Investor’s Watch List: General Motors Company (GM), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST)

General Motors Company (GM) had a active trading with around 9.36M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.39M. The stock traded between $36.82 and $37.16 before closing at the price of $37.03 with -0.13% change on the day. The Detroit Michigan 48265 based company is currently trading 39.92% above its 52 week low of $27.05 and -3.52% below its 52 week high of $38.38. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 54.73 and $38.82 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, trucks, crossovers, 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, Holden, Opel, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars, trucks, and crossovers 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.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 2.86% or $0.3 to close the day at $10.8 on active trading volume of 9.08M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.78M. The New York New York 10036 based company has been outperforming the reit – diversified group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 21.85%, compared to the industry which has advanced 31.08% over the same period. With RSI of 75.17, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $10.35, 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.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) shares were down in last trading by -0.21% to $18.58. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.25% over the past week and grew 1.47% in the past month. It is currently trading 0.66% above its 50 day moving average and 11.79% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -4.62% decrease in value from its one year high of $19.51. The RSI indicator value of 55.15, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm primarily engages in the ownership and operation of hotel properties. It invests in the real estate markets of United States. It also invests in Canada, Mexico, Chile, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and Poland. The firm primarily invests in luxury and upper upscale hotels. It was formerly known as Host Marriott Corporation. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD), General Motors Company (GM), Baxter International Inc. (BAX)

Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) fell -0.15% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.1 to finish the day at $67.55 with about 14.91M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.34M. The $88.9B market cap company, which fluctuated between $67.33 and $68.67 during the day, currently situated 3.32% above its 52 week low of $65.38 and -33.29% away from its one year high of $103.1. The RSI of 35.55 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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.

General Motors Company (GM) gained $1.72 to close the day at a new closing price of $37.24, a 4.84% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 40.72% above its 52 week low of $27.05. A total of 31.23M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 14.16M. The stock, which fluctuated between $36.67 and $37.4 during the day, currently situated -2.97% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -0.27% in the past one month and up by 10.65% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $38.82 and RSI of 56.83, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, trucks, crossovers, 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, Holden, Opel, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars, trucks, and crossovers 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.

Baxter International Inc. (BAX) had a light trading with around 2.74M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.36M. The stock traded between $48.77 and $49.31 before closing at the price of $48.96 with -0.55% change on the day. The Deerfield Illinois 60015 based company is currently trading 35.07% above its 52 week low of $37.36 and -2.11% below its 52 week high of $50.16. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 69.23 and $52.88 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Baxter International Inc. provides a portfolio of renal and hospital products. Its Renal segment provides products and services to treat end-stage renal disease, irreversible kidney failure, and acute kidney therapies. This segment offers a comprehensive portfolio to meet the needs of patients across the treatment continuum, including technologies and therapies for peritoneal dialysis, in-center hemodialysis (HD), home HD, continuous renal replacement therapy, and additional dialysis services. The Hospital Products segment manufactures intravenous (IV) solutions and administration sets, premixed drugs and drug-reconstitution systems, pre-filled vials and syringes for injectable drugs, IV nutrition products, infusion pumps, inhalation anesthetics, and biosurgery products. This segment also provides products and services related to pharmacy compounding, drug formulation, and packaging technologies. The company sells its products for use in hospitals, kidney dialysis centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, doctors’ offices, and by patients at home under physician supervision. Baxter International Inc. offers its products through direct sales force, independent distributors or sales agents, drug wholesalers, and specialty pharmacy or other alternate site providers in approximately 100 countries. It has a collaboration agreement with JW Holdings Corporation to co-develop and distribute parenteral nutritional products containing a novel formulation of omega 3 lipids; and agreement with Celerity Pharmaceutical, LLC to develop certain acute care generic injectable premix and oncolytic molecules. The company was founded in 1931 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.

