Top News: PDL BioPharma (NASDAQ:PDLI), Arena Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ARNA), Herbalife (NYSE:HLF), Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. (NASDAQ:GIFI), Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE:PBA)

On Tuesday shares of PDL BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDLI) closed at $7.20. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 12.80% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 14.00%. Research firm Zacks has rated PDL BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDLI) and has ranked it at 2, indicating that for the short term the shares are a buy.

On Tuesday shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) closed at $4.49. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 28.90%. Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced the completion of two Phase 1 registrational clinical trials that Eisai and Arena believe demonstrate bioequivalence of an investigational once-daily extended release formulation of lorcaserin, as compared to the twice-daily immediate release formulation approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and marketed as BELVIQ®.

On last trading day Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) advanced 0.61% to close at $43.10. Its volatility for the week is 4.11% while volatility for the month is 5.83%. HLF’s sales growth for past 5 years was 16.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 16.10%. Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) monthly performance is 19.86%. Herbalife Ltd (NYSE:HLF) responded to the latest allegations by activist investor William Bill Ackman, hedge fund manager of Pershing Square. Ackman, at the 13D Monitor Active Passive Investor Summit, made critical comments against Herbalife and stated that the top executives of the nutrition and supplements company were hiring their own lawyers, per Reuters. In response, the nutritional supplements seller stated that the allegations of Ackman are quite predictable as his put options in Herbalife expire this Friday and therefore he is trying every tactic to drive down the share price.

Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. (NASDAQ:GIFI) has 1.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 82.70%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $15.64. Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. (NASDAQ:GIFI) will announce 2015 first quarter earnings after the market close on Thursday, April 23, 2015.

On last trading day Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE:PBA) advanced 2.49% to close at $33.33. Its volatility for the week is 2.49% while volatility for the month is 2.53%. PBA’s EPS growth for past 5 years was -1.21%. Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE:PBA) monthly performance is 6.55%. Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE:PBA) announced that its Board of Directors declared a common share cash dividend for April 2015 of $0.145 per share to be paid, subject to applicable law, on May 15, 2015 to shareholders of record on April 25, 2015.

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