Morning Buzz : SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD), MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD), Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI)

On Oct. 15, SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a $3.50 per share semi-annual dividend on its shares of 7.0% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock that will be paid in cash on November 15, 2014 to holders of record on November 1, 2014. SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is -14.80% and weekly performance is 25.00%. On last trading day company shares ended up $4.45. SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -6.19%.

On Oct 03, MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) has been in search of a suitable partner ever since the FDA cleared Afrezza inhalation powder for the improvement of glycemic control in adults suffering from diabetes mellitus in Jun 2014. The search finally came to an end in Aug 2014, when the company announced a worldwide agreement with Sanofi on Afrezza . MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) shares moved down -5.80% in last trading session and ended the day at $5.36. MNKD return on assets is -91.30%. MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) quarterly performance is -45.14%.

On Oct 10, Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) CTO Rama Prasad purchased 5,675 shares at $30.95 apiece on October 9, 2014. On 20 October, Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) shares moved up 1.70% and was closed at $31.68. CPRT EPS growth in last 5 year was 10.60%. Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) year to date (YTD) performance is -13.56%.

On Oct 13, Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered byApache Hadoop™, together with EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) announced joint delivery of a new data management platform designed to unlock silos of enterprise application data for business analytics. Combining the latest Cloudera Enterprise with EMC® Isilon® scale-out storage, the solution enables customers to use, access and analyze data in an agile environment. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) ended the last trading day at $26.95. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.90% and price to cash ratio as 7.15. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) showed a weekly performance of -2.14%.

National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI) Director Jeffrey L. Kodosky sold 4,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.39, for a total value of $121,560.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 399,826 shares in the company, valued at approximately $12,150,712. National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) shares moved up 0.49% in last trading session and ended the day at $28.66. NATI Gross Margin is 74.40% and its return on assets is 6.70%. National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) quarterly performance is -11.60%.