Eye Catching Stocks: EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), PTC Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PTCT), Taylor Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:TAYD), Brinker International (NYSE:EAT), Customers Bancorp (NYSE:CUBI)

On Thursday shares of EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) closed at $27.03. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.00%. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) announced that the 2015 EMC Heritage Trust Project is now accepting nominations for grants. Grants will support projects that practice and encourage the stewardship of cultural information in local communities around the world.

PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTCT) in last trading activity decreased -2.13% to close at $54.33. Company weekly performance is -1.45% while its quarterly performance stands at 0.41%. PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTCT) is -30.98% away from its 52 week high. On May 11, PTC Therapeutics (NASDAQ: PTCT) announced it has launched STRIVE (Strategies to Realize Innovation, Vision and Empowerment), an awards program aimed at providing funds to patient advocacy organizations to develop unique and collaborative programs that will make meaningful contributions to the rare disease community by increasing awareness, diagnosis, education or fostering development of future patient advocates. The program, in its inaugural year, will focus on Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

On last trading day Taylor Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:TAYD) increased 0.47% to close at $12.94. Its volatility for the week is 1.37% while volatility for the month is 1.74%. TAYD’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 13.60%. Taylor Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:TAYD) monthly performance is 5.63%.

Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) has 0.90% insider ownership. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $55.35. Miller Tabak upgraded shares of Brinker International (NYSE:EAT) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Thursday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. They currently have $65.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $63.00.

On last trading day Customers Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:CUBI) increased 0.40% to close at $25.11. Its volatility for the week is 1.44% while volatility for the month is 1.96%. CUBI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 69.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.60%. On May 11, Customers Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:CUBI) announced the pricing of its public offering of 2,000,000 shares of the Company’s Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series C (the “Series C Preferred Stock”) at a price of $25.00 per share. The underwriters have been granted a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 300,000 shares of Series C Preferred Stock from the Company at the public offering price less the underwriting discount.

Trader’s Recap: Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR), BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE), NuVasive (NASDAQ:NUVA), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC)

On Thursday shares of Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) closed at $9.93. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.27%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) will use offshore docks operated by U.S. ship-leasing company Edison Chouest to handle oil-service vessels at the Brazilian Port of Açu, the head of the company that owns the port said. The decision to use the Edison Chouest facilities at Açu will help Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as the oil company is formally known, to ease crowding at its main offshore service docks in Macaé, 125 kilometers (78 miles) south of Açu on the coast of Rio de Janeiro state.

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) in last trading activity advanced 0.63% to close at $10.32. Company weekly performance is 6.22% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.72%. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is -18.25% away from its 52 week high. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) has introduced the new BlackBerry® Leap smartphone for 4G LTE networks in India. Based on BlackBerry’s latest operating system, the BlackBerry Leap is an affordable all-touch smartphone in a modern and powerful design that is built for career builders and companies who value security and privacy when pushing their productivity to the next level.

On last trading day Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) decreased -0.13% to close at $23.47. Its volatility for the week is 4.00% while volatility for the month is 4.07%. Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) monthly performance is 0.21%. Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 6,000,000 shares of its common stock owned by NGP Rice Holdings LLC (an affiliate of Natural Gas Partners), the selling stockholder named in the registration statement at a price to the public at $24.20 per share of common stock. The selling stockholder will receive all of the net proceeds from the offering. The selling stockholder has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 900,000 shares of Rice Energy’s common stock.

NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA) has 1.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $46.01. Northland Securities initiated coverage on shares of NuVasive Inc (NASDAQ:NUVA) in a research report released on Thursday morning, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm issued a market perform rating and a $46.00 price objective on the stock.

On Thursday shares of EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) closed at $27.03. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.00%. On May 12, it was reported that, EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC)has released Project CoprHD (“copperhead”), an open source version of EMC ViPR Controller embracing open development and a free “no restrictions” download for non-production use of its ScaleIO software. EMC also previewed future enhancements for ScaleIO. ViPR Controller is storage automation software that centralizes and transforms EMC and third-party storage into a simple, extensible and open platform and EMC will continue to sell the commercial version of Project CoprHD, the EMC ViPR Controller, as a fully supported offering.

