Stocks in News: Cambrex Corporation. (NYSE:CBM), Aemetis (NASDAQ:AMTX), Arena Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ARNA), Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU), Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)

On Monday shares of Cambrex Corporation. (NYSE:CBM) closed at $40.70. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 9.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. Zacks upgraded shares of Cambrex Corp. (NYSE:CBM) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report. They currently have $42.00 target price on the stock.

Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMTX) in last trading activity fell -5.23% to close at $4.53. Company weekly performance is -4.63% while its quarterly performance stands at -6.60%. Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMTX) is -65.91% away from its 52 week high. Aemetis Inc (NASDAQ:AMTX) on 7 May, reported a first quarter (Q1) 2015 net loss of USD 8.6 million (EUR 7.7m), against a profit of USD 7.7 million in a year back. “Our US ethanol operating results reflect the current industry experience of reduced margins during the first quarter, but we are seeing improving margins during the second quarter”, said Eric McAfee, Aemetis chairman and CEO.

On Monday shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) closed at $4.39. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 28.90%. Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) on May 11, 2015, declared financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Highlights included: Revenues totaled $12.3 million, including $6.6 million in net product sales of BELVIQ, and a $3.0 million milestone for approval of BELVIQ in South Korea; Research and development expenses totaled $22.0 million; General and administrative expenses totaled $8.4 million;

Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) in last trading activity fell -0.86% to close at $191.32. Company weekly performance is 0.25% while its quarterly performance stands at -8.38%. Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) is -24.08% away from its 52 week high. Baidu Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) has made a multi-million U.S. dollar strategic investment in Taboola, an online content discovery platform, according to a company announcement.

On last trading day Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) advanced 0.07% to close at $87.43. Its volatility for the week is 1.30% while volatility for the month is 1.91%. ESRX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 32.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 11.20%. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) monthly performance is 2.20%. Reportedly on 13 May, the medical expenses for prescription medicines in the U. S are on the rise. In 2014, the medication cost of more than a half-million patients in the U. S. exceeded $50,000. It was a sixty three percent jump from the previous year. The costs went up as, doctors prescribed costlier and more of specialty drugs for treating diseases like hepatitis C and cancer. The report was issued by, Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), the largest pharmacy benefit manager in the U. S. and was called “Super Spending: Trends in High-Cost Medication Use.” In a statement, Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)’s head of clinical, research and new solutions, Glen Stettin, said “These patients are overwhelmingly taking specialty medications, and have multiple (health problems), prescriptions and prescribers.”

Morning Watch List: Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR), ANI Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANIP), Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), Visteon (NYSE:VC), Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX)

Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) in last trading activity increased 2.01% to close at $10.13. Company weekly performance is 4.00% while its quarterly performance stands at 45.13%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) is -51.62% away from its 52 week high. Brazil’s state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) beat analyst forecasts on Friday, posting first-quarter profit little changed from a year earlier, as an end to fuel subsidies helped overcome a plunge in crude prices. Less activity helped Petrobras cut operating costs 22 percent as it looks to control its soaring debt load. The company is in a bid to regain investor confidence after a nearly$9 billion loss in the fourth quarter, the biggest in its history.

On last trading day ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANIP) increased 1.07% to close at $52.12. Its volatility for the week is 4.00% while volatility for the month is 5.65%. ANIP’s sales growth for past 5 years was 112.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.50%. ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANIP) monthly performance is -24.14%. On May 15, ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANIP) will present on May 20, 2015 at the UBS Global Healthcare Conference at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York City. Arthur S. Przybyl, President and CEO, will present at 11:00 AM ET on Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has 0.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 88.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $87.37. Announced May 13, that as pharmaceutical companies introduce more high-cost medications for larger populations, employers, health plans and others are increasingly challenged to control the significant increase in spending that happens as a result, according to new research released this week by Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) during its annual Outcomes Symposium. The new report, Super Spending: U.S. Trends in High-Cost Medication Use, examines prescription drug use among patients with exceedingly high annual medication costs under the pharmacy benefit.

