Stocks in news: The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp. (NYSE:AGM), FormFactor Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM), ADTRAN Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN)

Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) has put up a couple of businesses for sale as part of its ongoing efforts to switch focus to high-growth businesses. The U.S. chemical giant has agreed to dispose its Sodium Borohydride business and its polyolefin films plant in Findlay, OH, for aggregate proceeds of roughly $225 million. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 6.20% and weekly performance is -1.29%. On last trading day company shares ended up $48.18. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -1.98%.

In a push to further expand its mobile reach, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) announced Monday it will hold its first mobile developer conference in February. The one-day San Francisco event will highlight tools created by one of Yahoo’s recent acquisitions, Flurry, to analyze phone user data and help mobile developers improve and monetize their apps. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) shares increased 1.37% in last trading session and ended the day at $50.30. YHOO Gross Margin is 71.90% and its return on assets is 28.80%. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) quarterly performance is 22.27%.

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp. (NYSE:AGM) Director Bruce J. Sherrick unloaded 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.31, for a total transaction of $58,620.00. On 09 December, Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp. (NYSE:AGM) shares increased 1.62% and was closed at $28.94. AGM EPS growth in last 5 year was 19.30%. Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp. (NYSE:AGM) year to date (YTD) performance is -14.40%.

FormFactor Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM) announced that company management is scheduled to participate in the 3rd Annual Midtown CAP Investor Summit 2014, being held December 10, 2014 at the Marriott Marquis, New York, NY. FormFactor Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM) ended the last trading day at $8.53. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 4.74% and price to cash ratio as 3.12. FormFactor Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM) showed a weekly performance of 3.65%.

ADTRAN (NASDAQ:ADTN) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the six brokerages that are covering the stock, AR Network reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have issued a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. ADTRAN Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) shares increased 2.04% in last trading session and ended the day at $21.46. ADTN Gross Margin is 49.50% and its return on assets is 6.10%. ADTRAN Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) quarterly performance is -5.09%.