Shining on Major News: MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD), Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC), Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ:SGEN), Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

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On August 11,2014 MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. For the second quarter of 2014, total operating expenses were $69.8 million, compared to $41.6 million for the second quarter of 2013, an increase of $28.2 million, largely due to an increase in non-cash stock compensation expense of $30.5 million. MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is 0.57%. On last trading day company shares ended up $7.09. MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -23.62%.

Chicago-based Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) on Tuesday formally filed an application with the Maryland Public Service Commission for approval toacquire Pepco Holdings, the District-based utility serving around 537,000 customers in Washington’s Maryland suburbs. Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) shares advanced 0.81% in last trading session and ended the day at $32.25. EXC Gross Margin is 53.60% and its return on assets is 2.30%. Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) quarterly performance is -4.78%.

Jefferies Group lowered shares of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Monday. On 21 August, The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shares advanced 0.39% and was closed at $41.41. KO EPS growth in last 5 year was 8.90%. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) year to date (YTD) performance is 1.79%.

Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ:SGEN) was downgraded by Zacks from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday.Seattle Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) ended the last trading day at $42.50. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.72%and price to cash ratio as 15.02. Seattle Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) showed a weekly performance of -0.16%.

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has opened its first corporate-owned KFC store in Brazil using NCR restaurant technology solutions, according to a press release from NCR. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) shares moved down -0.92% in last trading session and ended the day on $72.28. YUM Gross Margin is 27.00% and its return on assets is 13.80%. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) quarterly performance is -3.02%.

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