By Quentin Fottrell, MarketWatch
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Shares of Boeing (BA) jumped 2.4% in after-hours trade Monday, after the aerospace giant said it increased its stock repurchase program $12 billion and will raise its quarterly dividend by 25%. Boeing said there was still $4.8 billion remaining in its previous share repurchase program.
First Data, one of the world’s leading payment technology companies, and
Verifone, one of the world’s leading providers for secure payment
acceptance, announced a partnership today to help U.S. merchants reduce
exposure to large-scale consumer payment data breaches and expedite
merchant acceptance of EMV-enabled credit and debit cards.
Yahoo! Inc. today announced it has completed its acquisition of
The transaction will combine Yahoo’s premium desktop and mobile video
advertising inventory with BrightRoll’s programmatic video platform and
publisher relationships to bring substantial value to advertisers.
Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) today announced that its
board of directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $100 million
of the company’s common stock, demonstrating the company’s strong
balance sheet and positive outlook on its business.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $38 million order to
deliver Falcon III ® tactical radios that will provide
Australia’s armed forces with reliable and secure Type-1 tactical voice
and data communications.
Shares of VeriFone Systems (PAY) rallied 3.8% in after-hours trade, after the electronic-payment systems company reported better-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter results, which offset a downbeat profit outlook for the first quarter.
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