Three Movers to Watch for: GGP Inc. (GGP), American Express Company (AXP), Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM)

GGP Inc. (GGP) retreated with the stock falling -0.04% or $-0.01 to close at $25 on light trading volume of 4.28M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.2M. The Chicago Illinois 60606 based company operating under the REIT – Retail industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -4.1% down for the period and up by 0.08% so far this year. With price target of $29.97 and a 5.17% rebound from 52-week low, GGP Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

General Growth Properties, Inc is an equity real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It engages in owning, managing, leasing, and redeveloping high-quality regional malls. General Growth Properties, Inc is based in Chicago, Illinois.

American Express Company (AXP) dropped $-0.09 to close the day at a new closing price of $79.51, a -0.11% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 53.7% above its 52 week low of $53.56. A total of 4.27M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.18M. The stock, which fluctuated between $78.92 and $79.6 during the day, currently situated -0.74% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.61% in the past one month and up by 10.18% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $80.56 and RSI of 68.76, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

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

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) shares were down in last trading by -0.83% to $44.1. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.29% over the past week and fell -1.89% in the past month. It is currently trading -1.8% below its 50 day moving average and 2.69% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -7.23% decrease in value from its one year high of $47.88. The RSI indicator value of 46.43, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. Its Agricultural Services segment offers agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley; and resells those commodities as food and feed ingredients, and raw materials for the agricultural processing industry. The segment is also involved in structured trade finance and the processing of wheat into wheat flour. Its Corn Processing segment offers ingredients used in the food and beverage industry, including sweeteners, starch, syrup, glucose, and dextrose; bio products; alcohol, amino acids, and other food and animal feed ingredients; and ethyl alcohol for industrial use as ethanol or as beverage grade. This segment also offers corn gluten feed and meal, and distillers’ grains; vegetable oil and protein meal; formula feeds, and animal health and nutrition products; and citric acids and glycols for food and industrial products, as well as operates a sugarcane ethanol plant. The company’s Oilseeds Processing segment processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. It offers ingredients for the food, feed, energy, and industrial products industries; crude vegetable and salad oils; partially refined oils; oilseed protein meals; peanuts, tree nuts, and peanut-derived ingredients; cottonseed flour for the pharmaceutical industry; cotton cellulose pulp for the chemical, paper, and filter markets; and agricultural commodity raw materials. Its Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment offers natural flavor ingredients, flavor systems, natural colors, proteins, emulsifiers, soluble fiber, polyols, hydrocolloids, natural health and nutrition products, edible beans, and other specialty food and feed ingredients. The company is also involved in futures commission and insurance activities. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

 

Stocks To Track: Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (DPS), Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), Cigna Corporation (CI)

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (DPS) fell -0.45% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.42 to finish the day at $93.07 with about 2.09M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.36M. The $17.03B market cap company, which fluctuated between $90 and $93.72 during the day, currently situated 15.53% above its 52 week low of $81.05 and -4.68% away from its one year high of $98.8. The RSI of 63.49 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. operates as a brand owner, manufacturer, and distributor of non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company operates through three segments: Beverage Concentrates, Packaged Beverages, and Latin America Beverages. It offers flavored carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) and non-carbonated beverages (NCBs), including ready-to-drink teas, juices, juice drinks, water, and mixers, as well as manufactures and sells Mott’s apple sauces. The company sells its flavored CSD products primarily under the Dr Pepper, Canada Dry, 7UP, A&W, Crush, Sunkist soda, Schweppes, Squirt, and RC Cola brands; and NCB products primarily under the Hawaiian Punch, Snapple, Mott’s, and Clamato brands. It serves bottlers, distributors, and retailers. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) gained $0.02 to close the day at a new closing price of $43.73, a 0.05% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 38.36% above its 52 week low of $31.3. A total of 2.73M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.3M. The stock, which fluctuated between $43.27 and $43.87 during the day, currently situated -8.01% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.39% in the past one month and up by 5.55% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $44.15 and RSI of 42.96, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. Its Agricultural Services segment offers agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley; and resells those commodities as food and feed ingredients, and raw materials for the agricultural processing industry. The segment is also involved in structured trade finance and the processing of wheat into wheat flour. Its Corn Processing segment offers ingredients used in the food and beverage industry, including sweeteners, starch, syrup, glucose, and dextrose; bio products; alcohol, amino acids, and other food and animal feed ingredients; and ethyl alcohol for industrial use as ethanol or as beverage grade. This segment also offers corn gluten feed and meal, and distillers’ grains; vegetable oil and protein meal; formula feeds, and animal health and nutrition products; and citric acids and glycols for food and industrial products, as well as operates a sugarcane ethanol plant. The company’s Oilseeds Processing segment processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. It offers ingredients for the food, feed, energy, and industrial products industries; crude vegetable and salad oils; partially refined oils; oilseed protein meals; peanuts, tree nuts, and peanut-derived ingredients; cottonseed flour for the pharmaceutical industry; cotton cellulose pulp for the chemical, paper, and filter markets; and agricultural commodity raw materials. Its Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment offers natural flavor ingredients, flavor systems, natural colors, proteins, emulsifiers, soluble fiber, polyols, hydrocolloids, natural health and nutrition products, edible beans, and other specialty food and feed ingredients. The company is also involved in futures commission and insurance activities. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Cigna Corporation (CI) had a active trading with around 1.94M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.24M. The stock traded between $144.5 and $148.08 before closing at the price of $146.68 with 0.57% change on the day. The Bloomfield Connecticut 06002 based company is currently trading 27.51% above its 52 week low of $115.03 and -2.66% below its 52 week high of $150.69. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 56.23 and $164.54 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Cigna Corporation, a health services organization, provides insurance and related products and services in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Global Health Care, Global Supplemental Benefits, and Group Disability and Life. The Global Health Care segment offers medical, dental, behavioral health, vision, and prescription drug benefit plans, as well as health advocacy programs, and other products and services to insured and self-insured customers. This segment also provides Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plans to seniors, and Medicaid plans. The Global Supplemental Benefits segment offers supplemental health, life, and accident insurance products. The Group Disability and Life segment provides group long-term and short-term disability, group life, accident, and specialty insurance products and related services. The company also offers corporate-owned life insurance products that are permanent insurance contracts sold to corporations to provide life coverage; and operates the run-off settlement annuity business. The company distributes its products and services through insurance brokers and insurance consultants, or directly to employers, unions and other groups, or individuals, as well as through direct response television and the Internet. Cigna Corporation was founded in 1792 and is headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut.

