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2014-08-05 08:32:15

- Board of Directors Authorizes $100 Million Share Repurchase NORTH BERGEN, N.J., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE: VSI), a multi-channel specialty retailer of nutritional products, today announced preliminary results for the three months ended June 28, 2014. Total net sales in the second quarter increased 9.6% to $306.2 million compared to $279.5 million in the same period of the prior year. Reported fully-diluted earnings per share in second quarter 2014 were...

2014-08-04 08:20:36

MAUMEE, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) today announced that its board of directors has authorized a $400 million increase in its common share repurchase program. The $400 million increase in the share repurchase program brings the total to $1.4 billion since Dana's share repurchase program was initially announced in October 2012. As of June 30, 2014, Dana has returned $942 million to shareholders since the inception of the program. Dana...

2014-08-01 16:25:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neenah Paper, Inc. (NYSE:NP) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend will be payable on September 3, 2014 to stockholders of record as of close of business on August 15, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140507/85487 The new dividend rate of $0.27 per share was announced on May 22 and represents a 13 percent increase...

2014-08-01 12:23:55

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge.com has issued complimentary post-earnings insights and pulse coverage on American Capital Agency Corporation (NASDAQ: AGNC). The company was featured in the headlines on Monday, July 28, 2014, for showing significant growth in comprehensive income and net spread and dollar roll income per common share, during the second quarter of 2014. Our free...

2014-07-31 16:20:37

OMAHA, Neb., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) announced that its Board of Directors voted today to increase the quarterly dividend on the company's common shares by 10 percent to 50 cents per share. The increased dividend is payable October 1, 2014, to shareholders of record August 29, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO "We are pleased to reward our shareholders with another dividend increase," said Rob Knight, Union...

2014-07-31 08:26:39

BOISE, Idaho, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE: IDA) reported second quarter 2014 net income attributable to IDACORP of $44.5 million, or $0.89 per diluted share, compared with $46.5 million, or $0.93 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2013. For the first six months of 2014, IDACORP recorded net income attributable to IDACORP of $71.9 million, or $1.43 per diluted share, compared with $81.7 million, or $1.63 per diluted share for the first six months of 2013....

2014-07-31 08:26:19

HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL) today reported financial and operating performance for the second quarter of 2014. Highlights for the quarter include: -- Earnings of $81.2 million, or $0.52 per diluted share - adjusted((2)) -- Generated operating cash flow((1)) of $145.1 million, or $0.94 per diluted share -- Produced 58.5 Bcfe of natural gas and oil -- Increased oil production 154 percent year over year -- Generated...

2014-07-31 08:25:15

CEO Prokopanko to Return from Medical Leave on August 4 PLYMOUTH, Minn., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) today reported second quarter 2014 net earnings of $248 million, up from $218 million in the first quarter of 2014 and compared to $430 million a year ago. Earnings per diluted share were $0.64 in the quarter compared to $1.01 last year. Notable items negatively impacted earnings by $45 million, or $0.06 per share. Mosaic's net sales in the second quarter of...

2014-07-31 04:21:38

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell's (NYSE:RDS.A)(NYSE:RDS.B) second quarter 2014 earnings, on a current cost of supplies (CCS) basis (see Note 2), were $5.1 billion compared with $2.4 billion for the same quarter a year ago. Earnings included an identified net charge of $1.0 billion after tax, mainly reflecting impairments which were partly offset by divestment gains (see page 6). Second quarter 2014 CCS earnings excluding...

2014-07-30 16:24:39

PHILADELPHIA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Quarter 2014 Highlights -- Consolidated revenues up 13 percent to $987.8 million -- Agricultural Solutions segment earnings up 5 percent -- Health and Nutrition segment earnings up 11 percent -- Minerals segment earnings up 21 percent -- Consolidated adjusted earnings per share up 9 percent to $1.01 per diluted share -- Full-year 2014 outlook reaffirmed for adjusted earnings of $4.10 to $4.30...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.