Stock Market News: Mar 25, 2017

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Prima BioMed Commences Recruitment for Second Cohort of Melanoma Trial

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
Prima BioMed Ltd (ASX: PRR) (NASDAQ: PBMD) ("Prima" or the "Company") today announced that the first patient has been dosed for the second cohort of its clinical trial program for IMP321 in combination with KEYTRUDA being conducted in Australia. The second cohort will recruit up to six patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma that have had a suboptimal response to KEYTRUDA.
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Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. Reports 130 Percent Increase in Third Quarter Net Income

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMCF) (the "Company") today reported its operating results for the three and nine months ended November 30, 2016 ("the third quarter of FY2017" and the "first nine months of FY2017," respectively). The Company franchises and operates gourmet chocolate and confection stores and self-serve frozen yogurt cafs, and manufactures an extensive line of premium chocolates and other confectionery products. The Company will host an investor conference call today at 4:15 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its operating results and other topics of interest
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DragonWave Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Results

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
DragonWave Inc. (TSX: DWI)(NASDAQ: DRWI) a leading global supplier of packet microwave radio systems for mobile and access networks, today announced financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2017. All figures are in U.S. dollars and were prepared in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP").
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Liberty Tax Delivers Free Online Federal and State Tax Preparation at DIY Tax

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
Liberty Tax, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAX)
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TESARO Receives Complete Response Letter for Rolapitant IV from U.S. FDA

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
No concerns raised by FDA related to the rolapitant IV efficacy or safety profile and additional clinical studies are not requiredInvestor conference call and webcast scheduled for tomorrow at 8:30AM ET WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TESARO, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRO),
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IEG Holdings Refutes OneMain Assertions and Urges OneMain to Embrace IEG Holdings' Visionary Online Strategy

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
IEG Holdings Corporation (OTCQB: IEGH) ("IEG Holdings") once again refutes the assertions made by OneMain Holdings, Inc. ("OneMain") in its Schedule 14D-9 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on January 9, 2017 (the...
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Simon Property Counters Online Sales Boom; Time to Hold?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
On Jan 10, 2017, we issued an updated research report on retail REIT, Simon Property Group, Inc. (SPG).
Related tickers: UE, GEO, CLI, SPGcontinue reading ...

Franklin December AUM Up on Higher Equity & Hybrid Assets

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN) announced preliminary assets under management (AUM) by its subsidiaries of $720.0 billion for Dec 2016. The results exhibited around 1% rise from $714.4 billion as of Nov 30, 2016.
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Toyota (TM) to Pour Billions into U.S. Over Next 5 Years

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Share price of Toyota Motor Corporation (TM) increased marginally to $119.76 after the company announced plans to invest $10 billion in the U.S. over the next five years.
Related tickers: FOXF, GKNLY, OSK, TMcontinue reading ...

Gramercy's (GPT) Transactions Nearly $3B in 2016

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
The 2016 has been a year of transformation for Gramercy Property (GPT), with the company executing transactions worth nearly $3 billion.
Related tickers: LPT, GPT, DRE, PLDcontinue reading ...

The Best Big Bank Earnings Charts

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
You'll be surprised which of the big banks have the best earnings surprise records.
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Should W&T Offshore (WTI) Stock Be in Your Portfolio Now?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
On Jan 11, 2017, Zacks Investment Research upgraded W&T Offshore Inc. (WTI) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
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Making Sense of the Earnings Picture

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Making Sense of the Earnings Picture
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Why BP Is a Better Stock than Shell Now

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Our comparative analysis clearly indicates that Shell has significantly more debt load than BP.
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5 Value Stocks Under $15

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
These stocks have the rare combination of being cheap and a value.
Related tickers: FOGO, RYI, CECE, EC, HBANcontinue reading ...

General Motors (GM) Reveals 2017 View, Bumps Up Buyback

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
General Motors Company (GM) has revealed its 2017 guidance and raised its share repurchase authorization.
Related tickers: FOXF, GM, GKNLY, OSKcontinue reading ...

Stock Market Roundup Jan. 11: Health Sector Lower on Trump "Murder" Comment

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
After President-elect Donald Trump said pharmaceutical companies were ???getting away with murder,??? in how much they charge the government for medicines.

Valeant Streamlines Portfolio with Skincare Brands Sale

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Beleaguered Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its CeraVe, AcneFree and AMBI skincare brands to L'Or??al for $1.3 billion in cash.
Related tickers: ECYT, VRX, MYL, SCMPcontinue reading ...

Will High Costs, Low Traffic Hit Restaurant Stocks in 2017?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Will High Costs, Low Traffic Hit Restaurant Stocks in 2017?

Medovex Corporation Enters into International Distribution Agreement with AlfaMed s.r.l., Italy

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
Medovex Corp. (NASDAQ: MDVX) ("Medovex" or "Company"), a developer of medical technology products, today announced that the Company has entered into an international distribution agreement with AlfaMed s.r.l., a supplier of innovative spine surgery equipment. The agreement covers the distribution of its DenerveX System throughout Italy.
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Airline Stock Roundup: Improved Q4 Unit Revenue Views from Delta; FLL Shooting & More

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
The FLL shooting resulted in multiple flight cancellations.
Related tickers: AAL, UAL, ALK, HA, DAL, JBLU, LUVcontinue reading ...

NXT Energy Solutions Inc. 2017 Announces Grant of Patent, New Generation of SFD(R) Sensors and Contract Update

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
NXT Energy Solutions Inc. ("NXT Energy" or the "Company") (TSX: SFD) (OTCQB: NSFDF), is pleased to announce the first international patent of the Stress Field Detection ("SFD(R)") Technology and the development of a new generation of sensors that will enhance the company's ability to provide higher quality survey results. NXT is also pleased to provide an update in respect to the current contract negotiations with a number of prospective international clients.
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VIVUS Licenses Rights to PAH Drugs from Selten Pharma

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
VIVUS, Inc. (VVUS) acquired exclusive global rights to develop and commercialize pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) drugs, tacrolimus and ascomycin from private biotech company, Selten Pharma, Inc.

American Assets Trust, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2016 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT) (the “Company”) will announce its fourth quarter and year-end 2016 earnings in a press release to be issued after the market closes on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Senior
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Agrium to present at CIBC 20th Annual Whistler Institutional Investor Conference

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
Agrium Inc. (TSX: AGU) (NYSE: AGU) announced today that Mr. Chuck Magro, Agrium's President and CEO, will be presenting at the CIBC 20th Annual Whistler Institutional Investor Conference in Whistler, BC., on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 6:25 p.m....
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CORRECTION - Stonegate Bank

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
In the news release issued Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Stonegate Bank (NASDAQ: SGBK), we are advised by the company the date in the headline should read January 27, 2017 instead of January 30, 2017. Also, the date in the first sentence of the first paragraph should read "January 27, 2017" rather than "January 29, 2017" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.
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5 Stocks to Help Beat Earnings Season Blues

by Estimize on Jan 11, 2017
With Q4 earnings season about to get underway, investors are frantically searching for stocks poised to beat or miss target estimates.  Analysts at Estimize expect earnings growth of S&P 500 companies to touch 3.2% this quarter with revenue growth hovering around 5%. This would mark the first time the index posted consecutive quarters of growth in about 2 years. So far a handful of companies look like they’ll shine in the coming weeks but none more than Etsy, Tesla, Alcoa, Nvidia and Netflix. According to the Estimize data this group of companies are exhibiting the telltale signs of an earnings beat: heavy upward revisions activity, strong history of topping analysts estimates, and consist year over year growth. Etsy, Inc (ETSY) Information Technology – Internet Software & ServicesWhile many online retailers have struggled to compete with Amazon, that hasn’t been the case for Etsy. Etsy’s niche marketplace of handmade arts and

5 Major Bank Stocks Set to Beat Earnings Estimates in Q4

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Major U.S. banks, constitute approximately 45% of the Finance sector's total earnings.
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Junk Bond ETFs in Troubled Space?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Year 2017 has started on a troubled note for junk bond ETF investors.
Related tickers: HYG, JNKcontinue reading ...

Should Deere (DE) Stock Be Part of Your Portfolio Now?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
The time is right to add Deere & Company (DE) stock to portfolio as it looks promising and is poised to carry the momentum ahead.
Related tickers: AIMC, DE, ATU, APOGcontinue reading ...

What Dampened the Holiday Mood of These Department Stores?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
The impact of challenging retail landscape, stiff competition from online retailers and waning store traffic was clearly visible on these stocks.
Related tickers: KSS, JCP, M, AMZNcontinue reading ...

Here's Why Ethan Allen (ETH) is Tumbling Today

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
On Wednesday, shares of high-end home furnishings company Ethan Allen Inc. (ETH) are tumbling, down almost 10% in midday trading after it said that it expects to report lower-than-expected second quarter results.
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6 Stocks to Gain from Obama's Economic Legacy

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
While President Obama has had a broad ranging impact on the economy as a whole, specific sectors have benefited more due to signature policy measures.

Enstar Group Limited Announces Closure of Transaction to Reinsure QBE Legacy Business

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enstar Group Limited (NASDAQ:ESGR) announced today that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries completed a previously announced transaction to reinsure multi-line property and casualty business of QBE Insurance Group Limited. The closing followed receipt of regulatory approval
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Freddie Mac Announces the Issuance of a New Three-Year Reference Notes Security

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to issue a new three-year USD Reference Notes security, CUSIP number 3137EAEE5, due on Jan. 17, 2020. The issue will be priced on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, and will settle on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at benchmark size.
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Will Weak Q4 Results End Delta’s Late Surge?

by Estimize on Jan 11, 2017
Delta Air Lines (DAL) Industrials - Airlines | Reports January 12, Before Market OpensKey TakeawaysThe Estimize consensus is calling for earnings per share of 84 cents on $9.34 billion in revenue, roughly 3 cents higher than Wall Street on the bottom line and right in line on the topDelta expects key PRASM metrics to drop 2.5-3% for the December quarter which compares favorably to initial reports of a 3-5% decline guided in OctoberMoving forward, Delta must balance rising fuel costs and ticket prices in order retain market share from discount airlinesWhat are you expecting for DAL? Get your estimate in here!  Delta kicks off earnings season for the airlines with its scheduled fourth quarter report taking place Thursday morning. Major airlines bounced back in the second half of 2016 by offering deeper discounts and a broader recovery in the travel industry. With all indications pointing to strong travel during the
Related tickers: SPY, SAVE, LUV, AAL, UAL, DALcontinue reading ...

Broadcom Announces Pricing of Private Offering of Senior Notes

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
SAN JOSE, Calif. and SINGAPORE, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Broadcom Limited (Nasdaq:AVGO) (\"Broadcom\" or the \"Company\") announced today that two of its subsidiaries, Broadcom Corporation and Broadcom Cayman Finance Limited (together, the \"Co-Issuers\") have priced the previously announced offering of $2.75
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At 150 Million Strong, Instagram Brings Skippable Ads to Stories

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
On Tuesday, Instagram announced that its Stories feature will debut skippable advertisements, and brands will soon be able to place five-second photos or 15-second videos between user content.
Related tickers: FB, GM, NKE, COF, NFLXcontinue reading ...

Freddie Mac Leads Nation as Top Multifamily Lender for Second Year in a Row

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it saw a record- setting $56.8 billion in loan purchase and bond guarantee volume in 2016, up from $47.3 billion in 2015. The company also announced it issued an unprecedented $51.2 billion in multifamily securities, effectively transferring the majority of credit risk from taxpayers to private investors. This is the second consecutive year that Freddie Mac was the country's top multifamily lender.

BlueSky TV is the Best Thing to Happen to Your TV Since Colour, and It's Available from Shaw Today

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX: SJR.B)(TSX: SJR.PR.A)(TSX: SJR.PR.B)(NYSE: SJR)(TSX VENTURE: SJR.A) today unveiled Shaw BlueSky TV, a new best-in-class premium television product for Canadians available only from Shaw.

SOUTHERN MISSOURI BANCORP AND TAMMCORP ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT TO MERGE

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
Poplar Bluff, MO, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SOUTHERN MISSOURI BANCORP AND TAMMCORPANNOUNCE AGREEMENT TO MERGE Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMBC, “Southern Missouri”), the parent corporation
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4 Semiconductor Growth Stocks Still Looking Good for 2017

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Today, we will discuss about some semiconductor stocks, which have performed well last year and have the potential to grow further in 2017.

Ekso Bionics® to Showcase New Industrial Construction Solution for Heavy Tool Handling at World of Concrete

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
RICHMOND, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EKSO), a robotic exoskeleton company, today announced it will showcase its innovative EksoZeroG technology at the World of Concrete (WOC 2017) event January 17-20, 2017, in Las Vegas. The EksoZeroG, a lightweight assistive
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Juniper Networks Drives 5G Evolution with Korea's First NFV-Based Routing Solution for Major Service Provider LG U+

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, today announced that leading mobile and internet data services operator LG U+ has successfully rolled out Korea's first-ever carrier-grade virtual routing...

Springhouse Delivers Streamlined Appraisal Management Solutions to goodmortgage.com

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
Springhouse, a full-service appraisal management company, is providing end-to-end appraisal management services to First Guaranty Mortgage Corporation® dba as goodmortgage.com, helping to streamline its operations. goodmortgage.com is a leading...

