Stocks to Watch: Acorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACOR), Zosano Pharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ZSAN), Laredo Petroleum (NYSE:LPI), Nuverra Environmental Solutions (NYSE:NES)

On Tuesday shares of Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) closed at $29.97. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 49.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 37.00%. Zacks upgraded shares of Acorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACOR) from a sell rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Friday morning. Zacks currently has $33.00 price objective on the stock.

Zosano Pharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ZSAN) in last trading activity increased 0.42% to close at $9.50. Company weekly performance is 4.05% while its quarterly performance stands at -13.95%. Zosano Pharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ZSAN) is -23.39% away from its 52 week high. Zosano Pharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ZSAN), announced financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2015. Total revenue for the first quarter of 2015 was $0.2 million, compared with $1.6 million in the first quarter of 2014. The decrease was primarily due to the non-recurrence in 2015 of license revenue earned in 2014, as a result of the termination of the company’s license agreement with Asahi Kasei Pharma.

On last trading day Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) increased 4.85% to close at $14.04. Its volatility for the week is 6.35% while volatility for the month is 5.74%. LPI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 52.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 26.60%. Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) monthly performance is -0.28%. Laredo Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:LPI) on May 07, reported a loss of $472,000 in its first quarter. The Tulsa, Oklahoma-based company said it had a loss of less than 1 cent on a per-share basis. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 3 cents per share.

Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:NES) has 36.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 39.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $4.80. Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:NES) announced financial and operating results today for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Revenue from continuing operations was $119.1 million, compared with $128.0 million in the first quarter of 2014, due to declines in the Rocky Mountain and Southern Divisions, partly offset by growth in the Northeast Division.

Today’s Stocks: Acorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACOR), Endurance International Group (NASDAQ:EIGI), Garrison Capital Inc. (NASDAQ:GARS), Summit Financial (NASDAQ:SMMF), Armada Hoffler Properties (NYSE:AHH)

On Tuesday shares of Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) closed at $31.04. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 49.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 32.00%. On Aprl 22, Biotechnology leader Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) has been named one of the best companies to work for in New York, based on an independent survey by the Best Companies Group (BCG). Acorda was named to the list for the fifth consecutive year.

Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EIGI) in last trading activity decreased -10.21% to close at $19.70. Company weekly performance is -13.02% while its quarterly performance stands at 9.75%. Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EIGI) is -16.13% away from its 52 week high. Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EIGI) announced that Hari Ravichandran, founder and chief executive officer, will present at the 2015 Jefferies Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in Miami on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

On last trading day Garrison Capital Inc. (NASDAQ:GARS) decreased -0.07% to close at $14.92. Its volatility for the week is 0.73% while volatility for the month is 0.93%. Garrison Capital Inc. (NASDAQ:GARS) monthly performance is -0.40%. On Apr 21, Garrison Capital Inc. (NASDAQ:GARS) announced that it plans to report financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 after the financial markets close on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

Summit Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:SMMF) has 10.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 15.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $12.08. Summit Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:SMMF) reported first quarter 2015 net income applicable to common shares of $4.29 million, or $0.41 per diluted share, compared to $2.20 million, or $0.25 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2014, representing an increase of 95.1 percent, or 64.0 percent per diluted share.

On last trading day Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. (NYSE:AHH) advanced 1.63% to close at $10.59. Its volatility for the week is 1.60% while volatility for the month is 2.06%. Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. (NYSE:AHH) monthly performance is 0.09%. Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. (NYSE:AHH) will report its earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 at approximately 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, April 30, 2015.

Stocks in News: Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE:TLM), Acorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACOR), Mettler-Toledo International (NYSE:MTD), Progressive Waste Solutions (NYSE:BIN), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras (NYSE:PBR)

On Wednesday shares of Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE:TLM) closed at $7.93. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -9.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.70%. Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE:TLM) has secured a permit from the authorities to drill a wildcat at its Snomus prospect off Norway.

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) in last trading activity advanced 2.87% to close at $35.18. Company weekly performance is 3.44% while its quarterly performance stands at -20.46%. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) is -22.60% away from its 52 week high. Recently Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) announced disappointing results from its second phase III study on its pipeline candidate OTX-DP. The study is evaluating the safety and efficacy of its lead candidate, OTX-DP, for the treatment of ocular inflammation and pain following cataract surgery.

On last trading day Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) advanced 0.80% to close at $327.09. Its volatility for the week is 1.47% while volatility for the month is 1.78%. MTD’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.90%. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) monthly performance is 1.98%. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) announced that it has been named “Best Weighing Company” and “Best Laboratory Scale/Balance” in the second annual Weighing Review Reader’s Choice Awards. The online poll included a field of 32 weighing companies and 50 weighing products nominated by users. Votes were cast from 72 countries, making the awards an excellent representation of the international weighing community.

Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. (NYSE:BIN) has 5.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 81.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $29.87. Recently, in celebration of the official launch of its new fleet of compressed natural gas (CNG) powered waste and recycling collection vehicles in the St. Louis market, Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. (NYSE:BIN) visited students at Woerner Elementary School. The Pre-K class at Woerner enthusiastically learned about waste and recycling collection, as well as the environmental benefits of the Company’s investment in its new fleet of CNG trucks.

On Wednesday shares of Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) closed at $8.90. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 1.50%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR)’s new chief executive officer is close to overcoming his first major hurdle: getting auditors to approve financial results.

Active Watch List: Acorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACOR), American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL), Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR), Merck (NYSE:MRK), NewStar Financial (NASDAQ:NEWS)

On Thursday shares of Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) closed at $33.51. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 49.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 32.00%. Zacks reissued their strong-buy rating on shares of Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) in a research note released on Monday morning. They currently have a $39.00 target price on the stock.

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) in last trading activity decreased -2.51% to close at $49.17. Company weekly performance is -4.09% while its quarterly performance stands at -8.12%. American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) is -12.33% away from its 52 week high. On 31 March, American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) said that, it resumed nonstop services to a handful of locations and added a new daily service from the Philadelphia International Airport.

On Thursday shares of Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) closed at $2.06. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -1.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%. On 26 March, Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) announced financial results for its third quarter of fiscal 2015 ended February 28, 2015. Net sales in the third quarter of fiscal 2015 were $2.0 million, compared to $2.6 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2015. Aehr Test reported a non-GAAP net loss of $1.5 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, and a GAAP net loss of $1.7 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, in the third quarter of fiscal 2015.

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) in last trading activity advanced 0.42% to close at $57.10. Company weekly performance is -0.87% while its quarterly performance stands at 1.37%. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) is -9.52% away from its 52 week high. On 1 April, Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) said that, it has reached an agreement to test Keytruda (pembrolizumab)alongside Syndax’s histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor entinostat in phase Ib/II trials in melanoma and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), with a view to progressing quickly to full-blown phase III studies.

On last trading day NewStar Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEWS) fell -1.92% to close at $11.76. Its volatility for the week is 7.10% while volatility for the month is 5.54%. NEWS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.40%. NewStar Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEWS) monthly performance is 21.11%. NewStar Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEWS) announced that it has hired veteran banker Paul Horton as a Managing Director in its Leveraged Finance group with responsibility for generating new financing opportunities with mid-sized companies, private equity firms and other investors in the middle market.

Trader’s Watch List: Cancer Genetics (NASDAQ:CGIX), Histogenics Corporation (NASDAQ:HSGX), Acorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACOR), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY), New York & Company (NYSE:NWY)

On Monday shares of Cancer Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CGIX) closed at $7.40. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 31.20%. On March 12, Cancer Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CGIX) reported a 16 percent year-over-year increase in its fourth quarter revenues. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based firm said that for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2014 it had revenues of $131.5 million, up from $113.3 million in Q4 2013.

Histogenics Corporation (NASDAQ:HSGX) in last trading activity increased 7.65% to close at $9.99. Company weekly performance is -0.10%. Histogenics Corporation (NASDAQ:HSGX) is -19.89% away from its 52 week high. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed their buy rating on shares ofHistogenics Corp (NASDAQ:HSGX) in a report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a $16.50 target price on the stock.

On last trading day Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) increased 0.35% to close at $34.47. Its volatility for the week is 4.43% while volatility for the month is 3.56%. ACOR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 49.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.00%. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) monthly performance is -5.95%. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACOR
), visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to mark the 20th anniversary of the founding of the company on Monday, March 16, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) has 8.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 85.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $59.57. eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) and Sotheby’s jointly announced the launch of the Sotheby’s live auctions experience on eBay. Part of eBay’s new live auctions platform,ebay.com/sothebys is now available for browsing and advance bidding on Sotheby’s unique items leading up to the launch of Sotheby’s first live auctions on eBay on April 1.

On last trading day New York & Company Inc. (NYSE:NWY) decreased -1.79% to close at $2.20. Its volatility for the week is 5.29% while volatility for the month is 3.72%. NWY’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.20%. New York & Company Inc. (NYSE:NWY) monthly performance is -7.95%. New York & Company, Inc. (NYSE:NWY) announced that the Company will release fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 results after the market closes on Thursday, March 19, 2015.

