Posts Tagged ‘AIB’

Irish theme continues with AIB, F in gear, HEAT cools

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Allied Irish Banks (NYSE: AIB) gained 9.26 percent in price in early trading Thursday to $1.18. Volume of 3,292,252 shares rapidly approached the stock’s three-month daily average of 5,221,820. AIB announced Thursday that it will issue an Interim Management Statement during the day on Friday, November 19.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) shares flew off the shelves Thursday near noon, with volume of 109,785,493 shares towering over its usual daily volume of 77,227,800. Shares slid 1.95 percent Thursday, however, to $16.35. The carmaker currently the top shareholder in Mazda Motor Corp. announced Thursday that it will sell about 70% of its shareholdings in the Japanese automaker on the Tokyo stock market Friday, but the two automakers are expected to maintain their strategic alliance.

SmartHeat Inc. (NasdaqGM: HEAT) fell in price early Thursday by 10.71 percent to $5.05. Volume of 1,885,516 shares proved nearly five times its average for a full day. The company announced Thursday the pricing of its previously announced public offering of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement at a public offering price of $5.00 per share. The transaction is expected to close on or about November 23.

AIB reacts to EU speculation, BAC deals widely, RINO slumps on profit news

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Allied Irish Banks, PLC (NYSE: AIB) pumped stronger in price by 10.10 percent approaching midday in New York, to $1.14. Volume in this stock 3,451,782 shares, just shy of its three-month daily average of 4,945,550 shares.  Shares of Allied Irish picked up as speculation increases Ireland will get some sort of bailout from the European Union.

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) proved quite the active stock in Monday morning trading, exchanging 46,667,839 shares. Normal daily share volume is around 194,841,000. BAC shares gained 0.99 percent in price to $12.25. BAC said Monday 30-day- plus credit-card delinquencies fell to 5.60 percent in October from 5.71 percent in September. Write-offs rose to 10.15 percent from 9.99 percent on an annualized basis. The information was disclosed in a regulatory filing.

RINO International Corporation (NasdaqGS: RINO) listed downward 23.07 percent by midday Monday in New York to $8.47. Volume of 3,408,627 more than quadrupled its 3-month average for an entire day. The clean energy company reported net income was $8.8 million, or 31 cents a share, compared with $17.1 million, or 68 cents a share, last year. Revenue fell 17 percent to $52.1 million.