Today’s Stocks: Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA), Fibrocell Science (NASDAQ:FCSC), OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), Clifton Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CSBK)

On Wednesday shares of Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) closed at $1.21. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -9.20%. Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2015. Total revenues for the quarter were $5.3 million, an increase of 19% compared to the same quarter last year. Products and licensing revenues were $2.5 million, an increase of 37% compared to the first quarter in 2014. Gross profit for the quarter was $2.3 million, an increase of 47% compared to the same period last year.

Fibrocell Science, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCSC) in last trading activity moved up 14.89% to close at $4.09. Company weekly performance is 13.93% while its quarterly performance stands at 0.25%. Fibrocell Science, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCSC) is -31.72% away from its 52 week high. Fibrocell Science, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCSC) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted rare pediatric disease designation for Fibrocell’s lead orphan gene-therapy drug candidate, FCX-007, for the treatment of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB).

On last trading day OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) decreased -0.10% to close at $31.21. Its volatility for the week is 1.56% while volatility for the month is 1.67%. OGE’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 8.30%. OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) monthly performance is -3.10%. OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) on 7 May, reported first-quarter earnings of $43.2 million. On a per-share basis, the Oklahoma City-based company said it had profit of 22 cents. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 17 cents per share. The energy services company posted revenue of $480.1 million in the period. OGE Energy expects full-year earnings to be $1.76 to $1.89 per share.

EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) has 0.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 87.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $26.52. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) has released Project CoprHD (“copperhead”), an open source version of EMC ViPR Controller embracing open development and a free “no restrictions” download for non-production use of its ScaleIO software. EMC also previewed future enhancements for ScaleIO.

On last trading day Clifton Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CSBK) decreased -0.36% to close at $14.00. Its volatility for the week is 1.41% while volatility for the month is 1.24%. CSBK’s sales growth for past 5 years was -4.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 5.70%. Clifton Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CSBK) monthly performance is 0.86%. Clifton Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CSBK) announced that its annual meeting of stockholders will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2015.

Traders Are Watching: Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW), Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

On Monday shares of Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) closed at $21.31. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 12.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 6.70%. Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The firm currently has a $19.50 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $20.00.

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) in last trading activity increased 0.85% to close at $104.73. Company weekly performance is -0.88% while its quarterly performance stands at 8.08%. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) is -18.04% away from its 52 week high. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has acquired EpiTherapeutics of Denmark in $65 million deal. As per the reports the purchase has given Gilead the rights to the Danish company’s advanced small molecule inhibitors of enzymes, which are used in regulating the transcription of genes in various types of cancers.

On last trading day Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) increased 0.03% to close at $156.35. Its volatility for the week is 1.41% while volatility for the month is 1.56%. NOC’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.00%. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) monthly performance is -5.44%. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named Douglas Lawton vice president, Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics for two ISR-related divisions within the company’s Electronic Systems sector.In his new role, Lawton will have executive responsibility for all Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics programs and processes that support the Airborne ISR and Targeting Systems division and the Space ISR Systems division.

On Monday shares of EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) closed at $26.82. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.00%. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) announced that the 2015 EMC Heritage Trust Project is now accepting nominations for grants. Grants will support projects that practice and encourage the stewardship of cultural information in local communities around the world.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) in last trading activity decreased -0.50% to close at $7.94. Company weekly performance is -2.34% while its quarterly performance stands at 7.44%. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is -12.46% away from its 52 week high. On May 4, Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) announced that an enhanced version of its award-winning loyalty program, wellness+, is now available to consumers, thanks to the company’s participation in Plenti. Through Plenti, the first U.S.-based consumer loyalty coalition, Rite Aid will transition its existing loyalty program, of which there are nearly 25 million active members, to wellness+ with Plenti.

Active Watch List: Receptos (NASDAQ:RCPT), Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ:CYTK), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), Oncothyreon Inc (NASDAQ:ONTY), Albany Molecular Research Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRI)

On Friday shares of Receptos, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCPT) closed at $153.86. On May 7, Receptos, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCPT), announced that Faheem Hasnain, its President and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Healthcare Conference at the Encore Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, May 13th at 3:00pm Pacific time.

Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ:CYTK) in last trading activity increased 6.51% to close at $6.38. Company weekly performance is 12.92% while its quarterly performance stands at 0.16%. Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ:CYTK) is -25.90% away from its 52 week high. Cytokinetics Inc. (CYTK) on Thursday reported a loss of $8.9 million in its first quarter.

On last trading day EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) increased 2.86% to close at $26.93. Its volatility for the week is 1.85% while volatility for the month is 1.70%. 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 3.78%. On May 04, EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) announced new updates to the EMC® VMAX3™ platform, the industry’s leading data service platform, fundamentally changing what has been possible with enterprise storage by delivering new levels of automation, modernization and consolidation to customers. EMC is extending enterprise data services to multiple platforms with the launch of FAST.X™, automating storage tiering across the data center.

Oncothyreon Inc (NASDAQ:ONTY) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 55.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $1.75. Oncothyreon Inc. (NASDAQ:ONTY) announced that it will conduct a conference call on Monday, May 11, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific) to discuss its first quarter 2015 financial results

On last trading day Albany Molecular Research Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRI) fell -1.54% to close at $19.20. Its volatility for the week is 4.69% while volatility for the month is 3.84%. AMRI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 28.60%. Albany Molecular Research Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRI) monthly performance is 3.28%. On May 5, AMRI (NASDAQ:AMRI) reported financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Total revenue for the first quarter of 2015 was $81.8 million, an increase of 38% compared to total revenue of $59.3 million reported in the first quarter of 2014.

Stocks in Focus: EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), JD.com (NASDAQ:JD), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE:NLSN)

On Tuesday shares of EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) closed at $26.48. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.00%. Advancing a “protection everywhere” strategy for enterprise customers, EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) announced major updates to its data protection portfolio that extend its leadership in traditional purpose-built backup appliances and deliver powerful new software solutions that disrupt the data protection status quo. With new products that are designed to provide data protection in the cloud, to the cloud and in the data center, EMC is helping enable customers to radically reduce cost and complexity while protecting their data wherever it resides.

JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) in last trading activity decreased -1.72% to close at $33.70. Company weekly performance is -3.77% while its quarterly performance stands at 28.04%. JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) is -8.30% away from its 52 week high. JD.Com (NASDAQ:JD) was upgraded by Citigroup Inc. to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday.

On Tuesday shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) closed at $125.80. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 33.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 13.20%. U.S. antitrust officials are scrutinizing Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) efforts to line up deals with record labels as it prepares to debut a new version of the Beats Music streaming service, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter. The report said that the Federal Trade Commission is looking at whether Apple is using its position as the largest seller of music downloads through its iTunes store to put rival music services like Spotify Ltd. at a disadvantage.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) in last trading activity moved down -1.33% to close at $47.60. Company weekly performance is -3.17% while its quarterly performance stands at 15.24%. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is -3.92% away from its 52 week high. Investors are willing to pay a lot for exposure to the cloud these days. That has helped Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), although it could eventually saddle the company with its own big bill. Microsoft’s share price has made significant gains over the past month, as the company has shared more details about its cloud business. Fiscal third-quarter results showed its commercial cloud business was generating about $6.3 billion a year in revenue.

On last trading day Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) decreased -1.46% to close at $45.10. Its volatility for the week is 1.75% while volatility for the month is 1.65%. NLSN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 21.40%. Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) monthly performance is -1.76%. Announced April 29, that one-quarter of global respondents say they are already ordering grocery products online for home delivery and more than half (55%) are willing to use it in the future, according to the new Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) Global E-commerce and the New Retail Survey released. The survey polled 30,000 online respondents in 60 countries to understand how digital technology will shape the retail landscape of the future.

Stock Runners: Micronet Enertec Technologies (NASDAQ:MICT), Opko Health (NYSE:OPK), Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (NYSE:BBW)

On Monday shares of Micronet Enertec Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MICT) closed at $3.24. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 38.10%. Micronet Enertec Technologies Inc. announced Monday that its subsidiary, Micronet Ltd, has entered into a three-year purchase agreement with a school bus fleet and workforce management solutions company, for Micronet’s Android tablet.

