Stocks to Watch: Invitae Corporation (NYSE:NVTA), Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR), Perma-Fix Environmental Services (NASDAQ:PESI), Encore Wire (NASDAQ:WIRE)

On Monday shares of Invitae Corporation (NYSE:NVTA) closed at $15.40. Invitae Corp. (NYSE:NVTA) on 12 May, reported a loss of $18.6 million in its first quarter. The San Francisco-based company said it had a loss of $1.09 per share. The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 51 cents per share. The genetic testing company posted revenue of $1.2 million in the period.

Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN) in last trading activity moved down -1.45% to close at $6.80. Company weekly performance is 1.04% while its quarterly performance stands at 31.78%. Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN) is -15.00% away from its 52 week high. On 15 May, Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN) announced data on continuing survival from a phase II study on its cancer vaccine candidate, prophage, which is being developed for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). The data from the study will be presented orally at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

On Monday shares of Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) closed at $9.69. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.27%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) approved the sale of up to 3 billion reais ($1 billion) in debentures on the local debt market in 2015, the company said in a filing late Friday. Petrobras has no specific timeline for the transaction, which will depend on market conditions.

Perma-Fix Environmental Services Inc. (NASDAQ:PESI) has 6.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 39.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $3.55. Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PESI), on 8 May announced that Perma-Fix Medical S.A., a subsidiary of the company, has formally accepted the grant awarded earlier this year to a consortium it led for further development and commercialization of a novel prototype generator for the production of Technetium-99m (“Tc-99m”) for use in cancer and cardiac imaging (“Generator Project”). The grant was awarded under the STRATEGMED Program in Poland.

On last trading day Encore Wire Corp. (NASDAQ:WIRE) advanced 0.88% to close at $44.90. Its volatility for the week is 2.45% while volatility for the month is 3.14%. WIRE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 61.90%. Encore Wire Corp. (NASDAQ:WIRE) monthly performance is 12.90%. TheStreet upgraded shares of Encore Wire Corp. (NASDAQ:WIRE) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note.

Morning Watch List: Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR), ANI Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANIP), Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), Visteon (NYSE:VC), Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX)

Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) in last trading activity increased 2.01% to close at $10.13. Company weekly performance is 4.00% while its quarterly performance stands at 45.13%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) is -51.62% away from its 52 week high. Brazil’s state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) beat analyst forecasts on Friday, posting first-quarter profit little changed from a year earlier, as an end to fuel subsidies helped overcome a plunge in crude prices. Less activity helped Petrobras cut operating costs 22 percent as it looks to control its soaring debt load. The company is in a bid to regain investor confidence after a nearly$9 billion loss in the fourth quarter, the biggest in its history.

On last trading day ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANIP) increased 1.07% to close at $52.12. Its volatility for the week is 4.00% while volatility for the month is 5.65%. ANIP’s sales growth for past 5 years was 112.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.50%. ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANIP) monthly performance is -24.14%. On May 15, ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANIP) will present on May 20, 2015 at the UBS Global Healthcare Conference at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York City. Arthur S. Przybyl, President and CEO, will present at 11:00 AM ET on Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has 0.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 88.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $87.37. Announced May 13, that as pharmaceutical companies introduce more high-cost medications for larger populations, employers, health plans and others are increasingly challenged to control the significant increase in spending that happens as a result, according to new research released this week by Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) during its annual Outcomes Symposium. The new report, Super Spending: U.S. Trends in High-Cost Medication Use, examines prescription drug use among patients with exceedingly high annual medication costs under the pharmacy benefit.

On last trading day Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) increased 1.41% to close at $108.14. Its volatility for the week is 1.52% while volatility for the month is 1.40%. VC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 2.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 0.80%. Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) monthly performance is 6.10%. Visteon Corp. (NYSE:VC) on May o7, reported first-quarter earnings of $50 million.

On Friday shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) closed at $22.83. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 7.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.02%.

