Stocks in the Spotlight: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA), Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Cosi Inc. (COSI)

Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA) had a active trading with around 17.3M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 13.11M. The stock traded between $2.94 and $3.04 before closing at the price of $3.01 with 2.38% change on the day. The San Francisco California 94103 based company is currently trading 69.1% above its 52 week low of $1.78 and -0.33% below its 52 week high of $3.04. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 63.52 and $3.17 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services played on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States, North America, Asia, and the European Union. It offers its online social games primarily under the Slots, Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, and FarmVille franchises. The company’s games are accessible on mobile platforms, Facebook, and other social networks, as well as Zynga.com. It also provides advertising services to advertising agencies and brokers. The company was formerly known as Zynga Game Network Inc. and changed its name to Zynga Inc. in November 2010. Zynga Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.15% or $0.05 to close the day at $33.61 on light trading volume of 16.33M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 18.87M. The New York New York 10017 based company has been outperforming the drug manufacturers – major group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 4.74%, compared to the industry which has advanced 6.06% over the same period. With RSI of 42.8, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $39.4, making it a hold for now.

Pfizer Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells healthcare products worldwide. The company operates through Global Innovative Pharmaceutical (GIP); Global Vaccines, Oncology and Consumer Healthcare (VOC); and Global Established Pharmaceutical (GEP) segments. The GIP segment develops and commercializes medicines for various therapeutic areas, including inflammation/immunology, cardiovascular/metabolic, neuroscience/pain, and rare diseases. The VOC segment develops and commercializes vaccines, as well as products for oncology and consumer healthcare. It provides over-the-counter products comprising dietary supplements under the Centrum, Caltrate, and Emergen-C brands; pain management products under the Advil and ThermaCare brands; gastrointestinal products under the Nexium 24HR/Nexium Control and Preparation H brands; and respiratory and personal care products under the brand names of Robitussin, Advil Cold & Sinus, Advil Sinus Congestion Relief & Pain, Dimetapp, and ChapStick. The GEP segment offers products that have lost marketing exclusivity in various markets; and branded generics, generic sterile injectable products, biosimilars, infusion systems, and other products. The company serves wholesalers, retailers, hospitals, clinics, government agencies, pharmacies, and individual provider offices, as well as centers for disease control and prevention. It has licensing agreements with Cellectis SA and AstraZeneca PLC; and collaborative agreements with Eli Lilly & Company, OPKO Health, Inc., BioRap Technologies LTD., and Merck KGaA. Pfizer Inc. was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Cosi Inc. (COSI) shares were down in last trading by -24.4% to $0.03. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -60.08% over the past week and fell -84.41% in the past month. It is currently trading -85.43% below its 50 day moving average and -94.23% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -97.29% decrease in value from its one year high of $1.05. The RSI indicator value of 26.81, lead us to believe that it may correct downwards in the near term.

Cosi, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises fast-casual restaurants. The company offers food and beverage products for four dayparts comprising breakfast, lunch, snacking, and dinner. It also provides catering services for breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacking, and special events. As of December 28, 2015, the company operated 79 company-owned and 31 franchise restaurants in 15 states, the District of Columbia, the United Arab Emirates, and Costa Rica. Cosi, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. On September 28, 2016, Cosi, Inc., along with its 4 affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts.

 

Stocks To Track: Cosi Inc. (COSI), J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

Cosi Inc. (COSI) fell -24.4% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.01 to finish the day at $0.03 with about 16.03M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.37M. The $1.83M market cap company, which fluctuated between $0.0242 and $0.035 during the day, currently situated -2.73% below its 52 week low of $0.02 and -97.34% away from its one year high of $1.05. The RSI of 26.81 indicates the stock is oversold at the current levels, buy for now.

Cosi, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises fast-casual restaurants. The company offers food and beverage products for four dayparts comprising breakfast, lunch, snacking, and dinner. It also provides catering services for breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacking, and special events. As of December 28, 2015, the company operated 79 company-owned and 31 franchise restaurants in 15 states, the District of Columbia, the United Arab Emirates, and Costa Rica. Cosi, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. On September 28, 2016, Cosi, Inc., along with its 4 affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts.

