Trader’s Recap: Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM), Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA), Biodel Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOD), LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB)

On Wednesday shares of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) closed at $19.93. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 12.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 13.00%. Applied Materials, Inc. will hold a webcast to discuss its second quarter of fiscal 2015 financial results, along with its business outlook, on Thursday, May 14, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. ET (1:30 p.m. PT).

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) in last trading activity increased 0.25% to close at $24.44. Company weekly performance is -0.04% while its quarterly performance stands at 0.62%. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) is -5.16% away from its 52 week high. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. (NYSE:TSM) was upgraded by Zacks from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday.

On last trading day Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) increased 0.59% to close at $13.63. Its volatility for the week is 1.83% while volatility for the month is 2.08%. AA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.10%. Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) monthly performance is 2.17%. On May 11, 2015, Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) announced that its majority-owned subsidiary, Alcoa of Australia Limited (AofA), will permanently close the Anglesea coal mine and power station on August 31, 2015. The Anglesea power station previously supplied approximately 40 percent of the power needs for the Point Henry smelter, which AofA closed in August 2014. Since that time, the Anglesea power station has been operating as an independent supplier to the National Electricity Market while AofA conducted a sale process for the site.

Biodel Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOD) has 10.21% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 11.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $1.14. On May 06, Biodel Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOD) reported financial results for the second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2015. Biodel reported a net loss of $4.4 million and $9.0 million, or $0.18 and $0.40 per share for the quarter and six month periods ended March 31, 2015, respectively. These results compare to a net loss of $6.2 million and $8.6 million, or $0.29 and $0.41 per share for the quarter and six month periods ended March 31, 2014, respectively.

On last trading day LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) increased 1.13% to close at $104.40. Its volatility for the week is 2.39% while volatility for the month is 2.25%. LYB’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 29.00%. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) monthly performance is 11.90%. On May 8, LyondellBasell (NYSE:LYB) announced that its Supervisory Board has authorized the company’s Management Board to declare an interim dividend of $0.78 per share, representing an 11% increase from the company’s first quarter 2015 dividend. The interim dividend will be paid June 15, 2015 to shareholders of record June 1, 2015, with an ex-dividend date of May 28, 2015.

Best Stocks: Ophthotech Corporation (NASDAQ:OPHT), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM), Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CCO), Entravision Communications (NYSE:EVC), Rentrak (NASDAQ:RENT)

On Wednesday shares of Ophthotech Corporation (NASDAQ:OPHT) closed at $52.78. Ophthotech Corp. (NASDAQ:OPHT) on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $7.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The New York-based company said it had profit of 22 cents per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 67 cents per share.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) in last trading activity advanced 0.25% to close at $24.44. Company weekly performance is -0.04% while its quarterly performance stands at 0.62%. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) is -5.16% away from its 52 week high. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (NYSE:TSMC) reportedly has landed SSD controller chip orders from Apple, in addition to recent orders from Marvell Technology and Phison Electronics, according to industry sources. TSMC will utilize a 28nm process to fabricate the controller chips for Apple, widening TSMC’s market share against rival foundry houses including United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) and Globalfoundries in the segment, said the sources.

On last trading day Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CCO) advanced 1.00% to close at $11.16. Its volatility for the week is 2.07% while volatility for the month is 2.62%. CCO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 58.60%. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CCO) monthly performance is -0.71%. Zacks cut shares of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings (NYSE:CCO) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday.

Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE:EVC) has 2.00% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 77.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $6.45. On 7 May, Entravision Communications Corp. reported first quarter television segment revenue of $39.5 million, a 5% increase over $37.7 million in the same period a year ago. Operating expenses for TV in the quarter were $19.7 million, up 1% from $19.5 million in 1Q 2014.

On last trading day Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ:RENT) advanced 20.84% to close at $61.76. Its volatility for the week is 6.40% while volatility for the month is 4.26%. RENT’s sales growth for past 5 years was -4.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -26.10%. Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ:RENT) monthly performance is 20.09%. Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT) announced revenue results for its fourth fiscal quarter and full year ended March 31, 2015. Total company revenue1 grew to $28.5 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015, a 32 percent increase from $21.6 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.

