Top News: Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX), Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK), Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY), Crestwood Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:CMLP), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

On Tuesday shares of Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) closed at $32.74. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 17.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%. Ebix Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) is carrying a Zacks Rank #1 ( Strong Buy).

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) has 0.04% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 76.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $59.44. Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) announced financial results for the first quarter of 2015. The Medical Drugs company announced earnings per share of $0.85 against a consensus Street estimate of $0.75, beating the average estimate by $0.1. This corresponds to a decrease of $0.14 compared to the same quarter of the previous fiscal year.

On last trading day Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) advanced 0.42% to close at $139.45. Its volatility for the week is 1.49% while volatility for the month is 1.88%. SBNY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 19.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 35.60%. Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) monthly performance is 6.06%. SR Capital acquired a two-story retail and office building in Borough Park, Brooklyn, for $25 million with $22.8 million in permanent and mezzanine financing brokered by Meridian Capital Group, Commercial Observer has learned. The acquisition financing contains a $15 million senior mortgage from Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) and a $7.8 million mezzanine loan from RCG Longview.

Crestwood Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:CMLP) has 0.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 72.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $14.97. On 8 May, Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE:CMLP) has signed a deal to buy its affilliate Crestwood Midstream Partners to make it single entity valued at $7.5bn. According to the terms of the merger agreement, Crestwood Midstream will integrate and operate with a newly formed subsidiary for Crestwood Equity. Crestwood Midstream equity holders will get 2.75 units of Crestwood Equity for each share they own.

On last trading day Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) decreased -0.36% to close at $49.62. Its volatility for the week is 1.25% while volatility for the month is 1.11%. VZ’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 7.10%. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) monthly performance is 1.18%. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) is buying AOL for $4.4bn, apparently to strengthen its hand at video advertising. This comes on the back of Verizon’s existing plans to launch a video snacking service for mobes, with descriptions making it sound as though the plan will be using LTE-broadcast.

Trending Tickers: Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV), Nova Lifestyle (NASDAQ:NVFY), The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC), Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY)

On Monday shares of Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) closed at $21.12. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 19.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 2.93%. Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) has been given a “BBB” credit rating by analysts at Morningstar. The firm’s “BBB” rating suggests that the company is a moderate default risk. They also gave their stock a zero star rating.

Nova Lifestyle, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVFY) in last trading activity moved up 5.26% to close at $2.60. Company weekly performance is -17.20% while its quarterly performance stands at -11.86%. Nova Lifestyle, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVFY) is -68.10% away from its 52 week high. On March 26, Nova LifeStyle, Inc. (NASDAQ-GM: NVFY) announced financial results for the year ended December 31, 2014. Net income was $8.6 million, or $0.42 per diluted share, based on a weighted average diluted share count of 20.5 million shares, compared to $4.9 million or $0.25 per diluted share in the prior year period.

On Monday shares of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) closed at $152.70. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.71%. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) will release its financial results for the first quarter of 2015 on Wednesday, April 22.

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) in last trading activity increased 0.08% to close at $12.70. Company weekly performance is -2.61% while its quarterly performance stands at 3.00%. Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) is -4.37% away from its 52 week high. Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Smile Foundation and NASSCOM Foundation to implement its corporate social responsibility initiatives in India. In collaboration with Smile Foundation, Ericsson will drive two programs – STeP Smile Twin e-learning program and Smile on Wheels.

On last trading day Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) moved up 1.60% to close at $129.29. Its volatility for the week is 2.44% while volatility for the month is 1.96%. SBNY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 19.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 35.60%. Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) monthly performance is 4.82%. On March 26, it was reported that, Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) opened its first Connecticut office this month, expanding into Greenwich with a new branch at 75 Holly Hill Lane. Unlike many of the banks that dot the corners of town, Signature Bank has been solely focused on working with private companies since it opened its first location in 2001.

