Traders Watch list: NetApp, Inc. (NTAP), The Kroger Co. (KR), Coty Inc. (COTY)

NetApp, Inc. (NTAP) saw its value increase by 4.19% as the stock gained $1.63 to finish the day at a closing price of $40.56. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $22.5-$42.18 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $40.36 to $42.18 during the day, are up by 16.94% in the past three months and up by 42.12% over the past six months. It is currently trading 6.3% above its 20 day moving average and 10.31% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $37.04 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 74.83.The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

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

The Kroger Co. (KR) shares were up in last trading by 1.28% to $33.94. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.71% over the past week and fell -2.43% in the past month. It is currently trading 0.13% above its 50 day moving average and 1.88% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -15.87% decrease in value from its one year high of $40.91. The RSI indicator value of 51.98, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States. It also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. The company operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. Its combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; multi-department stores provide general merchandise items, such as apparel, home fashion and furnishings, outdoor living, electronics, automotive products, toys, and fine jewelry; and price impact warehouse stores offer grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. The company’s marketplace stores comprise full-service grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty departments, and perishable goods, as well as general merchandise, including apparel, home goods, and toys. It operates under the banner brands, such as Kroger, Ralphs, Fred Meyer, King Soopers, etc., as well as Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic brands. As of January 30, 2016, the company operated 2,778 retail food stores, including 1,387 fuel centers; 784 convenience stores; and 323 fine jewelry stores and an online retail store, as well as franchised 78 convenience stores. The Kroger Co. was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Coty Inc. (COTY) traded within a range of $18.67 to $19.91 after opening the day at $19.83. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 2.08% so far this year. The stock was down close to -5.46% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $18.69 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -39.86% below its 52 week high of $31.6 and 4.88% above its 12-month low of $17.94. The shares are up by over 3.05% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 47.02 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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; and hair straighteners, hair dryers, curlers, and hair brushes; and spray, serum, cream, and foam product lines to curl, fix, protect, shine, straighten, and volumize hair. 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.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Coty Inc. (COTY), CSX Corporation (CSX), Facebook, Inc. (FB)

Coty Inc. (COTY) had a light trading with around 15.84M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.63M. The stock traded between $18.26 and $18.6 before closing at the price of $18.28 with -0.22% change on the day. The New York New York 10118 based company is currently trading 2.58% above its 52 week low of $17.94 and -41.18% below its 52 week high of $31.6. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 41.97 and $21.18 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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; and hair straighteners, hair dryers, curlers, and hair brushes; and spray, serum, cream, and foam product lines to curl, fix, protect, shine, straighten, and volumize hair. 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.

CSX Corporation (CSX) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.04% or $0.02 to close the day at $47.77 on active trading volume of 15.43M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.88M. The Jacksonville Florida 32202 based company has been outperforming the railroads group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 109.41%, compared to the industry which has advanced 17.16% over the same period. With RSI of 68.15, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $45, making it a hold for now.

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

Facebook, Inc. (FB) shares were up in last trading by 0.04% to $134.19. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.45% over the past week and grew 6.42% in the past month. It is currently trading 8.54% above its 50 day moving average and 9.48% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.96% decrease in value from its one year high of $135.49. The RSI indicator value of 69.36, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Facebook, Inc. provides various products to connect and share through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces worldwide. Its solutions include Facebook Website and mobile application that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate each other on mobile devices and personal computers; Instagram, a mobile application that enables people to take photos or videos, customize them with filter effects, and share them with friends and followers in a photo feed or send them directly to friends; Messenger, a messaging application to communicate with people and businesses across platforms and devices; and WhatsApp Messenger, a mobile messaging application. The company also offers Oculus virtual reality technology and content platform, which allow people to enter an immersive and interactive environment to play games, consume content, and connect with others. As of December 31, 2016, it had approximately 1.23 billion daily active users. Facebook, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

 

Stocks Under Consideration: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE), Coty Inc. (COTY), Newell Brands Inc. (NWL)

