Hot Alert: Southern Company (NYSE:SO), Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), Brixmor Property Group Inc. (NYSE:BRX), Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG), Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI)

Jefferies Group reissued their hold rating on shares of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) in a research report released on Thursday morning. Jefferies Group currently has a $47.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $46.00. Southern Company (NYSE:SO) belongs to Utilities sector. Its net profit margin is 12.30% and weekly performance is 1.21%. On last trading day company shares ended up $47.01. Southern Company (NYSE:SO) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 5.53%.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) announced the entrance into an agreement with Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) and Plains GP Holdings, L.P. (PAGP) to sell its 50 percent interest in BridgeTex Pipeline Company, LLC (BridgeTex) to PAA for $1.075 billion. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) shares moved down -0.08% in last trading session and ended the day at $86.40. OXY Gross Margin is 69.20% and its return on assets is 8.70%. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) quarterly performance is -12.81%.

On Nov. 4, Brixmor Property Group Inc. (NYSE:BRX) announced it has added nine new small shop leases at Villa Monaco, dramatically improving the center’s occupancy, enhancing the neighborhood center’s merchandising mix and strengthening its position in the Denver market. On 06 November, Brixmor Property Group Inc. (NYSE:BRX) shares moved down -0.70% and was closed at $24.10. BRX EPS growth in last 5 year was 38.20%. Brixmor Property Group Inc. (NYSE:BRX) year to date (YTD) performance is 22.58%.

On Nov. 4, Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE:PEG) released its 2014 sustainability report, offering a critical look at how the company’s investments in infrastructure, solar energy and energy efficiency projects are improving the reliability and resilience of its electric and gas systems, while creating countless business opportunities and thousands of well-paying jobs. Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE:PEG) ended the last trading day at $40.72. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.11% and price to cash ratio as 36.15. Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE:PEG) showed a weekly performance of -0.02%.

Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) said it would repurchase $750 million in stock from one of its leading investors. The buyback is part of Motorola’s existing repurchase program, which the company boosted by $5 billion Tuesday after reaping $3.45 billion in proceeds from the sale of its enterprise unit. Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) shares moved down -1.61% in last trading session and ended the day at $63.42. MSI Gross Margin is 48.10% and its return on assets is 13.50%. Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) quarterly performance is 2.55%.