Why Need to Watch: Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS), Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX), Owens & Minor (NYSE:OMI), Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE:FSM), Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS)

On Tuesday shares of Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTS) closed at $133.14. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 30.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.20%. Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTS) reported preliminary flows and assets under management for its open-end mutual funds for the first quarter of 2015.

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) has institutional ownership stands at 72.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $12.51. On 5 April, Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) said that, it is open to a wide range of asset sales and joint ventures as it tries to cut debt by $3bn and rebuild its reputation with investors, its chairman has told the Financial Times.

On last trading day Owens & Minor Inc. (NYSE:OMI) moved down -0.54% to close at $33.35. Its volatility for the week is 1.31% while volatility for the month is 1.39%. OMI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -10.60%. Owens & Minor Inc. (NYSE:OMI) monthly performance is -0.18%. Owens & Minor Inc. (NYSE:OMI) plans to release financial results for the first-quarter 2015 on Monday, April 27, 2015, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) ‘s stock closed at $3.54. On 13 April, Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) announced Q1 production numbers for its Mexico-based San Jose mine and Caylloma mine in Peru, noting that together they put out 1.6 million ounces of silver, 9,739 ounces of gold and base metal by-products.

On last trading day Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) moved down -2.98% to close at $95.64. Its volatility for the week is 2.53% while volatility for the month is 3.12%. SWKS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 23.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 33.60%. Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) monthly performance is 2.93%. Stock analysts at Brean Capital boosted their target price on shares of Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) from $92.00 to $110.00 in a report issued on Thursday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Brean Capital’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 13.98% from the stock’s previous close.

Big Movers: SouFun Holdings (NYSE:SFUN), Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM), Vaalco Energy Inc. (NYSE:EGY), Francesca’s Holdings (NASDAQ:FRAN), EnLink Midstream Partners (NYSE:ENLK)

On Monday shares of SouFun Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:SFUN) closed at $6.11. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 40.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 8.92%. Brean Capital set a $12.00 price target on shares of SouFun Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:SFUN) and gave the company a “buy” rating.

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) in last trading activity moved up 9.04% to close at $4.10. Company weekly performance is 8.75% while its quarterly performance stands at -9.89%. Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) is -33.76% away from its 52 week high. On 12 March 2015, Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) announced its consolidated financial results for 2014, noting that its adjusted net income clocked in at $15.7 million, up 67 percent over 2013. Meanwhile, it achieved sales of $174 million, a rise of 27 percent from the previous year.

On last trading day Vaalco Energy Inc. (NYSE:EGY) moved up 0.65% to close at $3.10. Its volatility for the week is 12.72% while volatility for the month is 7.65%. EGY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 2.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -57.60%. Vaalco Energy Inc. (NYSE:EGY) monthly performance is -41.29%. It was reported on 19 March 2015, that VAALCO Energy’s (NYSE:EGY) healthy operating performance puts it in a robust position to invest in future growth and deliver superior shareholder returns. VAALCO employed $175 million of gross investment in developing the new Etame platform.

Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) has 0.88% insider ownership. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $16.22. The Q4 2014 earnings report for small cap Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ: FRAN) is scheduled for earning release before the market opens on Wednesday (March 25th).

On last trading day EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENLK) moved up 1.26% to close at $27.36. Its volatility for the week is 3.05% while volatility for the month is 2.58%. ENLK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 17.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.80%. EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENLK) monthly performance is -1.94%. On 17 March 2015, The EnLink Midstream companies, EnLink Midstream Partners, LP, (NYSE:ENLK) and EnLink Midstream, LLC, have announced that the partnership completed its previously announced acquisition of Coronado Midstream Holdings LLC, which owns natural gas gathering and processing facilities in the Permian Basin, for approximately US$600 million, subject to certain adjustments.

Market Movers: Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM), Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), Southern Company (NYSE:SO), Jiayuan.com International (NASDAQ:DATE), Canadian Solar (NASDAQ:CSIQ)

On Monday shares of Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) closed at $4.10. Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) announced its consolidated financial results for 2014, noting that its adjusted net income clocked in at $15.7 million, up 67 percent over 2013. Meanwhile, it achieved sales of $174 million, a rise of 27 percent from the previous year.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has 0.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 88.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $85.31. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) had its price target raised by analysts at RBC Capital from $82.00 to $87.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.