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) retreated with the stock falling -0.25% or $-0.06 to close at $23.63 on active trading volume of 6.08M compared its three months average trading volume of 10.85M. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 87.95% up for the period and up by 2.12% so far this year. With price target of $24.71 and a 98.98% rebound from 52-week low, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company provides technology solutions to business and public sector enterprises. It operates through Enterprise Group, Software, Enterprise Services, and Financial Services segments. The Enterprise Group segment offers industry standard servers and mission-critical servers to address the array of its customers’ computing needs; converged storage solutions, including 3PAR StoreServ, StoreOnce, all-flash arrays, and software defined and StoreVirtual products; wireless local area network equipment, mobility and security software, switches, routers, and network management products; and support and technology consulting services. The Software segment offers software to capture, store, explore, analyze, protect, and share information and insights within and outside organizations; HP Vertica, an analytics database technology for machine, structured, and semi-structured data; and HP IDOL, an analytics tool for human information, as well as solutions for archiving, data protection, eDiscovery, information governance, and enterprise content management. This segment also provides application delivery management, enterprise security, and IT operations management software products. The Enterprise Services segment offers technology consulting, outsourcing, and support services in infrastructure, applications, and business process domains within traditional and strategic enterprise service (SES) offerings, which include analytics and data management, security, and cloud services. The Financial Services segment provides leasing, financing, IT consumption and utility programs, and asset management services. The company markets and sells its products through resellers, distribution partners, original equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors, systems integrators, and advisory firms. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Coty Inc. (COTY) had a light trading with around 6.06M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.76M. The stock traded between $19.46 and $20.09 before closing at the price of $20.04 with 2.66% change on the day. The New York New York 10118 based company is currently trading 12.46% above its 52 week low of $17.94 and -35.52% below its 52 week high of $31.6. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $21.18 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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; and hair straighteners, hair dryers, curlers, and hair brushes; and spray, serum, cream, and foam product lines to curl, fix, protect, shine, straighten, and volumize hair. 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.

Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) saw its value increase by 1.43% as the stock gained $0.65 to finish the day at a closing price of $46.17. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $33.26-$55.45 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $45.35 to $46.31 during the day, are down by -5.71% in the past three months and down by -14.1% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.11% below its 20 day moving average and -0.38% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $57.19 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 49.15.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Newell Brands Inc. designs, sources, and distributes consumer and commercial products worldwide. The company offers markers and highlighters, pens, and pencils; art products; activity-based adhesive and cutting products; fine writing instruments; and labeling solutions under the Sharpie, Paper Mate, Expo, Prismacolor, Mr.Sketch, Elmer’s, X-Acto, Parker, Waterman, and Dymo Office brands. It also provides indoor/outdoor organization, food storage, and home storage products; durable beverage containers; gourmet cookware, bakeware, and cutlery; and hair care accessories under the Rubbermaid, Contigo, Bubba, Calphalon, and Goody brands; and home fragrance products under the WoodWick Candle brand. In addition, the company offers hand and power tool accessories, industrial band saw blades, tools for HVAC systems, and industrial label makers and printers under Irwin, Lenox, Hilmor, and Dymo Industrial brands; cleaning and refuse products, hygiene systems, and material handling solutions under the Rubbermaid Commercial Products brand names; and infant and juvenile products, such as car seats, strollers, highchairs, and playards directly under the Graco, Baby Jogger, Aprica, and Teutonia brands. Further, it provides branded consumer products, consumables, and household staples under the Yankee Candle, Waddington, Ball, Diamond, First Alert, NUK, and Pine Mountain brands; kitchen appliances and home environment products under the Crock-Pot, FoodSaver, Holmes, Mr. Coffee, Oster, Rainbow, and Sunbeam brands; products for outdoor and outdoor-related activities under the Coleman, Jostens, Berkley, Shakespeare, Rawlings, Völkl, K2, and Marmot brands; and plastic products, including closures, contact lens packaging, medical disposables, plastic cutlery, and rigid packaging under the Jarden name. The company was formerly known as Newell Rubbermaid Inc. and changed its name to Newell Brands Inc. in April 2016. The company was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Stocks Intraday Alert: Coty Inc. (COTY), Johnson Controls International plc (JCI), American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL)

Coty Inc. (COTY) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.62% or $-0.12 to close the day at $19.28 on lower than average trading volume of 6.66M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.82M. The New York New York 10118 based company has been underperforming the personal products companies by -13.1458% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 5.3% YTD, versus the personal products industry which is up 3.06% for the same period. The RSI of 54.15 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; and hair straighteners, hair dryers, curlers, and hair brushes; and spray, serum, cream, and foam product lines to curl, fix, protect, shine, straighten, and volumize hair. 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.

Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) had a active trading with around 6.62M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.93M. The stock traded between $42.01 and $42.76 before closing at the price of $42.3 with -0.84% change on the day. The Cork Cork T12 X8N6 based company is currently trading 31.25% above its 52 week low of $32.92 and -13.12% below its 52 week high of $48.97. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 41.08 and $50.01 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Johnson Controls International plc operates as a diversified technology and multi industrial company worldwide. The company operates through Buildings and Power Solutions segments. It designs, produces, markets, and installs heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, building management systems, controls, and security and mechanical equipment. The company also provides residential air conditioning and heating systems, and industrial refrigeration products, as well as technical and energy management consulting services. In addition, it designs, sells, installs, services, and monitors electronic security systems, and fire detection and suppression systems; and manufactures and sells intrusion security products, anti-theft devices, breathing apparatus, and access control and video management systems for commercial, industrial, retail, residential, small business, institutional, and governmental customers. Further, the company produces and supplies lead-acid automotive batteries for passenger cars, light trucks, and utility vehicles, as well as advanced battery technologies to power start-stop, hybrid, and electric vehicles. It offers its lead-acid automotive batteries to automotive original equipment manufacturers and the general vehicle battery aftermarket. The company was formerly known as Johnson Controls, Inc. and changed its name to Johnson Controls International plc in September 2016. Johnson Controls International plc was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Cork, Ireland.

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) traded within a range of $44.74 to $45.6 after opening the day at $44.8. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -2.98% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.49% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $45.3 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -10.55% below its 52 week high of $50.64 and 83.3% above its 12-month low of $24.85. The shares are up by over 15.03% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 45.19 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated a mainline fleet of 946 aircraft. It serves 350 destinations in approximately 50 countries. The company was formerly known as AMR Corporation and changed its name to American Airlines Group Inc. in December 2013. American Airlines Group Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

 

Stocks Buzz: Coty Inc. (COTY), Time Warner Inc. (TWX), Mastercard Incorporated (MA)

Coty Inc. (COTY) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 2.06% or $0.39 to close the day at $19.33 on light trading volume of 4.12M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.99M. The New York New York 10118 based company has been underperforming the personal products group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -20.14%, compared to the industry which has advanced 1.79% 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 $21.27, making it a 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; and hair straighteners, hair dryers, curlers, and hair brushes; and spray, serum, cream, and foam product lines to curl, fix, protect, shine, straighten, and volumize hair. 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.

Time Warner Inc. (TWX) retreated with the stock falling -1.13% or $-1.09 to close at $95.63 on light trading volume of 4.12M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.85M. The New York New York 10019 based company operating under the Entertainment – Diversified industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 36.65% up for the period and down by -0.93% so far this year. With price target of $103.98 and a 75.86% rebound from 52-week low, Time Warner Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Time Warner Inc. operates as a media and entertainment company in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Turner, Home Box Office, and Warner Bros. The Turner segment owns and operates a portfolio of cable television networks and related properties that offer entertainment, sports, kids, and news programming on television and digital platforms for consumers. It operates approximately 180 channels in 200 countries. The Turner segment’s networks and related properties include TNT, TBS, Adult Swim, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, Turner Sports, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, CNN, and HLN; and digital media properties comprise bleacherreport.com, NBA.com, NBA Mobile, NCAA.com, PGA.com, tntdrama.com, TBS.com, adultswim.com, and cartoonnetwork.com. It also licenses original programming to subscription-video-on-demand (SVOD) services and other over-the-top services, and its brands and characters for consumer products other business ventures. This segment serves cable system operators, satellite service distributors, telephone companies, and other distributors. The Home Box Office segment provides premium pay and basic tier television services comprising HBO and Cinemax; sells its original programming through physical and digital formats; and licenses home entertainment and content to international television networks and SVOD services. As of December 31, 2015, this segment had 49 million domestic subscribers. The Warner Bros. segment produces, distributes, and licenses television programming and feature films; distributes digital and physical home entertainment products; and produces and distributes videogames, as well as licenses consumer products and brands. The company was formerly known as AOL Time Warner, Inc. and changed its name to Time Warner Inc. in 2003. Time Warner Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Mastercard Incorporated (MA) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.13% or $0.14 to close the day at $105.14 on higher than average trading volume of 4.11M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.72M. The Purchase New York 10577 based company has been outperforming the credit services companies by 0.3269% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 2.04% YTD, versus the credit services industry which is up 1.79% for the same period. The RSI of 41.45 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