 

Stocks Roundup: Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR), Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) grew with the stock adding 0.67% or $0.29 to close at $43.83 on light trading volume of 2.36M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.39M. The Chicago Illinois 60601 based company operating under the Farm Products industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 41.66% up for the period and down by -3.99% so far this year. With price target of $44.15 and a 43.15% rebound from 52-week low, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. Its Agricultural Services segment offers agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley; and resells those commodities as food and feed ingredients, and raw materials for the agricultural processing industry. The segment is also involved in structured trade finance and the processing of wheat into wheat flour. Its Corn Processing segment offers ingredients used in the food and beverage industry, including sweeteners, starch, syrup, glucose, and dextrose; bio products; alcohol, amino acids, and other food and animal feed ingredients; and ethyl alcohol for industrial use as ethanol or as beverage grade. This segment also offers corn gluten feed and meal, and distillers’ grains; vegetable oil and protein meal; formula feeds, and animal health and nutrition products; and citric acids and glycols for food and industrial products, as well as operates a sugarcane ethanol plant. The company’s Oilseeds Processing segment processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. It offers ingredients for the food, feed, energy, and industrial products industries; crude vegetable and salad oils; partially refined oils; oilseed protein meals; peanuts, tree nuts, and peanut-derived ingredients; cottonseed flour for the pharmaceutical industry; cotton cellulose pulp for the chemical, paper, and filter markets; and agricultural commodity raw materials. Its Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment offers natural flavor ingredients, flavor systems, natural colors, proteins, emulsifiers, soluble fiber, polyols, hydrocolloids, natural health and nutrition products, edible beans, and other specialty food and feed ingredients. The company is also involved in futures commission and insurance activities. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) had a light trading with around 2.32M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.96M. The stock traded between $27.38 and $27.73 before closing at the price of $27.64 with 0.88% change on the day. The Sunnyvale California 94089 based company is currently trading 31.56% above its 52 week low of $21.18 and -5.37% below its 52 week high of $29.21. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $28.43 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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.

Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) saw its value increase by 0.02% as the stock gained $0.02 to finish the day at a closing price of $98.9. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $69.85-$109.5 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $98.52 to $100.2 during the day, are up by 13.26% in the past three months and down by -3.09% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.21% above its 20 day moving average and 5.29% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $106.06 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 59.75.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Wynn Resorts, Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates destination casino resorts. It operates in two segments, Macau Operations and Las Vegas Operations. The company operates Wynn Macau and Encore at Wynn Macau resort located in the People’s Republic of China. As of February 12, 2016, its Macau resorts feature had approximately 284,000 square feet of casino space, which offered 24-hour gaming and a range of games with 458 table games and 708 slot machines, private gaming salons, sky casinos, and a poker; 2 luxury hotel towers with a total of 1,008 guest rooms and suites; casual and fine dining in 8 restaurants; approximately 57,000 square feet of retail shopping, including stores and boutiques; approximately 31,000 square feet of space for lounges and meeting facilities; recreation and leisure facilities, including 2 health clubs, spas, a salon, and a pool; and the Rotunda show. The company also owned and operated Wynn Las Vegas and Encore at Wynn Las Vegas resort with a total of 4,748 hotel rooms, suites, and villas; 232 table games; 1,866 slot machines; a race and sports book and poker room in approximately 186,000 square feet of casino gaming space, including a sky casino and private gaming salons; 34 food and beverage outlets; 2 spas and salons; lounges; and approximately 99,000 square feet of retail shopping space. Its Las Vegas resorts also offer 3 nightclubs and a beach club; wedding chapels; an 18-hole golf course; approximately 290,000 square feet of meeting and convention space; a theater; and 2 showrooms, as well as a water-based theatrical production and entertainment production. Wynn Resorts, Limited was founded in 2002 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), FirstEnergy Corp. (FE), Synchrony Financial (SYF)

