Here is another batch of news briefings which could affect stocks on world markets in trading later today.
The following companies should see some movement: Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT), Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW), PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP).
Here is a more detailed look at the news that will affect each company when trading continues.
Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT)
Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has been named to EHS Today magazine’s America’s Safest Companies list. Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE:LMT) Missiles and fire control business segment has been named one of America’s safest companies to work for by EHS Today magazine. 12 US companies were selected for this list.
The America’s Safest Companies contest was started in 2002 by EHS Today magazine to honor companies that consistently provide a safe working environment for their employees, protect the natural environment and advocate health and safety of workers through continuous education and training.
Since 2008, Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) Missiles and Fire Control has been awarded 75 environmental, safety and health honors, including 50 safety-specific awards from several organizations.
Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW)
Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) employees have been awarded honors by the Great Minds in STEM group. Guillermo Novo, VP of Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) Coating Materials, has received the organization’s Executive Excellence award. Also, Luis Cirihal, business director for Dow Elastomers and Fernando Cavalcanti, a scientist at Dow’s Houston Oxidation Pilot Plant, were both named as Luminary Honorees.
For about 20 years, Great Minds in STEM has been honoring the nation’s best and brightest scientists, Hispanic engineers and technology experts. A core mission of the organization is to highlight and showcase outstanding role models to inspire young people to pursue careers in technology and to motivate professionals to connect with the Hispanic community.
PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) has announced plans to start a nutrition group. The US soft drinks and food giant PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) said yesterday that company has plan to set up a “global nutrition group” to “deliver breakthrough innovation” in vegetables and fruit, grains, dairy and functional foods.
PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) CEO Indra Nooyi said that “The creation of this global nutrition group is part of our long-term strategy to grow our nutrition businesses from about $10bn in revenues today to $30 billion by 2020.”
We may see more movement when trading continues for Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT), Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) and PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP).