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Just Energy Announces Approval of SISP, Stalking Horse Transaction Agreement, SISP Support Agreement and Stay Extension

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 11:02pm

The Just Energy Entities intend to seek recognition in the U.S. of the SISP Order in their Chapter 15 cases.

Key Points: 
  • The Just Energy Entities intend to seek recognition in the U.S. of the SISP Order in their Chapter 15 cases.
  • The Stay Extension allows the Company to continue to operate in the ordinary course of business while conducting the SISP.
  • About Just Energy Group Inc.
    Just Energy is a retail energy provider specializing in electricity and natural gas commodities and bringing energy efficient solutions, carbon offsets and renewable energy options to customers.
  • Just Energy is the parent company of Amigo Energy, Filter Group, Hudson Energy, Interactive Energy Group, Tara Energy, and Terrapass.

QCR Holdings, Inc. Completes Private Placements of Subordinated Notes

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 10:13pm

MOLINE, Ill., Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCRH) (the Company) today announced that it has completed private placements of $100million in aggregate principal amount subordinated notes.

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  • MOLINE, Ill., Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCRH) (the Company) today announced that it has completed private placements of $100million in aggregate principal amount subordinated notes.
  • The private placements were issued in two separate tranches consisting of $45 million in aggregate principal amount of Fixed-to-Floating Rate Subordinated Notes due September 2032 (the 2032 Notes) and $55 million in aggregate principal amount of Fixed-to-Floating Subordinated Notes due September 2037 (the 2037 Notes).
  • The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the private placements for general corporate purposes, which may include, but are not limited to, repurchasing shares of common stock.
  • Piper Sandler & Co. served as the sole placement agent for the offering of the 2032 Notes.

HBT Financial, Inc. Announces Chief Financial Officer Transition Plan

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:05pm

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HBT Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: HBT) (the Company), the holding company for Heartland Bank and Trust Company (Heartland Bank), today announced that Matthew J. Doherty, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will step down from the Chief Financial Officer position on December31, 2022, but will remain with Heartland Bank serving as Treasurer as a step in Mr. Dohertys eventual retirement from the Company.

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  • BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HBT Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: HBT) (the Company), the holding company for Heartland Bank and Trust Company (Heartland Bank), today announced that Matthew J. Doherty, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will step down from the Chief Financial Officer position on December31, 2022, but will remain with Heartland Bank serving as Treasurer as a step in Mr. Dohertys eventual retirement from the Company.
  • Peter Chapman, previously the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (Great Western), will join the Company on October1, 2022, after relocating to the Bloomington, Illinois area, and assume the role of Chief Financial Officer on January1, 2023.
  • We have known Pete Chapman for several years, and we are very pleased that he will be succeeding Matt as our Chief Financial Officer.
  • As of June30, 2022, HBT had total assets of $4.2billion, total loans of $2.5billion, and total deposits of $3.7billion.

Murphy USA Inc. Announces Dividend Increase

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:30pm

The Board of Directors of Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE: MUSA) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy USA Inc. of $0.32 per share, or $1.28 per share on an annualized basis, reflecting a 3% increase from the prior quarter.

Key Points: 
  • The Board of Directors of Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE: MUSA) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy USA Inc. of $0.32 per share, or $1.28 per share on an annualized basis, reflecting a 3% increase from the prior quarter.
  • The dividend is payable on September 8, 2022, to stockholders of record as of August 30, 2022.
  • Murphy USA (NYSE: MUSA) is a leading retailer of gasoline and convenience merchandise with more than 1,650 stores located primarily in the Southwest, Southeast, Midwest and Northeast United States.
  • Murphy USA undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events, new information or future circumstances.

BYRON ALLEN'S ALLEN MEDIA GROUP ANNOUNCES HBCU GO DISTRIBUTION DEAL WITH CBS O&O DUOPOLY STATIONS FOR FOOTBALL SPORTS PACKAGE

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:28pm

With this new carriage deal, HBCU GO is currently in 60 percent of U.S. television households and 70 percent of African-American households. This news comes on the heels of HBCU GO's recent announcement of the distribution partnership with the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) and the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (CIAA) -- that grants HBCU GO cable, linear, streaming, broadcast, VOD, and pay-per-view rights to premier NCAA Division 2 HBCU conference sporting events. 