Fast Moving Stocks: Applied DNA Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:APDN), American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (NYSE:TSM), Potbelly (NASDAQ:PBPB), Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX)

On Friday shares of Applied DNA Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:APDN) closed at $2.46. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 55.20%. Applied DNA Sciences (NASDAQ:APDN) will host a conference call on Tuesday May 12, 2015 at 9:00 AM EDT to discuss its fiscal second quarter results.

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) in last trading activity moved down -0.04% to close at $49.04. Company weekly performance is -0.71% while its quarterly performance stands at 2.06%. American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) is -12.38% away from its 52 week high. After years of delay, the world’s biggest airline is finally using one of the newest passenger jets. American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) began flying the Boeing 787 between Dallas and Chicago on Thursday — a warm-up for the jet’s real role on long international flights. By August, American will be flying 787s from the U.S. to Beijing, Buenos Aires, Shanghai and Tokyo. More routes are in the works, company officials say.

On last trading day Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) increased 0.74% to close at $24.55. Its volatility for the week is 1.15% while volatility for the month is 1.85%. TSM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 20.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 23.10%. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) monthly performance is 4.74%. Zacks upgraded shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. (NYSE:TSM) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Wednesday.

Potbelly Corporation (NASDAQ:PBPB) has 1.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 67.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $14.22. On May 05, Potbelly Corporation (NASDAQ:PBPB) reported financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended March 29, 2015. GAAP net income attributable to Potbelly Corporation was $0.5 million, compared to net loss of $0.3 million during the same fiscal period of 2014.
Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is 3.52%. On last trading day company shares ended up $8.23. Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -3.61%. Clinical-stage vaccine company Novavax Inc (NASDAQ:NVAX) on Thursday reported first-quarter net loss of $24.4 million or $0.10 per share compared with a loss of $13.8 million or $0.07 per share last year.

Worth Watching Stocks: General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), Neogenomics Inc. (NASDAQ:NEO), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM)

On last trading day General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) moved up 0.86% to close at $27.04. Its volatility for the week is 1.66% while volatility for the month is 1.94%. GE’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 8.80%. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) monthly performance is 8.12%. On 1 May, General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) and Canada’s second-largest pension fund agreed to buy a 9,300-kilometer (5,800-mile) U.S. natural gas pipeline system from Morgan Stanley for an undisclosed price.

Neogenomics Inc. (NASDAQ:NEO) in last trading activity increased 5.74% to close at $4.97. Company weekly performance is 9.71% while its quarterly performance stands at 21.81%. Neogenomics Inc. (NASDAQ:NEO) is -18.52% away from its 52 week high. On 28 April, Neogenomics Inc. (NASDAQ:NEO) reported a net loss of $761,000 in the first quarter. In the first quarter of 2014, NeoGenomics had net income of $102,000

On last trading day Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) increased 0.20% to close at $125.26. Its volatility for the week is 2.44% while volatility for the month is 1.93%. AAPL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 33.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 37.80%. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) monthly performance is -0.27%. On 4 May, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) said that, Apple TV will also reportedly include a revamped remote control.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) shares moved down -1.49% in last trading session and ended the day at $14.50. CHK Gross Margin is 91.00% and its return on assets is 3.10%. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) quarterly performance is -30.04%. On 6 May, Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) raised its oil and gas production forecast for the year, even as the second largest U.S. producer of natural gas reported a quarterly loss due to lower commodity prices.

On last trading day Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) fell -0.33% to close at $24.37. Its volatility for the week is 1.09% while volatility for the month is 1.87%. TSM’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.24%. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) monthly performance is 5.04%. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) was upgraded by Zacks from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday.

Why Need to Watch: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM), IGI, Laboratories (NYSEMKT:IG), Patrick Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:PATK), United Continental (NYSE:UAL), Health Care REIT, (NYSE:HCN)

On Monday shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) closed at $24.32. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. On April 30, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) North America has moved its San Jose office to 2851 Junction Avenue, San Jose, Calif., to serve its customers better. TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM), based in Hsinchu, Taiwan is the world’s largest dedicated semiconductor foundry with 2014 revenues topping $25.1 billion. About 69 percent of TSMC’s worldwide sales originate in North America.

