Stocks in Focus: PCTEL (NASDAQ:PCTI), Ply Gem Holdings, Inc (NYSE:PGEM), The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)

On Monday shares of PCTEL, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCTI) closed at $8.24. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 13.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%. PCTEL, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCTI), announced that Marty Singer, PCTEL’s Chairman and CEO, will present at Baird’s 2015 Growth Stock Conference held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago.

On last trading day Ply Gem Holdings, Inc (NYSE:PGEM) moved down -0.51% to close at $13.77. Its volatility for the week is 2.94% while volatility for the month is 2.91%. PGEM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.30%. Ply Gem Holdings, Inc (NYSE:PGEM) monthly performance is 2.08%. On Saturday, May 9, Ply Gem will auction off NEW Simonton windows and patio doors to support the American Cancer Society.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 63.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $111.03. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has adjusted the time of our second quarter 2015 earnings release and conference call. We will now release our financial results on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at approximately 8:00 a.m. EDT / 5:00 a.m. PDT, and our conference call will be held at 9:30 a.m. EDT / 6:30 a.m. PDT via live audio webcast. The auction, which is completely open to the public, will begin at 11 a.m. at the Simonton Windows manufacturing plant on Route 50 in Ellenboro, West Virginia. Hundreds of Simonton windows and patio doors will be available for sale.

On Monday shares of iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) closed at $47.68. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 45.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 13.83%. IGATE Corporation ( “NASDAQ:IGTE), announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Revenues were $322.0 million, increased 6.6% compared to $302.2 million in the first quarter of 2014; 9.3% on a constant currency basis.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) in last trading activity increased 0.54% to close at $540.78. Company weekly performance is -2.63% while its quarterly performance stands at 2.33%. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is -9.82% away from its 52 week high. Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) said that it acquired the startup Timeful Inc., which developed an app for Apple’s iOS mobile operating system that uses machine learning and data analysis, along with behavioral economic theory, to customize people’s digital calendars. Financial details haven’t been revealed.

Stay on: SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), Acceleron Pharma (NASDAQ:XLRN), Telefonica S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:TEF), iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE)

SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) reported Adjusted EBITDA, pro forma for divestitures and net of noncontrolling interest, was $224 million in the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to $190 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, 18% year-over-year growth. On Thursday shares of SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) closed at $1.89. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 30.90%.

Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE: VZ) announced the early tender results of its previously announced seven separate private offers to exchange specified series of debt securities issued by Verizon and by GTE Corporation for new debt securities to be issued by Verizon and, in the case of the 6.94% debentures due 2028 of GTE Corporation cash, each in accordance with the terms of the Exchange Offers. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) in last trading activity increased 0.35% to close at $49.37. Company weekly performance is 0.94% while its quarterly performance stands at 0.92%. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) is -5.86% away from its 52 week high.

Acceleron Pharma Inc. (XLRN), announced that the company will host a conference call and live audio webcast to report its fourth quarter and year ended 2014 financial results and provide a corporate update on Monday, March 2, 2015, at 8:00 AM EST. On last trading day Acceleron Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN) increased 0.86% to close at $41.00. Its volatility for the week is 4.96% while volatility for the month is 5.04%. Acceleron Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN) monthly performance is 0.66%.

Telefonica S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:TEF) announced Total income of 50,377 million euros for the whole of the year showing widespread acceleration in organic growth in almost all countries. At the same time, efficiency and simplification measures have secured solid profitability, with OIBDA of 15,515 million euros and an OIBDA margin of 30.8% for the whole of the year. Telefonica S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:TEF) institutional ownership stands at 1.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $15.50.

TheStreet lowered shares of iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Thursday. On last trading day iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) increased 2.31% to close at $42.00. Its volatility for the week is 3.37% while volatility for the month is 2.92%. IGTE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 45.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -15.10%. iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) monthly performance is 20.00%.

Morning Alert: Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK), FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE), Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE), Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL)

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) had its price objective reduced by MKM Partners from $9.00 to $8.50 in a research report released on Thursday morning. MKM Partners currently has a neutral rating on the stock. On Monday shares of Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) closed at $7.60. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -24.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.80%.

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) released “Behind the Syrian Conflict’s Digital Front Lines,” a report from the FireEye Threat Intelligence team detailing the activities of a cyber espionage group that stole Syrian opposition’s strategies and battle plans. To undertake this operation, the threat group employed a familiar tactic: ensnaring its victims through conversations with seemingly sympathetic and attractive women. On Monday shares of FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) closed at $34.36. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 35.00%.

