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Jessica Seaman

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Acxiom logs $11M loss in '15

Drop in faltering unit’s revenue, restructuring costs cited

Subscriber onlyThe $11.04 million loss that Acxiom Corp. recorded for the 2015 fiscal year is partly due to the revenue decline in the information-technology segment it plans to sell off in a potential $190 million deal, the company reported Thursday. Continue reading...

Acxiom to sell unit for up to $190M

2 private-equity firms to get IT arm

Subscriber onlyAcxiom Corp. is selling its struggling information-technology infrastructure management operations in a potential $190 million deal with two private-equity firms, the Little Rock-based company said Wednesday. Continue reading...

Spinoff now out to make its mark

Windstream its only tenant now

Subscriber onlyAs Communications Sales and Leasing Inc. settles into its new headquarters in Little Rock, the company is faced with a challenge: proving to investors that it can expand its business beyond its current sole tenant, Windstream Holdings Inc. Continue reading...

Dillard's earnings slide 1.9%

Analyst says soft in-store sales reflect buyers’ shift to Net

Subscriber onlyDillard's Inc. on Thursday reported a profit drop of about 1.9 percent in the first quarter of fiscal 2015, missing analysts estimates. Continue reading...

Windstream net shrinks; shares fall

Subscriber onlyWindstream Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported a first-quarter net income of $5.3 million, or 5 cents per share, compared with a profit of $16 million, or 15 cents per share, during the same period last year. Continue reading...

Gasoline retailer nets big quarter

Profit is $22.9M at Murphy USA

Subscriber onlyAn increase in fuel margins and volumes helped Murphy USA Inc. more than double its first quarter net income, the El Dorado-based fuel retailer said Monday. Continue reading...

Gas prices at 2015 high, still cheapest in 6 years

Subscriber onlyNationally, the average price for a gallon of gasoline on Friday reached $2.60, the highest it's been this year, yet motorists are paying some of the cheapest fuel costs in six years. Continue reading...

Murphy reports $14.4M decline

Weak oil prices blamed for loss

Subscriber onlyMurphy Oil Corp. on Wednesday reported a loss in net income during its 2015 first quarter as weak oil prices trimmed the company's revenue. Continue reading...

Oil glut, price swoon idle state rigs, workers

Subscriber onlyJust a few months ago, Alice-Sidney Oil Co. was busy pumping oil out of the ground in Kansas and east Texas. Then crude prices plummeted, sending the global market into turmoil and halting drilling activities for the El Dorado-based exploration and production company. Continue reading...

Analysts see Murphy's quarter suffering as low oil prices sap energy firms

Subscriber onlyIt's proving to be a difficult earnings season for oil companies as low prices for crude are sapping profits and pushing many into the red for the first quarter. Continue reading...

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