Traders Recap: salesforce.com, inc. (CRM), Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN), Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)

salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.04% or $-0.85 to close the day at $80.82 on lower than average trading volume of 5.23M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.77M. The San Francisco California 94105 based company has been outperforming the application software companies by 9.0991% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 18.05% YTD, versus the application software industry which is up 10.74% for the same period. The RSI of 68.76 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) had a active trading with around 5.19M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.72M. The stock traded between $130.18 and $138.21 before closing at the price of $130.39 with -1.22% change on the day. The New Haven Connecticut 06510 based company is currently trading 19.49% above its 52 week low of $109.12 and -19.51% below its 52 week high of $162. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 53.68 and $167.93 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes life-transforming therapeutic products. The company offers Soliris (eculizumab), a monoclonal antibody for the treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), a genetic blood disorder; and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), a genetic disease. It provides Strensiq (asfotase alfa), a targeted enzyme replacement therapy for patients with hypophosphatasia (HPP); and Kanuma (sebelipase alfa) for the treatment of patients with lysosomal acid lipase deficiency. The company also conducts Phase IV clinical trials on Soliris for the treatment of PNH registry; Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of myasthenia gravis, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, and delayed kidney transplant graft function; and Phase II clinical trials for antibody mediated rejection in presensitized renal transplant patients. It develops cPMP (ALXN 1101) that is in Phase II/III trial for treating metabolic disorders; and ALXN 1007, a novel humanized antibody in Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of anti-phospholipid syndrome and graft versus host disease. The company serves distributors, pharmacies, hospitals, hospital buying groups, and other health care providers, as well as governments and government agencies in the United States, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has agreements with X-Chem Pharmaceuticals (X-Chem) to identify novel drug candidates from X-Chem’s proprietary drug discovery engine; Moderna Therapeutics, Inc. (Moderna) that provides the option to purchase drug products for clinical development commercialization of Moderna’s messenger RNA therapeutics to treat rare diseases; and Ensemble Therapeutics Corporation for the identification, development, and commercialization of therapeutic candidates based on specific drug targets. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut.

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) traded within a range of $68.03 to $69.04 after opening the day at $68.61. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 6.05% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.57% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $69 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -7.43% below its 52 week high of $75.38 and 8.78% above its 12-month low of $63.43. The shares are up by over 4.22% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 66.7 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells consumer products worldwide. It operates through two segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. The company offers oral care products, including toothpastes, toothbrushes, and mouthwashes, as well as pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals; personal care products comprising bar and liquid hand soaps, shower gels, shampoos, conditioners, and deodorants and antiperspirants; and home care products, such as laundry and dishwashing detergents, fabric conditioners, household cleaners, bleaches, and other similar items. It also provides pet nutrition products for everyday nutritional needs, a range of therapeutic products to manage disease conditions, and various products with natural ingredients. The company’s principal global and regional trademarks include Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline, and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet, and Hill’s Ideal Balance. It markets and sells its pet nutrition products for dogs and cats through pet supply retailers and veterinarians. Colgate-Palmolive Company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), salesforce.com, inc. (CRM), Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP)

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.66% or $-2.38 to close the day at $140.82 on active trading volume of 8.36M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.95M. The Los Gatos California 95032 based company has been outperforming the catv systems group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 58.14%, compared to the industry which has advanced 24.32% over the same period. With RSI of 57.13, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $147.18, making it a hold 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 offers members with the ability to receive streaming content through a host of Internet-connected screens, including TVs, digital video players, television set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. It serves approximately 93 million streaming members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) grew with the stock adding 0.01% or $0.01 to close at $80.92 on light trading volume of 4.8M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.83M. The San Francisco California 94105 based company operating under the Application Software industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 35.5% up for the period and up by 18.2% so far this year. With price target of $94.11 and a 38.42% rebound from 52-week low, salesforce.com, inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.17% or $0.12 to close the day at $70.78 on higher than average trading volume of 5.4M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.98M. The Chandler Arizona 85224 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor – broad line companies by 12.5759% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 10.34% YTD, versus the semiconductor – broad line industry which is up 6.21% for the same period. The RSI of 59.53 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Allergan plc (AGN), The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS), salesforce.com, inc. (CRM)

Allergan plc (AGN) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.28% or $0.68 to close the day at $246.36 on light trading volume of 3.08M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.7M. The Dublin Dublin D17 E400 based company has been underperforming the drugs – generic group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -10.27%, compared to the industry which has advanced 0.11% over the same period. With RSI of 82.83, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $263.37, making it a hold for now.

