Traders Recap: Prologis, Inc. (PLD), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO), The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX)

Prologis, Inc. (PLD) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.61% or $0.32 to close the day at $52.85 on higher than average trading volume of 3.23M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.77M. The San Francisco California 94111 based company has been outperforming the reit – industrial companies by 4.0492% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 0.11% YTD, versus the reit – industrial industry which is down -1.45% for the same period. The RSI of 57.47 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Prologis Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. It invests in the real estate markets across the globe. The firm engages in the ownership, development, management, and leasing of industrial distribution and retail properties. It was previously known as Security Capital Investment Trust. Prologis Inc. was formed in 1991 and is based in San Francisco, California with an additional office in Denver, Colorado.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) had a light trading with around 3.22M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.83M. The stock traded between $15.01 and $15.31 before closing at the price of $15.3 with 0.07% change on the day. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15203 based company is currently trading 23.41% above its 52 week low of $12.78 and -20.58% below its 52 week high of $19.55. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 42.99 and $18.4 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer offering on-trend clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie brands. The company provides denim, bottoms, and other apparel, as well as footwear and accessories for men and women; and intimates, including bras, undies, swim, and other products, as well as apparel and personal care products for women. In addition, it offers sports apparel under the Tailgate brand; and menswear products under the Todd Snyder New York brand name. The company operates approximately 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom, and ships to 81 countries through its websites. It also offers its merchandise at 151 stores operated by licensees in 22 countries, as well as through its Websites at ae.com, aerie.com, TailgateClothing.com, and ToddSnyder.com. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) traded within a range of $76.26 to $77.07 after opening the day at $76.98. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 2.06% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.09% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $76.68 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -8% below its 52 week high of $83.64 and 18.37% above its 12-month low of $66.78. The shares are up by over 4.95% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 52.41 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

The TJX Companies, Inc. operates as an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Marmaxx, HomeGoods, TJX Canada, and TJX International. The company sells family apparel, including footwear and accessories; home fashions, such as home basics, accent furniture, lamps, rugs, wall décor, decorative accessories, and giftware; seasonal items; jewelry; and other merchandise. It operates stores under the T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Winners, HomeSense, T.K. Maxx, and Sierra Trading Post names, as well as operates e-commerce sites tjmaxx.com, tkmaxx.com, and sierratradingpost.com. As of July 30, 2016, the company operated a total of 3,675 stores in nine countries, which included the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands, and Australia, as well as through three e-commerce sites. The TJX Companies, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts.

 

Stocks Under Consideration: Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM), Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) grew with the stock adding 0.98% or $0.3 to close at $30.98 on light trading volume of 3.79M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.93M. The Austin Texas 78703 based company operating under the Grocery Stores industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 5.65% up for the period and up by 1.18% so far this year. With price target of $29.94 and a 13.01% rebound from 52-week low, Whole Foods Market, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Whole Foods Market, Inc. operates natural and organic foods supermarkets. Its stores offers produce, packaged goods, bulk, frozen, dairy, meat, bakery, prepared foods, coffee, tea, beer, wine, cheese, nutritional supplements, vitamins, body care, pet foods, and household goods. As of November 2, 2016, the company operated 464 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Whole Foods Market, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) had a light trading with around 3.78M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.21M. The stock traded between $69.09 and $70.16 before closing at the price of $69.73 with 0.94% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77046 based company is currently trading 24.76% above its 52 week low of $58.24 and -9.51% below its 52 week high of $78.48. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $76.78 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and gas properties in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Oil and Gas, Chemical, and Midstream and Marketing. The Oil and Gas segment explores for, develops, and produces oil and condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and natural gas. The Chemical segment manufactures and markets basic chemicals, including chlorine, caustic soda, chlorinated organics, potassium chemicals, ethylene dichloride, chlorinated isocyanurates, sodium silicates, and calcium chloride; vinyls comprising vinyl chloride monomer and polyvinyl chloride; and other chemicals, such as resorcinol. The Midstream and Marketing segment gathers, processes, transports, stores, purchases, and markets oil, condensate, NGLs, natural gas, carbon dioxide, and power. This segment also trades around its assets consisting of transportation and storage capacity, as well as oil, NGLs, gas, and other commodities. Occidental Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) saw its value increase by 0.53% as the stock gained $0.08 to finish the day at a closing price of $15.29. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $12.78-$19.55 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $15.19 to $15.8 during the day, are down by -10.4% in the past three months and down by -9.53% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.02% below its 20 day moving average and -8.01% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $18.4 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 42.59.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer offering on-trend clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie brands. The company provides denim, bottoms, and other apparel, as well as footwear and accessories for men and women; and intimates, including bras, undies, swim, and other products, as well as apparel and personal care products for women. In addition, it offers sports apparel under the Tailgate brand; and menswear products under the Todd Snyder New York brand name. The company operates approximately 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom, and ships to 81 countries through its websites. It also offers its merchandise at 151 stores operated by licensees in 22 countries, as well as through its Websites at ae.com, aerie.com, TailgateClothing.com, and ToddSnyder.com. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

