5 Stocks Under Wall Street’s Radar : New York REIT, Inc. (NYSE:NYRT), Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), Discovery Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:DSCO), NOK, WPRT

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Several potential buyers have expressed interest in acquiring New York EIT Inc.,NYRT +2.76%
a $1.75 billion real-estate investment trust, according to several people briefed on the talks.
New York REIT on Tuesday said it had enlisted Barclays Capital Inc. and Realty Capital Securities LLC to advise it in a bid to boost shareholder value. The company said it had received inquiries on “potential strategic opportunities.” New York REIT, Inc. (NYSE:NYRT) belongs to Financial sector. Its net profit margin is -88.40% and weekly performance is 5.27%. On last trading day company shares ended up $10.78. New York REIT, Inc. (NYSE:NYRT) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 3.80%.

Monsanto Co. ( MON ) will host a conference call at 9:30 AM ET on October 08, 2014, to discuss its Q4 14 earnings results. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) shares decreased -2.02% in last trading session and ended the day at $108.23. MON Gross Margin is 53.60% and its return on assets is 11.60%. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) quarterly performance is -12.34%.

Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO)today announced that the Company has been awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research Grant (SBIR) valued at up to $3.0 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the development of the Company’s aerosolized KL4 surfactant as a medical countermeasure to mitigate acute and chronic/late-phase radiation-induced lung injury. The company has been awarded $1.0 million, and over the next three years may be awarded up to an additional $2.0 million as part of this grant. On 07 October, Discovery Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:DSCO) shares decreased -0.55% and was closed at $1.82. DSCO EPS growth in last 5 year was 32.80%. Discovery Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:DSCO) year to date (YTD) performance is -19.11%.

With global giant Nokia announcing suspension of itsChennai mobile plant operations, the Centre today said it will look into the issue and make efforts to ensure that such incidents do not occur again. IRSA Investments and Representations Inc. (NYSE:IRS) ended the last trading day at $13.30. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 5.46% and price to cash ratio as 24.01. Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 13.40% and weekly performance is -3.43%. On last trading day company shares ended up $8.17. Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -0.54%.

Westport Innovations (NASDAQ:WPRT) last released its earnings data on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported ($0.56) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of ($0.41) by $0.15. The company had revenue of $40.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $44.83 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted ($0.61) earnings per share. Westport Innovations’s revenue was up 14.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Westport Innovations will post $-1.69 EPS for the current fiscal year. Westport Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) shares decreased -7.88% in last trading session and ended the day at $6.55. Westport Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) quarterly performance is -61.87%.

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