$MEG (Media General, Inc.)

$MEG {{ '2016-02-08T18:25:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Global information and measurement company $NLSN said that it agreed with $MEG to renew its subscription to $NLSN's local television measurement service, providing TV ratings service for $MEG's owned and operated stations across 48 markets. The deal also expands $MEG's subscription to Nielsen Local TV View (NLTV) to all of its stations.

$TGNA {{ '2017-07-26T13:25:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TGNA has declared a dividend of 7 cents per share, payable on Oct 2, 2017 to stockholders of record as on Sept 8, 2017. The company expects to pay a regular cash dividend of $0.28 per share annually as announced leading up to the spin-off of Cars.com, which was completed on May 31, 2017.

$SCHL {{ '2017-07-19T18:02:35+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Book publisher $SCHL has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share on its class-A and common stock for 1Q18.  The dividend is payable on September 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as on August 31, 2017.

$OMC {{ '2017-07-18T14:10:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Corporate communications firm $OMC has named Gracia Martore an independent director, effective immediately. The appointment of Martore, who retired as President and CEO of $TGNA recently, expands the BoD to 13 directors. Currently, she serves on the BoD of The Associated Press, FM Global, United Rentals and WestRock Company.

$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.

$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.

$TGNA {{ '2017-06-19T13:30:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TGNA agreed, together with the other owners of CareerBuilder, to sell CareerBuilder to an investor group led by investments funds managed by affiliates of $APO and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board. The proposed transaction is expected to close in 3Q17.

$TGNA {{ '2017-06-19T13:29:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TGNA said it will remain ongoing partner in CareerBuilder, lowering its current 53% controlling interest to 12.5% on a fully-diluted basis once proposed transaction is complete. As a result, CareerBuilder will no longer be consolidated within $TGNA's results and will instead be reflected as an equity investment within $TGNA's financial statements.

$TGNA {{ '2017-06-19T13:27:43+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TGNA agreed, together with other owners of CareerBuilder, to sell CareerBuilder to investor group led by investments funds managed by affiliates of $APO and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board. $TGNA's estimated cash proceeds are expected to be about $250MM, which will be used to retire existing debt and for other general corporate purposes.

$ASNA {{ '2017-06-08T20:39:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For 4Q17, $ASNA expects to incur a loss on a non-GAAP EPS basis of $0.06 to $0.01 and expects FY17 non-GAAP EPS in the range of $0.10 to $0.15.

$ASNA {{ '2017-06-08T20:37:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Specialty retailer $ASNA reported a net loss for 3Q17, driven by a non-cash pre-tax impairment charge of $1.3Bil. Net loss for the quarter was $1.03Bil or $5.29 loss per share compared to a net income of $0.15Bil or $0.08 per share a year ago. Revenue declined 6.24% to $1.56Bil, driven by a 8% comparable sales decline.

$ASNA {{ '2017-06-08T20:27:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Retail chain $ASNA appointed Marc Lasry and Stacey Rauch as members of its board of directors, effective immediately. Earlier, Lasry had served as a member of the board from February 2004 to October 2006. Rauch is a Director Emeritus of McKinsey and Company, where she was a leader in McKinsey's Retail and Consumer Goods Practices.

$URI {{ '2017-06-05T11:49:10+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Gracia Martore has joined $URI BoD, effective immediately.  Martore joins Shiv Singh, the company’s other new director, who was elected by stockholders at May 4 meeting. Martore recently retired as CEO of $TGNA, while Singh is an SVP at $V.

$TGNA {{ '2017-06-01T15:40:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TGNA has completed spin-off of Cars.com, creating two publicly traded companies named TEGNA and Cars.com. Effective June 1, 2017, Cars.com will begin regular trading on the NYSE under the symbol $CARS, while TEGNA will continue trading under the symbol $TGNA. Post-deal, TEGNA Media President Dave Lougee was named CEO of TEGNA Inc.

$TGNA {{ '2017-05-30T19:40:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TGNA declared a dividend of 7 cents per share, payable on July 3, 2017 to stockholders as of June 9, 2017. Additionally, $TGNA plans to complete its previously announced spin-off of Cars.com on May 31, 2017. Cars.com shares are expected to begin trading on June 1, 2017 on the NYSE under the symbol CARS.

$ASNA {{ '2017-05-18T13:12:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ASNA said it is in the process of completing that analysis and expects to record a material non-cash impairment charge of its goodwill and intangible assets during 3Q17.

$ASNA {{ '2017-05-18T13:11:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ASNA now expects 3Q17 non-GAAP EPS of $0.04-0.06 and comparable sales to decline 8%. For 2017, the company now predicts non-GAAP EPS of $0.10-0.15 and comparable sales to decrease 7-6%. $ASNA identified significant upside to change for growth cost savings target.

$NEWM {{ '2017-05-18T12:21:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NEWM said its BoD authorized the repurchase of up to $100MM of its common stock over the next 12 months. The company continues to firmly believe in its cash flows that support the dividend, its growth prospects, including acquisition pipeline and its long term strategy.

$TGNA {{ '2017-05-17T18:34:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TGNA expects 2017 total company revenues, on a pro forma basis, to remain in line with 2016 revenues of $2.7Bil, including CareerBuilder and excluding Cars.com. The company also expects to maintain its existing credit facility and expects to target long-term leverage levels in line with its peers.

$TGNA {{ '2017-05-17T18:32:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TGNA expects revenue growth of low to mid-single digits in 2017 and low to mid-teens in 2018, while EBITDA margins are expected between 35-37% in 2017 and between 39-42% in 2018. This guidance is for the next two years, on a pro forma basis, excluding Cars.com and CareerBuilder.

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