Chris Butler

Stocks To Track: Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII), Dana Incorporated (DAN), Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (BLMN)

Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII) climbed 0.63% during last trading as the stock added $0.17 to finish the day at $27.22 with about 1.44M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.59M. The $2.67B market cap company, which fluctuated between $26.85 and $27.48 during the day, currently situated 21.84% above its 52 week low of $22.47 and -24.49% away from its one year high of $36.92. The RSI of 42.3 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Oceaneering International, Inc. provides engineered services and products to the offshore oil and gas industry worldwide. The company’s Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) segment offers submersible vehicles for drilling support in the oil and gas industry; and drill support, vessel-based inspection, maintenance and repair, installation and construction support, pipeline inspection and surveys, and subsea production facility operation and maintenance services. As of December 31, 2015, this segment owned a fleet of 315 ROVs. Its Subsea Products segment constructs various subsea hardware products comprising subsea umbilicals utilizing thermoplastic hoses and steel tubes; tooling, and ROV tooling and subsea work packages; production control equipment; installation and workover control systems; clamp connectors; pipeline connectors and repair systems; subsea and topside control valves; and subsea chemical injection valves. The company’s Subsea Projects segment performs subsea oilfield hardware installation and inspection, maintenance, and repair services; serves deepwater projects and shallow water projects; and performs subsea intervention and hardware installation services, such as subsea well tie-backs, pipeline/flow line tie-ins and repairs, pipeline crossings, umbilical and other subsea equipment installations, and subsea intervention, as well as inspection, maintenance, and repair services. Its Asset Integrity segment offers asset integrity services to enhance the reliability and safety of their facilities onshore and offshore, as well as third-party inspections to customers in the oil and gas, petrochemical, and power generation industries; and first-pass integrity evaluation and assessment, and nondestructive testing services. The company’s Advanced Technologies segment offers project management, engineering services, and equipment for applications in non-oilfield markets. Oceaneering International, Inc. was founded in 1964 and is based in Houston, Texas.

Dana Incorporated (DAN) gained $0.13 to close the day at a new closing price of $19.71, a 0.66% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 102.76% above its 52 week low of $9.8. A total of 1.43M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.57M. The stock, which fluctuated between $19.52 and $19.9 during the day, currently situated -4.41% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.34% in the past one month and up by 25.46% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $20.6 and RSI of 49.05, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Dana Incorporated manufactures and sells driveline, sealing, and thermal-management products for vehicle manufacturers in North America, Europe, South America, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates in four segments: Light Vehicle Driveline Technologies, Commercial Vehicle Driveline Technologies, Off-Highway Driveline Technologies, and Power Technologies. The Light Vehicle Driveline Technologies segment offers front axles, rear axles, driveshafts/propshafts, differentials, torque couplings, and modular assemblies for use in light trucks, sport utility vehicles, crossover utility vehicles, vans, and passenger cars. The Commercial Vehicle Driveline Technologies segment provides Steer and drive axles, driveshafts, and tire inflation systems for medium and heavy duty trucks, buses, and specialty vehicles. The Off-Highway Driveline Technologies segment manufactures front and rear axles, driveshafts, transmissions, torque converters, tire inflation systems, and electronic controls for use in construction, earth moving, agricultural, mining, forestry, rail, and material handling applications. The Power Technologies segment offers gaskets, cover modules, heat shields, engine sealing systems, cooling products, and heat transfer products for light vehicle, medium/heavy vehicle, and off-highway markets. The company was formerly known as Dana Holding Corporation and changed its name to Dana Incorporated in August 2016. Dana Incorporated was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in Maumee, Ohio.

Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (BLMN) had a active trading with around 1.43M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.37M. The stock traded between $17.97 and $18.41 before closing at the price of $18 with -1.42% change on the day. The Tampa Florida 33607 based company is currently trading 22.65% above its 52 week low of $14.91 and -9.95% below its 52 week high of $19.99. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 58.42 and $20.4 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Bloomin’ Brands, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates casual, upscale casual, and fine dining restaurants primarily in the United States. It operates restaurants under various concepts, including Outback Steakhouse, a casual steakhouse restaurant; Carrabba’s Italian Grill, a casual Italian restaurant; Bonefish Grill, an upscale casual seafood restaurant; and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, a contemporary steakhouse. As of June 26, 2016, the company owned and operated 1,335 restaurants and franchised 166 restaurants across 48 states, Puerto Rico, and Guam, as well as 20 countries internationally. Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.

