Traders Are Watching : Energous Corporation (NASDAQ:WATT), Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE), Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRNE), Sotherly Hotels Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHO), PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL)

Energous Corporation (NASDAQ:WATT), the developer of WattUp™, a disruptive wire-free charging technology for electronic devices that provides power at a distance with complete mobility under full software control, on AUG 22 announced it has issued Inducement Awards and Performance Awards of restricted stock units to our Senior Vice President of Engineering pursuant to his offer letter. Energous Corporation (NASDAQ:WATT) belongs to Consumer Goods sector. Its weekly performance is -18.02%. On last trading day company shares ended up $10.01. Energous Corporation (NASDAQ:WATT) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -20.81%.

On AUG 27, Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 11th, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 2nd will be given a dividend of 0.24 per share on Monday, October 6th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.21%. Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) shares moved up 2.65% in last trading session and ended the day at $82.04. NKE Gross Margin is 44.80% and its return on assets is 22.30%. Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) quarterly performance is 7.95%.

Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRNE), a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and its associated pain, announced on Aug 5 that Dr. Henry Ji, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sorrento, is scheduled to present a corporate overview at two upcoming conference, Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 11:40 AM ET – 12:05 PM ET.  On 05 September, Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRNE) shares fell -0.55% and was closed at $5.43. SRNE EPS growth in last 5 year was 0.00%. Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRNE) year to date (YTD) performance is -32.96%.

SoTHERLY Hotels Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHO) announced on AUG 28 that it has entered into a 10-year franchise agreement with Hilton Worldwide to rebrand its Jacksonville, Florida hotel as the DoubleTree by Hilton Jacksonville Riverfront. The Company currently operates the hotel under IHG’s Crowne Plaza brand. Sotherly Hotels Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHO) ended the last trading day at $8.08. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.54%and price to cash ratio as 6.44. Sotherly Hotels Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHO) showed a weekly performance of -0.86%.

On SEP 6, Operators at PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL)’s Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected Unit 2 from the regional electric grid Saturday (9/6) to inspect its turbine blades. Data from the extensive vibration monitoring equipment installed on the turbine indicates that a few turbine blades may have developed small cracks. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) shares moved up 0.41% in last trading session and ended the day on $34.57. PPL Gross Margin is 96.70% and its return on assets is 1.80%. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) quarterly performance is -0.26%.