Hot Stocks: Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN), Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTI), Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK), Kodiak Oil & Gas (NYSE:KOG), Honda Motor (NYSE:HMC)

Texas Instruments (NYSE:TXN) VP Kevin J. Ritchie unloaded 259,375 shares of Texas Instruments stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.29, for a total value of $13,303,343.75. Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 19.30% and weekly performance is 2.52%. On last trading day company shares ended up $52.85. Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 10.21%.

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTI) says it has entered into a distribution deal with Navarre, a unit of WYNIT Distribution LLC, for the Colorado solar-technology company’s EnerPlex line of photovoltaic-powered consumer products. Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTI) shares moved up 3.98% in last trading session and ended the day at $1.83. ASTI return on assets is -195.10%. Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTI) quarterly performance is -16.82%.

On Nov 13, Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the financial year ended September 30, 2013 on November 13, 2013. On 24 November, Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) shares decreased -1.03% and was closed at $27.99. WBK EPS growth in last 5 year was 14.20%. Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) year to date (YTD) performance is -1.13%.

Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp (NYSE:KOG) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the seventeen ratings firms that are covering the stock, AnalystRatings.Net reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE:KOG) ended the last trading day at $10.21. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 4.28% and price to cash ratio as 92.71. Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE:KOG) showed a weekly performance of 6.58%.

Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (NYSE:HMC) American Honda Motor Co. agreed in a regulatory filing Monday that it failed to report thousands of accidents involving its vehicles to U.S. regulators that caused deaths and injury. The occurrence of these accidents were for a eleven year period from 2003 to date. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (NYSE:HMC) belongs to Consumer Goods sector. Its net profit margin is 5.20% and weekly performance is 0.54%. On last trading day company shares ended up $31.68. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (NYSE:HMC) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -1.82%.