Trader Alert: Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) retreated with the stock falling -0.11% or $-0.1 to close at $87.85 on light trading volume of 2.74M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.89M. The Redwood City California 94065 based company operating under the Multimedia & Graphics Software industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 50.56% up for the period and up by 11.54% so far this year. With price target of $94.38 and a 51.2% rebound from 52-week low, Electronic Arts Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes games, content, and services for consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. It develops and publishes digital interactive entertainment games primarily under the FIFA, Madden NFL, Star Wars, Battlefield, The Sims, Need for Speed, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Plants vs. Zombies, and Titanfall brand names. The company also offers casual games, such as cards, puzzles, and word games through its Pogo online service. Electronic Arts Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG) dropped $-0.01 to close the day at a new closing price of $39.93, a -0.03% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 27.35% above its 52 week low of $32.03. A total of 2.72M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.08M. The stock, which fluctuated between $39.74 and $40.29 during the day, currently situated -0.5% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 3.65% in the past one month and up by 12.05% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $41.33 and RSI of 68.29, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Conagra Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food company in North America. It operates through five segments: Grocery & Snacks, Refrigerated & Frozen, International, Foodservice, and Commercial. The Grocery & Snacks segment primarily provides branded, shelf-stable food products in various retail channels in the United States. The Refrigerated & Frozen segment offers branded, temperature controlled food products in various retail channels in the United States. The International segment primarily provides branded food products, in various temperature states, in retail and foodservice channels outside of the United States. The Foodservice segment offers branded and customized food products, such as meals, entrees, prepared potatoes, sauces, and various custom-manufactured culinary products packaged for sale to restaurants and other foodservice establishments in the United States. The Commercial segment offers commercially branded and private label food and ingredients primarily to commercial, restaurant, foodservice, food manufacturing, and industrial customers. The company markets its products primarily under the Healthy Choice, Hunt’s, Slim Jim, Reddi-wip, Alexia, Blake’s, Frontera, Bertolli, P.F. Chang’s, and Marie Callender’s brands. The company was formerly known as ConAgra Foods, Inc. and changed its name to Conagra Brands, Inc. in November 2016. Conagra Brands, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) shares were up in last trading by 0.17% to $844.14. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.77% over the past week and grew 4.54% in the past month. It is currently trading 6.09% above its 50 day moving average and 10.11% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.36% decrease in value from its one year high of $847.21. The RSI indicator value of 66.2, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions in North America and internationally. It operates through the North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) segments. The company sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors, as well as those offered by third-party sellers through retail Websites, such as amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.com.mx, amazon.com.au, amazon.com.br, amazon.cn, amazon.fr, amazon.de, amazon.in, amazon.it, amazon.co.jp, amazon.nl, amazon.es, and amazon.co.uk. It also manufactures and sells electronic devices, including kindle e-readers, fire tablets, fire TVs, and echo; and provides Kindle Direct Publishing, an online service that allows independent authors and publishers to make their books available in the Kindle Store. In addition, the company offers programs that enable sellers to sell their products on its Websites, as well as their own branded Websites; and programs that allow authors, musicians, filmmakers, app developers, and others to publish and sell content. Further, it provides compute, storage, database, and other AWS services, as well as fulfillment, publishing, digital content subscriptions, advertising, and co-branded credit card agreements services. Additionally, the company offers Amazon Prime, an annual membership program, which provides free shipping of various items; access to unlimited streaming of movies and TV episodes; and other services. It serves consumers, sellers, developers, enterprises, and content creators. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

 

Stocks in Review: CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), Coach, Inc. (COH)

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) traded within a range of $24.46 to $24.7 after opening the day at $24.66. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 3.2% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.32% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $24.54 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -25.03% below its 52 week high of $33.45 and 9.7% above its 12-month low of $22.86. The shares are up by over 5.36% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 40.49 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

