Trader’s Round Up: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX), Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI)

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX) retreated with the stock falling -0.82% or $-0.25 to close at $30.08 on light trading volume of 1.98M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.29M. The New York New York 10036 based company has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 15.33% up for the period and up by 10.39% so far this year. With price target of $34 and a 25.96% rebound from 52-week low, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified media and entertainment company in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Asia, Latin America, and internationally. It operates through Cable Network Programming; Television; Filmed Entertainment; and Other, Corporate and Eliminations segments. The company produces and licenses news, sports, movie, and general and factual entertainment programming for distribution primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunications companies, and online video distributors. It also broadcasts network programming; and operates 28 broadcast television stations, including 11 duopolies in the United States. In addition, the company produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in various formats and entertainment media, as well as produces and licenses television programming worldwide. Further, it offers video advertising services, including consumer engagement and on-demand marketing campaigns; and operates two San Francisco-Bay area television stations. The company was formerly known as News Corporation. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) dropped $-0.21 to close the day at a new closing price of $68.44, a -0.31% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 42.66% above its 52 week low of $49.97. A total of 1.96M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.4M. The stock, which fluctuated between $68.08 and $68.9 during the day, currently situated -0.78% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 6.34% in the past one month and up by 13.27% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $67.83 and RSI of 74.72, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

YUM! Brands, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates quick service restaurants. It operates in four segments: YUM China, the KFC Division, the Pizza Hut Division, and the Taco Bell Division. The company develops, operates, franchises, and licenses a system of restaurants, which prepare, package, and sell various food items. As of April 21, 2016, it operated approximately 43,000 restaurants in approximately 130 countries and territories primarily under the KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell brands, which specialize in chicken, pizza, and Mexican-style food categories. The company was formerly known as TRICON Global Restaurants, Inc. and changed its name to YUM! Brands, Inc. in May 2002. YUM! Brands, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.

Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI) shares were down in last trading by -0.49% to $61.2. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.23% over the past week and fell -0.6% in the past month. It is currently trading -3.59% below its 50 day moving average and 15.29% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -10.53% decrease in value from its one year high of $68.59. The RSI indicator value of 39.56, lead us to believe that it is 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.

 

Traders Recap: Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD), Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG), Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN)

Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -2.28% or $-4.51 to close the day at $193.21 on higher than average trading volume of 1.95M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.67M. The Irving Texas 75039 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas companies by 8.0769% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 7.3% YTD, versus the independent oil & gas industry which is down -3.29% for the same period. The RSI of 58.89 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company in the United States. The company produces and sells oil, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and gas. It has operations primarily in the Permian Basin in West Texas, the Eagle Ford Shale play in South Texas, the Raton field in southeastern Colorado, and the West Panhandle field in the Texas Panhandle. As of December 31, 2015, the company had proved undeveloped reserves and proved developed reserves of approximately 47 million Bbls of oil, 15 million Bbls of NGLs, and 157 billion cubic feet of gas; and owned interests in seven gas processing plants and eight treating facilities. Pioneer Natural Resources Company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG) had a light trading with around 1.95M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.37M. The stock traded between $43.24 and $43.66 before closing at the price of $43.66 with 1.04% change on the day. The Newark New Jersey 07102 based company is currently trading 12.26% above its 52 week low of $39.28 and -5.24% below its 52 week high of $47.41. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 50.98 and $45.88 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company primarily in the Northeastern and Mid- Atlantic United States. The company operates nuclear, coal, gas, oil-fired, and renewable generation facilities with a generation capacity of approximately 11,678 megawatts. It sells electricity, natural gas, emissions credits, and a series of energy-related products. The company also transmits electricity; and distributes electricity and gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers, as well as invests in solar generation projects, and implements energy efficiency and demand response programs. In addition, it offers appliance services and repairs to customers. As of December 31, 2015, the company’s electric transmission and distribution system included 24,022 circuit miles, of which 8,226 circuit miles were underground; and 848,496 poles, of which 549,636 poles were jointly-owned, as well as 4 electric distribution headquarters and 5 sub-headquarters. It also owned and operated 18,112 miles of gas mains; owned 12 gas distribution headquarters and 2 sub-headquarters; owned 1 meter shop; operated 60 natural gas metering and regulating stations; and owned 43 switching stations with an aggregate installed capacity of 29,090 megavolt-amperes (MVA) and 246 substations with an aggregate installed capacity of 8,179 MVA. Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) traded within a range of $42.1 to $42.8 after opening the day at $42.7. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 6.85% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.01% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $42.29 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -1.26% below its 52 week high of $42.83 and 40.63% above its 12-month low of $30.56. The shares are up by over 9.23% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 64.87 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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

