Hot Runners: Advaxis (NASDAQ:ADXS), Vector Group (NYSE:VGR), Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR), The PNC Financial Services Group (NYSE:PNC), First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC)

Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADXS) announced that Daniel J. O’Connor, President and Chief Executive Officer of Advaxis, present at the Cowen and Company 35th Annual Health Care Conference held March 2-4, 2015, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. On Wednesday shares of Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADXS) closed at $10.59.

Vector Group (NYSE: VGR) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.40 per share, or $1.6 annualized. The dividend will be payable on March 31, 2015, to stockholders of record on March 18, 2015, with an ex-dividend date of March 16, 2015.Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) in last trading activity decreased -0.95% to close at $22.98. Company weekly performance is 0.26% while its quarterly performance stands at 8.09%. Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) is -1.37% away from its 52 week high.

Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), announced that Patrick Allin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Jillian Sheehan, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, presented at the JMP Securities Technology Conference on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. On last trading day Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) increased 0.42% to close at $26.30. Its volatility for the week is 4.62% while volatility for the month is 3.92%. Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) monthly performance is 6.13%.

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) announced that it expects to issue financial results for the first quarter of 2015 on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:PNC) has 0.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 81.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $92.07.

On February 24, 2015, the Compensation Committee of First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) approved a restated annual incentive plan. The AIP is a performance-based incentive plan that includes specified employees of the Registrant, including executive officers On last trading day First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) decreased -1.12% to close at $16.77. Its volatility for the week is 2.07% while volatility for the month is 2.30%. FBNC’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -18.90%. First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) monthly performance is -2.90%.

5 Stocks in Dramatic Moves: LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC), Advaxis (NASDAQ:ADXS), Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE:OCN), Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR), Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC)

On 24 February, LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC) reported Q4 EPS of $0.01, in-line with the analyst estimate of $0.01. Revenue for the quarter came in at $69.6 million versus the consensus estimate of $66.73 million. On Friday shares of LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC) closed at $20.37. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.40%.

Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADXS), announced that an abstract related to ADXS-HPV, the Company’s lead Lm-LLO immunotherapy product candidate, has been selected for oral presentation at the International Anal Neoplasia Society (IANS) Scientific Meeting 2015, March 13-15, 2015, in Atlanta, Georgia. Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADXS) in last trading activity decreased -7.50% to close at $9.00. Company weekly performance is 9.49% while its quarterly performance stands at 208.22%. Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADXS) is -34.50% away from its 52 week high.

Keller Rohrback L.L.P. is investigating Ocwen Financial Corporation and Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC (NYSE:OCN) regarding unfair and excessive fees charged to homeowners in a recently filed class action. On last trading day Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE:OCN) decreased -16.77% to close at $8.14. Its volatility for the week is 15.24% while volatility for the month is 11.32%. OCN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 32.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 48.00%. Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE:OCN) monthly performance is 25.23%.

The Board of Directors of Textron Inc., (NYSE:TXTR) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.02 per share on the company’s Common Stock. All dividends will be paid on April 1, 2015 to shareholders of record as of March 13, 2015. Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) has 2.00% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 77.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $28.21.

Northland Securities initiated coverage on shares of Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) in a research note released on Friday morning. The firm issued an outperform rating and a $6.50 target price on the stock. On last trading day Napco Security Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSSC) moved up 1.83% to close at $5.55. Its volatility for the week is 6.18% while volatility for the month is 4.61%. NSSC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.70%. Napco Security Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSSC) monthly performance is 13.50%.

Stocks Buzz: Cowen Group (NASDAQ:COWN), Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA), Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU), Allergan Inc. (NYSE:AGN), Textura (NYSE:TXTR)

Cowen Group Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $142.5 million. The bank, based in New York, said it had earnings of $1.21 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to 16 cents per share. The financial services company posted revenue of $121.1 million in the period. For the year, the company reported profit of $167.2 million, or $1.40 per share. Revenue was reported as $427.8 million. On Thursday shares of Cowen Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) closed at $5.20. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 20.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) announced that it has filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) in last trading activity moved down -5.50% to close at $49.70. Company weekly performance is -1.58% while its quarterly performance stands at -5.55%. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) is -16.58% away from its 52 week high.

Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU) is showing off a new souped-up base station at MWC, and though it has a more arcane name (the 9926 eNodeB) than the Radio System and it doesn’t have quite the horsepower or Ericsson’s big unit. Alcatel-Lucent’s base station can also support up 24 individual cells or sectors, but only 16,000 simultaneous users. On Thursday shares of Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU) closed at $3.91. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -2.30%.

On 24 February 2015, Allergan Inc. (NYSE:AGN) Chief Executive Officer David Pyott could receive about $100 million if he’s terminated following Actavis Plc’s acquisition of the Botox maker. Allergan Inc. (NYSE:AGN) has 9.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 92.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $232.40.

Textura Corp. (NYSE:TXTR) on Tuesday reported a loss of $3.9 million in its fourth quarter. The Deerfield, Illinois-based company said it had a loss of 15 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for stock option expense and amortization costs, were 2 cents per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 4 cents per share. The provider of project management software for the construction industry posted revenue of $17.9 million in the period, also beating Street forecasts. Analysts expected $17.6 million, according to Zacks. On last trading day Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) moved up 1.38% to close at $28.69. Its volatility for the week is 4.10% while volatility for the month is 3.79%. Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) monthly performance is 12.29%.

Stocks in news: Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO), Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB), SunEdison (NYSE:SUNE), Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR), Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE:DB)

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) claims in court that one of its partners conspired with four other companies, and doctors, to defraud it of $10 million. Cisco Systems Capital Corp. claims that the defendants made up financial information, created fake emails and altered information on some California state websites in order to get loans. On Wednesday shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) closed at $26.81. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 7.64%.

Analysts at Tudor Pickering downgraded shares of Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) from a “buy” rating to an “accumulate” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 14th. Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) in last trading activity fell -3.30% to close at $42.51. Company weekly performance is -0.61% while its quarterly performance stands at -19.46%. Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) is -27.30% away from its 52 week high.

US-based SunEdison Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) announced this month that it plans to build a solar photovoltaic manufacturing facility in India in a joint venture with Adani Enterprises Ltd with an investment of around $4 billion. On last trading day SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) fell -4.59% to close at $18.92. Its volatility for the week is 4.90% while volatility for the month is 5.41%. SUNE’s EPS growth for past 5 years was -28.10%. SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) monthly performance is -5.35%.

It was reported on 23 January 2015 that Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR) said that Haselden Construction is using the Textura-CPM solution to automate and streamline the payment management process. A web-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Textura-CPM electronically integrates all construction payment management processes, including billing, lien waiver collection, progress claims, statutory declarations, sub-tier waivers, compliance management and payments into a seamless workflow. Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) has 1.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 77.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $25.58.

Shares in Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE:DB) jumped on Thursday after Germany‘s biggest bank bounced back into the black by reporting a surprise fourth-quarter profit. Net profit came in at 438 million euros (494 million dollars) in the final three months of 2014 after a loss of 1.4 billion euros in the same period in 2013, thanks to a big gain in investment bank earnings as well as a cut in the reserves the bank has set aside for legal action, Deutsche said. On last trading day Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE:DB) fell -3.29% to close at $27.93. Its volatility for the week is 1.52% while volatility for the month is 1.91%. DB’s sales growth for past 5 years was -14.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.90%. Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE:DB) monthly performance is -9.93%.

Stay on: Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN), Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA), BIND Therapeutics (NASDAQ:BIND), Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR), Chuy’s Holdings (NASDAQ:CHUY)

On December 31, 2014, Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN) entered into an Amended and Restated Credit Agreement (the “Amended and Restated Credit Agreement”) among the Company, Knowles Luxembourg International S. r.l. and certain other subsidiaries of the Company, as borrowers, the lenders named therein and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent (the “Agent”), comprised of a $350 million five-year senior secured revolving credit facility and a $300 million five-year senior secured term loan facility. The Amended and Restated Credit Agreement amends and restates the Credit Agreement (the “Original Credit Agreement”) dated January 27, 2014 among the Company and certain subsidiaries of the Company, as borrowers, the lenders named therein and the Agent. On Friday shares of Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN) closed at $24.67. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%.

