$TU (TELUS Corporation)

$TU {{ '2016-10-03T17:06:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Canada's national telecommunications company $TU said the company and the Telecommunications Workers Union, United Steelworkers Local 1944 have agreed to the terms of a tentative collective agreement, covering approx. 10,800 $TU employees nationally. If approved, the new 5-year agreement will take effect later this year and expire on Dec. 31, 2021.

$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.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-20T22:39:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT, the 3rd largest market cap firm in US after $AAPL and $GOOGL, reported a profit that doubled in the tech giant's final quarter of 2017. The strong performance was boosted by growth in Cloud and Office businesses. GAAP net income surged 109% to $6.5Bil. GAAP EPS spiked up 112% to $0.83, aided by tax benefits. Non-GAAP EPS grew 42% to $0.98.

$KMI {{ '2017-07-20T18:31:43+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$KMI plans to cover all of its financial growth CapEx with the use of its surplus cash flow, without the need to access equity or debt markets. The company, however, will be accessing debt markets to refinance maturing debt.

$KMI {{ '2017-07-20T18:25:38+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Commenting on its intention to the share buyback, $KMI said it is interested in the opportunistic purchases of shares, particularly since the company's share to DCF ratio is about five turns below the peer group average.

$KMI {{ '2017-07-20T18:19:56+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$KMI's distributable cash flow (DCF), a commonly used metric to measure the ability of assets to generate cash earnings, was $1.02Bil for 2Q17, down slightly from $1.05Bil a year ago. The decline was primarily attributable to the sale of 50% of Southern Natural Gas Company and the Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd (KML) IPO transaction.

$KMI {{ '2017-07-20T18:04:59+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

At the end of 2Q17, $KMI's backlog stood at $12.2Bil. The company had new project additions in gas and CO2 which outpaced projects that were placed in service primarily in the terminals segment. The company continues to build out this backlog which it expects will contribute significant EBITDA to the segments when complete.

$KMI {{ '2017-07-19T21:48:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KMI BoD approved a cash dividend of $0.125 per share for 2Q17. The dividend is payable on Aug. 15, 2017, to common shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 31, 2017. $KMI also expects to declare an annual dividend of $0.80 per share for 2018, a 60% increase from the expected 2017 dividend.

$KMI {{ '2017-07-19T21:40:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

As a result of the recent IPO of its canadian assets, $KMI now expects to end FY17 with a net debt-to-Adjusted EBITDA ratio of approx. 5.2 times and growth capital investment of $3.1Bil. The company had earlier budgeted to invest $3.2Bil in growth projects and end the year with a net debt-to-Adjusted EBITDA ratio of approx. 5.4 times.

$KMI {{ '2017-07-19T21:36:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KMI, that recently had successful IPO of its Canadian business, posted a 7% increase in revenue for 2Q17 to $3.37Bil. The energy infrastructure company earned $337MM, or $0.15 per share, a slight increase from $333MM a year ago.

$KMI {{ '2017-07-19T21:15:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KMI forecast to raise dividend by 60% for 2018, the first increase since Dec. 2015. The company, at the end of 2015, slashed its dividend by 75% in order to cut costs and survive during the oil downturn. The company plans to increase its dividend to $1.00 per share in 2019 and $1.25 per share in 2020, a growth rate of 25% annually. The board also authorized a $2Bil share buyback program.

$KMI {{ '2017-07-19T20:37:01+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$KMI Kinder Morgan Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$EQIX {{ '2017-07-19T18:55:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$EQIX announced the appointment of Charles Meyers to the position of President of Strategy, Services and Innovation effective August 1.

$WPZ {{ '2017-07-19T13:32:50+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WPZ said Northwest Pipeline is seeking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approval for North Seattle Lateral Upgrade project in south Snohomish County in the state of Washington. The construction-related activities are scheduled to begin in 2Q19 and would be completed in 4Q19.

$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.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-18T14:54:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT partners with Chinese Internet search giant $BIDU. Baidu will use the tech giant's cloud computing platform Microsoft Azure for its self-driving car project Apollo. Baidu, which competes with $GOOG and $TSLA in the self-driving vehicle market, will use Microsoft's Azure and share its technologies with Apollo partners outside China.

$ADTN {{ '2017-07-18T12:00:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Networking solutions provider $ADTN has commenced lab testing of innovations in the ‘G.fast standard 212MHz and coordinated dynamic time allocation,’ in association with communications firm Deutsche Telekom. The evaluation of ultra-broadband technologies will allow rapid deployment of ultra-fast broadband services with minimal disruption.

$ADTN {{ '2017-07-18T11:56:10+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Networking solutions provider $ADTN has signed a supply agreement with nbn to advance high-speed broadband access in Australia. The agreement, which covers software, hardware and services, includes commitments from both companies to support the ongoing nationwide network rollout.

$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.

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