Today’s Hot List : Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ), KeyCorp. (NYSE:KEY), Post Properties Inc. (NYSE:PPS), International Shipholding (NYSE:ISH), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM)

Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) ’s effort to sell a majority stake in its networking business in China to a local buyer is the latest example of tension between the U.S. and China affecting the ability of technology firms from both countries to do business in each others’ markets. Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 4.50% and weekly performance is 2.25%. On last trading day company shares ended up $34.93. Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -2.38%.

KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) CEO Beth E. Mooney purchased 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 17th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $12.32 per share, with a total value of $246,400.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 423,748 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,220,575. KeyCorp. (NYSE:KEY) shares increased 0.71% in last trading session and ended the day at $12.79. KEY return on assets is 1.00%. KeyCorp. (NYSE:KEY) quarterly performance is -6.02%.

Post Properties (NYSE:PPS) was upgraded by Zacks from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm currently has a $58.70 price objective on the stock. Zacks‘s price target suggests a potential upside of 6.98% from the stock’s previous close. On 24 October, Post Properties Inc. (NYSE:PPS) shares decreased -1.45% and was closed at $54.39. PPS EPS growth in last 5 year was 21.10%. Post Properties Inc. (NYSE:PPS) year to date (YTD) performance is 23.03%.

International Shipholding Corporation (NYSE:ISH) announced that it will release its third quarter earnings results following the close of the market on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, and will host a conference call to discuss the results at 10:00 AM ET on Thursday, November 6, 2014. International Shipholding Corp. (NYSE:ISH) ended the last trading day at $18.95. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 3.80% and price to cash ratio as 8.76. International Shipholding Corp. (NYSE:ISH) showed a weekly performance of 0.48%.

On October 21, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM) assigned a rating of Baa1 (hyb) to Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce’s (CIBC, Aa3 Negative, C+/a2 Stable) CAD1 billion Basel III compliant NVCC subordinated debt. Proceeds from the issuance will be added to the bank’s general funds and used for general purposes. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM) shares increased 0.52% in last trading session and ended the day at $89.55. CM return on assets is 0.80%. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM) quarterly performance is -3.27%.