Stocks Buzz: Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD), American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL), Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.04% or $-0.01 to close the day at $27.84 on light trading volume of 4.32M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.3M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 29.01%, compared to the industry which has advanced 50.38% over the same period. With RSI of 66.38, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $32.04, making it a hold for now.

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.

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) retreated with the stock falling -2.21% or $-1.06 to close at $46.94 on light trading volume of 4.25M compared its three months average trading volume of 6.4M. The Fort Worth Texas 76155 based company operating under the Major Airlines industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 18.19% up for the period and up by 0.54% so far this year. With price target of $53.73 and a 89.94% rebound from 52-week low, American Airlines Group Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated a mainline fleet of 946 aircraft. It serves 350 destinations in approximately 50 countries. The company was formerly known as AMR Corporation and changed its name to American Airlines Group Inc. in December 2013. American Airlines Group Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -2.25% or $-1.15 to close the day at $49.94 on lower than average trading volume of 4.18M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.84M. The Dallas Texas 75235 based company has been outperforming the regional airlines companies by 18.1885% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 0.2% YTD, versus the regional airlines industry which is up 1.78% for the same period. The RSI of 48.95 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Southwest Airlines Co. operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 704 Boeing 737 aircraft. The company served 97 destinations in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as 7 near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Aruba, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, and Belize. It also sells frequent flyer points and related services to business partners participating in the Rapid Rewards frequent flyer program, including car rental agencies, hotels, restaurants, and retailers. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

 

Stocks in Focus: The Southern Company (SO), Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD), American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL)

The Southern Company (SO) had a light trading with around 3.74M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.99M. The stock traded between $48.9 and $49.5 before closing at the price of $49.05 with -1.15% change on the day. The Atlanta Georgia 30308 based company is currently trading 10.67% above its 52 week low of $46.2 and -8.21% below its 52 week high of $54.64. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 52.7 and $50.88 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity through coal, nuclear, oil and gas, and hydro resources in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. The company also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 31 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 16 solar facilities, 1 wind facility, 1 biomass facility, and 1 landfill gas facility. The company also provides digital wireless communications services with various communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data; and wholesale fiber optic solutions to telecommunication providers in the Southeast. The Southern Company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.04% or $-0.01 to close the day at $27.67 on light trading volume of 3.73M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.32M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 38.21%, compared to the industry which has advanced 68.21% over the same period. With RSI of 65.31, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $32.04, making it a hold for now.

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.

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) shares were down in last trading by -0.8% to $47.26. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.84% over the past week and fell -0.78% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.67% above its 50 day moving average and 24.63% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -6.67% decrease in value from its one year high of $50.64. The RSI indicator value of 49.33, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated a mainline fleet of 946 aircraft. It serves 350 destinations in approximately 50 countries. The company was formerly known as AMR Corporation and changed its name to American Airlines Group Inc. in December 2013. American Airlines Group Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL), Pandora Media, Inc. (P), Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC)

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.9% or $0.89 to close the day at $47.64 on light trading volume of 5.18M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.78M. The Fort Worth Texas 76155 based company has been outperforming the major airlines group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 23.97%, compared to the industry which has advanced 18.55% over the same period. With RSI of 52.49, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $53.73, making it a hold for now.

American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated a mainline fleet of 946 aircraft. It serves 350 destinations in approximately 50 countries. The company was formerly known as AMR Corporation and changed its name to American Airlines Group Inc. in December 2013. American Airlines Group Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

Pandora Media, Inc. (P) climbed 1.96% during last trading as the stock added $0.25 to finish the day at $13 with about 5.17M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.52M. The $3.02B market cap company, which fluctuated between $12.63 and $13.08 during the day, currently situated 83.1% above its 52 week low of $7.1 and -13.22% away from its one year high of $14.98. The RSI of 57.76 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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.

Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC) saw its value decrease by -1.25% as the stock dropped $-0.14 to finish the day at a closing price of $11.1. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $9.06-$13.97 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $11.09 to $11.28 during the day, are down by -10.1% in the past three months and down by -12.94% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.9% above its 20 day moving average and 3.97% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $12.79 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 58.22. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. is a publicly traded real estate investment trust. The firm primarily acquires across the United States single tenant operationally essential real estate, which refers to generally free-standing, commercial real estate facilities where tenants conduct retail, service or distribution activities that are essential to the generation of their sales and profits. The firm was formerly known as Spirit Finance Corp. Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. was formed on August 14, 2003 and is domiciled in the United States.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL), Palatin Technologies, Inc. (PTN), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) had a light trading with around 5.45M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.03M. The stock traded between $46.84 and $49 before closing at the price of $48.1 with -1.11% change on the day. The Fort Worth Texas 76155 based company is currently trading 94.63% above its 52 week low of $24.85 and -5.02% below its 52 week high of $50.64. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 56.52 and $53.33 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated a mainline fleet of 946 aircraft. It serves 350 destinations in approximately 50 countries. The company was formerly known as AMR Corporation and changed its name to American Airlines Group Inc. in December 2013. American Airlines Group Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

Palatin Technologies, Inc. (PTN) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -9.96% or $-0.05 to close the day at $0.45 on active trading volume of 5.43M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.86M. The Cranbury New Jersey 08512 based company has been underperforming the diagnostic substances group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -23.34%, compared to the industry which has advanced 41.3% over the same period. With RSI of 38.49, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $5, making it a hold for now.

Palatin Technologies, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops targeted, receptor-specific peptide therapeutics for the treatment of various diseases in the United States. The company’s principal product is Bremelanotide, an as needed subcutaneous injectable peptide melanocortin receptor agonist, which is in the Phase III clinical studies for the treatment of premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD). Its drug development programs also include Melanocortin receptor-4 (MC4r) peptides and small molecule agonists that are under the preclinical trials for the treatment of conditions responsive to MC4r activation, including female sexual dysfunction, HSDD, erectile dysfunction, obesity, and diabetes; and Melanocortin receptor-1 peptide agonists, which are under preclinical studies for the treatment of inflammatory and dermatologic disease indications, as well as other Melanocortin receptors. In addition, the company is involved in the development of natriuretic peptide receptor-specific programs, including PL-3994, a natriuretic peptide receptor-A, which is in Phase II clinical studies for treatment of heart failure, acute exacerbations of asthma, and refractory hypertension. Palatin Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in Cranbury, New Jersey.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) shares were down in last trading by -1.01% to $129.18. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2% over the past week and grew 5.17% in the past month. It is currently trading 5.43% above its 50 day moving average and 23.98% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.51% decrease in value from its one year high of $133.88. The RSI indicator value of 59.91, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Netflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of television (TV) shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens. The company operates in three segments: Domestic streaming, International streaming and Domestic DVD. It offer members with the ability to receive TV shows and movies streaming content, including original series, documentaries, and feature films through a host of Internet-connected screens, such as TVs, digital video players, TV set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. As of October 17, 2016, it served approximately 86 million streaming members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL), VCA Inc. (WOOF), Groupon, Inc. (GRPN)

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) saw its value increase by 0.33% as the stock gained $0.16 to finish the day at a closing price of $48.64. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $24.85-$50.64 per share for the past year. The shares are up by 27.65% in the past three months and up by 41.97% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.91% above its 20 day moving average and 6.46% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $53.33 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 60.61.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated a mainline fleet of 946 aircraft. It serves 350 destinations in approximately 50 countries. The company was formerly known as AMR Corporation and changed its name to American Airlines Group Inc. in December 2013. American Airlines Group Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

VCA Inc. (WOOF) shares were up in last trading by 0.08% to $90.9. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 28.61% over the past week and grew 40.54% in the past month. It is currently trading 38.42% above its 50 day moving average and 36.84% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.16% decrease in value from its one year high of $73.69. The RSI indicator value of 94.8, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

