Stocks To Track: Colony NorthStar, Inc. (CLNS), CDK Global, Inc. (CDK), Flowserve Corporation (FLS)

Colony NorthStar, Inc. (CLNS) climbed 0.99% during last trading as the stock added $0.14 to finish the day at $14.34 with about 1.75M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4M. The $7.88B market cap company, which fluctuated between $14.27 and $14.44 during the day, currently situated 74.36% above its 52 week low of $9.17 and -4.21% away from its one year high of $16.08. The RSI of 53.87 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

The firm invests in the real estate markets of North America and Europe. Its investment portfolio is primarily composed of real estate equity; real estate and real estate-related debt; and investment management of company-sponsored private equity funds and vehicles. The firm invests in wide spectrum of commercial real estate property types, including but not limited to, office, industrial, retail, hospitality, education, single-family and multifamily residential assets, and geographies, primarily within North America and Europe. It was formerly known as Colony Financial, Inc. Colony Capital, Inc. was formed on June 23, 2009 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

CDK Global, Inc. (CDK) gained $0.99 to close the day at a new closing price of $65, a 1.55% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 62.84% above its 52 week low of $40.33. A total of 1.74M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 656.55K. The stock, which fluctuated between $64.4 and $65.42 during the day, currently situated -0.05% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 8.8% in the past one month and up by 17.12% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $64.75 and RSI of 75.51, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

CDK Global, Inc. provides integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and other industries worldwide. The company operates through Retail Solutions North America, Advertising North America, and CDK International segments. It offers technology-based solutions, including automotive Website platforms; and advertising solutions comprising the management of digital advertising spend, for original equipment manufacturers and automotive retailers. The company’s solutions automate and integrate various parts of the dealership and buying process from targeted digital advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair, and maintenance of vehicles. It provides solutions to dealers serving approximately 27,000 retail locations and automotive manufacturers. CDK Global, Inc. is headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

Flowserve Corporation (FLS) had a active trading with around 1.74M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.21M. The stock traded between $48.22 and $48.86 before closing at the price of $48.65 with 0.95% change on the day. The Irving Texas 75039 based company is currently trading 34.14% above its 52 week low of $38.04 and -6.62% below its 52 week high of $52.5. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 43.52 and $47.79 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Flowserve Corporation designs, manufactures, distributes, and services industrial flow management equipment worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Engineered Product Division (EPD), Industrial Product Division (IPD), and Flow Control Division (FCD). The EPD segment offers custom and other engineered pumps and pump systems, mechanical seals, auxiliary systems, replacement parts, and related services, as well as manufactures gas-lubricated mechanical seals used in high-speed compressors. The IPD segment provides pre-configured engineered pumps and pump systems, and related products and services, including submersible motors and specialty products. The FCD segment offers industrial valve and automation solutions comprising isolation and control valves, actuation, controls, and related equipment; and energy management products, such as steam traps, boiler controls and condensate, and energy recovery systems. Its products are used to control, direct, and manage the flow of liquids and gases. The company also offers aftermarket equipment services consisting of installation, advanced diagnostics, repair, and retrofitting. It primarily serves oil and gas, chemical, power generation, and water management markets, as well as general industries that include mining and ore processing, pharmaceuticals, pulp and paper, food and beverage, and other smaller applications. The company distributes its products through direct sales, distributors, and sales representatives. Flowserve Corporation was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

 

Stocks on the Move: Umpqua Holdings Corporation (UMPQ), CDK Global, Inc. (CDK), Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PCRX)

Umpqua Holdings Corporation (UMPQ) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.82% or $-0.15 to close the day at $18.16 on light trading volume of 1.47M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.82M. The Portland Oregon 97258 based company has been outperforming the regional – pacific banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 34.25%, compared to the industry which has advanced 53.53% over the same period. With RSI of 45.94, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $19.75, making it a hold for now.

Umpqua Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the commercial and retail banking, and retail brokerage businesses. It operates through Community Banking and Home Lending segments. The Community Banking segment provides loan and deposit products to business and retail customers. The Home Lending segment originates, sells, and services residential mortgage loans. It also offers various deposit products, such as non-interest bearing checking accounts, interest bearing checking and savings accounts, money market accounts, and certificates of deposit; financial planning, trust, and investments services to high net worth individuals; and retail brokerage and investment advisory services. The company’s loan products include loans for business and commercial customers, including accounts receivable and inventory financing, multi-family loans, equipment loans, commercial equipment leases, international trade, real estate construction loans, permanent financing, small business administration program financing, and capital markets and treasury management services; loan products for small businesses; commercial and industrial loans; residential real estate loans for the construction, purchase, and refinancing of residential owner-occupied and rental properties; and consumer loans, such as secured and unsecured personal loans, home equity and personal lines of credit, and motor vehicle loans. In addition, it provides technology-based services, including remote deposit capture, online banking, bill pay and treasury, mobile banking, voice response banking, automatic payroll deposit programs, ATMs, product kiosks, and Website. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated commercial banking centers in 382 locations. Umpqua Holdings Corporation was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.

