On Friday, Shares of Horizon Pharma PLC (NASDAQ:HZNP), added 2.03% and closed at $18.13 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $17.64 and $18.32. Horizon Pharma plc (HZNP), a biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing, acquiring and commercializing differentiated and accessible medicines that address unmet medical needs, recently declared that it has reached a rebate agreement with Prime Therapeutics, which secures formulary status for its primary care medicines. The rebate agreement begins on October 1, 2016.
“Our philosophy is and will continue to be to ensure that patients have access to the medicines their physicians prescribe,” said Timothy P. Walbert, chairman, president and chief executive officer. “The Prime Therapeutics rebate agreement in addition to the formerly declared CVS/Caremark agreement provides raised access to patients in addition to sustainability and durability for our primary care business. We continue negotiations and negotiations with other pharmacy benefit managers and payers with the aim of further increasing patient access for our clinically relevant primary care medicines.”
United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS), jumped 1.06% and closed at $109.36 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $108.63 and $109.79. The company’s Market capitalization is $97.05 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 690.00 million. During October, nearly 20,000 UPS (UPS) employees on five continents around the world will take part in the company’s 14th annual Global Volunteer Month. Employees are expected to donate 325,000 volunteer hours to more than 300 community service events taking place across North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Indian subcontinent, Middle East and Africa (ISMEA).
“Volunteerism and diversity are at the heart of our culture,” said Eduardo Martinez, president of The UPS Foundation and chief diversity and inclusion officer for UPS. “UPS and The UPS Foundation are committed to community service all year round; by designating a specific month for an raised focus on volunteerism, we can take our commitment to the next level to make a noteworthydifference in our global communities.”
The theme for this year’s efforts is to volunteer and support non-profits and NGOs which focus on the development of women and young girls. This theme acknowledges UPS’s ten year anniversary of its Women’s Leadership Development program which is now a global network of UPS leaders dedicated to working together and across UPS to advance the aims of their community, careers and UPS.
NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI), dropped -0.41% and closed at $24.11 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $23.92 and $24.42. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $18.40 and reached to max level of $26.94. NiSource Inc., an energy holding company, provides natural gas, electricity, and other products and services in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Gas Distribution Operations and Electric Operations. It provides natural gas service and transportation to residential, commercial, and industrial customers; generates, transmits, and distributes electricity; and provides wholesale and transmission transaction services. The company serves about 3.4 million natural gas customers and 463,000 electric customers in in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, Indiana, and Massachusetts. It also owns and operates 3 coal-fired electric generating stations with a net capability of 2,540 megawatts (MW), 3 gas-fired generating units with a net capability of 196 MW, and 2 hydroelectric generating plants with a net capability of 10 MW, in addition to a combined cycle gas turbine plant with a capacity of 535 MW.