Trending Tickers : Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD), Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA (NYSE:FMS), NPO, Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS)

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Drugstore operator Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) said Thursday that a key sales measurement improved in October on strong results at its pharmacies. Rite Aid said sales at stores open at least a year grew 5.5 percent over the four weeks that ended on Saturday. Sales at locations open at least a year is considered an important measurement of retailer performance because it excludes results from stores that opened or closed within the last year, focusing on stores that have remained open. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 1.00% and weekly performance is 6.58%. On last trading day company shares ended up $5.18. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -6.37%.

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) said it was setting aside an extra $600 million to cover legal expenses in the third quarter due to “rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries,” while also disclosing that it was subject to foreign exchange market probes. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) shares moved up 0.95% in last trading session and ended the day at $53.15. C return on assets is 0.50%. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) quarterly performance is 10.50%.

Berenberg Bank upgraded shares of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. (NYSE:FMS) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Friday morning. On 30 October, Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA (NYSE:FMS) shares moved up 1.02% and was closed at $36.64. FMS EPS growth in last 5 year was 21.50%. Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA (NYSE:FMS) year to date (YTD) performance is 4.63%.

EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPO) reported consolidated sales of $302.6 million in the third quarter of 2014, a 10% increase over the third quarter of 2013. All three of the company’s segments contributed to the increase, with strong parts and service revenues in the Power Systems segment accounting for almost half of this increase. EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPO) ended the last trading day at $65.47. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 3.09% and price to cash ratio as 24.20. EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPO) showed a weekly performance of 7.26%.

On October 27, Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) reported net sales and adjusted operating profit growth in the third quarter of 2014 driven primarily by the Plumbing Products, Other Specialty and Installation and Other Services segments. Net sales from continuing operations increased 4 percent to $2.2 billion. North American sales increased 4 percent and international sales increased 5 percent in U.S. dollars and 3 percent in local currency. Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) shares decreased -0.05% in last trading session and ended the day at $21.80. MAS Gross Margin is 28.00% and its return on assets is 5.00%. Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) quarterly performance is 3.17%.

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