Stock Runners: Bio-Techne Corp. (NASDAQ:TECH), Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD), Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC), WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC), Alamos Gold Inc. (NYSE:AGI)

On Wednesday shares of Bio-Techne Corp. (NASDAQ:TECH) closed at $98.89. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 6.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.50%. Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ:TECH) reported adjusted earnings (EPS) of 86 cents per share in the third quarter of fiscal 2015, a nickel short of the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 91 cents. Adjusted EPS also declined 8.5% on a year-over-year basis, mainly due to to currency headwinds as many foreign currencies weakened against a strong U.S. dollar.

Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) in last trading activity fell -3.50% to close at $3.86. Company weekly performance is 6.63% while its quarterly performance stands at 6.63%. Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) is -28.65% away from its 52 week high. Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) announced that new clinical data from its ongoing Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating evofosfamide (previously known as TH-302), an investigational compound, with bortezomib (Velcade®) and dexamethasone in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma will be presented on Sunday, May 31, 2015, at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), taking place May 29 – June 2, 2015, in Chicago, Illinois.

On last trading day Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) moved up 1.37% to close at $8.16. Its volatility for the week is 1.84% while volatility for the month is 1.84%. PSEC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 47.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -0.90%. Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) monthly performance is -2.01%. Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) announced that it recorded 97% Recurring Interest Income Mix in the third quarter ended March 31, 2015. The NOO was $87.4 million compared to $98.5 million in 3Q2014.

WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) has 2.50% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 69.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $81.99. Zacks cut shares of WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on 1 May.

On last trading day Alamos Gold Inc. (NYSE:AGI) moved up 1.37% to close at $7.39. Its volatility for the week is 3.75% while volatility for the month is 4.35%. AGI’s EPS growth for past 5 years was -34.46%. Alamos Gold Inc. (NYSE:AGI) monthly performance is 18.81%. Alamos Gold Inc. (NYSE:AGI) on 7 May, reported first-quarter net income of $2.1 million (2.7 million CAD). On a per-share basis, the Toronto-based company said it had profit of 2 cents. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 2 cents per share. The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 2 cents per share. The gold mining company posted revenue of $42.6 million (53.8 million CAD) in the period.

Best Stocks: Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD), Navios Maritime Midstream Partners(NYSE:NAP), CH Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ:CHRW), The Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG)

On Tuesday shares of Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) closed at $4.00. Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to the Company’s partner Merck (NYSE: MRK) KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, for the development of evofosfamide (previously known as TH-302), administered in combination with gemcitabine, for the treatment of previously untreated patients with metastatic or locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer.

Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:NAP) in last trading activity advanced 4.39% to close at $17.61. Company weekly performance is 8.50% while its quarterly performance stands at 26.69%. Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:NAP) is 0.97% away from its 52 week high. On 1 May, Fledgling VLCC owner Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:NAP) reported revenue for the first three months of this year increased by $1 mill to $16.7 mill, compared to $15.7 mill for the same period in 2014. Daily TCE was $45,898 for 1Q15, compared to $43,101 for 1Q14. EBITDA increased by $0.9 mill to $12.6 mill for 1Q15, compared to $11.7 mill for the same period in 2014. The increase was due to a $1 mill increase in revenue and a $0.2 mill decrease in management fees.

On last trading day CH Robinson Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) moved down -0.43% to close at $64.99. Its volatility for the week is 1.61% while volatility for the month is 1.78%. CHRW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 7.40%. CH Robinson Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) monthly performance is -7.65%. Susquehanna restated their neutral rating on shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ:CHRW) in a report released on 4 May.

On last trading day The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) moved down -1.83% to close at $50.95. Its volatility for the week is 1.52% while volatility for the month is 1.64%. DOW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 68.70%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) monthly performance is 5.55%. Dow Microbial Control, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) has officially joined the bluesign® system, a network of leading companies serving textile and apparel markets around the world. Chemical manufacturers who are partners in the bluesign system, which also includes textile and apparel manufacturers and brands, agree to improve performance in five areas of their production processes: air emissions, consumer safety, occupational health and safety, resource productivity and water emissions.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has 0.19% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 31.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $529.04. Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) plans to set up its biggest development centre outside the US in Hyderabad, with an outlay of ₹1,000 crore.

