Austin, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/17/2013 -- Jackpotpennystocks.com, an investor research portal specializing in several sectors including biotech and healthcare and tech stocks on the U.S. market, issues news updates on the following stock:-
HCA Holdings Inc (NYSE:HCA) stock increased 3.13% to $37.87. The company on April 15 announced preliminary financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013. The financial results are subject to finalization of the Company's quarterly financial and accounting procedures.
HCA anticipates revenues for the first quarter of 2013 will be approximately $8.440 billion compared to $8.405 billion in the first quarter of 2012. Income before income taxes for the first quarter is expected to approximate $639 million compared to $963 million in the prior year.
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Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) shares gained 3.12% to $46.23. WLL’s stock was upgraded by investment analysts at JPMorgan Chase from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a note issued to investors on April 8.
Additionally, the company will release its first quarter 2013 financial and operating results on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 after the market closes. A conference call with investors, analysts and other interested parties is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. EDT (10:00 a.m. CDT)(9:00 a.m. MDT) on Thursday, April 25, 2013 to discuss Whiting's first quarter 2013 financial and operating results.
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Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) shares jumped 3.12% to $113.61. The company announced its first quarter 2013 earnings press release is scheduled to be issued after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Additionally, PXD‘s stock had its “equal weight” rating restated by equities researchers at Barclays Capital in a report issued on April 16. They currently have a $112.00 target price on the stock.
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Gerdau SA (ADR) (NYSE:GGB) shares gained 3.12% to $7.27. The company announced that on February 21, 2012 its Board of Directors approved the payment of dividend for the fourth quarter of the 2012 fiscal year. The payment will be done as from March 14, 2013 to shareholders on record as from March 4, 2013 at the value of BRL 0.02 per ordinary or preferred shares for shareholders of Metalurgica Gerdau SA and BRL 0.02 per ordinary or preferred share for shareholders of Gerdau SA. Shares will be traded ex-dividends as from March 5, 2013.
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