Trader’s Recap: MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD), Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. (NYSE:IVR), Cedar Realty Trust (NYSE:CDR), CIRCOR International (NYSE:CIR)

On Thursday shares of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) closed at $19.32. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%. Credit Suisse reiterated their outperform rating on shares of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) in a research report released on Saturday morning. Credit Suisse currently has a $25.00 price objective on the stock.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) in last trading activity fell -0.75% to close at $7.93. Company weekly performance is 0.76% while its quarterly performance stands at -1.98%. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is -12.57% away from its 52 week high. On May 06, Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) announced that RediClinic, one of the Company’s wholly owned subsidiaries and a leading operator of convenient care clinics, and MultiCare Health System, a leading, not-for-profit health care organization that offers a comprehensive network of services across the Puget Sound region, have formed a joint venture to expand access to healthcare services in the greater Seattle area. Through the joint venture, RediClinic and MultiCare will collaborate to operate 11 RediClinics inside select Rite Aid pharmacies. MultiCare currently operates a convenient care clinic inside the Rite Aid pharmacy located at 5700 100th Street SW in Lakewood.

On last trading day Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. (NYSE:IVR) increased 0.44% to close at $15.99. Its volatility for the week is 1.07% while volatility for the month is 1.03%. IVR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 96.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -20.30%. Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. (NYSE:IVR) monthly performance is 1.46%. Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. (NYSE:IVR) is scheduled to present at the 2015 Wells Fargo Securities Specialty Finance Conference to be held in New York, NY on May 19, 2015, at approximately 11:30 am ET. Rob Kuster, Chief Operating Officer and Jason Marshall, Managing Director, are scheduled to speak.

Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:CDR) has 1.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 90.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $6.91. On May 5, Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:CDR) reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Operating FFO for first quarter 2015 was $10.6 million or $0.13 per diluted share, compared to $10.3 million or $0.13 per diluted share for the same period in 2014. NAREIT-defined FFO for first quarter 2015 was $10.1 million or $0.12 per diluted share, compared to $7.3 million or $0.09 per diluted share for the same period in 2014.

On last trading day CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) increased 0.65% to close at $55.45. Its volatility for the week is 2.10% while volatility for the month is 2.73%. CIR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 52.90%. CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) monthly performance is -4.41%. CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) begin trading ex-dividend on May 13, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.0375 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 29, 2015.

Hot Alert: MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), COLUCID PHARMACEUTICALS (NASDAQ:CLCD), Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), Progressive (NYSE:PGR), AG Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:MITT)

On Wednesday shares of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) closed at $19.36. 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 earned a “B-” credit rating from Morningstar. The firm’s “B-” rating indicates that the company is a high default risk. They also gave their stock a three star rating.

COLUCID PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (NASDAQ:CLCD) in last trading activity advanced 0.48% to close at $8.30. Company weekly performance is 3.75%. COLUCID PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (NASDAQ:CLCD) is -3.49% away from its 52 week high. On May 6, COLUCID PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (NASDAQ:CLCD), announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,500,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $10.00 per share.

On last trading day Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) decreased -0.92% to close at $5.37. Its volatility for the week is 3.45% while volatility for the month is 3.79%. CWST’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 23.70%. Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) monthly performance is -7.57%. On May 6, Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) reported its first quarter financial results for the three month period ended March 31, 2015 (“first quarter 2015”).Revenues were $116.6 million, up $3.4 million, or 3.0%, from the same period in 2014.Adjusted EBITDA* was $14.5 million, up $1.1 million, or 7.9%, from the same period in 2014.

Progressive Corp. (NYSE:PGR) has 0.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 78.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $27.00. The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) announced that it will host a simultaneous webcast of its 2015 Investor Relations Meeting on Thursday, May 14, 2015, beginning at 1:00 p.m. eastern time.