MasterCard Incorporated, a technology company, provides transaction processing and other payment-related products and services in the United States and internationally. It facilitates the processing of payment transactions, including authorization, clearing, and settlement, as well as delivers related products and services. The company also offers value-added services, such as loyalty and reward programs, and information and consulting services. In addition, it provides cross-border and domestic processing services; and issuer and acquirer processing solutions, and payment and mobile gateways. Further, the company offers various payment products and solutions for cardholders, merchants, financial institutions, and governments; programs that enable issuers to provide consumers with cards to defer payments; payment products and solutions that allow its customers to access funds in deposit and other accounts; prepaid payment programs and management services; and commercial payment products and solutions. Additionally, it provides products and services to prevent, detect, and respond to fraud and ensure the safety of transactions. The company offers payment solutions and services under the MasterCard, Maestro, and Cirrus brands. MasterCard Incorporated was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York.

 

Worth Watching Stocks: Coty Inc. (COTY), salesforce.com, inc. (CRM), Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP)

Coty Inc. (COTY) saw its value increase by 1.86% as the stock gained $0.35 to finish the day at a closing price of $19.2. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $17.94-$31.6 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $18.7 to $19.25 during the day, are down by -15.59% in the past three months and down by -27.46% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.46% above its 20 day moving average and 1.98% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $21.27 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 53.93.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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; and hair straighteners, hair dryers, curlers, and hair brushes; and spray, serum, cream, and foam product lines to curl, fix, protect, shine, straighten, and volumize hair. 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.

salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) shares were up in last trading by 0.5% to $79.1. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.58% over the past week and grew 14.39% in the past month. It is currently trading 8.38% above its 50 day moving average and 3.62% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -6.37% decrease in value from its one year high of $84.48. The RSI indicator value of 73.29, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

salesforce.com, inc. provides enterprise cloud computing solutions, with a focus on customer relationship management to various businesses and industries worldwide. It offers enterprise cloud computing applications and platform services, including Sales Cloud that enables companies to store data, monitor leads and progress, forecast opportunities, gain insights through relationship intelligence, and collaborate around sales on desktop and mobile devices. The company also provides Service Cloud that enables companies to deliver personalized customer service and support, as well as connects their service agents with customers on various devices; and Marketing Cloud, which enables companies to plan, personalize, and optimize customer interactions. In addition, it offers Community Cloud that enables companies to engage with groups of people by giving them access to information, applications, and experts; Analytics Cloud, an application, which enables companies to deploy sales, service, marketing, and custom analytics applications using various data source; Internet of Things Cloud that enables customers to process data, as well as build personalized actions and engage with customers in real time; and App Cloud, an application development platform for companies to deliver connected applications for various business needs. Further, the company provides professional services, including consulting, deployment, training, and design and integration services to facilitate the adoption of its cloud solutions, as well as offers various education service offerings ranging from introductory online courses to advanced architecture certifications. It sells and markets services primarily through its direct sales force, as well as through consulting firms, systems integrators, and regional partners. The company has a strategic alliance with Cisco to develop IoT and contact center platforms. salesforce.com, inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP) traded within a range of $66.85 to $68.86 after opening the day at $68.83. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 4.99% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.48% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $67.35 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -2.52% below its 52 week high of $69.09 and 77.44% above its 12-month low of $39.01. The shares are up by over 12.31% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 53.54 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Microchip Technology Incorporated develops, manufactures, and sells semiconductor products for various embedded control applications. The company offers microcontrollers, such as 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers under the PIC brand name; and microcontrollers for automotive networking, computing, lighting, power supplies, motor control, wired connectivity, and wireless connectivity. It also provides development tools that enable system designers to program PIC microcontrollers for specific applications; analog, interface, mixed signal, and timing products comprising power management, linear, mixed-signal, high-voltage, thermal management, RF, drivers, safety and security, USB, Ethernet, wireless, and other interface products; and memory products consisting of serial electrically erasable programmable read-only memory, serial flash memories, parallel flash memories, and serial SRAM memories for the production of very small footprint devices. In addition, the company licenses its SuperFlash embedded flash and Smartbits one time programmable NVM technologies to foundries, integrated device manufacturers, and design partners for use in the manufacture of microcontroller products, gate array, RF, and analog products that require embedded non-volatile memory, as well as provides engineering services. It serves automotive, communications, computing, consumer, office automation, telecommunication, aerospace, defense, safety, security, medical, and industrial control markets. The company sells its products through a network of direct sales personnel and distributors in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Microchip Technology Incorporated was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Chandler, Arizona.

