3 Notable Runners: Corning Incorporated (GLW), CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), Medtronic plc (MDT)

Corning Incorporated (GLW) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.53% or $0.37 to close the day at $24.56 on lower than average trading volume of 5.86M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.71M. The Corning New York 14831 based company has been outperforming the diversified electronics companies by 5.3588% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 1.19% YTD, versus the diversified electronics industry which is up 0.66% for the same period. The RSI of 52.87 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Corning Incorporated manufactures and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Optical Communications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for liquid crystal displays (LCDs) used in LCD televisions, notebook computers, and flat panel desktop monitors. The Optical Communications segment manufactures optical fiber and cable; and hardware and equipment products comprising cable assemblies, fiber optic hardware and connectors, optical components and couplers, closures, network interface devices, and other accessories. This segment also offers subscriber demarcation, connection and protection devices, passive solutions, and outside plant enclosures; and coaxial RF interconnects for the cable television industry and microwave applications. The Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary, and gasoline and diesel applications. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide approximately 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics, and fluoride crystals. The Life Sciences segment manufactures and supplies scientific laboratory products consisting of consumables, such as plastic vessels, specialty surfaces, and media, as well as general labware and equipment for cell culture research, bioprocessing, genomics, drug discovery, microbiology, and chemistry. It also engages in a pharmaceutical glass vessel and a tubing business; and precision materials’ non-LCD business, as well as precision laser cutting/shaping technologies, and flow reactors and adjacency businesses for glass. The company was formerly known as Corning Glass Works and changed its name to Corning Incorporated in April 1989. Corning Incorporated was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Corning, New York.

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) had a active trading with around 5.84M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.97M. The stock traded between $25.42 and $25.69 before closing at the price of $25.47 with 0% change on the day. The Monroe Louisiana 71203 based company is currently trading 25.54% above its 52 week low of $22.37 and -22.19% below its 52 week high of $33.45. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 64.26 and $28.08 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

Medtronic plc (MDT) traded within a range of $75.21 to $76.27 after opening the day at $76.27. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 6.23% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.2% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $75.67 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -14.73% below its 52 week high of $89.27 and 9.11% above its 12-month low of $69.35. The shares are down by over -7.81% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 59.02 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Medtronic plc manufactures and sells device-based medical therapies worldwide. The company’s Cardiac and Vascular Group segment offers pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy devices, AF products, diagnostics and monitoring devices, and remote monitoring and patient-centered software; and heart valves, percutaneous coronary intervention stent products, surgical valve replacement and repair products, endovascular stent grafts, peripheral vascular intervention products, and products to treat superficial and deep venous diseases. Its Minimally Invasive Therapies Group segment provides gastrointestinal diagnostics, ablation, and interventional lung solutions; stapling, vessel sealing, and other surgical instruments; sutures; electrosurgery products; hernia mechanical devices; mesh implants; products for patient monitoring and recovery; sensors; monitors; compression and dialysis, enteral feeding, and wound care products; and operating room supplies, electrodes, needles, syringes, and sharps disposals. The company’s Restorative Therapies Group segment offers products for various areas of the spine; bone graft substitutes; biologic products; trauma, implantable neurostimulation therapies, and drug delivery systems for the treatment of chronic pain, movement disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, overactive bladder, urinary retention, fecal incontinence, and gastroparesis; products to treat conditions of the ear, nose, throat, and neurological disorders; systems that incorporate advanced energy surgical instruments; products for haemostatic sealing of soft tissue and bone; and image-guided surgery and intra-operative imaging systems. Its Diabetes Group segment provides insulin pumps and consumables; continuous glucose monitoring systems; and Web-based therapy management software solutions. It serves hospitals, physicians, clinicians, and patients. Medtronic plc was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Corning Incorporated (GLW), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), Biocept, Inc. (BIOC)

