On Tuesday, Shares of Banco Bradesco SA (ADR)(NYSE:BBD), subtract -0.38% and closed at $9.25 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $9.16 and $9.37. Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation declared recently that it has signed a new contract with the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA) of Los Angeles, California to provide eight years of maintenance services for SCRRA`s Metrolink commuter rail fleet. The contract is valued at about $23 million US ($30 million CAD, 21 million euro) per year and is subject to adjustment based on any changes to the current service plan. The agreement includes a single four-year option.
While the new contract will take effect on January 1, 2017, Bombardier has been providing maintenance services for Metrolink under previous contracts since 1998. Among its responsibilities, Bombardier ensures the availability and reliability of Metrolink`s fleet of locomotives and passenger cars, counting BOMBARDIER BiLevel coaches. Bombardier`s maintenance on-time performance average over the past 12 months is 99.87 percent.
Metrolink is the third leading commuter rail agency in the United States based on directional route miles and the eighth leading based on annual ridership, serving Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Venture Counties. Working together with Metrolink and its other partners, Bombardier contributes to the improved mobility, cleaner air, and improved quality of life that public transportation brings to this fast-growing, increasingly congested region.
Dollar General Corp.(NYSE:DG), subtract -2.37% and closed at $68.05 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $67.95 and $69.28. The company’s Market capitalization is $19.09 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 281.74 million. Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, counting paper and cleaning products comprising paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food products, such as cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; perishables consisting of milk, eggs, bread, frozen meals, beer, and wine; snacks that comprise candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, such as over-the-counter medicines, in addition to soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene, and foot care products; pet products, which include pet supplies and pet food; and tobacco products. It also provides seasonal products, counting decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery products, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware products, and automotive and home office supplies; and home products consisting of kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen products, beds, and bath soft goods. In addition, the company offers apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, in addition to socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories.
Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M), gained 0.77% and closed at $36.56 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $36.08 and $36.60. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $29.94 and reached to max level of $52.48. For the past decade, Redwood City-based Balsam Hill has been spreading Christmas cheer to families around the world with its highly-realistic artificial Christmas trees and holiday décor. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Balsam Hill is partnering with Macy’s (NYSE:M) to debut “Deck The Halls,” a wondrous float bringing the magic of Christmas to life in the 90th Anniversary Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®. For more than 3.5 million spectators and more than 50 million viewers nationwide, the Macy’s Parade signifies the starting of the holiday season and Balsam Hill is happy to be part of such a long-standing tradition. As part of the 10-year celebration, Balsam Hill is giving away a trip for four to New York City to attend the Parade and witness the float make its debut.
“Since our inception, it was our intention to be a long-standing holiday tradition that families around the world welcome into their home. After a decade, we can now realize that dream and join the float family of one of our world’s most beloved holiday traditions that millions welcome into their home, as they tune in to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,” said Thomas Harman, CEO of Balsam Brands.
“What people are going to see coming down the parade route on Thanksgiving is an exceptional float. It is perfect for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,” said Amy Kule, executive producer of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. She added, “Balsam Hill, to me, is about family celebration – and this is a family celebration … Balsam Hill tells that story.”