Day: September 29, 2015

Incyte Corporation to Join the NASDAQ-100 Index Beginning October 7, 2015

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq:INCY), will become a component of the NASDAQ-100 Index® (Nasdaq:NDX) and the NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index (Nasdaq:NDXE) prior to market open on Wednesday, October 7, 2015.  Incyte Corporation will replace Altera Corporation (Nasdaq:ALTR). Incyte Corporation is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, and has a market capitalization of approximately $19 billion. For more information about the company, go to www.incyte.com. About Nasdaq Global Indexes Nasdaq Global Indexes has been creating innovative, market-leading, transparent indexes since 1971. Today, our index offering spans geographies and asset classes and

President of Poland Visits Original Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union Branch in Brooklyn

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Prior to attending this week’s United Nations General Assembly, Polish President Andrzej Duda traveled across the East River to tour the original branch of the Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union, the country’s largest ethnic credit union. Photos accompanying this announcement are available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/577d87d2-a6a4-481f-bfcc-2bd9a39e8a6c http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/bfccc7f6-fa2d-41ee-840c-6148b0e4361a At the historic building in Brooklyn’s “Little Poland” neighborhood of Greenpoint, the President of Poland was welcomed on Sunday by scores of credit union officials at the site of the first branch of the 39-year-old credit union.  “Nearly 40 years ago, a group of community activists gathered

Energy XXI Reports Fiscal Year-End Results

HOUSTON, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Energy XXI (NASDAQ:EXXI) today announced fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year financial and operating results for the period ended June 30, 2015, and provided an operations update. Highlights include: Production remaining stable into fiscal first quarter at 58,300 BOE/d Current liquidity is $679 million $124 million available on $500 million revolver Proved reserves estimated at 183.5 MMBOE, 75 percent oil Non-cash impairment causes ceiling test write-down due to commodity prices Acquisitions and divestitures in fiscal fourth-quarter and to-date Monetized Grand Isle Gathering System Sold East Bay field Acquired producing Gulf of Mexico assets from M21K,

Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. Announces Proposed Secondary Offering of Common Stock

DALLAS, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc., (NASDAQ:PLAY), (“Dave & Buster’s” or the “Company”), an owner and operator of dining and entertainment venues, today announced a proposed secondary public offering of 6,000,000 shares of common stock by certain of the Company’s stockholders (the “Offering”). Additionally, these stockholders intend to grant the underwriters the option to purchase up to 900,000 additional shares of common stock. The selling stockholders will receive all proceeds from the sale of these shares. Jefferies LLC and Piper Jaffray & Co. are acting as lead book-runners for the Offering.  William Blair & Company,

Advertising Week 2015 and The Nasdaq Disruption Series to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —   What:  Advertising Week 2015, the world’s largest annual gathering of leaders across the advertising, creative, entertainment, marketing, media and technology industries, is taking place in New York this week at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Since its creation in 2004, Advertising Week has drawn hundreds of thousands of participants from around the world to New York City for a week long think-tank comprised of over 250 different distinct programs that focus on the power of advertising and its neighboring industries. In honor of the occasion, Matthew J. Scheckner, CEO of Stillwell

Alarm.com Enhances Smart Solution to Protect Homes From Water Damage

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alarm.com (Nasdaq:ALRM), the leading platform solution for the smart home, has expanded its Smart Home Security solutions with a Water solution. An intelligent combination of sensors, devices and Alarm.com cloud services will detect water leaks, alert homeowners, and proactively respond to minimize damage. Powered by Alarm.com’s cloud platform, the Water solution protects homeowners from dangers and challenges that traditional security systems cannot address. The solution is completely integrated into Alarm.com’s Smart Home Security offering, which gives homeowners control of the home and awareness of important events through an intuitive smartphone app. In

