Stocks to Watch : Vital Therapies (NASDAQ:VTL), Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM), Acura Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACUR), Oceaneering International, (NYSE:OII), Dominion Resources (NYSE:DOM)

Equities researchers at Canaccord Genuity boosted their target price on shares of Vital Therapies (NYSE:VTL) from $20.00 to $35.00 in a research report issued on Friday.  Vital Therapies, Inc. (NASDAQ:VTL) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is 12.21%. On last trading day company shares ended up $25.00. Vital Therapies, Inc. (NASDAQ:VTL) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -2.15%.

Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM) was downgraded by research analysts at Morgan Stanley to an “underweight” rating in a report released on Wednesday. Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) shares advanced 0.49% in last trading session and ended the day at $30.74. MXIM Gross Margin is 56.50% and its return on assets is 8.40%. Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) quarterly performance is -3.85%.

Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACUR) announced today preliminary discussions from a meeting held with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the development pathway for Acura’s AVERSION(R) hydrocodone with acetaminophen tablet development candidate, which is intended to provide abuse-deterrent features to address abuse by nasal snorting and injection. In a May 2014 letter to Acura, FDA questioned the relevance of abuse of hydrocodone with acetaminophen products by nasal snorting after reviewing clinical and epidemiology data submitted by Acura.  On 15 August, Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACUR) shares advanced 2.31% and was closed at $0.89. ACUR EPS growth in last 5 year was -24.60%. Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACUR) year to date (YTD) performance is -46.70%.

Oceaneering International (NYSE:OII)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Deutsche Bank in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday.  Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE:OII) ended the last trading day at $67.33. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.51%and price to cash ratio as 70.40. Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE:OII) showed a weekly performance of -2.17%.

Dominion Resources Black Warrior Trust (NYSE:DOM) shares remains unchanged in last trading session and ended the day on $6.15. DOM return on assets is 72.50%. Dominion Resources Black Warrior Trust (NYSE:DOM) quarterly performance is -24.07%.