Today’s Hot List: NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA), The Gap (NYSE:GPS), VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX), City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN), National Health Investors Inc. (NYSE:NHI)

On 8 AUG NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) reported strong results for the second quarter 2014 (2QFY14). The graphics chips maker posted revenues which were in-line with analysts’ estimate of $1.1 billion. GAAP earnings per share (EPS) came in at 22 cents, 2 cents higher than analysts’ expectation. Moreover, the company issued an upbeat guidance for the third quarter on the back of improved business in gaming, data center and cloud, and mobile segments. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 11.70% and weekly performance is 7.41%. On last trading day company shares ended up $19.00. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 1.75%.

On 7 AUG The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) reported that July net sales for the four-week period ended August 2, 2014 increased 5 percent to $1.17 billion compared with net sales of $1.12 billion for the four-week period ended August 3, 2013. For the second quarter of fiscal year 2014, Gap Inc.’s net sales increased 3 percent to $3.98 billion compared with $3.87 billion for the second quarter last year. The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) shares increased 5.90% in last trading session and ended the day at $42.57. GPS Gross Margin is 38.40% and its return on assets is 15.40%. The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) quarterly performance is 5.61%.

On 22 JULY VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) announced the Company has entered into a distribution agreement with Guangdong Steelmate Security Co., Ltd (Steelmate) whereby Steelmate will supply to VOXX Electronics on an exclusive basis their full line of collision avoidance and advanced automotive accessories for the company’s automotive brands. In addition, under the terms of the agreement, VOXX Electronics Corporation has the option to distribute select products under the Steelmate brand should marketing needs or channel management dictate it. On 08 August, VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) shares increased 2.15% and was closed at $9.51. VOXX EPS growth in last 5 year was 18.80%. VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) year to date (YTD) performance is -43.05%.

On 4 AUG City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) said it will begin trading ex-dividend. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CYN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CYN has paid the same dividend.  City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) ended the last trading day at $73.18. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.63%and price to cash ratio as 2.80. City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) showed a weekly performance of -0.29%.

On 4 AUG National Health Investors Inc. (NYSE:NHI) posted higher second-quarter normalized adjusted funds from operations or AFFO of $31.07 million, or $0.94 per share, versus $23.94 million, or $0.86 per share, reported last year. On a normalized basis, funds from operations or FFO increased to $34.59 million, or $1.05 per share, from $24.95 million, or $0.89 per share, a year ago. National Health Investors Inc. (NYSE:NHI) shares increased 0.05% in last trading session and ended the day on $62.07. NHI return on assets is 9.00%. National Health Investors Inc. (NYSE:NHI) quarterly performance is 1.26%.