CVS Health rivals Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG) and Rite Aid Corp. still sell tobacco in their drugstores. The new pharmacy benefits network could steer patients away from the competition for CVS. Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG) in last trading activity increased 2.24% to close at $61.55. Company weekly performance is 1.42% while its quarterly performance stands at -15.57%. Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG) is -19.43% away from its 52 week high.
Tekmira Pharma (Nasdaq: TKMR) provides an update on its Ebola program. The Company is reporting it has commenced limited GMP manufacture of a new therapeutic specifically targeting the Ebola – Guinea variant, which is the viral variant responsible for the Ebola epidemic currently prevalent in West Africa. Supply of this new product will be available in early December, 2014, for potential use by various collaborators. As definitive agreements are established we will provide updates accordingly. On last trading day Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:TKMR) fell -3.39% to close at $17.98. Its volatility for the week is 9.33% while volatility for the month is 10.15%. Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:TKMR) monthly performance is -23.85%.
Princeton-based biotechnology company Advaxis, Inc., announced Monday that it has named Dr. David J. Mauro its executive vice president and chief medical officer. On last trading day Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADXS) fell -1.04% to close at $2.85. Its volatility for the week is 8.00% while volatility for the month is 6.37%. ADXS’s EPS growth for past 5 years was 8.00%. Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADXS) monthly performance is -5.63%.
Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NTT) is the largest telecommunication company in Japan. In addition to all the usual telecom services, Nippon Telegraph also has financial services operations as well as real estate and construction interests. Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NYSE:NTT) has its institutional ownership stands at 1.50%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $29.46.
Bellatrix Exploration (TSE:BXE) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.03. Analysts expect that Bellatrix Exploration will post $0.65 EPS for the current fiscal year. On Tuesday shares of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (NYSE:BXE) closed at $5.11. Company’s EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 30.00%.