Morning Alert: Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ:PACB), Dunkin’ Brands Group (NASDAQ:DNKN), Strategic Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:BEE), AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX), PartnerRe (NYSE:PRE)

On Monday shares of Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) closed at $6.01. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 260.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 30.00%. William Blair upgraded shares of Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ:PACB) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports.

On last trading day Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) moved down -0.84% to close at $51.99. Its volatility for the week is 1.97% while volatility for the month is 1.78%. DNKN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 41.60%. Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) monthly performance is 9.87%. In honor of the birth of the Royal Baby, Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) is giving its fans the royal treatment with a special Twitter sweepstakes for the chance to win a trip for two to London, England. Beginning today and continuing tomorrow, Dunkin’ Donuts is asking followers of @DunkinDonuts to share who in their life deserves to be treated like royalty. Everyone who tweets an answer using the special hashtag #DDRoyalTreatment will be entered to win one of five $50 mGift prizes. One grand prize winner will receive a four-day, three-night trip for two to London, complete with airfare, hotel accommodations and $500 cash.

On Monday shares of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:BEE) closed at $11.99. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.25%. Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:BEE) reported net income for the first quarter of $15.8 million or $0.04 per share, compared with $217.2 million or $0.97 per share for the year-ago quarter.

AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCX) in last trading activity increased 4.88% to close at $80.02. Company weekly performance is 5.62% while its quarterly performance stands at 19.08%. AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCX) is 2.87% away from its 52 week high. AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCX) reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. First quarter net revenues increased $144 million, or 27.5%, to $669 million over the first quarter of 2014, led by 25.4% growth at National Networks and 38.9% growth at International and Other versus the prior year period.

On last trading day PartnerRe Ltd. (NYSE:PRE) fell -1.07% to close at $126.93. Its volatility for the week is 0.90% while volatility for the month is 1.47%. PRE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -3.70%. PartnerRe Ltd. (NYSE:PRE) monthly performance is 10.73%. PartnerRe Ltd. (NYSE:PRE) rejected an offer from Italian investment company Exor, saying it will go ahead with its combination with competitor Axis Capital.

Investors Alert: Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE:CVC), Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ:PACB), CTC Media, Inc (NASDAQ:CTCM), Arena Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ARNA), Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU)

On Friday shares of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE:CVC) closed at $20.15. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 2.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -1.05%. Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE:CVC) has unveiled a new internet-focused Optimum product targeting the ‘cord cutter’ and ‘cord never’ generation of consumers.

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) in last trading activity decreased -2.37% to close at $5.76. Company weekly performance is -6.34% while its quarterly performance stands at -26.90%. Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) is -34.40% away from its 52 week high. Pacific Biosciences of California Inc (NASDAQ:PACB) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss its First Quarter 2015 Financial Results on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at 4:30pm Eastern Time.

On last trading day CTC Media, Inc (NASDAQ:CTCM) decreased -4.07% to close at $4.24. Its volatility for the week is 3.80% while volatility for the month is 4.30%. CTCM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 1.50%. CTC Media, Inc (NASDAQ:CTCM) monthly performance is 8.44%. CTC Media Inc. (NASDAQ:CTCM) on 22 April, announced a partnership with Wildberries, one of the largest online retailers in Russia. The partnership will expand sales of CTC Media’s “Sweet Me” women’s clothing brand, which was initially launched in April 2014.

On Friday shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) closed at $4.49. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 28.90%. Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) and Eisai announced Friday the completion of two Phase 1 registrational clinical trials that demonstrate the bioequivalence of an investigational once-daily extended release form of lorcaserin — a weight-loss treatment — as compared to the twice-daily immediate release formulation of Belviq, approved by the FDA.

Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) in last trading activity increased 2.18% to close at $216.90. Company weekly performance is 4.34% while its quarterly performance stands at -7.04%. Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) is -13.93% away from its 52 week high. Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) is set to make some major strategic adjustments in its global expansion. The company is looking to expand in non-western markets for its global foray. The company has also withdrawn from the Japanese market.

