Why Need to Watch: Actinium Pharmaceuticals (NYSEMKT:ATNM), Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI), Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX), Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), E-House (China) Holdings (NYSE:EJ)

On Monday shares of Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ATNM) closed at $2.42. On May 13, Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ATNM), announced the appointment of Jeng-Dar Yang, Ph.D. to the position of Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development effective May 4, 2015. Dr. Yang brings with him 23 years of biotechnology experience in increasingly senior roles.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) in last trading activity moved up 0.49% to close at $42.83. Company weekly performance is 0.45% while its quarterly performance stands at 2.85%. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) is -3.15% away from its 52 week high. Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on Kinder Morgan (NYSE: KMI) with a Buy rating and a price target of $49.

On Monday shares of Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) closed at $51.61. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 54.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 7.69%. Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the Roots(TM) blowers and compressors business unit (“Roots”), also known as Industrial Air & Gas Technologies, from GE Oil & Gas for a cash consideration of $185 million.

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) in last trading activity moved up 0.75% to close at $51.18. Company weekly performance is 3.39% while its quarterly performance stands at 11.58%. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) is -1.43% away from its 52 week high. Starbucks Coffee Co (NASDAQ:SBUX) on Monday entered into a letter of intent with music streaming service, Spotify, to establish a multi-year relationship that will link its 7,000 company-operated stores in the U.S. and 10 million My Starbucks Rewards loyalty members with Spotify’s more than 60 million global users to offer a unique music ecosystem.

On last trading day E-House (China) Holdings Limited (ADR) (NYSE:EJ) fell -2.53% to close at $6.55. Its volatility for the week is 3.26% while volatility for the month is 4.21%. EJ’s sales growth for past 5 years was 24.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -26.50%. E-House (China) Holdings Limited (ADR) (NYSE:EJ) monthly performance is 9.53%. E-House (China) Holdings Limited (NYSE:EJ), announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 before the U.S. markets open on May 19, 2015.

Why Need to Watch: Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), Immune Design (NASDAQ:IMDZ), Inventergy Global (NASDAQ:INVT), St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ), Retail Opportunity Investments (NASDAQ:ROIC)

On Friday shares of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) closed at $50.80. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 18.58%. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) announced the company will present at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. ET.

Immune Design Corp. (NASDAQ:IMDZ) in last trading activity fell -0.85% to close at $21.11. Company weekly performance is -4.91% while its quarterly performance stands at -16.69%. Immune Design Corp. (NASDAQ:IMDZ) is -47.40% away from its 52 week high. On May 14, Immune Design (NASDAQ:IMDZ), reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Immune Design ended the first quarter of 2015 with $60.2 million in cash and cash equivalents, compared to $75.4 million as of December 31, 2014. Revenue for the first quarter of 2015 was $1.9 million in total revenues, primarily attributable to collaboration revenue associated with the Sanofi G103 collaboration established in the fourth quarter of 2014.

On last trading day Inventergy Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:INVT) fell -2.63% to close at $0.37. Its volatility for the week is 19.64% while volatility for the month is 14.01%. INVT’s sales growth for past 5 years was -41.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -35.70%. Inventergy Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:INVT) monthly performance is -2.63%. May 07, Inventergy Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVT) announced that its Chairman and CEO Joe Beyers will be presenting at 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference Location: Grand Hyatt, NYC ; on Date: May 27, 2015 at 3:00 PM (ET)

On Friday shares of St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE:STJ) closed at $74.96. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.85%. St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ), announced the presentation of important data supporting the first and only quadripolar cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker (CRT-P) system in the U.S., during the Heart Rhythm Society’s (HRS) 36th annual scientific sessions. The Allure Quadra™ CRT-P system, with the Quartet™ Quadripolar LV Lead is associated with a 63 percent reduction in the need to replace the lead or deactivate CRT following implant.

