Adam Park

Stocks Buzz: Commercial Metals Company (CMC), Huntsman Corporation (HUN), GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC)

Commercial Metals Company (CMC) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.13% or $0.25 to close the day at $22.36 on active trading volume of 2.31M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.97M. The Irving Texas 75039 based company has been outperforming the steel & iron group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 64.81%, compared to the industry which has advanced 115.82% over the same period. With RSI of 59.74, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $20.6, making it a hold for now.

Commercial Metals Company manufactures, recycles, and markets steel and metal products, and related materials and services in the United States and internationally. It operates through five segments: Americas Recycling, Americas Mills, Americas Fabrication, International Mill, and International Marketing and Distribution. The Americas Recycling segment processes and sells scrap metals to steel mills and foundries, aluminum sheet and ingot manufacturers, brass and bronze ingot makers, copper refineries and mills, secondary lead smelters, specialty steel mills, high temperature alloy manufacturers, and other consumers. The Americas Mills segment manufactures finished long steel products, including reinforcing bars, merchant bars, light structural products, and other special sections, as well as semi-finished billets for re-rolling and forging applications. This segment sells its products to construction, service center, transportation, steel warehousing, fabrication, energy, petrochemical, and original equipment manufacturing industries. The Americas Fabrication segment offers fabricated steel products for use in the construction of commercial and non-commercial buildings, hospitals, convention centers, industrial plants, power plants, highways, bridges, arenas, stadiums, and dams. The International Mill segment manufactures rebars, merchant bars, and wire rods, as well as semi-finished billets; and sells fabricated rebars, fabricated meshes, assembled rebar cages, and other rebar by-products. This segment sells its products to fabricators, manufacturers, distributors, and construction companies. The International Marketing and Distribution segment processes, sells, and distributes steel products, ferrous and nonferrous metals, and other industrial products to manufacturers in the steel, nonferrous metals, metal fabrication, chemical, refractory, construction, and transportation industries. The company was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

Huntsman Corporation (HUN) grew with the stock adding 1.91% or $0.4 to close at $21.31 on active trading volume of 2.3M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.28M. The Salt Lake City Utah 84108 based company operating under the Chemicals – Major Diversified industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 150.25% up for the period and up by 11.69% so far this year. With price target of $22.2 and a 187.5% rebound from 52-week low, Huntsman Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Huntsman Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells differentiated organic and inorganic chemical products worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials, Textile Effects, and Pigments and Additives. The Polyurethanes segment offers polyurethane chemicals, including methyl diphenyl diisocyanate, propylene oxide, polyols, propylene glycol, thermoplastic polyurethane, aniline, and methyl tertiary-butyl ether products, which are used to produce rigid and flexible foams, as well as coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers. The Performance Products segment provides amines, carbonates, surfactants, linear alkyl benzene, maleic anhydride, other performance chemicals, ethylene glycol, olefins, and technology licenses. The Advanced Materials segment offers basic liquid and solid epoxy resins; specialty resin compounds; cross-linking, matting, and curing agents; and epoxy, acrylic, and polyurethane-based formulations. The Textile Effects segment provides textile chemicals, dyes, and inks. The Pigments and Additives segment offers titanium dioxide, functional additives, color pigments, timber treatment, and water treatment chemicals. The company’s products are used in various applications, including adhesives, aerospace, automotive, construction products, personal care and hygiene, durable and non-durable consumer products, electronics, medical, packaging, paints and coatings, power generation, refining, synthetic fiber, textile chemicals, and dye industries. Huntsman Corporation was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.53% or $-0.13 to close the day at $8.39 on lower than average trading volume of 2.29M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.45M. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15222 based company has been outperforming the drug stores companies by -37.9347% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -24% YTD, versus the drug stores industry which is down -2.16% for the same period. The RSI of 32.58 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

GNC Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of health, wellness, and performance products. The company operates through three segments: Retail, Franchise, and Manufacturing/Wholesale. Its products include vitamins, minerals, and herbal supplement products; and sports nutrition products, diet products, and other wellness products. The company sells its products under the GNC proprietary brands, including Mega Men, Ultra Mega, Total Lean, Pro Performance, Pro Performance AMP, Beyond Raw, GNC Puredge, GNC GenetixHD, and Herbal Plus, as well as under third-party brands. It operates a network of approximately 9,000 locations under the GNC brand worldwide. The company sells its products through company-owned retail stores; Websites, including GNC.com and LuckyVitamin.com, as well as Drugstore.com; domestic and international franchise activities; third-party contract manufacturing; and e-commerce and corporate partnerships. GNC Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

 

Stocks Intraday Alert: First Bancorp (FBP), Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. (LNCE), Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (EEP)

First Bancorp (FBP) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.6% or $0.04 to close the day at $6.66 on higher than average trading volume of 1.99M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.93M. The San Juan 00908 based company has been outperforming the foreign regional banks companies by 9.0248% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 0.76% YTD, versus the foreign regional banks industry which is up 12.78% for the same period. The RSI of 51.43 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

