BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) has many reasons to be excited about the future, including the fact that the company continues to provide governments the world over with safe and secure technology. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is -6.73% and weekly performance is 4.04%. On last trading day company shares ended up $9.52. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 0.56%.
The ongoing Ebola outbreak has spread far less than the previous major virus outbreak SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), but it has already claimed more lives. By the time SARS had run its course in 2003, 27 countries had reported cases of the virus with 770 deaths. Ebola, in contrast, has so far affected four countries—Guinea, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Liberia—but has already killed 961 people. According to a Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) report comparing SARS to the current Ebola outbreak, “There were of course other factors ongoing at the time of SARS influencing global financial markets, not least the exit from the 2001-02 recession. However, SARS was the dominant global news item in Q2 2003.” Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) shares increased 0.41% in last trading session and ended the day at $32.08. MS Gross Margin is 84.60% and its return on assets is 0.50%. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) quarterly performance is 6.08%.
The brand CMO, part of the General Mills Inc. (NYSE:GIS) family, spent a whopping $37,000 on advertising last year, according to Kantar Media. On 11 August, General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) shares increased 0.90% and was closed at $52.44. GIS EPS growth in last 5 year was 8.30%. General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) year to date (YTD) performance is 7.55%.
Asure Software Inc. (NASDAQ:ASUR) has acquired Baltimore-based Roomtag LLC, the developer of move management software. Austin-based Asure bought Roomtag in a deal worth nearly $1.7 million, according to a Monday filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Asure Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASUR) ended the last trading day at $5.20. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 3.81%and price to cash ratio as 18.26. Asure Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASUR) showed a weekly performance of -2.09%.
Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS) (“Lawson” or the “Company”), a distributor of products and services to the MRO marketplace, today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Net sales increased for the fourth consecutive quarter, up 5.5% to $72.1 million in the second quarter of 2014. Average daily sales increased 2.6% over the first quarter of 2014 in addition to the 1.9% from the first quarter over the fourth quarter of 2013. Lawson Products Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS) shares increased 2.12% in last trading session and ended the day on $18.29. LAWS Gross Margin is 60.30% and its return on assets is -2.90%. Lawson Products Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS) quarterly performance is 9.39%.