Stocks in Focus: Enterprise Products Partners L.P.(NYSE:EPD), Tegna Inc (NYSE:TGNA), Penn National Gaming, Inc (NASDAQ:PENN)

On Tuesday, Shares of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD), subtract -2.55% and closed at $26.71 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $26.69 and $27.53. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) recently declared that A.J. “Jim” Teague, chief executive officer of its general partner, was named executive of the year at the Midstream Business Excellence Awards presented recently in San Antonio, Texas. He was honored for his achievements which assisted the company to excel in 2015, a challenging year for the energy industry. Midstream Business is a Hart Energy publication.

The award was presented as part of the three-day Texas Midstream Conference, during which Mr. Teague delivered the keynote address. To establish the criteria for the 2015 executive of the year recipient, organizers focused on leadership that has led to noteworthygrowth or has had a transformational, positive change for the company or the industry. Mr. Teague was elected chief executive officer of Enterprise’s general partner effective January 1, 2016. He served as Enterprise’s chief operating officer from 2010 through 2015. Mr. Teague joined Enterprise in 1999 as executive vice president through the partnership’s acquisition of Shell Oil’s midstream energy business in Louisiana and Mississippi. He was formerly an executive with MAPCO Inc. and The Dow Chemical Company

Tegna Inc (NYSE:TGNA), dropped -1.04% and closed at $21.88 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $21.77 and $22.14. The company’s Market capitalization is $4.74 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 214.32 million. Are side hustles becoming the new norm? From bartender to blogger, it’s not uncommon for workers to have a side job to earn a little extra money or pursue an area of interest. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, 29 percent of workers have a side hustle, a trend that is especially strong among the millennial demographic. Forty-four percent of those ages 25-34 and 39 percent of those 18-24 have a side gig, contrast to 29 percent of those 35-44, 22 percent of those 45-54 and 19 percent of those ages 55 and older.

Workers of all income levels are taking on side work. Nearly 1 in 5 workers making more than $75k (18 percent) and 12 percent of those making more than $100k presently have a gig outside of their full time job. This is contrast to a third of workers making below $50k (34 percent) and 34 percent earning below $35k.

Workers with side gigs are more common in the South than any other region in the U.S., at 34 percent. This compares to 29 percent of workers in the West, 27 percent in the Midwest and 23 percent in the Northeast.

Penn National Gaming, Inc (NASDAQ:PENN), gained 5.18% and closed at $13.80 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $13.04 and $13.82. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $12.50 and reached to max level of $19.05. Penn National Gaming, Inc. owns and manages gaming and racing facilities, and operates video gaming terminals with a focus on slot machine entertainment. The company operates through East/Midwest, West, and Southern Plains segments. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 27 facilities in 17 jurisdictions, counting Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia, and Ontario.

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