Big Movers: NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI), Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN), Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM), The Goodyear Tire & Rubber (NASDAQ:GT), State Street (NYSE:STT)

On Tuesday shares of NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) closed at $44.46. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.40%. The Board of NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) announced its intention for NiSource and Columbia Pipeline Group to pay shareholders an initial combined quarterly common stock dividend of 28 cents per share following the previously announced separation of the two companies. The combined initial quarterly dividend per share is expected to be comprised of 15.5 cents and 12.5 cents for NiSource and CPG, respectively.

Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) in last trading activity fell -0.29% to close at $196.97. Company weekly performance is 5.31% while its quarterly performance stands at 1.53%. Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) is -7.67% away from its 52 week high. Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) announced that it will webcast the Company’s presentation at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 13, 2015. The live webcast is scheduled to begin at 2:20 PM PT and will feature an overview of the company by Francis deSouza, President, followed by a question and answer session.

On last trading day Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) fell -0.33% to close at $54.45. Its volatility for the week is 1.75% while volatility for the month is 1.34%. BAM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 38.20%. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) monthly performance is -5.04%. On May 6, Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) announced that at the company’s annual meeting of shareholders held earlier in Toronto all eight nominees proposed for election to the board of directors by holders of Class A Limited Voting Shares (“Class A Shares”) and all eight nominees proposed for election to the board of directors by the holder of Class B Limited Voting Shares (“Class B Shares”) were elected.

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) has 0.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 86.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $29.59. On May 5, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) has begun using a next-generation silica to increase the fuel-efficiency of its tires. This new silica will be first used in the Goodyear EfficientGrip SUV tire, which is being launched this month in Latin American markets. Tires containing the silica also will be introduced in other regions within the next year.

On last trading day State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) fell -0.33% to close at $77.76. Its volatility for the week is 1.35% while volatility for the month is 1.36%. STT’s sales growth for past 5 years was -4.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 5.70%. State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) monthly performance is 1.45%. State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) declared a quarterly cash dividend on each of its outstanding series of non-cumulative perpetual preferred stock, Series C (represented by depositary shares, each representing a 1/4000th interest in a share of Series C preferred stock). The cash dividend is in the amount of $1,312.50 per share of Series C preferred stock (resulting in a distribution of approximately $0.3281 per depositary share) and is payable on June 15, 2015 to the holders of record of the Series C preferred stock at the close of business on June 1, 2015.

Hot Stock List: Harmony Gold Mining (NYSE:HMY), BIND Therapeutics (NASDAQ:BIND), Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide (NASDAQ:QTWW), Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE:BAM), Pfizer (NYSE:PFE)

On Tuesday shares of Harmony Gold Mining Co. (ADR) (NYSE:HMY) closed at $2.07. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.50%. On 21 April, Harmony Gold Mining Co. (ADR) (NYSE:HMY) announced that it continues to restructure its operations for long term profitability. The restructuring at Kusasalethu was completed and the full cost saving will be realised in the June quarter. Production at the mine is ramping up to planned levels.

BIND Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIND) in last trading activity moved down -5.90% to close at $5.90. Company weekly performance is -19.29% while its quarterly performance stands at -18.84%. BIND Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIND) is -57.00% away from its 52 week high. BIND Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIND) on 22 April, announced that clinical and preclinical data from its oncology pipeline, including proprietary and collaboration programs, were presented at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2015. The presentations include data from the Company’s lead proprietary Accurin drug candidate, BIND-014, and the Accurin drug candidate AZD2811, which is being developed in collaboration with AstraZeneca.

On last trading day Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:QTWW) moved up 2.46% to close at $2.92. Its volatility for the week is 5.42% while volatility for the month is 6.11%. QTWW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 28.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 53.10%. Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:QTWW) monthly performance is 4.29%. Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc., (NASDAQ: QTWW) will hold a conference call to announce its First Quarter 2015 financial results. The call will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time).

