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Investor’s Alert: Coty Inc. (COTY), Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST), CVS Health Corporation (CVS)

HSBC logos are displayed inside an office tower in Hong Kong February 27, 2012. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Coty Inc. (COTY) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 2.79% or $0.53 to close the day at $19.53 on lower than average trading volume of 10.81M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7M. The New York New York 10118 based company has been outperforming the personal products companies by -13.6209% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 6.66% YTD, versus the personal products industry which is up 4.78% for the same period. The RSI of 58.69 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Coty Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes beauty products worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Fragrances, Color Cosmetics, Skin & Body Care, and Brazil Acquisition. It offers fragrances under the Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Davidoff, Chloé, Balenciaga, Beyoncé, Bottega Veneta, Guess?, Katy Perry, Miu Miu, and Roberto Cavalli brand names. The company also provides lip, eye, nail, and facial color products under the Bourjois, Rimmel, Sally Hansen, and OPI brands. In addition, it offers shower gels, deodorants, skin care, and sun treatment products under the adidas, Lancaster, philosophy, and Playboy brand names; and hair straighteners, hair dryers, curlers, and hair brushes; and spray, serum, cream, and foam product lines to curl, fix, protect, shine, straighten, and volumize hair. The company also markets its products under the Astor, Coty, Joop!, Jovan, Manhattan, and N.Y.C. New York Color brands. It sells its products through retailers, including hypermarkets, supermarkets, independent and chain drug stores and pharmacies, upscale perfumeries, upscale and mid-tier department stores, nail salons, specialty retailers, duty-free shops and traditional food, and drug and mass retailers. Coty Inc. was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) had a light trading with around 10.63M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.76M. The stock traded between $18.21 and $18.49 before closing at the price of $18.48 with 1.15% change on the day. The Bethesda Maryland 20817 based company is currently trading 49.97% above its 52 week low of $12.98 and -5.13% below its 52 week high of $19.51. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 56.39 and $18.12 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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.

CVS Health Corporation (CVS) traded within a range of $79.42 to $82.2 after opening the day at $81.92. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 1.34% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.8% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $79.49 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -24.33% below its 52 week high of $106.67 and 15.4% above its 12-month low of $69.3. The shares are down by over -9.12% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 47.48 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

CVS Health Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated pharmacy health care services. It operates through Pharmacy Services and Retail/LTC segments. The Pharmacy Services segment offers pharmacy benefit management solutions, such as plan design and administration, formulary management, Medicare Part D services, mail order and specialty pharmacy services, retail pharmacy network management services, prescription management systems, clinical services, disease management programs, and medical pharmacy management services. This segment serves employers, insurance companies, unions, government employee groups, health plans, managed Medicaid plans and plans offered on public and private exchanges, other sponsors of health benefit plans, and individuals under the CVS Caremark Pharmacy Services, Caremark, CVS Caremark, CarePlus CVS Pharmacy, CVS Specialty, Accordant, SilverScript, NovoLogix, Coram, Navarro Health Services, and Advanced Care Scripts names. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 24 retail specialty pharmacy stores, 11 specialty mail order pharmacies and 5 mail order dispensing pharmacies, and 83 branches for infusion and enteral services. The Retail/LTC segment sells prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, beauty products and cosmetics, personal care products, convenience foods, seasonal merchandise, and greeting cards, as well as provides photo finishing services. It operates 9,655 retail stores in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Brazil primarily under the CVS Pharmacy, CVS, Longs Drugs, Navarro Discount Pharmacy, and Drogaria Onofre names; online retail pharmacy Websites; and 32 onsite pharmacy stores, long-term care pharmacy operations, and retail health care clinics. The company was formerly known as CVS Caremark Corporation and changed its name to CVS Health Corporation in September 2014. CVS Health Corporation was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.


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