Stocks in Review: Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC), Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM), Sabre Corporation (SABR)

Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC) traded within a range of $10.57 to $10.68 after opening the day at $10.64. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 11.1% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.47% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $10.66 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -22.69% below its 52 week high of $13.97 and 25.09% above its 12-month low of $8.9. The shares are down by over -21.68% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 44.19 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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

Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.11% or $-0.02 to close the day at $17.62 on light trading volume of 1.34M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.64M. The New York New York 10022 based company has been outperforming the reit – diversified group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 43.17%, compared to the industry which has advanced 13.11% over the same period. With RSI of 62.9, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $17, making it a hold for now.

Chimera Investment Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company, through its subsidiaries, invests in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), residential mortgage loans, commercial mortgage loans, real estate-related securities, and various other asset classes. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. As a result, it would not be subject to corporate income tax on that portion of its net income that is distributed to shareholders. Chimera Investment Corporation was founded in 2007 and is based in New York, New York.

Sabre Corporation (SABR) gained $0.05 to close the day at a new closing price of $24.84, a 0.2% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 14.98% above its 52 week low of $22.03. A total of 1.34M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.07M. The stock, currently situated -15.33% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -4.04% in the past one month and down by -8.21% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $31.09 and RSI of 41.59, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Sabre Corporation provides technology solutions to the travel and tourism industry. The company operates through two segments, Travel Network, and Airline and Hospitality Solutions. The Travel Network segment operates a business-to-business travel marketplace that offers travel content, such as inventory, prices, and availability from a range of travel suppliers, including airlines, hotels, car rental brands, rail carriers, cruise lines, and tour operators with a network of travel buyers comprising online and offline travel agencies, travel management companies, and corporate travel departments. The Airline and Hospitality Solutions segment offers a portfolio of software technology products and solutions through software-as-a-service and hosted delivery models to airlines, hotel properties, and other travel suppliers. This segment provides SabreSonic Customer Sales & Service, a reservation system that provides capabilities around managing sales and customer service across an airline’s diverse touch points; Sabre AirVision Marketing & Planning, a set of airline commercial planning solutions; and Sabre AirCentre Enterprise Operations, a set of solutions for the holistic planning and management of airline, airport, and customer operations. In addition, this segment offers software and solutions to hotel properties comprising central reservation system, property management solution, and marketing and consulting services. Sabre Corporation was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Southlake, Texas.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS), Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM), People’s United Financial Inc. (PBCT)

Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS) saw its value increase by 1.41% as the stock gained $0.23 to finish the day at a closing price of $16.54. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $5.38-$21.59 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $16.03 to $16.79 during the day, are down by -17.13% in the past three months and up by 9.48% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.38% above its 20 day moving average and -2.78% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $20.15 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 50.47.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Pan American Silver Corp., together with its subsidiaries, engages in silver mining and related activities. Its activities include the exploration, mine development, extraction, processing, refining, and reclamation of silver mines. The company owns and operates silver mines located in Peru, Mexico, Argentina, and Bolivia. It also produces and sells gold, zinc, lead, and copper. The company holds interests in the Huaron, Morococha, Alamo Dorado, Dolores, La Colorada, Manantial Espejo, and San Vicente mines. Pan American Silver Corp. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM) shares were up in last trading by 0.67% to $16.59. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 7.24% over the past week and grew 10.82% in the past month. It is currently trading 5.79% above its 50 day moving average and 17.01% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a 0.42% increase in value from its one year high of $16.98. The RSI indicator value of 71.46, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

Chimera Investment Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company, through its subsidiaries, invests in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), residential mortgage loans, commercial mortgage loans, real estate-related securities, and various other asset classes. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. As a result, it would not be subject to corporate income tax on that portion of its net income that is distributed to shareholders. Chimera Investment Corporation was founded in 2007 and is based in New York, New York.

