Prospect Capital (NASDAQ:PSEC) Director Eugene S. Stark purchased 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 12th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $8.20 per share, for a total transaction of $32,800.00. Following the completion of the acquisition , the director now directly owns 25,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $205,000. Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) belongs to Financial sector. Its net profit margin is 42.90% and weekly performance is -2.82%. On last trading day company shares ended up $8.26. Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -7.84%.
Verso Paper Corp (NYSE:VRS), a producer of printing and specialty papers and pulp, on Wednesday reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice that will permit Verso to proceed with its about $1.4 billion acquisition of NewPage Holdings Inc (NPGW). The deal with NewPage was announced in January 2014. Verso Paper Corp. (NYSE:VRS) belongs to Consumer Goods sector. Its net profit margin is -14.30% and weekly performance is 10.65%. On last trading day company shares ended up $3.43. Verso Paper Corp. (NYSE:VRS) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 16.82%.
Announced Dec. 28, that the settlement of China’s anti-trust probe into QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) is likely to intensify global scrutiny of the firm’s highly profitable patent licensing business, and may even call into question its worldwide contracts with smartphone makers such as Apple and Samsung. QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) shares decreased -0.92% in last trading session and ended the day at $74.33. QCOM Gross Margin is 60.60% and its return on assets is 16.70%. QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) quarterly performance is 1.20%.
P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTSI) announced the preliminary results of its modified “Dutch auction” tender offer to repurchase up to 640,000 shares of its outstanding common stock, which expired at 12:00 Midnight, Eastern Time, on Tuesday, December 30, 2014. On 31 December, P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTSI) shares moved up 4.71% and was closed at $51.84. PTSI EPS growth in last 5 year was 18.60%. P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTSI) year to date (YTD) performance is 150.19%.
On Dec. 29, Jinpan International Limited (NASDAQ:JST) announced that it received a letter from FNOF E&M Investment Limited (“FNOF”) and Mr. Zhiyuan Li, Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Company (collectively with FNOF, the “Buying Parties”), withdrawing their preliminary non-binding proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of the Company (the “Proposal”). As previously reported, on September 26, 2014, the Company received the Proposal from the Buying Parties. Jinpan International Limited (NASDAQ:JST) ended the last trading day at $6.44. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 6.24% and price to cash ratio as 5.90. Jinpan International Limited (NASDAQ:JST) showed a weekly performance of -11.17%.