Stocks Under Consideration: Emerson Electric Co. (EMR), U.S. Bancorp (USB), Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)

Emerson Electric Co. (EMR) retreated with the stock falling -1.3% or $-0.83 to close at $62.9 on active trading volume of 6.23M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.68M. The St. Louis Missouri 63136 based company operating under the Industrial Electrical Equipment industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 34.73% up for the period and up by 13.68% so far this year. With price target of $57.76 and a 42.14% rebound from 52-week low, Emerson Electric Co. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Emerson Electric Co. designs and manufactures products, and delivers services to industrial, commercial, and consumer markets worldwide. The company’s Process Management segment offers systems and software; measurement and analytical instrumentation; valves, actuators, and regulators; industry services and solutions; and digital plant architecture solutions. It also provides consulting services for precision measurement, control, monitoring, asset optimization, and safety and reliability of oil and gas reservoirs and plants. This segment serves oil and gas, refining, chemicals, power generation, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, pulp and paper, metal and mining, and municipal water supplies markets. Its Industrial Automation segment provides fluid power and control products; electrical distribution equipment; and materials joining and precision cleaning products, as well as hermetic motors. The company’s Climate Technologies segment supplies compressors, temperature sensors and controls, thermostats, flow controls, and remote monitoring technology and services to residential heating and cooling, commercial air conditioning, commercial and industrial refrigeration, and marine control areas. Its Commercial & Residential Solutions segment provides tools for professionals and homeowners; home storage systems; and appliance solutions. The company was formerly known as The Emerson Electric Manufacturing Company and changed its name to Emerson Electric Co. in 2000. Emerson Electric Co. was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

U.S. Bancorp (USB) had a light trading with around 6.2M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.92M. The stock traded between $54.55 and $55.08 before closing at the price of $55.01 with -0.24% change on the day. The Minneapolis Minnesota 55402 based company is currently trading 50.46% above its 52 week low of $37.48 and -0.65% below its 52 week high of $55.37. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $54 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

U.S. Bancorp, a financial services holding company, provides a range of financial services in the United States. It offers depository services, which include checking accounts, savings accounts, and time certificate contracts; and lending services, such as traditional credit products, as well as credit card services, leasing financing, import/export trade, asset-backed lending, agricultural finance, and other products. The company also provides ancillary services, including capital markets, treasury management, and receivable lock-box collection services to corporate customers; and a range of asset management and fiduciary services for individuals, estates, foundations, business corporations, and charitable organizations. In addition, it offers investment and insurance products to the company’s customers principally within its markets, as well as fund administration services to a range of mutual and other funds. Further, the company provides corporate and purchasing card, and corporate trust services; and merchant processing services, as well as offers cash and investment management, ATM processing, mortgage banking, and brokerage and leasing services. It serves individuals, businesses, institutional organizations, governmental entities, and other financial institutions. The company offers its services through a network of 3,133 banking offices primarily in the Midwest and West regions of the United States; and a network of 4,936 ATMs, as well as through on-line services and over mobile devices. U.S. Bancorp was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) saw its value decrease by -0.27% as the stock dropped $-0.12 to finish the day at a closing price of $44.11. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $18.07-$50.69 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $44.03 to $45.23 during the day, are down by -1.86% in the past three months and up by 2.12% over the past six months. It is currently trading -3.32% below its 20 day moving average and -5.17% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $53.11 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 40.57.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, primarily engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States and Canada. It operates approximately 19,000 wells. The company also offers midstream energy services, including gathering, transmission, processing, fractionation, and marketing to producers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, and condensate through its natural gas pipelines, plants, and treatment facilities. Devon Energy Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Devon Energy Corporation (DVN), EQT Corporation (EQT), EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG)

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.5% or $0.68 to close the day at $45.94 on light trading volume of 3.36M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.41M. The Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73102 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 119.37%, compared to the industry which has advanced 52.17% over the same period. With RSI of 50.34, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $53.11, making it a hold for now.

Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, primarily engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States and Canada. It operates approximately 19,000 wells. The company also offers midstream energy services, including gathering, transmission, processing, fractionation, and marketing to producers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, and condensate through its natural gas pipelines, plants, and treatment facilities. Devon Energy Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

EQT Corporation (EQT) climbed 1.09% during last trading as the stock added $0.68 to finish the day at $63.21 with about 1.04M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.96M. The $10.82B market cap company, which fluctuated between $62.08 and $63.26 during the day, currently situated 16.73% above its 52 week low of $54.22 and -21.52% away from its one year high of $80.61. The RSI of 47.83 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

EQT Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated energy company in the United States. The company operates through three segments: EQT Production, EQT Gathering, and EQT Transmission. The EQT Production segment engages in the exploration for, development, and production of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and crude oil primarily in the Appalachian Basin. As of December 31, 2016, this segment had 13.5 trillion cubic feet of proved natural gas, NGL, and crude oil reserves across approximately 3.6 million gross acres comprising approximately 790,000 gross acres in the Marcellus play. The EQT Gathering is involved in natural gas gathering activities. As of December 31, 2016, this segment operates approximately 300 miles of high pressure gathering lines with approximately 1.8 billion cubic feet of total firm gathering capacity and various interconnect points; and approximately 1,500 miles of FERC-regulated low pressure gathering lines. The EQT Transmission segment engages in natural gas transmission and storage activities. As of December 31, 2016, this segment operates approximately 950-mile FERC-regulated interstate pipeline that connects to six interstate pipelines and multiple distribution companies. EQT Corporation was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) saw its value increase by 0.88% as the stock gained $0.88 to finish the day at a closing price of $101.23. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $62.53-$109.37 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $99.02 to $101.48 during the day, are up by 10.92% in the past three months and up by 12.17% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.8% below its 20 day moving average and -1.79% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $112.56 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 47.72. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

EOG Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. The company’s principal producing areas are located in New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming in the United States; and Canada, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, and the People’s Republic of China. As of December 31, 2015, it had total estimated net proved reserves of 2,118 million barrels of oil equivalent, including 1,098 million barrels (MMBbl) crude oil and condensate reserves; 383 MMBbl of natural gas liquid reserves; and 3,825 billion cubic feet of natural gas reserves. EOG Resources, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA), Devon Energy Corporation (DVN), Western Digital Corporation (WDC)

Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA) grew with the stock adding 1.86% or $0.52 to close at $28.48 on active trading volume of 2.92M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.74M. The Silver Spring Maryland 20910 based company operating under the CATV Systems industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 17.06% up for the period and up by 3.9% so far this year. With price target of $27.8 and a 20.37% rebound from 52-week low, Discovery Communications, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Discovery Communications, Inc. operates as a media company worldwide. It operates through U.S. Networks; International Networks; and Education and Other segments. The company owns and operates various television networks under the Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science, Velocity, Discovery Family, American Heroes, Destination America, Discovery Life, Oprah Winfrey Network, Eurosport, DMAX, and Discovery Kids brands. Its content spans genres, including survival, exploration, sports, lifestyle, general entertainment, heroes, adventure, crime and investigation, health, and kids. The company also develops and sells curriculum-based education products and services comprising online suite of curriculum-based VOD tools, professional development services, and digital textbooks, as well as student assessments; and publishes hard copy curriculum-based content for K-12 schools. In addition, it operates production studios that develop content for television service providers, as well as Websites. The company provides content through various distribution platforms, including pay-TV, free-to-air and broadcast television, digital distribution arrangements, and content licensing agreements, as well as various platforms, such as brand-aligned Websites, Web-native networks, on-line streaming, mobile devices, video on demand (VOD), and broadband channels. As of December 31, 2015, it operated approximately 380 distribution feeds in 40 languages internationally. The company is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) gained $0.66 to close the day at a new closing price of $45.41, a 1.47% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 155.12% above its 52 week low of $18.07. A total of 2.89M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.46M. The stock, which fluctuated between $45 and $45.94 during the day, currently situated -10.3% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -4.2% in the past one month and up by 4.23% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $53.11 and RSI of 45.93, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, primarily engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States and Canada. It operates approximately 19,000 wells. The company also offers midstream energy services, including gathering, transmission, processing, fractionation, and marketing to producers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, and condensate through its natural gas pipelines, plants, and treatment facilities. Devon Energy Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) shares were down in last trading by -0.88% to $77.36. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.24% over the past week and grew 8.27% in the past month. It is currently trading 8.83% above its 50 day moving average and 41.52% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -5.28% decrease in value from its one year high of $81.67. The RSI indicator value of 58.74, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Western Digital Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells data storage devices and solutions worldwide. It offers performance hard disk drives (HDDs) that are used in enterprise servers, data analysis, and other enterprise applications; capacity HDDs and drive configurations for use in data storage systems and tiered storage models, as well as for use in storage of data for years; and enterprise solid state drives (SSDs), including NAND-flash SSDs and software solutions that are designed to enhance the performance in various enterprise workload environments. The company also provides InfiniFlash System, a system solution that offers petabyte scalable capacity with performance metrics; higher value data storage platforms and systems; datacenter software and systems; and HDDs and SSDs for desktop PCs, notebook PCs, gaming consoles, set top boxes, security surveillance systems, and other computing devices. In addition, it offers embedded NAND-flash storage products, including custom embedded solutions; and iNAND embedded flash products, such as multi-chip package solutions that combine NAND and mobile dynamic random-access memory in an integrated package for mobile phones, tablets, notebook PCs, and other portable and wearable devices, as well as in automotive and connected home applications, and NAND-flash wafers. Further, it provides HDDs embedded into WD- and HGST-branded external storage products; and NAND-flash products, which include cards, universal serial bus flash drives, and wireless drives. Additionally, the company licenses its technologies. The company sells its products under the HGST, SanDisk, and WD brands to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), distributors, resellers, cloud infrastructure players, and retailers. It serves storage subsystem suppliers, OEMs, Internet and social media infrastructure players, and PC and Mac OEMs. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: V.F. Corporation (VFC), Devon Energy Corporation (DVN), American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL)

V.F. Corporation (VFC) saw its value increase by 1.59% as the stock gained $0.77 to finish the day at a closing price of $49.09. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $48.05-$67.1 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $48.05 to $49.24 during the day, are down by -9.91% in the past three months and down by -18.83% over the past six months. It is currently trading -4.39% below its 20 day moving average and -8.06% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $57.39 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 32.16.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

V.F. Corporation engages in the design, production, procurement, marketing, and distribution of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear, and related products in the United States and Europe. The company primarily offers outdoor apparel, footwear and equipment, youth culture/action sports-inspired footwear, handbags, luggage, backpacks, totes, accessories, surfing-inspired footwear, merino wool socks, women’s activewear, and travel accessories under the The North Face, Vans, Timberland, Kipling, Napapijri, Jansport, Reef, Smartwool, Eastpak, lucy, and Eagle Creek brands. It also provides denim, casual apparel, footwear, and accessories under the Wrangler, Lee, Lee Casuals, Riders by Lee, Rustler, Timber Creek by Wrangler, and Rock & Republic brands. In addition, the company offers occupational, protective occupational, athletic, licensed athletic, and licensed apparel products under the Red Kap, Bulwark, Horace Small, Majestic, MLB, NFL, and Harley-Davidson brands; sportswear apparel, luggage, and accessories under the Nautica brand; and handbags, luggage, backpacks, totes, and accessories under the Kipling brand. Further, it provides premium denim apparel, footwear, and accessories under the 7 For All Mankind, Splendid, and Ella Moss brands. The company sells its products primarily to specialty stores, department stores, national chains, and mass merchants, as well as sells through company operated stores, concession retail stores, and e-commerce sites. V.F. Corporation was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) shares were down in last trading by -0.18% to $44.06. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -3.25% over the past week and fell -5.41% in the past month. It is currently trading -5.41% below its 50 day moving average and 7.33% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -12.97% decrease in value from its one year high of $50.69. The RSI indicator value of 36.93, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, primarily engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States and Canada. It operates approximately 19,000 wells. The company also offers midstream energy services, including gathering, transmission, processing, fractionation, and marketing to producers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, and condensate through its natural gas pipelines, plants, and treatment facilities. Devon Energy Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) traded within a range of $44.51 to $45.26 after opening the day at $45.26. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -3.49% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.24% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $45.06 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -11.02% below its 52 week high of $50.64 and 82.33% above its 12-month low of $24.85. The shares are up by over 8.6% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 43.08 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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

