Investors Alert : Pike (NYSE:PIKE), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN), Vanguard Natural (NASDAQ:VNR), WellPoint Inc. (NYSE:WLP), Heidrick & Struggles (NASDAQ:HSII)

Pike Corporation (NYSE:PIKE) announced that it has signed a definitive merger agreement under which investment firm Court Square Capital Partners in partnership with J. Eric Pike, the Company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will acquire the Company in a transaction in which each of the Company’s shareholders will receive $12.00 in cash, without interest and less any applicable withholding taxes, for each share of the Company’s common stock they hold. The price represents a premium of approximately 50.8 percent over the Company’s closing price on August 1, 2014, and a premium of approximately 39.6 percent over the 30-day volume-weighted average closing prices leading up to that date. Pike Corporation (NYSE:PIKE) belongs to Industrial Goods sector. Its net profit margin is 1.20% and weekly performance is 43.92%. On last trading day company shares ended up $11.83. Pike Corporation (NYSE:PIKE) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 36.35%.

Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN) was upgraded by research analysts at RBC Capital from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report released on Thursday, reports. The firm currently has a $12.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $11.00. RBC Capital’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 23.58% from the stock’s previous close. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) shares decreased -0.05% in last trading session and ended the day at $9.69. HBAN return on assets is 1.00%. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) quarterly performance is 7.01%.

Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC (NASDAQ:VNR) (“Vanguard” or “the Company”) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids (“NGLs”) assets in North Louisiana and East Texas for a purchase price of $278 million from Hunt Oil Company. On 04 August, Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC (NASDAQ:VNR) shares moved up 3.22% and was closed at $31.76. VNR EPS growth in last 5 year was 34.70%. Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC (NASDAQ:VNR) year to date (YTD) performance is 12.03%.

The prices paid by Wellpoint Inc. (NYSE:WLP) to California hospitals for a standard appendectomy (DRG 167) varied from $1,800 to $13,700 and for a coronary bypass graft (DRG 107) from $33,000 to $99,800. WellPoint Inc. (NYSE:WLP) ended the last trading day at $111.60. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 3.73%and price to cash ratio as 17.15. WellPoint Inc. (NYSE:WLP) showed a weekly performance of -3.44%.

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII), the premier provider of Executive Search and Leadership Consulting services worldwide, on 22 July announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per share. The dividend is payable on August 15, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 1, 2014. Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) shares moved up 1.51% in last trading session and ended the day on $18.85. HSII return on assets is 1.30%. Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) quarterly performance is 6.50%.

Signup for free to be the first to receive exclusive free links. Now in your mailbox!
Join over 15,000 subscribers
Send me links

Your information will not be shared to anyone