Stocks in Focus: Marathon Patent Group (NASDAQ:MARA), InfuSystem Holdings (NYSEMKT:INFU), Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX), Merck (NYSE:MRK)

On Friday shares of Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA) closed at $5.61. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 50.00%. Marathon Patent Group (NASDAQ:MARA) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary IP Liquidity Ventures, LLC has entered into a patent purchase agreement pursuant to which it acquired 43 patents related to Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS).

InfuSystem Holdings, Inc. (NYSEMKT:INFU) in last trading activity increased 9.59% to close at $3.20. Company weekly performance is 0.95% while its quarterly performance stands at 17.65%. InfuSystem Holdings, Inc. (NYSEMKT:INFU) is -28.89% away from its 52 week high. InfuSystem Holdings, Inc. (NYSEMKT:INFU) announced the Board of Directors has elected Gregg O. Lehman, PhD., as Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective May 13, 2015. Dr. Lehman, a member of the InfuSystem Board since 2014, succeeds Ryan J. Morris, who had served as Chairman since 2012 and will continue to serve on InfuSystem’s Board.

On last trading day Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) decreased -0.61% to close at $69.57. Its volatility for the week is 1.51% while volatility for the month is 2.07%. V’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 25.20%. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) monthly performance is 6.16%. A consortium of retailers filed a complaint 12 May, accusing Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) and MasterCard Inc of conspiring to fix interchange fees imposed on merchants for the privilege of accepting their credit and debit cards.

Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 29.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $3.47. Avalon Holdings Corporation (NYSE:AWX) on 14 May, announced financial results for the first quarter of 2015. Net operating revenues in the first quarter of 2015 were $10.7 million compared with $10.0 million in the first quarter of 2014. The Company incurred a net loss of $1.0 million, or $.27 per share in the first quarter of 2014 compared to a net loss of $0.7 million, or $.18 per share in the first quarter of 2014.

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) has 0.04% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 76.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $60.23 Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) announced that new investigational data in 10 different types of cancer from the company’s immuno-oncology development program evaluating its anti-PD-1 therapy, KEYTRUDA® , will be presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago, May 29 – June 2, 2015.

Hot Watch List: Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX), Box (NYSE:BOX), First Citizens Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FCNCA), Atlanticus Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:ATLC), Neuralstem (NYSEMKT:CUR)

The Board of Directors of AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX) declared a dividend of $0.105 per common share for the quarter ended December 31, 2014. The dividend will be paid to shareholders of record on February 20, 2015 and will be disbursed on March 6, 2015. On Friday shares of Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX) closed at $3.18. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 4.00%.

On 27 January, AstraZeneca plc entered into a deal with Box Inc (NYSE:BOX). As a part of the deal Box will be providing cloud and collaboration services to AstraZeneca’s 51,000 workforce spanning 100 countries. Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX) in last trading activity moved up 8.76% to close at $18.12. Company weekly performance is -3.67%. Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX) is -26.73% away from its 52 week high.

The Board of Directors of First Citizens BancShares Inc. (NASDAQ:FCNCA) declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share on the Class A and Class B common stock. The dividend is payable April 6, 2015, to shareholders of record March 16, 2015. On last trading day First Citizens Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FCNCA) moved up 1.29% to close at $255.01. Its volatility for the week is 2.55% while volatility for the month is 2.64%. FCNCA’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 14.80%. First Citizens Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FCNCA) monthly performance is 5.27%.

On 3 February, Atlanticus Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:ATLC) and certain of its subsidiaries have entered into a Loan and Security Agreement with Dove Ventures, LLC, a Nevada limited liability company. The Agreement provides for a senior secured term loan facility in an amount of up to $40.0 million. Atlanticus Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:ATLC) has 2.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 25.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $2.92.

Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that Richard Garr, President and CEO, will present at the 17th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference on Monday, February 9, at 3:30 p.m. EST at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. On last trading day Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSEMKT:CUR) moved down -2.23% to close at $3.07. Its volatility for the week is 4.98% while volatility for the month is 6.96%. CUR’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 6.10%. Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSEMKT:CUR) monthly performance is -14.48%.

Mix Sector Stocks News: International Rectifier Corporation (NYSE:IRF), Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN), H&E Equipment Services Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES), Canadian Solar (NASDAQ:CSIQ), Avalon (NYSEMKT:AWX)

International Rectifier Corporation (NYSE:IRF) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from Buy to Hold with a ratings score of C. International Rectifier Corporation (NYSE:IRF) in last trading activity remains unchanged to close at $39.90. Company weekly performance is -0.05% while its quarterly performance stands at 1.63%. International Rectifier Corporation (NYSE:IRF) is -0.13% away from its 52 week high.

