Investors Watch List: Emerald Oil, Inc. (NYSEMKT:EOX), Targacept, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRGT), Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX), Telecom Italia S.p.A. (NYSE:TI), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN)

Emerald Oil, Inc. (NYSEMKT:EOX) reported Adjusted EBITDA was $5.0 million for the second quarter of 2015, as compared to $17.4 million for the same period in 2014. Adjusted Net Income (Loss) was $(8.7) million for the second quarter of 2015. Emerald recognized a $61.4 million non-cash impairment expense for the quarter ended June 30, 2015 due primarily to the substantial declines in commodity prices.Emerald Oil, Inc. (NYSEMKT:EOX) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its weekly performance is 36.94%. On last trading day company shares ended up $2.15. Emerald Oil, Inc. (NYSEMKT:EOX) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -40.07%.

Targacept, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRGT) announced that its board of directors has declared a pre-closing dividend, in connection with its merger with Catalyst Biosciences, Inc., of an aggregate cash amount of $19,500,000, which is approximately $0.5686 per share, and non-interest bearing, redeemable convertible notes with an aggregate principal amount of $37,000,000, which is approximately $1.079 per share. The pre-closing dividend will be paid on August 19, 2015 to Targacept’s stockholders of record as of the close of business on August 14, 2015. Targacept, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRGT) shares advanced 1.66% in last trading session and ended the day at $2.45. TRGT return on assets is -18.90%. Targacept, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRGT) quarterly performance is 7.46%.

On 4 August, Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX), announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of MemorialCare Health System’s laboratory outreach service business. On 11 August, Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) shares decreased -1.48% and was closed at $72.55. DGX EPS growth in last 5 year was -0.50%. Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) year to date (YTD) performance is 9.84%.

Telecom Italia S.p.A. (NYSE:TI) is targeting 550,000 video customers by the end of this year following its recent deals with Netflix, Sky and Mediaset Premium to distribute their services to TIMvision set-top boxes. Telecom Italia S.p.A. (NYSE:TI) ended the last trading day at $13.45. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.74% and price to cash ratio as 2.93. Telecom Italia S.p.A. (NYSE:TI) showed a weekly performance of 0.90%.

Equities researchers at Susquehanna raised their price target on shares of Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN) from $11.00 to $12.00 in a report released on Monday, reports. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Susquehanna’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 3.45% from the company’s previous close. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) shares decreased -1.61% in last trading session and ended the day at $11.64. HBAN return on assets is 1.00%. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) quarterly performance is 5.41%.

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