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3 Stocks in Focus – DRDGOLD Ltd ADR (NYSE:DRD), Paragon Offshore PLC (NYSE:PGN), Mattel Inc (NASDAQ:MAT)

The S&P 500 erased its gain for the week after rallying as much as 1.5 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 290.16 points, or 1.7 percent, to 16,384.58 today, as all 30 members in the gauge declined. The Dow Jones Transportation Average slumped 2.2 percent.

All 10 major groups in the S&P 500 declined, with energy shares tumbling 2.6 percent. ConocoPhillips and Schlumberger Ltd. lost more than 3.5 percent as oil prices slumped a second day. Crude futures plunged 4.7 percent in New York.

Raw-materials, industrial and financial companies slid more than 1.9 percent. Utilities, which tend to attract investors in a low interest rate environment, had the best performance, with a decline of 0.6 percent.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase & Co. declined more than 2.7 percent.

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DRDGOLD Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:DRD) started its trading session with the price of $1.48 and closed at $1.37 by losing -1.44%. The stocks traded with total volume of 5.88 million shares, while the average trading remained 343,756.00 shares. Its quarterly performance remained in the red with the percentage of -28.27, while its year to date performance showed that the stock plunged overall -14.37%. The 52 week range of the stock was $1.10 – $3.65. DRDGOLD Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:DRD) is engaged in exploring, mining, extracting, processing, and smelting gold deposits in South Africa. The company holds interests in the Ergo, a surface tailings retreatment located about 43 miles east of the Johannesburg’s central business district in the province of Gauten. DRDGOLD Limited was founded in 1895 and is based in Roodepoort, South Africa.

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Paragon Offshore PLC (NYSE:PGN) the company showing negative moves, traded with a slump of -5.88% and closed at $0.320, after gaining total volume of 5.64 million shares. Its opening price was $0.33. Its earnings per share (EPS) is $-8.82. In its last one month’s trade it declined -96.64%. The company has total market capitalization of $27.52 million and a total of 85.99 million outstanding shares. Paragon Offshore PLC (NYSE:PGN) declared that it has retained Lazard and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP to advise Paragon on planned alternatives related to its capital structure.

Forward-Looking Disclosure Statement

This release contains forward-looking statements. Statements regarding pursuit of planned alternatives related to Paragon’s capital structure, in addition to any other statements that are not historical facts in this release, are forward-looking statements that involve certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. These comprise but are not limited to risks associated with the general nature of the oil and gas industry, risks associated with the operation of Paragon as a separate, publicly traded company, actions by regulatory authorities, customers and other third parties, and other factors detailed in the “Risk Factors” section of Paragon’s annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, and in Paragon’s other filings with the SEC, which are accessible free of charge on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those indicated.

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Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) reported the plunge of -3.32% and closed at $23.04, with the total traded volume of 5.56 million shares. The stock’s opening price was $23.54. During last trade its minimum price was $22.94 and it gained its highest price of $23.82. The company has a total of 338.61 million outstanding shares and its total market capitalization is $7.80 billion. The 52-week price range of the stock remained $20.50 – $34.31. American Girl is a premium brand for girls and a wholly owned partner of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT). American Girl has partnered again with pediatrician and New York Times bestselling author, Dr. Cara Natterson, on a new go-to guide for moms and daughters. The new three-book set, The Care & Keeping of Us: A Sharing Collection for Girls and Their Moms, provides the tools to get the conversation going on topics most top-of-mind for growing girls—from body basics, hygiene, and healthy habits to friends, social media, clothing, and more. The new advice series is a follow-up to Natterson’s 2013 American Girl bestseller The Care & Keeping of You 2: The Body Book for Older Girls, which has sold over 400,000 copies to date.

The collection, featuring two books—one for tween girls, one for moms—is filled with talking tips, conversation starters, and how-to-say-it scripts on a range of issues adolescent girls face growing up. The books are designed to inspire meaningful talk aboutions and assist build close, trusting relationships at a time when girls need it most. The Care & Keeping of Us also comprises a hardbound keepsake journal filled with sharing tips and activities, in addition to simple prompts to keep the dialogue open. The journal also has space for photos and mementos, and two bookmarks to mark important pages the other reader needs to see.

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