On 22 December Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) announced positive interim results from two studies supporting a short duration, potentially best-in-disease regimen of its proprietary NS5A and nucleotide inhibitors, ACH-3102 and ACH-3422. Achillion announced 100% SVR4 results from the ongoing six-week trial. On last trading day Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) moved down -0.33% to close at $12.25. Its volatility for the week is 6.68% while volatility for the month is 9.10%. ACHN’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.00%. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) monthly performance is -0.65%.

H&E Equipment Services Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES) Director Bruce Bruckmann bought 2,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 9th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $28.18 per share, with a total value of $56,360.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 658,775 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $18,564,280. H&E Equipment Services Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES) has 10.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 82.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $28.09.

On 30 December Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) sold its 10-megawatt (MW) alternating current (AC) Liskeard 1 solar power facility to TransCanada Corporation in a transaction valued at $52 million (C$60 million). On Wednesday shares of Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) closed at $24.19. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 18.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%.

On 2 December Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX) said that Bryan P. Saksa, has been hired as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer replacing Timothy C. Coxson. On last trading day Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT: AWX) moved down -3.98% to close at $2.62. Its volatility for the week is 3.95% while volatility for the month is 7.28%. AWX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -10.40%. Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT: AWX) monthly performance is -24.06%.

Stocks in Focus: PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE:TLM), Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (NYSE:PBR), SunOpta Inc. (NASDAQ:STKL)

PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) has scheduled the company’s annual meeting of shareowners for Wednesday, May 20, 2015. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) in last trading activity increased 0.95% to close at $37.34. Company weekly performance is 4.13% while its quarterly performance stands at 15.35%. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) is 0.46% away from its 52 week high.

TD Securities lowered shares of Talisman Energy (NYSE:TLM) to a tender rating in a report released on Wednesday, 17 December 2014. On last trading day Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE:TLM) increased 0.13% to close at $7.85. Its volatility for the week is 0.92% while volatility for the month is 7.88%. TLM’s sales growth for past 5 years was -12.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -19.30%. Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE:TLM) monthly performance is 36.76%.

Ronald E. Klingle, Chairman of the Board of Avalon Holdings Corporation (NYSEMKT:AWX), on 2 December 20114 announced that effective December 1, 2014, Bryan P. Saksa, has been hired as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer replacing Timothy C. Coxson. On last trading day Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX) decreased -5.63% to close at $2.68. Its volatility for the week is 6.68% while volatility for the month is 6.75%. AWX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -10.40%. Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX) monthly performance is -22.77%.

Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR), the national oil company that accounted for 35% of corporate issuance out of Brazil in 2014, says it doesn’t plan to sell bonds next year. Some companies may be ensnared by a widening bribery investigation into the oil producer, according to JPMorgan. Borrowing costs that surged to a five-year high this month may also deter first- time issuers, Citigroup predicts. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) in last trading activity moved down -2.76% to close at $7.39. Company weekly performance is 7.10% while its quarterly performance stands at -55.10%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) is -64.71% away from its 52 week high.

Miller Tabak upgraded shares of SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Thursday, 18 December 2014 morning. On Friday shares of SunOpta Inc. (NASDAQ:STKL) closed at $11.87. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 6.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 30.00%.

Stocks News Alert: World Point Terminals, LP (NYSE:WPT), Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG), Avalon Holdings (NYSEMKT:AWX), Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), Vascular Solutions (NASDAQ:VASC)

World Point Terminals LP (NYSE:WPT) announced late Tuesday afternoon that it has agreed to acquire a terminal from Apex Oil Co. for about $29.4 million in World Point common units, which trade on the New York Stock Exchange. World Point Terminals, LP (NYSE:WPT) in last trading activity advanced 7.34% to close at $19.59. Company weekly performance is 3.38% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.93%. World Point Terminals, LP (NYSE:WPT) is -13.55% away from its 52 week high.

Shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the twenty-four analysts that are presently covering the company, Stock Ratings News reports. On last trading day Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) moved down -2.03% to close at $31.78. Its volatility for the week is 5.80% while volatility for the month is 3.99%. COG’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 4.90%. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) monthly performance is -6.64%.

On December 2, Ronald E. Klingle, Chairman of the Board of Avalon Holdings Corporation (NYSEMKT:AWX), announced that effective December 1, 2014, Bryan P. Saksa, has been hired as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer replacing Timothy C. Coxson. On last trading day Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX) moved down -5.33% to close at $3.20. Its volatility for the week is 8.91% while volatility for the month is 5.74%. AWX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -10.40%. Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX) monthly performance is -8.57%.

