Stocks Trend Analysis: Bank of America Corporation (BAC), Apricus Biosciences, Inc. (APRI), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 2.63% or $0.58 to close the day at $22.63 on active trading volume of 124.26M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 118.79M. The Charlotte North Carolina 28255 based company has been outperforming the money center banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 61.41%, compared to the industry which has advanced 10.83% over the same period. With RSI of 54.54, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $24.06, making it a hold for now.

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

Apricus Biosciences, Inc. (APRI) grew with the stock adding 89.4% or $1.35 to close at $2.86 on active trading volume of 51.89M compared its three months average trading volume of 261.65K. The San Diego California 92130 based company operating under the Drug Manufacturers – Other industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -79.12% down for the period and up by 120% so far this year. With price target of $4.18 and a 160% rebound from 52-week low, Apricus Biosciences, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Apricus Biosciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of products and product candidates in the areas of urology and rheumatology. Its lead product is Vitaros, a topically-applied cream formulation of alprostadil used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. The company’s marketing partners for Vitaros include Laboratoires Majorelle, Bracco S.p.A., Hexal AG (Sandoz), Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH, Recordati Ireland Ltd. (Recordati S.p.A.), Ferring International Center S.A. (Ferring Pharmaceuticals), Mylan NV, Neopharm Scientific Limited, Elis Pharmaceuticals Limited, and Global Harvest Pharmaceutical Corporation. It also develops second-generation Vitaros, a proprietary stabilized dosage formulation that is expected to be stored at room temperature conditions; and Fispemifene, a tissue-specific selective estrogen receptor modulator that is in Phase IIb clinical trial to treat secondary hypogonadism, lower urinary tract symptoms, and chronic prostatitis in men. In addition, the company plans to initiate a Phase IIb trial for RayVa to treat Raynaud’s phenomenon associated with scleroderma; and develops Femprox, a product candidate for the treatment of female sexual interest/arousal disorder. It operates in Latin America, Europe, and internationally. The company was formerly known as NexMed, Inc. and changed its name to Apricus Biosciences, Inc. in September 2010. Apricus Biosciences, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.61% or $0.06 to close the day at $9.88 on higher than average trading volume of 51.67M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 50.27M. The Sunnyvale California 94088 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor – broad line companies by 48.0707% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -12.87% YTD, versus the semiconductor – broad line industry which is up 2.12% for the same period. The RSI of 39.14 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

 

3 Stocks in Focus: WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX), FMC Technologies, Inc. (FTI), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) fell -0.44% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.06 to finish the day at $13.72 with about 56.24M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.11M. The $4.75B market cap company, which fluctuated between $13.55 and $14 during the day, currently situated 442.29% above its 52 week low of $2.53 and -15.15% away from its one year high of $16.17. The RSI of 43.74 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

WPX Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, engages in the exploitation and development of unconventional properties in the United States. Its principal areas of operation include the Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico, the Williston Basin in North Dakota, and the San Juan Basin in New Mexico and Colorado. As of December 31, 2014, the company had proved reserves of 583 million barrels of oil equivalent. WPX Energy, Inc. was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

FMC Technologies, Inc. (FTI) dropped $-0.15 to close the day at a new closing price of $35.85, a -0.42% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 60.76% above its 52 week low of $22.3. A total of 40.56M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.56M. The stock, which fluctuated between $35.12 and $35.95 during the day, currently situated -3.34% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.39% in the past one month and up by 12.56% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $36.25 and RSI of 52.05, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

