Morning Buzz: eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY), Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS), Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. (NYSE:AHP), Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK), SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA)

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of $750 million of its 6.00% Notes due 2056 (the “Notes”) at an initial public offering price of $25 per Note, plus accrued interest, if any. eBay expects the offering to close on February 29, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions. eBay intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include capital expenditures, share repurchases, repayment of indebtedness and possible acquisitions.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 27.40% and weekly performance is 2.76%. On last trading day company shares ended up at $24.18. eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 6.73%.

Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) reported fourth quarter and FY 2015 GAAP revenue growth of 4% and 8%, respectively, and non-GAAP revenue growth of 4% and 7%, respectively, all in constant currency. Recurring revenue, which is comprised of lease license and annual maintenance revenue, totaled 70% of non-GAAP revenue for the fourth quarter and 72% for the year.

Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) shares moved down -2.68% in last trading session and ended the day at $84.22. ANSS Gross Margin is 84.10% and its return on assets is 9.30%. Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) quarterly performance is -8.78%.

Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. (NYSE:AHP) issued the following statement in response to a press release issued by Sessa Capital (“Sessa”) regarding statements made to the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”), as well as Sessa’s preliminary proxy statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on February 12, 2016.

On 25 February, Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. (NYSE:AHP) shares advanced 1.84% and was closed at $10.50. AHP EPS growth in last 5 year was 15.40%. Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. (NYSE:AHP) year to date (YTD) performance is -27.59%.

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) will host a groundbreaking ceremony On 2 March, for the new 1,640 megawatt combined-cycle natural gas plant in Citrus County that will help serve Florida’s 1.7 million customers starting in 2018.

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) ended the last trading day at $76.44. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.70% and price to cash ratio as 61.40. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) showed a weekly performance of 0.30%.

SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) was upgraded by investment analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Monday, Market reports. The firm currently has a $49.25 target price on the stock. Vetr‘s price target points to a potential upside of 9.35% from the company’s previous close.

SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 8.50% and weekly performance is -0.86%. On last trading day company shares ended up at $42.75. SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -5.55%.

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