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Heartland Express Inc. (HTLD) reported that its net income for the third quarter of 2014 was $22.7 million, compared to $15.9 million, a 43.3% increase. Earnings per share were $0.26 in the quarter compared to $0.19 earnings per share in the third quarter of 2013, a 36.8% increase. Quarterly operating...

Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp. priced its initial public offering of 8 million units at an offering price of $10.00 per unit. The each unit consisted of one share of its common stock, one warrant to purchase one-half of one share of its common stock and one right which, upon the consummation of...

Chemical company EI DuPont De Nemours & Co. (DD) said that it has appointes James Collins, Jr. and Matthew Trerotola, both currently senior vice presidents, as executive vice presidents and members of the company's Office of the Chief Executive (OCE), effective December 1. Thomas Connelly, Jr., executive...

SABMiller plc (SBMRY.PK, SAB.L) announced a further realignment of responsibilities within the Group's executive committee. Chief Financial Officer, Jamie Wilson, will assume responsibility for investor relations alongside his other financial areas. General Counsel, John Davidson, will assume responsibility...

Chiquita Brands International Inc. (CQB) announced Friday that its shareholders did not approve the revised transaction agreement with Fyffes Plc (FFY.L, FYFFF). Accordingly, each of the parties has delivered notice to terminate the transaction agreement, and the proposed combination with Fyffes has...

First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (FNFG) reported a third-quarter net loss available to shareholders of $665 million, or $1.90 per share. Results included a non-cash goodwill impairment charge of $800 million, as well as a pretax $45 million reserve to address a process issue related to certain customer...

Tompkins Financial Corp. (TMP) Friday said third-quarter net income attributable to the company dropped to $13.72 million from $14.05 million in the prior year. Earnings per share fell to $0.92 from $0.95 in the prior year. The company attributed the decline to non-recurring income that benefited...

SunCoke Energy, Inc. (SXC) Friday reported a third-quarter net loss compared with profit last year, hurt by impairment charges related to discontinued operations and decline in revenues. SunCoke recorded a net loss of $3.6 million compared with a profit of $6.2 million last year.From continuing operations,...

DryShips Inc. (DRYS) announced that it priced the offering of 250 million shares of its common stock, par value $0.01 per share, at a price of $1.40 per share. The offering is expected to close on October 29, 2014. As part of the offering, George Economou, the Company's Chairman, President and...

Avery Dennison Corp. (AVY) reported preliminary third-quarter income from continuing operations of $65.0 million, compared to $62.0 million, a year ago. Earnings per share from continuing operations was $0.68, compared to $0.62. Adjusted Non-GAAP income per share from continuing operations was $0.77...

Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR), a provider of vehicle rental services, has agreed to acquire its Budget Car Rental licensee for southern California and Las Vegas for around $210 million, plus the cost of acquired fleet. The licensee being acquired operates directly at Los Angeles International and...

State Street Corp.'s (STT) third-quarter of 2014 net income available to common shareholders increased to $542 million from $531 million in the third quarter of 2013. Earnings per share were $1.26 higher than last year's $1.17. Third-quarter 2014 results include a net after-tax charge of $53 million,...

TCF Financial Corp. (TCB) said third-quarter net income attributable to the company increased to $52.32 million or $0.29 per share from $42.8 million or $0.23 per share last year. On average, 17 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected earnings of $0.29 per share for the quarter. Analysts' estimates...

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (CHH) reported that its third-quarter income from continuing operations, net of income taxes, increased to $39.42 million or $0.67 per share from $38.57 million or $0.65 per share, last year. On average, 12 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company...

QLT Inc. (QLTI, QLT.TO) announced that current QLT Board member, Geoffrey Cox, has been appointed interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Cox has more than 35 years of business and scientific leadership in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, 13 years of which have been...