Morgan Stanley Inks Deal With Acacia and 4 Stocks Reaching 52-Week Highs

Howard Hughes Corp. (NYSE:HHC): Closing price $78.23

Howard Hughes’ wholly-owned subsidiary, The Woodlands Development Corporation, will expand and redevelop The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center just north of Houston. Their shares closed at $78.23, up $5.52 or 7.59% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $51.80 to $76.71.

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Henry Schein (NASDAQ:HSIC): Closing price $89.25

Henry Schein reported a fourth quarter earnings per share of $1.26, consensus $1.21. Their shares closed at $89.25, down $1.12 or 1.24% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $71.72 to $90.98.

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Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT): Closing price $40.99

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To compete against Mattel’s iconic Barbie, toy makers are looking to tween oriented Justice, a retailer that is a part of Ascena Retail (NASDAQ:ASNA) and focused on girls between the ages of 7 and 12, to launch their newest fashion dolls. For a number of years, Justice has partnered with several doll makers as part of a broader strategy to add non-apparel items to their stores. The company mostly signs exclusive partnerships with outside brands, which also includes personal-care items, electronics and candy makers. Their shares closed at $40.99, up $0.32 or 0.79% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $30.15 to $40.69.

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Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS): Closing price $23.63

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Acacia Research (NASDAQ:ACTG)’s Unified Messaging Solutions subsidiary has entered into a license and settlement agreement with Morgan Stanley. This agreement resolves patent litigation that was pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Their shares closed at $23.63, up $0 or 0% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $12.26 to $23.74.

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Mine Safety Appliances (NYSE:MSA): Closing price $46.50

Mine Safety Appliances reported a fourth quarter net income of 53c with a consensus of 55c. Their shares closed at $46.50, up $1 or 2.2% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $32.93 to $46.3.

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