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Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) announced the all-new Fire HD 10, the next-generation of its tablet, now with a 10.1" widescreen 1080p Full HD display with over 2 million pixels. The new Fire HD 10 is 30% faster with 2x the RAM and an ultra-fast quad-core processor, plus 32GB internal storage and up to 10 hours...

Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY) provided a more detailed overview of its Best Buy 2020, and Long-Term Financial Targets for Fiscal 2021. Looking ahead, the company believes it is operating in an opportunity-rich environment, driven by innovation and customers' need for help. Best Buy 2020 is designed...

Rite Aid Corp. (RAD) said it has secured regulatory clearance for an amended and restated asset purchase agreement with Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA), whereby WBA will purchase 1,932 stores, three distribution centers and related inventory from Rite Aid for an all-cash purchase price of $4.375...

Progress Software (PRGS) said that Praesidium Investment Management's mischaracterization of its engagement with the Company and Board of Directors is disappointing. Moreover, Praesidium fails to acknowledge the successful execution of the strategy the company announced earlier this year, which followed...

Post Holdings Inc. (POST) said that it agreed to acquire Bob Evans Farms Inc. (BOBE) for $77.00 per share. The equity value of the transaction is about $1.5 billion. The acquisition purchase price represents a 15% premium on the 30 day volume weighted average price (VWAP) of Bob Evans shares. Post...

Webster Financial Corp. (WBS) announced that James Smith, the company's Chairman and CEO, will retire and transition to non executive chairman. John Ciulla, President, will become the company's CEO and a member of the holding company's Board. The company said these changes, effective January 1, 2018,...

Catalent, Inc. (CTLT), a provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics, and consumer health products, announced Tuesday that it has reached an agreement to acquire Indiana-based Cook Pharmica LLC for $950 million in cash. The acquisition is expected to...

Jefferies Group LLC, a subsidiary of diversified holding company Leucadia National Corp. (LUK), reported Tuesday that its third-quarter net earnings attributable to Jefferies more than doubled to $83.82 million from $41.17 million last year. Net revenues climbed to $800.69 million from $654.45 million...

AutoZone Inc. (AZO), an automotive parts retailer, reported Tuesday that its fourth-quarter net income increased 1.7% to $433.90 million from last year's $426.77 million. Earnings per share grew $15.27 per share from $14.30 in the year-ago quarter. The Company adopted a new accounting standard on...

White Tale Holdings, the largest shareholder in Clariant AG (CLZNY.PK, CRN.L, CLZNF.PK), stated that Clariant's proposed merger with the Huntsman Corporation is detrimental to shareholders. White Tale said it does not appear that the Clariant Board seriously explored alternative measures or transactions...

Shares of Heineken N.V. (HKHHF.PK) were losing around 4 percent in Amsterdam after Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. or Femsa announced the sale of its 5.24 percent stake in the Dutch brewer. In a statement, Femsa said the stake sale raised combined gross proceeds of approximately 2.5 billion...

Bayer (BAYZF.PK, BAYRY.PK, BYR.L) announced, for 2018 overall, the company forecasts a return to growth in Brazil. As previously indicated, due to provisions for Brazil, Bayer is now anticipating sales of less than 10 billion euros (previously: sales of more than 10 billion euros) for its Crop Science...

Swedish telecom company Telia Co. AB (0H6X.L, TLSNY.PK) Tuesday announced that sale of its direct stake in Turkish subsidiary Turkcell for roughly 4.127 billion Swedish kronor. The company said the sale is in line with the strategy to focus on the Nordics and Baltics. The sale of the 153.5 million...

Assa Abloy AB (ASAZF.PK), a Swedish provider of secure door opening solutions, Tuesday said it has signed an agreement to acquire Mercury Security, a U.S.-based OEM supplier of controllers for physical access control. The company did not reveal the financial details of the deal. The acquisition is...

French energy giant Total SA (TTA.L, TTFNF.PK, TOT) announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire GreenFlex, a French company specialized in energy efficiency. Separately, Total said it has signed an agreement with EREN RE to accelerate its growth in the production of power from renewable sources....

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