What’s Hot Today: Threshold Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:THLD), Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY), JA Solar Holdings (NASDAQ:JASO), Preferred Apartment Communities (NYSEMKT:APTS), CoBiz Financial (NASDAQ:COBZ)

On Tuesday shares of Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) closed at $4.00. Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) CEO Barry Selick said: “Evofosfamide is currently being studied in patients with pancreatic cancer in the Maestro Phase III study, and based on current projections, we expect that the number of protocol-specified events for the trial may be reached in the second half of 2015, with the results of the primary efficacy analyses to be available shortly thereafter.”

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) in last trading activity moved up 0.90% to close at $10.10. Company weekly performance is 0.60% while its quarterly performance stands at -1.25%. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) is -8.41% away from its 52 week high. On 6 May, Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) reported Q1 EPS of $0.25, $0.05 worse than the analyst estimate of $0.30.

On Tuesday shares of JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO) closed at $10.16. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 24.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 22.00%. Soventix Chile SPA and JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO) on 10 May, announced the establishment of a joint venture in Santiago de Chile that will develop large scale solar photovoltaic power projects in Chile.

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSEMKT:APTS) has 1.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 39.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $10.92. Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSEMKT:APTS) on 4 May, reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. The Company reported total revenues for first quarter 2015 of $21,344,515, compared to total revenues for first quarter 2014 of $11,240,082, an increase of approximately $10.1 million, or approximately 89.9%.

On last trading day CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) decreased -0.51% to close at $11.75. Its volatility for the week is 1.64% while volatility for the month is 2.43%. COBZ’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.40%. CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) monthly performance is -3.76%. CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) was downgraded by Zacks from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on 30 April.

Investors Are Watching: QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM), Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD), Targa Resources Corp. (NYSE:TRGP), Heritage Financial Group (NASDAQ:HBOS), Fuel Systems Solutions (NASDAQ:FSYS)

On Thursday shares of QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) closed at $68.43. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 20.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.50%. QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) is facing penalty from South Korean antitrust regulator, US chip giant Qualcomm is being investigated by South Korea’s antitrust regulator for its alleged anti-competitive patent licensing practices, and may face a yet undecided penalty this year.

Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) in last trading activity moved up 0.83% to close at $3.65. Company weekly performance is 3.11% while its quarterly performance stands at -2.14%. Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) is -32.53% away from its 52 week high. On Apr 30, Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) reported financial results for the first quarter 2015. Revenue for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 was $3.7 million. The operating loss for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 was $9.6 million. The net loss for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 was $11.2 million, which included the operating loss of $9.6 million and non-cash expense of $1.5 million related to the changes in fair value of the Company’s outstanding warrants and was classified as other income (expense).

On last trading day Targa Resources Corp. (NYSE:TRGP) moved up 0.07% to close at $101.90. Its volatility for the week is 2.97% while volatility for the month is 2.81%. TRGP’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 51.23%. Targa Resources Corp. (NYSE:TRGP) monthly performance is 4.84%. Targa Resources Corp (NASDAQ:TRGP) was downgraded by investment analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports.

Heritage Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBOS) has 1.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 71.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $27.49. Heritage Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HBOS) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $3.9 million.

On last trading day Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSYS) moved down -10.59% to close at $9.71. Its volatility for the week is 4.88% while volatility for the month is 2.82%. FSYS’s sales growth for past 5 years was -5.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -23.70%. Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSYS) monthly performance is -14.67%. Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSYS) reported results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Total revenue for the first quarter of 2015 was $63.3 million compared to $81.3 million for the first quarter of 2014. Gross profit for the first quarter of 2015 was $14.5 million, or 22.9% of revenue, compared to $17.4 million, or 21.4% of revenue, for the first quarter of 2014.

