Stocks Trend Analysis: CME Group Inc. (CME), CSX Corporation (CSX), Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP)

CME Group Inc. (CME) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.3% or $-0.37 to close the day at $121.01 on light trading volume of 1.21M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.64M. The Chicago Illinois 60606 based company has been outperforming the investment brokerage – national group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 40.33%, compared to the industry which has advanced 66.62% over the same period. With RSI of 58.31, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $126.67, making it a hold for now.

CME Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. The company offers a range of products across various asset classes, based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, and metals. Its products include exchange-traded; and privately negotiated futures and options contracts and swaps. It executes trade through its electronic trading platforms, open outcry, and privately negotiated transactions, as well as provides hosting, connectivity, and customer support for electronic trading through its co-location services. The company also provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for cleared swaps; and regulatory reporting solutions for market participants through its global repository services in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In addition, the company offers a range of market data services, including live quotes, delayed quotes, market reports, and historical data service, as well as index services. CME Group Inc. serves professional traders, financial institutions, institutional and individual investors, corporations, manufacturers, producers, governments, and central banks. The company was formerly known as Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. and changed its name to CME Group Inc. in July 2007. CME Group Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

CSX Corporation (CSX) grew with the stock adding 0.19% or $0.09 to close at $48 on active trading volume of 6.4M compared its three months average trading volume of 11.83M. The Jacksonville Florida 32202 based company operating under the Railroads industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 98.95% up for the period and up by 33.59% so far this year. With price target of $45 and a 108.9% rebound from 52-week low, CSX Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.87% or $0.86 to close the day at $99.44 on lower than average trading volume of 1.62M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.11M. The Roseland New Jersey 07068 based company has been outperforming the business software & services companies by 9.742% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -3.25% YTD, versus the business software & services industry which is up 3.26% for the same period. The RSI of 51.14 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Automatic Data Processing, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides business process outsourcing services worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Employer Services and Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Services. The Employer Services segment offers a range of business outsourcing and technology-enabled human capital management (HCM) solutions, including payroll services, benefits administration services, talent management, human resources management solutions, time and attendance management solutions, insurance services, retirement services, and tax and compliance solutions. This segment’s integrated HCM solutions include RUN Powered by ADP, ADP Workforce Now, ADP Vantage HCM, and ADP GlobalView, which assist employers of all sizes in all stages of the employment cycle from recruitment to retirement; and ADP SmartCompliance and ADP Health Compliance. The PEO Services segment provides a human resources (HR) outsourcing solution through a co-employment model to small and mid-sized businesses. This segment offers ADP TotalSource that provides various HR management services and employee benefits functions, such as HR administration, employee benefits, and employer liability management into a single-source solution. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Roseland, New Jersey.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: Northern Trust Corporation (NTRS), CME Group Inc. (CME), Alphabet Inc. (GOOG)

Northern Trust Corporation (NTRS) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.16% or $-0.14 to close the day at $85.37 on light trading volume of 1.14M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.43M. The Chicago Illinois 60603 based company has been outperforming the asset management group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 59.92%, compared to the industry which has advanced 39.46% over the same period. With RSI of 49.8, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $89.31, making it a hold for now.

Northern Trust Corporation, a financial holding company, provides asset servicing, fund administration, asset management, fiduciary, and banking solutions for corporations, institutions, families, and individuals worldwide. It operates through two segments, Corporate & Institutional Services (C&IS) and Wealth Management. The C&IS segment offers asset servicing and related services, including global custody, fund administration, investment operations outsourcing, investment management, investment risk and analytical services, employee benefit services, securities lending, foreign exchange, treasury management, brokerage services, transition management services, banking, and cash management services. This segment provides services to corporate and public retirement funds, foundations, endowments, fund managers, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, and other institutional investors. The Wealth Management segment offers trust, investment management, custody, and philanthropic services; financial consulting; guardianship and estate administration; family business consulting; family financial education; brokerage services; and private and business banking. This segment serves high-net-worth individuals and families, business owners, executives, professionals, retirees, and established privately-held businesses. The company also provides asset management services, such as active, passive, and engineered equity; active and passive fixed income; cash management; alternative asset classes comprising private equity and hedge funds of funds; and multi-manager advisory services and products through separately managed accounts, bank common and collective funds, registered investment companies, exchange traded funds, non-U.S. collective investment funds, and unregistered private investment funds. In addition, it offers overlay services and other risk management services. Northern Trust Corporation was founded in 1889 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

CME Group Inc. (CME) climbed 0.34% during last trading as the stock added $0.4 to finish the day at $118.98 with about 1.13M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.72M. The $40.24B market cap company, which fluctuated between $118.51 and $119.45 during the day, currently situated 41.71% above its 52 week low of $89 and -3.7% away from its one year high of $124.01. The RSI of 51.12 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

