Stocks to Watch: Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:RPTP), Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT), General Electric (NYSE:GE), YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY)

On Wednesday shares of Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:RPTP) closed at $11.03. Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (NASDAQ:RPTP) reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 and provided an update on recent corporate developments. Raptor reported a net loss on a GAAP basis of $19.7 million for the first quarter, or $0.28 per share. Cash and cash equivalents were $134.5 million as of March 31, 2015, which excludes $92.0 million of net proceeds raised in the April 2015 public offering.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) in last trading activity advanced 1.48% to close at $46.78. Company weekly performance is 6.17% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.43%. Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) is -8.01% away from its 52 week high. Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) board of directors authorised (13-May-2015) a new USD5 billion share repurchase programme, which will be completed no later than 31-Dec-2017. The board also increased the dividend by 50% to USD0.135 per share, effective 3Q2015. Delta announced that it is on track to complete the remaining USD725 million of its prior USD2 billion share repurchase authorisation by 30-Jun-2015.

On last trading day Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT) decreased -0.70% to close at $5.67. Its volatility for the week is 5.74% while volatility for the month is 5.57%. CORT’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 4.00%. Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT) monthly performance is -11.27%. Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT) announced results of a multi-center Phase 1/2 dose-escalation study of mifepristone and chemotherapy drug eribulin (Halaven®) that show it is well tolerated and clinically active in patients with triple-negative breast cancer.

On last trading day General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) moved up 0.67% to close at $27.21. Its volatility for the week is 1.36% while volatility for the month is 1.51%. GE’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 8.80%. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) monthly performance is -1.88%. General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE) is willing to consider concessions to win European regulatory approval to acquire Alstom’s power business. The €12.4bn (£8.9bn, $13.9bn) deal for Alstom’s power equipment unit, announced over a year ago, remains under review, and GE executive Steve Bolze told Reuters: “We are willing to explore remedies to get this deal done even though again we believe in the merits of the deal.”

On Wednesday shares of YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) closed at $66.37. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 156.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 45.50%. YY Inc (NASDAQ:YY) on 11 May, reported first-quarter net income of RMB227 million (US$36.5 million) compared with RMB183.6 million last year. On a per American depositary share basis, earnings were RMB3.83 (US$ 0.62) versus RMB3.06 in the prior year. Excluding items, adjusted earnings per ADS were RMB4.36 (US$0.70) compared with RMB3.46 a year ago.

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