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MSC Industrial sizzles, Enzo stumbles in new fiscal year

  MSC INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY CO. Headquarters: Melville Industry: Capital goods NYSE: MSM Reporting Date: Jan. 9, 2018 Reporting Quarter: 1Q FY2019 Quarter Ended: Dec. 1, 2018 Numbers: Net first-quarter sales were reported as $831.6 million, an 8.2 percent improvement over the $768.6 million reported for the same quarter last fiscal year. Quarterly net income was reported as $74.2 million, a 24.6 percent increase from the $59.6 million reported for 1Q FY2018, while quarterly diluted earnings-per-share…


No questions, please, at First Niagara

First Niagara Financial Group announced earnings of 15 cents a share on Friday, in line with expectations. But the big question was about the Buffalo-based bank’s future, specifically a rumored sale to Long Island’s New York Community Bank Corp. or Canada’s TD Bank, also with a large Island presence. And, no surprise, there was no big answer to the big question. “First Niagara has a long-standing policy that we simply do not comment on market rumors or…