Why Need to Watch: Acceleron Pharma (NASDAQ:XLRN), Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ), UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL), Perficient Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT), ZS Pharma (NASDAQ:ZSPH)

On Monday shares of Acceleron Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN) closed at $32.68. Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) and Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN) announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designations to luspatercept for two separate indications; the use of luspatercept for the treatment of patients with transfusion dependent beta-thalassemia and the use of luspatercept for the treatment of patients with non-transfusion dependent beta-thalassemia. Celgene and Acceleron are jointly developing luspatercept.

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) in last trading activity fell -1.11% to close at $40.00. Company weekly performance is 1.70% while its quarterly performance stands at 8.13%. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) is -1.26% away from its 52 week high. Mondelez International Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ)plans to cut several hundred jobs at a Chicago bakery that makes Chips Ahoy and Oreo cookies and other snack foods. The Deerfield based company said the total number of layoffs will depend on a decision about where to locate four new manufacturing lines.

On last trading day UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL) increased 0.94% to close at $50.27. Its volatility for the week is 1.87% while volatility for the month is 1.94%. 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 0.98%. UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL) announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.432 per share on its Common Stock at today’s Board meeting. This dividend is payable July 1, 2015 to shareowners of record at the close of business on June 15, 2015.

Perficient Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT) has 3.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 71.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $19.83. Zacks upgraded shares of Perficient Inc (NASDAQ:PRFT) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Monday morning. They currently have $22.00 target price on the stock.

On last trading day ZS Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZSPH) increased 6.40% to close at $52.19. Its volatility for the week is 6.14% while volatility for the month is 5.87%. ZS Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZSPH) monthly performance is 28.77%. On May 11, ZS Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZSPH) reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. ZS Pharma reported net loss attributable to common shareholders of $21.9 million, or $1.05 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, compared with a net loss attributable to common shareholders of $10.7 million, or $6.60 per diluted share, for the same period in 2014.

What’s Hot Today: Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ), Identiv (NASDAQ:INVE), Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE:PBA), Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD), Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS)

On Monday shares of Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) closed at $40.00. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -2.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.10%. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) announced its$400 million Cocoa Life program is fully operational in Indonesia, the world’s third largest cocoa origin and the biggest cocoa origin in Asia. By the end of 2015, Cocoa Life will be operating in more than 100 Indonesian communities and will have trained 8,000 farmers in agricultural and business skills to help improve cocoa yields, protect the environment and boost farmer incomes.

Identiv, Inc. (NASDAQ:INVE) in last trading activity moved down -7.66% to close at $6.87. Company weekly performance is -23.33% while its quarterly performance stands at -42.94%. Identiv, Inc. (NASDAQ:INVE) is -67.76% away from its 52 week high. On May 13, Identive Group (Nasdaq:INVE
) reported Q1 EPS of ($0.54), $0.31 worse than the analyst estimate of ($0.23). Revenue for the quarter came in at $14.9 million versus the consensus estimate of $19.74 million. First quarter 2015 results included restructuring costs of $0.2 million, compared to restructuring costs of $0.4 million.

On last trading day Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE:PBA) moved down -2.09% to close at $33.68. Its volatility for the week is 2.49% while volatility for the month is 2.29%. PBA’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 2.68%. Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE:PBA) monthly performance is -2.43%. Pembina Pipeline Corporation Corporation (NYSE:PBA) announced that its Board of Directors approved a 5.2 percent increase in its monthly common share dividend rate (from $0.145 per common share to $0.1525 per common share) and declared a monthly dividend of $0.1525 payable, subject to applicable law, on June 15, 2015 to shareholders of record on May 25, 2015.

On Monday shares of Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD) closed at $36.51. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -1.30%. Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Credit Suisse in a report issued on Monday. They currently have a GBX 250 ($3.93) price target on the stock.

