3 Trending Stocks: Micron Technology, Inc. (MU), Ford Motor Company (F), Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.17% or $-0.04 to close the day at $22.98 on light trading volume of 23.68M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 26.6M. The Boise Idaho 83716 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor- memory chips group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 100%, compared to the industry which has advanced 89.88% over the same period. With RSI of 47.57, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $28.19, making it a hold for now.

Micron Technology, Inc. provides semiconductor systems worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Compute and Networking Business Unit, Storage Business Unit, Mobile Business Unit, and Embedded Business Unit. It offers DDR3 and DDR4 DRAM products for computers, servers, networking devices, communications equipment, consumer electronics, automotive, and industrial applications; mobile low-power DRAM products for smartphones, tablets, automotive, laptop computers, and other mobile consumer device applications; DDR2 and DDR DRAM, GDDR5 and GDDR5X DRAM, SDRAM, and RLDRAM products for networking devices, servers, consumer electronics, communications equipment, computer peripherals, automotive and industrial applications, and computer memory upgrades; and hybrid memory cube semiconductor memory devices for use in networking and computing applications. The company also provides NAND Flash products, which are electrically re-writeable, non-volatile semiconductor memory devices; client solid-state drives (SSDs) for notebooks, desktops, workstations, and other consumer applications; enterprise SSDs for server and storage applications; managed multi-chip package products; digital media products, including flash memory cards and JumpDrive products under the Lexar brand name. In addition, it manufactures products that are sold under other brand names; and resells flash memory products that are purchased from other NAND Flash suppliers. Further, the company provides 3D XPoint memory products; and NOR Flash, which are electrically re-writeable and semiconductor memory devices for automotive, industrial, connected home, and consumer applications. It markets its products to original equipment manufacturers and retailers through its internal sales force, independent sales representatives, and distributors; and through a Web-based customer direct sales channel, and channel and distribution partners. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Boise, Idaho.

Ford Motor Company (F) fell -0.71% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.09 to finish the day at $12.54 with about 22.86M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 35.45M. The $49.31B market cap company, which fluctuated between $12.48 and $12.64 during the day, currently situated 15.1% above its 52 week low of $11.07 and -8.28% away from its one year high of $14.22. The RSI of 52.42 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Ford Motor Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and services automobiles in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company’s Automotive segment develops, manufactures, distributes, and services cars, trucks, SUVs, and electrified vehicles under the Ford name; and luxury vehicles under the Lincoln name, as well as service parts and accessories. This segment markets its products through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments. Its Financial Services segment offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. Its financing products comprise retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; and direct financing leases for new vehicles to retail and commercial customers, such as leasing companies, government entities, daily rental car companies, and fleet customers. This segment also offers wholesale loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital and improvement of dealership facilities, purchase dealership real estate, and other dealer vehicle programs. The company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) saw its value decrease by -0.12% as the stock dropped $-0.16 to finish the day at a closing price of $135.35. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $89.47-$136.27 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $134.84 to $135.9 during the day, are up by 26.91% in the past three months and up by 25.1% over the past six months. It is currently trading 7.03% above its 20 day moving average and 12.82% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $139.19 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 89.4. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players to consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, and education, enterprise, and government customers worldwide. The company also sells related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. It offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; and Mac, a line of desktop and portable personal computers. The company also provides iLife, a consumer-oriented digital lifestyle software application suite; iWork, an integrated productivity suite that helps users create, present, and publish documents, presentations, and spreadsheets; and other application software, such as Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro X, and FileMaker Pro. In addition, it offers Apple TV that connects to consumers’ TV and enables them to access digital content directly for streaming high definition video, playing music and games, and viewing photos; Apple Watch, a personal electronic device; and iPod, a line of portable digital music and media players. Further, the company sells Apple-branded and third-party Mac-compatible, and iOS-compatible accessories, such as headphones, displays, storage devices, Beats products, and other connectivity and computing products and supplies. Additionally, it offers iCloud, a cloud service; AppleCare that offers support options for its customers; and Apple Pay, a mobile payment service. The company sells and delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, App Store, Mac App Store, TV App Store, iBooks Store, and Apple Music. It also sells its products through its retail and online stores, and direct sales force, as well as through third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Apple Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

 

Worth Watching Stocks: Aflac Incorporated (AFL), Ford Motor Company (F), United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL)

