Stocks in Focus: BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX),, RealPage, Inc. (NASDAQ:RP), Sanofi (NYSE:SNY), Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:SMI)

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is -8.60% and weekly performance is -3.39%. On last trading day company shares ended up $7.69. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -18.60%. Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY) Monday announced the appointment of Carl Wiese as President of Global Sales, responsible for go-to-market strategy. He will replace John Sims, who left the company. Wiese has been with Cisco and most recently as its senior vice president of global collaboration business. He has extensive experience in enterprise software and emerging technology solutions and previously held executive positions at Apple, Avaya, Lucent and Texas Instruments.

Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) shares moved down -0.20% in last trading session and ended the day at $45.95. STX Gross Margin is 28.10% and its return on assets is 19.20%. Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) quarterly performance is -16.56%. Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX), a world leader in storage solutions, announced it is integrating IBM® Spectrum Scale™ software with its ClusterStor™ High Performance Computing (HPC) storage to deliver a new software defined storage appliance. The new appliance will help users manage the demands of data-intensive workloads, such as genomic research, computer aided design, digital media, data analytics, financial model analysis and electronic design simulations.

On 10 July, RealPage, Inc. (NASDAQ:RP) shares advanced 1.00% and was closed at $19.23. RP EPS growth in last 5 year was -18.20%. RealPage, Inc. (NASDAQ:RP) year to date (YTD) performance is -12.43%. U.S. apartment rent growth is at a 15-year high, according to MPF Research, the rental market intelligence division of RealPage, Inc. (NASDAQ: RP). Mid-2015 new resident rents topped mid-2014 rates by 5.2 percent, with that annual growth including a price bump of 2.5 percent occurring during April to June. Both the annual and quarterly rent growth figures are the biggest hikes in those performance metrics seen since the 1999-2000 timeframe.

Sanofi SA (ADR) (NYSE:SNY) ended the last trading day at $51.49. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.78% and price to cash ratio as 15.65. Sanofi SA (ADR) (NYSE:SNY) showed a weekly performance of 4.08%. On July 8, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Sanofi SA (ADR) (NYSE:SNY) announced that the Phase 3 ODYSSEY JAPAN trial of the investigational therapy Praluent® (alirocumab) Injection met its primary endpoint. At week 24, patients in the Praluent group experienced an average 64 percent greater reduction from baseline in their bad cholesterol, known as low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), when added to current standard of care including statins, compared to standard of care alone (p less than 0.0001). Patients were started on the lower dose of 75 mg, with the option to adjust their dose to 150 mg if they had not achieved their LDL-C goal (as defined by the Japan Atherosclerosis Society guidelines) at week 8. At week 24, 97 percent of patients in the Praluent group reached their LDL-C treatment goal, compared to 10 percent for placebo (p less than 0.0001). Ninety-nine percent of patients treated with Praluent remained on the lower dose; two patients required adjustment to the higher dose.

Semiconductor Manufacturing Int’l (ADR) (NYSE:SMI) shares advanced 6.17% in last trading session and ended the day at $4.99. SMI Gross Margin is 26.50% and its return on assets is 3.60%. Semiconductor Manufacturing Int’l (ADR) (NYSE:SMI) quarterly performance is -17.25%.

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