On last trading day Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (NASDAQ:ROIC) moved up 0.79% to close at $16.55. Its volatility for the week is 2.40% while volatility for the month is 2.12%. ROIC’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 26.30%. Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (NASDAQ:ROIC) monthly performance is -5.75%. Zacks upgraded shares of Retail Opportunity Investments Corp (NASDAQ:ROIC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning. The firm currently has $20.00 price target on the stock.

Hot News: Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU), CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL), ClubCorp Holdings (NYSE:MYCC), AdCare Health Systems (NYSEMKT:ADK)

On Friday shares of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) closed at $50.80. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 18.58%. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) declared the company will present at the Bernstein Planned Decisions Conference on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. ET.

JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) in last trading activity decreased -0.28% to close at $21.42. Company weekly performance is -1.56% while its quarterly performance stands at 27.27%. JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) is -3.25% away from its 52 week high. Low-cost carrier JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ:JBLU) has decided to launch flights on a new route connecting Quito, the capital of Ecuador with Fort Lauderdale. The service is expected to commence in the first quarter of 2016, subject to government approval.

On last trading day CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) increased 0.47% to close at $34.50. Its volatility for the week is 1.84% while volatility for the month is 2.00%. CTL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 29.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -11.80%. CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) monthly performance is -2.21%. On 14 May, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has rolled out IPTV in Portland Ore. Prism TV will deliver 1Gb broadband service as well, pre-empting Google Fiber’s plans to enter the market.

ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MYCC) has 2.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 96.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $22.03. ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MYCC) on 4 May, announced that the selling stockholder, an affiliate of KSL Capital Partners, LLC, has commenced a public offering of 11,000,000 shares of common stock of ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. (“ClubCorp”) pursuant to a registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

On last trading day AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ADK) increased 0.76% to close at $4.00. Its volatility for the week is 2.32% while volatility for the month is 2.41%. ADK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 48.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -61.90%. AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ADK) monthly performance is -3.61%. AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ADK) on 14 May, reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Total revenues in the first quarter of 2015 were $47.7 million, up 0.9% from $47.3 million in the first quarter of 2014. Patient care revenues in the first quarter of 2015 were $46.1 million as compared with $46.5 million in the prior year’s quarter as the average occupancy rate for the company’s facilities (excluding discontinued operations and managed facilities) for the same periods declined slightly from 79.8% to 79.1%.

Morning Buzz: ServiceSource International (NASDAQ:SREV), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Nevro Corp. (NYSE:NVRO), Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), Maiden Holdings, (NASDAQ:MHLD)

On Friday shares of ServiceSource International, Inc. (NASDAQ:SREV) closed at $4.35. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 19.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.00%. ServiceSource International Inc. (NASDAQ:SREV) on May 07, reported a loss of $10.2 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the San Francisco-based company said it had a loss of 12 cents. Losses, adjusted for stock option expense and non-recurring costs, came to 1 cent per share.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) in last trading activity increased 1.88% to close at $127.62. Company weekly performance is -0.62% while its quarterly performance stands at 7.76%. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is -4.75% away from its 52 week high. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced an expansion of its renewable energy and environmental protection initiatives in China, including a new multi-year project with World Wildlife Fund to significantly increase responsibly managed forests across China.

On last trading day Nevro Corp. (NYSE:NVRO) decreased -0.70% to close at $45.36. Its volatility for the week is 2.95% while volatility for the month is 4.24%. Nevro Corp. (NYSE:NVRO) monthly performance is -9.01%. On May 8, Nevro Corp. (NYSE:NVRO), announced that it has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Senza spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system. Nevro also announced that it will now be releasing financial results for the first quarter of 2015 before market open on Monday, May 11, 2015.

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has 2.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 73.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $49.78. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) showed a weekly performance of -0.70%. On May 7, Rwanda will this year fetch more than $3 million from 14,400 bags of Arabica coffee sold to U.S. coffee retail giant Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), it has emerged in Kigali on May 6 after executives from Starbucks paid a courtesy call on President Paul Kagame.

