By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--Wal-Mart Stores Inc. shares hit an all-time high Thursday after comparable sales at its biggest unit, Walmart U.S., turned positive for the first time in seven quarters.
Record revenues for the quarter and YTD
Core Gross Billings for the quarter up 10% to $19.6 million, Revenues for the quarter up 10% to $20.0 million
Core Gross Billings YTD up 20% to $57.2 million, Revenues up 20% to $57.8 million
Pre-Corporate EBITDA for the quarter down 29% to $1.2 million, EBITDA down 37% to $0.9 million
Pre-Corporate EBITDA YTD down 3% to $3.6 million, EBITDA down 4% to $2.6 million
Progress On Key Strategic Initiatives:
Solid execution with strong growth at each office and individual board
Wilhelmina branded agency in Tokyo opened
Beginning production and sell-in of licensed fragrance line Quarterly Financial Highlights
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Zendesk, Inc. (NYSE: ZEN) today announced that its Founder, Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer Mikkel Svane will present at the Goldman Sachs
US Emerging/SMID Cap Growth Conference at the New York Marriott Marquis
in New York City.
Zendesk, Inc. (NYSE: ZEN) today announced that Adrian McDermott, senior
vice president of product development, and Marc Cabi, vice president of
finance/investor relations, will present at the UBS Global Technology
Conference at Cavallo Point in Sausalito, California.
Zoe’s Kitchen, Inc. (“Zoës Kitchen” or the “Company”) today announced
the pricing of its secondary public offering by certain of the Company’s
stockholders (the “Selling Stockholders”) of 3,800,000 shares of the
Company’s common stock at a price of $32.00 per share.
AVG Technologies NV advises that this news release revises today's earlier release (AVG Technologies and Google Renew Internet Search and Advertising Agreement, issued 13-Nov-2014 by AVG Technologies N.V. over PR Newswire) and includes updates to AVG's active number of users and corrects the terms of the Google contract.
In the news release, China XD Plastics Announces Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results, issued 13-Nov-2014 by China XD Plastics Company Limited over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that under the "Third Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights" section, fifth bullet point, "5.2% YoY" should have read "4.1% YoY." The complete, corrected release follows:
China XD Plastics Announces Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results --
Ecolab Inc., a global leader in hygiene and infection prevention
solutions, recently shipped more than 6,600 cases of needed cleaning,
sanitizing and infection prevention products to aid medical personnel
caring for Ebola patients in West Africa.
For the fifth year in a row, a surge of volunteers from Ameriprise
Financial (NYSE:AMP) will turn out at food banks, warehouses and
kitchens all over the U.S. to package and prepare meals for families in
A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of A
(Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of “a” of American
Southern Insurance Company (Topeka, KS) and its wholly owned and
100% reinsured subsidiary, American Safety Insurance Company
(collectively referred to as American Southern Group ).
Concurrently, A.M. Best has affirmed the ICR of “bbb-” of the parent
company, Atlantic American Corporation (Atlantic American)
A.M. Best has also affirmed the FSR of A- (Excellent) and the ICR of
“a-” of Bankers Fidelity Life Insurance Company (Bankers
Fidelity). Additionally, A.M. Best has assigned an FSR of A- (Excellent)
and ICR of “a-” to Bankers Fidelity Assurance Company (formerly
known as Direct Life Insurance Company), a wholly owned subsidiary of
A.M. Best has assigned indicative ratings of “bbb” to senior
unsecured debt, “bbb-” to subordinated debt and “bb+” to preferred stock
of the recently filed universal shelf registration by Unum Group
(Unum) (headquartered in Chattanooga, TN) [NYSE:UNM]. The new
registration replaces Unum’s previous shelf, which recently expired.
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