On Friday, Shares of Hain Celestial Group Inc (NASDAQ:HAIN), added 1.28% and closed at $35.58 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $35.01 and $35.78. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells organic and natural products in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Europe. Its grocery products include infant formula; infant, toddler, and kids foods; diapers and wipes; rice and grain-based products; flour and baking mixes; breads, hot and cold cereals, pasta, condiments, cooking and culinary oils, granolas, granola bars, and cereal bars; canned, chilled fresh, aseptic, and instant soups; Greek-style yogurt; chilies and packaged grains; and chocolates and nut butters, in addition to plant-based beverages and frozen desserts, such as soy, rice, almond, and coconut. The companys grocery products also comprise juices, hot-eating, chilled and frozen desserts, cookies, crackers, gluten-free frozen entrees and bars, frozen pastas and ethnic meals, frozen fruits and vegetables, cut fresh fruits, refrigerated and frozen soy protein meat-alternative products, tofu, seitan and tempeh products, jams, fruit spreads and jelly, honey, marmalade, and other food products. In addition, it provides snack products, such as potato, root vegetable, and other vegetable chips, in addition to straws, tortilla chips, whole grain chips, pita chips, puffs, and popcorn; specialty teas, counting herbal, green, black, wellness, rooibos, and chai tea lattes; ready-to-drink beverages comprising organic kombucha and chai tea lattes; personal care products consisting of skin, hair and oral care, deodorants, baby care items, acne treatment, body washes, and sunscreens; and poultry and protein products, such as turkey and chicken products.
Fidelity National Information Servcs Inc (NYSE:FIS), jumped 0.25% and closed at $77.03 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $76.28 and $77.31. The company’s Market capitalization is $25.31 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 327.83 million. Worldwide, people make more than $1.7 trillion in non-cash payments every year. Making those payments as instant and open as cash is a top priority for FIS™ (FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, and it has made great headway toward such a aim by putting payments solutions in place around the world.
FIS’ Open Payment Framework (OPF) and the applications derived from this state-of-the-art technology are built to facilitate customer-facing organizations to offer more insight, lower costs and improved flexibility to better manage consumer adoption. OPF already has been implemented this year by financial institutions in Hong Kong, India and Canada to facilitate cross-border, ACH and wire transfers, and to provide customers with a single view on all their payments.
Meanwhile, in Australia, FIS secured several wins in the National Payments Platform (NPP) program, which is designed to bring real-time payments to consumers across the country. In Australia, FIS will provide open, flexible payments support that will move money instantly across any channel.
FIS’ OPF regional solutions, which branch from its global standard payment hub, also will be able to support new schemes as they appear in the Eurozone and the United States.
“Real-time payments are about more than just speed. They’re about creating frictionless commerce, and a financial world in which the entire payment process – from the sale and invoicing to funds transfer to processing to reconciliation – occurs easily and right away,” said Anthony Jabbour, chief operating officer, Banking & Payments, FIS. “An open payments system can also provide opportunities for financial institutions to assist both commercial and retail customers better understand and manage their financial picture with greater ease.”
Cepheid (NASDAQ:CPHD), dropped -0.08% and closed at $52.69 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $52.67 and $52.79. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $25.09 and reached to max level of $53.91.Cepheid, a molecular diagnostics company, develops, manufactures, and markets integrated systems for testing in the clinical and non-clinical markets. Its systems facilitate molecular testing for organisms and genetic-based diseases by automating manual laboratory procedures. The company mainly offers GeneXpert system that integrates sample preparation in addition to DNA amplification and detection. The GeneXpert system is designed for reference laboratories, hospital central laboratories, and satellite testing locations, such as emergency departments and intensive care units within hospitals, in addition to physician offices and other alternate site laboratories. The company offers GeneXpert system for testing in the areas of healthcare-associated infections, critical infectious disease, sexual health, virology, oncology, and genetics. It also provides SmartCycler system, which integrates DNA amplification and detection to allow analysis of a sample; and Xpert tests for use on the GeneXpert system. The company sells its products through its direct sales force and distributors worldwide. It has partnershiparrangements with Life Technologies Corporation to develop reagents for use in the USPS BDS program; Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics to develop tests that can detect mycobacterium tuberculosis and associated rifampin resistance from human sputum samples; and Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop Xpert Ebola, an Ebola test to be run on its GeneXpert Systems.