Stock in News: Infosonics Corp. (NASDAQ:IFON), International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM), Arlington Asset Investment Corp. (NYSE:AI), Acorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACOR), Heron Therapeutics (NASDAQ:HRTX)

On March 4, InfoSonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IFON) announced results for its fourth quarter and year ended December31,2014. InfoSonics reported net sales for the 2014 fourth quarter of $17.9 million, which represented a$6.1million, or 51%, increase from $11.9 million for the fourth quarter of 2013. On Friday shares of Infosonics Corp. (NASDAQ:IFON) closed at $2.27. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -29.20%.

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) is exploring ways to implement the blockchain technology that drives bitcoin in order to build a digital cash and payment currency. On Friday shares of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) closed at $154.28. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.51%.

On March 11, Arlington Asset Investment Corp. (NYSE:AI) announced that it has priced an underwritten registered public offering of $32,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 6.75% Senior Notes due 2025 at 100% of the principal amount. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $4,800,000 aggregate principal amount of Notes in connection with the offering solely to cover overallotments. RBC Capital Markets is acting as book-running manager for the offering. On last trading day Arlington Asset Investment Corp. (NYSE:AI) moved down -1.00% to close at $24.77. Its volatility for the week is 1.50% while volatility for the month is 1.29%. AI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 36.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -56.30%. Arlington Asset Investment Corp. (NYSE:AI) monthly performance is 0.04%.

On March 9, it was reported that, A hedge fund’s attempt to invalidate Acorda Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) drug patents under the America Invents Act as an investment strategy to lower the company’s stock price should have biotechnology companies on alert for similar challenges, attorneys say, although the tactic makes financial sense only in rare cases. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) has 1.80% insider ownership. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $34.35.

Heron Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:HRTX) on Friday reported a loss of $20.6 million in its fourth quarter. For the year, the company reported that its loss widened to $76.4 million, or $2.87 per share. On last trading day Heron Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HRTX) increased 4.50% to close at $14.62. Its volatility for the week is 7.48% while volatility for the month is 7.23%. HRTX’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 25.50%. Heron Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HRTX) monthly performance is 59.96%.

Why Trader’s Are Watching: Sterling Construction Co. Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL), Lion Biotechnologies (NASDAQ:LBIO), ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC), Acorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACOR), Nautilus Inc. (NYSE:NLS)

Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) announced that Paul J. Varello, who was elected acting CEO in February, has entered into a multi-year employment agreement with the Company effective March 9, 2015. On Thursday shares of Sterling Construction Co. Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) closed at $3.13. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 6.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.00%.

Piper Jaffray assumed coverage on shares of Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIO) in a report issued on Monday,TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm issued an overweight rating and a $21.00 target price on the stock. Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIO) in last trading activity moved up 9.93% to close at $12.40. Company weekly performance is 29.71% while its quarterly performance stands at 110.17%. Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIO) is 3.33% away from its 52 week high.

ScanSource Communications, a sales unit of ScanSource Inc. (NASDAQ:SCSC) announced it is now offering ShoreTel Sky®, a cloud-based solution that provides businesses a high degree of flexibility, connectivity and seamless integration with their business-critical applications. With this, ScanSource Communications becomes the only distributor to offer both ShoreTel premises- and cloud-based solutions to resellers. On last trading day ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCSC) moved up 1.92% to close at $37.65. Its volatility for the week is 1.93% while volatility for the month is 2.35%. SCSC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 9.80%. ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCSC) monthly performance is 3.24%.

On March 9, it was reported that, A hedge fund’s attempt to invalidate Acorda Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) drug patents under the America Invents Act as an investment strategy to lower the company’s stock price should have biotechnology companies on alert for similar challenges, attorneys say, although the tactic makes financial sense only in rare cases. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) has 1.80% insider ownership. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $34.25.

Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS)’s Chief Executive Officer Bruce M. Cazenave, Sid Nayar, Chief Financial Officer, and William B. McMahon, Chief Operating Officer, presented at the 27th Annual ROTH Conference on March 8-11, 2015, at the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel. On last trading day Nautilus Inc. (NYSE:NLS) moved up 3.66% to close at $15.85. Its volatility for the week is 3.18% while volatility for the month is 2.85%. NLS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 25.00%. Nautilus Inc. (NYSE:NLS) monthly performance is 5.11%.

Investor’s Alert: Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW), LB Foster Co. (NASDAQ:FSTR), BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), Acorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACOR), Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU)

The Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) Retirees Group monthly meeting, normally held on the second Wednesday, has been moved to March 25 for a guided tour of the new wing of the Corning Museum of Glass, which opens this month. On Wednesday shares of Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) closed at $24.75. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 12.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.20%.