First BanCorp. operates as the bank holding company for FirstBank Puerto Rico that provides a range of financial products and services to retail, commercial, and institutional clients. Its Commercial and Corporate Banking segment offers commercial real estate and construction loans, and floor plan financings; and cash and business management services, as well as underwrites municipal securities and provides financial advisory services. The company’s Consumer (Retail) Banking segment offers auto, boat, and personal loans; credit cards; lines of credit; and deposit products comprising interest bearing and non-interest bearing checking and savings accounts, individual retirement accounts, and retail certificates of deposit, as well as engages in the finance leasing and insurance activities. Its Mortgage Banking segment is involved in the origination, sale, securitization, and servicing of various residential mortgage loan products and related hedging activities; acquisition and sale of mortgages in the secondary markets; and provision of mortgage loans purchased from other local banks and mortgage bankers. The company’s Treasury and Investments segment engages in the treasury and investment management activities, such as funding and liquidity management. Its United States Operations segment offers checking, savings, and money market accounts; and residential mortgages, home equity loans, lines of credit, and automobile loans, as well as retail certificates of deposits, Internet banking services, remote data capture, automated clearing house transactions, and commercial real estate products. The company’s Virgin Islands Operations segment is involved in the consumer, commercial lending, and deposit-taking activities. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 51 branches in Puerto Rico, 11 branches in the U.S. Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands, and 10 branches in the state of Florida. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Santurce, Puerto Rico.

Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) had a light trading with around 1.98M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 465.41K. The stock traded between $36.71 and $38.45 before closing at the price of $37.87 with -3.37% change on the day. The Charlotte North Carolina 28277 based company is currently trading 38.23% above its 52 week low of $28.72 and -4.71% below its 52 week high of $39.74. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 44.3 and $42.4 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. manufactures, distributes, markets, and sells snack food products in the United States. Its products include pretzels, sandwich crackers, kettle cooked chips, pretzel crackers, cookies, potato chips, tortilla chips, nuts, restaurant style crackers, and other salty snacks. The company sells its products under the Snyder’s of Hanover, Lance, Cape Cod, Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps, Late July, Tom’s, Archway, Jays, Stella D’oro, EatSmart Snacks, Krunchers! and O-Ke-Doke brands. It also purchases and sells cake products and meat snacks under its brands; and sells partner brand products. Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. sells its products through direct-store-delivery network, third-party distributors, and directly to grocery/mass merchandisers, club stores, discount stores, convenience stores, and food service establishments, as well as various other retail customers, such as drug stores, schools, military and government facilities, recreational facilities, offices, and other independent retailers. The company was formerly known as Lance, Inc. and changed its name to Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. in December 2010. Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (EEP) traded within a range of $18.22 to $18.5 after opening the day at $18.32. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -26.09% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.22% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $18.28 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -28.04% below its 52 week high of $26.36 and 42.77% above its 12-month low of $14.51. The shares are down by over -19.8% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 26.57 is bullish. They are not pointing to a rebound in the stock. We should get in as it looks to have found a bottom.

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. owns and operates a diversified portfolio of crude oil and natural gas transportation systems in the United States. It operates through two segments, Liquids and Natural Gas. The Liquids segment operates Lakehead system that consists of interstate common carrier crude oil and liquid petroleum pipeline, and storage assets, which transports crude oil and liquid petroleum from western Canada to the United States. This segment also operates North Dakota crude oil system that consists of approximately 683 miles long, has 23 pump stations, delivery points, and storage facilities with a storage capacity of approximately 1.8 million barrels; and Mid-Continent system, which includes approximately 433 miles of crude oil pipelines and 23.6 million barrels of storage capacity. This segment serves integrated oil companies, independent oil producers, and refiners and marketers. The Natural Gas segment operates natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) gathering and transportation pipeline systems, natural gas processing and treating facilities, and NGL fractionation facility, as well as provides trucking, rail, and liquids marketing services in east and north Texas, as well as the Texas Panhandle and western Oklahoma. This segment operates approximately 10,900 miles of natural gas and NGL gathering and transmission pipelines. This segment also offers natural gas supply, transportation, balancing, storage, and sales services. This segment serves natural gas aggregators, wholesale customers, refiners and petrochemical producers, fractionators, propane distributors, and industrial customers, various third parties, and end users. Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. operates as a general partner of Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. The company was formerly known as Lakehead Pipe Line Partners, L.P. and changed its name to Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. in 2001. Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

3 Notable Runners: Teradata Corporation (TDC), Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL), SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (SSNC)

