Active Watch List: Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTBI), Accuride Corp. (NYSE:ACW), Elbit Imaging (NASDAQ:EMITF), Camtek (NASDAQ:CAMT)

On Monday shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) closed at $26.76. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 27.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by Jefferies Group in a research note issued on Friday.

PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTBI) in last trading activity increased 16.17% to close at $9.27. Company weekly performance is -5.41% while its quarterly performance stands at 199.03%. PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTBI) is -61.37% away from its 52 week high. PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTBI), announced that it had closed its previously announced acquisition of Abeona Therapeutics, a company engaged in the development and commercialization of therapies for patients with lysosomal storage diseases. The Company will issue to Abeona Therapeutic members a total of 3,979,761 common shares, and up to an additional $9 million in performance milestones, in common stock or cash, at the Company’s option. Additionally, Tim Miller, Ph.D. is appointed President & CEO of PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals and joins the Company’s Board of Directors.

On last trading day Accuride Corp. (NYSE:ACW) decreased -0.75% to close at $3.97. Its volatility for the week is 3.72% while volatility for the month is 4.32%. ACW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 74.30%. Accuride Corp. (NYSE:ACW) monthly performance is -10.99%. Accuride Corp. (NYSE:ACW) announced that it webcasted its investor presentation on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at the 16th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference being held at Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif.

Elbit Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ:EMITF) has 53.46% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 23.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $1.62. On Elbit Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ:EMITF) announced that its 44.9% owned subsidiary, Plaza Centers N.V, announced that it has reached an agreement to sell Koregaon Park Plaza, the retail, entertainment and office scheme located in Pune, India for approximately €35 million (approximately US$ 39 million, 2,500 million INR), consistent with the asset’s last reported book value. The net cash proceeds (after repayment of the related bank loan, other liabilities and transaction costs) from the sale will be c. €7.2 million (approximately US$ 8 million, 516.5 million INR).

On last trading day Camtek Ltd. (NASDAQ:CAMT) decreased -1.67% to close at $2.94. Its volatility for the week is 2.84% while volatility for the month is 3.45%. CAMT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.80%. Camtek Ltd. (NASDAQ:CAMT) monthly performance is -9.82%. On May 14, Camtek Ltd (NASDAQ:CAMT) announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 4.3 million of its ordinary shares at a price of $2.85 per share. The company has also granted to the underwriters a 30-day option to acquire an additional 450 thousand shares to cover overallotments in connection with the offering.

Trending Stocks: Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobras (NYSE:EBR), Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH), Alliance Holdings (NASDAQ:AHGP), Pfizer (NYSE:PFE)

On Wednesday shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) closed at $27.19. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 27.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) this week announced that the company has appointed Ernie Maddock as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance, effective June 1, 2015. Mr. Maddock will join Micron after having served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Riverbed Technology, where he was also responsible for worldwide operations and information technology.

Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobras (NYSE:EBR) in last trading activity moved down -10.11% to close at $2.40. Company weekly performance is -14.89% while its quarterly performance stands at 37.14%. Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobras (NYSE:EBR) is -38.62% away from its 52 week high. Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras SA- Eletrobras (NYSE:EBR) is considering selling controlling stakes in power distribution companies to focus on generation and transmission of electricity, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said on 6 May.

On last trading day Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:TXRH) moved down -0.41% to close at $34.35. Its volatility for the week is 2.19% while volatility for the month is 2.55%. TXRH’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 12.90%. Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:TXRH) monthly performance is -4.13%. On 4 May, Texas Roadhouse Inc. (NASDAQ:TXRH) reported first quarter EPS of $0.46 after the bell Monday, compared to $0.34 a year ago. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $0.44. The stock is now up 1.63 on 65K shares.

Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (NASDAQ:AHGP) has 4.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 27.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $48.71. On 5 May, Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (NASDAQ:AHGP) and Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. officials announced that Michael J. Hall has retired as a director of Alliance GP, LLC (“AGP”), the general partner of AHGP, and Alliance Resource Management GP, LLC, the managing general partner of ARLP.

