By Tomi Kilgore, MarketWatch
Straddle suggests a near 7% move in Apple's stock after results
Options traders are gearing up for a much-bigger-than-usual move in Apple's stock after the technology giant reveals its first-quarter results after Tuesday's close.
Technology Solutions , the global IT solutions distribution leader
and an operating group of Avnet,
Inc. (NYSE: AVT ),
launched today a new service to help its solution provider and supplier
partners renew and sell maintenance services.
Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today reported results for the fourth
quarter and full year of 2014, which were highlighted by strong global
sales for priority brands and important advances in the company’s
immuno-oncology (I-O) portfolio.
Courier Corporation (Nasdaq: CRRC), one of America’s leading innovators
in book manufacturing, publishing and content management, announced
today that it has received a non-binding, unsolicited proposal from R.R.
Donnelley & Sons Company (Nasdaq: RRD) to acquire the Company for $23.00
per share in cash or RR Donnelley common stock, subject to proration in
the event that shareholders elect to receive more than approximately 49%
cash or more than approximately 51% stock.
VillageHealth, the integrated kidney care division of DaVita HealthCare
Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today
that they are joining forces to create a special needs plan (SNP) for
Medicare beneficiaries with end stage renal disease (ESRD). The program,
called Humana Kidney Care, will specifically target ESRD patients in Las
Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE: DKL) (“Delek Logistics”) today
announced the declaration of its quarterly cash distribution for the
fourth quarter 2014 of $0.510 per limited partner unit, or $2.04 per
unit on an annualized basis.
- Reports quarterly revenue of $2.0 billion, an increase of 11% over the prior year - Achieves adjusted quarterly diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of $1.01, excluding discrete tax benefits; this result includes $0.17 in restructuring and other costs
- Plans to divest two businesses, which are now reported as discontinued operations - Updates guidance for 2015 full year diluted earnings per share from continuing operations to be in the range of $4.70 to $4.95, a reduction to prior guidance reflecting the combined impact of global energy markets and discontinued operations, net of share repurchase activity DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.
Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN), a leading provider of
business consulting services, today announced that it has entered into
an agreement to acquire Studer
Group ®, a premier professional services firm that assists healthcare
providers achieve cultural transformation to deliver and sustain
exceptional improvement in clinical outcomes and financial results.
j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQGS: JCOM) announced today that its tender offer
for all outstanding shares of Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB) common
stock was set to expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time on January 26,
2015 and that, at that time, a total of 6,179,366 shares were validly
tendered and not withdrawn.
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network
innovation, today reported preliminary financial results for the three
months and twelve months ended December 31, 2014 and provided its
outlook for the three months ending March 31, 2015.
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