Today’s Hot List: Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), Real Goods Solar (NASDAQ:RGSE), MOCON Inc. (NASDAQ:MOCO), Dealertrack Technologies (NASDAQ:TRAK), Radiant Logistics (NYSEMKT:RLGT)

On Monday shares of Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) closed at $10.21. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -7.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 6.03%. On May 13, Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) is scheduled to present at the Barclays Americas Select Conference in London on Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

Real Goods Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGSE) in last trading activity fell -11.33% to close at $2.66. Company weekly performance is -36.67% while its quarterly performance stands at -48.85%. Real Goods Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGSE) is -95.68% away from its 52 week high. RGS Energy (NASDAQ:RGSE), announced that the 1-for-20 reverse split of its Class A common stock will be effective May 18, at the open of the U.S. markets.

On last trading day MOCON Inc. (NASDAQ:MOCO) fell -0.12% to close at $17.21. Its volatility for the week is 2.24% while volatility for the month is 2.73%. MOCO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 19.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -12.60%. MOCON Inc. (NASDAQ:MOCO) monthly performance is -2.05%. MOCON Inc. (NASDAQ:MOCO) begin trading ex-dividend on May 13, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 29, 2015.

Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) has 1.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 92.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $42.66. Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) on Friday reported a loss of $22.7 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Lake Success, New York-based company said it had a loss of 42 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 19 cents per share.

On last trading day Radiant Logistics, Inc. (NYSEMKT:RLGT) increased 14.51% to close at $5.84. Its volatility for the week is 4.94% while volatility for the month is 4.70%. RLGT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 20.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.10%. Radiant Logistics, Inc. (NYSEMKT:RLGT) monthly performance is -0.17%. Radiant Logistics, Inc. (NYSEMKT:RLGT), reported financial results for the three and nine months ended March 31, 2015. Revenues increased to $102.3 million, up $16.2 million and 18.9% compared to revenues of $86.0 million for the comparable prior year period.

Hot Stocks: Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ:OMER), Biota Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BOTA), Dealertrack Technologies (NASDAQ:TRAK), Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX), MBIA Inc. (NYSE:MBI)

On March 9, Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER), announced that the company will issue its fourth quarter and full-year 2014 financial results for the period ended December 31, 2014, on Monday, March 16, 2015, after market close. On Monday shares of Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ:OMER) closed at $24.13. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.90%.

Biota Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOTA), announced that Biota CEO & President Joseph Patti presented a corporate overview at the 27th Annual ROTH Conference, on Monday, March 9, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. PDT at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Dana Point, CA. Biota Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOTA) in last trading activity fell -0.41% to close at $2.40. Company weekly performance is -2.04% while its quarterly performance stands at 5.73%. Biota Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOTA) is -63.75% away from its 52 week high.

On March 09, Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) introduced New Car Pricing and Multiplatform Listing tools for its Inventory+ solution to help dealers better manage new vehicle and wholesale inventory. Dealertrack’s Inventory+ New Car Pricing tool enables dealers to more efficiently price new vehicles using all of the latest manufacturers’ incentives and rebates, as well as competitive market data. On last trading day Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) advanced 4.06% to close at $38.70. Its volatility for the week is 3.28% while volatility for the month is 3.26%. TRAK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 30.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -24.60%. Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) monthly performance is -5.10%.

Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) has 0.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 97.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $74.98.

Moody’s de Mexico has affirmed the B2 Insurance Financial Strength (IFS) and Ba1.mx national scale (IFS) of MBIA Inc. (NYSE:MBI) and changed the outlook on the ratings from stable to negative. On last trading day MBIA Inc. (NYSE:MBI) fell -0.85% to close at $9.30. Its volatility for the week is 2.89% while volatility for the month is 3.22%. MBI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -15.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -0.60%. MBIA Inc. (NYSE:MBI) monthly performance is 8.77%.

Keep Eyes on: Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), County Bancorp (NASDAQ:ICBK), The Men’s Wearhouse (NYSE:MW), Dealertrack Technologies (NASDAQ:TRAK), MediciNova (NASDAQ:MNOV)

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chief Executive Elon Musk said the company’s market capitalization could equal that of Apple Inc.’s in 10 years. Apple recently became the first company to top $700 billion in market cap. Tesla’s current market value is roughly $27 billion or less than 4% of Apple’s. On Wednesday shares of Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) closed at $211.97. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 167.50%.

