Shining on Major News: Tribune Publishing Company (NYSE:TPUB), the Rubicon Project (NYSE:RUBI), EnLink Midstream, LLC (NYSE:ENLC), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), SunEdison (NYSE:SUNE)

On Tuesday shares of Tribune Publishing Company (NYSE:TPUB) closed at $15.96. Tribune Publishing Company (NYSE:TPUB) announced that Chief Executive Officer Jack Griffin and Chief Financial Officer Sandy Martin will participate in a fireside chat at the 43rd Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference at 2:10 p.m. (ET) on Monday, May 18, 2015, in Boston.

the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) in last trading activity increased 6.04% to close at $18.09. Company weekly performance is -1.90% while its quarterly performance stands at 20.84%. the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) is -12.14% away from its 52 week high. the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) has launched a new system that will create and manage buying relationships with local and small-to-mid-sized business (SMB) advertisers through a simple user interface.

On last trading day EnLink Midstream, LLC (NYSE:ENLC) decreased -1.00% to close at $33.66. Its volatility for the week is 2.57% while volatility for the month is 2.24%. EnLink Midstream, LLC (NYSE:ENLC) monthly performance is 0.47%. The EnLink Midstream companies, EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: ENLK) (the Partnership) and EnLink Midstream, LLC (NYSE: ENLC) (the General Partner), on 6 May, reported results for the first quarter of 2015. The Partnership realized adjusted EBITDA of $129.9 million, net income from continuing operations of $35.0 million, net cash provided by operating activities of $170.6 million and distributable cash flow of $98.7 million for the first quarter of 2015.

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) in last trading activity fell -1.35% to close at $32.25. Company weekly performance is -1.19% while its quarterly performance stands at -3.61%. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is -13.68% 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 SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) fell -3.97% to close at $27.61. Its volatility for the week is 4.50% while volatility for the month is 3.47%. SUNE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -70.00%. SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) monthly performance is 4.39%.Sunedison Inc (NYSE:SUNE) announced on Monday it would be reviewing its corporate structure, specifically it will evaluate the use of a general partner (GP) structure, similar to that of an MLP, to more effectively align the company structure with long-term asset ownership. In addition, the company also announced it will issue $750 million in convertible notes.

Morning Watch List: Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA), Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ), The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), the Rubicon Project (NYSE:RUBI), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG)

On Monday shares of Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) closed at $13.87. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -6.30%. On 4 May, Encana Corp. (NYSE:ECA) has sold Wind River Basin acreage in Wyoming to private equity investors for an undisclosed amount. Aethon Energy Management LLC and RedBird Capital Partners LLC acquired the Moneta Divide assets, encompassing about 188,000 net acres, from Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc.

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) in last trading activity fell -0.28% to close at $39.33. Company weekly performance is 1.84% while its quarterly performance stands at 10.61%. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) is -42.94% away from its 52 week high. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) announced on 7 May, the rollout of a global partnership with ChannelSight that will maximize e-commerce sales opportunities across its digital media touch points such as brands’ product pages, social media, video advertising and CRM campaigns. Over the coming months, Mondelez International will continue to add “Buy Now” buttons to owned, earned and paid media platforms across 25 markets, linking to over 130 retailers’ websites, to make it easy for consumers to both find and buy Mondelez International products online.

On last trading day The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) increased 0.10% to close at $51.90. Its volatility for the week is 1.68% while volatility for the month is 1.61%. DOW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 68.70%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) monthly performance is 7.25%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) on 6 May announced that it has closed the acquisition of ExxonMobil Chemical’s 50% stake in their common Univation Technologies joint venture. The two companies had agreed on the sale in October last year (see Plasteurope.com of 08.10.2014). Financial details were not disclosed.

the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) has 8.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 51.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $17.06. The Rubicon Project Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) on 5 May, reported a loss of $5 million in its first quarter but its adjusted results topped Wall Street estimates. Its outlook for second-quarter earnings per share, however, fell below Wall Street expectations and its stock dipped in after-hours trading. On a per-share basis, the Los Angeles-based company said it had a loss of 14 cents in the first quarter. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 2 cents per share.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has 0.19% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 31.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $535.70. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s self-driving cars have been involved in 11 accidents, but have not been the cause of any, over the last six years since the project began, the program’s director said on Monday, May 11, according to Reuters. A team of drivers that is testing the fleet of more than 20 vehicles have driven 1.7 million miles so far.

