Market Movers: The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA), Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO), AMCON Distributing (NYSEMKT:DIT), Progenics Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PGNX)

On 28 July, Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), celebrated its 20th anniversary in Africa. With over 34,000 locations and connections to millions of bank accounts and mobile wallets in more than 50 countries and territories, across Africa, the Western Union network serves millions of senders and receivers with a choice of 120 currencies. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) belongs to Financial sector. Its net profit margin is 15.30% and weekly performance is 0.79%. On last trading day company shares ended up $20.40. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 0.59%.

Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) reported revenue of RMB1.01 billion (US$162.2 million) for the second quarter of 2015, including advertising and subscription revenue of RMB902.6 million (US$145.6 million) and agent service revenue[2] of RMB102.9 million (US$16.6 million), representing a 92.5% increase from the corresponding period in 2014. Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) shares decreased -18.01% in last trading session and ended the day at $30.64. BITA Gross Margin is 73.10% and its return on assets is 9.90%. Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) quarterly performance is -50.73%.

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) announced that it has acquired Specialised Welding Products (SWP), a privately held provider of specialty welding consumables in Australia and New Zealand. SWP’s leading team of technical representatives and metallurgists also provide fabrication, maintenance and repair services for alloy and wear resistant products commonly used in mining and energy sector applications. On 07 August, Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) shares moved up 0.92% and was closed at $61.59. LECO EPS growth in last 5 year was 41.00%. Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) year to date (YTD) performance is -10.03%.

AMCON Distributing Company (NYSE MKT:DIT), pleased to announce that the Board of Directors of AMCON declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per common share. This cash dividend is payable on September 4, 2015 to shareholders of record as of August 13, 2015.AMCON Distributing Co. (NYSEMKT:DIT) ended the last trading day at $84.63. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.64% and price to cash ratio as 524.69. AMCON Distributing Co. (NYSEMKT:DIT) showed a weekly performance of -0.13%.

Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PGNX) reported Net loss for the quarter was $11.7 million or $0.17 diluted per share, compared to net loss of $11.1 million or $0.16 diluted per share in the second quarter of 2014. Net loss for the current six months was $22.0 million, or $0.32 diluted per share, compared to $20.4 million or $0.31 diluted per share in the first half of 2014. Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PGNX) shares moved up 1.72% in last trading session and ended the day at $8.01. PGNX Gross Margin is 99.10% and its return on assets is -17.10%. Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PGNX) quarterly performance is 43.20%.

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