Opko Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) in last trading activity increased 1.71% to close at $14.27. Company weekly performance is -0.83% while its quarterly performance stands at 12.98%. Opko Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) is -6.30% away from its 52 week high. Opko Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) on April 21, 2015, reported the online publication of a study entitled “Predicting High-Grade Cancer at Ten-Core Prostate Biopsy Using Four Kallikrein Markers Measured in Blood in the ProtecT Study” in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

On last trading day Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) advanced 0.79% to close at $17.88. Its volatility for the week is 2.71% while volatility for the month is 1.90%. BSX’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 33.30%. Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) monthly performance is 0.90%. On 27 April, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) announces a collaboration with Brainlab AG, a leading software-driven medical technology company that helps improve patient treatment planning and surgical navigation. The collaboration provides patients and physicians a comprehensive portfolio for Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) therapy.

EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) has 0.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 85.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $27.19. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) today unveiled XtremIO™ version 4.0, a non-disruptive free software upgrade to XtremIO v3.X arrays. The new XtremIO 4.0 now supports new larger all-flash array configurations, expands on-demand capabilities and consolidates workloads at unprecedented levels of performance and availability.

On last trading day Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (NYSE:BBW) decreased -1.85% to close at $18.08. Its volatility for the week is 5.55% while volatility for the month is 3.59%. BBW’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 26.40%. Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (NYSE:BBW) monthly performance is -9.42%. Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) was downgraded by Zacks from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on 28 April.

Hot Alert: InterCloud Systems (NASDAQ:ICLD), AT&T (NYSE:T), Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:SLAB), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), Micronet Enertec Technologies (NASDAQ:MICT)

On Monday shares of InterCloud Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICLD) closed at $4.10. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 129.40%. InterCloud Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICLD) announced news of a launch of a new cloud based Network Platform called NFVgrid. Shares rose higher by 76% on Friday and look to extend gains today with a float rotation. Gapping up 13% with a 14.4M share float.

AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T) in last trading activity moved up 0.32% to close at $34.53. Company weekly performance is 1.29% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.37%. AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T) is -3.97% away from its 52 week high. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), CenturyLink Inc and US telecom and cable industry groups called for regulators to block parts of new rules for Internet service providers, citing “crushing” compliance costs and threats to investment. AT&T executives said that it would cost the company about US$400mil (RM1.44bil) in lost revenue to end current marketing practices in order to set up new procedures for compliance with the tighter, though yet unspecified, privacy protection requirements for broadband providers.

On last trading day Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:SLAB) moved up 0.25% to close at $52.39. Its volatility for the week is 3.60% while volatility for the month is 2.60%. SLAB’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -11.10%. Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:SLAB) monthly performance is 2.93%. Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:SLAB) said it posted record revenue and lower profits for the first quarter. The Austin-based semiconductor maker reported on 29 April, net income of $6.3 million, or 15 cents per share, on revenue of $163.7 million compared with a net income of $8.1 million, or 18 cents per share, on revenue of $145.6 million during the same period last year, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

On Monday shares of EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) closed at $27.19. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.00%. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) today unveiled XtremIO™ version 4.0, a non-disruptive free software upgrade to XtremIO v3.X arrays. Already the leading all-flash array in the industry according to Gartner’s latest solid state array market analysis released on May 1, 2015, EMC held the #1 market share position in 2014, with a 31.1% share, which is over a ten percentage point share lead. This lead was almost exclusively driven by sales of XtremIO.

On Monday shares of Micronet Enertec Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MICT) closed at $3.24. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 38.10%. Micronet Enertec Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:MICT) announced Monday that its subsidiary, Micronet Ltd, has entered into a three-year purchase agreement with a school bus fleet and workforce management solutions company, for Micronet’s Android tablet.

