AT&T Jumps on Clean Energy Bandwagon and 4 Hot Stocks Moving Today
Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) informed ad marketers that it is effective for advertising due to the fact that it knows who its users are and whom they trust, The New York Times reports. Facebook allows businesses to “relate” to consumers, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg told advertisers.
AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T): Reliable and affordable alternative power generation is crucial for a clean energy future. AT&T took a step toward that future with the announcement of a planned additional 9.6 MW of fuel cell power from clean energy provider Bloom Energy. The new installations will make AT&T Bloom Energy’s largest non-utility customer.
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Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK): ComScore has stated that 116.5 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones during the three month period that ended in August, which is a 6 percent rise compared to May. Google Android (NASDAQ:GOOG) has been named the top smartphone platform with 52.6 percent market share, and Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) share saw a rise of 2.4 percentage points, to 34.3 percent. RIM has the third place ranking at 8.3 percent share, with Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) at 3.6 percent, and Symbian (NYSE:NOK) at 0.7 percent. Device manufacturer Samsung (SSNLF) has the leading OEM rating with 25.7 percent of U.S. mobile subscribers, with LG next at 18.2 percent share. Apple is gaining on the #2 ranking with 17.1 percent of mobile subscribers, with Motorola at 11.2 percent and HTC at 6.3 percent.
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WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE:WLP) plans to commence an offering, which is subject to market conditions along with additional factors, of $1.35 billion principal amount of senior convertible debentures. The debentures are to be due during 2042 and will be offered and sold to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A beneath the Securities Act of 1933. The interest rate, conversion rate, and other terms are to be decided via negotiations between the company and the initial purchasers of the debentures. Additionally, WellPoint plans to grant to the initial purchasers of the debentures the ability to buy as much as an additional $150 million principal amount of debentures to cover overallotments.
Sarepta BioPharma (NASDAQ:SRPT) target price was raised by Piper Jaffray from $11.00 to $38.00 in a report that was released on Wednesday, and now, they have an overweight rating on the stock.
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