Market Movers: Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX), Johnson Controls Inc. (NYSE:JCI), LiqTech International, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LIQT), Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX)

On July 31, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) and Polyvore, Inc. announced that they have reached a definitive agreement for Yahoo to acquire Polyvore, a leading social shopping site. The acquisition will enhance Yahoo’s consumer and advertiser offerings — Polyvore will strengthen Yahoo’s digital magazines and verticals through the incorporation of community and commerce, and together Yahoo and Polyvore will power native shopping ads that drive traffic and sales to retailers. Broadly, Polyvore will accelerate Yahoo’s Mavens growth strategy (mobile, video, native, social) through its strong offerings in social, native, and mobile. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) belongs to Technology sector. Its weekly performance is -2.57%. On last trading day company shares ended up $36.46. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -8.61%.

WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) second-quarter 2015 results reflect 38 percent growth in oil volumes vs. a year ago as the company successfully executes on the transition of its historically gas-weighted portfolio to more oil production and more oil inventory. Total liquids production hit a new high for the company, averaging 52,400 barrels per day in the second quarter. Oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) volumes accounted for 32 percent of the companys overall production and 57 percent of product revenues. WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) shares moved up 13.01% in last trading session and ended the day at $8.34. WPX Gross Margin is 64.40% and its return on assets is 2.80%. WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) quarterly performance is -39.52%.

Johnson Controls Inc. (NYSE:JCI) said Wednesday that it plans to expand production of advanced batteries used in start-stop vehicles as demand for the technology grows. The plan requires further investment in its Toledo, Ohio, factory that produces absorbent glass mat batteries for start-stop applications. Vehicles that implement the technology provide improved fuel economy by shutting the car’s engine off when idling at stoplights or at other times when the vehicle is not in motion, and smoothly restarting the vehicle when the gas pedal is pressed. The technology enables up to 5 percent fuel economy savings compared with a conventional vehicle. On 06 August, Johnson Controls Inc. (NYSE:JCI) shares decreased -0.30% and was closed at $46.26. JCI EPS growth in last 5 year was 41.70%. Johnson Controls Inc. (NYSE:JCI) year to date (YTD) performance is -3.34%.

LiqTech International, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LIQT) announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter and first half ended June 30, 2015 on Thursday, August 13, 2015 before the market opens. LiqTech International, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LIQT) ended the last trading day at $0.80. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 9.46% and price to cash ratio as 10.16. LiqTech International, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LIQT) showed a weekly performance of 2.56%.

Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) shares decreased -1.60% in last trading session and ended the day at $19.67. NX Gross Margin is 21.10% and its return on assets is 2.50%. Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) quarterly performance is 4.63%.

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