Investors Are Watching: YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY), Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras (NYSE:PBR), Alexander & Baldwin (NYSE:ALEX), BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)

On Wednesday shares of YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) closed at $66.37. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 156.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 45.50%. YY Inc (NASDAQ:YY) on 11 May, reported first-quarter net income of RMB227 million (US$36.5 million) compared with RMB183.6 million last year. On a per American depositary share basis, earnings were RMB3.83 (US$ 0.62) versus RMB3.06 in the prior year. Excluding items, adjusted earnings per ADS were RMB4.36 (US$0.70) compared with RMB3.46 a year ago.

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) in last trading activity moved down -2.32% to close at $41.27. Company weekly performance is 0.95% while its quarterly performance stands at -5.00%. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) is -12.39% away from its 52 week high. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) and the Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) 550 announced that they have reached a tentative agreement on the group’s first-ever contract. Terms of the four-year deal include adjusted wage-scale step increases, as well as opportunities for bonuses that are linked to individual and Company performances.

On Wednesday shares of Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) closed at $9.85. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.27%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) has notched up a new oil production record of 800,000 barrels per day (bpd) from its offshore subsalt region, the state-run oil company said. The record output on Monday came from 20 wells in the Santos basin that produced 511,000 bpd, or 64 percent of the total, and the rest came from 19 wells in the Campos basin, the company statement said.

Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) has 2.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 77.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $41.02. Alexander & Baldwin Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) has closed on its purchase of the Safeway-anchored Aikahi Park Shopping Center in Kailua in Windward Oahu, a company executive confirmed to PBN. The deal, which had been targeted to be finalized in March, closed on May 1.

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) in last trading activity advanced 0.59% to close at $10.26. Company weekly performance is 4.69% while its quarterly performance stands at 3.95%. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is -18.76% away from its 52 week high. Blackberry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) is set to retake its Nigerian and Middle East and Africa (MEA) smartphone leadership from rivals with the introduction of BlackBerry Classic and new devices planned for this year. It controlled MEA smartphone shipments until recent years. A fortnight ago, International Data Corporation (IDC) released the fourth quarter 2014 Handset Tracker which showed that Nigeria led the MEA smartphone shipments by135 per cent followed by Kenya with 112 percent and Pakistan with 105 per cent respectively, year-on-year in 2014.

Stocks to Watch: Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:RPTP), Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT), General Electric (NYSE:GE), YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY)

On Wednesday shares of Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:RPTP) closed at $11.03. Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (NASDAQ:RPTP) reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 and provided an update on recent corporate developments. Raptor reported a net loss on a GAAP basis of $19.7 million for the first quarter, or $0.28 per share. Cash and cash equivalents were $134.5 million as of March 31, 2015, which excludes $92.0 million of net proceeds raised in the April 2015 public offering.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) in last trading activity advanced 1.48% to close at $46.78. Company weekly performance is 6.17% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.43%. Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) is -8.01% away from its 52 week high. Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) board of directors authorised (13-May-2015) a new USD5 billion share repurchase programme, which will be completed no later than 31-Dec-2017. The board also increased the dividend by 50% to USD0.135 per share, effective 3Q2015. Delta announced that it is on track to complete the remaining USD725 million of its prior USD2 billion share repurchase authorisation by 30-Jun-2015.

On last trading day Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT) decreased -0.70% to close at $5.67. Its volatility for the week is 5.74% while volatility for the month is 5.57%. CORT’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 4.00%. Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT) monthly performance is -11.27%. Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT) announced results of a multi-center Phase 1/2 dose-escalation study of mifepristone and chemotherapy drug eribulin (Halaven®) that show it is well tolerated and clinically active in patients with triple-negative breast cancer.

On last trading day General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) moved up 0.67% to close at $27.21. Its volatility for the week is 1.36% while volatility for the month is 1.51%. GE’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 8.80%. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) monthly performance is -1.88%. General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE) is willing to consider concessions to win European regulatory approval to acquire Alstom’s power business. The €12.4bn (£8.9bn, $13.9bn) deal for Alstom’s power equipment unit, announced over a year ago, remains under review, and GE executive Steve Bolze told Reuters: “We are willing to explore remedies to get this deal done even though again we believe in the merits of the deal.”