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) gained $0.07 to close the day at a new closing price of $9.44, a 0.75% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 57.33% above its 52 week low of $6. A total of 15.75M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 14.38M. The stock, which fluctuated between $9.26 and $9.69 during the day, currently situated -21.27% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -3.77% in the past one month and up by 8.76% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $12.18 and RSI of 49.75, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) had a light trading with around 15.42M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 16.09M. The stock traded between $21.57 and $22.17 before closing at the price of $21.68 with -1.86% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77002 based company is currently trading 97.85% above its 52 week low of $11.2 and -31.36% below its 52 week high of $32.79. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 45.99 and $23.67 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas facilities. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 for use in enhanced oil recovery projects; and owns interests in oil-producing fields, gas processing plants, and crude oil pipelines in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. The Terminals segment owns and operates liquids and bulk terminals that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, and condensate, as well as bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, cement, alumina, salt, and other bulk chemicals; and owns and operates tankers. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment owns and operates Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington; and jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver (Canada) International Airport. The Other segment includes various physical natural gas contracts with power plants. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns interests in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company was formerly known as Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC and changed its name to Kinder Morgan, Inc. in February 2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Cosi Inc. (COSI)

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -20.1% or $-5 to close the day at $19.87 on light trading volume of 109.04M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 30.07M. The San Francisco California 94103 based company has been underperforming the internet information providers group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -33.39%, compared to the industry which has advanced 22.13% over the same period. With RSI of 45.58, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $16.52, making it a hold for now.

Twitter, Inc. operates as a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. The company offers various products and services, including Twitter that allows users to create, distribute, and discover content; and Periscope and Vine, a mobile application that enables user to broadcast and watch video live. It also provides promoted products and services, such as promoted tweets, promoted accounts, and promoted trends that enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services; and subscription access to its data feed for data partners. In addition, the company offers a set of tools, public APIs, and embeddable widgets for developers to contribute their content to its platform; syndicate and distribute Twitter content across their properties; and enhance their Websites and applications with Twitter content. Twitter, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) grew with the stock adding 0.68% or $0.11 to close at $16.22 on light trading volume of 75.79M compared its three months average trading volume of 83.19M. The Charlotte North Carolina 28255 based company operating under the Money Center Banks industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 4.5% up for the period and down by -2.48% so far this year. With price target of $17.45 and a 49.34% rebound from 52-week low, Bank of America Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Bank of America Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial products and services for individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses, institutional investors, large corporations, and governments worldwide. It operates through five segments: Consumer Banking, Global Wealth & Investment Management, Global Banking, Global Markets, and Legacy Assets & Servicing. The Consumer Banking segment offers traditional and money market savings accounts, CDs and IRAs, noninterest- and interest-bearing checking accounts, and investment accounts and products, as well as credit and debit cards, residential mortgages and home equity loans, and direct and indirect loans. This segment provides its products and services through approximately 4,700 financial centers, 16,000 ATMs, call centers, and online and mobile platforms. The Global Wealth & Investment Management segment offers investment management, brokerage, banking, and retirement products, as well as wealth management and customized solutions. The Global Banking segment provides lending products and services, including commercial loans, leases, commitment facilities, trade finance, real estate lending, and asset-based lending; treasury solutions, such as treasury management, foreign exchange, and short-term investing options; working capital management solutions; and debt and equity underwriting and distribution, and merger-related and other advisory services. The Global Markets segment offers market-making, financing, securities clearing, settlement, and custody services, as well as risk management, foreign exchange, fixed-income, and mortgage-related products. The Legacy Assets & Servicing segment engages in mortgage servicing activities related to residential first mortgage and home equity loans; and managing legacy exposures related to mortgage origination, sales, and servicing. Bank of America Corporation was founded in 1874 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Cosi Inc. (COSI) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 24.42% or $0.01 to close the day at $0.04 on higher than average trading volume of 62.5M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.45M. The Boston Massachusetts 02108 based company has been outperforming the restaurants companies by -87.4237% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -91.43% YTD, versus the restaurants industry which is down -3.71% for the same period. The RSI of 27.26 indicates the stock is oversold at the current levels, buy for now.

