Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announces that it is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:NPSP) regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to the Company’s entry into an agreement to be acquired by Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG), in a transaction valued at approximately $5.2 billion. NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:NPSP) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is 0.50% and weekly performance is 8.45%. On last trading day company shares ended up $45.45. NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:NPSP) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 32.71%.
Shares of American Realty Capital Properties (NASDAQ:ARCP) were the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 39,219,224 shares, a growth of 25.6% from the December 15th total of 31,226,578 shares, Analyst RN reports. American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARCP) shares decreased -1.70% in last trading session and ended the day at $9.23. ARCP Gross Margin is 89.50% and its return on assets is -4.70%. American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARCP) quarterly performance is -22.11%.
Rogers Communications Inc. (NYSE:RCI) President and Chief Executive Officer, Guy Laurence announced the appointment of Dirk Woessner to President of the Consumer Business Unit, effective April 6, 2015. On 16 January, Rogers Communications Inc. (NYSE:RCI) shares increased 1.71% and was closed at $39.27. RCI EPS growth in last 5 year was 15.50%. Rogers Communications Inc. (NYSE:RCI) year to date (YTD) performance is 1.06%.
On Jan 15, Interval Leisure Group, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:IILG) principle business, Interval International, which is a leading vacation services provider, declared a long-term agreement with Divi Resorts. Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IILG) ended the last trading day at $22.42. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 3.05% and price to cash ratio as 15.26. Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IILG) showed a weekly performance of -1.36%.
On Jan 14, Saratoga Resources Inc. (NYSEMKT:SARA) announced that it has received various inquiries regarding interest payments mistakenly credited to certain debt holder accounts and subsequently reversed. The interest payments scheduled to be made on December 31, 2014 and January 1, 2015 were not made on those dates. However, the interest payments are not in default under the applicable indentures until 30 days after the scheduled payment dates. Saratoga Resources Inc. (NYSEMKT:SARA) shares increased 5.55% in last trading session and ended the day at $0.19. SARA Gross Margin is 48.60% and its return on assets is -18.00%. Saratoga Resources Inc. (NYSEMKT:SARA) quarterly performance is -75.31%.