Three Movers to Watch for: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP), Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), First Data Corporation (FDC)

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) grew with the stock adding 2.92% or $1.12 to close at $39.53 on light trading volume of 3.5M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.95M. 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 62.63% up for the period and up by 13.43% so far this year. With price target of $43.95 and a 81.98% 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.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) dropped $-0.06 to close the day at a new closing price of $15.9, a -0.38% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 174.14% above its 52 week low of $6.55. A total of 23.41M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 30.89M. The stock, which fluctuated between $15.56 and $15.99 during the day, currently situated -6.8% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 4.67% in the past one month and up by 14.06% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $14.76 and RSI of 52.13, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc., a natural resource company, acquires, explores, and develops mineral assets, and oil and natural gas resources. The company explores for copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt hydroxide, silver, and other metals, as well as oil and gas. It holds interests in various mines located in the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia; Morenci, Bagdad, Safford, Sierrita, Miami, Chino, Tyrone, Henderson, and Climax in North America; Cerro Verde and El Abra in South America; and the Tenke Fungurume minerals district in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa. The company’s oil and gas operations include oil production facilities in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico; oil production facilities onshore and offshore in California; onshore natural gas resources in the Haynesville shale in Louisiana; natural gas production from the Madden area in central Wyoming; and a position in the Inboard Lower Tertiary/Cretaceous natural gas trend onshore located in South Louisiana. As of December 31, 2015, its consolidated recoverable proven and probable mineral reserves included 99.5 billion pounds of copper, 27.1 million ounces of gold, 3.05 billion pounds of molybdenum, 271.2 million ounces of silver, and 0.87 billion pounds of cobalt; and its estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves totaled 252 million barrels of oil equivalents. The company was formerly known as Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. and changed its name to Freeport-McMoRan Inc. in July 2014. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

First Data Corporation (FDC) shares were up in last trading by 0.68% to $16.25. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 4.84% over the past week and grew 5.31% in the past month. It is currently trading 8.02% above its 50 day moving average and 21.18% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -2.29% decrease in value from its one year high of $16.63. The RSI indicator value of 65.31, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

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

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX), Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP), Hess Corporation (HES)

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX) fell -0.2% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.06 to finish the day at $29.65 with about 3.05M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.38M. The $23.68B market cap company, which fluctuated between $29.53 and $29.85 during the day, currently situated 27.75% above its 52 week low of $23.88 and -5.27% away from its one year high of $31.3. The RSI of 51.08 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, 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.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) dropped $-0.31 to close the day at a new closing price of $38.08, a -0.81% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 114.58% above its 52 week low of $24.37. A total of 3.05M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.07M. The stock, which fluctuated between $37.81 and $38.92 during the day, currently situated -7.22% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 8.04% in the past one month and up by 5.53% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $43.95 and RSI of 59.25, the stock still has upside potential, 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.

Hess Corporation (HES) had a light trading with around 3M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.37M. The stock traded between $52.2 and $53.53 before closing at the price of $52.51 with 0.36% change on the day. The New York New York 10036 based company is currently trading 44.79% above its 52 week low of $39.95 and -19.59% below its 52 week high of $65.56. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 29.9 and $65.71 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Hess Corporation, an exploration and production company, develops, produces, purchases, transports, and sells crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas. The company operates in two segments, Exploration and Production, and Bakken Midstream. It is also involved in crude oil and natural gas gathering, processing of natural gas and the fractionation of natural gas liquids, transportation of crude oil by rail car, terminating and loading crude oil and natural gas liquids, and the storage and terminating of propane primarily in the Bakken shale play of North Dakota. The company operates primarily in the United States, Denmark, Equatorial Guinea, the Joint Development Area of Malaysia/Thailand, Malaysia, and Norway. As of December 31, 2015, it had total proved reserves of 1,086 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: salesforce.com, inc. (CRM), Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG), Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP)

salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) climbed 0.61% during last trading as the stock added $0.49 to finish the day at $80.7 with about 2.57M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.02M. The $56.17B market cap company, which fluctuated between $79.63 and $80.83 during the day, currently situated 53.42% above its 52 week low of $56.58 and -4.47% away from its one year high of $84.48. The RSI of 73.97 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

