Investors Are Watching : LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB), Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRTG), Linn Energy (NASDAQ:LINE), American Express (NYSE:AXP)

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) EVP Craig B. Glidden sold 13,003 shares of LyondellBasell Industries NV stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $105.47, for a total transaction of $1,371,426.41. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 209,118 shares in the company, valued at approximately $22,055,675.bLyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 9.10% and weekly performance is -16.23%. On last trading day company shares ended up $85.93. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -21.07%.

Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by Zacks in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. They currently have a $20.00 price target on the stock. Zacks‘s target price indicates a potential upside of 5.74% from the stock’s previous close. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) shares advanced 0.47% in last trading session and ended the day at $19.43. AMAT Gross Margin is 41.80% and its return on assets is 8.00%. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) quarterly performance is -14.67%.

Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRTG), announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Heritage Property & Casualty Insurance Company, assumed over 2,000 commercial residential policies on October 14, 2014 from Citizens Insurance. The assumed policies represent over $80 million in gross written premium. On 15 October, Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRTG) shares advanced 5.26% and was closed at $15.22. HRTG EPS growth in last 5 year was 0.00%. Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRTG) year to date (YTD) performance is 32.35%.

On Oct. 8, Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) announced that management will host a conference call on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at 10 a.m. Central (11 a.m. Eastern) to discuss the Company’s third quarter results. Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) ended the last trading day at $22.40. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 10.79% and price to cash ratio as 194.01. Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) showed a weekly performance of -17.68%.

Credit card company American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) Wednesday reported third-quarter net earnings of $1.48 billion or $1.40 per share compared with $1.37 billion or $1.25 per share last year. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) belongs to Financial sector. Its net profit margin is 15.70% and weekly performance is -7.41%. On last trading day company shares ended up $80.93. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -7.53%.