Traders Are Watching: Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW), Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

On Monday shares of Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) closed at $21.31. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 12.50% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 6.70%. Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The firm currently has a $19.50 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $20.00.

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) in last trading activity increased 0.85% to close at $104.73. Company weekly performance is -0.88% while its quarterly performance stands at 8.08%. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) is -18.04% away from its 52 week high. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has acquired EpiTherapeutics of Denmark in $65 million deal. As per the reports the purchase has given Gilead the rights to the Danish company’s advanced small molecule inhibitors of enzymes, which are used in regulating the transcription of genes in various types of cancers.

On last trading day Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) increased 0.03% to close at $156.35. Its volatility for the week is 1.41% while volatility for the month is 1.56%. NOC’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 17.00%. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) monthly performance is -5.44%. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named Douglas Lawton vice president, Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics for two ISR-related divisions within the company’s Electronic Systems sector.In his new role, Lawton will have executive responsibility for all Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics programs and processes that support the Airborne ISR and Targeting Systems division and the Space ISR Systems division.

On Monday shares of EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) closed at $26.82. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.00%. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) announced that the 2015 EMC Heritage Trust Project is now accepting nominations for grants. Grants will support projects that practice and encourage the stewardship of cultural information in local communities around the world.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) in last trading activity decreased -0.50% to close at $7.94. Company weekly performance is -2.34% while its quarterly performance stands at 7.44%. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is -12.46% away from its 52 week high. On May 4, Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) announced that an enhanced version of its award-winning loyalty program, wellness+, is now available to consumers, thanks to the company’s participation in Plenti. Through Plenti, the first U.S.-based consumer loyalty coalition, Rite Aid will transition its existing loyalty program, of which there are nearly 25 million active members, to wellness+ with Plenti.

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