Stocks in News: Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ:BGFV), Targa Resources Corp. (NYSE:TRGP)

Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA) reported second-quarter 2015 pro forma earnings of $1.28 per share, outpacing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.02 by 25.5% and increasing 16.4% from the comparable year-ago period. The upswing in earnings was caused by higher operating income at Flight Systems Group and Space Systems Group. Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA) belongs to Industrial Goods sector. Its net profit margin is 16.00% and weekly performance is 9.52%. On last trading day company shares ended up $76.82. Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 5.00%.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) now has updated its paid leave policy for new mothers and fathers.The new policy was announced in a post on their website earlier this week and forms part of the streaming giant’s “freedom and responsibility” culture. Parents can also take seven to 12 weeks of paid “baby bonding” time during their child’s first year. They might choose to return to work part-time or to come back full time for a few months and then leave again. We’ll just keep paying them normally, eliminating the headache of switching to state or disability pay. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 13.00% and weekly performance is -0.55%. On last trading day company shares ended up $46.62. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 1.41%.
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Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ:BGFV) reported financial results for the fiscal 2015 second quarter ended June 28, 2015.For the fiscal 2015 second quarter, net sales increased to $240.4 million from net sales of $231.2 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2014. Same store sales increased 1.7% for the second quarter of fiscal 2015. On 06 August, Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ:BGFV) shares advanced 0.36% and was closed at $11.01. BGFV EPS growth in last 5 year was -7.90%. Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ:BGFV) year to date (YTD) performance is -23.64%.

Targa Resources Corp. (NYSE:TRGP) reported second quarter results. Second quarter 2015 net income attributable to Targa Resources Partners was $45.8 million compared to $108.8 million for the second quarter of 2014. Net income per diluted limited partner unit was $0.01 in the second quarter of 2015 compared to $0.64 for the second quarter of 2014. Targa Resources Corp. (NYSE:TRGP) ended the last trading day at $76.76. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 6.13% and price to cash ratio as 25.19. Targa Resources Corp. (NYSE:TRGP) showed a weekly performance of -14.40%.

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