Stocks Roundup: WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX), CoLucid Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CLCD), General Motors Company (GM)

WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) grew with the stock adding 0.43% or $0.06 to close at $14.17 on light trading volume of 10.93M compared its three months average trading volume of 8.11M. The Tulsa Oklahoma 74172 based company operating under the Independent Oil & Gas industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 270.94% up for the period and down by -2.75% so far this year. With price target of $17.32 and a 460.08% rebound from 52-week low, WPX Energy, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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

CoLucid Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CLCD) had a light trading with around 10.91M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 241.49K. The stock traded between $46.2 and $46.3 before closing at the price of $46.25 with 32.52% change on the day. The Cambridge Massachusetts 02142 based company is currently trading 912.03% above its 52 week low of $4.57 and 13.36% above its 52 week high of $46.3. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $45.6 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

CoLucid Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops small molecules for the acute treatment of migraine. Its lead product candidate is Lasmiditan, an oral tablet that is in Phase III clinical program for the acute treatment of migraine headaches in adults. The company is also developing IV lasmiditan, which is in Phase II clinical trial for the acute treatment of headache pain associated with migraine in adults in emergency room and other urgent care settings. CoLucid Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

General Motors Company (GM) saw its value increase by 0.43% as the stock gained $0.16 to finish the day at a closing price of $37.47. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $26.69-$38.16 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $37.12 to $37.58 during the day, are up by 20.01% in the past three months and up by 22.66% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.23% above its 20 day moving average and 7.34% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $37.62 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 61.54.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations, GM South America, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars and trucks to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology services. The company, through its subsidiary, General Motors Financial Company, Inc., provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

 

Stocks on the Move: MGM Resorts International (MGM), Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD), General Motors Company (GM)

MGM Resorts International (MGM) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.03% or $-0.01 to close the day at $28.62 on active trading volume of 8.79M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.28M. The Las Vegas Nevada 89109 based company has been outperforming the resorts & casinos group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 41.19%, compared to the industry which has advanced 25.25% over the same period. With RSI of 46.65, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $34.42, making it a hold for now.

MGM Resorts International, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns and/or operates casino resorts in the United States and China. The company operates through two segments, Wholly Owned Domestic Resorts and MGM China. Its casino resorts offer gaming, hotel, convention, dining, entertainment, retail, and other resort amenities. Its casino operations include various slots, table games, and race and sports book wagering. The company operates 12 wholly owned resorts in the United States; and MGM Macau resort and casino in China, as well as develops an integrated casino, hotel, and entertainment resort on the Cotai Strip, Macau. The company also owns and operates Shadow Creek golf course, Primm Valley Golf Club, and Fallen Oak golf course. The company serves premium gaming customers; leisure and wholesale travel customers; business travelers; and group customers, including conventions, trade associations, and small meetings. The company was formerly known as MGM MIRAGE and changed its name to MGM Resorts International in June 2010. MGM Resorts International was founded in 1986 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) fell -0.08% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.01 to finish the day at $12.49 with about 8.75M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.81M. The $5.08B market cap company, which fluctuated between $12.48 and $12.53 during the day, currently situated 72.37% above its 52 week low of $7.4 and -0.4% away from its one year high of $12.54. The RSI of 57.41 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. provides storage area networking (SAN) and Internet protocol (IP) networking solutions for businesses and organizations worldwide. It operates through three segments: SAN Products, IP Networking Products, and Global Services. The SAN Products segment offers infrastructure products and solutions, such as fiber channel SAN backbones, directors, and fabric/embedded switches that assist customers in the development and deployment of storage and server consolidation, disaster recovery, and data security, as well as to meet compliance requirements regarding data management; and FC fabric extension, analytics, switching, and routing solutions. The IP Networking Products segment provides Layer 2 and Layer 3 Ethernet switches and routers to connect users over private and public networks, including local area, metro, and within and across data centers. This segment also provides converged network products; a portfolio of related software and hardware-based data networking offerings; Layer 4-7 products that are designed for application traffic management and server load balancing; and a range of wireless products for the network edge. The Global Services segment offers break/fix maintenance, installation, consulting, network management and software maintenance, and customer support services. The company serves various enterprises and service providers, such as telecommunication firms, cable operators, and mobile carriers. The company markets and sells its products and services to end-user customers directly, as well as through various distribution partners, including original equipment manufacturers, distributors, systems integrators, and value-added resellers. Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

