Stocks Buzz: American International Group, Inc. (AIG), Zoetis Inc. (ZTS), Facebook, Inc. (FB)

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 2.33% or $1.42 to close the day at $62.27 on light trading volume of 14.24M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.71M. The New York New York 10038 based company has been outperforming the property & casualty insurance group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 22.64%, compared to the industry which has advanced 27.04% over the same period. With RSI of 36.9, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $72, making it a hold for now.

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.

Zoetis Inc. (ZTS) retreated with the stock falling -4.3% or $-2.37 to close at $52.78 on light trading volume of 12.88M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.02M. The Florham Park New Jersey 07932 based company operating under the Drugs – Generic industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 26.63% up for the period and down by -1.21% so far this year. With price target of $58.07 and a 35.23% rebound from 52-week low, Zoetis Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Zoetis Inc. engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and commercialization of animal health medicines and vaccines for livestock and companion animals in the United States and internationally. It offers anti-infectives that prevent, kill, or slow the growth of bacteria, fungi, or protozoa; vaccines, which are biological preparations to prevent diseases of the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and reproductive tracts or induce a specific immune response; and parasiticides that prevent or eliminate external and internal parasites, such as fleas, ticks, and worms. The company also provides medicated feed additives that offer medicines to livestock; veterinarian solutions for anesthesia, pain management, and the diagnosis of diabetes; and other pharmaceutical products, including pain and sedation, oncology, antiemetic, allergy and dermatology, and reproductive products. In addition, it offers other product categories comprising nutritionals and agribusiness services, as well as products and services in complementary areas consisting of biodevices, diagnostics, and genetics. The company markets its products to veterinarians and livestock producers through its sales representatives, and technical and veterinary operations specialists. Zoetis Inc. was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey.

Facebook, Inc. (FB) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.3% or $0.4 to close the day at $133.84 on lower than average trading volume of 12.81M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 20.27M. The Menlo Park California 94025 based company has been outperforming the internet information providers companies by 14.1004% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 16.33% YTD, versus the internet information providers industry which is up 9.39% for the same period. The RSI of 65.58 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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 Roundup: Kellogg Company (K), Facebook, Inc. (FB), Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO)

Kellogg Company (K) grew with the stock adding 0.4% or $0.3 to close at $75.92 on active trading volume of 1.87M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.65M. The Battle Creek Michigan 49017 based company operating under the Processed & Packaged Goods industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 3.7% up for the period and up by 3% so far this year. With price target of $81.13 and a 7.32% rebound from 52-week low, Kellogg Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Kellogg Company manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and convenience foods. It operates through U.S. Morning Foods, U.S. Snacks, U.S. Specialty, North America Other, Europe, Latin America, and Asia Pacific segments. The company’s principal products include cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles, and veggie foods, as well as health and wellness bars, and beverages. It offers cereal products under the Kellogg’s brand name; and cookies, crackers, crisps, and other convenience foods under the Kellogg’s, Keebler, Cheez-It, Murray, Austin, and Famous Amos brands. The company sells its products for grocery trade through direct sales forces; and to supermarkets through a direct store-door delivery system, as well as use brokers and distributors. The company was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Facebook, Inc. (FB) had a light trading with around 14.34M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 21.2M. The stock traded between $132.55 and $134.23 before closing at the price of $133.85 with -0.15% change on the day. The Menlo Park California 94025 based company is currently trading 33.53% above its 52 week low of $100.4 and -1.21% below its 52 week high of $135.49. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $159.21 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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.

Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO) saw its value decrease by -0.03% as the stock dropped $-0.01 to finish the day at a closing price of $38.63. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $23.54-$39.5 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $38.28 to $38.75 during the day, are up by 18.03% in the past three months and up by 48.03% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.68% above its 20 day moving average and 10.45% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $33.41 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 62.38.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Southern Copper Corporation engages in mining, exploring, smelting, and refining copper and other minerals in Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Ecuador. The company is involved in the mining, milling, and flotation of copper ore to produce copper and molybdenum concentrates; smelting of copper concentrates to produce anode copper; and refining of anode copper to produce copper cathodes, as well as molybdenum concentrate, refined silver, gold, and other materials. It operates the Toquepala, Cuajone, La Caridad, and Buenavista mine complexes, as well as the smelting and refining plants, which produce copper with production of by-products of molybdenum, silver, and other materials. The company also operates five underground mines that produce zinc, lead, copper, silver, and gold; a coal mine that produces coal and coke; and a zinc refinery. It has interests in 77,799 hectares of exploration concessions in Peru; 145,720 hectares of exploration concessions in Mexico; 159,831 hectares of exploration concessions in Argentina; 40,758 hectares of exploration concessions in Chile; and 2,544 hectares of exploration concessions in Ecuador. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. Southern Copper Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Americas Mining Corporation.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Coty Inc. (COTY), CSX Corporation (CSX), Facebook, Inc. (FB)

