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U.S.-listed fuel cell makers, already on a tear in recent months, have surged in value since Plug Power Inc announced a contract last week to supply Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
FuelCell Energy's shares surged 25 percent to a four-year high of $3.40 in early trading, with 58 million shares changing hands by 1055 ET, making them among biggest movers both in percentage and volume terms on the Nasdaq. The company's shares, along with those of Plug Power Inc and Ballard Power Systems Inc have been on a tear in recent months.
MEXICO CITY, Feb 26- A string of recent acquisitions helped to boost fourth-quarter sales volumes at Coca-Cola Femsa, Latin America's biggest Coke bottler, but the cost of financing the deals cut sharply into its profit.
BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb 23- Investors are growing impatient with the makers of global brands like Cadbury chocolate, Campbell Soup and Tide laundry detergent, as these stalwart consumer products companies try to boost profits through cost cuts and brand makeovers while smaller rivals take risks and grab market share.
BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb 21- Coca-Cola Co on Friday announced deals to sell bottling operations in the greater Chicago and central Florida areas as it slowly undoes its 2010 purchase of its North American bottler.
BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb 21- Coca-Cola Co on Friday announced deals to sell bottling operations in Greater Chicago and Central Florida, as it slowly undoes its 2010 purchase of its North American bottler.
The announcement from the world's biggest soda company came hours after rival PepsiCo was hit with a renewed push from billionaire activist investor Nelson Peltz to split its challenged North American beverage business from its more robust snacks operation.
Feb 20- Coca-Cola Co said Chief Financial Officer Gary Fayard would retire in May after serving the company for more than 20 years. Coke's shares were up 0.72 percent at $37.37 on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
Just days ago, PepsiCo rejected Peltz's call to get it to spin off its slow-growing beverage business from its flourishing snacks division.
Stocks finished near session lows in volatile trading Wednesday, with the Nasdaq snapping an eight-day winning streak, as investors digested minutes from the Fed's latest policy meeting.
BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb 19- Nespresso is launching a new single-serve coffee brewer that makes larger American-sized portions, putting its Swiss parent Nestle in direct competition with U.S. market leader Green Mountain Coffee Roasters.
Your daily K-Cup habit shouldn't get more expensive as coffee commodity prices skyrocket, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters' CEO told CNBC.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters stock is up around 50 percent since announcing its 10-year partnership with Coca-Cola. Green Mountain's CEO Brian Kelley says this is a "real good deal for both companies." CNBC's Sara Eisen reports.
Pete Benson, Partner at investment advisory firm, Beacon Capital Management, discusses Coca-cola's slump on the stock market, after posting a decline in fourth-quarter sales.
Stocks mostly rose on Tuesday amid a large acquisition and data disregarded as weather related.
*Forest Labs shares soar; Actavis agrees to buy company. NEW YORK, Feb 18- The S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose on Tuesday, following Wall Street's biggest weekly gain of the year, as merger activity increased confidence that there is value in the stock market even as the benchmark index nears a record high.
U.S. bonds traded higher on Tuesday, as markets reopened after the President's Day long weekend.
*Forest Labs shares jump, Actavis to purchase. NEW YORK, Feb 18- U.S. stocks edged up on Tuesday, following Wall Street's biggest gain of the year, as merger activity boosted confidence there is still value in the market even as the S&P 500 nears a record high.