$SHLD (Sears Holdings Corporation)

$SHLD {{ '2016-05-26T14:16:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SHLD, which owns retail store brands Sears and Kmart, reported a wider 1Q16 loss and said it is exploring options for its popular appliance and tool brands Kenmore, Craftsman, and DieHard, as well as for its Sears Home Services repair business.$SHLD said it is evaluating potential partnerships or other transactions for the brands.

$FB {{ '2017-07-26T21:51:13+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FB's ad revenue for 2Q17 rose 47% YoY to $9.16Bil. This growth rate is more than double of what Google generated in 2Q17. FB's rival and online advertising competitor $GOOG reported 19% increase in ad revenue from Google for 2Q17.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-26T17:21:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The BoD of $GWW declared a cash dividend of $1.28 per share, payable on Sept 1, 2017, to shareholders as on Aug 14, 2017.

$TXN {{ '2017-07-25T22:07:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TXN, which supplies chips to $AAPL (iPhone) for charging controller and power management reported strong segment results. Analog revenues increased 18% due to increased production of 300mm wafers, which is 40% cheaper vs 200mm wafers. Embedded Processing revenue grew 15% due to increased revenues from microcontrollers and processors product lines.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-25T21:44:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW has appointed Beatriz R. Perez, SVP & Chief Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability Officer of $KO, to its Board of Directors.

$CMG {{ '2017-07-25T21:27:43+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CMG, that struggles to win back customers after the E.coli and norovirus outbreaks, said it expects its FY17 comparable restaurant sales to increase in the high single digits. The company expects to open about 195 - 210 new restaurants in FY17.

$CMG {{ '2017-07-25T21:23:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The burrito maker $CMG reported 17.1% rise in its 2Q17 revenues to $1.17Bil, helped by new restaurant openings and 8.1% rise in comparable restaurant sales. Net income rose to $66.7MM, or $2.32 per share, compared to $25.6MM, or $0.87 per share during 2Q16. Restaurant level operating margin during the quarter rose to 8.8%

$CMG {{ '2017-07-25T21:03:15+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

The burrito maker $CMG, that is still recovering from the prolonged food safety crisis, posted 5% decline in its average restaurant sales. The company's restaurant level operating margin increased to 18.8%.

$CMG {{ '2017-07-25T21:02:28+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 highlights

$SWK {{ '2017-07-25T17:18:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SWK named Janet Link SVP, General Counsel and Secretary. Link joins the company from $JCP where she served as General Counsel. Link succeeds Bruce Beatt who is retiring from the company after 17 years of service.

$SWK {{ '2017-07-25T15:22:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SWK appointed Janet Link as SVP, General Counsel and Secretary. Link joins the company from $JCP where she served as General Counsel. She succeeds Bruce Beattwho is retiring from the company. Link's appointment is effective immediately and Beatt will remain with $SWK for a transition period extending through April 2018.

$LW {{ '2017-07-25T13:48:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$LW appointed Andre Hawaux, COO of $DKS, and Hala Moddelmog, CEO of the Metro Atlanta Chamber, to its BoD, effective July 19, 2017. Executive Chairman Timothy McLevish has decided not to seek re-election to its BoD. The Board will appoint current lead independent director W.G. Jurgensen to the role of Non-Executive Chairman.

$JCP {{ '2017-07-25T13:20:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JCP appointed Jeffrey Davis as EVP and CFO, effective July 24, 2017. He will succeed Andrew Drexler, who has been serving as interim CFO while the company completed its search. Davis will report to Marvin Ellison, chairman and CEO of JCPenney. Davis most recently served as CFO at $DRI.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T23:30:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GOOGL is in the process of testing and developing Google Maps to enhance the customer experience. The company intends to roll out Store Sales Measurement in the coming months to enable advertisers to measure revenue, in addition to store visits. Going ahead, Google sees strong growth for YouTube across all platforms, including television.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T22:35:02+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

For 3Q17, $GOOGL expects headcount additions to be seasonally high. Going ahead, significant contributions are expected from the growing non-ads revenue businesses, especially Google Play. Google continues to shift its focus to AI-driven computing, with efforts to make the technology available to people across the world.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T22:12:43+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GOOGL said the 20% growth in search revenue in 2Q17 was driven mainly by mobile search and YouTube. The $2.8Bil capital expenditure reflected investments in production equipment facilities and development of data centers. The internet search leader raised its stock–based compensation by 40% annually to $1.9Bil in the second quarter.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T21:13:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GOOGL said revenues of the Google segment grew 21% annually to $25.76Bil in 2Q17. Revenues of Other Bets division climbed 34% to $248MM. Revenues from US operations advanced 23%, and those from Europe, Middle East and Africa moved up 14%. APAC revenues grew 28%, while other Americas revenues dropped 8%.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T21:00:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Earnings of search service behemoth $GOOGL fell sharply in 2Q17, hurt by penalty imposed by the EU in an antitrust lawsuit. EPS dropped to $5.01 from $7 last year, despite a 21% rise in revenues. There was a 52% annual growth in aggregate paid clicks, while aggregate cost-per-click dropped 23%. Alphabet’s Other Bets division remained in loss.

$GOOG {{ '2017-07-24T20:58:25+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$GOOG $GOOGL Alphabet Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q2 2017 highlights

$JCP {{ '2017-07-24T13:50:50+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JCP has rolled out Apple Pay to all stores nationwide. The company will also make its credit card available on Apple Pay, which allows credit card users to earn shopping points through its loyalty program JCPenney Rewards.

$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.

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