Shining on Major News : Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY), AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV), Methes Energies International Ltd. (NASDAQ:MEIL), MICROS (NASDAQ:MCRS), Equity One (NYSE:EQY)

On 27 Aug 2014 Shares of Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY) were the recipient of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 8,328 call options on the company, American Banking and Market News reports. This is an increase of approximately 382% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,727 call options. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) belongs to Financial sector. Its net profit margin is 42.50% and weekly performance is -0.08%. On last trading day company shares ended up $11.78. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 2.82%.

AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) rose over 3 percent in the current trading session after Cowen and Company lifted its price target for the research-based pharmaceuticals company from $26 per share to $65 per share, in a research report released on 9th of September AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) shares advanced 2.48% in last trading session and ended the day at $56.95. ABBV Gross Margin is 76.40% and its return on assets is 14.50%. AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) quarterly performance is 6.33%.

Methes Energies International Ltd. (NASDAQ:MEIL), a renewable energy company that offers an array of products and services to biodiesel fuel producers, is pleased to announce that it has attained the Quality Assurance Plan (QAP-B) Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) assurance status. As previously disclosed via press release on June 3rd, 2014, Methes retained Genscape Inc. as its QAP provider for RINs verification. Over the last 3 months Methes has been working with Genscape which audited and validated Methes’ production and generation of RINs process to make sure that it meets all U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements. On 09 September, Methes Energies International Ltd. (NASDAQ:MEIL) shares advanced 2.94% and was closed at $1.75. Methes Energies International Ltd. (NASDAQ:MEIL) year to date (YTD) performance is -45.99%.

MICROS Systems (NASDAQ:MCRS) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the eight ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Network reports. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The average 12-month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $68.00. MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRS) ended the last trading day at $67.99. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 0.04%and price to cash ratio as 7.28. MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRS) showed a weekly performance of 0.03%.

Equity One, Inc. (NYSE:EQY), an owner, developer, and operator of shopping centers, announced today that it will issue and sell 3,825,000 shares of its common stock in a public offering. The Company will grant the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 573,750 shares of common stock.Equity One Inc. (NYSE:EQY) shares fell -0.84% in last trading session and ended the day on $23.53. EQY Gross Margin is 74.40% and its return on assets is 1.30%. Equity One Inc. (NYSE:EQY) quarterly performance is 2.89%.