Moving Stocks: Spark Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE), Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ:PACB), Baidu Inc (NASDAQ:BIDU), ASA Gold and Precious Metals (NYSE:ASA), Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX)

On Wednesday shares of Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE) closed at $13.98. Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus downgraded shares of Spark Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) in last trading activity advanced 7.33% to close at $6.44. Company weekly performance is 9.34% while its quarterly performance stands at -20.20%. Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) is -26.65% away from its 52 week high. Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss its First Quarter 2015 Financial Results on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at 4:30pm Eastern Time.

On last trading day Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) fell -1.47% to close at $210.77. Its volatility for the week is 2.35% while volatility for the month is 2.23%. BIDU’s sales growth for past 5 years was 61.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 48.40%. Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) monthly performance is 2.66%. On April 10, Baidu, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) declared that it will report its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015, after the U.S. market closes on April 29, 2015. Baidu’s administration will hold an earnings conference call at 8:00 PM on April 29, 2015, U.S. Eastern Time (8:00 AM on April 30, 2015, Beijing/Hong Kong Time).

ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE:ASA) has 20.47% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 47.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $10.68. ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE:ASA) declared a distribution of $0.02 per common share of the Company. The distribution is payable on May 27, 2015 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 13, 2015.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has 0.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 88.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $87.06. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) announced its intention to release its first quarter earnings on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 after the market closes and will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss first quarter results on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (7:30 a.m. Central Time).

Moving Stocks: Spark Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE), Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ:PACB), Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU), FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE), Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX)

On Wednesday shares of Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE) closed at $13.98. Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus downgraded shares of Spark Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) in last trading activity advanced 7.33% to close at $6.44. Company weekly performance is 9.34% while its quarterly performance stands at -20.20%. Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) is -26.65% away from its 52 week high. Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss its First Quarter 2015 Financial Results on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at 4:30pm Eastern Time.

On last trading day Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) fell -1.47% to close at $210.77. Its volatility for the week is 2.35% while volatility for the month is 2.23%. BIDU’s sales growth for past 5 years was 61.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 48.40%. Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) monthly performance is 2.66%. On April 10, Baidu, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) declared that it will report its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015, after the U.S. market closes on April 29, 2015. Baidu’s administration will hold an earnings conference call at 8:00 PM on April 29, 2015, U.S. Eastern Time (8:00 AM on April 30, 2015, Beijing/Hong Kong Time).

On last trading day FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) increased 2.11% to close at $42.64. Its volatility for the week is 3.37% while volatility for the month is 3.56%. FEYE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 205.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -17.10%. FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) monthly performance is 0.64%. On April 12, FireEye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE) claimed in its report that the state-sponsored hackers dubbed “APT30” have been targeting governments, companies and journalists across Southeast Asia for over a decade to gather intelligence on regional political, economic and military issues.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has 0.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 88.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $87.06. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) announced its intention to release its first quarter earnings on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 after the market closes and will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss first quarter results on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (7:30 a.m. Central Time).

Morning Buzz: Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SPPI), Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ:PACB), Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Yingli Green Energy Holding (NYSE:YGE), Sony (NYSE:SNE)

On Tuesday shares of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPPI) closed at $5.89. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 37.50%. Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPPI) on March 30, 2015, declared results of a clinical study of the stability of Captisol-enabled Melphalan as compared to the presently marketed, propylene glycol-containing melphalan formulation entitled, Solution Stability of Captisol-enabled Melphalan vs Marketed Melphalan Products.

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) in last trading activity increased 0.34% to close at $5.87. Company weekly performance is -5.32% while its quarterly performance stands at -24.16%. Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) is -33.14% away from its 52 week high. Stock analysts at Stephens began coverage on shares of Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ:PACB) in a report. The firm set an “equal weight” rating on the stock.