On last trading day Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) moved down -0.74% to close at $33.53. Its volatility for the week is 0.98% while volatility for the month is 1.31%. PFE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.10%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) monthly performance is -3.49%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) recently purchased the biggest share percentage in AM-Pharma that is currently developing drugs for conditions such as Kidney injury.

Worth Watching Stocks: Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), Opexa Therapeutics (NASDAQ:OPXA), Hampton Roads Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:HMPR), Spark Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE), NCI (NASDAQ:NCIT)

On Tuesday shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) closed at $26.87. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 27.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. On May 5, Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU), announced that the company has appointed Ernie Maddock as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance, effective June 1, 2015.

Opexa Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPXA) in last trading activity advanced 0.29% to close at $0.38. Company weekly performance is 0.29% while its quarterly performance stands at -49.86%. Opexa Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPXA) is -78.22% away from its 52 week high. Opexa Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPXA), reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2015 and provided an update on the Company’s recent corporate developments. Opexa reported total revenues of $377,543 and $348,837 for the three months ended March 31, 2015 and 2014, respectively. Included in total revenues is $307,686 and $348,837 which was recognized for the three months ended March 31, 2015 and 2014, respectively, related to the $5 million upfront payment received from Merck Serono in connection with a February 2013 Option and License Agreement.

On last trading day Hampton Roads Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:HMPR) decreased -2.73% to close at $1.78. Its volatility for the week is 3.18% while volatility for the month is 3.19%. HMPR’s sales growth for past 5 years was -13.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 14.90%. Hampton Roads Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:HMPR) monthly performance is 0.56%. On May 6, Hampton Roads Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:HMPR) announced that William Thompson, III has joined BHR as a Commercial Relationship Manager in Elizabeth City, NC. BHR does business in North Carolina under the “Gateway Bank” brand name.

On Tuesday shares of Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE) closed at $12.12. Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE) said the company and an affiliate of its founder and majority shareholder have entered into a purchase and sale agreement for the acquisition of Oasis Energy, a retail energy company with around 40,000 natural gas and electricity customers in six states.

On last trading day NCI, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCIT) advanced 0.18% to close at $11.42. Its volatility for the week is 3.52% while volatility for the month is 2.44%. NCIT’s sales growth for past 5 years was -7.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -17.10%. NCI, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCIT) monthly performance is 13.63%. Zacks upgraded shares of NCI (NASDAQ:NCIT) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Monday morning. They currently have $12.00 target price on the stock.

Trader’s Watch List: Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), LookSmart, (NASDAQ:LOOK), Pretium Resources Inc. (NYSE:PVG), Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC), National American University (NASDAQ:NAUH)

On Monday shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) closed at $27.75. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 27.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. On May 05, Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) announced that the company has appointed Ernie Maddock as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance, effective June 1, 2015.

LookSmart, Ltd. (NASDAQ:LOOK) in last trading activity moved up 2.86% to close at $1.08. Company weekly performance is -22.86% while its quarterly performance stands at 52.11%. LookSmart, Ltd. (NASDAQ:LOOK) is -42.08% away from its 52 week high.

On last trading day Pretium Resources Inc. (NYSE:PVG) decreased -1.05% to close at $5.65. Its volatility for the week is 3.85% while volatility for the month is 4.08%. Pretium Resources Inc. (NYSE:PVG) monthly performance is -6.61%. On May 7, Pretium Resources Inc. (NYSE:PVG) report first quarter of 2015 and updates for its high-grade gold Brucejack Project in northern British Columbia. On January 21, 2015, the company announced the completion of a non-brokered private placement with certain existing shareholders, consisting of the issuance of 2,897,490 of our common shares at a price per share of $6.30 for gross proceeds of $18,254,187.

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) has 3.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 59.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $13.97. Macquarie upgraded shares of Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) from a neutral rating to an outperform rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports.

