Stocks Getting Investor’s Attention: Arena Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ARNA), Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS), The Royal Bank of Scotland (NYSE:RBS), WisdomTree Investments (NASDAQ:WETF), BPT

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On Jan 08, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) announced encouraging top-line results from a phase Ib study (n=50) on APD334 being developed for the treatment of autoimmune diseases. Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is 51.25%. On last trading day company shares ended up $5.43. Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 31.40%.

Hedge fund SPO Partners & Co has boosted its stake in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) to 11.9 percent from 9.6 percent to become the North Dakota oil producer’s largest shareholder, according to regulatory filings. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) shares increased 1.86% in last trading session and ended the day at $15.33. OAS Gross Margin is 76.40% and its return on assets is 7.70%. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) quarterly performance is -56.82%.

Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc (NYSE:RBS) is looking to put most of its Asian corporate banking business up for sale, Bloomberg reported citing a person familiar with matter. The report said that the Chief Executive Officer Ross McEwan would be holding a series of meetings in Singapore on Sunday to consider ways to scale back the lender’s Asian business. The lender said last month that it’s shutting its Japanese trading business. The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (NYSE:RBS) belongs to Financial sector. Its net profit margin is -42.30% and weekly performance is -6.62%. On last trading day company shares ended up $11.14. The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (NYSE:RBS) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -6.96%.

WisdomTree Investments (NASDAQ:WETF) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totalling 8,972,381 shares, a decline of 16.5% from the November 28th total of 10,747,810 shares, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF) ended the last trading day at $15.01. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 3.82% and price to cash ratio as 13.24. WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF) showed a weekly performance of -2.66%.

TheStreet cut shares of BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (NYSE:BPT) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (NYSE:BPT) shares decreased -0.04% in last trading session and ended the day at $74.26. BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (NYSE:BPT) quarterly performance is -14.20%.

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