 

Investor’s Watch List: Kellogg Company (K), PVH Corp. (PVH), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

Kellogg Company (K) had a active trading with around 2.14M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.66M. The stock traded between $71.05 and $71.9 before closing at the price of $71.38 with -0.75% change on the day. The Battle Creek Michigan 49017 based company is currently trading 6.67% above its 52 week low of $68.73 and -17% below its 52 week high of $87.16. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 37.27 and $81.12 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Kellogg Company manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and convenience foods. It operates through U.S. Morning Foods, U.S. Snacks, U.S. Specialty, North America Other, Europe, Latin America, and Asia Pacific segments. The company’s principal products include cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles, and veggie foods, as well as health and wellness bars, and beverages. It offers cereal products under the Kellogg’s brand name; and cookies, crackers, crisps, and other convenience foods under the Kellogg’s, Keebler, Cheez-It, Murray, Austin, and Famous Amos brands. The company sells its products for grocery trade through direct sales forces; and to supermarkets through a direct store-door delivery system, as well as use brokers and distributors. The company was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan.

PVH Corp. (PVH) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -4.1% or $-3.82 to close the day at $89.31 on active trading volume of 2.14M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.17M. The New York New York 10016 based company has been outperforming the textile – apparel clothing group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 30.06%, compared to the industry which has dropped -4.25% over the same period. With RSI of 35.22, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $117.06, making it a hold for now.

PVH Corp. operates as an apparel company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through six segments: Calvin Klein North America, Calvin Klein International, Tommy Hilfiger North America, Tommy Hilfiger International, Heritage Brands Wholesale, and Heritage Brands Retail. It designs, markets, and retails men’s and women’s apparel and accessories, branded dress shirts, neckwear, sportswear, jeans wear, intimate apparel, swim products, handbags, footwear, golf apparel, fragrances, cosmetics, eyewear, hosiery, socks, jewelry, watches, outerwear, small leather goods, and home furnishings, as well as other related products. The company offers its products under its own brands, such as Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Warner’s, Olga, and Eagle; and licensed brands comprising Speedo, Geoffrey Beene, Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, Sean John, MICHAEL Michael Kors, Michael Kors Collection, and Chaps, as well as various other licensed and private label brands. It also licenses its own brands over various products. The company distributes its products at wholesale in department, chain, specialty, mass market, club, off-price, and independent stores; and through company-operated full-price specialty and outlet stores, as well as through e-commerce sites. PVH Corp. was founded in 1881 and is based in New York, New York.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) shares were up in last trading by 0.46% to $15.21. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 5.26% over the past week and fell -11.23% in the past month. It is currently trading -8.65% below its 50 day moving average and -7.68% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -21.05% decrease in value from its one year high of $19.55. The RSI indicator value of 41.07, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer offering on-trend clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie brands. The company provides denim, bottoms, and other apparel, as well as footwear and accessories for men and women; and intimates, including bras, undies, swim, and other products, as well as apparel and personal care products for women. In addition, it offers sports apparel under the Tailgate brand; and menswear products under the Todd Snyder New York brand name. The company operates approximately 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom, and ships to 81 countries through its websites. It also offers its merchandise at 151 stores operated by licensees in 22 countries, as well as through its Websites at ae.com, aerie.com, TailgateClothing.com, and ToddSnyder.com. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

