Morning Buzz: Genocea Biosciences (NASDAQ:GNCA), Celldex Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CLDX), Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC), CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, (NYSE:CORR), JA Solar Holdings (NASDAQ:JASO)

On Monday shares of Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) closed at $10.22. Needham analyst Alan Carr reiterated a Buy rating on Genocea Biosciences (NASDAQ:GNCA) and set a price target of $22. The company’s shares opened today at $9.58.

Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLDX) in last trading activity moved up 1.74% to close at $26.26. Company weekly performance is 2.30% while its quarterly performance stands at 22.48%. Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLDX) is -19.99% away from its 52 week high. Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CLDX) announced on 13 May, that several clinical programs, including the Phase 2 ReACT study of RINTEGA® (rindopepimut) in patients with recurrent glioblastoma (GBM), will be presented at the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago.

On last trading day Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC) fell -2.70% to close at $15.87. Its volatility for the week is 3.78% while volatility for the month is 3.20%. EC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 5.30%. Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC) monthly performance is -3.88%. On 14 May, Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC) said first-quarter profit fell 91 percent from a year earlier as the slump in oil prices weighed on the company. Net income for the group dropped to 355.9 billion pesos ($149 million), from 4.06 trillion pesos a year earlier, Bogota-based Ecopetrol said Tuesday in a statement after markets closed. That missed the expectation for profit excluding one-time items of 467.5 billion pesos, the average of three analysts’ estimates compiled by Bloomberg.

CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, (NYSE:CORR) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 51.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $6.78. CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust (NYSE:CORR) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 13, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.135 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 29, 2015.

On Monday shares of JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO) closed at $9.50. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 24.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 22.00%. JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO) said Monday that its first-quarter profit more than halved, as cell shipments plunged and shipments in China and the Americas declined.

Why Need to Watch: Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC), Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Genocea Biosciences (NASDAQ:GNCA)

On Tuesday shares of Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) closed at $60.18. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 4.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 7.55%. Emerson Electric Co (NYSE:EMR) declared the regular quarterly cash dividend of forty-seven cents ($0.47) per share of common stock payable June 10, 2015, to stockholders of record May 15, 2015.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 69.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $34.74. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) said on Tuesday it was cutting vehicle prices on 40 models in China after sales fell.

On last trading day Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) remains unchanged to close at $26.46. Its volatility for the week is 2.05% while volatility for the month is 1.73%. OFC’s sales growth for past 5 years was -4.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -15.80%. Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) monthly performance is -8.35%. The Board of Trustees of Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.275 per Common Share of beneficial interest for the second quarter 2015, payable on July 15, 2015, to shareholders of record on June 30, 2015.

On last trading day Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) fell -1.29% to close at $538.73. Its volatility for the week is 1.64% while volatility for the month is 1.81%. GOOGL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 22.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 14.70%. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) monthly performance is -1.81%. On Tuesday, Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) announced that it has expanded its Android One program to Turkey. This marks the first European country to be included in Google’s efforts to capture the smartphone market in developing countries through low-cost Android devices.

On last trading day Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) moved up 1.19% to close at $9.36. Its volatility for the week is 7.42% while volatility for the month is 7.10%. Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) monthly performance is -31.08%. Genocea Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) on 7 May, reported recent corporate highlights and financial results for the first quarter ended March 31 2015. Cash cash equivalents and marketable securities as of March 31 2015 were $84.5 million compared to $47.1 million as of December 31 2014. The increase was as a result of Genocea’s public offering in March 2015 which raised net proceeds of $48.4 million. Genocea expects that these funds will be sufficient to fund its operating expenses and capital expenditure requirements through the third quarter of 2016.

