$PLXS (Plexus Corp.)

$PLXS {{ '2016-05-24T17:41:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PLXS said it will be relocating their Neenah Design Center, located at 55 Jewelers Park Drive, to Downtown Neenah. $PLXS will lease space in Gateway office building that is located across street from its Global Headquarters. Upon completion of construction in summer of 2017, about 200 employees will relocate to new facility.

$AVGO {{ '2018-01-22T13:45:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AVGO said the US Federal Trade Commission has requested more information regarding its acquisition plan of $QCOM. The effect of the second request is to extend the 30-day waiting period imposed by the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. After $AVGO complies with the request, the regulator has 30 days to complete its review.

$IBM {{ '2018-01-19T19:36:21+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$IBM said it expects to deliver operating EPS of about $13.80 for 2018. The company also expects free cash flow of about $12Bil, resulting in free cash flow realization of over 100%. Additionally, for 2018, revenue growth is expected at current spot rates.

$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.

$IBM {{ '2018-01-19T11:44:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For FY17, $IBM generated free cash flow of $13Bil, excluding Global Financing receivables. The company also returned $9.8Bil to shareholders through $5.5Bil in dividends and $4.3Bil of gross share repurchases. $IBM ended 4Q17 with $12.6Bil in cash, while debt totaled $46.8Bil, including Global Financing debt of $31.4Bil.

$IBM {{ '2018-01-19T11:40:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Big Blue $IBM reported its first ever revenue growth in five years, with 4Q17 revenue growth of 3.5% YoY to $22.5Bil, driven by cloud computing business and artificial intelligence investments. However, $IBM reported a net loss of $1.05Bil or $1.14 per share, impacted by a one-time charge of $5.5Bil associated with the enactment of U.S. tax reform.

$IBM {{ '2018-01-18T22:23:11+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$IBM International Business Machines Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 Highlights

$AAPL {{ '2018-01-18T12:47:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Spurred by the Republican tax reform, $AAPL said it would increase its direct contribution to the US economy to over $350Bil over the next five years. The tech giant expects to invest over $30Bil in capital expenditures in the US during this period and create over 20,000 jobs through hiring at existing campuses and opening a new one.

$PLXS {{ '2018-01-17T21:53:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PLXS said it expects 2Q18 revenues to be in the range of $670MM to $710MM.  Excluding any potential effect of the tax reform, second quarter GAAP EPS is forecasted in the $0.68-$0.78 range, on gross margins of 4.3-4.7%. Cash outflows are estimated to be between $30MM and $50MM. In fiscal 2018, free cash flow is anticipated to exceed $100MM.

$PLXS {{ '2018-01-17T21:42:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PLXS, a tech firm in the electronics industry, slipped into the negative territory in 1Q18 reporting a loss of $2.93 per share, compared to profit $0.82 per share a year earlier. The results were impacted by an expense related to the US tax reform. On a non-GAAP basis, Plexus reported earnings of $0.75 per share. Revenues advanced 7% to $677MM.

$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.

$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.

$XLNX {{ '2018-01-05T10:40:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$XLNX appointed Victor Peng as president and chief executive officer, effective Jan. 29, 2018.

$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.

$PKE {{ '2018-01-04T14:30:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PKE said it has declared a special cash dividend of $3.00 per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on February 13, 2018, to shareholders of record on January 23, 2018. The dividend will be funded from the company's cash balances.

$PKE {{ '2018-01-04T14:27:54+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PKE, a manufacturer of advanced electronic materials, reported a 62% fall in 3Q18 earnings to $0.76MM, mainly owing to higher expenses and restructuring charges. Earnings dipped to $0.04 per share from $0.09 per share last year. Contributing to the slump in bottomline performance, sales dropped 1% annually to $26.14MM.

$KEM {{ '2018-01-03T17:52:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KEM expects that it will continue to experience strong performance, both in income statement and balance sheet, throughout balance of fiscal year. $KEM expects to continue to grow cash, with a 2Q ending balance of $253.7MM, and an estimated 3Q ending balance of $265-275MM, while lowering debt and lifting capital expenditures to build capacity.

$KEM {{ '2018-01-03T17:48:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KEM expects 3Q18 net sales to be within the $288-300MM range, and gross margin as a percentage of net sales are expected to be 26.5-27.5%. Order rates remain significantly higher than at the same time in the company’s 2Q, and distributor days-on-hand inventory remains within normal levels.

$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.

$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.

$AVGO {{ '2017-12-19T14:25:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AVGO started shipping StrataXGS Tomahawk 3 switch series, demonstrating 12.8 Terabits per sec of Ethernet switching performance in a single device. The Tomahawk 3 series is the industry’s first shipping product that supports high-density, standards based 400GbE, 200GbE, and 100GbE switching and routing for hyperscale cloud networks.

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