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Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Changes announced in corporate dividends Mar. 14-Mar. 18.

INCREASED DIVIDENDS

Air Products & Chem .86 from .81

CareTrust REIT Inc .17 from .16

Independent Bank .29 from .26

Inter Parums Inc .15 from .13

Investar Holding .009 from .0086

Jacksonville Bancorp .10 from .08

Patterson Companies .24 from .22

Pebblebrook Hotel Tr .38 from .31

Rentech Nitrogen Ptnr .11 from .10

Store Capital Corp .27 from .20

Washington Trust Bncp .36 from .34

Williams Sonoma .37 from .25

Xenia Hotels .275 from .23

g- Canadian funds

INITIAL DIVIDENDS

CSRA Inc .10

REDUCED DIVIDENDS

OHA Investment Corp .06 from .12

OTHER CORPORATE NEWS AND LISTINGS:

STOCK SPLITS THIS WEEK

Greene County Bancorp 2 for 1

SkyPeople Fruit Juice 1 for 8 reverse split

ACQUISITIONS AND MERGERS

Minimum value $100 million

Exor N.V. – Partnerre Ltd (6.9B)

NEW STOCK LISTINGS

NYSE

Amtrust Financial Services Inc pfd E

Armstrong Flooring Inc when issued

Armstrong World Industries Inc when issued

BB&T Corp pfd H

Stag Industrial Inc 6.875pc pfd C

Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc 6.75pc E

NASDAQ GLOBAL AND GLOBAL SELECT MARKETS

Hutchison China Tech Ltd ADS

Scripps Networks Interactive (from NYSE)

Spring Bank Pharmaceutical Inc