Day: October 12, 2018

BLOK Technologies Announces Appointment of Yari Nieken to the Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  BLOK Technologies Inc. (“BLOK Tech” or the “Company”) (CSE: BLK) (FRANKFURT: 2AD) (OTC: BLPFF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Yari Nieken as a Director of the company.  Mr. Nieken has a wide range of public company and capital market experience, and is Founder and President of Foremost Capital Inc. an Exempt Market Dealer in British Columbia. He is currently a director of Veritas Pharma Inc. as well as the CFO and Director of Leis Industries Ltd. and has served on the boards of several public and private issuers including PUF

Kuuhubb Provides Corporate Update

TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kuuhubb Inc. (“Kuuhubb” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: KUU) reports that it continues to work towards closing the proposed €2,000,000 convertible debenture private placement financing (the “Proposed Financing”) announced in the Company’s August 29, 2018 press release.  The Company has received approval from the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSX-V”) for a 30 day extension under the TSX-V’s rules to close the Proposed Financing.  Closing of the Proposed Financing remains subject to the execution of the definitive documentation.  About KuuhubbKuuhubb is a company active in the digital space that focuses mainly on lifestyle and mobile game

Stull, Stull & Brody Announces Class Action Suit on Behalf of Purchasers of the Securities of Gridsum Holding Inc. (NASDAQ:GSUM)

NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Stull, Stull & Brody (“SS&B”) announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Gridsum Holding Inc. (NASDAQ:GSUM) (“Gridsum” or the “Company”), pursuant and/or traceable to the Company’s September 2016 initial public offering (“IPO”). This investigation concerns whether Gridsum’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the IPO contained untrue statements of material fact or omitted material information, specifically regarding Gridsum’s lack of effective internal controls over financial reporting. Investors who purchased or otherwise acquired Gridsum’s securities pursuant and/or traceable

CSE: 2018-1017 – New Listing – Security Devices International Inc. (SDZ)

TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The common shares of Security Devices International Inc., have been approved for listing on the CSE. Listing and disclosure documents will be available at on the trading date. Security Devices International Inc. ‘SDI’ is a technology company specializing in the areas of Personal Security Devices, Military, Law Enforcement, Corrections, and Private Security. The Company develops and manufactures innovative, less lethal equipment and munitions. ________________________ Les actions ordinaires de Security Devices International Inc. ont été approuvées pour être inscrites à la cote de la CSE. Les documents d’inscription et de divulgation seront disponibles sur à la date de négociation. Security Devices International

American Land Title Association Elects Cynthia Durham Blair NTP as President

New president highlights ALTA’s strategic priorities for 2019 Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The American Land Title Association (ALTA), the national trade association of the land title insurance industry, announced that Cynthia Durham Blair NTP has been installed as president for the 2018-2019 year. “I am truly privileged to lead such a strong group of title industry professionals who work diligently every day to ensure our customers don’t have to worry about their property rights when purchasing a home,” said Blair, who is also a founding member of the law firm Blair Cato Pickren Casterline LLC in

Richard Clark Joins Otelco as Chief Operating Officer

ONEONTA, Alabama, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Otelco Inc. (Nasdaq: OTEL), a wireline telecommunication services provider in Alabama, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, Vermont and West Virginia, announced today that Richard Clark will be joining the Company as its Chief Operating Officer, effective October 15, 2018. Mr. Clark was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TVC Albany, Inc., headquartered in Albany, New York and doing business as FirstLight Fiber. “We are excited that Richard has decided to join Otelco as its Chief Operating Officer,” commented Rob Souza, Otelco’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “We have worked with Richard

Wayland Group Comments on Recent Promotional Market Activity

TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wayland Group (CSE:WAYL) (FRANKFURT: 75M) (OTCQB:MRRCF) (“Wayland” or the “Company”) wishes to make the following statements regarding recent market activity in its common shares traded on the OTCQB marketplace. The Company has been asked to issue this release by OTC Markets to comment on certain continued promotional activities beginning on or around October 1, 2018.  The Company became aware of certain continued promotional activity relating to its securities on October 8, 2018 upon receipt of correspondence from OTC Markets specifically related to certain promotional literature encouraging investors to purchase the Company’s common shares

