Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) will offer thousands of dollars in cash bonuses to employees who refer women, minorities, and veterans to its workforce. The chipmaker will pay up to $4,000 in bonuses to employees who refer a woman, minority, or veteran to its workforce, the company confirmed in a statement to the Wall Street Journal on Monday. The fee is double Intel’s current referral bonus and viewed by the company as a way to increase chances of having women and minorities receive more representation in a job applicant pool that has disproportionately consisted of white men. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) shares advanced 0.28% in last trading session and ended the day at $29.13. INTC Gross Margin is 63.50% and its return on assets is 12.90%. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) quarterly performance is -10.75%.
Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) is slowly completing the full circle of the devices that are compatible with its game streaming platform, PlayStation Now. Previously, the service was limited to PS4 and PS3 along with some of the Smart TVs from Samsung. This was pretty ironic as the company left out its own TV devices. That changes today as Sony finally made PS Now available to its portable handheld, PS Vita and the PS TV as well. Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) ended the last trading day at $27.36. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.67% and price to cash ratio as 2.28. Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) showed a weekly performance of -6.43%.
Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN), reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. We are very pleased to report results for the second quarter that once again exceeded our expectations across all metrics. Total revenue for the second quarter was $30.3 million, up 23% year-over-year. Our solid top line growth was complemented by a significant improvement in our EBITDA margin of over 2,000 basis points from a year ago. Bookings were another highlight as we set a new second quarter record. Given our strong results, we are increasing our revenue and bottom line guidance for 2015. On 04 August, Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN) shares remains unchanged and was closed at $4.93. Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN) year to date (YTD) performance is 10.04%.
Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE: OFC) has agreed to acquire 100 Light Street and its 560-space structured parking garage, 30 Light Street (together, “100 Light” or the “Transamerica Building”) in downtown Baltimore for $121.0 million. The 37-story office building contains 549,300 rentable square feet and, at June 30, 2015, was 94% leased to credit-worthy tenants, the largest three of which are Transamerica Life Insurance Company (28% of the building), Miles & Stockbridge (21%) and Ober | Kaler (17%). Located at the corner of Light and Pratt Streets – “Main & Main” in the Pratt Street Corridor – 100 Light is the tallest building in the state of Maryland. Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) ended the last trading day at $22.82. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.70% and price to cash ratio as 490.32. Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) showed a weekly performance of -2.56%.
Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) announced it will report its second quarter financial results for the period ended June 30, 2015, in a conference call with investors. My Chung, president and chief executive officer, and Dale Messick, chief financial officer, will host the call on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. (EDT). Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) shares moved up 0.85% in last trading session and ended the day at $1.19. LUNA Gross Margin is 38.50% and its return on assets is 12.10%. Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) quarterly performance is -12.50%.