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) has institutional ownership stands at 61.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $55.59. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) announced that the underwriters for its public offering of 17,860,000 Class A Limited Voting Shares (“Class A Shares”) completed on April 27, 2015 (the “Offering”) have exercised their option (the “Over-Allotment Option”) to purchase an additional 2,679,000 Class A Shares at a price of US$56.00 per Class A Share.

On last trading day Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) fell -0.32% to close at $34.48. Its volatility for the week is 1.73% while volatility for the month is 1.45%. PFE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.10%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) monthly performance is -0.14%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) reported that first-quarter net income attributable to the company grew to $2.38 billion or $0.38 per share from $2.33 billion or $0.36 per share in the prior-year quarter. Excluding items, adjusted earnings for the quarter was $3.20 billion or $0.51 per share, compared to $3.67 billion or $0.57 per share in the year-ago quarter.

Today’s Watch List: CareDx, Inc (NASDAQ:CDNA), SolarEdge Technologies (NASDAQ:SEDG), Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM), Stone Energy Corp. (NYSE:SGY), RGC Resources (NASDAQ:RGCO)

On Thursday shares of CareDx, Inc (NASDAQ:CDNA) closed at $5.57. Mizuho analyst Peter Lawson reiterated a Buy rating on CareDx (NASDAQ: CDNA) on 18 March 2015, and set a price target of $12. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $6.64. CareDx has an analyst consensus of Hold.

SolarEdge Technologies (NASDAQ:SEDG) in last trading activity increased 15.00% to close at $20.70. SolarEdge Technologies (NASDAQ:SEDG) announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 7,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of USD 18.00 per share.

On last trading day Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) fell -0.91% to close at $53.37. Its volatility for the week is 2.24% while volatility for the month is 1.95%. BAM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 36.90%. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) monthly performance is -3.32%. Real estate developer Glenn Straub made a bid of $90 million that eventually was topped at auction by Toronto-based Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE:BAM)’s $110 million offer. That sale was approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in October, but Brookfield backed out in December in part due to concerns about the cost of an energy contract for the property.

Stone Energy Corp. (NYSE:SGY) has 2.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 15.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $15.25. Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) announced that David H. Welch, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the Scotia Howard Weil 43rd Annual Energy Conference at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, LA at 3:20 p.m. Central time on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

On last trading day RGC Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGCO) fell -0.83% to close at $20.25. Its volatility for the week is 2.97% while volatility for the month is 1.54%. RGCO’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -1.70%. RGC Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGCO) monthly performance is -5.51%.The Board of Directors of RGC Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: RGCO), at its meeting on March 23, 2015, declared a quarterly dividend of $0.1925 per share on the Company’s common stock. The dividend will be paid on May 1, 2015 to shareholders of record on April 15, 2015. This is the Company’s 284th consecutive quarterly cash dividend.

Investors Are Gambling: IMRIS (NASDAQ:IMRS), American International Group (NYSE:AIG), Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM), The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ:WEN), Resonant (NASDAQ:RESN)

IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ:IMRS) on 20 January announced that a VISIUS Surgical Theatre with intraoperative MRI (iMRI) will be integrated among four hybrid operating suites Siemens Healthcare recently sold to Sahlgrenska University Hospital in an example of growing cooperation between IMRIS and Siemens Healthcare. On Monday shares of IMRIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMRS) closed at $1.16.

American International Group, Inc.’s (NYSE:AIG) on 29 January announced the introduction of Celebrity Product RecallResponse®, a new insurance product designed to help customers respond to risks from a celebrity endorser’s public fall from grace, scandal, or unexpected death. American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) in last trading activity advanced 3.25% to close at $50.46. Company weekly performance is -1.46% while its quarterly performance stands at -4.45%. American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) is -11.15% away from its 52 week high.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) announced on 23 January that it has reached an agreement to acquire the other 50% of its Canadian and Australian facilities management businesses from Johnson Controls Inc. for approximately US$200 million. This acquisition will facilitate a merger with its wholly owned businesses in the Middle-East and South America as part of a broader plan to create the leading global facilities management business. On last trading day Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) advanced 2.12% to close at $52.06. Its volatility for the week is 1.75% while volatility for the month is 1.90%. BAM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 36.90%. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) monthly performance is 3.85%.

