Stocks in Focus: Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE), American International Group (NYSE:AIG), Tesoro Logistics LP (NYSE:TLLP), Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN), NewBridge Bancorp (NASDAQ:NBBC)

On Wednesday shares of Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) closed at $8.19. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 0.01%. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) said it could reduce forecasted iron ore production by up to 30 million tonnes over the next two years, as the miner tries to resuscitate margins in the midst of a severe price slump. In a major strategy shift following Vale’s third quarterly loss in a row, executives said they would focus on improving margins over increasing volumes.

American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) in last trading activity increased 0.26% to close at $58.15. Company weekly performance is 2.65% while its quarterly performance stands at 13.14%. American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) is -0.99% away from its 52 week high. On April 30, American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG) announced its quarterly earnings report for the first quarter, fiscal year 2015 (1QFY15) on April 30, after the closing bell. AIG reported its net operating income for the quarter as $1.69 billion or $1.22 per share, in turn beating Wall Street’s estimates by three cents per share.

On last trading day Tesoro Logistics LP (NYSE:TLLP) moved down -0.68% to close at $57.07. Its volatility for the week is 3.07% while volatility for the month is 2.49%. TLLP’s sales growth for past 5 years was 92.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 22.20%. Tesoro Logistics LP (NYSE:TLLP) monthly performance is 5.48%. Tesoro Logistics LP (NYSE:TLLP) cash dividend payment of $0.695 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased TLLP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.

Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) has 44.11% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 79.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $9.14. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) announced that Milind Deshpande, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Achillion, will present a corporate overview at two upcoming investor conference: UBS Global Healthcare Conference on Monday, May 18, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. ET at The Sheraton New York Hotel in New York, NY.

On last trading day NewBridge Bancorp (NASDAQ:NBBC) increased 0.50% to close at $8.09. Its volatility for the week is 2.48% while volatility for the month is 2.44%. NBBC’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.40%. NewBridge Bancorp (NASDAQ:NBBC) monthly performance is -7.01%. Zacks downgraded shares of NewBridge Bancorp (NASDAQ:NBBC) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Wednesday morning.

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