Morning Buzz: The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (NYSE:BBW), Quintiles Transnational (NYSE:Q), Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK), Wintrust Financial (NASDAQ:WTFC)

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) in last trading activity moved up 0.88% to close at $41.05. Company weekly performance is 0.96% while its quarterly performance stands at -2.31%. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) is -8.02% away from its 52 week high. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) said Wednesday that it will expand its partnership with bottlers Clark Beverage Group and Coca-Cola Bottling Co. as part of its refranchising efforts. Clark will assume markets in Mississippi, while Coca-Cola Bottling will assume markets in states such as Delaware, Illinois, Indiana and West Virginia.

On last trading day Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (NYSE:BBW) fell -0.64% to close at $17.13. Its volatility for the week is 4.54% while volatility for the month is 4.80%. BBW’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 26.40%. Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (NYSE:BBW) monthly performance is -16.64%. Dougherty & Co restated their buy rating on shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) in a report released on Saturday. Dougherty & Co currently has a $21.00 price objective on the stock, down from their previous price objective of $27.00.

On Wednesday shares of Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q) closed at $65.48. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 7.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.70%. Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q) announced the launch of a secondary public offering of 11,855,050 shares of common stock by certain of its existing shareholders, of which Quintiles intends to repurchase from the underwriters a number of shares having an aggregate value of approximately $250 million. The repurchase is subject to completion of the offering.

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) in last trading activity moved down -0.05% to close at $91.78. Company weekly performance is 3.24% while its quarterly performance stands at 6.38%. Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) is -8.21% away from its 52 week high. Jack In The Box Inc. (JACK) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $23 million. On a per-share basis, the San Diego-based company said it had profit of 60 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and to account for discontinued operations, were 69 cents per share.

On last trading day Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) moved up 1.07% to close at $50.11. Its volatility for the week is 1.55% while volatility for the month is 1.76%. WTFC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 6.50%. Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) monthly performance is 4.15%. Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) announced that the Company’s Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per share of outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable on May 21, 2015 to shareholders of record as of May 7, 2015.

Fast Moving Stocks: Fuel Systems Solutions (NASDAQ:FSYS), Merck (NYSE:MRK), Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK), Dicerna Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:DRNA), UIL Holdings (NYSE:UIL)

On Thursday shares of Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSYS) closed at $9.71. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -5.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%. Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSYS) reported results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Total revenue for the first quarter of 2015 was $63.3 million compared to $81.3 million for the first quarter of 2014. This variance includes the impact of foreign exchange on first quarter 2015 revenue, which was negative $9.3 million.

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) in last trading activity moved up 0.07% to close at $60.30. Company weekly performance is 1.24% while its quarterly performance stands at 2.73%. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) is -4.45% away from its 52 week high. Merck (NYSE:MRK), announced financial results for the first quarter of 2015. Non-GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) earnings per share (EPS) of $0.85 for the first quarter exclude acquisition- and divestiture-related costs and restructuring costs.

On last trading day Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) moved up 2.06% to close at $90.73. Its volatility for the week is 2.61% while volatility for the month is 2.48%. JACK’s sales growth for past 5 years was -9.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -0.10%. Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) monthly performance is -6.67%. Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) will report second quarter fiscal 2015 operating results after market close on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, and the company will host a conference call to review the results on Thursday, May 14, 2015, beginning at 8:30 a.m. PT. The call will be webcast live over the Internet.

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:DRNA) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 91.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $21.11. Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:DRNA) , presented preclinical data demonstrating the feasibility of its proprietary DsiRNA-EX Conjugate-mediated delivery technology in enabling direct delivery of its RNAi-based investigational therapy to the liver via subcutaneous injection.

On last trading day UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL) moved down -0.31% to close at $48.55. Its volatility for the week is 1.84% while volatility for the month is 1.68%. UIL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 0.00%. UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL) monthly performance is -4.82%. Equities researchers at Janney Montgomery Scott assumed coverage on shares of UIL Holdings (NYSE:UIL) in a research report issued on Tuesday. The firm set a “neutral” rating on the stock.

