Stocks in News : Semtech (NASDAQ:SMTC), Banco Bradesco (NYSE:BBD), Epiq System (NASDAQ:EPIQ), Alpha & Omega Semiconductor, (NASDAQ:AOSL), Yingli Green Energy (NYSE:YGE)

Semtech Corp. (NASDAQ:SMTC) CEO Mohan Maheswaran sold 4,400 shares of Semtech Corp. stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.02, for a total value of $101,288.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 149,485 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,441,145. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is -30.30% and weekly performance is 4.48%. On last trading day company shares ended up $23.56. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -6.31%.

Apart from Mediobanca, Citigroup and Banco Bradesco S.A. (NYSE:BBD), various papers said Telecom Italia was also speaking to BNP Paribas and Credit Suisse to assist in the Vivendi deal. Banco Bradesco S.A. (NYSE:BBD) shares moved down -0.59% in last trading session and ended the day at $15.22. Banco Bradesco S.A. (NYSE:BBD) quarterly performance is -3.67%.

Epiq Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ), a leading global provider of managed technology for the legal profession, today announced the appointment of Douglas M. Gaston as an independent director effective August 11.  Mr. Gaston recently retired as Regional Managing Partner for BKD, LLP, a national accounting and advisory firm, where he had been a partner for close to 25 years. On 13 August, Epiq Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ) shares advanced 0.82% and was closed at $14.79. EPIQ EPS growth in last 5 year was -3.60%. Epiq Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ) year to date (YTD) performance is -6.75%.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (NASDAQ:AOSL) announced its earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported ($0.02) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of ($0.06) by $0.04. The company had revenue of $82.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $77.20 million. Alpha & Omega Semiconductor, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AOSL) ended the last trading day at $9.31. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.51%and price to cash ratio as 2.20. Alpha & Omega Semiconductor, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AOSL) showed a weekly performance of 1.31%.

Besides Canadian Solar, China-based solar firms Trina Solar (NYSE:TSL) and Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE:YGE) have protested a preliminary decision in late July by the U.S. Commerce Department to place anti-dumping tariffs on photovoltaic solar cells made by Chinese and Taiwanese companies. Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE:YGE) shares advanced 2.04% in last trading session and ended the day on $3.50. YGE Gross Margin is 9.60% and its return on assets is -6.00%. Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE:YGE) quarterly performance is 14.75%.