$DRII (Diamond Resorts International, Inc.)

$DRII {{ '2016-06-29T22:15:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DRII said that the transaction is currently expected to close over the next few months. If completed, the transaction will result in Diamond Resorts becoming a privately held company, and its common shares will no longer be listed on any public market.

$HIBB {{ '2017-07-24T14:30:43+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Athletic specialty retailer $HIBB said it has launched a transactional e-commerce site named Hibbett.com. Hibbett expects its comparable store sales to decline around 10% YoY in 2Q17. The company forecasts a loss of $0.19-$0.22 per share for the second quarter.

$IBM {{ '2017-07-21T17:53:42+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IBM and University of Alberta published new data in Nature's partner journal Schizophrenia, exhibiting that machine learning algorithms helped predict schizophrenia with 74% accuracy. The technology predicted the severity of some symptoms in schizophrenia patients with significant correlation.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T19:32:05+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In the US segment, $GWW said it expects volume growth of 6-8% in the back half of the year, based on price changes. The company, meanwhile, did not give a month-wise update on volume growth.

$IBM {{ '2017-07-19T19:00:41+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$IBM expects improved revenue and gross margin performance in 2H17, pushed by its new IBM z systems mainframe servers launch in 2Q17. However, the company expects most of the growth to happen in 4Q17.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T18:59:11+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GWW said its mid-size customer volume continued to accelerate throughout 2Q17 and was positive for the first time in five years during the quarter. The company added that currently, about 50% of the mid-size customer volume is on more competitive pricing.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T14:00:08+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$GWW W.W. Grainger, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:44:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW's sales for the US segment were up 1% YoY in 2Q17, driven by a 5 percentage point increase from volume. Canada segment sales fell 3% in US dollars, while sales for the Other Businesses increased 11% during this period.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:41:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In the US segment, $GWW's gains from the sale of assets in 2Q17 were offset by restructuring costs. The Canadian business announced plans to close 59 branches in 2017 as part of restructuring. $GWW also announced the wind-down of its business in Colombia. Restructuring items represented $1.07 per share in charges.  Excluding them, EPS decreased 5%.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:37:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW CFO Ron Jadin announced that he will be retiring at 2017-end. Jadin joined Grainger in 1998 and has served in various financial roles including as CFO since 2008.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:34:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Despite a drastic fall in earnings in 2Q17, $GWW reiterated its 2017 sales and EPS guidance of sales growth of 1-4% and adjusted EPS of $10-11.30. CEO DG Macpherson said, "Outside the US, we took aggressive action to streamline our portfolio and focus on profitable businesses. Based on what we are seeing, we are reiterating our 2017 guidance."

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:26:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Industrial supplies company $GWW saw 43% fall in net earnings in 2Q17, even as sales increased 2% to $2.61Bil. The sales growth during the quarter was spurred by its continued volume growth from the pricing initiatives in the US. Net earnings were $98MM, or $1.67 per share, compared to $173MM, or $2.79 per share in the year-over period.

$IBM {{ '2017-07-18T23:42:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IBM maintained its FY17 EPS and cash flow expectations. The company continues to expect adjusted diluted EPS of at least $13.80 and GAAP diluted EPS of at least $11.95. Free cash flow is expected to be relatively flat year-to-year.

$IBM {{ '2017-07-18T23:35:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Big Blue $IBM reported 21st consecutive quarter of revenue decline, with 2Q17 earnings declining 7%. The decline was driven by all segments reporting a decline in revenue YoY. Net income was $2.3Bil or $2.48 per share in 2Q17, down from $2.5Bil or $2.61 per share a year ago. Revenue declined 4.7% to $19.3Bil.

$IBM {{ '2017-07-18T21:07:52+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$IBM International Business Machines Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$WYN {{ '2017-07-18T17:00:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WYN acquired Minnesota-based AmericInn hotel brand and its management company, Three Rivers Hospitality, from Northcott Hospitality for $170MM. AmericInn's portfolio consists of 200 primarily franchised hotels with about 11,600 rooms in 21 states, predominately in the Midwestern U.S., Ohio Valley, and Mountain states.

$NFLX {{ '2017-07-18T15:45:32+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$NFLX intends to continue with the existing model of providing content on its own network, rather than using other platforms. The company will maintain its competitive pricing, despite adding premium contents like HD, to ensure affordability for consumers. Netflix expects to leverage its intensive marketing strategy to grow further globally.

$NFLX {{ '2017-07-18T15:07:21+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$NFLX said the innovative content slate continues to help it expand membership base globally. Currently, the focus is on producing local content for the international audience, especially in Latin America and Europe. The company is investing more in Asia as it sees a huge opportunity in the region in the next couple of years.

$NFLX {{ '2017-07-17T21:58:03+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$NFLX Netflix Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q2 2017 highlights

$NFLX {{ '2017-07-17T21:05:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NFLX saw its streaming revenue growing 35.8% annually to $2.67Bil in 2Q17. Domestic streaming revenue jumped 24% to $1.51Bil, and international steaming revenue surged 53% to $1.17Bil.

$NFLX {{ '2017-07-17T20:47:15+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NFLX sees its strong membership growth continuing in 3Q17, and expects to add 0.75MM US members. International net adds for 3Q17 is forecast at 3.65MM. The company expects positive international contribution to profit in the full fiscal 2017. Operating margin is expected to be 7.1% in 2017, and is forecast to grow further in 2018 and beyond.

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Tuesday, July 18 2017 - 9:00pm
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