Morning Buzz: Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA), Denbury Resources (NYSE:DNR), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM), Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE:FBHS), PAHC

On Wednesday shares of Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) closed at $39.45. On 8 April, Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) announced positive topline results from the second part of the Phase 3 ANNEXA™-A study, which evaluated the safety and efficacy of and exanet alfa, an investigational antidote, with the Factor Xa inhibitor Eliquis (apixaban) in healthy volunteers.

Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR) in last trading activity moved up 6.55% to close at $9.44. Company weekly performance is 10.80% while its quarterly performance stands at 39.44%. Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR) is -48.35% away from its 52 week high. Zacks restated their hold rating on shares of Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR) in a report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a $8.50 target price on the stock.

On last trading day Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM) moved up 2.80% to close at $77.90. Its volatility for the week is 1.42% while volatility for the month is 1.54%. CM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 21.20%. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM) monthly performance is 8.63%. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM) said that, it will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at The Westin Calgary hotel, Calgary, Alberta.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) has 0.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 90.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $45.89. On 13 April, Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) has signed an agreement to acquire Norcraft Companies, Inc., a leading, publicly-owned manufacturer of kitchen and bathroom cabinetry.

On last trading day Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NASDAQ:PAHC) moved down -0.41% to close at $33.75. Its volatility for the week is 2.91% while volatility for the month is 3.02%. PAHC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 6.50%. Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NASDAQ:PAHC) monthly performance is -4.88%. Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NASDAQ:PAHC) said that, it will host a webcast and conference call to review third quarter financial results. A news release containing quarterly results is expected to be issued after the market closes on Monday, May 11, 2015.

Trending Tickers: Culp (NYSE:CFI), Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA), Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA), Owens-Illinois (NYSE:OI), Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU)

On Monday shares of Culp, Inc. (NYSE:CFI) closed at $26.50. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 7.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.00%. Culp, Inc. (NYSE:CFI) was downgraded by stock analysts at Raymond James from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report issued on Tuesday.

Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) in last trading activity moved down -0.72% to close at $38.51. Company weekly performance is 1.99% while its quarterly performance stands at 26.97%. Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) is -11.74% away from its 52 week high. On 8 April, Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) announced positive topline results from the second part of the Phase 3 ANNEXA-A study, which evaluated the safety and efficacy of and exanet alfa, an investigational antidote, with the Factor Xa inhibitor Eliquis (apixaban) in healthy volunteers.

On Monday shares of Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) closed at $2.47. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 41.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 30.00%. On 9 April, Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) confirmed that Alex Garden, the head of Zynga Studios, departed from the company in March.

Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE:OI) has 0.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $24.22. Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE:OI) announced that Gordon Hardie and Alan Murray will stand as nominees for election to the company’s Board of Directors at the 2015 annual meeting of stockholders on May 12.

Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) in last trading activity increased 3.80% to close at $60.01. Company weekly performance is 12.05% while its quarterly performance stands at 17.68%. Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) is -5.87% away from its 52 week high. Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) said that, it will report its first quarter unaudited financial results on Monday, April 27, 2015, before U.S. market hours.

Trader’s Watch List: Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM), Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX), Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA), Frontline (NYSE:FRO)

On Monday shares of Epizyme, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPZM) closed at $19.74. Epizyme, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPZM) announced that data from its preclinical pipeline will be presented during the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting, to be held April 18-25 in Philadelphia, Pa.

Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) in last trading activity fell -0.03% to close at $17.83. Company weekly performance is 3.81% while its quarterly performance stands at -2.22%. Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) is -50.32% away from its 52 week high. Vetr upgraded shares of Yandex NV (NASDAQ:YNDX) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Monday. They currently have $24.35 target price on the stock.

On Monday shares of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) closed at $52.66. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 23.25%. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) said that, its Chief Executive Officer Michael Corbat named Stephen Bird to run the global consumer bank, choosing a 17-year veteran with international experience to run a business with $36 billion in annual revenue.

Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) in last trading activity moved down -0.72% to close at $38.51. Company weekly performance is 1.99% while its quarterly performance stands at 26.97%.
Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) is -11.74% away from its 52 week high. On 8 April, Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) announced positive topline results from the second part of the Phase 3 ANNEXA-A study, which evaluated the safety and efficacy of and exanet alfa, an investigational antidote, with the Factor Xa inhibitor Eliquis (apixaban) in healthy volunteers.

On Monday shares of Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO) closed at $2.83. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -13.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.00%. Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO) said that, its $225m convertible bond hurdle will be cleared and the landmark may be followed by a much-hyped merger with sibling Frontline 2012.

