Momentum Stocks: Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (ATW), The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY)

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (ATW) retreated with the stock falling -0.77% or $-0.1 to close at $12.87 on light trading volume of 20.33M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.1M. The Houston Texas 77094 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 54.13% up for the period and down by -1.98% so far this year. With price target of $9.17 and a 167.01% rebound from 52-week low, Atwood Oceanics, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Atwood Oceanics, Inc., an offshore drilling contractor, engages in the drilling and completion of exploratory and developmental oil and gas wells. As of November 11, 2016, it owned a fleet of 10 mobile offshore drilling units. The company operates its fleet in the United States, Gulf of Mexico, the Mediterranean Sea, offshore West Africa, offshore Southeast Asia, and offshore Australia. Atwood Oceanics, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) had a active trading with around 19.67M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 13.78M. The stock traded between $40.86 and $41.44 before closing at the price of $41.04 with -0.68% change on the day. The Atlanta Georgia 30313 based company is currently trading 3.98% above its 52 week low of $39.88 and -10.79% below its 52 week high of $47.13. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $45.54 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, manufactures and distributes various nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. The company primarily offers sparkling beverages and still beverages. Its sparkling beverages include nonalcoholic ready-to-drink beverages with carbonation, such as carbonated energy drinks, and carbonated waters and flavored waters. The company’s still beverages comprise nonalcoholic beverages without carbonation, including noncarbonated waters, flavored and enhanced waters, noncarbonated energy drinks, juices and juice drinks, ready-to-drink teas and coffees, and sports drinks. It also provides flavoring ingredients, sweeteners, beverage ingredients, and fountain syrups, as well as powders for purified water products. The Coca-Cola Company sells its products primarily under the Coca-Cola, Diet Coke/Coca-Cola Light, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, Minute Maid, Georgia, Powerade, Del Valle, Schweppes, Aquarius, Minute Maid Pulpy, Dasani, Simply, Glacéau Vitaminwater, Bonaqua/Bonaqa, Gold Peak, FUZE TEA, Glacéau Smartwater, and Ice Dew brand names. The company offers its beverage products through a network of company-owned or controlled bottling and distribution operators, as well as through independent bottling partners, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers. The Coca-Cola Company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) saw its value increase by 1.22% as the stock gained $0.26 to finish the day at a closing price of $21.52. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $14.73-$21.92 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $21.11 to $21.78 during the day, are up by 21.5% in the past three months and up by 34.99% over the past six months. It is currently trading 5.07% above its 20 day moving average and 8.51% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $25.75 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 63.54.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Colony Capital, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. 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.

 

Stocks In Action: Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY), Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR), Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) traded within a range of $21.25 to $21.91 after opening the day at $21.66. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 4.99% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.53% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $21.26 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -3.01% below its 52 week high of $21.92 and 55.45% above its 12-month low of $14.73. The shares are up by over 21.72% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 59.9 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Colony Capital, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. 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.

Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.84% or $-0.07 to close the day at $8.27 on light trading volume of 3.52M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.16M. The San Jose California 95131 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor equipment & materials group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 150.61%, compared to the industry which has advanced 43.44% over the same period. With RSI of 41.21, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $12.19, making it a hold for now.

Oclaro, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets lasers and optical components, modules, and subsystems for the optical communications, industrial, and consumer laser markets worldwide. The company’s products generate, detect, combine, and separate light signals in optical communications networks. It offers client side transceivers, including pluggable transceivers; line side transceivers; tunable laser transmitters, such as discrete lasers and co-packaged laser modulators; lithium niobate modulators to manipulate the phase or the amplitude of an optical signal; transponder modules for transmitter and receiver functions; and discrete lasers and receivers for metro and long-haul applications. The company markets its products through direct sales force, as well as through sales representatives and resellers. It serves network equipment manufacturers of telecommunications and datacom systems, and hyperscale data center operators. The company was formerly known as Bookham, Inc. and changed its name to Oclaro, Inc. in April 2009. Oclaro, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) dropped $-0.53 to close the day at a new closing price of $91.31, a -0.58% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 12.77% above its 52 week low of $84.46. A total of 3.52M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 5.02M. The stock, which fluctuated between $90.83 and $91.44 during the day, currently situated -10.45% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.77% in the past one month and down by -3.81% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $100.69 and RSI of 49.48, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes, other tobacco products, and other nicotine-containing products. Its portfolio of brands comprises Marlboro, Merit, Parliament, Virginia S., L&M, Philip Morris, Bond Street, Chesterfield, Lark, Muratti, Next, and Red & White. The company also owns various cigarette brands, such as Dji Sam Soe, Sampoerna, and U Mild in Indonesia; Champion, Fortune, and Hope in the Philippines; Apollo-Soyuz and Optima in Russia; Morven Gold in Pakistan; Boston in Colombia; Belmont, Canadian Classics, and Number 7 in Canada; Best in Serbia; f6 in Germany; Delicados in Mexico; Assos in Greece; and Petra in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. It markets and sells its products in approximately 180 countries in the European Union, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Canada. Philip Morris International Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is based in New York, New York.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY), ARRIS International plc (ARRS), HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (HDS)

Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.97% or $1.31 to close the day at $21.56 on active trading volume of 2.35M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.35M. The Los Angeles California 90071 based company has been outperforming the reit – diversified group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 21.08%, compared to the industry which has advanced 20.85% over the same period. With RSI of 67.8, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $25.75, making it a hold for now.

Colony Capital, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. 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.

ARRIS International plc (ARRS) climbed 3.92% during last trading as the stock added $1.18 to finish the day at $31.29 with about 2.35M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.6M. The $5.93B market cap company, currently situated 56.06% above its 52 week low of $20.05 and -0.67% away from its one year high of $31.5. The RSI of 64.91 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.

HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (HDS) saw its value increase by 0.86% as the stock gained $0.37 to finish the day at a closing price of $43.44. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $21.26-$44.2 per share for the past year. The shares are up by 37.38% in the past three months and up by 28.14% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.27% above its 20 day moving average and 13.28% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $45.87 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 70.18. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

HD Supply Holdings, Inc. operates as an industrial distributor in North America. The company’s Facilities Maintenance segment offers electrical and lighting items, plumbing, appliances, janitorial supplies, hardware, kitchen and bath cabinets, window coverings, textiles and guest amenities, healthcare maintenance, and water and wastewater treatment products, as well as heating, ventilating, and air conditioning products. Its Waterworks segment provides pipes, fittings, valves, hydrants, and meters for use in the construction, maintenance, and repair of water and waste-water systems, as well as fire-protection systems; and smart meters, fusible piping solutions, and engineered treatment plant products and services. The company’s Construction & Industrial—White Cap segment offers tilt-up brace systems, forming and shoring systems, concrete chemicals, hand and power tools, cutting tools, rebar, ladders, safety and fall arrest equipment, screws and fasteners, sealants and adhesives, drainage pipes, geo-synthetics, erosion and sediment control equipment, and other engineered materials used in non-residential and residential construction. Its Corporate & Other segment provides home improvement solutions, such as light remodeling and construction supplies, kitchen and bath cabinets, windows, plumbing materials, electrical equipment, and other products; and interior solutions comprising floorings, cabinets, countertops, and window coverings, as well as design center services. It serves contractors, maintenance professionals, home builders, industrial businesses, and government entities. The company was formerly known as HDS Investment Holding, Inc. and changed its name to HD Supply Holdings, Inc. in April 2013. HD Supply Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Stocks In Queue: Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY), Target Corporation (TGT), People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT)

Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) climbed 6.47% during last trading as the stock added $1.31 to finish the day at $21.56 with about 3.91M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.3M. The $2.45B market cap company, which fluctuated between $20.34 and $21.59 during the day, currently situated 57.64% above its 52 week low of $14.73 and 4.34% away from its one year high of $21.59. The RSI of 66.39 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Colony Capital, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. 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.

