Trending Stocks: Verastem (NASDAQ:VSTM), NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP), Cubic Corporation (NYSE:CUB), Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV), The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)

On Monday shares of Verastem, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSTM) closed at $8.74. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 1.74%. On May 11, Verastem, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSTM), reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015, and also provided an overview of certain corporate accomplishments and plans. Net loss for the 2015 Quarter was $15.2 million, or $0.46 per share, as compared to net loss of $13.1 million, or $0.51 per share, for the same period in 2014 (the “2014 Quarter”). Net loss includes stock-based compensation expense of $2.9 million and $3.6 million for the 2015 Quarter and 2014 Quarter, respectively.

NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) in last trading activity decreased -1.69% to close at $34.80. Company weekly performance is -0.46% while its quarterly performance stands at -7.49%. NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) is -19.61% away from its 52 week high. After market close on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) will announce financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2015, which ended April 24, 2015.

On Monday shares of Cubic Corporation (NYSE:CUB) closed at $48.37. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 6.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 8.80%. Cubic Corp. (NYSE:CUB) reported a net loss for the second quarter of $11.0 million or $0.41 per share, compared to net income of $16.1 million or $0.60 per share for the year-ago quarter.

Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV) in last trading activity fell -0.51% to close at $7.77. Company weekly performance is 1.44% while its quarterly performance stands at 2.89%. Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV) is -5.39% away from its 52 week high. Littlejohn & Co., LLC, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire PlayPower Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of play, sport and recreation facilities and equipment, from Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV). The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2015. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 63.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $110.33. On May 12, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Archives announced it will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Disneyland at D23 EXPO 2015 with an exhibit of more than 300 pieces from the park’s incredible history. “Walt Disney Archives Presents—Disneyland: The Exhibit” will be the largest display the Disney Archives has ever showcased at D23 EXPO.

Hot Watch List: Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM), Sinovac Biotech (NASDAQ:SVA), Park City Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCYG), Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

On Wednesday shares of Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM) closed at $46.65. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 13.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 13.30%. Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM) said it will pay its next quarterly cash dividend of USD0.14 per share to holders of the company´s common stock. The USD0.14 dividend was declared by the board of directors on May 12, 2015 and will be paid on June 15, 2015 to holders of record of the company´s Class A and Class B common stock at the close of business on May 29, 2015.

Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ:SVA) in last trading activity moved up 5.34% to close at $5.52. Company weekly performance is 11.52% while its quarterly performance stands at 12.65%. Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ:SVA) is -15.47% away from its 52 week high. Zacks has upgraded shares of Sinovac Biotech Ltd. from a hold rating to a buy rating.

On last trading day Park City Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCYG) moved up 3.51% to close at $11.22. Its volatility for the week is 7.95% while volatility for the month is 5.51%. PCYG’s sales growth for past 5 years was 14.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.90%. Park City Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCYG) monthly performance is -14.29%. Park City Group (NASDAQ:PCYG) announced financial results for its fiscal third quarter-ended March 31, 2015. For the fiscal third quarter ended March 31, 2015, the Company reported total revenue of $3.4 million, a 10% increase relative to the same quarter a year ago. Total operating expense during the third quarter was $4.0 million, an increase of 14% from the same quarter a year ago.

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 70.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $47.03. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) Effective June 1, 2015,Thomas C. Freyman has been appointed Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration; John M. Capek has been appointed Executive Vice President, Ventures; and, Brian B. Yoor, has been appointed Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, and will continue to report to Mr. Freyman in his new role.

On last trading day The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) moved down -0.05% to close at $109.19. Its volatility for the week is 1.28% while volatility for the month is 1.47%. DIS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.30%. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) monthly performance is 2.37%. Globe Telecom has announced a brand-new partnership with the Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)! It will allow Globe subscribers access to all that Disney has to offer, including video on demand and interactive content across multiple devices, plus other services. Disney’s many brands include Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and Maker Studios.

