Hot Watch List: Mylan (NASDAQ:MYL), 8×8 Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), RetailMeNot (NASDAQ:SALE), Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX), Protective Life (NYSE:PL)

Mylan Inc (NYSE:MYL) issued an update on its FY14 earnings guidance on Thursday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.25-3.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.38. Mylan, Inc. (NASDAQ:MYL) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is 8.10% and weekly performance is -7.62%. On last trading day company shares ended up $45.36. Mylan, Inc. (NASDAQ:MYL) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -10.09%.

8×8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), a provider of cloud-based unified communications, contact center and collaboration solutions, today announced that three 8×8 executives have been invited by Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to speak on five panel presentations at ITEXPO, August 11-14, 2014, at The Rio in Las Vegas. 8×8 Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT) shares advanced 1.11% in last trading session and ended the day at $8.18. EGHT Gross Margin is 70.60% and its return on assets is 0.10%. 8×8 Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT) quarterly performance is -6.30%.

On 11 August, RetailMeNot, Inc. (NASDAQ:SALE) shares advanced 1.81% and was closed at $17.40. SALE EPS growth in last 5 year was 0.00%. RetailMeNot, Inc. (NASDAQ:SALE) year to date (YTD) performance is -39.56%.

Newfield Exploration currently carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX) ended the last trading day at $40.35. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.27%and price to cash ratio as 153.16. Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX) showed a weekly performance of 0.25%.

Protective Life Corp. (NYSE:PL) SVP Steven G. Walker sold 27,300 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $69.41, for a total value of $1,894,893.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 24,712 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,715,260. Protective Life Corporation (NYSE:PL) shares advanced 0.01% in last trading session and ended the day on $69.66. PL return on assets is 0.90%. Protective Life Corporation (NYSE:PL) quarterly performance is 31.63%.