On last trading day Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) increased 1.41% to close at $108.14. Its volatility for the week is 1.52% while volatility for the month is 1.40%. VC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 2.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 0.80%. Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) monthly performance is 6.10%. Visteon Corp. (NYSE:VC) on May o7, reported first-quarter earnings of $50 million.

On Friday shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) closed at $22.83. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 7.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.02%.

Investors Alert: La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. (NASDAQ:LJPC), Forbes Energy Services (NASDAQ:FES), CH Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ:CHRW), Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), Natural Gas Services (NYSE:NGS)

On Monday shares of La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. (NASDAQ:LJPC) closed at $18.46. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 13.20%. On 7 May, La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. (NASDAQ:LJPC) announced a reprioritization of its product development programs. As a result of this reprioritization, La Jolla will discontinue development of its polysaccharide-based galectin-3 inhibitors, GCS-100 and LJPC-1010.

Forbes Energy Services Ltd. (NASDAQ:FES) in last trading activity decreased -1.45% to close at $1.36. Company weekly performance is 12.40% while its quarterly performance stands at 13.33%. Forbes Energy Services Ltd. (NASDAQ:FES) is -4.60% away from its 52 week high. Forbes Energy Services Ltd. (NASDAQ:FES) announced it will host an earnings call to discuss the Company’s first quarter 2015 financial results at 9:30 a.m. EDT (8:30 a.m. CDT) on Thursday, May 14, 2015.

On last trading day CH Robinson Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) decreased -0.65% to close at $65.27. Its volatility for the week is 2.06% while volatility for the month is 1.85%. CHRW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 7.40%. CH Robinson Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) monthly performance is -9.42%.CH Robinson Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 38 cents ($0.38) per share, payable on June 30, 2015, to shareholders of record on June 5, 2015.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has 0.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 88.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $86.12. On 1 May, Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has agreed to pay $60 million to resolve allegations by U.S. authorities that a business unit participated in a kickback scheme with Novartis that caused federal health care programs to pay for a medicine based on false claims, according to court documents and a regulatory filing.

On last trading day Natural Gas Services Group Inc. (NYSE:NGS) advanced 0.29% to close at $24.07. Its volatility for the week is 4.21% while volatility for the month is 3.86%. NGS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 4.10%. Natural Gas Services Group Inc. (NYSE:NGS) monthly performance is 6.74%.On 7 May, Natural Gas Services Group Inc. (NYSE:NGS) announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2015. Total revenue was $24.7 million, an increase from $22.3 million, or 11%, for the three months ended March 31, 2015 compared to the same period ended March 31, 2014.

Morning Watch List: Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD), Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), Pacific Sunwear (NASDAQ:PSUN), World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD)

On Monday shares of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) closed at $49.20. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 17.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 8.36%. On 1 May, Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) said it expects to reduce capital spending by 15 percent this year and accelerated the pace of job cuts ahead of its takeover of Baker Hughes Inc.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) in last trading activity remains unchanged to close at $2.31. Company weekly performance is -1.28% while its quarterly performance stands at -13.48%. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) is -51.88% away from its 52 week high. It was reported on 23 April, that Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) has inadvertently let slip Miscrosoft’s upcoming OS, Windows 10 during a quarterly earnings call. Lisa Su, CEO for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD), accidentally revealed the launch date for Windows 10 when she answered a question directed at her by an industry analyst, according to The Verge.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has 0.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 88.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $87.40. U.S. authorities said on Friday that a unit of Express Scripts Holding Co (NASDAQ:ESRX) will pay $60 million to resolve claims that it participated in a kickback scheme with Novartis AG to boost sales of a drug that led to improper government reimbursements.

Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. (NASDAQ:PSUN) has 4.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 49.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $2.03. Zacks cut shares of Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. (NASDAQ:PSUN) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning.

