Top Gainers at Nyse: USEC (NYSE:USU), SouFun Holdings (NYSE:SFUN), The Cooper Companies (NYSE:COO), Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET), Valhi (NYSE:VHI)

Technology Stocks News 18

USEC Inc. (NYSE:USU) closed up 143.89% today after news of its 8-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding new funding, of $2.5 million, from the US Department of Energy (DOE). The funding comes following an amendment to an agreement with a research lab operator for further research on American Centrifuge technology. USEC Inc. (NYSE:USU) stock performance was 143.89% in last session and finished the day at $7.39. Traded volume was 11.67million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 92.64K shares. The beta of the stock remained 3.00. USEC Inc. (NYSE:USU) insider ownership is 2.70%.

SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE:SFUN), a $3.99 billion market cap real estate Internet portal in China. This company is too a newcomer at Lone Pine’s equity portfolio.The fund holds 4.426 million shares of SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE:SFUN), worth more than $300 million, make it – yet again – the biggest hedge fund investor at the company. SouFun Holdings Ltd (NYSE:SFUN) rose 5.21 percent to $10.30 Tuesday on volume of 8.29million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $9.77 to $10.39. SouFun Holdings Ltd (NYSE:SFUN) has a market capitalization of $4.21billion.

The Cooper Companies Inc. (NYSE:COO) revealed that it has entered definitive agreements to acquire European manufacturer and distributor of soft contact lenses and solutions, Sauflon Pharmaceuticals Ltd for a handsome amount of $1.2 billion. COO will finance the deal with off-shore cash and credit facilities. The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO)’s stock on July 01, 2014 reported a increase of 8.43% to the closing price of $146.95. Its fifty two weeks range is $116.95 -$147.56. The total market capitalization recorded $7.04billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 2.32million shares. In its share capital, COO has 47.94million outstanding shares.

Barclays initiates Arista Networks Inc (NYSE:ANET) with a Overweight and price target of $75. Furthermore, firm believes estimates could prove conservative and would not be surprised to see upward revisions to their and the consensus expectations. Firm believes co is a viable disruptor in a large, attractive growth market, between proprietary systems like Cisco, and should continue to gain share given a uniquely positioned solution set ideal for cloud environments. On Tuesday, shares of Arista Networks Inc (NYSE:ANET) advanced 21.81% to close the day at $76.00. Company return on investment (ROI) is 23.50%.

Valhi, Inc (NYSE:VHI) Insider Harold Simmons Foundation Inc sold 600,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.98, for a total value of $3,588,000.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 300,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,794,000. Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) stock performance was 11.37% in last session and finished the day at $7.15. Traded volume was 997,961.00million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 175.33K shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.48. Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) insider ownership is 0.10%.

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