News Buzz: Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE:LEE), Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. (NASDAQ:MTBC), BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:BSTC), JD.com, Inc.

Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE:LEE) announced that the company has repurchased an additional $10 million of its 9.5% Notes at an attractive discount with the remaining proceeds from a previously announced insurance settlement.

Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE:LEE) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 3.80% and weekly performance is 0.79%. On last trading day company shares ended up at $1.28. Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE:LEE) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -13.34%.

On 17 February, Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. (NASDAQ:MTBC) announced the acquisition of Gulf Coast Billing, Inc. (“GCB”), a revenue cycle management company based in the Houston, Texas area.

Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. (NASDAQ:MTBC) shares decreased -4.02% in last trading session and ended the day at $0.75. MTBC Gross Margin is 43.50% and its return on assets is -28.00%. Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. (NASDAQ:MTBC) quarterly performance is -48.98%.

California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its stake in, BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:BSTC) by 1.5% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 9,127 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 132 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System owned approximately 0.13% of BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. worth $392,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

On 24 February, BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:BSTC) shares moved up 4.70% and was closed at $40.07. BSTC EPS growth in last 5 year was 32.40%. BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:BSTC) year to date (YTD) performance is -6.75%.

JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) said that, after making its runway debut at Milan Fashion Week last year, China’s largest direct sales online retailer JD.com is continuing its high-fashion push with an upcoming New York Fashion Week show that highlights emerging Chinese designers. Taking place on February 17, the event will feature the collections of five designers chosen in collaboration with the Milan-based Europe Design Center.

JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) ended the last trading day at $25.68. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 3.81% and price to cash ratio as 10.81. JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) showed a weekly performance of -0.16%.

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) is looking to hire 150 people to open its new store at 800 NE Missouri 291 in Lee’s Summit. In partnership with Snagajob, Sprouts is hosting walk-in interviews today until 5p.m. at Unity Village Conference Center, 1901 NW Blue Parkway.

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) shares moved up 1.69% in last trading session and ended the day at $25.21. SFM Gross Margin is 29.30% and its return on assets is 8.40%. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) quarterly performance is 7.37%.

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