• Hot Watch List: Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARDX), Evolving Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:EVOL), Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR), Lightbridge Corp. (NASDAQ:LTBR)

Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARDX) announced that it will report second quarter 2015 financial results on Wednesday, August 12, 2015. Following the announcement, the Ardelyx management team will host a live conference call and webcast at 8:00am Eastern Time to review the Company’s financial results and provide a business update. Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARDX) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is -23.10% and weekly performance is -0.21%. On last trading day company shares ended up $19.23. Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARDX) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 19.77%.

Evolving Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:EVOL) reported financial results for its second quarter and six-month period ended June 30, 2015. Revenue decreased 24% to $6.1 million from $7.9 million in the same quarter last year. License and services revenue was $3.6 million versus $5.2 million last year. Customer support revenue was $2.5 million versus $2.8 million last year. Evolving Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:EVOL) shares moved down -20.43% in last trading session and ended the day at $6.70. EVOL Gross Margin is 75.20% and its return on assets is 13.60%. Evolving Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:EVOL) quarterly performance is -25.06%.

Stephen Waters, an insider of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), currently director recently disclosed a deal with the Security Exchange Commission. As announced in the electronic document, Stephen Waters sold 4,000 shares of the firm, priced at $65.5 per share. $262,151 US Dollars was the deal’s value. The SEC document’s date was August 03, 2015. On 05 August, Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) shares moved up 0.61% and was closed at $64.82. VLO EPS growth in last 5 year was 73.40%. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) year to date (YTD) performance is 33.64%.

Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.32 per common share and $0.32 per common share equivalent for which each outstanding warrant is exercisable. The dividend is payable on September 30, 2015 to shareholders and warrant holders of record on September 15, 2015. Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) ended the last trading day at $47.20. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.58% and price to cash ratio as 8.35. Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) showed a weekly performance of 3.69%.

Demand for advanced metallic nuclear fuel designed by Lightbridge Corp. (NASDAQ:LTBR) would likely increase due to incentives in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan for boosting generation from existing nuclear power plants. Depending on fuel cycle length, Lightbridge’s proprietary metallic fuel can provide 10% to 17% more power from existing pressurized water reactors (PWRs). Lightbridge Corp. (NASDAQ:LTBR) shares moved up 3.45% in last trading session and ended the day at $0.90. LTBR Gross Margin is 41.70% and its return on assets is -111.50%. Lightbridge Corp. (NASDAQ:LTBR) quarterly performance is -26.83%.

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