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Seagate Technology to Report Fiscal Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results on April 22, 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:11pm

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) will report fiscal third quarter 2020 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.

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  • Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) will report fiscal third quarter 2020 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.
  • The investment community conference call to discuss these results will take place that day at 2:00 p.m. Pacific / 5:00 p.m. Eastern.
  • 2020 Seagate Technology LLC.
  • Seagate, Seagate Technology, and the Spiral logo are registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC in the United States and/or other countries.

RiverNorth Marketplace Lending Corporation Announces Final Results of Repurchase Offer

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:09pm

RiverNorth Marketplace Lending Corporation (the Fund) (NYSE: RSF) announced the final results of its repurchase offer for up to 5%, or 306,639 of its outstanding common shares.

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  • RiverNorth Marketplace Lending Corporation (the Fund) (NYSE: RSF) announced the final results of its repurchase offer for up to 5%, or 306,639 of its outstanding common shares.
  • The repurchase offer expired at 5:00 P.M. Eastern Time on April 8, 2020.
  • Based on information provided by DST Systems, Inc., the depositary for the repurchase offer, a total of 4,875,396 shares were submitted for redemption and 306,639 shares were repurchased.
  • The information agent for the repurchase offer is DST Systems, Inc. Any questions with regard to the tender offer may be directed to the information agent toll-free at 844-569-4750.

The Hartford’s COVID-19 Personal Auto Payback Plan To Provide Customers With Relief During Pandemic

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:10pm

Recognizing the difficult time many customers are facing during the pandemic, The Hartford announced its COVID-19 Personal Auto Payback Plan, which will provide customers with a 15 percent refund on their April and May personal auto insurance premiums.

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  • Recognizing the difficult time many customers are facing during the pandemic, The Hartford announced its COVID-19 Personal Auto Payback Plan, which will provide customers with a 15 percent refund on their April and May personal auto insurance premiums.
  • We are pleased to provide this relief and hope it will alleviate some of the financial burden our customers are facing, said The Hartford's President Doug Elliot.
  • For 210 years, The Hartford has helped customers navigate through many global crises, including multiple recessions, two world wars and the 1918 influenza pandemic.
  • The company intends to issue refunds over the next two months to all personal auto insurance customers with policies in force as of April 1, 2020.

STORE Capital Announces Participation in a COVID-19 Update Call Hosted by Morgan Stanley on April 17, 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:04pm

The format will be a moderated discussion, hosted by Vikram Malhotra, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley.

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  • The format will be a moderated discussion, hosted by Vikram Malhotra, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley.
  • Interested parties are invited to join the call in a listen-only mode or access a webcast of the event on the Companys Investor Relations website.
  • STORE Capital is one of the largest and fastest growing net-lease REITs and owns a large, well-diversified portfolio that consists of investments in more than 2,500 property locations across the United States, substantially all of which are profit centers.
  • Additional information about STORE Capital can be found on its website at www.storecapital.com .

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:03pm

FTA has collective assets under management or supervision of approximately $115 billion as of March 31, 2020 through unit investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, mutual funds and separate managed accounts.

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  • FTA has collective assets under management or supervision of approximately $115 billion as of March 31, 2020 through unit investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, mutual funds and separate managed accounts.
  • Principal Risk Factors: A Fund's shares will change in value, and you could lose money by investing in a Fund.
  • First Trust Municipal CEF Income Opportunity ETF (MCEF) and First Trust CEF Income Opportunity ETF (FCEF) invest in closed-end funds (CEFs).
  • In addition, a Fund's investment performance and risks may be related to the investment and performance of the underlying funds.

HanesBrands to Hold Virtual Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:00pm

The meeting will be held solely by means of remote communication in a virtual meeting format.

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  • The meeting will be held solely by means of remote communication in a virtual meeting format.
  • Stockholders as of the close of business on Feb. 18, 2020, will be able to access the annual meeting webcast at www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/HBI2020 .
  • During the virtual meeting, stockholders will be able to listen to the proceedings of the meeting, ask questions, and vote their shares if they have not submitted proxies in advance.
  • Whether or not stockholders plan to attend the virtual annual meeting, HanesBrands urges stockholders to vote and submit their proxies in advance of the meeting by one of the methods described in the proxy materials.

INVESTOR ALERT: Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action on Behalf of eHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Investors

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:30pm

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased eHealth, Inc. ("eHealth" or the Company") (NASDAQ: EHTH ) securities between March 19, 2018 and April 7, 2020, inclusive (the Class Period).

