Momentum Stocks: Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP), Quest Resource (NASDAQ:QRHC), Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE:TWO), Linn Energy (NASDAQ:LINE), Jack Henry & Associates (NASDAQ:JKHY)

On Monday shares of Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP) closed at $80.77. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 14.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.07%. One of the biggest pharmaceutical deals of the year is being struck with an eye to the industry’s cheapest drugs — generics. Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP) announced on Monday that it is buying privately held Par Pharmaceutical Holdings Inc. for $8.05 billion in cash and stock in a bid to expand its generics business and put it on track to “long-term double-digit revenue growth,” as company representatives said in a statement.

Quest Resource Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:QRHC) in last trading activity moved down -2.50% to close at $1.17. Company weekly performance is -2.50% while its quarterly performance stands at -12.69%. Quest Resource Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:QRHC) is -81.22% away from its 52 week high. On May 15, Quest Resource Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:QRHC) announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015.
Total revenue of $40.0 million, up 4.8% compared with the first quarter of 2014; Achieved 32,000 client location milestone, up from 20,000 client locations as of December 31, 2014.

On last trading day Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE:TWO) increased 0.47% to close at $10.61. Its volatility for the week is 1.00% while volatility for the month is 0.99%. TWO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 188.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 26.00%. Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE:TWO) monthly performance is -0.56%. Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE:TWO) swung to a net profit for the quarter ended Mar. 31, 2015. The company has made a net profit of $94.79 million, or $ 0.26 a share in the quarter, against a net loss of $29.14 million, or $0.08 a share in the last year period.

On Monday shares of Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) closed at $12.41. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 78.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -14.50%.
LINN Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) said Monday that it plans to conduct a public offering of 16 million of its units representing limited liability company interests. LINN Energy expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2.4 million units.

On last trading day Jack Henry & Associates Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY) increased 1.01% to close at $65.69. Its volatility for the week is 1.54% while volatility for the month is 1.93%. JKHY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 14.10%. Jack Henry & Associates Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY) monthly performance is -1.50%. On May 11, Jack Henry & Associates Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY) announced plans to continue its close work with Microsoft to provide financial institutions a “best of breed” combination of software and hardware. As part of this integration, Jack Henry clients will have access to a new Surface purchase program through CDW, which provides banks a unique online portal through which they can purchase the Surface tablets with special discounts.

Top News: MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD), Digital Ally Inc. (NASDAQ:DGLY), Sky-mobi Limited (NASDAQ:MOBI), GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK), Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE)

On Monday shares of MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) closed at $4.37. MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) on April 30, 2015, announced that it will release its 2015 first quarter financial results on Thursday, May 7, 2015 and its management will host a conference call to discuss the first quarter financial results and other Company developments at 9:00 AM (Eastern Time) on May 8, 2015.

Digital Ally Inc. (NASDAQ:DGLY) in last trading activity advanced 18.96% to close at $18.07. Company weekly performance is 36.79% while its quarterly performance stands at 75.95%. Digital Ally Inc. (NASDAQ:DGLY) is -46.20% away from its 52 week high. Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY) announced that the Company will host an investor conference call on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 11:15 a.m.

Sky-mobi Limited (NASDAQ:MOBI) has institutional ownership stands at 8.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $4.72. Sky-mobi Limited (NASDAQ: MOBI) announced the appointment of Mr. Xiaodong (Fischer) Chen, as chief financial officer of the Company, reporting directly to Mr. Michael Tao Song, chairman and chief executive officer, effective April 20, 2015.

GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) has institutional ownership stands at 10.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $46.34. GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) and Theravance, Inc. on April 30 announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved BREO ELLIPTA (fluticasone furoate/vilantero for the once-daily treatment of asthma in patients aged 18 years and older. Breo Ellipta is not indicated for the relief of acute bronchospasm.

On last trading day Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) moved down -2.01% to close at $13.66. Its volatility for the week is 3.52% while volatility for the month is 3.77%. LINE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 78.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 10.80%. Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) monthly performance is 19.77%. LINN Energy, LLC (Nasdaq:LINE) and LinnCo, LLC (Nasdaq:LNCO) announced on 1 May, monthly distributions and dividends, respectively. LINN Energy, LLC declared a monthly cash distribution of $0.1042 per unit, or $1.25 per unit on an annualized basis, for all of its outstanding units. The distribution will be payable May 14, 2015, to unitholders of record as of the close of business on May 11, 2015.

