Tech New Highs: Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN), Nielsen Hldg NV (NYSE:NLSN), Amkor Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMKR), MIND C.T.I. Ltd. (NASDAQ:MNDO)



Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) has confirmed the financial estimates for this year. The total revenue for this financial year is likely to be $5.896 billion. This is a dip from the revenue reported last year which stood at $5.988 billion. The company has declared a dividend for the first quarter. Dividend has been announced at 25 cents a share on the common stock of the company. The dividend is due for payment to shareholders on July 15. Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) is trimming down its manpower in a bid to increase productivity and operational efficiency. Nearly 400 positions have already been eliminated till March this year. Roughly 175 of these were removed through a voluntary severance scheme. The company now has roughly 13,000 staff members. Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) stock performance was 1.63% in last session and finished the day at $9.35. Traded volume was 9.20million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 9.50million shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.86. Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) insider ownership is 0.80%.

Nielsen Hldg NV (NASDAQ:NLSN) Insider Stephen Hasker sold 18,750 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.24, for a total transaction of $885,750.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 78,048 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,686,988. Nielsen Hldg NV (NYSE:NLSN) dropped -0.04 percent to $47.34 Wednesday on volume of 2.28million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $47.20 to $48.06. has a market capitalization of $17.94billion.

Tessera Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRA) announced that its Tessera, Inc. subsidiary received an arbitration award against Amkor Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMKR) from the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”). The total award of approximately $145 million includes $20 million paid by Amkor in 2012, unpaid principal of $113 million, and estimated unpaid interest of $12 million through the date of the award. Additional interest will continue to accrue at a rate of 10% per year on the unpaid principal. Amkor Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMKR)’s stock on May 14, 2014 reported a decrease of -0.44% to the closing price of $9.13. Its fifty two weeks range is $3.91 -$9.30. The total market capitalization recorded $2.16billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 2.00million shares. In its share capital, AMKR has 236.57million outstanding shares.

MIND C.T.I. Ltd. (NASDAQ:MNDO), a leading provider of convergent end-to-end prepaid/postpaid billing and customer care product based solutions for service providers as well as unified communications analytics and call accounting solutions for enterprises, announced results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2014. Revenues were $5.70 million, up 12% sequentially from the fourth quarter of 2013 and up 28% as compared to $4.44 million in the first quarter of 2013. Operating income was $1.15 million or 20% of revenue, up 17% sequentially from the fourth quarter of 2013 and compared with $140 thousand in the first quarter of 2013. Net income was $1.0 million or $0.05 per share, compared with $162 thousand or $0.01 per share in the first quarter of 2013. One new win and follow on orders. Cash flow from operating activities was $1.0 million. On Wednesday, shares of MIND C.T.I. Ltd. (NASDAQ:MNDO) advanced2.38 % to close the day at $2.15. Company return on investment (ROI) is 17.30% and its monthly performance is recorded as 9.14%. MIND C.T.I. Ltd. (NASDAQ:MNDO) quarterly revenue growth is 14.36%.

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