Stock Analysis Recap: Here’s Why These Stocks Trended This Week

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Monday

Monday trading has been more cautious with the Dow Jones Industrial Average trading lower 228 points to 11,955, while the S&P 500 Index is down 2% today. Here are the hottest stocks drumming up chatter among investors and traders on Wall Street:

1)      Endo Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ENDP): Shares of Endo Pharmaceuticals are trading higher 6% today. Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company with products that provide pain management. The Company researches, develops, produces, and markets both branded and generic pharmaceuticals. Endo’s products include Percocet, Percodan, and Lidoderm. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

2)      Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): Shares of Intel Corporation are trading lower 4.92% today. Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

3)      FuelCell Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCEL): Shares of FuelCell Energy, Inc. are trading higher 11.5% today. FuelCell Energy, Inc. develops and commercializes fuel cell power plants for electric power generation. The Company also has contracts to develop its fuel cells for use of alternative fuels and for marine transportation applications. FuelCell has research and development contracts with government and industry. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

4)      INTL Fcstone Inc (NASDAQ:INTL): Shares of INTL Fcstone Inc are trading lower 3.6% today. International Assets Holding Corporation is a financial services holding company. The Company and its subsidiaries offer a broad spectrum of financial services to its customers throughout the world, including execution and advisory services in commodities, currencies, and international securities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

5)      Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMEX:LNG): Shares of Cheniere Energy, Inc. are trading higher 5% today. Cheniere Energy, Inc., through subsidiaries, develops liquefied natural gas terminals, and explores for oil and natural gas. The Company explores for oil and gas in the Gulf of Mexico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

6)      Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX): Shares of Quanex Building Products Corporation are trading lower 4.7% today. Quanex Building Products Corporation manufactures engineered materials and components for the building markets. The Company designs windows and door systems, and produces fabricated metal, wood and vinyl window and door components and other products for major window and door manufacturers. Quanex also produces coated and mill finish aluminum sheet products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

7)      Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND): Shares of Diamond Foods, Inc. are trading lower 20% today. Diamond Foods, Inc. is a branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary, snack, in-shell and ingredient nuts. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

8)      Biglari Holdings Inc (NYSE:BH): Shares of Biglari Holdings Inc are trading lower 1.3% today. Biglari Holdings, Inc., through subsidiaries, operates restaurants primarily in the Midwestern and Southeastern United States. The Company’s restaurants offer steakburgers, French fries, hand-dipped milk shakes, and other food items. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

9)      Piedmont Natural Gas Company Inc. (NYSE:PNY): Shares of Piedmont Natural Gas Company Inc. are trading lower 1.79% today. Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. is an energy and services company that primarily transports, distributes, and sells natural gas. The Company serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Piedmont also, through subsidiaries, markets natural gas to customers in Georgia, and distributes propane in various states. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

10)  Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC): Shares of Bank of America Corporation are trading lower 4.7% today. Bank of America Corporation accepts deposits and offers banking, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk-management products and services. The Company has a mortgage lending subsidiary, and an investment banking and securities brokerage subsidiary. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Tuesday

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up at 12,075, the S&P 500 Index at 1,239 and the Nasdaq at 2,610. Here are the hottest stocks drumming up trading chatter on Wall Street today:

1)      Synovis Life Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNO): Shares of Synovis Life Technologies, Inc. are trading higher 50% today. Synovis Life Technologies, Inc. develops, designs, manufactures, and brings to market medical devices for surgical and interventional treatment of disease. The Company provides products such as implantable biomaterial, surgical productivity tools, micro-wire components, and a coupler system. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

2)      Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY): Shares of Best Buy Co., Inc. are trading lower 11.5% today. Best Buy Co., Inc. retails consumer electronics, home office products, entertainment software, appliances and related services through its retail stores, as well as its web site. The Company also retails pre-recorded home entertainment products through retail stores. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

3)      Endocyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECYT): Shares of Endocyte, Inc. are trading lower 63% today. Endocyte Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted therapies for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases. The Company uses a proprietary technology to create small molecule drug conjugates, or SMDCs, and companion imaging diagnostics that actively target receptors that are over-expressed on diseased cells, relative to healthy cells. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

