Moving Stocks : EMC (NYSE:EMC), Walgreen (NYSE:WAG), Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS), Natural Grocers (NYSE:NGVC), Fresh Del Monte Produce (NYSE:FDP)

EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.115 per common share.┬áThe dividend will be payable on October 23, 2014 to shareholders of record on October 1, 2014. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC)’s stock on 01 August when day-trade ended the stock finally decreased -0.82% to end at $29.06. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC)’s showed weekly performance of 1.42%.

Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG) today announced that, effective July 31, 2014, Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy will now serve as the exclusive specialty pharmacy provider for select Sigma-Tau prescription drugs, Adagen(R) (pegademase bovine), Cystaran(R) (cysteamine ophthalmic solution) and Matulane(R) (procarbazine hydrochloride). As a result of this agreement, each of these drugs can now be obtained through Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy locations.Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG) on Friday closed at $70.53. Stock institutional ownership is 66.50% while insider ownership includes 7.73%. Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -2.79%.

Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) ophthalmology division, Alcon, received encouraging news when Simbrinza was approved by the European Commission. Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS)’s shares on Friday traded in the range of 86.09 – 87.36and ended up on $86.90. Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) distance from 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) is 5.75%. NVS’s sales growth for past 5 years was 6.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 0.80%.

On July 31, 2014, Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC). issued a press release announcing results for its third quarter ended June 30, 2014. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC)’s stock on 01 August decreased -8.77% to the closing price of $20.69. Its fifty two weeks range is $18.95 – 44.60. The total market capitalization recorded $465.0M. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) monthly performance is 3.99%.

Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. (NYSE:FDP) today announced that its board of directors declared an interim cash dividend of twelve and a half cents ($0.125) per share, payable on September 5, 2014 to shareholders of record on August 13, 2014.Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. (NYSE:FDP) on Friday closed at $29.95. Stock institutional ownership is 66.10% while insider ownership includes 9.60%. Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. (NYSE:FDP) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 0.54%.