Morning Watch List: Ocata Therapeutics (NASDAQ:OCAT), Synageva BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ:GEVA), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Fresh Del Monte Produce (NYSE:FDP), M/I Homes (NYSE:MHO)

On Monday shares of Ocata Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCAT) closed at $6.42. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -32.20%. Ocata Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCAT) announced that Paul Wotton, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a company overview at the Jefferies 2015 Global Healthcare Conference on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. EDT in New York City.

Synageva BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ:GEVA) in last trading activity increased 0.60% to close at $212.77. Company weekly performance is -0.01% while its quarterly performance stands at 115.20%. Synageva BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ:GEVA) is -1.90% away from its 52 week high. Juan E. Monteverde, a partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP
, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of Synageva BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVA) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of the Company to Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Alexion”) (Nasdaq: ALXN) for approximately $8.4 billion in a cash and stock transaction. The deal gives Synageva shares a total value of $226; $115 of which will be paid in cash, while the remaining $111 will be paid for in Alexion stock.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has 0.19% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 31.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $532.30. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is looking to hire a graphic designer for a position it calls “Doodler.” That person will work with a team to create the image on Google’s homepage that changes almost daily, often to celebrate a holiday or highlight a historical event, CNN reports.

Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. (NYSE:FDP) has 27.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 68.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $38.72. Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. (NYSE:FDP) has engineered a pink pineapple that includes lycopene, an antioxidant compound that gives tomatoes their red color and may have a role in preventing cancer. USDA has approved importation of the pineapple, which would be grown only outside of the United States; it is pending FDA approval.

On last trading day M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE:MHO) increased 0.76% to close at $23.74. Its volatility for the week is 2.44% while volatility for the month is 3.23%. MHO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.30%. M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE:MHO) monthly performance is -1.21%.National homebuilder M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE:MHO) will have two move-in ready houses completed by the end of the month in the gated Riviera Bella community along the St. Johns River. The Capistrano has 2,092 square feet of living space with four bedrooms and three baths. It’s priced at $282,900.

Morning Buzz: Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Independence Contract Drilling (NYSE:ICD), Digirad Corporation (NASDAQ:DRAD), NCI (NASDAQ:NCIT), Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET)

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has 0.19% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 31.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $533.85. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) will launch buy buttons on its search-result pages in coming weeks, a controversial step by the company toward becoming an online marketplace rivaling those run by Amazon.com and eBay Inc.

Independence Contract Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:ICD) in last trading activity fell -1.25% to close at $7.90. Company weekly performance is 0.51% while its quarterly performance stands at 30.58%. Independence Contract Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:ICD) is -35.73% away from its 52 week high. Independence Contract Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:ICD) on 7 May, reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2015. Net income of $1.4 million, or $0.06 per share. Excluding non-operating items summarized below aggregating to income of $0.5 million, or $0.03 per share (net of tax), net income was $0.9 million or$0.03 per share.

On last trading day Digirad Corporation (NASDAQ:DRAD) increased 0.78% to close at $3.89. Its volatility for the week is 2.40% while volatility for the month is 3.56%. DRAD’s sales growth for past 5 years was -4.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 34.10%. Digirad Corporation (NASDAQ:DRAD) monthly performance is -16.42%. It was announced that Digirad Corporation (NASDAQ:DRAD) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 11, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 27, 2015.

NCI, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCIT) has 0.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 52.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $11.59. NCI, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCIT) announced on 13 May, that it was awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract valued at $51.9 million to support the National Supplier Clearinghouse (NSC) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The contract has a one-year base and four one-year option periods.

On last trading day Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET) fell -5.06% to close at $65.42. Its volatility for the week is 3.34% while volatility for the month is 2.87%. Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET) monthly performance is -0.38%. Arista Networks Inc. (NYSE:ANET), Santa Clara, Calif., cloud networking company, named Ita Brennan chief financial officer, effective on or before May 18, according to a regulatory filing.

Today’s Watch List: China Information Technology (NASDAQ:CNIT), Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), North American Energy Partners Inc. (NYSE:NOA), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)

On Thursday shares of China Information Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNIT) closed at $6.63. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -2.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 23.00%. China Information Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNIT) on 30 April, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Shenzhen Biznest Internet Software Co. Ltd. (Biznest), a cloud computing hardware and software company in China. As previously announced, the total consideration of the transaction is approximately $15 million, consisting of approximately $7.5 million to be paid in cash and 1,543,455 ordinary shares to be issued by the Company.

