Market Watch: Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR), MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), RadNet (NASDAQ:RDNT)

Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CAR), through the Avis Budget Group Charitable Foundation, continues its tradition of giving by supporting organizations and causes that serve the communities in which the Company operates. In 2014 alone, the Company was able to provide grants to a wide range of organizations, including healthcare research, veterans’ advocacy groups, children’s welfare and the creative and performing arts. Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) in last trading activity increased 9.94% to close at $64.48. Company weekly performance is 15.49% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.62%. Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) is -7.57% away from its 52 week high.

AEG and MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) released renderings of their $350 million arena off the Las Vegas Strip. On last trading day MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) increased 3.25% to close at $20.94. Its volatility for the week is 5.25% while volatility for the month is 2.94%. MGM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 36.30%. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) monthly performance is -7.83%.

American electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is scheduled to announce upgrades for the now-discontinued Tesla Roadster next week. Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) in last trading activity decreased -0.73% to close at $220.97. Company weekly performance is 11.71% while its quarterly performance stands at -12.36%. Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is -24.17% away from its 52 week high.

Casella Waste Systems (NASDAQ:CWST) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December 4th. The company reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.01. The company had revenue of $141.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $140.41 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.01) earnings per share. Analysts expect that Casella Waste Systems will post $-0.26 EPS for the current fiscal year. Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) has 5.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 75.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $3.99.

RadNet (NASDAQ:RDNT) EVP Stephen M. Forthuber unloaded 80,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.54, for a total transaction of $683,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 359,726 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,072,060. On Tuesday shares of RadNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDNT) closed at $9.49. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 7.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%.

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