On last trading day National American University Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAUH) decreased -1.25% to close at $3.16. Its volatility for the week is 3.04% while volatility for the month is 3.36%. NAUH’s sales growth for past 5 years was 15.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -18.10%. National American University Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAUH) monthly performance is -2.47%. National American University Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAUH) announced the Company’s Board of Directors declared a cash dividend in the amount of $0.045 per share on all shares of the Company’s common stock outstanding and of record as of the close of business on June 30, 2015, to be paid on or about July 10, 2015. The Company operates on a May 31st fiscal year.

Active Stocks: Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), Tremor Video (NYSE:TRMR), Zoe’s Kitchen (NYSE:ZOES), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), Capella Education Co. (NASDAQ:CPLA)

On Tuesday shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) closed at $28.04. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 27.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) , announced that the company has appointed Ernie Maddock as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance, effective June 1, 2015.

Tremor Video, Inc. (NYSE:TRMR) in last trading activity moved down -6.85% to close at $2.31. Company weekly performance is -18.37% while its quarterly performance stands at 8.45%. Tremor Video, Inc. (NYSE:TRMR) is -53.61% away from its 52 week high. Tremor Video, Inc. (NYSE:TRMR) announced it has partnered with placemedia to offer targeted linear TV impressions to its clients. “We’re excited to partner with placemedia and extend our clients’ ability to reach consumers on every screen where they watch video,” said Lauren Wiener, President of Global Sales and Marketing at Tremor Video.

On last trading day Zoe’s Kitchen, Inc. (NYSE:ZOES) moved down -3.44% to close at $31.76. Its volatility for the week is 5.30% while volatility for the month is 3.97%. ZOES’s sales growth for past 5 years was 52.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -21.40%. Zoe’s Kitchen, Inc. (NYSE:ZOES) monthly performance is -2.99%. Zoe’s Kitchen Inc. (NYSE:ZOES) was upgraded by Zacks
from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Monday.

On last trading day Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) moved down -0.58% to close at $34.12. Its volatility for the week is 1.33% while volatility for the month is 1.38%. PFE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.10%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) monthly performance is -1.04%. On 28 April, Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) reported financial results for first-quarter 2015. The company announced earnings per share of $0.51 against a consensus Street estimate of $0.5, beating the average estimate by $0.01. This corresponds to a decrease of $0.03 compared to the same quarter of the previous fiscal year.

On last trading day Capella Education Co. (NASDAQ:CPLA) moved down -0.84% to close at $52.81. Its volatility for the week is 4.50% while volatility for the month is 3.31%. CPLA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.80%. Capella Education Co. (NASDAQ:CPLA) monthly performance is -18.80%. Capella Education Co. (NASDAQ:CPLA), Minneapolis, declared a quarterly cash dividend of 37 cents per outstanding share of common stock, payable July 15 to shareholders of record on June 3.

Morning Buzz: Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), TG Therapeutics (NASDAQ:TGTX), Bebe Stores (NASDAQ:BEBE), International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM), Ikanos Communications (NASDAQ:IKAN)

On Thursday shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) closed at $28.13. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 27.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. Piper Jaffray set a $35.00 price objective on Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) in a research report released on Wednesday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

TG Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TGTX) in last trading activity decreased -7.98% to close at $13.96. Company weekly performance is -14.93% while its quarterly performance stands at -7.85%. TG Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TGTX) is -30.20% away from its 52 week high. TG Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TGTX) announced that a conference call will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 8:00am ET to discuss results for the first quarter 2015 and provide a business outlook for the remainder of 2015.

On last trading day Bebe Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BEBE) decreased -2.65% to close at $3.31. Its volatility for the week is 2.83% while volatility for the month is 3.66%. BEBE’s sales growth for past 5 years was -5.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -41.00%. Bebe Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BEBE) monthly performance is -8.82%. Bebe Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BEBE) announced that it will host a conference call on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 1:30 P.M. (PT) / 4:30 P.M. (ET) to discuss its third quarter fiscal 2015 results.

