$BGC (General Cable Corporation)

$BGC {{ '2016-03-22T04:51:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Wire and cable products maker $BGC said CFO Brian Robinson will leave the company pending the identification of a successor and a suitable transition period. $BGC has retained $HSII to assist in the search for a replacement CFO to work closely with CEO Michael McDonnell in implementing company's strategic roadmap.

$PG {{ '2018-01-23T20:57:54+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PG plans to continue to keep bottom-line growing and to be growing margins through productivity which will both provide fuel for reinvestment and for margin improvement. $PG really doesn't view pricing and promotion as high in terms of its options to grow business. $PG is going to be continuing to invest in business to drive margins.

$PG {{ '2018-01-23T20:52:41+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PG said it will continue its strong track record of cash returned to shareholders. $PG expects to pay nearly $7.5Bil in dividends this year. $PG is lifting FY18 share repurchase outlook from $4-7Bil to $6-8Bil, reflecting strong operating cash flow, continued working capital progress, and the cash benefit enabled by the Tax Act.

$PG {{ '2018-01-23T20:49:54+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PG had already reduced number of agencies nearly 60% from 6,000 to 2,500, saved $750MM in agency and production costs, and improved cash flow by over $400MM additional through 75 day payment terms. In next phase, $PG expects to save another $400MM reducing number of agencies by another 50% and implementing new advertising and media agency models.

$PG {{ '2018-01-23T20:48:49+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PG's core gross margin for 2Q18 declined 80 basis points versus year ago. 150 basis points of productivity savings were more than offset by headwinds of 90 points from higher commodity costs, 70 basis points of mixed impact, 50 basis points from pricing primarily Gillette, and 40 basis points of reinvestment in product and packaging innovation.

$PG {{ '2018-01-23T20:48:35+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PG said commodity prices have continued to move higher as the year has progressed approaching a $350MM after-tax impact versus year ago for FY18. $PG had expected to see higher pulp costs going into the year. These costs have continued to increase beyond initial forecast ranges with strong demand and some recent supply disruption.

$VZ {{ '2018-01-23T15:58:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Verizon added 1.2MM retail postpaid net additions (647K postpaid adds) in fourth quarter. Earnings came in at $4.56, which includes tax reforms related benefits. Excluding special items, adj. EPS was $0.86, same as 4Q16. $VZ plans to spend $17-17.8Bil in 2018, including the planned 5G launch. It also expects tax reforms to bring $3.5-4Bil in 2018.

$VZ {{ '2018-01-23T14:25:32+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$VZ Verizon Communications Earnings AlphaGraphic: 4Q 2017 Highlights

$PG {{ '2018-01-23T13:59:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG lifted FY18 core EPS growth outlook to 5-8% from 5-7% versus FY17 core EPS of $3.92. This is to reflect the potential benefit from the Tax Act. GAAP EPS are expected to decrease 30-32% versus FY17 GAAP EPS of $5.59, which included the significant benefit from the Beauty Brands transaction that was completed in October 2016.

$PG {{ '2018-01-23T13:58:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG maintained its organic sales growth estimate of 2-3% for FY18. The company estimates all-in sales growth of about 3% for FY18, which includes a neutral to half-a-percentage-point benefit to sales growth from the combined impacts of acquisitions and divestitures and foreign exchange.

$PG {{ '2018-01-23T13:58:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG's net sales for 2Q18 rose 3% year-over-year. This includes a 1% positive impact from foreign exchange. Organic sales and volume both increased 2%. A 1% positive mix impact from the disproportionate growth of higher priced categories, Skin & Personal Care and Personal Health Care, was offset by a negative pricing impact of 1%.

$PG {{ '2018-01-23T13:58:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG reported a 68% drop in 2Q18 earnings due to the Beauty Brands divestiture gain in the base period and the latest quarter net income tax charge related to the recent U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Net income fell to $2.5Bil or $0.93 per share from $7.88Bil or $2.88 per share last year. Net sales rose 3% to $17.4Bil. Core EPS increased 10% to $1.19.

$PG {{ '2018-01-23T13:50:51+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$PG Procter & Gamble Co. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2018 Highlights

$GE {{ '2018-01-17T20:56:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GE Transportation signed two contracts, valued at over $900MM, with Kazakhstan's state-run railroad Kazakhstan Temir Zholy, as part of its long-term commitment to develop the country's railway infrastructure. The contracts include the delivery of 300 shunter locomotives and an 18-year service agreement.

$CR {{ '2018-01-11T16:16:13+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CR completed the previously announced acquisition of Crane Currency. Crane said the combined businesses will be stronger together, offering end-to-end currency and security solutions, from substrate manufacturing and banknote design and printing to micro-optics and banknote validation.

$MSM {{ '2018-01-10T12:40:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSM said its sales target for 2Q18 is between $761MM and $775MM, with average daily sales estimated to grow 9.1% annually. The company expects earnings per share in the range of $1.93 to $2.03 for the second quarter. Adjusted earnings, excluding special items, are forecasted between $1.00 per share and $1.04 per share.

$MSM {{ '2018-01-10T12:34:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSM, a distributor of metalworking and maintenance operations, reported a marked rise in 1Q18 profit on higher sales, helped by productivity growth and inputs from acquisitions. First quarter profit was $60MM or $1.05 per share, up from $54MM or $0.96 per share reported in the same period last year. Total sales moved up 12% to $769MM.

$MOS {{ '2018-01-09T12:20:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MOS has completed the previously announced acquisition of Vale Fertilizantes from Vale S.A. Pursuant to the agreement, Luciano Siani Pires has been elected to Mosaic’s BoD. Pires has been Vale’s CFO since 2012.

$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.

$MSM {{ '2018-01-03T14:15:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSM's BoD declared a cash dividend of $0.58 per share, representing a 21% increase from the previous regular quarterly dividend of $0.48 per share. The dividend is payable on Jan. 30, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Jan. 16, 2018. The ex-dividend date is Jan. 12, 2018.

$CNI {{ '2017-12-22T19:58:54+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Railroad company $CNI has decided to purchase 200 new locomotives from $GE over the next three years. Production of the locomotives will commence next year at the GE facility in Texas, and the units are expected to be delivered in 2018, 2019 and 2020. The order includes Tier-4 and Tier -3 Evolution Series locomotives.

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