Key Points: 
  • With this new carriage deal, HBCU GO is currentlyin 60 percent of U.S. television households and 70 percent of African-American households.
  • "Allen Media Group is thrilled that the CBS O&O stations have joined our excellent group of broadcast television station partners to increase the reach of HBCU GO's high-quality sports programming," said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Allen Media Group.
  • "We are honored to work with our partners at Allen Media Group to bring live broadcasts of HBCU football games to our audiences in 12 major markets," said Wendy McMahon, President and Co-Head, CBS News and Stations.
  • Launched in 2012, the free-streaming service HBCU GO was purchased by Byron Allen in 2021 and is part of Byron Allen's Allen Media Group (AMG).

Media Invited to Learn About NASA Tools, Resources for Agriculture

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:10pm

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. CDT Thursday, Aug. 25, to discuss the agency's tools, resources, and science research available to the agriculture community.

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  • WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. CDT Thursday, Aug. 25, to discuss the agency's tools, resources, and science research available to the agriculture community.
  • For more than 50 years, NASA satellites have provided open-source and publicly available data on Earth's land, water, temperature, weather, and climate.
  • By engaging with an agricultural community adapting to changes in weather and water cycles, NASA can learn about emerging needs and demands to shape future missions.
  • More information about NASA's work in agriculture is available at:
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Ross Stores Reports Second Quarter Earnings

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:01pm

Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROST) today reported earnings per share for the 13 weeks ended July 30, 2022 of $1.11 on net income of $385 million.

Key Points: 
  • Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROST) today reported earnings per share for the 13 weeks ended July 30, 2022 of $1.11 on net income of $385 million.
  • Sales for the second quarter of 2022 were $4.6 billion versus $4.8 billion in the prior year period.
  • These results compare to earnings per share of $2.73 on net earnings of $971 million in the first half of 2021.
  • Ms. Rentler further noted, During the second quarter, we repurchased 2.9 million shares of common stock for an aggregate price of $235 million.

Silverback United, Inc. Closes $14 Million Acquisition of Market Leader in Data Driven Recruitment Software

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 4:31pm

The acquisition will be immediately accretive and will accelerate its strategy for the assetization of data on a global basis.

Key Points: 
  • The acquisition will be immediately accretive and will accelerate its strategy for the assetization of data on a global basis.
  • The acquisition is part of Silverback's strategy to build highly valuable, vertically specific data companies that can leverage Silverback's DICE data valuation engine's proprietary technology and data valuation capabilities.
  • Silverback will also pursue an aggressive organic growth strategy at Headstart, with significant opportunities to expand to organizations in the US market.
  • Silverback United Inc. is the leader in the rapidly emerging industry of treating data as an asset.

Camect Provides New Solution to Rodent, Deer, and Human Invasion

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 4:07pm

Banking Act passes cash intensive dispensary owners are at rising risk for violent and costly burglaries from humans.

Key Points: 
  • Banking Act passes cash intensive dispensary owners are at rising risk for violent and costly burglaries from humans.
  • Grow facilities face the double threat from both human crop theft and destruction from rodents and animals.
  • Camect Inc is the first to bring affordable, accurate and reliable Artificial Intelligence analytics to video and non-video security systems.
  • Our goal is to help human beings focus on what matters.

Recently Released Book, Titled For This Reason, Is a Must-Read for a Strong and Godly Marriage as It Discusses Perspectives from Both Husband and Wife

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 4:05pm

The Koenigs were inspired to write after failing in previous marriages and seeing their friends struggle with similar challenges.

Key Points: 
  • The Koenigs were inspired to write after failing in previous marriages and seeing their friends struggle with similar challenges.
  • For This Reason has a truly fascinating structure that dissects the verses of Ephesians 5 from both Mat and Dara's individual perspectives.
  • Mat and Dara's work highlights what it means to have a Godly marriage that thrives through introspection, honesty, and Christ.
  • With great boldness, they tackle controversial scripture and worldly beliefs about what it means to be a husband and a wife.