3 Trending Stocks: Facebook, Inc. (FB), Citigroup Inc. (C), Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Facebook, Inc. (FB) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.84% or $2.12 to close the day at $117.2 on active trading volume of 33.88M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 19.38M. The Menlo Park California 94025 based company has been outperforming the internet information providers group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 12.65%, compared to the industry which has advanced 3.35% over the same period. With RSI of 32.9, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $156.6, making it a hold for now.

Facebook, Inc. operates as a mobile application and Website that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate each other on mobile devices and personal computers worldwide. Its solutions also include Instagram, a mobile application that enables people to take photos or videos, customize them with filter effects, and share them with friends and followers in a photo feed or send them directly to friends; Messenger, a messaging application for mobile and Web on various platforms and devices, which enable people to reach others instantly, as well as enable businesses to engage with customers; and WhatsApp Messenger, a mobile messaging application. The company also develops Oculus virtual reality technology and content platform, which allow people to enter an immersive and interactive environment to play games, consume content, and connect with others. As of December 31, 2015, it had 1.04 billion daily active users (DAUs) and 934 million DAUs who accessed Facebook from a mobile device. The company has a partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry to augment the Millennium Alliance initiative, as well as support and expand the development of the social enterprise sector in India. Facebook, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

Citigroup Inc. (C) climbed 1.41% during last trading as the stock added $0.77 to finish the day at $55.45 with about 33.4M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 19.08M. The $159.69B market cap company, which fluctuated between $53.71 and $55.47 during the day, currently situated 61.92% above its 52 week low of $34.52 and 1.02% away from its one year high of $55.47. The RSI of 79.36 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Citigroup Inc., a diversified financial services holding company, provides various financial products and services for consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions worldwide. It operates through two segments, Citicorp and Citi Holdings. The Citicorp segment offers traditional banking services to retail customers through retail banking, commercial banking, Citi-branded cards, and Citi retail services. This segment also provides various banking, credit card lending, and investment services through a network of local branches, offices, and electronic delivery systems. In addition, it offers wholesale banking products and services to corporate, institutional, public sector, and high-net-worth clients. Further, this segment provides fixed income and equity sales and trading, foreign exchange, prime brokerage, derivative services, equity and fixed income research, corporate lending, investment banking and advisory services, private banking, cash management, trade finance, and securities services. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 2,994 branches in 24 countries. The Citi Holdings segment provides consumer loans; portfolio of securities, loans, and other assets; and retail alternative investment and other services. Citigroup Inc. was founded in 1812 and is based in New York, New York.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) saw its value increase by 1.32% as the stock gained $1.4 to finish the day at a closing price of $107.11. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $89.47-$119.92 per share for the past year. The shares are down by -1.43% in the past three months and up by 14.47% over the past six months. It is currently trading -4.81% below its 20 day moving average and -4.62% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $131 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 34.36. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players to consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, and education, enterprise, and government customers worldwide. The company also sells related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. It offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; and Mac, a line of desktop and portable personal computers. The company also provides iLife, a consumer-oriented digital lifestyle software application suite; iWork, an integrated productivity suite that helps users create, present, and publish documents, presentations, and spreadsheets; and other application software, such as Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro X, and FileMaker Pro. In addition, it offers Apple TV that connects to consumers’ TV and enables them to access digital content directly for streaming high definition video, playing music and games, and viewing photos; Apple Watch, a personal electronic device; and iPod, a line of portable digital music and media players. Further, the company sells Apple-branded and third-party Mac-compatible, and iOS-compatible accessories, such as headphones, displays, storage devices, Beats products, and other connectivity and computing products and supplies. Additionally, it offers iCloud, a cloud service; AppleCare that offers support options for its customers; and Apple Pay, a mobile payment service. The company sells and delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, App Store, Mac App Store, TV App Store, iBooks Store, and Apple Music. It also sells its products through its retail and online stores, and direct sales force, as well as through third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Apple Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Regions Financial Corporation (RF), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Apple Inc. (AAPL) saw its value decrease by -2.51% as the stock dropped $-2.72 to finish the day at a closing price of $105.71. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $89.47-$119.92 per share for the past year. The shares are down by -2.86% in the past three months and up by 14.27% over the past six months. It is currently trading -6.52% below its 20 day moving average and -5.89% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $131 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 27.25.The technical indicator lead us to believe the stock will reverse recent losses any time soon.

Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players to consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, and education, enterprise, and government customers worldwide. The company also sells related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. It offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; and Mac, a line of desktop and portable personal computers. The company also provides iLife, a consumer-oriented digital lifestyle software application suite; iWork, an integrated productivity suite that helps users create, present, and publish documents, presentations, and spreadsheets; and other application software, such as Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro X, and FileMaker Pro. In addition, it offers Apple TV that connects to consumers’ TV and enables them to access digital content directly for streaming high definition video, playing music and games, and viewing photos; Apple Watch, a personal electronic device; and iPod, a line of portable digital music and media players. Further, the company sells Apple-branded and third-party Mac-compatible, and iOS-compatible accessories, such as headphones, displays, storage devices, Beats products, and other connectivity and computing products and supplies. Additionally, it offers iCloud, a cloud service; AppleCare that offers support options for its customers; and Apple Pay, a mobile payment service. The company sells and delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, App Store, Mac App Store, TV App Store, iBooks Store, and Apple Music. It also sells its products through its retail and online stores, and direct sales force, as well as through third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Apple Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) shares were up in last trading by 6.59% to $13.27. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 21.08% over the past week and grew 32.04% in the past month. It is currently trading 29.28% above its 50 day moving average and 46.37% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a 6.42% increase in value from its one year high of $13.4. The RSI indicator value of 85.82, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

Regions Financial Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides banking and bank-related services to individual and corporate customers in the United States. Its Corporate Bank segment offers commercial banking services, such as commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, and investor real estate lending, as well as equipment lease financing services. This segment serves corporate, middle market, small business, and commercial real estate developers and investors. The company’s Consumer Bank segment provides consumer banking products and services related to residential first mortgages, home equity lines and loans, small business loans, indirect loans, consumer credit cards, and other consumer loans, as well as the corresponding deposit relationships. Its Wealth Management segment offers wealth management products and services, including credit related products, trust and investment management, asset management, retirement and savings solutions, estate planning, and personal and commercial insurance products to individuals, businesses, governmental institutions, and non-profit entities. The company also provides insurance coverage for various lines of personal and commercial insurance, such as property, vehicle, casualty, life, health, and accident insurance, as well as commercial crop, life, and environmental insurance; and commercial equipment financing products, as well as offers securities, insurance, and advisory services through financial consultants. In addition, it offers securities brokerage, merger and acquisition advisory, trust, and other specialty financing services. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,627 banking offices and 1,962 ATMs in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Regions Financial Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) traded within a range of $77.25 to $80.44 after opening the day at $77.25. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 23.97% so far this year. The stock was up close to 3.68% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $79.51 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 2.93% above its 52 week high of $80.44 and 54.87% above its 12-month low of $52.5. The shares are up by over 21.88% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 87.47 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. operates as a financial services company worldwide. It operates through Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management segments. The Consumer & Community Banking segment offers deposit and investment products and services to consumers; lending, deposit, and cash management and payment solutions to small businesses; residential mortgages and home equity loans; and credit cards, payment services, payment processing services, auto loans and leases, and student loans. The Corporate & Investment Bank segment provides investment banking products and services, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, as well as loan origination and syndication; treasury services, such as cash management and liquidity solutions; and cash securities and derivative instruments, risk management solutions, prime brokerage, and research services. It also offers securities services, including custody, fund accounting and administration, and securities lending products for asset managers, insurance companies, and public and private investment funds. The Commercial Banking segment offers financial solutions, including lending, treasury, investment banking, and asset management to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and nonprofit entities, as well as financing to real estate investors and owners. The Asset Management segment provides investment and wealth management services across various asset classes, such as equities, fixed income, alternatives, and money market funds; multi-asset investment management services; retirement services; and brokerage and banking services comprising trusts, estates, loans, mortgages, and deposits. It has a strategic relationship with InvestCloud for the development of new digital capabilities for individual investors. JPMorgan Chase & Co. was founded in 1799 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Apple Inc. (AAPL), General Motors Company (GM)

