Traders Are Gambling on: Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD), TGC Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:TGE), Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:IKAN), Mobile Mini, Inc. (NASDAQ:MINI)

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) rose on unsubstantiated speculation of an acquisition by Google Inc. (GOOGL). Twitter, which reports quarterly results next month, has also previously moved on chatter about chief executive officer turnover, alleged interest from activist investors and speculation of other potential takeovers. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is -82.60% and weekly performance is 6.74%. On last trading day company shares ended up $39.42. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 2.58%.

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD) Faces ‘The Cyanide Of Crisis Management’ In Civil Rights Lawsuit McDonald’s Corp. is no stranger to controversy. Its outsize presence in an industry dependent on low-wage hourly workers and consumer hunger for low-cost foods full of sodium, sugars and trans fats makes the fast-food giant a target on numerous fronts, including wages, factory farming and childhood obesity. McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD) shares moved down -1.32% in last trading session and ended the day at $89.69. MCD Gross Margin is 38.40% and its return on assets is 13.80%. McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD) quarterly performance is -0.50%.

On Jan. 14, Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announced that on January 7, 2015, a class action was commenced on behalf of all holders of Dawson Geophysical Company or the (Nasdaq –DWSN-News) common shares in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas relating to the proposed acquisition by TGC Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:TGE). On 23 January, TGC Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:TGE) shares moved down -0.48% and was closed at $2.07. TGE EPS growth in last 5 year was -23.80%. TGC Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:TGE) year to date (YTD) performance is -4.17%.

Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:IKAN) announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year of 2014, ended December 28, 2014. Revenue for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $11.5 million, compared to revenue of $17.6 million for the fourth quarter of 2013 and revenue of $11.1 million for the third quarter of 2014. Non-GAAP gross profit for the fourth quarter of 2014 was 50%, compared to non-GAAP gross profit of 51% for the fourth quarter of 2013 and 45% for the third quarter of 2014. Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:IKAN) ended the last trading day at $0.37. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 8.85% and price to cash ratio as 7.81. Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:IKAN) showed a weekly performance of 19.35%.

SunTrust upgraded shares of Mobile Mini (NASDAQ:MINI) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning, reports. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. Mobile Mini, Inc. (NASDAQ:MINI) shares moved down -0.88% in last trading session and ended the day at $38.12. MINI Gross Margin is 95.10% and its return on assets is 2.60%. Mobile Mini, Inc. (NASDAQ:MINI) quarterly performance is -1.70%.