Today’s Hot List: J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP), LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (NYSE:LFL), Profire Energy (NASDAQ:PFIE), Tenaris (NYSE:TS), Teleflex (NYSE:TFX)

On Friday shares of J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) closed at $8.56. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -6.90%. J C Penney Company (NYSE:JCP)‘s stock had its “underperform” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Credit Suisse in a research note issued to investors on Saturday. They currently have a $7.00 price target on the stock.

LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (NYSE:LFL) in last trading activity increased 9.26% to close at $9.79. Company weekly performance is 6.30% while its quarterly performance stands at -8.50%. LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (NYSE:LFL) is -34.69% away from its 52 week high. On May 15 LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (NYSE:LFL) credits were ending the week largely in better shape, as EM bond funds continued to enjoy inflows and US Treasury yields sank following softer-than-expected US economic data.

On Friday shares of Profire Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFIE) closed at $1.63. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 41.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 21.00%. On May 15, Profire Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFIE) announced that Andrew Limpert, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary and a director of the Company, will resign from all roles effective June 15, 2015, after the Company files its annual report on form 10-K and hosts its earnings call. Mr. Limpert joined Profire Energy in 2007.

Tenaris S.A. (NYSE:TS) in last trading activity fell -1.24% to close at $31.03. Company weekly performance is 1.84% while its quarterly performance stands at 0.94%. Tenaris S.A. (NYSE:TS) is -35.43% away from its 52 week high. Tenaris S.A. (NYSE:TS) said that it has revised its value in use calculation for its investment in Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais S.A. – Usiminas and will restate its financial statements to reduce the carrying amount of the Usiminas investment to US$122 million as of September 30, 2014. As a result of this restatement, the financial statements at December 31, 2014 and March 15, 2015 will also be restated to reflect the lower carrying value of the Usiminas investment. Tenaris’s cash flows are not affected.

On last trading day Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX) moved down -0.69% to close at $128.38. Its volatility for the week is 1.66% while volatility for the month is 1.65%. TFX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 5.40%. Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX) monthly performance is 7.27%. Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX), showcased its Arrow® brand interventional radiology portfolio at the 1st Annual Congress of the European Society for Vascular Medicine (ESVM) held in Potsdam, Germany on May 10 – 12, 2015.

Stock Highlights: Rackspace Hosting (NYSE:RAX), California Resources Corporation (NYSE:CRC), J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP), Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE:SHAK)

On Wednesday shares of Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (NYSE:RAX) closed at $43.75. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 23.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.58%. Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (NYSE:RAX) lowered revenue expectations for the coming quarter. Rackspace, which had closed the day at $53.13, said it expected revenue for its second quarter, which will end in June, to be between $487 million and $492 million. The market had expected $502 million, according to a survey of analysts by Thomson Reuters. Rackspace’s stock dropped to $46.23 late Monday evening.

California Resources Corporation (NYSE:CRC) in last trading activity decreased -4.00% to close at $7.91. Company weekly performance is -4.58% while its quarterly performance stands at 27.14%. California Resources Corporation (NYSE:CRC) is -19.82% away from its 52 week high. On May 08, California Resources Corporation (NYSE:CRC) announced that its executives will be participating in the following upcoming conferences: Citi Global Energy & Utilities Conference on May 12th in Boston, Morgan Stanley E&P and Oil Services Conference also on May 12th in Houston and the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference on May 19th in Austin, Texas.

On Wednesday shares of J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) closed at $8.71. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -6.90%. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) reported a net loss for the first quarter of $167 million or $0.55 per share, compared to a net loss of $352 million or $1.15 per share for the year-ago quarter.

Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE:SHAK) in last trading activity increased 4.16% to close at $68.36. Company weekly performance is -9.01% while its quarterly performance stands at 64.72%. Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE:SHAK) is -14.01% away from its 52 week high. Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE:SHAK) on Wednesday reported a loss of $12.7 million in its first quarter. The New York-based company said it had a loss of $1.06 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 4 cents per share.

Trader’s Recap: J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP), Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS), Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ:MDRX), Masimo (NASDAQ:MASI)

On Wednesday shares of J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) closed at $8.71. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -6.90%. J.C. Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) will begin selling Sephora products online by later this month, Reuters reports, adding that the company plans to add more outlets in locations across the country.

Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) in last trading activity moved down -1.68% to close at $4.69. Company weekly performance is 0.43% while its quarterly performance stands at -13.15%. Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) is -33.29% away from its 52 week high. Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ: CERS) on 5 May, 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.

On last trading day Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) advanced 0.79% to close at $106.39. Its volatility for the week is 1.81% while volatility for the month is 2.29%. GILD’s sales growth for past 5 years was 28.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 39.10%. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) monthly performance is 4.09%. Life sciences company Abzena PLC on Wednesday said US biotechnology company Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) is to move the GS-5745 antibody directly into a phase 3 clinical study in gastic cancer in the third quarter of this year.

