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  • Kenyan GDP Growth at 6 Percent in Third Quarter 2018
    Kenya's economy expanded faster in the third quarter of this year than in the same period last year due to strong performance in the agriculture and construction sectors, the statistics office said on Monday. ...
    Voice of America.  Mon, 31 Dec 2018 09:59:10 -0500.
  • Wanhua Chemical Plant On Pace for 2Q 2019 Construction Start
    Construction on a $1.25-billion chemical complex recently announced for St. James Parish is scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2019.
    Engineering News-Record.  Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 -0500.
  • Conn's Q3 profit soars
    Conn’s fiscal third quarter profit soared thanks to a strong credit business, but sales and same-store sales declined largely due to the waning of the rebuilding bounce resulting from ...
    Furniture Today.  Tue, 04 Dec 2018 10:02:49 -0500.
  • Manchester boat maker has Ancoat Northern Quarter boat kicked out of New Islington Marina
    Ben Sharratt, 28, has been living in Manchester's New Islington Marina for four years. He started building a new houseboat to live on in February, but has now been told it 'isn't a boat' and faces having to leave.
    Daily Mail.  Sun, 18 Nov 2018 16:49:36 +0000.
  • Strong Buildings Segment Growth Ensures A Good End To Johnson Controls' Financial Year
    Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) reported a strong final quarter of FY 2018 (three months ended September 2018), with earnings meeting consensus expectations and sales beating the projected numbers. ...
    By Trefis Team, Contributor.  Forbes.  Fri, 9 Nov 2018 14:21:00 -0500.
  • Builder Skanska's order intake falls in the third quarter
    Swedish builder Skanska a decline in third-quarter order intake and confirmed a fall in operating earnings that matched a profit warning issued last month.
    CNBC.  Thu, 08 Nov 2018 07:43 GMT.
  • Buildings Segment To Drive Growth For Johnson Controls In Its Fourth Quarter
    Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) has had a strong first nine months of FY 2018 (year ended September 2018), reporting growth in revenues and earnings, and beating consensus expectations on both metrics in the three quarters reported. ...
    By Trefis Team, Contributor.  Forbes.  Tue, 6 Nov 2018 15:22:00 -0500.
  • Hilton plans new hotel for Sydney suburb
    Construction starts this quarter on the 245-room Hilton Parramatta, which is slated to open in late 2020.
    Jena Tesse Fox.  Hotel Management.  Tue, 06 Nov 2018 20:05:25 +0000.
  • Granite Construction (GVA) Q3 Earnings Beat Estimates
    Granite Construction (GVA) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 14.52% and -10.22%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2018. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
    Zacks Equity Research.  Zacks.  Fri, 26 Oct 2018 12:05:03 GMT.

Quarter Definition(s)

The word quarter is a noun.  Quarter means (1) piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp, (2) the rear part of a ship, (3) a district of a city having some distinguishing character, (4) an unspecified person, (5) a United States coin worth one fourth of a dollar, (6) a quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds), (7) a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds), (8) one of four equal parts, (9) one of the four major division of the compass, (10) a fourth part of a year; three months, (11) one of four periods into which the school year is divided, (12) a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour, (13) one of four periods of play into which some games are divided.
Quarter is also a verb that means (1) divide by four; divide into quarters, (2) divide into quarters, (3) pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him, (4) provide housing for (military personnel).

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