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March 26, 2002
Insider transactions of 1,000 shares or more for public companies based in Maryland or with operations here. Black & Decker Corp. Leonard A. Strom, officer, exercised an option for 6,500 shares of common stock at $22.56 each Feb. 28 and sold 6,500 shares at between $48.50 and $48.60 each Feb. 28 and now directly and indirectly holds 19,330 shares. Environmental Elements Richard E. Hug, director and beneficial owner, sold 72,000 shares of common at between $4.62 and $5.25 each from Feb. 25 to Feb. 27 and now directly and indirectly holds 772,091 shares.
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By Seattle Post-Intelligencer | April 9, 2008
SEATTLE -- Washington Mutual Inc. heaped more bad news on its beleaguered employees and shareholders yesterday, announcing thousands more layoffs, a capital-infusion deal that sent the stock price tumbling, another dividend reduction, and first-quarter results that will be worse than the already low expectations. The slim piece of good news was that the nation's largest savings and loan found investors willing to put $7 billion worth of new capital into the company. That infusion is designed to help Washington Mutual weather the storm of delinquent and defaulted loans that threatens to spread from subprime lending to conventional home loans, home equity lines of credit and credit cards.
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BUSINESS
December 30, 1995
Oncor Inc., the Gaithersburg-based biotechnology company, got a year-end boost yesterday -- $10 million from institutional investors.The closing of that deal gives the company $16 million to work with as it struggles to get its first product approved in the U.S.The investment comes as good news to the company on the heels earlier this month of a Food and Drug Administration panel's rejection of its request to market in the U.S. a gene-based test for the...
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By William Patalon III and William Patalon III,SUN STAFF | June 4, 2004
Panacos Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Gaithersburg-based biotech firm in which Maryland has an ownership stake, is being acquired by a publicly traded Massachusetts company for nearly $29 million in stock, with incentives that could boost the value of the deal to nearly $52 million. Panacos and prospective parent V.I. Technologies Inc. announced the merger yesterday. The deal "has enormous potential," said John R. Barr, president and chief executive of V.I. Technologies, or Vitex, of Watertown, Mass.
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By Blair S. Walker | April 5, 1991
A Hunt Valley-based operator of geriatric nursing facilities has filed a statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering expected to generate about $40 million.Integrated Health Services Inc. plans to sell 3 million shares of common stock at a price anticipated to be about $13 per share, according to a release issued by the company. Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co.Inc. and Kidder, Peabody & Co. have been selected to underwrite the transaction. There would be nearly 7 million shares of common stock outstanding after the offering, vTC IHS said in its prospectus.
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By a Sun Staff Writer | November 9, 1994
Trying to boost confidence in the fledgling company, directors and officers of Guilford Pharmaceuticals Inc. have bought in the open market 102,100 shares of common stock, or about 3 percent of the outstanding shares.The purchases were made between Oct. 19 and Oct. 27, when the stock was selling for between $2.625 and $3.50 a share.Guilford shares closed yesterday at $3.125, up 37.5 cents.The Baltimore-based company, which is working on drugs for diseases of the brain, also announced yesterday that two new investment firms are making markets in its stock -- Hambrecht & Quist of New York and Josephthal, Lyon & Ross, also based in New York.
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By Bill Atkinson and Bill Atkinson,SUN STAFF | November 1, 1995
American National Bancorp Inc., the new holding company for American National Savings Bank, completed its initial public offering and raised about $21 million, the company said yesterday."
BUSINESS
April 9, 1997
Annapolis-based Sonex Research Inc. announced yesterday that it has raised $580,000 in two private financings.The money will be used as working capital for the next year, said George E. Ponticas, the company's chief financial officer.The publicly held company is attempting to license marketing rights to a piston it developed that reduces emissions from diesel engines. It has been in licensing negotiations lately with T&N Technology PLC, an auto parts manufacturer in Britain, Ponticas said.
BUSINESS
March 26, 2002
Insider transactions of 1,000 shares or more for public companies based in Maryland or with operations here. Black & Decker Corp. Leonard A. Strom, officer, exercised an option for 6,500 shares of common stock at $22.56 each Feb. 28 and sold 6,500 shares at between $48.50 and $48.60 each Feb. 28 and now directly and indirectly holds 19,330 shares. Environmental Elements Richard E. Hug, director and beneficial owner, sold 72,000 shares of common at between $4.62 and $5.25 each from Feb. 25 to Feb. 27 and now directly and indirectly holds 772,091 shares.
BUSINESS
July 24, 2001
In the Region Bay National loses $423,396 in second quarter Bay National Corp., a new banking company in Baltimore, said yesterday that it lost $423,396, or 34 cents per diluted share, in the second quarter, which ended June 30, compared with a loss of $372,814, or 51 cents per diluted share, a year earlier. Bay National lost $846,053, or 68 cents per diluted share, in the first half of the year, compared with $599,739, or $1.42 per diluted share, a year earlier. Assets more than doubled to $29.5 million in the period, up from $12.8 million a year earlier.
BUSINESS
By Dan Thanh Dang and Dan Thanh Dang,SUN STAFF | May 15, 2001
Taking advantage of its soaring stock price and growing electricity demand across the country, Orion Power Holdings Inc. plans to sell 13 million shares of common stock in a public offering. The move should net the Baltimore-based energy marketer the millions it needs to build new power plants, industry analysts said yesterday. This will be the company's second offering since going public Nov. 17, when it raised $443.5 million by selling 27,500,000 shares of common stock. Upon completion of the latest offering, the company will have 103,483,003 outstanding shares of stock.
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By Mark Ribbing and Mark Ribbing,SUN STAFF | October 27, 1999
AppNet Inc. reported yesterday that its third-quarter revenue was up 67.6 percent over last year and announced that it planned to sell 4 million additional shares of common stock.The Bethesda electronic commerce company had revenue of $30.1 million in the quarter, which ended Sept. 30. In the third quarter of last year, the company took in $18 million.AppNet had a quarterly net loss of $21.3 million, or 68 cents per diluted share. Last year, the company's third-quarter loss was $20.7 million, or $1.09 per share.
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