On Monday shares of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) closed at $33.96. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 0.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 2.90%. Pending positive results from an ongoing phase II trial of its human recombinant alkaline phosphatase in acute kidney injury (AKI), AM-Pharma NV is to be acquired by Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for $600 million. The phase II began in January and is under way in 10 countries, with results expected next year. For now, Pfizer is making a down payment of $87.5 million in return for a minority equity stake and an exclusive option to buy the rest of AM-Pharma.
General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN) in last trading activity fell -3.51% to close at $6.88. Company weekly performance is -8.75% while its quarterly performance stands at -25.86%. General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN) is -19.53% away from its 52 week high. General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN) swung to a net loss for the quarter ended Mar. 31, 2015. The company has made a net loss of $1.74 million, or $ 0.07 a share in the quarter, against a net profit of $1.06 million, or $0.04 a share in the last year period.
On last trading day The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) fell -0.43% to close at $50.47. Its volatility for the week is 1.87% while volatility for the month is 2.15%. CAKE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 22.50%. The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) monthly performance is 2.75%. On May 7, it was reported that, The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE)going into West Towne Mall will be the California restaurant chain’s first Wisconsin presence outside of the Milwaukee area. Cheesecake Factory already has Glendale and Wauwatosa locations. The Madison one, 66 West Towne Way, scheduled to open in the fall, will be the company’s third restaurant in the state.
On Monday shares of ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ:ARMH) closed at $53.22. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 21.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 18.40%. ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ:ARMH)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reissued by equities researchers at BNP Paribas in a research report issued on Thursday.
On last trading day KMG Chemicals Inc. (NYSE:KMG) fell -5.19% to close at $28.13. Its volatility for the week is 3.29% while volatility for the month is 3.10%. KMG’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -16.00%. KMG Chemicals Inc. (NYSE:KMG) monthly performance is -5.92%. On May 1, it was reported that, KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately held Valves Incorporated of Texas (Val-Tex), a manufacturer of industrial valve lubricants and sealants. In addition to the lubricants business, KMG acquired the 606,875 shares of KMG common stock owned by Val-Tex.