Stocks Alert: Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO), Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) grew with the stock adding 1.15% or $0.3 to close at $26.33 on active trading volume of 9.34M compared its three months average trading volume of 7.51M. The Cincinnati Ohio 45263 based company operating under the Regional – Midwest Banks industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 60.25% up for the period and down by -2.37% so far this year. With price target of $27.07 and a 95.45% rebound from 52-week low, Fifth Third Bancorp has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Fifth Third Bancorp operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. The Commercial Banking segment offers credit intermediation, cash management, and financial services; lending and depository products; and foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, public finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance for business, government, and professional customers. The Branch Banking segment provides deposit and loan products to individuals and small businesses. This segment offers checking and savings accounts, home equity loans and lines of credit, credit cards, and loans for automobiles and personal financing needs. The Consumer Lending segment engages in direct lending activities that include origination, retention, and servicing of residential mortgage and home equity loans or lines of credit; and indirect lending activities, including loans to consumers through correspondent lenders and automobile dealers. The Investment Advisors segment provides various investment alternatives for individuals, companies, and not-for-profit organizations. It offers retail brokerage services to individual clients; and broker dealer services to the institutional marketplace. This segment also provides asset management services; holistic strategies to affluent clients in wealth planning, investing, insurance, and wealth protection; and advisory services for institutional clients comprising states and municipalities. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,254 full-service banking centers, including 95 Bank Mart locations, as well as 2,593 automated teller machines in 12 states throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Fifth Third Bancorp was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) dropped $-0.11 to close the day at a new closing price of $17.33, a -0.63% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 170.61% above its 52 week low of $6.52. A total of 9.29M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 15.63M. The stock, which fluctuated between $17.15 and $17.48 during the day, currently situated -10.11% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -4.99% in the past one month and up by 22.63% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $20.18 and RSI of 47.28, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Marathon Oil Corporation operates as an energy company. It operates through three segments: North America E&P, International E&P, and Oil Sands Mining. The North America E&P segment develops, explores for, produces, and markets crude oil and condensate, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in North America. The International Exploration and Production segment explores for, produces, and markets crude oil and condensate, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Libya, and the United Kingdom; and produces and markets products manufactured from natural gas, such as liquefied natural gas and methanol in Equatorial Guinea. The Oil Sands Mining segment mines, extracts, and transports bitumen from oil sands deposits in Alberta and Canada; and upgrades the bitumen to produce and market synthetic crude oil and vacuum gas oil. As of December 31, 2015, it had rights to participate in developed and undeveloped leases totaling approximately 32,000 net acres. The company was formerly known as USX Corporation and changed its name to Marathon Oil Corporation in July 2001. Marathon Oil Corporation was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) shares were down in last trading by -0.37% to $72.29. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.93% over the past week and grew 3.86% in the past month. It is currently trading 5.43% above its 50 day moving average and 11.29% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.89% decrease in value from its one year high of $72.94. The RSI indicator value of 66.87, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, and Theme Parks segments. The Cable Communications segment offers video, high-speed Internet, and voice services to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. This segment also provides business services, such as Ethernet network services; cellular backhaul services to mobile network operators; and advertising services on cable networks, as well as on other platforms, such as digital, radio, and print media. The Cable Networks segment operates national cable networks, which provide entertainment, news and information, and sports content; regional sports and news networks; international cable networks; and cable television studio production operations, as well as owns various digital media properties, which primarily include brand-aligned Websites. The Broadcast Television segment operates NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, NBC and Telemundo owned local broadcast television stations, broadcast television studio production operations, and related digital media properties. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, acquires, markets, and distributes live-action and animated filmed entertainment, principally under the Universal Pictures, Illumination, and Focus Features names. This segment also develops, produces, and licenses stage plays. The Theme Parks segment operates Universal theme parks in Orlando, Florida, as well as in Hollywood, California; Universal studios theme park in Osaka, Japan; Wet ‘n Wild, a water park in Orlando, Florida; and CityWalk, a dining, retail, and entertainment complex. The company also owns the Philadelphia Flyers, as well as the Wells Fargo Center arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and operates arena management-related businesses. Comcast Corporation was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

