After-Market News: WAIR, GME, CADX, DVA

Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WAIR) has closed on its purchase of Haas Group Inc., a privately held supply-chain management firm previously owned by The Jordan Company LP. WAIR funded the $550 million transaction using proceeds from a new, $525 million syndicated term loan added to the company’s existing senior secured credit facilities as well as a $40 million draw under WAIR’s revolving credit facility and … Continue reading After-Market News: WAIR, GME, CADX, DVA

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Stocks Making Noise After Hours: Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG), National Interstate Corp.’s (NASDAQ:NATL) , PHI Inc. (NASDAQ:PHII), KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR), Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:BEE)

Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG), a global agribusiness and food company, has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per common share, payable June 2, 2014, to shareholders of record May 16, 2014. The company also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $1.21875 per share on its 4.875% cumulative convertible perpetual preference shares, payable June 1, 2014, to shareholders of record on May 15, 2014. Shares … Continue reading Stocks Making Noise After Hours: Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG), National Interstate Corp.’s (NASDAQ:NATL) , PHI Inc. (NASDAQ:PHII), KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR), Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:BEE)

Pharma in Focus: CLIR, CGEN, GALE

ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ:CLIR) said it agreed to sell $6.5 million of its common stock to certain institutional investors at $8.00 each, a 9% discount to Thursday’s closing price. The company will sell 812,500 shares and will use the net proceeds for research and development, protection of intellectual property, business development and marketing, and for working capital. The company designs technology to improve the efficiency … Continue reading Pharma in Focus: CLIR, CGEN, GALE

Asian Stocks on the Move: NCTY, STP, ATE, UBIC, STV, CCIH, YOKU, KONE

Asian stocks in New York were mostly higher Friday though the benchmark index was little changed with Japanese issues providing the single biggest drag. The Bank of New York Asian index of American depositary receipts was last flat at 144.49 in mid-morning trade. Suntech Power (STP), a manufacturer of photovoltaic products, was the biggest gainer rising 28% to $0.46. The9 Ltd.(NASDAQ:NCTY), a developer and operator … Continue reading Asian Stocks on the Move: NCTY, STP, ATE, UBIC, STV, CCIH, YOKU, KONE

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Earnings Event to Watch for on Friday: 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD), Newcastle Investment Corp (NYSE:NCT)

3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) is due to issue its quarterly earnings report in the upcoming extended-hours session. Given its history, traders can expect light trading in the issue immediately following its quarterly earnings announcement. Historical earnings event related premarket and after-hours trading activity in DDD indicates that the price change in the extended hours is likely to be of limited value in forecasting additional price … Continue reading Earnings Event to Watch for on Friday: 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD), Newcastle Investment Corp (NYSE:NCT)

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Afternoon Stocks Watch: APEI; PRGO; MAIN; CSG; NCT

American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) was the target Friday of an investment-rating downgrade by BMO Capital Markets, which cut the stock to market perform from outperform following the online-postsecondary education provider’s late-Thursday release of lower-than-expected Q4 earnings and Q1 EPS guidance that was well below the Street view. BMO also cut its target price on APEI, lowering it to $36 from $44. In a note to … Continue reading Afternoon Stocks Watch: APEI; PRGO; MAIN; CSG; NCT