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NuVasive To Acquire SafePassage

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12, 2017 -- NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, and SafePassage™, a privately-held provider of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (IONM) services, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which NuVasive will acquire SafePassage. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. With the addition of SafePassage,...

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AGNC Investment Corp. Declares Monthly Common Stock Dividend of $0.18 per Common Share for December 2017 and Announces Estimated Tangible Net Book Value of $19.50 per Common Share as of November 30, 2017

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 12, 2017 -- AGNC Investment Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) ("AGNC" or the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.18 per share of common stock for December 2017.  The dividend is payable on January 9, 2018 to common stockholders of record as of December 29, 2017, with an ex-dividend date of December 28, 2017. The Company also announced today its estimated tangible net book value of $19.50 per common share as of November 30, 2017. ...

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JLL named Most JUST Company in real estate for second straight year

CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2017 -- JLL (NYSE: JLL) today was named one of America's Most JUST Companies and, for the second consecutive year, the industry leader in real estate. The recognition comes from Forbes and JUST Capital, a nonprofit that for two years has ranked the largest publicly traded US companies on the issues Americans care about most.In addition to leading its industry, JLL is recognized in the top 25 of the JUST 100 for outperforming its peers on the criteria deemed to be most...

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AGNC Investment Corp. Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend on Its Series B and Series C Preferred Stock

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 12, 2017 -- AGNC Investment Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) ("AGNC" or the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared cash dividends for the fourth quarter 2017 on its 7.750% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the "Series B Preferred Stock") underlying its outstanding depositary shares (Nasdaq: AGNCB) and 7.00% Series C Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the "Series C Preferred Stock") underlying its outstanding depositary...

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Rakuten Card Modernizes Data Architecture with Cloudera

TOKYO, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Cloudera, Inc. (NYSE: CLDR), the modern platform for machine learning and analytics, optimized for the cloud, announced that Rakuten Card Co., Ltd, one of the leading credit card companies in Japan, is using Cloudera Enterprise to scale with their growth, making more data available to their business faster to evolve and expand the business. By transitioning to a modern platform boosted by Apache Spark, Rakuten Card is now able to process data at more than twice the speed...

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Amgen Announces 15 Percent Increase In 2018 First Quarter Dividend

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017 -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a $1.32 per share dividend for the first quarter of 2018. The dividend will be paid on March 8, 2018, to all stockholders of record as of the close of business on Feb. 15, 2018. This represents a 15 percent increase from that paid in each of the previous four quarters. About AmgenAmgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious...

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Lennar Corporation's Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call To Be Broadcast Live On The Internet

MIAMI, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN and LEN.B), one of the nation's largest homebuilders, announced today that the Company will release earnings for the fourth quarter and year ended November 30, 2017 before the market opens on January 10, 2018.  Additionally, the Company will hold a conference call on January 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The call will be broadcast live on the Internet and can be accessed through Lennar's website at www.lennar.com....

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Lockheed Martin's Long Range Anti-Ship Missile Marks Another Successful Flight Test

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 12, 2017 -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully fired production-configuration Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASM) from a U.S. Air Force B-1B bomber. During the test over the Sea Range at Point Mugu, California, B-1B aircrew simultaneously launched two LRASMs against multiple maritime targets, meeting the primary test objectives, including target impact. Lockheed Martin successfully fired production-configuration Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles from a U.S. Air...

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Rent-A-Center Inc. Announces Promotions

PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rent-A-Center, Inc., (NASDAQ/NGS:RCII) a rent-to-own industry leader, announced today the promotions of two long-time AcceptanceNOW (ANOW) employees, Chris Crocker and Andy Bittinger. Chris Crocker was promoted from Divisional Vice President to Executive Vice President over the ANOW line of business. Crocker began his career at Rent-A-Center in 2005 as a District Manager. In 2009 he was promoted to the Director of Business Development and, one year later, he helped...

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JLG High Capacity Telehandlers And SmartLoad Technology Capture RER Innovative Product Awards

The JLG 1644 high capacity telehandler placed in first in the material handling category. MCCONNELLSBURG, Pa. December 12, 2017 JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, earned top honors in two categories of Rental Equipment Register’s (RER) annual Innovative Product Award competition. The JLG® 1644 and 1732 high capacity telehandlers placed first in the material handling category, while JLG...

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Tabula Rasa HealthCare Named Best Performing IPO Among Top 50 Digital Health Companies in 2017

MOORESTOWN, N.J., Dec. 12, 2017 -- Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc. (“TRHC”) (NASDAQ:TRHC), a healthcare technology company advancing the field of medication safety, was named by Rock Health as the best performing IPO among digital health companies in 2017.The Rock Health announcement released December 4 stated: “Tabula Rasa HealthCare provides at-risk healthcare organizations technology and services to optimize medication regimens with the goal of reducing hospitalizations, lowering costs, and...

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Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc. (JXSB) Declares Dividend

JACKSONVILLE, Ill., Dec. 12, 2017 -- Andrew F. Applebee, Chairman of Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:JXSB), (the "Bancorp") today announced that the Bancorp has declared our quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share on the Bancorp's common stock.  The dividend will be payable to stockholders of record as of December 22, 2017, and will be paid on January 3, 2018.Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc. is a Maryland chartered stock holding company that owns 100% of Jacksonville Savings Bank. ...

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Mondelēz International Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.22 per Share

DEERFIELD, Ill., Dec. 12, 2017 -- The Board of Directors of Mondelēz International, Inc. today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share of Class A common stock. This dividend is payable on Jan. 11, 2018, to shareholders of record as of Dec. 29, 2017.About Mondelēz InternationalMondelēz International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) is building the best snacking company in the world, with 2016 net revenues of approximately $26 billion. Creating more moments of joy in approximately 165 countries,...

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Torchlight Energy Provides Operational Update

PLANO, TX--(Marketwired - December 12, 2017) - Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRCH) ("Torchlight" or the "Company"), today provided an operational update on its projects. Hazel Project: Flying B Ranch #3: To date the Flying B Ranch #3 has attained a highest measured production rate of 465 BOPD and 248 MCFPD of gas as the well continues to clean up with 45% of load water recovered. Torchlight reports continually improving oil cuts as high as 30% and over 12,000 barrels of oil produced...

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