Active Stocks to Watch: Constellium N.V (NYSE:CSTM), Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), Merck & Co. (NYSE:MRK), BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY), Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD)

On Friday shares of Constellium N.V (NYSE:CSTM) closed at $15.75. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 9.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 42.05%. Constellium NV (NYSE:CSTM) on Thursday reported a first-quarter loss of $36.1 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Schiphol-Rijk, Netherlands-based company said it had a loss of 34 cents. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 2 cents per share.

Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) in last trading activity moved up 2.91% to close at $5.66. Company weekly performance is 5.60% while its quarterly performance stands at 37.71%. Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) is -10.16% away from its 52 week high. It was reported on 8 May, that Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), a regional vertically-integrated solid waste services company, initially caught the eye of JCP Investment Management and its partners earlier this year. After disclosing a 5% stake in a 13D SEC filing, the activist hedge fund delivered a private letter to the board nominating three individuals to the board of directors at the upcoming 2015 annual meeting.

On last trading day Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) moved up 0.75% to close at $60.23. Its volatility for the week is 1.22% while volatility for the month is 1.53%. MRK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -6.30%. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) monthly performance is 4.13%. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) announced that new investigational data in 10 different types of cancer from the company’s immuno-oncology development program evaluating its anti-PD-1 therapy, KEYTRUDA® , will be presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago, May 29 – June 2, 2015.

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) in last trading activity remains unchanged to close at $10.33. Company weekly performance is 4.55% while its quarterly performance stands at 2.38%. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is -18.21% away from its 52 week high. BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) and T-Mobile US Incorporated have announced a joint plan to bring the BlackBerry Classic to the Un-carrier’s Data Strong network and its approximately 57 million individual and business customers.

On last trading day Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD) moved up 0.93% to close at $154.67. Its volatility for the week is 3.12% while volatility for the month is 3.02%. PXD’s sales growth for past 5 years was 23.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 49.20%. Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD) monthly performance is -14.18%. After Parsley Energy Inc.’s (PE) mixed start to the year—a production beat, a net loss and a nifty bolt-on acquisition in its core—the company is joining its peers’ optimism in the Permian Basin. Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD) and RSP Permian Inc. (RSPP) have indicated they would increase rig counts if prices continue to strengthen.

Hot Alert: MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), COLUCID PHARMACEUTICALS (NASDAQ:CLCD), Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), Progressive (NYSE:PGR), AG Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:MITT)

On Wednesday shares of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) closed at $19.36. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) has earned a “B-” credit rating from Morningstar. The firm’s “B-” rating indicates that the company is a high default risk. They also gave their stock a three star rating.

COLUCID PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (NASDAQ:CLCD) in last trading activity advanced 0.48% to close at $8.30. Company weekly performance is 3.75%. COLUCID PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (NASDAQ:CLCD) is -3.49% away from its 52 week high. On May 6, COLUCID PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (NASDAQ:CLCD), announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,500,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $10.00 per share.

On last trading day Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) decreased -0.92% to close at $5.37. Its volatility for the week is 3.45% while volatility for the month is 3.79%. CWST’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 23.70%. Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) monthly performance is -7.57%. On May 6, Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) reported its first quarter financial results for the three month period ended March 31, 2015 (“first quarter 2015”).Revenues were $116.6 million, up $3.4 million, or 3.0%, from the same period in 2014.Adjusted EBITDA* was $14.5 million, up $1.1 million, or 7.9%, from the same period in 2014.

Progressive Corp. (NYSE:PGR) has 0.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 78.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $27.00. The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) announced that it will host a simultaneous webcast of its 2015 Investor Relations Meeting on Thursday, May 14, 2015, beginning at 1:00 p.m. eastern time.

On last trading day AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MITT) advanced 0.43% to close at $18.55. Its volatility for the week is 1.85% while volatility for the month is 1.19%. MITT’s EPS growth for past 5 years was -12.79%. AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MITT) monthly performance is -3.44%. On May 06, AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MITT) reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. The Company had net realized losses of $(9.6) million, or $(0.34) per share, during the quarter ended March 31, 2015. Of this amount, $(12.1) million, or $(0.43) per share was from termination of interest rate swaps, $(1.7) million or $(0.06) per share was from U.S.

