Stocks in Focus: The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES), Discovery Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:DSCO), TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TCON), Prestige Brands Holdings (NYSE:PBH), SS&C Technologies (NASDAQ:SSNC)

On Thursday shares of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) closed at $13.54. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 2.40%. The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) announced the pricing of the Company’s previously announced secondary public offering of an aggregate of approximately 60 million shares of its common stock (the “Offering”), by Terrific Investment Corporation (the “Selling Stockholder”), a subsidiary controlled by China Investment Corporation (“CIC”), with approximately 40 million shares offered to the public at $13.25 per share.

Discovery Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:DSCO) in last trading activity fell -19.99% to close at $0.92. Company weekly performance is -14.01% while its quarterly performance stands at -33.33%. Discovery Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:DSCO) is -54.67% away from its 52 week high. Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:DSCO), reported top line data from its recently completed AEROSURF® phase 2a clinical trial in premature infants with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS).

On last trading day TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) fell -3.21% to close at $10.86. Its volatility for the week is 9.50% while volatility for the month is 7.21%. TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) monthly performance is -14.62%. TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: TCON) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for the development of TRC105 in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) that have progressed following treatment with one inhibitor of the VEGF pathway in combination with standard dose Inlyta® (axitinib).

Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PBH) has 0.50% insider ownership. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $43.41. Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PBH) posted a quarterly profit of $23.8 million, or $0.45 per share, versus $16.0 million, or $0.30 per share, in the year-ago quarter. Excluding items, the company’s adjusted earnings rose to $0.47 per share from $0.35 per share.

On last trading day SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC) increased 1.18% to close at $60.14. Its volatility for the week is 2.02% while volatility for the month is 2.49%. SSNC’s sales growth for past 5 years was 23.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 38.00%. SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC) monthly performance is -4.92%.SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC), unveiled Precision LM at its Investment Intelligence Summit in Florida yesterday. Precision LM redefines SS&C’s loan management software suite and is the evolution of SS&C’s comprehensive commercial loan management technology and expertise.

Trending Tickers: TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TCON), INSYS Therapeutics (NASDAQ:INSY), The Babcock & Wilcox (NYSE:BWC), Square 1 Financial (NASDAQ:SQBK), Net 1 Ueps Technologies (NASDAQ:UEPS)

On Wednesday shares of TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) closed at $10.35. TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TCON), announced that it will report its first quarter 2015 financial and operating results after the close of U.S. financial markets on Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

INSYS Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSY) in last trading activity decreased -0.09% to close at $53.45. Company weekly performance is -5.18% while its quarterly performance stands at 9.46%. INSYS Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSY) is -21.25% away from its 52 week high. Insys Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSY) announced that the Company will release its financial results for the first quarter 2015 on Thursday, May 7, 2015, before the U.S. financial markets open.

On Wednesday shares of The Babcock & Wilcox Company (NYSE:BWC) closed at $31.87. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 0.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.56%. Babcock & Wilcox Co (NYSE:BWC) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net earnings of $45.26 million or $0.42 per share compared with $45 million or $0.41 per share last year.

Square 1 Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:SQBK) has 2.00% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 75.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $26.28. On April 29, Square 1 Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:SQBK) Bank, announced that it has provided a $3 million credit facility to InDemand Interpreting, a leading video remote interpreting (VRI) provider for the healthcare industry. Proceeds of the credit facility will support the company’s continued growth.

On last trading day Net 1 Ueps Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:UEPS) decreased -0.42% to close at $14.26. Its volatility for the week is 2.77% while volatility for the month is 3.00%. UEPS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -0.40%. Net 1 Ueps Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:UEPS) monthly performance is 8.44%. Net 1 Ueps Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:UEPS) announced that it has prevailed in administrative actions brought by the South African National Credit Regulator (“NCR”) against two subsidiaries of the Company.

Stock Highlights: Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE), Net Element International Inc (NASDAQ:NETE), TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TCON), Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), Iteris (NYSEMKT:ITI)

On Friday shares of Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) closed at $6.04. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 0.01%. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) was downgraded by stock analysts at BMO Capital Markets from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report issued on Thursday. They currently have a $4.50 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $9.00. BMO Capital Markets’ price objective would indicate a potential downside of 27.07% from the company’s current price.

Net Element International Inc (NASDAQ:NETE) in last trading activity advanced 2.59% to close at $1.19. Company weekly performance is 0.85% while its quarterly performance stands at 2.59%. Net Element International Inc (NASDAQ:NETE) is -79.30% away from its 52 week high. On 2 April, Net Element International Inc (NASDAQ:NETE) and TAS Group have entered into a strategic partnership to develop and promote Europay, MasterCard, and Visa (“EMV”) chip-enabled solutions, card management systems, and mobile payment technologies in the US and various global markets.