Market Wrap Up: Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CYTX), Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI), Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM), AOL Inc. (NYSE:AOL), Rubicon Project (NYSE:RUBI)

Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYTX) announced that the first patient has been treated in its FDA-approved trial assessing the effect of Cytori Cell Therapy for knee osteoarthritis. The trial, ACT-OA, is a phase II, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial including 90 patients. It aims to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Cytori Cell Therapy — the company’s autologous adipose derived therapy. On Wednesday shares of Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYTX) closed at $0.59. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 12.10%.

Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE:KMI) has agreed to buy three storage terminals and one undeveloped site from Netherlands-based midstream company Royal Vopak for $158 million. The three terminals include a 1.1 million barrel storage complex adjacent to Kinder Morgan’s Galena Park terminal, two terminals in North Carolina and one coastal undeveloped site at Perth Amboy in New Jersey. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) in last trading activity increased 0.19% to close at $42.18. Company weekly performance is 1.52% while its quarterly performance stands at 8.32%. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) is -1.25% away from its 52 week high.

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) announced that Chief Financial Officer Bruce Kiddoo will present at the Susquehanna 2015 Annual Semi, Storage & Tech Summit in New York City. The presentation will begin at 10:30 am Eastern Time on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. On last trading day Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) decreased -0.23% to close at $34.62. Its volatility for the week is 1.60% while volatility for the month is 2.02%. MXIM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 110.20%. Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) monthly performance is 9.01%.

On February 16, AOL Inc. (NYSE:AOL) announced that it has been selected by The Players’ Tribune, a first-of-its-kind digital media company founded by Derek Jeter, to be the distribution and co-production launch partner. The Players’ Tribune aims to provide unique insight into the daily sports conversation and to publish first-person stories directly from athletes. On Wednesday shares of AOL Inc. (NYSE:AOL) closed at $41.20. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -4.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.53%.

Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) will announce its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014 after the market close on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. The Company will host a conference call at 1:30 PM (PT) / 4:30 PM (ET) the same day to discuss its financial results and outlook. On last trading day the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) increased 3.52% to close at $17.06. Its volatility for the week is 6.11% while volatility for the month is 5.08%. the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) monthly performance is 10.78%.

Watch 5 Stocks: LiveDeal (NASDAQ:LIVE), the Rubicon Project (NYSE:RUBI), Carriage Services Inc. (NYSE:CSV), INSYS Therapeutics (NASDAQ:INSY), Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ)

LiveDeal Inc. (NASDAQ:LIVE) announced that the company is working with search engines to provide real-time deal content. The company has been in discussions with several leading search engines to provide them with access to restaurant deals using the company’s recently completed application-programming interface (API). On Thursday shares of LiveDeal, Inc. (NASDAQ:LIVE) closed at $3.45. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -11.40%.

the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) will announce its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014 after the market close on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) in last trading activity advanced 8.62% to close at $16.00. Company weekly performance is 3.76% while its quarterly performance stands at 26.98%. the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) is -31.03% away from its 52 week high.

Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) announced that its Board of Directors on January 27, 2015 declared the quarterly dividend of 2.5 cents per share payable on March 2, 2015 to common share record holders as of February 13, 2015. On last trading day Carriage Services Inc. (NYSE:CSV) advanced 0.87% to close at $22.07. Its volatility for the week is 2.57% while volatility for the month is 3.15%. CSV’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 49.00%. Carriage Services Inc. (NYSE:CSV) monthly performance is 8.72%.

Insys Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:INSY) had its price objective raised by Jefferies Group from $51.00 to $63.00 in a research report released on Monday morning. Jefferies Group currently has a buy rating on the stock. INSYS Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSY) has 0.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 41.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $52.16.

Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) expanded its line of workload-focused configurations delivered in a standardized solution for HP Helion Managed Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) to simplify and boost users’ shift to the cloud. The portfolio now boasts of seven pre-priced and pre-configured Infrastructure as a Service offerings built to enhance the utilization and cost of IT resources. Based on extensive expertise in working on a wide range of cloud deployments, the solutions from HP Enterprise Services are designed to meet diverse enterprise workload requirements. On Thursday shares of Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) closed at $38.37. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.89%.

