Top Wall Street Stories: TIM Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:TSU), DD, Insignia Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:ISIG), World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:XWES), Union Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNB)

Shares of TIM Participacoes SA (NYSE:TSU) saw a significant growth in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,937,939 shares, a growth of 334.0% from the September 15th total of 676,921 shares, Stock Ratings News reports. Based on an average daily volume of 1,738,630 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days. Approximately 0.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short. TIM Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:TSU) in last trading activity increased 3.27% to close at $24.01. Company weekly performance is 4.48% while its quarterly performance stands at -9.80%. TIM Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:TSU) is -21.33% away from its 52 week high.

E I Du Pont De Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) released its third-quarter earnings today. The company reported adjusted earnings of $0.54 per share, beating the analysts’ estimate of 53 cents. Adjusted earnings came out 20% higher than $0.45 reported during the same quarter last year. On last trading day E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) decreased -1.69% to close at $66.80. Its volatility for the week is 1.93% while volatility for the month is 1.78%. DD’s sales growth for past 5 years was 2.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 6.70%. E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) monthly performance is -6.91%.

On October 21, Insignia Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:ISIG) announced that it is introducing ‘The Like Machine™’, an innovative new media which harnesses the power of social media, consumer engagement, and word-of-mouth recommendation right at the point of purchase, in partnership with TLM Holdings, LLC. On last trading day Insignia Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:ISIG) decreased -0.63% to close at $3.16. Its volatility for the week is 2.08% while volatility for the month is 2.67%. ISIG’s sales growth for past 5 years was -2.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 21.70%. Insignia Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:ISIG) monthly performance is 2.93%.

On October 7, World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:XWES) a leading energy procurement firm, today announced it has teamed again with channel partner EnergyWise Consulting to help Presbyterian Senior Living, a large and growing senior-living network, successfully procure more than 30 million kWh of electricity for three of its Pennsylvania facilities. World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:XWES) has 1.60% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 33.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $4.05.

Union Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:UNB) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 15th,AnalystRatings.NET reports. Shareholders of record on Saturday, October 25th will be paid a dividend of 0.26 per share on Thursday, November 6th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.34%. On Wednesday shares of Union Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNB) closed at $23.90. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -0.20%.