 

Stocks in Focus: UR-Energy Inc. (URG), W&T Offshore, Inc. (WTI), CYS Investments, Inc. (CYS)

UR-Energy Inc. (URG) had a light trading with around 1.22M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 774.84K. The stock traded between $0.7958 and $0.8798 before closing at the price of $0.87 with 4.83% change on the day. The Littleton Colorado 80127 based company is currently trading 112.22% above its 52 week low of $0.4061 and -3.32% below its 52 week high of $0.9044. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 68.75 and $1.48 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

UR-Energy Inc. engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and operation of uranium mineral properties. The company holds interests in 14 projects located in the United States. Its principal property is the Lost Creek project comprising a total of approximately 2,100 unpatented mining claims and 4 Wyoming mineral leases covering an area of approximately 42,000 acres located in the Great Divide Basin, Wyoming. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Littleton, Colorado.

W&T Offshore, Inc. (WTI) managed to rebound with the stock declining 0% or $0 to close the day at $2.83 on light trading volume of 1.22M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.32M. The Houston Texas 77406 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas drilling & exploration group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 74.69%, compared to the industry which has advanced 103.93% over the same period. With RSI of 48.39, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $2.95, making it a hold for now.

W&T Offshore, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas producer, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties in the Gulf of Mexico. The company sells crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas. It holds working interests in approximately 54 offshore fields in federal and state waters. As of March 8, 2016, the company had interests in offshore leases covering approximately 900,000 gross acres, including approximately 550,000 gross acres in the Gulf of Mexico Shelf; and approximately 350,000 gross acres in the deepwater. It also has a total proved reserves of 76.4 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

CYS Investments, Inc. (CYS) shares were up in last trading by 0.64% to $7.88. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.51% over the past week and fell -0.13% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.34% above its 50 day moving average and -1% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -9.08% decrease in value from its one year high of $9.21. The RSI indicator value of 55.42, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

CYS Investments, Inc., a specialty finance company, invests in residential mortgage pass-through securities in the United States. It also purchases residential mortgage-backed securities that are issued and the principal and interest of which are guaranteed by a federally chartered corporation (Agency RMBS); debt securities issued by the United States Department of Treasury; and collateralized mortgage obligations issued by a government agency or government-sponsored entity that are collateralized by Agency RMBS. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. It generally would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was formerly known as Cypress Sharpridge Investments, Inc. and changed its name to CYS Investments, Inc. in September 2011. CYS Investments, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Waltham, Massachusetts.

 

Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: Forest City Realty Trust, Inc (FCE-A), CVR Partners, LP (UAN), Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (BERY)

Forest City Realty Trust, Inc (FCE-A) fell -1.09% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.25 to finish the day at $22.79 with about 1.3M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.28M. The $6.02B market cap company, which fluctuated between $22.75 and $23.13 during the day, currently situated 40.82% above its 52 week low of $16.88 and -5.64% away from its one year high of $24.22. The RSI of 62.41 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Forest City Realty Trust, Inc is a real estate investment trust. It was formerly known as Forest City Enterprises, Inc. Forest City Realty Trust, Inc was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

CVR Partners, LP (UAN) gained $0.02 to close the day at a new closing price of $6.14, a 0.33% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 51.6% above its 52 week low of $4.05. A total of 1.3M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 417.54K. The stock, which fluctuated between $6.07 and $6.21 during the day, currently situated -35.56% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -3.15% in the past one month and up by 31.2% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $6.93 and RSI of 46.31, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

CVR Partners, LP produces, distributes, and markets nitrogen fertilizer products in North America. It provides ammonia products for industrial and agricultural customers; and urea ammonium nitrate products for agricultural customers. CVR GP, LLC serves as the general partner of the company. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas. CVR Partners, LP operates as a subsidiary of Coffeyville Resources LLC.

Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (BERY) had a light trading with around 1.29M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.39M. The stock traded between $49.04 and $49.48 before closing at the price of $49.19 with 0.33% change on the day. The company is currently trading 74.31% above its 52 week low of $28.22 and -7.14% below its 52 week high of $52.97. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 38.26 and $56.75 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Berry Plastics Group, Inc. manufactures and distributes plastic consumer packaging and engineered materials in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Belgium, France, Spain, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Australia, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Malaysia, India, China, and the Netherlands. The company operates through three segments: Health, Hygiene & Specialties; Consumer Packaging; and Engineered Materials. It offers containers; foodservice products, such as thermoformed polypropylene and injection-molded plastic drink cups; closures and over caps comprising continuous-thread and child-resistant closures, as well as aerosol over caps; bottle and prescription containers; and extruded and laminate tubes. The company also provides engineered materials, including corrosion protection products; and cloth and foil, splicing and laminating, flame-retardant, vinyl-coated and carton sealing, electrical, double-faced cloth, masking, mounting, OEM, and medical and specialty tapes. The company’s engineered materials also consists of drop cloths and retail trash bags; polyvinyl chloride films and boxed products; trash-can liners and food bags; and stretch and shrink films. In addition, it offers flexible packaging products, such as personal care films; food and consumer films, as well as barrier films; and converter films, including coated and laminated products, as well as a range of products for the food, healthcare, and personal care markets. The company sells its products through direct sales force and distributors. Berry Plastics Group, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Evansville, Indiana.

 

3 Notable Runners: InterDigital, Inc. (IDCC), BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT), Bill Barrett Corporation (BBG)

InterDigital, Inc. (IDCC) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 2.38% or $2.3 to close the day at $99.1 on lower than average trading volume of 1.1M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 336.76K. The Wilmington Delaware 19809 based company has been outperforming the wireless communications companies by 33.0285% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 8.85% YTD, versus the wireless communications industry which is up 7.29% for the same period. The RSI of 76.95 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

InterDigital, Inc. designs and develops technologies that enable and enhance wireless communications in the United States and internationally. It offers technology solutions for use in digital cellular and wireless products and networks, such as 2G, 3G, 4G, and IEEE 802-related products and networks. The company develops cellular technologies comprising technologies related to CDMA, TDMA, OFDM/OFDMA, and MIMO for use in 2G, 3G, and 4G wireless networks and mobile terminal devices; and other wireless technologies related to Wi-Fi, WLAN, WMAN, and WRAN. Its patented technologies are used in various products, including mobile devices, such as cellular phones, tablets, notebook computers, and wireless personal digital assistants; wireless infrastructure equipment comprising base stations; and components, dongles, and modules for wireless devices. The company also provides interoperability and scalability solutions across various vertical markets, networks, and devices through oneMPOWER platform; and common interface to multiple service providers through wot.io data service exchange for connected device platforms. As of December 31, 2015, it had a portfolio of approximately 20,400 patents and patent applications related to the fundamental technologies that enable wireless communications. InterDigital, Inc. was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware.

BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) had a light trading with around 1.09M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 770.34K. The stock traded between $42.1 and $42.79 before closing at the price of $42.29 with 0.76% change on the day. The Lynchburg Virginia 24504 based company is currently trading 58.84% above its 52 week low of $26.89 and -0.33% below its 52 week high of $42.79. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 70.5 and $45.67 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

BWX Technologies, Inc. provides nuclear components, fuels, and assemblies to the United States government. The company operates in three segments: Nuclear Operations, Technical Services, and Nuclear Energy. The Nuclear Operations segment designs and manufactures precision naval nuclear components and reactors; close-tolerance and equipment for nuclear applications; and components for defense applications. This segment also converts or downblends high-enriched uranium into low-enriched fuel for use in commercial reactors to generate electricity. The Technical Services segment provides uranium processing, environmental site restoration services, and management and operating services to support governments in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities. The Nuclear Energy segment designs, licenses, manufactures, and delivers commercial nuclear steam generators, pressure vessels, reactor components, heat exchangers, and other auxiliary equipment, including containers for the storage of spent nuclear fuel. This segment also offers engineering and licensing services for new nuclear plant designs; services for steam generators and balance of plant equipment; and nondestructive examination and tooling/repair solutions for other plant systems and components. The company was formerly known as The Babcock & Wilcox Company and changed its name to BWX Technologies, Inc. in June 2015. BWX Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1867 and is based in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Bill Barrett Corporation (BBG) traded within a range of $5.83 to $6.1 after opening the day at $5.98. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -16.45% so far this year. The stock was down close to -4.11% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $5.84 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -37.74% below its 52 week high of $9.38 and 146.41% above its 12-month low of $2.37. The shares are down by over -5.5% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 30.79 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Bill Barrett Corporation, an independent energy company, acquires, explores for, and develops oil and natural gas resources in the United States. It primarily holds interests in the Denver-Julesburg basin and the Uinta oil program in the Uinta Basin in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Intel Corporation (INTC), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Ford Motor Company (F)

