Top Stories: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:JAZZ), Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ:WFM), Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014

Stock analysts at Needham & Company LLC upped their price target on shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), from $86.32 to $97.00 in a report issued on Tuesday. Needham & Company LLC’s target price points to a potential upside of 6.79% from the stock’s previous close. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), net profit margin is 21.40% and weekly performance is -1.95%. On last trading day company shares ended up $90.28. Analysts mean target price for the company is $94.45. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 5.22%.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:JAZZ), COO Russell J. Cox unloaded 2,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $155.00, for a total transaction of $310,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 57,032 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,839,960. Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:JAZZ), fell 3.50% in last trading session and ended the day on $148.12. JAZZ, Gross Margin is 88.50% and its return on assets is 3.30%. Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:JAZZ), quarterly performance is 8.35%.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL), saw a significant decrease in short interest in May. As of May 30th, there was short interest totalling 13,271,497 shares, a decrease of 21.1% from the May 15th total of 16,827,150 shares, reports. Currently, 1.6% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 7,960,618 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days. Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL), shares moved down 1.28% in last trading session and was closed at $38.57, while trading in range of $38.55 – 39.37. Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL), year to date (YTD) performance is 40.92%.

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM), will be paying $800,000 in penalties and fees following a yearlong investigation from state and local inspectors, who had been probing whether the company’s two California-based subsidiaries – Whole Foods Market California Inc and Mrs. Gooch’s Natural Food Markets Inc – had been overcharging customers. Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM), ended the last trading day at $38.95. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.76% and price to cash ratio as 13.21. Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM), showed a negative weekly performance of -6.68%.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) unveiled Nokia X2, its first smartphone phone since acquiring the handset and services unit of Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK). The device is based on Android operating system. Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK), net profit margin is -9.40% and weekly performance is 0.53%. On last trading day company shares ended up $7.59. Analysts mean target price for the company is $8.23. Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK), distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 5.91%.

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