VCA Inc. operates as an animal healthcare company in the United States and Canada. It operates in two segments, Animal Hospital and Laboratory. The Animal Hospital segment offers general medical and surgical services for companion animals, as well as specialized treatments comprising diagnostic, internal medicine, oncology, neurology, endocrinology, ophthalmology, dermatology, and cardiology services; and sells related retail and pharmaceutical products. It also provides specialty pet products, including pet food, vitamins, therapeutic shampoos and conditioners, flea collars and sprays, and other accessory products; and additional services, such as grooming, bathing, and boarding services. In addition, this segment performs various pet wellness programs, such as health examinations, diagnostic testing, routine vaccinations, spaying, neutering, and dental care. As of December 31, 2015, it operated or managed 682 animal hospitals. The Laboratory segment offers testing and consulting services used by veterinarians in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, monitoring, treatment, and prevention of diseases and other conditions affecting animals. This segment serves animal hospitals, animal practices, universities, and other government organizations. It operated a network of 60 laboratories. VCA Inc. also sells digital radiography and ultrasound imaging equipment, related computer hardware, software, and ancillary services to the veterinary market, as well as provides education and training, consulting, and mobile imaging services; and franchises pet services, including dog day care, overnight boarding, grooming, and other ancillary services at pet care facilities. The company was formerly known as VCA Antech, Inc. and changed its name to VCA Inc. in June 2014. VCA Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) opening the day at $3.51. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 5.42% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.57% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $3.5 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -41.08% below its 52 week high of $5.94 and 62.79% above its 12-month low of $2.15. The shares are down by over -30.83% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 42.46 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Groupon, Inc. operates online local commerce marketplaces that connect merchants to consumers by offering goods and services at a discount in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. It also provides deals on products for which it acts as the merchant of record. The company offers deals in various categories, including food and drink, events and activities, beauty and spa, health and fitness, home and garden, and automotive; and deals on various product lines, such as electronics, sporting goods, jewelry, toys, household items, and apparel, as well as provides discounted and market rates for hotel, airfare, and package deals. It offers its deal offerings to customers through Websites; search engines; and mobile applications and mobile browsers, which enable consumers to browse, purchase, manage, and redeem deals on their mobile devices, as well as sends emails to its subscribers with deal offerings that are targeted by location and personal preferences. The company was formerly known as ThePoint.com, Inc. and changed its name to Groupon, Inc. in October 2008. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Groupon, Inc. is a subsidiary of The Point, LLC.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD), American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL), Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN)

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) climbed 1.34% during last trading as the stock added $0.17 to finish the day at $12.85 with about 4.71M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.09M. The $2.47B market cap company, which fluctuated between $12.51 and $13.09 during the day, currently situated 20.66% above its 52 week low of $10.65 and -33.83% away from its one year high of $19.42. The RSI of 52.79 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. owns and operates senior living communities in the United States. It operates through five segments: Retirement Centers, Assisted Living, Continuing Care Retirement Centers (CCRCs) – Rental, Brookdale Ancillary Services, and Management Services. The Retirement Centers segment owns or leases communities comprising independent living and assisted living units in a single community that are primarily designed for middle to upper income senior citizens. The Assisted Living segment owns or leases communities consisting of freestanding, multi-story communities, and freestanding single story communities, which offer housing and 24-hour assistance with activities of daily life to mid-acuity frail and elderly residents. This segment also operates memory care communities for residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The CCRCs – Rental segment owns or leases communities that offer various living arrangements and services to accommodate various levels of physical ability and health. The Brookdale Ancillary Services segment provides outpatient therapy, home health, and hospice services to residents of its communities, as well as to other senior living communities. The Management Services segment operates communities under the management agreements. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 130 retirement center communities with 24,486 units; 915 assisted living communities with 62,567 units; and 78 CCRCs with 21,367 units, as well as owned or leased 959 communities with 81,067 units and provided management services with respect to 164 communities with 27,353 units for third parties or unconsolidated ventures. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee.