4)      FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS): Shares of FactSet Research Systems Inc. are trading lower 7.5% today. FactSet Research Systems Inc. supplies global economic and financial data to analysts, investment bankers, and other financial professionals. The Company combines databases from multiple suppliers into a single online source of information and analytics, including fundamental data. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

5)      The Pantry, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTRY): Shares of The Pantry, Inc. are trading lower 10.7% today. The Pantry, Inc. operates convenience stores in the southeastern United States. The Company’s stores offer a variety of merchandise and gasoline, as well as ancillary services designed to appeal to the convenience needs of the customers. The Pantry’s stores are located in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Virginia, and Georgia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

6)      Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL): Shares of Hexcel Corporation are trading higher 1% today. Hexcel Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets reinforcement products, composite materials, and engineered products. The Company’s products are used in the commercial aerospace, space and defense, electronics, general industrial, and recreation markets for a variety of end products. Hexcel operates around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

7)      Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (NASDAQ:CCMP): Shares of Cabot Microelectronics Corporation are trading higher 16.6% today. Cabot Microelectronics Corporation supplies slurries used in chemical mechanical planarization, a polishing process used in the manufacture of integrated circuit devices. The slurries are liquids containing abrasives and chemicals that enhance the polishing process. The polishing process itself facilitates the manufacture of smaller, faster, and more complex integrated circuit devices. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

8)      Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXA): Shares of Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. are trading higher 34.6% today. Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary products for the treatment of acute and intermittent conditions. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

9)      YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSEAMEX:YMI): Shares of YM BioSciences Inc. are trading higher 12.3% today. YM Biosciences Inc. is developing cancer drugs based on technologies licensed primarily from international academic centers. The Company is currently developing a small molecule chemopotentiator for metastatic breast cancer, an EGFr humanized monoclonal antibody, and a GnRH cancer vaccine. YM is also supporting the preclinical development of additional cancer products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

10)  A.M. Castle & Co. (NYSE:CAS): Shares of A.M. Castle & Co. are trading higher .47% today. A. M. Castle & Co. provides highly-engineered materials and value-added processing services to a variety of industrial companies. The Company distributes specialty metals, nickel alloys, aluminum, titanium, and copper and brass. A. M. Castle also provides materials management programs. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Wednesday

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is trimming back to 11,842, the S&P 500 Index is trading at 1,212 and the Nasdaq is lower at 2,534 today. Here are the hottest stocks catching the attention of investors and traders on Wall Street:

1)      Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP): Shares of Avon Products, Inc. are trading higher 7% today. Avon Products, Inc. manufactures and direct sells beauty and related products. The Company markets its products to consumers worldwide through independent sales representatives. Avon’s product line includes beauty, fashion and home. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

2)      JIVE SOFTWARE INC (NASDAQ:JIVE): Shares of JIVE SOFTWARE INC are trading lower over 2% today. Jive is the first company to bring the innovation of the consumer web to the enterprise. And in doing so, we’re making work great. We’re breaking down the barriers separating employees, customers, and partners. And making it possible for the first time to engage socially and authentically around what matters most to them. And as a result, drive breakthroughs in revenue, cost, and innovation. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

3)      LiveDeal, Inc. (NASDAQ:LIVE): Shares of LiveDeal, Inc. are trading lower 1.79% today. LiveDeal Inc. provides Internet-based local online classifieds and Yellow Pages services. The Company offers an Internet advertising service that includes a WebPage and a listing through its Yellow Pages web site. YP features businesses and individuals in he United States and Canada. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

4)      eOn Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:EONC): Shares of eOn Communications Corporation are trading higher 125% today. eOn Communications Corporation designs, develops, and markets next-generation Linux communications servers and software. The Company’s products integrate and manage voice, e-mail, and Internet communications for customer contact centers and other applications. eOn also offers a traditional switching platform for small and medium-sized installations. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

