Stocks in Focus: Cemex SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE:CX), Sabre Corp (NASDAQ:SABR), StemCells Inc (NASDAQ:STEM)

On Tuesday,Shares of Cemex SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE:CX), SUBTRACT -0.38% and closed at $7.90 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $7.84 and $7.98. CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (CX) declared recently that several of the company’s facilities in Mexico and USA have earned Wildlife Habitat Council (“WHC”) Conservation Certification for their conservation programs, in addition to for their wildlife education and environmental protection efforts.

WHC has not only certified 15 programs at CEMEX’s facilities in the USA, but also — for the first time — certified three programs in Mexico.

The certified facilities include the company’s Center Hill Mine, Clinchfield Cement Plant, and Victorville Cement Plant in the USA; and CEMEX’s Atotonilco Cement Plant, Huichapan Cement Plant, and flagship El Carmen Conservation Program in Mexico, which receives this international certification while celebrating 15 years of continued scientific research, habitat preservation, and species restoration.

CEMEX’s WHC-certified conservation programs are mainly focused on habitat restoration, in addition to educational visits. Among other efforts, El Carmen encompasses reintroduction of extinct species, fire prevention, community engagement, research, and educational programs in the region.

“We are honored to once again earn Wildlife Habitat Council Conservation Certification for our programs in the USA. This recognition, together with the first-time certification of our conservation programs in Mexico, underscores the success of our worldwide sustainability efforts,” said Fernando A. Gonzalez, CEO of CEMEX. “This Certification further fosters our continued commitment to embed sustainability in all aspects of our operations.”

WHC promotes and certifies habitat conservation and administration on corporate lands through partnerships and education. WHC programs translate corporate sustainability aims and objectives into tangible and measurable on-the-ground actions. Through a focus on building partnershipfor conservation with corporate employees, other conservation organizations, government agencies and community members, WHC programs focus on healthy ecosystems and connected communities.

Sabre Corp (NASDAQ:SABR), DROPPED -1.75% and closed at $27.50 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $27.29 and $28.00. The company’s Market capitalization is $7.60 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 278.07 million. Forty-seven years after man first landed on the moon, there is finally a single mobile technology platform that allows space travelers and business travelers alike to self-manage in-transit booking, payments, expense reporting, safety and security matters, with the launch of the new Traveler Experience platform.

While the majority of business travelers want to manage their trips using technology, recently they must rely on several different mobile apps to navigate the whole journey. According to a recent survey, The Digital Business Traveler, published by Sabre Corporation and the GBTA Foundation, 77 percent of business travelers in North America prefer using self-service technology to manage their travel but on average they use nine different apps to manage their business travel with the most popular apps being airline, hotel, booking, car and restaurant apps.

To address this disconnect, Sabre (SABR) unveiled recently its new Traveler Experience Platform at its annual Connect corporate travel conference in Dallas. The Traveler Experience Platform brings together the critical aspects of travel administration into a single mobile app that will manage the whole trip for business travelers. The Platform combines the online booking capabilities of GetThere for air and hotel, the itinerary administration and messaging features of TripCase and the e-payment solutions of Sabre Virtual Payments. Sabre has also introduced a travel risk administration solution to the platform, SafePoint, which assists travelers to check-in with their employer via a GPS location and request assistance if an emergency arises.

StemCells Inc (NASDAQ: STEM), LOST -1.78% and closed at $1.27 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $1.23 and $1.31. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $0.33 and reached to max level of $7.56. StemCells, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the research, development, and commercialization of cell-based therapeutics and related technologies. It develops HuCNS-SC platform technology, a purified human neural stem cells used as a potential therapeutic to treat diseases and disorders of the central nervous system. The company’s HuCNS-SC is in Phase I clinical trials for the treatment of Pelizeaus-Merzbacher Disease; and has accomplished a Phase I clinical trial for infantile and late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis. Its HuCNS-SC is also in Phase I/II clinical trials for the treatment of thoracic spinal cord injury; Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of cervical spinal cord injury; and Phase I/II clinical trials for dry age-related macular degeneration.

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