Stocks Roundup: Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST), Danaher Corporation (DHR), Newell Brands Inc. (NWL)

Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) retreated with the stock falling -0.96% or $-0.66 to close at $68.26 on light trading volume of 2.54M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.6M. The Dublin California 94568 based company operating under the Apparel Stores industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 25.65% up for the period and up by 4.05% so far this year. With price target of $71.04 and a 32.15% rebound from 52-week low, Ross Stores, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Ross Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates off-price retail apparel and home fashion stores under the Ross Dress for Less and dd’s DISCOUNTS brand names in the United States. It primarily offers apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions. The company’s Ross Dress for Less stores sell its products at savings of 20% to 60% off department and specialty store regular prices primarily to middle income households; and dd’s DISCOUNTS stores sell its products at savings of 20% to 70% off moderate department and discount store regular prices to customers from households with moderate income. As of October 10, 2016, it operated 1,342 Ross Dress for Less stores in 36 states, the District of Columbia, and Guam; and 193 dd’s DISCOUNTS stores in 15 states. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Dublin, California.

Danaher Corporation (DHR) had a light trading with around 2.49M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.95M. The stock traded between $83.64 and $84.64 before closing at the price of $84.25 with -0.43% change on the day. The Washington District of Columbia 20037 based company is currently trading 30.35% above its 52 week low of $65.22 and -0.58% below its 52 week high of $84.74. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $90.44 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Its Test & Measurement segment provides instruments products; services and products that help to convert concepts into finished products; professional tools; and wheel service equipment. The company’s Environmental segment provides instrumentation and disinfection systems; and solutions and services focused on fuel dispensing, remote fuel management, point-of-sale and payment system, environmental compliance, vehicle tracking, and fleet management. Its Life Sciences & Diagnostics segment offers chemistry systems, immunoassay systems, hematology and flow cytometry products, microbiology systems, and systems and workflow automations solutions. This segment also provides professional microscopes; mass spectrometers; bioanalytical measurement systems; workflow instruments and consumables; and filtration products, which are used to remove solid, liquid, and gaseous contaminants. The company’s Dental segment offers consumables, equipment, and services to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums, and supporting bone. The company’s Industrial Technologies segment provides equipment, consumables, and software for various printing, marking, coding, packaging, design, and color management applications; and a range of electromechanical and electronic motion control products. This segment also offers devices that sense, monitor and control operational or manufacturing variables; instruments, controls, and monitoring systems used in electric utilities and industrial facilities; engineered energetic materials components; and supplemental braking systems for commercial vehicles. The company was formerly known as Diversified Mortgage Investors, Inc. and changed its name to Danaher Corporation in 1984. Danaher Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia.

Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) saw its value decrease by -0.83% as the stock dropped $-0.39 to finish the day at a closing price of $46.88. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $36.72-$55.45 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $46.84 to $47.81 during the day, are up by 0.03% in the past three months and down by -12.45% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.61% above its 20 day moving average and 1.15% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $56.13 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 51.54.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.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Danaher Corporation (DHR), PG&E Corporation (PCG), Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED)

Danaher Corporation (DHR) saw its value increase by 0.26% as the stock gained $0.22 to finish the day at a closing price of $83.98. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $65.06-$84.74 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $83.55 to $84.07 during the day, are up by 4.84% in the past three months and up by 3.32% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.62% above its 20 day moving average and 5.09% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $90.44 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 68.01.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Its Test & Measurement segment provides instruments products; services and products that help to convert concepts into finished products; professional tools; and wheel service equipment. The company’s Environmental segment provides instrumentation and disinfection systems; and solutions and services focused on fuel dispensing, remote fuel management, point-of-sale and payment system, environmental compliance, vehicle tracking, and fleet management. Its Life Sciences & Diagnostics segment offers chemistry systems, immunoassay systems, hematology and flow cytometry products, microbiology systems, and systems and workflow automations solutions. This segment also provides professional microscopes; mass spectrometers; bioanalytical measurement systems; workflow instruments and consumables; and filtration products, which are used to remove solid, liquid, and gaseous contaminants. The company’s Dental segment offers consumables, equipment, and services to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums, and supporting bone. The company’s Industrial Technologies segment provides equipment, consumables, and software for various printing, marking, coding, packaging, design, and color management applications; and a range of electromechanical and electronic motion control products. This segment also offers devices that sense, monitor and control operational or manufacturing variables; instruments, controls, and monitoring systems used in electric utilities and industrial facilities; engineered energetic materials components; and supplemental braking systems for commercial vehicles. The company was formerly known as Diversified Mortgage Investors, Inc. and changed its name to Danaher Corporation in 1984. Danaher Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia.