General Motors Company (GM) saw its value decrease by -0.45% as the stock dropped $-0.17 to finish the day at a closing price of $37.34. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $26.69-$38.16 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $37.15 to $37.77 during the day, are up by 19.79% in the past three months and up by 24.14% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.22% above its 20 day moving average and 7.73% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $37.62 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 60.53. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations, GM South America, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars and trucks to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology services. The company, through its subsidiary, General Motors Financial Company, Inc., provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

 

Stocks To Track: Hess Corporation (HES), General Motors Company (GM), Southwestern Energy Company (SWN)

Hess Corporation (HES) fell -4.84% during last trading as the stock lost $-2.99 to finish the day at $58.85 with about 16.84M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.94M. The $18.69B market cap company, which fluctuated between $56.65 and $59.99 during the day, currently situated 85% above its 52 week low of $32.41 and -9.88% away from its one year high of $65.56. The RSI of 44.26 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Hess Corporation, an exploration and production company, develops, produces, purchases, transports, and sells crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas. The company operates in two segments, Exploration and Production, and Bakken Midstream. It is also involved in crude oil and natural gas gathering, processing of natural gas and the fractionation of natural gas liquids, transportation of crude oil by rail car, terminating and loading crude oil and natural gas liquids, and the storage and terminating of propane primarily in the Bakken shale play of North Dakota. The company operates primarily in the United States, Denmark, Equatorial Guinea, the Joint Development Area of Malaysia/Thailand, Malaysia, and Norway. As of December 31, 2015, it had total proved reserves of 1,086 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

General Motors Company (GM) dropped $-0.44 to close the day at a new closing price of $37.51, a -1.16% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 47.42% above its 52 week low of $26.69. A total of 16.83M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 14.9M. The stock, which fluctuated between $37.06 and $38.15 during the day, currently situated -1.7% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 1.11% in the past one month and up by 19.69% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $36.95 and RSI of 61.17, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations, GM South America, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars and trucks to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology services. The company, through its subsidiary, General Motors Financial Company, Inc., provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) had a light trading with around 15.8M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 16.57M. The stock traded between $10.09 and $10.45 before closing at the price of $10.1 with -1.46% change on the day. The Spring Texas 77389 based company is currently trading 90.57% above its 52 week low of $5.3 and -35.21% below its 52 week high of $15.59. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 44.37 and $13.69 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 270,335 net acres in northeast Pennsylvania; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 957,641 net acres in Arkansas. It also engages in the exploration and production activities in Colorado and Louisiana. In addition, the company is involved in gathering, marketing, and transporting natural gas, and oil and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2015, it had a pipeline of 2,044 miles in Arkansas and 16 miles in Louisiana in its gathering systems. The company’s estimated proved natural gas and oil reserves comprised 6,215 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and had 443 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Spring, Texas.

 

Stocks Buzz: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), General Motors Company (GM), Parsley Energy, Inc. (PE)

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -5.3% or $-3.18 to close the day at $56.8 on active trading volume of 20.49M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.49M. The New York New York 10154 based company has been underperforming the drug manufacturers – major group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -8.23%, compared to the industry which has advanced 6.29% over the same period. With RSI of 41.65, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $62.53, making it a hold for now.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company discovers, develops, licenses, manufactures, markets, and distributes biopharmaceutical products worldwide. It offers chemically-synthesized drug or small molecule, and biologic in various therapeutic areas, including virology comprising human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV); oncology; immunoscience; cardiovascular; and neuroscience. Its products include Baraclude for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection; Daklinza and Sunvepra for the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection; Reyataz and Sustiva for the treatment of HIV; Empliciti, a humanized monoclonal antibody for the treatment of multiple myeloma; Erbitux, an IgG1 monoclonal antibody that blocks the epidermal growth factor receptor; Opdivo, a fully human monoclonal antibody for non-small cell lung and renal cell cancer, and melanoma; Sprycel, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor for the treatment of adults with Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia; Yervoy, a monoclonal antibody for metastatic melanoma; Abilify, an antipsychotic agent for adults with schizophrenia, bipolar mania disorder, and depressive disorder; Orencia to treat rheumatoid arthritis; and Eliquis, an oral factor Xa inhibitor targeted at stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation. Its products pipeline includes Beclabuvir, a non-nucleoside NS5B inhibitor for the treatment of HCV; BMS-663068, an investigational compound that is being studied in HIV-1; and Prostvac, a Phase III prostate-specific antigen to treat asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. The company has clinical trial collaborations with Calithera Biosciences, Inc. and Janssen Biotech, Inc.; and a research collaboration with GeneCentric Diagnostics, Inc. The company was formerly known as Bristol-Myers Company and changed its name to Bristol-Myers Squibb Company in 1989. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

