Top Stories: Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS), Calithera Biosciences (NASDAQ:CALA), Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM), Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG)

On Tuesday shares of Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) closed at $4.49. Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Revenue for the first quarter of 2015 was $7.7 million, reflecting an increase in INTERCEPT disposable kit demand of 17% and a 2% decrease in reported revenue from the first quarter of 2014.

Calithera Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALA) in last trading activity moved down -3.65% to close at $9.50. Company weekly performance is -14.07% while its quarterly performance stands at -51.75%. Calithera Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALA) is -71.62% away from its 52 week high. Zacks upgraded shares of Calithera Biosciences (NASDAQ:CALA) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning.

On last trading day Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM) moved down -1.79% to close at $137.55. Its volatility for the week is 1.22% while volatility for the month is 0.74%. TM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 43.70%. Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM) monthly performance is -2.20%. On May 01, Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM) Sales (TMS), U.S.A., reported April 2015 sales of 203,329 units, an increase of 1.8 percent from April 2014 on a volume basis. With the same amount of selling days in April 2015 and April 2014, sales were up 1.8 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.

On Tuesday shares of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) closed at $57.98. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 14.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 17.00%. Cable television giant Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) announced a new, multi-year plan to reinvent the customer experience. It plans to create more than 5,500 customer service jobs over the next few years and set a goal to always be on time for customer appointments by third-quarter of 2015.

IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) in last trading activity remains unchanged to close at $2.28. Company quarterly performance stands at -10.59%. IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) is -46.60% away from its 52 week high. IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) reports its financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Revenues from continuing operations for the first quarter 2015 were $244.7 million, up 13% from the same prior year period.

Momentum Stocks: IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG), Seadrill Partners LLC (NYSE:SDLP), SORL Auto Parts (NASDAQ:SORL), Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA), Arena Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ARNA)

On last trading day IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) advanced 1.79% to close at $2.28. Its volatility for the week is 4.65% while volatility for the month is 4.61%. IAG’s sales growth for past 5 years was 2.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -42.10%. IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) monthly performance is 15.15%. On 26 April, IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) reported with deep regrets that a member of the Company’s Exploration team in Mali has passed away from injuries sustained in an accident, after the vehicle in which he was travelling, according to preliminary reports, hit a tree after leaving the road.

On last trading day Seadrill Partners LLC (NYSE:SDLP) moved down -0.26% to close at $15.62. Its volatility for the week is 5.43% while volatility for the month is 3.97%. SDLP’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 183.26%. Seadrill Partners LLC (NYSE:SDLP) monthly performance is 23.87%. Seadrill Partners LLC (NYSE:SDLP) partners board of directors has declared a quarterly cash distribution with respect to quarter ended March 31, 2015 of $0.5675 per unit, in line with the Q4 distribution. This cash distribution will be paid on or about May 14, 2015 to all unitholders of record as of the close of business on May 7, 2015.

On last trading day SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (NASDAQ:SORL) moved down -4.83% to close at $3.35. Its volatility for the week is 5.84% while volatility for the month is 5.89%. SORL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -1.60%. SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (NASDAQ:SORL) monthly performance is -7.97%. TheStreet upgraded shares of Sorl Auto Parts Inc. (NASDAQ:SORL) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on 27 April.

On Monday shares of Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) closed at $2.49. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 41.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 30.00%. On 27 April, Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA) has entered into retention agreements with two of its executives, after the gaming company’s chief executive and operating chief resigned in recent weeks.

Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) in last trading activity decreased -0.69% to close at $4.31. Company weekly performance is 2.13% while its quarterly performance stands at -1.37%. Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) is -40.30% away from its 52 week high. Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) on April 29, 2015, released favorable results from a Phase 1 single-ascending dose clinical trial of APD371, a highly selective and potent agonist of the cannabinoid 2 (CB2) receptor currently in development for the treatment of pain and potentially fibrotic diseases. The randomized, double-blind and placebo-controlled Phase 1 clinical trial enrolled 56 healthy adults to evaluate the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of single-ascending doses of APD371.