Intel Corporation (INTC) saw its value decrease by -0.34% as the stock dropped $-0.12 to finish the day at a closing price of $35.34. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $28.36-$38.45 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $34.84 to $35.43 during the day, are up by 2.42% in the past three months and up by 3.41% over the past six months. It is currently trading -3.55% below its 20 day moving average and -2.33% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $41.15 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 36.53.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. It operates through Client Computing Group, Data Center Group, Internet of Things Group, Software and Services, and All Other segments. The company’s platforms are used in various computing applications comprising notebooks, 2 in 1 systems, desktops, servers, tablets, smartphones, wireless and wired connectivity products, wearables, retail devices, and manufacturing devices, as well as for retail, transportation, industrial, buildings, home use, and other market segments. It offers microprocessors that processes system data and controls other devices in the system; chipsets, which send data between the microprocessor and input, display, and storage devices, such as keyboard, mouse, monitor, hard drive or solid-state drive, and optical disc drives; and system-on-chip products that integrate its central processing units with other system components onto a single chip. The company also provides communication and connectivity offerings, such as baseband processors, radio frequency transceivers, and power management integrated circuits; and tablet, phone, and Internet of Things solutions, which include multimode 4G LTE modems, Bluetooth technology and GPS receivers, software solutions, and interoperability tests, as well as home gateway and set-top box components. In addition, it offers security solutions for computers, mobile devices, and networks, as well as software and services for technology integration; NAND flash memory products, which are used in solid-state drives; and custom foundry services, including custom silicon, packaging, and manufacturing test services. The company sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and industrial and communications equipment manufacturers in the computing and communications industries. Intel Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Santa Clara, California.

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) shares were down in last trading by -2.37% to $113.62. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.66% over the past week and grew 8.04% in the past month. It is currently trading 9.17% above its 50 day moving average and 63.03% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -6.04% decrease in value from its one year high of $120.92. The RSI indicator value of 59.08, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

NVIDIA Corporation operates as a visual computing company worldwide. It operates in two segments, GPU and Tegra Processor. The GPU segment offers processors, which include GeForce for PC gaming; Quadro for design professionals working in computer-aided design, video editing, special effects, and other creative applications; Tesla for deep learning, accelerated computing, and general purpose computing; and GRID for cloud-based streaming on gaming devices. The Tegra Processor segment provides processors that integrate a computer onto a single chip under the Tegra brand name; DRIVE automotive computers, which offer supercomputing capabilities; and tablet and portable devices for mobile gaming under the SHIELD name. The company’s products are used in gaming, professional visualization, datacenter, and automotive markets. It sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, system builders, motherboard manufacturers, add-in board manufacturers, and retailers/distributors. The company has a collaboration with ZENRIN to develop a cloud-to-car HD map solution for self-driving cars. NVIDIA Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Ford Motor Company (F) traded within a range of $12.37 to $12.51 after opening the day at $12.44. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 4.79% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.05% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $12.51 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -8.5% below its 52 week high of $14.22 and 18.51% above its 12-month low of $11.07. The shares are up by over 9.77% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 51.52 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Ford Motor Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and services automobiles in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company’s Automotive segment develops, manufactures, distributes, and services cars, trucks, SUVs, and electrified vehicles under the Ford name; and luxury vehicles under the Lincoln name, as well as service parts and accessories. This segment markets its products through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments. Its Financial Services segment offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. Its financing products comprise retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; and direct financing leases for new vehicles to retail and commercial customers, such as leasing companies, government entities, daily rental car companies, and fleet customers. This segment also offers wholesale loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital and improvement of dealership facilities, purchase dealership real estate, and other dealer vehicle programs. The company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.

 

Investor’s Alert: CVS Health Corporation (CVS), KeyCorp (KEY), Morgan Stanley (MS)

CVS Health Corporation (CVS) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.58% or $1.22 to close the day at $78.53 on higher than average trading volume of 9.33M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.03M. The Woonsocket Rhode Island 02895 based company has been outperforming the health care plans companies by 3.0993% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 0.12% YTD, versus the health care plans industry which is up 2.46% for the same period. The RSI of 49.05 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

CVS Health Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated pharmacy health care services. It operates through Pharmacy Services and Retail/LTC segments. The Pharmacy Services segment offers pharmacy benefit management solutions, such as plan design and administration, formulary management, Medicare Part D services, mail order, specialty pharmacy and infusion services, retail pharmacy network management services, prescription management systems, clinical services, disease management programs, and medical pharmacy management services. This segment serves employers, insurance companies, unions, government employee groups, health plans, Medicare Part D plans, managed Medicaid plans, plans offered on public and private exchanges, other sponsors of health benefit plans, and individuals under the CVS Caremark Pharmacy Services, Caremark, CVS Caremark, CarePlus CVS Pharmacy, CVS Specialty, Accordant, SilverScript, NovoLogix, Coram, Navarro Health Services, and ACS Pharmacy names. As of December 31, 2016, it had 23 retail specialty pharmacy stores, 13 specialty mail order pharmacies and 4 mail order dispensing pharmacies, and 84 branches for infusion and enteral services. The Retail/LTC segment sells prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, beauty products and cosmetics, personal care products, convenience foods, seasonal merchandise, and greeting cards, as well as offers photo finishing services. It has 9,709 retail stores in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Brazil primarily under the CVS Pharmacy, CVS, CVS Pharmacy y más, Longs Drugs, Navarro Discount Pharmacy, and Drogaria Onofre names; online retail pharmacy Websites; and 38 onsite pharmacy stores, long-term care pharmacy operations, and retail health care clinics. The company was formerly known as CVS Caremark Corporation and changed its name to CVS Health Corporation in September 2014. CVS Health Corporation was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

KeyCorp (KEY) had a active trading with around 8.97M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.06M. The stock traded between $18.12 and $18.32 before closing at the price of $18.26 with 0.66% change on the day. The Cleveland Ohio 44114 based company is currently trading 89.65% above its 52 week low of $10.21 and -2.72% below its 52 week high of $18.77. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 52.08 and $19.9 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

KeyCorp operates as the bank holding company for KeyBank National Association that provides various retail and commercial banking services to individual, corporate, and institutional clients in the United States. The company’s Key Community Bank segment offers deposit and investment products; personal finance services and loans, including residential mortgages, home equity, credit cards, and various installment loans for individuals; deposits, investment and credit products, and business advisory services to small businesses; and financial, estate and retirement planning, and asset management services to high-net-worth clients. This segment also provides commercial lending, cash management, equipment leasing, investment and employee benefit programs, succession planning, access to capital markets, derivatives, and foreign exchange services to mid-sized businesses. Its Key Corporate Bank segment offers a suite of banking and capital market products, such as syndicated finance, debt and equity capital market products, commercial payments, equipment finance, commercial mortgage banking, derivatives, foreign exchange, financial advisory, and public finance, as well as commercial mortgage loans for middle market clients comprising consumer, energy, healthcare, industrial, public, real estate, and technology sectors. In addition, KeyCorp provides personal, securities lending, and custody services; access to mutual funds; treasury, investment banking, international banking, and investment management services; public retirement plans, and foundations and endowments plans; and financial services consisting of community development financing, securities underwriting, and brokerage, as well as merchant services. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 966 retail banking branches and 1,257 automated teller machines in 12 states, as well as a telephone banking call center. KeyCorp was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

Morgan Stanley (MS) traded within a range of $44.34 to $45.15 after opening the day at $45.13. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 6.28% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.33% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $44.7 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -0.73% below its 52 week high of $45.15 and 116.13% above its 12-month low of $22.68. The shares are up by over 22.96% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 58.13 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial products and services to corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals worldwide. The company’s Institutional Securities segment offers capital raising and financial advisory services, including services related to the underwriting of debt, equity, and other securities, as well as advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, real estate, and project finance. This segment also provides sales and trading services, such as sales, financing, and market-making services in equity securities and fixed income products, including foreign exchange and commodities, as well as prime brokerage services; and corporate lending services, credit products, and investments and research services. Its Wealth Management segment offers various financial services and solutions covering brokerage and investment advisory services, market-making services in fixed income securities, financial and wealth planning services, annuity and insurance products, credit and other lending products, and banking and retirement plan services to individual investors, small-to-medium sized businesses, and institutions. The company’s Investment Management segment provides various investment strategies and products comprising asset management, including equity, fixed income, liquidity, alternatives, and managed futures products. This segment is also involved in merchant banking and real estate investing businesses. Morgan Stanley was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Traders Watch list: The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Expedia, Inc. (EXPE), Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) saw its value decrease by -0.21% as the stock dropped $-0.23 to finish the day at a closing price of $109.26. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $90.32-$111.99 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $108.58 to $109.8 during the day, are up by 16.34% in the past three months and up by 12.61% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.33% above its 20 day moving average and 3.05% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $115.71 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 55.44.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company’s Media Networks segment operates cable programming services, including the ESPN, Disney channels, and Freeform networks; broadcast businesses, which include the ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; radio businesses consisting of the ESPN Radio Network; and the Radio Disney network. It also produces and sells original live-action and animated television programming to first-run syndication and other television markets, as well as subscription video on demand services and in home entertainment formats, such as DVD, Blu-Ray, and iTunes. Its Parks and Resorts segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and the Disneyland Resort in California. This segment also operates Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii, Disney Vacation Club, Disney Cruise Line, and Adventures by Disney; and manages Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, and Shanghai Disney Resort, as well as licenses its intellectual property to a third party for the operations of the Tokyo Disney Resort in Japan. The company’s Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution in the theatrical, home entertainment, and television markets primarily under the Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Touchstone banners. This segment also produces stage plays and musical recordings; licenses and produces live entertainment events; and provides visual and audio effects, and other post-production services. Its Consumer Products & Interactive Media segment licenses its trade names, characters, and visual and literary properties; develops and publishes games for mobile platforms; and sells its products through The Disney Store, DisneyStore.com, and MarvelStore.com, as well as directly to retailers. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Burbank, California.

