$ACCO (ACCO Brands Corporation)

$ACCO {{ '2016-01-29T14:13:31+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$NWL, which competes with $ACCO and $AVY, said the exclusion of Venezuela will negatively impact its 1Q16 normalized EPS by about $0.03-0.04. In 2016, the company is planning to increase A&P funding by about 20% to 5.5% of sales.

$SON {{ '2017-10-16T17:20:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SON declared a $0.39 per share quarterly common stock dividend. The dividend will be paid on Dec 8, 2017, to shareholders as of Nov 10, 2017.

$WHR {{ '2017-10-16T17:06:43+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WHR's BoD declared a quarterly dividend of $1.10 per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on Dec. 15, 2017, to stockholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 17, 2017.

$PBI {{ '2017-10-16T15:30:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PBI announced a strategic relationship with ConnectShip | iShip to make Pitney Bowes Complete Shipping APIs for USPS postage available on ConnectShip l iShip’s multi-carrier shipping platform. ConnectShip l iShip will be able to integrate the APIs into the shipping and logistics solutions it provides to mid-size and enterprise customers.

$AYI {{ '2017-10-05T21:02:47+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AYI's board reviews its dividend policy each quarter and the company feels comfortable with where the dividend is now. $AYI continues to see really significant growth opportunities, when looking at over the last 6-7 years, the company has deployed in acquisitions using both cash and stock, but close to a range of a billion or two.

$AYI {{ '2017-10-05T20:54:13+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AYI's adjusted selling, general and administrative expenses for 4Q17 decreased by 15.2MM from last year. The decrease was primarily due to lower incentive compensation expense, partially offset by greater salary and healthcare cost due to continued investment in additional head count that support and drive its tiered solution strategy.

$MMM {{ '2017-10-05T19:53:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MMM announced the early tender results of its previously announced tender offers to purchase for cash up to $400MM aggregate principal amount of its 5.70% notes due 2037 and 6.375% debentures due 2028. The company said it has exercised its option to have an early settlement date on Oct. 6, 2017

$JCI {{ '2017-10-05T11:28:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JCI has completed the previously announced sale of its Scott Safety business to $MMM for approx $2Bil. Net cash proceeds from the transaction were $1.9Bil, and will be used to repay a portion of Tyco International Holding Sarl's $4Bil of merger-related debt.

$MMM {{ '2017-10-04T21:03:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MMM completed its acquisition of Scott Safety from $JCI for a total enterprise value of $2.0Bil. The company estimates the acquisition to be $0.08 dilutive to earnings in 4Q17.

$PBI {{ '2017-10-04T15:12:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PBI announced that Mark Shearer, EVP and President, SMB Solutions, is retiring in 1Q18. Jason Dies will succeed Shearer in these roles. Meanwhile, Grant Miller, previously COO of Document Messaging Technologies business, will succeed Dies as President of DMT.

$AYI {{ '2017-10-04T12:58:10+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AYI expects growth rate for lighting and building management solutions in the North American market, which includes renovation and retrofit activity and comprises over 97% of revenues, will be up low single-digits for FY18, reflecting expected rebound in 2H18. $AYI sees FY18 tax rate of about 35.5% and capital expenditures of about 2% of sales.

$AYI {{ '2017-10-04T12:56:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AYI remains bullish regarding the company's prospects for continued future profitable growth. The company expects to see some volatility in demand among certain sales channels and geographies, including possible short-term volatility due to the recent hurricanes that hit Florida, Texas, and Puerto Rico.

$AYI {{ '2017-10-04T12:54:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AYI's gross margin for 4Q17 declined 100 basis points to 42.5% from last year. Higher warranty expense and labor costs were primarily responsible for the lower gross profit margin. Adjusted selling, distribution & administrative expenses lowered 250 basis points due to a decline in incentive compensation expense.

$AYI {{ '2017-10-04T12:51:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AYI reported a 9% jump in 4Q17 earnings driven by higher sales. Net income rose to $90.5MM or $2.15 per share from $82.9MM or $1.89 per share last year. Net sales grew 3.5% to $957.6MM, on a 4.5% increase in volume, partially offset by a 1% net unfavorable change in product prices and mix of products sold. Adjusted EPS increased 15.4% to $2.55.

$MMM {{ '2017-10-03T13:42:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MMM has completed the sale of its electronic monitoring business to funds advised by Apax Partners, a global private equity advisory firm, for approx $200MM, net of cash sold and closing adjustments. 3M will record about $0.12 per share benefit in 4Q17 from this divestiture.

$PBI {{ '2017-10-02T14:52:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PBI completed its acquisition of Newgistics Inc. $PBI plans to operate Newgistics as an independent business through the remainder of 2017 and into 1Q18 to provide consistent support to clients and avoid any disruptions to operations during the busy holiday shipping and returns season.

$MMM {{ '2017-10-02T14:35:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MMM appointed Paul Keel as SVP of Business Development and Marketing-Sales, and Jon Lindekugelas SVP of Supply Chain. These appointments are effective Oct. 1, 2017. Paul and Jon will continue to report to H.C. Shin, vice chair and executive vice president.

$WSO {{ '2017-10-02T12:55:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WSO BoD has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $1.25 on each outstanding share of its Common and Class B common stock. The dividend is payable on Oct 31, 2017 to shareholders as on Oct 16, 2017.

$NWL {{ '2017-09-26T12:35:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NWL said it is reinstating its Stock Repurchase Program that it voluntarily suspended in 4Q15, related to Jarden transaction. Under current authorization, which is effective through end of 2017, about $256MM of original $500MM is available for repurchase. $NWL is on track to achieve its leverage ratio target of 3.0 to 3.5 times in 2018.

$TPX {{ '2017-09-25T13:02:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TPX, a manufacturer of bedding products, appointed Bhaskar Rao as EVP and CFO, effective October 13, 2017. Rao joined Tempur Sealy in 2004 after spending nine years in a public accounting firm. He replaces Barry Hytinen who has chosen to step down to pursue other opportunities, effective October 13, 2017.

$MLHR {{ '2017-09-21T20:15:08+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$MLHR said the growth in the consumer business was quite strong during 1Q18. This was helped by the launch of new products and the opening of new studios. The online segment of the business is also seeing good growth. The company is optimistic on the growth opportunity of this business.

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