Momentum Stocks: L Brands, Inc. (LB), Hologic, Inc. (HOLX), Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED)

L Brands, Inc. (LB) retreated with the stock falling -1.27% or $-0.74 to close at $57.48 on active trading volume of 2.97M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.5M. The Columbus Ohio 43230 based company operating under the Apparel Stores industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -28.81% down for the period and down by -11.79% so far this year. With price target of $68 and a 1.04% rebound from 52-week low, L Brands, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

L Brands, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of women’s intimate and other apparel, beauty and personal care products, and accessories. The company operates in three segments: Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, and Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works International. Its products include loungewear, bras, panties, swimwear, athletic attire, fragrances, shower gels and lotions, aromatherapy, soaps and sanitizers, home fragrances, handbags, jewelry, and personal care accessories. The company offers its products under the Victoria’s Secret, Pink, Bath & Body Works, La Senza, Henri Bendel, C.O. Bigelow, White Barn Candle Company, and other brand names. L Brands, Inc. sells its merchandise through company-owned specialty retail stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, which are primarily mall-based; through its Websites; and through franchises, licenses, and wholesale partners. As of January 31, 2016, the company operated 2,721 retail stores in the United States; 270 retail stores in Canada; and 14 retail stores in the United Kingdom. It also operated 221 La Senza stores in 29 countries; 125 Bath & Body Works stores in 30 countries; 19 Victoria’s Secret stores in 7 Middle Eastern countries; and 373 Victoria’s Secret Beauty and Accessories stores, and various small-format locations in approximately 75 countries. The company was formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc. and changed its name to L Brands, Inc. in March 2013. L Brands, Inc. was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) had a active trading with around 2.96M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.48M. The stock traded between $39.31 and $39.83 before closing at the price of $39.53 with 0.33% change on the day. The Marlborough Massachusetts 01752 based company is currently trading 21.18% above its 52 week low of $32.64 and -4.15% below its 52 week high of $41.24. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $44.97 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The Diagnostics segment provides Aptima family of assays, target capture/nucleic acid extraction technology, transcription-mediated amplification technology, hybridization protection and dual kinetic assays, Procleix family of assays for blood screening, instrumentation, Invader chemistry platform, ThinPrep system, and rapid fetal fibronectin test. The Breast Health segment offers breast imaging and related products and accessories, including digital and film-based mammography systems; computer-aided detection (CAD) for mammography; invasive breast biopsy devices; breast biopsy site markers; and breast biopsy guidance systems. This segment also provides Dimensions platform, a mammography gantry for 2D and tomosynthesis image acquisition and display; C-View that provides a 2D image; Selenia digital mammography platform; and SecurView Workstation. The GYN Surgical segment offers NovaSure system to treat women suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding; and MyoSure system for the hysteroscopic removal of fibroids. The Skeletal Health segment provides discovery and horizon X-ray bone densitometers that assess the bone density of fracture sites; and mini C-arm imaging systems to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures on a patient’s extremities, such as the hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle. The company sells its products through direct sales and service forces, and a network of independent distributors and sales representatives. Hologic, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED) saw its value increase by 0.8% as the stock gained $0.59 to finish the day at a closing price of $74.29. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $68.44-$81.88 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $73.53 to $74.49 during the day, are up by 6.25% in the past three months and down by -0.89% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.48% above its 20 day moving average and 2.39% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $72.7 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 58.61.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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.

 

Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: Cummins Inc. (CMI), Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA), Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED)

