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Monday, June 01


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Progressive Planet Announces New Credit Facilities - Press Release

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VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / June 01, 2020 / Progressive Planet Solutions Inc. (TSXV:PLAN) ("PLAN" or "Progressive Planet"), an emerging leader in the commercialization of natural pozzolans to reduce the carbon footprint of cement production, announces that it has arranged for new credit facilities for up to an aggregate of $300,000 in principal amount from the Bank of Montreal. The facilities include a fixed rate term loan for up to $200,000 to finance the purchase of equipment to increase PLAN's capacity to produce fine rock powders (comminution) from both its own mineral assets as well as the ability to complete toll processing contracts for third parties. Both loans have been personally guaranteed by Mr. David Richardson, the controlling shareholder of Progressive Planet. As consideration for guaranteeing the loan, PLAN intends to issue a total of 6 million non-transferable warrants to Mr. Richardson. All three properties are within a one-hour drive of Kamloops, BC, an industrial hub with rail access to Canadian and US markets. For further information or investor relations inquiries, please contact us:. Forward-Looking Statements:. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. SOURCE: Progressive Planet Solutions Inc. View source version on accesswire.com:.

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Tuesday, May 12


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May 12, 2020 - BloombergSen Inc. Buys Alphabet Inc, Progressive Corp, Booking Holdings Inc, Sells Charter Communications Inc, Cigna Corp, Oracle Corp

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BloombergSen Inc. Buys Alphabet Inc, Progressive Corp, Booking Holdings Inc, Sells Charter Communications Inc, Cigna Corp, Oracle Corp. Toronto, A6, based Investment company BloombergSen Inc. (Current Portfolio) buys Alphabet Inc, Progressive Corp, Booking Holdings Inc, sells Charter Communications Inc, Cigna Corp, Oracle Corp during the 3-months ended 2020Q1, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, BloombergSen Inc.. As of 2020Q1, BloombergSen Inc. owns 14 stocks with a total value of $1.2 billion. Credit Acceptance Corp (CACC) - 480,494 shares, 10.58% of the total portfolio. Aon PLC (AON) - 667,191 shares, 9.48% of the total portfolio. Colliers International Group Inc (CIGI) - 2,199,533 shares, 9.09% of the total portfolio.

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Wednesday, May 06


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Latest Updated on Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Market Report By Restraints, COVID-19 Effects, Opportunities and Drivers

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Factors considered include government policies and mandates, the market environment, competitive landscapes, historical data, current and historical trends in the market, technological innovations, new solutions and modifications made to existing provisions, upcoming technologies and the technical progress of related industries. Notice: This Content doesn’t contains full Information of the Report please fill the form (via link) and get all insightful information in just one click on PDF with latest update with chart and Table of Content. Key Market Players are: Kyorin Pharmaceutical Co., Glialogix, Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., AB Science, Inc., Roche, Santhera Pharmaceuticals Holding AG, Ltd., MedDay SA, Genzyme Corporation, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Innate Immunotherapeutics Ltd. For Better Understanding, Download Free Sample Copy Of Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Market Report At:https://marketresearch.biz/report/primary-progressive-multiple-sclerosis-market/request-sample. Readers also receive information about key sustainability strategies that large companies use in the Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis market.

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Tuesday, April 21


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Progressive Leasing Finalizes Agreement with FTC

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SALT LAKE CITY, April 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Progressive Leasing, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), today announced a final settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") resolving all matters raised by the company's previously disclosed FTC investigation related to the adequacy of consumer disclosures. Under the settlement, which is subject to court approval, Progressive will pay $175 million to the FTC with no admission of wrongdoing. "Transparency has always been a cornerstone of our virtual lease-to-own model, and we remain confident in the integrity of Progressive's business and compliance practices. Consistent with our culture of continuous improvement, we have further enhanced consumer disclosures, expanded field training and testing, and continue to invest in these areas on behalf of our customers and retailers," said Ryan Woodley, Chief Executive Officer of Progressive Leasing. As one of the nation's leading and most innovative virtual lease-to-own providers, Progressive continuously solicits feedback to enhance its program and better serve customers:. Progressive maintains an overall customer complaint rate of less than 1%.