Allergan plc, a specialty pharmaceutical company, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes medical aesthetics, biosimilar, and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products worldwide. It operates through US Brands, US Medical Aesthetics, International Brands, and Anda Distribution segments. The company offers a portfolio of products that provide treatments for the central nervous system, gastroenterology, women’s health and urology, ophthalmology, neurosciences, medical aesthetics, liver disease, inflammation, fibrosis, and HIV, as well as dermatology and plastic surgery, and Alzheimer’s disease. It is also involved in developing ocular implants that reduce intraocular pressure associated with glaucoma; medical devices for the correction of prominent ears; and intranasal neurostimulation devices, as well as other dry eye products. In addition, it distributes generic and branded pharmaceutical products primarily to independent pharmacies, pharmacy chains, pharmacy buying groups, and physicians’ offices. Further, the company develops, processes, and markets tissue-based products for use in reconstructive, orthopedic, and urogynecologic surgical procedures to repair soft tissue defects. Allergan plc has a collaboration with T2 Biosystems to develop blood-based diagnostic panel for the detection of Gram-negative bacterial species. The company was formerly known as Actavis plc and changed its name to Allergan plc in June 2015. Allergan plc was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) grew with the stock adding 0.48% or $1.17 to close at $242.72 on light trading volume of 3.07M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.43M. The New York New York 10282 based company operating under the Investment Brokerage – National industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 75.2% up for the period and up by 1.37% so far this year. With price target of $247.8 and a 77.27% rebound from 52-week low, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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.

salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.48% or $-0.39 to close the day at $80.64 on lower than average trading volume of 3.06M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.97M. The San Francisco California 94105 based company has been outperforming the application software companies by 6.1888% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 17.79% YTD, versus the application software industry which is up 9.18% for the same period. The RSI of 72.43 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

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.

 

Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: salesforce.com, inc. (CRM), Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG), Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP)

salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) climbed 0.61% during last trading as the stock added $0.49 to finish the day at $80.7 with about 2.57M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.02M. The $56.17B market cap company, which fluctuated between $79.63 and $80.83 during the day, currently situated 53.42% above its 52 week low of $56.58 and -4.47% away from its one year high of $84.48. The RSI of 73.97 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

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.

Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG) gained $0.1 to close the day at a new closing price of $43.54, a 0.23% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 11.95% above its 52 week low of $39.28. A total of 2.52M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.47M. The stock, which fluctuated between $43.39 and $43.83 during the day, currently situated -5.5% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.05% in the past one month and up by 5% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $45.91 and RSI of 51.42, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company primarily in the Northeastern and Mid- Atlantic United States. The company operates nuclear, coal, gas, oil-fired, and renewable generation facilities with a generation capacity of approximately 11,678 megawatts. It sells electricity, natural gas, emissions credits, and a series of energy-related products. The company also transmits electricity; and distributes electricity and gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers, as well as invests in solar generation projects, and implements energy efficiency and demand response programs. In addition, it offers appliance services and repairs to customers. As of December 31, 2015, the company’s electric transmission and distribution system included 24,022 circuit miles, of which 8,226 circuit miles were underground; and 848,496 poles, of which 549,636 poles were jointly-owned, as well as 4 electric distribution headquarters and 5 sub-headquarters. It also owned and operated 18,112 miles of gas mains; owned 12 gas distribution headquarters and 2 sub-headquarters; owned 1 meter shop; operated 60 natural gas metering and regulating stations; and owned 43 switching stations with an aggregate installed capacity of 29,090 megavolt-amperes (MVA) and 246 substations with an aggregate installed capacity of 8,179 MVA. Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) had a light trading with around 2.52M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.15M. The stock traded between $38.68 and $39.44 before closing at the price of $38.83 with -1.94% change on the day. The Dallas Texas 75225 based company is currently trading 133.96% above its 52 week low of $20.26 and -5.39% below its 52 week high of $43.5. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 65.57 and $43.95 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. engages in the natural gas midstream, and intrastate transportation and storage businesses in the United States. The company’s Intrastate Transportation and Storage segment transports natural gas from various natural gas producing areas, and through ET fuel system and HPL system. It owns and operates 7,500 miles of natural gas transportation pipelines and three natural gas storage facilities in Texas. Its Interstate Transportation and Storage segment provides natural gas transportation and storage services; owns and operates approximately 12,300 miles of interstate natural gas pipeline; and has interests in various natural gas pipelines. The company’s Midstream segment gathers, compresses, treats, blends, processes, and markets natural gas. It owns and operates 35,000 miles of in service natural gas, 31 natural gas processing plants, 21 natural gas treating facilities, and 4 natural gas conditioning facilities. The company’s Liquids Transportation and Services segment transports mixed NGLs and other hydrocarbons; stores mixed NGLs, NGL products, and petrochemical products; and separates mixed NGL streams into purity products. It owns and operates various NGL pipelines, and NGL storage facilities with aggregate storage capacity of approximately 51 million barrels. Its Investment in Sunoco Logistics segment gathers, purchases, markets, and sells crude oil; and owns and operates 1,800 miles of refined products pipelines. The company’s Retail Marketing segment sells motor fuel and merchandise at company-operated retail locations and branded convenience stores in 14 states, primarily on the east coast and south regions of the United States. Its Other segment provides natural gas compression equipment and compression services; manages coal and natural resources property, sells standing timber, and leases coal-related infrastructure facilities; and generates electrical power. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

 

Trader Alert: salesforce.com, inc. (CRM), Nucor Corporation (NUE), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) retreated with the stock falling -0.57% or $-0.46 to close at $79.75 on light trading volume of 2.64M compared its three months average trading volume of 6.09M. The San Francisco California 94105 based company operating under the Application Software industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 36.3% up for the period and up by 16.49% so far this year. With price target of $94.11 and a 51.62% rebound from 52-week low, salesforce.com, inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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.

Nucor Corporation (NUE) gained $0.5 to close the day at a new closing price of $57.85, a 0.87% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 58.07% above its 52 week low of $37.71. A total of 2.63M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.39M. The stock, which fluctuated between $57.5 and $58.2 during the day, currently situated -14.4% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -5.01% in the past one month and up by 19.32% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $64.12 and RSI of 39.17, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Nucor Corporation manufactures and sells steel and steel products in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Steel Mills, Steel Products, and Raw Materials. The Steel Mills segment produces and distributes hot-rolled, cold-rolled, and galvanized sheet steel products; plate steel products; structural steel products comprising wide-flange beams, beam blanks, H-pilings, and sheet pilings; and bar steel products, such as blooms, billets, concrete reinforcing bars, merchant bars, and special bar quality products. This segment sells its products to steel service centers, fabricators, and manufacturers in automotive, energy, agricultural, heavy equipment, and transportation sectors. The Steel Products segment offers steel joists and joist girders, steel decks, fabricated concrete reinforcing and cold finished steel products, steel fasteners, metal building systems, steel gratings, and wire and wire mesh products to general contractors, fabricators, distributors, and manufacturers. Its products are used by contractors in constructing highways, bridges, reservoirs, utilities, hospitals, schools, airports, stadiums, and high-rise buildings. The Raw Materials segment produces direct reduced iron (DRI); brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron, hot briquetted iron, and DRI; supplies ferro-alloys; and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal, as well as holds working interest in natural gas drilling programs. This segment sells its ferrous scrap to electric arc furnace steel mills and foundries for use in manufacturing process; and nonferrous scrap metal to aluminum can producers, secondary aluminum smelters, steel mills, and other processors and consumers of various nonferrous metals. The company offers its products through its in-house sales forces, as well as internal distribution and trading companies. Nucor Corporation was founded in 1940 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) shares were up in last trading by 0.02% to $175.86. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.03% over the past week and grew 4.24% in the past month. It is currently trading 4.78% above its 50 day moving average and 12.32% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.89% decrease in value from its one year high of $179.25. The RSI indicator value of 65.56, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The company’s Global Technology Services segment provides IT infrastructure services, such as IT outsourcing, integrated technology, cloud, and technology support services. Its Global Business Services segment offers consulting and systems integration services for strategy and transformation, application innovation services, enterprise applications, and analytics; application management, maintenance, and support services; and processing platforms and business process outsourcing services. The company’s Software segment provides middleware and operating systems software, including WebSphere software to integrate and manage business processes; information management software that enables clients to integrate, manage, and analyze data from various sources; Tivoli software that manages business infrastructure in real time; Workforce Solutions, which enables businesses to connect people and processes; and Rational software that supports software development. This segment also provides Watson software to interact in natural language, process big data, and learn from interactions with people and computers; Watson Health that offers data analytics and insights of individual health; and Watson Internet of Things that allows direct sensing and communication of data. Its Systems Hardware segment offers infrastructure technologies, such as servers for businesses, organizations, and technical computing applications; and data storage products and solutions. The company’s Global Financing segment provides lease and loan financing; commercial financing to suppliers, distributors, and remarketers; and remanufacturing and remarketing services. The company was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. and changed its name to International Business Machines Corporation in 1924. The company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Armonk, New York.

