Market Watch: Weibo Corporation (NASDAQ:WB), Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDP), Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE), Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), Aegion Corporation (NASDAQ:AEGN)

Shares of Weibo Corp (NYSE:WB) have received an average rating of “Buy” from the eleven brokerages that are presently covering the stock, Stock Ratings reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating on the company. Weibo Corporation (NASDAQ:WB) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is -37.40% and weekly performance is -6.03%. On last trading day company shares ended up $14.34. Weibo Corporation (NASDAQ:WB) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -17.85%.

On Dec. 12, Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDP) a leading contributor to and provider of Apache™ Hadoop®, commenced on The Nasdaq Stock Market on December 12, 2014. Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDP) shares advanced 5.40% in last trading session and ended the day at $27.92. HDP Gross Margin is 37.10% and its return on assets is -68.40%.

Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) announced that it recently acquired a contiguous block of 5,120 net acres in Hutchinson County, prospective for its primary drilling target, the Cleveland sandstone. On 30 December, Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) shares moved down -0.62% and was closed at $11.29. Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) year to date (YTD) performance is -22.03%.

Local students will have a chance to spotlight their favorite teachers through Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)’s “My Favorite Teacher” contest. The contest, which began at a local Smithfield store, was picked up by the Barnes & Noble Company and has since grown to include winners on the state, regional and national levels. Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) ended the last trading day at $23.37. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.73% and price to cash ratio as 4.94. Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) showed a weekly performance of 1.08%.

On Dec. 18, Aegion Corporation (NASDAQ:AEGN), announced that its partner GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) reported that the ZOE-50 Phase 3 study met its primary endpoint. Analysis of the primary endpoint showed that HZ/su reduced the risk of shingles by 97.2 per cent in adults aged 50 years and older compared to placebo. Aegion Corporation (NASDAQ:AEGN) shares advanced 1.51% in last trading session and ended the day at $18.77. AEGN Gross Margin is 20.70% and its return on assets is 1.10%. Aegion Corporation (NASDAQ:AEGN) quarterly performance is -15.64%.