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  • Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased eHealth, Inc. ("eHealth" or the Company") (NASDAQ: EHTH ) securities between March 19, 2018 and April 7, 2020, inclusive (the Class Period).
  • eHealth investors have until June 8, 2020 to file a lead plaintiff motion.
  • Investors suffering losses on their eHealth investments are encouraged to contact the Law Offices of Howard G. Smith to discuss their legal rights in this class action at 888-638-4847 or by email to howardsmith@howardsmithlaw.com .
  • On April 8, 2020, Muddy Waters Research published a report alleging, among other things, that eHealth misled investors regarding member churn and revenue recognition.

LK TRADING HALTED: Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Announces the Filing of Expanded Securities Class Action on Behalf of Luckin Coffee Inc. (LK) Investors

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:30pm

Luckin investors have until April 13, 2020 to file a lead plaintiff motion.

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  • Luckin investors have until April 13, 2020 to file a lead plaintiff motion.
  • This class action expands the class definition in earlier filed cases.
  • On this news, Luckins share price fell $3.91, or nearly 11%, to close at $32.49 per share on January 31, 2020, thereby injuring investors.
  • On April 7, 2020, NASDAQ halted trading of Luckins securities for news pending at a last sale price of $4.39.

Fortive Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend on its Common Stock and its Preferred Stock

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:30pm

Fortive Corporation (Fortive) (NYSE: FTV) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per share of its common stock, par value $0.01 per share, payable on June 26, 2020 to common stockholders of record on May 29, 2020.

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  • Fortive Corporation (Fortive) (NYSE: FTV) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per share of its common stock, par value $0.01 per share, payable on June 26, 2020 to common stockholders of record on May 29, 2020.
  • In addition, Fortive announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $12.50 per share of its 5.00% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, Series A, par value $0.01 per share, payable on July 1, 2020 to preferred stockholders of record on June 15, 2020.
  • Fortive is a diversified industrial technology growth company comprised of Professional Instrumentation and Industrial Technologies businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets.
  • With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our companys operating model is the Fortive Business System.

Clearwater Paper Appoints Michael J. Murphy as Chief Financial Officer

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:15pm

Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) today announced the appointment of Michael (Mike) J. Murphy as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective April 13, 2020, to oversee the companys finance and strategy functions.

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  • Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) today announced the appointment of Michael (Mike) J. Murphy as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective April 13, 2020, to oversee the companys finance and strategy functions.
  • Arsen S. Kitch, president and chief executive officer, said, On behalf of the board, I am pleased to welcome Mike Murphy to Clearwater Paper.
  • Mr. Murphy joins Clearwater Paper from NxEdge, Inc., where he served as CFO.
  • Clearwater Paper manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation.

Whipping Cream Market 2019-2023 | Increasing Number of Cafes to Boost Growth | Technavio

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:30pm

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  • Our whipping cream market report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies demand for organic whipping cream as one of the prime reasons driving the whipping cream market growth during the next few years.
  • We provide a detailed analysis of around 25 vendors operating in the Whipping Cream Market, including some of the vendors such as Conagra Brands, DMK GROUP, Fonterra Co-operative Group, Land O'Lakes, Nestl, and The Kraft Heinz Company.
  • Backed with competitive intelligence and benchmarking, our research reports on the Whipping Cream Market are designed to provide entry support, customer profile and M&As as well as go-to-market strategy support.
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Global Underground Gas Storage Market 2019-2023 | Global Initiatives To Reduce GHG Emissions to Boost Growth | Technavio

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:00pm

Our underground gas storage market report covers the following areas:

Key Points: 
  • Our underground gas storage market report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies increase in unconventional gas production as one of the prime reasons driving the underground gas storage market growth during the next few years.
  • We provide a detailed analysis of around 25 vendors operating in the Underground Gas Storage Market, including some of the vendors such as Costain Group, ENGIE, Gazprom, Polskie Grnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo, and Uniper.
  • Backed with competitive intelligence and benchmarking, our research reports on the Underground Gas Storage Market are designed to provide entry support, customer profile and M&As as well as go-to-market strategy support.
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Strategic Education, Inc. Schedules First Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call and Announces Change of Location for Annual Meeting

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:55pm

Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRA) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its first quarter earnings on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

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  • Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRA) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its first quarter earnings on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
  • To participate in the live call on April 29, investors should dial (877) 303-9047 ten minutes prior to the start time.
  • As previously announced, Strategic Education will hold its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.
  • Stockholders of record as of Friday, February 28, 2020, the record date, are entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting.

First Trust/Aberdeen Global Opportunity Income Fund Announces Results of Annual Shareholder Meeting

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:50pm

First Trust/Aberdeen Global Opportunity Income Fund (NYSE: FAM) (the Fund) announced today that, based on voting results, shareholders of the Fund voted at the annual meeting of shareholders to elect Robert F. Keith as a Class I Trustee to continue to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Fund for a three-year term.