Investors Alert: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SCMP), The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES), Community Trust Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CTBI), Nautilus (NYSE:NLS)

On Thursday shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) closed at $109.26. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 6.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 14.38%. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) said Thursday it has elevated Leslie Ferraro to president of Disney Consumer Products, taking the spot vacated when her predecessor, Bob Chapek, was named chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts in February.

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCMP) in last trading activity fell -19.71% to close at $14.50. Company weekly performance is -18.36% while its quarterly performance stands at -5.78%. Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCMP) is -34.09% away from its 52 week high. Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCMP) announced its consolidated financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. Sucampo reported year-over-year growth of 33% to $29.5 million in total revenue, 17% to $15.7 million in product royalty revenue and 77% to $11.1 million in product sales revenue. Sucampo reported net income of $6.4 million and fully-diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.14 during the first quarter of 2015.

On last trading day The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) increased 0.67% to close at $13.54. Its volatility for the week is 1.98% while volatility for the month is 2.09%. AES’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 0.20%. The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) monthly performance is 3.99%. On April 27, The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) Storage unveiled a portion of its deployment roadmap for AES AdvancionTM Energy Storage Solutions, which comprises the addition of battery-based storage resources across the US, South America, and Europe. Projects in construction or late stage development are predictable to deliver 260 MW of interconnected battery-based energy storage, equivalent to 520 MW of flexible power resource, 25% of which is predictable to be on-line by mid-2016.

Community Trust Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CTBI) has 1.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 51.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $32.05. On April 28, 2015, Community Trust Bancorp, Inc., (NASDAQ: CTBI) declared its cash dividend of $0.30 per share, which will be paid on July 1, 2015, to shareholders of record on June 15, 2015.

On last trading day Nautilus Inc. (NYSE:NLS) fell -0.96% to close at $20.68. Its volatility for the week is 4.06% while volatility for the month is 3.09%. NLS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 25.00%. Nautilus Inc. (NYSE:NLS) monthly performance is 23.83%. Zacks upgraded shares of Nautilus (NYSE:NLS) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report released on Wednesday.

Stocks in Focus: PCTEL (NASDAQ:PCTI), Ply Gem Holdings, Inc (NYSE:PGEM), The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)

On Monday shares of PCTEL, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCTI) closed at $8.24. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 13.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%. PCTEL, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCTI), announced that Marty Singer, PCTEL’s Chairman and CEO, will present at Baird’s 2015 Growth Stock Conference held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago.

On last trading day Ply Gem Holdings, Inc (NYSE:PGEM) moved down -0.51% to close at $13.77. Its volatility for the week is 2.94% while volatility for the month is 2.91%. PGEM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.30%. Ply Gem Holdings, Inc (NYSE:PGEM) monthly performance is 2.08%. On Saturday, May 9, Ply Gem will auction off NEW Simonton windows and patio doors to support the American Cancer Society.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 63.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $111.03. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has adjusted the time of our second quarter 2015 earnings release and conference call. We will now release our financial results on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at approximately 8:00 a.m. EDT / 5:00 a.m. PDT, and our conference call will be held at 9:30 a.m. EDT / 6:30 a.m. PDT via live audio webcast. The auction, which is completely open to the public, will begin at 11 a.m. at the Simonton Windows manufacturing plant on Route 50 in Ellenboro, West Virginia. Hundreds of Simonton windows and patio doors will be available for sale.

On Monday shares of iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) closed at $47.68. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 45.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 13.83%. IGATE Corporation ( “NASDAQ:IGTE), announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Revenues were $322.0 million, increased 6.6% compared to $302.2 million in the first quarter of 2014; 9.3% on a constant currency basis.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) in last trading activity increased 0.54% to close at $540.78. Company weekly performance is -2.63% while its quarterly performance stands at 2.33%. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is -9.82% away from its 52 week high. Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) said that it acquired the startup Timeful Inc., which developed an app for Apple’s iOS mobile operating system that uses machine learning and data analysis, along with behavioral economic theory, to customize people’s digital calendars. Financial details haven’t been revealed.

