First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) announced financial results for the second quarter of 2015. Net sales were $896 million in the quarter, an increase of $427 million from the first quarter of 2015. The increase in net sales from the prior quarter resulted from increased revenue recognition on the Silver State South project and the sale of majority interests in the North Star and Lost Hills-Blackwell projects. The Company reported second quarter GAAP earnings per fully diluted share of $0.93, compared to a loss of ($0.62) in the prior quarter. The sequential increase in net income was due to higher systems project revenue, project cost improvements and a discrete tax benefit in the second quarter of approximately $42 million. First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 7.60% and weekly performance is 14.01%. On last trading day company shares ended up $51.92. First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 9.25%.
HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTGM) announced it has joined the Worldwide Innovative Networking (WIN) Consortium in personalized cancer medicine as an official technology partner. WIN represents a global collaboration of cancer centers, life science and biotech organizations, pharmaceutical and technology companies, academic institutions, health plans, and patient advocacy groups. These stakeholders have come together from all parts of the world to address the challenge of increasing the efficacy of cancer diagnostics and therapeutics by understanding the genetics and biology of each individual’s tumor and accounting for genetic differences across diverse populations. HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTGM) shares decreased -6.20% in last trading session and ended the day at $7.26. HTGM Gross Margin is 0.00% and its return on assets is -267.50%. HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTGM) quarterly performance is -47.28%.
Halliburton received a second request for information from the U.S. Department of Justice regarding its $34.6 billion, proposed acquisition of rival oilfield services company Baker Hughes. Both companies received the requests last month, which are related to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, Halliburton said on Aug, 03. On 05 August, Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) shares advanced 2.55% and was closed at $40.61. HAL EPS growth in last 5 year was 25.80%. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) year to date (YTD) performance is 4.10%.
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7, featuring a new deployment and management tool that simplifies installation, eases day-to-day management tasks, and establishes the underpinnings for orchestrated live system updates and upgrades for subsequent releases. Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) ended the last trading day at $80.14. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.60% and price to cash ratio as 12.42. Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) showed a weekly performance of 1.10%.