Hot Alert: Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), LATAM Airlines Group (NYSE:LFL), Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY), Whiting USA Trust II (NYSE:WHZ)

On Friday shares of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) closed at $24.12. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 12.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.70%. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share payable on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on June 11, 2015 to stockholders of record as of May 21, 2015.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) in last trading activity advanced 0.81% to close at $13.61. Company weekly performance is -1.38% while its quarterly performance stands at -26.79%. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) is -53.93% away from its 52 week high. Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.0875 per share, or $0.35 annualized. The dividend will be payable on April 30, 2015, to stockholders of record on April 15, 2015, with an ex-dividend date of April 13, 2015.

On last trading day LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (NYSE:LFL) advanced 3.34% to close at $8.98. Its volatility for the week is 5.61% while volatility for the month is 3.73%. LFL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 25.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -20.90%. LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (NYSE:LFL) monthly performance is -15.12%. On 17 March, LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (NYSE:LFL) reported an operating income of US$513.4 million, as compared to US$643.9 million in full year 2013. Operating margin for 2014 reached 4.1% as compared to 4.9% in 2013, in line with the guidance provided by the Company.

Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) has 1.76% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 95.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $131.90. On 19 March, Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY), announced the appointment of a new three-person private client banking team based out of its private client banking office in White Plains, N.Y., in Westchester County.

On last trading day Whiting USA Trust II (NYSE:WHZ) advanced 4.98% to close at $4.85. Its volatility for the week is 6.53% while volatility for the month is 5.63%. Whiting USA Trust II (NYSE:WHZ) monthly performance is -27.50%.

Top News: Under Armour (NYSE:UA), HDFC Bank (NYSE:HDB), Oi SA (NYSE:OIBR), Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBNC), Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY)

Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA) reported fourth quarter EPS of $0.40 after the close Wednesday, up from $0.30 last year. On Thursday shares of Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA) closed at $73.30. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 26.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 24.42%.

HDFC Bank Ltd. (NYSE:HDB) has started the process of raising Rs.10, 000 crore from domestic qualified institutional investors and foreign investors after it received a formal approval from the foreign investment promotion board (FIPB). HDFC Bank Ltd. (NYSE:HDB) in last trading activity remains unchanged to close at $57.76. Company weekly performance is -3.73% while its quarterly performance stands at 9.83%. HDFC Bank Ltd. (NYSE:HDB) is -6.99% away from its 52 week high.

On 29 January, Oi SA (NYSE:OIBR) said that, in accordance with article 157, paragraph 4 of Law No. 6,404/76 and the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (Comissao de Valores Mobiliarios – CVM) Instruction No. 358/02, informs its shareholders and the market that the Board of Directors has approved the cancellation of the Shareholder Compensation policy for the fiscal years 2013-2016, that was previously disclosed in the Material Fact dated August 13, 2013, therefore remaining subject only to the provisions of Law No. 6,404/76 and the Company’s by-laws. On last trading day Oi SA (NYSE:OIBR) increased 6.53% to close at $2.12. Its volatility for the week is 8.98% while volatility for the month is 12.72%. OIBR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 19.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 6.10%. Oi SA (NYSE:OIBR) monthly performance is -12.40%.

On 22 January, Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBNC) announced its unaudited financial results for the three and twelve-month periods ended December 31, 2014. Net income for the year ending December 31, 2014 was $18.1 million or $1.90 diluted earnings per share. Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBNC) has 0.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 35.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $23.20.

On 22 January, Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) posted quarterly earnings of $81.4 million, or $1.60 per share, compared to $64.3 million, or $1.34 per share, in the year-ago period. However, analysts were estimating earnings of $1.56 per share. On last trading day Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) increased 1.99% to close at $123.44. Its volatility for the week is 2.09% while volatility for the month is 2.66%. SBNY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 19.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 35.60%. Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) monthly performance is 2.56%.

