Lakeway, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/14/2013 -- Bestdamnpennystocks, 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:-
Headwaters Inc (NYSE:HW) shares jumped 3.01% and closed at $9.59 in the last trading session. The company announced it will host its Eleventh Annual Analyst and Investor Day Conference on Friday, March 22, 2013 at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah. This year's Analyst & Investor Day will feature Ivy Zelman, Chief Executive Officer of Zelman & Associates, as a special guest speaker.
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Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) shares gained 2.98% to $40.13 after the company day before yesterday announced it will acquire GE’s entire 49% common equity stake in the NBCUniversal joint venture for approximately $16.7 billion. Also, NBCUniversal will purchase from GE the properties used by NBCUniversal at 30 Rockefeller Plaza and CNBC’s headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ for approximately $1.4 billion.
Additionally, Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BBB+' Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) assigned to Comcast Corporation (Comcast) and its wholly owned subsidiaries included in Comcast's cross-guaranty structure that hold all of the company's cable businesses. Fitch has also upgraded the IDR assigned to NBCUniversal Media, LLC (NBCUniversal, a direct wholly owned subsidiary of NBCUniversal, LLC) to 'BBB+' from 'BBB'.
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LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) shares gained 2.96% to $62.30 after the company yesterday announced the commencement of an underwritten public offering of 25 million ordinary shares by certain selling shareholders that are affiliates of Apollo Management Holdings L.P. The selling shareholders will agree to a lock-up (subject to certain exceptions) for a period of 30 days after the date of the prospectus supplement for the offering.
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Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) shares climbed 2.80% and closed at $20.57. The company, on Jan. 29, announced that its Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer and President, Aubrey K. McClendon, has agreed to retire from the company on April 1, 2013 and will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer until his successor is appointed. Mr. McClendon, 53, has served as Chesapeake's Chief Executive Officer since the inception of the company in 1989 and served as Chairman of the Board from its founding until 2012.
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