Lakeway, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/19/2013 -- 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:-
Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) shares jumped 1.56% and closed at $110.02 in the last trading session. The company, lats week, said that it expects to incur a one-time loss of $120 million, or 25 cents per share, in the first quarter of 2013, related to the devaluation of the Venezuelan currency. In addition, Colgate expects earnings to be reduced by 5 cents to 7 cents per share per quarter in 2013, due to the translation of financial statements at the new Venezuelan exchange rate.
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NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) shares gained 1.54% to $31.07. NDAQ and buyout shop Carlyle Group LP (CG) last week discussed a deal to take the exchange company private, though the talks didn't result in a transaction and they aren't ongoing. The talks, which concluded within the last month, one of the people said, show how Nasdaq OMX continues to look for various options as some doors have closed on it.
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CNO Financial Group Inc (NYSE:CNO) shares climbed 1.52% and closed at $11.34. The company, on Feb. 11, announced fourth quarter of 2012 net income of $101.2 million, or 41 cents per diluted share, and operating earnings of $60.0 million, or 25 cents per diluted share. For the full year, CNO reported net income of $221.0 million, or 83 cents per diluted share, and operating earnings of $180.4 million, or 69 cents per diluted share.
The company also announced last week that it has commenced a tender offer to purchase for cash any and all of its outstanding 7.0% Convertible Senior Debentures due 2016 (CUSIP Nos. 12621EAC7, 12621EAE3, 12621EAF0 and 12621EAB9) (the "Debentures").
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Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) shares increased 1.52% and closed at $46.70 in yesterday’s session. The company, on Feb.1 4, said it agreed to acquire closely held medical-supplies provider AssuraMed for $2.07 billion as the drug wholesaler looks to diversify its offerings. AssuraMed currently serves more than one million patients nationally with more than 30,000 products. The company bought Invacare Corp.'s (IVC) domestic medical supplies business for $150 million last month. Including that business, Cardinal Heath said AssuraMed had 2012 revenue of $1 billion.
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