Trending Stocks: Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Retail Properties (NYSE:RPAI), The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

On Wednesday shares of Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) closed at $9.63. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -7.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 8.60%. Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) was downgraded by Guggenheim from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued on Monday.

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) in last trading activity decreased -0.05% to close at $82.28. Company weekly performance is 0.07% while its quarterly performance stands at 8.04%. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is -4.41% away from its 52 week high. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) launched Facebook Messenger on the web. Messenger is already available on the company’s main facebook.com website as Facebook Chat, the company is now offering a standalone app over at messenger.com.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM)’s stock on 08 April traded at beginning with a price of $61.10 and when day-trade ended the stock finally moved up 0.33% to end at $61.05. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM)’s showed weekly performance of 1.45%. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) said that, it will hold its annual meeting in Detroit on May 19, the latest effort by the financial giant to focus attention on the Motor City.

Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) has 0.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 70.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $15.96. On 31 March, Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) announced that it has signed three new leases with Ulta Beauty and will expand two shopping centers to accommodate the retailer. The leases include a 10,400 square foot lease at Montecito Crossing in Las Vegas, Nevada, a newly constructed 10,010 square foot lease at Parkway Towne Crossing in Frisco, Texas, and a newly constructed 10,035 square foot lease at Lake Worth Towne Crossing in Lake Worth, Texas, bringing RPAI’s store count to 14.

On last trading day The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) advanced 0.88% to close at $106.36. Its volatility for the week is 1.37% while volatility for the month is 1.49%. 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 1.05%. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) said that, on Tuesday, April 21, it will release a compilation album of 15 tracks featuring nominees and nominated songs for the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards, music’s biggest event for families.

Keep Eyes on: BioAmber Inc. (NYSE:BIOA), Hertz Global (NYSE:HTZ), Retail Properties of America (NYSE:RPAI), Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX), Farmers National Banc (NASDAQ:FMNB)

On March 4, BioAmber Inc, (NYSE:BIOA) has initiated commissioning activities for its 30,000 metric tonne (MT) capacity bio-succinic acid plant located in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. Commissioning and start-up is expected to take approximately five months, with the facility being in commercial operation in Q3 2015. BioAmber expects construction to be completed in two months and it is carrying out commissioning and start-up activities in parallel. On Wednesday shares of BioAmber Inc. (NYSE:BIOA) closed at $8.51. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 55.20%.

Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ)’s industry-leading loyalty program, received top honors at the 2015 FlyerTalk Awards for the fourth consecutive year. The program was named the Best Rewards Program of the Drive category across the Americas, Europe/Africa and Middle East/Asia/Oceania. Hertz Gold Plus Rewards also received the Outstanding Benefits recognition across Europe/Africa and Middle East/Asia/Oceania. Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ) in last trading activity decreased -0.87% to close at $21.53. Company weekly performance is -4.52% while its quarterly performance stands at -8.58%. Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ) is -31.89% away from its 52 week high.

Deutsche Bank reiterated its hold rating on shares of Retail Properties of America Inc (NYSE:RPAI). They have a $18.00 price target on that stock.On last trading day Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) decreased -0.51% to close at $15.58. Its volatility for the week is 1.73% while volatility for the month is 1.90%. RPAI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.20%. Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) monthly performance is -9.79%.

Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) presented at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference in Miami at 1:05 PM ET on March 11, 2015. Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) has 0.40% insider ownership. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $71.14.

The Board of Directors of the Farmers National Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:FMNB) declared a cash dividend of $0.03 per share. The common stock cash dividend will have a record date of March 13, 2015 and is payable to shareholders on March 31, 2015. On last trading day Farmers National Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:FMNB) remains unchanged to close at $8.11. Its volatility for the week is 1.77% while volatility for the month is 1.86%. FMNB’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 1.80%. Farmers National Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:FMNB) monthly performance is 6.15%.

Ever Green Stocks: IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG), Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), Retail Properties of America (NYSE:RPAI), Dealertrack Technologies (NASDAQ:TRAK), FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE)

On 22 January IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) said it expects capital spending will be reduced by about 30%. On Friday shares of IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) closed at $2.82. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 3.00%.

On 21 January Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) reported that it would be buying Indian start-up Zipdial for $30 to $40 million as part of its expansion into the world’s second largest mobile market. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) in last trading activity moved up 0.90% to close at $39.42. Company weekly performance is 6.74% while its quarterly performance stands at -19.68%. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) is -41.37% away from its 52 week high.

Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) announced that it closed on the acquisitions of Merrifield Town Center (“Merrifield”) and Fort Evans Plaza II located in the Washington, D.C.Metropolitan Statistical Area (“MSA”). On last trading day Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) fell -0.99% to close at $18.03. Its volatility for the week is 1.80% while volatility for the month is 1.67%. RPAI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -4.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 40.40%. Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) monthly performance is 8.61%.

Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) EVP Richard Mcleer sold 3,233 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.07, for a total value of $129,546.31. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 30,093 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,205,826.51. Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) has 1.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 92.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $41.07.

On 19 January FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) announced that it has been awarded the UK Government’s new Cyber Essentials Scheme accreditation. Part of the UK Government’s National Cyber Security Strategy, the Cyber Essentials Scheme is an independent analysis and recommendation of the necessary security controls for mitigating risks from the latest cyber threats. On Friday shares of FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) closed at $34.93. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 35.00%.

Market Watch List: Charles & Colvard (NASDAQ:CTHR), Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PPHM), Web.com Group (NASDAQ:WWWW), Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL), Retail Properties (NYSE:RPAI)

On 12 December Charles & Colvard Ltd. (NASDAQ:CTHR) entered into a new Exclusive Supply Agreement with Cree, Inc. CREE, for purchases of silicon carbide (SiC) crystals. Charles & Colvard Ltd. (NASDAQ:CTHR) in last trading activity advanced 15.87% to close at $1.46. Company weekly performance is 17.74% while its quarterly performance stands at -30.14%. Charles & Colvard Ltd. (NASDAQ:CTHR) is -71.60% away from its 52 week high.

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPHM) announced a cash dividend. Payment of $0.65625 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 02, 2015. Shareholders who purchased PPHMP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PPHMP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $22.6, the dividend yield is 11.62%.Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPHM) in last trading activity advanced 5.88% to close at $1.44. Company weekly performance is -3.36% while its quarterly performance stands at 3.60%. Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPHM) is -54.72% away from its 52 week high.

On 9 December Web.com Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWWW) announced the appointment of Timothy P. Cost to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. On last trading day Web.com Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWWW) advanced 4.49% to close at $18.39. Its volatility for the week is 3.79% while volatility for the month is 4.27%. WWWW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 32.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.60%. Web.com Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWWW) monthly performance is 11.05%.

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) reported net income of $2.5 billion, or 56 cents a share, in its fiscal second quarter that ended Nov. 30. That was down slightly from $2.55 billion, or 56 cents a share, a year ago. On last trading day Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) advanced 1.30% to close at $41.16. Its volatility for the week is 2.16% while volatility for the month is 1.53%. ORCL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.90%.

Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) Director Gerald M. Gorski sold 4,505 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.55, for a total value of $70,052.75. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 13,802 shares in the company, valued at approximately $214,621. On Wednesday shares of Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) closed at $16.57. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -4.40%

Stocks News Alert: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI), China Finance Online Co. (ADR) (NASDAQ:JRJC), Retail Properties (NYSE:RPAI), SanDisk (NASDAQ:SNDK), XL Group plc (NYSE:XL)

On 5 December Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) agreed to pay $3.8 million to settle charges that it misled customers with its advertising and billing practices. The money will be split among 46 states and the District of Columbia. Those that live in four states, California, Hawaii, Wyoming or New York, can’t apply for a refund. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) in last trading activity fell -1.45% to close at $3.41. Company weekly performance is -2.29% while its quarterly performance stands at -5.01%. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) is -12.34% away from its 52 week high.

China Finance Online Co. (ADR) (NASDAQ:JRJC) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from Sell to Hold with a ratings score of C. On last trading day China Finance Online Co. (ADR) (NASDAQ:JRJC) fell -3.91% to close at $7.62. Its volatility for the week is 9.64% while volatility for the month is 8.02%. JRJC’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -19.80%. China Finance Online Co. (ADR) (NASDAQ:JRJC) monthly performance is 5.83%.

On 4 December Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) ‘s Steven Grimes, president and CEO joined REIT.com for a CEO. On last trading day Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) fell -0.86% to close at $16.19. Its volatility for the week is 1.58% while volatility for the month is 1.47%. RPAI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -4.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 40.40%. Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) monthly performance is 3.58%.

