$OUTR (Outerwall Inc.)

$OUTR {{ '2016-07-25T14:24:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$OUTR said it will be acquired by certain funds managed by $APO. The transaction will be completed through an all-cash tender offer. The BoD of $OUTR unanimously recommends that its shareholders tender their shares in the offer. The transaction is currently expected to close during 3Q16. After deal, $OUTR will become private held company.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T14:22:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$MSFT said the large markets like the US, Germany and Japan performed better than its expectations in 4Q17. To compete with its competitors $GOOGL and $AMZN, Microsoft invested about $3.3Bil in CapEx, which includes the capital leases. This was up sequentially partly due to the deferral of planned datacenter spending from 3Q17 to 4Q17.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-20T22:39:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT, the 3rd largest market cap firm in US after $AAPL and $GOOGL, reported a profit that doubled in the tech giant's final quarter of 2017. The strong performance was boosted by growth in Cloud and Office businesses. GAAP net income surged 109% to $6.5Bil. GAAP EPS spiked up 112% to $0.83, aided by tax benefits. Non-GAAP EPS grew 42% to $0.98.

$IRT {{ '2017-07-20T21:12:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IRT plans to transfer the listing of its common stock to NYSE from the NYSE MKT. The company's common stock, which will continue to trade under "IRT" ticker, is expected to begin trading on NYSE effective July 31, 2017. The stock will continue to trade on the NYSE MKT until the transfer is complete.

$TMUS {{ '2017-07-20T19:10:49+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$TMUS is currently looking at options to return capital to shareholders, mainly through share buyback. Plans are afoot to institute a modest quarterly dividend.  One of the focus areas is to build the customer base, which would contribute to long-term churn reduction. T-Mobile is close to securing 600MHz radio products compatible with 5G network.

$TMUS {{ '2017-07-20T18:19:46+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$TMUS said it is all set to launch America’s first nationwide 5G network in the 2019-2020 period.  Around 500 new T-Mobile stores will be opened by year-end, with the aim of bringing the entire country under coverage. The company expects to record double-digit growth in its wireless revenues in fiscal 2017.

$AAPL {{ '2017-07-20T12:48:23+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In regard with its battle against $AAPL, $QCOM has filed patent infringement complaints against the iPhone maker with both the International Trade Commission and in Federal Court in the US. The ITC investigation is expected to commence in August and the case will be tried next year.

$ADS {{ '2017-07-20T12:39:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ADS has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.52 per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on September 19, 2017, to stockholders of record on August 14, 2017.

$TMUS {{ '2017-07-19T22:23:47+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$TMUS T-Mobile US Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q2 2017 highlights

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-19T21:27:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For 4Q17 $QCOM expects its revenue to be in the range of $5.4-6.2Bil. The company expects its diluted EPS to be about $0.55-0.65 and non-GAAP EPS to be in the range of $0.75-0.85. This guidance does not include QTL revenues related to the sale of $AAPL products by Apple’s contract manufacturers

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-19T21:23:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$QCOM's 3Q17 results were negatively impacted due to the actions taken by $AAPL's contract manufacturers, who failed to fully report and not pay royalties due on the sales of $AAPL products. Due to this the company did not provide certain metrics of its QTL business, which include total device sales and related estimated ranges of device shipment.

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-19T21:08:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$QCOM, that is facing several litigation issues, posted 40% drop in 3Q17 earnings, mainly due to the bitter legal battle with $AAPL, who did not report and pay royalties. Revenues fell 11% YoY to $5.4Bil. Net income were $0.9Bil, or $0.58 per share, down 40% from $1.4Bil, or $0.97 per share in 3Q16. Excluding items, $QCOM earned $0.83 per share.

$TMUS {{ '2017-07-19T20:54:10+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TMUS raised its guidance of branded postpaid net customer additions for fiscal 2017 to the 3-3.6MM range from the earlier outlook of 2.8-3.5MM. The forecast of adj. EBITDA has been increased to $10.5-$10.9Bil from $10.4-$10.8Bil. Meanwhile, the company maintained guidance of cash purchases of property and equipment in the  $4.8-$5.1Bil range.

$TMUS {{ '2017-07-19T20:44:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TMUS reported net customer additions of 1.3MM in 2Q17, bringing the total customer count to 69.6MM. Branded postpaid phone churn dropped by 17bps to a record low of 1.1%.  The company’s services revenues grew 8% YoY to a record-high of $7.4Bil in second quarter.

$TMUS {{ '2017-07-19T20:35:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Telecom giant $TMUS said its profit surged to $581MM in 2Q17 on a marked growth in revenues. Earnings per share climbed to $0.67 from last year's $0.25. The 10% gain in revenue reflects a larger customer base, which rose more than 1MM for the 17th straight quarter. T-Mobile, a competitor of Verizon, reported significant postpaid and prepaid customer additions.

$AAPL {{ '2017-07-19T12:49:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Isabel Ge Mahe, VP of Wireless Technologies, has been named $AAPL's VP and MD of Greater China business, reporting to CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams. In this newly created role, Ge Mahe will provide leadership and coordination across Apple’s China-based team. She will assume her new role, based in Shanghai, later this summer.

$GS {{ '2017-07-19T11:22:37+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GS advised a number of important transactions that were announced during 2Q17, including $BCR's $24Bil sale to $BDX. $AMZN's $13.7Bil acquisition of $WFM, and $DFT's $7.6Bil merger with $DLR.

$CAR {{ '2017-07-17T13:54:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Car Rental operator $CAR said it has integrated $AMZN’s voice platform Alexa to allow travelers to book and manage car rental reservations with ease.  Avis is the first car rental company to offer the service.

$IRT {{ '2017-07-14T16:04:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IRT declared monthly cash dividends for 3Q17 of $0.06 per common share per month. The dividends total $0.18 per share for 3Q17. The July dividend is payable on Aug. 15, 2017 with a record date of July 31. The Aug. dividend is payable on Sept. 15 with a record date of Aug. 31. The Sept. dividend is payable on Oct. 13 with a record date of Sept. 29.

$IT {{ '2017-07-13T12:15:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

According to preliminary results by $IT, Worldwide PC shipments totaled 61.1MM units in 2Q17, a 4.3% decline from last year. Shipments in 2Q17 were the lowest quarter volume since 2007. $HPQ reclaimed the top position from Lenovo in the worldwide PC market in 2Q17, followed by $DELL and $AAPL succeeding in third and fourth place.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-12T13:51:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN said on Prime Day 2017, held on July 11, sales surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The Prime Day 2017 event grew by more than 60% compared to 2016, and sales growth by small businesses and entrepreneurs was even higher. Purchases made on Prime Day 2017 were more than 50% higher than the prior year.

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