 

Equities Trend Analysis: Coty Inc. (COTY), Johnson Controls International plc (JCI), Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)

Coty Inc. (COTY) retreated with the stock falling -0.36% or $-0.07 to close at $19.5 on light trading volume of 4.69M compared its three months average trading volume of 7.11M. The New York New York 10118 based company operating under the Personal Products industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -15.45% down for the period and up by 6.5% so far this year. With price target of $21.27 and a 9.43% rebound from 52-week low, Coty Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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; and hair straighteners, hair dryers, curlers, and hair brushes; and spray, serum, cream, and foam product lines to curl, fix, protect, shine, straighten, and volumize hair. 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.

Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) had a light trading with around 4.69M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.01M. The stock traded between $43.62 and $44.7 before closing at the price of $43.73 with -1.29% change on the day. The Cork Cork T12 X8N6 based company is currently trading 35.68% above its 52 week low of $32.92 and -10.19% below its 52 week high of $48.97. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $49.84 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Johnson Controls International plc operates as a diversified technology and multi industrial company worldwide. The company operates through Buildings and Power Solutions segments. It designs, produces, markets, and installs heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, building management systems, controls, and security and mechanical equipment. The company also provides residential air conditioning and heating systems, and industrial refrigeration products, as well as technical and energy management consulting services. In addition, it designs, sells, installs, services, and monitors electronic security systems, and fire detection and suppression systems; and manufactures and sells intrusion security products, anti-theft devices, breathing apparatus, and access control and video management systems for commercial, industrial, retail, residential, small business, institutional, and governmental customers. Further, the company produces and supplies lead-acid automotive batteries for passenger cars, light trucks, and utility vehicles, as well as advanced battery technologies to power start-stop, hybrid, and electric vehicles. It offers its lead-acid automotive batteries to automotive original equipment manufacturers and the general vehicle battery aftermarket. The company was formerly known as Johnson Controls, Inc. and changed its name to Johnson Controls International plc in September 2016. Johnson Controls International plc was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Cork, Ireland.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) saw its value decrease by -2.63% as the stock dropped $-0.61 to finish the day at a closing price of $22.55. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $18.48-$26.74 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $22.53 to $23.09 during the day, are up by 7.94% in the past three months and down by -5.2% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.52% above its 20 day moving average and -0.25% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $27.9 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 50.8.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, develops, exploits, explores for, produces, and markets natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids in the United States. The company primarily focuses on the Marcellus Shale in northeast Pennsylvania with approximately 200,000 net acres in the dry gas window of the play; and the Eagle Ford Shale in south Texas with approximately 85,500 net acres in the oil window of the play. It also transports, stores, gathers, and purchases natural gas for resale. The company sells its natural gas to industrial customers, local distribution companies, and gas marketers through gathering systems and pipelines, as well as to intrastate pipelines, natural gas processors, and marketing companies. As of December 31, 2015, it had proved reserves of approximately 8,190 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Investor’s Alert: Coty Inc. (COTY), Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST), CVS Health Corporation (CVS)