Brookline Bancorp, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKL) announced today that it will report fourth quarter 2016 earnings at the close of business on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Management will host a conference call to review this information at 1:30 PM Eastern
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Analyst Reports for Facebook, Bank of America & ConocoPhillips

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Analyst Reports for Facebook, Bank of America & ConocoPhillips
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Orchid Island Capital Announces January 2017 Monthly Dividend and December 31, 2016 RMBS Portfolio Characteristics

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
January 2017 Monthly Dividend of $0.14 Per ShareEstimated Book Value Per Share at December 31, 2016 of $10.09Estimated (6.2)% total return on equity for the quarter ended December 31, 2016, or (25.0)% annualizedEstimated 1.1% total return for the year ended December 31, 2016RMBS Portfolio Characteristics
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Intellia Therapeutics Joins Genomics England’s Industry Consortium

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and LONDON, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intellia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NTLA) has joined the Genomics England Genomics Expert Network for Enterprises (GENE) Consortium, as the first, dedicated genome editing company to participate in the 100,000 Genomes Project.
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Trex Makes It Easy to Plan and Build Dream Decks

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
(IBS Booth #W3440) --Creating a dream outdoor living space has never been easier. Trex Company, the world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing, and leader in high-performance outdoor living products, has introduced a wealth...

Propanc Receives Allowance of Key Patent Application for Method of Treating Solid Tumors in the US

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
Propanc Health Group Corporation (OTCQB: PPCH) ("Propanc" or "the Company"), an emerging healthcare company focusing on development of new and proprietary treatments for cancer patients suffering from solid tumors such as pancreatic, ovarian and...

Integra Gold and Goldcorp Team with IBM, Microsoft, Accenture and Cisco for #DisruptMining

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
Press Release Highlights:Technology heavyweights get behind first annual #DisruptMining to showcase cutting edge technologies in an effort to explore potential applications in the mining sector as well as commit sponsorship funds to support...

Nasdaq December 2016 Volumes, 4Q16 Est. Revenue Capture

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today reported monthly volumes for December 2016, as well as quarterly volumes and estimated revenue capture for the quarter ending December 30, 2016, on its investor relations website.  A data sheet showing the monthly volumes
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DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. Announces Date of Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Release

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE:DFT), a leading owner, developer, operator and manager of enterprise-class, carrier-neutral, large multi-tenant wholesale data centers, today announced that the Company will release its fourth quarter 2016 operating results on Thursday, February
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eFuture Announces Completion of Merger

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
BEIJING, Jan. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- eFuture Holding Inc. (“eFuture” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:EFUT), a leading software and solution provider and a mobile business enabler to China\'s retail and consumer goods industries, today announced completion of the merger contemplated by the previously announced agreement and
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Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Reports December 2016 Assets Under Management

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:APAM) today reported that its assets under management (AUM) as of December 31, 2016 totaled $96.8 billion.  Separate accounts accounted for $47.5 billion of total firm AUM, while Artisan Funds and
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Mercury Systems Receives $6.9M in Orders for Airborne Sensor Processing Application

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
CHELMSFORD, Mass., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY), (www.mrcy.com), announced it recently received $6.9 million in orders relating to a sensor processing application for fighter aircraft. The orders were booked in the Company’s fiscal 2017
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Crown Castle Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
HOUSTON, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI) (\"Crown Castle\") announced today that it plans to release its fourth quarter 2016 results on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, after the market closes. In conjunction with the release, Crown Castle has
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Customers Bancorp, Inc. to Host 2016 Full Year and Fourth Quarter Earnings Call on January 26, 2017

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
WYOMISSING, Pa., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Customers Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:CUBI), the parent company of Customers Bank (collectively referred to as \"Customers\" or the “Company”), today announced that it will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET on Thursday, January 26,
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Rapid7 Announces Newly Expanded Sales Leadership Team

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
Eric Erston Joins Rapid7 as Senior Vice President of Americas SalesStephanie Furfaro Promoted to Senior Vice President of Customer Success and Sales StrategyInducement Awards Granted to New Chief Financial Officer Jeff Kalowski BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rapid7, Inc. (NASDAQ:RPD),
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Histogenics Announces Publication of MRI Data From NeoCart® Phase 1 and Phase 2 Clinical Trials in the American Journal of Sports Medicine

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
– Data demonstrate significant improvement in cartilage quality over first 24 months after treatment, with stabilization and maturation thereafter out to 60 months – – Improvements in cartilage quality were accompanied by consistent and statistically significant improvements in patient reported clinical outcomes as early as 3
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Nasdaq Announces End-of-Month Open Short Interest Positions in Nasdaq Stocks as of Settlement Date December 30, 2016

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At the end of the settlement date of December 30, 2016, short interest in 2,352  Nasdaq Global MarketSM securities totaled 7,148,012,301 shares compared with 7,263,328,158  shares in 2,356 Global Market issues reported for the prior
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Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Products

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
HARTSVILLE, S.C., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON) today announced it is implementing a $60 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) in the United States and Canada.  Sonoco previously announced a URB price
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Cray Appoints Stathis Papaefstathiou to Senior Vice President of Research and Development

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
SEATTLE, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (Nasdaq:CRAY) today announced the appointment of Stathis Papaefstathiou to the position of senior vice president of research and development. Papaefstathiou will be responsible for leading the software
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Match Group to Audiocast Q4 2016 Earnings Conference Call

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
DALLAS, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH) will audiocast a conference call to review its fourth quarter 2016 financial results and answer questions on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET).  After the close of
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Rapid7 to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results on February 9

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rapid7, Inc. (NASDAQ:RPD), a leading provider of IT and security analytics solutions, today announced that the company will release its fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results on Thursday, February 9, 2017 following the close of regular
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Lantronix Announces Preliminary Revenue for Second Quarter of Fiscal 2017 Ahead of Presentation at 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lantronix, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:LTRX), a global provider of secure data access and management solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) and information technology (IT) assets, today announced preliminary net revenue for its second fiscal quarter
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Applied Optoelectronics Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2016 Results

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
Expects Results to Exceed GuidanceSchedules Fourth Quarter Conference Call Feb. 23, 2017 SUGAR LAND, Texas, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI), a leading provider of fiber-optic network products for the internet datacenter, cable broadband, fiber-to-the-home and telecom
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Whole Foods Market Announces First Quarter Earnings Conference Call and Webcast

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ:WFM) today announced it will issue financial results for the Company’s first fiscal quarter ending January 15, 2017, after the market closes on Wednesday, February 8, 2017.  Following the release via the
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Rex Energy Announces Closing of Ohio Utica Warrior South Asset Sale

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rex Energy Corporation (Nasdaq:REXX) (“Rex Energy”) today announced that it has closed on the previously announced sale of its Ohio Utica Warrior South assets to Antero Resources Corporation (“Antero”). The sale of the Warrior
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Mantra Announces Participation in Canada-China CCUS Forum in Beijing and Shanghai

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
Mantra Energy Alternatives, a subsidiary of Mantra Venture Group Ltd. (OTCQB: MVTG), has been invited to present at the Canada-China CCUS Forum and Mission in Beijing and Shanghai from January 10th to 12th, 2017. The purpose of the mission is to...

5 Growth ETFs & Stocks Set for Explosive Gains in 2017

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
While the rally has been broad-based, growth stocks are easily leading the way to start the year.
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Fortuna reports 2016 production of 10.2 million silver equivalent ounces and issues guidance for 2017

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
Fortuna Silver Mines, Inc. (NYSE: FSM)(TSX: FVI) is pleased to announce 2016 production figures from its two underground operating silver mines, the San Jose Mine in Mexico and the Caylloma Mine in Peru. The company produced 7.4 million ounces of silver and 46.6 thousand ounces of gold or 10.2 million Ag Eq(i) ounces.

Apple (AAPL) is in Overbought Territory: What's Next?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Apple Inc. (AAPL) has moved higher as of late, but there could definitely be trouble on the horizon for this company.
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Moving Average Crossover Alert: Akebia (AKBA)

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (AKBA) is looking like an interesting pick from a technical perspective, as the company is seeing favorable trends on the moving average crossover front.
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Can the Rally in Glaukos (GKOS) Shares Continue?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Glaukos Corporation (GKOS) has been on the move lately as the stock has risen by 12.1% in the past four weeks, and it is currently trading well above its 20-Day SMA.
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Will Forward Pharma (FWP) Continue to Surge Higher?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
As of late, it has definitely been a great time to be an investor in Forward Pharma A/S (FWP).
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Bartosiak: Trading Wells Fargo (WFC) Earnings with Options

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Join Dave Bartosiak at 1:00pm Central Time on Tuesday, January 10th, to see his thoughts on Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) before they report earnings with real-time options insight.
Related tickers: BAC, C, WFC, JPMcontinue reading ...

Can The Uptrend Continue for Conatus (CNAT)?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Investors certainly have to be happy with Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CNAT) and its short term performance.
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6 ETF Trends Likely to Take Centre Stage in 2017

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Inside a few ETF trends likely to lead this year.
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8point3 (CAFD) Shares March Higher, Can It Continue?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
As of late, it has definitely been a great time to be an investor in 8point3 Energy Partners LP (CAFD).
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Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for January 11th

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for January 11th

Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for January 11th

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for January 11th

Stock Market News for January 11, 2017

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
The Nasdaq registered its fourth record close in a row on Tuesday, thanks to gains in healthcare stocks

Company News for January 11, 2017

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Companies in the News are: GM,ASNA,GOOGL,IONS

Large Cap Growth ETF (SPYG) Hits New 52-Week High

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
This large cap ETF hits new 52-week high. Are more gains in store for this ETF?
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Market Awaits Speeches Aplenty

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
President-elect Trump and NY Fed President Dudley will address finance reform today, and tomorrow we hear from 4 more Fed officials plus Fed Chair Yellen.
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Is Worthington Worth Considering For a Value Buy Right Now?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Is Worthington a great pick from the value investor's perspective right now? Read on to know more.
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Is Air Lease Corporation a Good Value Pick at the Moment?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Is Air Lease Corporation a great pick from the value investor's perspective right now? Read on to know more.
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Invitation to Northrop Grumman’s Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results Conference Call

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
ADVISORY, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) plans to release its 4th quarter 2016 financial results on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. You are invited to participate in a conference call following this release. The information is: Date:     Thursday, Jan.
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Celyad Announces Registration of the First Pancreatic Cancer Patient in its CAR-T NKR-2THINK Trial in Belgium

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Celyad (Euronext Brussels and Paris: CYAD) (NASDAQ:CYAD), a leader in the discovery and development of engineered cell-based therapies, today announced the activation of a second clinical site in Belgium for the THINK trial, with the
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Should Value Investors Consider WPP plc Stock?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Value Investors might consider WPP plc (WPPGY) as a great pick on the back of its key value statistics.
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Is Atlas Air a Great Stock for Value Investors?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Value Investors might consider Atlas Air (AAWW) as a great pick on the back of its key value statistics.
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Aegion (AEGN) Provides Performance Updates for Q4 & 2017

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Aegion (AEGN) has provided an update for its fourth-quarter performance.
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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for January 11th

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for January 11th
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Is Reliance Steel & Aluminum a Great Stock for Value Investors?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Let's put Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS) stock into this equation and find out if it is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now.
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Should Value Investors Consider Western Union a Great Stock?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Let's put The Western Union Company (WU) stock into this equation and find out if it is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now.

Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for January 11th

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for January 11th

Honda (HMC) Expands Takata Air Bag Recall by 772K Units

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Tokyo-based Honda Motor Co. (HMC) is recalling 772,000 additional vehicles in the U.S. for defective airbags.

Can Stantec Be a Top Choice for Value Investors?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Value investing is easily one of the most popular ways to find great stocks in any market environment.

Leverage the Price Momentum of These 4 Stocks

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
This screen will help you to get into momentum stocks that are storming ahead. Highlighted stocks include: MTZ, DNOW and MRC.