Hot Stocks: Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), Deckers Outdoor Corp. (NYSE:DECK), Midsouth Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:MSL), BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)

On Thursday shares of Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) closed at $9.93. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.27%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) on Wednesday estimated nearly 50 percent growth in oil exports in 2015, thanks to new offshore output and as its refineries lack capacity to process more crude. Company expects to export 350,000 barrels of petroleum per day in 2015, up from 231,500 bpd in 2014, crude oil manager Fernando Colares Nogueira said at an event on Wednesday.

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) in last trading activity advanced 1.01% to close at $32.97. Company weekly performance is 2.26% while its quarterly performance stands at -2.70%. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is -11.75% away from its 52 week high. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) announced plans to develop integrated products with eASIC Corporation that combine processing performance and customizable hardware to meet the increasing demand for custom compute solutions for data centers and the “cloud.”

On last trading day Deckers Outdoor Corp. (NYSE:DECK) advanced 0.36% to close at $72.42. Its volatility for the week is 2.45% while volatility for the month is 2.05%. DECK’s sales growth for past 5 years was -18.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -15.20%. Deckers Outdoor Corp. (NYSE:DECK) monthly performance is 0.33%. Zacks upgraded shares of Deckers Outdoor Corp (NASDAQ:DECK) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on 11 May.

Midsouth Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:MSL) has 15.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 41.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $13.40. MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) recently has reported a 78.26 percent plunge in profit for the quarter ended Mar. 31, 2015. The company has earned $1.49 million, or $0.12 a share in the quarter, compared with $6.86 million, or $0.57 a share for the same period last year. Revenue during the quarter plunged 30.61 percent to $18.22 million from $26.26 million in the previous year period. Net interest income for the quarter rose 1.92 percent over the prior year period to $19.26 million. Non-interest income for the quarter fell 37.26 percent over the last year period to $4.97 million.

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) in last trading activity moved up 0.63% to close at $10.32. Company weekly performance is 6.22% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.72%. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is -18.25% away from its 52 week high. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) announced that it has completed the acquisition of WatchDox. WatchDox is a startup software company that allows companies to control and secure files.

Trader’s Recap: Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR), BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE), NuVasive (NASDAQ:NUVA), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC)

On Thursday shares of Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) closed at $9.93. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.27%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) will use offshore docks operated by U.S. ship-leasing company Edison Chouest to handle oil-service vessels at the Brazilian Port of Açu, the head of the company that owns the port said. The decision to use the Edison Chouest facilities at Açu will help Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as the oil company is formally known, to ease crowding at its main offshore service docks in Macaé, 125 kilometers (78 miles) south of Açu on the coast of Rio de Janeiro state.

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) in last trading activity advanced 0.63% to close at $10.32. Company weekly performance is 6.22% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.72%. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is -18.25% away from its 52 week high. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) has introduced the new BlackBerry® Leap smartphone for 4G LTE networks in India. Based on BlackBerry’s latest operating system, the BlackBerry Leap is an affordable all-touch smartphone in a modern and powerful design that is built for career builders and companies who value security and privacy when pushing their productivity to the next level.

On last trading day Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) decreased -0.13% to close at $23.47. Its volatility for the week is 4.00% while volatility for the month is 4.07%. Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) monthly performance is 0.21%. Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 6,000,000 shares of its common stock owned by NGP Rice Holdings LLC (an affiliate of Natural Gas Partners), the selling stockholder named in the registration statement at a price to the public at $24.20 per share of common stock. The selling stockholder will receive all of the net proceeds from the offering. The selling stockholder has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 900,000 shares of Rice Energy’s common stock.

NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA) has 1.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $46.01. Northland Securities initiated coverage on shares of NuVasive Inc (NASDAQ:NUVA) in a research report released on Thursday morning, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm issued a market perform rating and a $46.00 price objective on the stock.

On Thursday shares of EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) closed at $27.03. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.00%. On May 12, it was reported that, EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC)has released Project CoprHD (“copperhead”), an open source version of EMC ViPR Controller embracing open development and a free “no restrictions” download for non-production use of its ScaleIO software. EMC also previewed future enhancements for ScaleIO. ViPR Controller is storage automation software that centralizes and transforms EMC and third-party storage into a simple, extensible and open platform and EMC will continue to sell the commercial version of Project CoprHD, the EMC ViPR Controller, as a fully supported offering.

