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2014/7/2
By comparing multiple loan offers and selecting the lowest rate, today's typical borrower has the potential to save $17,269 over the life of the loan CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, the nation's leading online source for competitive loan offers, has launched an ongoing study to track the difference between interest rates offered to borrowers for the same loan.
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2014/7/18
GE [NYSE:GE]: 2Q Highlights 2Q operating EPS $0.39, +8% 2Q Industrial segment revenues +7% Growth market orders +14%, revenues +6% Services orders +14%, revenues +5% 1H margins +30 bps vs.
Sign-up for GE Reports 2Q’14 Operating EPS $0.39, +8%; 2Q Industrial Organic Revenues +5%; Segment Profit +9%; 2Q Operating Margins Up 20 Basis Points; Backlog of $246B, Up $23B from Year-Ago; Retail Finance IPO Targeted for End of July; Total-Year Framework on Track investment picks
On track to deliver 2014 as planned Achieved highest quarterly order level in Company history IRVING, Texas, July 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Power Equipment Group Inc. (NYSE:GLPW) ("Global Power" or "Company") today reported its financial results for the second quarter 2014.
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Achieved 14 consecutive quarters of comparable-store sales growth; Two-year comparable sales up 7.9% Second quarter revenue was $30.0 million; Consolidated c omparable-store sales were up 2.3% when adjusted for the Easter holiday Second quarter Adjusted EBITDA , a non-GAAP measure (1) , increased nearly 22% to $3.9 million and margin expanded 110 basis points to 12.9%; Restaurant-level EBITDA margin reached 19.9% On track for over 25% unit growth in 2014, driven by the Company's recent acquisition and eight restaurant openings planned for second half 2014 2014 revenue guidance adjusted for acquisition to a range of $128 million to $133 million SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug.
Sign-up for Diversified Restaurant Holdings 2014 Second Quarter Revenue Increases 11.3%; Continues Strong Cash Generation for Growth investment picks
Second Quarter Highlights Adjusted EBITDA increased 32.5% year-over-year, to $22.2 million Consolidated revenue increased 14.6%, to $180.4 million Ready-mixed concrete sales volume rose 6.9%, to approximately 1.5 million cubic yards Ready-mixed concrete average sales price improved 7.4%, to $110.27 per cubic yard Aggregate products sales volume rose 20.9%, to approximately 1.2 million tons Aggregate products average sales price improved 7.3%, to $9.63 per ton Gross profit increased $5.7 million with margin improvement of 79 basis points EULESS, Texas, Aug.
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2014/6/26
MIAMI , June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Net earnings of $137.7 million , or $0.61 per diluted share, compared to net earnings of $137.4 million , or $0.61 per diluted share, which included a partial reversal of the state deferred tax asset valuation allowance of $41.3 million , or $0.18 per diluted share Deliveries of 4,987 homes – up 12% New orders of 6,183 homes – up 8%; new orders dollar value of $2.0 billion – up 21% Backlog of 6,858 homes – up 11%; backlog dollar value of $2.4 billion – up 26% Revenues of $1.8 billion – up 27% Gross margin on home sales of 25.5% – improved 140 basis points S,G&A expenses as a % of revenues from home sales of 10.8% – improved 10 basis points Operating margin on home sales of 14.7% – improved 140 basis points Lennar Homebuilding operating earnings of $234.5 million , compared to $159.8 million Lennar Financial Services operating
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Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (“Martin Marietta”) (NYSE:MLM) today announced that it has priced its offering of $700 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes, comprised of $300 million floating rate senior notes due June 30, 2017 (the “Floating Rate Notes”) and $400 million 4.250% senior notes due July 2, 2024 (the “Fixed Rate Notes” and, together with the Floating Rate Notes, the “Notes”). The Floating Rate Notes priced at 100% with a coupon of three-month LIBOR for U.S. dollars plus 1.10% (or 110 basis points), reset quarterly, and the Fixed Rate Notes priced at 99.428% with a coupon of 4.250%. The offering is subject to customary closing conditions, and settlement is expected to occur on July 2, 2014.
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Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) (“MPT” or the “Company”) announced today that its subsidiary, MPT Operating Partnership, L.P. (the “Borrower”) has closed a new $900 million senior unsecured credit facility (the “Credit Facility”). The Credit Facility is comprised of a $775 million senior unsecured revolving credit facility (the “Revolver”) initially priced at 200 basis points over LIBOR, and a $125 million senior unsecured term loan facility (the “Term Loan”) initially priced at 195 basis points over LIBOR.
