Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone 6 Sales in China, Korea & Japan Left Behind Samsung

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone sales reached on a record monthly high volumes in China, soaring more than 45% annually in month of November, it’s a fact that rich urban customers of Chin are quickly adopting the bigger iPhone form.

According to a Research Director of Counterpoint, Neil Shah, he commented on Apple (AAPL)’s record performance in China saying that this has helped drive Apple (AAPL)’s smartphone market share to above 12%, making it third spot behind the market leader Xiaomi and Lenovo. Apple iPhone 6 was the most popular iPhone model in November 2014, standing it for more than two-thirds of the total iPhone sales.

Japan is one of the most superior smartphone markets in the world, in Japan Apple (AAPL) holds more than half of the smartphone sales in October and November. The tech company is also likely to get advantage from its upcoming “Apple Watch” with a growing and premium iPhone user-base to further boost in the highly advanced consumer market.

In South Korea Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has also started its aggressive marketing war against Samsung Electronics in late October with record presales, and now Apple hold a record 33 percent market share in South Korea in November, and this is highest ever figure for a foreign brand to make good sales, as per the monthly report of Hong Kong-based market research company Counterpoint.

In comparison to Apple, Samsung Electronics ‘s share slipped to 46 percent after drifting around 60% for five months.

On Wednesday shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) closed at $109.55. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 33.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.49%.

Tech Stocks in Bearish Claws: Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD), Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ), Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX), SAP SE (NYSE:SAP), JinkoSolar (NYSE:JKS)

US chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) Inc forecast weaker-than-expected first-quarter revenue and said it taking steps to return its computing and graphics businesses to a “healthy trajectory” from the second quarter. The company also reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue as it struggles with weak sales of graphic cards and to compete with Intel Corp in a declining PC market. On Tuesday shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) closed at $2.24. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -1.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 42.50%.

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) has contributed $400,000 to the University of Toronto’s TalentEdge program to support scientific development, cutting-edge research, and hands-on learning. Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar, graduated from the University of Toronto with a PhD in Material Sciences in 1995. Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) in last trading activity decreased -9.77% to close at $19.21. Company weekly performance is -12.36% while its quarterly performance stands at -30.70%. Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) is -56.83% away from its 52 week high.

Goldman Sachs cut shares of Yandex NV (NASDAQ:YNDX) from a neutral rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning,TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. On last trading day Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) decreased -8.71% to close at $16.41. Its volatility for the week is 5.02% while volatility for the month is 4.50%. YNDX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 38.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 39.60%. Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) monthly performance is -5.17%.

SAP SE (NYSE:SAP), a German multinational software corporation, said on Tuesday that it has dropped its midterm profit margin guidance. The company even reported 1% drop in its net profit for the fourth quarter. SAP SE (NYSE:SAP) institutional ownership stands at 3.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $63.56.

On January 15, Yingli Green Energy Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE:JKS) has announced that its holding subsidiary, Yingli Energy (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (“Yingli Beijing”), has begun the construction of a 20 MW solar power plant located in Shule County, Xinjiang Province, China. Upon its completion in the second quarter of 2015, the project will generate approximately 28 million kilowatt-hours of electricity annually — enough to meet nearly 30 per cent of Shule County’s residential power demand. According to Yingli, this will offset about 17,000 tons of carbon emissions each year, which is equivalent to planting more than 21 million trees. On last trading day JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE:JKS) decreased -6.57% to close at $16.50. Its volatility for the week is 6.57% while volatility for the month is 5.81%. JKS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 26.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -11.10%. JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE:JKS) monthly performance is -7.46%.

Tech Stocks in Bullish Claws: Oi SA (ADR) (NYSE:OIBR), VimpelCom (NASDAQ:VIP), SemiLEDs Corporation (NASDAQ:LEDS), Super Micro Computer (NASDAQ:SMCI), MeetMe (NASDAQ:MEET)

Brazil telecom Oi SA (ADR) (NYSE:OIBR) said on Friday that its merger with Portugal Telecom SGPS is “irreversible,” dismissing calls by some PT shareholders to undo the deal now that Oi is trying to sell its Portuguese assets. Oi reiterated that the proposed Portuguese asset sale to France-based Altice will help reduce debt and allow it to participate in the expected consolidation of the Brazil market. On Tuesday shares of Oi SA (ADR) (NYSE:OIBR) closed at $2.06. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -9.60%.

VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ:VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services in 14 countries and headquartered in Amsterdam, announces changes to the Group’s Management Team. Rene Schuster, Group Chief Operating Officer, will be leaving the Company to pursue other business interests. His responsibilities will be assumed temporarily by the Group CEO, Jo Lunder. VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ:VIP) in last trading activity advanced 5.69% to close at $3.90. Company weekly performance is 2.09% while its quarterly performance stands at -32.64%. VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ:VIP) is -68.72% away from its 52 week high.

For fiscal first-quarter 2015 (to end-November 2014), LED chip and component maker SemiLEDs Corporation (NASDAQ:LEDS) of Hsinchu, Taiwan has reported revenue of $2.9m, down 15% on $3.4m a year ago but up 29% on $2.3m last quarter, due to both design wins in target end-markets and the completion of previously announced facility consolidation activities. On last trading day SemiLEDs Corporation (NASDAQ:LEDS) advanced 11.76% to close at $1.14. Its volatility for the week is 14.84% while volatility for the month is 9.32%. LEDS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -44.10%. SemiLEDs Corporation (NASDAQ:LEDS) monthly performance is 42.50%.

Super Micro Computer Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $31.2 million. On a per-share basis, the San Jose, California-based company said it had net income of 61 cents. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense, came to 65 cents per share. Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) has 17.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 63.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $37.74.

MeetMe, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEET) the public market leader for social discovery, announced that it has completed rolling out Stickers on its mobile platforms. MeetMe launched Stickers on Android last month, and has now made them available on iPhone and iPad. Stickers enable users to express themselves creatively via Chat. On last trading day MeetMe, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEET) advanced 7.75% to close at $1.53. Its volatility for the week is 5.99% while volatility for the month is 5.25%. MEET’s sales growth for past 5 years was 232.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 12.60%. MeetMe, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEET) monthly performance is -0.65%.

Tech Stocks Touched New Highs: Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS), Affymetrix Inc. (NASDAQ:AFFX), Iron Mountain (NYSE:IRM), Super Micro Computer (NASDAQ:SMCI), Advent Software (NASDAQ:ADVS)

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS), an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, will conduct a conference call with analysts to discuss its first quarter fiscal 2015 results and business outlook on January 22, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time. On Tuesday shares of Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) closed at $75.56. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 23.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 19.28%.

Affymetrix (NASDAQ:AFFX) CFO Gavin Wood sold 10,200 shares of Affymetrix stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.77, for a total transaction of $109,854.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 54,362 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $585,478.74. Affymetrix Inc. (NASDAQ:AFFX) in last trading activity advanced 3.23% to close at $11.65. Company weekly performance is 9.03% while its quarterly performance stands at 57.93%. Affymetrix Inc. (NASDAQ:AFFX) is 3.05% away from its 52 week high.

Iron Mountain (NYSE:IRM) has received a “BB” credit rating from analysts at Morningstar. The investment research firm’s “BB” rating indicates that the company is an above-average default risk. They also gave their stock a two star rating. On last trading day Iron Mountain Inc. (NYSE:IRM) advanced 1.04% to close at $40.75. Its volatility for the week is 1.92% while volatility for the month is 2.04%. IRM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.10%. Iron Mountain Inc. (NYSE:IRM) monthly performance is 5.57%.

Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) announced Net sales for the second quarter ended December 31, 2014 totaled $503.0 million, up 13.5% from $443.3 million in the first quarter of fiscal year 2015. One customer accounted for more than 10% of net sales during the quarter ended December 31, 2014. Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) has 17.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 63.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $37.74.

Advent Software (NASDAQ:ADVS) CEO David Peter Hess sold 3,721 shares of Advent Software stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.87, for a total transaction of $137,193.27. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 159,459 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,879,253.33. On last trading day Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADVS) advanced 2.17% to close at $37.75. Its volatility for the week is 5.57% while volatility for the month is 3.49%. ADVS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 11.70%. Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADVS) monthly performance is 25.75%.