On last trading day World Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:WRLD) increased 4.70% to close at $90.61. Its volatility for the week is 6.33% while volatility for the month is 3.76%. WRLD’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 21.50%. World Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:WRLD) monthly performance is 26.37%. Greenville-based World Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:WRLD) on 30 April, reported sharply higher fourth-quarter earnings that included a $10 million after-tax gain on the sale of previously charged-off accounts.

Active Stocks: Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE:BTU), PRGX Global (NASDAQ:PRGX), First Citizens Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:FCZA), Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT)

On Wednesday shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) closed at $84.79. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 32.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.90%. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) announced that it has entered into an accelerated share repurchase (ASR) agreement with Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC. Under the terms of the ASR agreement the Company will receive an aggregate initial delivery of approximately 55.1 million shares of the Company’s common stock in exchange for a prepayment of $5.5 billion.

Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE:BTU) in last trading activity moved up 3.12% to close at $4.63. Company weekly performance is -4.93% while its quarterly performance stands at -24.07%. Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE:BTU) is -75.97% away from its 52 week high. Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Greg Boyce has called on political leaders and Congress to support a five-point plan to help solve the U.S. electricity crisis, put energy policy back on track and accelerate a transition toward a low-carbon economy.

On last trading day PRGX Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRGX) moved up 2.95% to close at $4.19. Its volatility for the week is 4.72% while volatility for the month is 3.74%. PRGX’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -19.10%. PRGX Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRGX) monthly performance is 4.75%. PRGX Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRGX) announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015.”For the first quarter, PRGX delivered a significant increase in Adjusted EBITDA compared to the same period last year,” said Ron Stewart, president and chief executive officer.

First Citizens Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:FCZA) has 1.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 6.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $11.20. On 24 April, First Citizens Banc Corp (NASDAQ:FCZA)(“First Citizens”) reported a 34.5% increase in net income attributable to common shares of $2.8 million, or$0.29 per share, diluted, for the first quarter of 2015, compared with $2.1 million, or $0.22 per share, diluted, for the prior year period.

On 29 April Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) ended the day at $87.50. Company net profit margin stands at 7.10% whereas its return on equity (ROE) is 21.20%. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) is -19.46% away from its 52 week high. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) introduced its newest range of different capacity Caterpillar generators for the Ethiopian market on Wednesday, April, 22, 2015 at an event held at the Sheraton Addis.

Stocks to Watch: Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), National Bank of Greece (NYSE:NBG), American National Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:AMNB), Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS), Marchex (NASDAQ:MCHX)

On Wednesday shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) closed at $84.79. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 32.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.90%. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) announced that it has entered into an accelerated share repurchase (ASR) agreement with Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC. Under the terms of the ASR agreement the Company will receive an aggregate initial delivery of approximately 55.1 million shares of the Company’s common stock in exchange for a prepayment of $5.5 billion.

National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) in last trading activity increased 2.21% to close at $1.39. Company weekly performance is 16.81% while its quarterly performance stands at 34.95%. National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) is -66.59% away from its 52 week high. On 27 April, The National Bank of Greece has requested the cancellation of its depositary receipts from the Official List maintained by the UK Listing Authority and has applied to the London Stock Exchange to cancel their admission to trading on the Main Market of the LSE.

On last trading day American National Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:AMNB) fell -0.61% to close at $22.66. Its volatility for the week is 1.76% while volatility for the month is 1.47%. AMNB’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 7.70%. American National Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:AMNB) monthly performance is -0.70%. American National Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ: AMNB) on Thursday announced first quarter 2015 net income of $3,515,000 compared to $3,450,000 for the first quarter of 2014, a $65,000 or 1.9 percent increase. Diluted earnings per share were $0.40 for the 2015 quarter compared to $0.44 for the 2014 quarter.