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -2.53% or $-1.13 to close the day at $43.46 on active trading volume of 4.31M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.41M. The Chicago Illinois 60601 based company has been outperforming the farm products group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 33.51%, compared to the industry which has advanced 31.11% over the same period. With RSI of 39.01, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $45, making it a hold for now.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. Its Agricultural Services segment offers agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley; and resells those commodities as food and feed ingredients, and raw materials for the agricultural processing industry. The segment is also involved in structured trade finance and the processing of wheat into wheat flour. Its Corn Processing segment offers ingredients used in the food and beverage industry, including sweeteners, starch, syrup, glucose, and dextrose; bio products; alcohol, amino acids, and other food and animal feed ingredients; and ethyl alcohol for industrial use as ethanol or as beverage grade. This segment also offers corn gluten feed and meal, and distillers’ grains; vegetable oil and protein meal; formula feeds, and animal health and nutrition products; and citric acids and glycols for food and industrial products, as well as operates a sugarcane ethanol plant. The company’s Oilseeds Processing segment processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. It offers ingredients for the food, feed, energy, and industrial products industries; crude vegetable and salad oils; partially refined oils; oilseed protein meals; peanuts, tree nuts, and peanut-derived ingredients; cottonseed flour for the pharmaceutical industry; cotton cellulose pulp for the chemical, paper, and filter markets; and agricultural commodity raw materials. Its Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment offers natural flavor ingredients, flavor systems, natural colors, proteins, emulsifiers, soluble fiber, polyols, hydrocolloids, natural health and nutrition products, edible beans, and other specialty food and feed ingredients. The company is also involved in futures commission and insurance activities. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) climbed 0.17% during last trading as the stock added $0.05 to finish the day at $30.04 with about 4.24M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.45M. The $12.83B market cap company, which fluctuated between $29.83 and $30.07 during the day, currently situated 3.67% above its 52 week low of $29.33 and -15.1% away from its one year high of $36.6. The RSI of 52.07 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

FirstEnergy Corp., through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in the United States. The company operates through Regulated Distribution, Regulated Transmission, and Competitive Energy Services segments. It owns and operates coal-fired, nuclear, hydroelectric, oil and natural gas, wind, and solar power generating facilities. The company also provides energy-related products and services to retail and wholesale customers. It operates 24,211 pole miles of overhead and underground transmission lines; and electric distribution systems, including 268,682 miles of overhead pole line and underground conduit carrying primary, secondary, and street lighting circuits; as well as owns substations with a total installed transformer capacity of approximately 154,612,802 kilovolt-amperes. The company serves approximately six million customers within 65,000 square miles in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York. FirstEnergy Corp. was founded in 1996 and is based in Akron, Ohio.

Synchrony Financial (SYF) saw its value decrease by -0.78% as the stock dropped $-0.28 to finish the day at a closing price of $35.77. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $23.25-$38.06 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $35.38 to $35.88 during the day, are up by 23.32% in the past three months and up by 29.96% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.73% below its 20 day moving average and -0.74% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $42.82 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 46.42. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Synchrony Financial operates as a consumer financial services company in the United States. The company offers private label credit cards, dual cards, and small and medium-sized business credit products; and promotional financing for consumer purchases, such as private label credit cards and installment loans. It also provides promotional financing to consumers for elective healthcare procedures or services, such as dental, veterinary, cosmetic, vision, and audiology; debt cancellation products; and deposit products, including certificates of deposit, individual retirement, money market, and savings accounts, as well as accepts deposits through third-party securities brokerage firms. The company offers its credit products through programs established with a group of national and regional retailers, local merchants, manufacturers, buying groups, industry associations, and healthcare service providers; and deposit products through multiple channels, including online, print, and radio advertising. Synchrony Financial was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. Synchrony Financial operates independently of GE Consumer Finance, Inc. as of November 17, 2015.

