Verizon to Get Google’s New Chromebook and 4 Stocks At 52-Week Highs
Pfizer (NYSE:PFE): Closing price $28.60
More than one United States Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical regarding the practice of brand name pharmaceutical firms paying generic companies to keep their cheaper drugs from the market for a longer time, says The New York Times, adding that a few of the justices seemed interested in issuing a narrow ruling that would not create a precedent. Shares closed up 1.56 percent on Tuesday at $28.60, and have been traded in a 52-week range of $21.40 to $28.51.
Protective Life Corporation (NYSE:PL): Closing price $35.86
Protective Life leads the race to buy some domestic life insurance assets from AXA, said knowledgeable sources to Reuters. The report divulged that a deal could value the assets near $1 billion. Shares closed up 3.16 percent on the day at $35.86, having been traded in a 52-week range of $24.67 to $35.36.
Shutterstock (NYSE:SSTK): Closing price $44.94
The Web-based email marketing firm Emma is working jointly with the wholly-owned Shutterstock subsidiary Bigstock, to provide customers with seamless access to more than 12 million stock images. This integration permits Emma customers to find and buy the perfect image for their campaign by searching through Bigstock’s library from within Emma’s image editor. Shares closed up 0.16 percent on Tuesday at $44.94, and have been traded in a 52-week range of $21.00 to $44.96.
Scorpio Tankers (NYSE:STNG): Closing price $8.73
Scorpio Tankers will build six additional LR2 Newbuildings, and taken delivery of its seventh Newbuilding MR product tanker, STI Emerald and time chartered-in one handymax and two LR2 product tankers. The firm reached agreements with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries to construct a total of four 114,000 dwt LR2 product tankers for roughly $50 million apiece. These contracts are in addition to the previously reported agreement for two similar vessels. Shares closed up 2.46 percent on the day at $8.73, having been traded in a 52-week range of $5.14 to $8.85.
Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ): Closing price $49.48
BGR reports that Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) LTE version of the Chromebook Pixel will ship to customers by April 8th, and that the touch-enabled computer will cost $1,449 and is compatible with Verizon’s high-speed network. Shares closed up 0.65 percent on Tuesday at $49.48, and have been have traded in a 52-week range of $36.80 to $49.44.
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