Stocks Swings: AOL Inc. (NYSE:AOL), The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG), National Interstate Corporation (NASDAQ:NATL), VSE Corp. (NASDAQ:VSEC), RF Micro Devices (NASDAQ:RFMD)

Technology Stocks News 14

Analysts at Monness Crespi & Hardt initiated coverage on shares of AOL (NYSE:AOL) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm set a “buy” rating and a $67.00 price target on the stock. Monness Crespi & Hardt’s price target points to a potential upside of 47.35% from the company’s current price. AOL Inc. (NYSE:AOL) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 4.10% and weekly performance is -0.50%. On last trading day company shares ended up $46.17. AOL Inc. (NYSE:AOL) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 3.56%.

Announced Dec. 18, that a French agency fined The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) $189 million Thursday as part of a price-fixing investigation of home care and personal products that were sold in French supermarkets between 2003 and 2006. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares moved down -1.42% in last trading session and ended the day at $91.09. PG Gross Margin is 49.10% and its return on assets is 7.30%. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) quarterly performance is 10.40%.

National Interstate (NASDAQ:NATL) COO Anthony J. Mercurio sold 12,447 shares of National Interstate stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.33, for a total value of $365,070.51. On 31 December, National Interstate Corporation (NASDAQ:NATL) shares moved down -0.23% and was closed at $29.80. NATL EPS growth in last 5 year was 10.10%. National Interstate Corporation (NASDAQ:NATL) year to date (YTD) performance is 31.74%.

VSE Corp. (NASDAQ:VSEC) said Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire four aviation support companies from Killick Aerospace Group. The company noted that the acquisition of these four business units will extend its supply chain management as well as maintenance, repair and overhaul or MRO to the aviation market. VSE Corp. (NASDAQ:VSEC) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 4.60% and weekly performance is 10.61%. On last trading day company shares ended up $65.90. VSE Corp. (NASDAQ:VSEC) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 15.81%.

The Triad saw many merger announcements in 2014, but one of the most noteworthy is a pending deal between Greensboro-based RF Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:RFMD) and Hillsboro, Ore.-based TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. RF Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:RFMD) shares moved down -2.07% in last trading session and ended the day at $16.59. RFMD Gross Margin is 42.20% and its return on assets is 11.10%. RF Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:RFMD) quarterly performance is 52.06%.

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