General Motors Company (GM) grew with the stock adding 1.61% or $0.6 to close at $37.95 on active trading volume of 19.52M compared its three months average trading volume of 14.69M. The Detroit Michigan 48265 based company operating under the Auto Manufacturers – Major industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 31.38% up for the period and up by 8.93% so far this year. With price target of $36.95 and a 49.15% rebound from 52-week low, General Motors Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations, GM South America, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars and trucks to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology services. The company, through its subsidiary, General Motors Financial Company, Inc., provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

Parsley Energy, Inc. (PE) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.83% or $-0.67 to close the day at $36 on lower than average trading volume of 19.42M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.04M. The Austin Texas 78701 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas companies by -1.5209% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 2.16% YTD, versus the independent oil & gas industry which is up 0.44% for the same period. The RSI of 50.49 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Parsley Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition, development, production, exploration, and sale of crude oil and natural gas properties in the Permian Basin located in West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico. As of December 31, 2015, its acreage position consisted of 110,967 net acres, including 84,441 net acres in the Midland Basin and 26,526 net acres in the Delaware Basin; and estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves were 123.8 MMBoe. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), General Motors Company (GM), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) saw its value decrease by -2.64% as the stock dropped $-0.19 to finish the day at a closing price of $7. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $6-$11.99 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $6.95 to $7.24 during the day, are down by -22.74% in the past three months and down by -18.22% over the past six months. It is currently trading -19.66% below its 20 day moving average and -22.13% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $11.29 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 25.95.The technical indicator lead us to believe the stock will reverse recent losses any time soon.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

General Motors Company (GM) shares were up in last trading by 3.72% to $37.35. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 6.26% over the past week and grew 2.55% in the past month. It is currently trading 8.99% above its 50 day moving average and 19.61% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.03% decrease in value from its one year high of $38.16. The RSI indicator value of 64.02, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations, GM South America, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars and trucks to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology services. The company, through its subsidiary, General Motors Financial Company, Inc., provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) opening the day at $11.55. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 0.88% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.44% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $11.44 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -7.89% below its 52 week high of $12.42 and 553.71% above its 12-month low of $1.75. The shares are up by over 67.25% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 65.78 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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.

Stocks To Track: The Coca-Cola (KO), General Motors (GM), United States Steel (X)

General Motors Company (GM) climbed 0.06% during last trading as the stock added $0.02 to finish the day at $36.01 with about 15.2M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.14M. The $55.5B market cap company, which fluctuated between $35.86 and $36.53 during the day, currently situated 41.53% above its 52 week low of $26.69 and -4.58% away from its one year high of $37.74. The RSI of 55.2 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations, GM South America, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars and trucks to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology services. The company, through its subsidiary, General Motors Financial Company, Inc., provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

United States Steel Corporation (X) dropped $-1.79 to close the day at a new closing price of $33.61, a -5.06% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 453.89% above its 52 week low of $6.15. A total of 15.04M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 18.69M. The stock, which fluctuated between $33.44 and $35.66 during the day, currently situated -14.13% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -10.35% in the past one month and up by 90.56% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $30.67 and RSI of 50.54, 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.

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) had a active trading with around 14.8M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 13.68M. The stock traded between $41.21 and $41.58 before closing at the price of $41.32 with -1.01% change on the day. The Atlanta Georgia 30313 based company is currently trading 4.69% above its 52 week low of $39.88 and -10.18% below its 52 week high of $47.13. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 44.56 and $45.54 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: eBay Inc. (EBAY), General Motors Company (GM), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

eBay Inc. (EBAY) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 3.47% or $1.04 to close the day at $31.05 on active trading volume of 13.35M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.95M. The San Jose California 95125 based company has been outperforming the specialty retail, other group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 20.86%, compared to the industry which has advanced 25.79% over the same period. With RSI of 69.35, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $32.71, making it a hold for now.

