$IHS (IHS Inc.)

$IHS {{ '2016-03-21T18:34:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IHS and $MRKT said $IHS CEO Jerre Stead will assume the role of Chairman of the BoD and CEO of IHS Markit. $MRKT CEO Lance Uggla will be President and a member of the BoD. Uggla will assume the role of Chairman of the BoD and CEO of IHS Markit upon Stead's retirement on Dec. 31, 2017.

$IBM {{ '2018-01-12T12:40:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IBM appointed James Kavanaugh as SVP and CFO effective Jan. 11, 2018 to replace Martin Schroeter. Schroeter will take a new role as SVP, Global Markets, effective Jan. 11, 2018. Kavanaugh is currently SVP, Finance and Operations, and served as $IBM's VP and Controller from 2008 to 2015.

$SSNC {{ '2018-01-11T17:27:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SSNC agreed to buy $DST. $SSNC expects $150MM of run-rate cost savings annually, achieved by 2020. The transaction is expected to be immediately accretive to its adjusted EPS before synergies, and is expected to result in mid-teens earnings growth in 2019.

$SSNC {{ '2018-01-11T17:26:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SSNC agreed to buy $DST in an all-cash transaction for $84 per share plus assumption of debt, equating to an enterprise value of about $5.4Bil. $SSNC plans to fund the acquisition and refinance existing debt with a combination of debt and equity. Both $SSNC's and $DST's BoD have approved the transaction, and it is expected to close by 3Q18.

$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.

$FCN {{ '2018-01-08T14:26:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Business advisory firm $FCN has appointed Jan Naifeh as Senior Managing Director of its Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment. Most recently, Naifeh served SunTrust Bank as SVP of the Corporate and Investment Banking Special Assets Division. The appointment is part of FTI’s continuing investment in its healthcare industry expertise.

$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.

$TGNA {{ '2018-01-04T15:15:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TGNA appointed Brad Ramsey as president and general manager of WFAA in Dallas, TX. Ramsey will replace Michael Devlin who previously announced his retirement. Devlin will remain at WFAA through early February to ensure a smooth transition.

$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.

$FCN {{ '2018-01-02T14:27:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FCN announced the appointment of Elliot Sloane, former CEO and founder of Sloane & Company, as a Senior Managing Director in the firm’s Strategic Communications segment. Mr. Sloane will report to Brian Kennedy, the segment’s Head of the Americas.

$IBM {{ '2017-12-29T11:01:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IBM said it has reached an agreement to resolve the patent lawsuit with $PCLN pending in the United States District Court for Delaware. As part of the confidential settlement, the parties will obtain patent cross-licenses to each company’s worldwide patent portfolio.

$GOOG {{ '2017-12-22T12:16:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

“Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of the board of directors of $GOOG $GOOGL, has decided to step down. He will take up the role of Technical Advisor to the firm. Schmidt, who has been serving Alphabet for the past 17 years, will continue to serve on its Board. It is expected that the Board will appoint a non-executive chairman at the next meeting.”

$CACI {{ '2017-12-21T17:45:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CACI received a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to provide support services to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). This BPA represents continuing work for CACI in its Business Systems market area.

$NOC {{ '2017-12-21T14:52:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NOC appointed Yolanda Murphy as VP of communications for its Technology Services sector, succeeding Alleace Gibbs, who will now serve as VP of communications for its Mission Systems sector, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Murphy will become a new member of Northrop Grumman's Communications Council. Gibbs will remain a member of that leadership group.

$RHT {{ '2017-12-20T17:09:18+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$RHT said it continues to expect bookings duration metric to be lower in 4Q18 than last year's record 25 months. Additionally, the company added that it renewed all of its top 25 deals that were due for renewal and renewed it in aggregate at greater than 120% of their previous value.

$RHT {{ '2017-12-20T14:35:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For 4Q18, $RHT expects revenue to be approx. $758-763MM, with GAAP operating margin expected to be about 16.7%. Diluted GAAP EPS for 4Q18 is expected to be about $0.54 per share, assuming 186MM fully diluted shares outstanding, while diluted non-GAAP EPS expected to be about $0.81 per share.

$RHT {{ '2017-12-20T14:31:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RHT gave optimistic guidance for FY18, with revenue expected to be approx. $2.906-2.911Bil and GAAP operating margin expected to be approx. 16.1%. For FY18, GAAP and non-GAAP EPS is expected to be approx. $2.02 per share and $2.88 per share respectively. Additionally, operating cash flow is expected to be about $900-910MM.

$RHT {{ '2017-12-20T14:24:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Open source software provider $RHT, which recently announced partnerships with $BABA and SoftBank, saw a surge in its 3Q18 profit, driven by higher subscriptions and higher revenue. Profit surged 49% to $101.3MM or $0.54 per share, up from $68MM or $0.37 a year earlier. Revenue rose 22% to $748MM. On an adjusted basis, $RHT earned $0.73 per share.

$RHT {{ '2017-12-19T21:48:46+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

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$FDS {{ '2017-12-19T15:14:45+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

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$FDS {{ '2017-12-19T13:18:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FDS has discontinued quarterly guidance, but provided annual guidance. For fiscal year 2018, the company expects revenue to be in the range of $1.34-1.36Bil. GAAP EPS is expected to be in the range of $7.60-7.80 and adjusted EPS to be in the range of $8.25-8.45.

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