 

Stocks Alert: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), salesforce.com, inc. (CRM), American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL)

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) retreated with the stock falling -0.69% or $-0.52 to close at $75.09 on active trading volume of 7.69M compared its three months average trading volume of 10.89M. The Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103 based company operating under the Entertainment – Diversified industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 32.02% up for the period and up by 8.75% so far this year. With price target of $79.19 and a 40.42% rebound from 52-week low, Comcast Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, and Theme Parks segments. The Cable Communications segment offers video, high-speed Internet, and voice services to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. This segment also provides business services, such as Ethernet network services; cellular backhaul services to mobile network operators; and advertising services on cable networks, as well as on other platforms, such as digital, radio, and print media. The Cable Networks segment operates national cable networks, which provide entertainment, news and information, and sports content; regional sports and news networks; international cable networks; and cable television studio production operations, as well as owns various digital media properties, which primarily include brand-aligned Websites. The Broadcast Television segment operates NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, NBC and Telemundo owned local broadcast television stations, broadcast television studio production operations, and related digital media properties. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, acquires, markets, and distributes live-action and animated filmed entertainment, principally under the Universal Pictures, Illumination, and Focus Features names. This segment also develops, produces, and licenses stage plays. The Theme Parks segment operates Universal theme parks in Orlando, Florida, as well as in Hollywood, California; Universal studios theme park in Osaka, Japan; Wet ‘n Wild, a water park in Orlando, Florida; and CityWalk, a dining, retail, and entertainment complex. The company also owns the Philadelphia Flyers, as well as the Wells Fargo Center arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and operates arena management-related businesses. Comcast Corporation was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) gained $1.55 to close the day at a new closing price of $80.13, a 1.97% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 52.34% above its 52 week low of $52.6. A total of 7.67M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 6.06M. The stock, which fluctuated between $77.89 and $80.26 during the day, currently situated -5.15% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 13.6% in the past one month and up by 6.2% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $94.46 and RSI of 76.88, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

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.

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) shares were down in last trading by -0.09% to $44.01. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -11.25% over the past week and fell -4.95% in the past month. It is currently trading -6.86% below its 50 day moving average and 14.92% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -13.09% decrease in value from its one year high of $50.64. The RSI indicator value of 38.12, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

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.

 

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.