 

Stocks To Track: The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX), Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH), Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)

The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) fell -0.19% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.14 to finish the day at $75.33 with about 3.72M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.54M. The $49.23B market cap company, which fluctuated between $74.94 and $75.64 during the day, currently situated 14.23% above its 52 week low of $67.41 and -9.61% away from its one year high of $83.64. The RSI of 48.24 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

The TJX Companies, Inc. operates as an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Marmaxx, HomeGoods, TJX Canada, and TJX International. The company sells family apparel, including footwear and accessories; home fashions, such as home basics, accent furniture, lamps, rugs, wall décor, decorative accessories, and giftware; seasonal items; jewelry; and other merchandise. It operates stores under the T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Winners, HomeSense, T.K. Maxx, and Sierra Trading Post names, as well as operates e-commerce sites tjmaxx.com, tkmaxx.com, and sierratradingpost.com. As of July 30, 2016, the company operated a total of 3,675 stores in nine countries, which included the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands, and Australia, as well as through three e-commerce sites. The TJX Companies, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH) dropped $-7.83 to close the day at a new closing price of $129.86, a -5.69% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 32.79% above its 52 week low of $99.63. A total of 3.67M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 708.44K. The stock, which fluctuated between $128 and $135.66 during the day, currently situated -8.11% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.58% in the past one month and up by 6.77% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $148.06 and RSI of 43.44, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings operates as an independent clinical laboratory company worldwide. It operates through two segments, LabCorp Diagnostics and Covance Drug Development. The company offers a range of clinical laboratory tests and procedures, such as blood chemistry analyses, urinalyses, blood cell counts, thyroid tests, Pap tests, hemoglobin A1C, PSA, STD tests, HCV tests, microbiology cultures and procedures, and alcohol and other substance-abuse tests that are used by hospitals, physicians and other healthcare providers and commercial clients to assist in the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of diseases and medical conditions through the examination of substances in blood, tissues, and other specimens. It also provides specialty testing services in the areas of allergy, diagnostic genetics, women’s health, cardiovascular disease, infectious disease, endocrinology, oncology, coagulation, pharmacogenetics, toxicology, and pain management; and esoteric testing, cancer diagnostics, and other complex procedures. In addition, the company provides drug development solutions to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, as well as laboratory testing services. Further, it provides its testing services through a sales force to the physicians, hospitals, managed care organizations, governmental agencies, employers, pharmaceutical companies, and other independent clinical laboratories. The company has collaboration with university, hospital and academic institutions, such as Duke University, The Johns Hopkins University, Boston University, Columbia University, Mt. Sinai Hospital, and Yale University to license and commercialize new diagnostic tests. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Burlington, North Carolina.

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) had a light trading with around 3.61M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.63M. The stock traded between $45.19 and $46.88 before closing at the price of $45.27 with -3.25% change on the day. The Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73102 based company is currently trading 154.33% above its 52 week low of $18.07 and -10.58% below its 52 week high of $50.69. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 43.01 and $53.09 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, primarily engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States and Canada. It operates approximately 19,000 wells. The company also offers midstream energy services, including gathering, transmission, processing, fractionation, and marketing to producers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, and condensate through its natural gas pipelines, plants, and treatment facilities. Devon Energy Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

 

Stocks Buzz: Masco Corporation (MAS), Devon Energy Corporation (DVN), Cerner Corporation (CERN)

Masco Corporation (MAS) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.78% or $-0.26 to close the day at $33 on active trading volume of 3.33M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.28M. The Taylor Michigan 48180 based company has been outperforming the general building materials group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 32.25%, compared to the industry which has advanced 47.86% over the same period. With RSI of 58.49, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $37.8, making it a hold for now.

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.