Investors Are Watching: YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY), Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras (NYSE:PBR), Alexander & Baldwin (NYSE:ALEX), BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)

On Wednesday shares of YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) closed at $66.37. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 156.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 45.50%. YY Inc (NASDAQ:YY) on 11 May, reported first-quarter net income of RMB227 million (US$36.5 million) compared with RMB183.6 million last year. On a per American depositary share basis, earnings were RMB3.83 (US$ 0.62) versus RMB3.06 in the prior year. Excluding items, adjusted earnings per ADS were RMB4.36 (US$0.70) compared with RMB3.46 a year ago.

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) in last trading activity moved down -2.32% to close at $41.27. Company weekly performance is 0.95% while its quarterly performance stands at -5.00%. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) is -12.39% away from its 52 week high. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) and the Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) 550 announced that they have reached a tentative agreement on the group’s first-ever contract. Terms of the four-year deal include adjusted wage-scale step increases, as well as opportunities for bonuses that are linked to individual and Company performances.

On Wednesday shares of Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) closed at $9.85. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.27%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) has notched up a new oil production record of 800,000 barrels per day (bpd) from its offshore subsalt region, the state-run oil company said. The record output on Monday came from 20 wells in the Santos basin that produced 511,000 bpd, or 64 percent of the total, and the rest came from 19 wells in the Campos basin, the company statement said.

Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) has 2.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 77.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $41.02. Alexander & Baldwin Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) has closed on its purchase of the Safeway-anchored Aikahi Park Shopping Center in Kailua in Windward Oahu, a company executive confirmed to PBN. The deal, which had been targeted to be finalized in March, closed on May 1.

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) in last trading activity advanced 0.59% to close at $10.26. Company weekly performance is 4.69% while its quarterly performance stands at 3.95%. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is -18.76% away from its 52 week high. Blackberry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) is set to retake its Nigerian and Middle East and Africa (MEA) smartphone leadership from rivals with the introduction of BlackBerry Classic and new devices planned for this year. It controlled MEA smartphone shipments until recent years. A fortnight ago, International Data Corporation (IDC) released the fourth quarter 2014 Handset Tracker which showed that Nigeria led the MEA smartphone shipments by135 per cent followed by Kenya with 112 percent and Pakistan with 105 per cent respectively, year-on-year in 2014.

Stocks in News: Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM), Cempra (NASDAQ:CEMP), Talmer Bancorp (NASDAQ:TLMR), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR)

On Tuesday shares of Epizyme, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPZM) closed at $17.85. HC Wainright reiterated their buy rating on shares of Epizyme Inc. (NASDAQ:EPZM) in a research note released on 30 April.

Cempra, Inc. (NASDAQ:CEMP) in last trading activity advanced 1.79% to close at $34.73. Company weekly performance is 9.63% while its quarterly performance stands at 31.75%. Cempra, Inc. (NASDAQ:CEMP) is -16.57% away from its 52 week high. Cempra, Inc. (NASDAQ:CEMP) on April 30, 2015, released financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 and provided an update on recent corporate developments. For the quarter ended March 31, 2015, Cempra reported a net loss of $17.4 million, or $0.41 per share, compared to a net loss of $17.0 million, or $0.51 per share, for the same period in 2014. An increase in R&D and G&A expenses were mitigated by a $10.0 million non-clinical milestone payment from our Japanese partner, Toyama, which was booked in the first quarter as revenue. Research and development expense in the first quarter was $26.1 million, an increase of 59.1% compared to the same quarter in 2014.

On last trading day Talmer Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:TLMR) advanced 0.13% to close at $15.72. Its volatility for the week is 1.60% while volatility for the month is 1.72%. Talmer Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:TLMR) monthly performance is -0.32%. On 30 April, Due to recent acquisitions, Troy, Mich.-based Talmer Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:TLMR) reported a sharp drop in net income for the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same quarter in 2014. The holding company of Talmer Bank and Trust earned $9.4 million in the first quarter of 2015 net income compared with $38.2 million for the first quarter of 2014. The company earned $12.5 million for the fourth quarter of 2014.