Cummins Inc. (CMI) fell -0.58% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.89 to finish the day at $151.96 with about 1.46M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.45M. The $25.5B market cap company, which fluctuated between $150.76 and $152.55 during the day, currently situated 66.92% above its 52 week low of $93.27 and -1.08% away from its one year high of $153.62. The RSI of 69.41 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, and engine-related component products. It operates through four segments: Engine, Distribution, Components, and Power Generation. The Engine segment offers various diesel and natural gas powered engines under the Cummins and other customer brand names for the heavy-and medium-duty truck, bus, recreational vehicle, light-duty automotive, agricultural, construction, mining, marine, oil and gas, rail, and governmental equipment markets. This segment also provides new parts and services, as well as remanufactured parts and engines. The Distribution segment distributes parts and filtration products, engines, and power generation products, as well as offers service solutions, including maintenance contracts, engineering services, and integrated products. The Components segment provides emission solutions, including custom engineering systems and integrated controls, oxidation catalysts, particulate filters, oxides of nitrogen reduction systems, and engineered components; turbochargers for light-duty, mid-range, heavy-duty, and high-horsepower diesel markets; air and fuel filters, fuel water separators, lube and hydraulic filters, coolants, fuel additives, and other filtration systems; and fuel systems for heavy-duty on-highway diesel engine applications, as well as remanufactures fuel systems. The Power Generation segment designs and manufactures components that make up power generation systems, including controls, alternators, transfer switches, and switchgears, as well as offers power generation systems, components, and services. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and other customers worldwide. Cummins Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Columbus, Indiana.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) gained $0.58 to close the day at a new closing price of $30.3, a 1.95% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 29.88% above its 52 week low of $23.33. A total of 9.26M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 9M. The stock, which fluctuated between $29.57 and $30.4 during the day, currently situated -4.57% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.9% in the past one month and up by 11.64% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $34.13 and RSI of 52.15, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified media and entertainment company in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Asia, Latin America, and internationally. It operates through Cable Network Programming; Television; Filmed Entertainment; and Other, Corporate and Eliminations segments. The company produces and licenses news, sports, movie, and general and factual entertainment programming for distribution primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunications companies, and online video distributors. It also broadcasts network programming; and operates 28 broadcast television stations, including 11 duopolies in the United States. In addition, the company produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in various formats and entertainment media, as well as produces and licenses television programming worldwide. Further, it offers video advertising services, including consumer engagement and on-demand marketing campaigns; and operates two San Francisco-Bay area television stations. The company was formerly known as News Corporation. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED) had a light trading with around 1.25M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.6M. The stock traded between $73.39 and $74.3 before closing at the price of $73.69 with -0.89% change on the day. The New York New York 10003 based company is currently trading 11.66% above its 52 week low of $68.44 and -7.51% below its 52 week high of $81.88. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 55.42 and $72.7 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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.

 

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.

 

Investor’s Alert: Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (AMP), Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED), Unum Group (UNM)

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (AMP) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.3% or $-1.6 to close the day at $121.58 on lower than average trading volume of 1.12M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.23M. The Minneapolis Minnesota 55474 based company has been outperforming the asset management companies by 33.1802% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 9.59% YTD, versus the asset management industry which is up 1.96% for the same period. The RSI of 62.2 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Ameriprise Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services to individual and institutional clients in the United States and internationally. The company’s Advice & Wealth Management segment provides financial planning and advice, as well as full-service brokerage services primarily to retail clients through its advisors. Its Asset Management segment offers investment management and advice, and investment products to retail, high net worth, and institutional clients through unaffiliated third party financial institutions and institutional sales force. This segment’s products include U.S. mutual funds and their non-U.S. equivalents, exchange-traded funds, variable product funds underlying insurance, and annuity separate accounts; and institutional asset management products, such as traditional asset classes, separately managed accounts, individually managed accounts, collateralized loan obligations, hedge funds, collective funds, and property funds. The company’s Annuities segment provides variable and fixed annuity products to individual clients through affiliated and unaffiliated advisors, and financial institutions. Its Protection segment offers various products to address the protection and risk management needs of retail clients, including life, disability income, and property casualty insurance through advisors and affinity relationships. The company was formerly known as American Express Financial Corporation and changed its name to Ameriprise Financial, Inc. in September 2005. Ameriprise Financial, Inc. was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED) had a light trading with around 1.12M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.67M. The stock traded between $74.62 and $75.31 before closing at the price of $75.25 with 0.99% change on the day. The New York New York 10003 based company is currently trading 12.97% above its 52 week low of $68.44 and -6.42% below its 52 week high of $81.88. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 64.64 and $72.7 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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.

