Trending Stocks: DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ:DWA), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), General Electric (NYSE:GE), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (NYSE:SKT), Rite Aid (NYSE:RAD)

On Monday shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ:DWA) closed at $24.17. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -1.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 17.50%. DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ:DWA)’s new family film Home defied expectations at the box office opening weekend, earning $52.1 million domestically per Box Office Mojo. The movie had been projected for an opening of $30 to $35 million, but instead Homerepresents the third strongest opening for a non-sequel film from the studio behind Kung Fu Panda ($60.2 million) andMonsters vs. Aliens $59.3 million).

On Monday shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) closed at $16.16. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 4.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 17.10%. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) may introduce the iconic Mustang car in India by this year, according to various media reports. A report suggests that Ford’s global CEO Mark Fields has confirmed the entry of the Mustang car to some dealers during the Sanand plant inauguration. It is also being said that the car will be unveiled around Diwali this year.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) in last trading activity increased 1.05% to close at $25.12. Company weekly performance is -1.37% while its quarterly performance stands at -1.68%. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) is -5.56% away from its 52 week high. GE Antares, an operating unit of the General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) , recently facilitated the acquisition of Phillips and Temro Industries by privately-owned firm Harbour Group. The company served as an administrative agent on a senior secured revolving credit facility for an undisclosed amount, which was utilized to fund the acquisition.

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) has 2.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 97.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $35.32. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (NYSE:SKT) had its target price cut by Citigroup Inc. from $40.00 to $37.00 in a report issued on Friday. They currently have a neutral rating on the stock.

On last trading day Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) increased 2.22% to close at $8.76. Its volatility for the week is 3.41% while volatility for the month is 3.33%. RAD’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.60%. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) monthly performance is 9.77%. O March 19, Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) announced the terms of an offering of $1.8 billion aggregate principal amount of 6.125% senior unsecured notes due 2023 (the “Notes”). Rite Aid intends to use the net proceeds of the offering, together with other available cash, to fund the cash portion of the consideration and related fees and expenses payable by Rite Aid to equity holders of Envision Pharmaceutical Services (“EnvisionRx”) upon closing of Rite Aid’s previously announced acquisition of EnvisionRx.

Traders Are Gambling on: Kite Pharma (NASDAQ:KITE), BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY), PetroQuest Energy (NYSE:PQ), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (NYSE:SKT), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras (NYSE:PBR)

Kite Pharma, Inc., (Nasdaq:KITE) Kite’s Executive Vice President David Chang, M.D., Ph.D., Research and Development, and Chief Medical Officer, presented a company overview at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. The presentation took place on Tuesday March 10, 2015, at 9:30 a.m. EDT. On Friday shares of Kite Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:KITE) closed at $63.09.

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) will be reporting results for the year-end and fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 on March 27, 2015. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) in last trading activity moved down -1.21% to close at $9.81. Company weekly performance is -8.06% while its quarterly performance stands at -2.78%. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is -22.33% away from its 52 week high.

PetroQuest Energy Inc. (NYSE:PQ) canceled a proposed public offering of 10 million common shares, the company said March 11, citing current market conditions as being “not in the best interest of stockholders.” The offer was expected to yield about $25 million in net proceeds. They would have supported working capital and general corporate purposes, including payment of outstanding revolving credit facility borrowings, the company said in another press release. On last trading day PetroQuest Energy Inc. (NYSE:PQ) moved down -7.34% to close at $2.02. Its volatility for the week is 12.22% while volatility for the month is 6.42%. PQ’s sales growth for past 5 years was -10.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.60%. PetroQuest Energy Inc. (NYSE:PQ) monthly performance is -36.28%.

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) is looking for 900 new hires for the opening of the new retail outlet at Foxwoods Resort Casino May 21. Tanger announced Wednesday a gigantic job fair from 2 to 8 p.m. March 19 at the casino’s Premier Ballroom. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) has 2.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 97.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $34.96.