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  • First Trust/Aberdeen Global Opportunity Income Fund (NYSE: FAM) (the Fund) announced today that, based on voting results, shareholders of the Fund voted at the annual meeting of shareholders to elect Robert F. Keith as a Class I Trustee to continue to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Fund for a three-year term.
  • James A. Bowen, Niel B. Nielson, Richard E. Erickson and Thomas R. Kadlec are current and continuing Trustees of the Fund.
  • Additionally, shareholders voted at the annual meeting against a shareholders non-binding proposal requesting the Board of Trustees to consider authorizing a self-tender offer for all outstanding common shares of the Fund at or close to net asset value.
  • According to the vote tally, the majority of shares voted at the annual meeting voted against the shareholder proposal and as a result, the shareholder proposal did not pass.

First Trust Energy Income and Growth Fund Declares its Quarterly Distribution of $0.58 Per Share

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:49pm

First Trust Energy Income and Growth Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE American: FEN) has declared the Fund's regularly scheduled quarterly distribution of $0.58 per share.

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  • First Trust Energy Income and Growth Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE American: FEN) has declared the Fund's regularly scheduled quarterly distribution of $0.58 per share.
  • The distribution will be payable on April 30, 2020, to shareholders of record as of April 23, 2020.
  • The Fund focuses on investing in MLPs and related public entities in the energy sector which the Fund's investment sub-advisor believes offer opportunities for income and growth.
  • The Fund is treated as a regular corporation, or a "C" corporation, for United States federal income tax purposes and, as a result, is subject to corporate income tax to the extent the Fund recognizes taxable income.

Alan Gold, Executive Chairman of Innovative Industrial Properties, Responds to Short-Seller Report

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:43pm

Mr. Gold, however, strongly refutes any inference that he is not firmly committed to the long-term success of IIP.

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  • Mr. Gold, however, strongly refutes any inference that he is not firmly committed to the long-term success of IIP.
  • Alan Gold has served as IIPs Executive Chairman since IIPs inception in 2016.
  • Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. is a self-advised Maryland corporation focused on the acquisition, ownership and management of specialized industrial properties leased to experienced, state-licensed operators for their regulated medical-use cannabis facilities.
  • Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust, commencing with the year ended December 31, 2017.

CoreSite Announces First Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:38pm

CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnection solutions in major U.S. metropolitan areas, today announced it will host its first quarter 2020 earnings conference call on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time, and will issue its financial results prior to market open on Thursday, April 30, 2020.

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  • CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnection solutions in major U.S. metropolitan areas, today announced it will host its first quarter 2020 earnings conference call on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time, and will issue its financial results prior to market open on Thursday, April 30, 2020.
  • A replay will be available until May 7, 2020, and can be accessed after the call by dialing 1-844-512-2921 (domestic) or 1-412-317-6671 (international).
  • The earnings conference call also will be offered as a simultaneous webcast, accessible by visiting CoreSite.com and clicking on the Investors link.
  • CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) delivers secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnection solutions to a growing customer ecosystem across eight key North American markets.

Simulations Plus Reports Record Second Quarter FY2020 Revenue

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:35pm

Operationally, we grew revenues 22% for the quarter and 23% year-to-date, driving a nearly 16% increase in year-to-date net income and strengthening our balance sheet.

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  • Operationally, we grew revenues 22% for the quarter and 23% year-to-date, driving a nearly 16% increase in year-to-date net income and strengthening our balance sheet.
  • John Kneisel, chief financial officer of Simulations Plus, added: We finished the quarter with $12.2 million in cash.
  • A replay of the webcast will be available at the Simulations Plus website following the call.
  • Further information on our risk factors is contained in our quarterly and annual reports and filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

REV Group, Inc. Provides Financial Update and Detailed Cost Actions

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:32pm

REV Group, Inc. (NYSE: REVG), a manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicles, is providing an additional financial update and further actions taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • REV Group, Inc. (NYSE: REVG), a manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicles, is providing an additional financial update and further actions taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • We are implementing cost saving and operational actions to enhance liquidity and maintain financial flexibility, stated REV Group, Inc. President and CEO Rod Rushing.
  • REV Group, Inc. currently maintains strong liquidity with approximately $200 million of availability under its existing ABL credit facility including cash on hand.
  • REV Group (REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services.

Zuora CEO to Participate in Investor Conference Call Hosted by Jefferies

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:30pm

Zuora, Inc. (NYSE: ZUO), the leading cloud-based subscription management platform provider, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Tien Tzuo, is scheduled to participate in an investor conference call hosted by Jefferies on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (1:00 p.m. Eastern Time).

