ABRUPT, adj. Sudden, without ceremony, like the arrival of a cannon- shot and the departure of the soldier whose interests are most affected by it.
ABSENT, adj. Peculiarly exposed to the tooth of detraction; vilifed; hopelessly in the wrong; superseded in the consideration and affection of another.
ACEPHALOUS, adj. In the surprising condition of the Crusader who absently pulled at his forelock some hours after a Saracen scimitar had, unconsciously to him, passed through his neck, as related by de Joinville.
AMBIDEXTROUS, adj. Able to pick with equal skill a right-hand pocket or a left.
Group sales increase by 1.9 percent (Fx & portfolio adj.
) to 9.905 billion euros / EBITDA before special items level year on year at 2.202 billion euros / Business performance at Pharmaceuticals remains strong / Consumer Health with increase in sales (Fx & portfolio adj.
), while currency effects weigh on earnings / Crop Science posts substantial rise in sales and earnings due to acquisition--successful start to integration process / Sales and earnings of Animal Health decline following a strong second quarter / One-time gain (before taxes) of roughly 3.9 billion euros from divestments / Net income 2.886 billion euros / Core earnings per share 1.19 euros / Adjusted 2018 Group outlook confirmed.
* Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK) Q2 Adj.
EPS $0.27 Beats $0.22 Estimate, Sales $152.71M Beat $149.19M Estimate
EBITDA (2) of Euro 311 million (3), up 14.1% and reaching an EBITDA margin of 33.1% consistent with 2019 guidance
Sales of the Bayer Group rose by 0.9 percent on a currency- and portfolio-adjusted basis (Fx & portfolio adj.
) to 11.485 billion euros in the second quarter.
Sales of the cancer drug Stivarga advanced by 23.9 percent (Fx & portfolio adj.
), primarily as a result of higher volumes in China and Russia.
For the best algorithm selection, smaller is better in SD ratio, CV(%), RAE, and RMSE, respectively, but greater is better in r, R2 and Adj.
Dollar value of wealth ($thou) Pure price effect 881 351 3,955 From direct stocks 270 100 2,816 From stock options 607 249 2,169 Compensation grant 4,017 2,753 6,695 Standard grant 2,846 1,990 4,726 Incremental grant 1,165 749 4,829 Cash 129 75 1,848 Restricted stock 30 0 2,207 Stock options 986 652 4,030 CEO portfolio adj.
415 336 3,696 Stock adj.