Active Watch List: CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME), SkyPeople Fruit Juice (NASDAQ:SPU), Commercial Metals (NYSE:CMC), Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE:CCO), Armada Hoffler Properties (NYSE:AHH)

On Friday shares of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) closed at $94.99. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.20%. CME Group (NASDAQ:CME) and Korea Financial Investment Association or KOFIA announced that they have signed a Letter of Intent or LOI to explore mutual collaboration in the areas of market education and training.

SkyPeople Fruit Juice, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPU) in last trading activity advanced 17.61% to close at $1.47. Company weekly performance is 15.76% while its quarterly performance stands at 31.26%. SkyPeople Fruit Juice, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPU) is -10.36% away from its 52 week high. On May 15, SkyPeople Fruit Juice, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPU) announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Total revenue was $16.6 million, an increase of 41% year-over-year; Gross profit was $7.2 million, an increase of 95% year-over-year; and Gross profit margin was 43% as compared to 31% in the year-ago quarter.

On last trading day Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC) advanced 0.06% to close at $16.61. Its volatility for the week is 2.04% while volatility for the month is 2.25%. CMC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 112.20%. Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC) monthly performance is 5.33%.

Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CCO) has 1.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 79.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $11.31. Zacks upgraded shares of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings (NYSE:CCO) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Thursday. Zacks currently has $13.00 price objective on the stock.

On last trading day Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. (NYSE:AHH) advanced 0.29% to close at $10.52. Its volatility for the week is 1.99% while volatility for the month is 2.01%. Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. (NYSE:AHH) monthly performance is 0.96%. Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. (NYSE:AHH) announced that it presented at Baird’s 2015 Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 1:50pm CT at the Four Seasons in Chicago. On May 08, May 08, Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. (NYSE:AHH) announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.17 per common share for the second quarter of 2015. The second quarter dividend will be payable in cash on July 9, 2015 to stockholders of record on July 1, 2015.

Stocks in Focus: Altisource Portfolio Solutions (NASDAQ:ASPS), CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME), Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT), Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA), Wipro (NYSE:WIT)

On Monday shares of Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (NASDAQ:ASPS) closed at $30.25. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 39.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%. Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (NASDAQ:ASPS) on 23 April, reported financial results for the first quarter 2015. Service revenue of $207.8 million, a 1% decrease. Net income attributable to Altisource of $3.7 million, a 91% decrease. Adjusted net income attributable to Altisource(1) of $11.8 million, a 76% decrease. Diluted earnings per share of $0.18, an 89% decrease.

On Monday shares of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) closed at $90.82. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.38%. CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) said its volume averaged 11.45 million contracts per day for the month of April 2015, down 6 percent year-over-year. Total volume for April 2015 also declined 2 percent to 252 million contracts, of which 87 percent was traded electronically, and options volume averaged 2.3 million contracts per day, down 1 percent from last year.

On last trading day Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) advanced 0.61% to close at $16.44. Its volatility for the week is 2.20% while volatility for the month is 2.07%. GDOT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 39.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 25.40%. Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) monthly performance is 0.61%. Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) on 23 April, announced the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 8,989,778, a patent that is directed to secure and private location sharing for location-aware mobile communication devices.

On Monday shares of Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) closed at $9.24. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 66.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 41.40%. Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) chief executive Harvey J. Berger said on 29 April, that he would step down from the company he founded, under pressure from a Connecticut hedge fund that was seeking better performance.

On last trading day Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) advanced 0.95% to close at $11.70. Its volatility for the week is 1.89% while volatility for the month is 2.16%. WIT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 12.90%. Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) monthly performance is -10.96%. Zacks upgraded shares of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday.

Hot Alert: Magnum Hunter Resources (NYSE:MHR), NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI), CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME), TG Therapeutics (NASDAQ:TGTX), Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS)

On Friday shares of Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. (NYSE:MHR) closed at $2.26. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 124.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -6.13%. On 17 April, Magnum Hunter Resources Corp (NYSE:MHR) declared that it has declared a monthly cash dividend on the Company’s 10.25% Series C Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock (“Series C Preferred Stock”), a monthly cash dividend on the Company’s 8.0% Series D Cumulative Preferred Stock (“Series D Preferred Stock”) and a monthly cash dividend on the Company’s 8.0% Series E Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock (“Series E Preferred Stock”).

NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) in last trading activity fell -3.30% to close at $95.33. Company weekly performance is -4.41% while its quarterly performance stands at 18.82%. NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) is -12.14% away from its 52 week high. NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) on 21 April, announced that two of its engineers have been nominated for the highly-respected and acclaimed EPO European Inventor Award. Franz Amtmann and Philippe Maugars, along with their teams, have been recognized due to their work in the milestone creation of near field communication (NFC).

