Today’s Hot List: Patriot National, Inc. (NYSE:PN), Triangle Petroleum Corporation (NYSEMKT:TPLM), ConnectOne Bancorp (NASDAQ:CNOB), Extended Stay America (NYSE:STAY), Noodles & Company (NASDAQ:NDLS)

Patriot National, Inc. (NYSE: PN), announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015, increased its outlook for 2015, and established initial 2016 guidance. Total revenues were $47.3 million for the second quarter of 2015, compared with $15.7 million in the second quarter of 2014. The increase in fee income during the second quarter of 2015 was primarily due to the Company’s acquisitions completed in August 2014and the acquisitions closed during the six months ended June 30, 2015. Patriot National, Inc. (NYSE:PN) belongs to Financial sector. Its net profit margin is 39.20% and weekly performance is -10.09%. On last trading day company shares ended up $17.02. Patriot National, Inc. (NYSE:PN) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -1.35%.

Jonathan Samuels, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Triangle Petroleum Corporation (NYSEMKT:TPLM), and Justin Bliffen, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, volunteered to the Company’s Compensation Committee to take temporary pay cuts in light of the current oil and gas pricing environment. On August 1, 2015, Mr. Samuels and Mr. Bliffen each executed a waiver agreeing to take base salary pay cuts of 50% and 20%, respectively, through the end of the Company’s fiscal year (January 31, 2016) as the Company continues to focus on per share profitability. In appreciation of the voluntary pay cuts, the Compensation Committee stipulated that it would retain discretion to return Mr. Samuels’ and Mr. Bliffen’s base salaries to the levels provided in their employment agreements prior to fiscal year-end based on changes in macro-economic or other Company specific conditions. Triangle Petroleum Corporation (NYSEMKT:TPLM) shares moved up 8.06% in last trading session and ended the day at $4.02. TPLM Gross Margin is 46.80% and its return on assets is -5.80%. Triangle Petroleum Corporation (NYSEMKT:TPLM) quarterly performance is -29.60%.

ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNOB) reported an earnings surprise of -5.56% when the company last reported earnings for the period ending on 2015-06-30. The reported EPS of $0.34 was $-0.02 away from what Wall Street analysts had expected. A significant surprise factor often results in stock volatility and sharp price movements following the earnings announcement. On 12 August, ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNOB) shares fell -1.70% and was closed at $20.22. CNOB EPS growth in last 5 year was 26.90%. ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNOB) year to date (YTD) performance is 6.42%.

Extended Stay America (NASDAQ:STAY) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 13th will be paid a dividend of 0.17 per share on Thursday, August 27th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.67%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 11th. Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY) ended the last trading day at $18.65. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.66% and price to cash ratio as 55.95. Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY) showed a weekly performance of -0.66%.

Noodles & Company (NASDAQ:NDLS) announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2015. Total revenue increased $15.7 million in the second quarter of 2015, or 15.9%, to $115.2 million, compared with $99.5 million in the second quarter of 2014. This increase was the result of new restaurants opened system-wide since the beginning of the second quarter of 2014, the acquisition of 20 franchise restaurants during the past twelve months, and a modest increase in sales at our company-owned comparable base restaurants.Noodles & Company (NASDAQ:NDLS) shares moved up 0.87% in last trading session and ended the day at $12.74. NDLS Gross Margin is 43.50% and its return on assets is 3.10%. Noodles & Company (NASDAQ:NDLS) quarterly performance is -19.82%.

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