$BHE (Benchmark Electronics Inc.)

$BHE {{ '2016-03-01T17:24:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Provider of engineering services to OEMs $BHE said that Paul J. Tufano is named as an Independent Director to the company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. The company also announced the retirement of Peter G. Dorflinger from the Board and has elected David Scheible as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, effective immediately.

$AAPL {{ '2018-01-18T12:47:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Spurred by the Republican tax reform, $AAPL said it would increase its direct contribution to the US economy to over $350Bil over the next five years. The tech giant expects to invest over $30Bil in capital expenditures in the US during this period and create over 20,000 jobs through hiring at existing campuses and opening a new one.

$MDRX {{ '2018-01-08T14:39:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MDRX announced a definitive agreement to acquire Practice Fusion, for $100MM in cash, subject to adjustment for working capital and net debt. This transaction is targeted to close in Q1 of calendar 2018. Allscripts intends to fund the purchase price through its existing secured credit facilities and cash balances.

$XLNX {{ '2018-01-05T10:40:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$XLNX appointed Victor Peng as president and chief executive officer, effective Jan. 29, 2018.

$MSFT {{ '2018-01-04T15:19:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

As part of its Healthcare NExT initiative, $MSFT partnered with Seattle-based biotech firm Adaptive Biotechnologies. Microsoft and Adaptive will build a universal blood test that will screen a person's human immune system using the former's AI and machine learning technologies. Microsoft had invested an undisclosed amount for this partnership.

$PKE {{ '2018-01-04T14:30:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PKE said it has declared a special cash dividend of $3.00 per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on February 13, 2018, to shareholders of record on January 23, 2018. The dividend will be funded from the company's cash balances.

$PKE {{ '2018-01-04T14:27:54+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PKE, a manufacturer of advanced electronic materials, reported a 62% fall in 3Q18 earnings to $0.76MM, mainly owing to higher expenses and restructuring charges. Earnings dipped to $0.04 per share from $0.09 per share last year. Contributing to the slump in bottomline performance, sales dropped 1% annually to $26.14MM.

$KEM {{ '2018-01-03T17:52:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KEM expects that it will continue to experience strong performance, both in income statement and balance sheet, throughout balance of fiscal year. $KEM expects to continue to grow cash, with a 2Q ending balance of $253.7MM, and an estimated 3Q ending balance of $265-275MM, while lowering debt and lifting capital expenditures to build capacity.

$KEM {{ '2018-01-03T17:48:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KEM expects 3Q18 net sales to be within the $288-300MM range, and gross margin as a percentage of net sales are expected to be 26.5-27.5%. Order rates remain significantly higher than at the same time in the company’s 2Q, and distributor days-on-hand inventory remains within normal levels.

$MSFT {{ '2018-01-03T14:45:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT to acquire Pittsburgh-based data storage firm Avere Systems. The transaction terms were not disclosed. Microsoft believes that the addition of Avere Systems will add value to its cloud computing platform Azure and its customers. In March 2017, Avere closed a $14MM Series E funding in which $GOOG was one of the investors.

$BHE {{ '2017-12-19T12:08:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Electronics company $BHE said it appointed Roop Lakkaraju as EVP and CFO, to succeed Don Adam who will be retiring at year’s end. Most recently, Lakkaraju served as CFO of software firm Maana. Earlier, he had held leadership positions, including COO and CFO, in various private and public companies.

$MDRX {{ '2017-12-18T17:49:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In 4Q17, Horizon Health Network and Service New Brunswick extended its contract term with $MDRX through 2024, to further clinical advancements in EHR software and enhance the care experience for patients in its community. The organization has been an Allscripts client for more than two decades.

$MEI {{ '2017-12-15T18:22:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Electronics company $MEI has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.11 per share on its common stock, representing a 22% increase versus the previous dividend. The dividend is payable on January 26, 2018, to stockholders of record on January 12, 2018.

$JBL {{ '2017-12-15T14:44:23+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$JBL is targeting CapEx in the range of $700MM for FY18. The company expects this to be slightly heavier in 1H18. In terms of cash flow, $JBL’s expectations were to generate about $3.5Bil of operational cash flow over FY17, FY18 and FY19 and this plan remains in place.

$JBL {{ '2017-12-15T14:13:48+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

During 1Q18, $JBL posted revenues of $2.7Bil from its Diversified Manufacturing Services segment, an increase of 13% YoY and in line with previous guidance. This represented 49% of total company revenues. The Electronics Manufacturing Services segment revenues were $2.9Bil, up 6% YoY and representing 51% of total revenues.

$JBL {{ '2017-12-14T22:18:20+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

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$JBL {{ '2017-12-14T21:36:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For 2Q18, $JBL expects net revenues of $4.75-5.05Bil. US GAAP operating income is expected to be $124-169MM and GAAP diluted EPS is expected to be $0.31-0.57. Core operating income is expected to be $160-200MM while core diluted EPS is expected to be $0.50-0.74. $JBL expects consolidated revenue growth of 10% YoY in 2Q18.

$JBL {{ '2017-12-14T21:30:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JBL reported net income of $63.7MM or $0.35 per share in 1Q18 compared to $88MM or $0.47 per share in 1Q17. Core diluted EPS was $0.80 per share in 1Q18. Total revenues were $5.58Bil compared to $5.10Bil last year.

$AAPL {{ '2017-12-13T16:14:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Finisar Corp, which makes chips that can power various iPhone features including FaceID, will become the latest beneficiary of $AAPL's $1Bil Advanced Manufacturing Fund. Apple said it would invest $390MM in the chipmaker, following which, $FNSR shares shot up about 17% in premarket trading.

$CIEN {{ '2017-12-08T15:07:38+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$CIEN said it sees revenue growing between 5% and 7% over the next three years, and non-GAAP EPS growth in the 14-16% range. Ciena confirmed its long-term target of achieving 15% adj. operating margin on annualized basis. In each of the next three years, annual free cash flow generation is estimated to be about 60-70% of adjusted operating income.

$CIEN {{ '2017-12-08T14:55:32+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$CIEN expects to record revenues in the range of $625MM to $655MM in the first quarter of fiscal 2018, and gross margin in the low to mid 40s range. Operating expense is estimated to be $238MM. The dynamic of high startup costs related to market share expansion, and the corresponding low margins is expected to continue in the next two quarters.

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