Stocks Highlights: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH), Invesco Ltd. (IVZ), GoPro, Inc. (GPRO)

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) had a light trading with around 6.72M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.41M. The stock traded at the price of $56.26 with -0.95% change on the day. The Teaneck New Jersey 07666 based company is currently trading 23.81% above its 52 week low of $45.44 and -11.3% below its 52 week high of $63.43. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 57.07 and $63.26 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. Its consulting and technology services include IT strategy consulting, program management consulting, operations improvement consulting, strategy consulting, and business consulting services; and application design and development, systems integration, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management implementation services. The company also offers enterprise information management services, such as strategic, advisory, and management consulting; enterprise data management; descriptive analytics/business intelligence; strategic corporate performance management; and packaged analytics services, as well as big data services that assist clients in managing and deriving actionable insights. In addition, it provides application testing services; and develops, licenses, implements, and supports proprietary and third-party software products, as well as offers digital technologies services. Further, the company offers outsourcing services, such as application maintenance services; IT infrastructure services; and business process services, including clinical data management, pharmacovigilance, equity research support, commercial operations, and order management. It serves various industries, including banking and insurance; healthcare and life sciences; manufacturing and logistics; retail, travel, and hospitality; consumer goods; communications; information, media, and entertainment; and technology. The company markets and sells services through its professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

Invesco Ltd. (IVZ) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.79% or $-0.25 to close the day at $31.4 on active trading volume of 6.7M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.76M. The  based company has been outperforming the asset management group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 4.61%, compared to the industry which has advanced 11.28% over the same period. With RSI of 48.93, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $34.83, making it a hold for now.

Invesco Ltd. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm provides its services to retail clients, institutional clients, high-net worth clients, public entities, corporations, unions, non-profit organizations, endowments, foundations, pension funds, financial institutions, and sovereign wealth funds. It manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios. The firm also launches equity, fixed income, commodity, multi-asset, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. It launches equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and balanced exchange-traded funds. The firm also launches and manages private funds. It invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. The firm also invests in alternative markets, such as commodities and currencies. For the equity portion of its portfolio, it invests in growth and value stocks of large-cap, mid-cap, and small-cap companies. For the fixed income portion of its portfolio, the firm invests in convertibles, government bonds, municipal bonds, treasury securities, and cash. It also invests in short term and intermediate term bonds, investment grade and high yield bonds, taxable and tax-free bonds, senior secured loans, and structured securities such as asset-backed securities, mortgage-backed securities, and commercial mortgage-backed securities. The firm employs absolute return, global macro, and long/short strategies. It employs quantitative analysis to make its investments. The firm was formerly known as Invesco Plc, AMVESCAP plc, Amvesco plc, Invesco PLC, Invesco MIM, and H. Lotery & Co. Ltd. Invesco Ltd. was founded in December 1935 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia with an additional office in Hamilton, Bermuda.

GoPro, Inc. (GPRO) shares were up in last trading by 3.68% to $9.01. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.38% over the past week and fell -8.99% in the past month. It is currently trading -22.67% below its 50 day moving average and -26.71% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -56.05% decrease in value from its one year high of $20.5. The RSI indicator value of 27.1, lead us to believe that it may correct downwards in the near term.

GoPro, Inc. develops and sells mountable and wearable cameras, and accessories in the United States and internationally. The company offers HERO line of capture devices, such as cameras; and mounts comprising equipment-based mounts consisting of helmet, handlebar, roll bar, and grip and tripod mounts that enable consumers to capture content while engaged in a range of activities, as well as mounts that enable customers to wear the mount on their bodies, such as wrist housings, chest harnesses, and head straps. It also provides LCD Touch BacPac, Battery BacPac, Smart Remote, and Floaty Backdoor accessories, as well as spare batteries, charging accessories, cables to connect its GoPro cameras to television monitors, video transmitters and external microphones, flotation devices, dive filters, and anti-fogging solutions. In addition, the company offers GoPro Studio, a video editing tool that allows users to create professional quality videos from their content; and GoPro App that allows users to control GoPro cameras remotely using a smartphone or tablet. GoPro, Inc. markets and sells its products through retailers and distributors, as well as through its Website. The company was formerly known as Woodman Labs, Inc. and changed its name to GoPro, Inc. in February 2014. GoPro, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH), Weyerhaeuser Co. (WY)

