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Stocks in the Spotlight: FireEye, Inc. (FEYE), Antero Resources Corporation (AR), Service Corporation International (SCI)

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FireEye, Inc. (FEYE) had a light trading with around 3.19M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.56M. The stock traded between $11.71 and $11.95 before closing at the price of $11.73 with -1.35% change on the day. The Milpitas California 95035 based company is currently trading 10.66% above its 52 week low of $10.6 and -40.24% below its 52 week high of $19.63. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 43.07 and $13.77 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

FireEye, Inc. provides cybersecurity solutions for detecting, preventing, analyzing, and resolving cyber-attacks. The company offers vector-specific appliance solutions that provide threat protection from network to endpoint for inbound and outbound network traffic that may contain sensitive information. It also offers Central Management System that provides cross-enterprise threat data correlation to identify and block attacks across multiple attack vectors; and Threat Analytics Platform to identify and respond to cyber threats by correlating enterprise-generated security event data from any security product with real-time threat intelligence, as well as Malware Analysis System to manually execute and inspect advanced malware, zero-day, and other advanced cyber-attacks embedded in files, email attachments, and Web objects. In addition, the company offers Network Forensics Platform that helps in detecting threats and view specific packets and sessions before, during, and after the attack to confirm what may have triggered a malware download or callback; Investigation Analysis System, a centralized analytical interface to the Network Forensics Platform; and Mandiant Intelligent Response that enables remote investigation of endpoints and allows security teams to collect targeted forensic data to identify attacker behavior, tools, and techniques. Further, it provides cloud-based subscription services; Security-as-a-Service; and incident response, compromise assessments, and related consulting, as well as training and professional, and customer support and maintenance services. FireEye, Inc. provides its products and services through distributors, resellers, and strategic partners in the United States, the Asia Pacific, Japan, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and others. The company was formerly known as NetForts, Inc. and changed its name to FireEye, Inc. in September 2005. FireEye, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.

Antero Resources Corporation (AR) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.06% or $0.27 to close the day at $25.83 on light trading volume of 3.19M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.42M. The Denver Colorado 80202 based company has been underperforming the oil & gas drilling & exploration group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -1.6%, compared to the industry which has advanced 94.73% over the same period. With RSI of 55.49, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $34.19, making it a hold for now.

Antero Resources Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas company, acquires, explores, and develops natural gas, natural gas liquids, and oil properties in the United States. As of December 31, 2015, the company had 569,000 net acres of oil and gas properties located in the Appalachian Basin in West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. It also owned and operated 182 miles of gas gathering pipelines in the Marcellus Shale; and 110 miles of low-pressure, high-pressure, and condensate pipelines in the Utica Shale. The company was formerly known as Antero Resources Appalachian Corporation and changed its name to Antero Resources Corporation in June 2013. Antero Resources Corporation was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Antero Resources Corporation is a subsidiary of Antero Resources Investment LLC.

Service Corporation International (SCI) shares were down in last trading by -0.35% to $31.64. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 8.58% over the past week and grew 9.67% in the past month. It is currently trading 10.8% above its 50 day moving average and 17.02% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.77% decrease in value from its one year high of $32.21. The RSI indicator value of 83.51, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

Service Corporation International, together with its subsidiaries, provides deathcare products and services in the United States and Canada. The company operates through Funeral and Cemetery segments. Its funeral service and cemetery operations comprise funeral service locations, cemeteries, funeral service/cemetery combination locations, crematoria, and related businesses. The company also provides professional services relating to funerals and cremations, including the use of funeral facilities and motor vehicles; arranging and directing services; and removal, preparation, embalming, and cremation services, as well as catering services. In addition, it offers funeral merchandise, including burial caskets and related accessories, urns and other cremation receptacles, outer burial containers, flowers, on-line and video tributes, stationery products, casket and cremation memorialization products, and other merchandise. Further, the company’s cemeteries provide cemetery property interment rights, including developed lots, lawn crypts, mausoleum spaces, niches, and other cremation memorialization and interment options; and sells cemetery merchandise and services, including memorial markers and bases, floral placements, graveside services, merchandise installation, and burial openings and closings, as well as offers preneed cemetery merchandise and services. Service Corporation International offers its products and services under the Dignity Memorial, Dignity Planning, National Cremation Society, Advantage, Funeraria del Angel, Making Everlasting Memories, Neptune Society, and Trident Society brands. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 1,535 funeral service locations; and 469 cemeteries, including 262 funeral service/cemetery combination locations covering 45 states, 8 Canadian provinces, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

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