5 Stocks Under Wall Street’s Radar: Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE), Endocyte (NASDAQ:ECYT), Atlantic Coast Financial (NASDAQ:ACFC), US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL), Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI)

On 30 July, Noble Corp. plc (NYSE:NE) has issued an update on its floating rig fleet, which currently comprises nine drillships and eight semisubmersibles. During 2Q 2015, all the drillships were in service. As for the semisubs, the Noble Homer Ferrington was stacked, the Noble Max Smith was idle, and the Noble Paul Romano was in a shipyard in preparation for a one-year contract due to start in September at a day rate of $300,000. Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 5.60% and weekly performance is -0.08%. On last trading day company shares ended up $12.38. Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -14.33%.

On 4 August, Endocyte Inc. (NASDAQ:ECYT) has named Alison Armour chief medical officer. She previously served as vice president of oncology at Novartis and GSK. Endocyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECYT) shares decreased -3.87% in last trading session and ended the day at $5.22. ECYT return on assets is -1.10%. Endocyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECYT) quarterly performance is -9.53%.

Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ACFC) on 29 July, reported earnings per diluted share of $0.36 and $0.39 for the second quarter and first six months of 2015, respectively, up from $0.02 and $0.03 for second quarter and first six months of 2014, respectively. This marked the sixth consecutive profitable quarter for the Company following its successful capital raise in December 2013. On 06 August, Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ACFC) shares moved up 0.37% and was closed at $5.42. ACFC EPS growth in last 5 year was 15.00%. Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ACFC) year to date (YTD) performance is 36.52%.

US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to sell New Jersey-based Allstate Power-Vac, Inc. (“Allstate”) to a private investor group. US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) ended the last trading day at $48.64. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 4.60% and price to cash ratio as 103.29. US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) showed a weekly performance of 5.76%.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) has announced better-than-expected financial results for the second quarter of 2015. For the quarter ended June 30, 2015, Activision Blizzard’s net revenues were $759 million, as compared with $658 million for the second quarter of 2014. For the second quarter, net revenues from digital channels were a Q2 record $611 million, growing 27% year-over-year. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) shares remains unchanged in last trading session and ended the day at $28.71. ATVI Gross Margin is 65.10% and its return on assets is 8.60%. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) quarterly performance is 17.62%.

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