Coty Inc. (COTY) had a light trading with around 15.84M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.63M. The stock traded between $18.26 and $18.6 before closing at the price of $18.28 with -0.22% change on the day. The New York New York 10118 based company is currently trading 2.58% above its 52 week low of $17.94 and -41.18% below its 52 week high of $31.6. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 41.97 and $21.18 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Coty Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes beauty products worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Fragrances, Color Cosmetics, Skin & Body Care, and Brazil Acquisition. It offers fragrances under the Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Davidoff, Chloé, Balenciaga, Beyoncé, Bottega Veneta, Guess?, Katy Perry, Miu Miu, and Roberto Cavalli brand names. The company also provides lip, eye, nail, and facial color products under the Bourjois, Rimmel, Sally Hansen, and OPI brands. In addition, it offers shower gels, deodorants, skin care, and sun treatment products under the adidas, Lancaster, philosophy, and Playboy brand names; and hair straighteners, hair dryers, curlers, and hair brushes; and spray, serum, cream, and foam product lines to curl, fix, protect, shine, straighten, and volumize hair. The company also markets its products under the Astor, Coty, Joop!, Jovan, Manhattan, and N.Y.C. New York Color brands. It sells its products through retailers, including hypermarkets, supermarkets, independent and chain drug stores and pharmacies, upscale perfumeries, upscale and mid-tier department stores, nail salons, specialty retailers, duty-free shops and traditional food, and drug and mass retailers. Coty Inc. was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

CSX Corporation (CSX) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.04% or $0.02 to close the day at $47.77 on active trading volume of 15.43M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.88M. The Jacksonville Florida 32202 based company has been outperforming the railroads group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 109.41%, compared to the industry which has advanced 17.16% over the same period. With RSI of 68.15, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $45, making it a hold for now.

CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based transportation services in the United States and Canada. The company offers rail services, as well as transports intermodal containers and trailers. It transports agricultural products, phosphates and fertilizers, food and consumer products, chemicals, automotive products, metals, forest products, minerals, and waste and equipment; and coal, coke, and iron ore to electricity-generating power plants, steel manufacturers, and industrial plants. The company also exports coal to deep-water port facilities. In addition, it offers intermodal transportation services through a network of approximately 50 terminals transporting manufactured consumer goods in containers in the eastern United States; drayage services, including the pickup and delivery of intermodal shipments; and trucking dispatch services. Further, the company serves the automotive industry with distribution centers and storage locations, as well as connects non-rail served customers through transferring products from rail to trucks, which includes plastics and ethanol. Additionally, it acquires, develops, sells, leases, and manages real estate properties. The company operates approximately 21,000 route mile rail network, which serves various population centers in 23 states east of the Mississippi River, the District of Columbia, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec, as well as owns and leases approximately 4,500 locomotives. It also serves production and distribution facilities through track connections. CSX Corporation was founded in 1978 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

Facebook, Inc. (FB) shares were up in last trading by 0.04% to $134.19. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.45% over the past week and grew 6.42% in the past month. It is currently trading 8.54% above its 50 day moving average and 9.48% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.96% decrease in value from its one year high of $135.49. The RSI indicator value of 69.36, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

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.

 

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.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Micron Technology, Inc. (MU), Facebook, Inc. (FB)

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) saw its value decrease by -0.06% as the stock dropped $-0.04 to finish the day at a closing price of $63.64. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $48.04-$65.91 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $63.14 to $63.65 during the day, are up by 8.21% in the past three months and up by 11.23% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.45% above its 20 day moving average and 1.9% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $68.53 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 54.95.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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.

Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) shares were down in last trading by -1.06% to $24.34. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.66% over the past week and grew 10.09% in the past month. It is currently trading 12.54% above its 50 day moving average and 49.08% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.83% decrease in value from its one year high of $25.31. The RSI indicator value of 66.98, lead us to believe that it is 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.

