Archive for September 2011

Nasdaq Active Stock in Focus; Netflix Review

Nasdaq Active Stock in Focus; Netflix Review

Netflix Inc.’s (NASDAQ: NFLX) launch of services in Brazil is part of the company’s plans to expand into 43 countries throughout Latin American and Caribbean soon. CEO Reed Hastings said what Netflix seeks to do is connect the world to provide the world’s content to the world’s citizens. - Continue Reading »

Stock Alert for FuelCell Energy (FCEL)

FuelCell Energy (FCEL) manufactures ultra-clean stationary fuel cell power plants that generate electricity with up to twice the efficiency of conventional fossil fuel plants – and with virtually no air pollution. It owns and operates a manufacturing plant in Torrington, Connecticut, with a capacity of 70 MW per year (up to 90 MW per year with full utilization). The Company’s - Continue Reading »

Stock Alerts for MELA Sciences Inc. (MELA)

MELA Sciences (MELA) is a medical technology company focused on developing MelaFind, a non-invasive and objective multi-spectral computer vision system intended to aid in the detection of early melanoma.  The company designed MelaFind to assist in the evaluation of clinically atypical pigmented skin lesions when a dermatologist chooses to obtain additional information before making a final decision to biopsy in - Continue Reading »

CONN’s swings to a Loss in Q2; Shares rally on Earnings Outlook

CONN’s swings to a Loss in Q2; Shares rally on Earnings Outlook

CONN’s Inc. (NASDAQ: CONN) today reported its second-quarter financial results. The company swung to a loss in its second quarter due to store-closure and loan payoff costs, which exacerbated a decline in revenue. For the second quarter ended July 31, 2011, the specialty retailer reported a loss of $3.43 million, or $(0.11) per share, compared with a profit of $1.61 - Continue Reading »

Stock Alert for Agria Corp. (GRO)

Agria Corp. (GRO) is a China-based agriculture company with operations in China and internationally.   In China, the Company engages in research and development, production and sale of seed products, including field corn seeds, edible corn seeds and vegetable seeds.  GRO owns through Agria Asia a 50.01% equity interest in PGW, New Zealand’s largest agricultural services company.  PGG Wrightson reported turnover - Continue Reading »

Biotech Stock to Watch; VIVUS Review

Biotech Stock to Watch; VIVUS Review

VIVUS Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development and commercialization of therapeutic drugs for large underserved markets, last week announced that the U.S. FDA accepted its New Drug Application (NDA) for avanafil for treatment of erectile dysfunction. VIVUS said that the target date for the FDA to complete the review process of the avanafil NDA is April - Continue Reading »

Stock Alert for Oclaro Inc. (OCLR)

Oclaro Inc. (OCLR) is a tier-one provider of optical communications and laser components, modules and subsystems for a broad range of diverse markets, including telecommunications, industrial, scientific, consumer electronics and medical. The Company is a global leader, dedicated to photonics innovation with cutting-edge research and development (R&D) and chip fabrication facilities in the U.S., the UK, Switzerland, Israel, Korea and - Continue Reading »

OTC Stock Alert – Crowne Ventures continues Gains on Smelting Momentum

OTC Stock Alert – Crowne Ventures continues Gains on Smelting Momentum

Crowne Ventures Inc. (PINK: CRWV) surged to gain 10% on the day, moving from momentum generated earlier this week when the company announced plans for its smelting operations at the Gall de Oro and Oro de Rojos properties. The company said that it began contract discussions with the engineering staff at the Penoles smelter facility in Torreon, Mexico. Penoles laboratory - Continue Reading »

Stock Alert for Coffee Holding Co. Inc. (JVA)

Coffee Holding Co. Inc. (JVA) is an integrated wholesale coffee roaster and dealer in the United States and one of the few coffee companies that offers a broad array of coffee products across the entire spectrum of consumer tastes, preferences and price points. The Company’s core products can be divided into three categories: Wholesale Green Coffee, Private Label Coffee and - Continue Reading »

Earnings Review; Ciena spikes to Gains

Earnings Review; Ciena spikes to Gains

Shares of Ciena Corp. (NASDAQ: CIEN) soared to more than 18% gains shortly after market open, moving on the company’s third-quarter financial results. At last check, Ciena shares were trading 18.63% higher at $14.52, with volume up from daily average of 6.82 million to 12.43 million. Ciena reported third-quarter revenue of $435.3 million, compared with $389.7 million reported for the - Continue Reading »