Public Companies Archive

Windstream Reports $68M 2Q Loss, Ends Quarterly Dividend

by Lance Turner and Sarah Campbell 8/3/2017 06:57 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock reports a $68 million second-quarter loss and said it would end its quarterly dividend to shareholders as part of a new capital allocation strategy.

Murphy Oil Reports $17M Operating Loss for 2Q

by Kyle Massey 8/2/2017 05:40 pm

The fuel exploration and production giant based in El Dorado saw the results as a strong performance considering a decline in crude oil prices in the period.

Murphy USA Reports $55.6M in 2Q Profit

by Kyle Massey 8/2/2017 04:56 pm

Murphy USA Inc., the nationwide fuel and convenience retailer based in El Dorado, reports second-quarter financial results, including net income of $55.6 million, or $1.51 per diluted share.

USA Truck Reports $2.8M 2Q Net Loss

by Lance Turner 8/2/2017 04:51 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren reports a wider second-quarter net loss as the company continues to rebuild its management team and engineer a turnaround in its trucking division.

Tyson Foods Reorganizes Company Around Key Segments

by Lance Turner 8/2/2017 03:59 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, which earlier this year announced an overhaul of its leadership team, announces a new organizational structure around its key segments: beef, pork, chicken and prepared foods. The new org chart means two executives are leaving.

Bank of the Ozarks Named Top-Performer In Nation For Its Size

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/2/2017 10:18 am

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock is named the top-performing bank in the nation for its asset size category, $5 billion to $50 billion, by Bank Director magazine.

USA Truck Hires Allen Lowry to Lead Safety, Risk Management

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2017 02:03 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren names Allen Lowry vice president of safety and risk management.

New Bank of the Ozarks HQ Still a Work in Progress

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2017 12:00 am

About 100 employees of Bank of the Ozarks in Little Rock have relocated from the company's current 92,000-SF headquarters at 17901 Chenal Parkway.

Is Vacation in Your Plans? (Alese Stroud Expert Advice)

by Alese Stroud 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Let's be clear. Sitting on a beach practicing distance management skills via email does not count as vacation. It counts as vacation only when you completely unplug.

UA Economist Mervin Jebaraj on Which Fast-Growing Industry Could Be the Most Unpredictable

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Mervin Jebaraj was named the interim director of the Center for Business & Economic Research at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in April to replace Kathy Deck. He has been with the center since 2007.

Bank of the Ozarks Shares Fall 12 Percent Amid Exec's Departure

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/28/2017 02:47 pm

Shares of Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock fell more than 12 percent on Friday after a key executive announced his resignation.

ArcBest Reports 2Q Profit of $15.7M

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/28/2017 10:39 am

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith reports second-quarter profit of $15.7 million, or 60 cents per diluted share, an increase from the $10.2 million profit, or 39 cents per diluted share, in the same quarter a year ago.

Windstream Closes on $227.5M Broadview Networks Acquisition

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/28/2017 10:35 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock completes its previously announced $227.5 million all-cash acquisition of Broadview Networks Holdings Inc.

Judge Dismisses Tyson Shareholders Lawsuit

by Mark Friedman 7/28/2017 10:27 am

A U.S. District Court judge in Arkansas dismisses a shareholders lawsuit against Tyson Foods Inc. that sprang from allegations of a massive price-fixing conspiracy involving the Springdale meat producer and other companies.

Inuvo Reports Preliminary 2Q Revenue Rise, $1.4M Loss

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/27/2017 04:05 pm

Inuvo Inc. of Little Rock announces preliminary second-quarter revenue of $18.3 million, up 16.8 percent from the same quarter of last year.

Bear State 2Q Earnings Up 49 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/27/2017 09:34 am

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock reports second-quarter earnings of $6.7 million, up about 49 percent from the same quarter last year.

Bank of the Ozarks Making Its Mark as Bank of the Nation

by George Waldon 7/24/2017 12:00 am

A seven-year string of top-performing bank accolades joins a history dominated by record quarterly earnings for Bank of the Ozarks.

JB Hunt Buys Special Logistics Dedicated LLC for $136M

by Lance Turner 7/21/2017 07:06 am

Publicly traded logistics company J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell agrees to buy Special Logistics Dedicated LLC of Houston for $136 million. The company said the move will expand its e-commerce delivery platform.

Home BancShares Reports 25th Consecutive Profit Record

by Lance Turner 7/20/2017 07:15 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway on Thursday report its 25th consecutive quarter of record profit, $50.1 million, up 15 percent from the same quarter year.

Simmons First Reports 2Q Net Income of $23.1M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/19/2017 04:13 pm

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff reports second-quarter net income of $23.1 million, up slightly from $22.9 million for the same quarter of last year.

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