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) grew with the stock adding 0.77% or $0.95 to close at $123.78 on light trading volume of 5.53M compared its three months average trading volume of 9.52M. The Los Gatos California 95032 based company operating under the CATV Systems industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 2.58% up for the period and up by 8.22% so far this year. With price target of $124.1 and a 54.82% rebound from 52-week low, Netflix, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) gained $0.8 to close the day at a new closing price of $56.69, a 1.43% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 24.76% above its 52 week low of $45.44. A total of 5.49M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.46M. The stock, currently situated -10.63% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 5.08% in the past one month and up by 4.92% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $63.87 and RSI of 59.99, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. Its consulting and technology services include IT strategy consulting, program management consulting, operations improvement consulting, strategy consulting, and business consulting services; and application design and development, systems integration, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management implementation services. The company also offers enterprise information management services, such as strategic, advisory, and management consulting; enterprise data management; descriptive analytics/business intelligence; strategic corporate performance management; and packaged analytics services, as well as big data services that assist clients in managing and deriving actionable insights. In addition, it provides application testing services; and develops, licenses, implements, and supports proprietary and third-party software products, as well as offers digital technologies services. Further, the company offers outsourcing services, such as application maintenance services; IT infrastructure services; and business process services, including clinical data management, pharmacovigilance, equity research support, commercial operations, and order management. It serves various industries, including banking and insurance; healthcare and life sciences; manufacturing and logistics; retail, travel, and hospitality; consumer goods; communications; information, media, and entertainment; and technology. The company markets and sells services through its professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

Weyerhaeuser Co. (WY) shares were down in last trading by -3.17% to $32.07. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.69% over the past week and grew 11.74% in the past month. It is currently trading 4.29% above its 50 day moving average and 5.78% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.17% decrease in value from its one year high of $33.28. The RSI indicator value of 55.33, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Weyerhaeuser Co. is a real estate investment trust. It primarily invests in United States. The firm operates under four business segments, timberlands, wood products, cellulose fibers and real estate. It owns timberlands primarily in the U.S and has long-term licenses in Canada. The firm manufactures wood and specialty cellulose fibers products, and develops real estate, primarily as a builder of single-family homes. Weyerhaeuser Co was founded in 1900 and is based in Federal Way, Washington.

 

Stocks on Trader’s Radar: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH), VeriFone Systems, Inc. (PAY), McDermott International, Inc. (MDR)

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.09% or $0.05 to close the day at $55.89 on light trading volume of 4.13M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.48M. The Teaneck New Jersey 07666 based company has been underperforming the business software & services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -4.13%, compared to the industry which has advanced 16.53% over the same period. With RSI of 56.39, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $63.87, making it a hold for now.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. Its consulting and technology services include IT strategy consulting, program management consulting, operations improvement consulting, strategy consulting, and business consulting services; and application design and development, systems integration, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management implementation services. The company also offers enterprise information management services, such as strategic, advisory, and management consulting; enterprise data management; descriptive analytics/business intelligence; strategic corporate performance management; and packaged analytics services, as well as big data services that assist clients in managing and deriving actionable insights. In addition, it provides application testing services; and develops, licenses, implements, and supports proprietary and third-party software products, as well as offers digital technologies services. Further, the company offers outsourcing services, such as application maintenance services; IT infrastructure services; and business process services, including clinical data management, pharmacovigilance, equity research support, commercial operations, and order management. It serves various industries, including banking and insurance; healthcare and life sciences; manufacturing and logistics; retail, travel, and hospitality; consumer goods; communications; information, media, and entertainment; and technology. The company markets and sells services through its professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

VeriFone Systems, Inc. (PAY) fell -0.12% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.02 to finish the day at $16.44 with about 4.08M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.27M. The $1.84B market cap company, which fluctuated between $16.23 and $16.64 during the day, currently situated 10.04% above its 52 week low of $14.94 and -44.7% away from its one year high of $29.73. The RSI of 48.89 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