PG&E Corporation (PCG) shares were up in last trading by 0.73% to $63.35. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.86% over the past week and grew 4.06% in the past month. It is currently trading 4.85% above its 50 day moving average and 4.6% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.63% decrease in value from its one year high of $65.43. The RSI indicator value of 66.1, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

PG&E Corporation, through its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, transmits, delivers, and sells electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers primarily in northern and central California. The company’s electricity distribution network consists of approximately 142,000 circuit miles of distribution lines, 58 transmission switching substations, and 603 distribution substations; and electricity transmission network comprises approximately 18,400 circuit miles of interconnected transmission lines and 91 electric transmission substations. Its natural gas system consists of approximately 42,800 miles of distribution pipelines, approximately 6,700 miles of backbone and local transmission pipelines, and various storage facilities. The company operates various electricity generation facilities, such as nuclear, hydroelectric, fossil fuel-fired, and photovoltaic. PG&E Corporation was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED) traded within a range of $74.18 to $74.96 after opening the day at $74.29. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 1.45% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.48% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $74.75 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -7.04% below its 52 week high of $81.88 and 12.22% above its 12-month low of $68.44. The shares are up by over 4.44% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 57.47 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Consolidated Edison, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in regulated electric, gas, and steam delivery businesses in the United States. It offers electric services to approximately 3.4 million customers in New York City and Westchester County; gas to approximately 1.1 million customers in Manhattan, the Bronx, and parts of Queens and Westchester County; and steam to approximately 1,700 customers in parts of Manhattan. The company owns 62 area distribution substations and various distribution facilities; 39 transmission substations and 62 area stations; electric generation facilities with an aggregate capacity of 724 megawatts that run on gas and fuel oil; 4,348 miles of mains and 369,791 service lines for natural gas distribution; and 1 steam-electric generating station and 5 steam-only generating stations. It also supplies electricity to approximately 0.3 million customers in southeastern New York, and in adjacent areas of northern New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania; and gas to approximately 0.1 million customers in southeastern New York and adjacent areas of northeastern Pennsylvania. The company operates 572 circuit miles of transmission lines; 14 transmission substations; 86,794 in-service line transformers; 3,994 pole miles of overhead distribution lines; and 1,889 miles of underground distribution lines, as well as 1,867 miles of mains and 105,482 service lines for natural gas distribution. In addition, it is involved in the sale and related hedging of electricity to retail customers; and provision of energy-related products and services to wholesale and retail customers. Further, the company develops, owns, and operates renewable and energy infrastructure projects, as well as invests in transmission companies. It primarily sells electricity to industrial, commercial, residential, and governmental customers. Consolidated Edison, Inc. was founded in 1884 and is based in New York, New York.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Carnival Corporation (CCL), Danaher Corporation (DHR), Expedia, Inc. (EXPE)

Carnival Corporation (CCL) had a light trading with around 1.72M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.44M. The stock traded between $55.35 and $55.78 before closing at the price of $55.59 with 0.25% change on the day. The Miami Florida 33178 based company is currently trading 41.06% above its 52 week low of $42.67 and -3.81% below its 52 week high of $57.79. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 59.36 and $57.36 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Carnival Corporation operates as a leisure travel and cruise company in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. It offers cruises under the Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, and Seabourn brands in North America; and Costa, AIDA, P&O Cruises (UK), Cunard, and P&O Cruises (Australia) brands in Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company operates approximately 100 cruise ships. It also owns Holland America Princess Alaska Tours, a tour company in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon, which owns and operates hotels, lodges, glass-domed railcars, and motor coaches. In addition, the company is involved in the leasing of cruise ships. It sells its cruises primarily through travel agents and tour operators. The company was incorporated in 1972 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida. Carnival Corporation is a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & Plc.

Danaher Corporation (DHR) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.12% or $-0.1 to close the day at $82.98 on light trading volume of 1.7M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.2M. The Washington District of Columbia 20037 based company has been outperforming the diversified machinery group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 29.32%, compared to the industry which has advanced 22.8% over the same period. With RSI of 63.1, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $90.44, making it a hold for now.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Its Test & Measurement segment provides instruments products; services and products that help to convert concepts into finished products; professional tools; and wheel service equipment. The company’s Environmental segment provides instrumentation and disinfection systems; and solutions and services focused on fuel dispensing, remote fuel management, point-of-sale and payment system, environmental compliance, vehicle tracking, and fleet management. Its Life Sciences & Diagnostics segment offers chemistry systems, immunoassay systems, hematology and flow cytometry products, microbiology systems, and systems and workflow automations solutions. This segment also provides professional microscopes; mass spectrometers; bioanalytical measurement systems; workflow instruments and consumables; and filtration products, which are used to remove solid, liquid, and gaseous contaminants. The company’s Dental segment offers consumables, equipment, and services to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums, and supporting bone. The company’s Industrial Technologies segment provides equipment, consumables, and software for various printing, marking, coding, packaging, design, and color management applications; and a range of electromechanical and electronic motion control products. This segment also offers devices that sense, monitor and control operational or manufacturing variables; instruments, controls, and monitoring systems used in electric utilities and industrial facilities; engineered energetic materials components; and supplemental braking systems for commercial vehicles. The company was formerly known as Diversified Mortgage Investors, Inc. and changed its name to Danaher Corporation in 1984. Danaher Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia.

