Top News: Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX), Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK), Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY), Crestwood Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:CMLP), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

On Tuesday shares of Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) closed at $32.74. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 17.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%. Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) is carrying a Zacks Rank #1 ( Strong Buy).

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) has 0.04% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 76.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $59.44. Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) announced financial results for the first quarter of 2015. The Medical Drugs company announced earnings per share of $0.85 against a consensus Street estimate of $0.75, beating the average estimate by $0.1. This corresponds to a decrease of $0.14 compared to the same quarter of the previous fiscal year.

On last trading day Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) advanced 0.42% to close at $139.45. Its volatility for the week is 1.49% while volatility for the month is 1.88%. SBNY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 19.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 35.60%. Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) monthly performance is 6.06%. SR Capital acquired a two-story retail and office building in Borough Park, Brooklyn, for $25 million with $22.8 million in permanent and mezzanine financing brokered by Meridian Capital Group, Commercial Observer has learned. The acquisition financing contains a $15 million senior mortgage from Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) and a $7.8 million mezzanine loan from RCG Longview.

Crestwood Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:CMLP) has 0.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 72.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $14.97. On 8 May, Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE:CMLP) has signed a deal to buy its affilliate Crestwood Midstream Partners to make it single entity valued at $7.5bn. According to the terms of the merger agreement, Crestwood Midstream will integrate and operate with a newly formed subsidiary for Crestwood Equity. Crestwood Midstream equity holders will get 2.75 units of Crestwood Equity for each share they own.

On last trading day Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) decreased -0.36% to close at $49.62. Its volatility for the week is 1.25% while volatility for the month is 1.11%. VZ’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 7.10%. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) monthly performance is 1.18%. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) is buying AOL for $4.4bn, apparently to strengthen its hand at video advertising. This comes on the back of Verizon’s existing plans to launch a video snacking service for mobes, with descriptions making it sound as though the plan will be using LTE-broadcast.

Active Movers: Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX), CPS Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:CPSH), Universal American Corp (NYSE:UAM), Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. (NYSE:OHI), Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX)

Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX), announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 7.5 cents per outstanding share of the Company’s common stock. The dividend is payable March 16, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 27, 2015. On Tuesday shares of Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) closed at $26.54. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 22.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%.

CPS Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:CPSH) in last trading activity advanced 5.67% to close at $3.17. Company weekly performance is 11.23% while its quarterly performance stands at 31.54%. CPS Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:CPSH) is -2.46% away from its 52 week high.

Universal American Corp. (NYSE:UAM) announced that it will issue its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014 on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 after the stock market closes. On last trading day Universal American Corp (NYSE:UAM) advanced 0.55% to close at $9.21. Its volatility for the week is 1.81% while volatility for the month is 2.63%. UAM’s sales growth for past 5 years was -14.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -35.10%. Universal American Corp (NYSE:UAM) monthly performance is 1.43%.

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) announced that it is scheduled to release its earnings results for the quarter ended December 31, 2014, on Monday, February 23, 2015, after market close. Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. (NYSE:OHI) has 1.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 78.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $40.42.

Yandex NV (NASDAQ:YNDX) was upgraded by equities research analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has a $20.07 target price on the stock. Vetr‘s price target would suggest a potential upside of 20.69% from the company’s current price.On last trading day Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) decreased -2.06% to close at $16.65. Its volatility for the week is 5.50% while volatility for the month is 4.75%. YNDX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 38.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 39.90%. Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) monthly performance is -6.04%.

Investor’s Are Gambling: Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX), Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SXE)

On Jan 06, Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) announced that it has reached a resolution with the Internal Revenue Service with respect to the previously disclosed audit of Ebix’s income tax returns for the taxable years 2008 through 2012. On Tuesday shares of Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) closed at $23.51. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 22.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%.

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) CEO Marissa Mayer is facing her biggest business decision since she left Google two-and-a-half years ago to lead its struggling rival: how to manage Yahoo’s most valuable asset, a 15 per cent stake in Chinese Internet star Alibaba Group worth nearly $37 billion. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) in last trading activity moved up 2.50% to close at $47.63. Company weekly performance is -2.40% while its quarterly performance stands at 23.88%. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is -9.48% away from its 52 week high.

Car electronics manufacturer VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) is beginning construction on a new, $17 million manufacturing center and executive offices in South Orlando, the company announced Monday. On last trading day VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) moved up 0.24% to close at $8.31. Its volatility for the week is 4.77% while volatility for the month is 5.61%. VOXX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.80%. VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) monthly performance is 1.71%.