5)      Synovis Life Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNO): Shares of Synovis Life Technologies, Inc. are trading flat today. Synovis Life Technologies, Inc. develops, designs, manufactures, and brings to market medical devices for surgical and interventional treatment of disease. The Company provides products such as implantable biomaterial, surgical productivity tools, micro-wire components, and a coupler system. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

6)      First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR): Shares of First Solar, Inc. are trading lower 20% today. First Solar, Inc. designs and manufactures solar modules. The Company uses a thin film semiconductor technology to manufacture electricity-producing solar modules. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

7)      Endocyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECYT): Shares of Endocyte, Inc. are trading lower 2.2% today. Endocyte Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted therapies for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases. The Company uses a proprietary technology to create small molecule drug conjugates, or SMDCs, and companion imaging diagnostics that actively target receptors that are over-expressed on diseased cells, relative to healthy cells. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

8)      Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM): Shares of Broadcom Corporation are trading higher 2.8% today. Broadcom Corporation provides integrated silicon solutions that enable broadband digital data transmission of voice, data, and video content to the home and within the business enterprise. The Company designs, develops, and supplies integrated circuits for cable set-top boxes, cable modems, high-speed networking, direct satellite and digital broadcast, and digital subscriber line. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

9)      Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY): Shares of Best Buy Co., Inc. are trading flat today. Best Buy Co., Inc. retails consumer electronics, home office products, entertainment software, appliances and related services through its retail stores, as well as its web site. The Company also retails pre-recorded home entertainment products through retail stores. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

10)  Piedmont Natural Gas Company Inc. (NYSE:PNY): Shares of Piedmont Natural Gas Company Inc. are trading flat today. Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. is an energy and services company that primarily transports, distributes, and sells natural gas. The Company serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Piedmont also, through subsidiaries, markets natural gas to customers in Georgia, and distributes propane in various states. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Thursday

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up at 11,869, the S&P 500 Index is trading at 1,216 and the Nasdaq is trading at 2,538. Here are the most buzzworthy stocks among investors and traders this today:

1)      FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX): Shares of FedEx Corporation are trading higher 4.77% today. FedEx Corp. delivers packages and freight to multiple countries and territories throught an integrated global network. The Company provides worldwide express delivery, ground small-parcel delivery, less-than-truckload freight delivery, supply chain management services, customs brokerage services, and trade facilitation and electronic commerce solutions. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

2)      SonoSite, Inc. (NASDAQ:SONO): Shares of SonoSite, Inc. are trading higher 26% today. SonoSite, Inc. manufactures hand-held ultrasound imaging equipment. The Company’s equipment is approximately the size of a laptop computer and permits the provision of ultrasound services in places previously not possible. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

3)      Novellus Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVLS): Shares of Novellus Systems, Inc. are trading higher 21.8% today. Novellus Systems, Inc. manufactures, markets, and services equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits, commonly called chips or semiconductors. The Company also develops, manufactures, sells and supports grinding, lapping and polishing equipment for a broad spectrum of industrial applications. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

4)      BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPAX): Shares of BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc. are trading lower 76% today. BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is an emerging pharmaceutical company. The Company develops hormone replacement products to treat testosterone deficiency in men and estrogen deficiency in women. BioSante is also developing its nanoparticulate based platform technology for novel vaccines, vaccine adjuvant and drug delivery systems. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

5)      Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS): Shares of Discover Financial Services are trading lower 3.27% today. Discover Financial Services is a credit card issuer and electronic payment services company. The Company issues credit cards and offers student and personal loans, as well as savings products such as certificates of deposit and money market accounts and operates an automated teller machine(ATM)/debit network, which includes ATMs, as well as POS terminals nationwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

6)      Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX): Shares of Lam Research Corporation are trading lower 3% today. Lam Research Corporation manufactures, markets, and services semiconductor processing equipment used in the making of integrated circuits. The Company’s products are used to deposit special films on a silicon wafer and etch away portions of various films to create a circuit design. Lam sells its products around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

