Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action Against Apollo Education Group, Inc. and Certain Officers -- APOL
NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Apollo Education Group, Inc. ("Apollo" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:APOL) and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in United States District Court, District of Arizona, and docketed under 2:14-at-99904, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired Apollo securities between October 19, 2011 and April 1, 2014, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"). This class action seeks to recover damages against Defendants for alleged violations of the federal securities laws pursuant to Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder.
Beazley Expands US Builders Risk Footprint
ATLANTA, GA., April 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading specialist insurer Beazley is expanding its US builders risk team, recruiting Denise Abshire, a highly experienced builders risk underwriter, to join the firm's San Francisco office. She will report to the manager of Beazley's US builders risk team, Tom Warner, who is based in Atlanta.
Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P.
Eagle Rock Announces First Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Date
HOUSTON, April 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (Nasdaq:EROC) ("Eagle Rock" or the "Partnership") plans to report first quarter 2014 financial and operating results after market close on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. The first quarter 2014 earnings conference call will be held at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (1:00 p.m. Central Time) on Thursday, May 1, 2014.
Wintrust Financial Corporation
Wintrust Financial Corporation Announces Cash Dividend
ROSEMONT, Ill., April 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wintrust Financial Corporation ("Wintrust" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:WTFC) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share of outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable on May 22, 2014 to shareholders of record as of May 8, 2014. As previously announced, subject to ongoing Board of Director approval, future dividend payments will be made on a quarterly basis rather than the Company's previous practice of paying dividends on a semi-annual basis. On an annualized basis, this quarterly dividend payment represents an increase of 122% over the 2013 annual dividend rate of $0.18 per share.