Stocks to Watch: Nabors Industries (NYSE:NBR), Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA), Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI), Frontline (NYSE:FRO), Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE:HOS)

On Wednesday shares of Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) closed at $14.21. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 13.10%. On March 24, 2015, in connection with the completion of the Transactions, Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) entered into certain ancillary agreements intended to govern certain aspects of its ongoing relationship with Red Lion and C&J following the Transactions. These ancillary agreements including: (i) the Employee Benefits Agreement, dated as of March 24, 2015, by and among Nabors, Red Lion and C&J (the “Employee Benefits Agreement”); (ii) the Tax Matters Agreement, dated as of March 24, 2015, by and between Nabors and Red Lion (the “Tax Matters Agreement”).

Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) in last trading activity advanced 6.27% to close at $54.42. Company weekly performance is 6.96% while its quarterly performance stands at -28.12%. Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) is -44.63% away from its 52 week high. On 31 March 2015, Andy Zhang, chief financial officer of Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) told that he had previously met with Uber chief executive officer Travis Kalanick in Beijing to negotiate a possible investment or partnership. The market in China for mobile ride-hailing services has become a swiftly growing venue, but so far Didi and Kuaidi have come to reach a near monopoly position and also last month announced they would join forces in a $6 billion deal.

On last trading day Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) advanced 0.49% to close at $6.17. Its volatility for the week is 3.07% while volatility for the month is 2.43%. WVVI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 24.00%. Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) monthly performance is 4.58%. Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) representative Liz Green will be at the Canoe Club pouring the Oregon wines with a special dinner prepared by Chef Mark Prunk on Wednesday, April 22, at 6:30.

Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO) has 4.71% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 21.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $2.32. Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO) carries a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) which confirms its weakness.

On last trading day Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) advanced 1.06% to close at $21.90. Its volatility for the week is 5.48% while volatility for the month is 5.89%. HOS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 10.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 5.10%. Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) monthly performance is 14.06%. On April 1, 2015 Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) disclosed that it will release its first quarter 2015 financial results following the market closes on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.

Big Movers in Focus: Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE:IM), First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR), Willamette Valley Vineyards (NASDAQ:WVVI), BT Group (NYSE:BT), Vringo (NASDAQ:VRNG)

Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM) reported Q4 EPS of $0.98, $0.01 worse than the analyst estimate of $0.99. Revenue for the quarter came in at $13.96 billion versus the consensus estimate of $12.89 billion. Ingram Micro sees Q1 2015 EPS of $0.40-$0.47, versus the consensus of $0.55.On Thursday shares of Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE:IM) closed at $27.23. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 4.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.30%.

On 23 February, First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) announced that they are in advanced negotiations to form a joint YieldCo vehicle (the YieldCo) to which they each expect to contribute a portfolio of selected solar generation assets from their existing portfolio of assets. First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) in last trading activity advanced 0.24% to close at $58.68. Company weekly performance is 21.21% while its quarterly performance stands at 15.83%. First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) is -21.59% away from its 52 week high.

On last trading day Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) decreased -0.51% to close at $5.82. Its volatility for the week is 2.59% while volatility for the month is 1.83%. WVVI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.70%. Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) monthly performance is -1.19%.

Credit Suisse reaffirmed their outperform rating on shares of BT Group plc (NYSE::BT) in a report issued on Thursday. They currently have a ($7.61) target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of ($6.77). BT Group plc (NYSE:BT) institutional ownership stands at 1.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $69.47.

On 17 February, Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNG), announced several developments in its global litigation against ZTE. On last trading day Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNG) advanced 2.13% to close at $0.70. Its volatility for the week is 6.12% while volatility for the month is 10.99%. VRNG’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 19.30%. Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNG) monthly performance is 26.26%.

Why Traders Are Watching: Immunomedics Inc. (NASDAQ:IMMU), ARMOUR Residential REIT (NYSE:ARR), Radian Group (NYSE:RDN), Poage Bankshares, (NASDAQ:PBSK), Willamette Valley Vineyards (NASDAQ:WVVI)

Immunomedics (NASDAQ:IMMU) Director Mary E. Paetzold unloaded 10,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.71, for a total transaction of $47,100.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 50,415 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $237,455. Immunomedics Inc. (NASDAQ:IMMU) in last trading activity moved up 0.91% to close at $4.45. Company quarterly performance stands at 26.42%. Immunomedics Inc. (NASDAQ:IMMU) is -27.88% away from its 52 week high.

ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (NYSE:ARR) declared a monthly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, February 27th. Investors of record on Friday, February 13th will be given a dividend of $0.04 per share. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 13.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 11th. On last trading day ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (NYSE:ARR) remains unchanged to close at $3.69. Its volatility for the week is 1.96% while volatility for the month is 1.55%. ARR’s EPS growth for past 5 years was -22.57%. ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (NYSE:ARR) monthly performance is -6.11%.

Private mortgage insurer Radian Group Inc. (NYSE:RDN) has entered into a deal to shed its financial guaranty insurance subsidiary, Radian Asset Assurance Inc., to Assured Guaranty Corp., a subsidiary of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO).On last trading day Radian Group Inc. (NYSE:RDN) moved up 1.07% to close at $16.96. Its volatility for the week is 2.45% while volatility for the month is 2.31%. RDN’s sales growth for past 5 years was -15.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 25.40%. Radian Group Inc. (NYSE:RDN) monthly performance is 0.30%.

On December 4, 2014, Poage Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:PBSK) issued a press release reporting the appointment of Thomas P. Carver as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Thomas Burnette as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. Poage Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:PBSK) has 0.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 35.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $14.96.

On Friday shares of Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) closed at $5.73. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -3.60%.

Trader’s Buzz: Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN), Olympic Steel Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS), DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX), Vectren Corporation (NYSE:VVC), Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI)

On 11 December, Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN) said that Ludwig Cancer Research announced an agreement with Agenus that grants the Lexington, MA-based biotechnology company exclusive license to further develop and commercialize antibodies against three molecules—GITR, OX40 and TIM3—that play distinct and important roles in immune cell regulation and have been identified and assessed as drug targets by Ludwig researchers. Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN) in last trading activity increased 1.53% to close at $3.99. Company weekly performance is 23.91% while its quarterly performance stands at 38.54%. Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN) is -24.29% away from its 52 week high.

Jefferies Group lowered their price objective on shares of Olympic Steel Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS) from $22.50 to $18.00 in a research note issued on Wednesday. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Jefferies Group’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 10.23% from the company’s current price. On last trading day Olympic Steel Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS) increased 8.54% to close at $18.17. Its volatility for the week is 6.69% while volatility for the month is 4.79%. ZEUS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -35.60%. Olympic Steel Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS) monthly performance is 6.57%.

On 16 December DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) has entered into an agreement with Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. granting Santen the exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize a sustained release product utilizing DURECT’s SABER technology to deliver an ophthalmology drug. On last trading day DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) fell -6.90% to close at $0.81. Its volatility for the week is 7.32% while volatility for the month is 8.10%. DRRX’s sales growth for past 5 years was -11.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.80%. DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) monthly performance is -10.99%.

On 16 December, Vectren Corporation (NYSE:VVC) issued an update on its FY15 earnings guidance on Tuesday morning. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.40-2.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.47. Vectren Corporation (NYSE:VVC) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 60.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $44.54.

On 10 December, Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) said that it has released its 2014 Holiday Food & Wine Pairing Guide on its website. On Friday shares of Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) closed at $5.85. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -3.60%

Stocks Getting Investors Attention: Endeavour Silver Corp. (NYSE:EXK), BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP), Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI), M/I Homes (NYSE:MHO), ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE)

Pi Financial upgraded shares of Endeavour Silver Corp (NYSE:EXK) to a buy rating in a report issued on Wednesday. Endeavour Silver Corp. (NYSE:EXK) in last trading activity increased 10.27% to close at $2.04. Company weekly performance is -14.64% while its quarterly performance stands at -58.70%. Endeavour Silver Corp. (NYSE:EXK) is -68.32% away from its 52 week high.

A special master responsible for identifying fraudulent claims against BP PLC(NYSE:BP)’s $9.2 billion settlement over its 2010 oil spill is asking for the return of $580,000 paid to three commercial fishermen who submitted allegedly false tax returns. On last trading day BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) increased 5.40% to close at $37.69. Its volatility for the week is 3.68% while volatility for the month is 2.18%. BP’s sales growth for past 5 years was 1.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 2.00%. BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) monthly performance is -7.85%.

Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) on 10 December has released its 2014 Holiday Food & Wine Pairing Guide on its website. In addition to pairing suggestions, the guide offers recipes for appetizers such as Baked Brie en Croute, entrées such as Horseradish Crusted Rack of Lamb and dessert. On last trading day Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) increased 1.57% to close at $5.82. Its volatility for the week is 2.60% while volatility for the month is 2.55%. WVVI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.70%. Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) monthly performance is 0.87%.

Wells Fargo & Co. began coverage on shares of M/I Homes (NYSE:MHO) in a research note issued on Tuesday. The firm set an “outperform” rating on the stock. M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE:MHO) has 2.79% insider ownership. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $21.71.

ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE) announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, January 5th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.65 per share. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.35%. On Wednesday shares of ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE) closed at $112.69. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 5.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.13%.

Investors Alert: Penn West Petroleum (NYSE:PWE), MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:MX), Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA), ABB (NYSE:ABB), Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI)

On 17 November Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE:PWE) said it is pleased to announce the details of its 2015 capital budget and updated long-term plan. Penn West’s Long-Term Plan remains centered on reliability and deliverability of operational performance, key components of which are effective cost control and development, including integrated waterflood support concentrated in our large, light oil resource plays. The pricing assumptions upon which the Long-Term Plan is based remain conservative, in our view, and are unchanged from last year’s assumptions of C$86.50 per barrel of Canadian light sweet, C$3.69 per mcf AECO, and a C$/US$ foreign exchange rate of$1.04. Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE:PWE) in last trading activity decreased -19.22% to close at $3.53. Company weekly performance is -19.77% while its quarterly performance stands at -53.74%. Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE:PWE) is -64.22% away from its 52 week high.

On 7 November MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:MX) launched a new manufacturing process technology that will prove crucial to the growth of Internet of Things (IoT). The process will support low-power IoT applications and minimize costs as well. On last trading day MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:MX) decreased -1.22% to close at $12.18. Its volatility for the week is 3.23% while volatility for the month is 3.08%. MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:MX) monthly performance is 10.63%.

On 19 November Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) has released the FarmVille to Table Recipe Book on iOS and Android devices. On last trading day Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) decreased -1.14% to close at $2.60. Its volatility for the week is 2.75% while volatility for the month is 5.48%. ZNGA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 114.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -10.80%. Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) monthly performance is 11.11%.

ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB) has been given an “A” credit rating by analysts at Morningstar. The firm’s “A” rating indicates that the company is a low default risk. They also gave their stock a four star rating. ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB) has institutional ownership stands at 4.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $22.42.

On 13 November Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) generated net income of $573,946, or $0.12 cents per share, for the third quarter of 2014, up from $232,066, or $0.05 cents per share, for the corresponding prior year period, representing a $341,880 or 147.3% increase in net income compared to third quarter 2013. On Friday shares of Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) closed at $5.76. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -3.60%

Consumer Goods Gainers: Ocean Bio-Chem Inc. (NASDAQ:OBCI), JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ:JAKK), Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI), Sypris Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SYPR), VOXX International (NASDAQ:VOXX)

Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. (NASDAQ:OBCI) announced its operating results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the three months ended September 30, 2014, net income increased by $281,000, or 45%, to approximately $903,000 or $0.10 per diluted share, compared to approximately $622,000 or $0.07 per diluted share for the same period in 2013. For the nine months ended September 30, 2014, net income increased by approximately $394,000 or 35%, to approximately $1.5 million or $0.17 per diluted share, compared to $1.1 million or $0.13 per share diluted share during the same period in 2013. Ocean Bio-Chem Inc. (NASDAQ:OBCI) in last trading activity moved up 8.23% to close at $3.68. Company weekly performance is 5.75% while its quarterly performance stands at 22.67%. Ocean Bio-Chem Inc. (NASDAQ:OBCI) is -47.28% away from its 52 week high.

