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Notable Stocks: Polypore International, Inc. (NYSE:PPO), Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL), Roper Industries (NYSE:ROP), Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS), AMETEK (NYSE:AME)

Shares of Polypore International, Inc (NYSE:PPO) have received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the thirteen ratings firms that are covering the company, ARN reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $40.74. Polypore International, Inc. (NYSE:PPO) stock performance was 0.52% in last session and finished the day at $44.81. Traded volume was 478.80K shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 462.12K shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.47. Polypore International, Inc. (NYSE:PPO) insider ownership is 0.40%.

Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2014. The pollution control company’s consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.83. This value represents a 12.16% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PLL has beat the expectations every quarter. Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) rose 0.15 percent to $86.77 Wednesday on volume of 527.00Kshares. The intra-day range of the stock was $86.17 to $87.10. Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) has a market capitalization of $9.53billion.

Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) announced that it is presenting at an investor conference sponsored by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 9:00 AM ET, at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston. Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE:ROP)’s stock on May 28, 2014 reported a decrease of -0.79% to the closing price of $141.08. Its fifty two weeks range is $119.10 -$143.07. The total market capitalization recorded $14.08billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 570.50K shares. In its share capital, ROP has 99.79million outstanding shares.

Flowserve Corp. (NYSE:FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, held its 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders today in Irving, Texas. The Company announced at the annual meeting that James O. Rollans rotated off as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board. William C. Rusnack was elected by the board to serve as the new Chairman. On Wednesday, shares of Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS) dropped -0.75% to close the day at $74.23. Company return on investment (ROI) is 18.10% and its monthly performance is recorded as 2.83%. Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS) quarterly revenue growth is -7.67%.

Paul West has joined the Sensors and Fluid Management Systems (SFMS) business unit of AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) Aerospace & Defense as Global Distribution Sales Manager. In his new role, Mr. West will have responsibility for managing the growth of AMETEK , Inc. (NYSE:AME) SFMS’ aftermarket sales and distribution channel. AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) stock performance was 0.15% in last session and finished the day at $52.84. Traded volume was 759.20K shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 821.49K shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.01. AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) insider ownership is 1.20%.