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(Imagery—Contest) [SatNews] DigitalGlobe has just launched their annual Top Image of the Year contest, which showcases satellite images of natural disasters, political issues, natural wonders and current events from 2013. DigitalGlobe has compiled the 20 most noteworthy images into a Facebook album and is enlisting its fans to vote for the winner. Voters can “like” as many images as they want, and the top five images with the most “likes” will make it to the final round.
Later this month, DigitalGlobe will announce the five finalist images in a new Facebook album where voters can “like” to vote for the winning image. To learn more about this contest, access the DigitalGlobe blog at this direct link. Are You Expecting This from DigitalGlobe? By Seth Jayson | More Articles October 25, 2012 | DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 30.
Here's what Wall Street wants to see: The 10-second takeaway Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict DigitalGlobe's revenues will expand 19.8% and EPS will expand 850.0%. The average estimate for revenue is $97.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.19. Revenue details Last quarter, DigitalGlobe booked revenue of $101.8 million. Source: S&P Capital IQ. EPS details Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.21. Source: S&P Capital IQ. Recent performance For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 81.1%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Looking ahead The full year's average estimate for revenue is $397.6 million. Saab and DigitalGlobe Partner on New Version of Vricon Rapid 3D Mapping System. DigitalGlobe + GeoEye... A Melding Of Resources (Business + Imagery. DigitalGlobe + GeoEye...
A Melding Of Resources (Business + Imagery) [SatNews] DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI) and GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), have announced that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved... ...a definitive merger agreement under which the companies will combine in a stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $900 million. Under the terms of the agreement, GeoEye shareowners will have the right to select either 1.137 shares of DigitalGlobe common stock and $4.10 per share in cash, 100 percent of the consideration in cash ($20.27) or 100 percent of the consideration in stock (1.425 shares of DigitalGlobe common stock), for each share of GeoEye stock they own. The combined company will be named DigitalGlobe and continue to trade on the NYSE under the symbol DGI. DigitalGlobe and GeoEye Agree to Combine to Create a Global Leader in Earth Imagery and Geospatial Analysis. DigitalGlobe and GeoEye Agree to Combine to Create a Global Leader in Earth Imagery and Geospatial Analysis LONGMONT, CO and HERNDON, VA -- (Marketwire) -- Jul 23, 2012 -- DigitalGlobe, Inc. (: DGI) and GeoEye, Inc. (: GEOY), today announced that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which the companies will combine in a stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $900 million.
The combination of DigitalGlobe and GeoEye will create a global leader in earth imagery and geospatial analysis with a more diversified revenue base, a superior financial foundation and significant growth potential. Virginia Business - News: GeoEye Inc. will merge with DigitalGlobe in $900 million deal. Industries July 23, 2012 | Print this page Herndon-based GeoEye, Inc. and DigitalGlobe Inc. of Longmont, Colo., announced Monday that the boards of directors of both companies have approved a definitive merger agreement, combining the companies in a stock and cash transaction valued at about $900 million.
According to the companies, the deal will create a global leader in earth imagery and geospatial analysis with a more diversified revenue base, a stronger financial foundation and significant growth potential. DigitalGlobe Wins Commercial Imagery War; What Will NGA Do? WASHINGTON: Someone had to lose in the battle for survival in the commercial spy satellite business.
Yesterday’s announcement that DigitalGlobe and GeoEye would “combine” left it clear that DigitalGlobe had won. After all the new company will be called DigitalGlobe and the CEO and chairman will be from that company, with GeoEye’s CEO playing an “advisory role.” And the board of directors will boast six members from the current DigitalGlobe board and only four from the board of GeoEye. GeoEye stockholders will make out all right, as the $900 million transaction delivers them a premium of 34 percent. We checked around the space and geospatial communities to get some idea as to just how successful this combination might be and what it might mean to the most important people, those who use the product these companies produce. Esri and DigitalGlobe Sign Multi-Year Agreement. DigitalGlobe agrees to acquire GeoEye in $900 million deal. BIZMOLOGY — In July 2012, the two principal US providers of high-resolution images of the Earth – DigitalGlobe and GeoEye – agreed to a $900 million cash and stock deal that will create a global powerhouse in the commercial satellite imaging industry.
The combined company will have five satellites in orbit, two satellites under construction and scheduled for launch within two years, and a fleet of airplanes that collect high-resolution aerial images. Ultimately, they plan to maintain a constellation of three satellites optimized to meet the needs of the US government, foreign governments, and commercial customers. DigitalGlobe and GeoEye to merge. GeoEye/DigitalGlobe rests on DoD input, positive reception forecast. This article is provided to FT.com readers by PaRR (Policy and Regulatory Report)— a newly launched product of The Mergermarket Group providing proprietary intelligence and research on competition law and sector-specific regulatory changes around the world. www.parr-global.com • Fate of defense budget may impact regulatory clearance • Excess capacity and decreasing demand also relevant • Second request predicted due to amount of document collection GeoEye (NASDAQ:GEOY) and DigitalGlobe (NYSE:DGI) are in talks with the government regarding their planned merger and do not expect to make any divestitures, a source familiar with the situation told PaRR.
