Why Need to Watch: QLT Inc. (NASDAQ:QLTI), Lion Biotechnologies (NASDAQ:LBIO), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NYSE:AMTD), Globalstar Inc. (NYSEMKT:GSAT)

On Tuesday shares of QLT Inc. (NASDAQ:QLTI) closed at $3.63. QLT Inc. (NASDAQ:QLTI) reported financial results on 30 April, for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Unless otherwise specified, all amounts are reported in U.S. dollars and in accordance with U.S. GAAP. During the three months ended March 31, 2015, research and development (“R&D”) expenditures were $2.2 million compared to $4.8 million for the same period in 2014.

Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIO) in last trading activity moved down -2.14% to close at $11.88. Company weekly performance is -1.57% while its quarterly performance stands at 54.29%. Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIO) is -20.96% away from its 52 week high. Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:LBIO) announced the pricing of an underwritten secondary offering of 4,750,000 shares of Lion’s common stock at a price to the public of $10.00 per share. All shares were offered by the selling stockholders, including certain members of Board of Directors of the Company and certain of their affiliates. Lion Biotechnologies will not sell any shares or receive any proceeds from the offering. The offering is expected to close on or about May 6, 2015, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

On last trading day Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) moved down -1.58% to close at $15.53. Its volatility for the week is 1.59% while volatility for the month is 1.23%. F’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -1.40%. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) monthly performance is -2.02%. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has replaced the plant manager, human resources officials and labor relations officials at its Chicago Assembly Plant after a federal investigator found evidence to support allegations of rampant sexual harassment and racial discrimination against dozens of female employees there.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NYSE:AMTD) has 1.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 49.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $36.72. TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NYSE:AMTD) is today releasing the Investor Movement Index® reading for April 2015. Analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $34.00 price target (down previously from $36.00) on shares of TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NYSE:AMTD) in a research note.

On last trading day Globalstar Inc. (NYSEMKT:GSAT) moved down -3.77% to close at $2.30. Its volatility for the week is 9.82% while volatility for the month is 5.92%. GSAT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 2.90%. Globalstar Inc. (NYSEMKT:GSAT) monthly performance is -27.90%. Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. (NYSEMKT:GSAT) and the leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, on 30 April, revealed that its affordable SPOT Gen3 safety device was instrumental in rescuing 18 athletes competing in this year’s MARATHON DES SABLES 2015 (MDS), the world’s most extreme running race.

Today’s Stocks: Lion Biotechnologies (NASDAQ:LBIO), YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW), The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), General Moly (NYSEMKT:GMO), Bravo Brio Restaurant (NASDAQ:BBRG)

Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIO) in last trading activity moved down -0.33% to close at $12.14. Company weekly performance is 1.17% while its quarterly performance stands at 54.65%. Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIO) is -19.23% away from its 52 week high. On May, 01, Lion Biotechnologies (NASDAQ:LBIO) announced the pricing of an underwritten secondary offering of 4,750,000 shares of Lion’s common stock at a price to the public of $10.00 per share. All shares were offered by the selling stockholders, including certain members of Board of Directors of the Company and certain of their affiliates.

On last trading day YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) increased 0.78% to close at $14.20. Its volatility for the week is 6.32% while volatility for the month is 4.67%. YRCW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -40.74%. YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) monthly performance is -15.83%. On May 30, YRC Worldwide Inc.’s (NASDAQ:YRCW) first-quarter loss narrowed as cost-cutting was offset by lower revenue, hurt by fewer shipments and lower tonnage in its freight segment.

On Monday shares of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) closed at $51.65. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 8.59%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) announced a series of actions to further streamline the organization as a result of the pending separation of a significant portion of its chlorine value chain. The actions will result in a reduction of approximately 1,500 – 1,750 positions, or approximately 3 percent of the global workforce.

General Moly, Inc. (NYSEMKT:GMO) in last trading activity decreased -2.53% to close at $0.77. Company weekly performance is -4.94% while its quarterly performance stands at 28.33%. General Moly, Inc. (NYSEMKT:GMO) is -39.37% away from its 52 week high. General Moly, Inc. (NYSEMKT:GMO), announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Net loss for the three months ended March 31, 2015 was $3.8 million ($0.04 per share), compared to a loss of $2.4 million ($0.03 per share) for the year ago period.

On last trading day Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBRG) moved down -0.73% to close at $14.88. Its volatility for the week is 3.07% while volatility for the month is 2.75%. BBRG’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 27.70%. Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBRG) monthly performance is -3.56%. Bravo Brio Restaurant Group Inc. (NASDAQ:BBRG) on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $2.5 million. The Columbus, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 16 cents per share.

Morning Alert: Lion Biotechnologies (NASDAQ:LBIO), Regado Biosciences (NASDAQ:RGDO), Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR), Southwest Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:OKSB), McGrath Rentcorp (NASDAQ:MGRC)

On Tuesday shares of Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIO) closed at $12.23. On March 08, Lion Biotechnologies (NASDAQ:LBIO) announced that data from a metastatic cervical cancer study conducted by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) was published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology in an article titled “Complete Regression of Metastatic Cervical Cancer After Treatment With Human Papillomavirus-Targeted Tumor-Infiltrating T Cells”.

