Big Movers: Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC), Principal Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:PFG), Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB), Endeavour Silver Corp. (NYSE:EXK)

On Friday shares of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) closed at $52.90. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.53%. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has hired Simon Yuan, a former Credit Suisse banker, to head China FIG (financial institutions group) investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Friday.

Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) in last trading activity fell -7.45% to close at $23.60. Company weekly performance is -7.12% while its quarterly performance stands at -12.82%. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) is -21.36% away from its 52 week high. On April 21, Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC), announced the RClamp® 0552T, a high performance, low capacitance transient voltage suppression (TVS) array device. The RClamp0552T is offered as a three-pin device and protects high speed differential pairs common in interfaces such as USB 3.0, MHL and HDMI 1.4.

On Friday shares of Principal Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:PFG) closed at $51.62. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.03%. Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:PFG) reported net income for first quarter of $414.2 million or $1.39 per share, compared to $293.7 million or $0.95 per share for the year-ago quarter.

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) in last trading activity moved up 1.64% to close at $46.50. Company weekly performance is 4.49% while its quarterly performance stands at -4.49%. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) is -6.68% away from its 52 week high. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The real estate investment trust, based in Bethesda, Maryland, said it had funds from operations of $24.4 million, or 34 cents per share, in the period.

On last trading day Endeavour Silver Corp. (NYSE:EXK) fell -3.06% to close at $1.90. Its volatility for the week is 5.09% while volatility for the month is 6.00%. EXK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 31.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -6.10%. Endeavour Silver Corp. (NYSE:EXK) monthly performance is -11.63%. On April 23, Endeavour Silver Corp. (NYSE:EXK) announces it has made minor amendments to the stock option plan as a result of comments received from independent proxy advisory agencies in order to continue to align it with leading governance practices. The amendments will be made from the floor of the shareholder meeting scheduled for May 6, 2015.

Top Morning News: China Southern Airlines Co. (NYSE:ZNH), Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), ORBCOMM (NASDAQ:ORBC), Semtech (NASDAQ:SMTC)

China Southern Airlines Co. and Air China Ltd. (NYSE:ZNH) advanced at least 6 percent after U.S. crude dropped to a six-week low. On Friday shares of China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd. (NYSE:ZNH) closed at $26.95. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 12.30%.

Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating in a report released on 5 March 2015. Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) in last trading activity moved down -3.17% to close at $14.36. Company weekly performance is -10.70% while its quarterly performance stands at -42.21%. Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) is -54.77% away from its 52 week high.

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) discovered tipifarnib, which binds to a particular enzyme (farnesyl protein transferase), preventing it from activating Ras oncogenes and inhibiting the growth of certain types of cancer cells. On Friday shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) closed at $99.21. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.96%.

ORBCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ:ORBC) swung to a net loss for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014. The company has made a net loss of $5.62 million, or $ 0.09 a share in the quarter, against a net profit of $0.82 million, or $0.02 a share in the last year period. Revenue during the quarter surged 53.16 percent to $29.47 million from $19.24 million in the previous year period. Gross margin for the quarter contracted 1307 basis points over the previous year period to 40.29 percent. Operating margin for the quarter stood at negative 11.06 percent as compared to a positive 7.97 percent for the previous year period. ORBCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORBC) has 3.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 80.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $5.65.

On 9 March 2015, Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) has announced that Actility, Low Power Wide Area Network solution provider, has been selected for deployment by four operators, including Swisscom and NKE Electronics, for LoRaWAN™ deployments. On last trading day Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) moved down -0.68% to close at $27.83. Its volatility for the week is 2.64% while volatility for the month is 2.95%. SMTC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 15.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -43.10%. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) monthly performance is 3.07%.

Investors Should Watch: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), Semtech (NASDAQ:SMTC), Potash Corp. (NYSE:POT), Merck (NYSE:MRK), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM)

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)’s Animation Studios plans a sequel to its animated hit Frozen and has the next Star Wars movie in the works. Frozen made nearly $1.3 billion at the box office and inspired masses of toys, clothing and other merchandise. Frozen 2 will have the same directors, Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee. A release date was not announced. On Friday shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) closed at $106.44. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 6.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 14.94%.

On 9 March 2015, Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) has announced that Actility, Low Power Wide Area Network solution provider, has been selected for deployment by four operators, including Swisscom and NKE Electronics, for LoRaWAN™ deployments. On last trading day Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) moved down -0.68% to close at $27.83. Its volatility for the week is 2.64% while volatility for the month is 2.95%. SMTC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 15.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -43.10%. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) monthly performance is 3.07%.

