Lakeway, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/25/2013 -- 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:-
Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ:HERO) shares gained 5.47% to $6.94. The company, on Feb. 12, reported a fourth-quarter profit of $4.3 million, or three cents a share, compared with a year-earlier loss of $21.5 million, or 16 cents a share. Higher day rates, the daily price operators pay to rent a drilling rig or vessel, added to Hercules' revenue, which climbed 24% to $202.6 million during the quarter.
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OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) shares gained 5.41% to $12.27. Office Depot Inc will acquire smaller rival OfficeMax Inc in a $976 million all-stock deal, the companies said on Feb. 20, confirming an agreement inadvertently announced earlier in the day, before it was completed. The combined entity's name, headquarters and CEO are all undetermined, an unusual level of major decisions yet to be made that points to the integration challenge the companies face.
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BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN) shares increased 5.31% to $56.10. The company, on Feb. 21, said that it has entered into an agreement to license a Factor VIII gene therapy programme for the potential therapeutic treatment of haemophilia A from University College London (UCL) and St Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Additionally, the company posted fourth quarter loss of $53 million, or 43 cents per share, as compared to a loss of $26.7 million, or 23 cents per share. Revenue grew 22 percent, to $131.9 million from $107.8 million. Analysts expected a loss of 26 cents per share on $129.4 million in revenue.
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PBF Energy Inc (NYSE:PBF) shares jumped 5.24% and closed at $40.17 in the last trading session. The company PBF) declared a special dividend on Friday, February 22. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 5th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, March 15th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 1st.
Additionally, the company ast released its earnings data on February 21. The company reported $1.70 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.63 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $4.95 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.67 billion.
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