Hot Stocks: Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP), AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN), Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE:PF)

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Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP) is hard to think of the way in which it was reported on Monday, so we want to caution readers perhaps to consider this more of a thought rather than a real rumor. Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) my have lost 50% of its value with shares right at $56, but the market cap is still $4 billion. The problem is that Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) is expected to post an operating loss in 2014 and is only expected to earn $0.32 per share in 2014. Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) stock performance was 4.39% in last session and finished the day at $56.60. Traded volume was 6.59million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 5.60million shares. Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) insider ownership is 0.20%.

Pfizer Inc is planning to return with a higher bid for British rival AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN) before the US drugmaker considers going hostile, according to media reports on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. The new offer will increase the value modestly above the current 50 pounds ($84.36) per share level while increasing the cash portion, two people familiar with the matter told media reporters. Both Pfizer and AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN) could not be reached for comment outside of business hours. AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN) rose 0.82 percent to $77.87 Monday on volume of 2.92million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $77.58 to $78.21. AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN) has a market capitalization of $98.29billion.

After beating down Internet and small companies for two months, investors decided that those stocks had fallen enough. Among the big gainers were Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) and Facebook, which had plunged in March and April. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)’s stock on May 12, 2014 reported a increase of 5.90% to the closing price of $33.94. Its fifty two weeks range is $29.51 -$74.73. The total market capitalization recorded $19.34billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 34.71million shares. In its share capital, TWTR has 589.94million outstanding shares.

Hillshire Brands Co agreed to buy Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE:PF) in a deal valued at about $6.6 billion, including debt. Pinnacle surged 13.2% to $34.47 while Hillshire fell 3.2% to $35.76. On Monday, shares of Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE:PF) advanced 13.20% to close the day at $34.47. Company return on investment (ROI) is 5.40% and its monthly performance is recorded as 15.87%. Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE:PF) quarterly revenue growth is 24.40%.

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