3 Stocks in Focus: Ford Motor Company (F), United States Steel Corporation (X), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

Ford Motor Company (F) fell -1.59% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.2 to finish the day at $12.41 with about 33.75M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 36.68M. The $49.16B market cap company, which fluctuated between $12.3 and $12.45 during the day, currently situated 16.54% above its 52 week low of $11.02 and -10.67% away from its one year high of $14.22. The RSI of 46.78 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

United States Steel Corporation (X) gained $2.69 to close the day at a new closing price of $34.93, a 8.34% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 475.64% above its 52 week low of $6.15. A total of 32.01M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 19.16M. The stock, which fluctuated between $31.95 and $35.31 during the day, currently situated -10.76% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -2.54% in the past one month and up by 106.21% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $31.2 and RSI of 53.15, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

United States Steel Corporation produces and sells flat-rolled and tubular steel products in North America and Europe. It operates through three segments: Flat-Rolled Products (Flat-Rolled), U. S. Steel Europe (USSE), and Tubular Products (Tubular). The Flat-Rolled segment offers slabs, rounds, strip mill plates, sheets, and tin mill products. This segment serves customers in the automotive, consumer and the combined industrial, service center, and mining commercial markets. The USSE segment provides slabs, sheets, strip mill plates, tin mill products, and spiral welded pipes, as well as heating radiators and refractory ceramic materials. This segment serves customers in the construction, service center, conversion, container, transportation, appliance and electrical, oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The Tubular segment offers seamless and electric resistance welded steel casing and tubing; and standard and line pipe and mechanical tubing products primarily to customers in the oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The company also provides railroad services; and owns, develops, and manages various real estate assets. United States Steel Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) had a light trading with around 29.48M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 53.08M. The stock traded between $6.92 and $7.04 before closing at the price of $6.98 with -0.43% change on the day. The Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73118 based company is currently trading 365.33% above its 52 week low of $1.5 and -14.88% below its 52 week high of $8.2. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 51.42 and $7.65 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties for the production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGL) from underground reservoirs in the United States. It operates in two segments, Exploration and Production; and Marketing, Gathering, and Compression. The company holds interests in natural gas resource plays, including the Haynesville/Bossier Shales in northwestern Louisiana and East Texas; the Marcellus Shale in the northern Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania; and the Barnett Shale in the Fort Worth Basin of north-central Texas. It also holds interests in liquids-rich resource plays, such as the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas; the Utica Shale in Ohio and Pennsylvania; the Anadarko Basin in northwestern Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle; and the Niobrara Shale in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. The company owns interests in approximately 32,400 oil and natural gas wells. As of December 31, 2015, it had estimated proved reserves of 1.504 billion barrels of oil equivalent. The company also provides oil, natural gas, and NGL marketing services comprising commodity price structuring, securing and negotiating gathering, hauling, processing and transportation, contract administration, and nomination services for Chesapeake-operated wells; and marketing services for third-party producers, as well as designs, engineers, fabricates, installs, and sells natural gas compression units, accessories, and equipment used in the production, treatment, and processing of oil and natural gas. Chesapeake Energy Corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: FMC Technologies, Inc. (FTI), Reynolds American Inc. (RAI), Ford Motor Company (F)

FMC Technologies, Inc. (FTI) fell -1.39% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.5 to finish the day at $35.35 with about 52.98M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.14M. The $8.01B market cap company, which fluctuated between $34.92 and $36.14 during the day, currently situated 58.52% above its 52 week low of $22.3 and -4.69% away from its one year high of $37.09. The RSI of 46.39 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

