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Verint Earns Industry Accolades for Leading Innovations in Employee Engagement and Workforce Empowerment
MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 18 -- Verint Systems, an analytics company that sells software and hardware products for security, surveillance and business intelligence, issued the following news release:

Verint(R) Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: VRNT) today announced it recently received several honors for innovations in its market-leading Customer Engagement (TM) portfolio. The recognition from CUSTOMER Magazine, the Golden Bridge Awards, and KMWorld reflect Verint's commitment to championing customer engagement as a way to enable organizations to simplify, empower, and deliver effective and timely decisions with ... Show Full Article

Raymond James Financial to Report Fourth Quarter, Fiscal Year 2017 Results
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 18 -- Raymond James Financial issued the following news release:

Raymond James Financial, Inc.'s (NYSE: RJF) fourth quarter and fiscal 2017 earnings report is scheduled to be released after the markets close on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. A conference call to discuss the results will take place the following morning, Thursday, October 26, at 8:15 a.m. ET.

For a listen-only connection, please call: 877-671-8037 (conference code: 1845283), or visit http://www.raymondjames.com/investor-relations/earnings/earnings-conference-call for a live audio webcast.

An audio replay of ... Show Full Article

New Nielsen Service Shines Light on Subscription-Based Streaming Content Consumption
NEW YORK, Oct. 18 -- Nielsen, an information, data and measurement company, issued the following news:

Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) announced today that it is now offering the industry a syndicated solution to independently measure subscription-based streaming content. With the commercial release of Nielsen Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) Content Ratings, eight major television networks and production studios, including A&E Networks, Disney-ABC, Lionsgate, NBCUniversal, Warner Brothers and others, have already signed on to subscribe to this game-changing service.

Nielsen began measuring streaming ... Show Full Article

More Than 1,700 System Projects Completed to Enhance Natural Gas and Electric Service for PECO Customers
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 18 -- PECO, a subsidiary of Exelon, issued the following news release:

PECO completed more than 1,700 projects to enhance natural gas and electric service for customers since April. These system enhancement projects are part of the company's efforts to provide customers with safe and reliable energy services. The company invests more than $500 million each year to enhance its system infrastructure through preventive maintenance and equipment upgrades.

Through PECO's System 2020 plan, the company is investing an additional $274 million through 2020 to install advanced equipment ... Show Full Article

AxleTech International's Newest Independent Suspension System Is a 2018 Automotive News PACE Awards Finalist
TROY, Mich., Oct. 18 -- AxleTech International, a supplier of off highway and specialty vehicle drivetrain systems and components, issued the following news release:

Automotive News selected AxleTech's Front Drive Independent Axle Suspension as a finalist for its 2018 PACE Awards. The PACE Awards program is a prestigious honor in the automotive industry, recognizing new technological advancements and innovation.

The new modular drivetrain system from AxleTech is a game changer for all-wheel-drive class 7/8 trucks as it provides enhanced safety, handling, and stability, as well as overall superior ... Show Full Article

American Family Employees Partner With Local Food Pantries
MADISON, Wis., Oct. 18 -- American Family Insurance issued the following news release:

American Family Insurance employees partner with Madison-area food pantries to bring fresh produce to the local community sourced from four-acre garden at NHQ.

American Family Insurance is dedicated to caring for the environment through sustainability efforts and improving lives in our communities. At our National Headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin, a four-acre community garden is helping achieve these goals.

The community garden consists of 122 plots, each measuring 100 square feet, and includes a butterfly ... Show Full Article

American Express Reports Third Quarter EPS of $1.50, Up 25%; Revenues Rise 9%; Full Year 2017 EPS Guidance Raised to $5.80-$5.903Q 2017
NEW YORK, Oct. 18 -- American Express issued the following news release:

American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) today reported third-quarter net income of $1.4 billion, up 19 percent from $1.1 billion a year ago. Diluted earnings per share was $1.50, up 25 percent from $1.20 a year ago.

Third-quarter consolidated total revenues net of interest expense were $8.4 billion, up 9 percent from $7.8 billion a year ago. Excluding the impact of foreign exchange rates, adjusted revenues net of interest expense grew 8 percent.2 Those increases primarily reflected higher net interest income and Card Member ... Show Full Article