Worth Watching Stocks: Corning (NYSE:GLW), Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX), Costamare Inc. (NYSE:CMRE), Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), Banc of California (NYSE:BANC)

On Tuesday shares of Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) closed at $20.99. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 12.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 6.70%. Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) declared that on May 5, 2015 it priced $375 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes that mature on May 8, 2018 at a coupon of 1.500% and $375 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes that mature on May 15, 2022 at a coupon of 2.900%.

On last trading day Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) fell -1.14% to close at $17.27. Its volatility for the week is 1.53% while volatility for the month is 1.94%. BSX’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 33.30%. Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) monthly performance is -2.98%. Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) completed a public offering of $1.85 billion aggregate principal amount of its senior notes under the company’s shelf registration statement.The public offering consists of $600 million of 2.850% notes due May 15 2020 $500 million of 3.375% notes due May 15 2022 and $750 million of 3.850% notes due May 15 2025.

On last trading day Costamare Inc. (NYSE:CMRE) advanced 1.21% to close at $20.13. Its volatility for the week is 2.10% while volatility for the month is 2.23%. CMRE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -11.10%. Costamare Inc. (NYSE:CMRE) monthly performance is 10.92%. Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE) on May 6 announced that its offering of 4,000,000 shares of its 8.75% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock, par value $0.0001 per share, liquidation preference $25.00 per share (the “Series D Preferred Stock”), was priced at $25.00 per share. The Company has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 600,000 shares of the Series D Preferred Stock.

Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) has 4.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 76.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $5.42. On 6 May, Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) reported a smaller loss and higher revenue for its first quarter. Revenue increased3 percent to $116.6 million from $113.2 million, according to a news release. Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) climbed 7.9 percent to $14.5 million.

On last trading day Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE:BANC) decreased -0.69% to close at $13.02. Its volatility for the week is 1.43% while volatility for the month is 1.84%. BANC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 32.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 30.10%. Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE:BANC) monthly performance is 6.29%. Banc of California Inc. (NASDAQ:BANC)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Raymond James in a research report issued to clients and investors on Saturday.

Best Stocks: TransAtlantic Petroleum (NYSEMKT:TAT), TriVascular Technologies (NASDAQ:TRIV), Eagle Rock Energy Partners (NASDAQ:EROC), Casella Waste Systems (NASDAQ:CWST), Artesian Resources (NASDAQ:ARTNA)

On 3 February, TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (NYSEMKT:TAT) announced a corporate update, a preliminary 2015 capital expenditure budget and an update on its operations. TransAtlantic presently holds $35 million of cash on hand and a portfolio of commodity derivative contracts with a present value of approximately $40 million at a Brent crude oil price of $50 per barrel. The Company has hedged approximately 1.5 million barrels of Brent crude oil at a weighted average minimum price of $85 per barrel for the period Q1 2015 through Q1 2019. On Thursday shares of TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (NYSEMKT:TAT) closed at $4.96. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 320.10%.

TriVascular Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIV) management will also participate in BTIG’s Second Annual Snowbird Medical Technology, Diagnostics, and Healthcare IT Conference on Thursday, February 19, 2015. The conference takes place in Snowbird, UT from February 18-20, 2015. TriVascular Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIV) in last trading activity moved down -4.52% to close at $9.92. Company weekly performance is -3.41% while its quarterly performance stands at -28.01%. TriVascular Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIV) is -44.86% away from its 52 week high.

Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EROC) declared that the Board of Directors approved a cash distribution for the quarter ended December 31, 2014 of $0.07 per common unit (including eligible restricted common units), equivalent to $0.28 per unit on an annualized basis. The distribution will be paid on Friday, February 13, 2015 to unitholders of record as of the close of business on Friday, February 6, 2015. On last trading day Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EROC) advanced 0.40% to close at $2.48. Its volatility for the week is 7.58% while volatility for the month is 8.26%. EROC’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -38.60%. Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EROC) monthly performance is 18.10%.