VeriFone Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, and supplies electronic payment solutions at the point of sale (POS) worldwide. The company offers countertop solutions that accept a range of payment options, including contactless, NFC, mobile wallets, and EMV; PIN pads that support credit and debit card, EBT, EMV, and other PIN-based transactions; and multimedia consumer facing POS devices. It also provides portable payment devices comprising small, portable, and handheld devices that enable merchants to accept electronic payments wherever wireless connectivity is available; and mobile solutions that attach to and interface with iOS, Android, or Windows-based smartphones and tablets. In addition, the company offers integrated electronic payment systems that combine electronic payment processing, fuel dispensing, and ECR functions, as well as secure payment systems for integration with petroleum pump controllers; and unattended and self-service payment solutions designed to enable payment transactions in self-service, high-transaction volume, and public transportation environments, as well as network access solutions. Further, it provides payment-as-a-service and other managed, terminal management, payment-enabled media, in-taxi payment, and security solutions; and server-based payment processing software and middleware. Additionally, the company offers installation, deployment, training, and application development and delivery solutions; project management, client education program, and consulting services; and helpdesk support, equipment repair and maintenance, and software post-contract support services, as well as application libraries and development tools. VeriFone Systems, Inc. markets its products directly; and through third party partners. The company was formerly known as VeriFone Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to VeriFone Systems, Inc. in May 2010. VeriFone Systems, Inc. is headquartered in San Jose, California.

McDermott International, Inc. (MDR) saw its value decrease by -0.13% as the stock dropped $-0.01 to finish the day at a closing price of $7.92. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $2.2-$8.21 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $7.85 to $8.21 during the day, are up by 65.69% in the past three months and up by 71.8% over the past six months. It is currently trading 19.99% above its 20 day moving average and 36.77% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $6.2 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 87.11. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

McDermott International, Inc. provides engineering, procurement, construction and installation, and module fabrication services for upstream field developments worldwide. It operates through three segments: the Americas, Europe and Africa; the Middle East; and Asia. The company delivers fixed and floating production facilities, pipeline installations, and subsea systems from concept to commissioning for offshore and subsea oil and gas projects. Its operations include fabrication and offshore installation of fixed and floating structures; and the installation of pipelines and subsea systems, as well as provision of shallow water and deep water construction services. The company’s customers include national, integrated, and other oil and gas companies. McDermott International, Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Macy’s, Inc. (M), McDermott International, Inc. (MDR), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)

Macy’s, Inc. (M) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.46% or $-0.63 to close the day at $42.44 on light trading volume of 3.61M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.94M. The Cincinnati Ohio 45202 based company has been outperforming the department stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 16.59%, compared to the industry which has advanced 10.75% over the same period. With RSI of 56.18, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $43, making it a hold for now.

Macy’s, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications in the United States. Its stores and Websites sell a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. The company also operates stores that offer a range of women’s, men’s, and children’s apparel; shoes; fashion accessories; housewares; home textiles; intimate apparel; and jewelry. As of November 14, 2016, it operated approximately 870 stores under the Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Bluemercury, Bloomingdale’s Outlet, and Macy’s Backstage brands, as well as Websites, including macys.com, bloomingdales.com, and bluemercury.com. In addition, it operates as a beauty products and spa retailer. The company was formerly known as Federated Department Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Macy’s, Inc. in June 2007. Macy’s, Inc. was founded in 1830 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

McDermott International, Inc. (MDR) grew with the stock adding 2.72% or $0.21 to close at $7.93 on active trading volume of 3.59M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.02M. The Houston Texas 77079 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 110.9% up for the period and up by 136.72% so far this year. With price target of $6.2 and a 260.45% rebound from 52-week low, McDermott International, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

