New Highs: Chimera Investment (NYSE:CIM), Rentech (NASDAQ:RTK), Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN), Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD)

Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE:CIM) on June 4 announced that its Board of Directors has declared a second quarter 2014 cash dividend of $0.09 per common share. This dividend is payable July 24, 2014, to common shareholders of record on June 30, 2014. The ex-dividend date is June 26, 2014.  Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE:CIM) stock performance was 2.15% in last session and finished the day at $3.33. Traded volume was 15.43million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 4.75million shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.79. Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE:CIM) insider ownership is 0.20%.

The one stop service provider of comprehensive and integrated range of wood processing business, Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTK) is moving towards expanding its footprint and services in Chile. It has announced to take its wood chipping capacity and processing services in Chile. Further, it has also participated in strategic conference for outlining its strategies and goals for coming quarters. Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTK) rose 3.61 percent to $2.58 Friday on volume of 22.97million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $2.48 to $2.69. Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTK) has a market capitalization of $587.37million.

Hot biotech stock Achillion Pharmaceuticals Ic (NASDAQ:ACHN) was up 2%, near 8.20, in midday trading in the stock market today after an analyst found more support for its prospects as a buyout candidate. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN)’s stock on June 20, 2014 reported a increase of 0.62% to the closing price of $8.13. Its fifty two weeks range is $2.26-$8.61. The total market capitalization recorded $786.95million. The overall volume in the last trading session was 24.91million shares. In its share capital, ACHN has 96.80million outstanding shares.

Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil and American oil major Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) have discovered two to three trillion cubic feet tcf of gas in Piri well, offshore Tanzania. This has been declared a “high impact natural gas” discovery, and is the fifth major find in Block 2, offshore Tanzania, stated reports. The Piri well is situated two km south-west of the Lavani-1 well, at a depth of 2,360 metres. On Friday, shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) advanced 1.17% to close the day at $103.83. Company return on investment (ROI) is 8.20% and its monthly performance is recorded as 1.76%.Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) quarterly revenue growth is 10.85%.

SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE:SD) has largely tied its future to its acreage in northern Oklahoma and southern Kansas. The company initially focused on the Mississippi Lime formation, but since has expanded its operations to reach multiple formations in the Mid-Continent. SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE:SD) stock performance was 0.82% in last session and finished the day at $7.34. Traded volume was 15.54million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 7.93million shares. The beta of the stock remained 2.71. SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE:SD) insider ownership is 0.80%.