News Buzz – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) , Johnson Controls Inc (NYSE:JCI) , Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) , Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS)

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Former SNL comedian Tracy Morgan has filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT). The lawsuit stems from a crash in June that severely injured Morgan and killed another passenger. The lawsuit alleges that Walmart should have known that its truck driver was awake for over 24 hours. This would have put the company out of compliance with regulations that are designed to ensure against driver fatigue. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) stock performance was 0.38% in last session and finished the day at $76.84. Traded volume was 4.69million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 5.82million shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.44. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) insider ownership is 0.50%.

Johnson Controls (NYSE:JCI) had its target price boosted by Goldman Sachs from $53.00 to $54.00 in a report issued on Monday. Johnson Controls Inc (NYSE:JCI) dropped -0.93 percent to $50.93 Tuesday on volume of 4.84million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $50.75 to $51.49. Johnson Controls Inc (NYSE:JCI) has a market capitalization of $33.83billion.

Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST) was upgraded by research analysts at Argus from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Tuesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)’s stock on July 15, 2014 reported a increase of 0.40% to the closing price of $22.85. Its fifty two weeks range is $16.40 -$22.94. The total market capitalization recorded $17.30billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 4.81million shares. In its share capital, HST has 756.94million outstanding shares.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS), which had to resubmit its capital plan this year after falling below a minimum leverage ratio, used that experience as motivation to cut lending through repurchase agreements. On Tuesday, shares of Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) advanced 1.30% to close the day at $169.17. Company return on investment (ROI) is 2.00% and its monthly performance is recorded as 1.98%. Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) quarterly revenue growth is 9.70%.

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