U.S. Stock Market Movers News Highlights: Berry Plastics Group, Crown Holdings, Kinder Morgan, Seadrill, Noble Corporation, Prologis, Transocean
Jul 19, 13 U.S. Stock Market Movers News Highlights: Berry Plastics Group, Crown Holdings, Kinder Morgan, Seadrill, Noble Corporation, Prologis, Transocean

Berry Plastics Group Inc (NYSE:BERY) reported an offering of 15 million shares from stockholders priced at $21.63 per share, aligned with its Wednesday ending price.

Berry Plastics Group Inc (NYSE:BERY) last session’s volume of 7.75 million shares was higher than its average volume of 585,337 shares. The stock, after opening at $22.32, hit a high price of $24.03 and then closed at $23.99 by scoring +10.91%.

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Shares of Crown Holdings, Inc (NYSE:CCK) moved up, after fiscal Q2 profit fell 0.7 percent, as the company’s higher interest costs cut into sales gains, however, the food-packaging company’s core EPS hiked.

Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCK), on July 18 2013, increased +3.67%, to the closing price of $44.06. The overall volume in the last trading session was 2.37 million shares. Its fifty two weeks range was $33.74 – $45.25. The total market capitalization remained at $6.34 billion.

Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) swung to profit in fiscal Q2, as earnings hiked at its Kinder Morgan Energy Partners affiliate and El Paso Pipeline Partners bottom line lifted by 35 percent.

Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) declined -0.15%, reaching at $39.52, after hovering between $39.47 and $40.10. This stock is ahead of its 52-week low 26.19% and lagging behind its 52-week high price -4.75%. CCK last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.95%.

The Switzerland based Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) announced fiscal Q2 earnings moved up 11 percent, as the offshore oil driller’s revenue continued to strengthen and as it logged a smaller tax provision.

Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) increased +1.00%, to the closing price of $40.41. The stock showed weekly up performance of +3.01%, which was maintained for the month at +5.02%. Likewise, the positive performance for the quarter was recorded as +11.02% and for the year was +18.82%, while the YTD performance remained at +16.86%.

With a recent gain of +0.02%, to $42.83, the share price of Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL) has moved forward from its 20 days moving average +4.96% and positively from its 50 days moving average with +6.79%.

Moody’s Investors Service lifted its outlook on the warehouse real-estate investment trust, Prologis Inc (NYSE:PLD), to positive from stable, mentioning the company’s higher operational metrics.

Prologis Inc (NYSE:PLD) last session’s volume of 2.34 million shares was lower than its average volume of 3.67 million shares. The stock, after opening at $40.00, hit a high price of $40.46 and then closed at $40.44 by scoring +1.18%.

With a recent gain of +0.55%, to $49.31, the share price of Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG) has moved forward from its 20 days moving average +1.74% and negatively from its 50 days moving average -2.26%.

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