Watch 5 Stocks: Collectors Universe Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT), United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL), The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS), AVG Technologies (NYSE:AVG), Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY)

Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT), a leading provider of value-added authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of high-value collectibles, announced that its Board of Directors has approved an increase in its quarterly cash dividend to $0.35 per share per quarter, for an expected total annual cash dividend of $1.40 per common share. The increase will be effective beginning with the Company’s quarterly cash dividend for the quarter ending March 31, 2015. The cash dividend will be paid on February 27, 2015 to stockholders of record on February 18, 2015. On Thursday shares of Collectors Universe Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT) closed at $22.27. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%.

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE:UAL)’s fourth- quarter profit missed analysts’ estimates, after the company ended an agreement to sell fuel to a third party. Profit excluding some items rose 86 percent to $461 million, or $1.20 a share, the Chicago-based airline said in a statement. That fell short of the $1.22 average estimate of 17 analysts compiled by Bloomberg. Revenue decreased 0.2 percent $9.3 billion, matching analysts’ estimates. United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) in last trading activity moved up 4.52% to close at $72.34. Company weekly performance is 12.94% while its quarterly performance stands at 46.11%. United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) is 4.15% away from its 52 week high.

A California judge Thursday tentatively ruled to keep alive a putative class action alleging The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by using criminal background check reports to make employment decisions without providing copies to applicants, saying the plaintiffs presented sufficient questions of fact. On last trading day The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) moved up 1.04% to close at $95.15. Its volatility for the week is 1.29% while volatility for the month is 1.35%. DIS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.30%. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) monthly performance is 2.43%.

Zacks upgraded shares of AVG Technologies NV (NYSE:AVG) from an underperform rating to a neutral rating in a report released on Tuesday. Zacks currently has $19.80 price objective on the stock. AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE:AVG) has 6.31% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 80.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $19.89.

Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) reported upbeat earnings for the fourth quarter. The New York-based bank posted quarterly earnings of $81.4 million, or $1.60 per share, compared to $64.3 million, or $1.34 per share, in the year-ago period. However, analysts were estimating earnings of $1.56 per share. On last trading day Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) increased 5.69% to close at $124.45. Its volatility for the week is 3.04% while volatility for the month is 2.39%. SBNY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 28.70%. Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) monthly performance is 0.64%.

Why Trader’s Are Watching: International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM), Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Hanwha Solarone (NASDAQ:HSOL), Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY)

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) Security researchers recently reported that during the year cyber attackers still managed to steal more than 61 million records from retailers despite the decline in attacks, demonstrating cyber criminal’s increasing sophistication and efficiency. On Monday shares of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) closed at $156.44. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.93%.

Last month, Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) warned it will suspend its Lumwana copper mine in Zambia if the government goes ahead with its plan to raise the royalty rate on open-pit mining operations to 20 percent from 6 percent. Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) in last trading activity increased 3.09% to close at $11.33. Company weekly performance is 3.94% while its quarterly performance stands at -15.64%. Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) is -46.55% away from its 52 week high.

Leading social media analytical firm SocialBakers had then noted that Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is becoming the preferred platform for sharing video content. They had also drawn an attention to the fact that the “YouTube fist, Facebook second” thumb rule was beginning to get ignored as the trend of uploading videos directly to Facebook was catching up among brand owners. On Monday shares of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) closed at $76.72. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 96.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 36.93%.

Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. (the “Company”, or “Hanwha SolarOne”), a top-10 global photovoltaic manufacturer of high-quality, cost-competitive solar modules, announced it has signed a deal with a leading photovoltaic (PV) developer for the supply of 80 megawatts (MW) of solar PV modules to a project in the Antofagasta Region, Chile. On Monday shares of Hanwha Solarone Co Ltd (NASDAQ:HSOL) closed at $0.99. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.90%.

Signature Bank (Nasdaq: SBNY), a New York-based full-service commercial bank, announced that it was named the best bank in America by Forbes in the publication’s annual list of America’s Best and Worst Banks 2015. Signature Bank has consistently appeared on this prominent list for the past five years, advancing its position annually, based on performance, which culminated in the Bank earning the top spot for 2015. On last trading day Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) fell -0.50% to close at $119.74. Its volatility for the week is 2.56% while volatility for the month is 2.10%. SBNY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 28.70%. Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) monthly performance is -1.07%.