L.B. Foster Co. (NASDAQ:FSTR) reported impressive fourth-quarter operating results for 2014. The company’s adjusted EPS from continuing operations, excluding certain charges, came in at 85 cents per share, up 19.7% year over year. For full-year 2014, the company’s adjusted EPS from continuing operations, excluding certain charges, were $3.02 compared with $2.85 as of Dec 31 2013. LB Foster Co. (NASDAQ:FSTR) in last trading activity decreased -17.46% to close at $39.20. Company weekly performance is -20.78% while its quarterly performance stands at -14.91%. LB Foster Co. (NASDAQ:FSTR) is -31.75% away from its 52 week high.

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)’s messaging app BBM have hit a major milestone on the Android platform. The app has already hit the mark of 100 million installs and with this it has made place for itself among the top most downloaded messaging apps on Google Play. On Wednesday shares of BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) closed at $10.84. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -9.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 54.20%.

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACOR
) announced that Michael Rogers, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference in Miami on Wednesday, March 11 at 1:35pm. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) has 1.80% insider ownership. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $35.74.

Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (NASDAQ:KALU) was upgraded by KeyCorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Friday,TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm currently has a $85.00 price objective on the stock. On last trading day Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) decreased -1.07% to close at $75.18. Its volatility for the week is 2.00% while volatility for the month is 2.40%. 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 7.17%.

5 Stocks in Dramatic Moves: Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC), Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA), Acorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACOR), Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Nordic American Tankers (NYSE:NAT)

Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) recently released solid results for the fourth quarter reflecting a standout performance at operations across the company. On Tuesday shares of Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) closed at $2.74. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 18.50%.

Activist hedge fund Sarissa Funds claimed on 27 February 20105, it ideas to nominate two directors to Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA)’ board, trying to get the “imminent retirement” of Main Executive Harvey Berger. On Tuesday shares of Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) closed at $7.95. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 66.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 41.40%.

New York drugmaker Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) has tapped Paul Hastings to take on a hedge fund that’s declared war on pharmaceutical patents. On last trading day Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) moved up 0.54% to close at $35.20. Its volatility for the week is 3.81% while volatility for the month is 4.50%. ACOR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 49.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.00%. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) monthly performance is -15.28%.

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) NBCUniversal is aiming to launch a comedy-focused subscription Web video service later this year, people familiar with the plans say, signaling the company’s growing interest in reaching young viewers online as its traditional cable-TV business stagnates. On Tuesday shares of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) closed at $59.96. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 14.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 17.00%.

Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) currently carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). On last trading day Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) moved up 0.69% to close at $10.21. Its volatility for the week is 2.71% while volatility for the month is 3.46%. NAT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -19.70%. Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) monthly performance is 0.89%.

Why Investors Are Watching: Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S), Acorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACOR), LB Foster Co. (NASDAQ:FSTR), NuVasive (NASDAQ:NUVA), Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR)

After a complaint by rival T-Mobile USA (TMUS) that Sprint (NYSE:S) was over-reaching in its advertising, the National Advertising Division recommended that Sprint stop making claims including having a “brand new,” “all-new” or “America’s Newest” network. On Tuesday shares of Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) closed at $5.24. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.00%.

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) announced that Michael Rogers, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference in Miami on Wednesday, March 11 at 1:35pm. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) in last trading activity moved up 0.54% to close at $35.20. Company weekly performance is -3.69% while its quarterly performance stands at -3.43%. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) is -22.55% away from its 52 week high.

L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR) reported fourth-quarter net income of $6.03 million or $0.58 per share, compared to $7.28 million or $0.71 per share, prior year. Income from continuing operations, excluding certain charges, was $8.84 million or $0.85 per share, for the quarter. On last trading day LB Foster Co. (NASDAQ:FSTR) moved down -3.69% to close at $47.49. Its volatility for the week is 3.54% while volatility for the month is 2.72%. FSTR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 2.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 2.10%. LB Foster Co. (NASDAQ:FSTR) monthly performance is 0.17%.

NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA) announced that the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned the damages award in the Company’s ongoing patent lawsuit with Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, Inc. and Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. (“Medtronic”). NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA) has 1.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $44.26.

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) announced that Daniel J. McCarthy, currently President and Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors, will succeed Maggie Wilderotter and become President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 3, 2015. Mrs. Wilderotter will transition to a new role as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. She will continue to work closely with Mr. McCarthy to ensure a seamless transition of leadership responsibilities. On last trading day Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) remains unchanged to close at $7.95. Its volatility for the week is 1.99% while volatility for the month is 3.30%. FTR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 17.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -19.30%. Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) monthly performance is 18.30%.