American Campus Communities, Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It primarily engages in developing, owning, and managing high-quality student housing communities. The firm diversifies its functions across acquisition, design, financing, development, construction management, leasing and management of student housing properties. American Campus Communities, Inc. was formed in 1993 and is based in Austin, Texas.
Cabela's Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer and direct marketer of hunting, fishing, camping, and related outdoor merchandise. The company operates through three segments: Retail, Direct, and Financial Services. The Retail segment sells products and services through its retail stores. As of August 28, 2014, it operated 61 stores in North America. The Direct segment sells products through its e-commerce Websites, such as Cabelas.com and Cabelas.ca, as well as direct mail catalogs. The Financial Services segment issues Cabela's CLUB Visa credit card, a reward based credit card program; certificates of deposits; and underwriting services. It offers its Cabela's CLUB Visa credit cards through various channels comprising Website, retail stores, inbound telemarketing, and catalogs. The company's product portfolio includes hunting equipment, such as firearms, ammunition, optics, archery products, and related accessories and supplies; a range of equipment and accessories for outdoor activities comprising fishing and tackle products, boats, electronics, marine accessories and equipments, camping gear and equipment, food preparation and outdoor cooking products, and gifts and home furnishings, as well as all-terrain vehicles and accessories for automobiles and all-terrain vehicles; and clothing and footwear products, such as fieldwear apparel and footwear, sportswear apparel and footwear, and workwear products, as well as apparel and footwear for the casual customers. Cabela's Incorporated was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Sidney, Nebraska.
Chiquita Brands International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, markets and distributes bananas and pineapples, packaged salads, and other fresh produce primarily in the United States, Central America, Europe, and the Middle East. Its Bananas segment purchases, produces, transports, markets, and distributes bananas under the Chiquita brand to grocery retailers, ripeners, and wholesalers. The company's Salads and Healthy Snacks segment offers packaged and ready-to-eat salads under the Fresh Express and private labels; fresh vegetable and fruit ingredients used in foodservice; healthy snacks, including single-serve fruit snacks under the Chiquita brand name; and banana puree and other processed fruit ingredients to food manufacturers and quick service restaurants. This segment also sells fresh-cut produce, such as lettuce, tomatoes, spinach, cabbage, and onions to foodservice distributors; and purchases, processes, packages, and distributes various fresh-cut apples. Its Other Produce segment markets and distributes pineapples and other produce items. The company also licenses its Chiquita brand to third parties. Chiquita Brands International, Inc. was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Core Laboratories N.V. provides reservoir description, production enhancement, and reservoir management services to the oil and gas industry in the Netherlands and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Reservoir Description, Production Enhancement, and Reservoir Management. The Reservoir Description segment comprises the characterization of petroleum reservoir rock, fluid, and gas samples. It offers analytical and field services to characterize properties of crude oil and petroleum products to the oil and gas industry. The Production Enhancement segment includes products and services relating to reservoir well completions, perforations, stimulations, and production. It offers integrated services to evaluate the effectiveness of well completions and to develop solutions to enhance the effectiveness of enhanced oil recovery projects. The Reservoir Management segment combines and integrates information from reservoir description and production enhancement services to enhance the production and recovery of oil and gas from its client's reservoirs. It markets its products through sales representatives, technical seminars, trade shows, and print advertising, as well as through distributors. The company was founded in 1936 and is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Gartner, Inc. provides independent and objective research and analysis on the information technology (IT), computer hardware, software, communications, and related technology industries in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Research, Consulting, and Events. The Research segment offers objective insight on critical and timely technology and supply chain initiatives for CIOs, other IT professionals, supply chain leaders, technology companies, and the investment community through reports, briefings, proprietary tools, access to analysts, peer networking services, and membership programs. This segment provides analysis on various aspects of technology, including hardware, software and systems, services, IT management, market data and forecasts, and vertical-industry issues. This segment delivers its IT research and insight primarily through a subscription-based digital media service. The Consulting segment offers consulting, measurement engagements, and strategic advisory services, as well as proprietary tools for measuring and improving IT performance. This segment provides solutions to CIOs and other IT executives; targeted consulting services to professionals in specific industries; and actionable solutions for IT cost optimization, technology modernization, and IT sourcing optimization initiatives. The Events segment provides IT, supply chain, and business professionals the opportunity to attend various symposia, conferences, and exhibitions to learn, contribute, and network with their peers. This segment focuses on specific topics, technologies, and industries providing IT professionals with the insight, solutions, and networking opportunities, as well as offers targeted events for CIOs and IT executives. Gartner, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.
IGI Laboratories, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets topical formulations in the United States. The company sells its generic topical pharmaceutical products under the IGI label. It also develops, manufactures, fills, and packages topical semi-solid and liquid products for branded and generic pharmaceutical customers, as well as for over-the-counter (OTC) and cosmetic markets. The company's products are used in various applications from cosmetics and cosmeceuticals to the prescription treatment of conditions, such as dermatitis, psoriasis, and eczema. In addition, it offers pharmaceutical contract services comprising formulating, testing, and/or manufacturing prescription pharmaceutical products and medical devices; and contract development services consisting of developing topical formulations for the pharmaceutical, OTC, and cosmetic customers. IGI Laboratories, Inc. has a license agreement with Novavax, Inc. to utilize the Novasome lipid vesicle encapsulation and certain other technologies for applications in animal pharmaceuticals, biologicals, and other animal health products; foods, food applications, nutrients, and flavorings; cosmetics, consumer products, and dermatological OTC and prescription products; fragrances; and chemicals, including herbicides, insecticides, pesticides, paints and coatings, photographic chemicals, and other specialty chemicals. The company was formerly known as IGI, Inc. and changed its name to IGI Laboratories, Inc. in May 2008. IGI Laboratories, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Buena, New Jersey.
JAKKS Pacific, Inc. designs, develops, produces, and markets consumer products in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Traditional Toys and Electronics; and Role Play, Novelty and Seasonal Toys. The Traditional Toys and Electronics segment offers action figures, vehicles, playsets, plush products, dolls, accessories, electronic products, construction toys, infant and pre-school toys, foot to floor ride-on vehicles, wagons, and pet products and related products. The Role Play, Novelty and Seasonal Toys segment provides role play and dress-up products, novelty toys, seasonal and outdoor products, indoor and outdoor kids' furniture, and Halloween and everyday costume play. The company offers its products under various own, licensed, and non-licensed trademarks and brands, including Road Champs, Fly Wheels, MXS, Spy Net, Plug It In & Play TV Games, Disney Princess, Disney Fairies, Cabbage Patch Kids, Graco, Fisher Price, Kawasaki, DC Comics, JAKKS Pets, American Classics, Black & Decker, McDonald's, Dirt Devil, Dora the Explorer, Crayola, Spiderman, Iron Man, Toy Story, Sesame Street, Power Rangers, Hasbro, Skyball, Wave Hoops, and Maui Toys. It sells its products through in-house sales staff and independent sales representatives to toy and mass-market retail chain, department, office supply, club, and toy specialty stores; and drug and grocery store chains and wholesalers. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Malibu, California.
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. operates as a pipeline transportation and energy storage company in North America. The company operates through five segments: Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Products Pipelines, Terminals, and Kinder Morgan Canada. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment gathers, transports, stores, treats, processes, and sells natural gas through approximately 40,000 miles of natural gas pipelines and associated storage and supply lines. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets carbon dioxide through approximately 1,500 miles of pipelines to oil fields. This segment also owns and operates 4 oil fields, and a 450 mile crude oil pipeline system in west Texas. The Products Pipelines segment delivers gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, natural gas liquids, crude oil, condensate, and bio-fuels to various markets through approximately 9,000 miles of refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and operates 62 associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix processing facilities. The Terminals segment transloads, stores, and delivers bulk, petroleum, petrochemical, and other liquids products through approximately 122 liquids and bulk terminal facilities; and approximately 10 rail transloading and materials handling facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment transports crude oil and refined petroleum products through approximately 800 miles of pipelines from Alberta, Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia and the state of Washington; and the jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver international airport, as well as operates 5 associated product terminal facilities. Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. serves as the general partner of the company. The company was founded in 1992 and is based in Houston, Texas. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. is a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, Inc.