Teradata Corporation (TDC) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.6% or $0.19 to close the day at $31.87 on higher than average trading volume of 1.65M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.59M. The Dayton Ohio 45342 based company has been outperforming the data storage devices companies by 11.8976% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 17.3% YTD, versus the data storage devices industry which is up 14.86% for the same period. The RSI of 68.57 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Teradata Corporation provides analytic data solutions, marketing and analytic applications, and related services in the United States and internationally. Its analytic data solutions comprise software, hardware, and related business consulting and support services for data warehousing and big data analytics. The company’s products comprise Teradata Database Software that delivers near real-time intelligence; Teradata Workload-Specific Platforms; Teradata Aster Analytics Discovery Platform, which is pre-configured with Teradata Aster Database; Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop; and Teradata QueryGrid that provides access to analytics to various processing engines. It also provides Teradata Integrated Marketing Applications, which help organizations in managing marketing workflows, budget allocation, leads, analytics, and digital assets. In addition, the company provides business consulting services; technology and implementation services; cloud services; and management services for data integration, data warehouse, discovery, Hadoop, and business intelligence environments. Further, it offers customer support services, such as installation, maintenance, monitoring, back-up, and recovery services; training services; and marketing services. The company serves various industries comprising banking/financial services, communications, energy, government, insurance and healthcare, manufacturing, oil and gas, retail, travel and transportation logistics, and utilities. It has strategic partnerships with Accenture, Capgemini, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Deloitte, IBM Global Business Services, and Wipro Limited. Teradata Corporation was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Dayton, Ohio.

Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL) had a active trading with around 1.65M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.59M. The stock traded between $79.28 and $80.16 before closing at the price of $79.34 with -0.34% change on the day. The New York New York 10022 based company is currently trading 4.92% above its 52 week low of $75.62 and -30.02% below its 52 week high of $114. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 31.81 and $81 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Ralph Lauren Corporation designs, markets, and distributes lifestyle products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Wholesale, Retail, and Licensing. It offers apparel, including a range of men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing; accessories, which comprise footwear, eyewear, watches, fine jewelry, hats, belts, and leather goods, such as handbags and luggage; home products consisting of bedding and bath products, furniture, fabrics and wallpapers, lightings, paints, tabletops, and giftware; and fragrances. The company sells apparel and accessories under the Ralph Lauren Collection, Purple Label, Black Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Sport, Double RL, RLX Ralph Lauren, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Ralph by Ralph Lauren, Polo and RLX Golf, Ralph Lauren Children, Denim & Supply Ralph Lauren, Chaps, Club Monaco, American Living, and other brand names; women’s fragrances under the Safari, Ralph Lauren Blue, Lauren, Romance, RALPH collection, and Big Pony collection brand names; and men’s fragrances under the Safari, Polo Sport, Polo Green, Polo Blue, Polo Blue Sport, Purple Label, Polo Black, Double Black, Big Pony collection, Polo Red collection, and Polo Supreme Oud brand names. Ralph Lauren Corporation sells its products to department stores, specialty stores, and golf and pro shops, as well as through its retail stores, concession-based shop-within-shops, and its e-commerce sites. The company also sells its apparel, home, and other products through licensing alliances. As of April 2, 2016, it operated 493 directly-operated freestanding stores and 583 concession-based shop-within-shops. Ralph Lauren Corporation was founded in 1967 and is based in New York, New York.

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (SSNC) traded within a range of $32.53 to $33.25 after opening the day at $32.92. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 13.85% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.76% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $32.56 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -4.57% below its 52 week high of $34.19 and 39% above its 12-month low of $23.61. The shares are up by over 5.69% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 65.75 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. provides software products and software-enabled services to financial services providers in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa. The company’s products and services allow its clients to automate and integrate front-office functions, such as trading and modeling; middle-office functions comprising portfolio management and reporting; and back-office functions, including accounting, performance measurement, reconciliation, reporting, processing, and clearing. It offers products and services in the areas of portfolio management/accounting, real-time trading systems, treasury operations, client reporting, financial modeling, loan management/accounting, property management, and money market processing. The company’s software-enabled services consist of financial data acquisition, transformation, and delivery; investor transaction processing platform; trade capture automation; risk analytics monitoring; and business process outsourcing investment accounting and investment operations, application software hosting, automated workflow integration, automated quality control mechanisms, and interface and connectivity services. It also offers consulting and implementation services, including installation of systems, conversion of historical data, and training and support services. The company’s clients include multinational banks, retail banks and credit unions, hedge funds, funds of funds and family offices, institutional asset managers, insurance companies and pension funds, municipal finance groups, brokers/dealers, financial exchanges, commercial lenders, real estate lenders, and property managers. SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: RSP Permian, Inc. (RSPP), Meritor, Inc. (MTOR), Toll Brothers, Inc. (TOL)

RSP Permian, Inc. (RSPP) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.19% or $-0.08 to close the day at $41.64 on light trading volume of 1.53M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.76M. The Dallas Texas 75219 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas drilling & exploration group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 112.88%, compared to the industry which has advanced 103.93% over the same period. With RSI of 43.08, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $52.85, making it a hold for now.