On Wednesday shares of YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) closed at $66.37. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 156.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 45.50%. YY Inc (NASDAQ:YY) on 11 May, reported first-quarter net income of RMB227 million (US$36.5 million) compared with RMB183.6 million last year. On a per American depositary share basis, earnings were RMB3.83 (US$ 0.62) versus RMB3.06 in the prior year. Excluding items, adjusted earnings per ADS were RMB4.36 (US$0.70) compared with RMB3.46 a year ago.

Why Making Dramatic Moves: Banco Bradesco S.A. (NYSE:BBD), YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY), TrueBlue (NYSE:TBI), Jewett-Cameron Trading Company (NASDAQ:JCTCF), Shore Bancshares (NASDAQ:SHBI)

On Wednesday shares of Banco Bradesco S.A. (NYSE:BBD) closed at $10.17. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 13.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.70%. Banco Bradesco Sa (NYSE:BBD) cash dividend payment of $0.005579 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 08, 2015.

YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) in last trading activity advanced 5.23% to close at $66.37. Company weekly performance is -0.36% while its quarterly performance stands at -1.26%. YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) is -31.14% away from its 52 week high. On 11 May, YY Inc (NASDAQ:YY), reported first-quarter net income of RMB227 million (US$36.5 million) compared with RMB183.6 million last year. On a per American depositary share basis, earnings were RMB3.83 (US$ 0.62) versus RMB3.06 in the prior year.

On last trading day TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI) advanced 0.39% to close at $28.65. Its volatility for the week is 2.29% while volatility for the month is 3.53%. TBI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 51.40%. TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI) monthly performance is 13.02%. Trueblue (NYSE:TBI) had its price target increased by BMO Capital Markets from $28.00 to $35.00 in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. The firm currently has an outperform rating on the stock.

Jewett-Cameron Trading Company Ltd. (NASDAQ:JCTCF) has 43.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 8.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $11.61.

On last trading day Shore Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHBI) advanced 3.67% to close at $9.60. Its volatility for the week is 1.32% while volatility for the month is 1.52%. SHBI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -8.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -6.40%. Shore Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHBI) monthly performance is 5.15%. On May 7, 2015, The Talbot Bank of Easton, Maryland, the wholly owned subsidiary of Shore Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHBI), announced that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “FDIC”) and the Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation (the “Commissioner”) had terminated the Consent Order (the “Order”) that the Bank entered into on May 24, 2013.

Hot Stocks: Hemispherx Biopharma (NYSEMKT:HEB), Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY), 58.com Inc. (NYSE:WUBA), Corium International (NASDAQ:CORI)

On Monday shares of Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (NYSEMKT:HEB) closed at $0.26. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 14.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.00%. Hemispherx Biopharma (NYSE:HEB) announces that its European subsidiary, Hemispherx Biopharma Europe N.V./S.A., received formal notification from the European Commission approving its Orphan Medicinal Product Application for Ampligen®, an experimental therapeutic, to treat Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) in last trading activity moved up 0.95% to close at $38.25. Company weekly performance is 0.90% while its quarterly performance stands at 7.79%. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) is -1.72% away from its 52 week high. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) struck a deal to sell its oil-trading and storage business to Castleton Commodities International LLC, bringing the bank closer to unloading a unit that has attracted heightened regulatory scrutiny.

On Monday shares of YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) closed at $68.97. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 156.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 45.50%.YY Inc (NASDAQ:YY), a real-time interactive social platform, on Monday reported first-quarter net income of RMB227 million (US$36.5 million) compared with RMB183.6 million last year.

58.com Inc. (NYSE:WUBA) has 22.48% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 90.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $79.10. Announced May 8, that 58.com Inc. (NYSE:WUBA) has acquire online recruitment platform ChinaHR.com for an undisclosed amount to expand its human resource services, according to an announcement posted on the company’s Weibo account.