Newly public County Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:ICBK) said Tuesday earnings rose 17.1% on strong loan growth in its final year as a private company. The Manitowoc parent company of Investors Community Bank said net income rose to $8.21 million, or $1.69 a share, in 2014 from $7.01 million, or $1.45, in 2013. County Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICBK) in last trading activity advanced 7.37% to close at $20.55. Company weekly performance is 8.04%. County Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICBK) is 0.74% away from its 52 week high.

It was reported on 27 January 2015, that The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. (NYSE:MW) announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share on the Company’s common stock, payable on March 27, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 17, 2015. On last trading day The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. (NYSE:MW) advanced 0.53% to close at $48.93. Its volatility for the week is 1.77% while volatility for the month is 2.78%. MW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 8.50%. The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. (NYSE:MW) monthly performance is 10.63%.

Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:TRAK), on 28 January 2015, announced that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results after the market closes on Monday, February 23, 2015. A conference call will be hosted by Mark F. O’Neil, chairman and chief executive officer, and Eric D. Jacobs, chief financial and administrative officer, that evening beginning at 5:00 pm (ET). Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) has 1.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 92.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $40.88.

MediciNova Inc. (NASDAQ:MNOV), on 3 February 2015, announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a pending patent application which covers MN-001 (tipelukast) and MN-002 (a major metabolite of MN-001) for the treatment of NASH (nonalcoholic steatohepatitis). On last trading day MediciNova Inc. (NASDAQ:MNOV) decreased -0.48% to close at $4.18. Its volatility for the week is 5.33% while volatility for the month is 5.40%. MNOV’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 36.40%. MediciNova Inc. (NASDAQ:MNOV) monthly performance is 27.44%.

Top News: Pandora Media (NYSE:P), Immunomedics Inc. (NASDAQ:IMMU), Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR), Globus Maritime Limited (NASDAQ:GLBS), Dealertrack Technologies (NASDAQ:TRAK)

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE:P) reported fourth-quarter net income of $12.28 million or $0.06 per share, compared to $8.98 million or $0.04 per share, prior year. Adjusted earnings per share was $0.18, for the quarter. On average, 30 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $0.19 for the quarter. Analysts’ estimates typically exclude special items. On Thursday shares of Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P) closed at $18.41. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 98.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 56.15%.

Immunomedics Inc. (NASDAQ:IMMU) reported Net loss attributable to stockholders this quarter was $11.4 million, or $0.12 per share. This compares to net loss attributable to stockholders of $8.5 million, or $0.10 per share, for the same quarter in fiscal 2014. The $2.9 million increase in net loss this quarter was primarily due to the increase in research and development expenses. Immunomedics Inc. (NASDAQ:IMMU) in last trading activity decreased -17.93% to close at $4.01. Company weekly performance is -24.15% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.57%. Immunomedics Inc. (NASDAQ:IMMU) is -26.92% away from its 52 week high.

Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) warned on 3 February that it recently learned the Federal Trade Commission is reviewing more than 500 stores as it scrutinizes the discount retailer’s plan to acquire larger rival Family Dollar Stores Inc. On last trading day Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) advanced 1.23% to close at $75.92. Its volatility for the week is 2.99% while volatility for the month is 2.73%. DLTR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 26.50%. Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) monthly performance is 10.56%.

Globus Maritime Limited (NASDAQ:GLBS) institutional ownership stands at 7.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $1.80.

Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK), announced that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results after the market closes on Monday, February 23, 2015. On last trading day Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) decreased -0.14% to close at $42.71. Its volatility for the week is 3.87% while volatility for the month is 3.80%. TRAK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 14.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 26.60%. Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) monthly performance is 2.72%.

Mix Sector Stocks: Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP), Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ), Dealertrack Technologies (NASDAQ:TRAK), The Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW), Metabolix (NASDAQ:MBLX)

Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP) said that it appointed James Scully as Chief Financial Officer, effective no later than April 1, 2015. On Friday shares of Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP) closed at $7.74. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -1.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 3.80%.

