Momentum Stocks: PPL Corporation (PPL), Citigroup Inc. (C), Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT)

PPL Corporation (PPL) retreated with the stock falling -0.73% or $-0.26 to close at $35.47 on light trading volume of 2.66M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.68M. The Allentown Pennsylvania 18101 based company operating under the Electric Utilities industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 2.74% up for the period and up by 4.17% so far this year. With price target of $36.83 and a 11.85% rebound from 52-week low, PPL Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

PPL Corporation, a utility company, delivers electricity and natural gas in the United States and the United Kingdom. It serves 322,000 natural gas and 403,000 electric customers in Louisville and adjacent areas in Kentucky; 543,000 customers in central, southeastern, and western Kentucky; and approximately 28,000 customers in 5 counties in southwestern Virginia, and fewer than 10 customers in Tennessee. The company also provides electric delivery services to approximately 1.4 million customers in Pennsylvania; and operates 4 electricity distribution networks in the United Kingdom, as well as delivers natural gas to customers in Kentucky; generates electricity from power plants in Kentucky; and sells wholesale electricity to 11 municipalities in Kentucky. In addition, it provides finance for the operations of PPL and subsidiaries. PPL Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Citigroup Inc. (C) had a active trading with around 22.35M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 21.2M. The stock traded between $58.75 and $60.11 before closing at the price of $59.83 with 1.49% change on the day. The New York New York 10013 based company is currently trading 65.21% above its 52 week low of $36.61 and -2.64% below its 52 week high of $61.63. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $64.61 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) saw its value decrease by -0.65% as the stock dropped $-0.38 to finish the day at a closing price of $58.47. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $39.07-$59.76 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $58.42 to $58.9 during the day, are up by 20.18% in the past three months and up by 18.84% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.97% above its 20 day moving average and 3.52% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $79.13 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 60.88.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., a hospitality company, owns, leases, manages, develops, and franchises hotels, resorts, and timeshare properties worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Ownership, Management and Franchise, and Timeshare. It also licenses its brands to franchisees; provides hotel management services for third parties; and markets and sells timeshare interests owned by Hilton and third parties. In addition, the company provides consumer financing, which includes interest income generated from the origination of consumer loans to finance their purchase of timeshare intervals. It operates hotels under the Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton, Hilton Grand Vacations, and Hampton Inn brands. As of February 1, 2017, the company had 4,900 properties with approximately 796,000 rooms in 104 countries and territories. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

 

Momentum Stocks: NIKE, Inc. (NKE), Citigroup Inc. (C), QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

NIKE, Inc. (NKE) grew with the stock adding 1.65% or $0.91 to close at $56.22 on light trading volume of 14.97M compared its three months average trading volume of 8.89M. The Beaverton Oregon 97005 based company operating under the Textile – Apparel Footwear & Accessories industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 1.59% up for the period and up by 10.6% so far this year. With price target of $61.81 and a 15.13% rebound from 52-week low, NIKE, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

NIKE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, and sells athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories worldwide. It offers products in nine categories, including running, NIKE basketball, the Jordan brand, football, men’s training, women’s training, action sports, sportswear, and golf. The company also markets products designed for kids, as well as for other athletic and recreational uses, such as cricket, lacrosse, tennis, volleyball, wrestling, walking, and outdoor activities. In addition, it sells sports apparel; and markets apparel with licensed college and professional team and league logos. Further, the company sells a line of performance equipment, including bags, socks, sport balls, eyewear, timepieces, digital devices, bats, gloves, protective equipment, golf clubs, and other equipment under the NIKE brand name for sports activities; various plastic products to other manufacturers; athletic and casual footwear, apparel, and accessories under the Jumpman trademark; action sports and youth lifestyle apparel and accessories under the Hurley trademark; and casual sneakers, apparel, and accessories under the Converse, Chuck Taylor, All Star, One Star, Star Chevron, and Jack Purcell trademarks. Additionally, it licenses agreements that permit unaffiliated parties to manufacture and sell apparel, digital devices, and applications and other equipment for sports activities under NIKE-owned trademarks. The company sells its products to footwear stores, sporting goods stores, athletic specialty stores, department stores, skate, tennis and golf shops, and other retail accounts through NIKE-owned retail stores and Internet Websites (direct to consumer operations), as well as independent distributors and licensees. The company was formerly known as Blue Ribbon Sports, Inc. and changed its name to NIKE, Inc. in 1971. NIKE, Inc. was founded in 1964 and is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon.

