Three Movers to Watch for: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD), The Western Union Company (WU)

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) retreated with the stock falling -1.68% or $-0.12 to close at $7.02 on light trading volume of 18.56M compared its three months average trading volume of 20.17M. The Plano Texas 75024 based company operating under the Department Stores industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 0.43% up for the period and down by -15.52% so far this year. With price target of $10.18 and a 10.55% rebound from 52-week low, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) gained $0.09 to close the day at a new closing price of $5.7, a 1.6% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 9.62% above its 52 week low of $5.2. A total of 17.04M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 23.62M. The stock, which fluctuated between $5.62 and $5.76 during the day, currently situated -35.01% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -34.48% in the past one month and down by -19.03% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $7.75 and RSI of 29.96, the stock still has upside potential, making it a buy for now.

Rite Aid Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail drugstores in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Retail Pharmacy and Pharmacy Services. The Retail Pharmacy Segment sells prescription drugs; and a range of other merchandises, such as over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aids, personal care items, cosmetics, household items, food and beverages, greeting cards, seasonal merchandise, and other everyday and convenience products. It also operates retail clinics that provide treatment for common conditions; and a range of preventive services, including screenings, medical tests, immunizations, and basic physical exams. In addition, this segment provides health coaching, shared decision making tools, and health care analytics, including health coaching for medical decisions, chronic conditions, and wellness; population analytic solutions; and consulting services. The Pharmacy Services Segment provides pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services and a range of pharmacy-related services. It also offers integrated mail-order and specialty pharmacy services; and performs prescription adjudication services for other PBMs. Rite Aid Corporation has a strategic alliance with GNC. As of February 27, 2016, the company operated approximately 4,561 stores in 31 states of the United States and in the District of Columbia. Rite Aid Corporation was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.

The Western Union Company (WU) shares were down in last trading by -1.06% to $19.53. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.51% over the past week and fell -11.71% in the past month. It is currently trading -7.71% below its 50 day moving average and -3.05% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -13.96% decrease in value from its one year high of $22.7. The RSI indicator value of 33.79, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment offers money transfer services. This segment provides various options for sending funds, including walk-in and online money transfer, as well as account based money transfer services through a network of third-party agents using multi-currency and real-time money transfer processing systems. The Consumer-to-Business segment offers options to make one-time or recurring payments from consumers to businesses and other organizations, including utilities, auto finance companies, mortgage servicers, financial service providers, government agencies, and other businesses. It also provides various products, which provide consumers choices as to the payment channel and method of payment, including Speedpay, Pago Fácil, and Western Union Payments. This segment offers its services primarily through the phone and Online, as well as through its agent networks and selected company-owned locations. The Business Solutions segment facilitates payment and foreign exchange solutions, primarily cross-border and cross-currency transactions for small and medium size enterprises and other organizations, as well as for individuals. This segment provides its services through the phone, partner channels, and the Internet. As of December 31, 2015, the company had a network of approximately 500,000 agent locations in approximately 200 countries and territories. The Western Union Company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

Three Movers to Watch for: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), United States Steel Corporation (X)

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) grew with the stock adding 0.15% or $0.01 to close at $6.64 on light trading volume of 15.14M compared its three months average trading volume of 20.33M. The Plano Texas 75024 based company operating under the Department Stores industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -9.91% down for the period and down by -20.1% so far this year. With price target of $10.21 and a 4.57% rebound from 52-week low, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) dropped $-0.14 to close the day at a new closing price of $9.19, a -1.5% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 73.4% above its 52 week low of $5.3. A total of 14.99M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 15.15M. The stock, which fluctuated between $8.91 and $9.39 during the day, currently situated -41.05% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -10.34% in the past one month and down by -3.36% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $13.45 and RSI of 37.6, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 270,335 net acres in northeast Pennsylvania; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 957,641 net acres in Arkansas. It also engages in the exploration and production activities in Colorado and Louisiana. In addition, the company is involved in gathering, marketing, and transporting natural gas, and oil and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2015, it had a pipeline of 2,044 miles in Arkansas and 16 miles in Louisiana in its gathering systems. The company’s estimated proved natural gas and oil reserves comprised 6,215 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and had 443 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Spring, Texas.

