Don’t Miss: Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC), Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN), MGP Ingredients Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI), General Growth Properties (NYSE:GGP)

On Monday shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) closed at $15.78. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 4.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 17.93%. Ford (NYSE:F) will aim to appeal to fleet buyers with a new option for its F-150 full-size truck.

Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) in last trading activity increased 2.02% to close at $34.81. Company weekly performance is 4.32% while its quarterly performance stands at -2.58%. Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) is -9.78% away from its 52 week high. On Apr 28, the Board of Directors of Exelon Corporation declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.31 per share on Exelon’s common stock. The dividend is payable on June 10, 2015, to shareholders of record of Exelon as of 5:00 p.m. New York Time on May 15, 2015

On last trading day Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) fell -1.35% to close at $13.17. Its volatility for the week is 2.70% while volatility for the month is 2.19%. INN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 27.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 14.90%. Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) monthly performance is -5.79%. Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) announced results for the first quarter 2015. Net Income attributable to common stockholders in the first quarter of 2015 increased to $6.4 million, or $0.07 per diluted share, compared to a net loss attributable to common stockholders in the same period of 2014 of $0.7 million, or a loss of $0.01 per diluted share.

MGP Ingredients Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI) has 3.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 27.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $14.83.

On last trading day General Growth Properties, Inc (NYSE:GGP) fell -1.43% to close at $27.51. Its volatility for the week is 2.24% while volatility for the month is 1.70%. GGP’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.50%. General Growth Properties, Inc (NYSE:GGP) monthly performance is -8.42%. General Growth Properties Inc. (NYSE:GGP) on April 27, reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The results matched Wall Street expectations.

Why Need to Watch: Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras (NYSE:PBR-A), JD.com (NASDAQ:JD), International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN), Trina Solar (NYSE:TSL)

On Monday shares of Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR-A) closed at $7.87. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR-A) hopes to release third-quarter and full-year 2014 financial results after a board meeting on April 22, after more than five months of delays in the wake of a corruption scandal that has spread to the highest levels of government.

JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) in last trading activity moved up 2.65% to close at $34.11. Company weekly performance is 13.59% while its quarterly performance stands at 36.77%. JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) is 1.19% away from its 52 week high. On April 6, it was reported that, JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) expects a warehousing and delivery agreement with Japan’s Uniqlo Co. will open the door for more companies to use its logistics services. Uniqlo is the first international clothing brand to use the company’s warehouse services, Shen Haoyu, chief executive officer of JD.com’s mall unit, said in an e-mail interview.

On Monday shares of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) closed at $162.38. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.15%. To dramatically advance the quality and effectiveness of personal healthcare, International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) is establishing a Watson Health Cloud that will provide a secure and open platform for physicians, researchers, insurers and companies focused on health and wellness solutions. The HIPAA-enabled Watson Health Cloud will enable secure access to individualized insights and a more complete picture of the many factors that can affect people’s health.

Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) has 2.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 92.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $13.39. TheStreet upgraded shares of Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Monday.

Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:TSL) in last trading activity advanced 3.97% to close at $12.31. Company weekly performance is -0.73% while its quarterly performance stands at 39.89%. Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:TSL) is -18.75% away from its 52 week high. Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:TSL) has signed a PV module-supply agreement with Japanese engineering company Toyo Engineering. In accordance with the agreement, Trina Solar will supply about 446,000 units of its TSM-260PC05A high efficiency modules to Toyo for building 116 MW capacity.

Real Estate Development Stocks: Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN), Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPY), Howard Hughes (NYSE:HHC), Forestar (NYSE:FOR), Alexander & Baldwin (NYSE:ALEX)

Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized, and the Company declared, a cash dividend for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014 of $0.1175 per share of common stock of the Company. The dividends are payable February 27, 2015 to holders of record as of February 16, 2015. On Tuesday shares of Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) closed at $12.77. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 17.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.30%.

On 4 February, Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPY) announced Net income attributable to unitholders for the year ended December 31, 2014 was $3.734 billion ($5.59 per unit) compared with $995 million ($2.10 per unit) in 2013. Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPY) in last trading activity moved down -0.48% to close at $24.97. Company weekly performance is 2.13% while its quarterly performance stands at 11.08%. Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPY) is -1.07% away from its 52 week high.

On 5 February, The Howard Hughes Corporation(NYSE:HHC) received approval for its fifth mixed-use project, the second residential and commercial development in Phase Two of the Ward Village® Master Plan. Located at the corner of Queen Street and Kamake‘e Street, the building will include a highly-anticipated Whole Foods grocery store, new retail space and homes for local residents. On last trading day The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) moved down -0.38% to close at $133.75. Its volatility for the week is 2.37% while volatility for the month is 2.96%. HHC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 22.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -31.30%. The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) monthly performance is 6.24%.