 

Stocks In Action: KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC), The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC), CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP)

KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) traded within a range of $87.17 to $88.58 after opening the day at $87.91. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 13.22% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.97% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $88.53 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 0.76% above its 52 week high of $88.58 and 41.96% above its 12-month low of $65.12. The shares are up by over 14.58% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 71.16 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

KLA-Tencor Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions worldwide. It offers chip manufacturing products, such as front-end defect inspection tools, defect review systems, advanced packaging process control systems, metrology solutions, in-situ process monitoring products, and lithography software; wafer manufacturing products comprising surface and defect inspection, wafer geometry and nanotopography metrology, and data management; and reticle manufacturing products, such as defect inspection and pattern placement metrology products. The company also provides light emitting diode (LED), power device, and compound semiconductor manufacturing products consisting of patterned wafer inspection, defect inspection, surface metrology, and data management products; thin-film head metrology and inspection, virtual lithography, in-situ process monitoring, transparent and metal substrate inspection, and data management products for data storage media/head manufacturing; and stylus and optical profiling, and optical inspection products for microelectromechanical systems manufacturing, as well as products for general purpose/lab applications. It offers its products and services for bare wafer, IC, lithography reticle, and disk manufacturers. The company serves semiconductor and related nanoelectronics, LED, and data storage industries, as well as general materials research industries. KLA-Tencor Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.63% or $-0.8 to close the day at $126.96 on light trading volume of 1.93M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.83M. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15222 based company has been outperforming the money center banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 57.4%, compared to the industry which has advanced 25.48% over the same period. With RSI of 69.49, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $125.13, making it a hold for now.

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States and internationally. The company’s Retail Banking segment offers deposit, lending, brokerage, investment management, and cash management services to consumer and small business customers through branch network, ATMs, call centers, online banking, and mobile channels. As of March 31, 2016, this segment operated a network of 2,613 branches and 8,940 ATMs. Its Corporate & Institutional Banking segment provides secured and unsecured loans, letters of credit, equipment leases, cash and investment management, receivables management, disbursement and funds transfer, information reporting, trade services, foreign exchange, derivatives, securities, loan syndications, mergers and acquisitions advisory, equity capital markets advisory, and related services for corporations, government, and not-for-profit entities. This segment also offers commercial loan servicing, and real estate advisory and technology solutions for the commercial real estate finance industry. The company’s Asset Management Group segment provides investment and retirement planning, customized investment management, private banking, tailored credit solutions, and trust management and administration for individuals and their families; multi-generational family planning products; and mutual funds and institutional asset management services. Its Residential Mortgage Banking segment offers first lien residential mortgage loans. The company’s BlackRock segment provides investment and risk management services to institutional and retail clients. Its Non-Strategic Assets Portfolio segment offers consumer residential mortgage, brokered home equity loans, and lines of credit, as well as commercial real estate loans and leases. The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP) gained $0.3 to close the day at a new closing price of $26.37, a 1.15% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 54.91% above its 52 week low of $18.3. A total of 1.93M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.25M. The stock, which fluctuated between $26.01 and $26.39 during the day, currently situated -0.38% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 3.73% in the past one month and up by 14.47% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $25.27 and RSI of 65.24, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. operates as a public utility holding company in the United States. The company’s Electric Transmission & Distribution segment offers electric transmission and distribution services to retail electric providers, municipalities, electric cooperatives, and other distribution companies. As of December 31, 2015, this segment owned 28,474 pole miles of overhead distribution lines and 3,723 circuit miles of overhead transmission lines; 23,120 circuit miles of underground distribution lines and 26 circuit miles of underground transmission lines; and 232 substations with a capacity of 58,674 megavolt amperes. Its Natural Gas Distribution segment sells regulated intrastate natural gas; provides natural gas transportation and storage services for residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation customers; and offers unregulated services comprising residential appliance repair and maintenance services, as well as sells heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment. This segment owned approximately 74,000 linear miles of natural gas distribution mains. The company’s Energy Services segment provides physical natural gas supplies primarily to commercial and industrial customers, and electric and gas utilities; natural gas management services; and physical delivery services, as well as procures and optimizes transportation and storage assets. It owns and operates approximately 200 miles of intrastate pipelines; and leases transportation capacity on various interstate and intrastate pipelines, and storage. Its Midstream Investments segment provides gathering, processing, compression, treating, dehydration, and natural gas liquids fractionation for producer customers. This segment had approximately 12,400 miles of gathering pipelines, 7,900 miles of interstate pipelines, and approximately 2,300 miles of intrastate pipelines. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks To Track: Sysco Corporation (SYY), Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL), Exelon Corporation (EXC)