Worth Watching Stocks: Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA), Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN), Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), 3M Company (NYSE:MMM)

On Thursday shares of Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) closed at $37.24. Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) had its target price boosted by Credit Suisse to $51.00 in a report issued on Tuesday.

Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) in last trading activity increased 0.57% to close at $7.06. Company weekly performance is -6.86% while its quarterly performance stands at -14.53%. Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) is -16.25% away from its 52 week high. On 1 April, Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) said that, it has been delivering daily deals to Chicagoans and people across the globe. They’ve added other offerings like Getaways and Goods, and today they’ve announced their newest service — Grouber.

On last trading day Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) moved down -0.33% to close at $412.44. Its volatility for the week is 2.36% while volatility for the month is 2.58%. 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 -0.41%. Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) announced it will report first quarter 2015 financial results on Friday, April 24, 2015, before the financial markets open.

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 $16.03.On 2 April, Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) said that, its joint venture with Chongqing Changan Automobile Co Ltd (000625.SZ) will takeover and upgrade a factory in northeast China in a 6.6 billion yuan($1.1 billion) deal.

On last trading day 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) increased 0.17% to close at $162.80. Its volatility for the week is 1.27% while volatility for the month is 1.38%. MMM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 10.60%. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) monthly performance is -2.61%.On 26 March, 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) said that, SOFTlab collaborated with 3M and BBDO to realize 3M’s ‘lifelab’ pavilion at SXSW festival 2015.

Traders Buzz: United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X), Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA), Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), Redwood Trust (NYSE:RWT), YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW)

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) announced it will temporarily idle its Minnesota Ore Operations – Keetac plant in Keewatin, Minn., effective May 13. The temporary idling is due to the company’s current inventory levels and ongoing adjustment of its steelmaking operations throughout North America to match customer demand. On Thursday shares of United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) closed at $22.63. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 9.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -1.31%.

On March 9, Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of shares of its common stock and expects to raise gross proceeds of approximately $100,000,000. All of the shares of common stock in the offering will be sold by Portola Pharmaceuticals. Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) in last trading activity increased 0.74% to close at $40.69. Company weekly performance is -2.77% while its quarterly performance stands at 37.42%. Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) is -6.74% away from its 52 week high.

Rob Knight, chief financial officer of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), addressed the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference at 8:45 a.m. ET on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in New York. On last trading day Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) increased 0.73% to close at $115.13. Its volatility for the week is 1.50% while volatility for the month is 1.43%. UNP’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 25.20%. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) monthly performance is -4.32%.

Redwood Trust, Inc. (NYSE:RWT) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 95.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $18.04.

On March 10, Freight a holding company of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) announces a new dedicated 800 number specifically for businesses with freight delayed at West Coast ports. It is designed to give callers shipping solutions that will help them avoid additional delays and have their merchandise on store shelves in time for the spring retail season. On last trading day YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) decreased -0.39% to close at $17.77. Its volatility for the week is 3.52% while volatility for the month is 3.99%. 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 -2.47%.

Stay on: ICICI Bank (NYSE:IBN), IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG), Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL)

ICICI Bank Ltd. (NYSE:IBN) has invited online applications for its Probationary Officer training programme. There will be two batches that will start undergoing the training at the ICICI Manipal Academy for Banking and Insurance (IMA) in the first week of November 2015 and in February 2016. On Thursday shares of ICICI Bank Ltd. (NYSE:IBN) closed at $11.12. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 6.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 22.00%.

IAMGOLD Corp (NYSE:IAG) was upgraded by investment analysts at HSBC from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a note issued to investors on 23 February 2015. IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) in last trading activity increased 1.29% to close at $2.36. Company weekly performance is 2.16% while its quarterly performance stands at 3.96%. IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) is -45.75% away from its 52 week high.

Portola Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:PTLA) announced that andexanet alfa, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-designated breakthrough therapy, has been granted orphan drug designation by the FDA’s Office of Orphan Products Development for reversing the anticoagulant effect of direct or indirect Factor Xa inhibitors in patients experiencing a serious uncontrolled bleeding event or who require urgent or emergent surgery. Currently, there is no approved antidote for these patients. On last trading day Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) advanced 0.23% to close at $38.64. Its volatility for the week is 5.47% while volatility for the month is 5.29%. Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) monthly performance is 30.01%.

Hopkinton-based EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) has filed site plans with the town to build a 1.95-megawatt solar array off Farm Street. In its site plan application, EMC calls the project a “large-scale ground-mounted” solar array. On average, one megawatt of solar energy can power about 164 homes, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. On last trading day EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) decreased -0.31% to close at $28.82. Its volatility for the week is 1.82% while volatility for the month is 2.31%. EMC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 20.00%. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) monthly performance is 5.14%.

