Hot Watch List: Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL), Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE:SEM), PDL BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDLI), Synovus Financial Corporation (NYSE:SNV), GasLog Partners (NYSE:GLOP)

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) outlined its industry as a service strategy as it pitched financial services customers and targeted various CXOs in what equates to a roadshow for the company’s cloud offerings. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 28.10% and weekly performance is -0.49%. On last trading day company shares ended up $42.93. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 2.29%.

On Jan. 9, Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE:SEM) announced its business outlook for calendar year 2015. Select Medical expects consolidated net operating revenues for the full year 2015 to be in the range of $3.1 billion to $3.2 billion. Select Medical expects net income before interest, income taxes, depreciation and amortization, stock compensation expense, other income/(expense), and equity in earnings/(losses), or Adjusted EBITDA for the full year 2015 to be in the range of $370 million to $385 million. Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE:SEM) shares increased 2.86% in last trading session and ended the day at $14.41. SEM Gross Margin is 16.00% and its return on assets is 5.30%. Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE:SEM) quarterly performance is 22.02%.

Shares of PDL BioPharma (NASDAQ:PDLI) were the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in November. As of November 28th, there was short interest totalling 38,082,894 shares, a growth of 3.5% from the November 14th total of 36,790,945 shares, Analyst Ratings Net reports. On 13 January, PDL BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDLI) shares increased 0.68% and was closed at $7.43. PDLI EPS growth in last 5 year was 2.30%. PDL BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDLI) year to date (YTD) performance is -3.63%.

Senior Analyst Kevin Barker of Compass Point Research & Trading says Synovus Financial Corporation (NYSE:SNV) is one of the best-positioned midcap regional banks due to a large deferred tax asset that he believes will open doors for the company. Barker says this will in turn create opportunities for Synovus to do tuck-in acquisitions and grow the balance sheet.“You’re going to see the company continue to increase the amount of capital that it is going to return to shareholders via buybacks, dividends and tuck-in acquisitions primarily as it eats up DTA. Also, it is well-positioned in Georgia and Florida, where we are seeing the most growth,” Barker added. Synovus Financial Corporation (NYSE:SNV) ended the last trading day at $25.27. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.15% and price to cash ratio as 2.80. Synovus Financial Corporation (NYSE:SNV) showed a weekly performance of -1.17%.

GasLog Partners (NASDAQ:GLOP) was downgraded by Zacks from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report issued on Wednesday. They currently have a $23.50 price target on the stock. Zacks‘s price objective would indicate a potential downside of 6.89% from the company’s current price. GasLog Partners LP (NYSE:GLOP) shares decreased -0.62% in last trading session and ended the day at $22.38. GasLog Partners LP (NYSE:GLOP) quarterly performance is -11.86%.