Citigroup Inc. (C) had a light trading with around 14.42M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 22.12M. The stock traded between $57.13 and $57.95 before closing at the price of $57.63 with 0.65% change on the day. The New York New York 10013 based company is currently trading 68.77% above its 52 week low of $36.61 and -6.22% below its 52 week high of $61.63. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $64.61 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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.

QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) saw its value increase by 2.12% as the stock gained $1.12 to finish the day at a closing price of $54. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $45.4-$71.62 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $52.93 to $54.28 during the day, are down by -19.83% in the past three months and down by -11.1% over the past six months. It is currently trading -5.47% below its 20 day moving average and -14.14% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $65.53 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 31.85.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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. The company also develops and offers products for implementation of small cells; mobile health products and services; software products, and content and push-to-talk enablement services to wireless operators; and development, and other services and related products to the United States government agencies and their contractors. In addition, it licenses chipset technology and products for data centers. QUALCOMM Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

 

3 Notable Runners: Citigroup Inc. (C), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Citigroup Inc. (C) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.52% or $-0.87 to close the day at $56.32 on lower than average trading volume of 18.61M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 22.76M. The New York New York 10013 based company has been outperforming the money center banks companies by 13.2426% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -4.96% YTD, versus the money center banks industry which is up 4.56% for the same period. The RSI of 41.39 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold 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.

Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) had a light trading with around 18.49M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 25.74M. The stock traded between $55.17 and $56.21 before closing at the price of $55.63 with -1.26% change on the day. The San Francisco California 94104 based company is currently trading 29.68% above its 52 week low of $43.55 and -3.47% below its 52 week high of $58.02. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 49.45 and $58.02 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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.

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) traded within a range of $63.22 to $63.81 after opening the day at $63.57. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 1.93% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.14% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $63.34 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -3.9% below its 52 week high of $65.91 and 35.04% above its 12-month low of $48.03. The shares are up by over 5.54% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 51.55 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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; Dynamics business solutions, such as financial management, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications for small and mid-size businesses, large organizations, and divisions of enterprises; and LinkedIn online professional network. 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 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.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Citigroup Inc. (C), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI), Newell Brands Inc. (NWL)

Citigroup Inc. (C) retreated with the stock falling -0.21% or $-0.12 to close at $57.64 on light trading volume of 15.59M compared its three months average trading volume of 22.82M. The New York New York 10013 based company operating under the Money Center Banks industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 46.18% up for the period and down by -2.73% so far this year. With price target of $64.61 and a 68.79% rebound from 52-week low, Citigroup Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) dropped $-0.02 to close the day at a new closing price of $4.78, a -0.52% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 45.8% above its 52 week low of $3.31. A total of 15.19M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 29.85M. The stock, which fluctuated between $4.765 and $4.81 during the day, currently situated -0.72% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 3.13% in the past one month and up by 16.14% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $5.01 and RSI of 66.15, the stock still has upside potential, making it 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 limited run channels. 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, tablets, computers, home devices, and other consumer electronic equipment. 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, and stolen or parked vehicle locator services. The company also sells satellite 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. is a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.

Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) shares were down in last trading by -5.67% to $44.23. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -4.43% over the past week and fell -5.25% in the past month. It is currently trading -4.82% below its 50 day moving average and -9.3% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -19.64% decrease in value from its one year high of $55.45. The RSI indicator value of 35.93, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Newell Brands Inc. designs, sources, and distributes consumer and commercial products worldwide. The company offers markers and highlighters, pens, and pencils; art products; activity-based adhesive and cutting products; fine writing instruments; and labeling solutions under the Sharpie, Paper Mate, Expo, Prismacolor, Mr.Sketch, Elmer’s, X-Acto, Parker, Waterman, and Dymo Office brands. It also provides indoor/outdoor organization, food storage, and home storage products; durable beverage containers; gourmet cookware, bakeware, and cutlery; and hair care accessories under the Rubbermaid, Contigo, Bubba, Calphalon, and Goody brands; and home fragrance products under the WoodWick Candle brand. In addition, the company offers hand and power tool accessories, industrial band saw blades, tools for HVAC systems, and industrial label makers and printers under Irwin, Lenox, Hilmor, and Dymo Industrial brands; cleaning and refuse products, hygiene systems, and material handling solutions under the Rubbermaid Commercial Products brand names; and infant and juvenile products, such as car seats, strollers, highchairs, and playards directly under the Graco, Baby Jogger, Aprica, and Teutonia brands. Further, it provides branded consumer products, consumables, and household staples under the Yankee Candle, Waddington, Ball, Diamond, First Alert, NUK, and Pine Mountain brands; kitchen appliances and home environment products under the Crock-Pot, FoodSaver, Holmes, Mr. Coffee, Oster, Rainbow, and Sunbeam brands; products for outdoor and outdoor-related activities under the Coleman, Jostens, Berkley, Shakespeare, Rawlings, Völkl, K2, and Marmot brands; and plastic products, including closures, contact lens packaging, medical disposables, plastic cutlery, and rigid packaging under the Jarden name. The company was formerly known as Newell Rubbermaid Inc. and changed its name to Newell Brands Inc. in April 2016. The company was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

3 Notable Runners: The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV), Viacom, Inc. (VIAB), Citigroup Inc. (C)

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.23% or $0.27 to close the day at $117.78 on lower than average trading volume of 1.48M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.77M. The New York New York 10017 based company has been outperforming the property & casualty insurance companies by 9.1238% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -3.79% YTD, versus the property & casualty insurance industry which is up 0.41% for the same period. The RSI of 50.89 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

The Travelers Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of commercial and personal property, and casualty insurance products and services to businesses, government units, associations, and individuals in the United states and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Business and International Insurance; Bond & Specialty Insurance; and Personal Insurance. The Business and International Insurance segment offers property and casualty products, including commercial multi-peril, commercial property, general liability, commercial automobile, and workers’ compensation; and personal property, employers’ liability, public and product liability, professional indemnity, commercial property, surety, marine, aviation, personal accident, and kidnap and ransom insurance. This segment operates through select accounts, which serve small businesses; commercial accounts that serve mid-sized businesses; national accounts, which serve large companies; first party that provides traditional and customized property insurance programs to large and mid-sized customers; and specialized distribution, which markets and underwrites its products through brokers, wholesale agents, program managers, and specialized retail agents. The Bond & Specialty Insurance segment provides fidelity and surety, general liability, and others, such as property, workers’ compensation, commercial automobile, and commercial multi-peril insurance products. The Personal Insurance segment offers property and casualty insurance covering personal risks, primarily automobile and homeowners insurance to individuals. The company distributes its products primarily through independent agencies and brokers. The Travelers Companies, Inc. was founded in 1853 and is based in New York, New York.

Viacom, Inc. (VIAB) had a active trading with around 4.85M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.91M. The stock traded between $41.81 and $42.58 before closing at the price of $42.14 with -0.75% change on the day. The New York New York 10036 based company is currently trading 44.38% above its 52 week low of $30.11 and -8.72% below its 52 week high of $47.47. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 74.75 and $41.75 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

Viacom, Inc. operates as media brand worldwide. The company creates television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, applications, games, consumer products, social media experiences, and other entertainment content for audiences. It operates through two segments, Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content and related branded products for consumers through approximately 250 locally programmed and operated TV channels, including Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, SPIKE, BET, CMT, TV Land, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., Channel 5 (UK), Logo, Nicktoons, TeenNick, Paramount Channel, and others, as well as through online, mobile, and apps. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, finances, acquires, and distributes motion pictures, television programming, and other entertainment content under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Nickelodeon Movies, MTV Films, and Paramount Television brands; and distributes films released under the Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, and Insurge Pictures brands. This segment exhibits motion pictures theatrically through home entertainment, licensing to television and digital platforms, and ancillary activities. The company releases its content through download-to-own, download-to-rent, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, transactional video-on-demand, pay television, subscription video-on-demand, basic cable television, free television, and free video-on-demand, as well as airlines and hotels. Viacom, Inc. is headquartered in New York, New York.

