Adam Park

Stocks in Focus: FireEye, Inc. (FEYE), Uni-Pixel, Inc. (UNXL), Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW)

FireEye, Inc. (FEYE) had a active trading with around 5.49M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.53M. The stock traded between $11.56 and $12.05 before closing at the price of $11.89 with 1.11% change on the day. The Milpitas California 95035 based company is currently trading 12.17% above its 52 week low of $10.6 and -39.43% below its 52 week high of $19.63. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 45.1 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.

Uni-Pixel, Inc. (UNXL) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -30.41% or $-0.45 to close the day at $1.03 on active trading volume of 5.46M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 358.43K. The Santa Clara California 95054 based company has been outperforming the diversified electronics group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 117.07%, compared to the industry which has advanced 39% over the same period. With RSI of 37.22, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $3.35, making it a hold for now.

Uni-Pixel, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets micro-structured polymer film materials and related technologies for the display, flexible electronics, and automotive industries in the United States. The company markets its touch screen films under the brand XTouch, as sub-components of a touch sensor module; and hard coat resin and optical films under the Diamond Guard brand. Uni-Pixel, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW) shares were up in last trading by 2.75% to $3.74. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 7.47% over the past week and fell -3.61% in the past month. It is currently trading -2.69% below its 50 day moving average and -4.3% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -29.03% decrease in value from its one year high of $5.27. The RSI indicator value of 54.65, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Genworth Financial, Inc. provides insurance and homeownership solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates through five segments: U.S. Mortgage Insurance, Canada Mortgage Insurance, Australia Mortgage Insurance, U.S. Life Insurance, and Runoff. The U.S. Mortgage Insurance segment offers mortgage insurance products primarily insure prime-based and individually underwritten residential mortgage loans. The Canada Mortgage Insurance segment provides flow mortgage insurance; and bulk mortgage insurance products and services that aid in the sale of mortgages to the capital markets, as well as helps lenders manage capital and risk in Canada. The Australia Mortgage Insurance segment offers flow mortgage insurance, as well as bulk mortgage insurance that aids in the sale of mortgages to the capital markets in Australia. The U.S. Life Insurance segment offers long-term care insurance products, as well as service traditional life insurance and fixed annuity products in the United States. The Runoff segment covers non-strategic products, which primarily include variable annuity, variable life insurance, institutional, corporate-owned life insurance, and accident and health insurance products. This segment’s institutional products include funding agreements, funding agreements backing notes, and guaranteed investment contracts. It distributes its products and services primarily through appointed independent producers, financial intermediaries, employer groups, and sales specialists. Genworth Financial, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

 

Trader’s Round Up: Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB), Fossil Group, Inc. (FOSL), TTM Technologies, Inc. (TTMI)

Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB) retreated with the stock falling -11.73% or $-3.9 to close at $29.35 on light trading volume of 3.81M compared its three months average trading volume of 427.44K. The Birmingham Alabama 35211 based company operating under the Sporting Goods Stores industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -11.09% down for the period and down by -21.31% so far this year. With price target of $40.07 and a -4.99% rebound from 52-week low, Hibbett Sports, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Hibbett Sports, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates athletic specialty stores in small and mid-sized markets primarily in the South, Southwest, Mid-Atlantic, and the Midwest regions of the United States. Its stores offer a range of merchandise, including athletic footwear, team sports equipment, athletic and fashion apparel, and related accessories. The company also sells merchandise directly to educational institutions and youth associations. As of April 30, 2016, it operated 1,034 Hibbett Sports stores and 19 Sports Additions athletic shoe stores. The company was founded in 1945 and is based in Birmingham, Alabama.

Fossil Group, Inc. (FOSL) dropped $-0.11 to close the day at a new closing price of $22.87, a -0.48% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 1.83% above its 52 week low of $22.46. A total of 3.58M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.2M. The stock, which fluctuated between $22.8 and $23.49 during the day, currently situated -55.96% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -9.1% in the past one month and down by -27.95% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $25.82 and RSI of 32.93, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Fossil Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, and distributes consumer fashion accessories. The company’s principal products include a line of men’s and women’s fashion watches and jewelry, handbags, small leather goods, belts, sunglasses, and soft accessories. It offers its products under its proprietary brands, such as FOSSIL, MICHELE, RELIC, SKAGEN, and ZODIAC, as well as under the licensed brands, including ADIDAS, ARMANI EXCHANGE, BURBERRY, DIESEL, DKNY, EMPORIO ARMANI, KARL LAGERFELD, KATE SPADE NEW YORK, MARC BY MARC JACOBS, MICHAEL KORS, and TORY BURCH. The company sells its products through department stores, specialty retail stores, specialty watch and jewelry stores, company-owned retail and outlet stores, mass market stores, e-commerce sites, licensed and franchised FOSSIL retail stores, and retail concessions, as well as sells its products on airlines and cruise ships. As of January 2, 2016, it owned and operated 99 retail stores and 139 outlet stores located in the United States, as well as 250 retail stores and 131 outlet stores internationally. Fossil Group, Inc. was formerly known as Fossil, Inc. and changed its name to Fossil Group, Inc. in May 2013. Fossil Group, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Richardson, Texas.

