On Friday, Shares of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM), subtract -0.38% and closed at $95.83 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $95.82 and $96.74. Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) recently was recognized for the first time as a Top Employer in Africa for the company’s excellent work environment and exceptional development opportunities for employees. Top Employer certification is the result of an independent assessment by the Top Employers Institute, which presented national honors to PMI teams in 5 African countries: Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Senegal, and South Africa. Earlier this year, PMI received national honors in 24 countries across Europe and the Middle East.
“At PMI, we know that our people are our greatest strength. This is why we continuously strive to provide an inspiring, diverse and inclusive workplace,” said Alejandro Lamas, PMI Vice President of Human Resources, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. “This most recent recognition is a testament to our work for continued development and leadership advancement of our people, allowing them to grow, and to build our business recently and for the future.”
Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY), dropped -0.91% and closed at $79.27 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $79.21 and $80.32. The company’s Market capitalization is $86.70 Billion with the total outstanding Shares of 1.10 billion. HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY) recently declared that Alex Michael Azar II has been designated to the HMS Board of Directors, effective October 11, 2016. Mr. Azar is President, Lilly USA, LLC, the leading associate of Eli Lilly & Company (LLY). Before joining Lilly, Mr. Azar was the Deputy Secretary (2005-2007) and General Counsel (2001-2005) at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
“Alex Azar brings an important blend of government and industry experience to our Board,” said Bill Lucia, Chairman and CEO. “He has an informed perspective on healthcare policy which will enrich our Board dialogue. In addition, Alex has extensive experience with big data in his current role at Lilly which is particularly relevant as we expand into the care administration and data analytics field with our recent acquisition of Essette.”
GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), lost -0.35% and closed at $25.38 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $25.11 and $25.69. The company’s Market capitalization is $2.63 Billion with the total outstanding Shares of 103.98 million. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $24.33 and reached to max level of $47.62.GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, will once again close all of its nearly 4,000 U.S. retail locations, headquarters, refurbishment center and two distribution centers for the Thanksgiving holiday. This year, GameStop is encouraging all retailers to close their stores on Thanksgiving so that all store associates can enjoy the holiday with their family and friends.
“We love retail and serving our customers, but we are even more passionate about one of our core values: Protecting the Family,” said Mike Buskey, executive vice president and president of U.S. stores. “We believe strongly that our associates are the heart of our company and they and our customers should have the opportunity to spend the Thanksgiving holiday relaxing with family and friends, and not worrying where to find the best shopping deals.”