3M Company (MMM) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.01% or $0.02 to close the day at $178.51 on active trading volume of 1.98M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.94M. The St. Paul Minnesota 55144 based company has been outperforming the diversified machinery group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 31.37%, compared to the industry which has advanced 26% over the same period. With RSI of 58.52, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $188.93, making it a hold for now.
3M Company operates as a diversified technology company worldwide. The company’s Industrial segment offers tapes; coated, non-woven, and bonded abrasives; adhesives; ceramics; sealants; specialty materials; filtration products; closure systems for personal hygiene products; acoustic systems products; automotive components; abrasion-resistant films; structural adhesives; and paint finishing and detailing products. Its Safety and Graphics segment provides personal protection products, traffic safety and security products, commercial graphics systems, commercial cleaning and protection products, floor matting, roofing granules, and fall protection products. The company’s Health Care segment offers medical and surgical supplies, skin health and infection prevention products, drug delivery systems, dental and orthodontic products, health information systems, and food safety products. Its Electronics and Energy segment provides optical films; packaging and interconnection devices; insulating and splicing solutions; touch screens and touch monitors; renewable energy component solutions; and infrastructure protection products. The company’s Consumer segment offers sponges, scouring pads, high-performance cloths, consumer and office tapes, repositionable notes, indexing systems, and consumer and office tapes and adhesives, as well as construction and home improvement, home care, and protective material products. 3M Company serves automotive, electronics and energy, appliance, paper and printing, packaging, food and beverage, construction, clinics and hospitals, pharmaceuticals, dental and orthodontic practitioners, health information systems, food manufacturing and testing, consumer and office retail, home improvement, drug and pharmacy retail, and other markets. The company sells its products through wholesalers, retailers, jobbers, distributors, and dealers, as well as directly to users. 3M Company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) climbed 1.48% during last trading as the stock added $0.33 to finish the day at $22.65 with about 1.97M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.89M. The $3.49B market cap company, which fluctuated between $22.27 and $22.74 during the day, currently situated 43.1% above its 52 week low of $16.5 and -7.75% away from its one year high of $24.79. The RSI of 60.72 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.
Regal Entertainment Group, through its subsidiaries, operates as a motion picture exhibitor in the United States. It develops, acquires, and operates multi-screen theatres primarily in mid-sized metropolitan markets and suburban growth areas of larger metropolitan markets. The company operates a theatre circuit under the brands of Regal Cinemas, United Artists, Edwards, Great Escape Theatres, and Hollywood Theaters. As of January 6, 2017, it operated 7,310 screens in 565 theatres in 42 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, and the District of Columbia. Regal Entertainment Group was founded in 2002 and is based in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) saw its value decrease by -0.04% as the stock dropped $-0.02 to finish the day at a closing price of $44.71. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $31.3-$47.88 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $44.13 to $44.73 during the day, are up by 6.77% in the past three months and up by 3.71% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.68% below its 20 day moving average and -0.08% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $45.08 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 49.32. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. Its Agricultural Services segment offers agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley; and resells those commodities as food and feed ingredients, and raw materials for the agricultural processing industry. The segment is also involved in structured trade finance and the processing of wheat into wheat flour. Its Corn Processing segment offers ingredients used in the food and beverage industry, including sweeteners, starch, syrup, glucose, and dextrose; bio products; alcohol, amino acids, and other food and animal feed ingredients; and ethyl alcohol for industrial use as ethanol or as beverage grade. This segment also offers corn gluten feed and meal, and distillers’ grains; vegetable oil and protein meal; formula feeds, and animal health and nutrition products; and citric acids and glycols for food and industrial products, as well as operates a sugarcane ethanol plant. The company’s Oilseeds Processing segment processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. It offers ingredients for the food, feed, energy, and industrial products industries; crude vegetable and salad oils; partially refined oils; oilseed protein meals; peanuts, tree nuts, and peanut-derived ingredients; cottonseed flour for the pharmaceutical industry; cotton cellulose pulp for the chemical, paper, and filter markets; and agricultural commodity raw materials. Its Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment offers natural flavor ingredients, flavor systems, natural colors, proteins, emulsifiers, soluble fiber, polyols, hydrocolloids, natural health and nutrition products, edible beans, and other specialty food and feed ingredients. The company is also involved in futures commission and insurance activities. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.