Expedia, Inc. (EXPE) shares were up in last trading by 0.41% to $122.84. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.71% over the past week and grew 4.72% in the past month. It is currently trading 3.02% above its 50 day moving average and 6.41% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -7.82% decrease in value from its one year high of $133.55. The RSI indicator value of 63.54, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Expedia, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online travel company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Core OTA, trivago, Egencia, eLong, and HomeAway segments. It facilitates the booking of hotel rooms, airline seats, car rentals, and destination services from its travel suppliers; and acts as an agent in the transaction. The company serves leisure and corporate travelers, offline retail travel agents, and travel service providers through Expedia.com, Hotels.com, Hotwire.com, Venere.com, Wotif.com, Wotif.co.nz, lastminute.com.au, lastminute.com.nz, travel.com.au, and CarRentals.com Websites; and Travelocity, HomeAway, Egencia, trivago, Classic Vacations, Expedia Local Expert, and Expedia CruiseShipCenters brands, as well as Expedia Affiliate Network. It also engages in advertising and media business. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.

 

Stocks in Focus: Dollar General Corporation (DG), Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN), Danaher Corporation (DHR)

Dollar General Corporation (DG) had a light trading with around 2.06M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.12M. The stock traded between $72.2 and $73.04 before closing at the price of $72.26 with -1.2% change on the day. The Goodlettsville Tennessee 37072 based company is currently trading 9.02% above its 52 week low of $66.5 and -24.9% below its 52 week high of $96.88. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 46.18 and $79.94 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products comprising paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food products, such as cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; perishables consisting of milk, eggs, bread, frozen meals, beer, and wine; snacks that comprise candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, such as over-the-counter medicines, as well as soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene, and foot care products; pet products, which include pet supplies and pet food; and tobacco products. It also provides seasonal products, including decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery products, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware products, and automotive and home office supplies; and home products consisting of kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen products, beds, and bath soft goods. In addition, the company offers apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. As of October 28, 2016, it operated 13,205 stores located in 43 states. The company was formerly known as J.L. Turner & Son, Inc. and changed its name to Dollar General Corporation in 1968. Dollar General Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.79% or $-0.32 to close the day at $39.99 on light trading volume of 2.05M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.94M. The San Mateo California 94403 based company has been outperforming the asset management group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 21.12%, compared to the industry which has advanced 28.95% over the same period. With RSI of 47.61, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $38.91, making it a hold for now.

Franklin Resources, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides its services to individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts, and partnerships. It launches equity, fixed income, balanced, and multi-asset mutual funds through its subsidiaries. The firm invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative markets. Franklin Resources, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is based in San Mateo, California with an additional office in Hyderabad, India.

Danaher Corporation (DHR) shares were down in last trading by -0.84% to $82.99. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 3.27% over the past week and grew 3.72% in the past month. It is currently trading 4.3% above its 50 day moving average and 6.38% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -2.07% decrease in value from its one year high of $84.74. The RSI indicator value of 63.75, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Its Test & Measurement segment provides instruments products; services and products that help to convert concepts into finished products; professional tools; and wheel service equipment. The company’s Environmental segment provides instrumentation and disinfection systems; and solutions and services focused on fuel dispensing, remote fuel management, point-of-sale and payment system, environmental compliance, vehicle tracking, and fleet management. Its Life Sciences & Diagnostics segment offers chemistry systems, immunoassay systems, hematology and flow cytometry products, microbiology systems, and systems and workflow automations solutions. This segment also provides professional microscopes; mass spectrometers; bioanalytical measurement systems; workflow instruments and consumables; and filtration products, which are used to remove solid, liquid, and gaseous contaminants. The company’s Dental segment offers consumables, equipment, and services to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums, and supporting bone. The company’s Industrial Technologies segment provides equipment, consumables, and software for various printing, marking, coding, packaging, design, and color management applications; and a range of electromechanical and electronic motion control products. This segment also offers devices that sense, monitor and control operational or manufacturing variables; instruments, controls, and monitoring systems used in electric utilities and industrial facilities; engineered energetic materials components; and supplemental braking systems for commercial vehicles. The company was formerly known as Diversified Mortgage Investors, Inc. and changed its name to Danaher Corporation in 1984. Danaher Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia.

 

Stocks in Focus: Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX), Danaher Corporation (DHR), KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR)

Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX) had a light trading with around 2.4M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.96M. The stock traded between $56.6 and $58.19 before closing at the price of $58.14 with 1.31% change on the day. The San Jose California 95124 based company is currently trading 42.91% above its 52 week low of $41.53 and -6.59% below its 52 week high of $62.24. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 50.99 and $59.79 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

Danaher Corporation (DHR) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.19% or $0.16 to close the day at $83.7 on light trading volume of 2.38M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.27M. The Washington District of Columbia 20037 based company has been outperforming the diversified machinery group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 30.67%, compared to the industry which has advanced 22.99% over the same period. With RSI of 70.23, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $89.26, making it a hold for now.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Its Test & Measurement segment provides instruments products; services and products that help to convert concepts into finished products; professional tools; and wheel service equipment. The company’s Environmental segment provides instrumentation and disinfection systems; and solutions and services focused on fuel dispensing, remote fuel management, point-of-sale and payment system, environmental compliance, vehicle tracking, and fleet management. Its Life Sciences & Diagnostics segment offers chemistry systems, immunoassay systems, hematology and flow cytometry products, microbiology systems, and systems and workflow automations solutions. This segment also provides professional microscopes; mass spectrometers; bioanalytical measurement systems; workflow instruments and consumables; and filtration products, which are used to remove solid, liquid, and gaseous contaminants. The company’s Dental segment offers consumables, equipment, and services to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums, and supporting bone. The company’s Industrial Technologies segment provides equipment, consumables, and software for various printing, marking, coding, packaging, design, and color management applications; and a range of electromechanical and electronic motion control products. This segment also offers devices that sense, monitor and control operational or manufacturing variables; instruments, controls, and monitoring systems used in electric utilities and industrial facilities; engineered energetic materials components; and supplemental braking systems for commercial vehicles. The company was formerly known as Diversified Mortgage Investors, Inc. and changed its name to Danaher Corporation in 1984. Danaher Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia.

KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR) shares were down in last trading by -0.11% to $17.56. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.35% over the past week and grew 10.93% in the past month. It is currently trading 6.34% above its 50 day moving average and 22.08% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.68% decrease in value from its one year high of $17.86. The RSI indicator value of 63.07, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

KKR & Co. L.P. is a private equity and real estate investment firm specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. It specializes in acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, credit special situations, growth equity, mature, mezzanine, distressed, and middle market investments. The firm considers investments in all industries with a focus on software, security, semiconductors, consumer electronics, internet of things (iot), internet, information services, content, technology and hardware, energy and infrastructure, real estate, services industry with a focus on business services, intelligence, industry-leading franchises and companies in natural resource, containers and packaging, agriculture, airports, ports, forestry, electric utilities, textiles, apparel and luxury goods, household durables, digital media, insurance, brokerage houses, non-durable goods distribution, supermarket retailing, grocery stores, food, beverage, and tobacco, hospitals, entertainment venues and production companies, publishing, printing services, capital goods, financial services, specialized finance, pipelines, and renewable energy. In energy and infrastructure, it focuses on the Upstream Oil and Gas and Equipment and Services verticals. In real estate, the firm seeks to invest in private and public real estate securities including property-level equity, debt and special situations transactions and businesses with significant real estate holdings, and oil and natural gas properties. The firm also invests in asset services sector that encompasses a broad array of B2B, B2C and B2G services verticals including asset-based, transport, logistics, leisure/hospitality, resource and utility support, infra-like, mission-critical, and environmental services. Within Americas, the firm prefers to invest in consumer products; chemicals, metals and mining; energy and natural resources; financial services; healthcare; industrials; media and communications; retail; and technology. Within Europe, the firm invests in consumer and retail; energy; financial services; health care; industrials and chemicals; media and digital; and telecom and technologies. Within Asia, it invests in consumer products; energy and resources; financial services; healthcare; industrials; logistics; media and telecom; retail; real estate; and technology. The firm seeks to invest in mid to high-end residential developments, but can invest in other projects throughout Mainland China through outright ownership, joint ventures, and merger. It invests globally with a focus on Australia, emerging and developed Asia, Middle East and Africa, Nordic, Southeast Asia, Asia Pacific, Ireland, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, India, Vietnam, Indonesia, France, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Caribbean, Mexico, South America, North America, Brazil, Latin America, Korea, and United States of America. In the United States and Europe, the firm focuses on buyouts of large, publicly traded companies. It seeks to invest $30 million to $717 million in companies with enterprise values between $500 million to $2389 million. The firm prefers to invest in a range of debt and public equity investing and may co-invest. It seeks a board seat in its portfolio companies and a controlling ownership of a company or a strategic minority positions. The firm may acquire minority equity interests, particularly when making private equity investments in Asia or sponsoring investments as part of a large investor consortium. The firm typically holds its investment for a period of five to seven years and more and exits through initial public offerings, secondary offerings, and sales to strategic buyers. KKR & Co. L.P. was founded in 1976 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices across North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.

 

Stocks Under Consideration: Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), Danaher Corporation (DHR), FedEx Corporation (FDX)

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) retreated with the stock falling -1.76% or $-1.34 to close at $74.94 on light trading volume of 2.61M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.64M. The Norwood Massachusetts 02062 based company operating under the Semiconductor – Integrated Circuits industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 44.9% up for the period and up by 3.19% so far this year. With price target of $79.38 and a 59.94% rebound from 52-week low, Analog Devices, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Analog Devices, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a portfolio of solutions that leverage analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing technology, including integrated circuits (ICs), algorithms, software, and subsystems. It offers data converter products, which translate real-world analog signals into digital data, as well as translates digital data into analog signals; high-performance amplifiers to condition analog signals; and radio frequency ICs to support cellular infrastructure. The company also provides MEMS technology solutions, including accelerometers used to sense acceleration, gyroscopes to sense rotation, and inertial measurement units to sense multiple degrees of freedom. In addition, it offers isolators for various applications, such as universal serial bus isolation in patient monitors; and smart metering and satellite applications. Further, the company provides power management and reference products; and digital signal processing products for high-speed numeric calculations. Its products are used in electronic equipment, including industrial process control systems, medical imaging equipment, factory automation systems, patient monitoring devices, instrumentation and measurement systems, wireless infrastructure equipment, energy management systems, networking equipment, aerospace and defense electronics, optical systems, automobiles, and portable electronic devices. The company serves clients in industrial, automotive, consumer, and communications markets through a direct sales force, third-party distributors, and independent sales representatives in the United States, rest of North/South America, Europe, Japan, China, and rest of Asia, as well as through its Website. It has a collaboration with TriLumina Corp. to provide illuminator modules for automotive flash LiDAR systems. Analog Devices, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts.