Eye Catching Stocks: Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD), Convergys Corporation (NYSE:CVG), Boston Beer Co. Inc. (NYSE:SAM), Rock-Tenn Company (NYSE:RKT), Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW)

Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) in last trading activity decreased -0.26% to close at $3.90. Company weekly performance is -7.58% while its quarterly performance stands at 6.85%. Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) is -27.91% away from its 52 week high. On Apr 22, Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) announced preclinical data on TH-4000, its proprietary, molecularly-targeted, hypoxia-activated, irreversible epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) suggesting that TH-4000 may overcome resistance to therapy with conventional EGFR-TKIs. In a xenograft model of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in which both wild-type (normal) EGFR and mutant EGFR are present (a heterozygous model), TH-4000 was more active than the conventional EGFR-TKI erlotinib.

Convergys Corporation (NYSE:CVG) has 1.00% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $23.25. Convergys Corporation (NYSE:CVG) , announce its 2015 first quarter results after market close on Tuesday, May 5th. The Company also plans to webcast a conference call with investors to discuss results on Wednesday, May 6th, at 9:00 AM, Eastern Time.

On Wednesday shares of Boston Beer Co. Inc. (NYSE:SAM) closed at $259.80. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 16.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 17.60%. Boston Beer Co Inc (NYSE:SAM) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net earnings of $13.7 million or $1.00 per share compared with $8.3 million or $0.62 per share last year.

Rock-Tenn Company (NYSE:RKT) in last trading activity fell -0.38% to close at $60.67. Company weekly performance is -0.51% while its quarterly performance stands at -6.56%. Rock-Tenn Company (NYSE:RKT) is -15.11% away from its 52 week high. RockTenn (NYSE:RKT) reported earnings for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 of $0.77 per diluted share and adjusted earnings of $0.85 per diluted share.

On last trading day Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) fell -0.38% to close at $75.29. Its volatility for the week is 1.34% while volatility for the month is 1.69%. CW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 10.70%. Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) monthly performance is 1.51%. Curtiss-Wright Corp. (NYSE:CW) on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $16 million. On a per-share basis, the Charlotte, North Carolina-based company said it had net income of 33 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 79 cents per share.

Investors Watch List: NewLink Genetics Corporation (NASDAQ:NLNK), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), JA Solar Holdings Co., (NASDAQ:JASO), Masco (NYSE:MAS), Threshold Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:THLD)

On Thursday shares of NewLink Genetics Corporation (NASDAQ:NLNK) closed at $53.59. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 186.10%. Jefferies Group lowered shares of NewLink Genetics Corp (NASDAQ:NLNK) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Thursday.

On last trading day General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) moved up 0.40% to close at $24.94. Its volatility for the week is 1.11% while volatility for the month is 1.37%. GE’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 8.80%. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) monthly performance is -2.81%. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) suspended home-appliance production for one week at its massive facility in Louisville, Ky., after a six-alarm fire destroyed a warehouse and generated thick clouds of dark smoke that prompted local officials to order nearby residents to stay indoors.

On Thursday shares of JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO) closed at $9.67. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 22.00%. JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO) on 2 April 2015, announced that Mr. Yong Liu, Chief Technology Officer, has resigned for personal reasons. Mr. Liu has also relinquished his position on the Board of Directors, effective March 31, 2015.

Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) in last trading activity moved up 2.11% to close at $26.62. Company weekly performance is 2.98% while its quarterly performance stands at 6.01%. Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) is -2.85% away from its 52 week high. Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $.09 per common share, payable on May 11, 2015, to shareholders of record on April 10, 2015.

On Thursday shares of Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) closed at $4.05. Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) announced it will present data on its investigational anti-cancer drugs at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2015 being held April 18-22, 2015, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The company will present clinical and preclinical data on TH-4000, its proprietary, hypoxia-activated irreversible epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI).