Key Points: 
  • Zuora, Inc. (NYSE: ZUO), the leading cloud-based subscription management platform provider, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Tien Tzuo, is scheduled to participate in an investor conference call hosted by Jefferies on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (1:00 p.m. Eastern Time).
  • The presentation will be webcast on the Zuora investor relations website at https://investor.zuora.com .
  • Zuora provides the leading cloud-based subscription management platform that functions as a system of record for subscription businesses across all industries.
  • Zuora is a registered trademark of Zuora, Inc. Third party trademarks mentioned above are owned by their respective companies.

Retailers Welcome Financial ‘Bridge to the Other Side’ of Pandemic but Ask for More Aid for Larger Businesses

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:25pm

We also appreciate Treasury Secretary Mnuchins comments today related to continued discussions with Federal Reserve Chairman Powell on how the two agencies can continue to help larger businesses that collectively employ millions of Americans with greater liquidity and a bridge to the other side of this pandemic.

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  • We also appreciate Treasury Secretary Mnuchins comments today related to continued discussions with Federal Reserve Chairman Powell on how the two agencies can continue to help larger businesses that collectively employ millions of Americans with greater liquidity and a bridge to the other side of this pandemic.
  • We continue to press our case with the White House asking for deferred payment of duties on imported goods until the economy is on a stronger footing.
  • The National Retail Federation, the worlds largest retail trade association, passionately advocates for the people, brands, policies and ideas that help retail thrive.
  • Retail is the nations largest private-sector employer, contributing $3.9 trillion to annual GDP and supporting one in four U.S. jobs 52 million working Americans.

Vivint Smart Home Provides Business Update Related to COVID-19

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:24pm

Vivint Smart Home, Inc. (NYSE:VVNT), a leading smart home company, today announced several business updates related to COVID-19.

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  • Vivint Smart Home, Inc. (NYSE:VVNT), a leading smart home company, today announced several business updates related to COVID-19.
  • Vivint Smart Home provides essential services to more than 1.5 million customers across North America.
  • Vivint Smart Home is a leading smart home company in North America.
  • Vivint delivers an integrated smart home system with in-home consultation, professional installation and support delivered by its Smart Home Pros, as well as 24/7 customer care and monitoring.

Consumers Respond to CDC Guidelines and Have Changed Their Behaviors Dramatically Since March; Prosper April Survey Shows

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:23pm

The data provides some insights into how the pandemic has affected the emotions, shopping patterns and social practices of Americans.

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  • The data provides some insights into how the pandemic has affected the emotions, shopping patterns and social practices of Americans.
  • The continuous urging of compliance to the Coronavirus guidelines each day at the White House daily briefings is showing traction among consumers.
  • A large majority of consumers are responding to the guidelines.
  • Prosper Insights & Analytics is a global leader in consumer intent data serving financial services, marketing technology, retail and marketing industries.

Essential Utilities to Report Earnings for Q1 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:14pm

Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE:WTRG) expects to report earnings for the quarter ended March 31, 2020 following market close May 6, 2020.

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  • Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE:WTRG) expects to report earnings for the quarter ended March 31, 2020 following market close May 6, 2020.
  • The companys conference call with financial analysts will take place Thurs., May 7, 2020 at 11 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
  • The conference call will be archived in the Investor Relations section of the companys website for 90 days following the call.
  • Additionally, the call will be recorded and made available for replay at 2 p.m. on May 7, 2020 for 10 business days following the call.

Bloom Energy to Webcast 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:15pm

Bloom Energy (NYSE: BE) will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders ("Annual Meeting") on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time.

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  • Bloom Energy (NYSE: BE) will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders ("Annual Meeting") on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time.
  • Due to the public health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and to support the health and well-being of our stockholders, employees and directors, this years Annual Meeting has been changed to a virtual format only.
  • The meeting will be webcast to the public and can be accessed at: www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/BE2020 .
  • As described in the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting previously distributed, you are entitled to participate in the Annual Meeting if you were a stockholder of record at the close of business on March 16, 2020, the record date.

Dow announces results from Annual Stockholder Meeting

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:15pm

Dow Inc. (NYSE: DOW) is pleased to report the preliminary results of its 2020 Annual Meeting.

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  • Dow Inc. (NYSE: DOW) is pleased to report the preliminary results of its 2020 Annual Meeting.
  • Following the Companys 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of 70 cents per share, payable June 12, 2020, to shareholders of record on May 29, 2020.
  • Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth.
  • References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries.

