H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.81% or $-0.17 to close the day at $20.8 on active trading volume of 5.46M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.55M. The Kansas City Missouri 64105 based company has been underperforming the personal services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -37.79%, compared to the industry which has advanced 15.02% over the same period. With RSI of 27.53, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $24.38, making it a hold for now.
H&R Block, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides tax preparation and other services to the general public primarily in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company offers assisted income tax return preparation and related services through a system of retail offices operated directly by the company or by franchisees; and develops and markets do-it-yourself (DIY) online income tax preparation software solutions. It also provides a range of online tax services, including preparation of federal and state income tax returns; review of tax returns by a tax professional; access to tax tips, advice, and tax-related news; use of calculators for tax planning; and error checking and electronic filing. In addition, the company develops and markets DIY desktop income tax preparation software solutions through third-party retail stores and direct mail, as well as online; and develops and provides applications for mobile devices, which offer tax preparation and related services. Further, it provides refund anticipation checks, H&R Block Emerald Advance lines of credit and Prepaid MasterCard, Peace of Mind Extended Service Plan, Tax Identity Shield, and Cash Back refund discount programs. H&R Block, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.
Novan, Inc. (NOVN) grew with the stock adding 34.45% or $1.65 to close at $6.44 on active trading volume of 5.43M compared its three months average trading volume of 295.41K. The Durham North Carolina 27703 based company has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 0% down for the period and down by -76.17% so far this year. With price target of $13.33 and a 82.95% rebound from 52-week low, Novan, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.
Novan, Inc., a clinical-stage drug development company, focuses on the development and commercialization of nitric oxide-based therapies in dermatology. Its lead product candidate is SB204, a cosmetically elegant topical gel that targets multiple mechanisms of action for the treatment of acne vulgaris. The company’s product candidates also include SB206, SB208, and SB414, which are targeted toward the treatment of either a specific microorganism or inflammatory components of disease pathology. Novan, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.25% or $0.17 to close the day at $13.73 on higher than average trading volume of 5.41M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.74M. The Atlanta Georgia 30328 based company has been outperforming the packaging & containers companies by 6.5763% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 10.02% YTD, versus the packaging & containers industry which is up 4.46% for the same period. The RSI of 68.63 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides paper-based packaging solutions to food, beverage, and other consumer products companies. It operates through three segments: Paperboard Mills, Americas Paperboard Packaging, and Europe Paperboard Packaging. The company offers coated unbleached kraft (CUK) and coated recycled paperboard (CRB) to various paperboard packaging converters and brokers; and paperboard folding cartons primarily to consumer packaged goods companies serving the food, beverage, and consumer product markets. It also manufactures corrugated medium; offers various laminated, coated, and printed packaging structures that are produced from its CUK and CRB, as well as other grades of paperboard that are purchased from third-party suppliers; designs and manufactures specialized packaging machines that package bottles and cans, and non-beverage consumer products; and installs its packaging machines at customer plants and provides support, service, and performance monitoring of the machines. The company markets its products primarily through sales offices and broker arrangements with third parties in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. Graphic Packaging Holding Company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.