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2014-09-19 20:21:08

DENVER, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BIOFUEL ENERGY CORP. (NASDAQ:BIOF) (the "Company") today made an announcement relating to the Company's rights offering. On or about September 22, 2014, the Company will distribute, at no charge, to the holders of its common stock transferable subscription rights to purchase common stock. Each holder of shares of Company common stock as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on September 15, 2014 (the "Record Date") will receive one subscription...

2014-09-19 12:22:25

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) (NASDAQ: FXENP), today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend payment on the Company's 9.25% Series B Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock (the "Series B Preferred Stock"). The quarterly dividend on the Series B Preferred Stock is payable on October 31, 2014, to holders of record at the close of business on September 30, 2014. The quarterly dividend payment on the...

2014-09-19 08:26:23

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xstelos Holdings, Inc. and the members of its Schedule 13D group (collectively, the "Xstelos Group" or "we") own approximately 5.0% of the outstanding shares of common stock of Affymax, Inc. (OTC: AFFY) ("Affymax" or the "Company"). Today, the Xstelos Group announced its intention to vote its shares against Affymax's proposed plan of liquidation at the September 23, 2014 Special Meeting of Shareholders. The Company's management and Board of...

2014-09-19 08:25:59

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lpath, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTN), the industry leader in bioactive lipid-targeted therapeutics, announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements to sell 3,605,042 registered shares of common stock and 3,605,042 unregistered warrants in a registered direct offering. The combined purchase price for one registered share of common stock and one unregistered warrant to purchase one unregistered share of common stock will be $3.475. The...

2014-09-19 08:23:53

ZHUHAI, China, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACTS) ("Actions Semiconductor" or the "Company"), one of China's leading fabless semiconductor companies that provides comprehensive portable multimedia and mobile internet system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for portable consumer electronics, announced today the preliminary results of its previously announced "Dutch auction" tender offer for the purchase for cash up to 60,000,000 of its issued and...

2014-09-19 08:22:42

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENER-CORE, Inc. (OTCQB: ENCR), designer and manufacturer of proprietary Gradual Oxidation technology and equipment that generates clean electric power from low quality and waste gases, is pleased to announce that it has entered into definitive agreements with certain accredited investors and institutional investors in connection with a private placement financing. Upon closing of the transaction, Ener-Core will receive gross proceeds of...

2014-09-18 20:23:06

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on licensing, developing and commercializing innovative biopharmaceutical products for companion animals, today announced the full exercise of the underwriters' option to purchase 675,000 additional shares of common stock in connection with the company's previously announced public offering of 4,500,000 shares of common stock. All of the shares are being...

2014-09-18 16:22:25

- Redemption of NYSE-listed $5.00 Dividend Preferred Stock RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Electric and Power Company (Virginia Power), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE: D), announced that it is notifying holders of its preferred stock of its plans to redeem all shares of each outstanding series of preferred stock. The redemption date of the preferred stock is Oct. 20, 2014. The shares to be redeemed include the company's $5.00 Dividend Preferred...

2014-09-18 08:35:25

PHOENIX, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Insiderslab.com revealed the latest insider trading research for Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO), Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA), United States Steel (NYSE:X), and Regions Financial (NYSE:RF). US stock investors can access these reports through the links below, including stock performance, insider trading signals, and visual results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100419/HKM001LOGO (Read full report...

2014-09-18 08:30:10

SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (NASDAQ: ONTY) today announced the pricing of previously announced concurrent but separate underwritten offerings of 10,000,000 shares of its Common Stock at a price to the public of $2.00 per share, for expected gross proceeds of $20 million and 10,000 shares of its Series A Convertible Preferred Stock at a price to the public of $2,000.00 per share, for expected gross proceeds of $20 million. Each share of Series A Convertible...


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