TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) announced that Suzanne P. Clark and Thomas L. “Tom” Monahan have been appointed to its Board of Directors. “Suzanne and Tom both bring strong depth in leadership and strategy to TransUnion. Suzanne has specialized expertise in media, financial services and public policy advocacy, and Tom brings expertise in leveraging data and technology to generate actionable insights for customers,” said Jim Peck, CEO and President of TransUnion. “As TransUnion continues to innovate and expand in new vertical and geographic markets, Suzanne and Tom are well positioned to help us build on the momentum of growth TransUnion has achieved in recent years.” Suzanne P. Clark, 49, is currently Senior Executive Vice President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, focused on strategy, government relations and market innovation in support of the Chamber’s more than 3 million member companies internationally.
On Monday TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) share price closed at $42.32. Company net profit margin stands at 9.70% whereas its return on equity (ROE) is 12.90%. TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) is -4.10% away from its 52 week high and its 52 week range is $28.92 – $44.13.
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:APDN) announced that it has been awarded a two-year, approximately $1.5 million competitive-bid development contract. The award, funded by the Office of the Secretary of Defense on behalf of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), runs from June 1, 2017 to May 31 2019, and was granted via a Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) that provides DLA with innovative technologies that can be rapidly inserted into acquisition programs to meet specific defense needs. Management oversight for this RIF contract will be from DLA HQ located in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. This firm-fixed price contract follows a prior RIF contract that enabled Applied DNA to develop counterfeit mitigation technologies based upon its proprietary DNA platforms, that protect plastics, silicone elastomers, oils, bearings, fasteners and many other high-risk commodities that are procured by DLA on behalf of DoD. This contract will extend the company’s authentication platform to facilitate broader use in protecting high-risk or mission-critical material purchased by DLA. Said Janice Meraglia, Vice President of Military and Government Projects: “It is an honor to work with DLA as it embraces innovative solutions to proactively address supply chain challenges. Our working relationship with DoD and non-DoD federal agencies, as well as diverse industry partners, provides us with unique insight for agile support.”
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:APDN) traded 42904 shares and its share price decreased -8.33% to close at $1.10. Company has 14.37% insider ownership. Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:APDN) quarterly performance is -40.54% while its year to date (YTD) performance is -40.54%.
On Monday shares of Halcon Resources Corporation (NYSE:HK) ended up at $6.00. This year Company’s Earnings per Share (EPS) growth is 99.10% and next year’s EPS growth is 97.75%. Beta of Halcon Resources Corporation (NYSE:HK) is 3.89 while company weekly performance is 0.17%.
Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) advanced 2.70% to close at $18.63 on 12 June. Its return on assets (ROA) is 10.20% while return on investment (ROI) is 15.50%. Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) price to sales (P/S) ratio is 1.25.