Fast Moving Stocks: Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:EGRX), HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI), Hutchinson Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:HTCH), Markit Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRKT)

On 5 August, Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) reported Q2 EPS of $1.24, $0.13 better than the analyst estimate of $1.11. Revenue for the quarter came in at $1.2 billion versus the consensus estimate of $1.14 billion. Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) belongs to Consumer Goods sector. Its net profit margin is 6.50% and weekly performance is 12.71%. On last trading day company shares ended up $57.56. Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 9.73%.

Investment analysts at Piper Jaffray boosted their price target on shares of Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:EGRX) from $94.00 to $119.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. The firm presently has an “overweight” rating on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock. Piper Jaffray’s target price indicates a potential upside of 22.69% from the stock’s previous close. Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:EGRX) shares decreased -8.97% in last trading session and ended the day at $91.54. EGRX Gross Margin is 71.90% and its return on assets is 3.00%. Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:EGRX) quarterly performance is 62.54%.

HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) reported operating earnings per share of $1.93 for the second quarter of 2015. The results outpaced the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.70, thereby keeping the earning streak alive for four quarters in a row with an average beat of 10.7%. The bottom line also surged 38.8% year over year. On 06 August, HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) shares increased 2.94% and was closed at $41.03. HCI EPS growth in last 5 year was 28.70%. HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) year to date (YTD) performance is -5.11%.

On 30 July, Hutchinson Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:HTCH) reported a net loss of $10.2 million, or $0.30 per share, on net sales of $54.7 million for its fiscal third quarter ended June 28, 2015. The net loss included a $1.1 million foreign currency loss and $330,000 of non-cash interest expense. Excluding these items, the company’s net loss for the fiscal 2015 third quarter was $8.7 million, or $0.26 per share. Hutchinson Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:HTCH) ended the last trading day at $1.64. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 16.25% and price to cash ratio as 1.29. Hutchinson Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:HTCH) showed a weekly performance of 13.10%.

Markit Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRKT) said that, it will release its second quarter 2015 financial results on Wednesday August 12th 2015 at approximately 7am EDT. Markit Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRKT) shares increased 0.19% in last trading session and ended the day at $26.63. MRKT return on assets is 5.40%. Markit Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRKT) quarterly performance is 3.94%.

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