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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is seeking buyers for its sterilization products division, as the health-care conglomerate continues to sell off non-core assets, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter. J&J is working with an adviser to solicit bids for the unit, which could fetch as much...

Cubic Corp. (CUB) said that its board has elected president and chief executive officer, Bradley Feldmann as chairman of the board. Feldmann succeeds Walter Zable, who has served on the board of directors since 1976 and held the position of chairman for the past five years. Feldmann became president...

Mosaic Co. (MOS) reported a fourth quarter 2017 net loss of $431 million, compared to net income of $12 million in the fourth quarter of 2016. Fourth quarter loss per share was $1.23, which included a negative impact of $1.57 per share from notable items, primarily related to non-cash charges as a result...

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. (HLX) reported net income of $50.6 million or $0.34 per share, for the fourth quarter of 2017 compared to a net loss of $54.4 million or $0.46 per share, for the same period in 2016. Net income in the fourth quarter of 2017 included a non-cash benefit of approximately...

Sysco Corp. (SYY) announced it has acquired Doerle Food Services, a Louisiana broadline distributor. Doerle Food Services is a multi-million dollar broadline distributor, servicing parts of a six state area, including Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. The company is acquiring...

LINDE AG (LDE.L, LNAGF.PK) announced its Executive Board has decided to propose a dividend payment in the amount of 7.00 euro per Linde share. Such dividend economically comprises a profit distribution for the financial year 2017 (3.90 euro per share) and an amount equal to the dividend for three-fourth...

Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) reported that the patients with moderate-to-severe genital psoriasis treated with Taltz (ixekizumab) reported a greater decrease in the impact of their condition on sexual activity compared to placebo after 12 weeks of treatment. In the study, 149 patients with moderate-to-severe...

German conglomerate Siemens AG (SIEGY.PK, SMAWF) announced Monday that it plans an initial public offering (IPO) of existing shares in its healthcare unit, Siemens Healthineers AG. However, Siemens will retain a majority stake in Siemens Healthineers in the long term. The IPO will consist of a secondary...

As per media reports, Daimler AG (DDAIF.PK) has denied allegations that the company used the help of an emission defeat software programmed into its cars to pass tests in the US. A German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported that it has found emails from the company's engineers discussing the legality...

Aeras, a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing vaccines against tuberculosis, announced results from a clinical trial that provides encouraging new evidence that TB vaccines could prevent sustained infections in high-risk adolescents. In a prevention-of-infection Phase 2 trial conducted in South...

Bombardier Transportation (BBD_B.TO, BBD_A.TO) announced it has received an order for nine Regio 2N train sets from the French National Railway Corporation, Societe nationale des chemins de fer francais Mobilites on behalf of the Greater Paris public transport authority, Ile-de-France Mobilites. The...

German engineering specialist Bertrandt Group (BDTG.DE) reported Monday that its first-quarter post-tax earnings edged up to 11.76 million euros from last year's 11.60 million euros. Earnings per share also grew to 1.17 euros from 1.15 euros last year. Operating profit was up to 17.77 million euros...

French retailer Casino Group (0HB1.L, CGUIY.PK) Monday announced that its urban retailer unit Monoprix is entering into exclusive negotiations to acquire Sarenza, an online shoe retailer. The completion of the transaction, which is expected in the coming weeks, remains notably subject to the consultation...

As per a article published in FT, SoftBank (SFTBF.PK) is seeking to acquire 20 to 30 percent stake in in Swiss Re (SSREY.PK). The company is also planning to join the Swiss Re's Board. As per the report, SoftBank's CEO, Masayoshi Son, will meet with Swiss Re Chairman Walter Kielholz in the coming weeks....

AstraZeneca PLC (AZN.L, AZN) and MedImmune announced the US FDA has approved Imfinzi for the treatment of patients with unresectable Stage III non-small cell lung cancer whose disease has not progressed following concurrent platinum-based chemotherapy and radiation therapy. The approval is based on the...

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