$BRK.B (Berkshire Hathaway Inc.)

$BRK.B {{ '2015-12-24T16:22:48+0000' | timeago}} • SEC

At Sept. 30, 2015, $BRK.B's insurance and other businesses held cash and cash equivalents of $56.2Bil, and investments, excluding its investments in Kraft Heinz, of $148.2Bil. $BRK.B used about $4.8Bil in cash in 9 months ended Sept. 30, 2015 to fund business acquisitions.

$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.

$VVV {{ '2018-01-09T13:57:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VVV, a producer of automotive lubricants, has appointed Brad Patrick as Chief People and Communications Officer. Patrick, who joins the company from Tempur Sealy International, will report to Valvoline's CEO Sam Mitchell. Previously, Patrick held key HR positions at Sara Lee, The Gillette, Delta Air Lines and Frito-Lay.

$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.

$INFO {{ '2018-01-03T13:30:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$INFO appointed Lord Browne of Madingley and Nicoletta Giadrossi as new directors of the company. Also, Lance Uggla, the company’s president and COO, became chairman and CEO of $INFO on Jan. 1, 2018, following the retirement of chairman and CEO Jerre Stead on Dec. 31, 2017.

$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.

$BIVV {{ '2017-12-11T20:56:54+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Biotechnology company $BIVV said results of the latest study conducted on its class monoclonal antibody BIVV009, indicated for the treatment of cold agglutinin disease,  achieved the primary and secondary endpoints. The endpoints included tolerability, pharmacokinetic profile supporting biweekly dosing, and classical complement pathway inhibition.

$BIVV {{ '2017-12-11T16:32:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BIVV and Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB said new data showed that individualized dosing with extended half-life therapy, Alprolix, every 14 or more days may be a potential option for people with severe hemophilia B who seek the benefits of protection from a prophylactic therapy with reduced treatment burden.

$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

$AOBC {{ '2017-12-07T23:34:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AOBC now sees 3Q18 net sales of $170-180MM generating a GAAP EPS of $0.01-0.04 and adjusted EPS of $0.07-0.10. For FY18, the firearm maker expects net sales of $650-675MM generating a GAAP EPS of $0.33-0.43 and adjusted EPS of $0.57-0.67.

$AOBC {{ '2017-12-07T23:31:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

With wholesaler and retailer orders slumping, iconic Smith & Wesson firearm maker $AOBC saw quarterly net sales slump 36% to $148.4MM in 2Q18. Net income reduced to a measly $3.2MM or $0.06 per diluted share, about one-tenth f om last year's $32.5MM or $0.57 per diluted share.

$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.

$INFO {{ '2017-12-04T12:52:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$INFO closed its offering of $500MM of senior notes due 2026 in a private placement transaction. $INFO plans to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay amounts outstanding under its revolving credit facility.

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