Stocks in News: Alliance Healthcare Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIQ), Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK), Discovery Communications, Inc.

Alliance Healthcare Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIQ) announced that Rhonda Longmore-Grund has accepted the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as part of a planned transition. Howard Aihara will step down from the CFO role once the 2015 Audit and 10K filing is complete, and will serve in an advisory capacity following that until the end of April. Aihara, who has been with the Company for 15 years, is stepping down to pursue other interests.

Alliance Healthcare Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIQ) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is 1.90% and weekly performance is 0.28%. On last trading day company shares ended up at $7.15. Alliance Healthcare Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIQ) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -4.14%.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) said that, its Wealth Management announced that it has launched a new manager analysis screening and scoring process for fixed income developed by the Firm’s Global Investment Manager Analysis team (GIMA).

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) shares fell -1.83% in last trading session and ended the day at $24.70. MS Gross Margin is 87.80% and its return on assets is 0.70%. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) quarterly performance is -26.07%.

On 24 February, Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) said that, it’s the first to run 5G on a commercially available base station. That’s a significant claim not only because the 5G standards have not yet been written, but for operators like Verizon (NYSE: VZ), it means they can launch pre-5G sooner rather than later.

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 21.50% and weekly performance is -2.58%. On last trading day company shares ended up at $6.03. Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -10.62%.

On 18 February, Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) reported fourth-quarter profit of $219 million. The operator of cable TV channels such as TLC and Animal Planet posted revenue of $1.65 billion in the period.

Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) ended the last trading day at $25.00. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 3.19% and price to cash ratio as 25.96. Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) showed a weekly performance of -4.54%.

On 24 February, Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) announced earnings of $292 million, or $2.11 per share, for 2015 compared with earnings of $313 million, or $2.40 per share, for 2014. Fourth quarter 2015 earnings were $39 million, or $0.28 per share, compared with earnings of $43 million, or $0.33 per share, for the fourth quarter 2014.

Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) shares advanced 0.77% in last trading session and ended the day at $43.46. WR Gross Margin is 63.80% and its return on assets is 2.80%. Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) quarterly performance is 4.20%.

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