Stocks Buzz: American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO), Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF), Uranium Energy Corp. (UEC)

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) managed to rebound with the stock declining 0% or $0 to close the day at $15.48 on light trading volume of 3.13M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.23M. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15203 based company has been outperforming the apparel stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 11.98%, compared to the industry which has dropped -3.36% over the same period. With RSI of 52.13, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $18.29, 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.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) retreated with the stock falling -0.56% or $-0.07 to close at $12.47 on light trading volume of 3.11M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.49M. The New Albany Ohio 43054 based company operating under the Apparel Stores industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -49.73% down for the period and up by 3.92% so far this year. With price target of $13.4 and a 14.3% rebound from 52-week low, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of casual apparel. The company sells knit and woven shirts, graphic T-shirts, fleece, jeans and woven pants, shorts, sweaters, and outerwear; personal care products; and accessories for men, women, and kids under the Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, and Hollister brand names. As of March 2, 2016, it operated through 754 stores in the United States; and 178 stores in Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The company sells its products through its stores and direct-to-consumer sales. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in New Albany, Ohio.

Uranium Energy Corp. (UEC) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -5.98% or $-0.11 to close the day at $1.73 on higher than average trading volume of 3.11M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.22M. The Vancouver British Columbia V6E 2Y3 based company has been outperforming the industrial metals & minerals companies by 87.8989% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 54.46% YTD, versus the industrial metals & minerals industry which is up 17.86% for the same period. The RSI of 59.38 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Uranium Energy Corp. engages in the exploration, pre-extraction, extraction, and processing of uranium concentrates on projects located in the United States and the Republic of Paraguay. As of July 31, 2016, it had mineral rights in uranium projects located in the states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and Wyoming, as well as in the Republic of Paraguay. The company was formerly known as Carlin Gold Inc. and changed its name to Uranium Energy Corp. in January 2005. Uranium Energy Corp. was incorporated in 2003 and is based in Corpus Christi, Texas.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Sanchez Energy Corporation (SN), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO), Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW)

Sanchez Energy Corporation (SN) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -2.65% or $-0.34 to close the day at $12.47 on light trading volume of 3.22M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.59M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 336.01%, compared to the industry which has advanced 52.15% over the same period. With RSI of 52.31, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $15.64, making it a hold for now.

Sanchez Energy Corporation, an independent exploration and production company, engages in the exploration, acquisition, and development of oil and natural gas resources in the onshore U.S. Gulf Coast. It holds a 93% working interest in the Eagle Ford Shale, which consists of approximately 200,000 net leasehold acres in the oil and condensate, or black oil and volatile oil located in South Texas; and a 65% working interest in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale covering an area of approximately 62,000 net leasehold acres situated in Mississippi and Louisiana. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) fell -2.48% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.39 to finish the day at $15.31 with about 3.18M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.33M. The $2.75B market cap company, which fluctuated between $15.26 and $15.83 during the day, currently situated 21.4% above its 52 week low of $13.23 and -20.53% away from its one year high of $19.55. The RSI of 48.87 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.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) saw its value increase by 0.3% as the stock gained $0.04 to finish the day at a closing price of $13.29. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $9.81-$15.91 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $13.25 to $13.86 during the day, are up by 13.94% in the past three months and down by -10.71% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.48% above its 20 day moving average and 6.66% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $13.5 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 64.66. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. It acquires, develops, and invests in healthcare facilities; and leases healthcare facilities to healthcare operating companies and healthcare providers. The company also provides mortgage loans to healthcare operators, as well as working capital and other term loans to its tenants/borrowers. As of February 24, 2011, its portfolio consisted of 58 properties, including 22 general acute care hospitals, 17 long-term acute care hospitals, 9 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, 2 medical office buildings, and 6 wellness centers, as well as 2 non-owned general acute care facilities. The company has elected to be taxed as a REIT under the Tax Code. As a REIT, it would not be subject to federal income tax purposes, provided that it distributes at least 90% of its REIT taxable income to its shareholders. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Birmingham, Alabama.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF), Flotek Industries, Inc. (FTK), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) retreated with the stock falling -1.29% or $-0.45 to close at $34.49 on light trading volume of 3.72M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.55M. The Deerfield Illinois 60015 based company operating under the Agricultural Chemicals industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 28.38% up for the period and up by 9.56% so far this year. With price target of $31.6 and a 70.33% rebound from 52-week low, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizers and other nitrogen products worldwide. The company operates through Ammonia, Granular Urea, UAN, AN, Other, and Phosphate segments. Its primary nitrogen fertilizer products include ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate, and ammonium nitrate. The company also provides diesel exhaust fluid, urea liquor, nitric acid, and aqua ammonia as well as compound fertilizer product, such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium fertilizer. It offers products primarily to cooperatives, independent fertilizer distributors, farmers, and industrial users. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

