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3 Stocks to Watch For: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW), SUPERVALU Inc. (SVU), Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

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The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) saw its value increase by 0.17% as the stock gained $0.07 to finish the day at a closing price of $41.19. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $21.51-$41.52 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $40.99 to $41.49 during the day, are up by 27.21% in the past three months and up by 54.62% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.27% above its 20 day moving average and 9.67% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $41.33 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 68.57.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

The Charles Schwab Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides wealth management, securities brokerage, banking, money management, custody, and financial advisory services. The company operates through two segments, Investor Services and Advisor Services. The Investor Services segment provides retail brokerage and banking services, retirement plan services, and other corporate brokerage services; and stock plan services, compliance solutions, and mutual fund clearing services, as well as engages in the off-platform sales business. The Advisor Services segment provides custodial, trading, and support services; and retirement and corporate brokerage retirement services. The company provides brokerage accounts with cash management capabilities; third-party mutual funds through the Mutual Fund Marketplace, including no-transaction fee mutual funds through the Mutual Fund OneSource service, which includes proprietary mutual funds, plus mutual fund trading, and clearing services to broker-dealers; exchange-traded funds (ETFs), including proprietary and third-party ETFs; and advice solutions, such as managed portfolios of proprietary and third-party mutual funds and ETFs, separately managed accounts, customized personal advice for tailored portfolios, and specialized planning and portfolio management. It also offers banking products and services, including checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit, first lien residential real estate mortgage loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, and Pledged Asset Lines; and trust services comprising trust custody services, personal trust reporting services, and administrative trustee services. The company serves individuals and institutional clients in the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, London, and Hong Kong. The Charles Schwab Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

SUPERVALU Inc. (SVU) shares were up in last trading by 2.35% to $4.79. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 3.01% over the past week and fell -3.23% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.8% above its 50 day moving average and -2.47% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -22.37% decrease in value from its one year high of $6.17. The RSI indicator value of 50.21, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

SUPERVALU INC., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a grocery wholesaler and retailer in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Wholesale, Save-A-Lot, and Retail. The Wholesale segment offers wholesale distribution of various food and non-food products to independent retail customers, such as single and multiple grocery store independent operators, regional chains, and the military. This segment operates approximately 1,796 stores with a network spanning 40 states. The Save-A-Lot segment owns, operates, and licenses 1,360 discount grocery stores under the Save-A-Lot banner, including 897 licensed Save-A-Lot stores and 463 company-operated stores. The Retail segment operates retail stores that provide groceries and various additional products, including general merchandise, home, health and beauty care, and pharmacy products. This segment operates 200 stores under the Cub Foods, Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, Shop ’n Save, Farm Fresh, and Hornbacher’s banners, as well as 2 Rainbow and 2 County Market stores. The company provides a range of brand name and private-label products comprising perishable and nonperishable grocery products. SUPERVALU INC. was founded in 1871 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) traded within a range of $48.97 to $49.96 after opening the day at $49.5. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -2.74% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.99% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $48.97 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -10.29% below its 52 week high of $54.59 and 73.68% above its 12-month low of $29.24. The shares are up by over 16.26% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 48.99 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in refining, marketing, retailing, and transporting petroleum products primarily in the United States. It operates through three segments: Refining & Marketing, Speedway, and Midstream. The company refines crude oil and other feed stocks at its seven refineries in the Gulf Coast and Midwest regions of the United States; and purchases ethanol and refined products for resale. Its refined products include gasoline, distillates, propane, feed stocks and special products, heavy fuel oil, and asphalt. The company also sells transportation fuels and convenience products in the retail market through Speedway convenience stores; and transports crude oil and other feed stocks to its refineries and other locations. Marathon Petroleum Corporation markets its refined products to resellers, consumers, independent retailers, wholesale customers, marathon-branded independent entrepreneurs, its Speedway convenience stores, airlines, transportation companies, and utility companies, as well as exports its refined products. As of December 31, 2015, it owned, leased, and had ownership interests in approximately 8,400 miles of crude oil and refined product pipelines, as well as owned and operated 2,766 gasoline and convenience stores in 22 states of the United States; and had 5,600 retail outlets operated by independent entrepreneurs in 19 states in the United States. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Findlay, Ohio.


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