RSP Permian, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin of West Texas. It owns interest in contiguous acreage blocks in the core of the Midland Basin, a sub-basin of the Permian Basin, primarily in the adjacent counties of Midland, Martin, Andrews, Dawson, Ector, and Glasscock. RSP Permian, Inc. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Meritor, Inc. (MTOR) retreated with the stock falling -0.44% or $-0.07 to close at $15.88 on active trading volume of 1.53M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.09M. The Troy Michigan 48084 based company operating under the Auto Parts industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 124.29% up for the period and up by 27.86% so far this year. With price target of $14.71 and a 152.06% rebound from 52-week low, Meritor, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Meritor, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, distributes, sells, services, and supports integrated systems, modules, and components to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the aftermarket for the commercial vehicle, transportation, and industrial sectors worldwide. It operates through two segments, Commercial Truck & Industrial; and Aftermarket & Trailer. The Commercial Truck & Industrial segment supplies drivetrain systems and components, including axles, drivelines, and braking and suspension systems primarily for medium-and heavy-duty trucks, off-highway, military, construction, bus and coach, fire and emergency, and other applications. This segment also engages in aftermarket business. The Aftermarket & Trailer segment supplies axles, brakes, drivelines, suspension parts, and other replacement and remanufactured parts to commercial vehicle aftermarket customers. This segment also offers various undercarriage products and systems for trailer applications. The company sells its products under the Meritor, Meritor Wabco, Euclid, Trucktechnic, and Meritor AllFit brands primarily to OEMs and its parts marketing operations, and dealers, as well as for other independent distributors and service garages in the aftermarket industry. The company was formerly known as ArvinMeritor, Inc. and changed its name to Meritor, Inc. in March 2011. Meritor, Inc. was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in Troy, Michigan.

Toll Brothers, Inc. (TOL) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.28% or $0.09 to close the day at $31.81 on lower than average trading volume of 1.53M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.34M. The Horsham Pennsylvania 19044 based company has been outperforming the residential construction companies by 8.0353% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 2.61% YTD, versus the residential construction industry which is up 8.31% for the same period. The RSI of 52.78 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Toll Brothers, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, builds, markets, and arranges finance for detached and attached homes in luxury residential communities. The company operates through two segments, Traditional Home Building and City Living. It also builds and sells homes in urban infill markets under the Toll Brothers City Living name. In addition, the company develops, owns, and operates golf courses and country clubs that are associated with various master planned communities; develops and sells land to other builders; and develops, operates, and rents apartments. The company serves move-up, empty-nester, active-adult, age-qualified, and second-home buyers in 19 states in the United States. Toll Brothers, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Horsham, Pennsylvania.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Ocera Therapeutics, Inc. (OCRX), Boyd Gaming Corporation (BYD), Planet Fitness, Inc. (PLNT)

Ocera Therapeutics, Inc. (OCRX) climbed 3.88% during last trading as the stock added $0.03 to finish the day at $0.67 with about 1.53M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.08M. The $15.89M market cap company, which fluctuated between $0.62 and $0.69 during the day, currently situated 28.85% above its 52 week low of $0.52 and -82.82% away from its one year high of $3.9. The RSI of 25.27 indicates the stock is oversold at the current levels, buy for now.

Ocera Therapeutics, Inc. operates as a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company. It focuses on the development and commercialization of OCR-002, which is in Phase IIb trials for the treatment of hyperammonemia and hepatic encephalopathy in patients with liver cirrhosis, acute liver injury, and acute liver failure, as well as in the areas of unmet medical need. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Boyd Gaming Corporation (BYD) gained $0.04 to close the day at a new closing price of $20.9, a 0.19% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 43.25% above its 52 week low of $15.28. A total of 1.52M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.26M. The stock, which fluctuated between $20.87 and $21.21 during the day, currently situated -3.15% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 6.42% in the past one month and up by 14.71% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $22.77 and RSI of 58.07, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Boyd Gaming Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a multi-jurisdictional gaming company. It operates in five segments: Las Vegas Locals, Downtown Las Vegas, Midwest and South, Peninsula, and Borgata. The company owns and operates 21 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and New Jersey. It also owns and operates a travel agency and a captive insurance company that underwrites travel-related insurance in Hawaii; and the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey. As of December 31, 2015, it owned and managed 1,243,007 square feet of casino space comprising 29,736 slot machines, 757 table games, and 11,391 hotel rooms. Boyd Gaming Corporation was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Planet Fitness, Inc. (PLNT) had a light trading with around 1.52M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 815.12K. The stock traded between $21.3 and $21.84 before closing at the price of $21.45 with -0.19% change on the day. The Newington New Hampshire 03801 based company is currently trading 84.41% above its 52 week low of $13.35 and -2.8% below its 52 week high of $25.1. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 58.91 and $0 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Planet Fitness, Inc., through its subsidiaries, franchises and operates fitness centers. It operates through three segments: Franchise, Corporate-owned stores, and Equipment. The Franchise segment is involved in franchising business in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and the Dominican Republic. The Corporate-owned stores segment operates corporate-owned stores in the United States and Canada. The Equipment segment engages in the sale of fitness equipment to franchisee-owned stores. As of July 18, 2016, the company had 1,100 owned and franchised stores in 47 states, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Canada. Planet Fitness, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire.