On last trading day AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MITT) advanced 0.43% to close at $18.55. Its volatility for the week is 1.85% while volatility for the month is 1.19%. MITT’s EPS growth for past 5 years was -12.79%. AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MITT) monthly performance is -3.44%. On May 06, AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MITT) reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. The Company had net realized losses of $(9.6) million, or $(0.34) per share, during the quarter ended March 31, 2015. Of this amount, $(12.1) million, or $(0.43) per share was from termination of interest rate swaps, $(1.7) million or $(0.06) per share was from U.S.

Today’s Stocks: Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASDAQ:BBSI), SunEdison (NYSE:SUNE), MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), Smith Micro Software Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI), CSX Corp. (NYSE:CSX)

On Tuesday shares of Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASDAQ:BBSI) closed at $35.01. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 21.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%. Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASDAQ:BBSI) is under investigation by federal authorities in a case involving the company’s workers’ compensation reserves.

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) in last trading activity moved down -3.97% to close at $27.61. Company weekly performance is 10.26% while its quarterly performance stands at 34.88%. SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) is -4.76% away from its 52 week high. SunEdison Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) is exploring a general partnership as a way to manage TerraForm Power, its yieldco that helps SunEdison develop such projects.

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) has 23.97% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 71.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $19.12. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) CEO Jim Murren said in a recent interview that his company, which owns Monte Carlo, sees a lot of potential in the property and may make adjustments. Although he didn’t reveal details, Murren indicated that a wide range of options is on the table, including a name change.

Smith Micro Software Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI) has 6.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 25.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $1.22. Smith Micro Software Inc (NASDAQ:SMSI) on 5 May, reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2015. “Revenue for the first quarter of 2015 was $10.5 million, up 24.6 percent compared to the first quarter of last year, and essentially flat compared to the fourth quarter of 2014 which is a significant accomplishment considering the historic seasonality of our business,” said William W. Smith Jr., President and CEO of Smith Micro Software.

On last trading day CSX Corp. (NYSE:CSX) moved down -1.03% to close at $35.69. Its volatility for the week is 2.32% while volatility for the month is 3.20%. CSX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.10%. CSX Corp. (NYSE:CSX) monthly performance is 7.89%. On 5 May, CSX Corp. (NYSE:CSX) said it was “deeply troubled” by the brake requirement, and that ECP brakes have not been proven in regular service.

Today’s Stocks: MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), Spark Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONCE), Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP), STMicroelectronics NV (NYSE:STM), Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO)

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 72.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $21.27. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) said its first-quarter revenue fell 11% as the casino operator’s weaker performance in Macau was partly offset by continuing growth in the Las Vegas market.

Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONCE) in last trading activity moved down -6.00% to close at $55.01. Company weekly performance is 2.00% while its quarterly performance stands at 19.59%. Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONCE) is -30.81% away from its 52 week high. On 30 April, Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONCE) and Clearside Biomedical, Inc. have entered into an option agreement under which Spark acquired exclusive rights to license Clearside’s microinjector technology to deliver gene therapies to the back of the eye.

On last trading day Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) moved down -0.21% to close at $19.31. Its volatility for the week is 2.33% while volatility for the month is 1.40%. UVSP’s sales growth for past 5 years was -4.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 12.60%. Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) monthly performance is -3.45%. On 22 April, Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) has reported a 6.81 percent rise in profit for the quarter ended Mar. 31, 2015. The company has earned $6.12 million, or $0.31 a share in the quarter, compared with $5.73 million, or $0.35 a share for the same period last year. Revenue during the quarter grew 24.63 percent to $35.66 million from $28.61 million in the previous year period. Net interest income for the quarter rose 29.84 percent over the prior year period to $23.30 million. Non-interest income for the quarter rose 10.63 percent over the last year period to $13.43 million.

STMicroelectronics NV (NYSE:STM) has institutional ownership stands at 1.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $7.77. On 30 April, STMicroelectronics NV (NYSE:STM) said it made a loss in the first quarter, as currency effects and slow business at the beginning of the year weighed on the company’s bottom line. Company said that revenue for the first quarter came in at $1.7 billion, a fall of 6.6% on the year, hit by the stronger dollar and by lower sales of components for PC applications.

