Why Making Dramatic Moves: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM), Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS), Uni-Pixel, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNXL), Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) risks losing market share in Russia after increasing prices for iPhones there by about a quarter one day after Samsung Electronics Co. cut the cost of its smartphones. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) belongs to Consumer Goods sector. Its net profit margin is 21.60% and weekly performance is 3.78%. On last trading day company shares ended up $119.00. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 13.40%.

On Nov. 19, Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM) announced it will pay its next quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share to holders of the Company’s common stock. The $0.12 dividend was declared by the Board of Directors on November 19, 2014 and will be paid on December 15, 2014 to holders of record of the Company’s Class A and Class B common stock at the close of business on December 1, 2014. Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM) shares advanced 1.72% in last trading session and ended the day at $43.12. BRCM Gross Margin is 50.70% and its return on assets is 3.60%. Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM) quarterly performance is 10.00%.

On Nov 17, Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) has adopted a poison-pill provision in the wake of Pershing Square Capital Management’s announcement that it had taken a large position in the company. On 26 November, Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) shares advanced 1.73% and was closed at $44.67. ZTS EPS growth in last 5 year was 0.00%. Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) year to date (YTD) performance is 37.87%.

On Nov 14, UniPixel (NASDAQ:UNXL) has entered memorandums of understanding to settle the following previously disclosed lawsuits: the securities class action lawsuit pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, captioned Fitzpatrick, Charles J. v. Uni-Pixel, Inc., et. al. (Cause No. 4:13-cv-01649); Uni-Pixel, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNXL) ended the last trading day at $6.37. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 8.17% and price to cash ratio as 2.94. Uni-Pixel, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNXL) showed a weekly performance of 20.87%.

Announced Nov 21, Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) says in West Virginia, layoffs involve 25 workers at a Wayne County mine, 22 at the Ruby Energy mine in Mingo County, and one worker at a Delbarton Prep Plant. In Kentucky, 12 workers will be idled from Alpha’s Taylor Fork mine in Pike County, while 26 others will work for an undetermined amount of time to remove equipment and close the mine. Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) shares advanced 1.35% in last trading session and ended the day at $2.26. ANR Gross Margin is 8.10% and its return on assets is -9.60%. Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) quarterly performance is -41.60%.