Active Watch List: Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENTA), Kindred Healthcare (NYSE:KND), Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (NYSE:CHKR), Goodrich Petroleum (NYSE:GDP), Employers (NYSE:EIG)

Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENTA) reported Gross profit climbed 19.2% to $142 million due to higher sales and decline in cost of goods sold and occupancy, while gross margin expanded 370 basis points (bps) to 30.9%, backed by improvement across the company’s Garden segment. Central Garden & Pet reported operating income of $39 million, up from $18.4 million reported in the year-ago quarter. Operating margin improved 430 bps to 8.5% in the reported quarter. Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENTA) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its weekly performance is 10.63%. On last trading day company shares ended up $11.24. Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENTA) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 5.77%.

Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) reported Wednesday nearly $22.4 million in net income for the second quarter, up from last year’s $35.8 million loss. Consolidated revenues also spiked 45.4 percent in Q2 to $1.83 billion from $1.26 billion in Q2 2014. Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) shares increased 6.41% in last trading session and ended the day at $22.40. KND Gross Margin is 94.30% and its return on assets is -4.50%. Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) quarterly performance is -2.60%.

Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (NYSE:CHKR) announced that its common unit distribution for the quarter ended June 30, 2015 (which primarily relates to production attributable to the Trust’s royalty interests from March 1, 2015 through May 31, 2015) will be $0.3579 per common unit. The distribution will be paid on August 31, 2015 to all common unitholders of record at the close of business on August 19, 2015.On 06 August, Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (NYSE:CHKR) shares increased 12.29% and was closed at $5.94. CHKR EPS growth in last 5 year was -3.05%. Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (NYSE:CHKR) year to date (YTD) performance is 22.65%.

Goodrich Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:GDP) announced a net loss applicable to common stock of $39.1 million in the quarter, or ($0.68) per basic share, versus a net loss applicable to common stock of $32.5 million, or ($0.73) per basic share in the prior year period. Adjusted net loss applicable to common stock was $18.9 million for the quarter, or ($0.33)per basic share, versus an adjusted net loss applicable to common stock of $21.3 million, or ($0.48) per basic share in the prior year period. Goodrich Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:GDP) ended the last trading day at $0.75. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 18.25% and price to cash ratio as 6.70. Goodrich Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:GDP) showed a weekly performance of -16.67%.

Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) Board of Directors declared a third quarter 2015 dividend of six cents per share. The dividend is payable on August 26, 2015 to stockholders of record as of August 12, 2015. Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) shares fell -3.03% in last trading session and ended the day at $24.98. EIG return on assets is 2.30%. Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) quarterly performance is 3.05%.

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