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3 Notable Runners: Mattel, Inc. (MAT), BB&T Corporation (BBT), American International Group, Inc. (AIG)

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Mattel, Inc. (MAT) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -2% or $-0.61 to close the day at $29.91 on higher than average trading volume of 4.98M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.09M. The El Segundo California 90245 based company has been outperforming the toys & games companies by -0.1088% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 8.57% YTD, versus the toys & games industry which is up 7.52% for the same period. The RSI of 54.02 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Mattel, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a range of toy products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: North America, International, and American Girl. It offers dolls and accessories, vehicles and play sets, and games and puzzles under the Mattel Girls & Boys brands, including Barbie, Monster High, Disney Classics, Ever After High, Little Mommy, Polly Pocket, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, CARS, Disney Planes, BOOMco, Radica, Toy Story, Max Steel, WWE Wrestling, and DC Comics. The company also provides its products under the Fisher-Price brands, such as Fisher-Price, Little People, BabyGear, Laugh & Learn, Imaginext, Thomas & Friends, Dora the Explorer, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney Jake, the Never Land Pirates, and Power Wheels. In addition, it offers its products under the American Girl brands comprising Truly Me, BeForever, and Bitty Baby; and construction, and arts and crafts brands, such as MEGA BLOKS, RoseArt, and Board Dudes, as well as publishes the American Girl magazine. Mattel, Inc. sells its products directly to consumers via its catalog, Website, and proprietary retail stores, as well as directly to retailers, including discount and free-standing toy stores, chain stores, department stores, and other retail outlets; to wholesalers; and through agents and distributors. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in El Segundo, California.

BB&T Corporation (BBT) had a light trading with around 4.96M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.37M. The stock traded between $46.51 and $47.14 before closing at the price of $46.66 with -0.15% change on the day. The Winston-Salem North Carolina 27101 based company is currently trading 59.54% above its 52 week low of $29.95 and -2.49% below its 52 week high of $47.85. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 55.91 and $46.79 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

BB&T Corporation operates as a financial holding company that provides various banking and trust services for retail and commercial clients. It operates in six segments: Community Banking, Residential Mortgage Banking, Dealer Financial Services, Specialized Lending, Insurance Services, and Financial Services. The company’s deposit products include noninterest-bearing checking, interest-bearing checking, savings, and money market deposit accounts, as well as certificates of deposit and individual retirement accounts. Its loan portfolio comprises commercial, financial and agricultural, real estate construction and land development, real estate mortgage, and consumer loans. The company also provides asset management, automobile lending, bankcard lending, consumer finance, home equity and mortgage lending, insurance, investment brokerage, mobile/online banking, payment, sales finance, small business lending, and wealth management/private banking services. In addition, it offers association, capital markets, institutional trust, insurance premium finance, international banking, leasing, merchant, mortgage warehouse lending, private equity investments, real estate lending, and supply chain management services. Further, the company provides retail brokerage, equity and debt underwriting, investment advice, corporate finance, and equity research services, as well as facilitates the origination, trading, and distribution of fixed-income securities and equity products. As of April 4, 2016, it operated approximately 2,265 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C. The company was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) traded within a range of $66.26 to $67.47 after opening the day at $66.41. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 2.89% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.24% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $67.2 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 0.18% above its 52 week high of $67.47 and 40.27% above its 12-month low of $48.41. The shares are up by over 11.74% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 65.4 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

American International Group, Inc. provides insurance products and services for commercial, institutional, and individual customers in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company operates through two segments, Commercial Insurance and Consumer Insurance. The company’s Commercial Insurance segment offers general liability, commercial automobile liability, workers’ compensation, excess casualty, and crisis management causality insurance products, as well as various risk-sharing and other customized structured programs; commercial, industrial, and energy-related property insurance products; aerospace, environmental, political risk, trade credit, surety, and marine insurance products; various insurance products for small and medium sized enterprises; and professional liability insurance products. It also provides mortgage guaranty insurance; stable value wrap products, and structured settlement and terminal funding annuities; and corporate- and bank-owned life insurance and guaranteed investment contracts. This segment sells its products through independent retail and wholesale brokers, agency network, specialized marketing and consulting firms, and structured settlement brokers. Its Consumer Insurance segment offers retirement products, such as fixed annuities, and immediate and deferred income annuities; variable and fixed index annuities; and mutual funds, and plan administrative and compliance services. This segment’s products also include term and whole life, cancer, and critical illness insurance products; personal accident and supplemental health products; travel insurance products and services; automobile and homeowners, and extended warranty insurance; and identity theft and credit card protection products. It sells its products through agents, direct marketing, independent marketing organizations, financial advisors, banks, wirehouses, and broker-dealers. The company was founded in 1919 and is based in New York, New York.


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