On Friday, Shares of Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) subtract -0.90% and closed at $2.19 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $2.19 and $2.26. Geron Corporation, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of telomerase inhibitor, imetelstat, for treating hematologic myeloid malignancies. It has partnershipand license agreement with Janssen Biotech, Inc. to develop and commercialize imetelstat worldwide for indications in oncology, counting hematologic myeloid malignancies and other human therapeutic uses.
Retail Properties of America Inc (NYSE:RPAI) dropped -0.12% and closed at $15.99 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $15.85 and $16.33. The company’s Market capitalization is $3.83B with the total Outstanding Shares of $237.38M. Retail Properties of America, Inc. (RPAI) (the “Company”) declared recently that Skechers has signed a lease for about 15,700 square feet at Central Texas Marketplace in Waco, Texas. Skechers joins F21 Red in backfilling a former Sports Authority location.
Skechers USA, Inc. is a three-billion-dollar global leader in the performance and lifestyle footwear industry. Skechers USA, Inc. designs, develops and markets more than 3,000 styles for men, women and children and sells its footwear in department, specialty and independent stores, in addition to through more than 1,400 company-owned Skechers retail stores. Skechers will be located between F21 Red and Petco on the northeast corner of the center.
Central Texas Marketplace is Waco’s premier shopping destination with easy access from I-35 and S-Loop 340. The center is anchored by Belk, Kohl’s, Ross Dress for Less and Marshalls and includes other national tenants such as LOFT, Chico’s, Ulta, Old Navy, Lane Bryant, Men’s Wearhouse, Justice and various dining options.
Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) gained 0.07% and closed at $121.09 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $120.75 and $121.81. Anthem Inc. (ANTM) has earned high Medicare Star Quality Ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for its Medicare Advantage (MA) plans for 2017. In the most recent ratings released by CMS, nearly 51 percent of Anthem Medicare Advantage members will be enrolled in plans that achieved four stars or higher (with five stars being the highest ranking) as contrast with about 22 percent of members enrolled in plans that achieved four stars or higher in 2016.
“Anthem has a long-standing history of serving Medicare beneficiaries and, as a result, we understand the high expectations that Medicare Advantage customers have in terms of quality and service,” said Joseph R. Swedish, Chairman, President and CEO, Anthem. “Our company has made it one of our highest priorities to continuously improve the quality of the Medicare Advantage plans we offer through advances such as an expanded service area and product portfolio. This not only means that our current members are receiving better service, but that our company is positioned for noteworthygrowth in this business segment in the future. We are happy that CMS has recognized our efforts in their 2017 Medicare Star Quality Ratings. As we move forward, we will continue to focus on enhancing the quality of our programs for our current members and those we hope to serve in the future.”