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Big Movers: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO), Youku Tudou Inc. (NYSE:YOKU), Paragon Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ:PRGN), Veolia Environnement (NYSE:VE), First Cash Financial Services (NASDAQ:FCFS)

Big Movers: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO), Youku Tudou Inc. (NYSE:YOKU), Paragon Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ:PRGN), Veolia Environnement (NYSE:VE), First Cash Financial Services (NASDAQ:FCFS)
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Charles Donlon
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November 5, 2014
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Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) reported third-quarter 2014 earnings. Quarterly revenues of $2,971 million surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $2,963 million. Marathon Oil reported production (available for sale) of 250,000 oil-equivalent barrels per day (BOE/d), up from 200,000 BOE/d in the third quarter of 2013. The improvement was mainly driven by increased output from the U.S. resource plays. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)'s stock on 04 November traded at beginning with a price of $34.09 and when day-trade ended the stock finally fell -3.50% to end at $33.36. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)'s showed weekly performance of -2.66%. On 29 October Youku Tudou Inc. (NYSE:YOKU) and Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA) announced that the two companies will work together to drive the adoption of big data in marketing in China. Alibaba Group's online marketing technology platform, Alimama, will use its data and technology to support innovative online video marketing techniques, i.e. View and Buy developed by Youku, and Merchants' Video Channel developed by Tudou; and help small companies to improve their operations with data and make online video marketing services more accessible to them. Return on Investment for Youku Tudou Inc. (NYSE:YOKU) is -7.60% and on Tuesday its shares closed at $19.73. Youku Tudou Inc. (NYSE:YOKU) monthly performance stands at 14.11% while its year to date performance is -34.88%. Paragon Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ:PRGN) announced a cash dividend. Payment of $0.5641 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PRGNL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $18.75, the dividend yield is 3.01%. Paragon Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ:PRGN) shares fell -3.41% on last trading day to close the day at $3.68. Company price to sale ratio is 1.61 and has 27.85% insider ownership. Paragon Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ:PRGN) belongs to Services sector. On 21 October Veolia Environnement S.A. (NYSE:VE) said it won industrial water-treatment contracts from a unit of China’s biggest steelmaker in Hebei province for works valued at 390 million euros ($497 million). On last trading day Veolia Environnement S.A. (NYSE:VE) fell -0.42% to close at $16.63. VE is -17.06% away from its 52 week high and is moving 14.86% ahead of its 52 week low. Veolia Environnement S.A. (NYSE:VE) return on investment (ROI) is 1.70% while return on equity (ROE) is 5.20%. On 16 October First Cash Financial Services Inc. (NASDAQ:FCFS) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The company reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.68. The company had revenue of $175.00 million for the quarter. First Cash Financial Services Inc. (NASDAQ:FCFS) on Tuesday closed at $57.98. Stock institutional ownership is 89.60% while insider ownership includes 7.02%. First Cash Financial Services Inc. (NASDAQ:FCFS) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 3.44%.

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