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2013/8/27
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A' rating assigned to the following auction market preferred shares (AMPS) issued by Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE: WEA) , a closed-end fund invested primarily in corporate and structured finance securities and managed by Western Asset Management Company: --$36,000,000 of AMPS, series M, consisting of 1,440 shares, with a liquidation preference of $25,000 per share; --$36,000,000 of AMPS, series W, consisting of 1,440 shares, with a liquidation preference of $25,000 per share.
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2013/8/28
Fitch Ratings has assigned the 'AAA' rating to the following notes issued by Franklin Universal Trust (NYSE: FT) , a leveraged multi-sector closed-end fund advised by Franklin Advisers, Inc. (Franklin): --$60,000,000 of 2.87% senior notes, due Aug.
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The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the U.S./Canada business of Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V. (Comex). SHW will pay $90 million in cash and assume liabilities currently valued in the range of $75 million.
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2014/4/11
Fitch Ratings on Friday downgraded its rating on Alcoa Inc. into junk territory, citing financial strains including weak aluminum prices.
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Fitch Ratings has downgraded Verizon Communications Inc.'s (NYSE: VZ) Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) and debt ratings as follows: --Long-term IDR to 'A-' from 'A'; --Senior unsecured debt to 'A-' from 'A'; --Senior unsecured bank facility to 'A-' from 'A'; --Short-term IDR to 'F2' from 'F1'; --Commercial paper to 'F2' from 'F1'.
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In a new special report, Fitch Ratings discusses the challenges, opportunity and probability of Verizon Communications Inc.'s (NYSE: VZ) entry as a viable fourth wireless operator in the Canadian wireless market.
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By Saabira Chaudhuri Fitch Ratings has raised its outlook on M&T Bank Corp.
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2013/9/17
Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'CCC+/RR5' rating to Beazer Homes USA, Inc.'s (NYSE: BZH) proposed offering of $200 million principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2021.
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Fitch Ratings has rated Boston Scientific Corp.'s (NYSE: BSX) $1.05 billion senior unsecured notes offering 'BBB-'.
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2013/8/13
Fitch Ratings assigns a 'BBB+' rating to CA, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: CA) $500 million senior notes offering.
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Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AAA' rating to Variable Rate MuniFund Term Preferred Shares (VMTP Shares) issued by DTF Tax-Free Income Fund Inc. (NYSE: DTF) , a closed-end fund (Fund) managed by Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co.
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Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AAA' rating to the following Variable Rate Term Preferred Shares (VRTP Shares) issued by Invesco Dynamic Credit Opportunities Fund (NYSE:VTA) , a closed-end fund managed by Invesco Advisers, Inc.: --$125,000,000 of VRTP shares, due September 2016, with a liquidation preference of $100,000 per share potentially issued in series C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4 and L-1.
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Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'B/RR4' rating to Standard Pacific Corp.'s (NYSE: SPF) proposed offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 6.25% senior unsecured notes due 2021.
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Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A-' rating to Verizon Communications Inc.'s (NYSE: VZ) proposed multi-tranche senior unsecured note offering.
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Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AAAmmf' rating to Western Asset Institutional U.S. Treasury Obligations Money Market Fund, a U.S.-registered money market fund governed in accordance with Rule 2a-7 of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC (LMPFA). Western Asset Management Company (Western Asset) is the fund's subadviser and provides day-to-day portfolio management.
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Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AAAmmf' rating to Western Asset U.S. Treasury Obligations Money Market Fund, Ltd., a Cayman Islands-incorporated exempted company managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC (LMPFA). Western Asset Management Company (Western Asset) is the fund's subadviser and provides day-to-day portfolio management.
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2013/8/14
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Credit rating company Fitch said Monday it is likely that German banks will continue to experience high losses from shipping portfolios next year.
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2013/9/6
Fitch Ratings has upgraded the ratings of USG Corporation (NYSE: USG) , including the company's Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'B' from 'B-'.
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Fitch Ratings notes that the $128,000,000 series C senior unsecured notes (notes) previously issued by Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund (NYSE:KYE) have been paid in full.
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2013/10/24
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- J.C. Penney Co.
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By Christian Grimm The successful implementation of the European banking union is essential to regaining investors' confidence in European banks, Deutsche Bank Co-CEO Juergen Fitschen said Wednesday.
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2013/10/3
Five Accenture executives have been named to Diversity MBA Magazine’s Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive & Emerging Leaders list.
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2013/9/6
Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE ), the leading retailer of extreme-value merchandise for teens and pre-teens, will expand its presence in Texas by launching 11 new stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth area on Sept.
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2014/3/25
By Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Five Below Inc. rallied in the extended session after the company reported fourth-quarter results that topped Wall Street estimates and provided an outlook that was generally in-line with the consensus Five Below (FIVE) shares rose 15% to $43.65 on heavy volume after the discount retailer targeting teens and pre-teens reported adjusted fourth-quarter earnings of 47 cents a share on revenue of $212 million.
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2014/3/26
By Ben Eisen, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Five Below Inc. soared in premarket trade Wednesday after beating Wall Street's earnings forecasts, while fuel-cell stocks fell, reversing a rally in the previous session.
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2014/3/25
Fourth quarter sales increase of 22.1% to $212.0 million PHILADELPHIA, March 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Five Below, Inc. (Nasdaq:FIVE) today announced financial results for the thirteen weeks and fifty-two weeks ended February 1, 2014.
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2014/3/11
PHILADELPHIA, March 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Five Below, Inc. (Nasdaq:FIVE) today announced that its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013 will be released after market close on Tuesday, March 25, 2014.
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