 

Stocks in Review: Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR), AMETEK, Inc. (AME)

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) traded within a range of $43.8 to $44.35 after opening the day at $44.09. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -3.57% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.07% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $44.02 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -7.4% below its 52 week high of $47.88 and 43.77% above its 12-month low of $31.3. The shares are down by over -6.52% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 44.37 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. Its Agricultural Services segment offers agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley; and resells those commodities as food and feed ingredients, and raw materials for the agricultural processing industry. The segment is also involved in structured trade finance and the processing of wheat into wheat flour. Its Corn Processing segment offers ingredients used in the food and beverage industry, including sweeteners, starch, syrup, glucose, and dextrose; bio products; alcohol, amino acids, and other food and animal feed ingredients; and ethyl alcohol for industrial use as ethanol or as beverage grade. This segment also offers corn gluten feed and meal, and distillers’ grains; vegetable oil and protein meal; formula feeds, and animal health and nutrition products; and citric acids and glycols for food and industrial products, as well as operates a sugarcane ethanol plant. The company’s Oilseeds Processing segment processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. It offers ingredients for the food, feed, energy, and industrial products industries; crude vegetable and salad oils; partially refined oils; oilseed protein meals; peanuts, tree nuts, and peanut-derived ingredients; cottonseed flour for the pharmaceutical industry; cotton cellulose pulp for the chemical, paper, and filter markets; and agricultural commodity raw materials. Its Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment offers natural flavor ingredients, flavor systems, natural colors, proteins, emulsifiers, soluble fiber, polyols, hydrocolloids, natural health and nutrition products, edible beans, and other specialty food and feed ingredients. The company is also involved in futures commission and insurance activities. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.26% or $-0.07 to close the day at $27.28 on light trading volume of 3.86M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.01M. The Sunnyvale California 94089 based company has been outperforming the networking & communication devices group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 21.11%, compared to the industry which has advanced 37.98% over the same period. With RSI of 47.83, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $28.25, making it 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.

AMETEK, Inc. (AME) gained $0.15 to close the day at a new closing price of $51.66, a 0.29% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 21.56% above its 52 week low of $43.28. A total of 3.85M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.11M. The stock, which fluctuated between $51.19 and $51.99 during the day, currently situated -2.21% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 5.04% in the past one month and up by 16.94% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $0 and RSI of 60.06, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

AMETEK, Inc. manufactures and sells electronic instruments and electromechanical devices worldwide. The company’s Electronic Instruments Group segment provides advanced instruments for the process, aerospace, power, and industrial markets; process and analytical instruments for the oil, gas, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, and factory automation markets; instruments for the laboratory equipment, ultra precision manufacturing, medical, and test and measurement markets; and vision systems for surface inspection. This segment also offers aircraft and engine sensors, monitoring systems, power instruments, data acquisition units, and fuel and fluid measurement systems for the aerospace industry; power quality monitoring and metering devices, industrial battery chargers, uninterruptible power supplies, programmable power and electrical test equipment, and gas turbine sensors; and dashboard instruments for heavy trucks and other vehicles, as well as timing controls and cooking computers for the food service industry. Its Electromechanical Group segment provides electrical interconnects, specialty metals, thermal management systems, and floor care and specialty motors; precision motion control products for data storage, medical devices, business equipment, factory automation, and other applications; engineered electrical connectors and packaging products to protect sensitive electronic devices; and metal tubing products. This segment also offers high-purity metals, metal strips, shaped wires, and advanced composites for various industrial applications; and motors used in commercial appliances, fitness equipment, food and beverage machines, hydraulic pumps, industrial blowers, and vacuum cleaners, as well as operates a network of aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul facilities. The company sells its products through direct sales force, sales representatives, and distributors. AMETEK, Inc. was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Berwyn, Pennsylvania.

 

3 Trending Stocks: American Express Company (AXP), Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), CMS Energy Corporation (CMS)

American Express Company (AXP) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.33% or $-0.25 to close the day at $76.51 on light trading volume of 3.65M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.51M. The New York New York 10285 based company has been outperforming the credit services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 44.13%, compared to the industry which has advanced 22.3% over the same period. With RSI of 55.41, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $80.16, making it a hold for now.