CenturyLink, Inc. provides various communications services to residential, business, wholesale, and governmental customers in the United States. It operates through two segments, Business and Consumer. The company offers high-speed Internet services, which allow customers to connect to the Internet through their existing telephone lines or fiber-optic cables; multi-protocol label switching, a data networking technology to support real-time voice and video; and private line services for the transmission of data between sites. It also provides Ethernet services, including point-to-point and multi-point equipment configurations that facilitate data transmissions across metropolitan areas and wide area networks (WAN); colocation services that enable its customers to install their own information technology (IT) equipment; and managed hosting services comprising cloud and traditional computing, application management, back-up, storage, and other services. In addition, the company offers video entertainment services and satellite digital television; Voice over Internet Protocol, a real-time, two-way voice communication service; and managed services that consist of network, hosting, cloud, and IT services. Further, it provides local calling, long-distance voice, integrated services digital network, WAN, and switched access services; and data integration, which includes the sale of telecommunications equipment and providing network management, installation, and maintenance of data equipment, and the building of proprietary fiber-optic broadband networks. Additionally, the company leases and subleases space in its office buildings, warehouses, and other properties. As of December 31, 2015, it served approximately 6 million high-speed Internet subscribers and 285 thousand television subscribers; and operated 59 data centers in North America, Europe, and Asia. CenturyLink, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Monroe, Louisiana.

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.3% or $-0.26 to close the day at $86.06 on active trading volume of 3.05M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.91M. The Redwood City California 94065 based company has been outperforming the multimedia & graphics software group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 44.98%, compared to the industry which has advanced 49.08% over the same period. With RSI of 68.64, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $94.38, making it a hold for now.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes games, content, and services for consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. It develops and publishes digital interactive entertainment games primarily under the FIFA, Madden NFL, Star Wars, Battlefield, The Sims, Need for Speed, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Plants vs. Zombies, and Titanfall brand names. The company also offers casual games, such as cards, puzzles, and word games through its Pogo online service. Electronic Arts Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

Coach, Inc. (COH) dropped $-0.03 to close the day at a new closing price of $38.1, a -0.08% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 13.52% above its 52 week low of $33.62. A total of 3.91M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.3M. The stock, which fluctuated between $38.04 and $38.55 during the day, currently situated -11.27% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 8.61% in the past one month and up by 3.93% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $42.77 and RSI of 60.63, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Coach, Inc. provides luxury accessories and lifestyle brands. It offers handbags, money pieces, wristlets and cosmetic cases, key rings, and charms for women; and business cases, computer bags, messenger-style bags, backpacks, totes, wallets, card cases, belts, time management, electronic accessories, and ready-to-wear for men. The company also provides footwear; seasonal lifestyle apparel collections, including outerwear and ready-to-wear, and cold weather accessories, such as gloves, scarves, and hats; jewelry consisting of bracelets, necklaces, rings, and earrings made with sterling silver, leather, and non-precious metals; sunglasses; watches; and fragrances comprising eau de perfume sprays, eau de toilette sprays, purse sprays, and body lotions. In addition, it offers weekend and travel accessories, travel bags, and other lifestyle products. Further, the company holds licensing rights to market and distribute footwear, eyewear, watches, and fragrances under the Coach brand name. It markets its products to consumers through a network of company-operated stores, including Internet in North America; and Coach-operated stores and concession shop-in-shops in Japan, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, South Korea, the United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Italy, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. The company also sells its products to wholesale customers and distributors in approximately 55 countries. As of July 2, 2016, it operated 228 Coach retail stores and 204 Coach outlet leased stores; and 522 Coach-operated concession shop-in-shops within department stores, retail, and outlet stores, as well as 75 Stuart Weitzman stores. Coach, Inc. was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Traders Watch list: The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Expedia, Inc. (EXPE), Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) saw its value decrease by -0.21% as the stock dropped $-0.23 to finish the day at a closing price of $109.26. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $90.32-$111.99 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $108.58 to $109.8 during the day, are up by 16.34% in the past three months and up by 12.61% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.33% above its 20 day moving average and 3.05% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $115.71 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 55.44.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company’s Media Networks segment operates cable programming services, including the ESPN, Disney channels, and Freeform networks; broadcast businesses, which include the ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; radio businesses consisting of the ESPN Radio Network; and the Radio Disney network. It also produces and sells original live-action and animated television programming to first-run syndication and other television markets, as well as subscription video on demand services and in home entertainment formats, such as DVD, Blu-Ray, and iTunes. Its Parks and Resorts segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and the Disneyland Resort in California. This segment also operates Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii, Disney Vacation Club, Disney Cruise Line, and Adventures by Disney; and manages Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, and Shanghai Disney Resort, as well as licenses its intellectual property to a third party for the operations of the Tokyo Disney Resort in Japan. The company’s Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution in the theatrical, home entertainment, and television markets primarily under the Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Touchstone banners. This segment also produces stage plays and musical recordings; licenses and produces live entertainment events; and provides visual and audio effects, and other post-production services. Its Consumer Products & Interactive Media segment licenses its trade names, characters, and visual and literary properties; develops and publishes games for mobile platforms; and sells its products through The Disney Store, DisneyStore.com, and MarvelStore.com, as well as directly to retailers. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Burbank, California.

