Hot News: China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. Ltd (NASDAQ:CNTF), JD.com (NASDAQ:JD), Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL), Merck (NYSE:MRK), VimpelCom (NASDAQ:VIP)

On Thursday shares of China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. Ltd (NASDAQ:CNTF) closed at $1.23. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -10.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.00%. China TechFaith Wireless Communication Limited (NASDAQ: CNTF) on 11 May, announced a further expansion of its enterprise device shipments in theLatin America market. The latest win is from a client specializing in the Liquid Petroleum Gas delivery industry.

JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) in last trading activity increased 1.89% to close at $33.38. Company weekly performance is 0.91% while its quarterly performance stands at 25.96%. JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) is -9.17% away from its 52 week high. On 11 May, JD.Com Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:JD) announced that it is partnering with Luxottica, the world’s leading producer of luxury eyewear, to offer a wide range of sunglasses from some of the best-known global brands.

On last trading day Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) increased 0.28% to close at $3.53. Its volatility for the week is 1.32% while volatility for the month is 2.20%. FULL’s EPS growth for past 5 years was -6.73%. Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) monthly performance is -0.56%. Full Circle Capital Corp (NASDAQ:FULL)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by equities researchers at National Securities in a research report issued on 12 May.

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 $59.78. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) announced that new investigational data in 10 different types of cancer from the company’s immuno-oncology development program evaluating its anti-PD-1 therapy, KEYTRUDA® , will be presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago, May 29 – June 2, 2015.

On last trading day VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ:VIP) increased 4.32% to close at $6.04. Its volatility for the week is 5.31% while volatility for the month is 4.10%. VIP’s sales growth for past 5 years was 17.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -18.40%. VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ:VIP) monthly performance is 2.72%. VimpelCom Ltd (NASDAQ:VIP) and Hutchison Whampoa Ltd are in talks to combine their mobile-phone businesses in Italy to create the country’s largest wireless provider by customers.

Traders Are Watching: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY), Inuvo (NYSEMKT:INUV), CHC Group (NYSE:HELI), Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL), Colony Capital (NYSE:CLNY)

On Thursday shares of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) closed at $13.32. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 1.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 16.90%. Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) announced the retirement of J. Daniel McCranie, Cypress’s executive vice president of Sales and Applications, culminating a 23-year relationship that began in 1993 when McCranie joined Cypress as its EVP of Sales and Marketing. McCranie left Cypress in 2001 but rejoined the company as a member of the Cypress board of directors from 2006-2014 and in his current capacity from 2014-2015.

Inuvo, Inc. (NYSEMKT:INUV) in last trading activity moved up 2.19% to close at $2.33. Company weekly performance is 4.02% while its quarterly performance stands at 87.90%. Inuvo, Inc. (NYSEMKT:INUV) is -33.43% away from its 52 week high. Inuvo Inc. (NYSEMKT:INUV) of Conway on Wednesday reported net income of $626,000 in the first quarter of the year. The company (NYSE: INUV) reported that net earnings were down $49,000 compared to $675,000 last year, but noted identical per-share earnings of 3 cents per diluted share. Inuvo also reported revenue of $13.4 million in the first quarter compared to $10.1 million last year.

On last trading day CHC Group Ltd. (NYSE:HELI) moved up 3.48% to close at $1.19. Its volatility for the week is 11.19% while volatility for the month is 9.30%. HELI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 32.10%. CHC Group Ltd. (NYSE:HELI) monthly performance is -10.53%. CHC Group Ltd. (NYSE:HELI) has been hit with a shareholder putative class action accusing the company of concealing financial hardships in the runup to its $310 million initial public offering last January. Shareholder Peter McCrory filed the suit April 17 in New York Supreme Court in Manhattan, claiming CHC failed to tell potential investors that one of its largest customers stopped making payments to the company months before it filed a prospectus for the IPO.

Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) has 6.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 5.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $3.53. It was reported that Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.035 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2015.