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. (NYSE:POT) agreed on 2 March 2015 to pay about $56 million for a 9.5 percent stake in Brazilian rival Fertilizantes Heringer SA, the latest effort by Potash to grow in Latin America’s largest economy. Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. (NYSE:POT) has institutional ownership stands at 81.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $32.49.

On 12 March 2015, A New York federal judge has awarded Merck & Co. Inc. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) summary judgment in a Vioxx case, finding the plaintiff failed to establish a question of fact as to whether the painkiller caused inadequate bone repair and delayed the healing of his broken leg. On last trading day Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) moved up 0.05% to close at $56.20. Its volatility for the week is 1.66% while volatility for the month is 1.28%. MRK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -6.30%. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) monthly performance is -3.55%.

On 11 March 2015, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM) has completed the offering of 12 million Basel III-compliant Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class A Preferred Shares Series 43 priced at $25.00 per share. On last trading day Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM) moved down -1.36% to close at $72.46. Its volatility for the week is 1.88% while volatility for the month is 1.72%. 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 -2.24%.

Mix Sector Stocks News: Jiayuan.com International (NASDAQ:DATE), Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

Jiayuan.com International Ltd. (NASDAQ:DATE) announced on 3 March 2015, that its Board of Directors has received a preliminary non-binding proposal letter, dated March 3, 2015 from Vast Profit Holdings Limited proposing a “going-private” transaction involving the acquisition of all of the outstanding ordinary shares of the company not already owned by Vast Profit at a price per share of $3.58, or $5.37 per ADS in cash. On Monday shares of Jiayuan.com International Ltd. (NASDAQ:DATE) closed at $5.11. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 78.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -6.60%.

Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) has announced that Actility, Low Power Wide Area Network solution provider, has been selected for deployment by four operators, including Swisscom and NKE Electronics, for LoRaWAN™ deployments. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) in last trading activity increased 0.74% to close at $27.26. Company weekly performance is -8.65% while its quarterly performance stands at 2.98%. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) is -9.16% away from its 52 week high.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) was hit with a lawsuit in Texas federal court on Friday accusing the energy giant of violating the terms of a $20 million contract in the Eagle Ford Shale by building gas transportation facilities without its partner’s permission. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) in last trading activity fell -6.13% to close at $14.24. Company weekly performance is -14.22% while its quarterly performance stands at -26.60%. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) is -51.80% away from its 52 week high.

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) on 2 March 2015, made the following announcements related to its proposed acquisition of Silicon Image (NASDAQ:SIMG). As previously announced, Lattice Semiconductor has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Silicon Image, and commenced a tender offer on February 9, 2015 for all outstanding shares of Silicon Image for $7.30 per share in cash. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) has 0.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 94.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $6.76.

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) announced fifth generation (or Broadwell) Core processor with Iris Pro integrated graphics at the Game Developers Conference 2015 on Monday. The processor will be integrated with a 65W thermal envelope and will be available in the first week of June at the annual Computex Trade Show. On Monday shares of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) closed at $32.72. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 9.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.00%.

Stocks in news: Advaxis (NASDAQ:ADXS), Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC), Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD), Alexza Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXA), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM)

Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADXS) announced that Daniel J. O’Connor, President and Chief Executive Officer of Advaxis, will present at the 27th Annual ROTH Conference being held March 8-11, 2015, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Laguna Niguel, CA. On Friday shares of Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADXS) closed at $11.90.

Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) announced that Actility, a leading Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) solution provider, has been selected for deployment by four operators, including Swisscom and NKE Electronics, for LoRaWAN™ deployments. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) in last trading activity increased 2.89% to close at $27.06. Company weekly performance is -6.46% while its quarterly performance stands at 3.92%. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) is -9.83% away from its 52 week high.

Mettler-Toledo International Inc (NYSE:MTD) has been given an “A” credit rating by analysts at Morningstar. The research firm’s “A” rating indicates that the company is a low default risk. They also gave their stock a one star rating. On last trading day Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) fell -0.86% to close at $310.97. Its volatility for the week is 1.63% while volatility for the month is 1.74%. MTD’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.90%. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) monthly performance is 0.15%.

Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALXA
) will report results for its fiscal quarter and year ended December 31, 2014 on Monday, March 9, 2015, following the close of the U.S. financial markets. The Company will also host an investor conference call and live webcast on the same day at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to provide a company update and discuss the financial results. Alexza Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXA) has 13.00% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 35.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $1.99.

On February 25, it was reported that, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) and MediaTek Inc moved up in a ranking of top research and development spenders in the semiconductor industry, according to a report released by market research firm IC Insights. TSMC’s 15 percent R&D spending increase in 2014, along with a decline in spending at Toshiba Corp. and STMicroelectronics NV, helped the Taiwanese company climb two slots to fifth place in the annual ranking. On last trading day Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) fell -1.51% to close at $24.09. Its volatility for the week is 1.41% while volatility for the month is 1.64%. TSM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.10%. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) monthly performance is 2.16%.