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

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) climbed 0.5% during last trading as the stock added $0.22 to finish the day at $43.99 with about 3.62M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.39M. The $25.31B market cap company, which fluctuated between $43.49 and $44.13 during the day, currently situated 43.68% above its 52 week low of $31.3 and -7.46% away from its one year high of $47.88. The RSI of 44.78 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. Its Agricultural Services segment offers agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley; and resells those commodities as food and feed ingredients, and raw materials for the agricultural processing industry. The segment is also involved in structured trade finance and the processing of wheat into wheat flour. Its Corn Processing segment offers ingredients used in the food and beverage industry, including sweeteners, starch, syrup, glucose, and dextrose; bio products; alcohol, amino acids, and other food and animal feed ingredients; and ethyl alcohol for industrial use as ethanol or as beverage grade. This segment also offers corn gluten feed and meal, and distillers’ grains; vegetable oil and protein meal; formula feeds, and animal health and nutrition products; and citric acids and glycols for food and industrial products, as well as operates a sugarcane ethanol plant. The company’s Oilseeds Processing segment processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. It offers ingredients for the food, feed, energy, and industrial products industries; crude vegetable and salad oils; partially refined oils; oilseed protein meals; peanuts, tree nuts, and peanut-derived ingredients; cottonseed flour for the pharmaceutical industry; cotton cellulose pulp for the chemical, paper, and filter markets; and agricultural commodity raw materials. Its Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment offers natural flavor ingredients, flavor systems, natural colors, proteins, emulsifiers, soluble fiber, polyols, hydrocolloids, natural health and nutrition products, edible beans, and other specialty food and feed ingredients. The company is also involved in futures commission and insurance activities. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) saw its value increase by 1.52% as the stock gained $0.64 to finish the day at a closing price of $42.76. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $38.32-$46.25 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $41.78 to $43.62 during the day, are up by 4.55% in the past three months and down by -1.61% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.55% above its 20 day moving average and 4.13% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $44.31 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 68.94. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan. It operates through three segments: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. The Electric Utility segment engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity to residential, commercial, and diversified industrial customers in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. It operates a network of coal, gas, hydroelectric, oil, and wind generation plants. This segment’s distribution system includes 434 miles of high-voltage distribution radial lines; 4,251 miles of high-voltage distribution overhead lines; 18 miles of high-voltage distribution underground lines; 56,023 miles of electric distribution overhead lines; 10,383 miles of underground distribution lines; and substations with an aggregate transformer capacity of 24 million thousand volt-amperes. The Gas Utility segment is involved in the purchase, transmission, storage, distribution, and sale of natural gas. This segment’s gas transmission, storage, and distribution system comprises 1,686 miles of transmission lines; 15 gas storage fields with a total storage capacity of 309 billion cubic feet and a working gas volume of 151 billion cubic feet; 27,537 miles of distribution mains; and 7 compressor stations with a total of 157,939 installed and available horsepower. The Enterprises segment engages in the independent power production and marketing activities. As of December 31, 2015, this segment had ownership interests in independent power plants fueled by natural gas and biomass totaling 1,177 megawatts. The company also provides unsecured consumer installment loans for financing home improvements. CMS Energy Corporation was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Jackson, Michigan.

 

Stocks Under Review: MetLife, Inc. (MET), Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), CVS Health Corporation (CVS)

MetLife, Inc. (MET) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.89% or $-0.49 to close the day at $54.41 on light trading volume of 5.14M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.36M. The New York New York 10166 based company has been outperforming the life insurance group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 27.36%, compared to the industry which has advanced 28.8% over the same period. With RSI of 48.18, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $60.36, making it a hold for now.

MetLife, Inc. provides life insurance, annuities, employee benefits, and asset management products in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. It operates in six segments: Retail; Group, Voluntary & Worksite Benefits; Corporate Benefit Funding; Latin America; Asia; and Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The company provides variable, universal, term, and whole life products; individual disability income products; personal lines property and casualty insurance, including private passenger automobile, homeowners, and personal excess liability insurance; and variable and fixed annuities for asset accumulation and distribution needs, as well as mutual funds and other securities products. It also offers group insurance products, such as variable, universal, and term life products; dental, group short- and long-term disability, and accidental death and dismemberment coverages; and voluntary and worksite products consisting of personal lines property and casualty insurance, as well as LTC, prepaid legal plans, and critical illness products. In addition, the company provides annuity and investment products comprising guaranteed interest products and other stable value products, income annuities, and separate account contracts for the investment management of defined benefit and defined contribution plan assets; and structured settlements and products to fund postretirement benefits and company-, bank- or trust-owned life insurance, as well as health insurance, group medical, credit insurance, endowment, retirement, and savings products. It serves individuals and corporations, as well as other institutions and their employees. The company sells its products through sales forces, third-party organizations, independent agents, and property and casualty specialists, as well as through career agency, bancassurance, direct marketing, brokerage, and e-commerce channels. MetLife, Inc. was founded in 1863 and is based in New York, New York.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) grew with the stock adding 0.29% or $0.13 to close at $44.26 on active trading volume of 5.04M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.49M. The Chicago Illinois 60601 based company operating under the Farm Products industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 28.76% up for the period and down by -3.04% so far this year. With price target of $45.08 and a 44.56% rebound from 52-week low, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. Its Agricultural Services segment offers agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley; and resells those commodities as food and feed ingredients, and raw materials for the agricultural processing industry. The segment is also involved in structured trade finance and the processing of wheat into wheat flour. Its Corn Processing segment offers ingredients used in the food and beverage industry, including sweeteners, starch, syrup, glucose, and dextrose; bio products; alcohol, amino acids, and other food and animal feed ingredients; and ethyl alcohol for industrial use as ethanol or as beverage grade. This segment also offers corn gluten feed and meal, and distillers’ grains; vegetable oil and protein meal; formula feeds, and animal health and nutrition products; and citric acids and glycols for food and industrial products, as well as operates a sugarcane ethanol plant. The company’s Oilseeds Processing segment processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. It offers ingredients for the food, feed, energy, and industrial products industries; crude vegetable and salad oils; partially refined oils; oilseed protein meals; peanuts, tree nuts, and peanut-derived ingredients; cottonseed flour for the pharmaceutical industry; cotton cellulose pulp for the chemical, paper, and filter markets; and agricultural commodity raw materials. Its Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment offers natural flavor ingredients, flavor systems, natural colors, proteins, emulsifiers, soluble fiber, polyols, hydrocolloids, natural health and nutrition products, edible beans, and other specialty food and feed ingredients. The company is also involved in futures commission and insurance activities. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