eBay Inc. operates e-commerce platforms that connect various buyers and sellers worldwide. Its platforms enable sellers to organize and offer inventory for sale; and buyers to find and buy it virtually anytime and anywhere. The company’s Marketplace platforms include its online marketplace at ebay.com and the eBay mobile apps; and StubHub platforms comprise its online ticket platform at stubhub.com and the StubHub mobile apps, which enable fans to purchase tickets to the games, concerts, and theater shows. Its Classifieds platforms include a collection of brands, such as Mobile.de, Kijiji, Gumtree, Marktplaats, eBay Classifieds, and others that offer online classifieds and help people find whatever they are looking for in their local communities. The company platforms enable users to find, buy, sell, and pay for items through various online, mobile, and offline channels, which include retailers, distributors, liquidators, import and export companies, auctioneers, catalog and mail-order companies, classifieds, directories, search engines, commerce participants, shopping channels, and networks. eBay Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

General Motors Company (GM) fell -1.1% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.4 to finish the day at $35.99 with about 13.24M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.07M. The $55.33B market cap company, which fluctuated between $35.93 and $36.54 during the day, currently situated 41.45% above its 52 week low of $26.69 and -4.64% away from its one year high of $37.74. The RSI of 54.65 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations, GM South America, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars and trucks to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology services. The company, through its subsidiary, General Motors Financial Company, Inc., provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) saw its value increase by 0.01% as the stock gained $0.01 to finish the day at a closing price of $86.12. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $52.5-$87.76 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $85.94 to $86.62 during the day, are up by 27.59% in the past three months and up by 41.07% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.72% above its 20 day moving average and 8.81% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $83.45 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 68.04. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: General Motors Company (GM), AT&T Inc. (T), Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

General Motors Company (GM) grew with the stock adding 5.52% or $1.94 to close at $37.09 on active trading volume of 23.35M compared its three months average trading volume of 13.76M. The Detroit Michigan 48265 based company operating under the Auto Manufacturers – Major industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 19.97% up for the period and up by 6.46% so far this year. With price target of $36.76 and a 45.77% rebound from 52-week low, General Motors Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations, GM South America, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars and trucks to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology services. The company, through its subsidiary, General Motors Financial Company, Inc., provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

AT&T Inc. (T) dropped $-0.25 to close the day at a new closing price of $42.77, a -0.58% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 32.65% above its 52 week low of $33.41. A total of 23.2M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 24.64M. The stock, which fluctuated between $42.71 and $43 during the day, currently situated -0.6% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 10.77% in the past one month and up by 8.5% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $41.29 and RSI of 72.09, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

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

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) shares were up in last trading by 0.79% to $39.36. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.97% over the past week and grew 3.85% in the past month. It is currently trading 0.72% above its 50 day moving average and -2.76% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -13.5% decrease in value from its one year high of $45.79. The RSI indicator value of 59.76, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Abbott Laboratories manufactures and sells health care products worldwide. The company’s Established Pharmaceutical Products segment offers branded generic pharmaceuticals to treat pancreatic exocrine insufficiency; irritable bowel syndrome or biliary spasm; intrahepatic cholestasis or depressive symptoms; gynecological disorders; hormone replacement therapy; dyslipidemia; hypertension; hypothyroidism; Ménière’s disease and vestibular vertigo; pain, fever, and inflammation; migraines; anti-infective clarithromycin; and influenza vaccines, as well as to regulate physiological rhythm of the colon. Its Diagnostic Products segment provides immunoassay and clinical chemistry systems; assays used to screen and/or diagnosis cancer, cardiac, drugs of abuse, fertility, infectious diseases, and therapeutic drug monitoring; hematology systems and reagents; diagnostic systems and cartridges; instruments that automate the extraction, purification, and preparation of DNA and RNA from patient samples, and detects and measures infectious agents; genomic-based tests; informatics and automation solutions; and instrument used to identify infection-causing pathogens. The company’s Nutritional Products segment provides pediatric and adult nutritional products, such as prepared infant and follow-on formulas. Its Vascular Products segment offers coronary, endovascular, vessel closure, and structural heart devices to treat vascular disease. The company also provides blood and flash glucose monitoring systems, including test strips, sensors, data management decision software, and accessories for people with diabetes; and medical devices for the eye, such as cataract and LASIK surgery, contact lens care, and dry eye products. It serves retailers, wholesalers, hospitals, health care facilities, laboratories, physicians’ offices, and government agencies. The company has strategic alliance with Fonterra. Abbott Laboratories was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Abbott Park, Illinois.