On last trading day International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) moved down -1.78% to close at $171.29. Its volatility for the week is 1.68% while volatility for the month is 1.75%. IBM’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 9.30%. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) monthly performance is 6.72%.On 23 April, International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) announced it is taking its QRadar-based security intelligence solution for cyber-threat analytics to the cloud in a SaaS model.

On last trading day Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:IKAN) increased 0.04% to close at $2.75. Its volatility for the week is 2.32% while volatility for the month is 1.88%. IKAN’s sales growth for past 5 years was -18.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.40%. Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:IKAN) monthly performance is -2.10%. Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:IKAN) announced that its first quarter fiscal year 2015 financial results conference call and webcast is scheduled for Monday, May 4, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time.

Trending Tickers: Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB), Essex Rental Corp. (NASDAQ:ESSX), Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), Ennis (NYSE:EBF)

On Wednesday shares of Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) closed at $43.28. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -6.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -13.60%. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) said Chief Executive Marissa Mayer’s compensation last year was valued at $42.1 million, up from $24.9 million in 2013.

Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) in last trading activity moved up 1.31% to close at $20.08. Company weekly performance is 1.67% while its quarterly performance stands at 17.41%. Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) is -6.02% away from its 52 week high. On 21 April, Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) posted revenue of $1.51 billion in the period, exceeding Street forecasts. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.45 billion.

On last trading day Essex Rental Corp. (NASDAQ:ESSX) moved down -1.59% to close at $1.24. Its volatility for the week is 4.07% while volatility for the month is 5.05%. ESSX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 14.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -50.10%. Essex Rental Corp. (NASDAQ:ESSX) monthly performance is -10.79%. Essex Rental Corp. (NASDAQ:ESSX) announced that it will issue its first quarter financial results on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 after the stock market closes.

On Wednesday shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) closed at $28.87. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 27.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%.
On 27 April, Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) announced the pricing of an offering of $550 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.250% senior notes due 2024 (the “2024 Notes”) and $450 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.625% senior notes due 2026 (the “2026 Notes,” and together with the 2024 Notes, the “Notes”).

On last trading day Ennis Inc. (NYSE:EBF) moved down -1.27% to close at $15.57. Its volatility for the week is 4.04% while volatility for the month is 3.13%. EBF’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.10%. Ennis Inc. (NYSE:EBF) monthly performance is 13.26%. Macquarie upgraded shares of Ennis Inc. (NYSE:EBF) from an underperform rating to a neutral rating in a report issued on Tuesday.

Trending Tickers: Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ:TKMR), Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA), Daktronics Inc. (NASDAQ:DAKT), Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), AVX Corp. (NYSE:AVX)

On Tuesday shares of Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ:TKMR) closed at $16.61. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.80%. On 22 April, Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ:TKMR) said that, an experimental Ebola drug from Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp cured all three monkeys intentionally infected with the virus.

Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) in last trading activity advanced 0.50% to close at $14.02. Company weekly performance is 3.24% while its quarterly performance stands at 3.21%. Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) is -42.69% away from its 52 week high. On 20 April, Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) said that, it is seeking buyers for its natural gas properties in Louisiana as it focuses on drilling for oil and other liquids in Texas and Canada.

On last trading day Daktronics Inc. (NASDAQ:DAKT) advanced 2.43% to close at $11.38. Its volatility for the week is 2.44% while volatility for the month is 2.58%. DAKT’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -4.40%. Daktronics Inc. (NASDAQ:DAKT) monthly performance is 8.48%. Daktronics Inc. (NASDAQ:DAKT) said that, it has been selected by StubHub Center and the LA Galaxy to install the largest LED video display for professional soccer specific venues in Carson, California.

On Tuesday shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) closed at $28.99. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 27.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%.Argus upgraded shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) to a buy rating in a research note released on Monday morning. They currently have $41.00 target price on the stock.

On last trading day AVX Corp. (NYSE:AVX) decreased -0.35% to close at $14.08. Its volatility for the week is 2.54% while volatility for the month is 1.88%. AVX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 9.80%. AVX Corp. (NYSE:AVX) monthly performance is -1.47%. On 24 April, AVX Corp. (NYSE:AVX) has reported a 159.46 percent jump in profit for the quarter ended Mar. 31, 2015. The company has earned $101.53 million, or $0.60 a share in the quarter, compared with $39.13million, or $0.23 a share for the same period last year.