Aflac Incorporated (AFL) saw its value increase by 0.08% as the stock gained $0.06 to finish the day at a closing price of $71.04. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $58.46-$74.5 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $70.7 to $71.22 during the day, are down by -0.97% in the past three months and down by -0.51% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.66% above its 20 day moving average and 2.62% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $71.62 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 63.18.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Aflac Incorporated, through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, provides supplemental health and life insurance products. It operates through two segments, Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S. The Aflac Japan segment offers various voluntary supplemental insurance products, including cancer plans, general medical indemnity plans, medical/sickness riders, care plans, living benefit life plans, ordinary life insurance plans, and annuities in Japan. The Aflac U.S. segment provides products designed to protect individuals from depletion of assets, which comprise accident, cancer, critical illness/critical care, hospital intensive care, hospital indemnity, fixed-benefit dental, and vision care plans; and loss-of-income products, such as life and short-term disability plans in the United States (U.S.). The company sells its products through sales associates and brokers, independent corporate agencies, individual agencies, and affiliated corporate agencies. Aflac Incorporated was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.

Ford Motor Company (F) shares were up in last trading by 0.72% to $12.65. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.51% over the past week and grew 1.77% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.75% above its 50 day moving average and 3.19% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -7.48% decrease in value from its one year high of $14.22. The RSI indicator value of 57.06, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Ford Motor Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and services automobiles in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company’s Automotive segment develops, manufactures, distributes, and services cars, trucks, SUVs, and electrified vehicles under the Ford name; and luxury vehicles under the Lincoln name, as well as service parts and accessories. This segment markets its products through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments. Its Financial Services segment offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. Its financing products comprise retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; and direct financing leases for new vehicles to retail and commercial customers, such as leasing companies, government entities, daily rental car companies, and fleet customers. This segment also offers wholesale loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital and improvement of dealership facilities, purchase dealership real estate, and other dealer vehicle programs. The company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) traded within a range of $72 to $73.88 after opening the day at $73.44. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 1.18% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.14% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $73.74 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -3.98% below its 52 week high of $76.8 and 97.11% above its 12-month low of $37.41. The shares are up by over 22.39% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 53.22 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

United Continental Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides air transportation services in North America, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. The company transports people and cargo through its mainline and regional operations. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 1,236 aircraft. United Continental Holdings, Inc. also sells fuel; and offers catering, ground handling, and maintenance services for third parties. The company was formerly known as UAL Corporation and changed its name to United Continental Holdings, Inc. in October 2010. United Continental Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Intel Corporation (INTC), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Ford Motor Company (F)

Intel Corporation (INTC) saw its value decrease by -0.34% as the stock dropped $-0.12 to finish the day at a closing price of $35.34. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $28.36-$38.45 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $34.84 to $35.43 during the day, are up by 2.42% in the past three months and up by 3.41% over the past six months. It is currently trading -3.55% below its 20 day moving average and -2.33% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $41.15 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 36.53.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. It operates through Client Computing Group, Data Center Group, Internet of Things Group, Software and Services, and All Other segments. The company’s platforms are used in various computing applications comprising notebooks, 2 in 1 systems, desktops, servers, tablets, smartphones, wireless and wired connectivity products, wearables, retail devices, and manufacturing devices, as well as for retail, transportation, industrial, buildings, home use, and other market segments. It offers microprocessors that processes system data and controls other devices in the system; chipsets, which send data between the microprocessor and input, display, and storage devices, such as keyboard, mouse, monitor, hard drive or solid-state drive, and optical disc drives; and system-on-chip products that integrate its central processing units with other system components onto a single chip. The company also provides communication and connectivity offerings, such as baseband processors, radio frequency transceivers, and power management integrated circuits; and tablet, phone, and Internet of Things solutions, which include multimode 4G LTE modems, Bluetooth technology and GPS receivers, software solutions, and interoperability tests, as well as home gateway and set-top box components. In addition, it offers security solutions for computers, mobile devices, and networks, as well as software and services for technology integration; NAND flash memory products, which are used in solid-state drives; and custom foundry services, including custom silicon, packaging, and manufacturing test services. The company sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and industrial and communications equipment manufacturers in the computing and communications industries. Intel Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Santa Clara, California.