On Tuesday shares of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) closed at $58.31. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 14.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 17.00%. Comcast Business announced a major proactive expansion of its advanced network across the Denver metro area, providing local businesses with access to new high-speed Internet and fiber optic Ethernet service options. The fiber-based Ethernet network is capable of delivering speeds up to 10 Gigabits-per-second (Gbps).

Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE:YGE) in last trading activity moved up 2.69% to close at $1.91. Company weekly performance is 1.60% while its quarterly performance stands at -16.23%. Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE:YGE) is -58.92% away from its 52 week high. Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE:YGE) announced that it has supplied 15.5 megawatts (MW) of solar panels to Marina Energy, a PV project developer and engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) provider that is wholly-owned by South Jersey Industries (NYSE: SJI), a holding company for several New Jersey -based energy and energy services providers.

On last trading day Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) fell -1.29% to close at $28.97. Its volatility for the week is 1.27% while volatility for the month is 1.15%. SNE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -4.70%. Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) monthly performance is 5.31%. Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) said that it would spend an extra 45 billion yen ($376 million) in the fiscal year that started this month to further boost output of imaging sensors, increasing its focus on a business that has become one of its strongest as its TV and mobile operations struggle.

Investors Alert: Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ:PACB), National Bank of Greece (NYSE:NBG), Books-A-Million(NASDAQ:BAMM), Heartware International (NASDAQ:HTWR), Nymox Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:NYMX)

On Wednesday shares of Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) closed at $5.94. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 260.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 30.00%. On March 23, Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) announced that the company has launched a Certified Service Provider (CSP) program and added new informatics partners to meet the increasing demand for Single Molecule, Real-Time (SMRT®) Sequencing and data analysis worldwide.

National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) in last trading activity fell -3.12% to close at $1.24. Company weekly performance is -8.82% while its quarterly performance stands at -30.73%. National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) is -78.58% away from its 52 week high. On 23 March 2015, National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) unveiled changes to its top management, after the lender’s chairman and chief executive officer resigned. Ex-Labor Minister Louka Katseli was named chairman, succeeding George Zanias.

On last trading day Books-A-Million Inc. (NASDAQ:BAMM) increased 0.73% to close at $2.76. Its volatility for the week is 3.76% while volatility for the month is 2.29%. BAMM’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -22.50%. Books-A-Million Inc. (NASDAQ:BAMM) monthly performance is 5.34%. Books-A-Million, Inc. (NASDAQ:BAMM) on 23 March 2015, announced financial results for the 13-week and 52-week periods ended January 31, 2015. Revenues for the 13-week period ended January 31, 2015 increased 1.8% to $160.8 million, compared with revenues of $158.0 million in the 13-week period ended February 1, 2014.

Heartware International Inc. (NASDAQ:HTWR) has 0.70% insider ownership. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $87.23. TheStreet upgraded shares of HeartWare International (NASDAQ:HTWR) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on 26 March 2015.

On last trading day Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (NASDAQ:NYMX) increased 49.64% to close at $1.26. Its volatility for the week is 27.77% while volatility for the month is 18.76%. NYMX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 53.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 1.40%. Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (NASDAQ:NYMX) monthly performance is 99.52%.Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (NASDAQ:NYMX) announced that the Company is undertaking further analyses of its pivotal U.S. Phase 3 studies of NX-1207 for prostate enlargement (BPH). This will include new long-term data from Studies NX02-0017 and NX02-0018. The Company expects to provide these new pivotal Phase 3 study results in Q2 or early Q3 this year.

Investors Are Watching: Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras (NYSE:PBR), Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ:PACB), JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU), Vodafone Group (NASDAQ:VOD), Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ:MDRX)

On Friday shares of Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) closed at $5.70. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 7.15%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) at the center of Brazil’s biggest corruption scandal, agreed to sell oil and natural gas fields in southern Argentina to billionaire Eduardo Eurnekian’s Corporacion America, two people with knowledge of the deal said. The sale, the first divestment since a management overhaul at Petrobras last month, was approved by the Rio de Janeiro-based company this month, the people said, asking not to be named before an announcement is made as early as Monday.