Trader Alert: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) retreated with the stock falling -2.24% or $-2.32 to close at $101.11 on light trading volume of 14.5M compared its three months average trading volume of 16.77M. The Santa Clara California 95050 based company operating under the Semiconductor – Specialized industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 276.55% up for the period and down by -5.27% so far this year. With price target of $99 and a 312.45% rebound from 52-week low, NVIDIA Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) dropped $-1.26 to close the day at a new closing price of $26.03, a -4.62% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 93.23% above its 52 week low of $13.84. A total of 14.32M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.56M. The stock, currently situated -6.16% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -2.78% in the past one month and up by 32.13% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $27.07 and RSI of 41.77, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Fifth Third Bancorp operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. The Commercial Banking segment offers credit intermediation, cash management, and financial services; lending and depository products; and foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, public finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance for business, government, and professional customers. The Branch Banking segment provides deposit and loan products to individuals and small businesses. This segment offers checking and savings accounts, home equity loans and lines of credit, credit cards, and loans for automobiles and personal financing needs. The Consumer Lending segment engages in direct lending activities that include origination, retention, and servicing of residential mortgage and home equity loans or lines of credit; and indirect lending activities, including loans to consumers through correspondent lenders and automobile dealers. The Investment Advisors segment provides various investment alternatives for individuals, companies, and not-for-profit organizations. It offers retail brokerage services to individual clients; and broker dealer services to the institutional marketplace. This segment also provides asset management services; holistic strategies to affluent clients in wealth planning, investing, insurance, and wealth protection; and advisory services for institutional clients comprising states and municipalities. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,254 full-service banking centers, including 95 Bank Mart locations, as well as 2,593 automated teller machines in 12 states throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Fifth Third Bancorp was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) shares were up in last trading by 0.58% to $22.55. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 4.21% over the past week and grew 8.31% in the past month. It is currently trading 6.06% above its 50 day moving average and 12.86% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -2.89% decrease in value from its one year high of $23.36. The RSI indicator value of 66.15, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

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.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) fell -0.83% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.56 to finish the day at $66.52 with about 4.53M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.22M. The $30.57B market cap company, which fluctuated between $65.37 and $66.94 during the day, currently situated 44.83% above its 52 week low of $46.88 and -6.83% away from its one year high of $71.4. The RSI of 48.43 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Valero Energy Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refining and marketing company in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. It operates through two segments, Refining and Ethanol. The Refining segment is involved in refining, wholesale marketing, and bulk sales and trading activities. This segment produces conventional and premium gasolines, gasoline meeting the specifications of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), reformulated gasoline blendstock for oxygenate blending, diesel fuels, low-sulfur and ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuels, CARB diesel fuel, distillates, jet fuels, asphalts, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined products. As of February 19, 2016, it owned 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.0 million barrels per day. This segment also markets its refined products through bulk and rack marketing network; and through approximately 7,500 outlets under the Valero, Diamond Shamrock, Shamrock, Ultramar, Beacon, and Texaco brand names. The Ethanol segment produces and sells ethanol and distillers grains primarily to refiners and gasoline blenders, as well as to animal feed customers. This segment operates 11 ethanol plants with a combined ethanol production capacity of approximately 1.4 billion gallons per year. The company also operates a 50-megawatt wind farm; convenience stores; filling stations, as well as truckstop, cardlock, and home heating oil facilities; and credit card business. The company was formerly known as Valero Refining and Marketing Company and changed its name to Valero Energy Corporation in August 1997. Valero Energy Corporation was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) dropped $0 to close the day at a new closing price of $10.18, a 0% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 38.38% above its 52 week low of $8.25. A total of 4.53M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.11M. The stock, which fluctuated between $10.15 and $10.23 during the day, currently situated -4.8% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.94% in the past one month and up by 3.84% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $10.27 and RSI of 57.33, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. It invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; and residential credit investments, such as credit risk transfer securities and non-agency mortgage-backed securities. The company also acquires, finances, and manages commercial loans and other commercial real estate debt, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related assets. In addition, it engages in corporate middle market lending transactions; and operates as a broker-dealer. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, it is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes its taxable income to its shareholders. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in New York, New York.

