Stocks To Track: Facebook, Inc. (FB), The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

Facebook, Inc. (FB) fell -1.6% during last trading as the stock lost $-1.91 to finish the day at $117.77 with about 17.78M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 21.52M. The $337.25B market cap company, currently situated 31.78% above its 52 week low of $89.37 and -11.78% away from its one year high of $133.5. The RSI of 43.95 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.

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) dropped $-0.1 to close the day at a new closing price of $41.9, a -0.24% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 6.16% above its 52 week low of $39.88. A total of 17.55M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 13.7M. The stock, which fluctuated between $41.72 and $42.01 during the day, currently situated -8.92% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 3.21% in the past one month and down by -0.06% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $46.61 and RSI of 58.9, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, manufactures and distributes various nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. The company primarily offers sparkling beverages and still beverages. Its sparkling beverages include nonalcoholic ready-to-drink beverages with carbonation, such as carbonated energy drinks, and carbonated waters and flavored waters. The company’s still beverages comprise nonalcoholic beverages without carbonation, including noncarbonated waters, flavored and enhanced waters, noncarbonated energy drinks, juices and juice drinks, ready-to-drink teas and coffees, and sports drinks. It also provides flavoring ingredients, sweeteners, beverage ingredients, and fountain syrups, as well as powders for purified water products. The Coca-Cola Company sells its products primarily under the Coca-Cola, Diet Coke/Coca-Cola Light, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, Minute Maid, Georgia, Powerade, Del Valle, Schweppes, Aquarius, Minute Maid Pulpy, Dasani, Simply, Glacéau Vitaminwater, Bonaqua/Bonaqa, Gold Peak, FUZE TEA, Glacéau Smartwater, and Ice Dew brand names. The company offers its beverage products through a network of company-owned or controlled bottling and distribution operators, as well as through independent bottling partners, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers. The Coca-Cola Company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) had a light trading with around 17.26M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 22.44M. The stock traded at the price of $30.17 with 0.37% change on the day. The San Jose California 95134 based company is currently trading 37.92% above its 52 week low of $22.46 and -5.39% below its 52 week high of $31.95. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 51.62 and $33.11 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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.

 

Stocks To Track: Sprint Corporation (S), Facebook, Inc. (FB), Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc. (RH)

Sprint Corporation (S) fell -2.97% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.26 to finish the day at $8.48 with about 19.56M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 21.34M. The $34.8B market cap company, which fluctuated between $8.41 and $8.8 during the day, currently situated 288.99% above its 52 week low of $2.18 and -5.57% away from its one year high of $8.98. The RSI of 66.11 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Sprint Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various wireless and wireline communications products and services to consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company operates in two segments, Wireless and Wireline. The Wireless segment offers wireless data communication services, including mobile productivity applications, such as Internet access, messaging, and email services; wireless photo and video offerings; location-based capabilities comprising asset and fleet management, dispatch services, and navigation tools; and mobile entertainment applications. It also provides wireless voice communications services that include local and long-distance wireless voice services, as well as voicemail, call waiting, three-way calling, caller identification, directory assistance, and call forwarding services. In addition, this segment offers voice and data services internationally through roaming arrangements; and customized wireless services to large companies and government agencies, as well as sells wireless devices, broadband devices, connected devices, and accessories to agents and other third-party distributors. The Wireline segment provides wireline voice and data communications, including domestic and international data communications using various protocols, such as multiprotocol label switching technologies, Internet protocol (IP), managed network services, Voice over IP, session initiated protocol, and traditional voice services to other communications companies, and targeted business and consumer subscribers, as well as for cable multiple system operators. Sprint Corporation offers its services under the Sprint, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, and Assurance Wireless brands. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. Sprint Corporation is a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp.

Facebook, Inc. (FB) gained $0.77 to close the day at a new closing price of $119.68, a 0.65% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 33.92% above its 52 week low of $89.37. A total of 17.45M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 21.67M. The stock, currently situated -10.35% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -2.84% in the past one month and down by -7% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $155.8 and RSI of 48.37, the stock still has upside potential, 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.

Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc. (RH) had a active trading with around 17.18M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.93M. The stock traded between $31 and $33.95 before closing at the price of $31.92 with -18.13% change on the day. The Corte Madera California 94925 based company is currently trading 28.97% above its 52 week low of $24.75 and -65.43% below its 52 week high of $84.3. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 41.39 and $41.31 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the retail of home furnishings. It offers products in various categories, such as furniture, lighting, textiles, bathware, décor, outdoor and garden, tableware, and child and teen furnishings. The company sells products through its stores and catalogs, as well as through its Websites, such as restorationhardware.com, rh.com, rhbabyandchild.com, rhteen.com, and rhmodern.com. As of January 30, 2016, it operated 69 retail galleries that include 53 legacy galleries, 6 larger format design galleries, 4 next generation design galleries, 1 RH modern gallery, and 5 RH baby & child galleries, as well as 17 outlet stores throughout the United States and Canada. Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Corte Madera, California.