On 6 February, Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering (the “Notes Offering”) of $60.0 million aggregate principal amount of 7.75% senior subordinated notes due 2019 (the “Notes”). Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) has 2.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 76.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $4.18.

Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA) cash dividend payment of $0.2151 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 23, 2015. On last trading day Artesian Resources Corp. (NASDAQ:ARTNA) advanced 1.16% to close at $21.87. Its volatility for the week is 1.60% while volatility for the month is 1.82%. ARTNA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 1.80%. Artesian Resources Corp. (NASDAQ:ARTNA) monthly performance is -1.62%.

Morning Movers: Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), NanoViricides (NYSEMKT: NNVC), Eastman Kodak Co. (NYSE:KODK), Enbridge Energy Management LLC (NYSE:EEQ), ChannelAdvisor (NYSE:ECOM)

Johnson Edwin D, President & COO of Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) executed a transaction worth $3,750 on December 10, 2014. A total of 1,000 shares were purchased at an average price of $3.75. On Friday shares of Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) closed at $3.88. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 0.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 16.00%.

On 7 January NanoViricides, Inc. (NYSEMKT:NNVC) said it has fully repaid its president, Anil Diwan, for the purchase of a Shelton research and manufacturing facility that will soon house the drug developer’s operations. NanoViricides, Inc. (NYSEMKT: NNVC) in last trading activity increased 6.23% to close at $2.73. Company weekly performance is 4.20% while its quarterly performance stands at -27.97%. NanoViricides, Inc. (NYSEMKT: NNVC) is -58.95% away from its 52 week high.

On 5 January Eastman Kodak Co. (NYSE:KODK) said that Eastman Kodak Co. (NYSE:KODK) ‘s digital printing business is now head of a British inkjet printing technology company. On last trading day Eastman Kodak Co. (NYSE:KODK) increased 1.75% to close at $18.60. Its volatility for the week is 4.97% while volatility for the month is 3.67%. KODK’s sales growth for past 5 years was -24.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 85.00%. Eastman Kodak Co. (NYSE:KODK) monthly performance is -5.39%.

On 12 January Enbridge Energy Management LLC (NYSE:EEQ) announced that it will build, own and operate a crude oil pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico to connect the planned Stampede development, operated by Hess Corporation, to an existing third-party pipeline system. Enbridge Energy Management LLC (NYSE:EEQ) has 11.85% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 70.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $36.78.

ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM) VP Diana Semel Allen sold 1,936 shares of ChannelAdvisor Corp stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.14, for a total value of $38,991.04. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 18,064 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $363,809. On last trading day ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM) fell -1.26% to close at $9.38. Its volatility for the week is 9.00% while volatility for the month is 5.72%. ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM) monthly performance is -52.39%.

Stock Alert: Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS), Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE:FDO), Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), The Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW), Avon Products (NYSE:AVP)

Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ron Sargent, has elected to eliminate a tax-gross up provision in his existing severance agreement and elected not to accept his 2.5 percent base salary raise for 2014, which the Board of Directors had previously approved. On Friday shares of Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) closed at $17.35. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 0.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -3.34%.

Family Dollar Stores, Inc (NYSE:FDO) on Thursday said it faced higher obstacles from antitrust authorities in California than anticipated in its pursuit to acquire Near relatives Money Shops Inc. Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE:FDO) in last trading activity increased 0.19% to close at $75.28. Company weekly performance is -3.47% while its quarterly performance stands at -1.43%. Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE:FDO) is -6.65% away from its 52 week high.

Johnson Edwin D, President & COO of Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), executed a transaction worth $3,750 on December 10, 2014. A total of 1,000 shares were purchased at an average price of $3.75. The Insider information was divulged by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing. On last trading day Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) increased 6.01% to close at $3.88. Its volatility for the week is 5.22% while volatility for the month is 4.83%. CWST’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 26.80%. Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) monthly performance is 6.89%.

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced that Amy E. Wilson has been elected corporate secretary by the Board of Directors, effective February 1, 2015, and has been named assistant general counsel. She replaces Charles J. Kalil in the role, who will continue as executive vice president and general counsel. Wilson continues to report to Kalil. On Friday shares of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) closed at $44.79. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.42%.

Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP), boosted sales in Russia, increasing its ranks by tens of thousands in the second half of last year as the plunging ruble prompted more people to seek additional income selling goods door-to-door. On last trading day Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP) decreased -1.84% to close at $7.47. Its volatility for the week is 3.87% while volatility for the month is 3.35%. AVP’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -14.90%. Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP) monthly performance is -18.00%.

5 Stocks in Dramatic Moves: Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ), Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB), Casella Waste Systems (NASDAQ:CWST), Workday (NYSE:WDAY), Richardson Electronics (NASDAQ:RELL)

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) will release its fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 8 a.m. EST and will host a conference call at 10 a.m. EST that day. On Tuesday shares of Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) closed at $36.63. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -2.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.13%.

Speculation that mergers and acquisitions will be a key theme for the health-care sector in 2015 might already be turning out to be true, with US biotech Biogen Idec Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) announcing Sunday that it has sealed a deal with privately held UK-based Convergence Pharmaceuticals through which it would be able to gain access to the company’s portfolio of experimental drugs for chronic nerve pain. On Tuesday shares of Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) closed at $352.74. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 23.40%.

Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) recorded a -8.68% change in the short interest in the past month. The 3-month %change in short interest stands at -0.88%. A decrease in 1-month short interest eases the pressure off the stock while an increase is a negative overhang. On last trading day Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) fell -1.29% to close at $3.82. Its volatility for the week is 5.10% while volatility for the month is 5.01%. CWST’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 26.80%. Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) monthly performance is 2.41%.

Workday, Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, announced that Aneel Bhusri, co-founder and CEO of Workday, will be a keynote speaker at the Evercore ISI 2015 Software Outlook Summit in Menlo Park, Calif. on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. The keynote is scheduled to begin at 12:10 p.m. Pacific Time / 3:10 p.m. Eastern Time. Workday, Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) has 1.00% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 96.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $83.85.

On January 7, Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ:RELL), reported sales and earnings for its second quarter ended November 29, 2014. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors declared a $0.06 per share quarterly cash dividend. Net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 were $33.8 million, a 4.5% decrease compared to net sales of $35.4 million in the prior year. On last trading day Richardson Electronics Ltd. (NASDAQ:RELL) fell -0.52% to close at $9.58. Its volatility for the week is 2.27% while volatility for the month is 1.45%. RELL’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 58.10%. Richardson Electronics Ltd. (NASDAQ:RELL) monthly performance is -4.77%.

Mix Sector Stocks: Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE), AuRico Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUQ), Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), SuperCom (NASDAQ:SPCB)

Fuel cell maker Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG) has signed a multi-year deal with SouthernLINC Wireless, an Atlanta-based energy company and subsidy of Southern Company. Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG) in last trading activity advanced 1.01% to close at $3.01. Company weekly performance is -2.27% while its quarterly performance stands at -33.99%. Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG) is -74.32% away from its 52 week high.

Vale SA (NYSE:VALE) has earned a “BBB” credit rating from analysts at Morningstar. The firm’s “BBB” rating suggests that the company is a moderate default risk. They also gave their stock a three star rating. On last trading day Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) decreased -2.64% to close at $7.73. Its volatility for the week is 2.69% while volatility for the month is 3.68%. VALE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -46.90%. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) monthly performance is -9.38%.

AuRico Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUQ), on 22 December announced that it has entered into an agreement with Crocodile Gold providing for termination of the deferred cash payment arrangement with Crocodile Gold that was previously established in 2012 and its replacement with a revised agreement that provides both parties with a more satisfactory and mutually beneficial arrangement. Completion of the transaction is subject to final approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board (“FIRB”) of Australia. AuRico Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUQ) has 2.54% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 44.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $3.52.

Casella Waste Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CWST) on 4 December reported second-quarter net earnings of $260 thousand or $0.01 per share compared with a loss of $340 thousand or $0.01 per share last year. On Monday shares of Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) closed at $3.93. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 0.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 16.00%.

