Street Highjack By Active Movers: Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK), Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 0.20% to close at $4.89 with the total traded volume of 13.51 Million shares. November saw the announcement that many industry watchers had been waiting for, the return of the Nokia name on a smartphone. The resurrection of the former telecoms giant will come through the licensing of the brand to Finnish company HMD Global, who reported that the first Android-powered handsets would be launched in the first half of 2017.

No further details on the upcoming product line have been reported, although the presence of HMD at the annual Mobile World Congress event in February – a venue traditionally associated with smartphone launches and used by Nokia as such many times in the past – is seen as the most likely date for details to be reported. The firm has institutional ownership of 5.40%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 1.30. NOK attains analyst recommendation of 2.40 with week performance of 5.63%.

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) [Trend Analysis] surged reacts as active mover, shares an increase 0.55% to traded at $69.79 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was -0.29%. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) declared the pricing terms of its previously declared cash tender offer for up to an aggregate purchase price of $500,000,000 of its 6.900% Senior Notes due 2039 and its 6.45% Senior Notes due 2040. The Tender Offer is being made upon, and is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase, dated December 5, 2016, and the related Letter of Transmittal.

In accordance with the terms of the Tender Offer, the withdrawal deadline was 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on December 16, 2016. As a result, tendered Notes may no longer be withdrawn, except in certain limited circumstances where additional withdrawal rights are required by law. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 1.28 and price to cash ratio remained 5.36. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 12.70% and return on investment was 12.40% while its return on asset stayed at 2.00%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 0.25.

 

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