On Monday, Shares of KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR), added 2.65% and closed at $15.13 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $14.74 and $18.23. Starting recently, investment firms Apollo (APO), Blackstone (BX), KKR (KKR), The Carlyle Group (CG), and TPG will jointly host the second annual Veterans Program Summit to support the hiring and retention of America’s veterans. The two-day summit builds on momentum from last year’s inaugural event, providing further resources to assist the firms’ portfolio companies hire and retain veterans and military spouses.
The private equity industry represents hundreds of companies and more than 11 million American employees. The collective impact of these businesses is enormous, and together they have the potential to create noteworthyopportunity for veterans and military spouses. This year’s summit will feature in-depth, small group negotiations on steps that can be taken to expand veterans’ programs, in addition to speakers who will share the tangible, operational improvements these programs have had on their businesses. The sessions will cover a wide range of topics, counting how to ensure a positive transition to civilian life and effectively using career mapping. The summit seeks to be a forum for sharing best practices and open dialogue about challenges and opportunities when working with veteran employees, such as sourcing and hiring, integration, career development, and retention.
Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET), jumped 3.94% and closed at $123.98 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $118.47 and $124.29. The company’s Market capitalization is $43.29 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 350.90 million. Aetna Inc. operates as a health care benefits company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions. The Health Care segment offers medical, pharmacy benefit administration services, dental, behavioral health, and vision plans on an insured basis, in addition to an employer-funded or administrative services contract basis. It also provides point-of-service, preferred provider organization, health maintenance organization, and indemnity benefit plans, in addition to health savings accounts and consumer-directed health plans. In addition, this segment offers Medicare and Medicaid products and services, in addition to other medical products, such as medical administration and data analytics services, medical stop loss insurance, workers’ compensation administrative services, and products that provide access to its provider networks in select geographies. The Group Insurance segment offers life insurance products, counting group term life insurance, voluntary spouse and dependent term life insurance, group universal life insurance, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; disability insurance products; and long-term care insurance products, which provide the benefits to cover the cost of care in private home settings, adult day care, assisted living, or nursing facilities. The Large Case Pensions segment manages retirement products, counting pension and annuity products mainly for tax-qualified pension plans. The company offers its products to employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups, and expatriates. Aetna Inc. has a partnershipagreement with Commonwealth Health to introduce a new health plan; and Regional Cancer Care Associates to create an oncology medical home.
3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD), lost -2.79% and closed at $14.30 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $13.91 and $14.83. Company stock’s 52-week range is $6.00 – $19.76 3D Systems Corporation, through its auxiliaries, provides 3D printing products and services worldwide. The companys 3D printers transform data input generated by 3D design software, CAD software, or other 3D design tools into printed parts using a range of print materials, counting plastic, metal, nylon, rubber, wax, and composite materials. It offers various 3D printing technologies, such as stereolithography, selective laser sintering, direct metal printing, multijet printing, colorjet printing, and plasticjet printing. The company also develops, blends, and markets various print materials, such as plastic, nylon, metal, composite, elastomeric, wax, and Class IV bio-compatible materials. It offers its printers under the Accura, DuraForm, LaserForm, CastForm, and VisiJet brand names. In addition, the company provides digital design tools, counting software, scanners, and haptic devices, in addition to products for product design, mold and die design, 3D scan-to-print, reverse engineering, and production machining and inspection. Further, it offers proprietary software and drivers that provide part preparation, part placement, support placement, build platform administration, and print queue administration; and 3D virtual reality simulators and simulator modules for medical applications, in addition to digitizing scanners for medical and mechanical applications. In Addition To, the company provides warranty, maintenance, and training services. It mainly serves companies and small and midsize businesses in a range of industries, counting automotive, aerospace, government, defense, technology, electronics, education, consumer goods, energy, and healthcare. The company sells its products and services through its direct sales force, resellers, and channel partners and distributors.