Mix Sector Stocks: AT&T (NYSE:T), Genworth Financial (NYSE:GNW), Trevena (NASDAQ:TRVN), Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY), Clifton Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CSBK)

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) said on 19 December it boosted its dividend by 2.2%, a move expected to cost the telecom giant an extra $51.9 million a quarter. AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T) in last trading activity decreased -0.21% to close at $33.96. Company weekly performance is 3.95% while its quarterly performance stands at -1.91%. AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T) is -8.19% away from its 52 week high.

Bank of America assumed coverage on shares of Genworth Financial (NYSE:GNW) in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The firm issued an underweight rating on the stock. On last trading day Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) advanced 0.12% to close at $8.40. Its volatility for the week is 4.60% while volatility for the month is 3.92%. GNW’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 22.50%. Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) monthly performance is -10.45%.

Trevena (NASDAQ:TRVN) Director Leon O. Moulder, Jr. bought 30,200 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 9th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $3.96 per share, for a total transaction of $119,592.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 50,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $198,000. On last trading day Trevena, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRVN) decreased -6.43% to close at $5.38. Its volatility for the week is 8.26% while volatility for the month is 8.18%. Trevena, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRVN) monthly performance is -3.93%.

The employees of Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) of Georgia on 11 December conducted an employee campaign to provide gift cards for families in need in the Sandy Springs area. The donations were presented to the Community Assistance Center (CAC) on Hightower Trail to help provide Thanksgiving meals. Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) has 1.76% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 95.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $126.18.

Clifton Bancorp (NASDAQ:CSBK) Director Joseph C. Smith sold 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.13, for a total transaction of $196,950.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 103,040 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,352,915. On Wednesday shares of Clifton Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CSBK) closed at $13.49. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -5.40%.

Ever Green Stocks: W&T Offshore Inc. (NYSE:WTI), Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE:ALLY), Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT), Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY), Astea International Inc. (NASDAQ:ATEA)

W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE:WTI) announced that the Company participated in the Capital One Securities 9th Annual Energy Conference to be held in New Orleans on December 9 -12, 2014. W&T Offshore Inc. (NYSE:WTI) in last trading activity increased 13.37% to close at $7.63. Company weekly performance is 34.33% while its quarterly performance stands at -36.63%. W&T Offshore Inc. (NYSE:WTI) is -60.45% away from its 52 week high.

On Dec 18, Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE:ALLY) has received a subpoena from the U.S. Justice Department asking for information related to the bank’s subprime automotive finance lending practices, the bank said Thursday. On last trading day Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE:ALLY) increased 2.24% to close at $23.26. Its volatility for the week is 3.34% while volatility for the month is 2.71%. ALLY’s sales growth for past 5 years was -14.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 0.00%. Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE:ALLY) monthly performance is -0.60%.

Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems or LMIS, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT), has agreed to pay $27.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly overbilling the government for work performed by LMIS employees who lacked required job qualifications. Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) in last trading activity increased 0.63% to close at $192.85. Company weekly performance is 4.14% while its quarterly performance stands at 8.61%. Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) is 0.14% away from its 52 week high.

Equities research analysts at Boenning Scattergood increased their target price on shares of Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) from $125.00 to $138.00 in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) has 1.76% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 95.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $123.66.

On Dec. 16, Astea International Inc. (NASDAQ:ATEA), announced that it has received a positive determination from the NASDAQ Listings Qualifications Panel (the “Panel”) advising it that the Company has been provided a further extension of time, subject to certain conditions, through March 16, 2015, to evidence compliance with the $2.5 million stockholders’ equity requirement for continued listing on The NASDAQ Capital Market. On Friday shares of Astea International Inc. (NASDAQ:ATEA) closed at $1.59. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -3.20%.

