Stocks in Focus: Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT), Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN), Education Management Corporation (NASDAQ:EDMC), Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE:BXP), EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC)

On Nov 3, Blackstone Group LP disclosed plans to pare its stake in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. by an additional $2.3 billion. Blackstone, which bought Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) in 2007 for about $25 billion in debt and equity, is Hilton’s largest shareholder with a 66% stake. Its planned offering of 90 million shares would reduce its holdings to about 57%. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 5.50% and weekly performance is 0.16%. On last trading day company shares ended up $25.05. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 2.68%.

Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN), reported a surge in third-quarter net income attributable to the company to $614 million, or $1.52 a share, from $306 million, or $0.70 a share, last year, due mainly to a gain on the previously referenced asset sale, partially offset by higher debt extinguishment costs and impairment losses. Net income, as adjusted, for the third quarter of 2014 was $306 million. Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN) shares increased 0.50% in last trading session and ended the day at $24.05. CPN Gross Margin is 39.80% and its return on assets is 2.00%. Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN) quarterly performance is 11.45%.

On ct. 23, Education Management Corporation (NASDAQ:EDMC) announced that it intends to voluntarily delist its common stock from The Nasdaq Global Select Market and to subsequently deregister its common stock under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”). The company and its subsidiaries also intend to suspend their reporting obligations under the Exchange Act, which they are eligible to do because each class of their securities has fewer than 300 stockholders of record. On 06 November, Education Management Corporation (NASDAQ:EDMC) shares increased 21.57% and was closed at $0.85. EDMC EPS growth in last 5 year was -51.90%. Education Management Corporation (NASDAQ:EDMC) year to date (YTD) performance is -91.57%.

On Oct 28, Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE:BXP)’s third-quarter profit fell 16% even as the real-estate investment trust reported higher revenues. The REIT, which focuses on office space, said Tuesday that funds from operations were $1.46 a share, up from $1.30 in the year-ago period and better than the company’s projection of $1.36 to $1.38 a share. Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE:BXP) ended the last trading day at $127.92. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.30% and price to cash ratio as 23.13. Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE:BXP) showed a weekly performance of 1.87%.

EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC) reported net income of $19.1 million in its third quarter. On a per-share basis, the San Juan, Puerto Rico-based company said it had net income of 24 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 40 cents per share. EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC) shares fell -3.20% in last trading session and ended the day at $22.08. EVTC Gross Margin is 56.60% and its return on assets is 7.70%. EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC) quarterly performance is 0.36%.

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