Stocks Touched New Highs: John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS), Simmons First National (NASDAQ:SFNC), Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB), Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)

PrimaPak made its North American shelf debut with Chicago-based snack purveyor John B. Sanfilippo and Son, with the company’s Limited Edition Premium Dark Chocolate Pretzels poured into the container. The packaging is now available in Europe. John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBSS) stock performance was 0.66% in last session and finished the day at $25.97. Traded volume was 73,071.00million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 31.22K shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.85. John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBSS) insider ownership is 3.30%.

Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) expects to spend a little over $243 million before the end of 4Q2014 in the latest acquisition deal. The company announced entering agreement with Community First Bancshares to acquire the Tennessee, Union City-based bank. Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) posted 1Q net income of $4.35 million, down from $5.94 million in the same quarter a year ago. The earnings were, however, impacted by charges associated with the acquisition of Metropolitan National Bank. Therefore, the company generated core earnings of $7.48 million against $6.08 million in a year ago quarter. Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) dropped -1.63 percent to $40.45 Wednesday on volume of 91,302.00million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $40.31 to $42.00. Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) has a market capitalization of $659.79million.

Student Transportation Inc. (NASDAQ:STB), the third-largest school bus contractor in North America, got a little bit bigger with the signing of a new five-year, $10-million contract with San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, located east of Los Angeles. The company also announced the contracts and assets it acquired in the Atlantic Express bankruptcy have been extended. Student Transportation Inc (NASDAQ:STB)’s stock on May 14, 2014 reported a increase of 0.63% to the closing price of $6.34. Its fifty two weeks range is $5.75 -$6.71. The total market capitalization recorded $519.49million. The overall volume in the last trading session was 105,668.00million shares. In its share capital, STB has 82.10million outstanding shares.

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) introduced the VersaBlue Plus melters with optional pattern placement and material flow monitoring and control at last month’s INDEX 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland. Incorporation of monitoring and control into the melter simplifies installation into the production process, as well as provides ease-of-use of these functions through the VersaBlue melter’s graphical, touch screen interface. Utilization of these expanded optional capabilities helps disposable hygiene product manufacturers produce higher-quality products faster, more efficiently and at lower cost. On Wednesday, shares of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) dropped -0.49% to close the day at $75.08. Company return on investment (ROI) is 15.10% and its monthly performance is recorded as 6.45%. Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) quarterly revenue growth is 6.24%.

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