Cosi, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises fast-casual restaurants. The company offers food and beverage products for four dayparts comprising breakfast, lunch, snacking, and dinner. It also provides catering services for breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacking, and special events. As of December 28, 2015, the company operated 79 company-owned and 31 franchise restaurants in 15 states, the District of Columbia, the United Arab Emirates, and Costa Rica. Cosi, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. On September 28, 2016, Cosi, Inc., along with its 4 affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Cosi Inc. (COSI), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI), Alcoa Inc. (AA)

Cosi Inc. (COSI) retreated with the stock falling -29.53% or $-0.01 to close at $0.03 on light trading volume of 31.08M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.97M. The Boston Massachusetts 02108 based company operating under the Restaurants industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -97.17% down for the period and down by -93.11% so far this year. With price target of $1.5 and a 3.41% rebound from 52-week low, Cosi Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Cosi, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises fast-casual restaurants. The company offers food and beverage products for four dayparts comprising breakfast, lunch, snacking, and dinner. It also provides catering services for breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacking, and special events. As of December 28, 2015, the company operated 79 company-owned and 31 franchise restaurants in 15 states, the District of Columbia, the United Arab Emirates, and Costa Rica. Cosi, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. On September 28, 2016, Cosi, Inc., along with its 4 affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) dropped $-0.02 to close the day at a new closing price of $4.16, a -0.48% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 26.44% above its 52 week low of $3.29. A total of 30.97M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 52.97M. The stock, which fluctuated between $4.16 and $4.19 during the day, currently situated -6.31% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by 0% in the past one month and up by 3.23% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $4.9 and RSI of 48.64, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States. The company broadcasts music plus sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic, and weather programs, including various music genres ranging from rock, pop and hip-hop to country, dance, jazz, Latin, and classical; live play-by-play sports from principal leagues and colleges; multitude of talk and entertainment channels for various audiences; national, international, and financial news; and local traffic and weather reports for 21 metropolitan markets. It also streams music and non-music channels over the Internet; and offer applications to allow consumers to access its Internet radio service on smartphones and tablet computers. In addition, the company distributes satellite radios through the sale and lease of new vehicles; and acquires subscribers through the sale and lease of previously owned vehicles with factory-installed satellite radios. Its satellite radio systems include satellites, terrestrial repeaters, and other satellite facilities; studios; and radios. Further, the company provides satellite television services, which offer music channels on the DISH NETWORK satellite television service as a programming package; Travel Link, a suite of data services that include graphical weather, fuel prices, sports schedule and scores, and movie listings; real-time traffic services; and real-time weather services. Additionally, it offers location-based services through two-way wireless connectivity, including safety, security, convenience, maintenance and data services, remote vehicles diagnostics, stolen or parked vehicle locator services, and monitoring of vehicle emission systems. The company also sells satellite and Internet radios directly to consumers through its Website, as well as through national and regional retailers. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.

Alcoa Inc. (AA) shares were up in last trading by 1.96% to $10.4. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 5.26% over the past week and grew 0.78% in the past month. It is currently trading 2.88% above its 50 day moving average and 10.04% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -9.04% decrease in value from its one year high of $11.5. The RSI indicator value of 63.2, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Alcoa Inc. engages in engineering and manufacturing lightweight metals worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Alumina, Primary Metals, Global Rolled Products, Engineered Products and Solutions, and Transport and Construction Solutions. The Alumina segment mines for bauxite, refines it for producing alumina, and sells alumina directly to external smelter customers, or to customers who process it into industrial chemical products. The Primary Metals segment produces and sells primary aluminum to external customers and traders. This segment also sells aluminum powder, scrap, and excess energy, as well as purchases and resells metals. The Global Rolled Products segment produces and sells aluminum sheets and plates to the packaging end market for the production of aluminum cans, as well as to the aerospace, automotive, commercial transportation, building and construction, and industrial products end markets. This segment also produces aseptic foils for the packaging end market. The Engineered Products and Solutions segment offers fastening systems, including titanium, steel, and nickel alloys; seamless rolled rings, such as nickel alloys; investment castings, including airfoils and forged jet engine components; and various forging and extrusion metal products. This segment serves aerospace, commercial transportation, power generation, oil and gas, industrial products, automotive, and land and sea defense end markets. The Transport and Construction Solutions segment provides integrated aluminum structural systems, architectural extrusions, and forged aluminum commercial vehicle wheels, as well as aluminum products. The segment serves nonresidential building and construction, commercial transportation, and industrial products end markets. The company sells its products directly to customers, as well as through distributors, agents, and alumina traders. Alcoa Inc. was founded in 1888 and is based in New York, New York.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Alcoa Inc. (AA), Cosi Inc. (COSI), General Electric Company (GE)