On last trading day Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE:CLNY) fell -0.54% to close at $25.91. Its volatility for the week is 1.27% while volatility for the month is 1.26%. CLNY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 207.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 80.20%. Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE:CLNY) monthly performance is -0.04%. On 28 April, in an interview, Colony Capital Inc. (NYSE:CLNY) Executive Chairman Thomas Barrack Jr. said real estate has become the last bastion for investors as abundant liquidity has forced investors to seek havens.

Why These Are Hot: NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR), CVS Health (NYSE:CVS), Key Energy Services (NYSE:KEG), Fomento Economico Mexicano (NYSE:FMX), Full Circle Capital (NASDAQ:FULL)

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) reported Q4 EPS of $0.88, $0.10 better than the analyst estimate of $0.78. Revenue for the quarter came in at $1.77 billion versus the consensus estimate of $1.76 billion. On Tuesday shares of NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) closed at $27.57. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 2.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%.

CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) reported fourth-quarter 2014 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.21, up 8% year over year. The bottom line was, however, in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate and coincided with the upper end of the company-provided guidance range of $1.18 to $1.21 per share. CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) in last trading activity advanced 2.13% to close at $101.68. Company weekly performance is 1.55% while its quarterly performance stands at 15.45%. CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) is 0.09% away from its 52 week high.

Key Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:KEG) will report fourth quarter and full-year 2014 financial results after market close on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, and Key management will host a conference call to discuss these results on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. CST. On last trading day Key Energy Services Inc. (NYSE:KEG) decreased -7.11% to close at $2.22. Its volatility for the week is 11.18% while volatility for the month is 12.30%. KEG’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -17.60%. Key Energy Services Inc. (NYSE:KEG) monthly performance is 54.17%.

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB (ADR) (NYSE:FMX) Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results on 26 February. Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB (ADR) (NYSE:FMX) has 12.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 38.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $88.17.

Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) announced Total investment income was $4.9 million, an increase of 22.5% compared with $4.0 million for the prior year period. Net investment income (“NII”) increased 23.9% to $2.4 million, or $0.19 per share, compared with $1.9 million, or $0.25 per share, for the three months ended December 31, 2013. On last trading day Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) decreased -2.04% to close at $4.33. Its volatility for the week is 2.87% while volatility for the month is 3.06%. FULL’s EPS growth for past 5 years was -8.02%. Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) monthly performance is -8.07%.

Morning Alert: Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), Mattson Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MTSN), Full Circle Capital (NASDAQ:FULL), Haverty Furniture Companies (NYSE:HVT)

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) would be launching its 3D NAND chip in the first six months of this year, which should see terrific demand, as per reported by Mohr. The firm is at the front position of the 3D NAND flash memory chip, which is a greater product over the 2D NAND chip. On Friday shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) closed at $28.99. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 27.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%.

Aetna Inc, the third-largest U.S. health insurer, said it has negotiated a discount with Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD) for its hepatitis C treatment and will offer it as the preferred choice to nearly 11 million commercial customers. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) in last trading activity increased 3.40% to close at $100.71. Company weekly performance is -1.47% while its quarterly performance stands at 3.95%. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) is -13.80% away from its 52 week high.

Mattson Technology (NASDAQ:MTSN) had its price target increased by Needham & Company LLC from $4.00 to $5.00 in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. On last trading day Mattson Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MTSN) decreased -1.22% to close at $3.25. Its volatility for the week is 4.97% while volatility for the month is 5.17%. MTSN’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 36.60%. Mattson Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MTSN) monthly performance is 4.17%.

Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) (“Full Circle Capital”) released an update of its investment portfolio activity for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 ended December 31, 2014. During the second quarter of fiscal 2015, Full Circle Capital completed portfolio investments totaling approximately $13.25 million, representing investments in three new portfolio companies, and received proceeds from full and partial realizations totaling $8.4 million. Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) has 2.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 7.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $4.77.