Larson Electronics Releases LED Wall Pack Flood Light with Day/Night + Motion Sensor

KEMP, Texas, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Larson Electronics, a Texas-based company that specializes in industrial lighting, announced the release of a LED wall pack flood light with day/night + motion sensor and wire guard. This rugged waterproof wall pack light produces 60,000 lumens of powerful LED illumination, and is ideal for flood lighting, industrial and outdoor applications, high mast lighting and light towers. The GAU-WP-500LTL-LED-WG-DNMS is a 480-watt LED wall pack flood light that produces 60,000 lumens and has a 4.25 amp draw at 120V, 80,000-hour service life and 120-277-volt compatibility. This flood light wall pack provides operators

Canacol Energy Ltd. Announces Director Alberto Sosa Has Passed Away

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canacol Energy Ltd. (“Canacol” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:CNE; OTCQX:CNNEF; BVC:CNEC) regrets to announce that Mr. Alberto Sosa, non-executive director of Canacol since 2015, passed away on Thursday October 4, 2018. Mr. Charle Gamba, President, CEO and Executive Board Member for Canacol, stated: “The Board of Directors, the executive management team, and the employees of Canacol express their sincere condolences to his family during this difficult time. His professionalism, insight into the Latin American business environment, and wise advice will be missed.‎” Canacol Energy Ltd. is an exploration and production company with operations focused

Conifer Holdings, Inc. Announces Full Exercise and Closing of Underwriters’ Overallotment Option

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Conifer Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNFR) (“Conifer” or the “Company”), today announced that the underwriters for the previously announced public offering of the Company’s 6.75% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2023 (the “Notes”) exercised in full their overallotment option to purchase an additional $3.3 million aggregate principal amount of the Notes.  The sale of these additional Notes closed today, increasing the total aggregate principal amount of Notes sold by the Company in the offering to $25.3 million. Boenning & Scattergood, Inc. acted as sole book-running manager for the offering, and American Capital Partners, LLC

Hingham Savings Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

HINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HINGHAM INSTITUTION FOR SAVINGS (NASDAQ: HIFS), Hingham, Massachusetts announced third quarter results for 2018. Net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2018 was $8,848,000 or $4.15 per share basic and $4.05 per share diluted, as compared to $6,484,000 or $3.04 per share basic and $2.97 per share diluted for the same period last year.  The Bank’s annualized return on average equity for the third quarter of 2018 was 17.06%, and the annualized return on average assets was 1.52%, as compared to 14.60% and 1.21% for the same period in 2017.  Net

First Bancshares, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2018 Results

MOUNTAIN GROVE, Miss., Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — First Bancshares, Inc. (OTCPink – FstBksh: FBSI), the holding company for Stockmens Bank (“Bank”), today announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2018. Stockmens Bank, the wholly owned subsidiary of First Bancshares, Inc. turned in net income after provisions and tax expense of $938,000 for the quarter ended September 30, 2018. The holding company has accrued additional general and administrative expenses totaling approximately  $132,000 for net income at the holding company of $806,000, or $0.32 per share – diluted, compared to net income of $57,000, or $0.02 per

Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Announces Sources of Monthly Dividend Distribution

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust [NYSE:FTF] (CUSIP 35472T101) has declared a dividend of $0.0970 per common share payable October 15, 2018, to shareholders of record as of September 28, 2018.  It is currently estimated that $0.0407 per share represents net investment income and $0.0563 per share represents return of principal. As announced on September 13, 2018, the Board of Trustees of Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust approved a transferable rights offering pursuant to which each shareholder was entitled to receive one transferable right for each common share held on the

Free Health Visits, Available Through Teladoc Health, to Residents Impacted by Hurricane Michael

