Investor’s pick: Gold Fields Ltd. (NYSE:GFI), Orbital Sciences Corp. (NYSE:ORB), Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:TEP), Aspen Insurance Holdings (NYSE:AHL), Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK)

On January 16, Gold Fields Ltd. (NYSE:GFI) provide updated production and cost guidance for the Group for the December 2014 quarter (Q4 2014) and the full year 2014 (FY14). Attributable gold equivalent production for Q4 2014 is expected to be approximately 556,000 ounces (3q 2014:559)(3q 2014:000 ounces) at AISC of US$1,030/oz (3Q 2014: US$1,074/oz) and AIC of US$1,055/oz (3Q 2014: US$1,096/oz). Gold Fields Ltd. (NYSE:GFI) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is -7.10% and weekly performance is -5.62%. On last trading day company shares ended up $5.37. Gold Fields Ltd. (NYSE:GFI) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 17.22%.

On Jan. 16, Alliant Techsystems Inc. (NYSE:ATK) announced that its Board of Directors has established February 2, 2015 as the record date for the previously announced spin-off of its Sporting Group business to ATK stockholders as a newly formed company named Vista Outdoor Inc. (“Vista Outdoor”). As previously announced, ATK and Orbital Sciences Corp. (NYSE:ORB) have entered into a transaction agreement, whereby ATK’s Aerospace and Defense Groups will merge with Orbital immediately following the spin-off of ATK’s Sporting Group business. Orbital Sciences Corp. (NYSE:ORB) shares moved up 8.47% in last trading session and ended the day at $29.97. ORB Gross Margin is 18.50% and its return on assets is 5.30%. Orbital Sciences Corp. (NYSE:ORB) quarterly performance is 1.73%.

Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:TEP) announced that the board of directors of its general partner declared a quarterly cash distribution to partners of $0.485 per common unit for the fourth quarter of 2014, or $1.94 on an annualized basis. The quarterly distribution will be paid on Friday, February 13, 2015, to unitholders of record as of the close of business on Monday, January 26, 2015. On 23 January, Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:TEP) shares moved up 0.61% and was closed at $47.98. Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:TEP) year to date (YTD) performance is 8.45%.

Announced January 22, that a group of leading companies in the insurance industry announced today that they have established a micro insurance consortium and micro insurance venture incubator (MVI). The consortium consists of American International Group, Inc., Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:AHL), Catlin Group Limited LLC, Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC together with Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd., Transatlantic Reinsurance Company, X.L. Group, plc, and Zurich Insurance Group. Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:AHL) ended the last trading day at $43.40. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.17% and price to cash ratio as 2.10. Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:AHL) showed a weekly performance of 2.17%.

Nokia Co. (NYSE:NOK)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by investment analysts at Goldman Sachs in a note issued to investors on Thursday. Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) shares moved up 0.38% in last trading session and ended the day at $7.90. NOK Gross Margin is 43.70% and its return on assets is 6.60%. Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) quarterly performance is -0.38%.