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) retreated with the stock falling -2.69% or $-0.9 to close at $32.59 on active trading volume of 35.79M compared its three months average trading volume of 22.63M. The New York New York 10017 based company operating under the Drug Manufacturers – Major industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 1.3% up for the period and up by 4.78% so far this year. With price target of $37.86 and a 18.53% rebound from 52-week low, Pfizer Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Pfizer Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells healthcare products worldwide. The company operates through Global Innovative Pharmaceutical (GIP); Global Vaccines, Oncology and Consumer Healthcare (VOC); and Global Established Pharmaceutical (GEP) segments. The GIP segment develops and commercializes medicines for various therapeutic areas, including inflammation/immunology, cardiovascular/metabolic, neuroscience/pain, and rare diseases. The VOC segment develops and commercializes vaccines, as well as products for oncology and consumer healthcare. It provides over-the-counter products comprising dietary supplements under the Centrum, Caltrate, and Emergen-C brands; pain management products under the Advil and ThermaCare brands; gastrointestinal products under the Nexium 24HR/Nexium Control and Preparation H brands; and respiratory and personal care products under the brand names of Robitussin, Advil Cold & Sinus, Advil Sinus Congestion Relief & Pain, Dimetapp, and ChapStick. The GEP segment offers products that have lost marketing exclusivity in various markets; and branded generics, generic sterile injectable products, biosimilars, infusion systems, and other products. The company serves wholesalers, retailers, hospitals, clinics, government agencies, pharmacies, and individual provider offices, as well as centers for disease control and prevention. It has licensing agreements with Cellectis SA and AstraZeneca PLC; and collaborative agreements with Eli Lilly & Company, OPKO Health, Inc., BioRap Technologies LTD., Merck KGaA, and Transgene S.A. Pfizer Inc. was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) gained $0.64 to close the day at a new closing price of $108.43, a 0.59% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 22.47% above its 52 week low of $89.47. A total of 34.1M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 35.98M. The stock, which fluctuated between $106.55 and $108.87 during the day, currently situated -8.18% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -6.83% in the past one month and down by -0.45% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $131 and RSI of 33.02, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players to consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, and education, enterprise, and government customers worldwide. The company also sells related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. It offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; and Mac, a line of desktop and portable personal computers. The company also provides iLife, a consumer-oriented digital lifestyle software application suite; iWork, an integrated productivity suite that helps users create, present, and publish documents, presentations, and spreadsheets; and other application software, such as Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro X, and FileMaker Pro. In addition, it offers Apple TV that connects to consumers’ TV and enables them to access digital content directly for streaming high definition video, playing music and games, and viewing photos; Apple Watch, a personal electronic device; and iPod, a line of portable digital music and media players. Further, the company sells Apple-branded and third-party Mac-compatible, and iOS-compatible accessories, such as headphones, displays, storage devices, Beats products, and other connectivity and computing products and supplies. Additionally, it offers iCloud, a cloud service; AppleCare that offers support options for its customers; and Apple Pay, a mobile payment service. The company sells and delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, App Store, Mac App Store, TV App Store, iBooks Store, and Apple Music. It also sells its products through its retail and online stores, and direct sales force, as well as through third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Apple Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

General Motors Company (GM) shares were up in last trading by 3.94% to $34.02. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 9.18% over the past week and grew 7.97% in the past month. It is currently trading 7.32% above its 50 day moving average and 12.32% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.27% decrease in value from its one year high of $36.88. The RSI indicator value of 66.54, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

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

 

3 Trending Stocks: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Apple Inc. (AAPL) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -2.79% or $-3.09 to close the day at $107.79 on active trading volume of 57.07M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 35.47M. The Cupertino California 95014 based company has been underperforming the electronic equipment group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -5.1%, compared to the industry which has dropped -3.74% over the same period. With RSI of 32.13, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $130.75, making it a hold for now.

Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players to consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, and education, enterprise, and government customers worldwide. The company also sells related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. It offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; and Mac, a line of desktop and portable personal computers. The company also provides iLife, a consumer-oriented digital lifestyle software application suite; iWork, an integrated productivity suite that helps users create, present, and publish documents, presentations, and spreadsheets; and other application software, such as Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro X, and FileMaker Pro. In addition, it offers Apple TV that connects to consumers’ TV and enables them to access digital content directly for streaming high definition video, playing music and games, and viewing photos; Apple Watch, a personal electronic device; and iPod, a line of portable digital music and media players. Further, the company sells Apple-branded and third-party Mac-compatible, and iOS-compatible accessories, such as headphones, displays, storage devices, Beats products, and other connectivity and computing products and supplies. Additionally, it offers iCloud, a cloud service; AppleCare that offers support options for its customers; and Apple Pay, a mobile payment service. The company sells and delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, App Store, Mac App Store, TV App Store, iBooks Store, and Apple Music. It also sells its products through its retail and online stores, and direct sales force, as well as through third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Apple Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) fell -2.44% during last trading as the stock lost $-1.47 to finish the day at $58.7 with about 56.8M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 25.1M. The $458.11B market cap company, which fluctuated between $57.63 and $60.49 during the day, currently situated 24.31% above its 52 week low of $48.04 and -4.35% away from its one year high of $61.37. The RSI of 48.57 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Microsoft Corporation, a technology company, develops, licenses, and supports software products, services, and devices worldwide. The company’s Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office 365 commercial products and services for businesses, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype, as well as related Client Access Licenses (CALs); Office 365 consumer services, such as Skype, Outlook.com, and OneDrive; and Dynamics business solutions, including financial management, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications for small and mid-size businesses, large organizations, and divisions of various enterprises. Its Intelligent Cloud segment licenses server products and cloud services, such as SQL Server, Windows Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related CALs, as well as Azure, a cloud platform with computing, networking, storage, database, and management services; and enterprise services, such as Premier Support and Microsoft Consulting services that assist in developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft server and desktop solutions, as well as provide training and certification to developers and IT professionals on Microsoft products. The company’s More Personal Computing segment comprises Windows OEM, volume, and other non-volume licensing of the Windows operating system, as well as patent licensing, Windows Embedded, MSN display advertising, and Windows Phone licensing system; devices, including Microsoft Surface, phones, and PC accessories; and search advertising, including Bing and Bing Ads. This segment also provides gaming platforms, including Xbox hardware, Xbox Live, video games, and third-party video games. The company markets and distributes its products through original equipment manufacturers (OEM), distributors, and resellers, as well as through online and Microsoft retail stores. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) saw its value increase by 4.64% as the stock gained $3.4 to finish the day at a closing price of $76.65. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $52.5-$77.25 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $74.22 to $77.25 during the day, are up by 18.2% in the past three months and up by 27.14% over the past six months. It is currently trading 11.36% above its 20 day moving average and 13.53% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $72.24 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 83.54. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. operates as a financial services company worldwide. It operates through Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management segments. The Consumer & Community Banking segment offers deposit and investment products and services to consumers; lending, deposit, and cash management and payment solutions to small businesses; residential mortgages and home equity loans; and credit cards, payment services, payment processing services, auto loans and leases, and student loans. The Corporate & Investment Bank segment provides investment banking products and services, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, as well as loan origination and syndication; treasury services, such as cash management and liquidity solutions; and cash securities and derivative instruments, risk management solutions, prime brokerage, and research services. It also offers securities services, including custody, fund accounting and administration, and securities lending products for asset managers, insurance companies, and public and private investment funds. The Commercial Banking segment offers financial solutions, including lending, treasury, investment banking, and asset management to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and nonprofit entities, as well as financing to real estate investors and owners. The Asset Management segment provides investment and wealth management services across various asset classes, such as equities, fixed income, alternatives, and money market funds; multi-asset investment management services; retirement services; and brokerage and banking services comprising trusts, estates, loans, mortgages, and deposits. It has a strategic relationship with InvestCloud for the development of new digital capabilities for individual investors. JPMorgan Chase & Co. was founded in 1799 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Ford Motor Co. (F), Apple Inc. (AAPL), Citigroup Inc. (C)

Ford Motor Co. (F) saw its value increase by 0.87% as the stock gained $0.1 to finish the day at a closing price of $11.58. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $11.02-$14.76 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $11.07 to $11.63 during the day, are down by -4.76% in the past three months and down by -11.21% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.07% below its 20 day moving average and -3.15% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $12.72 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 43.12.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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