 

Stocks in Focus: American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO), The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX), PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDLI)

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) had a light trading with around 3.8M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.78M. The stock traded between $14.93 and $15.45 before closing at the price of $15.11 with -0.85% change on the day. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15203 based company is currently trading 21.88% above its 52 week low of $12.78 and -21.57% below its 52 week high of $19.55. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 40.92 and $18.55 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer offering on-trend clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie brands. The company provides denim, bottoms, and other apparel, as well as footwear and accessories for men and women; and intimates, including bras, undies, swim, and other products, as well as apparel and personal care products for women. In addition, it offers sports apparel under the Tailgate brand; and menswear products under the Todd Snyder New York brand name. The company operates approximately 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom, and ships to 81 countries through its websites. It also offers its merchandise at 151 stores operated by licensees in 22 countries, as well as through its Websites at ae.com, aerie.com, TailgateClothing.com, and ToddSnyder.com. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.47% or $0.14 to close the day at $30.21 on light trading volume of 3.8M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.07M. The New York New York 10154 based company has been outperforming the asset management group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 27.86%, compared to the industry which has advanced 25.26% over the same period. With RSI of 66.11, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $32.92, making it a hold for now.

The Blackstone Group L.P. is a publicly owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm also provides financial advisory services to its clients. It provides its services to public and corporate pension funds, academic, cultural, and charitable organizations, retirees, sovereign wealth funds, and institutional and individual investors. The firm manages separate client focused portfolios for its clients. It launches fixed income mutual funds. The firm also launches and manages private equity funds, real estate funds, funds of hedge funds, and credit-focused funds for its clients. It invests in private equity, public equity, fixed income, and alternative investment markets. The Blackstone Group L.P. was founded in 1985 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices in London, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Beijing, China, Dubai, UAE, Dusseldorf, Germany, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Mexico City, Mexico, Paris, France, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Seoul, Korea, Shanghai, China, Singapore, Sydney, Australia, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Tokyo, Japan.

PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDLI) shares were down in last trading by -0.85% to $2.32. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.87% over the past week and grew 3.57% in the past month. It is currently trading -9.42% below its 50 day moving average and -24.37% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -38.7% decrease in value from its one year high of $3.84. The RSI indicator value of 48.5, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

PDL BioPharma, Inc. manages a portfolio of patents and royalty assets in the United States and Europe. The company is involved in the humanization of monoclonal antibodies and the discovery of a new generation of targeted treatments for cancer and immunologic diseases. It offers Queen et al. patents that cover humanized antibodies, methods for humanizing antibodies, polynucleotide encoding in humanized antibodies, and methods of producing humanized antibodies. PDL BioPharma, Inc. has license agreements with various biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, as well as acquires royalty and other assets. The company was formerly known as Protein Design Labs, Inc. and changed its name to PDL BioPharma, Inc. in 2006. PDL BioPharma, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Incline Village, Nevada.

 