CVS Health Corporation (CVS) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.17% or $0.13 to close the day at $78.81 on lower than average trading volume of 6.42M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.67M. The Woonsocket Rhode Island 02895 based company has been outperforming the health care plans companies by -4.9998% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 0.48% YTD, versus the health care plans industry which is up 1.69% for the same period. The RSI of 44.68 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 and specialty pharmacy 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, managed Medicaid plans and 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 Advanced Care Scripts names. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 24 retail specialty pharmacy stores, 11 specialty mail order pharmacies and 5 mail order dispensing pharmacies, and 83 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 provides photo finishing services. It operates 9,655 retail stores in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Brazil primarily under the CVS Pharmacy, CVS, Longs Drugs, Navarro Discount Pharmacy, and Drogaria Onofre names; online retail pharmacy Websites; and 32 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.

 

Stocks Under Review: Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), International Paper Company (IP), The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG)

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.07% or $-0.03 to close the day at $44.52 on light trading volume of 2.05M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.49M. The Chicago Illinois 60601 based company has been outperforming the farm products group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 32.36%, compared to the industry which has advanced 28.03% over the same period. With RSI of 49.02, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $45.08, making it a hold for now.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. Its Agricultural Services segment offers agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley; and resells those commodities as food and feed ingredients, and raw materials for the agricultural processing industry. The segment is also involved in structured trade finance and the processing of wheat into wheat flour. Its Corn Processing segment offers ingredients used in the food and beverage industry, including sweeteners, starch, syrup, glucose, and dextrose; bio products; alcohol, amino acids, and other food and animal feed ingredients; and ethyl alcohol for industrial use as ethanol or as beverage grade. This segment also offers corn gluten feed and meal, and distillers’ grains; vegetable oil and protein meal; formula feeds, and animal health and nutrition products; and citric acids and glycols for food and industrial products, as well as operates a sugarcane ethanol plant. The company’s Oilseeds Processing segment processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. It offers ingredients for the food, feed, energy, and industrial products industries; crude vegetable and salad oils; partially refined oils; oilseed protein meals; peanuts, tree nuts, and peanut-derived ingredients; cottonseed flour for the pharmaceutical industry; cotton cellulose pulp for the chemical, paper, and filter markets; and agricultural commodity raw materials. Its Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment offers natural flavor ingredients, flavor systems, natural colors, proteins, emulsifiers, soluble fiber, polyols, hydrocolloids, natural health and nutrition products, edible beans, and other specialty food and feed ingredients. The company is also involved in futures commission and insurance activities. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

