March 10, 2014
The company: AMN Healthcare Services Inc. Headquarters: San Diego Ticker: AHS Employees: 1,900 Leadership: Susan R. Salka, 49, chief executive since 2005 2013 revenue: $1 billion 2013 net income: $32.9 million Stock price: $14.47 at Friday's close 52-week range : $11.30 to $16.20 P/E ratio: 20, based on estimated 2014 earnings Quarterly dividend: none
March 2, 2014
The company: William Lyon Homes Headquarters: Newport Beach Ticker: WLH Employees: 225 Leadership: Bill H. Lyon, 39, chief executive since March 2013 2013 revenue: $573 million 2013 net income: $128 million Stock price: $30.93 at Friday's close 52-week range: $10.31 to $34.98 P/E ratio: 16, based on estimated 2014 earnings Dividend: none
February 18, 2014 |
In spinning off its publishing business, Tribune Co. will pick up a dividend that could be about $325 million from the new public company, which would consist of the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune and six other daily newspapers. Although the exact amount won't be determined until the separation agreement is final, expected in midyear, Tribune has indicated that the dividend it would receive from Tribune Publishing Co. would be worth about $325 million. That figure is contained in a document related to Tribune's purchase in December of a group of television stations.
January 2, 2014 |
WASHINGTON - Federal officials swooped in to rescue mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2008 with the largest of all the financial crisis bailouts - a combined $187.5 billion - because they were considered too big to fail. Now, despite bipartisan support to shut them down, Fannie and Freddie may prove to be too profitable to close. Fannie and Freddie play a vital role in the mortgage market by purchasing or guaranteeing more than 6 in 10 new loans. And the housing market's recovery has reversed the finances of the once-private companies, now wards of the U.S. government.
December 30, 2013
The company: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Headquarters: Pasadena Ticker: JEC Employees: 48,600 Leadership: Craig L. Martin, chief executive since 2006 Fiscal 2013 revenue: $11.8 billion Fiscal 2013 net income: $423 million Stock price: $61.73 at Friday's close 52-week range: $41.50 to $64.27 P/E ratio: 17, based on estimated fiscal 2014 earnings Quarterly dividend: none
December 16, 2013
The company: Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. Headquarters: Los Angeles Ticker: RS Employees: 14,000 Leadership: David Hannah, chief executive since 1999 2012 revenue: $8.4 billion 2012 net income: $404 million Stock price: $72.34 at Friday's close 52-week range: $59.16 to $76.78 P/E ratio: 17, based on estimated 2013 earnings Quarterly dividend: 33 cents, a current yield of 1.8%