Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) [Trend Analysis] surged reacts as active mover, shares an advance 0.36% to traded at $64.87 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was 0.42%. Microsoft (MSFT) declared that it may be getting ready to enforce a new support policy for Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 that was reported last year, a recently-revised support document signaled.
Personal computers powered by the latest processors from AMD, Intel and Qualcomm will be blocked from receiving security updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, according to the support document. “Your PC uses a processor that isn’t supported on this version of Windows and you won’t receive updates,” one potential message stated. The firm’s current ratio calculated as 2.00 for the most recent quarter. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 5.83 and price to cash ratio remained 4.07. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 23.50% and return on investment was 13.50% while its return on asset stayed at 8.30%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 1.23.
Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 1.46% to close at $22.88 with the total traded volume of 4.42 Million shares. Huntsman Corporation (HUN) has reported a plan to close the white end finishing and packaging operation of its titanium dioxide (TiO2) manufacturing facility based in Calais, France, during the third quarter 2017.The reported plan follows the 2015 closure of the black end manufacturing operations and would result in the closure of the entire facility. 108 positions on the site will be affected.
The plan to close the Calais white end is structured to allow completion of any remaining obligations to any third parties and regulators.Simon Turner, President of Huntsman Pigments and Additives division, commented: “The planned closure of the Calais facility further optimizes our manufacturing network and will increase our recently reported business improvement program by $15 million to a total annual benefit of $90 million. Our priority is to communicate with our Calais employees and their representative groups, along with local community leaders, to ensure that the planned closure is safely and effectively managed.” The firm has institutional ownership of 74.80%, while insider ownership included 2.80%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 0.57. HUN attains analyst recommendation of 2.30 with week’s performance of 5.12%.