Stocks Under Review: Alphabet Inc. (GOOG), DISH Network Corporation (DISH), General Electric Company (GE)

Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.15% or $1.21 to close the day at $820.45 on light trading volume of 1.05M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.58M. The Mountain View California 94043 based company has been outperforming the internet information providers group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 18.73%, compared to the industry which has advanced 21.89% over the same period. With RSI of 60.32, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $955, making it a hold for now.

Alphabet Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides online advertising services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and rest of the world. The company offers performance and brand advertising services. It operates through Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes principal Internet products, such as Search, Ads, Commerce, Maps, YouTube, Google Cloud, Android, Chrome, and Google Play, as well as technical infrastructure and newer efforts, including Virtual Reality. This segment also sells digital contents, apps and cloud offerings, and hardware products. The Other Bets segment includes businesses, such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo, X, and Google Fiber. Alphabet Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

DISH Network Corporation (DISH) retreated with the stock falling 0% or $0 to close at $61.95 on active trading volume of 2.83M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.06M. The Englewood Colorado 80112 based company operating under the CATV Systems industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 40.32% up for the period and up by 6.94% so far this year. With price target of $73.81 and a 49.71% rebound from 52-week low, DISH Network Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

DISH Network Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides pay-TV services in the United States. The company operates through two segments, DISH and Wireless. The company provides video services under the DISH brand. It also offers programming packages that include programming through national broadcast networks, local broadcast networks, and national and regional cable networks, as well as regional and specialty sports channels, premium movie channels, and Latino and international programming. In addition, the company provides access to movies and TV shows via TV or Internet-connected tablets, smartphones, and computers; and dishanywhere.com and mobile applications for smartphones and tablets to view authorized content, search program listings, and remotely control certain features. Further, it offers Sling TV services that require an Internet connection and are available on streaming-capable devices, including TVs, tablets, computers, game consoles, and smart phones primarily to consumers who do not subscribe to traditional satellite and cable pay-TV services. Additionally, the company operates Sling International that offers over 200 channels in 18 languages; and Sling domestic package that consists over 20 channels and tiers of programming, including sports, kids, movies, world news, lifestyle and Spanish language, and premium content, such as HBO. Further, it offers Sling Latino service; and satellite broadband services, wireline voice, and broadband services under the dishNET brand. Additionally, the company has wireless spectrum licenses and related assets. As of December 31, 2015, it had 13.897 million Pay-TV subscribers. The company offers receiver systems and programming through direct sales channels, small satellite retailers, direct marketing groups, local and regional consumer electronics stores, nationwide retailers, and telecommunications companies. DISH Network Corporation was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

General Electric Company (GE) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.8% or $0.24 to close the day at $30.28 on higher than average trading volume of 35.02M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 30.05M. The Boston Massachusetts 02210 based company has been outperforming the diversified machinery companies by -1.4456% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -4.18% YTD, versus the diversified machinery industry which is up 2.71% for the same period. The RSI of 50.31 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

 

3 Trending Stocks: The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Micron Technology, Inc. (MU), General Electric Company (GE)

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.62% or $-0.67 to close the day at $40.58 on active trading volume of 28.84M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 13.57M. The Atlanta Georgia 30313 based company has been underperforming the beverages – soft drinks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -1.21%, compared to the industry which has advanced 6.62% over the same period. With RSI of 36.44, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $45.09, making it a hold for now.

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

Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) fell -1.64% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.4 to finish the day at $24.05 with about 28.56M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 26.48M. The $26.96B market cap company, which fluctuated between $23.9 and $24.76 during the day, currently situated 157.22% above its 52 week low of $9.35 and -4.98% away from its one year high of $25.31. The RSI of 59.58 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

General Electric Company (GE) saw its value increase by 0.44% as the stock gained $0.13 to finish the day at a closing price of $29.72. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $28.19-$33 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $29.55 to $29.75 during the day, are up by 1.06% in the past three months and down by -3.56% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.66% below its 20 day moving average and -4% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $34.13 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 35.05. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), General Electric Company (GE), Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) climbed 2.52% during last trading as the stock added $0.46 to finish the day at $18.72 with about 37.12M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 16.29M. The $13.51B market cap company, which fluctuated between $18.05 and $18.77 during the day, currently situated 36.34% above its 52 week low of $13.73 and -25.86% away from its one year high of $25.25. The RSI of 64.05 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

General Electric Company (GE) dropped $-0.13 to close the day at a new closing price of $29.43, a -0.44% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 11.16% above its 52 week low of $27.1. A total of 32.09M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 31.69M. The stock, which fluctuated between $29.26 and $29.54 during the day, currently situated -10.12% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -6.45% in the past one month and up by 0.41% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $34.13 and RSI of 25.76, the stock still has upside potential, making it a buy for now.