Haverty Furniture Companies Inc. (NYSE:HVT) on 8 January 2015 reported sales for the quarter ended December 31, 2014. Sales for the fourth quarter 2014 increased 8.6% to $213.0 million, compared with $196.2 million for the fourth quarter of 2013. On a comparable store basis, sales for the quarter increased 8.3%. Comparable store sales do not include locations opened, closed or otherwise non-comparable during the last 12 months. Sales for the twelve months of 2014 totaled $768.4 million, compared with $746.1 million in 2013, representing an increase of 3.0%. On a comparable store basis, sales increased 3.6% for the twelve months. On last trading day Haverty Furniture Companies Inc. (NYSE:HVT) increased 3.07% to close at $23.81. Its volatility for the week is 4.02% while volatility for the month is 3.17%. HVT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 33.40%. Haverty Furniture Companies Inc. (NYSE:HVT) monthly performance is 12.90%.

Watch 5 Stocks: Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA), Genetic Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:GENE), Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL), Cumulus Media Inc. (NASDAQ:CMLS), Titan International (NYSE:TWI)

Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE:AA) on 31st December officials personally delivered two $5,000 Advanced Manufacturing scholarships to Danville Area Community College students at the recent DACC Foundation Honors Program. Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) in last trading activity advanced 0.74% to close at $15.07. Company weekly performance is -4.74% while its quarterly performance stands at -5.58%. Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) is -15.10% away from its 52 week high.

Molecular diagnostics company Genetic Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:GENE) announced on 17 December that findings from a new research study show that adding a panel of 77 single-nucleotide polymorphisms (“SNPs”) improves the predictive accuracy of four commonly used breast cancer risk assessment models. On last trading day Genetic Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:GENE) advanced 15.79% to close at $0.44. Its volatility for the week is 15.53% while volatility for the month is 14.34%. GENE’s sales growth for past 5 years was -16.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.40%. Genetic Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:GENE) monthly performance is 8.56%.

Full Circle Capital Corp (NASDAQ:FULL) CEO Gregg J. Felton acquired 25,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, December 8th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $4.66 per share, with a total value of $116,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 180,204 shares in the company, valued at approximately $839,751. Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) has 2.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 7.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $4.63.

Shares of Cumulus Media (NASDAQ:CMLS) saw a large drop in short interest in the month of December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totalling 15,992,647 shares, a drop of 10.5% from the November 28th total of 17,873,176 shares, Analyst Ratings Network reports.On Tuesday shares of Cumulus Media Inc. (NASDAQ:CMLS) closed at $3.86. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 26.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%.

Titan International Inc. (NYSE:TWI) declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Thursday, January 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.005 per share. On last trading day Titan International Inc. (NYSE:TWI) moved down -2.04% to close at $10.07. Its volatility for the week is 4.58% while volatility for the month is 4.43%. TWI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 15.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 11.00%. Titan International Inc. (NYSE:TWI) monthly performance is -2.33%.

Ever Green Stocks: Halozyme Therapeutics (NASDAQ:HALO), Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), Cyberonics Inc. (NASDAQ:CYBX), Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL), Waste Management (NYSE:WM)

On Dec. 30, Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALO) announced it will be hosting a meeting for analysts and investors in New York on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. ET/ 7:00 a.m. PT. Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALO) in last trading activity advanced 1.76% to close at $9.82. Company weekly performance is 5.14% while its quarterly performance stands at 8.99%. Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALO) is -45.98% away from its 52 week high.

Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the seventeen analysts that are covering the company, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. On last trading day Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) moved down -0.47% to close at $10.51. Its volatility for the week is 1.88% while volatility for the month is 2.10%. RF’s sales growth for past 5 years was -11.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.00%. Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) monthly performance is 7.14%.

On Dec. 22, Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYBX) announced it will participate in the 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, in San Francisco. Cyberonics Inc. (NASDAQ:CYBX) has 1.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $54.78.

Full Circle Capital Corp (NASDAQ:FULL) CEO Gregg J. Felton acquired 25,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, December 8th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $4.66 per share, with a total value of $116,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 180,204 shares in the company, valued at approximately $839,751. On Friday shares of Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) closed at $4.63.

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) announced that Andrés Gluski, president and chief executive officer of The AES Corporation (AES), one of the world’s largest independent power producers, was elected to its board of directors effective January 1st. On last trading day Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) advanced 0.84% to close at $51.75. Its volatility for the week is 1.02% while volatility for the month is 1.27%. WM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -37.40%. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) monthly performance is 6.83%.