Forestar Group Inc. (NYSE: FOR) said it had reached a deal with the investor group, headed by SpringOwl Associates LLC and Cove Street Capital LLC, to appoint two new directors, while announcing the resignation of one director and the retirement of another. The board is now comprised of 12 directors. Forestar Group Inc. (NYSE:FOR) has 1.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 97.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $14.08.

The Board of Directors of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) approved a first quarter 2015 dividend of $0.05 (5 cents) per share. The dividend is payable on March 5, 2015 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 9, 2015. On last trading day Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) moved up 0.65% to close at $38.87. Its volatility for the week is 2.44% while volatility for the month is 3.00%. ALEX’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 0.60%. Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) monthly performance is 0.91%.

Hot Watch List: Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN), Southern (NYSE:SO), Hooper Holmes (NYSEMKT:HH), ASA Gold and Precious Metals (NYSE:ASA), China Finance Online (NASDAQ:JRJC)

Summit Hotel Properties Inc (NYSE:INN)’s 9.25% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.5781, payable on 2/27/15. On Monday shares of Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) closed at $12.85. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 17.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.30%.

Southern Company (NYSE:SO) added John D. Johns to its board of directors. Johns has been on the executive committee of the Financial Services Roundtable in Washington, D.C., and is the immediate past chairman of the American Council of Life Insurers. Southern Company (NYSE:SO) in last trading activity moved down -0.79% to close at $47.79. Company weekly performance is -5.89% while its quarterly performance stands at 1.66%. Southern Company (NYSE:SO) is -10.10% away from its 52 week high.

On February 2, Hooper Holmes (NYSEMKT:HH) said that it has appointed a medical director with deep experience in evidence-based wellness programs to expand the Company’s biometric screening capabilities and develop new services.On last trading day Hooper Holmes Inc. (NYSEMKT:HH) moved down -0.27% to close at $0.48. Its volatility for the week is 4.94% while volatility for the month is 5.63%. HH’s sales growth for past 5 years was -24.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -49.60%. Hooper Holmes Inc. (NYSEMKT:HH) monthly performance is -5.90%.

On January 28, ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE:ASA) reported that the total return for the year ended November 30, 2014, based on ASA’s net asset value (NAV), was negative 11.1%, including the reinvestment of dividends. At November 30, 2014, the NAV of the Company was $11.50 per share versus $12.98 per share a year earlier. ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE:ASA) has 20.47% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 45.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $11.72.

On February 6, China Finance Online Co. (ADR) (NASDAQ:JRJC) announced that Changjiang Securities Company Limited (“Changjiang Securities”) has joined the Company’s web-based securities trading platform Securities Master (in Chinese “Zhengquantong”), where have connected six securities firms to date. On last trading day China Finance Online Co. (ADR) (NASDAQ:JRJC) moved down -1.53% to close at $5.16. Its volatility for the week is 5.86% while volatility for the month is 6.11%. JRJC’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -19.80%. China Finance Online Co. (ADR) (NASDAQ:JRJC) monthly performance is -2.64%.

Watch 5 Stocks: Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE:FCAU), Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN), Applied Genetic Technologies (NASDAQ:AGTC), Black Hills (NYSE:BKH)

Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN) said that it will hold its conference call to discuss results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014 on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. On Tuesday shares of Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN) closed at $17.78. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 24.28%.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU) reported that revenue rose 8.3 percent in the fourth quarter as net income excluding special items rose 1.5 percent to $669 million. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU) in last trading activity increased 3.33% to close at $13.95. Company weekly performance is 5.68% while its quarterly performance stands at 21.73%. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU) is 1.38% away from its 52 week high.

Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) has declared, a cash dividend of $0.578125 per share of the Company’s 9.25 percent Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock for the dividend period ending on February 27, 2015; a cash dividend of $0.4921875 per share of the Company’s 7.875 percent Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock for the dividend period ending on February 27, 2015; and a cash dividend of $0.4453125 per share of the Company’s 7.125 percent Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock for the dividend period ending on February 27, 2015. On last trading day Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) increased 1.19% to close at $12.76. Its volatility for the week is 2.50% while volatility for the month is 2.37%. INN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 17.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -15.60%. Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) monthly performance is 2.41%.

Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:AGTC) VP Daniel L. Menichella sold 1,996 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.90, for a total transaction of $49,700.40. Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:AGTC) has 45.21% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 76.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $22.47.

On 2 February, Black Hills Corporation (NYSE:BKH) announced 2014 fourth quarter and full year financial results. Adjusted income from continuing operations, a non-GAAP measure,* for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $34 million, or $0.76 per share, compared to $31 million, or $0.70 per share, for the same period in 2013. On last trading day Black Hills Corporation (NYSE:BKH) increased 2.36% to close at $51.59. Its volatility for the week is 3.35% while volatility for the month is 2.64%. BKH’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 31.30%. Black Hills Corporation (NYSE:BKH) monthly performance is -2.88%.