Bank holding company Regions Financial Corp. (NYSE:RF) reported Tuesday a profit for the fourth quarter that declined from last year, despite lower provision for loan losses, as well as continued loan growth, reflecting lower net interest margins and a revenue decline. Both earnings per share and quarterly revenues missed analysts’ expectations. On Tuesday shares of Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) closed at $8.74. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -11.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.33%.

Wunderlich began coverage on shares of Southcross Energy Partners (NYSE:SXE) in a report released on Tuesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm issued a buy rating and a $19.00 price objective on the stock. On last trading day Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SXE) decreased -3.47% to close at $12.79. Its volatility for the week is 7.22% while volatility for the month is 8.05%. Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SXE) monthly performance is -18.12%.

Market Watch List: Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA), BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE:PSXP), Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX), E2open (NASDAQ:EOPN)

On 12 January Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) reported fourth quarter adjusted EPS of $0.33 after the close Monday, up from $0.04 in the previous year. Analysts expected EPS of $0.25. The stock is now up 0.19 on 2.2 million shares. On Friday shares of Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) closed at $15.28. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -3.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 36.48%.

On 8 January BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) disclosed that its BBM would be available on a range of wearable technologies and support Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Android wear. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) in last trading activity increased 1.29% to close at $10.24. Company weekly performance is -1.35% while its quarterly performance stands at 10.11%. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is -18.92% away from its 52 week high.

On 13 January Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE:PSXP) presented Potter County Fire and Rescue with a $25,000 donation. On last trading day Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE:PSXP) increased 2.83% to close at $66.77. Its volatility for the week is 4.41% while volatility for the month is 3.93%. Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE:PSXP) monthly performance is 9.75%.

On 8 January Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) said that Ebix Inc.’s fourth quarter earnings will take a $1.4 million hit after the resolution of an IRS audit of its income tax returns for 2008 through 2012. Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) has 21.51% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 80.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $22.19.

On 16 January E2open, Inc. (NASDAQ:EOPN) announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously adopted a stockholder rights plan (the “Rights Plan”) and declared a dividend distribution of one preferred share purchase right on each outstanding share of E2open’s common stock. The Rights Plan has a term of one year. On last trading day E2open, Inc. (NASDAQ:EOPN) increased 22.85% to close at $6.72. Its volatility for the week is 10.98% while volatility for the month is 7.48%. EOPN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 30.90%. E2open, Inc. (NASDAQ:EOPN) monthly performance is -14.94%.

Best Stocks: Mandalay Digital Group (NASDAQ:MNDL), Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS-A), BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), The Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW), Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX)

Mandalay Digital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNDL) announced signed a multi-year agreement with U.S. Cellular® for the commercial deployment of Digital Turbine IQ and Ignite. On Thursday shares of Mandalay Digital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNDL) closed at $3.31. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 4.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.00%.

Qatar Petroleum and Royal Dutch Shell Plc (NYSE:RDS-A) yesterday called off plans to build a $6.5 billion petrochemical plant in the emirate in response to lower oil prices. On Thursday shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS-A) closed at $62.51. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.30%.

Samsung Electronics recently offered to buy BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) for as much as $7.5 billion, seeking its valuable patents as it battles Apple in the corporate market, according to a person familiar with the matter and documents seen by Reuters. On Thursday shares of BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) closed at $10.10. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 43.43% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.00%.

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced that Amy E. Wilson has been elected corporate secretary by the Board of Directors, effective February 1, 2015, and has been named assistant general counsel. She replaces Charles J. Kalil in the role, who will continue as executive vice president and general counsel. Wilson continues to report to Kalil. On Thursday shares of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) closed at $43.31. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.42%.

Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX), a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial and healthcare industries, on 9 January 2015 announced that the annual Ebix Charity Challenge, will be held in Greensboro, North Carolina on February 7, 2015. Ebix Inc (NASDAQ:EBIX) has received a Outperform rating, according to the latest recommendation of 1 from research firm, Zacks.Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) has 21.51% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 80.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $21.41.

Top Stocks: Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG), Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF), InvenSense (NYSE:INVN), Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX), WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX)

Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG) announced the promotion of Brent Bergeron to Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability. In a related move, Jerry Danni has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Sustainability reporting to Bergeron. On Wednesday shares of Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG) closed at $20.50. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 8.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 13.10%.