Unum Group (UNM) traded within a range of $46.44 to $46.85 after opening the day at $46.63. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 7.04% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.47% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $46.82 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -1.27% below its 52 week high of $47.42 and 99.43% above its 12-month low of $23.99. The shares are up by over 28.76% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 65.79 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Unum Group, together with its subsidiaries, provides group and individual disability insurance products and services primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company operates through three segments: Unum US, Unum UK, and Colonial Life. It provides group long-term and short-term disability, group life, and accidental death and dismemberment; supplemental and voluntary products, such as individual disability and voluntary benefits products; and accident, sickness, disability, life, and cancer and critical illness products. The company also offers group pension, individual life, corporate-owned life insurance, reinsurance pools, management operations, and other product lines. In addition, it provides a portfolio of other insurance products, including life insurance, employer- and employee-paid group benefits, and other related services. The company markets its products primarily to employers for the benefit of employees. It sells its products through field sales personnel, independent brokers, and consultants, as well as independent contractor agency sales force. Unum Group was founded in 1848 and is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

 

Equities Trend Analysis: Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED), American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP), Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST)

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED) grew with the stock adding 0.13% or $0.1 to close at $74.3 on active trading volume of 1.75M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.69M. The New York New York 10003 based company operating under the Electric Utilities industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 6.96% up for the period and up by 0.84% so far this year. With price target of $72.7 and a 11.55% rebound from 52-week low, Consolidated Edison, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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.

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) had a light trading with around 1.73M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.59M. The stock traded between $63.72 and $64.41 before closing at the price of $63.82 with -0.33% change on the day. The Columbus Ohio 43215 based company is currently trading 10.24% above its 52 week low of $57.89 and -8.92% below its 52 week high of $71.32. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $67.08 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

American Electric Power Company, Inc., a public utility holding company, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers. The company generates electricity using coal and lignite, natural gas, nuclear, and hydroelectric and other energy sources. It also supplies and markets electric power at wholesale to other electric utility companies, rural electric cooperatives, municipalities, and other market participants. The company delivers electricity to approximately 5.4 million customers in 11 states. The company owns and leases approximately 4,838 railcars, 498 barges, 12 towboats, 8 harbor boats, and a coal handling terminal. American Electric Power Company, Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) saw its value increase by 0.58% as the stock gained $0.38 to finish the day at a closing price of $66.34. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $52-$69.81 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $65.66 to $66.46 during the day, are up by 8.47% in the past three months and up by 7.71% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.47% above its 20 day moving average and -0.88% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $70.92 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 51.66.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Carnival Corporation (CCL), AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (AVB), Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED)

Carnival Corporation (CCL) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.29% or $-0.16 to close the day at $55.31 on light trading volume of 1.51M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.49M. The Miami Florida 33178 based company has been outperforming the resorts & casinos group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 25.29%, compared to the industry which has advanced 33.74% over the same period. With RSI of 60.06, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $57.36, making it a hold for now.

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.

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (AVB) climbed 3.5% during last trading as the stock added $5.93 to finish the day at $175.54 with about 1.51M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 817.14K. The $24.11B market cap company, which fluctuated between $171.09 and $176.85 during the day, currently situated 12.61% above its 52 week low of $158.32 and -6.6% away from its one year high of $192.29. The RSI of 55.16 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. engages in the development, redevelopment, acquisition, ownership, and operation of multifamily communities in the United States. As of January 31, 2009, the company owned or held a direct or indirect ownership interest in 164 operating apartment communities comprising 45,728 apartment homes in 10 states and the District of Columbia. It also held a direct or indirect ownership interest in 14 communities under construction, as well as held rights to develop an additional 27 communities. The company’s markets are located in New England, the New York/New Jersey metro area, the Mid-Atlantic, the Midwest, the Pacific Northwest, and the Northern and Southern California regions of the United States. AvalonBay Communities has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust and would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was founded in 1978 and is based in Arlington, Virginia.