Citigroup Inc. (C) traded within a range of $55.58 to $56.96 after opening the day at $56.33. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -6.06% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.38% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $55.83 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -9.41% below its 52 week high of $61.63 and 63.03% above its 12-month low of $34.52. The shares are up by over 13.02% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 37.62 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Citigroup Inc. (C), HP Inc. (HPQ), Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)

Citigroup Inc. (C) had a light trading with around 17.06M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 22.37M. The stock traded between $56.72 and $57.41 before closing at the price of $57.11 with -0.44% change on the day. The New York New York 10013 based company is currently trading 66.77% above its 52 week low of $34.52 and -7.33% below its 52 week high of $61.63. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 44.18 and $64.54 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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.

HP Inc. (HPQ) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.07% or $0.01 to close the day at $14.8 on active trading volume of 14.92M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 12.24M. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company has been outperforming the diversified computer systems group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 62.12%, compared to the industry which has advanced 67.68% over the same period. With RSI of 47.89, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $16.15, making it a hold for now.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, solutions, and services, as well as scanning devices; and laserjet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and 3D printing solutions. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) shares were down in last trading by -5.22% to $64.68. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -4.81% over the past week and fell -1.45% in the past month. It is currently trading -1.97% below its 50 day moving average and -7.72% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -13.23% decrease in value from its one year high of $75.38. The RSI indicator value of 39.92, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells consumer products worldwide. It operates through two segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. The company offers oral care products, including toothpastes, toothbrushes, and mouthwashes, as well as pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals; personal care products comprising bar and liquid hand soaps, shower gels, shampoos, conditioners, and deodorants and antiperspirants; and home care products, such as laundry and dishwashing detergents, fabric conditioners, household cleaners, bleaches, and other similar items. It also provides pet nutrition products for everyday nutritional needs, a range of therapeutic products to manage disease conditions, and various products with natural ingredients. The company’s principal global and regional trademarks include Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline, and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet, and Hill’s Ideal Balance. It markets and sells its pet nutrition products for dogs and cats through pet supply retailers and veterinarians. Colgate-Palmolive Company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO), eBay Inc. (EBAY), Citigroup Inc. (C)

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) grew with the stock adding 0.33% or $0.1 to close at $30.7 on active trading volume of 23.73M compared its three months average trading volume of 22.55M. The San Jose California 95134 based company operating under the Networking & Communication Devices industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 34.03% up for the period and up by 2.46% so far this year. With price target of $33.11 and a 41.55% rebound from 52-week low, Cisco Systems, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol (IP) based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. It provides switching products, including fixed-configuration and modular switches, and storage products that provide connectivity to end users, workstations, IP phones, wireless access points, and servers; and next-generation network routing products that interconnect public and private wireline and mobile networks for mobile, data, voice, and video applications. The company also offers service provider video infrastructure, including set-top boxes, cable/telecommunications access products, and cable modems; and video software and solutions. In addition, it provides collaboration products comprising unified communications products, conferencing products, collaboration endpoints, and business messaging products; data center products, such as blade and rack servers, modular servers, fabric interconnects, software, and server access virtualization solutions; security products, including network and data center security, advanced threat protection, Web and email security, access and policy, unified threat management, and advisory, integration, and managed services; and other products, such as emerging technologies and other networking products. Further, the company offers wireless products consisting of wireless access points; network managed services; and standalone, switch-converged, and cloud managed solutions. Additionally, it provides technical support services and advanced services. The company serves businesses of various sizes, public institutions, governments, and communications service providers. Cisco Systems, Inc. sells its products directly, as well as through channel partners, such as systems integrators, service providers, other resellers, and distributors. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

eBay Inc. (EBAY) gained $0.24 to close the day at a new closing price of $30.23, a 0.8% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 40.47% above its 52 week low of $21.51. A total of 22.32M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 9.86M. The stock, which fluctuated between $30.11 and $30.5 during the day, currently situated -8.92% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.34% in the past one month and up by 3.46% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $32.8 and RSI of 52.79, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