On last trading day Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) moved down -0.31% to close at $16.04. Its volatility for the week is 1.27% while volatility for the month is 1.17%. BCS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -15.40%. Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) monthly performance is 8.31%. Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) has increased the amount it’s setting aside to pay for investigations and litigation primarily related to the alleged rigging of the foreign exchange market to about $3.17 billion, the bank said Wednesday in its first-quarter results announcement.

On last trading day Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX) increased 0.45% to close at $4.48. Its volatility for the week is 4.97% while volatility for the month is 4.97%. MCHX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 14.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -47.60%. Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX) monthly performance is 5.41%. Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHX) on 22 April, announced the sale of the bulk of its domain portfolio for aggregate proceeds of $34.8 million, as well as additional earn-out considerations. The $34.8 million total includes a $28.1 million transaction detailed below, as well as $6.7 million in direct domain sales by Marchex since January 2015.

Shining on Major News: Kraft Foods Group (NASDAQ:KRFT), Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Village Bank & Trust Financial (NASDAQ:VBFC), HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY)

On Tuesday shares of Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:KRFT) closed at $85.88. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 1.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.17%. Kraft Foods Group Inc (NASDAQ:KRFT) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net earnings of $429 million or $0.72 per share, compared with $513 million or $0.85 per share last year.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) in last trading activity moved up 0.76% to close at $87.50. Company weekly performance is 1.63% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.58%. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) is -2.33% away from its 52 week high. Express Scripts Holding Co. (NASDAQ:ESRX) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $441.1 million. On a per-share basis, the St. Louis-based company said it had profit of 60 cents. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and costs related to mergers and acquisitions, were $1.10 per share.

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) in last trading activity increased 0.20% to close at $59.00. Company weekly performance is 0.27% while its quarterly performance stands at 5.15%. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is -3.04% away from its 52 week high. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is updating its reasons to stay with Comcast, not just for the Internet, but for video as well. Tucked away in the notices section of Seattle customers’ April bills was news of a new package for those who primarily want Comcast for its Xfinity Internet service. “Internet Plus 25″ includes Performance 25 Internet, Limited Basic, HBO, Streampix and a digital converter for a non-promotional price of $67.95 per month.

Village Bank & Trust Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:VBFC) has 46.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 0.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $19.75. TheStreet upgraded shares of Village Bank and Trust Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:VBFC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Monday.

On last trading day HomeAway, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWAY) moved down -2.13% to close at $27.12. Its volatility for the week is 3.89% while volatility for the month is 2.93%. AWAY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 30.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.50%. HomeAway, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWAY) monthly performance is -12.15%. On April 23, HomeAway, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWAY), announced changes to its organization that position the company for continued success over the next decade. These changes also advance and expand the responsibilities of key executives.

Hot News: The Joint Corp. (NASDAQ:JYNT), American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), Total System Services (NYSE:TSS), Cirrus Logic (NASDAQ:CRUS)

On Tuesday shares of The Joint Corp. (NASDAQ:JYNT) closed at $10.56. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 32.50%. On April 21, The Joint Corp. (NASDAQ:JYNT) announced it is ready to grant new franchise licenses in several states for its chiropractic clinics that are revolutionizing healthcare through a unique, non-insurance model.

American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) in last trading activity moved down -3.21% to close at $20.81. Company weekly performance is -3.84% while its quarterly performance stands at -2.09%. American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) is -6.69% away from its 52 week high. American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.20 per share of common stock for May 2015. The dividend is payable on June 5, 2015 to common stockholders of record as of May 29, 2015, with an ex-dividend date of May 27, 2015.

On last trading day Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) moved up 0.76% to close at $87.50. Its volatility for the week is 1.90% while volatility for the month is 2.08%. ESRX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 32.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 11.20%. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) monthly performance is 6.22%. Express Scripts Holding Co. (NASDAQ:ESRX) reported first quarter net income of $441.1 million, or $0.60 per share, compared to $328.3 million or $0.42 per share for the year-ago quarter.

Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) has 0.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 76.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $38.39. Total System Services Inc. (NYSE:TSS) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $77.8 million. On a per-share basis, the Columbus, Georgia-based company said it had profit of 42 cents. Earnings, adjusted for costs related to mergers and acquisitions and stock option expense, were 54 cents per share.

On last trading day Cirrus Logic Inc. (NASDAQ:CRUS) moved up 4.71% to close at $35.13. Its volatility for the week is 3.84% while volatility for the month is 2.82%. CRUS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 32.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 101.20%. Cirrus Logic Inc. (NASDAQ:CRUS) monthly performance is 5.53%. Cirrus Logic, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRUS), posted the quarterly Shareholder Letter that contains the complete financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2015. Fourth Quarter FY15 , revenue is $255.2 million; and GAAP and non-GAAP gross margin of 46.6 percent.

Moving Stocks: Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA), Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO), Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR)

On Thursday shares of Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) closed at $13.45. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.38%. Sterne Agee reiterated their buy rating on shares of Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning.

On last trading day Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) decreased -1.84% to close at $206.90. Its volatility for the week is 2.32% while volatility for the month is 2.26%. BIDU’s sales growth for past 5 years was 61.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 48.40%. Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) monthly performance is 1.79%. Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) said it could have a model on the road this year.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has 0.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 88.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $86.37. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) said that spending on prescription drugs rose 13 percent last year, the largest annual increase since 2001.

The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO) has 0.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 86.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $29.12. A panel of FDA advisers reversed its earlier derision and voted in favor of The Medicines Company’s (NASDAQ:MDCO) long-delayed blood thinner, spelling a likely approval for the drug after years of setbacks.

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) in last trading activity moved down -1.45% to close at $7.14. Company weekly performance is -2.52% while its quarterly performance stands at 8.26%. Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) is -14.32% away from its 52 week high. News 8 and Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) are teaming up for something new this month. Everyday MVP’s celebrates kids in our communities with great minds, values, and promise. This week’s winner is from New Haven.

Momentum Stocks: LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ:LOJN), Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), Acceleron Pharma (NASDAQ:XLRN), Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT), Joy Global (NYSE:JOY)

On Thursday shares of LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ:LOJN) closed at $2.39. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 14.00%. On 14 April, LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ:LOJN) announced the seamless integration of Intuit® QuickBase® with the LoJack® Fleet Management Powered by TomTom platform. The integration will provide LoJack customers with new capabilities that empower businesses to create customized applications and solutions to improve efficiencies and identify new areas for improvement.

On last trading day Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) decreased -0.79% to close at $86.37. Its volatility for the week is 1.64% while volatility for the month is 2.04%. ESRX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 32.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 11.20%. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) monthly performance is 4.05%.Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) said that, it will screen all ingredients in compound drug claims to ensure they are safe and effective, and covered by TRICARE, Starting May 1, 2015,

On last trading day Acceleron Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN) moved up 0.80% to close at $34.15. Its volatility for the week is 2.91% while volatility for the month is 4.86%. Acceleron Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN) monthly performance is -17.75%. On 6 April, Acceleron Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN) announced the appointment of Francois Nader, M.D., M.B.A, as the Chairman of its Board of Directors.

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT) has 0.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 62.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $53.13. On 15 April, Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT) announced that global managed hosting provider, i3D.net, will be able to expand its business into Latin America by connecting to Level 3 Communications’ infrastructure in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

On last trading day Joy Global, Inc. (NYSE:JOY) moved up 2.07% to close at $40.90. Its volatility for the week is 2.45% while volatility for the month is 2.57%. JOY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -5.70%. Joy Global, Inc. (NYSE:JOY) monthly performance is 4.39%. Joy Global, Inc. (NYSE:JOY) has received a “BBB” credit rating from analysts at Morningstar. The investment research firm’s “BBB” rating indicates that the company is a moderate default risk. They also gave their stock a four star rating.