Top News: Kindred Biosciences (NASDAQ:KIN), Revance Therapeutics (NASDAQ:RVNC), Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS), Analogic Corporation (NASDAQ:ALOG), MeetMe (NASDAQ:MEET)

On Thursday shares of Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:KIN) closed at $7.39. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. On May 08, Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:KIN) reported first-quarter net loss of $6.7 million or $0.34 per share compared with a loss of $6.2 million or $0.38 per share.

Revance Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVNC) in last trading activity increased 19.71% to close at $24.29. Company weekly performance is 18.95% while its quarterly performance stands at 46.59%. Revance Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVNC) is -28.98% away from its 52 week high. Revance Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVNC), announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Net loss for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 was $15.4 million compared to $21.4 million for the same period in 2014. Interest expense for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 was $0.2 million.

On last trading day Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) increased 0.91% to close at $16.56. Its volatility for the week is 1.05% while volatility for the month is 1.22%. BCS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -15.40%. Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) monthly performance is 7.07%. Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) will probably be fined for violating a three-year-old settlement over interest-rate rigging, but U.S. prosecutors will stop short of seeking a guilty plea, which they are demanding from UBS AG, people familiar with the matter said.

Analogic Corporation (NASDAQ:ALOG) has 0.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 98.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $87.17. Zacks upgraded shares of Analogic (NASDAQ:ALOG) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The firm currently has $95.00 price target on the stock.

On last trading day MeetMe, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEET) increased 2.40% to close at $1.71. Its volatility for the week is 5.23% while volatility for the month is 4.37%. MEET’s sales growth for past 5 years was 145.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 34.70%. MeetMe Inc. (NASDAQ:MEET) on May 07, reported first-quarter net income of $722,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

Today’s Hot List: QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM), Matador Resources Company (NYSE:MTDR), MobileIron (NASDAQ:MOBL), Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ:BV), Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS)

On Wednesday shares of QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) closed at $68.67. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 20.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.50%. Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., is powering LG’s latest flagship smartphone, the LG G4. The new smartphone is the first to feature the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 808 processor with X10 LTE, along with a broad set of mobile features from advanced camera, graphics and audio to enhanced connectivity and location, delivering breakthrough user experiences.

Matador Resources Company (NYSE:MTDR) in last trading activity increased 5.84% to close at $28.99. Company weekly performance is 7.53% while its quarterly performance stands at 37.59%. Matador Resources Company (NYSE:MTDR) is -3.17% away from its 52 week high. SunTrust reiterated their buy rating on shares of Matador Resources Co. (NYSE:MTDR) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning.

On last trading day MobileIron, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOBL) moved down -1.88% to close at $6.00. Its volatility for the week is 12.21% while volatility for the month is 5.28%. MobileIron, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOBL) monthly performance is -34.64%. On 23 April, MobileIron Inc. (NASDAQ:MOBL) said CFO Todd Ford will resign by May 4 to join an unnamed business. MobileIron will name an interim CFO soon, the company said. Mr. Ford’s 2014 compensation information is not yet available. He joined the company as CFO in December 2013 and helped take MobleIron public in June.

Bazaarvoice, Inc. (NASDAQ:BV) has 1.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 82.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $5.56. Bazaarvoice Inc. (NASDAQ:BV) has hired former ConvioInc. executive Sara Spivey as its chief marketing officer. The Austin-based company disclosed on 20 April, that Spivey is filling a position left vacant in February when Lisa Pearsondeparted to become chief marketing officer of Appconomy Inc.
, an Austin software maker.

On last trading day Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) moved down -0.31% to close at $16.04. Its volatility for the week is 1.27% while volatility for the month is 1.17%. BCS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -15.40%. Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) monthly performance is 8.31%. Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) has increased the amount it’s setting aside to pay for investigations and litigation primarily related to the alleged rigging of the foreign exchange market to about $3.17 billion, the bank said Wednesday in its first-quarter results announcement.

Stocks to Watch: Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), National Bank of Greece (NYSE:NBG), American National Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:AMNB), Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS), Marchex (NASDAQ:MCHX)

On Wednesday shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) closed at $84.79. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 32.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.90%. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) announced that it has entered into an accelerated share repurchase (ASR) agreement with Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC. Under the terms of the ASR agreement the Company will receive an aggregate initial delivery of approximately 55.1 million shares of the Company’s common stock in exchange for a prepayment of $5.5 billion.

National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) in last trading activity increased 2.21% to close at $1.39. Company weekly performance is 16.81% while its quarterly performance stands at 34.95%. National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) is -66.59% away from its 52 week high. On 27 April, The National Bank of Greece has requested the cancellation of its depositary receipts from the Official List maintained by the UK Listing Authority and has applied to the London Stock Exchange to cancel their admission to trading on the Main Market of the LSE.

