Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE:MRO) closed its $2.7 billion deal to sell its Norwegian business, the Houston-based company said Oct. 15. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 19.60% and weekly performance is -3.68%. On last trading day company shares ended up $33.00. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -13.14%.
Bank of America downgraded shares of Corning (NYSE:GLW) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research note released on Tuesday morning, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. They currently have $20.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $24.00. Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) shares moved up 0.27% in last trading session and ended the day at $18.85. GLW Gross Margin is 41.40% and its return on assets is 4.30%. Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) quarterly performance is -5.28%.
On Oct 23, WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WGL) announced that it will hold a live Internet webcast of its fourth quarter fiscal year 2014 earnings conference call at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time Thursday, November 13, 2014. On 27 October, WGL Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WGL) shares moved up 0.61% and was closed at $46.09. WGL EPS growth in last 5 year was -7.80%. WGL Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WGL) year to date (YTD) performance is 20.06%.
On Oct 17, Assurant Specialty Property, has agreed to sell its general agency business and associated insurance carrier, American Reliable Insurance Co., to Global Indemnity plc (NASDAQ:GBLI), the U.S. subsidiary of Dublin-based Global Indemnity, for approximately $114 million in cash. Global Indemnity plc (NASDAQ:GBLI) ended the last trading day at $27.71. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.67% and price to cash ratio as 5.92. Global Indemnity plc (NASDAQ:GBLI) showed a weekly performance of -1.04%.
On Oct. 23, Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) line workers took home 11 awards at the International Lineman’s Rodeo Oct. 18 in Bonner Springs, Kan. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) shares moved up 0.39% in last trading session and ended the day at $80.61. DUK Gross Margin is 69.30% and its return on assets is 1.90%. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) quarterly performance is 10.18%.