Arch Coal Inc., (NYSE:ACI) a producer of the commodity in Appalachia and the western United States, rose the most in more than two months after reporting an increase in cash on hand and profit that beat analysts’ estimates. The company also said it had $1.05 billion of cash and short-term investments as of Sept. 30, almost $60 million more than at the end of the preceding quarter. Arch, which reports its full quarterly results on Oct. 28, said it was publishing Monday’s preliminary earnings because of “recent unprecedented market conditions.” The company produces coal for power stations and steelmakers, and prices of both types have slumped, spurring some U.S. producers to idle or close mines. Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE:ACI) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is -24.30% and weekly performance is -9.30%. On last trading day company shares ended up $1.56. Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE:ACI) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -42.72%.
In celebration of the game’s five year anniversary milestone, Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA), a leading social game developer, on 9 October launches New Words With Friends to players around the world today on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and for Google Play. As the most significant upgrade to Words With Friends since its launch in 2009, players will find the same game-play they love, now loaded with brand-new features they have requested with a more immersive playing experience and dynamic redesign. Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) shares moved down -3.80% in last trading session and ended the day at $2.28. ZNGA Gross Margin is 68.20% and its return on assets is -6.30%. Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) quarterly performance is -26.45%.
MicroVision, Inc. (NASDAQ:MVIS), a leader in innovative ultra-miniature projection display technology, on 7 October announced that in the third quarter it delivered customized PicoP® display modules to its customer, a worldwide leader in logistics, transportation, package delivery and freight forwarding. On 13 October, Microvision Inc. (NASDAQ:MVIS) shares moved down -5.65% and was closed at $1.67. MVIS EPS growth in last 5 year was 35.60%. Microvision Inc. (NASDAQ:MVIS) year to date (YTD) performance is 26.52%.
Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announces that it is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of Durata Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:DRTX) regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to the Company’s entry into an agreement to be acquired by Actavis plc (“Actavis”) (NYSE: ACT), in a transaction valued at approximately $675 million. Durata Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:DRTX) ended the last trading day at $23.75. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.15% and price to cash ratio as 18.33. Durata Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:DRTX) showed a weekly performance of -2.02%.
Territorial Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:TBNK) General Counsel Vernon Hirata sold 5,084 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, September 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.60, for a total transaction of $104,730.40. Following the completion of the sale, the general counsel now directly owns 77,596 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,598,478. Territorial Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:TBNK) shares moved up 0.05% in last trading session and ended the day at $20.74. TBNK return on assets is 0.90%. Territorial Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:TBNK) quarterly performance is 1.62%.