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) had a light trading with around 4.53M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.72M. The stock traded at the price of $26.91 with -0.66% change on the day. The Cincinnati Ohio 45263 based company is currently trading 99.76% above its 52 week low of $13.84 and -2.99% below its 52 week high of $27.88. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 53.42 and $26.35 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Fifth Third Bancorp operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. The Commercial Banking segment offers credit intermediation, cash management, and financial services; lending and depository products; and foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, public finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance for business, government, and professional customers. The Branch Banking segment provides deposit and loan products to individuals and small businesses. This segment offers checking and savings accounts, home equity loans and lines of credit, credit cards, and loans for automobiles and personal financing needs. The Consumer Lending segment engages in direct lending activities that include origination, retention, and servicing of residential mortgage and home equity loans or lines of credit; and indirect lending activities, including loans to consumers through correspondent lenders and automobile dealers. The Investment Advisors segment provides various investment alternatives for individuals, companies, and not-for-profit organizations. It offers retail brokerage services to individual clients; and broker dealer services to the institutional marketplace. This segment also provides asset management services; holistic strategies to affluent clients in wealth planning, investing, insurance, and wealth protection; and advisory services for institutional clients comprising states and municipalities. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,254 full-service banking centers, including 95 Bank Mart locations, as well as 2,593 automated teller machines in 12 states throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Fifth Third Bancorp was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

Momentum Stocks: Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (ZIOP)

Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) grew with the stock adding 0.66% or $0.34 to close at $51.68 on light trading volume of 5.94M compared its three months average trading volume of 7.17M. The Dallas Texas 75235 based company operating under the Regional Airlines industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 22.19% up for the period and up by 3.69% so far this year. With price target of $56.57 and a 53.56% rebound from 52-week low, Southwest Airlines Co. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) had a light trading with around 5.9M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.74M. The stock traded at the price of $27.09 with 0.07% change on the day. The Cincinnati Ohio 45263 based company is currently trading 101.1% above its 52 week low of $13.84 and -2.34% below its 52 week high of $27.88. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $26.35 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Fifth Third Bancorp operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. The Commercial Banking segment offers credit intermediation, cash management, and financial services; lending and depository products; and foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, public finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance for business, government, and professional customers. The Branch Banking segment provides deposit and loan products to individuals and small businesses. This segment offers checking and savings accounts, home equity loans and lines of credit, credit cards, and loans for automobiles and personal financing needs. The Consumer Lending segment engages in direct lending activities that include origination, retention, and servicing of residential mortgage and home equity loans or lines of credit; and indirect lending activities, including loans to consumers through correspondent lenders and automobile dealers. The Investment Advisors segment provides various investment alternatives for individuals, companies, and not-for-profit organizations. It offers retail brokerage services to individual clients; and broker dealer services to the institutional marketplace. This segment also provides asset management services; holistic strategies to affluent clients in wealth planning, investing, insurance, and wealth protection; and advisory services for institutional clients comprising states and municipalities. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,254 full-service banking centers, including 95 Bank Mart locations, as well as 2,593 automated teller machines in 12 states throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Fifth Third Bancorp was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (ZIOP) saw its value decrease by -7.2% as the stock dropped $-0.42 to finish the day at a closing price of $5.41. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $4.45-$9.74 per share for the past year. The shares are down by -0.18% in the past three months and down by -4.25% over the past six months. It is currently trading -8.06% below its 20 day moving average and -12.61% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $21 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 38.32.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc., a biotechnology company, focuses on acquiring, developing, and commercializing a portfolio of cancer therapies that address unmet medical needs through synthetic immuno-oncology. The company, through its collaboration agreement with Intrexon Corporation, holds certain rights to Intrexon’s synthetic immuno-oncology platform for use in the field of oncology, which includes a clinical stage product candidate, Ad-RTS-IL-12 that is used with the oral activator veledimex and evaluated for the treatment of metastatic melanoma and unresectable recurrent or metastatic breast cancer. The synthetic immuno-oncology platform employs an inducible gene-delivery system that enables controlled in vivo expression of genes that produce therapeutic proteins to treat cancer. The company, under its license agreement with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, along with Intrexon hold license to certain technologies relating to novel chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapies, non-viral gene transfer systems, genetic modification and/or propagation of immune cells and other cellular therapy approaches, Natural Killer cells and T cell receptors. ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMAG) Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.31% or $-0.4 to close the day at $30.07 on active trading volume of 5.26M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.02M. The New York New York 10154 based company has been outperforming the asset management group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 29.95%, compared to the industry which has advanced 25.59% over the same period. With RSI of 65.97, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $32.92, making it a hold for now.

