Unusual Volume Spikes: Brookfield Residential Properties (NYSE:BRP), Science Applications International (NYSE:SAIC), BBVA Banco Frances (NYSE:BFR), Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY), Hittite Microwave (NASDAQ:HITT)

RBC Capital downgraded shares of Brookfield Residential Properties Inc (NYSE:BRP) from an outperform rating to a sector perform rating in a research note released on Thursday morning, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. They currently have $23.00 target price on the stock. Brookfield Residential Properties Inc (NYSE:BRP) stock performance was 1.29% in last session and finished the day at $20.49. Traded volume was 412,142.00million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 112.74K shares. The beta of the stock remained 2.20. Brookfield Residential Properties Inc (NYSE:BRP) insider ownership is 72.52%.

Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC) had revenues of USD977 million and made USD34 million net profit in the first quarter of its 2015 financial year, the company reported to investors on 10 June. Science Applications International Corp (NYSE:SAIC) rose 8.16 percent to $42.96 Tuesday on volume of 690,125.00million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $40.21 to $43.15. Science Applications International Corp (NYSE:SAIC) has a market capitalization of $2.08billion.

Zacks upgraded shares of BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (ADR)  (NYSE:BFR) from a neutral rating to an outperform rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. The firm currently has $10.40 price target on the stock. BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:BFR)’s stock on June 10, 2014 reported a increase of 3.47% to the closing price of $11.33. Its fifty two weeks range is $3.53 -$11.55. The total market capitalization recorded $2.03billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 738,823.00million shares. In its share capital, BFR has 231.14million outstanding shares.

Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY), a New York-based full service commercial bank, announced today that its underwritten public offering of 2.1 million shares of common stock was priced at $123.25 per share. The Bank has also granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to 315,000 additional shares of common stock. On Tuesday, shares of Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) dropped -1.90% to close the day at $122.20. Company return on investment (ROI) is 24.70% and its monthly performance is recorded as 3.38%. Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) quarterly revenue growth is -4.68%.

US-based Analog Devices (ADI) has agreed to acquire circuit designer and manufacturer Hittite Microwave Corp (NASDAQ:HITT), which has its UK base in Reading, in a deal which values the company at $2bn (€1.4bn, £1.1bn). Hittite Microwave Corp (NASDAQ:HITT) stock performance was -0.05% in last session and finished the day at $77.86. Traded volume was 3.38million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 277.23K shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.90. Hittite Microwave Corp (NASDAQ:HITT) insider ownership is 0.80%.