Day: October 12, 2015

Globus Medical Schedules Third Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call

AUDUBON, Pa, Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal implant manufacturer, will announce its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2015 after the market close on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. A copy of the release will be available on the Globus Medical website at www.globusmedical.com/investors. Following the announcement, Globus Medical will hold a teleconference to discuss its performance with the investment community at 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Globus invites all interested parties to join the call by dialing: 1-855-533-7141  United States Participants 1-720-545-0060  International Participants There is no passcode for the

Alphatec Spine Introduces New Titanium-Coated PEEK Interbody Fusion System

First Battalion™ Universal Spacer System Surgical Case Completed in the U.S. Featured at NASS Booth #1147 CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), the parent company of Alphatec Spine, Inc., a global provider of spinal fusion technologies, announced today that the first surgical case utilizing the Battalion Universal Spacer System in the U.S. has been successfully completed. Battalion features polyetheretherketone (PEEK) implants that are titanium-coated for potential osseointegration. The Company will be showcasing Battalion, as well as its portfolio of products at the upcoming North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting being held at McCormick

Pool Corporation Celebrates 20 Years as a Public Company

COVINGTON, La., Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL) celebrated its 20th anniversary as a public company today. Incorporated in 1993, South Central Pool Supply, Inc. became SCP Pool Corporation in 1995 and listed on the NASDAQ stock market on October 12, 1995.  In 2006, we changed our name to Pool Corporation.  Since our initial public offering (IPO), the market value of our company has grown to $3.2 billion and our share price is approximately 80 times greater than our stock market debut price.  For this 20 year period, our earnings per share compound annual growth rate (CAGR)

Fastenal Company Announces Cash Dividend

WINONA, Minn., Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Fastenal Company (the “Company”) of Winona, MN (Nasdaq:FAST) reported its board of directors declared a dividend of $0.28 per share to be paid in cash on November 24, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 27, 2015. Fastenal began paying annual dividends in 1991, semi-annual dividends in 2003, and then expanded to quarterly dividends in 2011. Our board of directors intends to continue paying quarterly dividends, provided that any future determination as to payment of dividends will depend upon the financial condition and results of operations

Dermira Completes Patient Enrollment for First CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Phase 3 Clinical Trial in Psoriasis Program

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dermira, Inc. (NASDAQ:DERM), a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on bringing innovative and differentiated products to dermatologists and their patients, today announced the completion of patient enrollment for the global CIMPASI-2 clinical trial of CIMZIA® (certolizumab pegol) in adult patients with moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis. Completion of patient enrollment for this Phase 3 study has triggered a milestone payment of $7.3 million payable by UCB Pharma S.A. to Dermira. Dermira expects to announce topline efficacy and safety data from the CIMZIA Phase 3 clinical development program in 2017, consistent with previous guidance,

BioMarin’s Initial 6-Month Data From Phase 2 Study of Vosoritide (BMN 111) in Children With Achondroplasia Presented at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Annual 2015 Meeting

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq:BMRN) today announced that Dr. Melita Irving, Clinical Geneticist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, Evelina Children’s Hospital London, UK, presented the initial six-month data from the first three cohorts of a Phase 2 proof-of-concept and dose-finding study of vosoritide (BMN 111), an analog of C-type Natriuretic Peptide, in children with achondroplasia at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Annual 2015 Meeting in Seattle, Washington. Achondroplasia is the most common form of human dwarfism. The initial six-month data from the first three cohorts showed a 50 percent

State National Companies’ Board Approves $50 Million Stock Repurchase Program

BEDFORD, Texas, Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — State National Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNC), a leading specialty provider of property and casualty insurance, announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program under which the Company may repurchase up to $50 million of its common stock through December 31, 2016. The buyback program will be financed from currently held cash and investments. Under the terms of the stock repurchase program, the Company is authorized to repurchase shares from time to time on the open market at prevailing market prices or in negotiated transactions in accordance with applicable

Florida Governor Celebrates Oakridge's Expansion Plans to Create 1,000 New Jobs, Awards the Company With the "Governor's Business Ambassador" Medal

PALM BAY, Fla., Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Oakridge Global Energy Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB:OGES) recently received impressive accolades from a major press conference in which Florida Governor Rick Scott, joined by several local dignitaries and business entrepreneurs, met with members of the Oakridge staff and executive team to celebrate the Company’s upcoming expansion plans and their impact on the local community. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/f629f11f-6164-495f-aeda-6be0caf30cc4 The event took place on October 6 when Governor Scott, along with Space Coast Economic Development Commission CEO Lynda Weatherman, City of Palm Bay Mayor William Capote, and several other

Military Family Honored by Eckrich, Publix and “The King” Richard Petty

LISLE, Ill., Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Thanks to Eckrich, the makers of naturally hardwood smoked sausage and savory deli meats and a brand of Smithfield Foods, a North Carolina military family was honored by Hall of Fame driver and American icon, “The King” Richard Petty Saturday afternoon before the race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/94528e76-2550-49c4-84c1-7482350a79da Staff Sergeant Retired Melinda “Doc” Hamilton and her family were greeted at the race track by the Richard Petty Motorsports team and escorted to meet the legendary driver. Petty then surprised the

Adamas Presents Nonclinical Findings Supporting the Potential Use of ADS-5102 for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis Gait

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADMS) today announced findings from two nonclinical studies that demonstrate the potential of ADS-5102 for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms. One study demonstrated improvement in walking in in vivo models of MS. Data from the second study provide insights into the potential mechanisms of action of amantadine in MS. These results (Abstract P863) were presented at the 31st Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) held in Barcelona, Spain. “We are encouraged by these nonclinical data and what they mean with

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Let’s Just Face it: The REAL Buzz is on $AVXLD $AVXL – Anavex Life Sciences Corp.