Networking & Communication Stocks: Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO), Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), Extreme Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:EXTR), Aruba Networks (NASDAQ:ARUN), Finisar Corp. (NASDAQ:FNSR)

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) and leading Belgian telecommunications and IT services provider Proximus announced on 8 January at CES 2015 that they have consolidated their partnership to drive joint innovation and business development. On Friday shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) closed at $27.68. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 7.64%.

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, has promoted Jonathan Davidson to executive vice president and general manager of Juniper Development and Innovation. In his new role, Davidson will drive strategy, development and business growth for Juniper’s routing, switching, and security businesses as well as oversee the evolution of Juniper’s silicon and software. Davidson is replacing Rami Rahim, who was recently named CEO. Davidson will report to Rahim. Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) in last trading activity increased 1.12% to close at $21.63. Company weekly performance is -6.16% while its quarterly performance stands at 13.25%. Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) is -24.11% away from its 52 week high.

Zacks upgraded shares of Extreme Networks (NASDAQ:EXTR) from an underperform rating to a neutral rating in a research note released on Thursday morning. They currently have $3.50 target price on the stock. On last trading day Extreme Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:EXTR) fell -4.69% to close at $3.05. Its volatility for the week is 7.25% while volatility for the month is 4.90%. EXTR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 2.40%. Extreme Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:EXTR) monthly performance is -7.58%.

Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARUN) on 6 January announced that Wanda Group, China’s largest commercial property company, is deploying Aruba’s wireless LAN (WLAN) solutions across 59 malls and plazas in Guangzhou Baiyun, Fuzhou Financial Street, Fuzhou Cangshan, and the Dalian high-tech zone. Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARUN) has 0.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 92.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $16.90.

Brown Christopher, Exec.VP and General Counsel of Finisar Corp, (NASDAQ:FNSR) had unloaded 1,100 shares at an average price of $19.63 in a transaction dated on December 22, 2014. The total value of the transaction was worth $21,593. On last trading day Finisar Corp. (NASDAQ:FNSR) increased 3.80% to close at $18.58. Its volatility for the week is 3.74% while volatility for the month is 2.78%. FNSR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.30%. Finisar Corp. (NASDAQ:FNSR) monthly performance is 0.81%.

Technology Losers: Netlist Inc. (NASDAQ:NLST), HealthEquity (NASDAQ:HQY), Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL), Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE:SQNS), Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution Holding (NASDAQ:KONE)

On 13 January Netlist Inc. (NASDAQ:NLST) announced that Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted Netlist’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction against Diablo Technologies, Inc., for controller chips used by SanDisk in its high-speed ULLtraDIMM SSD product line. Under the Court’s order, Diablo and SanDisk are prohibited from manufacturing and selling the controller chipset used by SanDisk in the ULLtraDIMM and as a result, from further sale or distribution of the ULLtraDIMM itself. On Friday shares of Netlist Inc. (NASDAQ:NLST) closed at $1.35. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -19.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%.

On 15 January HealthEquity, Inc. (NASDAQ:HQY) said that Paybefore has selected HealthEquity, Inc. (NASDAQ:HQY) one of the largest health savings account providers, as a 2015 Paybefore Awards winner in the Best Benefits Delivery category. HealthEquity, Inc. (NASDAQ:HQY) in last trading activity decreased -7.25% to close at $19.57. Company weekly performance is -3.60% while its quarterly performance stands at -3.69%. HealthEquity, Inc. (NASDAQ:HQY) is -29.45% away from its 52 week high.

On 5 January Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL) announced the winners of the prestigious 2015 Autobytel Car and Truck of the Year Awards as the company officially celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year. On last trading day Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL) decreased -6.67% to close at $9.52. Its volatility for the week is 7.40% while volatility for the month is 4.90%. ABTL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.90%. Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL) monthly performance is -12.66%.

Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE:SQNS) will release its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2014 on Thursday, February 5, 2015, during pre-market hours. Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE:SQNS) has institutional ownership stands at 20.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $1.15.

On 14 January Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution Holding Ltd. (NASDAQ:KONE) announced financial results for its fiscal year ended September 30, 2014. Gross profit increased by 92.9% to approximately $2.0 million gross profit from approximately$1.0 million loss in the prior year period. On last trading day Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution Holding Ltd. (NASDAQ:KONE) decreased -18.69% to close at $3.35. Its volatility for the week is 31.05% while volatility for the month is 13.56%. KONE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 22.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -41.00%. Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution Holding Ltd. (NASDAQ:KONE) monthly performance is 11.67%.