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) in last trading activity increased 3.14% to close at $5.59. Company weekly performance is -0.71% while its quarterly performance stands at -25.07%. Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) is -36.33% away from its 52 week high. On March 23, Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) announced that the company has launched a Certified Service Provider (CSP) program and added new informatics partners to meet the increasing demand for Single Molecule, Real-Time (SMRT®) Sequencing and data analysis worldwide.

On last trading day JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) increased 4.10% to close at $19.28. Its volatility for the week is 3.06% while volatility for the month is 2.73%. JBLU’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 41.00%. JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) monthly performance is 11.12%. A JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) pilot whose erratic behavior forced the diversion of a flight from New York to Las Vegas in 2012 sued the airline for $14.9 million, claiming it shouldn’t have allowed him to fly. Clayton Osbon, 52, filed his suit three days after the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, which has raised concerns about pilots’ mentally stability.

Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD) in last trading activity advanced 0.78% to close at $33.46. Company weekly performance is -1.47% while its quarterly performance stands at -3.43%. Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD) is -9.57% away from its 52 week high. Deutsche Bank restated their buy rating on shares of Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD) in a research note issued to investors on Friday.

On last trading day Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDRX) increased 0.51% to close at $11.83. Its volatility for the week is 2.85% while volatility for the month is 2.85%. MDRX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 14.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -23.60%. Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDRX) monthly performance is -7.22%. On March 25, Extending its relationship with Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:MDRX), U.S.-based Drexel University College of Medicine renewed its contract to use Allscripts TouchWorks EHR as its core Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution. Under this extended contract, Drexel has also added Allscripts FollowMyHealth as its patient engagement platform. With the renewal of this relationship that began in 2004, Drexel intends to leverage new and innovative EHR solutions from Allscripts to help meet Meaningful Use requirements, support its mission of education and research, and continue to deliver high quality patient care for the communities it serves.

Market Alert: MacroGenics (NASDAQ:MGNX), Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ:PACB), Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR), Luxottica (NYSE:LUX), Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK)

MacroGenics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGNX), announced that Scott Koenig, M.D., Ph.D., President and CEO presented at the Leerink Global Healthcare Conference in New York, NY on Thursday, February 12, 2015. On Tuesday shares of MacroGenics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGNX) closed at $36.55.

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) in last trading activity moved down -0.72% to close at $6.91. Company weekly performance is 1.32% while its quarterly performance stands at -0.29%. Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) is -21.30% away from its 52 week high.

On 12 February, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) reported traffic volumes for January 2015. G&W’s traffic in January 2015 was 167,349 carloads, an increase of 10,765 carloads, or 6.9%, compared with January 2014. On last trading day Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) moved down -1.25% to close at $93.73. Its volatility for the week is 3.56% while volatility for the month is 2.47%. GWR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 24.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 24.40%. Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) monthly performance is 13.65%.

Luxottica Group SpA (NYSE:LUX) has earned a “BBB” credit rating from analysts at Morningstar. The investment research firm’s “BBB” rating suggests that the company is a moderate default risk. They also gave their stock a one star rating. Luxottica Group SpA (NYSE:LUX) institutional ownership stands at 1.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $59.08.

Jack in the Box (NASDAQ: JACK) reported Q1 EPS of $0.93, $0.06 better than the analyst estimate of $0.87. Revenue for the quarter came in at $468.62 million versus the consensus estimate of $459.8 million. Jack in the Box sees FY2015 EPS of $2.85-$2.97, versus the consensus of $2.84.On last trading day Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) moved up 1.19% to close at $88.16. Its volatility for the week is 3.13% while volatility for the month is 2.62%. JACK’s sales growth for past 5 years was -9.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -0.10%. Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) monthly performance is 6.69%.

