Watch List: Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSEMKT:MCF), athenahealth (NASDAQ:ATHN), Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ:COLM), American Tower (NYSE:AMT)

On Friday shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) closed at $50.41. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.93%. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) reached a network traffic deal with a longtime antagonist, avoiding a possible conflict in an area regulators are now eyeing more closely. The multiyear interconnection deal under which Verizon will swap traffic with Internet wholesaler Cogent Communications Holdings Inc. comes a week after Verizon announced a similar agreement with Level 3 Communications Inc.

Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSEMKT:MCF) in last trading activity moved down -9.73% to close at $22.63. Company weekly performance is 3.52% while its quarterly performance stands at -24.74%. Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSEMKT:MCF) is -52.93% away from its 52 week high. Analysts at GMP Securities initiated coverage on shares of Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSE:MCF) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm set a “buy” rating and a $36.00 price target on the stock.

On Friday shares of athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHN) closed at $113.59. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 31.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 16.33%. On April 30, athenahealth Inc (NASDAQ:ATHN) on Thursday reported first-quarter net loss of $8.8 million or $0.23 per share compared with a loss of $ million or $0. per share last year.

Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) in last trading activity fell -7.24% to close at $58.16. Company weekly performance is -7.45% while its quarterly performance stands at 37.21%. Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) is -10.41% away from its 52 week high. On April 30, Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) announced record first quarter net sales of $479.0 million, an increase of $54.9 million, or 13 percent, compared with first quarter 2014 net sales of $424.1 million, including a 4 percentage point negative effect from changes in currency exchange rates.

On last trading day American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) moved down -1.11% to close at $93.48. Its volatility for the week is 1.81% while volatility for the month is 1.50%. AMT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 27.70%. American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) monthly performance is -2.67%. On Apr 30, American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. Total revenue increased 9.7% to $1,079 million, and total rental and management revenue increased 10.6% to $1,0

Trader’s Watch List: Can-Fite BioPharma (NYSEMKT:CANF), American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT), Rock-Tenn Company (NYSE:RKT), Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW), Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC)

Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSEMKT:CANF) in last trading activity advanced 9.77% to close at $2.92. Company weekly performance is 37.74% while its quarterly performance stands at -13.10%. Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSEMKT:CANF) is -49.91% away from its 52 week high. Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE MKT: CANF) (TASE: CFBI), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address inflammatory and cancer diseases, announced favorable data from further analysis of its Phase II/III double-blind, placebo-controlled study designed to test the efficacy of CF101 in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.

On last trading day American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) fell -2.35% to close at $93.51. Its volatility for the week is 1.35% while volatility for the month is 1.48%. AMT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 27.70%. American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) monthly performance is -2.33%. American Tower Corp (NYSE:AMT) has been given a “BBB” credit rating by analysts at Morningstar. The firm’s “BBB” rating indicates that the company is a moderate default risk. They also gave their stock a four star rating.

On Wednesday shares of Rock-Tenn Company (NYSE:RKT) closed at $60.67. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 28.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.49%. Packaging solutions provider Rock-Tenn Co (NYSE:RKT) on Wednesday reported second-quarter net earnings to equity shareholders of $109.8 million or $0.77 per share compared with $82.8 million or $0.57 per share last year.

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) in last trading activity fell -0.38% to close at $75.29. Company weekly performance is -0.48% while its quarterly performance stands at 13.56%. Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) is -2.94% away from its 52 week high. Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $16 million. On a per-share basis, the Charlotte, North Carolina-based company said it had net income of 33 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 79 cents per share.

On last trading day Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) fell -0.78% to close at $24.08. Its volatility for the week is 3.11% while volatility for the month is 3.25%. PPC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 27.30%. Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) monthly performance is 3.13%. Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) reports first quarter 2015 financial results with Net Sales of $2.05 billion for the thirteen week period, as compared to $2.02 billion for the same period in 2014. The 2015 Q1 net income of $204.2 million was an improvement of 108% compared to the $98.1 million reported in the same period in 2014.

Best Stocks: Merck & Co. (NYSE:MRK), Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:PGC), American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT), LightPath Technologies (NASDAQ:LPTH), ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ:ARMH)

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) has 0.04% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 75.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $59.98. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) announced financial results for the first quarter of 2015.At current exchange rates, the company continues to anticipate full-year 2015 revenues to be between $38.3 billion and $39.8 billion, including a $2.8 billion negative impact from foreign exchange and approximately $1 billion of net lost sales from acquisitions and divestitures.

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:PGC) in last trading activity moved up 8.06% to close at $21.99. Company weekly performance is 5.92% while its quarterly performance stands at 16.41%. Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:PGC) is 0.51% away from its 52 week high. Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:PGC) recorded net income of $5.01 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.33 for the three months ended March 31, 2015, compared to $3.03 million and $0.26, respectively, for the same three month period last year, reflecting increases of 65 percent and 27 percent, respectively.

