Morning Watch List : Knowles (NYSE:KN), Synacor (NASDAQ:SYNC), Energy Transfer (NYSE:ETE), Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AUXL), Midsouth Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:MSL)

On Jul 28, 2014 Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN), a market leader and global supplier of advanced micro-acoustic solutions and specialty components, today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 and provided projections for the third quarter of 2014. Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 0.50% and weekly performance is 6.03%. On last trading day company shares ended up $32.18. Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 6.20%.

Synacor Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNC), the leading provider of next-gen start experiences, award-winning TV Everywhere solutions and cloud-based Identity Management (IDM) services, across multiple devices for cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies in the U.S. and abroad, today announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2014.Synacor, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNC) shares decreased -8.58% in last trading session and ended the day at $2.13. SYNC Gross Margin is 46.50% and its return on assets is -4.50%. Synacor, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNC) quarterly performance is -7.79%.

RBC Capital increased their price target on shares of Energy Transfer Equity (NYSE:ETE) from $61.00 to $63.00 in a research note issued on Monday. On 13 August, Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE:ETE) shares advanced 1.30% and was closed at $56.83. ETE EPS growth in last 5 year was -19.20%. Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE:ETE) year to date (YTD) performance is 42.29%.

Shares of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AUXL) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the fifteen brokerages that are covering the company. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AUXL) ended the last trading day at $17.31. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 5.19%and price to cash ratio as 11.38. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AUXL) showed a weekly performance of -12.71%.

MidSouth Bancorp (NYSE:MSL) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 28th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, October 15th will be given a dividend of 0.09 per share on Monday, November 3rd. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.93%. Midsouth Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:MSL) shares advanced 1.29% in last trading session and ended the day on $19.60. MSL return on assets is 0.90%. Midsouth Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:MSL) quarterly performance is 11.68%.