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Eye Catching Stocks: Fluor Corporation (FLR), Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS), Real Goods Solar, Inc. (RGSE)


Fluor Corporation (FLR) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.43% or $0.82 to close the day at $58.17 on light trading volume of 1.22M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.34M. The Irving Texas 75039 based company has been outperforming the heavy construction group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 27.37%, compared to the industry which has advanced 54.01% over the same period. With RSI of 67.61, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $56.19, making it a hold for now.

Fluor Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides engineering, procurement, construction, fabrication and modularization, commissioning and maintenance, and project management services worldwide. It operates through five segments: Oil & Gas, Industrial & Infrastructure, Government, Global Services, and Power. The Oil & Gas segment offers a range of design, engineering, procurement, construction, fabrication, and project management services to upstream chemicals and petrochemicals, downstream refining, pipelines, upstream oil and gas production, liquefied natural gas, and offshore production industries. It also provides consulting services, such as feasibility studies, process assessment, and project finance structuring and studies. The Industrial & Infrastructure segment offers design, engineering, procurement, operations and maintenance, and project management services to the transportation, commercial and institutional, manufacturing, life sciences, mining and metals, telecommunications, microelectronics, and water sectors. The Government segment provides engineering, construction, logistics, base and facilities operations and maintenance, contingency response, and environmental and nuclear services to the United States government and governments internationally. The Global Services segment offers site equipment and tool, industrial fleet, integrated construction equipment, and recruiting and permanent placement services. The Power segment provides engineering, procurement, construction, program management, start-up and commissioning, operations and maintenance, and technical services for the gas fueled, solid fueled, environmental compliance, renewables, nuclear, and power services markets. The company also offers unionized management and construction services in the United States and Canada. Fluor Corporation was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS) climbed 2.48% during last trading as the stock added $0.5 to finish the day at $20.65 with about 1.21M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 913.70K. The $1.81B market cap company, which fluctuated between $20.1 and $20.75 during the day, currently situated 299.42% above its 52 week low of $5.67 and 0.73% away from its one year high of $20.75. The RSI of 82.31 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Scientific Games Corporation develops technology-based products and services, and associated content for the gaming, lottery, and interactive gaming industries worldwide. Its Gaming segment supplies and leases gaming machines, video lottery terminals, automatic card shufflers, roulette chip sorters, fixed odds betting terminals, and server-based gaming systems and content, as well as arcade and bingo machines, conversion kits, and spare parts; and licenses proprietary table game content. It also provides video lottery central monitoring and control systems and networks for gaming regulators; and sells casino-management technology solutions and systems. The company’s Lottery segment designs, prints, and sells instant lottery games; and provides value-added services, such as game design, sales and marketing and support, specialty games and promotions, inventory management, warehousing, and fulfillment services, as well as instant game category management services. This segment also provides lottery systems, including equipment, software, and data communication services and support; instant game validation systems; and software, hardware, and related services for sports wagering and keno systems. In addition, it provides licensed games, promotional entertainment, and Internet-based marketing services; and branded merchandise, advertising, promotional support, and drawing management services, as well as prize fulfillment programs. Further, this segment prints and sells phone cards; and supplies proprietary transaction-processing software, draw lottery games, keno, point-of-sale terminals, central site computers, and communication platforms, as well as ongoing operational support and maintenance services. Its Interactive segment provides interactive gaming products and services for social gaming and real-money gaming through desktop and mobile devices to online casino operators. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Real Goods Solar, Inc. (RGSE) saw its value decrease by -6.31% as the stock dropped $-0.13 to finish the day at a closing price of $1.93. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $0.18-$17.6 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $1.91 to $2.06 during the day, are up by 164.42% in the past three months and down by -73.78% over the past six months. It is currently trading -6.54% below its 20 day moving average and 94.99% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $79.8 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 51.65. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Real Goods Solar, Inc. operates as a residential and commercial solar energy engineering, procurement, and construction company in the United States. It operates in three segments: Residential, Sunetric, and Other. The company offers solar energy services, including design, procurement, permitting, build-out, grid connection, financing referrals, and warranty and customer satisfaction. It installs residential solar energy systems up to 15 kilowatts (kW) in size; and small commercial solar energy systems up to 500 kW in size for various industries, such as retail, manufacturing, service, and municipal services. The company markets its products and services through an outside sales team, e-sales, and inside sales, customer referral programs, and alliances and channel partnerships, as well as online. Real Goods Solar, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.


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