People’s United Financial Inc. (PBCT) traded within a range of $16.49 to $16.725 after opening the day at $16.7. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 7.72% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.51% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $16.65 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -0.75% below its 52 week high of $16.93 and 27.72% above its 12-month low of $13.62. The shares are up by over 9.21% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 68.35 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

People’s United Financial, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for People’s United Bank, National Association that provides commercial banking, retail banking, and wealth management services to individual, corporate, and municipal customers. The company operates in two segments, Commercial Banking and Retail Banking. The Commercial Banking segment offers commercial real estate lending, commercial and industrial lending, and commercial deposit gathering services. This segment also provides equipment financing; cash management, correspondent banking, and municipal banking services; and institutional trust, corporate trust, private banking, and insurance services. The Retail Banking segment offers consumer lending, including residential mortgage and home equity lending; and consumer deposit gathering services. This segment also provides brokerage, financial advisory, investment management, life insurance, and non-institutional trust services. In addition, the company offers online banking, investment trading, and telephone banking services. It operates through a network of 396 branches and 594 ATMs in Connecticut, southeastern New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. People’s United Financial, Inc. was founded in 1842 and is headquartered in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

 

Stocks To Watch: Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM), PDC Energy, Inc. (PDCE), Bunge Limited (BG)

Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM) traded within a range of $15.98 to $16.41 after opening the day at $16.05. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 36.16% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.81% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $16.27 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -1.51% below its 52 week high of $16.98 and 70.54% above its 12-month low of $10.89. The shares are up by over 1.29% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 63.92 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Chimera Investment Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company, through its subsidiaries, invests in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), residential mortgage loans, commercial mortgage loans, real estate-related securities, and various other asset classes. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. As a result, it would not be subject to corporate income tax on that portion of its net income that is distributed to shareholders. Chimera Investment Corporation was founded in 2007 and is based in New York, New York.

PDC Energy, Inc. (PDCE) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 2.49% or $1.53 to close the day at $63.09 on active trading volume of 1.94M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.38M. The Denver Colorado 80203 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 0.9%, compared to the industry which has dropped -3.67% over the same period. With RSI of 47.76, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $77.23, making it a hold for now.

PDC Energy, Inc., an independent exploration and production company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. It operates through two segments, Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, and Gas Marketing. The Oil and Gas Exploration and Production segment produces and sells natural gas and natural gas liquids to midstream service providers, marketers, and utilities; and crude oil. The Gas Marketing segment purchases, aggregates, and sells natural gas; and purchases natural gas produced by third party producers for resale. This segment markets natural gas to third-party marketers and natural gas utilities, as well as to industrial and commercial customers. December 31, 2015, it had approximately 273 million barrels of crude oil equivalent of proved reserves; and owned an interest in approximately 3000 gross wells. The company was formerly known as Petroleum Development Corporation and changed its name to PDC Energy, Inc. in June 2012. PDC Energy, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

Bunge Limited (BG) gained $0.51 to close the day at a new closing price of $69.32, a 0.74% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 53.59% above its 52 week low of $46.08. A total of 1.93M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.02M. The stock, which fluctuated between $67.82 and $70.28 during the day, currently situated -3.64% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 13.75% in the past one month and up by 5.38% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $72.15 and RSI of 79.32, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Bunge Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an agribusiness and food company worldwide. It operates through five segments: Agribusiness, Edible Oil Products, Milling Products, Sugar and Bioenergy, and Fertilizer. The Agribusiness segment engages in the purchase, storage, transport, processing, and sale of agricultural commodities and commodity products, such as oilseeds and grains, including soybeans, rapeseed, canola, sunflower seeds, wheat, and corn to animal feed manufacturers, livestock producers, wheat and corn millers, and other oilseed processors, as well as third-party edible oil processing companies, and biodiesel industries. The Edible Oil Products segment provides packaged and bulk oils, shortenings, margarines, mayonnaise, sauces, pastes, condiments, and seasonings to baked goods companies, snack food producers, restaurant chains, food service distributors, and other food manufacturers, as well as grocery chains, wholesalers, distributors, and other retailers. The Milling Products segment produces and sells various wheat flours and bakery mixes; and corn milling products, including dry-milled corn meals, flours, flaking and brewer’s grits, soy-fortified corn meals, corn-soy blend products, and other products, as well as sells rice products. The Sugar and Bioenergy segment produces and sells sugar and ethanol; trades and merchandises sugar; and generates electricity from burning sugarcane bagasse. As of December 31, 2015, this segment had a total installed capacity of approximately 322 megawatts. The Fertilizer segment produces, blends, and distributes nitrogen, phosphate, and potassium fertilizers comprising phosphate-based liquid and solid nitrogen fertilizers; single super phosphate; and ammonia, urea, ammonium thiosulfate, monoammonium phosphate, diammonium phosphate, triple supersphosphate, UAN, ammonium sulfate, and potassium chloride products. Bunge Limited was founded in 1818 and is headquartered in White Plains, New York.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (CRZO), PerkinElmer Inc. (PKI), Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM)

Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (CRZO) retreated with the stock falling -1.34% or $-0.54 to close at $39.89 on light trading volume of 0.85M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.59M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company operating under the Independent Oil & Gas industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -2.61% down for the period and up by 34.85% so far this year. With price target of $44.35 and a 147.76% rebound from 52-week low, Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas primarily in the United States. The company holds interests in oil and gas plays, including Eagle Ford Shale in Texas; the Delaware Basin in West Texas; the Utica Shale in Ohio; the Niobrara Formation in Colorado; and the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania. As of December 31, 2015, it had proved oil and gas reserves of 170.6 million barrels of oil equivalent; and operated 474 gross productive oil and gas wells. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Houston, Texas.

PerkinElmer Inc. (PKI) gained $0.05 to close the day at a new closing price of $52.11, a 0.1% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 32.45% above its 52 week low of $39.5. A total of 0.85M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 517.81K. The stock, which fluctuated between $51.62 and $52.45 during the day, currently situated -8.91% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -1.85% in the past one month and down by -5.53% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $24.19 and RSI of 35, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

PerkinElmer, Inc. provides products, services, and solutions to the diagnostics, research, environmental, industrial, and laboratory services markets worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Human Health and Environmental Health. The Human Health segment develops diagnostics, tools, and applications to help detect diseases earlier, and to accelerate the discovery and development of critical new therapies. It provides early detection for genetic disorders from pregnancy to early childhood, as well as flat panel X-ray detectors and infectious disease testing for the diagnostics market; and a suite of solutions, including reagents, liquid handling systems, and detection and imaging technologies that enable scientists to enhance life sciences research and drug discovery processes. This segment’s research portfolio includes instrumentation for automation and detection solutions, and in vitro and ex vivo, as well as in vivo imaging and analysis hardware and software; and a portfolio of consumable products, including drug discovery and research reagents. The Environmental Health segment provides products, services, and solutions to facilitate the creation of safer food and consumer products. It develops and provides analytical technologies, solutions, and services that enable its customers to understand the characterization and health of various aspects, including air, water, and soil. This segment also provides analytical instrumentation for the industrial market, which includes the chemical, electronics, energy, food, lubricant, petrochemical, and polymer industries; and laboratory services. The company serves pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, laboratories, academic and research institutions, public health authorities, private healthcare organizations, doctors, and government agencies. PerkinElmer, Inc. was founded in 1931 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM) shares were down in last trading by -0.39% to $15.22. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.42% over the past week and fell -3.2% in the past month. It is currently trading -3.49% below its 50 day moving average and 10.22% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -7.71% decrease in value from its one year high of $16.98. The RSI indicator value of 43.52, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Chimera Investment Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company, through its subsidiaries, invests in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), residential mortgage loans, commercial mortgage loans, real estate-related securities, and various other asset classes. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. As a result, it would not be subject to corporate income tax on that portion of its net income that is distributed to shareholders. Chimera Investment Corporation was founded in 2007 and is based in New York, New York.

