Hot Stock List: Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD), Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS), Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.

On 26 February, Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) said it would lay off an additional 5,000 workers due to the impact of sharply lower global crude prices on its businesses.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is -2.80% and weekly performance is 4.59%. On last trading day company shares ended up at $32.81. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 2.33%.

On 23 February, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) said that, Time Inc has been reaching out to bankers on pursuing a deal with Yahoo, according to the source, who wished to remain anonymous because they were not permitted to speak to the media.

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) shares advanced 0.03% in last trading session and ended the day at $31.37. YHOO Gross Margin is 58.20% and its return on assets is -9.30%. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) quarterly performance is -4.82%.

MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) announced that it has withdrawn its offer to employ Duane M. DeSisto as its President and Chief Executive Officer as a consequence of objections raised by Insulet Corp., the former employer of DeSisto, that the employment of DeSisto by MannKind would violate Insulet’s non-competition agreement with DeSisto, which is in effect until Sept. 17, 2016.

On 26 February, MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) shares fell -4.63% and was closed at $1.03. MNKD EPS growth in last 5 year was 8.50%. MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) year to date (YTD) performance is -28.97%.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Credit Suisse in a research report issued to clients and investors on Saturday, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) ended the last trading day at $47.92. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.86% and price to cash ratio as 20.56. Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) showed a weekly performance of 4.49%.

On 25 February, Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) reported record financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2015. The consolidated debt of Nexstar and its wholly owned subsidiaries, Mission Broadcasting, Inc. and Marshall Broadcasting Group, Inc. at December 31, 2015, was $1,476.2 million including senior secured debt of $684.2 million.

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) shares moved up 2.99% in last trading session and ended the day at $43.78. NXST Gross Margin is 67.10% and its return on assets is 4.60%. Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) quarterly performance is -25.19%.

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