 

Momentum Stocks: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI), Facebook, Inc. (FB), AT&T Inc. (T)

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) grew with the stock adding 0.89% or $0.04 to close at $4.54 on light trading volume of 23.17M compared its three months average trading volume of 45.36M. The New York New York 10020 based company operating under the Broadcasting – Radio industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 13.49% up for the period and up by 11.82% so far this year. With price target of $4.89 and a 38.33% rebound from 52-week low, Sirius XM Holdings Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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.

Facebook, Inc. (FB) had a active trading with around 22.42M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 21.56M. The stock traded the price of $118.91 with 0.81% change on the day. The Menlo Park California 94025 based company is currently trading 33.05% above its 52 week low of $89.37 and -10.93% below its 52 week high of $133.5. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $155.8 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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.

AT&T Inc. (T) saw its value decrease by -0.1% as the stock dropped $-0.04 to finish the day at a closing price of $40.41. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $33.09-$43.89 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $40.19 to $40.75 during the day, are up by 3% in the past three months and up by 2.55% over the past six months. It is currently trading 5.88% above its 20 day moving average and 5.74% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $40.76 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 68.38.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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 Buzz: Facebook, Inc. (FB), Intel Corporation (INTC), Groupon, Inc. (GRPN)

Facebook, Inc. (FB) failed to extend gains with the stock declining 0.55% or $-0.12 to close the day at $117.31 on active trading volume of 21.89M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 21.66M. The Menlo Park California 94025 based company has been outperforming the internet information providers group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 10.76%, compared to the industry which has advanced 1.72% over the same period. With RSI of 42.68, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $155.8, 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.

Intel Corporation (INTC) grew with the stock adding 2.25% or $0.33 to close at $34.72 on light trading volume of 21.6M compared its three months average trading volume of 22.05M. 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 5.53% up for the period and up by 6.45% so far this year. With price target of $39.82 and a 31.33% 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.

Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 3.66% or $0.02 to close the day at $3.82 on higher than average trading volume of 20.7M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.92M. The Chicago Illinois 60654 based company has been underperforming the internet information providers companies by -25.3868% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 28.99% YTD, versus the internet information providers industry which is up 2.63% for the same period. The RSI of 43.68 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Groupon, Inc. operates online local commerce marketplaces that connect merchants to consumers by offering goods and services at a discount in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. It also provides deals on products for which it acts as the merchant of record. The company offers deals in various categories, including food and drink, events and activities, beauty and spa, health and fitness, home and garden, and automotive; and deals on various product lines, such as electronics, sporting goods, jewelry, toys, household items, and apparel, as well as provides discounted and market rates for hotel, airfare, and package deals. It offers its deal offerings to customers through Websites; search engines; and mobile applications and mobile browsers, which enable consumers to browse, purchase, manage, and redeem deals on their mobile devices, as well as sends emails to its subscribers with deal offerings that are targeted by location and personal preferences. The company was formerly known as ThePoint.com, Inc. and changed its name to Groupon, Inc. in October 2008. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Groupon, Inc. is a subsidiary of The Point, LLC.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD), Facebook, Inc. (FB), J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD) had a light trading with around 19.18M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.11M. The stock traded between $21.91 and $22.25 before closing at the price of $22.1 with -3.49% change on the day. The Greenwich Connecticut 06830 based company is currently trading 42.09% above its 52 week low of $16.69 and -3.8% below its 52 week high of $23.46. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 49.84 and $23.83 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. originates, acquires, finances, and manages commercial mortgage loans, other commercial real estate debt investments, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate- investments in the United States and Europe. It operates through three segments: Real Estate Lending, Real Estate Investing and Servicing, and Real Estate Property. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes and would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes, if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. Starwood Property Trust, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Facebook, Inc. (FB) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.1% or $-0.12 to close the day at $117.31 on light trading volume of 19.07M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 21.77M. The Menlo Park California 94025 based company has been outperforming the internet information providers group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 11.08%, compared to the industry which has advanced 0.28% over the same period. With RSI of 41.17, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $155.8, 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.

