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Bemis Company Inc. (BMS) said that it initiated a restructuring program in its Global Packaging segment to improve efficiencies and reduce fixed costs. The company will close four facilities in Latin America by the middle of 2017. A portion of these closures reflect the Company's synergy plan related...

Air Products (APD) increased full-year 2016 adjusted EPS from continuing operations guidance to $7.45 to $7.55, which at midpoint, represents an increase of 14 percent over the prior year. In April, the company estimated full year EPS in a range of $7.40 - $7.55. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expect...

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (TMO) said that it updated its revenue and adjusted earnings per share guidance for 2016 to reflect strong operating performance in the first half of the year, as well as a more unfavorable foreign exchange environment. The company raised its 2016 adjusted earnings...

Komastu Ltd. (KMTUY.PK) Thursday announced 52.1 percent fall in second quarter net income attributable to the company to 15.5 billion yen, from 32.5 billion yen last year. The company attributed the decline to Japanese yen's appreciation, reduced volume of sales in construction, mining equipment...

Allied Irish Banks Plc (AIBYY.PK, ALBK.L) reported that its first-half pre-tax profit was 1.02 billion euros, down 18 percent from 1.24 billion euros a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to owners of the parent declined 2 percent to 823 million euros from 840 million euros last year. Earnings...

German medical and safety technology provider Draegerwerk AG (DRWKF.PK) reported Thursday that its second-quarter earnings after taxes increased to 12.5 million euros from 10.9 million euros last year. Earnings per share were 0.52 euro, compared to 0.51 euro last year. Earnings before interest and...

Spectris plc (SEPJF.PK, SXS.L), a productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company, Thursday reported lower pre-tax profit for the first half, and said it completed the acquisition of DISCOM Elektronische Systeme und Komponenten GmbH. Profit before tax for the half year, on a statutory...

International Personal Finance Plc (IPF.L) said that its profit before taxation for the six months ended June 30, 2016 declined to 30.7 million pounds from 38.6 million pounds in the previous year. Profit after taxation attributable to owners of the company was 21.6 million pounds, down from 26.9...

Centrica plc. (CNA.L) reported that its statutory profit attributable to shareholders for the first half of 2016 increased 9 percent to 1.15 billion pounds from 1.050 billion pounds last year. Statutory basic earnings per share were 22.2 pence, compared to 21.1 pence in the prior year. However, adjusted...

Pest control firm Rentokil Initial Plc. (RTOKY.PK, RTO.L) reported Thursday that its first-half profit before tax increased 14.4 percent to 80.4 million pounds from 70.2 million pounds last year. Basic earnings per share were 3.56 pence, up 16.7 percent from 3.05 pence last year. Adjusted profit before...

RELX Group (REL.L), a professional information company, reported that its reported net profit for the six months ended 30 June 2016 rose 20 percent to 558 million pounds from 464 million pounds last year. Earnings per share rose to 26.9 pence from 21.0 pence last year. Adjusted net profit for the...

Japanese brokerage firm Nomura Holdings Inc. (NMR) said its first-quarter attributable net income declined 31.9 percent to 46.83 billion yen from 68.74 billion yen in the same period last year. Earnings per share decreased to 12.71 yen from 18.65 yen in the prior-year period. Total revenue for the...

French hotel group Accor (ACRFY.PK, ACRFF.PK) Thursday reported that its net profit, Group share, for the half year declined to 74 million euros from last year's 91 million euros. EBIT, or earnings before interest and taxes, slid 4 percent to 239 million euros from 263 million euros a year ago. Revenue...

Diageo PLC (DGE.L, DEO) reported pretax profit of 2.86 billion pounds for the year ended 30 June 2016, down from 2.93 billion pounds in the prior year. Profit to equity shareholders of the parent company declined 6 percent to 2.24 billion pounds from 2.38 billion pounds last year. Basic earnings...

Medical technology company Smith & Nephew Plc (SN.L, SNN) Thursday reported that its first-half profit before tax declined to $327 million from last year's $411 million. Earnings per share were 27 cents, down from 33 cents last year. Trading pre-tax profit was $453 million, compared to $481 million...

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