Target Corporation (TGT) gained $0.52 to close the day at a new closing price of $72.75, a 0.72% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 13.05% above its 52 week low of $65.5. A total of 3.9M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 5M. The stock, which fluctuated between $71.99 and $72.89 during the day, currently situated -11.44% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -6.52% in the past one month and up by 6.82% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $78.1 and RSI of 41.04, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Target Corporation operates as a general merchandise retailer. It offers household essentials, including pharmacy, beauty, personal care, baby care, cleaning, and paper products; music, movies, books, computer software, sporting goods, and toys, as well as electronics, such as video game hardware and software; and apparel for women, men, boys, girls, toddlers, infants, and newborns, as well as intimate apparel, jewelry, accessories, and shoes. The company also provides food and pet supplies comprising dry grocery, dairy, frozen food, beverages, candy, snacks, deli, bakery, meat, produce, and pet supplies; and home furnishings and décor, including furniture, lighting, kitchenware, small appliances, home décor, bed and bath, home improvement, and automotive products, as well as seasonal merchandise, such as patio furniture and holiday décor. In addition, it offers in-store amenities, including Target Café, Target Photo, Target Optical, Portrait Studio, Starbucks, and other food service offerings. Target Corporation sells products through its stores; and digital channels, including Target.com. As of January 30, 2016, the company operated 1,792 stores in the United States. Target Corporation was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT) had a active trading with around 3.9M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.73M. The stock traded at the price of $19.29 with -0.36% change on the day. The Bridgeport Connecticut 06604 based company is currently trading 48.02% above its 52 week low of $13.62 and -4.17% below its 52 week high of $20.13. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 59.67 and $17.69 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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.

 

3 Notable Runners: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY), InvenSense, Inc. (INVN)

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.09% or $0.73 to close the day at $772.13 on lower than average trading volume of 3.28M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.18M. The Seattle Washington 98109 based company has been underperforming the catalog & mail order houses companies by -6.7577% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 14.24% YTD, versus the catalog & mail order houses industry which is up 9.77% for the same period. The RSI of 52.57 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products in North America and internationally. It operates through the North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) segments. The company sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors, as well as those offered by third-party sellers through retail Websites, such as amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.com.mx, amazon.com.au, amazon.com.br, amazon.cn, amazon.fr, amazon.de, amazon.in, amazon.it, amazon.co.jp, amazon.nl, amazon.es, and amazon.co.uk. It also manufactures and sells electronic devices, including kindle e-readers, fire tablets, fire TVs, and echo, as well as fire phones; and provides Kindle Direct Publishing, an online platform that allows independent authors and publishers to make their books available in the Kindle Store. In addition, the company offers programs that enable sellers to sell their products on its Websites, as well as their own branded Websites; and programs that allow authors, musicians, filmmakers, app developers, and others to publish and sell content. Further, it offers compute, storage, database, and other AWS services, as well as fulfillment, publishing, digital content subscriptions, advertising, and co-branded credit card agreements services. Additionally, the company offers Amazon Prime, an annual membership program, which provides free shipping of various items; access to unlimited streaming of movies and TV episodes; and other services. It serves consumers, sellers, developers, enterprises, and content creators. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) had a active trading with around 3.28M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.3M. The stock traded between $19.67 and $20.52 before closing at the price of $19.67 with -5.11% change on the day. The Los Angeles California 90071 based company is currently trading 41.04% above its 52 week low of $14.73 and -6.64% below its 52 week high of $21.07. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 42.55 and $25.75 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Colony Capital, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. 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.

InvenSense, Inc. (INVN) traded within a range of $12.83 to $12.92 after opening the day at $12.85. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 26.2% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.08% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $12.91 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 0.08% above its 52 week high of $12.92 and 138.19% above its 12-month low of $5.42. The shares are up by over 77.58% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 85.93 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

InvenSense, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells sensor systems on a chip in the United States, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, France, Canada, Slovakia, and Italy. It offers accelerometers, gyroscopes, and microphones for the mobile, wearable, smart home, gaming, industrial, and automotive market segments. The company delivers solutions based on motion and sound technology to smartphones, tablets, wearables, console and portable video gaming devices, digital television and set-top box remote controls, fitness accessories, sports equipment, digital still cameras, automobiles, ultra-books, laptops, hearing aids, stabilization systems, tools, navigation devices, remote controlled toys, and other household consumer and industrial devices. It also provides sensor data analytics platforms and services. The company sells its products to consumer electronics device manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and contract manufacturers directly, as well as through distributors. InvenSense, Inc. has a collaboration with Panasonic Corporation for the development of sensor technology solutions and automotive safety micro electrical mechanical systems based inertial sensors. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

 

3 Notable Runners: Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY), The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC), Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR)

Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.29% or $0.06 to close the day at $20.79 on higher than average trading volume of 2.2M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.33M. The Los Angeles California 90071 based company has been underperforming the reit – diversified companies by 17.8103% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 14.79% YTD, versus the reit – diversified industry which is up 12.75% for the same period. The RSI of 68.63 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Colony Capital, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. 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.