On last trading day American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) moved up 0.60% to close at $95.76. Its volatility for the week is 1.14% while volatility for the month is 1.42%. AMT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 27.70%. American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) monthly performance is 0.14%. American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT)’s 5.25% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, Series A will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $1.3125, payable on 5/15/15.

LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH) has 14.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 6.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $0.90. LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH) announced the scheduling of a conference call. It is scheduled on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at Time: 4:30 PM (ET).

On Tuesday shares of ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ:ARMH) closed at $53.73. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 21.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 18.40%. Numis Securities Ltd restated their buy rating on shares of ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ:ARMH) in a report released on Monday.

Why Making Dramatic Moves: Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS), salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE:CNHI), Pengrowth Energy Corporation (NYSE:PGH), American Tower (NYSE:AMT)

On Tuesday shares of Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) closed at $24.71. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -17.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.00%. Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ:EXAS) on 13 March 2015, announced that, in support of the Company’s continued growth plans, it has issued restricted stock units covering a total of 125,661 shares of common stock to 166 new non-executive employees under its previously announced inducement grant program.

salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) in last trading activity advanced 1.69% to close at $67.55. Company weekly performance is 5.94% while its quarterly performance stands at 22.66%. salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) is -4.86% away from its 52 week high. salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) has announced that it expects to add about $1 billion of new SaaS and PaaS business this year.

On last trading day CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE:CNHI) advanced 0.39% to close at $7.76. Its volatility for the week is 1.26% while volatility for the month is 1.44%. CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE:CNHI) monthly performance is -4.55%. CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE:CNHI) on March 09, 2015, announced that executive Ann Daane delivered the keynote speech at the Women Changing the Face of Agriculture conference. The event, hosted by the Illinois Agri-Women association at Illinois State University in Normal, Ill., provided young women in high school and college an opportunity to explore different career paths in the agriculture sector.

Pengrowth Energy Corporation (NYSE:PGH) has 10.04% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 24.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $2.60. On 9 March 2015, Pengrowth Energy Corporation (NYSE:PGH) announced that steaming operations at its Lindbergh commercial facility have progressed as planned with all three well pads on circulation and with well pairs following the same production profile as the pilot well pairs.

On last trading day American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) decreased -0.52% to close at $94.12. Its volatility for the week is 1.38% while volatility for the month is 1.68%. AMT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 27.70%. American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) monthly performance is -2.37%. On 12 March 2015, MTN Group has received an expression of interest from American Tower Corporation (NYSE:ATC) for at least a part of the network of about 9,000 towers that it is selling in South Africa, Bloomberg reported, citing people close to the talks.

Mix Sector Stocks News: Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), Tesoro (NYSE:TSO), Agrium Inc. (NYSE:AGU), American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT), Quad/Graphics (NYSE:QUAD)

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Trains Thousands of Additional Workers at Kansas City Assembly Plant to Support Upcoming F-150 Production. Ford rolls out an intensive training program to prepare skilled trades and production workers at its Kansas City Assembly Plant to produce the all-new F-150 pickup – the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever – through innovative manufa Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) in last trading activity fell -0.12% to close at $16.38. Company weekly performance is 0.49% while its quarterly performance stands at 7.20%. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) is -7.21% away from its 52 week high.

On February 17, Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:TSO) announced that its Board of Directors has approved two complementary projects to enhance clean products production at its Anacortes, Washington refinery. These projects include a $90 million naphtha isomerization project, which is designed to comply with upcoming reduced-sulfur gasoline regulations while simultaneously reducing gasoline production costs, and the previously announced $300 million mixed xylenes project, which upgrades and diversifies the value of the facility’s product slate. Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:TSO) has 0.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 95.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $91.67.

Agrium Inc. (NYSE:AGU) reported that its fourth-quarter net earnings attributable to equity holders of the company dropped to $47 million or $0.33 per share from $96 million or $0.66 per share in the prior year. On Monday shares of Agrium Inc. (NYSE:AGU) closed at $109.89. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 9.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 6.85%.

American Tower Corp. (NYSE:AMT) on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $180.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Boston-based company said it had profit of 42 cents. American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) in last trading activity increased 0.83% to close at $97.33. Company weekly performance is 0.96% while its quarterly performance stands at -3.09%. American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) is -8.10% away from its 52 week high.

Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) reported fourth quarter and full-year 2014 results. The reported results include Brown Printing Company (“Brown Printing”) from the day of acquisition on May 30, 2014. Prior year financial results do not include the acquisition of Brown Printing. For full financial results, including reconciliations of non-GAAP financial measures, please see the accompanying information. On last trading day Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) decreased -1.46% to close at $22.27. Its volatility for the week is 2.76% while volatility for the month is 2.80%. QUAD’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -29.30%. Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) monthly performance is 7.85%.

