The president of American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL), Scott Kirby, stated in a letter that it was essential for the company to build trust into their labor-management affairs, which is why a proposal was made to the company’s pilots. The proposal promises to offer the largest pay rates of all the airline’s major rivals and removes an unpopular demand. This comes a mere two days after the airlines flight attendants nearly rejected the proposal of a new contract. American Airlines Group operates in the services sector, and has a net profit margin of 0.7 percent. The company’s performance for the week was 2.27 percent, and during the previous day of trading the company’s stock closed out the day at $44.12. American Airlines Group is trading at 18.56 percent from its 50-day SMA.
At least two of the top 10 shareholders in Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) are pleading with the CEO of AOL Inc., Tim Armstrong, to look into a possible merger and to run the resulting company because they are so displeased with Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo!, and her efforts to turn around the company. Yahoo! saw their shares decline by 0.2 percent during the previous session of trading, with the stock closing out the day at $50.5. The company has a gross margin of 71.9 percent, while the return on assets works out to 28.8 percent. Yahoo! generated a performance of 38.47 percent for the quarter.
November 3 saw Liberty Media Corporation (LMCA) state that NASDAQ had informed the company their subsidiary, Liberty Broadband Corporation, would have its Series A and Series C common shares trading under the symbols “LBD AV” and “LBD KV” on a when-issued basis on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. This announcement is related to Liberty Media Corporation spinning off its Liberty Broadband subsidiary. November 13 saw Liberty Media Corporation’s stock advance by 0.48 percent, closing out the day at a price of $35.87 per share. The company has seen its EPS grow 0 percent over the past five years. Liberty Media Corporation’s performance on a year-to-date basis works out to -7.19 percent.
NeoGenomics Inc. posted their 2014 third-quarter results on October 30. Thus, the company generated revenues of $23.2 million for the third quarter, which represents a growth of 38 percent over the same quarter of the previous year. The purchase of PathLogic, which was finalized on July 8, 2014, was responsible for a portion of $2.4 million of the company’s revenue gains on a year-over-year basis. 23 percent of NeoGenomics’ organic growth in their core business, excluding the recent acquisition, was driven by a 33 percent rise in test volumes. The company saw their stock close out the previous day of trading at $4.81, with their volatility for the week working out to 3.41 percent. The price/cash ratio works out to 8.39 while NeoGenomics generated a performance of -0.82 percent for the week.