What’s Hot Today: MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), TheStreet (NASDAQ:TST), IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG), AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV), Globus Maritime Limited (NASDAQ:GLBS)

On Wednesday shares of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) closed at $21.11. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%. The chief executive officer of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) said a casino in northern New Jersey could generate revenue to help struggling Atlantic City, and he would be interested in building it.

TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:TST) in last trading activity fell -1.11% to close at $1.78. Company weekly performance is -1.66% while its quarterly performance stands at -13.31%. TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:TST) is -31.05% away from its 52 week high. RateWatch
, a premier banking data and analytics service owned by TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST) reported that national averages for CD rates of all durations this week remained unchanged as the Federal Reserve continued to keep the short-term federal funds rate at a range of zero to 0.25% since late 2008.

IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) in last trading activity moved up 3.07% to close at $2.35. Company weekly performance is 11.90% while its quarterly performance stands at -11.32%. IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) is -44.96% away from its 52 week high. IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) will release its first quarter 2015 financial results after market hours on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015.

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 73.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $65.63. It was reported on 23 April, that AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)’s CEO has a plan in case the drug maker’s biggest product starts to suffer when cheaper versions come to market: Cut. Chief Executive Officer Richard Gonzalez promised investors Thursday that he would do what it takes to preserve profits at the drug maker, even in a “disaster scenario.” Humira, a rheumatoid arthritis injection, made up 62 percent of the company’s first-quarter sales, and new drugs to diversify are selling slowly.

On last trading day Globus Maritime Limited (NASDAQ:GLBS) fell -1.23% to close at $1.61. Its volatility for the week is 17.58% while volatility for the month is 8.89%. GLBS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -21.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -38.50%. Globus Maritime Limited (NASDAQ:GLBS) monthly performance is 28.80%. Globus Maritime Limited (NASDAQ: GLBS) on 27 April, reported its unaudited consolidated operating and financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. During the three month period ended December 31, 2014 and 2013 our Revenue reached $5.5 million and $7.5 million respectively. The 27% decrease in Revenue was mainly attributed to the decrease in the average time charter rates achieved by our vessels during the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013.

Stocks in News: IGI, Laboratories (NYSEMKT:IG), IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG), Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY), UTi Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:UTIW)

On Wednesday shares of IGI, Laboratories, Inc. (NYSEMKT:IG) closed at $5.20. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 54.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 31.31%. IGI Laboratories, Inc. (NYSEMKT:IG) announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Total net revenues generated from the sale of IGI label generic topical pharmaceutical products for the three months ended March 31, 2015 and 2014 of $8.1 million, and $2.9 million, respectively

IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) in last trading activity increased 3.07% to close at $2.35. Company weekly performance is 11.90% while its quarterly performance stands at -11.32%. IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) is -44.96% away from its 52 week high. On April 26, IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) reports with deep regrets that a member of the Company’s Exploration team in Mali has passed away from injuries sustained in an accident, after the vehicle in which he was travelling, according to preliminary reports, hit a tree after leaving the road. The immediate thoughts of management are with the family, friends and co-workers of our colleague. The Company has notified the individual’s family and is offering assistance and support to the individual’s family and colleagues on the Exploration team in Mali.

On Wednesday shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) closed at $77.88. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.68%. Walmart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) says it will expand by more than 25% in China and renovate existing stores in a bid to reverse sales declines after a series of food scares and accounting missteps. It plans to add 115 stores and spend $60m renovating 50 of the more than 400 it has in China. The new stores will create 30,000 jobs, according to a statement from Walmart.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) in last trading activity fell -1.01% to close at $58.88. Company weekly performance is 3.75% while its quarterly performance stands at 9.36%. eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) is -3.36% away from its 52 week high. EBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY)’s efforts to diversify its workforce improved the company’s gender and ethnic makeup by 1 percentage point since figures were last reported in July 2014. The online marketplace’s global employee roster remains largely white (60%, down from 61% last summer) and male (57%, from 58%).

