$UVV (Universal Corporation)

$UVV {{ '2016-05-24T17:54:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UVV said its BoD declared a quarterly dividend of $0.53 per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on Aug. 8, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 11, 2016.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-26T17:21:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The BoD of $GWW declared a cash dividend of $1.28 per share, payable on Sept 1, 2017, to shareholders as on Aug 14, 2017.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-25T21:44:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW has appointed Beatriz R. Perez, SVP & Chief Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability Officer of $KO, to its Board of Directors.

$TWX {{ '2017-07-25T21:35:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In the midst of still expecting the pending acquisition of $TWX to close by year-end, $T reported a rise in 2Q17 earnings driven by lower operating expenses. Net income rose to $3.9Bil or $0.63 per share from $3.4Bil or $0.55 per share last year. Revenue slid 1.7% to $39.8Bil on declines in legacy wireline services and consumer mobility.

$PM {{ '2017-07-20T14:28:19+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PM said it remains on track to expand further into key international markets. The company continues to forecast operating cash flow of about $8.5Bil and capital expenditures of $1.6Bil for 2017. Going forward, the main focus will be on unblocking supply chains for Japan, a key market for Philip Morris.

$PM {{ '2017-07-20T13:48:04+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PM expects total shipment volumes to decline 3-4% in the full fiscal year, broadly in line with last year. Overall performance in the international markets will remain muted in the coming quarters, due to unfavorable exchange rates. Currency-neutral net revenues are seen rising 7% this year.

$PM {{ '2017-07-20T13:07:46+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$PM Philip Morris International Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q2 2017 highlights

$PM {{ '2017-07-20T11:40:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PM currently expects full-year 2017 EPS to be between $4.78 and $4.93, at the existing exchange rates. Adjusted for currency impact and other items, the projected EPS represents a 9-12% YoY increase. The company forecasts a net revenue growth of above 7% for  2017, excluding excise taxes and other items.

$PM {{ '2017-07-20T11:29:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PM’s 2Q17 earnings dipped modestly to $1.14 per share as the strong dollar continued to drag the bottom line. Adjusted for unfavorable currency, earnings rose 8.7%. Revenues of the tobacco behemoth, excluding excise taxes, rose 4% YoY to $6.9Bil. The volume of cigarette and heated tobacco unit shipments dropped 5% to 199.9Bil during the quarter.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T19:32:05+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In the US segment, $GWW said it expects volume growth of 6-8% in the back half of the year, based on price changes. The company, meanwhile, did not give a month-wise update on volume growth.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T18:59:11+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GWW said its mid-size customer volume continued to accelerate throughout 2Q17 and was positive for the first time in five years during the quarter. The company added that currently, about 50% of the mid-size customer volume is on more competitive pricing.

$RAI {{ '2017-07-19T15:26:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RAI's shareholders approved three proposals related to $BTI's proposed acquisition of $RAI, including adjournment of the special meeting, plan of merger and compensation payments. The transaction is expected to close on or about July 25, 2017.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T14:00:08+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$GWW W.W. Grainger, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:44:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW's sales for the US segment were up 1% YoY in 2Q17, driven by a 5 percentage point increase from volume. Canada segment sales fell 3% in US dollars, while sales for the Other Businesses increased 11% during this period.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:41:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In the US segment, $GWW's gains from the sale of assets in 2Q17 were offset by restructuring costs. The Canadian business announced plans to close 59 branches in 2017 as part of restructuring. $GWW also announced the wind-down of its business in Colombia. Restructuring items represented $1.07 per share in charges.  Excluding them, EPS decreased 5%.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:37:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW CFO Ron Jadin announced that he will be retiring at 2017-end. Jadin joined Grainger in 1998 and has served in various financial roles including as CFO since 2008.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:34:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Despite a drastic fall in earnings in 2Q17, $GWW reiterated its 2017 sales and EPS guidance of sales growth of 1-4% and adjusted EPS of $10-11.30. CEO DG Macpherson said, "Outside the US, we took aggressive action to streamline our portfolio and focus on profitable businesses. Based on what we are seeing, we are reiterating our 2017 guidance."

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:26:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Industrial supplies company $GWW saw 43% fall in net earnings in 2Q17, even as sales increased 2% to $2.61Bil. The sales growth during the quarter was spurred by its continued volume growth from the pricing initiatives in the US. Net earnings were $98MM, or $1.67 per share, compared to $173MM, or $2.79 per share in the year-over period.

$TWX {{ '2017-07-17T11:48:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TWX's shareholders approved merger with $T. The company continues to expect the transaction to close before year-end 2017, with regulatory review of the deal underway.

$TWX {{ '2017-06-30T19:22:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TWX has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.4025 per share. The dividend is payable on August 1, 2017, to shareholders of record as of July 10, 2017. Consistent with its merger agreement with $T, Time Warner has aligned the timing of its dividend with that of AT&T’s dividend.

$TWX {{ '2017-06-23T16:12:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TWX said Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has launched WB Games New York, a service provider of online features and web-based communities for the company’s video games. WB Games New York builds cloud-based gaming backend technology, which allows developers to quickly add online features to their games on almost any platform.

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