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC) had a light trading with around 2.18M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.14M. The stock traded between $109.61 and $111.62 before closing at the price of $109.8 with -2.03% change on the day. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15222 based company is currently trading 44.08% above its 52 week low of $77.4 and -2.03% below its 52 week high of $112.07. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 72.44 and $102.74 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States and internationally. The company’s Retail Banking segment offers deposit, lending, brokerage, investment management, and cash management services to consumer and small business customers through branch network, ATMs, call centers, online banking, and mobile channels. As of March 31, 2016, this segment operated a network of 2,613 branches and 8,940 ATMs. Its Corporate & Institutional Banking segment provides secured and unsecured loans, letters of credit, equipment leases, cash and investment management, receivables management, disbursement and funds transfer, information reporting, trade services, foreign exchange, derivatives, securities, loan syndications, mergers and acquisitions advisory, equity capital markets advisory, and related services for corporations, government, and not-for-profit entities. This segment also offers commercial loan servicing, and real estate advisory and technology solutions for the commercial real estate finance industry. The company’s Asset Management Group segment provides investment and retirement planning, customized investment management, private banking, tailored credit solutions, and trust management and administration for individuals and their families; multi-generational family planning products; and mutual funds and institutional asset management services. Its Residential Mortgage Banking segment offers first lien residential mortgage loans. The company’s BlackRock segment provides investment and risk management services to institutional and retail clients. Its Non-Strategic Assets Portfolio segment offers consumer residential mortgage, brokered home equity loans, and lines of credit, as well as commercial real estate loans and leases. The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR) traded within a range of $5.79 to $6.12 after opening the day at $6.08. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 21.69% so far this year. The stock was down close to -4.1% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $5.85 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -20.86% below its 52 week high of $7.7 and 62.07% above its 12-month low of $3.73. The shares are up by over 30.1% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 65.08 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. engages in the retail sale of decorative accessories, furniture, candles, housewares, gifts, and seasonal products. It offers decorative accents and textiles, such as rugs, wall decorations and mirrors, pillows, bedding, lamps, vases, dried and artificial flowers, baskets, ceramics, dinnerware, candles, fragrance, gifts, and seasonal items. The company also provides furniture and furniture cushions that are used in living, dining, office, kitchen and bedroom areas, sunrooms, and patios. Further, it supplies merchandise and licenses the Pier 1 Imports name. The company sells its products through retail stores and e-Commerce Website. As of February 27, 2016, the company operated 953 stores in the United States and 79 stores in Canada. Pier 1 Imports, Inc. was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

 

Trader’s Buzzers: Summit Materials, Inc. (SUM), CBRE Group, Inc. (CBG), Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY)

Summit Materials, Inc. (SUM) traded within a range of $23.63 to $24.27 after opening the day at $23.95. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 19.06% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.55% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $23.86 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -3.83% below its 52 week high of $24.81 and 81.86% above its 12-month low of $13.12. The shares are up by over 15.54% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 70.56 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

Summit Materials, Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and sells construction materials and related downstream products. Its products include crushed stone, construction sand and gravel, cement and ready-mixed concrete, asphalt paving mixes, granite and trap rock, and limestone and concrete products. The company also provides paving and related services to the construction industry. In addition, it operates municipal waste, construction, and demolition debris landfills; and liquid asphalt terminal operations. Summit Materials, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

CBRE Group, Inc. (CBG) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.21% or $-0.06 to close the day at $28.63 on light trading volume of 1.67M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.66M. The Los Angeles California 90071 based company has been underperforming the property management group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -22.33%, compared to the industry which has dropped -10.73% over the same period. With RSI of 58.98, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $33.86, making it a hold for now.