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDRX) has 1.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 97.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $13.97. Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. (MDRX) on 7 May, reported a loss of $10.1 million in its first quarter. The Chicago-based company said it had a loss of 6 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for costs related to mergers and acquisitions and stock option expense, came to 8 cents per share. The electronic health records company posted revenue of $334.6 million in the period, which also missed Street forecasts. Twelve analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $347.7 million.

On last trading day Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ:MASI) advanced 0.06% to close at $34.51. Its volatility for the week is 2.73% while volatility for the month is 2.19%. MASI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 8.10%. Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ:MASI) monthly performance is -0.63%. Masimo Corp. (NASDAQ:MASI) said Tuesday that California federal prosecutors have decided not to pursue charges against the company and current and former employees over its Pronto and Pronto-7 hemoglobin-testing devices after a yearlong investigation.

Stocks in Focus: MasTec (NYSE:MTZ), J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP), Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS), The Buckle (NYSE:BKE), RigNet (NASDAQ:RNET)

On Tuesday shares of MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) closed at $16.19. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 25.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.10%. MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) announced preliminary first quarter 2015 financial results. First quarter revenue increased 4.0% to $1.0 billion from $964 millionin the prior year, driven by increases in the Power Generation and Industrial segment, the Electrical Transmission segment and the Communications segment, partially offset by the expected decrease in the Oil and Gassegment.

J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) in last trading activity increased 1.49% to close at $8.88. Company weekly performance is 8.96% while its quarterly performance stands at 10.31%. J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) is -21.42% away from its 52 week high. J.C. Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) is starting this pivotal year on an emotional high note. For the first time in five years, 1,000 store managers from across the nation were called to Dallas to collect some healing, recognition and inspiration for the tough times ahead.

On last trading day Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) remains unchanged to close at $4.77. Its volatility for the week is 5.56% while volatility for the month is 5.76%. CERS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 15.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 5.50%. Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) monthly performance is 18.36%. Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ: CERS) on 5 May, 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.

The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) has 1.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 59.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $44.63. Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) on 7 May, announced a 3.8 percent decline in April comparable store sales, while net sales decreased 1.7 percent to $74.3 million from $75.6 million in the prior year. For the thirteen-week period, comparable store sales decreased 2.2 percent. Net sales for period was down 0.1 percent at $271.3 million, compared to $271.7 million a year ago.

On last trading day RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET) increased 4.38% to close at $37.76. Its volatility for the week is 6.40% while volatility for the month is 5.45%. RNET’s sales growth for past 5 years was 32.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.20%. RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET) monthly performance is 16.17%. RigNet Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET) on Monday reported a first-quarter loss of $942,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had a loss of 6 cents. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, were 18 cents per share. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 26 cents per share.

Stocks in News: J C Penney (NYSE:JCP), Broadwind Energy (NASDAQ:BWEN), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 1st Century Bancshares (NASDAQ:FCTY), International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM)

On Wednesday shares of J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) closed at $8.19. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -6.90%. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) announced that it will release its first quarter 2015 financial results on Wednesday, May 13, at 4:00 p.m. ET. The news release will be followed by a live conference call and webcast conducted by Chief Executive Officer Mike Ullman, President and CEO-Designee Marvin Ellison and Chief Financial Officer Ed Record that will begin at 4:30 p.m. ET.

Broadwind Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWEN) in last trading activity fell -7.04% to close at $3.70. Company weekly performance is -15.14% while its quarterly performance stands at -30.84%. Broadwind Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWEN) is -73.09% away from its 52 week high. Broadwind Energy Inc (NASDAQ:BWEN) on 30 April, posted a net loss of USD 5 million (EUR 4.4m) for the first quarter of 2015, compared to a USD-1-million loss a year earlier. Revenue dropped 13% to USD 51.1 million, reflecting lower wind turbine tower sales as a result of residual production issues in the Abilene tower plant and delayed revenue due to the West Coast port slowdown. Net new orders in the quarter were USD 23.3 million, up from USD 15.8 million a year ago. Total backlog stood at USD 174 million at the end of March, 35% lower than the same time last year.

On Wednesday shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) closed at $99.17. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.13%. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) announced a first-of-its-kind partnership that enlists a third party to review requests made to the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) for compassionate use of its investigational medicines.

1st Century Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCTY) has 16.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 21.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $7.29. 1st Century Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCTY) currently carries a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell).

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) in last trading activity fell -1.75% to close at $170.05. Company weekly performance is -2.49% while its quarterly performance stands at 9.10%. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) is -11.69% away from its 52 week high. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) said Facebook will be its first partner at a new ThinkLab that the company is building in San Francisco.

