First California Acquired by PacWest and 3 Stocks that Have Hit 52-Week Highs

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Copa Holdings S.A. (NYSE:CPA) 4eports Copa Holdings October Load Factor has risen 0.2 percent year over year to 74.2 percent from 74 percent during October 2011. The company also reports that its International Service Load Factor has increased 0.1 percent year over year to 74 percent from 73.9 percent during October 2011. The company report its Domestic Service Load Factor rose 2.9 percent year over year to 78.8 percent from 75.9 percent during October 2011. The shares closed at $94.88, down $1.56 or 1.62 percent on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $57.57 to $94.4299.

Diageo Plc (NYSE:DEO) still expects to see double-digit growth in Latin America following its gains of 19 percent in organic net sales and 22 percent in operating profit last year, stated the president of the Diageo’s Latin America and Caribbean unit, according to Bloomberg. The shares closed at $115.20, down $0.94 or 0.81 percent on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $79.45 to $116.96.

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First California Fin (NASDAQ:FCAL): PacWest Bancorp’s acquisition of First California will add about $2 billion in assets. The shares closed at $7.60, up $0.85 or 12.59 percent on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $2.92 to $7.42.

Georgia Gulf Corp. (NYSE:GGC) cites performance exceeds its original expectations and positive views for Q4 caustic prices, after three quarters. Domestic and export PVC demand along with Aromatics costs are reasons for increases EBITDA guidance. These comments were taken from Q3 earnings conference call. The shares closed at $39.86, up $1.67 or 4.37 percent on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $16.29 to $40.88.

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