Stocks in News : Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC), The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), AmeriGas Partners LP (NYSE:APU), Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD), Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSPT)

On Oct. 13, Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) announced James J. Peterson, the company’s chairman and CEO, was the recipient of the Orange County Technology Alliance’s “Outstanding CEO in Technology” award. The organization’s 21st Annual High-Tech Innovation Awards celebrate excellence and achievement in the region’s technology industry, honoring local companies, individuals and products that drive innovation in Orange County, California. Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 0.50% and weekly performance is 6.18%. On last trading day company shares ended up $23.72. Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -5.38%.

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) reported an 18 percent increase in quarterly profit and raised its full-year core earnings forecast for the third time, reflecting booming commercial aircraft demand and increasing profitability in its defense business. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) shares decreased -4.46% in last trading session and ended the day at $121.45. BA Gross Margin is 15.20% and its return on assets is 5.40%. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) quarterly performance is -1.78%.

AmeriGas Partners LP (NYSE:APU) announced that it will webcast its investor presentation as part of UGI Corporation’s 2014 Analyst Day from New York City on Thursday, November 6, 2014. On 22 October, AmeriGas Partners LP (NYSE:APU) shares moved up 0.18% and was closed at $45.65. APU EPS growth in last 5 year was -4.80%. AmeriGas Partners LP (NYSE:APU) year to date (YTD) performance is 8.61%.

On Oct 12, Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) announced that it is canceling its roughly 400 medical provider contracts in Wisconsin and shifting to Anthem Inc.’s national network effective Jan. 1, 2015. Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) ended the last trading day at $20.26. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 3.78% and price to cash ratio as 56.84. Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) showed a weekly performance of 2.58%.

On Oct. 14, Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSPT) announced that its board of directors declared a special dividend, in connection with its merger with Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in the initial cash amount of $0.6674 per share on Transcept’s common stock and the right to receive certain contingent cash amounts, in the future, on a pro rata basis. Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSPT) shares decreased -9.43% in last trading session and ended the day at $1.92. TSPT return on assets is -24.30%. Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSPT) quarterly performance is -15.79%.