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05/17/2022 | 12:06pm

Every day, the MarketScreener team selects the most important news about listed companies around the world. Here's a short recap for your convenience:




  • LVMH launches a share buyback program
  • Berkshire Hathaway announced on Monday that it has increased its stake in Citigroup, McKesson and Paramount Global and that it has sold almost its entire stake in Verizon.
  • Elon Musk says a deal to buy Twitter at a lower price than announced is not out of the question.
  • CVC drops its bid to buy Bramble.
  • Daimler Truck raises annual revenue forecast, record order book.
  • JetBlue launched a $3.3 billion hostile takeover bid for Spirit Airlines.
  • Sonova raises its dividend after a good fiscal year 2021/2022.
  • Enel wants to sell 50% of its subsidiary Gridspertise.
  • Walmart lowered its annual profit forecast due to high labor costs and inflation.
  • The Home Depot raised its full-year revenue and profit forecast following strong first-quarter results.
  • United Airlines raised its revenue estimate for the current quarter despite capacity cuts.
  • Tencent Music reported a 15% decline in quarterly revenue, in line with market expectations.
  • Video game publisher Take-Two Interactive reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit.
  • KKR will buy British energy company ContourGlobal for 1.75 billion pounds ($2.08 billion).
  • Intercontinental Exchange announced Tuesday that it will sell its stake in securities settlement platform Euroclear Holding for 709 million euros to Caisse des Dépôts and Belgian state-owned holding company SFPI.
  • Activist investor Elliott Investment Management sold its stake in Duke Energy during the first quarter.

Main earnings reports today: Walmart, The Home Depot, Vodafone, Engie, Daimler Truck, Sonova, NIBE Industrier, Euronext, Deutsche Wohnen, Pershing Square ...

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