Sysco Corporation (SYY) fell -0.23% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.12 to finish the day at $52.63 with about 3.57M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.54M. The $28.69B market cap company, which fluctuated between $52.42 and $52.79 during the day, currently situated 28.39% above its 52 week low of $42.05 and -7.22% away from its one year high of $57.07. The RSI of 42.96 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Sysco Corporation, through its subsidiaries, markets and distributes a range of food and related products primarily to the foodservice or food-away-from-home industry in the United States, Bahamas, Canada, Ireland, Costa Rica, and Mexico. It operates through Broadline, SYGMA, and Other segments. The company distributes a line of frozen foods, such as meats, seafood, fully prepared entrees, fruits, vegetables, and desserts; a line of canned and dry foods; fresh meats and seafood; dairy products; beverage products; imported specialties; and fresh produce. It also supplies various non-food items, including paper products comprising disposable napkins, plates, and cups; tableware consisting of China and silverware; cookware consisting of pots, pans, and utensils; restaurant and kitchen equipment and supplies; and cleaning supplies. In addition, the company offers specialty meat products, such as custom-cut fresh steaks, other meat, and poultry products; and lodging industry products, including personal care guest amenities, equipment, housekeeping supplies, room accessories, and textiles. It serves restaurants, hospitals and nursing homes, schools and colleges, hotels and motels, industrial caterers, and other foodservice venues through 200 distribution facilities. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) dropped $-0.26 to close the day at a new closing price of $37.21, a -0.69% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 35.09% above its 52 week low of $27.85. A total of 3.52M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.3M. The stock, which fluctuated between $37.13 and $37.91 during the day, currently situated -11.24% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -6.25% in the past one month and down by -0.44% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $46.88 and RSI of 33.69, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Noble Energy, Inc., an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids worldwide. Its principal projects are located in DJ Basin, Eagle Ford Shale, Permian Basin, and Marcellus Shale, the United States; deepwater Gulf of Mexico; offshore Eastern Mediterranean; and offshore West Africa. As of December 31, 2016, the company had approximately 1,437 million barrels oil equivalent of total proved reserves. Noble Energy, Inc. was founded in 1932 and is based in Houston, Texas.

Exelon Corporation (EXC) had a light trading with around 3.51M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.97M. The stock traded between $35.13 and $35.44 before closing at the price of $35.42 with 0.57% change on the day. The Chicago Illinois 60680 based company is currently trading 20.76% above its 52 week low of $29.82 and -3.34% below its 52 week high of $37.7. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 53.4 and $38.45 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Exelon Corporation, a utility services holding company, engages in the energy generation and delivery businesses in the United States and Canada. It owns electric generating facilities, such as nuclear, fossil, wind, hydroelectric, and solar generating facilities. The company also sells renewable energy and other energy-related products and services; and sells electricity and natural gas to wholesale and retail customers. In addition, it is involved in the purchase and regulated retail sale of electricity, and the provision of electricity transmission and distribution services to retail customers in Northern Illinois, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Central Maryland. Further, the company engages in the purchase and regulated retail sale of natural gas, and the provision of natural gas distribution services to retail customers in northern Delaware, southern New Jersey, and Central Maryland, as well as in the Pennsylvania counties surrounding the City of Philadelphia. Additionally, it offers support services, including legal, human resources, financial, information technology, and supply management services, as well as accounting, engineering, distribution and transmission planning, asset management, system operations, and power procurement services. The company serves distribution utilities, municipalities, cooperatives, and financial institutions, as well as commercial, industrial, governmental, and residential customers. Exelon Corporation was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

 

Worth Watching Stocks: The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK), Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), Marriott International, Inc. (MAR)

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK) saw its value decrease by -0.76% as the stock dropped $-0.36 to finish the day at a closing price of $47.07. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $33.82-$49.54 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $46.91 to $47.47 during the day, are down by -1.38% in the past three months and up by 18.07% over the past six months. It is currently trading 4.14% above its 20 day moving average and 0.9% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $51.63 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 60.98.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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.

