On Nov. 17, Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) said it has agreed to buy the animal health business of Abbott Laboratories for $255 million, less than a week after it surfaced that activist investor William Ackman has taken a roughly $2 billion stake in the company. Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is 11.90% and weekly performance is 1.14%. On last trading day company shares ended up $44.37. Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 14.64%.
WEX Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)’s European commercial fuel card (“Esso Card”) program through a majority owned joint venture, WEX Europe Services Limited. As part of this transaction, both parties have agreed to enter into a long term supply agreement to serve the current and future Esso Card customers and to grow the business. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) shares advanced 2.00% in last trading session and ended the day at $92.35. XOM Gross Margin is 24.80% and its return on assets is 9.70%. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) quarterly performance is -5.55%.
BancFirst (NASDAQ:BANF) EVP Karen James unloaded 2,371 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.00, for a total value of $59,275.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 12,743 shares in the company, valued at approximately $318,575. On 01 December, BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQ:BANF) shares decreased -2.73% and was closed at $62.26. BANF EPS growth in last 5 year was 4.10%. BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQ:BANF) year to date (YTD) performance is 12.83%.
On Nov. 18, Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS), announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. Total net revenues increased by 130.0% year over year to US$882.6 million, primarily attributable to a 136.8% year-over-year increase in the number of active customers to 9.5 million and a 117.6% year-over-year increase in total orders to 25.5 million. Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) ended the last trading day at $22.40. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 3.70% and price to cash ratio as 10.71. Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) showed a weekly performance of -1.23%.
Zacks reiterated their neutral rating on shares of Covance (NYSE:CVD) in a research note released on Tuesday morning. They currently have a $105.00 target price on the stock. Covance Inc. (NYSE:CVD) shares remains unchanged in last trading session and ended the day at $102.62. CVD Gross Margin is 28.30% and its return on assets is 7.10%. Covance Inc. (NYSE:CVD) quarterly performance is 23.10%.