[cmwizard menu=avxlmenu title=”Full Coverage AVXL”/] Look at that chart: That’s a six month chart on AVXL / aka / AVXLD /  Anavex Life Sciences Corp. That really says it all.  The dollar volume here is HUGE. Absolutely huge. Today alone we will cross $20 million! Wow.  Like everyone you see, we take some credit. Of course unlike the others, we write posts about just a few stocks and are pleased we brought you this one early. Back when it was in that May / June range! (Look it up if you don’t believe us.) Okay – Everybody’s talking about this

ACS Industries Selects IntelliChief to Automate Document Capture and Business Process Workflow

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IntelliChief, LLC, a provider of enterprise-class automated document management and workflow solutions, announces manufacturer ACS Industries has selected IntelliChief for ERP-integrated document capture and business process workflow automation abilities, to enhance interdepartmental collaborations and approvals, and achieve associated cost savings. IntelliChief’s Paperless Process Management software (PPM), an advancement of enterprise content management, provides a smooth transition from costly manual document management and workflow functions. It enables users to capture documentation in any format, index the contents and validate with data in their enterprise resource planning system (ERP) or Line of Business application,

The NLJ Names Korein Tillery for 2nd Consecutive Year to the List of Elite Trial Lawyers

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The attorneys at Korein Tillery are proud to announce that for the second consecutive year, the National Law Journal has named Korein Tillery to their list of America’s Elite Trial Lawyers. As the NLJ explains, “The list represents those law firms that are on the cutting edge of plaintiffs-side complex litigation work in the United States and that have achieved exemplary results for their clients.” The distinctive honor comes on the heels of a very successful year for the firm. Korein Tillery has played a leading role in recovering billions of dollars

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The Buzz on $VNTH – Nano Mobile Healthcare Inc.

We’re hearing about VNTH all over. I picked this up on the Reddit Penny Stocks board over the weekend and did a bit of research on it today. The Company is now called Nano Mobile Healthcare (OTCQB: VNTH). The Vantage mHealthcare, Inc. is the reason for the VNTH ticker. The Company seems committed to making their shares more “meaningful” as they eliminated over 117 million shares by converting them into a Series A Convertible Preferred.  That’s basically good.  The chart since that announcement has been basically flat. That’s good when you consisder the Company had about an 18 month decline, with a

PHOTO RELEASE–HII President and CEO Mike Petters Honored at the Salute to the United States Coast Guard

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mike Petters, president and CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII), was honored by the Coast Guard Foundation at the 35th annual Salute to the United States Coast Guard, held last Thursday at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. At the dinner, Petters and HII were recognized for their support of the Coast Guard Foundation and its mission. “Huntington Ingalls Industries has been a strong supporter of the Coast Guard Foundation for the past 30 years,” said Anne Brengle, the foundation’s president. “They have been there with us all across the

Vectrus Appoints IT and Network Communication Leader

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE:VEC) has appointed Rene “Chico” Moline vice president of its Information Technology and Network Communication service line. Moline will provide leadership and direction to this strategic growth area for Vectrus and will be directly responsible for the development and execution of short and long-term IT & network communication strategies. “Chico Moline is a welcome addition to our team,” said Ken Hunzeker, chief executive officer and president at Vectrus. “He brings a wealth of P&L experience in the IT and network communication market space, and we look forward to integrating

UNC Health Care System Selects Lexmark Vendor Neutral Archive, Image Viewing and Mobile Image Capture Solutions

LEXINGTON, KY., Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — News Facts Lexmark announces that North Carolina-based UNC Health Care System (UNC HCS) will deploy the Lexmark Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA), NilReadTM Enterprise Viewer and PACS ScanTM Mobile solutions at all of its locations to meet diverse image and content management needs, including clinician workflow requirements and integration with the organization’s core patient electronic medical record (EMR) system. UNC HCS produces approximately 1.3 million DICOM studies annually. A consolidated, VNA-based medical image repository and integrated common enterprise viewing solution, will support the UNC HCS vision of “one patient, one chart, one image

Rudy Project Dominates the IRONMAN(R) World Championships Presented by GoPRO(R) Helmet Count for Record 5th Year in a Row

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rudy Project, designers of the Official Helmet of IRONMAN® for North America, just smashed all records by earning the prestigious title of “Most Worn Helmet at the IRONMAN® World Championships presented by GoPRO®” for the FIFTH consecutive year. LAVA Magazine released their official product count numbers Friday evening, announcing that Rudy Project was again #1 with 639 helmets, an astounding 270 helmets over the nearest competitor Giro and 382 over second closest competitor Specialized. This marks the fifth year in a row that athletes racing the IRONMAN® World Championships presented by GoPro®

Shopoff Realty Investments Acquires Los Alisos Village Retail Center in Mission Viejo, California

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shopoff Realty Investments announced today that the company has acquired Los Alisos Village, a 31,400-square-foot community retail property in Mission Viejo, Calif. The acquisition was capitalized through co-investments from two Shopoff affiliated funds. Los Alisos Village, constructed in 1982 and situated on approximately 4.5 acres, is currently 91 percent leased, with tenants including AutoZone, Baskin Robbins, Taco Mesa and a number of other local businesses, some with leases dating back to the early 1990’s. As part of its value-add strategy to create event-driven appreciation, Shopoff plans a complete renovation of the