It's based on "Projected EPS"of $1.82! This hasn't been achieved since 1997-98 coupled with a "Share Repurchase" program that the BOD actually continues to keep in place.
Did you reopen your position this week after closing it? The "Street is expecting .68 as the "Whisper Number" that will be reported on Friday morning before the Market Opens!
Sentiment: Strong Buy
LIONSGATE AND ODDLOT ENTERTAINMENT FORM MULTIPICTURE CO-PRODUCING, CO-FINANCING AND DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT
Pictures include Mortdecai, starring Johnny Depp, and the previously announced Draft Day, directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Kevin Costner
PR NewswirePress Release: Lionsgate – 4 hours ago
SANTA MONICA, Calif. and CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (LGF) and OddLot Entertainment have formed a multiyear, multipicture co-financing and distribution deal beginning with OddLot's co-financing of the action comedy Mortdecai, starring Johnny Depp, the two companies announced today. The arrangement provides a framework for Lionsgate and OddLot to co-produce and co-finance additional pictures that may be sourced by either party, and it provides OddLot with access to committed distribution on certain pictures.
Mortdecai, which is set to begin production this fall, features an all-star cast including Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Paul Bettany and Olivia Munn. OddLot is already partnered with Lionsgate on the sports drama/comedy Draft Day, starring Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, Denis Leary and Frank Langella, slated for release next year. OddLot also produced and spearheaded the partnership with Lionsgate and Digital Domain on the science fiction adventure Ender's Game, starring Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Haile Seinfeld, Viola Davis and Ben Kingsley, which will be released November 1.
"We're delighted to extend and expand our longstanding relationship with OddLot founder Gigi Pritzker and her team," said Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Co-Chairs Rob Friedman and Patrick Wachsberger. "Our partnership on Ender's Game and Draft Day has now been extended to include Mortdecai, and we look forward to finding many more pictures to partner on in the future.
Sentiment: Strong Buy
Oracle Reports Q1 GAAP EPS Up 14% to 47 Cents; Q1 Non-GAAP EPS Up 12% to 59 Cents
Q1 Operating Cash Flow Increases to $6.3 Billion, TTM Operating Cash Flow Increases to $14.8 Billion
MarketwiredPress Release: Oracle Corporation – Wed, Sep 18, 2013 4:01 PM EDT
REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 18, 2013) - Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) today announced that both fiscal 2014 Q1 GAAP and non-GAAP total revenues were up 2% to $8.4 billion. GAAP new software licenses and cloud software subscriptions revenues were up 5% to $1.7 billion while non-GAAP new software licenses and cloud software subscriptions revenues were up 4% to $1.7 billion. Both GAAP and non-GAAP software license updates and product support revenues were up 7% to $4.4 billion. Hardware systems products revenues were $669 million. GAAP operating income was flat at $2.9 billion, and GAAP operating margin was 34%. Non-GAAP operating income was up 4% to $3.7 billion, and non-GAAP operating margin was 45%. GAAP net income was up 8% to $2.2 billion, while non-GAAP net income was up 6% to $2.8 billion. GAAP earnings per share were up 14% to $0.47, while non-GAAP earnings per share were up 12% to $0.59. GAAP operating cash flow on a trailing twelve-month basis was $14.8 billion.
Without the impact of the US dollar strengthening compared to foreign currencies, Oracle's reported Q1 GAAP earnings per share would have been up 17% and non-GAAP earnings per share would have been up 14%. GAAP and non-GAAP total revenues also would have been up 4%; GAAP new software licenses and cloud software subscriptions revenues would have been up 7% while non-GAAP new software licenses and cloud software subscriptions revenues would have been up 6%.
"Non-GAAP earnings per share increased 12% to $0.59, the best ever result for the first quarter of our fiscal year," said Oracle President and CFO, Safra Catz. "
Newell Rubbermaid Appoints Nate Young VP of Global Innovation
Significant addition to in-house capabilities will advance ideation and strengthen company's innovation pipeline
PR NewswirePress Release: Newell Rubbermaid – 4 hours ago
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ATLANTA, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Newell Rubbermaid (NWL) today announced the appointment of Nate Young to the newly created position of Vice President of Global Innovation, where he will be responsible for energizing the company's innovation funnel.
Young brings 30 years of experience and a proven track record of leading innovation at large, complex organizations. Most recently, he was president of the NewNorth Center for Design in Business, a nonprofit, hybrid education and business institution based in Holland, Mich. Previously, Young was Executive VP and Chief Academic Officer at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Calif., working with leading innovation-driven companies like Disney, Nike and NTT DoCoMo. Young is also the founder of TWISThink, a Michigan-based product design and development firm.
"Nate has already been intimately involved with Newell Rubbermaid, having led a successful series of innovation workshops for our business segments that generated hundreds of promising ideas," said Chuck Jones, Newell Rubbermaid's Chief Design and R&D Officer. "His familiarity with our Growth Game Plan and unique, diverse and rich experience across the corporate, consulting and education sectors make him the ideal candidate to lead our innovation efforts."
#$%$ incorporated to Review Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Results on Friday, September 27, 2013
#$%$ incorporated 5 hours ago
FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- #$%$ incorporated (#$%$), a global manufacturer and provider of electrical services and products and a provider of galvanizing services, will conduct a conference call to review the financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET on Friday, September 27, 2013. The Company will report second quarter of fiscal year 2014 financial results before the market opens on Friday, September 27, 2013.
#$%$ incorporated is a global provider of specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distributions, and industrial markets as well as a leading provider of hot dip galvanizing services to the North American steel fabrication market.
