Morning Alert: Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), MannKind (NASDAQ:MNKD), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Southwest Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:OKSB), Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE)

Intel Corporation (INTC) has announced its modem that is integrated with a power amplifier to provide 3G network speeds to devices. The size of the modem is approximately 300 square millimeters, potentially the smallest modem-chip in the world. Called the XMM 6255, Intel targets the modem at the Internet of Things devices, for use in fields like healthcare and technology. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 19.10% and weekly performance is 0.84%. On last trading day company shares ended up $34.79. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 6.76%.

On August 11,2014 Drug makers Sanofi and MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) on Monday entered into a global licensing deal for the development and commercialization of world’s only available inhaled insulin Afrezza to treat type 1 and type 2 diabetes in adults.  MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) shares moved up 1.70% in last trading session and ended the day at $7.47. MNKD return on assets is -91.30%. MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) quarterly performance is -12.69%.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has taken some strict measures to check the entry of the apps designed for scamming customers. The company has also revised policies that will be applicable to all new applications submitted and also to the updates of the existing apps for both Windows and Windows Phone Store, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s says. On 27 August, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares fell -0.31% and was closed at $44.87. MSFT EPS growth in last 5 year was 10.20%. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) year to date (YTD) performance is 22.46%.

Southwest Bancorp (NASDAQ:OKSB) Director James M. Morris II purchased 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 4th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $15.31 per share, for a total transaction of $30,620.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 28,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $428,680. Southwest Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:OKSB) ended the last trading day at $16.54. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 3.26%and price to cash ratio as 2.84. Southwest Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:OKSB) showed a weekly performance of 2.99%.

On August 14,2014 Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE), the ethanol producer based in Omaha, doubled its dividend and approved a share repurchase program of up to $100 million of the company’s shares of common stock effective immediately. Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) shares moved up 1.80% in last trading session and ended the day on $44.60. GPRE Gross Margin is 9.60% and its return on assets is 7.30%. Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) quarterly performance is 53.11%.