 

Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN), General Motors Company (GM), Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) climbed 0.76% during last trading as the stock added $0.1 to finish the day at $13.32 with about 10.92M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.18M. The $14.3B market cap company, which fluctuated between $13.22 and $13.52 during the day, currently situated 74.92% above its 52 week low of $7.83 and -1.77% away from its one year high of $13.64. The RSI of 63.9 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

General Motors Company (GM) gained $0.31 to close the day at a new closing price of $35.15, a 0.89% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 38.15% above its 52 week low of $26.69. A total of 10.9M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 13.77M. The stock, which fluctuated between $34.84 and $35.57 during the day, currently situated -6.86% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -2.47% in the past one month and up by 10.9% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $36.76 and RSI of 50.63, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations, GM South America, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars and trucks to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology services. The company, through its subsidiary, General Motors Financial Company, Inc., provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) had a light trading with around 10.9M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.48M. The stock traded between $72.18 and $74.23 before closing at the price of $74.16 with 3.56% change on the day. The Foster City California 94404 based company is currently trading 5.38% above its 52 week low of $70.83 and -26.76% below its 52 week high of $103.1. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 54.68 and $95.19 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Gilead Sciences Inc., a research-based biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes medicines in areas of unmet medical needs in North America, South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company’s products include Genvoya, Stribild, Complera/Eviplera, Atripla, Truvada, Viread, Emtriva, Tybost, and Vitekta for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in adults; and Harvoni, Sovaldi, Viread, and Hepsera products for the treatment of liver diseases. It also offers Zydelig, a PI3K delta inhibitor, in combination with rituximab, for the treatment of certain blood cancers; Letairis, an endothelin receptor antagonist for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension; Ranexa, a tablet used for the treatment of chronic angina; Lexiscan/Rapiscan injection for use as a pharmacologic stress agent in radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging; Cayston, an inhaled antibiotic for the treatment of respiratory systems in cystic fibrosis patients; and Tamiflu, an oral antiviral capsule for the treatment and prevention of influenza A and B. In addition, the company provides other products, such as AmBisome, an antifungal agent to treat serious invasive fungal infections; and Macugen, an anti-angiogenic oligonucleotide to treat neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Further, it has product candidates in various stages of development for the treatment of HIV/AIDS and liver diseases, such as hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus; inflammation/oncology; serious cardiovascular; and respiratory conditions, as well as diabetic nephropathy and ebola. The company markets its products through its commercial teams and/or in conjunction with third-party distributors and corporate partners. Gilead Sciences Inc. has collaboration agreements with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Janssen R&D Ireland, Japan Tobacco Inc., and Galapagos NV. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Foster City, California.

 

Traders Watch list: General Motors Company (GM), Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA)

General Motors Company (GM) saw its value decrease by -0.85% as the stock dropped $-0.3 to finish the day at a closing price of $34.84. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $26.69-$37.74 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $34.67 to $35.31 during the day, are up by 10.85% in the past three months and up by 23.36% over the past six months. It is currently trading -3.37% below its 20 day moving average and 3.21% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $36.76 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 47.5.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations, GM South America, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars and trucks to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology services. The company, through its subsidiary, General Motors Financial Company, Inc., provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) shares were up in last trading by 1.12% to $10.82. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.35% over the past week and fell -4.67% in the past month. It is currently trading -1.48% below its 50 day moving average and -11.73% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -30.6% decrease in value from its one year high of $15.59. The RSI indicator value of 47.74, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 270,335 net acres in northeast Pennsylvania; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 957,641 net acres in Arkansas. It also engages in the exploration and production activities in Colorado and Louisiana. In addition, the company is involved in gathering, marketing, and transporting natural gas, and oil and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2015, it had a pipeline of 2,044 miles in Arkansas and 16 miles in Louisiana in its gathering systems. The company’s estimated proved natural gas and oil reserves comprised 6,215 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and had 443 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Spring, Texas.

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) traded within a range of $2.56 to $2.6 after opening the day at $2.58. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -4.1% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.15% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $2.57 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -16.56% below its 52 week high of $3.08 and 44.38% above its 12-month low of $1.78. The shares are down by over -11.68% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 33.31 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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