Camden Property Trust to Hold Virtual Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:15pm

Camden Property Trust (NYSE:CPT) (the Company) today announced due to the emerging public health impact of the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) and to support the health and well-being of its shareholders, the time and location of the Annual Meeting of shareholders has been changed.

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  • Camden Property Trust (NYSE:CPT) (the Company) today announced due to the emerging public health impact of the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) and to support the health and well-being of its shareholders, the time and location of the Annual Meeting of shareholders has been changed.
  • In light of public health concerns regarding the coronavirus outbreak, the Annual Meeting will be held in a virtual meeting format only.
  • Shareholders may vote during the Annual Meeting by following the instructions available on the meeting website during the meeting.
  • Whether or not shareholders plan to attend the Annual Meeting, we urge shareholders to vote and submit their proxy in advance of the Annual Meeting by one of the methods described in the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting.

Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action on Behalf of eHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Investors

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:04pm

Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (GPM), a national investors rights law firm, announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased eHealth, Inc. ("eHealth" or the Company") (NASDAQ: EHTH ) securities between March 19, 2018 and April 7, 2020, inclusive (the Class Period).

Key Points: 
  • Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (GPM), a national investors rights law firm, announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased eHealth, Inc. ("eHealth" or the Company") (NASDAQ: EHTH ) securities between March 19, 2018 and April 7, 2020, inclusive (the Class Period).
  • eHealth investors have until June 8, 2020 to file a lead plaintiff motion.
  • On April 8, 2020, Muddy Waters Research published a report alleging, among other things, that eHealth misled investors regarding member churn and revenue recognition.
  • On this news, eHealth's stock price fell $12.82, nearly 12%, to close at $103.20 per share on April 8, 2020, thereby injuring investors.

Hudson Executive Responds to USA Technologies’ Latest Improper Action That Threatens a Fair and Democratic Election of Directors

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

Hudson Master Fund and its Investment Manager, Hudson Executive Capital LP (collectively, Hudson Executive) recognize that the Bylaws purport to grant the Company a right to require supplementation of information provided by candidates for the Board.

Key Points: 
  • Hudson Master Fund and its Investment Manager, Hudson Executive Capital LP (collectively, Hudson Executive) recognize that the Bylaws purport to grant the Company a right to require supplementation of information provided by candidates for the Board.
  • Hudson Executive delivered the Notice on February 14, 2020, and the Company has since refused repeated requests to confirm that the Notice was properly delivered.
  • Hudson Executive has made no decisions regarding which of the identified candidates, if any, it may eventually recommend to the Company.
  • Hudson Executive does not believe the election of its nominees at the Annual Meeting would trigger an event of default under the facility.

Rayonier Scheduled to Release First Quarter Earnings on April 29

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:15pm

Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) plans to release its first quarter 2020 earnings after the market closes on Wednesday, April 29, 2020.

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  • Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) plans to release its first quarter 2020 earnings after the market closes on Wednesday, April 29, 2020.
  • Rayonier will host a conference call and live audio webcast at 10:00 a.m. (EDT) on Thursday, April 30 to discuss these results.
  • Supplemental materials and access to the live audio webcast will be available at www.rayonier.com .
  • A replay of the webcast will be archived on the Companys website and available shortly after the call.

Argan, Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 Per Share

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:15pm

Argan, Inc. (NYSE: AGX) (Argan) announced that today its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $0.25 per share of common stock, payable April 30, 2020 to stockholders of record at the close of business on April 22, 2020.

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  • Argan, Inc. (NYSE: AGX) (Argan) announced that today its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $0.25 per share of common stock, payable April 30, 2020 to stockholders of record at the close of business on April 22, 2020.
  • Argans primary business is providing a full range of services to the power industry including the renewable energy sector.
  • Argan also owns SMC Infrastructure Solutions, which provides telecommunications infrastructure services, and The Roberts Company, which is a fully integrated fabrication, construction and industrial plant services company.
  • View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200409005782/en/

Boston Private to Announce First Quarter 2020 Results

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:15pm

Boston Private is a leading provider of integrated wealth management, trust and banking services to individuals, families, businesses and nonprofits.

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  • Boston Private is a leading provider of integrated wealth management, trust and banking services to individuals, families, businesses and nonprofits.
  • For more than 30 years, Boston Private has delivered comprehensive advice coupled with deep technical expertise to help clients simplify their lives and achieve their goals.
  • The firm offers the capabilities of a large institution with the superior service of a boutique firm to clients across the United States.
  • Boston Private is the corporate brand of Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BPFH).

Qualstar Corporation Announces Plan to Delist from Nasdaq and Deregister Its Common Stock

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:30pm

Qualstar Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), a leading manufacturer of data storage solutions and high-efficiency power supplies, today announced that it will voluntarily delist its common stock from The Nasdaq Stock Market and, based upon ownership of its shares by fewer than 300 holders of record, deregister its common stock under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and suspend its public reporting obligations.