United States Steel Corporation (X) shares were down in last trading by -1.17% to $33.8. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 3.33% over the past week and fell -4.52% in the past month. It is currently trading -1.54% below its 50 day moving average and 46.5% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -13.64% decrease in value from its one year high of $39.14. The RSI indicator value of 48.87, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

United States Steel Corporation produces and sells flat-rolled and tubular steel products in North America and Europe. It operates through three segments: Flat-Rolled Products (Flat-Rolled), U. S. Steel Europe (USSE), and Tubular Products (Tubular). The Flat-Rolled segment offers slabs, rounds, strip mill plates, sheets, and tin mill products. This segment serves customers in the automotive, consumer and the combined industrial, service center, and mining commercial markets. The USSE segment provides slabs, sheets, strip mill plates, tin mill products, and spiral welded pipes, as well as heating radiators and refractory ceramic materials. This segment serves customers in the construction, service center, conversion, container, transportation, appliance and electrical, oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The Tubular segment offers seamless and electric resistance welded steel casing and tubing; and standard and line pipe and mechanical tubing products primarily to customers in the oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The company also provides railroad services; and owns, develops, and manages various real estate assets. United States Steel Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Three Movers to Watch for: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), United States Steel Corporation (X), Pulmatrix, Inc. (PULM)

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) retreated with the stock falling -0.45% or $-0.03 to close at $6.69 on light trading volume of 18.59M compared its three months average trading volume of 20.28M. The Plano Texas 75024 based company operating under the Department Stores industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -9.1% down for the period and down by -19.49% so far this year. With price target of $10.21 and a 5.35% rebound from 52-week low, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

United States Steel Corporation (X) dropped $-1.07 to close the day at a new closing price of $33.78, a -3.07% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 409.99% above its 52 week low of $6.67. A total of 17.54M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 18.79M. The stock, which fluctuated between $33.11 and $34.16 during the day, currently situated -13.69% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -9.51% in the past one month and up by 90.02% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $33.53 and RSI of 49.91, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

United States Steel Corporation produces and sells flat-rolled and tubular steel products in North America and Europe. It operates through three segments: Flat-Rolled Products (Flat-Rolled), U. S. Steel Europe (USSE), and Tubular Products (Tubular). The Flat-Rolled segment offers slabs, rounds, strip mill plates, sheets, and tin mill products. This segment serves customers in the automotive, consumer and the combined industrial, service center, and mining commercial markets. The USSE segment provides slabs, sheets, strip mill plates, tin mill products, and spiral welded pipes, as well as heating radiators and refractory ceramic materials. This segment serves customers in the construction, service center, conversion, container, transportation, appliance and electrical, oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The Tubular segment offers seamless and electric resistance welded steel casing and tubing; and standard and line pipe and mechanical tubing products primarily to customers in the oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The company also provides railroad services; and owns, develops, and manages various real estate assets. United States Steel Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Pulmatrix, Inc. (PULM) shares were down in last trading by -24.31% to $3.86. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 14.54% over the past week and grew 532.79% in the past month. It is currently trading 276.94% above its 50 day moving average and 125.16% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -44.7% decrease in value from its one year high of $6.98. The RSI indicator value of 64.64, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Pulmatrix, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, engages in developing inhaled therapies to address serious pulmonary diseases using its inhaled Small Particles Easily Respirable and Emitted (iSPERSE) technology. The company’s proprietary product pipeline focuses on advancing treatments for rare diseases, including PUR1900, an inhaled anti-fungal for patients with cystic fibrosis, as well as PUR1500, an inhaled product for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. It is also developing PUR0200, a branded generic in clinical development for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The company has collaboration with Capsugel to develop inhaled therapeutics to treat serious pulmonary diseases. Pulmatrix, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts.

