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iRobot Corp (IRBT.OQ)

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Irobot Announces Stock Repurchase Program
Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018 08:30am EST 

Feb 27 (Reuters) - Irobot Corp ::IROBOT ANNOUNCES STOCK REPURCHASE PROGRAM.IROBOT CORP - MAY PURCHASE UP TO $50 MILLION OF ITS COMMON STOCK BEGINNING MARCH 28, 2018 AND ENDING DECEMBER 28, 2018.  Full Article

IRobot Reports Q4 Earnings Per Share $0.16
Wednesday, 7 Feb 2018 04:01pm EST 

Feb 7 (Reuters) - IRobot Corp ::IROBOT REPORTS RECORD FOURTH-QUARTER AND FULL-YEAR REVENUE.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.16.Q4 REVENUE $326.9 MILLION VERSUS $212.5 MILLION.‍IN 2018, EXPECT TO CROSS BILLION-DOLLAR REVENUE THRESHOLD AND DELIVER $1.05 TO $1.08 BILLION IN REVENUE​.‍ IN 2018, EXPECT OPERATING INCOME OF $86 TO $96 MILLION AND EPS OF $2.10 TO $2.35​.FOURTH-QUARTER 2017 EARNINGS PER SHARE INCLUDED A NEGATIVE $0.41 IMPACT FROM NEW TAX REFORM.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.25, REVENUE VIEW $319.0 MILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.FY2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $2.70, REVENUE VIEW $1.02 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

IRobot Announces Agreement With Black & Decker In Patent Dispute
Monday, 18 Dec 2017 10:30am EST 

Dec 18 (Reuters) - IRobot Corp ::IROBOT ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH BLACK & DECKER IN PATENT DISPUTE.IROBOT - ‍AS PART OF DEAL, BLACK & DECKER TO DISCONTINUE SALES OF ALL HOME ROBOTIC VACUUMS FOR CERTAIN PERIOD AFTER SELLING THROUGH EXISTING INVENTORY​.IROBOT CORP - REMAINING TERMS OF SETTLEMENT ARE CONFIDENTIAL.IROBOT CORP - ‍AS PART OF AGREEMENT, IROBOT AGREED TO REMOVE BLACK & DECKER FROM PENDING U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION INVESTIGATION​.  Full Article

iRobot Corp reports Q3 earnings per share $0.76
Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 04:01pm EDT 

Oct 25 (Reuters) - iRobot Corp :iRobot reports strong third-quarter financial results.Q3 earnings per share $0.76.Q3 earnings per share view $0.47 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees fy 2017 earnings per share $1.65 to $2.00 including items.Sees fy 2017 revenue $870 million to $880 million.Q3 revenue $205.4 million versus I/B/E/S view $204.5 million.Sees fy 2017 revenue up 33 to 34 percent.  Full Article

Irobot expands operations in Europe with closing of Robopolis acquisition
Monday, 2 Oct 2017 04:01pm EDT 

Oct 2 (Reuters) - Irobot Corp :Irobot expands operations in Europe with closing of Robopolis acquisition.  Full Article

iRobot Corp announces agreement with Micro-Star International in patent dispute
Thursday, 14 Sep 2017 05:53pm EDT 

Sept 15 (Reuters) - iRobot Corp :iRobot Corp announces agreement with Micro-Star International in patent dispute.iRobot Corp - ‍remaining terms of settlement are confidential​.iRobot Corp -as part of agreement, MSI agreed to exit robotic cleaning industry worldwide and will compensate iRobot with a confidential monetary payment.iRobot Corp - ‍as part of deal, co agreed to remove Hoover Quest 600, 700, 800 products sold and/or distributed by Hoover Inc from pending U.S. ITC investigation.​.  Full Article

iRobot acquires Robopolis SAS for $141 mln
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 04:27pm EDT 

July 25 (Reuters) - iRobot Corp ::iRobot acquires its largest European distributor, Robopolis SAS.Expects acquisition to be between $0.45 - $0.30 dilutive to 2017 EPS .Deal for ‍$141 million​.Acquisition is expected to contribute incremental revenue of approximately $25 - $35 million in 2017​.iRobot will pay cash for acquisition.Beginning in 2018, acquisition is expected to generate incremental revenue and higher earnings per share​.  Full Article

iRobot reports Q1 earnings per share $0.58
Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017 04:01pm EDT 

April 25 (Reuters) - iRobot Corp :iRobot reports first-quarter financial results.Q1 earnings per share $0.58.Q1 earnings per share view $0.29 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees FY 2017 earnings per share $1.45 to $1.70.Sees FY 2017 revenue $780 million to $790 million.Q1 revenue $168.5 million versus I/B/E/S view $153.5 million.FY2017 earnings per share view $1.54, revenue view $778.0 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

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

BRIEF-Irobot Announces Stock Repurchase Program

* IROBOT CORP - MAY PURCHASE UP TO $50 MILLION OF ITS COMMON STOCK BEGINNING MARCH 28, 2018 AND ENDING DECEMBER 28, 2018 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: