Today’s Hot List : Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR), Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS), White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE:WTM), JPM, CBNJ

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Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) Chief Executive Officer Maria das Gracas Foster has told Brazil Finance Minister Guido Mantega, who chairs the state-run oil producer, that it needs at least a 10 percent increase in fuel prices, said a person with direct knowledge of the talks. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 6.30% and weekly performance is -15.13%. On last trading day company shares ended up $13.97. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -17.52%.

On Sep 22, Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: EXAS) announced that Group Health Cooperative will be the first health plan in Wisconsin to offer Cologuard® to its patients. Cologuard is the first and only Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved, noninvasive stool DNA screening test for colorectal cancer. Cologuard will be available to patients as part of their current laboratory benefits, covered by Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin (GHC-SCW), and can be prescribed by their primary care physicians. Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) shares advanced 1.04% in last trading session and ended the day at $19.35. EXAS return on assets is -34.00%. Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) quarterly performance is 15.59%.

A.M. Best has affirmed the ICR of “bbb” of the group’s ultimate parent, White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE:WTM). On 03 October, White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE:WTM) shares advanced 0.91% and was closed at $641.00. WTM EPS growth in last 5 year was 24.00%. White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE:WTM) year to date (YTD) performance is 6.47%.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) Friday completed the sale of parts of its physical commodities business to Mercuria Energy Group Ltd. In addition to completing the all-cash transaction with Mercuria, JPMorgan agreed to sell to other buyers physical commodity assets that had originally been included in the Mercuria transaction. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) belongs to Financial sector. Its net profit margin is 28.30% and weekly performance is 0.25%. On last trading day company shares ended up $60.30. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 3.12%.

On Sept. 10, Cape Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBNJ), and Colonial Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:COBK), jointly announced they have entered into an agreement and plan of merger (the “Agreement”) under which each shareholder of Colonial, subject to potential adjustments at closing, will be entitled to elect to receive either $14.50 per share in cash or 1.412 shares of Cape’s common stock, subject to 50% of the shares being exchanged for stock and 50% for cash. Cape Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBNJ) shares advanced 0.75% in last trading session and ended the day at $9.39. CBNJ return on assets is 0.60%. Cape Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBNJ) quarterly performance is -10.06%.

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