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Monday, April 20


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Progressive Leasing Finalizes Agreement with FTC

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SALT LAKE CITY, April 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Progressive Leasing, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), today announced a final settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") resolving all matters raised by the company's previously disclosed FTC investigation related to the adequacy of consumer disclosures. Under the settlement, which is subject to court approval, Progressive will pay $175 million to the FTC with no admission of wrongdoing. "Transparency has always been a cornerstone of our virtual lease-to-own model, and we remain confident in the integrity of Progressive's business and compliance practices. Consistent with our culture of continuous improvement, we have further enhanced consumer disclosures, expanded field training and testing, and continue to invest in these areas on behalf of our customers and retailers," said Ryan Woodley, Chief Executive Officer of Progressive Leasing. As one of the nation's leading and most innovative virtual lease-to-own providers, Progressive continuously solicits feedback to enhance its program and better serve customers:. Progressive maintains an overall customer complaint rate of less than 1%.

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Wednesday, March 18


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Progressive's February Earnings Decrease, Revenues Rise Y/Y

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Progressive's February Earnings Decrease, Revenues Rise Y/Y. Zacks{{monthName}} {{day}}, {{year}}, {{hour12}}:{{minuteTwoDigit}} {{dayPeriod}}. The Progressive Corporation PGR reported earnings per share of 11 cents for February 2020, which decreased 80% year over year, primarily due to higher expenses.In the past year, shares of Progressive have rallied 6.8% against the industry’s decrease of 15.9%. Sustained solid operational results drove the outperformance. February ResultsProgressive’s net premiums written were $3.4 billion, up 10% year over year. Net premiums earned were $2.9 billion, up 12% year over year.Net realized loss on securities was $257 million, deteriorating from gain of $109.9 million earned in the year-ago month.Combined ratio — percentage of premiums paid out as claims and expenses — improved 60 basis points (bps) year over year to 90.3%.Total operating revenues came in at $3.1 billion. The top line improved 11.8% year over year owing to 12.1% increase in premiums, 23.2% growth in fees and other revenues and 30% rise in service revenues.Total expenses shot up 11.6% to $2.7 billion. This increase can be primarily attributed to 11.2% higher losses and loss adjustment expenses, 10.9% rise in policy acquisition costs and 14% increase in other underwriting expenses.In February, policies in force were impressive in both Vehicle and Property businesses. In its vehicle business, Personal Auto segment improved 11% year over year to nearly 15.2 million. Special Lines increased 4% from the year-earlier month to 4.6 million policies.In Progressive’s Personal Auto segment, Agency Auto expanded 10% to 7.1 million while Direct Auto increased 13% to nearly 8.1 million.Progressive’s Commercial Auto segment rose 9% year over year to 0.8 million. The Property business had about nearly 2.2 million policies in force in the reported month, up 13% year over year.Progressive’s book value per share was $23.85 as of Feb 28, 2020, up nearly 24% from $19.24 as of Feb 28, 2019.Return on equity in the trailing 12 months was 32.8%, up 400 bps from 28.8% in February 2019. Debt-to-total-capital ratio improved 390 bps year over year to 23.4% as of Feb 28, 2019.Zacks Rank and Other Key InsurersProgressive currently carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). Some other top-ranked property and casualty insurance stocks are Donegal Group, Inc. DGICA, CNA Financial Corporation CNA and First American Financial Corporation FAF, each sporting a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.Donegal Group, CNA Financial and First American Financial each surpassed estimates in the last four quarters, the positive surprise being 271.06%, 9.39% and 17.68%, respectively, on average.Looking for Stocks with Skyrocketing Upside?Zacks has just released a Special Report on the booming investment opportunities of legal marijuana.Ignited by new referendums and legislation, this industry is expected to blast from an already robust $6.7 billion to $20.2 billion in 2021. Early investors stand to make a killing, but you have to be ready to act and know just where to look.See the pot trades we're targeting>>. Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report First American Financial Corporation (FAF) : Free Stock Analysis Report The Progressive Corporation (PGR) : Free Stock Analysis Report CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) : Free Stock Analysis Report Donegal Group, Inc. (DGICA) : Free Stock Analysis Report To read this article on Zacks.com click here. Zacks Investment Research.

