News Buzz: WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX), American Capital, Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS), Fitbit Inc. (NYSE:FIT), Ciber, Inc. (NYSE:CBR), NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE)

WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) second-quarter 2015 results reflect 38 percent growth in oil volumes vs. a year ago as the company successfully executes on the transition of its historically gas-weighted portfolio to more oil production and more oil inventory. Second-quarter 2015 reported financial results reflect higher liquids production, a gain on the sale of transportation contracts in the Northeast and a 16 percent decrease in cash operating expenses, excluding exploration and DD&A expense, vs. a year ago. WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 7.30% and weekly performance is -18.45%. On last trading day company shares ended up $7.38. WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -35.79%.

American Capital Ltd (NASDAQ:ACAS) on Wednesday reported second-quarter net earnings of $62 million or $0.22 per share compared with $0.76 per share last year. Net operating income for the quarter was $0.24 per share compared with $0.09 per share a year ago. American Capital, Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) belongs to Financial sector. Its net profit margin is 70.10% and weekly performance is -2.04%. On last trading day company shares ended up $12.95. American Capital, Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -5.61%.

Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE:FIT) reported net income for the second quarter of $17.7 million or $0.07 per share, compared to $14.8 million or $0.07 per share for the year-ago quarter. Excluding items, adjusted net income for the second quarter was $51.3 million or $0.21 per share, compared to $18.3 million or $0.09 per share in the prior year quarter. Fitbit Inc. (NYSE:FIT) shares moved up 3.92% in last trading session and ended the day at $51.64. FIT Gross Margin is 49.50% and its return on assets is 17.30%.

Ciber, Inc. (NYSE:CBR) on July 30, reported second-quarter net income of $1.1 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Greenwood Village, Colorado-based company said it had profit of 1 cent. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs and amortization costs, came to 2 cents per share. Ciber, Inc. (NYSE:CBR) ended the last trading day at $3.24. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 5.58% and price to cash ratio as 14.57. Ciber, Inc. (NYSE:CBR) showed a weekly performance of 2.86%.

On June 30, NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) and its Chairman, Phil Knight, announced actions that will provide long-term stability in the ownership and governance of the company including transfer of ownership of Phil Knight’s shares to a Limited Liability Company. Concurrent with today’s announcement, Knight and the NIKE Board of Directors also announced the start of a succession planning process that will conclude in the appointment of NIKE’s next Chairman. Knight has informed the NIKE Board of Directors of his recommendation to have Mark Parker, NIKE’s President and Chief Executive Officer since 2006, succeed him as Chairman. NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) shares advanced 0.85% in last trading session and ended the day at $116.75. NKE Gross Margin is 46.00% and its return on assets is 16.40%. NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) quarterly performance is 16.81%.

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