Smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) sold most of its Canadian real estate — more than 3 million square feet — earlier this year for $278 million. Last Thursday the company announced that it has agreed to sell an R&D facility in Germany to Volkswagen for an undisclosed sum. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) stock performance was -0.47% in last session and finished the day at $10.61. Traded volume was 6.02million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 13.00million shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.19. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) insider ownership is 15.01%.
This week, aluminum producer Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) will get the earnings season started on Tuesday with second-quarter results after the closing bell. Family Dollar Stores, Inc will report quarterly results on Thursday. On Friday, earnings will be released by Fastenal Co, a supplier to the construction and manufacturing industries, and Wells Fargo & Co , the largest U.S. mortgage lender. Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) rose 0.88 percent to $14.98 Thursday on volume of 7.82million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $14.83 to $15.07. Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) has a market capitalization of $17.56billion.
Micron Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MU) VP Brian Shirley sold 64,750 shares of Micron Technology stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.06, for a total value of $2,205,385.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 393,581 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $13,405,369. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)’s stock on July 03, 2014 reported a decrease of -0.09% to the closing price of $33.73. Its fifty two weeks range is $12.31 -$34.50. The total market capitalization recorded $36.12billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 13.88million shares. In its share capital, MU has 1.07billion outstanding shares.
Europe could eventually get a tenth of its power needs via shale gas fracking, if it can overcome reservations such as those voiced in recommendations from two German cabinet ministers, the European Union’s energy commissioner was quoted as saying. Guenther Oettinger, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, told the BZ am Sonntag newspaper Germany should keep its options open when EU states such as Britain and Poland appear willing to exploit shale gas. Companies including ExxonMobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) and BASF SE’s oil and gas arm Wintershall have pushed to explore possibilities for fracking in Germany. On Thursday, shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) advanced 1.00% to close the day at $102.59. Company return on investment (ROI) is 8.20% and its monthly performance is recorded as 2.55%. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) quarterly revenue growth is 5.47%.
Fujitsu Limited (ADR) (OTCMKTS:FJTSY), the market leader in document imaging scanners, announced on 02 July 2014 that Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide, has named the Fujitsu ScanSnap SV600 a gold winner of the 9th Annual 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the Accessories category. Fujitsu Limited (ADR) (OTCMKTS:FJTSY) stock performance was 1.69% in last session and finished the day at $38.00. Traded volume was 1,093.00million shares in the last session. The beta of the stock remained 1.11.