Expedia, Inc. (EXPE) shares were down in last trading by -0.49% to $122.65. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.92% over the past week and grew 4.65% in the past month. It is currently trading 2.98% above its 50 day moving average and 6.09% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -7.96% decrease in value from its one year high of $133.55. The RSI indicator value of 62.39, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

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

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) traded within a range of $84.13 to $86.66 after opening the day at $84.74. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 9.41% so far this year. The stock was up close to 3.5% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $86.17 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 0.12% above its 52 week high of $86.66 and 50.33% above its 12-month low of $58.1. The shares are up by over 8.47% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 70.34 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes games, content, and services for consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. It develops and publishes digital interactive entertainment games primarily under the FIFA, Madden NFL, Star Wars, Battlefield, The Sims, Need for Speed, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Plants vs. Zombies, and Titanfall brand names. The company also offers casual games, such as cards, puzzles, and word games through its Pogo online service. Electronic Arts Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

 

Investor’s Alert: Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), Dominion Resources, Inc. (D), Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP)

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.89% or $-0.73 to close the day at $81.48 on lower than average trading volume of 2.74M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.9M. The Redwood City California 94065 based company has been underperforming the multimedia & graphics software companies by 0.5083% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 3.45% YTD, versus the multimedia & graphics software industry which is up 6.26% for the same period. The RSI of 53.54 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes games, content, and services for consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. It develops and publishes digital interactive entertainment games primarily under the FIFA, Madden NFL, Star Wars, Battlefield, The Sims, Need for Speed, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Plants vs. Zombies, and Titanfall brand names. The company also offers casual games, such as cards, puzzles, and word games through its Pogo online service. Electronic Arts Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

