So far so good, I assured them. The Times-News and the Bureau of Land Management work hard together to push out information to the public about wildfires burning in their backyards, including critical information on road closures and evacuations. This process is almost like a dance, each step revealing more information about the blaze, which we get out to the public as soon as possible. While readers are hungry to know step-by-step information on fires - how big it is, where it is, whether it is spreading and when itll be controlled that information isnt always immediately available despite best efforts.
Pan American Silver Announces Strike at Bolivian Mine - Analyst Blog - NASDAQ.com
Effective Jan 1, 2014, Ford created the new Middle East & Africa business unit to capitalize on the growing importance of the Middle East and African markets. The unit covers the company's automotive business in 47 Ford markets in the North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa and Middle East regions. The unit is divided into two sub-regions - South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Middle East and North Africa - for efficient management. Ford currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Better-ranked automobile stocks worth considering include Meritor, Inc. ( MTOR ), Gentex Corp.
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( FDX ), Expeditors International of Washington Inc. ( EXPD ) and Radiant Logistics, Inc. ( RLGT ). UPS projects overall capital expenditure of over $2.5 billion this year, in concurrence with its capital spending estimate of 4% of revenues over the next five years.
Smucker Ups Quarterly Dividend by 10%; Rewards Shareholders - Analyst Blog - NASDAQ.com
Apart from bolstering shareholder value, this strategic move will also lift the relatively undervalued share price. Recently, the company reported its fourth-quarter fiscal 2014 adjusted earnings (excluding special project costs) of $1.21 per share, which declined from the prior-year adjusted earnings of $1.29 per share by 6% despite benefiting from lower outstanding share count. The year-over-year decline in earnings was due to lower operating income and the impact of a higher effective tax rate, partially offset by benefits from other income and lower interest expense. Earnings however exceeded the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.16 by 4.3%. Net sales in the fourth quarter declined 8% year over year to $1.234 billion.
UPS Expands in Brazil, Beefs Up International Territories - Analyst Blog - NASDAQ.com
The union is disputing the recent changes in senior management at the company's fully-owned subsidiary, Pan American Silver Bolivia. Access is currently allowed to only those who are responsible for maintenance of critical systems necessary to enable a smooth restart. The work, which was stopped on Jul 7, 2014, has had no material impact on Pan American to date. However, if the shut-down is extended then there will be an adverse impact on the annual production forecast for the San Vicente mine and eventually Pan American. Pan American is in talks with the union representatives and all interested parties to reach an agreeable solution.