Morning Buzz: Enanta Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ENTA), Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE), Amicus Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FOLD), Sotherly Hotels Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHO), The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA)

On Tuesday shares of Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTA) closed at $36.25. On May 7, Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTA) reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $28.8 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Watertown, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of $1.49 per share.

Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) in last trading activity moved up 2.68% to close at $17.60. Company weekly performance is 0.00% while its quarterly performance stands at -2.35%. Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) is -37.21% away from its 52 week high. Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) announced its Board of Directors has scheduled the payment of the Company’s quarterly cash dividend of $0.375 per share payable on May 14, 2015.

On last trading day Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOLD) moved up 1.02% to close at $10.87. Its volatility for the week is 5.12% while volatility for the month is 5.81%. FOLD’s sales growth for past 5 years was -54.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -26.20%. Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOLD) monthly performance is -8.66%. On May 6, it was reported that, Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOLD) saw its loss widen to $24.29 million, or $0.25 a share for the quarter ended Mar. 31, 2015. In the previous year period, the company reported a loss of $15.94 million, or $0.25 a share.

Sotherly Hotels Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHO) has 7.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 45.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $8.21. Sotherly Hotels Inc. (Nasdaq:SOHO), reported its consolidated results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Room revenue per available room (“RevPAR”) for the Company’s wholly-owned properties during the first quarter 2015 increased 8.3% over the first quarter 2014 to $87.87 driven by a 1.5% increase in occupancy and a 6.7% increase in average daily rate (“ADR”).

On Tuesday shares of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) closed at $145.43. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.38%. Citing steady demand from airlines, The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) said it is capable of raising 737 jetliner output by 43 per cent to 60 a month, as it gave a rosy outlook despite concerns about orders, overall production and defence spending. Boeing Chief Executive Jim McNerney said market fundamentals that support higher jetliner production are unchanged, despite recent deferrals of aircraft deliveries by American Airlines and United Continental Holdings, which he termed normal fleet optimisation decisions.

Hot Watch List: Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE), PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTBI), Bioanalytical Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:BASI), McDermott International Inc. (NYSE:MDR), Revett Mining (NYSEMKT:RVM)

On Monday shares of Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) closed at $17.14. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -2.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -13.00%. Susquehanna reissued their positive rating on shares of Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) in a research report released on Saturday morning. Susquehanna currently has a $23.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $20.00.

PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTBI) in last trading activity moved up 33.51% to close at $9.80. Company weekly performance is 242.66% while its quarterly performance stands at 226.67%. PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTBI) is -4.53% away from its 52 week high. PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTBI), announced that it closed the previously announced equity financing of $10 million of common stock at a price of $8.00 per share, or 1,250,000 shares, and warrants to purchase 625,000 shares of common stock. The warrants have an exercise price of $10.00 per share and are exercisable for 30 months from the closing date.

On last trading day Bioanalytical Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:BASI) moved up 6.25% to close at $2.02. Its volatility for the week is 4.78% while volatility for the month is 3.13%. BASI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -5.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 34.90%. Bioanalytical Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:BASI) monthly performance is 1.95%. On May 4, Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BASI) announced that it will report financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 ended March 31, 2015, prior to the market opening on Thursday, May 14, 2015.

On Monday shares of McDermott International Inc. (NYSE:MDR) closed at $5.08. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -6.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%. McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE:MDR) reported a first quarter net loss of $14.5 million, or $0.06 per share including restructuring charges, compared to a net loss of $46.5 million, or $0.20 per share, in the prior-year quarter. The company noted that, net of restructuring charges, first quarter 2015 loss would have been reduced by $10.4 million or $0.04 per share.

On last trading day Revett Mining Company, Inc. (NYSEMKT:RVM) moved up 2.77% to close at $0.48. Its volatility for the week is 3.59% while volatility for the month is 3.86%. RVM’s its EPS growth for past 5 years was -57.20%. Revett Mining Company, Inc. (NYSEMKT:RVM) monthly performance is -3.40%. On May 5, Revett Mining Company, Inc. (NYSEMKT:RVM) announced its consolidated operating and financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Net loss for the first quarter of 2015 was $2.5 million, or $0.06 per share basic. Net loss for the first quarter of 2014 was $.8 million or $0.02 per share basic.

Trending Stocks: Matson (NYSE:MATX), Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:THC), Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE), Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM), Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE:BXP)

On Monday shares of Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) closed at $41.40. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 4.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 6.05%. Matson Inc. (NYSE:MATX), reported net income of $25.0 million, or $0.57 per share for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, compared to $3.4 million, or $0.08 per share, prior year.

Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:THC) in last trading activity moved up 3.80% to close at $49.49. Company weekly performance is -0.44% while its quarterly performance stands at 17.22%. Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:THC) is -22.20% away from its 52 week high. Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:THC) on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $47 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) in last trading activity fell -0.69% to close at $17.36. Company weekly performance is 13.98% while its quarterly performance stands at 5.60%. Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) is -38.07% away from its 52 week high. Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE) on April 29, reported first-quarter profit of $178.4 million. On a per-share basis, the London-based company said it had profit of 72 cents.

On last trading day Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM) moved up 0.95% to close at $45.47. Its volatility for the week is 1.92% while volatility for the month is 2.13%. BRCM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 52.70%. Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM) monthly performance is 7.67%. On April 29,Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM), announced a new family of 5G WiFi Wave 2 solutions for enterprise wireless access points (APs). The expanded portfolio delivers the quality, reliability and capacity required for all segments of the enterprise and cloud WLAN markets including campus, education, hospitality, healthcare and public venues.

Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE:BXP) has 0.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 97.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $132.95. On April 27, Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE:BXP) first-quarter profit rose sharply as the real-estate investment trust recorded another gain on sales of real estate. The Boston-based company, which focuses on office space, raised its projection for the year to between $5.35 and $5.45 a share in funds from operations, compared with its earlier view of $5.28 to $5.43 and the consensus of $5.38 a share.

Investors Watch List: Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE), Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE), ProAssurance Corporation (NYSE:PRA), Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ:CLNE)

On Wednesday shares of Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) closed at $18.16. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -2.40%. Susquehanna boosted their price target on shares of Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) from $19.00 to $20.00 in a research note issued on Wednesday. The firm currently has a “positive” rating on the stock. Susquehanna’s price objective points to a potential upside of 10.13% from the stock’s previous close.

Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) shares moved up 1.99% in last trading session and ended the day at $31.75. SNE Gross Margin is 34.00% and its return on assets is -0.70%. Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) quarterly performance is 49.91%. On 7 April, Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) said it would spend an extra 45 billion yen ($376 million) in the fiscal year that started this month to further boost output of imaging sensors, increasing its focus on a business that has become one of its strongest as its TV and mobile operations struggle.

On last trading day ProAssurance Corporation (NYSE:PRA) moved down -0.54% to close at $45.95. Its volatility for the week is 1.00% while volatility for the month is 1.11%. PRA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -0.30%. ProAssurance Corporation (NYSE:PRA) monthly performance is 1.19%. ProAssurance Corporation (NYSE:PRA) said that, it will report results for the first quarter of 2015 after the close of normal New York Stock Exchange trading on Thursday, May 7, 2015.

On Wednesday shares of Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ:CLNE) closed at $6.99. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 26.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.00%. On 14 April, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ:CLNE) announced fueling has begun at two new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Southern California as well as two new truck-friendly CNG stations in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., and Kansas City, Kan. The company also received industry recognition for its new NGV Easy Bay® from Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine as well as the top transit engineering honor at the Canadian Deputy Minister’s Consulting Engineers Awards.

Market Movers: Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE), Novogen Limited (NASDAQ:NVGN), The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX), Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD)

On Friday shares of Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) closed at $16.23. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -2.40%.On 9 April, Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated. The report, titled “Fleet Status Report,” can be found on the Company’s Web site.

Novogen Limited (NASDAQ:NVGN) in last trading activity moved up 1.99% to close at $5.63. Company weekly performance is 35.01% while its quarterly performance stands at 155.91%. Novogen Limited (NASDAQ:NVGN) is -16.47% away from its 52 week high. On 9 April, Novogen Limited (NASDAQ:NVGN) said its experimental drug, Anisina, killed melanoma cells irrespective of their mutational status — a significant finding given that melanoma cancer is associated with a variety of mutations.

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) in last trading activity decreased -0.72% to close at $48.39. Company weekly performance is 0.31% while its quarterly performance stands at 9.78%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) is -9.74% away from its 52 week high. On 6 April, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) announced that its fully-owned subsidiary Dow AgroSciences has entered into a research and development (R&D) joint venture with Radiant Genomics, Inc. in order to develop natural crop protection products.

FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) has 5.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 77.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $174.37. On 7 April, FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) said that, it is to buy Dutch package delivery firm TNT Express for an agreed 4.4 billion euros ($4.8 billion), stepping up the challenge to rivals United Parcel Service and Deutsche Post in Europe.