Key Points: 
  • Qualstar Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), a leading manufacturer of data storage solutions and high-efficiency power supplies, today announced that it will voluntarily delist its common stock from The Nasdaq Stock Market and, based upon ownership of its shares by fewer than 300 holders of record, deregister its common stock under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and suspend its public reporting obligations.
  • We currently have a strong balance sheet with no debt, and do not need to raise equity capital to pursue our business initiatives.
  • For these reasons, our Board voted unanimously to voluntarily delist from Nasdaq and deregister under the Exchange Act.
  • The Company can provide no assurance that trading in its common stock will continue on the OTC Markets Group or otherwise.

Finance Industry Veteran Ellen Richey Appointed to Green Dot Board of Directors

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:30pm

The Board of Directors of Green Dot Corporation (NYSE: GDOT) appointed Ellen Richey, former vice chairman and chief risk officer, Visa Inc., as a director of the Company.

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  • The Board of Directors of Green Dot Corporation (NYSE: GDOT) appointed Ellen Richey, former vice chairman and chief risk officer, Visa Inc., as a director of the Company.
  • Ms. Richey brings over 40 years of legal and risk management experience, most recently serving as Visas vice chairman of risk and public policy.
  • We are delighted to welcome Ms. Richey to Green Dots Board of Directors, said William I Jacobs, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Green Dot Corporation.
  • Green Dot Corporation is headquartered in Pasadena, California, with additional facilities throughout the United States and in Shanghai, China.

Polaris Announces an Incremental $300 Million Unsecured Term Loan Under Existing Credit Facility

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:15pm

Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that it has entered into an incremental $300 million 364-day unsecured term-loan facility, further increasing the Companys liquidity position.

Key Points: 
  • Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that it has entered into an incremental $300 million 364-day unsecured term-loan facility, further increasing the Companys liquidity position.
  • Execution of this new term loan with our long-standing banking partners provides us with an additional liquidity buffer to navigate these uncertain times, said Mike Speetzen, Polaris Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
  • U.S. Bank National Association served as administrative agent, lead left arranger and lead bookrunner for the new term-loan agreement.
  • Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments, and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts.

Fortune Brands Announces Virtual Format for Its Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS) (the Company), an industry-leading home and security products company, today announced that, due to the public health impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Company has changed the location and format of its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting) to a virtual-only format.

Key Points: 
  • Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS) (the Company), an industry-leading home and security products company, today announced that, due to the public health impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Company has changed the location and format of its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting) to a virtual-only format.
  • Stockholders will not be able to attend the Annual Meeting in person.
  • The Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. (CDT) in a virtual meeting format only at www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/FBHS2020 .
  • As described in the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting previously distributed, stockholders as of the close of business on March 2, 2020, the record date, are entitled to participate in the Annual Meeting.

Lumeris Launches Open Source COVID-19 Predictive Analytics Model to Help Prevent Unplanned Hospitalizations

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:00pm

Provider organizations are facing unprecedented resource constraints due to the COVID-19 pandemic and need solutions that leverage resources more efficiently, said Michael Cousins, Chief Analytics Officer, at Lumeris.

Key Points: 
  • Provider organizations are facing unprecedented resource constraints due to the COVID-19 pandemic and need solutions that leverage resources more efficiently, said Michael Cousins, Chief Analytics Officer, at Lumeris.
  • We developed this predictive model to help PCPs and care teams proactively manage their high-risk patients and to potentially avoid hospitalizations.
  • This model is easy to implement and can integrate into an organizations existing EHR workflows to optimize resource capacity as needed.
  • To read more information on the Lumeris Virtual Care Access Package, visit the Lumeris COVID-19 solution page .

Impac Mortgage Holdings, Inc. Announces Agreement to Amend and Extend Maturity Date of its Convertible Promissory Notes

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:04pm

The Notes were originally issued pursuant to a Note Purchase Agreement, dated May 8, 2015, which terms will remain in effect other than as amended by the foregoing.

Key Points: 
  • The Notes were originally issued pursuant to a Note Purchase Agreement, dated May 8, 2015, which terms will remain in effect other than as amended by the foregoing.
  • Impac Mortgage Holdings, Inc. (IMH or Impac) provides innovative mortgage lending and real estate solutions that address the challenges of todays economic environment.
  • Impacs operations include mortgage lending, servicing, portfolio loss mitigation and real estate services as well as the management of the securitized long-term mortgage portfolio, which includes the residual interests in securitizations.
  • For additional information, questions or comments, please call Justin Moisio, Chief Administrative Officer at (949) 475-3988 or email Justin.Moisio@ImpacMail.com .

