Why Making Dramatic Moves: Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT), Cree (NASDAQ:CREE), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), Inter Parfums Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAR), Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY)

On Monday shares of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) closed at $20.19. 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 (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Thursday reported its highest quarterly revenue for the past three years and a 33% jump in sales for the Energy and Environmental Solutions (EES) division.

Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE) in last trading activity advanced 5.82% to close at $31.48. Company weekly performance is 0.19% while its quarterly performance stands at -17.03%. Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE) is -40.97% away from its 52 week high. Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE) announced that Cree’s wholly owned Power and RF subsidiary has submitted a draft registration statement on a confidential basis to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a potential initial public offering of the subsidiary’s Class A common stock.

On last trading day Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) moved down -0.03% to close at $33.98. Its volatility for the week is 0.71% while volatility for the month is 1.27%. PFE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.10%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) monthly performance is -2.22%. On 14 May, Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced that it has received a request for additional information from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission or “FTC” with respect to its previously announced proposed acquisition of Hospira Inc. (HSP).

Inter Parfums Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAR) has 0.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 53.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $33.14. Piper Jaffray restated their neutral rating on shares of Inter Parfums (NASDAQ:IPAR) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday.

On last trading day Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) decreased -0.83% to close at $32.07. Its volatility for the week is 1.36% while volatility for the month is 1.52%. WY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 28.50%. Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) monthly performance is 1.65%. It was reported on 6 May, that Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) has nearly doubled the acreage of its holdings that will only be available to hunters and other recreational users under paid leases and permits this year.

Investors Watch List: Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW), Sanchez Production Partners LP (NYSEMKT:SPP), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), ResMed Inc. (NYSE:RMD), Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX)

On Friday shares of Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) closed at $21.29. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 12.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 6.70%. Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) declared that on May 5, 2015 it priced $375 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes that mature on May 8, 2018 at a coupon of 1.500% and $375 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes that mature on May 15, 2022 at a coupon of 2.900%. Subject to customary closing conditions, the sales are predictable to close on May 8, 2015. The net proceeds of the offerings will be used for general corporate purposes.

Sanchez Production Partners LP (NYSEMKT:SPP) in last trading activity decreased -7.11% to close at $1.96. Company weekly performance is -12.50% while its quarterly performance stands at 44.12%. Sanchez Production Partners LP (NYSEMKT:SPP) is -53.66% away from its 52 week high. Texas, US-based energy partnership Sanchez Production Partners (NYSEMKT:SPP) announced Friday its first quarter performance for 2015. The partnership produced 324 million barrels of oil equivalent during the three month period ending March 31, 2015 and reported a net daily production of 3,596 barrels of oil equivalent per day. This is a 13 percent decrease compared to the same period in 2014 and an 11 percent decrease compared to the prior quarter.

On last trading day Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) moved up 0.15% to close at $33.99. Its volatility for the week is 0.80% while volatility for the month is 1.29%. PFE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.10%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) monthly performance is -2.61%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on 14 May, announced that it has received a request for additional information from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission with respect to its previously announced proposed acquisition of Hospira.

ResMed Inc. (NYSE:RMD) has 0.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 54.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $56.20. Stock analysts at Jefferies Group set a $52.00 price target on shares of ResMed Inc. (NYSE:RMD) stock in a report issued on Thursday. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the stock.

Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX) in last trading activity fell -1.04% to close at $8.54. Company weekly performance is 3.77% while its quarterly performance stands at -2.95%. Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX) is -14.17% away from its 52 week high. Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX) on May 07, 2015, declared its financial results for the first quarter 2015. Novavax reported a net loss of $24.4 million, or $0.10 per share, for the first quarter of 2015, compared to a net loss of $13.8 million, or $0.07 per share, for the first quarter of 2014. Novavax revenue in the first quarter of 2015 increased 32% to $9.9 million, compared to $7.5 million for the same period in 2014.

Best Stocks: Albany Molecular Research Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRI), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS), International Paper Company (NYSE:IP), Tenet Healthcare (NYSE:THC)

On Friday shares of Albany Molecular Research Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRI) closed at $19.34. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 7.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 17.70%. Albany Molecular Research Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRI)’s William S. Marth, President and Chief Executive Officer, presented at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Health Care Conference on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 4:20 p.m. ET.

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) in last trading activity increased 0.15% to close at $33.99. Company weekly performance is -0.09% while its quarterly performance stands at -1.06%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) is -3.54% away from its 52 week high. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) is cooperating with the DNA robot laboratory managed by Prof. Ido Bachelet at Bar-Ilan University. Bachelet has developed a method of producing innovative DNA molecules with characteristics that can be used to “program” them to reach specific locations in the body and carry out pre-programmed operations there in response to stimulation from the body. This cooperation was revealed in a lecture by Pfizer president of worldwide research and development (WRD), portfolio strategy and investment committee chairman, and executive VP Mikael Dolstein at the IATI Biomed Conference in Tel Aviv being concluded today.