FXCM Inc. Announces Effectiveness of Reverse Stock Split

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM)(“FXCM” or “the Company”), a leading online provider of foreign exchange (FX) trading and related services, today announced the effectiveness of its previously disclosed one-for-ten reverse stock split. Beginning with the opening of trading on Thursday, October 1, 2015, the Company’s common stock will trade on the NYSE on a reverse split-adjusted basis under the same symbol “FXCM,” but with a new CUSIP of 302693205. As a result of the reverse stock split, the number of outstanding shares of FXCM’s common stock will be reduced from approximately 53,726,664 shares to

Adept Technology Wins Award for Lynx Mobile Robot With Enhanced Navigation

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile robot solutions and services, announced today that it won a Robotics Business Review Game Changer Award for its Lynx autonomous intelligent vehicle (AIV) with Acuity navigation. Award winners were announced on September 23rd during the RoboBusiness 2015 trade show in San Jose, California. “We are proud that our Lynx mobile robot with Acuity navigation won a Game Changer Award,” said Terry Hannon, Adept’s chief business development and strategy officer. “Lynx robots are providing users around the world with rapid, dependable

Revance Therapeutics Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Study of Its Unique Botulinum Toxin Type A for Injection to Treat Cervical Dystonia

NEWARK, Calif., Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Revance Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVNC), a specialty biopharmaceutical company developing botulinum toxin products for use in aesthetic and therapeutic indications, announced today the initiation of patient dosing in a Phase 2 dose-escalating clinical study of RT002 investigational drug product candidate to treat cervical dystonia, a neurological muscle movement disorder. The Phase 2 study will evaluate safety, preliminary efficacy, and duration of effect of RT002 for injection in patients with moderate-to-severe isolated cervical dystonia symptoms of the neck. The company plans to release interim results in 2016. “Cervical dystonia is a debilitating condition characterized

OXiGENE Announces Plans to Advance CA4P (Fosbretabulin) in Two Late-Stage Clinical Trials

Company plans to conduct two new phase 2/3 randomized studies in ovarian cancer and glioblastoma multiforme Both studies combine CA4P with an approved anti-VEGF treatment with a complementary mechanism of action Studies expected to provide most rapid path to additional efficacy data for CA4P Company to host conference call on September 30, 2015 at 9:00 am EDT SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OXiGENE, Inc. (Nasdaq:OXGN), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for treatment of cancer, today announced its plans for the further advancement of its lead investigational drug, CA4P (combretastatin A4 phosphate, or fosbretabulin). This

Landec Corporation Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2016 Results

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC), a leading developer and marketer of innovative and proprietary products for healthy living applications in the food and biomedical markets, reported results for the fiscal 2016 first quarter ended August 30, 2015. “For the first quarter, consolidated revenues and net income increased 1% and 25%, respectively. It should be noted that the first quarter of last year had one extra week which resulted in approximately $9.0 million in additional revenues during the first quarter of last year,” commented Gary Steele, Landec’s Chairman and CEO. “Most notably, revenues at

Diamond Foods Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) (“Diamond” or the “Company”) today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended July 31, 2015. Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2015 Highlights Net sales were $201.8 million, down $17.3 million or 7.9% Reflects the exit of $15.2 million of high-volume, low-margin SKUs in the Nuts segment and $3.9 million of adverse FX in the Snacks segment Snacks segment net sales were $129.8 million, down 0.2% Nuts segment net sales were $72.0 million, down 19.0% Gross margin was 27.0%, compared to 22.5% GAAP net income was $7.9

Provista Diagnostics Offers Hope for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer in Women with Dense Breasts

NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Provista Diagnostics, Inc.  today announced that the data from two prospective, randomized, multi-center clinical studies, evaluating a novel blood-based combinatorial protein biomarker assay, received overwhelming support from Key Opinion Leaders at the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Breast Cancer Symposium, held September 25 – 27, 2015 in San Francisco, California. “We are grateful to these distinguished physicians for their support,” said David Reese, Ph.D., President and CEO of Provista. “With their enthusiasm to use a blood-based test such as ours, Videssa™ Breast will be widely recognized for its clinical

