Today, U.S. Markets are closed for Thanksgiving Day.
On Wednesday, Shares of AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T), gained 0.18% to $33.45.
AT&T and A+E Networks® released the following statements recently after reaching a distribution agreement to continue providing A+E Networks to both AT&Ts U-verse TV and DIRECTVs national subscriber base.
AT&T said in a statement: AT&T and A+E Networks have signed a long-term, multi-platform distribution agreement, ongoing their long-standing relationship. The new agreement delivers to AT&T terms that reflect its new scale and status as the largest pay TV provider in the world.
The renewal comprises a comprehensive deal that comprises linear, TVE, VOD and mobility for the suite of A+E Networks channels, among the top brands in the media landscape, counting: A&E®, Lifetime®, HISTORY®, LMN®, FYI™ and HISTORY en Espanol™. In addition, AT&T will launch VICELAND, replacing H2®, as part of the A+E Networks portfolio.
AT&T Inc. provides telecommunications services in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Wireless and Wireline. The Wireless segment offers data and voice services, counting local, long-distance, and network access services, in addition to roaming services to youth, family, professionals, small businesses, government, and business customers.
Shares of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ), inclined 1% to $16.23, during its last trading session.
Hertz Europe, part of The Hertz Corporation (HTZ), is celebrating the fourth anniversary of its Hertz Gold Plus Rewards loyalty program launch in Europe by further rewarding members throughout November and December with birthday surprises. Anniversary rewards comprise free luxury car and status upgrades for members renting in Europe and Australia in addition to free prize draws for a trip to Iceland to see the Northern Lights, tickets for events, rental vouchers and extra points. All members residing in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are eligible to take part in the prize draws and specific terms and conditions apply for each anniversary reward.
Rewarding Hertz Gold Plus Rewards members on our programs fourth anniversary is our way to celebrate our customers loyalty and thank them for choosing us, said Michel Taride, Group President, Hertz International.
We continue to work to make our customer loyalty program the best in the industry to continuously offer our members the fastest, easiest and most rewarding car rental experience. The accolades the program has received, counting top honors at the 2015 FlyerTalk Awards for the fourth successive year, are a testament to the innovation and benefits of Gold Plus Rewards and yet another reason to celebrate with our members, added Taride.
Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., through its auxiliaries, rents and leases cars and trucks in the United States and internationally. It operates in four segments: U.S. Car Rental, International Car Rental, Worldwide Equipment Rental, and All Other Operations. The company rents various makes and models of cars, crossovers, and light trucks under the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty, and Firefly car rental brands on hourly, daily, weekend, weekly, monthly, or multi-month basis primarily to individual travelers, large businesses, governments, and other organizations through a network of company-operated rental airport and off-airport locations, in addition to franchise locations.
Finally, Shares of Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN), ended its last trade with -0.36% loss, and closed at $46.76.
Nielsen Holdings has market value of $17.02B while its EPS was booked as $1.28in the last 12 months. The stock has 364.06M shares outstanding while 99.50% shares of the company were owned by institutional investors. In the profitability analysis, the company has gross profit margin of 58.90% while net profit margin was 7.80%. Beta value of the company was 0.95; beta is used to measure riskiness of the security.
Nielsen Holdings plc operates as an information and measurement company. The company provides media and marketing information, analytics, and manufacturer and retailer expertise about what and where consumers buy, read, watch, and listen. Its Buy segment provides data on retail measurement services, such as market share and competitive sales volumes; insights into distribution, pricing, merchandising, and promotion; consumer panel measurement, which offers insight into shopper behavior and customer segmentation; and consumer intelligence and analytical services for decision making in development and marketing cycles.