Citrix Systems to Announce First Quarter 2020 Financial Results Before Market Open on Thursday, April 23

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS), today announced that it plans to report financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020 on Thursday, April 23, 2020 before market open.

Key Points: 
  • Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS), today announced that it plans to report financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020 on Thursday, April 23, 2020 before market open.
  • ET the first quarter 2020 earnings letter discussing financial results, quarterly highlights, and business outlook will be posted at http://www.citrix.com /investors .
  • The call will be accessible via webcast by visiting the Investor Relations section of the Citrix corporate website at http://www.citrix.com /investors .
  • Citrix is a registered trademark of Citrix Systems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries.

U.S. Army Extends Fluor LOGCAP IV Contract for Afghanistan, Africa and Southern Combatant Commands

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:16pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200409005756/en/

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200409005756/en/
    Fluor employees on LOGCAP IV Africa review and discuss a project with the U.S. Army.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Fluor has supported the Armys LOGCAP operations for many years and we are honored that our contract has been extended, said Tom DAgostino , president of Fluors Government Group.
  • Fluor serves its clients by designing, building and maintaining safe, well executed, capital-efficient projects around the world.
  • For more information, please visit www.fluor.com or follow Fluor on Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn and YouTube .

Associated Capital Reports Preliminary First Quarter Book Value of  $36.70 to $36.90 Per Share

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:01pm

Associated Capital Group, Inc. (AC or the Company), announced today a range of its first quarter preliminary book value of $36.70 to $36.90 per share, driven largely by changes in mark-to-market values.

Key Points: 
  • Associated Capital Group, Inc. (AC or the Company), announced today a range of its first quarter preliminary book value of $36.70 to $36.90 per share, driven largely by changes in mark-to-market values.
  • Assets under management were $1.51 billion at March 31, 2020 as compared to $1.59 billion at March 31, 2019.
  • Associated Capital will be issuing further details on its financial results in early May.
  • We have also earmarked proprietary capital for our direct investment business that invests in new and existing businesses.

Pipeline Therapeutics to Participate in the 19th Annual Needham Virtual Healthcare Conference

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

Pipeline Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for neuroregeneration, today announced that the company will participate in the 19th Annual Needham Virtual Healthcare Conference, a fully virtual management access conference, taking place April 14-15.

Key Points: 
  • Pipeline Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for neuroregeneration, today announced that the company will participate in the 19th Annual Needham Virtual Healthcare Conference, a fully virtual management access conference, taking place April 14-15.
  • Pipeline Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for neuroregeneration, including synaptogenesis, remyelination and axonal repair.
  • The companys lead product candidate, PIPE-505, is a small molecule gamma secretase inhibitor (GSI) to treat mild-to-moderate sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) associated with cochlear synaptopathy.
  • The company also has a portfolio of programs, including PIPE-307, focused on remyelination and axonal repair, to address a range of neurological disorders, including multiple sclerosis.

 Orion Engineered Carbons Announces Annual General Meeting

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:30pm

Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (NYSE: OEC) (the Company), a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance Carbon Black, today announced that its board of directors has declared to convene the annual general meeting of the shareholders of the Company (the Annual General Meeting) on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at 2:00 P.M. Central European Time at the office of the Company, located 6, Route de Trves, L-2633 Senningerberg (Municipality of Niederanven), Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and to set the record date for the admission of the Companys shareholders to the Annual General Meeting as April 23, 2020, at 11:59 P.M. Central European Time.

Key Points: 
  • Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (NYSE: OEC) (the Company), a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance Carbon Black, today announced that its board of directors has declared to convene the annual general meeting of the shareholders of the Company (the Annual General Meeting) on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at 2:00 P.M. Central European Time at the office of the Company, located 6, Route de Trves, L-2633 Senningerberg (Municipality of Niederanven), Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and to set the record date for the admission of the Companys shareholders to the Annual General Meeting as April 23, 2020, at 11:59 P.M. Central European Time.
  • About Orion Engineered Carbons S.A.
    Orion is a worldwide supplier of Carbon Black.
  • Orion runs 14 global production sites.
  • For more information please visit the Orion website www.orioncarbons.com .

Ameriprise Financial Announces 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be Held as a Virtual Meeting

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

Shareholders of record of Ameriprise Financial as of March 2, 2020 are invited to the companys virtual shareholder meeting.

