News Buzz: Nexvet Biopharma Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:NVET), XOMA Corporation (NASDAQ:XOMA), Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL), Wesco Aircraft Holdings (NYSE:WAIR), Telecom Argentina (NYSE:TEO)

On Monday shares of Nexvet Biopharma Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:NVET) closed at $7.11. Nexvet Biopharma public limited (NASDAQ:NVET) issued its quarterly earnings data on 8 May. The company reported ($0.36) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.40) by $0.04.

XOMA Corporation (NASDAQ:XOMA) in last trading activity advanced 2.10% to close at $3.41. Company weekly performance is -8.09% while its quarterly performance stands at -4.48%. XOMA Corporation (NASDAQ:XOMA) is -42.69% away from its 52 week high. XOMA Corporation (NASDAQ:XOMA) on May 07, 2015, reported recent achievements and financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. XOMA recorded total revenues of $2.7 million for the three months ended March 31, 2015, compared with $3.4 million during the corresponding period of 2014. Research and development (R&D) expenses for the first quarter of 2015 were $20.0 million compared with $21.5 million in the corresponding 2014 period. For the first quarter ended March 31, 2015, XOMA had a net loss of $21.7 million compared with a net loss of $4.7 million in the quarter ended March 31, 2014.

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) in last trading activity moved up 0.20% to close at $44.24. Company weekly performance is 0.91% while its quarterly performance stands at 1.27%. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) is -4.70% away from its 52 week high. California-based software company Oracle Corp (NYSE:ORCL) has aggressive plans to grow its cloud business in Asia Pacific, including South-East Asia. It recently announced it was going to hire 1,000 sales personnel in Asia Pacific over the next three to six months, with about 180 of them in South-East Asia, including 49 in Singapore.

Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WAIR) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 91.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $15.97. Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. reported second-quarter earnings on 7 May, that fell short of Wall Street expectations as production issues with commercial and military aircraft cut into organic growth. The Valencia aerospace parts supplier reported net income of $23 million (24 cents a share) for the quarter ended March 31, compared with net income of $24.3 million (25 cents) in the same period a year earlier. Revenue increased 18 percent to $385.6 million.

On last trading day Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) advanced 1.15% to close at $21.10. Its volatility for the week is 2.16% while volatility for the month is 2.32%. TEO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 22.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 21.50%. Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) monthly performance is 1.33%. On 11 May, Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) has reached an agreement with Microsoft to provide Office 365 access to its business customers. Office 365 comes with the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher and Access, as well as 1 TB of OneDrive storage.

Moving Stocks: Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD), Leidos Holdings (NYSE:LDOS), Venaxis (NASDAQ:APPY), Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA), Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO)

On Wednesday shares of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) closed at $8.36. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 39.71%. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) announced its participation in The Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network. The Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network first announced in January was established in support of the Administration’s work to advance value and quality in the country’s health care system. The Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network will work to accelerate the transformation of the nation’s health care delivery system to one that achieves better care smarter spending and healthier people by supporting the adoption of alternative payments models and value-based payments.

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) in last trading activity decreased -9.69% to close at $41.30. Company weekly performance is -5.97% while its quarterly performance stands at -3.93%. Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) is -12.46% away from its 52 week high. As part of its ongoing efforts to trim costs, Leidos Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) will finally offload an asset that has proved a major drag on earnings for more than a year. The company announced Wednesday as part of its earnings release that it penned a deal to sell the Plainfield Renewable Energy plant in Connecticut, which Leidos helped finance, design and construct.

On last trading day Venaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:APPY) decreased -4.73% to close at $0.47. Its volatility for the week is 6.75% while volatility for the month is 9.15%. APPY’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 39.90%. Venaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:APPY) monthly performance is 2.86%. The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the District of Colorado on behalf of investors who purchased Venaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:APPY) securities between March 13, 2014 and January 28, 2015.

On Wednesday shares of Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) closed at $2.77. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 41.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 30.00%. A California federal judge on Wednesday rejected social-media game maker Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA)’s bid to toss a consolidated class action alleging it deliberately misled investors about Zynga’s business prospects in connection with its 2011 initial public offering and a subsequent secondary offering.