 

Trader Alert: Visa Inc. (V), General Motors Company (GM), Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)

Visa Inc. (V) grew with the stock adding 0.37% or $0.32 to close at $85.9 on active trading volume of 10.39M compared its three months average trading volume of 10.38M. The San Francisco California 94128 based company operating under the Credit Services industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 26.41% up for the period and up by 10.1% so far this year. With price target of $97.9 and a 28.36% rebound from 52-week low, Visa Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Visa Inc. operates as a payments technology company worldwide. The company facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners, and government entities. It operates VisaNet, a processing network that enables authorization, clearing, and settlement of payment transactions; and offers fraud protection for account holders and assured payment for merchants. The company also offers gateway services for merchants to accept, process, and reconcile payments; manage fraud; and safeguard payment security online, as well as processing services for participating issuers of visa debit, prepaid, and ATM payment products. In addition, it provides digital products, including Visa Checkout that offers consumers an expedited and secure payment experience for online transactions; and Visa Direct, a push payment product platform, which facilitates payer-initiated transactions that are sent directly to the Visa account of the recipient, as well as Visa token service that replaces the card account numbers from the transaction with a token. Further the company offers corporate (travel) and purchasing card products, as well as value-added services. It provides its services under the Visa, Visa Electron, Interlink, V PAY, and PLUS brands. The company has a strategic partnership agreement with Oman Arab Bank to convert the bank’s current electron cards to chip-and-PIN debit cards. Visa Inc. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

General Motors Company (GM) gained $0.09 to close the day at a new closing price of $35.17, a 0.26% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 38.22% above its 52 week low of $27.34. A total of 10.32M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 14.78M. The stock, which fluctuated between $35.08 and $35.32 during the day, currently situated -8.36% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -7.33% in the past one month and up by 14.83% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $38.82 and RSI of 39.84, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, trucks, crossovers, 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, Holden, Opel, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars, trucks, and crossovers 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.

Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) shares were up in last trading by 0.65% to $44.99. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.42% over the past week and fell -0.18% in the past month. It is currently trading 2.51% above its 50 day moving average and 3.48% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -2.63% decrease in value from its one year high of $46.4. The RSI indicator value of 58.9, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Mondelez International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets snack food and beverage products worldwide. The company offers biscuits, including cookies, crackers, and salted snacks; chocolates, and gums and candies; powdered beverages and coffee; and cheese and grocery products. Its primary brand portfolio includes LU, Nabisco and Oreo biscuits; Cadbury, Cadbury Dairy Milk, and Milka chocolates; Trident gum; Jacobs Kaffee; and Tang powdered beverages. Mondelez International, Inc. sells its products to supermarket chains, wholesalers, supercenters, club stores, mass merchandisers, distributors, convenience stores, gasoline stations, drug stores, value stores, and other retail food outlets through direct store delivery, company owned and satellite warehouses, distribution centers, and other facilities, as well as through independent sales offices and agents. The company was formerly known as Kraft Foods Inc. and changed its name to Mondelez International, Inc. in October 2012. Mondelez International, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

 

Stocks in Review: eBay Inc. (EBAY), General Motors Company (GM), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI)

eBay Inc. (EBAY) traded within a range of $32.28 to $33.41 after opening the day at $32.45. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 11.99% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.53% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $33.25 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 0.18% above its 52 week high of $33.41 and 54.51% above its 12-month low of $21.64. The shares are up by over 17.74% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 72.38 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

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) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.11% or $0.04 to close the day at $35.14 on active trading volume of 16.86M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 15.1M. The Detroit Michigan 48265 based company has been outperforming the auto manufacturers – major group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 32.26%, compared to the industry which has advanced 22.04% over the same period. With RSI of 40.47, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $38.45, 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.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) dropped $-0.02 to close the day at a new closing price of $4.7, a -0.42% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 43.51% above its 52 week low of $3.32. A total of 16.69M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 29.02M. The stock, which fluctuated between $4.67 and $4.74 during the day, currently situated -2.29% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.39% in the past one month and up by 11.61% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $5.01 and RSI of 54.65, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States. The company broadcasts music plus sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic, and weather programs, including various music genres ranging from rock, pop and hip-hop to country, dance, jazz, Latin, and classical; live play-by-play sports from principal leagues and colleges; multitude of talk and entertainment channels for various audiences; national, international, and financial news; and limited run channels. It also streams music and non-music channels over the Internet; and offer applications to allow consumers to access its Internet radio service on smartphones, tablets, computers, home devices, and other consumer electronic equipment. In addition, the company distributes satellite radios through the sale and lease of new vehicles; and acquires subscribers through the sale and lease of previously owned vehicles with factory-installed satellite radios. Its satellite radio systems include satellites, terrestrial repeaters, and other satellite facilities; studios; and radios. Further, the company provides satellite television services, which offer music channels on the DISH NETWORK satellite television service as a programming package; Travel Link, a suite of data services that include graphical weather, fuel prices, sports schedule and scores, and movie listings; real-time traffic services; and real-time weather services. Additionally, it offers location-based services through two-way wireless connectivity, including safety, security, convenience, maintenance and data services, remote vehicles diagnostics, and stolen or parked vehicle locator services. The company also sells satellite radios directly to consumers through its Website, as well as through national and regional retailers. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.

