Big Movers: Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN), Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ:HERO), Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSEMKT:UEC), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH)

Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) announced positive interim results from two studies supporting a short duration, potentially best-in-disease regimen of its proprietary NS5A and nucleotide inhibitors, ACH-3102 and ACH-3422. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is -8.36%. On last trading day company shares ended up $11.84. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -5.36%.

Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ:HERO) Director Steven A. Webster purchased 250,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 16th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $1.11 per share, for a total transaction of $277,500.00. Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ:HERO) shares fell -6.14% in last trading session and ended the day at $1.07. HERO return on assets is -7.10%. Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ:HERO) quarterly performance is -55.79%.

On Dec. 10, Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSEMKT:UEC)report, in accordance with NYSE MKT requirements, the filing of the Company’s quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the three months ended October 31, 2014 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). On 23 December, Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSEMKT:UEC) shares increased 0.60% and was closed at $1.67. UEC EPS growth in last 5 year was -1.40%. Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSEMKT:UEC) year to date (YTD) performance is -16.50%.

A Carlyle Group fund agreed to acquire General Electric Co.’s (NYSE:GE) stake in Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Ltd. for as much as HK$3.75 billion or $483 million and then make a buyout offer. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) belongs to Industrial Goods sector. Its net profit margin is 11.10% and weekly performance is 6.68%. On last trading day company shares ended up $25.88. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 1.35%.

Barclays began coverage on shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) in a report issued on Thursday. The firm issued an overweight rating on the stock. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) shares fell -0.17% in last trading session and ended the day at $54.22. CTSH Gross Margin is 41.80% and its return on assets is 16.30%. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) quarterly performance is 19.96%.

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