WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.---- Targacept, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company advancing NNR Therapeutics™, today announced top-line results from a Phase 2 b clinical trial of TC-5214 as a treatment for overactive bladder. As a consequence of these results, Targacept is discontinuing further development of TC-5214 in OAB.
LOS ANGELES---- Glancy Binkow& Goldberg LLP is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Intermountain Community Bancorp related to the proposed acquisition of the Company by Columbia Banking System Inc.
GONZALES, La., July 28, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Crown Crafts, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Crown Crafts Infant Products, Inc., the Kidsline ® and CoCaLo ® brand names from subsidiaries of Kid Brands, Inc. for a cash purchase price of $1.35 million.
Reported EPS of $1.31 primarily reflects the impact of the non-cash costs associated with the convert and other items. Raising FY’ 14 adjusted diluted EPS guidance to a range of $6.17 to $6.32. Repurchased $581 million or 9.8 million shares during the quarter..
ORLANDO, Fla., July 28, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Darden Restaurants, Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors expects to nominate nine of its independent directors as the Board's slate of nominees for election at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on September 30, 2014. The Darden Board will continue to be comprised of 12 members until a new Chief Executive Officer is appointed in accordance with the leadership succession plan separately announced today.
ORLANDO, Fla., July 28, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Darden Restaurants, Inc. today announced that Clarence Otis is stepping down as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
NEW YORK---- Fitch Ratings has withdrawn the Issuer Default Rating for El Paso LLC. Debt securities that were obligations of EP are now direct obligations of Kinder Morgan, Inc.. EP's' BB+' rated unsecured notes and debentures were assumed by El Paso Holdco LLC in late 2013 and, on June 30 2014, El Paso Holdco LLC was merged into KMI with KMI being the surviving company.
Volunteers transferred nearly 22,000 oysters from the Inner Harbor oyster gardens to a reef near Fort Carroll as part of the efforts to bring Chesapeake Bay Foundation closer to a swimmable, fishable Harbor by 2020.
ATLANTA, July 28, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. today announced that on July 25, 2014 Preferred Apartment Communities Operating Partnership, L.P., its operating partnership, signed an Agreement of Purchase and Sale with Sandstone Overland Park, LLC; Estancia Dallas, LLC; Stoneridge Nashville, LLC; and Vineyards Houston, LLC to acquire an aggregate of 1,397 multifamily units.
DANIA BEACH, Fla., July 28, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Vapor Corp., a leading U.S.-based electronic cigarette and vaporizer company, today announced that on July 25, 2014 the Company and International Vapor Group, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries amended their previously announced asset purchase agreement entered into on May 14, 2014, pursuant to which the Company will purchase IVG's e-cigarettes and vaporizers e-commerce, wholesale and retail operations by acquiring substantially all of IVG's assets and assuming certain of its liabilities.
AUSTIN, Texas---- Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. today announced that it will report financial results for the second quarter of 2014 on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, after the market closes.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn.---- Delek Logistics Partners, LP today announced the appointment of Reuven Spiegel to the Board of Directors of Delek Logistics GP, LLC, its general partner, effective July 28, 2014. Uzi Yemin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Delek Logistics' general partner, remarked:“ We are pleased to welcome Reuven Spiegel to our board.
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.---- General Cable Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares.
WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y.---- Seneca Resources Corporation, the wholly-owned exploration and production subsidiary of National Fuel Gas Company reports that production volumes for the fiscal year’ s third quarter ended June 30, 2014, totaled 40.6 billion cubic feet equivalent, a 19% increase over the prior year’ s third quarter.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn.---- Delek Logistics Partners, LP today announced the declaration of its quarterly cash distribution for the second quarter 2014 of $0.475 per limited partner unit, or $1.90 per unit on an annualized basis. About Delek Logistics Partners, LP.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 28, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- HealthSouth Corporation, the nation's largest owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, today reported its results of operations for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014..
EchoStar's press release about its financial results will be distributed prior to the conference call and is accessible on our website at www.echostar.com. EchoStar Corporation is the premier global provider of satellite operations and video delivery solutions.
HERNDON, Va., July 28, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- iDirect Asia Pte Ltd today announced that LiveCom Limited, a Hong Kong based ISP, has selected Evolution as the platform to help enterprise and government customers expand their reach beyond the Asia-Pacific market. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.
COLUMBIA, Md., July 28, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- PANDORA Jewelry, one of the world's leading jewelry brands, is launching a new initiative to celebrate the selfless work women do within their communities and around the world to improve the livelihood of women and children. The program will be launched in the United States on July 28, 2014.
GALVESTON, Texas, July 28, 2014-- American National Insurance Company announced second quarter 2014 net income of $57,261,000 or $2.12 per diluted share compared to net income of $58,169,000 or $2.16 per diluted share for the same period in 2013..