Shares of PulteGroup Inc. (NYSE: PHM) gained sharply on Thursday after the homebuilder reported better-than-expected fiscal third quarter results. Higher selling prices and increased number of closing helped drive up the revenue even as new orders fell. For the latest period, average selling prices climbed 11% to $310,000. Home-building cost of revenue rose 18%. Home [...]
Tulsa, Oklahoma-based diversified energy company, ONEOK Inc. (NYSE: OKE) today announced that its Board of Directors authorized the management to pursue a plan to separate the company’s natural gas distribution business into a standalone publicly traded company.
Shares of most homebuilders rallied on Thursday, thanks to the Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s extremely dovish remarks.