Investor’s Choice: Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS), Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL), NTT DOCOMO, Inc. (NYSE:DCM), Splunk, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK), Air Methods Corp. (NASDAQ:AIRM)

On Dec 22, Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach earlier this year. The office supply retailer announced in October that it was looking into a potential credit card breach, adding to a long list of retailers recently hit by cyberattacks. Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 2.70% and weekly performance is 3.79%. On last trading day company shares ended up $17.82. Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 28.71%.

On Dec 15, Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) announced its collaborator Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, has completed the filing of its New Drug Application (NDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for cobimetinib, a specific MEK inhibitor discovered by Exelixis, in combination with vemurafenib for previously untreated patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic melanoma harboring a BRAF V600 mutation. Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) shares fell -0.77% in last trading session and ended the day at $1.29. EXEL Gross Margin is 92.80% and its return on assets is -61.60%. Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) quarterly performance is -16.77%.

Shares of NTT Docomo Inc (NYSE:DCM) were the target of a large decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 14th, there was short interest totalling 274,585 shares, a decline of 52.6% from the October 31st total of 579,140 shares, American Banking reports. On 24 December, NTT DOCOMO, Inc. (NYSE:DCM) shares fell -1.00% and was closed at $14.83. NTT DOCOMO, Inc. (NYSE:DCM) year to date (YTD) performance is -10.18%.

On Dec 17, Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), announced that Splunk® Enterprise has been named Best Business Application at the fifth annual V3 Technology Awards. The awards recognize the best products, vendors and individuals in the U.K. technology industry. Splunk Enterprise was shortlisted in the Best Business Application category by the V3 editorial team and the winners were decided based on votes from V3 readers. Splunk, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) ended the last trading day at $61.49. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.97% and price to cash ratio as 9.36. Splunk, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) showed a weekly performance of 8.60%.

On Dec. 11, Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ:AIRM), announced that Jay Francis has been appointed as president of Sundance Helicopters. Francis will succeed Bob Engelbrecht who is transitioning to the role of interim president for the Tourism Division. Air Methods Corp. (NASDAQ:AIRM) shares fell -0.23% in last trading session and ended the day at $43.03. AIRM Gross Margin is 38.10% and its return on assets is 6.70%. Air Methods Corp. (NASDAQ:AIRM) quarterly performance is -22.95%.