Trending Stocks on the Watch List: Newmont Mining Corp (NEM), Yahoo! (YHOO)


Newmont Mining Corp (NYSE:NEM)

Stock’s Trading Stats:

Newmont Mining Corp (NYSE:NEM) is trading up with a percentage change of 2.67% and is at $31.94 right now. The Company’s market capitalization stands at $16.89 Billion in the current trading Session whereas, its outstanding shares are 530.53 Million.

Recent Press Release:

Newmont Mining Corp (NEM) on April 22, 2016 released results of the Company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on April 20, 2016. The following matters were voted upon at the meeting: the election of Directors; the ratification of the appointment of the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2016; and the advisory vote on the compensation of the Named Executive Officers.

The advisory vote on the compensation of Named Executive Officers (“Say on Pay”) allows stockholders to express their opinions regarding the decisions of the Compensation Committee on the prior year’s compensation to Named Executive Officers. The proposal asked stockholders to evaluate whether the Company’s executive compensation program is well-designed, appropriately aligns executive pay with Company performance and incentivizes desirable behavior. The measure was approved by a vote of more than 91 percent of votes cast.

The Company’s Director nominees were all elected with more than 98 percent of votes cast, and the appointment of the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2016 was approved by more than 99 percent of votes cast.

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)

Stock’s Trading Stats:

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is surging 0.40% percent and is at $37.38 in the Real-Time trading session. The stock’s market capitalization stands at $35.16 Billion with outstanding shares of 945.85 Million.

Recent Press Release:

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) on April 19, 2016 reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016.

Business Highlights

  • Strategic Alternatives Update
  • The Board of Directors at Yahoo formed a strategic review committee of independent directors to consider strategic alternatives for the company alongside its continued consideration of a reverse spin. Since the launch of the process in February, management has worked diligently with the committee and its independent legal and financial advisors to engage with interested strategic and financial parties.

Company Updates

  • Introduced an enhanced mobile search experience making it easier for users to get the most relevant, specialized information about sports teams, players, presidential candidates and movies.
  • Launched new features for Yahoo Mail Android and iOS apps that help users stay organized and get more things done quickly. New features include customizable swipe options, actionable notifications, recent attachment features, new colorful themes and 3D gestures.
  • Unveiled the new Yahoo App and Homepage that allows users to more easily access related news they’re interested in, share their commentary on news they read, and stay apprised of developments with real-time notifications when stories are updated.
  • As part of our commitment to delivering the best sports content experience on Yahoo Sports, we introduced Yahoo Esports, a premium destination that aims to become the most comprehensive guide for esports fans. The site features reporting, blogging, video commentary, match pages, team rosters, stats, related schedules, scores and a live chat feature where fans can connect with the community.