International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM): Current price $196.96
On Thursday, IBM announced an integrated security intelligence solution, which assists organizations in the identification of key vulnerabilities in real-time, while at the same time lowering the total cost of security operations. IBM QRadar Vulnerability Manager provides security officers a prioritized view throughout their entire network, helping them rapidly strengthen and reinforce their defenses. By gathering vulnerability information into a single view, security teams can view the results from multiple network, endpoint, database, or application scanners, where it can be quickly reviewed and managed.
American Express Co. (NYSE:AXP): Current price $75.55
In its third benchmark dollar-denominated offering in 2013, the number one credit card issuer by purchases has sold $3 billion worth of bonds. The company’s $1 billion of 1.3 percent, three-year securities yield 68 basis points higher than like-maturity Treasuries and its $800 million of 2.125 percent, five-year notes pay a relative yield of 78 basis points, says data compiled by Bloomberg. AXP’s $1.2 billion of three-year, floating-rate debt pay 51 basis points higher than the three-month London interbank offered rate. The company last sold benchmark securities in May, issuing $1.85 billion in two parts, among which include $1 billion of 1.55 percent debentures due May 2018, with a relative yield of 75 basis points, according to Bloomberg data.
Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC): Current price $22.98
Intel’s board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 22.5 cents per share — 90 cents per share on an annual basis – on its common stock. The dividend will be payable on Sept. 1, to stockholders of record as of Aug. 7.
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