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Delta Air Lines, Inc.(NYSE:DAL) shares dropped 1.78% to $19.89. Standard & Poor's on Sept. 7 said it will add Delta Air Lines Inc. to its S&P 500 index, replacing BMC Software Inc.The shares of companies joining the S&P 500 often rise because many portfolio managers buy shares of the companies in the index in order to track it.
Additionally, the company on Sept. 4 announced plans to purchase 40 Airbus aircraft for delivery between 2015 and 2017. The order, which comprises 10 international widebody A330-300 and 30 large domestic narrowbody A321 jets, is the latest step in Delta's prudent fleet renewal to enhance profitability while diligently managing capacity.
Moreover, the company on Sept. 4 reported financial and operating performance for August 2013. Consolidated passenger unit revenue (PRASM) for the month of August increased 4.0 percent year over year, with strong performance in domestic, trans-Atlantic and Latin markets. The Pacific entity continues to be pressured from yen devaluation which accounted for 1.5 points of negative system impact for the month.
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Yahoo! Inc.(NASDAQ:YHOO) shares declined 0.21% to $28.17. The company on Sept. 3 announced it has appointed Ned Brody as Senior Vice President and Head of the Americas, effective immediately. Brody will be responsible for Yahoo's advertising business in North and South America, reporting to COO Henrique de Castro.
Additionally, Yahoo Japan Corp. on August 12 said it hired Ryu Hirayama, a former banker at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) in Tokyo. Hirayama, who was vice president of investment banking at Goldman Sachs, joined Yahoo Japan on Aug. 1, and the company hasn’t decided on his position, said Junji Miyahara, a spokesman for Yahoo Japan.
Moreover, the company recently announced that it would successively publish the transparency reports of data demands from all the governments around the world toward it, and Yahoo became the third Silicon Valley company to publish transparency reports after Google Inc(NASDAQ:GOOG) and Twitter Inc.
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