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2014-10-23 08:26:43

JACKSON, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CMS Energy announced today reported net income of $94 million, or $0.34 per share, for the third quarter of 2014 and $381 million, or $1.39 per share, for the first nine months of the year. Adjusted (non-Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) earnings per share for the third quarter were $103 million, or $0.37 per share, and for the first nine months were $390 million, or $1.42 per share. CMS Energy reaffirmed its 2014 adjusted...

2014-10-22 23:05:16

The Search for Yield: How to Boost Your Returns and Reduce Your Risk with Dividends and Buybacks Now Available Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The current investment environment is characterized by contrasts and uncertainty, but investors looking for yield continue to be rewarded handsomely by dividend and stock buybacks, according to a new book published by Mergent Business Press. At a time when fixed income returns remain low and when the stock market recovery remains volatile,...

2014-10-22 20:22:19

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC), together with its wholly owned direct finance subsidiary, Omnicom Capital Inc., today announced the pricing of their public offering of $750 million aggregate principal amount of 3.65% Senior Notes due 2024 (the "Notes"). The Notes will mature on November 1, 2024. The transaction is expected to close on October 29, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. The Notes will not be listed on any securities...

2014-10-22 16:22:47

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the general partner of ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) today increased the partnership's quarterly cash distribution by 1.5 cents to 77.5 cents per unit from 76 cents per unit, effective for the third quarter 2014, resulting in an annualized cash distribution of $3.10 per unit. The distribution is payable Nov. 14, 2014, to unitholders of record as of Nov. 3, 2014. "Completed capital-growth projects from our $7.5...

2014-10-22 08:31:37

HONG KONG, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Meditech Holdings Limited (the "Company" or "Golden Meditech", 801.HK; 910801.TW), a leading integrated healthcare enterprise in China, announced that it has brought in Gem Power International Limited as a strategic investor through issuing the convertible notes of an aggregate principal amount of US$20 million (equivalent to approximately HK$155 million). Gem Power International Limited is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of CCB...

2014-10-21 16:23:39

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: CLMT) ("Calumet" or the "Partnership") a leading independent producer of specialty hydrocarbon and fuels products, today declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.685 per unit, or $2.74 per unit on an annualized basis, for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 on all of its outstanding limited partner units. The distribution will be paid on November 14, 2014 to unitholders of record as of...

2014-10-21 16:21:25

MONTREAL, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a new share repurchase program. CN believes that the repurchase of its shares represents an appropriate and beneficial use of the Company's funds. Luc Jobin, CN executive vice-president and chief financial officer, said: "Our record speaks for itself. We continue to invest significantly in the business while maintaining a focus on consistently enhancing...

2014-10-21 12:31:57

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share on its common stock and a quarterly cash dividend of $16.25 per share on its 6.5% Series A Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock, each payable on January 15, 2015, to holders of record on January 2, 2015. The 6.5% Series A Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock is convertible, at the option of the...

2014-10-21 08:42:17

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX), announced today that its Board of Directors has reaffirmed its stock repurchase programs originally authorized in May 1999 and July 2006, and as a result the Company plans to purchase up to $4.5 million of its Class A Common Stock over the next six months, effective immediately. As of February 28, 2014, the remaining authorized share repurchase balance pursuant to the Board authorized May...

2014-10-21 08:26:12

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A. M. Castle & Co. (NYSE: CAS), a global distributor of specialty metal and plastic products, value-added services and supply chain solutions, announced today that it will release third quarter results for the period ended September 30, 2014 on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Management will hold a conference call webcast at 11:00 a.m. ET that day to review results for the third quarter and discuss market...


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