Lakeway, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/11/2013 -- ThePennyStockProfiler.com, an investment community with a special focus on updating investors with recent news on the U.S. stock market, issues news alert on the following stocks:-
DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV) shares jumped 1.71% and closed at $50.08 in the last trading session after DTV‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reiterated by Zacks in a research note issued to investors on Mar. 8. They currently have a $52.00 price target on the stock.
The company announced its earnings results on Feb. 14. The company reported $1.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.13 by $0.42. The company had revenue of $8.05 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.03 billion.
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James River Coal Company(NASDAQ:JRCC) shares jumped 17.23% to $2.79 after Dahlman Rose reiterated its Hold rating on JRCC.
Additionally, the company on Mar. 7, announced that it had a net loss of $138.9 million or $3.99 per fully diluted share for the year ended December 31, 2012 and a net loss of $76.9 million or $2.21 per fully diluted share for the fourth quarter of 2012. This is compared to a net loss of $39.1 million or $1.19 per fully diluted share for the year ended December 31, 2011 and a net loss of $28.5 million or $0.82 per fully diluted share for the fourth quarter of 2011.
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American Realty Capital Properties Inc(NASDAQ:ARCP) shares increased 1.70% to $14.37. The company will begin trading ex-dividend since today. A cash dividend payment of $0.075 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Stockholders who purchased ARCP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.54% increase over the previous month. At the current stock price of $13.11, the dividend yield is 6.86%.
Additionally, the company, on Feb. 28, announced the closing of its previously announced transaction to acquire American Realty Capital Trust III, Inc. ("ARCT III"). As previously announced, the merger was unanimously approved by both companies' boards of directors and was approved by both companies' stockholders at their respective special meetings held on February 26, 2013.
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