Stocks Highlights: Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR), Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR) had a active trading with around 7.34M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.17M. The stock traded at the price of $8.54 with 3.26% change on the day. The San Jose California 95131 based company is currently trading 170.25% above its 52 week low of $3.16 and -16.19% below its 52 week high of $10.19. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 46.94 and $12.19 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Oclaro, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets lasers and optical components, modules, and subsystems for the optical communications, industrial, and consumer laser markets worldwide. The company’s products generate, detect, combine, and separate light signals in optical communications networks. It offers client side transceivers, including pluggable transceivers; line side transceivers; tunable laser transmitters, such as discrete lasers and co-packaged laser modulators; lithium niobate modulators to manipulate the phase or the amplitude of an optical signal; transponder modules for transmitter and receiver functions; and discrete lasers and receivers for metro and long-haul applications. The company markets its products through direct sales force, as well as through sales representatives and resellers. It serves network equipment manufacturers of telecommunications and datacom systems, and hyperscale data center operators. The company was formerly known as Bookham, Inc. and changed its name to Oclaro, Inc. in April 2009. Oclaro, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -6.64% or $-0.62 to close the day at $8.72 on active trading volume of 7.31M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.44M. The Houston Texas 77043 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas equipment & services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 86.32%, compared to the industry which has advanced 38.95% over the same period. With RSI of 39.87, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $12.18, making it a hold for now.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry primarily in the Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, the Asia Pacific, and West Africa regions. It operates through three segments: Well Intervention, Robotics, and Production Facilities. The company engineers, manages, and conducts well construction, intervention, and abandonment operations in water depths ranging from 200 to 10,000 feet; and operates remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), trenchers, and ROVDrills for offshore construction, maintenance, and well intervention services. It also offers well intervention; intervention engineering; production enhancement; inspection, repair, and maintenance of production structures, trees, jumpers, risers, pipelines, and subsea equipment; and life of field support. In addition, the company provides reclamation and remediation services; well plugging and abandonment services; pipeline abandonment services; and site inspections. Further, it engages in the installation of subsea pipelines, flowlines, control umbilicals, manifold assemblies, and risers; burial of pipelines; installation and tie-in of riser and manifold assembly; commissioning, testing, and inspection activities; and provision of cable and umbilical lay, and connection services. Additionally, the company offers oil and natural gas processing services to oil and natural gas companies; and fast response system services. It serves independent oil and gas producers and suppliers, pipeline transmission companies, alternative energy companies, and offshore engineering and construction firms. The company was formerly known as Cal Dive International, Inc. and changed its name to Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. in March 2006. Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) shares were up in last trading by 1.8% to $15.24. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.42% over the past week and fell -15.33% in the past month. It is currently trading -9.02% below its 50 day moving average and -7.57% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -20.89% decrease in value from its one year high of $19.55. The RSI indicator value of 43.46, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer offering on-trend clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie brands. The company provides denim, bottoms, and other apparel, as well as footwear and accessories for men and women; and intimates, including bras, undies, swim, and other products, as well as apparel and personal care products for women. In addition, it offers sports apparel under the Tailgate brand; and menswear products under the Todd Snyder New York brand name. The company operates approximately 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom, and ships to 81 countries through its websites. It also offers its merchandise at 151 stores operated by licensees in 22 countries, as well as through its Websites at ae.com, aerie.com, TailgateClothing.com, and ToddSnyder.com. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

 