Spain’s leading electricity and natural gas company, Iberdrola, will buy the northeastern U.S. utility UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL) in a deal valued at about $3 billion, the companies said Thursday. The combined company will serve 3.1 million electric and natural gas customers in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts and New York. On last trading day UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL) advanced 23.01% to close at $52.07. Its volatility for the week is 2.51% while volatility for the month is 2.64%. UIL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 2.90%. UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL) monthly performance is 9.99%.

Top Stocks: 500.com Limited (NYSE:WBAI), J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP), Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA), Prudential Bancorp (NASDAQ:PBIP), The Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW)

500.com Limited (NYSE:WBAI) announced that it had recently come to the Company’s attention that certain provincial sports lottery administration centers to which the Company provides sport lottery sales services plan to temporarily suspend accepting online purchase orders for lottery products, in response to the Notice on Issues Related to Self-Inspection and Self-Remedy of Unauthorized Online Lottery Sales (the “Notice”), which was jointly promulgated by the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Civil Affairs and the General Administration of Sports of the People’s Republic of China on January 15, 2015. On Wednesday shares of 500.com Limited (NYSE:WBAI) closed at $9.96. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.75%.

J.C. Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) is scheduled to report its financial results for the fourth quarter on Thursday after the market closes. J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) in last trading activity advanced 1.12% to close at $8.99. Company weekly performance is 8.71% while its quarterly performance stands at 23.15%. J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) is -20.44% away from its 52 week high.

Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:PTLA) announced that it will host a webcast and conference call to discuss the Company’s financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014, and provide a general business overview on Monday, March 2, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time). On last trading day Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) advanced 1.55% to close at $38.55. Its volatility for the week is 5.31% while volatility for the month is 5.42%. Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) monthly performance is 30.06%.

Prudential Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PBIP) announced that its Board of Directors, at a meeting held today, declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.03 per share on the common stock of the Company, payable on March 20, 2015 to the shareholders of record at the close of business on March 6, 2015. Prudential Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PBIP) has 0.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 32.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $12.19.

To kick off national Engineers Week, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) and Project Lead The Way announced a significant partnership to increase K-12 students’ access to high-quality science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education programs. Through a $400,000 commitment, Dow will fund PLTW programs in 17 schools in Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. These 17 schools enroll more than 14,000 students, and about half of these students are minority students. On last trading day The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) advanced 0.08% to close at $49.85. Its volatility for the week is 1.56% while volatility for the month is 2.24%. DOW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 68.90%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) monthly performance is 11.87%.

Biotech Gainers in Spotlight: Genetic Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:GENE), Cambrex Corporation. (NYSE:CBM), Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA), Coherus Biosciences (NASDAQ:CHRS), Vericel Corporation (NASDAQ:VCEL)

On 29 January, Genetic Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: GENE) reported that up to 6 new breast diagnosis/treatment centres are expected to begin offering BREVAGenplus® to their at-risk patients in a systematic broad fashion in the January to March timeframe, with a growing number of additional new breast and imaging centre customers expected to follow later in calendar year 2015. On Friday shares of Genetic Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:GENE) closed at $3.95. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -16.50%.

Cambrex Corporation (NYSE:CBM) is pleased to announce that it has initiated the second significant expansion of its Charles City, Iowa facility in less than three years. Strong continued growth in demand for the Company’s active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) contract manufacturing capabilities is driving the need for more capacity. Cambrex Corporation. (NYSE:CBM) in last trading activity increased 27.54% to close at $30.01. Company weekly performance is 33.79% while its quarterly performance stands at 30.88%. Cambrex Corporation. (NYSE:CBM) is 22.74% away from its 52 week high.

On 5 February, Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA) announced that the Independent Data Monitoring Committee (IDMC) recommended that the Phase 3 APEX (Acute Medically Ill VTE Prevention with Extended Duration Betrixaban) Study of betrixaban continue as planned without modification based on the successful completion of a pre-specified futility analysis On last trading day Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) increased 12.11% to close at $30.83. Its volatility for the week is 5.70% while volatility for the month is 5.80%. Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) monthly performance is 11.50%.

Coherus BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRS) announced that it will participate in a fireside chat at the 2015 Leerink Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, February 11 at 1:50 pm ET in New York City. Coherus Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRS) has 9.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 36.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $28.66.