eBay Inc. operates e-commerce platforms that connect various buyers and sellers worldwide. Its platforms enable sellers to organize and offer inventory for sale; and buyers to find and buy it virtually anytime and anywhere. The company’s Marketplace platforms include its online marketplace at ebay.com and the eBay mobile apps; and StubHub platforms comprise its online ticket platform at stubhub.com and the StubHub mobile apps, which enable fans to purchase tickets to the games, concerts, and theater shows. Its Classifieds platforms include a collection of brands, such as Mobile.de, Kijiji, Gumtree, Marktplaats, eBay Classifieds, and others that offer online classifieds and help people find whatever they are looking for in their local communities. The company platforms enable users to find, buy, sell, and pay for items through various online, mobile, and offline channels, which include retailers, distributors, liquidators, import and export companies, auctioneers, catalog and mail-order companies, classifieds, directories, search engines, commerce participants, shopping channels, and networks. eBay Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Citigroup Inc. (C) shares were up in last trading by 1.67% to $57.69. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.52% over the past week and fell -4.63% in the past month. It is currently trading -0.77% below its 50 day moving average and 18.46% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -6.39% decrease in value from its one year high of $61.63. The RSI indicator value of 45.85, lead us to believe that it is a hold 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.

 

Momentum Stocks: Citigroup Inc. (C), Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. (CLRB)

Citigroup Inc. (C) grew with the stock adding 1.9% or $1.06 to close at $56.74 on light trading volume of 18.4M compared its three months average trading volume of 21.95M. The New York New York 10013 based company operating under the Money Center Banks industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 44.79% up for the period and down by -4.53% so far this year. With price target of $64 and a 65.69% rebound from 52-week low, Citigroup Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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.

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) had a active trading with around 18.31M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 16.09M. The stock traded between $9.28 and $9.61 before closing at the price of $9.5 with 3.37% change on the day. The Spring Texas 77389 based company is currently trading 79.25% above its 52 week low of $5.3 and -39.06% below its 52 week high of $15.59. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $13.61 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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.

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Cellectar Biosciences, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, engages in the development of targeted phospholipid drug conjugates (PDCs) for the treatment and imaging of cancer. It offers CLR 131, a PDC radiotherapeutic product candidate and is currently being evaluated in a Phase I study for the treatment of relapse or refractory multiple myeloma; CLR 125, a cancer-targeting radiotherapeutic is under pre-clinical investigation for the treatment of micrometastatic disease ; CLR 124, a cancer-targeting positron emission tomography (PET) imaging PDC for the selective detection of tumors and metastases in a broad range of cancers; and CLR 1502, a cancer-targeting NIR-fluorophore optical imaging PDC for intraoperative tumor and tumor margin illumination. The company was formerly known as Novelos Therapeutics, Inc. and changed its name to Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. in February 2014. Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), CSX Corporation (CSX), Citigroup Inc. (C)

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) grew with the stock adding 1.56% or $0.77 to close at $50 on active trading volume of 23.87M compared its three months average trading volume of 11.15M. The New York New York 10154 based company operating under the Drug Manufacturers – Major industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -20.42% down for the period and down by -13.88% so far this year. With price target of $62.34 and a 2.65% rebound from 52-week low, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company discovers, develops, licenses, manufactures, markets, and distributes 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 blocks the epidermal growth factor receptor; Opdivo, a fully human monoclonal antibody for non-small cell lung and renal cell cancer, and melanoma; Sprycel, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor for the treatment of adults with Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia; Yervoy, a monoclonal antibody for metastatic melanoma; Abilify, an antipsychotic agent for adults with schizophrenia, bipolar mania disorder, and depressive disorder; Orencia to treat rheumatoid arthritis; and Eliquis, an oral factor Xa inhibitor targeted at stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation. Its products pipeline includes Beclabuvir, a non-nucleoside NS5B inhibitor 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 has clinical trial collaborations with Calithera Biosciences, Inc. and Janssen Biotech, Inc.; and a research collaboration with GeneCentric Diagnostics, Inc. The company was formerly known as Bristol-Myers Company and changed its name to Bristol-Myers Squibb Company in 1989. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

