Early last week, in a letter to European Commissioner for Competition
Joaquín Almunia, News Corp Chief Executive Robert Thomson opposed
Google’s settlement offer with the European Commission, saying the
internet giant is “willing to exploit its dominant market position to
In response to the decision by the Board of Directors of Family Dollar
Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) to reject Dollar General’s tender offer to
acquire all outstanding shares of Family Dollar for $80.00 per share in
cash, Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today stated that it remains
committed to acquiring Family Dollar in a transaction that would deliver
superior value to Family Dollar shareholders and is capable of being
completed on the terms proposed.
By Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--United Natural Foods Inc. shares rallied in the extended session Wednesday after the natural and organic food distributor's quarterly results and outlook topped Wall Street estimates.
Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE:HCN) today announced it has
successfully completed its public offering of 17,825,000 shares at a
price of $63.75 per share for total gross proceeds of approximately $1.1
billion, which includes 2,325,000 shares sold pursuant to the
underwriters’ exercise in full of their purchase option for additional
Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC” or the “Company”) (TSX: HBC) announced that
the Company's Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend for
holders of the Company's common shares in the amount of $0.05 per common
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) announced today that its board of
directors has approved the separation of its electronic measurement
subsidiary, Keysight Technologies Inc., and declared a special dividend
distribution of all outstanding shares of Keysight’s common stock to
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced it has created a new
services and consumables organization, the Agilent CrossLab Group, and
named Mark Doak group president, effectively immediately.
Presentation materials for the Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU)
Tokyo conference for institutional investors and analysts are now
available at Prudential's Investor Relations website,
www.investor.prudential.com. The conference begins on Thursday,
September 18 at 8:30 a.m. Japan Standard Time (corresponding to 7:30
p.m., Eastern Time, on September 17).
Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), a financial services leader with
more than $1.1 trillion of assets under management as of June 30, 2014,
has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America.
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Losses from Adobe Systems Inc. and Rackspace Hosting Inc. stood out among tech stocks Wednesday, running counter to what was an otherwise broad slate of gains for the sector.
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