5 Stocks Under Wall Street’s Radar: Western Union (NYSE:WU), North American Palladium (NYSEMKT:PAL), Steelcase (NYSE:SCS), Dendreon Corp. (NASDAQ:DNDN), iKang Healthcare (NASDAQ:KANG)



The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, on 26 Aug 2014 announced that consumers in Austria, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom now have the option to fund online and mobile Western UnionMoney Transfer® transactions using their bank accounts. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) belongs to Financial sector. Its net profit margin is 14.00% and weekly performance is -0.11%. On last trading day company shares ended up $17.46. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 0.76%.

North American Palladium Ltd. (NYSEMKT:PAL) on 30 July 2014 announced the operating, development, exploration and financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 (“Q2”). Upgrades to the ore handling system were completed at the end of June and results to date in July demonstrate that more Offset Zone ore can be hoisted up the shaft as per plan. These upgrades are expected to improve the cost of operations. Sold 40,716 ounces of payable palladium at a cash cost per ounce(1) of US$510; excluding approximately 4,200 ounces of payable palladium in inventory. Realized palladium selling price of US$806 per ounce, giving a palladium operating margin of US$296 per ounce, or US$11.6 million. Palladium prices remain strong, with the July 29, 2014 price at US$884 per ounce. Revenue of $50.5 million which includes $14.1 million of by-product revenue; Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $10.4 million for the quarter and $20.2 million for the first six months of 2014. Underground ore mined at LDI was 263,904 tonnes at an average grade of 4.9 g/t palladium. Processed 243,041 tonnes of low grade surface stockpile at LDI at an average grade of 1.0 g/t palladium; Underground production during the quarter averaged 2,900 tonnes per day and was impacted by equipment availability and big muck in stopes, but remains on track to achieve 5,000 tonnes per day by year end. North American Palladium Ltd. (NYSEMKT:PAL) shares advanced 2.19% in last trading session and ended the day at $0.28. PAL Gross Margin is 25.60% and its return on assets is -10.00%. North American Palladium Ltd. (NYSEMKT:PAL) quarterly performance is -4.86%.

Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS) will phase out production during the next two years at its south High Point office furniture manufacturing plant, eliminating 264 jobs. Some of the production at the facility will be shifted to Mexico, Steelcase indicated in a document notifying workers about the plant closing three months ago. On 02 September, Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS) shares advanced 1.97% and was closed at $16.01. SCS EPS growth in last 5 year was 57.10%. Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS) year to date (YTD) performance is 2.30%.

Dendreon Corp. (NASDAQ:DNDN) last released its earnings data on Aug. 11. The company reported ($0.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.25) by $0.15. The company had revenue of $82.16 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $73.37 million. Dendreon Corp. (NASDAQ:DNDN) ended the last trading day at $1.40. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 4.93%and price to cash ratio as 1.45. Dendreon Corp. (NASDAQ:DNDN) showed a weekly performance of 4.48%.

iKang Healthcare Group (NASDAQ:KANG) reported Q4 EPS of $0.13, $0.04 worse than the analyst estimate of $0.17. Revenue for the quarter came in at $80.2 million versus the consensus estimate of $61.39 million.iKang Healthcare Group reaffirmed FY2014 guidance. iKang Healthcare Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:KANG) shares decreased -3.78% in last trading session and ended the day on $20.39. KANG Gross Margin is 71.30% and its return on assets is -34.00%. iKang Healthcare Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:KANG) quarterly performance is 33.09%.

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