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2014-09-09 12:22:40

September is National Preparedness Month, sponsored by FEMA MILWAUKEE, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly one in four U.S. adults had to endure a power outage lasting 12 hours or longer in the last two years, according to a 2014 Harris Poll survey conducted on behalf of Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG). Of those who were forced to go that long without power, 66 percent said they were motivated to prepare better for future emergency situations....

2014-08-29 12:23:58

Lightweight portable generator provides tailgaters with quiet power for ultimate fan experience MILWAUKEE, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For many sports fans, it's "that" time of the year. College and professional football season equate to prime time tailgating season. Fans seem to be tailgating more than ever as Tailgater Magazine estimates that 50 million people tailgate annually in North America. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-08-14 08:32:17

Towable light towers, industrial heater products, and flashing arrow boards provides diversification into higher margin, higher growth vertical industries and access to new distribution channels MILWAUKEE, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire U.S. based Allmand Bros., Inc. Founded in 1938 and based in Holdrege, Nebraska, Allmand is a leading designer and manufacturer of high...

2014-08-14 08:32:08

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) today announced financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended June 29, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120529/CG15020LOGO Highlights: -- Fourth quarter fiscal 2014 consolidated net sales increased 4.1% to $496.8 million compared to the prior year -- Fourth quarter fiscal 2014 engines segment sales increased 6.3% to $317.8 million compared to the...

2014-08-13 12:30:22

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG): At its regular quarterly meeting held today, the Board of Directors of Briggs & Stratton Corporation declared a quarterly cash dividend of twelve and one half cents ($0.125) per common share. This represents an increase of approximately 4% from the prior quarterly dividend of $.12 per share. The dividend is payable October 1, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business September...

2014-08-06 12:30:45

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) will release its fourth quarter fiscal 2014 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, August 14, 2014. The Company will also have a conference call to discuss the results at 10:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, August 14, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120529/CG15020LOGO The call will be accessible by telephone at 866.804.3545 and via the internet at www.basco.com (click on...

2014-07-22 08:34:04

MILWAUKEE, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG), the exclusive licensee of GE Generator Systems, recently donated a GE Generator to severely wounded Marine, and Purple Heart recipient, John "JT" Doody thanks to the help of the Gary Sinise Foundation. JT's family initially reached out to the Foundation for help with acquiring the whole house generator after they attended a Lt. Dan Band show in Tampa, FL in 2013. Given the Foundation's existing...

2014-05-30 12:26:53

MILWAUKEE, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120529/CG15020LOGO Briggs & Stratton Corporation (the "Company") today announced that David J. Rodgers, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Joseph C. Wright, Senior Vice President and President - Engines Group, have entered into individual stock trading plans in accordance with Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Messrs....

2014-05-07 12:23:12

MILWAUKEE, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost 70 percent of U.S. adults who endure a power outage are saddled with subsequent household costs, according to a recent national survey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120529/CG15020LOGO A Harris Interactive survey sponsored by Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) found 69 percent of U.S. adults surveyed, who had experienced an outage for more than 12 hours in the last two years, reported household costs ranging from...

2014-04-25 20:20:19

MILWAUKEE, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120529/CG15020LOGO Briggs & Stratton Corporation is updating its fiscal 2014 consolidated net sales outlook contained in its April 24, 2014 press release announcing results for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 to be in a range of $1.85 billion to $1.92 billion. The lower end of the range contemplates a later start to the spring lawn and garden selling...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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