Market Movers: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS), Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO), Dillard’s Inc. (NYSE:DDS), MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MWE), Harvard Bioscience (NASDAQ:HBIO)

On Thursday shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) closed at $5.77. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 9.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.00%. On May 8, AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) said that members of the United Auto Workers (UAW), Local 4104, have ratified a new four-year labor agreement covering about 140 hourly production and maintenance employees at the company’s Zanesville (OH) Works. AK Steel said that UAW officials notified the company that the new contract was ratified in voting held on May 7, 2015 in Zanesville.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) in last trading activity fell -1.02% to close at $29.05. Company weekly performance is 0.83% while its quarterly performance stands at -0.64%. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) is -3.42% away from its 52 week high. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) reported another small improvement in revenue for the latest quarter, continuing a gradual rebound as longtime Chief Executive John Chambers prepares to give up the post. Cisco said revenue from switching systems rose 6% during the period ended April 25. The company said revenue from routing equipment, another key variety of communications plumbing, increased 4%.

On last trading day Dillard’s Inc. (NYSE:DDS) fell -1.85% to close at $124.20. Its volatility for the week is 2.27% while volatility for the month is 2.10%. DDS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 53.00%. Dillard’s Inc. (NYSE:DDS) monthly performance is -10.15%. Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE: DDS) announced that it has issued a new $1 billion senior unsecured revolving credit facility, taking advantage of favorable market conditions and enhancing the Company’s liquidity. This credit facility replaces a secured credit facility, which is further evidence of Dillard’s continued improvement in financial strength. It will mature on May 13, 2020.

MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MWE) has 0.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 75.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $68.38. Markwest Energy Partners (NYSE:MWE)‘s stock had its “sector perform” rating reiterated by equities researchers at RBC Capital in a research report issued on Sunday. They currently have a $71.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $70.00.

On last trading day Harvard Bioscience Inc. (NASDAQ:HBIO) advanced 3.25% to close at $5.40. Its volatility for the week is 5.26% while volatility for the month is 5.81%. HBIO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -21.80%. Harvard Bioscience Inc. (NASDAQ:HBIO) monthly performance is -18.06%. Harvard Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBIO) swung to a net loss for the quarter ended Mar. 31, 2015. The company has made a net loss of $1.40 million, or $ 0.04 a share in the quarter, against a net profit of $0.72 million, or $0.02 a share in the last year period.

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