Facebook, Inc. (FB) traded within a range of $130.3 to $132.06 after opening the day at $130.98. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 14.78% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.82% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $132.06 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -2.53% below its 52 week high of $135.49 and 36.4% above its 12-month low of $96.82. The shares are up by over 10.05% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 65.6 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 Trend Analysis: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Bank of America Corporation (BAC), Facebook, Inc. (FB)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.82% or $0.22 to close the day at $12.28 on light trading volume of 116.07M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 50.65M. The Sunnyvale California 94088 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor – broad line group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 493.24%, compared to the industry which has advanced 46.43% over the same period. With RSI of 71.28, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $9.85, making it a hold for now.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. operates as a semiconductor company worldwide. The company’s products primarily include x86 microprocessors as an accelerated processing unit (APU), chipsets, discrete graphics processing units (GPUs), and semi-custom System-on-Chip (SoC) products. It provides x86 microprocessors for desktop PCs under the AMD A-Series, AMD E-Series, AMD FX CPU, AMD Athlon CPU and APU, AMD Sempron APU and CPU, and AMD Pro A-Series APU brands; and microprocessors for notebook and 2-in-1s under the AMD A-Series, AMD E-Series, AMD C-Series, AMD Z-Series, AMD FX APU, AMD Phenom, AMD Athlon CPU and APU, AMD Turion, and AMD Sempron APU and CPU brands. The company also offers chipsets with and without integrated graphics features for desktop, notebook PCs, and servers, as well as controller hub-based chipsets for its APUs under the AMD brand; and AMD PRO mobile and desktop processors. In addition, it provides discrete desktop graphics products and discrete GPUs for notebooks under the AMD Radeon brand; professional graphics products under the AMD FirePro brand; and customer-specific solutions based on AMD’s CPU, GPU, and multi-media technologies. Further, the company offers microprocessors for server platforms under the AMD Opteron; embedded processor solutions for interactive digital signage, casino gaming, and medical imaging under the AMD Opteron, AMD Athlon, AMD Sempron, AMD Geode, AMD R-Series, and G-Series brands; and semi-custom SoC products that power the Sony Playstation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One game consoles. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. sells its products through its direct sales force, independent distributors, and sales representatives. The company serves original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, system builders, and independent distributors. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) retreated with the stock falling -0.74% or $-0.17 to close at $22.72 on active trading volume of 88.54M compared its three months average trading volume of 120.81M. The Charlotte North Carolina 28255 based company operating under the Money Center Banks industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 77.1% up for the period and up by 2.81% so far this year. With price target of $24.79 and a 109.97% rebound from 52-week low, Bank of America Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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.

Facebook, Inc. (FB) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.79% or $-2.39 to close the day at $130.84 on higher than average trading volume of 54.24M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 23.4M. The Menlo Park California 94025 based company has been outperforming the internet information providers companies by 1.0115% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 13.72% YTD, versus the internet information providers industry which is up 6.22% for the same period. The RSI of 63.54 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Facebook, Inc. operates as a mobile application and Website that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate each other on mobile devices and personal computers worldwide. Its solutions also include 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 for mobile and Web on various platforms and devices, which enable people to reach others instantly, as well as enable businesses to engage with customers; and WhatsApp Messenger, a mobile messaging application. The company also develops 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, 2015, it had 1.04 billion daily active users (DAUs) and 934 million DAUs who accessed Facebook from a mobile device. The company has a partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry to augment the Millennium Alliance initiative, as well as support and expand the development of the social enterprise sector in India. Facebook, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Facebook, Inc. (FB) American Tower Corporation (AMT) Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (REGN)

Facebook, Inc. (FB) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.5% or $-0.66 to close the day at $130.32 on light trading volume of 19.56M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 23.01M. The Menlo Park California 94025 based company has been outperforming the internet information providers group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 13.23%, compared to the industry which has advanced 9.57% over the same period. With RSI of 65.83, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $153.72, making it a hold for now.