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Williams, SM Energy, Marathon Petroleum, Encana and Schlumberger

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Williams, SM Energy, Marathon Petroleum, Encana and Schlumberger

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Insulet, Western Refining, PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust and Extended Stay America

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Insulet, Western Refining, PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust and Extended Stay America

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: JPMorgan, Texas Instruments, Starbucks, ConAgra and NVIDIA

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: JPMorgan, Texas Instruments, Starbucks, ConAgra and NVIDIA

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: MiX Telematics, Children's Place, Argan, Altra Industrial Motion and Belmond

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: MiX Telematics, Children's Place, Argan, Altra Industrial Motion and Belmond

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hawaiian Holdings, Delta Air Lines, Allegiant Travel, JetBlue Airways and Alaska Air Group

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hawaiian Holdings, Delta Air Lines, Allegiant Travel, JetBlue Airways and Alaska Air Group

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: BJ's Restaurants, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Panera Bread, Chipotle Mexican Grill and McDonald's

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: BJ's Restaurants, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Panera Bread, Chipotle Mexican Grill and McDonald's

Zacks.com featured highlights: Teladoc, United States Steel, Foresight Energy, Apache and ServisFirst Bancshares

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Zacks.com featured highlights: Teladoc, United States Steel, Foresight Energy, Apache and ServisFirst Bancshares

Zacks.com featured highlights: ArcBest, Prudential Financial, Summit Hotel Properties, TTM Technologies and Popular

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Zacks.com featured highlights: ArcBest, Prudential Financial, Summit Hotel Properties, TTM Technologies and Popular

Zacks.com featured highlights: Braskem S.A., International Consolidated Airlines Group, Calavo Growers and HOYA

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Zacks.com featured highlights: Braskem S.A., International Consolidated Airlines Group, Calavo Growers and HOYA

Zacks.com featured highlights: Tesla Motors, Icahn Enterprises, Exa, 8x8 and Ocwen Financial

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Zacks.com featured highlights: Tesla Motors, Icahn Enterprises, Exa, 8x8 and Ocwen Financial

Zacks Market Edge Highlights: Disney, Netflix, Amazon, Lionsgate and Comcast

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Zacks Market Edge Highlights: Disney, Netflix, Amazon, Lionsgate and Comcast

Expedia, Rexnord, NVIDIA, Daimler AG and Tesla Motors highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Expedia, Rexnord, NVIDIA, Daimler AG and Tesla Motors highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

Bed Bath & Beyond Unveils New Store Concept in Sunset Park

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
With an aim to offer unique shopping experience, Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) unveils a unique store venue, "BEYOND at Liberty View", in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY.

Should Value Investors Consider Aegean Marine Stock?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Value investing is easily one of the most popular ways to find great stocks in any market environment.

M&T Bank Acquires Mortgage Banking Firm, Adds $2.7B Loans

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
M&T Bank Corporation (MTB) recently acquired certain assets of a Philadelphia-based commercial mortgage banking firm through its subsidiary, M&T Realty Capital Corporation.

Apple Working on AR Glasses, Brings Carl Zeiss on Board

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Per tech blogger, Robert Scoble, who cited a Carl Zeiss employee, Apple Inc. (AAPL) is working on augmented reality (AR) headsets and has partnered with the renowned lens maker.

Liberty Interactive (QVCA) Raised to Buy on Solid Prospects

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
The rollout and success in online sales, international operations and foray into new markets, and the buyout of zulily were behind the Liberty Interactive's (QVCA) rank upgradtion.

Cincinnati Bell Asks FCC to Ignore LAS Withdrawal Opposition

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Cincinnati Bell Inc. (CBB) is planning to discontinue offering Local Area Service in the within the Kentucky portion of the telco's operating area.

Alphabet to Shed Terra Bella Imaging Satellite Business

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) is reportedly selling its Terra Bella Imaging satellite business to Planet Labs, one of Terra Bella's fiercest competitors.

Good Things Come in Small Businesses

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Good Things Come in Small Businesses

Monsanto (MON) Upgraded to Buy on Solid Growth Drivers

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
On Jan 10, 2017, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Monsanto Company (MON) to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) from a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).

Luminex Projects Strong Q4 Revenues, Issues 2017 Guidance

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Luminex Corporation (LMNX) announced that it expects revenues in the fourth quarter of 2016 to be approximately $72 million and approximately $271 million for full-year 2016.

Will NXP Semiconductors Turn the Tide in its Favor in 2017?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Once an investors' favorite in the semiconductor space, things have not been in favor of NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) for a while now.

Biotech Stock Roundup: ARIAD to be Acquired for $5.2B, Vertex Outlook Falls Short

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Several licensing deals and agreements were announced this week including the $5.2 billion ARIAD (ARIA) acquisition.

Red Robin Reports Preliminary Q4 Results, Upbeat on 2017

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. (RRGB) recently announced preliminary results for fourth-quarter fiscal 2016, ended Dec 25, 2016

Apogee (APOG) Declares 12% Dividend Hike for Shareholders

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Apogee (APOG) has hiked its quarterly dividend by 12%.

Why You Should Buy CME Group (CME) Stock Right Now

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Shares of CME Group Inc. (CME) jumped 33.8% in a year's time and we see potential upside for the stock in the near term, given the company's strength in several areas.

DexCom Looking Forward to Strong Revenues in Q4 and 2016

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
DexCom, Inc. (DXCM), a renowned medical device company, reported that it expects preliminary, unaudited revenue of approximately $168 million for the fourth quarter ended Dec 31, 2016.

Preferred Bank Announces 2016 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings Release and Conference Call

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC), an independent commercial bank focusing on the diversified California market, today announced plans to release its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016 after
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Werner Enterprises Professional Driver Named ATA Road Team Captain

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is pleased to announce professional driver Micheal Sheeds has been named to the 2017-2018 American Trucking Associations (ATA) America’s Road Team. Selected from 33 finalists who competed this
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Options Traders Expect Huge Moves in Hecla Mining Company (HL) Stock

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Options traders are pricing in a big move for Hecla Mining Company (HL) shares as it has huge implied volatility

Why Bellatrix Exploration (BXE) Could Be a Potential Winner

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (BXE) stock has actually seen estimates rise over the past month for the current fiscal year by about 23.5%.

4 ETFs to Tap the Bullishness in Industrial Metal ETFs

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Improving conditions in China and Trump's euphoria will act as the biggest catalysts to the metals.

Market Has Not Yet Noticed Potential in MRC Global (MRC); Have You?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
MRC Global (MRC) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is a great company from a Zacks Rank perspective.

Will South Dakota Sales Tax Hit Amazon (AMZN) Revenues?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
With budget deficits staring down most state governments, there is an ongoing drive to collect sales taxes that have been successfully avoided for nearly two decades.

Why You Should Offload Markel (MKL) Stock from Portfolio

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Shares of Markel (MKL) underperformed the Zacks categorized Property and Casualty Insurance industry in the last three months.

Is a Beat in Store for PNC Financial (PNC) in Q4 Earnings?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
We expect The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC) to beat earnings expectations when it report fourth-quarter 2016 results, before the opening bell on Jan 13.

SM Energy Announces Plans to Divest Williston Basin Assets

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
SM Energy Company (SM) recently announced its intention to divest its Divide County area assets in the Williston Basin.

Amazon Enhances Kids' Archive with Xilam Animation Deal

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) recently announced a multi-year deal with Xilam Animation. The terms of the deal were kept confidential.

Is Approach Resources (AREX) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Approach Resources (AREX) in the Oil & Gas - US Exploration & Production space is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is a great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective.

Implied Volatility Surging for Pacific Coast Oil Trust (ROYT) Stock Options

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Options traders are pricing in a big move for Pacific Coast Oil Trust (ROYT) shares as it has huge implied volatility.

Ascena Stock Plunges on Soft Holiday Sales & Lowered View

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Ascena Retail Group Inc.'s (ASNA) stock plunged nearly 10% after the company posted dismal sales data for the holiday season extending from Nov 19, 2016 through Jan 2, 2017.

Why Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP) Could Shock the Market Soon

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP) sees solid estimate revisions, but seems to be overlooked by the investors.

Why BHP Billiton (BHP) Could Shock the Market Soon

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) stock has actually seen estimates rise over the past month

Apple's iPhone 8 Rumored to Feature New Characteristics

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Apple (AAPL) will use forged stainless steel chassis from Jabil to build the new iPhone instead from its main supplier Foxconn.

Weakness Seen in Herman Miller (MLHR) Estimates: Should You Stay Away?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Herman Miller (MLHR) should not be considered as it holds an unfavorable Zacks Rank and it has seen negative earnings estimate revisions.

Petrobras' Subsidiary Prices Global Notes Worth $4 Billion

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Petrobras Global Finance B.V., a fully owned affiliate of Brazil's state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. or Petrobras (PBR), recently declared the pricing of unsecured global notes denominated in U.S. dollars. The offering is expected to close on Jan 17, 2017.

Is the Options Market Predicting a Spike in Merrimack (MACK) Stock?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Options traders are pricing in a big move for Merrimack (MACK) shares as it has huge implied volatility.

Nabors' (NBR) Subsidiary Prices Senior Notes Worth $500M

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Nabors Industries Inc. (NII), a fully owned affiliate of land drilling contractor Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR), recently declared the pricing of senior unsecured notes of $500 million. The notes will be offered to selected institutional investors.

ABB Ltd. to Build India's Longest Power Transmission Link

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
ABB Ltd. (ABB), in collaboration with India's national electricity grid operator, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), will deliver a transmission link, big enough to meet electricity needs of over 80 million people in India.

Alexion (ALXN) Files for Label Expansion of Soliris in U.S., EU

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Alexion (ALXN) has filed regulatory applications in both the U.S. and EU for Soliris for the treatment of patients with refractory generalized myasthenia gravis.

Coupa Completes Acquisition of Spend360 International

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Coupa Software Inc. (COUP) recently completed the acquisition of U.K based Spend360 International for an undisclosed amount.

Energy Fuels (UUUU) Shows Strength: Stock Soars 14.1%

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Energy Fuels Inc. (UUUU) moved big last session, as its shares jumped a little over 14% on the day.

Implied Volatility Surging for GameStop (GME) Stock Options

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
GameStop (GME) warrants investors' attention based on moves in the options market lately.

Approach Resources (AREX): An Off-the-Radar Potential Winner

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Approach Resources (AREX) stock has actually seen estimates rise over the past month

Anthem Extends Alliance with Inovalon, Boosts Customer Value

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Leading U.S.-based Health Maintenance Organization (HMO), Anthem Inc. (ANTM), recently declared a multi-year extension of its partnership with Inovalon Holdings, Inc. (INOV).

Conagra's (CAG) Growth Initiatives Look Good: Time to Buy?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
On Jan 10, 2017, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG) to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) from a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell).

Why Envestnet (ENV) Could Be an Impressive Growth Stock

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Envestnet (ENV) can be an exciting pick in the market as the firm saw robust EPS growth last year, and is looking great for this year too.

SunTrust's (STI) Ratings Affirmed by Moody's; Outlook Stable

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Moody's Investor Service, the rating services arm of Moody's Corporation (MCO), affirmed the ratings of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI), and its subsidiary SunTrust Bank.

Simpson Manufacturing's Subsidiary Acquires CG Visions

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc.'s (SSD) subsidiary Simpson Strong-Tie has acquired CG Visions, Inc.

Is an Earnings Beat Likely for BlackRock (BLK) Stock in Q4?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
We expect BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) to beat earnings expectations when it reports its fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results on Friday, Jan 13, before the opening bell.

Alaska Air (ALK) Gains as December Traffic, Capacity Rise

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Alaska Air Group, Inc.(ALK) witnessed a 5.18% increase in its share price at close of business on Jan 10

K2M Group Holdings (KTWO) in Focus: Stock Up 6.3%

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (KTWO) saw its shares rise above 6% in the last trading session.

Duke Energy Unit Buys 55 MW Solar Projects from SunPower

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) announced that its unit, Duke Energy Renewables has acquired three solar power projects totaling 55 megawatts (MW) from SunPower Corporation (SPWR).

Synopsys Enhances Coverity Portfolio with Forcheck Buyout

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Synopsys Inc. (SNPS) declared that it has acquired certain assets of Forcheck b.v., a privately held software company in the Netherlands.

Ford (F) Affirms Guidance, Announces Supplemental Dividend

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Ford (F) reaffirmed its 2016 pre-tax profit guidance at around $10.2 billion and announced a supplemental cash dividend of 5 cents per share.

What Makes Covenant Transportation (CVTI) a Strong Sell?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Covenant Transportation (CVTI) has witnessed a significant price decline in the past four weeks, and it has lately seen negative earnings estimate revisions as well.

Southwest Airlines (LUV) December Traffic Grows; Stock Up

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) gained 2.07% by close of business on Jan 10 after the company announced impressive traffic numbers for Dec 2016.

Is MarketAxess (MKTX) a Great Growth Stock?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
MarketAxess (MKTX) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is a great company from a Zacks Growth perspective.

FTI Consulting Appoints Begramian to Enhance Human Capital

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
FTI Consulting, Inc. (FCN) recently announced the appointment of Romain Begramian as Senior Managing Director, for its Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment in Paris.

Lions Gate Eyes eSports Potential; Invests in The Immortals

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
With the increasing popularity of eSports, Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation (LGF.A) has invested in the eSports franchise The Immortals.

Prudential Financial Unit Rolls Out International Bond Fund

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Prudential Investments, an affiliate of Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU), recently introduced Prudential International Bond Fund to extend its multi-sector fixed income fund lineup.

Are Options Traders Betting on a Big Move in Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) Stock?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Investors in Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately.

Stage Stores (SSI) in Focus: Stock Jumps 5.4% in Session

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Stage Stores, Inc. (SSI) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise over 5% on the day.

Omnicom (OMC) Strengthens Foothold in China with Key Hire

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Porter Novelli, a business unit of Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC), recently announced the appointment of Albert Chan as managing director.

FLIR Systems Introduces OGI Camera for Oil & Gas Sector

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Premium thermal image maker, FLIR Systems, Inc. (FLIR), recently introduced an optical gas imaging (OGI) camera, FLIR GFx320, for the oil and gas industry.

Brown-Forman's Growth Efforts on Track Amid Currency Woes

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B) is renowned for its solid brand portfolio, expansion endeavors and shareholder-friendly moves.

