Morning Buzz: Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), Medgenics, Inc. (NYSEMKT:MDGN), Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ALSN), Zhaopin Ltd. (NYSE:ZPIN), Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT)

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 3.20% and weekly performance is 2.34%. On last trading day company shares ended up $66.87. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 11.68%. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) declared a regular cash dividend on common stock of 40 cents a share. It will be paid on Sept. 2 to holders of record at the close of business on Aug. 4.

Medgenics, Inc. (NYSEMKT:MDGN) shares increased 0.62% in last trading session and ended the day at $6.51. MDGN return on assets is -91.50%. Medgenics, Inc. (NYSEMKT:MDGN) quarterly performance is -29.32%. Medgenics, Inc. (NYSE MKT:MDGN), announced that it has been added to the Russell 3000(R) and Russell Global Indexes as part of Russell Investments’ annual reconstitution that took place after market close on June 26, 2015.

On 13 July, Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ALSN) shares increased 1.13% and was closed at $29.49. ALSN EPS growth in last 5 year was 22.00%. Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ALSN) year to date (YTD) performance is -12.18%. On 30 June, it was reported Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ALSN) announced that it has been working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) as they consider revisions to the ‘Phase I’ Model Year 2014-2018 rule regarding fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emission (GHG) standards for medium and heavy-duty vehicles.

Zhaopin Ltd. (NYSE:ZPIN) ended the last trading day at $15.26. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 5.09% and price to cash ratio as 3.72. Zhaopin Ltd. (NYSE:ZPIN) showed a weekly performance of 2.21%. Citigroup Inc. started coverage on shares of Zhaopin (NYSE:ZPIN) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning, reports. The firm issued a buy rating and a $20.30 price target on the stock.

Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) shares moved up 1.08% in last trading session and ended the day at $75.17. MDT Gross Margin is 68.90% and its return on assets is 4.50%. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) quarterly performance is -3.24%. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire RF Surgical Systems, Inc., a medical device company based in Carlsbad, Calif., focused on the detection and prevention of retained surgical items (sponge, gauze or towel) for approximately $235 million. Additional terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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