Morning Watch List: Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:SNTA), Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA), Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE:RBA), Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX), iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT)

Synta Pharma (NASDAQ:SNTA) announced the appointment of Chen Schor as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and Marc Schneebaum as the Company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, both effective as of December 8, 2014. Mr. Schneebaum will be replacing Keith S. Ehrlich, who will be stepping down as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, effective as of December 8, 2014. Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:SNTA) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is -8.31%. On last trading day company shares ended up $2.87. Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:SNTA) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -6.14%.

Encana (NYSE:ECA) was upgraded by equities researchers at TheStreet from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Thursday. Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) shares fell -3.29% in last trading session and ended the day at $14.97. ECA Gross Margin is 84.50% and its return on assets is 15.70%. Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) quarterly performance is -33.67%.

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE:RBA), hosted an unreserved public auction in Kearney, Nebraska Thursday, December 4, 2014. This week’s unreserved public auction includes items from a variety of sellers, including Nebraska and Kansas operated Landmark Implement. As such, the Kearney auction will feature a large selection of agricultural equipment for farmers. On 04 December, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE:RBA) shares fell -0.92% and was closed at $25.96. RBA EPS growth in last 5 year was 1.40%. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE:RBA) year to date (YTD) performance is 15.84%.

Kathy Mikells, chief financial officer, Xerox (NYSE:XRX) spoke at the Credit Suisse Annual Technology Conference, on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 11:30 a.m. ET. Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) ended the last trading day at $14.20. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.62% and price to cash ratio as 15.97. Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) showed a weekly performance of 2.23%.

iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) announced that Alison Dean, iRobot’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, discussed the company’s achievements and financial outlook on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 3:45 p.m. UKT at the NASDAQ OMX 31st Investor Program being held in London. iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) shares fell -1.73% in last trading session and ended the day at $36.92. IRBT Gross Margin is 45.90% and its return on assets is 7.30%. iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) quarterly performance is 10.90%.