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Traders Watch list: Oracle Corporation (ORCL), The Procter & Gamble Company (PG), Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST)


Oracle Corporation (ORCL) saw its value decrease by -0.95% as the stock dropped $-0.37 to finish the day at a closing price of $38.66. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $33.13-$42 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $38.66 to $39.07 during the day, are up by 0.5% in the past three months and down by -5.93% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.23% below its 20 day moving average and -1.32% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $44 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 45.17.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, application software, cloud infrastructure, hardware systems, and related services worldwide. It offers services in three primary layers of the cloud: Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. The company licenses its Oracle Database software, which enables storage, retrieval, and manipulation of various forms of data; and Oracle Fusion Middleware software to build, deploy, secure, access, and integrate business applications, as well as automate their business processes. It also provides a range of software for mobile computing to address the development needs of businesses; and Java, a software development language. In addition, the company offers application software, such as human capital and talent management, customer experience and customer relationship management, financial management and governance, risk and compliance, procurement, project portfolio management, supply chain management, business analytics and enterprise performance management, and industry-specific application software. Further, it offers hardware systems products, such as Oracle Engineered Systems, servers, storage, networking, industry specific hardware, virtualization software, operating systems, management software, and related hardware services. Additionally, the company offers customers with rights to software product upgrades and maintenance releases, patches released, and Internet access to technical content, as well as Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. The company also provides consulting services, such as IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade; customer support services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) shares were down in last trading by -1.08% to $83.49. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.84% over the past week and fell -0.01% in the past month. It is currently trading -0.99% below its 50 day moving average and -0.5% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -6.86% decrease in value from its one year high of $90.33. The RSI indicator value of 41.03, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

The Procter & Gamble Company provides branded consumer packaged goods to consumers in North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, India, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. The company’s Beauty segment offers hair care products comprising conditioners, shampoos, styling aids, and treatments; and antiperspirants and deodorants, personal cleansing, and skin care products. This segment markets its products under the Head & Shoulders, Olay, Pantene, Rejoice, Old Spice, Safeguard, and SK-II brands. Its Grooming segment provides blades and razors, pre- and post-shave products, and other shave care products, as well as appliances under the Braun, Fusion, Gillette, Mach3, Prestobarba, and Venus brands. The company’s Health Care segment offers toothbrushes, toothpaste, and other oral care products; and gastrointestinal, rapid diagnostics, respiratory, vitamins/minerals/supplements, and other healthcare products under the Oral-B, Crest, Prilosec, Vicks, Metamucil, Pepto Bismol, and Align brands. Its Fabric & Home Care segment provides fabric care products, including fabric enhancers, laundry additives, and laundry detergents; and home care products comprising air care, dish care, P&G professional, and surface care products under the Tide, Ariel, Downy, Gain, Cascade, Dawn, Febreze, Mr. Clean, and Swiffer brands. The company’s Baby, Feminine & Family Care segment offers baby care products, such as baby wipes, diapers, and pants; adult incontinence and feminine care products; and family care products, such as paper towels, tissues, and toilet papers. This segment markets its products under the Pampers, Always, Bounty, Charmin, Luvs, and Tampax brands. The company sells its products through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, department stores, distributors, baby stores, specialty beauty stores, e-commerce, high-frequency stores, and pharmacies. The Procter & Gamble Company was founded in 1837 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) traded within a range of $18 to $18.5 after opening the day at $18.29. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -4.3% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.93% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $18.03 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -7.44% below its 52 week high of $19.51 and 56.06% above its 12-month low of $12.17. The shares are up by over 16.45% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 46.02 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm primarily engages in the ownership and operation of hotel properties. It invests in the real estate markets of United States. It also invests in Canada, Mexico, Chile, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and Poland. The firm primarily invests in luxury and upper upscale hotels. It was formerly known as Host Marriott Corporation. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.


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