Public Companies Archive

Lockheed Martin Awarded $198M in C-130 Training Contracts

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/27/2017 09:13 am

Lockheed Martin of Bethesda, Maryland, recently received six contracts, with awards totaling $198.4 million, to improve training for C-130 airmen and operators around the world.

Arkansas Timber Rides Wave Of Demand

by Marty Cook 11/27/2017 12:00 am

This year's hurricanes are likely to boost Arkansas' timber industry, which was already experiencing a surge of new investment.

Bass Pro, Hooters Site Yields $23M Tandem Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/27/2017 12:00 am

The sale-leaseback of Little Rock's 104,359-SF Bass Pro Shops spawned a $21.89 million transaction.

Dry Weekend Draws Shoppers Even as Online Sales Boom

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/26/2017 05:51 pm

The driest Thanksgiving weekend in five years may have helped holiday shopping, despite an overall decline in foot traffic. But some shoppers just took notes in the hopes of finding an even better deal online.

America's Car-Mart Names New CFO, Reports Profit

by Marty Cook 11/17/2017 09:56 am

America's Car-Mart of Bentonville announced that Vickie Judy will become the company's chief financial officer beginning Jan. 1.

Tyson Foods Reports Record Annual EPS, Acquisition

by Marty Cook 11/13/2017 10:02 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reported on Monday fiscal 2017 income of $1.77 billion, which the company said represented a record earnings per share of $5.31.

Liquor Wholesaler Glazer's Charged Wal-Mart More, Suit Says

by Mark Friedman 11/13/2017 12:00 am

A former vice president at Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits LLC has alleged in a lawsuit that it charged Wal-Mart Stores Inc. more for alcohol than other retailers.

Dillard's 3Q Net Income Down 36 Percent

by Lance Turner 11/9/2017 03:46 pm

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock reports third-quarter net income of $14.5 million, down 36 percent from the same quarter last year, as same-store sales were affected by hurricanes in Texas and Florida.

Tyson Names New CFO as Dennis Leatherby Plans Retirement

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2017 10:12 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announces that Stewart Glendinning has been appointed CFO, effective Feb. 10. He will succeed Dennis Leatherby, who is retiring.

Windstream Reports $101.5M 3Q Loss

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/9/2017 08:49 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock reports a third-quarter loss of $101.5 million.

Retired IBM Executive Joins Ecoark's Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 09:23 am

Ecoark Holdings Inc., which is set to be renamed Zest Technologies Inc., announced Wednesday that former IBM executive Michael Green has joined the company's board of directors.

Slideshow: Lloyd McCracken Jr., Steve Nelson Receive Lifetime Honors at CFO Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 10:21 am

Lloyd McCracken Jr., CFO of Fowler Foods Inc. of Jonesboro, and Steve Nelson, former vice president and controller of Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock, were honored with lifetime achievement awards at the Arkansas Business CFO of the Year luncheon.

'Trump Bump' Benefits Arkansas Stockholders

by Gwen Moritz 11/6/2017 12:00 am

The “Trump Bump” has been very good for most of the 120 names on this year's list of the state's biggest stockholders, but the benefits have not been evenly shared.

Cash Offers & Rival Bids: Inside Bear State Bank's $391M Sale

by Mark Friedman 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Randy Dennis, the president of DD&F Consulting, thought Arvest Bank of Fayetteville and Bear State Bank of Little Rock would be a good fit.

Sale to Oldcastle Lets AERT Show Strengths

by Kyle Massey 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Composite material maker in Springdale finds stability with far-larger company.

Heartland, One Bank See More Red in 3Q

by George Waldon 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Two Little Rock banks in need of capital are traveling divergent paths in search of balance sheet stability.

Simmons First National Corp. Announces 2 New Board Members

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/3/2017 03:44 pm

Simmons First National Corp. announced the appointment of Tom Purvis of Fort Worth, Texas, and Russell Teubner of Stillwater, Oklahoma, to its board of directors.

ArcBest Corp. 3Q Net Income Up 15 Percent

by Lance Turner 11/3/2017 11:12 am

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith reports third quarter net income of $14.8 million, up 15 percent from the same quarter last year, as revenue and profit rose in the company's asset-based services.

USA Truck Snaps Losing Streak, Reports 3Q Profit

by Marty Cook 11/3/2017 09:03 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren reported third-quarter income of $409,000 on Thursday.

Murphy Oil Reports Net 3Q Loss of $66M

by Kyle Massey 11/1/2017 04:51 pm

Murphy Oil Corp., the oil exploration and production giant based in El Dorado, reports a net loss of $66 million from continuing operations in the third quarter, or 38 cents per diluted share.