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Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) reported a second quarter net loss of $98.0 million or $0.46 per share, compared to net income of $121.5 million or $0.59 per share, prior year. Adjusted net earnings for the latest second quarter were $0.25 per share, down from $0.61 per share in the comparable quarter last...

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) and AbbVie (ABBV) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for priority review the Biologics License Application (BLA) for Empliciti (elotuzumab) for the treatment of multiple myeloma as combination therapy in patients who have received one...

Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (VKTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapies for metabolic and endocrine disorders, announced that the company has initiated the clinical development program for VK5211, its lead program for muscle and bone disorders. Investigators...

Clinical stage cancer immunotherapy company Heat Biologics, Inc. (HTBX), Tuesday announced the first enrollment for its Phase 1b clinical combination trial HS-110 therapeutic vaccine and the Bristol-Myers Squibb PD-1 inhibitor nivolumab in non-small cell lung cancer. At the initial stages, the trial...

Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) reported fourth quarter net earnings of $56.3 million, or $0.41 per share, compared to $73.0 million or $0.50 per share, last year. Adjusted earnings per share was $0.45 in fourth quarter. On average, ten analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report...

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) reported second-quarter net income of $22 million, or $0.46 per share, down from $34 million, or $0.70 per share in the prior year. The decrease in net income was due to lower operating income and increased interest expense of $9 million on incremental...

Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (PWE, PWT.TO) announced the company has taken further actions in response to the current commodity price environment. Going forward, the company's total capital expenditures will remain within its funds flow from operations. Penn West will reduce its total workforce by 35%,...

CTS Eventim AG & Co KgaA (CEVMF.PK), a ticketing enterprise, Tuesday said it has acquired a strategic 51 percent stake in Munich-based kinoheld GmbH. In addition to the actual share purchase, the transaction also includes financing for further growth of the company. kinoheld was established in 2013...

Diversified healthcare company Abbott Laboratories (ABT) announced positive one-year clinical results from ABSORB Japan, a multi-center, randomized trial comparing the safety and effectiveness of Abbott's fully dissolving Absorb heart stent to XIENCE, Abbott's market-leading, permanent drug eluting stent. The...

WPP plc (WPP.L, WPPGY) announced its wholly owned operating company Grey Group has agreed to acquire nudeJEH, an advertising and digital agency in Thailand. Following the acquisition, nudeJEH will be known as GREYnJ United. WPP said the acquisition marks a further step towards its declared goal of...

Innovation Group (TIG.L) announced Tuesday that it has reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash offer with Axios Bidco Limited, owned by alternative asset manager Carlyle Group (CG), under which Innovation Shareholders shall be entitled to receive 40 pence in cash for each ordinary share....

Paper-based packaging solutions provider Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG.L)confirmed that Tony Smurfit has succeeded Gary McGann as Group Chief Executive Officer with effect from September 1, 2015. McGann retires from the group after leading it over the last 13 years. The Board said it looks forward to the...

Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Inc. (MSA) announced the terms of a proposed cash acquisition of United Kingdom-based Latchways plc (LTC.L), a provider of innovative fall protection systems and solutions, for 11 pounds per share. The Proposed acquisition is valued at about 124 million...

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) announced that the European Commission has approved Kanuma (sebelipase alfa) for long-term enzyme replacement therapy in patients of all ages with lysosomal acid lipase deficiency. Kanuma, an innovative ERT, is the first approved treatment in the European Union for...

British business services group Rentokil Initial plc (RTOKY, RTO.L) announced that it agreed to acquire US-based pest control company Steritech Group, Inc. for $425 million in cash, subject to US regulatory approval. The deal will further accelerate the growth of Rentokil's pest control business. Steritech...

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