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED) saw its value increase by 1.55% as the stock gained $1.14 to finish the day at a closing price of $74.47. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $68.44-$81.88 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $73.17 to $74.5 during the day, are up by 1.53% in the past three months and down by -3.89% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.46% above its 20 day moving average and 2.85% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $72.7 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 60.68. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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.

 

Equities Trend Analysis: Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED), DaVita Inc. (DVA), QVC Group (QVCA)

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED) grew with the stock adding 1.49% or $1.09 to close at $74.35 on active trading volume of 2.99M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.67M. The New York New York 10003 based company operating under the Electric Utilities industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 9.5% up for the period and up by 0.91% so far this year. With price target of $72.7 and a 11.62% rebound from 52-week low, Consolidated Edison, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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.

DaVita Inc. (DVA) had a light trading with around 1.01M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.89M. The stock traded between $63.15 and $63.92 before closing at the price of $63.75 with 0.63% change on the day. The Denver Colorado 80202 based company is currently trading 16.97% above its 52 week low of $54.5 and -19.07% below its 52 week high of $78.77. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $65.2 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

DaVita Inc. provides kidney dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure or end stage renal disease (ESRD). It operates through two divisions, Kidney Care and HealthCare Partners. The company operates kidney dialysis centers and provides related lab services in outpatient dialysis centers. It also provides outpatient, hospital inpatient, and home-based hemodialysis services; owns clinical laboratories that provide routine laboratory tests for dialysis and other physician-prescribed laboratory tests for ESRD patients; and management and administrative services to outpatient dialysis centers, as well as patient and physician focused integrated health care delivery and management services. In addition, the company operates DaVita Rx, a pharmacy that provides oral medications to patients with ESRD; disease management services; vascular access services; clinical research programs; physician services; and direct primary care services. As of December 31, 2015, it provided dialysis and administrative services in the United States through a network of 2,251 outpatient dialysis centers serving approximately 180,000 patients; and operated 118 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside of the United States. Further, the company provides acute inpatient dialysis services in approximately 900 hospitals and related laboratory services in the United States. The company was formerly known as DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. and changed its name to DaVita Inc. in September 2016. DaVita Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

QVC Group (QVCA) saw its value increase by 0.05% as the stock gained $0.01 to finish the day at a closing price of $19.18. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $17.88-$27.25 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $18.79 to $19.23 during the day, are up by 4.58% in the past three months and down by -27.76% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.9% below its 20 day moving average and -4.84% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $30 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 42.63.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

QVC Group markets and sells a range of consumer products primarily through live merchandise-focused televised shopping programs, Internet, and mobile applications. The company’s Websites offers home, beauty, jewelry, accessories, and electronic products. It also operates as an online retailer of women’s, children’s, and men’s apparel, and children’s merchandise; and kitchen accessories and home décor products, as well as retails products through catalogs, and brick-and-mortar stores. In addition, the company distributes home and apparel lifestyle products under various brands, including Ballard Design, Frontgate, Garnet Hill, Grandin Road, Improvements, Chasing Fireflies, and Travelsmith. Its programming distributed products to approximately 317 million homes in the United States, Japan, Germany, Austria, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, and China. The company was formerly known as Liberty Interactive Group. QVC Group is based in Englewood, Colorado. QVC Group is a subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation.

 

Stocks Buzz: Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI), Stryker Corporation (SYK), Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED)

Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.32% or $-1.16 to close the day at $86.85 on light trading volume of 1.5M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.7M. The Houston Texas 77057 based company has been outperforming the diversified communication services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 6.63%, compared to the industry which has advanced 2.26% over the same period. With RSI of 52.85, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $101.47, making it a hold for now.

