Morning Alert: Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL), Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc (NASDAQ:HCCI)

On Thursday shares of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) closed at $48.67. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -8.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.70%. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) Effective June 1, 2015,Thomas C. Freyman has been appointed Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration; John M. Capek has been appointed Executive Vice President, Ventures; and, Brian B. Yoor, has been appointed Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, and will continue to report to Mr. Freyman in his new role.

SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) in last trading activity fell -6.13% to close at $14.08. Company weekly performance is 5.31% while its quarterly performance stands at 8.14%. SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) is -64.23% away from its 52 week high. SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) has slated to release earnings on May 27.

On last trading day Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD) moved up 0.89% to close at $153.24. Its volatility for the week is 3.16% while volatility for the month is 3.00%. PXD’s sales growth for past 5 years was 23.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 49.20%. Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD) monthly performance is -14.84%. Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) on 5 May, announced financial and operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. Pioneer reported a first quarter net loss attributable to common stockholders of $78 million, or $0.52 per diluted share. Without the effect of noncash derivative mark-to-market gains and other unusual items, adjusted income for the first quarter was a loss of $5 million after tax, or $0.03 per diluted share.

On Thursday shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) closed at $101.83. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.13%. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and Actavis plc (NYSE:ACT) have been cleared of any wrongdoing after being accused of not doing enough to warn patients of addiction risks posed by their prescription pain killers on sale. However, Purdue Pharma will have to make its case after a U.S District Court concluded it had a case to answer on the same issue.

On last trading day Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc (NASDAQ:HCCI) moved up 1.31% to close at $13.16. Its volatility for the week is 5.66% while volatility for the month is 4.18%. HCCI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 28.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -33.50%. Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc (NASDAQ:HCCI) monthly performance is -3.87%. Heritage-Crystal Clean (NASDAQ:HCCI)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by Zacks in a research note issued on 1 May.

Hot Watch List: Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM), Sinovac Biotech (NASDAQ:SVA), Park City Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCYG), Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

On Wednesday shares of Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM) closed at $46.65. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 13.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 13.30%. Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM) said it will pay its next quarterly cash dividend of USD0.14 per share to holders of the company´s common stock. The USD0.14 dividend was declared by the board of directors on May 12, 2015 and will be paid on June 15, 2015 to holders of record of the company´s Class A and Class B common stock at the close of business on May 29, 2015.

Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ:SVA) in last trading activity moved up 5.34% to close at $5.52. Company weekly performance is 11.52% while its quarterly performance stands at 12.65%. Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ:SVA) is -15.47% away from its 52 week high. Zacks has upgraded shares of Sinovac Biotech Ltd. from a hold rating to a buy rating.

On last trading day Park City Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCYG) moved up 3.51% to close at $11.22. Its volatility for the week is 7.95% while volatility for the month is 5.51%. PCYG’s sales growth for past 5 years was 14.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.90%. Park City Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCYG) monthly performance is -14.29%. Park City Group (NASDAQ:PCYG) announced financial results for its fiscal third quarter-ended March 31, 2015. For the fiscal third quarter ended March 31, 2015, the Company reported total revenue of $3.4 million, a 10% increase relative to the same quarter a year ago. Total operating expense during the third quarter was $4.0 million, an increase of 14% from the same quarter a year ago.

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 70.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $47.03. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) Effective June 1, 2015,Thomas C. Freyman has been appointed Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration; John M. Capek has been appointed Executive Vice President, Ventures; and, Brian B. Yoor, has been appointed Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, and will continue to report to Mr. Freyman in his new role.

On last trading day The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) moved down -0.05% to close at $109.19. Its volatility for the week is 1.28% while volatility for the month is 1.47%. DIS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.30%. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) monthly performance is 2.37%. Globe Telecom has announced a brand-new partnership with the Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)! It will allow Globe subscribers access to all that Disney has to offer, including video on demand and interactive content across multiple devices, plus other services. Disney’s many brands include Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and Maker Studios.