On last trading day American National Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:AMNB) fell -0.61% to close at $22.66. Its volatility for the week is 1.76% while volatility for the month is 1.47%. AMNB’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 7.70%. American National Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:AMNB) monthly performance is -0.70%. American National Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ: AMNB) on Thursday announced first quarter 2015 net income of $3,515,000 compared to $3,450,000 for the first quarter of 2014, a $65,000 or 1.9 percent increase. Diluted earnings per share were $0.40 for the 2015 quarter compared to $0.44 for the 2014 quarter.

On last trading day Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) moved down -0.31% to close at $16.04. Its volatility for the week is 1.27% while volatility for the month is 1.17%. BCS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -15.40%. Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) monthly performance is 8.31%. Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) has increased the amount it’s setting aside to pay for investigations and litigation primarily related to the alleged rigging of the foreign exchange market to about $3.17 billion, the bank said Wednesday in its first-quarter results announcement.

On last trading day Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX) increased 0.45% to close at $4.48. Its volatility for the week is 4.97% while volatility for the month is 4.97%. MCHX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 14.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -47.60%. Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX) monthly performance is 5.41%. Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHX) on 22 April, announced the sale of the bulk of its domain portfolio for aggregate proceeds of $34.8 million, as well as additional earn-out considerations. The $34.8 million total includes a $28.1 million transaction detailed below, as well as $6.7 million in direct domain sales by Marchex since January 2015.

Don’t Miss: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA), Otonomy (NASDAQ:OTIC), Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW), Endocyte (NASDAQ:ECYT), Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS)

On Monday shares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) closed at $84.90. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 29.76%. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA), which has invested in Xiaomi’s rival Meizu Technology Corp. in China, is leading a consortium that is close to buying a 25 percent stake in Micromax Informatics Ltd., signaling the Chinese e-commerce giant’s intent in having a say in a smartphone company in India.

Otonomy, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTIC) in last trading activity fell -10.13% to close at $28.58. Company weekly performance is -13.63% while its quarterly performance stands at -10.41%. Otonomy, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTIC) is -31.94% away from its 52 week high. Otonomy, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTIC), announced that results from two identical Phase 3 trials of AuriPro™ were presented at the annual American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO) meeting, held during the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings in Boston.

On last trading day Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW) fell -0.09% to close at $11.74. Its volatility for the week is 0.38% while volatility for the month is 0.43%. OWW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.30%. Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW) monthly performance is 0.51%. Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW) announced the expansion of its Mobile Steals program, which offers mobile-only hotel deals, to now include exclusive discounts of up to an additional 15 percent off car rentals. Orbitz Mobile Steals for car rentals can be booked in hundreds of destinations worldwide at both airport and non-airport locations and are available on the award-winning Orbitz.com mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Amazon Fire.

Endocyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECYT) has 1.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 58.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $6.08. Endocyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECYT), announced that four posters will be presented by Endocyte scientists at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) held in Philadelphia, April 18-22, 2015.

On last trading day Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) advanced 0.69% to close at $16.09. Its volatility for the week is 1.07% while volatility for the month is 1.17%. BCS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -15.40%. Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) monthly performance is 7.84%. Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by HSBC in a research note issued on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 290 ($4.34) price objective on the stock. HSBC’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 12.21% from the stock’s previous close.

Investors Watch List: FormFactor Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM), AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS), Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV), Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS), MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA)

On Thursday shares of FormFactor Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM) closed at $9.26. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 14.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.00%. FormFactor Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM) announced its Board has voted to increase the number of directors from six to seven and initiated a search for an additional independent director. The company also announced the Board authorized the repurchase of up to $25 million worth of common stock. The stock repurchase authorization expires in 12 months and the program may be modified or discontinued at any time.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) in last trading activity decreased -4.27% to close at $4.93. Company weekly performance is 7.88% while its quarterly performance stands at 24.18%. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) is -56.64% away from its 52 week high. AK Steel Holding (NYSE:AKS) had its price objective reduced by Citigroup Inc. from $1.60 to $1.00 in a report released on Monday. Citigroup Inc. currently has a sell rating on the stock.

On last trading day Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) decreased -5.19% to close at $25.20. Its volatility for the week is 5.19% while volatility for the month is 4.79%. ESV’s sales growth for past 5 years was 19.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -33.40%. Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) monthly performance is 23.65%. On April 07, Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) will hold its first quarter 2015 earnings conference call at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT and 4:00 p.m. London) on Thursday, 30 April 2015. The earnings release will be issued before the New York Stock Exchange opens that morning.

Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) has institutional ownership stands at 3.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $15.66. The battle for current account customers’ business is hotting up as Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) launches a new rewards programme offering customers up to £180 a year in cashback. For a fee of £3 a month, the Barclays Blue Rewards scheme pays cash incentives to all customers who pay in at least £800 a month into their current account, have at least two direct debits set up and are signed up to online banking.

On last trading day MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA) decreased -2.63% to close at $0.74. Its volatility for the week is 5.93% while volatility for the month is 5.61%. MNGA’s EPS growth for past 5 years was -23.50%. MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA) monthly performance is -6.33%. MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA) announced that its subsidiary, Equipment Sales and Services Inc. (ESSI) has signed a contract to open a sales and service outlet into North Central Florida.

What’s Hot Today: Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR), Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS), Sanofi SA (ADR) (NYSE:SNY), Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB)

On Thursday shares of Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) closed at $10.91. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 22.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -8.00%. On March 17, Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) announced topline results from its Phase 3 BEACON study evaluating single-agent NKTR-102 in patients with advanced breast cancer. BEACON compared NKTR-102 to an active control arm comprised of a single chemotherapy agent of physician’s choice (TPC) in patients who were heavily pre-treated with a median of three prior therapies for metastatic disease. In a topline analysis of 852 patients from the trial, NKTR-102 provided a 2.1 month improvement in median overall survival (OS) over TPC (12.4 months for patients receiving NKTR-102 compared to 10.3 months for patients receiving TPC).

Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) in last trading activity advanced 0.57% to close at $117.66. Company weekly performance is -6.12% while its quarterly performance stands at 10.87%. Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) is -8.83% away from its 52 week high. Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) announced that results from long-term efficacy and safety analyses of the ESTEEM phase III clinical trial program of Otezla® (apremilast) were presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) in San Francisco, California. OTEZLA is the Company’s oral, selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4) approved for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who are candidates for phototherapy or systemic therapy and for the treatment of adults with active psoriatic arthritis.

On last trading day Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) decreased -1.00% to close at $14.92. Its volatility for the week is 1.19% while volatility for the month is 1.48%. BCS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -15.40%. Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) monthly performance is -7.27%. Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating restated by investment analysts at Morgan Stanley in a note issued to investors on Tuesday.

Sanofi SA (ADR) (NYSE:SNY) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is 12.90% and weekly performance is -1.35%. On last trading day company shares ended up $48.80. Sanofi SA (ADR) (NYSE:SNY) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 1.51%. Genzyme, a Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) company, announced the publication of results from the ENCORE study exploring Cerdelga (eliglustat) as a maintenance therapy suitable for adult patients who had reached pre-specific treatment goals on enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) in the March 26, 2015 online issue of The Lancet.

Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) shares fell -0.16% in last trading session and ended the day at $83.16. SLB Gross Margin is 22.90% and its return on assets is 8.10%. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) quarterly performance is -4.20%. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) must satisfy a list of conditions, in part linked to sanctions, to gain approval for its $1.7 billion bid to buy Russia’s largest oil driller.

VIDEO: CreXus Investment (NYSE:CXS) to Acquire Commercial Real Estate Mortgage

CreXus Investment (NYSE:CXS) announced that it has signed a definitive asset purchase agreement with Barclays Bank’s (NYSE:BCS) affiliate, Barclays Capital Real Estate, to purchase a portfolio of commercial real estate assets. The closing of the transaction is subject to the completion of certain conditions, including the successful completion of a common stock offering by CXS and obtaining certain consents. The acquisition, which is valued at approximately $586 million, is set to be completed during mid-April 2011. The portfolio, consisting of 30 commercial real estate assets, includes commercial mortgage loans, subordinate notes and mezzanine loans. The property types underlying these assets include hotels, offices, condominium, multi-family and retail properties. Shares of CXS are down 3.86% to $12.19; Shares of BCS are up 3.15% to $19.01.

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Hot Watch List: AT&T (NYSE:T), CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSEMKT:CVM), Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU), Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS)

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), Dallas, plans to contribute $735 million to its pension funds in 2015, the company’s Feb. 20 10-K filing shows. The filing also disclosed that AT&T is offering a lump-sum payment to certain management employees who retire on or before March 31. On Friday shares of AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T) closed at $33.48. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 1.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.68%.

CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSEMKT:CVM) on March 03, 2015, announced that in February it has enrolled 25 patients with advanced primary, not yet treated, head and neck cancer into its global pivotal Phase III head and neck cancer trial for its investigational immunotherapy Multikine (Leukocyte Interleukin, Injection). CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSEMKT:CVM) in last trading activity moved down -7.02% to close at $1.06. Company weekly performance is 1.92% while its quarterly performance stands at 89.29%. CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSEMKT:CVM) is -44.21% away from its 52 week high.