 

Stocks Alert: Masco Corporation (MAS), salesforce.com, inc. (CRM), Aetna Inc. (AET)

Masco Corporation (MAS) retreated with the stock falling -0.95% or $-0.32 to close at $33.32 on light trading volume of 2.23M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.46M. The Taylor Michigan 48180 based company operating under the General Building Materials industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 32.69% up for the period and up by 5.7% so far this year. With price target of $37.8 and a 46.02% rebound from 52-week low, Masco Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Masco Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes home improvement and building products in North America and internationally. The company’s Cabinets and Related Products segment offers assembled cabinetry for kitchen, bath, storage, home office, and home entertainment applications; and integrated bathroom vanity and countertop products. Its Plumbing Products segment provides faucets, showerheads, handheld showers, valves, bathing units, shower enclosures, toilets, acrylic tub and shower systems, shower trays, spas and exercise pools, brass and copper plumbing system components, and other plumbing specialties. The company’s Decorative Architectural Products segment offers architectural coatings, including paints, primers, specialty paint and waterproofing products, and stains; cabinet, door, window, and hardware products; and bath hardware and shower accessories. Its Other Specialty Products segment provides vinyl, fiberglass, and aluminum windows and patio doors; and manual and electric heavy duty staple guns, hammer tackers, glue guns, and rivet tools. Masco Corporation sells its products under the KRAFTMAID, MERILLAT, QUALITY CABINETS, MOORES, CARDELL, DELTA, PEERLESS, HANSGROHE, AXOR, BRIZO, GINGER, NEWPORT BRASS, BRASSTECH, PLUMB SHOP, BRISTAN, HERITAGE, MIROLIN, HOT SPRING, CALDERA, FREEFLOW SPAS, FANTASY SPAS, ENDLESS POOLS, BRASSCRAFT, COBRA, MASTER PLUMBER, BEHR, BEHR PRO, KILZ, LIBERTY, BRAINERD, FRANKLIN BRASS, ESSENCE SERIES, MILGARD, DURAFLEX, GRIFFIN, PREMIER, EVOLUTION, ARROW, POWERSHOT, and EASYSHOT brands. The company offers its products through home center retailers, mass merchandisers, hardware stores, homebuilders, distributors, and other outlets to consumers and contractors, as well as directly to consumers for home improvement and construction. Masco Corporation was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Taylor, Michigan.

salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) gained $0.26 to close the day at a new closing price of $78.21, a 0.33% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 48.69% above its 52 week low of $52.6. A total of 2.22M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 6.03M. The stock, which fluctuated between $77.92 and $78.57 during the day, currently situated -7.42% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 11.97% in the past one month and up by 4.35% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $94.46 and RSI of 70.38, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

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.

Aetna Inc. (AET) shares were down in last trading by -0.16% to $117.45. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -4.15% over the past week and fell -6.77% in the past month. It is currently trading -6.16% below its 50 day moving average and 0.03% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -13.78% decrease in value from its one year high of $136.5. The RSI indicator value of 32.78, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Aetna Inc. operates as a health care benefits company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions. The Health Care segment offers medical, pharmacy benefit management services, dental, behavioral health, and vision plans on an insured basis, as well as an employer-funded or administrative services contract basis. It also provides point-of-service, preferred provider organization, health maintenance organization, and indemnity benefit plans, as well as health savings accounts and consumer-directed health plans. In addition, this segment offers Medicare and Medicaid products and services, as well as other medical products, such as medical management and data analytics services, medical stop loss insurance, workers’ compensation administrative services, and products that provide access to its provider networks in select geographies. The Group Insurance segment offers life insurance products, including group term life insurance, voluntary spouse and dependent term life insurance, group universal life insurance, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; disability insurance products; and long-term care insurance products, which provide the benefits to cover the cost of care in private home settings, adult day care, assisted living, or nursing facilities. The Large Case Pensions segment manages retirement products, including pension and annuity products primarily for tax-qualified pension plans. The company offers its products to employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups, and expatriates. Aetna Inc. has a collaboration agreement with Commonwealth Health to introduce a new health plan; and Regional Cancer Care Associates to create an oncology medical home. The company was founded in 1853 and is based in Hartford, Connecticut.