Stock analysts at Susquehanna boosted their price target on shares of Wendys Company (NASDAQ:WEN) from $9.00 to $12.00 in a report issued on Monday. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Susquehanna’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 15.27% from the stock’s previous close. The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ:WEN) has 6.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 73.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $10.41.

Resonant Inc. (NASDAQ:RESN), on 26 January announced it has grown its patent portfolio to more than 50 issued and pending patents covering its technology. On last trading day Resonant Inc. (NASDAQ:RESN) moved down -2.44% to close at $14.00. Its volatility for the week is 11.47% while volatility for the month is 10.30%. Resonant Inc. (NASDAQ:RESN) monthly performance is 20.48%.

5 Active Stocks: Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), Seabridge Gold (NYSE:SA), Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM), Foundation Medicine (NASDAQ:FMI), Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ:LSCC)

Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) reported better-than-expected earnings for the fiscal second quarter and lifted its profit outlook for the year. Parker Hannifin now expects full-year earnings of $7.90 to $8.30 per share, versus its earlier forecast of $7.20 to $7.80 per share. The Cleveland, Ohio-based company posted quarterly earnings of $267.3 million, or $1.80 per share, compared to $253.4 million, or $1.66 per share, in the year-ago quarter. Excluding certain items, the company earned $1.84 per share. On Tuesday shares of Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) closed at $121.35. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.30%.

Seabridge Gold Inc. (NYSE:SA) of Toronto has created an independent geotechnical review board for the KSM gold-copper project 65 km northwest of Stewart. The board will consider the tailings management facility and water storage dam with particular attention paid to their structural stability and integrity. Seabridge has promised that the board will have unimpeded access to all technical data that is necessary. Seabridge Gold, Inc. (NYSE:SA) in last trading activity advanced 7.95% to close at $9.64. Company quarterly performance stands at 25.36%. Seabridge Gold, Inc. (NYSE:SA) is -17.18% away from its 52 week high.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) 2014, Q4 Results will release on 13 February. On last trading day Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) decreased -0.02% to close at $52.07. Its volatility for the week is 1.82% while volatility for the month is 1.72%. BAM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 36.90%. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) monthly performance is 4.02%.

Foundation Medicine (NASDAQ:FMI) COO Steven J. Kafka sold 15,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, January 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.38, for a total transaction of $725,700.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 4,680 shares in the company, valued at approximately $226,418.40. Foundation Medicine, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMI) has 2.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 78.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $47.04.

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) and Silicon Image, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIMG) announced that they have signed a definitive agreement, pursuant to which Lattice will acquire Silicon Image in an all-cash tender offer of $7.30 per share, representing an equity value of approximately $600 million. On last trading day Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) advanced 10.77% to close at $7.30. Its volatility for the week is 4.94% while volatility for the month is 3.34%. LSCC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 20.80%. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) monthly performance is 6.57%.

5 Stocks in Dramatic Moves: Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD), Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE:BAM), FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM), Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA), Gladstone Investment (NASDAQ:GAIN)

Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) was upgraded by equities researchers at Nomura from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Thursday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. On last trading day Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) moved up 0.82% to close at $119.92. Its volatility for the week is 1.86% while volatility for the month is 1.54%. BUD’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 35.20%. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) monthly performance is 4.72%.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) announced Friday that it has reached an agreement to acquire the other 50% of its Canadian and Australian facilities management businesses from Johnson Controls Inc. for about US$200 million. With the termination of its joint venture agreements with Johnson Controls, Brookfield will immediately launch its facilities management businesses in scale in the United States and Europe, building on client relationships across its 340 million square feet property portfolio. On Friday shares of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) closed at $52.07. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 13.00%.

