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

Investors and traders continue to experience the seesaw of earnings season versus the Greek financial situation. Here’s your Cheat Sheet to the hottest stocks of the week from the day the stock was most active.

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Monday

  1. The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE:SHAW): Shares of The Shaw Group Inc. are trading higher today. The company’s delivered a double-digit decline in revenue in its latest quarterly report. 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.
  2. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM): Shares of Humana Inc. are trading higher today after issuing an 11% revenue increase in quarterly growth. Humana Inc. is a managed health care company with medical members located in the United States and Puerto Rico. The Company offers coordinated health care through health maintenance organizations, preferred provider organizations, point-of-service plans, and administrative services products. Humana offers its products to employer groups, government-sponsored plans, and individuals.
  3. Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:PCRX): Shares of Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc are trading higher today after pleasing shareholders with its latest quarterly earnings release.
  4. NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:NPSP): Shares of NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. are trading lower today after released mixed Phase III clinical data for its gastrointestinal treatment Gattex which treats short bowel syndrome. NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of treatment options for patients with rare gastrointestinal and endocrine disorders and serious unmet medical needs.
  5. HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. (NYSE:HMC): Shares of HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. are trading lower today after announcing the cut of its supply chain today. HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. develops, manufactures, and distributes motorcycles, automobiles, and power products such as generators and farm machinery. The Company also operates a financial credit business. Honda Motor has manufacturing facilities in the US, Canada, the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, India, and Thailand.
  6. Changyou.com Limited (NASDAQ:CYOU): Shares of Changyou.com Limited are trading lower today. The company delivered a strong double-digit growth quarter, but it wasn’t enough to cause investors to buy the stock today. Shares are down over 14%. Buying opportunity anyone? Changyou.com Ltd. develops online computer games. The Company licenses its massively multi-player online role playing games.
  7. Loews Corporation (NYSE:L): Shares of Loews Corporation are trading lower today after missing analyst forecasts today on their latest quarterly earnings report. Loews Corporation is a diversified holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is involved in a variety of businesses including commercial property-casualty insurance, offshore drilling, natural gas exploration and production, operation of natural gas pipeline systems, and the operation of hotels and resorts.
  8. Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE): Shares of Haemonetics Corporation are trading lower today after the company missed their earnings estimates today in their latest quarterly report. Haemonetics Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets automated blood processing systems. The Company’s products are for use in surgical blood salvage, blood component collections, and plasma collections. Haemonetics markets its products worldwide, primarily outside the United States.
  9. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:CTB): Shares of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company are trading higher today after reporting a quarterly earnings release that caused investors to buy shares. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company manufactures and markets replacement tires. The Company focuses on the manufacture and sale of passenger and light truck replacement tires. Cooper also manufactures radial medium truck tires and materials and equipment for the truck tire retread industry.
  10. Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR): Shares of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. are trading higher today after MF Global files for bankruptcy. One broker loses and another broker gains. Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. is an automated global electronic market maker and broker specializing in routing orders and executing and processing trades in securities, futures, and foreign exchange instruments.

Tuesday

  1. BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BBX): Shares of BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc. are trading higher 117% today after regional bank BB&T (NYSE:BBT) announced it will buy BankAtlantic. BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc. is a savings bank holding company. The Company’s BankAtlantic subsidiary provides a variety of commercial banking products and services through a network of offices in Florida.
  2. interCLICK Inc (NASDAQ:ICLK): Shares of interCLICK Inc are trading higher 21% today after Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) announced it will buy the company for $270 million. interCLICK, Inc., through the interCLICK Network, provides a marketing network designed to interest publishers, advertisers, and users. The Network offers publisher sites to create an advertising platform in order for consumers to get targeted content from advertisers.
  3. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE): Shares of Pfizer Inc. are trading up 1% today after delivering their latest quarterly earnings report. Pfizer Inc. is a research-based, global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets medicines for humans and animals. The Company’s products include prescription pharmaceuticals, non-prescription self-medications, and animal health products such as anti-infective medicines and vaccines.
  4. NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:NPSP): Shares of NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. are trading higher 3% today as investors are picking up shares on value and what some think to be an overdone selloff. NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of treatment options for patients with rare gastrointestinal and endocrine disorders and serious unmet medical needs.
  5. ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT): Shares of ITT Corporation are trading higher over 2% today after delivering their latest earnings report. ITT Corporation designs and manufactures a variety of engineered products. The Company produces pumps, systems, and services to measure and control water and other fluids. ITT also supplies military defense systems, including night vision devices, secure communication systems, and avionics, in addition to providing electrical interconnects, and data storage and PC cards.
  6. The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL): Shares of The Allstate Corporation are trading higher today after releasing its latest quarterly earnings report. The Allstate Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides property-liability insurance, as well as other types of insurance in the United States and Canada. The Company primarily sells private passenger automobile and homeowners insurance through independent and specialized brokers. Allstate also sells life insurance, annuity, and group pension products through agents.
  7. Leap Wireless International, Inc. (NASDAQ:LEAP): Shares of Leap Wireless International, Inc. are trading higher 15% today after delivering double-digit growth in its latest quarterly report. Leap Wireless International, Inc. provides mobile wireless services. The Company’s services are targeted to meet the needs of customers who are under-served by traditional communications companies. Leap’s Cricket service is available to customers in various states from New York to California.
  8. Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF): Shares of Herbalife Ltd. are trading lower 9% today as investors are selling stocks on the heels of a double-digit growth report. Herbalife Ltd. is a network marketing company that sells weight management, nutritional supplement and personal care products. The Company sells its products globally through a network of independent distributors. Herbalife also sells literature and promotional materials.
  9. HCA Holdings Inc (NYSE:HCA): Shares of HCA Holdings Inc are trading higher 1% today. HCA Holdings, Inc. operates hospitals. The Company operates acute care hospitals, outpatient facilities, clinics and other patient care delivery settings. HCA operates hospitals in the United States and the United Kingdom.
  10. Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc (NASDAQ:DNKN): Shares of Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc are trading lower over 5% today after insiders announced they are planning to sell shares on the open market. The owner of Dunkin’ Donuts Baskin-Robbins has more than 14,800 points of distribution in 44 countries, and approximately 120 years of combined history.