Stocks Trending Alert: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN), Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU)

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) saw its value decrease by -0.5% as the stock dropped $-0.05 to finish the day at a closing price of $9.97. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $7.83-$11.87 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $9.95 to $10.09 during the day, are up by 8.79% in the past three months and up by 1.27% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.03% above its 20 day moving average and 2.53% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $10.59 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 53.67.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated operates as a holding company for The Huntington National Bank that provides commercial, small business, consumer, and mortgage banking services. The company’s Retail and Business Banking segment offers financial products and services, including checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, consumer loans, and small business loans; and investments, insurance, interest rate risk protection, and foreign exchange and treasury management services. Its Commercial Banking segment provides corporate risk management and institutional sales, trading, and underwriting services; commercial property and casualty, employee benefits, personal lines, life and disability, and specialty lines of insurance; and brokerage and agency services for residential and commercial title insurance, as well as excess and surplus product lines of insurance. The company’s Automobile Finance and Commercial Real Estate segment offers financing for the purchase of vehicles; financing the acquisition of new and used vehicle inventory of franchised automotive dealerships; and financing for land, buildings, and other commercial real estate owned or constructed by real estate developers, automobile dealerships, or other customers. Its Regional Banking and The Huntington Private Client Group segment provides deposits, lending, and other banking services; wealth management services, and retirement plan and corporate trust services; and brokerage, annuities, advisory, and other investment products. The company’s Home Lending segment offers consumer loans and mortgages. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated also provides equipment leasing; and online, mobile, and telephone banking services. The company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM) shares were up in last trading by 1.14% to $15.11. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.41% over the past week and fell -2.15% in the past month. It is currently trading -4.46% below its 50 day moving average and 9.66% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -8.37% decrease in value from its one year high of $16.98. The RSI indicator value of 38.81, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Chimera Investment Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company, through its subsidiaries, invests in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), residential mortgage loans, commercial mortgage loans, real estate-related securities, and various other asset classes. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. As a result, it would not be subject to corporate income tax on that portion of its net income that is distributed to shareholders. Chimera Investment Corporation was founded in 2007 and is based in New York, New York.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU) traded within a range of $6.34 to $6.42 after opening the day at $6.38. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -54.54% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.15% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $6.36 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -61.57% below its 52 week high of $10.86 and 16.7% above its 12-month low of $5.45. The shares are down by over -5.92% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 44.86 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., together with its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, manufactures, distributes, and sells vehicles, components, and production systems. The company operates through six segments: NAFTA, LATAM, APAC, EMEA, Maserati, and Components. It provides passenger cars, light trucks, and light commercial vehicles under the Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia, and Ram brand names; and luxury vehicles under the Maserati brand, as well as after-sales services and parts under the Mopar brand. The company also produces and sells lighting components, body control units, suspensions, shock absorbers, electronic systems, exhaust systems, powertrain components, engine control units, plastic molding components, and after-market under the Magneti Marelli brand name. In addition, it offers cast iron components for engines, gearboxes, transmissions and suspension systems, and aluminum cylinder heads under the Teksid brand; and designs and produces industrial automation systems and related products for the automotive industry under the Comau brand name. Further, the company is involved in media and publishing businesses. It sells its products directly, or through distributors and dealers in approximately 150 countries. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. was founded in 1899 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

 

Stocks Under Review: Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM) Rice Energy Inc. (RICE) FMC Technologies, Inc. (FTI)

Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -3.86% or $-0.6 to close the day at $14.95 on active trading volume of 3.84M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.5M. The New York New York 10022 based company has been outperforming the reit – diversified group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 28.65%, compared to the industry which has advanced 18.35% over the same period. With RSI of 29.5, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $16.3, making it a hold for now.

Chimera Investment Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company, through its subsidiaries, invests in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), residential mortgage loans, commercial mortgage loans, real estate-related securities, and various other asset classes. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. As a result, it would not be subject to corporate income tax on that portion of its net income that is distributed to shareholders. Chimera Investment Corporation was founded in 2007 and is based in New York, New York.