CME Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. The company offers a range of products across various asset classes, based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, and metals. Its products include exchange-traded; and privately negotiated futures and options contracts and swaps. It executes trade through its electronic trading platforms, open outcry, and privately negotiated transactions, as well as provides hosting, connectivity, and customer support for electronic trading through its co-location services. The company also provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for cleared swaps; and regulatory reporting solutions for market participants through its global repository services in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In addition, the company offers a range of market data services, including live quotes, delayed quotes, market reports, and historical data service, as well as index services. CME Group Inc. serves professional traders, financial institutions, institutional and individual investors, corporations, manufacturers, producers, governments, and central banks. The company was formerly known as Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. and changed its name to CME Group Inc. in July 2007. CME Group Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) saw its value increase by 0.51% as the stock gained $4.11 to finish the day at a closing price of $813.67. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $663.28-$841.95 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $809.78 to $815.25 during the day, are up by 3.61% in the past three months and up by 3.67% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.53% above its 20 day moving average and 2.39% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $955 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 56.76. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Alphabet Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides online advertising services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and rest of the world. The company offers performance and brand advertising services. It operates through Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes principal Internet products, such as Search, Ads, Commerce, Maps, YouTube, Google Cloud, Android, Chrome, and Google Play, as well as technical infrastructure and newer efforts, including Virtual Reality. This segment also sells digital contents, apps and cloud offerings, and hardware products. The Other Bets segment includes businesses, such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo, X, and Google Fiber. Alphabet Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

 

Stocks In Action: Hologic, Inc. (HOLX), CME Group Inc. (CME), Welltower Inc. (HCN)

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) traded within a range of $38.96 to $39.28 after opening the day at $39.14. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -2.39% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.43% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $39.16 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -5.04% below its 52 week high of $41.24 and 22.99% above its 12-month low of $31.84. The shares are up by over 1.24% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 42.66 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The Diagnostics segment provides Aptima family of assays, target capture/nucleic acid extraction technology, transcription-mediated amplification technology, hybridization protection and dual kinetic assays, Procleix family of assays for blood screening, instrumentation, Invader chemistry platform, ThinPrep system, and rapid fetal fibronectin test. The Breast Health segment offers breast imaging and related products and accessories, including digital and film-based mammography systems; computer-aided detection (CAD) for mammography; invasive breast biopsy devices; breast biopsy site markers; and breast biopsy guidance systems. This segment also provides Dimensions platform, a mammography gantry for 2D and tomosynthesis image acquisition and display; C-View that provides a 2D image; Selenia digital mammography platform; and SecurView Workstation. The GYN Surgical segment offers NovaSure system to treat women suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding; and MyoSure system for the hysteroscopic removal of fibroids. The Skeletal Health segment provides discovery and horizon X-ray bone densitometers that assess the bone density of fracture sites; and mini C-arm imaging systems to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures on a patient’s extremities, such as the hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle. The company sells its products through direct sales and service forces, and a network of independent distributors and sales representatives. Hologic, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

CME Group Inc. (CME) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.82% or $-2.16 to close the day at $116.57 on active trading volume of 2.02M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.76M. The Chicago Illinois 60606 based company has been outperforming the investment brokerage – national group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 31.42%, compared to the industry which has advanced 60.8% over the same period. With RSI of 40.37, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $126.67, making it a hold for now.

CME Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. The company offers a range of products across various asset classes, based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, and metals. Its products include exchange-traded; and privately negotiated futures and options contracts and swaps. It executes trade through its electronic trading platforms, open outcry, and privately negotiated transactions, as well as provides hosting, connectivity, and customer support for electronic trading through its co-location services. The company also provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for cleared swaps; and regulatory reporting solutions for market participants through its global repository services in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In addition, the company offers a range of market data services, including live quotes, delayed quotes, market reports, and historical data service, as well as index services. CME Group Inc. serves professional traders, financial institutions, institutional and individual investors, corporations, manufacturers, producers, governments, and central banks. The company was formerly known as Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. and changed its name to CME Group Inc. in July 2007. CME Group Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Welltower Inc. (HCN) gained $0.16 to close the day at a new closing price of $66.03, a 0.24% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 31.36% above its 52 week low of $52.8. A total of 2.01M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.25M. The stock, which fluctuated between $65.9 and $66.43 during the day, currently situated -14.64% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -2.18% in the past one month and up by 1.01% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $69.39 and RSI of 52.9, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Welltower Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. The firm engages in acquiring, planning, developing, managing, repositioning and monetizing of real estate assets. It primarily invests in the real estate markets of the United States. The firm primarily invests in senior living and health care properties. It invests across the full spectrum of health care real estate, including senior living communities, medical office buildings, inpatient and outpatient medical centers and life science facilities. The firm conducts in-house research to make its investments. It was formerly known as Health Care REIT, Inc. Welltower Inc. was founded in 1970 and is based in Toledo, Ohio with additional offices in Brentwood, Tennessee and Dallas, Texas.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: Lam Research Corporation (LRCX), Cimarex Energy Co. (XEC), CME Group Inc. (CME)