Watch 5 Stocks: WisdomTree Investments (NASDAQ:WETF), KB Home (NYSE:KBH), Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ:PACB), StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS), Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ:GBDC)

WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF) reported net income of $9.6 million or $0.07 per diluted EPS in the fourth quarter. Pre-tax income was $16.7 million in the fourth quarter, an increase of 1.2% from the fourth quarter of 2013 and down 17.7% from the third quarter of 2014. Included in the quarter was a loss of $1.9 million, or $0.01 per diluted EPS, associated with the Company’s European listed ETP business, which was acquired in April 2014. Pre-tax income is comparable to previous periods since the Company did not record income tax expense prior to 2014. On Friday shares of WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF) closed at $18.37. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 46.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 23.17%.

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) announced the opening of its Egrets Cove community in Jacksonville, where homebuyers have their choice of eight customizable floor plans and the opportunity to live in the popular Intracoastal area just minutes from local beaches and employers. KB Home (NYSE:KBH) in last trading activity increased 3.13% to close at $13.52. Company weekly performance is 8.77% while its quarterly performance stands at -14.10%. KB Home (NYSE:KBH) is -34.49% away from its 52 week high.

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) saw its loss widen to $18.98 million, or $0.26 a share for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014. In the previous year period, the company reported a loss of $17.23 million, or $0.26 a share. On last trading day Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) decreased -3.55% to close at $6.80. Its volatility for the week is 9.32% while volatility for the month is 6.49%. PACB’s sales growth for past 5 years was 99.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -7.70%. Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) monthly performance is -11.46%.

Zacks upgraded shares of StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) from an underperform rating to a neutral rating in a research report released on Friday morning. Zacks currently has $5.50 price objective on the stock. StealthGas, Inc. (NASDAQ:GASS) has 7.23% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 59.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $5.41.

Golub Capital BDC, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBDC) on Friday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $15.2 million. The Chicago-based company said it had net income of 32 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for investment gains, came to 31 cents per share. On Friday shares of Golub Capital BDC, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBDC) closed at $17.80. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 26.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 6.90%.

Biotech Top Losers: Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN), Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ:PACB), Celldex Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CLDX), Enanta Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ENTA)

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) reported Total revenues of $7.3 billion were no comparison to the year-ago figure of $3.1 billion. Quarterly revenues were above the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $6.7 billion. Full-year 2014 revenues increased 122.2% to $24.9 billion, topping the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $24.3 billion. Earnings (including stock-based compensation expenses) increased to $7.91 per share, way above $1.93 per share in the year-ago period. Earnings were also above the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $7.72 per share. On Wednesday shares of Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) closed at $98.43. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 16.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 33.42%.

Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN) CFO Mary Kay Fenton sold 13,125 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, January 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.00, for a total transaction of $210,000.00. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) in last trading activity decreased -16.90% to close at $12.05. Company weekly performance is -18.64% while its quarterly performance stands at -0.58%. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) is -28.57% away from its 52 week high.

Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) on Tuesday reported a loss of $19 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Menlo Park, California-based company said it had a loss of 26 cents. The maker of genetic analysis technology posted revenue of $16.9 million in the period. On last trading day Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) decreased -18.25% to close at $6.81. Its volatility for the week is 7.73% while volatility for the month is 6.30%. PACB’s sales growth for past 5 years was 99.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -7.70%. Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) monthly performance is -12.02%.

Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLDX) and Bristol Myers-Squibb (BMY) on 29 January announced the initiation of a Phase 1/2 dose escalation and cohort expansion study examining the investigational combination of varlilumab, Celldex’s CD27 targeting investigational immune-activating antibody and Bristol-Myers Squibb’s immunotherapy Opdivo (nivolumab). Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLDX) has 0.28% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 91.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $19.12.

Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTA), on 2 February announced topline Phase 3 results from the GIFT-1 study, AbbVie’s investigational, all-oral, ribavirin-free, two direct-acting antiviral treatment with ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir (OBT/PTV/r) in patients with genotype 1b (GT1b) chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in Japan. On last trading day Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTA) decreased -8.06% to close at $36.03. Its volatility for the week is 6.76% while volatility for the month is 5.19%. Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTA) monthly performance is -27.82%.