Moving Stocks: Silicon Motion Technology Corp. (NASDAQ:SIMO), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL), Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN), Western Refining Logistics (NYSE:WNRL)

Shares of Silicon Motion Technology Corp. (NASDAQ:SIMO) have earned an average rating of “Buy” from the thirteen brokerages that are presently covering the company, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $30.29. Silicon Motion Technology Corp. (NASDAQ:SIMO) in last trading activity decreased -6.76% to close at $22.77. Company weekly performance is -6.57% while its quarterly performance stands at -14.69%. Silicon Motion Technology Corp. (NASDAQ:SIMO) is -20.88% away from its 52 week high.

Software developer Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) plans to make the cloud computing development platform Project Orleans open source. Project Orleans is popular for creating services for Xbox hits Halo 4 and Halo Reach. On last trading day Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) decreased -3.24% to close at $45.16. Its volatility for the week is 2.34% while volatility for the month is 1.81%. MSFT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 10.20%. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) monthly performance is -8.34%.

Full Circle Capital Corp (NASDAQ:FULL) CEO Gregg J. Felton acquired 25,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, December 8th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $4.66 per share, with a total value of $116,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 180,204 shares in the company, valued at approximately $839,751. On last trading day Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) decreased -0.22% to close at $4.59. Its volatility for the week is 2.50% while volatility for the month is 3.24%. FULL’s EPS growth for past 5 years was -8.02%. Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) monthly performance is -19.90%.

Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) and Bell Helicopter completed two successful launches of the Griffin B missile from a Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey multi-mission aircraft at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. As an industry funded effort with Bell’s Xworx, Raytheon demonstrated the simplicity of integrating the Griffin B missile onto the V-22 platform. Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 80.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $103.05.

Western Refining Logistics, LP (NYSE:WNRL) on 4 November reported third quarter 2014 net income of $12.3 million, or $0.27 per common limited partner unit. During this period, EBITDA was $16.1 million and distributable cash flow was $15.4 million. On Tuesday shares of Western Refining Logistics, LP (NYSE:WNRL) closed at $26.28. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%.

Big Movers: Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT), Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS), Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL), Stoneridge Inc. (NYSE:SRI), Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL)

Stifel Nicolaus hoisted their target price on shares of Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) from $25.00 to $29.00 in a research note issued on Tuesday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ price target suggests a potential upside of 18.78% from the stock’s previous close. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) in last trading activity fell -0.55% to close at $23.66. Company weekly performance is -5.51% while its quarterly performance stands at 7.79%. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) is -6.30% away from its 52 week high.

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) has a chance to increase next year’s earnings by at least 60 percent through an acquisition of Office Depot Inc. the only other major U.S. office-supplies chain still in business. On last trading day Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) increased 2.30% to close at $16.47. Its volatility for the week is 4.35% while volatility for the month is 3.16%. SPLS’s EPS growth for past 5 years was -1.10%. Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) monthly performance is 23.19%.

Full Circle Capital Corp (NASDAQ:FULL) CEO Gregg J. Felton acquired 25,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, December 8th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $4.66 per share, with a total value of $116,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 180,204 shares in the company, valued at approximately $839,751. On last trading day Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) fell -0.86% to close at $4.62. Its volatility for the week is 4.61% while volatility for the month is 3.26%. FULL’s EPS growth for past 5 years was -8.02%. Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) monthly performance is -18.23%.

FBR Capital Markets assumed coverage on shares of Stoneridge (NYSE:SRI) in a report issued on Wednesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm issued a market perform rating and a $13.00 target price on the stock. Stoneridge Inc. (NYSE:SRI) has 2.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 87.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $11.15.

Powell Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWL), a leading supplier of custom-engineered solutions for the management and control of electrical energy and other critical processes, on 2 December announced results for the fiscal 2014 fourth quarter and year ended September 30, 2014.
Revenues from continuing operations for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 were $162.8 million compared to revenues of $176.2 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013. On Friday shares of Powell Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWL) closed at $45.45. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 14.00%.

