Trader’s Watch List: Ceres, Inc. (NASDAQ:CERE), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY), SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI), SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD), Bio-Techne Corp. (NASDAQ:TECH)

Ceres, Inc. (NASDAQ:CERE) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its weekly performance is 36.52%. On last trading day company shares ended up $2.43. Ceres, Inc. (NASDAQ:CERE) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 6.92%. Ceres, Inc. (NASDAQ:CERE) said that, it has been awarded a U.S. patent for a genetic sequence derived from soybean, covering uses of the gene in areas such as research, product development and plant transformation. The company believes that its gene is useful in regulating key biosynthetic processes that are the target of a class of commercial herbicides. Ceres plans to offer other seed companies a commercial license to the innovation, including an opportunity for exclusivity in certain crops.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) shares advanced 1.99% in last trading session and ended the day at $60.56. EBAY Gross Margin is 67.80% and its return on assets is 6.80%. eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) quarterly performance is 3.45%. On 26 May, eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) said that, it is working on a new shipping service that may rival Amazon Prime, and has plans for a new advertising service that will allow some sellers to elevate their listings among the masses.

On 28 May, SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) shares advanced 0.05% and was closed at $43.01. STI EPS growth in last 5 year was 23.00%. SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) year to date (YTD) performance is 3.73%. SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) announced a cash dividend, payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased STI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $42.9, the dividend yield is 2.24%.

SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) shares decreased -0.83% in last trading session and ended the day at $1.20. SD Gross Margin is 65.80% and its return on assets is -12.40%. SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) quarterly performance is -36.51%. SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) announced the commencement of a private offering of $1 billion in aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2020.

Bio-Techne Corp. (NASDAQ:TECH) shares decreased -0.38% in last trading session and ended the day at $101.95. TECH Gross Margin is 68.30% and its return on assets is 10.50%. Bio-Techne Corp. (NASDAQ:TECH) quarterly performance is 3.82%. Bio-Techne Corp. (NASDAQ:TECH) was upgraded by Zacks from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday.

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