Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI): Current price $3.72
Sirius will offer comprehensive coverage of the 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star Week in New York City on July 12 to 16. The firm will carry the national broadcast of both the 84th All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 16 at 8:00 pm Eastern Time, as well as the Chevrolet Home Run Derby on Monday, July 15 at the same time, live on XM channel 89. SiriusXM subscribers may also hear these events live via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones, along with other mobile devices, and online at SiriusXM.com.
General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE): Current price $23.76
GE has said that the fire aboard an Ethiopian Airlines 787, which was parked at London Heathrow earlier Friday, did not involve the engines. The company builds engines for the jet through its GE Aviation subsidiary. The firm said it is monitoring the situation, but has no further comment on the Boeing aircraft. The fire at Heathrow dealt a fresh blow to Boeing, which earlier in 2013 saw its 787 grounded for three months after two batteries overheated.
The Wendy’s Co. (NYSE:WEN): Current price $6.48
The Wendy’s Company has been upgraded at Zacks Investment Research to a Zacks Rank number-1 (Strong Buy), based on an positive outlook for the upcoming quarters due to menu innovation. Shares have been gaining traction since the beginning of 2013, primarily lifted by its ‘Right Price, Right Size Menu’ initiative. Analysts say Wendy’s is now gearing up for a national launch of its new Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger in the upcoming quarter, with the burger having received a favorable response during its test run. The new menu item expected to provide the fast food operator with a boost.