 

3 Notable Runners: General Motors Company (GM), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA)

General Motors Company (GM) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.38% or $0.5 to close the day at $36.83 on lower than average trading volume of 13.83M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.7M. The Detroit Michigan 48265 based company has been outperforming the auto manufacturers – major companies by 19.7172% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 5.71% YTD, versus the auto manufacturers – major industry which is up 3.12% for the same period. The RSI of 52.48 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.

Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) had a light trading with around 13.72M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 26.13M. The stock traded between $56.49 and $57.41 before closing at the price of $56.55 with -1.26% change on the day. The San Francisco California 94104 based company is currently trading 31.82% above its 52 week low of $43.55 and -1.87% below its 52 week high of $58.02. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 57.17 and $58.02 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Wells Fargo & Company provides retail, commercial, and corporate banking services to individuals, businesses, and institutions. Its Community Banking segment offers checking, savings, market rate, individual retirement, and health savings accounts, as well as time deposits and remittances; and lines of credit, auto floor plan lines, equity lines and loans, equipment and transportation loans, education and residential mortgage loans, and debit and credit cards. This segment also provides equipment leases, real estate and other commercial financing, small business administration financing, venture capital financing, cash management, payroll services, retirement plans, and merchant payment processing and private label financing solutions, as well as purchases retail installment contracts. Its Wholesale Banking segment offers commercial loans and lines of credit, letters of credit, asset-based lending, equipment leasing, international trade facilities, trade financing, collection, foreign exchange, treasury management, investment management, institutional fixed-income sales, interest rate, commodity and equity risk management, insurance, corporate trust fiduciary and agency, and investment banking services, as well as online/electronic products. This segment also provides construction, and land acquisition and development loans; secured and unsecured lines of credit; interim financing arrangements; rehabilitation loans; affordable housing loans and letters of credit; loans for securitization; commercial real estate loan servicing; and real estate and mortgage brokerage services. The company’s Wealth, Brokerage and Retirement segment offers financial advisory, wealth management, brokerage, retirement, trust, and reinsurance services. As of February 25, 2015, it operated through approximately 8,700 locations and 12,500 ATMs & offices in 36 countries. Wells Fargo & Company was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) traded within a range of $30.96 to $31.5 after opening the day at $31.19. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 10.77% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.08% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $31.06 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -2.17% below its 52 week high of $31.75 and 38.87% above its 12-month low of $22.66. The shares are up by over 12.09% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 63.66 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified media and entertainment company in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Asia, Latin America, and internationally. It operates through Cable Network Programming; Television; Filmed Entertainment; and Other, Corporate and Eliminations segments. The company produces and licenses news, sports, movie, and general and factual entertainment programming for distribution primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunications companies, and online video distributors. It also broadcasts network programming; and operates 28 broadcast television stations, including 11 duopolies in the United States. In addition, the company produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in various formats and entertainment media, as well as produces and licenses television programming worldwide. Further, it offers video advertising services, including consumer engagement and on-demand marketing campaigns; and operates two San Francisco-Bay area television stations. The company was formerly known as News Corporation. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: Abbott Laboratories (ABT), General Motors Company (GM), Morgan Stanley (MS)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.99% or $0.42 to close the day at $42.75 on light trading volume of 11.84M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.26M. The Abbott Park Illinois 60064 based company has been outperforming the medical appliances & equipment group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 15.29%, compared to the industry which has advanced 15.36% over the same period. With RSI of 81.5, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $46.85, making it 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 to 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. 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. In addition, it develops cardiovascular medical devices. It serves retailers, wholesalers, hospitals, health care facilities, laboratories, physicians’ offices, and government agencies. The company has strategic alliance with Fonterra. The company was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Abbott Park, Illinois.

General Motors Company (GM) fell -1.13% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.41 to finish the day at $35.73 with about 11.72M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.64M. The $54.46B market cap company, which fluctuated between $35.47 and $36.14 during the day, currently situated 40.43% above its 52 week low of $26.69 and -6.9% away from its one year high of $38.38. The RSI of 43.81 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.