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) cash dividend payment of $0.4375 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 02, 2015. Shareholders who purchased CLV stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) in last trading activity moved down -0.76% to close at $7.79. Company weekly performance is 13.89% while its quarterly performance stands at -12.86%. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) is -65.73% away from its 52 week high.

On January 7, InvenSense, Inc. (NYSE:INVN), the leading provider of intelligent sensor solutions, announced that since starting shipment of MEMS-based sensors in late 2006, it will reach 1 billion devices shipped in Q1 of calendar 2015. On last trading day InvenSense, Inc. (NYSE:INVN) moved down -0.71% to close at $13.97. Its volatility for the week is 7.14% while volatility for the month is 5.04%. INVN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 54.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -12.17%. InvenSense, Inc. (NYSE:INVN) monthly performance is -7.97%.

On January 8, Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX)’s fourth quarter earnings will take a $1.4 million hit after the resolution of anIRS audit of its income tax returns for 2008 through 2012. The Atlanta-based supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial and health-care industries said the assessment relates only to non-recurring issues associated with certain acquisitions occurring during the audit period. Ebix (NASDAQ: EBIX) noted there were no adverse assessments or deficiencies asserted related to any recurring operating transactions. The audit was extended to 2012, which is now part of the resolution. Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) has 21.51% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 80.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $21.77.

UniRush, LLC, a leading provider of prepaid solutions, announced that they acquired the rapid! PayCard business from WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX) on January 7, 2015. Founded in 2003 and based in Tampa, FL, rapid! PayCard is one of the largest providers of prepaid payroll card solutions in the US market. On last trading day WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX) increased 0.30% to close at $97.23. Its volatility for the week is 2.79% while volatility for the month is 2.54%. WEX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.50%. WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX) monthly performance is 2.00%.

Technology Sector Top Gainers: Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE:NQ), Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX), Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:VTSS), Novatel Wireless Inc. (NASDAQ:MIFI)

Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Insider Adam Bain sold 65,438 shares of Twitter stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.18, for a total value of $2,367,546.84. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 572,005 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $20,695,141. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) in last trading activity moved up 6.54% to close at $38.76. Company weekly performance is 6.43% while its quarterly performance stands at -27.54%. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) is -42.77% away from its 52 week high.

NQ Mobile Inc (NYSE:NQ) gained sharply Tuesday after the company said it acquired more than $10 million in shares under a previously announced $80 million buyback plan announced on December 23. On last trading day NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE:NQ) moved up 6.30% to close at $4.39. Its volatility for the week is 7.21% while volatility for the month is 11.79%. NQ’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 41.58%. NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE:NQ) monthly performance is -28.85%.

Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX), a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial and healthcare industries, announced that it has reached a resolution with the Internal Revenue Service with respect to the previously disclosed audit of Ebix’s income tax returns for the taxable years 2008 through 2012.Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) institutional ownership stands at 80.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $18.60.

Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:VTSS), a leading provider of IC solutions to advance “Ethernet Everywhere” in Carrier, Enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) networks, will address investors during the 17th Annual Needham Growth Conference at the New York Palace Hotel in New York on January 13, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. On Tuesday shares of Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:VTSS) closed at $4.25. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -8.40%.

Novatel Wireless Inc. (NASDAQ:MIFI) on 12 December has announced a distribution agreement and strategic partnership with Saudi ICT firm NOMD Telecom. On last trading day Novatel Wireless Inc. (NASDAQ:MIFI) moved up 12.20% to close at $4.14. Its volatility for the week is 8.13% while volatility for the month is 6.00%. MIFI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 77.66%. Novatel Wireless Inc. (NASDAQ:MIFI) monthly performance is 39.39%.

Market Watch List: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI), ImmunoGen (NASDAQ:IMGN), Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT), Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX)

Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) in a research note on Monday. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) in last trading activity increased 0.58% to close at $3.49. Company weekly performance is 4.49% while its quarterly performance stands at 0.29%. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) is -10.28% away from its 52 week high.

ImmunoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN) announced that Daniel Junius, President and CEO, will present at the upcoming 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. The presentation is scheduled for 9:00 am PT on January 13, 2015.On last trading day ImmunoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN) fell -3.11% to close at $5.92. Its volatility for the week is 11.83% while volatility for the month is 6.91%. IMGN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -5.70%. ImmunoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN) monthly performance is -38.84%.

