Eye Catching Stocks: Straight Path Communications (NYSEMKT:STRP), Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE:KWK), China Metro-Rural (NYSEMKT:CNR), Teradyne Inc. (NYSE:TER), First Acceptance (NYSE:FAC)

Technology Stocks News 18

Straight Path Communications Inc. (NYSEMKT:STRP) belongs to Technology sector. Its net weekly performance is -7.87%. On last trading day company shares ended up $8.90. Straight Path Communications Inc. (NYSEMKT: STRP) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -8.85%.

On 28 JULY Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE:KWK) applied to federal regulators for permission to export 20 million tonnes of LNG per year for 25 years, or about three billion cubic feet of gas a day, from a former mill site north of Campbell River on Vancouver Island. Separately, Perth, Aus.-based Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd. said it bought a potential export site from Anadarko Petroleum Corp. for $11-million outside Port Hawkesbury, N.S., on Canada’s East Coast. Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE:KWK) shares fell -9.22% in last trading session and ended the day at $1.28. KWK Gross Margin is 44.10% and its return on assets is 7.40%. Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE:KWK) quarterly performance is -54.12%.

On 29 JULY China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (NYSEMKT: CNR) announced the appointment of Mr. Lin Xianfu (“Mr. Lin”) to the Company’s senior management as the President of Greater China effective from August 1, 2014. In his new role, Mr. Lin will be responsible for all project development and operations, and to develop strategy for optimizations, expansions and corporate development in mainland China. On 08 August, China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (NYSEMKT: CNR) shares fell -1.85% and was closed at $0.94. CNR EPS growth in last 5 year was -7.80%. China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (NYSEMKT:CNR) year to date (YTD) performance is 4.69%.

On 23 JULY Teradyne Inc. (NYSE:TER) updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.34-0.43 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.48. The company issued revenue guidance of $440-480 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $490.33 million. Teradyne Inc. (NYSE:TER) ended the last trading day at $18.71. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.11%and price to cash ratio as 4.89. Teradyne Inc. (NYSE:TER) showed a weekly performance of 2.41%.

On 5 AUG First Acceptance Corp. (NYSE:FAC) reported its financial results for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2014. Income before income taxes for the three months ended June 30, 2014 was $3.7 million, compared with income before income taxes of $2.3 million for the same period in the prior year. Net income for the three months ended June 30, 2014 was $3.5 million, or $0.08 per share on a basic and diluted basis, compared with net income of $2.1 million, or $0.05 per share on a basic and diluted basis, for the same period in the prior year. First Acceptance Corp. (NYSE:FAC) shares advanced 1.63% in last trading session and ended the day on $2.50. FAC return on assets is 3.20%. First Acceptance Corp. (NYSE:FAC) quarterly performance is -0.40%.

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