What’s Hot: Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB), MetLife (NYSE:MET), Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN), Emerald Oil (NYSEMKT:EOX), HSBC Holdings plc (ADR) (NYSE:HSBC)

It was reported on 10 February 2015, that Halliburton competitor Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) said in January that it would eliminate 9,000 jobs in response to falling oil prices. That represented about 7.3 percent of Schlumberger’s staff. On Tuesday shares of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) closed at $85.22. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 16.20% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.52%.

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) is scheduled to release its fourth-quarter 2014 financial results after the closing bell on Feb 11, 2015. MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) in last trading activity increased 0.97% to close at $50.03. Company weekly performance is 2.60% while its quarterly performance stands at -7.73%. MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) is -11.62% away from its 52 week high.

It was reported on 27 January 2015, that Calpine Corp. (NYSE: CPN) recently completed the acquisition of a natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power plant located in North Weymouth, Massachusetts, 12 miles southeast of Boston. Calpine purchased the plant, which has a nameplate generating capacity of 809 megawatts, from Exelon Corporation for $530 million plus adjustments, or approximately $655 per kilowatt. On last trading day Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN) increased 0.97% to close at $21.79. Its volatility for the week is 2.92% while volatility for the month is 2.81%. CPN’s sales growth for past 5 years was -8.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 21.10%. Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN) monthly performance is -1.80%.

Emerald Oil Inc. (NYSE MKT: EOX) announced on Feb. 6 2015, that it priced its $27.5 million public offering of common stock. The Denver company will offering about 24.6 million shares of common stock at $1.12 per share. Emerald Oil, Inc. (NYSEMKT:EOX) has 6.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 65.30%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $0.97.

Federal prosecutors are likely to seek tougher criminal sanctions against HSBC Holdings PLC (ADR) (NYSE:HSBC) than they extracted in 2012 if they pursue a case against the London-based bank over revelations that its Swiss unit helped Americans and other customers evade paying taxes. On last trading day HSBC Holdings plc (ADR) (NYSE:HSBC) decreased -1.62% to close at $45.62. Its volatility for the week is 0.95% while volatility for the month is 1.03%. HSBC’s sales growth for past 5 years was -10.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 12.50%. HSBC Holdings plc (ADR) (NYSE:HSBC) monthly performance is 0.09%.

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