Why Has L Brands Suddenly Fallen Off the Investors Radar?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
L Brands has exhibited a bearish run in the past one year plunging roughly 35.5% compared with the Zacks categorized Retail-Apparel/Shoe industry that declined 12.5%.

Hyatt Hotels (H): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Hyatt Hotels (H) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective.

Will BofA (BAC) Stock Continue to Rally Post Q4 Earnings?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Of late, BofA's (BAC) quarterly earnings estimates have been relatively stable. So, what to expect from the company in the upcoming earnings release?

Why Leucadia National (LUK) Could Be an Impressive Growth Stock

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Leucadia National (LUK) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is a great company from a Zacks Growth perspective.

Lear Corporation (LEA) Climbs: Stock Adds 5% in Session

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Lear Corporation (LEA) shares rose 5% in the last trading session.

Wingstop (WING) Perks Up Digital Ordering with Amazon Alexa

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Wingstop, Inc. (WING) is further expanding its digital ordering capabilities with the launch of voice-activated ordering through Amazon Alexa.

Are Retail Stocks Down for the Count?

by Estimize on Jan 11, 2017
After a strong second half of 2016, the bear case for retailers unfortunately returned. Last week a slew of department stores reported preliminary holiday sales results well below prior forecasts, moving retail stocks considerably lower Thursday and Friday. The skid highlights ongoing industry wide challenges retailers face as more sales move online and squeeze profitability. Online margins tend to pale in comparison to in-store ones as more stores begin offering free shipping with no purchase minimum. Making matters worse, a near certain earnings season blunder in the coming weeks leaves retail stocks vulnerable to a second sell off. Kohl’s (KSS) made the biggest splash in the parade of same store sales (SSS) reports last week. Shares of the department store slid over 20% on a 2.1% decline in SSS for the final months of 2016. As a result, management cut full year earnings targets to a range of $2.92 -
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Novo Nordisk (NVO) Fiasp Gets EU Nod for Diabetes in Adults

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Novo Nordisk (NVO) announced that its fast-acting insulin aspart, Fiasp, has been approved in the EU for the treatment of diabetes in adults.

Westell to Host Fiscal Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Call on February 9, 2017

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
AURORA, Ill., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSTL), a leading provider of high-performance wireless infrastructure solutions, announced today that it will host its fiscal third quarter 2017 earnings conference call on Thursday, February 9, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. Central Time
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Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (ZYNE) Jumps: Stock Rises 9.5%

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ZYNE) moved big last session, as its shares jumped over 9% on the day.

Wells Fargo (WFC) Q4 Earnings: Disappointment in Store?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) is scheduled to report fourth-quarter 2016 results on Jan 13.

Amgen: Phase III Data on Hyperparathyroidism Drug Published

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Amgen Inc. (AMGN) announced that data from three phase III studies on its pipeline candidate, Parsabiv (etelcalcetide), were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

AES Corp's Unit to Develop Hybrid Solar & Energy System

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
The AES Corporation (AES) announced that its unit, AES Distributed Energy,will develop an innovative plant that will not only provide solar energy, but will also offer a battery-based energy storage system.

Boeing Wins Order for Next-Gen 737-800 Jets from Jeju Air

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
The Boeing Company (BA) has received an order for three Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes from South Korea-based Jeju Air

Steven Madden Stock Gains on Upbeat Q4 Earnings Outlook

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Shares of footwear retailer, Steven Madden Limited (SHOO) rallied 4.8% on Jan 10, 2016, after management stated that the company will meet the higher end of the previously provided earnings guidance in the fourth-quarter 2016.

Merck: Keytruda+Chemo Gets Priority Review for Lung Cancer

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Merck & Co., Inc.'s (MRK) supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for its anti-PD-1 therapy, Keytruda, has been accepted under priority review by the FDA.

Teladoc (TDOC) Guidance Reflects Solid Business in '16, '17

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Teladoc's (TDOC), upbeat guidance for 2016 and 2017 points to strong business growth and superior performance.

Verizon (VZ) to Implement Virtualized RAN Network in 2017

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Per a report by FierceWireless, U.S. telecom behemoth Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) will implement virtualized RAN (vRAN) technologies in 2017.

Archer Daniels Buys Crosswind Industries, Boosts Growth

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Archer Daniels (ADM) inked a deal to buy Crosswind Industries.

DICK'S Sporting (DKS) Gains Momentum: Did You Stock Up?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Sporting goods retailer, DICK'S Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS) is currently enjoying a favorable place in the investors' book.

Are Retail Stocks Down for the Count?

by Estimize on Jan 11, 2017
After a strong second half of 2016, the bear case for retailers unfortunately returned. Last week a slew of department stores reported preliminary holiday sales results well below prior forecasts, moving retail stocks considerably lower Thursday and Friday. The skid highlights ongoing industry wide challenges retailers face as more sales move online and squeeze profitability. Online margins tend to pale in comparison to in-store ones as more stores begin offering free shipping with no purchase minimum. Making matters worse, a near certain earnings season blunder in the coming weeks leaves retail stocks vulnerable to a second sell off. Kohl’s (KSS) made the biggest splash in the parade of same store sales (SSS) reports last week. Shares of the department store slid over 20% on a 2.1% decline in SSS for the final months of 2016. As a result, management cut full year earnings targets to a range of $2.92 -
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5 Breakout Stocks for Marvelous Returns

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
This strategy involves zeroing in on stocks trading within a tight range and buying them when they step out of this band.

DineEquity (DIN) Reveals Large-Scale Global Expansion Plans

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
DineEquity, Inc. (DIN) announced four new multi-unit development agreements in the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Latin America.

LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO) Refinances Debt of $1.05B

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO) has made the announcement of refinancing $1.05 billion of debt.

UPDATE -- Numerex Reports Senior Leadership Changes

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
ATLANTA, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Numerex Corp (NASDAQ:NMRX), a leading provider of managed enterprise solutions enabling the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that its Board of Directors has terminated the employment of Marc Zionts as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Mr.
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Cutera (CUTR) Worth Watching: Stock Adds 6.1% in Session

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Cutera, Inc. (CUTR) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise over 6% on the day.

Adobe Raises Revenue Guidance After TubeMogul Acquisition

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) closed its acquisition of TubeMogul on Dec 19 and hosted a conference call on Jan 9 to provide updates on financial targets following the same.

Why You Should Keep Distance from Under Armour Now

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Under Armour (UAA) has been appearing bearish for quite some time now.

Tap These 5 Stocks with Explosive Relative Price Strength

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
We ran a screen to select the top 5 stocks with solid relative price strength you want to have.

Ventas Discloses '16 Expectations & Provides '17 Guidance

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Ventas, Inc. (VTR) disclosed its 2016 expectations and provided preliminary guidance for 2017.

Integra LifeSciences at 52-Week High on Deals, View Update

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Shares of Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (IART), a global leader in medical technology, scaled a new 52-week high of $45.50 on Jan 10, closing a tad lower at $44.90.

Will the New Product Lineup Help Kellogg (K) Revive Sales?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Kellogg Company (K) will be launching more than 50 new cereals, snacks and frozen food products this month.

GE Completes ServiceMax Buyout, Boosts Industrial Internet

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
General Electric Company (GE), recently completed the acquisition of ServiceMax, a premier cloud-based field service management solutions provider, for $915 million.

Will Allegion's New Schlage Products Drive Performance?

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Allegion Plc's (ALLE) Schlage brand recently launched various products under its Multi-Family product listing as well as a Contractor Rewards program linked with the Single-Family offerings.

Avis Car Rental Customers Can Take a Ride in Florida and Earn Double Points With New Promotion for Loyalty Program Members

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis Car Rental today announced a limited-time promotion for members of Avis Preferred, the Company’s express rental/loyalty program. Through January 31, 2017, Avis Preferred members who rent in Florida will earn double Avis Preferred Points
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KB Home Unveils Hidden Canyons, Boosts Community Count

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
KB Home (KBH) opened its first home community in Texas Research Park (TRP) at Far West San Antonio.

United Continental Gains on Improved Q4 Unit Revenue View

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
United Continental (UAL) unfurled an improved guidance with respect to passenger unit revenue for the fourth-quarter.

Planet Payment® To Present at 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
LONG BEACH, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Planet Payment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLPM), a provider of international payment and transaction processing and multi-currency processing services, today announced that it will be presenting at the 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference on January 12, 2017, at
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Haverty Furniture Gains Momentum, Q4 Sales Improve Y/Y

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Shares of Haverty Furniture Companies Inc. (HVT) gained 19.6% over the past one year.

Argan, Inc. (AGX) Upped to Strong Buy on Solid Prospects

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Zacks Investment Research upgraded Argan, Inc. (AGX) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) on Jan 10, 2017.

Align Poised On Global Expansion & Invisalign Teen Growth

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
On Jan 10, 2017, we issued an updated research report on California-based Align Technology Inc. (ALGN).

EMC Insurance Group Inc. Announces 2016 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings Call and Access Information

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EMC Insurance Group Inc. (NASDAQ:EMCI) (the “Company”), today announced that 2016 fourth quarter and year-end earnings results will be released before the market opens on Friday, February 10, 2017. An earnings call will be held at
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Teleflex Launches LMA Gastro Airway, FDA Okays Arrow VPS

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Teleflex Inc. (TFX) recently announced the launch of LMA Gastro Airway with Cuff Pilot Technology and the receipt of 510(k) approval from the U.S. FDA for its Arrow VPS Rhythm device.

Wal-Mart (WMT) Announces Job Cuts to Bring Down Expenses

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) reported that it will eliminate about 1000 jobs this month, mostly in the human resources department, as the company is struggling with rising expenses.

Cedar Fair Announces 2016 Fourth-Quarter and Year-End Earnings Conference Call

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
Sandusky, OH, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment, will hold its quarterly conference
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Agrium (AGU) Completes Urea Plant Construction at Borger

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Agrium Inc. (AGU) concluded the construction of a urea plant at its Borger, TX nitrogen facility.

Ascent Solar to Broaden Shareholder Communications

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (OTCBQ: ASTI), a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, lightweight, and flexible thin-film photovoltaic (PV) solutions, announces that the Company, in response to an increase in shareholder inquiries, is launching a new communications effort intent on broadening the visibility of recent developments and its products, to better communicate available growth and revenue opportunities, and to promote greater transparency.

MSG Networks Celebrates 50 Years of NHL Coverage by Beloved Play-By Announcer and Foster Hewitt Memorial Award Recipient Jiggs McDonald

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MSG Networks (NYSE:MSGN) announced that legendary NHL play-by-play voice Jiggs McDonald will return to the broadcast booth tonight to celebrate his 50th year calling NHL action.  McDonald, a Foster Hewitt Memorial Award recipient from the

PCTEL, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCTI) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
ADVISORY, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: PCTEL, Inc. (Nasdaq:PCTI), a leader in Performance Critical Telecom solutions, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, David Neumann, the company’s CEO, and Marty Singer, the

Reven Housing REIT, Inc. (Nasdaq: RVEN) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
ADVISORY, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What:Reven Housing REIT, Inc., (Nasdaq:RVEN),  a leader in the acquisition and ownership of portfolios of occupied single family rental properties in the United States, will

CSX Customers Announce $9.5 Billion in 2016 Investments

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CSX (Nasdaq:CSX) worked with its customers in 2016 to announce 114 new or expanded facilities to be located on the company’s rail network or connecting short lines. These new projects represent $9.5 billion

XTNT Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Revenue & Adjusted EBITDA

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
Record Fourth Quarter 2016 Revenue is estimated to be at least $24.5 million which represents 10.0% year on year growthFull Year 2016 Revenue is estimated to be at least $90.0 million which represents 4.1% year on year growthFourth Quarter 2016 Adjusted EBITDA* is estimated to

CallidusCloud Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results Conference Call

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
DUBLIN, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD), a global leader in cloud-based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions, today announced that it will report financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2016 on Tuesday, February

Numerex Reports Senior Leadership Changes

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
ATLANTA, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Numerex Corp (NASDAQ:NMRX), a leading provider of managed enterprise solutions enabling the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that its Board of Directors has terminated the employment of Marc Zionts as Chief Executive Officer

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces the Date for the 2016 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results, Conference Call and Webcast

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
ATHENS, Greece, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2016 are scheduled to

Intuitive Surgical Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG), the industry leader in robotic-assisted surgery, today announced certain unaudited preliminary fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results ahead of its participation at the 35th Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Date for the 2016 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results, Conference Call and Webcast

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
ATHENS, Greece, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ:DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2016 are scheduled to be released

Xively by LogMeIn Wins Global IoT Platform of the Year at the 2016 IoT Breakthrough Awards

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LogMeIn, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOGM) announced today that the Xively Connected Product Management platform has been named the 2016 Global IoT Platform of the Year by the IoT Breakthrough Awards.  The IoT Breakthrough Awards honors excellence

Simply Pure® Coffee Creamer Launches New Sweet & Creamy Flavor and Quart Sizes

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- International Delight Simply Pure®, a clean label coffee creamer made with only five simple ingredients, announced the launch of a new flavor ­– Sweet & Creamy – as an extension of its successful coffee creamer

Spectranetics Names Scott Hutton as General Manager, Vascular Intervention

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Spectranetics Corporation (NASDAQ:SPNC), (“the Company”) today announced that Scott Hutton has been named General Manager, Vascular Intervention, effective January 23rd, 2017. In this role, Mr. Hutton will report directly to Scott Drake, President

Cumulus Announces Extended Expiration Date and Early Tender Date for its Previously Announced Private Exchange Offer for 7.75% Senior Notes due 2019

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
ATLANTA, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cumulus Media Inc. (NASDAQ:CMLS) (the “Company”) today announced it has extended the expiration date (the “Expiration Date”) and early tender date (“Early Tender Date”) for its previously announced private exchange offer (the “Exchange Offer”) for any

KLX Inc. Announces New Business Awards Valued at Approximately $300 Million

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
WELLINGTON, Fla., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KLX Inc. (“KLX”) (NASDAQ:KLXI), the world’s leading distributor and value added service provider of aerospace fasteners and consumables, and a provider of services and products for the oil and gas industry, announces major new business

Now hiring: Navient subsidiary Gila seeking candidates for 35 jobs in Muncie

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
MUNCIE, Ind., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Local employer Navient will hire 35 customer service representatives in Muncie by the end of February. The hires will support a new business line for the company’s subsidiary, Gila. Job seekers should apply online at jobs.navient.com for

Affimed Provides Update on NK-Cell Immuno-Oncology Platform

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
Affimed N.V. (Nasdaq:AFMD), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing highly targeted cancer immunotherapies, today provided an update on its NK-cell engager platform. “In 2016, we have significantly expanded our activities to optimize the elimination of malignant cells through NK-cell

Watsco Increases Stake in Carrier Enterprise Joint Venture (Revised)

by Zacks on Jan 11, 2017
Watsco, Inc. (WSO) has raised its stake by 10% in a joint venture with Carrier Corporation for about $43 million.

