Ebay, Haemonetics, Harman International Achieve 52-Week Highs as Markets End Flat

Ebay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY): Seventy-four percent of Americans surveyed by University of California, Berkeley don’t plan to utilize a mobile payment system, The Verge reported. Privacy concerns seem to be the main reason for Americans’ reluctance to embrace mobile payments, the publication added. The shares closed at $41.02, down $0.21 or 0.51% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $26.86 to $41.84.

Haemonetics Corp. (NYSE:HAE): The company is not planning to divest other product lines. Comments made on Pall’s (NYSE:PLL) webcast to discuss the agreement to sell certain blood product lines to Haemonetics (NYSE:HAE). The shares closed at $71.57, up $2.86 or 4.16% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $54.99 to $71.50.

Harman International (NYSE:HAR): Harman reports gross margin on a non-GAAP basis increased 40 basis points to 26.8% in Q3. The increase was due to better leverage of fixed costs on higher sales and productivity improvements in the cost base. The shares closed at $49.58, up $2.32 or 4.91% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $25.53 to $51.76.

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