$AYA (Amaya, Inc.)

$AYA {{ '2016-03-29T13:40:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Gaming products company $AYA said its Chairman and CEO David Baazov is taking a voluntary leave of absence effective yesterday. Mr. Baazov is taking this leave to focus on preparing an offer to acquire $AYA and to avoid distractions while responding to allegations made against him by the securities regulatory authority AMF.

$WRK {{ '2018-01-17T18:04:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WRK has named James Armstrong as Vice President, Investor Relations. Most recently, Armstrong covered the paper, packaging and building materials industry through his own investment research firm. Prior to this, he was Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Vertical Research Partners.

$CSX {{ '2018-01-17T12:49:51+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$CSX expects a step-down in the operating ratio every year for the next three years. The company expects CapEx to be $1.6Bil down significantly from FY17.

$CSX {{ '2018-01-17T12:34:04+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

For FY18, $CSX expects revenue to be up slightly with merchandising intermodal services offerings much better than last year. The company expects to see "more favourable results" in the second half of the year.

$CSX {{ '2018-01-16T21:31:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Even as revenue slipped 6% to $2.86Bil, $CSX saw earnings jump almost 9 times to $4.14Bil or $4.62 per diluted share in 4Q17 from last year's $458MM or $0.49 per share. This was due to a $3.16Bil income tax benefit in the quarter.

$INFO {{ '2018-01-16T20:28:30+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$INFO IHS Markit Ltd. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 Highlights

$TGNA {{ '2018-01-16T16:09:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TGNA and $SNE entered into an exclusive, multi-year distribution agreement for TEGNA’s programming in the US and internationally. Under the terms, Sony Pictures will distribute all TEGNA owned first-run programming, including the new series “Daily Blast Live”, as well as future development.

$CHDN {{ '2018-01-10T14:19:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CHDN, an online entertainment company, has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase up to $500MM of its common shares. The company plans to fund the share purchase with proceeds from the sale of its subsidiary Big Fish Games.

$CHDN {{ '2018-01-10T14:11:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Gaming company $CHDN said it has closed the sale of its mobile gaming subsidiary Big Fish Games to Aristocrat Technologies for $990MM in cash. Aristocrat Technologies is a unit of Australia-based Aristocrat Leisure Limited. Churchill Downs intends to use proceeds from the sale for general corporate purposes.

$CSX {{ '2018-01-08T21:10:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CSX announced that Edmond L. Harris has been named executive vice president of operations, effective immediately.

$WRK {{ '2018-01-08T12:11:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WRK completed the previously announced acquisition of Plymouth Packaging, Inc., a corrugated packaging company. This latest acquisition represents $WRK's entry into the corrugated packaging market. Financial details of the deal remained undisclosed.

$SGMS {{ '2018-01-05T15:07:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SGMS, a leading provider of gaming solutions, has closed the acquisition of sports betting platform NYX Gaming Group. Pursuant to the buyout, the NYX shares will be de-listed from the TSX Venture Exchange. The deal positions Scientific Games to capitalize on future regulatory developments in real-money wagering and sports betting.

$INFO {{ '2018-01-03T13:30:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$INFO appointed Lord Browne of Madingley and Nicoletta Giadrossi as new directors of the company. Also, Lance Uggla, the company’s president and COO, became chairman and CEO of $INFO on Jan. 1, 2018, following the retirement of chairman and CEO Jerre Stead on Dec. 31, 2017.

$CSX {{ '2017-12-26T11:05:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CSX named James Foote as the company’s President and CEO, effective Dec. 22, 2017. Foote was named acting CEO on Dec. 14, 2017 after Hunter Harrison was placed on medical leave. James Foote will also join the company's BoD.

$SGMS {{ '2017-12-21T16:49:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SGMS and NYX Gaming Group announced shareholder approval for acquisition of NYX. A court-sanctioned scheme of arrangement achieved broad shareholder support with 99% of votes cast approving the same. The acquisition is scheduled to close in early January.

$RHT {{ '2017-12-20T14:24:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Open source software provider $RHT, which recently announced partnerships with $BABA and SoftBank, saw a surge in its 3Q18 profit, driven by higher subscriptions and higher revenue. Profit surged 49% to $101.3MM or $0.54 per share, up from $68MM or $0.37 a year earlier. Revenue rose 22% to $748MM. On an adjusted basis, $RHT earned $0.73 per share.

$LC {{ '2017-12-20T12:22:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Credit management company $LC has appointed Patty McCord to its board of directors, effective immediately. She has served $NFLX for about 14 years in various capacities, including Chief Talent Officer. McCord’s areas of expertise include staffing, communications and international human resource.

$GLPI {{ '2017-12-18T14:49:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GLPI entered into agreements with $PENN, $PNK and $BYD to accommodate the proposed acquisition of Pinnacle by Penn. The company has agreed to amend the Master Lease with $PNK to allow for the sale of the operating assets at Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City, Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles and Belterra Casino Resort.

$BYD {{ '2017-12-18T13:30:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Diversified gaming operator $BYD signed an agreement with $PENN to acquire operations of the latter's four entertainment facilities located in Missouri, Indiana and Ohio for about $575MM. The buyout is in connection with Penn’s acquisition of $PNK. The company expects the transaction to be cash-flow positive and immediately accretive to earnings.

$PENN {{ '2017-12-18T13:21:36+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PENN, which operates gaming facilities, has agreed to acquire entertainment firm $PNK for about $2.8Bil. The cash-and-stock transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2018, and generate about $100MM in annual run-rate cost synergies following integration. It is expected to be immediately accretive to free cash flow in the first year.

$NYX {{ '2017-12-18T12:45:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Digital gaming company $NYX, along with gaming systems provider $SGMS, said Pollard Equities has entered into an agreement to support their merger. NYX Gaming shareholders have been urged to vote in favor of the acquisition. Earlier, NYX Games had agreed to acquire Scientific Games for CAD$2.40 per share.

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CSX (CSX Corp.)
Tuesday, January 16 2018 - 9:30pm
INFO (IHS Markit Ltd.)
Tuesday, January 16 2018 - 1:00pm
IGT (International Game Technology PLC)
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SGMS (Scientific Games Corporation)
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CHDN (Churchill Downs Inc.)
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