Dana Perry, Senior Vice President – Finance and CFO
#$%$ incorporated (817) 810-0095
Lytham Partners (602) 889-9700
Joe Dorame or Robert Blum
Sentiment: Strong Buy
Sentiment: Strong Buy
Sonic Celebrates 60 Years Strong as America’s Drive-In
COMPANY REPORTS STRONG SUMMER SALES
FISCAL 2014 OUTLOOK PROVIDED
FOURTH FISCAL QUARTER 2013 EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL DATE ANNOUNCED
Business WirePress Release: Sonic Corp. – 6 hours ago..
Sonic Corp. (SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced it is turning 60 years young as America’s Drive-In. Sonic will be celebrating the achievement of this milestone, along with its franchisees, next week at the Sonic national convention in San Diego.
Sonic’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Cliff Hudson offered, “It is going to be great to be with our operators in San Diego celebrating Sonic’s 60year birthday, in addition to celebrating a summer of strong sales and profits. Our results reflect the strength and momentum of the Sonic brand and we look forward to continued growth in the near and long term.”
The company estimates system-wide same-store sales grew 5.9% for the fourth fiscal quarter resulting in estimated system-wide same-store sales growth of 2.3% for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2013. The company’s successful implementation of initiatives to improve service, product quality and value perception with increased media effectiveness and an innovative product and promotion pipeline drove strong fourth quarter sales. The Summer of Shakes promotion featuring 25 different shake flavors and the limited time offer promotion featuring two new pretzel dogs were especially popular; however, food costs associated with the successful fourth quarter promotions were unfavorably impacted due to product mix shift. Based upon these results, the company currently anticipates its fourth fiscal quarter earnings per share will increase 20% to $0.30, excluding the special items outlined below. These preliminary resu
Newell Rubbermaid Completes Sale of Hardware Business To Nova Capital
Business WirePress Release: Newell Rubbermaid Inc. – Wed, Sep 11, 2013 8:30 AM EDT..
Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NWL) today announced it has closed the sale of its Hardware business, which includes the Amerock®, Ashland®, Bulldog® and Shur-Line® brands, to Nova Capital, a specialist acquirer of corporate and private equity portfolios. The transaction was first announced Aug. 9.
The transaction provides Newell Rubbermaid with a more cohesive and focused portfolio of brands in five core business segments. As previously announced, gross proceeds from the transaction were $214 million, which includes the retention of accounts receivable. The company will receive after-tax cash proceeds of approximately $175 million.
About Newell Rubbermaid
Newell Rubbermaid Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a global marketer of consumer and commercial products with 2012 sales of approximately $5.6 billion and a strong portfolio of leading brands, including Sharpie®, Paper Mate®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Parker®, Waterman®, Rubbermaid®, Levolor®, Calphalon®, Goody®, Graco®, Aprica® and Dymo®. As part of the company’s Growth Game Plan, Newell Rubbermaid is making sharper portfolio choices and investing in new marketing and innovation toccelerate performance.
I think you will see it continue to climb based on the company's underlying fundamentals continuing to improve.
The "Whisper Number" is .68 up 10% over last year.
Sentiment: Strong Buy
Despite what you post he has been very successful ant managing "RISK" and his only fault can be found that after 400,000,000.00 in Gross Revenues he appears to reach his limitation at which time he sales.
His track record with Start-ups is very tough to beat as he has more then one become a Small-Cap publicly traded vehicle.
The "good Dr's In!
The "Street has NWL coming in at .51 for the 3rd quarter that should be reported on or about , October 21st 2013! All post's welcome! The "Good Dr's In"
This al based on the Company's underlying fundamentals which continue to improve.
Double Digit Top Line Growth coupled with double Digit EPS increases!
The Good Dr's In as the "Whisper Number" is: .68!
Sentiment: Strong Buy
That has been the trend before each Quarterly report that #$%$ gives go look at the trend over the past 4 years.
Sentiment: Strong Buy
I would prefer to see a share buyback program announced by the Board of up to 5% of the issued and outstanding common shares.
It is a better alternative and reward for the shareholders as Passive income of Dividends is ordinary income now and not as it was during Bush/Channey.
The Good Dr's In!
SHFL entertainment, Inc. Reports Revenue Of $73.5 Million In Third Quarter, Up 16% Year-Over-Year
PR NewswirePress Release: SHFL entertainment, Inc. – 20 hours ago..
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SHFL entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: SHFL) ("SHFL" or the "Company") today announced its results for the Third Quarter ended July 31, 2013.
Third Quarter 2013 Financial Highlights
•Total revenue grew 16% to $73.5 million primarily due to a 79% year-over-year increase in Electronic Table Systems ("ETS") revenue. The Electronic Gaming Machine ("EGM"), Utility and Proprietary Table Games ("PTG") businesses also contributed to overall growth in the quarter.
•Recurring revenue increased to $31.4 million, a 5% year-over-year increase. The $1.1 million increase in PTG recurring revenue contributed to 68% of the overall increase in recurring revenue.
•Adjusted for one-time expenses of $3.6 million, or $0.05 per share, related to entering into a definitive agreement and plan of merger (the "Merger Agreement") with Bally Technologies, Inc. ("Bally"), non-GAAP earnings per share ("EPS") were $0.16 in the third quarter. Diluted earnings per share ("EPS") decreased $0.07 year-over-year to $0.11.
•Net income declined $4.0 million year-over-year to $6.4 million. Adjusted for one-time expenses related to the Merger Agreement with Bally, net income was $9.5 million in the third quarter.
•Gross margin decreased 80 basis points year-over-year to 62%, due to the mix of segment performance, primarily driven by increased revenue in the ETS segment. Gross margin was also impacted by an increase in headcount of the Company's service team that has expanded to service the growing product footprint globally.