On January 29, Mondelez International Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has confirmed its Australian head of marketing services has relocated to China to take up a new role. Anthony Ho, who had been in the lead marketing services role for the past two years, has been promoted to associate marketing director, media in China for the snacking company’s biscuits division. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) in last trading activity moved down -1.40% to close at $35.24. Company weekly performance is -4.60% while its quarterly performance stands at 1.29%. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) is -10.24% away from its 52 week high.

Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) announced that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results after the market closes on Monday, February 23, 2015. On last trading day Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) moved down -3.16% to close at $40.20. Its volatility for the week is 3.72% while volatility for the month is 3.83%. TRAK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 14.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 26.60%. Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) monthly performance is -8.59%.

Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), has completed the acquisition of Coodetec’s seed business. This acquisition marks the second largest by Dow AgroSciences and is in line with Dow’s plans to expand participation in attractive, high-value growth markets, a key component of the Company’s strategy. On Friday shares of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) closed at $45.16. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.42%.

Jefferies Group reiterated their hold rating on shares of Metabolix Inc (NASDAQ:MBLX) in a research report released on Thursday morning. Jefferies Group currently has a $0.50 price objective on the stock, down from their previous price objective of $0.75. On last trading day Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBLX) moved up 2.38% to close at $0.43. Its volatility for the week is 10.40% while volatility for the month is 15.35%. MBLX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 27.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 11.00%. Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBLX) monthly performance is 26.47%.

Notable Stocks in Focus: ArcelorMittal SA (ADR) (NYSE:MT), Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), Mad Catz Interactive (NYSEMKT:MCZ), JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), Dealertrack Technologies (NASDAQ:TRAK)

SA’s main steel maker ArcelorMittal SA (ADR) (NYSE:MT) on January 16, announced the resignation of its executive director and chief financial officer Matthias Wellhausen with effect from March 15. Mr Wellhausen will be replaced by Gerhard van Zyl who will be acting chief financial officer with effect from March 15 until such a time that the vacancy is filled. On Monday shares of ArcelorMittal SA (ADR) (NYSE:MT) closed at $9.66. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -7.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 75.10%.

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) announced that it has expanded its hepatitis C generic licensing agreements to include the investigational NS5A inhibitor GS-5816, which is being evaluated in Phase 3 clinical studies as part of a single tablet regimen that combines the compound and sofosbuvir for the treatment of all six genotypes of hepatitis C. On Monday shares of Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) closed at $107.11. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 16.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 33.42%.

On January 22, Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (NYSEMKT:MCZ) announced a new lower price point for its M.O.J.O. ™ Micro-Console for Android™. Starting today, M.O.J.O. will retail across North America for an MSRP of just $149.99 with similar price adjustments taking place across all leading territories. On last trading day Mad Catz Interactive Inc. (NYSEMKT:MCZ) remains unchanged to close at $0.44. Its volatility for the week is 4.97% while volatility for the month is 5.58%. MCZ’s sales growth for past 5 years was -4.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 27.30%. Mad Catz Interactive Inc. (NYSEMKT:MCZ) monthly performance is 2.33%.

JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) got a painful reminder on Wednesday that we all have to live with our mistakes, even a clerical mix-up that could cost $1.5 billion. A federal appeals court in Manhattan ruled on Wednesday that, although it was not JPMorgan’s intention, it clearly authorized its law firm to file papers in 2008 that unsecured much of a loan to General Motors. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) in last trading activity advanced 0.16% to close at $56.77. Company weekly performance is 1.50% while its quarterly performance stands at -1.59%. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) is -10.01% away from its 52 week high.

Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) received four Automotive Website Awards across a diverse range of categories from the PCG Consulting Group at the 2015 National Automotive Dealers Association (NADA 2015) Convention & Exposition in San Francisco. The Automotive Website Awards honor the best in the automotive digital marketing industry for the year. On last trading day Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) increased 5.26% to close at $43.23. Its volatility for the week is 4.05% while volatility for the month is 3.60%. TRAK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 14.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 26.60%. Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) monthly performance is -6.27%.

