$NTES (NetEase, Inc.)

$NTES {{ '2016-08-18T10:13:40+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Chinese Internet technology company $NTES reported 2Q16 net income attributable to shareholders of $409.4MM or $0.12 per diluted share, up 78.2% versus $229.7MM or $0.07 per diluted share in 2Q15, helped by growth in all business segments. Diluted earnings per ADS grew 78.2% to $3.10 in the quarter.

$ACN {{ '2018-01-16T17:33:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ACN has opened a new innovation hub in Boston’s Back Bay. The company plans to add 400 highly skilled technology jobs in Boston by the end of 2020, and to expand its US apprenticeship program to Boston. The Boston hub, the second of 10 new innovation hubs Accenture had announced last year, is designed for collaboration and ideation.

$ACN {{ '2018-01-12T12:28:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Accenture Ventures, a unit of professional services provider $ACN, has forged an ecosystem partnership with Microsoft Accelerator, a program designed for empowering start-ups, to strengthen the start-up ecosystem in India. Under the partnership, the companies will host various start-up events in India to engage with the country’s start-up network.

$ATI {{ '2018-01-11T15:18:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ATI signed two new Long-Term Pricing Agreements (LTPAs) with $GD Land Systems to be the preferred supplier of titanium plate for the Abrams tank (United States) and the AJAX specialist vehicle (United Kingdom). The Abrams LTPA runs through 2019 while the AJAX LTPA runs through 2021.

$ACN {{ '2018-01-10T13:47:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Expanding its digital services portfolio further, $ACN subsidiary Accenture Interactive signed an agreement to acquire German firm Mackevision, which provides immersive product content. The financial terms of the deal are not known. The buyout will help Accenture accelerate its ability to envision, create and operate XR solutions for its clients.

$ACN {{ '2018-01-09T15:24:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ACN has appointed Eva Sage-Gavin as Senior Managing Director for Talent and Organization practice, effective immediately. She has held leadership positions at Gap, PepsiCo and Xerox. Most recently, Sage-Gavin served Boston Consulting Group as Senior Advisor and was a member of its CEO Advisory practice.

$ACN {{ '2018-01-08T15:12:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Professional services company $ACN has completed the acquisition of digital commerce agency Altima, expanding the capabilities of Accenture Interactive in various key markets including France, where Altima is headquartered. The company did not disclose the financial terms of the deal.

$WEX {{ '2018-01-05T11:51:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WEX invited certain prospective lenders to a meeting scheduled for Jan. 8, 2018 for the purpose of considering potential amendments to its credit facility, including a repricing of the company’s existing $1.185Bil Term Loan B and a potential $100MM increase to its Term Loan B.

$ACN {{ '2018-01-05T11:44:36+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ACN has signed a five-year agreement with automotive supplier Faureica, under which the companies will co-invest and work together to enhance innovation for mobility services. The focus areas of the partnership will be cognitive technologies to reinvent the on-board user experience and services to enhance health and wellness.

$WU {{ '2018-01-04T18:27:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WU's subsidiary Western Union Financial Services, Inc. agreed to a consent order with the New York Department of Financial Services. This agreement resolves an investigation by NYDFS into deficiencies in compliance programs during 2004-2012. Under the terms, WUFSI will pay a total of $60MM to NYDFS to resolve violations of New York law.

$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.

$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.

$ACN {{ '2017-12-21T18:19:14+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ACN plans to return about $4.3Bil to shareholders through dividends and share buybacks in FY18, and expects to reduce outstanding shares by 1%. With more acquisitions in the pipeline, Accenture expects FY18 to witness a 2.5-3% inorganic revenue contribution. According to the company, the US tax legislation will have minimal impact on its finances.

$ACN {{ '2017-12-21T17:44:12+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ACN is strengthening its marketing capabilities by investing to scale intelligent marketing operations. AI is being incorporated increasingly into clients’ businesses across every function and process. The company expects to record a non-cash expense of up to $500MM in FY18, to reflect the impact of lower tax rates on its US deferred tax assets.

$ACN {{ '2017-12-21T17:21:09+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ACN said strong double-digit growth in the Digital Cloud and Security divisions continues to be its main growth drivers. The company intends to invest $1.1-1.4Bil in acquisitions in fiscal 2018. Going forward, Accenture Digital will be focused on the key areas of Accenture Interactive, Accenture Industry X.O and Accenture Applied Intelligence.

$PAY {{ '2017-12-21T16:42:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PAY appointed Ronald Black and Larry Klane to its BoD. The two appointees will become directors of Verifone effective immediately. Also, the company said Eitan Raff has resigned effective Dec. 19, following a 10-year tenure as a member of Verifone's Board.

$ACN {{ '2017-12-21T14:14:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ACN Accenture plc Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q1 2018 Highlights

$ACN {{ '2017-12-21T12:59:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ACN said it expects to register revenues in the range of $9.15Bil to $9.40Bil in the second quarter of fiscal 2018. During the quarter, the topline is anticipated to expand between 6% and 9% in local currency, reflecting a positive 4.5% foreign-exchange impact.

$ACN {{ '2017-12-21T12:54:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ACN raised its FY18 earnings per share guidance to the range of $6.48 to $6.66 from the earlier estimate of $6.36-$6.60. Revenue is seen growing 6-8% in local currency. Operating margin for 2018 is forecasted in the 14.9-15.1% range, and operating cash flow between $5Bil and $5.3Bil. Effective tax rate is expected to be in the range of 22% to 24%.

$ACN {{ '2017-12-21T12:44:15+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The major business segments of $ACN registered double-digit revenue growth in the first quarter, led by the Financial Services division that grew 14% to $2.1Bil. Revenues of Communications, Media & Technology advanced 11%, and those of Health & Public Service moved up 9%. Products and Resources revenues increased 11% and 12%, respectively.

$ACN {{ '2017-12-21T12:28:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

With strong contributions from the high-growth Digital and Cloud businesses, $ACN’s revenues grew 12% to more than $10Bil in 1Q18. The topline benefited from a robust gain in new bookings, with inputs from the company's recent acquisitions. Earnings of the tech consulting giant climbed 13% annually to $1.79 per share, exceeded market expectations.

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