Macrophage Therapeutics, a newly created business unit of Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE:NAVB), hosted a conference where data was presented using Manocept™ platform compound, tilmanocept, that was generated by independent academic collaborators with expertise in the HIV/AIDS, cancer, tuberculosis (TB), rheumatoid arthritis and cardiovascular disease therapeutic areas. Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc (NYSEMKT:NAVB) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is 21.09%. On last trading day company shares ended up $1.55. Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc (NYSEMKT:NAVB) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 20.85%.
Energy XXI LTD (NASDAQ:EXXI) announced that James (Jim) LaChance and Norman (Norm) Louie have been named to its board of directors, increasing the size of the board to nine total, eight of whom are non-employee directors. The appointments were effective December 15, 2014 and both will stand for election by shareholders at the 2015 annual general meeting. Energy XXI Ltd (NASDAQ:EXXI) shares decreased -13.73% in last trading session and ended the day at $2.45. EXXI Gross Margin is 65.10% and its return on assets is 0.00%. Energy XXI Ltd (NASDAQ:EXXI) quarterly performance is -82.89%.
On Dec 08, Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT), announced that it has repurchased 500,000 shares of the Company’s common stock from the Estate of Albert W. Ondis for an aggregate purchase price of $6,250,000. On 15 December, Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT) shares decreased -0.69% and was closed at $14.41. ALOT EPS growth in last 5 year was -16.70%. Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT) year to date (YTD) performance is 8.43%.
InterContinental Hotels Group Plc.( NYSE:IHG) said that it has agreed to acquire Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Group LLC for cash consideration of $430 million. Intercontinental Hotels Group plc (NYSE:IHG) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 33.30% and weekly performance is -7.70%. On last trading day company shares ended up $37.63. Intercontinental Hotels Group plc (NYSE:IHG) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -2.13%.
On Dec 10, Sports shoe maker Skechers USA Inc. (NYSE:SKX) is investing between $27 million and $30 million to open new stores across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, according to the company’s top executive. Skechers USA Inc. (NYSE:SKX) shares decreased -2.46% in last trading session and ended the day at $57.47. SKX Gross Margin is 44.90% and its return on assets is 8.80%. Skechers USA Inc. (NYSE:SKX) quarterly performance is -9.71%.