On last trading day Southern Company (NYSE:SO) increased 0.44% to close at $45.17. Its volatility for the week is 1.60% while volatility for the month is 1.52%. SO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 1.10%. Southern Company (NYSE:SO) monthly performance is -2.10%. Successful testing of burners associated with massive gasifiers at Mississippi Power’s $6 billion Kemper County lignite coal power plant was completed earlier this month, the company said. The plant is about a 30-minute drive east of Philadelphia just south of the Moscow community off Mississippi 493. Mississippi Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), produces safe, reliable and environmentally responsible energy for more than 186,000 customers in 23 southeast Mississippi counties.

Jiayuan.com International Ltd. (NASDAQ:DATE) has 3.57% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 6.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $5.24. Jiayuan.com International Ltd. (NASDAQ: DATE) on 16 March 2015, announced that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has established a special committee (the “Special Committee”) to consider the non-binding proposal letter, dated March 3, 2015 (the “Proposal Letter”), from Vast Profit Holdings Limited (“Vast Profit”) that proposes a “going-private” transaction involving the acquisition of all of the outstanding ordinary shares of the Company not already owned by Vast Profit (the “Proposed Transaction”).

On last trading day Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) advanced 2.61% to close at $35.79. Its volatility for the week is 5.00% while volatility for the month is 4.38%. CSIQ’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 35.80%. Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) monthly performance is 23.63%.Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) proclaimed that the firm is scheduled to attend the 18th Credit Suisse Asian Investment Summit on March 23 to 25, 2015 at the Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong.

Market Alert: Office Depot (NASDAQ:ODP), Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT), Collectors Universe Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT), CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS), Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE:FSM)

Announced March 05, that Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) Small Business Index Finds Tax Refunds Will Enable Small Businesses to Invest. More than half (57%) of small business owners (SMBs) say the amount of federal income tax they will pay this year is fair and will enable continued business investment, according to the latest Small Business Index conducted by Office Depot, Inc. On Thursday shares of Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) closed at $9.30. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 41.75%.

On March 04, Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT) reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014 and provided a corporate update. Corcept recorded net revenue of $9.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, compared to $4.1 million for the same period in 2013. The company’s full year 2014 net revenue was $26.6 million, compared to $10.4 million in 2013. Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT) in last trading activity increased 2.07% to close at $3.94. Company weekly performance is 9.14% while its quarterly performance stands at 18.67%. Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT) is -12.25% away from its 52 week high.

On last trading day Collectors Universe Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT) increased 6.19% to close at $22.98. Its volatility for the week is 3.41% while volatility for the month is 2.90%. CLCT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 47.30%. Collectors Universe Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT) monthly performance is -0.09%.

On March 09, the Board of Directors of CYS Investments, Inc. (NYSE:CYS) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share of common stock for the first quarter of 2015. The common stock dividend will be paid on April 15, 2015 to stockholders of record of common stock on March 23, 2015. CYS Investments, Inc. (NYSE:CYS) has 1.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 65.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $8.86.

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) reported revenue of $174.0 million, net income of $15.6 million and cash generated from operations before changes in working capital of $59.8 million in 2014. On last trading day Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) fell -2.63% to close at $3.70. Its volatility for the week is 7.73% while volatility for the month is 5.50%. Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) monthly performance is -20.77%.

Market Watch List: Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN), Hansen Medical (NASDAQ:HNSN), Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM), Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ:ZION), The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) announced that management will present at Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on Monday, March 2 at 8:00 a.m. PST at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. On Monday shares of Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) closed at $8.19. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 194.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 39.00%.

Hansen Medical Inc. (NASDAQ:HNSN) on Monday reported a loss of $11.9 million in its fourth quarter. The Mountain View, California-based company said it had a loss of 9 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs and stock option expense, were 8 cents per share.Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:HNSN) in last trading activity advanced 1.83% to close at $1.11. Company weekly performance is 5.71% while its quarterly performance stands at 33.73%. Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:HNSN) is -60.92% away from its 52 week high.

Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE:FSM) has been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the six ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Net reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. On last trading day Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) advanced 0.48% to close at $4.23. Its volatility for the week is 5.61% while volatility for the month is 4.94%. Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) monthly performance is -10.57%.