Stock Runners: Handy & Harman (NASDAQ:HNH), Iao Kun Group Holding (NASDAQ:IKGH), Universal Technical Institute (NYSE:UTI), Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE), Halliburton (NYSE:HAL)

On Wednesday shares of Handy & Harman Ltd. (NASDAQ:HNH) closed at $41.09. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 4.80% Handy & Harman Ltd. (NASDAQ:HNH) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Handy & Harman Group Ltd. (“HNH Group”), through one of HNH Group’s subsidiaries, HNH Group Acquisition LLC (the “Purchaser”), has extended the expiration of its previously announced tender offer to purchase common stock of JPS Industries, Inc. to 5:00 p.m., New York City Time, on April 17, 2015, unless further extended.

Iao Kun Group Holding Company Limited (NASDAQ:IKGH) in last trading activity decreased -0.60% to close at $1.65. Company weekly performance is -5.17% while its quarterly performance stands at 32.00%. Iao Kun Group Holding Company Limited (NASDAQ:IKGH) is -52.72% away from its 52 week high. Iao Kun Group Holding Company Limited (NASDAQ:IKGH) announced unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2014. For the three months ended December 31, 2014, IKGH recorded revenue of $52.3 million, a 4% increase from the same period of 2013, primarily due to a win rate of 3.95% for the three months ended December 31, 2014 (above the statistical average win rate range), compared to a win rate of 2.39% for the three months ended December 31, 2013

On last trading day Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) advanced 2.08% to close at $9.80. Its volatility for the week is 3.55% while volatility for the month is 3.44%. UTI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -29.80%. Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) monthly performance is 0.93%. Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) announced that it has been informed by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) that ED intends to conduct an ordinary course program review of the Company’s administration of the Title IV programs in which it participates for the Company’s Avondale, Arizona campus and additional locations of that campus. The review is scheduled to commence on April 20, 2015 and will initially cover the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 award years

Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) has 0.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 8.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $11.25. Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) declared a monthly cash distribution of $0.1042 per unit, or $1.25 per unit on an annualized basis, for all of its outstanding units. The distribution will be payable April 16, 2015, to unitholders of record as of the close of business on April 13, 2015.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 10.60% and weekly performance is 0.83%. On last trading day company shares ended up $43.82. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 3.81%. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) and Baker Hughes Inc said that, they have come to agreement on a merger. The deal is yet to clear the regulatory approval which will take the merger into its final stages.

Hot Alert: Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV), Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE), Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB), TECO Energy (NYSE:TE)

On Monday shares of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) closed at $46.58. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 7.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 19.75%. Delta Air Lines Inc (NYSE:DAL) signed an exclusive partnership with the Brazilian Association for GLS Tourism (ABRAT GLS), the largest LGBT tourism organization in Brazil. Delta’s sponsorship will enable ABRAT to promote travel benefits between Brazil-U.S. within its associates.

Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) in last trading activity decreased -0.33% to close at $20.98. Company weekly performance is 1.75% while its quarterly performance stands at -29.41%. Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) is -60.76% away from its 52 week high. On March 11, Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) announced the expiration of its cash tender offer to purchase any and all of its outstanding 3.25% Senior Notes due 2016. The offer was made on Mar 4 for the principal amount of the notes outstanding aggregating approximately $1.0 billion. At the time of expiration, holders had validly tendered and not validly withdrawn in the tender offer of $853,050,000 aggregate principal amount of the notes, representing approximately 85.3% of the outstanding aggregate principal amount of the notes.

On last trading day Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) advanced 0.62% to close at $11.31. Its volatility for the week is 4.19% while volatility for the month is 3.85%. LINE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 78.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 10.80%. Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) monthly performance is -10.52%. On March 16, LinnCo, LLC (Nasdaq:LNCO) and LINN Energy, LLC (Nasdaq:LINE) announced the final determination of the federal income tax characteristics of its 2014 cash distributions to holders of its common shares. The table below describes the distributions made by the company in 2014 and the reporting of such payments on United States Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) Form 1099-DIV.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 69.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $108.99. Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by stock analysts at Citigroup Inc. in a report issued on Monday. They currently have a $118.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $115.00. Citigroup Inc.’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 8.78% from the company’s current price.