CBRE Group, Inc. operates as a commercial real estate services and investment company worldwide. It operates through Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa; Asia Pacific; Global Investment Management; and Development Services segments. The company offers advisory services, such as strategic advice and execution to owners, investors, and occupiers of real estate in connection with leasing, disposition, and acquisition of property; integrated investment sales and debt/structured financing services under the CBRE Capital Markets brand; and valuation services, including market value appraisals, litigation support, discounted cash flow analyses, feasibility and fairness opinions, property condition reports, hotel advisory, and environmental consulting, as well as originates and services commercial mortgage loans. It also provides outsourcing services comprising facilities management, project management, advisory and transaction, and strategic consulting services to occupiers of real estate; and property management services consisting of construction management, marketing, building engineering, accounting, and financial services for owners/investors in office, industrial, and retail properties. In addition, the company offers investment management services to pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, foundations, endowments, and other institutional investors seeking to generate returns and diversification through investment in real estate. Further, the company develops and invests in commercial real estate, including industrial, office, and retail properties; healthcare facilities; and residential/mixed-use projects. CBRE Group, Inc. offers its commercial real estate services under the CBRE brand name; investment management services under the CBRE Global Investors brand name; and development services under the Trammell Crow brand name. The company was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) gained $0.48 to close the day at a new closing price of $20.11, a 2.45% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 44.2% above its 52 week low of $14.73. A total of 1.66M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.33M. The stock, which fluctuated between $19.73 and $20.12 during the day, currently situated 1.16% above its 52 week high. The stock is up by 3.23% in the past one month and up by 13.59% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $25.5 and RSI of 64.58, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Colony Capital, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. 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.

 

Stocks To Track: Owens-Illinois, Inc. (OI), Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY), AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC)

Owens-Illinois, Inc. (OI) climbed 0.58% during last trading as the stock added $0.11 to finish the day at $19.07 with about 1.45M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.63M. The $3.11B market cap company, which fluctuated between $18.68 and $19.24 during the day, currently situated 64.68% above its 52 week low of $11.58 and -10.26% away from its one year high of $20.33. The RSI of 60.97 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Owens-Illinois, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells glass containers to food and beverage manufacturers primarily in Europe, North America, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific. It produces glass containers for alcoholic beverages, including beer, flavored malt beverages, spirits, and wine. The company is also involved in the production of glass packaging for various food items, soft drinks, teas, juices, and pharmaceuticals. It offers glass containers in a range of sizes, shapes, and colors. The company sells its products directly to customers under annual or multi-year supply agreements, as well as through distributors. Owens-Illinois, Inc. was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Perrysburg, Ohio.

Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) dropped $-0.13 to close the day at a new closing price of $19.53, a -0.66% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 40.04% above its 52 week low of $14.73. A total of 2.9M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.23M. The stock, which fluctuated between $19.03 and $19.67 during the day, currently situated -1.76% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 8.14% in the past one month and up by 10.19% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $25.5 and RSI of 62.06, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Colony Capital, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. 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.

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) had a active trading with around 4.39M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.8M. The stock traded between $19.84 and $19.99 before closing at the price of $19.9 with 0.2% change on the day. The Bethesda Maryland 20814 based company is currently trading 40.64% above its 52 week low of $15.69 and -1.72% below its 52 week high of $20.43. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 61.15 and $20.08 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

AGNC Investment Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company invests in residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by government-sponsored enterprise or by the United States government agency. It funds its investments primarily through short-term borrowings structured as repurchase agreements. The company has elected to be taxed as a REIT under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes, if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was formerly known as American Capital Agency Corp. and changed its name to AGNC Investment Corp. in September 2016. AGNC Investment Corp. was founded in 2008 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

 

3 Notable Runners: NetApp, Inc. (NTAP), Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY), Dollar General Corporation (DG)

NetApp, Inc. (NTAP) managed to rebound with the stock declining -0.59% or $-0.2 to close the day at $33.8 on lower than average trading volume of 2.51M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.1M. The Sunnyvale California 94089 based company has been outperforming the data storage devices companies by 28.8309% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 30.87% YTD, versus the data storage devices industry which is up 3.68% for the same period. The RSI of 42.53 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