Apple Inc. (AAPL) shares were down in last trading by -0.16% to $110.88. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.13% over the past week and fell -4.17% in the past month. It is currently trading -1.12% below its 50 day moving average and 8.15% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -6.95% decrease in value from its one year high of $121.81. The RSI indicator value of 43.65, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players to consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, and education, enterprise, and government customers worldwide. The company also sells related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. It offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; and Mac, a line of desktop and portable personal computers. The company also provides iLife, a consumer-oriented digital lifestyle software application suite; iWork, an integrated productivity suite that helps users create, present, and publish documents, presentations, and spreadsheets; and other application software, such as Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro X, and FileMaker Pro. In addition, it offers Apple TV that connects to consumers’ TV and enables them to access digital content directly for streaming high definition video, playing music and games, and viewing photos; Apple Watch, a personal electronic device; and iPod, a line of portable digital music and media players. Further, the company sells Apple-branded and third-party Mac-compatible, and iOS-compatible accessories, such as headphones, displays, storage devices, Beats products, and other connectivity and computing products and supplies. Additionally, it offers iCloud, a cloud service; AppleCare that offers support options for its customers; and Apple Pay, a mobile payment service. The company sells and delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, App Store, Mac App Store, TV App Store, iBooks Store, and Apple Music. It also sells its products through its retail and online stores, and direct sales force, as well as through third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Apple Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

Citigroup Inc. (C) traded within a range of $49.47 to $51.94 after opening the day at $50.07. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 0.61% so far this year. The stock was up close to 3.37% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $51.59 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -7.34% below its 52 week high of $55.37 and 50.65% above its 12-month low of $34.52. The shares are up by over 13.19% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 72.43 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

Citigroup Inc., a diversified financial services holding company, provides various financial products and services for consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions worldwide. It operates through two segments, Citicorp and Citi Holdings. The Citicorp segment offers traditional banking services to retail customers through retail banking, commercial banking, Citi-branded cards, and Citi retail services. This segment also provides various banking, credit card lending, and investment services through a network of local branches, offices, and electronic delivery systems. In addition, it offers wholesale banking products and services to corporate, institutional, public sector, and high-net-worth clients. Further, this segment provides fixed income and equity sales and trading, foreign exchange, prime brokerage, derivative services, equity and fixed income research, corporate lending, investment banking and advisory services, private banking, cash management, trade finance, and securities services. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 2,994 branches in 24 countries. The Citi Holdings segment provides consumer loans; portfolio of securities, loans, and other assets; and retail alternative investment and other services. Citigroup Inc. was founded in 1812 and is based in New York, New York.

 

3 Notable Runners: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), Apple Inc. (AAPL), Vale S.A. (VALE)

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -4.75% or $-0.53 to close the day at $10.62 on higher than average trading volume of 28.23M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 27.94M. The Phoenix Arizona 85004 based company has been underperforming the copper companies by -13.775% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 56.87% YTD, versus the copper industry which is down -5.43% for the same period. The RSI of 52.33 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

Apple Inc. (AAPL) had a light trading with around 28.15M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 35.23M. The stock traded between $111.23 and $112.35 before closing at the price of $111.59 with 0.09% change on the day. The Cupertino California 95014 based company is currently trading 25.4% above its 52 week low of $89.47 and -7.95% below its 52 week high of $122.69. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 39.46 and $130.61 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players to consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, and education, enterprise, and government customers worldwide. The company also sells related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. It offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; and Mac, a line of desktop and portable personal computers. The company also provides iLife, a consumer-oriented digital lifestyle software application suite; iWork, an integrated productivity suite that helps users create, present, and publish documents, presentations, and spreadsheets; and other application software, such as Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro X, and FileMaker Pro. In addition, it offers Apple TV that connects to consumers’ TV and enables them to access digital content directly for streaming high definition video, playing music and games, and viewing photos; Apple Watch, a personal electronic device; and iPod, a line of portable digital music and media players. Further, the company sells Apple-branded and third-party Mac-compatible, and iOS-compatible accessories, such as headphones, displays, storage devices, Beats products, and other connectivity and computing products and supplies. Additionally, it offers iCloud, a cloud service; AppleCare that offers support options for its customers; and Apple Pay, a mobile payment service. The company sells and delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, App Store, Mac App Store, TV App Store, iBooks Store, and Apple Music. It also sells its products through its retail and online stores, and direct sales force, as well as through third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Apple Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