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) shares were up in last trading by 0.45% to $81.97. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 7.14% over the past week and grew 12.27% in the past month. It is currently trading 10.86% above its 50 day moving average and 27.57% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a 0.42% increase in value from its one year high of $82.57. The RSI indicator value of 76.6, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

Analog Devices, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a portfolio of solutions that leverage analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing technology, including integrated circuits (ICs), algorithms, software, and subsystems. It offers data converter products, which translate real-world analog signals into digital data, as well as translates digital data into analog signals; high-performance amplifiers to condition analog signals; and radio frequency ICs to support cellular infrastructure. The company also provides MEMS technology solutions, including accelerometers used to sense acceleration, gyroscopes to sense rotation, and inertial measurement units to sense multiple degrees of freedom. In addition, it offers isolators for various applications, such as universal serial bus isolation in patient monitors; and smart metering and satellite applications. Further, the company provides power management and reference products; and digital signal processing products for high-speed numeric calculations. Its products are used in electronic equipment, including industrial process control systems, medical imaging equipment, factory automation systems, patient monitoring devices, instrumentation and measurement systems, wireless infrastructure equipment, energy management systems, networking equipment, aerospace and defense electronics, optical systems, automobiles, and portable electronic devices. The company serves clients in industrial, automotive, consumer, and communications markets through a direct sales force, third-party distributors, and independent sales representatives in the United States, rest of North/South America, Europe, Japan, China, and rest of Asia, as well as through its Website. It has a collaboration with TriLumina Corp. to provide illuminator modules for automotive flash LiDAR systems. Analog Devices, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts.

Marriott International, Inc. (MAR) traded within a range of $88.5 to $91.07 after opening the day at $89.1. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 8.18% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.02% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $89.44 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -0.02% below its 52 week high of $91.07 and 48.15% above its 12-month low of $60.87. The shares are up by over 15.54% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 74.24 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

Marriott International, Inc. operates, franchises, and licenses hotels and timeshare properties worldwide. The company operates through three segments: North American Full-Service, North American Limited-Service, and International. It also operates, markets, and develops residential properties, as well as provides services to home/condominium owner associations. The company operates its properties primarily under the brand names of The Ritz-Carlton, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, EDITION, JW Marriott, Autograph Collection Hotels, Renaissance Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Delta Hotels and Resorts, Marriott Executive Apartments, Marriott Vacation Club, Gaylord Hotels, AC Hotels by Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott, SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, TownePlace Suites by Marriott, Protea Hotels, and Moxy Hotels. As of January 05, 2017, it operated, franchised, and licensed approximately 6,000 properties in 120 countries. Marriott International, Inc. was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: Weyerhaeuser Co. (WY), Celgene Corporation (CELG), Campbell Soup Company (CPB)

Weyerhaeuser Co. (WY) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.42% or $-0.14 to close the day at $33.52 on light trading volume of 3.4M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.27M. The Federal Way Washington 98003 based company has been outperforming the lumber, wood production group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 46.5%, compared to the industry which has advanced 48.92% over the same period. With RSI of 65.29, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $34.46, making it a hold for now.

Weyerhaeuser Co. is a real estate investment trust. It primarily invests in United States. The firm operates under four business segments, timberlands, wood products, cellulose fibers and real estate. It owns timberlands primarily in the U.S and has long-term licenses in Canada. The firm manufactures wood and specialty cellulose fibers products, and develops real estate, primarily as a builder of single-family homes. Weyerhaeuser Co was founded in 1900 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

Celgene Corporation (CELG) fell -1.5% during last trading as the stock lost $-1.81 to finish the day at $118.66 with about 3.38M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.27M. The $92.88B market cap company, which fluctuated between $118.25 and $120.77 during the day, currently situated 25.71% above its 52 week low of $94.39 and -6.57% away from its one year high of $127. The RSI of 57.2 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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.

Campbell Soup Company (CPB) saw its value decrease by -1.42% as the stock dropped $-0.9 to finish the day at a closing price of $62.55. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $52.59-$67.89 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $61.86 to $63.87 during the day, are up by 14.51% in the past three months and up by 4.79% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.68% below its 20 day moving average and 2.4% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $60 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 51.52. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Campbell Soup Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets food and beverage products. It operates through three segments: Americas Simple Meals and Beverages; Global Biscuits and Snacks; and Campbell Fresh. The Americas Simple Meals and Beverages segment engages in the retail and food service of Campbell’s condensed and ready-to-serve soups; Swanson broth and stocks; Prego pasta sauces; Pace Mexican sauces; Campbell’s gravies, pastas, beans, and dinner sauces; Swanson canned poultry; Plum food and snacks; V8 juices and beverages; and Campbell’s tomato juices. The Global Biscuits and Snacks segment provides Pepperidge Farm cookies, crackers, bakery, and frozen products in the United States retail; and Arnott’s biscuits in Australia and the Asia Pacific; and Kelsen cookies worldwide, as well as meals and shelf-stable beverages in Australia and the Asia Pacific. The Campbell Fresh segment provides Bolthouse Farms fresh carrots, carrot ingredients, refrigerated beverages, and refrigerated salad dressings; and Garden Fresh Gourmet salsa, hummus, dips, and tortilla chips, as well as refrigerated soups. The company sells its products through retail food chains, mass discounters, mass merchandisers, club stores, convenience stores, drug stores, and dollar stores, as well as other retail, commercial, and non-commercial establishments; and independent contractor distributors. Campbell Soup Company was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in Camden, New Jersey.