Trader’s Round Up: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) retreated with the stock falling -0.49% or $-0.05 to close at $10.22 on light trading volume of 7.02M compared its three months average trading volume of 7.06M. The New York New York 10036 based company operating under the REIT – Diversified industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 21.8% up for the period and up by 2.51% so far this year. With price target of $10.27 and a 38.92% rebound from 52-week low, Annaly Capital Management, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. It invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; and residential credit investments, such as credit risk transfer securities and non-agency mortgage-backed securities. The company also acquires, finances, and manages commercial loans and other commercial real estate debt, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related assets. In addition, it engages in corporate middle market lending transactions; and operates as a broker-dealer. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, it is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes its taxable income to its shareholders. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in New York, New York.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) gained $0.52 to close the day at a new closing price of $14.97, a 3.6% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 20.75% above its 52 week low of $12.78. A total of 6.98M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 5.73M. The stock, which fluctuated between $14.41 and $15.1 during the day, currently situated -22.3% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -14.9% in the past one month and down by -13.69% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $18.55 and RSI of 40.48, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer offering on-trend clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie brands. The company provides denim, bottoms, and other apparel, as well as footwear and accessories for men and women; and intimates, including bras, undies, swim, and other products, as well as apparel and personal care products for women. In addition, it offers sports apparel under the Tailgate brand; and menswear products under the Todd Snyder New York brand name. The company operates approximately 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom, and ships to 81 countries through its websites. It also offers its merchandise at 151 stores operated by licensees in 22 countries, as well as through its Websites at ae.com, aerie.com, TailgateClothing.com, and ToddSnyder.com. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) shares were down in last trading by -2.23% to $56.58. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.98% over the past week and fell -0.91% in the past month. It is currently trading 3.1% above its 50 day moving average and -0.88% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -10.8% decrease in value from its one year high of $63.43. The RSI indicator value of 51.93, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. Its consulting and technology services include IT strategy consulting, program management consulting, operations improvement consulting, strategy consulting, and business consulting services; and application design and development, systems integration, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management implementation services. The company also offers enterprise information management services, such as strategic, advisory, and management consulting; enterprise data management; descriptive analytics/business intelligence; strategic corporate performance management; and packaged analytics services, as well as big data services that assist clients in managing and deriving actionable insights. In addition, it provides application testing services; and develops, licenses, implements, and supports proprietary and third-party software products, as well as offers digital technologies services. Further, the company offers outsourcing services, such as application maintenance services; IT infrastructure services; and business process services, including clinical data management, pharmacovigilance, equity research support, commercial operations, and order management. It serves various industries, including banking and insurance; healthcare and life sciences; manufacturing and logistics; retail, travel, and hospitality; consumer goods; communications; information, media, and entertainment; and technology. The company markets and sells services through its professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

 

Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO), KeyCorp (KEY), Amgen Inc. (AMGN)

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) fell -4.93% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.75 to finish the day at $14.45 with about 9.9M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.64M. The $2.65B market cap company, which fluctuated between $14.44 and $15.26 during the day, currently situated 16.55% above its 52 week low of $12.78 and -25% away from its one year high of $19.55. The RSI of 33.09 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer offering on-trend clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie brands. The company provides denim, bottoms, and other apparel, as well as footwear and accessories for men and women; and intimates, including bras, undies, swim, and other products, as well as apparel and personal care products for women. In addition, it offers sports apparel under the Tailgate brand; and menswear products under the Todd Snyder New York brand name. The company operates approximately 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom, and ships to 81 countries through its websites. It also offers its merchandise at 151 stores operated by licensees in 22 countries, as well as through its Websites at ae.com, aerie.com, TailgateClothing.com, and ToddSnyder.com. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

KeyCorp (KEY) gained $0.04 to close the day at a new closing price of $18.32, a 0.22% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 90.28% above its 52 week low of $9.88. A total of 9.9M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 15.9M. The stock, which fluctuated between $18.29 and $18.5 during the day, currently situated -1.82% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.06% in the past one month and up by 44.61% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $18.58 and RSI of 62.16, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

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

Amgen Inc. (AMGN) had a active trading with around 9.89M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.91M. The stock traded between $156.67 and $161 before closing at the price of $156.78 with 2.48% change on the day. The Thousand Oaks California 91320 based company is currently trading 18.11% above its 52 week low of $133.64 and -10.75% below its 52 week high of $176.85. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 72.44 and $180 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

Amgen Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and delivers human therapeutics worldwide. It offers products for the treatment of illness in the areas of oncology/hematology, cardiovascular, inflammation, bone health, nephrology, and neuroscience. The company’s products include Neulasta, a pegylated protein to decrease the incidence of infection associated with chemotherapy-induced febrile neutropenia in cancer patients; NEUPOGEN, a recombinant-methionyl human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor for reducing the incidence of infection for patients with non-myeloid malignancies; and Enbrel to treat rheumatoid arthritis, plaque psoriasis, and psoriatic arthritis. Its products also comprise EPOGEN to treat a lower-than-normal number of red blood cells caused by chronic kidney disease (CKD) in patients on dialysis; Aranesp for treating anemia; XGEVA for the prevention of skeletal-related events; Prolia to treat postmenopausal women with osteoporosis; Repatha for the treatment of high cholesterol; and Sensipar/Mimpara products for use in the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in CKD patients on dialysis. The company’s other marketed products include Kyprolis, a proteasome inhibitor to treat patients with multiple myeloma and small-cell lung cancer; Nplate, a thrombopoietic compound; Vectibix, a human monoclonal antibody; and BLINCYTO for the treatment of patients with Philadelphia chromosome-negative relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia. It also develops various products that are in various clinical trials. The company serves pharmaceutical wholesale distributors; and physicians or their clinics, dialysis centers, hospitals, and pharmacies, as well as consumers. It has collaborative agreements with Xencor, Inc; UCB; Novartis AG; Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc; Advaxis, Inc.; Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.; Biocartis Group NV; and Nuevolution AB. Amgen Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California.