Lam Research Corporation (LRCX) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.42% or $-0.49 to close the day at $117.16 on light trading volume of 1.13M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.95M. The Fremont California 94538 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor equipment & materials group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 72.49%, compared to the industry which has advanced 49.29% over the same period. With RSI of 63.23, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $131.89, making it a hold for now.

Lam Research Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, refurbishes, and services semiconductor processing systems used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. It provides thin film deposition products, including SABRE electrochemical deposition products for copper damascene manufacturing; ALTUS systems to deposit conformal atomic layer films for tungsten metallization applications; VECTOR plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (CVD) and atomic layer deposition systems to deposit oxides, nitrides, carbides, multiple patterning films, anti-reflective layers, multi-layer stack films, and diffusion barriers; SPEED high-density plasma CVD products for applications in shallow trench isolation, pre-metal dielectrics, inter-layer dielectrics, inter-metal dielectrics, and passivation layers; and SOLA ultraviolet thermal processing products for the treatment of back-end-of-line low-k dielectric films and front-end-of-line silicon nitride strained films. The company also offers plasma etch products, such as Kiyo products that provide solutions for conductor etch applications; Flex products, which offer technologies and application-focused capabilities for dielectric etch applications; and Syndion products that provide solutions to address various through-silicon via etch applications. In addition, it provides single-wafer clean products, including EOS, Da Vinci, DV-Prime, and SP series products for wet etch and clean applications in wafer-level packaging, including silicon substrate thinning, wafer stress relief, underbump metallization etch, and photoresist removal; and Coronus plasma-based bevel clean products to enhance die yield by removing particles, residues, and unwanted films from the wafer’s edge, as well as legacy products. The company offers its products in the United States, Europe, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, China, and Southeast Asia. Lam Research Corporation was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.

Cimarex Energy Co. (XEC) fell -2.72% during last trading as the stock lost $-3.67 to finish the day at $131.2 with about 1.13M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 882.12K. The $12.25B market cap company, which fluctuated between $130.94 and $136.22 during the day, currently situated 75.26% above its 52 week low of $75.01 and -10.72% away from its one year high of $146.96. The RSI of 33.46 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Cimarex Energy Co. operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company primarily in Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico. As of December 31, 2015, it had a total proved oil and gas reserves of 2.9 trillion cubic feet equivalent (Tcfe) consisting of 1.5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, 0.65 Tcfe of oil, and 0.75 Tcfe of natural gas liquids principally located in the Mid-Continent and Permian Basin regions. The company also owned interests in 3,153 net productive oil and gas wells. Cimarex Energy Co. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

CME Group Inc. (CME) saw its value decrease by -0.12% as the stock dropped $-0.14 to finish the day at a closing price of $119.81. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $88.32-$124.01 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $119.05 to $119.89 during the day, are up by 20.13% in the past three months and up by 19.03% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.38% above its 20 day moving average and 2.89% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $126.67 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 58.54. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

CME Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. The company offers a range of products across various asset classes, based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, and metals. Its products include exchange-traded; and privately negotiated futures and options contracts and swaps. It executes trade through its electronic trading platforms, open outcry, and privately negotiated transactions, as well as provides hosting, connectivity, and customer support for electronic trading through its co-location services. The company also provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for cleared swaps; and regulatory reporting solutions for market participants through its global repository services in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In addition, the company offers a range of market data services, including live quotes, delayed quotes, market reports, and historical data service, as well as index services. CME Group Inc. serves professional traders, financial institutions, institutional and individual investors, corporations, manufacturers, producers, governments, and central banks. The company was formerly known as Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. and changed its name to CME Group Inc. in July 2007. CME Group Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

 

Traders Recap: CME Group Inc. (CME), Parker-Hannifin Corporation (PH), Lincoln National Corporation (LNC)

CME Group Inc. (CME) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.3% or $0.36 to close the day at $121.26 on higher than average trading volume of 2.05M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.79M. The Chicago Illinois 60606 based company has been outperforming the investment brokerage – national companies by 25.4354% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 5.12% YTD, versus the investment brokerage – national industry which is up 0.65% for the same period. The RSI of 69.5 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