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) is set to report fourth-quarter 2014 results on February 3 after the market closes. Last quarter, the company delivered a positive earnings surprise of 9.15 percent. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) in last trading activity advanced 1.30% to close at $106.19. Company weekly performance is -0.86% while its quarterly performance stands at -7.03%. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) is -9.11% away from its 52 week high.

Outsourcing firm iGate Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) on January 20, reported a 14.6% percent increase in fourth quarter profit to $38.0 million, compared with $33.1 million in the year-ago period. Net revenues at the United States-based firm, which follows the January-December as fiscal year, rose 10.7% percent to $331.5 million in the quarter ended December 2014. iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $35.64.

Powell Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWL) announced that it will release fiscal 2015 first quarter results on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 after the market closes. In conjunction with the release, Powell Industries has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet, on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. eastern time. On last trading day Powell Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWL) advanced 4.46% to close at $40.75. Its volatility for the week is 3.89% while volatility for the month is 4.00%. POWL’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -13.80%. Powell Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWL) monthly performance is -16.96%.

Hot Watch List: iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE), Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG), Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE), Orange SA (ADR) (NYSE:ORAN), International Speedway Corp. (NASDAQ:ISCA)

Outsourcing firm iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) on Jan 20, reported a 14.6% percent increase in fourth quarter profit to $38.0 million, compared with $33.1 million in the year-ago period. On Thursday shares of iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) closed at $34.95. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 39.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) could make smaller acquisitions and build its store footprint to better compete with Dollar Tree Inc, which is poised to become the largest discount retailer after its acquisition of Family Dollar Stores Inc. On Thursday shares of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) closed at $69.77. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 14.47%.

Sony Corp. (NYSE:SNE) Friday filed an application with the Financial Services Agency of Japan for the extension of filing of its quarterly securities report for the third quarter, ending March 31. Sony was supposed to file report on February 16. The company pointed out the cyber attack on its picture business – Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. as a reason for the extension. However, Sony said it continues to evaluate the impact of the cyber attack and currently believes that such impact is not material on its financial results. Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) in last trading activity increased 1.19% to close at $22.17. Company weekly performance is 7.10% while its quarterly performance stands at 27.19%. Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) is -0.67% away from its 52 week high.

Orange SA (ADR) Zacks reissued their neutral rating on shares of Orange SA (NASDAQ:ORAN) in a research report released on Tuesday morning. Zacks currently has a $18.00 price objective on the stock. Orange SA (ADR) (NYSE:ORAN) has institutional ownership stands at 2.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $17.43.

On Jan. 14, International Speedway Corp. (NASDAQ:ISCA) said it will host a conference call to discuss the Company’s fiscal 2014 fourth quarter financial results on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. On last trading day International Speedway Corp. (NASDAQ:ISCA) increased 3.49% to close at $31.11. Its volatility for the week is 3.11% while volatility for the month is 2.58%. ISCA’s sales growth for past 5 years was -4.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -18.60%. International Speedway Corp. (NASDAQ:ISCA) monthly performance is 0.39%.

Technology Bears: CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA), Affymetrix Inc. (NASDAQ:AFFX), Super Micro Computer (NASDAQ:SMCI), iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE), Planar Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:PLNR)

CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) announced that it has joined the World Economic Forum’s Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI), a leading global business voice on anti-corruption and transparency. On Wednesday shares of CA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) closed at $29.94. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 1.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -4.60%.

Affymetrix (NASDAQ:AFFX) CFO Gavin Wood sold 22,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.77, for a total value of $264,825.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 54,362 shares in the company, valued at approximately $639,840.74. Affymetrix Inc. (NASDAQ:AFFX) in last trading activity decreased -6.86% to close at $10.86. Company weekly performance is 0.09% while its quarterly performance stands at 43.65%. Affymetrix Inc. (NASDAQ:AFFX) is -8.66% away from its 52 week high.

Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) announced Net sales for the second quarter ended December 31, 2014 totaled $503.0 million, up 13.5% from $443.3 million in the first quarter of fiscal year 2015. One customer accounted for more than 10% of net sales during the quarter ended December 31, 2014. On last trading day Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) decreased -9.62% to close at $34.11. Its volatility for the week is 7.98% while volatility for the month is 4.92%. SMCI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 23.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 23.10%. Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) monthly performance is -1.04%.

iGATE Corp. (NASDAQ:IGTE) reported fourth quarter non-GAAP EPS of $0.52 Tuesday morning, which fell short of the consensus estimate of $0.55. iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) has 0.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $33.02.

