The Gap, Inc. (GPS) retreated with the stock falling -3% or $-0.73 to close at $23.63 on light trading volume of 5.82M compared its three months average trading volume of 6.56M. The San Francisco California 94105 based company operating under the Apparel Stores industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 3.57% up for the period and up by 5.3% so far this year. With price target of $25.52 and a 43.44% rebound from 52-week low, The Gap, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.
The Gap, Inc. operates as an apparel retail company worldwide. It offers apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, and Intermix brands. The company provides apparel, eyewear, jewelry, shoes, handbags, and fragrances; and performance and lifestyle apparel for use in yoga, strength training, and running, as well as seasonal sports, including skiing and tennis. The Gap, Inc. offers its products through company-operated stores, franchise stores, Websites, e-commerce and social media sites, and catalogs. The company has franchise agreements with unaffiliated franchisees to operate Gap, Banana Republic, and Old Navy stores in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa. As of November 17, 2016, it operated 3,300 company-operated stores and 450 franchise stores. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAV) had a active trading with around 5.79M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.51M. The stock traded between $10.29 and $10.64 before closing at the price of $10.58 with 3.52% change on the day. The Milpitas California 95035 based company is currently trading 83.04% above its 52 week low of $5.78 and 1.34% above its 52 week high of $10.64. Both the RSI indicator and target price of and $9.46 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.
Viavi Solutions Inc. provides network test, monitoring, and assurance solutions to communications service providers, and enterprises and their ecosystems worldwide. The company operates through Network Enablement, Service Enablement, and Optical Security and Performance Products segments. The Network Enablement segment offers testing solutions that access the network to perform build-out and maintenance tasks. This segment provides solutions that include instruments, software and services to design, build, activate, certify, troubleshoot, and optimize networks. It also offers support and professional services, such as repair, calibration, software support, and technical assistance for the products; and system integration projects comprising project management, installation, and implementation, as well as product and technology training, and consulting services. The Service Enablement segment provides embedded systems and enterprise performance management solutions for communication service providers and enterprises with visibility into network, service, and application. This segment’s solutions include instruments, microprobes, and software, which monitor, collect, and analyze network data to reveal the actual customer experience and to identify opportunities for new revenue streams and network optimization. The Optical Security and Performance Products segment provides optical security solutions with a strategic focus on serving the anti-counterfeiting market through advanced security pigments, thread substrates, and printed features for the currency, pharmaceutical, and consumer electronic sectors. This segment also offers thin-film coating solutions for 3D sensing applications. The company was formerly known as JDS Uniphase Corporation and changed its name to Viavi Solutions Inc. in August 2015. Viavi Solutions Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.
Mattel, Inc. (MAT) saw its value increase by 0.7% as the stock gained $0.18 to finish the day at a closing price of $25.91. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $25.17-$34.76 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $25.55 to $26.05 during the day, are down by -14.55% in the past three months and down by -22.12% over the past six months. It is currently trading -6.7% below its 20 day moving average and -9.62% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $31.27 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 35.74.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.
Mattel, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a range of toy products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: North America, International, and American Girl. It offers dolls and accessories, vehicles and play sets, and games and puzzles under the Mattel Girls & Boys brands, including Barbie, Monster High, Disney Classics, Ever After High, Little Mommy, Polly Pocket, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, CARS, Disney Planes, BOOMco, Radica, Toy Story, Max Steel, WWE Wrestling, and DC Comics. The company also provides its products under the Fisher-Price brands, such as Fisher-Price, Little People, BabyGear, Laugh & Learn, Imaginext, Thomas & Friends, Dora the Explorer, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney Jake, the Never Land Pirates, and Power Wheels. In addition, it offers its products under the American Girl brands comprising Truly Me, BeForever, and Bitty Baby; and construction, and arts and crafts brands, such as MEGA BLOKS, RoseArt, and Board Dudes, as well as publishes the American Girl magazine. Mattel, Inc. sells its products directly to consumers via its catalog, Website, and proprietary retail stores, as well as directly to retailers, including discount and free-standing toy stores, chain stores, department stores, and other retail outlets; to wholesalers; and through agents and distributors. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in El Segundo, California.