The General Counsel, Sec. and VP, of Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) Shah Devang had unloaded 10,177 shares at $2.4 per share in a transaction on December 16, 2014. The total value of transaction was $24,425. Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) in last trading activity advanced 2.33% to close at $2.64. Company weekly performance is -3.30% while its quarterly performance stands at 10.00%. Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) is -55.18% away from its 52 week high.

BIND Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIND), a clinical-stage nanomedicine platform company developing targeted and programmable therapeutics called Accurins™, on 7 January announced its 2015 strategic overview and enrollment of the first patient expressing a KRAS mutation in a global, multicenter two-tiered phase 2 trial with BIND-014 in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with KRAS mutant tumors (mutated Kirsten ras oncogene homolog) or squamous histology.On last trading day BIND Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIND) advanced 2.12% to close at $7.21. Its volatility for the week is 17.22% while volatility for the month is 7.73%. BIND Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIND) monthly performance is 26.27%.

Executive VP, Client Services of Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) Antis Michael had purchased shares worth of $24,970 in a transaction dated on December 8, 2014. A total of 908 shares were purchased at a price of $27.5 per share. Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) has 1.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 77.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $28.56.

Jefferies Group restated their hold rating on shares of Chuy’s Holdings (NASDAQ:CHUY) in a report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a $22.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $26.00.On last trading day Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) advanced 0.15% to close at $20.38. Its volatility for the week is 4.12% while volatility for the month is 3.73%. CHUY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 31.50%. Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) monthly performance is -4.14%.

Watch 5 Stocks: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY), LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB), Equity One Inc. (NYSE:EQY), Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SPH), Textura (NYSE:TXTR)

On 2 December Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) has announced its intention to acquire Spansion Inc. (NYSE:CODE) for $1.6 billion in stock. Shares of both companies popped after-hours, following the announcement. Cypress was up 12.5% while Spansion shares rose more than 18%; investors allocated the merger premium to Spansion since it’s the company being acquired. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) in last trading activity increased 0.89% to close at $13.63. Company weekly performance is 4.69% while its quarterly performance stands at 35.08%. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) is 0.52% away from its 52 week high.

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) Director Milton Carroll sold 2,720 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $90.76, for a total value of $246,867.20. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 4,899 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $444,633. On last trading day LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) decreased -6.23% to close at $70.61. Its volatility for the week is 4.18% while volatility for the month is 3.35%. LYB’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 20.30%. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) monthly performance is -19.67%.

Equity One Inc. (NYSE:EQY) announced that it has closed a $600 million unsecured revolving credit facility which replaces its existing $575 million facility. The new facility, which matures on December 31, 2018, with options to extend the maturity date for two six month periods, can be upsized to $900 million through an accordion feature. Borrowings under the new facility will bear interest at the annual rate of LIBOR plus 105 basis points subject to a pricing grid for changes in the company’s credit ratings, which compares to pricing under the prior facility of LIBOR plus 125 basis points. Further, the annual facility fee will decline from 25 basis points to 20 basis points. On last trading day Equity One Inc. (NYSE:EQY) decreased -0.76% to close at $24.85. Its volatility for the week is 1.11% while volatility for the month is 1.14%. EQY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -6.60%. Equity One Inc. (NYSE:EQY) monthly performance is 3.63%.

Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SPH) VP Sandra N. Zwickel sold 2,800 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, December 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.12, for a total transaction of $120,736.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 18,653 shares in the company, valued at approximately $804,317. Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SPH) has 0.40% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 38.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $42.55.

Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) EVP Franco Turrinelli purchased 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 8th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $27.75 per share, with a total value of $27,750.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the executive vice president now directly owns 20,309 shares in the company, valued at approximately $563,575. On Friday shares of Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) closed at $28.33. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 45.00%.

Market Watch List: Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), IAMGOLD (NYSE:IAG), Mexco Energy Corporation (NYSEMKT:MXC), Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR), Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT)

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) wants that content companies pass more of their content to social media site, as it has set of tools for publishers, that will make it easier for them to share their stuff with the 1.3 billion users of social network. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) in last trading activity decreased -0.86% to close at $76.18. Company weekly performance is 1.74% while its quarterly performance stands at -2.23%. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is -6.14% away from its 52 week high.

IAMGOLD Corp (NYSE:IAG) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the fourteen brokerages that are covering the stock, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. On last trading day IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) decreased -4.20% to close at $2.51. Its volatility for the week is 8.93% while volatility for the month is 9.30%. IAG’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -25.56%. IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) monthly performance is 36.41%.

Mexco Energy Corporation (NYSEMKT:MXC) announce the purchase of various royalty interests ranging from .0018% to 1.1% revenue interests at a price of $580,000 covering approximately 580 wells in 87 counties of eight states.On last trading day Mexco Energy Corporation (NYSEMKT:MXC) decreased -0.52% to close at $5.76. Its volatility for the week is 4.58% while volatility for the month is 4.64%. MXC’s sales growth for past 5 years was -4.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -24.20%. Mexco Energy Corporation (NYSEMKT:MXC) monthly performance is -3.19%.

Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) Chairman Patrick J. Allin acquired 11,350 shares of Textura Corp stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 5th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $26.41 per share, for a total transaction of $299,753.50. Following the purchase, the chairman now directly owns 222,106 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,865,819. Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) has 3.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 77.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $28.14.

Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) Director Thomas J. Hutchison III sold 92,041 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.44, for a total transaction of $684,785.04. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 272,691 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,028,821. On Wednesday shares of Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) closed at $7.27. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 6.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.30%.

Market Movers: Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S), Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD), Ophthotech Corporation (NASDAQ:OPHT), Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR), MasTec (NYSE:MTZ)

Shares of Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) were the recipient of a large drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 14th, there was short interest totalling 77,742,838 shares, a drop of 8.3% from the October 31st total of 84,780,709 shares. Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) in last trading activity moved down -2.06% to close at $4.75. Company weekly performance is -2.46% while its quarterly performance stands at -17.68%. Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) is -58.59% away from its 52 week high.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) has just taken the wraps off of its new Catalyst Omega driver suite, which provides additional performance and a bunch of new technologies and features. The features built into the Omega drivers is extensive, but one of those stand out features is support for 5K displays. On last trading day Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) moved down -3.01% to close at $2.58. Its volatility for the week is 3.98% while volatility for the month is 3.28%. AMD’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 51.30%. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) monthly performance is -6.52%.

Ophthotech Corp (NASDAQ:OPHT) major shareholder A/S Novo sold 995,000 shares of Ophthotech Corp stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.20, for a total value of $39,999,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 5,901,819 shares in the company, valued at approximately $237,253,124. On last trading day Ophthotech Corporation (NASDAQ:OPHT) moved up 2.32% to close at $45.95. Its volatility for the week is 3.58% while volatility for the month is 3.71%. Ophthotech Corporation (NASDAQ:OPHT) monthly performance is 11.75%.

Textura Corp (NYSE:TXTR) CFO Jillian Sheehan acquired 2,770 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, December 5th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $26.86 per share, for a total transaction of $74,402.20. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief financial officer now directly owns 30,499 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $819,203. Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) has 3.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 77.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $27.62.

On November 25, MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) reported third-quarter 2014 adjusted earnings of 53 cents per share, in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate but below management’s guidance of 56 cents. On Monday shares of MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) closed at $23.60. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 25.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 6.90%.