The Blackstone Group L.P. is a publicly owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm also provides financial advisory services to its clients. It provides its services to public and corporate pension funds, academic, cultural, and charitable organizations, retirees, sovereign wealth funds, and institutional and individual investors. The firm manages separate client focused portfolios for its clients. It launches fixed income mutual funds. The firm also launches and manages private equity funds, real estate funds, funds of hedge funds, and credit-focused funds for its clients. It invests in private equity, public equity, fixed income, and alternative investment markets. The Blackstone Group L.P. was founded in 1985 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices in London, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Beijing, China, Dubai, UAE, Dusseldorf, Germany, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Mexico City, Mexico, Paris, France, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Seoul, Korea, Shanghai, China, Singapore, Sydney, Australia, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Tokyo, Japan.

AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMAG) grew with the stock adding 0.43% or $0.1 to close at $23.1 on active trading volume of 5.26M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.09M. The Waltham Massachusetts 02451 based company operating under the Diagnostic Substances industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -1.07% down for the period and down by -33.62% so far this year. With price target of $37.4 and a 28.91% rebound from 52-week low, AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, provides products and services with a focus on maternal health, anemia management, and cancer supportive care in the United States. It markets Makena, a hydroxyprogesterone caproate injection to reduce the risk of preterm birth in women pregnant with a single baby who have a history of singleton spontaneous preterm birth; Feraheme (ferumoxytol) injection for use as an intravenous (IV) iron replacement therapy for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia in adult patients with chronic kidney disease; and MuGard Mucoadhesive Oral Wound Rinse for the management of oral mucocitis/stomatiits and various types of oral wounds. The company also offers Cord Blood Registry services that are related to the collection, processing, and storage of umbilical cord blood and cord tissue units. In addition, it has a license agreement with Velo to acquire the rights to digoxin immune fab, a polyclonal antibody in clinical development for the treatment of severe preeclampsia in pregnant women. The company sells Feraheme to authorized wholesalers and specialty distributors. AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.16% or $0.31 to close the day at $27.07 on lower than average trading volume of 5.24M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.76M. The Cincinnati Ohio 45263 based company has been outperforming the regional – midwest banks companies by 31.3246% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 0.37% YTD, versus the regional – midwest banks industry which is down -0.22% for the same period. The RSI of 57.56 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Fifth Third Bancorp operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. The Commercial Banking segment offers credit intermediation, cash management, and financial services; lending and depository products; and foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, public finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance for business, government, and professional customers. The Branch Banking segment provides deposit and loan products to individuals and small businesses. This segment offers checking and savings accounts, home equity loans and lines of credit, credit cards, and loans for automobiles and personal financing needs. The Consumer Lending segment engages in direct lending activities that include origination, retention, and servicing of residential mortgage and home equity loans or lines of credit; and indirect lending activities, including loans to consumers through correspondent lenders and automobile dealers. The Investment Advisors segment provides various investment alternatives for individuals, companies, and not-for-profit organizations. It offers retail brokerage services to individual clients; and broker dealer services to the institutional marketplace. This segment also provides asset management services; holistic strategies to affluent clients in wealth planning, investing, insurance, and wealth protection; and advisory services for institutional clients comprising states and municipalities. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,254 full-service banking centers, including 95 Bank Mart locations, as well as 2,593 automated teller machines in 12 states throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Fifth Third Bancorp was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

Stocks Intraday Alert: Five Below, Inc. (FIVE), Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