 

Momentum Stocks: Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc. (SPWH), Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. (CLRB), Ixia (XXIA)

Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc. (SPWH) retreated with the stock falling -8.84% or $-0.54 to close at $5.57 on light trading volume of 1.45M compared its three months average trading volume of 556.92K. The Midvale Utah 84047 based company operating under the Sporting Goods industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -52.84% down for the period and down by -40.68% so far this year. With price target of $10.64 and a -6.7% rebound from 52-week low, Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an outdoor sporting goods retailer in the United States. The company offers camping products, including backpacks, camp essentials, canoes and kayaks, coolers, outdoor cooking equipment, sleeping bags, tents, and tools; and clothing products comprising camouflage, jackets, hats, outerwear, sportswear, technical gear, and work wear. Its stores also provide fishing products consisting of bait, electronics, fishing rods, flotation items, fly fishing products, lines, lures, reels, tackle, and small boats; and foot wear products that include hiking boots, socks, sport sandals, technical footwear, trial shoes, casual shoes, waders, and work boots. In addition, the company offers hunting and shooting products, including ammunition, archery items, ATV accessories, blinds and tree stands, decoys, firearms, reloading equipment, and shooting gear; and optics, electronics, and accessories comprising gift items, GPS devices, knives, lighting, optics, and two-way radios. Further, its stores provide archery technician services, fishing-reel line winding, gun bore sighting and scope mounting, and other services, as well as issues hunting and fishing licenses. Additionally, the company offers various private label offerings under the Rustic Ridge, Killik, Vital Impact, Yukon Gold, Lost River, and Sportsman’s Warehouse brands. As of August 9, 2016, the company operated 72 retail stores in 20 states. Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Midvale, Utah.

Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. (CLRB) had a light trading with around 1.45M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 837.75K. The stock traded between $1.95 and $2.22 before closing at the price of $2.09 with -1.88% change on the day. The Madison Wisconsin 53716 based company is currently trading 109.% above its 52 week low of $1 and -68.81% below its 52 week high of $6.3. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $5.07 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Cellectar Biosciences, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, engages in the development of targeted phospholipid drug conjugates (PDCs) for the treatment and imaging of cancer. It offers CLR 131, a PDC radiotherapeutic product candidate and is currently being evaluated in a Phase I study for the treatment of relapse or refractory multiple myeloma; CLR 125, a cancer-targeting radiotherapeutic is under pre-clinical investigation for the treatment of micrometastatic disease ; CLR 124, a cancer-targeting positron emission tomography (PET) imaging PDC for the selective detection of tumors and metastases in a broad range of cancers; and CLR 1502, a cancer-targeting NIR-fluorophore optical imaging PDC for intraoperative tumor and tumor margin illumination. The company was formerly known as Novelos Therapeutics, Inc. and changed its name to Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. in February 2014. Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.

Ixia (XXIA) saw its value decrease by -0.51% as the stock dropped $-0.1 to finish the day at a closing price of $19.4. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $8.79-$19.55 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $19.35 to $19.55 during the day, are up by 53.36% in the past three months and up by 62.34% over the past six months. It is currently trading 6.75% above its 20 day moving average and 14.26% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $17.99 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 73.79.The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

Ixia provides application performance and security resilience solutions to organizations in the United States and internationally. The company offers hardware platforms, such as chassis; interface cards that generate, receive, and analyze various traffic types at multiple network layers; and network visibility solutions, which enable network visibility into physical and virtual networks, and optimizes monitoring tool performance. It also provides a suite of software applications for use in automated and targeted delivery, as well as functionality and performance test for technologies and devices, including storage, video, voice, intelligent networks, applications, routing, switching, WiFi, broadband, wireless, software defined networks, and virtual networks and functions. In addition, Ixia offers technical support, warranty, and software maintenance services, as well as training and professional services. The company offers its products and services through direct sales force, as well as through distributors, value added resellers, system integrators, and other partners. It serves a range of enterprises, service providers, network equipment manufacturers, and governments. Ixia was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Calabasas, California.

