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Pfizer Inc. (PFE) and Western Oncolytics announced that they have entered into a development collaboration, license and option agreement to advance Western Oncolytics' novel oncolytic vaccinia virus, WO-12. Oncolytic viruses are viruses engineered to kill cancer cells while sparing healthy cells, which...

Gland Pharma Limited, an Indian pure-play generic injectable pharmaceutical products company, announced a definitive agreement under which Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co. Ltd., a Chinese health care provider, will acquire an approximate 86% stake in Gland for up to $1.26 billion. Fosun Pharma...

Brink's Co. (BCO), a provider of security-related services, reported Thursday that its second-quarter net income attributable to the company was $0.3 million or $0.01 per share, compared to prior year's loss of $12.9 million or $0.26 per share in 2015. Adjusted earnings were $0.38 per share, compared...

Pentair plc (PNR) reported second-quarter net income of $142.8 million or $0.78 per share, down from $147.8 million or $0.81 per share in the prior-year quarter. However, adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations were $1.11, compared to 1.08 per share in the year-ago period. On average,...

Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) reported 2016 second-quarter earnings of $801 million, or $1.51 per share, compared with $826 million, or $1.51 per share, in the second quarter of 2015. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report earnings of $0.97 per share for the quarter. Analysts'...

The New York Times Company (NYT) reported adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.11 in the second quarter of 2016 compared with $0.13 in the second quarter of 2015. On average, three analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $0.11. Analysts'...

Meredith Corp. (MDP), a media and marketing company, reported Fourth-quarter net loss of $90.52 million, compared to last year's profit of $42.58 million. Loss per share was $2.03 per share, compared to earnings of $0.94 per share in the prior-year period. Meredith recorded special items in the...

While reporting its second-quarter financial results today, Central Pacific Financial Corp. (CPF) said its board of directors has increased the quarterly cash dividend by 14.3 percent. On July 27, 2016, the company's board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share on the company's...

EQT GP Holdings LP (EQGP) announced net income attributable to EQGP of $51.2 million for the second quarter. For the second quarter of 2016, EQGP will pay a quarterly cash distribution of $0.15 per unit, which will be paid on August 22, 2016 to EQGP unitholders of record at the close of business on...

BFC Financial Corp. (BEF) and BBX Capital Corp. (BBX) Thursday announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement between the companies. As per the agreement, BBX's shareholders other than BFC will be entitled to receive, at their election, 5.4 shares of BFC's Class A Common Stock or...

CBS Corp. (CBS) announced its Board has approved to raise the company's quarterly dividend by 20%, from 15 cents to 18 cents per share. The new rate will take effect on the next scheduled dividend payment date of October 1, 2016, to shareholders of record as of September 9, 2016. The Board of CBS...

MasterCard Inc (MA) reported a second-quarter net income of $983 million, an increase of 7% or 8% on a currency-neutral basis, and earnings per share of $0.89, up 10% or 11% on a currency-neutral basis versus the year-ago period. Both Adjusted earnings per share and revenue for the quarter beat analysts'...

While reporting its second-quarter financial results today, automotive parts maker BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) forecast earnings for the third quarter in line with analysts' estimates and narrowed its full-year 2016 outlook. For the third quarter, the company expects net sales growth within a range of 13.0...

EMCOR Group, Inc. (EME), a mechanical and electrical construction services provider, reported Thursday that its second quarter net income from continuing operations attributable to the company was $56.5 million, or $0.92 per share, compared to $47.0 million, or $0.74 per share last year. Adjusted...

Oracle (ORCL) announced a definitive agreement to acquire NetSuite (N), the very first cloud company in a deal valued at $109.00 per share in cash, or approximately $9.3 billion. The transaction is expected to close in 2016. "We expect this acquisition to be immediately accretive to Oracle's earnings...

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