Key Points: 
  • Shareholders of record of Ameriprise Financial as of March 2, 2020 are invited to the companys virtual shareholder meeting.
  • Shareholders may participate, vote and review materials at www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/amp2020 or by visiting ir.ameriprise.com .
  • Shareholders are reminded that they must use their 16-digit control number, which was included with their proxy materials, to participate in the meeting or register as a guest to listen to the meeting.
  • At Ameriprise Financial, we have been helping people feel confident about their financial future for more than 125 years.

CBRE Clarion Global Real Estate Income Fund (NYSE: IGR) Declares Monthly Distribution for April

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:30pm

SHAREHOLDERS WILL BE SENT A FORM 1099-DIV FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR INDICATING HOW TO REPORT FUND DISTRIBUTIONS FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES.

Key Points: 
  • SHAREHOLDERS WILL BE SENT A FORM 1099-DIV FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR INDICATING HOW TO REPORT FUND DISTRIBUTIONS FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES.
  • The estimated allocations presented above are based on the Funds monthly calculation of its year-to-date net investment income, capital gains and returns of capital.
  • The Funds investment income is mainly comprised of distributions received from the real estate investment trusts (REITs) and other companies in which it invests.
  • Net investment income refers to the Funds investment income offset by its expenditures, which include the fees paid to the investment adviser and other service providers.

American Tower Corporation Calls for Redemption All of Its Outstanding 2.800% Senior Notes

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:30pm

American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) today announced its election to call for redemption all of its outstanding 2.800% senior unsecured notes due 2020.

Key Points: 
  • American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) today announced its election to call for redemption all of its outstanding 2.800% senior unsecured notes due 2020.
  • In accordance with the redemption provisions of the notes and the Indenture, dated as of May 23, 2013, as supplemented by the Supplemental Indenture No.
  • 3, dated as of May 7, 2015, the notes will be redeemed at a price equal to the principal amount of the notes, together with accrued interest, if any, up to, but excluding, the redemption date.
  • The Company intends to fund the redemption with borrowings under its $2.25 billion senior unsecured revolving credit facility, as amended and restated in December 2019, and cash on hand.

Southwestern Energy Schedules First Quarter Conference Call for May 1, 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:16pm

A replay of the call will also be available until May 22, 2020 at 877-344-7529, International 412-317-0088, or Canada Toll Free 855-669-9658, access code 10140146.

Key Points: 
  • A replay of the call will also be available until May 22, 2020 at 877-344-7529, International 412-317-0088, or Canada Toll Free 855-669-9658, access code 10140146.
  • Southwestern Energy Company is an independent energy company engaged in natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil exploration, development, production and marketing.
  • For additional information, visit our website www.swn.com .
  • View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200409005712/en/

Immunomic Therapeutics Forms Collaboration with EpiVax and PharmaJet to Develop Novel Vaccine Candidate Against COVID-19 Using Its Investigational UNITE Platform

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:00pm

Immunomic will work with leaders from EpiVax and PharmaJet, who have a wealth of immunology and vaccine delivery expertise, to rapidly develop its COVID-19 vaccine.

Key Points: 
  • Immunomic will work with leaders from EpiVax and PharmaJet, who have a wealth of immunology and vaccine delivery expertise, to rapidly develop its COVID-19 vaccine.
  • We believe that our UNITE platform, which has shown promising results in infectious disease applications, is well-suited to develop novel vaccines for coronaviruses, said Dr. William Hearl, CEO of Immunomic Therapeutics.
  • EpiVax CEO, Dr. Annie De Groot, said My company is thrilled to partner with ITI and PharmaJet on this important project.
  • We are pleased to be collaborating with Immunomic and EpiVax on this important program, said Chris Cappello, President and CEO of PharmaJet, Inc.

UDR Announces Dates for First Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:16pm

UDR, Inc. (NYSE: UDR ), announced today that it will release its first quarter 2020 financial results on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 after the market closes.

Key Points: 
  • UDR, Inc. (NYSE: UDR ), announced today that it will release its first quarter 2020 financial results on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 after the market closes.
  • A conference call will be held on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time.
  • During the conference call, company officers will review first quarter results, discuss recent events, and conduct a question-and-answer period.
  • To participate in the webcast:
    The webcast of the Companys first quarter 2020 conference call will be available on UDR's website at ir.udr.com .

Celanese Launches Sustainability on Celanese.com

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:45pm

Recently, Celanese was awarded the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Recently, Celanese was awarded the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for 2020.
  • Also of late, Celanese acquired Elotex , a portfolio of redispersible polymer powders that helps to improve the sustainability of building materials.
  • Celanese also formed an ESG Council made up of senior leaders from key ESG-related functional and business areas with special representation from its regional leadership.
  • Even during these challenging times, it is important to help stakeholders stay informed of the actions Celanese is taking to address sustainability and ESG topics.