IGI, Laboratories, Inc. (NYSEMKT:IG) in last trading activity increased 2.76% to close at $5.22. Company weekly performance is -41.61% while its quarterly performance stands at -47.59%. IGI, Laboratories, Inc. (NYSEMKT:IG) is -56.68% away from its 52 week high. On April 28, IGI Laboratories, Inc. (NYSEMKT:IG), announced it has submitted its second abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of 2015, which brings the Company’s total number of ANDA submissions now pending at the FDA to twenty-four.

On last trading day Patrick Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:PATK) increased 0.94% to close at $60.18. Its volatility for the week is 4.58% while volatility for the month is 3.15%. PATK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 28.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 47.00%. Patrick Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:PATK) monthly performance is -5.92%. On April 30, Patrick Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:PATK) reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 29, 2015. The Company also announced that it has expanded its existing credit facility to $250 million, while extending its maturity to 2020, and declared a 3-for-2 common stock split.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) has 0.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 93.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $60.92. United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) over the past two weekends capped off a decade of supporting the March of Dimes in its mission to provide families across the country with care and valuable information on pregnancy and having healthy babies. Thousands of United employees, friends and family came out to represent the airline and participate in March for Babies walk events across the U.S. And thanks in large part to employee fundraising efforts, the airline flew past its $1.2 million fundraising goal for 2015 and is on track to double that by the end of the campaign.

On Monday shares of Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE:HCN) closed at $72.13. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 47.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 74.70%. Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE:HCN) said Monday that it has agreed to sell its 49% interest in seven life science buildings located at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s University Park, a mixed-use life science campus, in Cambridge, MA.

5 Stocks Under Wall Street’s Radar: Paratek Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PRTK), CafePress Inc. (NASDAQ:PRSS), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), NovaBay Pharmaceuticals (NYSEMKT:NBY)

On Monday shares of Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRTK) closed at $26.35. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -3.70%. Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRTK) late Wednesday announced the pricing of its underwritten public offering of 2.86 million shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $24.50 per share, before underwriting discounts and commissions. The offering is expected to close on May 5.

CafePress Inc. (NASDAQ:PRSS) in last trading activity increased 3.27% to close at $4.11. Company weekly performance is 7.59% while its quarterly performance stands at 92.06%. CafePress Inc. (NASDAQ:PRSS) is -31.39% away from its 52 week high. CafePress Inc. (NASDAQ:PRSS) announced that its Board of Directors approved a stock repurchase program under which it may begin purchasing up to twenty percent of the shares of common stock outstanding or an aggregate of 3.5 million shares of the Company’s common stock, whichever is less, over a period of one-year.

On last trading day Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) fell -1.70% to close at $24.32. Its volatility for the week is 1.35% while volatility for the month is 1.96%. TSM’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.24%. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) monthly performance is 2.66%. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (NYSE:TSM) is aiming for “risk production” of integrated circuits on a 7nm manufacturing process in 2017.

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 $540.78. Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced on Monday that it acquired Timeful Inc., a time management startup, for an undisclosed amount. Timeful’s iOS app uses an algorithm to leverage machine learning, big data and behavioral science to organize user’s electronic calendars.

On last trading day NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:NBY) increased 2.94% to close at $0.65. Its volatility for the week is 4.93% while volatility for the month is 9.32%. NBY’s sales growth for past 5 years was -41.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -35.60%. NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:NBY) monthly performance is -11.19%. NovaBay® Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NBY) on 1 May, announced receipt of a letter from NYSE MKT LLC (“NYSE MKT” or the “Exchange”) on April 28, 2015, stating that its stockholders equity, as of December 31, 2014, is below the minimum requirements of Sections 1003(a)(ii) and (iii) of the NYSE MKT Company Guide (the “Company Guide”). In order to maintain its listing, NovaBay Pharmaceuticals must submit a plan of compliance by May 28, 2015, addressing how it intends to regain compliance with Section(s) 1003(a)(ii)-(iii) of the Company Guide within 18 months, or by November 28, 2016.

Top Wall Street Stories: Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY), Natuzzi SpA (NYSE:NTZ), Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:TSL), Beazer Homes (NYSE:BZH), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM)

On Friday shares of Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) closed at $32.01. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 7.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.00%. On May 1, Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) reported first-quarter net income of $101 million. On a per-share basis, the Federal Way, Washington-based company said it had net income of 17 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 19 cents per share.