On 29 January, Vericel Corporation (NASDAQ:VCEL), announced the completion of patient enrollment in the company’s Phase 2b ixCELL-DCM clinical trial evaluating ixmyelocel-T for the treatment of advanced heart failure due to ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). On last trading day Vericel Corporation (NASDAQ:VCEL) increased 7.41% to close at $3.48. Its volatility for the week is 4.16% while volatility for the month is 3.98%. VCEL’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.30%. Vericel Corporation (NASDAQ:VCEL) monthly performance is 16.39%.

Mix Sector Stocks: BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI), SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM), Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC), Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA)

On 26 January, BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) said that Samsung Electronics offered to buy BlackBerry Ltd for as much as $7.5 billion. On Friday shares of BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) closed at $9.98. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -9.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 54.20%.

On 3 February, Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) said that, open house scheduled in Rindge by Houston-based pipeline company Kinder Morgan has been canceled due to weather. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) in last trading activity moved down -0.19% to close at $41.41. Company weekly performance is 0.88% while its quarterly performance stands at 9.87%. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) is -3.05% away from its 52 week high.

On 2 February, SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) announced its 2014 proved year-end reserves and production for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014. Proved reserves at the end of 2014 consisted of 31% oil/condensate, 45% natural gas, and 24% NGL’s. On last trading day SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) moved down -1.01% to close at $48.14. Its volatility for the week is 7.46% while volatility for the month is 6.89%. SM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 12.70%. SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) monthly performance is 39.98%.

Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) will present at the Stifel Technology, Internet & Media Conference at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco on Feb. 9 at 10:55 a.m. PST, as well as at the Goldman Sachs Technology & Internet Conference at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. PST. Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) has 0.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 97.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $29.64.

On 26 January, Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) announced that Robert Califf, M.D., has retired from Portola’s Board of Directors. Dr. Califf has accepted a position as the Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco at the FDA, as announced in a press release issued by the agency. On last trading day Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) moved up 12.11% to close at $30.83. Its volatility for the week is 5.70% while volatility for the month is 5.80%. Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) monthly performance is 11.50%.

Market Watch List: Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA), Opko Health (NYSE:OPK), Bellatrix Exploration (NYSE:BXE), Konami Corp. (NYSE:KNM), Steiner Leisure (NASDAQ:STNR)

Portola Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:PTLA) announced that the Independent Data Monitoring Committee (IDMC) recommended that the Phase 3 APEX (Acute Medically Ill VTE Prevention with Extended Duration Betrixaban) Study of betrixaban continue as planned without modification based on the successful completion of a pre-specified futility analysis. In making this recommendation, the IDMC evaluated preliminary efficacy trends and safety reports from the first half of the study. On Friday shares of Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) closed at $30.83.

On February 2, Opko Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) said that it has submitted an investigational new drug (IND) application to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval to conduct a Phase IIa trial of its long-acting version of coagulation Factor VIIa (Factor VIIa-CTP) to treat bleeding episodes in hemophilia A or B patients with inhibitors to Factor VIII or Factor IX.c. Opko Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) in last trading activity advanced 0.22% to close at $13.50. Company weekly performance is 11.29% while its quarterly performance stands at 61.10%. Opko Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) is -0.30% away from its 52 week high.

On February 4, Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (NYSE:BXE) announced an updated 2015 net capital budget of up to $200 million, reduced from the previously announced $300 million. The revised capital budget is designed to preserve Bellatrix’s favorable financial position in the current commodity price environment. Bellatrix expects to access up to $85 million of joint venture capital in 2015, resulting in gross capital spending for the year of up to $285 million. Pursuant to its existing joint venture arrangements, Bellatrix may access up to $250 million of additional joint venture capital in 2016 and beyond. On last trading day Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (NYSE:BXE) advanced 0.90% to close at $2.24. Its volatility for the week is 9.89% while volatility for the month is 9.26%. Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (NYSE:BXE) monthly performance is -21.95%.

Konami Corp. (NYSE:KNM)’s net income rose to Yen6,909m in the nine months to the end of December – 36.7% up on last time. Net revenues were virtually flat at Yen155,889m but operating income rose by 31.7% to Yen9,734m. Konami Corp. (NYSE:KNM) institutional ownership stands at 0.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $19.79.

TheStreet cut shares of Steiner Leisure Ltd (NASDAQ:STNR) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday. On last trading day Steiner Leisure Ltd. (NASDAQ:STNR) advanced 0.13% to close at $46.07. Its volatility for the week is 2.73% while volatility for the month is 2.95%. STNR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 2.40%. Steiner Leisure Ltd. (NASDAQ:STNR) monthly performance is 3.97%.