Real Estate Development Stocks: Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN), Forestar. (NYSE:FOR), Brookfield Property Partners (NYSE:BPY), Alexander & Baldwin (NYSE:ALEX), The Howard Hughes (NYSE:HHC)

Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) Board of Directors declared, a cash dividend of $0.578125 per share of the Company’s 9.25 percent Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock for the dividend period ending on February 27, 2015; a cash dividend of $0.4921875 per share of the Company’s 7.875 percent Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock for the dividend period ending on February 27, 2015; and a cash dividend of $0.4453125 per share of the Company’s 7.125 percent Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock for the dividend period ending on February 27, 2015. The dividends are payable February 27, 2015 to holders of record as of February 16, 2015. On Monday shares of Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) closed at $12.61. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 17.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.30%.

Forestar Group Inc. (NYSE:FOR) will release its results for fourth quarter and full year 2014 on March 5, before the market opens. Forestar Group Inc. (NYSE:FOR) in last trading activity advanced 3.32% to close at $13.71. Company weekly performance is -0.58% while its quarterly performance stands at -21.12%. Forestar Group Inc. (NYSE:FOR) is -32.56% away from its 52 week high.

Brookfield Property Partners, L.P. (NYSE: BPY) announced that it has changed the time of its 2014 fourth quarter and full-year financial results conference call from February 4 at 11:00 AM ET to February 4 at 10:00 AM ET. On last trading day Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPY) decreased -0.46% to close at $23.93. Its volatility for the week is 1.91% while volatility for the month is 1.83%. Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPY) monthly performance is 4.63%.

The Board of Directors of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) approved a first quarter 2015 dividend of $0.05 (5 cents) per share. The dividend is payable on March 5, 2015 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 9, 2015.Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) has 2.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 80.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $38.49.

On last trading day The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) advanced 1.10% to close at $132.07. Its volatility for the week is 2.15% while volatility for the month is 3.19%. HHC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 22.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -31.30%. The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) monthly performance is 1.27%.

Investors Are Eying: IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG), Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN), Vicon Industries (NYSEMKT:VII), Gaiam Inc. (NASDAQ:GAIA)

IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) announced that it has secured regulatory approvals to close the sale of its Niobec mine to a group of companies led by Magris Resources Inc. for cash proceeds of $500 million (post-tax) upon completion. The sale is expected to be complete by the end of Jan 2015. On Wednesday shares of IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) closed at $3.18. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 3.00%.

Profits at Regions Financial Corp. (NYSE:RF), Central Florida’s XX-largest bank by local deposits, increased slightly for 2014 but were down in the fourth quarter. Regions (NYSE:RF) recorded $1.1 billion in net income available to common shareholders in 2014, up from $1.09 billion a year ago. For the fourth quarter, profits were down to $195 million from $219 million in the final quarter of 2013. Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) in last trading activity fell -0.34% to close at $8.71. Company weekly performance is -7.24% while its quarterly performance stands at -4.50%. Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) is -23.42% away from its 52 week high.

Summit Hotel Properties Inc (NYSE:INN) was upgraded by Zacksfrom a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday. The firm currently has a $14.30 price objective on the stock. Zacks‘s price target would suggest a potential upside of 7.92% from the company’s current price. On last trading day Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) fell -0.98% to close at $13.12. Its volatility for the week is 3.03% while volatility for the month is 2.24%. INN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 17.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -15.60%. Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) monthly performance is 5.64%.

Vicon Industries, Inc. (NYSEMKT:VII), a leading manufacturer of video surveillance equipment, is pleased to announce that as part of our new strategic direction towards establishing a two-tier sales distribution model, Jennifer Hones has joined Vicon as National Distribution Program Manager. Vicon Industries, Inc. (NYSEMKT:VII) has 4.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 9.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $1.70.

On January 12, Gaiam, Inc., (NASDAQ:GAIA) a lifestyle company and a leading brand of yoga and well-being products and services, announced new senior management appointments and new products and service initiatives launching this year that the Company expects will advance its “Yoga for All” and overall health and wellness category leadership market position. On last trading day Gaiam Inc. (NASDAQ:GAIA) fell -0.14% to close at $7.15. Its volatility for the week is 5.28% while volatility for the month is 5.28%. GAIA’s sales growth for past 5 years was -9.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 9.30%. Gaiam Inc. (NASDAQ:GAIA) monthly performance is 0.14%.

