Sizzling Stocks: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF), Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS), Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM), Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB), Dollar General (NYSE:DG)

An issue of Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF) bonds rose 2.3% as a percentage of their face value during trading on Thursday, reports. The high-yield debt issue has a 6.25% coupon and will mature on October 1, 2040. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its weekly performance is 18.96%. On last trading day company shares ended up $8.72. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 5.81%.

Shares of Vipshop Holdings Ltd – (NASDAQ:VIPS) have earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the eighteen ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, American Banking and Market News reports. On 15 January, Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) shares moved down -2.05% and was closed at $21.05. VIPS EPS growth in last 5 year was 0.00%. Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) year to date (YTD) performance is 7.73%.

On January 12, Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) announced that it is commencing a public offering, subject to market and other conditions, of US$350 million of notes due 2025. Brookfield intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) ended the last trading day at $51.52. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.94% and price to cash ratio as 9.80. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) showed a weekly performance of -0.06%.

Oilfield services provider Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE:SLB) is slashing 9,000 jobs in perhaps the clearest sign the U.S. energy sector is suffering from the dramatic recent plunge in oil prices. With crude U.S. WTI crude oil plummeting below $50 from above $100 in a matter of months, Schlumberger joined Halliburton, Shell and Suncor among energy sector giants compelled to downsize. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 14.20% and weekly performance is -7.34%. On last trading day company shares ended up $76.63. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -13.14%.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) stuck to its estimate of divesting 1,500 stores to win approval for its bid to buy Family Dollar Corp, a move that analysts said could end up handing the company to Dollar Tree Inc. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) shares fell -2.63% in last trading session and ended the day at $65.87. DG Gross Margin is 30.70% and its return on assets is 9.60%. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) quarterly performance is 12.25%.