Morning Movers: Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Digital Power Corp. (NYSEMKT:DPW), Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:CPLP), Compania Cervecerias Unidas S.A. (NYSE:CCU)

Semtech Corp. (NASDAQ:SMTC), announced that Actility, a leading low power wide area network (LPWAN) solution provider, has been selected for LoRaWANTM deployment by three IoT network operators, including French postal service La Poste, marine electronics leader NKE Electronics and telecom operator Swisscom. On Thursday shares of Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) closed at $26.30. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 15.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.00%.

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is working on a competitor to Twitter Inc.’s mobile-advertising distributor MoPub, according to people with knowledge of the matter, a bid to win more business in a growing market. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) in last trading activity increased 0.38% to close at $81.21. Company weekly performance is 0.99% while its quarterly performance stands at 7.62%. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is -1.17% away from its 52 week high.

On February 26, 2015, Mr. Benjamin Kiryati resigned from the Digital Power Corp. (NYSEMKT:DPW) Board of Directors for personal reasons. On last trading day Digital Power Corp. (NYSEMKT:DPW) remains unchanged to close at $1.00. Its volatility for the week is 3.97% while volatility for the month is 6.34%. DPW’s sales growth for past 5 years was -5.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -25.60%. Digital Power Corp. (NYSEMKT:DPW) monthly performance is -9.09%.

On 26 February, Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CPLP) announced that it has secured new time charter employment for the M/T ‘Amore Mio II’ and M/T ‘Amoureux’ at increased day rates.Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:CPLP) has 23.91% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 44.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $9.69.

On last trading day Compania Cervecerias Unidas S.A. (NYSE:CCU) increased 1.18% to close at $18.89. Its volatility for the week is 1.37% while volatility for the month is 2.25%. CCU’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -4.40%.

Investors Are Eying: SFX Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ:SFXE), Walter Investment Management Corp. (NYSE:WAC), The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC), Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC)

SFX Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFXE) announced T-Mobile US, Inc as a Charter Partner for its Beatport music streaming service. This is an expansion of T-Mobile’s innovative relationship with SFX and will provide fans with music streaming through the Beatport service this festival season – all without burning their 4G LTE data. On Tuesday shares of SFX Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ:SFXE) closed at $3.70.

Walter Investment Management Corp. (NYSE:WAC) announced it will release its fourth quarter and full year results for 2014 before the market opens on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Walter Investment Management Corp. (NYSE:WAC) in last trading activity increased 5.53% to close at $22.50. Company weekly performance is -3.02% while its quarterly performance stands at 19.55%. Walter Investment Management Corp. (NYSE:WAC) is -27.47% away from its 52 week high.

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) was downgraded by stock analysts at Goldman Sachs from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Monday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. They currently have a $132.00 price objective on the stock. Goldman Sachs’ price objective indicates a potential downside of 14.70% from the company’s current price. On Tuesday shares of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) closed at $154.38. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.71%.

Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) announced plans to release the financial results of its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2015 after the close of the market on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) has 0.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $28.60.

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has been chosen by Bridge Alliance, a business alliance of 36 major mobile telecommunications companies across the globe, to foster development in their Internet of Things (IoT) market. Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) in last trading activity moved up 0.85% to close at $13.01. Company weekly performance is 1.01% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.83%. Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) is -2.03% away from its 52 week high.

Moving Stocks: Goodrich Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:GDP), Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD), Barracuda Networks (NYSE:CUDA), Coronado Biosciences (NASDAQ:CNDO), Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC)

On February 2, Goodrich Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:GDP) have announced year-end 2014 reserves and its revised preliminary 2015 capital expenditure budget. Goodrich Petroleum Corporation reported proved reserves of 273.7 billion ft3 as of 31 December 2014, with future net cash flow of US$1.3 billion and present value of the future net cash flow before income taxes discounted at 10% of US$650.6 million. On Wednesday shares of Goodrich Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:GDP) closed at $3.14. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -1.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) announced that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Devinder Kumar will present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference at 1:15 p.m. PST on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in San Francisco. On Wednesday shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) closed at $3.07. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 0.40%.

On February 9, Barracuda Networks Inc. (NYSE:CUDA) is working on increasing its visibility in the Indian market. While there are several players offering front-end solutions including ERP and CRM on the cloud, it is one of the very few that provide backend solutions including securing and storage on a subscription-based model. On last trading day Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE:CUDA) moved up 3.98% to close at $36.60. Its volatility for the week is 5.06% while volatility for the month is 4.92%. CUDA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -23.80%. Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE:CUDA) monthly performance is -8.98%.