Ever Green Stocks: IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG), Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), Retail Properties of America (NYSE:RPAI), Dealertrack Technologies (NASDAQ:TRAK), FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE)

On 22 January IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) said it expects capital spending will be reduced by about 30%. On Friday shares of IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) closed at $2.82. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 3.00%.

On 21 January Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) reported that it would be buying Indian start-up Zipdial for $30 to $40 million as part of its expansion into the world’s second largest mobile market. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) in last trading activity moved up 0.90% to close at $39.42. Company weekly performance is 6.74% while its quarterly performance stands at -19.68%. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) is -41.37% away from its 52 week high.

Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) announced that it closed on the acquisitions of Merrifield Town Center (“Merrifield”) and Fort Evans Plaza II located in the Washington, D.C.Metropolitan Statistical Area (“MSA”). On last trading day Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) fell -0.99% to close at $18.03. Its volatility for the week is 1.80% while volatility for the month is 1.67%. RPAI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -4.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 40.40%. Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) monthly performance is 8.61%.

Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) EVP Richard Mcleer sold 3,233 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.07, for a total value of $129,546.31. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 30,093 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,205,826.51. Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) has 1.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 92.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $41.07.

On 19 January FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) announced that it has been awarded the UK Government’s new Cyber Essentials Scheme accreditation. Part of the UK Government’s National Cyber Security Strategy, the Cyber Essentials Scheme is an independent analysis and recommendation of the necessary security controls for mitigating risks from the latest cyber threats. On Friday shares of FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) closed at $34.93. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 35.00%.

Stock in News: Arena Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ARNA), Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS), Dealertrack Technologies (NASDAQ:TRAK), Shire PLC (ADR) (NASDAQ:SHPG), Asanko Gold (NYSEMKT:AKG)

Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) reported positive results from an early clinical trial of a possible treatment for autoimmune diseases. The San Diego company said its drug ADP334 reduced patients’ lymphocyte counts in an early-stage study of 50 healthy volunteers compared with a control group that received a placebo. On Friday shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) closed at $5.43. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 52.70%.

Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ:EXAS) announced that Scott Coward has been named Senior Vice President and General Counsel for the company effective January 1 2015. Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) in last trading activity moved up 1.99% to close at $29.16. Company weekly performance is 8.85% while its quarterly performance stands at 60.93%. Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) is -2.70% away from its 52 week high.

The Board of Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) announced that the Acceptance Condition, for the cash offer made by the company for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of incadea, has been satisfied and all of the other conditions to the offer have now been satisfied or waived. Accordingly, the offer is unconditional in all respects. On Friday shares of Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) closed at $41.77. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 14.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.50%.

Shire PLC (ADR) (NASDAQ:SHPG) said it has agreed to buy NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc. for $5.2 billion in a takeover that would mark the Irish drug maker’s return to deal-making. The all-cash deal would hasten Shire’s pivot to drugs for rare conditions and bolster its portfolio of therapies for gastrointestinal disorders like the ones treated by NPS’s two drugs, Shire Chief Executive Flemming Ornskov said. “It is another step in the direction of becoming a biotech,” he said in an interview. Shire PLC (ADR) (NASDAQ:SHPG) in last trading activity moved up 1.59% to close at $217.49. Company weekly performance is 4.06% while its quarterly performance stands at -15.04%. Shire PLC (ADR) (NASDAQ:SHPG) is -17.92% away from its 52 week high.

Asanko Gold (NYSE:AKG) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,918,999 shares, a growth of 13.6% from the November 28th total of 1,689,407 shares, American Banking & Market News reports. Asanko Gold Inc. (NYSEMKT:AKG) has 8.54% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 63.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $1.62.

Stocks in news: General Employment Enterprises (NYSEMKT:JOB), Sonus Networks, (NASDAQ:SONS), Dealertrack Technologies (NASDAQ:TRAK), Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

On Dec 29, Derek Dewan becomes CEO of General Employment Enterprises Inc. (NYSEMKT:JOB) the Jacksonville executive is not only taking on a company looking to grow but also a company looking for a turnaround after three years of losses. General Employment Enterprises Inc. (NYSEMKT:JOB) in last trading activity increased 37.19% to close at $1.66. Company weekly performance is 38.33% while its quarterly performance stands at 937.50%. General Employment Enterprises Inc. (NYSEMKT:JOB) is -11.23% away from its 52 week high.