Rice Energy Inc. (RICE) retreated with the stock falling -0.04% or $-0.01 to close at $26.66 on active trading volume of 3.83M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.34M. The Canonsburg Pennsylvania 15317 based company operating under the Independent Oil & Gas industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 51.39% up for the period and up by 144.59% so far this year. With price target of $29.85 and a 236.62% rebound from 52-week low, Rice Energy Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Rice Energy Inc., an independent natural gas and oil company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquid (NGL) properties in the Appalachian Basin. The company operates through two segments, Exploration and Production, and Midstream. As of December 31, 2015, it held approximately 92,000 net acres in the southwestern core of the Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania; and approximately 56,000 net acres in the southeastern core of the Utica Shale located in Belmont County, Ohio. The company also has operations in the Upper Devonian Shale located on Pennsylvania acreage. It had 120 net producing wells in the Marcellus Shale; 4 net producing wells in the Upper Devonian Shale; and 19 net producing wells in the Utica Shale. The company is also involved in the gathering and compression of natural gas, oil, and NGL; and the provision of water services to support well completion activities. Rice Energy Inc. was founded in 2008 and is based in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

FMC Technologies, Inc. (FTI) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.23% or $0.07 to close the day at $29.95 on higher than average trading volume of 3.81M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.43M. The Houston Texas 77086 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas equipment & services companies by 15.5121% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 3.24% YTD, versus the oil & gas equipment & services industry which is up 11.2% for the same period. The RSI of 70.49 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

FMC Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and services technological systems and products for customers in the energy industry worldwide. It operates through Subsea Technologies, Surface Technologies, and Energy Infrastructure segments. The Subsea Technologies segment offers subsea systems for the offshore production of crude oil and natural gas; and installation, asset management, product optimization, and well access and intervention services, as well as inspection, maintenance, and repair services. This segment also provides electric and hydraulic work-class remotely operating vehicle, tether-management, launch and recovery, remote manipulator arms, and modular control systems for subsea applications, as well as support services, such as product training, pilot simulator training, spare parts, and technical assistance; and offers multiphase and wetgas meters to measure production rates of oil, water, and gas for topside and subsea applications. The Surface Technologies segment offers wellhead systems for standard and custom-engineered applications; fluid control products for the well completion and stimulation activities; and flowback, cased hole electric wireline and slickline, specialty logging, and well optimization services. The Energy Infrastructure segment provides measurement products, such as flow computers and control systems, and gas and liquid measurement systems, as well as floating production, storage, and off-loading metering systems; and design, engineering, project management, training, commissioning, and aftermarket services. This segment also offers land- and marine-based loading and transfer systems for ship-to-ship loading and offloading operations; systems that separate production flows from wells into oil, gas, sand, and water; and automation, control, and information technology services. FMC Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Investor’s Watch List: Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL), Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (GPT), Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM)

Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) had a light trading with around 2.55M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.55M. The stock traded between $37.63 and $38.33 before closing at the price of $38.25 with 2.46% change on the day. The Austin Minnesota 55912 based company is currently trading 27.35% above its 52 week low of $31 and -15.7% below its 52 week high of $45.72. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 56.96 and $41.22 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Hormel Foods Corporation produces and markets various meat and food products worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Grocery Products, Refrigerated Foods, Jennie-O Turkey Store, Specialty Foods, and International & Other. It provides various perishable meat products, including fresh meats, frozen items, refrigerated meal solutions, sausages, hams, wieners, and bacon; and shelf-stable products comprising canned luncheon meats, shelf-stable microwaveable meals, stews, chilies, hash, meat spreads, flour and corn tortillas, salsas, tortilla chips, peanut butter, and other products. The company also offers poultry products, such as turkey products; and nutritional food products and supplements, sugar and sugar substitutes, dessert and drink mixes, and industrial gelatin products. It sells its products through sales personnel, as well as through independent brokers and distributors. The company was formerly known as Geo. A. Hormel & Company and changed its name to Hormel Foods Corporation in January 1995. Hormel Foods Corporation was founded in 1891 and is based in Austin, Minnesota.

Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (GPT) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.1% or $-0.01 to close the day at $9.71 on light trading volume of 2.53M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.71M. The New York New York 10175 based company has been outperforming the reit – diversified group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 54.41%, compared to the industry which has advanced 27.42% over the same period. With RSI of 54.97, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $26.91, making it a hold for now.

Gramercy Property Trust, Inc. is an equity real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It makes investments in industrial and office properties to create its portfolio. The firm was formerly known as Gramercy Capital Corp. Gramercy Property Trust Inc was founded in 2004 and is based in New York City with additional offices in St. Louis, Missouri and Jenkintown, Pennsylvania.

Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM) shares were up in last trading by 0.6% to $16.66. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.27% over the past week and grew 2.33% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.51% above its 50 day moving average and 19.15% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.88% decrease in value from its one year high of $16.98. The RSI indicator value of 56.67, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Chimera Investment Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company, through its subsidiaries, invests in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), residential mortgage loans, commercial mortgage loans, real estate-related securities, and various other asset classes. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. As a result, it would not be subject to corporate income tax on that portion of its net income that is distributed to shareholders. Chimera Investment Corporation was founded in 2007 and is based in New York, New York.

 

3 Notable Runners: American Homes 4 Rent (AMH), Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT), Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM)

American Homes 4 Rent (AMH) managed to rebound with the stock declining 0% or $0 to close the day at $21.54 on higher than average trading volume of 3.55M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.68M. The Agoura Hills California 91301 based company has been outperforming the reit – residential companies by 14.7395% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 30.37% YTD, versus the reit – residential industry which is up 5.58% for the same period. The RSI of 48.03 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

American Homes 4 Rent is a real estate investment trust. The firm engages in the acquisition, renovation, leasing, and operating single-family home rental properties in the United States. American Homes 4 Rent was founded in 2012 and is based in Malibu, California.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) had a active trading with around 8.94M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.05M. The stock traded between $22.91 and $23.34 before closing at the price of $23.31 with 0% change on the day. The McLean Virginia 22102 based company is currently trading 45.61% above its 52 week low of $16.16 and -10.16% below its 52 week high of $26.27. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 45.3 and $26.39 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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 September 1, 2016, the company had approximately 4,700 managed, franchised, owned, and leased hotels, resorts, and timeshare properties comprising 775,000 rooms in 104 countries and territories. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM) traded within a range of $16.1 to $16.41 after opening the day at $16.36. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 32.4% so far this year. The stock was down close to 0% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $16.29 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -4.06% below its 52 week high of $16.98 and 65.83% above its 12-month low of $10.89. The shares are up by over 8.09% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 49.25 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Chimera Investment Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company, through its subsidiaries, invests in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), residential mortgage loans, commercial mortgage loans, real estate-related securities, and various other asset classes. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. As a result, it would not be subject to corporate income tax on that portion of its net income that is distributed to shareholders. Chimera Investment Corporation was founded in 2007 and is based in New York, New York.

 

Stocks Under Consideration: Fastenal Company (FAST), Ross Stores Inc. (ROST), Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM)

Fastenal Company (FAST) retreated with the stock falling -3.79% or $-1.6 to close at $40.57 on active trading volume of 3.05M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.49M. The Winona Minnesota 55987 based company operating under the Industrial Equipment Wholesale industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 8.14% up for the period and up by 1.57% so far this year. With price target of $43.75 and a 21.23% rebound from 52-week low, Fastenal Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It offers fasteners, and other industrial and construction supplies primarily under the Fastenal name. The company’s fastener products include threaded fasteners, such as bolts, nuts, screws, studs, and related washers, which are used in manufactured products and building projects, as well as in the maintenance and repair of machines and structures. It also offers miscellaneous supplies and hardware, including various pins and machinery keys, concrete anchors, metal framing systems, wire ropes, strut products, rivets, and related accessories. The company serves the manufacturing market comprising original equipment manufacturers, maintenance, repair, and operations; and non-residential construction market, which include general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and road contractors. It also serves farmers, truckers, railroads, mining companies, schools, and retail trades; and oil exploration, production, and refinement companies, as well as federal, state, and local governmental entities. The company distributes its products through a network of approximately 2,600 company owned stores. Fastenal Company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Winona, Minnesota.

