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2014-07-02 16:21:48

DOVER, Del., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a three-for-two stock split of the Company's outstanding common stock. The stock split will be effected in the form of a stock dividend entitling each stockholder as of the record date to receive one additional share of common stock for every two shares of common stock owned. The stock dividend will be issued on September 8, 2014 to all...

2014-07-02 08:26:52

DUBLIN, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced the final results of the elections made by stockholders of Forest Laboratories, Inc. ("Forest") regarding their preference as to the form of merger consideration they would receive in connection with Actavis' acquisition of Forest. As previously announced, on July 1, 2014, Actavis completed its acquisition of Forest, pursuant to an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement"), dated February 17, 2014, by...

2014-06-25 20:22:58

LOS GATOS, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iGo, Inc. (OTC PINK: IGOI) (the "Company") announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has approved a reverse split of the Company's common stock, par value $0.01 per share, immediately followed by a forward stock split of the Company's common stock, intended to reduce the costs associated with servicing stockholder accounts holding relatively small numbers of shares of the Company's common stock. The Board of Directors...

2014-06-04 16:27:05

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac) has declared a quarterly dividend per share on each of Farmer Mac's three classes of common stock - Class A Voting Common Stock (NYSE: AGM.A), Class B Voting Common Stock (not listed on any exchange), and Class C Non-Voting Common Stock (NYSE: AGM). The quarterly dividend of $0.14 will be payable on June 30, 2014 to holders of record of common stock as of June...

2014-05-30 16:22:26

BLAINE, WA, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BEESTON ENTERPRISES LTD. (OTCPINK: BESE) (the "Company"), today announced that on this May 30, 2014, it received approval from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") to effectuate a 1-for-10 reverse stock split of all of its issued and outstanding shares of common stock (the "Reverse Split") in the market at the open of business on June 2, 2014. The Reverse Split was authorized and approved by the Board of Directors of the...

2014-05-22 08:22:23

HOUSTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.6719 per share on its 5.375% Series B Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock, a quarterly cash dividend of $0.625 per depositary share on its 10.00% Series C Cumulative Preferred Stock, and a quarterly cash dividend of $0.609375 per depositary share on its 9.75% Series D Cumulative Preferred Stock. Each of the dividends will be paid...

2014-05-20 16:24:48

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) (the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special dividend of shares of the Company's Series C common stock payable to holders of record of the Company's Series A common stock, Series B common stock and Series C common stock as of the close of business on July 28, 2014, which is the record date for the dividend. As a result of the dividend,...

2014-05-20 12:35:39

RICHMOND, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), announced today that the Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of fifty-one cents ($0.51) per share on the common shares of the Company, payable August 11, 2014, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on July 14, 2014. In addition, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of...

2014-05-19 12:22:49

RICHMOND, Va., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Dominion (NYSE: D) has declared a quarterly dividend of 60 cents per share of common stock. Dividends are payable on June 20, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business May 30, 2014. This is the 345th consecutive dividend that Dominion or its predecessor company has paid holders of common stock. The company's last quarterly dividend was declared Jan. 17, 2014. The board of directors of Virginia...

2014-05-15 16:27:44

HOUSTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solanbridge Group Inc (OTC: SLNX) is pleased to announce that on May 14, 2014, due to the commitment of Solanbridge to the medical marijuana industry, the Company has cancelled and retired another 500 million common stock shares of SLNX. Those shares will be returned to the Company's Treasury immediately. This is the third promised share reduction of SLNX common stock--for a total cancellation and retirement of 1.5 billion common stock shares...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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