On last trading day Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) moved up 1.10% to close at $108.40. Its volatility for the week is 1.69% while volatility for the month is 1.37%. MCO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 22.20%. Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) monthly performance is 3.53%. On 1 May, Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) reported stronger-than-expected results for the first quarter on Friday. The company reported a quarterly profit of $230 million, or $1.11 per share, versus a year-ago profit of $218 million, or $1 per share. Its revenue gained 13 percent to $865.6 million from $767.2 million. However, analysts were expecting a profit of $1.03 per share on revenue of $828 million.

Morning Alert: WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE:WX), MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), Woodward (NASDAQ:WWD), Full House Resorts Inc. (NASDAQ:FLL), Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP)

On Thursday shares of WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE:WX) closed at $43.17. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 20.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.71%. WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE:WX), said it had received a proposal to be taken private by a consortium led by its chief executive and Ally Bridge Group Capital Partners. The company’s founder and CEO, Ge Li, and Ally Bridge proposed to buy WuXi shares they do not already own for $46 per American Depositary Share.
MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) in last trading activity advanced 0.19% to close at $21.15. Company weekly performance is -4.21% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.81%. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) is -23.48% away from its 52 week high. Deutsche Bank reissued their buy rating on shares of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning.

On last trading day Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) fell -3.03% to close at $47.05. Its volatility for the week is 1.85% while volatility for the month is 1.93%. WWD’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 12.30%. Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) monthly performance is -7.76%. On April 23, Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share, payable on June 1, 2015, for stockholders of record as of May 18, 2015.

Full House Resorts Inc. (NASDAQ:FLL) has 6.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 31.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $1.50.

On last trading day Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) fell -1.05% to close at $21.65. Its volatility for the week is 2.93% while volatility for the month is 1.72%. HBCP’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.60%. Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) monthly performance is 1.79%. Home Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $2.8 million. The Lafayette, Louisiana-based bank said it had earnings of 41 cents per share.

What’s Hot Today: MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), TheStreet (NASDAQ:TST), IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG), AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV), Globus Maritime Limited (NASDAQ:GLBS)

On Wednesday shares of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) closed at $21.11. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%. The chief executive officer of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) said a casino in northern New Jersey could generate revenue to help struggling Atlantic City, and he would be interested in building it.

TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:TST) in last trading activity fell -1.11% to close at $1.78. Company weekly performance is -1.66% while its quarterly performance stands at -13.31%. TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:TST) is -31.05% away from its 52 week high. RateWatch
, a premier banking data and analytics service owned by TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST) reported that national averages for CD rates of all durations this week remained unchanged as the Federal Reserve continued to keep the short-term federal funds rate at a range of zero to 0.25% since late 2008.

IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) in last trading activity moved up 3.07% to close at $2.35. Company weekly performance is 11.90% while its quarterly performance stands at -11.32%. IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) is -44.96% away from its 52 week high. IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) will release its first quarter 2015 financial results after market hours on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015.

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 73.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $65.63. It was reported on 23 April, that AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)’s CEO has a plan in case the drug maker’s biggest product starts to suffer when cheaper versions come to market: Cut. Chief Executive Officer Richard Gonzalez promised investors Thursday that he would do what it takes to preserve profits at the drug maker, even in a “disaster scenario.” Humira, a rheumatoid arthritis injection, made up 62 percent of the company’s first-quarter sales, and new drugs to diversify are selling slowly.

On last trading day Globus Maritime Limited (NASDAQ:GLBS) fell -1.23% to close at $1.61. Its volatility for the week is 17.58% while volatility for the month is 8.89%. GLBS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -21.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -38.50%. Globus Maritime Limited (NASDAQ:GLBS) monthly performance is 28.80%. Globus Maritime Limited (NASDAQ: GLBS) on 27 April, reported its unaudited consolidated operating and financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. During the three month period ended December 31, 2014 and 2013 our Revenue reached $5.5 million and $7.5 million respectively. The 27% decrease in Revenue was mainly attributed to the decrease in the average time charter rates achieved by our vessels during the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013.