CME Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. The company offers a range of products across various asset classes, based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, and metals. Its products include exchange-traded; and privately negotiated futures and options contracts and swaps. It executes trade through its electronic trading platforms, open outcry, and privately negotiated transactions, as well as provides hosting, connectivity, and customer support for electronic trading through its co-location services. The company also provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for cleared swaps; and regulatory reporting solutions for market participants through its global repository services in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In addition, the company offers a range of market data services, including live quotes, delayed quotes, market reports, and historical data service, as well as index services. CME Group Inc. serves professional traders, financial institutions, institutional and individual investors, corporations, manufacturers, producers, governments, and central banks. The company was formerly known as Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. and changed its name to CME Group Inc. in July 2007. CME Group Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Parker-Hannifin Corporation (PH) had a active trading with around 2.04M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.1M. The stock traded between $148.04 and $152.87 before closing at the price of $149.75 with 2.96% change on the day. The Cleveland Ohio 44124 based company is currently trading 63.8% above its 52 week low of $94.44 and -0.26% below its 52 week high of $152.87. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 61.88 and $153.07 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Parker-Hannifin Corporation manufactures and sells motion and control technologies and systems for various mobile, industrial, and aerospace markets worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Diversified Industrial and Aerospace Systems. The Diversified Industrial segment provides pneumatic, fluidic, and electromechanical components and systems; static and dynamic sealing devices; filters, systems, and diagnostics solutions to monitor and remove contaminants from fuel, air, oil, water, and other liquids and gases; connectors, which control, transmit, and contain fluid; hydraulic components and systems for builders and users of industrial and mobile machinery and equipment; and critical flow components for process instrumentation, healthcare, and ultra-high-purity applications, as well as components for use in refrigeration and air conditioning systems, and in fluid control applications for processing, fuel dispensing, beverage dispensing, and mobile emissions. This segment sells its products to original equipment manufacturers and their replacement markets in manufacturing, packaging, processing, transportation, mobile construction, refrigeration and air conditioning, agricultural, and military machinery and equipment industries. The Aerospace Systems segment offers products for use in commercial and military airframe and engine programs, including control actuation systems and components, engine systems and components, fluid conveyance systems and components, fuel systems and components, fuel tank inserting systems, hydraulic systems and components, lubrication components, power conditioning and management systems, thermal management, and wheels and brakes. This segment markets its products directly to original equipment manufacturers and end users. The company markets its products through direct-sales employees, independent distributors, and sales representatives. Parker-Hannifin Corporation was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) traded within a range of $66.62 to $69.56 after opening the day at $68.88. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 3.86% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.57% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $68.53 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -2.61% below its 52 week high of $70.37 and 130.69% above its 12-month low of $30.39. The shares are up by over 40.96% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 55.81 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Lincoln National Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in multiple insurance and retirement businesses in the United States. It operates through four segments: Annuities, Retirement Plan Services, Life Insurance, and Group Protection. The company sells a range of wealth protection, accumulation, and retirement income products and solutions. Its products include fixed and indexed annuities, variable annuities, universal life insurance (UL), variable universal life insurance (VUL), linked-benefit UL, term life insurance, indexed universal life insurance, and employer-sponsored retirement plans and services, as well as group life, disability, and dental products. Lincoln National Corporation also provides various plan investment vehicles, including individual and group variable annuities, group fixed annuities, and mutual fund-based programs; single and survivorship versions of UL and VUL, including corporate-owned UL and VUL, and bank-owned UL and VUL insurance products; and group non-medical insurance products, principally term life, universal life, disability, dental, vision, accident, and critical illness insurance to the employer market place through various forms of contributory and non-contributory plans. The company distributes its products through consultants, brokers, planners, agents, financial advisors, third-party administrators, and other intermediaries. Lincoln National Corporation was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania.

 

Stocks In Queue: American Water Works Company, Inc. (AWK), Paychex, Inc. (PAYX), CME Group Inc. (CME)

American Water Works Company, Inc. (AWK) climbed 2.13% during last trading as the stock added $1.53 to finish the day at $73.44 with about 1.06M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.02M. The $13.07B market cap company, which fluctuated between $71.89 and $73.47 during the day, currently situated 18.03% above its 52 week low of $63.16 and -12.98% away from its one year high of $85.24. The RSI of 60.29 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