McDermott International, Inc. provides engineering, procurement, construction and installation, and module fabrication services for upstream field developments worldwide. It operates through three segments: the Americas, Europe and Africa; the Middle East; and Asia. The company delivers fixed and floating production facilities, pipeline installations, and subsea systems from concept to commissioning for offshore and subsea oil and gas projects. Its operations include fabrication and offshore installation of fixed and floating structures; and the installation of pipelines and subsea systems, as well as provision of shallow water and deep water construction services. The company’s customers include national, integrated, and other oil and gas companies. McDermott International, Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.59% or $-0.33 to close the day at $55.84 on lower than average trading volume of 3.59M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.49M. The Teaneck New Jersey 07666 based company has been outperforming the business software & services companies by -1.0643% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -6.96% YTD, versus the business software & services industry which is up 13.65% for the same period. The RSI of 56.81 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. Its consulting and technology services include IT strategy consulting, program management consulting, operations improvement consulting, strategy consulting, and business consulting services; and application design and development, systems integration, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management implementation services. The company also offers enterprise information management services, such as strategic, advisory, and management consulting; enterprise data management; descriptive analytics/business intelligence; strategic corporate performance management; and packaged analytics services, as well as big data services that assist clients in managing and deriving actionable insights. In addition, it provides application testing services; and develops, licenses, implements, and supports proprietary and third-party software products, as well as offers digital technologies services. Further, the company offers outsourcing services, such as application maintenance services; IT infrastructure services; and business process services, including clinical data management, pharmacovigilance, equity research support, commercial operations, and order management. It serves various industries, including banking and insurance; healthcare and life sciences; manufacturing and logistics; retail, travel, and hospitality; consumer goods; communications; information, media, and entertainment; and technology. The company markets and sells services through its professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

 

Momentum Stocks: VEREIT, Inc. (VER), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH), Teradyne, Inc. (TER)

VEREIT, Inc. (VER) grew with the stock adding 1.55% or $0.13 to close at $8.52 on light trading volume of 6.82M compared its three months average trading volume of 7.08M. The Phoenix Arizona 85016 based company has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 7.51% up for the period and up by 9.29% so far this year. With price target of $10.38 and a 29.57% rebound from 52-week low, VEREIT, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

VEREIT, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. It owns and acquires single tenant, freestanding commercial real estate that is net leased on a medium-term basis, primarily to investment grade credit rated and other creditworthy tenants. The company principally invests in retail and office properties. It was formerly known as American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. VEREIT, Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) had a light trading with around 6.76M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.48M. The stock traded the price of $56.17 with -1.63% change on the day. The Teaneck New Jersey 07666 based company is currently trading 23.61% above its 52 week low of $45.44 and -11.45% below its 52 week high of $63.43. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $63.87 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. Its consulting and technology services include IT strategy consulting, program management consulting, operations improvement consulting, strategy consulting, and business consulting services; and application design and development, systems integration, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management implementation services. The company also offers enterprise information management services, such as strategic, advisory, and management consulting; enterprise data management; descriptive analytics/business intelligence; strategic corporate performance management; and packaged analytics services, as well as big data services that assist clients in managing and deriving actionable insights. In addition, it provides application testing services; and develops, licenses, implements, and supports proprietary and third-party software products, as well as offers digital technologies services. Further, the company offers outsourcing services, such as application maintenance services; IT infrastructure services; and business process services, including clinical data management, pharmacovigilance, equity research support, commercial operations, and order management. It serves various industries, including banking and insurance; healthcare and life sciences; manufacturing and logistics; retail, travel, and hospitality; consumer goods; communications; information, media, and entertainment; and technology. The company markets and sells services through its professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

Teradyne, Inc. (TER) saw its value increase by 2.86% as the stock gained $0.73 to finish the day at a closing price of $26.25. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $17.34-$26.59 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $25.6 to $26.59 during the day, are up by 29.75% in the past three months and up by 32.6% over the past six months. It is currently trading 7.62% above its 20 day moving average and 14.62% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $24.25 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 73.92.The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

Teradyne, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells automatic test equipment worldwide. Its Semiconductor Test segment designs, manufactures, sells, and supports semiconductor test products and services for wafer level and device package testing in automotive, industrial, communications, consumer, computer and electronic game applications, and others. This segment offers FLEX test platform systems; Magnum platform that tests memory devices, such as flash memory and dynamic random access memory; J750 test system to address the highest volume semiconductor devices; and ETS platform for use by semiconductor manufacturers, and assembly and test subcontractors in the low pin count analog/mixed signal discrete markets. It serves integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) that integrate the fabrication of silicon wafers into their business; fabless companies, which outsource the manufacturing of silicon wafers; foundries; and outsourced semiconductor assembly and test providers. The company’s Wireless Test segment designs, develops, and supports wireless test equipment for developing and manufacturing wireless devices, including smart phones, tablets, notebooks, laptops, personal computer peripherals, and other Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cellular enabled devices. This segment offers IQxstream solution for testing GSM, EDGE, CDMA2000, TD-SCDMA, WCDMA, HSPA+, LTE-FDD, TD_LTE, and LTE-A technologies for calibration and verification of smartphones, tablets, small cell wireless gateways, and embedded cellular modules; test equipment for connectivity testing; IQfact chipset software; and modular wireless test instruments. The company’s System Test segment offers defense/aerospace test instrumentation and systems; storage test systems; and circuit-board test and inspection systems. Its Industrial Automation segment provides collaborative robots for manufacturing and light industrial customers. The company was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in North Reading, Massachusetts.

