Why Need to Watch: Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD), Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDVN), Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC), Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Boyd Gaming Co. (NYSE:BYD) had its price objective lifted by Barclays from $19.00 to $21.00 in a report issued on Thursday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The brokerage currently has an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Barclays’ target price points to a potential upside of 28.83% from the stock’s previous close.

Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 2.10% and weekly performance is 8.22%. On last trading day company shares ended up at $17.64. Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 0.62%.

On 25 February, Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDVN) reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2015. Medivation’s non-GAAP collaboration revenue for the fourth quarter of 2015, which excludes collaboration revenue related to upfront and milestone payments, was $202.7 million compared with $133.3 million for the same period in 2014 (+52% vs. prior year) and $695.4 million for the full year 2015 compared with $389.4 million in 2014 (+79% vs. prior year).

Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDVN) shares advanced 8.78% in last trading session and ended the day at $35.57. MDVN return on assets is 28.10%. Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDVN) quarterly performance is -12.43%.

Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc (NYSE:HTGC) announced a dividend. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 7th will be paid a dividend of 0.31 per share on Monday, March 14th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 3rd.

On 26 February, Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) shares advanced 2.90% and was closed at $11.00. HTGC EPS growth in last 5 year was 24.30%. Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) year to date (YTD) performance is -9.76%.

Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) announced that it will host a conference call and webcast at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time) on Monday, February 29, 2016, to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2015 financial results and provide a corporate update. Arena will issue a press release with its financial results after the NASDAQ Global Select Market closes that day.

On 26 February, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) shares advanced 2.00% and was closed at $1.53. ARNA EPS growth in last 5 year was 20.30%. Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) year to date (YTD) performance is -19.47%.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) said that it will increase base prices for all of its stainless steel products, effective with shipments on March 1, 2016. For commodity sheet and strip, specialty sheet and strip, and pipe and tube sheet and strip products, the increase will be achieved through a reduction in the functional discount of two percentage points.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) ended the last trading day at $2.74. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 6.52% and price to cash ratio as 8.61. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) showed a weekly performance of 8.73%.

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