UIL Holdings Corporation (UIL) maintained its quarterly dividend of 43.2 cents per share. This dividend is payable April 1, 2013 to shareowners of record at the close of business on March 11, 2013.
Sonic Automotive Incorporated (SAH) maintained its quarterly dividend of 2.5 cents per share. The dividend will be payable on April 15, 2013 to shareholders of record as of March 15, 2013.
SAIC (SAI) was downgraded by JP Morgan (JPM) to neutral from overweight with a price target of $12 as the firm believes the stock price is fully valued, given that the company has outperformed peers by 13% this year. Shares are lower by about 4.5 percent.
It was a mixed open on Wall Street today with the markets heading into negative territory following the release of the latest Fed minutes. The Commerce Department is reporting a sharp drop in housing starts, which fell 8.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 890,000 last month.
Sony wants you to know that the PlayStation 4 is coming this holiday season, but not what it will look like. The company talked about its upcoming console for the first time Wednesday but didn’t actually reveal the device.
Fresh off the Vice President’s profound self-defense advice—’buy a shotgun’—we take a fond look back at his best gaffes. Keep ‘em coming, Joe.
January housing starts were far worse than forecasts, but a closer look reveals the cracks in the housing recovery may not be that worrisome after all. Bobbi Rebell reports.
In trading on Wednesday, precious metals shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 3.2%. Helping drag down the group were shares of Banro (BAA), off about 8.6% and shares of Exeter Resources (XRA) down about 8.4% on the day.
In trading on Wednesday, home furnishings & improvement shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 0.9%. Leading the group were shares of LA Z Boy (LZB), up about 15.8% and shares of Lumber Liquidators Holdings (LL) up about 3.1% on the day.
Here’s the latest news for Wednesday, February 20th: More bodies could be found after KC blast; Jesse Jackson, Jr. Pleads guilty in illegal use of campaign money; Prosecutors walks back claim in Pistorius case; Indoor hailstorm.