Crown Castle International Corp., together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and leases shared wireless infrastructure in the United States and Australia. The company provides towers and other structures, such as rooftops; and distributed antenna systems, a type of small cell network (small cells). It provides access, including space or capacity to its towers, small cells, and third party land interests via long-term contracts in various forms, including license, sublease, and lease agreements. In addition, the company offers network services relating to wireless infrastructure, primarily consisting of antenna installations or subsequent augmentations, as well as site development services relating to wireless infrastructure. As of December 31, 2013, it owned, leased, or managed approximately 39,600 towers in the United States, including Puerto Rico; and approximately 1,700 towers in Australia. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Stryker Corporation (SYK) grew with the stock adding 2.04% or $2.46 to close at $123.29 on light trading volume of 1.5M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.68M. The Kalamazoo Michigan 49002 based company operating under the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 28.45% up for the period and up by 2.9% so far this year. With price target of $130.62 and a 32.53% rebound from 52-week low, Stryker Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Stryker Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a medical technology company. It operates through three segments: Orthopaedics; MedSurg; and Neurotechnology and Spine. The Orthopaedics segment offers implants for use in hip and knee joint replacements, and trauma and extremities surgeries. The MedSurg segment provides surgical equipment and surgical navigation systems, endoscopic and communications systems, patient handling and emergency medical equipment, and reprocessed and remanufactured medical devices, as well as other medical devices for use in various medical specialties. The Neurotechnology and Spine segment offers neurosurgical and neurovascular devices that include products used for minimally invasive endovascular techniques; products for brain and open skull base surgical procedures; orthobiologic and biosurgery products, including synthetic bone grafts and vertebral augmentation products; and minimally invasive products for the treatment of acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. This segment also provides spinal implant products, including cervical, thoracolumbar, and interbody systems for use in spinal injury, deformity, and degenerative therapies. The company markets its products to doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities in the United States; and sells its products through company-owned sales subsidiaries and branches, as well as third-party dealers and distributors in approximately 100 countries. Stryker Corporation was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.14% or $0.1 to close the day at $73.12 on lower than average trading volume of 1.49M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.66M. The New York New York 10003 based company has been underperforming the electric utilities companies by -0.0723% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -0.76% YTD, versus the electric utilities industry which is down -0.15% for the same period. The RSI of 48.84 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED), The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (EL), Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM)

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED) saw its value decrease by -0.07% as the stock dropped $-0.05 to finish the day at a closing price of $72.74. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $67.65-$81.88 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $72.13 to $72.77 during the day, are up by 0.37% in the past three months and down by -7.93% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.04% below its 20 day moving average and 1.02% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $72.89 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 49.01.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (EL) shares were up in last trading by 1.51% to $82.01. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 3.46% over the past week and grew 4.1% in the past month. It is currently trading 5.09% above its 50 day moving average and -5.94% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -14.95% decrease in value from its one year high of $97.48. The RSI indicator value of 66.9, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures and markets skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide. The company offers a range of skin care products, such as moisturizers, serums, cleansers, toners, body care, exfoliators, acne and oil correctors, facial masks, cleansing devices, and sun care products; and makeup products for face, eyes, lips, and nails, as well as related items, including compacts, brushes, and other makeup tools. It also provides fragrance products in various forms comprising eau de parfum sprays and colognes, lotions, powders, creams, candles, and soaps; and hair care products, which include shampoos, conditioners, styling products, treatment, finishing sprays, and hair color products, as well as sells ancillary products and services. The company offers its products under the brands of Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Lab Series, Origins, M·A·C, Bobbi Brown, La Mer, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Darphin, Smashbox, RODIN olio lusso, Le Labo, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, GLAMGLOW, By Kilian, Prescriptives, GoodSkin Labs, Ojon, and Osiao. In addition, it operates as a licensee for fragrances and/or cosmetics sold under the Tommy Hilfiger, Donna Karan New York, DKNY, Michael Kors, Tom Ford, Ermenegildo Zegna, Tory Burch, Dr. Andrew Weil, and AERIN brand names. The company sells its products through department stores, specialty multi-brand retailers, upscale perfumeries, pharmacies, and salons and spas; freestanding stores; e-commerce Websites; stores in airports and on cruise ships; in-flight and duty-free shops; and self-select outlets. The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. was founded in 1946 and is based in New York, New York.