Vetr Inc. upgraded shares of Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating. Vetr Inc. now has a $10.24 price target on that stock. On last trading day Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) moved down -3.84% to close at $5.01. Its volatility for the week is 5.24% while volatility for the month is 4.00%. PBR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -17.00%. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) monthly performance is -19.58%.

Active Movers: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY), Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA), SkyWest Inc. (NASDAQ:SKYW), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT), Avago Technologies (NASDAQ:AVGO)

Bavarian Nordic and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) announced an agreement that provides Bristol-Myers Squibb an exclusive option to license and commercialize PROSTVAC®, Bavarian Nordic`s investigational Phase 3 prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-targeting cancer immunotherapy in development for the treatment of asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).On Thursday shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) closed at $66.05. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -3.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.65%.

Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) announced the appointment of Mr. Jun Hou as an independent director to its board of directors (“the board”), effective March 5, 2015. Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) in last trading activity moved up 7.65% to close at $73.46. Company weekly performance is 13.08% while its quarterly performance stands at -6.21%. Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) is -25.25% away from its 52 week high.

SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW), said it has named Robert J. Simmons chief financial officer, effective March 16, 2015. On last trading day SkyWest Inc. (NASDAQ:SKYW) moved up 0.78% to close at $15.48. Its volatility for the week is 3.53% while volatility for the month is 4.80%. SKYW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -18.30%. SkyWest Inc. (NASDAQ:SKYW) monthly performance is 25.45%.

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT) announced that it participated March 1, 2015 through March 3, 2015 in the 2015 Citi Global Property CEO Conference. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) has 2.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 97.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $35.05.

Avago Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.38 per share, or $1.52 annualized. The dividend will be payable on March 31, 2015, to stockholders of record on March 20, 2015, with an ex-dividend date of March 18, 2015. On last trading day Avago Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO) moved up 0.90% to close at $130.57. Its volatility for the week is 2.51% while volatility for the month is 2.32%. AVGO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 23.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 50.80%. Avago Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO) monthly performance is 26.52%.

5 Stocks in Dramatic Moves: NorthStar Realty Finance (NYSE:NRF), NeoPhotonics (NYSE:NPTN), Malvern Bancorp (NASDAQ:MLVF), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (NYSE:SKT), Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN)

NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NYSE: NRF) announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 60 million shares of common stock, of which 40 million shares are subject to the forward sale agreement described below, at a public offering price of $18.65 per share. On Wednesday shares of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NYSE:NRF) closed at $18.57. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.80%.

NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE:NPTN) reported Revenue during the quarter grew 6.19 percent to $78.98 million from $74.38 million in the previous year period. Gross margin for the quarter expanded 232 basis points over the previous year period to 28.72 percent. Operating margin for the quarter period stood at positive 0.15 percent as compared to a negative 7.50 percent for the previous year period. NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE:NPTN) in last trading activity moved up 11.43% to close at $3.90. Company weekly performance is 20.37% while its quarterly performance stands at 23.42%. NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE:NPTN) is -54.12% away from its 52 week high.

On last trading day Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) moved up 0.94% to close at $12.83. Its volatility for the week is 1.00% while volatility for the month is 1.48%. MLVF’s sales growth for past 5 years was -10.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -17.40%. Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) monthly performance is 7.36%.

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT) announced that it participated on 2 March in the 2015 Citi Global Property CEO Conference. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) has 2.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 97.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $34.77.

Marten Transport (NASDAQ: MRTN) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.025 per share, or $0.1 annualized. The dividend will be payable on March 31, 2015, to stockholders of record on March 17, 2015, with an ex-dividend date of March 13, 2015. On last trading day Marten Transport Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) decreased -1.27% to close at $22.50. Its volatility for the week is 2.30% while volatility for the month is 2.41%. MRTN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 12.70%. Marten Transport Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) monthly performance is 9.28%.

Stock Alert: Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD), Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM), EMC Insurance (NASDAQ:EMCI), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (NYSE:SKT), KNOT Offshore Partners (NYSE:KNOP)

On 16 February, Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) introduced a new line of over-the-counter, dermatologically tested skincare products, Receutics Active Skin Repair, at more than 200 New Jersey and Seattle-area Rite Aid stores and online at Receutics.com. Developed exclusively for Rite Aid, the 10-piece line offers affordable, effective treatment for many common skincare conditions such acne and eczema, and helps to promote the skin’s own repair and renewal processes. On Wednesday shares of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) closed at $8.19. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 39.71%.

Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 28.0 cents per share on the company’s common stock, an increase of approximately 17 percent from the prior quarterly rate. The dividend is payable on March 10, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 17, 2015. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) in last trading activity fell -0.13% to close at $47.71. Company weekly performance is 0.87% while its quarterly performance stands at -6.10%. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) is -10.98% away from its 52 week high.

On 13 February, EMC Insurance Group Inc. (NASDAQ:EMCI) reported operating income of $15,417,000 ($1.14 per share) for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014, compared to operating income of $12,489,000 ($0.95 per share) for the fourth quarter of 2013.On last trading day EMC Insurance Group Inc. (NASDAQ:EMCI) increased 0.35% to close at $31.74. Its volatility for the week is 5.33% while volatility for the month is 4.50%. EMCI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 94.20%. EMC Insurance Group Inc. (NASDAQ:EMCI) monthly performance is -9.47%.

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE:SKT) announced that it will host a job fair on March 19, 2015, to hire more than 900 employees for the new Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods Resort Casino, which is scheduled to open on May 21, 2015. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) has 2.20% insider ownership. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $36.91.

KNOT Offshore Partners LP (NYSE:KNOP) reported net income of $5.9 million and operating income of $15.9 million for the fourth quarter of 2014, as compared to net income of $7.9 million and operating income of $10.0 million for the fourth quarter of 2013. On last trading day KNOT Offshore Partners LP (NYSE:KNOP) increased 0.81% to close at $23.64. Its volatility for the week is 3.33% while volatility for the month is 5.30%. KNOT Offshore Partners LP (NYSE:KNOP) monthly performance is 16.00%.

Hot Runners: Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), Oclaro (NASDAQ:OCLR), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT), CVR Partners, LP (NYSE:UAN), ITC Holdings (NYSE:ITC)

US health care giant Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) subsidiary Janssen-Cilag International NV (Janssen) has received approval from the European Commission for a variation to the terms of the marketing authorization of Velcade (bortezomib) in combination with rituximab, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin and prednisone for the treatment of adult patients with previously untreated mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) who are unsuitable for blood stem-cell transplantation. On Friday shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) closed at $101.10. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.46%.

Optical component and subsystems vendor Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR) saw its total revenues for its second fiscal quarter of 2015 slip slightly sequentially, primarily due to the impact of its recent sale of its industrial and consumer business. With revenues from those assets discounted, core assets delivered 4% sequential growth, management stated. Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR) in last trading activity increased 4.68% to close at $1.79. Company weekly performance is 25.17% while its quarterly performance stands at 11.87%. Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR) is -49.86% away from its 52 week high.

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE:SKT) announced Thursday it will host a job fair on Wednesday, Feb. 25, to hire more than 900 employees for its new shopping center in Pooler, which is scheduled to open in April. On last trading day Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) decreased -2.89% to close at $38.70. Its volatility for the week is 2.11% while volatility for the month is 1.63%. SKT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 29.50%. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) monthly performance is -0.26%.

CVR Partners, LP (NYSE:UAN), a manufacturer of ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) solution fertilizer products, announced that it will release its 2014 fourth quarter results and announce its cash distribution on Thursday, Feb. 19, before the open of New York Stock Exchange trading. Chief Executive Officer Mark Pytosh and other executives will host a teleconference call for analysts and investors on Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. Eastern. CVR Partners, LP (NYSE:UAN) has 53.78% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 9.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $11.31.

Novi-based ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE:ITC), the nation’s largest independent electricity transmission company, has reorganized its executive ranks to support expected increased investment in electric grid development activities. On last trading day ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE:ITC) decreased -4.84% to close at $40.33. Its volatility for the week is 2.31% while volatility for the month is 1.70%. ITC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.00%. ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE:ITC) monthly performance is -3.31%.

