Piper Jaffray Companies


  • April 17- Google Inc's disappointing first-quarter results left Wall Street unfazed about the internet giant's ability to come to grips with the shift to the fast-growing mobile advertising market. Google shares were down about 3 percent in early trading on Thursday, and at least 12 brokerages cut their target price on the stock.

  • More than a dozen companies were lined up to go public this week but four, including Lombard Medical and Stalwart Tankers, failed to price on Thursday. Zoe's Kitchen raised about $87.5 million after its IPO of 5.83 million shares was priced at $15, the upper-end of the expected price range.

  • April 10- Zoe's Kitchen Inc priced its initial public offering at $15 on Thursday, valuing the Mediterranean-style restaurant chain at about $276 million. The company earlier this week expected the IPO to be priced between $13 and $15 per share. Birmingham, Alabama- based Zoe's Kitchen is selling all the shares in the offering.

  • April 4- Halozyme Therapeutics Inc halted a mid-stage trial testing an advanced version of its flagship drug delivery technology in patients with pancreatic cancer, sending its shares tumbling 32 percent.

  • NEW YORK, April 3- U.S. stocks fell on Thursday afternoon, led by a sharp drop in biotech and momentum stocks, including Facebook, Tesla and Netflix.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St little changed after claims, ISM data Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 10:54 AM ET

    NEW YORK, April 3- U.S. stocks were little changed on Thursday, with the S&P 500 holding near its recent record, as investors exercised restraint before Friday's employment report and data suggested modest improvement in the economy.

  • *Google dividend to take effect Thursday. NEW YORK, April 3- U.S. stocks were poised to open little changed on Thursday, after the S&P 500 set a record for a second day and data showed jobless claims rose more than expected in the latest week.

  • *Google dividend to take effect Thursday. NEW YORK, April 3- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday, after the S&P 500 set a record for a second straight day, ahead of data on the labor market and services sector. International trade data is also due at 8:30 a.m..

  • April 2- Belgium's Materialise NV, which provides 3 D printing software to industrial manufacturers and medical equipment makers, filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday for an initial public offering of American Depositary Shares.

  • Belgian 3D printing company Materialise files for IPO Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 11:47 AM ET

    The company told the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in a filing that Piper Jaffray and Credit Suisse are the lead underwriters of the offering.

  • March 28- Idera Pharmaceuticals Inc said its lead experimental drug for the most common form of psoriasis was found to be safe and well tolerated by patients after 12 weeks of treatment in a mid-stage trial.

  • *Says expects 1st- qtr earnings/share $0.00 vs est $0.13. March 11- Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc forecast current-quarter earnings below analysts' estimates as it struggles to attract shoppers amid intense competition from "fast fashion" chains.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 28- TGI Fridays, the global casual dining restaurant chain known for its red-striped canopies and memorabilia-rich decor, is in advanced talks to sell itself to buyout firm TriArtisan Capital Partners, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, Feb 26- Target Corp shares made strong gains after it reassured investors that customers were beginning to return to its U.S. stores, suggesting that the impact of a massive data breach may not be as severe as some had feared.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 12- Thomson Reuters Corp forecast that revenue would be flat in 2014 and reported worse-than-expected fourth-quarter results, as financial customers in Europe and Asia cut back on spending and the legal business weakened in Latin America.

  • Jan 22- American Eagle Outfitters Inc's said its chief executive of two years, Robert Hanson, would leave the company in a surprising move at a time when U.S. teen apparel retailers are struggling to attract shoppers and boost sales.

  • *Raises 2013 earnings/share view to $1.55- $1.65 vs est $1.47. Jan 9- Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie& Fitch Co raised its full-year earnings forecast, citing higher-than-expected sales in the fourth quarter to date.

  • Dec 16- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International said on Monday that it would buy Solta Medical Inc for about $236 million in cash to add products for procedures such as skin rejuvenation, skin tightening and body contouring.

  • Valeant to acquire Solta Medical for $236 million Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 8:36 AM ET

    Dec 16- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International said on Monday it would acquire Solta Medical Inc for about $236 million in cash, giving it access to products used in procedures such as skin rejuvenation, skin tightening and body contouring.

  • TGI Fridays parent weighs sale of restaurant chain Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 6:29 PM ET

    Nov 22- The parent company of TGI Fridays Restaurants said on Friday it is considering a potential sale of the casual bar-dining chain as part of a review of strategic alternatives. The board of Carlson, a privately held U.S.-based hospitality and travel company, selected Piper Jaffray to serve as its financial adviser, the company said in a statement.

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