Best Stocks: Achillion Pharmaceuticals(NASDAQ:ACHN), AT&T(NYSE:T), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ACHN) has received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the nine analysts that are presently covering the stock, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) in last trading activity increased 4.37% to close at $11.71. Company weekly performance is 6.75% while its quarterly performance stands at 65.63%. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) is -15.14% away from its 52 week high.

AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T) reduced revenue outlook for 2014 reflects “a transition period” that will require a year or more to complete, according to an analyst Wednesday. Citi’s Michael Rollins said AT&T’s lower guidance that accompanied its third-quarter earnings report Thursday reflects the role of accounting for installment plans rather than “organic performance.” On last trading day AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T) increased 0.62% to close at $33.87. Its volatility for the week is 1.61% while volatility for the month is 1.48%. T’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 57.50%. AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T) monthly performance is -2.17%.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)’s new chief executive, Mark Fields, is giving the automaker’s long-moribund Lincoln brand what his predecessor Alan Mulally never could: a little love and a lot of cash. On last trading day Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) fell -4.31% to close at $13.78. Its volatility for the week is 2.39% while volatility for the month is 3.10%. F’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.80%. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) monthly performance is -14.94%.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)chief executive officer Larry Page has put Sundar Pichai, one of his key lieutenants, in charge of the Internet company’s products. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has 0.19% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 31.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $539.78.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) led companies selling about $34 billion of bonds in the U.S. Average yields for high-grade, dollar-denominated bonds dropped to 2.89 percent on Oct. 15, the lowest level since May 2013, according to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch U.S. Verizon has an investment-grade rating of BBB+ from Standard & Poor’s. On Friday shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) closed at $48.77. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 4.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 7.87%.

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