On last trading day Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD) increased 0.35% to close at $14.23. Its volatility for the week is 2.72% while volatility for the month is 2.29%. MHLD’s sales growth for past 5 years was 19.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.60%. Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD) monthly performance is -1.79%. On May 05, Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD) Announces First Quarter 2015 Operating Earnings(1) of $26.6 million or $0.35 Per Diluted Common Share and Net Income Attributable to Common Shareholders of $32.4 Million or $0.41 Per Diluted Common Share

Today’s Watch List: Actinium (NYSEMKT:ATNM), Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX), Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT), American Water Works (NYSE:AWK), E. I. du Pont de Nemours (NYSE:DD)

On Thursday shares of Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ATNM) closed at $2.52. On April 22, Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ATNM) said it is partnering with the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, a leading non-profit health organization, to present educational forums to patients and their families on bone marrow transplant, MDS, aplastic anemia and PNH.

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) in last trading activity decreased -2.11% to close at $49.58. Company weekly performance is 0.30% while its quarterly performance stands at 11.76%. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) is -4.82% away from its 52 week high. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) on Thursday opened the first of five express stores planned for 2015 in New York City as it and other restaurant chains work to give service times a double shot of speed. The 538-square-foot (50-square-meter) shop, located across from the New York Stock Exchange, is roughly a quarter of the size of a typical Starbucks store and offers a limited food and beverage menu. Shop employees take orders on hand-held devices to move customers more quickly through lines.

On last trading day Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) decreased -0.46% to close at $34.84. Its volatility for the week is 1.39% while volatility for the month is 1.63%. LPT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 75.00%. Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) monthly performance is -2.41%. Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) announced that it has executed sixteen leases during the first quarter of the year for a total of 117,088 square feet of space.

On Thursday shares of American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) closed at $54.52. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 7.83%. American Water Works Co Inc (NYSE:AWK), announced that it has agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding capital stock of the Environmental Disposal Corporation or EDC. Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed.

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) in last trading activity moved down -1.32% to close at $73.20. Company weekly performance is 3.40% while its quarterly performance stands at 1.30%. E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) is -9.24% away from its 52 week high. E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) settled a long-running trade-secrets case against rival Kolon Industries Inc. involving fiber used to manufacture bulletproof vests. Kolon agreed to pay DuPont $275 million in restitution as part of a settlement that included upfront and ongoing payments, officials for the companies said Thursday. Kolon also pleaded guilty to a federal charge of conspiracy to convert trade secrets and will pay an $85 million penalty.

Traders Are Watching: Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG), Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), SCYNEXIS (NASDAQ:SCYX), Kite Pharma (NASDAQ:KITE), Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL)

On Monday shares of Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG) closed at $4.65. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -7.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 3.90%. Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG)‘s stock had its “market perform” rating restated by equities research analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein in a research note issued to investors on Monday. They currently have a GBX 83 ($1.21) target price on the stock. Sanford C. Bernstein’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 4.67% from the company’s current price.

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) in last trading activity moved up 0.69% to close at $48.50. Company weekly performance is 2.62% while its quarterly performance stands at 22.01%. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) is -2.22% away from its 52 week high. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) said that, Mayor John Tory announced a partnership with Starbucks Canada to put more young people in Toronto to work.

On last trading day SCYNEXIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCYX) moved down -6.37% to close at $8.53. Its volatility for the week is 3.19% while volatility for the month is 6.94%. SCYNEXIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCYX) monthly performance is -14.53%. On 10 April, SCYNEXIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCYX) said that, it may offload its contract research and development services business, either by sale or shutdown.

On Monday shares of Kite Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:KITE) closed at $60.80. Kite Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:KITE) announced that Arie Belldegrun, M.D., FACS, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a company overview at the 2015 Jefferies Immuno-Oncology Summit in Boston. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at 8:10 a.m. EDT.