On Friday shares of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) closed at $89.89. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.77%. CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) denied on Wednesday allegations that the futures markets caused the flash crash. CME said it was prohibited by law from releasing any information on Sarao, who owned a seat on the exchange.

TG Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TGTX) has 9.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 50.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $16.23. Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: LGND) partner TG Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TGTX) on 20 April, announced the first presentation of preclinical data demonstrating single agent and combination activity of two of TG Therapeutics’ IRAK4 inhibitor compounds under development. This pre-clinical data was presented yesterday at the 106th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), held in Philadelphia, PA.

On last trading day Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) moved up 0.23% to close at $8.69. Its volatility for the week is 2.47% while volatility for the month is 3.00%. KOS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 142.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 32.30%. Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) monthly performance is 7.82%. Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) had its price objective decreased by Jefferies Group from $11.00 to $10.00 in a research report released on Friday. Jefferies Group currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Investors Are Watching: Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA), IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME), Intercontinental Hotels Group plc (NYSE:IHG)

On Thursday shares of Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) closed at $9.61. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 66.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 41.40%. Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) reported the results of a series of preclinical studies on its investigational tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI), brigatinib (AP26113) at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2015. Brigatinib is in development for the treatment of patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase positive (ALK+) metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), who are resistant to crizotinib.

On Thursday shares of IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) closed at $2.15. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 2.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 3.00%. IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) will release its first quarter 2015 financial results after market hours on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015.

EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) in last trading activity decreased -1.99% to close at $26.59. Company weekly performance is 2.07% while its quarterly performance stands at -6.40%. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) is -13.28% away from its 52 week high. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) reported last quarter earnings. Company announced earnings per share of $0.22 against a consensus Street estimate of $0.25, missing estimate by $0.03. This corresponds to a decrease of $0.25 compared to the same quarter of the previous fiscal year.

On last trading day CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) decreased -0.40% to close at $90.31. Its volatility for the week is 1.48% while volatility for the month is 1.51%. CME’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 6.20%. CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) monthly performance is -7.22%. CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) on Wednesday denied allegations that the futures markets, which prosecutors are accusing a London-based trader of having illegally manipulated, caused the May 2010 Wall Street “flash crash.”

On last trading day Intercontinental Hotels Group plc (NYSE:IHG) decreased -0.58% to close at $42.57. Its volatility for the week is 1.37% while volatility for the month is 1.20%. IHG’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.70%. Intercontinental Hotels Group plc (NYSE:IHG) monthly performance is 9.21%. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (ADR) (NYSE:IHG) announced exciting new enhancements to its award winning loyalty program, IHG Rewards Club, focused on building more personalized relationships with its 84 million members worldwide.

Stock Highlights: Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE:PDS), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), FTI Consulting (NYSE:FCN), CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME), NeuStar (NYSE:NSR)

On Thursday shares of Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE:PDS) closed at $7.10. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 14.40%. Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE:PDS), intends to release its 2015 first quarter results before the market opens on Monday, April 27, 2015 and has planned a conference call and webcast to start promptly at 12:00 Noon MT (2:00 p.m. ET) on the same day.

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) in last trading activity increased 0.12% to close at $32.87. Company weekly performance is 5.22% while its quarterly performance stands at -8.92%. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is -12.65% away from its 52 week high. Intel Capital, Intel’s global investment arm has made an undisclosed investment in Airware, Silicon Valley’s most heavily venture backed drone startup. The announcement comes as Airware releases their long anticipated operating system for commercial drones.

On last trading day FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) fell -0.60% to close at $38.23. Its volatility for the week is 1.60% while volatility for the month is 2.04%. FCN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -11.30%. FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) monthly performance is 2.96%. FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 before the New York market opens on Thursday, April 30, 2015.

On Thursday shares of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) closed at $91.52. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 13.79%. On Apr 11, Zacks Investment Research downgraded CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) to a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).

On last trading day NeuStar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR) fell -0.22% to close at $27.01. Its volatility for the week is 2.70% while volatility for the month is 3.78%. NSR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 15.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 12.40%. NeuStar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR) monthly performance is 23.05%. Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR) announced that it will report its first quarter 2015 operating and financial results on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 after the close of regular trading. This release will be followed by a teleconference and webcast beginning at 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time).

5 Stocks CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME), Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA), Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK), Helmerich & Payne (NYSE:HP), Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA)

On Monday shares of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) closed at $92.03. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 13.79%. On March 24, 2015, the CME Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) announced a proposed amendment to Rule 512 indicating that it will impose a minimum fine of $1,000 for repeat violations of its exchanges’ reporting rules for futures and options. The amendment, which became effective on April 7, 2015 and applies to all CME Group exchanges, reflects an increasingly strict approach taken by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) and CFTC-regulated exchanges for technical violations of futures and options reporting.

Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) in last trading activity increased 2.48% to close at $8.67. Company weekly performance is 6.12% while its quarterly performance stands at 25.29%. Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) is -5.66% away from its 52 week high. Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) on April 06, 2015, declared that Health Canada has approved the use of Iclusig™ (as ponatinib hydrochloride) in Canada for the treatment of adult patients with all phases of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) or Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (Ph+ ALL) for whom other tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) therapy is not appropriate, including CML or Ph+ ALL that is T315I mutation positive, or where there is prior TKI resistance or intolerance.

On last trading day Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) increased 2.98% to close at $8.30. Its volatility for the week is 2.62% while volatility for the month is 1.82%. NOK’s sales growth for past 5 years was -20.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 5.50%. Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) monthly performance is 7.51%. Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) said Tuesday it was in talks to purchase all of its Franco-American rival Alcatel-Lucent, with the aim of creating a telecoms and Internet technology behemoth.

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP) has 1.00% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 89.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $72.01. In conjunction with Helmerich & Payne, Inc.’s (NYSE:HP) second quarter earnings release, company invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. (ET) with John Lindsay, President and CEO, and Juan Pablo Tardio, Vice President and CFO.

Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) has 0.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 69.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $2.47. BTIG Research reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA) in a research note issued to investors on Sunday.

Trending Stocks: SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL), Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA), Ruth’s Hospitality Group Inc. (NASDAQ:RUTH), Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ:AEZS), CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME)

On Thursday shares of SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) closed at $10.72. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 9.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -1.91%. On March 30, Seadrill Partners LLC (NYSE: SDLP) has received a notice of termination from BP Exploration & Production Inc. (“BP”) for the contract for the West Sirius which will be effective after having completed the current well and demobilization, which Seadrill Partners estimates to be by early May 2015.

On Thursday shares of Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) closed at $2.38. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 41.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 30.00%. Zynga, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA)’s fate is expected to turn around as founder Mark Pincus rejoins the company as the new CEO replacing Don Mattric who served for two years.

On last trading day Ruth’s Hospitality Group Inc. (NASDAQ:RUTH) decreased -1.46% to close at $15.53. Its volatility for the week is 2.74% while volatility for the month is 2.42%. RUTH’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 38.00%. Ruth’s Hospitality Group Inc. (NASDAQ:RUTH) monthly performance is 2.58%. Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:RUTH) announced that the Company will participate at the 19th Annual BURKENROAD REPORTS Investment Conference on Friday, April 24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans, LA. The Company’s presentation will begin at 10:30 AM Central Time.

Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ:AEZS) has 8.86% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 21.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $0.52. Recently Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ:AEZS) declared that it has agreed to transfer its discovery library of roughly 100,000 unique compounds to the South Carolina Center for Therapeutic Discovery & Development (the Center) following a just concluded Material Transfer Contract.

On Thursday shares of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) closed at $90.85. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 13.79%. CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) and ICE Futures U.S. sanctioned a number of traders for documentation issues related to exchange for related position (EFRP) transactions and for transferring positions among affiliated accounts through wash trades. In one transaction, CME Group fined EOX Holdings LLC US $40,000 for executing eight EFRP transactions between July and November 2011 and incorrectly reporting them as block trades.

Trending Stocks: Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX), Sky-mobi Limited (NASDAQ:MOBI), Craft Brew Alliance (NASDAQ:BREW), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME)

On Wednesday shares of Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) closed at $17.89. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -2.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.87%. Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX), which also recently announced a settlement in connection with a lawsuit filed by Johnson & Johnson stemming from the acquisition of Guidant, agreed to pay $30 million to settle federal allegations that Guidant sold defibrillators which were implanted into Medicare patients knowing the defibrillators were defective.

Sky-mobi Limited (NASDAQ:MOBI) in last trading activity advanced 16.01% to close at $4.71. Company weekly performance is 26.61% while its quarterly performance stands at 21.39%. Sky-mobi Limited (NASDAQ:MOBI) is -55.40% away from its 52 week high. Sky-mobi Ltd. (NASDAQ:MOBI)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Rosenblatt Securities in a note issued to investors on Wednesday.

On last trading day Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW) advanced 4.34% to close at $14.17. Its volatility for the week is 3.21% while volatility for the month is 3.15%. BREW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 26.20%. Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW) monthly performance is 13.72%. Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW) announced on 31 March 2015, it will distribute beers for NC-based Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Inc. (OTC:HOPS) as part of a master distribution agreement between both brewing companies. The distribution agreement marks the next phase in CBA ‘s strategic partnership with the fast-growing NC brewery, and will help extend AMB’s reach in time for North Carolina Beer Month.

On last trading day EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) moved up 0.19% to close at $26.23. Its volatility for the week is 2.03% while volatility for the month is 2.23%. EMC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 20.00%. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) monthly performance is -5.41%. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) announced the Federation Business Data Lake. The fully engineered solution includes leading storage and Big Data analytics technologies from EMC Information Infrastructure, Pivotal, and VMware to help customers leverage the new world of Big Data, thereby clearing the path for new insights and disruptive differentiation.

CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) has 0.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 77.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $90.36. On Sunday, March 29, CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) planned to launch the first-ever physically delivered crude oil storage futures contract. CME Group is able to make this contract available having teamed up with LOOP LLC (LOOP owns and operates the deep-water port and associated onshore terminal with significant crude oil handling, storage and redistribution capabilities located in Clovelly, Louisiana, sometimes called the “Clovelly Hub”) and NEO Markets Inc.

News Buzz: DRDGOLD (NYSE:DRD), Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV), JA Solar Holdings Co., (NASDAQ:JASO), Stericycle (NASDAQ:SRCL), CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME)

On Monday shares of DRDGOLD Ltd. (NYSE:DRD) closed at $1.87. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -1.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%. DRDGOLD Limited (NYSE:DRD) has advised shareholders that it has successfully fulfilled all suspensive conditions relating to the acquisition of Ergo Mining Operations (Pty) Limited. The Company entered into an agreement with Khumo Gold SPV (Pty) Limited whereby DRDGOLD will issue 35 000 000 new ordinary shares to Khumo Gold to acquire its 20% stake in Ergo Mining Operations.

Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) in last trading activity increased 6.17% to close at $23.23. Company weekly performance is 9.16% while its quarterly performance stands at -22.52%. Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) is -56.55% away from its 52 week high. Analysts at FBR & Co. lowered their price target on shares of Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) from $45.00 to $25.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, March 24th.

On Monday shares of JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO) closed at $9.85. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 22.00%. JA Solar Holdings (NASDAQ: JASO) announced that Mr. Yong Liu, Chief Technology Officer, has resigned for personal reasons. Mr. Liu has also relinquished his position on the Board of Directors, effective March 31, 2015.

Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) has 1.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 91.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $141.29. Stericycle Inc. (NASD: SRCL) has taken over the position of #12 most shorted Nasdaq 100 component, from Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASD: ISRG) which is now in the #25 spot.

On last trading day CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) decreased -0.88% to close at $92.10. Its volatility for the week is 1.41% while volatility for the month is 1.64%. CME’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 6.20%. CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) monthly performance is -4.39%. Oil cavern space at the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port sold for 10 cents a barrel a month at an auction on Tuesday, offering a glimpse into the value of storage as domestic crude supplies swell to a record. The sale of more than 11 million barrels of room in a cavern at LOOP LLC’s Clovelly hub in Louisiana was part of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME)’s plan to offer the first physically delivered futures contract for oil storage. CME, the largest commodity-trading platform, listed a contract for trading this week based on the space at LOOP.

Worth Watching Stocks: American Electric Technologies, Inc (NASDAQ:AETI), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME), 58.com Inc. (NYSE:WUBA), TransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC)

On Wednesday shares of American Electric Technologies, Inc (NASDAQ:AETI) closed at $4.16. Analysts at TheStreet downgraded shares of American Electric Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note.

On last trading day Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) decreased -1.32% to close at $34.33. Its volatility for the week is 1.51% while volatility for the month is 1.53%. PFE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.10%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) monthly performance is -0.67%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) is stopping its vaccine commercial operations in China after failing to renew a license for a key shot for children, the latest sign of the uncertainties foreign drug companies face in Asia’s biggest economy.

On Wednesday shares of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) closed at $94.50. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 13.83%. CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) won the first round of a battle of two new euro-based cocoa futures contracts against rival exchange ICE Futures. More than 200 lots traded through the CME contract on Monday, marking the exchange’s entry into deliverable soft commodities as it seeks to break ICE’s dominance of cocoa futures trading.

58.com Inc. (NYSE:WUBA) has 22.48% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 90.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $51.49. puts have been popular recently across the International Securities Exchange (ISE), Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), and NASDAQ OMX PHLX (PHLX). WUBA has been ripping higher in 2015, tacking on nearly 20% — unlike rival Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA). Most of these gains have occurred this month, boosted by solid fourth-quarter earnings and news of a stake in interior decorating site To8to.

On last trading day TransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC) moved up 0.11% to close at $9.31. Its volatility for the week is 1.52% while volatility for the month is 2.35%. TAC’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -4.70%. TransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC) monthly performance is 1.42%. TransAlta Corporation (NYSE:TAC) has entered into an investment agreement with TransAlta Renewables Inc. (TSX:RNW) pursuant to which TransAlta Renewables has agreed to invest in TransAlta’s Australian power generation and gas pipeline portfolio (the “Portfolio”) and fund the remaining project costs for the South Hedland gas-fired project for a combined value of approximately $1.78 billion (the “Transaction”).