Shares of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) ended Friday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.26 points or -0.64% at $40.20 with 41.35 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $40.34, the shares hit an intraday low of $39.90 and an intraday high of $40.41 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $242.81 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 6.15 billion shares.
AT&T Inc. (T) on Sept. 16, 2016 announced a $65,000 contribution to the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) to support non-traditional, underserved students preparing for high-skill jobs requiring technology-based skills in Tennessee community colleges. The donation will fund scholarships to help community college students statewide begin a path toward completing their college degrees. The announcement was made at Chattanooga State Community College.
“This generous donation to Tennessee’s community colleges will make a large impact in advancing public higher education in Tennessee,” said Vice Chancellor Dr. Warren Nichols. “We’re grateful to AT&T for helping us maintain our forward momentum. The initiatives this contribution will fund will directly enhance and promote our completion agenda.”
Each of the state’s 13 community colleges will receive $5,000 to award scholarships to encourage students to participate in programs designed to help students succeed in the classroom and be better prepared to enter the workforce. The programs will target non-traditional and underserved students.
“AT&T’s commitment to education is a model we need more companies throughout the state to follow,” said Sen. Dolores Gresham, chairman of the Senate Education Committee. “AT&T’s investment in programs like these with our state’s community colleges will strengthen Tennessee’s future economy and workforce.”
“The relationship between business and education is an important one for job creation in Tennessee,” said Rep. Harry Brooks, chairman of the House Education Committee. “Statistics continue to show that the jobs of the future will require some type of secondary education, and helping our students obtain degrees and certificates will lead to more job growth and development for Tennessee.”
Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) ended Friday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.17 points or -0.38% at $44.42 with 40.79 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $44.67, the shares hit an intraday low of $44.05 and an intraday high of $44.67 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $32.90 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 741.47 million shares.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) on September 15, 2016 announced the pricing of two series of senior unsecured notes in an aggregate principal amount of $1.5 billion, in a private offering, consisting of $650 million of 2.300% senior notes due 2021 and $850 million of 3.400% senior notes due 2026. The senior notes due 2021 will be issued at a price equal to 99.878% of their principal amount. The senior notes due 2026 will be issued at a price equal to 99.614% of their principal amount.
The offering is expected to close on September 19, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.