Verint Systems

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…


Verint buys Virginia ‘customer care’ firm

Verint Systems Inc. has acquired a Virginia-based cloud- and mobile-solutions firm, moving the Melville software company a step closer to global actionable-intelligence supremacy. The undisclosed deal for Contact Solutions, a provider of real-time “contextual customer-care solutions,” comes in response to increasing consumer and business use of social networks, mobile devices and new digital technologies, according to Verint Systems. Those changing patterns are driving the need for “omnichannel customer engagement,” the company said, making the acquisition…