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EMCORE Corp (EMKR) said Wednesday it has agreed to sell its Space Photovoltaics business to an affiliate of private equity firm Veritas Capital for $150 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close in December 2014 or January 2015. In connection with this transaction, an affiliate of...

WhiteWave Foods Coy (WWAV), a consumer packaged food and beverage company, Wednesday agreed to acquire So Delicious Dairy Free from its existing shareholders, led by Wasserstein & Co., for about $195 million in cash. Best known for its plant-based beverages, creamers, cultured products and frozen...

Dollar General Corp. (DG) said Wednesday that it remains committed to acquiring Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) in a deal that would deliver superior value to Family Dollar shareholders and is capable of being completed on the terms proposed. Dollar General also said that it remains confident in...

Five Star Quality Care Inc (FVE), a senior living and healthcare services company, Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net loss of $5.4 million or $0.11 per share compared with a profit of $1.6 million or $0.03 per share last year. Results for the recent quarter included a loss from discontinued operations...

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSII) said Wednesday that its chairman of the board, Glen Nelson, plans to retire and will not stand for re-election at the company's 2014 annual meeting of shareholders on November 12, when his term ends. In appreciation for his 11 years of service as a Cardiovascular...

Clarcor Inc. (CLC) reported net income for the third quarter of $41.7 million or $0.82 per share, compared to $28.7 million or $0.57 per share for the year-ago quarter. Excluding items, adjusted net income for the third quarter was $42.1 million or $0.83 per share, compared to $33.7 million or $0.67...

Parkland Fuel Corp (PKI.TO), a marketer of fuel and petroleum products, Wednesday agreed to buy the assets of Pioneer Energy for C$378 million, subject to the satisfaction of closing conditions and adjustments. The deal price includes $259 million in cash, $119 million in common shares of Parkland,...

Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) said Wednesday that Mike McMullen, senior vice president, Agilent, and president of the company's Chemical Analysis Group, will succeed William Sullivan as chief executive officer on March 18, 2015. Sullivan will remain as an advisor through the end of the company's...

Scientific instruments maker Agilent Technologies Inc (A) said Wednesday its board approved the separation of its electronic measurement subsidiary, Keysight Technologies Inc, and declared a special dividend distribution of all outstanding shares of Keysight's common stock to Agilent shareholders. For...

Flexion Therapeutics Inc (FLXN) said Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration informed the company that a clinical hold has been placed on patient enrollment and dosing in an ongoing Phase 2b clinical trial evaluating FX006 in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. Following the announcement,...

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) said Wednesday that it expects third quarter earnings of $0.34 to $0.38 per share, which includes estimated pre-tax charges of $34 million related to the acquisition and financing of Severstal Columbus, LLC that occurred mid-September, and required post-acquisition estimated...

InterDigital Inc (IDCC), a wireless research and development company, said Wednesday that its Chairman Steven Clontz plans to retire at the end of his term, which extends until the June 2015 annual meeting of shareholders. He will be succeeded by Douglas Hutcheson at that time. Clontz joined InterDigital's...

Sagent Pharmaceuticals Inc (SGNT) Wednesday announced the launch of Ketorolac Tromethamine Injection, USP, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent, in three preservative-free glass vials. According to IMS, for the 12 months ending July 2014, the US market for Ketorolac approximated $34 million. Ketorolac...

Basic Energy Services Inc (BAS) Tuesday completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Pioneer Fishing and Rental ("PFR"), a division of Pioneer Energy Services (PES), for about $16 million. Basic expects the deal to be immediately accretive to earnings and to contribute revenue...

Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR) said Wednesday that it has appointed Jack Stark as President and Chief Operating Officer. Stark joined Continental in 1992 and has served as the company's Senior Vice President of Exploration since 1998. "Jack is a great team leader whose geological contributions...