Moving Stocks: The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP), Diebold (NYSE:DBD), Quad/Graphics (NYSE:QUAD), Banco Latinoamericano Comerc Exterior (NYSE:BLX)

Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) was the target of a large increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 27,807,602 shares, an increase of 15.3% from the December 15th total of 24,115,252 shares, Analyst Ratings News reports. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 6.20% and weekly performance is 0.86%. On last trading day company shares ended up $44.79. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -4.93%.

J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) is bringing back its catalog after a five year hiatus. In 2010, the struggling department store chain based in Plano, Texas, ceased publishing the hefty catalog for the first time since its launch in 1963. The company said it’s bringing the catalog back as a result of data indicating a significant portion of its online sales came from buyers who saw items they wanted to purchase in print. J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) shares moved down -3.63% in last trading session and ended the day at $7.44. JCP Gross Margin is 33.10% and its return on assets is -6.00%. J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) quarterly performance is 1.92%.

As part of the company’s on-going transformation efforts, Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD) is realigning the structure of its Brazil and Latin America operations to drive greater efficiency and further improve customer service, said Jan, 15. On 16 January, Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD) shares moved down -0.92% and was closed at $31.20. DBD EPS growth in last 5 year was -30.30%. Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD) year to date (YTD) performance is -9.93%.

As part of a major strategic investment, Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) on Friday announced plans to acquire the nation’s second-largest manufacturer of paperbound books. Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) ended the last trading day at $20.95. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 3.06% and price to cash ratio as 54.43. Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) showed a weekly performance of -4.47%.

Zacks downgraded shares of Banco Latinoamericano Comerc Exterior SA (NYSE:BLX) from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a report issued on Tuesday. They currently have $37.10 target price on the stock.Banco Latinoamericano Comerc Exterior SA (NYSE:BLX) shares increased 0.52% in last trading session and ended the day at $27.18. BLX return on assets is 1.60%. Banco Latinoamericano Comerc Exterior SA (NYSE:BLX) quarterly performance is -8.58%.