On last trading day TECO Energy, Inc. (NYSE:TE) advanced 0.60% to close at $20.03. Its volatility for the week is 2.13% while volatility for the month is 1.90%. TE’s sales growth for past 5 years was -5.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -1.70%. TECO Energy, Inc. (NYSE:TE) monthly performance is 0.20%. On Mar 18, Zack have issued an updated research report on TECO Energy, Inc. (NYSE:TE) Positive synergies from the acquisition of New Mexico Gas Intermediate (“NMGI”), the parent company of New Mexico Gas Company (“NMGC”), and gradual economic recovery in Florida have boosted the company’s results and will likely drive performance in the future as well. In addition, TECO Energy’s systematic investments in infrastructure development projects backed by stable liquidity are commendable. However, strict regulations coupled with volatile commodity prices will likely offset these positives.

Market Wrap Up: DARA BioSciences, Inc (NASDAQ:DARA), SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD), Harris & Harris Group (NASDAQ:TINY), Linn Energy (NASDAQ:LINE), Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN)

On March 03, DARA BioSciences, Inc (NASDAQ:DARA) announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. DARA reported net revenues of $1.89 million for the full year ended December 31, 2014 based on gross product sales of $2.32 million, as compared to net revenues of $419 thousand for the year ended December 31, 2013, a year over year increase of 350%. On Thursday shares of DARA BioSciences, Inc (NASDAQ:DARA) closed at $0.82.

On Feb 26, SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) said it would reduce spending by 56 percent this year and slash its rig count, as the oil and natural gas producer responds to a slump in crude prices. SandRidge said it would reduce its rig count to 7 by mid-year from 32 at the start of 2015, joining a slew of oil producers who have said they would use fewer rigs this year. SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) in last trading activity decreased -4.60% to close at $1.66. Company weekly performance is -12.17% while its quarterly performance stands at -32.79%. SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) is -77.66% away from its 52 week high.

Lucio Lanza resigned from the board of directors of Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, citing disagreements over the company’s strategic direction. On last trading day Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY) decreased -1.62% to close at $3.45. Its volatility for the week is 6.03% while volatility for the month is 3.03%. TINY’s sales growth for past 5 years was -24.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 34.00%. Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY) monthly performance is 11.39%.

On Mar 02, Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) and LinnCo, LLC announced monthly distributions and dividends, respectively. LINN Energy, LLC declared a monthly cash distribution of $0.1042 per unit, or $1.25 per unit on an annualized basis, for all of its outstanding units. The distribution will be payable March 17, 2015, to unitholders of record as of the close of business on March 12, 2015. Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) has 0.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 8.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $11.99.

On Feb. 27, Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $14.5833 per share on its 6.25% Series B Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, payable on April 15, 2015, to holders of record on April 1, 2015. This equates to $0.72917 for each depositary share, which represents a 1/20th interest in a share of the Series B preferred stock. On last trading day Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN) decreased -1.45% to close at $24.54. Its volatility for the week is 5.02% while volatility for the month is 3.87%. SWN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 4.00%. Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN) monthly performance is -7.67%.

Stock in News: Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE), ZaZa Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:ZAZA), Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), Regal Beloit (NYSE:RBC), CRA International (NASDAQ:CRAI)

LINN Energy (NASDAQ: LINE) declared a monthly dividend of $0.1042 per share, or $1.2504 annualized. The dividend will be payable on March 17, 2015, to stockholders of record on March 12, 2015, with an ex-dividend date of March 10, 2015.On Monday shares of Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) closed at $11.56. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 78.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -14.50%.

On 25 February, ZaZa Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: ZAZA) announced 30-Day production results from its East Texas Colburn #3H horizontal well (“Colburn #3H”) in Walker County, Texas and the proposal of two new Buda-Rose vertical wells in its vicinity. The Colburn #3H (API 471-30374) has achieved 24-hour peak production of approximately 808 boe/d (with NGLs), which includes 70 b/d of 53 API oil, 2,860 mcf/d of natural gas, and 262 NGLs b/d.ZaZa Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:ZAZA) in last trading activity advanced 4.76% to close at $2.20. Company weekly performance is 4.27% while its quarterly performance stands at -23.34%. ZaZa Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:ZAZA) is -79.25% away from its 52 week high.