Alcoa Inc. (AA) saw its value increase by 0.79% as the stock gained $0.08 to finish the day at a closing price of $10.2. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $6.14-$11.5 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $9.99 to $10.21 during the day, are up by 11.31% in the past three months and up by 7.99% over the past six months. It is currently trading 4.46% above its 20 day moving average and 0.85% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $11.31 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 58.52.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Alcoa Inc. engages in engineering and manufacturing lightweight metals worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Alumina, Primary Metals, Global Rolled Products, Engineered Products and Solutions, and Transport and Construction Solutions. The Alumina segment mines for bauxite, refines it for producing alumina, and sells alumina directly to external smelter customers, or to customers who process it into industrial chemical products. The Primary Metals segment produces and sells primary aluminum to external customers and traders. This segment also sells aluminum powder, scrap, and excess energy, as well as purchases and resells metals. The Global Rolled Products segment produces and sells aluminum sheets and plates to the packaging end market for the production of aluminum cans, as well as to the aerospace, automotive, commercial transportation, building and construction, and industrial products end markets. This segment also produces aseptic foils for the packaging end market. The Engineered Products and Solutions segment offers fastening systems, including titanium, steel, and nickel alloys; seamless rolled rings, such as nickel alloys; investment castings, including airfoils and forged jet engine components; and various forging and extrusion metal products. This segment serves aerospace, commercial transportation, power generation, oil and gas, industrial products, automotive, and land and sea defense end markets. The Transport and Construction Solutions segment provides integrated aluminum structural systems, architectural extrusions, and forged aluminum commercial vehicle wheels, as well as aluminum products. The segment serves nonresidential building and construction, commercial transportation, and industrial products end markets. The company sells its products directly to customers, as well as through distributors, agents, and alumina traders. Alcoa Inc. was founded in 1888 and is based in New York, New York.

Cosi Inc. (COSI) shares were down in last trading by -24.56% to $0.04. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -73.62% over the past week and fell -79.33% in the past month. It is currently trading -79.35% below its 50 day moving average and -91.45% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -96.02% decrease in value from its one year high of $1.07. The RSI indicator value of 25.34, lead us to believe that it may correct downwards in the near term.

Cosi, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises fast-casual restaurants. The company offers food and beverage products for four dayparts comprising breakfast, lunch, snacking, and dinner. It also provides catering services for breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacking, and special events. As of December 28, 2015, the company operated 79 company-owned and 31 franchise restaurants in 15 states, the District of Columbia, the United Arab Emirates, and Costa Rica. Cosi, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. On September 28, 2016, Cosi, Inc., along with its 4 affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts.

General Electric Company (GE) traded within a range of $29.45 to $29.75 after opening the day at $29.71. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -3.06% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.47% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $29.5 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -9.91% below its 52 week high of $33 and 16.02% above its 12-month low of $27.1. The shares are down by over -6.33% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 38.42 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

General Electric Company (GE) operates as an infrastructure and financial services company worldwide. The company’s Power segment offers gas and steam power systems; maintenance, service, and upgrade solutions; distributed power gas engines; water treatment, wastewater treatment, and process system solutions; and nuclear reactors, fuels, and support services. Its Renewable Energy segment provides wind turbine platforms, and hardware and software; offshore wind turbines; and solutions, products, and services to hydropower industry. The company’s Oil and Gas segment provides turbomachinery solutions; surface and subsea drilling and production systems, and equipment for floating production platforms; measurement and control products; and compressors, pumps, valves, and natural gas solutions. Its Energy Management segment offers industrial and grid solutions; and power conversion systems. The company’s Aviation segment designs and produces commercial and military aircraft engines, integrated digital components, electric power, and mechanical aircraft systems; and provides aftermarket services. Its Healthcare segment offers diagnostic imaging and clinical systems; products and services for drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing, and cellular technologies; and healthcare information technology products. The company’s Transportation segment provides freight and passenger locomotives, parts, wreck repair, software-enabled solutions, mining equipment and services, marine diesel engines, and stationary power diesel engines and motors, as well as overhaul, repair, and upgrade services. Its Appliances & Lighting segment sells and services home appliances; and manufactures, sources, and sells lighting solutions. The company’s Capital segment offers commercial lending and leasing, factoring, energy financial, and aircraft financing and leasing services. General Electric Company was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), Coty Inc. (COTY), Cosi Inc. (COSI)

