Best Stocks : Pain Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PTIE), Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC), Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL), Overstock.com Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK), The Travelers. (NYSE:TRV)

Technology Stocks News 14

Pain Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:PTIE), announced recently that they expect to start a Phase 1 clinical trial with ORADUR®-Hydromorphone shortly with an expectation of starting a Phase 3 trial for this product candidate in 2015.  Other programs, some of which are partnered and some of which are currently unpartnered, are progressing as well.” Pain Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:PTIE) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is 68.80% and weekly performance is 1.47%. On last trading day company shares ended up $4.15. Pain Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:PTIE) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -17.12%.

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) reported in its quarterly report dated 08 Aug 2014 that revenue increased by $26 million for the three months ended July 4, 2014, as compared to the same period last year, primarily from an additional week of deferred revenue amortization as a result of the 14 week fiscal quarter ended July 4, 2014 compared to 13 weeks in the same period last year, largely offset by lower license revenue due to the transition of our sales force into new and renewals business teams. Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) shares moved up 0.56% in last trading session and ended the day at $24.25. SYMC Gross Margin is 82.70% and its return on assets is 7.40%. Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) quarterly performance is 14.09%.

The US companies -affected by the ban include Tyson Foods’ units in Perry and Storm Lake in Iowa, and Logansport in Indiana, as well as Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL)’s plant in Fremont, Nebraska. The companies were not immediately available to comment as of late Wednesday. On 13 August, Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) shares moved up 0.34% and was closed at $46.94. HRL EPS growth in last 5 year was 13.40%. Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) year to date (YTD) performance is 5.25%.

Overstock.com Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK)’s sales through bitcoin are expected to add four cents per share to its earnings this year, said the online retailer’s chief executive Patrick Byrne. Overstock.com Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) ended the last trading day at $17.23. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 6.32%and price to cash ratio as 4.06. Overstock.com Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) showed a weekly performance of 3.36%.

The Travelers Companies Inc.’s (NYSE:TRV) earnings missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate on higher-than-expected catastrophe losses. The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) shares moved up 0.20% in last trading session and ended the day on $91.27. TRV return on assets is 3.40%. The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) quarterly performance is -0.91%.

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