3 Stocks to Watch For: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH), Mattel, Inc. (MAT), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) saw its value increase by 3.25% as the stock gained $1.8 to finish the day at a closing price of $57.1. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $45.44-$63.43 per share for the past year. The shares are up by 1.67% in the past three months and down by -6.38% over the past six months. It is currently trading 4.74% above its 20 day moving average and 8.75% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $63.87 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 62.4.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. Its consulting and technology services include IT strategy consulting, program management consulting, operations improvement consulting, strategy consulting, and business consulting services; and application design and development, systems integration, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management implementation services. The company also offers enterprise information management services, such as strategic, advisory, and management consulting; enterprise data management; descriptive analytics/business intelligence; strategic corporate performance management; and packaged analytics services, as well as big data services that assist clients in managing and deriving actionable insights. In addition, it provides application testing services; and develops, licenses, implements, and supports proprietary and third-party software products, as well as offers digital technologies services. Further, the company offers outsourcing services, such as application maintenance services; IT infrastructure services; and business process services, including clinical data management, pharmacovigilance, equity research support, commercial operations, and order management. It serves various industries, including banking and insurance; healthcare and life sciences; manufacturing and logistics; retail, travel, and hospitality; consumer goods; communications; information, media, and entertainment; and technology. The company markets and sells services through its professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

Mattel, Inc. (MAT) shares were up in last trading by 1.27% to $29.56. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -6.37% over the past week and fell -3.02% in the past month. It is currently trading -3.83% below its 50 day moving average and -5.58% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -11.96% decrease in value from its one year high of $34.76. The RSI indicator value of 41.09, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Mattel, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a range of toy products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: North America, International, and American Girl. It offers dolls and accessories, vehicles and play sets, and games and puzzles under the Mattel Girls & Boys brands, including Barbie, Monster High, Disney Classics, Ever After High, Little Mommy, Polly Pocket, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, CARS, Disney Planes, BOOMco, Radica, Toy Story, Max Steel, WWE Wrestling, and DC Comics. The company also provides its products under the Fisher-Price brands, such as Fisher-Price, Little People, BabyGear, Laugh & Learn, Imaginext, Thomas & Friends, Dora the Explorer, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney Jake, the Never Land Pirates, and Power Wheels. In addition, it offers its products under the American Girl brands comprising Truly Me, BeForever, and Bitty Baby; and construction, and arts and crafts brands, such as MEGA BLOKS, RoseArt, and Board Dudes, as well as publishes the American Girl magazine. Mattel, Inc. sells its products directly to consumers via its catalog, Website, and proprietary retail stores, as well as directly to retailers, including discount and free-standing toy stores, chain stores, department stores, and other retail outlets; to wholesalers; and through agents and distributors. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in El Segundo, California.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) opening the day at $120.1. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 9.63% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.66% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $125.39 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -5.91% below its 52 week high of $129.29 and 56.84% above its 12-month low of $79.95. The shares are up by over 25.82% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 69.09 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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

 

3 Notable Runners: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH), Rex Energy Corporation (REXX), The Mosaic Company (MOS)

