KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: KMG), a global provider of specialty
chemicals in select markets, today announced that its Board of Directors
has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.03 per common share.
& Springer LLC , a boutique securities class action law firm
focused on representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating
potential breach of fiduciary duty claims against the Board of Directors
of The Pantry, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTRY) (“Pantry” or the “Company”) relating
to the sale of the Company to Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.
(“Couche-Tard”). On December 18, 2014, the two companies announced the
signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Couche-Tard
will acquire Pantry in a merger worth $1.7 billion (including debt). As
a result of the merger, Pantry shareholders are only anticipated to
receive $36.75 per share in cash in exchange for each share they own.
Rapid home value growth continued to level off in the second half of 2014, but hardest-hit markets are still seeing double-digit value growth - Cumulatively, U.S. homes will be worth $27.5 trillion at the end of 2014, a 6.7 percent increase overall.
Shares of Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY) rose 3.7% in premarket trade Friday, after the lender announced late Thursday that the Treasury Department launched an offering to sell its remaining shares in Ally.
Orosur Mining Inc. (the “Company”) (TSX: OMI) (AIM: OMI), a South
American-focused gold producer, developer and explorer, is pleased to
announce operating results for its second quarter ended November 30,
2014 (“Q2 2015” or “the Quarter”).
Gold production of 12,854 oz (14,829 oz Q2 2014)
Cash operating costs of US$984/oz (US$761/oz Q2 2014)
Both production and cash operating costs are in line with original
guidance, and the Company remains on track to deliver its Full Year
guidance of 50,000 – 55,000 oz at a cash operating cost of US$850 -
During the Quarter Orosur extended the terms of its farm-in with
Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (“Codelco”) until January
2020, with an option to extend for an additional two years
Today, BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund, Inc. (NYSE:EGF) (the “Fund”)
announced that the Fund paid the following dividend per share:
The Fund has adopted a level distribution plan, consistent with its
investment objective and policies, to support a level distribution of
income, capital gains, and/or return of capital (the “Plan”). The
fixed amount distributed per share is subject to change at the
discretion of the Fund’s Board.
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) will host a conference call to
discuss fourth quarter and year end 2014 results on February 3, 2015 at
12:30 p.m. (ET).
To participate, dial in (877) 322-9846, access code: 58285477
(International: 631-291-4539, same access code: 58285477 ). A
replay will be available two hours after the call at 855-859-2056 or
404-537-3406 (same access code: 58285477 ). You also can
participate via webcast by visiting the Investor Relations section of
the Company’s website at www.churchdwight.com .
The Federal Bureau of Investigation says that the North Korean government is responsible for the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures (SNE) (JP:6758) . In a statement issued Friday, the FBI said it "now has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible for these actions." Sony was hit by a cyber-attack after being warned not to release the comedy "The Interview," which depicts a fictional assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
By Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch
Finish Line skids on quarterly results, outlook
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- These stocks are making notable moves on Friday:
Red Hat Inc.(RHT) performed best among S&P 500 stocks after the software maker late Thursday delivered quarterly results that topped Wall Street's forecasts.
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