Aug 26, 2016 12:47 PM ET
Big Lots net rose and lifted earnings forecast. Berry Plastics agreed to acquire AEP Industries for $765 million in cash and stock. Dollar Tree lowered full-year sales outlook. Dollar General net soared 9%. Tiffany net rose but revenues fell.
Aug 26, 2016 12:45 PM ET
Gemalto profit surged on flat revenues. The Restaurant Group net swung to a loss and plans to sell or close 33 underperforming sites and impair the asset value of a further 29 sites. Segro agreed to sell Heston & Airlinks Indl Estate for £79.5 million. Vivendi profit plunged 54%.
Aug 23, 2016 5:43 PM ET
Best Buy net income surged as online sales soared 24%. Daktronics net soared. Nordson lifted revenues forecast. Premier said net income and revenues advanced. Regis net swung to profit. Smucker net soared 25% but revenues declined. Toll Brothers net and revenues surged.
Aug 23, 2016 5:37 PM ET
Kier Group secured three major contracts worth about £5 billion. Persimmon net and revenues surged. Rank Group profit was flat on weak revenues. Straumann, Switzerland based medical devices maker agreed to acquire India-based dental implant maker Equinox.
Aug 22, 2016 6:02 PM ET
Pfizer agreed to acquire prostate-cancer drug maker Medivation for $14 billion in cash. Intersil surged after the company is in final stages of merger negotiations with Renesas for about $3 billion. CST Brands agreed to be acquired by Canada-based Couche-Tard for $4.4 billion.
Aug 22, 2016 3:39 AM ET
Syngenta jumped after the U.S. national-security regulator approved $43 billion proposed acquisition by ChemChina. Teleperformance agreed to acquire LanguageLine for $1.52 billion. Kingspan profit and revenues surged and said net debt shrank. Safeland net declined 21%.
Aug 19, 2016 12:56 PM ET
Buckle net and revenues plunged. Deere net fell on 11% drop in revenues but lifted profit forecast. Estee Lauder net tumbled. Emerson Electric agreed to acquire valves & controls business of Pentair for $3.15 billion. Foot Locker net rose. Gap net plunged 43%.
Aug 19, 2016 11:53 AM ET
21st Century lowered revenues forecast. 888 Holdings and The Rank abandoned its bid to merge with William Hill. UK Commercial Property Trust revenues and profit declined.
Aug 18, 2016 9:37 AM ET
Wal-Mart reported eighth quarterly same store sales increase in a row and said net rose 9%. Cisco net surged 21% and the networking gear maker said it plans to eliminate up to 5,500 positions globally. Cato net rose 2% and lowered earnings forecast after sales dropped. Toro net jumped 5%.
Aug 18, 2016 11:47 AM ET
Asda struggles with performance despite price declines. Co-operative Bank net loss narrowed. Kingfisher sales rose 8% to £3 billion. Nestle profit declined 9%. Vestas Wind net surged 73% and lifted fiscal outlook after combined order backlog jumped 7%.