Casino owners rebounding Wynn Resorts (WYNN) 3.4% Las Vegas Sands (LVS) 4.1%, Melco Crown Entertainment (MPEL) 6.3% MGM Resorts International (MGM) 3.6%. note says casino stocks rose after the ATM curbs were less than feared.
$ABT's BoD increased its quarterly common dividend to 26.5 cents per share from 26 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Feb. 15, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Jan. 13, 2017.
$VLY priced 8.4MM common shares in a registered public offering. $VLY plans to use proceeds for general corporate purposes, including to supplement the continued growth in the Valley National Bank's loan portfolio. The offering is expected to close on Dec. 13, 2016. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, A Stifel Company, is acting as sole book-running manager.
traffic in November 2016 was 247,470 carloads, up 3.7% vs. November 2015. Traffic
in 4Q16 through November was 492,814 carloads, down 0.6% vs. 4Q15 through
November. North American Operations traffic in Nov. 2016 grew 7.6% vs. Nov. 2015.
Australian Operations traffic fell 7.1% while UK/European Operations traffic grew
0.5% vs. Nov. 2015.
$AAL's revenue passenger miles for November 2016 slid 0.2% to 16.8Bil from last year, while available seat miles rose 0.1% to 20.8Bil. Passenger load factor for November 2016 declined 0.3 percentage points to 80.9%. The company now sees 4Q16 total revenue per available seat miles of down 1% to up 1% YoverY and pretax margin excluding items of 6-8%.
$RIG announced the closing of the acquisition of Transocean
Partners. Each outstanding public common unit of Transocean Partners was
converted into the right to receive 1.20 shares of $RIG, which issued approx. 23.8MM
shares related to the transaction. Transocean Partners' common units were
delisted from the NYSE effective December 9, 2016.