Technology Gainers: Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI), E2open (NASDAQ:EOPN), Tessera Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRA), Neonode (NASDAQ:NEON), Wipro (NYSE:WIT)

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) intends to release its fourth quarter 2014 results after the close of the market on Thursday, February 5, 2015. On Friday shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) closed at $20.25. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 8.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.34%.

On 12 January E2open, Inc. (NASDAQ:EOPN) reported a third quarter non-GAAP loss of $0.15 per share after the close Thursday, compared to the loss of $0.16 per share last year. Analysts had expected a loss of $0.18 per share. The company expects to report a fourth quarter non-GAAP loss of $0.22 to $0.20 per share and between $0.63 and $0.61 per share for the full year 2015. The consensus estimates are for losses of $0.16 and $0.59. E2open, Inc. (NASDAQ:EOPN) in last trading activity increased 22.85% to close at $6.72. Company weekly performance is 18.94% while its quarterly performance stands at 9.09%. E2open, Inc. (NASDAQ:EOPN) is -77.46% away from its 52 week high.

On 16 January Tessera Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRA) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Amkor Technology Inc to settle all pending litigation between the two companies. Amkor has agreed to pay Tessera a total of $155 million. On last trading day Tessera Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRA) increased 10.94% to close at $37.22. Its volatility for the week is 4.26% while volatility for the month is 2.96%. TSRA’s sales growth for past 5 years was -7.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 4.99%. Tessera Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRA) monthly performance is 7.54%.

The Director, of Neonode, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEON) Dent Michael T had unloaded 11,800 shares at $4.5 per share in a transaction on December 4, 2014. The total value of transaction was $53,100. On Friday shares of Neonode, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEON) closed at $2.48. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -12.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.00%.

Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) reported better-than-expected growth in December-quarter net profit. Wipro Ltd gained as much as 7.8 percent. Wipro trades at 14.5 times of one-year forward earnings compared with 17.7 times of rivals, as per Thomson Reuters Eikon data. On last trading day Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) increased 9.58% to close at $12.12. Its volatility for the week is 3.89% while volatility for the month is 2.53%. WIT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 14.90%. Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) monthly performance is 7.83%.

Tech Top Losers: Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), Quantum Corporation (NYSE:QTM), TrueCar (NASDAQ:TRUE), Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH), Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ:PRGS)

Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions on 5 January announced that it has executed a multi-year contract with SouthernLINC Wireless, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southern Company, for its ReliOn integrated fuel cell solution and GenFuel hydrogen services. On Wednesday shares of Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG) closed at $2.75. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 8.20%.

Quantum Corp. (NYSE:QTM) announced preliminary results for the fiscal third quarter 2015 ended Dec. 31, 2014. Total revenue was approximately $142 million, slightly below the low end of the company’s October guidance range of $145 million to $150 million. Quantum Corporation (NYSE:QTM) in last trading activity decreased -8.00% to close at $1.61. Company weekly performance is -0.62% while its quarterly performance stands at 54.81%. Quantum Corporation (NYSE:QTM) is -12.02% away from its 52 week high.

Scott Painter, chief executive officer and founder of TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, presented a vision for the future of car buying to the auto industry today at the 2015 Automotive News World Congress. On last trading day TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE) decreased -7.06% to close at $19.61. Its volatility for the week is 6.36% while volatility for the month is 6.25%. TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE) monthly performance is -8.15%.

Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH) announced preliminary results for its first fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2014. The Company anticipates total revenue for the first quarter to be between $6.9 and $7.0 million, and non-GAAP net loss between $4.5 million and $4.6 million. Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH) has 8.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 59.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $5.76.

Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ:PRGS) announced the next evolution of its Telerik® Platform offering, the only mobile development platform combining rich UI tools and cloud services to build compelling apps, regardless of operating system, device or technology. After a year on the market, the Telerik Platform offering has hit many major milestones, culminating in its latest release, which focuses on speed, powerful mobile app development and testing. On last trading day Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ:PRGS) decreased -5.04% to close at $25.07. Its volatility for the week is 3.08% while volatility for the month is 2.23%. PRGS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -8.30%. Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ:PRGS) monthly performance is -5.32%.