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.99% or $0.54 to close the day at $55.3 on lower than average trading volume of 5.42M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.36M. The Teaneck New Jersey 07666 based company has been outperforming the business software & services companies by -5.3076% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -7.86% YTD, versus the business software & services industry which is up 10.37% for the same period. The RSI of 56.53 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. Its consulting and technology services include IT strategy consulting, program management consulting, operations improvement consulting, strategy consulting, and business consulting services; and application design and development, systems integration, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management implementation services. The company also offers enterprise information management services, such as strategic, advisory, and management consulting; enterprise data management; descriptive analytics/business intelligence; strategic corporate performance management; and packaged analytics services, as well as big data services that assist clients in managing and deriving actionable insights. In addition, it provides application testing services; and develops, licenses, implements, and supports proprietary and third-party software products, as well as offers digital technologies services. Further, the company offers outsourcing services, such as application maintenance services; IT infrastructure services; and business process services, including clinical data management, pharmacovigilance, equity research support, commercial operations, and order management. It serves various industries, including banking and insurance; healthcare and life sciences; manufacturing and logistics; retail, travel, and hospitality; consumer goods; communications; information, media, and entertainment; and technology. The company markets and sells services through its professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

Rex Energy Corporation (REXX) had a active trading with around 5.38M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.95M. The stock traded at the price of $0.57 with 0% change on the day. The State College Pennsylvania 16801 based company is currently trading 147.83% above its 52 week low of $0.23 and -76.54% below its 52 week high of $2.43. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 63.75 and $0 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Rex Energy Corporation operates as an independent oil, natural gas liquid, and natural gas company in the Appalachian and Illinois basins in the United States. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, Utica Shale, and Burkett Shale drilling and exploration activities in the Appalachian Basin, as well as on developmental oil drilling on its properties in the Illinois Basins. As of December 31, 2015, it had estimated proved reserves of 680.4 billion cubic feet equivalent; and owned interests in approximately 1,819 oil and natural gas wells. Rex Energy Corporation was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in State College, Pennsylvania.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) traded within a range of $28.47 to $29.52 after opening the day at $29.05. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 10.9% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.72% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $29.38 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -5.15% below its 52 week high of $31.45 and 38.95% above its 12-month low of $22.02. The shares are up by over 3.88% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 66.64 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)

Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX) had a active trading with around 6.46M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.6M. The stock traded at the price of $54.37 with 0.28% change on the day. The San Jose California 95124 based company is currently trading 38.13% above its 52 week low of $40.44 and -1.38% below its 52 week high of $55.49. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 62.06 and $52.06 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Xilinx, Inc. designs and develops programmable devices and associated technologies worldwide. Its programmable devices comprise integrated circuits (ICs) in the form of programmable logic devices (PLDs), such as programmable system on chips, and three dimensional ICs; software design tools to program the PLDs; targeted reference designs; printed circuit boards; and intellectual property (IP). The company also offers development boards; development kits, including hardware, design tools, IP, and reference designs that are designed to streamline and accelerate the development of domain-specific and market-specific applications; and configuration products, such as one-time programmable and in-system programmable storage devices to configure field programmable gate arrays. In addition, it provides design services, customer training, field engineering, and technical support. The company offers its products to electronic equipment manufacturers in end markets, such as wired and wireless communications, industrial, scientific and medical, aerospace and defense, audio, video and broadcast, consumer, automotive, and test and measurement. Xilinx, Inc. sells its products through a network of independent distributors; and through direct sales to original equipment manufacturers and electronic manufacturing service providers by a network of independent sales representative firms and by a direct sales management organization. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.37% or $0.74 to close the day at $54.76 on light trading volume of 6.42M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.38M. The Teaneck New Jersey 07666 based company has been underperforming the business software & services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -13.02%, compared to the industry which has advanced 9.08% over the same period. With RSI of 54.03, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $63.87, making it a hold for now.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. Its consulting and technology services include IT strategy consulting, program management consulting, operations improvement consulting, strategy consulting, and business consulting services; and application design and development, systems integration, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management implementation services. The company also offers enterprise information management services, such as strategic, advisory, and management consulting; enterprise data management; descriptive analytics/business intelligence; strategic corporate performance management; and packaged analytics services, as well as big data services that assist clients in managing and deriving actionable insights. In addition, it provides application testing services; and develops, licenses, implements, and supports proprietary and third-party software products, as well as offers digital technologies services. Further, the company offers outsourcing services, such as application maintenance services; IT infrastructure services; and business process services, including clinical data management, pharmacovigilance, equity research support, commercial operations, and order management. It serves various industries, including banking and insurance; healthcare and life sciences; manufacturing and logistics; retail, travel, and hospitality; consumer goods; communications; information, media, and entertainment; and technology. The company markets and sells services through its professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) shares were down in last trading by -0.3% to $70.51. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -5.39% over the past week and grew 3.84% in the past month. It is currently trading 0.45% above its 50 day moving average and 11.11% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -6.3% decrease in value from its one year high of $75.25. The RSI indicator value of 43.68, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Texas Instruments Incorporated designs, manufactures, and sells semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers worldwide. It operates through two segments, Analog and Embedded Processing. The Analog segment offers high volume analog and logic products for automotive safety devices, touch screen controllers, low voltage motor drivers, and integrated motor controllers; and power management products that include catalog and application-specific standard products to enhance the efficiency of powered devices using battery management solutions, portable power conversion devices, power supply controls, and point-of-load products. This segment also provides high performance analog products, such as high-speed data converters, amplifiers, sensors, high reliability products, interface products, and precision products; and silicon valley analog products, including power management, data converter, interface, and operational amplifier catalog analog products that are used in manufacturing various electronic systems. The Embedded Processing segment offers microcontroller products, which are systems with a processor core, memory, and peripherals to control a set of specific tasks for electronic equipment; processor products comprising digital signal and applications processors; and connectivity products consisting of electronic devices to connect and transfer data. The company also provides DLP products primarily used in projectors to create high-definition images; application-specific integrated circuits; calculators; and baseband products, as well as OMAP applications processors and connectivity products. It markets and sells its products through a direct sales force and distributors. Texas Instruments Incorporated was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

