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iRobot Corp (IRBT.OQ)

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Irobot files legal proceedings for patent infringement
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017 05:04pm EDT 

April 18 (Reuters) - Irobot Corp ::Has filed legal proceedings for patent infringement against multiple robotic vacuum cleaner manufacturers and sellers.Irobot- filed legal proceedings for patent infringement against multiple robotic vacuum cleaner manufacturers and sellers.Irobot-Asserted 6 patents in U.S. International trade commission, U.S. District court for district of massachusetts against the vacuum cleaner manufacturers.Irobot- complaint against cos including Bissell, Hoover, Bobsweep, Ilife, Black & Decker, Chinese or Taiwanese cos that manufacture infringing products.  Full Article

Irobot reports Q4 earnings per share $0.49
Wednesday, 8 Feb 2017 04:01pm EST 

Irobot Corp : FY2017 earnings per share view $1.60, revenue view $762.5 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Irobot reports fourth-quarter and full-year financial results . Q4 earnings per share $0.49 . Q4 revenue $212.5 million versus I/B/E/S view $206 million . Q4 earnings per share view $0.41 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Sees FY 2017 earnings per share $1.35 to $1.65 . Sees FY 2017 revenue up 17 to 19 percent .Sees FY 2017 revenue $770 million to $785 million.  Full Article

IRobot acquires Japanese distribution business from Sales On Demand Corporation
Monday, 21 Nov 2016 08:30am EST 

Irobot Corp : Irobot acquires japanese distribution business From Sales On Demand Corporation . Irobot Corp - on a gaap basis, irobot expects acquisition to be between $0.25-0.35 dilutive in 2017 . Irobot Corp - acquisition is expected to contribute incremental revenue of approximately $20-25 million in 2017 . Irobot Corp - irobot will acquire business for a cash amount equal to book value of acquired assets at close $14 million -$16 million . On a gaap basis, irobot expects acquisition to be between $0.25-0.35 dilutive in 2017 .Irobot Corp - acquisition will result in incremental revenue, gross margin and profit in 2018 and beyond.  Full Article

Irobot reports strong second-quarter financial results
Tuesday, 26 Jul 2016 04:02pm EDT 

Irobot reports strong second-quarter results : Sees q3 revenue $155 million - $160 million . Sees q3 earnings per share $0.40 - $0.45 . Quarter financial results . Q2 earnings per share $0.17 . Q2 revenue $148.7 million versus i/b/e/s view $148.1 million . Q2 earnings per share view $0.10 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Sees fy 2016 earnings per share $1.26 to $1.40 . Sees fy 2016 revenue $640 million to $645 million . Fy2016 earnings per share view $1.31, revenue view $634.9 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S .Q3 earnings per share view $0.45, revenue view $159.2 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Ideal Image to appoint Deborah Ellinger as CEO
Friday, 10 Jun 2016 08:30am EDT 

Irobot Corp : Ideal Image to appoint Deborah G. Ellinger as president and chief executive officer .Ellinger will join team later this month.  Full Article

Irobot names Christian Cerda Chief Operating Officer
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 04:01pm EDT 

Irobot Corp : Says prior to Irobot, Cerda was general manager and vice president of sales and marketing at Whirlpool Corporation . Says Christian Cerda appointed COO .Irobot names Christian Cerda chief operating officer.  Full Article

iRobot Corp announces sale of defense & security business to Arlington capital partners
Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 07:00am EST 

iRobot Corp:Announces sale of defense & security business to Arlington capital partners.Signed agreement to sell its defense and security business to Arlington capital partners for up to $45 million in total consideration.Says expects fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results to be at the high end of the range.Says reaffirmed its fourth quarter and full-year 2015 earnings guidance provided on October 20, 2015.Says board of directors announced that it will expand its current share repurchase initiative by $65 million.  Full Article

iRobot Corp gives Q4 2015 guidance below analysts' estimates; lowers FY 2015 revenue guidance; raises FY 2015 earnings guidance
Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015 04:01pm EDT 

iRobot Corp:Sees Q4 2015 revenue of $200 - $205 million.Sees Q4 2015 earnings per share of $0.53 - $0.58.Sees Q4 2015 adjusted EBITDA of $32 - $34 million.Revises FY 2015 revenue expectations to $610 to $615 million, due to a slower than expected recovery in Japan and continued caution in a few other international markets.Increases FY 2015 expectations for EPS and Adjusted EBITDA.Expects FY 2015 earnings per share of $1.35 to $1.40 and Adjusted EBITDA of $89 to $91 million.Q4 2015 revenue of $216 million, EBITDA of $39 million and EPS of $0.65 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY 2015 revenue of $628 million, EBITDA of $87 million and EPS of $1.28 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

iRobot Corp receives IDIQ contracts with total potential value of $96 Million from U.S. Navy
Monday, 5 Oct 2015 12:45pm EDT 

iRobot Corp:Says its Defense & Security business unit has been awarded two indefinite delivery/indefinitely quantity (IDIQ) contracts with a combined total ceiling of $96 mln from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division.Says initial orders under contracts have been placed and total $7.9 mln.Says first multi-year IDIQ contract, with a total ceiling of $46.7 mln, is for support services, upgrades and spares for Man Transportable Robotic System (MTRS) MK1 robots.An initial order valued at $7.5 mln has been received under this contract with work to be completed by Sept. 2016.Second multi-year IDIQ contract has a total ceiling of $49.1 mln.Says It allows for the production of new MTRS MK1 robots, depot level repair parts, spares, consumables and approved accessories to support configuration management and engineering enhancements.An initial order valued at $374 thousand has been received under this contract with work to be completed by Sept. 2016.  Full Article

iRobot Corp Reaffirms FY 2015 guidance
Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 04:01pm EDT 

iRobot Corp:Expects FY 2015 revenue of $625 million to $635 million.Expects FY 2015 EPS of between $1.25 and $1.35 and Adjusted EBITDA of $85 to $90 million.FY 2015 revenue of $627 million, EBITDA of $87 million and EPS of $1.28 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

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BRIEF-iRobot reports Q1 earnings per share $0.58

* Q1 earnings per share view $0.29 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S