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Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has signed a multi-year deal with CBS Corp's (CBS) Simon & Schuster, the second major Big Five book publisher it has been negotiating with about the price of e-books, Business Insider reported Monday, citing a source with knowledge of the situation. Negotiations...

GulfMark Offshore Inc (GLF) Monday reported third-quarter net earnings of $24.3 million or $0.92 per share compared with $32.3 million or $1.23 per share last year. Excluding items, adjusted earnings for the quarter were $0.75 per share. Revenues for the quarter were $128.7 million compared with...

TeamHealth Holdings, Inc. (TMH) said Monday that it has acquired scribe company PhysAssist Scribes, Inc.. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, PhysAssist provides scribe services for more than 155 emergency departments in 22 states. Founded in 1995, PhysAssist was the nation's first scribe company. PhysAssist...

Brookfield Canada Office Properties (BOXC, BOX_UN.TO) Monday reported third-quarter funds from operations of C$38 million or C$0.41 per unit, compared with C$33 million or C$0.36 per unit last year. Excluding items, adjusted FFO for the quarter was C$0.32 per unit, compared with C$0.28 per unit a...

Stamps.com Inc. (STMP) said Monday that it has bought ShipWorks, which offers monthly subscription based e-commerce shipping software, for about $22 million in cash. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, ShipWorks is a client-based shipping software company that provides simple, powerful and easy to use solutions...

Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (ELS) reported that its third-quarter net income for stockholders decreased to $25.7 million, or $0.31 per share, from $29.9 million, or $0.36 per share, for the same period in 2013. Normalized FFO increased to $63.1 million, or $0.69 per share, from $59.4 million, or...

Harsco Corp. (HSC) said Moday that it has appointed Peter Minan as Chief Financial Officer, effective November 11. Minan joins Harsco with an extensive background in global financial management acquired through a nearly 30-year career with KPMG, where his roles included National Managing Partner,...

Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (ENTA) said Monday that it has decided not to exercise its co-development option for ABT-493, Enanta's next-generation protease inhibitor for hepatitis C virus being developed in Enanta's collaboration with AbbVie Inc. (ABBV). As per the original collaboration agreement...

AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) and Shire plc (SHP.L, SHPG) said Monday that they have agreed to terminate their proposed merger following the decision by AbbVie's Board to withdraw support for the proposed $52 billion deal. AbbVie said its decision was based upon its assessment of the September 22 notice issued...

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) reported that its third-quarter net income attributable to company increased to $91.17 million from $57.49 million, last year. Earnings per share attributable to stockholders, including the effect of assumed conversions when dilutive, was $0.38, compared to $0.25. The company...

Brown & Brown, Inc. (BRO) reported that its third-quarter net income increased to $68.2 million or $0.47 per share, from $57.6 million or $0.39 per share, last year. On average, 17 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $0.47 for the quarter. Analysts'...

Trinity Industries Inc (TRN) said Monday that a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas returned a verdict against the company in a False Claims Act case and awarded $175 million in damages. The company said it respects the jury's decision, even as it believes the decision...

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX) reported third-quarter net income to company of $75.6 million, or $0.71 per share, compared to $44.6 million, or $0.42 per share, for the same period in 2013. On average, seven analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share...

ServisFirst Bancshares Inc (SFBS) Monday reported third-quarter net earnings of $13.9 million or $0.54 per share compared with $10.7 million or $0.49 per share last year. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters estimated earnings of $0.53 per share for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude...

Celanese Corp. (CE) reported third-quarter earnings from continuing operations to company of $258 million or $1.66 per share, compared to $171 million or $1.07 per share, last year. Adjusted earnings was $1.61 per share, for the quarter. On average, 16 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected...