Morning Buzz: Prothena Corporation plc (NASDAQ:PRTA), Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P), Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE:GOV), LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO)

On 4 August, Prothena Corporation plc (NASDAQ:PRTA) reported financial results for the second quarter and first six months of 2015 and provided an update on its lead programs. Prothena reported a net loss of $18.3 million and $33.5 million for the second quarter and first six months of 2015, respectively, as compared to net income of $1.3 million and $19.1 million for the second quarter and first six months of 2014, respectively. Prothena Corporation plc (NASDAQ:PRTA) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is 0.06%. On last trading day company shares ended up $66.89. Prothena Corporation plc (NASDAQ:PRTA) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 27.25%.

Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Piper Jaffray in a research note issued on Monday. They currently have a $23.00 price target on the Internet radio service’s stock. Piper Jaffray’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 33.72% from the stock’s current price. Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P) shares advanced 0.17% in last trading session and ended the day at $17.81. P Gross Margin is 46.10% and its return on assets is -7.30%. Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P) quarterly performance is -1.00%.

On 30 July, Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE:GOV) announced its financial results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. Net loss determined in accordance with GAAP was $224.5 million, or $3.19 per diluted share, for the six months ended June 30, 2015, compared to net income of $29.8 million, or $0.54 per diluted share, for the six months ended June 30, 2014. On 05 August, Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE:GOV) shares decreased -2.86% and was closed at $16.63. GOV EPS growth in last 5 year was -12.90%. Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE:GOV) year to date (YTD) performance is -23.18%.

On 22 July, LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. The Company expects to increase its third quarter hotel EBITDA margin between 100 basis points and 150 basis points compared to the same prior year period, generating adjusted EBITDA of $121.0 million to $124.0 million and adjusted FFO per share/unit of $0.87 to $0.90.LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) ended the last trading day at $32.37. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.95% and price to cash ratio as 137.65. LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) showed a weekly performance of -4.54%.

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