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

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Monday

1)      Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:WINN): Shares of Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. are trading higher 71% today. BI-LO announced it will pay $9.50 a Winn-Dixie share in cash. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. is a food retailer with stores in the southeastern United States. The Company operates a chain of retail self-service food stores, which sell groceries, meats, seafood, fresh produce, deli/bakery, pharmaceuticals, and general merchandise items. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

2)      Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN): Shares of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. are trading lower 7% today. Schnitzer forecasted lower and said it expects its first-quarter operating income at its auto parts business to be 30% lower than the 2011 fiscal first quarter. Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. operates a steel scrap recycling business in the western United States. The Company supplies ferrous scrap to export and domestic steel producers through its scrap collection, processing, and deep water facilities. Schnitzer also operates collection and processing facilities, as well as manages other facilities through joint ventures. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

3)      iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate (NYSEARCA:IYR): Shares of iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate are trading flat today. iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index. The Fund will concentrate its investments in the real estate industry sector of the U.S. equity market to approximately the same extent the Index is so concentrated. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

4)      Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX): Shares of Xilinx, Inc. are trading flat today. The company lowered its fiscal third-quarter sales guidance this morning. Xilinx, Inc. designs, develops, and markets complete programmable logic solutions. The Company’s solutions include advanced integrated circuits, software design tools, predefined system functions delivered as cores of logic, and field engineering support. Xilinx sells its products through several channels of distribution to customers in the United States and overseas. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

5)      JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAKK): Shares of JAKKS Pacific, Inc. are trading lower 18% today. The toy retailer announced weak retail sales and also reduced its sales guidance. JAKKS Pacific, Inc. and its affiliates develop, manufacture, and market toys and related products for children. The Company’s products include action figures, die-cast collectible and toy vehicles, preschool toys, and a line of fashion dolls and accessories. JAKKS markets its products under brand names such as Road Champs, Remco, and Child Guidance. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

6)      DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE): Shares of DTE Energy Company are trading higher 1% today. The company’s stock was upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse. DTE Energy Company, a diversified energy company, develops and manages energy-related businesses and services nationwide. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates, purchases, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy in southeastern Michigan. DTE is also involved in gas pipelines and storage, unconventional gas exploration, development, and production. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

7)      iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EWY): Shares of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund are trading lower 4% today following the news of Kim Jong II’s death and the uncertainty surrounding the future of the region. iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund is an exchange traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the performance of publicly traded securities in the South Korean market, as measured by the MSCI Korea Index. This is an “extended trading security” in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

8)      Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSEARCA:EGO): Shares of Eldorado Gold Corporation are trading lower 11.55% today after announcing a $2.4 billion acquisition of European Goldfields. Eldorado Gold Corporation acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The Company currently has operating gold mines in Brazil, China, Turkey, Greece, and surrounding regions. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

9)      WOWJOINT HOLDINGS LTD (NASDAQ:BWOW): Shares of WOWJOINT HOLDINGS LTD are trading higher 108% today after the company announced insider executives will conduct stock buys. Wowjoint Holdings Ltd. manufactures lifting and carrying equipment. The Company produces launching gantries; tire trolleys; marine hoists; telescopic spreaders; and special carriers. The products are used in large construction projects and to lift and move ships. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

10)  Somaxon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SOMX): Shares of Somaxon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. are trading lower 18% today after the company announced it will explore strategic options and also cut jobs internally. Somaxon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on in-licensing, developing, and commercializing proprietary product candidates for the treatment of diseases and disorders in the fields of psychiatry and neurology. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Tuesday

1)      Navistar International Corporation (NYSE:NAV): Shares of Navistar International Corporation are trading higher 7.55% today. Navistar International Corporation manufactures and markets medium and heavy trucks, school buses, mid-range diesel engines, and service parts. The Company also provides financial services to its dealers and customers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

