Notable Ups And Down: PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH), Symetra Financial Corporation (NYSE:SYA), Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC)

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PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $30.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Needham, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of 26 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 50 cents per share. PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 11.80% and weekly performance is -2.77%. On last trading day company shares ended up $33.99. PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -6.88%.

On Jan 23, Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) reported stronger-than-expected quarterly sales due to cost cuts and demand for its vaccines and cancer drugs, but the company forecast 2015 earnings below Wall Street expectations, citing patent expirations and the stronger dollar. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) shares fell -0.38% in last trading session and ended the day at $31.83. PFE Gross Margin is 80.70% and its return on assets is 7.40%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) quarterly performance is 10.37%.

Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) reported second-quarter net income of $289 million or $0.86 per share, compared to $278 million or $0.80 per share, prior year. Adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations was $1.20, for the quarter. On average, 18 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $1.10 for the quarter. Analysts’ estimates typically exclude special items. Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 1.20% and weekly performance is 1.07%. On last trading day company shares ended up $84.82. Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 4.11%.

Symetra Financial (NYSE:SYA)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by research analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in a report released on Tuesday. They currently have a $23.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $24.00. Symetra Financial Corporation (NYSE:SYA) ended the last trading day at $20.96. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.47% and price to cash ratio as 22.25. Symetra Financial Corporation (NYSE:SYA) showed a weekly performance of -0.80%.

Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC) announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.09 per share of common stock to be paid to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 11, 2015, with a payment date of February 20, 2015. Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC) shares moved up 2.02% in last trading session and ended the day at $31.29. SONC Gross Margin is 53.90% and its return on assets is 7.80%. Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC) quarterly performance is 25.26%.

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