Stocks in News: CBD Energy Limited (NASDAQ:CBDE), Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC), ZS Pharma (NASDAQ:ZSPH), Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN), Natural Gas Services (NYSE:NGS)

On Nov 13, CBD Energy Limited (NASDAQ:CBDE) announced that it has entered voluntary administration with the intention of reorganizing its affairs as quickly as practicable through a deed of company arrangement under Australian Corporations Law. With one exception in Australia, all of CBD’s other operating business units will continue activities as usual outside of the administration process. CBD Energy Limited (NASDAQ:CBDE) belongs to Technology sector. On last trading day company shares ended up $0.90. CBD Energy Limited (NASDAQ:CBDE) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -49.89%.

On Nov 11, A judge has cleared the way for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) topay $5.15 billion to settle an environmental suit, the largest penalty ever in such a case, over fraud claims related to its acquisition of chemical company Tronox eight years ago. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) shares moved down -0.86% in last trading session and ended the day at $92.48. APC Gross Margin is 87.60% and its return on assets is -8.20%. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) quarterly performance is -17.26%.

On Nov. 10, ZS Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZSPH), reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. As of September 30, 2014, cash and cash equivalents were $121.5 million compared with $9.2 million at December 31, 2013. On 24 November, ZS Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZSPH) shares moved up 4.25% and was closed at $42.48. ZSPH EPS growth in last 5 year was 0.00%. ZS Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZSPH) year to date (YTD) performance is 49.68%.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) Director James G. Morris purchased 3,000 shares of Capitol Federal Financial stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 18th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $12.86 per share, for a total transaction of $38,580.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 14,790 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $190,199. Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) ended the last trading day at $12.61. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.63% and price to cash ratio as 1.74. Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) showed a weekly performance of 0.56%.

Natural Gas Services Group (NYSE:NGS) was upgraded by research analysts at Global Hunter Securities from an “accumulate” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Monday, reports. Natural Gas Services Group Inc. (NYSE:NGS) shares moved down -0.43% in last trading session and ended the day at $25.33. NGS Gross Margin is 54.60% and its return on assets is 5.10%. Natural Gas Services Group Inc. (NYSE:NGS) quarterly performance is -14.45%.