Day: September 23, 2015

USHCC Foundation Congratulates Winners of the 2015 National BizFest High School Entrepreneurship Program

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Twelve students from across the country joined the 2015 United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce National Convention in Houston, TX to compete in the BizFest National Entrepreneurship Competition. Four students from each regional location progressed to the National Competition, a program presented by Bank of America, sponsored by Kohl’s Department Stores and Ford Motor Company Fund. A total of $10,000 in scholarship funds were awarded to Karina Gonzalez, Storm Turner, Deniz Lopez-Jimenez, and Juan Rodriguez. “The USHCC Foundation understands the value of investing in America’s future. BizFest works with students to develop skills

Alpha Pro Tech CEO Sheldon Hoffman Retires

NOGALES, Ariz., Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd. (NYSE MKT:APT), a leading manufacturer of products designed to protect people, products and environments, including disposable protective apparel and building products, today announced that the company’s CEO and co-founder, Sheldon Hoffman, has decided to retire as CEO and as a director of the company, effective as of September 21, 2015. “Shelly has been an instrumental leader and has done an exceptional job of establishing and growing our company from the ground up,” commented Al Millar, President of Alpha Pro Tech. “We are grateful for his innumerable contributions and

Cheap Dedicated Server Hosting Announces its Grand Opening, Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — New York, NY – – an Internet company that offers several web-hosting services – has launched as a new website aimed at making available secure, fast and reliable web hosting. Unihost2U’sproducts include shared and cheap reseller hosting packages as well as VPS hosting and dedicated servers which allows for unlimited bandwidth.  The site’s simple design is optimized to make choosing among packages easy.   The company’s main focus is on being a cheap dedicated server – a type of Internet hosting in which the client leases an entire server not shared with anyone else – for people who need the extra performance, security, speed and reliability.  Gamers and people who

Guggenheim Investments Declares Equity Exchange Traded Funds Quarterly Distributions

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Guggenheim Investments, the investment management division of Guggenheim Partners, today announced that the following Guggenheim equity exchange traded funds (“ETFs”) have declared quarterly distributions. The table below summarizes the distribution for each Fund. Distributions Schedule Ticker Exchange Traded Fund Name Ex-Date Record Date Payable Date Total Rate Per Share CVY Guggenheim Multi-Asset Income ETF 9/24/15 9/28/15 9/30/15 $0.2838 EMRE Guggenheim Emerging Markets Real Estate ETF 9/24/15 9/28/15 9/30/15 $0.1886 ENY Guggenheim Canadian Energy Income ETF 9/24/15 9/28/15 9/30/15 $0.0851 GHII Guggenheim S&P High Income Infrastructure ETF 9/24/15 9/28/15 9/30/15 $0.3117 HGI Guggenheim

Insight Vacations Introduces the Ultimate Way to Travel: New 2016-2017 Luxury Gold Collection

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Insight Vacations ®, the leader in premium and luxury escorted journeys, is thrilled to announce its new Luxury Gold collection with its 2016-17 Europe launch. This all-new collection has more than 30 outstanding itineraries in Europe, India, Bhutan, Nepal, North America and South America and boasts an updated assortment of Insight’s authentic Signature Experiences. Luxury Gold is the ultimate way to travel with guests staying at the finest hotels, carefully selected for their exceptional service and top locations. Each Luxury Gold European vacation showcases epicurean delights, including dining at Michelin-starred restaurants.

H.B. Fuller Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results

Third Quarter Adjusted Diluted EPS $0.611, Up 45 Percent From Prior Year; Third Quarter Diluted EPS $0.52; Fourth Quarter 2015 Adjusted Diluted EPS Guidance Set at $0.70 ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL) today reported financial results for the third quarter that ended August 29, 2015. Items of Note for the Third Quarter of 2015: Adjusted EBITDA margin2 of 13.8 percent, up 330 basis points year-over-year, on track to achieve 15 percent adjusted EBITDA margin during 2016 fiscal year; Operating cash flow and free cash flow improved substantially compared to prior year; cash

Gaurdie Banister elected to Marathon Oil Corporation Board of Directors

HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today that Gaurdie E. Banister, Jr., has been elected to the Company’s board of directors, effective Oct. 1, 2015. Banister, 57, recently retired after serving eight years as president and CEO of Aera Energy LLC, an oil and gas exploration and production company jointly owned by Shell Oil Company and ExxonMobil, headquartered in California. Banister has 35 years of oil and gas experience, and prior to Aera served in executive level positions at Shell including technical vice president Upstream Asia Pacific and technical vice president Upstream Americas. “We

Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom & Golden State Warriors to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell Remotely From San Francisco

ADVISORY, Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — What:  The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality resources and access to mentors, training, and networking for entrepreneurs, will ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell remotely from its location in San Francisco’s South Financial district to celebrate its opening on September 24, 2015. In honor of the occasion, the following guests will ring the Closing Bell: –       Gavin Newsom, California Lieutenant Governor –       The 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors*, including Center Festus Ezeli –       Nicola Corzine, Executive Director, Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center –       Bob Greifeld, CEO, Nasdaq –      

Paylocity Announces Launch of Proposed Secondary Offering

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Paylocity Holding Corporation (Nasdaq:PCTY), a cloud-based provider of payroll and human capital management software solutions, today announced that it has commenced a roadshow to market its common stock in connection with a secondary offering by certain Paylocity stockholders who are proposing to sell an aggregate of 3,740,000 shares. In addition, the underwriters will be granted an option to purchase up to 561,000 additional shares from the selling stockholders. Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., BofA Merrill Lynch, William Blair & Company, L.L.C. and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated are serving as joint book-running

