Day: January 20, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Launch of the U.S. Air Force’s third Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), began the New Year by successfully supporting the launch of the Lockheed Martin-built third Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous satellite (GEO Flight 3) for the U.S. Air Force. The mission, which is designed for early-warning missile detection, was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion systems on the Atlas V include the RL10C-1 upper-stage engine, six helium pressurization tanks, and 12 Centaur upper-stage Reaction Control System thrusters

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in General Cable Corporation of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline – BGC

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against General Cable Corporation (“General Cable” or the “Company”) (NYSE:BGC) and certain of its officers.   The class action, filed in United States District Court, Southern District of New York, and docketed under 17-cv-00092, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired General Cable securities between February 23, 2012 and February 10, 2016, both dates inclusive (the “Class Period”), seeking to recover compensable damages caused by defendants’ violations of the Securities Exchange Act

Almost Family Sells 450,000 Additional Shares Of Common Stock Pursuant To Underwriters' Over-Allotment Option

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) announced today that the underwriters of its recent public offering of common stock have exercised their over-allotment option to purchase an additional 450,000 shares, bringing the total number of shares sold in the offering of common stock to 3,450,000 shares and total gross proceeds to approximately $153.5 million. Total net proceeds of the offering to Almost Family, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses payable by Almost Family, will be approximately $144.3 million. The closing of the sale of the additional shares of common

Pamrevlumab Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Data Presented at ASCO 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FibroGen, Inc. (Nasdaq:FGEN) today announced that updated results from an ongoing clinical study of pamrevlumab (FG-3019) in combination with standard-of-care chemotherapy in patients with locally advanced pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) were presented in a poster session during the ASCO 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco. Pamrevlumab is a fully human monoclonal therapeutic antibody that inhibits connective tissue growth factor (CTGF), a common factor in chronic fibrotic and proliferative disorders. “I am very encouraged by these additional results from this clinical trial of pamrevlumab evaluated in combination with standard-of-care chemotherapy in patients

CORRECTING and REPLACING – Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation Reports Record Quarterly Net Income of $9.4 Million and Record Annual Net Income of $36.0 Million, Driven by 2016 Annual Loan Growth of 11.7%, Wealth Assets Reach $11.3 Billion

BRYN MAWR, Pa., Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — This updated press release announcing results of operations for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 corrects an inadvertent error related to the Corporation’s delinquent loans and leases.  The asterisked items in the Summary Financial Information (unaudited) Table reflect the corrected data. The press release issued January 19, 2017 should be disregarded and is replaced in its entirety by this release. Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (the “Bank”), today reported net income of $9.4 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.55 for

First Financial Northwest, Inc. Announces – First Financial Northwest Bank and McKnight Middle School Educators Honor Graduates of Web-Based Digital Education Program

RENTON, Wash., Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — First Financial Northwest, Inc. (“Company”) (NASDAQ:FFNW) today announced that its subsidiary financial institution, First Financial Northwest Bank (FFNWB) recognized 100 students from McKnight Middle School earlier this week for their outstanding work in completing the Ignition – Digital Literacy and Responsibility™ program, a digital education course designed to empower young people to be responsible technology users. FFNWB expanded its partnership with leading education technology company EverFi, Inc., to bring this interactive, web-based digital responsibility program to middle school students in the Renton School District. FFNWB already sponsors an innovative financial literacy software program

AutoZone Hiring 12,000 Across U.S. This Spring

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO), the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories, will hire more than 12,000 new full and part-time employees nationwide through April to ensure its more than 5,300 U.S. stores are ready to provide WOW! Customer Service during the busy selling season as the company continues to expand. Markets with the largest hiring needs include New York City; Oakland, CA; Cincinnati and Columbus, OH; New Orleans, LA; Pittsburgh, PA; Atlanta, GA and Dallas, TX. Opportunities include Sales Representatives, Delivery Drivers, Parts Sales Managers, Commercial Sales

ChemoCentryx Announces Presentation of Data from Ongoing Phase Ib Clinical Trial of CCR2 Inhibitor CCX872 in Patients with Advanced Non-Resectable Pancreatic Cancer

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ChemoCentryx, Inc., (Nasdaq:CCXI) today announced the presentation of results from its immuno-oncology program at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium being held January 19-21, 2017 in San Francisco, California. The presentation highlights results from a continuing open-label, single-arm Phase Ib clinical trial of CCX872 when added to standard of care FOLFIRINOX (5-fluorouracil, leucovorin, irinotecan and oxaliplatin) in patients with advanced non-resectable pancreatic cancer. CCX872 is a selective inhibitor of the chemokine receptor known as CCR2. The primary efficacy measurement of the trial is progression-free survival (PFS)

Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. Announces Sale of $27 Million of Subordinated Notes

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SONA) (“Southern National”), the holding company of Sonabank, announced that it had completed the sale of $27 million of its fixed-to-floating rate Subordinated Notes due 2027 (the “Notes”). The Notes will initially bear interest at 5.875% per annum until January 31, 2022; thereafter, the Notes will be payable at an annual floating rate equal to three-month LIBOR plus a spread of 3.95% until maturity or early redemption.  The Company plans to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes, including, but not limited to,

The Community Financial Corporation Announces Results of Operations for Fourth Quarter of 2016

WALDORF, Md., Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Community Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:TCFC) (the “Company”), the holding company for Community Bank of the Chesapeake (the “Bank”), reported its results of operations for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2016. Consolidated net income available to common shareholders was $2.0 million for the three months ended December 31, 2016, an increase of $494,000, compared to $1.5 million for the three months ended December 31, 2015. Earnings per common share (diluted) at $0.44 increased $0.11 from $0.33 per common share (diluted) for the three months ended December 31, 2015.  The Company’s