Insight Earned Spot on Best Place to Work List and Great Place to Work® Certification

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Insight, a leading provider of Intelligent Technology Solutions™ to organizations of all sizes, was awarded the tenth spot on Phoenix Business Journal’s Best Places to Work list in the extra-large company category. This is the

Sharps Compliance Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Conference Call and Webcast

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
HOUSTON, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sharps Compliance Corp. (Nasdaq:SMED) announced today that it will release its second quarter results for the period ended December 31, 2016, before the opening of the financial markets on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.  A conference call

Gulf Resources announces the completion of its first brine water and natural gas well field construction in Sichuan Province

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
SHOUGUANG, China, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gulf Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq:GURE) (\"Gulf Resources\" or the \"Company\"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announces the completion of its first brine water and natural gas well

ePlus to Present at 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
HERNDON, Va., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) today announced that it will present at the 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference on January 12, 2017, at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel.  The presentation will begin at 3:30 P.M. Eastern

Hemispherx Biopharma Announces Extension of Rintatolimod European Early Access Program (EAP) to Pancreatic Cancer Patients

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hemispherx Biopharma (NYSE MKT:HEB) (\"Hemispherx\" or the \"Company\") announced today that the rintatolimod European early access program (EAP) designed to enable access of the compound to ME/CFS patients has been extended to pancreatic cancer patients beginning

Broadcom Announces Private Offering of Senior Notes

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
SAN JOSE, Calif. and SINGAPORE, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Broadcom Limited (Nasdaq:AVGO) (“Broadcom” or the “Company”) announced today that two of its subsidiaries, Broadcom Corporation and Broadcom Cayman Finance Limited (together, the \"Co-Issuers\") intend to offer senior notes, subject to market

Federal-Mogul Powertrain Supplies Engine Technologies for All 10 of Wards 10 Best Engines for 2017

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FDML) is supplying engine technologies for all 10 of Wards 10 Best Engines for 2017 model year vehicles. Since the inception of Wards 10 Best Engines competition

Infinera Sets February 9, 2017 for its Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Infinera Corporation today announced that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 and for the full fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, after the close of market on NASDAQ

American Airlines Group Reports December Traffic

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) today reported December and full year 2016 traffic results. American Airlines Group’s total revenue passenger miles (RPMs) were 18.2 billion, down 0.8 percent versus December 2015. Total capacity

RedHill Biopharma Announces QIDP Fast-Track Designation Granted by FDA to RHB-104 for Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Infections

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
RHB-104 has been granted Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) designation by the U.S. FDA for the treatment of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Infection   Under FDA\'s Generating Antibiotic Incentives Now (GAIN) Act, QIDP designation allows for Fast-Track status and Priority Review, potentially leading to a shorter NDA review time

Kornit Digital Signs Agreement with Amazon

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
ROSH-HA`AYIN, Israel, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kornit Digital (NASDAQ:KRNT), a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, announced today that following previous purchases by Amazon, it has been selected to deliver a large number of on-demand textile production systems to

Ocwen Helps 75,000 Homeowners Avoid Foreclosure In 2016

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocwen Financial Corporation, (NYSE:OCN) (“Ocwen” or the “Company”), a leading financial services holding company, announced today that the Company helped approximately 75,000 homeowners avoid foreclosure through responsible loan modification programs in 2016. These

TG Therapeutics Announces Completion of Enrollment and B-cell Depletion Data from Part 1 of Ongoing Phase 2 Multiple Sclerosis Study

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
Early data demonstrates rapid and profound B-cell reductions in MS patients treated with TG-1101 with median B-cell reduction of 99% TG-1101 was well tolerated with no grade 3/4 adverse events reported, including at the target Phase 3 dose given in a 1-hour

Kratos Supports High Energy Laser Demonstrator Integration [Photo Release]

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that Digital Fusion Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Kratos\' Defense & Rocket Support Services (DRSS) Division, is increasing its support

WABCO Recognized by Investment Community for Fifth Year in a Row; Esculier Voted ‘Best CEO’ in Institutional Investor Magazine’s 2017 All-America Executive Team Mid-Cap Survey

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) (www.wabco-auto.com), a leading global supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, today announced that WABCO has been ranked in the “Top 3” in

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Provides Holiday Sales and Fiscal 2016 Update

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
YORK, Pa., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) today announced that its comparable store sales for the nine-week holiday period ended December 31, 2016 decreased 3.1%, in line with guidance provided on November 17, 2016.  Total sales for the nine

Block Advisors Year-Round Tax Prep Service Celebrates One Year

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block (NYSE:HRB), the company that invented the tax preparation category, enters its second tax season with Block Advisors. With 61 offices added in the last year, a total of 347 Block Advisors offices partner with

Mesoblast to Present at 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
MELBOURNE, Australia and NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mesoblast (Nasdaq:MESO) (ASX:MSB) will host a live audio webcast at the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. Mesoblast’s management will present on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. PST/2.30 a.m. Friday, January 13,

Cummins Kicks Off Its 2017 "Nominate A Hero" Campaign to Recognize Everyday Community Heroes

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
Cummins, a global leader in back-up power solutions and engine technology trusted by critical facilities and first responders -- hospitals, fire stations and police departments -- announces its 2017 Cummins "Nominate A Hero" campaign, giving local community heroes a chance to shine and be recognized.

TowerJazz Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results Conference Call

by Globe Newswire on Jan 11, 2017
TowerJazz (NASDAQ/ TASE: TSEM), the global specialty foundry leader, will issue its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2016 earnings release on Monday, February 13, 2017. The Company will hold a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2016 financial results and first

U.S. FDA Accepts Biologics License Application (BLA) for Mylan and Biocon's Proposed Biosimilar Trastuzumab

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
HERTFORDSHIRE, England, PITTSBURGH and BENGALURU, India, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ, TASE: MYL) and Biocon Ltd. (BSE code: 532523, NSE: BIOCON) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Mylan's biologics license application (BLA) for MYL-1401O, a proposed biosimilar trastuzumab, for filing through the 351(k) pathway. This product is a proposed biosimilar to branded trastuzumab, which is indicated to treat certain HER2-positive breast cancers. The anticipated FDA goal date set under the Biosimilar User Fee Act (BsUFA) is Sept. 3, 2017.

TE Connectivity to Report Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Results on January 25, 2017

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) will report fiscal 2017 first quarter results before trading begins on January 25, 2017. The company will hold a conference call for investors at 8:30 a.m. ET. The call can be accessed in the following ways:

McCormick & Company's 2016 Fourth Quarter Results Conference Call to be Available on the Web

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
SPARKS, Md., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC) will conduct a conference call and webcast of its Fourth Quarter 2016 financial results on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern time.  Lawrence Kurzius, President & CEO; Mike Smith, Executive Vice President & CFO; Kasey Jenkins, Vice President Investor Relations; and Joyce Brooks, Vice President of McCormick & Company, will be hosting the call.

Alaska Airlines announces new seasonal flights from Portland, Oregon to Baltimore, Milwaukee and Philadelphia this summer, and year-round service to Albuquerque

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
SEATTLE, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is bringing four new markets to customers in the Rose City. New seasonal service will include Portland-Philadelphia starting May 22; Portland-Milwaukee, Wisconsin, starting June 5; and Portland-Baltimore starting June 6. New nonstop service between Portland-Albuquerque will start Aug. 18 and operate year-round.

Homes in Black Neighborhoods Twice as Likely to be Underwater as Homes in White Neighborhoods

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
SEATTLE, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeowners in predominantly black communities are twice as likely to be underwater on their mortgages as homeowners in mostly white communities, according to a new Zillow analysisi.

Seacoast Banking Corporation Of Florida To Announce Quarterly & Year-End Earnings Results On Wednesday, February 1, 2017

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
STUART, Fla., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida (NASDAQ: SBCF), a bank holding company whose operating entity is Seacoast Bank, announced today that it will release fourth quarter and year end results on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, after the market closes.  Upon release, investors may access a copy of Seacoast's earnings results at the company's website at SeacoastBanking.com and selecting "Press Releases" under the heading "Corporate Profile".
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Great American Capital Partners Provides $20 Million Senior Secured Term Loan to Eleven James

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Great American Capital Partners, LLC (GACP), a wholly owned subsidiary of B. Riley Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: RILY),  has entered into an agreement with Eleven James™, Inc., to provide a $20 million senior secured term loan to be used for general corporate purposes to support the company's continued growth. Eleven James is revolutionizing the luxury goods market with its pioneering "Discover, Experience and Share" platform that optimizes access, variety and value in luxury consumption.
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Apptio, Inc. Announces Date Of Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2016 Results

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Apptio, Inc. (NASDAQ: APTI), the leading provider of cloud-based Technology Business Management (TBM) software, today announced that it will release financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, following the close of the U.S. markets on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Apptio will host a conference call and live webcast to discuss the results.
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TeamHealth Stockholders Approve Acquisition By Funds Affiliated with Blackstone

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Health Holdings, Inc. ("TeamHealth" or the "Company") (NYSE: TMH), a leading physician services organization, today announced that its stockholders approved the acquisition of TeamHealth by funds affiliated with Blackstone and certain co-investors at its special meeting of stockholders held today. Subject to the satisfaction of the remaining customary closing conditions, TeamHealth expects the transaction to close in the first quarter of 2017. Upon the closing of the transaction, TeamHealth stockholders will be entitled to receive $43.50 per share in cash.
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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces Leadership Promotions in Employee Benefits Consulting and Brokerage

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
ITASCA, Ill., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced two leadership promotions in its employee benefit division.
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ALON USA ENERGY INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Alon USA Energy, Inc.

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale of Alon USA Energy, Inc. ("Alon" or the "Company") (NYSE: ALJ) to Delek US Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DK). Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of Alon will receive only 0.5040 shares of Delek for each share of Alon that they own. KSF is seeking to determine whether this consideration and the process that led to it are adequate, or whether the consideration undervalues the Company.
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Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP Announces Securities Class Action Suit Filed Against Novo Nordisk A/S and Certain of its Senior Executives

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP ("BLB&G") today announced that it has filed a securities class action lawsuit on behalf of Lehigh County Employees' Retirement System against Novo Nordisk A/S ("Novo Nordisk" or the "Company") (NYSE: NVO) and certain of its senior executives.  The action, which is captioned Lehigh County Employees' Retirement System v. Novo Nordisk A/S, No. 17-cv-00209 (D.N.J.), asserts claims under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 on behalf of investors in Novo Nordisk American Depositary Receipts ("ADR") during the time period of April 30, 2015 to October 27, 2016, inclusive (the "Class Period"). 
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CEB INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of CEB Inc.

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale of CEB Inc. ("CEB" or the "Company") (NYSE: CEB) to Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT). Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of CEB will receive only $54.00 in cash and 0.2284 shares of Gartner for each share of CEB that they own. KSF is seeking to determine whether this consideration and the process that led to it are adequate, or whether the consideration undervalues the Company.
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Grupo Financiero Santander México Will Report 4Q16 Results Before Market Open On January 27, 2017

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
MEXICO CITY, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Financiero Santander México, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: SANMEX; NYSE: BSMX) ("Santander México"), one of the leading financial groups in Mexico, announced today that it will release its fiscal fourth quarter 2016 financial results before market open on Friday, January 27, 2017.  
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Seaspan Declares Quarterly Dividends on Common and Preferred Shares

by Marketwired on Jan 11, 2017
HONG KONG, China, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has declared cash dividends on its common and preferred shares as follows:

VCA INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of VCA Inc.