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) shares were down in last trading by -2.37% to $113.62. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.66% over the past week and grew 8.04% in the past month. It is currently trading 9.17% above its 50 day moving average and 63.03% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -6.04% decrease in value from its one year high of $120.92. The RSI indicator value of 59.08, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

NVIDIA Corporation operates as a visual computing company worldwide. It operates in two segments, GPU and Tegra Processor. The GPU segment offers processors, which include GeForce for PC gaming; Quadro for design professionals working in computer-aided design, video editing, special effects, and other creative applications; Tesla for deep learning, accelerated computing, and general purpose computing; and GRID for cloud-based streaming on gaming devices. The Tegra Processor segment provides processors that integrate a computer onto a single chip under the Tegra brand name; DRIVE automotive computers, which offer supercomputing capabilities; and tablet and portable devices for mobile gaming under the SHIELD name. The company’s products are used in gaming, professional visualization, datacenter, and automotive markets. It sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, system builders, motherboard manufacturers, add-in board manufacturers, and retailers/distributors. The company has a collaboration with ZENRIN to develop a cloud-to-car HD map solution for self-driving cars. NVIDIA Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Ford Motor Company (F) traded within a range of $12.37 to $12.51 after opening the day at $12.44. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 4.79% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.05% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $12.51 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -8.5% below its 52 week high of $14.22 and 18.51% above its 12-month low of $11.07. The shares are up by over 9.77% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 51.52 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Ford Motor Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and services automobiles in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company’s Automotive segment develops, manufactures, distributes, and services cars, trucks, SUVs, and electrified vehicles under the Ford name; and luxury vehicles under the Lincoln name, as well as service parts and accessories. This segment markets its products through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments. Its Financial Services segment offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. Its financing products comprise retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; and direct financing leases for new vehicles to retail and commercial customers, such as leasing companies, government entities, daily rental car companies, and fleet customers. This segment also offers wholesale loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital and improvement of dealership facilities, purchase dealership real estate, and other dealer vehicle programs. The company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Ford Motor Company (F), Apple Inc. (AAPL), Facebook, Inc. (FB)

Ford Motor Company (F) saw its value increase by 0.32% as the stock gained $0.04 to finish the day at a closing price of $12.38. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $11.07-$14.22 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $12.27 to $12.45 during the day, are up by 8.63% in the past three months and up by 3.46% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.51% below its 20 day moving average and 0.02% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $13.09 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 47.01.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Ford Motor Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, finances, and services automobiles. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector develops, manufactures, distributes, and services passenger cars, trucks, SUVs, light commercial vehicles, trucks, vans, and electrified vehicles, as well as offers parts and accessories. It offers vehicles primarily under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. This sector markets and sells its products through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments. The Financial Services sector offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. It provides financing products, including retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; and direct financing leases for new vehicles to retail and commercial customers, government entities, daily rental car companies, leasing companies, and fleet customers. This sector also offers wholesale loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital and improvement of dealership facilities, purchase dealership real estate, and other dealer vehicle programs. It serves clients in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) shares were up in last trading by 0.39% to $132.04. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.56% over the past week and grew 10.97% in the past month. It is currently trading 12.17% above its 50 day moving average and 23.05% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.04% decrease in value from its one year high of $132.22. The RSI indicator value of 89.92, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players to consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, and education, enterprise, and government customers worldwide. The company also sells related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. It offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; and Mac, a line of desktop and portable personal computers. The company also provides iLife, a consumer-oriented digital lifestyle software application suite; iWork, an integrated productivity suite that helps users create, present, and publish documents, presentations, and spreadsheets; and other application software, such as Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro X, and FileMaker Pro. In addition, it offers Apple TV that connects to consumers’ TV and enables them to access digital content directly for streaming high definition video, playing music and games, and viewing photos; Apple Watch, a personal electronic device; and iPod, a line of portable digital music and media players. Further, the company sells Apple-branded and third-party Mac-compatible, and iOS-compatible accessories, such as headphones, displays, storage devices, Beats products, and other connectivity and computing products and supplies. Additionally, it offers iCloud, a cloud service; AppleCare that offers support options for its customers; and Apple Pay, a mobile payment service. The company sells and delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, App Store, Mac App Store, TV App Store, iBooks Store, and Apple Music. It also sells its products through its retail and online stores, and direct sales force, as well as through third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Apple Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