Planar Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLNR), a global leader in display and digital signage technology, will hold a conference call on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time (2:00 p.m. Pacific time) to discuss its financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended December 26, 2014. Financial results will be issued in a press release prior to the call. On last trading day Planar Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:PLNR) decreased -6.79% to close at $6.86. Its volatility for the week is 6.76% while volatility for the month is 7.42%. PLNR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 24.10%. Planar Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:PLNR) monthly performance is -5.38%.

Best Stocks: Comstock Resources Inc. (NYSE:CRK), Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), ClickSoftware Technologies (NASDAQ:CKSW), iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE), Pathfinder Bancorp (NASDAQ:PBHC)

On 8 January Comstock Resources Inc. (NYSE:CRK) announced it has been awarded the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ rating of enterprise-ready for its cloud services offerings. ClickSoftware’s cloud services meet the most stringent requirements for data protection, identity verification, service security, business practices and legal protection. On Wednesday shares of Comstock Resources Inc. (NYSE:CRK) closed at $4.98. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -6.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%.

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) said that it won several Golden Globe Awards for their television series Transparent, and now the online retailer is hoping that an Oscar will also be in their near future. On Wednesday shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) closed at $297.25. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 31.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 35.75%.

Zacks upgraded shares of ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CKSW) from an underperform rating to a neutral rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has $7.30 price target on the stock. On last trading day ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CKSW) fell -0.42% to close at $7.19. Its volatility for the week is 3.13% while volatility for the month is 2.12%. CKSW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 14.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -19.90%. ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CKSW) monthly performance is -0.55%.

On 20 January iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) reported a 14.6% percent increase in fourth quarter profit to $38.0 million, compared with $33.1 million in the year-ago period. iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) has 0.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $33.02.

Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PBHC) has announced that the Company has declared a cash dividend of $.03 per share on the Company’s common stock relating to the fiscal quarter ending December 31, 2014. The dividend will be payable to all shareholders of record on January 15, 2015 and will be paid on February 2, 2015. On last trading day Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PBHC) remains unchanged to close at $9.77. Its volatility for the week is 0.39% while volatility for the month is 0.50%. PBHC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 60.50%.

Morning Movers: Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), Celldex Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CLDX), Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (NYSE:SHO), iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE), Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON)

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) revealed that it has aligned with Pattern Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ:PEGI) to build, as well as, operate a wind farm of 150 MW in Indiana’s Benton County. On Wednesday shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) closed at $297.25. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 31.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 35.75%.

On 9 January Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLDX) announced the appointment of Richard A. van den Broek to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. van den Broek currently serves as a Managing Partner of HSMR Advisors, LLC, an investment fund focused on the biotechnology industry. Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLDX) in last trading activity advanced 2.77% to close at $22.29. Company weekly performance is 21.87% while its quarterly performance stands at 47.13%. Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLDX) is -33.12% away from its 52 week high.

On 9 January Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (NYSE:SHO) announced that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has appointed John Arabia, the Company’s President, to the additional role of Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (NYSE:SHO) has 0.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 95.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $17.52.

iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. GAAP diluted earnings per share were $(0.01) including $80 million paid to Series B preferred stock holders for the induced conversion and $1.7 million towards write-off of unamortized preferred stock issuance cost. iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) has 0.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $33.02.

Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) announced that it has priced its previously announced underwritten public offering of common stock consisting of 3,750,000 shares at a public offering price of $27.00 per share. Gross proceeds to Intrexon from this offering are expected to be approximately $101.25 million and Intrexon intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes as well as for strategic acquisitions or investments. On last trading day Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) fell -12.32% to close at $28.40. Its volatility for the week is 18.75% while volatility for the month is 9.39%. Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) monthly performance is 2.79%.

Market Watch: Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS), Integrated Device Technology (NASDAQ:IDTI), Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT), Konami Corp. (NYSE:KNM), iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE)

Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) Director Douglas E. Swanson, Jr. purchased 15,000 shares of Oasis Petroleum stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, December 26th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $16.80 per share, with a total value of $252,000.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 27,950 shares in the company, valued at approximately $469,560. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) in last trading activity advanced 1.41% to close at $16.54. Company weekly performance is -6.61% while its quarterly performance stands at -58.68%. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) is -71.53% away from its 52 week high.

Integrated Device Technology, Inc (NASDAQ:IDTI) Director Umesh Padval sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.00, for a total value of $95,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 45,977 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $873,563. On last trading day Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDTI) decreased -1.01% to close at $19.60. Its volatility for the week is 1.90% while volatility for the month is 3.32%. IDTI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -6.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.20%. Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDTI) monthly performance is 6.52%.

Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) CEO Dan Bodner unloaded 6,532 shares of Verint Systems stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $57.89, for a total value of $378,137.48. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 484,125 shares in the company, valued at approximately $28,025,996. Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) has 1.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 82.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $58.28.