On last trading day The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) moved up 1.01% to close at $51.24. Its volatility for the week is 1.20% while volatility for the month is 1.54%. DOW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 68.70%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) monthly performance is 2.26%. Dow Microbial Control, a division of Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) said it has joined the Bluesign system, a network of leading companies serving textile and apparel markets around the world.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has 0.19% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 31.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $538.40. Gmail app users on Android smartphones will see a few enhancements to the Gmail app over the next few days. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has added some new awe-inspiring features in its Gmail app for Android.

North American Energy Partners Inc. (NYSE:NOA) has institutional ownership stands at 71.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $2.85. Zacks downgraded shares of North American Energy Partners Inc. (NYSE:NOA) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on 11 May.

On last trading day Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) decreased -0.91% to close at $15.27. Its volatility for the week is 1.38% while volatility for the month is 1.45%. F’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -1.40%. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) monthly performance is -4.08%. DTE Energy Inc. has partnered with Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) and a Michigan farm to construct and run the two biggest solar arrays in the state, including a 1-megawatt project at Ford’s Dearborn headquarters, DTE said Thursday.

Why Making Dramatic Moves: Trevena (NASDAQ:TRVN), The LGL Group (NYSEMKT:LGL), CHC Group (NYSE:HELI), The Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG)

On Wednesday shares of Trevena, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRVN) closed at $6.75. Trevena Inc. (NASDAQ:TRVN) on 7 May, reported a loss of $12.9 million in its first quarter. The King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania-based company said it had a loss of 33 cents per share. The biopharmaceutical company posted revenue of $625,000 in the period.

The LGL Group, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LGL) in last trading activity advanced 10.40% to close at $5.20. Company weekly performance is 9.01% while its quarterly performance stands at 33.33%. The LGL Group, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LGL) is -1.52% away from its 52 week high. The LGL Group, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LGL) announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. Revenues of $5.4 million, a decrease of 11.9% compared to Q1 2014, Net loss of ($0.2) million, or ($0.07) per share, improved 78.0% vs. Q1 2014, Adjusted EBITDA of $0.1 million, or $0.03 per share, improved 114.3% vs. Q1 2014, Gross margin of 33.3%, improved 7.3 percentage points vs. Q1 2014.

On last trading day CHC Group Ltd. (NYSE:HELI) advanced 9.70% to close at $1.81. Its volatility for the week is 14.31% while volatility for the month is 10.22%. 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 56.03%. Zacks downgraded shares of CHC Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:HELI) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on 4 May.

On last trading day The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) decreased -0.43% to close at $50.73. Its volatility for the week is 1.21% while volatility for the month is 1.64%. DOW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 68.70%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) monthly performance is 3.89%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) on 6 May announced that it has closed the acquisition of ExxonMobil Chemical’s 50% stake in their common Univation Technologies joint venture.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has 0.19% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 31.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $529.62. Google has added the ability to insert a picture from your camera roll, or even take a new photo and insert it into a Google Doc or Google Slides presentation from your phone or tablet.

Best Stocks: Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD), Navios Maritime Midstream Partners(NYSE:NAP), CH Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ:CHRW), The Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG)

On Tuesday shares of Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) closed at $4.00. Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to the Company’s partner Merck (NYSE: MRK) KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, for the development of evofosfamide (previously known as TH-302), administered in combination with gemcitabine, for the treatment of previously untreated patients with metastatic or locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer.

Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:NAP) in last trading activity advanced 4.39% to close at $17.61. Company weekly performance is 8.50% while its quarterly performance stands at 26.69%. Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:NAP) is 0.97% away from its 52 week high. On 1 May, Fledgling VLCC owner Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:NAP) reported revenue for the first three months of this year increased by $1 mill to $16.7 mill, compared to $15.7 mill for the same period in 2014. Daily TCE was $45,898 for 1Q15, compared to $43,101 for 1Q14. EBITDA increased by $0.9 mill to $12.6 mill for 1Q15, compared to $11.7 mill for the same period in 2014. The increase was due to a $1 mill increase in revenue and a $0.2 mill decrease in management fees.

On last trading day CH Robinson Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) moved down -0.43% to close at $64.99. Its volatility for the week is 1.61% while volatility for the month is 1.78%. 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 -7.65%. Susquehanna restated their neutral rating on shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ:CHRW) in a report released on 4 May.

On last trading day The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) moved down -1.83% to close at $50.95. Its volatility for the week is 1.52% while volatility for the month is 1.64%. DOW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 68.70%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) monthly performance is 5.55%. Dow Microbial Control, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) has officially joined the bluesign® system, a network of leading companies serving textile and apparel markets around the world. Chemical manufacturers who are partners in the bluesign system, which also includes textile and apparel manufacturers and brands, agree to improve performance in five areas of their production processes: air emissions, consumer safety, occupational health and safety, resource productivity and water emissions.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has 0.19% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 31.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $529.04. Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) plans to set up its biggest development centre outside the US in Hyderabad, with an outlay of ₹1,000 crore.