Five Below, Inc. (FIVE) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -2.27% or $-0.9 to close the day at $38.82 on higher than average trading volume of 3.86M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.32M. The Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103 based company has been underperforming the specialty retail, other companies by -4.1317% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -2.85% YTD, versus the specialty retail, other industry which is up 5.11% for the same period. The RSI of 45.84 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Five Below, Inc. operates as a specialty value retailer in the United States. It offers accessories, including novelty socks, sunglasses, jewelry, scarves, gloves, hair accessories, athletic tops and bottoms, and T-shirts, as well as beauty products comprising nail polish, lip gloss, fragrance, and branded cosmetics; and items used to complete and personalize living space, including glitter lamps, posters, frames, fleece blankets, pillows, candles, incense, and related items, as well as provides storage options for the customer’s room and locker. The company also provides sport balls; team sports merchandise and fitness accessories, such as hand weights, jump ropes, and gym balls; games, including name brand board games, puzzles, toys, and plush items; and pool, beach and outdoor toys, games, and accessories. In addition, it offers accessories, such as cases, chargers, headphones, and other related items for PCs, cell phones, and tablet computers; books, video games, and DVDs; craft activity kits; arts and crafts supplies that consist of crayons, markers, and stickers; and trend-right items for school comprising backpacks, fashion notebooks and journals, novelty pens and pencils, and everyday name brand items. Further, the company provides party goods, decorations, and greeting cards, as well as every day and special occasion merchandise products; assortment of classic and novelty candy bars, movie-size box candy, and gum and snack food; chilled drinks through coolers; and seasonally-specific items used to celebrate and decorate for events, such as Christmas, Easter, Halloween, and St. Patrick’s Day. It primarily serves teen and pre-teen customers. As of December 1, 2016, it operated approximately 517 stores in 31 states. The company was formerly known as Cheap Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Five Below, Inc. in August 2002. Five Below, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) had a active trading with around 3.83M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.3M. The stock traded between $18.55 and $19.08 before closing at the price of $19.03 with 1.49% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77002 based company is currently trading 130.69% above its 52 week low of $8.25 and -4.03% below its 52 week high of $19.83. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 71.79 and $19.5 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to crude oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Drilling Products and Services; Onshore Completion and Workover Services; Production Services; and Technical Solutions. The Drilling Products and Services segment rents tubulars, including primary drill pipe strings, tubing landing strings, completion tubulars, and associated accessories; and manufactures and rents bottom hole tools, such as stabilizers, non-magnetic drill collars, and hole openers, as well as rents temporary onshore and offshore accommodation modules and accessories. The Onshore Completion and Workover Services segment offers pressure pumping services comprising hydraulic fracturing and high pressure pumping services used to complete and stimulate production in new oil and gas wells; fluid management services used to obtain, move, store, and dispose of fluids that are involved in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas reservoirs; and workover services consisting of installations, completions, and sidetracking of wells, as well as support for perforating operations. The Production Services segment provides intervention services, including coiled tubing, cased hole and mechanical wireline, hydraulic workover and snubbing, production testing and optimization, and remedial pumping services. The Technical Solutions segment offers pressure control services; completion tools and services, such as sand control systems, well screens and filters, and surface-controlled sub surface safety valves; and offshore well decommissioning services, including plugging and abandoning wells at the end of their economic life, and dismantling and removing associated infrastructure. Superior Energy Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) opening the day at $26.73. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -0.78% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.41% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $26.76 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -3.53% below its 52 week high of $27.88 and 98.65% above its 12-month low of $13.84. The shares are up by over 29.99% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 55.88 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Fifth Third Bancorp operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. The Commercial Banking segment offers credit intermediation, cash management, and financial services; lending and depository products; and foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, public finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance for business, government, and professional customers. The Branch Banking segment provides deposit and loan products to individuals and small businesses. This segment offers checking and savings accounts, home equity loans and lines of credit, credit cards, and loans for automobiles and personal financing needs. The Consumer Lending segment engages in direct lending activities that include origination, retention, and servicing of residential mortgage and home equity loans or lines of credit; and indirect lending activities, including loans to consumers through correspondent lenders and automobile dealers. The Investment Advisors segment provides various investment alternatives for individuals, companies, and not-for-profit organizations. It offers retail brokerage services to individual clients; and broker dealer services to the institutional marketplace. This segment also provides asset management services; holistic strategies to affluent clients in wealth planning, investing, insurance, and wealth protection; and advisory services for institutional clients comprising states and municipalities. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,254 full-service banking centers, including 95 Bank Mart locations, as well as 2,593 automated teller machines in 12 states throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Fifth Third Bancorp was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