Natuzzi SpA (NYSE:NTZ) in last trading activity increased 30.77% to close at $2.55. Company weekly performance is 50.89% while its quarterly performance stands at 48.26%. Natuzzi SpA (NYSE:NTZ) is -20.81% away from its 52 week high. On April 30, Natuzzi SpA (NYSE:NTZ) announced that it filed with the SEC its annual report on Form 20-F (the “20-F”) for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.

On Friday shares of Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:TSL) closed at $12.49. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 22.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 35.00%. On April 28, it was reported that, Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:TSL) will develop a distributed generation PV project of up to 300 MW in China’s Anhui Province as the leading solar company expands its DG activities across the country.

Beazer Homes USA Inc. (NYSE:BZH) has 3.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 86.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $18.05. Zacks reissued their strong sell rating on shares of Beazer Homes USA Inc (NYSE:BZH) in a research note released on Friday morning.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) in last trading activity moved up 1.23% to close at $24.74. Company weekly performance is -0.68% while its quarterly performance stands at 8.94%. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) is -4.00% away from its 52 week high. On May 1, TSMC Solar Ltd, which was founded in 2009 as a subsidiary of the world’s biggest silicon wafer foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Inc (NYSE:TSM), said that its latest commercial-sized (1.09m2) copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS) champion C2 module has achieved record total area efficiency of 16.5%, as confirmed by testing firm TUV SUD. This improves on TSMC Solar’s previous record of 15.7% set in mid-2013, as well as the latest record of 16% announced by Manz AG of Reutlingen, Germany just earlier this week. TSMC Solar’s latest record module was produced using the equipment and materials at its manufacturing facility in Taichung, Taiwan.

Morning Alert: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM), Grifols, S.A. (NASDAQ:GRFS), Steiner Leisure (NASDAQ:STNR), The Hartford Financial Services (NYSE:HIG), Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT)

On Monday shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) closed at $25.41. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. TSMC Solar Ltd. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, Inc. (NYSE: TSM), announced confirmation by TUV SUD that its latest commercial-sized (1.09 m2) CIGS champion C2 module has achieved 16.5% module total area efficiency. This improves on TSMC Solar’s previous record of 15.7% set in 2013. The module was produced using the current manufacturing equipment and materials at the company’s manufacturing facility in Taichung, Taiwan.

Grifols, S.A. (NASDAQ:GRFS) in last trading activity moved down -3.33% to close at $32.77. Company weekly performance is -2.56% while its quarterly performance stands at -6.05%. Grifols, S.A. (NASDAQ:GRFS) is -29.13% away from its 52 week high. Grifols SA, Barcelona (NASDAQ:GRFS) has received a “BB+” credit rating from analysts at Morningstar. The firm’s “BB+” rating indicates that the company is an above-average default risk. They also gave their stock a four star rating.

On last trading day Steiner Leisure Ltd. (NASDAQ:STNR) moved down -0.18% to close at $48.66. Its volatility for the week is 2.40% while volatility for the month is 2.01%. STNR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -44.90%. Steiner Leisure Ltd. (NASDAQ:STNR) monthly performance is 2.38%. Steiner Leisure Limited (NASDAQ:STNR), announced that it will release its First Quarter 2015 earnings on Wednesday, April 29th after market close. The Company will conduct a conference call the following day, Thursday, April 30th at 11:00 am ET to discuss its quarterly results.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 92.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $41.40. The Hartford (NYSE:HIG) reported first-quarter net income of $467 million, down 6% from $495 million in first quarter 2014, due principally to the $49 million decrease in core earnings that was largely offset by a $36 million reduction in net realized capital losses, after-tax and deferred acquisition costs, excluded from core earnings compared with first quarter 2014.

On last trading day Collectors Universe Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT) moved down -1.18% to close at $22.69. Its volatility for the week is 1.22% while volatility for the month is 1.57%. CLCT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 47.30%. Collectors Universe Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT) monthly performance is -1.26%. On April 23, Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT), announced that, pursuant to its previously adopted dividend policy, the Board of Directors has declared the Company’s quarterly cash dividend of $0.35 per share of common stock for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015. The cash dividend will be paid on May 29, 2015 to stockholders of record on May 15, 2015.

