Today’s Hot List : ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), Imperial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IFT), Sirona Dental Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRO), General Motors (NYSE:GM)

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) announced a quarterly dividend of 73 cents per share, payable Dec. 1, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on Oct. 14, 2014. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 16.00% and weekly performance is -3.71%. On last trading day company shares ended up $74.69. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -7.28%.

Advertising giant Zimmerman Advertising of Fort Lauderdale has lost the multimillion-dollar account of Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), which it had held since February 2011. Boca-Raton-based Office Depot, which merged with rival OfficeMax in a $1.2 billion deal last year, has awarded its annual advertising and marketing contract to New York-based agency McCann and media management firm UM, both part of Interpublic Group. Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) shares moved up 0.90% in last trading session and ended the day at $5.05. ODP Gross Margin is 23.20% and its return on assets is -4.90%. Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) quarterly performance is -11.93%.

Imperial Holdings (NYSE:IFT) Director Phillip Goldstein bought 5,481 shares of Imperial Holdings stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 1st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $6.36 per share, for a total transaction of $34,859.16. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 118,154 shares in the company, valued at approximately $751,459. On 02 October, Imperial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IFT) shares moved up 0.48% and was closed at $6.34. IFT EPS growth in last 5 year was 60.70%. Imperial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IFT) year to date (YTD) performance is -3.06%.

Sirona Dental Systems (NASDAQ:SIRO) was upgraded by Robert W. Baird from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note issued on Monday, reports. The firm currently has a $88.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $83.00. Sirona Dental Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRO) ended the last trading day at $77.32. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.74% and price to cash ratio as 15.04. Sirona Dental Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRO) showed a weekly performance of 0.89%.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is recalling 117,651 vehicles in North America due to a manufacturing flaw in the chasis control system. The recall involves trucks, sedans and crossovers from the 2013-14 model years. The problem has not led to any disclosure of crashes, but defects in the chasis control system can potentiall lead to such events. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) belongs to Consumer Goods sector. Its net profit margin is 3.10% and weekly performance is 0.94%. On last trading day company shares ended up $33.18. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -1.78%.

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