Today Active Stocks: Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG), Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF), Avolon Holdings (NYSE:AVOL)

Bill Barrett Corporation

Monday, the 3rd of August was a profitable day for Bill Barrett Corporation. The company durings its current mid-morning trading session saw a gain of 1.06%.


The could be because recently the company, Bill Barrett Corporation announced that it is going to release the second quarter 2015 financial and operating results press release on Thursday, August 6, 2015 after the market closes for the day. The Company will also be hosting a conference call to talk about the press release on the next day that is Friday, August 7, 2015.

Bill Barrett Corporation is an independent energy company which doesn’t come under any government. The company is responsible for exploration, development and acquiring gas and oil resources in the United States.

On the other hand, Capital One Financial Corp. saw a drop in the market of-0.36% on its current mid-morning trading session and was then seen to be selling and trading at $81.03.

The reason behind this could be that the company, recently declared that quarterly dividend of $0.40 per share payable August 20, 2015 to stockholders of record as of August 10, 2015. The company has known to be declaring such kind of dividends ever since it became an independent company. Apart from this, it also declared a quarterly dividend on the outstanding shares of its 6.00% Fixed Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock which will be payable in coming days as well.

Capital One Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for the Capital One Bank (USA). The company is a renowned name in the financial sector of the United States of America.

Avolon Holdings Ltd. saw a gain at the market of 0.31%.

The reason behind the gain could be of the Tender Offer Solicitation/Recommendation Statement on Plan 14D-9 to be filed which was filed by Avolon with the SEC recently. This will ensure and state that the company has become a recipient of a non-binding unsolicited offer from an independent third party to acquire 100% of the issued and outstanding common shares of Avolon at a price of US$30 per share.

Avolon Holdings Limited is responsible for managing, leasing and acquiring and selling of commercial jet aircraft to various airlines and at the same time also deals with leasing their services and products to their home country, in the United States of America. The company has operations and dealings all over the world and is a renowned name in the industry. The company also acts as a contractor for third party aircraft owners which have further diversified its portfolio in the industry. The company has made a name for itself in the airline making and developing industry.


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Vince Hart
Vince Hart is a quant reporter at JBH News. He studied mathematics at the University of Chicago and Purdue University. :)