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Dollar General Corp affirms commitment to acquisition of Family Dollar Stores Inc

Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 03:13pm EST

Dollar General Corp:Affirmed commitment to acquisition of Family Dollar Stores Inc.Dollar General is actively engaged in discussions with Federal Trade Commission regarding extent of potential divestitures that would be required in connection with acquisition of Family Dollar and has been making progress.Dollar General will continue to work with the FTC and expects to provide update in coming weeks to allow Family Dollar shareholders sufficient time to review such information prior to Family Dollar shareholders' meeting scheduled for Dec. 23.Goldman, Sachs & Co. is acting as financial advisor to Dollar General. KKR Capital Markets and MCS Capital Markets are advising Dollar General on financing.Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is acting as legal counsel.

Dollar General Corp affirms commitment to acquisition of Family Dollar Stores Inc

Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 03:13pm EST

Dollar General Corp:Affirmed commitment to acquisition of Family Dollar Stores Inc.Dollar General is actively engaged in discussions with Federal Trade Commission regarding extent of potential divestitures that would be required in connection with acquisition of Family Dollar and has been making progress.Dollar General will continue to work with the FTC and expects to provide update in coming weeks to allow Family Dollar shareholders sufficient time to review such information prior to Family Dollar shareholders' meeting scheduled for Dec. 23.Goldman, Sachs & Co. is acting as financial advisor to Dollar General. KKR Capital Markets and MCS Capital Markets are advising Dollar General on financing.Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is acting as legal counsel.

Target Corp gives Q4 2014 EPS outlook; narrows FY 2014 EPS outlook to a range in line with analysts' estimates

Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 08:01am EST

Target Corp:Expects Q4 2014 adjusted EPS of $1.13 to $1.23.Expects FY 2014 adjusted EPS of $3.15 to $3.25.Expects FY 2014 GAAP EPS to be (45) cents below adjusted EPS.Q4 2014 EPS of $1.22 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY 2014 EPS of $3.19 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

Vipshop Holdings Ltd gives Q4 2014 revenue guidance in line with analysts' estimates

Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 04:01pm EST

Vipshop Holdings Ltd:Expects Q4 2014 total net revenues to be between $1.20 billion and $1.22 billion.Q4 2014 revenue of $1.21 billion - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

TJX Companies Inc updates Q4 2015 comparable store sales outlook, EPS outlook below analysts' estimates; narrows FY 2015 EPS outlook

Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 08:45am EST

TJX Companies Inc:Expects Q4 2015 diluted earnings per share guidance to be in the range of $.86 to $.90 which would represent a 6 to 11 pct increase over last year's $.81 per share.Q4 2015 is maintained outlook for estimated consolidated comparable store sales growth to be 1 to 2 pct.Q4 2015 EPS of $0.93 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Now expects FY 2015 diluted earnings per share to be in the range of $3.07 to $3.11.FY 2015 guidance for adjusted EPS would represent a 9 to 11 pct increase over the prior year's adjusted EPS of $2.83, which excludes the $.11 per share tax benefit.FY 2015 EPS of $3.17 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

MR MAX CORP lowers consolidated mid-year outlook and cancels mid-year dividend and lowers year-end dividend forecast for FY 2015

Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 01:00am EST

MR MAX CORP:Says the company lowered the consolidated mid-year outlook for revenue to 55,806 million yen from 56,490 million yen for the fiscal year ending March. 2015.Sees a decrease of operating profit forecast to a loss of 317 million yen from 100 million yen.Sees a decrease of ordinary profit forecast to a loss of 284 million yen from 160 million yen.Sees a decrease of net profit forecast to a loss of 240 million yen from 55 million yen.Sees a decrease of earnings per share to a loss of 7.25 yen from 1.66 yen.Comments that the decreased sales in summer season as well as the increased cost of new stores are the main reasons for the forecast.Resolved to cancel the mid-year dividend for the fiscal year ending March. 2015.Latest dividend forecast was 5.00 yen per share.Sees year-end dividend of an undetermined value lowered from 5.00 yen per share, for the fiscal year ending March. 2015.

Fred's Inc lowers Q3 2014 EPS guidance

Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 07:45am EST

Fred's Inc:Expects net loss for Q3 2014 of $0.12 to $0.16, excluding any special charges related to store closings.Q3 2014 EPS of $(0.07) - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

Big C Supercenter PCL announces management changes

Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 09:00pm EST

Big C Supercenter PCL:Says Yves Bernard Braibant resigned from his position of the CEO & president and managing director effective Nov. 5.Says Robert James Cissell is appointed to the position of CEO & president and managing director to replace Yves Bernard.Says the effective date of appoitment as Nov. 5.

zulily Inc gives Q4 2014 guidance; earnings guidance below analysts' estimates; reaffirms FY 2014 guidance

Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 04:08pm EST

zulily Inc:Expects Q4 2014 net sales to be between $391.3 million and $416.3 million.Expects Q4 2014 net income before provision for income taxes to be between $10.7 million and $20.7 million.Expects Q4 2014 non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA to be between $21.5 million and $31.5 million.Expects FY 2014 net sales to be between $1.20 billion and $1.225 billion.Expects FY 2014 net income before provision for income taxes to be between $15.0 million and $25.0 million.Expects FY 2014 non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA to be between $45.0 million and $55.0 million.Q4 2014 revenue of $412.0 million, pre-tax profit of $27.4 million and EBITDA of $35.3 million - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY 2014 revenue of $1.22 billion, pre-tax profit of $24.1 million and EBITDA of $52.2 million - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

Fred's Inc names Jerry A. Shore Chief Executive Officer

Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 05:45pm EDT

Fred's Inc:Names Jerry A. Shore Chief Executive Officer.Shore's promotion follows the Board's receipt and acceptance of notification by Bruce A. Efird of his intention to leave the company upon the expiration of his employment contract.

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