On last trading day Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) advanced 5.61% to close at $103.03. Its volatility for the week is 2.61% while volatility for the month is 2.66%. SWKS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 23.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 33.60%. Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) monthly performance is 9.43%. Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) of Woburn, MA, USA has expanded its portfolio of RF switches with a suite of analog control ICs for a variety of Internet of Things applications including the connected home and smart lighting. In addition to supporting high data rates and broad frequency ranges, the fully integrated switch solutions operate at elevated temperatures, making them suitable for embedded smart energy and lighting applications where small form factors are required and ambient temperatures can reach up to 105°C.

Morning Watch List: Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA), Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ), The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), the Rubicon Project (NYSE:RUBI), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG)

On Monday shares of Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) closed at $13.87. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -6.30%. On 4 May, Encana Corp. (NYSE:ECA) has sold Wind River Basin acreage in Wyoming to private equity investors for an undisclosed amount. Aethon Energy Management LLC and RedBird Capital Partners LLC acquired the Moneta Divide assets, encompassing about 188,000 net acres, from Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc.

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) in last trading activity fell -0.28% to close at $39.33. Company weekly performance is 1.84% while its quarterly performance stands at 10.61%. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) is -42.94% away from its 52 week high. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) announced on 7 May, the rollout of a global partnership with ChannelSight that will maximize e-commerce sales opportunities across its digital media touch points such as brands’ product pages, social media, video advertising and CRM campaigns. Over the coming months, Mondelez International will continue to add “Buy Now” buttons to owned, earned and paid media platforms across 25 markets, linking to over 130 retailers’ websites, to make it easy for consumers to both find and buy Mondelez International products online.

On last trading day The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) increased 0.10% to close at $51.90. Its volatility for the week is 1.68% while volatility for the month is 1.61%. DOW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 68.70%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) monthly performance is 7.25%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) on 6 May announced that it has closed the acquisition of ExxonMobil Chemical’s 50% stake in their common Univation Technologies joint venture. The two companies had agreed on the sale in October last year (see Plasteurope.com of 08.10.2014). Financial details were not disclosed.

the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) has 8.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 51.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $17.06. The Rubicon Project Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) on 5 May, reported a loss of $5 million in its first quarter but its adjusted results topped Wall Street estimates. Its outlook for second-quarter earnings per share, however, fell below Wall Street expectations and its stock dipped in after-hours trading. On a per-share basis, the Los Angeles-based company said it had a loss of 14 cents in the first quarter. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 2 cents per share.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has 0.19% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 31.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $535.70. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s self-driving cars have been involved in 11 accidents, but have not been the cause of any, over the last six years since the project began, the program’s director said on Monday, May 11, according to Reuters. A team of drivers that is testing the fleet of more than 20 vehicles have driven 1.7 million miles so far.

Stock Runners: Nxt-ID (NASDAQ:NXTD), Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ), KBR (NYSE:KBR), Halozyme Therapeutics (NASDAQ:HALO), Aware (NASDAQ:AWRE)

On Thursday shares of Nxt-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTD) closed at $2.76. OnnMAy 04, Nxt-ID (NASDAQ:NXTD) announces a new relationship with Wallaby Financial, a subsidiary of Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) and a recognized leader in mobile and web-based credit card optimization solutions.

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) in last trading activity moved up 1.38% to close at $38.98. Company weekly performance is 1.59% while its quarterly performance stands at 7.96%. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) is -0.30% away from its 52 week high. Morgan Stanley restated their overweight rating on shares of Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) in a report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a $42.00 target price on the stock.

On last trading day KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) moved down -0.61% to close at $18.00. Its volatility for the week is 2.49% while volatility for the month is 2.70%. KBR’s sales growth for past 5 years was -12.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -46.80%. KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) monthly performance is 21.54%. KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) swung to a profit in its first quarter as cost cuts helped offset declining sales, reported on April 29. KBR reported a profit of $44 million, or 30 cents a share, compared with a loss of $43 million, or 29 cents a share, a year earlier. Excluding legal fees and other items, per-share earnings were 33 cents.

Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALO) has 0.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 67.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $15.16. Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALO) will be presenting at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Health Care Conference in Las Vegas, on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 10:40 a.m. PT/1:40 p.m. ET.

