Stocks to Watch: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA), Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU), Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE), Virtusa Corp. (NASDAQ:VRTU)

On Friday shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) closed at $47.87. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 8.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 7.94%. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) coy on cloud profit after Amazon delivers.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) in last trading activity increased 2.78% to close at $84.57. Company weekly performance is 3.26% while its quarterly performance stands at -17.98%. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) is -29.53% away from its 52 week high. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Pictures, formerly known as ChinaVision Media Group Limited, announced that they have fully acquired Guangdong Yueke Software Engineering, an online solutions provide for the movie industry, for CNY830 million.

On last trading day Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) increased 0.29% to close at $79.14. Its volatility for the week is 1.70% while volatility for the month is 1.59%. KALU’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 1.90%. Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) monthly performance is 4.49%. On April 23, Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) announced that, as a result of the definitive expiration of its obligation to make annual variable contributions to the union voluntary employees’ beneficiary association (the “Union VEBA”) for any period after September 2017, it has removed from the Company’s consolidated balance sheet the Union VEBA’s plan assets and liabilities, and related deferred tax liabilities and accumulated other comprehensive income amounts.

Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) has 0.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 92.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $20.42. Equities research analysts at Barclays reduced their price objective on shares of Duke Realty Corp (NYSE:DRE) from $23.00 to $22.00 in a research note issued to investors on Monday.

On last trading day Virtusa Corp. (NASDAQ:VRTU) decreased -1.80% to close at $40.40. Its volatility for the week is 2.28% while volatility for the month is 2.24%. VRTU’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 20.50%. Virtusa Corp. (NASDAQ:VRTU) monthly performance is 1.08%. On Apr. 20, Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU), announced that it will report its fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2015 for the three months and full year ending March 31, 2015 after the U.S. financial markets close on Monday, May 11, 2015.

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