Ever Green Stocks: Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT), the Rubicon Project (NYSE:RUBI), SI Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIFI), Innophos Holdings (NASDAQ:IPHS)

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), aiming to bolster its brick-and-mortar operations, has discussed acquiring some RadioShack Corp. locations after the electronics chain files for bankruptcy, two people with knowledge of the matter said. On Monday shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) closed at $364.47. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 31.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 22.20%.

On Jan 26, Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) announced that Christopher A. Sinclair has been named the Company’s Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. The Company also announced that Bryan G. Stockton has resigned as Mattel’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and resigned from the Board of Directors. Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) in last trading activity increased 3.75% to close at $27.91. Company weekly performance is 4.77% while its quarterly performance stands at -8.31%. Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) is -29.29% away from its 52 week high.

On Jan 28, Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE: RUBI), said it will present at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 2:00 PM PT. On last trading day the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) fell -3.12% to close at $14.27. Its volatility for the week is 4.58% while volatility for the month is 4.81%. the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) monthly performance is -11.59%.

On Jan. 28, the Board of Directors of SI Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:SIFI) has declared a cash dividend on the Company’s outstanding shares of common stock. The dividend of $0.04 per share will be paid on or about February 23, 2015 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on February 4, 2015. SI Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:SIFI) has 1.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 66.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $11.08.

On Jan. 29, Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPHS) announced that its Board of Directors had declared a quarterly dividend of $0.48 per share of common stock. The dividend will be payable on February 27, 2015 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on February 13, 2015. On last trading day Innophos Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:IPHS) increased 0.81% to close at $60.02. Its volatility for the week is 1.98% while volatility for the month is 2.39%. IPHS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -25.40%. Innophos Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:IPHS) monthly performance is 2.69%.

Notable Moves: IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG), the Rubicon Project (NYSE:RUBI), 8×8 Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), NetSuite Inc. (NYSE:N), Aqua America Inc. (NYSE:WTR)

Iamgold Corp. (NYSE:IAG) says it expects lower costs this year than 2014, but capital spending will be reduced by about 30% and output may be lower than last year. The gold miner says it’s benefiting from improved efficiency at its mines, lower oil prices, higher gold prices and the strengthened U.S. dollar compared with the loonie and euro. On Thursday shares of IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) closed at $3.11. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 3.00%.

The Rubicon Project Inc (NYSE:RUBI) has witnessed a colossal drop of 26.5% or 276,403 shares in its short figure. The short interest diminution took it from 1,043,437 on December 15,2014 to 767,034 on December 31,2014. In terms of floated shares, the short interest was calculated to be 5%. The days to cover are 2 given that the daily volume averaged 325,765 shares. the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) in last trading activity increased 7.69% to close at $15.96. Company weekly performance is -0.44% while its quarterly performance stands at 56.01%. the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) is -31.21% away from its 52 week high.

8×8 Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $444,000. The San Jose, California-based company said it had net income of roughly breakeven on a per-share basis. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and amortization costs, were 4 cents per share. The results met Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 4 cents per share. On last trading day 8×8 Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT) increased 1.27% to close at $8.80. Its volatility for the week is 4.39% while volatility for the month is 3.83%. EGHT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 14.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 20.10%. 8×8 Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT) monthly performance is -1.35%.

NetSuite, Inc. (NYSE:N), on January 12, announced that two fast-growing fashion and apparel retailers Journelle, a seller of high-end lingerie and loungewear, and Alton Lane, a maker of men’s custom-tailored clothing, have deployed NetSuite to run their core retail business processes from order management, inventory management, financials, supplier purchasing and customer relationship management (CRM) to marketing all from within one unified cloud-based business management platform. NetSuite Inc. (NYSE:N) has 1.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 50.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $106.42.

