$MFRM (Mattress Firm Holding Corp.)

$MFRM {{ '2016-08-08T13:17:05+0000' | timeago}} • Hot News

Steinhoff International to acquire $MFRM. The acquisition is expected to close by or around the end of the third calendar quarter. At the close of the transaction, $MFRM will operate as a subsidiary of Steinhoff from $MFRM's current headquarters in Houston, Texas.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T14:22:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$MSFT said the large markets like the US, Germany and Japan performed better than its expectations in 4Q17. To compete with its competitors $GOOGL and $AMZN, Microsoft invested about $3.3Bil in CapEx, which includes the capital leases. This was up sequentially partly due to the deferral of planned datacenter spending from 3Q17 to 4Q17.

$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.

$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.

$GS {{ '2017-07-19T11:22:37+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GS advised a number of important transactions that were announced during 2Q17, including $BCR's $24Bil sale to $BDX. $AMZN's $13.7Bil acquisition of $WFM, and $DFT's $7.6Bil merger with $DLR.

$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.

$ETH {{ '2017-07-18T13:21:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ETH expects to report FY17 consolidated net sales of $763.4MM compared to $794.2MM in the prior year, wholesale net sales of $453.3MM, and retail net sales of $603.7MM. Net sales and earnings in 4Q17 are projected to be impacted by tough comparative numbers from the prior year quarter.

$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.

$SCSS {{ '2017-07-17T21:03:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SCSS reiterates its outlook for FY17 EPS of $1.25 to $1.50. The company anticipates high single-digit sales growth, including 4-6% points from net new store openings and low single-digit comp store growth. CapEx is expected to be to approx. $55MM.

$SCSS {{ '2017-07-17T20:58:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Maker of foundations and bedding accessories $SCSS reported 2Q17 net loss of $778,000, or $0.02 loss per share, compared to earnings of $1.42MM, or $0.02 per share during 2Q16. Net sales during the quarter rose 3% YoY to $285MM.

$BAX {{ '2017-07-17T20:58:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BAX appointed Cathy Smith, EVP and CFO of $TGT, to its BoD, bringing the total number of directors serving the company at this time to 13. Smith now also serves on $BAX's Audit Committee.

$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.

$NFLX {{ '2017-07-17T20:38:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Video streaming service $NFLX posted a 60% growth in 2Q17 profit to $66MM as streaming membership grew more than expected. EPS moved up to $0.15 from $0.09 last year, and total revenues climbed 32.3%YoY to 2.79Bil. Netflix also crossed the milestone of 100MM members and registered more international members than domestic members during the quarter.

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