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Apr 01, 2020 16:14 ET
Georgia Power invites Georgians to say 'thank you' to employees during Thank a Lineman Month
ATLANTA, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- For the eighth year in a row, Georgia Power and other electric utilities in Georgia are celebrating and thanking utility workers across the state. The daily work done by linemen in Georgia's communities is always recognized, but their work is especially pronounced during today's challenges from the escalating COVID-19 pandemic across the nation. Utility crews and personnel continue to respond to outages and essential work in all conditions and following severe weather, including spring thunderstorms and tornadoes.
Apr 01, 2020 16:14 ET
PCA Announces Plans to Take Economic Downtime at its Jackson, AL Uncoated Freesheet Mill
Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE: PKG) today announced plans to temporarily idle both paper machines and the sheet-converting operation at its Jackson Mill in Jackson, AL for the months of May and June 2020. This is expected to reduce paper production by approximately 70,000 tons, and the mill is expected to restart on July 6, 2020. The Company’s paper mill in International Falls, MN will continue to operate at capacity during this period. The Company anticipates inventory to be at appropriate levels after this downtime. "Due to the effects of the COVID-19 virus pandemic on paper consump
Apr 01, 2020 16:11 ET
Bright Mountain Media Engages MZ Group to Lead Strategic Investor Relations and Shareholder Communication Program
Bright Mountain Media, Inc. (OTCQB: BMTM) (“Bright Mountain Media” or the “Company”), an end-to-end digital media and advertising services platform, has engaged investor relations specialists MZ Group (MZ) to lead a comprehensive strategic investor...
Apr 01, 2020 16:10 ET
ACM Research Appoints Jim Straus as Vice President of Sales for North America
ACM Research, Inc. (“ACM” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:ACMR), a leading supplier of wafer cleaning technologies for advanced semiconductor devices, today announced the appointment of Jim Straus as Vice President of Sales for North America.  In his new...
Apr 01, 2020 16:10 ET
RLI First Quarter Earnings Release & Teleconference
RLI Corp. (NYSE: RLI) – RLI Corp. announced today that it will release its first quarter 2020 earnings after market close on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.
Apr 01, 2020 16:09 ET
KESSLER TOPAZ MELTZER & CHECK, LLP - IMPORTANT DEADLINE REMINDER FOR TUPPERWARE BRANDS CORPORATION INVESTORS
The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP reminds Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:  TUP) (“Tupperware”) investors that a securities fraud class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Central District...
Apr 01, 2020 16:09 ET
INVESTIGATION ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Announces it is Investigating Claims Against ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm
The Schall Law Firm, a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (“ServiceMaster” or “the Company”) (NYSE:
Apr 01, 2020 16:07 ET
Nevro Provides First Quarter and FY2020 Update
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevro Corp. (NYSE: NVRO), a global medical device company that is providing innovative, evidence-based solutions for the treatment of chronic pain, today announced preliminary unaudited worldwide revenue for the quarter ended March 31, 2020 and the withdrawal of its full year 2020 financial guidance issued on February 25, 2020.  In addition, the Company provided an update on the actions it is taking in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
DMC GLOBAL REDUCES WORKFORCE BY APPROXIMATELY ONE THIRD TO ADDRESS ECONOMIC DOWNTURN AND CONTRACTION OF CORE MARKET
DMC Global Inc. (Nasdaq: BOOM) today reported it has reduced its workforce by 264 positions, 97 of which were temporary workers.  The reduction, which eliminated approximately one third of DMC’s workforce, was taken primarily to address sharply...
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
Karyopharm Therapeutics Reports Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)
Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: KPTI), an oncology-focused pharmaceutical company, today announced that the Compensation Committee of Karyopharm’s Board of Directors granted stock options to purchase an aggregate of 161,500 shares of...
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
Mondelēz International Completes Acquisition of Give & Go
Mondelēz International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) today announced it has completed its previously announced agreement to acquire a significant majority interest in Give & Go, a North American leader in fully-finished sweet baked goods and owners of the...
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
MYR Group Inc. Announces Change to a Virtual Meeting Format for 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
MYR Group Inc. (“MYR Group”) (NASDAQ: MYRG), a holding company of leading specialty contractors serving the electric utility infrastructure, commercial and industrial construction markets in the United States and western Canada, announced a change...
