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- OLN, OLIN CP Current Caprock Strength Rating: 16.668947
- GILD, GILEAD SCIENCES Current Caprock Strength Rating: 149.438553
- DUK, DUKE ENERGY CP HL Current Caprock Strength Rating: 38.342281
- HP, HELMERICH PAYNE Current Caprock Strength Rating: 111.265259
- CBU, COMMUNITY BK SYS Current Caprock Strength Rating: 98.150024
- CHD, CHURCH DWIGHT CO Current Caprock Strength Rating: 95.218185
- MLNM, MILLENNIUM PHARM Current Caprock Strength Rating: 133.557907
- DVN, DEVON ENERGY CP ( Current Caprock Strength Rating: 157.656082
- PML, PIMCO MUNI INC FD Current Caprock Strength Rating: 8.180030
- SY, SYBASE INC Current Caprock Strength Rating: 55.381767
- KND, KINDRED HEALTHCAR Current Caprock Strength Rating: 8.169164
- TECH, TECHNE CP Current Caprock Strength Rating: 108.706253
- UIL, UIL HLDGS CP Current Caprock Strength Rating: 18.508133
- ROL, ROLLINS INC Current Caprock Strength Rating: 232.732819
- AXS, AXIS CAP HLDGS LT Current Caprock Strength Rating: 19.647703
- HXM, DESARROLLADORA HO Current Caprock Strength Rating: 1.585304
- CHL, CHINA MOBILE LIMI Current Caprock Strength Rating: 204.887497
- BCR, BARD C R INC Current Caprock Strength Rating: 345.886597
- HBHC, HANCOCK HLDG CO Current Caprock Strength Rating: 7.951651
- CENX, CENTURY ALUMINUM Current Caprock Strength Rating: 26.985502
Olin Corporation is a manufacturer concentrated in two business segments, including Chlor Alkali Products and Winchester. The Chlor Alkali Products manufactures and sells chlorine and caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, sodium chlorate, bleach products and potassium hydroxide. Winchester products include sporting ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and components, and industrial cartridges. On August 31, 2007, the Company completed the acquisition of Pioneer Companies, Inc. (Pioneer). The Company?s subsidiary, PCI Chemicals Canada Company/Societe PCI Chimie Canada, operating two chlor alkali facilities, Becancour and Dalhousie sells chlor alkali-related products within Canada and to the United States. The Company?s subsidiary, The Winchester Australia Limited loads and packs sporting and industrial ammunition in Australia.
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Gilead) is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The Company has United States and international commercial sales operations, with marketing subsidiaries in Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. Its commercial teams promote Truvada, Viread, Emtriva, Hepsera, AmBisome, Letairis and Flolan through direct field contact with physicians, hospitals, clinics and other healthcare providers. Its corporate partner, Astellas Pharma, Inc. (Astellas), promotes, sells and distributes AmBisome in the United States.In September 2007, it acquired Nycomed Limited, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of Germany-based pharmaceutical company, Nycomed GmbH.
Duke Energy Corporation (Duke Energy) is an energy company located in the Americas that provides its services through four business units. The Company?s business units are U.S. Franchised Electric and Gas, Commercial Power, International Energy and Duke Energy?s 50% interest in the Crescent Resources joint venture (Crescent JV or Crescent). In May 2007, Duke Energy acquired the wind power development assets of Energy Investor Funds from Tierra Energy. The purchase includes more than 1,000 megawatts of wind assets in various stages of development in the Western and Southwestern United States. On January 2, 2007, Duke Energy completed the spin-off of its natural gas businesses, named Spectra Energy Corp., including its wholly owned subsidiary Spectra Energy Capital, LLC. The natural gas businesses spun off primarily consisted of Duke Energy?s Natural Gas Transmission business segment and Duke Energy?s 50% ownership interest in DCP Midstream, LLC.
Helmerich & Payne, Inc. is primarily engaged in contract drilling of oil and gas wells for others. The contract drilling business accounts for almost all of the Company’s operating revenues. It is also engaged in the ownership, development and operation of commercial real estate. It is organized into two separate operating entities: contract drilling and real estate. The Company’s contract drilling business consists of three business segments: U.S. land drilling, offshore platform drilling and international drilling. The Company’s U.S. land drilling is conducted primarily in Oklahoma, California, Texas, Wyoming, Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, New Mexico, and North Dakota, and offshore from platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, California, Trinidad and Equatorial Guinea. During the fiscal year ended September 30, 2007, the Company’s international land segment operated in seven international locations: Venezuela, Ecuador, Colombia, Argentina, Bolivia, Tunisia and Chile.