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Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE: KRG) (the “Company”) announced today that it entered into an Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, consolidating and restating its unsecured revolving credit and unsecured term loan credit facilities in connection with the closing of its merger with Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust, Inc. The major terms of the amended facilities include the following: Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility borrowing capacity increased from $200 million to $500 million; interest rate reduced from LIBOR plus 165 to 250 basis points to LIBOR plus 140 to 200 basis points, depending on the Company’s leverage ratio; maturity date extended sixteen months to July 1, 2018 with options to further extend to July 1, 2019; and $250 million expansion feature, subject
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TCF Financial Corporation (NYSE:TCB): SECOND QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS - Revenue of $310.1 million, up 2.7 percent from the second quarter of 2013 - Loan and lease originations of $3.5 billion, up 8.6 percent from the second quarter of 2013 - Average deposits of $14.8 billion, up 4.6 percent from the second quarter of 2013 - Provision for credit losses of $9.9 million, down 69.6 percent from the second quarter of 2013 - Non-accrual loans and leases of $260.3 million, down 6.5 percent from the second quarter of 2013 - Return on average assets of 1.17 percent, up 27 basis points from the second quarter of 2013 - Return on average tangible common equity of 12.72 percent, up 282 basis points from the
Sign-up for TCF Reports Quarterly Net Income of $53.1 Million, or 29 Cents Per Share, Up 8 Cents, or 38.1 Percent from the Second Quarter of 2013 investment picks
Second Quarter Highlights: Earnings of $0.19 per diluted share Revenues increased 1.5% QOQ Noninterest income improved 5% QOQ driven by seasonal increases in various categories Net interest income stable as balance sheet growth was offset by margin compression Organic loan growth continues, with average loans up 7% annualized QOQ Average commercial business and real estate loans increased 8% QOQ Momentum in average indirect auto loans continues with $137 million increase Transactional deposits up 12% QOQ driven by higher customer balances and account acquisitions Noninterest-bearing and interest-bearing checking deposit balances increased 18% and 7% QOQ Transactional deposits averaged 36% of deposits, up from 34% a year-ago Strong credit quality maintained NCOs decreased six basis points QOQ to 0.30% of average originated loans BUFFALO, N.Y., July
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Second Quarter Key Metrics -Total revenue was $2.9 billion with organic revenue growth of 2% -Operating margin was 15.2%, and operating margin, adjusted for certain items, decreased 30 basis points to 18.2% -EPS was $1.01, and EPS, adjusted for certain items, increased 13% to $1.25 -Cash flow from operations increased 3% to $344 million, and free cash flow increased 5% to $284 million Second Quarter Highlights -Repurchased 7.4 million Class A Ordinary Shares for approximately $650 million -On April 11, 2014, Aon announced a 43% increase to its quarterly cash dividend -Completed the acquisition of Lorica Employee Benefits, one of the UK's most experienced and well-respected consultancy groups -Subsequent to the close of the second quarter, Aon announced the acquisition of National Flood Services, advancing Aon Affinity's ability to serve clients in the flood insurance sector LONDON , July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE: AON) today
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NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Revenue of $2.7 billion increases 5%, with 4% organic growth Before special items, segment operating income increases 11% and segment operating margin improves 80 basis points to a record-high 14.5% Diluted EPS from continuing operations before special items increases 17% As previously announced, the company completed the divestiture of its ADT Korea security business and remaining interest in Atkore International for a combined $2.2 billion in proceeds Company repurchased 13 million shares for $556 million during the quarter (Income and EPS amounts are attributable to Tyco common shareholders) ($ millions, except per-share amounts) (All prior periods have been recast to reflect certain businesses as discontinued operations) Q3 2014 Q3 2013 % Change
Sign-up for Tyco Reports Third Quarter 2014 Earnings From Continuing Operations Before Special Items Of $0.54 Per Share And GAAP Earnings Of $0.93 Per Share investment picks
2014/7/24
MDC Partners Inc. Reports Strong Results For The Three And Six Months Ended June 30, 2014 INCREASED 2014 GUIDANCE FOR ADJUSTED EBITDA OF $184 TO $188 MILLION IMPLIES YEAR-OVER-YEAR GROWTH OF +15.4% TO +17.9% AND MARGIN IMPROVEMENT OF 90 BASIS POINTS INCREASED 2014 GUIDANCE FOR ADJUSTED EBITDA AVAILABLE FOR GENERAL CAPITAL PURPOSES OF $108 TO $112 MILLION IMPLIES YEAR-OVER-YEAR GROWTH OF +18.0% TO +22.3% QUARTERLY DIVIDEND INCREASED 5.6% TO $0.19 Canada NewsWire NEW YORK , July 24, 2014 /CNW/ -- SECOND QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS: Revenue increased to $317.7 million from $287.5 million , an increase of 10.5% Organic revenue increased 7.0% Net Income attributable to MDC Partners increased to $16.5 million from $9.8 million , an increase of 67.8% Adjusted EBITDA increased to $48.8 million from $44.6 million , an increase of 9.5% (see Schedules 2 and 3) Adjusted EBITDA margin of 15.4% versus 15.5%