On last trading day Corium International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CORI) moved up 4.31% to close at $10.41. Its volatility for the week is 6.23% while volatility for the month is 7.28%. Corium International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CORI) monthly performance is 45.39%.On May 7, Corium International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CORI) announced unaudited financial results from operations for both the second fiscal quarter and the six months ended March 31, 2015. Corium reported total revenues in the second quarter of fiscal 2015 of $11.3 million, compared with $10.7 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014.

Top News: Molycorp (NYSE:MCP), Exelixis (NASDAQ:EXEL), YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY), Workday (NYSE:WDAY), National Bank Holdings Corp. (NYSE:NBHC)

On Monday shares of Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE:MCP) closed at $0.92. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 131.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. Molycorp Inc (NYSE:MCP) has successfully acquired a massive contract to supply rare earth metals, for the next 10 years, to Siemens. The materials are targeted to be used in Siemens direct drive wind turbines. The company has chosen its Mountain Pass facility in California for this purpose.

Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) in last trading activity decreased -8.12% to close at $2.83. Company weekly performance is -10.16% while its quarterly performance stands at 64.53%. Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) is -37.80% away from its 52 week high. Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) a San Francisco based biotechnology company is set to announce its latest earnings results on April 30, 2015.

On last trading day YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) advanced 1.21% to close at $64.64. Its volatility for the week is 4.40% while volatility for the month is 4.78%. YY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 156.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 25.40%. YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) monthly performance is 16.20%. YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) announced that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 21, 2015.

Workday, Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) has 1.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 97.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $87.77. Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY) on 21 April, announced that Northern & Shell, a leading magazine and newspaper publisher in the United Kingdom (UK), has selected Workday Financial Management. With Workday, Northern & Shell will move its financials off a legacy system and into the cloud, providing greater financial scalability, speed, and real-time reporting and analytics to support business growth and changes in a complex and highly competitive publishing industry.

On last trading day National Bank Holdings Corp. (NYSE:NBHC) advanced 1.01% to close at $18.91. Its volatility for the week is 1.66% while volatility for the month is 1.47%. NBHC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 226.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 38.80%. National Bank Holdings Corp. (NYSE:NBHC) monthly performance is 2.16%. National Bank Holdings Corporation (NYSE: NBHC) reported net income of $1.2 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2015, compared to net income of $2.3 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2014 and $1.4 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2014.

Trader’s Recap: YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY), uniQure N.V. (NASDAQ:QURE), The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN)

On Friday shares of YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) closed at $63.47. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 67.75%. YY (NASDAQ:YY) was downgraded by Vetr from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday. They currently have a $74.09 price objective on the stock.

uniQure N.V. (NASDAQ:QURE) in last trading activity fell -7.63% to close at $28.44. Company weekly performance is 24.41% while its quarterly performance stands at 60.14%. uniQure N.V. (NASDAQ:QURE) is -19.89% away from its 52 week high. uniQure N.V. (NASDAQ:QURE) on April 09, 2015, declared the pricing of its follow-on public offering of 3,000,000 ordinary shares at price to the public of $29.50 per ordinary share. After deducting the underwriting discounts and other estimated offering expenses payable by uniQure, the net proceeds of the follow-on public offering are expected to be approximately $82.4 million (EURO76.5 million).

On last trading day The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) fell -0.72% to close at $48.39. Its volatility for the week is 1.62% while volatility for the month is 1.76%. DOW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 68.70%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) monthly performance is 4.38%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) announced plans to separate and merge chlor-alkali assets with Olin in $5bn deal, Lanxess planned restructuring its rubber production activities, and Evonik Industries was reportedly looking to bid for Clariant that would create more than €20bn worth entity.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has 0.19% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 31.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $540.01. Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has joined the search for better batteries to power its expansion into consumer electronics and other hardware.

On last trading day Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) fell -0.14% to close at $57.70. Its volatility for the week is 1.60% while volatility for the month is 1.91%. TXN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.40%. Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) monthly performance is 0.93%. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN) will webcast its first-quarter 2015 earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 22, at 4:30 p.m. Central time.