Traders Buzz: QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM), XO Group Inc. (NYSE:XOXO), Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV), Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT), Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) plans to repurchase as much as $10 billion of stock within about 12 months, and is increasing its dividend 14%, moves it said mark a “major increase” in its capital-return program. On Tuesday shares of QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) closed at $71.89. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 20.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.50%.

XO Group Inc. (NYSE:XOXO) reported a loss of $4 million in its fourth quarter.
On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had a loss of 16 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and stock option expense, were 6 cents per share. The newlywed and pregnancy website operator posted revenue of $37.1 million in the period. XO Group Inc. (NYSE:XOXO) in last trading activity moved up 8.43% to close at $16.73. Company weekly performance is 6.15% while its quarterly performance stands at 9.42%. XO Group Inc. (NYSE:XOXO) is -10.05% away from its 52 week high.

Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV) announced that Ted Goldthorpe, the Company’s President, participated on a BDC panel at the 2015 RBC Capital Markets Financial Institutions Conference on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. On last trading day Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV) decreased -0.26% to close at $7.73. Its volatility for the week is 1.33% while volatility for the month is 1.52%. AINV’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.80%. Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV) monthly performance is 3.76%.

Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) has 2.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 90.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $6.33.

The board of directors of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) declared a quarterly common dividend of 24 cents per share. This marks the 365th consecutive quarterly dividend to be paid by Abbott since 1924. The cash dividend is payable May 15, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 2015.On last trading day Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) decreased -1.41% to close at $46.17. Its volatility for the week is 1.41% while volatility for the month is 1.37%. ABT’s sales growth for past 5 years was -8.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -21.10%. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) monthly performance is 1.47%.

Watch 5 Stocks: Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), ZIOPHARM Oncology (NASDAQ:ZIOP), Pandora Media (NYSE:P), Lands’ End (NASDAQ:LE), Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain (NYSE:CCSC)

On Feb. 27, Mylan N.V. and Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq:MYL) announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Abbott Laboratories’ (NYSE:ABT) non-U.S. developed markets specialty and branded generics business. On Friday shares of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) closed at $46.50. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -8.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.63%.

ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) on Thursday reported a loss of $10.4 million in its fourth quarter. The New York-based company said it had a loss of 9 cents per share. The drug developer posted revenue of $340,000 in the period. ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) in last trading activity decreased -3.11% to close at $13.38. Company weekly performance is 18.83% while its quarterly performance stands at 260.65%. ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) is -6.24% away from its 52 week high.

Equities research analysts at Wedbush set a $27.00 price objective on shares of Pandora Media (NYSE:P) stock in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The firm currently has a a “buy” rating on the stock. Wedbush’s target price indicates a potential upside of 78.69% from the company’s current price. On last trading day Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P) decreased -1.95% to close at $15.11. Its volatility for the week is 4.54% while volatility for the month is 3.53%. P’s sales growth for past 5 years was 75.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 0.00%. Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P) monthly performance is -18.41%.

Lands’ End, Inc. (NASDAQ:LE) announced that the 2015 annual meeting of stockholders will be held at the Company’s headquarters in Dodgeville, Wis., on Friday, June 5, 2015. In addition, the Company announced that April 7, 2015, has been fixed as the record date for determination of the stockholders of the Company entitled to notice of and to vote at the annual meeting of stockholders. Lands’ End, Inc. (NASDAQ:LE) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 88.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $36.66.

On March 4, Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain Co., Ltd. (NYSE:CCSC) announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year of 2014. Revenues in the fourth quarter of 2014 were RMB361.3 million ($58.2 million), an increase of 7.4% from RMB336.4 million in the same quarter of 2013. On last trading day Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain Co., Ltd. (NYSE:CCSC) moved up 7.07% to close at $4.09. Its volatility for the week is 8.71% while volatility for the month is 5.51%. CCSC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 42.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 4.80%. Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain Co., Ltd. (NYSE:CCSC) monthly performance is -12.04%.