Big Movers: Rosetta Resources (NASDAQ:ROSE), Genocea Biosciences (NASDAQ:GNCA), Mitel Networks Corporation (NASDAQ:MITL), Alon USA Partners (NYSE:ALDW), The Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW)

On Tuesday shares of Rosetta Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROSE) closed at $19.86. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 34.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 17.50%. Rosetta Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:ROSE) reported adjusted net income (non-GAAP) for the first quarter 2015 was a loss of $8.6 million, or $(0.13) per diluted share, versus adjusted net income of $45.6 million, or $0.74 per diluted share for the same period in 2014.

Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) in last trading activity moved down -3.01% to close at $9.98. Company weekly performance is -13.59% while its quarterly performance stands at 12.51%. Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) is -58.40% away from its 52 week high. Genocea Biosciences (NASDAQ:GNCA) was upgraded by Zacks from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Thursday.

On last trading day Mitel Networks Corporation (NASDAQ:MITL) moved down -1.54% to close at $8.97. Its volatility for the week is 2.97% while volatility for the month is 3.16%. MITL’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 4.35%. Mitel Networks Corporation (NASDAQ:MITL) monthly performance is -13.67%. Mitel Networks Corporation (NASDAQ:MITL) announced the proration results in connection with its acquisition of Mavenir. Based on the election results in the exchange offer, the cash election was oversubscribed and accordingly, Mavenir stockholders that elected to receive cash consideration will be prorated and receive $15.37 in cash and 0.2271 of a Mitel common share for each of their shares of Mavenir common stock. Mavenir stockholders that elected to receive share consideration or that did not make an election or tender their shares in the exchange offer will not be prorated and will receive 1.8320 Mitel common shares for each of their shares of Mavenir common stock.

Alon USA Partners, LP (NYSE:ALDW) has 81.61% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 5.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $21.04. Alon USA Partners, LP (NYSE:ALDW) announced that it will release its first quarter 2015 financial results on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 after the market closes. In conjunction with the release, Alon Partners has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, May 8, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time).

On last trading day The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) moved down -0.38% to close at $31.26. Its volatility for the week is 2.25% while volatility for the month is 1.81%. SCHW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 7.10%. The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) monthly performance is 4.30%. The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) Investment Management Issues Statement on Money Market Fund Reform: Schwab Government Money Funds do not plan to adopt a policy to implement Liquidity Fees or Redemption Gates; Retail investors will continue to have access to Schwab Prime, Municipal and Government money market funds with a net asset value (NAV) that is designed to be constant (CNAV).

Momentum Stocks: Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO), Genocea Biosciences (NASDAQ:GNCA), Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP), Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:INO), Cloud Peak Energy (NYSE:CLD)

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares moved up 0.14% in last trading session and ended the day at $29.17. CSCO Gross Margin is 60.00% and its return on assets is 8.30%. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) quarterly performance is 9.55%. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) said that, John Chambers is ending his 20-year run atop Cisco Systems Inc. on a high note, handing the reins to a dark-horse internal candidate with the company’s shares near a five-year high.

Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) in last trading activity increased 1.68% to close at $10.29. Company weekly performance is -11.29% while its quarterly performance stands at 9.94%. Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) is -57.11% away from its 52 week high. Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) was upgraded by Zacks from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Thursday.

On last trading day Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP) increased 0.03% to close at $31.26. Its volatility for the week is 3.06% while volatility for the month is 2.13%. CHSP’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 28.34%. Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP) monthly performance is -7.71%. On 30 April, Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP) reported its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. Adjusted Hotel EBITDA Margin: 20 basis point pro forma decrease to 24.7% for the 21-hotel portfolio over the same period in 2014.

On last trading day Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) moved up 0.48% to close at $8.46. Its volatility for the week is 5.33% while volatility for the month is 5.60%. INO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 2.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 14.20%. Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) monthly performance is -2.65%. On 30 April, Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 9,500,000 shares of common stock for a public offering price of $8.00 per share. The gross proceeds to Inovio from this offering are expected to be $76,000,000, before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses payable by the Company.

Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) shares increased 7.67% in last trading session and ended the day at $7.02. CLD Gross Margin is 17.40% and its return on assets is 3.60%. Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) quarterly performance is 1.89%. On 30 April, Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) announced results for the first quarter of 2015. First quarter 2015 Adjusted EBITDA of $39.4 million compared to $39.3 million for the first quarter of 2014

Why Making Dramatic Moves: Genocea Biosciences (NASDAQ:GNCA), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE:RAI), Sandstorm Gold (NYSEMKT:SAND)

On Tuesday shares of Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) closed at $11.86. Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has 3.00% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 73.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $40.65. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is gearing up to compete against Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s Chromebooks with the launch of two inexpensive notebook computers, before the end of the year.

On last trading day General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) decreased -1.23% to close at $24.81. Its volatility for the week is 1.12% while volatility for the month is 1.35%. GE’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 8.80%. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) monthly performance is -4.98%. A unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) will invest in a 96-megawatt solar power station in southwestern Japan developed by Pacifico Energy K.K.

Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE:RAI) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 46.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $68.91. Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE:RAI) has launched line extensions of the Camel cigarette brand and the Grizzly moist snuff brand.

On last trading day Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (NYSEMKT:SAND) moved down -0.30% to close at $3.28. Its volatility for the week is 6.33% while volatility for the month is 6.59%. Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (NYSEMKT:SAND) monthly performance is -3.53%. Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (NYSEMKT:SAND) announced it has acquired a 1 percent gross proceeds royalty over property in the Northwest Territories, including the Diavik Diamond mine operated by Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO).

Top Morning News: Genocea Biosciences (NASDAQ:GNCA), Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX), Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE:ELS)

Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) on 12 February 2015, reported recent corporate highlights and financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. Cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities as of December 31, 2014 were $47.1 million, compared to $52.2 million as of September 30, 2014. Genocea expects that these funds, along $w5ithmillion of additional borrowing capacity currently available under its term loan, will be sufficient to fund its operating expenses and capital requirements into the first quarter of 2016. Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) on 12 February 2015, reported recent corporate highlights and financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. On Monday shares of Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) closed at $9.64.

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) announced on Tuesday, Feb. 17, the terms of a settlement it reached with Johnson & Johnson regarding a breach in a merger agreement involving Guidant Corporation. Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) in last trading activity moved down -0.97% to close at $16.31. Company weekly performance is 8.88% while its quarterly performance stands at 24.60%. Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) is -2.39% away from its 52 week high.

It was reported on 17 February 2015, that Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM), Qualcomm Inc. and other companies accused of violating a Bluetooth patent have petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Federal Circuit ruling that vacated the patent licensor’s stipulation of noninfringement, saying the appeals court used a de novo review standard recently disallowed by the high court’s Teva ruling. On Monday shares of Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM) closed at $44.25. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 13.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.98%.

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)’s sponsorship of the underside of Barcelona soccer team jerseys hasn’t had much exposure since the deal was announced in late 2013 That’s partly because Nike Inc. is having technical difficulties mass producing the logo on replicas of the shirts worn by Lionel Messi and his teammates, a club official said by phone from Barcelona on 19 February 2015. On Monday shares of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) closed at $33.76. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 9.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.00%.

Equity Lifestyle Properties (NYSE:ELS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Citigroup Inc. in a note issued to investors on 18 February 2015. On last trading day Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (NYSE:ELS) increased 0.72% to close at $54.75. Its volatility for the week is 2.14% while volatility for the month is 2.15%. ELS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 21.30%. Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (NYSE:ELS) monthly performance is -2.86%.

Stocks in news: Sphere 3D Corporation (NASDAQ:ANY), Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD), Genocea Biosciences (NASDAQ:GNCA), CVR Energy (NYSE:CVI), Majesco Entertainment (NASDAQ:COOL)

Sphere 3D Corporation (NASDAQ:ANY) announced the availability of Glassware 2.0(R) for deployment in K-12 schools that are looking to deliver Windows application workspaces in support of a variety of devices — such as Android(R), Chromebook, iPad(R), OS X(R) and Windows RT(R) — and can work within an existing IT infrastructure or operate as a standalone solution. On Wednesday shares of Sphere 3D Corporation (NASDAQ:ANY) closed at $4.10.