FMC Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and services technological systems and products for customers in the energy industry worldwide. It operates through Subsea Technologies, Surface Technologies, and Energy Infrastructure segments. The Subsea Technologies segment offers subsea systems for the offshore production of crude oil and natural gas; and installation, asset management, product optimization, and well access and intervention services, as well as inspection, maintenance, and repair services. This segment also provides electric and hydraulic work-class remotely operating vehicle, tether-management, launch and recovery, remote manipulator arms, and modular control systems for subsea applications, as well as support services, such as product training, pilot simulator training, spare parts, and technical assistance; and offers multiphase and wetgas meters to measure production rates of oil, water, and gas for topside and subsea applications. The Surface Technologies segment offers wellhead systems for standard and custom-engineered applications; fluid control products for the well completion and stimulation activities; and flowback, cased hole electric wireline and slickline, specialty logging, and well optimization services. The Energy Infrastructure segment provides measurement products, such as flow computers and control systems, and gas and liquid measurement systems, as well as floating production, storage, and off-loading metering systems; and design, engineering, project management, training, commissioning, and aftermarket services. This segment also offers land- and marine-based loading and transfer systems for ship-to-ship loading and offloading operations; systems that separate production flows from wells into oil, gas, sand, and water; and automation, control, and information technology services. FMC Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) had a light trading with around 38.34M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 49.68M. The stock traded between $10.56 and $10.87 before closing at the price of $10.58 with -1.67% change on the day. The Sunnyvale California 94088 based company is currently trading 504.57% above its 52 week low of $1.75 and -14.81% below its 52 week high of $12.42. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 49.9 and $8.97 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), General Motors Company (GM), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) saw its value decrease by -2.64% as the stock dropped $-0.19 to finish the day at a closing price of $7. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $6-$11.99 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $6.95 to $7.24 during the day, are down by -22.74% in the past three months and down by -18.22% over the past six months. It is currently trading -19.66% below its 20 day moving average and -22.13% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $11.29 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 25.95.The technical indicator lead us to believe the stock will reverse recent losses any time soon.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

General Motors Company (GM) shares were up in last trading by 3.72% to $37.35. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 6.26% over the past week and grew 2.55% in the past month. It is currently trading 8.99% above its 50 day moving average and 19.61% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.03% decrease in value from its one year high of $38.16. The RSI indicator value of 64.02, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations, GM South America, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars and trucks to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology services. The company, through its subsidiary, General Motors Financial Company, Inc., provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) opening the day at $11.55. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 0.88% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.44% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $11.44 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -7.89% below its 52 week high of $12.42 and 553.71% above its 12-month low of $1.75. The shares are up by over 67.25% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 65.78 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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

3 Stocks to Watch For: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), EnteroMedics Inc. (ETRM), Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MACK)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) saw its value increase by 1.5% as the stock gained $0.17 to finish the day at a closing price of $11.49. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $1.75-$12.42 per share for the past year. The shares are up by 70.22% in the past three months and up by 129.34% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.03% above its 20 day moving average and 25.45% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $8.88 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 66.65.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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

EnteroMedics Inc. (ETRM) shares were up in last trading by 92.6% to $17.7. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 785% over the past week and grew 32677.78% in the past month. It is currently trading 3204.82% above its 50 day moving average and 3926.84% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a 81.54% increase in value from its one year high of $132.3. The RSI indicator value of 97.41, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

EnteroMedics Inc., a medical device company, focuses on the design and development of devices that use neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases, and other gastrointestinal disorders. Its proprietary neuroblocking technology is designed to intermittently block the vagus nerve using electrical impulses. The company develops the Maestro Rechargeable System, which is used to limit the expansion of the stomach, control hunger sensations between meals, reduce the frequency and intensity of stomach contractions, and produce a feeling of early and prolonged fullness. It has collaboration with Mayo Clinic for the development and testing of products for the treatment of obesity. The company was formerly known as Beta Medical, Inc. and changed its name to EnteroMedics Inc. in 2003. EnteroMedics Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MACK) opening the day at $4.8. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -10.05% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.94% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $3.67 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -59.31% below its 52 week high of $9.02 and 6.07% above its 12-month low of $3.46. The shares are down by over -33.03% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 31.49 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in discovering, developing and commercializing medicines consisting of novel therapeutics paired with diagnostics for the treatment of cancer primarily in the United States. The company offers ONIVYDE that is used for the treatment of patients with metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas after disease progression following gemcitabine-based therapy. Its therapeutic oncology candidates in clinical development include MM-398, which is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of patients with previously untreated, metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma; Phase I clinical trials for the treatment of patients with glioma, pediatric solid tumors, and gastrointestinal tumors; and Phase I clinical trials for treating metastatic breast cancer. The company’s therapeutic oncology candidates also include MM-302 that is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of patients with ErbB2 (HER2) positive, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer; and MM-121, which is in Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of patients with heregulin positive, advanced non-small cell lung cancer. In addition, its therapeutic oncology candidates consist of MM-141 that is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of previously untreated metastatic pancreatic cancer patients who have high serum levels of free IGF-1; and MM-151 and MM-141, which are in Phase I clinical trials for the treatment of patients with solid tumors. The company has license and collaboration agreements with Baxter International Inc., Baxter Healthcare Corporation, and Baxter Healthcare SA; development, license, and supply agreement with Watson Laboratories, Inc.; sublicense and collaboration agreement with PharmaEngine, Inc.; collaboration agreements with Dyax Corp. and Adimab LLC,; and license agreement with University of California. Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was incorporated in 1993 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), EnteroMedics Inc. (ETRM), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) saw its value decrease by -2.37% as the stock dropped $-0.17 to finish the day at a closing price of $7.01. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $1.5-$8.2 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $6.99 to $7.28 during the day, are up by 5.41% in the past three months and up by 65.33% over the past six months. It is currently trading -3.85% below its 20 day moving average and 6.64% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $7.54 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 50.69.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties for the production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGL) from underground reservoirs in the United States. It operates in two segments, Exploration and Production; and Marketing, Gathering, and Compression. The company holds interests in natural gas resource plays, including the Haynesville/Bossier Shales in northwestern Louisiana and East Texas; the Marcellus Shale in the northern Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania; and the Barnett Shale in the Fort Worth Basin of north-central Texas. It also holds interests in liquids-rich resource plays, such as the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas; the Utica Shale in Ohio and Pennsylvania; the Anadarko Basin in northwestern Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle; and the Niobrara Shale in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. The company owns interests in approximately 32,400 oil and natural gas wells. As of December 31, 2015, it had estimated proved reserves of 1.504 billion barrels of oil equivalent. The company also provides oil, natural gas, and NGL marketing services comprising commodity price structuring, securing and negotiating gathering, hauling, processing and transportation, contract administration, and nomination services for Chesapeake-operated wells; and marketing services for third-party producers, as well as designs, engineers, fabricates, installs, and sells natural gas compression units, accessories, and equipment used in the production, treatment, and processing of oil and natural gas. Chesapeake Energy Corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