Facebook, Inc. (FB) traded within a range of $132.44 to $134.44 after opening the day at $132.6. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 16.64% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.79% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $134.2 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -0.95% below its 52 week high of $135.49 and 38.61% above its 12-month low of $98.88. The shares are up by over 9.86% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 69.01 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Facebook, Inc. provides various products to connect and share through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces worldwide. Its solutions include Facebook Website and mobile application that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate each other on mobile devices and personal computers; Instagram, a mobile application that enables people to take photos or videos, customize them with filter effects, and share them with friends and followers in a photo feed or send them directly to friends; Messenger, a messaging application to communicate with people and businesses across platforms and devices; and WhatsApp Messenger, a mobile messaging application. The company also offers Oculus virtual reality technology and content platform, which allow people to enter an immersive and interactive environment to play games, consume content, and connect with others. As of December 31, 2016, it had approximately 1.23 billion daily active users. Facebook, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

 

Stocks in Review: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), Bank of America Corporation (BAC), Ford Motor Company (F)

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) traded within a range of $17.41 to $17.97 after opening the day at $17.7. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 10% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.82% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $17.93 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -28.99% below its 52 week high of $25.25 and 30.59% above its 12-month low of $13.73. The shares are up by over 1.99% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 58.93 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Twitter, Inc. operates as a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. The company offers various products and services, including Twitter that allows users to create, distribute, and discover content; and Periscope and Vine, a mobile application that enables user to broadcast and watch video live. It also provides promoted products and services, such as promoted tweets, promoted accounts, and promoted trends that enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services; and subscription access to its data feed for data partners. In addition, the company offers a set of tools, public APIs, and embeddable widgets for developers to contribute their content to its platform; syndicate and distribute Twitter content across their properties; and enhance their Websites and applications with Twitter content. Twitter, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.73% or $-0.17 to close the day at $23.12 on active trading volume of 91.85M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 120.61M. The Charlotte North Carolina 28255 based company has been outperforming the money center banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 81.33%, compared to the industry which has advanced 18.55% over the same period. With RSI of 54.68, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $24.79, making it a hold for now.

Bank of America Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial products and services for individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses, institutional investors, large corporations, and governments worldwide. It operates through five segments: Consumer Banking, Global Wealth & Investment Management, Global Banking, Global Markets, and Legacy Assets & Servicing. The Consumer Banking segment offers traditional and money market savings accounts, CDs and IRAs, noninterest- and interest-bearing checking accounts, and investment accounts and products, as well as credit and debit cards, residential mortgages and home equity loans, and direct and indirect loans. This segment provides its products and services through approximately 4,700 financial centers, 16,000 ATMs, call centers, and online and mobile platforms. The Global Wealth & Investment Management segment offers investment management, brokerage, banking, and retirement products, as well as wealth management and customized solutions. The Global Banking segment provides lending products and services, including commercial loans, leases, commitment facilities, trade finance, real estate lending, and asset-based lending; treasury solutions, such as treasury management, foreign exchange, and short-term investing options; working capital management solutions; and debt and equity underwriting and distribution, and merger-related and other advisory services. The Global Markets segment offers market-making, financing, securities clearing, settlement, and custody services, as well as risk management, foreign exchange, fixed-income, and mortgage-related products. The Legacy Assets & Servicing segment engages in mortgage servicing activities related to residential first mortgage and home equity loans; and managing legacy exposures related to mortgage origination, sales, and servicing. Bank of America Corporation was founded in 1874 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Ford Motor Company (F) dropped $-0.04 to close the day at a new closing price of $12.52, a -0.32% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 18.6% above its 52 week low of $11.07. A total of 26.79M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 37.52M. The stock, which fluctuated between $12.46 and $12.61 during the day, currently situated -8.43% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -0.38% in the past one month and up by 12.09% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $13.09 and RSI of 52.69, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Ford Motor Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, finances, and services automobiles. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector develops, manufactures, distributes, and services passenger cars, trucks, SUVs, light commercial vehicles, trucks, vans, and electrified vehicles, as well as offers parts and accessories. It offers vehicles primarily under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. This sector markets and sells its products through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments. The Financial Services sector offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. It provides financing products, including retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; and direct financing leases for new vehicles to retail and commercial customers, government entities, daily rental car companies, leasing companies, and fleet customers. This sector also offers wholesale loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital and improvement of dealership facilities, purchase dealership real estate, and other dealer vehicle programs. It serves clients in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Ford Motor Company (F), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI), Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

Ford Motor Company (F) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.32% or $-0.04 to close the day at $12.28 on light trading volume of 29.02M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 37.64M. The Dearborn Michigan 48126 based company has been outperforming the auto manufacturers – major group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 12.68%, compared to the industry which has advanced 13.75% over the same period. With RSI of 47.46, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $12.83, making it a hold for now.

Ford Motor Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, finances, and services automobiles. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector develops, manufactures, distributes, and services passenger cars, trucks, SUVs, light commercial vehicles, trucks, vans, and electrified vehicles, as well as offers parts and accessories. It offers vehicles primarily under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. This sector markets and sells its products through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments. The Financial Services sector offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. It provides financing products, including retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; and direct financing leases for new vehicles to retail and commercial customers, government entities, daily rental car companies, leasing companies, and fleet customers. This sector also offers wholesale loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital and improvement of dealership facilities, purchase dealership real estate, and other dealer vehicle programs. It serves clients in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) fell -0.42% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.02 to finish the day at $4.75 with about 28.32M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 30.55M. The $22.92B market cap company, which fluctuated between $4.73 and $4.82 during the day, currently situated 44.73% above its 52 week low of $3.29 and -1.04% away from its one year high of $4.82. The RSI of 66.74 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, 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.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) saw its value increase by 2.23% as the stock gained $0.68 to finish the day at a closing price of $31.18. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $22.46-$31.95 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $30.52 to $31.26 during the day, are up by 3.17% in the past three months and up by 3.21% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.78% above its 20 day moving average and 3.69% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $33.11 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 68.32. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol (IP) based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. It provides switching products, including fixed-configuration and modular switches, and storage products that provide connectivity to end users, workstations, IP phones, wireless access points, and servers; and next-generation network routing products that interconnect public and private wireline and mobile networks for mobile, data, voice, and video applications. The company also offers service provider video infrastructure, including set-top boxes, cable/telecommunications access products, and cable modems; and video software and solutions. In addition, it provides collaboration products comprising unified communications products, conferencing products, collaboration endpoints, and business messaging products; data center products, such as blade and rack servers, modular servers, fabric interconnects, software, and server access virtualization solutions; security products, including network and data center security, advanced threat protection, Web and email security, access and policy, unified threat management, and advisory, integration, and managed services; and other products, such as emerging technologies and other networking products. Further, the company offers wireless products consisting of wireless access points; network managed services; and standalone, switch-converged, and cloud managed solutions. Additionally, it provides technical support services and advanced services. The company serves businesses of various sizes, public institutions, governments, and communications service providers. Cisco Systems, Inc. sells its products directly, as well as through channel partners, such as systems integrators, service providers, other resellers, and distributors. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL), Ford Motor Company (F), Aflac Incorporated (AFL)

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) retreated with the stock falling -1.74% or $-1.25 to close at $70.47 on active trading volume of 5.46M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.84M. The Chicago Illinois 60606 based company operating under the Major Airlines industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 44.23% up for the period and down by -3.31% so far this year. With price target of $85.28 and a 88.37% rebound from 52-week low, United Continental Holdings, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

United Continental Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides air transportation services in North America, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. The company transports people and cargo through its mainline and regional operations. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 1,236 aircraft. United Continental Holdings, Inc. also sells fuel; and offers catering, ground handling, and maintenance services for third parties. The company was formerly known as UAL Corporation and changed its name to United Continental Holdings, Inc. in October 2010. United Continental Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Ford Motor Company (F) dropped $-0.01 to close the day at a new closing price of $12.36, a -0.08% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 17.94% above its 52 week low of $11.02. A total of 46.95M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 37.26M. The stock, which fluctuated between $12.19 and $12.39 during the day, currently situated -9.6% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.69% in the past one month and up by 7.16% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $12.83 and RSI of 50.22, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Ford Motor Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, finances, and services automobiles. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector develops, manufactures, distributes, and services passenger cars, trucks, SUVs, light commercial vehicles, trucks, vans, and electrified vehicles, as well as offers parts and accessories. It offers vehicles primarily under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. This sector markets and sells its products through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments. The Financial Services sector offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. It provides financing products, including retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; and direct financing leases for new vehicles to retail and commercial customers, government entities, daily rental car companies, leasing companies, and fleet customers. This sector also offers wholesale loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital and improvement of dealership facilities, purchase dealership real estate, and other dealer vehicle programs. It serves clients in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.

Aflac Incorporated (AFL) shares were down in last trading by -0.51% to $69.99. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.24% over the past week and grew 0.23% in the past month. It is currently trading -0.21% below its 50 day moving average and -0.32% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -5.49% decrease in value from its one year high of $74.5. The RSI indicator value of 48.22, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Aflac Incorporated, through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, provides supplemental health and life insurance products. It operates through two segments, Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S. The Aflac Japan segment offers various voluntary supplemental insurance products, including cancer plans, general medical indemnity plans, medical/sickness riders, care plans, living benefit life plans, ordinary life insurance plans, and annuities in Japan. The Aflac U.S. segment provides products designed to protect individuals from depletion of assets, which comprise accident, cancer, critical illness/critical care, hospital intensive care, hospital indemnity, fixed-benefit dental, and vision care plans; and loss-of-income products, such as life and short-term disability plans in the United States (U.S.). The company sells its products through sales associates and brokers, independent corporate agencies, individual agencies, and affiliated corporate agencies. Aflac Incorporated was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Intel Corporation (INTC), Ford Motor Company (F)

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 2.35% or $1.51 to close the day at $65.78 on active trading volume of 44.37M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 25.65M. The Redmond Washington 98052 based company has been outperforming the business software & services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 29.82%, compared to the industry which has advanced 26.6% over the same period. With RSI of 75.61, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $66.14, making it a hold for now.

Microsoft Corporation, a technology company, develops, licenses, and supports software products, services, and devices worldwide. The company’s Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office 365 commercial products and services for businesses, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype, as well as related Client Access Licenses (CALs); Office 365 consumer services, such as Skype, Outlook.com, and OneDrive; Dynamics business solutions, such as financial management, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications for small and mid-size businesses, large organizations, and divisions of enterprises; and LinkedIn online professional network. Its Intelligent Cloud segment licenses server products and cloud services, such as SQL Server, Windows Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related CALs, as well as Azure, a cloud platform with computing, networking, storage, database, and management services; and enterprise services, such as Premier Support and Microsoft Consulting that assist in developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft server and desktop solutions, as well as provide training and certification to developers and IT professionals on Microsoft products. The company’s More Personal Computing segment comprises Windows OEM, volume, and other non-volume licensing of the Windows operating system, as well as patent licensing, Windows Embedded, MSN display advertising, and Windows Phone licensing system; devices, including Microsoft Surface, phones, and PC accessories; and search advertising, including Bing and Bing Ads. This segment also provides gaming platforms, including Xbox hardware, Xbox Live, video games, and third-party video games. The company markets and distributes its products through original equipment manufacturers (OEM), distributors, and resellers, as well as through online and Microsoft retail stores. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.

Intel Corporation (INTC) grew with the stock adding 1.12% or $0.42 to close at $37.98 on active trading volume of 44.21M compared its three months average trading volume of 19.81M. The Santa Clara California 95054 based company operating under the Semiconductor – Broad Line industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 30.91% up for the period and up by 4.71% so far this year. With price target of $40.09 and a 40.5% rebound from 52-week low, Intel Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. It operates through Client Computing Group, Data Center Group, Internet of Things Group, Software and Services, and All Other segments. The company’s platforms are used in various computing applications comprising notebooks, 2 in 1 systems, desktops, servers, tablets, smartphones, wireless and wired connectivity products, wearables, retail devices, and manufacturing devices, as well as for retail, transportation, industrial, buildings, home use, and other market segments. It offers microprocessors that processes system data and controls other devices in the system; chipsets, which send data between the microprocessor and input, display, and storage devices, such as keyboard, mouse, monitor, hard drive or solid-state drive, and optical disc drives; and system-on-chip products that integrate its central processing units with other system components onto a single chip. The company also provides communication and connectivity offerings, such as baseband processors, radio frequency transceivers, and power management integrated circuits; and tablet, phone, and Internet of Things solutions, which include multimode 4G LTE modems, Bluetooth technology and GPS receivers, software solutions, and interoperability tests, as well as home gateway and set-top box components. In addition, it offers security solutions for computers, mobile devices, and networks, as well as software and services for technology integration; NAND flash memory products, which are used in solid-state drives; and custom foundry services, including custom silicon, packaging, and manufacturing test services. The company sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and industrial and communications equipment manufacturers in the computing and communications industries. Intel Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Santa Clara, California.