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2014/7/24
INCREASED 2014 GUIDANCE FOR ADJUSTED EBITDA OF $184 TO $188 MILLION IMPLIES YEAR-OVER-YEAR GROWTH OF +15.4% TO +17.9% AND MARGIN IMPROVEMENT OF 90 BASIS POINTS INCREASED 2014 GUIDANCE FOR ADJUSTED EBITDA AVAILABLE FOR GENERAL CAPITAL PURPOSES OF $108 TO $112 MILLION IMPLIES YEAR-OVER-YEAR GROWTH OF +18.0% TO +22.3% QUARTERLY DIVIDEND INCREASED 5.6% TO $0.19 NEW YORK , July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SECOND QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS: Revenue increased to $317.7 million from $287.5 million , an increase of 10.5% Organic revenue increased 7.0% Net Income attributable to MDC Partners increased to $16.5 million from $9.8 million , an increase of 67.8% Adjusted EBITDA increased to $48.8 million from $44.6 million , an increase of 9.5% (see Schedules 2 and 3) Adjusted EBITDA margin of 15.4% versus 15.5% Adjusted EBITDA Available for General Capital Purposes increased to $31.0 million from $27.1
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GAAP Gross Margin Expands To 45.0%, And Non-GAAP Gross Margin Expands To 47.1% Company Expects September Quarterly Revenue Of Approximately $345 Million And Non-GAAP Diluted EPS Of Approximately $0.27 GREENSBORO, N.C. , July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quarterly Highlights: Quarterly Revenue Increases 23.6% Sequentially To A Record $316.3 Million GAAP Gross Margin Expands 1,310 Basis Points Year-Over-Year To 45.0%, And Non-GAAP Gross Margin Expands 1,200 Basis Points Year-Over-Year To 47.1% GAAP Diluted EPS Is $0.13 , Versus $0.01 In Q1 Fiscal 2014 Non-GAAP Diluted EPS Is $0.24 , Versus $0.09 In Q1 Fiscal 2014 RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD) , a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, today reported financial results for the Company's fiscal 2015 first quarter, ended June 28, 2014 .
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2014/7/24
PANAMA CITY, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. ("Bladex" or the "Bank"; NYSE: BLX) announces its second issuance of "certificados bursatiles" in the Mexican capital markets, in the amount of MXN 2 billion (two billion Mexican pesos). The Notes have a tenor of 3.5 years, with a floating-rate coupon of 28-day TIIE plus 38 basis points.
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MAUMEE, Ohio , July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sales of $1.71 billion Net income attributable to Dana of $86 million Adjusted EBITDA of $205 million , providing a margin of 12.0 percent, a 10 basis-point improvement compared with 2013 Strong free cash flow of $133 million Commenced conversion of outstanding Series B preferred stock, further simplifying capital structure Repurchased $49 million of common stock Continued winning business in second quarter Recognized for superior product quality, customer satisfaction Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) today announced results for the second quarter of 2014 that reflect strong operating performance.
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ATLANTA , July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Q2 Earnings of $0.11 Per Share, After Charges of $0.14 Per Share for Insurance Reserves and Office Relocation Costs Q2 Pretax Income of $68 Million After Charges of $88 Million ; Q2 2013 Pretax Income of $38 Million After Charges of $67 Million Home Sale Revenues Increased 2% to $1.2 Billion Average Selling Price for Homes Delivered in the Quarter Increased 12% to $328,000 Gross Margin of 23.6% Expanded by 480 Basis Points Over Prior Year Value of Net New Orders Increased 5% to $1.6 Billion Higher Absorptions Per Community Drove Signups of 4,778 Homes Backlog Value at Quarter End of $2.8 Billion , Up from $2.7 Billion in 2013 7% Increase in Average Sales Price of Homes in Backlog to $339,000 Company Announces New $500 Million Senior Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM) announced
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2014/7/24
Loan portfolio grew sequentially at an annualized rate of 16%; Record new loans of $442 million during the quarter; up 75% and 46% sequentially and year over year, respectively; Legacy credit expense declined 32% and 67% on a sequential and year-over-year basis; Efficiency and core efficiency ratio declined to 70.5% and 69.3%, respectively; ROA and core ROA increased to 76 and 80 basis points, respectively; and Tangible book value per share increased to $18.85. CORAL GABLES, Fla., July 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Bank Financial Corp.
Sign-up for Capital Bank Financial Corp. Reports Second Quarter Net Income of $12.4 Million or $0.25 Per Diluted Share, Up 47% Year Over Year investment picks

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