Danaher Corporation (DHR) had a active trading with around 6.24M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.2M. The stock traded between $81.86 and $84.11 before closing at the price of $83.92 with 4.43% change on the day. The Washington District of Columbia 20037 based company is currently trading 34.46% above its 52 week low of $62.82 and 1.87% above its 52 week high of $84.11. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $89.26 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Its Test & Measurement segment provides instruments products; services and products that help to convert concepts into finished products; professional tools; and wheel service equipment. The company’s Environmental segment provides instrumentation and disinfection systems; and solutions and services focused on fuel dispensing, remote fuel management, point-of-sale and payment system, environmental compliance, vehicle tracking, and fleet management. Its Life Sciences & Diagnostics segment offers chemistry systems, immunoassay systems, hematology and flow cytometry products, microbiology systems, and systems and workflow automations solutions. This segment also provides professional microscopes; mass spectrometers; bioanalytical measurement systems; workflow instruments and consumables; and filtration products, which are used to remove solid, liquid, and gaseous contaminants. The company’s Dental segment offers consumables, equipment, and services to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums, and supporting bone. The company’s Industrial Technologies segment provides equipment, consumables, and software for various printing, marking, coding, packaging, design, and color management applications; and a range of electromechanical and electronic motion control products. This segment also offers devices that sense, monitor and control operational or manufacturing variables; instruments, controls, and monitoring systems used in electric utilities and industrial facilities; engineered energetic materials components; and supplemental braking systems for commercial vehicles. The company was formerly known as Diversified Mortgage Investors, Inc. and changed its name to Danaher Corporation in 1984. Danaher Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia.

FedEx Corporation (FDX) saw its value decrease by -2.14% as the stock dropped $-4.14 to finish the day at a closing price of $189.11. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $122.78-$201.57 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $186.16 to $190.48 during the day, are up by 8.75% in the past three months and up by 17.5% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.06% above its 20 day moving average and -1% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $210.1 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 48.18.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

FedEx Corporation provides transportation, e-commerce, and business services in the United States and internationally. The company’s FedEx Express segment provides various shipping services for the delivery of packages and freight; international trade services specializing in customs brokerage, and ocean and air freight forwarding services; assistance with the customs-trade partnership against terrorism program; and customs clearance services, as well as an information tool that allows customers to track and manage imports. This segment also publishes customs duty and tax information; and offers critical inventory logistics, transportation management, and temperature-controlled transportation services, as well as international express transportation, small-package ground delivery, and freight transportation services. Its FedEx Ground segment provides business and residential money-back guaranteed ground package delivery services; and consolidates and delivers low-weight and less time-sensitive business-to-consumer packages, as well as offers third-party logistics services. The company’s FedEx Freight segment offers less-than-truckload freight, and freight-shipping services. As of May 31, 2016, this segment operated approximately 65,000 vehicles and trailers from a network of approximately 370 service centers. Its FedEx Services segment provides sale, marketing, information technology, communication, customer, technical support, billing and collection, and other back-office support services; FedEx Mobile, a suite of solutions to track packages, create shipping labels, view account-specific rate quotes, and access drop-off location information; access to copying and digital printing through retail and Web-based platforms, signs and graphics, professional finishing, computer rentals, and ground shipping and time-definite express shipping services; and packing services, supplies, and boxes. The company was founded in 1971 and is based in Memphis, Tennessee.

 

Stocks on the Move: Danaher Corporation (DHR), First Data Corporation (FDC), Dollar General Corporation (DG)

Danaher Corporation (DHR) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.21% or $0.17 to close the day at $80.96 on light trading volume of 2.28M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.24M. The Washington District of Columbia 20037 based company has been outperforming the diversified machinery group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 27.25%, compared to the industry which has advanced 26.9% over the same period. With RSI of 58.2, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $89.26, making it a hold for now.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Its Test & Measurement segment provides instruments products; services and products that help to convert concepts into finished products; professional tools; and wheel service equipment. The company’s Environmental segment provides instrumentation and disinfection systems; and solutions and services focused on fuel dispensing, remote fuel management, point-of-sale and payment system, environmental compliance, vehicle tracking, and fleet management. Its Life Sciences & Diagnostics segment offers chemistry systems, immunoassay systems, hematology and flow cytometry products, microbiology systems, and systems and workflow automations solutions. This segment also provides professional microscopes; mass spectrometers; bioanalytical measurement systems; workflow instruments and consumables; and filtration products, which are used to remove solid, liquid, and gaseous contaminants. The company’s Dental segment offers consumables, equipment, and services to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums, and supporting bone. The company’s Industrial Technologies segment provides equipment, consumables, and software for various printing, marking, coding, packaging, design, and color management applications; and a range of electromechanical and electronic motion control products. This segment also offers devices that sense, monitor and control operational or manufacturing variables; instruments, controls, and monitoring systems used in electric utilities and industrial facilities; engineered energetic materials components; and supplemental braking systems for commercial vehicles. The company was formerly known as Diversified Mortgage Investors, Inc. and changed its name to Danaher Corporation in 1984. Danaher Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia.