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) gained $0.87 to close the day at a new closing price of $47.08, a 1.88% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 90.5% above its 52 week low of $24.85. A total of 4.7M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.07M. The stock, currently situated -7.03% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -3.23% in the past one month and up by 25.1% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $53.33 and RSI of 52.59, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated a mainline fleet of 946 aircraft. It serves 350 destinations in approximately 50 countries. The company was formerly known as AMR Corporation and changed its name to American Airlines Group Inc. in December 2013. American Airlines Group Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) had a active trading with around 4.68M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.79M. The stock traded at the price of $26.9 with -1.9% change on the day. The Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19112 based company is currently trading 34.1% above its 52 week low of $20.06 and -34.07% below its 52 week high of $40.8. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 31.03 and $36.28 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Urban Outfitters, Inc., a lifestyle specialty retail company, engages in the retail and wholesale of general consumer products. It operates through two segments, Retail and Wholesale. The company retails women’s and men’s fashion apparel, intimates, footwear, beauty and accessories, home goods, activewear and gear, and electronics, as well as a mix of apartment wares and gifts for young adults aged 18 to 28 under the Urban Outfitters brand; and assortment, including women’s casual apparel and accessories, intimates, shoes, beauty, home furnishings, and various gifts and decorative items for women aged 28 to 45 under the Anthropologie brand. It also offers a collection of heirloom quality wedding gowns, bridesmaid frocks, party dresses, assorted jewelry, headpieces, footwear, lingerie, and decorations under the Bhldn brand; and lifestyle home and garden products, antiques, live plants, flowers, wellness products, and accessories under the Terrain brand, as well as operates Terrain garden centers that offer full service restaurant and coffee bar services. In addition, the company operates Free People retail stores that provide merchandise mix of casual women’s apparel, intimates, shoes, accessories, activewear, home products, and gifts for women aged 25 to 30. It serves its customers directly through retail stores, Websites, mobile applications, catalogs, and customer contact centers. As of March 7, 2016, the company operated 240 Urban Outfitters stores; and 218 Anthropologie Group stores comprising Anthropologie, Bhldn, and Terrain brands in the United States, Canada, and Europe, as well as 114 Free People stores in the United States and Canada. It also engages in the wholesale business under the Free People brand that designs, develops, and markets young women’s contemporary casual apparel and shoes to approximately 1,800 specialty stores and select department stores worldwide. The company was founded in 1970 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

Stocks Trending Alert: Denbury Resources Inc. (DNR), American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL), CVS Health Corporation (CVS)

Denbury Resources Inc. (DNR) saw its value decrease by -0.78% as the stock dropped $-0.03 to finish the day at a closing price of $3.81. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $0.86-$4.8 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $3.78 to $3.94 during the day, are up by 17.59% in the past three months and up by 18.32% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.27% below its 20 day moving average and 14.44% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $3.21 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 57.21.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Denbury Resources Inc. operates as an independent oil and natural gas company in the United States. The company primarily focuses on enhanced oil recovery utilizing carbon dioxide. It holds properties located in Mississippi, Texas, Louisiana, and Alabama in the Gulf Coast region; and in Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming in the Rocky Mountain region. As of December 31, 2015, the company had 288.6 million barrels of oil equivalent of estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves. Denbury Resources Inc. was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) shares were up in last trading by 0.7% to $46.21. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.2% over the past week and fell -0.47% in the past month. It is currently trading 2.17% above its 50 day moving average and 22.79% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -8.75% decrease in value from its one year high of $50.64. The RSI indicator value of 46.93, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated a mainline fleet of 946 aircraft. It serves 350 destinations in approximately 50 countries. The company was formerly known as AMR Corporation and changed its name to American Airlines Group Inc. in December 2013. American Airlines Group Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

CVS Health Corporation (CVS) traded within a range of $80.94 to $82.46 after opening the day at $81.41. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 4.17% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.96% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $82.2 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -22.22% below its 52 week high of $106.67 and 18.61% above its 12-month low of $69.3. The shares are down by over -4.49% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 59.82 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

CVS Health Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated pharmacy health care services. It operates through Pharmacy Services and Retail/LTC segments. The Pharmacy Services segment offers pharmacy benefit management solutions, such as plan design and administration, formulary management, Medicare Part D services, mail order and specialty pharmacy services, retail pharmacy network management services, prescription management systems, clinical services, disease management programs, and medical pharmacy management services. This segment serves employers, insurance companies, unions, government employee groups, health plans, managed Medicaid plans and plans offered on public and private exchanges, other sponsors of health benefit plans, and individuals under the CVS Caremark Pharmacy Services, Caremark, CVS Caremark, CarePlus CVS Pharmacy, CVS Specialty, Accordant, SilverScript, NovoLogix, Coram, Navarro Health Services, and Advanced Care Scripts names. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 24 retail specialty pharmacy stores, 11 specialty mail order pharmacies and 5 mail order dispensing pharmacies, and 83 branches for infusion and enteral services. The Retail/LTC segment sells prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, beauty products and cosmetics, personal care products, convenience foods, seasonal merchandise, and greeting cards, as well as provides photo finishing services. It operates 9,655 retail stores in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Brazil primarily under the CVS Pharmacy, CVS, Longs Drugs, Navarro Discount Pharmacy, and Drogaria Onofre names; online retail pharmacy Websites; and 32 onsite pharmacy stores, long-term care pharmacy operations, and retail health care clinics. The company was formerly known as CVS Caremark Corporation and changed its name to CVS Health Corporation in September 2014. CVS Health Corporation was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (LIOX), American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL), U.S. Bancorp (USB)