 

Trader Alert: Target Corporation (TGT), Time Warner Inc. (TWX), Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR)

Target Corporation (TGT) retreated with the stock falling -0.84% or $-0.55 to close at $65.2 on light trading volume of 3.31M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.93M. The Minneapolis Minnesota 55403 based company operating under the Discount, Variety Stores industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -7.07% down for the period and down by -8.9% so far this year. With price target of $73.97 and a 4.55% rebound from 52-week low, Target Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Target Corporation operates as a general merchandise retailer. It offers household essentials, including pharmacy, beauty, personal care, baby care, cleaning, and paper products; music, movies, books, computer software, sporting goods, and toys, as well as electronics, such as video game hardware and software; and apparel for women, men, boys, girls, toddlers, infants, and newborns, as well as intimate apparel, jewelry, accessories, and shoes. The company also provides food and pet supplies comprising dry grocery, dairy, frozen food, beverages, candy, snacks, deli, bakery, meat, produce, and pet supplies; and home furnishings and décor, including furniture, lighting, kitchenware, small appliances, home décor, bed and bath, home improvement, and automotive products, as well as seasonal merchandise, such as patio furniture and holiday décor. In addition, it offers in-store amenities, including Target Café, Target Photo, Target Optical, Portrait Studio, Starbucks, and other food service offerings. Target Corporation sells products through its stores; and digital channels, including Target.com. As of January 30, 2016, the company operated 1,792 stores in the United States. Target Corporation was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Time Warner Inc. (TWX) gained $0.07 to close the day at a new closing price of $96.39, a 0.07% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 58.22% above its 52 week low of $63.57. A total of 3.31M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.12M. The stock, which fluctuated between $96 and $96.43 during the day, currently situated -0.99% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 1.35% in the past one month and up by 9.18% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $105.13 and RSI of 55.03, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Time Warner Inc. operates as a media and entertainment company in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Turner, Home Box Office, and Warner Bros. The Turner segment owns and operates a portfolio of cable television networks and related properties that offer entertainment, sports, kids, and news programming on television and digital platforms for consumers. It operates approximately 180 channels in 200 countries. The Turner segment’s networks and related properties include TNT, TBS, Adult Swim, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, Turner Sports, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, CNN, and HLN; and digital media properties comprise bleacherreport.com, NBA.com, NBA Mobile, NCAA.com, PGA.com, tntdrama.com, TBS.com, adultswim.com, and cartoonnetwork.com. It also licenses original programming to subscription-video-on-demand (SVOD) services and other over-the-top services, and its brands and characters for consumer products other business ventures. This segment serves cable system operators, satellite service distributors, telephone companies, and other distributors. The Home Box Office segment provides premium pay and basic tier television services comprising HBO and Cinemax; sells its original programming through physical and digital formats; and licenses home entertainment and content to international television networks and SVOD services. As of December 31, 2015, this segment had 49 million domestic subscribers. The Warner Bros. segment produces, distributes, and licenses television programming and feature films; distributes digital and physical home entertainment products; and produces and distributes videogames, as well as licenses consumer products and brands. The company was formerly known as AOL Time Warner, Inc. and changed its name to Time Warner Inc. in 2003. Time Warner Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) shares were up in last trading by 0.46% to $28.09. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.52% over the past week and grew 2.74% in the past month. It is currently trading 0.7% above its 50 day moving average and 14.19% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.83% decrease in value from its one year high of $29.21. The RSI indicator value of 59.14, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops, and sells network products and services worldwide. It offers various routing products, including ACX series universal access routers to deploy new high-bandwidth services; MX series Ethernet routers that functions as a universal edge platform; M series edge routers; PTX series packet transport routers; T series routers; and NorthStar controllers. The company also provides various switching products comprising EX series Ethernet switches to address the access, aggregation, and core layer switching requirements of micro branch, branch office, and campus and data center environments; QFX series of core, spine, and top-of-rack data center switches; and OCX1100, an open networking switch. In addition, it offers security products, such as SRX series services gateways for the data centers; Branch SRX family that includes SRX300 Series and SRX1500, which provides integrated firewall capabilities; vSRX Virtual Firewall that delivers various features of physical firewalls; Spotlight Secure Threat Intelligence Platform, a threat intelligence platform that aggregates threat feeds from various sources; and Sky Advanced Threat Prevention, a cloud-based service for static and dynamic analysis. Further, the company offers Junos OS, a network operating system; Junos Space, a network management platform for creating network management applications that include network director, services activation director, security director, edge services director, service now, and service insight; and Contrail networking and cloud platform solutions. Additionally, it provides technical support and professional services, as well as education and training programs. The company sells its products through direct sales, distributors, value-added resellers, and original equipment manufacturer partners to end-users in the service provider and enterprise markets. Juniper Networks, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI), First Data Corporation (FDC)

