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[size=13px; line-height: 1.22] Liberty Media Corporation ( LMCB ) Reached the 52-Week High of $125.87
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The prices of Liberty Media Corporation ( LMCB ) shares have reached $125.87, which is 0.9% off the 52-week high of $127.

Liberty Media Corporation is incorporated in the state of Delaware. Liberty Media Corporation has a market cap of $15.05 billion; its shares were traded at around $125.87 with a P/E ratio of 1.68 and P/S ratio of 5.68.

On May 8, 2013 Liberty Media Corporation reported first quarter 2013 results. Highlights include: Liberty Media's revenue increased$754 million to$789 million in the first quarter. Adjusted OIBDA increased$288 million to$271 million and operating income increased$192 million to$160 million. The increase in revenue, adjusted OIBDA and operating income was primarily due to the acquisition of a controlling interest in SiriusXM as discussed above.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc. ( APD ) Reached the 52-Week High of $94.99

The prices of Air Products & Chemicals Inc. ( APD ) shares have reached $94.99, which is 1.2% off the 52-week high of $96.16. Air Products and Chemicals Inc. is a Delaware corporation originally founded in 1940. Air Products & Chemicals Inc. has a market cap of $19.68 billion; its shares were traded at around $94.99 with a P/E ratio of 19.12 and P/S ratio of 2.03. The dividend yield of Air Products & Chemicals Inc. stocks is 2.77%. Air Products & Chemicals Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 6.5% over the past 10 years.

April 23, 2013, Air Products today reported net income of $289 million and diluted earnings per share ( EPS ) of $1.37, on a continuing operations basis, for its fiscal second quarter ended March 31, 2013, up three percent and five percent respectively versus prior year. Second quarter revenues of $2,484 million increased six percent versus prior year, with underlying sales down two percent due to the previously announced decision to exit the Polyurethane Intermediates business ( PUI ). Acquisitions contributed six percent. Operating income of $390 million was up four percent versus prior year. Operating margin of 15.7 percent was down 30 basis points versus prior year, primarily on acquisitions and higher pension expense, partially offset by better cost performance.

Senior Vice President and General Counsel John D. Stanley sold 3,407 shares of APD stock on 05/13/2013 at the average price of $90.8. John D. Stanley owns at least 19,689 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.61% since.

CME Group Inc. ( CME ) Reached the 52-Week High of $73.01

The prices of CME Group Inc. ( CME ) shares have reached $73.01, which is 1.3% off the 52-week high of $73.97.

CME Group Inc was founded in 1898 as a not-for-profit corporation. CME Group Inc. has a market cap of $23.33 billion; its shares were traded at around $73.01 with a P/E ratio of 28.09 and P/S ratio of 8.50. The dividend yield of CME Group Inc. stocks is 2.47%. CME Group Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 14.8% over the past 10 years.

On May 2, 2013, CME Group Inc. reported revenues of $719 million and operating income of $406 million for the first quarter of 2013. Net income attributable to CME Group was $236 million and diluted earnings per share were $0.71. First-quarter 2013 results included a $12 million expense due to foreign exchange transaction losses incurred during the quarter principally, related to cash held in British pounds within foreign entities whose functional currency is the U.S. dollar. On a non-GAAP basis, first-quarter diluted EPS would have been $0.73. First-quarter 2013 average daily volume was 12.5 million contracts, up 1 percent from first-quarter 2012, and was the highest quarterly average daily volume since third-quarter 2011. Clearing and transaction fee revenues were $593 million, down 4 percent compared with the same period last year. First-quarter total average rate per contract was $0.785 cents, down 3 percent compared with first-quarter 2012. First-quarter 2013 operating expense was $313 million. During the first quarter, the effective tax rate was 38.8 percent. As of March 31, the company had $1.9 billion of cash and marketable securities and $2.9 billion of debt.

Director Martin J. Gepsman sold 500 shares of CME stock on 05/06/2013 at the average price of $61.04. Martin J. Gepsman owns at least 42,088 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 19.61% since.

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