Thursday’s Stocks : Altria Group (NYSE:MO), Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR), Artesian Resources Corp. (NASDAQ:ARTNA), BroadVision, Inc. (NASDAQ:BVSN), Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE:PBA)

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO) is the largest tobacco producer in the United States. It owns the industry’s most valuable brand—Marlboro. The company’s stock has performed incredibly well for the first part of 2014—up 9 percent, which isn’t bad for a defensive company. But I think that this outperformance is about to change. Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO)’s stock on 30 July traded at beginning with a price of $41.83and when day-trade ended the stock finally decreased -1.01% to end at $41.12. Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO)’s showed weekly performance of -1.44%.

Altera Corp. (NASDAQ:ALTR) reported earnings of 41 cents per share in the second-quarter of 2014, which beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 37 cents. Earnings also increased 29.1% on a year-over-year basis, primarily due to a higher revenue base and lower share count. Altera Corp. (NASDAQ:ALTR) on Wednesday closed at $33.35. Stock institutional ownership is 92.50% while insider ownership includes 0.30%. Altera Corp. (NASDAQ:ALTR) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -2.61%.

Artesian Resources Corp. (NASDAQ:ARTNA)announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend on the company’s Class A and Class B Common Stock. The quarterly dividend of $0.2119 is payable August 22, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 11, 2014. This is the 87th consecutive quarterly dividend paid to shareholders.  Artesian Resources Corp. (NASDAQ:ARTNA)’s shares on Wednesday traded in the range of 21.74 – 21.98and ended up on $21.86. Artesian Resources Corp. (NASDAQ:ARTNA) distance from 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) is -0.79%. ARTNA’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 1.80%.

On July 30, 2014, BroadVision, Inc. (NASDAQ:BVSN) reported its results for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2014. A copy of the press release issued by the Company on July 30, 2014 concerning the foregoing results is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1. BroadVision, Inc. (NASDAQ:BVSN)’s stock on 30 July moved up 1.73% to the closing price of $9.40. Its fifty two weeks range is $8.52 – 15.30. The total market capitalization recorded $45.1M. BroadVision, Inc. (NASDAQ:BVSN) monthly performance is -2.08%.

Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE:PBA) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a common share cash dividend for July 2014, of $0.145 per share to be paid, subject to applicable law, on August 15, 2014 to shareholders of record on July 25, 2014. Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE:PBA) on Wednesday closed at $42.43. Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE:PBA) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 1.84%.