On last trading day Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) decreased -0.21% to close at $23.69. Its volatility for the week is 3.80% while volatility for the month is 4.35%. TEO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 20.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 23.80%. Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) monthly performance is 1.07%. Zacks upgraded shares of Telecom Argentina SA (NYSE:TEO) from a neutral rating to an outperform rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm currently has $27.70 price target on the stock.

Morning Buzz: Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO), Patriot National (NYSE:PN), International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM), Bitauto Holdings (NYSE:BITA), Safe Bulkers (NYSE:SB)

On 5 March 2015, Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) has appointed Elisabetta Ripa as the company’s new CEO. Ripa will replace Oscar Cicchetti, who has resigned and will take on an unspecified post at Telecom Italia, which holds a controlling stake in the Argentine company. On Monday shares of Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) closed at $24.66. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 20.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -5.80%.

William Blair started coverage on shares of Patriot National (NYSE:PN) in a research note issued on 6 March 2015. The firm set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Patriot National, Inc. (NYSE:PN) in last trading activity advanced 11.86% to close at $12.36. Company weekly performance is 1.64%. Patriot National, Inc. (NYSE:PN) is -13.99% away from its 52 week high.

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM)’s CEO says the company’s plan to revamp its business to shift away from hardware and focus on business analytics, cloud computing, mobile services and security is on track. On Monday shares of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) closed at $157.08. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.51%.

On 9 March 2015, Bitauto Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:BITA) reported fourth quarter non-GAAP earnings of $0.68 per ADS Monday morning, down from $1.81 per ADS last year. Bitauto Holdings traded to the downside until around 1:00PM Monday, but settled into a range for the remainder of the session. Shares finished with a loss of 11.64 at $55.36 on the highest volume of the year. The stock closed testing support, trading at a 1-month low. Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) has institutional ownership stands at 47.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $47.39.

Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE:SB) announced on 11 March 2015, that it has filed its 2014 Annual Report on Form 20-F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). On last trading day Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE:SB) moved down -1.52% to close at $3.24. Its volatility for the week is 5.28% while volatility for the month is 5.23%. SB’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -54.40%. Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE:SB) monthly performance is -9.75%.

Mix Sector Stocks News: International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM), NPS Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:NPSP), Telecom Argentina (NYSE:TEO), ARM Holdings (NASDAQ:ARMH), Eagle Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:EGRX)

Unless a Federal judge overturns the deal, International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) is going to be granting amnesty to customers using Power Systems iron who have let their Software Maintenance, or SWMA in IBMspeak, lapse. This maintenance service is available for the systems software, compilers, middleware, and related core software that is used by IBM i or AIX shops, and there are a lot of customers who have falling off the SWMA wagon. IBM wants to get them back on. On Friday shares of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) closed at $163.65. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.51%.

Shire plc announced the successful completion of the tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:NPSP) and the subsequent acquisition of NPS Pharma. As of the expiration of the tender offer on February 20, a total of approximately 88,869,118 common shares of NPS Pharma had been validly tendered and not withdrawn pursuant to the tender offer, representing approximately 81.7% of the outstanding common shares of NPS Pharma. NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:NPSP) in last trading activity increased 0.02% to close at $45.97. Company weekly performance is 0.26% while its quarterly performance stands at 49.84%. NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:NPSP) is -0.09% away from its 52 week high.

Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) CEO Oscar Cicchetti has resigned and will take on an unspecified post at Telecom Italia, which holds a controlling stake in the Argentine company. The resignation will take effect on 04 March, according to a letter addressed to the Buenos Aires stock exchange and signed by Telecom Argentina president Enrique Garrido. On last trading day Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) increased 0.13% to close at $22.51. Its volatility for the week is 3.33% while volatility for the month is 2.98%. TEO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 20.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 23.70%. Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) monthly performance is 9.64%.

BNP Paribas restated their outperform rating on shares of ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ:ARMH) in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The firm currently has a GBX 1,300 ($20.04) price target on the stock. ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ:ARMH) in last trading activity advanced 1.39% to close at $51.68. Company weekly performance is 2.52% while its quarterly performance stands at 24.02%. ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ:ARMH) is -1.65% away from its 52 week high.

