C&J Energy Services Ltd. (NYSE: CJES) reported net loss of ($65.1 million), or ($0.56) per diluted share, on revenue of $511.2 million for the second quarter of 2015, and Adjusted Net Loss(1) of ($53.8 million), or ($0.46) per diluted share(1). Adjusted Net Loss excludes a $5.4 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, after-tax charge related to costs associated with the March 2015 combination (the “Transaction”) of C&J Energy Services, Inc. (“Legacy C&J”) with the completion and production services business (the “C&P Business”) of Nabors Industries Ltd.; as well as severance costs of $1.2 million, or $0.01 per diluted share; customer settlement/bad debt write-off charges of $2.9 million, or $0.02 per diluted share; and an inventory write-down of $1.8 million, or $0.02 per diluted share. Adjusted EBITDA(1) was $20.3 million for the second quarter of 2015. C&J Energy Services, Ltd. (NYSE:CJES) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 1.60% and weekly performance is -20.00%. On last trading day company shares ended up $7.72. C&J Energy Services, Ltd. (NYSE:CJES) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -37.94%.
MBIA Inc. (NYSE:MBI) reported Combined Operating Income (a non-GAAP measure defined in the attached Explanation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures) of $19 million or $0.11 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2015 compared with Combined Operating Income of $2 million or $0.01 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2014. The improvement in Combined Operating Income for the three months ended June 30, 2015 compared with the same period of 2014 was driven primarily by a lower tax provision, as the 2014 quarter had a higher effective tax rate due to a tax reserve increase. In addition, higher refunding premiums earned and lower expenses, including a 53 percent reduction of loss and loss adjustment expenses, contributed to the improved 2015 results. The Company’s share repurchases further contributed to the increase in Combined Operating Income per share. MBIA Inc. (NYSE:MBI) shares fell -2.29% in last trading session and ended the day at $5.98. Its return on assets is 2.30%. MBIA Inc. (NYSE:MBI) quarterly performance is -31.58%.
Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH) reported sales and earnings for the second quarter of 2015. Net sales for the three months ended June 30, 2015 decreased approximately 16% to $88.0 million from $104.2 million for the comparable prior year period. Sales for the quarter continued to be negatively impacted by the strengthening U.S. Dollar, particularly against the euro, by approximately 8%, or $7.8 million.On 07 August, Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH) shares fell -12.07% and was closed at $4.08. BTH EPS growth in last 5 year was -25.90%. Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH) year to date (YTD) performance is -55.41%.
Quantum Corporation (NYSE:QTM) has doubled the drive density of its Scalar i6000 linear tape libraries, reflecting changing use cases of magnetic media used in enterprise data centers. The vendor upgraded its Scalar Control Module and Scalar Expansion Module hardware. The latest Control Module holds 18 LTO-6 tape cartridges, up from 12 previously, while the new Expansion Module increases from 12 to 24 drives. The Quantum Scalar i6000 rollout includes an upgrade path for existing Quantum customers with earlier Scalar models. Quantum Corporation (NYSE:QTM) ended the last trading day at $1.15. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 6.50% and price to cash ratio as 4.43. Quantum Corporation (NYSE:QTM) showed a weekly performance of 8.49%.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has apparently been working on a stylus for its iPads for a while. In fact, Business Insider reported that the tech company has developed multiple prototypes for the iPad accessory, although one has never been sold.The article cited a former Apple employee as knowledgeable of the accessory. The item has apparently been worked on over the last four years, according to the engineer.Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) belongs to Consumer Goods sector. Its net profit margin is 22.60% and weekly performance is -4.33%. On last trading day company shares ended up $115.52. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -7.83%.