On last trading day UTi Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:UTIW) moved down -1.21% to close at $9.01. Its volatility for the week is 2.47% while volatility for the month is 3.11%. UTIW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -47.50%. UTi Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:UTIW) monthly performance is -28.15%. On April 21, it was reported that, UTi Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:UTIW) has appointed new leaders for two of UTi’s 16 freight forwarding area teams. Raymond Lee – UTi Greater China Freight Forwarding Area Leader ; David Buss – UTi North America Freight Forwarding Area Leader.

Top Wall Street Stories: DARA BioSciences, Inc (NASDAQ:DARA), American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG), Celadon Group Inc. (NYSE:CGI), ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT)

On Tuesday shares of DARA BioSciences, Inc (NASDAQ:DARA) closed at $0.84. HC Wainright assumed coverage on shares of DARA Biosciences (NASDAQ:DARA) in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The firm issued a buy rating and a $2.00 price target on the stock.

American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) in last trading activity remains unchanged to close at $77.49. Company weekly performance is 0.27% while its quarterly performance stands at -5.64%. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) is -18.51% away from its 52 week high. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) is offering up to £15 cash back as a statement credit when a person spend on an Amex card at certain retailers between now and 28th June.

On Tuesday shares of IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) closed at $2.28. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 2.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 3.00%. On 26 April, IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) reported with deep regrets that a member of the Company’s Exploration team in Mali has passed away from injuries sustained in an accident, after the vehicle in which he was travelling, according to preliminary reports, hit a tree after leaving the road.

Celadon Group Inc. (NYSE:CGI) has 5.00% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 93.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $25.74. On 21 April, Indianapolis-based Celadon Group Inc. (NYSE:CGI) has announced a restructuring of its upper-management team. The trucking company has named Danny Williams chief operating officer for its Quality Companies division and promoted four executives to newly created division president positions.

On last trading day ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) advanced 1.63% to close at $63.06. Its volatility for the week is 1.96% while volatility for the month is 1.62%. VSAT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -16.80%. ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) monthly performance is 6.52%. On 17 April, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) has won a $12.3 million contract with the Navy to repair the Multifunctional Information Distribution Systems used on various aircraft platforms.

Today’s Hot List: United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ:UTHR), Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TTPH), Silver Spring Networks (NYSE:SSNI), IAMGOLD (NYSE:IAG), FMC Technologies (NYSE:FTI)

On Monday shares of United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ:UTHR) closed at $172.22. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 29.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 17.45%. United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ:UTHR) carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).

Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTPH) in last trading activity fell -5.72% to close at $37.74. Company weekly performance is -4.58% while its quarterly performance stands at 3.65%. Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTPH) is -15.29% away from its 52 week high. Tetraphase Pharma (NASDAQ: TTPH) announced the first detailed results from phase 3 clinical trials of its lead drug candidate, eravacycline, in development to treat complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI) and complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI). These results are being presented at the 25th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), was scheduled on April 25-28 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

On last trading day Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE:SSNI) fell -0.19% to close at $10.24. Its volatility for the week is 3.21% while volatility for the month is 3.13%. SSNI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 125.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 46.60%. Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE:SSNI) monthly performance is 9.99%. On 16 April, Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE:SSNI) has once again been selected to lead a smart city initiative and this time it’s heading to Paris, France. Silver Spring has expanded its relationship with EVESA, the agency responsible for managing the street lights and traffic control systems in Paris, to deploy a citywide canopy of networks to connect above-ground and subterranean cabinet-based controllers for the city’s street and traffic lights. The project will cover popular and iconic neighborhoods such as the Louvre, Hotel-de-Ville, Palais-Bourbon, Elysee, the Bourse, and remaining arrondissements.

On Monday shares of IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) closed at $2.21. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 2.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 3.00%. IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) reported with deep regrets that a member of the Company’s Exploration team in Mali has passed away from injuries sustained in an accident, after the vehicle in which he was travelling, according to preliminary reports, hit a tree after leaving the road.