Why Investors Are Watching: Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB), CTI BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ:CTIC), Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ:HERO), Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN), Flotek Industries (NYSE:FTK)

The Senior Vice President of Williams Companies Inc, (NYSE:WMB) Ewing Robyn L had sold 3,394 shares worth of $153,545 in a transaction dated January 2, 2015. In this transaction, 3,394 shares were sold at $45.24 per share. On Thursday shares of Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) closed at $41.63. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -10.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 6.19%.

CTI BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ:CTIC) announced on 12 Jnauary the appointment of Alan K. Burnett, M.D., to serve as the strategic leader for myeloid development. CTI BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ:CTIC) in last trading activity moved down -2.93% to close at $2.32. Company weekly performance is -1.69% while its quarterly performance stands at 2.20%. CTI BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ:CTIC) is -45.41% away from its 52 week high.

Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ:HERO) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totalling 36,891,862 shares, an increase of 7.4% from the November 28th total of 34,363,765 shares, Analyst RN reports. On last trading day Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ:HERO) moved down -4.97% to close at $0.76. Its volatility for the week is 10.48% while volatility for the month is 8.70%. HERO’s sales growth for past 5 years was -5.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 57.50%. Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ:HERO) monthly performance is -23.98%.

Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the eight ratings firms that are currently covering the company, American Banking and Market News reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $12.41. Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) has 2.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 88.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $12.82.

Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE: FTK) on 9 January announced the introduction of FracMax Canada, introduced Steve Marinello, PhD as the new Director of Applied Chemistry Research and announced an upcoming Society of Petroleum Engineers presentation by John Chisholm in Saudi Arabia. On last trading day Flotek Industries Inc. (NYSE:FTK) moved down -5.38% to close at $15.30. Its volatility for the week is 5.91% while volatility for the month is 5.33%. FTK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.90%. Flotek Industries Inc. (NYSE:FTK) monthly performance is -5.03%.

Real Estate Development Stocks: Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. (NYSE:BRP), The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE), Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN), LGI Homes, (NASDAQ:LGIH), HHC

Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. (NYSE:BRP) announced that its 2014 fourth quarter and full-year financial results will be released on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 after the markets close. On Tuesday shares of Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. (NYSE:BRP) closed at $24.07. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.00%.

Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE) from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday. The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE) in last trading activity fell -0.93% to close at $17.03. Company weekly performance is -1.84% while its quarterly performance stands at -8.19%. The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE) is -36.07% away from its 52 week high.

Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the eight ratings firms that are currently covering the company, American Banking and Market News reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $12.41.On last trading day Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) moved up 0.95% to close at $12.76. Its volatility for the week is 2.11% while volatility for the month is 2.19%. INN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 17.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -15.60%. Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) monthly performance is 6.42%.

LGI Homes Inc. (NASDAQ:LGIH) introduces Center Park as its newest community with a Grand Opening event on Jan. 17. Center Park will offer brand new, affordable homes starting at $709 per month with no down payment required. LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ:LGIH) has 12.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 52.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $13.30.

The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) on 8 January has dished out $100 million for 80 South Street, a site just south of its planned (and controversial) Seaport tower. On last trading day The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) fell -4.25% to close at $117.74. Its volatility for the week is 3.13% while volatility for the month is 2.98%. HHC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 22.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -31.30%. The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) monthly performance is -9.72%.

Stocks Swings: Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG), Willbros (NYSE:WG), Wolverine World Wide Inc. (NYSE:WWW), Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN)

Internet giant Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) on 22 December has made an investment in Uber despite the car-hailing app’s turbulent year as rape cases involving its drivers continue to surface. Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) in last trading activity decreased -1.99% to close at $230.21. Company weekly performance is -1.72% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.42%. Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) is -8.64% away from its 52 week high.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twenty-four ratings firms that are covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. Fourteen research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and nine have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $37.48. On last trading day Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) decreased -0.07% to close at $29.86. Its volatility for the week is 3.07% while volatility for the month is 4.11%. COG’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 4.90%. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) monthly performance is -10.65%.

Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors with large financial interests that they have only until December 29, 2014 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE:WG). Investor losses must relate to purchases of the Company’s securities between August 4, 2014 and October 21, 2014. This action is pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. On last trading day Willbros Group Inc. (NYSE:WG) increased 1.13% to close at $6.24. Its volatility for the week is 5.43% while volatility for the month is 9.98%. WG’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -23.40%. Willbros Group Inc. (NYSE:WG) monthly performance is 29.46%.

Wolverine World Wide (NYSE:WWW) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 10th, Analyst Ratings Net reports. Investors of record on Friday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of 0.06 per share on Monday, February 2nd. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.83%. Wolverine World Wide Inc. (NYSE:WWW) has 2.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 96.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $30.32.

Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN) was downgraded by Zacks from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. They currently have a $13.30 target price on the stock. Zacks‘s price target points to a potential upside of 8.39% from the company’s current price. On Monday shares of Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) closed at $12.70. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 17.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.30%.