3 Trending Stocks: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT), Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR)

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.55% or $0.1 to close the day at $6.55 on light trading volume of 19.17M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 20.06M. The Plano Texas 75024 based company has been underperforming the department stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -9.78%, compared to the industry which has dropped -5.42% over the same period. With RSI of 28.78, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $10.26, making it a hold for now.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT) climbed 1.2% during last trading as the stock added $0.02 to finish the day at $1.68 with about 18.28M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.28M. The $1.65B market cap company, which fluctuated between $1.54 and $1.75 during the day, currently situated 166.67% above its 52 week low of $0.63 and -44% away from its one year high of $3. The RSI of 62.65 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Globalstar, Inc. provides mobile voice and data communications services through satellite worldwide. The company offers duplex two-way voice and data products, including mobile voice and data satellite communications services and equipment for remote business continuity, recreational, emergency response, and other applications; fixed voice and data satellite communications services and equipment in rural villages, ships, industrial and commercial sites, and residential sites; and satellite data modem services comprising asynchronous and packet data services. It also provides SPOT products, such as SPOT satellite GPS messenger for personal tracking, emergency location, and messaging solutions; SPOT Global phone; and SPOT Trace, an anti-theft and asset tracking device. In addition, the company offers commercial Simplex one-way transmission products to track cargo containers and rail cars, to monitor utility meters, to monitor oil and gas assets, and other applications. Further, it provides engineering services, such as hardware and software designs to develop specific applications; and installation of gateways and antennas. The company primarily serves recreation and personal; government; public safety and disaster relief; oil and gas; maritime and fishing; natural resources, mining, and forestry; construction; utilities; and transportation markets. Globalstar, Inc. distributes its products directly, as well as through independent agents, dealers and resellers, independent gateway operators, and its sales force and e-commerce Website. As of December 31, 2015, it served approximately 688,000 subscribers. The company has a collaboration agreement with Carmanah to design and manufacture solar powered M2M satellite solutions. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Covington, Louisiana. Globalstar, Inc. is a subsidiary of Thermo Funding II LLC.

Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) saw its value decrease by -1.41% as the stock dropped $-0.05 to finish the day at a closing price of $3.49. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $3.1-$5.85 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $3.44 to $3.53 during the day, are down by -13.71% in the past three months and down by -29.2% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.7% below its 20 day moving average and 0.21% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $4.75 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 47.34. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Frontier Communications Corporation provides regulated and unregulated voice, data, and video services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in the United States. The company offers residential services, such as fiber-to-the-home and fiber-to-the-node broadband, as well as traditional copper-based broadband products; and commercial services, including Ethernet, dedicated Internet, multiprotocol label switching, time division multiplexing, data transport services, and optical transport services. It also provides Frontier Secure suite of products for computer security, cloud backup and sharing, identity protection, equipment insurance, and technical support; unified messaging services comprising call forwarding, conference calling, caller identification, voicemail, and call waiting services; long distance network services; and packages of communications services. In addition, the company offers switched access services that facilitate other carriers to use the company’s facilities to originate and terminate their local and long distance voice traffic; satellite TV video services; and a range of third-party communications equipment to small, medium, and enterprise business customers. As of December 31, 2015, it had approximately 3,124,200 residential customers; approximately 289,200 business customers; and 2,462,100 broadband subscribers. The company also operates a retail store in Southern California. The company was formerly known as Citizens Communications Company and changed its name to Frontier Communications Corporation in July 2008. Frontier Communications Corporation was founded in 1927 and is based in Norwalk, Connecticut.

