The Daily Digest intends to help readers track major announcements made by and about companies on the San Diego Stock Exchange Index. The Daily Digest tracks announcements and SEC filings released from midnight until 4 p.m., or three hours after the stock markets close. To see how companies on the San Diego Stock Exchange Index performed, visit sddt.com/stocks.
Accelrys Inc: Company announced it is solidifying its market leadership in the laboratory informatics space with the acquisition of its long-time partner Vialis AG, a leading systems integrator serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemicals and agro-science industries.
BillMyParents Inc.: Company announced William Hernandez joined the companyís board of directors.
Bridgepoint Education Inc.: Company announced it received an investigative subpoena from the attorney general of the state of California relating to an investigation of for-profit education institutions.
CareFusion Corp.: Company announced it plans to release second quarter fiscal 2013 results on Feb. 7.
Cohu Inc.: SEC documents showed Officer Luis A. Muller surrendered 1,197 shares at $10.56 per share, and VP Samer Kabbani surrendered 1,006 shares at $10.56 per share on Thursday.
Halozyme Therapeutics Inc.: Company was rated “outperform” from “market perform” by BMO Capital Markets. The target price is $12 per share.
La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co: Company announced it hired Stacey Ruiz, Ph.D. as director of research and development, and Chester S. Zygmont III as director of finance.
LifeVantage Corp.: Company announced the release of a new formulation of Protandim in Japan with potent Nrf2 activation, as well as the implementation of necessary warehousing and product fulfillment resources to be fully operational on the ground in Japan.
Patriot Scientific Corp: Company reported a net income of $1.2 million for the three months ended Nov. 30.
Pure Bioscience: Company announced it is advising its institutional and household customers of the effectiveness of PURE Hard Surface disinfectant in killing various flu viruses and emphasizing the productís 24-hour residual protection capability.
Qualcomm Inc.: Company announced its first quarter fiscal 2013 earnings release will be issued on Jan. 30.
Websense Inc.: Company announced its board of directors has named John McCormack as the companyís chief executive officer and as a board member, effective immediately.