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
OrthoPediatrics Corp. Announces Acquisition of ApiFix Ltd. with FDA-Approved Non-Fusion Scoliosis Technology
OrthoPediatrics Corp. (“OrthoPediatrics” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:KIDS), a company focused exclusively on advancing the field of pediatric orthopedics, is pleased to announce that it has acquired ApiFix Ltd. (“ApiFix”), including its minimally...
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
AIO, CBH and ACV Declare Monthly Distributions
The Boards of Trustees of AllianzGI Artificial Intelligence & Technology Opportunities Fund (NYSE: AIO), AllianzGI Convertible & Income 2024 Target Term Fund (NYSE: CBH), and AllianzGI Diversified Income & Convertible Fund (NYSE: ACV) (each a “Fund” and, collectively, the “Funds”) announced today that they have declared the following distributions on the Funds’ common shares:
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
AllianzGI Convertible & Income Fund Declares Monthly Dividend
The Board of Trustees of AllianzGI Convertible & Income Fund (NYSE: NCV) (the “Fund”) announced today that it has declared a dividend of $0.0425 per common share. The distribution announced today reflects a reduction of $0.01 per common share from the amount of the Fund’s most recent monthly common share dividends. The reduction takes into account many factors, including the Fund’s cost of leverage, current and expected earnings, and the overall market environment, among others.
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
Arcos Dorados Postpones Its Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting
Arcos Dorados Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ARCO) (“Arcos Dorados” or the “Company”), Latin America’s largest restaurant chain and the world’s largest independent McDonald’s franchisee, today announced that, in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the related travel restrictions and border closures, it has determined that it would be in the best interest of the Company and its shareholders to postpone the Company’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting (the “AGM”), which was originally scheduled to be held on April 28, 2020 in Montevideo, Uruguay at 10:00 a.m. local time for shareholders of record
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
Calamos Investments Announces Calamos Global Dynamic Income Fund (NASDAQ: CHW) to Adopt Level Distribution Policy, Calamos Closed-End Funds (NASDAQ: CHI, CHY, CSQ, CGO, CHW, CCD and CPZ) Announce Mont
NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Calamos Investments®* has announced monthly distributions and sources of distributions paid in April 2020 to shareholders of its seven closed-end funds (the Funds) pursuant to the Funds' respective distribution plans.
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
Criteo Provides an Update to its Financial Guidance and Comments on its Liquidity Position in the Context of the Global COVID-19 Turmoil
NEW YORK, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Criteo S.A. (NASDAQ: CRTO), the global technology company powering the world's marketers with trusted and impactful advertising, today provides an update to its financial outlook for the first quarter 2020 and comments on its financial liquidity in the context of the global economic turmoil triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Criteo has also determined to withdraw its previously issued financial guidance for fiscal year 2020 due to the growing impact of COVID-19 on the global operating and economic environment. 
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
CSG Systems International to Hold 2020 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call on May 6
CSG® (NASDAQ: CSGS) invites you to participate in a conference call on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at 5:00pm EDT to discuss the company's first quarter 2020 earnings results. The one-hour conference call will feature CSG President and Chief Executive Officer, Bret Griess, and CSG Chief Financial Officer Rollie Johns.
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
E*TRADE Releases Monthly Sector Rotation Study
E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) today released the data from its monthly sector rotation study, based on the E*TRADE customer net percentage buy/sell behavior for stocks that comprise the S&P 500 sectors.
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Provides Update on Clinical Development Activities and Business Operations During COVID-19 Pandemic
PALO ALTO, Calif., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: EIGR), focused on the development and commercialization of targeted therapies for serious rare and ultra-rare diseases, today provided an update on the impact of the rapidly progressing global COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic.  Eiger has put into place remote operations and new policies to maintain the safety and well-being of our employees, while working to maintain business continuity as this unprecedented global situation continues to evolve.  The company has taken appropriate steps to ensure the safety
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
Minoru Koshibe has Joined Greenhill as a Senior Advisor Focused on Japan
NEW YORK, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Minoru Koshibe has joined the Firm as a Senior Advisor focused on Japan.  He will be based in Greenhill's Tokyo office.
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
Ryder Enhances Liquidity with $400M Syndicated Term Loan
Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management,
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
SEC Awards $68 Million Task Order to ICF
FAIRFAX, Va., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has awarded ICF (NASDAQ: ICFI), a global consulting and digital services provider, a task order with a potential value of $68 million over 10 years to deliver enterprise-wide database administration services.
