On Friday, Shares of BHP Billiton plc (ADR)(NYSE:BBL), added 0.34% and closed at $29.55 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $29.54 and $30.21. BHP Billiton Plc, together with its auxiliaries, operates as a resources company that discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide. It operates through four segments: Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal. The company engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas; development and mining of potash; and mining of copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, gold, iron ore, metallurgical coal, and thermal coal. It is also involved in the exploration, development, and production of hydrocarbons; and provision of freight, administrative, and logistics services. In addition, the company engages in marketing and trading, and finance businesses, in addition to is involved in nickel mining, smelting, refining, and administrative business. The company was formerly known as Billiton Plc.
Idera Pharmaceuticals Inc(NASDAQ:IDRA), DROPPED -3.78% and closed at $1.78 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $1.78 and $1.90. The company’s Market capitalization is $ 250.63 Million with the total Outstanding Shares of 146.34 Million. Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IDRA) (“Idera” or the “Company”) recently declared the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 25,000,000 shares of common stock for a public offering price of $2.00 per share. The Company has granted to the underwriters participating in the offering a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 3,750,000 shares of common stock. All of the shares in the offering are to be sold by Idera. The offering is expected to close on or about October 13, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.
The gross proceeds to Idera from this offering are expected to be about $50.0 million, before underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses. Idera intends to use the net proceeds from this offering, together with existing cash, cash equivalents and investments, to advance clinical development of certain of its programs. J.P. Morgan and Goldman, Sachs & Co. are acting as joint bookrunning managers for the offering. Wedbush PacGrow and JMP Securities are acting as co-managers.
Hartford Financial Services Group Inc(NYSE:HIG), JUMPED 1.05% and closed at $43.31 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $43.20 and $43.82. The company’s Market capitalization is $16.89 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 387.92 Million. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $36.54 and reached to max level of $49.41. Every 86 seconds a home fire is stated in the U.S. and 33 percent of fires are started by children ages 6-9.* In Syracuse, the fire department has responded to 168 fires this year and to 231 fires in 2015.
To assist educate children in Syracuse about the importance of fire prevention and safety, The Hartford is partnering with the school district and fire department to bring the company’s Junior Fire Marshal program to the city.
“Teaching our young people about fire prevention is about saving lives for years to come and the Syracuse Fire Department takes that responsibility very seriously,” said Syracuse Mayor Stephanie A. Miner. “I thank The Hartford for their support in our continued efforts.”
The Hartford will grant $10,000 each to the Syracuse Fire Department and the Syracuse Public School District to support ongoing fire safety education.
“We are thankful to The Hartford for bringing their Junior Fire Marshal program to Syracuse to assist raise awareness on the importance of fire prevention,” said Sen. David J. Valesky. “Their commitment and generosity to this community will assist ensure our children will have the resources needed to learn how to stay safe in the event of a fire.