Coty Inc. (COTY) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 2.79% or $0.53 to close the day at $19.53 on lower than average trading volume of 10.81M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7M. The New York New York 10118 based company has been outperforming the personal products companies by -13.6209% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 6.66% YTD, versus the personal products industry which is up 4.78% for the same period. The RSI of 58.69 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; and hair straighteners, hair dryers, curlers, and hair brushes; and spray, serum, cream, and foam product lines to curl, fix, protect, shine, straighten, and volumize hair. 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.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) had a light trading with around 10.63M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.76M. The stock traded between $18.21 and $18.49 before closing at the price of $18.48 with 1.15% change on the day. The Bethesda Maryland 20817 based company is currently trading 49.97% above its 52 week low of $12.98 and -5.13% below its 52 week high of $19.51. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 56.39 and $18.12 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm primarily engages in the ownership and operation of hotel properties. It invests in the real estate markets of United States. It also invests in Canada, Mexico, Chile, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and Poland. The firm primarily invests in luxury and upper upscale hotels. It was formerly known as Host Marriott Corporation. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

CVS Health Corporation (CVS) traded within a range of $79.42 to $82.2 after opening the day at $81.92. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 1.34% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.8% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $79.49 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -24.33% below its 52 week high of $106.67 and 15.4% above its 12-month low of $69.3. The shares are down by over -9.12% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 47.48 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

CVS Health Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated pharmacy health care services. It operates through Pharmacy Services and Retail/LTC segments. The Pharmacy Services segment offers pharmacy benefit management solutions, such as plan design and administration, formulary management, Medicare Part D services, mail order and specialty pharmacy services, retail pharmacy network management services, prescription management systems, clinical services, disease management programs, and medical pharmacy management services. This segment serves employers, insurance companies, unions, government employee groups, health plans, managed Medicaid plans and plans offered on public and private exchanges, other sponsors of health benefit plans, and individuals under the CVS Caremark Pharmacy Services, Caremark, CVS Caremark, CarePlus CVS Pharmacy, CVS Specialty, Accordant, SilverScript, NovoLogix, Coram, Navarro Health Services, and Advanced Care Scripts names. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 24 retail specialty pharmacy stores, 11 specialty mail order pharmacies and 5 mail order dispensing pharmacies, and 83 branches for infusion and enteral services. The Retail/LTC segment sells prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, beauty products and cosmetics, personal care products, convenience foods, seasonal merchandise, and greeting cards, as well as provides photo finishing services. It operates 9,655 retail stores in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Brazil primarily under the CVS Pharmacy, CVS, Longs Drugs, Navarro Discount Pharmacy, and Drogaria Onofre names; online retail pharmacy Websites; and 32 onsite pharmacy stores, long-term care pharmacy operations, and retail health care clinics. The company was formerly known as CVS Caremark Corporation and changed its name to CVS Health Corporation in September 2014. CVS Health Corporation was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

 

Trader’s Round Up: Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Coty Inc. (COTY)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) retreated with the stock falling -0.07% or $-0.03 to close at $40.31 on light trading volume of 7.77M compared its three months average trading volume of 8.89M. The Abbott Park Illinois 60064 based company operating under the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 4.21% up for the period and up by 5.62% so far this year. With price target of $46.69 and a 14.81% rebound from 52-week low, Abbott Laboratories has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Abbott Laboratories manufactures and sells health care products worldwide. The company’s Established Pharmaceutical Products segment offers branded generic pharmaceuticals to treat pancreatic exocrine insufficiency; irritable bowel syndrome or biliary spasm; intrahepatic cholestasis or depressive symptoms; gynecological disorders; hormone replacement therapy; dyslipidemia; hypertension; hypothyroidism; Ménière’s disease and vestibular vertigo; pain, fever, and inflammation; migraines; anti-infective clarithromycin; and influenza vaccines, as well as to regulate physiological rhythm of the colon. Its Diagnostic Products segment provides immunoassay and clinical chemistry systems; assays used to screen and/or diagnosis cancer, cardiac, drugs of abuse, fertility, infectious diseases, and therapeutic drug monitoring; hematology systems and reagents; diagnostic systems and cartridges; instruments to automate the extraction, purification, and preparation of DNA and RNA from patient samples, and detects and measures infectious agents; genomic-based tests; informatics and automation solutions; and instrument used to identify infection-causing pathogens. The company’s Nutritional Products segment provides pediatric and adult nutritional products. Its Vascular Products segment offers coronary, endovascular, vessel closure, and structural heart devices to treat vascular disease. The company also provides blood and flash glucose monitoring systems, including test strips, sensors, data management decision software, and accessories for people with diabetes; and medical devices for the eye, such as cataract and LASIK surgery, contact lens care, and dry eye products. In addition, it develops cardiovascular medical devices. It serves retailers, wholesalers, hospitals, health care facilities, laboratories, physicians’ offices, and government agencies. The company has strategic alliance with Fonterra. The company was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Abbott Park, Illinois.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) gained $2.72 to close the day at a new closing price of $140.11, a 1.98% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 75.25% above its 52 week low of $79.95. A total of 7.74M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.54M. The stock, which fluctuated between $137.03 and $140.93 during the day, currently situated -2.34% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 10.76% in the past one month and up by 9.89% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $144.4 and RSI of 73.41, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