 

Stocks Trending Alert: NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG), The AES Corporation (AES), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) saw its value increase by 1.92% as the stock gained $0.25 to finish the day at a closing price of $13.28. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $8.92-$18.32 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $12.91 to $13.31 during the day, are up by 21.41% in the past three months and down by -8.33% over the past six months. It is currently trading 6.65% above its 20 day moving average and 14.27% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $16.07 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 64.97.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a power company. The company provides electricity; system power, distributed generation, solar and wind products, backup generation, storage and distributed solar, demand response, energy efficiency, electric vehicle charging stations, and on-site energy solutions; carbon management and specialty services; and various energy services, such as operations, maintenance, technical, development, and asset management services. It owns and operates approximately 50,000 megawatts of generation. The company also offers retail energy, rooftop solar, portable solar, and battery products home services; and various bundled products, which combine energy with protection products, energy efficiency, and renewable energy solutions, as well as offers installation and contract management services for residential solar customers. As of December 31, 2015, it served approximately 2.77 million recurring and 624,000 discrete customers. In addition, the company owns, operates, and develops solar and wind power projects; develops, constructs, and finances a range of solutions for utilities, schools, municipalities, and commercial markets; and trades in electric power, natural gas, and related commodity and financial products, including forwards, futures, options, and swaps. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 90 active fossil fuel and nuclear plants, 16 utility scale solar facilities, and 36 wind farms and multiple distributed solar facilities. Further, the company transacts in and trades fuel and transportation services; directly sells energy, services, and products and services to retail customers under the NRG, Reliant, and other names; and provides steam, hot water, and chilled water, as well as electricity to commercial businesses, universities, hospitals, and governmental units. NRG Energy, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey.

The AES Corporation (AES) shares were down in last trading by -1.3% to $11.41. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.98% over the past week and grew 0.62% in the past month. It is currently trading -2.45% below its 50 day moving average and -2.19% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -13.53% decrease in value from its one year high of $13.32. The RSI indicator value of 40.35, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

The AES Corporation operates as a diversified power generation and utility company. It owns and/or operates power plants to generate and sell power to customers, such as utilities, industrial users, and other intermediaries. The company also owns and/or operates utilities to generate or purchase, distribute, transmit, and sell electricity to end-user customers in the residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental sectors; and generates and sells electricity on the wholesale market. It uses a range of fuels to generate electricity, including natural gas, coal, hydro, wind, energy storage, oil, diesel, petroleum coke, biomass, landfill gas, and solar. The company owns and/or operates a generation portfolio of approximately 29,352 megawatts. It has operations in the United States, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. The company was formerly known as Applied Energy Services, Inc. and changed its name to The AES Corporation in April 2000. The AES Corporation was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) traded within a range of $14.91 to $15.75 after opening the day at $15.09. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 0.2% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.81% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $15.2 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -21.1% below its 52 week high of $19.55 and 22.6% above its 12-month low of $12.78. The shares are down by over -10.67% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 39.45 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer offering on-trend clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie brands. The company provides denim, bottoms, and other apparel, as well as footwear and accessories for men and women; and intimates, including bras, undies, swim, and other products, as well as apparel and personal care products for women. In addition, it offers sports apparel under the Tailgate brand; and menswear products under the Todd Snyder New York brand name. The company operates approximately 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom, and ships to 81 countries through its websites. It also offers its merchandise at 151 stores operated by licensees in 22 countries, as well as through its Websites at ae.com, aerie.com, TailgateClothing.com, and ToddSnyder.com. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