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
Verint Offers Analytics to Help Customers Gain Improved COVID-19 Visibility
Verint® Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: VRNT), The Customer Engagement Company™, today announced it is providing a Covid-19 rapid response effort to complement its Interaction Analytics solution for organizations needing immediate and ongoing insight into Covid-19 impacts on customers and employees now mostly workin
Apr 01, 2020 16:05 ET
Verisign to Report First Quarter 2020 Financial Results
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global provider of domain name registry services and internet infrastructure, today announced that its earnings call for the first quarter 2020, will take place on Thursday, April 23, 2020, at 4:30 p.m. (EDT). The earnings news release will be distributed to the wire services at approximately 4:05 p.m. (EDT) that day and will also be available directly from the company’s website at
Apr 01, 2020 16:04 ET
Ally Financial Moves To A Virtual-only Annual Meeting of Stockholders
DETROIT, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) today announced that its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held only virtually through an internet webcast.
Apr 01, 2020 16:02 ET
Portola Pharmaceuticals Reports Inducement Grants Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc.® (NASDAQ: PTLA) announced today that on March 31, 2020, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors approved, effective as of March 31, 2020, the grant to eight new employees of (i) inducement stock options to purchase an aggregate of 16,100 shares of common stock, and (ii) awards of 8,050 restricted stock units in the aggregate.
Apr 01, 2020 16:02 ET
STAG Industrial To Report First Quarter 2020 Results April 30, 2020
BOSTON, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- STAG Industrial, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: STAG) today announced that the Company will release its first quarter 2020 operating and financial results after market close on Thursday, April 30, 2020. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call on Friday, May 1, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
Apr 01, 2020 16:01 ET
Ascendis Pharma A/S Reports Full-Year 2019 Financial Results
Ascendis Pharma A/S (Nasdaq: ASND), a biopharmaceutical company that utilizes its innovative TransCon™ technologies to address unmet medical needs, today announced financial results for the full year ended December 31, 2019. “Following a...
Apr 01, 2020 16:01 ET
FLOW CAPITAL APPOINTS NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, PROVIDES COVID-19 IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND OTHER BUSINESS UPDATES
Flow Capital Corp. (TSXV: FW) (“Flow Capital” or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Gaurav Singh as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective April 1, 2020. Gaurav succeeds Donnacha Rahill, who held the role since 2014...
Apr 01, 2020 16:01 ET
McGrath RentCorp Announces Renewal of $420 Million Financing
McGrath RentCorp (NASDAQ: MGRC) (the “Company”), a diversified business-to-business rental company, today announced that it has renewed its $420 million credit facility with a syndicate of banks.  The five year facility matures on March 31, 2025...
Apr 01, 2020 16:01 ET
Affimed Announces FDA Granted Orphan Drug Designation for Lead Innate Cell Engager AFM13 for the Treatment of T-cell Lymphoma
Heidelberg, Germany, April 1, 2020 – Affimed N.V. (Nasdaq: AFMD), a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company committed to giving patients back their innate ability to fight cancer, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...
Apr 01, 2020 16:01 ET
Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Topline Data for New Development Program - Etrasimod Controlled-Release (CR)
SAN DIEGO, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) today announced positive topline data from a Phase 1 clinical study evaluating controlled-release delivery profiles (CR) for its investigational agent, etrasimod, a highly selective, once-daily, oral sphingosine 1-phosphate (S1P) receptor modulator.
Apr 01, 2020 16:01 ET
CryoLife Provides Business Update in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
ATLANTA, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading cardiac and vascular surgery company focused on aortic disease, announced today it has taken multiple steps to focus on the health and welfare of its employees, patients, and customers.
Apr 01, 2020 16:01 ET
Dr. Roeland Nusse: Gairdner Award Recipient and Bio-Techne Board of Directors Member
MINNEAPOLIS, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ:TECH) today announced a member of its board of directors, Dr. Roeland Nusse, has become one of the 2020 Canada Gairdner International Award recipients. 
Apr 01, 2020 16:01 ET
Majesco Acquires InsPro Technologies: Strengthens and Scales Position in L&A and Group Segment
Majesco (NASDAQ: MJCO), a leading cloud and SaaS provider for insurance businesses, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of InsPro Technologies Corporation (OTCBB: ITCC), a U.S. based software leader in the life and annuity insurance market.
