Hot Runners: PetSmart (NASDAQ:PETM), Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II (NYSEMKT:BLE), RMG Networks Holding (NASDAQ:RMGN), Jacobs Engineering (NYSE:JEC)


PetSmart Inc. (NASDAQ:PETM) said Wednesday that it has been taken private, as a group of investors led by the buyout firm BC Partners completed their $8.7 billion acquisition. PetSmart President and CEO David Lenhart and Chairman Gregory Josefowicz are stepping down as part of the deal. On Wednesday shares of PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETM) closed at $82.98. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 6.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.84%.

Edward Jones lowered shares of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Thursday. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) in last trading activity moved down -0.05% to close at $57.74. Company weekly performance is -2.27% while its quarterly performance stands at 20.90%. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) is -8.22% away from its 52 week high.

BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II (NYSEMKT:BLE) cash dividend payment of $0.072375 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2015. Shareholders who purchased BBF prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 34th quarter that BBF has paid the same dividend. On last trading day BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II (NYSEMKT:BLE) moved down -0.77% to close at $15.28. Its volatility for the week is 0.63% while volatility for the month is 0.91%. BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II (NYSEMKT:BLE) monthly performance is -6.14%.

On March 6, RMG Networks Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:RMGN) announced Steve Chang as its new Senior Vice President of Strategy and Solutions. Chang brings more than 30 years of relevant industry experience to RMG Networks. Previously, Chang held senior management roles with leading financial service and management consulting companies including Prophet, McKinsey & Company, CSC Index and Accenture. RMG Networks Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:RMGN) has 51.95% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 38.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $1.48.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced that it was awarded a contract to provide Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) services for Sydney Rapid Transit, a major new rail project in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. On last trading day Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) moved down -0.72% to close at $43.04. Its volatility for the week is 1.77% while volatility for the month is 1.63%. JEC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 2.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -5.00%. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) monthly performance is 3.86%.


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