Keep Eyes on: Orexigen Therapeutics (NASDAQ:OREX), Ocular Therapeutix (NASDAQ:OCUL), Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), FCB Financial Holdings (NYSE:FCB), PetSmart (NASDAQ:PETM)

On 25 February, Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OREX) reported a net profit of $0.6 million, or $0.00 per share, as compared to a net loss of $21.5 million, or $0.21 per share, for the fourth quarter of 2013.On Wednesday shares of Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OREX) closed at $8.49. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 102.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%.

Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCUL), announced that Amar Sawhney, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, participated in Cowen and Company 35th Annual Health Care Conference on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCUL) in last trading activity moved up 9.01% to close at $39.22. Company weekly performance is 16.62% while its quarterly performance stands at 129.89%. Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCUL) is 4.67% away from its 52 week high.

The board of directors of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) declared a quarterly common dividend of 24 cents per share. This marks the 365th consecutive quarterly dividend to be paid by Abbott since 1924. The cash dividend is payable May 15, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 2015. On last trading day Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) moved down -0.17% to close at $47.01. Its volatility for the week is 1.17% while volatility for the month is 1.41%. ABT’s sales growth for past 5 years was -8.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -21.10%. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) monthly performance is 3.94%.

FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:FCB) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Florida Community Bank, NA has entered into agreements with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “FDIC”) that terminate all existing loss share agreements with the FDIC, and has made a payment of $14.8 million to the FDIC as consideration for the early termination of the loss share agreements. FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:FCB) has 1.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 59.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $26.04.

PetSmart Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) reported Q4 EPS of $1.43, $0.05 better than the analyst estimate of $1.38. Revenue for the quarter came in at $1.9 million versus the consensus estimate of $1.87 billion. On last trading day PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETM) remains unchanged to close at $82.93. Its volatility for the week is 0.11% while volatility for the month is 0.23%. PETM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 21.50%. PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETM) monthly performance is 0.90%.

Investor’s pick: Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), Merrimack Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:MACK), St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE:STJ), North American Palladium (NYSEMKT:PAL), JA Solar Holdings (NASDAQ:JASO)

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) has been given an “AA-” credit rating by Morningstar. The research firm’s “AA-” rating suggests that the company is a very-low default risk. They also gave their stock a three star rating. On Monday shares of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) closed at $47.22. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -8.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.63%.

On 26 February 2015, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:MACK) reported a loss of 9 cents per share in the fourth quarter of 2014, narrower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of 23 cents and the year-ago loss of 33 cents per share. Merrimack Pharma earned collaboration revenues of $33.9 million compared to $7.8 million in the year-ago period. Revenues surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $25 million. Revenues primarily comprised $23.4 million received from Sanofi (SNY) related to the collaboration for MM-121 and $10.5 million received from Baxter International (BAX) in relation to the collaboration for MM-398. Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:MACK) in last trading activity advanced 5.32% to close at $11.29. Company weekly performance is 3.29% while its quarterly performance stands at 15.68%. Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:MACK) is -5.92% away from its 52 week high.

St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE:STJ)’s Nanostim is expected to be the next, hot technology once it receives FDA approval. It is placed directly inside the heart and requires no leads or surgical pocket. On last trading day St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE:STJ) advanced 2.52% to close at $68.36. Its volatility for the week is 1.55% while volatility for the month is 1.80%. STJ’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 8.90%. St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE:STJ) monthly performance is 3.04%.

North American Palladium Ltd. (NYSEMKT:PAL) on 26 February 2015, released the positive results of the Technical Report for the Lac des Iles Mine, Ontario, Incorporating a Preliminary Economic Assessment of the Mine Expansion Plan (2015 PEA). NAP commissioned the 2015 PEA in mid-2014 to evaluate the results of an ongoing diamond drilling program and to update and re-scope the economic potential of the large mineral resource at LDI. North American Palladium Ltd. (NYSEMKT:PAL) has 3.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 24.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $0.29.

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO) is expected to release its fourth-quarter earnings on Mar 16. On Monday shares of JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO) closed at $8.78. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 22.00%.

