Stocks in Focus : Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX), UnitedHealth (NYSE:UNH), Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ:WFM), Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HPP), Hawkins Inc. (NASDAQ:HWKN)

Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX), the worldwide leader in display driver ICs announced earnings for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014 (2QFY14), before the market opened today. The company reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) $0.14, up 21.9% year-over-year (YoY), and in line with analysts’ estimates. It reported revenues of $196.4, which beat analysts’ estimates but were down 5.1% YoY. Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 8.00% and weekly performance is 9.22%. On last trading day company shares ended up $6.99. Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 11.66%.

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH) paced the 24 declining blue chips with a 2.8% fall. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shares fell -2.75% in last trading session and ended the day at $79.26. UNH return on assets is 6.60%. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) quarterly performance is 3.57%.

Chef Gorji will team up with Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) in Addison for a dinner at Canary by Gorji at 6:30 pm. For $38 plus tax and gratuity you can nibble on heirloom tomatoes, wild Pacific salmon and wild boar. Prepayment is required and you can do so by calling 972-503-7080 to reserve a seat. On 07 August, Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) shares fell -2.96% and was closed at $37.35. WFM EPS growth in last 5 year was 29.10%. Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) year to date (YTD) performance is -34.92%.

Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (NYSE:HPP) declared its Q2 financial results after market hours on July 5, which were considerably better than its performance in the same quarter of the previous year. The total Funds from Operations realized was $19.8 million for this quarter. This works out to $0.28 per diluted share and is much higher than the $0.24 reported in the same period of the previous year. The Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (NYSE:HPP) has also announced a dividend of $0.125 per share. The outlook for the whole year is now at $1.12 to $1.16 per share instead of $1.08 to $1.12 per share. Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HPP) ended the last trading day at $26.22. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.91%and price to cash ratio as 60.40. Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HPP) showed a weekly performance of 2.42%.

Hawkins, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWKN) today announced first quarter results for fiscal 2015.
Sales of $98.0 million for the three months ended June 29, 2014 represented an increase of 3.5% from $94.7 million in sales for the same period of the prior year. Net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 was $6.0 million, or $0.57 per share, fully diluted, compared to net income of $5.1 million, or $0.48 per share, fully diluted, for the first quarter of the previous year. Hawkins Inc. (NASDAQ:HWKN) shares fell -1.31% in last trading session and ended the day on $34.61. HWKN Gross Margin is 17.70% and its return on assets is 7.90%. Hawkins Inc. (NASDAQ:HWKN) quarterly performance is 0.14%.