Stocks in Focus: Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS), LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB), McDermott International (NYSE:MDR)

On Thursday, Shares of Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS), subtract -2.43% and closed at $8.04 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $8.02 and $8.27. Staples, Inc. (SPLS), one of the world’s leading internet retailers, recently declared the availability of Apple Pay on its mobile website, providing customers with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient.

Staples business customers have already been using Apple Pay for purchases within the Staples iPhone app and in Staples’ stores. Now users visiting Staples’ mobile website with Safari will have the ability to check out using Apple Pay with just a finger on Touch ID, with no need to manually fill out lengthy account forms or repeatedly type in shipping and billing information.

“Staples’ customers demand seamless check-out when making purchases on the go, so they can get back to running their business,” said Faisal Masud, executive vice president, global e-commerce, Staples. “Apple Pay on Staples’ mobile web lets customers securely shop on their phone without having to open an app. We’ve been very happy with the response to Apple Pay in our iPhone app and look forward to similar success with this new, seamless option on mobile web.”

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB), jumped 3.39 % and closed at $84.09 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $81.20 and $84.59. The company’s Market capitalization is $35.61 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 415.72 Million. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. operates as a manufacturer of chemicals and polymers, refiner of crude oil, producer of gasoline blending components, and developer and licensor of technologies for production of polymers. The company operates in five segments: Olefins and Polyolefins—Americas; Olefins and Polyolefins—Europe, Asia, International; Intermediates and Derivatives; Refining; and Technology. It produces and markets olefins, counting ethylene, propylene, and butadiene; polyolefins, which consist of high density polyethylene, low density polyethylene, linear low density polyethylene, and polypropylene (PP); specialty polyolefins comprising PP compounds, catalloy process resins, and polybutene-1 resins; and aromatics, which include benzene. The company also produces and markets propylene oxide (PO); PO co-products, such as styrene monomers and tertiary butyl alcohol; PO derivatives consisting of propylene glycol, propylene glycol ethers, and butanediol; acetyls, counting methanol, acetic acid, and vinyl acetate monomers; and ethylene derivatives, such as ethylene oxide, ethylene glycol, ethylene glycol ethers, and ethanol. In addition, it refines gasoline and components, ultra low sulfur diesel, jet fuel, lube oils, and aromatics. Further, the company develops and licenses chemical, polyolefin, and other process technologies, in addition to provides associated engineering and other services; and develops, manufactures, and sells polyolefin catalysts.

McDermott International (NYSE:MDR), gained 1.34 % and closed at $5.28 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $5.22 and $5.33. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $2.20 and reached to max level of $6.00. McDermott International, Inc. provides engineering, procurement, construction and installation, and module fabrication services for upstream field developments worldwide. It operates through three segments: the Americas, Europe and Africa; the Middle East; and Asia. The company delivers fixed and floating production facilities, pipeline installations, and subsea systems from concept to commissioning for offshore and subsea oil and gas projects. Its operations include fabrication and offshore installation of fixed and floating structures; and the installation of pipelines and subsea systems, in addition to provision of shallow water and deep water construction services.

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