Technology giant Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) reported second-quarter fiscal earnings Wednesday that slightly beat Wall Street’s expectations but said its profit slumped from the same period a year ago. The corporation said its profit of $2.5 billion was down 2 percent from the second quarter last year, but its sales rose 3 percent to $9.6 billion. That worked out to earnings of 56 cents per share including all expenses, or 69 cents per share excluding some costs. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) in last trading activity increased 1.43% to close at $46.00. Company weekly performance is 15.14% while its quarterly performance stands at 16.57%. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) is 1.39% away from its 52 week high.

On December 8, Medical device company Vascular Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:VASC) said its VSI Radial introducer sheath received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration, for use in insertion of surgical tubes and guidewires into a vein or an artery. On Friday shares of Vascular Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:VASC) closed at $26.77. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 12.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%.

Investors Are Eying: Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX), CSX Corp. (NYSE:CSX), Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN), Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SBH), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)

On December 2, Ronald E. Klingle, Chairman of the Board of Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX), announced that effective December 1, 2014, Bryan P. Saksa, has been hired as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer replacing Timothy C. Coxson. Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX) in last trading activity advanced 7.64% to close at $3.38. Company weekly performance is -1.17% while its quarterly performance stands at -9.87%. Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX) is -43.00% away from its 52 week high.

CSX Corp. (NYSE:CSX) has hired a construction firm for its $50 million Pittsburgh Intermodal Rail Terminal planned for a site in McKees Rocks and Stowe Township. On last trading day CSX Corp. (NYSE:CSX) advanced 0.81% to close at $36.06. Its volatility for the week is 3.13% while volatility for the month is 2.60%. CSX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 8.60%. CSX Corp. (NYSE:CSX) monthly performance is -1.26%.

Silgan Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:SLGN) has earned a “BB+” credit rating from analysts at Morningstar. The firm’s “BB+” rating suggests that the company is an above-average default risk. They also gave their stock a three star rating. On last trading day Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) advanced 2.71% to close at $53.85. Its volatility for the week is 1.97% while volatility for the month is 1.90%. SLGN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 12.00%. Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) monthly performance is 8.99%.

Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SBH), Insider John R. Golliher sold 169,832 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.65, for a total value of $5,205,350.80. Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SBH) has 0.40% insider ownership. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $30.94.

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced positive results for its Phase III study evaluating pregabalin controlled-release (CR) treatment, marketed as Lyrica, as a treatment for postherpetic neuralgia, or pain due to nerve damage. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) in last trading activity moved up 2.73% to close at $31.97. Company weekly performance is 1.01% while its quarterly performance stands at 6.07%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) is -3.47% away from its 52 week high.

Investor’s Choice: Organovo Holdings (NYSEMKT:ONVO), Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX), Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX), Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:INO), Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL)

Organovo Holdings Inc. (NYSEMKT:ONVO), a 3-D bioprinting technology company, announcement earlier this week it was collaborating with Yale School of Medicine, Department of Surgery to bring technology one step closer to bioprinting new tissues for human transplantation. With a waiting list for critical organ transplants are three to five times as long as the list of available organs, it is an important development. Organovo Holdings, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ONVO) in last trading activity moved down -7.71% to close at $5.39. Company weekly performance is -14.72% while its quarterly performance stands at -27.16%. Organovo Holdings, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ONVO) is -56.46% away from its 52 week high.

Ronald E. Klingle, Chairman of the Board of Avalon Holdings Corporation (NYSE: AWX), announced that effective December 1, 2014, Bryan P. Saksa, has been hired as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer replacing Timothy C. Coxson. On last trading day Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX) moved up 5.59% to close at $3.40. Its volatility for the week is 12.45% while volatility for the month is 3.96%. AWX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -10.40%. Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX) monthly performance is -0.87%.

Tronox Limited on 6 August 2014 reported second quarter 2014 revenue of $490 million compared to $525 million in the second quarter 2013. Second quarter revenue was $72 million higher than the $418 million produced in the first quarter 2014. Adjusted EBITDA was $108 million in the second quarter versus $101 million in the prior-year quarter and $77 million in the first quarter excluding a $13 million net lower of cost or market (LCM) charge. Adjusted net loss attributable to Tronox Limited in the second quarter was less than $100,000, or $0.00 per diluted share, versus an adjusted net loss of $15 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter and an adjusted net loss of $58 million, or $0.51 per diluted share in the prior quarter. On last trading day Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) moved down -3.07% to close at $22.39. Its volatility for the week is 3.10% while volatility for the month is 3.52%. TROX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -9.30%. Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) monthly performance is -3.66%.

Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:INO) announced the company and Roche (RHHBY) have terminated their 2013 collaboration, option, and license agreement to co-develop INO-5150, Inovios DNA immunotherapy targeting prostate cancer, as well as their research collaboration in prostate cancer. Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) has 2.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 23.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $8.21.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) this week said it will break its two-cabin offerings into five classes of tickets: Delta One, formerly called BusinessElite, and first class up front; and Delta Comfort+, main cabin and Basic Economy in back. Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) in last trading activity moved down -0.24% to close at $46.22. Company weekly performance is 3.28% while its quarterly performance stands at 17.07%. Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) is -3.04% away from its 52 week high.

Stock Alert: Exelixis (NASDAQ:EXEL), Whiting USA Trust II (NYSE:WHZ), Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG), Mercantile Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:MBWM), Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX)

Exelixis (NASDAQ:EXEL) announced December, 03, that treatment with cabozantinib failed to alleviate bone pain compared to a steroid control in men with advanced, metastatic prostate cancer. A negative outcome from the so-called COMET-2 prostate cancer study of cabozantinib was widely expected given the previously announced failure of the COMET-1 study in September. S Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) in last trading activity decreased -2.88% to close at $1.35. Company weekly performance is -10.00% while its quarterly performance stands at -29.32%. Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) is -83.95% away from its 52 week high.

Whiting USA Trust II (NYSE:WHZ) was downgraded by investment analysts at Raymond James from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a note issued to investors on Monday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. On last trading day Whiting USA Trust II (NYSE:WHZ) advanced 7.02% to close at $6.86. Its volatility for the week is 11.74% while volatility for the month is 6.17%. Whiting USA Trust II (NYSE:WHZ) monthly performance is -39.35%.

Drugstore chain Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG) said Wednesday that Greg Wasson, president and chief executive officer of the company, will retire after the close of Walgreens’ merger with Switzerland-based Alliance Boots GmbH. The announcement marks a reversal from Walgreens’ announcement in August that Wasson would be president and CEO of the combined company. Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG) in last trading activity moved down -0.64% to close at $68.15. Company weekly performance is 1.14% while its quarterly performance stands at 7.97%. Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG) is -9.84% away from its 52 week high.

On Dec 01, Primatics Financial (“Primatics”), was selected by Mercantile Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:MBWM) to implement its EVOLV® software solution to efficiently and cost-effectively manage the loan accounting and credit analysis for Mercantile’s integration with Firstbank Corporation (“Firstbank”) (NASDAQ: FBMI). Mercantile Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:MBWM) has 1.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 44.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $19.57.

On Dec. 2, Ronald E. Klingle, Chairman of the Board of Avalon Holdings Corporation (NYSE:AWX), announced that effective December 1, 2014, Bryan P. Saksa, has been hired as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer replacing Timothy C. Coxson. On Wednesday shares of Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX) closed at $3.40. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 4.00%.

Investors Are Watching: United Technologies (NYSE:UTX), Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN), Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX), Warren Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:WRES), General Electric (NYSE:GE)

Derco Aerospace, Inc., a part of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) under the Sikorsky segment, was selected by Tronair – a maker of ground support equipment for the global aviation market – as the latter’s exclusive channel partner for the military aftermarket. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) in last trading activity decreased -1.39% to close at $110.16. Company weekly performance is 1.38% while its quarterly performance stands at 1.51%. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) is -7.32% away from its 52 week high.

On November 20, DTE Energy and Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN) signed an agreement today to significantly expand their relationship centered on the Bluestone Pipeline and in-field gathering system. On last trading day Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN) decreased -1.15% to close at $32.65. Its volatility for the week is 2.79% while volatility for the month is 3.61%. SWN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 4.00%. Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN) monthly performance is 1.46%.

On November 13, Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX) announced financial results for the third quarter of 2014. Net operating revenues in the third quarter of 2014 were $14.4 million compared with $16.4 million in the third quarter of 2013. The Company recorded net income of $.1 million, or $.03 per share for the third quarter of 2014 compared with net income of $.4 million, or $.11 per share for the third quarter of 2013. On last trading day Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX) remains unchanged to close at $3.47. Its volatility for the week is 0.40% while volatility for the month is 1.46%. AWX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -10.40%. Avalon Holdings Corp. (NYSEMKT:AWX) monthly performance is 0.58%.

Warren Resources Inc (NASDAQ:WRES) had its target price cut by Imperial Capital from $5.50 to $3.50 in a report issued on November 20. They currently have an in-line rating on the stock. Warren Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:WRES) has 1.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 82.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $2.51.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)’s finance unit (General Electric Capital Corporation) will be required by the U.S. Federal Reserve to comply with a new, more stringent standards on capitalization, as per proposed plans announced by the Fed on Tuesday. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) in last trading activity increased 0.04% to close at $26.87. Company weekly performance is -0.19% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.19%. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) is -1.89% away from its 52 week high.