Aqua America Inc. (NYSE:WTR) said on January 7, that its Ohio and North Carolina subsidiaries have completed acquisitions of water system assets in both states at year-end. Earlier in 2014, Aqua America’s other regulated subsidiaries completed acquisitions in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Illinois, Texas, and Virginia, bringing the total number of acquisitions to 16 for 2014. On last trading day Aqua America Inc. (NYSE:WTR) increased 0.69% to close at $27.58. Its volatility for the week is 1.83% while volatility for the month is 1.95%. WTR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 14.90%. Aqua America Inc. (NYSE:WTR) monthly performance is 5.95%.

Top Stocks: Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE:BCEI), Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF), Seacoast Banking Corp. (NASDAQ:SBCF), Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK), the Rubicon Project (NYSE:RUBI)

Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc., (NYSE:BCEI) has announced its 2015 capital plan and guidance, year-end 2014 proved reserves, updates to its estimated 3P reserves, and preliminary operational results during the fourth quarter. The company has extensive oil and gas production and processing operations in Columbia and Lafayette counties. On Wednesday shares of Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. (NYSE:BCEI) closed at $21.90. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 64.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 35.00%.

On 16 January Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF)’s shuttered Bloom Lake iron ore mine in Quebec has attracted interest from several potential acquirers, according to the provincial government’s investment arm. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) in last trading activity advanced 7.21% to close at $9.07. Company weekly performance is 15.54% while its quarterly performance stands at 2.83%. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) is -59.93% away from its 52 week high.

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida (NASDAQ:SBCF), a bank holding company whose operating entity is Seacoast National Bank, announced that it will release fourth quarter and year-end results on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, after the market closes. On last trading day Seacoast Banking Corp. of Florida (NASDAQ:SBCF) fell -0.48% to close at $12.50. Its volatility for the week is 2.13% while volatility for the month is 2.55%. SBCF’s sales growth for past 5 years was -11.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.10%. Seacoast Banking Corp. of Florida (NASDAQ:SBCF) monthly performance is -5.73%.

Zacks lowered shares of Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) from a neutral rating to an underperform rating in a report released on Monday. Zacks currently has $55.50 price objective on the stock. Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE:WLK) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 30.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $58.62.

On last trading day the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) fell -1.13% to close at $14.82. Its volatility for the week is 4.30% while volatility for the month is 4.32%. the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) monthly performance is -4.88%.

Stocks in Focus: Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX), AU Optronics Corp. (NYSE:AUO), the Rubicon Project (NYSE:RUBI Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

On December 9, New Zealand awarded 15 oil and gas exploration licenses on Tuesday, with U.S. giant Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) and India’s ONGC Videsh joining the hunt in the South Pacific country for the first time. Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) in last trading activity fell -1.48% to close at $100.86. Company weekly performance is -5.56% while its quarterly performance stands at -18.54%. Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) is -24.01% away from its 52 week high.

On December 3, Au Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO) has received a strong buy rating, according to the latest rank of 1 from research firm, Zacks. On last trading day AU Optronics Corp. (NYSE:AUO) moved down -0.65% to close at $4.57. Its volatility for the week is 1.65% while volatility for the month is 1.58%. AUO’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -23.00%. AU Optronics Corp. (NYSE:AUO) monthly performance is 0.66%.

On December 10, Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) a leader in advertising automation with one of the industry’s largest independent real-time trading platforms for the buying and selling of advertising, was named one of the top global platforms on Pixalate’s Global Seller Trust Index – the industry’s first comprehensive RTB quality rating standard list. On last trading day the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) moved down -1.28% to close at $14.62. Its volatility for the week is 3.68% while volatility for the month is 4.33%. the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) monthly performance is 10.84%.

Reeling from a free fall in iron-ore prices, Vale SA (NYSE:VALE) bondholders are now seeing losses compounded by growing bearishness toward Brazil. On last trading day Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) fell -4.59% to close at $6.86. Its volatility for the week is 3.98% while volatility for the month is 3.58%. VALE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -46.90%. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) monthly performance is -21.33%.

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has released the pictures of its latest Next Unit of Computing (NUC) on its official NUC website. The webpage is said to have been updated with the pictures late last month, but it has gone almost unnoticed since then. The NUC is a pint-sized form factor PC, and Intel is expected to announce the launch of the latest generation at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 2015. On last trading day Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) fell -0.86% to close at $35.92. Its volatility for the week is 2.08% while volatility for the month is 1.96%. INTC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.50%. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) monthly performance is 6.65%.

