Active Stocks to Watch: Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CNAT), Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ATNM), Triangle Petroleum Corporation (NYSEMKT:TPLM), Crown Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CCK), Southern (NYSE:SO)

Zacks upgraded shares of Conatus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CNAT) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning, MarketBeat reports. Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CNAT) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is -12.15%. On last trading day company shares ended up $4.41. Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CNAT) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -17.11%.

In a letter to shareholders, dated July 29, 2015, Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ATNM) reported that its pro forma cash position at June 30, 2015 was approximately $27 million. Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ATNM) shares advanced 1.79% in last trading session and ended the day at $1.71. ATNM return on assets is -79.70%. Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ATNM) quarterly performance is -31.60%.

Jonathan Samuels, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Triangle Petroleum Corporation (NYSEMKT:TPLM), and Justin Bliffen, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, volunteered to the Company’s Compensation Committee to take temporary pay cuts in light of the current oil and gas pricing environment. On August 1, 2015, Mr. Samuels and Mr. Bliffen each executed a waiver agreeing to take base salary pay cuts of 50% and 20%, respectively, through the end of the Company’s fiscal year (January 31, 2016) as the Company continues to focus on per share profitability. On 04 August, Triangle Petroleum Corporation (NYSEMKT:TPLM) shares advanced 2.32% and was closed at $3.53. TPLM EPS growth in last 5 year was 38.70%. Triangle Petroleum Corporation (NYSEMKT:TPLM) year to date (YTD) performance is -26.15%.

Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCK) announced that John W. Conway, 70, has informed the Board of Directors of his decision to retire from his role as Chief Executive Officer, after 40 years with the Company, effective January 1, 2016. Crown Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CCK) ended the last trading day at $51.24. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.85% and price to cash ratio as 24.80. Crown Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CCK) showed a weekly performance of 0.63%.

On 29 July, Southern Company (NYSE:SO) reported second-quarter 2015 earnings of $629 million, or 69 cents per share, compared with earnings of $611 million, or 68 cents per share, in the second quarter of 2014. For the six months ended June 30, 2015, earnings were $1.14 billion, or $1.25 per share, compared with $962 million, or $1.08 per share, for the same period in 2014. Southern Company (NYSE:SO) shares decreased -1.20% in last trading session and ended the day at $44.42. SO Gross Margin is 98.00% and its return on assets is 3.10%. Southern Company (NYSE:SO) quarterly performance is 1.61%.

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