The transaction, announced 23 July, brings together the two dominant US companies in the commercial geospatial imaging industry, providers of unclassified imaging services to the government and to commercial customers, which include Microsoft (NYSE:MSFT) and Google (NYSE:GOOG). “The DoD input will dictate what the DoJ does here. Stratfor. By Adam Levine China's refurbished Russian aircraft carrier was snapped at sea in this exclusive image taken by DigitalGlobe's satellite.
The Varyag aircraft carrier image was grabbed while the carrier was on its second sea trial in the Yellow Sea on December 8, 2011, according to DigitalGlobe Analysis Center. The location is approximately 100 kilometers south-southeast of the port of Dalian. STRATFOR/DigitalGlobe – China’s naval expansions pose a threat to U.S. dominance. 4 Stocks Moving Higher Post Earnings. The recent earnings season has been exciting, with stocks gapping and running in both directions at quite an incredible pace.
These powerful gaps in either direction have been providing investors, who purchase the gap at the open, with some very handsome gains by the end of the day. On top of the initial day's move, many stocks continue to trend in the direction of their gap. Today, I want to focus on the long side by reviewing four stocks that are on my watchlist for near-term potential purchases, following their earnings surprises. All of the stocks below gapped higher on very strong volume and are leading stocks relative to the overall stock market. What is a leading stock? All data below is provided by my premium data provider MarketSmith. The first stock we will review is Cynosure, Inc.
Cynosure, Inc.' Cynosure, Inc. has 0% debt to shareholder equity, a profit margin of 2.8%, a cash flow of $0.40 per share, and spends 9.1% of sales on R&D. DigitalGlobe Reseller Doubles Russian Contract Order. [Satellite TODAY 06-05-12] DigitalGlobe will significantly expand its delivery of high-resolution imagery to Roslesinforg, a division of the Federal Forestry Agency of Russia, through its Sovzond regional distributor, the companies announced June 4. Roslesinforg contracted Sovzond in 2011 to supply DigitalGlobe satellite imagery to better manage key forestry regions across the Russian Federation.
DigitalGlobe said Sovzond’s new contract more than doubles the amount of imagery to be delivered and greatly increases the regions covered to help the agency protect against illegal logging and manage urban development. Cash flow operating working capital DigitalGlobe. While most corporations have figured out how to start a business with other people’s money, some wireless communications and broadcasting companies have figured out how to actually run a business on other people’s money. How do they do it? By collecting as much money as possible in advance from customers and holding out on paying others, says Chuck Mulford, an accounting professor at Georgia Tech University and director of the Georgia Tech Financial Analysis Lab.
“They are better than average at minimizing how much they carry in accounts receivable. They are sticklers about getting paid as quickly as possible and they are taking a little longer than the average company in paying their vendors,” he says. It's Now Clearer Than Ever Google Is Scared To Death Of Losing Maps To Apple. Screenshot We just finished watching Google's presentation on all the updates for Google Maps.
It was boring. Really, really boring. It was clear from the start that Google didn't have much to say today. Most of the presentation felt like a history lesson, going over how Google Maps has evolved over the years. It was even more clear that today's event was a knee-jerk reaction to the news that Apple will have eye-popping 3D maps in the next version of iOS. In short, Google announced nothing, just a few days before Apple shows off its new maps product at WWDC. Google only gave us a look at some stuff that's coming to Google Maps soon.
Soon Android users will be able to save Google Maps for use offline. Based on Google Maps Boss Brian McClendon's comments at the end of the presentation, it sounds like soon won't be so soon. At the end of the day, it felt like Google was just scared of a product Apple hasn't even announced yet. Spy-Satellite Merger Fizzles, Preventing Space Monopoly. The GeoEye-1 satellite, launched in September 2008, is able to take pictures with a ground resolution of 41 cm (16 in.). Photo: Wikimedia More than three-quarters of the U.S. government’s satellite images don’t come from government satellites. They’re provided by two companies, GeoEye and DigitalGlobe. So alarms began to ring in Washington in February, when those two companies started talk to become one, forming a monopoly in space and radically altering the economics of the commercial satellite industry and how we see the Earth from above. Months of friendly merger talks were sparked by fears of military budget cuts that made both companies think of joining forces to avoid huge losses.
Proteus Teams with DigitalGlobe to Offer Satellite-Based Bathymetric & Seabed Mapping Service. DigitalGlobe nixes takeover bid. LONGMONT - Satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe Inc. has rejected what the company characterizes as a hostile takeover attempt by a desperate competitor. News of the company's decision came May 6, two days after GeoEye Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a Herndon, Virginia-based satellite-imagery company, announced it was making a takeover bid for DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), which is headquartered in Longmont. The bid was for $17 per share, or about $792 million. UN nuclear chief to fly to Iran for inspections deal - World.
The UN nuclear agency chief will fly to Tehran over the weekend to sign a deal meant to allow his organization to resume a long-stalled search for evidence that Iran worked on developing nuclear arms, the agency and diplomats said Friday. The trip Sunday by International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano comes just four days ahead of a key meeting between six world powers and Iran where the six hope to wrest concessions from Tehran meant to reduce concerns that it wants such arms.
A satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe and the Institute for Science and International Security shows the military complex at Parchin, Iran, 30 kilometres southeast of Tehran. GeoEye Takeover Seen After DigitalGlobe Bid Backfires: Real M&A. Blue Marble Releases Global Mapper 13.2 with Enhancements to DigitalGlobe and Intermap Premium Data Access.
Sky-eye arms race may end with DigitalGlobe merger - Denver Business Journal. The mystery in the dueling buyout battle between satellite imagery companies DigitalGlobe and GeoEye isn’t mainly about whether the companies will merge, but when and at what cost. Combining the companies is expected to eliminate an unknown number of Denver-area jobs. How the deal shakes out may determine how many — and whether the area keeps or loses a corporate headquarters. DigitalGlobe looks past GeoEye offer - The Deal Pipeline(SAMPLE CONTENT: NEED AN ID?) GeoEye Disappointed by DigitalGlobe, Inc.'s Rejection Of the Proposed Acquisition. Colorado stocks: DigitalGlobe up 11%, CSG up 9% - Denver Business Journal. The Dow posted a modest loss Wednesday while the Nasdaq gained. Why DigitalGlobe Shares Popped.
By Sean Williams | More Articles May 2, 2012 | Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in case they're material to our investing thesis. What: Shares of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI ) , a supplier of satellite imagery to the U.S. Defense Department, shot 12% higher after the company reported better-than-expected first-quarter results. So what: Apparently the fears of a pullback in government spending were overdone, because DigitalGlobe reported a 12% boost in revenue to $87 million, aided mostly by its defense segment, and reversed a year-ago loss to report a profit of $0.08. Wall Street had only been looking for DigitalGlobe to earn $0.01 on revenue of $83.7 million. DigitalGlobe and European Space Imaging Out-Distance Competitors in Key European Program.
Military Clashes with U.S. Spies over Outsourcing of Satellite Surveillance. This Is DigitalGlobe. Pentagon can manage satellite imagery cuts. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Reuters) - Top U.S. military officials, grappling with proposed budget cuts for commercial satellite imagery, said new government-owned satellites, manned planes and other equipment can fill the gap. "We believe we can manage that," said Air Force General Robert Kehler, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, which is responsible for U.S. operations in space and cyberspace, referring to a decision to cut funding for orders for imagery from GeoEye Inc and DigitalGlobe Inc.
Kehler said the decision was budget-driven, but also reflected a sharp increase in the imagery provided by the government's own satellites. "A lot of that has to do with the increase in government-provided imagery which has gone up pretty dramatically with the recent launches," Kehler told Reuters after a speech to industry executives at a conference hosted by the Space Foundation.
"They're still going to get more, despite the cut in commercial imagery," Schulte told Reuters at the conference. TerraServer Announces Massive New Imagery Update. Scientists double their estimates of Antarctic emperor penguin populations after careful satellite study. North Korea Rocket Launch Site Seen in Satellite Photos. Before and after satellite images of the Lower North Fork Fire area.
Worcester native helps track situation in Sudan. Should You Join Cerberus' Stephen Feinberg By Investing In GeoEye? Iran Intelligence Crisis Showed Difficulty of Assessing Nuclear Data. China to step up patrol in disputed islands—report. DigitalGlobe signs Chinese Internet firm. Solar flare could affect satellites, GPS. Intergraph and DigitalGlobe Announce Geospatial Challenge 2012 Winners. DigitalGlobe's Shots Of Simmering Syria (Earth Observation.
DigitalGlobe Inc. DigitalGlobe... Shop 'Till You Drop (Imagery. Digital Globe. Satellites Track Health of Seal, Penguin Populations in Antarctica. DigitalGlobe, GeoEye on Rollercoaster Stock Ride. Raymond James Upgrades DigitalGlobe (DGI) to Strong Buy. DigitalGlobe Online Store. DigitalGlobe satellite spots tanks in Syria. Satellites spot Syrian violence from space. Syria government and rivals trade blame for Aleppo blasts. Funding outlook fuels speculation about DigitalGlobe, GeoEye. GISCafe Voice. Self-Inflicted Blindness: The Austerity Threat To Innovation. Alberta Improves Land Inventory with DigitalGlobe Imagery. Alberta Improves Land Inventory with DigitalGlobe Imagery. Colorado stocks: Arca Biopharma up 26%, DigitalGlobe up 7% - Denver Business Journal. DigitalGlobe, GeoEye jump on nod for imagery funding. DigitalGlobe (DGI) Pops On Rumors of Higher Bid.
DigitalGlobe, GeoEye jump on nod for imagery funding. Proteus Partners with DigitalGlobe, Offers Bathymetric and Seabed Mapping Products. Iran › Further Activity at Suspected Parchin Explosive Testing Complex: Two Small Buildings Razed. Syria Massacre Captured By Satellite Cameras (PHOTOS) Proteus, DigitalGlobe Partner to Develope Seabed Mapping Products.