Top Stocks: 500.com Limited (NYSE:WBAI), J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP), Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA), Prudential Bancorp (NASDAQ:PBIP), The Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW)

500.com Limited (NYSE:WBAI) announced that it had recently come to the Company’s attention that certain provincial sports lottery administration centers to which the Company provides sport lottery sales services plan to temporarily suspend accepting online purchase orders for lottery products, in response to the Notice on Issues Related to Self-Inspection and Self-Remedy of Unauthorized Online Lottery Sales (the “Notice”), which was jointly promulgated by the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Civil Affairs and the General Administration of Sports of the People’s Republic of China on January 15, 2015. On Wednesday shares of 500.com Limited (NYSE:WBAI) closed at $9.96. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 15.75%.

J.C. Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) is scheduled to report its financial results for the fourth quarter on Thursday after the market closes. J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) in last trading activity advanced 1.12% to close at $8.99. Company weekly performance is 8.71% while its quarterly performance stands at 23.15%. J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) is -20.44% away from its 52 week high.

Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:PTLA) announced that it will host a webcast and conference call to discuss the Company’s financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014, and provide a general business overview on Monday, March 2, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time). On last trading day Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) advanced 1.55% to close at $38.55. Its volatility for the week is 5.31% while volatility for the month is 5.42%. Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) monthly performance is 30.06%.

Prudential Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PBIP) announced that its Board of Directors, at a meeting held today, declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.03 per share on the common stock of the Company, payable on March 20, 2015 to the shareholders of record at the close of business on March 6, 2015. Prudential Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PBIP) has 0.70% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 32.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $12.19.

To kick off national Engineers Week, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) and Project Lead The Way announced a significant partnership to increase K-12 students’ access to high-quality science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education programs. Through a $400,000 commitment, Dow will fund PLTW programs in 17 schools in Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. These 17 schools enroll more than 14,000 students, and about half of these students are minority students. On last trading day The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) advanced 0.08% to close at $49.85. Its volatility for the week is 1.56% while volatility for the month is 2.24%. DOW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 68.90%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) monthly performance is 11.87%.

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