Vale S.A. (VALE) traded within a range of $6.7 to $6.9 after opening the day at $6.82. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 104.26% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.61% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $6.72 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -4.68% below its 52 week high of $7.05 and 215.49% above its 12-month low of $2.13. The shares are up by over 13.51% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 65.41 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Vale S.A., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the research, production, and sale of iron ore and pellets, nickel, fertilizer, copper, coal, manganese, ferroalloys, cobalt, platinum group metals, and precious metals in Brazil and internationally. Its Bulk Material segment produces and extracts iron ore and pellet. This segment is also involved in the production and extraction of manganese, ferroalloys, and others ferrous products and services; and extraction of coal, as well as in the provision of railroad, port, and terminal logistics services. The company’s Base Metals segment produces and extracts non-ferrous minerals, including nickel and copper. Its Fertilizers segment provides a group of nutrients, such as potash, phosphates, and nitrogen. The company also invests in energy generation through operating hydroelectric plants and centers, as well as produces steel. The company was formerly known as Companhia Vale do Rio Doce and changed its name to Vale S.A. in May 2009. Vale S.A. was founded in 1942 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

3 Stocks in Focus: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Apple Inc. (AAPL), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) fell -2.72% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.15 to finish the day at $5.36 with about 49.74M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 52.61M. The $4.24B market cap company, which fluctuated between $5.18 and $5.64 during the day, currently situated 257.33% above its 52 week low of $1.5 and -34.23% away from its one year high of $8.15. The RSI of 33.92 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

Apple Inc. (AAPL) dropped $-2.05 to close the day at a new closing price of $111.49, a -1.81% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 25.29% above its 52 week low of $89.47. A total of 43.39M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 35.15M. The stockcurrently situated -8.03% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -0.92% in the past one month and up by 5.96% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $130.61 and RSI of 38.57, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players to consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, and education, enterprise, and government customers worldwide. The company also sells related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. It offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; and Mac, a line of desktop and portable personal computers. The company also provides iLife, a consumer-oriented digital lifestyle software application suite; iWork, an integrated productivity suite that helps users create, present, and publish documents, presentations, and spreadsheets; and other application software, such as Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro X, and FileMaker Pro. In addition, it offers Apple TV that connects to consumers’ TV and enables them to access digital content directly for streaming high definition video, playing music and games, and viewing photos; Apple Watch, a personal electronic device; and iPod, a line of portable digital music and media players. Further, the company sells Apple-branded and third-party Mac-compatible, and iOS-compatible accessories, such as headphones, displays, storage devices, Beats products, and other connectivity and computing products and supplies. Additionally, it offers iCloud, a cloud service; AppleCare that offers support options for its customers; and Apple Pay, a mobile payment service. The company sells and delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, App Store, Mac App Store, TV App Store, iBooks Store, and Apple Music. It also sells its products through its retail and online stores, and direct sales force, as well as through third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Apple Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) had a active trading with around 39.87M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 38.66M. The stock traded at the price of $7.09 with -1.94% change on the day. The Sunnyvale California 94088 based company is currently trading 305.14% above its 52 week low of $1.75 and -11.37% below its 52 week high of $8. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 51.61 and $6.9 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

Three Movers to Watch for: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL) retreated with the stock falling -0.16% or $-0.18 to close at $113.54 on light trading volume of 26.38M compared its three months average trading volume of 35.16M. The Cupertino California 95014 based company operating under the Electronic Equipment industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -2.96% down for the period and up by 9.7% so far this year. With price target of $130.61 and a 27.59% rebound from 52-week low, Apple Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players to consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, and education, enterprise, and government customers worldwide. The company also sells related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. It offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; and Mac, a line of desktop and portable personal computers. The company also provides iLife, a consumer-oriented digital lifestyle software application suite; iWork, an integrated productivity suite that helps users create, present, and publish documents, presentations, and spreadsheets; and other application software, such as Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro X, and FileMaker Pro. In addition, it offers Apple TV that connects to consumers’ TV and enables them to access digital content directly for streaming high definition video, playing music and games, and viewing photos; Apple Watch, a personal electronic device; and iPod, a line of portable digital music and media players. Further, the company sells Apple-branded and third-party Mac-compatible, and iOS-compatible accessories, such as headphones, displays, storage devices, Beats products, and other connectivity and computing products and supplies. Additionally, it offers iCloud, a cloud service; AppleCare that offers support options for its customers; and Apple Pay, a mobile payment service. The company sells and delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, App Store, Mac App Store, TV App Store, iBooks Store, and Apple Music. It also sells its products through its retail and online stores, and direct sales force, as well as through third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Apple Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) gained $0.25 to close the day at a new closing price of $11.18, a 2.29% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 217.61% above its 52 week low of $3.52. A total of 26.11M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 28M. The stock, which fluctuated between $10.85 and $11.19 during the day, currently situated -20.48% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.95% in the past one month and down by -9.84% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $10.76 and RSI of 63.88, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

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

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL) shares were down in last trading by -6.58% to $8.24. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -4.3% over the past week and fell -5.72% in the past month. It is currently trading 2.19% above its 50 day moving average and -3.73% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -58.24% decrease in value from its one year high of $19.73. The RSI indicator value of 47.61, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in the Rocky Mountains and Permian Basin regions of the United States. It sells oil and gas to end users, marketers, and other purchasers. As of December 31, 2015, the company had total estimated proved reserves of 820.6 million barrels of oil equivalent; and interests in 3,177 net productive wells on approximately 593,900 net developed acres. Whiting Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1980 and is based in Denver, Colorado.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL), Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)

Apple Inc. (AAPL) saw its value decrease by -0.66% as the stock dropped $-0.76 to finish the day at a closing price of $113.72. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $89.47-$123.82 per share for the past year. The sharesare up by 7.81% in the past three months and up by 22.85% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.78% below its 20 day moving average and 1.39% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $130.61 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 46.61.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players to consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, and education, enterprise, and government customers worldwide. The company also sells related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. It offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; and Mac, a line of desktop and portable personal computers. The company also provides iLife, a consumer-oriented digital lifestyle software application suite; iWork, an integrated productivity suite that helps users create, present, and publish documents, presentations, and spreadsheets; and other application software, such as Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro X, and FileMaker Pro. In addition, it offers Apple TV that connects to consumers’ TV and enables them to access digital content directly for streaming high definition video, playing music and games, and viewing photos; Apple Watch, a personal electronic device; and iPod, a line of portable digital music and media players. Further, the company sells Apple-branded and third-party Mac-compatible, and iOS-compatible accessories, such as headphones, displays, storage devices, Beats products, and other connectivity and computing products and supplies. Additionally, it offers iCloud, a cloud service; AppleCare that offers support options for its customers; and Apple Pay, a mobile payment service. The company sells and delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, App Store, Mac App Store, TV App Store, iBooks Store, and Apple Music. It also sells its products through its retail and online stores, and direct sales force, as well as through third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Apple Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL) shares were up in last trading by 1.03% to $8.82. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.5% over the past week and grew 2.08% in the past month. It is currently trading 9.5% above its 50 day moving average and 3.17% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -55.3% decrease in value from its one year high of $19.73. The RSI indicator value of 56.52, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in the Rocky Mountains and Permian Basin regions of the United States. It sells oil and gas to end users, marketers, and other purchasers. As of December 31, 2015, the company had total estimated proved reserves of 820.6 million barrels of oil equivalent; and interests in 3,177 net productive wells on approximately 593,900 net developed acres. Whiting Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1980 and is based in Denver, Colorado.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) traded within a range of $10.76 to $11.18 after opening the day at $10.78. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 61.45% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.25% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $10.93 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -22.26% below its 52 week high of $14.06 and 210.51% above its 12-month low of $3.52. The shares are down by over -12.42% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 60.98 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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

 

Three Movers to Watch for: QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), Apple Inc. (AAPL)

QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) grew with the stock adding 2.77% or $1.89 to close at $70.09 on light trading volume of 33.92M compared its three months average trading volume of 8.74M. The San Diego California 92121 based company operating under the Communication Equipment industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 20.7% up for the period and up by 44.1% so far this year. With price target of $65.62 and a 70.53% rebound from 52-week low, QUALCOMM Incorporated has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

