Morning Watch List : Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE), General Electric (NYSE:GE), Luby’s, Inc. (NYSE:LUB), Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE:ACI), American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA)

Technology Stocks News 18

Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of August 14, 2014. The report, titled “Fleet Status Report,” can be found on the Company’s Web site www.noblecorp.com , under the “Investor Relations” section of the Web site.Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 19.70% and weekly performance is 4.79%. On last trading day company shares ended up $27.14. Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -2.60%.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) confirmed that it is considering the sale of its historic appliance division, part of its effort to focus on selling more complex and profitable industrial equipment. The confirmation came after the Swedish appliance maker Electrolux released a statement Thursday that it was in discussions to buy the business from GE, which is based in Fairfield, Conn. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) shares advanced 0.19% in last trading session and ended the day at $25.88. GE Gross Margin is 33.70% and its return on assets is 2.00%. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) quarterly performance is -1.90%.

Houston-based Luby’s Inc. (NYSE:LUB), the parent company of both restaurant chains, is converting multiple Cheeseburger in Paradise stores to Fuddruckers. The Newport News Cheeseburger restaurant closed March 23 and underwent light renovations for the change. On 14 August, Luby’s, Inc. (NYSE:LUB) shares moved down -0.55% and was closed at $5.40. LUB EPS growth in last 5 year was 4.60%. Luby’s, Inc. (NYSE:LUB) year to date (YTD) performance is -30.05%.

Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI), whose target price was recently chopped at UBS AG (NYSE:UBS), continued on a southward trend whereby its shares fell more than 2.8% to close at $3.11 in the last session. That trading weakness brought ACI’s share price downfall so far this year to more than 30%. Analysts at UBS reduced the stock’s target price to $2 a share, down from $3. They also maintained it on a “sell” list. Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE:ACI) ended the last trading day at $3.11. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 3.29%and price to cash ratio as 0.67. Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE:ACI) showed a weekly performance of -0.32%.

American Software (NASDAQ:AMSWA) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 14th. Investors of record on Friday, August 8th will be given a dividend of 0.10 per share on Friday, August 22nd. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 6th. American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) shares moved down -0.32% in last trading session and ended the day on $9.37. AMSWA Gross Margin is 56.60% and its return on assets is 8.50%. American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) quarterly performance is 4.81%.

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