Friday’s Hot Stocks: AK Steel Holding (NYSE:AKS), Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), Profire Energy (NASDAQ:PFIE), Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE:RBC), CBL & Associates Properties (NYSE:CBL)

Steel maker AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) posted a net loss of $17.1 million or 13 cents per share in second-quarter 2014 compared with a loss of $40.4 million or 30 cents per share in the year-ago quarter. Losses narrowed year over year as the company saw higher sales in the quarter on increased shipments. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s stock on 31 July traded at beginning with a price of $9.09 and when day-trade ended the stock finally decreased -1.62% to end at $9.10. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s showed weekly performance of 2.82%.

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) said its profit for the second quarter rose 28%, despite pumping oil and gas at its lowest rate in almost five years. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) on Thursday closed at $98.94. Stock institutional ownership is 51.20% while insider ownership includes 0.10%. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -3.22%.

Profire Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFIE) a technology company which manufactures, installs and services burner management systems and other combustion technologies for the oil and gas industry, is expanding its marketing, sales and service teams. It is also nearing completion on a number of operational initiatives, such as its Lindon, Utah warehouse expansion and the addition of another contract manufacturer for its manufacturing of selected US products. Profire Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFIE)’s shares on Thursday traded in the range of 3.35 – 3.45and ended up on $3.35. Profire Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFIE) distance from 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) is -13.55%. PFIE’s sales growth for past 5 years was 41.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 43.10%.

Industrial equipment manufacturer Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE:RBC) reported second-quarter 2014 adjusted earnings of $1.27 per share, up 12.4% from $1.13 in the year-ago quarter. Results, driven by revenue growth, productive acquisitions and operational improvements, were in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE:RBC)’s stock on 31 July decreased -0.86% to the closing price of $70.29. Its fifty two weeks range is $62.93 – 80.41. The total market capitalization recorded $3.177B. Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE:RBC) monthly performance is -10.80%.

CBL & Associates Properties Inc. (NYSE:CBL) and Horizon Group Properties, Inc. (HGPI), announced today the grand opening of The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass, which opened fully leased with 90 stores and eateries. CBL & Associates Properties Inc. (NYSE:CBL) on Thursday closed at $18.70. Stock institutional ownership is 90.30% while insider ownership includes 1.40%. CBL & Associates Properties Inc. (NYSE:CBL) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -1.44%.