Regado Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGDO) in last trading activity advanced 2.52% to close at $1.22. Company weekly performance is -2.40% while its quarterly performance stands at 35.56%. Regado Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGDO) is -83.42% away from its 52 week high.

On last trading day Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR) advanced 3.14% to close at $8.86. Its volatility for the week is 4.11% while volatility for the month is 5.93%. DNR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 22.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 51.70%. Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR) monthly performance is 21.20%. Equities research analysts at Goldman Sachs began coverage on shares of Denbury Resources (NYSE:DNR) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm set a “sell” rating on the stock.

Southwest Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:OKSB) has 4.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 79.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $17.70. Southwest Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:OKSB) announced that it plans to issue a news release reporting first quarter 2015 results after the market closes on Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

On last trading day McGrath Rentcorp (NASDAQ:MGRC) advanced 0.93% to close at $34.63. Its volatility for the week is 2.38% while volatility for the month is 2.58%. MGRC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 4.60%. McGrath Rentcorp (NASDAQ:MGRC) monthly performance is 9.48%. On April 9, McGrath Rentcorp (NASDAQ:MGRC) advanced announced that it plans to release financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2015, ending March 31, 2015, after the close of regular market trading on Thursday, April 30, 2015.

Hot Stock List: Lion Biotechnologies (NASDAQ:LBIO), Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK), Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), WageWorks (NYSE:WAGE)

On Monday shares of Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIO) closed at $11.62. Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIO) announced that researchers from Moffitt Cancer Center reported positive results from a pilot trial of TIL and ipilimumab in patients with metastatic melanoma.

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) in last trading activity advanced 1.02% to close at $58.34. Company weekly performance is -0.66% while its quarterly performance stands at 1.78%. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) is -7.56% away from its 52 week high. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) said that, its new buyback program signals a dearth of profitable investment opportunities.

On last trading day Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) advanced 0.41% to close at $431.62. Its volatility for the week is 2.89% while volatility for the month is 2.54%. BIIB’s sales growth for past 5 years was 17.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 29.90%. Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) monthly performance is 5.38%. On 24 March, Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) announced the results from a pre-specified interim analysis of PRIME, an ongoing Phase 1b randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetics of aducanumab (BIIB037) in patients with early or mild Alzheimer’s disease.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 59.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $16.16. On 29 March, Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) said that, it is now launching a new technology that could help prevent drivers from exceeding speed limits — both when driving in their own country and abroad.

On last trading day WageWorks, Inc. (NYSE:WAGE) advanced 1.10% to close at $53.25. Its volatility for the week is 2.92% while volatility for the month is 2.99%. WAGE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 19.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 90.40%. WageWorks, Inc. (NYSE:WAGE) monthly performance is -7.31%. Wells Fargo & Co. started coverage on shares of WageWorks, Inc. (NYSE:WAGE) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. The firm issued an outperform rating on the stock.

Why Trader’s Are Watching: Sterling Construction Co. Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL), Lion Biotechnologies (NASDAQ:LBIO), ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC), Acorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACOR), Nautilus Inc. (NYSE:NLS)

Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) announced that Paul J. Varello, who was elected acting CEO in February, has entered into a multi-year employment agreement with the Company effective March 9, 2015. On Thursday shares of Sterling Construction Co. Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) closed at $3.13. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 6.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.00%.

Piper Jaffray assumed coverage on shares of Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIO) in a report issued on Monday,TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm issued an overweight rating and a $21.00 target price on the stock. Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIO) in last trading activity moved up 9.93% to close at $12.40. Company weekly performance is 29.71% while its quarterly performance stands at 110.17%. Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIO) is 3.33% away from its 52 week high.

ScanSource Communications, a sales unit of ScanSource Inc. (NASDAQ:SCSC) announced it is now offering ShoreTel Sky®, a cloud-based solution that provides businesses a high degree of flexibility, connectivity and seamless integration with their business-critical applications. With this, ScanSource Communications becomes the only distributor to offer both ShoreTel premises- and cloud-based solutions to resellers. On last trading day ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCSC) moved up 1.92% to close at $37.65. Its volatility for the week is 1.93% while volatility for the month is 2.35%. SCSC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 9.80%. ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCSC) monthly performance is 3.24%.

On March 9, it was reported that, A hedge fund’s attempt to invalidate Acorda Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) drug patents under the America Invents Act as an investment strategy to lower the company’s stock price should have biotechnology companies on alert for similar challenges, attorneys say, although the tactic makes financial sense only in rare cases. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) has 1.80% insider ownership. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $34.25.

Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS)’s Chief Executive Officer Bruce M. Cazenave, Sid Nayar, Chief Financial Officer, and William B. McMahon, Chief Operating Officer, presented at the 27th Annual ROTH Conference on March 8-11, 2015, at the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel. On last trading day Nautilus Inc. (NYSE:NLS) moved up 3.66% to close at $15.85. Its volatility for the week is 3.18% while volatility for the month is 2.85%. NLS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 25.00%. Nautilus Inc. (NYSE:NLS) monthly performance is 5.11%.