Worth Watching Stocks: Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS), FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK), Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)

Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 26.10% and weekly performance is -9.70%. On last trading day company shares ended up $14.43. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -14.06%. Richard Robuck, vice president of finance for Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS), said the company’s hedges worked perfectly. The cash infusion gave Oasis the time it needed to cut back from 16 drilling rigs to four, which will allow the company to spend less than it brings in, even at lower prices. Oasis also has a “very supportive lender group,” plenty of room on its credit line and a plan to add new hedges for next year.

FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) shares moved down -4.43% in last trading session and ended the day at $39.65. FTI Gross Margin is 24.20% and its return on assets is 10.20%. FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) quarterly performance is 7.28%. On June 22, FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) announced that it has received an order from BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Ltd. to supply subsea production systems for Well Clusters 3-5 of the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the Caspian Sea. The order has an estimated value of $297 million in revenue and is in addition to the initial order for Well Clusters 1-2 received in 2014 from BP, the operator of the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project. The Shah Deniz field is located offshore in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea, approximately 100km south of Baku.

On 01 July, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 31.30% and weekly performance is -2.19%. On last trading day company shares ended up $86.91. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 6.65%. On June 23, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) says it has developed a way to recognize people in photos even if their faces are obscured.“We can easily picture Charlie Chaplin’s mustache, hat and cane or Oprah Winfrey’s curly volume hair,” Facebook said in a paper presented earlier this month. “Yet, examples like these are beyond the capabilities of even the most advanced face recognizers.”

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is 27.00% and weekly performance is -1.10%. On last trading day company shares ended up $57.60. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -2.07%. On June 26, Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) known as MSD announced that outside the United States and Canada, will hold its second-quarter 2015 sales and earnings conference call with institutional investors and analysts at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 28. During the call, company executives will provide an overview of Merck’s performance for the quarter.

Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) shares moved down -4.75% in last trading session and ended the day at $9.83. PEIX Gross Margin is 6.50% and its return on assets is 9.40%. Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) quarterly performance is -11.84%. Sacramento-based Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) announced it closed the acquisition of a large Midwestern ethanol producer, which more than doubles the company’s capacity.

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