Stocks in Focus: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD), Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO), Alico Inc. (NASDAQ:ALCO), Spirit Airlines, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAVE), Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN)

Technology Stocks News 13

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) has robust plans to enter into the business of smartphone, myriad of wearable devices and tablet markets. It has profound plans to seek its partners’ support. The Q3 results were disappointing. However, analysts had envisaged that the company has a bright future. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) in last trading activity increased 1.84% to close at $2.77. Company weekly performance is 4.92% while its quarterly performance stands at -29.16%. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) is -42.29% away from its 52 week high.

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) is scheduled to announce its third-quarter earnings before the market opens Thursday. On last trading day Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO) increased 0.08% to close at $47.57. Its volatility for the week is 1.23% while volatility for the month is 1.57%. MO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 8.80%. Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO) monthly performance is 3.55%.

Alico (NASDAQ:ALCO) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 6th, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 31st will be given a dividend of 0.06 per share on Thursday, January 15th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.63%. On last trading day Alico (NYSE:MO). (NASDAQ:ALCO) increased 1.05% to close at $36.55. Its volatility for the week is 2.38% while volatility for the month is 2.00%. ALCO’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 28.60%. Alico Inc. (NASDAQ:ALCO) monthly performance is -4.07%.

Spirit Airlines, Inc. (Nasdaq:SAVE) reported third quarter 2014 financial results. Adjusted net income for the third quarter 2014 increased 27.6 percent to $73.9 million ($1.01 per diluted share) compared to $57.9 million ($0.79 per diluted share) for the third quarter 20131. GAAP net income for the third quarter 2014 was $67.0 million ($0.91 per diluted share) compared to $61.1 million ($0.84 per diluted share) in the third quarter 2013. Spirit Airlines, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAVE) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 96.90%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $71.54.

Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN) has received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the nine analysts that are presently covering the stock, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. On Wednesday shares of Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) closed at $11.71. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.20%.

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