Lakeway, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/19/2013 -- ThePennyStockProfiler.com, an investment community with a special focus on updating investors with recent news on the U.S. stock market, issues news alert on the following stocks:-
Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX) shares jumped 1.40% and closed at $57.32 in the last trading session. The company, on Feb. 11, announced that Tracy L. Cinco-Abela has been named vice president and treasurer. Ms. Cinco-Abela has responsibility for all treasury activities, including capital planning, capital markets and funding, financial risk management and treasury operations. Most recently, she served as the company's assistant treasurer. She reports to Robert A. Hagemann, senior vice president and chief financial officer.
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Amarin Corporation plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:AMRN) shares gained 1.39% to $8.73. The company, on Feb. 7, announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has published notification of Notice of Allowance for U.S. Patent Application Serial Number 13/614,146. This application includes claims intended to protect the Vascepa® (icosapent ethyl) indication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) based on Amarin's MARINE clinical trial results.
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HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) shares climbed 1.38% and closed at $47.80. The company, last week, recorded funds from operations of $321.5 million, or 71 cents per share, in the three months that ended Dec. 31. The company's total revenue climbed 11 percent to $508.5 million from $458.3 million. Analysts expected FFO totaling 71 cents per share on $488.6 million in revenue. Net income more than tripled to $239.9 million, or 53 cents per share, compared to $62 million, or 15 cents per share, a year ago.
Additionally, the company, on Jan. 25, announced that its Board of Directors declared an increased quarterly cash dividend of $0.525 per share on its common stock, compared with $0.50 per share in the previous quarter. The quarterly cash dividend will be paid on February 19, 2013 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on February 4, 2013.
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DDR Corp (NYSE:DDR) shares increased 1.37% and closed at $17 in yesterday’s session. The company, on Feb. 12, announced operating results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012. The Company's fourth quarter Operating Funds From Operations sincreased to $84.0 million, or $0.27 per diluted share, which compares to $72.1 million, or $0.26 per diluted share, for the prior-year comparable period. Net loss for the three-month period ended December 31, 2012, was $7.0 million, or $0.02 per diluted share, which compares to net loss of $1.8 million, or $0.01 per diluted share, for the prior-year comparable period.
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