Flotek Industries, Inc. (FTK) gained $1.67 to close the day at a new closing price of $12.22, a 15.83% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 106.42% above its 52 week low of $6.11. A total of 3.68M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.19M. The stock, which fluctuated between $11.16 and $12.41 during the day, currently situated -27.82% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 27.96% in the past one month and up by 10.19% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $16 and RSI of 69.89, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Flotek Industries, Inc. develops and supplies oilfield products, services, and equipment to the oil, gas, and mining industries in the United States and internationally. The company’s Energy Chemistry Technologies segment designs, develops, manufactures, packages, and markets chemistries under the Complex nano-Fluid brand for use in oil and gas well drilling, cementing, completion, stimulation, and production activities, as well as for use in enhanced and improved oil recovery markets. This segment also constructs and manages automated material handling facilities; and manages loading facilities and blending operations for oilfield services companies. Its Consumer and Industrial Chemistry Technologies segment designs, develops, processes, manufactures, and sells citrus oils for food and beverage companies, fragrance companies, and companies providing household and industrial cleaning products, as well as for use in the oil and gas industry. The company’s Drilling Technologies segment inspects, manufactures, sells, markets, and rents down-hole drilling equipment that are used in energy, mining, and industrial drilling activities through direct and agent-based sales. This segment also rents stabilizers, drill collars, reamers, wipers, jars, shock subs, wireless survey, measurement while drilling tools, Stemulator tools, and mud-motors; and sells mining equipment, cementing accessories, and drilling motor components. Its Production Technologies segment assembles and markets the Petrovalve product line of rod pump components, hydraulic pumping units, electric submersible pumps, gas separators, valves, and services that support natural gas and oil production activities. The company also provides reservoir engineering and modeling services for various hydrocarbon applications. It also serves pressure pumping service, supply chain management, cosmetic, and national and state-owned oil companies. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) shares were up in last trading by 2.86% to $15.48. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.93% over the past week and grew 1.57% in the past month. It is currently trading -1.88% below its 50 day moving average and -5.82% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -19.65% decrease in value from its one year high of $19.55. The RSI indicator value of 51.04, 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.

 

3 Notable Runners: GrubHub Inc. (GRUB), Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

GrubHub Inc. (GRUB) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.87% or $0.76 to close the day at $41.31 on higher than average trading volume of 3.33M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.4M. The Chicago Illinois 60602 based company has been outperforming the internet information providers companies by 12.1499% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 9.81% YTD, versus the internet information providers industry which is up 7.55% for the same period. The RSI of 63.89 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