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.57% or $-0.17 to close the day at $10.69 on light trading volume of 25.45M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 30.4M. The Phoenix Arizona 85004 based company has been outperforming the copper group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 1.05%, compared to the industry which has advanced 3% over the same period. With RSI of 49.25, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $11.51, making it a hold for now.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc., a natural resource company, acquires, explores, and develops mineral assets, and oil and natural gas resources. The company explores for copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt hydroxide, silver, and other metals, as well as oil and gas. It holds interests in various mines located in the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia; Morenci, Bagdad, Safford, Sierrita, Miami, Chino, Tyrone, Henderson, and Climax in North America; Cerro Verde and El Abra in South America; and the Tenke Fungurume minerals district in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa. The company’s oil and gas operations include oil production facilities in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico; oil production facilities onshore and offshore in California; onshore natural gas resources in the Haynesville shale in Louisiana; natural gas production from the Madden area in central Wyoming; and a position in the Inboard Lower Tertiary/Cretaceous natural gas trend onshore located in South Louisiana. As of December 31, 2015, its consolidated recoverable proven and probable mineral reserves included 99.5 billion pounds of copper, 27.1 million ounces of gold, 3.05 billion pounds of molybdenum, 271.2 million ounces of silver, and 0.87 billion pounds of cobalt; and its estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves totaled 252 million barrels of oil equivalents. The company was formerly known as Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. and changed its name to Freeport-McMoRan Inc. in July 2014. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

Coty Inc. (COTY) climbed 1.23% during last trading as the stock added $0.29 to finish the day at $23.79 with about 23.43M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.54M. The $7.86B market cap company, which fluctuated between $23.41 and $24.02 during the day, currently situated 11.85% above its 52 week low of $21.48 and -23.97% away from its one year high of $31.6. The RSI of 41.61 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Coty Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes beauty products worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Fragrances, Color Cosmetics, Skin & Body Care, and Brazil Acquisition. It offers fragrances under the Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Davidoff, Chloé, Balenciaga, Beyoncé, Bottega Veneta, Guess?, Katy Perry, Miu Miu, and Roberto Cavalli brand names. The company also provides lip, eye, nail, and facial color products under the Bourjois, Rimmel, Sally Hansen, and OPI brands. In addition, it offers shower gels, deodorants, skin care, and sun treatment products under the adidas, Lancaster, philosophy, and Playboy brand names. The company also markets its products under the Astor, Coty, Joop!, Jovan, Manhattan, and N.Y.C. New York Color brands. It sells its products through retailers, including hypermarkets, supermarkets, independent and chain drug stores and pharmacies, upscale perfumeries, upscale and mid-tier department stores, nail salons, specialty retailers, duty-free shops and traditional food, and drug and mass retailers. Coty Inc. was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Cosi Inc. (COSI) saw its value decrease by -20.17% as the stock dropped $-0.01 to finish the day at a closing price of $0.06. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $0.03-$1.07 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $0.054 to $0.07 during the day, are down by -88.6% in the past three months and down by -93.84% over the past six months. It is currently trading -65.2% below its 20 day moving average and -73.03% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $1.5 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 26.67. The technical indicator led us to believe the stock will reverse recent losses any time soon.