 

Stocks in Review: Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD), FireEye, Inc. (FEYE), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) traded within a range of $26.7 to $27.18 after opening the day at $27. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 0.04% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.52% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $27.05 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -10.13% below its 52 week high of $30.11 and 42.37% above its 12-month low of $19. The shares are up by over 1.27% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 66.01 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P., a master limited partnership, provides midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), crude oil, petrochemicals, and refined products. The company operates through NGL Pipelines & Services, Crude Oil Pipelines & Services, Natural Gas Pipelines & Services, and Petrochemical & Refined Products Services segments. The NGL Pipelines & Services segment provides natural gas processing and related NGL marketing services, as well as NGL export docks and related services. It operates approximately 19,500 miles of NGL pipelines; NGL and related product storage facilities; 15 NGL fractionators; and a liquefied petroleum gas export terminal and NGL import facility. The Crude Oil Pipelines & Services segment operates approximately 5,400 miles of crude oil pipelines and related operations; and crude oil storage and marine terminals located in Oklahoma and Texas, as well as a fleet of 478 tractor-trailer tank trucks used to transport crude oil. It also engages in crude oil marketing activities. The Natural Gas Pipelines & Services segment operates approximately 19,100 miles of natural gas pipeline systems to gather and transport natural gas in Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, and Wyoming. It leases underground salt dome natural gas storage facilities in Texas and Louisiana; owns an underground salt dome storage cavern in Texas; and markets natural gas. The Petrochemical & Refined Products Services segment operates propylene fractionation and related operations, including 674 miles of pipelines; butane isomerization complex, associated deisobutanizer units, and related pipeline assets; and octane enhancement and high purity isobutylene production facilities. It also operates refined products pipelines of approximately 4,200 miles; and terminals, as well as provides refined products marketing and marine transportation services. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Houston, Texas.

FireEye, Inc. (FEYE) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 3.01% or $0.37 to close the day at $12.67 on active trading volume of 5.32M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.25M. The Milpitas California 95035 based company has been underperforming the application software group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -41.45%, compared to the industry which has advanced 7.58% over the same period. With RSI of 53.33, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $16.72, making it a hold for now.

FireEye, Inc. provides cybersecurity solutions for detecting, preventing, analyzing, and resolving cyber-attacks. The company offers vector-specific appliance solutions that provide threat protection from network to endpoint for inbound and outbound network traffic that may contain sensitive information. It also offers Central Management System that provides cross-enterprise threat data correlation to identify and block attacks across multiple attack vectors; and Threat Analytics Platform to identify and respond to cyber threats by correlating enterprise-generated security event data from any security product with real-time threat intelligence, as well as Malware Analysis System to manually execute and inspect advanced malware, zero-day, and other advanced cyber-attacks embedded in files, email attachments, and Web objects. In addition, the company offers Network Forensics Platform that helps in detecting threats and view specific packets and sessions before, during, and after the attack to confirm what may have triggered a malware download or callback; Investigation Analysis System, a centralized analytical interface to the Network Forensics Platform; and Mandiant Intelligent Response that enables remote investigation of endpoints and allows security teams to collect targeted forensic data to identify attacker behavior, tools, and techniques. Further, it provides cloud-based subscription services; Security-as-a-Service; and incident response, compromise assessments, and related consulting, as well as training and professional, and customer support and maintenance services. FireEye, Inc. provides its products and services through distributors, resellers, and strategic partners in the United States, the Asia Pacific, Japan, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and others. The company was formerly known as NetForts, Inc. and changed its name to FireEye, Inc. in September 2005. FireEye, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) gained $0.18 to close the day at a new closing price of $15.64, a 1.16% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 26.15% above its 52 week low of $12.78. A total of 5.3M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 5.64M. The stock, which fluctuated between $15.52 and $15.8 during the day, currently situated -18.82% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -2.57% in the past one month and down by -6.48% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $18.85 and RSI of 43.62, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer offering on-trend clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie brands. The company provides denim, bottoms, and other apparel, as well as footwear and accessories for men and women; and intimates, including bras, undies, swim, and other products, as well as apparel and personal care products for women. In addition, it offers sports apparel under the Tailgate brand; and menswear products under the Todd Snyder New York brand name. The company operates approximately 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom, and ships to 81 countries through its websites. It also offers its merchandise at 151 stores operated by licensees in 22 countries, as well as through its Websites at ae.com, aerie.com, TailgateClothing.com, and ToddSnyder.com. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