GrubHub Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides an online and mobile platform for restaurant pick-up and delivery orders in the United States. The company connects approximately 40,000 local restaurants with diners in approximately 1,000 cities. It operates GrubHub and Seamless Websites through grubhub.com and seamless.com. The company also offers GrubHub and Seamless mobile applications and mobile Websites for iPhone, iPad, Android, iWatch, and Apple TV devices; and Seamless Corporate program that helps businesses address inefficiencies in food ordering and associated billing. In addition, it provides Allmenus.com and MenuPages, which provide an aggregated database of approximately 380,000 menus from restaurants in 50 states; OrderHub and Boost tools that allows it to monitor orders through the takeout process; and Website design and hosting services for restaurants, as well as delivery services for restaurants on its platform. The company was formerly known as GrubHub Seamless Inc. and changed its name to GrubHub Inc. in February 2014. GrubHub Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX) had a active trading with around 3.32M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.52M. The stock traded between $7.63 and $8.05 before closing at the price of $7.66 with -4.84% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77043 based company is currently trading 194.62% above its 52 week low of $2.6 and -35.47% below its 52 week high of $11.87. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 32.82 and $11.57 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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) traded within a range of $14.76 to $15.34 after opening the day at $15.31. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -2.37% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.5% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $14.81 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -23.13% below its 52 week high of $19.55 and 19.46% above its 12-month low of $13. The shares are down by over -8.25% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 40.58 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.

 

Traders Recap: Olin Corporation (OLN), Rennova Health, Inc. (RNVA), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

Olin Corporation (OLN) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 3.18% or $0.95 to close the day at $30.83 on higher than average trading volume of 3.91M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.23M. The Clayton Missouri 63105 based company has been outperforming the specialty chemicals companies by 42.5764% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 20.38% YTD, versus the specialty chemicals industry which is up 8.23% for the same period. The RSI of 73.43 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Olin Corporation manufactures and distributes chemical products in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls, Epoxy, and Winchester. The Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls segment offers chlorine and caustic soda, ethylene dichloride and vinyl chloride monomers, methyl chloride, methylene chloride, chloroform, carbon tetrachloride, perchloroethylene, trichloroethylene and vinylidene chloride, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, bleach products, and potassium hydroxide. The Epoxy segment provides allyl chloride and epichlorohydrin for use in resins and other plastic materials, water purification, and pesticides, as well as for the manufacturers of polymers; liquid epoxy resins used in adhesives, paints and coatings, composites, and flooring; and converted epoxy resins and additives for use in electrical laminates, paints and coatings, wind blades, electronics, and construction. The Winchester segment offers sporting ammunition, law enforcement ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and components, and industrial cartridges. The company markets its products through its sales force, as well as directly to various industrial customers, mass merchants, retailers, wholesalers, other distributors, and the U.S. Government and its prime contractors. Olin Corporation was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Clayton, Missouri.

Rennova Health, Inc. (RNVA) had a light trading with around 3.86M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.92M. The stock traded between $0.07 and $0.07 before closing at the price of $0.07 with -2.03% change on the day. The West Palm Beach Florida 33401 based company is currently trading 10.46% above its 52 week low of $0.06 and -94.17% below its 52 week high of $1.16. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 39.74 and $18.5 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Rennova Health, Inc. provides diagnostics and supportive software solutions to healthcare providers in the United States. It offers products and services, including laboratory diagnostics, healthcare technology solutions, and revenue cycle management solutions, as well as intends to provide financial services in the form of loans to physician practices. The company provides toxicology, clinical pharmacogenetics, and esoteric testing services; develops Web-based system to place lab orders, track samples, and view test reports in real time; Web-enabled laboratory information management solutions; Medical Mime, which offers an electronic health record for substance abuse and behavioral health providers; and CollabRx that enhances cancer diagnoses and treatment through actionable data analytics and reporting for oncologists and their patients. Rennova Health, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) traded within a range of $14.89 to $15.29 after opening the day at $15.05. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -1.19% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.33% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $14.99 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -22.19% below its 52 week high of $19.55 and 20.91% above its 12-month low of $12.78. The shares are down by over -9.42% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 45.08 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.