2)      General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS): Shares of General Mills, Inc. are trading lower 1.97% today. General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded and packaged consumer foods worldwide. The Company also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

3)      Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT): Shares of Red Hat, Inc. are trading lower 8.32% today. Red Hat, Inc. develops and provides open source software and services, including the Red Hat Linux operating system. The Company’s Web site offers information and news about open source software and provides an online community of open source software users and developers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

4)      ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG): Shares of ConAgra Foods, Inc. are trading higher 4% today. ConAgra Foods, Inc. manufactures and markets packaged foods for retail consumers, restaurants and institutions. The Company offers a wide range of food products, including meals, entrees, condiments, sides, snacks, specialty potato products, milled grain ingredients, dehydrated vegetables and seasonings, and blends and flavors. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

5)      Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:WINN): Shares of Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. are trading flat today. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. is a food retailer with stores in the southeastern United States. The Company operates a chain of retail self-service food stores, which sell groceries, meats, seafood, fresh produce, deli/bakery, pharmaceuticals, and general merchandise items. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

6)      AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T): Shares of AT&T Inc. are trading higher 1% today. AT&T Inc. is a communications holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides local and long-distance phone service, wireless and data communications, Internet access and messaging, IP-based and satellite television, security services, telecommunications equipment, and directory advertising and publishing. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

7)      Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL): Shares of Carnival Corporation are trading lower 1% today. Carnival Corporation owns and operates cruise ships offering cruises to all major vacation destinations including North America, the United Kingdom, Germany, Southern Europe, South America and Asia/Pacific. The Company, through a subsidiary also owns and operates hotels and lodges. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

8)      Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S): Shares of Sprint Nextel Corporation are trading higher 2.78% today. Sprint Nextel Corporation offers a range of wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, and government customers. The Company develops, engineers, and deploys various technologies, including two wireless networks offering mobile data services, instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities, and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

9)      Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PGNX): Shares of Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. are trading higher 16.82% today. Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company develops and distributes therapeutic products to treat the unmet medical needs of patients with debilitating conditions and life-threatening diseases. Progenics’ principal programs are directed toward supportive care, virology (human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus infections), and oncology. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Wednesday

1)      Delphi Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:DFG): Shares of Delphi Financial Group, Inc. are trading higher 72% today. Tokyo Marine announced it will by Delphi Financial for $2.7 billion today. Delphi Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, offers a diverse portfolio of group employee benefit products, including life, disability, workers’ compensation, and personal accident insurance. The Company also offers asset accumulation products, primarily annuities, to individuals and groups. Delphi offers its insurance products throughout the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

2)      Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL): Shares of Oracle Corporation are trading lower 13% today. Oracle’s latest earnings report disappointed investors. Oracle Corporation supplies software for enterprise information management. The Company offers databases and relational servers, application development and decision support tools, and enterprise business applications. Oracle’s software runs on network computers, personal digital assistants, set-top devices, PCs, workstations, minicomputers, mainframes, and massively parallel computers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

3)      CarMax, Inc (NYSE:KMX): Shares of CarMax, Inc are trading lower 6.95% today. Carmax’s recent earnings release caused shareholders to sell shares. CarMax, Inc. sells at retail new and used cars and light trucks. The Company purchases, reconditions, and sells new and used vehicles in its superstores and franchises throughout the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

4)      Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG): Shares of Walgreen Company are trading lower 1% today. The company reported earnings today and delivered lower margins on the latest quarter. Walgreen Company operates retail drugstores that offer a wide variety of prescription and non-prescription drugs as well as general goods. The Company operates stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Walgreen’s also offers health services, including primary and acute care, wellness, pharmacy and disease management services and health and fitness. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

5)      NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE): Shares of NIKE, Inc. are trading higher 3% today. Shareholders were very impressed with the company’s latest earnings release. NIKE, Inc. designs, develops, and markets athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessory products for men, women, and children. The Company sells its products worldwide to retail stores, through its own stores, subsidiaries, and distributors. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

