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Active Stocks in Focus: Sapient Corp. (NASDAQ:SAPE), Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP)

Active Stocks in Focus: Sapient Corp. (NASDAQ:SAPE), Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP)
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Ryan Mitchell
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November 6, 2014
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The Publicis Groupe (PUBGY) and Sapient Corp. (NASDAQ:SAPE) have signed into a definitive contract under which Publicis Groupe will purchase Sapient in an all-cash transaction for $25 a share. The contract has been approved unanimously by the Management and Supervisory Boards of Publicis Groupe and the Board of Directors of Sapient. Sapient Corp. (NASDAQ:SAPE) has the market capitalization of 3.488 Billion. Shares of firm plunged -0.20% to close at $24.61 with the total traded volume of 8.27 Million. The firm has current ratio of 3.00 for the most recent quarter.Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) declared that it has signed a milestone in the final stage of its integration of wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways by launching Southwest-branded flights to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and Mexico City. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) stock price closed at $36.75 with the total traded volume of 9.8 Million shares. Its price to sales ratio ended at 1.36. Its market capitalization is 24.944 Billion. The stock owned by the Financial Institutions was 80.00% while by insiders was 0.30%.Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) and Pharming Group NV (PHGUF) reported that the release of RUCONEST 50 IU/kg in the U.S. for the treatment of acute angioedema attacks in adult and adolescent patients with hereditary angioedema. Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) begun last trade with a price of $141.04 and throughout the trading session climbed at a high of $142.52. The day-trade ended with -0.68% to $139.50. The stock is going forward to its 52 week low with 97.48% and lagging behind from its 52 week high price with -19.35%. SLXP last month stock price volatility remained 4.20%.

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