On Feb 25, Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ:ZION) ‘s Series F Fixed-Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.4937, payable on 3/15/15. Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ:ZION) has 1.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 88.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $26.31.

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) said on Monday it has named Bob Chapek as chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, effective immediately. Chapek succeeds Thomas Staggs, who was appointed Walt Disney’s chief operating officer earlier this month. On Monday shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) closed at $104.99. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 6.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.90%.

Market Movers: Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM), Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD), Meridian Bancorp (NASDAQ:EBSB), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:JEC)

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) announced step-out drill results from the Trinidad North zone at its Mexico-based San Jose mine. The results are for 23 holes completed prior to the release of mineral resource and reserve estimates on June 30, 2014. On Wednesday shares of Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) closed at $4.80.

For the past five years, Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) offered an anniversary campaign targeting its loyalty program members with exclusive coupons/discounts in January and February. This year, Rite Aid relaunched the campaign as Happy You Year Rewards campaign for customers enrolled in its wellness+ loyalty program. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) in last trading activity remains unchanged to close at $7.32. Company weekly performance is -3.30% while its quarterly performance stands at 53.78%. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is -15.08% away from its 52 week high.

Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) has recorded an average daily volume of 81,590 shares for the last 20 days. The volume traded during the previous 20 sessions as a percentage of shares outstanding is 0.15%. The latest short ratio is 6.4. A high short ratio points to heavy build up of shorts while a low ratio signifies lesser short positions. On last trading day Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) fell -0.97% to close at $11.20. Its volatility for the week is 1.31% while volatility for the month is 1.27%. EBSB’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 56.00%. Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) monthly performance is -0.71%.

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s WhatsApp banned third-party apps, such as the WhatsApp Plus, disallowing users to operate the apps temporarily. The company has put a 24-hour ban on third-party apps, which it claims have no authorization from WhatsApp. On Wednesday shares of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) closed at $76.74. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 96.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 36.93%.

On January 8, Construction services company, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC), won an engineering services contract from BP Chembel N.V. Financial terms of the contract have not been disclosed. On last trading day Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) moved up 1.57% to close at $39.58. Its volatility for the week is 2.74% while volatility for the month is 2.63%. JEC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 2.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -5.00%. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) monthly performance is -6.30%.

Hot Watch List: Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY), Nabors Industries (NYSE:NBR), Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE), Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE:FSM), TRX

Shares of Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE:AUY) are lower as gold mining stocks slump today as the price of gold declines. Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE:AUY) in last trading activity fell -3.97% to close at $3.87. Company weekly performance is -6.30% while its quarterly performance stands at -36.45%. Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE:AUY) is -63.34% away from its 52 week high.

Announced Dec 22, one of the best-paid U.S. oil executives, Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE: NBR) CEO Tony Petrello, will receive a hefty pay cut next year. Petrello will receive a 10 percent pay cut, bringing his annual base rate from $1.7 million to $1.53 million. CFO William Restrepo will also receive a 10 percent pay reduction to his annual base rate, leaving him with $585,000, according to Bloomberg. On last trading day Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) advanced 1.48% to close at $13.01. Its volatility for the week is 6.23% while volatility for the month is 7.58%. NBR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 2.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -22.20%. Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) monthly performance is -13.27%.

Zacks lowered shares of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp (NASDAQ:ACRE) from a neutral rating to an underperform rating in a report released on Monday. Zacks currently has $11.20 price objective on the stock.On last trading day Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE) fell -1.69% to close at $11.60. Its volatility for the week is 1.50% while volatility for the month is 1.54%. Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE) monthly performance is -2.85%.

On Dec. 17, Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) announce Board approval of two major capital projects for 2015 at the San Jose Mine in Mexico: mill expansion from 2,000 to 3,000 tonnes per day (“tpd”) and construction of a dry stack tailings deposit and filter facility. The company is in a strong financial position to meet its capital budgets from operating cash flows and available liquidity. Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) in last trading activity company’s stock closed at $4.35.

On Dec. 29, Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corp. (NYSEMKT:TRX) announce that it has closed the issuance of US$10,000,000 in convertible senior notes and up to 3,642,857 common share purchase warrants to an institutional lender. The facility may be increased to US$15,000,000, subject to financial criteria. Forefront Capital acted as Placement Agent. On Monday shares of Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corp. (NYSEMKT:TRX) closed at $0.58.

