Active Stocks to Watch: Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN), CTI BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ:CTIC), United Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:UBSI), Citrix Systems (NASDAQ:CTXS), WashingtonFirst Bankshares (NASDAQ:WFBI)


Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN) released a statement saying that it has signed an agreement to purchase oil and gas assets, including approximately 46,700 net acres in northeast Pennsylvania, from WPX Energy, Inc. (ticker: WPX) for approximately $300 million. Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN) in last trading activity moved down -0.35% to close at $30.88. Company weekly performance is -6.51% while its quarterly performance stands at -21.60%. Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN) is -37.18% away from its 52 week high.

CTI BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ:CTIC) announced that it has received a $15 million milestone payment from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Teva) related to the achievement of sales milestones for TRISENOX® (arsenic trioxide). TRISENOX was acquired from CTI by Cephalon, Inc. (Cephalon). Cephalon was subsequently acquired by Teva. On last trading day CTI BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ:CTIC) moved down -1.36% to close at $2.17. Its volatility for the week is 4.26% while volatility for the month is 3.72%. CTIC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 24.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 71.00%. CTI BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ:CTIC) monthly performance is -8.82%.

United Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:UBSI) declared a quarterly dividend. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 12th will be given a dividend of 0.32 per share on Friday, January 2nd. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.64%. On last trading day United Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:UBSI) advanced 1.76% to close at $35.28. Its volatility for the week is 2.34% while volatility for the month is 1.78%. UBSI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -6.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -3.20%. United Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:UBSI) monthly performance is 2.50%.

Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) Director Murray J. Demo unloaded 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $66.08, for a total value of $66,080.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 40,705 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,689,786. Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) has 0.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 98.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $65.37.

WashingtonFirst Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:WFBI) declared a quarterly dividend. Investors of record on Friday, December 12th will be given a dividend of 0.05 per share on Friday, January 2nd. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.32%. On Wednesday shares of WashingtonFirst Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:WFBI) closed at $15.05.


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