Corning Incorporated (GLW) retreated with the stock falling -2.62% or $-0.65 to close at $24.19 on light trading volume of 6.14M compared its three months average trading volume of 7.69M. The Corning New York 14831 based company operating under the Diversified Electronics industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 47.13% up for the period and down by -0.33% so far this year. With price target of $23.74 and a 53.88% rebound from 52-week low, Corning Incorporated has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Corning Incorporated manufactures and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Optical Communications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for liquid crystal displays (LCDs) used in LCD televisions, notebook computers, and flat panel desktop monitors. The Optical Communications segment manufactures optical fiber and cable; and hardware and equipment products comprising cable assemblies, fiber optic hardware and connectors, optical components and couplers, closures, network interface devices, and other accessories. This segment also offers subscriber demarcation, connection and protection devices, passive solutions, and outside plant enclosures; and coaxial RF interconnects for the cable television industry and microwave applications. The Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary, and gasoline and diesel applications. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide approximately 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics, and fluoride crystals. The Life Sciences segment manufactures and supplies scientific laboratory products consisting of consumables, such as plastic vessels, specialty surfaces, and media, as well as general labware and equipment for cell culture research, bioprocessing, genomics, drug discovery, microbiology, and chemistry. It also engages in a pharmaceutical glass vessel and a tubing business; and precision materials’ non-LCD business, as well as precision laser cutting/shaping technologies, and flow reactors and adjacency businesses for glass. The company was formerly known as Corning Glass Works and changed its name to Corning Incorporated in April 1989. Corning Incorporated was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Corning, New York.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) gained $0.09 to close the day at a new closing price of $10.24, a 0.89% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 39.2% above its 52 week low of $8.25. A total of 6.03M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.13M. The stock, which fluctuated between $10.14 and $10.29 during the day, currently situated -4.24% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 4.45% in the past one month and up by 3.94% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $10.5 and RSI of 59.4, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

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

Biocept, Inc. (BIOC) shares were down in last trading by -12.44% to $1.83. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 79.41% over the past week and grew 110.34% in the past month. It is currently trading 91.25% above its 50 day moving average and 115.3% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -46.02% decrease in value from its one year high of $5.64. The RSI indicator value of 62.73, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Biocept, Inc., a cancer diagnostics company, develops and commercializes proprietary circulating tumor cell (CTC) and circulating tumor DNA assays utilizing a standard blood sample. The company’s cancer assays provide an information to oncologists and other physicians that enable them to select personalized treatment for their patients based on detailed data on the characteristics of tumors. It offers assays for solid tumor indications, such as breast cancer, lung cancer, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, and melanoma. The company sells its cancer diagnostic assays directly to oncologists and other physicians at private and group practices, hospitals, and cancer centers in the United States, as well as markets its clinical trial and research services to pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies, and clinical research organizations. Biocept, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

 

Stocks Buzz: Corning Incorporated (GLW), Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (HOV), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)

Corning Incorporated (GLW) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.26% or $0.31 to close the day at $24.84 on light trading volume of 3.85M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.77M. The Corning New York 14831 based company has been outperforming the diversified electronics group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 47.33%, compared to the industry which has advanced 34.91% over the same period. With RSI of 61.3, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $23.74, making it a hold for now.

Corning Incorporated manufactures and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Optical Communications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for liquid crystal displays (LCDs) used in LCD televisions, notebook computers, and flat panel desktop monitors. The Optical Communications segment manufactures optical fiber and cable; and hardware and equipment products comprising cable assemblies, fiber optic hardware and connectors, optical components and couplers, closures, network interface devices, and other accessories. This segment also offers subscriber demarcation, connection and protection devices, passive solutions, and outside plant enclosures; and coaxial RF interconnects for the cable television industry and microwave applications. The Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary, and gasoline and diesel applications. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide approximately 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics, and fluoride crystals. The Life Sciences segment manufactures and supplies scientific laboratory products consisting of consumables, such as plastic vessels, specialty surfaces, and media, as well as general labware and equipment for cell culture research, bioprocessing, genomics, drug discovery, microbiology, and chemistry. It also engages in a pharmaceutical glass vessel and a tubing business; and precision materials’ non-LCD business, as well as precision laser cutting/shaping technologies, and flow reactors and adjacency businesses for glass. The company was formerly known as Corning Glass Works and changed its name to Corning Incorporated in April 1989. Corning Incorporated was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Corning, New York.

Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (HOV) retreated with the stock falling -6.94% or $-0.17 to close at $2.28 on active trading volume of 3.77M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.81M. The Red Bank New Jersey 07701 based company operating under the Residential Construction industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 52% up for the period and down by -16.48% so far this year. With price target of $1.78 and a 91.6% rebound from 52-week low, Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. designs, constructs, markets, and sells residential homes in the United States. It constructs single-family detached homes, attached townhomes and condominiums, urban infill, and active lifestyle homes. The company markets its build homes for first-time buyers, first-time and second-time move-up buyers, luxury buyers, active lifestyle buyers, and empty nesters in 167 communities in 33 markets. It also provides financial services comprising originating mortgages from homebuyers and selling such mortgages in the secondary market, as well as offers title insurance services. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Red Bank, New Jersey.

