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Best Stocks: Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE:FNB), Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA), Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK)

Best Stocks: Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE:FNB), Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA), Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK)
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Charles Donlon
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November 7, 2014
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Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) plans to open an office in Hong Kong early next year to serve greater China and tap advertising revenue from Chinese companies, the Wall Street Journal reported. The office is set to open in the first quarter of 2015 and will mainly house sales staff, Shailesh Rao, Twitter’s vice president for Asia Pacific, the Americas and emerging markets, told The Wall Street Journal. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is -82.60% and weekly performance is -2.30%. On last trading day company shares ended up $40.84. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -17.81%. Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) and Union Planters Corporation have signed a definitive merger agreement, creating the 12th largest bank holding company nationwide in terms of deposits. Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) shares advanced 1.19% in last trading session and ended the day at $10.23. RF return on assets is 1.00%. Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) quarterly performance is 5.36%. First National Bank, a subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE:FNB), recently contributed $1,500 to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. This gift was made possible through First National Bank’s participation in the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program. On 06 November, F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE:FNB) shares advanced 0.63% and was closed at $12.87. FNB EPS growth in last 5 year was 12.70%. F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE:FNB) year to date (YTD) performance is 5.06%. Under Armour Inc. (NYSE:UA) is shaking up its management team, with three senior-level executives taking on new roles at the Baltimore sportswear maker. Under the changes, Henry Stafford, president of North America, will become chief merchandising officer. Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA) ended the last trading day at $66.28. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.23% and price to cash ratio as 56.66. Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA) showed a weekly performance of 3.19%. Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) said a comprehensive review it undertook showed that its controversial feed additive Zilmax was safe when used according to its product label. Merck suspended sales of Zilmax in the United States and Canada in August last year following concerns about animals showing signs of distress after use of the weight-gain product. Merck said on Wednesday that the review by its advisory board was conducted after concerns that cattle could consume more Zilmax than approved. Food and Drug Administration, Merck Animal Health said. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is 12.50% and weekly performance is 3.40%. On last trading day company shares ended up $59.26. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 1.22%.

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