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Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Changes announced in corporate dividends Apr. 11-Dec. 15.

INCREASED DIVIDENDS

Antero Midstream Partners LP .235 from .15

Carnival Corp .35 from .30

Ciner Resources LP .564 from .551

Costco Wholesale Corp .45 from .40

First Republic Bank .16 from .15

Genesis Energy LP .6725 from .655

Gladstone Land .04125 from .04

Healthcare Services Grp .1825 from .18125

Hospitality Properties Tr .51 from .50

International Speedway .41 from .26

Omega Healthcare Inv .58 from .57

Value Lines Inc .17 from .16

g- Canadian funds

INITIAL DIVIDENDS

RMR Group Cl A .2993

DECLARED STOCK DIVIDEND

Banco Bradesco S.A 10pc

Other corporate news and listings:

STOCK SPLITS THIS WEEK

FreeSeas Inc 1 for 200 reverse split

RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp 1 for 10 reverse split

SemiLEDS Corp 1 for 10 reverse split

AQUISITIONS AND MERGERS

Minimum value $100 million

ASP Blade Intermediate Holdings – Blount International Inc (855M)

Como 1 L.P. – Cleco Corporation(4.7B)

Gannett Co Inc – Journal Media Group Inc (280M)

Mountain Tiger International Ltd – Bona Film Group Ltd(1B)

NEW STOCK LISTINGS

NYSE

Interval Leisure Group Inc when issued

State Street Corp pfd G

NASDAQ GLOGAL AND GLOBAL SELECT MARKETS

Pinnacle Entertainment Inc when issued

STOCKS REMOVES FROM TRADING

NYSE

Global High Income Fund Inc

NASDAQ GLOBAL AND GLOBAL SELECT MARKETS

Pacific Sunwear of California Inc

Peabody Energy Corp

CORPORATE NAME CHANGES

Biota Pharmaceuticals Inc to Aviragen Therapeutics Inc