On Tuesday, Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY), added 1.44% and closed at $50.05 in the last trading session. BMY stock opened its last trade at $49.48 and after floating in a range of $49.34 to $50.35. The company’s Market capitalization is $82.90 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 1.66 billion. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $49.10 and reached to max level of $77.12. The Earnings per Share of the company stands at $1.71.Today the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation joins the White House Cancer Moonshot initiative through its commitment to addressing health disparities in cancer care. In response to the Cancer Moonshot, the Foundation is committing $25 million in new funding to grantee partners to expand the current scope of community-based resources and survivorship support programs to underserved populations in the U.S. The Cancer Moonshot is led by Vice President Joe Biden with a goal of making a decade worth of advances in cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, in five years.
“The Vice President’s Moonshot Initiative is vitally important for patients living with cancer and their families,” said Giovanni Caforio, Bristol-Myers Squibb Chief Executive Officer and chairman of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation board of directors. “We are dedicated to fighting cancer and are excited to join this collective effort to defeat this deadly disease, once and for all.”
At the White House event, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation announced five partnership grants under this new commitment at the White House Cancer Moonshot event: Project ECHO, American Cancer Society, University of South Carolina College of Nursing, West Virginia University Cancer Institute and the Mississippi Public Health Institute. The remaining funding will be awarded over the next two years.
Shares of WPX Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX), lost -0.24% and closed at $12.39 in the last trading session. WPX stock opened its last trade at $12.71 and after floating in a range of $12.26 to $12.74. The company’s Market capitalization is $4.26 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 12.74 million. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $2.53 and reached to max level of $13.92. The Earnings per Share of the company stands at $-6.79. WPX Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, engages in the exploitation and development of unconventional properties in the United States. Its principal areas of operation include the Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico, the Williston Basin in North Dakota, and the San Juan Basin in New Mexico and Colorado. As of December 31, 2014, the company had proved reserves of 583 million barrels of oil equivalent.