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February 3, 2012

Approximately 55 days left, before the March 30thdeadline for mid-size Investment Advisory firms to deregister with the SEC and register with their principal states.  In Part I, of our article, we spoke with the Associate Commissioner for Washington D.C’s Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking (DISB).  

January 30, 2012

McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC) was founded in 1889 and is the global leader in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of spices, seasonings and flavorings to the entire food industry. It has its headquarters near Baltimore, Maryland. The company reported earnings on January 26, 2012, beat slightly on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share for the fourth quarter.

January 27, 2012

March 30, 2012 marks a significant deadline for Investment Advisory (IA) firms throughout the nation.  Due to proposed regulations, which was derived, from Dodd-Frank (Wall Street Regulatory Reform and Consumer Protections Act), SEC has mandated that all mid-size IA firms deregister with the SEC and register with their principal states.  

January 6, 2012

Can you tell us a little about yourself and your work at LCOR?

October 29, 2011

Baltimore global financial investment management firms reported their financial results this week

Baltimore global financial investment management firms reported their financial results this week forming a bit of a dichotomy.

T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (NASDAQ-GS: TROW)reported revenues of $679.4 million, while Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) reported revenues of $669.9 million. In contrast here T. Rowe Price increased revenues 16 percent from $586.1 million. Legg Mason's revenues continued to decline and fell from $674.8 million in the 2011 second quarter and down from $717.1 million in the first quarter of 2012.

August 20, 2011

Rockville-based Catalyst Health Solutions (NASDAQ:CHSI) Chief Executive Officer, David Blair made the following,

Blair acquired 52,500 common stock shares at an average price of $6.62, for a total of 371,095 beneficially owned shares August 16, 2011.

Blair disposed of 52,500 common stock shares at an average price of $53.07 with 318,595 Beneficially Owned shares remaining August 16th, 2011.

August 17, 2011

Arlington-based CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI), a federal government contractor focused on providing information technology services reported fourth quarter and full-year fiscal financial results.

Revenue at CACI increased 13.5% in the fourth quarter to $963.2 Million compared to $848.7 Million in the fourth quarter of 2010.

August 11, 2011

The company had $1.3 Billion in loan originations, the highest in company history. 

Bethesda-based Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE: WD), said it amassed record revenue in the second quarter ended June 30, 2011.

Total revenue was $42.4 Million in the quarter, up 38% from $30.68 Million in prior quarter 2010. The record revenue beat average analyst estimates of $38.19 Million.

August 4, 2011

OPNET with headquarters in downtown Bethesda is recovering quicker than many stocks during this bear market. In just one day the company is moving closer to that next level

It started before the opening bell Wednesday morning, OPNET Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPNT), stock had already gapped to around $35 a share, it wasn't too long before morning trading sent the stock flying over 12% to $38 a share. By the closing bell the share price had settled down a bit but still up over 10% at the end of the day.

August 12, 2015

Executive Chairman of RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ ) filed the following stock transactions with the SEC on August 10, 2015.

Robert Lewis Johnson disposed of RLJ Lodging Trust shares on August 7, 2015, Johnson's transaction was as follows,

August 4, 2015

Bethesda once again topped the list of the “most educated places in America” according to personal finance data site, NerdWallet.

99 percent of residents have a high school diploma or associate degree and 81 percent of residents have a bachelor’s degree, they are the highest percentages in the United States.

Potomac came in as number three on the list with 98 percent holding a high school diploma or associate degree and 81 percent having obtained a bachelor’s degree.

July 7, 2015

The vice president of defense contractor, General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), made the following stock transactions on July 1st 2015, with SEC filing dated July 6th 2015.

Mark Lagrand Burns acquired 155 common stock shares on July 1st giving him a total of 17,629.05 shares after his transactions.

Burns also exercised a stock option derivative at an average price of $143.33. The total number of shares is 1,600 and the expiration is 06/03/2025. The total value of the transaction is $229,328.

June 26, 2015

Hanover, MD-based Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) president & CEO made the following stock transactions filed between June 24 and 25, 2015.

Gary B. Smith acquired and disposed of the following four sets of common stock shares on June 24 and 25, 2015.

  • Acquired of 4,800 common stock shares at an average price of $16.52, with a value of $79,296.

  • Disposed of 4800 common Stock shares at an average price of $25.109, with a value of $120,523.20.

January 6, 2015

General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Phebe N. Novakovic made the following stock transactions filed on January 6, 2015.

Phebe N. Novakovic disposed of 3,830 Common Stock shares at an average price of $138.11, on January 2, 2015, under transaction code F (Payment of exercise price or tax liability by delivering or withholding securities incident to the receipt, exercise or vesting of a security issued in accordance with Rule 16b-3).

315,016.082 beneficially owned shares with direct ownership remained after the transaction.

April 4, 2014

Two of AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB) Executive Vice Presidents made the following stock transactions filed on April 4, 2014.

March 26, 2014

Hanover, Maryland-based Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) president & CEO made the following stock transactions filed on March 25, 2014.

Gary B. Smith disposed of four sets of Common Stock shares at an average price of $24.19, on March 21, 2014, as listed below under transaction code S (Open market or private sale of non-derivative or derivative security),

March 20, 2014

Reston-based Comscore, Inc (NASDAQ:SCOR) President & CEO made the following stock transactions filed on March 19, 2014.

March 19, 2014

Gaithersburg, Maryland-based BroadSoft Inc (NASDAQ:BSFT) President & CEO made the following stock transaction filed on March 18, 2014.

March 11, 2014

Silver Spring, Maryland-based Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA) Founder and Executive Chairman made the following stock transactions filed on March 10, 201

February 27, 2014

Tysons Corner, Virginia-based Capital One Financial Corp (NYSE: COF) has an issue on its hands that is snowballing out of control worse than the weather around its D.C. area headquarters.

January 31, 2014

Baltimore-based Under Armour, Inc (NYSE: UA) ended yesterday’s trading session in new territory. Before the previous day’s market open the company reported fourth quarter 2014 financial results that exceeded expectations from analysts.

For the first time in its history Under Armour crossed the $10 billion threshold in market capitalization and settled even higher at just over $11 billion at market close and $104.76 per share.

January 30, 2014

Baltimore-based Under Armour, Inc (NYSE: UA) surprised analysts with much higher revenue and profit than predicted for the fourth quarter of 2013.

The apparel and shoe maker that is continuously growing in popularity, added $64 million more to its revenue than what analysts had believed would be reported.

The average estimate of 28 analysts was $619 million, Under Armour beat those numbers with a showing of $683 million, an increase of 35%.

June 12, 2013

Silver Spring, Maryland-based media giant Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA) Founder and Executive Chairman had the following stock transactions reported on June 11, 2013.

June 7, 2013

Silver Spring, Maryland-based media giant, Discovery Communications' (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) Founder and Executive Chairman filed the following stock transactions on June 5, 2013.