Active Stocks to Watch: Ford Motor (NYSE:F), Oramed (NASDAQ:ORMP), BluePhoenix Solutions (NASDAQ:BPHX), Hersha Hospitality (NYSE:HT), China XD Plastics (NASDAQ:CXDC)

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) CFO Robert L. Shanks unloaded 280,896 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.13, for a total value of $4,811,748.48. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 289,395 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,957,336. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) belongs to Consumer Goods sector. Its net profit margin is 4.50% and weekly performance is 2.59%. On last trading day company shares ended up $17.42. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 2.01%.

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ORMP), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, reports that the last patient has completed treatment in its Phase IIa clinical trial of ORMD-0801, the Company’s proprietary oral insulin capsule, to treat type 1 diabetes, and top-line data is expected to be reported in the fourth quarter of 2014.  The trial was conducted in the United States under a Food and Drug Administration Investigational New Drug protocol.  Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ORMP) shares advanced 7.14% in last trading session and ended the day at $8.97. ORMP return on assets is -30.50%. Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ORMP) quarterly performance is -5.61%.

BluePhoenix Solutions Ltd. (NASDAQ:BPHX) Wednesday said it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Sophisticated Business Systems, Inc., or ATERAS, pursuant to which Ateras and a wholly-owned subsidiary of BluePhoenix would merge. The agreement is an all-stock transaction in which BluePhoenix will issue approximately 6.2 million shares to ATERAS shareholders in exchange for 100 percent of ATERAS’ shares. On 13 August, BluePhoenix Solutions Ltd. (NASDAQ:BPHX) shares advanced 1.78% and was closed at $4.00. BPHX EPS growth in last 5 year was -51.10%. BluePhoenix Solutions Ltd. (NASDAQ:BPHX) year to date (YTD) performance is -13.04%.

Stock analysts at JMP Securities hoisted their price objective on shares of Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) from $7.00 to $7.50 in a report issued on Thursday. Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) ended the last trading day at $6.77. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.20%and price to cash ratio as 64.21. Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) showed a weekly performance of -0.15%.

China XD Plastics Co Ltd (NASDAQ:CXDC) announced the second quarter results ended June 30, 2014. The Company reported a net income of $19.8 million on total revenues of $264.2 million. China XD Plastics Company Ltd. (NASDAQ:CXDC) shares decreased -1.98% in last trading session and ended the day on $6.42. CXDC Gross Margin is 21.80% and its return on assets is 11.60%. China XD Plastics Company Ltd. (NASDAQ:CXDC) quarterly performance is -23.02%.