EnteroMedics Inc. (ETRM) shares were up in last trading by 131.49% to $9.19. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 276.64% over the past week and grew 18026.23% in the past month. It is currently trading 2497.64% above its 50 day moving average and 2204.99% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a 84.54% increase in value from its one year high of $9.75. The RSI indicator value of 94.81, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

EnteroMedics Inc., a medical device company, focuses on the design and development of devices that use neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases, and other gastrointestinal disorders. Its proprietary neuroblocking technology is designed to intermittently block the vagus nerve using electrical impulses. The company develops the Maestro Rechargeable System, which is used to limit the expansion of the stomach, control hunger sensations between meals, reduce the frequency and intensity of stomach contractions, and produce a feeling of early and prolonged fullness. It has collaboration with Mayo Clinic for the development and testing of products for the treatment of obesity. The company was formerly known as Beta Medical, Inc. and changed its name to EnteroMedics Inc. in 2003. EnteroMedics Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) traded within a range of $11.11 to $11.49 after opening the day at $11.29. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -0.18% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.71% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $11.32 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -8.86% below its 52 week high of $12.42 and 546.86% above its 12-month low of $1.75. The shares are up by over 62.64% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 64.58 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), The Chemours Company (CC)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) fell 0% during last trading as the stock lost $0 to finish the day at $11.43 with about 40.68M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 48.12M. The $10.83B market cap company, which fluctuated between $11.23 and $11.52 during the day, currently situated 553.14% above its 52 week low of $1.75 and -7.97% away from its one year high of $12.42. The RSI of 67.67 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) gained $1.05 to close the day at a new closing price of $14.83, a 7.62% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 321.31% above its 52 week low of $3.52. A total of 36.26M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 32.15M. The stock, which fluctuated between $13.94 and $14.84 during the day, currently situated -9.68% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -3.83% in the past one month and up by 42.73% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $13.14 and RSI of 60.19, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc., a natural resource company, acquires, explores, and develops mineral assets, and oil and natural gas resources. The company explores for copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt hydroxide, silver, and other metals, as well as oil and gas. It holds interests in various mines located in the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia; Morenci, Bagdad, Safford, Sierrita, Miami, Chino, Tyrone, Henderson, and Climax in North America; Cerro Verde and El Abra in South America; and the Tenke Fungurume minerals district in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa. The company’s oil and gas operations include oil production facilities in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico; oil production facilities onshore and offshore in California; onshore natural gas resources in the Haynesville shale in Louisiana; natural gas production from the Madden area in central Wyoming; and a position in the Inboard Lower Tertiary/Cretaceous natural gas trend onshore located in South Louisiana. As of December 31, 2015, its consolidated recoverable proven and probable mineral reserves included 99.5 billion pounds of copper, 27.1 million ounces of gold, 3.05 billion pounds of molybdenum, 271.2 million ounces of silver, and 0.87 billion pounds of cobalt; and its estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves totaled 252 million barrels of oil equivalents. The company was formerly known as Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. and changed its name to Freeport-McMoRan Inc. in July 2014. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

