JAKKS Pacific Extends Partnership With Saban Brands

JAKKS Pacific Extends Partnership With Saban Brands

JAKKS Pacific, a toy manufacturer, said it has extended its licensing agreement with Saban Brands for the Power Rangers television series and films. The deal includes Power Rangers’ 24th season with “Power Rangers Ninja Steel” and the 2017 feature film “Saban’s Power Rangers.” The multi-year agreement gives JAKKS exclusive rights to manufacture, market, and distribute Halloween costumes, accessories, everyday dress-up, and seasonal items in the U.S., Canada and Latin America.

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Insperity Shares Move Higher

Insperity Shares Move Higher

Insperity, a provider of a range of business services, reported Tuesday Q2 adjusted earnings of $0.82 per share, up from $0.60 per share in the prior year period. The result came in higher than the $0.68 per share Street estimate provided by Capital IQ. Revenues were $795.6 million, up from $707.3 million reported for the same period last year and higher than the $778.9 million Street estimate. For Q3, the […]

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Retrophin Begins Dosing Patients in Trial of RE-024

Retrophin Begins Dosing Patients in Trial of RE-024

Retrophin has begun dosing patients in a clinical trial assessing the safety and efficacy of RE-024 to treat pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration (PKAN), a rare, genetic neurological disorder. “The dosing of the first patient in the phase 3 FORT Study is an important milestone for the RE-024 program,” said Bill Rote, head of research and development for Retrophin, “as it continues our progress towards developing a treatment with the potential to […]

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Freightcar America Names James Meyer as New CEO

Freightcar America Names James Meyer as New CEO

Freightcar America has named James Meyer as president and CEO, effective July 31. Meyer will succeed Joseph McNeely, who will leave the company by mutual consent to pursue new opportunities. Meyer, 56, joins the company from Commercial Specialty Truck Holdings, LLC, a commercial truck manufacturer, where he has served as chairman of the board and has been an investor and advisor since 2015. From 2012 to 2015, he served as […]

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Six Flags Entertainment Rises

Six Flags Entertainment Rises

Shares of Six Flags Entertainment climbed more than 2% intraday after Stifel analysts were cited as saying the sell-off in the stock this year is overdone. While admitting the company could “modestly underperform” in Q2, analysts Steven Wieczynski and Brad Boyer reiterated their Buy rating on the stock with a $73 price target. The recent declines in the share price could be attributable to poor weather that muted the start […]

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