Hot Watch List: Moneygram International Inc. (NASDAQ:MGI), Sequenom Inc. (NASDAQ:SQNM), Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK), Two River Bancorp (NASDAQ:TRCB), Theravance (NASDAQ:THRX)

On Wednesday shares of Moneygram International Inc. (NASDAQ:MGI) closed at $9.47. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 4.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. Western Union Co. said it’s not in talks to acquire smaller rival MoneyGram International Inc. Bloomberg reported Tuesday that Western Union is in early-stage talks to buy the company, as both contend with competition from upstart money-transfer companies.

Sequenom Inc. (NASDAQ:SQNM) in last trading activity fell -1.32% to close at $4.47. Company weekly performance is -1.54% while its quarterly performance stands at 27.71%. Sequenom Inc. (NASDAQ:SQNM) is -6.88% away from its 52 week high. Zacks downgraded shares of Sequenom (NASDAQ:SQNM) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Wednesday.

On last trading day Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) moved up 0.37% to close at $88.90. Its volatility for the week is 2.81% while volatility for the month is 2.54%. JACK’s sales growth for past 5 years was -9.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -0.10%. Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) monthly performance is -4.96%. Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) will report second quarter fiscal 2015 operating results after market close on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, and the company will host a conference call to review the results on Thursday, May 14, 2015, beginning at 8:30 a.m. PT. The call will be webcast live over the Internet.

Two River Bancorp (NASDAQ:TRCB) has 8.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 9.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $9.00. Two River Two River Bancorp (NASDAQ:TRCB) begin trading ex-dividend on May 06, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 29, 2015.

On last trading day Theravance Inc. (NASDAQ:THRX) fell -6.27% to close at $15.56. Its volatility for the week is 5.81% while volatility for the month is 5.44%. THRX’s sales growth for past 5 years was -19.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 13.30%. Theravance Inc. (NASDAQ:THRX) monthly performance is -0.13%. Theravance Inc. (NASDAQ:THRX) on Wednesday reported a loss of $10.7 million in its first quarter.

Trader’s Recap: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT), Resonant Inc. (NASDAQ:RESN), Ruthigen (NASDAQ:RTGN), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY), Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK)

On Tuesday shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) closed at $82.25. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.68%.Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is increasing the pressure on suppliers to cut the cost of their products, in an effort to regain the mantle of low-price leader and turn around its sluggish U.S. sales.

Resonant Inc. (NASDAQ:RESN) in last trading activity fell -6.23% to close at $7.07. Company weekly performance is -18.08% while its quarterly performance stands at -22.31%. Resonant Inc. (NASDAQ:RESN) is -64.40% away from its 52 week high. Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Resonant, Inc. (NASDAQ: RESN) of the May 18, 2015 deadline to seek the role of lead plaintiff in a federal securities class action lawsuit filed against Resonant and certain executives of the Company.

On last trading day Ruthigen, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTGN) moved up 1.18% to close at $3.44. Its volatility for the week is 8.79% while volatility for the month is 6.55%. Ruthigen, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTGN) monthly performance is -12.47%. Ruthigen, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTGN) and Pulmatrix, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement on Mar 13, 2015. Upon closing of the transaction, Pulmatrix will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ruthigen, which will be renamed as Pulmatrix. Following NASDAQ’s approval, the surviving company’s common stock will continue to trade on The NASDAQ Capital Market. It will be headquartered in Lexington, MA.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) in last trading activity decreased -0.43% to close at $57.68. Company weekly performance is -3.08% while its quarterly performance stands at 1.14%. eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) is -5.33% away from its 52 week high. EBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) has short-circuited an infringement suit filed by patent-holding company Advanced Auctions LLC as a California federal judge invalidated Advanced Auctions’ online auction patent, ruling it covers an abstract idea and is unpatentable under the Alice Corp. standard.