Facebook, Inc. operates as a mobile application and Website that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate each other on mobile devices and personal computers worldwide. Its solutions also include 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 for mobile and Web on various platforms and devices, which enable people to reach others instantly, as well as enable businesses to engage with customers; and WhatsApp Messenger, a mobile messaging application. The company also develops 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, 2015, it had 1.04 billion daily active users (DAUs) and 934 million DAUs who accessed Facebook from a mobile device. The company has a partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry to augment the Millennium Alliance initiative, as well as support and expand the development of the social enterprise sector in India. Facebook, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

American Tower Corporation (AMT) grew with the stock adding 0.48% or $0.49 to close at $103.5 on light trading volume of 1.38M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.66M. The Boston Massachusetts 02116 based company operating under the REIT – Diversified industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 12.82% up for the period and down by -2.06% so far this year. With price target of $129.8 and a 26.44% rebound from 52-week low, American Tower Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

American Tower Corporation is a real estate investment trust. It invests in the real estate markets across the globe. The firm engages in leasing of space on multi-tenant communications sites to wireless service providers, radio and television broadcast companies, wireless data and data providers, government agencies and municipalities and tenants in a number of other industries. American Tower Corporation was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (REGN) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 4.29% or $14.79 to close the day at $359.29 on higher than average trading volume of 1.05M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.03M. The Tarrytown New York 10591 based company has been outperforming the biotechnology companies by 0.9437% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -2.12% YTD, versus the biotechnology industry which is down -5.5% for the same period. The RSI of 48.35 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions worldwide. Its marketed products include EYLEA injection for the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema, as well as macular edema following retinal vein occlusion; Praluent injection, an adjunct to diet and maximally tolerated statin therapy for the treatment of adults with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia or clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, who require additional lowering of lipoprotein cholesterol; and ARCALYST for the treatment of cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes, including familial cold auto-inflammatory syndrome and muckle-wells syndrome in adults and childrens. The company is also developing trap-based clinical product EYLEA for the treatment of Neovascular Glaucoma; antibody-based clinical products comprising Praluent, Sarilumab, Dupilumab, REGN2810, REGN2176-3, Fasinumab, REGN2222, Evinacumab, REGN1033, REGN1908-1909, REGN1979, and Nesvacumab/aflibercept; and ZALTRAP, an injection for intravenous infusion for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer. It has collaborations with Sanofi, Bayer HealthCare, and Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation for the development of antibody-based clinical based products; and collaboration agreement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. to develop and commercialize fasinumab, an investigational NGF antibody in Phase III clinical development for osteoarthritis pain and in Phase II development for chronic low back pain. The company also has a strategic collaboration, option, and license agreement with Ocular Therapeutix for the development of sustained release formulation of the vascular endothelial growth factor trap aflibercept for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration and other retinal diseases. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Tarrytown, New York.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Facebook, Inc. (FB), American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL), AT&T Inc. (T)

Facebook, Inc. (FB) retreated with the stock falling -0.45% or $-0.6 to close at $132.18 on light trading volume of 19.5M compared its three months average trading volume of 22.97M. The Menlo Park California 94025 based company operating under the Internet Information Providers industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 21.14% up for the period and up by 14.89% so far this year. With price target of $153.72 and a 40.27% rebound from 52-week low, Facebook, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Facebook, Inc. operates as a mobile application and Website that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate each other on mobile devices and personal computers worldwide. Its solutions also include 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 for mobile and Web on various platforms and devices, which enable people to reach others instantly, as well as enable businesses to engage with customers; and WhatsApp Messenger, a mobile messaging application. The company also develops 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, 2015, it had 1.04 billion daily active users (DAUs) and 934 million DAUs who accessed Facebook from a mobile device. The company has a partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry to augment the Millennium Alliance initiative, as well as support and expand the development of the social enterprise sector in India. Facebook, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) dropped $-2.64 to close the day at a new closing price of $46.95, a -5.32% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 89.98% above its 52 week low of $24.85. A total of 19.32M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 6.28M. The stock, which fluctuated between $46.72 and $50 during the day, currently situated -7.29% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -3.41% in the past one month and up by 19.71% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $54 and RSI of 47.49, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated a mainline fleet of 946 aircraft. It serves 350 destinations in approximately 50 countries. The company was formerly known as AMR Corporation and changed its name to American Airlines Group Inc. in December 2013. American Airlines Group Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

AT&T Inc. (T) shares were up in last trading by 0.57% to $42.01. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.35% over the past week and fell -0.36% in the past month. It is currently trading 4.44% above its 50 day moving average and 6.55% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.24% decrease in value from its one year high of $43.89. The RSI indicator value of 60.05, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