American Water Works Company, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides water and wastewater services in the United States and Canada. The company offers water and wastewater services to approximately 1,600 communities in 16 states. It operates approximately 81 surface water treatment plants with approximately 500 groundwater treatment plants and 1,000 groundwater wells; 100 wastewater treatment facilities, 1,200 treated water storage facilities, 1,400 pumping stations, 81 dams, and 49,000 miles of mains and collection pipes. The company also undertakes contracts to design, build, operate, and maintain water and wastewater facilities for military bases, municipalities, the food and beverage industry, and other customers. In addition, it provides warranty-type services to homeowners and smaller commercial customers to protect against the cost of repairing broken or leaking water pipes or clogged or blocked sewer pipes, as well as interior electric line repairs; and water sourcing, transfer services, pipeline construction, water and equipment hauling, and water storage solutions for natural gas exploration and production companies. The company serves residential customers; commercial customers, such as offices, retail stores, and restaurants; industrial customers, including manufacturing and production operations; public authorities, which comprise government buildings and other public sector facilities; and other water utilities, as well as supplies water to public fire hydrants for firefighting purposes, and private fire customers for use in fire suppression systems in office buildings and other facilities, as well as to other water utilities. American Water Works Company, Inc. serves approximately 15 million people with drinking water, wastewater, and other water-related services in 47 states, the District of Columbia, and Ontario, Canada. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Voorhees, New Jersey.

Paychex, Inc. (PAYX) dropped $-0.52 to close the day at a new closing price of $60.29, a -0.86% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 35.78% above its 52 week low of $45.83. A total of 1.68M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.06M. The stock, which fluctuated between $60.09 and $60.76 during the day, currently situated -2.3% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -1.06% in the past one month and up by 10.35% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $58.93 and RSI of 47.57, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Paychex, Inc. provides payroll, human resource, insurance, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small to medium-sized businesses in the United States and Germany. The company offers payroll processing services that include payroll tax administration services; employee payment services; and regulatory compliance services, such as new-hire reporting and garnishment processing. It also provides human resource outsourcing services, such as Paychex HR solutions comprising payroll, employer compliance, human resource and employee benefits administration, risk management outsourcing, and the on-site availability of a professionally trained human resource representative; and retirement services administration, including plan implementation, ongoing compliance with government regulations, employee and employer reporting, participant and employer online access, electronic funds transfer, and other administrative services. In addition, the company offers insurance services for property and casualty coverage, such as workers’ compensation, business-owner policies, commercial auto, and health and benefits coverage, including health, dental, vision, and life; cloud-based human resource administration software products for employee benefits management and administration, and time and attendance solutions; and other human resource services and products, such as employee handbooks, management manuals, and personnel and required regulatory forms. Further, it provides various accounting and financial services to small- to medium-sized businesses, which include purchasing of accounts receivable as a means of providing funding to clients in the temporary staffing industry; a cloud-based accounting service; payment processing services; payment distribution services; and a small-business loan resource center. Paychex, Inc. markets its products and services through direct sales force. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Rochester, New York.

CME Group Inc. (CME) had a active trading with around 2.25M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.75M. The stock traded between $120.2 and $121.69 before closing at the price of $121.08 with 0.53% change on the day. The Chicago Illinois 60606 based company is currently trading 49.02% above its 52 week low of $85.47 and 0% below its 52 week high of $124.01. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 70.36 and $127 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

CME Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. The company offers a range of products across various asset classes, based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, and metals. Its products include exchange-traded; and privately negotiated futures and options contracts and swaps. It executes trade through its electronic trading platforms, open outcry, and privately negotiated transactions, as well as provides hosting, connectivity, and customer support for electronic trading through its co-location services. The company also provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for cleared swaps; and regulatory reporting solutions for market participants through its global repository services in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In addition, the company offers a range of market data services, including live quotes, delayed quotes, market reports, and historical data service, as well as index services. CME Group Inc. serves professional traders, financial institutions, institutional and individual investors, corporations, manufacturers, producers, governments, and central banks. The company was formerly known as Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. and changed its name to CME Group Inc. in July 2007. CME Group Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

 

Worth Watching Stocks: Campbell Soup Company (CPB), CME Group Inc. (CME), The Clorox Company (CLX)

Campbell Soup Company (CPB) saw its value decrease by -0.06% as the stock dropped $-0.04 to finish the day at a closing price of $62.58. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $52.59-$67.89 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $62.34 to $62.98 during the day, are up by 17.3% in the past three months and up by 2.86% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.95% above its 20 day moving average and 5.97% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $59.67 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 67.62.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Campbell Soup Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets food and beverage products. It operates through three segments: Americas Simple Meals and Beverages; Global Biscuits and Snacks; and Campbell Fresh. The Americas Simple Meals and Beverages segment engages in the retail and food service of Campbell’s condensed and ready-to-serve soups; Swanson broth and stocks; Prego pasta sauces; Pace Mexican sauces; Campbell’s gravies, pastas, beans, and dinner sauces; Swanson canned poultry; Plum food and snacks; V8 juices and beverages; and Campbell’s tomato juices. The Global Biscuits and Snacks segment provides Pepperidge Farm cookies, crackers, bakery, and frozen products in the United States retail; and Arnott’s biscuits in Australia and the Asia Pacific; and Kelsen cookies worldwide, as well as meals and shelf-stable beverages in Australia and the Asia Pacific. The Campbell Fresh segment provides Bolthouse Farms fresh carrots, carrot ingredients, refrigerated beverages, and refrigerated salad dressings; and Garden Fresh Gourmet salsa, hummus, dips, and tortilla chips, as well as refrigerated soups. The company sells its products through retail food chains, mass discounters, mass merchandisers, club stores, convenience stores, drug stores, and dollar stores, as well as other retail, commercial, and non-commercial establishments; and independent contractor distributors. Campbell Soup Company was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in Camden, New Jersey.