CSX Corporation (CSX) gained $1.66 to close the day at a new closing price of $45.99, a 3.74% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 118.1% above its 52 week low of $21.64. A total of 22.53M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 11.03M. The stock, which fluctuated between $44.56 and $46.07 during the day, currently situated 0.83% above its 52 week high. The stock is up by 25.59% in the past one month and up by 52.36% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $39.08 and RSI of 76.49, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based transportation services in the United States and Canada. The company offers rail services, as well as transports intermodal containers and trailers. It transports agricultural products, phosphates and fertilizers, food and consumer products, chemicals, automotive products, metals, forest products, minerals, and waste and equipment; and coal, coke, and iron ore to electricity-generating power plants, steel manufacturers, and industrial plants. The company also exports coal to deep-water port facilities. In addition, it offers intermodal transportation services through a network of approximately 50 terminals transporting manufactured consumer goods in containers in the eastern United States; drayage services, including the pickup and delivery of intermodal shipments; and trucking dispatch services. Further, the company serves the automotive industry with distribution centers and storage locations, as well as connects non-rail served customers through transferring products from rail to trucks, which includes plastics and ethanol. Additionally, it acquires, develops, sells, leases, and manages real estate properties. The company operates approximately 21,000 route mile rail network, which serves various population centers in 23 states east of the Mississippi River, the District of Columbia, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec, as well as owns and leases approximately 4,500 locomotives. It also serves production and distribution facilities through track connections. CSX Corporation was founded in 1978 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

Citigroup Inc. (C) shares were down in last trading by -0.77% to $55.68. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -6.62% over the past week and fell -8.42% in the past month. It is currently trading -3.87% below its 50 day moving average and 14.71% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -9.65% decrease in value from its one year high of $61.63. The RSI indicator value of 32.03, lead us to believe that it is a hold 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.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Citigroup Inc. (C), Sprint Corporation (S), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

Citigroup Inc. (C) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.27% or $-0.73 to close the day at $56.66 on active trading volume of 24.92M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 21.4M. The New York New York 10013 based company has been outperforming the money center banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 41.23%, compared to the industry which has advanced 13.88% over the same period. With RSI of 35.2, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $64.31, making it a hold 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.

Sprint Corporation (S) climbed 2.75% during last trading as the stock added $0.24 to finish the day at $8.97 with about 23.76M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 19.33M. The $35.09B market cap company, which fluctuated between $8.78 and $9.1 during the day, currently situated 311.47% above its 52 week low of $2.34 and -0.33% away from its one year high of $9.1. The RSI of 64.47 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Sprint Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various wireless and wireline communications products and services to consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company operates in two segments, Wireless and Wireline. The Wireless segment offers wireless data communication services, including mobile productivity applications, such as Internet access, messaging, and email services; wireless photo and video offerings; location-based capabilities comprising asset and fleet management, dispatch services, and navigation tools; and mobile entertainment applications. It also provides wireless voice communications services that include local and long-distance wireless voice services, as well as voicemail, call waiting, three-way calling, caller identification, directory assistance, and call forwarding services. In addition, this segment offers voice and data services internationally through roaming arrangements; and customized wireless services to large companies and government agencies, as well as sells wireless devices, broadband devices, connected devices, and accessories to agents and other third-party distributors. The Wireline segment provides wireline voice and data communications, including domestic and international data communications using various protocols, such as multiprotocol label switching technologies, Internet protocol (IP), managed network services, Voice over IP, session initiated protocol, and traditional voice services to other communications companies, and targeted business and consumer subscribers, as well as for cable multiple system operators. Sprint Corporation offers its services under the Sprint, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, and Assurance Wireless brands. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. Sprint Corporation is a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) saw its value increase by 3.86% as the stock gained $5.15 to finish the day at a closing price of $138.41. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $79.95-$143.46 per share for the past year. The shares are up by 16.52% in the past three months and up by 57.45% over the past six months. It is currently trading 7.64% above its 20 day moving average and 12.3% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $125.3 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 74.38. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

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