FMC Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and services technological systems and products for customers in the energy industry worldwide. It operates through Subsea Technologies, Surface Technologies, and Energy Infrastructure segments. The Subsea Technologies segment offers subsea systems for the offshore production of crude oil and natural gas; and installation, asset management, product optimization, and well access and intervention services, as well as inspection, maintenance, and repair services. This segment also provides electric and hydraulic work-class remotely operating vehicle, tether-management, launch and recovery, remote manipulator arms, and modular control systems for subsea applications, as well as support services, such as product training, pilot simulator training, spare parts, and technical assistance; and offers multiphase and wetgas meters to measure production rates of oil, water, and gas for topside and subsea applications. The Surface Technologies segment offers wellhead systems for standard and custom-engineered applications; fluid control products for the well completion and stimulation activities; and flowback, cased hole electric wireline and slickline, specialty logging, and well optimization services. The Energy Infrastructure segment provides measurement products, such as flow computers and control systems, and gas and liquid measurement systems, as well as floating production, storage, and off-loading metering systems; and design, engineering, project management, training, commissioning, and aftermarket services. This segment also offers land- and marine-based loading and transfer systems for ship-to-ship loading and offloading operations; systems that separate production flows from wells into oil, gas, sand, and water; and automation, control, and information technology services. FMC Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) gained $1.71 to close the day at a new closing price of $57.68, a 3.06% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 34.08% above its 52 week low of $43.38. A total of 49.86M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.99M. The stock, which fluctuated between $57.63 and $58.15 during the day, currently situated 2.14% above its 52 week high. The stock is up by 4.28% in the past one month and up by 23.04% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $54.91 and RSI of 75.87, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. It operates through RJR Tobacco, Santa Fe, and American Snuff segments. The RJR Tobacco segment offers cigarettes under the NEWPORT, CAMEL, PALL MALL, DORAL, MISTY, and CAPRI brands; and CAMEL Snus, a smoke-free tobacco product, as well as manages various licensed brands, including DUNHILL and STATE EXPRESS 555. The Santa Fe segment manufactures and markets cigarettes and other tobacco products under the NATURAL AMERICAN SPIRIT brand. The American Snuff segment provides smokeless tobacco products, such as moist snuff under GRIZZLY and KODIAK brand names. The company also manufactures and markets digital vapor cigarettes under the VUSE brand name; and markets nicotine replacement therapy products under the ZONNIC brand. It distributes its products primarily through direct wholesale deliveries from a local distribution center and public warehouses. Reynolds American Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Ford Motor Company (F) had a active trading with around 49M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 36.05M. The stock traded between $12.54 and $12.73 before closing at the price of $12.61 with -0.16% change on the day. The Dearborn Michigan 48126 based company is currently trading 18.42% above its 52 week low of $11.02 and -9.23% below its 52 week high of $14.22. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 51.23 and $12.83 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

 

3 Trending Stocks: Ford Motor Company (F), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Regions Financial Corporation (RF)

Ford Motor Company (F) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.32% or $0.04 to close the day at $12.63 on light trading volume of 29.05M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 36.22M. The Dearborn Michigan 48126 based company has been outperforming the auto manufacturers – major group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 10.84%, compared to the industry which has advanced 16.73% over the same period. With RSI of 51.57, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $12.83, making it a hold for now.

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

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) climbed 0.53% during last trading as the stock added $0.46 to finish the day at $86.7 with about 28.09M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 17.56M. The $308.59B market cap company, which fluctuated between $86.1 and $88.17 during the day, currently situated 69.81% above its 52 week low of $52.5 and -0.66% away from its one year high of $88.17. The RSI of 61.75 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. operates as a financial services company worldwide. It operates through Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management segments. The Consumer & Community Banking segment offers deposit and investment products and services to consumers; lending, deposit, and cash management and payment solutions to small businesses; residential mortgages and home equity loans; and credit cards, payment services, payment processing services, auto loans and leases, and student loans. The Corporate & Investment Bank segment provides investment banking products and services, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, as well as loan origination and syndication; treasury services, such as cash management and liquidity solutions; and cash securities and derivative instruments, risk management solutions, prime brokerage, and research services. It also offers securities services, including custody, fund accounting and administration, and securities lending products for asset managers, insurance companies, and public and private investment funds. The Commercial Banking segment offers financial solutions, including lending, treasury, investment banking, and asset management to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and nonprofit entities, as well as financing to real estate investors and owners. The Asset Management segment provides investment and wealth management services across various asset classes, such as equities, fixed income, alternatives, and money market funds; multi-asset investment management services; retirement services; and brokerage and banking services comprising trusts, estates, loans, mortgages, and deposits. It has a strategic relationship with InvestCloud for the development of new digital capabilities for individual investors. JPMorgan Chase & Co. was founded in 1799 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) saw its value increase by 1.73% as the stock gained $0.25 to finish the day at a closing price of $14.68. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $7-$14.93 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $14.54 to $14.93 during the day, are up by 48.21% in the past three months and up by 62.77% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.59% above its 20 day moving average and 8.76% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $15.1 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 59.45. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Rennova Health, Inc. (RNVA), Transgenomic, Inc. (TBIO), Ford Motor Company (F)

