Morning Buzz: Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE:BTU), Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE:ARO), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP), XL Group plc (NYSE:XL), Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO)

An issue of Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) bonds fell 2.5% as a percentage of their face value during trading on Tuesday, ARN reports. The debt issue has a 6.25% coupon and will mature on November 15, 2021. The debt is now trading at $91.25 and was trading at $93.25 last week. Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE:BTU) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is -12.20% and weekly performance is -18.01%. On last trading day company shares ended up $8.88. Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE:BTU) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -18.33%.

Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE:ARO) on Wednesday reported a loss of $52.3 million in its fiscal third quarter. On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had a loss of 66 cents. Losses, adjusted for asset impairment costs and non-recurring costs, came to 45 cents per share. Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE:ARO) shares decreased -22.26% in last trading session and ended the day at $2.48. ARO Gross Margin is 15.60% and its return on assets is -37.00%. Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE:ARO) quarterly performance is -40.81%.

A plunge in oil prices poses no risk to Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)’s financial targets, and should give a boost to exports and the economy, chief executive officer Hunter Harrison says. On 04 December, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) shares decreased -1.87% and was closed at $194.15. CP EPS growth in last 5 year was 5.20%. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) year to date (YTD) performance is 29.01%.

On Dec. 2, XL Group plc (NYSE:XL)’s global Insurance operation has appointed Tim Pitt to the newly created role of Head of Data, Analytics and Pricing to help drive XL Group’s data, analytics and pricing strategies and best practices across its global insurance operation. Based in London, Mr. Pitt reports to Susan Cross, XL Group plc’s Global Chief Actuary. XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) ended the last trading day at $35.77. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 0.83% and price to cash ratio as 3.92. XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) showed a weekly performance of 0.53%.

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) begin trading ex-dividend on December 03, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1325 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 19, 2014. Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) shares decreased -1.25% in last trading session and ended the day at $19.01. FLO Gross Margin is 47.90% and its return on assets is 7.50%. Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) quarterly performance is -1.30%.