Dominion Resources, Inc. (D) had a active trading with around 2.71M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.67M. The stock traded between $72.49 and $73.52 before closing at the price of $73.34 with 1.37% change on the day. The Richmond Virginia 23219 based company is currently trading 11.64% above its 52 week low of $67.58 and -5.38% below its 52 week high of $78.97. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 44.31 and $77.59 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Dominion Resources, Inc. produces and transports energy in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Dominion Virginia Power (DVP), Dominion Generation, and Dominion Energy. The DVP segment engages in regulated electric transmission and distribution operations that serve residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers in Virginia and North Carolina. The Dominion Generation segment is involved in electricity generation through coal, nuclear, gas, oil, hydro, and renewable sources; and related energy supply operations. It also comprises generation operations of the company’s merchant fleet and energy marketing, and price risk management activities for its assets. The Dominion Energy segment engages in regulated natural gas distribution operations, gas transmission pipeline and storage operations, natural gas gathering and processing activities, and liquefied natural gas operations. As of December 31, 2015, the company’s portfolio of assets included approximately 24,300 megawatts of generating capacity; 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines; 57,300 miles of electric distribution lines; 12,200 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering, and storage pipelines; and 22,000 miles of gas distribution pipelines. It served approximately 5 million utility and retail energy customers in 14 states; and operated underground natural gas storage systems with approximately 933 billion cubic feet of storage capacity. In addition, the company sells electricity at wholesale prices to rural electric cooperatives, municipalities, and into wholesale electricity markets. Dominion Resources, Inc. was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) traded within a range of $94.65 to $96.72 after opening the day at $94.91. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -1.74% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.77% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $95.62 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -14.42% below its 52 week high of $112.19 and 20.39% above its 12-month low of $80.78. The shares are down by over -8.56% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 44.25 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Molson Coors Brewing Company manufactures and sells beer and other beverage products. The company sells its products under the Coors Light, Molson Canadian, Belgian Moon, Carling, Carling Black Label, Coors Altitude, Coors Banquet, Creemore Springs, the Granville Island, Keystone, Mad Jack, Molson Canadian 67, Molson Canadian Cider, Molson Dry, Molson Export, Pilsner, and the Rickard’s family brands in Canada; and brews or distributes under the Amstel Light, Heineken, Murphy’s, Newcastle Brown Ale, Strongbow cider, Desperados, Dos Equis, Moretti, Sol, and Tecate brands. It also sells various brands in the United States and Puerto Rico, such as Coors Light, Miller Lite, MillerCoors, Coors Banquet, Coors Peak, Hamm’s, Keystone Light, Icehouse, Mickey’s, Miller 64, Miller Fortune, Miller Genuine Draft, Miller High Life, Milwaukee’s Best, Old English 800, Steel Reserve, Grolsch, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Pilsner Urquell, Crispin, Smith & Forge, Blue Moon, and Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company brands, as well as Henry’s hard sodas; and brews or distributes under the George Killian’s Irish Red, Redd’s, Foster’s, and Molson brands. In addition, the company sells Carling, Staropramen, Apatinsko, Astika, Bergenbier, Borsodi, Branik, Coors Light, Jelen, Kamenitza, Niksicko, Noroc, Ostravar, Ozujsko, Sharp’s Doom Bar, Worthington’s, Beck’s, Belle-Vue Kriek, Hoegaarden, Leffe, Lowenbrau, Löwenweisse, Spaten, Stella Artois, Corona Extra, Rekorderlig cider, Cobra, Grolsch, Singha, and other Modelo brands; and regional ale and factored brands in Europe. Further, it sells Carling, Coors Light, Staropramen, Blue Moon, Cobra, Corona, Molson Canadian, Carling Strong, Coors, Coors 1873, Coors Extra, Coors Gold, Iceberg 9000, King Cobra, Royal Brew, Thunderbolt, and Zima brands. The company was formerly known as Adolph Coors Company and changed its name to Molson Coors Brewing Company in February 2005. The Company was founded in 1786 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

 

Momentum Stocks in Focus: Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG), Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR), Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)

Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.36% or $-0.14 to close the day at $39.23 on light trading volume of 2.44M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.49M. The Omaha Nebraska 68102 based company has been outperforming the processed & packaged goods group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 30.74%, compared to the industry which has advanced 14.75% over the same period. With RSI of 59.86, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $41.33, making it a hold for now.

Conagra Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food company in North America. It operates through five segments: Grocery & Snacks, Refrigerated & Frozen, International, Foodservice, and Commercial. The Grocery & Snacks segment primarily provides branded, shelf-stable food products in various retail channels in the United States. The Refrigerated & Frozen segment offers branded, temperature controlled food products in various retail channels in the United States. The International segment primarily provides branded food products, in various temperature states, in retail and foodservice channels outside of the United States. The Foodservice segment offers branded and customized food products, such as meals, entrees, prepared potatoes, sauces, and various custom-manufactured culinary products packaged for sale to restaurants and other foodservice establishments in the United States. The Commercial segment offers commercially branded and private label food and ingredients primarily to commercial, restaurant, foodservice, food manufacturing, and industrial customers. The company markets its products primarily under the Healthy Choice, Hunt’s, Slim Jim, Reddi-wip, Alexia, Blake’s, Frontera, Bertolli, P.F. Chang’s, and Marie Callender’s brands. The company was formerly known as ConAgra Foods, Inc. and changed its name to Conagra Brands, Inc. in November 2016. Conagra Brands, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR) retreated with the stock falling -1.86% or $-6.11 to close at $322.6 on active trading volume of 2.39M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.88M. The Stamford Connecticut 06901 based company operating under the CATV Systems industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 91.41% up for the period and up by 12.05% so far this year. With price target of $0 and a 106.62% rebound from 52-week low, Charter Communications, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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.