Market Movers: ImmunoGen (NASDAQ:IMGN), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI), The Men’s Wearhouse (NYSE:MW), Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY), Entegris (NASDAQ:ENTG)

ImmunoGen Inc (NASDAQ:IMGN) VP Charles Q. Morris sold 5,240 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.40, for a total value of $54,496.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 32,260 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $335,504. ImmunoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN) in last trading activity increased 1.55% to close at $9.83. Company weekly performance is -2.58% while its quarterly performance stands at -18.15%. ImmunoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN) is -44.78% away from its 52 week high.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) announced that it will exclusively broadcast Foo Fighters’ concert on Friday, December 5, from Irving Plaza in New York City. On last trading day Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) fell -0.55% to close at $3.59. Its volatility for the week is 1.06% while volatility for the month is 1.40%. SIRI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.10%. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) monthly performance is 4.66%.

The Men’s Wearhouse Inc (NYSE MW) announced the schedule for its fiscal 2014 third quarter earnings release and conference call. Men’s Wearhouse will release 2014 third quarter results on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at approximately 5:30 p.m. Eastern time. On last trading day The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. (NYSE:MW) fell -0.76% to close at $45.55. Its volatility for the week is 2.51% while volatility for the month is 2.14%. MW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 8.50%. The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. (NYSE:MW) monthly performance is -3.15%.

Shares of Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) have been given an average rating of “Buy” by the seventeen brokerages that are covering the stock, American Banking News.com reports on November 9. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, eight have issued a buy recommendation and two have given a strong buy recommendation to the company. Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) has 1.76% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 95.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $121.99.

Entegris Inc (NASDAQ:ENTG) VP William James Shaner sold 3,990 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.50, for a total value of $53,865.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 40,984 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $553,284. On Tuesday shares of Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTG) closed at $13.59. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 4.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.25%.

Active Stocks: SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR), Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD), Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY), Repros Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RPRX), Coeur Mining (NYSE:CDE)

On 13 November SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR) announced its updated outlook for the fourth quarter, SunPower expects net income per share in a range of $0.55 to $0.95, on revenues of $2.4 billion to $2.6 billion. On a non-GAAP basis, it expects earnings per share to range between $1.10 and $1.50, on revenues of $2.4 billion to $2.6 billion. This guidance excludes any financial impact that may occur if the group decides to pursue the formation of a separately-traded Yieldco vehicle, which is currently under review. The company said it will update its 2015 guidance if it decides to pursue this strategy. Analysts are estimating profit per share of $1.69, on revenues of $2.80 billion. SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR) in last trading activity fell -0.44% to close at $27.40. Company weekly performance is -9.87% while its quarterly performance stands at -26.68%. SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR) is -34.87% away from its 52 week high.

On 12 November Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) declared that the firm Embedded G-Series System-on-Chip is operating the new Gizmo 2 development board from GizmoSphere, a nonprofit growth board community. Gizmo 2 is a second-generation, open source development board, present embedded programmers and innovative DIYers outstanding compute and graphics performance on a distinct platform for an extensive range of Linux and Windows based development projects. On last trading day Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) advanced 2.30% to close at $2.67. Its volatility for the week is 3.25% while volatility for the month is 3.41%. AMD’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 51.30%. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) monthly performance is -1.84%.

Shares of Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) have been given an average rating of “Buy” by the seventeen brokerages that are covering the stock. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, eight have issued a buy recommendation and two have given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $138.36. On last trading day Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) fell -0.50% to close at $121.71. Its volatility for the week is 1.84% while volatility for the month is 2.27%. SBNY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 28.70%. Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) monthly performance is 13.75%.

On 10 November Repros Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RPRX) announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Net loss for the three month period ended September 30, 2014, was ($7.4) million or ($0.32) per share as compared to a net loss of ($6.0) million or ($0.26) per share for the same period in 2013. Repros Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RPRX) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 94.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $9.33.

On 5 November Coeur Mining, Inc. (NYSE:CDE) reported third-quarter earnings of $3.5 million. On a per-share basis, the Chicago-based company said it had profit of 3 cents. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 23 cents per share. On Monday shares of Coeur Mining, Inc. (NYSE:CDE) closed at $4.36. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 42.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 26.74%.