Rennova Health, Inc. (RNVA) fell -11.5% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.01 to finish the day at $0.1 with about 62.99M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.41M. The $5.62M market cap company, which fluctuated between $0.09 and $0.13 during the day, currently situated 25% above its 52 week low of $0.08 and -91.38% away from its one year high of $1.16. The RSI of 49.02 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Rennova Health, Inc. provides diagnostics and supportive software solutions to healthcare providers in the United States. It offers products and services, including laboratory diagnostics, healthcare technology solutions, and revenue cycle management solutions, as well as intends to provide financial services in the form of loans to physician practices. The company provides toxicology, clinical pharmacogenetics, and esoteric testing services; develops Web-based system to place lab orders, track samples, and view test reports in real time; Web-enabled laboratory information management solutions; Medical Mime, which offers an electronic health record for substance abuse and behavioral health providers; and CollabRx that enhances cancer diagnoses and treatment through actionable data analytics and reporting for oncologists and their patients. Rennova Health, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Transgenomic, Inc. (TBIO) gained $0.83 to close the day at a new closing price of $1.12, a 287.01% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 641.72% above its 52 week low of $0.15. A total of 60.34M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 710.44K. The stock, which fluctuated between $0.67 and $1.27 during the day, currently situated -2.61% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 204.51% in the past one month and up by 353.44% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $7 and RSI of 88.98, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Transgenomic, Inc., a biotechnology company, engages in advancing personalized medicine in the detection and treatment of cancer and inherited diseases through its proprietary molecular technologies, and clinical and research services primarily in the United States. The company provides genetic analytical laboratory services related to oncology and pharmacogenomics research services supporting Phase II and Phase III clinical trials conducted by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. It employs various genomic testing service technologies, including ICE COLD-PCR, a proprietary platform technology that enables detection of multiple known and unknown mutations from virtually any sample type, including tissue biopsies, blood, urine, saliva, cell-free DNA, and circulating tumor cells. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

Ford Motor Company (F) had a active trading with around 36.48M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 35.97M. The stock traded between $12.35 and $12.68 before closing at the price of $12.59 with -0.63% change on the day. The Dearborn Michigan 48126 based company is currently trading 18.23% above its 52 week low of $11.02 and -9.38% below its 52 week high of $14.22. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 50.04 and $12.74 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

 

3 Stocks in Focus: ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARIA), Ford Motor Company (F), Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARIA) fell -0.29% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.07 to finish the day at $23.68 with about 62.15M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.71M. The $4.48B market cap company, currently situated 441.88% above its 52 week low of $4.37 and -0.55% away from its one year high of $23.79. The RSI of 90.79 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an oncology company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of drugs for cancer patients in the United States and internationally. It offers Iclusig (ponatinib), a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) for the treatment of adult patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), and Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia in the United States, the European Union, Australia, Switzerland, Israel, and Canada. The company also develops Brigatinib, an investigational inhibitor of anaplastic lymphoma kinase for the treatment of various patients with a form of non-small cell lung cancer; and AP32788, for treating non-small cell lung cancer and various other solid tumors. It markets and sells Iclusig through specialty pharmacy in the United States. The company has license agreements with Medinol Ltd. to develop and commercialize stents and other medical devices to deliver ridaforolimus. ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Ford Motor Company (F) gained $0.22 to close the day at a new closing price of $12.85, a 1.74% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 20.67% above its 52 week low of $11.02. A total of 58.56M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 35.29M. The stock, which fluctuated between $12.66 and $13.02 during the day, currently situated -7.51% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -1.38% in the past one month and up by 7.34% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $12.74 and RSI of 57.49, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