Equities Trend Analysis: Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) grew with the stock adding 0.86% or $0.23 to close at $26.87 on light trading volume of 6.09M compared its three months average trading volume of 7.79M. The Cincinnati Ohio 45263 based company has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 47.55% up for the period and down by -0.37% so far this year. With price target of $25.98 and a 99.46% rebound from 52-week low, Fifth Third Bancorp has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Fifth Third Bancorp operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. The Commercial Banking segment offers credit intermediation, cash management, and financial services; lending and depository products; and foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, public finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance for business, government, and professional customers. The Branch Banking segment provides deposit and loan products to individuals and small businesses. This segment offers checking and savings accounts, home equity loans and lines of credit, credit cards, and loans for automobiles and personal financing needs. The Consumer Lending segment engages in direct lending activities that include origination, retention, and servicing of residential mortgage and home equity loans or lines of credit; and indirect lending activities, including loans to consumers through correspondent lenders and automobile dealers. The Investment Advisors segment provides various investment alternatives for individuals, companies, and not-for-profit organizations. It offers retail brokerage services to individual clients; and broker dealer services to the institutional marketplace. This segment also provides asset management services; holistic strategies to affluent clients in wealth planning, investing, insurance, and wealth protection; and advisory services for institutional clients comprising states and municipalities. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,254 full-service banking centers, including 95 Bank Mart locations, as well as 2,593 automated teller machines in 12 states throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Fifth Third Bancorp was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) had a light trading with around 6.09M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.78M. The stock traded between $40.85 and $41.34 before closing at the price of $41.23 with -0.27% change on the day. The Sunnyvale California 94089 based company is currently trading 57.67% above its 52 week low of $26.15 and -8.21% below its 52 week high of $44.92. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $45.86 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Yahoo! Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides search and display advertising services on Yahoo properties and affiliate sites worldwide. The company offers Yahoo Search that serves as a guide for users to discover information on the Internet; Yahoo Mail, which connects users to the people and content; and Yahoo Messenger, an instant messaging service, which enables users to connect, communicate, and share experiences in real-time. It also provides digital content products, including Yahoo News, which gives users to discover, consume, and engage around the news, content, and video; Yahoo Sports, which serves audiences of sports enthusiasts; Yahoo Finance that offers a range of financial data, information, and tools; Yahoo Lifestyle to engage users passionate about style and fashion; and Tumblr, which provides a Web platform and mobile applications on iOS and android to create, share, and curate content, as well as Tumblr messaging that enables users to engage with other users that share their same interests and passions. In addition, the company provides advertiser products, such as Yahoo Gemini, a marketplace for search and native advertising; and BrightRoll, which offers a suite of media-agnostic tools to enable advertisers, publishers, and partners connect with users across ad formats and devices. Further, it offers advertising formats; and digital advertising products, such as Yahoo native, Yahoo video, Yahoo premium, and Yahoo audience ads. Additionally, the company offers Yahoo Mobile Developer suite consisting of Flurry Analytics, Yahoo App Publishing, Yahoo App Marketing, and Tumblr In-App Sharing tools to measure, monetize, advertise, and improve their apps. Yahoo! Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) saw its value increase by 1.37% as the stock gained $0.78 to finish the day at a closing price of $57.87. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $45.44-$63.43 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $56.38 to $58 during the day, are up by 13.01% in the past three months and down by -0.1% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.49% above its 20 day moving average and 5.73% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $63.26 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 61.87.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. Its consulting and technology services include IT strategy consulting, program management consulting, operations improvement consulting, strategy consulting, and business consulting services; and application design and development, systems integration, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management implementation services. The company also offers enterprise information management services, such as strategic, advisory, and management consulting; enterprise data management; descriptive analytics/business intelligence; strategic corporate performance management; and packaged analytics services, as well as big data services that assist clients in managing and deriving actionable insights. In addition, it provides application testing services; and develops, licenses, implements, and supports proprietary and third-party software products, as well as offers digital technologies services. Further, the company offers outsourcing services, such as application maintenance services; IT infrastructure services; and business process services, including clinical data management, pharmacovigilance, equity research support, commercial operations, and order management. It serves various industries, including banking and insurance; healthcare and life sciences; manufacturing and logistics; retail, travel, and hospitality; consumer goods; communications; information, media, and entertainment; and technology. The company markets and sells services through its professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

 

Stocks on Trader’s Radar: Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), Gevo, Inc. (GEVO), CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL)

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -2.84% or $-0.78 to close the day at $26.64 on active trading volume of 7.99M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.77M. The Cincinnati Ohio 45263 based company has been outperforming the regional – midwest banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 41.66%, compared to the industry which has advanced 34.97% over the same period. With RSI of 54.82, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $25.98, making it a hold for now.