Expedia, Inc. (EXPE) shares were down in last trading by -0.49% to $122.65. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.92% over the past week and grew 4.65% in the past month. It is currently trading 2.98% above its 50 day moving average and 6.09% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -7.96% decrease in value from its one year high of $133.55. The RSI indicator value of 62.39, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Expedia, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online travel company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Core OTA, Trivago, Egencia, and HomeAway. It facilitates the booking of hotel rooms, airline seats, car rentals, and destination services from its travel suppliers; and acts as an agent in the transactions. The company serves leisure and corporate travelers, offline retail travel agents, and travel service providers through Expedia.com, Hotels.com, Hotwire.com, Wotif.com, Wotif.co.nz, lastminute.com.au, lastminute.com.nz, travel.com.au, CarRentals.com, and Orbitz.com Websites; and Travelocity, HomeAway, Egencia, trivago, Classic Vacations, Expedia Local Expert, and Expedia CruiseShipCenters brands, as well as Expedia Affiliate Network. It also engages in advertising and media business. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) traded within a range of $84.13 to $86.66 after opening the day at $84.74. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 9.41% so far this year. The stock was up close to 3.5% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $86.17 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 0.12% above its 52 week high of $86.66 and 50.33% above its 12-month low of $58.1. The shares are up by over 8.47% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 70.34 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes games, content, and services for consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. It develops and publishes digital interactive entertainment games primarily under the FIFA, Madden NFL, Star Wars, Battlefield, The Sims, Need for Speed, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Plants vs. Zombies, and Titanfall brand names. The company also offers casual games, such as cards, puzzles, and word games through its Pogo online service. Electronic Arts Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

 

Stocks Trending Alert: Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL), American International Group, Inc. (AIG), Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN)

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) saw its value increase by 1.68% as the stock gained $1.12 to finish the day at a closing price of $67.72. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $63.43-$75.38 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $66.47 to $67.85 during the day, are down by -3.21% in the past three months and down by -8.55% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.99% above its 20 day moving average and 2.76% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $69.69 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 59.33.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells consumer products worldwide. It operates through two segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. The company offers oral care products, including toothpastes, toothbrushes, and mouthwashes, as well as pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals; personal care products comprising bar and liquid hand soaps, shower gels, shampoos, conditioners, and deodorants and antiperspirants; and home care products, such as laundry and dishwashing detergents, fabric conditioners, household cleaners, bleaches, and other similar items. It also provides pet nutrition products for everyday nutritional needs, a range of therapeutic products to manage disease conditions, and various products with natural ingredients. The company’s principal global and regional trademarks include Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline, and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet, and Hill’s Ideal Balance. It markets and sells its pet nutrition products for dogs and cats through pet supply retailers and veterinarians. Colgate-Palmolive Company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) shares were up in last trading by 0.44% to $65.61. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.03% over the past week and fell -2% in the past month. It is currently trading 0.13% above its 50 day moving average and 10.75% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -2.76% decrease in value from its one year high of $67.47. The RSI indicator value of 52.78, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

