Trader’s Recap: Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA), Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC), Mercantile Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:MBWM), Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)

Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) declared the schedule of several data presentations on Iclusig (ponatinib) that will starts at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology being conduct in San Francisco, December 6 to 9, 2014. A total of 17 abstracts were accepted at ASH. Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is -5.10%. On last trading day company shares ended up $6.14. Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 6.84%.

Teradata (NYSE:TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, and MapR Technologies, Inc., a provider of Apache Hadoop, announced an expanded partnership that covers technology integration, road map alignment, and a unified go-to-market offering. Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC) shares advanced 0.09% in last trading session and ended the day at $44.77. TDC Gross Margin is 54.20% and its return on assets is 11.60%. Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC) quarterly performance is 3.09%.

Mercantile Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:MBWM) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. On 19 November, Mercantile Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:MBWM) shares decreased -1.85% and was closed at $19.15. MBWM EPS growth in last 5 year was 39.60%. Mercantile Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:MBWM) year to date (YTD) performance is -1.29%.

On Monday, December 8, 2014, Michael J. Angelakis, Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), will participate in the 42nd Annual UBS Global Media & Communications Conference in New York City. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 12.30% and weekly performance is 1.46%. On last trading day company shares ended up $54.38. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 0.56%.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) may face a class-action lawsuit that claims it has cheated North Texas landowners of at least $100 million by pumping gas from properties that had gone through foreclosure, invalidating the oil and gas leases. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) shares decreased -0.04% in last trading session and ended the day at $23.05. CHK Gross Margin is 90.10% and its return on assets is 1.30%. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) quarterly performance is -12.49%.