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TRC Companies, Inc. (TRR) Tuesday announced that it has acquired Midland, Texas-based NOVA Safety & Environmental. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. TRC expects the transaction to be immediately accretive. NOVA's approximately 60 employees provide safety training, environmental...

Cabot Corp. (CBT) and Westmoreland Coal Co. (WLB) announced plans to increase activated carbon manufacturing capacity in North America. The joint venture partners intend to double the capacity of their Bienfait, Saskatchewan manufacturing facility to meet the future demand for mercury removal products...

Fidus Investment Corp. (FDUS) Tuesday said it has priced a public offering of 2 million shares of common stock at $17.00 per share. The company expects net proceeds from the offering, after deducting underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses payable by the company, to be about $32.4 million....

AeroVironment Inc.(AVAV) announced Tuesday that it received three firm fixed-price orders from the United States Army totaling $27.18 million for RQ-11B Raven and RQ-20A Puma AE unmanned aircraft systems or UAS spare parts. The company received two orders on August 29, 2014 and one on September 18,...

Optum, a leading information and technology-enabled health services business, part of UnitedHealth Group (UNH), announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MedSynergies Inc., which provides physician practice management, revenue management, physician referral management and other...

Intuit Inc. (INTU) on Tuesday reiterated its outlook for the first quarter and fiscal year 2015. For the first quarter, the company continues to expect adjusted loss per share in the range of $0.20 - $0.21, on revenues of $620 million - $630 million. The company still expects operating loss in the...

IsoRay, Inc. (ISR) Tuesday reported fiscal 2014 net loss applicable to shareholders of $6.7 million or $0.16 per share, wider than $3.87 million or $0.11 per share in the prior year. Product sales declined to $4.22 million from $4.53 million a year ago. Total operating expenses advanced...

Mosaic Co. (MOS) said that it is reducing phosphate fertilizer production, primarily because of high sulfur and ammonia prices. This curtailment will result in lower operating rates at Mosaic's mines and concentrates plants, but is not expected to result in employee layoffs. The company also announced...

Delphi Automotive Plc. (DLPH) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire media connectivity module supplier, Unwired Technology LLC, thus expanding its data and media connectivity capabilities. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The...

Auto parts supplier Johnson Controls (JCI) intends to divest its Global Workplace Solutions or GWS business. The action reflects the firm's earlier stated intention to invest in businesses that are core to its long-term growth strategy and multi-industrial portfolio. The GWS business, a provider of...

Rovi Corp. (ROVI) announced that Yahoo has licensed Rovi Music, the company's music database. Under the terms, Yahoo may use Rovi Music enterprise wide including within its music services, search offerings, and developer APIs. Rovi Music covers more than 3.3 million album releases and 30 million...

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has agreed to acquire Alios BioPharma, Inc., a privately-held clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for viral diseases, for about $1.75 billion cash. The acquisition would include Alios BioPharma's portfolio of potential therapeutics for viral...

New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. (EDU), a provider of private educational services in China, announced that it has been advised by the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission or the "SEC" that the investigation by the SEC as to the Company has been completed and that the staff...

Acasti Pharma Inc. (ACST, APO.V) Tuesday reported positive results from its pharmacokinetic or PK trial assessing the bioavailability and safety of its investigational drug CaPre on healthy individuals, for the prevention and treatment of certain cardiometabolic disorders. The study aimed to determine...

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (HOT) announced it will relocate the company's global headquarters from the U.S. to India in March 2015 for a month-long immersion. Following the relocations to China in 2011 and Dubai in 2013, this is the company's third leadership move. Over the course of...