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Associated Banc-Corp Increases Prime Rate

13 12 2017

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 13, 2017 -- Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB), the holding company for Associated Bank, N.A., announced today it has increased the bank's prime rate from 4.25 percent to 4.50 percent, effective December 13, 2017. Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB) has total assets of $30 billion and is one of the top 50 publicly traded U.S. bank holding companies. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Associated is a leading Midwest banking franchise, offering a full range of financial products and services from over 200 banking locations serving more than 100 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, and commercial financial services in Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Texas. Associated Bank, N.A. is an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at www.associatedbank.com. Contact: Jennifer KaminskiVice President | Public Relations Senior [email protected] ...

CenterPoint Energy increases quarterly dividend 4 percent to 27.75 cents per share

13 12 2017

HOUSTON, Dec. 13, 2017 -- CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.2775 per share of common stock, payable on March 8, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 15, 2018. This represents approximately a 4 percent increase from the previous quarterly dividend of $0.2675, and if annualized, would equate to $1.11 per share. "I am pleased that for the thirteenth consecutive year, CenterPoint Energy is raising its dividend," said Scott M. Prochazka, president and chief executive officer of CenterPoint Energy.  "This increase demonstrates a strong commitment to our shareholders and the confidence the board of directors has in our ability to deliver sustainable earnings and cash flow." CenterPoint Energy will begin utilizing a standardized payment schedule for future dividends with dividends payable on the second Thursday of March, June, September and December to shareholders...

Westwater Resources, Inc. to Acquire Alabama Graphite Corp.

13 12 2017

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Westwater Resources acquires Alabama Graphite – Fast Tracking Battery Materials Development in the United States for Sales Worldwide

13 12 2017

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DiaMedica Therapeutics Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement

13 12 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 13, 2017 -- DiaMedica Therapeutics Inc. (the “Company”) (TSX-V:DMA) (OTCQB:DMCAF), announces that, subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval, it is undertaking a non-brokered private placement for gross proceeds of approximately CAD$1 million (approximately USD$780,000) with the issuance of 2,985,075 Units at an issue price of CAD$0.335 (USD$0.26) (the “Offering”).  Each Unit consists of one common share and one-half of one common share purchase warrant, with each whole warrant entitling the holder thereof to acquire one additional common share at an exercise price of USD$0.35 (approximately CAD$0.45) per share until 5:00 p.m. (Central Time) on the date that is: (i) twenty-four months after the date of issuance, or (ii) if on any date (the “Accelerated Exercised Date”) (a) the volume-weighted average closing trading price of the common shares on any recognized Canadian stock exchange equals or exceeds USD$0.60 for a period of 21 consecutive trading...

Independent Bank Group, Inc. Announces Commencement of Subordinated Notes Offering

13 12 2017

MCKINNEY, Texas, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Independent Bank Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:IBTX), the holding company for Independent Bank, today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of its fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due December 31, 2027.Independent Bank Group intends to use the proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes, including to increase capital to support continued growth through acquisitions and continued organic growth.Piper Jaffray & Co. and U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.The notes will be issued pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement (File No. 333-218782) which Independent Bank Group filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus. A preliminary prospectus supplement has been filed with the SEC to which this communication relates. Prospective investors should read the preliminary...

Toll Brothers Announces Cash Dividend

13 12 2017

HORSHAM, Pa., Dec. 13, 2017 -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) (www.tollbrothers.com), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend to shareholders.  The dividend of $0.08 per share will be paid on January 26, 2018 to shareholders of record on the close of business on January 12, 2018. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/814fb041-e889-497b-a7cb-e52b3259227aToll Brothers, Inc., A FORTUNE 500 Company, is the nation's leading builder of luxury homes. The Company began business fifty years ago in 1967 and became a public company in 1986. Its common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “TOL.” The Company serves move-up, empty-nester, active-adult, and second-home buyers and operates in 20 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Maryland,...

Sentera Announces New Pricing and Features for 2018

13 12 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 13, 2017 -- In preparation for the 2018 growing season, Sentera is announcing exciting new features and pricing for its most popular NDVI and Red Edge sensor products.  Through the end of the year, the company is also offering additional discounts for 2018 pre-orders. Suggested retail pricing for our most popular agriculture sensor kits have been reduced by at least 20%. And, customers that order equipment before year-end can take an additional $200 off of each kit. It has never been easier or more affordable to capture NDVI, RGB, Red Edge, and other index and image data.Sentera sensor products for DJI Phantom, Mavic, and Inspire drone platforms have all received updated pricing. Upgrade kits start at $1,999 during the December promotion, and a complete NDVI-upgraded Phantom 4 Pro drone is available for $3498. Promotional orders will ship in March 2018. All promotional pricing is available through participating Sentera resellers.Incredible Response Means Incredible...

Electronic Arts Teams Up With Nomadic Entertainment Group for EA SPORTS Bowl

13 12 2017

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) and Nomadic Entertainment Group revealed that Imagine Dragons will headline EA SPORTS Bowl on Thursday, February 1 at NOMADIC LIVE! at the Minneapolis Armory. Also, Machine Gun Kelly and Mura Masa are the opening acts for the band Thursday night. EA SPORTS Bowl has long served as the unofficial kickoff to the biggest weekend in the NFL season, and this year EA has partnered with Nomadic Entertainment once again to bring one of the world’s hottest acts to the stage. Tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 15 at Ticketmaster.com. “EA SPORTS Bowl has always been one of the hottest tickets in town, and we’re keeping that going this year with Imagine Dragons,” said Randy Chase, Senior Director of Marketing at EA SPORTS. “That’s not all though, as fans can also expect to see additional performances by Machine Gun Kelly and Mura Masa, and there will also be numerous athletes and celebrities in attendance.” “We’re...

Invisible Fence® Brand Acknowledges Dealer Excellence with 2017 Awards

13 12 2017

“Each of this year’s 37 winners has truly excelled in a variety of crucial business areas and are, in fact, the faces of our brand on the ground,” said Ed Hoyt, Director of Invisible Fence® Brand KNOXVILLE, Tenn. December 13, 2017 Invisible Fence® Brand recognized top performers among their large network of authorized dealers. The 2017 National Dealer Circle of Excellence Awards continues a decades-old tradition for the prominent electronic pet fence brand. The award honors dealer accomplishments in a variety of small-business disciplines including customer care, training, installation, sales, and business operations. “Each of this year’s 37 winners has truly excelled in a variety of crucial business areas and are, in fact, the faces of our brand on the ground,” said Ed Hoyt, Director of Invisible Fence® Brand, “It’s a small gesture, however, the award comes with a paramount appreciation for these teams, business models, and overall professionalism.” This year’s...

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