Swiss drug manufacturer Roche and U.S. group Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) are going to present data on their competingimmune-therapy medicines in breast cancer in December, spreading the novel tactic to fighting tumor’s to another cancer type. Prior clinical results with Roche’s drug, named as MPDL3280A, in so-called triple negative breast cancer will be declaredas on Dec. 9-13 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, the company reported after declaring third-quarter results. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) in last trading activity advanced 2.00% to close at $55.13. Company weekly performance is -2.13% while its quarterly performance stands at -4.44%. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) is -9.59% away from its 52 week high.
Alcoa Inc. (NSYE:AA) reported earnings officially topped earnings forecast on heavy volume today. Revenue was $2.24 billion and the company was up 0.51 % today to $15.70. The estimated revenue was only for $$5.84 billion. The aluminum company is focusing on aerospace and auto components which may be more lucrative. On last trading day Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) advanced 4.21% to close at $16.35. Its volatility for the week is 4.36% while volatility for the month is 3.86%. AA’s sales growth for past 5 years was -3.10% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -58.30%. Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) monthly performance is 3.28%.
In recent times, Sprint Corp. (NYSE:S) has led the wireless industry in terms of new user acquisitions. T-Mobile US Inc. (TMUS), which was ahead of the other carriers in the first quarter of 2014, has been usurped according to a report published by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, an independent firm that provides consumer market research for the invest community. On last trading day Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) advanced 2.30% to close at $6.24. Its volatility for the week is 3.17% while volatility for the month is 3.63%. S’s EPS growth for past 5 years was -73.48%. Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) monthly performance is -8.24%.
Gordmans Stores (NASDAQ:GMAN) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 27th. The company reported ($0.16) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.01. The company had revenue of $141.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $143.90 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.05 earnings per share. Gordmans Stores’s revenue was up 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Gordmans Stores will post $-0.21 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:GMAN) has 2.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 84.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $3.39.
The9 Limited (NASDAQ:NCTY) and EA, today announced in a press conference held at Shanghai Pu Dong Expo Center that the highly anticipated game EA SPORTS(TM) FIFA ONLINE 2 will begin its open beta test in mainland China on 22 April, 2009. On Tuesday shares of The9 Limited (NASDAQ:NCTY) closed at $2.23. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -42.80%.