$MARK (Remark Media, Inc.)

$MARK {{ '2016-09-22T12:05:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MARK closed purchase of the main operating assets of China Branding Group (CBG), Chinese Western-entertainment digital content company. The acquisition includes CBG's main operating subsidiaries, most notably FansTang.

$SONC {{ '2018-01-16T11:36:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SONC's BoD declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on Feb. 16, 2018 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 7, 2018. In addition to the dividend, the company has a share repurchase authorization for up to $160MM of its common stock through Aug. 31, 2018.

$VZ {{ '2018-01-05T20:10:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Verizon announced today that it had acquired Niddel, which offers automated end-to-end threat hunting solution for enterprises. $VZ plans to integrate Niddel's services, which the firm believes would augment the existing offerings to its enterprise clients. The company didn't disclose the terms of the deal.

$SONC {{ '2018-01-04T21:39:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For FY18, $SONC expects adjusted EPS to increase 5-10% YoY, excluding the impact of the recently passed federal tax legislation. The company expects approx. 0-2% same-store sales growth for the system. CapEx is expected to be $38-40MM. $SONC expects 70-80 new franchise drive-in openings in FY18.

$SONC {{ '2018-01-04T21:35:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SONC reported net income of $11.4MM or $0.29 per share in 1Q18 compared to $13.1MM or $0.28 per share in 1Q17. Adjusted EPS increased 25% to $0.30 in 1Q18. Revenues were $105.4MM, down from $129.5MM last year. System same-store sales declined 1.7%.

$GWW {{ '2017-12-15T21:44:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW announced the appointment of Mark Lohman to the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

$ESS {{ '2017-12-14T12:17:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ESS BoD declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $1.75 per common share. The dividend is payable on January 16, 2018 to shareholders of record as of December 29, 2017.

$TRIP {{ '2017-12-12T18:47:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

ReviewPush, which provides online review management services, has entered into a licensing partnership with TripAdvisor. This partnership helps ReviewPush to integrate $TRIP's reviews into its platform, which would help its customers to manage all their reviews at one place.

$VG {{ '2017-12-12T17:36:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VG appointed Dharmesh Shah as VP of Inside Sales. In this newly-created role, Shah is responsible for driving worldwide inside sales to support Vonage's growing global presence as a business cloud communications leader. Shah reports to Kenny Wyatt, Chief Revenue Officer.

$ATNI {{ '2017-12-12T15:41:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Telecommunications company $ATNI has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.17 per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on January 8, 2018, to stockholders of record on December 31, 2017.

$HRB {{ '2017-12-08T13:26:44+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

With regard to franchise repurchase opportunities, $HRB expects the volume to continue to decline. $HRB repurchased about three years ago over 300 offices and it's been on a decline. The company expects about 100 offices this year. But it's not $HRB's goal to repurchase all franchise locations at this point.

$HRB {{ '2017-12-08T13:22:54+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Regarding product, $HRB expects to continue moderate inflationary price increases, as it cannot be too aggressive on price and expects to improve the client trajectory at the same time. In Do-It-Yourself, $HRB sees client growth on the strength of product improvements, compelling offers in marketplace and enhanced partnerships.

$HRB {{ '2017-12-08T13:19:02+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

As tax preparation evolves, consumers are looking for new ways to get help. For that, $HRB developed two new products. The first is called Tax Pro Review, an improved version of previously offered product called Best of Both. The second product is a unique and completely new way for clients to interact with brands called H&R Block Tax Pro Go.

$VZ {{ '2017-12-07T19:11:41+0000' | timeago}} • Hot News

Verizon's board has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.59 per share. The company has set the record date as Jan. 10, 2018 and payment will be made on Feb. 1, 2018. Year-to-date, $VZ has paid $7.1Bil as cash dividends to shareholders.

$TPR {{ '2017-12-07T14:54:10+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TPR announced that Doreen Toben and Anne Gates have been appointed to its BoD, bringing the board count to 10. Toben served as EVP of $VZ from 2002 until her retirement in 2009, while Gates was President of MGA Entertainment, Inc., a privately-held maker of toy and entertainment products for children.

$ULTA {{ '2017-12-07T12:53:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ULTA appointed Sally Blount, Dean of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, to its BoD effective Dec. 6, 2017. Blount currently serves as a member of the BoD of Abbott Laboratories and the Joyce Foundation.

$HRB {{ '2017-12-06T15:54:25+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

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$HRB {{ '2017-12-06T13:54:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HRB expects continued improvement in client trajectory in FY18, leading to modest revenue growth and margins consistent with the prior year. Seasonal expenses increased in 2Q18, but the company expects to continue last year's improved financial performance this fiscal year.

$HRB {{ '2017-12-06T13:54:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HRB reported a wider loss in 2Q18 due to the seasonality of its tax business. Net loss widened to $153.6MM or $0.74 per share from $146.2MM or $0.68 per share last year. Revenue grew 7% to $140.9MM on higher international tax preparation fees, positive FX fluctuations rates and favorable U.S. preseason results.

$INTU {{ '2017-12-05T15:42:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$INTU to acquire TSheets, a platform that is used to automate the time tracking of employees. The deal, which is expected to close in 2Q18, is valued at approx. $340MM of cash and other consideration. Intuit added that this transaction will not have material impact on its earnings outlook for 2Q18 and FY18.

$ULTA {{ '2017-12-01T13:51:39+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

During 3Q17, $ULTA opened 48 stores, ending the quarter with 1,058 stores. The company opened 100 net new stores in 2017 program before Black Friday weekend. The company expects to open 16 new stores in 4Q17 and another 100 stores in 2018.

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