Stocks News Alert: salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN), Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM), Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSEMKT:TPI), DryShips (NASDAQ:DRYS)

salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) CEO Marc Benioff sold 25,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.20, for a total value of $1,505,000.00. salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) in last trading activity increased 0.78% to close at $60.80. Company weekly performance is 2.48% while its quarterly performance stands at 7.50%. salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) is -9.25% away from its 52 week high.

On Dec 18, Rural telecommunications company Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) updated its plans for its intended real-estate investment trust spinoff, now expecting to distribute 80% of the shares to stockholders. On last trading day Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) increased 1.14% to close at $8.84. Its volatility for the week is 2.40% while volatility for the month is 2.80%. WIN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -1.90%. Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) monthly performance is -11.78%.

On December 17, 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. Silver and gold production: Annual production rate ranging from 6.7 – 8.3 million ounces of silver and 52.0 – 56.7 thousand ounces of gold or 9.8 – 11.7 million silver equivalent* ounces.On last trading day Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) increased 6.03% to close at $4.57. Its volatility for the week is 7.05% while volatility for the month is 7.48%. Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) monthly performance is -6.73%.

Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSEMKT:TPI), announced that the Company is engaged in discussion with a pharmaceutical industry strategic partner to form an Alliance (the “Alliance”) in building a nationwide mTCM portfolio platform. Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSEMKT:TPI) in last trading activity increased 34.62% to close at $0.70. Company weekly performance is 42.86% while its quarterly performance stands at 11.11%. Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSEMKT:TPI) is -48.91% away from its 52 week high.

On Dec 22, DryShips, Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) announced the results of its 2014 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. The following proposals were approved and adopted at the Meeting: the election of Mr. George Economou, Mr. Harry Kerames and Mr. Vassilis Karamitsanis as Class A Directors of the Company to serve until the 2017 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders; and the ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young (Hellas) Certified Auditors Accountants S.A., as the Company’s independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014. On Friday shares of DryShips, Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) closed at $1.19. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 6.70% 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%.

Keep Eyes on: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX), Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM), Blyth (NYSE:BTH), Streamline Health Solutions (NASDAQ:STRM)

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) has recently announced it merger with another semiconductor company, Spansion Inc. (NYSE:CODE). This merger announcement has pushed the Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY)’s stock price up by around 20% and post this announcement on Dec 1, this stock grew consistently and has achieved a growth of more than 30% in the last couple of weeks. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) in last trading activity advanced 0.89% to close at $13.63. Company weekly performance is 4.69% while its quarterly performance stands at 35.08%. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) is 0.52% away from its 52 week high.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX)’s hepatitis C drug called Incivek sales plummet after Sovaldi was approved. On last trading day Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) decreased -1.85% to close at $118.55. Its volatility for the week is 3.27% while volatility for the month is 3.14%. VRTX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 47.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 9.50%. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) monthly performance is 1.60%.

Shares of Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE:FSM) have received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the nine brokerages that are currently covering the stock. On last trading day Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) decreased -1.13% to close at $4.36. Its volatility for the week is 7.11% while volatility for the month is 7.29%. FSM’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 0.00%. Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) monthly performance is -2.68%.

Blyth, Inc. (NYSE: BTH), a direct to consumer company and leading designer and marketer of candles and accessories for the home and health, wellness and beauty products, household convenience items and personalized gifts sold through the direct selling and direct marketing channels, on 31 October 2014 reported sales and earnings for the third quarter of 2014. Net sales for the three months ended September 30, 2014 decreased approximately 6% to $90.8 million from $97.0 million for the comparable prior year period. Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH) has 2.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 47.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $8.93.

Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRM) a leading provider of transformational data-driven solutions to help healthcare providers reduce exposure to risk, enhance clinical, financial, and operational performance, and improve patient care, announced financial results for the third quarter of 2014, which ended October 31, 2014. Revenues for the three-month period ended October 31, 2014, increased approximately 2% to $6.8 million versus $6.7 million in the comparable period of fiscal 2013. Recurring revenues increased 11% in the third quarter over the same period a year earlier and are up 13% YTD over the comparable first nine months of fiscal 2013. On Friday shares of Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRM) closed at $3.80. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%.