Why Making Dramatic Moves: Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM), Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK), NewMarket (NYSE:NEU)

Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is 32.40% and weekly performance is -3.97%. On last trading day company shares ended up $388.23. Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -1.85%. Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) dropped the most since April after Cowen & Co. said the biotechnology company’s stock price faces risk from data coming later this month on a drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease.

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) shares advanced 1.15% in last trading session and ended the day at $99.53. JNJ Gross Margin is 69.30% and its return on assets is 15.70%. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) quarterly performance is -1.77%. On July 06, it was announced that Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) By Wells Fargo Securities ($47.01, July 1, 2015). Based on second-quarter-to-date IMS data, we see the potential for outperformance from several of Johnson & Johnson’s key U.S. drugs that in aggregate could deliver some modest upside in the second quarter, although we expect this strength to be largely offset by weaker-than-expected Olysio sales.

On 10 July, Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 9.20% and weekly performance is -4.86%. On last trading day company shares ended up $22.52. Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -11.31%. Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) declared that it now beneficially owns 22,299,999 common shares of TMAC Resources Inc. through its indirect subsidiary, Hope Bay Mining Ltd. The security holding follows the completion of an initial public offering (“IPO”) of its common shares by TMAC Resources, a Canada-based mineral exploration and development company.

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is 27.00% and weekly performance is 0.49%. On last trading day company shares ended up $57.95. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -1.50%. Allergan PLC said on July 07, that it has reached a deal to buy the exclusive world-wide rights to two of Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) experimental migraine drugs for an upfront payment of $250 million. Merck could also receive milestone and royalty payments based on commercialization of the two calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor antagonists, which are being developed for treatment and prevention of migraines.

NewMarket Corporation (NYSE:NEU) shares advanced 1.18% in last trading session and ended the day at $448.50. NEU Gross Margin is 29.50% and its return on assets is 23.50%. NewMarket Corporation (NYSE:NEU) quarterly performance is -5.15%. NewMarket Corporation (NYSE:NEU) announced that it will release second quarter 2015 earnings at the close of business on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. The earnings announcement will also be available on the company’s website at www.NewMarket.com beginning Wednesday, July 29, 2015. A conference call and Internet webcast is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 29, to review second quarter 2015 financial results.

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