What’s Hot: Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI), Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), Taseko Mines (NYSEMKT:TGB), Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN), Authentidate Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:ADAT)

Canadian National Railway Co. (NYSE:CNI) said it has negotiated a tentative labor agreement with the Unifor union. As a result, CN has withdrawn its lockout notice to Unifor, which would have come effective at 23.00 hours local time in the absence of a settlement. On Monday shares of Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI) closed at $68.92. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.93%.

The board of directors of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) has declared a quarterly common dividend of 24 cents per share. This marks the 365th consecutive quarterly dividend to be paid by Abbott since 1924. The cash dividend is payable May 15, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 2015. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) in last trading activity moved down -0.34% to close at $47.32. Company weekly performance is 2.67% while its quarterly performance stands at 9.54%. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) is -0.53% away from its 52 week high.

Shares of Taseko Mines Limited (NYSEMKT:TGB) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the nine brokerages that are covering the stock, Stock Ratings Network reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. On last trading day Taseko Mines Ltd. (NYSEMKT:TGB) moved down -2.14% to close at $0.82. Its volatility for the week is 7.29% while volatility for the month is 7.31%. TGB’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -46.10%. Taseko Mines Ltd. (NYSEMKT:TGB) monthly performance is 6.75%.

On Feb 13, Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) reported fourth quarter 2014 Adjusted EBITDA of $345 million, compared to $399 million in the prior year period, and Adjusted Free Cash Flow of $95 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, compared to $126 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, in the prior year period. Net Income1 for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $210 million, or $0.54 per diluted share, compared to a Net Loss1 of $97 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, in the prior year period. Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN) has 0.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 91.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $21.98.

On Feb 17, Authentidate Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:ADAT), announced financial results for the three-month and six-month periods ended December 31, 2014. Revenue increased 28% compared to fiscal first quarter. Improved gross margin for the quarter to approximately 44.2% compared to 35.5% for the prior year quarter and 43.6% for the first quarter of fiscal 2015. On last trading day Authentidate Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:ADAT) moved down -1.83% to close at $0.81. Its volatility for the week is 13.69% while volatility for the month is 7.65%. ADAT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 14.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 12.60%. Authentidate Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:ADAT) monthly performance is 7.33%.

Notable Ups And Down: Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), Avalanche Biotechnologies (NASDAQ:AAVL), Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR), Computer Sciences (NYSE:CSC), Insperity (NYSE:NSP)

On 29 January, Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) announced Fourth-quarter 2014 worldwide sales from continuing operations of $5.4 billion increased 10.2 percent on an operational basis. Sales increased 5.6 percent on a reported basis, including an unfavorable 4.6 percent effect of foreign exchange. On Monday shares of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) closed at $44.52. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -8.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.63%.

Avalanche Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAVL) is expected to report fourth-quarter 2014 results on Feb 11. Last quarter, the company posted a negative earnings surprise of 233.33%.Avalanche Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAVL) in last trading activity advanced 8.93% to close at $36.24. Company weekly performance is -3.64% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.29%. Avalanche Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAVL) is -42.00% away from its 52 week high.

On 28 January, Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) reported net earnings of $0.92 per diluted share in the first quarter of fiscal year 2015, including an $11 million or $0.07 per diluted share restructuring charge. On last trading day Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) decreased -0.30% to close at $92.25. Its volatility for the week is 1.90% while volatility for the month is 2.15%. VAR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 7.60%. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) monthly performance is 3.84%.

Computer Sciences (NYSE: CSC) reported Q3 EPS of $1.18, $0.06 better than the analyst estimate of $1.12. Revenue for the quarter came in at $2.95 billion versus the consensus estimate of $3.19 billion. Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 94.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $64.84.

On February 6, 2015, the board of directors of Insperity, Inc. (NYSE:NSP) determined to extend the deadline pursuant to the Company’s bylaws for stockholders to nominate directors to the board and propose other business for consideration at the 2015 annual meeting from February 12, 2015 until February 27, 2015.On last trading day Insperity, Inc. (NYSE:NSP) decreased -0.21% to close at $42.61. Its volatility for the week is 1.43% while volatility for the month is 2.69%. NSP’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -6.60%. Insperity, Inc. (NYSE:NSP) monthly performance is 22.09%.