 

Stocks Roundup: Envision Healthcare Corporation (EVHC), SunCoke Energy, Inc. (SXC), Sunoco LP (SUN)

Envision Healthcare Corporation (EVHC) retreated with the stock falling -1.15% or $-0.79 to close at $67.65 on light trading volume of 1.34M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.72M. The Nashville Tennessee 37215 based company operating under the Long-Term Care Facilities industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 253.08% up for the period and up by 6.89% so far this year. With price target of $89.12 and a 266.87% rebound from 52-week low, Envision Healthcare Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Envision Healthcare Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides physician-led, ambulatory surgery center management, post-acute care, and medical transportation services in the United States. Its physician-led services encompass providers at 780 hospitals in 45 states that include emergency department and hospitalist services, anesthesiology, radiology, and women’s/children’s services, as well as general surgery and office-based medicine services. The company also offers ambulatory surgical care services with medical specialties ranging from gastroenterology to ophthalmology and orthopedics. As of December 5, 2016, it owned and operated 260 surgery centers and 1 surgical hospital in 35 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, the company provides post-acute care services through an array of clinical professionals and integrated technologies. Further, it offers healthcare transportation services in 39 states and the District of Columbia. The company offers its clinical solutions for health systems, payors, providers, and patients. Envision Healthcare Corporation was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.

SunCoke Energy, Inc. (SXC) had a light trading with around 1.33M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 856.52K. The stock traded between $9.83 and $10.19 before closing at the price of $9.92 with 0.71% change on the day. The Lisle Illinois 60532 based company is currently trading 242.07% above its 52 week low of $3.11 and -24.51% below its 52 week high of $13.14. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $12.5 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

SunCoke Energy, Inc. operates as an independent producer of coke in the Americas. The company operates through four segments: Domestic Coke, Brazil Coke, India Coke, and Coal Logistics. The company offers metallurgical and thermal coal for use as a raw material in the blast furnace steelmaking process. It also provides coal handling and/or mixing services to steel, coke, electric utility, and coal mining customers. SunCoke Energy, Inc. was incorporated in 2010 and is headquartered in Lisle, Illinois.

Sunoco LP (SUN) saw its value decrease by -2.3% as the stock dropped $-0.66 to finish the day at a closing price of $28.06. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $21.01-$37.25 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $28.02 to $29.19 during the day, are up by 15.56% in the past three months and down by -2.76% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.18% above its 20 day moving average and 8.55% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $30.67 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 57.61.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Sunoco LP engages in the wholesale distribution and retail sale of motor fuels primarily in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Kansas, Maryland, Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, and Hawaii. The company operates through two segments, Wholesale and Retail. It serves convenience stores and consignment locations, contracted independent convenience store operators, and other commercial customers. The company also distributes other petroleum products, such as propane and lubricating oils; and leases or subleases real estate properties used in the retail distribution of motor fuels. As of December 31, 2014, it operated 900 convenience stores and fuel outlets offering merchandise, food service, motor fuel, and other services in 8 states. Sunoco GP LLC serves as the general partner of the company. The company was formerly known as Susser Petroleum Partners LP and changed its name to Sunoco LP in October 2014. Sunoco LP is based in Dallas, Texas. Sunoco LP is a subsidiary of Susser Holdings Corporation.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (LW), Tableau Software, Inc. (DATA), Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (BAH)3 Stocks in Focus: Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (LW), Tableau Software, Inc. (DATA), Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (BAH)

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (LW) climbed 0.41% during last trading as the stock added $0.16 to finish the day at $39.43 with about 1.13M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.98M. The $5.73B market cap company, which fluctuated between $38.83 and $39.71 during the day, currently situated 33.81% above its 52 week low of $28.75 and -0.93% away from its one year high of $39.8. The RSI of 68.37 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. produces and markets value-added frozen potato products worldwide. It operates through four segments: Global, Foodservice, Retail, and Other. The company offers frozen potatoes, sweet potatoes, and appetizers under the Lamb Weston brand name, as well as various customer labels. It serves retail and foodservice customers; grocery, mass, club, and specialty retailers; and businesses, independent restaurants, regional chain restaurants, and convenience stores, as well as primary, secondary, and post-secondary educational institutions. The company was founded in 1950 and is based in Eagle, Idaho.