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

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) had a light trading with around 30.14M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 33.58M. The stock traded between $15.23 and $15.79 before closing at the price of $15.53 with 0.06% change on the day. The Phoenix Arizona 85004 based company is currently trading 233.98% above its 52 week low of $4.65 and -8.97% below its 52 week high of $17.06. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 47.17 and $14.47 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: General Electric Company (GE), Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), Intel Corporation (INTC)

General Electric Company (GE) fell -0.13% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.04 to finish the day at $29.66 with about 23.19M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 32.18M. The $262.21B market cap company, which fluctuated between $29.57 and $29.75 during the day, currently situated 12.03% above its 52 week low of $27.1 and -9.42% away from its one year high of $33. The RSI of 29.83 indicates the stock is oversold at the current levels, buy for now.

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

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) gained $0.17 to close the day at a new closing price of $16, a 1.07% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 244.09% above its 52 week low of $4.65. A total of 22.92M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 33.74M. The stock, which fluctuated between $15.71 and $16.15 during the day, currently situated -6.21% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 9.44% in the past one month and up by 49.11% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $14.47 and RSI of 51.69, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

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.

Intel Corporation (INTC) had a active trading with around 21.16M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 20.8M. The stock traded between $36.15 and $36.51 before closing at the price of $36.27 with -0.68% change on the day. The Santa Clara California 95054 based company is currently trading 35.13% above its 52 week low of $27.68 and -5% below its 52 week high of $38.45. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 48.45 and $41.15 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN), Pfizer Inc. (PFE), General Electric Company (GE)

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) grew with the stock adding 21.41% or $14.88 to close at $84.38 on active trading volume of 24.46M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.84M. The Glenview Illinois 60026 based company operating under the Processed & Packaged Goods industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 25.07% up for the period and up by 19.25% so far this year. With price target of $76.67 and a 29.33% rebound from 52-week low, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures, distributes, and sells infant formulas, children’s nutrition, and other nutritional products. It offers routine infant formula products as a breast milk substitute for healthy infants for use as the infant’s source of nutrition, as well as a supplement to breastfeeding under the Enfamil Premium, Enfapro Premium, Enfalac A+, and Enfamil A+ names; and solutions products to address common feeding tolerance problems, including spit-up, fussiness, gas, and lactose intolerance under the Enfamil Gentlease, Enfamil A.R., Enfamil ProSobee, and Enfamil LactoFree names. The company also provides specialty formula products, including formulas for addressing special medical needs, such as Nutramigen for cow’s milk protein allergies, as well as Puramino, an amino acid formula for cow’s milk protein allergies or multiple other food allergies; Enfamil Premature to meet the needs of premature and low birth weight infants; EnfaCare, a hypercaloric formula for premature babies at home; and produces medical foods for nutritional management of individuals with rare, inborn errors of metabolism comprising maple syrup urine disease and phenylketonuria. In addition, it offers children’s nutrition products comprising products for meeting children’s nutritional needs at toddlers and older children stage, as well as offer milk modifiers under the Enfagrow, Sustagen, Lactum, ChocoMilk, and Cal-C-Tose names; a range of other products, including pre-natal and post-natal nutritional supplements for expectant and nursing mothers under the Expecta and EnfaMama names; and pediatric vitamin products under the Enfamil Poly-Vi-Sol name, as well as multivitamins and iron supplements for infants. The company sells its products to mothers, health care professionals, and retailers in approximately 50 countries in Asia, North America, Latin America, and Europe. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Glenview, Illinois.