Sizzling Stocks: Rexnord Corporation (NYSE:RXN), Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), NF Energy Saving Corp. (NASDAQ:NFEC), PRA Group (NASDAQ:PRAA), Comfort Systems USA Inc. (NYSE:FIX)

Rexnord Corporation (NYSE:RXN) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the Company to repurchase up to $200 million of the Company’s common stock. On Monday shares of Rexnord Corporation (NYSE:RXN) closed at $26.78. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 2.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.43%.

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) will present at the Leerink Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. Thomas C. Freyman, executive vice president, finance and chief financial officer, will present at 1:15 p.m. Central time. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) in last trading activity moved down -2.15% to close at $44.52. Company weekly performance is -1.57% while its quarterly performance stands at 2.44%. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) is -3.76% away from its 52 week high.

ON 30 January, NF Energy Saving Corporation (NASDAQ:NFEC) announced that it recently signed a $1.12 million sales contract with Gansu Coal Group, to supply a project with 23 sets of flow control equipment including electric butterfly valves and shutoff valves, sluice valves check valves, and steam trap valves, and more before the end of 2015. On last trading day NF Energy Saving Corp. (NASDAQ:NFEC) moved up 2.84% to close at $2.17. Its volatility for the week is 4.69% while volatility for the month is 10.37%. NFEC’s sales growth for past 5 years was -18.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -15.40%. NF Energy Saving Corp. (NASDAQ:NFEC) monthly performance is 33.13%.

On 28 January, PRA Group (NASDAQ:PRAA), announced that Nancy Porter has been named vice president, corporate communications. PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA) has 1.30% insider ownership. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $52.09.

Comfort Systems USA (NYSE:FIX)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by stock analysts at DA Davidson in a report issued on Friday. They currently have a $18.00 price objective on the stock. DA Davidson’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 4.35% from the stock’s previous close. On last trading day Comfort Systems USA Inc. (NYSE:FIX) moved down -1.10% to close at $17.06. Its volatility for the week is 3.06% while volatility for the month is 3.06%. FIX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -10.10%. Comfort Systems USA Inc. (NYSE:FIX) monthly performance is 1.61%.

Stocks to Watch: American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL), Merge Healthcare Incorporated (NASDAQ:MRGE), The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE), Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), Facebook (NASDAQ:FB)

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) and Korean Air have signed an agreement to begin codesharing. Pending regulatory approval, Korean Air will place its code on American Airlines flights between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Incheon International Airport (ICN) in Seoul, South Korea. On Wednesday shares of American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) closed at $49.46. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 16.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.90%.

Merge Healthcare Incorporated (NASDAQ:MRGE), on 29 January announced that Merge Cardio(TM) has been named Best in KLAS for the cardiology software category within the “2014 Best in KLAS: Software & Services” report. In addition, Merge Hemo(TM) has been named the KLAS Category Leader in Cardiology Hemodynamics. This marks the second and fourth consecutive wins for Merge Cardio and Merge Hemo, respectively. Merge Healthcare Incorporated (NASDAQ:MRGE) in last trading activity moved up 11.44% to close at $4.19. Company weekly performance is 7.16% while its quarterly performance stands at 46.50%. Merge Healthcare Incorporated (NASDAQ:MRGE) is 4.75% away from its 52 week high.

On 26 January Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE). On last trading day The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE) fell -0.42% to close at $16.61. Its volatility for the week is 2.09% while volatility for the month is 2.61%. JOE’s sales growth for past 5 years was -12.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.30%. The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE) monthly performance is -8.03%.

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) will present at the Leerink Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. Thomas C. Freyman, executive vice president, finance and chief financial officer, will present at 1:15 p.m. Central time. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 69.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $45.17.

Zacks upgraded shares of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) from a neutral rating to an outperform rating in a research note released on Monday morning. They currently have $91.00 target price on the stock. On last trading day Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) moved up 0.31% to close at $75.63. Its volatility for the week is 3.13% while volatility for the month is 2.40%. FB’s sales growth for past 5 years was 74.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 78.90%. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) monthly performance is -2.02%.