CDK Global, Inc. (CDK) fell -0.8% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.5 to finish the day at $62.05 with about 1.47M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 634.60K. The $9.28B market cap company, which fluctuated between $61.72 and $63.3 during the day, currently situated 55.45% above its 52 week low of $40.33 and -0.93% away from its one year high of $63.3. The RSI of 62.92 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

CDK Global, Inc. provides integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and other industries worldwide. The company operates through Retail Solutions North America, Advertising North America, and CDK International segments. It offers technology-based solutions, including automotive Website platforms; and advertising solutions comprising the management of digital advertising spend, for original equipment manufacturers and automotive retailers. The company’s solutions automate and integrate various parts of the dealership and buying process from targeted digital advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair, and maintenance of vehicles. It provides solutions to dealers serving approximately 27,000 retail locations and automotive manufacturers. CDK Global, Inc. is headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PCRX) saw its value increase by 4.94% as the stock gained $1.9 to finish the day at a closing price of $40.35. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $29.95-$65.64 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $38.25 to $41.5 during the day, are up by 26.89% in the past three months and up by 5.96% over the past six months. It is currently trading 5.06% above its 20 day moving average and 16.08% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $50.33 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 62. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, develops, commercializes, and manufactures proprietary pharmaceutical products primarily for use in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers in the United States. The company develops pharmaceutical products based on its proprietary DepoFoam drug delivery technology. Its lead product includes, EXPAREL, a liposome injection of bupivacaine, an amide-type anesthetic indicated for infiltration into the surgical site to produce postsurgical analgesia. The company also markets DepoCyt(e), a liposomal formulation of the chemotherapeutic agent cytarabine indicated for the intrathecal treatment of lymphomatous meningitis, a life-threatening complication of lymphoma, a cancer of the immune system. Its development pipeline comprises DepoMeloxicam, a long-acting non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, which is in preclinical development for the treatment of acute postsurgical pain; and DepoTranexamic Acid, a pre-clinical development product for the treatment or prevention of excessive blood loss during surgery by promoting hemostasis. The company was formerly known as Pacira, Inc. and changed its name to Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in October 2010. Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey.

 

Stocks Buzz: Bristow Group, Inc. (BRS) Liberty Property Trust (LPT) CDK Global, Inc. (CDK)

Bristow Group, Inc. (BRS) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -2.51% or $-0.29 to close the day at $11.27 on light trading volume of 0.83M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.11M. The Houston Texas 77042 based company has been underperforming the oil & gas equipment & services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -62.73%, compared to the industry which has dropped -2.07% over the same period. With RSI of 46.48, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $16.5, making it a hold for now.

Bristow Group Inc. provides industrial aviation services to the offshore energy industry in Africa, the Americas, the Asia Pacific, and Europe Caspian. Its helicopters are used principally to transport personnel between onshore bases and offshore production platforms, drilling rigs, and other installations, as well as to transport time-sensitive equipment to these offshore locations. The company also offers helicopter flight training services to commercial pilots and flight instructors, as well as military training services through its Bristow Academy. In addition, it provides helicopter repair and maintenance services; and search and rescue services to oil and gas companies. The company provides its helicopter services to integrated, national, and independent oil and gas companies. As of March 31, 2016, it operated a fleet of 463 aircraft. The company was formerly known as Offshore Logistics Inc. and changed its name to Bristow Group Inc. in February 2006. Bristow Group Inc. was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Liberty Property Trust (LPT) retreated with the stock falling -4.27% or $-1.78 to close at $39.87 on light trading volume of 0.83M compared its three months average trading volume of 917.92K. The Malvern Pennsylvania 19355 based company operating under the REIT – Office industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 38.97% up for the period and up by 31.94% so far this year. With price target of $39 and a 52.07% rebound from 52-week low, Liberty Property Trust has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Liberty Property Trust is a publicly owned real estate investment holding trust. Through its subsidiary, it provides leasing, property management, development, acquisition, and other tenant-related services for a portfolio of industrial and office properties. The firm invests in industrial properties including various warehouse, distribution, service, assembly, light manufacturing, and research and development facilities. Its office properties include multi-story and single-story office buildings located principally in suburban mixed-use developments or office parks. Liberty Property Trust was founded in 1972 and is based in Malvern, Pennsylvania.

