Worth Watching Stocks in the News: ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP), Swift Transportation Co (NYSE:SWFT)

On Thursday, Shares of ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP), added 8.65% and closed at $6.78 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $6.24 and $7.00. ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (ZIOP) recently declared that Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Jefferies 2016 London Healthcare Conference on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 4:40 p.m. GMT.

As formerly declared, ZIOPHARM will host a conference call and webcast slide presentation Thursday, November 17, 2016, at 8:00 am ET to discuss information featured at the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) Annual Meeting, counting updated data from the Company’s Phase 1 study of Ad-RTS-hIL-12 + veledimex in high-grade glioma. The call can be accessed by dialing (844) 309-0618 (U.S. and Canada) or (661) 378-9465 (international). The passcode for the conference call is 11110235.

Swift Transportation Co (NYSE:SWFT), jumped 0.38% and closed at $23.84 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $23.78 and $24.59. The company’s Market capitalization is $3.07 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 82.63 million. Swift Transportation Company operates as a multi-faceted transportation services company in North America. The company operates through four segments: Truckload, Dedicated, Swift Refrigerated, and Intermodal. The Truckload segment provides services through one-way movements over irregular routes utilizing company’s and owner-operator tractors with dry van, flatbed, and specialized trailing equipment in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The Dedicated segment offers tailored solutions under long-term contracts utilizing refrigerated, dry van, flatbed, and other specialized trailing equipment. The Swift Refrigerated segment mainly offers shipments for customers who require temperature-controlled trailers. This segment’s shipments include one-way movements over irregular routes, in addition to dedicated truck operations. The Intermodal segment moves freight over the rail in containers and other trailing equipment; and provides drayage services to transport loads between the railheads and customer locations. The company also offers logistics and freight brokerage services, in addition to support services to its customers and owner-operators, counting repair and maintenance shop services, equipment leasing, and insurance.

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