3 Notable Runners: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), MoneyGram International, Inc. (MGI), Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL)

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -2.45% or $-0.17 to close the day at $6.77 on lower than average trading volume of 13.35M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 19.86M. The Plano Texas 75024 based company has been underperforming the department stores companies by -19.0904% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -18.53% YTD, versus the department stores industry which is down -5.8% for the same period. The RSI of 29.83 indicates the stock is oversold at the current levels, buy for now.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

MoneyGram International, Inc. (MGI) had a light trading with around 12.63M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 239.22K. The stock traded between $12.85 and $13.18 before closing at the price of $12.92 with 8.75% change on the day. The Dallas Texas 75201 based company is currently trading 176.07% above its 52 week low of $4.68 and -1.37% below its 52 week high of $13.18. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 64.19 and $9.47 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

MoneyGram International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides money transfer and payment services in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Global Funds Transfer and Financial Paper Products. The Global Funds Transfer segment provides money transfer and bill payment services primarily to unbanked and underbanked consumers. Its bill payment services allow consumers to make bill payments, pay routine bills, or load and reload prepaid debit cards with cash at an agent location, company-operated locations, or through moneygram.com with a credit or debit card, as well as through kiosks, ATMs, prepaid cards, and direct-to-bank account products. The Financial Paper Products segment provides money orders to consumers through its retail agents and financial institutions; and offers official check outsourcing services for financial institutions. This segment sells its money orders under the MoneyGram brand and on a private label or co-branded basis with retail and financial institution agents. MoneyGram International, Inc. was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) traded within a range of $11.89 to $12.29 after opening the day at $12.15. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -0.92% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.49% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $11.91 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -17.52% below its 52 week high of $14.44 and 255.52% above its 12-month low of $3.35. The shares are up by over 45.42% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 49.19 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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.

Three Movers to Watch for: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Reynolds American Inc. (RAI), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC)

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) retreated with the stock falling -1.76% or $-0.12 to close at $6.69 on active trading volume of 22.24M compared its three months average trading volume of 19.48M. The Plano Texas 75024 based company operating under the Department Stores industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 6.02% up for the period and down by -19.49% so far this year. With price target of $10.31 and a 11.5% rebound from 52-week low, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) gained $0.58 to close the day at a new closing price of $58.58, a 1% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 36.17% above its 52 week low of $43.38. A total of 21.02M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 9.06M. The stock, which fluctuated between $58.29 and $58.63 during the day, currently situated 0.74% above its 52 week high. The stock is up by 5.47% in the past one month and up by 24.96% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $54.91 and RSI of 80.24, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. It operates through RJR Tobacco, Santa Fe, and American Snuff segments. The RJR Tobacco segment offers cigarettes under the NEWPORT, CAMEL, PALL MALL, DORAL, MISTY, and CAPRI brands; and CAMEL Snus, a smoke-free tobacco product, as well as manages various licensed brands, including DUNHILL and STATE EXPRESS 555. The Santa Fe segment manufactures and markets cigarettes and other tobacco products under the NATURAL AMERICAN SPIRIT brand. The American Snuff segment provides smokeless tobacco products, such as moist snuff under GRIZZLY and KODIAK brand names. The company also manufactures and markets digital vapor cigarettes under the VUSE brand name; and markets nicotine replacement therapy products under the ZONNIC brand. It distributes its products primarily through direct wholesale deliveries from a local distribution center and public warehouses. Reynolds American Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) shares were up in last trading by 0.57% to $54.58. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.4% over the past week and fell -1.37% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.63% above its 50 day moving average and 11.86% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -5.93% decrease in value from its one year high of $58.02. The RSI indicator value of 49.1, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Wells Fargo & Company provides retail, commercial, and corporate banking services to individuals, businesses, and institutions. Its Community Banking segment offers checking, savings, market rate, individual retirement, and health savings accounts, as well as time deposits and remittances; and lines of credit, auto floor plan lines, equity lines and loans, equipment and transportation loans, education and residential mortgage loans, and debit and credit cards. This segment also provides equipment leases, real estate and other commercial financing, small business administration financing, venture capital financing, cash management, payroll services, retirement plans, and merchant payment processing and private label financing solutions, as well as purchases retail installment contracts. Its Wholesale Banking segment offers commercial loans and lines of credit, letters of credit, asset-based lending, equipment leasing, international trade facilities, trade financing, collection, foreign exchange, treasury management, investment management, institutional fixed-income sales, interest rate, commodity and equity risk management, insurance, corporate trust fiduciary and agency, and investment banking services, as well as online/electronic products. This segment also provides construction, and land acquisition and development loans; secured and unsecured lines of credit; interim financing arrangements; rehabilitation loans; affordable housing loans and letters of credit; loans for securitization; commercial real estate loan servicing; and real estate and mortgage brokerage services. The company’s Wealth, Brokerage and Retirement segment offers financial advisory, wealth management, brokerage, retirement, trust, and reinsurance services. As of February 25, 2015, it operated through approximately 8,700 locations and 12,500 ATMs & offices in 36 countries. Wells Fargo & Company was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