Cosi, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises fast-casual restaurants. The company offers food and beverage products for four dayparts comprising breakfast, lunch, snacking, and dinner. It also provides catering services for breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacking, and special events. As of December 28, 2015, the company operated 79 company-owned and 31 franchise restaurants in 15 states, the District of Columbia, the United Arab Emirates, and Costa Rica. Cosi, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. On September 28, 2016, Cosi, Inc., along with its 4 affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI), Cosi Inc. (COSI)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) saw its value increase by 3.6% as the stock gained $0.24 to finish the day at a closing price of $6.91. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $1.75-$8 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $6.7 to $7.04 during the day, are up by 36.29% in the past three months and up by 144.17% over the past six months. It is currently trading 7.45% above its 20 day moving average and 3.25% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $6.12 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 59.45.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. operates as a semiconductor company worldwide. The company’s products primarily include x86 microprocessors as an accelerated processing unit (APU), chipsets, discrete graphics processing units (GPUs), and semi-custom System-on-Chip (SoC) products. It provides x86 microprocessors for desktop PCs under the AMD A-Series, AMD E-Series, AMD FX CPU, AMD Athlon CPU and APU, AMD Sempron APU and CPU, and AMD Pro A-Series APU brands; and microprocessors for notebook and 2-in-1s under the AMD A-Series, AMD E-Series, AMD C-Series, AMD Z-Series, AMD FX APU, AMD Phenom, AMD Athlon CPU and APU, AMD Turion, and AMD Sempron APU and CPU brands. The company also offers chipsets with and without integrated graphics features for desktop, notebook PCs, and servers, as well as controller hub-based chipsets for its APUs under the AMD brand; and AMD PRO mobile and desktop processors. In addition, it provides discrete desktop graphics products and discrete GPUs for notebooks under the AMD Radeon brand; professional graphics products under the AMD FirePro brand; and customer-specific solutions based on AMD’s CPU, GPU, and multi-media technologies. Further, the company offers microprocessors for server platforms under the AMD Opteron; embedded processor solutions for interactive digital signage, casino gaming, and medical imaging under the AMD Opteron, AMD Athlon, AMD Sempron, AMD Geode, AMD R-Series, and G-Series brands; and semi-custom SoC products that power the Sony Playstation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One game consoles. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. sells its products through its direct sales force, independent distributors, and sales representatives. The company serves original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, system builders, and independent distributors. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) shares were up in last trading by 0.72% to $4.17. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.95% over the past week and grew 0.72% in the past month. It is currently trading -0.6% below its 50 day moving average and 5.44% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -6.08% decrease in value from its one year high of $4.44. The RSI indicator value of 50.43, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States. The company broadcasts music plus sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic, and weather programs, including various music genres ranging from rock, pop and hip-hop to country, dance, jazz, Latin, and classical; live play-by-play sports from principal leagues and colleges; multitude of talk and entertainment channels for various audiences; national, international, and financial news; and local traffic and weather reports for 21 metropolitan markets. It also streams music and non-music channels over the Internet; and offer applications to allow consumers to access its Internet radio service on smartphones and tablet computers. In addition, the company distributes satellite radios through the sale and lease of new vehicles; and acquires subscribers through the sale and lease of previously owned vehicles with factory-installed satellite radios. Its satellite radio systems include satellites, terrestrial repeaters, and other satellite facilities; studios; and radios. Further, the company provides satellite television services, which offer music channels on the DISH NETWORK satellite television service as a programming package; Travel Link, a suite of data services that include graphical weather, fuel prices, sports schedule and scores, and movie listings; real-time traffic services; and real-time weather services. Additionally, it offers location-based services through two-way wireless connectivity, including safety, security, convenience, maintenance and data services, remote vehicles diagnostics, stolen or parked vehicle locator services, and monitoring of vehicle emission systems. The company also sells satellite and Internet radios directly to consumers through its Website, as well as through national and regional retailers. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.

Cosi Inc. (COSI) traded within a range of $0.065 to $0.096 after opening the day at $0.08. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -83.77% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.65% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $0.07 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -93.39% below its 52 week high of $1.08 and 143.69% above its 12-month low of $0.03. The shares are down by over -85.72% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 27.96 is bullish. They are not pointing to a rebound in the stock. We should get in as it looks to have found a bottom.

