Stocks to Watch : The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS), Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM), Global Payments (NYSE:GPN), Pure Cycle Corporation (NASDAQ:PCYO), National Bank (NYSE:NBG)



The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) fell the most in almost a year after posting August same-store sales that trailed analysts’ estimates as demand dropped at its namesake clothing chain. The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 7.60% and weekly performance is -3.63%. On last trading day company shares ended up $44.65. The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 6.56%.

On SEP 5, Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) has received notice of an unsolicited “mini-tender” offer by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 4,000,000 (approximately 0.80 percent of the outstanding) shares of common stock of Newmont at $25.15 per share. This offering price is 4.41 percent BELOWthe $26.31 per share closing price of Newmont shares on September 3, 2014, the day before the offer.  Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) shares advanced 1.45% in last trading session and ended the day at $25.97. NEM Gross Margin is 39.70% and its return on assets is -1.90%. Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) quarterly performance is 12.52%.

On SEP 3, Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, will release first quarter fiscal 2015 financial results before the market opens on October 2, 2014. On 05 September, Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) shares advanced 0.74% and was closed at $72.49. GPN EPS growth in last 5 year was 9.90%. Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) year to date (YTD) performance is 11.64%.

Pure Cycle Corporation (NASDAQ:PCYO) on July 14 reported financial results for the nine months ended May 31, 2014. Basic and diluted loss per share decreased 46% from a loss of $.13 per share last year to $.07 per share this year. Revenues increased approximately 55% during the our nine months ended May 31, 2014 compared to our nine months ended May 31, 2013 primarily as a result of increased water sales used for fracking. Pure Cycle Corporation (NASDAQ:PCYO) ended the last trading day at $6.54. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.31%and price to cash ratio as 54.19. Pure Cycle Corporation (NASDAQ:PCYO) showed a weekly performance of 1.40%.

On AUG 29, National Bank of Greece SA (NYSE:NBG) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the ten ratings firms that are covering the company, Stock Ratings Network reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have issued a hold recommendation and six have given a buy recommendation to the company. National Bank of Greece SA (NYSE:NBG) shares advanced 0.28% in last trading session and ended the day on $3.53. NBG return on assets is 0.50%. National Bank of Greece SA (NYSE:NBG) quarterly performance is -12.19%.

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