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Bridgestone Corp (5108.T)

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Bridgestone to spend about 6.2 bln baht on aircraft tire production in Thailand
Monday, 20 Mar 2017 02:43am EDT 

Bridgestone Corp Pcl <5108.T> : To spend about 6.2 billion baht ($178.73 million ) on aircraft tire production in Thailand, Thailand's Board of Investment (BOI) said in a statement. . Two aircraft tire plants have been approved by the BOI Further company coverage: <5108.T> ($1 = 34.69 baht) (Reporting by Pracha Hariraksapitak; Writing by Orathai Sriring) ((orathai.sriring@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Bridgestone targets 5-6 pct annual profit growth in Americas- Nikkei
Monday, 13 Mar 2017 03:10pm EDT 

Nikkei: Bridgestone will aim for operating profit growth of 5-6% annually in its mainstay North And South American business . Bridgestone's operating profit for Americas segment projected to grow 18% to 239 billion yen in the year ending December 2017 . Bridgestone's consol group sales projected to rise 9% to 3.63 trillion yen in fiscal 2017, operating profit forecast to grow 1% to 452 billion yen .Bridgestone's Japan, operating profit in 2017 is forecast to drop 9% to 137 billion yen.  Full Article

Bridgestone buys back 2.1 mln shares for 9.32 bln yen in Feb
Wednesday, 1 Mar 2017 03:08am EST 

Bridgestone Corp <5108.T>: Says it repurchased 2.1 million shares for 9.32 billion yen in total in Feb. 2017 .Says this was part of the share repurchase plan announced on Feb. 17.  Full Article

Bridgestone to buy back 50 mln shares for 150 bln yen
Friday, 17 Feb 2017 01:16am EST 

Bridgestone Corp <5108.T>: Says it plans to buy back up to 50 million shares(6.4 percent stake) for no more than 150 billion yen . Says the repurchase period from Feb. 20 to Dec. 22 .Says the co to retire 20 million treasury shares and the same amount of the repurchased shares above, effective Jan. 19, 2018.  Full Article

Bridgestone to buy back up to 6.4 pct of own shares
Friday, 17 Feb 2017 01:06am EST 

Bridgestone Corp <5108.T>: to buy back up to 6.4 percent of own shares worth as much as 150 billion yen ($1.32 billion) . to retire 20 million treasury shares Further company coverage: [5108.T] ($1 = 113.4000 yen).  Full Article

Bridgestone plans to construct two aircraft tire factories in Thailand - Nikkei
Thursday, 22 Dec 2016 12:37pm EST 

Nikkei: Bridgestone plans to invest 2.1 billion yen at its Kurume Plant in Fukuoka Prefecture to boost capacity 50 percent by end of 2018 - Nikkei .Bridgestone plans to spend 15 billion yen ($127 million) to construct two aircraft tire factories in Thailand - Nikkei.  Full Article

Fujitsu extends contract with Bridgestone Europe
Tuesday, 15 Nov 2016 08:00am EST 

Fujitsu Ltd <6702.T>:Fujitsu extends multi-million euro contract with Bridgestone Europe to support services infrastructure transformation.  Full Article

R&I affirms Bridgestone's rating at "AA" and announces stable outlook – R&I
Thursday, 28 Jul 2016 02:31am EDT 

Bridgestone Corp <5108.T>: Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) affirmed the company's rating at "AA" – R&I .Rating outlook stable– R&I.  Full Article

Bridgestone Americas announces divestiture of its Venezuela operations to The Corimon Group
Monday, 23 May 2016 02:00pm EDT 

Bridgestone Americas Inc: Divestiture will have no financial impact on company . Bridgestone firestone Venezolana C.A. will now become Alice Neumáticos De Venezuela, a company managed by Corimon Group .Bridgestone Americas announces divestiture of its Venezuela operations to The Corimon Group.  Full Article

BRIDGESTONE to issue year-end dividend for FY 2015
Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016 01:00am EST 

BRIDGESTONE CORP:To issue a year-end dividend of 70 yen per share to all the shareholders of record as of Dec. 31, for FY ended Dec. 2015.Payment date March 25.Says latest dividend forecast was 60 yen per share.  Full Article

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BRIEF-Bridgestone to spend about 6.2 bln baht on aircraft tire production in Thailand

* To spend about 6.2 billion baht ($178.73 million ) on aircraft tire production in Thailand, Thailand's Board of Investment (BOI) said in a statement.