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.43% or $3.5 to close the day at $817.14 on lower than average trading volume of 3.78M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.28M. The Seattle Washington 98109 based company has been underperforming the catalog & mail order houses companies by -1.445% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 8.97% YTD, versus the catalog & mail order houses industry which is up 8.44% for the same period. The RSI of 72.78 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products in North America and internationally. It operates through the North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) segments. The company sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors, as well as those offered by third-party sellers through retail Websites, such as amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.com.mx, amazon.com.au, amazon.com.br, amazon.cn, amazon.fr, amazon.de, amazon.in, amazon.it, amazon.co.jp, amazon.nl, amazon.es, and amazon.co.uk. It also manufactures and sells electronic devices, including kindle e-readers, fire tablets, fire TVs, and echo, as well as fire phones; and provides Kindle Direct Publishing, an online platform that allows independent authors and publishers to make their books available in the Kindle Store. In addition, the company offers programs that enable sellers to sell their products on its Websites, as well as their own branded Websites; and programs that allow authors, musicians, filmmakers, app developers, and others to publish and sell content. Further, it offers compute, storage, database, and other AWS services, as well as fulfillment, publishing, digital content subscriptions, advertising, and co-branded credit card agreements services. Additionally, the company offers Amazon Prime, an annual membership program, which provides free shipping of various items; access to unlimited streaming of movies and TV episodes; and other services. It serves consumers, sellers, developers, enterprises, and content creators. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD), Corning Incorporated (GLW), Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (SGYP)

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) saw its value decrease by -0.11% as the stock dropped $-0.03 to finish the day at a closing price of $27.3. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $19-$30.11 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $27.15 to $27.59 during the day, are up by 0.26% in the past three months and down by -7.74% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.04% above its 20 day moving average and 5.39% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $31.88 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 60.84.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P., a master limited partnership, provides midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), crude oil, petrochemicals, and refined products. The company operates through NGL Pipelines & Services, Crude Oil Pipelines & Services, Natural Gas Pipelines & Services, and Petrochemical & Refined Products Services segments. The NGL Pipelines & Services segment provides natural gas processing and related NGL marketing services, as well as NGL export docks and related services. It operates approximately 19,500 miles of NGL pipelines; NGL and related product storage facilities; 15 NGL fractionators; and a liquefied petroleum gas export terminal and NGL import facility. The Crude Oil Pipelines & Services segment operates approximately 5,400 miles of crude oil pipelines and related operations; and crude oil storage and marine terminals located in Oklahoma and Texas, as well as a fleet of 478 tractor-trailer tank trucks used to transport crude oil. It also engages in crude oil marketing activities. The Natural Gas Pipelines & Services segment operates approximately 19,100 miles of natural gas pipeline systems to gather and transport natural gas in Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, and Wyoming. It leases underground salt dome natural gas storage facilities in Texas and Louisiana; owns an underground salt dome storage cavern in Texas; and markets natural gas. The Petrochemical & Refined Products Services segment operates propylene fractionation and related operations, including 674 miles of pipelines; butane isomerization complex, associated deisobutanizer units, and related pipeline assets; and octane enhancement and high purity isobutylene production facilities. It also operates refined products pipelines of approximately 4,200 miles; and terminals, as well as provides refined products marketing and marine transportation services. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Houston, Texas.

Corning Incorporated (GLW) shares were down in last trading by -0.57% to $24.53. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.9% over the past week and grew 0.86% in the past month. It is currently trading 2.45% above its 50 day moving average and 11.97% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.23% decrease in value from its one year high of $25.35. The RSI indicator value of 55.29, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Corning Incorporated manufactures and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Optical Communications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for liquid crystal displays (LCDs) used in LCD televisions, notebook computers, and flat panel desktop monitors. The Optical Communications segment manufactures optical fiber and cable; and hardware and equipment products comprising cable assemblies, fiber optic hardware and connectors, optical components and couplers, closures, network interface devices, and other accessories. This segment also offers subscriber demarcation, connection and protection devices, passive solutions, and outside plant enclosures; and coaxial RF interconnects for the cable television industry and microwave applications. The Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary, and gasoline and diesel applications. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide approximately 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics, and fluoride crystals. The Life Sciences segment manufactures and supplies scientific laboratory products consisting of consumables, such as plastic vessels, specialty surfaces, and media, as well as general labware and equipment for cell culture research, bioprocessing, genomics, drug discovery, microbiology, and chemistry. It also engages in a pharmaceutical glass vessel and a tubing business; and precision materials’ non-LCD business, as well as precision laser cutting/shaping technologies, and flow reactors and adjacency businesses for glass. The company was formerly known as Corning Glass Works and changed its name to Corning Incorporated in April 1989. Corning Incorporated was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Corning, New York.

