Public Companies Archive

Communications Sales & Leasing Files 1st Proxy

by Sarah Campbell 4/13/2016 11:15 am

CEO and President Kenneth Gunderman was paid $6.37 million last year.

PAM Transport Buys Back 567K Shares

by Marty Cook 4/13/2016 10:26 am

PAM Transport Inc. of Tontitown announced it would purchase 567,413 shares of its stock at $31 per share for about $17.6 million.

Tyson Foods Names Monica McGurk to Oversee Strategy, New Ventures

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/12/2016 04:20 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale named Monica McGurk senior vice president of strategy and new ventures.

Bank of Ozarks Reports Record 1Q Net Income

by Lance Turner 4/12/2016 11:32 am

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $51.7 million, a new record, and up nearly 30 percent from the same quarter last year.

JBHT's Simpson Wins Leadership Award

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2016 04:29 pm

Chief Marketing Officer Shelley Simpson of J.B. Hunt Transport Services of Lowell was received the 2016 Distinguished Women in Logistics Award this past weekend at the Transportation Intermediaries Association's conference in San Antonio.

Chambers Appointment to USA Truck Board Product of Search for Gender Diversity, IT Experience

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2016 12:00 am

USA Truck Inc. retained Cameron Smith & Associates of Rogers to source candidates for open board position.

Dillard's Spends Over $2.25M on Stephens Insurance, Media Buys in Fiscal 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2016 12:00 am

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock spent more than $2.25 million with companies associated with Warren Stephens in its fiscal 2015.

McMillon Studio Showcases Retail Innovation

by Marty Cook 4/11/2016 12:00 am

Researcher Susan Sedberry is overseeing the final touches to the Retail Innovation & Technology Lab, to be called the McMillon Innovation Studio, at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville that she calls “an interactive Amazeum for adults.”

Former USA Truck Executives Earn $4.2M in 2015

by Marty Cook 4/8/2016 12:57 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren paid more than $4.2 million to former executives in 2015, according to a proxy statement the company filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Murphy Oil Corp. Issues 35-cent Dividend

by Kyle Massey 4/6/2016 11:10 am

Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado declared a quarterly dividend of 35 cents a share on Wednesday, maintaining a dividend level it has kept up since 2014 despite depressed oil prices.

Walmart, Sam's Club Commit to Cage-Free Eggs by 2025

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/5/2016 04:55 pm

Walmart U.S. and Sam's Club U.S. announced Tuesday their goal to transition to a 100 percent cage-free egg supply chain by 2025, representing an effort to maintain affordable prices while improving the food supply.

Dillard Family Reports Lower Compensation in 2015

by Mark Friedman 4/4/2016 05:13 pm

Dillard family members who work at Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock saw their total compensation packages shrink in 2015.

Burton Weis Lands at J.B. Hunt

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/4/2016 12:00 am

Former USA Truck executive Burton Weis is now director of driver personnel at J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. of Lowell.

Simmons First Moves to State Charter

by Lance Turner 3/31/2016 03:26 pm

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff announced Thursday that, effective today, its bank subsidiary will convert from a national banking association to a state-chartered bank.

Saline Memorial Inks Partnership with Capella Healthcare

by Lance Turner 3/29/2016 02:07 pm

After ending partnership talks in December, Saline Memorial Hospital's board of directors voted to create a public-private partnership with Capella Healthcare of Franklin, Tennessee.

Roger Jenkins' Pay Rises as Others' Fall at Murphy Oil

by Kyle Massey 3/29/2016 11:49 am

Murphy Oil Corp. CEO Roger Jenkins received $14 million in total compensation despite a salary freeze and no bonus.

Former USA Truck CEO John Simone Dies at 54

by Marty Cook 3/28/2016 01:59 pm

John Simone, the former CEO of USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren, died Thursday in Fernandina Beach, Florida. He was 54.

USA Truck Adds Susan Chambers to Board

by Marty Cook 3/25/2016 08:26 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren appointed Susan Chambers to its board of directors.

Wal-Mart Jumps into Milk Processing; Dean Foods' Stock Sinks

by Nathan Layne, Reuters 3/23/2016 07:36 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville said it will build a dairy processing plant in Indiana to supply private-label milk to about 600 stores — the retailer's sole foray into food processing in the U.S.

PAM Executives See Increased Salaries, Lower Total Compensations

by Marty Cook 3/22/2016 04:41 pm

President and CEO Dan Cushman of PAM Transport Inc. of Tontitown received a salary bump but his overall compensation was lower in 2015, according to a proxy statement filed by the company with the Securities & Exchange Commission.