Stocks in the Spotlight: Discover Financial Services (DFS), Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP), Commercial Metals Company (CMC)

Discover Financial Services (DFS) had a light trading with around 1.65M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.74M. The stock traded between $71.39 and $72.84 before closing at the price of $71.66 with 0.49% change on the day. The Riverwoods Illinois 60015 based company is currently trading 69.83% above its 52 week low of $42.86 and -3.59% below its 52 week high of $74.33. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 51.77 and $77.71 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Discover Financial Services operates as a direct banking and payment services company in the United States. It operates in two segments, Direct Banking and Payment Services. The Direct Banking segment offers Discover-branded credit cards to individuals; and other consumer products and services, including private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, and other consumer lending, as well as deposit products, such as certificates of deposit, money market accounts, savings accounts, checking accounts, and individual retirement arrangement certificates of deposit. The Payment Services segment operates the Discover Network, which processes transactions for Discover-branded credit cards, and provides payment transaction processing and settlement services; and PULSE network, an electronic funds transfer network that provides financial institutions issuing debit cards on the PULSE network with access to automated teller machines and point-of-sale terminals. This segment also operates the Diners Club International, a payments network that issues Diners Club branded charge cards and provides card acceptance services. The company was incorporated in 1960 and is based in Riverwoods, Illinois.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.08% or $0.03 to close the day at $36.12 on light trading volume of 1.64M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.83M. The Dallas Texas 75225 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas pipelines group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 52.27%, compared to the industry which has advanced 54.11% over the same period. With RSI of 49.27, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $44.15, making it a hold for now.

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

Commercial Metals Company (CMC) shares were up in last trading by 0.44% to $20.38. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -9.3% over the past week and fell -11.3% in the past month. It is currently trading -4.72% below its 50 day moving average and 15.78% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -16.81% decrease in value from its one year high of $24.64. The RSI indicator value of 35.93, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Commercial Metals Company manufactures, recycles, and markets steel and metal products, and related materials and services in the United States and internationally. It operates through five segments: Americas Recycling, Americas Mills, Americas Fabrication, International Mill, and International Marketing and Distribution. The Americas Recycling segment processes and sells scrap metals to steel mills and foundries, aluminum sheet and ingot manufacturers, brass and bronze ingot makers, copper refineries and mills, secondary lead smelters, specialty steel mills, high temperature alloy manufacturers, and other consumers. The Americas Mills segment manufactures finished long steel products, including reinforcing bars, merchant bars, light structural products, and other special sections, as well as semi-finished billets for re-rolling and forging applications. This segment sells its products to construction, service center, transportation, steel warehousing, fabrication, energy, petrochemical, and original equipment manufacturing industries. The Americas Fabrication segment offers fabricated steel products for use in the construction of commercial and non-commercial buildings, hospitals, convention centers, industrial plants, power plants, highways, bridges, arenas, stadiums, and dams. The International Mill segment manufactures rebars, merchant bars, and wire rods, as well as semi-finished billets; and sells fabricated rebars, fabricated meshes, assembled rebar cages, and other rebar by-products. This segment sells its products to fabricators, manufacturers, distributors, and construction companies. The International Marketing and Distribution segment processes, sells, and distributes steel products, ferrous and nonferrous metals, and other industrial products to manufacturers in the steel, nonferrous metals, metal fabrication, chemical, refractory, construction, and transportation industries. The company was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

 

Stocks on the Move: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP), Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP)

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.13% or $-1.02 to close the day at $795.9 on light trading volume of 2.56M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.24M. The Seattle Washington 98109 based company has been outperforming the catalog & mail order houses group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 28.84%, compared to the industry which has advanced 24.27% over the same period. With RSI of 62.15, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $928.53, making it a hold for now.

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products 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, as well as fire phones; and provides Kindle Direct Publishing, an online platform 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 offers 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.

Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) fell -1.9% during last trading as the stock lost $-1.87 to finish the day at $96.41 with about 2.56M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.68M. The $20.68B market cap company, which fluctuated between $95.88 and $98.71 during the day, currently situated 21.39% above its 52 week low of $80.78 and -13.71% away from its one year high of $112.19. The RSI of 41.5 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) saw its value decrease by -2.52% as the stock dropped $-0.92 to finish the day at a closing price of $35.61. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $18.62-$43.5 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $35.59 to $36.5 during the day, are down by -0.11% in the past three months and down by -2.63% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.12% above its 20 day moving average and 0.6% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $44.6 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 47.98. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI) Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE) Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP)

Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -14.68% or $-34.85 to close the day at $202.51 on light trading volume of 4.73M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 502.54K. The Atlanta Georgia 30309 based company has been underperforming the diversified electronics group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -5.82%, compared to the industry which has advanced 31.94% over the same period. With RSI of 26.19, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $273.82, making it a hold for now.

Acuity Brands, Inc. designs, produces, and distributes various lighting solutions and services for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications in North America and internationally. The company offers lighting and controls products and solutions, including recessed, surface, and suspended lighting; down, decorative, emergency and exit, track, daylighting, special-us, street and roadway, parking garage, and underwater lighting; area pedestrian, flood, and decorative site lighting; landscape lighting; occupancy sensors; photo controls; relay panels; architectural dimming panels; and integrated lighting controls systems. It also provides modular wiring products, light emitting diode drivers, glass products, and inverters; and services across applications that primarily relate to monitoring and controlling lighting systems through network technologies and the commissioning of control systems. The company markets its products under the Lithonia Lighting, Holophane, Peerless, Gotham, Mark Architectural Lighting, Winona Lighting, Healthcare Lighting, Hydrel, American Electric Lighting, Carandini, Antique Street Lamps, Sunoptics, RELOC Wiring Solutions, eldoLED, Distech Controls, and Acuity Controls brand names. It serves electrical distributors, retail home improvement centers, electric utilities, utility distributors, national accounts, U.S. government and municipalities, lighting showrooms, original equipment manufacturers, and energy service companies. The company sells through independent sales agents, electrical wholesalers, and sales representatives, as well as through a network of distribution centers, regional warehouses, and commercial warehouses. Acuity Brands, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE) grew with the stock adding 0.47% or $0.05 to close at $10.58 on active trading volume of 4.73M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.48M. The Chicago Illinois 60603 based company operating under the Silver industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 356.03% up for the period and up by 16.39% so far this year. With price target of $13.33 and a 553.09% rebound from 52-week low, Coeur Mining, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Coeur Mining, Inc. owns, operates, explores for, and develops silver and gold properties. The company holds interests in the Palmarejo silver-gold mine located in Mexico; Rochester silver and gold mine in northwestern Nevada; Kensington gold mine located to the north of Juneau, Alaska; and Wharf gold mine in South Dakota. It also owns the San Bartolomé silver mine in Bolivia; Endeavor zinc, lead, and silver mine located in Australia; La Preciosa silver-gold exploration project in the State of Durango, Mexico; and Joaquin silver-gold exploration project located in the Santa Cruz province of southern Argentina. In addition, the company holds royalty interests in the Cerro Bayo mine in Chile; El Gallo complex in Mexico; Zaruma mine in Ecuador; and Correnso gold mine in New Zealand, as well as other precious metal properties. Coeur Mining, Inc. markets its silver and gold concentrates to third-party refiners and smelters in the United States, China, and Japan. The company was formerly known as Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation and changed its name to Coeur Mining, Inc. in May 2013. Coeur Mining, Inc. was founded in 1928 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -2.43% or $-0.91 to close the day at $36.53 on higher than average trading volume of 4.72M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.85M. The Dallas Texas 75225 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas pipelines companies by 4.9824% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 2.01% YTD, versus the oil & gas pipelines industry which is up 1.91% for the same period. The RSI of 58.05 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

 

Traders Watch list: LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO), Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP), The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV)

LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO) saw its value decrease by -3.69% as the stock dropped $-1.16 to finish the day at a closing price of $30.31. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $19.01-$31.66 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $30 to $31.5 during the day, are up by 29.4% in the past three months and up by 32.21% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.2% above its 20 day moving average and 10.59% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $26.29 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 60.34.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

LaSalle Hotel Properties, a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the purchase, ownership, redevelopment, and leasing of primarily upscale and luxury full-service hotels in convention, resort, and urban business markets in the United States. It owns 34 hotels, totaling approximately 9,200 guest rooms in 15 markets in 11 states and the District of Columbia. The company qualifies as a REIT under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. As a REIT, it would not be subject to federal corporate income tax to the extent that it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its shareholders. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) shares were up in last trading by 0.96% to $36.65. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.03% over the past week and grew 8.46% in the past month. It is currently trading 3.81% above its 50 day moving average and 4.01% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -13.1% decrease in value from its one year high of $43.5. The RSI indicator value of 62.3, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

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

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) traded within a range of $117.28 to $119.5 after opening the day at $119.29. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -3.34% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.6% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $118.33 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -3.87% below its 52 week high of $123.09 and 19.59% above its 12-month low of $101.23. The shares are up by over 5.23% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 50.32 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

The Travelers Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of commercial and personal property, and casualty insurance products and services to businesses, government units, associations, and individuals in the United states and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Business and International Insurance; Bond & Specialty Insurance; and Personal Insurance. The Business and International Insurance segment offers property and casualty products, including commercial multi-peril, commercial property, general liability, commercial automobile, and workers’ compensation; and personal property, employers’ liability, public and product liability, professional indemnity, commercial property, surety, marine, aviation, personal accident, and kidnap and ransom insurance. This segment operates through select accounts, which serve small businesses; commercial accounts that serve mid-sized businesses; national accounts, which serve large companies; first party that provides traditional and customized property insurance programs to large and mid-sized customers; and specialized distribution, which markets and underwrites its products through brokers, wholesale agents, program managers, and specialized retail agents. The Bond & Specialty Insurance segment provides fidelity and surety, general liability, and others, such as property, workers’ compensation, commercial automobile, and commercial multi-peril insurance products. The Personal Insurance segment offers property and casualty insurance covering personal risks, primarily automobile and homeowners insurance to individuals. The company distributes its products primarily through independent agencies and brokers. The Travelers Companies, Inc. was founded in 1853 and is based in New York, New York.

 

Stocks In Queue: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP), Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX), The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS)

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) climbed 1.26% during last trading as the stock added $0.45 to finish the day at $36.3 with about 2.75M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.86M. The $19.64B market cap company, which fluctuated between $35.76 and $36.63 during the day, currently situated 112.85% above its 52 week low of $18.62 and -13.93% away from its one year high of $43.5. The RSI of 60.11 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX) gained $0.25 to close the day at a new closing price of $28.25, a 0.89% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 26.34% above its 52 week low of $22.65. A total of 2.74M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.06M. The stock, currently situated -8.66% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 3.22% in the past one month and up by 12.33% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $32 and RSI of 57.14, 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.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) had a light trading with around 2.72M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.92M. The stock traded between $240.03 and $243.32 before closing at the price of $243.13 with 0.65% change on the day. The New York New York 10282 based company is currently trading 77.57% above its 52 week low of $138.2 and -0.99% below its 52 week high of $245.57. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 71.43 and $228.46 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. operates as an investment banking, securities, and investment management company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending, and Investment Management. The Investment Banking segment provides financial advisory services, such as strategic advisory assignments related to mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate defense activities, restructurings, spin-offs, and risk management; and underwriting services, including public offerings and private placements of various securities and other financial instruments, as well as derivative transactions entered into with public and private sector clients. The Institutional Client Services segment is involved in client execution activities related to making markets in interest rate products, credit products, mortgages, currencies, commodities, and equities; and provides securities services, such as financing, securities lending, and other prime brokerage services, as well as markets in and clears client transactions on primary stock, options, and futures exchanges. The Investing & Lending segment invests in and originates longer-term loans to provide financing to clients; and makes investments in debt securities and loans, public and private equity securities, and real estate entities. The Investment Management segment offers investment management products and services; and wealth advisory services, including portfolio management and financial counseling, and brokerage and other transaction services. The company serves corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Equities Trend Analysis: Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. (BCEI), Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP), Amgen Inc. (AMGN)

Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. (BCEI) retreated with the stock falling -3.63% or $-0.04 to close at $0.98 on active trading volume of 3.65M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.05M. The Denver Colorado 80202 based company operating under the Independent Oil & Gas industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -81.56% down for the period and down by -3.63% so far this year. With price target of $1.03 and a 63.83% rebound from 52-week low, Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Bonanza Creek Energy Inc., an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of onshore oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas in the United States. The company’s oil and liquids weighted assets are located primarily in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado; and the Dorcheat Macedonia Field in southern Arkansas. It also owns and operates oil-producing assets in the North Park Basin in Colorado; and the McKamie Patton Field in Southern Arkansas. Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) had a light trading with around 3.65M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.82M. The stock traded between $35.5 and $36.63 before closing at the price of $35.85 with 0.11% change on the day. The Dallas Texas 75225 based company is currently trading 110.21% above its 52 week low of $18.62 and -15% below its 52 week high of $43.5. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $44.7 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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

Amgen Inc. (AMGN) saw its value increase by 3.09% as the stock gained $4.52 to finish the day at a closing price of $150.73. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $133.64-$176.85 per share for the past year. The shares are down by -9.32% in the past three months and down by -1.06% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.98% above its 20 day moving average and 2.97% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $180 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 62.52.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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

 

Trader’s Buzzers: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO), Newfield Exploration Company (NFX)

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) traded within a range of $35.19 to $35.84 after opening the day at $35.61. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 20.44% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.28% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $35.81 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -15.09% below its 52 week high of $43.5 and 109.97% above its 12-month low of $18.62. The shares are down by over -0.18% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 56.25 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.65% or $-0.1 to close the day at $15.17 on light trading volume of 3.28M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.7M. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15203 based company has been outperforming the apparel stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 0.89%, compared to the industry which has dropped -6.53% over the same period. With RSI of 35.1, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $18.85, making it a hold for now.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer offering on-trend clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie brands. The company provides denim, bottoms, and other apparel, as well as footwear and accessories for men and women; and intimates, including bras, undies, swim, and other products, as well as apparel and personal care products for women. In addition, it offers sports apparel under the Tailgate brand; and menswear products under the Todd Snyder New York brand name. The company operates approximately 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom, and ships to 81 countries through its websites. It also offers its merchandise at 151 stores operated by licensees in 22 countries, as well as through its Websites at ae.com, aerie.com, TailgateClothing.com, and ToddSnyder.com. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Newfield Exploration Company (NFX) dropped $-0.74 to close the day at a new closing price of $40.5, a -1.79% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 94.34% above its 52 week low of $20.84. A total of 3.28M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.75M. The stock, which fluctuated between $40 and $41.42 during the day, currently situated -19% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -10.44% in the past one month and down by -6.81% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $52.94 and RSI of 35.56, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Newfield Exploration Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. Its principal areas of operation include the Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Oklahoma, the Williston Basin of North Dakota, the Uinta Basin of Utah, and the Maverick and Gulf Coast basins of Texas. The company also holds offshore oil developments in China. As of December 31, 2015, it had proved reserves of approximately 509 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

 

Stocks Alert: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP), ImmunoGen, Inc. (IMGN), Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR)

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) retreated with the stock falling -0.58% or $-0.21 to close at $35.71 on light trading volume of 1.6M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.82M. The Dallas Texas 75225 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 24.96% up for the period and up by 20.1% so far this year. With price target of $44.7 and a 109.39% rebound from 52-week low, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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

ImmunoGen, Inc. (IMGN) dropped $-0.04 to close the day at a new closing price of $1.58, a -2.47% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 4.64% above its 52 week low of $1.51. A total of 1.6M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.44M. The stock, currently situated -88.79% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -13.66% in the past one month and down by -40.38% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $4.57 and RSI of 38.07, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