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) shares were up in last trading by 1.62% to $10.02. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 5.03% over the past week and grew 22.2% in the past month. It is currently trading 11.28% above its 50 day moving average and 7.44% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -16.43% decrease in value from its one year high of $11.99. The RSI indicator value of 62.9, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

 

Stocks in Review: AT&T Inc. (T), Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL), Facebook, Inc. (FB)

AT&T Inc. (T) traded within a range of $38.63 to $38.98 after opening the day at $38.7. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 17.96% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.05% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $38.63 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -10.11% below its 52 week high of $43.89 and 22.97% above its 12-month low of $33.09. The shares are down by over -5.17% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 55.69 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.65% or $0.08 to close the day at $12.3 on light trading volume of 20.41M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 25.62M. The Denver Colorado 80290 based company has been underperforming the oil & gas drilling & exploration group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -13.62%, compared to the industry which has advanced 49.83% over the same period. With RSI of 74.15, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $11.96, making it a hold for now.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in the Rocky Mountains and Permian Basin regions of the United States. It sells oil and gas to end users, marketers, and other purchasers. As of December 31, 2015, the company had total estimated proved reserves of 820.6 million barrels of oil equivalent; and interests in 3,177 net productive wells on approximately 593,900 net developed acres. Whiting Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1980 and is based in Denver, Colorado.

Facebook, Inc. (FB) gained $2.03 to close the day at a new closing price of $117.43, a 1.76% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 31.4% above its 52 week low of $89.37. A total of 20.12M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 21.8M. The stock, currently situated -12.04% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -2.14% in the past one month and down by -9.48% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $155.8 and RSI of 41.41, the stock still has upside potential, 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.

 

3 Notable Runners: Facebook, Inc. (FB), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN), Workday, Inc. (WDAY)

Facebook, Inc. (FB) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.26% or $0.3 to close the day at $115.4 on higher than average trading volume of 25.04M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 21.59M. The Menlo Park California 94025 based company has been underperforming the internet information providers companies by -8.7303% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 10.26% YTD, versus the internet information providers industry which is down -0.53% for the same period. The RSI of 35.23 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.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) had a active trading with around 24.06M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 13.3M. The stock traded at the price of $12.94 with -0.69% change on the day. The Columbus Ohio 43287 based company is currently trading 68.91% above its 52 week low of $7.83 and -1.52% below its 52 week high of $13.14. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 74.02 and $12.72 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

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.

Workday, Inc. (WDAY) traded within a range of $67.03 to $74.31 after opening the day at $68.92. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -10.39% so far this year. The stock was down close to -12.5% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $71.4 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -23.51% below its 52 week high of $93.35 and 50.89% above its 12-month low of $47.32. The shares are down by over -19.76% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 21.4 is bullish. They are not pointing to a rebound in the stock. We should get in as it looks to have found a bottom.

Workday, Inc. provides enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources in the United States and internationally. It offers applications for customers to manage critical business functions that enable them to optimize their financial and human capital resources. The company provides Workday Financial Management application that provides functions of general ledger, accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management, asset management, employee expense management, revenue management, projects, procurement, inventory, and grants management. It also provides Workday Human Capital Management application that includes human resources management comprising workforce lifecycle management, organization management, compensation, absence, and employee benefits administration; and global talent management consisting of goal management, performance management, succession planning, and career and development planning. In addition, the company offers Workday Recruiting, an application that supports the needs of candidates, hiring managers, the interview team, and recruiters; Workday Payroll application that address the enterprise payroll needs; Workday Time Tracking application that automates workforce management processes; and Workday Professional Services Automation application. Further, it offers Workday Insight Applications that leverage advanced data science and machine learning methodologies to help customers make smarter financial and workforce decisions; and Workday Student, a student and faculty lifecycle information system. The company serves technology, financial services, business and professional services, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, retail and hospitality, education, and government and non-profit industries. The company was formerly known as North Tahoe Power Tools, Inc. and changed its name to Workday, Inc. in July 2005. Workday, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, California.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Micron Technology (MU), Facebook (FB), Owens-Illinois (OI)

Facebook, Inc. (FB) saw its value decrease by -2.8% as the stock dropped $-3.32 to finish the day at a closing price of $115.1. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $89.37-$133.5 per share for the past year. The shares are down by -8.77% in the past three months and down by -2.84% over the past six months. It is currently trading -4.28% below its 20 day moving average and -8.47% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $156.05 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 34.21.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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.