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Tuesday, March 17


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Progressive Prices $1.0 Billion of Senior Notes NYSE:PGR

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MAYFIELD VILLAGE, OHIO, March 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Progressive Corporation (NYSE: PGR) today announced the pricing of $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 3.20% Senior Notes due 2030 (the “2030 notes”) and $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 3.95% Senior Notes due 2050 (the “2050 notes”) in an underwritten public offering. The offering is being made pursuant to an effective registration statement on Form S-3 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus for the offering may be obtained from BofA Securities, Inc., 200 North College Street, NC1-004-03-43, Charlotte, NC 28255-0001, Attention: Prospectus Department, telephone: 1-800-294-1322 or by e-mailing dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com; Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Prospectus Department, Eleven Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, telephone: 1-800-221-1037 or by emailing usa.prospectus@credit-suisse.com; Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone: 1-866-471-2526, facsimile: 212-902-9316 or by emailing prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com; or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, 383 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10179, Attention: Investment Grade Syndicate Desk, telephone: (212) 834-4533. The Progressive Corporation is a Cleveland-based insurance holding company.

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Thursday, March 12


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Analysing the Progressive Activism against Neo-liberalism

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We have made some changes to the accessibility of journal issues on the EPW website. Non-subscribers will be able to access the full text of articles from the latest issue for free on the website. For all previous issues, non-subscribers will be able to access the abstracts of the articles. There will be no change in the accessibility of articles for existing paid digital/web subscribers. If you wish to access articles or previous issues from our archive, please take a look at our affordable subscription plans: www.epw.in/subscribe.html. This is an appeal to the subscribers, contributors, advertisers and well-wishers of Economic and Political Weekly (EPW), published by Sameeksha Trust, a public charitable trust registered with the office of the Charity Commissioner, Mumbai, India.

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Thursday, March 05


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AB Science will host a live webcast on masitinib in Progressive Forms of Multiple Sclerosis on Friday March 06, 2020

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The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session with the key opinion leaders and management of AB Science. Masitinib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor designed to selectively target mast cells and macrophages, through inhibition of c-Kit, Lyn, Fyn, and MCSFR-1 kinases, which may have broad applicability in neurodegenerative disorders such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), multiple sclerosis and potentially Alzheimer’s disease. In addition, he serves as the Managing Director of the NARCOMS MS Patient Registry, which currently follows over 10,000 people with MS. Dr. Fox serves as a member of various advisory and review committees for the National MS Society (USA), International Progressive MS Alliance, the General Advisory Council for the Cleveland Clinic Clinical Research Unit, the Editorial Board of Neurology and Multiple Sclerosis Journal, and as a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry. These risks and uncertainties include the uncertainties related to product development of the Company which may not be successful or to the marketing authorizations granted by competent authorities or, more generally, any factors that may affect marketing capacity of the products developed by AB Science, as well as those developed or identified in the public documents filed by AB Science with the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), including those listed in the Chapter 4 "Risk Factors" of AB Science reference document filed with the AMF on November 22, 2016, under the number R. 16-078.

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Monday, March 02


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AB Science will host a live webcast on masitinib in Progressive Forms of Multiple Sclerosis on Friday March 06, 2020 Paris Stock Exchange:AB

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The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session with the key opinion leaders and management of AB Science. Masitinib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor designed to selectively target mast cells and macrophages, through inhibition of c-Kit, Lyn, Fyn, and MCSFR-1 kinases, which may have broad applicability in neurodegenerative disorders such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), multiple sclerosis and potentially Alzheimer’s disease. In addition, he serves as the Managing Director of the NARCOMS MS Patient Registry, which currently follows over 10,000 people with MS. Dr. Fox serves as a member of various advisory and review committees for the National MS Society (USA), International Progressive MS Alliance, the General Advisory Council for the Cleveland Clinic Clinical Research Unit, the Editorial Board of Neurology and Multiple Sclerosis Journal, and as a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry. These risks and uncertainties include the uncertainties related to product development of the Company which may not be successful or to the marketing authorizations granted by competent authorities or, more generally, any factors that may affect marketing capacity of the products developed by AB Science, as well as those developed or identified in the public documents filed by AB Science with the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), including those listed in the Chapter 4 "Risk Factors" of AB Science reference document filed with the AMF on November 22, 2016, under the number R. 16-078.

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