AT&T Inc. provides telecommunications and digital entertainment services. The company operates through four segments: Business Solutions, Entertainment Group, Consumer Mobility, and International. The Business Solutions segment offers wireless, fixed strategic, legacy voice and data, and wireless equipment services to business, governmental, and wholesale customers, as well as individual subscribers. The Entertainment Group segment provides video entertainment and audio programming channels to approximately 25.4 million subscribers; broadband and Internet services to 12.4 million residential subscribers; local and long-distance voice services to residential customers, as well as DSL Internet access services; and voice services over IP-based technology, and technical support and other customer service functions and equipment. The Consumer Mobility segment offers wireless services to consumers, and wireless wholesale and resale subscribers, such as long-distance and roaming services. This segment provides postpaid and prepaid wireless voice and data communications services; consulting, advertising, and application and co-location services; and sells a variety of handsets, wirelessly enabled computers, and personal computer wireless data cards through company-owned stores, agents, or third-party retail stores, as well as accessories, such as carrying cases and hands-free devices. The International segment offers video entertainment services to residential customers in Latin America, as well as wireless data and voice communication services in Mexico. This segment provides digital television services under the DIRECTV and SKY brands; postpaid and prepaid wireless services to approximately 8.7 million subscribers under the AT&T, Iusacell, Unefon, and Nextel Mexico brands; and sells a range of handsets. The company was formerly known as SBC Communications Inc. and changed its name to AT&T Inc. in November 2005. AT&T Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

 

Stocks in Review: Facebook, Inc. (FB), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN), CSX Corporation (CSX)

Facebook, Inc. (FB) traded within a range of $129.77 to $131.74 after opening the day at $130. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 14.28% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.63% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $131.48 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -1.51% below its 52 week high of $133.5 and 39.53% above its 12-month low of $94.23. The shares are down by over -1.35% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 74.84 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

Facebook, Inc. operates as a mobile application and Website that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate each other on mobile devices and personal computers worldwide. Its solutions also include 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 for mobile and Web on various platforms and devices, which enable people to reach others instantly, as well as enable businesses to engage with customers; and WhatsApp Messenger, a mobile messaging application. The company also develops 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, 2015, it had 1.04 billion daily active users (DAUs) and 934 million DAUs who accessed Facebook from a mobile device. The company has a partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry to augment the Millennium Alliance initiative, as well as support and expand the development of the social enterprise sector in India. Facebook, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 5.81% or $0.77 to close the day at $14.02 on active trading volume of 18.27M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.89M. The Columbus Ohio 43287 based company has been outperforming the regional – midwest banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 79.08%, compared to the industry which has advanced 51.68% over the same period. With RSI of 66.54, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $14.47, making it a hold for now.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated operates as a holding company for The Huntington National Bank that provides commercial, small business, consumer, and mortgage banking services. The company’s Retail and Business Banking segment offers financial products and services, including checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, consumer loans, and small business loans; and investments, insurance, interest rate risk protection, and foreign exchange and treasury management services. Its Commercial Banking segment provides corporate risk management and institutional sales, trading, and underwriting services; commercial property and casualty, employee benefits, personal lines, life and disability, and specialty lines of insurance; and brokerage and agency services for residential and commercial title insurance, as well as excess and surplus product lines of insurance. The company’s Automobile Finance and Commercial Real Estate segment offers financing for the purchase of vehicles; financing the acquisition of new and used vehicle inventory of franchised automotive dealerships; and financing for land, buildings, and other commercial real estate owned or constructed by real estate developers, automobile dealerships, or other customers. Its Regional Banking and The Huntington Private Client Group segment provides deposits, lending, and other banking services; wealth management services, and retirement plan and corporate trust services; and brokerage, annuities, advisory, and other investment products. The company’s Home Lending segment offers consumer loans and mortgages. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated also provides equipment leasing; and online, mobile, and telephone banking services. The company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