3 Trending Stocks: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), General Electric Company (GE), Apple Inc. (AAPL)

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.87% or $-0.13 to close the day at $6.81 on active trading volume of 24.87M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 19.28M. The Plano Texas 75024 based company has been outperforming the department stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 3.65%, compared to the industry which has advanced 2.73% over the same period. With RSI of 26.45, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $10.31, making it a hold for now.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

General Electric Company (GE) fell -0.13% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.04 to finish the day at $31.23 with about 24.67M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 31.96M. The $276.54B market cap company, which fluctuated between $31.13 and $31.33 during the day, currently situated 17.96% above its 52 week low of $27.1 and -4.63% away from its one year high of $33. The RSI of 43.22 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

General Electric Company operates as an infrastructure and financial services company worldwide. Its Power segment offers gas and steam power systems; maintenance, service, and upgrade solutions; distributed power gas engines; water treatment, wastewater treatment, and process system solutions; and nuclear reactors, fuels, and support services. The company’s Renewable Energy segment offers wind turbine platforms, and hardware and software; offshore wind turbines; and solutions, products, and services to hydropower industry. Its Oil and Gas segment offers turbomachinery solutions; surface and subsea drilling and production systems, and equipment for floating production platforms; measurement and control products; and compressors, pumps, valves, and natural gas solutions. The company’s Energy Management segment offers industrial and grid solutions, and power conversion systems. Its Aviation segment designs and produces commercial and military aircraft engines, integrated digital components, electric power, and mechanical aircraft systems; and offers aftermarket services. The company’s Healthcare segment offers diagnostic imaging and clinical systems; products for drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing, and cellular technologies; and healthcare information technology products. Its Transportation segment offers freight and passenger locomotives, parts, wreck repair, software-enabled solutions, mining equipment and services, marine diesel engines, and stationary power diesel engines and motors, as well as overhaul, repair, and upgrade services. GE’s Appliances & Lighting segment sells and services home appliances; and manufactures, sources, and sells lighting solutions. Its Capital segment offers commercial lending and leasing, factoring, energy financial, and aircraft financing and leasing services. GE also designs powder bed-based laser additive manufacturing machines. The company was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) saw its value decrease by -0.01% as the stock dropped $-0.01 to finish the day at a closing price of $119.99. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $89.47-$120.5 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $119.71 to $120.5 during the day, are up by 2.6% in the past three months and up by 21.42% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.17% above its 20 day moving average and 5.74% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $132.75 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 72.68. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains 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.

Three Movers to Watch for: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Apple Inc. (AAPL), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI)