British telecom giant Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) Thursday reported that its third-quarter group revenues climbed 13.5 percent from last year to 10.88 billion pounds. On an organic basis, revenues edged up 0.7 percent. The company said its performance remains in line with expectations. On Wednesday shares of Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD) closed at $35.75. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -1.30%.

Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA), announced that Chip Clark, president and chief executive officer, will present a company overview at the upcoming 2015 BIO CEO & Investor Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Monday, February 9, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. EST in New York, NY. On last trading day Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) fell -0.56% to close at $8.82. Its volatility for the week is 11.73% while volatility for the month is 7.00%. Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) monthly performance is 10.94%.

CVR Energy (NYSE:CVI) was upgraded by Zacks from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has a $40.00 target price on the stock. Zacks‘s price objective would indicate a potential downside of 0.65% from the company’s current price. CVR Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CVI) has 82.03% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 96.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $39.66.

On Jan 29, Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2014 ended October 31, 2014. For the fourth quarter ended October 31, 2014, Majesco’s net revenues were $6.3 million compared to $10.1 million in the same period a year ago. During the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, the Company reported an operating loss of $3.5 million, compared to an operating loss of $4.5 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013. On last trading day Majesco Entertainment Co. (NASDAQ:COOL) fell -4.32% to close at $1.33. Its volatility for the week is 20.89% while volatility for the month is 15.13%. COOL’s sales growth for past 5 years was -5.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -35.10%. Majesco Entertainment Co. (NASDAQ:COOL) monthly performance is 9.92%.

Stock in News: Genocea Biosciences (NASDAQ:GNCA), Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE), American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH), Heartland Financial (NASDAQ:HTLF), Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO)

Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA), announced that Chip Clark, president and chief executive officer, will present a company overview at the upcoming 2015 BIO CEO & Investor Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Monday, February 9, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. EST in New York, NY.On Monday shares of Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) closed at $9.36.

Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) said that it plans to cut dividends to the lowest level in eight years in an attempt to shore up cash amid spiraling commodity prices. The company has proposed to its board a $2 billion minimum dividend payment for 2015, down from $4.2 billion last year. The dividend, equivalent to $ 0.388095186 per share for both common and preferred shares outstanding, will be distributed in two equal tranches, on April 30 and October 30, 2015.Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) in last trading activity advanced 6.12% to close at $7.46. Company weekly performance is -0.13% while its quarterly performance stands at -24.80%. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) is -50.16% away from its 52 week high.

American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) (the “Company”), on 27 January announced the tax treatment of the Company’s 2014 distributions. For the tax year ended December 31, 2014, distributions for its Class A Common shares were classified as 100% return of capital for 2014 including distributions paid on January 10, 2014. The Company’s distributions for its 5.000% Series A participating preferred shares, 5.000% Series B participating preferred shares and 5.500% Series C Participating Preferred shares were classified as 100% ordinary income dividends. On last trading day American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) decreased -2.40% to close at $16.29. Its volatility for the week is 1.58% while volatility for the month is 1.38%. American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) monthly performance is -4.35%.

Heartland Financial USA Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) on 26 January reported net income available to common stockholders of $12.1 million for the quarter ended Dec. 31, up from $7.7 million the previous year. Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) has 2.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 37.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $28.46.

Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by research analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald in a report released on Friday. They currently have a $148.00 target price on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 18.20% from the stock’s previous close.On last trading day Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (NYSE:TMO) advanced 0.54% to close at $125.89. Its volatility for the week is 2.62% while volatility for the month is 2.09%. TMO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.30%. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (NYSE:TMO) monthly performance is 0.48%.

