Lakeway, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/14/2013 -- 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:-
Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) shares jumped 1.11% and closed at $28.13 after Research analysts at FBR Capital raised their target price on shares of STWD from $28.00 to $35.00 in a report released on Mar. 12.
Additionally, the company on Feb. 27 reported fourth-quarter profit of $58.43 million, up from $41.07 million in the same period last year. Net income attributable to the company increased to $56.33 million from $41.03 million last year. On a per-share basis, earnings dropped to $0.42 from $0.44 last year. Core earnings for the period totaled $64.49 million or $0.48 per share.
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Noble Corporation(NYSE:NE) shares gained 1.10% and closed at $35.72. The company announced that David W. Williams, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Howard Weil 41st Annual Energy Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time.
Additionally, the company announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of March 7, 2013. The report, titled "Fleet Status Report," can be found on the Company's Web site www.noblecorp.com, under the "Quick Links" section of the homepage.
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc(NYSE:HOT) shares gained 1.09% to $ 62.96. The company, on Mar. 14, announced that President & CEO Frits van Paasschen, Vice Chairman & CFO Vasant Prabhu and other senior members of the Company's leadership are presenting Starwood's business strategy, key initiatives and three-year financial outlook during its Investor & Analyst Day held today in Dubai.
Additionally, the company, on Mar. 6, announced that, with a continued focus on growth in Latin America, the company aims to have 100 hotels under operation and development in Latin America by the end of 2013. Currently, Starwood has a strong footprint of 71 hotels in 13 countries, and a robust development pipeline of 20 hotels with a total 3,300 new rooms underway.
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WellPoint, Inc.(NYSE:WLP) shares jumped 1.09% and closed at $64.84. The company will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.375 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WLP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 30.43% increase over the prior quarter.
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Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) shares gained 1.07% and closed at $35.31. The company, on Mar. 12, ann announced it is the first hard disk drive manufacturer to ship two billion hard disk drives (HDD)--a staggering number fueled by the explosive demand for storage from mobile applications, cloud infrastructures, social media, business applications and a wide variety of consumer markets.
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