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4:19 am Allot Comms reports EPS in-line, revs in-line; reaffirms FY15 revs guidance; approves $15 mln repurchase plan (ALLT) : Reports Q2 (Jun) loss of $0.09 per share, in-line with the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of ($0.09); revenues fell 23.4% year/year to $21.6 mln vs the $21.48 mln consensus.

Guidance
Co reaffirms guidance for FY15, sees FY15 revs of $100-105 mln vs. $102.63 mln Capital IQ Consensus Estimate.

Share repurchase promgram
Additionally, co's Board approved a program for the Company to repurchase up to $15 million of its outstanding ordinary shares.

4:08 am Vulcan Materials misses by $0.26, beats on revs (VMC) : Reports Q2 (Jun) earnings of $0.35 per share, $0.26 worse than the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of $0.61; revenues rose 13.1% year/year to $895 mln vs the $881.91 mln consensus.

Outlook
Co reaffirming our expectation for Adjusted EBITDA of $775 to $825 million, driven by strong growth in aggregates gross profit per ton, earnings improvement in our non-aggregates businesses and continuing leverage of our SAG expenses.

  • Through the first half of 2015, same-store aggregates volumes are up 7% and total aggregates pricing is up 5%. 
  • Co expects a higher rate of pricing growth in the second half. With respect to second half shipments, a key factor will be the ability of our customers to recover weather-delayed volume from the first half, which can be a challenge in a growing market where scheduled work is compressed into a shorter time period.

3:23 am Ctrip.com beats by $0.14, reports revs in-line; guides Q3 revs above consensus (CTRP) : Reports Q2 (Jun) earnings of $0.30 per share, $0.14 better than the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of $0.16; revenues rose 47.1% year/year to $407.6 mln vs the $407.32 mln consensus. Co issues upside guidance for Q3, sees Q3 revs of +45-50% YoY to $505-520 mln vs. $495.76 mln Capital IQ Consensus Estimate.

2:33 am Delek Logistics Partners misses by $0.16, misses on revs (DKL) : Reports Q2 (Jun) earnings of $0.70 per share, $0.16 worse than the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of $0.86; revenues fell 27.2% year/year to $172.1 mln vs the $280.56 mln consensus.

2:32 am Delek US Holdings beats by $0.24, beats on revs (DK) : Reports Q2 (Jun) earnings of $1.33 per share, $0.24 better than the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of $1.09; revenues fell 28.7% year/year to $1.69 bln vs the $1.59 bln consensus.

2:28 am Otter Tail Power beats by $0.13, misses on revs; reaffirms FY15 EPS guidance (OTTR) : Reports Q2 (Jun) earnings of $0.36 per share, $0.13 better than the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of $0.23; revenues fell 3.2% year/year to $188.2 mln vs the $200.15 mln consensus. Co reaffirms guidance for FY15, sees EPS of $1.50-1.65 vs. $1.56 Capital IQ Consensus Estimate.

12:58 am eLong receives non-binding 'Going Private' offer for $18 per ADS (LONG) : Co announced that its Board of Directors has received a preliminary non-binding proposal letter, dated August 3rd, 2015, from Tencent Holdings (TCEHY), proposing a "going-private" transaction to acquire all outstanding ordinary shares of eLong, not already beneficially owned by TCH Sapphire Limited which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tencent, the major shareholders in the Company accounting for at least 70% in voting power of the Company and certain members of Company management, for $18 in cash per American depositary share.

  • The proposed purchase price represents a premium of approximately 24.1% to the closing trading price of the Company's ADS on July 31, 2015, the last trading day prior to the date hereof and a premium of 20.3% to the volume-weighted average closing price during the last 30 trading days.
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