PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with -2.37% to $20.39. PulteGroup Inc. (PHM) stated that it has designated Ryan Marshall, PulteGroup’s President, as Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Marshall, who has also become a member of the Board, succeeds Richard Dugas, Jr. who earlier this year revealed his intent to retire.
Dugas will continue as Executive Chairman of the Board through the Firm’s 2017 yearly meeting of shareholders. Most recently, Marshall served as PulteGroup’s President with accountability for the Firm’s homebuilding operations and its marketing and strategy departments. Previous to being appointedPresident, Mr. Marshall was Executive Vice President of Homebuilding Operations. Other previous roles included Area President for the Firm’s Southeast Area, Area President for Florida, Division President in both South Florida and Orlando, and Area Vice President of Finance. The share price of PHM attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 1.81%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 40.88% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -9.02%.
3M Firm (NYSE:MMM) [Trend Analysis] plunged reacts as active mover, shares a loss -0.78% to traded at $178.70 and the percentage gap among open changing to regular change was -0.76%. 3M Co. (MMM) stated that it has entered into an contract to sell the assets of its temporary protective films business to Pregis LLC.
3M’s temporary protective films business is a provider of adhesive-backed temporary protective films used in a broad range of industries, comprising automotive, appliance, metalworking, building and construction. The business has yearly global sales of about $50 million. About 90 3M employees who primarily support 3M’s temporary protective films business in Conover, N.C., and field-based employees are predictable to join Pregis following the sale of the business. The firm’s current ratio calculated as 1.60 for the most recent quarter. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 3.63 and price to cash ratio remained 58.61. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 41.20% and return on investment was 22.00% while its return on asset stayed at 14.80%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 0.99.