American International Group, Inc. provides insurance products and services for commercial, institutional, and individual customers in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company operates through two segments, Commercial Insurance and Consumer Insurance. The company’s Commercial Insurance segment offers general liability, commercial automobile liability, workers’ compensation, excess casualty, and crisis management causality insurance products, as well as various risk-sharing and other customized structured programs; commercial, industrial, and energy-related property insurance products; aerospace, environmental, political risk, trade credit, surety, and marine insurance products; various insurance products for small and medium sized enterprises; and professional liability insurance products. It also provides mortgage guaranty insurance; stable value wrap products, and structured settlement and terminal funding annuities; and corporate- and bank-owned life insurance and guaranteed investment contracts. This segment sells its products through independent retail and wholesale brokers, agency network, specialized marketing and consulting firms, and structured settlement brokers. Its Consumer Insurance segment offers retirement products, such as fixed annuities, and immediate and deferred income annuities; variable and fixed index annuities; and mutual funds, and plan administrative and compliance services. This segment’s products also include term and whole life, cancer, and critical illness insurance products; personal accident and supplemental health products; travel insurance products and services; automobile and homeowners, and extended warranty insurance; and identity theft and credit card protection products. It sells its products through agents, direct marketing, independent marketing organizations, financial advisors, banks, wirehouses, and broker-dealers. The company was founded in 1919 and is based in New York, New York.

Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN) traded within a range of $43.26 to $44.61 after opening the day at $43.27. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 5.63% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.62% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $44.31 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -19.76% below its 52 week high of $55.94 and 10% above its 12-month low of $40.28. The shares are down by over -1.12% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 71.37 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

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.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG), The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK), Invesco Ltd. (IVZ)

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) saw its value decrease by -0.66% as the stock dropped $-0.16 to finish the day at a closing price of $24.07. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $18.48-$26.74 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $23.83 to $24.33 during the day, are up by 9.71% in the past three months and down by -1.81% over the past six months. It is currently trading 7.61% above its 20 day moving average and 6.45% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $28.34 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 61.03.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, develops, exploits, explores for, produces, and markets natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids in the United States. The company primarily focuses on the Marcellus Shale in northeast Pennsylvania with approximately 200,000 net acres in the dry gas window of the play; and the Eagle Ford Shale in south Texas with approximately 85,500 net acres in the oil window of the play. It also transports, stores, gathers, and purchases natural gas for resale. The company sells its natural gas to industrial customers, local distribution companies, and gas marketers through gathering systems and pipelines, as well as to intrastate pipelines, natural gas processors, and marketing companies. As of December 31, 2015, it had proved reserves of approximately 8,190 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK) shares were up in last trading by 0.13% to $45.56. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.24% over the past week and fell -4.74% in the past month. It is currently trading -2.51% below its 50 day moving average and 8.06% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -7.64% decrease in value from its one year high of $49.54. The RSI indicator value of 47.17, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, an investment company, provides financial products and services to institutions, corporations, and high net worth individuals in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Investment Management and Investment Services. The company offers investment management; trust and custody; foreign exchange; fund administration; global collateral services; securities lending; depositary receipts; corporate trust; global payment/cash management; banking services; and clearing services. It also provides mutual funds, separate accounts, wealth management and private banking services; and broker-dealer services, registered investment advisory services, prime brokerage services, and working capital solutions. In addition, the company is involved in credit-related activities, business exits, leasing operations, and corporate treasury activities; and the provision of global markets and institutional banking services. The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation was founded in 1784 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Invesco Ltd. (IVZ) traded within a range of $31.71 to $32.19 after opening the day at $31.74. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 4.94% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.08% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $31.84 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -4.5% below its 52 week high of $33.34 and 40.93% above its 12-month low of $23.02. The shares are up by over 6.81% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 60.03 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Invesco Ltd. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm provides its services to retail clients, institutional clients, high-net worth clients, public entities, corporations, unions, non-profit organizations, endowments, foundations, pension funds, financial institutions, and sovereign wealth funds. It manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios. The firm also launches equity, fixed income, commodity, multi-asset, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. It launches equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and balanced exchange-traded funds. The firm also launches and manages private funds. It invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. The firm also invests in alternative markets, such as commodities and currencies. For the equity portion of its portfolio, it invests in growth and value stocks of large-cap, mid-cap, and small-cap companies. For the fixed income portion of its portfolio, the firm invests in convertibles, government bonds, municipal bonds, treasury securities, and cash. It also invests in short term and intermediate term bonds, investment grade and high yield bonds, taxable and tax-free bonds, senior secured loans, and structured securities such as asset-backed securities, mortgage-backed securities, and commercial mortgage-backed securities. The firm employs absolute return, global macro, and long/short strategies. It employs quantitative analysis to make its investments. The firm was formerly known as Invesco Plc, AMVESCAP plc, Amvesco plc, Invesco PLC, Invesco MIM, and H. Lotery & Co. Ltd. Invesco Ltd. was founded in December 1935 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia with an additional office in Hamilton, Bermuda.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI), National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV), Celgene Corporation (CELG)

Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.15% or $0.09 to close the day at $61.15 on active trading volume of 3.13M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.87M. The Houston Texas 77073 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas equipment & services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 56.36%, compared to the industry which has advanced 40.98% over the same period. With RSI of 38.93, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $69.46, making it a hold for now.