Must Watch These 5 Stocks: Potbelly Corporation (NASDAQ:PBPB), American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL), Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB), Full Circle Capital (NASDAQ:FULL), TPG Specialty Lending (NYSE:TSLX)

Potbelly Corporation (NASDAQ:PBPB) Director Bryant L. Keil sold 26,400 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.64, for a total transaction of $360,096.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 659,869 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,000,613. On Wednesday shares of Potbelly Corporation (NASDAQ:PBPB) closed at $12.12. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 7.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 24.00%.

On 9 December American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) announced that it will invest more than $2 billion. The decision to upgrade planes and hubs to improve the flying experience of its passengers was announced to mark one year of the completion of the merger. On last trading day American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) advanced 1.30% to close at $48.94. Its volatility for the week is 3.20% while volatility for the month is 3.16%. AAL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 2.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -6.60%. American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) monthly performance is 11.66%.

Zacks reiterated their neutral rating on shares of Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE:CBB) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a $3.50 price target on the stock. On last trading day Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE:CBB) decreased -5.95% to close at $3.16. Its volatility for the week is 4.40% while volatility for the month is 3.10%. CBB’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -23.20%. Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE:CBB) monthly performance is -9.46%.

Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) CEO Gregg J. Felton acquired 25,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, December 8th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $4.66 per share, with a total value of $116,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 180,204 shares in the company, valued at approximately $839,751. Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) has 1.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 7.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $4.78.

TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. (NYSE:TSLX) CEO Joshua Easterly purchased 4,500 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 12th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $17.52 per share, with a total value of $78,840.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 10,930 shares in the company, valued at approximately $191,494. On Wednesday shares of TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. (NYSE:TSLX) closed at $17.50. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 3.00%.

Stocks in Focus: SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD), American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL), LIN Media (NYSE:LIN), Pampa Energia (NYSE:PAM), Full Circle Capital (NASDAQ:FULL)

Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP on Dec. 1 reminds investors of SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) that purchasers of SandRidge securities between March 1, 2013 and November 4, 2014, inclusive (the “Class Period”), have until January 12, 2015, to file a motion to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the shareholder lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. SandRidge, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas properties primarily in the Mid-Continent region of the United States. The Complaint alleges that defendants issued materially false and misleading statements concerning the Company’s operations and financial performance. SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) in last trading activity fell -13.22% to close at $2.10. Company weekly performance is -21.64% while its quarterly performance stands at -58.17%. SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) is -71.74% away from its 52 week high.

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) is chasing rivals led by Delta Air Lines Inc. in updating passenger amenities with a plan to spend $2 billion on new seats, in-flight entertainment and onboard power outlets. On last trading day American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) fell -0.37% to close at $50.82. Its volatility for the week is 2.86% while volatility for the month is 3.12%. AAL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 2.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -6.60%. American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) monthly performance is 17.80%.

LIN Media LLC (NYSE:LIN) on 6 November reported third quarter net revenues of $192.1 million, up 18% from the same quarter in the previous year, with net broadcast revenues up 11% to $159.7 million. Digital revenues increased 66% to $32.3 million. On last trading day LIN Media LLC (NYSE:LIN) fell -1.44% to close at $23.96. Its volatility for the week is 2.32% while volatility for the month is 2.10%. LIN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.80%. LIN Media LLC (NYSE:LIN) monthly performance is 2.04%.

Pampa Energia SA (NYSE:PAM) on 11 November announced Consolidated sales revenues of AR$4,542.7 million for the nine-month period ended on September 30, 2014, 14.8% higher than the AR$3,958.7 million for the same period of 2013, primarily explained by increases of 22.9% (AR$291.6 million) in generation, 7.0% (AR$179.7 million) in distribution and 95.2% (AR$136.1 million) in holding and others segments. Pampa Energia SA (NYSE:PAM) institutional ownership stands at 19.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $11.17.

Full Circle Capital Corp (NASDAQ:FULL) CEO Gregg J. Felton acquired 25,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, December 8th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $4.66 per share, with a total value of $116,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 180,204 shares in the company, valued at approximately $839,751. On Monday shares of Full Circle Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:FULL) closed at $4.85.