Fanuc Corp (6954.T)
27 Feb 2015
TOKYO, Feb 20 - Activist investor Daniel Loeb, whose hedge fund Third Point has taken a stake in Fanuc Corp , said the Japanese industrial robot maker's recent plan to boost capital spending was no alternative to fixing its "blatant capital inefficiency".
* Says decision unrelated to shareholder return criticism (Adds company, analyst comments)
TOKYO, Feb 16 - Industrial robot maker Fanuc Corp said on Monday it was doubling its planned investment in a new plant to 100 billion yen ($844 million), a week after activist hedge fund Third Point called on the Japanese firm to buy back more shares.
* Nikkei hits highest since July 2007 * Financials, insurance stocks higher * Fanuc contributes hefty positive points on capital spending news By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, Feb 16 - Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a near eight-year high on Monday, helped by Wall Street's gains, while investors digested weaker-than-expected domestic growth data. The Nikkei rose 0.8 percent to 18,031.84 points at midday, after reaching as high as 18,074.26 earlier, the highest level s
TOKYO, Feb 13 - Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Friday, retreating from a 7-1/2-year closing high the previous day as investors took profits from gainers such as Fanuc Corp, but buying in cyclical stocks exposed to consumer demand limited the losses. A ceasefire agreement between Russia and Ukraine also eased tensions in the market. The Nikkei shed 0.4 percent to 17,913.36, retreating from 17,979.72 marked on Thursday, the highest closing level since July 2007. For the we
(Correct to cyclical stocks in first paragaph instead of defensive stocks, and add individual stocks in 6th paragraph) * For the week, Nikkei is up 1.5 pct * Topix outperforms Nikkei as cyclical consumer shares bought * Japan Display soars on strong profit By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, Feb 13 - Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Friday, retreating from a 7-1/2 year closing high as investors took profits from the previous day's gainers such as Fanuc Corp, but buying
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks ended sharply higher on Thursday, with a rally in technology stocks leading the Nasdaq to a 15-year high, while a ceasefire agreement between Russia and Ukraine also eased tensions.
* Nikkei within striking distance from levels seen July 2007 * Fanuc soars to record high on report Third Point buys stake * SoftBank underperforms on weak earnings By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, Feb 12 - Japan's Nikkei share average hit a two-month high on Thursday as the weak yen boosted exporters such as Toyota Motor Corp and Sony Corp, while investors cautiously awaited the outcome of Greek debt negotiations. Fanuc Corp soared 3.7 percent to a record high after the N
* Exporters fall as weak-yen trend pauses * Ex-dividend impact takes off about 90 points from Nikkei * Fanuc soars to life-time high on strong outlook By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, Sept 26 - Japanese stocks dropped to a one-week low on Friday morning as steep falls on Wall Street depressed risk-appetite, though Fanuc Corp soared to a life-time high after it raised its full-year earnings forecast. The Nikkei share average slipped 1.2 percent to 16,186.56 in mid-morning tr
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