Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Touched News Highs: Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO), HCA Holdings Inc (NYSE:HCA), Synaptics, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA)

The maker of screens for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) devices said it estimated operating profit of 27.2 billion yen ($266 million) for the year ended March, compared with its earlier projection of 30.4 billion yen. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock performance was 0.73% in last session and finished the day at $571.94. Traded volume was 13.94million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 10.79million shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.01. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) insider ownership is 0.04%.

The nation’s tobacco companies and the Justice Department are including media outlets that target more of the black community in court-ordered advertisements that say the cigarette makers lied about the dangers of smoking, according to a brief filed in U.S. District Court in Washington on Wednesday. The companies involved in the case include Richmond, Va.-based Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO), owner of the biggest U.S. tobacco company, Philip Morris USA; No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., owned by Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Reynolds American Inc.; and No. 3 cigarette maker Lorillard Inc., based in Greensboro, N.C. Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) rose 1.86 percent to $39.11 Friday on volume of 8.56million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $38.20 to $39.11. Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) has a market capitalization of $77.69billion.

HCA Holdings Inc (NYSE:HCA) has been given an average rating of “Buy” by the nineteen analysts that are currently covering the company, Stock Ratings reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, fourteen have issued a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. HCA Holdings Inc (NYSE:HCA)’s stock on Apr 25, 2014 reported a increase of 5.76% to the closing price of $53.44. Its fifty two weeks range is $35.20 -$53.73. The total market capitalization recorded $23.71billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 7.66million shares. In its share capital, HCA has 443.76million outstanding shares.

Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNA), a touchscreen-technology company, increased 0.5 percent to $64.34 after giving a strong revenue outlook for the current quarter and boosting its top-line view for the year. The company reported a fiscal third-quarter loss as costs associated with the company’s acquisition of a fingerprint sensor company masked a jump in revenue. On Friday, shares of Synaptics, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) dropped -0.37% to close the day at $63.77. Company return on investment (ROI) is 18.70% and its monthly performance is recorded as 8.34%. Synaptics, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) quarterly revenue growth is 5.82%.