Don’t Miss These Stocks: Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD), Digital Ally Inc. (NASDAQ:DGLY), Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND), Bitauto Holdings (NYSE:BITA), Lorillard (NYSE:LO)

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) and Envision Pharmaceutical Services (“EnvisionRx”) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Rite Aid will acquire EnvisionRx, a portfolio company of leading global private investment firm TPG, in a transaction valued at approximately $2 billion, which includes the value of an expected future tax benefit of $275 million. On Wednesday shares of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) closed at $8.08. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 39.71%.

Digital Ally Inc. (NASDAQ:DGLY) announced that demand for its FleetVU Manager software solution continues to expand among commercial fleet operators. Recent orders have been received from operators of EMS vehicles (ambulances), taxis and small-bus fleets. Digital Ally Inc. (NASDAQ:DGLY) in last trading activity increased 8.57% to close at $11.40. Company weekly performance is 4.97% while its quarterly performance stands at -7.17%. Digital Ally Inc. (NASDAQ:DGLY) is -66.06% away from its 52 week high.

On 9 February, Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) reported a preliminary net income of $7.1 million, or 34 cents per share, for the fourth quarter of 2014 and a net income of $12 million, or 56 per share, for the year ended Dec. 31.On last trading day Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) moved up 0.53% to close at $56.56. Its volatility for the week is 6.24% while volatility for the month is 5.24%. LGND’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.70%. Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) monthly performance is 9.74%.

Zacks cut shares of Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) from a neutral rating to an underperform rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has $54.00 price target on the stock. Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) institutional ownership stands at 47.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $60.02.

Lorillard Inc. (NYSE:LO) reported in-line earnings for the fourth quarter. The Greensboro, North Carolina-based company posted quarterly earnings of $327 million, or $0.91 per share, compared to $281 million, or $0.76 per share, in the year-ago peirod. Excluding items, the company earned $0.93 per share. On last trading day Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE:LO) increased 0.72% to close at $67.55. Its volatility for the week is 1.23% while volatility for the month is 1.10%. LO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 12.90%. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE:LO) monthly performance is 5.68%.

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