Morgan Stanley (MS) saw its value decrease by -1.33% as the stock dropped $-0.57 to finish the day at a closing price of $42.13. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $21.16-$44.6 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $41.83 to $42.51 during the day, are up by 26.87% in the past three months and up by 49.81% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.91% below its 20 day moving average and -0.67% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $47.19 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 45.8. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial products and services to corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals worldwide. The company’s Institutional Securities segment offers capital raising and financial advisory services, including services related to the underwriting of debt, equity, and other securities, as well as advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, real estate, and project finance. This segment also provides sales and trading services, such as sales, financing, and market-making services in equity securities and fixed income products, including foreign exchange and commodities, as well as prime brokerage services; and corporate lending services, credit products, and investments and research services. Its Wealth Management segment offers various financial services and solutions covering brokerage and investment advisory services, market-making services in fixed income securities, financial and wealth planning services, annuity and insurance products, credit and other lending products, and banking and retirement plan services to individual investors, small-to-medium sized businesses, and institutions. The company’s Investment Management segment provides various investment strategies and products comprising asset management, including equity, fixed income, liquidity, alternatives, and managed futures products. This segment is also involved in merchant banking and real estate investing businesses. Morgan Stanley was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: General Motors Company (GM), eBay Inc. (EBAY), Equity Residential (EQR)

General Motors Company (GM) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.77% or $0.28 to close the day at $36.61 on light trading volume of 10.68M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.62M. The Detroit Michigan 48265 based company has been outperforming the auto manufacturers – major group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 27.54%, compared to the industry which has advanced 8.59% over the same period. With RSI of 50.7, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $38.45, 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.

eBay Inc. (EBAY) retreated with the stock falling -1.06% or $-0.34 to close at $31.83 on active trading volume of 9.47M compared its three months average trading volume of 10.47M. The San Jose California 95125 based company operating under the Specialty Retail, Other industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 32.96% up for the period and up by 7.21% so far this year. With price target of $34.15 and a 47.91% rebound from 52-week low, eBay Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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.

Equity Residential (EQR) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.12% or $0.07 to close the day at $60.77 on higher than average trading volume of 2.92M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.23M. The Chicago Illinois 60606 based company has been outperforming the reit – residential companies by 1.7515% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -5.58% YTD, versus the reit – residential industry which is down -1.92% for the same period. The RSI of 36.74 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Equity Residential, a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the acquisition, development, and management of multifamily properties in the United States. As of December 31, 2007, it owned and invested in 579 properties in 24 states and the District of Columbia consisting of 152,821 units. The company qualifies as a REIT for federal income tax purposes. As a REIT, it would not be subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its shareholders. Equity Residential was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: CVS Health Corporation (CVS), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI), General Motors Company (GM)

CVS Health Corporation (CVS) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.99% or $-1.58 to close the day at $77.75 on light trading volume of 10.89M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.71M. The Woonsocket Rhode Island 02895 based company has been underperforming the health care plans group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -15.2%, compared to the industry which has advanced 16.65% over the same period. With RSI of 40.1, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $87.95, 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.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) fell -0.18% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.04 to finish the day at $22.38 with about 10.61M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 13.62M. The $49.96B market cap company, which fluctuated between $22.2 and $22.47 during the day, currently situated 72.02% above its 52 week low of $13.26 and -3.62% away from its one year high of $23.36. The RSI of 58.02 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas facilities. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 for use in enhanced oil recovery projects; and owns interests in oil-producing fields, gas processing plants, and crude oil pipelines in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. The Terminals segment owns and operates liquids and bulk terminals that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, and condensate, as well as bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, cement, alumina, salt, and other bulk chemicals; and owns and operates tankers. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment owns and operates Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington; and jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver (Canada) International Airport. The Other segment includes various physical natural gas contracts with power plants. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns interests in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company was formerly known as Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC and changed its name to Kinder Morgan, Inc. in February 2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

General Motors Company (GM) saw its value decrease by -1.36% as the stock dropped $-0.51 to finish the day at a closing price of $37.01. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $26.69-$38.38 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $36.88 to $37.59 during the day, are up by 18.47% in the past three months and up by 22.17% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.78% above its 20 day moving average and 3.65% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $38.45 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 53.81. 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.

