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In 2015, $ETR's total qualified pension cost was $321.1MM, including a $0.4MM curtailment charge related to announced plant closures. $ETR expects 2016 qualified pension cost to be $211.8MM. $ETR's pension funding was about $395.8MM for 2015. $ETR's 2016-2018 contributions to the pension trust are currently expected to be about $1.1Bil.
$MCD stock rose more than 2% after it posted better than expected 3Q16 results, driven by global same-store sales growth. Meanwhile, earnings and revenue were lower than last year, hurt by refranchising efforts.
$RAI has received a $47 billion take over offer from British tobacco giant British American Tobacco! This is huge!
No better outlook on $MSFT. Even if the results beat a bit, the stock may move 4 to 6% higher, but won't go above $60.