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Apogee Enterprises Inc. (APOG), a developer of glass products and services, Wednesday said it has revised down fiscal 2018 outlook, primarily related to the acquisition of EFCO, which closed early in the second quarter that ends September 2. Apogee estimates that EFCO revenues and margins will be...

Royal Bank of Canada (RY.TO, RY) reported Wednesday that its third-quarter net income declined 3 percent to C$2.796 billion. Earnings per share dropped 2 percent to C$1.85. Excluding an after-tax gain of C$235 million from the sale of home and auto insurance manufacturing business in the prior year,...

Advertising giant WPP Group Plc. (WPP.L, WPPGY) reported Wednesday that its first-half profit before tax climbed 83.3 percent to 779 million pounds from last year's 425 million pounds. The latest results were benefited by gains on the fair value of financial instruments, while last year was hurt by...

Blackstone Group (BX) is considering an initial public offering of Gates Corp. that could value the auto-parts maker at as much as $9 billion, according to reports citing people familiar with the matter. The reports noted that the private-equity giant is in the early stages of laying the groundwork...

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) announced a partnership with Google to let shoppers order by voice. Starting in late September, Wal-Mart will be working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items for voice shopping via Google Assistant. The customers need to link their Walmart account to Google Express. "Our...

Brinker International, Inc. (EAT), a casual dining restaurant company, announced Tuesday that Joseph Taylor has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer of the company, effective immediately. With 17 years of experience at Brinker, Taylor has held multiple leadership roles in finance,...

LG Electronics Inc. (LGEPF.OB, LGEJY.OB, LGEIY.OB, LGEAF.OB) said that it plans to establish a factory for advanced electric vehicle or EV components in the United States. The 250,000-square-foot facility, in the Detroit suburb of Hazel Park, Michigan, will produce EV components starting in 2018. The...

Dean Foods Co.(DF) said that Chris Bellairs, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will depart the company effective September 1. Bellairs will assist in transitioning to Scott Vopni, Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, who will assume the responsibilities in the interim...

Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) said that it has filed a civil lawsuit against Shanghai Echrom Electronic Technology Co., Ltd., and several former employees of Agilent, alleging infringement of trade secrets and petitioning the court to stop the defendants' use of Agilent's proprietary technologies. The...

Toshiba Corp. (TOSYY.PK, TOSBF.PK) has begun negotiations with business partner Western Digital in hopes of reaching an agreement this month to sell its flash memory arm and salvage a vital part of its turnaround plans, the Nikkei reported. The report indicated that a consortium including Western...

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Monsanto (MON) by Bayer (BAYZF.PK, BAYRY.PK, BYR.L) under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission has concerns that the merger may reduce competition in areas such as pesticides, seeds and traits. The...

Chevron Corp. (CVX) Chief Executive John Watson is planning to step down, according to reports citing people familiar with the matter. The transition is expected to be announced next month, although Watson's successor hasn't yet been finalized by the board and could change. Watson isn't expected to...

After gapping open sharply higher, shares of DSW (DSW) continue to see substantial strength in late-day trading on Tuesday.

Shares of Hain Celestial (HAIN) have come under pressure during trading on Tuesday, slumping by 1.7 percent.

After moving notably higher early in the session, shares of JA Solar (JASO) have turned lower over the course of the trading day on Tuesday. JA

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