Top Stories: Otonomy, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTIC), The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN), Mechel OAO (NYSE:MTL), Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN), WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC)

On 9 October Otonomy, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTIC) announced the enrollment of the first patients in a multiple-dose safety study of OTO-104 initiated in the United Kingdom (U.K.) in patients with Ménière’s disease. Otonomy, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTIC) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its performance is 3.27%. On last trading day company shares ended up $22.43. Otonomy, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTIC) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 9.68%.

Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Credit Suisse in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a $1,550.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $1,600.00. Credit Suisse’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 46.40% from the stock’s previous close. The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) shares moved up 0.38% in last trading session and ended the day at $1077.27. PCLN Gross Margin is 87.30% and its return on assets is 19.60%. The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) quarterly performance is -11.40%.

On 14 October Mechel OAO (NYSE:MTL) announced financial results for the 1H 2014. Compared with the first half of 2013, consolidated revenue went down by 26%, which was due to a decrease in the steel division’s revenue after the group disposed of its Romanian enterprises, as well as a cutdown in sales of third-party products. On 17 October, Mechel OAO (NYSE:MTL) shares decreased -15.96% and was closed at $0.83. MTL EPS growth in last 5 year was -27.50%. Mechel OAO (NYSE:MTL) year to date (YTD) performance is -67.50%.

On 13 October Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) said it will close its Buffalo, New York prepared foods plant on January 3rd. This closure will affect 287 jobs. According to a report on, Tyson had said in July it would close the Buffalo plant, along with production facilities in Cherokee, Iowa, and Santa Teresa, New Mexico. For more on this story, view the clip above. Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) ended the last trading day at $37.56. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 3.32% and price to cash ratio as 24.03. Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) showed a weekly performance of -7.08%.

On 16 October WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) reported Q4 EPS of $0.77, $0.13 better than the analyst estimate of $0.64. Revenue for the quarter came in at $97.6 million versus the consensus estimate of $98.2 million. WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) shares moved up 5.84% in last trading session and ended the day at $71.90. WDFC Gross Margin is 52.00% and its return on assets is 12.20%. WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) quarterly performance is 4.99%.