Shares of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) ended Monday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.20 points or -0.62% at $32.22 with 4.00 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $32.60, the shares hit an intraday low of $32.09 and an intraday high of $32.85 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $8.46 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 262.00 million shares.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT) on Sept. 12, 2016 collaborated with the U.S. Air Force Wings of Blue parachute team for an awe-inspiring jump from the Goodyear Blimp this weekend for Saturday’s Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol college football game. Watch the must-see skydive video – from jump to landing – here: https://youtu.be/Bl9qr4rxmsI.
Three cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy jumped from an altitude of 2,600 feet from the iconic Goodyear Blimp to deliver the official game ball to ESPN’s College GameDay, which aired from Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee and featured Goodyear spokesperson Dale Earnhardt Jr. as the week’s guest picker.
“The collaboration with the U.S. Air Force is an extension of Goodyear’s century of commitment to those who serve,” said Seth Klugherz, Goodyear’s North American director of marketing. “This was a unique and exciting way to showcase the Wings of Blue, a truly amazing group of cadets that embody what Goodyear defines as ‘Blimpworthy’ – hard work, determination and grit.”
Shares of Under Armour Inc (NYSE:UA) ended Monday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.17 points or -0.44% at $38.74 with 3.98 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $39.18, the shares hit an intraday low of $38.53 and an intraday high of $39.22 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $15.99 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 183.39 million shares.
Under Armour Inc (UA) on Sept. 16, 2016 announced that Jason LaRose has been named President, North America. He will succeed Matthew Mirchin, who will transition to the role of Strategic Advisor, Global Revenue, effective October 1.
Mr. Mirchin has been with the Company since 2005, serving in a number of senior management positions in sales and marketing. Mr. LaRose joined Under Armour in 2013 to lead its Global E-Commerce business, eventually becoming Senior Vice President of Digital Revenue in 2015. Both executives have been key contributors to Under Armour’s global success and will continue to work together to deliver a best-in-class consumer experience and strong results across its sales channels. During this transition period, Mr. LaRose will continue to lead the E-Commerce business, while being actively involved in the search process to identify his successor.
“I would like to thank Matt for his strong leadership, vision and many contributions including leading the sales and marketing organizations at Under Armour over the last 11 years,” said Kevin Plank, Founder and CEO of Under Armour. “During his time at the company, Matt has become one of our chief architects in building the Under Armour brand and telling our story around the world. I would also like to congratulate Jason on his new role, where he and Matt will continue to accelerate our footprint in North America.”
“Since joining Under Armour, Jason has been a rising star, establishing our E-commerce business globally,” said Charlie Maurath, Chief Revenue Officer, Under Armour. “I am confident that he will continue to thrive as he transitions to lead our growth in the North American region with Matt by his side. I want to thank Matt for doing a tremendous job strengthening our relationships with key partners during his tenure at Under Armour.”