Investments Archive

Acxiom Reports 2Q Loss of $3.3M, Revenue Up 4 Percent

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/1/2017 03:23 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Conway reports a second-quarter loss of $3.3 million, down from a profit of $7.1 million in the same quarter a year ago.

Judgment Ordered Against Plaintiff in Walter Quinn Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

A Colorado businessman was hit last week with a $1.9 million judgment after defaulting on a loan that he said was tied to a business deal with Walter Quinn of Little Rock.

Wal-Mart's Marc Lore Blows Top Off Exec Compensation List

by Gwen Moritz 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The word “outlier” was invented to describe things like the top entry on this week's list of the highest-paid executives employed by public companies in Arkansas.

Deltic Timber and Potlatch, Made for a Merger

by Kyle Massey 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Deltic Timber Corp. of El Dorado found its match when Potlatch came courting with an all-stock deal.

You'd Better Shop Around (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/30/2017 12:00 am

It's time for colleges and nonprofits to stop taking TIAA's integrity for granted and to make TIAA stop taking their retirement accounts for granted.

Tontitown Warehouse Sells for $2.7 Million (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Elder Conway LLC, led by Chris Elder, bought the warehouse, which sits on 6.44 acres at 609 Laura Lane. The seller was Al G. Romine of Celebration, Florida.

Auto Parts Warehouse Hosts $3.6 Million Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 10/30/2017 12:00 am

River Mountain Investments bought the Ozark Automotive Distributors facility at 4350 Stockton Drive in North Little Rock.

PAM Transport Posts Flat 3Q Earnings

by Marty Cook 10/24/2017 09:46 am

PAM Transport Services Inc. of Tontitown reported third-quarter income of $3.446 million, a negligible decrease from $3.451 million in the same quarter of 2016.

Fresh Off Merger, Deltic Reports 3Q Earnings

by Kyle Massey 10/24/2017 09:02 am

Deltic Timber Corp. reports preliminary third-quarter financial results, noting higher sales and income over the same quarter last year.

Simmons First Reports 3Q Net Income of $28.9M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/23/2017 10:44 am

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff reports third-quarter net income of $28.9 million, up 17 percent from $23.4 million for the same quarter of last year.

Update: Potlatch, Deltic Timber to Combine in Stock Swap

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 07:58 am

Potlatch Corp. and Deltic Timber Corp. of El Dorado announce that they will combine to create "a leading domestic timberland owner and top-tier lumber manufacturer."

Windstream Fights Hedge Fund Over Uniti Group Status

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Aurelius Capital Management of New York claims Windstream's 2015 spinoff of its copper and fiber assets into an innovative real estate investment trust was essentially a sale-leaseback that violated the terms of some of its outstanding bonds.

We Look Like Turkeys (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/23/2017 12:00 am

We have to rebrand Arkansas, and we have to back it up with reality.

Bear State Financial 3Q Earnings Up 8 Percent

by Lance Turner 10/19/2017 11:40 am

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock, which is selling Bear State Bank to Arvest Bank of Fayetteville, reports third-quarter earnings of $5.1 million, up 8 percent from the same quarter last year.

Florida Hurricane Drives Home BancShares 3Q Profit Down 66 Percent

by Lance Turner 10/19/2017 07:26 am

Home BancShares inc. of Conway, the parent company of Centennial Bank, reports third-quarter profit of $14.8 million, down 66 percent from the same quarter last year, as Hurricane Irma weighed on results.

Tedford and Son Leave Stephens Inc., Go In with Stephens Group

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Bill Tedford has left Stephens Inc. after 51 years, along with son Alan, and they have hooked up with the other side of the Stephens family.

Natural State Medical Group Holds Breath for Marijuana License

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Natural State Medical Group Inc. has applied for a medical marijuana license and has sold $925,000 worth of shares of the company, according to its Oct. 2 filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. Its total offering amount is $4.5 million.

Go Fund Me: Medical Bills Spur New Ways to Pay

by Marty Cook 10/16/2017 12:00 am

In an era of soaring medical costs, more and more people are turning to fundraising platforms like GoFundMe to help defray their expenses.

New Partnership in Delta to Focus on Kids in Need

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Little Rock attorney Bill Waddell is helping organize Monroe County Children in Trust, a one-of-a-kind partnership that will be housed at the Mid-Delta Health Systems clinic in Clarendon.

Hospital Vendors Earn Millions for Services

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Tax forms filed by nonprofit hospitals in Arkansas provide a peek into the millions of dollars the hospitals spend on their vendors.