Smithfield Foods Announces Commencement of Senior Notes Offering

SMITHFIELD, Va., Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Smithfield Foods, Inc. (the “Company”) today announced it intends to commence a private offering to eligible purchasers, subject to market and other conditions, of $1,400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes (the “Notes”). The Notes will initially be guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by each of the Company’s subsidiaries that is expected to become a borrower or a guarantor under its new senior credit facilities and, in the future, by each of its subsidiaries that guarantees obligations under certain material debt facilities or certain material debt securities of the Company

Cache Elite, Inc. (ILUS) Announces Review of 2016 & Corporate Vision for 2017 & Beyond

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In 2016, Cache Elite, Inc. exceeded their goal in revenues, which will be released in the OTC Markets Quarterly in the upcoming weeks. These numbers were achieved at the Scottsdale physical locations and E-commerce website www.eliteknobs.com. With the new store in Gilbert, AZ, an opportunity arises for a new record amount of growth in 2017. “Our relationships consist of an equilateral triangle. The company, client, and the shareholder must always be equal partners for a real majestic relationship to blossom. We cannot discount the importance of the relationships the company must have

Former EMC VP of Sales Joins Primary Data

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With its DataSphere software platform ready for enterprise adoption, industry veteran Robert Wilson has joined Primary Data to scale out its sales team and Channel growth as the company’s new Head of Sales. Formerly the Vice President of Global Sales at EMC ScaleIO, and Vice President of Hyperscale Sales at Fusion-io, Wilson brings years of expertise in leading sales teams to help innovative customers adopt advanced storage solutions to support business growth. “The Primary Data engineering team has built an incredible software platform that does what no one said could be

Bank of Commerce Holdings Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter of 2016

REDDING, Calif., Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Randall S. Eslick, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Commerce Holdings (NASDAQ:BOCH) (the “Company”), a $1.1 billion asset bank holding company and parent company of Redding Bank of Commerce (the “Bank”), today announced financial results for the quarter and the year ended December 31, 2016. Net income available to common shareholders for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 was $2.3 million or $0.17 per share – diluted, compared with $1.7 million or $0.13 per share – diluted for the same period of 2015. Net income available to common shareholders for

Chino Commercial Bancorp Reports 9.5% Increase In Net Earnings

CHINO, Calif., Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Chino Commercial Bank, N.A. (OTC:CCBC) announced the results of operations for the year ended December 31, 2016 with net income of $1,453,103, or an increase of 9.5% over net income of $1,327,370 for December 31, 2015. Net income per basic and diluted share for the year ended December 31, 2016 was $1.18 as compared to $1.08 per share for the year ended December 31, 2015.    Net income for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016 was $329,476, or an increase of 3.4%, as compared with net

ChemoCentryx, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCXI) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell Remotely from the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco

ADVISORY, Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — What: ChemoCentryx, Inc. (Nasdaq:CCXI), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing orally-administered therapeutics that target the chemokine and chemoattractant systems in order to treat autoimmune diseases, inflammatory disorders and cancer, will visit the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco. In honor of the occasion, Thomas J. Schall, Ph.D., President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, will ring the Closing Bell.  Where:Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center – 505 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA  When:Monday, January 23, 2017 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET   ChemoCentryx Contact:Susan M. Kanaya650-210-2900investor@chemocentryx.com Nasdaq MarketSite:Emily Pan(646)

FDA Finally Addresses Synthetic Nicotine; Confirming Next Generation Labs’ Position that Synthetic Nicotine Is Not A Tobacco Product

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Next Generation Labs, the makers of proprietary TFN Nicotine® – a non-tobacco derived synthetic nicotine – is pleased to report an update from the FDA that finally addresses the question of synthetic nicotine, confirming that e-liquids made with synthetic nicotine will not be regulated. Vincent Schuman, CEO of Next Generation Labs, comments: “The FDA is slowly revealing its stance on regulating synthetic nicotine and while this latest update is a welcome one, we fully anticipate further clarification from the FDA as the August PMTA deadline approaches. All indications from the FDA confirm our long-held

FORM Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: FH) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — What: FORM Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq:FH), a diversified holding company focused on acquiring, investing in and developing small to mid-market businesses, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of the closing of the acquisition of XpresSpa. In honor of the of the occasion, Andrew D. Perlman, Chief Executive Officer and Director will ring the Opening Bell alongside the FORM Holdings management team, Board of Directors and the management team of XpresSpa. Where:Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When:Monday, January 23, 2017 – 9:15 a.m. to

Sturgis Bancorp Reports Earnings for 2016

STURGIS, Mich., Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sturgis Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX:STBI) announced net income of $2.7 million for 2016, and net income of $695,000 for the fourth quarter of 2016, Eric L. Eishen, President and CEO, announced today.  Sturgis Bancorp is the holding company for Sturgis Bank & Trust Company (Bank), and its subsidiaries Oakleaf Financial Services, Inc. and Oak Mortgage, LLC.  Sturgis Bancorp provides a full array of trust, commercial and consumer banking services from 12 banking centers in Sturgis, Bangor, Bronson, Centreville, Climax, Colon, South Haven, Three Rivers and White Pigeon, Mich. Oakleaf Financial Services offers a

Michigan-Based Capital Mortgage Funding Predicts Strong Home Purchase Sales For 2017

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The consistently strong home purchase market has certainly been a focal point for the past few years with sales and prices continuing to rise.  Michigan-based lender Capital Mortgage Funding and its president and co-founder Harry Glanz is confident that the trend will continue for 2017. “The market here in southeastern Michigan has been strong for the last five years and the good news is that we see this trend continuing in 2017,” says Glanz.  “Consumer confidence is high, home property values have increased substantially and the buzz of buyers is infectious. It’s