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) gained $0.06 to close the day at a new closing price of $31.73, a 0.19% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 16.58% above its 52 week low of $28.25. A total of 23.36M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 28.21M. The stock, which fluctuated between $31.32 and $31.73 during the day, currently situated -12.7% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -2.87% in the past one month and up by 4.19% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $37.52 and RSI of 51.72, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

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

General Electric Company (GE) shares were down in last trading by -0.03% to $29.68. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.11% over the past week and fell -6.34% in the past month. It is currently trading -4.94% below its 50 day moving average and -2.55% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -9.36% decrease in value from its one year high of $33. The RSI indicator value of 28.84, lead us to believe that it may correct downwards in the near term.

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

 

Traders Recap: General Electric Company (GE), Campbell Soup Company (CPB), Mastercard Incorporated (MA)

General Electric Company (GE) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.87% or $-0.26 to close the day at $29.7 on higher than average trading volume of 38.65M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 32.39M. The Boston Massachusetts 02210 based company has been outperforming the diversified machinery companies by 1.5551% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -6.01% YTD, versus the diversified machinery industry which is up 0.58% for the same period. The RSI of 30.33 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

Campbell Soup Company (CPB) had a active trading with around 2.4M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.86M. The stock traded between $61.91 and $62.9 before closing at the price of $62.23 with -0.24% change on the day. The Camden New Jersey 08103 based company is currently trading 19.02% above its 52 week low of $52.59 and -7.05% below its 52 week high of $67.89. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 63.56 and $59.67 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Campbell Soup Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets food and beverage products. It operates through three segments: Americas Simple Meals and Beverages; Global Biscuits and Snacks; and Campbell Fresh. The Americas Simple Meals and Beverages segment engages in the retail and food service of Campbell’s condensed and ready-to-serve soups; Swanson broth and stocks; Prego pasta sauces; Pace Mexican sauces; Campbell’s gravies, pastas, beans, and dinner sauces; Swanson canned poultry; Plum food and snacks; V8 juices and beverages; and Campbell’s tomato juices. The Global Biscuits and Snacks segment provides Pepperidge Farm cookies, crackers, bakery, and frozen products in the United States retail; and Arnott’s biscuits in Australia and the Asia Pacific; and Kelsen cookies worldwide, as well as meals and shelf-stable beverages in Australia and the Asia Pacific. The Campbell Fresh segment provides Bolthouse Farms fresh carrots, carrot ingredients, refrigerated beverages, and refrigerated salad dressings; and Garden Fresh Gourmet salsa, hummus, dips, and tortilla chips, as well as refrigerated soups. The company sells its products through retail food chains, mass discounters, mass merchandisers, club stores, convenience stores, drug stores, and dollar stores, as well as other retail, commercial, and non-commercial establishments; and independent contractor distributors. Campbell Soup Company was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in Camden, New Jersey.

Mastercard Incorporated (MA) traded within a range of $105.5 to $107.1 after opening the day at $105.97. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 3.2% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.72% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $106.33 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -4.27% below its 52 week high of $111.07 and 36.52% above its 12-month low of $78.52. The shares are down by over -0.33% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 45.13 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

MasterCard Incorporated, a technology company, provides transaction processing and other payment-related products and services in the United States and internationally. It facilitates the processing of payment transactions, including authorization, clearing, and settlement, as well as delivers related products and services. The company also offers value-added services, such as loyalty and reward programs, and information and consulting services. In addition, it provides cross-border and domestic processing services; and issuer and acquirer processing solutions, and payment and mobile gateways. Further, the company offers various payment products and solutions for cardholders, merchants, financial institutions, and governments; programs that enable issuers to provide consumers with cards to defer payments; payment products and solutions that allow its customers to access funds in deposit and other accounts; prepaid payment programs and management services; and commercial payment products and solutions. Additionally, it provides products and services to prevent, detect, and respond to fraud and ensure the safety of transactions. The company offers payment solutions and services under the MasterCard, Maestro, and Cirrus brands. MasterCard Incorporated was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), General Electric Company (GE), Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) climbed 3.35% during last trading as the stock added $0.53 to finish the day at $16.37 with about 31.57M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 33.2M. The $22.29B market cap company, which fluctuated between $15.81 and $16.58 during the day, currently situated 307.21% above its 52 week low of $4.26 and -4.04% away from its one year high of $17.06. The RSI of 59.29 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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.

