$BYD (Boyd Gaming Corporation)

$BYD {{ '2016-09-16T09:19:43+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Gaming entertainment properties operator $BYD said it has appointed Christine Spadafor as Chair of its Board's Governance and Nominating Committee. Spadafor is principal of management consulting firm, SpadaforClay Group.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-27T18:46:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN plans to open its second Michigan fulfillment center in Romulus creating more than 1,500 new full-time associate roles with opportunities to engage with Amazon Robotics in a highly technological workplace. Employees will work alongside innovative technologies at the 855,000-sq. ft. fulfillment center packing and shipping small customer items.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-27T18:41:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN will launch Prime Now in Singapore, offering free two-hour delivery on a wide variety of items. Prime Now is an exclusive service for members of Amazon Prime, a membership program to launch in Singapore soon with additional benefits to come. For a limited time, Prime Now will be available in Singapore to try without a Prime membership.

$CMCSA {{ '2017-07-27T14:18:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CMCSA's BoD declared a quarterly dividend of $0.1575 a share on its common stock, payable on Oct. 25, 2017 to shareholders of record on Oct. 4, 2017.

$CMCSA {{ '2017-07-27T14:10:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

During 2Q17, $CMCSA's cable communication segment revenues rose 6% to $13.12Bil, mainly helped by increase in Business services. NBCUniversal revenue rose 17% to $8.3Bil. Revenues from cable networks rose 5% to $2.7Bil, mainly reflecting higher distribution and content licensing.

$CMCSA {{ '2017-07-27T14:04:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Media company $CMCSA posted 9.8% growth in its 2Q17 revenue, helped by the strong box-office performance of Universal’s The Fate Of The Furious that drove 60% gain in revenues. Net income during the quarter rose 24% to $2.51Bil, or $0.52 per share, compared to $2.02Bil, or $0.41 per share during 2Q16.

$CMCSA {{ '2017-07-27T13:36:39+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$CMCSA Comcast Corp. Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q2 2017 Highlights

$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.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-26T14:40:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN will hold Amazon Jobs Day events at its fulfillment centers in the following locations, Baltimore, Maryland; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Etna, Ohio; Fall River, Massachusetts; Hebron, Kentucky; Kenosha, Wisconsin; Kent, Washington; Robbinsville, New Jersey; Romeoville, Illinois and Whitestown, Indiana on August 2, 2017.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-26T14:40:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN said it has more than 50,000 roles available to fill across its US fulfillment network. The company is opening up 10 of its fulfillment centers on August 2 for its first Jobs Day with tours and information sessions. $AMZN plans to make thousands of on-the-spot job offers to qualified candidates who apply on-site as part of Amazon Jobs Day.

$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.

$MCD {{ '2017-07-25T16:40:13+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$MCD commented that the $AMZN-$WFM deal announcement demonstrates the disruptive and fast-paced nature of the business world. $MCD continues to challenge itself and is committed to remain competitive on value. $MCD believes deliveries are a good example of how the industry is responding to rapidly-changing consumer expectations.

$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.

$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.

$HLT {{ '2017-07-19T14:12:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HLT received unsolicited mini-tender offer being conducted by TRC Capital to buy up to 2MM shares of $HLT's common stock outstanding at $59.75 per share. $HLT does not endorse TRC Capital's offer and recommends that stockholders reject the offer because the offer price is below the current market price.

$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.

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