Steelcase Reports Second Quarter Results

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS) today reported second quarter revenue of $819.0 million and net income of $37.2 million, or diluted earnings per share of $0.30. Excluding restructuring costs, adjusted earnings were $0.35 per share. In the prior year, Steelcase reported $786.7 million of revenue, diluted earnings per share of $0.24 and adjusted earnings of $0.27 per share. Organic revenue growth over the prior year was 7 percent after adjusting for approximately $29.6 million of unfavorable currency translation effects and the impact of a small acquisition, net of divestitures. All segments reported organic

Sientra(R) Announces Closing of Follow-On Public Offering of Common Stock

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sientra, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIEN), a medical aesthetics company, today announced the closing of its follow-on public offering of 3,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $22.00 per share. This public offering resulted in total aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $66.0 million, before underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses. All of the shares in the offering were sold by Sientra. In addition, Sientra has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 450,000 additional shares of common stock on the same terms and conditions.

A-Mark Precious Metals Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRK), a full-service precious metals trading company and an official distributor for all the major sovereign mints, reported results for its fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended June 30, 2015. Fiscal Q4 2015 Financial Highlights (compared to the same year-ago quarter) Revenue increased 3% to $1.45 billion, due to higher demand for gold and silver products. Gross profit margin increased 17% to 0.41%, due primarily to improvement in premium spreads. Selling, general and administrative expenses increased 33% to $4.1 million, due to costs associated with the

2015 Data Impact Awards Finalists Announced

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, announced today the finalists in each of its nine 2015 Data Impact Awards categories. The awards honor production deployments of CDH, the world’s most popular open source Hadoop-based distribution and key component of the Cloudera Enterprise platform. All nominations – which grew in quantity by 55 percent year-over-year since 2014 – are evaluated and scored by an objective panel of more than 25 thought leaders and influencers throughout the data management industry. The winners will be announced at an

NightCulture Inc. Addresses Increased Trading Activity

HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NightCulture, Inc. (OTCBB:NGHT) announced that, as of September 15, 2015, it had been made aware of the issuance of promotional newsletter emails encouraging investors to purchase its shares. These promotional emails appear to have had the effect of increasing the trading volume and market price of the Company’s securities. NightCulture Inc., its officers, directors, and controlling shareholders have not, directly or indirectly, been involved in any way (including consideration paid to any third-party) with the creation or distribution of these promotional materials including email newsletters related to the Company and its securities. During

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses in Excess of $100,000 From Investment in Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. to Contact Brower Piven Before the Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit – NWBO

STEVENSON, Md., Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland on behalf of purchasers of Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:NWBO) (“Northwest Biotherapeutics” or the “Company”) securities during the period between March 8, 2013 and August 20, 2015, inclusive (the “Class Period”).  Investors who wish to become proactively involved in the litigation have until October 26, 2015 to seek appointment as lead plaintiff. Northwest Biotherapeutics is headquartered in Maryland.  Brower Piven is the

Nordnet AB [NNB] to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — What:  Nordnet AB will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Nordnet is a bank for investments and savings, which has operations in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. The idea behind Nordnet is to give customers control of their money, and the vision is to become the no. 1 choice for savings and investments in the Nordics. In honor of the occasion, Håkan Nyberg, Chief Executive Officer will ring the Opening Bell.  Where: Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Thursday, September 24, 2015 – 9:15

Small Parts, Big Deal: DNV GL Partners with Major Operators and BSEE to Launch a JIP Addressing Standardization of Subsea Bolts and Fasteners

HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DNV GL is initiating a Joint Industry Project (JIP) with the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and oil majors to study and develop guidelines for the quality design, fabrication, and installation of subsea bolts. This JIP is launched in response to BSEE’s request in the QC-Fit report published late last year, for which DNV GL Houston Subsea and Well Systems team recently hosted an industry breakfast seminar. The event allowed participants to share and discuss ideas surrounding the subsea bolt JIP initiative. The list of attendees included six major operators and

Pilgrim's Donates $100,000 to Auburn Poultry Research Farm

GREELEY, Colo., Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation has donated $100,000 to Auburn University in Alabama to help fund the relocation and modernization of a new state-of-the-art poultry research facility. A photo accompanying this release is available at “We see this as an opportunity to invest in the future innovators of the poultry industry, who will be able to assist us as we work to feed a growing world population,” said Bill Lovette, Pilgrim’s CEO. “If we can broaden the knowledge base by attracting students with fresh ideas about poultry production, that’s a win-win for our

National Recreation and Park Association Identifies National Economic Value of Local Parks

ASHBURN, Va., Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is set to expire in just one week’s time and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) calls on Congress to take swift action to permanently reauthorize this landmark law and equitably fund the State Assistance Program that supports local parks and outdoor recreation to improve quality of life and that even drives local economies. For 50 years, the nation’s local and regional public parks have benefited from the LWCF State Assistance Program. Now, for the first time, there is also definitive proof that supporting

JDL Technologies a Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month in October

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — JDL Technologies today announced that it has become an official Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2015. The Company joins a growing global initiative among businesses, government agencies, associations, colleges and universities, and individuals to promote online security awareness. “As a managed services provider supporting clients across the country, we see a range of cyber threats and unnecessary online risks taken every day,” said Scott Fluegge, president and general manager of JDL Technologies. “We champion National Cyber Security Awareness Month for helping us promote best practices in IT security and