CDK Global, Inc. (CDK) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -4.15% or $-2.44 to close the day at $56.31 on lower than average trading volume of 0.83M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 912.48K. The Hoffman Estates Illinois 60169 based company has been outperforming the application software companies by -1.0895% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 19.27% YTD, versus the application software industry which is up 7.09% for the same period. The RSI of 35.53 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

CDK Global, Inc. provides integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and other industries worldwide. The company operates through Retail Solutions North America, Advertising North America, and CDK International segments. It offers technology-based solutions, including automotive Website platforms; and advertising solutions comprising the management of digital advertising spend, for original equipment manufacturers and automotive retailers. The company’s solutions automate and integrate various parts of the dealership and buying process from targeted digital advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair, and maintenance of vehicles. It provides solutions to dealers serving approximately 27,000 retail locations and automotive manufacturers. CDK Global, Inc. is headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

 

Trending Stocks in Review: CDK Global Inc (NASDAQ:CDK), Post Properties Inc (NYSE:PPS), 8×8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT)

CDK Global Inc (NASDAQ:CDK) increased 0.02% during last trading as the stock added $0.01 to finish the day at $57.66 with about 985,630.00 shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 863,804.00. The $8.66B market cap company, which fluctuated between $57.15 and $57.88 during the day, currently situated 46.15% above its 52 week low of $39.45 and -4.04% away from its one year high of $60.09. The RSI of 49.50 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now. CDK Global, Inc. is a provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing/advertising solutions to the automotive retail industry. The Company’s segments are Automotive Retail North America (ARNA), Automotive Retail International (ARI) and Digital Marketing (DM).

Post Properties Inc (NYSE:PPS) gained $0.45 to close the day at a new closing price of $66.63, a 0.68% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 30.01% above its 52 week low of $51.25. A total of 981,311.00 shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 698,470.00. The stock, which fluctuated between $65.80 and $66.65 during the day, currently situated -3.98% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 6.01% in the past one month and up by 11.63% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $61.65 and RSI of 64.55, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now. Post Properties, Inc. is a self-administrated and self-managed equity real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s segments include Fully stabilized (same store) communities, which includes apartment communities that have been stabilized for both the current and prior year.

8×8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT) had a light trading with around 962,060.00 shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 789,909.00. The stock traded between $13.16 and $13.50 before closing at the price of $13.49 with 0.60% change on the day. The company is currently trading 83.54% above its 52 week low of $7.35 and -13.14% below its 52 week high of $15.53. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 44.85 and $17.33 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks. 8×8, Inc. provides cloud-based, enterprise-class software solutions. The Company’s solutions are delivered through Software as a Service (SaaS) business model. Its segments include Americas and Europe.

Investor’s Alert: ARRIS International plc (ARRS), CDK Global, Inc. (CDK), Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (ESRT)

ARRIS International plc (ARRS) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -2.22% or $-0.61 to close the day at $26.87 on lower than average trading volume of 1.55M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.19M. The Suwanee Georgia 30024 based company has been outperforming the communication equipment companies by 15.9344% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -12.1% YTD, versus the communication equipment industry which is up 2.68% for the same period. The RSI of 66.72 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

ARRIS International plc provides media entertainment and data communications solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Customer Premises Equipment and Network & Cloud. The Customer Premises Equipment segment offers various product solutions, including set-top boxes, gateways, digital subscriber lines and cable modems, and embedded multimedia terminal adapters and voice/data modems that enable service providers to offer voice, video, and high-speed data services to residential and business subscribers. The Network & Cloud segment provides cable modem termination system, converged cable access platform, multichannel video programming distributors, programmer equipment, Ad insertion technologies, and equipment in the ground or on transmission poles, as well as equipment used to initiate the distribution of content-carrying signals. This segment also offers technical support, professional services, and systems integration capabilities; software products that enable providers to deliver user experiences; multiscreen recommendations, offer management, and advertising services; network management products that collect information from the broadband network; and workforce management solutions enabling service providers to efficiently manage and dispatch field technicians, as well as network surveillance and issue correlation software and services. The company was formerly known as ARRIS Group, Inc. and changed its name to ARRIS International plc in January 2016. ARRIS International plc was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia.

