Watch List : Medtronic (NYSE:MDT), Walgreen (NYSE:WAG), Castle Brands (NYSEMKT:ROX), Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:BAS), Burger King Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:BKW)

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Medtronic Inc (NYSE:MDT) has launched its new cardiac resynchronisation therapy-pacemaker, Viva CRT-P in India which received the CE (Conformité Européenne) mark in May this year. The Viva CRT-P includes the Medtronic-exclusive AdaptivCRT software, which is the only algorithm demonstrated to improve heart failure patients’ response to the therapy and reduce the risk of atrial fibrillation (as compared to conventional biventricular therapy). Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is 18.00% and weekly performance is -1.20%. On last trading day company shares ended up $61.00. Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -2.45%.

Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG) announced this morning that it will not move its headquarters to Europe as it proceeds with the second part of its acquisition of Swiss pharmaceutical giant Alliance Boots GmbH. Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG) shares increased 2.80% in last trading session and ended the day at $60.87. WAG Gross Margin is 28.50% and its return on assets is 7.70%. Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG) quarterly performance is -10.97%.

One such company that looks well positioned for a solid gain, but has been overlooked by investors lately, is Castle Brands Inc. (NYSEMKT:ROX). This Beverage Alcohol stock has actually seen current fiscal year estimates narrowing over the past month from loss of 1 cent to break even now. But that is not yet reflected in its price, as the stock lost 3.17% over the same time frame. ROX currently carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) which further underscores the potential for its outperformance. On 07 August, Castle Brands Inc. (NYSEMKT:ROX) shares decreased -1.00% and was closed at $0.99. ROX EPS growth in last 5 year was 34.80%. Castle Brands Inc. (NYSEMKT:ROX) year to date (YTD) performance is 30.26%.

Basic Energy Services Inc (NYSE:BAS) Director Kenneth V. Huseman unloaded 20,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.85, for a total value of $477,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 335,305 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,997,024. Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:BAS) ended the last trading day at $23.70. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 4.43%and price to cash ratio as 10.34. Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:BAS) showed a weekly performance of -1.21%.

Last week, Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:BKW) said its second-quarter earnings increased 19% amid lower costs, with same-store sales rising 0.9%. In July, McDonald’s Corp. reported quarterly results that fell short of expectations, with profit declining 1%. Burger King Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:BKW) shares decreased -0.15% in last trading session and ended the day on $26.13. BKW Gross Margin is 78.50% and its return on assets is 4.50%. Burger King Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:BKW) quarterly performance is 3.12%.

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