Trending Tickers : Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:TKMR), Monolithic Power Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR), Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE:FLTX), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND)

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:TKMR) announced the presentation of preclinical results characterizing TKM-HBV, a therapeutic agent targeting human hepatitis B virus (HBV), at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society. Tekmira’s Chief Technical Officer, Dr. Ian MacLachlan delivered a podium presentation titled, “Update on the Preclinical Development of an LNP-Based HBV Therapeutic.” The conference was at San Diego, California, from October 12 – 15, 2014. Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:TKMR) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is -21.44%. On last trading day company shares ended up $18.61. Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:TKMR) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -11.50%.

On Oct. 9, Monolithic Power Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) announced plans to report its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. MPS will host its quarterly teleconference on, Monday, October 27th at 2:00 p.m. PT / 5:00 p.m. ET. Monolithic Power Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) shares advanced 0.71% in last trading session and ended the day at $38.30. MPWR Gross Margin is 53.90% and its return on assets is 8.20%. Monolithic Power Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) quarterly performance is -10.05%. A competitor of MPWR is Cyberex, whose products provide clean and dependable electric power systems to industrial clients in the US.

On Oct. 14, Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE:FLTX), announced that industry analyst firm Berg Insight has recognized the company as the largest provider of fleet management solutions in the Americas in the “Fleet Management in the Americas – 4th Edition” report. On 20 October, Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE:FLTX) shares advanced 0.33% and was closed at $30.58. FLTX EPS growth in last 5 year was 31.30%. Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE:FLTX) year to date (YTD) performance is -29.29%.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) said Friday that General Counsel Michael Millikin has informed the company of his decision to retire in early 2015. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) belongs to Consumer Goods sector. Its net profit margin is 3.10% and weekly performance is 1.85%. On last trading day company shares ended up $30.34. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -8.38%.

Avondale Partners upgraded shares of Kindred Healthcare (NYSE:KND) to an outperform rating in a report released on Friday, reports. Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) shares advanced 0.35% in last trading session and ended the day at $20.27. KND Gross Margin is 93.50% and its return on assets is -5.10%. Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) quarterly performance is -17.16%.