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) fell -0.14% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.25 to finish the day at $181.43 with about 3.25M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.58M. The $171.09B market cap company, which fluctuated between $180.87 and $182.79 during the day, currently situated 54.87% above its 52 week low of $129.68 and -0.27% away from its one year high of $182.79. The RSI of 74.86 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The company’s Global Technology Services segment provides IT infrastructure services, such as IT outsourcing, integrated technology, cloud, and technology support services. Its Global Business Services segment offers consulting and systems integration services for strategy and transformation, application innovation services, enterprise applications, and analytics; application management, maintenance, and support services; and processing platforms and business process outsourcing services. The company’s Software segment provides middleware and operating systems software, including WebSphere software to integrate and manage business processes; information management software that enables clients to integrate, manage, and analyze data from various sources; Tivoli software that manages business infrastructure in real time; Workforce Solutions, which enables businesses to connect people and processes; and Rational software that supports software development. This segment also provides Watson software to interact in natural language, process big data, and learn from interactions with people and computers; Watson Health that offers data analytics and insights of individual health; and Watson Internet of Things that allows direct sensing and communication of data. Its Systems Hardware segment offers infrastructure technologies, such as servers for businesses, organizations, and technical computing applications; and data storage products and solutions. The company’s Global Financing segment provides lease and loan financing; commercial financing to suppliers, distributors, and remarketers; and remanufacturing and remarketing services. The company was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. and changed its name to International Business Machines Corporation in 1924. The company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Armonk, New York.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) dropped $-0.19 to close the day at a new closing price of $59.85, a -0.32% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 87.5% above its 52 week low of $32.14. A total of 3.24M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.7M. The stock, which fluctuated between $59.34 and $60.1 during the day, currently situated -0.76% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 10.1% in the past one month and up by 14.83% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $59.9 and RSI of 67.09, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. operates as the holding company for SunTrust Bank that provides various financial services for consumers, businesses, corporations, and institutions in the United States. It operates through three segments: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking, and Mortgage Banking. The Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management segment offers deposits, home equity lines and loans, credit lines, indirect auto loans, student loans, bank cards, and other lending products, as well as various services. This segment also provides wealth management products and professional services, including brokerage, professional investment management, and trust services; and family office solutions. The Wholesale Banking segment offers corporate and investment banking solutions, such as advisory, capital raising, and financial risk management, as well as lease financing solutions; cash management services, auto dealer financing, and corporate insurance premium financing solutions; and construction, mini-perm, and permanent real estate financing, as well as tailored financing and equity investment solutions. This segment also provides treasury and payment solutions, including operating various electronic and paper payment types, such as card, wire transfer, automated clearing house, check, and cash; and offers clients to manage their accounts online. The Mortgage Banking segment provides residential mortgage products in the secondary market. The company offers its products and services through a network of traditional and in-store branches, automated teller machines, Internet, mobile, and telephone banking channels. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 1,401 full-service banking offices located in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

First Data Corporation (FDC) had a light trading with around 3.22M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.89M. The stock traded between $16.08 and $16.3 before closing at the price of $16.18 with -0.12% change on the day. The Atlanta Georgia 30342 based company is currently trading 68.28% above its 52 week low of $9.9 and -2.71% below its 52 week high of $16.63. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 63.29 and $17.25 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

