Bally Technologies Strikes Deal with Ontario Lottery and 3 Stocks Rising to 52-Week Highs

Bally Technologies (NYSE:BYI) has entered into an agreement with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. under which it is to supply its system technology and slot machines for the creation of a $1 million wide-area progressive jackpot link. The shares closed at $49.39, up $1.87 or 3.94 percent on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $24.74 to $49.32.

Discover Financial (NYSE:DFS): Total loans increased $5.1 billion, or 9 percent, from the previous year to $59.2 billion. Credit card loans saw a $1.9 billion increased, or 4 percent, to $48.1B billion, and Discover card sales volume saw a rise of 4 percent over the previous year. Credit card loan delinquencies and net charge-offs dropped to historic lows. Loans over 30 days past due had a delinquency rate of of 1.81 percent and a net charge-off rate of 2.43 percent. The shares closed at $39.71, up $2.69 or 7.27% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $21.44 to $39.64.

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Enernoc (NASDAQ:ENOC) has finished installing its EfficiencySMART energy management software in more than 480 state-owned buildings in Massachusetts. This indicates the completion of the installation phase of a $10 million contract between EnerNOC and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources, or DOER, in which EnerNOC gave a comprehensive Enterprise Energy Management System, or EEMS, for the lowering of energy costs across state-owned facilities. The installation phase included set-up of about 1,300 meters in more than 480 buildings spanning 43 sites. The shares closed at $13.13, up $0.37 or 2.9 percent on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $5.41 to $12.96.

Fidelity National (NYSE:FNF) has successfully completed the subsequent offering period relating to the tender offer via its wholly-owned subsidiary for all of J. Alexander’s (NASDAQ:JAX) outstanding common stock. After it acquired all shares validly tendered during the subsequent offering period and the shares issued pursuant to the top-up option, Fidelity National owns nearly 6,703,418 shares, totals about 90.5 percent of J. Alexander’s outstanding shares of common stock. Because of this, it will have the ability to approve the merger without the affirmative vote of any other J. Alexander’s stockholder. After the merger, J. Alexander’s common stock will no longer be traded on NASDAQ. The shares closed at $21.47, up $0.35 or 1.66 percent on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $14.03 to $21.41.

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