Cosi, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises fast-casual restaurants. The company offers food and beverage products for four dayparts comprising breakfast, lunch, snacking, and dinner. It also provides catering services for breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacking, and special events. As of December 28, 2015, the company operated 79 company-owned and 31 franchise restaurants in 15 states, the District of Columbia, the United Arab Emirates, and Costa Rica. Cosi, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. On September 28, 2016, Cosi, Inc., along with its 4 affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL), Cosi Inc. (COSI), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI)

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL) climbed 5.24% during last trading as the stock added $0.43 to finish the day at $8.64 with about 73.54M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 25.46M. The $2.38B market cap company, which fluctuated between $8.17 and $9 during the day, currently situated 157.91% above its 52 week low of $3.35 and -62.11% away from its one year high of $22.8. The RSI of 63.29 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in the Rocky Mountains and Permian Basin regions of the United States. It sells oil and gas to end users, marketers, and other purchasers. As of December 31, 2015, the company had total estimated proved reserves of 820.6 million barrels of oil equivalent; and interests in 3,177 net productive wells on approximately 593,900 net developed acres. Whiting Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1980 and is based in Denver, Colorado.

Cosi Inc. (COSI) gained $0.02 to close the day at a new closing price of $0.07, a 32% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 147.78% above its 52 week low of $0.03. A total of 50.96M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.85M. The stock, which fluctuated between $0.063 and $0.0918 during the day, currently situated -93.28% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -66.23% in the past one month and down by -85.48% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $1.5 and RSI of 26.92, the stock still has upside potential, making it a buy for now.

Cosi, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises fast-casual restaurants. The company offers food and beverage products for four dayparts comprising breakfast, lunch, snacking, and dinner. It also provides catering services for breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacking, and special events. As of December 28, 2015, the company operated 79 company-owned and 31 franchise restaurants in 15 states, the District of Columbia, the United Arab Emirates, and Costa Rica. Cosi, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) had a light trading with around 46.12M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 53.34M. The stock traded between $4.14 and $4.2 before closing at the price of $4.14 with -0.6% change on the day. The New York New York 10020 based company is currently trading 25.99% above its 52 week low of $3.29 and -6.64% below its 52 week high of $4.44. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 46.95 and $4.85 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States. The company broadcasts music plus sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic, and weather programs, including various music genres ranging from rock, pop and hip-hop to country, dance, jazz, Latin, and classical; live play-by-play sports from principal leagues and colleges; multitude of talk and entertainment channels for various audiences; national, international, and financial news; and local traffic and weather reports for 21 metropolitan markets. It also streams music and non-music channels over the Internet; and offer applications to allow consumers to access its Internet radio service on smartphones and tablet computers. In addition, the company distributes satellite radios through the sale and lease of new vehicles; and acquires subscribers through the sale and lease of previously owned vehicles with factory-installed satellite radios. Its satellite radio systems include satellites, terrestrial repeaters, and other satellite facilities; studios; and radios. Further, the company provides satellite television services, which offer music channels on the DISH NETWORK satellite television service as a programming package; Travel Link, a suite of data services that include graphical weather, fuel prices, sports schedule and scores, and movie listings; real-time traffic services; and real-time weather services. Additionally, it offers location-based services through two-way wireless connectivity, including safety, security, convenience, maintenance and data services, remote vehicles diagnostics, stolen or parked vehicle locator services, and monitoring of vehicle emission systems. The company also sells satellite and Internet radios directly to consumers through its Website, as well as through national and regional retailers. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.

 

Trader Alert: Cosi Inc. (COSI), The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS), Sabre Corporation (SABR)

Cosi Inc. (COSI) retreated with the stock falling -4.73% or $-0.01 to close at $0.16 on active trading volume of 2.61M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.4M. The Boston Massachusetts 02108 based company operating under the Restaurants industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -83.37% down for the period and down by -62.95% so far this year. With price target of $1.5 and a 2.32% rebound from 52-week low, Cosi Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Cosi, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises fast-casual restaurants. The company offers food and beverage products for four dayparts comprising breakfast, lunch, snacking, and dinner. It also provides catering services for breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacking, and special events. As of December 28, 2015, the company operated 79 company-owned and 31 franchise restaurants in 15 states, the District of Columbia, the United Arab Emirates, and Costa Rica. Cosi, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) gained $1.41 to close the day at a new closing price of $162.89, a 0.87% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 18.6% above its 52 week low of $138.2. A total of 2.6M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.81M. The stock, which fluctuated between $159.82 and $163.45 during the day, currently situated -17.22% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -1.47% in the past one month and up by 14.83% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $181.4 and RSI of 43.22, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. operates as an investment banking, securities, and investment management company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending, and Investment Management. The Investment Banking segment provides financial advisory services, such as strategic advisory assignments related to mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate defense activities, restructurings, spin-offs, and risk management; and underwriting services, including public offerings and private placements of various securities and other financial instruments, as well as derivative transactions entered into with public and private sector clients. The Institutional Client Services segment is involved in client execution activities related to making markets in interest rate products, credit products, mortgages, currencies, commodities, and equities; and provides securities services, such as financing, securities lending, and other prime brokerage services, as well as markets in and clears client transactions on primary stock, options, and futures exchanges. The Investing & Lending segment invests in and originates longer-term loans to provide financing to clients; and makes investments in debt securities and loans, public and private equity securities, and real estate entities. The Investment Management segment offers investment management products and services; and wealth advisory services, including portfolio management and financial counseling, and brokerage and other transaction services. The company serves corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Sabre Corporation (SABR) shares were up in last trading by 1.36% to $27.57. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 3.22% over the past week and fell -1.13% in the past month. It is currently trading -0.77% below its 50 day moving average and 0.76% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -7.88% decrease in value from its one year high of $30.45. The RSI indicator value of 47.85, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