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (LIOX) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.87% or $-0.05 to close the day at $5.71 on active trading volume of 6.82M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 332.91K. The Waltham Massachusetts 02451 based company has been outperforming the business services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 29.48%, compared to the industry which has advanced 18.07% over the same period. With RSI of 61.76, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $6.17, making it a hold for now.

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides language, content, and testing solutions worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Global Language and Content (GLC) Services, Global Enterprise Solutions (GES), and Interpretation Services. The GLC segment provides content translation services; global marketing services, including the creation, management, translation, and deployment of digital market content and campaigns in languages and technical platforms; and product localization services, such as creating versions of its clients’ products and software applications. This segment also offers language technology solutions for enterprises, freelance translators, and translation agencies on cloud base comprising Translation Workspace, a technology for translators and agencies; and GeoFluent, a machine translation technology, as well as technical engineering and documentation services. The GES segment provides in-country testing solutions, such as managed service for its clients, including finding, recruiting, qualifying, and paying independent professionals; and enterprise testing solutions consisting of enterprise-scale managed test teams, functional testing, multimedia testing, globalization testing, application testing, and application certification under the VeriTest brand. The Interpretation segment offers telephonic, onsite, and simultaneous interpretation services comprising interpreter recruitment, testing, quality assurance, and assessment services in approximately 360 languages to government agencies, businesses, and healthcare organizations. The company serves businesses in various markets, such as technology, manufacturing, life sciences, automotive, aerospace, business services, retail, government, financial, and legal. Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) fell -1.73% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.81 to finish the day at $45.89 with about 6.8M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.01M. The $24.06B market cap company, which fluctuated between $45.61 and $46.93 during the day, currently situated 85.69% above its 52 week low of $24.85 and -9.38% away from its one year high of $50.64. The RSI of 45.91 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated a mainline fleet of 946 aircraft. It serves 350 destinations in approximately 50 countries. The company was formerly known as AMR Corporation and changed its name to American Airlines Group Inc. in December 2013. American Airlines Group Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

U.S. Bancorp (USB) saw its value decrease by -1.68% as the stock dropped $-0.87 to finish the day at a closing price of $50.97. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $37.07-$52.68 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $50.79 to $51.76 during the day, are up by 17.4% in the past three months and up by 31.48% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.18% below its 20 day moving average and 4.56% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $51.5 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 56.21. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

U.S. Bancorp, a financial services holding company, provides a range of financial services in the United States. It offers depository services, which include checking accounts, savings accounts, and time certificate contracts; and lending services, such as traditional credit products, as well as credit card services, leasing financing, import/export trade, asset-backed lending, agricultural finance, and other products. The company also provides ancillary services, including capital markets, treasury management, and receivable lock-box collection services to corporate customers; and a range of asset management and fiduciary services for individuals, estates, foundations, business corporations, and charitable organizations. In addition, it offers investment and insurance products to the company’s customers principally within its markets, as well as fund administration services to a range of mutual and other funds. Further, the company provides corporate and purchasing card, and corporate trust services; and merchant processing services, as well as offers cash and investment management, ATM processing, mortgage banking, and brokerage and leasing services. It serves individuals, businesses, institutional organizations, governmental entities, and other financial institutions. The company offers its services through a network of 3,133 banking offices primarily in the Midwest and West regions of the United States; and a network of 4,936 ATMs, as well as through on-line services and over mobile devices. U.S. Bancorp was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: Calpine Corporation (CPN), AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC), American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL)

Calpine Corporation (CPN) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 2.18% or $0.25 to close the day at $11.7 on active trading volume of 5.95M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.99M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been underperforming the electric utilities group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -20.3%, compared to the industry which has advanced 12.98% over the same period. With RSI of 55.95, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $15.63, making it a hold for now.

Calpine Corporation, a wholesale power generation company, owns and operates natural gas-fired and geothermal power plants in North America. It operates natural gas-fired combustion turbines and renewable geothermal conventional steam turbines. The company sells power, steam, capacity, renewable energy credits, and ancillary services to utilities, independent electric system operators, industrial and agricultural companies, retail power providers, municipalities and other governmental entities, and power marketers, as well as retail commercial, industrial, and residential customers. As of February 5, 2016, it owned and operated 84 power plants, including 1 under construction with an aggregate generation capacity of 27,282 megawatts and 760 megawatts under construction. Calpine Corporation was founded in 1984 and is based in Houston, Texas.

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) climbed 1.78% during last trading as the stock added $0.33 to finish the day at $18.9 with about 5.88M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.69M. The $6.27B market cap company, which fluctuated between $18.6 and $18.92 during the day, currently situated 36.21% above its 52 week low of $15.69 and -4.82% away from its one year high of $20.43. The RSI of 63.08 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

AGNC Investment Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company invests in residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by government-sponsored enterprise or by the United States government agency. It funds its investments primarily through short-term borrowings structured as repurchase agreements. The company has elected to be taxed as a REIT under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes, if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was formerly known as American Capital Agency Corp. and changed its name to AGNC Investment Corp. in September 2016. AGNC Investment Corp. was founded in 2008 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) saw its value increase by 0.86% as the stock gained $0.4 to finish the day at a closing price of $46.7. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $24.85-$50.64 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $46.35 to $47.44 during the day, are up by 24.42% in the past three months and up by 65.64% over the past six months. It is currently trading -2.58% below its 20 day moving average and 3.86% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $52.13 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 50.64. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated a mainline fleet of 946 aircraft. It serves 350 destinations in approximately 50 countries. The company was formerly known as AMR Corporation and changed its name to American Airlines Group Inc. in December 2013. American Airlines Group Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX), American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL), CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF)

Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) saw its value increase by 1.16% as the stock gained $0.25 to finish the day at a closing price of $21.88. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $15.67-$24.79 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $21.66 to $21.92 during the day, are down by -6.89% in the past three months and down by -6.09% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3% above its 20 day moving average and 2.01% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $27.66 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 61.24.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Boston Scientific Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices for use in various interventional medical specialties worldwide. It operates through three segments: Cardiovascular, Rhythm Management, and MedSurg. The company offers interventional cardiology products, including drug-eluting coronary stent systems used in the treatment of coronary artery disease; coronary technology products to treat atherosclerosis; intraluminal catheter-directed ultrasound imaging catheters and systems for use in coronary arteries and heart chambers, as well as peripheral vessels; and structural heart therapy systems. It also provides stents, balloon catheters, wires, peripheral embolization devices, and vena cava filters used to treat peripheral disease; and biliary stents, drainage catheters, and micro-puncture sets to treat, diagnose, and ease benign and malignant tumors. In addition, the company offers cardiac rhythm management devices, such as implantable cardioverter defibrillator systems to detect and treat abnormally fast heart rhythms; implantable cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker systems used to treat heart failure; and medical technologies to diagnose and treat rate and rhythm disorders of the heart comprising steerable radio frequency ablation catheters, intracardiac ultrasound catheters, diagnostic catheters, delivery sheaths, and other accessories. Further, it provides products to diagnose and treat diseases of the pulmonary and gastrointestinal conditions; devices to diagnose, treat, and ease pulmonary disease systems within the airway and lungs; products to treat urinary stone disease and benign prostatic hyperplasia; mid-urethral sling products, sling and graft materials, pelvic floor reconstruction kits, and suturing devices; and spinal cord stimulator systems. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) shares were down in last trading by -0.84% to $46.3. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -4.5% over the past week and grew 1.2% in the past month. It is currently trading 3.23% above its 50 day moving average and 23.2% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -8.57% decrease in value from its one year high of $50.64. The RSI indicator value of 47.5, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated a mainline fleet of 946 aircraft. It serves 350 destinations in approximately 50 countries. The company was formerly known as AMR Corporation and changed its name to American Airlines Group Inc. in December 2013. American Airlines Group Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) traded within a range of $31.66 to $32.59 after opening the day at $32.02. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 1.24% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.24% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $31.87 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -19.19% below its 52 week high of $38.71 and 57.39% above its 12-month low of $20.77. The shares are up by over 33.15% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 64.5 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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.