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale of VCA Inc. ("VCA" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: WOOF) to Mars, Incorporated. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of VCA will receive only $93.00 in cash for each share of VCA that they own. KSF is seeking to determine whether this consideration and the process that led to it are adequate, or whether the consideration undervalues the Company.
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US Navy, Raytheon generate Tomahawk missile flight plans in real time to strike time-sensitive targets

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
SAN NICOLAS ISLAND, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed two flight tests of the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile, demonstrating how missions can now be planned in real time to strike time-sensitive targets.
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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces an Investigation of Time Warner, Inc., - TWX

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State Building in New York City, is investigating the Time Warner, Inc. ("Time Warner" or the "Company")(NYSE: TWX) for potential federal law violations and/or breaches of fiduciary duties in connection the sale of the Company to AT&T Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Time Warner shareholders will receive $53.75 in cash, plus a number of shares of AT&T common stock equal to a determined exchange ratio. If the average stock price is between (or equal to) $37.411 and $41.349 per share, the exchange ratio will be the quotient obtained by dividing $53.75 by the average stock price. If the average stock price is greater than $41.349, the exchange ratio will be 1.300. If the average stock price is less than $37.411, the exchange ratio will be 1.437.
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation To Announce Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Results

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) will release its fiscal 2017 second quarter financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. The Company has scheduled an investor conference call to follow on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. EST.
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Quest Diagnostics To Release Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2016 Financial Results On January 26

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
MADISON, N.J., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, announced that it will report fourth quarter and full year 2016 results on Thursday, January 26, 2017, before the market opens. It will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss the results beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on that day. 
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Aralez Announces Issuance Of Additional U.S. Patent For Yosprala

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARLZ) (TSX: ARZ), a global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a patent entitled "Compositions and Methods for Delivery of Omeprazole Plus Acetylsalicylic Acid" that covers Yosprala™ (aspirin and omeprazole), the only prescription fixed-dose combination of an anti-platelet agent, aspirin, and the proton pump inhibitor, omeprazole, in the U.S.

Vista Outdoor Announces Expected Non-Cash Intangible Asset Impairment Charge

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
FARMINGTON, Utah, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Outdoor Inc. ("Vista Outdoor" or the "Company") (NYSE: VSTO), announced today that it expects to record a material, non-cash intangible asset impairment charge in its Hunting and Shooting Accessories reporting unit (archery/hunting accessories, golf, optics, shooting accessories, and tactical products) in the third quarter of its Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17). The Company does not expect the impairment charge to have any impact on future operations, affect its liquidity, affect cash flows from operating activities, or affect compliance with the financial covenants set forth in its debt instruments.
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China Digital TV Provides Update on the Sale of its Interests in Super TV

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
BEIJING, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STV) ("China Digital TV" or the "Company"), one of the leading providers of cloud-based application platforms and conditional access systems which enable China's digital cable television market to offer and secure diversified content services, today provided a further update on the pending sale of its interests in Beijing Super TV Co., Ltd. ("Super TV"), as held by Golden Benefit Technology Limited ("Golden Benefit"), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company.

Dragonfly Therapeutics Adds Technology Investor and Leading Advertising Company CEO to its Board of Directors

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
Sean E. Reilly, technology investor, healthcare advocate, and chief executive officer of Lamar Advertising Company in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, joins the company's board of directors.
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Realogy Leaders Rank Among the Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate According to Swanepoel Power 200 List

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
MADISON, N.J., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Realogy Holdings Corp., the largest full-service real estate company in the United States, led the industry with 36 Realogy employees, affiliated brokers and sales professionals earning a spot on the Swanepoel Power 200 list. Most notably, Realogy accounted for seven of the Top 20 Corporate Executives, six of the Top 20 Women Leaders and four of the Top 20 Power Brokers on the list. Five additional Realogy-affiliated individuals were recognized among several unique groups outside of the Swanepoel Power 200 list, including the top Trendsetters and Social Influencers.
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Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc. Announces Payment Of Distribution

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc. (NYSE:  GCH) (the "Fund"), a closed-end equity fund, today announced that it paid on January 11, 2017, a distribution of US$0.0509 per share to all shareholders of record as of December 30, 2016. 

The India Fund, Inc. Announces Payment Of Distribution

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The India Fund, Inc. (NYSE:  IFN) (the "Fund"), a closed-end equity fund, today announced that it paid on January 11, 2017, a distribution of US$1.4900 per share to all shareholders of record as of December 30, 2016. 

LegacyTexas Financial Group, Inc. Announces Dates of Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
PLANO, Texas, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- LegacyTexas Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:LTXB) (the "Company"), the holding company for LegacyTexas Bank, today announced that it plans to release its fourth quarter and full year 2016 results after the close of the market on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. The earnings release will be available on the Company's website, www.LegacyTexasFinancialGroup.com. The Company will also host an investor conference call to review the results on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 8 a.m. Central Time.

Spire to Host Earnings Conference Call on February 1

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Spire Inc. (NYSE: SR) will host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, February 1 to discuss our fiscal 2017 first quarter financial results. We will issue our earnings news release before the market opens that day and it will be available on our website at SpireEnergy.com under the News tab.
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Aberdeen Japan Equity Fund, Inc. Announces Payment Of Distribution

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aberdeen Japan Equity Fund, Inc. (NYSE: JEQ) (the "Fund"), a closed-end equity fund, today announced that it paid on January 11, 2017, a distribution of US$0.3161 per share to all stockholders of record as of December 30, 2016. 

Franklin Financial Network Announces Dates For Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Release And Call

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
FRANKLIN, Tenn., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Franklin Financial Network, Inc. (NYSE: FSB), the parent company of Franklin Synergy Bank, today announced that it will release its fourth quarter and year-end 2016 financial results on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, after the stock market closes. It will also host a live webcast on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. CT to review its financial results, business outlook for the firm and other matters. The fourth quarter 2016 earnings release will be available on the Investor Relations page of Franklin Synergy Bank's website at www.FranklinSynergyBank.com.
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GCI adds Seattle network engineering experts to its team through Northpoint acquisition

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
SEATTLE, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- GCI (NASDAQ:GNCMA) has expanded its presence in the Pacific Northwest, announcing today its acquisition of Northpoint Consulting LLC., a premier network consulting firm based in Seattle. The move positions GCI to provide broader management offerings nationwide, including unified communication, network security and cloud integration.
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Sinclair Responds To Multiple Organizations' Misleading And Irresponsible News Coverage

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
BALTIMORE, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) today commented on multiple news organizations that have recently published or perpetuated misleading and irresponsible reports regarding Sinclair's political coverage of the Trump and Clinton campaigns.  The recent reporting by the Washington Post was too egregious for the Company to stand by quietly and not inform the public of the incomplete and misleading coverage published by a once respected newspaper.
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Bubble Witch 3 Saga Launches Worldwide on Mobile

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- King, a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, today announces the launch of Bubble Witch 3 Saga, the third installment in the popular Bubble Witch game franchise. This latest title from King transports players to a magical, bubble-filled wonderland, where they'll enjoy a host of new game modes, features and bubble-shooting challenges.
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Magna Announces Outlook

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
AURORA, ON, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG; NYSE: MGA) today announced its financial outlook for 2017, along with sales expectations for 2019.  In this outlook we have assumed no material unannounced acquisitions or divestitures.  In addition, we have assumed that foreign exchange rates for the most common currencies in which we conduct business relative to our U.S. dollar reporting currency will approximate year end 2016 rates.

ManpowerGroup Recognized for Ninth Consecutive Year as One of America's Top Corporations for Women Business Enterprises

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) today announced it has been named one of America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs) by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). The company earned a platinum distinction " the highest category " for the second year in a row as a result of its commitment to women-owned businesses.
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Renasant Announces 2016 Fourth Quarter and Year-end Earnings Webcast and Conference Call Information

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
TUPELO, Miss., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Renasant Corporation (NASDAQ: RNST) (the "Company") will announce 2016 fourth quarter and year-end results following the Market's closing on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. The Company will hold executive management's quarterly webcast and conference call with analysts on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at 10:00 AM Eastern Time (9:00 AM Central Time).
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Beeks Financial Cloud Joins Equinix Cloud Exchange to Continue Global Expansion

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and LONDON, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced global financial cloud infrastructure provider, Beeks Financial Cloud, has deployed on Equinix's Cloud Exchange as it continues to expand its business globally.

Scientific Games Wins First In Three Categories In Strictly Slots' The Best Slots Of 2016 Awards

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") received extensive recognition as a favorite among slot players as a part of Strictly Slots magazine's "The Best Of Slots 2016".
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General Dynamics Bluefin SandShark Autonomous Underwater Vehicle is Ready to Order

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
PITTSFIELD, Mass., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Mission Systems today announced its new Bluefin SandShark™ autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) can now be ordered on the company's website by defense, commercial and scientific customers worldwide. Weighing less than 11 pounds before adding a mission payload, the 'micro' AUV fits in a backpack, can swim up to five knots and dive down to 200 meters (656 feet). The tail section of the Bluefin SandShark houses the battery and system electronics and is designed to leave most of the vehicle open for the user to customize with sensors and other mission critical payloads. The Bluefin SandShark joins the company's Bluefin Robotics family of autonomous underwater products.
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Sikorsky Awarded DARPA ALIAS Phase 3 Contract to Increase Aircraft Autonomy

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
STRATFORD, Conn., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, has won the contract for Phase 3 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program.
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COPD Biomarker Qualification Consortium Partners with Bio-Techne to Identify COPD Indicator

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
WASHINGTON and MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The COPD Foundation-sponsored COPD Biomarker Qualification Consortium (CBQC) today announced that it has partnered with the Bio-Techne Corporation, a manufacturer of biotechnology products for life science research and diagnostics. The partnership was established to evaluate the suitability of a soluble form of receptor for advanced glycation end products (sRAGE) as a predictive biomarker to support subject selection for clinical trials in emphysema. Increasing evidence suggests that serum sRAGE could serve as an indicator of the presence and/or progression of emphysema, a form of chronic obstructive disease (COPD). A validated commercial assay or test for sRAGE does not currently exist. The COPD Foundation, along with its partners in the CBQC and Bio-Techne, will be collaborating with a working group of industry and academic affiliates on the initiative.

DineEquity, Inc. Appoints Lilian Tomovich To Board Of Directors

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
GLENDALE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), the parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar® and IHOP® restaurants, today announced the appointment of Lilian Tomovich to the company's board of directors, effective immediately. With the appointment of Tomovich, the board of directors increases its size from 10 to 11 directors. Tomovich is an independent director who will serve as a Class III director with a term expiring at the corporation's 2018 annual meeting of stockholders. 

Bladex acts as Joint Lead Arranger of a US$150 million, senior unsecured amortizing term loan for Banco de Costa Rica ("BCR")

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
PANAMA CITY, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. ("Bladex" or the "Bank"; NYSE: BLX) announced today the recent closing of a US$150 million, senior unsecured, amortizing term loan facility (the "Facility" or the "Loan") in favor of Banco de Costa Rica.

Camden National Corporation to Announce Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results on January 31, 2017

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
CAMDEN, Maine, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ: CAC) will report financial and operating results for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  A conference call and webcast will be held at 3:30 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 and hosted by Gregory A. Dufour, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Deborah A. Jordan, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

Verizon, SevOne join forces to deliver added visibility into software-defined networking services for enterprises

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon and SevOne are joining forces to deliver added levels of visibility into the performance of Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD WAN) services. With these new capabilities, Verizon's enterprise clients benefit from a singular view that spans multi-vendor technology without the burden of managing disparate monitoring systems.

Viavi Introduces New Observer Platform to Address Surging Traffic Growth, Emerging Technology, and Security Threats for the Next Decade

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
MILPITAS, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ: VIAV) today announced the availability of the new Observer Platform, an industry-leading solution for network performance management. As global network traffic growth continues to defy expectations, enterprises are compelled to embrace advanced technologies to keep up, while security threats multiply in intensity and complexity. Anticipating these market trends, Viavi has redesigned the Observer Platform, including Observer GigaStor and Apex, to address IT departments' changing demands.  

Goldcorp Announces Sale of Cerro Blanco Project and Provides Marlin Mine Update

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
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Completion of Generating Assets Acquisition from Huaneng Group

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
BEIJING, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Huaneng Power International, Inc. ("HPI" or the "Company") (NYSE: HNP; HKEx: 902; SSE: 600011) today announced the completion of the transaction contemplated by the previously announced (i) a transfer agreement concerning the transfer of certain equity interests in certain companies (the "Transfer Agreement") and (ii) a profit compensation agreement entered into by and between the Company and China Huaneng Group ("Huaneng Group") on October 14, 2016.

Federated Investors, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings and Conference Call Dates

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
PITTSBURGH, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII), one of the nation's largest investment managers, will report financial and operating results for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2016 after the market closes on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017.  A conference call for investors and analysts will be held at 9 a.m. Eastern on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017.  President and Chief Executive Officer J. Christopher Donahue and Chief Financial Officer Thomas R. Donahue will host the call.