Tableau Software, Inc. (DATA) gained $0.05 to close the day at a new closing price of $53.81, a 0.09% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 39.69% above its 52 week low of $39.07. A total of 1.13M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.11M. The stock, which fluctuated between $53.5 and $54.36 during the day, currently situated -13.95% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 20.19% in the past one month and up by 13.72% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $57.74 and RSI of 72.87, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Tableau Software, Inc. provides business analytics software products. It offers Tableau Desktop, a self-service analytics product that empowers people to access and analyze data independently; and Tableau Server, a business intelligence platform with data management, scalability, and security to foster sharing of analytics, as well as to improve the dissemination of information across an organization and promote improved decision-making. The company also provides Tableau Online, a hosted SaaS version of Tableau Server; and Tableau Public, a cloud-based platform that allows users of various backgrounds, such as bloggers, journalists, researchers, and government workers to visualize public data on their Websites. In addition, it offers Vizable, an iOS application that turns data into graphs, as well as allows it to be shared from an iPad; and maintenance and support, training, and professional services. It offers its products and services to organizations in various industries, including business services, energy and telecommunications, financial services, life sciences and healthcare, manufacturing and technology, media and entertainment, public sector, education, retail, consumer, and distribution industries. The company sells its products directly, as well as through indirect sales channels, such as technology vendors, resellers, original equipment manufacturers, and independent software vendor partners in the United States, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and internationally. Tableau Software, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (BAH) had a light trading with around 1.13M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.54M. The stock traded between $34.11 and $34.44 before closing at the price of $34.12 with 0.06% change on the day. The McLean Virginia 22102 based company is currently trading 39.03% above its 52 week low of $25.66 and -11.03% below its 52 week high of $38.54. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 36.02 and $40.5 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation provides management and technology, consulting, and engineering services to governments, corporations, and not-for-profit organizations in the United States and internationally. It assists clients in designing cloud architecture solutions, selecting the data that is applicable to storage in the cloud, and developing analytical solutions to gain insights from large data, as well as for developing small and large scale information technology applications, embedded systems, and mobile applications. The company also delivers technical solutions to its clients with core capabilities in command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance. In addition, it provides cyber security capabilities help clients anticipate threats to their networks and data; decision analytics capabilities that offer problem-solving techniques, including simulation, mathematical optimization, queuing theory, and machine learning; and data science analytic capabilities that offer techniques, such as data mining, text mining, statistical analysis, and predictive modeling, as well as analytic tools that support end users by providing access to data, analytic outputs, and visualizations. Further, it offers consulting services in the areas of acquisition, program management, and logistics, as well as human capital and learning’s; and management consulting services in strategy development, organizational design, efficiency, transformation, and other consulting services. Additionally, it provides digital services to help clients overcome digital challenges; develops cyber solutions and disruptive business models to address threats and vulnerabilities against clients’ emerging expanding digital enterprise, Internet of things landscape, and connected platforms; offers analytics solutions across entire client set; and provides directed energy services. The company was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

 

Stocks To Track: Gigamon Inc. (GIMO), Colony Starwood Homes (SFR), Tribune Media Company (TRCO)

Gigamon Inc. (GIMO) climbed 1.83% during last trading as the stock added $0.6 to finish the day at $33.4 with about 1.06M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.24M. The $1.2B market cap company, which fluctuated between $32.6 and $33.4 during the day, currently situated 51.13% above its 52 week low of $22.35 and -45.47% away from its one year high of $61.25. The RSI of 39.96 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Gigamon Inc. designs, develops, and sells products and services that provide customers with visibility and control of network traffic for enterprises and services providers in the United States, rest of Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It offers traffic visibility fabric solutions consisting of network traffic intelligence, such as controls for traffic selection, forwarding, manipulation, modification, de-duplication, SSL decryption, correlation, sampling, and generation of flow records. The company also provides Flow Mapping technology that identifies and directs incoming traffic to single or various tools based on user-defined rules that could be managed from a centralized management console; and GigaSMART platform, which offers a range of software applications to modify, manipulate, transform, filter, correlate, and sample network traffic. Its products include GigaVUE product family that provides end-user customers to design visibility fabric architectures optimized for a range of scale and performance requirements from monitoring in virtualized server environments, as well as to 1 gigabit appliances to multi-terabit chassis-based solutions. The company also offers ongoing technical support services with hardware and software products, including ongoing maintenance services for hardware and software, which enable the customers to receive ongoing software updates, bug fixes, and repairs; and replacement services for defective hardware. It sells its products directly through direct sales force and a network of channel partners. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Colony Starwood Homes (SFR) gained $0.05 to close the day at a new closing price of $31.93, a 0.16% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 62.34% above its 52 week low of $20.68. A total of 1.06M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 987.92K. The stock, which fluctuated between $31.78 and $32.14 during the day, currently situated -2.04% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 9.2% in the past one month and up by 13.15% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $33.75 and RSI of 71.01, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Colony Starwood Homes is a real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It primarily acquires, renovates, leases, maintains and manages single family homes. Colony Starwood Homes is based in the United States. Colony Starwood Homes was formerly a subsidiary of Colony Capital, LLC.

Tribune Media Company (TRCO) had a light trading with around 1.06M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 824.85K. The stock traded between $31.24 and $31.99 before closing at the price of $31.98 with 2.01% change on the day. The Chicago Illinois 60611 based company is currently trading 49.83% above its 52 week low of $27.01 and -5.2% below its 52 week high of $40.72. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 74.59 and $35.4 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

