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Acquitybrands-040115.jpgLighting fixtures maker Acuity Brands, Inc. on Wednesday reported a 42 percent increase in profit for the second quarter from last year, reflecting improved margins and double-digit sales growth. Adjusted earnings per share beat analysts' expectations, while revenues missed their estimates. The company said it remains very bullish about its prospects for continued future profitable growth.

DYAX Surges, RDHL Boosts Pipeline, NBIX Cuts A Deal, OCAT Working With Vision

Shares of Dyax Corp. (DYAX) were up more than 49% in extended trading on Tuesday, following positive results from the company's phase 1b clinical trial of DX-2930, which is being developed for the prevention of hereditary angioedema attacks.

Rock-Tenn Cuts Q2 Earnings Outlook

Rock-Tenn Co. (RKT) said Tuesday that it now expects to report adjusted earnings per share for its fiscal second quarter ending March 31, 2015, in the range of $0.70 to $0.75 per share, compared to its prior guidance of $0.80 to $0.90 per share. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters currently expect...

U.S. Construction Spending Dips In Line With Estimates In February

After reporting a steep drop in U.S. construction spending in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing that spending saw some further downside in the month of February

U.S. Construction Spending Slips 0.1% In February

ISM U.S. Manufacturing Index Dips To 51.5 In March


Valeant Completes Acquisition Of Salix Pharmaceuticals

WSP Global Acquires SPL Consultants

Holloway Lodging Announces Sale Of Travelodge Franchising Business

EveryWare Global Reaches Agreement With Its Secured Lenders On Comprehensive Balance-sheet Restructuring


Monsanto Co. (MON) Is Up Despite Q2 Miss

Monsanto Co. (MON) reported second quarter adjusted EPS of $2.90 Wednesday morning, down from $3.15 a year ago. Analysts expected EPS of $2.93. Monsanto now expects full year 2015 ongoing earnings at the low end of the range of $5.75 to $6.00 per share and reported earnings at the low end of the range...

GoDaddy Prices IPO Of 23 Mln Shares At $20 Per Share

GoDaddy Inc. (GDDY), a technology provider dedicated to small businesses, late Tuesday reported the pricing of its initial public offering of 23 million shares of its Class A common stock at a price to the public of $20.00 per share. This includes 2.5 million shares of Class A common stock that are...

Ford Motor U.S. Sales Conference Call At 10:00 AM ET

Ford Motor Company (F) will host a conference call at 10:00 AM ET on April 1, 2015, to discuss its March 2015 sales results and market trends. To access the live webcast, log on at www.shareholder.ford.com To participate in the call, dial 1-888-339-2688 (US) or 1-617-847-3007 (International) with...
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