Sunday 31 January 2016
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Active Stocks in Focus: Century link Inc (NYSE:CTL), Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), Willis Group Holdings PLC (NYSE:WSH)

On Thursday, Shares of Century link Inc (NYSE:CTL), lost -0.91% to $25.16.

Century Link, Inc. (CTL) plans to release its fourth quarter 2015 earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, and host a related conference call at 4:00 p.m. CST that day.

KBC Group reduced its position in shares of Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) by 39.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 273,559 shares of the company’s stock after selling 180,426 shares during the period. KBC Group’s holdings in Centurylink were worth $6,871,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Separately, ING Groep raised its position in Centurylink by 84.3% in the third quarter. ING Groep now owns 1,029,412 shares of the company’s stock worth $25,849,000 after buying an additional 470,870 shares in the last quarter.

Century Link, Inc. provides various communications services to residential, business, governmental, and wholesale customers in the United States. It operates through two segments, Business and Consumer. The company offers broadband services, which allow customers to connect to the Internet through their existing telephone lines or fiber-optic cables; private line services for transmission of large amounts of data between sites; and multi-protocol label switching, a data networking technology to support real-time voice and video.

Shares of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), declined -1.19% to $70.73, during its last trading session.

Valero Energy Corporation declared that Joe Gorder, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Valero Energy Corporation will attend the Goldman Sachs Global Energy Conference on January 6 and 7, 2016.

Valero Energy Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refining and marketing company in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. It operates through two segments, Refining and Ethanol. The Refining segment is involved in refining, wholesale marketing, and product supply and distribution, and transportation operations.

Finally, Willis Group Holdings PLC (NYSE:WSH), ended its last trade with -0.73% loss, and closed at $48.58.

Willis Group Holdings plc (WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm, has declared the completion of its acquisition of Gras Savoye, the leading French insurance broker.

On April 22, 2015, Willis Group declared a firm offer to acquire the remaining 70 per cent of Gras Savoye that it did not own. The transaction accomplished on December 29, 2015, following acceptance of the offer by Gras Savoye shareholders in late June, consultation with workers’ councils, and the receipt of regulatory approvals.

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Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company provides insurance brokerage, reinsurance, and risk administration consulting services worldwide. It provides services to aerospace clients, counting aircraft manufacturers, air cargo handlers and shippers, airport managers, and other general aviation companies; and advisory services, such as claims recovery, contract and leasing risk administration, safety services, and market information.