Press Releases

  • DiamondRock Hospitality Company Announces Tax Treatment Of Its 2014 Dividends

    January 30 2015 4:15 PM ET

    BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DiamondRock Hospitality Company (the "Company") (NYSE: DRH), a real estate investment trust, announced today the following tax treatment of its 2014 distributions to shareholders.

    2014 Taxable
    Dividends

    2014 Non-
    Taxable
    Dividends

    Record
    Date

    Payable
    Date

  • First Potomac Realty Trust Announces Tax Reporting Information For 2014 Common And Preferred Share Distributions

    January 30 2015 4:15 PM ET

    BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE: FPO), a leader in the ownership, management, development and redevelopment of office and business park properties in the greater Washington, D.C. region, today announced the tax reporting information (Federal 1099) for the year 2014 distributions on its common and preferred shares. The information in this release is based on the preliminary results of the Company's tax filings and is subject to correction or adjustment when the filings are completed.

  • OCI Partners LP Completes all Pre-Turnaround and Pre-Shutdown Works on its Beaumont Facility

    January 30 2015 4:15 PM ET

    NEDERLAND, Texas, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OCI Partners LP (NYSE: OCIP) ("the Partnership") announced today that it has completed all pre-turnaround and pre-shutdown works on its Beaumont facility. The Partnership also announced today that it has shut down its facility to commence its planned turnaround and complete its debottlenecking project that will increase its methanol and ammonia production capacities by 25% and 15% respectively. Methanol and ammonia production capacities are expected to be 912,500 metric tons and 304,775 metric tons per annum after completion of the project.

  • SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in West Virginia Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration Due to Drought

    January 30 2015 4:15 PM ET

    ATLANTA, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations located in Greenbrier and Pocahontas counties in West Virginia as a result of drought occurring August 22 through October 15, 2014.   

  • Precision Medicine Also Key Initiative For Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

    January 30 2015 4:15 PM ET

    MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network applauds President Obama for his new Precision Medicine Initiative, and for making an important investment to advance cancer research and arm the scientific and medical community with the cutting edge tools and resources needed to fight cancer. This is especially welcome news for patients fighting pancreatic cancer who face a five-year survival rate of just seven percent.

  • Weyerhaeuser Announces Election of David Bozeman to Board of Directors

    January 30 2015 4:10 PM ET

    FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) today announced that David P. Bozeman, 46, has been elected as a member of the company's board of directors, effective Feb. 12, 2015. Bozeman currently serves as senior vice president of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Caterpillar Enterprise System Group, a position he has held since May of 2013. 

  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: 2015 Corporate Calendar

    January 30 2015 4:10 PM ET

    LONDON, January 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU / MI: FCA) announced today the following corporate calendar for year 2015:

    Date Board of Directors meetings
    29 April Group results for 1st quarter 2015
    31 July Group results for 2nd quarter 2015
    28 October Group results for 3rd quarter 2015

  • Systemax's Global Industrial Business Completes Acquisition of North American Business-to-Business MRO Supplier

    January 30 2015 4:10 PM ET

    PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Systemax Inc. (NYSE: SYX) today announced that its Industrial Products Group (www.globalindustrial.com) has completed its previously announced acquisition of the Plant Equipment Group ("PEG"), a business-to-business direct marketer of maintenance, repair and operations ("MRO") products, from TAKKT America for $25.9 million in cash, subject to certain post-closing working capital adjustments.

  • $1 million investment from Ventas, Inc. to support Greater Chicago Food Depository's older adult programs

    January 30 2015 4:09 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Greater Chicago Food Depository received $1 million Thursday from Chicago-based real estate investment trust Ventas, Inc. to support hunger-relief among older adults.

    The investment, distributed over five years, will fund the Food Depository's more than 60 older adult programs, including Choice Markets, which are food pantries for those ages 55 and above.

  • getTV Celebrates Its First Birthday On Tuesday, February 3, With A Twitter Party And Facebook Take Over, As Part Of A Month Of Firsts Featuring Premieres Of "It Happened One Night" And "His Girl Friday"

    January 30 2015 4:07 PM ET

    CULVER CITY, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- getTV is turning one on Tuesday, February 3, and viewers are invited to the birthday party! To commemorate this milestone day, the network will take to Twitter and Facebook at 6 a.m.

