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Seaboard Corp. (SEB) reported net income for the third quarter of $104.7 million or $89.49 per share, compared to $31.0 million or $25.99 per share for the year-ago quarter. Net sales for the third quarter fell to $1.62 billion from $1.65 billion a year ago.

Compuware Corp. (CPWR) said Friday that it has completed its previously announced distribution of all of its 31,384,920 shares of Covisint Corp. (COVS) common stock as a pro rata dividend on shares of Compuware common stock, and on shares of Compuware common stock deliverable under restricted stock units...

Furmanite Corp (FRM) Friday reported third-quarter net earnings of $1 million or $0.03 per share compared with $2 million or $0.06 per share last year. Excluding items, adjusted earnings for the quarter were $0.05 per share. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters estimated earnings of $0.12 per share...

Golden Peanut Co. LLC, a subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM), said Friday that it has acquired the processing facilities and certain assets of the Harrell Nut Co., a processor and sheller of pecans. Reflecting the company's continuing expansion of its product portfolio, Golden Peanut also...

Diversified packaging company Sonoco (SON) Friday completed the acquisition of Weidenhammer Packaging Group for €286 million, or about $360 million, in cash. Weidenhammer is a European provider of composite cans along with composite drums and rigid plastic containers. According to Sonoco, the merger...

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, or FTC, on Friday cleared Actavis plc's (ACT) pending acquisition of Durata Therapeutics Inc. (DRTX). The FTC granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 with respect to the deal. The FTC approval...

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (CLNE) said Friday that it has appointed Robert Vreeland as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Vreeland replaces Richard Wheeler who served as Clean Energy's CFO from 2002 to 2014. Wheeler resigned his position with Clean Energy effective November 3 and plans...

Costamare Inc (CMRE) Friday reported third-quarter net earnings to stockholders of $34 million or $0.45 per share compared with $20.4 million or $0.27 per share last year. Excluding items, adjusted earnings for the quarter were $0.38 per share. Costamare, based in Athens, Greecs, owns and charters...

United Stationers Inc. (USTR) said Friday that its subsidiary, United Stationers Supply Co., has completed the acquisition of Liberty Bell Equipment Corp., a United States wholesaler of automotive aftermarket tools and supplies, and its affiliates including G2S Equipment de Fabrication et d'Entretien...

French nuclear-plant maker Areva SA (ARVCF.PK) said Friday its revenues for the nine-month period ended September 2014 fell 14.3% to €5.56 billion from €6.48 billion last year. On a like for like basis, revenues for the period fell 12.9%. "This decline is explained by the absence of non-recurring...

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG) said Friday that it has acquired Insurance Associates, Inc. located in Boulder and Estes Park, Colorado. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 1919, Insurance Associates is an insurance broker providing retail property/casualty and risk management insurance...

Concession and construction company Vinci SA (VCISY.PK, VCISF.PK) said Friday that Vinci Energies has finalised the acquisition of Imtech ICT, the information and communication technologies division of Imtech, as well as the acquisition of the Electrix company from McConnell Dowell, a subsidiary of South...

Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (MLAB) said Friday that its subsidiary Amilabo SAS has acquired substantially all of the assets and certain liabilities of ATI Atlas Ltd. ATI, located near London, is a distributor of Mesay's biological indicator products in the UK. Biological indicators are used to assess...

News Corp. (NWS, NWSA) and Move, Inc. (MOVE) said Friday that the required Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust waiting period with respect to News Corp's previously announced cash tender offer for Move expired on October 30, without any action having been taken by the United States Federal Trade Commission or...

Tribune Publishing Co. (TPUB) said Feiday that it has acquired six daily and 32 weekly suburban news and information brands from Wrapports, LLC. The acquired publications - which include the Aurora Beacon-News, The Elgin Courier-News, the Lake County News-Sun, The Naperville Sun, the Post-Tribune...