Shining on Major News: Upland Software (NASDAQ:UPLD), Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL)

On Monday shares of Upland Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPLD) closed at $6.63. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%. Upland Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPLD), announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter of 2015 on Thursday, May 14, 2015 after the market closes.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) in last trading activity advanced 1.39% to close at $46.81. Company weekly performance is 3.57% while its quarterly performance stands at 5.74%. Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) is -7.95% away from its 52 week high. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued their overweight rating on shares of Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) in a research note released on Saturday morning. They currently have a $71.50 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $80.50.

On Monday shares of Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) closed at $99.31. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.80%. Water and air filter maker Pall Corp (NYSE:PLL) is in the final stages of an auction that could value the company at more than $10 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) in last trading activity decreased -0.47% to close at $535.70. Company weekly performance is -0.94% while its quarterly performance stands at 1.49%. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is -52.11% away from its 52 week high. Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) said its self-driving vehicles were involved in 11 minor accidents in the past six years that they have test-driven. However, the vehicles were not to blame for the incidents that included light damage and no injuries, the company added.

On last trading day Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) increased 0.45% to close at $71.63. Its volatility for the week is 2.96% while volatility for the month is 3.87%. MYL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 52.70%. Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) monthly performance is 1.98%. Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) has been unwilling to sell itself to rival Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries. But Reuters reported that Mylan Executive Chairman Robert Coury told investors that he would consider buying Teva down the road.

Morning Watch List: Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA), Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ), The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), the Rubicon Project (NYSE:RUBI), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG)

On Monday shares of Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) closed at $13.87. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -6.30%. On 4 May, Encana Corp. (NYSE:ECA) has sold Wind River Basin acreage in Wyoming to private equity investors for an undisclosed amount. Aethon Energy Management LLC and RedBird Capital Partners LLC acquired the Moneta Divide assets, encompassing about 188,000 net acres, from Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc.

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) in last trading activity fell -0.28% to close at $39.33. Company weekly performance is 1.84% while its quarterly performance stands at 10.61%. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) is -42.94% away from its 52 week high. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) announced on 7 May, the rollout of a global partnership with ChannelSight that will maximize e-commerce sales opportunities across its digital media touch points such as brands’ product pages, social media, video advertising and CRM campaigns. Over the coming months, Mondelez International will continue to add “Buy Now” buttons to owned, earned and paid media platforms across 25 markets, linking to over 130 retailers’ websites, to make it easy for consumers to both find and buy Mondelez International products online.

On last trading day The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) increased 0.10% to close at $51.90. Its volatility for the week is 1.68% while volatility for the month is 1.61%. DOW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 68.70%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) monthly performance is 7.25%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) on 6 May announced that it has closed the acquisition of ExxonMobil Chemical’s 50% stake in their common Univation Technologies joint venture. The two companies had agreed on the sale in October last year (see Plasteurope.com of 08.10.2014). Financial details were not disclosed.

the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) has 8.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 51.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $17.06. The Rubicon Project Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) on 5 May, reported a loss of $5 million in its first quarter but its adjusted results topped Wall Street estimates. Its outlook for second-quarter earnings per share, however, fell below Wall Street expectations and its stock dipped in after-hours trading. On a per-share basis, the Los Angeles-based company said it had a loss of 14 cents in the first quarter. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 2 cents per share.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has 0.19% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 31.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $535.70. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s self-driving cars have been involved in 11 accidents, but have not been the cause of any, over the last six years since the project began, the program’s director said on Monday, May 11, according to Reuters. A team of drivers that is testing the fleet of more than 20 vehicles have driven 1.7 million miles so far.

Stocks in Focus: The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), Ocular Therapeutix (NASDAQ:OCUL), Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM), Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), Universal Display (NASDAQ:OLED)

On Friday shares of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) closed at $51.85. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 8.59%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) recently closed on its purchase of ExxonMobil Chemical Co.’s ownership share of Univation Technologies, LLC, which was previously a 50/50 joint venture with Dow.

Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCUL) in last trading activity advanced 0.32% to close at $22.04. Company weekly performance is 0.27% while its quarterly performance stands at -28.49%. Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCUL) is -50.12% away from its 52 week high. Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCUL) on 6 May announced that it will report first quarter 2015 financial results on Friday, May 15, 2015.