Community Bank System, Inc. is a single bank holding company, which wholly owns five subsidiaries: Community Bank, N.A. (the Bank), Benefit Plans Administrative Services, Inc. (BPAS), CFSI Closeout Corp. (CFSICC), First of Jermyn Realty Co. (FJRC) and Town & Country Agency LLC (T&C). BPAS owns three subsidiaries, Benefit Plans Administrative Services LLC (BPA), Harbridge Consulting Group LLC and Hand Benefit & Trust Company. BPAS provides administration, consulting and actuarial services to sponsors of employee benefit plans. CFSICC, FJRC and T&C are inactive companies. The Company also wholly owns three unconsolidated subsidiary business trusts established for the purpose of issuing mandatorily redeemable preferred securities, which are considered Tier I capital under regulatory capital adequacy guidelines. On May 18, 2007, BPAS acquired Hand Benefits & Trust, Inc. On June 1, 2007, the Company acquired TLNB Financial Corporation, parent company of Tupper Lake National Bank.
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. develops, manufactures and markets a range of household, personal care and specialty products under brand names, including ARM & HAMMER and TROJAN. The Consumer Domestic segment includes household products for deodorizing and cleaning, such as ARM & HAMMER baking soda and cat litter, and SCRUB FREE and BRILLO cleaning products; and laundry products, such as XTRA and ARM & HAMMER laundry detergents, OXICLEAN pre-wash laundry additive and XTRA NICE?N FLUFFY fabric softeners. The Consumer International segment primarily sells a variety of personal care products in international markets, including France, the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Spain, Brazil and China. The Specialty Products segment is a producer of sodium bicarbonate, which it sells together with other specialty inorganic chemicals for a variety of industrial, institutional, medical and food applications. This segment also sells a range of animal nutrition and specialty cleaning products.
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Devon Energy Corporation (Devon) is an independent energy company engaged primarily in oil and gas exploration, development and production, the acquisition of producing properties, the transportation of oil, gas and natural gas liquids and the processing of natural gas. Devon owns oil and gas properties principally in the United States and Canada and, to a lesser degree, various regions located outside North America, including Azerbaijan, Brazil and China. The Company also owns properties in West Africa In addition to its oil and gas operations, Devon has marketing and midstream operations primarily in North America. These include marketing natural gas, crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs), and constructing and operating pipelines, storage and treating facilities and gas processing plants. In October 2007, the Company completed the sale of its operations in Egypt. In June 2008, the Company announced the completion of the sale of its oil and gas business in Equatorial Guinea.
PIMCO Municipal Income Fund II (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund invests substantially all of its assets in a portfolio of municipal bonds, the interest from which is exempt from federal income tax. It also invests in residual interest municipal bonds/residual interest tax-exempt bonds. Allianz Global Investors Fund Management LLC serves as the Fund’s investment manager and is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Allianz Global Investors of America L.P (Allianz Global). Allianz Global is an indirect majority-owned subsidiary of Allianz SE. PIMCO Municipal Income Fund II’s sub-advisor is Pacific Investment Management Company LLC.
Sybase, Inc. (Sybase) is an enterprise software company delivering on the Unwired Enterprise vision by managing, integrating and mobilizing data from multiple sources, and making decision-ready information easily accessible at the point of action. Sybase delivers a range of solutions to ensure that customer information is managed and mobilized to the point of action, including enterprise and mobile databases, middleware, synchronization, encryption and device management software, and mobile messaging services. Its business is organized into three principal operating segments, Infrastructure Platform Group (IPG), iAnywhere Solutions, Inc. (iAS) and Sybase 365, Inc. (Sybase 365).
Kindred Healthcare, Inc. is a healthcare services company that through its subsidiaries operates hospitals, nursing centers and a contract rehabilitation services business across the United States. As of December 31, 2007, the Company’s hospital division operated 84 long-term acute care (LTAC) hospitals (6,567 licensed beds) in 24 states. Kindred Healthcare’s health services division operated 228 nursing centers (29,106 licensed beds) in 27 states. The Company also operated a contract rehabilitation services business that provides rehabilitative services primarily in long-term care settings. Kindred Healthcare is organized into three operating divisions: the hospital division, the health services division and the rehabilitation division. The hospital division operates LTAC hospitals. The health services division operates nursing centers. The rehabilitation division provides rehabilitation services primarily in long-term care settings.
Techne Corporation and its subsidiaries are engaged in the development and manufacture of biotechnology products and hematology calibrators and controls. These activities are conducted through its wholly owned subsidiary, Research and Diagnostic Systems, Inc (R&D Systems). Through R&D Systems Europe Ltd. (R&D Europe), its wholly owned subsidiary, the Company distributes biotechnology products throughout Europe. Techne Corporation has three operating segments: biotechnology, R&D Systems Europe and hematology. The biotechnology segment consists of R&D Systems’ Biotechnology Division, Fortron Bio Science, Inc. (Fortron), BiosPacific, Inc. and R&D Systems China Co. Ltd. (R&D China), which develop, manufacture and sell biotechnology research and diagnostic products world-wide. R&D Systems Europe distributes Biotechnology Division products throughout Europe. The hematology segment develops and manufactures hematology controls and calibrators for sale world-wide.