Fifth Third Bancorp operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. The Commercial Banking segment offers credit intermediation, cash management, and financial services; lending and depository products; and foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, public finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance for business, government, and professional customers. The Branch Banking segment provides deposit and loan products to individuals and small businesses. This segment offers checking and savings accounts, home equity loans and lines of credit, credit cards, and loans for automobiles and personal financing needs. The Consumer Lending segment engages in direct lending activities that include origination, retention, and servicing of residential mortgage and home equity loans or lines of credit; and indirect lending activities, including loans to consumers through correspondent lenders and automobile dealers. The Investment Advisors segment provides various investment alternatives for individuals, companies, and not-for-profit organizations. It offers retail brokerage services to individual clients; and broker dealer services to the institutional marketplace. This segment also provides asset management services; holistic strategies to affluent clients in wealth planning, investing, insurance, and wealth protection; and advisory services for institutional clients comprising states and municipalities. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,254 full-service banking centers, including 95 Bank Mart locations, as well as 2,593 automated teller machines in 12 states throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Fifth Third Bancorp was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Gevo, Inc. (GEVO) fell -1.25% during last trading as the stock lost $0 to finish the day at $0.19 with about 7.98M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.06M. The $29.54M market cap company, which fluctuated between $0.18 and $0.22 during the day, currently situated 18.75% above its 52 week low of $0.16 and -86.03% away from its one year high of $1.36. The RSI of 35.34 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Gevo, Inc., a renewable chemicals and biofuels company, focuses on the development and commercialization of alternatives to petroleum-based products based on isobutanol produced from renewable feedstocks. It operates in two segments, Gevo, Inc. and Gevo Development/Agri-Energy. The company engages in the research and development, and production of isobutanol; development of its proprietary biocatalysts; production and sale of biojet fuel; and retrofit process of chemicals and biofuels. It is also involved in the production of ethanol, isobutanol, and related products. Gevo, Inc. produces and separates its renewable isobutanol through the Gevo Integrated Fermentation Technology platform. The company was formerly known as Methanotech, Inc. and changed its name to Gevo, Inc. in March 2006. Gevo, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) saw its value increase by 0.08% as the stock gained $0.02 to finish the day at a closing price of $25.5. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $21.94-$33.45 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $25.15 to $25.67 during the day, are down by -3.6% in the past three months and down by -9.6% over the past six months. It is currently trading 5.43% above its 20 day moving average and 4% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $28.08 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 68.81. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

CenturyLink, Inc. provides various communications services to residential, business, wholesale, and governmental customers in the United States. It operates through two segments, Business and Consumer. The company offers high-speed Internet services, which allow customers to connect to the Internet through their existing telephone lines or fiber-optic cables; multi-protocol label switching, a data networking technology to support real-time voice and video; and private line services for the transmission of data between sites. It also provides Ethernet services, including point-to-point and multi-point equipment configurations that facilitate data transmissions across metropolitan areas and wide area networks (WAN); colocation services that enable its customers to install their own information technology (IT) equipment; and managed hosting services comprising cloud and traditional computing, application management, back-up, storage, and other services. In addition, the company offers video entertainment services and satellite digital television; Voice over Internet Protocol, a real-time, two-way voice communication service; and managed services that consist of network, hosting, cloud, and IT services. Further, it provides local calling, long-distance voice, integrated services digital network, WAN, and switched access services; and data integration, which includes the sale of telecommunications equipment and providing network management, installation, and maintenance of data equipment, and the building of proprietary fiber-optic broadband networks. Additionally, the company leases and subleases space in its office buildings, warehouses, and other properties. As of December 31, 2015, it served approximately 6 million high-speed Internet subscribers and 285 thousand television subscribers; and operated 59 data centers in North America, Europe, and Asia. CenturyLink, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Monroe, Louisiana.

 

Momentum Stocks in Focus: Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), Kansas City Southern (KSU), American Express Company (AXP)

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.37% or $0.37 to close the day at $27.42 on light trading volume of 4.65M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.85M. The Cincinnati Ohio 45263 based company has been outperforming the regional – midwest banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 43.66%, compared to the industry which has advanced 35.62% over the same period. With RSI of 64.6, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $25.98, making it a hold for now.

