Trending Tickers: Vascular Biogenics (NASDAQ:VBLT), ITT Educational Services Inc. (NYSE:ESI), Fonar Corp. (NASDAQ:FONR), The Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW), Capital Product Partners (NASDAQ:CPLP)

On Friday shares of Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) closed at $5.76. Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) announced after the bell Wednesday that it will present positive interim data from its Phase 1/2 clinical trial of VB-111 at the American Society for Clinical Oncology 2015 Annual Meeting. VB-111 is a treatment for platinum-resistant Mullerian cancer.

ITT Educational Services Inc. (NYSE:ESI) in last trading activity increased 18.64% to close at $2.80. Company weekly performance is -31.03% while its quarterly performance stands at -63.06%. ITT Educational Services Inc. (NYSE:ESI) is -89.27% away from its 52 week high. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has accused a major for-profit college company of fraud, alleging that ITT Educational Services Inc. (NYSE:ESI) and two executives failed to warn investors about what it called the dismal performance of two student lending programs.

On last trading day Fonar Corp. (NASDAQ:FONR) increased 1.26% to close at $11.29. Its volatility for the week is 2.22% while volatility for the month is 2.86%. FONR’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 48.30%. Fonar Corp. (NASDAQ:FONR) monthly performance is -4.97%. Fonar Corp. (NASDAQ:FONR) on 11 May, reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $1.9 million. On a per-share basis, the Melville, New York-based company said it had profit of 31 cents. The company posted revenue of $17.1 million in the period. Fonar shares have climbed 9 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has fallen 27 percent in the last 12 months.

On last trading day The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) moved up 0.53% to close at $51.51. Its volatility for the week is 1.21% while volatility for the month is 1.53%. 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 3.54%. Dow Microbial Control, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), has joined the bluesign textile sustainability programme. Chemical manufacturers who are partners in the bluesign system, which also includes textile 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.

On last trading day Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:CPLP) increased 0.78% to close at $9.00. Its volatility for the week is 2.77% while volatility for the month is 3.79%. CPLP’s sales growth for past 5 years was 7.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -23.10%. Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:CPLP) monthly performance is -4.10%. Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:CPLP) on 7 May, announced that CSSA S.A. has exercised the option to extend the current employment of the M/T ‘Alkiviadis’ (36,721 dwt, Ice Class 1A IMO II/III Chemical/ Product, built 2006 Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Company Ltd., South Korea) for an additional 12 months at an increased rate of $15,125 gross per day.

Stocks to Watch: BioTime (NYSEMKT:BTX), Vascular Biogenics (NASDAQ:VBLT), Financial Institutions Inc. (NASDAQ:FISI), CVB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CVBF), SigmaTron International Inc. (NASDAQ:SGMA)

On Thursday shares of BioTime, Inc. (NYSEMKT:BTX) closed at $4.98. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 22.30%. BioTime, Inc. (NYSEMKT:BTX) reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 and provided a corporate update. Total consolidated revenues for the first quarter 2015 were $1.3 million, compared to $1.1 million in the first quarter 2014.

Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) in last trading activity moved up 57.84% to close at $6.44. Company weekly performance is 75.96% while its quarterly performance stands at -53.57%. Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) is -62.17% away from its 52 week high. VBL Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VBLT), announced that principal investigator, Richard Penson, M.D., M.R.C.P., will present interim data from the ongoing Phase 1/2 clinical trial of lead product candidate, VB-111, for the treatment of platinum-resistant Müllerian cancer, in a poster presentation on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2015 Annual Meeting.

On last trading day Financial Institutions Inc. (NASDAQ:FISI) moved up 0.39% to close at $23.35. Its volatility for the week is 2.06% while volatility for the month is 2.29%. FISI’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.10%. Financial Institutions Inc. (NASDAQ:FISI) monthly performance is 1.08%. Financial Institutions (NASDAQ:FISI) was upgraded by Zacks from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm currently has a $26.00 price target on the stock.

CVB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CVBF) has 0.80% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 62.80%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $16.24. Christopher D. Myers, President and Chief Executive Officer of CVB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CVBF) presented and hosted one-on-one meetings with investors at the D.A. Davidson 17th Annual Financial Institutions Conference on May 11 and May 12, 2015.

On last trading day SigmaTron International Inc. (NASDAQ:SGMA) fell -2.71% to close at $7.54. Its volatility for the week is 2.07% while volatility for the month is 2.38%. SGMA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 7.10%. SigmaTron International Inc. (NASDAQ:SGMA) monthly performance is 0.53%.