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

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) had a active trading with around 44.01M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 32.31M. The stock traded between $15.22 and $15.73 before closing at the price of $15.55 with 5.93% change on the day. The Phoenix Arizona 85004 based company is currently trading 341.76% above its 52 week low of $3.52 and -5.3% below its 52 week high of $16.42. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 63.2 and $13.14 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Ford Motor (F), Bank of America (BAC), Chesapeake Energy (CHK)

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) fell -0.57% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.13 to finish the day at $22.55 with about 75.85M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 115.26M. The $227.87B market cap company, which fluctuated between $22.4 and $22.71 during the day, currently situated 108.4% above its 52 week low of $10.99 and -3.59% away from its one year high of $23.39. The RSI of 61.36 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) dropped $-0.14 to close the day at a new closing price of $6.87, a -2% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 358% above its 52 week low of $1.5. A total of 40.61M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 53.53M. The stock, which fluctuated between $6.78 and $6.94 during the day, currently situated -16.22% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -9.37% in the past one month and up by 8.19% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $7.54 and RSI of 47.96, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties for the production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGL) from underground reservoirs in the United States. It operates in two segments, Exploration and Production; and Marketing, Gathering, and Compression. The company holds interests in natural gas resource plays, including the Haynesville/Bossier Shales in northwestern Louisiana and East Texas; the Marcellus Shale in the northern Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania; and the Barnett Shale in the Fort Worth Basin of north-central Texas. It also holds interests in liquids-rich resource plays, such as the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas; the Utica Shale in Ohio and Pennsylvania; the Anadarko Basin in northwestern Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle; and the Niobrara Shale in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. The company owns interests in approximately 32,400 oil and natural gas wells. As of December 31, 2015, it had estimated proved reserves of 1.504 billion barrels of oil equivalent. The company also provides oil, natural gas, and NGL marketing services comprising commodity price structuring, securing and negotiating gathering, hauling, processing and transportation, contract administration, and nomination services for Chesapeake-operated wells; and marketing services for third-party producers, as well as designs, engineers, fabricates, installs, and sells natural gas compression units, accessories, and equipment used in the production, treatment, and processing of oil and natural gas. Chesapeake Energy Corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Ford Motor Company (F) had a active trading with around 39.21M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 35.02M. The stock traded between $12.63 and $12.86 before closing at the price of $12.63 with -1.02% change on the day. The Dearborn Michigan 48126 based company is currently trading 18.6% above its 52 week low of $11.02 and -9.09% below its 52 week high of $14.22. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 53.71 and $12.74 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR), New York REIT, Inc. (NYRT), Ford Motor Company (F)

Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) climbed 0.54% during last trading as the stock added $0.02 to finish the day at $3.75 with about 57.22M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 22.34M. The $4.37B market cap company, which fluctuated between $3.65 and $3.82 during the day, currently situated 24.72% above its 52 week low of $3.1 and -29.76% away from its one year high of $5.85. The RSI of 67.04 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Frontier Communications Corporation provides regulated and unregulated voice, data, and video services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in the United States. The company offers residential services, such as fiber-to-the-home and fiber-to-the-node broadband, as well as traditional copper-based broadband products; and commercial services, including Ethernet, dedicated Internet, multiprotocol label switching, time division multiplexing, data transport services, and optical transport services. It also provides Frontier Secure suite of products for computer security, cloud backup and sharing, identity protection, equipment insurance, and technical support; unified messaging services comprising call forwarding, conference calling, caller identification, voicemail, and call waiting services; long distance network services; and packages of communications services. In addition, the company offers switched access services that facilitate other carriers to use the company’s facilities to originate and terminate their local and long distance voice traffic; satellite TV video services; and a range of third-party communications equipment to small, medium, and enterprise business customers. As of December 31, 2015, it had approximately 3,124,200 residential customers; approximately 289,200 business customers; and 2,462,100 broadband subscribers. The company also operates a retail store in Southern California. The company was formerly known as Citizens Communications Company and changed its name to Frontier Communications Corporation in July 2008. Frontier Communications Corporation was founded in 1927 and is based in Norwalk, Connecticut.

