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Stocks to Watch: Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:TKMR), Points International Ltd. (NASDAQ:PCOM), Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL), Home Loan Servicing Solutions (NASDAQ:HLSS)

Stocks to Watch: Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:TKMR), Points International Ltd. (NASDAQ:PCOM), Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL), Home Loan Servicing Solutions (NASDAQ:HLSS)
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Alex Carlson
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October 13, 2014
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Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:TKMR) announced that Dr. Ian MacLachlan, Tekmira’s Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, will present preclinical data for TKM-HBV, the Company’s product candidate targeting hepatitis B virus, at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society on Oct. 15, 2014 at 12 pm (PT) / 3 pm (ET) in San Diego at The Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa. Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:TKMR) in last trading activity decreased -4.28% to close at $22.80. Company weekly performance is -22.79% while its quarterly performance stands at 123.97%. Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:TKMR) is -27.57% away from its 52 week high.Points International (NASDAQ:PCOM) last released its earnings data on Friday, August 8th. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.01. On average, analysts predict that Points International will post $0.45 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. On last trading day Points International Ltd. (NASDAQ:PCOM) decreased -2.11% to close at $14.37. Its volatility for the week is 4.98% while volatility for the month is 3.23%. PCOM's sales growth for past 5 years was 21.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 23.60%. Points International Ltd. (NASDAQ:PCOM) monthly performance is -16.21%.Ball Corp. (NYSE:BLL) has received a “BB+” credit rating from Morningstar. The investment research firm’s “BB+” rating indicates that the company is an above-average default risk. They also gave their stock a two star rating. On last trading day Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) decreased -0.70% to close at $62.62. Its volatility for the week is 1.97% while volatility for the month is 1.44%. BLL's sales growth for past 5 years was 4.40% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 10.90%. Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) monthly performance is -5.25%.Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL)'s shares could double in value and urged the company's board to buy back more shares using its $133 billion cash pile. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) in last trading activity decreased -0.29% to close at $100.73. Company weekly performance is 1.11% while its quarterly performance stands at 4.44%. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is -2.90% away from its 52 week high.Home Loan Servicing Solutions (NASDAQ:HLSS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 20th. The company reported $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.16. On average, analysts predict that Home Loan Servicing Solutions will post $2.48 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. On Friday shares of Home Loan Servicing Solutions, Ltd. (NASDAQ:HLSS) closed at $20.99. Company's EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 5.00%.

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