 

Trader Alert: Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN), Avery Dennison Corporation (AVY), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) retreated with the stock falling -3.52% or $-3.57 to close at $97.86 on light trading volume of 3.02M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.08M. The Las Vegas Nevada 89109 based company operating under the Resorts & Casinos industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 61.46% up for the period and up by 13.12% so far this year. With price target of $97.29 and a 77.15% rebound from 52-week low, Wynn Resorts, Limited has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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

Avery Dennison Corporation (AVY) gained $6.63 to close the day at a new closing price of $79.65, a 9.08% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 37.14% above its 52 week low of $60.37. A total of 3.02M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 742.73K. The stock, which fluctuated between $76.51 and $80.84 during the day, currently situated 1.45% above its 52 week high. The stock is up by 13.43% in the past one month and up by 14.78% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $82 and RSI of 76.87, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Avery Dennison Corporation produces and sells pressure-sensitive materials worldwide. It operates through Pressure-Sensitive Materials, Retail Branding and Information Solutions, and Vancive Medical Technologies segments. The Pressure-sensitive Materials segment offers pressure-sensitive label and packaging materials, graphics, reflective products, tapes, and performance polymers. This segment markets its products under the Fasson, JAC, and Avery Dennison brands to label printers and converters for labeling, decorating, fastening, and electronic data processing applications in the home and personal care, beer and beverage, durables, pharmaceutical, wine and spirits, and food market industries. The Retail Branding and Information Solutions segment designs, manufactures, and sells various branding and information solutions, including creative services, brand embellishments, graphic tickets, tags, labels, and sustainable packaging solutions; and information solutions, such as price ticketing and marking, brand protection, security solutions, and compliance solutions, as well as radio-frequency identification-enabled inventory accuracy, visibility, and loss prevention solutions. This segment serves retailers, brand owners, apparel manufacturers, distributors, and industrial customers. The Vancive Medical Technologies segment offers pressure-sensitive adhesive products for surgical, wound care, ostomy, wearable device, and electromedical applications to medical device manufacturers, clinicians, and patients. The company was formerly known as Avery International Corporation and changed its name to Avery Dennison Corporation in 1990. Avery Dennison Corporation was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Glendale, California.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) shares were down in last trading by -0.6% to $15.02. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.21% over the past week and fell -0.99% in the past month. It is currently trading -7.06% below its 50 day moving average and -8.7% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -22.04% decrease in value from its one year high of $19.55. The RSI indicator value of 46.35, 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 Trend Analysis: NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO), Platform Specialty Products Corporation (PAH)

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.06% or $-0.01 to close the day at $16.45 on light trading volume of 3.32M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.8M. The Princeton New Jersey 08540 based company has been outperforming the diversified utilities group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 64.02%, compared to the industry which has advanced 20.75% over the same period. With RSI of 85.67, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $17.25, making it a hold for now.

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.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) retreated with the stock falling -3.04% or $-0.46 to close at $14.67 on light trading volume of 3.32M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.66M. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15203 based company operating under the Apparel Stores industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 5.31% up for the period and down by -3.3% so far this year. With price target of $18.29 and a 18.33% rebound from 52-week low, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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.

Platform Specialty Products Corporation (PAH) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.25% or $0.15 to close the day at $12.11 on higher than average trading volume of 3.3M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.26M. The West Palm Beach Florida 33401 based company has been outperforming the specialty chemicals companies by 62.1714% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 23.45% YTD, versus the specialty chemicals industry which is up 8.07% for the same period. The RSI of 83.16 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Platform Specialty Products Corporation produces and sells specialty chemical products in the Americas, the Asia-Pacific, and Europe. It operates through two segments, Performance Solutions and Agricultural Solutions. The Performance Solutions segment offers plating products that are used to plate holes; electroless nickel products, which are applied to metal and plastic surfaces; electronic assembly materials for use in the electronic market and residential boiler systems; final finishes that are used on printed circuit boards; circuit formation products for surface preparation; oxides, which are used in the fabrication of multilayer circuit boards; semiconductor materials and packaging products; and pre-treatment and cleaning solutions. It also provides functional conversion coatings that are applied to metals to enhance corrosion resistance and paint adhesion; hard-coated films, which are used for the membrane switch in the touch screen markets; production and drilling fluids used in subsea control systems; solid sheet printing elements for use in flexographic printing and platemaking processes; liquid products to produce printing plates; and printing equipment. The Agricultural Solutions segment offers fungicides and biofungicides to prevent the spread of fungi and other diseases in crops; herbicides to control unwanted plants; insecticides, bioinsecticides, and acaricides; biostimulants and innovative nutrition products; and seed treatment products, which are applied to seed before planting, as well as animal health products, such as honey bee protective miticides and veterinary vaccines. The company was formerly known as Platform Acquisition Holdings Limited and changed its name to Platform Specialty Products Corporation in October 2013. Platform Specialty Products Corporation was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida.

