$CX (CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V.)

$CX {{ '2016-09-13T11:30:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CX's unit in the U.S. has agreed for sale of its Fairborn, Ohio cement plant and cement terminal in Columbus, Ohio to $EXP for about $400MM. 2016 EBITDA for the divested assets is expected to be $33MM. The proceeds obtained from this transaction will be used mainly for debt reduction and for general corporate purposes. It will close during 4Q16.

$PPG {{ '2018-01-19T20:12:57+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PPG said the volume growth in 4Q17 was supplemented by acquisition-related gains from Crown Group, which was added to its fold in October 2017. The company is working with retail firm $HD to have its Timeless product added to more retail locations. In the current fiscal year, PPG plans to spend about $20MM on additional growth-related activities.

$A {{ '2018-01-19T17:03:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$A elected Dow Wilson, CEO of Varian Medical Systems Inc., to its BoD, effective March 20, 2018. Wilson is also a board member of AdvaMed, a U.S. trade association representing 80% of the medical technology firms in the U.S., and Varex Imaging Corp., which was created through the successful spin-off of Varian Medical.

$USCR {{ '2018-01-10T15:03:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$USCR, a supplier of ready-mix concrete, has acquired the assets of On Time Ready Mix, another player in the construction sector that serves both the commercial and residential segments. Through the buyout, US Concrete intends to expand its market recovery platform. The company did not disclose the financial terms of the deal.

$A {{ '2018-01-09T19:50:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$A acquired Cork, Ireland-based Luxcel Biosciences, a developer of real-time fluorescence plate-reader based in vitro cell assay kits. This acquisition expands $A's cell analysis portfolio with the addition of easy-to-use assay kits that are compatible with industry standard plate-readers.  Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

$MAS {{ '2018-01-08T14:24:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MAS signed a definitive agreement to acquire The L.D. Kichler Co, in a move to expand reach into the US residential lighting industry. Additionally, Masco said it acquired Mercury Plastics, Inc. in 4Q17. Mercury is a plastics processor and manufacturer of water handling systems. Terms of the agreements were not disclosed.

$VMC {{ '2018-01-02T12:12:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VMC, a leading producer of construction materials, has closed the acquisition of Aggregates USA. Pursuant to the transaction, Vulcan will integrate the workforce and operations of Aggregates into it. The acquired assets comprise three granite quarries in Georgia and 16 rail distribution yards in Georgia, South Carolina, and Florida.

$VMC {{ '2017-12-22T20:26:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VMC reached an agreement with the DoJ that will allow it to complete its acquisition of Aggregates USA, LLC. $VMC will divest Aggregates USA's Tennessee assets and an aggregates quarry in Abingdon, Virginia to Blue Water Industries LLC for $290MM. The Blue Water transaction and the Aggregates USA acquisition are expected to close on Dec. 29, 2017.

$WNC {{ '2017-12-15T14:42:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Industrial manufacturing firm $WNC has appointed Mike Pettit as SVP and Group President for its Final Mile Products division, effective January 1, 2018. Pettit joined Wabash in 2012 as Director of Finance for Commercial Trailer Products, and went on to become VP of Finance and Investor Relations in 2014. Earlier, he held finance positions at $F.

$MAS {{ '2017-12-14T20:59:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MAS declared a quarterly dividend of $0.105 per common share, payable on February 12, 2018, to shareholders of record on January 12, 2018.

$XYL {{ '2017-12-11T13:46:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$XYL agreed to buy Pure Technologies Ltd. for an enterprise value of $397MM. Pure's BoD has unanimously approved the transaction and recommends that Pure shareholders vote in favor of the transaction. It is expected to close in 1Q18. Xylem expects to achieve at least $12MM in annual cost synergies within two years of closing.

$MLM {{ '2017-12-07T17:36:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MLM priced its offering of $300MM of Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2019, $500MM of 3.5% Senior Notes due 2027 and $600MM of 4.250% Senior Notes due 2047. Closing of the offering is expected to occur on Dec. 20, 2017.

$HD {{ '2017-12-06T19:54:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HD's BoD announced a $15Bil share repurchase program, replacing its previous authorization. Since 2002 and through 3Q17, the company has returned about $73Bil of cash to shareholders through repurchases, repurchasing about 1.3Bil shares.

$HD {{ '2017-12-06T19:53:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Looking ahead into the long-term FY20, $HD expects total sales of about $114.7-119.8Bil. This is a compounded annual sales growth rate from the end of FY17 ranging about 4.5-6%. The company sees operating margin of 14.4-15%, annual capital spending of about 2.5% of sales and return on invested capital of about 36.4-39.6%.

$HD {{ '2017-12-06T19:50:51+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HD reaffirmed its FY17 sales growth outlook of about 6.3%, with comparable store sales of about 6.5%. The company also predicts EPS to grow about 14% to $7.36. The EPS forecast includes the benefit of its intent to repurchase an additional $2.1Bil of shares in 4Q, bringing total FY17 share repurchases to $8Bil.

$WMT {{ '2017-11-30T15:34:45+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

This year, the Thanksgiving weekend witnessed a marked growth in sales compared to the previous years. Online sales reached record levels on Cyber Monday and surpassed expectations, driven primarily by the promotional pricing offered by retailers. $WMT $TGT $AMZN $KSS $M $COST $BBY $GME $HD $LOW

$TGT {{ '2017-11-30T14:28:22+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

During the Thanksgiving weekend, a large number of consumers turned to their smartphones and computer screens for their shopping needs. Amazon, as expected, gobbled up a lion's share of the online transactions. Lets take a look at the other retailers that made a killing last weekend. $TGT $WMT $AMZN $KSS $M $COST $BBY $GME $HD $LOW

$LOW {{ '2017-11-27T18:01:51+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$LOW's sales and profit rose in 3Q17 as the home improvement retailer got a boost from disaster-related sales due to hurricanes and wildfires. The disasters contributed roughly $200MM to the sales. Though it was a good quarter for Lowe's, it's not as good as $HD, which posted same-store sales growth of 7.9% whereas Lowe's reported only 5.7%.

$A {{ '2017-11-21T15:04:12+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

For FY18, $A expects pharma to moderate down slightly from a 6% growth rate delivered in FY17. Agilent expects China to maintain a high-single-digit growth rate. For Europe and the chemical and energy markets, while Agilent experienced unexpectedly strong FY17 growth, the company cautiously guided to lower growth in FY18.

$A {{ '2017-11-20T21:43:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$A expects 1Q18 revenue of $1.145-1.165Bil. First-quarter non-GAAP earnings are expected to be in the range of $0.55 to $0.57 per share. For FY18, Agilent expects revenue of $4.72-4.74Bil and non-GAAP earnings of $2.50-2.56 per share.

$A {{ '2017-11-20T21:40:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

With net revenue soaring 7% to $1.19Bil in 4Q17, $A posted a 40% jump in net income of $177MM or $0.54 per diluted share.

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Wednesday, January 17 2018 - 10:00pm
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