Why Need to Watch : Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ:NWBO), Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM), Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC), Learning Tree (NASDAQ:LTRE), Gramercy Property Trust (NYSE:GPT)

Northwest Biotherapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBO) (“NW Bio”) on 14 Aug 2014 announced the pricing of $17.5 million aggregate principal amount of its unsecured convertible notes (the “Notes”) in a private placement.The Notes are initially convertible at $7.30 per share a 10% premium above the closing market price of $6.64 per share on August 13 2014.NW Bio plans to use the offering proceeds to fund new manufacturing capacity in Europe and for general corporate purposes. Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBO) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is -3.77%. On last trading day company shares ended up $6.38. Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBO) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -5.55%.

Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) and rival Limelight Networks Inc. on Monday continued sparring over patent infringement culpability in their long-running row, with each filing briefs suggesting how the Federal Circuit should decide Limelight’s role in joint, direct infringement of Akamai’s Web content delivery patent. Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) shares moved up 0.31% in last trading session and ended the day at $60.89. AKAM Gross Margin is 68.50% and its return on assets is 9.20%. Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) quarterly performance is 16.56%.

Investors in Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:MPC) saw new options become available this week, for the September 20th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the MPC options chain for the new September 20th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest. On 19 August, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) shares moved up 1.68% and was closed at $91.60. MPC EPS growth in last 5 year was 14.30%. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) year to date (YTD) performance is 1.39%.

Learning Tree International (NASDAQ:LTRE) announced on 07 Aug 2014 its revenues and results of operations for its third quarter of fiscal year 2014, which ended June 27, 2014. In its third quarter of fiscal year 2014, Learning Tree reported revenues of $28.8 million, loss from operations of $2.7 million, and net loss of $2.7 million or ($0.21) per share. These results compare with revenues of $29.0 million, loss from operations of $1.0 million and net loss of $1.1 million, or ($0.08) per share in its third quarter of fiscal year 2013. Learning Tree International Inc. (NASDAQ:LTRE) ended the last trading day at $2.41. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 3.33%and price to cash ratio as 1.37. Learning Tree International Inc. (NASDAQ:LTRE) showed a weekly performance of -3.98%.

Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (NYSE:GPT), a real estate investment trust (the “Company”), announced today that it priced the public offering of 3,500,000 shares of its 7.125% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, liquidation preference $25.00 per share (the “Series B Preferred Stock”), for gross proceeds of $87.5 million before deducting the underwriting discount and estimated offering expenses payable by the Company. Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (NYSE:GPT) shares moved up 0.33% in last trading session and ended the day on $6.16. GPT Gross Margin is 90.80% and its return on assets is 90.20%. Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (NYSE:GPT) quarterly performance is 12.61%.