New York REIT, Inc. (NYRT) gained $0.15 to close the day at a new closing price of $9.77, a 1.56% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 13.41% above its 52 week low of $8.79. A total of 53.24M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.6M. The stock, which fluctuated between $9.64 and $9.95 during the day, currently situated -12.74% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.62% in the past one month and up by 7.6% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $11.13 and RSI of 48.4, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

New York REIT, Inc. focuses on acquiring commercial real estate, as well as acquiring properties or making other real estate investments that relate to office, retail, multi-family residential, industrial, and hotel property types located primarily in New York City. It intends to qualify as a real estate investment trust for the U.S. federal income tax purposes. The company was formerly known as American Realty Capital New York Recovery REIT, Inc. New York REIT, Inc. was founded in October 2009 and is based in New York, New York.

Ford Motor Company (F) had a active trading with around 40.29M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 34.79M. The stock traded between $12.64 and $12.84 before closing at the price of $12.76 with -0.08% change on the day. The Dearborn Michigan 48126 based company is currently trading 19.82% above its 52 week low of $11.02 and -8.15% below its 52 week high of $14.22. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 56.29 and $12.74 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Ford Motor Company (F), Bank of America Corporation (BAC), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

Ford Motor Company (F) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 4.61% or $0.58 to close the day at $13.17 on active trading volume of 77.53M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 33.65M. The Dearborn Michigan 48126 based company has been outperforming the auto manufacturers – major group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 2.69%, compared to the industry which has advanced 9.04% over the same period. With RSI of 66.52, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $12.74, making it a hold for now.

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

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) grew with the stock adding 1.86% or $0.42 to close at $22.95 on active trading volume of 76.79M compared its three months average trading volume of 115.77M. The Charlotte North Carolina 28255 based company operating under the Money Center Banks industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 41.87% up for the period and up by 3.85% so far this year. With price target of $22.35 and a 112.09% rebound from 52-week low, Bank of America Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.16% or $0.08 to close the day at $7 on lower than average trading volume of 48.15M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 53.49M. The Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73118 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas companies by 9.8226% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -0.28% YTD, versus the independent oil & gas industry which is up 1.51% for the same period. The RSI of 50.46 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties for the production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGL) from underground reservoirs in the United States. It operates in two segments, Exploration and Production; and Marketing, Gathering, and Compression. The company holds interests in natural gas resource plays, including the Haynesville/Bossier Shales in northwestern Louisiana and East Texas; the Marcellus Shale in the northern Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania; and the Barnett Shale in the Fort Worth Basin of north-central Texas. It also holds interests in liquids-rich resource plays, such as the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas; the Utica Shale in Ohio and Pennsylvania; the Anadarko Basin in northwestern Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle; and the Niobrara Shale in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. The company owns interests in approximately 32,400 oil and natural gas wells. As of December 31, 2015, it had estimated proved reserves of 1.504 billion barrels of oil equivalent. The company also provides oil, natural gas, and NGL marketing services comprising commodity price structuring, securing and negotiating gathering, hauling, processing and transportation, contract administration, and nomination services for Chesapeake-operated wells; and marketing services for third-party producers, as well as designs, engineers, fabricates, installs, and sells natural gas compression units, accessories, and equipment used in the production, treatment, and processing of oil and natural gas. Chesapeake Energy Corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Vapor Corp. (VPCO), Ford Motor Company (F)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) climbed 0.79% during last trading as the stock added $0.09 to finish the day at $11.43 with about 55.11M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 47.73M. The $10.83B market cap company, which fluctuated between $11.02 and $11.65 during the day, currently situated 553.14% above its 52 week low of $1.75 and -7.97% away from its one year high of $12.42. The RSI of 67.43 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