 

Worth Watching Stocks: Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (ATW), Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (ATW) saw its value decrease by -3.57% as the stock dropped $-0.37 to finish the day at a closing price of $10. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $4.82-$14.8 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $9.88 to $10.72 during the day, are up by 25.47% in the past three months and down by -13.04% over the past six months. It is currently trading 24.57% above its 20 day moving average and 20.03% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $8.22 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 66.26.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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.

Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI) shares were up in last trading by 2.03% to $65.3. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 5.53% over the past week and grew 20.28% in the past month. It is currently trading 17.86% above its 50 day moving average and 35.45% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a 0.35% increase in value from its one year high of $65.75. The RSI indicator value of 73.12, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

Baker Hughes Incorporated supplies oilfield services, products, technology, and systems to the oil and natural gas industry worldwide. The company offers drilling and evaluation products and services, which include drill bits for performance drilling, hole enlargement, and coring; conventional and rotary steerable systems used to drill wells; measurement-while-drilling and logging-while-drilling systems to perform reservoir navigation services; drilling optimization services; tools for coil tubing drilling and wellbore re-entry systems; coring drilling systems; surface logging; emulsion and water-based drilling fluids systems; reservoir drill-in fluids; and fluids environmental services. Its drilling and evaluation products and services also comprise wire line services, such as tools for open hole and cased hole well logging to gather data to perform petro physical and geophysical analysis; reservoir evaluation coring; casing perforation; fluid characterization; production logging; well integrity testing; pipe recovery; and seismic and micro seismic services. In addition, the company provides completion and production products and services consisting of completion systems used to control the flow of hydrocarbons within a wellbore; wellbore intervention products and services to enhance the performance of existing wellbores; intelligent production system products and services to monitor and control the production from individual wells or fields; artificial lifts, such as electric submersible pump systems, progressing cavity pump systems, gas lift systems, and surface horizontal pumping systems to lift oil and water; chemicals and chemical application systems; and cementing, stimulation, and coil tubing services. Further, it offers industrial products and services to the downstream chemicals, and process and pipeline industries. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) opening the day at $53.86. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -10% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.11% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $54.02 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -17.15% below its 52 week high of $63.43 and 18.88% above its 12-month low of $45.44. The shares are down by over -7.44% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 51.37 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. Its consulting and technology services include IT strategy consulting, program management consulting, operations improvement consulting, strategy consulting, and business consulting services; and application design and development, systems integration, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management implementation services. The company also offers enterprise information management services, such as strategic, advisory, and management consulting; enterprise data management; descriptive analytics/business intelligence; strategic corporate performance management; and packaged analytics services, as well as big data services that assist clients in managing and deriving actionable insights. In addition, it provides application testing services; and develops, licenses, implements, and supports proprietary and third-party software products, as well as offers digital technologies services. Further, the company offers outsourcing services, such as application maintenance services; IT infrastructure services; and business process services, including clinical data management, pharmacovigilance, equity research support, commercial operations, and order management. It serves various industries, including banking and insurance; healthcare and life sciences; manufacturing and logistics; retail, travel, and hospitality; consumer goods; communications; information, media, and entertainment; and technology. The company markets and sells services through its professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