salesforce.com, inc. provides enterprise cloud computing solutions, with a focus on customer relationship management to various businesses and industries worldwide. It offers enterprise cloud computing applications and platform services, including Sales Cloud that enables companies to store data, monitor leads and progress, forecast opportunities, gain insights through relationship intelligence, and collaborate around sales on desktop and mobile devices. The company also provides Service Cloud that enables companies to deliver personalized customer service and support, as well as connects their service agents with customers on various devices; and Marketing Cloud, which enables companies to plan, personalize, and optimize customer interactions. In addition, it offers Community Cloud that enables companies to engage with groups of people by giving them access to information, applications, and experts; Analytics Cloud, an application, which enables companies to deploy sales, service, marketing, and custom analytics applications using various data source; Internet of Things Cloud that enables customers to process data, as well as build personalized actions and engage with customers in real time; and App Cloud, an application development platform for companies to deliver connected applications for various business needs. Further, the company provides professional services, including consulting, deployment, training, and design and integration services to facilitate the adoption of its cloud solutions, as well as offers various education service offerings ranging from introductory online courses to advanced architecture certifications. It sells and markets services primarily through its direct sales force, as well as through consulting firms, systems integrators, and regional partners. The company has a strategic alliance with Cisco to develop IoT and contact center platforms. salesforce.com, inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG) gained $0.1 to close the day at a new closing price of $43.54, a 0.23% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 11.95% above its 52 week low of $39.28. A total of 2.52M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.47M. The stock, which fluctuated between $43.39 and $43.83 during the day, currently situated -5.5% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.05% in the past one month and up by 5% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $45.91 and RSI of 51.42, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company primarily in the Northeastern and Mid- Atlantic United States. The company operates nuclear, coal, gas, oil-fired, and renewable generation facilities with a generation capacity of approximately 11,678 megawatts. It sells electricity, natural gas, emissions credits, and a series of energy-related products. The company also transmits electricity; and distributes electricity and gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers, as well as invests in solar generation projects, and implements energy efficiency and demand response programs. In addition, it offers appliance services and repairs to customers. As of December 31, 2015, the company’s electric transmission and distribution system included 24,022 circuit miles, of which 8,226 circuit miles were underground; and 848,496 poles, of which 549,636 poles were jointly-owned, as well as 4 electric distribution headquarters and 5 sub-headquarters. It also owned and operated 18,112 miles of gas mains; owned 12 gas distribution headquarters and 2 sub-headquarters; owned 1 meter shop; operated 60 natural gas metering and regulating stations; and owned 43 switching stations with an aggregate installed capacity of 29,090 megavolt-amperes (MVA) and 246 substations with an aggregate installed capacity of 8,179 MVA. Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) had a light trading with around 2.52M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.15M. The stock traded between $38.68 and $39.44 before closing at the price of $38.83 with -1.94% change on the day. The Dallas Texas 75225 based company is currently trading 133.96% above its 52 week low of $20.26 and -5.39% below its 52 week high of $43.5. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 65.57 and $43.95 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold 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.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP), Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV), American International Group, Inc. (AIG)

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.77% or $0.3 to close the day at $39.29 on active trading volume of 4.63M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.94M. The Dallas Texas 75225 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas pipelines group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 58.79%, compared to the industry which has advanced 56.98% over the same period. With RSI of 68.22, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $43.95, 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.

Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) climbed 0.25% during last trading as the stock added $0.13 to finish the day at $52.86 with about 4.56M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.97M. The $32.54B market cap company, which fluctuated between $52.18 and $53.31 during the day, currently situated 57.07% above its 52 week low of $33.96 and -2.44% away from its one year high of $54.18. The RSI of 60.8 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Southwest Airlines Co. operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 704 Boeing 737 aircraft. The company served 97 destinations in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as 7 near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Aruba, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, and Belize. It also sells frequent flyer points and related services to business partners participating in the Rapid Rewards frequent flyer program, including car rental agencies, hotels, restaurants, and retailers. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) saw its value decrease by -0.23% as the stock dropped $-0.15 to finish the day at a closing price of $64.12. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $48.41-$67.47 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $63.75 to $64.61 during the day, are up by 6.2% in the past three months and up by 11.52% over the past six months. It is currently trading -2.7% below its 20 day moving average and -1.93% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $72.13 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 38.09. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

American International Group, Inc. provides insurance products and services for commercial, institutional, and individual customers in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company operates through two segments, Commercial Insurance and Consumer Insurance. The company’s Commercial Insurance segment offers general liability, commercial automobile liability, workers’ compensation, excess casualty, and crisis management causality insurance products, as well as various risk-sharing and other customized structured programs; commercial, industrial, and energy-related property insurance products; aerospace, environmental, political risk, trade credit, surety, and marine insurance products; various insurance products for small and medium sized enterprises; and professional liability insurance products. It also provides mortgage guaranty insurance; stable value wrap products, and structured settlement and terminal funding annuities; and corporate- and bank-owned life insurance and guaranteed investment contracts. This segment sells its products through independent retail and wholesale brokers, agency network, specialized marketing and consulting firms, and structured settlement brokers. Its Consumer Insurance segment offers retirement products, such as fixed annuities, and immediate and deferred income annuities; variable and fixed index annuities; and mutual funds, and plan administrative and compliance services. This segment’s products also include term and whole life, cancer, and critical illness insurance products; personal accident and supplemental health products; travel insurance products and services; automobile and homeowners, and extended warranty insurance; and identity theft and credit card protection products. It sells its products through agents, direct marketing, independent marketing organizations, financial advisors, banks, wirehouses, and broker-dealers. The company was founded in 1919 and is based in New York, New York.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP), American Express Company (AXP), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.46% or $-0.18 to close the day at $38.83 on light trading volume of 3.55M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.99M. The Dallas Texas 75225 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas pipelines group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 46.2%, compared to the industry which has advanced 54.52% over the same period. With RSI of 68.07, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $43.95, 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.

American Express Company (AXP) fell -0.1% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.08 to finish the day at $76.85 with about 3.52M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.48M. The $70.34B market cap company, which fluctuated between $76.54 and $77.3 during the day, currently situated 55.83% above its 52 week low of $50.27 and -1.5% away from its one year high of $78.02. The RSI of 59.08 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

American Express Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services to consumers and businesses worldwide. It operates through four segments: U.S. Card Services, International Card Services, Global Commercial Services, and Global Network & Merchant Services. The company’s products and services include charge and credit card products; network services; expense management products and services; travel-related services; and stored value/prepaid products. Its products and services also comprise merchant acquisition and processing, servicing and settlement, merchant financing, point-of-sale, and marketing and information products and services for merchants; fraud prevention services; and the design of customized customer loyalty and rewards programs. The company sells its products and services to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and large corporations through direct mail, online applications, in-house and third-party sales forces, and direct response advertising. American Express Company was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) saw its value decrease by -0.76% as the stock dropped $-1.36 to finish the day at a closing price of $177.3. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $116.9-$179.25 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $177.3 to $179.2 during the day, are up by 17.85% in the past three months and up by 11.83% over the past six months. It is currently trading 4.74% above its 20 day moving average and 6.82% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $163.55 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 70.48. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The company’s Global Technology Services segment provides IT infrastructure services, such as IT outsourcing, integrated technology, cloud, and technology support services. Its Global Business Services segment offers consulting and systems integration services for strategy and transformation, application innovation services, enterprise applications, and analytics; application management, maintenance, and support services; and processing platforms and business process outsourcing services. The company’s Software segment provides middleware and operating systems software, including WebSphere software to integrate and manage business processes; information management software that enables clients to integrate, manage, and analyze data from various sources; Tivoli software that manages business infrastructure in real time; Workforce Solutions, which enables businesses to connect people and processes; and Rational software that supports software development. This segment also provides Watson software to interact in natural language, process big data, and learn from interactions with people and computers; Watson Health that offers data analytics and insights of individual health; and Watson Internet of Things that allows direct sensing and communication of data. Its Systems Hardware segment offers infrastructure technologies, such as servers for businesses, organizations, and technical computing applications; and data storage products and solutions. The company’s Global Financing segment provides lease and loan financing; commercial financing to suppliers, distributors, and remarketers; and remanufacturing and remarketing services. The company was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. and changed its name to International Business Machines Corporation in 1924. The company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Armonk, New York.