On February 17, Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGRX) announced its financial results for the transitional three-month period ended December 31, 2014. Total revenue increased to $5.6 million, compared to $5.5 million in the comparable period in 2013. The stub period included $0.5 million in revenue from RYANODEX®,which was launched in the U.S. in August of 2014. On last trading day Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:EGRX) moved down -13.60% to close at $33.68. Its volatility for the week is 21.19% while volatility for the month is 9.70%. Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:EGRX) monthly performance is 101.32%.

Investors Should Watch: Galena Biopharma (NASDAQ:GALE), ECA Marcellus Trust I (NYSE:ECT), Cordia Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:BVA), CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ:CBOE), Telecom Argentina (NYSE:TEO)

On February 5, Galena Biopharma, Inc. (Nasdaq:GALE) announced that its partner, Orexo AB, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, against Actavis Laboratories FL, Inc., Andrx Corporation, Actavis, Inc. and Actavis Pharma, Inc. (collectively “Actavis”). On Tuesday shares of Galena Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:GALE) closed at $1.73.

ECA MARCELLUS Trust I (NYSE:ECT) announced that the Trust’s distribution for the quarter ended December 31, 2014 will be $0.180 per unit, which is expected to be distributed on or before February 27, 2015 to holders of record as of the close of business on February 20, 2015. ECA Marcellus Trust I (NYSE:ECT) in last trading activity advanced 5.36% to close at $4.72. Company weekly performance is 21.65% while its quarterly performance stands at 0.43%. ECA Marcellus Trust I (NYSE:ECT) is -41.47% away from its 52 week high.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has hired long-time auto analyst and investment banker John Casesa as group vice president, Global Strategy, as part of the company’s commitment to accelerate its One Ford Plan, deliver product excellence and drive innovation. Reporting to Ford president and CEO Mark Fields, Casesa, 52, will be the senior-most leader and corporate officer overseeing global strategy and business development. The appointment is effective March 1, 2015. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) in last trading activity decreased -1.17% to close at $16.11. Company weekly performance is 1.19% while its quarterly performance stands at 9.00%. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) is -8.74% away from its 52 week high.

On February 6, CBOE Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) reported fourth-quarter 2014 operating earnings of 64 cents per share, which missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 66 cents but outpaced the year-ago figure of 52 cents by 23%. Total operating revenue grew 17% year over year to $166.5 million and breezed past the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $166 million. CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) has 0.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 70.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $62.60.

Telecom Argentina SA (NYSE:TEO) was upgraded by Zacks from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report released on Monday. On last trading day Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) advanced 2.47% to close at $21.59. Its volatility for the week is 3.19% while volatility for the month is 3.14%. TEO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 20.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 23.70%. Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) monthly performance is 9.93%.

Why Trader’s Are Watching: Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD), Enphase Energy (NASDAQ:ENPH), Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP), Telecom Argentina (NYSE:TEO)

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) late last Thursday announced that the company is contemplating plans to restructure part of its manufacturing facility in Joliet, Illinois, and has decided to consolidate two facilities in the southeast, including one in Stephens County. On Thursday shares of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) closed at $86.82. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 1.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.09%.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) on January 14, announced the completion of an amendment and extension of its existing senior secured credit facility, including an increased borrowing capacity of up to $3.0 billion, or up to $3.7 billion when the company repays its 8.00% Senior Secured Notes due 2020 in full (whether at maturity or pursuant to an early redemption) and an extension of the maturity to January 2020. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) in last trading activity advanced 1.78% to close at $7.45. Company weekly performance is -1.32% while its quarterly performance stands at 53.93%. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is -13.57% away from its 52 week high.

Enphase Energy (NASDAQ:ENPH) VP Jeff Loebbaka sold 5,320 shares of Enphase Energy stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.30, for a total transaction of $76,076.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 106,187 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,518,474. On last trading day Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH) advanced 5.56% to close at $11.01. Its volatility for the week is 5.95% while volatility for the month is 6.66%. ENPH’s sales growth for past 5 years was 167.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -10.90%. Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH) monthly performance is -21.80%.

Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP) shares jumped after Dealreporter said the company was in talks with private equity firm TPG Capital about a potential transaction, citing three industry sources. Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 97.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $8.66.

Argentine telecoms operator Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) has announced that it will be investing around ARS 210 million in the deployment of a new fibre optic backbone network based on DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing) technology. On last trading day Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) advanced 0.19% to close at $20.57. Its volatility for the week is 3.40% while volatility for the month is 2.94%. TEO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 20.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 23.60%. Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) monthly performance is 2.19%.

Investors Should Watch: Intersect ENT (NASDAQ:XENT), Aegerion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AEGR), Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO), Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW), International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM)

Intersect ENT, Inc. (NASDAQ:XENT) a company dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients with ear, nose and throat conditions, announced that it expects to report revenue for the fourth quarter of 2014 in the range of $13.2 to $13.4 million, an increase of approximately 91% over the fourth quarter of 2013, and for the year ended December 31, 2014 in the range of $38.4 to $38.6 million. On Wednesday shares of Intersect ENT, Inc. (NASDAQ:XENT) closed at $24.52.

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEGR) a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for patients with debilitating rare diseases, announced that on January 2, 2015, Aegerion granted stock options to purchase an aggregate of 43,410 shares of common stock to 10 new employees under the inducement stock option program Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEGR) in last trading activity moved up 10.25% to close at $24.09. Company weekly performance is 4.69% while its quarterly performance stands at -16.03%. Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEGR) is -64.97% away from its 52 week high.

Telecom Argentina SA (NYSE:TEO) has traded 0.07% of the total shares outstanding in the last 20 days. The average daily volume for the preceding 20 days is 138,172shares. The short ratio for the counter is 7.62. The short interest has changed by -7.41% in the past 1 month. The 3-month % change in short interest is 14.25%. On last trading day Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) moved up 0.15% to close at $19.63. Its volatility for the week is 3.27% while volatility for the month is 2.91%. TEO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 20.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 23.60%. Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) monthly performance is -0.10%.

Troms Offshore Supply AS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW), has taken delivery of its new build no 791 at the Vard Vung Tau shipyard in Vietnam.. The ship has been given the name MV Troms Mira. The 108.7 m LOA x 18 m beam Troms MIra is a Clean Design diesel electric platform supply vessel of VARD PSV 108 CD design with a deck area of 830 sq.m. Deadweight at maximum draft of 6.5 m is 3,965 t/. Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) has 0.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 96.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $30.50.

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) announced that it received a record 7,534 patents in 2014 — marking the 22nd consecutive year that the company topped the annual list of U.S. patent recipients. IBM inventors earned an average of more than 20 patents per day in 2014, propelling the company to become the first to surpass more than 7,000 patents in a single year. On Wednesday shares of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) closed at $155.80. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.93%.

Stocks Gaining Momentum: Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS), Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE), CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW), Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO), Hill-Rom Holdings (NYSE:HRC)

On 22 November Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) for its INTERCEPT Blood System, which will be used to treat Ebola survivors’ blood plasma for transfusion to other Ebola patients. Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) in last trading activity moved up 1.76% to close at $4.62. Company weekly performance is 9.22% while its quarterly performance stands at 14.07%. Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) is -42.25% away from its 52 week high.

On 6 November Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) confirmed that it is in talks with an investor over the sale of a stake in its Mozambique coal and logistics assets. On last trading day Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) moved down -5.04% to close at $7.54. Its volatility for the week is 4.05% while volatility for the month is 3.52%. VALE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -46.90%. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) monthly performance is -16.59%.

CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW) Director Paul J. Finnegan sold 8,947,471 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, December 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.28, for a total transaction of $297,771,834.88. On last trading day CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW) moved down -0.44% to close at $34.00. Its volatility for the week is 2.59% while volatility for the month is 2.09%. CDW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.80%. CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW) monthly performance is 4.04%.

Telecom Argentina SA (NYSE:TEO) was downgraded by Zacks from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report issued on Wednesday. They currently have a $20.30 price target on the stock. Zacks‘s price target would indicate a potential downside of 5.18% from the stock’s previous close. Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) has institutional ownership stands at 16.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $20.53.

Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) SVP Andreas G. Frank sold 20,554 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.89, for a total value of $943,223.06. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 1,627 shares in the company, valued at approximately $74,663. Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) has 0.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 86.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $45.84.

Eye Catching Stocks: Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE:CIM), Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN), Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO), Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC)

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) wants to do more than it has done in the past. The company has always sought to do more because of the shrinking opportunities in the PC market – its bread and butter. The company announced efforts to bring biometric authentication to computers sooner than later, according to an article by PCWorld. That will signal another attempt by the company to pursue revenue opportunities outside its traditional areas. It is also actively seeking to penetrate the mobile market. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) in last trading activity advanced 0.19% to close at $36.32. Company weekly performance is 4.64% while its quarterly performance stands at 5.09%. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is -0.38% away from its 52 week high.

Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE:CIM) on Nov. 10 announced its financial results for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014. The Company reported net income for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014 of $378 million or $0.37 per average share as compared to net income for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2013 of $67 million or $0.07 per average share. Net income for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2014 was $583 million or $0.57 per average share as compared to net income of $290 million or $0.28 per average share in the same period last year. On last trading day Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE:CIM) advanced 0.90% to close at $3.38. Its volatility for the week is 1.02% while volatility for the month is 1.20%. CIM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 37.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.90%. Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE:CIM) monthly performance is 9.39%.

Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) said it doesn’t believe it is under federal investigation despite published reports the casino operator is being targeted for potential money-laundering violations. On last trading day Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ:WYNN) fell -1.23% to close at $178.01. Its volatility for the week is 2.35% while volatility for the month is 2.13%. WYNN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 30.10%. Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ:WYNN) monthly performance is -1.71%.

On 6 November In its 9M14 earnings announcement, Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) (Personal) has disclosed that it successfully bid USD658 million for 3G and 4G-suitable spectrum in the recent auction staged by the Secretaria de Comunicaciones (SeCom). Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) institutional ownership stands at 16.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $21.94.

Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC) Director Albin F. Moschner unloaded 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.33, for a total value of $453,300.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 9,074 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $411,324.On Tuesday shares of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) closed at $45.58. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 4.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%.

Trader’s Watch List: Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN), Oclaro (NASDAQ:OCLR), Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO), Tootsie Roll Industries (NYSE:TR)

On November 17, Tensions have risen over the potential merger deal between Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) and Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI), as both parties failed to reach an agreement over the price of the acquisition. Halliburton had earlier hinted on a possible hostile takeover of Baker Hughes, by replacing its entire board. Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) in last trading activity moved up 1.42% to close at $64.41. Company weekly performance is 9.63% while its quarterly performance stands at -5.08%. Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) is -14.37% away from its 52 week high.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 15,617,660 shares, a growth of 27.5% from the October 15th total of 12,247,764 shares, AnalystRatings.Net reports. Approximately 1.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 9,565,544 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.6 days. On last trading day Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) moved up 0.30% to close at $10.15. Its volatility for the week is 1.24% while volatility for the month is 1.37%. HBAN’s sales growth for past 5 years was -7.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 29.50%. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) monthly performance is 8.91%.

On November 4, Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR) announced the financial results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2015, which ended September 27, 2014. Revenues were $89.2 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2015, compared with revenues of $95.9 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014. Industrial and Consumer revenue was $7.5 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2015. On last trading day Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR) moved up 10.56% to close at $1.78. Its volatility for the week is 6.40% while volatility for the month is 5.81%. OCLR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 1.70%. Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR) monthly performance is 21.92%.

On November 5, Argentine telecoms operator Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) has offered USD 656 million for spectrum for the provision of LTE services in a recent tender carried out by the country’s telecoms ministry SeCom. The operator said it had made the highest bid for a lot which includes 30MHz of spectrum in the 1.7-2.1 GHz band and 20MHz in the 700MHz band. Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) institutional ownership stands at 16.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $21.75.

On November 7, Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. (NYSE:TR), the maker of those iconic chewy chocolates, is the latest candy company to raise concerns about the Ebola virus’ impact on cocoa production. The Chicago-based confectioner gets some of its cocoa supplies from West Africa, where producers could see output decline due to the outbreak. On Thursday shares of Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. (NYSE:TR) closed at $28.64. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 1.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.00%.