Active Watch List – American Shared Hospital Services (NYSEMKT:AMS) , Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) , Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) , Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB)

American Shared Hospital Services (NYSEMKT:AMS) Director Raymond C. Stachowiak bought 400,000 shares of American Shared Hospital Services stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 12th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $2.43 per share, with a total value of $972,000.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 30,347 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $73,743. American Shared Hospital Services (NYSEMKT:AMS) stock performance was -5.09% in last session and finished the day at $2.70. Traded volume was 29,892.00million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 13.65K shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.62. American Shared Hospital Services (NYSEMKT:AMS)  insider ownership is 17.30%.

All of the major coal players including Peabody Energy (BTU), Alpha Natural Resources (ANR), Arch Coal (ACI), and Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) have seen their cost of sales going up over past three years due to a combination of subdued pricing for coal and increased operating expenses caused by falling mine productivity. Major coal producers have shut down some high cost mines in the wake of tight pricing because they aren’t able to break-even at the current pricing. Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) dropped -0.36 percent to $16.65 Monday on volume of 500,172.00million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $16.62 to $16.79. Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) has a market capitalization of $1.01billion.

Zacks upgraded shares of Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks now has a $12.20 price target on that stock. Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS)’s stock on July 14, 2014 reported a increase of 3.86% to the closing price of $10.76. Its fifty two weeks range is $6.15 -$11.99. The total market capitalization recorded $335.58million. The overall volume in the last trading session was 118,186.00million shares. In its share capital, NLS has 31.19million outstanding shares.

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, June 16th, American Banking reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 30th will be given a dividend of 0.23 per share on Tuesday, July 15th. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.55%. On Monday, shares of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) advanced 0.76% to close the day at $37.27. Company return on investment (ROI) is 2.80% and its monthly performance is recorded as 4.96%. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) quarterly revenue growth is 12.87%.