By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch
Critical intelligence before the U.S. market opens
When I was a kid, we greeted the New Year by banging pots and pans in the doorway, about as exciting as it got for a small Kansas town.
CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - November 13, 2014) - Encana Corporation (Encana) (TSX: ECA) (NYSE: ECA) announced today that the cash tender offer (the "Offer") made by Alenco Acquisition Company Inc., Encana's indirect, wholly owned subsidiary ("Alenco Acquisition") to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Athlon Energy Inc. (Athlon) (NYSE: ATHL) expired at midnight, New York City time on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 (one minute after 11:59 P.M., New York City time, on November 12, 2014). All shares that were validly tendered into the Offer and not validly withdrawn have been accepted for payment.
Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS) today declared a quarterly
dividend of fifteen cents ($0.15) per share on each outstanding share of
the Company’s Class A Common Stock and Class B Common Stock, said
dividend to be paid on December 5, 2014 to stockholders of record at the
close of business on November 24, 2014.
Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT), the leading global provider of advanced
delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and
consumer health products, today announced that it has acquired Micron
Technologies, a leading global provider of particle size engineering
Primerica, Inc. (NYSE: PRI), the leading distributor of financial
products to middle income families in North America, announced today
that Glenn Williams, who will be advancing to the role of Chief
Executive Officer, will meet with the company’s top sales force leaders
in a 9-city tour across the U.S. and Canada.
S&P assigned a junk rating of BB- to Twitter's (TWTR) credit on Thursday, saying the microblogging site's business risk profile was just "fair." The ratings company said it has a stable outlook in Twitter's credit, to reflect the company's high growth potential over the next several years, including expectations of healthy monthly active user (MAU) and revenue growth.
HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - November 12, 2014) - ZaZa Energy Corporation ("ZaZa" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ZAZA) today provided an operational update concerning its East Texas development.
LONDON--Qatar Investment Authority and Brookfield Property Partners LP Tuesday posted their offer document to Songbird Estates PLC (SBD.LN) shareholders, officially kicking off the revised offer announced earlier this month for Songbird, the owner of London's Canary Wharf business district.
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