Vetr Inc. downgraded shares of Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating. On Friday shares of Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) closed at $213.31. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 58.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 37.98%.

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has launched what is said is its largest range of electric power products ever. The Cat Compact International product line is a new series of Cat diesel generator sets with power outputs ranging from 6.8 to 220 kVA for customers in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, South America, and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). On Friday shares of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) closed at $80.06. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.69%.

Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) energy analyst Miswin Mahesh sees a “huge risk” of oil production in Nigeria being disrupted by political instability arising from elections scheduled for March 28. On last trading day Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) moved down -2.04% to close at $15.84. Its volatility for the week is 1.59% while volatility for the month is 1.37%. BCS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -8.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -40.60%. Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) monthly performance is 5.32%.

Keep Eyes on: Alcobra (NASDAQ:ADHD), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB), The Buckle (NYSE:BKE), Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS)

Alcobra Ltd. Alcobra Ltd. (NASDAQ:ADHD) on 3 March 2015, announced that Dr. Yaron Daniely, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alcobra, will provide a corporate overview at the 27th Annual ROTH Conference. On Friday shares of Alcobra Ltd. (NASDAQ:ADHD) closed at $7.05.

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Vision Care launched 1-Day Acuvue Define contact lenses at the SECO (Optometry Conference). Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) in last trading activity decreased -2.35% to close at $100.11. Company weekly performance is -2.34% while its quarterly performance stands at -6.41%. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) is -7.50% away from its 52 week high.

On 5 March 2015, Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) reported that it aims to bring the company’s unique retail experience and legendary customer service to Centerville, Ohio, and the greater Dayton area. Construction on the 70,000-square-foot store is scheduled to begin in 2015, and Cabela’s anticipates a spring 2016 opening. On last trading day Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) increased 1.93% to close at $56.57. Its volatility for the week is 2.36% while volatility for the month is 2.51%. CAB’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 30.60%. Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) monthly performance is 1.87%.

On 5 March 2015, The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) announced that comparable store net sales for the month of February decreased 2.7 percent. Net sales also edged down 0.9 percent to $88.6 million from last year’s $89.5 million. The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) has 1.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 58.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $47.93.

Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) energy analyst Miswin Mahesh sees a “huge risk” of oil production in Nigeria being disrupted by political instability arising from elections scheduled for March 28. On last trading day Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) moved down -2.04% to close at $15.84. Its volatility for the week is 1.59% while volatility for the month is 1.37%. BCS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -8.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -40.60%. Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) monthly performance is 5.32%.

Notable Ups And Down: Stage Stores (NYSE:SSI), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS), The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)

Stage Stores Inc. (NYSE:SSI) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $43.7 million. On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had net income of $1.36. For the year, the company reported profit of $30.9 million, or 96 cents per share. Revenue was reported as $1.64 billion. On Wednesday shares of Stage Stores Inc. (NYSE:SSI) closed at $21.22. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 1.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 16.00%.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY)’s existing payment platform, PayPal has acquired Paydiant, a mobile payment startup, in a bid to compete efficiently against Google’s Wallet and Apple’s Apple Pay. The deal, financial terms of which have been kept under wraps, is expected to close in March or April this year. On Wednesday shares of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) closed at $58.31. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 15.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.88%.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) is being accused of doing an “about-face” in its attempt to lump together more than 100 lawsuits alleging that it cheated royalty owners in the Barnett Shale out of millions of dollars. Attorneys representing myriad clients including the city of Fort Worth, Tarrant County College and Union Pacific Railroad filed arguments in Austin this week against granting the cases multidistrict litigation status, which would consolidate the cases for pretrial arguments. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) in last trading activity moved down -4.38% to close at $15.49. Company weekly performance is -13.85% while its quarterly performance stands at -22.43%. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) is -47.57% away from its 52 week high.

Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by Societe Generale in a research note issued on Wednesday. They currently have a GBX 320 ($4.93) price target on the stock. Societe Generale’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 21.95% from the company’s current price. Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) institutional ownership stands at 3.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $16.03.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) is changing the packaging across all its flavors — the original, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Coca-Cola Cherry, Coca-Cola Vanilla, and the recently launched mid-calorie range Coke Life — so that they all look pretty much the same, aside from the different colors. On last trading day The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) moved down -1.05% to close at $42.50. Its volatility for the week is 1.33% while volatility for the month is 1.24%. KO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 1.70%. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) monthly performance is 2.19%.