Vapor Corp. (VPCO) dropped $0 to close the day at a new closing price of $0, a 0% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 0% below its 52 week low of $0.0001. A total of 43.69M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 34.67M. The stock, which fluctuated between $0.0001 and $0.0001 during the day, currently situated 0% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by 0% in the past one month and down by 0% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $6 and RSI of 52.76, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Vapor Corp. designs, markets, and distributes vaporizers, e-liquids, electronic cigarettes, and accessories primarily in the United States and Canada. Its vaporizers and electronic cigarettes are battery-powered products that enable users to inhale nicotine vapor without fire, smoke, tar, ash, or carbon monoxide. The company also offers disposable electronic cigarettes in various sizes, puff counts, styles, flavors, and nicotine strengths; rechargeable electronic cigarettes that use replaceable cartridges; and rechargeable vaporizers for use with either electronic cigarette solution, or dry herbs or leaf. In addition, it provides replacement parts, including batteries; coils; refill cartridges; cartomizers consisting of liquid solution, atomizers, tanks, and e-liquids; various types of chargers comprising USB chargers; carrying cases; and lanyards. The company offers its products under the Fifty-One, Krave, Vapor X, Alternacig, EZSMOKER, Green Puffer, Americig, Hookah Stix, Honey Stick, Vaporin, and Smoke Star brands, as well as designs and develops private label brands for distribution customers. Vapor Corp. sells its vaporizers and e-cigarettes and related products through its 20 vape stores, customer direct phone center, and online stores; and to retail channels directly, as well as through third party wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Vapor Corp. is based in Dania Beach, Florida.

Ford Motor Company (F) had a active trading with around 40.42M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 33.34M. The stock traded between $12.13 and $12.6 before closing at the price of $12.59 with 3.79% change on the day. The Dearborn Michigan 48126 based company is currently trading 18.23% above its 52 week low of $11.02 and -9.38% below its 52 week high of $14.22. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 56.38 and $12.74 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Microsoft (MSFT), Ford Motor (F), Vapor (VPCO)

Ford Motor Company (F) saw its value decrease by -0.82% as the stock dropped $-0.1 to finish the day at a closing price of $12.13. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $11.02-$14.22 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $12.08 to $12.28 during the day, are up by 1.75% in the past three months and down by -2.39% over the past six months. It is currently trading -3.76% below its 20 day moving average and 0.03% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $12.74 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 43.3.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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

Vapor Corp. (VPCO) shares were down in last trading by 0% to $0. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost 0% over the past week and grew 2.04% in the past month. It is currently trading 5.09% above its 50 day moving average and 5.01% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a 0% decrease in value from its one year high of $924000.6875. The RSI indicator value of 57.64, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Vapor Corp. designs, markets, and distributes vaporizers, e-liquids, electronic cigarettes, and accessories primarily in the United States and Canada. Its vaporizers and electronic cigarettes are battery-powered products that enable users to inhale nicotine vapor without fire, smoke, tar, ash, or carbon monoxide. The company also offers disposable electronic cigarettes in various sizes, puff counts, styles, flavors, and nicotine strengths; rechargeable electronic cigarettes that use replaceable cartridges; and rechargeable vaporizers for use with either electronic cigarette solution, or dry herbs or leaf. In addition, it provides replacement parts, including batteries; coils; refill cartridges; cartomizers consisting of liquid solution, atomizers, tanks, and e-liquids; various types of chargers comprising USB chargers; carrying cases; and lanyards. The company offers its products under the Fifty-One, Krave, Vapor X, Alternacig, EZSMOKER, Green Puffer, Americig, Hookah Stix, Honey Stick, Vaporin, and Smoke Star brands, as well as designs and develops private label brands for distribution customers. Vapor Corp. sells its vaporizers and e-cigarettes and related products through its 20 vape stores, customer direct phone center, and online stores; and to retail channels directly, as well as through third party wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Vapor Corp. is based in Dania Beach, Florida.

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) traded within a range of $62.03 to $62.99 after opening the day at $62.96. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 15.08% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.21% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $62.14 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -3.06% below its 52 week high of $64.1 and 32.49% above its 12-month low of $48.03. The shares are up by over 8.61% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 51.36 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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