Why Making Dramatic Moves: SouFun Holdings (NYSE:SFUN), Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (NASDAQ:AHGP), Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI), AECOM (NYSE:ACM), Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX)

SouFun Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:SFUN) in last trading activity moved down -5.09% to close at $7.65. Company weekly performance is -6.25% while its quarterly performance stands at 19.08%. SouFun Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:SFUN) is -39.90% away from its 52 week high. SouFun Holdings (NASDAQ:SFUN) was downgraded by equities research analysts at Deutsche Bank from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. They currently have a $7.20 price objective on the stock, down from their previous price objective of $9.50.

On last trading day Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (NASDAQ:AHGP) advanced 0.97% to close at $47.78. Its volatility for the week is 3.31% while volatility for the month is 2.93%. AHGP’s sales growth for past 5 years was 13.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 20.00%. Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (NASDAQ:AHGP) monthly performance is -9.20%. On May 08, Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. and Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (NASDAQ:AHGP) announced that Joseph W. Craft III, President and Chief Executive Officer, will make a presentation at the National Association of Publicly Traded Partnerships 2015 Master Limited Partnership Investor Conference in Orlando, Florida at approximately 9:00 a.m. Eastern time on Friday, May 22, 2015.

Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) has 3.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 86.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $33.67. On May 07,Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE: WRI) announced the pricing of $250 million of 3.850% Notes due 2025 (the “Notes”) in an underwritten public offering. The Notes were offered at 99.233% of the principal amount with a yield to maturity of 3.943%. The offering is scheduled to close on May 14, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.

On Tuesday shares of AECOM (NYSE:ACM) closed at $30.97. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 6.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 11.10%. AECOM (NYSE:ACM) said second-quarter net income attributable to company was $0.2 million, compared to $40.2 million in the prior year. Earnings per share for the latest second quarter were flat, compared with $0.41 per share, last year. Adjusted earnings per share were $0.58, for the quarter.

Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) in last trading activity increased 0.64% to close at $14.16. Company weekly performance is -1.12% while its quarterly performance stands at -38.00%. Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) is -55.40% away from its 52 week high. Century Aluminum of Kentucky General Partnership, a subsidiary of Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) announced that members of USW Local 9423 at its Hawesville, Kentucky smelter rejected the Company’s modified Last, Best, and Final (“LBF”) offer Monday night, May 11, 2015. As a result, a lockout is scheduled to commence at 8 a.m. CDT on May 12, 2015. The lockout will allow other personnel to maintain uninterrupted plant operations, which is required in the continuous-flow operation of an aluminum smelter. The smelter is fully prepared for the lockout and is expected to continue to operate safely and at full production.

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