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Futures exchange operator CME Group Inc (CME) Wednesday promoted John Pietrowicz to senior managing director and chief financial officer as James Parisi, who has held that role since 2004, will retire from the company on December 31. Pietrowicz, who has been with the company since 2003 and has been...

Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) and The Hillshire Brands Company (HSH) announced that both have entered into a Hold Separate Stipulation and Order with the Antitrust Division and agreed to comply with the terms of a proposed Final Judgment and to the entry thereof by the United States District Court for the...

Lear Corporation (LEA) announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Eagle Ottawa, a supplier of automotive leather with a rich 150-year history and stable private ownership for nearly 50 years. Commenting on Eagle Ottawa, Lear said it has an experienced management team, modern facilities,...

Industrial packaging products maker Greif Inc. (GEF), Wednesday reported third-quarter net income attributable to the company of $12.2 million or $0.21 per Class A share, compared to $46.7 million or $0.80 per Class A share in the comparable quarter last year. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected...

VCA Inc (WOOF), an animal healthcare company, said Wednesday it entered into a new $1.4 billion revolving credit facility, and announced a new $400 million share buyback program. The new credit facility provides for $600 million of senior term notes, which will be used to retire about $534 million...

Bally Technologies, Inc. (BYI) Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income attributable to the company of $12.2 million or $0.31 per share, down from $37.3 million or $0.95 per share in the prior year period. On average, 13 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to earn $1.22 per...

Lannett Co. Inc. (LCI) Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income attributable to the company of $23.5 million or $0.64 per share, compared to $3.6 million or $0.12 per share in the comparable quarter last year. On average, five analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to earn $0.58...

Williams-Sonoma Inc. (WSM) Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $50.7 million or $0.53 per share, compared to $48.9 million or $0.49 per share in the year-ago period. On average, 27 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to earn $0.53 per share for the quarter. Analysts'...

Workday, Inc. (WDAY) Wednesday said second-quarter net loss widened to $69.2 million or $0.38 per share from $36.0 million or $0.21 per share in the same period last year. Adjusted loss for the latest second quarter was $20.6 million $0.11 per share, narrower than $22.6 million or $0.13 per share...

Guess? Inc (GES) Wednesday reported second-quarter net earnings of $22 million or $0.26 per share, compared with $39.9 million or $0.47 per share last year. On average, 12 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected earnings of $0.29 per share for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude...

Correction: Corrects the last paragraph, rest all remain the same. Chinese IT services provider 21Vianet Group. Inc (VNET) posted second-quarter net loss to shareholders of RMB 62.2 million or $10.0 million, wider than RMB 42.6 million in the prior year. Loss per American Depositary Share, or ADS,...

Harris Williams & Co., a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC) announced the sale of IPA, LLC, the manufacturer of automated scrub suit and linen dispensing equipment for acute care hospitals, to Roper Industries (ROP). Commenting on IPA, Harris Williams said it is a portfolio company...

Tyson Foods Inc (TSN) and Hillshire Brands Co (HSH) Wednesday announced that, in connection with the review of Tyson's proposed acquisition of Hillshire by the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, Tyson and Hillshire have agreed with the DOJ upon a proposed settlement which has been...

U.S. bookstore chain and online bookseller, Books-A-Million, Inc. (BAMM) announced the appointment of James Phelps to the Books-A-Million team as Vice President of eCommerce. The company said Phelps will lead Books-A-Million in achieving world-class marketing and merchandising excellence. As Vice...

LiveDeal, Inc. (LIVE), a provider of online marketing and mobile technology solutions, Wednesday announced that it has acquired online retailer, ModernEveryday.com. The acquisition, which was completed using a combination of cash, a note, and LiveDeal restricted stock valued at $8 per share, marks...