Today’s Stocks : Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE:RATE), Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC), Lehigh Gas Partners LP (NYSE:LGP), Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD), The Container Store Group (NYSE:TCS)

Technology Stocks News 16

Bankrate Inc. (NYSE:RATE), which runs websites comparing personal finance packages, said US regulators were investigating its financial reporting during 2012 and that its chief financial officer of eight years had resigned, effective immediately. Bankrate’s shares fell as much as 23 percent to a 20-month low after the company said the US Securities and Exchange Commission was examining the improper accounting of more than $1.5 million of accruals and expenses. Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE:RATE) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is -3.00% and weekly performance is 0.09%. On last trading day company shares ended up $11.22. Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE:RATE) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -18.72%.

Pepco Holdings Inc. is one step closer to its $6.8 billion merger with Chicago-based Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC), winning approval from the Virginia State Corporation Commission. The proposed merger, first announced in April, still needs approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Delaware Public Service Commission, the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and the Maryland Public Service Commission. Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) shares advanced 3.08% in last trading session and ended the day at $35.83. EXC Gross Margin is 53.40% and its return on assets is 2.30%. Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) quarterly performance is 4.28%.

CST Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CST) and Lehigh Gas Partners (NYSE: LGP) on 01 October 2014 announced CST’s completion of the purchase of 100% of the membership interests of Lehigh Gas GP LLC, the general partner of Lehigh Gas Partners LP (NYSE: LGP) from Lehigh Gas Corporation and all of the outstanding IDRs of LGP. The aggregate consideration was $17 million in cash and 2.044 million shares of CST common stock. On 08 October, Lehigh Gas Partners LP (NYSE:LGP) shares remains unchanged and was closed at $34.31. LGP EPS growth in last 5 year was 0.00%. Lehigh Gas Partners LP (NYSE:LGP) year to date (YTD) performance is 24.63%.

Mouser is now stocking the AP3988 primary side power switcher from Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD). This enhanced, off-line, side-switching controller is designed to cut costs and improve power supply performance by providing primary-side control that eliminates the need for opto-couplers and secondary-side control circuitry. Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) ended the last trading day at $22.90. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.35% and price to cash ratio as 4.30. Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) showed a weekly performance of -1.63%.

Small cap Container Store Group Inc (NYSE:TCS) continues to fall further today after issuing fiscal 2015 guidance below consensus expectations for the third time this year – meaning its worth taking a closer look at the stock along with potential peers like large caps Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (NASDAQ: BBBY) and Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT). The Container Store Group, Inc. (NYSE:TCS) shares moved down -1.09% in last trading session and ended the day at $16.26. TCS Gross Margin is 58.70% and its return on assets is -7.20%. The Container Store Group, Inc. (NYSE:TCS) quarterly performance is -33.85%.

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