5 Active Stocks: Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW), Allergan Inc. (NYSE:AGN), Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA), Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC)

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) sweetened its final offer only slightly from its first bid for rival Baker Hughes Inc., but the bump was magnified by a drop in Baker Hughes’s share price during merger talks this autumn between the world’s second- and third-largest oil-field service companies. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 10.70% and weekly performance is 4.92%. On last trading day company shares ended up $39.68. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -17.41%.

DALBAR has once again awarded Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) its 2014 annual Service Award for its long term care insurance, annuity and life insurance businesses. Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) shares decreased -3.14% in last trading session and ended the day at $8.32. GNW return on assets is -0.30%. Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) quarterly performance is -36.83%.

On Dec 17, the Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that a lawsuit was filed on behalf of investors who SOLD shares of Allergan Inc. (NYSE:AGN) between February 25, 2014 and April 21, 2014, over alleged Violations of Federal Securities Laws Violations by Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P, William A. Ackman, and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. On 22 December, Allergan Inc. (NYSE:AGN) shares decreased -0.58% and was closed at $211.40. AGN EPS growth in last 5 year was 17.90%. Allergan Inc. (NYSE:AGN) year to date (YTD) performance is 90.55%.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA) said Monday that it has reached a settlement agreement with Novartis AG related to the ongoing Fanapt license arbitration proceedings. Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is -4.34%. On last trading day company shares ended up $11.91. Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 1.01%.

Western Digital Corp (NYSE:WDC) VP Michael Charles Ray sold 3,688 shares of Western Digital Corp stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $104.84, for a total transaction of $386,649.92. Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) shares advanced 0.35% in last trading session and ended the day at $114.28. WDC Gross Margin is 29.00% and its return on assets is 10.00%. Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) quarterly performance is 18.28%.