First Data Corporation (FDC) fell -1.34% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.21 to finish the day at $15.47 with about 2.26M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.52M. The $14.09B market cap company, which fluctuated between $15.43 and $15.72 during the day, currently situated 84.83% above its 52 week low of $8.37 and -3.97% away from its one year high of $16.11. The RSI of 52.55 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

First Data Corporation provides electronic commerce solutions for merchants, financial institutions, and card issuers worldwide. It operates through three segments: Global Business Solutions, Global Financial Solutions, and Network & Security Solutions. The Global Business Solutions segment offers retail point-of-sale merchant acquiring and e-commerce services; and next-generation offerings, such as mobile payment services and webstore-in-a-box solutions, as well as its cloud-based Clover point-of-sale operating system, which includes a marketplace for proprietary and third-party business applications. The Global Financial Solutions segment provides credit solutions for bank and non-bank issuers, including credit and retail private-label card processing solutions; and licensed financial software systems, such as VisionPLUS bank processing application and lending solutions. This segment also offers a suite of related services, including card personalization and embossing, statement printing, client service, and remittance processing services to financial institutions. The Network & Security Solutions segment provides various value-added solutions, which include electronic funds transfer network solutions, such as debit card processing solutions; stored value network solutions; and security and fraud management solutions. This segment also supports its online and mobile banking digital strategies, and its business supporting mobile wallets. First Data Corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dollar General Corporation (DG) saw its value decrease by -1.92% as the stock dropped $-1.38 to finish the day at a closing price of $70.31. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $66.5-$96.88 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $70.11 to $72.2 during the day, are up by 3.32% in the past three months and down by -25.54% over the past six months. It is currently trading -3.89% below its 20 day moving average and -6.46% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $79.94 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 35.21. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products comprising paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food products, such as cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; perishables consisting of milk, eggs, bread, frozen meals, beer, and wine; snacks that comprise candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, such as over-the-counter medicines, as well as soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene, and foot care products; pet products, which include pet supplies and pet food; and tobacco products. It also provides seasonal products, including decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery products, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware products, and automotive and home office supplies; and home products consisting of kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen products, beds, and bath soft goods. In addition, the company offers apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. As of August 13, 2016, it operated 13,000 stores located in 43 states. The company was formerly known as J.L. Turner & Son, Inc. and changed its name to Dollar General Corporation in 1968. Dollar General Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

 

Equities Trend Analysis: Danaher Corporation (DHR), Simon Property Group, Inc. (SPG), American Tower Corporation (AMT)

Danaher Corporation (DHR) grew with the stock adding 1.25% or $1 to close at $81.03 on light trading volume of 2.08M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.28M. The Washington District of Columbia 20037 based company operating under the Diversified Machinery industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 27.04% up for the period and up by 4.1% so far this year. With price target of $89.26 and a 32.4% rebound from 52-week low, Danaher Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Its Test & Measurement segment provides instruments products; services and products that help to convert concepts into finished products; professional tools; and wheel service equipment. The company’s Environmental segment provides instrumentation and disinfection systems; and solutions and services focused on fuel dispensing, remote fuel management, point-of-sale and payment system, environmental compliance, vehicle tracking, and fleet management. Its Life Sciences & Diagnostics segment offers chemistry systems, immunoassay systems, hematology and flow cytometry products, microbiology systems, and systems and workflow automations solutions. This segment also provides professional microscopes; mass spectrometers; bioanalytical measurement systems; workflow instruments and consumables; and filtration products, which are used to remove solid, liquid, and gaseous contaminants. The company’s Dental segment offers consumables, equipment, and services to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums, and supporting bone. The company’s Industrial Technologies segment provides equipment, consumables, and software for various printing, marking, coding, packaging, design, and color management applications; and a range of electromechanical and electronic motion control products. This segment also offers devices that sense, monitor and control operational or manufacturing variables; instruments, controls, and monitoring systems used in electric utilities and industrial facilities; engineered energetic materials components; and supplemental braking systems for commercial vehicles. The company was formerly known as Diversified Mortgage Investors, Inc. and changed its name to Danaher Corporation in 1984. Danaher Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia.

Simon Property Group, Inc. (SPG) had a active trading with around 2.06M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.66M. The stock traded between $182.09 and $184.22 before closing at the price of $182.4 with -0.94% change on the day. The Indianapolis Indiana 46204 based company is currently trading 7.11% above its 52 week low of $173.11 and -19.04% below its 52 week high of $229.1. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $214.85 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Simon Property Group, Inc. is an equity real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets across the globe. It engages in investment, ownership, management, and development of properties. It primarily invests in regional malls, premium outlets, mills, and community/lifestyle centers to create its portfolio. Simon Property Group, Inc. was founded in 1960 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana, with additional office in New York, New York.