First Data Corporation provides electronic commerce solutions for merchants, financial institutions, and card issuers worldwide. It operates through three segments: Global Business Solutions, Global Financial Solutions, and Network & Security Solutions. The Global Business Solutions segment offers retail point-of-sale merchant acquiring and e-commerce services; and next-generation offerings, such as mobile payment services and webstore-in-a-box solutions, as well as its cloud-based Clover point-of-sale operating system, which includes a marketplace for proprietary and third-party business applications. The Global Financial Solutions segment provides credit solutions for bank and non-bank issuers, including credit and retail private-label card processing solutions; and licensed financial software systems, such as VisionPLUS bank processing application and lending solutions. This segment also offers a suite of related services, including card personalization and embossing, statement printing, client service, and remittance processing services to financial institutions. The Network & Security Solutions segment provides various value-added solutions, which include electronic funds transfer network solutions, such as debit card processing solutions; stored value network solutions; and security and fraud management solutions. This segment also supports its online and mobile banking digital strategies, and its business supporting mobile wallets. First Data Corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY), UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH), Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL)

Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY) saw its value decrease by -1.2% as the stock dropped $-0.55 to finish the day at a closing price of $45.37. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $28.76-$49.4 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $45.14 to $46.22 during the day, are up by 14.45% in the past three months and up by 38.09% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.38% above its 20 day moving average and 0.72% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $45.45 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 53.56.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Best Buy Co., Inc. operates as a retailer of technology products, services, and solutions in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company operates through two reportable segments, Domestic and International. Its stores provide consumer electronics, such as home theater, home automation, digital imaging, health and fitness, and portable audio products; computing and mobile phones, including computing and peripherals, networking, tablets, smart watches, and e-readers, as well as mobile phones comprising related mobile network carrier commissions; and entertainment products, such as gaming hardware and software, movie, music, technology toy, and other software products. The company’s stores also offer appliances, which include refrigeration and laundry appliances, dishwashers, ovens, coffee makers, blenders, etc.; and other products comprising snacks, beverages, and other sundry items. In addition, it provides services, such as consultation, design, delivery, installation, set-up, protection plan, repair, technical support, and educational services. The company offers its products through stores and Websites under the Best Buy, bestbuy.com, Best Buy Mobile, Best Buy Direct, Best Buy Express, Geek Squad, Magnolia Home Theater, Pacific Kitchen and Home, bestbuy.com.ca, bestbuy.com.mx, and Geek Squad brand names, as well as through call centers. As of January 30, 2016, it had approximately 1,200 large-format and 400 small-format stores. The company was formerly known as Sound of Music, Inc. Best Buy Co., Inc. was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) shares were down in last trading by -0.39% to $163.65. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2% over the past week and grew 3.75% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.6% above its 50 day moving average and 13.27% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.75% decrease in value from its one year high of $164.97. The RSI indicator value of 58.2, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being company in the United States. The company’s UnitedHealthcare segment offers consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services for national employers, public sector employers, mid-sized employers, small businesses, individuals, and military service members; and health care coverage, and health and well-being services to individuals aged 50 and older addressing their needs for preventive and acute health care services. It also provides services dealing with chronic disease and other specialized issues for older individuals; Medicaid plans, Children’s Health Insurance Program, and health care programs; and health services, including commercial health and dental benefits. This segment serves through a network of 1 million physicians and other health care professionals, as well as approximately 6,000 hospitals and other facilities. Its OptumHealth segment offers health management services, including care delivery and management, wellness and consumer engagement, distribution, and health financial services. This segment serves individuals through programs offered by employers, payers, government entities, and directly with the care delivery systems. The company’s OptumInsight segment provides software and information products, and business process outsourcing and support services to hospital systems, physicians, health plans, governments, life sciences companies, and other organizations. Its OptumRx segment offers pharmacy care services and programs, including retail network contracting, home delivery and specialty pharmacy, and purchasing and clinical, as well as develops programs in areas, such as step therapy, formulary management, drug adherence, and disease/drug therapy management. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated was founded in 1974 and is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) traded within a range of $37.03 to $37.97 after opening the day at $37.77. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 7.5% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.66% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $37.24 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -17.21% below its 52 week high of $44.73 and 12.78% above its 12-month low of $33.18. The shares are up by over 4.85% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 61.53 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Hormel Foods Corporation produces and markets various meat and food products worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Grocery Products, Refrigerated Foods, Jennie-O Turkey Store, Specialty Foods, and International & Other. It provides various perishable meat products, including fresh meats, frozen items, refrigerated meal solutions, sausages, hams, guacamole, and bacon; and shelf-stable products comprising canned luncheon meats, shelf-stable microwaveable meals, stews, chilies, hash, flour and corn tortillas, salsas, tortilla chips, peanut butter, and other products. The company also offers poultry products, such as turkey products; and nutritional food products and supplements, sugar and sugar substitutes, dessert and drink mixes, and industrial gelatin products. It sells its products through sales personnel, as well as through independent brokers and distributors. The company was formerly known as Geo. A. Hormel & Company and changed its name to Hormel Foods Corporation in January 1995. Hormel Foods Corporation was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Austin, Minnesota.