CME Group Inc. (CME) shares were down in last trading by -0.36% to $120.31. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 3.13% over the past week and grew 3.1% in the past month. It is currently trading 4.31% above its 50 day moving average and 18.38% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.64% decrease in value from its one year high of $124.01. The RSI indicator value of 68.12, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

CME Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. The company offers a range of products across various asset classes, based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, and metals. Its products include exchange-traded; and privately negotiated futures and options contracts and swaps. It executes trade through its electronic trading platforms, open outcry, and privately negotiated transactions, as well as provides hosting, connectivity, and customer support for electronic trading through its co-location services. The company also provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for cleared swaps; and regulatory reporting solutions for market participants through its global repository services in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In addition, the company offers a range of market data services, including live quotes, delayed quotes, market reports, and historical data service, as well as index services. CME Group Inc. serves professional traders, financial institutions, institutional and individual investors, corporations, manufacturers, producers, governments, and central banks. The company was formerly known as Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. and changed its name to CME Group Inc. in July 2007. CME Group Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

The Clorox Company (CLX) traded within a range of $118.87 to $121.41 after opening the day at $121.28. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 1.06% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.95% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $120.49 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -12.56% below its 52 week high of $140.47 and 9.03% above its 12-month low of $111.24. The shares are up by over 1.8% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 53.11 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

The Clorox Company manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide. It operates through four segments: Cleaning, Household, Lifestyle, and International. The company offers laundry additives, including bleach products under the Clorox and Clorox 2 stain fighter and color booster brand names; home care products under the Clorox, Formula 409, Liquid-Plumr, Pine-Sol, S.O.S, and Tilex brand names; naturally derived products under the Green Works brand name; and professional cleaning and disinfecting products under the Clorox, Dispatch, Aplicare, HealthLink, and Clorox Healthcare brand names. It also provides charcoal products under the Kingsford and Match Light brand names; cat litter products under the Fresh Step, Scoop Away, and Ever Clean brand names; digestive health products under the Renew Life brand name; and bags, wraps, and containers under the Glad brand name. In addition, the company offers dressings and sauces under the Hidden Valley, KC Masterpiece, and Soy Vay brand names; water-filtration systems and filters under the Brita brand name; and natural personal care products under the Burt’s Bees brand name. Further, it markets its products under the PinoLuz, Ayudin, Limpido, Clorinda, Poett, Mistolin, Lestoil, Bon Bril, Agua Jane, and Chux brand names. The company sells its products primarily through mass retail outlets, e-commerce channels, wholesale distributors, and medical supply distributors to mass merchandisers, warehouse clubs, and grocery stores and wholesalers, as well as dollar, military, and other retail stores. The Clorox Company was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Oakland, California.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (TROW), VMware, Inc. (VMW), CME Group Inc. (CME)

  1. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (TROW) grew with the stock adding 0.46% or $0.34 to close at $74.18 on light trading volume of 1.89M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.95M. The Baltimore Maryland 21202 based company operating under the Asset Management industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 14.68% up for the period and down by -1.44% so far this year. With price target of $78.21 and a 18.95% rebound from 52-week low, T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.
  2. Rowe Price Group, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm provides its services to individuals, institutional investors, retirement plans, financial intermediaries, and institutions. It launches and manages equity and fixed income mutual funds. The firm invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. It employs fundamental and quantitative analysis with a bottom-up approach. The firm utilizes in-house and external research to make its investments. It employs socially responsible investing with a focus on environmental, social, and governance issues. It makes investment in late-stage venture capital transactions and usually invests between $3 million and $5 million. The firm was previously known as T. Rowe Group, Inc. and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. was founded in 1937 and is based in Baltimore, Maryland, with additional offices in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Owings Mills, Maryland; San Francisco, California; Tampa, Florida; Toronto, Ontario; Hellerup, Denmark; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; Zurich, Switzerland; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; London, United Kingdom; Sydney, New South Wales; Hong Kong; Tokyo, Japan; Singapore; Frankfurt, Germany, Madrid, Spain, Milan, Italy, Stockholm, Sweden, Melbourne, Australia, and Amsterdam, Netherlands.