SanDisk Corp (NASDAQ:SNDK) CEO Sanjay Mehrotra unloaded 24,844 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $104.23, for a total value of $2,589,490.12. SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ:SNDK) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 96.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $98.79.

On 2 December XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) has appointed Tim Pitt to the newly created role of Head of Data, Analytics and Pricing to help drive XL Group’s data, analytics and pricing strategies and best practices across its global insurance operation. Based in London, Mr. Pitt reports to Susan Cross, XL Group plc’s Global Chief Actuary. On Friday shares of XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) closed at $34.73. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -1.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 0.61%.

Morning Alert: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), Cedar Realty Trust (NYSE:CDR), iBio (NYSEMKT:IBIO), Retail Properties of America (NYSE:RPAI)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) sued the U.S. Internal Revenue Service seeking information about its contract with a law firm tied to audits of the software maker’s transactions with subsidiaries. Microsoft wants the complete government contract between the IRS and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, the firm assisting the agency in examining federal income tax returns for 2004 through 2009, according to the complaint filed under the Freedom of Information Act in federal court in Washington. The IRS “unlawfully withheld” the information, Microsoft said. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) in last trading activity decreased -0.81% to close at $47.59. Company weekly performance is -3.17% while its quarterly performance stands at 6.39%. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is -4.32% away from its 52 week high.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) is teaming up with the Detroit Area Agency on Aging for the seventh consecutive year as part of the Holiday Meals on Wheels Thanksgiving program. Their efforts will ensure more than 6,000 area homebound seniors can enjoy a Thanksgiving Day meal. On last trading day Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) advanced 1.56% to close at $15.67. Its volatility for the week is 2.04% while volatility for the month is 2.00%. F’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.80%. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) monthly performance is 14.71%.

Analysts at Wunderlich reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:CDR) in a research note on Monday. They now have a $7.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $6.75.On last trading day Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:CDR) advanced 0.60% to close at $6.68. Its volatility for the week is 1.48% while volatility for the month is 1.76%. CDR’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -25.10%. Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:CDR) monthly performance is 2.93%.

The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, on Nov. 19 announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware on behalf of purchasers of iBio, Inc. (NYSEMKT:IBIO) common stock during the period between October 13, 2014 and October 23, 2014, inclusive (the “Class Period”). Investors who wish to become proactively involved in the litigation have until December 23, 2014 to seek appointment as lead plaintiff. iBio, Inc. (NYSEMKT:IBIO) has 52.33% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 2.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $1.08.

Retail Properties of America (NYSE:RPAI) Director Gerald M. Gorski unloaded 4,505 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.55, for a total value of $70,052.75. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 13,802 shares in the company, valued at approximately $214,621. On Monday shares of Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) closed at $15.79. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -4.40%.

Active Stocks to Watch: Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ:AMCC), Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN), Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT), Retail Properties (NYSE:RPAI), Genesis Energy (NYSE:GEL)

On 17 November Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ:AMCC) said it joined hands with Red Hat Inc and Cirrascale Corp. to deliver high performance computing cluster or a HPCC based on an ARM 64-bit server on a chip X-Gene to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ:AMCC) in last trading activity increased 3.79% to close at $6.03. Company weekly performance is -1.31% while its quarterly performance stands at -26.82%. Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ:AMCC) is -55.27% away from its 52 week high.

On 3 November Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) reported Q3 EPS of ($0.06), in-line with the analyst estimate of ($0.06). Revenue for the quarter came in at $160 thousand versus the consensus estimate of $240 thousand. On last trading day Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) increased 13.85% to close at $3.70. Its volatility for the week is 9.58% while volatility for the month is 8.34%. GERN’s sales growth for past 5 years was -14.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.60%. Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) monthly performance is 67.42%.

Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) announced a quarterly dividend. Investors of record on Thursday, November 20th will be paid a dividend of 0.10 per share on Thursday, December 11th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 18th. On last trading day Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) increased 0.99% to close at $22.85. Its volatility for the week is 1.71% while volatility for the month is 2.14%. AMAT’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -21.40%. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) monthly performance is 9.83%.

Retail Properties of America Inc. (NASDAQ:RPAI) Director Gerald M. Gorski sold 4,505 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.55, for a total value of $70,052.75. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 13,802 shares in the company, valued at approximately $214,621. Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 64.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $15.69.