Investor’s Alert: Marvell Technology Group (NASDAQ:MRVL), MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), Griffin Land & Nurseries (NASDAQ:GRIF), Xylem (NYSE:XYL), Northern Oil and Gas (NYSEMKT:NOG)

On Wednesday shares of Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) closed at $14.06. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.25%. On April 27, Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) added the ARMADA® 1500 Ultra (88DE3218) system-on-chip (SoC) to its award-winning ARMADA 1500 family.

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) in last trading activity decreased -5.59% to close at $21.11. Company weekly performance is -4.18% while its quarterly performance stands at 3.89%. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) is -23.63% away from its 52 week high. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) will release the Company’s financial results for the first quarter 2015 before the market opens on Monday, May 4, 2015.

On last trading day Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc. (NASDAQ:GRIF) decreased -0.13% to close at $31.47. Its volatility for the week is 1.42% while volatility for the month is 1.07%. GRIF’s sales growth for past 5 years was -8.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 27.40%. Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc. (NASDAQ:GRIF) monthly performance is -0.69%. On Apr 23, Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc. (NASDAQ:GRIF) announced that the landscape nursery company that leases the Quincy, Florida production nursery (the “Florida Farm”) previously used by Griffin’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Imperial Nurseries, Inc. (“Imperial”), has given notice to Imperial that it intends to exercise its option under the Lease and Purchase Agreement to purchase the Florida Farm for $4,075,000. Under the terms of the Agreement, the tenant is required to provide a deposit to Imperial by May 31, 2015 and close on the purchase no later than August 31, 2015.

Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 91.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $36.63. Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) , reported first quarter 2015 net income of $64 million, or $0.35 per share. Excluding the gain from the sale of businesses, restructuring and realignment charges and other special items, adjusted net income was $60 million or $0.33 per share, a decrease of one cent or three percent from the comparable period in 2014.

On last trading day Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. (NYSEMKT:NOG) increased 5.31% to close at $8.72. Its volatility for the week is 4.95% while volatility for the month is 5.64%. NOG’s sales growth for past 5 years was 111.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 102.00%. Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. (NYSEMKT:NOG) monthly performance is 12.37%. Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. (NYSEMKT:NOG) announced that it expects to release first quarter 2015 financial and operating results on Thursday, May 7, 2015, after market close.

Top News: SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD), Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN), Aeropostale (NYSE:ARO), MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. (NYSE:YGE)

On Tuesday shares of SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) closed at $1.71. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 21.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%. SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE:SD) will release its 2015 first quarter shareholder update and financial results after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, May 6, 2015.

Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN) in last trading activity moved down -4.28% to close at $6.93. Company weekly performance is 18.06% while its quarterly performance stands at 31.75%. Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN) is -13.16% away from its 52 week high. Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN) announced that primary and secondary endpoint data from GlaxoSmithKline’s (NYSE: GSK) randomized Phase 3 trial of HZ/su, a vaccine candidate for the prevention of shingles, was simultaneously presented at the 25th Scientific Conference of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (ECCMID) in Copenhagen, and published in the New England Journal of Medicine. GSK’s HZ/su incorporates Agenus’ QS-21 Stimulon® adjuvant, which is designed to increase immune response to antigens.

On last trading day Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE:ARO) increased 0.88% to close at $3.44. Its volatility for the week is 3.77% while volatility for the month is 4.32%. ARO’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -25.80%. Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE:ARO) monthly performance is 4.24%. Investment analysts at Guggenheim initiated coverage on shares of Aeropostale (NYSE:ARO) in a note issued to investors. The firm set a “neutral” rating on the stock.

On Tuesday shares of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) closed at $22.36. 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) chairman James Murren predicts that the gaming industry of Macau will stabilise in 2016. Chairman and CEO of company James Murren said the slowdown in the local gaming industry will not affect Macau as the most important gaming city, predicting that gaming revenues will start to recover by the end of this year.

