Stock Runners: Tim Hortons (NYSE:THI), Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN), Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN), Cartesian (NASDAQ:CRTN), PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM)

Burger King Worldwide Inc. (BKW) agreed to acquire Tim Hortons Inc. (THI) for about C$12.5 billion ($11.4 billion) in a deal that creates the third-largest fast-food company and moves its headquarters to Canada. Tim Hortons Inc. (NYSE:THI) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 12.80% and weekly performance is 31.37%. On last trading day company shares ended up $80.33. Tim Hortons Inc. (NYSE:THI) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 38.32%.

Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN) EVP Joseph Truitt sold 25,000 shares of Achillion Pharmaceuticals stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.82, for a total value of $270,500.00. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) shares remains unchanged in last trading session and ended the day at $11.45. ACHN return on assets is -38.00%. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) quarterly performance is 322.51%.

Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN) said it has agreed to buy California-based Penfield & Smith, a 90-person civil engineering and land planning firm. Terms weren’t disclosed. On 28 August, Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN) shares increased 0.89% and was closed at $68.17. STN EPS growth in last 5 year was 31.10%. Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN) year to date (YTD) performance is 10.56%.

Cartesian, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRTN) ended the last trading day at $4.09. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.71%and price to cash ratio as 2.21. Cartesian, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRTN) showed a weekly performance of -5.76%.

Zacks reaffirmed their neutral rating on shares of PulteGroup (NYSE:PHM) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has a $20.00 price target on the stock.PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) shares moved down -0.37% in last trading session and ended the day on $19.09. PHM Gross Margin is 23.00% and its return on assets is 30.40%. PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) quarterly performance is -2.15%.