FinTop Wall Street Stories: International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC), Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF), Global Partners (NYSE:GLP)

On last trading day International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) moved up 0.56% to close at $170.73. Its volatility for the week is 2.00% while volatility for the month is 1.62%. IBM’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 9.30%. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) monthly performance is 6.31%.On 23 April, International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) announced it is taking its QRadar-based security intelligence solution for cyber-threat analytics to the cloud in a SaaS model

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) in last trading activity moved down -0.09% to close at $11.40. Company weekly performance is -9.09% while its quarterly performance stands at -5.32%. Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) is -12.04% away from its 52 week high. On 24 April, Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) said that, it is mulling a string of acquisitions across segments ranging from Internet protocol network and cloud computing to TV broadcasting, as the Swedish telecom equipment maker seeks to consolidate its market position as the Nokia-Alcatel Lucent combine is set to challenge its leadership.

On Monday shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) closed at $29.26. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 27.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. Argus upgraded shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) to a buy rating in a research note released on Monday morning. They currently have $41.00 target price on the stock.

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) has 0.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 82.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $116.18. On 14 April, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) signed an agreement to acquire the Philadelphia, PA-based Henry H. Ottens Manufacturing Co., Inc. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

On last trading day Global Partners LP (NYSE:GLP) moved down -2.61% to close at $40.33. Its volatility for the week is 3.24% while volatility for the month is 2.73%. GLP’s sales growth for past 5 years was 24.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 9.50%. Global Partners LP (NYSE:GLP) monthly performance is 16.80%. Global Partners LP (NYSE:GLP) announced that the Board of Directors of its general partner, Global GP LLC, has declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.68 per unit ($2.72 per unit on an annualized basis) on all of its outstanding common units for the period from January 1 through March 31, 2015. The distribution will be paid May 15, 2015 to unitholders of record as of the close of business on May 6, 2015.

Stock Runners: Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK), Bio-Rad Laboratories (NYSE:BIO), MasTec (NYSE:MTZ), Alcatel Lucent SA (NYSE:ALU)

On Thursday shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) closed at $29.51. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 27.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. Argus upgraded shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) to a buy rating in a research note released on Monday morning. They currently have $41.00 target price on the stock.

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) in last trading activity moved down -0.31% to close at $57.51. Company weekly performance is -0.57% while its quarterly performance stands at -7.37%. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) is -8.87% away from its 52 week high. On 20 April, Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) has announced that it has submitted an application to the U.S. Food and Drug and Administration (FDA) seeking approval for its cancer drug Keytrada that is designed to treat patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) after a study comparing the drug against rival cancer treatments by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. was published

On last trading day Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) moved up 0.56% to close at $137.40. Its volatility for the week is 1.17% while volatility for the month is 1.13%. BIO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -10.10%. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) monthly performance is 1.65%. On 20 April, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) announced that Bio-Rad is extending its agreement with Beckman Coulter and has named the company exclusive global distributor of Bio-Rad’s Access HIV combo assay and the Access hepatitis C virus (HCV) assay in select geographies. (The products are not available in the U.S. or Vietnam).

MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) has 4.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 81.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $17.75. On 13 April, MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) reported it has successfully completed its previously announced consent solicitation, seeking extension of reporting requirements under the indenture governing its $400 million Senior Notes due March 15, 2023 (the “Notes”).

Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU) in last trading activity moved down -2.18% to close at $4.03. Company weekly performance is 1.77% while its quarterly performance stands at 16.81%. Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU) is -18.75% away from its 52 week high. On 15 April, Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU) said that, Nokia Oyj agreed to buy Alcatel-Lucent SA in an all-stock deal valued at 15.6 billion euros ($16.6 billion) to create the world’s largest supplier of equipment that powers mobile-phone networks.