Talen Energy Corp. (TLN) increased 7.64% from $49.97 to $55.02 last week after the passage of Pennsylvania’s digital infrastructure legislation which provides tax exemptions for data center investments.
Peru’s sovereign bonds (PERU) increased 2.6% from $89.82 to $92.19 last week as central banks in developing nations take center stage in an extended rally in emerging markets given the Fed is in no hurry to raise interest rates.
LIGHTSTONE GENERATION LLC TL B is this week’s winner, up 3.4% from $74.84 to $77.35 as the group remains atop the list of distressed issuers despite the recent decline in the supply of distressed securities which had previously seen steady weekly growth.
Lagardere (MMBFP) increased 5.5% from $99.07 to $104.52 last week after Vivendi agrees to buy Amber Capital’s stake in the company to create media empire.
Peabody Energy Corp. (BTU) increased 4.5% from $80.72 to $84.37 last week as demand for U.S. coal exports and natural gas increases, and industrial demand for energy recovers from its pandemic slump.
Edison Intl (EIX) increased 3.6% from $100.64 to $104.25 last week after California’s record-breaking power prices show the market’s desire for more reliable gas generation and highlight the overall value of fossil fuel.
Navios Acquisition (NNA) increased 24.2% from $80.69 to $100.18 last week after the international owner and operator of tanker vessels announced a merger with dry cargo vessel operator, Navios Partners.
Coca-Cola (KO) increased 3.6% from $197.62 to $204.66 last week as investors seek to pour into more recession-resistant investments with reliable growth given the current economic downturn.
PBF Holding Co. increased 26.5% from $51.83 to $65.56 last week after the company announced its plans to evaluate conversion of an idle hydrocracking unit into a renewable diesel fuel producing plant to mitigate RFS costs.
Barrick Gold Corp. increased 2.4% from $127.81 to $130.83 last week after joining industrywide efforts to decarbonize surface mining through large scale haul truck electrification.