Best Stocks: Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB), Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ), Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment Inc. (NYSE:DDE), SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR)

Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) announced the addition of three executives with expertise in developing, marketing, and monetizing data products, boosting the company’s industry-leading advanced analytic and marketing solutions. Joining Viacom are Bryson Gordon as Senior Vice President of Data Strategy and Viacom Vantage; Gabe Bevilacqua as Vice President of Product Management for Viacom Vantage; and, Kodi Foster as Vice President of Data Strategy. Bevilacqua and Foster report to Gordon, who will manage the team under the leadership of Kern Schireson, Viacom Executive Vice President of Data Strategy and Consumer Intelligence. Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 12.90% and weekly performance is -9.17%. On last trading day company shares ended up $51.41. Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -18.91%.

Activist hedge fund Third Point LLC disclosed in a regulatory filing that it has taken a 7% stake in Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), saying it is interested in two board seats and helping the company selects a new chief executive officer. In a letter, Third Point Chief Executive Daniel Loeb said the firm has discussed nominating two representatives to Baxter’s board. Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is 17.60% and weekly performance is 9.43%. On last trading day company shares ended up $42.13. Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 12.37%.

Activist investor William Ackman has built a $5.5 billion stake in Mondelez International Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ), the Wall Street Journal reported. Ackman is expected to reveal his firm’s stake, which amounts to about 7.5% including options and forward contracts, as soon as Thursday morning, the Journal reported quoting people familiar with the matter. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) shares advanced 1.51% in last trading session and ended the day at $46.29. MDLZ Gross Margin is 37.00% and its return on assets is 3.40%. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) quarterly performance is 20.83%.

Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:DDE) on July 30, reported results for the three months ended June 30, 2015. Net earnings were $631,000 compared with $164,000 for the second quarter of 2014. Earnings per diluted share were $.02 compared with $.01 for the second quarter of 2014. Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment Inc. (NYSE:DDE) ended the last trading day at $0.98. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 4.63% and price to cash ratio as 2.87. Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment Inc. (NYSE:DDE) showed a weekly performance of 9.93%.

Supporting the Government of Queensland’s commitment to generate 50 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, local utility Ergon Energy has contracted with SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR) to offer high efficiency photovoltaic (PV) solar power systems with energy storage technology from Sunverge Energy to 33 Queensland homes. This is Ergon Energy’s first residential solar and storage project to be piloted in a limited release commercial offer. SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR) shares advanced 3.18% in last trading session and ended the day at $27.57. SPWR Gross Margin is 19.90% and its return on assets is 4.00%. SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR) quarterly performance is -12.78%.

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