 

3 Notable Runners: AT&T Inc. (T), General Motors Company (GM), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

AT&T Inc. (T) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.07% or $0.03 to close the day at $41.39 on lower than average trading volume of 21.26M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 23.36M. The Dallas Texas 75202 based company has been outperforming the telecom services – domestic companies by 13.5221% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -1.55% YTD, versus the telecom services – domestic industry which is down -2.45% for the same period. The RSI of 54.49 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold 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.

General Motors Company (GM) had a active trading with around 20.74M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 15.09M. The stock traded between $37.6 and $38.38 before closing at the price of $38.28 with 3.46% change on the day. The Detroit Michigan 48265 based company is currently trading 50.45% above its 52 week low of $26.69 and 0.31% above its 52 week high of $38.38. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 65.03 and $38.14 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) traded within a range of $22.22 to $22.7 after opening the day at $22.62. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 9.13% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.09% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $22.6 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -2.67% below its 52 week high of $23.36 and 73.71% above its 12-month low of $13.26. The shares are up by over 5.16% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 62.23 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas facilities. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 for use in enhanced oil recovery projects; and owns interests in oil-producing fields, gas processing plants, and crude oil pipelines in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. The Terminals segment owns and operates liquids and bulk terminals that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, and condensate, as well as bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, cement, alumina, salt, and other bulk chemicals; and owns and operates tankers. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment owns and operates Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington; and jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver (Canada) International Airport. The Other segment includes various physical natural gas contracts with power plants. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns interests in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company was formerly known as Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC and changed its name to Kinder Morgan, Inc. in February 2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: General Motors Company (GM), Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST), InterCloud Systems, Inc. (ICLD)

General Motors Company (GM) climbed 0.95% during last trading as the stock added $0.35 to finish the day at $37 with about 11.6M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 15.19M. The $56.84B market cap company, which fluctuated between $36.68 and $37.24 during the day, currently situated 45.42% above its 52 week low of $26.69 and -3.04% away from its one year high of $38.16. The RSI of 56.54 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.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) gained $0.03 to close the day at a new closing price of $18.27, a 0.16% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 48.27% above its 52 week low of $12.98. A total of 11.47M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 10.71M. The stock, which fluctuated between $18.14 and $18.39 during the day, currently situated -6.21% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -3.42% in the past one month and up by 19.68% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $18.12 and RSI of 51.7, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm primarily engages in the ownership and operation of hotel properties. It invests in the real estate markets of United States. It also invests in Canada, Mexico, Chile, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and Poland. The firm primarily invests in luxury and upper upscale hotels. It was formerly known as Host Marriott Corporation. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

InterCloud Systems, Inc. (ICLD) had a light trading with around 11.44M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.98M. The stock traded between $0.019 and $0.021 before closing at the price of $0.02 with -0.5% change on the day. The Shrewsbury New Jersey 07702 based company is currently trading 24.37% above its 52 week low of $0.016 and -80.78% below its 52 week high of $1.15. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 35.2 and $0 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

InterCloud Systems, Inc. provides end-to-end IT and network solutions to the telecommunications service provider and corporate enterprise markets through cloud platforms and professional services in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Applications and Infrastructure, Professional Services, Managed Services, and Cloud Services. The company offers various services, including platform as a service, infrastructure as a service, database as a service, and software as a service; and network management, 24x7x365 monitoring, security monitoring, and storage and backup services. It also provides software-defined networking (SDN) training, SDN software development and integration, virtualized network functions validation in a multi-vendor environment, unified communications, interactive voice response, and session initiation protocol based call centers, as well as structured cabling and other field installations. In addition, the company designs, engineers, installs, and maintains various types of Wi-Fi and wide-area, distributed antenna system, and small cell distribution networks for incumbent local exchange carriers, telecommunications original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), cable broadband multiple system operators, and enterprise customers, as well as designs, installs, and maintains hardware solutions for the OEMs that support voice, data, and optical networks. Further, it provides consulting and professional staffing solutions to the service-provider and enterprise market in support of IT and next-generation networks comprising project management, network implementation, network installation, network upgrades, rebuilds, maintenance, and consulting services. Additionally, the company’s engineering, design, installation, and maintenance services support the build-out and operation of enterprise, fiber optic, Ethernet, and wireless networks. InterCloud Systems, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Shrewsbury, New Jersey.