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) traded within a range of $65.5 to $66.21 after opening the day at $65.57. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 4.06% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.41% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $65.6 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 0.23% above its 52 week high of $66.21 and 44.34% above its 12-month low of $46.43. The shares are up by over 4.41% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 67.53 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

YUM! Brands, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates quick service restaurants. It operates in four segments: YUM China, the KFC Division, the Pizza Hut Division, and the Taco Bell Division. The company develops, operates, franchises, and licenses a system of restaurants, which prepare, package, and sell various food items. As of April 21, 2016, it operated approximately 43,000 restaurants in approximately 130 countries and territories primarily under the KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell brands, which specialize in chicken, pizza, and Mexican-style food categories. The company was formerly known as TRICON Global Restaurants, Inc. and changed its name to YUM! Brands, Inc. in May 2002. YUM! Brands, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.

 

Stocks on the Move: Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED), New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYCB), Tesoro Corporation (TSO)

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED) managed to rebound with the stock declining -3.96% or $-2.88 to close the day at $69.77 on active trading volume of 3.85M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.79M. The New York New York 10003 based company has been outperforming the electric utilities group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 15.61%, compared to the industry which has advanced 10% over the same period. With RSI of 42.24, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $73.54, making it a hold for now.

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.

New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYCB) climbed 0.31% during last trading as the stock added $0.05 to finish the day at $15.98 with about 3.83M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.8M. The $7.78B market cap company, which fluctuated between $15.97 and $16.16 during the day, currently situated 16.93% above its 52 week low of $13.74 and -1.79% away from its one year high of $17.05. The RSI of 71.91 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. operates as a holding company for New York Community Bank and New York Commercial Bank that offer banking products and financial services in Metro New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Florida, and Arizona. The company offers various deposit products that include checking and savings accounts, individual retirement accounts, certificates of deposit, NOW and money market accounts, and non-interest-bearing accounts. Its loan portfolio comprises one-to-four family loans; multi-family loans; commercial real estate loans; acquisition, development, and construction loans; commercial and industrial loans; home equity lines of credit; and consumer loans. The company also provides installment loans, revolving lines of credit, and insurance products, as well as cash management, online and phone banking, and ATM services. It serves small and mid-size businesses, professional associations, and government agencies, as well as consumers. The company serves its customers through a network of 227 Community Bank branches, 30 Commercial Bank branches, and 273 ATM locations. The company was formerly known as Queens County Bancorp, Inc. and changed its name to New York Community Bancorp, Inc. in November 2000. New York Community Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1859 and is based in Westbury, New York.

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) saw its value decrease by -0.99% as the stock dropped $-0.81 to finish the day at a closing price of $81.35. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $67.8-$114.12 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $80.56 to $83.33 during the day, are up by 8.55% in the past three months and up by 1.2% over the past six months. It is currently trading -2.32% below its 20 day moving average and -0.75% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $99.13 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 45.03. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Tesoro Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent petroleum refining, logistics, and marketing company in the United States. Its Refining segment refines crude oil and other feed stocks into transportation fuels, such as gasoline, gasoline blend stocks, jet fuel, and diesel fuel, as well as other products, including heavy fuel oils, liquefied petroleum gas, petroleum coke, calcined coke, and asphalt. This segment also sells refined products in the wholesale market primarily through independent unbranded distributors; and in the bulk market primarily to independent unbranded distributors, other refining and marketing companies, utilities, railroads, airlines, marine, and industrial end-users in the western United States. It owns and operates 6 refineries with a combined crude oil capacity of approximately 875 thousand barrels per day. The company’s TLLP segment owns and operates a network of approximately 3,500 miles of crude oil, refined products, and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; and approximately 15 million barrels of storage capacity. This segment also owns and operates four natural gas processing complexes and one fractionation facility. The company’s Marketing segment sells gasoline and diesel fuel through retail stations, and third-party branded dealers and distributors in the western United States. As of December 31, 2015, this segment operated a network of 2,397 retail stations under the ARCO, Shell, Exxon, Mobil, USA Gasoline, and Tesoro brands. The company was formerly known as Tesoro Petroleum Corporation and changed its name to Tesoro Corporation in November 2004. Tesoro Corporation was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.