The board of directors of Pfizer Inc. today declared a 28-cent
first-quarter 2015 dividend on the company’s common stock, payable March
3, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February
OPKO Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today
that they have entered into a worldwide agreement for the development
and commercialization of OPKO’s long-acting hGH-CTP for the treatment of
growth hormone deficiency (GHD) in adults and children, as well as for
the treatment of growth failure in children born small for gestational
age (SGA) who fail to show catch-up growth by 2 years of age.
Retrophin, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTRX) today announced that at a Special Meeting
of Stockholders held earlier today, the Company’s stockholders voted to
approve a proposal ratifying the prior issuance of stock options to
purchase 1,928,000 shares of common stock and 230,000 restricted shares
of common stock granted to employees between February 24, 2014 and
August 18, 2014.
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) today announced management has recommended and
the Board of Directors has authorized a plan for a tax-free spin-off of
the company’s remaining holdings in Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA) into a
newly formed independent registered investment company (“SpinCo”). The
stock of the new company will be distributed pro rata to Yahoo
shareholders, resulting in SpinCo becoming a separate publicly traded
Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESIO), a leading supplier of
innovative laser-based manufacturing solutions for the micro-machining
industry, today introduced the CornerStone™ ICP Series 1 UV laser
drilling system designed for use initially in Integrated Circuit
Packaging (ICP) applications.
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch
LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Greek stocks dropped Monday, under pressure following the victory of the anti-bailout Syriza party in Greece's general election, but European markets broadly turned higher.
- Reports Fourth-Quarter Adjusted EBITDA1 of $297 million - Reports U.S. Iron Ore Realized Pricing of $99 Per Ton in the Fourth Quarter - Seaborne Iron Ore Businesses Record Impairment Charges of $1.2 Billion in Fourth Quarter
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By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- A Thursday speech by President Obama about the housing market may move the shares of federally controlled mortgage-finance giants like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, analysts said.
EdR (NYSE:EDR), a leader in the development, ownership and management of
collegiate housing, today announced the final tax characterization for
the company’s total distributions of $0.46 per common share (CUSIP:
28140H104) 1 paid during the calendar year ended December 31,
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch NBC's "Peter Pan" pulls in half the viewers of "The Sound of Music"
NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--NBC may have high hopes for live theater in the future of broadcast television, but a flop of its live rendition of "Peter Pan" Thursday night might change its mind.
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