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.3% or $0.24 to close the day at $81.52 on lower than average trading volume of 2.34M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.95M. The Redwood City California 94065 based company has been underperforming the multimedia & graphics software companies by 1.2666% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 3.5% YTD, versus the multimedia & graphics software industry which is up 7.69% for the same period. The RSI of 55.23 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes games, content, and services for consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. It develops and publishes digital interactive entertainment games primarily under the FIFA, Madden NFL, Star Wars, Battlefield, The Sims, Need for Speed, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Plants vs. Zombies, and Titanfall brand names. The company also offers casual games, such as cards, puzzles, and word games through its Pogo online service. Electronic Arts Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

 

Stocks To Track: General Growth Properties, Inc (GGP), Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL)

General Growth Properties, Inc (GGP) climbed 0.16% during last trading as the stock added $0.04 to finish the day at $24.75 with about 4.08M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.47M. The $21.92B market cap company, which fluctuated between $24.66 and $25 during the day, currently situated 4.12% above its 52 week low of $23.77 and -22.9% away from its one year high of $32.1. The RSI of 47.58 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

General Growth Properties, Inc is an equity real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It engages in owning, managing, leasing, and redeveloping high-quality regional malls. General Growth Properties, Inc is based in Chicago, Illinois.

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) dropped $-0.49 to close the day at a new closing price of $82.51, a -0.59% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 55.65% above its 52 week low of $53.01. A total of 4.08M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.08M. The stock, which fluctuated between $81.38 and $82.98 during the day, currently situated -4.14% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 4.22% in the past one month and up by 6% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $92.79 and RSI of 63.11, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes games, content, and services for consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. It develops and publishes digital interactive entertainment games primarily under the FIFA, Madden NFL, Star Wars, Battlefield, The Sims, Need for Speed, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Plants vs. Zombies, and Titanfall brand names. The company also offers casual games, such as cards, puzzles, and word games through its Pogo online service. Electronic Arts Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) had a active trading with around 4M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.26M. The stock traded between $38.8 and $39.84 before closing at the price of $39.73 with 0.68% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77070 based company is currently trading 50.01% above its 52 week low of $26.71 and -5.47% below its 52 week high of $42.03. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 54.58 and $46.91 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Noble Energy, Inc., an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids worldwide. Its principal projects are located in DJ Basin, Marcellus Shale, Eagle Ford Shale, and Permian Basin, the United States; deepwater Gulf of Mexico; offshore Eastern Mediterranean; and offshore West Africa. As of December 31, 2015, the company had approximately 1,421 million barrels oil equivalent of total proved reserves. Noble Energy, Inc. was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW), Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.59% or $-0.45 to close the day at $76.06 on active trading volume of 1.65M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.42M. The Eden Prairie Minnesota 55347 based company has been outperforming the air delivery & freight services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 19.46%, compared to the industry which has advanced 24.78% over the same period. With RSI of 59.85, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $74.89, making it a hold for now.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., a third party logistics company, provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies in various industries worldwide. It offers transportation and logistics services, such as truckload comprising time-definite and expedited truck transportation services; less than truckload services; intermodal transportation, which is shipment service of freight in trailers or containers by combination of truck and rail; and non-vessel ocean common carrier or freight forwarding services, as well as organizes air shipments and provides door-to-door services. The company also provides custom broker services; and other logistics services, including fee-based managed services, warehousing services, small parcel, and other services. It has contractual relationships with approximately 68,000 transportation companies, including motor carriers, railroads, air freight, and ocean carriers. In addition, the company is involved in buying, selling, and marketing fresh produce, including fresh fruits, vegetables, and other perishable items. The company offers its fresh produce to grocery retailers, restaurants, produce wholesalers, and foodservice distributors through a network of independent produce growers and suppliers. C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) grew with the stock adding 0.11% or $0.08 to close at $75.42 on active trading volume of 13.46M compared its three months average trading volume of 10.85M. The Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103 based company operating under the Entertainment – Diversified industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 37.42% up for the period and up by 9.23% so far this year. With price target of $79.19 and a 41.04% rebound from 52-week low, Comcast Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.49% or $-0.41 to close the day at $83.43 on higher than average trading volume of 6.5M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.07M. The Redwood City California 94065 based company has been underperforming the multimedia & graphics software companies by 5.0207% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 5.93% YTD, versus the multimedia & graphics software industry which is up 8.54% for the same period. The RSI of 67.06 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes games, content, and services for consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. It develops and publishes digital interactive entertainment games primarily under the FIFA, Madden NFL, Star Wars, Battlefield, The Sims, Need for Speed, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Plants vs. Zombies, and Titanfall brand names. The company also offers casual games, such as cards, puzzles, and word games through its Pogo online service. Electronic Arts Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

