Trader’s Recap : Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA), VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN), VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW), Aspen Technology (NASDAQ:AZPN), PennantPark Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:PNNT)

On September 10, Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) a leading provider of Internet content and marketing services for China’s fast-growing automotive industry, released the following statement today. In view of the unusual market activity in the Company’s American Depositary Shares on September 9, 2014, the New York Stock Exchange has contacted the Company in accordance with its usual practice. The Company stated that its policy is not to comment on unusual market activity or speculative matters. Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 18.30% and weekly performance is 0.10%. On last trading day company shares ended up $83.96. Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 18.84%.

Zacks reaffirmed their neutral rating on shares of Verisign Inc (NASDAQ:VRSN) in a report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a $58.00 target price on the stock. VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) shares increased 0.26% in last trading session and ended the day at $55.78. VRSN Gross Margin is 81.10% and its return on assets is 22.90%. VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) quarterly performance is 8.09%.

VMware Inc. (NYSE:VMW) has announced the general availability of new solutions as well as updates to some of their current solutions. The new solutions and updates are aimed at helping businesses build, manage, and protect their software-defined data center environments. On 18 September, VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) shares increased 1.95% and was closed at $96.34. VMW EPS growth in last 5 year was 26.20%. VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) year to date (YTD) performance is 7.39%.

Aspen Technology Inc (NASDAQ:AZPN) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eight analysts that are presently covering the company,AnalystRatings.NET reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN) ended the last trading day at $39.47. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.00% and price to cash ratio as 13.49. Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN) showed a weekly performance of -3.94%.

PennantPark Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:PNNT) announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $250 million in aggregate principal amount of its 4.50% unsecured notes due 2019. The notes will mature on October 1, 2019 and may be redeemed in whole or in part at the Company’s option at any time at par plus a “make-whole” premium, if applicable. The offering is expected to close on September 23, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. PennantPark Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:PNNT) shares increased 0.09% in last trading session and ended the day at $11.45. PNNT Gross Margin is 53.20% and its return on assets is 10.70%. PennantPark Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:PNNT) quarterly performance is 3.34%.