Biotech Bulls: Curis (NASDAQ:CRIS), CorMedix (NYSEMKT:CRMD), Theravance Biopharma (NASDAQ:TBPH), GenVec (NASDAQ:GNVC), Genocea Biosciences (NASDAQ:GNCA)

On 21st January Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS), and Aurigene Discovery Technologies Limited, announced that they have entered into an exclusive collaboration agreement focused on immuno-oncology and selected precision oncology targets. On Monday shares of Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS) closed at $1.95. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 12.30%.

CorMedix Inc. (NYSE MKT: CRMD), on 29 January announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated the company’s lead product candidate, Neutrolin® Catheter Lock Solution, as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) for oncology, hemodialysis and intensive care unit patients, where catheter-related blood stream infections and clotting can be life-threatening. CorMedix, Inc. (NYSEMKT:CRMD) in last trading activity increased 6.45% to close at $3.30. Company weekly performance is 47.98% while its quarterly performance stands at 80.33%. CorMedix, Inc. (NYSEMKT:CRMD) is -0.60% away from its 52 week high.

Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:TBPH) and Mylan Inc. announced that the two companies will partner on the development and, subject to FDA approval, commercialization of TD-4208, a novel investigational once-daily nebulized long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other respiratory diseases. On last trading day Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:TBPH) increased 6.96% to close at $17.37. Its volatility for the week is 7.29% while volatility for the month is 5.50%. Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:TBPH) monthly performance is 16.42%.

GenVec, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNVC) announced that its President and CEO, Douglas J. Swirsky, will present a corporate overview at the 17th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference at 1 p.m. EST on Monday, February 9, 2015 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. GenVec, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNVC) has 1.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 33.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $3.88.

Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNCA), announced that Chip Clark, president and chief executive officer, will present a company overview at the upcoming 2015 BIO CEO & Investor Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Monday, February 9, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. EST in New York, NY. On last trading day Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) advanced 9.09% to close at $9.36. Its volatility for the week is 10.72% while volatility for the month is 7.11%. Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) monthly performance is 33.71%.

Biotech Stocks Touched New Lows: Synta Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SNTA), Genocea Bioscience (NASDAQ:GNCA), RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ:RXII), 22nd Century (NYSEMKT: XXII), Theravance Inc. (NASDAQ:THRX)

Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:SNTA) has received a Neutral rating from research analysts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The company has been rated an average of 3 by 4 Wall Street Analysts. 2 analysts have added the counter in their list of strong buys. 2 market experts have a negative outlook and rated it as strong sell. On Tuesday shares of Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:SNTA) closed at $2.61.

On 7 January Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) reported that it has completed enrollment in its Phase 2 dose optimization clinical trial for GEN-003 for the treatment of genital herpes. The company expects to report top-line data from the immediate post-vaccination observation period in late Q2 2015. On Tuesday shares of Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCA) closed at $6.90.

RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ:RXII) Cauwenbergh Geert, President & CEO had purchased 2,500 shares on December 30, 2014. The total value of the transaction was $3,975. On last trading day RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ:RXII) decreased -13.82% to close at $1.06. Its volatility for the week is 19.05% while volatility for the month is 10.23%. RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ:RXII) monthly performance is -45.36%.

On 12 January 22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSEMKT: XXII) announced that the Company has established its “Trade Partners Program” to provide retailers and distributors the opportunity to receive shares of 22nd Century Group common stock as a rebate for purchases of RED SUN brand cigarettes. On last trading day 22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSEMKT: XXII) decreased -5.00% to close at $1.33. Its volatility for the week is 13.58% while volatility for the month is 8.52%. 22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSEMKT: XXII) monthly performance is -18.40%.

On 2 January Theravance Inc. (NASDAQ:THRX) announced through its U.S. operating subsidiary, Theravance Biopharma US, Inc., that stock options to purchase an aggregate of 114,500 of the Company’s ordinary shares were granted to seven new non-executive officer employees. Theravance Inc. (NASDAQ:THRX) has 2.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 82.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $11.81.