International Paper Company (IP) retreated with the stock falling -0.3% or $-0.17 to close at $57.34 on light trading volume of 2.04M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.68M. The Memphis Tennessee 38197 based company operating under the Packaging & Containers industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 83.35% up for the period and up by 8.07% so far this year. With price target of $55.27 and a 84.02% rebound from 52-week low, International Paper Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company operates through three segments: Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, and Consumer Packaging. The Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Printing Papers segment produces printing and writing papers, such as uncoated papers for end use applications, including brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, books, annual reports, and direct mail, as well as envelopes, tablets, business forms, and file folders. This segment sells uncoated papers under the Hammermill, Springhill, Williamsburg, Postmark, Accent, Great White, Chamex, Ballet, Rey, Pol, and Svetocopy brand names. It also produces pulp for manufacturing printing, writing, and specialty papers, as well as towels and tissues, filtration products, diapers, and sanitary napkins. The Consumer Packaging segment offers coated paperboards for various packaging and foodservice end uses, such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and tobacco products under the Everest, Fortress, and Starcote brand names. This segment also produces cups, lids, food containers, and plates. The company sells its packaging products, paper products, and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. International Paper Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.74% or $0.36 to close the day at $48.93 on lower than average trading volume of 2.02M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.55M. The Hartford Connecticut 06155 based company has been outperforming the property & casualty insurance companies by 13.0798% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 2.69% YTD, versus the property & casualty insurance industry which is up 0.85% for the same period. The RSI of 58.39 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and financial services to individual and business customers in the United States. It operates through six segments: Commercial Lines, Personal Lines, Property & Casualty Other Operations, Group Benefits, Mutual Funds, and Talcott Resolution. The Commercial Lines segment offers workers’ compensation, property, automobile, liability, umbrella, marine, and livestock insurance, as well as customized insurance products and services, including general liability, professional liability, bond, and specialty casualty coverages. The Personal Lines segment provides automobile, homeowners, and personal umbrella coverages to individuals. The Property & Casualty Other Operations segment manages property and casualty insurance. The Group Benefits segment offers group life, accident and disability coverage, and group retiree health to employer groups, associations, and affinity groups; and disability underwriting, administration, claims processing, and reinsurance to other insurers and self-funded employer plans. The Mutual Funds segment provides investment products for retail and retirement accounts; and investment-management and administrative services, such as product design, implementation, and oversight, as well as the runoff of the mutual funds supporting the company’s variable annuity products. The Talcott Resolution segment engages in the U.S. annuity, institutional, and private-placement life insurance businesses. It has a research partnership with UCLA Anderson Forecast to understand the critical economic issue and other trends affecting small business. The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. was founded in 1810 and is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut.

 

Stocks To Track: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL), Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) climbed 1.91% during last trading as the stock added $1.64 to finish the day at $87.67 with about 3.4M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.93M. The $18.71B market cap company, which fluctuated between $86.48 and $88.23 during the day, currently situated 39.64% above its 52 week low of $64.21 and 1.03% away from its one year high of $88.23. The RSI of 64.01 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. operates as a cruise company. The company operates cruises under the Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises, CDF Croisières de France, and TUI Cruises brand names. The Royal Caribbean International brand provides cruise itineraries ranging from 2 to 24 nights with options for onboard dining, entertainment, and other onboard activities to various destinations. The Celebrity Cruises brand offers cruise itineraries ranging from 2 to 18 nights to various destinations; and operates onboard upscale ships that offer accommodations, fine dining, personalized services, and spa facilities. The Azamara Club Cruises brand offers cruise itineraries ranging from 3 to 20 nights that serve the up-market segment of the North American, the United Kingdom, and Australian markets. The Pullmantur brand provides cruise itineraries ranging from 2 to 15 nights with food and entertainment options for families and couples. The CDF Croisières de France brand offers seasonal itineraries to the Mediterranean, Europe, and Caribbean markets. The TUI Cruises brand provides onboard activities, services, shore excursions, and menu offerings for the German cruise market. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 44 ships with itineraries ranging from 2 to 24 nights on approximately 490 destinations worldwide. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) gained $0.54 to close the day at a new closing price of $45.2, a 1.21% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 47.63% above its 52 week low of $31.3. A total of 3.37M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.5M. The stock, which fluctuated between $44.87 and $45.45 during the day, currently situated -4.91% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.04% in the past one month and up by 7.1% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $45.08 and RSI of 55.05, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. Its Agricultural Services segment offers agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley; and resells those commodities as food and feed ingredients, and raw materials for the agricultural processing industry. The segment is also involved in structured trade finance and the processing of wheat into wheat flour. Its Corn Processing segment offers ingredients used in the food and beverage industry, including sweeteners, starch, syrup, glucose, and dextrose; bio products; alcohol, amino acids, and other food and animal feed ingredients; and ethyl alcohol for industrial use as ethanol or as beverage grade. This segment also offers corn gluten feed and meal, and distillers’ grains; vegetable oil and protein meal; formula feeds, and animal health and nutrition products; and citric acids and glycols for food and industrial products, as well as operates a sugarcane ethanol plant. The company’s Oilseeds Processing segment processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. It offers ingredients for the food, feed, energy, and industrial products industries; crude vegetable and salad oils; partially refined oils; oilseed protein meals; peanuts, tree nuts, and peanut-derived ingredients; cottonseed flour for the pharmaceutical industry; cotton cellulose pulp for the chemical, paper, and filter markets; and agricultural commodity raw materials. Its Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment offers natural flavor ingredients, flavor systems, natural colors, proteins, emulsifiers, soluble fiber, polyols, hydrocolloids, natural health and nutrition products, edible beans, and other specialty food and feed ingredients. The company is also involved in futures commission and insurance activities. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) had a light trading with around 3.36M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.01M. The stock traded between $46.14 and $47.03 before closing at the price of $46.46 with -0.28% change on the day. The Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73102 based company is currently trading 161.02% above its 52 week low of $18.07 and -8.23% below its 52 week high of $50.69. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 50.16 and $52.71 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, primarily engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States and Canada. It operates approximately 19,000 wells. The company also offers midstream energy services, including gathering, transmission, processing, fractionation, and marketing to producers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, and condensate through its natural gas pipelines, plants, and treatment facilities. Devon Energy Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