 

Worth Watching Stocks: Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ), Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL), Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)

Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) saw its value decrease by -0.7% as the stock dropped $-1.05 to finish the day at a closing price of $148.92. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $130.23-$173.55 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $148 to $150 during the day, are down by -10.34% in the past three months and down by -8.52% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.58% below its 20 day moving average and -2.13% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $175.13 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 44.64.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Constellation Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, imports, and markets beer, wine, and spirits in the United States, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, and Italy. The company sells wine across various categories, including table wine, sparkling wine, and dessert wine. Its principal brands comprise Arbor Mist, Black Box, Blackstone, Clos du Bois, Estancia, Franciscan Estate, Inniskillin, Kim Crawford, Mark West, Mount Veeder, Nobilo, Ravenswood, Rex Goliath, Robert Mondavi, Ruffino, Simi, Toasted Head, Wild Horse, Black Velvet Canadian Whisky, and SVEDKA Vodka. The company offers its products to wholesale distributors, retailers, on-premise locations, and government alcohol beverage control agencies. Constellation Brands, Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Victor, New York.

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) shares were down in last trading by -0.46% to $40.72. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.85% over the past week and fell -0.02% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.89% above its 50 day moving average and -0.17% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -8.85% decrease in value from its one year high of $45.42. The RSI indicator value of 50.47, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Xcel Energy Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages primarily in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in the United States. It operates through Regulated Electric Utility, Regulated Natural Gas Utility, and All Other segments. The company generates electricity through coal, nuclear, natural gas, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, oil and refuse, and wind energy sources. It also purchases, transports, distributes, and sells natural gas. In addition, the company develops and leases natural gas pipelines, and storage and compression facilities; and invests in rental housing projects. It serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the portions of Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin. Xcel Energy Inc. was founded in 1909 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) traded within a range of $81.86 to $83.25 after opening the day at $82. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 5.59% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.79% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $83.16 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -3.38% below its 52 week high of $86.07 and 56.88% above its 12-month low of $53.01. The shares are up by over 0.7% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 67.58 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes games, content, and services for consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. It develops and publishes digital interactive entertainment games primarily under the FIFA, Madden NFL, Star Wars, Battlefield, The Sims, Need for Speed, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Plants vs. Zombies, and Titanfall brand names. The company also offers casual games, such as cards, puzzles, and word games through its Pogo online service. Electronic Arts Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

 

Traders Watch list: ONEOK, Inc. (OKE), Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), WestRock Company (WRK)

ONEOK, Inc. (OKE) saw its value decrease by -1.3% as the stock dropped $-0.73 to finish the day at a closing price of $55.55. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $18.88-$59.47 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $53.84 to $55.86 during the day, are up by 11.68% in the past three months and up by 25.81% over the past six months. It is currently trading -3.07% below its 20 day moving average and -0.1% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $52.13 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 43.6.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

ONEOK, Inc., through its general partner interests in ONEOK Partners, L.P., engages in the gathering, processing, storage, and transportation of natural gas in the United States. It operates through the Natural Gas Gathering and Processing, the Natural Gas Liquids, and the Natural Gas Pipelines segments. The company gathers, treats, fractionates, stores, and transports natural gas liquids (NGL), as well as owns natural gas liquids gathering and distribution pipelines, natural gas liquids distribution and refined petroleum products pipelines, and terminal and storage facilities; and operates interstate and intrastate regulated natural gas transmission pipelines and natural gas storage facilities, as well as stores, markets, and distributes NGL products to petrochemical manufacturers, heating fuel users, ethanol producers, refineries, exporters, and propane distributors. It also owns and operates a parking garage in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma; and leases excess office space to others. ONEOK, Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) shares were up in last trading by 1.2% to $81.48. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.18% over the past week and grew 2.12% in the past month. It is currently trading 2.92% above its 50 day moving average and 5.16% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -5.33% decrease in value from its one year high of $86.07. The RSI indicator value of 59.85, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes games, content, and services for consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. It develops and publishes digital interactive entertainment games primarily under the FIFA, Madden NFL, Star Wars, Battlefield, The Sims, Need for Speed, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Plants vs. Zombies, and Titanfall brand names. The company also offers casual games, such as cards, puzzles, and word games through its Pogo online service. Electronic Arts Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