American Tower Corporation (AMT) saw its value decrease by -0.62% as the stock dropped $-0.65 to finish the day at a closing price of $103.92. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $83.07-$118.26 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $103.69 to $104.89 during the day, are down by -10.5% in the past three months and down by -10.23% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.16% below its 20 day moving average and -0.67% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $130.47 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 43.26.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

American Tower Corporation is a real estate investment trust. It invests in the real estate markets across the globe. The firm engages in leasing of space on multi-tenant communications sites to wireless service providers, radio and television broadcast companies, wireless data and data providers, government agencies and municipalities and tenants in a number of other industries. American Tower Corporation was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Amgen Inc. (AMGN), Danaher Corporation (DHR), LKQ Corporation (LKQ)

Amgen Inc. (AMGN) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.57% or $-0.87 to close the day at $151.85 on light trading volume of 3.03M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.19M. The Thousand Oaks California 91320 based company has been outperforming the biotechnology group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 1.58%, compared to the industry which has advanced 1.12% over the same period. With RSI of 49.69, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $181.73, making it a hold for now.

Amgen Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and delivers human therapeutics worldwide. It offers products for the treatment of illness in the areas of oncology/hematology, cardiovascular, inflammation, bone health, nephrology, and neuroscience. The company’s products include Neulasta, a pegylated protein for the treatment of cancer patients; NEUPOGEN, a recombinant-methionyl human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor for reducing the incidence of infection for patients with non-myeloid malignancies; and Enbrel to treat rheumatoid arthritis, plaque psoriasis, and psoriatic arthritis. Its products also comprise EPOGEN to treat a lower-than-normal number of red blood cells caused by chronic kidney disease (CKD) in patients on dialysis; Aranesp for treating anemia; XGEVA for the prevention of skeletal-related events; Prolia to treat postmenopausal women with osteoporosis; Repatha for the treatment of cholesterol; and Sensipar/Mimpara products for use in the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in CKD patients on dialysis. The company’s other marketed products include Kyprolis, a proteasome inhibitor to treat patients with multiple myeloma and small-cell lung cancer; Nplate, a thrombopoietic compound; Vectibix, a human monoclonal antibody; and BLINCYTO for the treatment of patients with Philadelphia chromosome-negative relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia. It also develops various products that are in various clinical trials. The company serves pharmaceutical wholesale distributors; and physicians or their clinics, dialysis centers, hospitals, and pharmacies, as well as consumers. It has collaborative agreements with Xencor, Inc; UCB; Novartis AG; Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc; Advaxis, Inc.; Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.; Biocartis Group NV; and Nuevolution AB. The company also has a strategic collaboration with Immatics Biotechnologies GmbH. Amgen Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California.

Danaher Corporation (DHR) climbed 0.04% during last trading as the stock added $0.03 to finish the day at $80.03 with about 3.01M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.29M. The $55.4B market cap company, which fluctuated between $78.97 and $80.44 during the day, currently situated 30.77% above its 52 week low of $62.82 and -2.85% away from its one year high of $82.64. The RSI of 51.8 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Its Test & Measurement segment provides instruments products; services and products that help to convert concepts into finished products; professional tools; and wheel service equipment. The company’s Environmental segment provides instrumentation and disinfection systems; and solutions and services focused on fuel dispensing, remote fuel management, point-of-sale and payment system, environmental compliance, vehicle tracking, and fleet management. Its Life Sciences & Diagnostics segment offers chemistry systems, immunoassay systems, hematology and flow cytometry products, microbiology systems, and systems and workflow automations solutions. This segment also provides professional microscopes; mass spectrometers; bioanalytical measurement systems; workflow instruments and consumables; and filtration products, which are used to remove solid, liquid, and gaseous contaminants. The company’s Dental segment offers consumables, equipment, and services to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums, and supporting bone. The company’s Industrial Technologies segment provides equipment, consumables, and software for various printing, marking, coding, packaging, design, and color management applications; and a range of electromechanical and electronic motion control products. This segment also offers devices that sense, monitor and control operational or manufacturing variables; instruments, controls, and monitoring systems used in electric utilities and industrial facilities; engineered energetic materials components; and supplemental braking systems for commercial vehicles. The company was formerly known as Diversified Mortgage Investors, Inc. and changed its name to Danaher Corporation in 1984. Danaher Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia.

LKQ Corporation (LKQ) saw its value decrease by -0.57% as the stock dropped $-0.18 to finish the day at a closing price of $31.48. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $23.95-$36.35 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $31.46 to $31.88 during the day, are down by -4.23% in the past three months and down by -6.37% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.56% above its 20 day moving average and -2.23% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $38.91 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 46.32. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