On 16 November Genesis Energy LP (NYSE:GEL) announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the M/T American Phoenix from Mid Ocean Tanker Company. The purchase price was approximately $157 million. The American Phoenix is a modern, double-hulled, Jones Act qualified tanker with 330,000 barrels of cargo capacity. The vessel is operating under long term charters into 2020 with high quality counterparties, including a major integrated oil company. On Friday shares of Genesis Energy LP (NYSE:GEL) closed at $47.95. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 14.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 21.70%.

Stock Highlights: Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK), Weibo Corporation (NASDAQ:WB), Selectica (NASDAQ:SLTC), Retail Properties (NYSE:RPAI), Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET)

Merck & Co., Inc.’s (NYSE:MRK) cholesterol drug Vytorin was successful in meeting the primary endpoint of lowering the risks of second heart attacks in patients already undergoing an aggressive treatment, results from a study of the drug show. The company presented the results from its IMPROVE-IT trial, designed to test the efficacy of Vytorin, at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association November 17. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) in last trading activity moved up 0.47% to close at $59.66. Company weekly performance is 1.00% while its quarterly performance stands at 0.61%. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) is -2.16% away from its 52 week high.

For the third quarter of 2014, Weibo Corporation (NASDAQ:WB) on 13 November reported net revenues of $84.1 million, compared to $53.4 million for the same period last year. Advertising and marketing revenues for the third quarter of 2014 totaled $65.4 million, compared to $43.7 million for the same period last year. Weibo VAS revenues for the third quarter of 2014 totaled $18.8 million, compared to $9.7 million for the same period last year. On last trading day Weibo Corporation (NASDAQ:WB) moved up 1.21% to close at $18.34. Its volatility for the week is 3.29% while volatility for the month is 3.91%. Weibo Corporation (NASDAQ:WB) monthly performance is -0.49%.

Selectica, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLTC) on 11 November announced GAAP revenue for Q2’15 was $5.2 million, compared to $3.9 million in Q2’14, representing 32% year-over year growth. GAAP net loss for Q2’15 was $2.7 million or ($0.71) per share, compared to a net loss of $0.5 million or ($0.45) per share in Q2’14. On last trading day Selectica, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLTC) remains unchanged to close at $5.21. Its volatility for the week is 2.21% while volatility for the month is 3.10%. SLTC’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 9.50%. Selectica, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLTC) monthly performance is -10.17%.

Retail Properties of America Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) Director Gerald M. Gorski sold 4,505 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.55, for a total value of $70,052.75. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 13,802 shares in the company, valued at approximately $214,621. Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 64.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $15.69.

Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) announced on 4 November that its operating partnership, IRET Properties (the “Borrower”), has entered into a First Amendment to Amended and Restated Loan Agreement with First International Bank & Trust, a North Dakota state bank, as lender, under which First International has agreed to increase the commitment amount under its revolving credit facility with the Borrower to $90 million. At the discretion of the Lender, this amount may be increased to $100 million. The First Amendment amends IRET Properties’ existing secured line of credit with First International and participant banks, which, prior to this amendment, had a commitment amount of $75 million. The facility is secured by mortgages on 15 properties owned by IRET Properties and its subsidiaries. The initial term of the facility is three years, with a maturity of September 1, 2017. The interest rate on borrowings under the facility is the Wall Street Journal Prime Rate + 1.25%, with a floor of 4.75% and a cap of 8.65% during the initial term of the facility.On Friday shares of Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) closed at $8.12. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.00%.

Hot Watch List: American International Group (NYSE:AIG), Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), Teck Resources Limited (NYSE:TCK), Retail Properties of America (NYSE:RPAI), EROC

American International Group (NYSE:AIG) announced the appointment of Rhodri Williams to the newly created role of Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) effective January 1, 2015. Mr. Williams will report to Christina Pretto, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, and will also have a matrix reporting line to Seraina Maag, Chief Executive Officer, EMEA. He will be based in London. American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) in last trading activity increased 0.22% to close at $54.02. Company weekly performance is -0.63% while its quarterly performance stands at -0.88%. American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) is -4.49% away from its 52 week high.

