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KingFisher-052815.jpgUK-based home improvement retailer Kingfisher Plc. (KGF.L) Thursday reported lower retail profit and sales for the first quarter, hurt by adverse currency. Excluding the currency impact, both trading profit and sales were higher. The stock climbed nearly 4 percent in early trade.

Natural Grocers Recalls Macadamia Nuts Over Possible Salmonella Risk

Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets Inc., commonly refered to as "Natural Grocers", is recalling two lots of Natural Grocers brand Macadamia nuts as the product has the potential to be contaminated with the harmful Salmonella bacteria.
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Copart Profit Tops Estimates, Sales Misses; Stock Down 7%

Online vehicle auctioneer Copart Inc (CPRT) on Wednesday reported third-quarter net earnings of $57.6 million or $0.44 per share. This compares with a profit of $40.9 million or $0.31 per share last year, when it incurred some impairment charges. Meanwhile Copart's revenues for the quarter fell 4%...

Ireland Apr Retail Sales Up 11.9% On Year Vs. 9.9% In March

S. Africa Apr PPI Up 0.9% On Month, Consensus 1.3%

S. Africa Apr PPI Up 3% On Year Vs. 3.1% In Mar, Consensus 3.4%


NXP Semiconductors Announces Agreement To Divest RF Power To JAC Capital

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXPI) announced an agreement that will facilitate the sale of its RF Power business to Jianguang Asset Management Co. Ltd., or JAC Capital, a subsidiary of JIC Capital which is a state-owned investment company. JAC Capital will pay $1.8 billion for the RF Power business. NXP...

NXP Semiconductors Announces Agreement To Sell RF Power Business

Optimal Payments Announces Acquisition Of FANS Entertainment

Palace Capital Announces Proposed £20.7 Mln Acquisition Of O&H Northampton


Semtech Corp. (SMTC) Is Falling After Q1 Profit Disappoints

Semtech Corp. (SMTC) reported first quarter adjusted EPS of $0.27 after the close Wednesday, compared to $0.32 last year. Analysts expected EPS of $0.28. Second quarter adjusted EPS is expected to be between $0.21 and $0.26. The consensus estimate is for EPS of $0.37. The stock is now down 2.61 on 10K...

IPO Watch: Snapchat Plans To Go Public

Snapchat Inc.'s founder and CEO Evan Spiegel disclosed that the ephemeral messaging service is preparing for an initial public offering. However, he did not provide details on the timing of the IPO. Spiegel added that his company, which had rebuffed Facebook Inc.'s $3 billion takeover bid in 2013, was not interested in attracting any more takeover offers.

Ecolab To Present At Bernstein's Strategic Conference; Webcast At 4:00 PM ET

Ecolab Inc. (ECL) will present at the Bernstein's Strategic Decisions Conference in New York. The event is scheduled to begin at 4:00 PM ET on May 27,2015. To access the live webcast, log on at http://investor.ecolab.com/events.cfm
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