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (SGYP) opening the day at $6.56. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 9.52% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.14% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $6.67 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -4.3% below its 52 week high of $6.97 and 166.8% above its 12-month low of $2.5. The shares are up by over 29.77% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 67.19 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of drugs to treat gastrointestinal (GI) disorders and diseases. Its lead product candidate is plecanatide, a guanylyl cyclase C receptor agonist that is in Phase III clinical trials to treat chronic idiopathic constipation GI disorders; and for the treatment of constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome GI disorders. The company is also developing SP-333, which is in Phase II clinical trials to treat opioid induced constipation, as well as in Phase Ib clinical trials to treat ulcerative colitis. The company has a research collaboration with BIND Therapeutics, Inc. to develop ACCURINS for treatment of a range of cells with novel therapeutic payloads. Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Kohl’s Corporation (KSS), Corning Incorporated (GLW), Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD)

Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.8% or $-0.33 to close the day at $40.88 on active trading volume of 5M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.45M. The Menomonee Falls Wisconsin 53051 based company has been underperforming the department stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -14.92%, compared to the industry which has advanced 0.24% over the same period. With RSI of 26.98, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $46.57, making it a hold for now.

Kohl’s Corporation operates department stores in the United States. It offers private label, exclusive, and national brand apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty, and home products to children, men, and women customers. The company also sells its products online through Website Kohls.com. As of January 30, 2016, it operated 1,164 department stores in 49 states. Kohl’s Corporation was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.

Corning Incorporated (GLW) climbed 0.73% during last trading as the stock added $0.18 to finish the day at $24.67 with about 4.99M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.86M. The $24.13B market cap company, which fluctuated between $24.42 and $24.74 during the day, currently situated 56.94% above its 52 week low of $16.13 and -2.68% away from its one year high of $25.35. The RSI of 59.9 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Corning Incorporated manufactures and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Optical Communications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for liquid crystal displays (LCDs) used in LCD televisions, notebook computers, and flat panel desktop monitors. The Optical Communications segment manufactures optical fiber and cable; and hardware and equipment products comprising cable assemblies, fiber optic hardware and connectors, optical components and couplers, closures, network interface devices, and other accessories. This segment also offers subscriber demarcation, connection and protection devices, passive solutions, and outside plant enclosures; and coaxial RF interconnects for the cable television industry and microwave applications. The Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary, and gasoline and diesel applications. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide approximately 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics, and fluoride crystals. The Life Sciences segment manufactures and supplies scientific laboratory products consisting of consumables, such as plastic vessels, specialty surfaces, and media, as well as general labware and equipment for cell culture research, bioprocessing, genomics, drug discovery, microbiology, and chemistry. It also engages in a pharmaceutical glass vessel and a tubing business; and precision materials’ non-LCD business, as well as precision laser cutting/shaping technologies, and flow reactors and adjacency businesses for glass. The company was formerly known as Corning Glass Works and changed its name to Corning Incorporated in April 1989. Corning Incorporated was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Corning, New York.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) saw its value increase by 1.83% as the stock gained $0.49 to finish the day at a closing price of $27.33. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $19-$30.11 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $27 to $27.4 during the day, are up by 0.22% in the past three months and down by -7.86% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.47% above its 20 day moving average and 5.65% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $31.88 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 60.34. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P., a master limited partnership, provides midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), crude oil, petrochemicals, and refined products. The company operates through NGL Pipelines & Services, Crude Oil Pipelines & Services, Natural Gas Pipelines & Services, and Petrochemical & Refined Products Services segments. The NGL Pipelines & Services segment provides natural gas processing and related NGL marketing services, as well as NGL export docks and related services. It operates approximately 19,500 miles of NGL pipelines; NGL and related product storage facilities; 15 NGL fractionators; and a liquefied petroleum gas export terminal and NGL import facility. The Crude Oil Pipelines & Services segment operates approximately 5,400 miles of crude oil pipelines and related operations; and crude oil storage and marine terminals located in Oklahoma and Texas, as well as a fleet of 478 tractor-trailer tank trucks used to transport crude oil. It also engages in crude oil marketing activities. The Natural Gas Pipelines & Services segment operates approximately 19,100 miles of natural gas pipeline systems to gather and transport natural gas in Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, and Wyoming. It leases underground salt dome natural gas storage facilities in Texas and Louisiana; owns an underground salt dome storage cavern in Texas; and markets natural gas. The Petrochemical & Refined Products Services segment operates propylene fractionation and related operations, including 674 miles of pipelines; butane isomerization complex, associated deisobutanizer units, and related pipeline assets; and octane enhancement and high purity isobutylene production facilities. It also operates refined products pipelines of approximately 4,200 miles; and terminals, as well as provides refined products marketing and marine transportation services. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: CVS Health Corporation (CVS), Corning Incorporated (GLW), Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

CVS Health Corporation (CVS) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.19% or $0.97 to close the day at $82.67 on light trading volume of 7.05M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.43M. The Woonsocket Rhode Island 02895 based company has been underperforming the health care plans group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -11.33%, compared to the industry which has advanced 13.39% over the same period. With RSI of 66.04, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $87.39, making it a hold for now.

