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2014-10-29 08:29:38

Banga generated the highest economic value added of S&P 500 companies with CEOs in place 3+ years GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief Executive magazine announced that MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga ranked No. 1 in the publication's Wealth Creators Index. Banga earned the recognition by generating the highest economic value added--or EVA--for his firm. As a result, he was responsible for generating a 47.4% total annual average return to shareholders per year over the...

2014-10-23 23:11:46

Boulder firm will offer response services for sixth consecutive year BOULDER, CO (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Mosaic Labs announced today that it is preparing for the 2015 CDP response season following the release of the CDP S&P 500 Annual Report last month. The company has provided CDP support for six years to S&P 500 respondents, helping companies to achieve an average of a 20-25% increase in total disclosure score. CDP is the largest repository of corporate climate data in the...

2014-10-22 08:23:49

Named to CDP Global Leaders Report A List, S&P 500 Leaders for Corporate Action on Climate Change, and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, has been named to three prestigious lists in recognition of its sustainability initiatives, including The A List: The Carbon...

2014-10-17 12:22:39

CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (AMEX:ANV-Free Report) and Goldcorp(NYSE:GG-Free Report). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Today, Zacks is promoting its ''Buy'' stock recommendations. Get...

2014-10-08 12:22:18

CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (AMEX:XLU-Free Report), First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund (AMEX:FXU-Free Report) and Guggenheim S&P Equal Weight Utilities ETF (AMEX:RYU-Free Report). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Protect Your Portfolio with These Utility ETFs There is no question any more, markets are on a shaky footing. Seemingly every sector is facing...

2014-10-03 16:21:44

PHOENIX, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its dedication to responsible, long-term management of the country's recycling and non-hazardous solid waste, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce its inaugural participation in CDP's 2014 climate change program, the results of which were released through the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2014. For Republic's first year, which will create its baseline for future submissions, Republic earned a Disclosure score of 93...

2014-10-02 08:36:06

CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq:SMCI-Free Report), Horizon Pharma plc <acronym>(Nasdaq:HZNP-</acronym>Free Report<acronym>), </acronym>Phibro Animal Health Corp. (Nasdaq:PAHC-Free Report),...

2014-10-01 08:26:49

Report highlights continued gap in aligning global board capabilities of S&P 500 companies with their strategic direction NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate boards of the leading publicly traded U.S. companies are becoming more global, but the companies still face a capability gap to align their boards with their global aspirations, according to the second edition of the Egon Zehnder Global Board Index(TM), released today by Egon Zehnder, the global executive search...

2014-09-29 12:23:53

DALLAS, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) has been recognized as a leader among S&P 500 companies by environmental non-profit CDP for its actions to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate the business risks of climate change. This is the second consecutive year Comerica has achieved a position in the CDP S&P 500 Climate Performance Leadership Index (CPLI). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010807/CMALOGO In addition to the inclusion in the...

2014-09-26 08:26:25

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that it has acquired the stock of Cygnet Health Care Limited ("Cygnet") for a purchase price of approximately $335 million. Through this acquisition, we have added a total of 17 facilities throughout the United Kingdom ("UK") including 15 inpatient behavioral health hospitals and 2 nursing homes with a total of 743 beds. Cygnet generated approximately $161 million of annual...


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