Stock Runners: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), VisionChina Media Inc. (NASDAQ:VISN), Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA), Delcath Systems (NASDAQ:DCTH)

On Thursday shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) closed at $108.10. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 6.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 14.51%. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) unveiled a trailer for the new “Star Wars” film Thursday, releasing a clip featuring series star Harrison Ford to fans at a four-day convention in Anaheim, Calif.

VisionChina Media Inc. (NASDAQ:VISN) in last trading activity increased 8.88% to close at $15.45. Company weekly performance is 6.63% while its quarterly performance stands at 68.12%. VisionChina Media Inc. (NASDAQ:VISN) is -37.60% away from its 52 week high. VisionChina Media Inc. (Nasdaq: VISN) announced the Company will report its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2014 after the U.S. markets close on April 21, 2015. VisionChina Media’s management will hold an earnings conference call at 8:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on April 21, 2015 (8:00 a.m.Beijing/Hong Kong Time on April 22, 2015).

On last trading day Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) moved down -0.48% to close at $82.31. Its volatility for the week is 1.53% while volatility for the month is 1.87%. FB’s sales growth for past 5 years was 74.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 78.90%. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) monthly performance is 3.72%. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Messenger have two separate homepages now as Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) recently launched a Messenger client on the Web. With the new move, the social network is predictable to be preparing for integrating Messenger Business, which will allow users to enter into conversations directly with companies about products and track their purchases and shipments.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) in last trading activity moved down -0.13% to close at $33.99. Company weekly performance is -1.06% while its quarterly performance stands at -2.06%. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) is -13.05% away from its 52 week high. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) and News Corp are in discussions with developer Larry Silverstein for a move to the last skyscraper to be built at lower Manhattan’s World Trade Center site, said two people with knowledge of the matter.

On last trading day Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH) fell -0.93% to close at $1.06. Its volatility for the week is 6.44% while volatility for the month is 6.87%. DCTH’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 32.40%. Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH) monthly performance is 1.92%. On 7 April, Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCTH) announced the expansion of its global Phase 2 program for the treatment of patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or primary liver cancer. Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York has joined the U.S. Phase 2 HCC study and is now open for patient enrollment.

Market Movers: J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP), JD.com (NASDAQ:JD), The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW), Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)

On Wednesday shares of J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) closed at $9.08. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -6.90%. On 1 April, J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) said that, it honored its top performing stores with the Founder’s Award at a special leadership conference in Dallas.

JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) in last trading activity advanced 5.35% to close at $32.66. Company weekly performance is 11.16% while its quarterly performance stands at 33.14%. JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) is -1.33% away from its 52 week high. JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) announced UNIQLO as the newest international brand to partner with the company by opening a flagship store on its marketplace platform.

On last trading day The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) advanced 0.88% to close at $106.36. Its volatility for the week is 1.37% while volatility for the month is 1.49%. DIS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.30%. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) monthly performance is 1.05%. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) said that, on Tuesday, April 21, it will release a compilation album of 15 tracks featuring nominees and nominated songs for the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards, music’s biggest event for families.

Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) in last trading activity increased 0.27% to close at $22.06. Company weekly performance is -2.73% while its quarterly performance stands at -0.59%. Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) is -11.88% away from its 52 week high. On 1 April, Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) said that, it has acquired iBwave Solutions, Inc., a design software company based in Montreal, Canada.

On last trading day Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) advanced 0.31% to close at $16.15. Its volatility for the week is 1.57% while volatility for the month is 2.31%. SPLS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -27.10%. Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) monthly performance is 0.56% On 7 April, Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) said that, it is teaming up with “Shark Tank” and entrepreneur and inventor Lori Greiner to help make more innovation happen for small businesses.