5 Stocks Under Wall Street’s Radar: Threshold Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:THLD), Campus Crest Communities (NYSE:CCG), AXIS Capital (NYSE:AXS), JA Solar (NASDAQ:JASO), JinkoSolar Holding (NYSE:JKS)

On Thursday shares of Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) closed at $4.05. Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) announced it will present data on its investigational anti-cancer drugs at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2015 being held April 18-22, 2015, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The company will present clinical and preclinical data on TH-4000, its proprietary, hypoxia-activated irreversible epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI).

Campus Crest Communities, Inc. (NYSE:CCG) in last trading activity moved up 6.04% to close at $6.85. Company weekly performance is -4.99% while its quarterly performance stands at -6.29%. Campus Crest Communities, Inc. (NYSE:CCG) is -22.86% away from its 52 week high. On April 1, it was reported that, Campus Crest Communities Inc. (NYSE:CCG) is doing away with dividend payments for 2015, as the Charlotte-based company works to improve its operating results, sell assets, raise capital and refinance existing credit lines. “We remain extremely focused on pursuing Campus Crest’s strategic repositioning, and strengthening our financial and liquidity position,” Richard Kahlbaugh, nonexecutive chairman, said in a news release.

On last trading day AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) decreased -0.29% to close at $51.34. Its volatility for the week is 1.01% while volatility for the month is 1.19%. AXS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.90%. AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) monthly performance is 1.54%. On April 2, it was reported that, AXIS Accident & Health, a unit of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced that it has acquired Ternian Insurance Group LLC for an undisclosed amount. This acquisition came after AXIS Capital agreed to merge with PartnerRe Ltd. PRE in January.

On Thursday shares of JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO) closed at $9.67. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 22.00%. Investment analysts at Wolfe Research began coverage on shares of JA Solar Holdings Co. (NASDAQ:JASO) in a note issued to investors on Thursday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm set a “market perform” rating on the stock.

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE:JKS) in last trading activity increased 0.19% to close at $26.76. Company weekly performance is 3.64% while its quarterly performance stands at 35.77%. JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE:JKS) is -23.04% away from its 52 week high. On March 26, JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE:JKS) announced plans to set up a new production facility in Malaysia. JinkoSolar will set up 500 MW of solar PV module and 450 MW cell manufacturing unit in Penang, Malaysia, the company announced recently. An estimated $100 million will be invested towards this facility which is expected to be operational by May this year.

Investors Watch List: TCP International (NYSE:TCPI), Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD), Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN), Extended Stay America (NYSE:STAY), L Brands (NYSE:LB)

On Wednesday shares of TCP International Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:TCPI) closed at $1.83. On March 23, the Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that a lawsuit was filed on behalf of certain purchasers of shares of TCP International Holdings Ltd (NYSE:TCPI) over alleged Federal Securities Laws Violations by TCP International Holdings Ltd in connection with the Company’s initial public offering (“IPO”) on or about June 26, 2014.

Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) in last trading activity remains unchanged to close at $4.06. Company weekly performance is -0.73% while its quarterly performance stands at 24.92%. Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) is -24.95% away from its 52 week high. Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) announced it will present data on its investigational anti-cancer drugs at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2015 being held April 18-22, 2015, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

On last trading day Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN) moved down -2.28% to close at $3.85. Its volatility for the week is 3.26% while volatility for the month is 3.93%. RBCN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -28.80%. Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN) monthly performance is -11.70%. Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN), announced the appointment of Christine Richardson, Ph.D., as Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Richardson will take responsibility for the ongoing development of Rubicon’s technology platforms and will lead research and development activities.

Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY) has 0.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 98.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $19.70.

On last trading day L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) moved down -1.19% to close at $93.17. Its volatility for the week is 1.69% while volatility for the month is 1.65%. LB’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 20.60%. L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) monthly performance is 2.07%.Brean Capital assumed coverage on shares of L Brands (NYSE:LB) in a report released on Tuesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm issued a hold rating on the stock.

