Watch 5 Stocks: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM), Fomento Economico Mexicano (NYSE:FMX), Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE:REN), Highwoods Properties (NYSE:HIW)

On Jan 16, a proposed voluntary dismissal of a shareholder derivative action and is being given pursuant to an order of The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. The purpose of the notice is to advise Chesapeake shareholders that plaintiff, M. Lee Arnold, in the below referenced action wishes to voluntarily dismiss the case. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 2.60% and weekly performance is 8.41%. On last trading day company shares ended up $19.08. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -5.28%.

On Jan 16, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) reported a record 40 percent jump in 2014 net profit and said was eyeing expanding production in the word’s biggest handset market, China. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) shares increased 2.17% in last trading session and ended the day at $23.09. TSM Gross Margin is 47.40% and its return on assets is 16.00%. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) quarterly performance is 11.44%.

Shares of Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB (NYSE:FMX) have earned an average broker rating score of 2.14 (Buy) from the seven brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. On 20 January, Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB (ADR) (NYSE:FMX) shares increased 0.15% and was closed at $86.35. FMX EPS growth in last 5 year was 18.60%. Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB (ADR) (NYSE:FMX) year to date (YTD) performance is -1.91%.

Resolute Energy Corp (NYSE:REN) CEO Nicholas J. Sutton purchased 200,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 13th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $0.73 per share, with a total value of $146,000.00. Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE:REN) ended the last trading day at $0.80. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 13.20% and price to cash ratio as 88.47. Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE:REN) showed a weekly performance of -1.72%.

On Jan 12, Highwoods Properties Inc. (NYSE:HIW) said it will release its 2014 fourth quarter results on Tuesday, February 10, after the market closes. Highwoods Properties Inc. (NYSE:HIW) shares moved down -1.07% in last trading session and ended the day at $47.37. HIW Gross Margin is 62.80% and its return on assets is 3.00%. Highwoods Properties Inc. (NYSE:HIW) quarterly performance is 18.51%.