On last trading day Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) moved down -1.11% to close at $50.97. Its volatility for the week is 2.00% while volatility for the month is 2.40%. LVS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 26.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 44.50%. Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) monthly performance is -9.34%. Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) had its target price decreased by Barclays from $59.00 to $55.00 in a research note released on Friday morning. They currently have an overweightrating on the stock.

International Paper Company (NYSE:IP) has 0.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 85.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $53.27. International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.40 per share for the period till June 30, 2015, inclusive, on its common stock, par value $1.00. This dividend is payable on June 15, 2015, to holders of record at the close of business on May 26, 2015.

On last trading day Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:THC) moved down -0.39% to close at $48.45. Its volatility for the week is 1.85% while volatility for the month is 2.82%. THC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 14.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -27.70%. Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:THC) monthly performance is -4.72%. Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC) will participate in the UBS Global Healthcare Conference in New York on Monday, May 18, 2015. Trevor Fetter, chairman and chief executive officer, and Daniel Cancelmi, chief financial officer, will speak at the conference at approximately 9:00 a.m. EDT (8:00 a.m. CDT).

Active Stocks to Watch : Otonomy (NASDAQ:OTIC), Galapagos NV (NASDAQ:GLPG), Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC (NYSE:MIC), Sinovac Biotech (NASDAQ:SVA), Pfizer (NYSE:PFE)

On Thursday shares of Otonomy, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTIC) closed at $31.95. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 22.30%. On May 12, Otonomy, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTIC) reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. Cash, cash equivalents, and short-term investments totaled $223.6 million as of March 31, 2015, compared with $156.0 million as of December 31, 2014. This includes proceeds from the January 2015 follow-on public offering totaling approximately $80.0 million, net of underwriting discounts, commissions and offering-related transaction costs.

Galapagos NV (NASDAQ:GLPG) in last trading activity increased 20.10% to close at $50.50. Galapagos NV (NASDAQ:GLPG) a venture capital-backed biotech developing two drug candidates with AbbVie Inc., surpassed sweetened terms on Wednesday to rake in $275 million through its U.S. initial public offering and a concurrent private offering in Europe.

On last trading day Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC (NYSE:MIC) increased 1.40% to close at $83.51. Its volatility for the week is 1.81% while volatility for the month is 1.73%. MIC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 54.30%. Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC (NYSE:MIC) monthly performance is -0.18%. On May 08, Macquarie Infrastructure Company (NYSE:MIC) announced that its International-Matex Tank Terminals (“IMTT”) business has received binding commitments from lenders for the refinancing of the business’ existing credit facilities. The refinancing is expected to close and fund on or about May 21 subject only to satisfaction of customary conditions precedent. New debt package comprises: $600 million senior notes; $509 million of tax exempt bonds; and $600 million undrawn revolving credit facility.

On Thursday shares of Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ:SVA) closed at $5.61. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 9.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.00%. Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ:SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, reported that its net loss attributable to common shareholders for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 was $2.3 million or $0.04 per share, compared to net income of $4,000 or break even per share in the first quarter of 2014.

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) in last trading activity increased 1.22% to close at $33.94. Company weekly performance is 1.07% while its quarterly performance stands at -1.86%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) is -3.68% away from its 52 week high. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced that it has received a request for additional information from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) with respect to its previously announced proposed acquisition of Hospira. The request for information from the FTC, often referred to as a “second request,” was anticipated as part of the regulatory process under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (“HSR Act”).

Hot Alert: Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE:BTU), Sientra (NASDAQ:SIEN), Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA)

On Thursday shares of Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE:BTU) closed at $4.42. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.00%. Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE:BTU) promoted Allen Capdeboscq to senior vice president–corporate development. In this job, Capdeboscq will focus on transactions involving divestitures, noncore asset sales, joint ventures, minority interests, mergers and acquisitions.

Sientra, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIEN) in last trading activity increased 17.64% to close at $20.61. Company weekly performance is 20.60% while its quarterly performance stands at 32.80%. Sientra, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIEN) is -6.32% away from its 52 week high. Zacks upgraded shares of Sientra Inc. (NASDAQ:SIEN) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on 7 May.

