News Review: NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI), Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR)(NYSE:BHP)

On Monday, Shares of NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI), added 0.74% and closed at $102.76 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $101.98 and $105.00. European Microwave Week (EuMW) 2016 — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXPI) recently introduced its third generation of Airfast products which include four LDMOS transistors for cellular macro base stations. The new Airfast 3 technology raises the bar in technology and meets the stringent requirements of all current wireless standards with wide instantaneous bandwidths to cover an entire cellular band using a single device.

NXP’s Airfast 3 delivers industry-leading performance in key areas that include efficiency, gain, RF output power, and signal bandwidth, while significantly reducing the footprint required to deliver a given level of RF output power. When contrast to Airfast 2, this third generation delivers up to four percent greater efficiency (53 percent final-stage efficiency and up to 50 percent lineup efficiency), a 20 percent improvement in thermal performance, up to 90 MHz full-signal bandwidth, and space savings up to 30 percent.

“Continued advancement of RF power amplifiers is needed to reduce the size of cellular base stations,” said Paul Hart, Executive Vice President and General Manager of NXP’s RF Power business unit. “Our third generation of Airfast solutions provide industry leading performance in the form factor needed to drive the industry forward.”

Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC), dropped -5.45% and closed at $63.31 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $63.19 and $66.80. The company’s Market capitalization is $10.70 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 170.74 million. Centene Corporation is happy to host multiple forthcoming career fairs at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel. Following are the dates and times of the career fairs:

Wednesday, September 28 from 8 am – 6 pm

Thursday, September 29 from 2 pm – 8 pm

Saturday, October 1 from 8 am – 4 pm

Tuesday, October 4 from 8 am – 6 pm

Wednesday, October 5 from 2 pm – 8 pm

The company is looking to fill over 100 positions in Arizona by November 1, 2016. Open positions include Registered Nurse openings in Utilization Review and Case Administration; Healthcare Supervisors, Managers, Coordinators and Specialists; Provider Relations and Contracting staff; Administrative Support; Analysts and more.

“Centene is proud to continue growing our team in Arizona,” said Paul Barnes, president and CEO of Centene’s Arizona auxiliaries (Bridgeway and Health Net). “We have served Arizona residents for the past decade and look forward to the forthcoming expansion of our health insurance marketplace offerings in Maricopa and Pima counties.”

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR)(NYSE:BHP), gained 0.58% and closed at $34.85 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $34.56 and $34.96. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $87.82 and reached to max level of $3.21. BHP Billiton Limited discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide. It operates through Petroleum and Potash, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal segments. The company explores for, develops, produces, and markets oil and gas with operating assets in the deep water Gulf of Mexico, Western Australia, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, and Pakistan; and owns the Jansen potash project located in the Saskatchewan potash basin in Canada. It also explores for copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, gold, iron ore, and seaborne metallurgical and thermal coal. The company was formerly known as BHP Limited and changed its name to BHP Billiton Limited in July 2001.


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