Notable Moves: Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX), Hertz Global (NYSE:HTZ), Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEIS), Capital Senior Living (NYSE:CSU), National Retail Properties (NYSE:NNN)

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:LXRX) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totalling 34,102,651 shares, an increase of 9.4% from the November 28th total of 31,182,526 shares, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is -1.31%. On last trading day company shares ended up $0.93. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -11.12%.

On Jan 08, after a year of management shuffle, Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ) taps Tyler Best to be its new CIO. Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ) shares moved down -2.47% in last trading session and ended the day at $21.31. Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ) quarterly performance is 7.90%.

On Jan. 13, Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEIS) said it will release fourth quarter 2014 financial results after market close on Monday, February 2, 2015. Management’s quarterly conference call will be held on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, beginning at 6:30 a.m. Mountain Time / 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. On 15 January, Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEIS) shares moved down -0.89% and was closed at $23.32. AEIS EPS growth in last 5 year was 48.70%. Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEIS) year to date (YTD) performance is -1.60%.

Research analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. began coverage on shares of Capital Senior Living (NYSE:CSU) in a report released on Friday, reports. The firm set a “market perform” rating on the stock. Capital Senior Living Corp. (NYSE:CSU) ended the last trading day at $23.01. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.93% and price to cash ratio as 24.08. Capital Senior Living Corp. (NYSE:CSU) showed a weekly performance of -4.64%.

The Board of Directors of N National Retail Properties, Inc. (NYSE:NNN), declared a quarterly dividend of 42 cents per share payable February 17, 2015 to common shareholders of record on January 30, 2015. National Retail Properties is one of only four publicly traded REITs and 99 publicly traded companies in America to have increased annual dividends for 25 or more consecutive years. National Retail Properties, Inc. (NYSE:NNN) shares moved up 0.37% in last trading session and ended the day at $42.88. NNN Gross Margin is 95.50% and its return on assets is 3.90%. National Retail Properties, Inc. (NYSE:NNN) quarterly performance is 17.42%.