What’s Hot Today: Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL), Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIMT), CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA), Towne Bank (NASDAQ:TOWN), Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS)

On 27 July, Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) announced that it has appointed Carin S. Knickel to the Company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Knickel served as Vice President, Human Resources of ConocoPhillips, Inc. from 2003 until her retirement in 2012.Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is -17.00% and weekly performance is -15.15%. On last trading day company shares ended up $18.99. Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -36.48%.

Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIMT) announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 10 million shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $16.00 per share, before underwriting discounts and commissions. Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIMT) shares advanced 50.63% in last trading session and ended the day at $24.10.

CA Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Xceedium, Inc., a provider of privileged identity management solutions that protect on-premise, cloud and hybrid IT environments. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close within the quarter. On 06 August, CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) shares moved down -0.96% and was closed at $28.92. CA EPS growth in last 5 year was 4.70%. CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) year to date (YTD) performance is -3.52%.

Towne Bank (NASDAQ:TOWN) ended the last trading day at $18.02. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.19% and price to cash ratio as 3.23. Towne Bank (NASDAQ:TOWN) showed a weekly performance of 2.56%.

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) reported Revenues for the quarter were $1.26 billion, reflecting a revenue contraction of 4 percent, compared to $1.31 billion in the prior year. Operating income from continuing operations for the quarter was $64 million compared to an operating loss from continuing operations of $410 million in the prior year. The current quarter includes a $29 million loss on the Plainfield Renewable Energy facility (“Plainfield”) due to a price reduction and classification of Plainfield as held for sale. The company closed the sale of Plainfield on July 24, 2015. The prior year quarter included $510 million of impairment losses. Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) shares moved down -1.77% in last trading session and ended the day at $43.23. LDOS Gross Margin is 13.10% and its return on assets is -10.50%. Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) quarterly performance is 2.47%.

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