Active Watch List : Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE), Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE:CVA), Boise Cascade Company (NYSE:BCC), Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC)

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) completed the acquisition of privately held Metacloud. Based in Pasadena, Calif., Metacloud deploys and operates private clouds for global organizations with a unique OpenStack-as-a-Service model that delivers and remotely operates production-ready private clouds in a customer’s data center. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 16.70% and weekly performance is 0.60%. On last trading day company shares ended up $25.12. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 0.09%.

On Sept. 24, Brazilian mining company Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) lost a race against its rivals to scale up production of iron ore while demand was hot, and now its shareholders are paying the price. The top iron-ore producer’s stock has fallen 25% year-to-date and is trading near its lowest levels since the 2008 financial crisis. It has missed out on the bull market that other Brazilian shares have enjoyed in recent months. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) shares moved down -2.86% in last trading session and ended the day at $10.87. VALE Gross Margin is 45.20% and its return on assets is 0.50%. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) quarterly performance is -17.84%.

Covanta Holding Corp (NYSE:CVA) had its target price boosted by Stifel Nicolaus from $24.00 to $25.00 in a report issued on Monday. They currently have a buy rating on the stock. On 29 September, Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE:CVA) shares increased 0.24% and was closed at $21.25. CVA EPS growth in last 5 year was -9.60%. Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE:CVA) year to date (YTD) performance is 23.47%.

Investment analysts at BMO Capital Markets began coverage on shares of Boise Cascade Company (NYSE:BCC) in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. The firm set an “outperform” rating and a $38.00 price target on the stock. Boise Cascade Company (NYSE:BCC) ended the last trading day at $30.96. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.06% and price to cash ratio as 9.39. Boise Cascade Company (NYSE:BCC) showed a weekly performance of 0.16%.

Financial services major Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) agreed Monday to pay $7.85 million to settle the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s charges stemming from regulatory capital overstatements related to the acquisition of Merrill Lynch & Co, Inc. Apart from the penalty, the SEC also requires the bank to cease and desist from committing or causing any such violations in future. Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) belongs to Financial sector. Its net profit margin is 13.10% and weekly performance is -0.12%. On last trading day company shares ended up $17.01. Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 6.87%.