CSX Corporation (CSX) gained $1.1 to close the day at a new closing price of $47.79, a 2.36% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 126.64% above its 52 week low of $21.64. A total of 18.03M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 11.4M. The stock, which fluctuated between $46.9 and $47.84 during the day, currently situated 1.08% above its 52 week high. The stock is up by 30.25% in the past one month and up by 57.96% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $39.08 and RSI of 79.2, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based transportation services in the United States and Canada. The company offers rail services, as well as transports intermodal containers and trailers. It transports agricultural products, phosphates and fertilizers, food and consumer products, chemicals, automotive products, metals, forest products, minerals, and waste and equipment; and coal, coke, and iron ore to electricity-generating power plants, steel manufacturers, and industrial plants. The company also exports coal to deep-water port facilities. In addition, it offers intermodal transportation services through a network of approximately 50 terminals transporting manufactured consumer goods in containers in the eastern United States; drayage services, including the pickup and delivery of intermodal shipments; and trucking dispatch services. Further, the company serves the automotive industry with distribution centers and storage locations, as well as connects non-rail served customers through transferring products from rail to trucks, which includes plastics and ethanol. Additionally, it acquires, develops, sells, leases, and manages real estate properties. The company operates approximately 21,000 route mile rail network, which serves various population centers in 23 states east of the Mississippi River, the District of Columbia, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec, as well as owns and leases approximately 4,500 locomotives. It also serves production and distribution facilities through track connections. CSX Corporation was founded in 1978 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Trader Alert: Facebook, Inc. (FB), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT)

Facebook, Inc. (FB) grew with the stock adding 0.34% or $0.44 to close at $129.37 on light trading volume of 15.14M compared its three months average trading volume of 22.81M. The Menlo Park California 94025 based company operating under the Internet Information Providers industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 33.36% up for the period and up by 12.45% so far this year. With price target of $153.67 and a 37.29% rebound from 52-week low, Facebook, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Facebook, Inc. operates as a mobile application and Website that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate each other on mobile devices and personal computers worldwide. Its solutions also include 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 for mobile and Web on various platforms and devices, which enable people to reach others instantly, as well as enable businesses to engage with customers; and WhatsApp Messenger, a mobile messaging application. The company also develops 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, 2015, it had 1.04 billion daily active users (DAUs) and 934 million DAUs who accessed Facebook from a mobile device. The company has a partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry to augment the Millennium Alliance initiative, as well as support and expand the development of the social enterprise sector in India. Facebook, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) dropped $-0.05 to close the day at a new closing price of $2.55, a -1.92% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 43.26% above its 52 week low of $1.78. A total of 15.11M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 9.48M. The stock, which fluctuated between $2.52 and $2.61 during the day, currently situated -17.21% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -3.77% in the past one month and down by -11.46% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $3.27 and RSI of 39.23, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services played on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States, North America, Asia, and the European Union. It offers its online social games primarily under the Slots, Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, and FarmVille franchises. The company’s games are accessible on mobile platforms, Facebook, and other social networks, as well as Zynga.com. It also provides advertising services to advertising agencies and brokers. The company was formerly known as Zynga Game Network Inc. and changed its name to Zynga Inc. in November 2010. Zynga Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT) shares were up in last trading by 2.78% to $1.48. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.07% over the past week and grew 0.68% in the past month. It is currently trading 25.57% above its 50 day moving average and 8.59% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -50.67% decrease in value from its one year high of $3. The RSI indicator value of 53.98, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Globalstar, Inc. provides mobile voice and data communications services through satellite worldwide. The company offers duplex two-way voice and data products, including mobile voice and data satellite communications services and equipment for remote business continuity, recreational, emergency response, and other applications; fixed voice and data satellite communications services and equipment in rural villages, ships, industrial and commercial sites, and residential sites; and satellite data modem services comprising asynchronous and packet data services. It also provides SPOT products, such as SPOT satellite GPS messenger for personal tracking, emergency location, and messaging solutions; SPOT Global phone; and SPOT Trace, an anti-theft and asset tracking device. In addition, the company offers commercial Simplex one-way transmission products to track cargo containers and rail cars, to monitor utility meters, to monitor oil and gas assets, and other applications. Further, it provides engineering services, such as hardware and software designs to develop specific applications; and installation of gateways and antennas. The company primarily serves recreation and personal; government; public safety and disaster relief; oil and gas; maritime and fishing; natural resources, mining, and forestry; construction; utilities; and transportation markets. Globalstar, Inc. distributes its products directly, as well as through independent agents, dealers and resellers, independent gateway operators, and its sales force and e-commerce Website. As of December 31, 2015, it served approximately 688,000 subscribers. The company has a collaboration agreement with Carmanah to design and manufacture solar powered M2M satellite solutions. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Covington, Louisiana. Globalstar, Inc. is a subsidiary of Thermo Funding II LLC.