StemCells Inc. (NASDAQ:STEM) in last trading activity advanced 1.01% to close at $1.00. Company weekly performance is 2.04% while its quarterly performance stands at 6.38%. StemCells Inc. (NASDAQ:STEM) is -58.85% away from its 52 week high. StemCells (NASDAQ:STEM) announced that Ian Massey, D. Phil., has joined its executive team as President and Chief Operating Officer, effective March 23, 2015. In this new role, Dr. Massey has direct responsibility for all aspects of the Company’s research and development, manufacturing, regulatory affairs, and quality assurance activities. He reports to Martin McGlynn, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer.
J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) in last trading activity moved up 2.58% to close at $9.13. Company weekly performance is 19.35% while its quarterly performance stands at 40.90%. J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) is -19.20% away from its 52 week high. Zacks reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of J C Penney Company (NYSE:JCP) in a report released on Friday. Zacks currently has a $8.25 price objective on the stock.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has 3.00% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 73.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $40.29. Redmond-based Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is reportedly considering providing its Windows platform as an open-source program, a move that will mean providing it for free. The transformation could also translate to substantial adjustments for the OS as part of CEO, Satya Nadella, push to take the firm to a new and thrilling direction.
Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has 3.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 91.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $124.20. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) announced on 24 March 2015, that both its new full spectrum molecular imaging system and its ACQUITY® UltraPerformance LC® (UPLC®) Technology received awards at the 2015 Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy.
On last trading day Alon USA Partners, LP (NYSE:ALDW) decreased -5.10% to close at $17.86. Its volatility for the week is 4.98% while volatility for the month is 4.41%. ALDW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -33.40%. Alon USA Partners, LP (NYSE:ALDW) monthly performance is -0.78%. Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) on 31 March 2015, announced that it will release its first quarter 2015 financial results on Thursday, May 7, 2015 after the market closes. In conjunction with the release, Alon has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, May 8, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time (10:30 a.m. Central Time).