Active Stocks: Illinois Tool Operates (NYSE:ITW), Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. (NYSE:CBI), GrubHub (NYSE:GRUB)

Active Stocks : Illinois Tool Operates

Monday, the 3rd of August was not a profitable day for Illinois Tool Operates, the company saw a decline in the market during its current trading session. The shares saw a decline of -0.66% which resulted them in being traded and sold at a cost of $88.88.


The reason behind the slight decline in the market could be because the company recently announced the results for its financial quarter. The company saw a slight enhance in diluted earnings per share which was gained from the ongoing operations of $1.30. This was a massive seven percent increase from the previous year. It should be noted that earning per share would have increased as much as 17 percent if the company didn’t take in account the $(0.12) impact of currency translation.

The company is a fortune 500 company which mostly deals in the construction business. It has various segments, of which the welding, food, polymers and specialty products is the famous.

On the other hand, Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. also suffered the same fate as Illinois operates and saw a decline in the market. The company lost -0.62% at the market which made their shares and stocks to be traded and sold at the price of $52.81.

The drop in the market wasn’t expected since recently the company announced its results for the second quarter. The company has seen quite an increase in ever segment. Revenues of the company stand at 3.2 billion dollars and the overall net income for this specific quarter stands at a whopping $169.5 million, or one can also say that the net income also stands at $1.55 per diluted share which is an increase of fourteen percent from the previous quarter in the year 2014.

The Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, also known as the CB&I was founded in 1889, is an enterprise that works in fields of engineering, construction and procurement as well, they operate worldwide and are specific in working with oil and gas companies. Apart from these three main fields, they provide services in designing, environmental amenities as well as commissioning work too.

GrubHub also saw the same fate as the other two companies. The organization saw a drop in the market of about -1.77% which caused the trading and selling of the company’s shares to occur at a cost of $31.15.

This could be due to the recent announcement made by the organization. The announcement included the results for their financial quarter to be released which may not have made the stock and stake holders very happy, causing the company to see a drop. It is surprising since the company increased their revenue from 60 million dollars to 88 million dollars.

Grub hub is an online food ordering service which operates in the United States of America. The company has more than thirty thousand cafes and restaurants in its network which deliver food in more than 800 cites.


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Lee Banks
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