6)      Actuant Corporation (NYSE:ATU): Shares of Actuant Corporation are trading higher 7% today. The company beat forecasts in its latest earnings release. Actuant Corporation manufactures and markets a broad range of industrial products and systems. The Company sells branded, specialized electrical and industrial tools to hydraulic and electrical wholesale distributors, to catalog houses, and through retail distribution channels. Actuant also designs and markets customized motion control systems for original equipment manufacturers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

7)      Jabil Circuit, Inc. (NYSE:JBL): Shares of Jabil Circuit, Inc. are trading lower 5% today. The company missed earnings and shareholders sold stock today. Jabil Circuit, Inc. is an electronic manufacturing services provider for international electronics companies in the communications, personal computer, peripheral, consumer, and automotive markets. The Company offers circuit design, board design from schematic, prototype assembly, volume board assembly, system assembly, repair, and warranty services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

8)      Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS): Shares of Cintas Corporation are trading higher 9% today. The company beat on revenues and profits in its latest earnings report to shareholders. Cintas designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs. The Company also provides entrance mats, restroom supplies, promotional products, document management, fire protection, and first aid and safety services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

9)      The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE:SHAW): Shares of The Shaw Group Inc. are trading higher 15% today. The company impressed shareholders with its latest earnings release. The Shaw Group Inc. provides engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, fabrication, manufacturing, consulting, remediation, and facilities management services for government and private sector clients in the power, process, environmental, infrastructure, and emergency response markets. 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

1)      American Greetings Corporation (NYSE:AM): Shares of American Greetings Corporation are trading lower 21% today. American Greetings Corporation and its subsidiaries design, manufacture, and sell everyday and seasonal greeting cards and other social expression products. The Company’s products include greeting cards, gift wrap, paper party goods, candles, balloons, stationery, and giftware. American Greetings’s products are sold throughout the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

2)      Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (NYSE:MJN): Shares of Mead Johnson Nutrition CO are trading lower 10% today. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures nutritional products for infants, children, and expectant and nursing mothers. The Company markets its products in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

3)      Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY): Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. are trading lower 6% today. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. operates a nationwide chain of retail stores. The Company, through its retail stores, sells a wide assortment of merchandise principally including domestics merchandise and home furnishings as well as food, giftware, health and beauty care items and infant and toddler merchandise. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

4)      Tibco Software Inc. (NASDAQ:TIBX): Shares of Tibco Software Inc. are trading higher 7% today. TIBCO Software Inc. provides electronic business infrastructure software products that enable business-to-business, business-to-consumer, and business-to-employee solutions. The Company’s software products enable businesses to link internal operations, business partners, and customer channels in real time. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

5)      Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM): Shares of Akamai Technologies, Inc. are trading higher 17% today. Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides global delivery services for Internet content, streaming media, and applications and global Internet traffic management. The Company uses technology and software based on mathematical formulas and algorithms to monitor Internet traffic patterns. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

6)      RAM Energy Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAM): Shares of RAM Energy Resources, Inc. are trading higher 71% today. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

7)      Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ:NEOG): Shares of Neogen Corporation are trading lower 3.64% today. Neogen Corporation develops and markets products and services dedicated to food and animal safety. The Company’s diagnostic products are used by food and animal producers to test for foodborne bacteria, food allergen, natural toxins, drug and chemical residues, plant diseases, and quality assurance. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

8)      WCA Waste Corporation (NASDAQ:WCAA): Shares of WCA Waste Corporation are trading higher 30% today. WCA Waste Corporation is a non-hazardous solid waste management company. The Company provides collection, transfer, and disposal services to commercial, industrial, and residential customers in the south and central regions of the United States. WCA Waste Corporation owns or operates collection and transfer stations, municipal solid waste landfills and demolition debris landfills. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

