On Feb. 3, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) announced that it has reached an agreement to sell to Glencore plc (LSE: GLEN) a 50 percent stake in its export terminal in Barcarena, in the northern Brazilian state of Pará. The ADM-Glencore joint venture that will own and operate the facility following the transaction also plans to quadruple the terminal’s capacity from 1.5 million metric tons to 6 million metric tons. On Thursday shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) closed at $48.68. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 18.00%.
Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) is adding 1,550 jobs at four factories, including 900 in Claycomo, Mo., to meet demand for the new 2015 F-150 pickup. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) in last trading activity moved down -0.13% to close at $15.85. Company weekly performance is 6.73% while its quarterly performance stands at 14.77%. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) is -10.21% away from its 52 week high.
On January 28, WashingtonFirst Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:WFBI), reports unaudited consolidated net income available to common shareholders for the year ended December 31, 2014 of $9.3 million ($1.11 per diluted common share) compared to $6.2 million ($0.76 per diluted common share) for the year ended December 31, 2013. On last trading day WashingtonFirst Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:WFBI) moved down -0.33% to close at $15.30. Its volatility for the week is 0.65% while volatility for the month is 0.48%. WashingtonFirst Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:WFBI) monthly performance is 1.19%.
On Feb 03, Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Bluemercury, Inc., widely recognized as America’s largest and fastest-growing luxury beauty products and spa services retailer, for $210 million in cash. The transaction is expected to be completed in Macy’s, Inc.’s fiscal first quarter (which ends on May 2, 2015) and be accretive to Macy’s, Inc.’s earnings in its first full year (fiscal 2016). Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) has 0.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 94.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $63.70.
Howard Weil cut shares of RSP Permian (NASDAQ:RSPP) from an outperform rating to a sector perform rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. On last trading day RSP Permian, Inc. (NYSE:RSPP) moved up 2.70% to close at $27.04. Its volatility for the week is 6.92% while volatility for the month is 7.16%. RSP Permian, Inc. (NYSE:RSPP) monthly performance is 21.47%.