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.

Coty Inc. (COTY) shares were up in last trading by 1.28% to $19. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.52% over the past week and grew 1.28% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.32% above its 50 day moving average and -21.05% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -38.87% decrease in value from its one year high of $31.6. The RSI indicator value of 51.86, lead us to believe that it is a 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; and hair straighteners, hair dryers, curlers, and hair brushes; and spray, serum, cream, and foam product lines to curl, fix, protect, shine, straighten, and volumize hair. 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.

 

Trader’s Round Up: NIKE, Inc. (NKE), Coty Inc. (COTY), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)

NIKE, Inc. (NKE) grew with the stock adding 0.08% or $0.04 to close at $53.24 on light trading volume of 6.89M compared its three months average trading volume of 9.33M. The Beaverton Oregon 97005 based company operating under the Textile – Apparel Footwear & Accessories industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -11.5% down for the period and up by 4.74% so far this year. With price target of $62 and a 9.02% rebound from 52-week low, NIKE, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

NIKE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, and sells athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories worldwide. It offers products in nine categories, including running, NIKE basketball, the Jordan brand, football, men’s training, women’s training, action sports, sportswear, and golf. The company also markets products designed for kids, as well as for other athletic and recreational uses, such as cricket, lacrosse, tennis, volleyball, wrestling, walking, and outdoor activities. In addition, it sells sports apparel; and markets apparel with licensed college and professional team and league logos. Further, the company sells a line of performance equipment, including bags, socks, sport balls, eyewear, timepieces, digital devices, bats, gloves, protective equipment, golf clubs, and other equipment under the NIKE brand name for sports activities; various plastic products to other manufacturers; athletic and casual footwear, apparel, and accessories under the Jumpman trademark; action sports and youth lifestyle apparel and accessories under the Hurley trademark; and casual sneakers, apparel, and accessories under the Converse, Chuck Taylor, All Star, One Star, Star Chevron, and Jack Purcell trademarks. Additionally, it licenses agreements that permit unaffiliated parties to manufacture and sell apparel, digital devices, and applications and other equipment for sports activities under NIKE-owned trademarks. The company sells its products to footwear stores, sporting goods stores, athletic specialty stores, department stores, skate, tennis and golf shops, and other retail accounts through NIKE-owned retail stores and Internet Websites (direct to consumer operations), as well as independent distributors and licensees. The company was formerly known as Blue Ribbon Sports, Inc. and changed its name to NIKE, Inc. in 1971. NIKE, Inc. was founded in 1964 and is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon.

Coty Inc. (COTY) dropped $-0.26 to close the day at a new closing price of $18.76, a -1.37% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 5.28% above its 52 week low of $17.94. A total of 6.94M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.1M. The stock, which fluctuated between $18.66 and $19.08 during the day, currently situated -39.64% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.48% in the past one month and down by -19.22% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $21.27 and RSI of 48.73, the stock still has upside potential, making it a 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; and hair straighteners, hair dryers, curlers, and hair brushes; and spray, serum, cream, and foam product lines to curl, fix, protect, shine, straighten, and volumize hair. 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.

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) shares were up in last trading by 1.31% to $75.73. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.97% over the past week and grew 2.28% in the past month. It is currently trading 3.74% above its 50 day moving average and 13.9% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a 0.57% increase in value from its one year high of $75.74. The RSI indicator value of 60.64, 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.