The Chemours Company (CC) had a active trading with around 34.61M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.05M. The stock traded between $21.67 and $22.94 before closing at the price of $22.21 with 4.67% change on the day. The Wilmington Delaware 19899 based company is currently trading 634.61% above its 52 week low of $3.06 and -18.61% below its 52 week high of $27.29. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 47.23 and $22.14 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

The Chemours Company provides performance chemicals in North America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. It operates in three segments: Titanium Technologies, Fluoroproducts, and Chemical Solutions. The Titanium Technologies segment produces and sells titanium dioxide (TiO2) under the Ti-Pure brand name to deliver whiteness, brightness, opacity, and protection in various applications, such as architectural and industrial coatings, flexible and rigid plastic packaging, PVC window profiles, laminate papers, coated paper, and coated paperboard used for packaging. The Fluoroproducts segment provides fluoroproducts, such as hydrofluorocarbon refrigerants, and fluoropolymer resins and downstream products and coatings under the Teflon brand name. The Chemical Solutions segment offers industrial and specialty chemicals used in gold production, oil refining, agriculture, industrial polymers, and other industries in North America. This segment provides cyanides; and performance chemicals and intermediates, such as clean and disinfect chemicals, aniline, methylamines, glycolic acid, Vazo free radical initiators, and reactive metals. The company is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Vapor Corp. (VPCO), Ford Motor Company (F)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) climbed 0.79% during last trading as the stock added $0.09 to finish the day at $11.43 with about 55.11M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 47.73M. The $10.83B market cap company, which fluctuated between $11.02 and $11.65 during the day, currently situated 553.14% above its 52 week low of $1.75 and -7.97% away from its one year high of $12.42. The RSI of 67.43 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

Vapor Corp. (VPCO) dropped $0 to close the day at a new closing price of $0, a 0% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 0% below its 52 week low of $0.0001. A total of 43.69M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 34.67M. The stock, which fluctuated between $0.0001 and $0.0001 during the day, currently situated 0% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by 0% in the past one month and down by 0% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $6 and RSI of 52.76, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Vapor Corp. designs, markets, and distributes vaporizers, e-liquids, electronic cigarettes, and accessories primarily in the United States and Canada. Its vaporizers and electronic cigarettes are battery-powered products that enable users to inhale nicotine vapor without fire, smoke, tar, ash, or carbon monoxide. The company also offers disposable electronic cigarettes in various sizes, puff counts, styles, flavors, and nicotine strengths; rechargeable electronic cigarettes that use replaceable cartridges; and rechargeable vaporizers for use with either electronic cigarette solution, or dry herbs or leaf. In addition, it provides replacement parts, including batteries; coils; refill cartridges; cartomizers consisting of liquid solution, atomizers, tanks, and e-liquids; various types of chargers comprising USB chargers; carrying cases; and lanyards. The company offers its products under the Fifty-One, Krave, Vapor X, Alternacig, EZSMOKER, Green Puffer, Americig, Hookah Stix, Honey Stick, Vaporin, and Smoke Star brands, as well as designs and develops private label brands for distribution customers. Vapor Corp. sells its vaporizers and e-cigarettes and related products through its 20 vape stores, customer direct phone center, and online stores; and to retail channels directly, as well as through third party wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Vapor Corp. is based in Dania Beach, Florida.

Ford Motor Company (F) had a active trading with around 40.42M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 33.34M. The stock traded between $12.13 and $12.6 before closing at the price of $12.59 with 3.79% change on the day. The Dearborn Michigan 48126 based company is currently trading 18.23% above its 52 week low of $11.02 and -9.38% below its 52 week high of $14.22. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 56.38 and $12.74 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Bank of America (BAC), Chesapeake Energy (CHK)

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.45% or $0.1 to close the day at $22.1 on active trading volume of 72.51M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 116.05M. The Charlotte North Carolina 28255 based company has been outperforming the money center banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 33.37%, compared to the industry which has dropped -7.8% over the same period. With RSI of 58.48, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $22.35, making it a hold for now.