Residents and Those Displaced Can Call 855-764-1727 to Access Treatment for Non-Emergency Illnesses PURCHASE, NY, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Teladoc Health (NYSE: TDOC), the global leader in virtual care, is providing free, 24/7 general medical visits to those impacted by Hurricane Michael, currently significantly affecting many parts of the Gulf Coast of Florida and Alabama. Residents, as well as those displaced by the hurricane, can call 855-764-1727 to access care from the Teladoc Health network of board-certified, state licensed physicians for many non-emergency illnesses. Teladoc Health has also activated a separate dedicated hotline for use by those being helped by

Photronics Announces $25 Million Share Repurchase Program

BROOKFIELD, Conn., Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB), a worldwide leader in supplying innovative imaging technology solutions for the global electronics industry, announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $25 million of its common stock. This is in addition to the $20 million share repurchase program that was authorized in July of this year and is now substantially complete. The purchases will occur in open market transactions from time to time depending on market conditions or in accordance with a repurchase plan under SEC Rule 10b5-1. “We have growing confidence in

Schmitt Industries Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2019 Operating Results

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Schmitt Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMIT) today announced its operating results for the first quarter of Fiscal 2019.  Results for the three months ended August 31, 2018 reflect the Company’s on-going initiatives to focus on increasing sales in both business segments, Balancer and Measurement, and decreasing operating expenses. Highlights of the quarter ended August 31, 2018: Balancer segment sales exceeded $2 million for the sixth consecutive quarter; Xact product sales and monitoring revenues, as a component of the Measurement segment, totaled $824,999 for three months ended August 31, 2018 and; Operating expenses decreased

Oil-Dri Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2018 Results

CHICAGO, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC), producer and marketer of sorbent mineral products, announced today its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2018 earnings.   Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year   Ended July 31, 2018 Ended July 31, 2018                 F18 F17 Change F18 F17 Change Consolidated Results             Net Sales $65,613,000 $65,776,000 —% $266,000,000 $262,307,000 1% Net Income Attributable to Oil-Dri $2,701,000 $1,322,000 104% $8,240,000 $10,792,000 (24)% Earnings per Diluted Share $0.36 $0.18 100% $1.11 $1.47 (24)% Business to Business    

Partners REIT to Announce Third Quarter 2018 Results on November 8

TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Partners Real Estate Investment Trust (the “REIT,” or “Partners”) (TSX: PAR.UN) announced today that the REIT will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2018 after the market close on Thursday, November 8, 2018. A press release summarizing these results, as well as both financial statements and Management’s Discussion & Analysis for the period, will be available on Partners’ website ( and SEDAR ( Partners will host a conference call at 9:30 AM Eastern on Friday, November 9, 2018, at which time Partners’ management will both review the financial results and

Pierre Fitzgibbon Resigns as Member of the Board of Héroux-Devtek

LONGUEUIL, Quebec, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Héroux-Devtek Inc. (TSX:HRX) (“Héroux-Devtek” or the “Corporation”), a leading international manufacturer of aerospace products, today announced that Pierre Fitzgibbon, Director of Héroux-Devtek, has resigned from the Board of Directors following his election as Member of the National Assembly of Quebec. Mr. Fitzgibbon served on Héroux-Devtek’s Board of Directors since February 15, 2018. “On behalf of the Board, I want to thank Pierre for his valuable contribution over the past few months. His judicious advice was very important in this milestone year for the Corporation. We wish him continued success as he takes

Caribbean Launches "The Rhythm Never Stops" Marketing Campaign

Caribbean Tourism Organization and Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association partner on regional marketing MIAMI, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by the Caribbean’s sounds and sights, the region’s leading tourism entities have joined forces to launch “The Rhythm Never Stops” – a vibrant marketing campaign enticing travelers to revel in the Caribbean’s incredible natural beauty, diverse cultures and hidden treasures. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) unveiled the fruit of months of collaborative efforts to showcase the Caribbean in a new, dynamic digital campaign, which started on Wednesday, October 10. Supported by