Mix Sector Stocks News: Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX), Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN), Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN), MGC Diagnostics (NASDAQ:MGCD), Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII)

Pacific Ethanol Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) has released 2014 financial results, reporting record net sales, gross profit, operating income, adjusted EBITDA and gallons sold. Neil Koehler, CEO of Pacific Ethanol, called 2014 a pivotal year and stressed that the company met and exceeded all of its goals for 2014. On Thursday shares of Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) closed at $11.75. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%.

Analysts at BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage on shares of Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN) in a research note on Wednesday, February 18th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $23.00 price target on the stock. Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN) in last trading activity increased 4.68% to close at $19.46. Company weekly performance is 9.02% while its quarterly performance stands at 10.95%. Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN) is -48.88% away from its 52 week high.

Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN), in its FY14 results, indicated that it incurred a operating loss of $69.43mn, compared with operating loss of $59.48mn reported a year ago. Its basic and diluted net loss was $0.70/share, compared with net loss of $0.63/share posted in the previous year. The company expects net loss for FY15 to be approximately to be $0.95/share. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) in last trading activity moved down -5.50% to close at $10.99. Company weekly performance is -12.01% while its quarterly performance stands at -16.99%. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) is -34.85% away from its 52 week high.

MGC Diagnostics Corporation (NASDAQ: MGCD) reported financial results for the first quarter ended January 31, 2015. 2015 first quarter domestic equipment, supplies and accessories revenues increased 24.5% to $4.6 million, compared to $3.7 million in the 2014 first quarter. During the quarter, competitive account conversions totaled 10 accounts, or $338,000 in revenue. MGC Diagnostics Corporation (NASDAQ:MGCD) has 5.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 26.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $7.07.

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced ON 2 March 2015 that John K. Welch has been elected to its Board of Directors.On last trading day Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) decreased -1.43% to close at $140.88. Its volatility for the week is 1.94% while volatility for the month is 2.42%. HII’s sales growth for past 5 years was 2.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 22.00%. Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) monthly performance is 16.59%.

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