Ford Motor Company (F) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.97% or $0.12 to close the day at $12.49 on lower than average trading volume of 34.55M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 37.44M. The Dearborn Michigan 48126 based company has been outperforming the auto manufacturers – major companies by 6.7672% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 4.63% YTD, versus the auto manufacturers – major industry which is up 6.65% for the same period. The RSI of 53.19 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Ford Motor Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, finances, and services automobiles. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector develops, manufactures, distributes, and services passenger cars, trucks, SUVs, light commercial vehicles, trucks, vans, and electrified vehicles, as well as offers parts and accessories. It offers vehicles primarily under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. This sector markets and sells its products through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments. The Financial Services sector offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. It provides financing products, including retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; and direct financing leases for new vehicles to retail and commercial customers, government entities, daily rental car companies, leasing companies, and fleet customers. This sector also offers wholesale loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital and improvement of dealership facilities, purchase dealership real estate, and other dealer vehicle programs. It serves clients in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Bank of America Corporation (BAC), Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), Ford Motor Company (F)

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.83% or $0.42 to close the day at $23.37 on active trading volume of 99.55M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 120.12M. The Charlotte North Carolina 28255 based company has been outperforming the money center banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 78.33%, compared to the industry which has advanced 15.19% over the same period. With RSI of 62.64, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $24.79, making it a hold for now.

Bank of America Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial products and services for individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses, institutional investors, large corporations, and governments worldwide. It operates through five segments: Consumer Banking, Global Wealth & Investment Management, Global Banking, Global Markets, and Legacy Assets & Servicing. The Consumer Banking segment offers traditional and money market savings accounts, CDs and IRAs, noninterest- and interest-bearing checking accounts, and investment accounts and products, as well as credit and debit cards, residential mortgages and home equity loans, and direct and indirect loans. This segment provides its products and services through approximately 4,700 financial centers, 16,000 ATMs, call centers, and online and mobile platforms. The Global Wealth & Investment Management segment offers investment management, brokerage, banking, and retirement products, as well as wealth management and customized solutions. The Global Banking segment provides lending products and services, including commercial loans, leases, commitment facilities, trade finance, real estate lending, and asset-based lending; treasury solutions, such as treasury management, foreign exchange, and short-term investing options; working capital management solutions; and debt and equity underwriting and distribution, and merger-related and other advisory services. The Global Markets segment offers market-making, financing, securities clearing, settlement, and custody services, as well as risk management, foreign exchange, fixed-income, and mortgage-related products. The Legacy Assets & Servicing segment engages in mortgage servicing activities related to residential first mortgage and home equity loans; and managing legacy exposures related to mortgage origination, sales, and servicing. Bank of America Corporation was founded in 1874 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) retreated with the stock falling -3.06% or $-0.52 to close at $16.5 on active trading volume of 70.02M compared its three months average trading volume of 32.66M. The Phoenix Arizona 85004 based company operating under the Copper industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 292.86% up for the period and up by 25.09% so far this year. With price target of $13.79 and a 333.07% rebound from 52-week low, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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.

Ford Motor Company (F) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.43% or $0.18 to close the day at $12.79 on higher than average trading volume of 46.62M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 37.06M. The Dearborn Michigan 48126 based company has been outperforming the auto manufacturers – major companies by 7.8777% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 7.14% YTD, versus the auto manufacturers – major industry which is up 8.42% for the same period. The RSI of 61.84 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Ford Motor Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, finances, and services automobiles. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector develops, manufactures, distributes, and services passenger cars, trucks, SUVs, light commercial vehicles, trucks, vans, and electrified vehicles, as well as offers parts and accessories. It offers vehicles primarily under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. This sector markets and sells its products through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments. The Financial Services sector offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. It provides financing products, including retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; and direct financing leases for new vehicles to retail and commercial customers, government entities, daily rental car companies, leasing companies, and fleet customers. This sector also offers wholesale loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital and improvement of dealership facilities, purchase dealership real estate, and other dealer vehicle programs. It serves clients in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Ford Motor Company (F), General Electric Company (GE), Pfizer Inc. (PFE)

Ford Motor Company (F) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 2.44% or $0.3 to close the day at $12.61 on light trading volume of 34.54M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 37.05M. The Dearborn Michigan 48126 based company has been outperforming the auto manufacturers – major group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 14.42%, compared to the industry which has advanced 23.39% over the same period. With RSI of 57.9, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $12.83, making it a hold for now.