Jakks Pacific Inc. (NASDAQ:JAKK) the Malibu-based toy company named after its founder Jack Friedman, announced on 11 November it has formed a joint venture with Meisheng Culture and Creative Corp. to bring its products to China. On last trading day JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAKK) moved up 5.60% to close at $6.98. Its volatility for the week is 3.96% while volatility for the month is 5.47%. JAKK’s sales growth for past 5 years was -6.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -24.60%. JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAKK) monthly performance is -12.20%.

Willamette Valley Vineyards (NASDAQ:WVVI), a leading Oregon producer of Pinot Noir, on 13 November generated net income of $573,946, or $0.12 cents per share, for the third quarter of 2014, up from $232,066, or $0.05 cents per share, for the corresponding prior year period, representing a $341,880 or 147.3% increase in net income compared to third quarter 2013. On last trading day Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) moved up 5.97% to close at $5.75. Its volatility for the week is 2.53% while volatility for the month is 2.25%. WVVI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.70%. Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) monthly performance is 6.56%.

Sypris Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SYPR) on 4 November reported revenue of $90.2 million for the third quarter compared to $76.3 million for the third quarter of 2013. Additionally, the Company reported a net loss of $1.2 million, or $0.06 per share, as compared to a net loss of $2.0 million, or $0.10 per share, for the prior year comparable period. Sypris Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SYPR) has 15.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 29.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $2.75.

VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) on 11 November is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, VOXXHirschmann, has formed a strategic partnership with Sling Media, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation SATS, +0.90% The partnership will allow VOXXHirschmann to integrate a customized vehicle specific version of the Slingplayer app into its OEM designed rear-seat entertainment and vehicle connectivity line of products. This integration will give Slingbox owners the ability to watch live or recorded programming from their home cable or satellite TV subscription directly in the vehicle. On Friday shares of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) closed at $9.31. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 6.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.00%.

Top News: Jiayuan.com International (NASDAQ:DATE), QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM), Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI), Isis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ISIS), Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR)

On 30 October Jiayuan.com International Ltd. (NASDAQ:DATE) announced that its Board of Directors (“the Board”) has approved the appointment of Mr. Gaofei Wang as an independent director, effective October 30, 2014. Mr. Wang will replace Mr. Jianzhang Liang, an independent director, on the Audit Committee of the Board. Mr. Liang will maintain his position as an independent director and member of the Compensation Committee of the Board. Jiayuan.com International Ltd. (NASDAQ:DATE) in last trading activity advanced 8.05% to close at $5.64. Company weekly performance is 5.42% while its quarterly performance stands at 10.59%. Jiayuan.com International Ltd. (NASDAQ:DATE) is -26.11% away from its 52 week high.

On 5 November QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) reported net income of $8 billion, or $4.65 per diluted share, for the fiscal year ended Sept. 28, compared to almost $6.9 billion, or $3.91 per share, in the previous fiscal year. On last trading day QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) advanced 0.93% to close at $70.29. Its volatility for the week is 2.48% while volatility for the month is 1.80%. QCOM’s sales growth for past 5 years was 20.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 32.70%. QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) monthly performance is -2.18%.

Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) Director Delna L. Jones sold 14,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.47, for a total transaction of $76,580.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 6,300 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $34,461. On last trading day Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) fell -2.54% to close at $5.38. Its volatility for the week is 1.76% while volatility for the month is 2.20%. WVVI’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.70%. Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. (NASDAQ:WVVI) monthly performance is 0.94%.

On 10 November Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISIS) announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other considerations, $425.0 million aggregate principal amount of Convertible Senior Notes due 2021 (the “Convertible Notes”) in a private placement. Isis also intends to grant to the initial purchasers of the Convertible Notes a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $63.75 million aggregate principal amount of the Convertible Notes, solely to cover over-allotments, if any. Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISIS) in last trading activity decreased -0.60% to close at $51.08. Company weekly performance is 15.78% while its quarterly performance stands at 39.64%. Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISIS) is -18.48% away from its 52 week high.

On 7 November Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2014. Funds From Operations (“FFO”) Core increased 35%, or approximately $1.8 million, to $6.9 million from $5.1 million. On Wednesday shares of Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) closed at $15.06. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 14.80%