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2014-02-19 08:20:23

AZOUR, Israel, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN) announced that the Board of Directors approved the distribution of a cash dividend in the amount of NIS 1.30 per share or $0.38 per share, totaling approximately NIS 27.3 million or US$8.0 million. The dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of March 26, 2014. The Company will pay the dividend out on April 10, 2014. In its decision to approve the distribution of...

2014-02-11 08:20:34

AZOUR, Israel, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN)(the "Company") announces today that, due to the untimely passing of Dr. Orna Ophir (see our immediate report in this regard, dated January 13, 2014), the Nasdaq Stock Market has notified the Company that it is not in compliance with Nasdaq's audit committee requirements, which mandate an audit committee of three board members (as set forth in Listing Rule5605(c)(2)); and that,...

2014-01-30 08:20:50

Conference Call Scheduled at 9am ET AZOUR, Israel, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN , TASE: ITRN), announced that it will be releasing its fourth quarter 2013 results on Wednesday, February 19, 2014. The Company will also be hosting a conference that day at 9am Eastern Time. On the call, management will review and discuss the results, and will be available to answer investor questions. To participate, call one of the...

2014-01-27 16:24:30

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigrodsky & Long, P.A.: -- Do you, or did you, own shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE: TEVA)? -- Did you purchase your shares between January 1, 2012 and October 29, 2013, inclusive? -- Did you lose money in your investment in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited? -- Do you want to discuss your rights? Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announces that it has filed a class action...

2014-01-15 08:31:01

NEW YORK, January 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BreedIT Corp (OTC: BRDT), through its Israeli subsidiary, BreedIT Ltd., the exclusive worldwide distributor of highly sophisticated agro-breeding solutions for plant breeders and researchers, today announced that on January 7, 2014, the Company's board of directors appointed chemistry and pharmaceutical industry expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner as its new member of the board. From 1975 to 2012, Dr. Weiner held executive positions...

2014-01-10 08:23:41

Leadership Appointment Bolsters API Business and Leadership Team ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albany Molecular Research Inc. (NASDAQ: AMRI) today announced the appointment of Vijay Kumar Batra, to the position of Managing Director, AMRI India, effective January 2, 2014. Mr. Batra will report to Steve Hagen, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Manufacturing and Pharmaceuticals. "Mr. Batra brings a wealth of experience in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and...

2013-12-26 08:20:22

AZOUR, Israel, December 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN) announced that at the annual meeting of the shareholders of Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (the "Company"), held on December 26, 2013, the following resolution was adopted: 1) To renew the appointment of the firm of Fahn Kanne & co. (a member firm of Grant Thornton international) as the Company's independent auditors for the year ending...

2013-11-13 08:21:24

AZOUR, Israel, November 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN) announced that the Board of Directors approved the distribution of a cash dividend in the amount of NIS 0.60 per share or $0.17 per share, totaling approximately NIS 12.6 million or US$3.5 million. The dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of December 23, 2013. The Company will pay the dividend out on January 8, 2014. In its decision to approve the distribution...

2013-11-13 08:21:10

Record Operating Income of $10.8m and EPS of $0.33 AZOUR, Israel, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN, TASE: ITRN), today announced its consolidated financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013. Highlights of the third quarter -- A 19 thousand increase in net subscribers in the quarter, to a record of 721 thousand as of September 30, 2013; -- Record gross margin at 51.8% and record operating margin at 25.5%;...

2013-11-05 20:23:06

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science announced today that Nancy and Stephen Grand of San Francisco have committed $50 million to advance the international study of personalized medicine. The funds will be used by the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, to operate the recently established Israel National Center for Personalized Medicine (INCPM). The Grand gift is the single largest contribution...