Exco Resources Inc. (NYSE:XCO) said it may acquire properties owned by its next chief executive officer a day after a board member said the oil and natural gas producer has been approached by buyers. EXCO Resources Inc. (NYSE:XCO) in last trading activity moved down -2.53% to close at $2.31. Company weekly performance is -21.96% while its quarterly performance stands at -56.50%. EXCO Resources Inc. (NYSE:XCO) is -66.51% away from its 52 week high.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) announced on 02 October 2014 that it will release financial results for the third quarter of 2014 after the close of extended trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. The release will be followed by a conference call with the financial community on Thursday October 23, 2014 at 8:00 AM U.S. Eastern Daylight Time. On last trading day NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) moved down -12.43% to close at $56.34. Its volatility for the week is 4.33% while volatility for the month is 3.40%. NXPI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.60%. NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) monthly performance is -21.03%.
Mayor Michael A. Nutter has praised the decision by UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL) to continue its effort to acquire the Philadelphia Gas Works in a $1.86-billion transaction that awaits action by the Philadelphia City Council. On last trading day UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL) increased 0.27% to close at $36.98. Its volatility for the week is 2.06% while volatility for the month is 1.66%. UIL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 2.90%. UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL) monthly performance is -1.10%.
Northland Securities assumed coverage on shares of AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ:AUDC) in a report released on Monday. The firm issued an outperform rating and a $7.00 price objective on the stock. AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ:AUDC) has 13.24% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 16.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $4.26.
China Mobile, which competes with China Telecom and China Unicom (NYSE:CHU), is in the process of deploying 500,000 4G base stations. The world’s telecom operator aims to build the largest TD-LTE network in the world by the end of 2014. On Friday shares of China Unicom (NYSE:CHU) closed at $14.53. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 13.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 32.40%.