On last trading day FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) advanced 2.10% to close at $40.85. Its volatility for the week is 5.02% while volatility for the month is 3.19%. FTI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.40%. FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) monthly performance is 8.10%. On 22 April, FMC Technologies Inc. (NYSE:FTI) has reported a 7% drop in 1Q15 revenue to US$1.7 billion, compared to the prior-year quarter. Total inbound orders stood at US$969 million and included US$552 million in Subsea Technologies orders.

Worth Watching Stocks: IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG), Albany Molecular Research Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRI), Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY), Frank’s International (NYSE:FI), Molson Coors Brewing (NYSE:TAP)

On Monday shares of IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) closed at $2.21. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 2.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 3.00%. IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) reported with deep regrets that a member of the Company’s Exploration team in Mali has passed away from injuries sustained in an accident, after the vehicle in which he was travelling, according to preliminary reports, hit a tree after leaving the road.

Albany Molecular Research Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRI) in last trading activity moved down -0.47% to close at $18.99. Company weekly performance is 1.23% while its quarterly performance stands at 15.16%. Albany Molecular Research Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRI) is -20.71% away from its 52 week high. Albany Molecular Research Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRI) will close a manufacturing facility in the United Kingdom by the end of 2015.

On last trading day Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) moved down -0.20% to close at $10.23. Its volatility for the week is 0.55% while volatility for the month is 0.85%. NLY’s EPS growth for past 5 years was -17.80%. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) monthly performance is -2.76%. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) announced that it will release its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 after the market close on Wednesday, May 6, 2015.

Frank’s International N.V. (NYSE:FI) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 22.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $18.91. Frank’s International N.V. (NYSE:FI) declared that it will host a conference call to talk about first quarter 2015 results on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Time). The Company will release its first quarter 2015 earnings release preceding to the conference call.

On last trading day Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP) moved down -0.71% to close at $74.60. Its volatility for the week is 1.17% while volatility for the month is 1.63%. TAP’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -6.80%. Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP) monthly performance is 3.34%. Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP) has announced on 23 April, that its wholly owned subsidiary, Coors Brewing Company d/b/a Molson Coors International (MCI), has acquired Mount Shivalik Breweries (MSBL). As part of the transaction, MCI acquired MSBL’s entire brand portfolio, including the leading strong beer brand, Thunderbolt, and assumes direct control over brewing operations in Haryana and Punjab, as well as distribution for Thunderbolt in Bihar.

Big Movers: MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY), IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG), RMG Networks Holding (NASDAQ:RMGN), Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD)

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 71.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $22.00. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), the company building an $800-million-resort casino in Springfield’s South End, stated Mon. in that a hedge fund’s proposed changes to the best way MGM does business are confined and short-sighted. The 32-page report, issued Mon. on MGM’s investor relations web site, makes just one reference to MGM Springfield.

Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) in last trading activity decreased -2.05% to close at $35.39. Company weekly performance is -2.93% while its quarterly performance stands at 2.92%. Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) is -14.62% away from its 52 week high. Best Buy Co (NYSE:BBY) was upgraded by investment analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Monday.

On last trading day IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) fell -1.40% to close at $2.12. Its volatility for the week is 4.66% while volatility for the month is 4.88%. IAG’s sales growth for past 5 years was 2.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -42.10%. IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) monthly performance is 1.44%. IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) will release its first quarter 2015 financial results after market hours on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015.

RMG Networks Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:RMGN) has 51.95% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 38.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $1.61. On 16 April, RMG Networks Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:RMGN) announced the introduction of its new Labor Productivity Improvement solution for supply chain warehouses and distribution centers that is designed to improve supply chain efficiency by up to 20 percent.

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) in last trading activity decreased -1.44% to close at $103.69. Company weekly performance is 2.28% while its quarterly performance stands at -1.75%. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) is -11.24% away from its 52 week high. Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) announced results from two studies evaluating the safety and efficacy of investigational uses of sofosbuvir-based regimens in chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected patients with genotypes 2, 3, 4 and 5. Results from the BOSON study of Sovaldi® (sofosbuvir 400 mg) in combination with ribavirin (RBV) or with pegylated interferon (PEG)/RBV demonstrated high cure rates across all patients with genotypes 2 and 3.

Investors Are Watching: Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA), IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME), Intercontinental Hotels Group plc (NYSE:IHG)

On Thursday shares of Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) closed at $9.61. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 66.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 41.40%. Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) reported the results of a series of preclinical studies on its investigational tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI), brigatinib (AP26113) at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2015. Brigatinib is in development for the treatment of patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase positive (ALK+) metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), who are resistant to crizotinib.

On Thursday shares of IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) closed at $2.15. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 2.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 3.00%. IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) will release its first quarter 2015 financial results after market hours on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015.

EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) in last trading activity decreased -1.99% to close at $26.59. Company weekly performance is 2.07% while its quarterly performance stands at -6.40%. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) is -13.28% away from its 52 week high. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) reported last quarter earnings. Company announced earnings per share of $0.22 against a consensus Street estimate of $0.25, missing estimate by $0.03. This corresponds to a decrease of $0.25 compared to the same quarter of the previous fiscal year.

On last trading day CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) decreased -0.40% to close at $90.31. Its volatility for the week is 1.48% while volatility for the month is 1.51%. CME’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 6.20%. CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) monthly performance is -7.22%. CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) on Wednesday denied allegations that the futures markets, which prosecutors are accusing a London-based trader of having illegally manipulated, caused the May 2010 Wall Street “flash crash.”

On last trading day Intercontinental Hotels Group plc (NYSE:IHG) decreased -0.58% to close at $42.57. Its volatility for the week is 1.37% while volatility for the month is 1.20%. IHG’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.70%. Intercontinental Hotels Group plc (NYSE:IHG) monthly performance is 9.21%. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (ADR) (NYSE:IHG) announced exciting new enhancements to its award winning loyalty program, IHG Rewards Club, focused on building more personalized relationships with its 84 million members worldwide.

Morning Buzz: VIVUS Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS), SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL), KB Home (NYSE:KBH), Norcraft Companies (NYSE:NCFT), IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG)

On Thursday shares of VIVUS Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) closed at $2.42. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 29.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 6.70%. VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey against Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA) in response to an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) filed by the latter for the generic version of VIVUS’ obesity product Qsymia capsules CIV.

SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) in last trading activity fell -2.62% to close at $12.26. Company weekly performance is 14.37% while its quarterly performance stands at 28.24%. SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) is -68.85% away from its 52 week high. Deutsche Bank reiterated their hold rating on shares of Seadrill (NYSE:SDRL) in a research report released on 13 April. Deutsche Bank currently has a $14.00 price objective on the stock.

On last trading day KB Home (NYSE:KBH) fell -2.60% to close at $15.72. Its volatility for the week is 2.05% while volatility for the month is 2.80%. KBH’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 55.00%. KB Home (NYSE:KBH) monthly performance is 16.01%. KB Home (NYSE:KBH) announced it has purchased 57 acres along the Highway 16 corridor for a new community called The Ridge at Bandera, where the builder plans to construct 128 new homes in the foothills of the Texas Hill Country. Development is scheduled to begin this summer, with an official grand opening anticipated in early 2016.

Norcraft Companies, Inc. (NYSE:NCFT) has 57.56% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 98.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $25.75. On 13 April, Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE: FBHS) has signed an agreement to acquire Norcraft Companies, Inc., a leading, publicly-owned manufacturer of kitchen and bathroom cabinetry. “The combination of the two best cabinet businesses in North America is exciting,” said Chris Klein, chief executive officer, Fortune Brands. “Norcraft has proven capabilities and great relationships in the dealer channel with strong operating management throughout their business.”

On Thursday shares of IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) closed at $2.12. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 2.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 3.00%. IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) will release its first quarter 2015 financial results after market hours on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015.