On last trading day Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE:YGE) remains unchanged to close at $1.92. Its volatility for the week is 5.70% while volatility for the month is 4.89%. YGE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -14.30%. Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE:YGE) monthly performance is -2.54%. On 24 April, Yingli Green Energy Holding Co (NYSE:YGE) has agreed to sell rights to 524,464 square metres (5,640.3 sq ft) of idle land in Hebei province for CNY 588.2 million (USD 94.9m/EUR 87.8m).

Active Stocks to Watch: Advaxis (NASDAQ:ADXS), Petrobras Argentina SA (NYSE:PZE), STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA), Rogers Communications (NYSE:RCI), MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM)

On Monday shares of Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADXS) closed at $21.28. Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADXS) on April 21, 2015, declared the data of one clinical and two preclinical studies highlighting the survival outcomes and anti-tumor effects of its proprietary Lm-LLO cancer immunotherapy technology at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2015, held April 18 — 22 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Petrobras Argentina SA (NYSE:PZE) in last trading activity advanced 0.98% to close at $7.22. Company weekly performance is 1.26% while its quarterly performance stands at 48.25%. Petrobras Argentina SA (NYSE:PZE) is -8.61% away from its 52 week high. Petrobras Argentina SA (NYSE:PZE) carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

On last trading day STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) advanced 1.75% to close at $9.30. Its volatility for the week is 3.92% while volatility for the month is 5.23%. STAA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -0.90%. STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) monthly performance is 28.28%. On 14 April, STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA) has named Hans Blickensdoerfer to the newly created position of President, International Commercial Operations. Mr. Blickensdoerfer joined STAAR in January 2005 and most recently served as President of Europe, Middle East and Latin America.

Rogers Communications Inc. (NYSE:RCI) has institutional ownership stands at 79.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $36.35. Rogers Communications Inc. (NYSE:RCI) announced on 21 April, that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend totalling 48 cents per share on each of its outstanding Class B Non-Voting shares and Class A Voting shares. The quarterly dividend declared today will be paid on July 2, 2015 to shareholders of record on June 12, 2015, and is the second quarterly dividend to reflect the recently increased $1.92 per share annualized dividend level.

On Monday shares of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) closed at $21.92. 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), the company building an $800-million-resort casino in Springfield’s South End, stated Mon. in that a hedge fund’s proposed changes to the best way MGM does business are confined and short-sighted. The 32-page report, issued Mon. on MGM’s investor relations web site, makes just one reference to MGM Springfield.

Hot Stock List: MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX), Atlanticus Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:ATLC), Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW), DexCom (NASDAQ:DXCM)

On Friday shares of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) closed at $22.00. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%. On April 24, MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) will release the Company’s financial results for the first quarter 2015 before the market opens on Monday, May 4, 2015. The Company will host a conference call that day at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, which will include a brief discussion of the results followed by a question and answer session.

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) in last trading activity fell -1.71% to close at $10.35. Company weekly performance is 5.83% while its quarterly performance stands at -5.82%. BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) is -29.21% away from its 52 week high. FBR & Co. initiated coverage on shares of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX) in a research report released on Monday morning, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm issued an outperform rating and a $18.00 price objective on the stock.

On last trading day Atlanticus Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:ATLC) advanced 2.18% to close at $2.34. Its volatility for the week is 9.65% while volatility for the month is 7.97%. ATLC’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.40%. Atlanticus Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:ATLC) monthly performance is 5.88%.

Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) has 0.40% insider ownership. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $8.25. On April 21, Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) will release its results for the first quarter 2015 after the NYSE closes on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

On last trading day DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM) fell -1.60% to close at $69.43. Its volatility for the week is 3.00% while volatility for the month is 2.81%. DXCM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 54.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 24.30%. DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM) monthly performance is 16.16%. On DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM) announced that management will present an update on DexCom at the InterContinental Boston Hotel. Steven Pacelli, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development, will present an update on the company at the Deutsche Bank 40th Annual Health Care Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 10:00am (EST).