Notable Stocks in Focus: Netlist Inc. (NASDAQ:NLST), CollabRx (NASDAQ:CLRX), Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA), Palatin Technologies Inc. (NYSEMKT:PTN), American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT)

On 19 February, Netlist Inc. (NASDAQ:NLST) announced it has priced an underwritten public offering of 7,692,308 shares of its common stock at a price to public of $1.30 per share. Additionally, the Company has granted the underwriter the option to purchase up to an additional 1,153,846 shares of its common stock to cover over-allotments, if any, at the price to public. On Friday shares of Netlist Inc. (NASDAQ:NLST) closed at $1.43. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -19.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%.

On 19 February, CollabRx, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLRX) announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,840,000 shares of its common stock and warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 3,840,000 shares of its common stock at an offering price of $1.25 per common share and $0.0001 per warrant. CollabRx, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLRX) in last trading activity fell -36.51% to close at $1.20. Company weekly performance is -33.33% while its quarterly performance stands at 57.89%. CollabRx, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLRX) is -66.67% away from its 52 week high.

On 18 February, Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) announced it successfully closed the transaction, previously announced, with JD.com, Inc, the leading online direct sales company in China and Tencent Holdings Limited. On last trading day Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) fell -0.43% to close at $65.01. Its volatility for the week is 4.40% while volatility for the month is 4.66%. BITA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 43.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 11.20%. Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) monthly performance is 2.46%.

Zacks upgraded shares of Palatin Technologies Inc. (NYSEMKT: PTN) from a neutral rating to an outperform rating in a report released on Monday. Zacks currently has $0.80 price objective on the stock. Palatin Technologies Inc. (NYSEMKT:PTN) has 1.78% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 25.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $0.90.

American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) announced that its Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Jim Taiclet, is scheduled to present at the 2015 Citi Global Property CEO Conference in Hollywood, Florida on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 1:35 p.m. ET. On last trading day American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) increased 1.33% to close at $96.53. Its volatility for the week is 1.28% while volatility for the month is 1.85%. AMT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.90%. American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) monthly performance is -0.23%.

Watch 5 Stocks: Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (NYSE:PBR-A), Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT)

Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK) plans to expand its Nordic over-the-top service Dplay to more European markets this year and grow its online Eurosport Player by taking more sports rights. Announcing the plans of Discovery’s fourth quarter earnings call, company president and CEO David Zaslav also said that Discovery plans to acquire “specialty rights at a low cost” to strengthen its OTT Eurosport Player offering, and aims to deploy Dplay to additional markets outside Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland. On Friday shares of Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK) closed at $29.50.

On February 16, Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR-A) announced that its total domestic oil and natural gas production in January 2015 was 2,661 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed), averaging about the same as December of last year (2,675 thousand boed). The total domestic oil and natural gas production operated by Petrobras, including the share operated for its partner companies, was 2,910 thousand boed, averaging about the same as December 2014 (2,917 thousand boed). Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR-A) in last trading activity advanced 0.15% to close at $6.74. Company weekly performance is 1.35% while its quarterly performance stands at -30.80%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR-A) is -69.56% away from its 52 week high.

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) announced that David Wells, CFO, will present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Mr. Wells is scheduled to present at 10:15 a.m. Pacific Time / 1:15 p.m. Eastern Time.On Friday shares of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) closed at $478.20. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 26.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 24.36%.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is set to launch its paid monthly subscription service called YouTube Music Key in a few months, Robert Kyncl, the online video service’s head of content and business operations, said at the Code/Media conference. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) in last trading activity fell -0.72% to close at $538.95. Company weekly performance is -0.73% while its quarterly performance stands at 0.73%. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is -10.89% away from its 52 week high.

American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) announced that its Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Jim Taiclet, is scheduled to present at the 2015 Citi Global Property CEO Conference in Hollywood, Florida on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 1:35 p.m. On last trading day American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) advanced 1.33% to close at $96.53. Its volatility for the week is 1.28% while volatility for the month is 1.85%. AMT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.90%. American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) monthly performance is -0.23%.

Stock in News: Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), KeyCorp. (NYSE:KEY), Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT)

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) said Tuesday that it was able to increase its annual revenue by $350 million by using more efficient and advanced business intelligence and analytics tools administered by the company’s internal IT department. On Tuesday shares of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) closed at $34.74. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 9.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.00%.

KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) has earned a “BBB+” credit rating from analysts at Morningstar. The research firm’s “BBB+” rating indicates that the company is a moderate default risk. They also gave their stock a three star rating. On Tuesday shares of KeyCorp. (NYSE:KEY) closed at $14.15. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -7.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.60%.

