hercules hercules  /ˈhɜrkjə ˌliz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality
  2. (n) a large constellation in the northern hemisphere between Lyra and Corona Borealis

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  1. Commit To Buy Hercules Offshore At $5, Earn 12%

    Investors eyeing a purchase of Hercules Offshore Inc (NASD: HERO) shares, but tentative about paying the going market price of $7.16/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One interesting put contract in particular, is the January 2015 put at the $5 strike, which has a bid at the time of this writing of 60 cents. Collecting that bid ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Hercules resident returns to native Hawaii to re-instill swimming traditions

    Hercules resident Bill Woolsey is on an extended trip to his native Hawaii, hoping to revive a swimming tradition that helped him to a gold medal in the 1952 Olympics and a silver in 1956. On a recent trip to Oahu, Woolsey said he found that most kids -- and their parents -- did not know how to swim.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Contra Costa Times

  3. Hercules Offshore upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo

    Wells Fargo upgraded Hercules Offshore citing the strong jackup market rate environment. The firm raised its price target range for shares to $8-$9 from $6-$7.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "New Zealand is working closely with our partners under FRANZ - the joint France, Australia and New Zealand disaster relief arrangement - on how to best respond to the situation in Fiji. The Hercules is able to carry emergency supplies to Fiji, and...
    on Mar 15, 2010 By: Murray McCully Source: Stuff.co.nz

  2. "The first wave of evacuees has arrived in the Dominican Republic with approximately 100 Canadians on-board, and will continue on to Montreal to arrive late this evening," Mr. Cannon said. "They will be arriving on the Hercules aircraft that...
    on Jan 14, 2010 By: Lawrence Cannon Source: National Post

  3. "This year is the 50th anniversary of the first CC-130 Hercules aircraft accepted by Canada," said the Honourable Peter MacKay, the Canadian Minister of National Defence. "I am proud to mark this milestone by welcoming the J-model Hercules...
    on Jun 4, 2010 By: Peter MacKay Source: MarketWatch (press release)

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