Stock Highlights: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS), Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG), Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE:CODI)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 19.00% and weekly performance is 5.03%. On last trading day company shares ended up $57.23. Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 10.01%. Vetr upgraded shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Wednesday, MarketBeat reports. They currently have $53.42 target price on the casino operator’s stock.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) shares moved up 0.19% in last trading session and ended the day at $73.45. OXY Gross Margin is 61.50% and its return on assets is 0.60%. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) quarterly performance is -4.61%. Occidental Petroleum (NYSE: OXY) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.75 per share, or $3 annualized.
The dividend will be payable on October 15, 2015, to stockholders of record on September 10, 2015, with an ex-dividend date of September 8, 2015.

On 13 July, NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG) shares increased 0.94% and was closed at $15.01. NSTG EPS growth in last 5 year was 40.20%. NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG) year to date (YTD) performance is 7.75%. NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG) announced that Alessandra Cesano, M.D., Ph.D. has been named Chief Medical Officer, effective July 6, 2015.

Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) ended the last trading day at $75.17. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.30% and price to cash ratio as 5.47. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) showed a weekly performance of 2.23%. Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) is buying medical device business RF Surgical Systems Inc. for $235 million. The Carlsbad, California-based target focuses on detecting and preventing surgical items, such as sponges, gauze or towels, from being left inside patients after surgery. R

Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE:CODI) shares moved up 0.84% in last trading session and ended the day at $16.82. CODI Gross Margin is 29.10% and its return on assets is 17.20%. Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE:CODI) quarterly performance is 0.96%. Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE:CODI) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.36 per share. The distribution for the three months ended June 30, 2015 is payable on July 29, 2015 to all holders of record as of July 22, 2015.

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