On Friday shares of TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) closed at $12.40. On 8 April, TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) announced that it entered into an amended license agreement and a new sponsored research collaboration with Case Western Reserve University (CWRU).

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) in last trading activity fell -0.44% to close at $51.94. Company weekly performance is 3.01% while its quarterly performance stands at 32.87%. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) is -7.23% away from its 52 week high. On 8 April, Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) said that, it is testing a revamped search design.

On last trading day Iteris, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ITI) increased 0.54% to close at $1.85. Its volatility for the week is 1.66% while volatility for the month is 2.65%. ITI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -0.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -33.20%. Iteris, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ITI) monthly performance is 8.19%. Iteris, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ITI) said that, it has launched its ClearAg mobile application beta program.

Stocks to Watch: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TCON), Aldeyra Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ALDX), NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS), The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

On Thursday shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) closed at $61.20. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -4.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 8.07%. A U.S. federal judge tossed out a lawsuit brought by non-profit group Better Markets that sought to block a $13 billion settlement JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) reached with the U.S. Justice Department over shoddy mortgage loans sold to investors before the financial crisis. Judge Beryl A. Howell accepted a motion by the Justice Department filed last May to dismiss the lawsuit, which argued that the group founded in 2010 to advocate for tough Wall Street reforms lacked standing to sue.

TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) in last trading activity fell -5.80% to close at $15.60. Company weekly performance is 9.47%. TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) is -25.71% away from its 52 week high. On March 10, TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the year ended December 31, 2014, TRACON reported a net loss of $6.8 million compared to a net loss of $7.7 million for 2013.

On last trading day Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALDX) fell -5.53% to close at $10.60. Its volatility for the week is 7.13% while volatility for the month is 7.06%. Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALDX) monthly performance is -4.07%. On March 17, Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALDX) announced that it has opened enrollment for its Phase II clinical trial of NS2 for patients with Sjögren-Larsson Syndrome. In addition, Alderya announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its submission of an amended protocol for its Phase II clinical trial of NS2 in patients with noninfectious anterior uveitis.

NCI Building Systems Inc. (NYSE:NCS) has 1.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 95.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $17.10. NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE:NCS) announced that Norman Chambers, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in one-on-one meetings at the BB&T 9thAnnual Commercial & Industrial Investor Conference March 26, 2015 in Coral Gables, Florida.

On last trading day The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) fell -0.56% to close at $107.37. Its volatility for the week is 1.61% while volatility for the month is 1.40%. DIS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.30%. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) monthly performance is 3.38%. Latinum Network, America’s premier member-based multicultural advisory firm, is hosting its biannual Executive Roundtable series on March 26, 2015 at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, CA. Co-hosted by The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), this in-person meeting brings together about 50 executives from some of America’s top corporations in order to discuss strategies and best practices in multicultural marketing. Among the Spring Executive Roundtable’s confirmed attendees are representatives from the National Football League, Facebook, Coca-Cola, Discovery US Hispanic Networks, Nestlé USA, and more.

Worth Watching Stocks: CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL), TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TCON), Summit Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:SMMF), Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN), Enzon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ENZN)

On Tuesday shares of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) closed at $35.13. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 29.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 0.10%. CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) announced the availability of CenturyLink Cloud in Asia Pacific. The public cloud platform – available in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Germany, and now through one of CenturyLink’s data centers in Singapore – delivers enterprise-class control, agility, scalability and security backed by an industry-leading global network.

TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) in last trading activity increased 9.66% to close at $16.46. Company weekly performance is 1.67%. TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) is -21.62% away from its 52 week high. On March 10, TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TCON), announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2014. At December 31, 2014, TRACON had cash and cash equivalents totaling $35.0 million. In February 2015, the successful completion of the Company’s initial public offering raised gross proceeds of $41.0 million.

On last trading day Summit Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:SMMF) remains unchanged to close at $12.26. Its volatility for the week is 2.15% while volatility for the month is 2.05%. SMMF’s sales growth for past 5 years was -8.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 66.10%. Summit Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:SMMF) monthly performance is 7.36%. As previously disclosed, on August 22, 2014, Summit Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:SMMF) entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement with Castle Creek Capital Partners V, LP. Pursuant to the Purchase Agreement, following the satisfaction or waiver of the conditions set forth in the Purchase Agreement, Castle Creek agreed to acquire in a private placement shares of common stock of the Company in an amount that is expected to approximate 9.9% of the outstanding Common Stock of the Company following consummation of the Private Placement at the price of $9.75 per share. The Private Placement consisted of two closings.

Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN) has 1.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 95.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $4.04. Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN), participated in the 27th Annual Roth Conference for investors at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel, in Dana Point, CA, on Monday, March 9, 2015. Mardel Graffy, Chief Financial Officer, will make a presentation to investors at 5:00 p.m. PT (8:00 p.m.ET).

