Lakeway, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/05/2013 -- 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:-
Alcoa Inc(NYSE:AA) shares increased 0.84 % to $8.42. The company, on Feb. 28, has been named the most admired metals company in the world for the second year in a row in Fortune magazine's annual ranking on corporate reputation. Alcoa has been a member of the "Most Admired" list since Fortune began the annual ranking 30 years ago.
Additionally, the company will begin trading ex-dividend on Feb. 6, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on Feb. 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are held eligible for the cash dividend payment.Its current earnings per share, is an indicator of a company's profitabilityof $.17.
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Altria Group Inc(NYSE:MO) shares increased 0.56% to $34.12. MO’s stock was downgraded by equities researchers at Bank of America from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report issued on Feb. 26.
Additionally, the company announced its earnings results on Jan. 31. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.55. The company had revenue of $4.46 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.33 billion.
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Exelon Corporation(NYSE:EXC) shares increased 0.80 % to $31.59. Investment analysts at UBS AG upped their target price on shares of Exelon (NYSE: EXC) from $28.00 to $30.00 in a note issued to investors yesterday. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock.
Additionally, the company issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 7th. The company reported $0.64 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.64. The company had revenue of $6.44 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.43 billion.
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