News Buzz: Hutchinson Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:HTCH), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), Orion Energy Systems, Inc (NASDAQ:OESX), Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME), Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR)

On 30 July, Hutchinson Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:HTCH) announced that it expects to begin shipping prototypes of a new Shape Memory Alloy Optical Image Stabilization (SMA OIS) actuator to tier 1 camera module manufacturers in early August. Hutchinson Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:HTCH) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is -13.60% and weekly performance is 17.93%. On last trading day company shares ended up $1.71. Hutchinson Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:HTCH) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -3.94%.

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced a cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 02, 2015. Shareholders who purchased PFE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PFE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $36.15, the dividend yield is 3.1%.Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) shares moved down -0.80% in last trading session and ended the day at $35.82. PFE Gross Margin is 81.30% and its return on assets is 5.30%. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) quarterly performance is 7.05%.

On 4 August, Orion Energy Systems, Inc (NASDAQ:OESX) announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 first quarter ended June 30, 2015, highlighted by strong LED sales and solid gross margin expansion. Total revenue for the fiscal 2016 first quarter was $16.6 million, an increase of 24.6% compared to $13.3 million in the prior-year period. Lighting revenue for the fiscal 2016 first quarter increased 35% compared to the prior-year period. On 05 August, Orion Energy Systems, Inc (NASDAQ:OESX) shares moved down -2.55% and was closed at $2.11. OESX EPS growth in last 5 year was -55.00%. Orion Energy Systems, Inc (NASDAQ:OESX) year to date (YTD) performance is -61.73%.

Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME) reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. The Company reported gross profit of $25.8 million, or 27.7% as a percentage of revenues, for the second quarter of 2015, versus$20.4 million, or 28.4% as a percentage of revenues, in the second quarter of 2014.Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME) ended the last trading day at $14.70. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.93% and price to cash ratio as 1596.42. Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME) showed a weekly performance of 5.30%.

On 4 August, Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) announced earnings of $64 million, or $0.47 per share, for the second quarter 2015 compared with earnings of $53 million, or $0.41 per share, for the second quarter 2014. Earnings for the six months ended June 30, 2015 were $115 million, or $0.85 per share, compared with $122 million, or $0.95 per share, for the same period in 2014.Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) shares moved down -0.16% in last trading session and ended the day at $37.23. WR Gross Margin is 48.80% and its return on assets is 3.60%. Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) quarterly performance is 3.91%.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *