Why Need to Watch: Cementos Pacasmayo SAA (NYSE:CPAC), Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL), Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC), Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH), Atwood Oceanics (NYSE:ATW)


On Wednesday shares of Cementos Pacasmayo SAA (NYSE:CPAC) closed at $7.89. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 10.40% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.90%. On Apr 27, Cementos Pacasmayo SAA (NYSE:CPAC) announced its consolidated results for the first quarter (“1Q15”) ended March 31, 2015. Net income increased 31.4% to S/. 52.3 million in 1Q15 from S/. 39.8 million in 1Q14, mainly explained by a higher gross profit and a positive impact from exchange rate movements.

Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) in last trading activity moved up 2.46% to close at $74.50. Company weekly performance is 2.90% while its quarterly performance stands at 34.87%. Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) is -2.86% away from its 52 week high. Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) again increased its offer to acquire Perrigo Co. , now to $35.6 billion, continuing a three-way takeover battle in the pharmaceutical industry. Mylan’s latest bid, which was swiftly rejected, consists of $75 in cash and 2.3 Mylan shares for each share of Perrigo.

On Wednesday shares of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) closed at $24.08. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 3.90% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 9.00%. Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. (NASDAQ:PPC) Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $204.2 million or $0.79 per share, up from $98.1 million or $0.38 per share last year.

Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH) in last trading activity moved down -0.79% to close at $127.07. Company weekly performance is 0.01% while its quarterly performance stands at 9.34%. Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH) is -2.75% away from its 52 week high. Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH), announced preliminary(1) financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended March 31, 2015. Ashland reported earnings from continuing operations of $95 million, or $1.39 per diluted share, on sales of $1.35 billion. These results included five key items that together reduced income from continuing operations by approximately $43 million, net of tax, or $0.64 per diluted share.

On last trading day Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) advanced 4.36% to close at $30.43. Its volatility for the week is 3.48% while volatility for the month is 3.95%. ATW’s sales growth for past 5 years was 14.90% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 6.10%. Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) monthly performance is 8.56%. Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) has scheduled a conference call and webcast related to its second quarter 2015 results on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. U.S. Central Standard Time.


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