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) grew with the stock adding 0.24% or $0.11 to close at $45.65 on light trading volume of 3.27M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.81M. The Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73102 based company operating under the Independent Oil & Gas industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 74.29% up for the period and down by -0.04% so far this year. With price target of $53.06 and a 156.47% rebound from 52-week low, Devon Energy Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, primarily engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States and Canada. It operates approximately 19,000 wells. The company also offers midstream energy services, including gathering, transmission, processing, fractionation, and marketing to producers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, and condensate through its natural gas pipelines, plants, and treatment facilities. Devon Energy Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Cerner Corporation (CERN) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.45% or $-0.24 to close the day at $53.62 on lower than average trading volume of 3.26M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.55M. The North Kansas City Missouri 64117 based company has been outperforming the healthcare information services companies by -6.5052% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 13.19% YTD, versus the healthcare information services industry which is up 8.64% for the same period. The RSI of 67.93 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Cerner Corporation designs, develops, markets, installs, hosts, and supports health care information technology, health care devices, hardware, and content solutions for health care organizations and consumers in the United States and internationally. The company offers Cerner Millennium architecture, which includes clinical, financial, and management information systems that allow providers to access an individual’s electronic health record at the point of care, and organizes and delivers information for physicians, nurses, laboratory technicians, pharmacists, front- and back-office professionals, and consumers. It also provides HealtheIntent platform, a cloud-based platform that enables organizations to aggregate, transform, and reconcile data across the continuum of care, as well as assists to enhance outcomes and lower costs. In addition, the company offers a portfolio of clinical and financial health care information technology solutions, as well as departmental, connectivity, population health, and care coordination solutions; and various complementary services, including support, hosting, managed, implementation, and strategic consulting services. Further, it provides various services, such as implementation and training, remote hosting, operational management, revenue cycle, support and maintenance, health care data analysis, clinical process optimization, transaction processing, employer health centers, employee wellness programs, and third party administrator services for employer-based health plans; and complementary hardware and devices for third parties. It serves integrated delivery networks, physician groups and networks, managed care organizations, hospitals, medical centers, reference laboratories, home health agencies, blood banks, imaging centers, pharmacies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, employers, governments, and public health organizations. Cerner Corporation was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in North Kansas City, Missouri.

 

Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: Devon Energy Corporation (DVN), Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM)

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) climbed 1.04% during last trading as the stock added $0.47 to finish the day at $45.54 with about 3.49M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.94M. The $23.84B market cap company, which fluctuated between $44.58 and $45.56 during the day, currently situated 155.85% above its 52 week low of $18.07 and -10.05% away from its one year high of $50.69. The RSI of 42.21 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, primarily engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States and Canada. It operates approximately 19,000 wells. The company also offers midstream energy services, including gathering, transmission, processing, fractionation, and marketing to producers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, and condensate through its natural gas pipelines, plants, and treatment facilities. Devon Energy Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) dropped $-0.11 to close the day at a new closing price of $67.77, a -0.16% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 11.67% above its 52 week low of $63.14. A total of 5.54M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 5.11M. The stock, which fluctuated between $67.33 and $68.09 during the day, currently situated -12.05% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -5.35% in the past one month and down by -6.95% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $77.08 and RSI of 37.08, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and gas properties in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Oil and Gas, Chemical, and Midstream and Marketing. The Oil and Gas segment explores for, develops, and produces oil and condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and natural gas. The Chemical segment manufactures and markets basic chemicals, including chlorine, caustic soda, chlorinated organics, potassium chemicals, ethylene dichloride, chlorinated isocyanurates, sodium silicates, and calcium chloride; vinyls comprising vinyl chloride monomer and polyvinyl chloride; and other chemicals, such as resorcinol. The Midstream and Marketing segment gathers, processes, transports, stores, purchases, and markets oil, condensate, NGLs, natural gas, carbon dioxide, and power. This segment also trades around its assets consisting of transportation and storage capacity, as well as oil, NGLs, gas, and other commodities. Occidental Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) had a light trading with around 7.72M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.32M. The stock traded between $35.81 and $36.35 before closing at the price of $36.28 with 3.75% change on the day. The Greenwood Village Colorado 80111 based company is currently trading 85.8% above its 52 week low of $20.3 and -21.08% below its 52 week high of $46.07. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 60.86 and $39.88 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Newmont Mining Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates in the mining industry. The company primarily acquires, develops, explores for, and produces gold. It also explores for silver and copper properties. The company’s operations and/or assets are located in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, and Suriname. As of December 31, 2015, it had proven and probable gold reserves of 73.7 million ounces and an aggregate land position of approximately 20,000 square miles. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