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) in last trading activity decreased -0.99% to close at $43.08. Company weekly performance is 0.28% while its quarterly performance stands at -0.37%. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) is -7.19% away from its 52 week high. On 8 April, Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) announced six new Oracle Retail cloud services that provide retailers with rapid access to enterprise-grade applications for managing critical e-commerce, customer engagement, order management, order fulfillment, loss prevention, and brand compliance operations.

Morning Buzz: SunEdison (NYSE:SUNE), Birks Group Inc. (NYSEMKT:BGI), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C)

On last trading day SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) moved up 1.28% to close at $26.04. Its volatility for the week is 2.58% while volatility for the month is 3.06%. SUNE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -70.00%. SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) monthly performance is 17.46%. SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) announced that it has signed agreements to construct and install three new utility-scale solar power plants in southern Utah with a total capacity of 262 megawatts DC.

Birks Group Inc. (NYSEMKT:BGI) in last trading activity remains unchanged to close at $1.20. Company weekly performance is 7.14% while its quarterly performance stands at -38.13%. Birks Group Inc. (NYSEMKT:BGI) is -44.19% away from its 52 week high. Birks Group Inc. (NYSEMKT:BGI) is celebrating 10 shining years of its proprietary diamond cut — the Amorique. “The Birks Amorique Diamond epitomizes the highest standards of Birks’ craftsmanship,” Jean-Christophe Bedos, president and CEO of Birks Group Inc., on 6 April 2015, said in a press release. “It was created by our artisans a decade ago to achieve extraordinary brilliance, scintillation and fire.”

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has 4.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 68.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $36.29. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is mulling a $1.3 billion expansion of its Arlington, Texas, assembly plant to boost production of its sport-utility vehicles, according to documents from the city. The U.S. automaker will add 1.2 million square feet (111,000 square meters) of space to the plant, adding 589 jobs to the existing 3,179 jobs, the city said.

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has 2.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 74.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $47.96. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced a 2-for-1 stock split on March 18. [1] A stock split is a corporate financial decision that increases the number of outstanding shares of a company, and, in turn, diminishes its stock price, in the same proportion. Therefore, the company’s market capitalization — and its value — remains the same.

On last trading day Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) advanced 0.46% to close at $52.13. Its volatility for the week is 1.27% while volatility for the month is 1.55%. C’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.00%. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) monthly performance is 1.76%. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) is evaluating a return to Cuba, the U.S. bank’s chief executive for Latin America said on Thursday at a business forum. The thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations has increased hopes for some private companies to return to Cuba after abandoning the country or being expelled following the 1959 revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power.

Morning Buzz: CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ:MDRX), 8×8 Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT)

On Wednesday shares of CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX) closed at $9.72. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 1.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 2.40%. CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX) announced that the interest rate of its U.S.$200 million in aggregate principal amount of Convertible Subordinated Notes due 2020 (the “Convertible Notes”) is 3.720% and the initial conversion rate of the Convertible Notes is 80.7735 of CEMEX’s American Depositary Shares (the “ADSs”) per U.S.$1,000 principal amount of the Convertible Notes.

EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) in last trading activity fell -0.50% to close at $25.68. Company weekly performance is -2.98% while its quarterly performance stands at -15.33%. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) is -16.62% away from its 52 week high. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), under pressure to demonstrate the value of its stakes in VMware Inc. and Pivotal, is pulling elements of all three companies into its latest data storage and analytics platform.

On last trading day Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) fell -2.20% to close at $95.77. Its volatility for the week is 2.11% while volatility for the month is 1.70%. SBUX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 39.10%. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) monthly performance is 2.48%. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a two-for-one stock split. Shareholders of record as of March 30, 2015 will receive one additional share for each share held on the record date. The new shares will be payable on April 8, 2015. Starbucks common stock will begin trading on a split-adjusted basis on April 9, 2015. This is the sixth two-for-one split of the company’s common stock since its initial public offering in 1992; the previous stock split occurred in October 2005.