Why Need to Watch: Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), Vascular Biogenics (NASDAQ:VBLT), Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC), Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL)

On Thursday shares of Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC) closed at $3.64. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 18.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as -1.40%. Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC) announced the appointment of Glenn Johnson to the Company’s Board of Directors effective immediately. Mr. Johnson will serve as a Director and will replace Gary Scott as Audit Committee Chairman.

Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) in last trading activity advanced 57.84% to close at $6.44. Company weekly performance is 75.96% while its quarterly performance stands at -53.57%. Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) is -62.17% away from its 52 week high. Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ: VBLT) announced that it will present positive Phase 1/2 data for VB-111 in recurrent platinum-resistant Mullerian cancer at the ASCO. According to the company, VB-111 has the potential to treat a range of solid tumor indications by selectively targeting the blood vessels required for tumor growth and inducing apoptosis of cells in those blood vessels.

On Thursday shares of Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) closed at $37.33. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 69.13%. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) has hired five new senior-level finance managers–including Todd Morgenfeld from Hewlett-Packard Co. and former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive Steve McGuinness–to streamline the teams reporting to Noto, according to people familiar with the matter.

First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) has 1.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 73.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $17.14. First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC) got the dreaded “sell” signal last week from Chicago-based Zacks Investment Research Inc.

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) in last trading activity advanced 1.35% to close at $44.38. Company weekly performance is 2.07% while its quarterly performance stands at 1.47%. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) is -4.40% away from its 52 week high. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) recently hired a team of engineers from Nebula, a computing startup that stopped operating in April. Around 40 engineers joined the cloud-computing group of Oracle.

Big Movers: Vascular Biogenics (NASDAQ:VBLT), Repligen Corporation (NASDAQ:RGEN), Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE:CMN), SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI), AirMedia Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCN)

On Monday shares of Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) closed at $4.06. On last trading day company shares ended up $4.06. Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -0.41%. Oppenheimer initiated coverage on shares of Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) in a research report released on Monday morning. The firm issued a market perform rating on the stock.

Repligen Corporation (NASDAQ:RGEN) in last trading activity moved up 3.40% to close at $38.66. Company weekly performance is 24.23% while its quarterly performance stands at 65.43%. Repligen Corporation (NASDAQ:RGEN) is -17.68% away from its 52 week high.On 7 May, Repligen Corporation (NASDAQ:RGEN) reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. EBITDA (Non-GAAP)1 was $5.3 million for the first quarter of 2015, including the aforementioned $1.1 million contingent consideration expense. This compares to EBITDA of $6.2 million during the first quarter of 2014, which included the aforementioned non-product related payment of $2.0 million.

On last trading day Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE:CMN) decreased -0.24% to close at $46.51. Its volatility for the week is 2.56% while volatility for the month is 2.30%. CMN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 20.50%. Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE:CMN) monthly performance is -3.65%. Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE:CMN) announced that Andrew A. Krakauer, Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Healthcare Conference at the Encore at the Wynn in Las Vegas, NV. The formal presentation is scheduled for Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET. In addition, management will be available for separate one-on-one meetings during the day.

SolarWinds, Inc. (NYSE:SWI) has 1.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 88.00%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $49.22.On 5 May, SolarWinds, Inc. (NYSE:SWI) said that, it has promoted John Rizzo as its senior vice president and general manager in the Pacific region.

On last trading day AirMedia Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCN) moved up 0.91% to close at $4.44. Its volatility for the week is 9.10% while volatility for the month is 12.97%. AMCN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 11.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 5.50%. AirMedia Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCN) monthly performance is 47.51%.On 6 May, Alcobra Ltd. (NASDAQ:ADHD) reported a first-quarter loss of $5.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Tel Aviv, Israel-based company said it had a loss of 26 cents per share.

Top Stories: VIKING THERAPEUTICS (NASDAQ:VKTX), Vascular Biogenics (NASDAQ:VBLT), Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE:PSXP), Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA), Cape Bancorp (NASDAQ:CBNJ)

On Thursday shares of VIKING THERAPEUTICS, INC. (NASDAQ:VKTX) closed at $9.15. On April 29, Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX), announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 3,000,000 shares of its common stock at an initial offering price to the public of $8.00 per share. All shares of common stock are being offered by Viking. In addition, Viking has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 450,000 shares of common stock at the same price to cover over-allotments, if any.

Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) in last trading activity decreased -1.61% to close at $3.66. Company weekly performance is -0.27% while its quarterly performance stands at -70.07%. Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) is -78.50% away from its 52 week high. VBL Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VBLT), announced that it will host a conference call and live audio webcast on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. ET to report first quarter 2015 financial results.

On last trading day Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE:PSXP) decreased -1.01% to close at $73.81. Its volatility for the week is 2.49% while volatility for the month is 2.59%. Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE:PSXP) monthly performance is 5.54%. On April 30, Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE:PSXP) announces first-quarter 2015 earnings of $35.4 million, or $0.39 per common limited partner unit. Earnings before interest, income taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) were $46.6 million in the first quarter, and distributable cash flow was $41.9 million.

Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) has 1.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 99.60%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $41.64. On May 01, Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) announce that Ray Ramu is being named Saia’s Chief Customer Officer (CCO). Ramu is an 18 year veteran of Saia, most recently serving as Eastern Division Vice President of Sales. As Saia’s CCO he will be responsible for managing strategic direction around the total customer relationship.

On last trading day Cape Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBNJ) decreased -0.94% to close at $9.52. Its volatility for the week is 2.51% while volatility for the month is 1.89%. CBNJ’s sales growth for past 5 years was -5.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.40%. Cape Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBNJ) monthly performance is 1.06%. Cape Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBNJ) begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 26, 2015.

News Buzz: Vascular Biogenics (NASDAQ:VBLT), Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA), La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. (NASDAQ:LJPC), Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN), LSI Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:LYTS)

On Wednesday shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) closed at $5.15. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 9.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.00%. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) said that David C. Horn, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer, and Secretary has elected to retire from the company effective May 31, 2015.

Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) in last trading activity increased 6.71% to close at $12.72. Company weekly performance is 9.75% while its quarterly performance stands at 1.44%. Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) is -48.01% away from its 52 week high. Bank of America upgraded shares of Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Monday morning. They currently have $14.00 target price on the stock. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.

On last trading day La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. (NASDAQ:LJPC) decreased -2.15% to close at $18.68. Its volatility for the week is 4.91% while volatility for the month is 6.95%. La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. (NASDAQ:LJPC) monthly performance is -12.59%. On 6 April, La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. (NASDAQ:LJPC) announced that Dennis Mulroy will join the Company as Chief Financial Officer.

Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) shares moved up 0.41% in last trading session and ended the day at $7.28. GRPN Gross Margin is 48.50% and its return on assets is -3.40%. Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) quarterly performance is -2.67%. On 7 April, Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) said that, it is contemplating divesting some or all of its Breadcrumb business unit, which makes checkout software for restaurants and bars that runs on iPads, according to multiple sources.

On last trading day LSI Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:LYTS) increased 5.07% to close at $8.70. Its volatility for the week is 2.25% while volatility for the month is 2.48%. LYTS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.60%. LSI Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:LYTS) monthly performance is 12.99%. LSI Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:LYTS) announced the Company has been named the provider of graphics and lighting for two of Phillips 66’s fuel brands. The national image programs include the new Phillips 66 Shield and 76 Wave, which will begin rolling out at several hundred locations in 2015.

Market Movers: NewStar Financial (NASDAQ:NEWS), Vascular Biogenics (NASDAQ:VBLT), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC), Quidel Corp. (NASDAQ:QDEL)

On Friday shares of NewStar Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEWS) closed at $11.09. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 0.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.00%. On March 24, NewStar Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:NEWS) announced that it completed a $496 million term debt securitization known as NewStar Commercial Loan Funding 2015-1. All floating rate classes of notes were priced at par and the transaction size was increased from $400 million to $496 million to satisfy demand driven by broad participation among institutional investors.

Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) in last trading activity moved down -5.65% to close at $5.68. Company weekly performance is -1.22% while its quarterly performance stands at -5.33%. Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) is -66.63% away from its 52 week high. Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) announced Wednesday morning that its Phase 2 study of VB-111, in patients with recurrent glioblastoma, demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in overall survival in patients treated with VB-111 followed by VB-111 in combination with bevacizumab upon disease progression, compared to patients treated with VB-111 followed by bevacizumab alone upon disease progression.

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) will lean heavily on the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu to help boost its profits and grow its market share with plans to move more than 250,000 examples of the mid-size sedan a year, Reuters reports.

Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) has 5.20% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 95.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $69.22. Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC) had its price objective raised by Barclays from $66.00 to $84.00 in a research report released on Friday morning. Barclays currently has an overweight rating on the stock.

On last trading day Quidel Corp. (NASDAQ:QDEL) advanced 2.38% to close at $27.15. Its volatility for the week is 3.81% while volatility for the month is 3.57%. QDEL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 2.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -17.00%. Quidel Corp. (NASDAQ:QDEL) monthly performance is 4.38%. On March 19, Quidel Corp. (NASDAQ:QDEL) announced that it has received clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its AmpliVue Trichomonas Assay for the detection of nucleic acids isolated from clinician-collected vaginal swab specimens obtained from symptomatic or asymptomatic female patients.

Active Stocks to Watch: Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS), Vascular Biogenics (NASDAQ:VBLT), First Midwest Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBI), Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT), Cara Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CARA)

On Wednesday shares of Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) closed at $95.57. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 23.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 20.62%. Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS) was downgraded by Zacks from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. They currently have a $114.00 price target on the stock.Zacks‘s target price would suggest a potential upside of 12.36% from the stock’s previous close.

Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) in last trading activity advanced 29.16% to close at $7.22. Company weekly performance is 113.61% while its quarterly performance stands at 21.75%. Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) is -57.58% away from its 52 week high. Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) announced Wednesday morning that its Phase 2 study of VB-111, in patients with recurrent glioblastoma, demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in overall survival in patients treated with VB-111 followed by VB-111 in combination with bevacizumab upon disease progression, compared to patients treated with VB-111 followed by bevacizumab alone upon disease progression.

On last trading day First Midwest Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBI) decreased -2.25% to close at $16.98. Its volatility for the week is 1.94% while volatility for the month is 1.87%. FMBI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 26.90%. First Midwest Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBI) monthly performance is -1.16%. First Midwest Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBI) cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 14, 2015. Shareholders who purchased FMBI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.

On Wednesday shares of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) closed at $79.86. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.69%. On March 21, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) said that it will move two production lines from its Joliet plant to Mexico in a plan that will result in the loss of 230 jobs at the Illinois site. The (Joliet) Herald-News reports that the company made the announcement Friday. The construction and mining equipment maker said in a statement that it was pushing ahead with the plan in order to “remain cost competitive.”

On last trading day Cara Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:CARA) decreased -5.24% to close at $9.59. Its volatility for the week is 6.46% while volatility for the month is 5.09%. Cara Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:CARA) monthly performance is -10.54%. Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CARA) announced that the Company will host a conference call and live audio webcast on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. ET to report fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results and provide a corporate update.

Traders Are Gambling on: Vascular Biogenics (NASDAQ:VBLT), Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK), Athersys (NASDAQ:ATHX)

JMP Securities downgraded shares of Vascular Biogenics Ltd (NASDAQ:VBLT) from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a research note released on Tuesday morning, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. On Tuesday shares of Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) closed at $4.12. Mylan Inc.’s Indian subsidiary will be the exclusive distributor of Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)’s hepatitis C treatments in that country, in the latest move in the pharmaceutical wars over the market for the liver disease. On Tuesday shares of Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) closed at $104.70. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 28.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.20%.

Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been ordered to pay $532.9 million (R6.101 billion) after a federal jury found its iTunes software infringed three patents owned by Texas-based patent licensing company Smartflash LLC. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) in last trading activity fell -0.62% to close at $132.17. Company weekly performance is 3.40% while its quarterly performance stands at 14.09%. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is -0.62% away from its 52 week high.

Merck & Co Inc. (NYSE:MRK) has taken an equity stake in Californian biotech NGM Biopharmaceuticals as part of a five-year alliance focusing on drugs to treat metabolic disorders and cancer. On last trading day Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) moved up 0.10% to close at $58.36. Its volatility for the week is 1.29% while volatility for the month is 1.58%. MRK’s sales growth for past 5 years was 9.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -6.30%. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) monthly performance is -6.61%.

Athersys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHX) will release its 2014 fourth quarter and annual financial results at approximately 4:00 PM EDT on Thursday, March 12, 2015, and host a conference call shortly thereafter at 4:30 PM EDT to review the results. On last trading day Athersys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHX) advanced 4.02% to close at $2.59. Its volatility for the week is 6.14% while volatility for the month is 6.84%. ATHX’s sales growth for past 5 years was -5.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 11.00%. Athersys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHX) monthly performance is 26.96%.