On February 6, Coronado Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:CNDO) reports on the separation of CB Pharma Acquisition Corp.’s (Nasdaq: CNLMU) securities into ordinary shares, rights and redeemable warrants, from the units. Coronado Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNDO) has 26.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 17.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $2.21.

On February 6, Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTC), announced The RClamp1255P, a new high-performance, low capacitance transient voltage suppression (TVS) device has been introduced by Semtech. The highly integrated device is designed to replace multiple discrete components while providing complete VBUS surge protection, and ESD protection for USB data lines and ID line. On last trading day Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) moved up 0.15% to close at $27.00. Its volatility for the week is 1.98% while volatility for the month is 3.05%. SMTC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 15.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -43.10%. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) monthly performance is -0.15%.

Stocks in news: Xencor (NASDAQ:XNCR), Biota Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BOTA), Allison Transmission Holdings (NYSE:ALSN), Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC), First Capital Inc. (NASDAQ:FCAP)

Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNCR), announced that it will webcast presentation by Bassil Dahiyat, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer, at 2015 Leerink Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, February 12, 2015. On Tuesday shares of Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNCR) closed at $15.44.

On 5 February, Biota Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOTA) reported net income of $6.5 million for the three month period ended December 31, 2014, as compared to a net loss of $0.1 million in the same period of the prior fiscal year. Biota Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOTA) in last trading activity moved up 7.85% to close at $2.61. Company weekly performance is 6.53% while its quarterly performance stands at 13.48%. Biota Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOTA) is -63.08% away from its 52 week high.

Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) reported Q4 EPS of $0.28, $0.02 worse than the analyst estimate of $0.30. Revenue for the quarter came in at $544 million versus the consensus estimate of $513.85 million. On last trading day Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ALSN) decreased -3.54% to close at $31.35. Its volatility for the week is 2.64% while volatility for the month is 2.34%. ALSN’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 20.00%. Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ALSN) monthly performance is -5.74%.

On 5 February, Semtech Corp. (NASDAQ:SMTC), announced the RClamp1255P, a high-performance, low capacitance transient voltage suppression (TVS) device. The RClamp1255P is a highly integrated device that replaces multiple discrete components while providing complete VBUS surge protection, and ESD protection for USB data lines and ID line. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) has 0.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $26.96.

On 29 January, First Capital, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCAP) reported record net income of $5.6 million, or $2.03 per diluted share, for the year ended December 31, 2014, compared to net income of $5.1 million, or $1.82 per diluted share, for the year ended December 31, 2013. On last trading day First Capital Inc. (NASDAQ:FCAP) moved up 0.17% to close at $23.90. Its volatility for the week is 1.55% while volatility for the month is 2.21%. FCAP’s sales growth for past 5 years was -6.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 7.50%. First Capital Inc. (NASDAQ:FCAP) monthly performance is -3.43%.

Watch 5 Stocks: Pingtan Marine Enterprise (NASDAQ:PME), Laredo Petroleum (NYSE:LPI), Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN), Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC), AVG Technologies (NYSE:AVG)

Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. (NASDAQ:PME) cash dividend payment of $0.01 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 18, 2015. On Wednesday shares of Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. (NASDAQ:PME) closed at $2.98.

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) on 29 January announced proved reserves (developed and undeveloped) and preliminary operating results for year-end 2014, preliminary results for its commodity derivatives for the fourth quarter of 2014 and basic and diluted weighted-average shares outstanding. Produced 11.7 million barrels of oil equivalent (“MMBOE”) in 2014, all from the Permian Basin, an increase of approximately 29% from the Company`s 2013 Permian Basin production of 9.1 MMBOE; fourth-quarter 2014 production averaged 39.7 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day (“BOE/D”). Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) in last trading activity increased 3.41% to close at $13.33. Company weekly performance is 47.13% while its quarterly performance stands at -27.04%. Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) is -57.32% away from its 52 week high.

Gladstone Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:GAIN) reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $7.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The McLean, Virginia-based company said it had profit of 29 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for investment gains, were 22 cents per share. The business development company posted revenue of $11.6 million in the period. On last trading day Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) remains unchanged to close at $7.37. Its volatility for the week is 1.10% while volatility for the month is 1.27%. GAIN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 37.60%. Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) monthly performance is 2.36%.

Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) EVP Jeffrey T. Pohlman sold 4,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, February 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.16, for a total value of $100,640.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 148,292 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,731,026.72. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) has 0.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $26.51.

AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE:AVG) announced it will report its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 financial results for the period ended December 31, 2014 following the close of market on February 18, 2015. On last trading day AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE:AVG) decreased -0.30% to close at $19.77. Its volatility for the week is 2.26% while volatility for the month is 2.30%. AVG’s sales growth for past 5 years was 29.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.50%. AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE:AVG) monthly performance is 2.59%.