General Electric Company (GE) dropped $-0.31 to close the day at a new closing price of $30.01, a -1.02% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 14.2% above its 52 week low of $27.1. A total of 29.93M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 33M. The stock, which fluctuated between $29.93 and $30.44 during the day, currently situated -7.66% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -5.92% in the past one month and up by 4.73% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $34.13 and RSI of 32.86, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

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

Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) had a light trading with around 28.85M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.95M. The stock traded between $55.65 and $56.59 before closing at the price of $56.12 with -4% change on the day. The Seattle Washington 98134 based company is currently trading 10.9% above its 52 week low of $50.84 and -7.89% below its 52 week high of $61.79. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 38.89 and $64.73 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Starbucks Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Americas; China/Asia Pacific; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and Channel Development. Its stores offer coffee and tea beverages, packaged roasted whole bean and ground coffees, single-serve and ready-to-drink coffee and tea products, juices, and bottled water; an assortment of fresh food and snack offerings; and various food products, such as pastries, breakfast sandwiches, and lunch items, as well as beverage-making equipment and accessories. The company also licenses its trademarks through licensed stores, and grocery and national foodservice accounts. It offers its products under the Starbucks, Teavana, Tazo, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Evolution Fresh, La Boulange, Ethos, Frappuccino, Starbucks Doubleshot, Starbucks Refreshers, and Starbucks VIA brand names. As of November 3, 2016, the company operated 25,085 stores. Starbucks Corporation was founded in 1971 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: General Electric Company (GE), Apple Inc. (AAPL), Intel Corporation (INTC)

General Electric Company (GE) climbed 1.23% during last trading as the stock added $0.37 to finish the day at $30.37 with about 38.06M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 32.79M. The $274.65B market cap company, which fluctuated between $30.22 and $30.47 during the day, currently situated 15.57% above its 52 week low of $27.1 and -6.55% away from its one year high of $33. The RSI of 37 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

Apple Inc. (AAPL) gained $1.91 to close the day at a new closing price of $121.88, a 1.59% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 37.67% above its 52 week low of $89.47. A total of 32.4M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 31.34M. The stock, which fluctuated between $120.28 and $122.1 during the day, currently situated 0.89% above its 52 week high. The stock is up by 4.81% in the past one month and up by 4.13% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $133.1 and RSI of 77.18, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

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

Intel Corporation (INTC) had a active trading with around 32.33M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 19.45M. The stock traded between $37.51 and $38 before closing at the price of $37.8 with 0.48% change on the day. The Santa Clara California 95054 based company is currently trading 39.84% above its 52 week low of $27.68 and -0.71% below its 52 week high of $38.36. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 66.85 and $40.09 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM), Bank of America Corporation (BAC), General Electric Company (GE)

QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -12.72% or $-8 to close the day at $54.88 on active trading volume of 92.68M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.44M. The San Diego California 92121 based company has been outperforming the communication equipment group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 18.25%, compared to the industry which has advanced 3.55% over the same period. With RSI of 19.02, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $73.63, making it a hold for now.

QUALCOMM Incorporated develops, designs, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services in China, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT); Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL); and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI). The QCT segment develops and supplies integrated circuits and system software based on code division multiple access (CDMA), orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA), and other technologies for use in voice and data communications, networking, application processing, multimedia, and global positioning system products. The QTL segment grants licenses or provides rights to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio, which include various patent rights useful in the manufacture and sale of certain wireless products comprising products implementing CDMA2000, WCDMA, CDMA TDD, and/or LTE standards, as well as their derivatives. The QSI segment invests in early-stage companies in various industries, including digital media, e-commerce, healthcare, and wearable devices for supporting the design and introduction of new products and services for voice and data communications. The company also develops and offers products for implementation of small cells; mobile health products and services; software products, and content and push-to-talk enablement services to wireless operators; and development, and other services and related products to the United States government agencies and their contractors. In addition, it licenses chipset technology and products for data centers. QUALCOMM Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) retreated with the stock falling -0.35% or $-0.08 to close at $22.56 on active trading volume of 61.13M compared its three months average trading volume of 119.46M. 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 68.98% up for the period and up by 2.08% so far this year. With price target of $24.79 and a 108.49% 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.

General Electric Company (GE) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -2.55% or $-0.78 to close the day at $29.75 on higher than average trading volume of 56.95M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 32.9M. The company has been outperforming the diversified machinery companies by 2.2758% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -5.85% YTD, versus the diversified machinery industry which is down -0.59% for the same period. The RSI of 21.94 indicates the stock is oversold at the current levels, buy for now.

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