Notable Stocks in Focus: Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCM), Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH), Cameron International Corporation (NYSE:CAM), Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)

Polycom (NASDAQ:PLCM) has received an average rating of “Buy” from the nine analysts that are presently covering the company, American Banking & Market News reports. Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCM) shares increased 0.15% in last trading session and ended the day at $12.95. PLCM Gross Margin is 58.10% and its return on assets is 1.10%. Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCM) quarterly performance is -3.36%.

On Dec 11, Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) announced that subsidiaries of the Company have executed a definitive agreement to sell substantially all of the assets of 133-bed Harris Hospital in Newport, Arkansas, along with related outpatient services, to White County Medical Center of Searcy, Arkansas. The divestiture is expected to close early in the first quarter of 2015, subject to customary regulatory approvals and closing conditions. On 15 December, Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) shares decreased -0.37% and was closed at $50.70. CYH EPS growth in last 5 year was -6.50%. Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) year to date (YTD) performance is 29.11%.

On Dec 02, Cameron International Corporation (NYSE: CAM) announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract by ExxonMobil Canada Properties for wellhead equipment and production trees for the Hebron project, a 52-well development located offshore Newfoundland. Cameron International Corporation (NYSE:CAM) ended the last trading day at $45.33. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 3.09% and price to cash ratio as 7.63. Cameron International Corporation (NYSE:CAM) showed a weekly performance of -4.19%.

Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) said that its board has approved an investment plan for 2015 of US$7.86 billion. The company noted that the 2015 investments aim to achieve production of crude and gas amounting to around 760 thousand barrels per day of petroleum equivalent (kBOED) as an annual average for the Group, of which 710 thousand barrels are accounted for by the company. Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 15.80% and weekly performance is -15.16%. On last trading day company shares ended up $14.77. Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -41.33%.

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s venture-capital arm is moving strongly into healthcare and life-sciences startups, mirroring shifts at the Internet giant. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) shares moved down -0.94% in last trading session and ended the day at $513.80. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) quarterly performance is -11.41%.