Trending Stocks: Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Retail Properties (NYSE:RPAI), The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

On Wednesday shares of Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) closed at $9.63. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -7.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 8.60%. Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) was downgraded by Guggenheim from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued on Monday.

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) in last trading activity decreased -0.05% to close at $82.28. Company weekly performance is 0.07% while its quarterly performance stands at 8.04%. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is -4.41% away from its 52 week high. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) launched Facebook Messenger on the web. Messenger is already available on the company’s main facebook.com website as Facebook Chat, the company is now offering a standalone app over at messenger.com.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM)’s stock on 08 April traded at beginning with a price of $61.10 and when day-trade ended the stock finally moved up 0.33% to end at $61.05. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM)’s showed weekly performance of 1.45%. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) said that, it will hold its annual meeting in Detroit on May 19, the latest effort by the financial giant to focus attention on the Motor City.

Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) has 0.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 70.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $15.96. On 31 March, Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) announced that it has signed three new leases with Ulta Beauty and will expand two shopping centers to accommodate the retailer. The leases include a 10,400 square foot lease at Montecito Crossing in Las Vegas, Nevada, a newly constructed 10,010 square foot lease at Parkway Towne Crossing in Frisco, Texas, and a newly constructed 10,035 square foot lease at Lake Worth Towne Crossing in Lake Worth, Texas, bringing RPAI’s store count to 14.

On last trading day The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) advanced 0.88% to close at $106.36. Its volatility for the week is 1.37% while volatility for the month is 1.49%. DIS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.30%. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) monthly performance is 1.05%. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) said that, on Tuesday, April 21, it will release a compilation album of 15 tracks featuring nominees and nominated songs for the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards, music’s biggest event for families.

Stocks to Watch: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TCON), Aldeyra Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ALDX), NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS), The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

On Thursday shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) closed at $61.20. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -4.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 8.07%. A U.S. federal judge tossed out a lawsuit brought by non-profit group Better Markets that sought to block a $13 billion settlement JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) reached with the U.S. Justice Department over shoddy mortgage loans sold to investors before the financial crisis. Judge Beryl A. Howell accepted a motion by the Justice Department filed last May to dismiss the lawsuit, which argued that the group founded in 2010 to advocate for tough Wall Street reforms lacked standing to sue.

TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) in last trading activity fell -5.80% to close at $15.60. Company weekly performance is 9.47%. TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) is -25.71% away from its 52 week high. On March 10, TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the year ended December 31, 2014, TRACON reported a net loss of $6.8 million compared to a net loss of $7.7 million for 2013.

On last trading day Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALDX) fell -5.53% to close at $10.60. Its volatility for the week is 7.13% while volatility for the month is 7.06%. Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALDX) monthly performance is -4.07%. On March 17, Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALDX) announced that it has opened enrollment for its Phase II clinical trial of NS2 for patients with Sjögren-Larsson Syndrome. In addition, Alderya announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its submission of an amended protocol for its Phase II clinical trial of NS2 in patients with noninfectious anterior uveitis.

NCI Building Systems Inc. (NYSE:NCS) has 1.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 95.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $17.10. NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE:NCS) announced that Norman Chambers, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in one-on-one meetings at the BB&T 9thAnnual Commercial & Industrial Investor Conference March 26, 2015 in Coral Gables, Florida.

On last trading day The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) fell -0.56% to close at $107.37. Its volatility for the week is 1.61% while volatility for the month is 1.40%. DIS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.30%. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) monthly performance is 3.38%. Latinum Network, America’s premier member-based multicultural advisory firm, is hosting its biannual Executive Roundtable series on March 26, 2015 at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, CA. Co-hosted by The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), this in-person meeting brings together about 50 executives from some of America’s top corporations in order to discuss strategies and best practices in multicultural marketing. Among the Spring Executive Roundtable’s confirmed attendees are representatives from the National Football League, Facebook, Coca-Cola, Discovery US Hispanic Networks, Nestlé USA, and more.