Big Movers: J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP), Molycorp (NYSE:MCP), First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN), Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)

On Thursday shares of J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) closed at $8.48. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -6.90%. Department store chain J.C. Penney Co Inc (NYSE:JCP) said on Tuesday that a senior executive inadvertently disclosed its same-store sales for the first quarter so far to an analyst. The executive revealed in an email that J.C. Penney’s same-store sales had risen about 6 percent in the quarter to date, the company said.
Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE:MCP) in last trading activity moved up 9.88% to close at $0.84. Company weekly performance is 7.06% while its quarterly performance stands at 119.76%. Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE:MCP) is -83.78% away from its 52 week high. On April 15Siemens AG (“Siemens”) has selected Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE:MCP) to supply rare earth materials over the next 10 years from its Mountain Pass, California facility for incorporation into Siemens’ high-efficiency, direct drive wind turbine generators. Molycorp will supply rare earth materials to Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (“Shin-Etsu”), which will produce the rare earth magnets Siemens intends to utilize in its wind turbines.

On last trading day First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) moved down -1.24% to close at $14.31. Its volatility for the week is 2.09% while volatility for the month is 1.73%. FHN’s sales growth for past 5 years was -6.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 21.90%. First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) monthly performance is 0.56%. First Horizon National Corp (NYSE:FHN) had its target price boosted by RBC Capital from $14.00 to $15.00 in a report issued on Monday. They currently have a sector perform rating on the stock.

On last trading day Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) moved up 0.35% to close at $54.86. Its volatility for the week is 1.18% while volatility for the month is 1.18%. WFC’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.60%. Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) monthly performance is -0.89%. On Apr 21, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) will hold its 2015 annual meeting of stockholders on April 28, 2015 at 8:30 a.m., Central Daylight Time, at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis, 100 Carondelet Plaza, St. Louis, Missouri.

Watch List: J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP), J C Penney (NYSE:JCP), St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ), Provectus Biopharmaceuticals (NYSEMKT:PVCT), Telecom Italia (NYSE:TI)

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) shares moved up 0.72% in last trading session and ended the day at $102.06. JNJ Gross Margin is 69.40% and its return on assets is 15.80%. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) quarterly performance is -3.40%. On 2 April, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) announced the kickoff of a collaboration between its Ethicon division and Google’s Life Sciences team, a pairing that seeks to innovate robotic surgical technology in the near future.

J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) in last trading activity moved up 0.22% to close at $9.22. Company weekly performance is 0.99% while its quarterly performance stands at 15.97%. J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) is -18.41% away from its 52 week high. On 9 April, J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) said that, it has closed in St. Albans after some 75 years as an anchor store in the community’s downtown business core.

On last trading day St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE:STJ) moved up 0.34% to close at $68.17. Its volatility for the week is 1.82% while volatility for the month is 1.80%. STJ’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 8.90%. St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE:STJ) monthly performance is 3.01%. On 6 April, St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE:STJ) ‘s executive Angie Craig announced she will run for Minnesota’s Second Congressional District.

Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:PVCT) has 4.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 2.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $0.83. Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:PVCT) announced that it will present at the 7th Annual International Partnering Conference, ChinaBio Partnering Forum 2015, in Shanghai, China. The presentation is scheduled for 11 am local time on April 16, 2015, at the Kerry Hotel, in the Pudong section of Shanghai.

On last trading day Telecom Italia S.p.A. (NYSE:TI) moved down -0.59% to close at $11.71. Its volatility for the week is 1.82% while volatility for the month is 1.69%. TI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -4.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -19.70%. Telecom Italia S.p.A. (NYSE:TI) monthly performance is 0.09%. Telecom Italia S.p.A. (NYSE:TI) has earned a “BB+” credit rating from Morningstar. The research firm’s “BB+” rating indicates that the company is an above-average default risk. They also gave their stock a three star rating.

Market Movers: J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP), JD.com (NASDAQ:JD), The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW), Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)

On Wednesday shares of J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) closed at $9.08. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -6.90%. On 1 April, J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) said that, it honored its top performing stores with the Founder’s Award at a special leadership conference in Dallas.

JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) in last trading activity advanced 5.35% to close at $32.66. Company weekly performance is 11.16% while its quarterly performance stands at 33.14%. JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) is -1.33% away from its 52 week high. JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) announced UNIQLO as the newest international brand to partner with the company by opening a flagship store on its marketplace platform.

On last trading day The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) advanced 0.88% to close at $106.36. Its volatility for the week is 1.37% while volatility for the month is 1.49%. DIS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.30%. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) monthly performance is 1.05%. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) said that, on Tuesday, April 21, it will release a compilation album of 15 tracks featuring nominees and nominated songs for the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards, music’s biggest event for families.

Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) in last trading activity increased 0.27% to close at $22.06. Company weekly performance is -2.73% while its quarterly performance stands at -0.59%. Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) is -11.88% away from its 52 week high. On 1 April, Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) said that, it has acquired iBwave Solutions, Inc., a design software company based in Montreal, Canada.

On last trading day Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) advanced 0.31% to close at $16.15. Its volatility for the week is 1.57% while volatility for the month is 2.31%. SPLS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -27.10%. Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) monthly performance is 0.56% On 7 April, Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) said that, it is teaming up with “Shark Tank” and entrepreneur and inventor Lori Greiner to help make more innovation happen for small businesses.

Morning Watch List: Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB), J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP), Novatel Wireless Inc. (NASDAQ:MIFI), Oppenheimer Holdings (NYSE:OPY), Netlist (NASDAQ:NLST)

On Tuesday shares of Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) closed at $3.17. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -1.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 19.90%. Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) has earned a “BBB-” credit rating from Morningstar. The research firm’s “BBB-” rating suggests that the company is a moderate default risk. They also gave their stock a four star rating.

J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) in last trading activity fell -4.41% to close at $8.88. Company weekly performance is 13.41% while its quarterly performance stands at 37.89%. J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) is -21.42% away from its 52 week high. J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) announced that they would be closing the Delaware County store this Saturday, along with 39 other stores across the country.

Novatel Wireless Inc. (NASDAQ:MIFI) on Tuesday closed at $5.29. Stock institutional ownership is 23.60% while insider ownership includes 31.40%. Novatel Wireless Inc. (NASDAQ:MIFI) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 5.44%. On 30 March, Novatel Wireless Inc. (NASDAQ:MIFI) said that, it has acquired Feeney Wireless for $25 million in a cash and stock deal.

Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. (NYSE:OPY) has 2.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 42.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $23.10. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. (NYSE:OPY) announced that Bryan E. McKigney will become its President, effective on April 15. He will be based out of Oppenheimer’s New York City headquarters.

On last trading day Netlist Inc. (NASDAQ:NLST) fell -2.39% to close at $0.61. Its volatility for the week is 9.80% while volatility for the month is 17.21%. NLST’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 10.20%. Netlist Inc. (NASDAQ:NLST) monthly performance is -57.09%. On 6 April, Netlist Inc. (NASDAQ:NLST) announced the introduction of its EXPRESSvault™ EV3 PCI Express® (PCIe®) 3.0 Non-volatile RAM (NVRAM), the newest product in its NVvault family. Netlist, a member of the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), will demonstrate EXPRESSvault’s bandwidth and I/Os per second (IOPS) at the SNIA Data Storage Innovation Conference taking place this week in Santa Clara, CA.

Investors Are Watching: StemCells Inc. (NASDAQ:STEM), J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), Alon USA Partners (NYSE:ALDW)

StemCells Inc. (NASDAQ:STEM) in last trading activity advanced 1.01% to close at $1.00. Company weekly performance is 2.04% while its quarterly performance stands at 6.38%. StemCells Inc. (NASDAQ:STEM) is -58.85% away from its 52 week high. StemCells (NASDAQ:STEM) announced that Ian Massey, D. Phil., has joined its executive team as President and Chief Operating Officer, effective March 23, 2015. In this new role, Dr. Massey has direct responsibility for all aspects of the Company’s research and development, manufacturing, regulatory affairs, and quality assurance activities. He reports to Martin McGlynn, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer.

J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) in last trading activity moved up 2.58% to close at $9.13. Company weekly performance is 19.35% while its quarterly performance stands at 40.90%. J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) is -19.20% away from its 52 week high. Zacks reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of J C Penney Company (NYSE:JCP) in a report released on Friday. Zacks currently has a $8.25 price objective on the stock.

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 $40.29. Redmond-based Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is reportedly considering providing its Windows platform as an open-source program, a move that will mean providing it for free. The transformation could also translate to substantial adjustments for the OS as part of CEO, Satya Nadella, push to take the firm to a new and thrilling direction.

Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has 3.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 91.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $124.20. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) announced on 24 March 2015, that both its new full spectrum molecular imaging system and its ACQUITY® UltraPerformance LC® (UPLC®) Technology received awards at the 2015 Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy.

On last trading day Alon USA Partners, LP (NYSE:ALDW) decreased -5.10% to close at $17.86. Its volatility for the week is 4.98% while volatility for the month is 4.41%. ALDW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -33.40%. Alon USA Partners, LP (NYSE:ALDW) monthly performance is -0.78%. Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) on 31 March 2015, announced that it will release its first quarter 2015 financial results on Thursday, May 7, 2015 after the market closes. In conjunction with the release, Alon has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, May 8, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time (10:30 a.m. Central Time).