Tech Losers to Watch: ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM), Himax Technologies (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX), InvenSense (NYSE:INVN), Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA), Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN)

ChannelAdvisor Corp. (NYSE:ECOM) announced after the close Monday that it now expects to report fourth quarter revenues of about $23.7 million, down from prior expectations of $25.6 million to $26.1 million. Analysts are expecting revenues of $25.91 million. On Tuesday shares of ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM) closed at $9.83. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.00%.

Himax Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:HIMX
) a leading supplier and fabless manufacturer of display drivers and other semiconductor products, pre-announced its fourth quarter 2014 revenues, gross margin and EPS. Net Revenues: $227.2 million, an increase of 2.2% quarter over quarter versus Company guidance of flat to slightly up. Gross Margin: 24.7%, up 0.2% from the previous quarter, versus Company guidance of down within 1%. Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX) in last trading activity moved down -7.30% to close at $7.37. Company weekly performance is -3.28% while its quarterly performance stands at -11.63%. Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX) is -52.33% away from its 52 week high.

On January 9, Ryan & Maniskas, LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased the common stock of InvenSense, Inc. (NYSE:INVN) between July 29, 2014 and October 28, 2014, inclusive (the “Class Period”). On last trading day InvenSense, Inc. (NYSE:INVN) moved down -5.89% to close at $14.07. Its volatility for the week is 7.06% while volatility for the month is 4.97%. INVN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 54.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -12.17%. InvenSense, Inc. (NYSE:INVN) monthly performance is -9.05%.

Lentuo International Inc. a leading non-state-owned automobile retailer headquartered in Beijing, announced that its joint venture with Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) and Youxinpai (Beijing) Information Technology Co., Ltd. (“UXIN”) announced on August 15, 2014 has been officially registered with the Beijing Municipal Administration of Industry and Commerce. Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) institutional ownership stands at 47.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $66.55.

Knowles Corp (NYSE:KN)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by FBR Capital Markets in a research note issued on Tuesday. They currently have a $23.00 price objective on the stock. FBR Capital Markets’ price target indicates a potential downside of 4.21% from the company’s current price. On last trading day Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN) moved down -6.46% to close at $22.46. Its volatility for the week is 5.56% while volatility for the month is 4.73%. Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN) monthly performance is 13.55%.

Tech Gainers to Watch: Netlist Inc. (NASDAQ:NLST), Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), ADTRAN Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN), IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR)

Netlist Inc (NASDAQ:NLST) announced that Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted Netlist’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction against Diablo Technologies, Inc., for controller chips used by SanDisk in its high-speed ULLtraDIMM SSD product line. On Tuesday shares of Netlist Inc. (NASDAQ:NLST) closed at $1.33. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -19.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%.

Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), announced its preliminary financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 ending December 28, 2014, in advance of planned investor meetings today at the Needham Growth Conference in New York. On a preliminary basis, the Company currently anticipates revenue to be in a range of $110 million to $111 million, with non-GAAP earnings between $0.23 and $0.24 per share and GAAP earnings between $0.04 and $0.05 per share. Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) in last trading activity increased 20.86% to close at $7.01. Company weekly performance is 26.99% while its quarterly performance stands at 56.47%. Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) is -9.43% away from its 52 week high.

ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) announced that the Company will release its financial results for the fourth quarter 2014 on Wednesday, January 21, 2015. On last trading day ADTRAN Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) increased 5.11% to close at $22.22. Its volatility for the week is 3.64% while volatility for the month is 2.71%. ADTN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -8.80%. ADTRAN Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) monthly performance is 5.76%.

IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS) said its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings jumped nearly 50%, as the information and analytics provider posted growth in all of its geographic regions and subscription revenue continued to rise. IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS) has 0.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 96.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $117.43.

The Rosen Law Firm reminds purchasers of the common stock of Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) between October 1, 2014 and November 10, 2014, of the important January 20, 2015 lead plaintiff deadline in the class action. On last trading day Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) increased 10.79% to close at $9.24. Its volatility for the week is 6.41% while volatility for the month is 6.57%. Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) monthly performance is 15.50%.