WestRock Company (WRK) traded within a range of $54.26 to $56.12 after opening the day at $54.26. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 9.55% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.9% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $55.62 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 0.72% above its 52 week high of $56.12 and 92.02% above its 12-month low of $29.73. The shares are up by over 18.76% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 72.52 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

WestRock Company manufactures and sells paper and packaging solutions for the consumer and corrugated markets in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. The company operates through Corrugated Packaging, Consumer Packaging, and Land and Development segments. The Corrugated Packaging segment produces containerboards, corrugated sheets, corrugated packaging, and preprinted linerboards for consumer and industrial products manufacturers, and corrugated box manufacturers; and recycled fiber. This segment also provides structural and graphic design, engineering services, and automated packaging machines; resells aluminum and plastics; and offers waste services. Its corrugated packaging products are used to provide protective packaging for the shipment and distribution of food, paper, health and beauty, other household, consumer, commercial, and industrial products. The Consumer Packaging segment manufactures and sells folding and beverage cartons, displays, dispensing, and interior partitions; paperboards; recycled paperboards; express mail envelopes for the overnight courier industry; and secondary packages and paperboard packaging for the healthcare market. This segment also manufactures and sells solid fiber and corrugated partitions and die-cut paperboard components; temporary and permanent point-of-purchase displays for the consumer products and retail markets; dispensing systems, such as pumps; lithographic laminated packaging products; flip-top and applicator closures; plastic packaging products; trigger sprayers; aerosol actuators; hose-end sprayers; spouted and applicator closures; and sprayers for nasal and throat applications, as well as provides contract packing services. The company’s Land and Development segment engages in real estate development activities. WestRock Company is based in Richmond, Virginia.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL), Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), Parsley Energy, Inc. (PE)

Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) saw its value decrease by -0.22% as the stock dropped $-0.08 to finish the day at a closing price of $36.19. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $33.18-$45.72 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $36.05 to $36.38 during the day, are down by -3.67% in the past three months and down by -1.02% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.19% above its 20 day moving average and 3.33% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $39.64 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 58.68.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Hormel Foods Corporation produces and markets various meat and food products worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Grocery Products, Refrigerated Foods, Jennie-O Turkey Store, Specialty Foods, and International & Other. It provides various perishable meat products, including fresh meats, frozen items, refrigerated meal solutions, sausages, hams, guacamole, and bacon; and shelf-stable products comprising canned luncheon meats, shelf-stable microwaveable meals, stews, chilies, hash, flour and corn tortillas, salsas, tortilla chips, peanut butter, and other products. The company also offers poultry products, such as turkey products; and nutritional food products and supplements, sugar and sugar substitutes, dessert and drink mixes, and industrial gelatin products. It sells its products through sales personnel, as well as through independent brokers and distributors. The company was formerly known as Geo. A. Hormel & Company and changed its name to Hormel Foods Corporation in January 1995. Hormel Foods Corporation was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Austin, Minnesota.

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) shares were down in last trading by -0.3% to $79.88. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.58% over the past week and grew 0.48% in the past month. It is currently trading 0.89% above its 50 day moving average and 3.31% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -7.19% decrease in value from its one year high of $86.07. The RSI indicator value of 51.48, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes games, content, and services for consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. It develops and publishes digital interactive entertainment games primarily under the FIFA, Madden NFL, Star Wars, Battlefield, The Sims, Need for Speed, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Plants vs. Zombies, and Titanfall brand names. The company also offers casual games, such as cards, puzzles, and word games through its Pogo online service. Electronic Arts Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

Parsley Energy, Inc. (PE) traded within a range of $36.15 to $36.8 after opening the day at $36.54. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 3.32% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.27% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $36.41 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -8.56% below its 52 week high of $39.82 and 140.33% above its 12-month low of $15.39. The shares are up by over 0.86% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 51.18 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Parsley Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition, development, production, exploration, and sale of crude oil and natural gas properties in the Permian Basin located in West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico. As of December 31, 2015, its acreage position consisted of 110,967 net acres, including 84,441 net acres in the Midland Basin and 26,526 net acres in the Delaware Basin; and estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves were 123.8 MMBoe. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.