Why Trader’s Are Watching: Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN), Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR), Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN), Commercial Vehicle (NASDAQ:CVGI), Heritage Commerce (NASDAQ:HTBK)

Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN), announced positive interim results from the phase II study of ACH-3102 in combination with Gilead Sciences, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:GILD) Sovaldi, establishing the cocktail drug’s ability to cure Hepatitis C in six weeks. On Monday shares of Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) closed at $11.66. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 17.58%.

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) plans to report its fourth quarter and full year 2014 results before the market opens on Thursday, February 12, 2015. Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) in last trading activity advanced 7.76% to close at $1.25. Company weekly performance is 22.55% while its quarterly performance stands at -50.40%. Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) is -77.68% away from its 52 week high.

On January 27, Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) reported fourth quarter adjusted EPS of $0.87 after the bell Tuesday, up from $0.45 in the previous year. Analysts expected EPS of $0.78. Full year 2015 adjusted EPS is expected to be between $3.12 and $3.18. The consensus estimate is for EPS of $3.20. On last trading day Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) moved down -0.19% to close at $192.27. Its volatility for the week is 2.45% while volatility for the month is 4.01%. ILMN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 22.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 34.90%. Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) monthly performance is -2.31%.

On February 6, Commercial Vehicle Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CVGI) said that it has parted ways with an executive it promoted less than four months ago. Geoff Perich, hired in October to lead the New Albany manufacturer’s global construction and agriculture business, resigned last Sunday. The division led by Perich is a key segment for the $748 million company, which makes seats, wire harnesses and heavy-vehicle cab components. Commercial Vehicle Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CVGI) has 2.90% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 76.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $5.96.

Heritage Commerce Corp (Nasdaq:HTBK), announced that its Board of Directors increased the quarterly cash dividend 60% to $0.08 per share, from $0.05 per share, to holders of common stock and Series C Preferred Stock (on an as converted basis). The dividend will be payable on February 25, 2015, to shareholders of record on February 10, 2015. On last trading day Heritage Commerce Corp. (NASDAQ:HTBK) moved down -0.34% to close at $8.71. Its volatility for the week is 2.27% while volatility for the month is 2.62%. HTBK’s sales growth for past 5 years was -1.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 18.60%. Heritage Commerce Corp. (NASDAQ:HTBK) monthly performance is -3.22%.

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