ImmunoGen, Inc., a biotechnology company, develops targeted anticancer therapeutics. The company develops its products using its antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology. The company’s product candidates include Mirvetuximab soravtansine, an ADC targeting folate-receptor alpha for the treatment of platinum-resistant ovarian cancer; IMGN529 and coltuximab ravtansine that are in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma; IMGN779 that is in Phase I clinical trials for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML); and IMGN632, a preclinical CD123-targeting ADC for the treatment of AML. ImmunoGen, Inc. has collaborations with Amgen Inc.; Bayer HealthCare; Biotest AG; Eli Lilly and Company; Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc.; Roche; Sanofi; Merck; and Takeda, as well as research agreement with CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) shares were down in last trading by -0.21% to $28.37. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.32% over the past week and grew 5.94% in the past month. It is currently trading 7.47% above its 50 day moving average and 18.03% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -2.88% decrease in value from its one year high of $29.21. The RSI indicator value of 58.28, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops, and sells network products and services worldwide. It offers various routing products, including ACX series universal access routers to deploy new high-bandwidth services; MX series Ethernet routers that functions as a universal edge platform; M series edge routers; PTX series packet transport routers; T series routers; and NorthStar controllers. The company also provides various switching products comprising EX series Ethernet switches to address the access, aggregation, and core layer switching requirements of micro branch, branch office, and campus and data center environments; QFX series of core, spine, and top-of-rack data center switches; and OCX1100, an open networking switch. In addition, it offers security products, such as SRX series services gateways for the data centers; Branch SRX family that includes SRX300 Series and SRX1500, which provides integrated firewall capabilities; vSRX Virtual Firewall that delivers various features of physical firewalls; Spotlight Secure Threat Intelligence Platform, a threat intelligence platform that aggregates threat feeds from various sources; and Sky Advanced Threat Prevention, a cloud-based service for static and dynamic analysis. Further, the company offers Junos OS, a network operating system; Junos Space, a network management platform for creating network management applications that include network director, services activation director, security director, edge services director, service now, and service insight; and Contrail networking and cloud platform solutions. Additionally, it provides technical support and professional services, as well as education and training programs. The company sells its products through direct sales, distributors, value-added resellers, and original equipment manufacturer partners to end-users in the service provider and enterprise markets. Juniper Networks, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

 

3 Notable Runners: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP), PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM), GoPro, Inc. (GPRO)

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.52% or $0.19 to close the day at $36.39 on lower than average trading volume of 3.58M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.76M. The Dallas Texas 75225 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas pipelines companies by 0.4% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 22.39% YTD, versus the oil & gas pipelines industry which is up 34.12% for the same period. The RSI of 58.4 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM) had a light trading with around 3.56M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.46M. The stock traded between $18.29 and $18.63 before closing at the price of $18.38 with -0.92% change on the day. The Atlanta Georgia 30326 based company is currently trading 28.24% above its 52 week low of $14.61 and -17.18% below its 52 week high of $22.4. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 43.29 and $22.46 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

PulteGroup, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages primarily in the homebuilding business in the United States. The company is involved in the acquisition and development of land primarily for residential purposes; and the construction of housing on such land. It offers various home designs, including single-family detached, townhouses, condominiums, and duplexes under the Centex, Pulte Homes, Del Webb, DiVosta Homes John Wieland Homes, and Neighborhoods names. As of March 31, 2016, the company controlled 102,580 owned lots and 43,072 lots under land option agreements. It also arranges financing through the origination of mortgage loans, principally for homebuyers; sells the servicing rights for the originated loans; and provides title insurance policies, and examination and closing services to homebuyers. The company was formerly known as Pulte Homes, Inc. and changed its name to PulteGroup, Inc. in March 2010. PulteGroup, Inc. was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

GoPro, Inc. (GPRO) opening the day at $9.04. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -48.97% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $9.19 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -55.17% below its 52 week high of $20.5 and 7.61% above its 12-month low of $8.54. The shares are down by over -45.69% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 33.9 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