On last trading day Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) advanced 0.62% to close at $56.50. Its volatility for the week is 2.19% while volatility for the month is 2.23%. COLM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 14.40%. Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) monthly performance is -7.80%. It was reported on 5 May, Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM)’s exclusive Indian distributor, Chogori India Retail, continues to establish the Columbia brand in India with the opening of 6 new stores. While, Columbia already has their stores in Delhi and Bangalore, the brand has expanded its presence in tier 2 cities such as Pune, Chandigarh and Kochi.

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has 0.19% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 31.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $538.22. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has recognized the flourishing start-up state and persistent smartphone use across South Korea as the major reason for choosing Seoul for this center, after having built similar centers in London and Tel Aviv.

On last trading day Universal Display Corp. (NASDAQ:OLED) advanced 10.58% to close at $49.98. Its volatility for the week is 4.59% while volatility for the month is 3.35%. OLED’s sales growth for past 5 years was 64.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 29.30%. Universal Display Corp. (NASDAQ:OLED) monthly performance is 5.40%. Universal Display Corp. (NASDAQ:OLED) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $1.3 million. The Ewing, New Jersey-based company said it had net income of 3 cents per share. The organic light-emitting diode technology company posted revenue of $31.2 million in the period.

Morning Alert: Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS), Genetic Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:GENE), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Universal Stainless & Alloy Products (NASDAQ:USAP), Ford Motor (NYSE:F)

On Thursday shares of Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS) closed at $13.01. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 39.60%. Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS) reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015, including a summary of recent corporate highlights. Company recognized revenue of $4.2 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, compared to $1.6 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. Revenue for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 included a $2.5 million pre-clinical milestone upon AstraZeneca’s selection of RG-125(AZD4076) as a clinical candidate.

Genetic Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:GENE) in last trading activity decreased -2.51% to close at $4.27. Company weekly performance is -3.39% while its quarterly performance stands at 14.17%. Genetic Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:GENE) is -61.18% away from its 52 week high. Genetic Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:GENE) reported that the second of two Nasdaq deficiencies, previously notified to the market, has been successfully remediated.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has 0.19% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 31.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $530.70. Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) opened its first Asian campus for start-ups and entrepreneurs in South Korea on Friday as part of efforts to provide more business opportunities for them.

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc. (NASDAQ:USAP) has 1.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 97.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $20.21. On 30 April, Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc. (NASDAQ:USAP) reported a first-quarter profit of $125,000, or 2 cents per share, vs. a loss of $499,000, or 7 cents per share, in the year-ago quarter. The Bridgeville specialty steel producer said sales increased 20 percent to $56 million.

On last trading day Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) moved up 0.19% to close at $15.51. Its volatility for the week is 1.75% while volatility for the month is 1.35%. F’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -1.40%. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) monthly performance is -2.03%. On 5 May, Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has replaced the plant manager, human resources officials and labor relations officials at its Chicago Assembly Plant after a federal investigator found evidence to support allegations of rampant sexual harassment and racial discrimination against dozens of female employees there.

Stocks in Focus: Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR), ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC), Repros Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RPRX)

On Thursday shares of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) closed at $530.70. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.90%. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) opened its first Asian campus for start-ups and entrepreneurs in South Korea on Friday as part of efforts to provide more business opportunities for them. With the size of 2,000 square meters, the Seoul Campus in the posh Gangnam district in the southern part of the capital can accommodate eight firms, boasting various facilities from meeting rooms to lactation rooms for female entrepreneurs breastfeeding.

Vertex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:VTNR) in last trading activity moved down -0.40% to close at $2.51. Company weekly performance is 16.20% while its quarterly performance stands at -28.29%. Vertex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:VTNR) is -77.69% away from its 52 week high. Vertex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:VTNR) announced that it will file its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, after the market closes on Monday, May 18, 2015. Management will host a conference call to discuss the financial results the next morning, Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. EDT.
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) in last trading activity fell -0.91% to close at $66.62. Company weekly performance is -1.91% while its quarterly performance stands at -0.33%. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) is -21.91% away from its 52 week high. Phillips 66 and ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)are paying California $11.5 million to settle complaints that the companies violated state laws governing the proper operation and maintenance of underground storage tanks used to store gasoline for retail sale.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) has 1.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 89.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $43.29. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) continues to ride on the organic growth track, backed by new consultancy contracts from KPMG and Huntsman Corp. The company claimed that it is a part of the consortium guided by KPMG for providing technical advice related to a new rail project and would also help in expanding Huntsmans’ Jurong Island polyetheramine facility.

On last trading day Repros Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RPRX) moved down -0.93% to close at $7.44. Its volatility for the week is 5.15% while volatility for the month is 4.93%. RPRX’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 26.00%. Repros Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RPRX) monthly performance is -12.47%. Repros Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:RPRX)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by Zacks
in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday.