Brunswick reports 8.4 percent sales growth for quarter

This story will be updated after the Brunswick earnings call Thursday morning. Brunswick Corp. on Thursday reported sales growth for the first quarter of 2017, with 14 percent growth in boat sales leading the way. “Our first quarter revenues increased by 8 percent,” said Brunswick Chairman and CEO Mark Schwabero. “Our top line reflected strong …
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Brunswick acquires Paynes Marine

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced Friday it has acquired the assets of Paynes Marine Group of Victoria, British Columbia, a wholesale distributor of marine parts and accessories (P&A) in Canada. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Paynes had sales of approximately $ 17 million in 2015. Paynes marine distribution business will become part of Brunswick’s …
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Brunswick names Eric Hendrickson president of Crestliner Boats

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) announced Tuesday it has named Eric Hendrickson as president of its Crestliner brand of freshwater boats. The appointment is effective immediately. He succeeds Cecil Cohn, who recently became president – Brunswick Financial Services. Hendrickson will report to Jeff Kinsey, president – Brunswick Freshwater Group. Hendrickson most recently was manager – strategy and …
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Brunswick schedules first quarter earnings and conference call

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) will release its first quarter financial results on April 28, 2016, before the market opens by way of an advisory release, notifying the public that the complete and full-text results will be available on the company’s website.  The results will also be available on the SEC’s website with the Form 8-K filing […]
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Brunswick: Outboards, boat sales grow on strong U.S. market

Brunswick executives reported on a strong 2015 and expressed confidence for the future in an earnings call Thursday. (See the full earnings report here.) “I hope you can sense the excitement that the entire management team has about the outstanding performance in 2015 and continued strong outlook for 2016 through 2018,” said Mark Schwabero, president […]
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Brunswick schedules Q2 earnings and conference call for July 30

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Brunswick Corporation will release its second quarter 2015 financial results on Thursday, July 30, 2015, before the market opens by way of an advisory release, notifying the public that the complete and full-text results will be available on the Company’s website at ir.brunswick.com. The results will also be available on the […]
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Brunswick CEO presents Boston Whaler with Chairman’s Safety Award

Edgewater, Fla. — Boston Whaler’s Edgewater facility was awarded the prestigious Chairman’s Safety Award conducted by parent company Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC). During a ceremony held on June 4, Brunswick Chairman and CEO Dustin McCoy presented Whaler’s safety committee with the award, and Boston Whaler announced that it would donate the prize money received in […]
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Brunswick reports 12 percent increase in marine sales

New boats and engines helped marine segment sales grow by 12 percent for Brunswick compared to Q1 2014, the company reported Wednesday. “New engines, boats and fitness equipment are generating market share gains around the world,” said CEO Dusty McCoy. “We are adding plant capacity to meet demands and ramp up production as our sales […]
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Military Times cites Brunswick Corporation as among ‘best for vets’

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Military Times recently announced its sixth annual Best for Vets: Employers 2015 Rankings, and Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) has placed 57th of the 74 companies chosen for the list. Military Times, comprised of Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times, focused on culture and policies that cater […]
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