$GHC (Graham Holdings Company)

$GHC {{ '2015-11-13T23:26:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Education and media company $GHC said, it acquired a Garrett, IN-based Group Dekko, which is a manufacturer of highly engineered electrical, wire, plastic and metal subcomponents. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T19:32:05+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In the US segment, $GWW said it expects volume growth of 6-8% in the back half of the year, based on price changes. The company, meanwhile, did not give a month-wise update on volume growth.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T18:59:11+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GWW said its mid-size customer volume continued to accelerate throughout 2Q17 and was positive for the first time in five years during the quarter. The company added that currently, about 50% of the mid-size customer volume is on more competitive pricing.

$FOX {{ '2017-07-19T15:08:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FOX added two executives to new roles in its global Human Resources group with the promotion of Julie Franke to SVP of Employer Brand and Strategic Talent Acquisition, and the appointment of Carsten von der Linden to SVP of Talent Management.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T14:00:08+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$GWW W.W. Grainger, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:44:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW's sales for the US segment were up 1% YoY in 2Q17, driven by a 5 percentage point increase from volume. Canada segment sales fell 3% in US dollars, while sales for the Other Businesses increased 11% during this period.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:41:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In the US segment, $GWW's gains from the sale of assets in 2Q17 were offset by restructuring costs. The Canadian business announced plans to close 59 branches in 2017 as part of restructuring. $GWW also announced the wind-down of its business in Colombia. Restructuring items represented $1.07 per share in charges.  Excluding them, EPS decreased 5%.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:37:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW CFO Ron Jadin announced that he will be retiring at 2017-end. Jadin joined Grainger in 1998 and has served in various financial roles including as CFO since 2008.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:34:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Despite a drastic fall in earnings in 2Q17, $GWW reiterated its 2017 sales and EPS guidance of sales growth of 1-4% and adjusted EPS of $10-11.30. CEO DG Macpherson said, "Outside the US, we took aggressive action to streamline our portfolio and focus on profitable businesses. Based on what we are seeing, we are reiterating our 2017 guidance."

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:26:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Industrial supplies company $GWW saw 43% fall in net earnings in 2Q17, even as sales increased 2% to $2.61Bil. The sales growth during the quarter was spurred by its continued volume growth from the pricing initiatives in the US. Net earnings were $98MM, or $1.67 per share, compared to $173MM, or $2.79 per share in the year-over period.

$TWX {{ '2017-07-17T11:48:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TWX's shareholders approved merger with $T. The company continues to expect the transaction to close before year-end 2017, with regulatory review of the deal underway.

$FOXA {{ '2017-07-10T17:13:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FOXA unit and media firm Fox Networks Group named Oliver Dizon EVP of Pricing and Planning for FNG Advertising Sales. Dizon will report to FNG’s President of Advertising Revenue Joe Marchese.  Most recently, Dizon served as SVP of Sales Revenue Management and Client Services for ESPN.

$TWX {{ '2017-06-30T19:22:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TWX has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.4025 per share. The dividend is payable on August 1, 2017, to shareholders of record as of July 10, 2017. Consistent with its merger agreement with $T, Time Warner has aligned the timing of its dividend with that of AT&T’s dividend.

$UNF {{ '2017-06-28T18:20:35+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$UNF expects 4Q17 revenue to be more similar to last year, which is causing some of that sequential decline. $UNF said the direct sales related to the Arrow acquisition in 3Q won't be at the same levels in 4Q. Also there is always some sequential drop-off in some of its core business seasonality wise, the company said.

$UNF {{ '2017-06-28T18:14:19+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$UNF's revenues for specialty garment segment for 3Q17 increased 24% to $29.9MM from last year, on planned increases and reactor outages and other products in its U.S. and Canadian nuclear operations. $UNF said this segment's results can vary significantly due to seasonality and the timing of nuclear reactor outages and projects.

$UNF {{ '2017-06-28T18:11:03+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$UNF's core laundry operations, which make up 90% of its total business, reported revenues for 3Q17 at $367.1MM, up 10.8% from last year. During 3Q17, $UNF benefited from improved ad over-reductions compared to a year ago, as well as a positive price environment and increased collections on merchandize recovery charges.

$UNF {{ '2017-06-28T12:23:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UNF lifted FY17 revenue outlook to $1.573-1.58Bil from $1.55-1.565Bil. This is based on the stronger than expected top line results to date. The company still expects full year 2017 EPS of $4.85-5.00. This earning guidance includes the impact of $5.4MM of additional stock compensation expense.

$UNF {{ '2017-06-28T12:18:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UNF reported a drop in 3Q17 earnings due to higher costs and expenses as well as inclusion of the effect of its acquisition of Arrow Uniform. Net income fell to $24.36MM or $1.19 per share from $30.14MM or $1.49 per share last year. Revenue grew 11.4% to $409.83MM. Excluding effect of accelerated vesting, adjusted EPS declined 8.1% to $1.36.

$FOX {{ '2017-06-27T12:51:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FOX received clearance from the Republic of Ireland's Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment for proposed acquisition of Sky. The decision follows rulings clearing the transaction on public interest grounds including plurality by authorities in all of the markets in which Sky operates outside of the UK.

$NEWM {{ '2017-06-26T21:25:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NEWM announced that its small and medium-sized business solutions provider, formerly known as Propel Business Services, has been rebranded as UpCurve. In addition, the digital marketing services of UpCurve, previously known as Propel Marketing, will be marketed under the ThriveHive name.

$TWX {{ '2017-06-23T16:12:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TWX said Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has launched WB Games New York, a service provider of online features and web-based communities for the company’s video games. WB Games New York builds cloud-based gaming backend technology, which allows developers to quickly add online features to their games on almost any platform.

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