--$100,000 World of Difference grant will fund research lacking today --1 in 68 U.S. children is on the autism spectrum, up tenfold in 40 years
--Half of children with autism at risk for disease, depression --Running may hold key to better development for children with autism BLOOMFIELD, Conn.
BOSTON , July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The four John Hancock closed-end funds listed below declared their monthly distributions today as follows:
Declaration Date: July 1, 2014 Ex Date: July 9, 2014 Record Date: July 11, 2014 Payment Date: July 31, 2014 Ticker Fund Name Distribution Per Share Change From Previous Distribution Market Price as of 6/30/2014 Annualized Current Distribution Rate at Market HPI Preferred Income Fund $0.1400 - $20.59 8.16% HPF Preferred Income Fund II $0.1400 - $20.69 8.12% HPS Preferred Income Fund III $0.1222 - $17.91
MFS Investment Management ® (MFS ® ) announced today
monthly distributions of the following closed-end funds, all with
declaration dates of July 1, 2014, ex-dividend dates of July 15, 2014,
record dates of July 17, 2014, and payable dates of July 31, 2014:
*Distribution from "Other Sources" may contain sources of income other
than ordinary income, such as short term capital gains, long term
capital gains, or return of capital, which can not be determined until
the close of the fund's fiscal year end.
The Board of Directors of Citigroup Inc. today declared dividends on
Citigroup’s preferred stock as follows:
– 8.125% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series AA, payable August 15,
2014, to holders of record on August 5, 2014.
Nuveen Investments, a leading global provider of investment services to
institutions as well as individual investors, today announced that
Nuveen Massachusetts Premium Income Municipal Fund has issued Variable
Rate MuniFund Term Preferred (VMTP) shares through a private placement
with a qualified institutional buyer, as defined pursuant to Rule 144A
under the Securities Act of 1933 (the Securities Act). The proceeds of
the preferred issuance will be used to redeem all of the Fund’s
outstanding MuniFund Term Preferred (MTP) shares as previously
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at record levels, led by gains in the health-care, tech and consumer discretionary sectors.
BOSTON , July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund (NYSE: HTD) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund advised by John Hancock Advisers, LLC, today announced an increase in its monthly distribution amount from $0.1100 per share to $0.1210 per share, which reflects a 10% increase.
Expanded the Arlington Senior Loan Program to $400 million from original target size of $300 million
Increased equity commitments and completed new $400 million loan securitization to provide program leverage
Achieved an advance rate of 90%, placing approximately $360 million of CLO notes rated Aaa through B2
Securitization included two classes of Aaa rated notes with one class priced at L+175 bps and the other class priced at L+153 bps with a reset to L+198 bps after two years
As a result of this transaction, NewStar does not expect to consolidate the results of the Arlington Fund with NewStar's consolidated financial results beginning in the second quarter of 2014
BOSTON, July 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NewStar Financial Inc. (Nasdaq:NEWS) , a specialized commercial finance company, announced today that it has increased the size of the NewStar Arlington Senior Loan Program (the "Arlington Fund" or the "Program") to
Benioff to deliver vision for Salesforce1, the only customer platform that lets users run their businesses from their phones Special guests from Deutsche Telekom, Nestle Foundation, Roche Diagnostic and Software AG to join Benioff onstage
Salesforce.com partners with Munich Foodbank to help feed the hungry; attendees encouraged to donate on site and online Tune into Salesforce Live on July 3 at 10 a.m. CET to watch the keynote SAN FRANCISCO , July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) , the world's #1 CRM platform, announced today that Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff will deliver the keynote at the Salesforce1 World Tour Munich on July 3 .
The New Home Company Inc. (NYSE:NWHM) today announced that it has
entered into a new three-year, $125 million senior unsecured credit
facility with U.S. Bank National Association d/b/a Housing Capital
Company, which it intends to use for general corporate purposes.
DANVERS, Mass., July 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Abiomed, Inc. (Nasdaq:ABMD) , a leading provider of breakthrough heart support technologies, announced today that it has acquired ECP Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH ("ECP"), a medical device company based in Berlin, Germany.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - July 01, 2014) - BBX Capital Real Estate, a division of BBX Capital Corporation (NYSE: BBX), announced today it has entered into a joint venture agreement with an affiliate of Procacci Development Corporation.
HOUSTON, July 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) ("Whitestone") , announced today that the Company will release financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 after the market closes Tuesday, August 5, 2014.
AKRON, Ohio , July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Net income from continuing operations for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 was $19.1 million , or $0.65 per diluted share; adjusted net income from continuing operations for the third quarter of fiscal 2014, excluding certain items, was $21.8 million , or $0.74 per diluted share, a 48% improvement over the prior-year quarter The Company benefitted from both organic growth as well as acquisitions in the quarter Company raises full-year fiscal 2014 adjusted net income guidance to a range of $2.31 to $2.36 per diluted share A.
The Rosen Law Firm, P.A. announces that it is investigating potential
securities fraud claims against STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA)
resulting from allegations that the Company may have made false and
misleading disclosures concerning its business operations and prospects.
NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFSI) (the "Company" or "AmTrust") today announced that it has closed its previously announced underwritten public offering of 4,000,000 of its depositary shares (the "Depositary Shares"), each representing a 1/40 th interest in a share of its newly-designated 7.25% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series B, at a public offering price of $25.00 per Depositary Share, for gross proceeds of $100 million.
ALBANY, N.Y. , July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMRI (NASDAQ: AMRI) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Oso Biopharmaceuticals Manufacturing, a former portfolio company of Altaris Capital Partners, LLC.
Prudential Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc. (NYSE:ISD), (the
“Fund”), a diversified, closed-end management investment company,
announced today its unaudited investment results for the quarter ended
May 31, 2014.
Ultratech, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTEK) a leading supplier of lithography,
laser-processing and inspection systems used to manufacture
semiconductor devices and high-brightness LEDs (HB-LEDs), today
announced that it will release its second quarter 2014 earnings results
before the market opens on Thursday, July 17, 2014.
HOUSTON, July 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Memorial Production Partners LP (Nasdaq:MEMP) announced today that it has closed its previously announced acquisition of certain oil producing properties in Wyoming for approximately $915 million, subject to customary post-closing adjustments.
HOUSTON , July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.'s ® (NYSE: PB) Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Announcement, scheduled for before the market opens on Friday, July 25, 2014 , you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet at 10:30 AM, Eastern Time ( 9:30 AM, Central Time ) on that day.
Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for
real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that it has been
named a leader in Gartner's 2014 Magic Quadrant* for Security
Information and Event Management (SIEM). Gartner evaluated Splunk®
Enterprise and the Splunk
App for Enterprise Security , award-winning products used for
security by thousands of organizations around the world.
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