Fast Moving Stocks: Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE:TLM), Receptos (NASDAQ:RCPT), Prana Biotechnology Limited (NASDAQ:PRAN), Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (NASDAQ:GLDD), Gannett Co. (NYSE:GCI)

Oil producers have been focusing on preserving their financial strength in order to prepare for what could be a tough crude pricing environment next year. Even so, Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE:TLM) could struggle beyond pricing as it does not generate enough cash to meet its capital requirements. Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE:TLM) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is -7.20% and weekly performance is -21.63%. On last trading day company shares ended up $4.71. Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE:TLM) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -31.94%.


Research analysts at Leerink Swann upped their price objective on shares of Receptos (NASDAQ:RCPT) from $130.00 to $186.00 in a report released on Monday. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. Receptos, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCPT) shares moved up 4.50% in last trading session and ended the day at $135.30. RCPT return on assets is -40.20%. Receptos, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCPT) quarterly performance is 164.52%.


On Nov 19, Prana Biotechnology Limited (NASDAQ:PRAN) has released results of a phase II trial of its PBT2 candidate in Huntington’s disease, finding the drug to be generally well tolerated. Results from the trial have been published in the journal Lancet Neurology. On 28 November, Prana Biotechnology Limited (NASDAQ:PRAN) shares remains unchanged and was closed at $1.62. PRAN EPS growth in last 5 year was 21.70%. Prana Biotechnology Limited (NASDAQ:PRAN) year to date (YTD) performance is -76.89%.


On Nov 19, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD) announced that it intends to offer up to $25 million in aggregate principal amount of 7.375% Senior Notes due 2019 (the “Notes”). The Notes, if issued, would be senior unsecured obligations of the Company and its subsidiaries that guarantee the Notes. Each of the Company’s existing and future wholly owned domestic subsidiaries that guarantees its senior secured revolving credit facility would unconditionally guarantee the Notes. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD) ended the last trading day at $7.58. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.09% and price to cash ratio as 21.60. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD) showed a weekly performance of 2.02%.


On Nov. 17, Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) announced today that Alison (Ali) Engel, formerly senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of A. H. Belo Corporation, has been named vice president of finance, reporting to Gannett President and CEO GraciaMartore. Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) shares fell -0.58% in last trading session and ended the day at $32.55. GCI Gross Margin is 46.70% and its return on assets is 5.10%. Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) quarterly performance is -3.01%.