Traders Should Watch: QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM), Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT), Qunar Cayman Islands Limited (NASDAQ:QUNR), ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:ONNN), Ligand Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:LGND)

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) nnounced that its subsidiaries, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI) and Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. (QCA), will showcase a range of new connected mobile computing experiences at CES that will highlight a new level of connectivity and immersive user experiences to consumers on the go, in the home and within their vehicles. QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) in last trading activity decreased -0.47% to close at $73.93. Company weekly performance is -2.23% while its quarterly performance stands at -0.66%. QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) is -8.78% away from its 52 week high.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) will close its store at Westfield Sunrise Mall in Massapequa in March, company officials said Monday. The nearly 130,000-square-foot, two-level store, located at 200 Sunrise Mall, will close on March 6. On last trading day Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) decreased -0.29% to close at $85.65. Its volatility for the week is 1.14% while volatility for the month is 1.43%. WMT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 3.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 7.60%. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) monthly performance is 0.84%.

Shares of Qunar Cayman Islands (NASDAQ:QUNR) were the recipient of a large increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,505,351 shares, an increase of 49.4% from the November 28th total of 2,346,278 shares, American Banking and Market News reports. Qunar Cayman Islands Limited (NASDAQ:QUNR) has 28.73% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 88.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $28.56.

ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:ONNN) announced the latest addition to its expansive range of imaging products with the introduction of its next-generation 13 megapixel (MP) image sensor – the AR1335, based on advanced 1.1 micron (µm) pixel technology at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:ONNN) in last trading activity moved down -2.65% to close at $9.93. Company weekly performance is -2.74% while its quarterly performance stands at 10.95%. ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:ONNN) is -4.89% away from its 52 week high.

Ligand Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:LGND) has been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the twelve analysts that are covering the stock, Stock Ratings Network reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. On last trading day Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) decreased -0.65% to close at $53.38. Its volatility for the week is 3.32% while volatility for the month is 3.60%. LGND’s sales growth for past 5 years was 12.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 15.70%. Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) monthly performance is -2.54%.

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