Ross Stores Inc. (ROST) had a active trading with around 3.02M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.81M. The stock traded between $60.77 and $62.42 before closing at the price of $60.78 with -3.09% change on the day. The Dublin California 94568 based company is currently trading 41.12% above its 52 week low of $43.47 and -8.1% below its 52 week high of $66.28. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $66.36 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Ross Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates off-price retail apparel and home fashion stores under the Ross Dress for Less and dd’s DISCOUNTS brand names in the United States. It primarily offers apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions. The company’s Ross Dress for Less stores sell its products at savings of 20% to 60% off department and specialty store regular prices primarily to middle income households; and dd’s DISCOUNTS stores sell its products at savings of 20% to 70% off moderate department and discount store regular prices to customers from households with moderate income. As of July 18, 2016, it operated 1,317 Ross Dress for Less stores in 34 states, the District of Columbia, and Guam; and 185dd’s DISCOUNTS stores in 15 states. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Dublin, California.

Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM) saw its value decrease by -4.64% as the stock dropped $-0.78 to finish the day at a closing price of $16.03. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $10.89-$16.98 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $16.03 to $16.77 during the day, are up by 5.95% in the past three months and up by 24.97% over the past six months. It is currently trading -2.57% below its 20 day moving average and -1.74% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $15.9 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 39.61.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Chimera Investment Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company, through its subsidiaries, invests in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), residential mortgage loans, commercial mortgage loans, real estate-related securities, and various other asset classes. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. As a result, it would not be subject to corporate income tax on that portion of its net income that is distributed to shareholders. Chimera Investment Corporation was founded in 2007 and is based in New York, New York.

 

Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: PBF (PBF), Chimera (CIM), Kimberly-Clark (KMB)

Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM) climbed 0.6% during last trading as the stock added $0.1 to finish the day at $16.86 with about 1.43M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.54M. The $3.17B market cap company, which fluctuated between $16.73 and $16.88 during the day, currently situated 71.63% above its 52 week low of $10.89 and -0.71% away from its one year high of $16.98. The RSI of 66.02 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Chimera Investment Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company, through its subsidiaries, invests in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), residential mortgage loans, commercial mortgage loans, real estate-related securities, and various other asset classes. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. As a result, it would not be subject to corporate income tax on that portion of its net income that is distributed to shareholders. Chimera Investment Corporation was founded in 2007 and is based in New York, New York.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) dropped $-2.18 to close the day at a new closing price of $127.08, a -1.69% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 26% above its 52 week low of $103.04. A total of 1.43M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.55M. The stock, which fluctuated between $126.94 and $128.42 during the day, currently situated -8.49% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -1.91% in the past one month and down by -2.08% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $138.73 and RSI of 36.12, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care, consumer tissue, and professional products worldwide. The Personal Care segment offers disposable diapers, training and youth pants, swimpants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products under the Huggies, Pull-Ups, Little Swimmers, GoodNites, DryNites, Kotex, U by Kotex, Intimus, Depend, Plenitud, Poise, and other brands. The Consumer Tissue segment provides facial and bathroom tissues, paper towels, napkins, and related products under the Kleenex, Scott, Cottonelle, Viva, Andrex, Scottex, Neve, and other brand names. The K-C Professional segment offers wipers, tissues, towels, apparel, soaps, and sanitizers under the Kleenex, Scott, WypAll, Kimtech, and Jackson Safety brands. The company sells household use products directly to supermarkets, mass merchandisers, drugstores, warehouse clubs, variety and department stores, and other retail outlets, as well as through other distributors and e-commerce. It also sells products for away-from-home use through distributors and directly to manufacturing, lodging, office building, food service, and public facilities. Kimberly-Clark Corporation was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

PBF Energy Inc. (PBF) had a light trading with around 1.43M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.2M. The stock traded between $21.44 and $22 before closing at the price of $21.83 with 1.21% change on the day. The Parsippany New Jersey 07054 based company is currently trading 7.55% above its 52 week low of $20.57 and -45.88% below its 52 week high of $41.75. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 46.36 and $28.83 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

PBF Energy Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the refining and supply of petroleum products. It produces gasoline, ultra-low-sulfur diesel, heating oil, diesel fuel, jet fuel, lubricants, petrochemicals, and asphalt, as well as unbranded transportation fuels, petrochemical feedstocks, blending components, and other petroleum products. The company sells its products in Northeast and Midwest of the United States, as well as in other regions of the United States and Canada. PBF Energy Inc. was founded in 2008 and is based in Parsippany, New Jersey.