Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) and Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI) Stocks Swing on Declaration- Yum! Brands, Inc … – Investing News Update

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Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) stock shows climbs of 1.74% and traded at a price of $21.09 in preceding trading session.

Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) reported that Company’s Board of Trustees has authorized and the Company has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.230 per common share and unit for the quarter ending June 30, 2017, an increase of $0.005 per share over the previous quarter.

“Recently we announce the 16th consecutive quarterly dividend to be paid by Physicians Realty Trust. Due to the strong and consistent performance of our team and high quality medical office building portfolio, we are pleased to provide the first increase in our quarterly dividend to be distributed to our shareholders. Investors from around the world are recognizing the value of reliable, growing cash flows generated by high quality outpatient care medical office facilities leased to healthcare systems and physicians. We are excited about our pipeline, our strong balance sheet, and our prospects for the future. Our strategy of building the best medical office portfolio, primarily through off-market acquisitions directly with the hospitals and physicians, is working well. When hospitals and physicians have a choice of landlord, they are more often choosing to work with Physicians Realty Trust. We are humbled and proud of the confidence and trust health systems have in us, and believe it will continue to provide bigger and better future opportunities. We look forward to discussing our second quarter 2017 results in August,” said John T. Thomas, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Its 52-week range quite noticeable, lower range was $23.19% and hit highest level of $-4.27%. The overall volume in the last trading session was 1.35 Million shares. The liquidity position of firm is on noticeable level, debt to equity ratio stands at 0.50.

Shares of Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) at the time when day-trade ended the stock finally surged 1.13% to close at $56.16. Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI) and General Electric Company (GE) reported that they have reached an contract with the Department of Justice that would allow the parties to complete their proposed transaction under U.S. law. Recently’s milestone represents important progress toward creating an oil and gas productivity leader positioned to deliver value for consumers, employees and shareholders.

Pursuant to a proposed consent decree filed recently in District Court in Washington, D.C., GE has agreed that it will divest its GE Water & Process Technologies business (“GE Water”) after closing the Baker Hughes transaction. GE reported in March that it had agreed to sell GE Water to Suez for $3.4 billion. No other remedies are required by recently’s proposed consent decree.

The companies also recently received clearance from the European Commission to complete the transaction without conditions, and Baker Hughes slated its shareholders vote for June 30. We look forward to completing our transaction and continue to target a mid-year close.

The volatility tends to amount of risk or uncertainty about size of changes in a security’s value; a higher volatility denotes that a security’s value can potentially be spread out over a larger range of values. The price volatility of BHI was 2.49% for a week and 2.21% for a month as well as price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 1.31. Shares price isolated negatively from its 50 days moving average with -3.63% and remote negatively from 200 days moving average with -3.59%.

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) makeup itself as poignant stock, knock down -1.63% to trade at $71.91. Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) reported that its subsidiaries KFC Holding Co., Pizza Hut Holdings, LLC and Taco Bell of America, LLC, as co-issuers have priced their previously reported notes offering and have agreed to issue and sell $750 million aggregate principal amount of 4.75% Senior Notes due 2027. The aggregate principal amount of Notes to be issued in the offering was surged to $750 million from the previously reported $500 million. The Notes will be sold to investors at par.

The Notes will be unsecured and will be guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by the Company and the Company’s domestic subsidiaries that guarantee the Issuers’ outstanding $2.1 billion senior unsecured notes and the Issuers’ senior secured credit facility. Net proceeds from the offering of the Notes will be used to pay the fees and expenses of the offering and to repay outstanding amounts under the Issuers’ revolving credit facility. The remainder of the net proceeds will be used to make a cash distribution to the Company to fund share buybacks, dividends and/or repayment of indebtedness. The closing of the Notes offering is slated to occur on June 15, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions.

The firm holds total outstanding shares are 353.65 million shares and floated shares were 348.77 million. As the returns are concern, firm surged its return on investment 36.30%.