Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS)
rose 4.03 percent to $54.51 in the current trading session after the direct banking and payment services company announced its financial results for the fourth quarter that surpassed consensus forecast. Discover Financial reported a profit of $1.23 per share, versus $1.06 per share, one year ago. Analysts had predicted profit of $1.18 per share.Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSEMKT:INO)
advanced 2.37 percent to $2.59 in the current trading session after Brean Capital increased its price target for the company from $3 per share to $4 per share, in a research note sent to investors on Friday. Inovio stock has a 52-week range of $0.49 to $3.03. The company has a market capitalization of $539.70 million.Covidien plc (NYSE:COV)
made a new 52-week high of $70.42 in the current trading session after the company reported adjusted profit of $1.00 per share for the first quarter, up from $0.97 per share, one year ago. Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters were anticipating profit of $0.94 per share. Covidien has a market capitalization of $31.10 billion and P/E ratio of 20.14.Shanda Games Limited(ADR) (NASDAQ:GAME)
opened at $5.40 on Friday and is currently trading at $5.93 on volume of 3.80 million shares. The 52-week range of the stock is $2.68 to $6.42. Shanda Games shares jumped more than 35 percent in the past five days that brought the developer of online games under the spotlight. The company has a market capitalization of $1.58 billion and P/E ratio of 8.79.
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