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) and Aalto University, Finland, together with Coriant and Exfo, have partnered to showcase the future of software defined networking (SDN) in mobile backhaul. The parties have developed an ETSI Industry Specification Group for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) proof of concept, in which a virtualised LTE network applies SDN technology to the entire mobile backhaul, transport and core network. On Tuesday shares of Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) closed at $8.04. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -20.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 16.20%.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Mattel, Inc. have teamed up to revamp the View-Master toy. It will use Google’s Cardboard technology. The View-Master was a popular stereoscope toy that was first introduced in 1939. It uses reels that are made of cardboard disks with stereoscopic 3-D photographs on it. On Tuesday shares of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) closed at $542.84. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.90%.

On 13 February 2015, Cedar Key City commissioners have started negotiations with the American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) and are now looking to consider 4 locations for a new cell tower. On last trading day American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) decreased -0.19% to close at $96.22. Its volatility for the week is 1.63% while volatility for the month is 1.90%. AMT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.90%. American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) monthly performance is -0.06%.

Mix Sector Stocks News: ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ACAD), Inphi Corporation (NYSE:IPHI), Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE:CS), TASER International (NASDAQ:TASR), American Tower (NYSE:AMT)

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACAD)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Roth Capital in a research note issued to investors on Friday. They currently have a $42.00 price target on the stock. Roth Capital’s price target indicates a potential upside of 29.31% from the stock’s previous close. On Tuesday shares of ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ACAD) closed at $33.47. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -7.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%.

Inphi Corporation (NYSE:IPHI) announced GAAP net loss for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $17.7 million, or ($0.48) per diluted common share, compared with a GAAP net loss of $1.3 million, or ($0.04) per diluted common share, in the fourth quarter of 2013. Inphi Corporation (NYSE:IPHI) in last trading activity advanced 8.88% to close at $20.11. Company weekly performance is 7.37% while its quarterly performance stands at 33.80%. Inphi Corporation (NYSE:IPHI) is -5.72% away from its 52 week high.

On 8 February, Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE:CS) was launching a specialty finance company to invest in the unrated debt of small or midsize U.S. companies, following in the footsteps of rivals such as Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and a handful of private-equity giants. On last trading day Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE:CS) moved down -0.19% to close at $21.57. Its volatility for the week is 1.13% while volatility for the month is 1.71%. CS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -16.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.60%. Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE:CS) monthly performance is -7.07%.

On 6 February, TASER International (NASDAQ: TASR), announced the availability of its digital evidence management platform, EVIDENCE.com, in the United Kingdom. TASER International Inc. (NASDAQ:TASR) has 2.00% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 71.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $26.58.

On 5 February, American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which American Tower will acquire rights to approximately 11,324 wireless communications towers and purchase approximately 165 additional towers from Verizon Communications, Inc. for $5.056 billion in cash at closing, subject to certain adjustments. On last trading day American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) moved down -0.34% to close at $96.37. Its volatility for the week is 2.45% while volatility for the month is 1.94%. AMT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.90%. American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) monthly performance is -3.06%.

5 Stock in Different Moves: Calithera Biosciences (NASDAQ:CALA), Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE:KWK), Bloomin’ Brands (NASDAQ:BLMN), SeaDrill (NYSE:SDRL), American Tower (NYSE:AMT)

Calithera Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALA) announced on 9 December the signing of an exclusive global license agreement with Mars Symbioscience (“Symbioscience”), a division of Mars, Incorporated, granting Calithera rights to research, develop and commercialize Symbioscience’s portfolio of arginase inhibitors, discovered as part of Mars’ cocoa flavanol research program, for use in human healthcare. Calithera Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALA) in last trading activity advanced 10.32% to close at $20.20. Company weekly performance is -4.58%. Calithera Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALA) is -39.67% away from its 52 week high.

Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE:KWK) on 18 December announced that Vanessa Gomez LaGatta will be the company’s new CFO and treasurer starting Jan. 1. On last trading day Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE:KWK) advanced 10.11% to close at $0.20. Its volatility for the week is 13.29% while volatility for the month is 20.96%. KWK’s sales growth for past 5 years was -6.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.10%. Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE:KWK) monthly performance is -55.96%.

Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLMN) on 22 December has appointed MediaVest as its lead agency following a review. MediaVest will be the lead media planning and buying agency for offline and online media activities for Bloomin’ Brands. Pending a signed contract, MediaVest will become the agency of record effective February 5, 2015. Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 94.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $24.76.

Goldman Sachs cut shares of Seadrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) from a neutral rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. On Wednesday shares of SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) closed at $11.94. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 20.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 1.22%.

American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) announced that its Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Jim Taiclet, is scheduled to present at the 2015 Citi Global Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. PT (3:30 p.m. ET). On last trading day American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) decreased -1.48% to close at $98.85. Its volatility for the week is 1.05% while volatility for the month is 1.29%. AMT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.90%. American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) monthly performance is -4.12%.