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  • CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- The Boeing board of directors today declared the company's quarterly dividend will increase 20 percent to $1.71 per share. The board also replaced the existing share repurchase program with a new $18 billion authorization. The company this year has repurchased $9.2 billion worth of its shares from the $14 billion...

  • CHICAGO---- Ventas, Inc. said today that its Board of Directors increased the Company’ s fourth quarter 2017 dividend by two percent to $0.79 per share. The dividend is payable in cash on January 12, 2018 to stockholders of record on January 2, 2018. Ventas, Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a leading real estate investment trust.

  • HOUSTON, Dec. 11, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- NCI Building Systems, Inc. today announced the sale of an aggregate of 7,150,000 shares of NCI's common stock on an underwritten basis by investment funds associated with Clayton Dubilier& Rice, LLC to Goldman Sachs& Co. LLC and RBC Capital Markets, LLC, as the underwriters in a registered offering of these shares.

  • BOSTON, Dec. 11, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- Santander Holdings USA, Inc. announced today that it has priced $1,000,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of 3.400% senior unsecured notes due 2023 and $250,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of 4.400% senior unsecured notes due 2027 in a private offering exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities...

  • NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 11, 2017-- Union Savings and Loan Association and Hibernia Bancorp, Inc., today announced they have executed a definitive agreement whereby Union will acquire Hibernia Bancorp and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hibernia Bank, in an all-cash transaction valued at $32.00 per share. In announcing the transaction, Union President and Chief...

  • WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 11, 2017-- Minerva Neurosciences, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapies to treat central nervous system disorders, today announced the appointment of Rick Russell as President. Remy Luthringer will continue as Chief Executive Officer of Minerva while resigning his position as President..

  • SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 11, 2017-- Coupa Software, a leader in cloud-based spend management, announced today that it has acquired Simeno Holdings AG, a leader in cross-catalog search and advanced catalog management.. Coupa is leading the charge in this area, first integrating Amazon Business in a unique way compared to competitors, and now integrating Simeno's...

  • CALGARY, Dec. 11, 2017/ PRNewswire/- Canadian Pacific Railway Limited announced today that it will repurchase common shares from two third-party sellers under two share repurchase programs. CP will enter into share repurchase agreements with the two third parties to purchase common shares through daily purchases between December 14, 2017 and May 14, 2018,...

  • BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 11, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- HealthSouth Corporation, one of the nation's largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based patient care, today announced the appointment of Nancy M. Schlichting as an independent director, effective today. Schlichting served as the President of the Eastern Region...

  • BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 11, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- Marriott International today announced that the owners of Avendra, LLC have completed the sale of Avendra to Aramark for $1,350 million. In addition, in conjunction with the sale of Avendra, Marriott has entered into a 5- year procurement service agreement with Aramark on behalf of its managed hotel system in the Americas.

  • ANKENY, Iowa---- Casey’ s General Stores, Inc. today reported diluted earnings per share of $1.28 for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 ended October 31, 2017, compared to $1.44 per share for the same quarter a year ago. "The Company surpassed the 2,000 store milestone and now has 200 new-store sites either under agreement or under construction at the end of the quarter,...

  • HOUSTON---- WildHorse Resource Development Corporation, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Stephanie C. Hildebrandt as an independent director to the Board, effective immediately. About WildHorse Resource Development Corporation. WildHorse Resource Development Corporation is an independent oil and natural gas company focused on...

  • Annapolis Junction, MD, Dec. 11, 2017-- Colfax Corporation, a leading diversified industrial technology company, today announced it completed the sale of its Fluid Handling business to CIRCOR International, Inc. for aggregate consideration of approximately $863 million. Colfax Corporation is a leading diversified industrial technology company that...

  • WHEATON, Ill.---- First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund has declared the Fund's regularly scheduled quarterly distribution of $0.285 per share. The Fund's Board of Trustees has approved a managed distribution policy for the Fund in reliance on exemptive relief received from the Securities and Exchange Commission which permits the Fund to make periodic...

  • WHEATON, Ill.---- First Trust/Aberdeen Emerging Opportunity Fund has declared a long-term capital gain distribution of $0.35 per share. The distribution will be payable on December 29, 2017, to shareholders of record as of December 26, 2017. First Trust Advisors L.P., the Fund's investment advisor, along with its affiliate, First Trust Portfolios L.P., are...

  • PARSIPPANY, N.J.---- The Board of Directors of Zoetis Inc. has declared a first quarter 2018 dividend payable to holders of the company’ s common stock of $0.126 per share, an increase of 20% from the quarterly dividend rate paid in 2017. The dividend is to be paid on Thursday, March 1, 2018, to holders of record on Friday, January 19, 2018. In 2016, the company generated...

  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 11, 2017-- Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of groundbreaking therapies to treat cystic fibrosis and other diseases caused by dysfunctional protein processing, today announced positive study results across all three of the company’ s CF pipeline...

  • Winston-Salem, NC, Dec. 11, 2017-- Inmar today announced that it has acquired RASMAS from Noblis Inc., a Reston, Va. based nonprofit science, technology and strategy organization. Inmar, a leading provider of recall and product withdrawal services for both pharmaceutical and consumer goods in the U.S. and Canada, has served as the exclusive reseller of RASMAS on...

  • ELKHART, Ind., Dec. 11, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- Thor Industries, Inc. today announced the appointment of Christopher J. Klein, currently Chief Executive Officer of Fortune Brands Home& Security, Inc., to serve on its Board of Directors. Prior to joining Fortune Brands, Inc., Chris held key strategy and operating positions at Bank One Corporation. Chris graduated from the...

  • FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 11, 2017-- KMG, a global provider of specialty chemicals and performance materials, today announced financial results for the fiscal 2018 first quarter ended October 31, 2017.. Sales increased 45% from the first quarter of last year to a record $110.7 million. GAAP diluted earnings per share was $0.46 compared to $0.47 per diluted share in the...