 

Stocks Highlights: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP), Nucor Corporation (NUE), FirstEnergy Corp. (FE)

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) had a active trading with around 5.83M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.83M. The stock traded between $37.01 and $38.69 before closing at the price of $38.63 with 4.41% change on the day. The Dallas Texas 75225 based company is currently trading 126.51% above its 52 week low of $18.62 and -8.41% below its 52 week high of $43.5. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 66.31 and $44.18 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold 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.

Nucor Corporation (NUE) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.99% or $-1.21 to close the day at $59.71 on active trading volume of 5.82M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.16M. The Charlotte North Carolina 28211 based company has been outperforming the steel & iron group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 68.38%, compared to the industry which has advanced 100.68% over the same period. With RSI of 44.96, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $64.41, making it a hold for now.

Nucor Corporation manufactures and sells steel and steel products in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Steel Mills, Steel Products, and Raw Materials. The Steel Mills segment produces and distributes hot-rolled, cold-rolled, and galvanized sheet steel products; plate steel products; structural steel products comprising wide-flange beams, beam blanks, H-pilings, and sheet pilings; and bar steel products, such as blooms, billets, concrete reinforcing bars, merchant bars, and special bar quality products. This segment sells its products to steel service centers, fabricators, and manufacturers in automotive, energy, agricultural, heavy equipment, and transportation sectors. The Steel Products segment offers steel joists and joist girders, steel decks, fabricated concrete reinforcing and cold finished steel products, steel fasteners, metal building systems, steel gratings, and wire and wire mesh products to general contractors, fabricators, distributors, and manufacturers. Its products are used by contractors in constructing highways, bridges, reservoirs, utilities, hospitals, schools, airports, stadiums, and high-rise buildings. The Raw Materials segment produces direct reduced iron (DRI); brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron, hot briquetted iron, and DRI; supplies ferro-alloys; and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal, as well as holds working interest in natural gas drilling programs. This segment sells its ferrous scrap to electric arc furnace steel mills and foundries for use in manufacturing process; and nonferrous scrap metal to aluminum can producers, secondary aluminum smelters, steel mills, and other processors and consumers of various nonferrous metals. The company offers its products through its in-house sales forces, as well as internal distribution and trading companies. Nucor Corporation was founded in 1940 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) shares were up in last trading by 0.74% to $29.8. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -3.12% over the past week and fell -4.55% in the past month. It is currently trading -4.31% below its 50 day moving average and -8.58% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -16.79% decrease in value from its one year high of $36.6. The RSI indicator value of 37.53, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

FirstEnergy Corp., through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in the United States. The company operates through Regulated Distribution, Regulated Transmission, and Competitive Energy Services segments. It owns and operates coal-fired, nuclear, hydroelectric, oil and natural gas, wind, and solar power generating facilities. The company also provides energy-related products and services to retail and wholesale customers. It operates 24,211 pole miles of overhead and underground transmission lines; and electric distribution systems, including 268,682 miles of overhead pole line and underground conduit carrying primary, secondary, and street lighting circuits; as well as owns substations with a total installed transformer capacity of approximately 154,612,802 kilovolt-amperes. The company serves approximately six million customers within 65,000 square miles in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York. FirstEnergy Corp. was founded in 1996 and is based in Akron, Ohio.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL), Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP), Western Digital Corporation (WDC)