5 Stocks: FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM), Ares Management, L.P. (NYSE:ARES), America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. (NASDAQ:ATAX), Carbonite (NASDAQ:CARB), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (NYSE:SKT)

On 20 January FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) announced further details on the agreement reached with Leucadia National Corporation (“Leucadia”)(NYSE: LUK) that permitted FXCM to meet its regulatory capital requirements and continue normal operations after significant losses were incurred due to unprecedented actions by the Swiss National Bank. On Friday shares of FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) closed at $2.37. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 8.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.95%.

Ares Management, L.P. (NYSE:ARES) announced a$700 million commercial real estate debt mandate in the fourth quarter by a large North American specialty life insurer. Under this mandate, Ares will directly originate and service variable- and fixed-rate U.S. commercial mortgage loans across a variety of property types and maturities and it is expected to be complementary to the Ares Real Estate Group’s existing origination activities, including Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE). Ares Management, L.P. (NYSE:ARES) has institutional ownership stands at 12.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $18.75.

America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. (NASDAQ:ATAX) announced a cash dividend. Payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 30, 2015. Shareholders who purchased ATAX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 21st quarter that ATAX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $5.33, the dividend yield is 9.38%. On last trading day America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. (NASDAQ:ATAX) fell -0.87% to close at $5.72. Its volatility for the week is 1.70% while volatility for the month is 2.70%. ATAX’s sales growth for past 5 years was 21.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.40%. America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. (NASDAQ:ATAX) monthly performance is 4.19%.

Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ:CARB) will publish financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014 at 7:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday, February 3, 2015. On last trading day Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ:CARB) moved up 0.21% to close at $14.53. Its volatility for the week is 2.41% while volatility for the month is 2.32%. CARB’s sales growth for past 5 years was 67.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 11.10%. Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ:CARB) monthly performance is 7.87%.

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) announced that its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014 will be released Tuesday evening, February 10, 2015 after the market close. The company will host its conference call for analysts, investors and other interested parties on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. On last trading day Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) fell -1.06% to close at $40.12. Its volatility for the week is 1.88% while volatility for the month is 1.59%. SKT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 29.50%. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) monthly performance is 7.73%.

Sizzling Stocks: Transocean (NYSE:RIG), T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS), Warren Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:WRES), Forrester Research Inc. (NASDAQ:FORR), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (NYSE:SKT)

Zacks reaffirmed their neutral rating on shares of Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The firm currently has a $16.00 price target on the stock. On Friday shares of Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) closed at $15.72. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -5.60%.

Announced Jan 14, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE:TMUS) is offering to put a bit of green in the pockets of consumers who are willing to let the carrier manage their finances. T-Mobile US CEO John Legere announced via his preferred communication method – Twitter – that consumers who sign up for the carrier’s Mobile Money offering can receive a $20 credit if they register their Mobile Money account to receive a direct deposit of their tax refund. T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE:TMUS) in last trading activity decreased -0.14% to close at $29.14. Company weekly performance is -0.38% while its quarterly performance stands at 13.52%. T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE:TMUS) is -17.92% away from its 52 week high.

Warren Resources (NASDAQ:WRES) saw a significant decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,565,564 shares, a decrease of 61.9% from the December 15th total of 6,732,765 shares, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. On last trading day Warren Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:WRES) advanced 6.35% to close at $1.34. Its volatility for the week is 10.95% while volatility for the month is 11.69%. WRES’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.00%. Warren Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:WRES) monthly performance is -26.78%.

On January 09, Forrester Research Inc. (NASDAQ:FORR) announced that Chief Financial Officer Michael A. Doyle will speak at the 2015 Noble Financial Capital Markets D2 Conference on Monday, January 19, 2015, at Club Med Sandpiper Bay, South Florida. Forrester Research Inc. (NASDAQ:FORR) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 54.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $36.74.

On Jan. 8, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.24 per share for the fourth quarter ending December 31, 2014. A cash dividend of $0.24 per share will be payable on February 13, 2015 to holders of record on January 30, 2015. On last trading day Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) advanced 1.53% to close at $40.54. Its volatility for the week is 1.48% while volatility for the month is 1.53%. SKT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 29.50%. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) monthly performance is 13.02%.