On last trading day Enzon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ENZN) fell -0.92% to close at $1.08. Its volatility for the week is 3.23% while volatility for the month is 5.71%. ENZN’s sales growth for past 5 years was -9.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 20.20%. Enzon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ENZN) monthly performance is 9.09%.

Investor’s Choice: TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TCON), American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL), International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM), AT&T (NYSE:T), Vanda Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VNDA)

On February 28, TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) reported positive results from a Phase 1b clinical trial combining TRC105 with Inlyta(R) (axitinib) in patients with advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Data were presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2015 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium being held in Orlando, Florida. On Thursday shares of TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) closed at $14.25.

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) experienced a slight downtick in revenue-passenger-miles during the month of February, the air carrier announced this week. Last month, American’s network flew 15 billion revenue-passenger-miles, down 0.7 percent compared to February 2014. American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) in last trading activity moved up 2.72% to close at $48.68. Company weekly performance is 0.58% while its quarterly performance stands at 0.97%. American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) is -13.21% away from its 52 week high.

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) announced that it once again has been named the industry’s premier engine of thought leadership in a White Space Report by Source Information Services (Source) , one of the leading providers of research about the management consulting market. On Thursday shares of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) closed at $157.98. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.51%.

AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T) has invested nearly $2.8 billion in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Florida between 2012 through 2014, driving a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers. AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T) in last trading activity moved up 1.56% to close at $33.13. Company weekly performance is -2.56% while its quarterly performance stands at 2.16%. AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T) is -9.17% away from its 52 week high.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VNDA) was downgraded by Zacks to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday. They currently have a $11.00 target price on the stock. Zacks‘s target price points to a potential upside of 4.96% from the company’s current price. On last trading day Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA) fell -2.54% to close at $10.34. Its volatility for the week is 4.94% while volatility for the month is 5.59%. VNDA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 62.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.30%. Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA) monthly performance is -15.52%.

Moving Stocks: Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE:OCN), TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TCON), Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)

Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE:OCN) stated noteworthy updates about the Corporation. As formerly revealed on February 5, 2015 in its Corporation Update to Stakeholders, Ocwen anticipates to report a loss for the fourth quarter and 2014 fiscal year. Ocwen will file a Form 12b-25 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an extension of time enabling the Corporation to file its 2014 Form 10-K on or before March 17, 2015, without penalty. Ocwen requires this extension to complete its goodwill valuation analysis and its financial closing procedures and to ensure appropriate disclosure of various recent events influencing the Corporation. On Tuesday shares of Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE:OCN) closed at $9.50. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 32.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 4.00%.

Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus raised their price target on shares of TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) from $16.00 to $20.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, March 2nd. TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) in last trading activity decreased -6.85% to close at $16.19. Company weekly performance is -12.20%. TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) is -22.90% away from its 52 week high.

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) on March 03, 2015, declared the release of the Java Development Kit (JDK) 8, Update 40 (JDK 8u40). From small devices to smart cities, Java powers solutions like no other technology. As such, Oracle is committed to working closely with key partners in the Java ecosystem to continually modernize and deliver new innovations to the Java Platform. On Tuesday shares of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) closed at $41.82. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 8.50%.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) said its wireless-service cancellations will again be elevated from a year earlier in the first quarter, amid what has been a more competitive market for subscribers. On Tuesday shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) closed at $47.51. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 7.88%.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) announced that it has priced a public offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 3.65% senior notes due 2025 and $650 million aggregate principal amount of 4.90% senior notes due 2045. The offering is expected to close on March 13, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions. On last trading day Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) decreased -1.42% to close at $57.77. Its volatility for the week is 2.20% while volatility for the month is 2.45%. VLO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 15.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 73.40%. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) monthly performance is 6.08%.

Morning Alert: TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TCON), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), Millennial Media Inc. (NYSE:MM), Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O)

TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) on 28 February 2015, reported positive results from a Phase 1b clinical trial combining TRC105 with Inlyta(R) (axitinib) in patients with advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Data were presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2015 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium being held in Orlando, Florida. On Tuesday shares of TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) closed at $18.44.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) announced on Tuesday that Xbox 360 users can now reserve the “free” Xbox One Gold titles on Xbox 360 under the membership of Xbox Live Gold. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) in last trading activity fell -1.37% to close at $43.28. Company weekly performance is -1.84% while its quarterly performance stands at -8.83%. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is -12.36% away from its 52 week high.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) filed a registration statement on Form S-8 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The Form S-8 has been submitted to the U.K. National Storage Mechanism. On Tuesday shares of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) closed at $25.86. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 7.41%.

