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Aratana Therapeutics Inc. (PETX) announced that it has priced its public offering of 4.50 million shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $9.25 per share. Aratana has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 675,000 shares of its common stock. Jefferies...

Automotive Internet firm Autobytel Inc. (ABTL) Wednesday said its Board of Directors has approved an additional $1.0 million common stock repurchase program, increasing the total program to an aggregate of $3.0 million of common stock the company has been authorized to purchase. Autobytel's Board...

Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (SXL), announced it has priced previously announced public offering of 7.7 million common units at $48.46 per unit. The Partnership intends to use the net proceeds to repay outstanding borrowings under its $1.5 billion revolving credit facility and for general partnership...

German aviation group Lufthansa Group (DLAKF.PK, DLAKY.PK) said its Supervisory Board has agreed to buy 15 state-of-the-art aircraft from the Airbus A320neo or New Engine Option family and ten Airbus A320ceo or Current Engine Option aircraft. The new A320neo orders would be delivered to Lufthansa...

Impax Pharmaceuticals, the branded products division of Impax Laboratories Inc. (IPXL), announced that the U.S. FDA has extended the PDUFA date for its review of the RYTARY (IPX066) New Drug Application from October 9, 2014, to January 9, 2015. RYTARY is an investigational extended-release capsule formulation...

Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc. (EGRX) announced that Cephalon Inc., a subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA), has moved to dismiss with prejudice its first lawsuit alleging that Eagle's tentatively approved bendamustine hydrochloride injection infusion product infringes one of its patents,...

Nucor Corp. (NUE) said it expects third quarter results to be in the range of $0.70 to $0.75 per share. Analysts currently expect third-quarter earnings of $0.61 per share. Included in the projected third quarter results is an estimated $12.0 million charge or $0.02 per share related to the partial...

Healthcare giant Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) said Wednesday India-based Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. will buy worldwide rights to Merck's investigational drug tildrakizumab for an upfront payment of $80 million. Tildrakizumab is currently being evaluated in Phase 3 trials for the treatment of chronic...

Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO) announced Wednesday that its Board unanimously recommends that Family Dollar's shareholders reject the unsolicited conditional tender offer made by Dollar General Corporation (DG) and not tender their shares. In conjunction with its rejection of Dollar General's offer,...

Fraport AG (FRA.DE, 0O1R.L, FPRUF.PK), the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport, presented the results of expert studies by two independent institutes on Frankfurt Airport's forecast passenger growth up to 2030. Both institutes anticipate that passenger volumes at the Frankfurt Airport or FRA global...

Chemicals giant EI DuPont de Nemours & Co. (DD) announced that in response to Trian Fund Management, L.P., it has issued a statement stating that its board of directors and management team have taken firm action over several years that has delivered 220 percent total shareholder return since year-end...

Enbridge Energy Partners L.P. (EEP) announced it has received a proposal initiated by Enbridge Inc. (ENB) through Enbridge Energy Company, Inc., EEP's general partner, under which Enbridge would drop down its 66.7 percent interest in the U.S. segment of the Alberta Clipper Pipeline to EEP for aggregate...

The U.S. Federal Reserve demanded Swiss lender Credit Suisse Group AG (CS) to immediately address problems with its underwriting and sale of leveraged loans, or high-interest-rate loans used by private-equity firms and others to finance purchases of companies, among other uses, the Wall Street Journal...

In a bid to to build the world's largest global Intercloud, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Wednesday announced its plans to buy privately held Metacloud Inc., a provider of OpenStack service, which operates private clouds for global organizations. The company did not disclose the terms of the deal, which...

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (CBRL), the operator of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store restaurant and retail concept, reported Wednesday a 14% growth in fourth-quarter net profit to $39.185 million, or $1.63 a share, from $34.3 million, or $1.43 a share, last year. On average, 7 analysts polled...