$ZFC (ZAIS Financial Corp.)

$ZFC {{ '2016-09-13T11:47:51+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Prior to closing of the merger, $ZFC will start a tender offer to buy its outstanding shares having an aggregate value of up to $64.3MM. The offer will be made at not less than $15.36 per share. The merger has been approved by both companies' BoDs. Company expects the transaction to close in 4Q16.

$FOX {{ '2017-07-19T15:08:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FOX added two executives to new roles in its global Human Resources group with the promotion of Julie Franke to SVP of Employer Brand and Strategic Talent Acquisition, and the appointment of Carsten von der Linden to SVP of Talent Management.

$FOXA {{ '2017-07-10T17:13:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FOXA unit and media firm Fox Networks Group named Oliver Dizon EVP of Pricing and Planning for FNG Advertising Sales. Dizon will report to FNG’s President of Advertising Revenue Joe Marchese.  Most recently, Dizon served as SVP of Sales Revenue Management and Client Services for ESPN.

$SBRA {{ '2017-07-06T14:01:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SBRA has hired Brent Chappell as EVP, Portfolio Manager effective immediately. Mr. Chappell has previously worked with LTC Properties, Inc. in the role of SVP of Investment and Portfolio Management.

$FOX {{ '2017-06-27T12:51:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FOX received clearance from the Republic of Ireland's Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment for proposed acquisition of Sky. The decision follows rulings clearing the transaction on public interest grounds including plurality by authorities in all of the markets in which Sky operates outside of the UK.

$NEWM {{ '2017-06-26T21:25:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NEWM announced that its small and medium-sized business solutions provider, formerly known as Propel Business Services, has been rebranded as UpCurve. In addition, the digital marketing services of UpCurve, previously known as Propel Marketing, will be marketed under the ThriveHive name.

$NEWM {{ '2017-06-19T13:31:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NEWM to acquire several newspapers and related assets from Calkins Media, Inc. for $17.5MM. The company expects the acquisition to close within the next 30 days.

$VIAB {{ '2017-06-15T18:33:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VIAB announced the formation of an Advanced Advertising group to lead ad product innovation and advanced analytics across all screens and platforms. Bryson Gordon will lead the group as EVP of Advanced Advertising and will report to Sean Moran, Head of Marketing & Partner Solutions, and Kern Schireson, Chief Data Officer.

$VIA {{ '2017-06-15T14:14:15+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VIA $VIAB said Josh Clark joins the Distribution and Business Development department as SVP of Distribution Partnerships after previously serving as VP of Programming at DISH Network. Richelle Clements has been hired as SVP, Deal Finance, a role in which she will lead distribution deal analysis, financial strategy and analytics.

$VIA {{ '2017-06-15T14:12:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VIA $VIAB elevated Samantha Cooper and Deena Demasi to EVP, and will continue to report directly to Tom Gorke, EVP, Head of Distribution and Business Development. The company named Andrew Borak as SVP of Distribution Marketing, reporting to Demasi, and Sheri Weidner as SVP of Distribution Partnerships, reporting to Cooper.

$FOX {{ '2017-06-06T15:58:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FOX's FoxNext acquired Aftershock, a creator of mobile games with studios in Los Angeles and San Francisco. This marks FoxNext's first acquisition since it was formed in January. Aftershock will be led by Aaron Loeb, who joins FoxNext as President of Studios for FoxNext Games, reporting to President Salil Mehta.

$DISCA {{ '2017-05-31T16:58:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DISCA has appointed Christopher McGrath as SVP, Data & Analytics. Based in Discovery’s New York office, McGrath will report to Chief Technology Officer John Honeycutt. Previously, McGrath served as SVP, Data Strategy & Consumer Intelligence, at $VIA. He has also held e-commerce and analyst roles at Starwood Hotels and Bertelsmann.

$ULTA {{ '2017-05-25T21:57:13+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

For 2Q17, $ULTA expects operating margin to be flat, gross profit to be up a little bit and SG&A to be down a little bit. For 3Q17, the company estimates to have pressure on the gross profit, because of the higher rent of the stores. $ULTA expects more leverage in 4Q17.

$ULTA {{ '2017-05-25T21:38:28+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ULTA said that ulta.com team delivered 70.9% growth in ecommerce business during 1Q17. This was the highest quarterly growth rate for $ULTA's ecom business since 1Q14. The number of omnichannel loyalty members continue to increase and now represent 8.6% of the members. Total traffic growth was up 77% and mobile traffic rose 107%.

$ULTA {{ '2017-05-25T21:24:00+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

During 1Q17, $ULTA acquired 1.1MM net new loyalty members, bringing the ultimate rewards program to 24.5MM active members. This represents year-over-year growth of 26% due to the healthy traffic in the stores, supported by the merchandising and marketing efforts. The company expects loyalty membership to grow well above the square footage growth.

$ULTA {{ '2017-05-25T20:57:41+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$ULTA Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q1 2017 highlights

$ULTA {{ '2017-05-25T20:50:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

During 1Q17, $ULTA opened 18 stores and closed two stores. The company ended 1Q17 with 990 stores. Square footage increased 12% to 10,433,185 compared to 1Q16.

$ULTA {{ '2017-05-25T20:47:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For 2Q17, $ULTA expects net sales to be $1.257-1.278Bil and comparable sales to increase 10-12%. Diluted EPS is estimated to be $1.72-1.77.

$ULTA {{ '2017-05-25T20:45:51+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ULTA increased its outlook for FY17. Now, the company expects EPS to grow in the mid-20s percent range compared to previous guidance of low 20s percent range. $ULTA expects to open 100 net new stores, remodel 11 locations and relocate 6 stores in FY17.

$ULTA {{ '2017-05-25T20:35:21+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ULTA reported a 40% increase in 1Q17 profit, helped by higher sales. Net income surged to $128.2MM or $2.05 per share from $92MM or $1.45 per share in the prior year quarter. Sales increased 22.5% to $1.315Bil and comparable sales increased 14.3%.

$VIAB {{ '2017-05-25T18:48:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VIAB and Altice USA announced a multi-year partnership that includes advanced advertising and content distribution agreements. This combines Altice USA's multi-screen advertising platforms and analytics capabilities with $VIAB’s advertising offerings to deliver advertising across multiple screens. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

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