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2014-10-21 16:23:52

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a 13% increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend on the Company's common stock. The regular quarterly cash dividend, which increases from $0.115 per share to $0.13 per share, is payable on November 18, 2014, to stockholders of record on the close of business on November 4, 2014. The Board intends to review the quarterly dividend each...

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 16:21:04

Q3-2014 diluted earnings per share (EPS) of C$1.04 increased 21 per cent over adjusted diluted Q3-2013 EPS of C$0.86 ((1)) CN generated record quarterly revenues and improved operating ratio to 58.8 per cent MONTREAL, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today reported its financial and operating results for the third quarter and nine-month period ended Sept. 30, 2014. Third-quarter and nine-month 2014 financial highlights -- Net income was C$853 million, or C$1.04...

2014-10-21 12:34:05

Also Recommends Voting AGAINST Adjournment of the Special Meeting of Chiquita Shareholders NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cutrale-Safra today stated it is pleased that Glass Lewis, a leading proxy advisory firm, has recommended its clients vote AGAINST the Fyffes transaction at the Chiquita Special Meeting of shareholders scheduled for October 24(th). In addition, Glass Lewis has recommended its clients vote AGAINST the proposal to adjourn the Special Meeting. In its recommendation...

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 08:44:44

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR), BCE Inc. (NYSE: BCE), Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB), and Telefonica S.A. (NYSE: TEF). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. The US markets on Monday,...

2014-10-21 08:42:46

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Analog Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI), Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: TXN), Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), and NXP Semiconductor N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On Monday, October...

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 08:39:37

OR YEHUDA, Israel, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Formula Systems (1985) Ltd. (NASDAQ: FORTY) today announced that it will hold its 2014 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Monday, November 24, 2014. The record date for shareholders entitled to vote at the meeting is October 27, 2014. The agenda for the meeting is as follows: 1) The re-election of each of Messrs. Marek Panek and Rafal Kozlowski, and Ms. Dafna Cohen, to Formula's...

2014-10-21 08:35:35

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: KERX), Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPI), Sangamo BioSciences Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO), and Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CBST). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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