$KS (KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation)

$KS {{ '2015-12-16T15:18:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Packaging products company $KS said it will temporarily curtail operations, due to seasonally softer market conditions, at its Longview Mill beginning December 21. The curtailment will last for seven days for the entire mill and will extend for an additional two days for certain product grades and paper machines.

$DOW {{ '2017-07-27T17:42:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Following the US Antitrust clearance in June for DuPont-Dow merger, $DOW, a part of “Big 6” agrochemical family reported a spike in revenue for second quarter 2017. Total Sales grew 16% to $13.8Bil and sales from North America, Dow’s largest market surged 14% to $5.2Bil.

$DOW {{ '2017-07-27T15:35:48+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$DOW The Dow Chemical Company Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$SPLS {{ '2017-07-27T13:34:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The Federal Trade Commission has granted $SPLS early termination of the waiting period, under the Antitrust Act, in connection with the pending acquisition of the company by investment funds managed by Sycamore Partners. The termination of the waiting period satisfies one of the conditions to the closing of the pending acquisition.

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T12:19:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG expects 1Q18 results to be the lowest organic sales and core EPS growth period of the year, as the period compares against the highest organic growth base period. Top-line headwinds from portfolio choices and the recent Gillette price reduction in the US will primarily impact 1H18 and will annualize as the year progresses.

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T12:18:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG expects FY18 core EPS of 5-7% versus core EPS of $3.92 in FY17. $PG said it expects core EPS growth in FY18 to be driven primarily by core operating profit growth. All-in GAAP earnings per share are expected to decrease 26-28% versus FY17 GAAP EPS of $5.59.

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T12:16:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG expects FY18 organic sales growth in the range of 2-3%. $PG estimates all-in sales growth of about 3% for FY18, which includes a neutral to half-a-percentage point benefit to sales growth from the combined impacts of foreign exchange and acquisitions & divestitures.

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T12:13:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG's Fabric & Home Care segment organic sales rose 5% versus year ago. Fabric Care and Home Care organic sales both increased mid-single digits due to increased volume from product innovation. Baby, Feminine & Family Care segment organic sales were unchanged versus prior year.

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T12:11:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG's Health Care segment organic sales declined 1% for 4Q17. Oral Care organic sales decreased low single digits due to competitive activity and reduced pricing on paste. Personal Health Care organic sales decreased low single digits due to an earlier cough and cold season versus prior year along with reductions in trade inventories.

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T12:10:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG's Beauty segment organic sales for 4Q17 increased 5%. Organic sales were up high single digits in Skin & Personal Care on continued growth of super-premium SK-II skin care brand and higher pricing behind product innovation. Organic sales rose low single digits in Hair Care, on higher pricing across multiple regions and brands.

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T12:08:05+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$PG, which had a disappointing sales growth run lately, said Grooming segment organic sales for 4Q17 slid 1%, on lower pricing in Shave Care. Organic sales fell low single digits in Shave Care due to lower pricing in US. Gillette franchise is taking hit from value-based store brands and disruptive online offerings such as $UL's Dollar Shave Club.

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T11:44:05+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$PG Procter & Gamble Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 Highlights

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T11:37:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Consumer products giant $PG reported a 14% growth in earnings driven by lower costs and expenses. Net income grew 14% to $2.2Bil from last year and EPS increased 19% to $0.82. Core EPS rose 8% to $0.85. Sales remained unchanged at $16.1Bil. Organic sales rose 2% driven by a 2% increase in organic shipment volume.

$GLW {{ '2017-07-26T15:09:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For 3Q17, Environmental Technologies sales are expected to increase by a low single-digit percentage vs a year ago for $GLW; while Specialty Materials sales growth rate is expected to increase by a low-to-mid teen percentage. In Life Sciences, sales are expected to grow by a low single-digit percentage on a y-o-y basis for the coming quarter.

$GLW {{ '2017-07-26T14:56:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

“For the year, we anticipate glass demand will be up by a mid-single digit percentage, in line with the overall market. We expect glass prices to decline 10% or less this year,” CFO Tony Tripeny said, as $GLW posted 2Q17 results.

$GLW {{ '2017-07-26T14:55:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In 3Q17, the overall LCD glass market and $GLW’s volume are expected to increase by a low single-digit percentage sequentially. Sequential glass price declines are touted to be moderate and similar to the second-quarter sequential decline.

$GLW {{ '2017-07-26T14:53:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

With no gain on realignment of equity investment of $2.7Bil like a year ago, Gorilla Glass maker $GLW posted an 80% slide in 2Q17 net income of $439MM or $0.42 per share. Net sales inched 6% up to $2.5Bil in the quarter while returning nearly $800M through dividends and share buybacks.

$LXU {{ '2017-07-25T22:09:42+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$LXU announced that its BoD has not been presented with a sale transaction that is in the best interests of shareholders. As a result, at this time, the Board has made a decision to terminate the formal sale process portion of its strategic review. The Board will evaluate other strategic, financial and operational options.

$ATI {{ '2017-07-25T15:24:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ATI has inked a Long-Term Purchase Agreement with Pratt & Whitney, a $UTX company, to supply isothermal forgings and nickel-based powder alloys for next-generation jet engines. The deal begins in 2017 and is expected to generate revenues in excess of $1Bil from 2017 to 2030.

$MRK {{ '2017-07-21T15:21:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

President Donald Trump announced that pharma giants $MRK and $PFE are collaborating with Gorilla Glass manufacturer Corning ($GLW) for manufacturing a new glass (Valor Glass), which is superior and reliable for the delivery of injectable drugs. Corning is planning to initially invest $500MM creating 1,000 jobs at 3 facilities in US.

$PG {{ '2017-07-17T22:15:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG said it continues to execute on bold productivity initiatives and plans to deliver up to $10Bil over the next five fiscal years. The company recently announced a 3% increase to its quarterly dividend, and expects total dividend payments to shareholders of more than $7Bil in FY17.

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