9)      VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS): Shares of VIVUS, Inc. are trading lower 16% today. VIVUS, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies for obesity, sleep apnea, diabetes and sexual health. The company markets a treatment for erectile dysfunction, and has drugs for obesity and erectile dysfunction in late-stage clinical trials. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

10)  Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc (NASDAQ:ALSK): Shares of Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc are trading lower 23% today. Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. is a full-service telecommunications provider in Alaska. The Company offers local telephone, wireless, long distance, and Internet services to businesses and residential customers through-out the state. Alaska Communications’ network infrastructure consists of fiber optic cable and numerous switching facilities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Friday

1)      SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE:SD): Shares of SandRidge Energy Inc. are trading higher 3.78% today. The company announced a joint venture with a Spanish energy company for Kansas land in the Mississippian play. SandRidge Energy Inc. explores and produces natural gas and crude oil. The Company and its subsidiaries own and operate gas gathering and processing facilities and CO2 treating and transportation facilities. Sandridge energy conducts marketing and tertiary oil recovery operations. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

2)      Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (NYSE:MJN): Shares of Mead Johnson Nutrition CO are trading lower 4.5% today. Goldman Sachs lowered its rating on the stock today with a new price target of $74 due to product safety fears. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures nutritional products for infants, children, and expectant and nursing mothers. The Company markets its products in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

3)      ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB): Shares of ABB Ltd are trading higher 1% today. ABB Limited provides power and automation technologies. The Company operates under segments that include power products, power systems, automation products, process automation and robotics. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

4)      PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH): Shares of PHH Corporation are trading lower 5% today. The company’s stock continues downward after the S&P downgrade earlier this week. PHH Corporation is an outsource provider of mortgage and vehicle fleet management services. The Company provides private label mortgage services to real estate brokers, financial institutions, credit unions, corporations, and government agencies, and integrated leasing and management solutions to operators of corporate, government, and service-related vehicle fleets. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

5)      iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate (NYSEARCA:IYR): Shares of iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate are trading flat today. iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index. The Fund will concentrate its investments in the real estate industry sector of the U.S. equity market to approximately the same extent the Index is so concentrated. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

6)      Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM): Shares of Akamai Technologies, Inc. are trading flat today. Shares spiked this week after announcing it will acquire Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Cotendo for $268 million. Investors were happy with the prospects for the deal. Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides global delivery services for Internet content, streaming media, and applications and global Internet traffic management. The Company uses technology and software based on mathematical formulas and algorithms to monitor Internet traffic patterns. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

7)      American Greetings Corporation (NYSE:AM): Shares of American Greetings Corporation are trading lower 2% today. Shares were reduced to Neutral from Buy at Northcoast Securities, furthering yesterday’s stock drop. American Greetings Corporation and its subsidiaries design, manufacture, and sell everyday and seasonal greeting cards and other social expression products. The Company’s products include greeting cards, gift wrap, paper party goods, candles, balloons, stationery, and giftware. American Greetings’s products are sold throughout the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

8)      Snyder S Lance Inc (NASDAQ:LNCE): Shares of Snyder S Lance Inc are trading higher 1% today. Lance, Inc. manufactures, markets, and distributes a variety of snack foods. The Company’s products include sandwich crackers, cookies, restaurant crackers and bread basket items, candy, chips, meat snacks, nuts, and cake items. Lance’s products are sold under its own brand names, private labels, and third party brands to grocery and mass merchants, vending operations, and other customers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

9)      CPI Corp. (NYSE:CPY): Shares of CPI Corp. are trading lower 5% today. The company reported a drop of 11% in sales today. CPI Corp., through its subsidiaries, develops and markets consumer services and related products. The Company operates professional portrait studios throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. CPI also operates posters, prints, and framing outlets throughout the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

10)  RAM Energy Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAM): Shares of RAM Energy Resources, Inc. are trading higher 14% today. After yesterday’s big stock surge, Rodman & Renshaw cut its stock rating from Market Perform from Outperform today. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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