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The Justice Department announced that Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) has agreed to pay $97 million to resolve claims that it violated the False Claims Act by illegally using a foundation as a conduit to pay the copays of thousands of Medicare patients taking the company's pulmonary arterial hypertension...

Volkswagen Group (VKW.L, VLKAF.PK, VOW.BE) announced that its unit Traton SE has entered into a global partnership with TuSimple, a San Diego based self-driving technology company focused on heavy-duty trucks, to develop self-driving trucks. As part of the partnership, TRATON has also taken a minority...

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (JEF) Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $304.4 million or $1.07 per share, up from $48.4 million or $0.15 per share last year. Revenues for the quarter rose to $1.62 billion from $856.8 million last year. In addition, the Jefferies Board of Directors...

H.B. Fuller Company (FUL) Wednesday reported third-quarter results that trumped Wall Street estimates. Net income for the third quarter dropped to $41.6 million or $0.79 per share from $49.7 million or $0.97 per share last year. Adjusted earnings for the quarter dropped to $0.76 per share from...

Cintas Corp. (CTAS) announced the company expects second quarter earnings per share to be in the range of $2.00 to $2.20; and revenue in the range of $1.725 billion to $1.750 billion. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expect the company to report profit per share of $2.06 on revenue of $1.75 billion....

Baxter International Inc. (BAX) announced the U.S. FDA approval of new formulations of Clinimix Injections and Clinimix E Injections with higher protein for patients requiring parenteral nutrition. These new Clinimix formulations contain up to 80 g/L of amino acids, the highest protein in any multi-chamber...

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., on Wednesday recalled one lot of type 2 diabetes medication RIOMET ER (metformin hydrochloride for extended-release oral suspension), 500 mg per 5 mL. The recall is due to the potential presence of...

Alcoa Corp. (AA) announced Wednesday the expansion of its Sustana line of products with the introduction of EcoSource, the industry's first low-carbon, smelter-grade alumina brand. EcoSource is produced with no more than 0.6 tons of carbon dioxide equivalents (CO2e) per ton of alumina, two times better...

Humanigen, Inc. (HGEN) announced a strategic collaboration with Thermo Fisher Scientific, to expand the manufacturing capacity for lenzilumab, currently in a Phase 3 registration study in patients with COVID-19. This multi-year manufacturing partnership adds to the company's large scale commercial production...

General Mills (GIS) reported first quarter adjusted earnings per share of $1.00, up 27 percent in constant currency, primarily driven by higher adjusted operating profit and higher after-tax earnings from joint ventures, partially offset by a higher adjusted effective tax rate and higher average shares...

Pharma major Pfizer Inc. (PFE) announced Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted and granted priority review to its supplemental New Drug Application(sNDA)for XALKORI (crizotinib) for the treatment of pediatric patients with relapsed or refractory systemic anaplastic large...

Medical technology company Becton, Dickinson and Co. or BD (BDX) announced Wednesday that it has submitted a pre-market approval (PMA) supplement to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of the ThinPrep Pap Test PreservCyt Solution vial as an approved sample type for its BD Onclarity...

United Wholesale Mortgage, and Gores Holdings IV, Inc. (GHIV, GHIVU, GHIVW), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of The Gores Group, LLC, have entered into a definitive agreement with respect to a business combination. The combined company will operate under the UWM name and...

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) announced Wednesday the launch of its large-scale, pivotal, multi-country Phase 3 trial (ENSEMBLE) for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, JNJ-78436735, being developed by its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies. The initiation of the ENSEMBLE trial follows positive interim results...

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) has launched its magical Match-3 mobile game Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells, officially licensed from Warner Bros. Games and published under the Portkey Games label. It is playable for iOS and Android devices worldwide, as well as on Amazon Kindle and Facebook. In Harry Potter: Puzzles...

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