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) on Nov. 12 announced the pricing of senior unsecured notes in an aggregate principal amount of $4 billion, in an underwritten, registered public offering, consisting of three tranches: $500 million of 2.350% senior notes maturing in February 2020; $1,750 million of 3.500% senior notes maturing in February 2025; $1,750 million of 4.500% senior notes maturing in February 2045. The senior notes are rated A- by Standard & Poor’s and A3 by Moody’s. The offering is expected to close November 17, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. On last trading day Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) moved down -1.59% to close at $100.44. Its volatility for the week is 2.60% while volatility for the month is 3.11%. GILD’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 11.90%. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) monthly performance is -0.31%.

Teck Resources Limited (NYSE:TCK) has been given a “BBB-” credit rating by Morningstar. The research firm’s “BBB-” rating suggests that the company is a moderate default risk. They also gave their stock a three star rating. On last trading day Teck Resources Limited (NYSE:TCK) increased 1.06% to close at $16.20. Its volatility for the week is 3.80% while volatility for the month is 4.06%. TCK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 5.40%. Teck Resources Limited (NYSE:TCK) monthly performance is 3.51%.

On October 21, 2014, Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) Board of Directors declared the fourth quarter 2014 Series A preferred stock distribution of $0.4375 per preferred share, for the period beginning October 1, 2014, which will be paid on December 31, 2014, to preferred shareholders of record on December 19, 2014. Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 64.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $15.57.

Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EROC) announced that Joseph A. Mills, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will be attending the 2014 RBC Capital Markets MLP Conference in Dallas, TX on Wednesday, November 19th. Mr. Mills will be presenting at the conference that day at 8:00am CST. On Monday shares of Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EROC) closed at $2.99. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -7.00%.

Active Watch List: Wix.com (NASDAQ:WIX), Medivation (NASDAQ:MDVN), American National Insurance Co. (NASDAQ:ANAT), Retail Properties of America (NYSE:RPAI), Empresas (NYSE:ICA)

On 29 October Wix.com Ltd. (NASDAQ:WIX) has acquired the Israeli startup OpenRest, an online order and mobile solutions for restaurants. The move supports Wix’s plans to continue to narrow in on the online needs of industry-specific verticals, while expanding the overall depth of its product suite. Wix.com Ltd. (NASDAQ:WIX) in last trading activity fell -0.54% to close at $20.24. Company weekly performance is 16.06% while its quarterly performance stands at 15.72%. Wix.com Ltd. (NASDAQ:WIX) is -38.09% away from its 52 week high.

Medivation Inc. (NASDAQ:MDVN)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by Citigroup Inc. in a research note issued on Friday. They currently have a $122.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $116.00. Citigroup Inc.’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 8.18% from the stock’s previous close. On last trading day Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDVN) fell -0.29% to close at $106.90. Its volatility for the week is 3.48% while volatility for the month is 3.92%. MDVN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 85.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 11.70%. Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDVN) monthly performance is 15.52%.

American National Insurance Co. (NASDAQ:ANAT) declared a quarterly dividend of 77 cents per share on its common stock, CUSIP #028591-105, at its October 30, 2014 board meeting. In compliance with NASDAQ’s applicable dividend notice requirements, the dividend is payable December 19, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 5, 2014 with an ex-dividend date to be determined by the NASDAQ Stock Market, anticipated to be December 3, 2014. On last trading day American National Insurance Co. (NASDAQ:ANAT) fell -0.61% to close at $114.30. Its volatility for the week is 1.45% while volatility for the month is 2.63%. ANAT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 28.60%. American National Insurance Co. (NASDAQ:ANAT) monthly performance is 4.01%.

On 27 October Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) reported a net loss for the third quarter of $29.1 million, or $0.12 per share, compared to a net loss of $39.9 million or $0.17 per share for the year-ago quarter. Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 61.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $15.48.

On 24 October Empresas ICA, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:ICA) announced its unaudited results for the third quarter of 2014. The results of the third quarter of 2014 show significant increases in revenues, operating income and Adjusted EBITDA. Revenues increased 13% to Ps. 8,752 million as compared to 3Q13, principally as the result of growth in the Concessions and Airports segments. Operating Income was Ps. 1,112 million, an increase of 75%, and Adjusted EBITDA reached Ps. 1,501 million, an increase of 51% as compared to 3Q13. On Friday shares of Empresas ICA, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:ICA) closed at $6.18. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 29.50%.