On last trading day Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) fell -1.15% to close at $95.92. Its volatility for the week is 2.39% while volatility for the month is 2.03%. JACK’s sales growth for past 5 years was -9.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -0.10%. Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) monthly performance is -2.42%. On March 25, it was reported that, Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) celebrated its new BUTTERY JACK™ burgers in a BIG WAY, by achieving the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title and setting the record for the Largest coupon. Measured at a staggering 80 feet tall by 25 feet wide, the world’s Largest coupon was first redeemed for a buy one, get one free (BOGO) Buttery Jack burger by Jack himself, along with members of the Los Angeles community, at Jack in the Box’s Hollywood restaurant.

Morning Watch List: Citigroup (NYSE:C), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM), The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) announced that it has increased the maximum aggregate principal amounts of specified series of notes ()Notes”) that it will accept and the aggregate principal amounts of Notes that were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn prior to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on March 13, 2015 ()Early Tender Date”) pursuant to its previously announced cash tender offers ()Offer” and, collectively, the “Offers”). On Monday shares of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) closed at $53.69. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 22.90%.

A New York federal judge on Monday granted early approval to a $400 million settlement ending a class action lawsuit accusing Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) of misleading investors about illegal off-label drug marketing, after attorneys revised notices to class members clarifying details about the litigation. On Monday shares of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) closed at $34.44. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 0.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 2.17%.

Jack in the Box Inc (NASDAQ:JACK) had its target price lifted by Wunderlich from $100.00 to $110.00 in a research note released on Thursday morning. They currently have a buy rating on the stock. On last trading day Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) increased 0.21% to close at $96.55. Its volatility for the week is 2.06% while volatility for the month is 2.28%. JACK’s sales growth for past 5 years was -9.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -0.10%. Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) monthly performance is 9.79%.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) is expected to win the majority of orders from Apple for next-generation A9 chips that will be used in new iPhones, as its production processes are faster than rival Samsung, according to an Asia-based brokerage firm. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) in last trading activity advanced 1.68% to close at $24.28. Company weekly performance is 3.54% while its quarterly performance stands at 9.67%. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) is -4.11% away from its 52 week high.

Amid declining soda consumption in the United States, The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has taken drastic measures to polish its public image and brand itself as a healthy snack option — even with little substantial changes made to its product. On last trading day The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) advanced 0.95% to close at $40.29. Its volatility for the week is 1.50% while volatility for the month is 1.27%. KO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 1.70%. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) monthly performance is -3.66%.

Must Watch These 5 Stocks: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Repligen Corporation (NASDAQ:RGEN), Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ:CYTK), Cardtronics (NASDAQ:CATM), Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK)

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) on Friday urged a Delaware judge to throw out a jury verdict that it infringes Sprint Corp.’s fiber optic data delivery patents and must pay $28 million, arguing that the trial was “profoundly unfair” and that Sprint misled the jury. On Friday shares of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) closed at $59.05. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 14.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 17.00%.

Repligen Corporation (NASDAQ:RGEN) reported a fourth quarter loss of $0.01 per share Friday morning, compared to the profit of $0.10 per share last year. Analysts expected EPS of $0.04. Repligen Corporation (NASDAQ:RGEN) in last trading activity increased 16.74% to close at $31.31. Company weekly performance is 24.89% while its quarterly performance stands at 41.42%. Repligen Corporation (NASDAQ:RGEN) is 16.01% away from its 52 week high.

Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq:CYTK) announced that COSMIC-HF (Chronic Oral Study of Myosin Activation to Increase Contractility in Heart Failure) has completed enrollment of the approximately 450 patients planned in the expansion phase of the clinical trial. In addition, the company announced that over 200 patients have completed the protocol-specified 20-week duration of dosing in this phase of the trial and reaffirmed that results from COSMIC-HF are expected to be available in the second half of 2015. COSMIC-HF is being conducted by Amgen in collaboration with Cytokinetics. On last trading day Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ:CYTK) increased 0.13% to close at $7.98. Its volatility for the week is 3.68% while volatility for the month is 5.10%. CYTK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 19.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 29.00%. Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ:CYTK) monthly performance is 24.49%.

Cardtronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CATM) announced expansion of its European presence into Poland, partnering with Shell Poland as its first customer in this new geographic market. Cardtronics is the world’s largest retail ATM owner / operator. Cardtronics Inc. (NASDAQ:CATM) has 1.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 97.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $37.10.

Jack in the Box Inc (NASDAQ:JACK) had its price objective raised by Wunderlich from $100.00 to $110.00 in a research report released on Thursday morning. Wunderlich currently has a buy rating on the stock. On last trading day Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) fell -1.33% to close at $96.35. Its volatility for the week is 2.15% while volatility for the month is 2.39%. JACK’s sales growth for past 5 years was -9.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -0.10%. Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) monthly performance is 11.68%.

Stocks in Focus: Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), Vale (NYSE:VALE), Exa Corporation (NASDAQ:EXA), Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK), First Clover Leaf Financial (NASDAQ:FCLF)

The Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) Board of Directors declared the cash dividends on its common shares, Series A preferred shares, and Series B preferred shares. A quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 on each share of outstanding common stock of the Company, payable April 1, 2015, to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 13, 2015. On Wednesday shares of Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) closed at $9.62. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -7.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 8.39%.

Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Vale SA (NYSE:VALE) from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating in a report issued on Monday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) in last trading activity moved down -0.90% to close at $7.71. Company weekly performance is -3.38% while its quarterly performance stands at -18.07%. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) is -48.49% away from its 52 week high.

On 17 February, Exa Corporation (NASDAQ:EXA), said that it has partnered with Laydon Composites Ltd. to develop an airflow management kit that dramatically improves the aerodynamic performance of commercial tractor trailers. On last trading day Exa Corporation (NASDAQ:EXA) moved down -1.10% to close at $9.89. Its volatility for the week is 2.75% while volatility for the month is 3.60%. EXA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 41.80%. Exa Corporation (NASDAQ:EXA) monthly performance is -6.87%.

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) will participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch Consumer & Retail Conference in New York on 3 March. Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) has 1.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 95.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $97.75.

On last trading day First Clover Leaf Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FCLF) moved up 1.01% to close at $8.99. Its volatility for the week is 1.61% while volatility for the month is 1.51%. FCLF’s sales growth for past 5 years was -7.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 20.20%. First Clover Leaf Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FCLF) monthly performance is 2.51%.

Top Stocks: Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SPPI), CafePress Inc. (NASDAQ:PRSS), HNI Corp. (NYSE:HNI), Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK), Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND)

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:SPPI) announced it will be hosting its fourth quarter 2014 financial results and analyst day in New York City on Friday March 13 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET. Spectrum’s management and external experts will provide an update on the Company’s business and discuss the Company’s development portfolio. On Monday shares of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPPI) closed at $6.28. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 40.30%.

On February 20, CafePress Inc. (NASDAQ:PRSS) announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to divest its Groups business. This follows the plans announced last week to divest its Art business. Both divestitures are the results of the Company’s strategic evaluations process designed to streamline operations and allow management to focus on growing the core business, CafePress.com. CafePress Inc. (NASDAQ:PRSS) in last trading activity fell -4.29% to close at $3.57. Company weekly performance is 21.02% while its quarterly performance stands at 58.67%. CafePress Inc. (NASDAQ:PRSS) is -41.95% away from its 52 week high.

HNI Corp. (NYSE:HNI) announced its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable on March 9 to shareholders of record at the close of business March 2. On last trading day HNI Corp. (NYSE:HNI) fell -0.15% to close at $51.94. Its volatility for the week is 2.65% while volatility for the month is 3.01%. HNI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 104.50%. HNI Corp. (NYSE:HNI) monthly performance is 4.36%.

On February 17, Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) reported earnings from continuing operations of $37.1 million, or $0.94 per diluted share, for Q1 ended Jan. 18, compared with earnings from continuing operations of $33.0 million, or $0.75 per diluted share, for Q1 of fiscal 2014, the company announced. Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) has 1.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 95.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $97.06.