MagnaChip Prices Upsized 5.00% Exchangeable Senior Notes Offering

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
SEOUL, South Korea and SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE: MX) (the "Company," and together with its subsidiaries, "MagnaChip"), today announced that MagnaChip Semiconductor S.A. (the "Issuer") has priced an upsized offering of $75 million aggregate principal amount of exchangeable senior notes due 2021 (the "Notes").  The Company has also granted the initial purchasers a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $11,250,000 principal amount of Notes.  The Notes will bear interest at a rate of 5.00% per annum, payable semi-annually in cash, in arrears, on each March 1 and September 1, beginning on March 1, 2017.

BorgWarner Projects 5% To 7% Growth From Net New Business Backlog Over The Next Three Years

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA), a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, today announced its three-year net new business, its guidance for full year 2017 and its guidance for first quarter 2017.

EdR to Host Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EdR (NYSE: EDR), a national leader in the ownership, development and management of collegiate housing, today announced that the company will release financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 before the market opens on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

Walker & Dunlop Continues Funding of Two Non-Profits Focused on Poverty and Homelessness

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE: WD) (the "Company") announced today that it supported LIFT and Community Solutions, two nonprofit organizations focused on combating poverty and homelessness in the United States, through its fundraising efforts in 2016. Over the past three years, Walker & Dunlop has raised over $400,000 for LIFT and Community Solutions, including $138,000 in 2016, through employee donations and Company matching. 

Hortonworks and Neustar Co-Development to Deliver New Identity Management and Security for Internet of Things Devices

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hortonworks, Inc. ® (NASDAQ: HDP) today announced an open source technology collaboration with Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, to create powerful, business-friendly security and identity management tools for Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices. Hortonworks' connected data platforms enable Neustar to extend its OneID® identity management to the open source community, utilizing Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) and Hortonworks Data Flow (HDF), to enable the development of new industry-leading identity management and security solutions for IoT devices.

Albemarle Corporation Announces Redemption of All Outstanding 3.000% Senior Notes Due 2019

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) (the "Company"), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it intends to redeem all of its outstanding 3.000% Senior Notes due 2019 (CUSIP No. 012725AB3, ISIN No. US012725AB30) issued by it (the "Notes") on February 10, 2017 (the "Redemption Date").

Darling Ingredients to Present at 13th Annual BNP Paribas High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
IRVING, Texas, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) (the "Company") today announced that management will present at the 13th Annual BNP Paribas High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference to be held at the Landmark hotel in London. Randall C. Stuewe, Darling's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present on Thursday, January 19, at 11:40 a.m. GMT, and will hold one-on-one meetings throughout the day.  Randy will be joined by John Muse, Executive Vice President " Chief Financial Officer, Patrick Lynch, Darling's newly appointed Executive Vice President " Chief Administrative Officer effective January 15, 2017, and Melissa Gaither, Vice President Investor Relations and Global Communications.

Teradata Expands Customer Choice in Hybrid Cloud Solutions with Teradata Database on Microsoft Azure

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Teradata (NYSE: TDC), a leading analytics solutions company, today announced availability of Teradata Database on Azure for Q1 2017, providing customers more choice of cloud options for Teradata software. Many companies look to the cloud as a fast, flexible way to derive value from data to address their business, technical and financial needs. By combining Teradata's industry-leading data warehouse software with the agility and elasticity of Azure public cloud services, customers can focus on driving business value rather than installing and maintaining physical infrastructure.

Lilly and Merck Expand Immuno-Oncology Collaboration

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the expansion of an existing immuno-oncology collaboration with Merck, known as MSD outside the U.S. and Canada, through a subsidiary, to add a new study of Lilly's LARTRUVO™ (olaratumab) with KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) in patients with previously treated advanced or metastatic soft tissue sarcoma (STS).

eighteen94 capital Leads Funding in Kuli Kuli

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- eighteen94 capital, Kellogg Company's venture capital fund, today announced it led a $4.25 million Series A funding of Kuli Kuli, a manufacturer and distributor of moringa-based products. Other institutional investors in the round were InvestEco and S2G Ventures.

Black Knight's Lien Alert Portfolio Monitoring Tool is Now Integrated with LoanSphere MSP to Help Mortgage Servicers Proactively Protect Their Portfolios

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 11 , 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: BKFS), a leading provider of integrated technology, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today that its Lien Alert portfolio monitoring tool is now integrated with its LoanSphere MSP servicing system. This powerful integration, which can only be delivered by Black Knight, gives servicers using MSP automatic notifications about changes in the status of properties in their loan portfolios.

B Communications Ltd. Announces a Private Placement of NIS 118 Million Par Value of its Series C Debentures to Israeli Institutional Investors

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
RAMAT-GAN, Israel, January 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Globant's StarmeUp Recognized as Top 'Mobile App for Business' in W3 Awards, Signs Largest International Client To-Date with over 180k users

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a digitally native technology services company focused on creating digital journeys, is proud to announce that StarmeUp, its proprietary employee engagement platform, has been recognized as a Silver Winner as a top Mobile App for Business in the W³ Awards, as well as signing its largest client to-date - Banco Santander - with over 180,000 potential users.

Penske Automotive Completes Acquisition Of CarSense

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG), an international transportation services provider, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of CarSense, a stand-alone specialty retailer of used vehicles in the United States. 

U. S. Steel General Counsel And Senior Vice President Suzanne Rich Folsom Named One Of The 2016 "Attorneys Who Matter" By The Ethisphere Institute

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
PITTSBURGH, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) today announced that Suzanne Rich Folsom, general counsel, chief compliance officer, and senior vice president " government affairs, has been recognized by The Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2016 "Attorneys Who Matter."  "Attorneys Who Matter" represent all areas of practice including federal agencies, in-house counsel, top ethics and compliance officers of major companies and outside counsel.  Folsom is included in the General Counsel category on Ethisphere's annual list for her contribution to raising the profile of corporate ethics and integrity.

Upland Software Announces Acquisition, Provides Positive Guidance Update and Raises Adjusted EBITDA Margin Target to 35%

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Upland Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: UPLD), a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software, today announced that it has acquired Omtool, an award-winning enterprise document capture, fax, and workflow solution.

Bluehost Teams with Google Domains to Help Small Businesses Get Online with WordPress

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
BURLINGTON, Mass.,  Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Endurance International Group (NASDAQ: EIGI), today announced that Google Domains (NASDAQ: GOOG) has selected its Bluehost brand to provide WordPress hosting solutions to new and existing customers. Google Domains customers can now also link their domains and create new accounts from Bluehost's website. 

BBDO Is The Most Awarded Agency Network In The World Across All Marketing Communications

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BBDO has once again topped the 2016 Directory Big Won as the world's most awarded agency network across all marketing communication disciplines. 

Verizon claims first completed Interop trial of NG-PON2 technology

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon has successfully completed what it believes is the first interoperability trial of NG-PON2 (next generation passive optical network) technology at its Verizon Labs location in Waltham, Mass.

Xilinx Demonstrates Solutions for ADAS and Automated Driving at CAR-ELE Japan 2017

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
TOKYO, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) will demonstrate solutions for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Automated Driving (AD) at CAR-ELE Japan. Demonstrations will including machine learning, computer vision and sensor fusion on Xilinx's Zynq® SoC and Zynq UltraScale+™ MPSoC devices.  Visit the Xilinx Booth E35-38 at CAR-ELE Japan, 18"20 January 2017, at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan.  

Genpact Schedules Earnings Announcement and Conference Call for Fourth Quarter and 2016 Year-End Results

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Genpact (NYSE: G) will announce results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016 before market open on Friday, February 10, 2017.

Jim Parsons to Host New Weekly Talk Show Exclusively on SiriusXM

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that Jim Parsons, star of CBS's The Big Bang Theory, will host a new one-hour talk show exclusively on Andy Cohen's SiriusXM channel Radio Andy.

Sotheby's International Realty Expands Presence into New Market in Pennsylvania

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
MADISON, N.J., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that an affiliate of Millcraft Real Estate Services in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the newest member of its network and will now operate as Piatt Sotheby's International Realty.

McCann Strengthens Strategic Leadership

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK and DETROIT, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann today announced that it has appointed Kris Shaffer as Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer, McCann Detroit and Veda Partalo as Executive Vice President, Head of Brand Strategy, McCann New York.

Landauer Agrees to Appoint Jeffrey A. Strong to Board of Directors and Announces Agreement with Gilead Capital LP

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
GLENWOOD, Ill., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR), a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation measurement and monitoring and outsourced medical physics services, today announced that the Company has expanded the Company's Board of Directors from nine to ten directors and appointed Jeffrey A. Strong to the Board to fill the resulting vacancy.  In conjunction with the Company's 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, the Board will recommend for election Mr. Strong and Frank B. Modruson, who is also standing for election as a new independent director.

Tableau Collaborates With U.S. Department of Commerce For Data Transparency

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
SEATTLE, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in rapid-fire business analytics software, today announced a collaboration with the United States Department of Commerce and operational data management and intelligence provider Enigma to help the general public see and understand government data. Using the free Tableau Public data analysis tool for public data, combined with the Enigma platform, this collaboration will make it easier for anyone to analyze and visualize economic data.

TSMC Collaborates With Mentor Graphics, Enabling Design and Verification Tools for New InFO Technology Variants

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
WILSONVILLE, Ore., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentor Graphics Corp. (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced that TSMC has extended its collaboration with Mentor Graphics on the Xpedition® Enterprise platform in conjunction with the Calibre® platform for the design and verification of TSMC's InFO (Integrated Fan-Out) packaging technology for multi-chip and chip-DRAM integration applications. Mentor developed new Xpedition functionality specifically to support InFO and enable the IC package designer to complete design tasks to TSMC specification. By leveraging the capabilities of both the Calibre and HyperLynx® technologies, the new Xpedition functionality minimizes the designer effort and design rule checking (DRC) cycles required to achieve a DRC-clean InFO GDS file.

McClatchy Announces Agreements To Sell And Lease Back Real Property In Sacramento, California And Columbia, South Carolina

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- McClatchy (NYSE: MNI) ("McClatchy" or "the company") announced that it has entered into separate agreements to sell and lease back real property owned by The Sacramento Bee in Sacramento, California and The State Media Company in Columbia, South Carolina for total gross proceeds of $67.8 million.

Extreme Networks Delivers the Market's Most Powerful Retail Guest Analytics Solution to Provide Customized In-Store Experiences

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With increased competitive pressures on traditional brick and mortar retailers due to the rapidly growing online ecommerce channels, retailers must provide a high quality digital in-store experience to effectively engage, retain and support customers. At the same time, shoppers are leveraging smartphone technology to enhance their retail shopping experience, and expect seamless wireless networking connectivity in retail stores. These trends add complexity for retail IT departments to manage a high number of mobile devices in a large distributed network with a remote IT department. To allow traditional retailers to compete and meet shopper expectations, Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) introduces its Retail Guest Analytics solution as part of its new ExtremeWireless™ WiNG product portfolio at the upcoming National Retail Federation (NRF) Convention & Expo.

Eaton Vance Declares Quarterly Dividend and Authorizes The Repurchase Of Up To 8 Million Shares

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ­The Board of Directors of Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.28 per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable February 15, 2017 to shareholders of record on January 31, 2017.

CenturyLink adds SDN and NFV services to its DREN contract

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently added Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) services to its Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN) III contract with the U.S. Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program (DoD HPCMP).

Calamos Asset Management, Inc. Executes Definitive Agreement To Be Acquired By Founder John Calamos And CEO John Koudounis

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Calamos Asset Management, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLMS) ("CAM"), a publicly traded holding company which currently owns a minority stake of the investment firm Calamos Investments LLC, announced today that it has executed a definitive agreement to be acquired by an entity (the "Acquirer") indirectly owned by Mr. John P. Calamos, Sr. and Mr. John Koudounis.  Mr. Calamos is the founder and Global Chief Investment Officer of Calamos Investments LLC, and CAM's Chairman.  Mr. Koudounis is the Chief Executive Officer of CAM. 

AAR's Containerized Kitchens Heading to Presidential Inauguration to Serve Meals to National Guard

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
CADILLAC, Mich., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) will be sending two of its Mobility System's containerized kitchens to Washington, D.C., for use by the National Guard to serve meals to the active and reserve soldiers who will be supporting the 58th Presidential Inauguration.

