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: United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT).
Here is a more detailed look at the news that will affect each company when trading continues.
United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX)
United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) has been awarded the 2010 Stanley C. Pace Leadership in Ethics.
The Ethics Resource Center has selected United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) and its Chairman & CEO Louis Chenever for the award. ERC has applauded United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) for making every employee responsible for meeting the company’s ethics goals.
United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) Chairman & CEO Louis Chenevert accepted the award and said, ” At United Technologies (NYSE:UTX),we are committed to improving continuously our ethics performance and our plan for the future remains the same: strong leadership combined with robust processes and flawless execution.”
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)
Japanese health regulators has approved Pfizer’s (NYSE:PFE) Lyrica, for the treatment of peripheral neuropathic pain.
Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) has said that Lyrica is the first medication approved in Japan, for Chronic pain conditions. Eisai Co Ltd. will promote Lyrica in Japan.
Steve Romano, M.D, vice president, Medical Affairs Head, Primary Care Business Unit at Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) said, ”Neuropathic pain remains an under-diagnosed condition in many parts of the world, in large part due to low awareness and understanding of the condition and the fact that there are few proven treatment options available and this approval reinforces the benefit that Lyrica can bring to appropriate patients suffering from peripheral neuropathic pain.”
Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT)
Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has received the award for excellence in systems engineering.
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been selected by the Department of Defense and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) for the award.
Lockheed Martin’s Defense Readiness Reporting System-Army (DRRS-A) program was honored for its illustrated engineering excellence, rapid development approaches, risk management and comprehensive reviews.
Steve Mayhew, program manager, Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) said, ”This award is a reflection of our products and systems that perform to the highest standards and our commitment to excellence for the customer.”
We may see more movement when trading continues for United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT).