5 Stock in Different Moves: Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND), BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE), Codorus Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:CVLY), Financial Engines (NASDAQ:FNGN), SM Energy (NYSE:SM)

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) reported in-line earnings for the fourth quarter. The La Jolla, California-based company posted a quarterly profit of $7.1 million, or $0.34 per share, versus $1.9 million, or $0.09 per share, in the year-ago period. Non-GAAP net income from continuing operations rose to $0.60 per share from $0.35 per share. On Monday shares of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) closed at $54.55. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 12.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 48.09%.

BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) annualized common share dividend will increase 5.3%, or 13 cents per share, from $2.47 to $2.60 effective with BCE’s Q1 2015 dividend payable on April 15, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 16, 2015.BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) in last trading activity fell -2.89% to close at $43.99. Company weekly performance is -5.38% while its quarterly performance stands at -0.11%. BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) is -8.87% away from its 52 week high.

The Board of Directors of Codorus Valley Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLY) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per common share, payable on February 10, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 27, 2015.On last trading day Codorus Valley Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLY) increased 2.62% to close at $19.55. Its volatility for the week is 2.32% while volatility for the month is 1.44%. CVLY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 30.80%. Codorus Valley Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLY) monthly performance is -0.86%.

Financial Engines (NASDAQ:FNGN) announced that the Company will host a conference call to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 5:00pm ET. Hosting the call will be Larry Raffone, Chief Executive Officer and Ray Sims, Chief Financial Officer. A press release with fourth quarter and full year financial results will be issued after the market close that same day. Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 95.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $39.40.

SM Energy Company (NYSE: SM) is scheduled to release details regarding its earnings and results for the fourth quarter and full year 2014 after the close of trading on February 24, 2015. On last trading day SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) fell -0.31% to close at $47.99. Its volatility for the week is 7.07% while volatility for the month is 6.82%. SM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 12.70%. SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) monthly performance is 32.46%.

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