 

Trader’s Buzzers: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO), Newfield Exploration Company (NFX)

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) traded within a range of $35.19 to $35.84 after opening the day at $35.61. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 20.44% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.28% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $35.81 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -15.09% below its 52 week high of $43.5 and 109.97% above its 12-month low of $18.62. The shares are down by over -0.18% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 56.25 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. engages in the natural gas midstream, and intrastate transportation and storage businesses in the United States. The company’s Intrastate Transportation and Storage segment transports natural gas from various natural gas producing areas, and through ET fuel system and HPL system. It owns and operates 7,500 miles of natural gas transportation pipelines and three natural gas storage facilities in Texas. Its Interstate Transportation and Storage segment provides natural gas transportation and storage services; owns and operates approximately 12,300 miles of interstate natural gas pipeline; and has interests in various natural gas pipelines. The company’s Midstream segment gathers, compresses, treats, blends, processes, and markets natural gas. It owns and operates 35,000 miles of in service natural gas, 31 natural gas processing plants, 21 natural gas treating facilities, and 4 natural gas conditioning facilities. The company’s Liquids Transportation and Services segment transports mixed NGLs and other hydrocarbons; stores mixed NGLs, NGL products, and petrochemical products; and separates mixed NGL streams into purity products. It owns and operates various NGL pipelines, and NGL storage facilities with aggregate storage capacity of approximately 51 million barrels. Its Investment in Sunoco Logistics segment gathers, purchases, markets, and sells crude oil; and owns and operates 1,800 miles of refined products pipelines. The company’s Retail Marketing segment sells motor fuel and merchandise at company-operated retail locations and branded convenience stores in 14 states, primarily on the east coast and south regions of the United States. Its Other segment provides natural gas compression equipment and compression services; manages coal and natural resources property, sells standing timber, and leases coal-related infrastructure facilities; and generates electrical power. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.65% or $-0.1 to close the day at $15.17 on light trading volume of 3.28M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.7M. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15203 based company has been outperforming the apparel stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 0.89%, compared to the industry which has dropped -6.53% over the same period. With RSI of 35.1, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $18.85, making it a hold for now.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer offering on-trend clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie brands. The company provides denim, bottoms, and other apparel, as well as footwear and accessories for men and women; and intimates, including bras, undies, swim, and other products, as well as apparel and personal care products for women. In addition, it offers sports apparel under the Tailgate brand; and menswear products under the Todd Snyder New York brand name. The company operates approximately 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom, and ships to 81 countries through its websites. It also offers its merchandise at 151 stores operated by licensees in 22 countries, as well as through its Websites at ae.com, aerie.com, TailgateClothing.com, and ToddSnyder.com. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Newfield Exploration Company (NFX) dropped $-0.74 to close the day at a new closing price of $40.5, a -1.79% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 94.34% above its 52 week low of $20.84. A total of 3.28M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.75M. The stock, which fluctuated between $40 and $41.42 during the day, currently situated -19% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -10.44% in the past one month and down by -6.81% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $52.94 and RSI of 35.56, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Newfield Exploration Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. Its principal areas of operation include the Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Oklahoma, the Williston Basin of North Dakota, the Uinta Basin of Utah, and the Maverick and Gulf Coast basins of Texas. The company also holds offshore oil developments in China. As of December 31, 2015, it had proved reserves of approximately 509 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.