Energy Upgrade California® Selects DDB San Francisco to Power Marketing Efforts

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DDB San Francisco, part of Omnicom (NYSE: OMC), has been appointed lead marketing partner for the Energy Upgrade California program of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) following an extensive competitive review process.
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New Vanguard™ Synthetic Oil Provides Improved Small Engine Protection, Even In Extreme Environments

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A new synthetic oil has taken the commercial small engine protection game to the next level. Briggs & Stratton Corporation introduces Vanguard™ Full Synthetic 15W-50 Engine Oil " a high performance engine oil that provides superior protection for the most demanding lawn and garden applications. From its ability to handle extreme heat and cold with ease to its extended oil life, Vanguard Oil may just become the next must-have for every garage and storage shed.
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Bunge Limited Schedules 2016 Fiscal Year-End Earnings Release and Conference Call

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) will announce its results for the quarter ended December 31, 2016, on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, prior to the market opening.
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Alabama Power Dividends Declared

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Alabama Power Company has declared the regular quarterly dividends on the company's outstanding preferred stock and preference stock as follows:

Unifi Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Earnings Conference Call

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, to discuss its second quarter fiscal 2017 financial results.
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Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. Schedules Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
DALLAS, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE: SRC), announced today that financial and operating results for the quarter ended December 31, 2016, will be released after the market close on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. The company will host its fourth quarter earnings conference call and audio webcast the following morning, February 23, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
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Westport Fuel Systems Commends New Study Outlining Pump-to-Wheels Methane Emissions from the Natural Gas-Fueled Heavy-Duty Transportation Sector

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
VANCOUVER, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Fuel Systems Inc. ("Westport Fuel Systems") (TSX:WPRT / Nasdaq:WPRT) today commended the publication of a new study by West Virginia University scientists at the Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions ("CAFEE") quantifying methane emissions from heavy-duty natural gas-powered vehicles and refueling stations. CAFEE scientists collaborated on the study with the Environmental Defense Fund ("EDF") and a group of global natural gas industry leaders including the American Gas Association, Chart Industries, Clean Energy, Cummins, Cummins Westport, International Council on Clean Transportation, PepsiCo, Shell, Volvo Group, Waste Management, and Westport Fuel Systems. The study was published online by the journal Environmental Science & Technology and the results greatly expand on the very limited data on methane emissions from natural gas vehicles.
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Greenhill Conference Call To Announce Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2016 Financial Results

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, plans to announce its fourth quarter and full-year 2016 financial results after the market close on Thursday, January 26, 2017. 
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Saratoga Investment Corp. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE: SAR) ("Saratoga Investment" or "the Company"), a business development company, today announced financial results for its 2017 fiscal third quarter.
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Antero Resources Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
DENVER, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Antero Resources (NYSE: AR) ("Antero" or the "Company") announced today that the Company plans to issue its fourth quarter and full-year 2016 earnings release on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
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Invesco Ltd. Announces December 31, 2016 Assets Under Management

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
ATLANTA, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Invesco Ltd. (NYSE: IVZ) today reported preliminary month-end assets under management (AUM) of $812.9 billion, an increase of 0.9% month over month. The increase was driven by favorable market returns, an increase in money market AUM, and inflows in PowerShares QQQ's; partially offset by negative foreign exchange and modest net long-term outflows.  FX decreased AUM by $1.5 billion.  Preliminary average total AUM for the quarter through December 31 were $809.0 billion, and preliminary average active AUM for the quarter through December 31 were $667.0 billion. 
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Danaher Schedules Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) announced today that it will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call for the fourth quarter 2016 on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 beginning at 7:30 a.m. ET and lasting approximately 1 hour.
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Callaway Golf Company Acquires OGIO International, Inc., A Leading Lifestyle Brand, For $75.5 Million

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) announced today it has acquired OGIO International, Inc. for $75.5 million in an all-cash transaction, subject to a working capital adjustment.
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ManpowerGroup to Announce 4th Quarter 2016 Earnings Results

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup, (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, today announced that it plans to release 4th quarter earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Management will discuss the results the same day in a live webcast at 7:30 a.m. CT (8:30 a.m. ET), which can be accessed on the company's website.
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EdR Acquires Pedestrian to Campus Community at Oregon State University

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EdR (NYSE: EDR), one of the nation's largest developers, owners and managers of high quality collegiate housing communities, today announced it acquired The Retreat at Corvallis, serving Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore.                     
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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Oil-Dri Corporation of America for Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By Its Board of Directors

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP, a class action law firm dedicated to representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating a potential breach of fiduciary duty claim involving the board of directors of Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC).

FPL's emergency response wins national awards for excellence in recovery and assistance

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced it has received Edison Electric Institute's (EEI) "Emergency Recovery" and "Emergency Assistance" awards for its outstanding restoration efforts after Hurricanes Hermine and Matthew, and for assisting neighbor utility Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) in its recovery efforts after Matthew.
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EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Avid Technology, Inc. - AVID

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Avid Technology, Inc. securities (NASDAQ: AVID) from August 4, 2016 through November 9, 2016, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Avid investors under the federal securities laws.
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Callaway Golf Company To Host A Conference Call To Discuss Acquisition Of OGIO International, Inc.

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) announced earlier today it has acquired OGIO International, Inc. for $75.5 million in an all-cash transaction, subject to a working capital adjustment.
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EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against StoneMor Partners L.P. - STON

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of StoneMor Partners L.P. securities (NYSE: STON) from January 19, 2012 through October 27, 2016, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for StoneMor investors under the federal securities laws.
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KapStone Paper And Packaging To Release 2016 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Earnings On Wednesday, February 8, 2017

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS)("KapStone" or "the Company") will release its 2016 fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday, February 8, after the market closes.
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Antimicrobials Working Group Announces New Leadership Team

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Antimicrobials Working Group (AWG) announced today the election of a new Chairman, Jeffrey Stein, Ph.D., President and CEO of Cidara Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDTX), as well as Vice Chairs Evan Loh, M.D., President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer of Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTK) and Eugene Sun, M.D., CEO of Melinta Therapeutics. Dr. Prabhavathi Fernandes has stepped down from her role as Chair of AWG after three years of service.
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Silver Standard Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Production Results and 2017 Guidance

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
VANCOUVER, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO) ("Silver Standard") reports its fourth quarter and full year 2016 operating results. Additionally, we are providing 2017 production and cost guidance for our three operations.
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CNO Financial Group Appoints Vice Presidents

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
CARMEL, Ind., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO) announced today that Rocco Tarasi has been appointed Vice President, Finance and Operations, and Robert Yates has been promoted to Vice President, Distribution Planning.
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Textron Systems Begins On-Water Testing for Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle (CUSV™)

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SURFACE NAVY -- Textron Systems Unmanned Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today that it began on-water testing for the fourth-generation Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle (CUSV™), supporting the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS) program.
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Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund January 2017 Distribution

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund (NYSE: EVT) today announced important information concerning its distribution declared in December 2016.  This press release is issued as required by the Fund's managed distribution plan (Plan) and an exemptive order received from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  The Board of Trustees has approved the implementation of the Plan to make monthly cash distributions to common shareholders, stated in terms of a fixed amount per common share. This information is sent to you for informational purposes only and is an estimate of the sources of the January distribution.  It is not determinative of the tax character of the Fund's distributions for the 2017 calendar year. Shareholders should note that the Fund's total regular distribution amount is subject to change as a result of market conditions or other factors.
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S&P Global Schedules 4th Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Earnings Announcement/Conference Call for Tuesday, February 7, 2017

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) announced today that its fourth quarter and full-year 2016 results will be issued on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, via news release at approximately 7:15 a.m. Eastern Time. The news release will be available at www.spglobal.com.
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SoCalGas Announces Funding for Demonstration of Mobile CNG Refueling Solution Developed by Onboard Dynamics, Inc.

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced it has signed a contract with Onboard Dynamics, Inc. (ObDI) to fund the demonstration and testing of a new mobile natural gas compressor that can be used to re-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles no matter where they are. The mobile natural gas compressor is made in the U.S. and reduces the need for CNG cars and trucks to travel to public CNG stations and instead brings clean-burning natural gas refueling to the vehicles.
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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Seattle Genetics, Inc. (SGEN) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline - March 13, 2017

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC notifies investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Seattle Genetics, Inc. ("Seattle Genetics" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SGEN) and certain of its officers, and is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased Seattle Genetics securities between October 27, 2016 through December 23, 2016, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"). Such investors are advised to join this case by visiting the firm's site: http://www.bgandg.com/sgen.
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BD Announces Live Webcast Of First Fiscal Quarter Earnings Conference Call

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) announced today that it will conduct a live webcast of its first fiscal quarter 2017 earnings conference call on Thursday, February 2, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. (ET). BD will issue a press release detailing the quarter's earnings earlier that morning.

BorgWarner Presents Baby Borg to 2016 Indianapolis 500 Winner Alexander Rossi

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/-- BorgWarner President and Chief Executive Officer James R. Verrier presented 2016 Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi with his first BorgWarner Championship Driver's Trophy™ during the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit. Rossi proudly accepted the "Baby Borg," which sports a duplicate of the sterling silver image displayed on the iconic Borg-Warner Trophy™. He is the first American rookie to win the Indianapolis 500 since Louis Meyer in 1928. BorgWarner Championship Team Owner's Trophies™ were also presented to Andretti Herta Autosport owners Michael Andretti and Bryan Herta. This is Andretti's fourth and Herta's second team owner's trophy.
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Dabo Swinney Of Clemson Named American Heart Association's 2016 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach Of The Year

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
HOUSTON, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dabo Swinney of Clemson took home the title of the college football Coach of the Year at the American Heart Association's 31st annual Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards presented by Marathon Oil Corporation. Swinney is the first coach in the Bryant Awards history to be recognized as Coach of the Year in consecutive seasons ('15 and '16) and just the second coach to win the award twice.
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AAR Announces Cash Dividend

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
WOOD DALE, Ill., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR) announced that its Board of Directors at its regularly scheduled meeting declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.075 per share to its stockholders. The dividend will be payable on February 6, 2017 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on January 23, 2017. Future cash dividends will be subject to the approval of the Board of Directors.

The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Coffee Price Increases

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
ORRVILLE, Ohio, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) announced today an increase in the list price for the majority of its packaged coffee products sold in the United States, primarily consisting of items sold under the Folgers®, Dunkin' Donuts®, and Café Bustelo® brand names.  Prices increased an average of six percent on impacted items in response to sustained increases in green coffee costs. The Company's K-Cup® pods were excluded from the price increase.

Tennant Company Selects TransPerfect's GlobalLink Technology To Support Global Operations

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- TransPerfect, the world's largest privately held provider of language services and translation-related technology solutions, today announced an agreement to provide Tennant with enterprise language services for more than 30 languages, supporting global operations across North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region.

Aloft Hotels Opens Second Hotel In Austin

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott International, Inc.® (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the opening of Aloft Austin Northwest, the second Aloft in Austin. Owned by Pure Lodging Hospitality and managed by Lodgic Hospitality, Aloft Austin Northwest features 130 spacious loft-style rooms, 1,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and live music at W XYZ Bar.

Morningstar Appoints Chief Product Officer, Chief Revenue Officer to Join Executive Leadership Team

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
CHICAGO, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kunal Kapoor, CFA, chief executive officer of Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, has appointed Tricia Rothschild, CFA, as chief product officer and Danny Dunn as chief revenue officer.

Sangamo Therapeutics Receives Orphan Drug Designation from the FDA for SB-318 Genome Editing Treatment for MPS I

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
RICHMOND, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO), the leader in therapeutic genome editing, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to SB-318, a genome editing product candidate for the treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I (MPS I), a rare lysosomal storage disorder. Orphan drug designations are granted to drugs and biologics intended to treat rare diseases. The designation provides incentives to advance development of rare disease drugs and for commercialization of those drugs that progress to approval.

United Polaris Now Arriving at Saks Fifth Avenue's Iconic New York City Windows

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today United Airlines and Saks Fifth Avenue unveiled a United Polaris-themed takeover of the windows in the luxury retailer's flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Entitled "Now Arriving," the 14 storefront windows display a replica of a United Airlines plane. The center six windows feature a re-creation of the United Polaris experience, including actual United Polaris seats, which will debut on flights in February, and the cabin's custom Saks Fifth Avenue bedding suite.

Hydro Flask Launches Parks For All Charitable Giving Program

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
BEND, Ore., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hydro Flask, the award-winning leader in high-performance, insulated stainless steel flasks now in the Housewares segment of Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ, NM: HELE), is excited to announce the launch of Parks For All, the company's new charitable giving program.

Frost & Sullivan Lauds Keysight's Success in Developing a Broad T&M Product Portfolio to Fast-track IoT Product Deployment

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the test and measurement (T&M) industry for Internet of Things (IoT), Frost & Sullivan recognizes Keysight Technologies, Inc. with the 2016 Global Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award. Keysight has consolidated its position at the top of the leader board by basing its solution portfolio on its distinctive test equipment. It has combined high-quality equipment with the broadest format coverage across the product life cycle of IoT devices to ensure there are no dips in product performance or quality.

Kroger Receives EPA Food Recovery Award

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
CINCINNATI, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that it was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its efforts around sustainable food management.

Vivint Solar Closes $303 Million of New Financing in Two Separate Transactions

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
LEHI, Utah, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE: VSLR), a leading full-service residential solar provider, announced today it has closed a fixed-rate, 18-year term debt facility with four institutional investors, totaling $203 million. The new debt facility is a fully amortizing loan that relies on the contractual cash flows from four existing investment funds that comprise approximately 214 megawatts (MWs) and 30,000 residential solar systems.

Paul Zolfaghari Joins Carrick Capital Partners

by PRNews on Jan 11, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO and NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrick Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on technology-enabled businesses including SaaS, Software, BPO and Transaction Processing, today announced that Paul Zolfaghari, formerly President of MicroStrategy, will be joining the firm as an Operating Executive. 
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