U.S. blue-chip stocks fell in volatile trading on Thursday while bond prices jumped after the Federal Reserve decided to hold U.S. interest rates near zero on concerns about global weakness but left the door open for a rate increase later this year.
The dollar posted its biggest one-day loss in a month against a basket of currencies as the U.S. central bank refrained after a two-day policy meeting from further spooking investors already fretting about China’s slowing economy hurting the rest of the world.
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:RJET) reported the plunge of -2.61% and closed at $3.36, with the total traded volume of 1.91 million shares. During last trade its minimum price was $3.22 and it gained its highest price of $3.44 and has a total of 50.90 million outstanding shares. Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:RJET) stated preliminary passenger traffic results for August 2015.
The Company generated nearly 974 million income passenger miles (RPMs) in August, down about 6 percent compared to the same period in 2014, with a 7 percent reduction in accessible seat miles (ASMs). Block hours declined 8 percent to about 62,000, and the load factor raised 1 percentage point compared to the same period last year. Republic Airways carried more than 2 million passengers during the month, a decrease of 2 percent compared to August 2014.
Alamos Gold Inc. Class A (NYSE:AGI) reported the surge of +2.71%, after closing price for the day was $4.54. Its total trading volume for the day was 1.89 million shares, versus its average volume of 1.31 million shares. Its earnings per share are -$1.83. Alamos Gold Inc. Class A (NYSE:AGI) operates as an intermediate gold producer primarily in North America. The company primarily holds a 100% interest in the Young-Davidson gold mine, which includes mineral leases and claims totaling 11,000 acres in Northern Ontario, Canada. It also owns a 100% interest in the El Chanate mine that comprises 22 mineral concessions covering 4,618 hectares; and the Mulatos Mine in Sonora State, Mexico. In addition, the company holds interest in a portfolio of development stage projects in Mexico, Turkey, Canada, and the United States. Alamos Gold, Inc. is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
PDL BioPharma Inc (NASDAQ:PDLI) showing jumped of +1.50% and closed at $5.43, after gaining total volume of 1.85 million shares. Its earnings per share (EPS) is $1.87 and its beta value stands at 0.58 points and has total market capitalization of $878.35 million and a total of 164.18 million outstanding shares. PDL BioPharma Inc (NASDAQ:PDLI) declared that it has paid the September 11, 2015, regular quarterly dividend payment of $0.15 per share to all stockholders owning shares of PDL as of September 4, 2015, the record date.