Top News: JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU), Onconova Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONTX), Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO), YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY), SodaStream International (NASDAQ:SODA)

On Tuesday shares of JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) closed at $19.16. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 12.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 43.30%. JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) and Fort Lauderdale-based Silver Airways are forming a code-share partnership that will give customers of both airlines access to more destinations in Florida and the Bahamas.

Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONTX) in last trading activity advanced 11.39% to close at $2.64. Company weekly performance is 15.28% while its quarterly performance stands at -31.61%. Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONTX) is -66.58% away from its 52 week high. Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONTX), announced that Ajay Bansal, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 27th Annual ROTH Conference in Laguna Niguel, CA. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, March 11th at 11:00 a.m. PT.

On last trading day Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) moved down -4.33% to close at $45.31. Its volatility for the week is 3.43% while volatility for the month is 3.96%. CRZO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 44.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 22.20%. Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) monthly performance is -13.86%. Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) said it has priced an underwritten public offering of 4.5 million shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $45.50 per share. The company granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to 675,000 additional shares.

YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) has 21.74% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 71.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $51.48. YY (NASDAQ:YY) was upgraded by Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note issued on Friday. The firm currently has a $74.09 price objective on the stock. Vetr‘s price objective suggests a potential upside of 43.06% from the company’s current price.

On last trading day SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ:SODA) advanced 0.27% to close at $18.27. Its volatility for the week is 2.84% while volatility for the month is 3.48%. SODA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 41.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 74.80%. SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ:SODA) monthly performance is -5.82%. SodaStream International, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA), announces the launch of SodaStream Naturals, a variety of better-for-you drink mixes naturally flavored and lightly sweetened with real sugar. With only 40 calories and no high-fructose corn syrup or artificial sweeteners, SodaStream Naturals offer a healthier alternative to ready-to-drink sodas. The exciting new product line reflects SodaStream’s commitment to health and wellness.

Mix Sector Stocks: Sysorex Global Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SYRX), YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY), Lightbridge Corp. (NASDAQ:LTBR), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)

On Mar 02, Sysorex Global Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SYRX), announced that it will issue 2014 fiscal year end financial results for the period ended December 31, 2014 and provide an update on corporate developments following the market close on March 5, 2015. On Monday shares of Sysorex Global Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SYRX) closed at $1.30. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%.

On March 05, YY, Inc. (NASDAQ: YY) reported Q4 EPS of $0.94, $0.10 better than the analyst estimate of $0.84. Revenue for the quarter came in at $188.7 million versus the consensus estimate of $178.64 million. YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) in last trading activity decreased -1.45% to close at $56.92. Company weekly performance is 6.91% while its quarterly performance stands at -14.19%. YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) is -40.95% away from its 52 week high.

On March 5, Lightbridge Corp. (NASDAQ:LTBR) announced that a conference call and webcast to discuss its 2014 business update and fourth quarter financial results is scheduled for 11 a.m. ET Thursday, March 26, 2015. On last trading day Lightbridge Corp. (NASDAQ:LTBR) decreased -5.50% to close at $1.03. Its volatility for the week is 5.36% while volatility for the month is 7.23%. LTBR’s sales growth for past 5 years was -38.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -5.00%. Lightbridge Corp. (NASDAQ:LTBR) monthly performance is -26.95%.

Starboard Value LP on Monday urged Yahoo! Inc (NASDAQ:YHOO) to buyback $4 billion of its stock, monetize assets and cut costs as part of a broader plan to enhance shareholder value. The hedge fund said the tax-free spin-off of Yahoo’s Alibaba stake while being a first good step, is not sufficient to boost valuation. On Monday shares of Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) closed at $42.98. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -6.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -10.55%.

Canadian Pacific (NYSE:CP) announced that Unifor members have ratified a labour agreement covering approximately 1,200 active mechanical employees. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) in last trading activity decreased -1.03% to close at $186.04. Company weekly performance is -1.52% while its quarterly performance stands at -4.03%. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) is -15.38% away from its 52 week high.

