Moving Stocks : Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW), Hertz Global (NYSE:HTZ), Newpark Resources Inc. (NYSE:NR), Patterson (NASDAQ:PDCO), Huttig Building Products Inc. (NASDAQ:HBP)

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Lake Street Capital started coverage on shares of Primo Water Corp. (NASDAQ:PRMW) in a research note issued on Wednesday. The firm set a “buy” rating and a $6.50 price target on the stock. Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW) belongs to Consumer Goods sector. Its net profit margin is -16.80% and weekly performance is 5.74%. On last trading day company shares ended up $4.79. Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 2.55%.

Paula Rivera, a spokesman for Dollar’s parent, Hertz Global Holdings Inc (NYSE:HTZ), says customers have paid more than 57 million tolls since 2006 with the company’s PlatePass electronic payment device. The $15 fee for each toll violation “is assessed to cover the actual costs of handling the tolls for our customers,” she said in an e-mail. Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ) shares moved down -1.79% in last trading session and ended the day at $28.58. HTZ Gross Margin is 46.90% and its return on assets is 2.80%. Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ) quarterly performance is -5.49%.

Newpark Resources Inc. (NYSE:NR) General Counsel Mark J. Airola unloaded 147,500 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.48, for a total transaction of $1,840,800.00. Following the sale, the general counsel now directly owns 308,115 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,845,275. On 03 September, Newpark Resources Inc. (NYSE:NR) shares moved down -1.87% and was closed at $12.08. NR EPS growth in last 5 year was 4.90%. Newpark Resources Inc. (NYSE:NR) year to date (YTD) performance is -1.71%.

Patterson Companies Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) today announced that the company will be presenting at the following conferences in September and October: September 3 – Barrington Research Fall Investment Conference in Chicago, IL. September 4 – Baird’s 2014 Health Care Conference in New York, NY at 2:00 p.m. EDT. October 1 – Patterson Companies 2014 Investor Day in New York, NY at 8:30 a.m. EDT. The Barrington Research Fall Investment Conference will allow for individual meetings between the company and institutional investors, but does not include a formal presentation. Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) ended the last trading day at $40.31. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.43%and price to cash ratio as 13.78. Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) showed a weekly performance of -0.40%.

Huttig Building Products, Inc. (Huttig, or the Company) (NASDAQ:HBP), a leading domestic distributor of millwork, building materials and wood products, on 31 July 2014 reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Net sales in the second quarter 2014 were $168.7 million, representing a 13% increase over prior year net sales of $148.9 million. Net sales for the first six months were $304.0 million, representing an 11% increase over prior year net sales of $273.4 million. Income from continuing operations was $3.4 million in the second quarter 2014 compared to $2.8 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations for the first six months was $2.6 million compared to $0.8 million a year ago. Net income in the second quarter 2014 was $3.2 million compared to $2.6 million a year ago. Net loss for the first six months was $0.8 million compared to net income of $0.6 million a year ago. Year-to-date charges from discontinued operations were $3.4 million in 2014 compared to $0.2 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $5.2 million in the second quarter 2014 compared to $4.6 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA for the first six months was $6.1 million compared to $4.0 million a year ago. Total available liquidity was $45.6 million at June 30, 2014 compared to $41.0 million a year ago. Huttig Building Products Inc. (NASDAQ:HBP) shares advanced 4.50% in last trading session and ended the day on $4.18. HBP Gross Margin is 20.00% and its return on assets is 1.10%. Huttig Building Products Inc. (NASDAQ:HBP) quarterly performance is -5.00%.

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