 

Equities Trend Analysis: Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG), Target Corporation (TGT), salesforce.com, inc. (CRM)

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG) grew with the stock adding 3.36% or $1.22 to close at $37.52 on light trading volume of 5.71M compared its three months average trading volume of 6.09M. With price target of $35.93 and a 111.17% rebound from 52-week low, Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Citizens Bank, N.A. and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania that provide retail and commercial banking products and services in the United States. It operates through two segments, Consumer Banking and Commercial Banking. The Consumer Banking segment focuses on retail customers and small businesses with traditional banking products and services, including checking, savings, home loans, student loans, credit cards, business loans, and financial management services. This segment also provides indirect auto finance for new and used vehicles through auto dealerships. The Commercial Banking segment provides various financial products and solutions, including loans, leases, trade financing, deposits, cash management, foreign exchange, interest rate risk management, corporate finance, and capital markets advisory capabilities. It focuses on small and middle-market companies, and serves government banking, not-for-profit, healthcare, technology, asset finance, franchise finance, asset-based lending, commercial real estate, private equity, and sponsor finance industries. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated through 1,200 branches in 11 states across the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest regions, as well as online, telephone, and mobile banking platforms. It also maintains approximately 100 retail and commercial non-branch offices located in its banking footprint and in other states, and the District of Columbia. The company was formerly known as RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc. and changed its name to Citizens Financial Group, Inc. in April 2014. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. was founded in 1828 and is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.

Target Corporation (TGT) had a light trading with around 5.7M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.86M. The stock traded between $64.66 and $65.17 before closing at the price of $65 with 0.92% change on the day. The Minneapolis Minnesota 55403 based company is currently trading 2.28% above its 52 week low of $63.55 and -20.87% below its 52 week high of $84.14. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $74.61 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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

salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) saw its value increase by 1.76% as the stock gained $1.36 to finish the day at a closing price of $78.47. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $52.6-$84.48 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $77.25 to $78.59 during the day, are up by 4.54% in the past three months and down by -4.02% over the past six months. It is currently trading 7.01% above its 20 day moving average and 8.06% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $94.44 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 73.27.The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

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.

 

Stocks Under Consideration: salesforce.com, inc. (CRM), The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG), T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS)

salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) grew with the stock adding 1.25% or $0.95 to close at $77.11 on light trading volume of 3.91M compared its three months average trading volume of 6.04M. The San Francisco California 94105 based company operating under the Application Software industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 10.28% up for the period and up by 12.64% so far this year. With price target of $94.44 and a 46.6% rebound from 52-week low, salesforce.com, inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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.

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) had a active trading with around 3.9M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.96M. The stock traded between $23.06 and $23.5 before closing at the price of $23.37 with 1.17% change on the day. The New York New York 10022 based company is currently trading 21.21% above its 52 week low of $19.79 and -4.92% below its 52 week high of $24.82. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $26 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. provides advertising and marketing services worldwide. It operates through two segments, Integrated Agency Networks and Constituency Management Group. The company offers consumer advertising, digital marketing, communications planning and media buying, public relations, and specialized communications disciplines. It also provides various diversified services, including public relations, meeting and event production, sports and entertainment marketing, corporate and brand identity, and strategic marketing consulting. The company’s brands comprise McCann, MullenLowe, IPG Mediabrands, Carmichael Lynch, Deutsch, Hill Holliday, and The Martin Agency, as well as Foote, Cone & Belding. The company was formerly known as McCann-Erickson Incorporated and changed its name to The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. in January 1961. The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) saw its value decrease by -0.03% as the stock dropped $-0.02 to finish the day at a closing price of $60.22. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $33.23-$60.86 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $59.62 to $60.57 during the day, are up by 28.81% in the past three months and up by 33.7% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.62% above its 20 day moving average and 6.84% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $61 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 64.28.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

T-Mobile US, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides mobile communications services for consumers and businesses in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company offers voice, messaging, and data services in the postpaid, prepaid, and wholesale markets. It also provides wireless devices, including smartphones, tablets, and other mobile communication devices, as well as accessories that are manufactured by various suppliers. The company offers services, devices, and accessories under the T-Mobile and MetroPCS brands through its owned and operated retail stores, as well as through its Websites. T-Mobile US, Inc. also sells its devices and accessories to dealers and other third party distributors for resale through independent third-party retail outlets and various third-party Websites. It delivers wireless services to approximately 65.5 million customers. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. T-Mobile US, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom Holding B.V.