Trader’s Recap: MOL Global (NASDAQ:MOLG), JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU), Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR), Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC), Kellogg Company (NYSE:K)

MOL Global Inc. (NASDAQ:MOLG) extended its gains Wednesday, a day after its largest shareholder said he supports the company’s management in spite of the company’s recent share price plunge.MOL Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOLG) in last trading activity increased 6.85% to close at $3.90. Company weekly performance is -55.98%. MOL Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOLG) is -64.99% away from its 52 week high.

U.S. budget carrier JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) announced on Tuesday the launch of twice-weekly direct flights to its latest Caribbean destination, Curaçao. On last trading day JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) decreased -0.54% to close at $14.82. Its volatility for the week is 3.97% while volatility for the month is 3.74%. JBLU’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 27.80%. JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) monthly performance is 26.24%.

A deadline is coming up on December 8, 2014 in the lawsuit filed for investors of Textura Corp (NYSE:TXTR) over alleged violations of Federal Securities Laws by Textura Corp. On last trading day Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) increased 0.48% to close at $24.90. Its volatility for the week is 4.30% while volatility for the month is 6.08%. Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) monthly performance is -6.29%.

MKM Partners upgraded shares of Ambac Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:AMBC) from a sell rating to a neutral rating in a report issued on November 13, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. They currently have $25.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $15.00. Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBC) institutional ownership stands at 78.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $24.86.

Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) major shareholder Kellogg W. K. Foundation Trust unloaded 110,200 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $66.60, for a total transaction of $7,339,320.00. On Wednesday shares of Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) closed at $66.38. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 2.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.60%.

Application Software Top Losers: Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD), Unwired Planet (NASDAQ:UPIP), Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR), Actua Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTA), Astea International Inc. (NASDAQ:ATEA)

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSOD) announced Gross profit for the third quarter of 2014 was $48.9 million, representing a 41% increase compared to the same period in 2013. Gross margin for the third quarter of 2014 was 71.6% compared to 71.7% in the third quarter of 2013. Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSOD) in last trading activity moved down -15.88% to close at $27.55. Company weekly performance is -21.71% while its quarterly performance stands at -24.99%. Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSOD) is -55.46% away from its 52 week high.

Unwired Planet, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPIP) on 30 October announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015. Revenue for the first quarter ended September 30, 2014 was $1.3 million, while operating loss from continuing operations totaled $11.4 million. On last trading day Unwired Planet, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPIP) moved down -5.07% to close at $1.40. Its volatility for the week is 5.02% while volatility for the month is 4.77%. UPIP’s sales growth for past 5 years was -28.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 14.90%. Unwired Planet, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPIP) monthly performance is -17.35%.

Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) reported Q3 EPS of ($0.07), $0.01 better than the analyst estimate of ($0.08). Revenue for the quarter came in at $16.4 million versus the consensus estimate of $16.7 million. Textura Corp. sees Q4 2014 EPS of ($0.04)-($0.02), versus the consensus of ($0.01). Textura Corp. sees Q4 2014 revenue of $17.4-17.8 million, versus the consensus of $19.1 million. On last trading day Textura Corporation (NYSE:TXTR) moved down -12.29% to close at $23.26. Its volatility for the week is 8.32% while volatility for the month is 7.55%.

Actua Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTA) on Thursday reported a loss of $10.7 million in its third quarter. The Radnor, Pennsylvania-based company said it had a loss of 29 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 12 cents per share. The cloud computing company posted revenue of $20.8 million in the period. Actua Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTA) has 8.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 83.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $15.90.

Astea International Inc. (NASDAQ:ATEA) on 21st October said that it would showcase the latest product offering related to service management and mobile workforce in the two upcoming conferences in Europe. The first premier conference is WBR Field Service, and the second one is After Market Business Platform. Astea is committed for developing latest solutions that change the way a company manages and connects with the customers. It provides advanced solutions to businesses for delivering premium services to customers at lower cost of ownership.On Thursday shares of Astea International Inc. (NASDAQ:ATEA) closed at $1.98. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -3.20%.