Acxiom Corp.’s net income for its fiscal-2013 fourth quarter fell 71.3 percent compared with the same quarter a year ago, the company said Wednesday.
LR telecommunications firm misses forecast; shares dip
Windstream Corp.’s shares fell 3.8 percent Thursday after the telecommunications company reported a 13 percent drop in its net income for the first quarter of 2013.
Windstream hits list at 414 slot
Windstream Corp. was named to the Fortune 500 list for the first time Monday, making it the sixth Arkansas company on the annual listing.
Dividend rate worrisome to investors in corporation
Windstream Corp.’s 2012 revenue of $6.16 billion is expected to put the Little Rock-based company on the Fortune 500 list for the first time when it is released Monday.
Income from discontinued operations rose in quarter
Murphy Oil Corp. on Wednesday posted a first quarter profit of $361 million, up 24 percent from the same period a year ago.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “Job additions and rising household wealth will continue to support housing demand.” Lawrence Yun, National Association of Realtors chief economist Article, 1D First Federal reports officers’ earnings Dabbs Cavin, chief executive officer at First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas, earned $263,000 last year, the Harrison bank said in a federal filing Friday.
Pentagon yet to announce start of sequestration cuts
About 1,000 civilian employees with the Arkansas National Guard, 860 workers at the Pine Bluff Arsenal and 650 employees at the Little Rock Air Force Base at Jacksonville are still waiting to hear when the Pentagon will order the start of furloughs mandated by automatic federal spending cuts.
Soul of the South starts up May 27
A Little Rock-based television network aiming to attract black viewers in the South is set to begin broadcasting next month.
A Texas development company has plans to build a rail-to-barge oil terminal near Osceola that could bring 200 jobs to the area.
The 65-year-old Pegasus pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil into a Mayflower subdivision a short distance from Lake Conway on Good Friday should be capable of handling the heavy Canadian crude it was moving from the Midwest to the Gulf Coast, analysts and industry members say.