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Stocks on the Move: Macy’s, Inc. (M), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), Johnson Controls International plc (JCI)


Macy’s, Inc. (M) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.53% or $-0.16 to close the day at $30.3 on light trading volume of 10.66M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.45M. The Cincinnati Ohio 45202 based company has been underperforming the department stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -18.79%, compared to the industry which has advanced 1.94% over the same period. With RSI of 21.65, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $37.6, making it a hold for now.

Macy’s, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications in the United States. Its stores and Websites sell a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. The company also operates stores that offer a range of women’s, men’s, and children’s apparel; shoes; fashion accessories; housewares; home textiles; intimate apparel; and jewelry. As of November 14, 2016, it operated approximately 870 stores under the Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Bluemercury, Bloomingdale’s Outlet, and Macy’s Backstage brands, as well as Websites, including,, and In addition, it operates as a beauty products and spa retailer. The company was formerly known as Federated Department Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Macy’s, Inc. in June 2007. Macy’s, Inc. was founded in 1830 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) fell -0.74% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.13 to finish the day at $17.37 with about 10.44M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 23.21M. The $12.36B market cap company, which fluctuated between $17.32 and $17.78 during the day, currently situated 26.51% above its 52 week low of $13.73 and -31.21% away from its one year high of $25.25. The RSI of 46.47 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Twitter, Inc. operates as a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. The company offers various products and services, including Twitter that allows users to create, distribute, and discover content; and Periscope and Vine, a mobile application that enables user to broadcast and watch video live. It also provides promoted products and services, such as promoted tweets, promoted accounts, and promoted trends that enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services; and subscription access to its data feed for data partners. In addition, the company offers a set of tools, public APIs, and embeddable widgets for developers to contribute their content to its platform; syndicate and distribute Twitter content across their properties; and enhance their Websites and applications with Twitter content. Twitter, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) saw its value increase by 2.37% as the stock gained $1.01 to finish the day at a closing price of $43.61. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $28.94-$48.97 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $42.63 to $43.63 during the day, are down by -1.97% in the past three months and up by 2.78% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.58% above its 20 day moving average and 0.9% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $50.29 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 56.87. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Johnson Controls International plc operates as a diversified technology and multi industrial company worldwide. The company operates through Buildings and Power Solutions segments. It designs, produces, markets, and installs heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, building management systems, controls, and security and mechanical equipment. The company also provides residential air conditioning and heating systems, and industrial refrigeration products, as well as technical and energy management consulting services. In addition, it designs, sells, installs, services, and monitors electronic security systems, and fire detection and suppression systems; and manufactures and sells intrusion security products, anti-theft devices, breathing apparatus, and access control and video management systems for commercial, industrial, retail, residential, small business, institutional, and governmental customers. Further, the company produces and supplies lead-acid automotive batteries for passenger cars, light trucks, and utility vehicles, as well as advanced battery technologies to power start-stop, hybrid, and electric vehicles. It offers its lead-acid automotive batteries to automotive original equipment manufacturers and the general vehicle battery aftermarket. The company was formerly known as Johnson Controls, Inc. and changed its name to Johnson Controls International plc in September 2016. Johnson Controls International plc was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Cork, Ireland.


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