$BRK.B (Berkshire Hathaway Inc.)

$BRK.B {{ '2015-12-24T16:11:03+0000' | timeago}} • SEC

On Aug. 8, $BRK.B agreed with $PCP to buy for $235 per common share in cash, all outstanding $PCP shares, other than those it already own, about 2.7MM shares or 1.96%, for aggregate consideration of about $31.7Bil. It is expected that balance competition clearances will be obtained and that acquisition to close no later than end of 1Q16.

$RNR {{ '2018-01-19T14:34:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

RenaissanceRe Ventures Ltd., a subsidiary of $RNR, agreed to buy a minority shareholding in Catalina. The agreement is expected to close concurrently with the majority acquisition of Catalina by affiliates of Apollo Global Management. Aditya Dutt, President of Renaissance Underwriting Managers Ltd., will join the Catalina BoD.

$HUM {{ '2018-01-16T20:57:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Healthcare company $HUM has appointed Luis Torres Olivera as President, Health and Well-being, for the Puerto Rico Market. Torres Olivera, who joined the company more than a decade ago, has overseen several key projects. He succeeds Earl Harper, who will be retiring at the end of February 2018.

$RGA {{ '2018-01-11T15:21:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RGA and $RNR launched Langhorne Re, a global reinsurer targeting large in-force life and annuity blocks. Langhorne Re will combine a long-term capital base with underwriting and third-party capital management support from $RGA and $RNR to purchase large in-force life and annuity blocks, allowing clients to optimize their capital management.

$TROW {{ '2018-01-11T15:05:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TROW reported preliminary month-end assets under management of $991Bil as of Dec. 31, 2017. Client transfers from mutual funds to other portfolios were $1.7Bil and $4.2Bil for the month- and quarter-ended Dec. 31, 2017.

$ALL {{ '2018-01-04T18:01:43+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ALL has promoted Steve Shebik to Vice Chairman, Glenn Shapiro to President of Allstate Personal Lines and Mario Rizzo to CFO. President Matt Winter has decided to retire in late February after eight years at $ALL. Shebik and Shapiro will report to CEO Tom Wilson while Rizzo will report to Shebik.

$RNR {{ '2017-12-22T14:40:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RNR conducted a preliminary assessment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Due to the reduction in the corporate tax rate from 35% to 21% effective Jan. 1, 2018, $RNR anticipates it will write down a portion of its deferred tax asset and expects this write-down to reduce net income by approx. $40MM in the period in which the Tax Bill is enacted.

$ALL {{ '2017-12-21T16:52:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ALL elected Margaret Keane, president and CEO of $SYF, to its BoD, effective Jan. 1. As of that date, the Allstate board will stand at 12 directors.

$HUM {{ '2017-12-19T15:27:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HUM signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 40% minority interest in the Kindred at Home Division of $KND for an estimated cash consideration of approximately $800MM. Humana does not anticipate a material impact to earnings in 2017 from this pending transaction.

$KND {{ '2017-12-19T13:44:51+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KND's BoD approved a definitive agreement whereby it will be acquired by a consortium of three companies: TPG Capital, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and $HUM for about $4.1Bil in cash including the assumption or repayment of net debt. The transaction is expected to close during the summer of 2018.

$COST {{ '2017-12-15T18:11:43+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Membership renewal rates for $COST remained flat during 1Q18 when compared to 4Q17. Renewal rates were 90% in the U.S. and Canada and 87.2% worldwide. CFO Richard Galanti said, “We feel very good about our renewal rates and so far so good on what we've felt the impact of the credit cards switch and auto bill.”

$COST {{ '2017-12-15T18:11:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Costco’s membership fee revenue grew 10% YoY to $692MM during the first quarter of 2018. In FY17, $COST’s Gold Star and Executive membership fee increase brought in approx. $23MM in membership fee revenue and expects to have a positive impact on the membership fee revenue by approx. $175MM in FY18.

$COST {{ '2017-12-14T21:43:54+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$COST Costco Wholesale Corp. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q1 2018 Highlights

$HUM {{ '2017-12-14T14:23:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Health Insurance company $HUM has authorized a $3Bil share repurchase program, replacing a $2.25Bil program authorized by the company earlier. The new program will expire on December 31, 2020.

$ANTM {{ '2017-12-11T14:59:25+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

At a time when the US health insurance sector stares at a rise in premium prices, amid the government’s move to repeal the Individual Mandate clause, an analysis shows that major players in the sector registered consistent revenue growth over the past ten years. $ANTM $UNH $AET $HUM $CI

$RNR {{ '2017-12-06T16:51:40+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RNR now estimates that losses from the October 2017 California Wildfires will have a net negative impact of $90MM on its 4Q17 results of operations. The October 2017 California Wildfires caused widespread damage to both personal and commercial property in and around the impacted regions.

$WMT {{ '2017-11-30T15:34:45+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

This year, the Thanksgiving weekend witnessed a marked growth in sales compared to the previous years. Online sales reached record levels on Cyber Monday and surpassed expectations, driven primarily by the promotional pricing offered by retailers. $WMT $TGT $AMZN $KSS $M $COST $BBY $GME $HD $LOW

$COST {{ '2017-11-30T15:09:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$COST reported 13% hike in sales for the month of Nov., which includes the recently concluded Thanksgiving, Black Friday and holiday weekend sales. With online sales continue to dominate the brick-and-mortar sales in Thanksgiving weekend holiday sales, Costco’s comp sales grew 10.8% and E-commerce saw a sales increase of 39% during Nov.

$TGT {{ '2017-11-30T14:28:22+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

During the Thanksgiving weekend, a large number of consumers turned to their smartphones and computer screens for their shopping needs. Amazon, as expected, gobbled up a lion's share of the online transactions. Lets take a look at the other retailers that made a killing last weekend. $TGT $WMT $AMZN $KSS $M $COST $BBY $GME $HD $LOW

$WMT {{ '2017-11-27T20:17:32+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

As the retail industry prepares for another profitable holiday season, we take a look at how much various companies have resisted the crippling impact of Amazon. Most companies have already reported higher Black Friday sales this year. $WMT $TGT $COST $JWN $DLTR $KSS $M $AMZN

$ALL {{ '2017-11-20T17:55:45+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$ALL Allstate Corporation Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q3 2017 Highlights

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