Stocks Buzz: JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT), Nxstage Medical (NASDAQ:NXTM), Sequential Brands (NASDAQ:SQBG)

JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) Chairman & CEO Jamie Dimon spoke with FOX Business Network’s (FBN) Maria Bartiromo about the United States economy, cyber security and his battle with throat cancer. On Tuesday shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) closed at $58.84. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -6.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 7.13%.

Drivers of older cars can gain some of today’s technology when Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) introduces a product linking them with its wireless network for help in a breakdown and advice on how to fix their aging set of wheels. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) in last trading activity moved up 0.21% to close at $47.18. Company weekly performance is 1.48% while its quarterly performance stands at -1.30%. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) is -10.03% away from its 52 week high.

On Jan. 7, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc., (NYSE: SKT) announced plans to develop Tanger Outlets Memphis in partnership with Poag Shopping Centers, LLC. Tanger Outlets Memphis will be a first-class destination for shoppers seeking their favorite designer and name brands, offering merchandise that is on trend and in season direct from the manufacturer at outlet prices. On last trading day Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) moved up 0.72% to close at $39.44. Its volatility for the week is 1.43% while volatility for the month is 1.56%. SKT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 29.50%. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) monthly performance is 6.34%.

NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTM), a manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, Tuesday increased its revenue guidance for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2014. For the fourth quarter, the company expects to deliver total revenue above $78 million, exceeding the top end of its previously announced guidance range of $74.5 million to $76.5 million. On Tuesday shares of Nxstage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTM) closed at $18.58. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 15.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.00%.

Brean Capital restated their buy rating on shares of Sequential Brands Group (NASDAQ:SQBG) in a report released on Tuesday. Brean Capital currently has a $17.00 price objective on the stock. On last trading day Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SQBG) decreased -5.88% to close at $10.57. Its volatility for the week is 6.30% while volatility for the month is 4.08%. SQBG’s sales growth for past 5 years was -6.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 12.80%. Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SQBG) monthly performance is -8.17%.

Why These Are Hot: Citigroup (NYSE:C), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (NYSE:SKT), JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), Enterprise Financial Services (NASDAQ:EFSC)

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) appointed Shreyas Bordia managing director in its EMEA energy team based in London. Bordia joins from Morgan Stanley, where he was part of the energy team with a primary focus on the E&P and oil field services sectors, Citigroup said in a statement. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) in last trading activity moved down -3.15% to close at $52.55. Company weekly performance is -3.45% while its quarterly performance stands at 0.46%. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) is -7.73% away from its 52 week high.

On Dec. 22, EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) announced three organizations as grant recipients of the 2014 EMC Heritage Trust Project. The grants will support projects that practice and encourage the stewardship of cultural information in local communities in the UK, Canada and India. On last trading day EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) moved down -1.98% to close at $29.24. Its volatility for the week is 1.42% while volatility for the month is 1.67%. EMC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.00%. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) monthly performance is -3.18%.

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (NYSE:SKT) CFO Frank C. Marchisello, Jr. sold 25,333 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $37.25, for a total transaction of $943,654.25. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $37.70.

Financial service giant JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) has reached a $100 million settlement to resolve civil lawsuits in the U.S. that sought damages for the alleged rigging of foreign currency markets, according to media reports on Monday. The settlement is still subject to court approval. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) in last trading activity decreased -3.10% to close at $60.55. Company weekly performance is -2.57% while its quarterly performance stands at 1.07%. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) is -4.02% away from its 52 week high.

Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) was downgraded by Zacks from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a $21.90 price objective on the stock. Zacks‘s price target indicates a potential upside of 11.00% from the stock’s previous close. On last trading day Enterprise Financial Services Corp. (NASDAQ:EFSC) moved down -1.08% to close at $19.27. Its volatility for the week is 2.58% while volatility for the month is 2.10%. EFSC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 21.70%. Enterprise Financial Services Corp. (NASDAQ:EFSC) monthly performance is 0.94%.