CVS Health Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated pharmacy health care services. It operates through Pharmacy Services and Retail/LTC segments. The Pharmacy Services segment offers pharmacy benefit management solutions, such as plan design and administration, formulary management, Medicare Part D services, mail order and specialty pharmacy services, retail pharmacy network management services, prescription management systems, clinical services, disease management programs, and medical pharmacy management services. This segment serves employers, insurance companies, unions, government employee groups, health plans, managed Medicaid plans and plans offered on public and private exchanges, other sponsors of health benefit plans, and individuals under the CVS Caremark Pharmacy Services, Caremark, CVS Caremark, CarePlus CVS Pharmacy, CVS Specialty, Accordant, SilverScript, NovoLogix, Coram, Navarro Health Services, and Advanced Care Scripts names. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 24 retail specialty pharmacy stores, 11 specialty mail order pharmacies and 5 mail order dispensing pharmacies, and 83 branches for infusion and enteral services. The Retail/LTC segment sells prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, beauty products and cosmetics, personal care products, convenience foods, seasonal merchandise, and greeting cards, as well as provides photo finishing services. It operates 9,655 retail stores in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Brazil primarily under the CVS Pharmacy, CVS, Longs Drugs, Navarro Discount Pharmacy, and Drogaria Onofre names; online retail pharmacy Websites; and 32 onsite pharmacy stores, long-term care pharmacy operations, and retail health care clinics. The company was formerly known as CVS Caremark Corporation and changed its name to CVS Health Corporation in September 2014. CVS Health Corporation was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

Corning Incorporated (GLW) grew with the stock adding 0.08% or $0.02 to close at $24.49 on light trading volume of 7.04M compared its three months average trading volume of 7.86M. The Corning New York 14831 based company operating under the Diversified Electronics industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 45.17% up for the period and up by 0.91% so far this year. With price target of $23.56 and a 55.79% rebound from 52-week low, Corning Incorporated has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Corning Incorporated manufactures and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Optical Communications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for liquid crystal displays (LCDs) used in LCD televisions, notebook computers, and flat panel desktop monitors. The Optical Communications segment manufactures optical fiber and cable; and hardware and equipment products comprising cable assemblies, fiber optic hardware and connectors, optical components and couplers, closures, network interface devices, and other accessories. This segment also offers subscriber demarcation, connection and protection devices, passive solutions, and outside plant enclosures; and coaxial RF interconnects for the cable television industry and microwave applications. The Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary, and gasoline and diesel applications. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide approximately 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics, and fluoride crystals. The Life Sciences segment manufactures and supplies scientific laboratory products consisting of consumables, such as plastic vessels, specialty surfaces, and media, as well as general labware and equipment for cell culture research, bioprocessing, genomics, drug discovery, microbiology, and chemistry. It also engages in a pharmaceutical glass vessel and a tubing business; and precision materials’ non-LCD business, as well as precision laser cutting/shaping technologies, and flow reactors and adjacency businesses for glass. The company was formerly known as Corning Glass Works and changed its name to Corning Incorporated in April 1989. Corning Incorporated was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Corning, New York.

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.46% or $0.08 to close the day at $17.48 on higher than average trading volume of 6.97M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 15.95M. The Houston Texas 77056 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas companies by 11.5543% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 0.98% YTD, versus the independent oil & gas industry which is down -0.72% for the same period. The RSI of 48.76 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

 

Stocks in Review: PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL), Corning Incorporated (GLW), Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS)

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) traded within a range of $40.79 to $41.64 after opening the day at $41.24. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 5.02% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.95% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $41.45 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -6.9% below its 52 week high of $44.52 and 35.81% above its 12-month low of $30.52. The shares are up by over 3.16% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 65.1 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

PayPal Holdings, Inc. operates as a technology platform company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants worldwide. It enables businesses of various sizes to accept payments from merchant Websites, mobile devices, and applications, as well as at offline retail locations through a range of payment solutions, including PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo, and Xoom products. The company’s platform allows customers to pay and get paid, transfer and withdraw funds to their bank accounts, and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in various currencies. PayPal Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Corning Incorporated (GLW) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.86% or $0.21 to close the day at $24.52 on light trading volume of 5.55M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.95M. The Corning New York 14831 based company has been outperforming the diversified electronics group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 47.13%, compared to the industry which has advanced 32.53% over the same period. With RSI of 56.83, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $23.28, making it a hold for now.

