Why Need to Watch: International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM), Idera Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IDRA), Kimco Realty (NYSE:KIM), Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU), Esperion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ESPR)

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 15.90% and weekly performance is 1.13%. On last trading day company shares ended up $166.95. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -1.19%. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) announced that the company’s research division and its partners had succeeded in creating the world’s first 7-nanometer (nm) computer chips. These chips are so small that they are 1,400 times smaller than a single strand of human hair.

Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDRA) shares increased 1.45% in last trading session and ended the day at $3.49. Its return on assets is -56.90%. Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDRA) quarterly performance is -7.92%. On June 29, Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDRA) announced that it has appointed Mark J. Casey as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors.

On 10 July, Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) shares increased 1.06% and was closed at $23.88. KIM EPS growth in last 5 year was 47.90%. Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) year to date (YTD) performance is -3.12%. Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) reported that the company’s transaction activity for the second quarter of 2015 totaled more than $500 million. Highlights include the acquisition of the remaining 24.7% equity interest in the 14-property Kimco Income Fund II portfolio based on a gross value of $341.1 million and the disposition of 16 shopping centers for a gross sales price of $144.0 million. In addition the company sold 6.4 million shares of SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) common stock for $58.6 million.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) ended the last trading day at $94.51. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.01% and price to cash ratio as 272.09. Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) showed a weekly performance of 2.27%. On June 26, Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) announced that it will release its financial results for second quarter 2015 on Friday, July 17, 2015, before the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is 8.24%. On last trading day company shares ended up $90.01. Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -5.30%. On July 07, Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has removed the 240 mg partial clinical hold on ETC-1002 (bempedoic acid). This action by FDA will now allow ETC-1002 to be used at doses above 240 mg in clinical studies. Esperion plans to initiate the Phase 3 clinical program for ETC-1002 in the fourth quarter of this year using the already optimized 180 mg dose.

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