Fifth Third Bancorp operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. The Commercial Banking segment offers credit intermediation, cash management, and financial services; lending and depository products; and foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, public finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance for business, government, and professional customers. The Branch Banking segment provides deposit and loan products to individuals and small businesses. This segment offers checking and savings accounts, home equity loans and lines of credit, credit cards, and loans for automobiles and personal financing needs. The Consumer Lending segment engages in direct lending activities that include origination, retention, and servicing of residential mortgage and home equity loans or lines of credit; and indirect lending activities, including loans to consumers through correspondent lenders and automobile dealers. The Investment Advisors segment provides various investment alternatives for individuals, companies, and not-for-profit organizations. It offers retail brokerage services to individual clients; and broker dealer services to the institutional marketplace. This segment also provides asset management services; holistic strategies to affluent clients in wealth planning, investing, insurance, and wealth protection; and advisory services for institutional clients comprising states and municipalities. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,254 full-service banking centers, including 95 Bank Mart locations, as well as 2,593 automated teller machines in 12 states throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Fifth Third Bancorp was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Kansas City Southern (KSU) grew with the stock adding 0.45% or $-4.03 to close at $80.82 on active trading volume of 4.64M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.86M. The Kansas City Missouri 64105 based company operating under the Railroads industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 11.37% up for the period and down by -4.33% so far this year. With price target of $98.47 and a 32.46% rebound from 52-week low, Kansas City Southern has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, provides freight rail transportation services. The company operates north/south rail route between Kansas City, Missouri, and various ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. It also operates direct rail passageway between Mexico City and Laredo, Texas serving Mexico’s industrial cities and three of its seaports; and owns a 157-mile rail line extending from Laredo, Texas to the port city of Corpus Christi, Texas. In addition, the company owns the northern half of the rail bridge at Laredo, Texas. Its coordinated rail network includes approximately 6,600 route miles extending from the Midwest and Southeast portions of the United States south into Mexico and connects with other Class I railroads. The company serves the chemical and petroleum, industrial and consumer products, agriculture and minerals, energy, intermodal, and automotive markets. Kansas City Southern was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.

American Express Company (AXP) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.21% or $1.27 to close the day at $75.35 on lower than average trading volume of 4.62M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.63M. The New York New York 10285 based company has been outperforming the credit services companies by 19.8433% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 2.94% YTD, versus the credit services industry which is up 3.2% for the same period. The RSI of 69.62 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

 

Stocks in Review: Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX), JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU)

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) traded within a range of $26.82 to $27.56 after opening the day at $27.33. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 0.3% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.3% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $27.05 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -2.49% below its 52 week high of $27.88 and 100.8% above its 12-month low of $13.84. The shares are up by over 33.6% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 60.51 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Fifth Third Bancorp operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. The Commercial Banking segment offers credit intermediation, cash management, and financial services; lending and depository products; and foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, public finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance for business, government, and professional customers. The Branch Banking segment provides deposit and loan products to individuals and small businesses. This segment offers checking and savings accounts, home equity loans and lines of credit, credit cards, and loans for automobiles and personal financing needs. The Consumer Lending segment engages in direct lending activities that include origination, retention, and servicing of residential mortgage and home equity loans or lines of credit; and indirect lending activities, including loans to consumers through correspondent lenders and automobile dealers. The Investment Advisors segment provides various investment alternatives for individuals, companies, and not-for-profit organizations. It offers retail brokerage services to individual clients; and broker dealer services to the institutional marketplace. This segment also provides asset management services; holistic strategies to affluent clients in wealth planning, investing, insurance, and wealth protection; and advisory services for institutional clients comprising states and municipalities. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,254 full-service banking centers, including 95 Bank Mart locations, as well as 2,593 automated teller machines in 12 states throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Fifth Third Bancorp was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 2.47% or $0.36 to close the day at $14.93 on light trading volume of 6.35M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.21M. The Tulsa Oklahoma 74172 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 158.75%, compared to the industry which has advanced 32.66% over the same period. With RSI of 59.25, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $16.92, making it a hold for now.

WPX Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, engages in the exploitation and development of unconventional properties in the United States. Its principal areas of operation include the Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico, the Williston Basin in North Dakota, and the San Juan Basin in New Mexico and Colorado. As of December 31, 2014, the company had proved reserves of 583 million barrels of oil equivalent. WPX Energy, Inc. was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU) dropped $-0.03 to close the day at a new closing price of $22.39, a -0.13% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 51.69% above its 52 week low of $14.76. A total of 6.33M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 6M. The stock, which fluctuated between $22.33 and $22.83 during the day, currently situated -5.41% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 9.75% in the past one month and up by 26.78% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $25.42 and RSI of 64.66, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

JetBlue Airways Corporation, a passenger carrier company, provides air transportation services. As of December 31, 2014, the company operated a fleet of 25 Airbus A321 aircrafts, 130 Airbus A320 aircrafts, and 60 Embraer E190 aircrafts. It also served 93 destinations in 28 states in the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and 19 countries in the Caribbean and Latin America. JetBlue Airways Corporation was founded in 1998 and is based in Long Island City, New York.