Tribune Media Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as a media and entertainment company in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Television and Entertainment, and Digital and Data. The Television and Entertainment segment provides news, entertainment, and sports programming through Tribune Broadcasting local television stations, including FOX television affiliates, CW television affiliates, CBS television affiliates, ABC television affiliates, NBC television affiliates, and independent television stations; and television series and movies on WGN America, a national general entertainment network. This segment also operates Antenna TV and THIS TV, a digital multicast networks; Tribune Studios, a development and production studio; operates zap2it.com, a Website for entertainment content; and WGN 720 AM, a radio station in Chicago. As of February 29, 2016, it owned or operated 42 television stations. The Digital and Data segment provides video, sports, and music content. Tribune Media Company also owns and manages real estate properties. The company was formerly known as Tribune Company and changed its name to Tribune Media Company in July 2014. Tribune Media Company was founded in 1847 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Bank of America Corporation (BAC), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.17% or $-0.04 to close the day at $23.08 on active trading volume of 90.48M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 117.05M. The Charlotte North Carolina 28255 based company has been outperforming the money center banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 110.05%, compared to the industry which has advanced 29.79% over the same period. With RSI of 52.91, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $24.86, making it a hold for now.

Bank of America Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial products and services for individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses, institutional investors, large corporations, and governments worldwide. It operates through five segments: Consumer Banking, Global Wealth & Investment Management, Global Banking, Global Markets, and Legacy Assets & Servicing. The Consumer Banking segment offers traditional and money market savings accounts, CDs and IRAs, noninterest- and interest-bearing checking accounts, and investment accounts and products, as well as credit and debit cards, residential mortgages and home equity loans, and direct and indirect loans. This segment provides its products and services through approximately 4,700 financial centers, 16,000 ATMs, call centers, and online and mobile platforms. The Global Wealth & Investment Management segment offers investment management, brokerage, banking, and retirement products, as well as wealth management and customized solutions. The Global Banking segment provides lending products and services, including commercial loans, leases, commitment facilities, trade finance, real estate lending, and asset-based lending; treasury solutions, such as treasury management, foreign exchange, and short-term investing options; working capital management solutions; and debt and equity underwriting and distribution, and merger-related and other advisory services. The Global Markets segment offers market-making, financing, securities clearing, settlement, and custody services, as well as risk management, foreign exchange, fixed-income, and mortgage-related products. The Legacy Assets & Servicing segment engages in mortgage servicing activities related to residential first mortgage and home equity loans; and managing legacy exposures related to mortgage origination, sales, and servicing. Bank of America Corporation was founded in 1874 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) retreated with the stock falling -5.06% or $-0.83 to close at $15.58 on active trading volume of 72.97M compared its three months average trading volume of 17.79M. The San Francisco California 94103 based company operating under the Internet Information Providers industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 8.87% up for the period and down by -4.42% so far this year. With price target of $16.57 and a 13.47% rebound from 52-week low, Twitter, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Twitter, Inc. operates as a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. The company offers various products and services, including Twitter that allows users to create, distribute, and discover content; and Periscope and Vine, a mobile application that enables user to broadcast and watch video live. It also provides promoted products and services, such as promoted tweets, promoted accounts, and promoted trends that enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services; and subscription access to its data feed for data partners. In addition, the company offers a set of tools, public APIs, and embeddable widgets for developers to contribute their content to its platform; syndicate and distribute Twitter content across their properties; and enhance their Websites and applications with Twitter content. Twitter, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.19% or $0.16 to close the day at $13.58 on lower than average trading volume of 54.51M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 57.27M. The Sunnyvale California 94088 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor – broad line companies by 95.5737% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 19.75% YTD, versus the semiconductor – broad line industry which is up 5.43% for the same period. The RSI of 72.32 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. operates as a semiconductor company worldwide. The company’s products primarily include x86 microprocessors as an accelerated processing unit (APU), chipsets, discrete graphics processing units (GPUs), and semi-custom System-on-Chip (SoC) products. It provides x86 microprocessors for desktop PCs under the AMD A-Series, AMD E-Series, AMD FX CPU, AMD Athlon CPU and APU, AMD Sempron APU and CPU, and AMD Pro A-Series APU brands; and microprocessors for notebook and 2-in-1s under the AMD A-Series, AMD E-Series, AMD C-Series, AMD Z-Series, AMD FX APU, AMD Phenom, AMD Athlon CPU and APU, AMD Turion, and AMD Sempron APU and CPU brands. The company also offers chipsets with and without integrated graphics features for desktop, notebook PCs, and servers, as well as controller hub-based chipsets for its APUs under the AMD brand; and AMD PRO mobile and desktop processors. In addition, it provides discrete desktop graphics products and discrete GPUs for notebooks under the AMD Radeon brand; professional graphics products under the AMD FirePro brand; and customer-specific solutions based on AMD’s CPU, GPU, and multi-media technologies. Further, the company offers microprocessors for server platforms under the AMD Opteron; embedded processor solutions for interactive digital signage, casino gaming, and medical imaging under the AMD Opteron, AMD Athlon, AMD Sempron, AMD Geode, AMD R-Series, and G-Series brands; and semi-custom SoC products that power the Sony Playstation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One game consoles. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. sells its products through its direct sales force, independent distributors, and sales representatives. The company serves original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, system builders, and independent distributors. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.