Investors Should Watch: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), Semtech (NASDAQ:SMTC), Potash Corp. (NYSE:POT), Merck (NYSE:MRK), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM)

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)’s Animation Studios plans a sequel to its animated hit Frozen and has the next Star Wars movie in the works. Frozen made nearly $1.3 billion at the box office and inspired masses of toys, clothing and other merchandise. Frozen 2 will have the same directors, Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee. A release date was not announced. On Friday shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) closed at $106.44. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 6.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 14.94%.

On 9 March 2015, Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) has announced that Actility, Low Power Wide Area Network solution provider, has been selected for deployment by four operators, including Swisscom and NKE Electronics, for LoRaWAN™ deployments. On last trading day Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) moved down -0.68% to close at $27.83. Its volatility for the week is 2.64% while volatility for the month is 2.95%. SMTC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 15.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -43.10%. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) monthly performance is 3.07%.

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. (NYSE:POT) agreed on 2 March 2015 to pay about $56 million for a 9.5 percent stake in Brazilian rival Fertilizantes Heringer SA, the latest effort by Potash to grow in Latin America’s largest economy. Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. (NYSE:POT) has institutional ownership stands at 81.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $32.49.

On 12 March 2015, A New York federal judge has awarded Merck & Co. Inc. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) summary judgment in a Vioxx case, finding the plaintiff failed to establish a question of fact as to whether the painkiller caused inadequate bone repair and delayed the healing of his broken leg. On last trading day Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) moved up 0.05% to close at $56.20. Its volatility for the week is 1.66% while volatility for the month is 1.28%. MRK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -6.30%. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) monthly performance is -3.55%.

On 11 March 2015, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM) has completed the offering of 12 million Basel III-compliant Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class A Preferred Shares Series 43 priced at $25.00 per share. On last trading day Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM) moved down -1.36% to close at $72.46. Its volatility for the week is 1.88% while volatility for the month is 1.72%. CM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 21.20%. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM) monthly performance is -2.24%.

Investors Are Eying: Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY), The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR), Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), Loews (NYSE:L)

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) presented at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference at 3:20 PM ET on March 11, 2015. On Thursday shares of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) closed at $69.56. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -2.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.06%.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has started work on a sequel to “Frozen,” the best-selling animated movie of all time and a global merchandising phenomenon that helped push the media giant to record profits. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) in last trading activity moved up 4.16% to close at $107.17. Company weekly performance is 2.04% while its quarterly performance stands at 16.78%. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) is 0.50% away from its 52 week high.

Emerson Electric Co (NYSE:EMR) has been given an “A+” credit rating by Morningstar. The investment research firm’s “A+” rating suggests that the company is a low default risk. They also gave their stock a four star rating. On last trading day Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) moved up 0.97% to close at $56.05. Its volatility for the week is 1.36% while volatility for the month is 1.26%. EMR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 6.20%. Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) monthly performance is -2.64%.

On March 9, it was reported that, to help customers around the world better understand the health of their equipment and optimize machine availability, Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:CAT) announced it has entered into a technology and predictive analytics agreement with Uptake, provider of a dynamic analytics and insight platform for a wide array of industries, based in Chicago, Illinois. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) in last trading activity advanced 0.61% to close at $80.19. Company weekly performance is -1.62% while its quarterly performance stands at -15.30%. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) is -26.79% away from its 52 week high.

On March 5, Loews Hotels & Resorts, a wholly owned subsidiary of Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) announced that the new Loews Chicago Hotel has officially opened. “Returning to Chicago with a branded hotel has been a goal of ours for some time now,” said Jonathan M. Tisch, Chairman, Loews Hotels & Resorts. “It is especially exciting for us to be able to expand our footprint by adding such a spectacular property at a time when Chicago is thriving.” On last trading day Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) moved up 1.99% to close at $40.48. Its volatility for the week is 1.66% while volatility for the month is 1.41%. L’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 13.90%. Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) monthly performance is -2.34%.