Today’s Hot List: NovaBay Pharmaceuticals (NYSEMKT:NBY), IHS (NYSE:IHS), Solitario Exploration (NYSEMKT:XPL), CIRCOR International, (NYSE:CIR), Hersha (NYSE:HT)

On July 31,2014 NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT:NBY), a biopharmaceutical company focusing on the development and commercialization of its non-antibiotic anti-infectives, today reported second quarter 2014 financial results and provided a clinical and commercialization update. NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:NBY) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is 22.55%. On last trading day company shares ended up $1.25. NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:NBY) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 34.76%.

IHS (NYSE:IHS) CFO Todd S. Hyatt unloaded 1,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $131.21, for a total value of $131,210.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 13,016 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,707,829. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission. IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS) shares moved up 0.31% in last trading session and ended the day at $140.65. IHS Gross Margin is 60.00% and its return on assets is 2.90%. IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS) quarterly performance is 16.22%.

On June 23,2014 Solitario Exploration & Royalty Corp. (NYSEMKT:XPL) is pleased to announce the initial NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate for its high-grade Bongará zinc project in northern Peru. The Mineral Resource Statement and Technical Report was prepared on behalf of Solitario by SRK Consulting (U.S.) Inc. (“SRK”), an independent and internationally recognized mining engineering firm. SRK verified and validated a comprehensive resource model previously developed by Solitario’s joint venture partner, Votorantim Metais (“Votorantim”).  On 19 August, Solitario Exploration & Royalty Corp. (NYSEMKT:XPL) shares moved up 0.68% and was closed at $1.48. XPL EPS growth in last 5 year was -24.60%. Solitario Exploration & Royalty Corp. (NYSEMKT:XPL) year to date (YTD) performance is 74.12%.

CIRCOR International (NYSE:CIR) announced its earnings results on Friday. The company reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.91. The company had revenue of $207.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $229.07 million. CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) ended the last trading day at $70.94. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.54%and price to cash ratio as 10.77. CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) showed a weekly performance of 2.66%.

On August 5,2014 Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT), owner of upscale hotels in urban gateway markets, announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) shares fell -0.29% in last trading session and ended the day on $6.88. HT Gross Margin is 37.10% and its return on assets is 4.20%. Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) quarterly performance is 13.72%.