 

Stocks To Track: Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR), Devon Energy Corporation (DVN), Time Warner Inc. (TWX)

Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR) fell -2.88% during last trading as the stock lost $-9.6 to finish the day at $323.55 with about 2.75M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.99M. The $87.58B market cap company, which fluctuated between $316.96 and $334.12 during the day, currently situated 107.23% above its 52 week low of $156.13 and -5.26% away from its one year high of $341.5. The RSI of 70.12 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Charter Communications, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides cable services in the United States. The company offers various entertainment, information, and communications solutions to residential and commercial customers. Its video service offerings include a package of basic video programming, video on demand, subscription on demand, pay-per-view, high definition television, digital video recorder, Spectrum TV app on mobile devices, Spectrum TV app on immobile devices, and Spectrum guide services. The company also provides Internet services, such as residential Internet services; Charter.net, an Internet portal that provides multiple e-mail addresses; and Charter Security Suite that protects computers from viruses and spyware, as well as offers parental control features. In addition, it offers voice communications services using voice over Internet protocol technology; and broadband communications solutions, such as Internet access, data networking, fiber connectivity, video entertainment, and business telephone services to cellular towers and office buildings for business and carrier organizations. Further, the company sells local advertising on digital advertising networks and satellite-delivered networks. As of December 31, 2015, it served approximately 6.7 million residential, and small and medium business customers; approximately 4.3 million residential video customers; approximately 5.2 million residential Internet customers; approximately 2.6 million residential voice service customers; and approximately 671,000 small and medium business primary service units (PSUs) and 30,000 enterprise PSUs. Charter Communications, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) dropped $-0.51 to close the day at a new closing price of $46.64, a -1.08% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 162.03% above its 52 week low of $18.07. A total of 2.73M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.94M. The stock, which fluctuated between $46.26 and $46.89 during the day, currently situated -7.87% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -0.43% in the past one month and up by 16.16% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $53.06 and RSI of 53.36, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, primarily engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States and Canada. It operates approximately 19,000 wells. The company also offers midstream energy services, including gathering, transmission, processing, fractionation, and marketing to producers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, and condensate through its natural gas pipelines, plants, and treatment facilities. Devon Energy Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Time Warner Inc. (TWX) had a light trading with around 2.72M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.1M. The stock traded between $95.77 and $96.38 before closing at the price of $96.38 with 0.31% change on the day. The New York New York 10019 based company is currently trading 77.23% above its 52 week low of $55.53 and -0.85% below its 52 week high of $97.21. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 59.43 and $103.98 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

 

Stocks To Track: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL), Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) climbed 1.91% during last trading as the stock added $1.64 to finish the day at $87.67 with about 3.4M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.93M. The $18.71B market cap company, which fluctuated between $86.48 and $88.23 during the day, currently situated 39.64% above its 52 week low of $64.21 and 1.03% away from its one year high of $88.23. The RSI of 64.01 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) gained $0.54 to close the day at a new closing price of $45.2, a 1.21% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 47.63% above its 52 week low of $31.3. A total of 3.37M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.5M. The stock, which fluctuated between $44.87 and $45.45 during the day, currently situated -4.91% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.04% in the past one month and up by 7.1% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $45.08 and RSI of 55.05, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. Its Agricultural Services segment offers agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley; and resells those commodities as food and feed ingredients, and raw materials for the agricultural processing industry. The segment is also involved in structured trade finance and the processing of wheat into wheat flour. Its Corn Processing segment offers ingredients used in the food and beverage industry, including sweeteners, starch, syrup, glucose, and dextrose; bio products; alcohol, amino acids, and other food and animal feed ingredients; and ethyl alcohol for industrial use as ethanol or as beverage grade. This segment also offers corn gluten feed and meal, and distillers’ grains; vegetable oil and protein meal; formula feeds, and animal health and nutrition products; and citric acids and glycols for food and industrial products, as well as operates a sugarcane ethanol plant. The company’s Oilseeds Processing segment processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. It offers ingredients for the food, feed, energy, and industrial products industries; crude vegetable and salad oils; partially refined oils; oilseed protein meals; peanuts, tree nuts, and peanut-derived ingredients; cottonseed flour for the pharmaceutical industry; cotton cellulose pulp for the chemical, paper, and filter markets; and agricultural commodity raw materials. Its Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment offers natural flavor ingredients, flavor systems, natural colors, proteins, emulsifiers, soluble fiber, polyols, hydrocolloids, natural health and nutrition products, edible beans, and other specialty food and feed ingredients. The company is also involved in futures commission and insurance activities. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) had a light trading with around 3.36M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.01M. The stock traded between $46.14 and $47.03 before closing at the price of $46.46 with -0.28% change on the day. The Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73102 based company is currently trading 161.02% above its 52 week low of $18.07 and -8.23% below its 52 week high of $50.69. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 50.16 and $52.71 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, primarily engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States and Canada. It operates approximately 19,000 wells. The company also offers midstream energy services, including gathering, transmission, processing, fractionation, and marketing to producers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, and condensate through its natural gas pipelines, plants, and treatment facilities. Devon Energy Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

