Articles

DGAP-News: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA: Henkel delivers overall robust business performance despite substantial impact from COVID-19 pandemic

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 7:03am

During the crisis we did not introduce short-time working, apply for government aid or reduce ourworkforce due to the pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • During the crisis we did not introduce short-time working, apply for government aid or reduce ourworkforce due to the pandemic.
  • In summary, we delivered an overall robust performance in an exceptionally challenging environment," said Henkel CEO Carsten Knobel.
  • Beauty Care performance was affected mostly by the significantly negative Hair Salon business, driven by the salon closures enforced in numerous countries.
  • Organic sales, which exclude the impact of currency effects and acquisitions/divestments, showed a negative development of
    -5.2 percent (Q2: -9.4 percent).

DGAP-News: Ringmetall confirms annual guidance after good second quarter

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 7:02am

- Order situation noticeably improved since July, after a second quarter marked by the pandemic

Key Points: 
  • - Order situation noticeably improved since July, after a second quarter marked by the pandemic
    Munich, 6 August 2020 - Ringmetall AG (ISIN: DE0006001902), a leading international specialist supplier in the packaging industry, has mastered the challenges of the COVID 19 pandemic very well in the second quarter.
  • Accordingly, Group revenues increased by 1.1 percent to EUR 62.4 million (H1 2019: EUR 61.8 million).
  • At the same time, however, declining steel prices and the purely organic business development had a slightly opposite effect.
  • "There is no question that the second quarter was not an easy time for us either and we had to work harder than usual for our success", explains Christoph Petri, Spokesperson of the Management Board of Ringmetall AG.

UXReactor Hires Tom Walter as VP of Creative eXperiences

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 5:23am

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Award-winning eXperience design and strategic consultancyUXReactor announced today the addition of Tom Walter to its leadership team.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Award-winning eXperience design and strategic consultancyUXReactor announced today the addition of Tom Walter to its leadership team.
  • As the first Creative Director at both eBay and PayPal with over two decades of eXperience, Tom stands at the forefront of Silicon Valley design innovation.
  • Determined to deliver on UXReactor's rigorous design philosophy and creative excellence across its portfolio of engagements, Tom plans to "elevate the creative firepower that exists within the organization."
  • "I am fortunate to have the opportunity to lead a diverse creative team at UXReactor, surrounded by passion, diligence, and intelligence," Tom says.

ObsEva Announces Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results and Business Update

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 6:00am

GENEVA, Switzerland and BOSTON, MA (August 6, 2020) ObsEva SA (NASDAQ: OBSV) (SIX: OBSN), a late clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing novel therapies to improve womens reproductive health, today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020 and provided a business update.

Key Points: 
  • GENEVA, Switzerland and BOSTON, MA (August 6, 2020) ObsEva SA (NASDAQ: OBSV) (SIX: OBSN), a late clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing novel therapies to improve womens reproductive health, today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020 and provided a business update.
  • In addition, 52-week data from PRIMROSE 2 demonstrate that continued treatment with linzagolix provides sustained efficacy and is well tolerated.
  • As of June 30, 2020, ObsEva had cash and cash equivalents of $45.0 million, compared with $69.4 million as of December 31, 2019.
  • The half-year report 2020 will be available in the financial reports section of the Companys website.

Home Equity Levels Improve Across Nation In Second Quarter Of 2020 Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 5:01am

That was up from the 26.5 percent level in the first quarter of 2020, despite the spreading economic fallout from the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • That was up from the 26.5 percent level in the first quarter of 2020, despite the spreading economic fallout from the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic.
  • "Homeowners saw their equity rise far and wide throughout the United States during the second quarter of this year in yet another sign of the housing market punching back against the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • "The housing market still faces enormous challenges, given that unemployment remains historically high and the broader economy contracted severely in the second quarter.
  • Seven of the 10 states with the biggest gains in the share of equity-rich homes from the first quarter to the second quarter of 2020 were in the South and Midwest.

Vacuum Insulation Panels Market Analysis Highlights the Impact of COVID-19 (2020-2024) | Demand For Frozen Sea Food to Boost the Market Growth | Technavio

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 4:00am

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

Key Points: 
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200805006004/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Vacuum Insulation Panels Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire).
  • Demand for frozen sea food has been instrumental in driving the growth of the market.
  • Vacuum Insulation Panels Market 2020-2024: Segmentation
    Vacuum Insulation Panels Market is segmented as below:

Ballard Reports Q2 2020 Results

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 2:30am

VANCOUVER, Aug. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP) (TSX: BLDP) today announced consolidated financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, Aug. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP) (TSX: BLDP) today announced consolidated financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020.
  • "In Q2 Ballard delivered revenue of $25.8 million, gross margin of 21% and ending cash reserves of $170.3 million."
  • Ballard is well-positioned to provide leading fuel cell technology and products in bus, truck, rail and marine applications."
  • We expect the JV to optimize manufacturing processes and start a production ramp through the remainder of 2020.

IDTechEx on Agricultural Robots and Drones: Company and Product Readiness Map

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 11:50pm

Despite the vanishingly small penetration of such technologies today, IDTechEx Research assesses that agricultural robots and AI-based machine vision represent the natural evolution of agricultural machines and tools.

Key Points: 
  • Despite the vanishingly small penetration of such technologies today, IDTechEx Research assesses that agricultural robots and AI-based machine vision represent the natural evolution of agricultural machines and tools.
  • Clearly, many companies and product categories are in the system-subsystem development phase, whilst some have already reach technology readiness levels of 9-10.
  • This distribution of companies and products across the technology readiness spectrum signals that the industry has advanced, further nearing market readiness.
  • To learn more about companies developing various small/mid-sized ultraprecision robots please visit " Agricultural Robots, Drones, and AI: 2020-2040: Technologies, Markets, and Players ".

IDTechEx on Agricultural Robots and Drones: Company and Product Readiness Map

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 11:47pm

Despite the vanishingly small penetration of such technologies today, IDTechEx Research assesses that agricultural robots and AI-based machine vision represent the natural evolution of agricultural machines and tools.

Key Points: 
  • Despite the vanishingly small penetration of such technologies today, IDTechEx Research assesses that agricultural robots and AI-based machine vision represent the natural evolution of agricultural machines and tools.
  • Clearly, many companies and product categories are in the system-subsystem development phase, whilst some have already reach technology readiness levels of 9-10.
  • This distribution of companies and products across the technology readiness spectrum signals that the industry has advanced, further nearing market readiness.
  • To learn more about companies developing various small/mid-sized ultraprecision robots please visit " Agricultural Robots, Drones, and AI: 2020-2040: Technologies, Markets, and Players ".

Ceridian Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release Third-Party Conference Call Vendor Experienced Technical Difficulties

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 11:42pm

TORONTO and MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (Ceridian) (NYSE:CDAY) (TSX:CDAY), a global human capital management (HCM) software company, announced today that its third-party conference call vendor experienced technical difficulties during its 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time second quarter earnings conference call.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO and MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (Ceridian) (NYSE:CDAY) (TSX:CDAY), a global human capital management (HCM) software company, announced today that its third-party conference call vendor experienced technical difficulties during its 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time second quarter earnings conference call.
  • An additional conference call to discuss Ceridians second quarter 2020 earnings results has been scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time, on August 5, 2020.
  • Those wishing to participate via the webcast should access the call through Ceridians Investor Relations website at https://investors.ceridian.com .
  • Those wishing to participate via the telephone may dial in at 833-979-2698 (USA) or 236-714-2174 (International) and enter the conference ID: 7465597.