On Friday shares of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) closed at $93.96. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 4.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.32%. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) from a neutral rating to an overweight rating in a research note released on Friday morning, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports.
Glori Energy Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:GLRI) in last trading activity advanced 17.93% to close at $2.17. Company weekly performance is 21.23% while its quarterly performance stands at -42.59%. Glori Energy Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:GLRI) is -82.56% away from its 52 week high. On May 8, Glori Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:GLRI), reported financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2015. Operating highlights for the quarter include: Quadrupling of production rate in the first 18 months of AERO implementation in a client field was published as a case study ; Completed drilling nutrient injector well and now finalizing field preparation to begin AERO System nutrient injections at the Coke Field; and Reported net loss for the first quarter of 2015 was $3.0 million, or a net loss of $0.09 per common share, which included a gain on commodity derivatives of approximately $1.4 million, of which $1.1 million was received as a cash settlement.
Gildan Activewear Inc. (NYSE:GIL) has 5.59% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 83.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $32.50. On May 14, Gildan Activewear Inc. (NYSE:GIL) announced its results for the three months ended April 5, 2015, and updated its earnings guidance for calendar year 2015. Gildan reported net earnings of U.S. $56.0 million or U.S. $0.23 per share on a diluted basis for the three months ended April 5, 2015, compared with net earnings of U.S. $79.2 million or U.S. $0.32 per share in the corresponding quarter last year.
On Friday shares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) closed at $88.46. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 28.75%. French luxury goods company Kering SA, parent company of Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and other luxury brands, filed a lawsuit in the U.S. against Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) claiming that Alibaba and its associated companies “knowingly encourage, assist, and profit from the sale of counterfeits on their online platforms, according to reports.
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) in last trading activity moved down -0.10% to close at $20.79. Company weekly performance is 7.94% while its quarterly performance stands at 9.13%. Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) is -52.82% away from its 52 week high. On May 15, Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) announced that the company`s shareholders approved at the 2015 Annual General Meeting a U.S. dollar-denominated dividend of $0.60 per share, or approximately $218 million in the aggregate (based upon the number of currently outstanding shares), out of additional paid-in capital. The Board expects that the dividend will be payable in four quarterly installments set for June 2015, September 2015, December 2015, and March 2016.