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

 

Investor’s Alert: Starwood Property Trust (STWD), Cosi (COSI), Ascena Retail (ASNA)

Cosi Inc. (COSI) managed to rebound with the stock declining 0.59% or $0 to close the day at $0.17 on higher than average trading volume of 2.46M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.37M. The Boston Massachusetts 02108 based company has been outperforming the restaurants companies by -62.9821% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -61.11% YTD, versus the restaurants industry which is up 0.22% for the same period. The RSI of 43.02 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Cosi, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises fast-casual restaurants. The company offers food and beverage products for four dayparts comprising breakfast, lunch, snacking, and dinner. It also provides catering services for breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacking, and special events. As of December 28, 2015, the company operated 79 company-owned and 31 franchise restaurants in 15 states, the District of Columbia, the United Arab Emirates, and Costa Rica. Cosi, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

Ascena Retail Group Inc. (ASNA) had a light trading with around 2.45M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.98M. The stock traded between $5.72 and $5.89 before closing at the price of $5.74 with -2.38% change on the day. The Mahwah New Jersey 07430 based company is currently trading 7.69% above its 52 week low of $5.33 and -61.11% below its 52 week high of $14.76. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 29.01 and $8.78 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Ascena Retail Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of apparel, shoes, and accessories for women and tween girls in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company operates through six segments: ANN, Justice, Lane Bryant, maurices, dressbarn, and Catherines. It creates, designs, and develops a range of merchandise, including apparel, accessories, footwear, and intimates; lifestyle products comprising cosmetics, bedroom furnishings, and electronics; and wear-to-work, casual sportswear, footwear, and social occasion apparel. The company also offers casual clothing, career wear, dressy apparel, and active wear, as well as special occasion and classic apparel. Its principal brands comprise ANN TAYLOR, LOFT, ANN TAYLOR LOFT, LOU & GREY, JUSTICE, LANE BRYANT, LANE BRYANT OUTLET, CACIQUE, RIGHT FIT, MAURICES, DRESSBARN, CATHERINES, CATHERINES PLUS SIZES, MAGGIE BARNES, LIZ&ME, SERENADA, DRESSBAR, 6th & LANE, and MAURICES IN MOTION. As of July 30, 2016, the company operated approximately 4,900 stores. It also offers its products through its Websites, including anntaylor.com, LOFT.com, louandgrey.com, shopjustice.com, lanebryant.com, cacique.com, maurices.com, dressbarn.com, and catherines.com. The company was formerly known as Dress Barn, Inc. and changed its name to Ascena Retail Group, Inc. in January 2011. Ascena Retail Group, Inc. was founded in 1962 and is based in Mahwah, New Jersey.

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD) traded within a range of $23.02 to $23.32 after opening the day at $23.05. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 18.57% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.87% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $23.2 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -1.11% below its 52 week high of $23.46 and 46.07% above its 12-month low of $16.69. The shares are up by over 18.37% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 61.55 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. originates, acquires, finances, and manages commercial mortgage loans, other commercial real estate debt investments, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate- investments in the United States and Europe. It operates through three segments: Real Estate Lending, Real Estate Investing and Servicing, and Real Estate Property. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes and would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes, if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. Starwood Property Trust, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut.