Eye Catching Stocks: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), BioLineRx, (NASDAQ:BLRX), Republic Services (NYSE:RSG), NephroGenex (NASDAQ:NRX), New Oriental Education & Technology (NYSE:EDU)

On Friday shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) closed at $127.62. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 33.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 13.20%. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is partnering with the World Wildlife Fund to protect a million acres of working forest in China, the company announced. The multi-year project in Ngapa Tibetan-Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, aims to make the supply of pulp, paper and wood products more sustainable and is part of an expansion of the company’s renewable energy and environmental protection initiatives in China, according to a press release from Apple. Apple did not disclose how much pulp, paper and wood it consumes annually.

BioLineRx, Ltd. (NASDAQ:BLRX) in last trading activity moved down -0.98% to close at $2.02. Company weekly performance is 5.76% while its quarterly performance stands at 6.32%. BioLineRx, Ltd. (NASDAQ:BLRX) is -38.41% away from its 52 week high. On May 4, BioLineRx Ltd. (NASDAQ:BLRX) announced successful completion of the dose escalation stage of its ongoing Phase 2 study of BL-8040, and commencement of the expansion stage at the optimal dose of this novel treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Top-line results from the study are anticipated in the fourth quarter of 2015. Results of the completed dose escalation stage, in which 22 patients participated, showed that all BL-8040 tested doses, up to 1.5 mg/kg, were found to be safe and well tolerated when administered in combination with Ara-C (Cytarabine).

On last trading day Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) increased 1.31% to close at $40.27. Its volatility for the week is 1.53% while volatility for the month is 1.54%. RSG’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.30%. Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) monthly performance is -1.11%. On May 7, it was reported that, Republic Services Inc. (NYSE:RSG), Phoenix, is touting the new landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) project built at the Sunshine Canyon landfill near Los Angeles. The 20-megawatt project is capable of generating enough electricity to power nearly 25,000 area homes, says Republic. “Landfills play a more consequential role in society now than ever before,” says Ron Krall, area president of Republic Services.

NephroGenex, Inc. (NASDAQ:NRX) has 55.86% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 71.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $7.42. On April 30, it was reported that, NephroGenex Inc (NASDAQ:NRX) commenced an underwritten public offering of shares of its common stock and expects to raise gross proceeds of up to $30 million. In addition, NephroGenex expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $4.5 million of shares of its common stock in connection with the offering. All of the shares in the offering will be sold by NephroGenex. The offering is subject to market and other conditions, and there can be no assurance as to when or whether the offering may be completed.

On last trading day New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) increased 0.45% to close at $24.77. Its volatility for the week is 2.31% while volatility for the month is 3.05%. EDU’s sales growth for past 5 years was 31.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 27.90%. New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) monthly performance is -3.96%. Oppenheimer restated their market perform rating on shares of New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) in a research note issued to investors on Sunday.

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