VIVUS Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) The company on Aug. 25 announced the acquisition of a group of patents from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. covering uses of topiramate as monotherapy and in combination with other pharmaceutical agents to treat a variety of medical conditions. Janssen has agreed to dismiss the lawsuit it brought against VIVUS on August 22, 2014 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware (Case No. 1:14-cv-01088 UNA). The patents acquired by VIVUS — including U.S. 6,071,537 (Shank), U.S. 6,362,220 (Cottrell) and others — are directed to methods of using topiramate to treat obesity, lower blood pressure and lipid parameters, and reduce blood glucose. VIVUS Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is -82.20% and weekly performance is -6.51%. On last trading day company shares ended up $4.02. VIVUS Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -12.82%.
On September 4, 2014, John W. Eaves, President and Chief Executive Officer of Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE:ACI), will deliver a presentation at the Barclays Capital 2014 CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York, New York. The slides from the presentation are attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and are hereby incorporated by reference. Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE:ACI) shares fell -4.53% in last trading session and ended the day at $2.95. ACI Gross Margin is 10.00% and its return on assets is -8.00%. Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE:ACI) quarterly performance is -15.95%.
FXCM Inc.(NYSE:FXCM) today announced certain key operating metrics for August 2014 for its retail and institutional foreign exchange business. On 09 September, FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) shares increased 0.27% and was closed at $14.75. FXCM EPS growth in last 5 year was -20.48%. FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) year to date (YTD) performance is -16.29%.
On August 27, 2014, U.S. . Global Investors, Inc. (NASDAQ:GROW) issued a press release reporting earnings and other financial results for its fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. A copy of the press release is attached and being furnished as Exhibit 99.1. U.S. Global Investors, Inc. (NASDAQ:GROW) ended the last trading day at $3.64. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 4.04%and price to cash ratio as 2.37. U.S. Global Investors, Inc. (NASDAQ:GROW) showed a weekly performance of -2.67%.
On 3 Sep 2014 Select Income REIT Common Share (NYSE:SIR) saw a big move last session, as the company’s shares fell over 5% on the day. The move came on pretty good volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent downtrend for SIR, as the stock is now down over 7% in the past one-month time frame. Select Income REIT Common Share (NYSE:SIR) shares fell -0.23% in last trading session and ended the day on $26.21. SIR Gross Margin is 81.00% and its return on assets is 5.50%. Select Income REIT Common Share (NYSE:SIR) quarterly performance is -6.43%.