Worth Watching Stocks : General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), Home Depot (NYSE:HD), Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL), Delcath (NASDAQ:DCTH), Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK)

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), which already has a formidable presence in Africa, said on Monday it was planning $US2 billion in new investments to build and assemble equipment for oil and other industries, as well as training in health and other sectors. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) belongs to Industrial Goods sector. Its net profit margin is 8.80% and weekly performance is -1.25%. On last trading day company shares ended up $25.27. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -4.36%.

The Home Depot, Inc (NYSE:HD) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 16,763,822 shares, a decrease of 28.9% from the June 30th total of 23,583,342 shares, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Based on an average trading volume of 6,254,793 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Currently, 1.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) shares advanced 0.35% in last trading session and ended the day at $80.03. HD Gross Margin is 34.80% and its return on assets is 13.10%. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) quarterly performance is 2.30%.

Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL) is scheduled to be announcing its Q214 earnings results on Tuesday, August 5th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.88 per share and revenue of $191.16 million for the quarter. On 04 August, Powell Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWL) shares moved down -0.49% and was closed at $57.30. POWL EPS growth in last 5 year was 9.20%. Powell Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWL) year to date (YTD) performance is -13.80%.

Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH) today announced that it will host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. ET to discuss its financial results for the second quarter of 2014 ended June 30, 2014, and provide an update on recent corporate progress. Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH) ended the last trading day at $1.94. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 5.28%and price to cash ratio as 0.58. Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH) showed a weekly performance of -8.92%.

Verisk Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:VRSK) announced its earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.01, StockRatingsNetwork reports. The company had revenue of $423.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $422.78 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.55 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) shares advanced 0.13% in last trading session and ended the day on $59.55. VRSK Gross Margin is 61.00% and its return on assets is 15.10%. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) quarterly performance is -1.16%.

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