Top News: EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), American Shared Hospital Services (NYSEMKT:AMS), Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF), Orbital Sciences Corp. (NYSE:ORB)

Jefferies Group restated their buy rating on shares of EMC (NYSE:EMC) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm currently has a $36.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $37.00. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 12.40% and weekly performance is 1.34%. On last trading day company shares ended up $29.43. EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 2.70%.

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) CEO Brian Roberts is moving “full steam ahead” with the company’s proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable despite the uncertainty raised by President Barack Obama’s call for tougher regulations on high-speed Internet service providers. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) shares moved up 1.21% in last trading session and ended the day at $53.60. CMCSA Gross Margin is 69.40% and its return on assets is 5.30%. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) quarterly performance is -1.00%.

American Shared Hospital Services (NYSEMKT:AMS) announced financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2014. For the three months ended September 30, 2014, medical services revenue decreased to $3,982,000 compared to $4,396,000 for the third quarter of 2013. On 12 November, American Shared Hospital Services (NYSEMKT:AMS) shares moved up 2.95% and was closed at $2.51. AMS EPS growth in last 5 year was -22.00%. American Shared Hospital Services (NYSEMKT:AMS) year to date (YTD) performance is -9.31%.

Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) reported third-quarter earnings of $136 million. The Parsippany, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of $1.16 per share. Earnings, adjusted for gains related to mergers and acquisitions, came to 41 cents per share. Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) ended the last trading day at $33.68. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.36% and price to cash ratio as 23.13. Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) showed a weekly performance of -0.47%.

On Oct 28, with a launch pad in Virginia covered in rocket debris, Orbital Sciences Corp. (NYSE:ORB) saw its stock price drop 16 percent Wednesday as investigators began to figure out why the company’s Antares rocket exploded catastrophically Tuesday night just seconds into a planned cargo run to the International Space Station. Orbital Sciences Corp. (NYSE:ORB) shares moved up 0.87% in last trading session and ended the day at $25.56. ORB Gross Margin is 18.50% and its return on assets is 5.30%. Orbital Sciences Corp. (NYSE:ORB) quarterly performance is -2.14%.