NetApp, Inc. provides software, systems, and services to manage and store computer data worldwide. It offers all-flash arrays that support data management across flash, disk, and cloud resources; hybrid arrays to deploy the speed of flash storage; Data ONTAP storage operating system that delivers integrated data protection, comprehensive data management, and built-in software for virtualized, shared infrastructures, cloud computing, and mixed workload business applications; and SANtricity operating system, which provides performance, reliability, and data protection for application-driven workloads. The company also provides SolidFire element operating system optimized for the storage requirements of a data center; NetApp StorageGRID software that allows organizations to store and manage massive amounts of data on premises and in the cloud; and AltaVault cloud-integrated storage solutions and services, which provide the ability to backup data to any cloud. In addition, it offers integrated data protection solutions; OnCommand management software and management integration tools; FlexArray storage virtualization software; and NetApp private storage for cloud, a family of enterprise storage solutions. Further, the company offers software and hardware maintenance, professional, and customer education and training services, as well as support solutions. It serves energy, financial services, government, high technology, Internet, life sciences, healthcare services, manufacturing, media, entertainment, animation, video postproduction, and telecommunications sectors through a direct sales force and channel partners. The company has a partnership with DarkMatter to jointly develop and deliver secure data storage and big data analytics solutions. NetApp, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) had a active trading with around 2.5M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.15M. The stock traded between $19.09 and $19.85 before closing at the price of $19.1 with -3.44% change on the day. The Los Angeles California 90071 based company is currently trading 36.96% above its 52 week low of $14.73 and -5.51% below its 52 week high of $22.18. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 57.91 and $25.5 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Colony Capital, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. 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.

Dollar General Corporation (DG) traded within a range of $67.41 to $68.64 after opening the day at $68.47. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -5.28% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.2% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $67.45 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -30.13% below its 52 week high of $96.88 and 14.29% above its 12-month low of $59.75. The shares are down by over -28.55% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 34.01 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products comprising paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food products, such as cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; perishables consisting of milk, eggs, bread, frozen meals, beer, and wine; snacks that comprise candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, such as over-the-counter medicines, as well as soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene, and foot care products; pet products, which include pet supplies and pet food; and tobacco products. It also provides seasonal products, including decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery products, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware products, and automotive and home office supplies; and home products consisting of kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen products, beds, and bath soft goods. In addition, the company offers apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. As of August 13, 2016, it operated 13,000 stores located in 43 states. The company was formerly known as J.L. Turner & Son, Inc. and changed its name to Dollar General Corporation in 1968. Dollar General Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY), Select Medical Holdings Corporation (SEM), Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (FBHS)

Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) had a light trading with around 0.97M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.17M. The stock traded between $17.76 and $18.07 before closing at the price of $17.77 with -1% change on the day. The Los Angeles California 90071 based company is currently trading 27.42% above its 52 week low of $14.73 and -12.09% below its 52 week high of $22.18. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 46.24 and $25.5 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Colony Capital, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. 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.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation (SEM) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.01% or $-0.14 to close the day at $13.75 on light trading volume of 0.97M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 772.77K. The Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania 17055 based company has been outperforming the hospitals group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 26.03%, compared to the industry which has dropped -4.32% over the same period. With RSI of 63, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $13.42, making it a hold for now.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiary, Select Medical Corporation, operates specialty hospitals and outpatient rehabilitation clinics in the United States. The company’s Specialty Hospitals segment provides long term acute care hospital (LTCH) services and inpatient acute rehabilitative hospital care. This segment offers various medical services for the treatment of respiratory failure, neuromuscular disorders, traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, strokes, non-healing wounds, cardiac disorders, renal disorders, and cancer. As of December 31, 2015, this segment operated 127 specialty hospitals, including 109 LTCHs and 18 inpatient rehabilitation facilities in 27 states. Its Outpatient Rehabilitation segment operates clinics that provides physical, occupational, and speech rehabilitation services. This segment also offers medical rehabilitative services to residents and patients of nursing homes, hospitals, schools, assisted living and senior care centers, and worksites. In addition, this segment provides specialized programs, such as functional programs for work related injuries, hand therapy, post-concussion rehabilitation, and athletic training services; and services that are designed to prevent short term disabilities from becoming chronic conditions. This segment operated 1,038 outpatient rehabilitation clinics in 31 states and the District of Columbia. The company’s Concentra segment operates and provides medical centers and contract services at employer worksites and Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) that deliver occupational medicine, consumer health, physical therapy, and veteran’s healthcare services. This segment operated 300 medical centers, 138 onsite clinics at employer worksites, and 33 Department of Veterans Affairs CBOCs in 43 states. Select Medical Holdings Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (FBHS) shares were down in last trading by -0.16% to $55.04. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.18% over the past week and fell -4.82% in the past month. It is currently trading -8.68% below its 50 day moving average and -1.82% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -14.41% decrease in value from its one year high of $64.47. The RSI indicator value of 35.09, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.