Morning Alert: Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD), Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY), Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK), Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR)

On Tuesday shares of Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) closed at $4.06. Roth Capital set a $4.50 price objective on CTI BioPharma Corp (NASDAQ:CTIC) in a research report released on Monday morning. The firm currently has a a buy rating on the stock.

On Tuesday shares of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) closed at $72.65. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -2.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.65%. Suffering from generic competition and patent losses, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) froze salaries and cut bonuses last year–from the top management ranks on down. But the decreases in incentive pay didn’t make a huge dent in those executive pay packages. For CEO John Lechleiter, salary held steady at $1.5 million. His stock awards also stood firm at $6.75 million. His incentive pay did sink by more than $1 million, to $1.8 million from $2.9 million.

On last trading day Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) advanced 1.07% to close at $63.24. Its volatility for the week is 2.10% while volatility for the month is 1.80%. HAS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 5.20%. Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) monthly performance is 0.14%. Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) announced that it will webcast its first quarter 2015 earnings conference call on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time, following the release of Hasbro’s financial results.

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) in last trading activity moved down -1.47% to close at $57.48. Company weekly performance is -1.96% while its quarterly performance stands at 0.37%. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) is -8.92% away from its 52 week high. Another day, another immuno-oncology tie up, and this time it’s Merck & Co Inc. (NYSE:MRK) and Syndax combining two of their anti-cancer drugs in the hope of magnifying their power. The collaboration will see Merck’s checkpoint inhibitor Keytruda (pembrolizumab) tested in combination with Syndax’ entinostat in a Phase Ib/II clinical programme in melanoma and non-small cell lung cancer, that could be extended into Phase III.

On last trading day Forestar Group Inc. (NYSE:FOR) decreased -0.76% to close at $15.77. Its volatility for the week is 2.19% while volatility for the month is 2.59%. FOR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -28.30%. Forestar Group Inc. (NYSE:FOR) monthly performance is 8.53%. Forestar Group Inc. (NYSE:FOR) has set a May 12 date for its annual shareholders meeting, at which major changes to the Austin company’s board of directors will be put to a vote.

Why Making Dramatic Moves: Republic First Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:FRBK), Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

On Friday shares of Republic First Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:FRBK) closed at $3.72. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -1.40%. Republic First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FRBK) was upgraded by equities researchers at TheStreet from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday.

Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) in last trading activity moved up 3.56% to close at $4.07. Company weekly performance is -7.92% while its quarterly performance stands at 38.91%. Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) is -24.77% away from its 52 week high. Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) announced it will present data on its investigational anti-cancer drugs at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2015 being held April 18-22, 2015, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

On last trading day Wix.com Ltd. (NASDAQ:WIX) moved up 0.77% to close at $18.38. Its volatility for the week is 3.18% while volatility for the month is 3.89%. Wix.com Ltd. (NASDAQ:WIX) monthly performance is -1.34%. On March 17, Wix.com Ltd. (NASDAQ:WIX) said that it now expects first quarter revenue of $44 million to $45 million, compared to its prior outlook of $43 million to $44 million. The company also raised its full year 2015 revenue outlook to a range of $200 million to $204 million from its previous outlook of $198 million to $202 million.
On Friday shares of General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) closed at $37.31. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 8.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 17.86%. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has recently announced its plans to assemble the next generation Chevrolet Cruze in a new plant in Mexico. The automaker aims to take advantage of ease in supplying the South American Market as well as of relatively cheaper labor costs.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) in last trading activity decreased -0.66% to close at $81.35. Company weekly performance is -2.27% while its quarterly performance stands at -5.31%. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is -10.04% away from its 52 week high. A California appeals court refused Thursday to revive a citizen group’s lawsuit claiming the city of Redlands violated the California Environmental Quality Act when it approved a shopping center anchored by a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) store, finding Redlands adequately considered the environmental consequences of the plan.