Top News: Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL), JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO), Winthrop Realty Trust (NYSE:FUR), Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA)

Stock analysts at Credit Suisse cut their price target on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) from $32.00 to $29.00 in a research report issued on Friday. The brokerage presently has a “neutral” rating on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock. Credit Suisse’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 61.83% from the company’s previous close. Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is -17.00% and weekly performance is -12.54%. On last trading day company shares ended up $17.92. Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -39.50%.

On 29 July, JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO) announced that the special committee of its board of directors (the “Special Committee”), formed to consider the proposal from a buyer group (the “Buyer Group”) comprised of Mr. Baofang Jin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, and Jinglong Group Co., Ltd., a British Virgin Islands company of which Mr. Baofang Jin is the sole director, to acquire all of the outstanding shares of the Company not currently owned by the Buyer Group members in a going private transaction (the “Proposed Transaction”), confirms the retention of Houlihan Lokey (China) Limited as its financial advisor and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP as its legal counsel to assist the Special Committee in its work. JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 4.00% and weekly performance is -1.31%. On last trading day company shares ended up $7.56. JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -7.46%.

Winthrop Realty Trust (NYSE:FUR) announced its financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. After giving effect to the $1.25 per common share liquidating distribution which was paid on June 16, 2015 this current estimate represents an increase in liquidating distributions of $0.09 per common share over the Company’s estimate at March 31, 2015. Winthrop Realty Trust (NYSE:FUR) ended the last trading day at $14.70. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.13% and price to cash ratio as 9.51. Winthrop Realty Trust (NYSE:FUR) showed a weekly performance of -1.28%.

On 5 August, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $87 million. On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had profit of 4 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and to account for discontinued operations, were 39 cents per share. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) shares advanced 2.75% in last trading session and ended the day at $30.69. FOXA Gross Margin is 34.60% and its return on assets is 17.30%. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) quarterly performance is -6.40%.

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