Theradome and Breastcancer.org Announce New Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Los Angeles, CA, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Theradome Inc., creator of the world’s most technologically advanced laser hair therapy helmet for home use, announces a new partnership with Breastcancer.org for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Theradome Founder Tamim Hamid met with Vice President of Partnerships and Development for Breastcancer.org Rita Lusen yesterday to officially kick off their partnership and present a check for $5,000 to the nonprofit organization. With the launch of a special limited edition pink helmet, Breastcancer.org and Theradome Inc. will be working together to raise funds for breast cancer research and awareness. Theradome will donate

The Port of Houston Authority's Future is Here

HOUSTON, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dredging at the Port of Houston Authority’s Barbours Cut Container Terminal is now complete. The Houston Pilots Association has given authorization for the Port Authority to receive vessels with a 45-foot operating draft at its Barbours Cut Container Terminal. Improvements to the Barbours Cut channel are projected to result in over $900 million in combined local, state and national economic benefits over the next 50 years, according to a study by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). “The growth in containerized cargo through the Port Authority terminals and the increase in Post-Panamax

BCB Bancorp, Inc. Announces Closing of Second Round of Private Placement of $1,190,000

BAYONNE, N.J., Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BCB Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq:BCBP), the bank holding company for BCB Community Bank, today announced the closing on September 29, 2015 of the second round of a private placement of its Series C 6% Noncumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock (the “Series C Offering”), par value $0.01 per share (“Preferred Stock”). The Company sold 119 shares of Preferred Stock at a purchase price of $10,000 per share resulting in gross proceeds of $1,190,000. Previously, on July 13, 2015, the Company closed the first round the Series C Offering resulting in gross proceeds of

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses in Excess of $100,000 From Investment in QLogic Corp. to Contact Brower Piven for Additional Information – QLGC

STEVENSON, Md., Sept. 29, 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 Central District of California on behalf of purchasers of QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC) (“QLogic” or the “Company”) securities during the period between April 30, 2015 and July 30, 2015, inclusive (the “Class Period”). If you have suffered a loss from investment in QLogic securities purchased on or after April 30, 2015 and held through the revelation of negative information during and/or at the end of

Liquid Holdings Group Requests Hearing Before Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Panel

HOBOKEN, N.J., Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Liquid Holdings Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LIQD), a SaaS provider of investment management solutions for the buy side, announced today that the Company has requested a hearing before the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel (the “Panel”) to address the September 21, 2015 determination of the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Staff (the “Staff”) to delist the Company’s securities based upon the Company’s continued non-compliance with NASDAQ’s requirement to timely file periodic reports with the SEC. The Company’s request for a hearing before the Panel automatically stayed the suspension of trading in the Company’s securities on NASDAQ through

CSC and Cloudera Partner to Achieve PCI and HIPAA Certification on Big Data Platform as a Service (BDPaaS) Offering

PALO ALTO, Calif., and FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache HadoopTM, today announced that it has partnered with CSC (NYSE: CSC), a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions, with support from Intel, to achieve the industry’s most stringent security certifications for CSC’s Big Data Platform as a Service (BDPaaS) offering: PCI and HIPAA. With this achievement, BDPaaS becomes the first Hadoop-based managed service to receive PCI and HIPAA certifications. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is an industry-wide framework for protecting

Retail TouchPoints Welcomes Adam Blair As Executive Editor

Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Retail TouchPoints (RTP) has announced the appointment of Adam Blair as the new Executive Editor of Retail TouchPoints. Blair has worked with the RTP team as a freelance writer and held a number of senior editorial and management positions in the retail and trade publication industry. “We are thrilled to welcome Adam to the Retail TouchPoints team,” said Debbie Hauss, Editor-in-Chief of Retail TouchPoints. “As our business continues to expand and we launch new events and content formats, Adam will be integral in helping Retail TouchPoints achieve its long-term goals.” Blair