A cooperative of local Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) franchisees has hired Louisville-based Current360 to lead its media operations, according to a news release. On last trading day Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) increased 2.64% to close at $55.22. Its volatility for the week is 2.86% while volatility for the month is 2.81%. PZZA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.00%. Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) monthly performance is 7.85%.

Shares of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of November. As of November 28th, there was short interest totalling 17,304,317 shares, a growth of 20.6% from the November 14th total of 14,348,588 shares, Analyst Ratings Net reports. BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) has 0.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 60.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $38.72.

Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX), a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial and healthcare industries, on 2 December announced that it has acquired Alabama-based Oakstone Publishing, LLC, a leading provider of continuing education, certification materials for physicians, dentists and allied healthcare professionals, as well as wellness resources for organizations. On Monday shares of Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) closed at $16.83. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 22.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%.

Notable Ups And Down: Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM), Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), Web.com Group (NASDAQ:WWWW), Jacksonville Bancorp (NASDAQ:JAXB), Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX)

On 17 December Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) announced that in 2015 it will be expanding the mill at its San Jose mine from 2,000 to 3,000 tonnes per day. It will also be building a dry stack tailings deposit and filter facility. Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) in last trading activity moved up 6.31% to close at $4.55. Company weekly performance is 3.17% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.60%. Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) is -26.49% away from its 52 week high.

On 25 November Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) announced that Ronald C. Foster, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Vice President of Finance, will retire from Micron next year. On last trading day Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) moved up 1.83% to close at $34.45. Its volatility for the week is 3.54% while volatility for the month is 2.77%. MU’s sales growth for past 5 years was 27.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 25.20%. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) monthly performance is 4.81%.

On 9 December Web.com Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWWW) announced the appointment of Timothy P. Cost to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. On last trading day Web.com Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWWW) moved up 6.80% to close at $19.64. Its volatility for the week is 4.28% while volatility for the month is 4.42%. WWWW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 32.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.60%. Web.com Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWWW) monthly performance is 17.11%.

Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:JXSB) declared a quarterly dividend. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 19th will be given a dividend of 0.08 per share on Monday, January 5th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.41%. Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAXB) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 56.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $11.30.

On 2 December Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) announced that it has acquired Alabama-based Oakstone Publishing, LLC, a leading provider of continuing education, certification materials for physicians, dentists and allied healthcare professionals, as well as wellness resources for organizations. Ebix also announced that Oakstone would be immediately integrated into its A.D.A.M. Health Information Exchange Division. On Thursday shares of Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) closed at $16.64. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 22.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%.

Sizzling Stocks: Dynagas LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ:DLNG), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGI)

Dynagas LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ:DLNG) announced that it is voluntarily transferring the listing of its common units representing limited partnership to the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) from the NASDAQ Global Select Market (NASDAQ). Dynagas LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ:DLNG) in last trading activity increased 9.36% to close at $15.54. Company weekly performance is -0.70% while its quarterly performance stands at -32.67%. Dynagas LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ:DLNG) is -36.96% away from its 52 week high.

EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC)’s CEO David I. Goulden sold 298,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.18, for a total value of $8,993,640.00. On last trading day EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) increased 1.71% to close at $28.57. Its volatility for the week is 2.25% while volatility for the month is 1.61%. EMC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.00%. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) monthly performance is -5.96%.

Barington said it would seek board seats at Omnova but did not specify its plans. The fund’s founder and CEO, James Mitarotonda, already sits on the board of A. Schuman Inc., an industrial plastics outfit whose operations are similar to Omnova’s. Earlier this week, Mitarotonda won a board seat at Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX), the software company under pressure from the activist. On last trading day Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) increased 1.99% to close at $16.39. Its volatility for the week is 3.02% while volatility for the month is 3.22%. EBIX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 22.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.00%. Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) monthly performance is 0.80%.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), which reported nearly $6 billion in unrecognized tax benefits at the end of September, is suing the IRS to recoup $658 million in taxes and interest it sought to avoid with the 2003 sale of ERC Life Reinsurance Corp., at the time part of the company’s Employers Re insurance business. On last trading day General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) increased 0.69% to close at $24.66. Its volatility for the week is 2.41% while volatility for the month is 1.49%. GE’s sales growth for past 5 years was -4.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -3.80%. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) monthly performance is -7.33%.

Pattern Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ:PEGI) has received a Buy rating from First Call Corporation, a division of Thomson Reuters. On Wednesday shares of Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGI) closed at $24.57. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%.