Eye Catching Stocks: US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL), Opko Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK), Akorn, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKRX), BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) announced the signing of a definitive agreement to sell New Jersey-based Allstate Power-Vac, Inc. (“Allstate”) to a private investor group. US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) belongs to Industrial Goods sector. Its net profit margin is 8.30% and weekly performance is 5.76%. On last trading day company shares ended up $48.64. US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 3.85%.

Opko Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) reported Net loss for the three and six months ended June 30, 2015 was $42.8 million and $159.9 million and included increased operating expenses including increased research and development expense of $13.3 million and $17.8 million, respectively, in comparison to the 2014 periods. Opko Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) shares decreased -13.72% in last trading session and ended the day at $13.90. OPK Gross Margin is 53.60% and its return on assets is -18.10%. Opko Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) quarterly performance is -1.70%.

On 06 August, Akorn, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKRX) announced the appointment of Randall Pollard as Chief Accounting Officer and Interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Pollard’s appointment follows the departure of Timothy Dick, who has elected to step down as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer to pursue other opportunities. The company has retained a national executive search firm to assist in the search for a permanent Chief Financial Officer. Akorn, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKRX) shares decreased -4.72% and was closed at $42.99. AKRX EPS growth in last 5 year was 26.30%. Akorn, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKRX) year to date (YTD) performance is 18.76%.

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) unveiled the BlackBerry® Passport Silver Edition, a premium device built for business professionals who want a smartphone with the mobile tools they need to get things done – without sacrificing style or portability. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is -8.60% and weekly performance is -3.28%. On last trading day company shares ended up $7.66. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -9.97%.

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) announced the lineup for its third annual Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs Tech Week, a series of online programs and events dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and startups learn how to use technology to achieve business goals. This year’s events will be held the week of August 3-7 and will include Twitter chats and webinars with national business experts and entrepreneurs from across the country, as well as the winners from Comcast’s 2015 Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs (I4E) program. The official hashtag for the week’s activities is #I4ETechWeek. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 12.30% and weekly performance is -5.77%. On last trading day company shares ended up $58.76. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -3.63%.

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