Top Stocks: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO), Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S), Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT), Verso Paper (NYSE:VRS), Zuoan Fashion (NYSE:ZA), Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS)

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On Dec. 17, Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) announcedthat the Company anticipates its 2015 capital, investment and exploration budget will be approximately $4.3-4.5 billion, or about 20 percent lower than 2014 levels, excluding its recently disposed Norway business. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 19.80% and weekly performance is -1.43%. On last trading day company shares ended up $28.29. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -8.70%.

On Dec 18, Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) said it has extended its super-fast LTE data speed service, running on 2.5 GHz spectrum, to 16 new markets, including Charlotte, NC, and Indianapolis, IN. This brings the company’s overall number of LTE 2.5 GHz markets to 62, covering in excess of 100 million people. Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) shares increased 0.73% in last trading session and ended the day at $4.15. S Gross Margin is 44.50% and its return on assets is -2.30%. Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) quarterly performance is -33.60%.

Irish oilfield service company Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) on Wednesday said it has closed the sale of its engineered chemistry and Integrity drilling fluids businesses to an affiliate of Lubrizol Corp, a Berkshire Hathaway company, for a purchase price of $750 million, subject to a customary post-closing working capital adjustment. Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is -2.50% and weekly performance is -4.10%. On last trading day company shares ended up $11.45. Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -19.74%.

Verso Paper Corp. (NYSE:VRS) will have to divest paper mills in Maine and Wisconsin in order to complete its acquisition of NewPage Holdings, the U.S. Justice Department said. Verso Paper Corp. (NYSE:VRS) shares increased 5.86% in last trading session and ended the day at $3.43. VRS Gross Margin is 12.10% and its return on assets is -17.90%. Verso Paper Corp. (NYSE:VRS) quarterly performance is 9.58%.

On Dec. 23, Zuoan Fashion Limited (NYSE:ZA) announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Revenues in the third quarter of 2014 were RMB301.1 million ($49.1 million), a decrease of 20.9% from RMB380.5 million in the same quarter of 2013. Zuoan Fashion Limited (NYSE:ZA) ended the last trading day at $0.82. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 16.27% and price to cash ratio as 0.10. Zuoan Fashion Limited (NYSE:ZA) showed a weekly performance of 36.67%.

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