On 24 February, Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) announced Fourth quarter 2014 revenues were $425.5 million, a 9.7% increase from fourth quarter 2013 revenues of $387.9 million. Fourth quarter 2014 net income increased 12.8% to $21.2 million, compared to fourth quarter 2013 net income of $18.8 million. Fourth quarter 2014 diluted earnings per share increased 26.8% to $0.52, compared to fourth quarter 2013 diluted earnings per share of $0.41. On last trading day Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) advanced 2.94% to close at $63.66. Its volatility for the week is 3.11% while volatility for the month is 2.59%. PZZA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.00%. Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) monthly performance is -1.09%.

Goldman Sachs reaffirmed their neutral rating on shares of REGAL-BELOIT CORPORATION (NYSE:RBC) in a report released on Monday. Goldman Sachs currently has a $83.00 price objective on the stock. Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE:RBC) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 98.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $79.07.

On February 24, 2015, CRA International Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAI) entered into an amendment to our lease with BP Hancock LLC for the office space rent in the building at 200 Clarendon Street, Boston, Massachusetts. On last trading day CRA International Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAI) advanced 1.43% to close at $30.52. Its volatility for the week is 3.54% while volatility for the month is 4.60%. CRAI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 41.10%. CRA International Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAI) monthly performance is 1.19%.

Big Movers: Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE), Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP), MeetMe (NASDAQ:MEET), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (NASDAQ:CBRL), Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA)

It was reported on 23 February 2015, that Texas oil and gas company Linn Energy LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) is planning to sell up to $500 million worth of shares in a public offering, the proceeds of which will be spread across a variety of areas, including acquisitions and debt repayment. On last trading day Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) moved down -1.37% to close at $12.28. Its volatility for the week is 4.20% while volatility for the month is 6.21%. LINE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -19.20%. Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) monthly performance is 22.07%.

Zacks cut shares of Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP) from a neutral rating to an underperform rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP) in last trading activity moved down -2.09% to close at $8.45. Company weekly performance is -6.53% while its quarterly performance stands at -13.78%. Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP) is -45.38% away from its 52 week high.

MeetMe, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEET) on 19 February 2015, announced that management will host a conference call on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. ET to discuss details and answer questions about the company’s financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2014. On Wednesday shares of MeetMe, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEET) closed at $1.89. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 232.10%.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBRL) and multi-GRAMMY Award nominated duo Dailey & Vincent announce the upcoming CD release of Dailey & Vincent – ALIVE! In Concert. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBRL) has 1.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 80.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $149.56.

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) Pittsburgh, expects to make a total of $485 million in contributions to its global pension funds in 2015, of which $380 million is for its U.S. plans. On last trading day Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) fell -4.70% to close at $15.00. Its volatility for the week is 2.74% while volatility for the month is 2.56%. AA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.10%. Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) monthly performance is -6.54%.

Why Traders Are Watching: Trex Co. Inc. (NYSE:TREX), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP), Linn Energy (NASDAQ:LINE), RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ)

Trex Co. Inc. (NYSE:TREX) announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the fourth quarter of 2014, net sales totaled $74.2 million compared to $63.8 million for the 2013 quarter, an increase of 16.2%. The Company recognized earnings before taxes of $8.6 million for the 2014 quarter, a $4.4 million, or 103%, increase compared to the 2013 quarter. On Tuesday shares of Trex Co. Inc. (NYSE:TREX) closed at $49.90. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 0.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.00%.

On 20 February, Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) announced collaborations with Databricks and UC Berkeley’s AMPLab to advance the big data processing technology for Intel systems. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) in last trading activity increased 1.93% to close at $34.41. Company weekly performance is -0.95% while its quarterly performance stands at -3.59%. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is -8.55% away from its 52 week high.

Credit Suisse upgraded shares of Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) from a neutral rating to an outperform rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. On last trading day Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) increased 0.34% to close at $20.73. Its volatility for the week is 1.39% while volatility for the month is 1.33%. KEP’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.00%. Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) monthly performance is 4.07%.

On 19 February, Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) and LinnCo, LLC (NASDAQ:LNCO) announced financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. Increased average daily production 53 percent to 1,358 MMcfe/d for the fourth quarter 2014, compared to 889 MMcfe/d for the fourth quarter 2013 and 47 percent to 1,210 MMcfe/d for the full-year 2014, compared to 822 MMcfe/d for 2013. On last trading day Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) fell -0.24% to close at $12.45. Its volatility for the week is 4.36% while volatility for the month is 6.54%. LINE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -19.20%. Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) monthly performance is 32.87%.

RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) announced that the Company has sold a total of 24 hotels for approximately $240 million. The sale price represents approximately a 7.9% capitalization rate on the hotels’ 2014 net operating income, including planned capital expenditures. On last trading day RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) fell -3.35% to close at $31.75. Its volatility for the week is 2.69% while volatility for the month is 2.29%. RLJ’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 37.10%. RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) monthly performance is -11.14%.

Stocks Getting Investor’s Attention: Continental Building Products (NYSE:CBPX), Emerald Oil (NYSEMKT:EOX), Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT), Linn Energy (NASDAQ:LINE), Vanda Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VNDA)

Continental Building Products Inc. (NYSE:CBPX) on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $10.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Herndon, Virginia-based company said it had profit of 24 cents. On Tuesday shares of Continental Building Products, Inc. (NYSE:CBPX) closed at $19.40. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 16.53%.

Emerald Oil, Inc. (NYSEMKT:EOX) plans to announce its fourth quarter and year-end 2014 financial and operational results on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 after the close of trading on the NYSE MKT. Emerald Oil, Inc. (NYSEMKT:EOX) in last trading activity remains unchanged to close at $1.21. Company weekly performance is 2.54% while its quarterly performance stands at -55.02%. Emerald Oil, Inc. (NYSEMKT:EOX) is -85.98% away from its 52 week high.

A government report Thursday will show consumer prices in the U.S. fell in January, based on a Bloomberg News survey of economists, reflecting plunging oil prices. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)’s announced plans to increase wages will help stem the slide in consumer prices later this year. On Tuesday shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) closed at $84.57. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.95%.

MLV & Co reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Linn Energy LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) in a report released on Friday. Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) has 1.00% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 8.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $12.45.

On February 19, Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:VNDA), announced financial and operational results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. Vanda total revenues for the fourth quarter of 2014 were $15.4 million, compared to $8.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2013. Vanda total revenues for the full year 2014 were $50.2 million, compared to $33.9 million for 2013. On last trading day Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA) increased 0.66% to close at $10.60. Its volatility for the week is 7.23% while volatility for the month is 5.70%. VNDA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 62.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.30%. Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA) monthly performance is -13.33%.

Stocks Getting Investor’s Attention: Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE), Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TSEM), Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ:SBGI), Goldcorp (NYSE:GG), Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS)

Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) is planning to sell up to $500 million worth of shares in a public offering, the proceeds of which will be spread across a variety of areas, including acquisitions and debt repayment. On Monday shares of Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) closed at $12.48. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -14.50%.

Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:TSEM) reported its fourth quarter 2014 and full year results today. Revenue for the 2014 fourth quarter was $235 million, a record for the company, and 75% more than in the fourth quarter of 2013. Revenue was 4% higher than in the previous quarter and slightly higher than in the second quarter of 2014, which was the last quarter to include revenue from Micron. The fourth quarter revenue figure is in line with the consensus analysts’ estimate. Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:TSEM) in last trading activity increased 15.12% to close at $15.76. Company weekly performance is 12.89% while its quarterly performance stands at 41.60%. Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:TSEM) is -5.00% away from its 52 week high.

On 18 February 2015, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.165 per share on the Company’s Class A and Class B common stock. The dividend is payable on March 13, 2015, to the holders of record at the close of business on February 27, 2015. On last trading day Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) increased 1.65% to close at $28.36. Its volatility for the week is 6.73% while volatility for the month is 4.45%. SBGI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 24.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 26.80%. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) monthly performance is 7.14%.

Mineweb reported that Goldcorp Inc (NYSE:GG) posted a hefty loss as it took USD 2.3 billion impairment charge on a new mine in Argentina, the second multi billion dollar writedown from a top gold miner in as many days. On Monday shares of Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG) closed at $21.51. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 8.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.70%.

Zacks reaffirmed their neutral rating on shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) in a research note issued to investors on 17 February 2105. On last trading day Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) decreased -2.72% to close at $58.71. Its volatility for the week is 1.81% while volatility for the month is 2.83%. LVS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 26.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 44.50%. Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) monthly performance is 8.78%.