On Friday, Shares of Unilever N.V. (ADR)(NYSE:UN), added 0.81% and closed at $46.10 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $45.82 and $46.30. Working Mother magazine recently recognized Unilever U.S. as one of the 2016 “Working Mother 100 Best Companies” for its outstanding leadership in creating progressive programs for its work force, in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave. The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com.
“Working parents face many unique challenges. We are honored to be recognized for supporting all of our incredible parents at Unilever,” said Mike Clementi, Unilever North America Vice President of Human Resources. “Providing an inclusive workplace for our employees is critical to our growth as a company. By offering the resources, policies and programs parents need to be successful both at work and at home, we are empowering all our employees to perform at their best across the organization. In the past year, we made great strides in supporting our employees, counting signing the White House Equal Pay Pledge and increasing our maternity leave benefit. While we are proud of the progress we have made, there is still much to do to advance this important agenda. We are honored to be recognized by Working Mother.”
Jennifer Owens, Editorial Director of Working Mother Media, says, “For 31 years, Working Mother has tracked the progress of companies that lead in creating a supportive workplace for America’s families. Now more than ever, with changing family dynamics, parental benefits are a key weapon in the war for talent. These companies aim to create the culture that attract the best talent.”
Northern Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:NTRS), jumped 1.93% and closed at $67.99 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $66.83 and $68.28. The company’s Market capitalization is $15.70 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 226.59 million. Northern Trust (NTRS) has made two new appointments in its Global Family & Private Investment Offices team in London to support the increasingly complex needs of ultra-high net worth families and their family offices and family foundations across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
These most recent appointments come as the Global Family & Private Investment Offices business continues to grow in EMEA. In the first half of 2016, the group raised its new client base by close to 20%.
Vignesh Vijayakumar has been designated as senior relationship manager for Northern Trust’s Global Family & Private Investment Offices group. In this newly created position, Vjayakumar will be responsible for supporting Northern Trust’s ultra-high net worth clients across EMEA. He joined Northern Trust from Royal Bank of Canada where he worked as an associate director. Vijayakumar trained as a Chartered Accountant in India and is a Chartered Member of the Securities & Investment Institute, UK and CPA Australia.
Yovan Dabee has been hired as senior wealth strategist. He will focus on increasing awareness of Northern Trust’s specialist wealth administration solutions across EMEA. During his career, Dabee worked for several banks across Europe counting Morgan Stanley, Barclays and BNP Paribas. He joined Northern Trust from Santander where he was a senior private banker.
Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), dropped -1.01% and closed at $113.73 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $113.63 and $115.45. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $78.83 and reached to max level of $127.20. Vulcan Materials Company produces and sells construction aggregates, asphalt mix, and ready-mixed concrete mainly in the United States. It operates through four segments: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete, and Calcium. The Aggregates segment offers crushed stone, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates, in addition to related products and services. This segments aggregates are used in publicly funded construction, such as highways, airports, and government buildings; and sold to federal, state, county, or municipal governments/agencies. The Asphalt Mix segment offers asphalt mix in Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas. The Concrete segment produces and sells ready-mixed concrete in Arizona, Georgia, Maryland, New Mexico, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C., and the Bahamas. The Calcium segment mines, produces, and sells calcium products for the animal feed, paint, plastics, water treatment, and joint compound industries.