On last trading day Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE) moved up 0.77% to close at $3.95. Its volatility for the week is 4.63% while volatility for the month is 2.73%. AWRE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 32.00%. Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE) monthly performance is -12.22%. Aware Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE) on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $272,000. On a per-share basis, the Bedford, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of 1 cent.

Today’s Watch List: Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ), Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ:NWBO), Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII), Sturm, Ruger (NYSE:RGR), DaVita HealthCare Partners (NYSE:DVA)

On Monday shares of Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) closed at $38.62. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -2.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.10%. On April 29, Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) reported its first quarter 2015 results, reflecting continued strong Adjusted Operating Income margin expansion and Adjusted EPS growth on a constant currency basis, as well as solid Organic Net Revenue growth. On a reported basis, net revenues were $7.8 billion, down 10.2 percent, including a negative 14.5 percentage point impact from currency. Operating income was $811 million, down 3.8 percent. Diluted EPS was $0.19, up $0.10.

Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBO) in last trading activity increased 0.73% to close at $8.25. Company weekly performance is 0.12% while its quarterly performance stands at 33.28%. Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBO) is -12.70% away from its 52 week high. On May 1, Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ:NWBO) announced that the Company has closed on the $28.5 million second tranche of a $40 million investment from Woodford investment funds in the UK.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) has 2.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $49.36. Argo Group International Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $58.8 million.

On Monday shares of Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. (NYSE:RGR) closed at $58.56. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 15.00%. Firearms maker Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) Monday reported first-quarter net income of $15.5 million or $0.81 per share, down from $24.3 million or $1.22 per share last year.

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE:DVA) in last trading activity decreased -0.07% to close at $82.34. Company weekly performance is -1.73% while its quarterly performance stands at 8.96%. DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE:DVA) is -3.32% away from its 52 week high. DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE:DVA), said it agreed to pay $450 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit accusing it of deliberately wasting medicines in order to receive higher Medicare payments.

Trending Tickers: Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ), Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL)

On Friday shares of Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) closed at $38.65. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -2.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 8.74%. Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) was upgraded by equities researchers at Deutsche Bank from a “hold” rating to a “buy ” rating in a research report issued on Thursday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm currently has a $43.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $36.00.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) in last trading activity moved up 2.28% to close at $45.66. Company weekly performance is -2.81% while its quarterly performance stands at -3.29%. Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) is -10.40% away from its 52 week high. Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) disclosed April 30, that CEO Richard Anderson got a 22 percent increase in compensation last year, to nearly $17.6 million.

On last trading day Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) moved up 0.56% to close at $87.37. Its volatility for the week is 1.95% while volatility for the month is 1.88%. CAT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 32.70%. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) monthly performance is 10.62%. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) Director of Investor Relations Rich Moore will speak at the Wells Fargo 2015 Industrial and Construction Conference on Tuesday, May 5. He is scheduled to speak at 9:55 a.m. Eastern Time.

On Friday shares of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) closed at $78.99. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 74.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 26.98%.
David Goldberg, husband of Facebook Inc.’s (NASDAQ:FB) chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly on Friday night. Goldberg, chief executive officer of SurveyMonkey.com, was 47-years-old.

On last trading day Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXWL) moved up 0.89% to close at $5.65. Its volatility for the week is 5.34% while volatility for the month is 4.92%. MXWL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 25.90%. Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXWL) monthly performance is -28.57%. On April 22, Maxwell Technologies, Inc., (NASDAQ:MXWL) announced the availability of its 24-volt ultracapacitor-based Engine Start Module (ESM), ideal for improving equipment uptime and power reliability in buses and industrial vehicles, such as cranes, backhoes, bulldozers, graders, pavers, off-road trucks, portable compressors and others with diesel engines. The 24-volt ESM enables vehicles to start and operate reliably in the face of cold weather and infrequent starting.

