MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) released that it has signed into a contract to purchase Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) for $600M, subject to customary purchase price adjustments. Applied Predictive Technologies is a leading cloud-based analytics provider. APT’s Test & Learn platform helps companies tailor investments and maximize bottom-line impact by harnessing analytics to design, measure and calibrate marketing, merchandising, operations and capital initiatives. MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) hit high price of $91.26 to closed at $89.75 by moving down -1.07% with session volume was recorded 4.85 Million. As concerns of stock price volatility, it was 1.93% for a week and 1.57% for a month.
Retractable Technologies, Inc. (NYSEMKT:RVP) released that on April 23, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division, entered an Amended Final Judgment in RTI’s suit against Becton, Dickinson and Company (“BD”) for antitrust and other claims. The Amended Final Judgment states: 1. BD attempted to monopolize the safety syringe market. 2. BD committed false advertising under the Lanham Act. 3. RTI recovers from BD $340,524,042.00. 4. RTI recovers from BD its attorneys’ fees in the amount of $11,722,823.20. While, Retractable Technologies, Inc. (NYSEMKT:RVP) closed at $4.20 with crashes down of -2.33% in last trading session. The firm has annual sales growth for the past five year of -2.40%. While past twelve months price to sales ratio recorded as 3.37 and price to cash ratio remained 5.26.
Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (NYSE:APD) released that it has reached on a product supply agreement with Big River Steel, LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, Air Products will operate an air separation unit (ASU) producing multiple industrial gases and a PRISM® hydrogen generator. The onstream target for all the units is July 2016. Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (NYSE:APD) moved up 0.67% to close the session at $151.06 having average volume of 968.75. The stock held beta value of 1.20, while return on equity ratio was 13.80%.