Wednesday

  1. Career Education Corp. (NASDAQ:CECO): Shares of Career Education Corp. are trading lower over 42% today. Career Education Corporation provides private, for-profit postsecondary education in the United States and Canada. The Company’s schools offer a variety of bachelor’s degree, associate degree, and non-degree programs, with a core curricula of information technologies, visual communication and design technologies, business studies, and culinary arts. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE:MA): Shares of MasterCard Incorporated are trading higher over 6% today. MasterCard, Inc. is a global payment solutions company that provides a variety of services in support of the credit, debit and related payment programs of financial institutions. The Company offers transaction processing services for credit and debit cards, electronic cash, automated teller machines, and travelers checks. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN): Shares of Garmin Ltd. are trading higher over 4% today. Garmin Ltd. provides navigation, communications, and information devices, most of which are enabled by Global Positioning System (NYSE:GPS) technology. The Company designs, develops, manufactures, and markets hand-held, portable, and fixed mount GPS-enabled products and other navigation, communications, and information products under the GARMIN brand name. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. OpenTable Inc (NASDAQ:OPEN): Shares of OpenTable Inc are trading lower over 14% today. OpenTable, Inc. provides free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners through an online booking service. The Company also offers reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants. OpenTable allows users to search for tables based on desired criteria for cuisine, price, and location. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. hhgregg, Inc. (NYSE:HGG): Shares of hhgregg, Inc. are trading higher over 18% today. hhgregg, Inc. retails video products, brand name appliances, audio products and accessories. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  6. BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BBX): Shares of BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc. are trading lower over 7% today. BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc. is a savings bank holding company. The Company’s BankAtlantic subsidiary provides a variety of commercial banking products and services through a network of offices in Florida. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  7. Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND): Shares of Diamond Foods, Inc. are trading lower over 21% 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. Syms Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMS): Shares of Syms Corp. are trading higher over 20% today. Syms Corp operates a chain of off-price retail apparel stores. The Company’s stores are located in the United States throughout the Northeastern and Middle Atlantic regions and the Midwest, Southeast, and Southwest. Syms offers a broad range of off-price merchandise consisting primarily of men’s tailored clothing, women’s clothing, children’s apparel, and shoes. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  9. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA): Shares of Comcast Corporation are trading flat today. Comcast Corporation is a provider of video, high-speed Internet and phone services. The Company offers a variety of entertainment, information and communications services to residential and commercial customers. Comcast is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  10. Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX): Shares of Time Warner Inc. are trading lower over 2% today. Time Warner Inc. is a media and entertainment company. The Company’s businesses include cable television networks that provide programming, feature films, television and home video production and distribution, and magazine publishing. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Thursday

