Public Companies Archive

Windstream Reports $66M 3Q Loss, Revenue Down 10 Percent

by Lance Turner 11/7/2016 11:16 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock reports another third-quarter net loss as revenue declined 10 percent and the company announced a $1.1 billion merger.

Beebe, Brooks, Hubbard Join UAMS Foundation Fund Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 10:24 am

Seven new members have been elected to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Foundation Fund Board.

Update: Windstream, EarthLink to Merge in $1.1B All-Stock Deal

by Sarah Campbell and Lance Turner 11/7/2016 06:39 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock and EarthLink Holdings Corp. of Atlanta announced Monday an agreement to merge in an all-stock deal valued at about $1.1 billion, including debt.

'Nuclear' Judgments Cited As Trucking Insurance Rises

by Marty Cook 11/7/2016 12:00 am

The American Transportation Research Institute reports that insurance premium costs rose from 7.1 cents per mile in 2014 to 9.2 cents in 2015.

Windstream, EarthLink Consider Merger to Better Confront Rivals

by Liana B. Baker, Reuters 11/6/2016 01:23 pm

Telecommunications firms Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock and EarthLink Holdings Corp. of Atlanta are in talks to merge in an all-stock deal that would allow them to better compete against rivals, people familiar with the matter said.

USA Truck Reports Loss For Third Consecutive Quarter

by Marty Cook 11/4/2016 09:13 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren reported a loss of $734,000 for the third-quarter of 2016 on Friday compared to a profit of $2.7 million in the same quarter of 2015.

Bill Hanna Steps Down from USA Truck Board

by Marty Cook 11/3/2016 10:33 am

Bill Hanna, president of Hanna Oil & Gas Co. of Fort Smith, stepped down from the board of directors of USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren on Oct. 27, the company announced.

ArcBest Announces Restructuring, Income Drop, Job Eliminations

by Marty Cook 11/3/2016 09:26 am

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith announces a 32 percent decline in third-quarter net income as revenue rose and executives announced a plan to restructure the company.

Issue 3, Jobs for Arkansas: It's Local (Randy Zook Commentary)

by Randy Zook 11/2/2016 02:03 pm

Randy Zook says Issue 3 will arm Arkansas cities and towns — no matter the size — with the tools needed to effectively compete for jobs.

JB Hunt Opens Sales Branch in Denver

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/1/2016 10:02 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell announced on Monday that it has opened a new enterprise sales branch in Denver.

ArcBest Loses 1, Adds 2 to Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2016 10:53 am

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith announced the retirement of one member of its board of directors and the appointment of two new directors.

At 5, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Transforms Bentonville

by Jan Cottingham 10/31/2016 12:00 am

There are any number of ways to try to gauge the impact — economic and otherwise — Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has had on Bentonville, on Arkansas and beyond since its opening Nov. 11, 2011.

Arkansas Truckers Looking Forward to New Logging Laws

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2016 12:00 am

Some transportation executives say things will improve in 2017 thanks to new laws requiring trucks to have electronic logging systems.

The Shoppes At Har-Ber Sell for $8.8M (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 10/31/2016 12:00 am

Oklahoma investor Raymond Merrill leads Shoppes at Har-Ber Lakes LLC, which bought a 90 percent share of the 62,000-SF retail center.

Transport Firms Turn to Independent Drivers To Reduce Expenses

by Marty Cook 10/31/2016 12:00 am

The modern days of owner-operator drivers may be different from the good old days, when a driver bought his own truck and hired himself out to anyone who needed a load delivered. The expense of equipment, maintenance and fuel has made trucking a hard road for most pure independents.

USA Truck Names New CFO James Reed

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/27/2016 03:49 pm

USA Truck of Van Buren announces the appointment of James D. Reed as CFO, effective Nov. 1.

PAM 3Q Income Down 41 Percent

by Marty Cook 10/27/2016 08:58 am

PAM Transport Services of Tontitown reported third-quarter income of $3.4 million, down from $5.8 million in the same quarter of 2015.

Murphy Beats Projections With $16M Loss in 3Q

by Kyle Massey 10/26/2016 05:13 pm

The El Dorado-based petroleum giant posts a loss, but sees encouraging signs.

Higher Lumber Prices Continue To Boost Deltic Timber Profit

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2016 04:42 pm

Deltic Timber Corp. of El Dorado on Wednesday announced net income of $1.5 million, or 12 cents per share, in the third quarter of 2016 compared with $100,000 for the third quarter of 2015.

Fed's James Bullard: Only One Rate Hike Needed Now

by Lance Turner 10/25/2016 10:12 am

James Bullard, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, says one hike to a key interest rate is all that's needed right now.