  • Gigamon to Participate in Goldman Sachs and Raymond James Conferences

    January 30 2015 4:05 PM ET

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon® (NYSE:GIMO), a leader in traffic visibility solutions with the innovative Unified Visibility Fabric™, today announced that its management team will be participating in the following conferences:

    Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference 2015
    San Francisco, CA
    February 10, 2015
    Presentation Time: 2:00 pm ET/11:00 am PT

  • Realty Income Joins S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats® Index

    January 30 2015 4:05 PM ET

    SAN DIEGO, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Realty Income Corporation (Realty Income, NYSE: O), The Monthly Dividend Company®, today announced the company was added to the S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats® index following the close of trading. The index is designed to measure the performance of companies within the S&P Composite 1500® that have followed a policy of consistently increasing dividends every year for at least 20 years. The index currently consists of 100 constituents; Realty Income is one of only six REITs included in the index.

  • Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.® Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

    January 30 2015 4:05 PM ET

    HOUSTON, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.® (NYSE: PB), the parent company of Prosperity Bank®, declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.2725 per share to holders of Prosperity's common stock. The first quarter dividend is payable on April 1, 2015 to all shareholders of record as of March 16, 2015. 

    Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. ®

  • NorthStar Realty Finance Declares Dividend On Series A, Series B, Series C, Series D And Series E Preferred Shares

    January 30 2015 4:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthStar Realty Finance Corp.

  • GNC Holdings, Inc. Announces 12.5% Increase in its Quarterly Dividend

    January 30 2015 4:05 PM ET

    PITTSBURGH, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC, the "Company") authorized and declared the quarterly cash dividend for the first quarter of 2015 of $0.18 per share of the Company's common stock, representing a 12.5% increase over its prior quarterly dividend.  The dividend will be paid on or about March 27, 2015 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on March 13, 2015.

  • SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Virginia Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration Due to Drought

    January 30 2015 4:04 PM ET

    ATLANTA, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations in the counties of Alleghany, Augusta, Highland, and Rockbridge in Virginia as a result of drought occurring August 22 through October 15, 2014.    

  • Sony Movie Channel Celebrates Black History Month With A Special Programming Block Mondays At 10 P.M. ET In February

    January 30 2015 4:04 PM ET

    CULVER CITY, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Movie Channel (SMC) celebrates Black History Month with a special programming block featuring African-American action heroes, Mondays in February at 10 p.m. ET. Wesley Snipes (February 2) goes behind enemy lines in THE DETONATOR, and takes on terrorists in THE CONTRACTOR; Michael Jai White (February 9) is the ultimate street-fighter in BLOOD AND BONE, and enters the Octagon in NEVER BACK DOWN 2; Samuel L.

  • National Photonics Initiative (NPI) Applauds Finalists for Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI)

    January 30 2015 3:13 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Photonics Initiative (NPI), a collaborative alliance seeking to raise awareness of photonics and increase US funding and investment in key photonics-driven fields, today commended the three consortiums led by University of Central Florida, University of Southern California and the Research Foundation for the State University of New York selected by the US Department of Defense (DOD) to submit full proposals to secure the Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI).

  • Bloomberg's Everytown Eats Crow; Apology Not Enough, Says CCRKBA

    January 30 2015 3:11 PM ET

    BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Breaking news that Michael Bloomberg's Everytown for Gun Safety lobbying group has had to retract claims it made about some gun dealers in Vermont should have the nation questioning everything else the group has said, including claims made to influence a Washington initiative campaign last year and a current effort in Nevada, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today.

  • U.S. Census Bureau: Economic Census Industry Series: Petroleum Wholesalers

    January 30 2015 3:10 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau:

    The U.S. Census Bureau today released additional figures from the 2012 Economic Census Industry Series reports for the wholesale trade sector of the economy. This release includes new statistics for petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (NAICS 4247). Examples found in this industry include gasoline merchant wholesalers, lubricating oil and grease merchant wholesalers, and petroleum bulk stations and terminals.