Ford Motor Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, finances, and services automobiles. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector develops, manufactures, distributes, and services passenger cars, trucks, SUVs, light commercial vehicles, trucks, vans, and electrified vehicles, as well as offers parts and accessories. It offers vehicles primarily under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. This sector markets and sells its products through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments. The Financial Services sector offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. It provides financing products, including retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; and direct financing leases for new vehicles to retail and commercial customers, government entities, daily rental car companies, leasing companies, and fleet customers. This sector also offers wholesale loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital and improvement of dealership facilities, purchase dealership real estate, and other dealer vehicle programs. It serves clients in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.

General Electric Company (GE) climbed 0.84% during last trading as the stock added $0.25 to finish the day at $30 with about 31.9M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 32.8M. The $271.3B market cap company, which fluctuated between $29.82 and $30.06 during the day, currently situated 13.31% above its 52 week low of $27.1 and -8.38% away from its one year high of $33. The RSI of 27.98 indicates the stock is oversold at the current levels, buy for now.

General Electric Company operates as an infrastructure and financial services company worldwide. Its Power segment offers gas and steam power systems; maintenance, service, and upgrade solutions; distributed power gas engines; water treatment, wastewater treatment, and process system solutions; and nuclear reactors, fuels, and support services. The company’s Renewable Energy segment offers wind turbine platforms, and hardware and software; offshore wind turbines; and solutions, products, and services to hydropower industry. Its Oil and Gas segment offers turbomachinery solutions; surface and subsea drilling and production systems, and equipment for floating production platforms; measurement and control products; and compressors, pumps, valves, and natural gas solutions. The company’s Energy Management segment offers industrial and grid solutions, and power conversion systems. Its Aviation segment designs and produces commercial and military aircraft engines, integrated digital components, electric power, and mechanical aircraft systems; and offers aftermarket services. The company’s Healthcare segment offers diagnostic imaging and clinical systems; products for drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing, and cellular technologies; and healthcare information technology products. Its Transportation segment offers freight and passenger locomotives, parts, wreck repair, software-enabled solutions, mining equipment and services, marine diesel engines, and stationary power diesel engines and motors, as well as overhaul, repair, and upgrade services. GE’s Appliances & Lighting segment sells and services home appliances; and manufactures, sources, and sells lighting solutions. Its Capital segment offers commercial lending and leasing, factoring, energy financial, and aircraft financing and leasing services. GE also designs powder bed-based laser additive manufacturing machines. The company was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) saw its value decrease by -0.99% as the stock dropped $-0.31 to finish the day at a closing price of $31.15. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $28.25-$37.39 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $30.9 to $31.46 during the day, are down by -2.24% in the past three months and down by -13.75% over the past six months. It is currently trading -4.44% below its 20 day moving average and -3.46% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $37.57 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 31.47. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Pfizer Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells healthcare products worldwide. It operates through Global Innovative Pharmaceutical (GIP); Global Vaccines, Oncology and Consumer Healthcare (VOC); and Global Established Pharmaceutical (GEP) segments. The GIP segment develops and commercializes medicines for various therapeutic areas, including inflammation/immunology, cardiovascular/metabolic, neuroscience/pain, and rare diseases. The VOC segment develops and commercializes vaccines, as well as products for oncology and consumer healthcare. It provides over-the-counter products comprising dietary supplements under the Centrum, Caltrate, and Emergen-C brands; pain management products under the Advil and ThermaCare brands; gastrointestinal products under the Nexium 24HR/Nexium Control and Preparation H brands; and respiratory and personal care products under the brand names of Robitussin, Advil Cold & Sinus, Advil Sinus Congestion Relief & Pain, Dimetapp, and ChapStick. The GEP segment offers products that have lost marketing exclusivity in various markets; and branded generics, generic sterile injectable products, biosimilars, infusion systems, and other products. The company serves wholesalers, retailers, hospitals, clinics, government agencies, pharmacies, and individual provider offices, as well as centers for disease control and prevention. It has licensing agreements with Cellectis SA and AstraZeneca PLC; collaborative agreements with Eli Lilly & Company, OPKO Health, Inc., BioRap Technologies LTD., Merck KGaA, and Transgene S.A.; and a research and development agreement with the National Cancer Institute. The company has a partnership with The University of Pittsburgh; and a strategic collaboration agreement with IGNITE Immunotherapy Inc. It also has a collaboration with AbCellera Biologics Inc. to discover therapeutic antibodies against undisclosed membrane protein targets. Pfizer Inc. was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in New York, New York.