Hot Watch List: Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC), MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Preferred Apartment Communities (NYSEMKT:APTS), Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR)


On 4 March, Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) and Pepco Holdings Inc. (NYSE: POM) said that they have enhanced their proposed package of merger benefits in Maryland to provide even greater benefits to customers of Pepco and Delmarva Power, their communities and the state. The improved package of benefits was outlined in a filing made with the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC). On Monday shares of Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) closed at $32.10. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 9.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 7.00%.

MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ: MNKD) was downgraded to Sell from Neutral and the price target was slashed to $3 from $6 at Goldman Sachs. MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) in last trading activity moved down -2.38% to close at $5.34. Company weekly performance is -20.22% while its quarterly performance stands at -1.29%. MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) is -53.48% away from its 52 week high.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) recently unveiled crossover-style Chevrolet Bolt EV concept at the 2015 Detroit Motor Show. On last trading day General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) advanced 2.23% to close at $37.66. Its volatility for the week is 1.39% while volatility for the month is 1.43%. GM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -57.00%. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) monthly performance is 3.89%.

Preferred Apartment Communities (NYSE: APTS) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.175 per share, or $0.7 annualized. The dividend will be payable on April 15, 2015, to stockholders of record on March 13, 2015, with an ex-dividend date of March 11, 2015.Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSEMKT:APTS) has 1.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 41.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $10.30.

Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR) announced that Allan Bradley, Questar executive vice president (EVP) and president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Questar Pipeline, has elected to retire, effective June 1, 2015. Bradley has led Questar’s interstate pipeline subsidiary since 2005, after 30 years with other energy companies. On last trading day Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR) moved down -1.14% to close at $22.54. Its volatility for the week is 1.74% while volatility for the month is 2.04%. STR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 4.80%. Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR) monthly performance is -11.85%.


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