SuperCom Ltd. (NASDAQ:SPCB)a leading provider of Digital Security Solutions for e-Government, Public Safety, HealthCare, and Mobile Payment solutions announced on 23 December that it has named Mr. Shai Vardi as its new VP of Secure Financial Solutions.On last trading day SuperCom Ltd. (NASDAQ:SPCB) decreased -3.92% to close at $9.81. Its volatility for the week is 3.89% while volatility for the month is 5.77%. SPCB’s sales growth for past 5 years was -13.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.40%. SuperCom Ltd. (NASDAQ:SPCB) monthly performance is -9.83%.

Market Watch: Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR), MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), RadNet (NASDAQ:RDNT)

Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CAR), through the Avis Budget Group Charitable Foundation, continues its tradition of giving by supporting organizations and causes that serve the communities in which the Company operates. In 2014 alone, the Company was able to provide grants to a wide range of organizations, including healthcare research, veterans’ advocacy groups, children’s welfare and the creative and performing arts. Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) in last trading activity increased 9.94% to close at $64.48. Company weekly performance is 15.49% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.62%. Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) is -7.57% away from its 52 week high.

AEG and MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) released renderings of their $350 million arena off the Las Vegas Strip. On last trading day MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) increased 3.25% to close at $20.94. Its volatility for the week is 5.25% while volatility for the month is 2.94%. MGM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 36.30%. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) monthly performance is -7.83%.

American electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is scheduled to announce upgrades for the now-discontinued Tesla Roadster next week. Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) in last trading activity decreased -0.73% to close at $220.97. Company weekly performance is 11.71% while its quarterly performance stands at -12.36%. Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is -24.17% away from its 52 week high.

Casella Waste Systems (NASDAQ:CWST) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December 4th. The company reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.01. The company had revenue of $141.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $140.41 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.01) earnings per share. Analysts expect that Casella Waste Systems will post $-0.26 EPS for the current fiscal year. Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) has 5.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 75.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $3.99.

RadNet (NASDAQ:RDNT) EVP Stephen M. Forthuber unloaded 80,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.54, for a total transaction of $683,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 359,726 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,072,060. On Tuesday shares of RadNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDNT) closed at $9.49. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 7.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%.

Stocks Getting Investor’s Attention: Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE), Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW), Casella Waste Systems (NASDAQ:CWST), Exterran (NYSE:EXH)

Linn Energy LLC, of Houston, has agreed to sell assets in Ector and Midland counties, Tex., to Fleur de Lis Energy LLC, of Dallas, for $350 million. The Permian basin assets produce from several zones, including the Strawn, Wolfcamp, and Spraberry formations. The properties include 7,200 net acres and production of 4,600 boe/d. Proved reserves totaled 19 million boe at year-end 2013. “This field has an extensive geologic column consisting of multiple producing horizons within the Permian basin,” said Porter Timble, chief executive officer of Fleur de Lis. Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) in last trading activity moved down -18.15% to close at $9.83. Company weekly performance is -32.21% while its quarterly performance stands at -66.96%. Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) is -68.41% away from its 52 week high.

Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) last released its earnings data on Thursday, October 23rd. The company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $1.13 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.13 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.33 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Juniper Networks will post $1.37 EPS for the current fiscal year. On last trading day Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) increased 0.76% to close at $21.26. Its volatility for the week is 1.98% while volatility for the month is 1.88%. JNPR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -1.60%. Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) monthly performance is 4.42%.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on CLW shares. Analysts at DA Davidson upgraded shares of Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, 23 October 2014. On last trading day Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) moved down -0.22% to close at $67.41. Its volatility for the week is 2.57% while volatility for the month is 2.50%. CLW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 62.00%. Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) monthly performance is -2.02%.

Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) made a profit in its fiscal second quarter, and revenue rose as well. The Rutland, Vt.-based Casella reported for the period ended Oct. 31 a net profit of $361,000, or 1 cent per diluted share, compared with a net loss of $575,000, or 1 cent per diluted share, in the year-ago period. Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) has 5.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 75.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $3.55.

Exterran Holdings Inc. (NYSE:EXH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 4th. The company reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $723.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $758.84 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.31 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Exterran Holdings will post $0.81 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. On Monday shares of Exterran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EXH) closed at $31.39. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 1.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%.