On last trading day Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) fell -3.69% to close at $25.33. Its volatility for the week is 2.35% while volatility for the month is 2.41%. FINL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 13.10%. Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) monthly performance is 1.24%. The Finish Line, Inc (NASDAQ:FINL) has teamed up with renowned hip-hop artist and longtime Reebok Classics fan Kendrick Lamar for the latest reboot of the iconic Reebok Ventilator, available now online and in select stores in the US. Finish Line will support the brand story as told by Lamar, the face of Reebok’s Ventilator campaign, across its channels with exclusive content and key influencer support, the retailer said in a statement.

On last trading day Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) moved up 1.22% to close at $33.94. Its volatility for the week is 0.93% while volatility for the month is 1.31%. PFE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.10%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) monthly performance is -2.81%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced that it has received a request for additional information from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission or “FTC” with respect to its previously announced proposed acquisition of Hospira Inc. (HSP).

On last trading day Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) increased 0.33% to close at $44.95. Its volatility for the week is 1.49% while volatility for the month is 1.50%. VOYA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 40.30%. Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) monthly performance is 3.45%. Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA)’s assets under management totaled $284 billion as of March 31, up 1.8% from three month earlier, and up 1.6% from the year before, said its earnings report released on 6 May.

Hot News: Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ADR) (NYSE:ITUB), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ:BNCN), Flagstar Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:FBC)

On Wednesday shares of Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ADR) (NYSE:ITUB) closed at $12.40. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.10%. Itau Unibanco Holding SA (NASDAQ:ITUB) has earned a “BBB+” credit rating from analysts at Morningstar. The firm’s “BBB+” rating indicates that the company is a moderate default risk. They also gave their stock a three star rating.

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) in last trading activity moved down -0.74% to close at $33.53. Company weekly performance is 0.21% while its quarterly performance stands at -1.29%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) is -4.85% away from its 52 week high. Merck KGaA and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)’s immune system-triggering cancer drug showed activity in several tumor types during early trials, and the companies will move ahead with larger studies that could lead to U.S. regulatory approval.

On last trading day Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) increased 1.24% to close at $15.57. Its volatility for the week is 3.70% while volatility for the month is 3.85%. NANO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -8.40%. Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) monthly performance is 0.45%. Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), announced that company management is scheduled to present at the B. Riley & Co. 16th Annual Investor Conference.The conference will be held at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, CA from May 12-14, 2015. Nanometrics is scheduled to present on Thursday, May 14 at 9:00 AM PT.

BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ:BNCN) has 3.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 39.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $18.45. The Board of Directors of BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ:BNCN) announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.05 per share. This dividend is payable on May 29, 2015 to shareholders of record as of May 15, 2015.

On last trading day Flagstar Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:FBC) increased 1.70% to close at $17.99. Its volatility for the week is 2.25% while volatility for the month is 2.33%. FBC’s sales growth for past 5 years was -16.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 59.70%. Flagstar Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:FBC) monthly performance is 20.98%. Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:FBC) swung to a net profit for the quarter ended Mar. 31, 2015. The company has made a net profit of $31.50 million, or $ 0.43 a share in the quarter, against a net loss of $78.40 million, or $1.51 a share in the last year period.

Trending Stocks: Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobras (NYSE:EBR), Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH), Alliance Holdings (NASDAQ:AHGP), Pfizer (NYSE:PFE)

On Wednesday shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) closed at $27.19. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 27.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) this week announced that the company has appointed Ernie Maddock as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance, effective June 1, 2015. Mr. Maddock will join Micron after having served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Riverbed Technology, where he was also responsible for worldwide operations and information technology.

Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobras (NYSE:EBR) in last trading activity moved down -10.11% to close at $2.40. Company weekly performance is -14.89% while its quarterly performance stands at 37.14%. Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobras (NYSE:EBR) is -38.62% away from its 52 week high. Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras SA- Eletrobras (NYSE:EBR) is considering selling controlling stakes in power distribution companies to focus on generation and transmission of electricity, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said on 6 May.

On last trading day Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:TXRH) moved down -0.41% to close at $34.35. Its volatility for the week is 2.19% while volatility for the month is 2.55%. TXRH’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 12.90%. Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:TXRH) monthly performance is -4.13%. On 4 May, Texas Roadhouse Inc. (NASDAQ:TXRH) reported first quarter EPS of $0.46 after the bell Monday, compared to $0.34 a year ago. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $0.44. The stock is now up 1.63 on 65K shares.

Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (NASDAQ:AHGP) has 4.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 27.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $48.71. On 5 May, Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (NASDAQ:AHGP) and Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. officials announced that Michael J. Hall has retired as a director of Alliance GP, LLC (“AGP”), the general partner of AHGP, and Alliance Resource Management GP, LLC, the managing general partner of ARLP.