Best Stocks: PulteGroup (NYSE:PHM), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM), SunEdison (NYSE:SUNE), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras (NYSE:PBR), Planar Systems (NASDAQ:PLNR)

On Thursday shares of PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) closed at $19.97. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 7.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.43%. PulteGroup Inc. (NYSE:PHM) slid after reporting profit that missed analyst estimates. First-quarter net income fell to $55 million, or 15 cents a share, from $74.8 million, or 19 cents, a year earlier, the Atlanta-based company said in a statement Thursday. The average of 14 analyst estimates was for earnings of 20 cents a share, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

On Thursday shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) closed at $24.30. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday.

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) in last trading activity increased 0.84% to close at $27.50. Company weekly performance is 1.59% while its quarterly performance stands at 43.15%. SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) is -0.07% away from its 52 week high. SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) has named Jose Perez as president of SunEdison Europe, Africa and Latin America — replacing Pancho Perez, who will join SunEdison Capital in a new position. Ahmad Chatila, CEO and president of SunEdison, said: “Our organization benefits greatly from the expertise of our senior leaders. “I asked Jose to lead our Europe, Africa and Latin America business because he is a proven leader with a clear vision of how he wants to grow our business. I have full confidence in his ability to accomplish our goals in the region.”

On last trading day Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) increased 5.26% to close at $9.40. Its volatility for the week is 6.27% while volatility for the month is 5.68%. PBR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -17.10%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) monthly performance is 59.86%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) will consider “any opportunity” to raise cash at a competitive cost in debt markets as early as this year but sees “zero” chance of issuing new shares, Chief Financial Officer Ivan Monteiro said Thursday.

On last trading day Planar Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:PLNR) advanced 1.48% to close at $6.16. Its volatility for the week is 7.75% while volatility for the month is 5.35%. PLNR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 24.10%. Planar Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:PLNR) monthly performance is -1.60%. Planar Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLNR) will hold a conference call on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time (2:00 p.m. Pacific time) to discuss its financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended March 27, 2015. Financial results will be issued in a press release prior to the call.

Investors Watch List: OncoMed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:OMED), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX), A. H. Belo (NYSE:AHC)

On Wednesday shares of OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMED) closed at $27.45. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 22.40%. OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMED) announced that it entered into an agreement with Eli Lilly and Company LLY for pipeline candidate demcizumab.OncoMed is evaluating demcizumab in combination with Eli Lilly’s Alimta and carboplatin for the treatment of first-line advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

On last trading day Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) advanced 1.42% to close at $23.51. Its volatility for the week is 1.94% while volatility for the month is 1.93%. TSM’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.44%. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) monthly performance is -3.17%. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (NYSE:TSM) reported a 65 percent rise in its net profit for the first quarter. TSMC’s quarterly net profit surged to 78.99 billion New Taiwan dollars (US$2.53 billion), versus a year-ago profit of NT$47.87 billion. Analysts were expecting a profit of T$77.8 billion. Its revenue jumped 50 percent to NT$222.03 billion.

On Wednesday shares of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) closed at $32.83. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 9.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 8.25%. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) said demand for machines that run data centers is helping keep second- quarter sales in line with analysts’ estimates. Second-quarter revenue will be $13.2 billion, plus or minus $500 million, the company said Tuesday in a statement. That compares with average analysts’ projections of $13.5 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) has 0.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 59.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $13.58. Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX) is looking to restart a furnace at its facility in Sebree, Kentucky, USA, that has been idle since 2002. The Chicago-based company has filed an application with the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection’s Division for Air Quality to update its permit to allow the restart of a remelt furnace at the Sebree facility, according to an agency representative.

On last trading day A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE:AHC) decreased -0.25% to close at $7.96. Its volatility for the week is 1.75% while volatility for the month is 2.35%. AHC’s sales growth for past 5 years was -12.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 22.20%. A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE:AHC) monthly performance is -1.00%. A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced that it will release first quarter 2015 financial results on Monday, April 27, 2015, after the market closes. A conference call will follow on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. CDT to discuss financial results.