Repros Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RPRX) is up almost 20% during trading, on news of successful trial results for its low testosterone treating drug. The trial of the drug was being conducted against a leading treatment of low testosterone and a placebo with two primary end-points. Repros’s drug Androxal showed better results in both measures of the trial and also had statistically significant results for the secondary endpoints. Repros Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RPRX) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is -13.37%. On last trading day company shares ended up $14.52. Repros Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RPRX) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -7.97%.
J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) announced the commencement of cash tender offers (collectively, the “Tender Offers” and, each individually, with respect to a series of Securities, the “Tender Offer” with respect to such series) by J. C. Penney to purchase up to $300 million aggregate principal amount (the “Maximum Tender Amount”) of the three outstanding series of securities issued by JCP, and for which the Company is co-obligor, described in the table below (collectively, the “Securities”), except that with respect to the 7.95% Debentures due 2017 (the “2017 Debentures”), J. C. Penney is only offering to purchase up to $100 million principal amount . J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) shares decreased -0.72% in last trading session and ended the day at $11.06. JCP Gross Margin is 31.50% and its return on assets is -8.50%. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) quarterly performance is 28.46%.
Sutron Corporation designs , manufactures, markets and sells products and systems that enables government and commercial entities to monitor and collect hydrological, meteorological and oceanic data for the management of critical water resources, for early warning of potentially disastrous floods, storms or tsunamis and for the optimization of hydropower plants. On 12 September, Sutron Corporation (NASDAQ:STRN) shares decreased -0.39% and was closed at $5.15. STRN EPS growth in last 5 year was 9.90%. Sutron Corporation (NASDAQ:STRN) year to date (YTD) performance is 0.19%.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is in talks with the makers of the hit game Minecraft to acquire the company. Scarlet Fu revealed this on Bloomberg. Minecraft is developed by Mojang, a Swedish privately held company. Though by standards of Xbox games that Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) and other companies make, Minecraft doesn’t even come close, but many people attribute exactly that, its simplicity and crude graphics as a reason for its success. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is planning to spend $2 billion in the acquisition. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 25.40% and weekly performance is 1.71%. On last trading day company shares ended up $46.69. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 6.24%.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on Journal Communications Inc. (NYSE:JRN) shares. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Journal Communications from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, August 11th. Journal Communications Inc. (NYSE:JRN) shares increased 1.44% in last trading session and ended the day at $10.56. JRN Gross Margin is 45.60% and its return on assets is 9.00%. Journal Communications Inc. (NYSE:JRN) quarterly performance is 30.05%.