On last trading day Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) moved down -0.74% to close at $33.53. Its volatility for the week is 0.98% while volatility for the month is 1.31%. PFE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.10%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) monthly performance is -3.49%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) recently purchased the biggest share percentage in AM-Pharma that is currently developing drugs for conditions such as Kidney injury.

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

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

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

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

On last trading day Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) fell -0.53% to close at $33.78. Its volatility for the week is 1.21% while volatility for the month is 1.32%. PFE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.10%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) monthly performance is -2.94%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced that it has acquired a minority equity interest in a privately-held Dutch biopharmaceutical company AM-Pharma B.V.

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

5 Stocks Under Wall Street’s Radar: Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ:BLDP), Virtusa (NASDAQ:VRTU), Ocean Rig UDW (NASDAQ:ORIG)

On Monday shares of Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) closed at $37.31. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 69.13%. Announced May 05, that the Chief Financial Officer of Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), Anthony Noto, is now in charge of marketing at the social-media company, according to reports citing people familiar with the matter.

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) in last trading activity decreased -0.18% to close at $33.96. Company weekly performance is -0.23% while its quarterly performance stands at 3.54%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) is -3.63% away from its 52 week high. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has purchased a minority stake in Dutch biopharmaceutical company AM-Pharma, which is working on treatments for conditions including acute kidney injury, and has an exclusive option to buy the whole company.

On last trading day Ballard Power Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) advanced 3.32% to close at $2.18. Its volatility for the week is 3.70% while volatility for the month is 4.72%. BLDP’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -34.50%. Ballard Power Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) monthly performance is -4.80%. Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ:BLDP)‘s stock had its “positive” rating reissued by Roth Capital in a research note issued on Wednesday. They currently have a $2.55 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $2.50.

On Monday shares of Virtusa Corp. (NASDAQ:VRTU) closed at $40.80. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 18.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.00%. Virtusa Corp (NASDAQ:VRTU), an information technology services company, on Monday reported first-quarter net earnings of $11.6 million or $0.39 per share compared with $10 million or $0.35 per share last year.

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ:ORIG) in last trading activity moved down -0.13% to close at $7.70. Company weekly performance is 2.67% while its quarterly performance stands at -13.11%. Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ:ORIG) is -2.21% away from its 52 week high. Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ:ORIG) on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $41 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

What’s Hot Today: Energous Corporation (NASDAQ:WATT), Ceres (NASDAQ:CERE), IGI, Laboratories (NYSEMKT:IG), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), General Moly (NYSEMKT:GMO)

On Monday shares of Energous Corporation (NASDAQ:WATT) closed at $8.14. Ascendiant Capital Markets initiated coverage on shares of Energous Corp (NASDAQ:WATT) in a research report released on 4 May. The firm issued a buy rating and a $13.00 price objective on the stock.

Ceres, Inc. (NASDAQ:CERE) in last trading activity fell -2.36% to close at $2.48. Company weekly performance is 30.53% while its quarterly performance stands at 55.00%. Ceres, Inc. (NASDAQ:CERE) is -7.08% away from its 52 week high. Ceres, Inc. (NASDAQ: CERE) announced that the company has licensed its Persephonebioinformatics software to global seed potato developer, HZPC Holland BV. The software license agreement provides a non-exclusive license to HZPC as well as professional support services.

On last trading day IGI, Laboratories, Inc. (NYSEMKT:IG) increased 4.77% to close at $5.27. Its volatility for the week is 5.41% while volatility for the month is 5.84%. IG’s sales growth for past 5 years was 54.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.80%. IGI, Laboratories, Inc. (NYSEMKT:IG) monthly performance is -35.97%. An investigation on behalf of investors of IGI Laboratories, Inc. (NYSEMKT:IG) shares over potential securities laws violations by IGI Laboratories and certain of its directors and officers in connection certain financial statements was announced.

On last trading day Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) moved down -0.18% to close at $33.96. Its volatility for the week is 1.31% while volatility for the month is 1.35%. PFE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.10%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) monthly performance is -3.38%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has purchased a minority stake in Dutch biopharmaceutical company AM-Pharma, which is working on treatments for conditions including acute kidney injury, and has an exclusive option to buy the whole company.

On last trading day General Moly, Inc. (NYSEMKT:GMO) increased 4.88% to close at $0.75. Its volatility for the week is 4.40% while volatility for the month is 8.98%. GMO’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.00%. General Moly, Inc. (NYSEMKT:GMO) monthly performance is 47.04%. On 4 May, General Moly, Inc. (NYSEMKT:GMO) said its first-quarter net loss widened to $3.8 million or $0.04 per share from $2.4 million or $0.03 per share for the year ago period. There were no revenues in either period. Total expenses climbed to $3.1 million from $2.4 million, amid higher general and administrative expense.