CDK Global, Inc. (CDK) had a light trading with around 1.24M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 935.65K. The stock traded between $56.74 and $58.61 before closing at the price of $56.81 with -2.22% change on the day. The Hoffman Estates Illinois 60169 based company is currently trading 43.99% above its 52 week low of $39.67 and -3.6% below its 52 week high of $58.93. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 47.97 and $53.17 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

CDK Global, Inc. provides integrated information technology and digital marketing/advertising solutions to the automotive retail industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Automotive Retail North America, Automotive Retail International, and Digital Marketing. It offers solutions to automate and integrate critical workflow processes from pre-sale targeted advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, and repair and maintenance of vehicles. The company also provides dealer management systems, front office/vehicle sales solutions, fixed operations solutions, customer relationship management solutions, financial management solutions, document management solutions, network management solutions, integrated telephony management solutions, data management and business intelligence solutions, implementation and training solutions, client support, and professional services. In addition, it offers Website, advertising, business intelligence, and marketing services. The company serves approximately 27,000 retail locations and automotive manufacturers; and automotive retailers and original equipment manufacturers, as well as other application, service, and information providers. CDK Global, Inc. is headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (ESRT) traded within a range of $20.54 to $20.96 after opening the day at $20.91. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 14.87% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.24% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $20.54 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -2.38% below its 52 week high of $21.04 and 42.37% above its 12-month low of $14.58. The shares are up by over 9.15% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 61.91 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), focuses on owning, managing, operating, and acquiring office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area. It also intends to provide construction services to tenants and other entities. The company, formerly known as Empire Realty Trust, Inc., is based in New York, New York.

Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: BankUnited, Inc. (BKU), CDK Global, Inc. (CDK), Crocs, Inc. (CROX)

BankUnited, Inc. (BKU) climbed 0.53% during last trading as the stock added $0.16 to finish the day at $30.6 with about 1.54M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.14M. The $3.17B market cap company, which fluctuated between $30.22 and $30.72 during the day, currently situated 10.61% above its 52 week low of $27.85 and -21.96% away from its one year high of $39.97. The RSI of 45.72 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

BankUnited, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for BankUnited, National Association that provides a range of banking services to small and medium sized businesses, and individual customers in the United States. The company offers deposit products, including checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, savings accounts, and certificates of deposit. Its loans portfolio includes small business loans, commercial real estate loans, equipment loans and leases, term loans, formula-based loans, municipal loans and leases, commercial lines of credit, letters of credit, and consumer loans, as well as residential loans. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 98 branches located in 15 Florida counties; and 6 banking centers in the New York metropolitan area. It also distributes its products through 100 ATMs, integrated on-line banking, mobile banking, and a telephone banking service. The company was formerly known as BU Financial Corporation. BankUnited, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida.

CDK Global, Inc. (CDK) dropped $-0.09 to close the day at a new closing price of $57.91, a -0.16% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 46.78% above its 52 week low of $39.67. A total of 1.54M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 896.85K. The stock, which fluctuated between $57.74 and $58.26 during the day, currently situated -1.73% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 4.36% in the past one month and up by 21.95% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $53.17 and RSI of 63.22, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

CDK Global, Inc. provides integrated information technology and digital marketing/advertising solutions to the automotive retail industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Automotive Retail North America, Automotive Retail International, and Digital Marketing. It offers solutions to automate and integrate critical workflow processes from pre-sale targeted advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, and repair and maintenance of vehicles. The company also provides dealer management systems, front office/vehicle sales solutions, fixed operations solutions, customer relationship management solutions, financial management solutions, document management solutions, network management solutions, integrated telephony management solutions, data management and business intelligence solutions, implementation and training solutions, client support, and professional services. In addition, it offers Website, advertising, business intelligence, and marketing services. The company serves approximately 27,000 retail locations and automotive manufacturers; and automotive retailers and original equipment manufacturers, as well as other application, service, and information providers. CDK Global, Inc. is headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

Crocs, Inc. (CROX) had a light trading with around 1.54M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 974.02K. The stock traded between $11.12 and $11.64 before closing at the price of $11.53 with -1.79% change on the day. The Niwot Colorado 80503 based company is currently trading 51.11% above its 52 week low of $7.63 and -27.3% below its 52 week high of $15.86. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 53.81 and $11.08 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Crocs, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes casual lifestyle footwear and accessories for men, women, and children worldwide. It offers various footwear products, including clogs, sandals, wedges, flats, sneakers, and boots. The company’s primary trademarks include the Crocs logo and the Crocs word mark. It sells its products in approximately 65 countries through domestic and international retailers and distributors, as well as directly to end-user consumers through company-operated retail stores, outlets, Webstores, and kiosks. As of December 31, 2015, Crocs, Inc. operated 275 retail stores; 98 kiosks and store-in-stores; 186 outlet stores; and 12 company-operated e-commerce Web stores. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Niwot, Colorado.