VMware, Inc. (VMW) gained $0.28 to close the day at a new closing price of $84.9, a 0.33% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 96.3% above its 52 week low of $43.25. A total of 1.89M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.67M. The stock, which fluctuated between $83.9 and $85.23 during the day, currently situated 0.24% above its 52 week high. The stock is up by 6.74% in the past one month and up by 14.78% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $80.88 and RSI of 67.38, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

VMware, Inc. provides virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions in the United States and internationally. Its virtualization infrastructure solutions include a suite of products and services designed to deliver a software-defined data center (SDDC), run on industry-standard desktop computers, servers, and mobile devices; and support a range of operating system and application environments, as well as networking and storage infrastructures. The company offers VMware vSphere, a SDDC platform, which enables users to deploy hypervisor, a layer of software that resides between the operating system and system hardware to enable compute virtualization; storage and availability products that provide data storage and protection options; network and security products; and management and automation products to manage and automate overarching IT processes involved in provisioning IT services and resources to users from initial infrastructure deployment to retirement. It also provides SDDC suites, such as VMware vCloud Suite, vSphere with Operations Management, and VMware vRealize suite for building and managing cloud infrastructure for use with the VMware vSphere platform. In addition, the company offers hybrid cloud computing solutions, including VMware vCloud Air Network Service Providers and VMware vCloud Air; and end-user computing solutions, which enables IT organizations to deliver secure access to applications, data, and devices to end users. VMware, Inc. sells its products through distributors, resellers, system vendors, and systems integrators. It has a strategic alliance with Amazon Web Services, Inc. to build and deliver an integrated hybrid solution. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. VMware, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Dell EMC.

CME Group Inc. (CME) shares were up in last trading by 2.31% to $120.15. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.47% over the past week and grew 2.31% in the past month. It is currently trading 4.48% above its 50 day moving average and 18.62% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.43% decrease in value from its one year high of $124.01. The RSI indicator value of 68.17, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

CME Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. The company offers a range of products across various asset classes, based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, and metals. Its products include exchange-traded; and privately negotiated futures and options contracts and swaps. It executes trade through its electronic trading platforms, open outcry, and privately negotiated transactions, as well as provides hosting, connectivity, and customer support for electronic trading through its co-location services. The company also provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for cleared swaps; and regulatory reporting solutions for market participants through its global repository services in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In addition, the company offers a range of market data services, including live quotes, delayed quotes, market reports, and historical data service, as well as index services. CME Group Inc. serves professional traders, financial institutions, institutional and individual investors, corporations, manufacturers, producers, governments, and central banks. The company was formerly known as Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. and changed its name to CME Group Inc. in July 2007. CME Group Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Stocks Buzz: EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG), CME Group Inc. (CME), OvaScience, Inc. (OVAS)

EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.08% or $0.08 to close the day at $103.62 on light trading volume of 2.42M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.46M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 49.03%, compared to the industry which has advanced 33.2% over the same period. With RSI of 57.77, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $109.92, making it a hold for now.

EOG Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. The company’s principal producing areas are located in New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming in the United States; and Canada, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, and the People’s Republic of China. As of December 31, 2015, it had total estimated net proved reserves of 2,118 million barrels of oil equivalent, including 1,098 million barrels (MMBbl) crude oil and condensate reserves; 383 MMBbl of natural gas liquid reserves; and 3,825 billion cubic feet of natural gas reserves. EOG Resources, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

CME Group Inc. (CME) grew with the stock adding 0.98% or $1.12 to close at $115.52 on active trading volume of 2.4M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.69M. The Chicago Illinois 60606 based company operating under the Investment Brokerage – National industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 35.97% up for the period and up by 0.15% so far this year. With price target of $120.59 and a 48.43% rebound from 52-week low, CME Group Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

CME Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. The company offers a range of products across various asset classes, based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, and metals. Its products include exchange-traded; and privately negotiated futures and options contracts and swaps. It executes trade through its electronic trading platforms, open outcry, and privately negotiated transactions, as well as provides hosting, connectivity, and customer support for electronic trading through its co-location services. The company also provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for cleared swaps; and regulatory reporting solutions for market participants through its global repository services in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In addition, the company offers a range of market data services, including live quotes, delayed quotes, market reports, and historical data service, as well as index services. CME Group Inc. serves professional traders, financial institutions, institutional and individual investors, corporations, manufacturers, producers, governments, and central banks. The company was formerly known as Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. and changed its name to CME Group Inc. in July 2007. CME Group Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

OvaScience, Inc. (OVAS) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 2.94% or $0.05 to close the day at $1.75 on lower than average trading volume of 2.37M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 924.05K. The Waltham Massachusetts 02451 based company has been outperforming the biotechnology companies by -76.1509% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 14.38% YTD, versus the biotechnology industry which is up 2.5% for the same period. The RSI of 29.03 indicates the stock is oversold at the current levels, buy for now.

