Hot Stocks : Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU), Rightside Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ:NAME), UCP, Inc. (NYSE:UCP), Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA), Ultrapar Participacoes (NYSE:UGP)

Technology Stocks News 10

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) said on Oct 27, that its board had authorized as much as $1 billion in share buybacks, its first such repurchases in three years. The news sent Micron shares 3.2% higher in recent trading, and the stock is up about 47% so far this year. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 25.30% and weekly performance is 3.01%. On last trading day company shares ended up $31.82. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 0.36%.

On Oct. 23, Rightside Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ:NAME), announced the launch of military TLDs .ARMY, .AIRFORCE, and .NAVY. These new Top Level Domains (TLDs) offer the opportunity for members of the armed forces, as well as military families, supporters, veterans, and veterans’ support groups to own succinct, meaningful web addresses. The new TLDs represent a special place on the internet where members and supporters of the military can band together with others who have a shared experience. Rightside Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ:NAME) shares fell -0.96% in last trading session and ended the day at $9.27. NAME Gross Margin is 16.60% and its return on assets is -5.60%. Rightside Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ:NAME) quarterly performance is -41.51%.

On Oct 23 UCP, Inc. (NYSE:UCP) announced that it completed a private offering of $75.0 million aggregate principal amount of its 8.5% Senior Notes due 2017 (the “Notes”) on October 21, 2014. The Notes are guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by each of the Company’s subsidiaries. The Notes and the guarantees are the Company’s and the subsidiary guarantors’ senior unsecured obligations. On 30 October, UCP, Inc. (NYSE:UCP) shares increased 0.67% and was closed at $13.56. UCP EPS growth in last 5 year was 0.00%. UCP, Inc. (NYSE:UCP) year to date (YTD) performance is -7.38%.

On October 22, Murphy USA Inc., (NYSE:MUSA) announced that the Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program up to $250 million of the Company’s common stock. Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA) ended the last trading day at $56.57. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.17% and price to cash ratio as 9.94. Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA) showed a weekly performance of 1.18%.

Zacks lowered shares of Ultrapar Participacoes SA (NYSE:UGP) from a neutral rating to an underperform rating in a research report released on Thursday morning. Zacks currently has $21.00 price objective on the stock. Ultrapar Participacoes SA (ADR) (NYSE:UGP) shares increased 3.78% in last trading session and ended the day at $21.16. UGP Gross Margin is 7.90% and its return on assets is 7.40%. Ultrapar Participacoes SA (ADR) (NYSE:UGP) quarterly performance is -5.45%.

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