Millennial Media Inc. (NYSE:MM) on 23 February 2015, announced that it will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss its 2014 fourth quarter and full year financial results on Monday March 9, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Michael Barrett will host the call. Millennial Media will release its 2014 fourth quarter and full year financial results that day after market close. Millennial Media Inc. (NYSE:MM) has 4.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 61.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $1.64.

It was reported on 27 February 2015, that Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) of San Diego bought the 40-acre property and 510,000-square-foot building. On last trading day Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) fell -0.20% to close at $50.55. Its volatility for the week is 2.34% while volatility for the month is 2.34%. O’s sales growth for past 5 years was 23.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 2.50%. Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) monthly performance is -6.58%.

Stocks Getting Hot: TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TCON), Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ), Cardiovascular Systems (NASDAQ:CSII), Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV), SinoCoking Coal and Coke Chemical Industries (NASDAQ:SCOK)

On 28 February, TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TCON), reported positive results from a Phase 1b clinical trial combining TRC105 with Inlyta(R) (axitinib) in patients with advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Data were presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2015 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium being held in Orlando, Florida. On Monday shares of TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) closed at $17.42.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) will soon become the first carrier to deploy Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson’s ERIC Radio Dot small cell system in the U.S. Notably, the carrier has installed Ericsson’s small cell system at its regional headquarters in Detroit, MI. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) in last trading activity advanced 0.04% to close at $49.47. Company weekly performance is 1.44% while its quarterly performance stands at 0.04%. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) is -5.67% away from its 52 week high.

On 23 February, Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSII), said that it has released two-year data from its ORBIT II study of the company’s Diamondback 360® Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System (OAS) in treating severely calcified lesions in a late-breaking presentation at the at the 2015 Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT) conference in Washington, D.C.On last trading day Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSII) advanced 0.88% to close at $38.04. Its volatility for the week is 3.51% while volatility for the month is 3.19%. CSII’s sales growth for past 5 years was 19.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -2.00%. Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSII) monthly performance is 6.11%.

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.06 per share, or $0.24 annualized. The dividend will be payable on March 26, 2015, to stockholders of record on March 5, 2015, with an ex-dividend date of March 3, 2015.Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) has 0.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 77.40%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $44.22.

SinoCoking Coal and Coke Chemical Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOK) announced it has signed an agreement to provide hydrogen, a byproduct from the production of syngas, to Henan Province-based Shenma Industry Co Ltd. On last trading day SinoCoking Coal and Coke Chemical Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOK) advanced 3.85% to close at $2.70. Its volatility for the week is 5.36% while volatility for the month is 5.17%. SCOK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -62.40%. SinoCoking Coal and Coke Chemical Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOK) monthly performance is 2.27%.

Stocks Gaining Momentum: TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TCON), Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (NASDAQ:PLKI), Kongzhong Corp. (NASDAQ:KZ), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM), FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL)

TRACON Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:TCON) announced that results from a clinical trial combining TRC105 with Inlyta® (axitinib) in patients with renal cell carcinoma is going to be present at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2015 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium being held from February 26-28, 2015, in Orlando, Florida. On Thursday shares of TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCON) closed at $14.47.

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. (NASDAQ:PLKI) plans to make significant investments in its employees and international growth in the coming years, the company said Thursday. After reporting what it described as outstanding 2014 results, company officials upgraded expectations for the next five years, saying the quick-service chain will continue to execute a strategic roadmap that helped it achieve a global same-store sales increase of 6.2 percent for the year. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLKI) in last trading activity fell -9.27% to close at $60.09. Company weekly performance is -2.86% while its quarterly performance stands at 10.62%. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLKI) is -9.63% away from its 52 week high.

KongZhong Corp. (NASDAQ:KZ) announced that it will release unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, after the close of the U.S. market on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. On last trading day Kongzhong Corp. (NASDAQ:KZ) moved up 2.22% to close at $5.06. Its volatility for the week is 4.36% while volatility for the month is 3.31%. KZ’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 23.00%. Kongzhong Corp. (NASDAQ:KZ) monthly performance is -7.50%.

ASML confirmed that its customer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) has successfully exposed more than 1000 wafers on an NXE:3300B EUV system in a single day, an important step toward insertion of EUV lithography in volume production of semiconductors, according to the company. On Thursday shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) closed at $24.68. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 12.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%.

Zacks lowered shares of FreightCar America Inc (NASDAQ:RAIL) from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a research report released on Thursday morning. Zacks currently has $31.30 price objective on the stock. On last trading day FreightCar America Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) moved up 1.97% to close at $31.01. Its volatility for the week is 4.44% while volatility for the month is 4.82%. RAIL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 19.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 3.10%. FreightCar America Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) monthly performance is 24.19%.