Market Movers: Goodrich Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:GDP), Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN), the Rubicon Project (NYSE:RUBI), Owens-Illinois (NYSE:OI), ZaZa Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:ZAZA)

On 10 December Goodrich Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:GDP) announced its preliminary capital expenditure budget for 2015 of $150 million-$200 million, with flexibility to accelerate with improvement in oil prices and the monetization of certain assets. The company expects oil-directed capital to be in excess of 95% of the total. Goodrich Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:GDP) in last trading activity advanced 14.21% to close at $4.26. Company weekly performance is 8.95% while its quarterly performance stands at -76.99%. Goodrich Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:GDP) is -86.04% away from its 52 week high.

On 4 December Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) said that it has come up with a new software solution — Agility Matrix — to create a new business model for Managed Services Providers (MSPs). Agility Matrix focuses on delivering a more profitable strategy for designing new network services and expanding the existing ones using a web interface and consumption-based billing model. On last trading day Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) advanced 6.96% to close at $18.14. Its volatility for the week is 5.02% while volatility for the month is 3.44%. CIEN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -31.80%. Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) monthly performance is 18.41%.

On 17 November Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) said it has strengthened its direct order automation technology with the acquisition of iSocket and Shiny Ads. On last trading day the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) advanced 4.92% to close at $14.93. Its volatility for the week is 4.40% while volatility for the month is 4.57%. Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) monthly performance is 18.49%.

Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE:OI) was downgraded by research analysts at Barclays from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a report released on Thursday. Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE:OI) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 96.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $24.86.

On 12 November ZaZa Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:ZAZA) announced results for its third quarter and for the nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter ended September 30, 2014, the Company reported total revenues of $2.7 million, as compared to $1.1 million for the comparable 2013 period, an increase of approximately 144%. Operating costs and expenses for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014 were $6.3 million as compared to $15.2 million in the same 2013 period. On Thursday shares of ZaZa Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:ZAZA) closed at $1.59. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -23.60%

Morning Alert: Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Perion Network (NASDAQ:PERI), Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), the Rubicon Project (NYSE:RUBI)

BMO Capital Markets began coverage on shares of Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) in a report released on Tuesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm issued a market perform rating on the stock. Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) in last trading activity advanced 1.32% to close at $17.60. Company weekly performance is 5.45% while its quarterly performance stands at 6.41%. Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) is -0.85% away from its 52 week high.

In an effort to expand in the African continent, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) is contemplating to establish an office in Kenya “in time”, per a release by Bloomberg. The Wall Street banking giant has a presence in the continent for over 100 years. On last trading day JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) advanced 0.07% to close at $60.34. Its volatility for the week is 1.15% while volatility for the month is 1.17%. JPM’s sales growth for past 5 years was -6.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 40.00%. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) monthly performance is 1.19%.

Perion Network Ltd. (NASDAQ:PERI) on 18 November has announced the launch of the GrowMobile Self-Serve which offers a cross-network, self-serve mobile advertising platform. The service offers an enhanced, do-it-yourself version of the technology built by San Francisco-based GrowMobile which Perion acquired earlier this year. GrowMobile is part of Perion Lightspeed, the new mobile division of Perion. On last trading day Perion Network Ltd. (NASDAQ:PERI) moved down -2.00% to close at $5.39. Its volatility for the week is 5.11% while volatility for the month is 5.60%. PERI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 31.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -46.60%. Perion Network Ltd. (NASDAQ:PERI) monthly performance is 0.56%.

Hasbro, Inc., (NASDAQ:HAS) known as the creator of the beloved Mr. Potato Head, Play-Doh and Connect 4, is releasing a series of online videos and other tools to help children with disabilities effectively engage with toys–and with other children. Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) has 0.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 85.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $58.14.

Rubicon Project Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) a leader in advertising automation with one of the industry’s largest independent real-time trading platforms for the buying and selling of advertising, on 19 November announced that it has been selected by Apple along with several other advertising technology companies including Tapsense, The Trade Desk, MediaMath, GET IT Mobile, Accordant Media, Adelphic, and AdRoll to help power iAd’s adoption of automated advertising for Apple iAd’s 250,000+ mobile developers. On Wednesday shares of the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) closed at $14.55. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 50.00%.