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Dollar General entered unsecured amended and restated credit agreement

4:18pm EST

Dollar General Corp : Dollar General-entered unsecured amended and restated credit agreement; total loans and commitments under new credit facilities equal to $1,425.0 million . Dollar General-new credit facilities has $175.0 million 5-year unsecured term loan facility, $1,250.0 million 5-year unsecured revolving credit facility - SEC filing .Dollar General Corp - revolving facility also includes borrowing capacity available for short-term borrowings referred to as swingline loans.

TJX Cos says it expects to add about 250 net new stores in 2018

12:05pm EST

TJX Companies Inc : TJX Cos - Q4 EPS growth negatively impacted by 3 percent due to wage increases and 5 percent due to foreign currency and transactional foreign exchange -conf call . TJX Cos - expects FY18 SG&A as a percentage of sales to be in the range of 17.6 percent to 17.7 percent versus 17.4 percent last year - conf call . TJX Cos - Currently expects FY18 tax rate of 36.9 percent, net interest expense of $37 million - conf call . TJX Cos - Expects FY18 comp growth of 1 percent to 2 percent on sales of $22.2 to $22.4 billion at Marmaxx unit - conf call . TJX Cos - Expect FY18 comps to increase 2 percent to 3 percent on sales of $5.0 to $5.1 billion at HomeGoods unit - conf call . TJX Cos - Expect FY18 comp increase of 2 percent to 3 percent on sales of $3.4 to $3.5 billion at TJX Canada division - conf call . TJX Cos - Expects FY18 comp growth of 1 percent to 2 percent on sales of $4.5 to $4.6 billion at TJX International division - conf call . TJX Cos - Expects to add about 250 net new stores or increase store growth by 7 percent in FY 2018 - conf call Further company coverage: [TJX.N] ((bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).

TJX Companies Inc reports Q4 earnings per share $1.03

10:20am EST

TJX Companies Inc : Q4 earnings per share $1.03 . Q4 sales rose 6 percent to $9.5 billion . Announces plans to increase dividend 20% and buy back $1.3b to $1.8b of stock . Qtrly consolidated comparable store sales for the fourth quarter increased 3%, over last year’s 6% increase . For Q4, consolidated pretax profit margin was 11.6%, a 0.3 percentage point decrease compared with the prior year . To increase regular quarterly dividend to $.3125 per share . Total inventories as of January 28, 2017, were $3.6 billion, compared with $3.7 billion at the end of the prior fiscal year . TJX Companies Inc sees for year ending February 3, 2018, diluted earnings per share to be in the range of $3.80 to $3.89 . For q4 fiscal 2017, company’s consolidated pretax profit margin was 11.6%, 0.3 percentage point decrease compared with prior year . For the first quarter of fiscal 2018, the company expects diluted earnings per share to be in the range of $0.76 to $0.78 . TJX Companies Inc sees for year ending February 3, 2018, adjusted diluted earnings per share to be $3.69 to $3.78, excluding benefit from 53rd week . For the first quarter of fiscal 2018, the company expects consolidated comparable store sales growth of 0% to 1% . Gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 was 28.3%, down 0.4 percentage points versus the prior year . TJX Companies Inc sees for year ending February 3, 2018, consolidated comparable store sales growth of 1% to 2%.

Siam Makro reports FY net profit of 5.41 billion baht

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 07:07am EST

Siam Makro Pcl : FY net profit 5.41 billion baht versus 5.38 billion baht .FY total income 172.79 billion baht versus 155.92 billion baht.

Vipshop reports unaudited Q4 results

Monday, 20 Feb 2017 04:01pm EST

Vipshop Holdings Ltd : Vipshop reports unaudited fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results . Q4 revenue rmb 18.98 billion versus I/B/E/S view rmb 18.33 billion .Sees Q1 2017 revenue rmb 15.3 billion to rmb 15.8 billion.

Hong Kong Television Network says Talent Ascent and Groupon entered into an agreement

Monday, 20 Feb 2017 09:26am EST

Hong Kong Television Network Ltd <1137.HK> : Purchaser and vendor entered into agreement in relation to the acquisition . Pursuant to deal Groupon will sell and Talent Ascent will acquire 100% of issued share capital of Shift Media Group .Deal for consideration of US$0.671 million.

Europris Q4 adjusted net profit rises by 11.9 pct to NOK 209 mln

Friday, 17 Feb 2017 01:20am EST

Europris ASA : Total revenues for Q4 2016 were 1,604 million Norwegian crowns ($193.56 million), up 13.8 per cent from 1,409 million crowns in the equivalent period in 2015 . Adjusted Q4 net profit rose by 11.9 pct to 209 million crowns . Board of directors has decided to propose to annual general meeting an ordinary dividend for 2016 of 1.50 crown per share . Board proposes to pay an extraordinary anniversary dividend of 0.50 crown per share . Management expects continued growth in revenue and profits going forward .The group has no plans to close any stores in 2017.

Alibaba group holding Ltd reports 5.7 percent passive stake in Groupon Inc

Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017 07:15pm EST

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd :Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reports 5.7 percent passive stake in Groupon Inc as on December 31, 2016.

Alibaba group holding Ltd reports 5.7 percent passive stake in Groupon Inc

Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017 06:13pm EST

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd :Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reports 5.7 percent passive stake in Groupon Inc as on December 31, 2016.

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