Active Movers: Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:IDIX), Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN), Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI), DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS)

Technology Stocks News 11

The U.S. drug maker offered Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:IDIX) shareholders $24.50 a share, or $3.85 billion, for the developer of hepatitis C drugs. That’s almost quadruple the stock’s average unaffected price over the previous 20 days, the highest premium on record for any health care deal of at least $100 million, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:IDIX) stock performance was -0.55% in last session and finished the day at $23.66. Traded volume was 12.58million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 1.86million shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.02. Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:IDIX) insider ownership is 25.11%.

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN)’s stock has not been doing well despite the popularity of the company’s online coupon and daily deals site and ever increasing reach of its mobile app with smartphone transition. The lack of profitability, which keeps investors worrying, has dragged this stock down by 54% year to date. Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) dropped -0.65 percent to $6.09 Tuesday on volume of 12.57million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $6.04 to $6.20. Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) has a market capitalization of $4.15billion.

Vice’s minority shareholders include advertising giant WPP and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA), which holds a 5% stake in Vice. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) bought the stake in 2013 for $70m, in a deal that valued Vice Media at $1.4bn. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA)’s stock on June 10, 2014 reported a decrease of -0.36% to the closing price of $36.08. Its fifty two weeks range is $26.99 -$36.43. The total market capitalization recorded $80.71billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 15.01million shares. In its share capital, FOXA has 2.20billion outstanding shares.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI)’s share trading has bagged vehement momentum off late, pumped up by the exquisite quarterly results that the company has portrayed. On April 24, 2014, SIRI announced its Q1-2014 operating and financial results. Quarterly revenues surged up by $998 million, increasing from its Q1-2013 estimate of $897, thus increasing by 11%, year-over-year.  However, earnings per share stayed flat, at $0.02 per diluted share in Q1-2014 as in 2013, a year ago. On Tuesday, shares of Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) dropped -0.74% to close the day at $3.35. Company return on investment (ROI) is 9.40% and its monthly performance is recorded as 5.85%.  Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) quarterly revenue growth is -2.48%.

Leading marine transporter DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) is gradually transforming itself into an ultra-deepwater drilling company rather than continuing as a simple drybulk cargo operator. DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) stock performance was 7.17% in last session and finished the day at $3.44. Traded volume was 14.22million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 6.66million shares. The beta of the stock remained 2.49. DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) insider ownership is 14.02%.

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