7)      Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NASDAQ:DECK): Shares of Deckers Outdoor Corporation are trading lower 10% today. Deckers Outdoor Corporation designs and markets footwear and accessories. The Company offers footwear for men, women and children. Deckers sells its products including accessories such as handbags, headwear, and outerwear, through domestic retailers and international distributors and directly to end-user consumers, through call centers, retail concept stores and retail outlet stores. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

8)      Heckmann Corporation (NYSE:HEK): Shares of Heckmann Corporation are trading higher 1% today. Heckmann Corporation is an investment holding company, operating in the water industry. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provide water treatment and disposal services, operate bottling facilities, and transport water through pipelines. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

9)      Piedmont Natural Gas Company Inc. (NYSE:PNY): Shares of Piedmont Natural Gas Company Inc. are trading higher .61% today. Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. is an energy and services company that primarily transports, distributes, and sells natural gas. The Company serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Piedmont also, through subsidiaries, markets natural gas to customers in Georgia, and distributes propane in various states. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

10)  Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC): Shares of Bank of America Corporation are trading higher .48% today. Bank of America Corporation accepts deposits and offers banking, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk-management products and services. The Company has a mortgage lending subsidiary, and an investment banking and securities brokerage subsidiary. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Friday

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading up at 11,935, while the S&P 500 Index is trading up at 1,227 on Friday. Here are the hottest stocks among investors and traders on Wall Street today:

1)      Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA): Shares of Zynga Inc. are trading lower 1% today. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

2)      RSC Holdings Inc. (NYSE:RRR): Shares of RSC Holdings Inc. are trading higher 55% today. RSC Holdings, Inc. rents equipment. The Company operates equipment rental locations in the United States and Canada. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

3)      ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISTA): Shares of ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. are trading higher 69% today. Ista Pharmaceuticals, Inc. develops proprietary therapeutic products that save and improve eyesight. The Company’s product candidates and programs address diseases and conditions such as vitreous hemorrhage, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, ocular pain, and inflammation. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

4)      Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE:CVC): Shares of Cablevision Systems Corporation are trading lower 14% today. Cablevision Systems Corporation provides telecommunications and entertainment services. The Company has operations in multimedia delivery, subscription cable television services, championship professional sports teams, and national television program networks. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

5)      United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI): Shares of United Rentals, Inc. are trading higher 3.92% today. United Rentals, Inc., through its subsidiary, is an equipment rental company operating a network of locations in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The Company serves the construction industry, industrial and commercial concerns, homeowners, and other individuals. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

6)      Morton’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (NYSE:MRT): Shares of Morton’s Restaurant Group, Inc. are trading higher 32% today. Morton’s Restaurant Group, Inc. operates a chain of high end steak restaurants. The Company operates internationally with their main concentration of locations in the United States. Morton’s specializes in steaks but believes their menu selection is broad enough to appeal to many taste preferences and desires. The Company uses tableside menu presentations to hightlight and personalize service. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

7)      athenahealth, Inc (NASDAQ:ATHN): Shares of athenahealth, Inc are trading higher 2% today. athenahealth Inc. provides Internet-based business services for physician practices. The Company’s services include a revenue cycle management service that automates and manages billing-related functions for physician practices and includes a practice management platform. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

8)      Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN): Shares of Accenture Plc are trading lower 4% today. Accenture PLC provides management and technology consulting services and solutions. The Company delivers a range of specialized capabilities and solutions to clients across all industries on a worldwide basis. Accenture’s network of businesses provides consulting, technology, outsourcing, and alliances. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

9)      InterMune, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITMN): Shares of InterMune, Inc. are trading lower 8% today. InterMune, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company develops therapies for hepatology and pulmonology, including treatments for severe, malignant osteopetrosis and chronic granulomatous disease Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

10)  Piedmont Natural Gas Company Inc. (NYSE:PNY): Shares of Piedmont Natural Gas Company Inc. are trading flat today. Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. is an energy and services company that primarily transports, distributes, and sells natural gas. The Company serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Piedmont also, through subsidiaries, markets natural gas to customers in Georgia, and distributes propane in various states. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

 

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