National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV), The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN)

National-Oilwell Varco, Inc.

Tuesday, the 28th of July 2015 was a really good day at the market for National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. They saw an incline of 3.07% during their last trading session, which made the trading of its shares to occur at a price of $42.93.


The company recently announced some information regarding the second quarter. The company’s earning was $289 million, or in a breakdown of $0.74 per fully diluted share which was comparatively less than the 310 million dollars they earned in their first quarter. The price of a fully diluted share in the first quarter was 0.02 more. They also a saw decline in the revenues as compared to their first quarter which now stand at $3.91 billion. Through all the decline, the company still saw a gain at the market.

National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. is a Houston based company which provides the components and the products for drilling and exploration of gas and oil. It has a wide customer base which is spread throughout the world. The company is known to have more than twelve hundred operations spread in 6 continents.

Then, The Western Union Company also saw a gain on the market. They faced a gain of 1.53% which made the trading of its shares and stocks to occur at a price of $18.64.

The western union company recently had its 20th celebration of operations in Africa. The celebrations included Jean Claude Farah who is the company’s president for Africa, Asia Pacific, Eastern Europe, CIS and Middle East. Apart from this, other members of top division of Western union were present, where they paid a visit at The Agricultural Development Bank which was the first bank to offer its services to the Union in Africa.

The Western Union Company is one of the leading company that offers financial services and communication services throughout the world. They provide services in terms of business payments, money orders, and person to person money transfers. It first started off as a telegraph company and dominated the industry as a monopoly as well.

Finally, Huntington Bancshares Incorporated also saw an incline of 0.78% that made the trading of its shares to happen at the price of $11.69.

The company recently uploaded and declared its mid-cycle, company-run capital stress test results which is now a requirement according to the Dodd-Frank Act. These results can be found on the company’s website and can be viewed publically by anyone.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is an American holding company which has its headquarters in Ohio, Columbus. The company holds the 37th rank in the country for the biggest holding company and is part of the Fortune 1000 as well, ranking 610 in that list. It is provider of mortgage services to small businesses, individuals and commercial uses as well.


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Lee Banks
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