Public Companies Archive

Bank of the Ozarks Move Slices Reporting Obligations to Fed

by George Waldon 10/9/2017 12:00 am

When Bank of the Ozarks absorbed its parent company in June, the $20 billion-asset lender shed itself of two regulators.

Bank of the Ozarks' George Gleason Reallocates Time to Oversee Loan Growth

by George Waldon 10/9/2017 12:00 am

George Gleason, chairman and CEO of Bank of the Ozarks, reshuffled his duties earlier this year to devote about 75 percent of his time to the bank's real estate specialties group.

Median Household Income Rises 5.6 Percent in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and West Virginia had the lowest median household incomes for 2016.

Arvest Again Tops List of Largest Banks in Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Total deposits in the state rose to almost $64.2 billion even as the number of separate bank charters and branch locations continued to decline.

When Nature Rages, Cushman and Carriers ‘Take the Hit'

by Marty Cook 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Dan Cushman fully understands that sometimes a company's bottom line has to take a (hopefully) temporary beating when natural disasters hit.

Entergy Arkansas' Mike Maulden to Retire

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/6/2017 10:57 am

Mike Maulden, director of business and economic development for Entergy Arkansas, will retire at the end of January after 34 years with the company.

Home BancShares Promotes Kelly Buchanan

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/3/2017 12:26 pm

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, parent company of Centennial Bank, announces the promotion of Kelly Buchanan to director of corporate branch strategies.

In-State Bank Deposits Grow by 5.6 Percent, Beating National Rate

by Gwen Moritz 10/3/2017 11:20 am

Arkansas bank deposits grew by 5.6 percent in the year that ended June 30, beating the national growth rate of 4.6 percent.

Wal-Mart, Honing Same-Day Delivery Skills, Buys NYC's Parcel

by Associated Press 10/3/2017 06:56 am

Wal-Mart is sharpening its same-day delivery skills through the acquisition of a small, New York City company.

UAMS Tops State In Net Patient Revenue

by Mark Friedman 10/2/2017 12:00 am

Of the 89 hospitals on Arkansas Business' list of the largest hospitals and medical centers in the state, 14 reported a net loss of $1 million or more while 34 had a net income of $1 million or more.

Wal-Mart's Jet to Launch High-End Grocery Line for Millennials

by Associated Press 9/29/2017 10:41 am

Wal-Mart's Jet.com will launch a higher-end grocery line targeting millennials, just over a year after Walmart spent more than $3 billion for the fast-growing online retailer amid more intense competition from Amazon.

Tyson Foods Raises Fiscal Year Guidance, Will Cut 450 Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/28/2017 03:35 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, citing strong performance in its beef segment, raised its fiscal year guidance but also said it would cut 450 jobs as it integrates AdvancePierre Foods, which it purchased earlier this year.

Tyson Foods Pays $2.5M in Fish Kill Plea Deal

by Lance Turner 9/27/2017 01:39 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale signs off on a $2.5 million plea agreement related to a pair of Clean Water Act violations at its processing plant in Monett, Missouri.

Wal-Mart Has Eye on Premium Diaper Market

by Associated Press 9/27/2017 09:22 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has its eye on the premium diaper market, as more people are getting automatic shipments from online sellers and the company that owns Babies R Us has filed for bankruptcy.

Home BancShares Finalizes $820M Stonegate Bank Buy

by Lance Turner 9/27/2017 09:12 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway completes its previously announced acquisition of Stonegate Bank of Pompano Beach, Florida, in a transaction worth about $820 million.

Target to Up Hourly Base Pay to $15 by End of 2020

by Associated Press 9/25/2017 10:50 am

Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage for its workers to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020 in a move it says will help it better recruit and retain top-quality staff and provide a better shopping experience for its customers.

Rock Bancshares Also On the Hook to Farmers & Merchants Bank

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 12:00 am

Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff wasn't the only bank creditor of Rock Bancshares Inc. Farmers & Merchants Bank of Stuttgart was owed $687,271.

Home BancShares Feels Effects of Hurricane Irma

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 12:00 am

By the time you read this, Johnny Allison should have had a firsthand look at the impact Hurricane Irma had on the Centennial Bank branches in Florida.

20 in Their 20s: New Influentials of 2017 Take Courage, Drive and Heart to Every Corner of Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 9/25/2017 12:00 am

This is the ninth year that Arkansas Business has sought out talented young leaders in our business and nonprofit community to introduce to readers in a feature called the New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s.

Tim Hicks Takes Over Investor Relations at BOZ (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 12:00 am

Tim Hicks has been named chief administrative officer and executive director of investor relations at Bank of the Ozarks of Little Rock.

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