On last trading day Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) fell -0.53% to close at $33.78. Its volatility for the week is 1.21% while volatility for the month is 1.32%. 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 -2.94%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced that it has acquired a minority equity interest in a privately-held Dutch biopharmaceutical company AM-Pharma B.V.

On Tuesday shares of Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) closed at $9.76. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.27%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) announces that today R$ 157 million (about US$52 million) in funds repatriated by Brazil’s Federal Prosecutor as a result of Operation Lava Jato were made available for the Company. This is the first reimbursement of funds to the company.

Active Watch List: Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:KERX), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR), Transition Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:TTHI), Lowe’s Companies (NYSE:LOW), Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

On Monday shares of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:KERX) closed at $10.70. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -15.60%. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued their overweight rating on shares of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:KERX) in a research report sent to investors on Saturday morning.

Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) in last trading activity decreased -1.13% to close at $9.63. Company weekly performance is -1.53% while its quarterly performance stands at 43.30%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) is -54.01% away from its 52 week high. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) fallout and poor growth add to pressure on Rousseff.

On last trading day Transition Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:TTHI) moved up 3.24% to close at $6.69. Its volatility for the week is 5.20% while volatility for the month is 5.76%. TTHI’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 4.10%. Transition Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:TTHI) monthly performance is -4.29%. Transition Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:TTHI) will hold a conference call on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 at 4:30 P.M. EST to discuss Third Quarter Fiscal 2015 financial results.

On Monday shares of Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE:LOW) closed at $73.22. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 18.20%. Lowe’s Canada announced (NYSE:LOW) it has reached agreement to acquire the leases of 13 former Target Canada locations and to purchase Target’s Milton, Ontario distribution centre for a total purchase price of approximately C$151 million. The acquisition came as part of a real estate auction following Target’s decision to cease operations in Canada.

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) in last trading activity decreased -1.10% to close at $57.76. Company weekly performance is -1.73% while its quarterly performance stands at 1.64%. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is -3.71% away from its 52 week high. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is turning to one of its most frequent investment bank advisers in choosing its new CFO, Michael J. Cavanagh. Mr. Cavanagh’s former employer, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. has worked on $143 billion worth of mergers, debt transactions and equity offerings for the cable company since 2000.

Moving Stocks: Gevo (NASDAQ:GEVO), Atara Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ:ATRA), Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR), Procera Networks (NASDAQ:PKT)

On Monday shares of Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO) closed at $4.57. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 109.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.00%. Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO) announced on 7 May, that it has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Alaska Airlines to purchase Gevo’s renewable jet fuel and fly the first ever commercial flight on alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ).

Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRA) in last trading activity advanced 0.88% to close at $37.70. Company weekly performance is -8.52% while its quarterly performance stands at 106.01%. Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRA) is -14.65% away from its 52 week high. Atara Biotherapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRA) on 7 May, reported a loss of $9.2 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Brisbane, California-based company said it had a loss of 42 cents. Atara Biotherapeutics shares have risen 37 percent since the beginning of the year.

On last trading day Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) fell -0.28% to close at $21.38. Its volatility for the week is 3.13% while volatility for the month is 2.48%. PEGA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 17.40%. Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) monthly performance is -1.57. Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA) on 6 May, announced results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Cash generated from operations for the quarter was $27.5 million. Free Cash Flow, which we define as operating cash flow less Cap Ex, was $24.2 million for the quarter.

On Monday shares of Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) closed at $9.63. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.27%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) plans to sue five construction and engineering firms and their senior executives to recover about 1.3 billion reais ($440 million) lost in a corruption scandal, the company said Friday.