 

Stocks Buzz: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH), Plug Power Inc. (PLUG), Office Depot, Inc. (ODP)

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.82% or $-1 to close the day at $54.08 on light trading volume of 6.48M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.25M. The Teaneck New Jersey 07666 based company has been underperforming the business software & services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -15.55%, compared to the industry which has advanced 8.18% over the same period. With RSI of 52.02, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $63.73, making it a hold for now.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. Its consulting and technology services include IT strategy consulting, program management consulting, operations improvement consulting, strategy consulting, and business consulting services; and application design and development, systems integration, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management implementation services. The company also offers enterprise information management services, such as strategic, advisory, and management consulting; enterprise data management; descriptive analytics/business intelligence; strategic corporate performance management; and packaged analytics services, as well as big data services that assist clients in managing and deriving actionable insights. In addition, it provides application testing services; and develops, licenses, implements, and supports proprietary and third-party software products, as well as offers digital technologies services. Further, the company offers outsourcing services, such as application maintenance services; IT infrastructure services; and business process services, including clinical data management, pharmacovigilance, equity research support, commercial operations, and order management. It serves various industries, including banking and insurance; healthcare and life sciences; manufacturing and logistics; retail, travel, and hospitality; consumer goods; communications; information, media, and entertainment; and technology. The company markets and sells services through its professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

Plug Power Inc. (PLUG) grew with the stock adding 3.65% or $0.05 to close at $1.42 on active trading volume of 6.46M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.33M. The Latham New York 12110 based company operating under the Diversified Electronics industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -32.7% down for the period and down by -32.7% so far this year. With price target of $2.3 and a 20.34% rebound from 52-week low, Plug Power Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Plug Power Inc., an alternative energy technology provider, engages in the design, development, manufacture, and commercialization of fuel cell systems for the material handling and stationary power market in the United States. The company focuses on proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell and fuel processing technologies, and fuel cell/battery hybrid technologies. Its product line includes GenKey, a turn-key solution for transitioning material handling vehicles to fuel cell power; GenDrive, a hydrogen fueled PEM fuel cell system that provides power to material handling vehicles; GenFuel, a hydrogen fueling delivery system; GenCare, which is an ongoing maintenance program for GenDrive fuel cells and GenFuel products; ReliOn, a stationary fuel cell solution that provides scalable and modular PEM fuel cell power to support the backup and grid-support power requirements of the telecommunications, transportation, and utility sectors; and GenFund, which offers financing solutions to customers. The company sells its products to businesses and government agencies through direct product sales force, original equipment manufacturers, and dealer networks. Plug Power Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Latham, New York.

Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.21% or $-0.01 to close the day at $4.86 on lower than average trading volume of 6.44M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.25M. The Boca Raton Florida 33496 based company has been underperforming the specialty retail, other companies by 35.0421% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -12.74% YTD, versus the specialty retail, other industry which is up 11.58% for the same period. The RSI of 78.16 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Office Depot, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies office products and services. It operates in three segments: North American Retail, North American Business Solutions, and International. The company sells office supplies, technology products and solutions, business machines and related supplies, facilities products, and office furniture. It also offers copy and print services. The company sells its products and services to consumers and businesses through office supply stores, a contract sales force, Internet sites, an outbound telephone account management sales force, direct marketing catalogs, and call centers, as well as participates under licensing and merchandise arrangements in Latin America, Europe, Israel, and Japan. As of December 26, 2015, it operated 1,564 stores in the United States, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; and 147 stores in France, South Korea, Sweden, New Zealand, and Australia. The company offers its products under various labels, including Office Depot, OfficeMax, Foray, Ativa, TUL, Realspace, WorkPro, Brenton Studio, Highmark, Grand & Toy, and Viking Office Products. Office Depot, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.