5 Stocks: The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY), The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP), Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA)

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) donated ice-box coolers to 500 women from Nairobi slums to start small-scale businesses and coca cola outlets. The donation is part of an empowerment programme for slum women ahead of celebrations to mark the International Women’s Day. On Friday shares of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) closed at $41.52. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 8.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.87%.

On March 6, YY, Inc. (NASDAQ: YY) reported Q4 EPS of $0.94, $0.10 better than the analyst estimate of $0.84. Revenue for the quarter came in at $188.7 million versus the consensus estimate of $178.64 million. YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) in last trading activity increased 4.69% to close at $57.76. Company weekly performance is 9.62% while its quarterly performance stands at -17.92%. YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) is -40.08% away from its 52 week high.

On March 5, it was reported that, The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) signed on to an amicus brief filed in the Supreme Court of the United States (Obergefell v. Hodges case), petitioning the Court to overturn a lower court decision upholding state-level prohibitions, and affirm a uniform principle that all couples share in the right to marry. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) in last trading activity moved down -1.94% to close at $47.94. Company weekly performance is -2.64% while its quarterly performance stands at -2.10%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) is -11.37% away from its 52 week high.

BP plc (NYSE:BP)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Deutsche Bank in a research report issued on Friday. On last trading day BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) moved down -2.02% to close at $40.35. Its volatility for the week is 1.24% while volatility for the month is 1.35%. BP’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -25.20%. BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) monthly performance is 1.23%.

Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) presented at the Cowen and Company 35th Annual Health Care Conference being held in Boston. Harvey J. Berger, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer, provided an overview of the Company’s business on Monday, March 2, at 2:10 p.m. (ET). Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) has 1.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 71.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $8.08.

Stocks Swings: The Bank of New York Mellon (NYSE:BK), YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY), Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD), Merck (NYSE:MRK), Mid Penn Bancorp (NASDAQ:MPB)

On March 4, it was reported that, After announcing it was getting into the reverse mortgage business last year, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK) is making good on its promise to start participating in the market. Though the large, New York-based bank and investment management advisor will not originate loans, the company will utilize its access to financial planners and other professionals to spread the word about reverse mortgage merits in effective retirement plans. It will also purchase and securitize loans, and is now licensed to do so. On Friday shares of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK) closed at $39.28. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -1.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 7.30%.

YY, Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) reported Q4 EPS of $0.94, $0.10 better than the analyst estimate of $0.84. Revenue for the quarter came in at $188.7 million versus the consensus estimate of $178.64 million. YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) in last trading activity increased 4.69% to close at $57.76. Company weekly performance is 9.62% while its quarterly performance stands at -17.92%. YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) is -40.08% away from its 52 week high.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) has announced a new and exclusive technology for virtual reality which it claims will help increase immersion and reduce motion sickness in users, called – somewhat oddly, given it aims to prevent regurgitation – LiquidVR. On Friday shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) closed at $2.92. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 0.40%.

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) entered into a collaboration with Eisai Co., Ltd. for the evaluation of the safety, tolerability and efficacy of Merck’s Keytruda (anti-PD-1 therapy) in combination with Eisai’s oncology compounds, including Lenvima (a multi-targeting RTK inhibitor) and Halaven (a microtubule dynamics inhibitor) across multiple studies. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) in last trading activity fell -1.97% to close at $56.84. Company weekly performance is -2.90% while its quarterly performance stands at -5.47%. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) is -10.66% away from its 52 week high.

Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPB) announced that it has successfully completed the merger of Phoenix Bancorp, Inc., of Minersville, Pennsylvania (“Phoenix”), with Mid Penn, effective March 1, 2015, under the terms of the Agreement and Plan of Merger. Concurrently with the merger of Mid Penn and Phoenix, Phoenix’s subsidiary bank, Miners Bank, was merged into and became part of Mid Penn Bank and now operates as “Miners Bank, a Division of Mid Penn Bank.” On last trading day Mid Penn Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:MPB) remains unchanged to close at $15.83. Its volatility for the week is 0.08% while volatility for the month is 0.73%. MPB’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 5.10%. Mid Penn Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:MPB) monthly performance is -0.06%.