Look At 5 Stocks: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN), Mad Catz Interactive Inc. (NYSEMKT:MCZ), SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM), The Medicines (NASDAQ:MDCO), Carnival (NYSE:CUK)

Shares of Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN) saw a large growth in short interest during the month of November. As of November 28th, there was short interest totalling 18,600,104 shares, a growth of 9.6% from the November 14th total of 16,968,635 shares, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) belongs to Financial sector. Its net profit margin is 30.70% and weekly performance is -3.84%. On last trading day company shares ended up $10.01. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 1.36%.

On Dec 10, Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (NYSEMKT:MCZ) announced the shipping of the Mad Catz C.T.R.L.i and Micro C.T.R.L.i Mobile Gamepads, a new range of controllers designed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Mad Catz Interactive Inc. (NYSEMKT:MCZ) shares remains unchanged in last trading session and ended the day at $0.44. MCZ Gross Margin is 26.50% and its return on assets is -6.90%. Mad Catz Interactive Inc. (NYSEMKT:MCZ) quarterly performance is -13.73%.

BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of SM Energy (NYSE:SM) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a report issued on Monday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. On 15 December, SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) shares fell -2.11% and was closed at $30.19. SM EPS growth in last 5 year was 12.70%. SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) year to date (YTD) performance is -63.62%.

On Dec 11, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO), announced that Alnylam has initiated a Phase 1 clinical trial with ALN-PCSsc, an investigational agent for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia. The initiation of this trial has triggered a $10 million milestone from The Medicines Company to Alnylam. The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO) ended the last trading day at $25.14. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 4.47% and price to cash ratio as 4.62. The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO) showed a weekly performance of -6.89%.

On Dec. 12 Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) has scheduled a conference call for 10:00 a.m. (EDT); 3:00 p.m. (GMT), Friday, December 19, 2014, to discuss the company’s fourth quarter financial results which are expected to be released that morning. Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) shares increased 0.28% in last trading session and ended the day at $42.74. CUK Gross Margin is 45.70% and its return on assets is 3.50%. Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) quarterly performance is 10.04%.