Apr 01, 2020 16:01 ET
National Storage Affiliates Announces Internalization of Its Largest PRO and Appointment of David Cramer as Its Chief Operating Officer
National Storage Affiliates Trust (“NSA” or the "Company") (NYSE: NSA) today announced the closing, effective March 31, 2020, of the previously announced internalization of the Company's largest participating regional operator ("PRO"), SecurCare Self Storage, Inc. ("SecurCare").
Apr 01, 2020 16:01 ET
Vail Resorts Provides Business Update In Response To COVID-19
BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 1, 2020 /CNW/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today provided an update on its response to the evolving impact of COVID-19 on its business.
Apr 01, 2020 16:01 ET
Vail Resorts Provides Business Update In Response To COVID-19
BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today provided an update on its response to the evolving impact of COVID-19 on its business.
Apr 01, 2020 16:01 ET
X4 Pharmaceuticals Announces Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)
X4 Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: XFOR), a leader in the discovery and development of novel therapies targeting diseases resulting from dysfunction of the CXCR4 pathway, today announced that on March 31, 2020, the Compensation Committee of X4’s Board of Directors issued an inducement award to new employees under the X4 Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2019 Inducement Equity Incentive Plan (the “2019 Inducement Plan”). The 2019 Inducement Plan is used exclusively for the grant of equity awards to individuals who were not previously an employee of X4. The inducement awards consist of options to purchase an
Apr 01, 2020 16:00 ET
Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors That Class Action Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against Crown Castle International, MGP Ingredients, Aaron’s, and Canaan and Encourages Investors to Contact th
Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm, reminds investors that class actions have been commenced on behalf of stockholders of Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI, CCI-PA), MGP Ingredients, Inc....
Apr 01, 2020 16:00 ET
Donegal Group Inc. Announces First Quarter 2020 Webcast
Donegal Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DGICA) and (NASDAQ:DGICB) announced that the Company plans to hold a live webcast on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at 11:00AM Eastern Time, to discuss its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020.  You may listen...
Apr 01, 2020 16:00 ET
OpGen and Curetis Successfully Close their Business Combination Transaction
OpGen, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPGN, “OpGen”), a precision medicine company harnessing the power of molecular diagnostics and informatics to help combat infectious disease, announced today that the business combination between Curetis and OpGen has...
Apr 01, 2020 16:00 ET
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited Class Action Alert: Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP reminds investors that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States Distric
NEW YORK, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP  reminds investors of the upcoming May 18, 2020 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the federal securities class action filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited ("Alpha and Omega" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: AOSL) investors who purchased securities between August 7, 2019 and February 5, 2020, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Apr 01, 2020 16:00 ET
Booz Allen Hamilton Commits $100 Million+ to Support Employees and Communities Through Pandemic Resilience Program
Booz Allen Hamilton today announced a pandemic resilience program of more than $100 million to support its 27,000 employees and the communities where they live and work. The program includes major benefit program enhancements to support employees dealing with health, childcare, and COVID-related issues; a pledge of job security at least through July 1; and a commitment to provide funding, assistance, and technology expertise to aid vulnerable populations, military families, veterans and frontline healthcare workers.
Apr 01, 2020 16:00 ET
Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. Announces Location Change of Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on April 16, 2020
Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. (“IS&S” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: ISSC) today announced notice of a change in location of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on April 16, 2020 (the “Annual Meeting”). In light of public health concerns regarding the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), and the travel and public gathering restri
Apr 01, 2020 16:00 ET
INVESTOR ALERT: Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action on Behalf VMware, Inc. (VMW) Investors
Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased VMware, Inc. ("VMware" or the "Company") (NYSE: VMW) securities between March 30, 2019 and February 27, 2020, inclusive (the “Class Period”). VMware investors have until June 1, 2020 to file a lead plaintiff
Apr 01, 2020 16:00 ET
Medical Professionals Across Merck & Co., Inc., Pfizer Inc., and Eli Lilly and Company Activate to Support Health Systems, First Responders and Patients Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Merck & Co., Inc., (NYSE: MRK), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced medical service volunteer programs to enable employees who are licensed medical professionals to aid in the fight against COVID-19 while maintaining their base pay.
Apr 01, 2020 16:00 ET
Medical Professionals Across Merck & Co., Inc., Pfizer Inc., and Eli Lilly and Company Activate to Support Health Systems, First Responders and Patients Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Merck & Co., Inc., (NYSE: MRK), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced medical service volunteer programs to enable employees who are licensed medical professionals to aid in the fight against COVID-19 while maintaining their base pay.