Why Need to Watch : Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO), Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW), STAG Industrial (NYSE:STAG), Ultratech (NASDAQ:UTEK), ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT)

Research analysts at Credit Suisse boosted their price target on shares of Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) from $55.00 to $60.00 in a report released on Friday.  Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 2.20% and weekly performance is -0.24%. On last trading day company shares ended up $49.73. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -4.72%.

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) must stop dodging its responsibility towards the survivors of the Bhopal disaster, Amnesty International said today, after an Indian Court issued a third criminal summons to the company over the catastrophic 1984 gas leak which left thousands dead and many more with chronic and debilitating illnesses.   The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) shares fell -1.12% in last trading session and ended the day at $51.10. DOW Gross Margin is 16.80% and its return on assets is 4.90%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) quarterly performance is 4.80%.

Stag Industrial, Inc. (STAG) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased STAG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that STAG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $24.01, the dividend yield is 5.5%. On 05 August, STAG Industrial, Inc. (NYSE:STAG) shares increased 0.09% and was closed at $22.62. STAG EPS growth in last 5 year was 10.20%. STAG Industrial, Inc. (NYSE:STAG) year to date (YTD) performance is 14.53%.

Ultratech, Inc. (Nasdaq:UTEK) a leading supplier of lithography, laser-processing and inspection systems used to manufacture semiconductor devices and high-brightness LEDs (HB-LEDs), today announced unaudited results for the three-month period ended June 28, 2014.Ultratech, Inc. (NASDAQ:UTEK) ended the last trading day at $24.76. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 4.20%and price to cash ratio as 2.33. Ultratech, Inc. (NASDAQ:UTEK) showed a weekly performance of 6.72%.

ITT Corp (NYSE:ITT) had its price objective raised by Barclays from $42.00 to $46.00 in a research report released on Friday morning. Barclays currently has an equal weight rating on the stock.ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) shares fell -0.80% in last trading session and ended the day on $46.96. ITT Gross Margin is 32.20% and its return on assets is 13.60%. ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) quarterly performance is 6.95%.

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