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

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) retreated with the stock falling -1.96% or $-0.14 to close at $7.02 on light trading volume of 46.02M compared its three months average trading volume of 53.53M. The Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73118 based company operating under the Independent Oil & Gas industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 56.% up for the period and up by 56.% so far this year. With price target of $7.54 and a 368% rebound from 52-week low, Chesapeake Energy Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties for the production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGL) from underground reservoirs in the United States. It operates in two segments, Exploration and Production; and Marketing, Gathering, and Compression. The company holds interests in natural gas resource plays, including the Haynesville/Bossier Shales in northwestern Louisiana and East Texas; the Marcellus Shale in the northern Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania; and the Barnett Shale in the Fort Worth Basin of north-central Texas. It also holds interests in liquids-rich resource plays, such as the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas; the Utica Shale in Ohio and Pennsylvania; the Anadarko Basin in northwestern Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle; and the Niobrara Shale in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. The company owns interests in approximately 32,400 oil and natural gas wells. As of December 31, 2015, it had estimated proved reserves of 1.504 billion barrels of oil equivalent. The company also provides oil, natural gas, and NGL marketing services comprising commodity price structuring, securing and negotiating gathering, hauling, processing and transportation, contract administration, and nomination services for Chesapeake-operated wells; and marketing services for third-party producers, as well as designs, engineers, fabricates, installs, and sells natural gas compression units, accessories, and equipment used in the production, treatment, and processing of oil and natural gas. Chesapeake Energy Corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -2.16% or $-0.25 to close the day at $11.34 on lower than average trading volume of 43.99M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 47.79M. The Sunnyvale California 94088 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor – broad line companies by 64.0965% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 295.12% YTD, versus the semiconductor – broad line industry which is up 20.49% for the same period. The RSI of 65.58 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

 

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

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.48% or $-0.33 to close the day at $22 on active trading volume of 79.08M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 116.05M. The Charlotte North Carolina 28255 based company has been outperforming the money center banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 31.05%, compared to the industry which has dropped -9.72% over the same period. With RSI of 57.05, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $22.35, making it a hold for now.

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

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) grew with the stock adding 2% or $2.18 to close at $111.43 on active trading volume of 54.1M compared its three months average trading volume of 13.78M. The Santa Clara California 95050 based company operating under the Semiconductor – Specialized industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 236.93% up for the period and up by 241.33% so far this year. With price target of $92.65 and a 354.55% rebound from 52-week low, NVIDIA Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.35% or $0.04 to close the day at $11.59 on higher than average trading volume of 50.17M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 47.48M. The Sunnyvale California 94088 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor – broad line companies by 73.7205% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 303.83% YTD, versus the semiconductor – broad line industry which is up 21.94% for the same period. The RSI of 70.16 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

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

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -4.31% or $-0.52 to close the day at $11.55 on active trading volume of 71.05M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 46.79M. The Sunnyvale California 94088 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor – broad line group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 285%, compared to the industry which has advanced 18.52% over the same period. With RSI of 69.9, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $8.88, making it a hold for now.

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

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) retreated with the stock falling -4.74% or $-0.36 to close at $7.23 on active trading volume of 69.31M compared its three months average trading volume of 54.9M. The Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73118 based company operating under the Independent Oil & Gas industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 57.86% up for the period and up by 60.67% so far this year. With price target of $7.54 and a 382% rebound from 52-week low, Chesapeake Energy Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties for the production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGL) from underground reservoirs in the United States. It operates in two segments, Exploration and Production; and Marketing, Gathering, and Compression. The company holds interests in natural gas resource plays, including the Haynesville/Bossier Shales in northwestern Louisiana and East Texas; the Marcellus Shale in the northern Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania; and the Barnett Shale in the Fort Worth Basin of north-central Texas. It also holds interests in liquids-rich resource plays, such as the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas; the Utica Shale in Ohio and Pennsylvania; the Anadarko Basin in northwestern Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle; and the Niobrara Shale in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. The company owns interests in approximately 32,400 oil and natural gas wells. As of December 31, 2015, it had estimated proved reserves of 1.504 billion barrels of oil equivalent. The company also provides oil, natural gas, and NGL marketing services comprising commodity price structuring, securing and negotiating gathering, hauling, processing and transportation, contract administration, and nomination services for Chesapeake-operated wells; and marketing services for third-party producers, as well as designs, engineers, fabricates, installs, and sells natural gas compression units, accessories, and equipment used in the production, treatment, and processing of oil and natural gas. Chesapeake Energy Corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -6.88% or $-8.07 to close the day at $109.25 on higher than average trading volume of 57.1M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 13M. The Santa Clara California 95050 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor – specialized companies by 63.5597% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 234.65% YTD, versus the semiconductor – specialized industry which is up 57.84% for the same period. The RSI of 66.49 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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