NEW YORK (AP) — Changes announced in corporate dividends Oct. 3-Oct. 7.

INCREASED DIVIDENDS

American Financial .3125 from .28

Bank of the Ozarks .165 from .16

Enterprise Products Ptnr .405 from .39

Genesis Energy LP .70 from .69

Ingersoll Rand .40 from .32

Manhattan Bridge Cap .10 from .09

Northwest Natural Gas .47 from .4675

Pentair PLC .34 from .33

RPM International .30 from .275

Tallgrass Energy GP LP .2625 from .21

Tallgrass Energy Partnr .795 from .705

Watsco Inc 1.05 from .85

g- Canadian funds

EXTRA OR SPECIAL DIVIDENDS

Siebert Financial .20

Initial Dividends

Smith AO Corp new

REDUCED DIVIDENDS

Costamare Inc .10 from .29

DECLARED STOCK DIVIDEND

United Security Bancshares 1pc

OTHER CORPORATE NEWS AND LISTINGS:

STOCK SPLITS THIS WEEK

Alcoa 1 for 3 reverse split

Cincinnati Bell 1 for 5 reverse split.

Reliv International 1 for 7 reverse split.

Smith AO 2 for 1 split.

ACQUISITIONS AND MERGERS

MINIMUM VALUE $100 MILLION

Epiq Systems Inc - OMERS (627M)

Golden Enterprises Inc - Utz Quality Foods (135M)

IMS Health Holdings Inc - Quintiles Transnational Holdings (1.75B)

Piedmont Natural Gas Company - Duke Energy Corp (4.9B)

Skullcandy Inc - Mill Road Capital Management (197M)

USMD Holdings Inc - San Antoniio Physicians Group (255M)

NEW STOCK LISTINGS

NYSE

Arch Coal Inc

City Office REIT 6.625pc pfd A

Medequities Realty Inc

Sandridge Energy Inc

NASDAQ GLOBAL AND GLOBAL SELECT MARKETS

Coupa Software Inc

Everspin Technologies Inc

Obalon Therapeutics Inc (IPO)

STOCKS REMOVED FROM TRADING

NYSE

Rose Rock Midstream

CORPORATE NAME CHANGES

American Capital Agency Corp to AGNC Investment Corp

American Capital Agency Corp to AGNC Investment Corp pfd A

American Capital Agency Corp to AGNC Investment Corp pfd B

American Capital Mortgage Inv Corp to MTGE Investment Corp

American Capital Mortgage Inv Corp to MTGE investment Corp pfd A

Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc to Quintiles IMC Holdings Inc

Trimble Navigation Ltd to Trimble Inc