Corning Incorporated manufactures and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Optical Communications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for liquid crystal displays (LCDs) used in LCD televisions, notebook computers, and flat panel desktop monitors. The Optical Communications segment manufactures optical fiber and cable; and hardware and equipment products comprising cable assemblies, fiber optic hardware and connectors, optical components and couplers, closures, network interface devices, and other accessories. This segment also offers subscriber demarcation, connection and protection devices, passive solutions, and outside plant enclosures; and coaxial RF interconnects for the cable television industry and microwave applications. The Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary, and gasoline and diesel applications. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide approximately 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics, and fluoride crystals. The Life Sciences segment manufactures and supplies scientific laboratory products consisting of consumables, such as plastic vessels, specialty surfaces, and media, as well as general labware and equipment for cell culture research, bioprocessing, genomics, drug discovery, microbiology, and chemistry. It also engages in a pharmaceutical glass vessel and a tubing business; and precision materials’ non-LCD business, as well as precision laser cutting/shaping technologies, and flow reactors and adjacency businesses for glass. The company was formerly known as Corning Glass Works and changed its name to Corning Incorporated in April 1989. Corning Incorporated was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Corning, New York.

Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) dropped $-0.31 to close the day at a new closing price of $15.58, a -1.95% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 358.24% above its 52 week low of $3.4. A total of 5.54M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 12.9M. The stock, which fluctuated between $15.57 and $16 during the day, currently situated -8.78% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 1.5% in the past one month and up by 34.43% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $15.97 and RSI of 56.07, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Oasis Petroleum Inc., an independent exploration and production company, focuses on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources in the North Dakota and Montana regions of the Williston Basin. Its principal projects are located in West Williston and East Nesson. As of December 31, 2015, the company had 484,745 net leasehold acres in the Williston Basin; and approximately 218.2 million barrels of oil equivalent of estimated net proved reserves. Oasis Petroleum Inc. sells its oil and natural gas to refiners, marketers, and other purchasers that have access to pipeline and rail facilities. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Equities Trend Analysis: Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE), Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT), Corning Incorporated (GLW)

Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE) grew with the stock adding 13.31% or $1.32 to close at $11.24 on active trading volume of 7.24M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.46M. The Chicago Illinois 60603 based company operating under the Silver industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 372.27% up for the period and up by 23.65% so far this year. With price target of $13.33 and a 593.83% rebound from 52-week low, Coeur Mining, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Coeur Mining, Inc. owns, operates, explores for, and develops silver and gold properties. The company holds interests in the Palmarejo silver-gold mine located in Mexico; Rochester silver and gold mine in northwestern Nevada; Kensington gold mine located to the north of Juneau, Alaska; and Wharf gold mine in South Dakota. It also owns the San Bartolomé silver mine in Bolivia; Endeavor zinc, lead, and silver mine located in Australia; La Preciosa silver-gold exploration project in the State of Durango, Mexico; and Joaquin silver-gold exploration project located in the Santa Cruz province of southern Argentina. In addition, the company holds royalty interests in the Cerro Bayo mine in Chile; El Gallo complex in Mexico; Zaruma mine in Ecuador; and Correnso gold mine in New Zealand, as well as other precious metal properties. Coeur Mining, Inc. markets its silver and gold concentrates to third-party refiners and smelters in the United States, China, and Japan. The company was formerly known as Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation and changed its name to Coeur Mining, Inc. in May 2013. Coeur Mining, Inc. was founded in 1928 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) had a active trading with around 7.24M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.14M. The stock traded between $31.91 and $32.4 before closing at the price of $32.1 with -0.43% change on the day. The Santa Clara California 95054 based company is currently trading 111.34% above its 52 week low of $15.44 and -4.69% below its 52 week high of $33.68. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $35.28 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, display, and related industries worldwide. It operates through three segments: Semiconductor Systems, Applied Global Services, and Display and Adjacent Markets. The Semiconductor Systems segment develops, manufactures, and sells a range of manufacturing equipment used to fabricate semiconductor chips or integrated circuits. It offers products and technologies for transistor and interconnect fabrication, including epitaxy, ion implantation, oxidation and nitridation, rapid thermal processing, chemical vapor deposition, physical vapor deposition, chemical mechanical planarization, and electrochemical deposition; patterning, selective removal, and packaging products and systems that enable the transfer of patterns onto device structures; and metrology, inspection, and review systems for front- and back-end-of-line applications. The Applied Global Services segment provides integrated solutions to optimize equipment and fab performance and productivity, including spares, upgrades, services, remanufactured earlier generation equipment, and factory automation software for semiconductor, display, and other products. The Display and Adjacent Markets segment offers products for manufacturing liquid crystal displays, organic light-emitting diodes, and other display technologies for TVs, personal computers, tablets, smart phones, and other consumer-oriented devices, as well as equipment for flexible substrates. The company serves manufacturers of semiconductor wafers and chips, liquid crystal and other displays, and other electronic devices. Applied Materials, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Corning Incorporated (GLW) saw its value decrease by -0.61% as the stock dropped $-0.15 to finish the day at a closing price of $24.31. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $16.13-$25.35 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $24.3 to $24.69 during the day, are up by 2.73% in the past three months and up by 20.46% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.74% below its 20 day moving average and 2.18% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $23.28 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 53.75.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Corning Incorporated manufactures and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Optical Communications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for liquid crystal displays (LCDs) used in LCD televisions, notebook computers, and flat panel desktop monitors. The Optical Communications segment manufactures optical fiber and cable; and hardware and equipment products comprising cable assemblies, fiber optic hardware and connectors, optical components and couplers, closures, network interface devices, and other accessories. This segment also offers subscriber demarcation, connection and protection devices, passive solutions, and outside plant enclosures; and coaxial RF interconnects for the cable television industry and microwave applications. The Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary, and gasoline and diesel applications. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide approximately 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics, and fluoride crystals. The Life Sciences segment manufactures and supplies scientific laboratory products consisting of consumables, such as plastic vessels, specialty surfaces, and media, as well as general labware and equipment for cell culture research, bioprocessing, genomics, drug discovery, microbiology, and chemistry. It also engages in a pharmaceutical glass vessel and a tubing business; and precision materials’ non-LCD business, as well as precision laser cutting/shaping technologies, and flow reactors and adjacency businesses for glass. The company was formerly known as Corning Glass Works and changed its name to Corning Incorporated in April 1989. Corning Incorporated was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Corning, New York.