On last trading day Procera Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:PKT) advanced 0.09% to close at $11.51. Its volatility for the week is 0.63% while volatility for the month is 1.63%. PKT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 30.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -8.10%. Procera Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:PKT) monthly performance is 21.16%. Procera Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PKT) announced it will be exhibiting its mobile subscriber intelligence solutions and speaking at LTE MENA 2015, held May 11-13 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Morning Alert: Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE:PBR), ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO)

On Friday shares of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) closed at $32.80. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 9.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 8.25%. Recently, Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) introduced the world to the Compute Stick, a palm-sized device with an HDMI plug offering two gigabytes of memory, 32 gigabytes of storage space and runs Windows 8.1 as operating software; another version of the Compute Stick which will release in June offers an Ubuntu OS.

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) in last trading activity advanced 0.83% to close at $9.74. Company weekly performance is 2.20% while its quarterly performance stands at 48.93%. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) is -53.49% away from its 52 week high. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) has drawn interest from Mitsui & Co. in the sale of a package of natural gas pipelines, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Petrobras, as the Brazilian state oil company is known, has been marketing the sale of 49 percent of its stake in the pipelines, according to the people, who asked not to be identified discussing a private process.

On last trading day ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) advanced 0.83% to close at $67.17. Its volatility for the week is 1.84% while volatility for the month is 1.74%. COP’s sales growth for past 5 years was -18.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 9.30%. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) monthly performance is 0.25%. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) Alaska announced that 28 Alaskans have been awarded ConocoPhillips scholarships totaling $150,000. Twenty scholarships are going to 2015 Alaska high school graduating seniors planning to attend an institution of higher learning, and eight scholarships are being given to 2014 ConocoPhillips Alaska scholarship winners who are completing their first year of full-time post-secondary education.

On Friday shares of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) closed at $46.17. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 7.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 19.35%. Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Transportation Conference at about 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) in last trading activity advanced 1.46% to close at $29.23. Company weekly performance is 0.34% while its quarterly performance stands at 8.13%. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) is -2.83% away from its 52 week high. With Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) CEO John Chamber’s announced departure, his company’s stock price is dipping and will likely drop more before recovering — all worth considering before next week’s earnings call.

Hot Watch List: Forbes Energy Services (NASDAQ:FES), Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN), Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE:ALU), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), Petroleo Brasileiro (NYSE:PBR)

On Friday shares of Forbes Energy Services Ltd. (NASDAQ:FES) closed at $1.38. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 18.80%. Zacks reiterated their sell rating on shares of Forbes Energy Services Ltd. (NASDAQ:FES) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning.

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) in last trading activity increased 8.23% to close at $16.57. Company weekly performance is 9.52% while its quarterly performance stands at 19.55%. Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) is -15.50% away from its 52 week high. Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) on 7 May, announced financial results for its second quarter fiscal 2015, ended March 31, 2015. In the second quarter of fiscal 2015, company reported GAAP revenue of $475.1 million, compared to $475.7 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014. Nuance reported non-GAAP revenue of $488.1 million, which includes $13.0 million of revenue lost to accounting treatment in conjunction with acquisitions, compared to $490.0 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014. Q2 15 revenue was negatively affected by currency fluctuations. If we applied Q2 14 currency rates to our Q2 15 revenue, Q2 15 revenue would have been approximately $14 million higher.

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE:ALU) has institutional ownership stands at 4.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $3.80. Ocean Networks has teamed up with French networking giant Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE:ALU) to complete the construction of a 14,200 kmsubmarine cable system
linking Hawaii to South America.

On last trading day Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) advanced 1.31% to close at $34.02. Its volatility for the week is 1.39% while volatility for the month is 1.39%. 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 -2.08%. Pfizer Inc. announced on 6 May, two strategic appointments in the leadership of the Worldwide Research and Development organization effective immediately. Michael D. Ehlers, M.D., Ph.D., has been selected as Group Senior Vice President and Head of BioTherapeutics Research & Development and Site Head for Pfizer’s Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts locations. Dr. Ehlers will report directly to Mikael Dolsten, M.D., Ph.D., President of Worldwide Research & Development.

On Friday shares of Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) closed at $9.74. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.27%. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) has drawn interest from Mitsui & Co. in the sale of a package of natural gas pipelines, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Petrobras, as the Brazilian state oil company is known, has been marketing the sale of 49 percent of its stake in the pipelines, according to the people, who asked not to be identified discussing a private process.