Shareholder rights law firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP is investigating whether certain officers and directors of FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) violated state or federal laws. The investigation is focused on certain statements issued by FXCM concerning the Company’s operations, finances and future prospects. FXCM provides online foreign exchange (FX) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) in last trading activity fell -23.55% to close at $2.37. Company weekly performance is -81.24% while its quarterly performance stands at -84.46%. FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) is -86.59% away from its 52 week high.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) will only share user data with Chinese authorities if they’re investigating terrorism or other crimes, founder Jack Ma pledged, as the e-commerce giant strives to reach 2 billion customers. On last trading day Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) fell -0.86% to close at $103.11. Its volatility for the week is 2.50% while volatility for the month is 2.57%. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) monthly performance is -5.20%.

On Jan. 13, Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) announced that its board of directors declared Regular Monthly Cash Distributions for Common Stock: $0.06 per share of common stock for each of January, February and March, 2015. The Company has paid 114 consecutive monthly cash distributions on its common stock. On last trading day Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) moved up 0.41% to close at $7.33. Its volatility for the week is 1.53% while volatility for the month is 1.66%. 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 6.08%.

Stocks News Alert: Chanticleer Holdings (NASDAQ:HOTR), Smart Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:SMT), Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA), Unitil Corp. (NYSE:UTL), Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM)

According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the CFO of S. African Subsidiary of Chanticleer Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HOTR), Smith Darren Howard, had purchased 435 shares in a transaction dated on December 24, 2014. The transaction was executed at $1.5 per share with total amount equaling $653. On Friday shares of Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOTR) closed at $1.97.

SMART Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:SMT), a leading provider of education and collaboration solutions, announces a new value line of interactive flat panels (IFPs) designed specifically for the education market. There are two new models in the SMART Board(®) 4000 series – the 4065 and 4055 interactive flat panels – joining the existing SMART Board E70. Additionally, SMART is expanding its award-winning 6000 series with the new 6055 model joining the existing 6065. Smart Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:SMT) in last trading activity moved up 10.07% to close at $1.53. Company weekly performance is 15.04% while its quarterly performance stands at 0.66%. Smart Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:SMT) is -71.02% away from its 52 week high.

Michael Fries, the president, CEO, and vice chairman of Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) said that internet privacy today was reassembling a “train wreck.” He said that government access was not optional or voluntary, but obligatory. “We do have lawful intercept relationship with every government in which we operate,” he said. He added that Liberty Global had, however, the obligation to give some sense of proportionality to the data requests. On last trading day Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) moved up 0.05% to close at $46.79. Its volatility for the week is 1.76% while volatility for the month is 2.00%. LBTYA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 1.50%. Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) monthly performance is -7.50%.

Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) will host a quarterly conference call to discuss fourth quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at 2:00 PM Eastern Time. Unitil Corp. (NYSE:UTL) has 0.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 48.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $36.74.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) says it will pay US$200 million to buy its partner’s half ownership of Brookfield Johnson Controls, a business that provides facility management services for major commercial properties around the world. On last trading day Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) moved up 0.12% to close at $52.07. Its volatility for the week is 2.33% while volatility for the month is 1.77%. BAM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 36.90%. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) monthly performance is 5.62%.

Stocks Buzz: SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL), Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB), Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD), Flotek Industries Inc. (NYSE:FTK), Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM)

The Board of Seadrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) is pleased to announce that Dr. Charles Woodburn has been appointed as a Director of the Company. Dr. Woodburn has been the Chief Executive Officer of Expro Group since 2010. Previously, he spent 15 years with Schlumberger where he held many senior management roles, including President of Wireline. On Friday shares of SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) closed at $10.13. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 20.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 0.52%.

Shares of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB), the world’s largest oilfield-services company, traded flat after the oil-related equipment-maker posted quarterly earnings that plunged 82 percent from a year earlier, taking a hit as global oil prices have plunged more than 40 percent since June. The company announced plans to slash 9,000 jobs, or just over 7 percent of its workforce, driven by the decline in commodity prices as it expects lower exploration and production spending in 2015. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) in last trading activity moved up 6.13% to close at $81.33. Company weekly performance is 0.14% while its quarterly performance stands at -9.85%. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) is -30.95% away from its 52 week high.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) announced the completion of an amendment and extension of its existing senior secured credit facility, including an increased borrowing capacity of up to $3.0 billion, or up to $3.7 billion when the company repays its 8.00% Senior Secured Notes due 2020 in full (whether at maturity or pursuant to an early redemption) and an extension of the maturity to January 2020. On Friday shares of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) closed at $7.40. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 39.71%.

