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Active Broker’s Concerns In Focus: The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS), Intrexon (NYSE:XON), Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN)

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) [Trend Analysis] climbed reacts as active mover, shares an increase 1.11% to traded at $17.28 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was 1.29%. Gap Inc. (GPS) reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $127 million. On a per-share basis, the San Francisco-based company said it had net income of 32 cents. The results met Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 16 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 32 cents per share.

The clothing chain posted revenue of $3.44 billion in the period, also matching Street forecasts. The firm’s current ratio calculated as 1.60 for the most recent quarter. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 0.44 and price to cash ratio remained 5.09. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 34.40% and return on investment was 22.80% while its return on asset stayed at 12.20%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 0.68.

Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it -0.56% to close at $26.53 with the total traded volume of 850326 shares. Intrexon, a majority-owned subsidiary of AquaBounty Technologies announced that Health Canada approved AquaAdvantage Salmon for commercial sale in Canada (XON).

Additionally the Animal Feed Division of the Animal Health Directorate of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has determined that feed ingredients derived from AAS do not present livestock feed safety or nutrition concerns when compared with feeds derived from other permitted salmon to be used as livestock feed in Canada. The firm has institutional ownership of 89.80%, while insider ownership included 0.30%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 17.22. XON attains analyst recommendation of 2.10 with week performance of 8.29%.

Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with -0.57% to $73.02. Eastman announced $621 million public offering of 1.50% notes due 2023 (EMN). The intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay or redeem a portion of the $1.0 billion outstanding aggregate principal amount of its 2.4% notes due June 2017, either at or prior to maturity.

Any proceeds not used to repay or redeem the notes due June 2017 will be used for general corporate purposes, which may include working capital, capex, the repayment of other indebtedness outstanding from time to time, and other matters in connection with the implementation of its strategic initiatives. The share price of EMN attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 2.60%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 31.19% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -11.31%.


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