 

Stocks in Review: LifeLock, Inc. (LOCK), Humana Inc. (HUM), Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM)

LifeLock, Inc. (LOCK) traded within a range of $23.9 to $23.95 after opening the day at $23.95. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -0.08% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.17% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $23.9 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -0.38% below its 52 week high of $23.99 and 161.49% above its 12-month low of $9.14. The shares are up by over 38.15% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 47.31 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

LifeLock, Inc. provides identity theft protection services for consumers; and consumer risk management services for enterprises in the United States. It operates in two segments, Consumer and Enterprise. It protects consumer subscribers through monitoring identity-related events, such as new account openings and credit-related applications; and enterprise customers by delivering on-demand identity risk, identity authentication, and credit information about consumers. The company offers LifeLock Identity Alert system, which provides its members with notifications and alerts, including actionable alerts for new account openings and applications, as well as a response system for identity threats via text message, phone call, mobile application, or e-mail; LifeLock Standard, LifeLock Advantage, LifeLock Ultimate Plus, basic LifeLock, LifeLock Command Center, and premium LifeLock Ultimate services; LifeLock Junior service, which provides identity theft protection services for minors; and LifeLock Benefit Elite that provides identity theft protection for employers and brokers. It also provides ID Score, an identity risk service, which delivers on-demand assessment of the risk of an individual at account opening and throughout the customer lifecycle; and credit risk services that provide real-time visibility into consumer stability. As of December 31, 2015, the company served approximately 4.2 million paying members; and 350 enterprise customers, including financial institutions, telecommunication and cable services providers, government agencies, technology companies, retailers, automobile and mortgage lenders, and e-commerce providers. LifeLock, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.

Humana Inc. (HUM) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -2.48% or $-5.08 to close the day at $199.94 on active trading volume of 3.26M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.64M. The Louisville Kentucky 40202 based company has been outperforming the health care plans group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 23.22%, compared to the industry which has advanced 13.93% over the same period. With RSI of 45.04, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $223.85, making it a hold for now.

Humana Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a health and well-being company. The company operates through three segments: Retail, Group, and Healthcare Services. The Retail segment offers Medicare, and commercial fully-insured medical and specialty health insurance benefits, including dental, vision, and other supplemental health and financial protection products directly to individuals. This segment also has contract with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to administer the Limited Income Newly Eligible Transition prescription drug plan program; and contracts with various states to provide Medicaid, dual eligible, and long-term support services benefits. The Group segment provides commercial fully-insured medical and specialty health insurance benefits comprising dental, vision, and other supplemental health and voluntary insurance benefits; and administrative services only, and health and wellness products to employer groups. It also offers military services, such as TRICARE South Region contract. The Healthcare Services segment offers pharmacy solutions, provider services, home based services, clinical programs, and predictive modeling and informatics services to its health plan members, as well as to third parties. The company also provides closed-block long-term care insurance policies. As of December 31, 2015, it had approximately 14.2 million members in medical benefit plans, as well as approximately 7.2 million members in specialty products. Humana Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) dropped $-0.05 to close the day at a new closing price of $44.66, a -0.11% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 45.86% above its 52 week low of $31.3. A total of 3.24M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.44M. The stock, which fluctuated between $44.6 and $45.46 during the day, currently situated -6.05% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -3.19% in the past one month and up by 6.29% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $45.08 and RSI of 49.34, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. Its Agricultural Services segment offers agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley; and resells those commodities as food and feed ingredients, and raw materials for the agricultural processing industry. The segment is also involved in structured trade finance and the processing of wheat into wheat flour. Its Corn Processing segment offers ingredients used in the food and beverage industry, including sweeteners, starch, syrup, glucose, and dextrose; bio products; alcohol, amino acids, and other food and animal feed ingredients; and ethyl alcohol for industrial use as ethanol or as beverage grade. This segment also offers corn gluten feed and meal, and distillers’ grains; vegetable oil and protein meal; formula feeds, and animal health and nutrition products; and citric acids and glycols for food and industrial products, as well as operates a sugarcane ethanol plant. The company’s Oilseeds Processing segment processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. It offers ingredients for the food, feed, energy, and industrial products industries; crude vegetable and salad oils; partially refined oils; oilseed protein meals; peanuts, tree nuts, and peanut-derived ingredients; cottonseed flour for the pharmaceutical industry; cotton cellulose pulp for the chemical, paper, and filter markets; and agricultural commodity raw materials. Its Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment offers natural flavor ingredients, flavor systems, natural colors, proteins, emulsifiers, soluble fiber, polyols, hydrocolloids, natural health and nutrition products, edible beans, and other specialty food and feed ingredients. The company is also involved in futures commission and insurance activities. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.