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.37% or $0.67 to close the day at $49.44 on light trading volume of 6.4M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.46M. The Atlanta Georgia 30354 based company has been outperforming the major airlines group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 9.41%, compared to the industry which has advanced 18.35% over the same period. With RSI of 46.97, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $0, making it a hold for now.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Airline and Refinery. Its route network is centered around a system of hubs, international gateways, and airports in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, London-Heathrow, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle, and Tokyo-Narita. The company sells its tickets through various distribution channels, including delta.com and mobile, telephone reservations, traditional brick and mortar, and online travel agencies. It also provides aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul services; staffing, and professional security and training services, as well as aviation solutions to third parties; vacation packages to third-party consumers; and aircraft charters, and aircraft management and programs. As of February 3, 2016, the company operated a fleet of approximately 800 aircrafts. Delta Air Lines, Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) climbed 3.5% during last trading as the stock added $1.25 to finish the day at $37 with about 6.39M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.75M. The $20.02B market cap company, which fluctuated between $36.03 and $37.45 during the day, currently situated 116.95% above its 52 week low of $18.62 and -12.27% away from its one year high of $43.5. The RSI of 58.49 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.

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) saw its value increase by 4.62% as the stock gained $3.36 to finish the day at a closing price of $76.01. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $34.99-$76.52 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $73.93 to $76.52 during the day, are up by 44.25% in the past three months and up by 48.28% over the past six months. It is currently trading 7.56% above its 20 day moving average and 15.03% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $79.59 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 72.81. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

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

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI), Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (ETE), Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP)

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.29% or $-0.04 to close the day at $13.52 on light trading volume of 2.71M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.27M. The Tulsa Oklahoma 74119 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 106.41%, compared to the industry which has advanced 50.38% over the same period. With RSI of 39.41, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $15.13, making it a hold for now.

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. operates as an independent energy company in the United States. It focuses on the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties, as well as the transportation of oil and natural gas primarily in the Permian Basin in West Texas. As of December 31, 2015, it had interests in the 135,408 net acres in the Permian Basin; and had total proved reserves of 125,698 thousand barrels of oil equivalent. The company was formerly known as Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Laredo Petroleum, Inc. in December 2013. Laredo Petroleum, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (ETE) grew with the stock adding 1.28% or $0.23 to close at $18.25 on light trading volume of 2.71M compared its three months average trading volume of 6.76M. 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 108.96% up for the period and down by -5.49% so far this year. With price target of $19.84 and a 384.85% rebound from 52-week low, Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. provides diversified energy-related services in the Unites States. It owns and operates approximately 7,500 miles of natural gas transportation pipelines and three natural gas storage facilities in Texas; and approximately 12,300 miles of interstate natural gas pipelines. The company sells natural gas to electric utilities, independent power plants, local distribution companies, industrial end-users, and other marketing companies. Its midstream operations include ownership and operation of approximately 35,000 miles of in service natural gas pipelines, 31 natural gas processing plants, 21 natural gas treating facilities, and 4 natural gas conditioning facilities in Texas, New Mexico, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana; operation of natural gas gathering, oil pipeline, and oil stabilization facilities in South Texas, as well as a natural gas gathering system in Ohio; and transportation and supply of water to natural gas producers in Pennsylvania. The company’s natural gas liquid (NGL) transportation and services operations include ownership of approximately 2,000 miles of NGL pipelines, three NGL processing plants, four NGL and propane fractionation facilities, and NGL storage facilities. It also sells gasoline and middle distillates at retail; operates convenience stores primarily on the east coast and in the Midwest region of the United States; and gathers, purchases, stores, transports, markets, and sells crude oil, NGLs, and refined products. In addition, it provides natural gas compression services; treating services, such as carbon dioxide and hydrogen sulfide removal, natural gas cooling, dehydration, and British thermal unit management services; and manages coal and natural resources properties, as well as sells standing timber, leases coal-related infrastructure facilities, collects oil and gas royalties, and generates a total of 75 megawatts electrical power. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.03% or $-0.01 to close the day at $35.75 on lower than average trading volume of 2.71M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.75M. The Dallas Texas 75225 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas pipelines companies by 1.1307% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -0.17% YTD, versus the oil & gas pipelines industry which is up 0.92% for the same period. The RSI of 47.9 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.

 

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.