OvaScience, Inc., a fertility company, discovers, develops, and commercializes new fertility treatment options for women worldwide. The company’s patented technology is based on the discovery of egg precursor (EggPC) cells, which are immature egg cells found in the protective outer layer of a woman’s own ovaries. It engages in developing and commercializing various fertility treatment options designed to enhance egg health and revolutionize in vitro fertilization (IVF) consisting of AUGMENT to enhance the energy and health of the woman’s eggs by using mitochondria from a woman’s EggPC cells; OvaPrime treatment is used to replenish a woman’s egg reserve by transferring the EggPCs from woman’s own ovaries; OvaTure to produce mature fertilizable eggs from a woman’s own EggPC cells without the need for hormone injections; and OvaXon for the prevention of genetic disease and animal health. The company was formerly known as Ovastem, Inc. and changed its name to OvaScience, Inc. in May 2011. OvaScience, Inc. was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

 

Traders Recap: Mylan N.V. (MYL), Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA), CME Group Inc. (CME)

Mylan N.V. (MYL) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.56% or $-0.21 to close the day at $37.31 on lower than average trading volume of 3.12M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.71M. The Hatfield Hertfordshire EN6 1AG based company has been underperforming the drugs – generic companies by -11.1368% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -31% YTD, versus the drugs – generic industry which is down -28.62% for the same period. The RSI of 50.65 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Mylan N.V., together with its subsidiaries, develops, licenses, manufactures, markets, and distributes generic, branded generic, and specialty pharmaceuticals worldwide. The company provides generic or branded generic pharmaceutical products in tablet, capsule, injectable, transdermal patch, gel, cream, or ointment forms, as well as active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). It is also involved in the development of APIs with non-infringing processes for internal use and to partner with manufacturers; and manufacture and sale of injectable products in antineoplastics, anti-infectives, anesthesia/pain management, and cardiovascular therapeutic areas. In addition, the company produces finished dosage form and oral solid dose products; and offers antiretroviral therapies to third parties. Further, it manufactures and sells branded specialty injectable and nebulized products comprising EpiPen Auto-Injector to treat severe allergic reactions; Perforomist Inhalation Solution, a formoterol fumarate inhalation solution for the maintenance treatment of bronchoconstriction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder patients; and ULTIVA, an analgesic agent used during the induction and maintenance of general anesthesia for inpatient and outpatient procedures. It sells generic pharmaceutical products to proprietary and ethical pharmaceutical wholesalers and distributors, group purchasing organizations, drug store chains, independent pharmacies, drug manufacturers, institutions, and public and governmental agencies; and specialty pharmaceuticals to pharmaceutical wholesalers and distributors, pharmacies, and healthcare institutions. Mylan N.V. has a collaboration agreement with Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to develop, manufacture, and commercialize Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s biosimilar candidates. The company was formerly known as New Moon B.V. Mylan N.V. was founded in 1961 and is based in Hertfordshire, the United Kingdom.

Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) had a light trading with around 3.11M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.19M. The stock traded between $206.5 and $209.99 before closing at the price of $208.45 with 0.36% change on the day. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company is currently trading 47.78% above its 52 week low of $141.05 and -22.61% below its 52 week high of $269.34. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 66.1 and $233.33 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Tesla Motors, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. It primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles. The company also offers electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers. It sells its products through a network of Tesla stores and galleries, as well as through Internet. In addition, the company designs, manufactures, installs, monitors, maintains, leases, and sells solar energy systems to government, residential, and commercial customers; and sells electricity generated by solar energy systems to customers. Tesla Motors, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

CME Group Inc. (CME) traded within a range of $119.93 to $121.32 after opening the day at $121.32. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 36.36% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.41% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $120.69 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -2.68% below its 52 week high of $124.01 and 50.9% above its 12-month low of $81.87. The shares are up by over 13.91% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 62.93 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

CME Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. The company offers a range of products across various asset classes, based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, and metals. Its products include exchange-traded; and privately negotiated futures and options contracts and swaps. It executes trade through its electronic trading platforms, open outcry, and privately negotiated transactions, as well as provides hosting, connectivity, and customer support for electronic trading through its co-location services. The company also provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for cleared swaps; and regulatory reporting solutions for market participants through its global repository services in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In addition, the company offers a range of market data services, including live quotes, delayed quotes, market reports, and historical data service, as well as index services. CME Group Inc. serves professional traders, financial institutions, institutional and individual investors, corporations, manufacturers, producers, governments, and central banks. The company was formerly known as Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. and changed its name to CME Group Inc. in July 2007. CME Group Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.