Worth Watching Stocks in the News: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), McDermott International (NYSE:MDR)

On Wednesday, Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), added 0.04% and closed at $113.05 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $112.69 and $113.66. Attorneys from Dallas’ Caldwell Cassady & Curry have won another multimillion-dollar patent infringement award for Nevada-based VirnetX Holding Corp. (NYSE MKT: VHC) against technology giant Apple Inc. (AAPL) based on an East Texas jury’s finding that Apple owes more than $302 million in royalties for infringing internet security patents owned by VirnetX.

Jurors in the Tyler, Texas, courtroom of Judge Robert W. Schroeder III delivered the verdict in favor of VirnetX on Sept. 30 after one week of trial. The case is VirnetX Inc., et al. v. Apple Inc., No. 6:10-CV-417, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Caldwell Cassady & Curry name principals Bradley W. Caldwell, Jason D. Cassady and J. Austin Curry led the team representing VirnetX. The company also called on Johnny Ward from Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, in Longview and attorneys from Parker, Bunt & Ainsworth, P.C., of Tyler. Also representing VirnetX from Caldwell Cassady & Curry were firm principal Justin T. Nemunaitis and firm attorneys Hamad M. Hamad, Warren J. McCarty, Jason S. McManis, Daniel R. Pearson, Christopher S. Stewart, and John F. Summers.

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), jumped 1.23% and closed at $43.71 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $43.22 and $43.87. The company’s Market capitalization is $41.65 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 951.78 million. Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) recently declared that it will host the exclusive live stream of Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRK.A; BRK.B) annual shareholders meeting on Saturday May 6, 2017, for the second year in a row. About 40,000 Berkshire Hathaway shareholders from around the world attend the highly anticipated annual event. In 2016, Yahoo Finance opened the meeting to the general public via live stream, for the first time ever, with more than 1 million viewers tuning in.

“The Berkshire Hathaway live stream represents the best of what Yahoo Finance can offer: unprecedented scale, premium live streaming capabilities, and exclusive editorial content,” said Yahoo Finance editor in chief, Andy Serwer. “We’re thrilled that Warren Buffett and his team came back to us to bring this amazing event to the world.”

McDermott International (NYSE:MDR), gained 0.77% and closed at $5.21 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $5.15 and $5.31. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $2.20 and reached to max level of $6.00. McDermott International, Inc. provides engineering, procurement, construction and installation, and module fabrication services for upstream field developments worldwide. It operates through three segments: the Americas, Europe and Africa; the Middle East; and Asia. The company delivers fixed and floating production facilities, pipeline installations, and subsea systems from concept to commissioning for offshore and subsea oil and gas projects. Its operations include fabrication and offshore installation of fixed and floating structures; and the installation of pipelines and subsea systems, in addition to provision of shallow water and deep water construction services.

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