CHICAGO— A former vice president at MillerCoors has pleaded guilty to defrauding the beer maker of more than $8 million. Fifty-nine-year-old Dave Colletti of Chicago pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of wire fraud in federal court. The indictment did not identify Chicago- based MillerCoors, referring only to a brewing company as victim. » Read More
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The company also forecast earnings of $6.05- $6.35 per share for the year ending February 2017, largely above analysts' average expectation of $6.11, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Net income attributable to the company rose to $243.4 million, or $1.19 per Class A share in the fourth quarter ended Feb. 29, from $214.6 million, or $1.06 per share, a year earlier.
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