  1. Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDVN): Shares of Medivation, Inc. are trading higher 110% today. Medivation Inc. acquires, develops, and sells or partners biomedical technologies in the early development stage of the research and development process. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF): Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. are trading lower 22% today. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is a specialty retailer that operates stores selling casual apparel, such as knit shirts, graphic t-shirts, jeans, woven shirts and personal care and other accessories for men, women and kids. The Company operates stores in the United States and Canada as well as retails its products over the Internet. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL): Shares of The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. are trading higher 15% today. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures and markets a wide range of skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products. The Company’s products are sold in countries and territories around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM): Shares of QUALCOMM, Inc. are trading higher 7% today. QUALCOMM, Inc. develops and manufactures digital wireless communications equipment. The Company licenses its Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) intellectual property to other companies, and produces CDMA-based integrated circuits; equipment and software used to track workers and assets; software for wireless content enablement; and offers services to deliver multimedia content. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS): Shares of CVS Caremark Corporation are trading higher 3.77% today. CVS Caremark Corporation is an integrated pharmacy health care provider. The Company’s offerings include pharmacy benefit management services; mail order, retail and specialty pharmacy; disease management programs; and retail clinics. The company operates drugstores throughout the U.S., the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  6. MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI): Shares of MercadoLibre, Inc. are trading higher 33% today. MercadoLibre Inc. operates an online trading site for the Latin American markets. The Company’s website allows businesses and individuals to list items and conduct sales and purchases online in either a fixed-price or auction format. MercadoLibre offers classified advertisements for motor vehicles, vessels, aircraft, real estate and services, and offers online payment services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  7. Kellogg Company (NYSE:K): Shares of Kellogg Company are trading lower over 7% today. Kellogg Company manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and other convenience foods. The Company’s products include cereals, cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit snacks, frozen waffles and veggie foods. Kellogg markets its products in the United States, Canada, and other countries throughout the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  8. Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ:DNDN): Shares of Dendreon Corporation are trading lower 35% today. Dendreon Corporation discovers and develops immunologically based therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer. The Company combines knowledge in immunology and antigen engineering with proprietary cell separation technologies to develop therapeutic vaccines that induce cell-mediated immunity, the body’s key defense against cancer. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  9. Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): Shares of Kraft Foods Inc. are trading higher over 3.5% today. Kraft Foods Inc. is a food and beverage company. The Company manufactures and markets packaged food products, including snacks, beverages, cheese, convenient meals and various packaged grocery products. Kraft sells its products throughout the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  10. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): Shares of Duke Energy Corporation are trading higher 1.5% today. Duke Energy Corporation is an energy company located primarily in the Americas that owns an integrated network of energy assets. The Company manages a portfolio of natural gas and electric supply, delivery, and trading businesses in the United States and Latin America. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Friday

  1. Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN): Shares of Groupon Inc. are trading higher 41% today. Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, see, eat, and buy in 43 countries, and soon beyond. The company has about 7,000 employees working across its Chicago headquarters, a growing office in Palo Alto, CA, local markets throughout North America and regional offices in Europe, Latin America, Asia and around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Inhibitex, Inc. (NASDAQ:INHX): Shares of Inhibitex, Inc. are trading higher 123% today. Inhibitex Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes novel antibody-based products. The Company develops products for the prevention and treatment of serious bacterial and fungal infections in the hospital setting. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX): Shares of Starbucks Corporation are trading higher 6.8% today. Starbucks Corporation retails, roasts, and provides its own brand of specialty coffee. The Company operates retail locations worldwide and sells whole bean coffees through its sales group, direct response business, supermarkets, and on the World Wide Web. Starbucks also produces and sells bottled coffee drinks and a line of ice creams. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLRC): Shares of Solar Capital Ltd. are trading higher 7.2% today. Solar Capital Ltd. is an an externally managed finance company. The Company’s investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. Solar invests primarily in leveraged companies, including middle-market companies, in the form of senior secured loans, mezzanine loans and equity securities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE:JEF): Shares of Jefferies Group, Inc. are trading lower .33% today. Jefferies Group, Inc. is an independent, full-service global securities and investment banking firm. The Company provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, including M&A and restructuring, as well as institutional brokerage in equity, equity-linked, high yield and other fixed income securities, along with fundamental research and asset management. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  6. Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDVN): Shares of Medivation, Inc. are trading higher 5% today. Medivation Inc. acquires, develops, and sells or partners biomedical technologies in the early development stage of the research and development process. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  7. Linkedin Corporation (NYSE:LNKD): Shares of Linkedin Corporation are trading lower 6.5% today. LinkedIn Corporation operates a social networking website used for professional networking. The Company’s website allows members to post a profile of their professional expertise and accomplishments. LinkedIn allows members to be introduced to potential clients, service providers, and subject experts. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  8. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF): Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. are trading lower 2.2% today. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is a specialty retailer that operates stores selling casual apparel, such as knit shirts, graphic t-shirts, jeans, woven shirts and personal care and other accessories for men, women and kids. The Company operates stores in the United States and Canada as well as retails its products over the Internet. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  9. Openwave Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:OPWV): Shares of Openwave Systems Inc. are trading higher 10% today. Openwave Systems Inc. provides open Internet-based communication infrastructure software and applications. The Company’s customers are wireless network operators, wireline carriers, Internet service providers, and broadband network providers. Openwave offers wireless Internet infrastructure and browsers, unified messaging, mobile email, directory service, and voice processing. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  10. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK): Shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation are trading lower 6.27% today. Chesapeake Energy Corporation produces oil and natural gas. The Company’s operations are focused on discovering, developing and acquiring conventional and unconventional natural gas reserves onshore in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>