Consumer Goods Top Gainers: Quantum Fuel Systems Tech Worldwide (NASDAQ:QTWW), Herman Miller (NASDAQ:MLHR), Primo Water (NASDAQ:PRMW), Zuoan Fashion (NYSE:ZA)

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:QTWW), a global leader in compressed natural gas (CNG) storage systems, integration and vehicle system technologies, announced that it recently delivered several pre-production units of an advanced CNG fuel storage and delivery system, including the control software for the fuel system and engine, to ZHRO (ZHRO™ Solutions LLC, based in Chandler, Arizona) as part of an on-going development agreement between the two companies.  These systems are coupled with ZHRO’s revolutionary natural gas injection/engine conversion system and are being used as part of a pre-production test fleet at ZHRO and will be used for both on-road testing on heavy duty trucks as well as bench testing.  Quantum Fuel Systems Tech Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:QTWW) shares after opening at $10.02 moved to $10.50 on last trade day and at the end of the day closed at $10.42.Company price to sales ratio in past twelve months was calculated as 6.38 and price to cash ratio as 28.25. Quantum Fuel Systems Tech Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:QTWW) showed a positive weekly performance of 10.73%.

Herman Miller, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLHR) is a provider of interior furniture used in environments such as offices, healthcare settings and residential. The stock has long been a concern for investors who were worried whether the current spending habits in interior furnishing warranted any hopes for investing in furniture stocks. But that concerns got its answer Wednesday when the company reported its third quarter results and issued guidance for the current quarter. Herman Miller, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLHR) shares advanced 9.30% in last trading session and ended the day on $31.38. MLHR return on equity ratio is recorded as -5.60% and its return on assets is -1.90%. Herman Miller, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLHR) yearly performance is 25.52%.

Research analysts at B. Riley initiated coverage on shares of Primo Water (NASDAQ:PRMW) in a report released on Friday, reports. The firm set a “buy” rating on the stock. Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW) shares moved up 7.32% in last trading session and was closed at $3.96, while trading in range of $3.65-$4.22. Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW) year to date performance is 50.57%.

Zuoan Fashion (NYSE:ZA) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from sell to hold. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Zuoan Fashion Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:ZA) weekly performance is 8.58%. On last trading day company shares ended up $2.28. Zuoan Fashion Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:ZA) distance from 50-day simple moving average is 21.05%. Analysts mean target price for the company is $8.50.

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