Baker Hughes Incorporated supplies oilfield services, products, technology, and systems to the oil and natural gas industry worldwide. The company offers drilling and evaluation products and services, which include drill bits for performance drilling, hole enlargement, and coring; open hole (imaging, fluids sampling, etc.) and cased hole (production logging, wellbore integrity, pipe recovery, etc.) well logging services; and emulsion and water-based drilling fluids systems, reservoir drill-in fluids, and completion fluids, as well as fluids environmental services. Its drilling and evaluation products and services also comprise directional drilling systems and services, such as rotary steerables, drilling motors, measurement-while-drilling systems, etc.; logging-while-drilling systems and services, including resistivity, imaging, pressure testing and sampling, etc.; surface logging and coring systems and services; and geoscience services. In addition, the company offers completion and production products and services consisting of completion systems used to control the flow of hydrocarbons within a wellbore; wellbore intervention products and services to enhance the performance of existing wellbores; intelligent production system products and services to monitor, analyze, and control production to optimize returns and ultimate recovery; artificial lifts, such as in-well electric submersible pump systems, progressing cavity pump systems, and gas lift systems, as well as horizontal surface pumping systems that move fluids on the surface for applications, such as injection, disposal, transfer, and pipeline boosting; chemical technologies and services; and onshore and offshore cementing, stimulation, and coil tubing services. Further, it offers industrial services, including downstream chemicals, and process and pipeline services. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Baker Hughes Incorporated is a subsidiary of General Electric Company.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) climbed 1.1% during last trading as the stock added $0.43 to finish the day at $39.42 with about 3.12M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.65M. The $14.73B market cap company, which fluctuated between $39.22 and $39.95 during the day, currently situated 56.09% above its 52 week low of $26.86 and -9.65% away from its one year high of $43.63. The RSI of 54.18 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, 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.

Celgene Corporation (CELG) saw its value decrease by -0.97% as the stock dropped $-1.13 to finish the day at a closing price of $115.61. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $94.39-$127 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $115.25 to $117 during the day, are down by -3.71% in the past three months and up by 1.58% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.65% above its 20 day moving average and -0.57% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $141.22 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 51.27. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Celgene Corporation discovers, develops, and commercializes therapies to treat cancer and inflammatory diseases worldwide. It offers REVLIMID, an oral immunomodulatory drug for multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and mantle cell lymphoma; POMALYST/IMNOVID to treat multiple myeloma; OTEZLA, a small-molecule inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 for psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, and ankylosing spondylitis; and ABRAXANE, a solvent-free chemotherapy product to treat breast, non-small cell lung, pancreatic, and gastric cancers. The company’s products also include VIDAZA, a pyrimidine nucleoside analog for intermediate-2 and high-risk MDS, chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, and acute myeloid leukemia (AML); THALOMID to treat patients with multiple myeloma and erythema nodosum leprosum; and RITALIN and FOCALIN XR products. Its clinical stage products comprise OTEZLA for use in treating various immune-inflammatory diseases; luspatercept for beta-thalassemia and MDS; CC-486 to treat MDS, AML, and solid tumors; AG-881 for glioma with IDH mutations; LSD1 inhibitor to treat non-hodgkin lymphoma and solid tumors; CC-122 and CC-220 to treat hematological and solid tumor cancers, and inflammation and immunology diseases; and durvalumab, an anti-PDL-1 antibody, for multiple hematological cancers. The company has collaborative agreements with Acceleron Pharma, Inc.; Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Sutro Biopharma, Inc.; bluebird bio, Inc.; FORMA Therapeutics Holdings, LLC; OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; NantBioScience, Inc.; AstraZeneca PLC; Lycera Corp.; Juno Therapeutics, Inc.; Nurix Inc.; and Jounce Therapeutics, Inc.; The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Summit, New Jersey.