On 18 December Konami Corp. (NYSE:KNM) released the PC version of METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES via Steam’s digital distribution service. The PC edition of METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES marks the first use of 4K compatibility in the METAL GEAR SOLID series, boasting an increase in the number of simultaneous light sources, the number of models that can be displayed on-screen and increased shadow resolution. The game is available now for an SRP of $19.99. On Wednesday shares of Konami Corp. (NYSE:KNM) closed at $18.34. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -6.80%.

Shares of iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the nine analysts that are currently covering the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $45.17. On last trading day iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) decreased -0.13% to close at $39.48. Its volatility for the week is 1.30% while volatility for the month is 3.06%. IGTE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 39.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.00%. iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) monthly performance is 9.82%.

Stocks to Keep Eyes On: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE), America Movil (NYSE:AMX), Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD), Timberline Resources Corporation (NYSEMKT:TLR)

On 24 December Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) is now getting support from the Irish government in a case pertaining to email privacy filed by US authorities against the software giant. Besides the support from Ireland, several other tech companies have also jumped on board to help Microsoft take a stand. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) in last trading activity fell -0.54% to close at $47.88. Company weekly performance is 0.76% while its quarterly performance stands at 3.82%. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is -3.73% away from its 52 week high.

SunTrust began coverage on shares of iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) in a research note issued to investors on Friday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm issued a buy rating and a $44.00 price target on the stock. On last trading day iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) moved up 0.79% to close at $39.49. Its volatility for the week is 2.25% while volatility for the month is 3.26%. IGTE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 39.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.00%. iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) monthly performance is 6.99%.

America Movil SAB de CV (NYSE:AMX) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in November. As of November 28th, there was short interest totalling 24,228,342 shares, an increase of 15.7% from the November 14th total of 20,943,065 shares, AnalystRatings.NET reports. On last trading day America Movil S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:AMX) moved up 1.00% to close at $22.20. Its volatility for the week is 1.69% while volatility for the month is 2.26%. AMX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 17.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 5.30%. America Movil S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:AMX) monthly performance is -8.19%.

Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD) EVP John P. Cosaert unloaded 5,000 shares of Heartland Express stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, December 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.95, for a total transaction of $129,750.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 12,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $311,400. Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 53.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $27.71.

Timberline Resources Corporation (NYSEMKT:TLR) on 23 December announced consolidated financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and its fiscal year ended September 30, 2014. The Company reported cash of $2,825,320 as of September 30, 2014 and a consolidated net loss of $0.94 million for the fourth quarter and $2.78 million for the fiscal year, including exploration expenditures of $0.49 million and $0.90 million, respectively. On Friday shares of Timberline Resources Corporation (NYSEMKT:TLR) closed at $0.53.

Traders Should Watch: Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG), QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM), iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE), American Capital Mortgage Investment (NASDAQ:MTGE), QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST)

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on 3 December has levied a $120,000 fine against Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) for a storage tank explosion and subsequent production fluid spill in Susquehanna County last January. The incident occurred on Jan. 11 at Cabot’s Reynolds well pad in Jessup Township. According to the DEP, vapors in the headspace of the storage tank ignited, causing the tank to rupture and explode. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) in last trading activity moved down -3.93% to close at $30.53. Company weekly performance is 2.45% while its quarterly performance stands at -3.29%. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) is -26.80% away from its 52 week high.

QUALCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), EE and Huawei Technologies Co LTD have achieved Category 9 LTE data transfer capabilities in a test trial. They are reported to have achieved a speed of 410Mbps. On last trading day QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) moved up 1.54% to close at $74.56. Its volatility for the week is 1.81% while volatility for the month is 1.77%. QCOM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 20.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 32.70%. QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) monthly performance is 6.06%.

Analysts at SunTrust assumed coverage on shares of iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm set a “buy” rating and a $44.00 price target on the stock. SunTrust’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 17.15% from the stock’s previous close. On last trading day iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) moved up 1.21% to close at $37.79. Its volatility for the week is 3.68% while volatility for the month is 3.35%. IGTE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 39.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.00%. iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE) monthly performance is 7.27%.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.65 per share for the fourth quarter 2014. The dividend is payable on January 27, 2015 to common shareholders of record as of December 31, 2014, with an ex-dividend date of December 29, 2014. American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) has 0.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 58.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $19.85.

Shares of QuinStreet Inc. (NASDAQ:QNST) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of November. As of November 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,012,305 shares, a growth of 15.9% from the November 14th total of 873,421 shares, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. On Monday shares of QuinStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:QNST) closed at $5.70. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 1.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%.