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:KND) announced that it will provide an online, real-time webcast of its conference call covering fourth quarter and year-end 2014 operating results on Friday, February 27, 2015. On last trading day Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) moved up 0.79% to close at $19.11. Its volatility for the week is 2.75% while volatility for the month is 3.71%. KND’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -21.10%. Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) monthly performance is -2.90%.

Market Alert: MacroGenics (NASDAQ:MGNX), Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ:PACB), Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR), Luxottica (NYSE:LUX), Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK)

MacroGenics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGNX), announced that Scott Koenig, M.D., Ph.D., President and CEO presented at the Leerink Global Healthcare Conference in New York, NY on Thursday, February 12, 2015. On Tuesday shares of MacroGenics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGNX) closed at $36.55.

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) in last trading activity moved down -0.72% to close at $6.91. Company weekly performance is 1.32% while its quarterly performance stands at -0.29%. Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) is -21.30% away from its 52 week high.

On 12 February, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) reported traffic volumes for January 2015. G&W’s traffic in January 2015 was 167,349 carloads, an increase of 10,765 carloads, or 6.9%, compared with January 2014. On last trading day Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) moved down -1.25% to close at $93.73. Its volatility for the week is 3.56% while volatility for the month is 2.47%. GWR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 24.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 24.40%. Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) monthly performance is 13.65%.

Luxottica Group SpA (NYSE:LUX) has earned a “BBB” credit rating from analysts at Morningstar. The investment research firm’s “BBB” rating suggests that the company is a moderate default risk. They also gave their stock a one star rating. Luxottica Group SpA (NYSE:LUX) institutional ownership stands at 1.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $59.08.

Jack in the Box (NASDAQ: JACK) reported Q1 EPS of $0.93, $0.06 better than the analyst estimate of $0.87. Revenue for the quarter came in at $468.62 million versus the consensus estimate of $459.8 million. Jack in the Box sees FY2015 EPS of $2.85-$2.97, versus the consensus of $2.84.On last trading day Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) moved up 1.19% to close at $88.16. Its volatility for the week is 3.13% while volatility for the month is 2.62%. JACK’s sales growth for past 5 years was -9.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -0.10%. Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) monthly performance is 6.69%.

Stocks in Focus: United States Steel (NYSE:X), Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE:TEVA), Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI), Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK), Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL)

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of five cents per share on U. S. Steel Common Stock. The dividend is payable March 10, 2015, to stockholders of record at the close of business February 11, 2015.On Thursday shares of United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) closed at $23.43. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 9.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 6.50%.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) reported Fourth quarter 2014 revenues of $5.2 billion and full year revenues of $20.3 billion. Excluding the impact of the divestment of the U.S. OTC plants and of foreign exchange fluctuations, both fourth quarter and full year revenues grew 2% organically. Fourth quarter 2014 non-GAAP operating income of $1.5 billion, up 10% from the fourth quarter of 2013. GAAP operating income of $0.9 billion, up 68%. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) in last trading activity moved up 1.89% to close at $57.54. Company weekly performance is -0.03% while its quarterly performance stands at -0.23%. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) is -7.04% away from its 52 week high.

Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) on 29 January reported Net sales for the fourth quarter increased 18 percent to $1.52 billion compared with the year-ago quarter, and full-year sales of $5.32 billion increased by 15 percent. On a constant-currency basis, net sales increased 19 percent in the fourth quarter and 16 percent for the full year. On last trading day Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) decreased -0.11% to close at $114.14. Its volatility for the week is 2.97% while volatility for the month is 2.56%. HBI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.40%. Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) monthly performance is 7.54%.

Jack in the Box, Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) which has 29 locations in Hawaii, could open between five and 10 more restaurants across the state, the CEO of the San Diego-based fast-food chain told PBN on 30 January. Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) has 1.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $86.90.

Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) posted a quarterly profit of $76 million, or $0.54 per share, compared to $124.5 million, or $0.85 per share, in the year-ago period. Excluding non-recurring items, the company earned $0.84 per share. On last trading day Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) increased 8.89% to close at $72.03. Its volatility for the week is 3.08% while volatility for the month is 2.17%. BLL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 10.90%. Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) monthly performance is 9.65%.