Active Stocks to Watch: Akers Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ:AKER), Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), SFX Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFXE), Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA)

Akers Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ:AKER) shares moved up 9.51% in last trading session and ended the day at $4.49. AKER Gross Margin is 78.90% and its return on assets is -22.80%. Akers Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ:AKER) quarterly performance is -2.39 Akers Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ:AKER), announces that it convened its Annual Meeting of Stockholders earlier June 25. Pursuant to the Company’s by-laws, 40% of the total voting capital of the Company is required to transact business at the annual meeting. The Company did not establish a sufficient quorum and adjourned the meeting to allow stockholders additional time to vote on the proposals set forth in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on June 5, 2015. The 2015 Annual Meeting will be reconvened at 11 a.m., EDT, on August 3, 2015 at 50 South 16th Street, 57th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102.

Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) ended the last trading day at $42.33. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.66% and price to cash ratio as 103.00. Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) showed a weekly performance of 0.55%. Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) announced the date and time for their conference call to review 2015 second quarter results, as well as current operations. The conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Central Time.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) belongs to Consumer Goods sector. Its net profit margin is 22.50% and weekly performance is -2.50%. On last trading day company shares ended up $123.28. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -3.46%. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has released the beta software program for its upcoming iOS 9. The Apple Beta Software Program allows users to try out pre-release versions of the software, and is open to anyone with a valid Apple ID. The Program will also collect feedback on the pre-release software. The company noted that since the public beta software has not yet been commercially released by Apple, it may contain errors or inaccuracies and may not function as well as commercially released software.

SFX Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFXE) shares increased 0.75% in last trading session and ended the day at $4.01. SFXE Gross Margin is 26.20% and its return on assets is -24.50%. SFX Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFXE) quarterly performance is -0.99%. SFX Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFXE) announced that a special committee of the Board of Directors and Robert F.X. Sillerman, the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, have amended their merger agreement to extend the “go shop” period during which SFX is permitted to solicit acquisition proposals from alternative purchasers other than Mr. Sillerman and his affiliates. The “go shop” period was extended from today to 5:01 PM EDT on July 24, 2015 to permit interested bidders and financing sources additional time to evaluate their proposals.

On 10 July, Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) shares increased 0.80% and was closed at $16.37. ASNA EPS growth in last 5 year was 9.60%. Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) year to date (YTD) performance is 30.33%. Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) announced that it has updated its financial outlook for the quarter and fiscal year ending July 25, 2015 primarily to reflect its recent decision to accelerate its planned merchandise transition at Justice and to incorporate lower than expected top-line performance at Justice and dressbarn. Separately, the Company also announced that in the fourth quarter it expects to take a non-cash, pre-tax goodwill and intangible asset impairment charge in the range of $275 million to $325 million related to Lane Bryant, and a pre-tax charge of approximately $50 million to establish a reserve for the future settlement of the previously disclosed Justice class action litigation.

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