LKQ Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, distributes replacement parts, components, and systems used in the repair and maintenance of vehicles in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally. It operates in five segments: Wholesale – North America; Europe; Specialty; Glass; and Self Service. The company distributes various products, including aftermarket collision and mechanical products; recycled collision and mechanical products; and refurbished collision products, including wheels, bumper covers and lights, and remanufactured engines. It also offers recycled products, such as engines, transmissions, and door assemblies; sheet metal products comprising trunk lids, fenders and hoods, lights, and bumper assemblies; and refurbish products consisting of wheels, lights, plastic bumpers, and chrome bumpers, as well as heavy-duty truck products. In addition, the company sells scrap metal and other materials to recyclers; and extracts and sells the precious metals contained in various of recycled parts, such as catalytic converters. Further, it sells parts from older cars and light-duty trucks directly to consumers; and operates self service retail facilities that sell recycled automotive products from end-of-life-vehicles under the LKQ Pick Your Part name. Additionally, the company distributes and markets trucks and off-roads; speed and performance, and towing equipment and accessories; recreational vehicles; wheels, tires, and performance handling products; and miscellaneous accessories. It also manufactures and distributes automotive glass products; and distributes specialty vehicle aftermarket products and accessories. It primarily serves collision and mechanical repair shops, new and used car dealerships, metal recyclers, and specialty vehicle retailers and equipment installers, as well as retail customers. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

 

Stocks Roundup: DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. (XRAY), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL), Danaher Corporation (DHR)

DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. (XRAY) retreated with the stock falling -0.75% or $-0.42 to close at $55.59 on active trading volume of 2.38M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.63M. The York Pennsylvania 17405 based company operating under the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -2.85% down for the period and down by -3.71% so far this year. With price target of $67.33 and a 4.58% rebound from 52-week low, DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

DENTSPLY International Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets various consumable dental products for the professional dental market in the United States and internationally. The company provides dental consumable products, including dental anesthetics, prophylaxis paste, dental sealants, impression materials, restorative materials, tooth whiteners, and topical fluoride; and small equipment products comprising dental handpieces, intraoral curing light systems, dental diagnostic systems, and ultrasonic scalers and polishers. It also offers dental laboratory products, such as dental prosthetics that include artificial teeth, precious metal dental alloys, dental ceramics, and crown and bridge materials, as well as computer aided design and machining ceramic systems, and porcelain furnaces. In addition, the company provides dental specialty products, which include endodontic instruments and materials, implants and related products, 3D digital scanning and treatment planning software, and dental and orthodontic appliances and accessories. Further, it offers consumable medical device products, such as urology catheters, various surgical products, medical drills, and other products. The company markets and sells its dental products through distributors, dealers, and importers to dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, dental laboratories, and dental schools; and medical products directly, as well as through distributors to urologists, urology nurses, and general practitioners. DENTSPLY International Inc. was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in York, Pennsylvania.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) had a active trading with around 2.37M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.9M. The stock traded between $84.52 and $85.18 before closing at the price of $84.96 with -0.09% change on the day. The Miami Florida 33132 based company is currently trading 35.32% above its 52 week low of $64.21 and -2.1% below its 52 week high of $86.84. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $92.68 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. operates as a cruise company. The company operates cruises under the Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises, CDF Croisières de France, and TUI Cruises brand names. The Royal Caribbean International brand provides cruise itineraries ranging from 2 to 24 nights with options for onboard dining, entertainment, and other onboard activities to various destinations. The Celebrity Cruises brand offers cruise itineraries ranging from 2 to 18 nights to various destinations; and operates onboard upscale ships that offer accommodations, fine dining, personalized services, and spa facilities. The Azamara Club Cruises brand offers cruise itineraries ranging from 3 to 20 nights that serve the up-market segment of the North American, the United Kingdom, and Australian markets. The Pullmantur brand provides cruise itineraries ranging from 2 to 15 nights with food and entertainment options for families and couples. The CDF Croisières de France brand offers seasonal itineraries to the Mediterranean, Europe, and Caribbean markets. The TUI Cruises brand provides onboard activities, services, shore excursions, and menu offerings for the German cruise market. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 44 ships with itineraries ranging from 2 to 24 nights on approximately 490 destinations worldwide. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

Danaher Corporation (DHR) saw its value decrease by -0.66% as the stock dropped $-0.53 to finish the day at a closing price of $80. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $61.6-$82.64 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $79.86 to $80.5 during the day, are down by -0.07% in the past three months and down by -1.21% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.28% above its 20 day moving average and 1.1% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $89.26 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 50.62.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Its Test & Measurement segment provides instruments products; services and products that help to convert concepts into finished products; professional tools; and wheel service equipment. The company’s Environmental segment provides instrumentation and disinfection systems; and solutions and services focused on fuel dispensing, remote fuel management, point-of-sale and payment system, environmental compliance, vehicle tracking, and fleet management. Its Life Sciences & Diagnostics segment offers chemistry systems, immunoassay systems, hematology and flow cytometry products, microbiology systems, and systems and workflow automations solutions. This segment also provides professional microscopes; mass spectrometers; bioanalytical measurement systems; workflow instruments and consumables; and filtration products, which are used to remove solid, liquid, and gaseous contaminants. The company’s Dental segment offers consumables, equipment, and services to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums, and supporting bone. The company’s Industrial Technologies segment provides equipment, consumables, and software for various printing, marking, coding, packaging, design, and color management applications; and a range of electromechanical and electronic motion control products. This segment also offers devices that sense, monitor and control operational or manufacturing variables; instruments, controls, and monitoring systems used in electric utilities and industrial facilities; engineered energetic materials components; and supplemental braking systems for commercial vehicles. The company was formerly known as Diversified Mortgage Investors, Inc. and changed its name to Danaher Corporation in 1984. Danaher Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia.