thomson reuters corp (TRI) Key Developments
Thomson Reuters Corporation Announces the Integration of Its ONESOURCE(TM) Indirect Tax Solution with Hybris
Jul 30 15
Thomson Reuters Corporation announced the integration of its ONESOURCE(TM) Indirect Tax solution with hybris. The new integration allows hybris B2B and B2C users to utilize the same trusted ONESOURCE Indirect Tax platform already used by thousands of domestic and multinational corporations to determine global sales and use tax and vat. The ONESOURCE Indirect Tax engine technology automatically provides estimates as items are placed into the hybris order. Detailed tax calculations are provided at the time of checkout, and users can keep track of tax liabilities for downstream compliance. The Thomson Reuters cloud offering is designed for quick implementation, and is powerful enough to match the needs of any growing business, with over 15,000 tax jurisdictions supported. The company's ONESOURCE offers both localized and global solutions for every step of the corporate tax lifecycle. The trusted ONESOURCE Indirect Tax platform has more global deployments than any other solution in the market to help companies efficiently achieve accurate sales, use and VAT compliance.
Thomson Reuters Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Re-Affirms Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2015
Jul 29 15
Thomson Reuters reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the second quarter, the company reported revenues of $3,038 million, compared to $3,159 million a year ago. Operating profit was $405 million against $381 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) was $0.33 against $0.31 per share a year ago. Cash flow from operations was $931 million against $876 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $856 million against $877 million a year ago. Underlying operating profit was $576 million against $581 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share was $0.52 against $0.51 per share a year ago. Free cash flow was $709 million against $652 million a year ago. EBITDA was $834 million against $843 million a year ago. Net income was $262 million compared with $260 million a year ago.
For the six months, the company reported revenues of $6,082 million, compared to $6,289 million a year ago. Operating profit was $812 million against $740 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) was $0.71 against $0.65 per share a year ago. Cash flow from operations was $1,168 million against $989 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $1,659 million against $1,697 million a year ago. Underlying operating profit was $1,091 million against $1,109 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share was $0.96 against $0.97 per share a year ago. Free cash flow was $644 million against $517 million a year ago. EBITDA was $1,682 million against $1,657 million a year ago.
The company re-affirmed its full-year business outlook for 2015. The company continues to expect positive organic revenue growth; adjusted EBITDA margin to range between 27.5% and 28.5%; underlying operating profit margin to range between 18.5% and 19.5%; and free cash flow to range between $1.550 billion and $1.750 billion in 2015.
Thomson Reuters Corporation Announces Dividend Payable on September 15, 2015
Jul 29 15
In February 2015, the board of directors of Thomson Reuters Corporation has approved a $0.02 per share annualized increase in the dividend to $1.34 per share. A quarterly dividend of $0.335 per share is payable on September 15, 2015 to common shareholders of record as of August 20, 2015.
Pearson In Advanced Talks To Sell Financial Times
Jul 23 15
Pearson plc (LSE:PSON) is In advanced discussions to sell Financial Times Group Ltd., company said in a Stock Exchange statement. Bloomberg Inc., Thomson Reuters Corporation (TSX:TRI), BuzzFeed, Inc. and Axel Springer SE (DB:SPR) are said to be the potential suitors for Financial Times.
Thomson Reuters Announces Release of the StarMine Combined Alpha Model
Jul 21 15
Thomson Reuters announced the release of the StarMine Combined Alpha Model (CAM), a model that combines all the available StarMine equity alpha models into one comprehensive and powerful alpha-generating signal. The weights assigned to each model vary by region. Thus, StarMine CAM recognizes the fact that some regions, such as the US and Japan, are more value focused while in Developed Europe and Asia ex-Japan momentum plays a larger role. The model intelligently handles missing data and makes use of all available StarMine alpha models for a given security. StarMine CAM provides investment managers with a resourceful factor to help create market-beating portfolios – a factor that distils an enormous quantity of data down to a single score for 30,000 stocks globally every day.