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDRX) has 1.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 97.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $11.89. Extending its relationship with Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDRX), U.S.-based Drexel University College of Medicine renewed its contract to use Allscripts TouchWorks EHR as its core Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution. Under this extended contract, Drexel has also added Allscripts FollowMyHealth as its patient engagement platform.

On last trading day 8×8 Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT) fell -3.08% to close at $8.51. Its volatility for the week is 4.60% while volatility for the month is 4.07%. EGHT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 14.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 20.10%. 8×8 Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT) monthly performance is 11.39%. On March 19, 8×8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), announced it has two new product integrations based on the Salesforce1 Platform. Since its original listing on the AppExchange in 2008, 8×8 has enabled thousands of Salesforce Sales and Service Cloud customers to improve operational efficiencies, build more effective sales organizations and optimize customer engagements with its integrated Virtual Office and Virtual Contact Center solutions.

Losers On Major News: Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC), The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), 3M Company (NYSE:MMM), Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)

On Monday shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) closed at $375.11. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 29.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.00%. The Federal Aviation Administration issued an experimental airworthiness certificate to an Amazon Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) unmanned aircraft (UAS) design that the company will use for research and development and crew training.

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) in last trading activity moved down -0.76% to close at $15.72. Company weekly performance is -2.54% while its quarterly performance stands at -10.07%. Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) is -13.38% away from its 52 week high. Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) announced the Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on Bank of America common stock of $0.05 per share, payable March 27 to shareholders of record as of March 6.

On last trading day The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) moved down -1.09% to close at $152.81. Its volatility for the week is 1.44% while volatility for the month is 1.37%. BA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 31.60%. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) monthly performance is -3.47%. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has established itself as one of the most responsible companies in fulfilling offset obligations related to the sales of defence equipment, including to Malaysia.

3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 69.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $166.13. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) recently announced plans to expand its presence in China with a new technical center in Chengdu – one of the largest growing cities for technology and innovation in western China.

On last trading day Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) moved down -0.09% to close at $97.37. Its volatility for the week is 2.10% while volatility for the month is 1.57%. SBUX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 39.10%. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) monthly performance is 4.13%. On 18 March, Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) and Chinese leading food and beverage producer Tingyi Holding Corp. announced they have entered into an agreement to manufacture and expand the distribution of Starbucks ready-to-drink (RTD) products throughout mainland China.

Today’s Stocks: Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), Anacor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANAC), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NM), LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA)

On Thursday shares of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) closed at $97.76. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 18.48%. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) will partner Taiwanese drinks maker Tingyi Holding to produce and sell ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages in China, becoming the latest global firm to latch on to a local peer to expand in the tricky market. Starbucks will have Tingyi manufacture the drinks for China and help extend its distribution on the mainland, the US coffee giant’s fastest-growing overseas market, the companies said on Thursday.

Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANAC) in last trading activity advanced 0.02% to close at $56.12. Company weekly performance is 15.66% while its quarterly performance stands at 76.92%. Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANAC) is -3.37% away from its 52 week high. On March 12, Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANAC) announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. Research and development expenses for the fourth quarter of 2014 were $17.8 million, compared to $12.8 million for the comparable period in 2013. Research and development expenses for 2014 were $72.5 million, compared to $46.6 million in 2013.

On Thursday shares of EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) closed at $26.21. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.48%. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) is taking software developers to school in an effort to help them write better programs for cloud computing. The giant Hopkinton-based data storage company has set up a training center to help developers master an open-source development system called Cloud Foundry, which promises easier software development and better compatibility with multiple cloud computing systems.

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NM) has 24.00% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 39.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $4.56. Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NM) cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 27, 2015. Shareholders who purchased NM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.

On last trading day LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) decreased -0.02% to close at $45.28. Its volatility for the week is 1.61% while volatility for the month is 2.01%. LPLA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 30.80%. LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) monthly performance is 1.30%. On March 9, LPL Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) announced the addition of two new executives to LPL Financial’s Research team: Tim Knepp as executive vice president, chief investment strategist and chief wealth officer, and Matthew Peterson as senior vice president, chief wealth strategist