On Friday shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) closed at $2.76. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 0.40%. On 7 April, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) said that, its efforts in building out its embedded business will play a key role in how the chip maker’s future rolls out.

Hot Alert: Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE), Profire Energy (NASDAQ:PFIE), ServiceSource International (NASDAQ:SREV), Aaron’s (NYSE:AAN), SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA)

On Tuesday shares of Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) closed at $14.10. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -2.40%. Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) announced that David W. Williams, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, presented at the Scotia Howard Weil 43rd Annual Energy Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Monday, March 23, 2015.

Profire Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFIE) in last trading activity increased 7.75% to close at $1.39. Company weekly performance is -2.11% while its quarterly performance stands at -43.95%. Profire Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFIE) is -76.40% away from its 52 week high.

On last trading day ServiceSource International, Inc. (NASDAQ:SREV) increased 0.85% to close at $3.57. Its volatility for the week is 3.79% while volatility for the month is 4.68%. SREV’s sales growth for past 5 years was 19.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -53.00%. ServiceSource International, Inc. (NASDAQ:SREV) monthly performance is -2.19%. ServiceSource® (NASDAQ:SREV), announced an upcoming webinar with industry influencer Jeff Kaplan and participation in Salesforce World Tour Chicago on April 23 to share customer success best practices and discuss the revenue lifecycle in the subscription revolution businesses are facing today.

Aaron’s, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) has 0.80% insider ownership. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $29.04. Aaron’s, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) marked the 10th anniversary of devastating Hurricane Katrina by dedicating Wednesday, March 18, as a day of service to New Orleans-area communities in need.

On last trading day SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) increased 0.24% to close at $33.20. Its volatility for the week is 1.86% while volatility for the month is 2.64%. SINA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -12.80%. SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) monthly performance is -11.21%. SINA Corp (NASDAQ:SINA)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by Zacks in a report released on Friday. They currently have a $34.00 target price on the stock. Zacks‘s target price indicates a potential upside of 3.25% from the stock’s previous close.

Top Stories: Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO), Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE), QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL)

On Thursday shares of Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO) closed at $51.27. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 0.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 7.77%. Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO) has earned a “BBB” credit rating from Morningstar. The firm’s “BBB” rating suggests that the company is a moderate default risk. They also gave their stock a three star rating.

Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) in last trading activity moved down -5.31% to close at $13.55. Company weekly performance is -4.64% while its quarterly performance stands at -7.63%. Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) is -52.77% away from its 52 week high. On 12 March, Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) said that, it has priced an offering of $1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes. The offering was made in three separate tranches, with $250 million of 4.000% senior notes due 2018, $450 million of 5.950% senior notes due 2025 and $400 million of 6.950% senior notes due 2045.

On last trading day QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) moved down -0.57% to close at $69.83. Its volatility for the week is 1.64% while volatility for the month is 1.68%. QCOM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 20.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 32.70%. QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) monthly performance is -0.43%. QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) announced its support for Microsoft Windows 10 for IoT devices and Internet of Everything (IoE) applications with the DragonBoard™ 410c development board.

On last trading day General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) fell -1.21% to close at $25.33. Its volatility for the week is 1.97% while volatility for the month is 1.48%. 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 1.24%. On 13 March, General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) said that, it has delivered a shipment of gas turbines to Egypt as part of a $1.9 billion (1.28 billion pounds) deal to boost power capacity, and will invest $200 million in a planned economic zone near the Suez Canal.

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 73.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $55.19. On 12 March, American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) announced the promotion of key individuals as the airline invests in leadership resources for its Customer Service team.

Market Movers: Ampio Pharmaceuticals (NYSEMKT:AMPE), MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE), BankUnited (NYSE:BKU), Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)

On Monday shares of Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:AMPE) closed at $7.44. Ampio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSEMKT:AMPE) announced results of the double-blind, multiple injection, vehicle controlled STRUT study (N=40) at 20 weeks.

On Monday shares of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) closed at $19.66. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) has announced that it will no longer allow players to sit with cash at its poker tables. The casino giant will go chips-only from April 1 across all its major properties, including those that are known for hosting high-stakes cash games, such as the Bellagio and ARIA.

Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) in last trading activity moved up 1.70% to close at $13.79. Company weekly performance is -3.97% while its quarterly performance stands at -5.61%. Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) is -51.94% away from its 52 week high. On 12 March 2015, Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) has priced an offering of $1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes. The offering was made in three separate tranches, with $250 million of 4.000% senior notes due 2018, $450 million of 5.950% senior notes due 2025 and $400 million of 6.950% senior notes due 2045.

BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 96.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $32.87. BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) is expanding its small business lending operations. BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) announced a deal to acquire Small Business Finance Unit from Greenville, SC-based CertusHoldings, Inc., in an asset purchase agreement.

On Monday shares of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) closed at $55.73. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -3.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.70%. On March 11, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) said that the Federal Reserve cleared an increase in its dividend. The San Francisco bank says it plans to raise its dividend to 37.5 cents from 35 cents in the second quarter. The move comes after the Federal Reserve concluded that Wells Fargo & Co. can afford the larger dividend and remain adequately capitalized in a severe financial crisis.

Morning Alert: Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA), Noble Corp (NYSE:NE), The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM), UNTD

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) just recently reported that it will declare its fiscal 2015 second quarter earnings results at 7 a.m. Eastern time Thursday, 9 April 2015, followed by a one-hour conference call with Walgreens Boots Alliance management beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. On Monday shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) closed at $86.77. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 13.91%.

On 12 March 2015, Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) has priced an offering of $1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes. The offering was made in three separate tranches, with $250 million of 4.000% senior notes due 2018, $450 million of 5.950% senior notes due 2025 and $400 million of 6.950% senior notes due 2045. Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) in last trading activity moved up 1.70% to close at $13.79. Company weekly performance is -3.97% while its quarterly performance stands at -5.61%. Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) is -51.94% away from its 52 week high.

The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) on Victoria Street will close in October and consolidate with the “mall” branch. On last trading day The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) moved up 1.57% to close at $49.91. Its volatility for the week is 1.92% while volatility for the month is 1.62%. BNS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 14.10%. The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) monthly performance is -6.31%.

One of the rescuers of Butterfield Bank has hit trouble in the Caribbean. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CIBC) and two other Canadian banks have written off more than $1 billion in the region since the recession hit. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM) has 5.67% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 70.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $72.53.

United Online, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNTD) currently sport a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). On last trading day United Online, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNTD) moved down -2.35% to close at $16.60. Its volatility for the week is 3.59% while volatility for the month is 4.88%. UNTD’s sales growth for past 5 years was -26.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -15.70%. United Online, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNTD) monthly performance is 18.23%.

Watch 5 Stocks: Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE), Smith Micro Software (NASDAQ:SMSI), Lloyds Banking Group (NYSE:LYG), Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), Merck (NYSE:MRK)

Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) has priced an offering of $1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes. The offering was made in three separate tranches, with $250 million of 4.000% senior notes due 2018, $450 million of 5.950% senior notes due 2025 and $400 million of 6.950% senior notes due 2045. The weighted average coupon of all three tranches is 5.87%. On Thursday shares of Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) closed at $14.21. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -2.40%.

Zacks downgraded shares of Smith Micro Software Inc (NASDAQ:SMSI) from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a report issued on Tuesday. They currently have $1.60 target price on the stock. Smith Micro Software Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI) in last trading activity decreased -7.63% to close at $1.21. Company weekly performance is -15.97% while its quarterly performance stands at 23.47%. Smith Micro Software Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI) is -43.46% away from its 52 week high.

Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG) said that it has entered talks with Spanish peer Banco de Sabadell SA. over the potential sale of the British lender’s stake in the TSB Banking Group Plc (LON:TSB), the challenger bank that was recently spun out of Lloyds. The FTSE 100 major said that it would be inclined to accept an offer, should a satisfactory offer be forthcoming. On last trading day Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG) increased 1.28% to close at $4.74. Its volatility for the week is 1.52% while volatility for the month is 1.35%. LYG’s sales growth for past 5 years was -7.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -23.20%. Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG) monthly performance is 4.18%.

The breadth of Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE:DAL)’ latest round of cuts at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport became a lot clearer this week. Delta is downsizing flights to 14 more cities as part of the airline’s plan to eventually close its once-booming CVG hub. Service is being pared down to several business markets, including Chicago, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Baltimore, St. Louis and Pittsburgh. On Thursday shares of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) closed at $45.33. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 7.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 19.88%.

A New York federal judge has awarded Merck & Co. 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. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) in last trading activity increased 0.20% to close at $56.17. Company weekly performance is -3.12% while its quarterly performance stands at -5.69%. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) is -11.71% away from its 52 week high.