GoPro, Inc. develops and sells mountable and wearable cameras, and accessories in the United States and internationally. The company offers HERO line of capture devices, such as cameras; and mounts comprising equipment-based mounts consisting of helmet, handlebar, roll bar, and grip and tripod mounts that enable consumers to capture content while engaged in a range of activities, as well as mounts that enable customers to wear the mount on their bodies, such as wrist housings, chest harnesses, and head straps. It also provides LCD Touch BacPac, Battery BacPac, Smart Remote, and Floaty Backdoor accessories, as well as spare batteries, charging accessories, cables to connect its GoPro cameras to television monitors, video transmitters and external microphones, flotation devices, dive filters, and anti-fogging solutions. In addition, the company offers GoPro Studio, a video editing tool that allows users to create professional quality videos from their content; and GoPro App that allows users to control GoPro cameras remotely using a smartphone or tablet. GoPro, Inc. markets and sells its products through retailers and distributors, as well as through its Website. The company was formerly known as Woodman Labs, Inc. and changed its name to GoPro, Inc. in February 2014. GoPro, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.

 

Trader Alert: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP), Hecla Mining Company (HL), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI)

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) grew with the stock adding 2.29% or $0.81 to close at $36.2 on light trading volume of 11.58M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.61M. The Dallas Texas 75225 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 21.71% up for the period and up by 21.75% so far this year. With price target of $44.7 and a 112.26% rebound from 52-week low, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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

Hecla Mining Company (HL) dropped $-0.15 to close the day at a new closing price of $5.13, a -2.84% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 254.78% above its 52 week low of $1.45. A total of 11.48M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 12.1M. The stock, which fluctuated between $5.11 and $5.37 during the day, currently situated -32.82% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -18.05% in the past one month and down by -14.46% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $6.61 and RSI of 33.98, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Hecla Mining Company, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, produces, and markets precious and base metal deposits worldwide. The company offers unrefined gold and silver bullion bars to precious metals traders; and lead, zinc, and bulk concentrates to custom smelters and brokers. It owns 100% interests in the Greens Creek mine located on Admiralty Island in Southeast Alaska; the Lucky Friday unit located in the Coeur d’Alene mining district in northern Idaho; the Casa Berardi mine located in the Abitibi region of north-western Quebec, Canada; and the San Sebastian unit located in the state of Durango, Mexico. The company was founded in 1891 and is based in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) shares were down in last trading by -0.44% to $4.51. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.45% over the past week and fell -2.17% in the past month. It is currently trading 3.5% above its 50 day moving average and 9.62% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.01% decrease in value from its one year high of $4.65. The RSI indicator value of 53.53, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States. The company broadcasts music plus sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic, and weather programs, including various music genres ranging from rock, pop and hip-hop to country, dance, jazz, Latin, and classical; live play-by-play sports from principal leagues and colleges; multitude of talk and entertainment channels for various audiences; national, international, and financial news; and local traffic and weather reports for 21 metropolitan markets. It also streams music and non-music channels over the Internet; and offer applications to allow consumers to access its Internet radio service on smartphones and tablet computers. In addition, the company distributes satellite radios through the sale and lease of new vehicles; and acquires subscribers through the sale and lease of previously owned vehicles with factory-installed satellite radios. Its satellite radio systems include satellites, terrestrial repeaters, and other satellite facilities; studios; and radios. Further, the company provides satellite television services, which offer music channels on the DISH NETWORK satellite television service as a programming package; Travel Link, a suite of data services that include graphical weather, fuel prices, sports schedule and scores, and movie listings; real-time traffic services; and real-time weather services. Additionally, it offers location-based services through two-way wireless connectivity, including safety, security, convenience, maintenance and data services, remote vehicles diagnostics, stolen or parked vehicle locator services, and monitoring of vehicle emission systems. The company also sells satellite and Internet radios directly to consumers through its Website, as well as through national and regional retailers. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.