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Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc (USA)(NYSE:TC) shares dropped 2.13% to $3.67. The company on August 8 announces that Jacques Perron will be joining the Company as Chief Executive Officer and Director. Mr. Perron will succeed Kevin Loughrey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, who previously announced his retirement. The effective date of Mr. Perron's appointment is expected to be no later than November 1, 2013.
Additionally, the company on August 8 said its net loss for the second quarter to June 30 widened to $19.2 million, or 11 cents a share, from a loss of $14.8 million, or 9 cents, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $117.8 million from $113.5 million. Adjusted earnings were $13.8 million, or 8 cents a share, compared with a loss of $10.6 million, or 6 cents, a year earlier. Analysts had been expecting earnings of 1 cent a share.
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Hewlett-Packard Company(NYSE:HPQ) shares declined 0.45% to $22.27. The company on Sept. 1 announced that the HoneyBaked Ham Company of Georgia to increase data center capacity and performance, enabling improvements in the intelligent real-time decision making that is critical to meeting seasonal business demands.
Additionally, the company on August 21 said that it earned $1.39 billion, or 71 cents per share, in the fiscal third quarter that ended on July 31. That's up from a loss of $8.86 billion, or $4.49 per share, a year ago. Excluding one-time items, HP earned 86 cents per share in the latest quarter, a penny below Wall Street's expectations. Nonetheless, revenue fell in nearly all of the company's business segments, with total revenue down 8 percent to $27.2 billion from $29.7 billion. Analysts expected slightly higher revenue of $27.3 billion.
Moreover, the company on August 15 announced that Lake Health, a leader in community healthcare, is using the HP ArcSight platform to proactively improve information security and performance, while preventing disruptions that might impact patient services. Healthcare providers are faced with a myriad of compliance-related requirements, but must make security a priority to secure patient information and ensure minimal system downtime.
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