 

3 Trending Stocks: EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-B), Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.58% or $-0.58 to close the day at $100.17 on light trading volume of 3.15M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.51M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 45.3%, compared to the industry which has advanced 46% over the same period. With RSI of 44.27, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $112.56, making it a hold for now.

EOG Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. The company’s principal producing areas are located in New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming in the United States; and Canada, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, and the People’s Republic of China. As of December 31, 2015, it had total estimated net proved reserves of 2,118 million barrels of oil equivalent, including 1,098 million barrels (MMBbl) crude oil and condensate reserves; 383 MMBbl of natural gas liquid reserves; and 3,825 billion cubic feet of natural gas reserves. EOG Resources, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-B) climbed 0.27% during last trading as the stock added $0.46 to finish the day at $167.74 with about 3.15M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.48M. The $413.81B market cap company, which fluctuated between $166.1 and $167.8 during the day, currently situated 30.98% above its 52 week low of $128.88 and 0.24% away from its one year high of $167.8. The RSI of 67.06 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. operates as a holding company. It provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, as well as life, accident, and health reinsurance; and operates railroad systems in North America. The company also generates, transmits, and distributes electricity from solar, wind, nuclear, geothermal, and hydro sources; operates natural gas distribution and storage facilities, interstate pipelines, and compressor and meter stations; and holds interest in coal mining assets. In addition, it offers real estate brokerage services; invests in fixed-income and equity instruments; and engages in manufactured housing and finance business, leasing of transportation equipment, and furniture leasing activities. Further, the company manufactures boxed chocolates and other confectionery products; specialty chemicals, metal cutting tools, and other products; flooring, insulation, roofing and engineered, building and engineered components, paint and coating, and bricks and masonry products; recreational vehicles, apparel products, jewelry, and custom picture framing products; and alkaline batteries. Additionally, it manufactures structural investment castings and forged components, machined airframe components and engineered critical fasteners; airfoil castings; titanium and nickel superalloy melted and mill products; and seamless pipes, fittings, and forgings. The company distributes newspapers, televisions, and information; franchises and services quick service restaurants; distributes electronic components; and offers steel and logistics services, professional aviation training programs, and fractional aircraft ownership programs. In addition, it retails automobiles; furniture, bedding, and accessories; household appliances, electronics, and computers; jewelry, watches, crystal, china, stemware, flatware, gifts, and collectibles; kitchen tools; and motorcycle apparel and equipment. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) saw its value decrease by -0.33% as the stock dropped $-0.23 to finish the day at a closing price of $69.23. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $64.46-$80.02 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $68.48 to $69.78 during the day, are down by -10.25% in the past three months and down by -9.66% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.37% above its 20 day moving average and -1.55% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $81.11 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 50.16. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Express Scripts Holding Company operates as a pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company in the United States, Canada, and Europe. It operates in two segments, PBM and Other Business Operations. The PBM segment offers clinical solutions, specialized pharmacy care, home delivery and specialty pharmacy, retail network pharmacy administration, benefit design consultation, drug utilization review, drug formulary management, administration of a group purchasing organization, and consumer health and drug information services. This segment also provides Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance marketplace products; and Express Scripts SafeGuardRxSM, a suite of solutions targeting the medication classes that pose a budgetary threat to its clients. The Other Business Operations segment distributes pharmaceuticals and medical supplies, including injectable and infusible pharmaceuticals and medications to treat specialty and rare/orphan diseases. This segment also provides consulting services, such as design, implementation, and project management for pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturers to collect scientific evidence to guide the use of medicines. The company serves care organizations, health insurers, third-party administrators, employers, union-sponsored benefit plans, workers’ compensation plans, government health programs, providers, clinics, hospitals, and others. As of December 31, 2016, it operated four automated dispensing home delivery pharmacies; one non-automated dispensing home delivery pharmacy; and one non-dispensing home delivery pharmacy, as well as various non-dispensing order processing and patient contact centers, specialty drug pharmacies, and fertility pharmacies. The company was formerly known as Aristotle Holding, Inc. and changed its name to Express Scripts Holding Company in April 2012. Express Scripts Holding Company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Saint Louis, Missouri.