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) retreated with the stock falling -2.59% or $-0.18 to close at $6.76 on active trading volume of 26.53M compared its three months average trading volume of 18.66M. The Plano Texas 75024 based company operating under the Department Stores industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -7.4% down for the period and down by -18.65% so far this year. With price target of $10.31 and a 12.67% rebound from 52-week low, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) dropped $-0.21 to close the day at a new closing price of $119.04, a -0.18% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 34.46% above its 52 week low of $89.47. A total of 26M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 31.12M. The stock, which fluctuated between $118.81 and $119.62 during the day, currently situated -0.74% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 3.34% in the past one month and up by 2.28% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $132.75 and RSI of 71.76, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell 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.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) shares were up in last trading by 0.66% to $4.61. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.1% over the past week and grew 1.54% in the past month. It is currently trading 3.08% above its 50 day moving average and 10.86% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.18% decrease in value from its one year high of $4.66. The RSI indicator value of 56.89, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States. The company broadcasts music plus sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic, and weather programs, including various music genres ranging from rock, pop and hip-hop to country, dance, jazz, Latin, and classical; live play-by-play sports from principal leagues and colleges; multitude of talk and entertainment channels for various audiences; national, international, and financial news; and local traffic and weather reports for 21 metropolitan markets. It also streams music and non-music channels over the Internet; and offer applications to allow consumers to access its Internet radio service on smartphones and tablet computers. In addition, the company distributes satellite radios through the sale and lease of new vehicles; and acquires subscribers through the sale and lease of previously owned vehicles with factory-installed satellite radios. Its satellite radio systems include satellites, terrestrial repeaters, and other satellite facilities; studios; and radios. Further, the company provides satellite television services, which offer music channels on the DISH NETWORK satellite television service as a programming package; Travel Link, a suite of data services that include graphical weather, fuel prices, sports schedule and scores, and movie listings; real-time traffic services; and real-time weather services. Additionally, it offers location-based services through two-way wireless connectivity, including safety, security, convenience, maintenance and data services, remote vehicles diagnostics, stolen or parked vehicle locator services, and monitoring of vehicle emission systems. The company also sells satellite and Internet radios directly to consumers through its Website, as well as through national and regional retailers. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stocks in Review: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Regions Financial Corporation (RF), Intel Corporation (INTC)

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) traded within a range of $8.21 to $8.51 after opening the day at $8.45. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 24.77% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.31% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $8.31 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -30.69% below its 52 week high of $11.99 and 38.5% above its 12-month low of $6. The shares are down by over -9.87% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 36.89 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.34% or $0.19 to close the day at $14.36 on light trading volume of 17.95M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 22.68M. The Birmingham Alabama 35203 based company has been outperforming the regional – southeast banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 53.41%, compared to the industry which has advanced 36.32% over the same period. With RSI of 61.25, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $14.24, making it a hold for now.

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.

Intel Corporation (INTC) dropped $-0.39 to close the day at a new closing price of $36.27, a -1.06% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 34.18% above its 52 week low of $27.68. A total of 17.47M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 20.53M. The stock, which fluctuated between $36.2 and $36.8 during the day, currently situated -4.73% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 4.52% in the past one month and down by -3.19% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $39.89 and RSI of 53.1, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. It operates through Client Computing Group, Data Center Group, Internet of Things Group, Software and Services, and All Other segments. The company’s platforms are used in various computing applications comprising notebooks, 2 in 1 systems, desktops, servers, tablets, smartphones, wireless and wired connectivity products, wearables, retail devices, and manufacturing devices, as well as for retail, transportation, industrial, buildings, home use, and other market segments. It offers microprocessors that processes system data and controls other devices in the system; chipsets, which send data between the microprocessor and input, display, and storage devices, such as keyboard, mouse, monitor, hard drive or solid-state drive, and optical disc drives; and system-on-chip products that integrate its central processing units with other system components onto a single chip. The company also provides communication and connectivity offerings, such as baseband processors, radio frequency transceivers, and power management integrated circuits; and tablet, phone, and Internet of Things solutions, which include multimode 4G LTE modems, Bluetooth technology and GPS receivers, software solutions, and interoperability tests, as well as home gateway and set-top box components. In addition, it offers security solutions for computers, mobile devices, and networks, as well as software and services for technology integration; NAND flash memory products, which are used in solid-state drives; and custom foundry services, including custom silicon, packaging, and manufacturing test services. The company sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and industrial and communications equipment manufacturers in the computing and communications industries. Intel Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Santa Clara, California.