Investor’s Choice: Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE:TLM), Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), First Savings Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSFG), Getty Realty (NYSE:GTY), Interval Leisure (NASDAQ:IILG)

On Dec 15, Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE:TLM) said it has agreed to be acquired by Spain’s Repsol SA in an $8.3-billion (U.S.) deal that allows Repsol to expand in Canada and internationally at a time of weak energy markets. Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE:TLM) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is -7.20% and weekly performance is 0.51%. On last trading day company shares ended up $7.83. Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE:TLM) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 33.61%.

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the forty analysts that are currently covering the company, reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and twenty-two have assigned a buy rating to the company Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares moved down -0.35% in last trading session and ended the day at $28.36. CSCO Gross Margin is 58.50% and its return on assets is 7.50%. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) quarterly performance is 12.67%.

On Dec. 19, First Savings Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSFG) announced that its wholly-owned bank subsidiary has completed its conversion from a federal savings bank to a commercial bank, effective today. The bank now operates as an Indiana-chartered commercial bank under the name “First Savings Bank” and as a member of the Federal Reserve System. On 30 December, First Savings Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSFG) shares advanced 2.97% and was closed at $26.34. FSFG EPS growth in last 5 year was 197.70%. First Savings Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSFG) year to date (YTD) performance is 17.38%.

On Dec 12, Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE:GTY) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $0.14 per common share, payable on January 8, 2015 to holders of record on December 24, 2014. The special cash dividend is in addition to the $0.22 per common share regular cash dividend for the fourth quarter of 2014 that was declared by the Company’s Board of Directors on November 4, 2014. Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE:GTY) ended the last trading day at $18.52. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.17% and price to cash ratio as 73.68. Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE:GTY) showed a weekly performance of 1.37%.

On Dec 17, Hyatt Vacation Ownership (HVO), an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IILG) announced the highly anticipated opening of the luxury Hyatt Kā’anapali Beach, a Hyatt Residence Club Resort. Located on one of Maui’s most sought-after beaches, the 131-unit property joins 15 other upscale shared ownership resorts marketed and managed by HVO. The project is a joint venture with an affiliate of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IILG) shares moved down -1.53% in last trading session and ended the day at $20.55. IILG Gross Margin is 59.60% and its return on assets is 7.80%. Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IILG) quarterly performance is 8.44%.