Investor’s Pick: Colonial Financial Services (NASDAQ:COBK), Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYA), American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH), AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV), Hawaiian Electric Industries (NYSE:HE)

Cape Bancorp (CBNJ) and Colonial Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:COBK) jointly announce they have entered into an agreement and plan of merger under which each shareholder of Colonial, subject to potential adjustments at closing, will be entitled to elect to receive either $14.50 per share in cash or 1.412 shares of Cape’s common stock, subject to 50% of the shares being exchanged for stock and 50% for cash. Based on Cape’s stock price of $10.06, as of September 9, 2014, the transaction is valued at ~$55.0 million. Colonial Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:COBK) belongs to Financial sector. Its net profit margin is -4.20% and weekly performance is 5.08%. On last trading day company shares ended up $13.45. Colonial Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:COBK) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 6.53%.

Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA ) and Ziggo N.V. announce that the acceptance period for Liberty Global’s previously announced recommended public offer to all holders of issued and outstanding ordinary shares in the capital of Ziggo has been extended to November 4, 2014, from Sep 10. Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) shares advanced 4.16% in last trading session and ended the day at $43.86. LBTYA Gross Margin is 62.50% and its return on assets is -1.90%. Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) quarterly performance is 1.39%.

American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) announces that it has priced its second securitization transaction. The transaction involves the issuance and sale to third parties of single-family rental pass-through certificates that represent beneficial ownership interests in a loan secured by 4,487 single family residential properties sold to an affiliate from the Company’s portfolio of single-family properties. The Company anticipates gross proceeds from the sale of its certificates of approximately $488 million from the offering, with an initial fixed weighted average coupon rate of 4.386% for a ten-year term. On 11 September, American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) shares moved down -0.83% and was closed at $17.83. American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) year to date (YTD) performance is 10.68%.

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) reports results from a Phase 3 pivotal study demonstrating that HUMIRA is effective in reducing common clinical signs and symptoms in moderate-to-severe hidradenitis suppurativa , specifically the number of abscesses and inflammatory nodules. AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) ended the last trading day at $57.85. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.88%and price to cash ratio as 8.99. AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) showed a weekly performance of 4.16%.

Oshima has worked with Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. (NYSE:HE) since 2008 when he joined Hawaiian Electric’s board of directors. Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. (NYSE:HE) shares advanced 0.99% in last trading session and ended the day on $25.41. HE Gross Margin is 10.30% and its return on assets is 1.70%. Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. (NYSE:HE) quarterly performance is 5.92%.

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