Market Movers: Tokai Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TKAI), Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ), Resonant Inc. (NASDAQ:RESN), Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ:DYAX), Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IRWD)

On Tuesday shares of Tokai Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TKAI) closed at $12.72. Tokai Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TKAI) announced the appointment of Cheryl Cohen, the former Chief Commercial Officer of Medivation, Inc., to its Board of Directors.

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) in last trading activity increased 0.59% to close at $37.47. Company weekly performance is 1.27% while its quarterly performance stands at 2.07%. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) is -4.16% away from its 52 week high. Kraft Foods Group Inc and Mondelēz International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) are being sued in a proposed class action on behalf of wheat futures and options traders for allegedly manipulating the grain’s price. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday by futures trader Richard Dennis in the federal court in Chicago, eight days after the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission sued both companies.

On last trading day Resonant Inc. (NASDAQ:RESN) moved down -4.12% to close at $4.19. Its volatility for the week is 6.93% while volatility for the month is 11.33%. Resonant Inc. (NASDAQ:RESN) monthly performance is -58.10%. Recently Resonant Inc. (NASDAQ:RESN) received notice that the development agreement with its first customer has been terminated, and that Resonant must pursue commercialization of its designs with this customer by working directly with the filter manufacturer. Resonant intends to collaborate with the filter manufacturer to continue to submit improved product designs for consideration by this customer for insertion into its product modules.

Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ:DYAX) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 92.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $29.02. Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ:DYAX) announced that executive management will participate in the 14th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference being held April 14-15 2015 at the Westin Grand Central Hotel in New York City. The Company is scheduled to present on Tuesday April 14at 11:20am (ET) and will provide a corporate update on DX-2930 the KALBITOR® (ecallantide) business and the Licensing and Funded Research Portfolio (LFRP).

On last trading day Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:IRWD) moved down -0.98% to close at $15.23. Its volatility for the week is 4.05% while volatility for the month is 4.56%. IRWD’s sales growth for past 5 years was 17.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 30.30%. Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:IRWD) monthly performance is 1.06%. Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IRWD) is also developing a candidate (IW-9179) for diabetic gastroparesis. The candidate is in a phase IIa study with data expected in the first half of 2016.

News Buzz: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ), Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. (NYSE:YGE), ClubCorp Holdings (NYSE:MYCC), PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC)

On Thursday shares of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) closed at $57.94. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 14.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 17.00%. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has invested into rival FanDuel Inc., which is the biggest single-game fantasy sports platform. It also advertises on ESPN, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) in last trading activity moved up 0.91% to close at $36.63. Company weekly performance is 4.87% while its quarterly performance stands at 1.27%. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) is -6.31% away from its 52 week high. Kraft Foods Group Inc (NASDAQ:KRFT) and Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) are being charged by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for manipulating the price of cash wheat and wheat future for their personal gain.

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (YGE) released its most recent earnings report last week, which underperformed compared to analysts’ expectations. Yingli Solar’s stock price has fallen over 50% since the end of June, partly because of declining oil prices. Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE:YGE) in last trading activity fell -0.53% to close at $1.86. Company weekly performance is -7.00% while its quarterly performance stands at -20.85%. Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE:YGE) is -61.89% away from its 52 week high.

ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MYCC) has 2.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 96.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $19.23. Stifel Nicolaus began coverage on shares of ClubCorp Holdings (NYSE:MYCC) in a research note issued to investors. The firm issued a buy rating on the stock.

On last trading day PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) moved up 1.00% to close at $36.51. Its volatility for the week is 1.56% while volatility for the month is 2.30%. PTC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 37.80%. PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) monthly performance is 8.56%. On 26 March 2015, PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) announced that Robert Schechter has assumed the role of chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. Schechter succeeds Donald Grierson, who will continue to serve on PTC’s board.

