Traders Are Gambling on: Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV), Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB), Cirrus Logic Inc. (NASDAQ:CRUS), Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), Quintiles Transnational Holdings (NYSE:Q)

Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) has earned a “BBB” credit rating from Morningstar. The firm’s “BBB” rating indicates that the company is a moderate default risk. They also gave their stock a four star rating. Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 3.90% and weekly performance is -4.84%. On last trading day company shares ended up $30.45. Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -12.84%.

On Dec 16, Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) declared a cash dividend on its common shares of $0.13 for the fourth quarter of 2014. The dividend is payable on January 21, 2015 to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2014. Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) shares advanced 0.41% in last trading session and ended the day at $20.67. FITB return on assets is 1.30%. Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) quarterly performance is 3.95%.

Cirrus Logic (NASDAQ:CRUS) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totalling 9,842,569 shares, an increase of 18.4% from the November 28th total of 8,309,947 shares, Analyst Ratings News reports. On 30 December, Cirrus Logic Inc. (NASDAQ:CRUS) shares decreased -0.34% and was closed at $23.55. CRUS EPS growth in last 5 year was 101.20%. Cirrus Logic Inc. (NASDAQ:CRUS) year to date (YTD) performance is 15.27%.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) is in talks with the U.S. to resolve an investigation into the bank’s creation and sale of mortgage-backed bonds, according to reports citing a person familiar with the matter. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)’s stock on 30 December traded at beginning with a price of $38.67 and when day-trade ended the stock finally increased 0.10% to end at $39.00. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)’s showed weekly performance of 1.11%.

Quintiles Transnational Holdings (NYSE:Q) CFO Kevin K. Gordon unloaded 25,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.77, for a total transaction of $1,419,250.00. Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q) shares decreased -0.43% in last trading session and ended the day at $59.69. Q Gross Margin is 26.80% and its return on assets is 11.20%. Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q) quarterly performance is 7.01%.

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