By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. equity investors bid up prices on Tuesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting, driving the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite into positive territory.
HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading global marketer of everyday basic
apparel under world-class brands, today announced that its Board of
Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per
share to be paid Dec.
Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq:SGYP) (the “Company”), a
developer of new drugs to treat gastrointestinal (GI) disorders and
diseases, today announced that it is offering to sell up to $150 million
principal amount of its convertible senior notes due 2019 (the “notes”)
through a private offering.
Highlights: Record net earnings of $140.3 million, or $1.41 per diluted share, for third quarter Record net earnings of $345.3 million, or $3.45 per diluted share, for first nine months GAAP combined ratio of 80.1% for third quarter and 82.2% for first nine months Annualized return on equity of 14.4% for third quarter and 12.2% for first nine months Annualized operating return on equity (a) of 11.3% for third quarter and 10.9% for first nine months Gross written premium increased 8% to $730.8 million for third quarter and 5% to $2.3 billion for first nine months Book value per share increased 8% for first nine months to $39.64
Trustmark Corporation (NASDAQ:TRMK) reported net income of $33.6 million
in the third quarter of 2014, which represented diluted earnings per
share of $0.50, an increase of 2.0% from both the prior quarter and
third quarter of 2013.
Quarterly net sales increased 12 percent compared to the prior year period to a record $492 million on strong demand in Commercial Trailer Products Record quarterly operating income of $34.9 million, an increase of 3 percent compared to the prior year period Earnings per diluted share improved to $0.25 per diluted share, an increase of $0.02 per diluted share compared to the prior year period Full-year trailer shipment guidance increased to a range of 54,500 to 56,000 trailers, reflecting continued strong demand and outlook in the Company's core dry van trailer market
LAFAYETTE, Ind., Oct.
2014 third quarter EPS of $.44 improves by 19% compared to 2013 third quarter Continued rate increases contributing to higher 2014 gross premiums written: up 9% for third quarter and 8% year to date
RICHFIELD, Ohio, Oct.
Kopin Corporation (NASDAQ: KOPN) plans to announce its third quarter
2014 financial results after market close on Tuesday, November 4, 2014,
and host a conference call for investors and analysts that day at 5:00
IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) today announced the closing of its previously
announced offering of $750 million in aggregate principal amount of
5.00% senior notes due 2022 (the “notes”). IHS used the net proceeds
from the offering of the notes, together with cash on hand, to repay all
amounts outstanding under its existing $250 million unsecured term loan
and to repay a portion of the $850 million of outstanding borrowings
under its new $1.3 billion senior unsecured revolving facility.
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