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Washington Federal Announces an Increase in its Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend and a Special Cash Dividend

Washington Federal via Marketwire 22:08 GMT Wednesday 18th January 2017

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - January 18, 2017) - Today, the Board of Directors of Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ: WAFD) announced a regular quarterly cash dividend of 15 cents per share, a 1 cent increase from the prior quarter. The dividend will be paid on February 10th to common stockholders of record as of February 1st. This will be Washington Federal's 136th consecutive quarterly cash dividend.The Board of Directors has also approved a one-time special dividend in the amount of 25 cents per share payable on February 10th to holders of record as of February 1st, 2017. Washington Federal has one of the highest capital ratios amongst the largest one-hundred banks in the United States. During the past several years the Company has been committed to returning excess capital generated from earnings to shareholders through cash dividends and an active share repurchase program. At present, bank stock values have increased based on market assumptions about changing interest and tax rates,...

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Liberty Property Trust Hosts Fourth Quarter 2016 Results Conference Call

MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust will host its fourth quarter results conference call on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at 12:00 P.M., ET. The call can be accessed by dialing (855) 277-7530 and entering the passcod...[Published 18-01-2017 22:01:08 GMT]

FLIR Systems to Release Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Financial Results on Tuesday, February 14, 2017

WILSONVILLE, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 01/18/17 -- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced that it plans to release financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2016, at approximately 7:30 a.m. ET (4:30 a.m. PT) o...[Published 18-01-2017 22:01:00 GMT]

NioCorp Achieves Two Major Processing Breakthroughs in its Planned Elk Creek Superalloy Project

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Jan. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NioCorp Developments Ltd. (“” or the "”) (TSX:NB) (OTCQX:NIOBF) (FSE:BR3) announces that it has achieved two major process breakthroughs as part of its final design work for the Feasibility...[Published 18-01-2017 22:01:00 GMT]

LyondellBasell announces planned leadership changes

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Gemphire Therapeutics Reports Inducement Grants Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

LIVONIA, Mich., Jan. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gemphire Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:GEMP), today announced that on January 16, 2017, the Compensation Committee of its Board of Directors, which is composed entirely of independent directors, approve...[Published 18-01-2017 22:00:00 GMT]

MSCI Schedules Investor Conference Call to Review Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Results

MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of portfolio construction and risk management tools for global investors, today announced that it will release its results for fourth quarter and full-year 2016 on Thursday, Febru...[Published 18-01-2017 22:00:00 GMT]

Sallie Mae Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Financial Results

Sallie Mae (Nasdaq: SLM), formally SLM Corporation, today released fourth-quarter 2016 and full-year 2016 financial results. In 2016, the company grew private education loan originations 8 percent to $4.7 billion, exp...[Published 18-01-2017 22:00:00 GMT]

FUSION Announces Special Cross-Platform ‘FUSION Fights’ Content Initiative around Key Social Justice Issues

FUSION today announced the launch of ‘FUSION Fights,’ a new cross-platform content initiative that seeks to elevate conversations around social justice issues that impact young, diverse communities, and often don’t r...[Published 18-01-2017 21:46:00 GMT]

CDK Global Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Jan. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of CDK Global, Inc. (Nasdaq:CDK) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share payable on March 29, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close ...[Published 18-01-2017 21:45:00 GMT]

Vector Announces Commencement of Notes Offering of $850 Million of Senior Secured Notes Due 2025

Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) (“Vector” or the “Company”) announced today that it has commenced an offer to issue and sell $850 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2025 (the “Notes”). Th...[Published 18-01-2017 21:44:00 GMT]

Sallie Mae Issues Statement

SLM Corporation (Nasdaq: SLM), commonly known as Sallie Mae, today issued the following statement. Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a complaint in federal court in Pennsylvania against Navient Co...[Published 18-01-2017 21:38:00 GMT]

Bega Cheese to Acquire VEGEMITE and Other Iconic Brands from Mondelēz International

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mondelēz International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has reached an agreement to sell most of its grocery business in Australia and New Zealand to Bega Cheese Limited (ASX:BGA) for $460 million AUD...[Published 18-01-2017 21:35:57 GMT]

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Host Hotels & Resorts Announces Promotions and a New Enterprise Analytics Department

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) today announced the promotion of Nathan S. Tyrrell to executive vice president, investments and Bret D.S. McLeod to senior vice president, corporate strategy an...[Published 18-01-2017 21:30:00 GMT]

GCP Applied Technologies Inc. Sets Date for its 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GCP Applied Technologies Inc. (NYSE:GCP) today announced that its 2017 annual meeting of stockholders will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the AC Hotel Cambridge, 10 Acorn Park Drive, Cambridg...[Published 18-01-2017 21:30:00 GMT]

CallidusCloud Announces Appointment of Global Technology Leader Nina Richardson to its Board of Directors

DUBLIN, Calif., Jan. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NASDAQ:CALD), a global leader in cloud-based , , and solutions, announced today the appointment of Nina Richardson, a renowned business executive, to its board of directors effective February 2,...[Published 18-01-2017 21:30:00 GMT]

Lexington Realty Trust Final Dividend Allocation for 2016

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lexington Realty Trust (“Lexington”) (NYSE:LXP), a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on single-tenant real estate investments, today announced its final 2016 dividend income allocations for ...[Published 18-01-2017 21:30:00 GMT]

Walgreens Boots Alliance to Webcast Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) will provide a live webcast of its annual meeting of stockholders beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, 26 January 2017. The meeting will be held at Park Hyatt New Yo...[Published 18-01-2017 21:30:00 GMT]

Butterfield Completes Wind-Down of UK Private Banking Business, Launches Butterfield Mortgages Limited

The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (“Butterfield” or the “Bank”) (NYSE: NTB) (BSX: NTB.BH) today announced that it has completed the orderly wind-down of its London-based private banking business and has ...[Published 18-01-2017 21:30:00 GMT]

Crestwood Announces Quarterly Distribution and Schedules Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Release Date

Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE: CEQP) (“Crestwood” or “CEQP”) announced today that the board of directors of its general partner has declared the partnership’s quarterly cash distribution of $0.60 per l...[Published 18-01-2017 21:30:00 GMT]

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