Public Companies Archive

Murphy Oil Reports Adjusted 1Q Profit of $40M

by Kyle Massey 5/2/2018 05:27 pm

Murphy Oil Corp., the El Dorado petroleum exploration and production titan, reported Wednesday adjusted first-quarter income of $40 million, or 23 cents per share, on revenue of $607 million.

P.A.M. Transportation 1Q Net Income Down 39 Percent

by Lance Turner 4/30/2018 02:35 pm

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. of Tontitown reports first-quarter net income of $1.4 million, or 22 cents per share, down from $2.3 million, or 36 cents per share, in the same quarter last year.

Home BancShares Names Donna Townsell Investor Relations Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/30/2018 10:55 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway and Centennial Bank announced today the appointment of Senior Executive Vice President Donna Townsell to director of investor relations for Home BancShares.

USA Truck Appoints Tim Guin as Chief Commercial Officer

by Lance Turner 4/30/2018 08:53 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren has named Tim Guin its executive vice president and chief commercial officer.

Residential Lots Scarce As Northwest Arkansas Draws a Crowd

by Marty Cook 4/30/2018 12:00 am

Space is not the problem for northwest Arkansas as thousands of new arrivals show up each year. The struggle is with affordability.

Makris: Simmons First's 1Q Shows 'Productive Start' to 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2018 10:11 am

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff reports quarterly net income of $51.3 million, up 132 percent from the same quarter last year, as the company completed integrating Southwest Bank into its subsidiary bank.

Acxiom CEO: Company Welcomes Federal Regulation

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/23/2018 10:30 am

Acxiom Corp. CEO Scott Howe says the Conway company welcomes federal regulation that could bring about more protection of consumer data while "democratizing" how data is used.

Put Asia on Your Business Radar (Yang Luo-Branch Commentary)

by Yang Luo-Branch 4/23/2018 12:00 am

From the ubiquitous “Made in China” and “Made in Vietnam” commodities to agricultural imports and exports to rising industries like artificial intelligence, high-tech manufacturing and e-commerce, businesses in Asia and the United States are intertwined.

Compensation for Walmart's McMillon Reaches $22.8M

by Mark Friedman 4/20/2018 05:11 pm

Walmart Inc. President and CEO C. Douglas McMillon saw his total compensation increase about 2 percent for the fiscal year that ended Jan. 31 compared with the previous year.

Arvest Bank Closes on Bear State Acquisition

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/20/2018 04:01 pm

Arvest Bank closes on its previously announced acquisition of Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock, the parent company of Bear State Bank.

Home BancShares 1Q Profit Up 56 Percent

by Lance Turner 4/19/2018 11:01 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $73.1 million, up 56 percent from the same quarter last year, a new record.

Walmart, Other Retailers Step Up Personalization on Their Websites

by Lance Turner 4/17/2018 07:11 am

Shoppers will see more personalization based on where they are and what they've bought before on the Walmart website, as the retailer and several other stores try to build stronger connections with shoppers used to the customization of Amazon.

USA Truck CEO Reed Tops $1M in 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/16/2018 11:17 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren reported that CEO James Reed earned slightly more than $1 million in total compensation for fiscal year 2017.

J.B. Hunt 1Q Net Income Up 15 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/16/2018 10:37 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reported 2018 first-quarter earnings of $118.1 million Monday, up from $102.7 million in the same quarter of 201

Listen Up, PR People (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 4/16/2018 12:00 am

If you have a story to pitch me, bring it on. But I never forget that I'm working for my readers, not your client.

Trump's Tariffs: Steel Builders Weigh In

by Kyle Massey 4/16/2018 12:00 am

President Donald Trump's trade skirmish with China may pose a billion-dollar threat to Arkansas' economy, or may be just a blip, a negotiating tactic.

Bank of the Ozarks' 1Q Net Income Up 27 Percent

by Lance Turner 4/12/2018 11:15 am

Bank of the Ozarks on Thursday announced first-quarter net income of $113.1 million, up 27 percent from the same quarter last year.

Total Compensation Increases for Dillard Family Members

by Mark Friedman 4/9/2018 10:32 am

In 2017, Dillard family members who work at Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock saw their total compensation packages rise.

Judge Slashes $12.4M Award Against Walmart

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/9/2018 12:00 am

U.S. District Court Judge Timothy L. Brooks last month reduced the amount a jury awarded last year to a Southern California digital design firm against Walmart Inc. to just $745,000.

Simmons Bank Staff Takes Over Acxiom's Former HQ

by George Waldon 4/9/2018 12:00 am

A year after investing $25 million for a piece of downtown Little Rock, Simmons Bank continues to sort through details to make the former Acxiom headquarters its own.