QUALCOMM Incorporated develops, designs, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services in China, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT); Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL); and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI). The QCT segment develops and supplies integrated circuits and system software based on code division multiple access (CDMA), orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA), and other technologies for use in voice and data communications, networking, application processing, multimedia, and global positioning system products. The QTL segment grants licenses or provides rights to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio, which include various patent rights useful in the manufacture and sale of certain wireless products comprising products implementing CDMA2000, WCDMA, CDMA TDD, and/or LTE standards, as well as their derivatives. The QSI segment invests in early-stage companies in various industries, including digital media, e-commerce, healthcare, and wearable devices for supporting the design and introduction of new products and services for voice and data communications, as well as holds wireless spectrum. The company also develops and offers products for implementation of small cells, as well as for data centers; mobile health products and services; software products, and content and push-to-talk enablement services to wireless operators; development, and other services and related products to the United States government agencies and their contractors; and software products that enable wireless learning for educators and students. It has a strategic alliance with Access Technologies, Federated Wireless, Inc., Intel, Nokia, and Ruckus Wireless to develop, market, and promote LTE-based solutions. QUALCOMM Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) gained $2.67 to close the day at a new closing price of $51.96, a 5.42% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 5.98% above its 52 week low of $49.03. A total of 31.88M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 14.39M. The stock, which fluctuated between $50.66 and $53.17 during the day, currently situated -32.16% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -5.03% in the past one month and down by -30.06% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $64.9 and RSI of 49.95, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company discovers, develops, licenses, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells biopharmaceutical products worldwide. It offers chemically-synthesized drug or small molecule, and biologic in various therapeutic areas, including virology comprising human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV); oncology; immunoscience; cardiovascular; and neuroscience. Its products include Baraclude for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection; Daklinza and Sunvepra for the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection; Reyataz and Sustiva for the treatment of HIV; Empliciti, a humanized monoclonal antibody for the treatment of multiple myeloma; Erbitux, an IgG1 monoclonal antibody that targets and blocks the epidermal growth factor receptor; Opdivo, a fully human monoclonal antibody for non-small cell lung cancer, renal cell cancer, and melanoma; Sprycel, a multi-targeted tyrosine kinase inhibitor for the treatment of adults with Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia; Yervoy, a monoclonal antibody for the treatment of patients with metastatic melanoma; Abilify, an antipsychotic agent for adult patients with schizophrenia, bipolar mania disorder, and major depressive disorder; Orencia to treat rheumatoid arthritis; and Eliquis, an oral factor Xa inhibitor targeted at stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation, and the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolic disorders. Its products pipeline includes Beclabuvir, a non-nucleoside NS5B inhibitor that is in regulatory review for the treatment of HCV; BMS-663068, an investigational compound that is being studied in HIV-1; and Prostvac, a Phase III prostate-specific antigen to treat asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. The company was formerly known as Bristol-Myers Company and changed its name to Bristol-Myers Squibb Company in 1989. The company was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) shares were down in last trading by -0.96% to $114.48. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.2% over the past week and grew 0.47% in the past month. It is currently trading 2.17% above its 50 day moving average and 11.84% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -5.57% decrease in value from its one year high of $123.82. The RSI indicator value of 49.36, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players to consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, education, and enterprise and government customers worldwide. The company also sells related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. It offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; and Mac, a line of desktop and portable personal computers. The company also provides iLife, a consumer-oriented digital lifestyle software application suite; iWork, an integrated productivity suite that helps users create, present, and publish documents, presentations, and spreadsheets; and other application software, such as Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro X, and FileMaker Pro. In addition, it offers Apple TV that connects to consumers’ TV and enables them to access digital content directly for streaming high definition video, playing music and games, and viewing photos; Apple Watch, a personal electronic device; and iPod, a line of portable digital music and media players. Further, the company sells Apple-branded and third-party Mac-compatible, and iOS-compatible accessories, such as headphones, displays, storage devices, Beats products, and other connectivity and computing products and supplies. Additionally, it offers iCloud, a cloud service; AppleCare that offers support options for its customers; and Apple Pay, a mobile payment service. The company sells and delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks Store, Mac App Store, and Apple Music. It also sells its products through its retail and online stores, and direct sales force, as well as through third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Apple Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.