 

Stocks Under Consideration: Devon Energy Corporation (DVN), Kohl’s Corporation (KSS), Baxter International Inc. (BAX)

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) grew with the stock adding 0.37% or $0.17 to close at $46.26 on light trading volume of 3.57M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.04M. The Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73102 based company operating under the Independent Oil & Gas industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 94.22% up for the period and up by 1.29% so far this year. With price target of $52.71 and a 159.89% rebound from 52-week low, Devon Energy Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, primarily engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States and Canada. It operates approximately 19,000 wells. The company also offers midstream energy services, including gathering, transmission, processing, fractionation, and marketing to producers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, and condensate through its natural gas pipelines, plants, and treatment facilities. Devon Energy Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) had a light trading with around 3.55M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.66M. The stock traded between $40.08 and $40.92 before closing at the price of $40.53 with 0.75% change on the day. The Menomonee Falls Wisconsin 53051 based company is currently trading 23.77% above its 52 week low of $33.87 and -32.08% below its 52 week high of $59.67. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $46.29 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Kohl’s Corporation operates department stores in the United States. It offers private label, exclusive, and national brand apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty, and home products to children, men, and women customers. The company also sells its products online through Website Kohls.com. As of January 30, 2016, it operated 1,164 department stores in 49 states. Kohl’s Corporation was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.

Baxter International Inc. (BAX) saw its value decrease by -0.73% as the stock dropped $-0.34 to finish the day at a closing price of $46.23. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $34.06-$50.16 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $46.2 to $47.4 during the day, are down by -3.06% in the past three months and up by 0.85% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.05% above its 20 day moving average and 1.72% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $52.83 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 55.59.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Baxter International Inc. provides a portfolio of renal and hospital products. Its Renal segment provides products and services to treat end-stage renal disease, irreversible kidney failure, and acute kidney therapies. This segment offers a comprehensive portfolio to meet the needs of patients across the treatment continuum, including technologies and therapies for peritoneal dialysis, in-center hemodialysis (HD), home HD, continuous renal replacement therapy, and additional dialysis services. The Hospital Products segment manufactures intravenous (IV) solutions and administration sets, premixed drugs and drug-reconstitution systems, pre-filled vials and syringes for injectable drugs, IV nutrition products, infusion pumps, inhalation anesthetics, and biosurgery products. This segment also provides products and services related to pharmacy compounding, drug formulation, and packaging technologies. The company sells its products for use in hospitals, kidney dialysis centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, doctors’ offices, and by patients at home under physician supervision. Baxter International Inc. offers its products through direct sales force, independent distributors or sales agents, drug wholesalers, and specialty pharmacy or other alternate site providers in approximately 100 countries. It has a collaboration agreement with JW Holdings Corporation to co-develop and distribute parenteral nutritional products containing a novel formulation of omega 3 lipids; and agreement with Celerity Pharmaceutical, LLC to develop certain acute care generic injectable premix and oncolytic molecules. The company was founded in 1931 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.