TTM Technologies, Inc. (TTMI) shares were down in last trading by -0.06% to $17.63. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 15.99% over the past week and grew 20.34% in the past month. It is currently trading 22.5% above its 50 day moving average and 60.04% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.84% decrease in value from its one year high of $17.86. The RSI indicator value of 79.4, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

TTM Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures printed circuit boards (PCBs) worldwide. It provides a range of PCBs and electro-mechanical solutions, including high density interconnect PCBs, conventional PCBs, flexible PCBs, rigid-flex PCBs, custom assemblies and system integration, and IC substrates. It also produces test specialized circuits used in radio-frequency or microwave emission and collection applications; printed circuits with heavy copper cores, and embedded and press-fit coins; PCBs with electrically passive heat sinks; and PCBs with electrically active thermal cores. In addition, the company offers various services, including manufacturability, PCB layout design, simulation and testing, and quick turnaround services. The company’s customers include original equipment manufacturers and electronic manufacturing services companies that primarily serve the networking/communications, cellular phone, computing, aerospace and defense, and medical/industrial/instrumentation end markets of the electronics industry. TTM Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California.

 

Traders Recap: Celsion Corporation (CLSN), Columbia Pipeline Partners LP (CPPL), PharmAthene, Inc. (PIP)

Celsion Corporation (CLSN) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -14.97% or $-0.06 to close the day at $0.33 on lower than average trading volume of 3.61M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 875.88K. The Lawrenceville New Jersey 08648 based company has been outperforming the biotechnology companies by -61.8683% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 8.59% YTD, versus the biotechnology industry which is down -2.84% for the same period. The RSI of 40.23 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Celsion Corporation, an oncology drug development company, focuses on the development and commercialization of chemotherapeutic oncology drugs based on its proprietary heat-activated liposomal technology. The company’s lead product includes ThermoDox, a liposomal encapsulation of doxorubicin that is in Phase III clinical trials for primary liver cancer; and under Phase II clinical trials for recurrent chest wall breast cancer. It has a development, product supply, and commercialization agreement with Yakult Honsha Co. Ltd. for ThermoDox; and a commercial supply agreement with Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. for the production of ThermoDox in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau. The company also has a collaboration with the Children’s Research Institute to conduct a clinical study of ThermoDox, a heat activated liposomal encapsulation of doxorubicin in combination with magnetic resonance-guided high intensity focused ultrasound to treat relapsed or refractory solid tumors in children and young adults. Celsion Corporation was founded in 1982 and is based in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.

Columbia Pipeline Partners LP (CPPL) had a active trading with around 3.46M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.03M. The stock traded between $16.88 and $17.05 before closing at the price of $16.9 with -0.59% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77056 based company is currently trading 44.07% above its 52 week low of $12.35 and -8.71% below its 52 week high of $19.49. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 44 and $17.14 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Columbia Pipeline Partners LP, through its interests in CPG OpCo LP, engages in the natural gas transmission and storage business. It owns, operates, and develops a portfolio of pipelines, storage, and related midstream assets. The company owns approximately 15,000 miles of interstate pipelines extending from New York to the Gulf of Mexico and underground natural gas storage systems, as well as related gathering and processing assets. It operates in 15 northeastern, mid-Atlantic, Midwestern, and southern states; and the District of Columbia. The company provides natural gas transportation services to local distribution companies, municipal utilities, direct industrial users, electric power generators, marketers, producers, and LNG exporters. CPP GP LLC serves as the general partner of the company. Columbia Pipeline Partners LP was founded in 2007 and is based in Houston, Texas.

PharmAthene, Inc. (PIP) traded within a range of $1.04 to $1.12 after opening the day at $1.07. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -66.15% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.65% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $1.1 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -68.57% below its 52 week high of $3.5 and 134.04% above its 12-month low of $0.47. The shares are down by over -62.71% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 23.05 is bullish. They are not pointing to a rebound in the stock. We should get in as it looks to have found a bottom.

PharmAthene, Inc., a biodefense company, develops and commercializes medical counter measures against biological and chemical threats in the United States. The company focuses on developing lyophilized anthrax vaccines based on DepoVax, a proprietary technology platform that contributes recombinant protective antigen bulk drug substance. It serves National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority. The company has a license agreement with ImmunoVaccine Technologies for the use of the DepoVax vaccine platform to develop an anthrax vaccine. PharmAthene, Inc. is headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MRNS), McDermott International, Inc. (MDR), Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT)

Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MRNS) saw its value increase by 3.2% as the stock gained $0.04 to finish the day at a closing price of $1.29. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $0.82-$6.76 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $1.21 to $1.39 during the day, are up by 8.4% in the past three months and down by -18.87% over the past six months. It is currently trading 5.06% above its 20 day moving average and 18.98% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $3.33 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 61.57.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing therapeutics to treat epilepsy and neuropsychiatric disorders. It is developing ganaxolone, a small molecule, which is in Phase III clinical trials to treat adults with refractory focal onset epileptic seizures; and is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of orphan disease, as well as is in Phase II clinical trial to treat Fragile X Syndrome, an orphan indication. The company is also developing an IV formulation for use in the hospital setting to treat status epilepticus. Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has a collaboration agreement with NovaMedica, LLC; and license agreement with Purdue Neuroscience Company. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania.

McDermott International, Inc. (MDR) shares were up in last trading by 2.48% to $8.25. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 3.77% over the past week and grew 10.59% in the past month. It is currently trading 7.67% above its 50 day moving average and 44.77% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.96% decrease in value from its one year high of $8.33. The RSI indicator value of 62.25, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

McDermott International, Inc. provides engineering, procurement, construction and installation, and module fabrication services for upstream field developments worldwide. It operates through three segments: the Americas, Europe and Africa; the Middle East; and Asia. The company delivers fixed and floating production facilities, pipeline installations, and subsea systems from concept to commissioning for offshore and subsea oil and gas projects. Its operations include fabrication and offshore installation of fixed and floating structures; and the installation of pipelines and subsea systems, as well as provision of shallow water and deep water construction services. The company’s customers include national, integrated, and other oil and gas companies. McDermott International, Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT) traded within a range of $1.41 to $1.46 after opening the day at $1.41. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -7.59% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.39% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $1.46 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -51.33% below its 52 week high of $3 and 131.75% above its 12-month low of $0.63. The shares are up by over 69.77% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 52.95 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Globalstar, Inc. provides mobile voice and data communications services through satellite worldwide. The company offers duplex two-way voice and data products, including mobile voice and data satellite communications services and equipment for remote business continuity, recreational, emergency response, and other applications; fixed voice and data satellite communications services and equipment in rural villages, ships, industrial and commercial sites, and residential sites; and satellite data modem services comprising asynchronous and packet data services. It also provides SPOT products, such as SPOT satellite GPS messenger for personal tracking, emergency location, and messaging solutions; SPOT Global phone; and SPOT Trace, an anti-theft and asset tracking device. In addition, the company offers commercial Simplex one-way transmission products to track cargo containers and rail cars, to monitor utility meters, to monitor oil and gas assets, and other applications. Further, it provides engineering services, such as hardware and software designs to develop specific applications; and installation of gateways and antennas. The company primarily serves recreation and personal; government; public safety and disaster relief; oil and gas; maritime and fishing; natural resources, mining, and forestry; construction; utilities; and transportation markets. Globalstar, Inc. distributes its products directly, as well as through independent agents, dealers and resellers, independent gateway operators, and its sales force and e-commerce Website. As of December 31, 2015, it served approximately 688,000 subscribers. The company has a collaboration agreement with Carmanah to design and manufacture solar powered M2M satellite solutions. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Covington, Louisiana. Globalstar, Inc. is a subsidiary of Thermo Funding II LLC.

 

Trader Alert: Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM), National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV), ServiceNow, Inc. (NOW)

Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) retreated with the stock falling -0.78% or $-0.29 to close at $37.09 on light trading volume of 5.61M compared its three months average trading volume of 7.76M. The Greenwood Village Colorado 80111 based company operating under the Gold industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 51.59% up for the period and up by 8.86% so far this year. With price target of $39.88 and a 61.03% rebound from 52-week low, Newmont Mining Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Newmont Mining Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates in the mining industry. The company primarily acquires, develops, explores for, and produces gold. It also explores for silver and copper properties. The company’s operations and/or assets are located in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, and Suriname. As of December 31, 2015, it had proven and probable gold reserves of 73.7 million ounces and an aggregate land position of approximately 20,000 square miles. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) gained $1.06 to close the day at a new closing price of $40.66, a 2.68% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 53.15% above its 52 week low of $26.56. A total of 3.06M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.62M. The stock, which fluctuated between $39.51 and $40.75 during the day, currently situated -6.81% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 8.72% in the past one month and up by 22.13% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $37.62 and RSI of 60.88, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling, completion, and production operations; and provides oilfield services to the upstream oil and gas industry worldwide. It operates through four segments: Rig Systems, Rig Aftermarket, Wellbore Technologies, and Completion & Production Solutions. The Rig Systems segment offers land rigs; offshore drilling equipment packages; and drilling rig components. This segment provides substructures, derricks, and masts; cranes; pipe lifting, racking, rotating, and assembly systems; fluid transfer technologies, such as mud pumps; pressure control equipment; power transmission systems; and rig instrumentation and control systems. The Rig Aftermarket segment offers spare parts; and repair and rental services, as well as technical support, field and first well support, field engineering, and customer training services. The Wellbore Technologies segment designs, manufactures, rents, and sells various equipment and technologies. This segment also provides solids control and waste management equipment and services, drilling fluids, power generation equipment, drill and wired pipes, instruments, measuring and monitoring equipment, downhole and fishing tools, hole openers, and drill bits, as well as drilling optimization and automation, tubular inspection, repair and coating, and rope access inspection services. The Completion and Production Solutions segment offers pressure pumping trucks and pumps, blenders, sanders, hydration units, injection units, flowlines, manifolds, and wellheads; well intervention tools; offshore production comprising composite pipes, process equipment, floating production systems, and subsea production technologies; and onshore production, including surface transfer and progressive cavity pumps, reciprocating pumps, pressure vessels, and artificial lift systems. The company was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

ServiceNow, Inc. (NOW) shares were up in last trading by 1.25% to $92.89. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.46% over the past week and grew 11.21% in the past month. It is currently trading 12.69% above its 50 day moving average and 20.56% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.1% decrease in value from its one year high of $93.3. The RSI indicator value of 71.1, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

ServiceNow, Inc. provides enterprise cloud-based solutions that define, structure, manage, and automate services in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It offers service management solutions, including incident management, problem management, change management, and request management, as well as service catalog and knowledge base; and information technology (IT), HR, customer service, security operations, facilities, and field service management solutions. The company also provides business management solutions, such as financial management solutions; project portfolio suite that provides capabilities to plan, organize, and manage projects; governance, risk, and compliance solution that provides clarity into compliance and audit initiatives; and performance analytics solutions, as well as offers ServiceNow platform that integrates various business applications. In addition, it offers IT operations management solutions that include ServiceWatch Mapping, a service mapping and discovery solution; ServiceWatch Insight that adds event management to the ServiceWatch Mapping bundle, as well as offers insight on the issues affecting service availability and performance; and ServiceWatch Suite that adds orchestration and cloud management to the ServiceNow ITOM products. Further, the company offers professional, education, and customer support services. It serves enterprises in various industries, including financial services, consumer products, IT services, health care, and technology. The company sells products through its direct sales team, as well as indirectly through third-party channels by partnering with systems integrators, managed services providers, and resale partners. The company was formerly known as Service-now.com and changed its name to ServiceNow, Inc. in May 2012. ServiceNow, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN), Reynolds American Inc. (RAI), American Express Company (AXP)

Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) grew with the stock adding 1.42% or $0.59 to close at $42.1 on active trading volume of 2.98M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.49M. The San Mateo California 94403 based company operating under the Asset Management industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 26.98% up for the period and up by 6.37% so far this year. With price target of $38.91 and a 39.99% rebound from 52-week low, Franklin Resources, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Franklin Resources, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides its services to individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts, and partnerships. It launches equity, fixed income, balanced, and multi-asset mutual funds through its subsidiaries. The firm invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative markets. Franklin Resources, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is based in San Mateo, California with an additional office in Hyderabad, India.

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) dropped $-0.29 to close the day at a new closing price of $60.02, a -0.48% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 39.52% above its 52 week low of $43.38. A total of 6.83M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.63M. The stock, which fluctuated between $59.89 and $60.26 during the day, currently situated -1.46% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 7.24% in the past one month and up by 12.96% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $57.01 and RSI of 65.56, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. It operates through RJR Tobacco, Santa Fe, and American Snuff segments. The RJR Tobacco segment offers cigarettes under the NEWPORT, CAMEL, PALL MALL, DORAL, MISTY, and CAPRI brands; and CAMEL Snus, a smoke-free tobacco product, as well as manages various licensed brands, including DUNHILL and STATE EXPRESS 555. The Santa Fe segment manufactures and markets cigarettes and other tobacco products under the NATURAL AMERICAN SPIRIT brand. The American Snuff segment provides smokeless tobacco products, such as moist snuff under GRIZZLY and KODIAK brand names. The company also manufactures and markets digital vapor cigarettes under the VUSE brand name; and markets nicotine replacement therapy products under the ZONNIC brand. It distributes its products primarily through direct wholesale deliveries from a local distribution center and public warehouses. Reynolds American Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

American Express Company (AXP) shares were up in last trading by 0.63% to $79.41. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.17% over the past week and grew 3.64% in the past month. It is currently trading 5.06% above its 50 day moving average and 18.46% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a 0.29% increase in value from its one year high of $79.45. The RSI indicator value of 69.83, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

American Express Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services to consumers and businesses worldwide. It operates through four segments: U.S. Card Services, International Card Services, Global Commercial Services, and Global Network & Merchant Services. The company’s products and services include charge and credit card products; network services; expense management products and services; travel-related services; and stored value/prepaid products. Its products and services also comprise merchant acquisition and processing, servicing and settlement, merchant financing, point-of-sale, and marketing and information products and services for merchants; fraud prevention services; and the design of customized customer loyalty and rewards programs. The company sells its products and services to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and large corporations through direct mail, online applications, in-house and third-party sales forces, and direct response advertising. American Express Company was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), salesforce.com, inc. (CRM), Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP)

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.66% or $-2.38 to close the day at $140.82 on active trading volume of 8.36M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.95M. The Los Gatos California 95032 based company has been outperforming the catv systems group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 58.14%, compared to the industry which has advanced 24.32% over the same period. With RSI of 57.13, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $147.18, making it a hold for now.

Netflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of television (TV) shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens. The company operates in three segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming, and Domestic DVD. It offers members with the ability to receive streaming content through a host of Internet-connected screens, including TVs, digital video players, television set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. It serves approximately 93 million streaming members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) grew with the stock adding 0.01% or $0.01 to close at $80.92 on light trading volume of 4.8M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.83M. The San Francisco California 94105 based company operating under the Application Software industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 35.5% up for the period and up by 18.2% so far this year. With price target of $94.11 and a 38.42% rebound from 52-week low, salesforce.com, inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

salesforce.com, inc. provides enterprise cloud computing solutions, with a focus on customer relationship management to various businesses and industries worldwide. It offers enterprise cloud computing applications and platform services, including Sales Cloud that enables companies to store data, monitor leads and progress, forecast opportunities, gain insights through relationship intelligence, and collaborate around sales on desktop and mobile devices. The company also provides Service Cloud that enables companies to deliver personalized customer service and support, as well as connects their service agents with customers on various devices; and Marketing Cloud, which enables companies to plan, personalize, and optimize customer interactions. In addition, it offers Community Cloud that enables companies to engage with groups of people by giving them access to information, applications, and experts; Analytics Cloud, an application, which enables companies to deploy sales, service, marketing, and custom analytics applications using various data source; Internet of Things Cloud that enables customers to process data, as well as build personalized actions and engage with customers in real time; and App Cloud, an application development platform for companies to deliver connected applications for various business needs. Further, the company provides professional services, including consulting, deployment, training, and design and integration services to facilitate the adoption of its cloud solutions, as well as offers various education service offerings ranging from introductory online courses to advanced architecture certifications. It sells and markets services primarily through its direct sales force, as well as through consulting firms, systems integrators, and regional partners. The company has a strategic alliance with Cisco to develop IoT and contact center platforms. salesforce.com, inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.17% or $0.12 to close the day at $70.78 on higher than average trading volume of 5.4M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.98M. The Chandler Arizona 85224 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor – broad line companies by 12.5759% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 10.34% YTD, versus the semiconductor – broad line industry which is up 6.21% for the same period. The RSI of 59.53 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Microchip Technology Incorporated develops, manufactures, and sells semiconductor products for various embedded control applications. The company offers microcontrollers, such as 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers under the PIC brand name; and microcontrollers for automotive networking, computing, lighting, power supplies, motor control, wired connectivity, and wireless connectivity. It also provides development tools that enable system designers to program PIC microcontrollers for specific applications; analog, interface, mixed signal, and timing products comprising power management, linear, mixed-signal, high-voltage, thermal management, RF, drivers, safety and security, USB, Ethernet, wireless, and other interface products; and memory products consisting of serial electrically erasable programmable read-only memory, serial flash memories, parallel flash memories, and serial SRAM memories for the production of very small footprint devices. In addition, the company licenses its SuperFlash embedded flash and Smartbits one time programmable NVM technologies to foundries, integrated device manufacturers, and design partners for use in the manufacture of microcontroller products, gate array, RF, and analog products that require embedded non-volatile memory, as well as provides engineering services. It serves automotive, communications, computing, consumer, office automation, telecommunication, aerospace, defense, safety, security, medical, and industrial control markets. The company sells its products through a network of direct sales personnel and distributors in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Microchip Technology Incorporated was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Chandler, Arizona.

 

Stocks To Track: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE), PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG), PACCAR Inc (PCAR)

Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) fell -0.06% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.07 to finish the day at $117.58 with about 1.56M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.53M. The $57.89B market cap company, which fluctuated between $116.67 and $117.79 during the day, currently situated 52.44% above its 52 week low of $78.54 and -0.31% away from its one year high of $117.94. The RSI of 75.08 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Adobe Systems Incorporated operates as a diversified software company worldwide. Its Digital Media segment provides tools and solutions that enable individuals, small and medium businesses, and enterprises to create, publish, promote, and monetize their digital content. This segment’s flagship product is Creative Cloud, a subscription service that allows customers to download and install the latest versions of its creative products. This segment serves traditional content creators, Web application developers, and digital media professionals, as well as their management in marketing departments and agencies, companies, and publishers. The company’s Digital Marketing segment offers solutions for how digital advertising and marketing are created, managed, executed, measured, and optimized. This segment provides analytics, social marketing, targeting, advertising and media optimization, digital experience management, cross-channel campaign management, and audience management solutions, as well as video delivery and monetization to digital marketers, advertisers, publishers, merchandisers, Web analysts, chief marketing officers, chief information officers, and chief revenue officers. Its Print and Publishing segment offers products and services, such as eLearning solutions, technical document publishing, Web application development, and high-end printing, as well as publishing needs of technical and business, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) printing businesses. The company markets and licenses its products and services directly to enterprise customers through its sales force, as well as to end-users through app stores and through its Website at adobe.com. It also distributes products and services through a network of distributors, value-added resellers, systems integrators, independent software vendors, retailers, and OEMs. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) gained $0.76 to close the day at a new closing price of $101.57, a 0.75% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 13.79% above its 52 week low of $89.62. A total of 1.53M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.57M. The stock, which fluctuated between $100.47 and $101.75 during the day, currently situated -12.16% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 5.45% in the past one month and up by 6.06% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $110.1 and RSI of 63.97, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

PPG Industries, Inc. manufactures and distributes coatings, specialty materials, and glass products. It operates in three segments: Performance Coatings, Industrial Coatings, and Glass. The Performance Coatings segment provides coatings products for automotive and commercial transport/fleet repair and refurbishing; light industrial and specialty coatings for signs; coatings, sealants, and transparencies for commercial, military, regional jet and general aviation aircraft, and transparent armor for specialty applications; and chemical management services. This segment also offers protective and marine coatings and finishes for the protection of metals and structures to metal fabricators and heavy duty maintenance contractors, as well as to the manufacturers of ships, bridges, and rail cars; architectural coatings used by painting and maintenance contractors, and consumers for decoration and maintenance of residential and commercial building structures; and purchased sundries to painting contractors and consumers. The Industrial Coatings segment provides adhesives and sealants for the automotive industry; metal pretreatments and related chemicals for industrial and automotive applications; precipitated silicas for tire, battery separator, and other markets; substrates used in radio frequency identification tags and labels, e-passports, drivers’ licenses, and identification cards; organic light emitting diode materials for use in displays and lighting; optical lens materials and photochromic dyes for optical lenses and color-change products. The Glass segment produces flat and fiber glass for use in commercial and residential construction, wind energy, energy infrastructure, transportation, and electronics industries. The company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

PACCAR Inc (PCAR) had a light trading with around 2.01M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.05M. The stock traded between $69.53 and $70.12 before closing at the price of $70.07 with 0.29% change on the day. The Bellevue Washington 98004 based company is currently trading 48.49% above its 52 week low of $48.17 and 0.26% above its 52 week high of $70.12. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 64.41 and $68.25 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

PACCAR Inc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and distributes light, medium, and heavy-duty commercial trucks worldwide. It operates in three segments: Truck, Parts, and Financial Services. The Truck segment offers trucks that are used for the over-the-road and off-highway hauling of freight, petroleum, wood products, and construction-related and other materials, as well as manufactures engines. The company sells its trucks through a network of independent dealers under the Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. The Parts segment distributes aftermarket parts for trucks and related commercial vehicles. The Financial Services segment conducts full service leasing operations under the PacLease trade name. This segment provides equipment financing and administrative support services for its franchisees; retail loans and leasing services for small, medium, and large commercial trucking companies, as well as independent owner/operators and other businesses; and truck inventory financing services to independent dealers. In addition, it offers loans and leases directly to customers for acquisition of trucks and related equipment. The company also manufactures and sells industrial winches under the Braden, Carco, and Gearmatic nameplates. PACCAR Inc was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.

 

Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP), PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL), NetApp, Inc. (NTAP)

Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) climbed 3.42% during last trading as the stock added $3.29 to finish the day at $99.5 with about 4.14M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.51M. The $21.49B market cap company, which fluctuated between $94.12 and $100.1 during the day, currently situated 21.25% above its 52 week low of $84.24 and -10.95% away from its one year high of $112.19. The RSI of 60.74 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Molson Coors Brewing Company manufactures and sells beer and other beverage products. The company sells its products under the Coors Light, Molson Canadian, Belgian Moon, Carling, Carling Black Label, Coors Altitude, Coors Banquet, Creemore Springs, the Granville Island, Keystone, Mad Jack, Molson Canadian 67, Molson Canadian Cider, Molson Dry, Molson Export, Pilsner, and the Rickard’s family brands in Canada; and brews or distributes under the Amstel Light, Heineken, Murphy’s, Newcastle Brown Ale, Strongbow cider, Desperados, Dos Equis, Moretti, Sol, and Tecate brands. It also sells various brands in the United States and Puerto Rico, such as Coors Light, Miller Lite, MillerCoors, Coors Banquet, Coors Peak, Hamm’s, Keystone Light, Icehouse, Mickey’s, Miller 64, Miller Fortune, Miller Genuine Draft, Miller High Life, Milwaukee’s Best, Old English 800, Steel Reserve, Grolsch, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Pilsner Urquell, Crispin, Smith & Forge, Blue Moon, and Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company brands, as well as Henry’s hard sodas; and brews or distributes under the George Killian’s Irish Red, Redd’s, Foster’s, and Molson brands. In addition, the company sells Carling, Staropramen, Apatinsko, Astika, Bergenbier, Borsodi, Branik, Coors Light, Jelen, Kamenitza, Niksicko, Noroc, Ostravar, Ozujsko, Sharp’s Doom Bar, Worthington’s, Beck’s, Belle-Vue Kriek, Hoegaarden, Leffe, Lowenbrau, Löwenweisse, Spaten, Stella Artois, Corona Extra, Rekorderlig cider, Cobra, Grolsch, Singha, and other Modelo brands; and regional ale and factored brands in Europe. Further, it sells Carling, Coors Light, Staropramen, Blue Moon, Cobra, Corona, Molson Canadian, Carling Strong, Coors, Coors 1873, Coors Extra, Coors Gold, Iceberg 9000, King Cobra, Royal Brew, Thunderbolt, and Zima brands. The company was formerly known as Adolph Coors Company and changed its name to Molson Coors Brewing Company in February 2005. The Company was founded in 1786 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) gained $0.45 to close the day at a new closing price of $41.62, a 1.09% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 22.41% above its 52 week low of $33.81. A total of 6.48M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.04M. The stock, which fluctuated between $40.94 and $41.63 during the day, currently situated -6.51% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.05% in the past one month and up by 3.84% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $46.83 and RSI of 62.11, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

PayPal Holdings, Inc. operates as a technology platform company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants worldwide. It enables businesses of various sizes to accept payments from merchant Websites, mobile devices, and applications, as well as at offline retail locations through a range of payment solutions, including PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo, Xoom, and Paydiant products. The company’s platform allows consumers to shop by sending payments, withdraw funds to their bank accounts, and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in various currencies. PayPal Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

NetApp, Inc. (NTAP) had a light trading with around 2.93M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.12M. The stock traded between $39.36 and $39.9 before closing at the price of $39.52 with -0.15% change on the day. The Sunnyvale California 94089 based company is currently trading 85.21% above its 52 week low of $22.5 and -0.8% below its 52 week high of $39.9. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 74.89 and $37.04 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

NetApp, Inc. provides software, systems, and services to manage and store computer data worldwide. It offers all-flash arrays that support data management across flash, disk, and cloud resources; hybrid arrays to deploy the speed of flash storage; Data ONTAP storage operating system that delivers integrated data protection, comprehensive data management, and built-in software for virtualized, shared infrastructures, cloud computing, and mixed workload business applications; and SANtricity operating system, which provides performance, reliability, and data protection for application-driven workloads. The company also provides SolidFire element operating system optimized for the storage requirements of a data center; NetApp StorageGRID software that allows organizations to store and manage massive amounts of data on premises and in the cloud; and AltaVault cloud-integrated storage solutions and services, which provide the ability to backup data to any cloud. In addition, it offers integrated data protection solutions; OnCommand management software and management integration tools; FlexArray storage virtualization software; and NetApp private storage for cloud, a family of enterprise storage solutions. Further, the company offers software and hardware maintenance, professional, and customer education and training services, as well as support solutions. It serves energy, financial services, government, high technology, Internet, life sciences, healthcare services, manufacturing, media, entertainment, animation, video postproduction, and telecommunications sectors through a direct sales force and channel partners. The company has a partnership with DarkMatter to jointly develop and deliver secure data storage and big data analytics solutions. NetApp, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

 

Stocks Alert: Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN), Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN)

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) retreated with the stock falling -0.18% or $-0.16 to close at $88.04 on active trading volume of 7.87M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.06M. The Glenview Illinois 60026 based company operating under the Processed & Packaged Goods industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 23.31% up for the period and up by 24.42% so far this year. With price target of $81.7 and a 27.13% rebound from 52-week low, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures, distributes, and sells infant formulas, children’s nutrition, and other nutritional products. It offers routine infant formula products as a breast milk substitute for healthy infants for use as the infant’s source of nutrition, as well as a supplement to breastfeeding under the Enfamil Premium, Enfapro Premium, Enfalac A+, and Enfamil A+ names; and solutions products to address common feeding tolerance problems, including spit-up, fussiness, gas, and lactose intolerance under the Enfamil Gentlease, Enfamil A.R., Enfamil ProSobee, and Enfamil LactoFree names. The company also provides specialty formula products, including formulas for addressing special medical needs, such as Nutramigen for cow’s milk protein allergies, as well as Puramino, an amino acid formula for cow’s milk protein allergies or multiple other food allergies; Enfamil Premature to meet the needs of premature and low birth weight infants; EnfaCare, a hypercaloric formula for premature babies at home; and produces medical foods for nutritional management of individuals with rare, inborn errors of metabolism comprising maple syrup urine disease and phenylketonuria. In addition, it offers children’s nutrition products comprising products for meeting children’s nutritional needs at toddlers and older children stage, as well as offer milk modifiers under the Enfagrow, Sustagen, Lactum, ChocoMilk, and Cal-C-Tose names; a range of other products, including pre-natal and post-natal nutritional supplements for expectant and nursing mothers under the Expecta and EnfaMama names; and pediatric vitamin products under the Enfamil Poly-Vi-Sol name, as well as multivitamins and iron supplements for infants. The company sells its products to mothers, health care professionals, and retailers in approximately 50 countries in Asia, North America, Latin America, and Europe. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Glenview, Illinois.

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) gained $0.14 to close the day at a new closing price of $32.75, a 0.43% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 18.28% above its 52 week low of $28.74. A total of 22.89M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 24.94M. The stock, which fluctuated between $32.35 and $32.77 during the day, currently situated -9.89% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 1.73% in the past one month and up by 1.51% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $37.48 and RSI of 65, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Pfizer Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells healthcare products worldwide. It operates through Global Innovative Pharmaceutical (GIP); Global Vaccines, Oncology and Consumer Healthcare (VOC); and Global Established Pharmaceutical (GEP) segments. The GIP segment develops and commercializes medicines for various therapeutic areas, including inflammation/immunology, cardiovascular/metabolic, neuroscience/pain, and rare diseases. The VOC segment develops and commercializes vaccines, as well as products for oncology and consumer healthcare. It provides over-the-counter products comprising dietary supplements under the Centrum, Caltrate, and Emergen-C brands; pain management products under the Advil and ThermaCare brands; gastrointestinal products under the Nexium 24HR/Nexium Control and Preparation H brands; and respiratory and personal care products under the brand names of Robitussin, Advil Cold & Sinus, Advil Sinus Congestion Relief & Pain, Dimetapp, and ChapStick. The GEP segment offers products that have lost marketing exclusivity in various markets; and branded generics, generic sterile injectable products, biosimilars, infusion systems, and other products. The company serves wholesalers, retailers, hospitals, clinics, government agencies, pharmacies, and individual provider offices, as well as centers for disease control and prevention. It has licensing agreements with Cellectis SA and AstraZeneca PLC; collaborative agreements with Eli Lilly & Company, OPKO Health, Inc., BioRap Technologies LTD., Merck KGaA, Transgene S.A., Edelris SAS, IGNITE Immunotherapy Inc., and AbCellera Biologics Inc.; and a research and development agreement with the National Cancer Institute. The company has a partnership with The University of Pittsburgh. Pfizer Inc. was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN) shares were down in last trading by -0.47% to $44.77. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 6.95% over the past week and grew 5.69% in the past month. It is currently trading 6.05% above its 50 day moving average and -8.19% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -18.93% decrease in value from its one year high of $55.94. The RSI indicator value of 71.11, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

Nielsen Holdings plc operates as an information and measurement company. The company provides media and marketing information, analytics, and manufacturer and retailer expertise about what and where consumers buy, read, watch and listen. Its Buy segment provides retail transactional measurement data, consumer behavior information, and analytics primarily to businesses in the consumer packaged goods industry. This segment provides data on retail measurement services, such as market share and competitive sales volumes; insights into distribution, pricing, merchandising, and promotion; consumer panel measurement, which offers insight into shopper behavior and customer segmentation; and consumer intelligence and analytical services for decision making in development and marketing cycles. The company’s Watch segment provides viewership and listening data, and analytics primarily to the media and advertising industries for television, radio, digital and mobile viewing, and listening platforms. It offers television audience measurement services, including more than one screen, unduplicated reach, cause and effect analysis, and program viewing behavior testing; audio audience measurement services; digital audience measurement services, such as digital media and market research, audience analytics, and social media measurement; mobile measurement services comprising measurement and consumer research for telecom and media companies; and advertiser solutions. The company was formerly known as Nielsen N.V. and changed its name to Nielsen Holdings plc in August 2015. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Oxford, the United Kingdom.