Investors Alert: Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR-A), Central Pacific Financial Corp. (NYSE:CPF), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), Zillow Group (NASDAQ:Z)

On Monday shares of Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) closed at $10.97. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 2.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.40%. Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) states that the world is becoming connected and entire industries are being changed thanks to the Internet. The company believes societies are becoming collaborative as a result and that Thailand is what is called a “networked society.” Driven by broadband, the cloud and mobile, a networked society allows businesses and consumers to benefit from an online world.

Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR-A) in last trading activity moved up 2.29% to close at $8.95. Company weekly performance is 2.76% while its quarterly performance stands at 37.27%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR-A) is -59.58% away from its 52 week high. On April 28, it was reported that, Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR-A) will have to carry a heavy debt load for the time being and strengthen governance to mitigate corruption risks, Chief Executive Aldemir Bendine said on Tuesday.
Mr. Bendine said that Petrobras’ asset-sale plan isn’t enough to reduce its debt to a desirable level.

On last trading day Central Pacific Financial Corp. (NYSE:CPF) moved up 0.83% to close at $22.99. Its volatility for the week is 1.85% while volatility for the month is 2.18%. CPF’s sales growth for past 5 years was -9.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 14.90%. Central Pacific Financial Corp. (NYSE:CPF) monthly performance is -1.20%. Zacks downgraded shares of Central Pacific Financial Corp. (NYSE:CPF) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Friday. They currently have $26.00 target price on the stock.

EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) in last trading activity moved up 0.26% to close at $27.19. Company weekly performance is 2.26% while its quarterly performance stands at 3.35%. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) is -11.33% away from its 52 week high. EMC Corporation announced that they have broken the $25,000 price barrier for unified all-flash arrays with the VNXe3200. This is the first time customers can leverage EMC flash technology at such a low price.

On last trading day Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) fell -1.80% to close at $95.97. Its volatility for the week is 3.16% while volatility for the month is 4.06%. Z’s sales growth for past 5 years was 79.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -17.80%. Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) monthly performance is -4.86%. On April 28, it was reported that, Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) announced that Zillow and StreetEasy received four 2015 Webby Awards from the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), including three fan-voted People’s Voice awards. Zillow won two awards for best real estate website, for both the judge-voted Webby and the fan-voted People’s Voice award.

Morning Alert: EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), H&E Equipment Services Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES), Under Armour (NYSE:UA), Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM), Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW)

On Friday shares of EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) closed at $27.12. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.00%. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) announced new enhancements across its Documentum® portfolio of enterprise content management (ECM) applications, enabling customers to further address next-generation ECM by optimizing current investments as the backbone for new business models.

H&E Equipment Services Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES) in last trading activity moved up 0.73% to close at $24.90. Company weekly performance is 1.67% while its quarterly performance stands at 43.52%. H&E Equipment Services Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES) is -40.18% away from its 52 week high. H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES) on April 30, said its first-quarter net income decreased to $6.1 million or $0.17 per share from $7.4 million or $0.21 per share in the previous year.

On last trading day Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA) moved up 0.53% to close at $77.96. Its volatility for the week is 2.09% while volatility for the month is 2.06%. UA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 29.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 32.80%. Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA) monthly performance is -1.07%. On April 28, Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA) executive Nick Cienski narrowly survived an avalanche on Mount Everest caused by the Nepal earthquake and is now helping with the rescue effort. Cienski, senior director of innovation for the sporting- goods company, left for Nepal late last month and has been at the mountain’s base camp for the past few weeks, the company said.

Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) has 1.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 77.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $10.24. On April 30, Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) reported financial results for the first quarter of 2015 and affirmed its full-year 2015 and long-range outlook. Net income was $21.0 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2015, as compared to $16.5 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2014. Operational EBITDA (“OEBITDA”)(1) for the first quarter was $52.5 million, as compared to $51.6 million for the prior-year period, representing a year-over-year increase of 2 percent and an OEBITDA margin(1) of 54 percent.

On last trading day Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) moved up 3.14% to close at $42.39. Its volatility for the week is 2.78% while volatility for the month is 2.12%. CNW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 24.70%. Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) monthly performance is -1.88%. Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) on April 29, reported first-quarter earnings of $21.8 million. On a per-share basis, the Ann Arbor, Michigan-based company said it had profit of 37 cents.