Owens-Illinois, Inc. (OI) shares were down in last trading by 0% to $18.37. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.81% over the past week and fell -1.66% in the past month. It is currently trading 0.91% above its 50 day moving average and 3.34% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -9.64% decrease in value from its one year high of $20.33. The RSI indicator value of 48.23, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Owens-Illinois, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells glass containers to food and beverage manufacturers primarily in Europe, North America, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific. It produces glass containers for alcoholic beverages, including beer, flavored malt beverages, spirits, and wine. The company is also involved in the production of glass packaging for various food items, soft drinks, teas, juices, and pharmaceuticals. It offers glass containers in a range of sizes, shapes, and colors. The company sells its products directly to customers under annual or multi-year supply agreements, as well as through distributors. Owens-Illinois, Inc. was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Perrysburg, Ohio.

Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) opening the day at $19.7. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 30.51% so far this year. The stock was down close to -5.38% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $18.48 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -9.59% below its 52 week high of $20.44 and 98.5% above its 12-month low of $9.31. The shares are up by over 11.06% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 49.19 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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.

 

3 Notable Runners: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI), Facebook, Inc. (FB), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.87% or $-0.04 to close the day at $4.57 on lower than average trading volume of 31.36M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 46.36M. The New York New York 10020 based company has been outperforming the broadcasting – radio companies by 10.5817% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 12.56% YTD, versus the broadcasting – radio industry which is up 10.09% for the same period. The RSI of 63.93 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.

Facebook, Inc. (FB) had a active trading with around 30.07M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 20.82M. The stock traded at the price of $118.42 with -2.03% change on the day. The Menlo Park California 94025 based company is currently trading 32.51% above its 52 week low of $89.37 and -11.3% below its 52 week high of $133.5. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 39.96 and $156.05 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) traded within a range of $21.88 to $22.55 after opening the day at $22.31. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 53% so far this year. The stock was up close to 3.74% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $22.2 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -4.85% below its 52 week high of $23.36 and 103.81% above its 12-month low of $11.2. The shares are up by over 2.21% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 57.72 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas facilities. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 for use in enhanced oil recovery projects; and owns interests in oil-producing fields, gas processing plants, and crude oil pipelines in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. The Terminals segment owns and operates liquids and bulk terminals that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, and condensate, as well as bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, cement, alumina, salt, and other bulk chemicals; and owns and operates tankers. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment owns and operates Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington; and jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver (Canada) International Airport. The Other segment includes various physical natural gas contracts with power plants. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns interests in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company was formerly known as Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC and changed its name to Kinder Morgan, Inc. in February 2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Intel Corporation (INTC), Facebook, Inc. (FB), Regions Financial Corporation (RF)

Intel Corporation (INTC) had a light trading with around 19.57M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 21.77M. The stock traded at the price of $35.31 with -0.56% change on the day. The Santa Clara California 95054 based company is currently trading 30.62% above its 52 week low of $27.68 and -7.25% below its 52 week high of $38.36. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 51.01 and $39.82 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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.

Facebook, Inc. (FB) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.38% or $0.46 to close the day at $120.87 on light trading volume of 18.86M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 20.78M. The Menlo Park California 94025 based company has been outperforming the internet information providers group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 15.95%, compared to the industry which has advanced 3.65% over the same period. With RSI of 45.62, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $156.05, 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.

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) shares were up in last trading by 0.76% to $13.18. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.53% over the past week and grew 23.76% in the past month. It is currently trading 20.32% above its 50 day moving average and 40.93% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -2.66% decrease in value from its one year high of $13.54. The RSI indicator value of 68.84, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Regions Financial Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides banking and bank-related services to individual and corporate customers in the United States. Its Corporate Bank segment offers commercial banking services, such as commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, and investor real estate lending, as well as equipment lease financing services. This segment serves corporate, middle market, small business, and commercial real estate developers and investors. The company’s Consumer Bank segment provides consumer banking products and services related to residential first mortgages, home equity lines and loans, small business loans, indirect loans, consumer credit cards, and other consumer loans, as well as the corresponding deposit relationships. Its Wealth Management segment offers wealth management products and services, including credit related products, trust and investment management, asset management, retirement and savings solutions, estate planning, and personal and commercial insurance products to individuals, businesses, governmental institutions, and non-profit entities. The company also provides insurance coverage for various lines of personal and commercial insurance, such as property, vehicle, casualty, life, health, and accident insurance, as well as commercial crop, life, and environmental insurance; and commercial equipment financing products, as well as offers securities, insurance, and advisory services through financial consultants. In addition, it offers securities brokerage, merger and acquisition advisory, trust, and other specialty financing services. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,627 banking offices and 1,962 ATMs in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Regions Financial Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.