Stock analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. began coverage on shares of Sonus Networks (NASDAQ:SONS) in a report issued on Friday. The firm set a “fair value” rating on the stock. On last trading day Sonus Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:SONS) increased 3.40% to close at $4.11. Its volatility for the week is 3.42% while volatility for the month is 3.62%. SONS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 28.60%. Sonus Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:SONS) monthly performance is 13.40%.

DealerTrack Technologies (NASDAQ:TRAK) CEO Mark F. Oneil unloaded 17,500 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.62, for a total transaction of $815,850.00. On Friday shares Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) closed at $43.94. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 14.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.50%.

Yamana Gold Inc (NYSE:AUY) on Friday responded to the announcement made by Samco Gold relating to the receipt of the assessment of damages relating to the proceedings in the case of Ricardo Auriemma v. 0805346 B.C. Ltd (formally Northern Orion Resources Inc, now a subsidiary of the company). This assessment of damages relates to a contested agreement providing for a preemptive right for Auriemma to participate in the acquisition of Minera Alumbrera Inc made by Northern Orion Resources Inc in 2003. The court appointed arbitrator delivered an assessment of the value of the lost opportunity to Auriemma at $244 million. Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE:AUY) in last trading activity moved down -0.25% to close at $4.01. Company weekly performance is 3.35% while its quarterly performance stands at -34.26%. Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE:AUY) is -61.91% away from its 52 week high.

Vuzix Corporation said on Friday that Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) invested $24.8 million in the company to speed up the launch of Internet-connected eyewear. On last trading day Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) moved up 0.19% to close at $36.36. Its volatility for the week is 1.53% while volatility for the month is 1.80%. INTC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.50%. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) monthly performance is -3.30%.

Market Movers: Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS), Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC), MER Telemanagement Solutions (NASDAQ:MTSL), Dealertrack Technologies (NASDAQ:TRAK), Ballantyne Strong, Inc (NYSEMKT:BTN)

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach earlier this year. The office supply retailer announced in October that it was looking into a potential credit card breach, adding to a long list of retailers recently hit by cyberattacks. Staples said Friday that an investigation shows that the criminals used malware that may have allowed access to information for transactions at 115 of its U.S. stores, which total more than 1,400. That includes cardholder names, payment card numbers, expiration dates and card verification codes. Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) in last trading activity moved up 0.50% to close at $18.12. Company weekly performance is 1.63% while its quarterly performance stands at 53.82%. Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) is -0.33% away from its 52 week high.

Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ:LSCC) Director Patrick S. Jones sold 13,500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.22, for a total value of $83,970.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 58,306 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $362,663. On last trading day Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) moved up 1.03% to close at $6.89. Its volatility for the week is 2.11% while volatility for the month is 3.51%. LSCC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 20.80%. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) monthly performance is 6.99%.

Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. (NASDAQ Capital Market: MTSL), a global provider of Telecommunications Expense Management (TEM) and Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions and Mobile Virtual Network Enabler (MVNE) services, announced on 2 December 2014 that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded TEM Suite a 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY Lync Pioneer Award. MER Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. (NASDAQ:MTSL) has institutional ownership stands at 7.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $0.99.

Dealertrack Technologies (NASDAQ:TRAK) announced a cash offer to acquire incadea plc (LSE AIM:INCA), a leading provider of DMS software and services to the global automotive retail market. Under the terms of the transaction, Dealertrack will make a cash offer for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of incadea. The Board of incadea has unanimously recommended that the shareholders accept the Dealertrack offer. On Wednesday shares of Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) closed at $44.31. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 14.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.50%.

Ballantyne Strong Inc. (NYSE:BTN) Director Sam Freitag bought 125,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, December 8th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $4.02 per share, with a total value of $502,500.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 162,829 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $654,573. On last trading day Ballantyne Strong, Inc (NYSEMKT:BTN) moved up 2.48% to close at $4.14. Its volatility for the week is 2.73% while volatility for the month is 3.78%. BTN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.40%. Ballantyne Strong, Inc (NYSEMKT:BTN) monthly performance is 2.22%.