 

Traders Watch list: Dynegy Inc. (DYN), Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. (BCEI), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

Dynegy Inc. (DYN) saw its value decrease by -0.3% as the stock dropped $-0.03 to finish the day at a closing price of $9.94. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $7.01-$22.01 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $9.84 to $10.19 during the day, are down by -12.96% in the past three months and down by -37.6% over the past six months. It is currently trading 7.54% above its 20 day moving average and 11.92% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $13.31 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 57.9.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Dynegy Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and sells electric energy, capacity, and ancillary services in the United States. It operates in three segments, Coal, IPH, and Gas. The company sells its services on a wholesale basis from its power generation facilities. It has a fleet of 35 power plants in 8 states totaling approximately 26,000 megawatts of generating capacity. The company serves a range of customers, including regional transmission organizations, independent system operators, integrated utilities, municipalities, electric cooperatives, transmission and distribution utilities, and power marketers; financial participants, such as banks and hedge funds; and residential, commercial, and industrial end-users. Dynegy Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. (BCEI) shares were down in last trading by -6.64% to $2.67. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.2% over the past week and grew 214.12% in the past month. It is currently trading 70.02% above its 50 day moving average and 57.33% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -42.83% decrease in value from its one year high of $4.67. The RSI indicator value of 61.06, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Bonanza Creek Energy Inc., an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of onshore oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas in the United States. The company’s oil and liquids weighted assets are located primarily in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado; and the Dorcheat Macedonia Field in southern Arkansas. It also owns and operates oil-producing assets in the North Park Basin in Colorado; and the McKamie Patton Field in Southern Arkansas. Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. On January 4, 2017, Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. along with its affiliates filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) traded within a range of $15.11 to $15.45 after opening the day at $15.39. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -0.26% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.5% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $15.13 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -21.47% below its 52 week high of $19.55 and 22.04% above its 12-month low of $12.78. The shares are down by over -9.66% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 43.73 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.

 

Worth Watching Stocks: Pandora Media, Inc. (P), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO), Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC (VNR)

Pandora Media, Inc. (P) saw its value increase by 1.29% as the stock gained $0.17 to finish the day at a closing price of $13.38. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $7.1-$14.98 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $13.29 to $13.52 during the day, are up by 4.53% in the past three months and up by 1.59% over the past six months. It is currently trading 4.34% above its 20 day moving average and 7.21% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $14.48 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 62.56.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Pandora Media, Inc. provides Internet music streaming services in North America. The company allows its listeners to create personalized stations to access free music and comedy catalogs, as well as personalized playlist generating system; and offers Pandora One, a paid subscription service to listeners. It also sells audio, display, and video advertising to advertisers for delivery on computer, mobile, and other connected device platforms. In addition, the company offers ticketing and marketing software and services for venues and event promoters to promote their events, as well as allow fans to find and purchase tickets for events. Pandora Media, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Oakland, California.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) shares were up in last trading by 2.54% to $15.36. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.39% over the past week and grew 1.79% in the past month. It is currently trading -6.66% below its 50 day moving average and -6.66% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -20.27% decrease in value from its one year high of $19.55. The RSI indicator value of 46.5, 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.

Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC (VNR) traded within a range of $0.91 to $1.05 after opening the day at $0.92. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 50.75% so far this year. The stock was up close to 12.82% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $1.01 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -62.31% below its 52 week high of $2.69 and 119.57% above its 12-month low of $0.46. The shares are up by over 34.67% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 67.51 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC, through its subsidiaries, acquires and develops oil and natural gas properties in the United States. It owns properties, and oil and natural gas reserves primarily located in 10 operating basins, including the Green River Basin in Wyoming; the Permian Basin in West Texas and New Mexico; the Gulf Coast Basin in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama; the Anadarko Basin in Oklahoma and North Texas; the Piceance Basin in Colorado; the Big Horn Basin in Wyoming and Montana; the Arkoma Basin in Arkansas and Oklahoma; the Williston Basin in North Dakota and Montana; the Wind River Basin in Wyoming; and the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. As of December 31, 2015, the company had total estimated proved reserves of 2,289.3 million barrels of oil equivalent, as well as owned working interests in 14,459 gross productive wells and approximately 881,508 gross undeveloped acres. Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks Highlights: American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO), Praxair, Inc. (PX), Finisar Corporation (FNSR)

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) had a light trading with around 3.54M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.75M. The stock traded between $14.7 and $15.05 before closing at the price of $14.98 with 1.63% change on the day. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15203 based company is currently trading 20.83% above its 52 week low of $12.78 and -22.24% below its 52 week high of $19.55. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 39.92 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.

Praxair, Inc. (PX) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.87% or $1.01 to close the day at $117.69 on active trading volume of 3.54M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.34M. The Danbury Connecticut 06810 based company has been outperforming the chemicals – major diversified group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 25.71%, compared to the industry which has advanced 49.3% over the same period. With RSI of 52.56, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $1.6, making it a hold for now.

Praxair, Inc. produces, sells, and distributes atmospheric, process, and specialty gases, as well as surface coatings in North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. The company offers atmospheric gases, such as oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases; and process gases comprising carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, and acetylene. It also designs, engineers, and builds equipment that produces industrial gases; and manufactures precious metal and ceramic sputtering targets used primarily in the production of semiconductors. In addition, the company supplies wear-resistant and high-temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings and powders to the aircraft, energy, printing, primary metals, petrochemical, textile, and other industries. Further, it provides electric arc, plasma and wire spray, and high-velocity oxy-fuel equipment; and distributes hardgoods and welding equipment purchased from independent manufacturers. The company sells its products primarily through independent distributors. It serves various industries, such as healthcare, petroleum refining, manufacturing, beverage carbonation, fiber-optics, steel making, aerospace, chemicals, and water treatment. Praxair, Inc. was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut.

Finisar Corporation (FNSR) shares were up in last trading by 4.63% to $30.05. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 3.51% over the past week and fell -4.75% in the past month. It is currently trading -3.5% below its 50 day moving average and 26.59% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -18.45% decrease in value from its one year high of $36.85. The RSI indicator value of 49.52, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Finisar Corporation provides optical subsystems and components for data communication and telecommunication applications in the United States, Malaysia, China, and internationally. Its optical subsystems primarily consist of transmitters, receivers, transceivers, transponders, and active optical cables that provide the fundamental optical-electrical or optoelectronic interface for interconnecting the electronic equipment used in communication networks, including the switches, routers, and servers used in wireline networks, as well as the antennas and base stations used in wireless networks. The company also offers wavelength selective switches, which are used to switch network traffic from one optical fiber to multiple other fibers without converting to an electronic signal. In addition, it provides optical components comprising packaged lasers, receivers, and photodetectors for data communication and telecommunication applications; and passive optical components for telecommunication applications. Finisar Corporation markets its products through its direct sales force, as well as through a network of distributors and manufacturers’ representatives to the original equipment manufacturers of storage systems, networking equipment, and telecommunication equipment, as well as to their contract manufacturers. Finisar Corporation was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.