Worth Watching Stocks: Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:SNTA), EveryWare Global (NASDAQ:EVRY), Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT), Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU), Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ)

On Wednesday shares of Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:SNTA) closed at $1.99. Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:SNTA) announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 22,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $1.75 per share. Gross proceeds to Synta are expected to be approximately $38.5 million, before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by Synta. The offering is expected to close on or about April 6, 2015, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

EveryWare Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:EVRY) in last trading activity decreased -81.25% to close at $0.22. Company weekly performance is -78.16% while its quarterly performance stands at -70.08%. EveryWare Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:EVRY) is -95.28% away from its 52 week high. EveryWare Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:EVRY), said it has reached a deal on the terms of a debt-for-equity swap that calls for its senior lenders to take control of the company. The company, which was formed by Monomoy Capital Partners, said Wednesday that it has already reached a deal with its secured lenders, which are owed a total of some $248.6 million. The lenders will become the owners of 96% of EveryWare Global’s common stock and the sale will be completed through a prepackaged Chapter 11 filing.

On Wednesday shares of Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT) closed at $82.09. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 2.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.08%. Target Canada Co., a unit of Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT), announced that it will complete its inventory liquidation efforts and close the last of its 133 Canadian retail stores to the public on April 12. In addition, Target Canada’s three distribution centres and Mississauga headquarters have been closed. Liquidator-led fixture sales will continue in some locations.

Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU) in last trading activity advanced 0.92% to close at $29.52. Company weekly performance is 1.83% while its quarterly performance stands at -6.94%. Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU) is -30.64% away from its 52 week high. Canada’s largest oil and gas company Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU) said on Wednesday that it expected to largely implement operating budget cuts of C$600 million ($476 million) to C$800 million in 2015, ahead of the previously projected two-year period.

On last trading day Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) advanced 0.57% to close at $36.29. Its volatility for the week is 2.10% while volatility for the month is 1.96%. MDLZ’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -7.50%. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) monthly performance is -0.51%. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) announced that it has begun to make and sell Oreo, the world’s #1 biscuit in Morocco after investing almost $11 million in a state-of-the-art local production capacity to create the company’s largest Oreo production line in Africa.

Trader’s Recap: Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ), NV5 Holdings (NASDAQ:NVEE), The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), Biodel Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOD), ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT)

On Friday shares of Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) closed at $35.55. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -2.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 8.80%. Mondelez International Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) said Chief Executive Irene Rosenfeld’s total compensation rose 50% in 2014, boosted by an increase to her annual incentive award and pension value. The chief executive’s total compensation was valued at $21 million last year, up from $14 million in 2013, but still below the $28.8 million in total compensation she received in 2012.

NV5 Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVEE) in last trading activity fell -0.50% to close at $16.00. Company weekly performance is 12.04% while its quarterly performance stands at 25.20%. NV5 Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVEE) is -1.78% away from its 52 week high. NV5 Holdings (NASDAQ: NVEE) reported Q4 EPS of $0.25, versus consensus $0.21 and $0.10 reported last year. Revenue for the quarter came in at $28.7 million, versus consensus of $27 and $16.91 million reported last year. The Company expects that full-year 2015 diluted earnings per share will range from $1.01 per share to $1.09 per share compared to consensus of $1.04.

On Friday shares of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) closed at $47.76. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.84%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) will separate a portion of its century-old chlorine business and sell it to Olin Corp in a tax-efficient deal worth $5 billion as part of efforts to shed low-margin assets. The deal will make smaller rival Olin the world’s largest producer of chlor-alkali, which is used to make chlorine and caustic soda. These chemicals are used in a variety of industries such as healthcare, textiles and automotive.

Biodel Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOD) has 10.21% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 29.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $1.18. William Blair reaffirmed their outperform rating on shares of Biodel Inc (NASDAQ:BIOD) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday.

On last trading day ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) advanced 0.23% to close at $39.41. Its volatility for the week is 1.64% while volatility for the month is 1.77%. ITT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 29.70%. ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) monthly performance is -4.09%. ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) recently disclosed an investment of about $20 million in its Motion Technologies business to enhance braking technology production capabilities in the Jiangsu Province of China. However, shares of the company dipped marginally (0.2%), since the announcement of this news on Mar 24, due to broader market concerns.