Big Movers: Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETX), Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ORMP), Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA), Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY)

On 30 July, Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) announced second quarter financial results and showed an increase of $1.7 billion for overall product sales and an increase of $1.6 billion in antiviral product sales since the second quarter of 2014, due in large part to the sales of Harvoni, according to a press release from Gilead. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is 51.50% and weekly performance is -2.90%. On last trading day company shares ended up $114.44. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -1.83%.

On 6 August, Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETX) announced its second quarter 2015 financial results and product updates. For the quarter ended June 30, 2015, Aratana reported a net loss of $(8.0) million, or $(0.23) basic loss per share and $83.6 million in cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments. Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETX) shares advanced 0.89% in last trading session and ended the day at $17.04. PETX Gross Margin is 28.60% and its return on assets is -19.00%. Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETX) quarterly performance is 26.32%.

MLV & Co. restated their buy rating on shares of Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ORMP) in a report issued on Wednesday. On 07 August, Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ORMP) shares advanced 0.48% and was closed at $6.23. ORMP EPS growth in last 5 year was -1.30%. Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ORMP) year to date (YTD) performance is 36.62%.

On 5 August, Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) announced it will launch the latest version of its Wheel Service Manual this summer. Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) ended the last trading day at $9.41. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 4.29% and price to cash ratio as 9.40. Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) showed a weekly performance of -4.37%.

Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash distribution of $0.15 per share for the second quarter of 2015, payable to ESH Hospitality, Inc.’s Class A and Class B common shareholders. These distributions, which total to $0.17 per Paired Share, will be payable on August 27, 2015 to shareholders of record as of August 13, 2015.Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY) shares decreased -0.80% in last trading session and ended the day at $18.51. STAY Gross Margin is 52.40% and its return on assets is 1.40%. Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY) quarterly performance is -8.90%.

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