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2014-07-18 16:21:32

TORONTO, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Dacha Strategic Metals Inc. (TSX-V: DSM) ("Dacha") announced today that it has mailed a management information circular (the "Circular") to shareholders in connection with the annual and special meeting of shareholders to be held August 11, 2014 (the "Meeting"). A copy of the Circular is also available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. At the Meeting, shareholders will be asked to consider, among other things, resolutions relating to: -- the previously...

2014-07-18 08:21:44

CALGARY, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE) (NASDAQ: IVAN) has scheduled a special meeting of shareholders to be held on August 13, 2014. The purpose of the special meeting is to give shareholders the opportunity to approve a proposal to effect a share consolidation or reverse-split as a means of regaining compliance with NASDAQ's minimum bid price requirements prior to September 2, 2014. Details of the proposal are included in the proxy materials mailed to...

2014-07-18 08:21:14

DETROIT, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) has declared quarterly dividend payments for certain outstanding preferred stock. Each of these dividends were declared by the board of directors on July 17, 2014, and are payable on Aug. 15, 2014. A quarterly dividend payment was declared on Ally's Fixed Rate Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series G, of $45.1 million, or $17.50 per share, and is payable to shareholders of record as of Aug. 1, 2014....

2014-07-17 08:30:28

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) today announced that its board of directors has approved an increase in the Company's quarterly dividend of 16.7% and has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.21 per share and a quarterly cash dividend of $16.25 per share on its 6.5% Series A Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock, each payable on October 15, 2014, to holders of record on October 1, 2014. The 6.5% Series A...

2014-07-17 08:26:08

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fannie Mae (OTC: FNMA) was back in focus within the OTC markets to close yesterday higher by 8.8% on a big pick up in volume. This is the first serious move and volume pickup we have seen in Fannie Mae for a few weeks now as the government housing lender broke through resistance on the upside. With shares now back towards the $4.50 mark they are within striking distance of a yearly high. Windstream Technologies (OTC: WSTI) finally...

2014-07-16 16:21:56

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Alabama Power Company has declared the regular quarterly dividends on the company's outstanding preferred stock and preference stock as follows: Preferred Stock ($100 Par Value) --------------- 4.20% - $1.05 per share 4.52% - $1.13 per share 4.60% - $1.15 per share 4.64% - $1.16 per share 4.72% - $1.18 per share 4.92% - $1.23...

2014-07-16 08:32:56

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tripp Levy PLLC, a leading national securities and shareholder rights law firm, has announced that it is investigating the acquisition of International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) on behalf of investors. IGT announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with GTECH S.p.A. for the acquisition of IGT by GTECH. Under the terms of the transaction, IGT and GTECH will combine under a newly formed holding company organized in the...

2014-07-15 20:20:31

CALGARY, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Journey Energy Inc. (JOY - TSX) ("Journey" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has adopted a dividend payment policy and in connection therewith has also adopted a dividend reinvestment plan (the "DRIP") and a stock dividend program (the "SDP"). Eligible shareholders may elect to participate in the DRIP and/or the SDP commencing with the dividend to be paid on August 15, 2014 to shareholders of record as of July 31, 2014. Participation in...

2014-07-15 12:25:38

Tribune Company Board of Directors Approves the Separation of Tribune Publishing Company and Establishes July 28, 2014 as the Record Date for the Distribution of Shares of Tribune Publishing Company Common Stock CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company (OTC: TRBAA) today announced the timing and details regarding the separation of its publishing business by means of a pro-rata dividend of 98.5% of the outstanding shares of Tribune Publishing Company common stock. The...

2014-07-15 08:26:29

BOSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a Boston-based law firm representing investors nationwide, has commenced an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty by the Board of Directors of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. ("Rockwood" or the "Company") (NYSE: ROC) concerning the proposed merger of the Company with Albemarle Corporation ("Albemarle") in a cash and stock transaction. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, Rockwood...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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