UIL Holdings Corporation (UIL Holdings) is engaged in operating its regulated utility business. The utility business consists of the electric transmission and distribution operations of The United Illuminating Company (UI). UIL Holdings also has a non-utility business, United Capital Investments, Inc. (UCI), which primarily holds passive minority ownership interests in two investment funds. As of December 31, 2007, the non-utility businesses included a minority ownership interest in Bridgeport Energy, LLC (BE) held by United Bridgeport Energy, Inc. (UBE) until the completion of the sale of that interest to an affiliate of Duke Energy on March 28, 2006; UCI?s minority ownership interest in Cross-Sound Cable Company, LLC (Cross-Sound) until the completion of the sale of that interest to Babcock & Brown Infrastructure Ltd. on February 27, 2006, and the operations of Xcelecom, Inc. (Xcelecom), until the sale of that business effective December 31, 2006.
Rollins, Inc. is a service company providing pest and termite control services to both residential and commercial customers in North America. Orkin, Inc. (Orkin), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, provides customized services from over 400 locations to approximately 1.7 million customers. Orkin serves customers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Asia providing pest control services and protection against termite damage, rodents and insects to homes and businesses, including hotels, food service establishments, food manufacturers, retailers and transportation companies. Orkin operates under the Orkin and PCO Services, Inc. trademarks and the Acurid service mark.
AXIS Capital Holdings Limited is a Bermuda-based holding company for the AXIS group of companies. Through its various operating subsidiaries and branches, the Company provides a range of insurance and reinsurance products to insureds and reinsureds worldwide with operations in Bermuda, Europe, Singapore and the United States. Its business consists of two global underwriting platforms: AXIS Insurance and AXIS Re. AXIS Insurance is organised into four divisions managed across all geographic locations: Specialty Lines, Professional Lines, Capital Risk Solutions and AXIS Select Markets. The Company operates through two business segments: insurance and reinsurance. During the year ended December 31, 2007, the Company purchased the assets of the Media Professional Division (Media Pro) of MPI Insurance Agency, Inc., an Aon Group, Inc. subsidiary.
Desarrolladora Homex, S.A.B. de C.V. (Homex) is a vertically integrated home development company engaged in the development, construction and sale of entry level, middle-income and upper-income housing in Mexico. During the year ended December 31, 2007, Homex sold 51,672 homes. As of December 31, 2007, it had 98 developments under construction in 33 cities located in 21 Mexican states. It had total land reserves under title of approximately 67.5 million square meters as of December 31, 2007. Homex operates in markets throughout Mexico, from Tijuana in the north to Tapachula in the south, which represent 21 states and 33 cities as of December 31, 2007. In 2007, 34% of the Company?s revenues originated in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area, and 17% in Guadalajara. The remaining revenues were originated in 31 cities.
China Mobile Limited is an investment holding company and a mobile services provider in China. Its principal activity is providing mobile telecommunications and related services in 31 provinces, autonomous regions and directly administered municipalities in Mainland China and Hong Kong. As of April 30, 2008, the total number of subscribers reached 399.5 million. The Company?s businesses can be primarily divided into voice business and value-added business.
C. R. Bard, Inc. (Bard) is engaged in the designing, manufacturing, packaging, distribution and sale of medical, surgical, diagnostic and patient care devices. The Company sells a range of products worldwide to hospitals, individual healthcare professionals, extended care facilities and alternate site facilities. In general, the Company?s products are intended to be used once and then discarded or implanted either temporarily or permanently. Bard has four major product group categories: vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialties. The Company has a 50% ownership in Medicon, Inc. (Medicon), a Japanese joint venture with Kobayashi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. In January 2008, Bard acquired the LifeStent family of stents from Edwards Lifesciences Corporation. These stents are available in the United States for biliary indications only. In June 2008, Specialized Health Products International Inc. completed its merger into a wholly owned subsidiary of Bard.
Hancock Holding Company is a bank holding company. As of December 31, 2007, the Company operated more than 162 banking and financial services offices, and more than 132 automated teller machines (ATMs) in the states of Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida and Alabama through four wholly owned bank subsidiaries: Hancock Bank, Gulfport, Mississippi, Hancock Bank of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Hancock Bank of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida and Hancock Bank of Alabama, Mobile, Alabama (collectively, the Banks). The Banks are community oriented and focus primarily on offering commercial, consumer and mortgage loans and deposit services to individuals and small to middle market businesses in their respective market areas.
Century Aluminum Company (Century Aluminum) is a holding company engaged in producing aluminium. The Company?s principal subsidiaries are Century Aluminum of West Virginia, Inc. (Century of West Virginia), Berkeley Aluminum, Inc. (Berkeley), Century Kentucky, Inc. (Century Kentucky) and Nordural ehf (Nordural). Century of West Virginia operates a primary aluminium reduction facility in Ravenswood, West Virginia (Ravenswood). Berkeley holds a 49.7% interest in a partnership, which operates a primary aluminium reduction facility in Mt. Holly, South Carolina (Mt. Holly) and a 49.7% undivided interest in the property, plant, and equipment comprising Mt. Holly. The remaining interest in the partnership and the remaining undivided interest in Mt. Holly are owned by Alumax of South Carolina, Inc., a subsidiary of Alcoa (ASC).
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