 

Stocks in Review: Corning Incorporated (GLW), Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS), Novavax, Inc. (NVAX)

Corning Incorporated (GLW) traded within a range of $24.38 to $24.64 after opening the day at $24.38. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 0.78% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.66% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $24.46 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -3.51% below its 52 week high of $25.35 and 55.6% above its 12-month low of $16.13. The shares are up by over 5.09% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 57.33 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Corning Incorporated manufactures and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Optical Communications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for liquid crystal displays (LCDs) used in LCD televisions, notebook computers, and flat panel desktop monitors. The Optical Communications segment manufactures optical fiber and cable; and hardware and equipment products comprising cable assemblies, fiber optic hardware and connectors, optical components and couplers, closures, network interface devices, and other accessories. This segment also offers subscriber demarcation, connection and protection devices, passive solutions, and outside plant enclosures; and coaxial RF interconnects for the cable television industry and microwave applications. The Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary, and gasoline and diesel applications. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide approximately 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics, and fluoride crystals. The Life Sciences segment manufactures and supplies scientific laboratory products consisting of consumables, such as plastic vessels, specialty surfaces, and media, as well as general labware and equipment for cell culture research, bioprocessing, genomics, drug discovery, microbiology, and chemistry. It also engages in a pharmaceutical glass vessel and a tubing business; and precision materials’ non-LCD business, as well as precision laser cutting/shaping technologies, and flow reactors and adjacency businesses for glass. The company was formerly known as Corning Glass Works and changed its name to Corning Incorporated in April 1989. Corning Incorporated was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Corning, New York.

Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 4% or $1.72 to close the day at $44.67 on active trading volume of 6.48M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.37M. The Boulder Colorado 80301 based company has been outperforming the biotechnology group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 40.91%, compared to the industry which has dropped -3.72% over the same period. With RSI of 66.68, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $46.89, making it a hold for now.

Clovis Oncology, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on acquiring, developing, and commercializing anti-cancer agents in the United States, Europe, and internationally. It is developing three product candidates, which include Rociletinib, an oral epidermal growth factor receptor and mutant-selective covalent inhibitor that is under review with the U.S. and E.U. regulatory authorities for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer; Rucaparib, an oral inhibitor of poly polymerase, which is in advanced clinical development for the treatment of ovarian cancer; and Lucitanib, an oral inhibitor of the tyrosine kinase that is in Phase II development for the treatment of breast cancers. It has license agreements with Advenchen Laboratories LLC, Avila Therapeutics, Inc., and Pfizer Inc.; collaboration and license agreement with Les Laboratoires Servier; a drug discovery collaboration agreement with Array BioPharma Inc.; and collaboration with Foundation Medicine, Inc. Clovis Oncology, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.

Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) gained $0.04 to close the day at a new closing price of $1.31, a 3.15% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 12.93% above its 52 week low of $1.16. A total of 6.46M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 8.73M. The stock, which fluctuated between $1.27 and $1.32 during the day, currently situated -84.57% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 5.65% in the past one month and down by -34.5% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $3.29 and RSI of 49.55, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Novavax, Inc., a clinical-stage vaccine company, focuses on discovering, developing, and commercializing recombinant nanoparticle vaccines and adjuvants. The company produces its vaccines using its proprietary recombinant nanoparticle vaccine technology. Its product pipeline includes respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine candidates for elderly and maternal immunization that are in Phase III clinical trials, as well as pediatric RSV candidate, which is in Phase I clinical trial; seasonal quadrivalent influenza and pandemic H7N9 vaccines, which are in Phase II clinical trials; vaccine candidate against Ebola Virus that is Phase I clinical trial, as well as combination respiratory vaccine candidate and seasonal influenza vaccine candidate that is in pre-clinical trial; and rabies G protein vaccine candidate, which is in Phase I/II clinical trial. The company also has pre-clinical stage programs for various infectious diseases, including the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus; and develops technology for the production of immune stimulating saponin-based adjuvants. Novavax, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW), Corning Incorporated (GLW), Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT)

The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) climbed 1.85% during last trading as the stock added $0.73 to finish the day at $40.2 with about 6.95M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.37M. The $53.44B market cap company, which fluctuated between $39.72 and $40.65 during the day, currently situated 88.2% above its 52 week low of $21.51 and -0.94% away from its one year high of $40.65. The RSI of 66 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

The Charles Schwab Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides wealth management, securities brokerage, banking, money management, custody, and financial advisory services. The company operates through two segments, Investor Services and Advisor Services. The Investor Services segment provides retail brokerage and banking services, retirement plan services, and other corporate brokerage services; and stock plan services, compliance solutions, and mutual fund clearing services, as well as engages in the off-platform sales business. The Advisor Services segment provides custodial, trading, and support services; and retirement and corporate brokerage retirement services. The company provides brokerage accounts with cash management capabilities; third-party mutual funds through the Mutual Fund Marketplace, including no-transaction fee mutual funds through the Mutual Fund OneSource service, which includes proprietary mutual funds, plus mutual fund trading, and clearing services to broker-dealers; exchange-traded funds (ETFs), including proprietary and third-party ETFs; and advice solutions, such as managed portfolios of proprietary and third-party mutual funds and ETFs, separately managed accounts, customized personal advice for tailored portfolios, and specialized planning and portfolio management. It also offers banking products and services, including checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit, first lien residential real estate mortgage loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, and Pledged Asset Lines; and trust services comprising trust custody services, personal trust reporting services, and administrative trustee services. The company serves individuals and institutional clients in the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, London, and Hong Kong. The Charles Schwab Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Corning Incorporated (GLW) gained $0.03 to close the day at a new closing price of $24.3, a 0.12% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 54.58% above its 52 week low of $16.13. A total of 6.86M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 8.05M. The stock, which fluctuated between $24.12 and $24.53 during the day, currently situated -4.14% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 3.27% in the past one month and up by 3.3% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $23.28 and RSI of 53.33, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Corning Incorporated manufactures and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Optical Communications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for liquid crystal displays (LCDs) used in LCD televisions, notebook computers, and flat panel desktop monitors. The Optical Communications segment manufactures optical fiber and cable; and hardware and equipment products comprising cable assemblies, fiber optic hardware and connectors, optical components and couplers, closures, network interface devices, and other accessories. This segment also offers subscriber demarcation, connection and protection devices, passive solutions, and outside plant enclosures; and coaxial RF interconnects for the cable television industry and microwave applications. The Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary, and gasoline and diesel applications. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide approximately 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics, and fluoride crystals. The Life Sciences segment manufactures and supplies scientific laboratory products consisting of consumables, such as plastic vessels, specialty surfaces, and media, as well as general labware and equipment for cell culture research, bioprocessing, genomics, drug discovery, microbiology, and chemistry. It also engages in a pharmaceutical glass vessel and a tubing business; and precision materials’ non-LCD business, as well as precision laser cutting/shaping technologies, and flow reactors and adjacency businesses for glass. The company was formerly known as Corning Glass Works and changed its name to Corning Incorporated in April 1989. Corning Incorporated was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Corning, New York.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) had a light trading with around 6.83M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.4M. The stock traded between $27 and $27.62 before closing at the price of $27.39 with 0.7% change on the day. The McLean Virginia 22102 based company is currently trading 71.62% above its 52 week low of $16.16 and -2% below its 52 week high of $27.95. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 66.56 and $30.02 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., a hospitality company, owns, leases, manages, develops, and franchises hotels, resorts, and timeshare properties worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Ownership, Management and Franchise, and Timeshare. It also licenses its brands to franchisees; provides hotel management services for third parties; and markets and sells timeshare interests owned by Hilton and third parties. In addition, the company provides consumer financing, which includes interest income generated from the origination of consumer loans to finance their purchase of timeshare intervals. It operates hotels under the Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton, Hilton Grand Vacations, and Hampton Inn brands. As of December 29, 2016, the company had approximately 4,800 managed, franchised, owned, and leased hotels, resorts, and timeshare properties comprising 789,000 rooms in 104 countries and territories. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.