On January 6, Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE:FTK) said that for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014, it believes its revenue will exceed $122 million, a record for the company. In addition, the company expects Energy Chemical Technologies revenues for the quarter to exceed $74 million and quarterly Drilling Technologies revenues to be greater than $31 million. Flotek Industries Inc. (NYSE:FTK) has 1.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 90.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $16.31.

On January 12, Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) announced the pricing of its previously announced public offering of notes due 2025. Due to investor demand, the size of the offering was increased from US$350 million to US$500 million. On last trading day Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) moved up 0.16% to close at $51.60. Its volatility for the week is 2.12% while volatility for the month is 1.68%. BAM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 36.90%. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) monthly performance is 8.02%.

Watch 5 Stocks: ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ:NWBO), Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM), Nicholas Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:NICK)

Nielsen Norman Group said that ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) on 9 January won the award for best intranet design. The Mark, ConocoPhillips´ new intranet site, was designed and built by BrightStarr using SharePoint applications and technology. On Monday shares of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) closed at $63.07. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -25.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 7.35%.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is unveiling a new version of its plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt as gas hovers near $2 a gallon and the number of buyers who want a fuel-sipping vehicle shrinks. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) in last trading activity advanced 0.70% to close at $35.84. Company weekly performance is 4.40% while its quarterly performance stands at 19.39%. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is -8.78% away from its 52 week high.

Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBO) a U.S. biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, CEO Linda Powers presented at the Biotech Showcase conference in San Francisco. On last trading day Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBO) advanced 2.56% to close at $6.00. Its volatility for the week is 4.87% while volatility for the month is 5.07%. NWBO’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 25.00%. Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBO) monthly performance is 19.28%.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) announced that it is commencing a public offering, subject to market and other conditions, of US$350 million of notes due 2025. Brookfield intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) institutional ownership stands at 61.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $51.24.

Nicholas Financial (NASDAQ:NICK) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday.On last trading day Nicholas Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:NICK) fell -0.61% to close at $14.64. Its volatility for the week is 1.13% while volatility for the month is 1.76%. NICK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 27.10%. Nicholas Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:NICK) monthly performance is 18.16%.

What’s Hot: AT&T (NYSE:T), Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB), United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), Harvard Bioscience Inc. (NASDAQ:HBIO), Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM)

AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T) announced partnerships with three large automakers as it continues to push the development of the connected vehicle. On Friday shares of AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T) closed at $33.40. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 0.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.60%.

Investment analysts at Barclays began coverage on shares of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) in a note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm set an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) in last trading activity decreased -1.79% to close at $81.22. Company weekly performance is -5.19% while its quarterly performance stands at -14.03%. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) is -31.04% away from its 52 week high.

United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) will issue its fourth quarter 2014 earnings press release Tuesday, Jan. 27, prior to the stock market opening. A conference call will take place at 9:00 a.m. ET. On last trading day United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) decreased -0.55% to close at $114.02. Its volatility for the week is 1.82% while volatility for the month is 1.66%. UTX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 4.90%. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) monthly performance is -0.84%.

On 8 January Harvard Bioscience Inc. (NASDAQ:HBIO) has acquired all of the operations of HEKA Elektronik, or HEKA, a privately held biomedical instrumentation and software business with headquarters in Germany, for a total of approximately $6 million in cash. Harvard Bioscience Inc. (NASDAQ:HBIO) has 4.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 55.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $5.23.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) declared a monthly distribution of $0.1167 per share, payable on January 29, 2015 to stockholders of record on January 22, 2015. The ex-distribution date is January 20, 2015. Based on the NYSE closing price of $20.86 on January 8, 2015, the Fund’s annualized distribution yield was 6.71%. On last trading day Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) decreased -0.56% to close at $51.26. Its volatility for the week is 1.53% while volatility for the month is 1.78%. BAM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 36.90%. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) monthly performance is 4.46%.