Stocks Intraday Alert: Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD), The Home Depot (HD), Masco (MAS)

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.05% or $0.07 to close the day at $129.47 on higher than average trading volume of 5.4M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.36M. The Atlanta Georgia 30339 based company has been underperforming the home improvement stores companies by -2.9904% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -0.02% YTD, versus the home improvement stores industry which is down -1.41% for the same period. The RSI of 57.72 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me (DIFM), and professional customers. The company offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its DIFM customers through third-party installers. It primarily serves home owners; and renovators/remodelers, general contractors, repairmen, installers, small business owners, and tradesmen. The company also sells its products through online. As of December 31, 2015, it had 2,274 stores, including 1,977 in the United States, 182 in Canada, and 115 in Mexico. The Home Depot, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Masco Corporation (MAS) had a active trading with around 5.4M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.15M. The stock traded between $30.26 and $31.67 before closing at the price of $30.33 with -4.17% change on the day. The Taylor Michigan 48180 based company is currently trading 32.51% above its 52 week low of $23.1 and -18.62% below its 52 week high of $37.38. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 37.03 and $37.43 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Masco Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes home improvement and building products in North America and internationally. The company’s Cabinets and Related Products segment offers assembled cabinetry for kitchen, bath, storage, home office, and home entertainment applications; and integrated bathroom vanity and countertop products. Its Plumbing Products segment provides faucets, showerheads, handheld showers, valves, bathing units, shower enclosures, toilets, acrylic tub and shower systems, shower trays, spas and exercise pools, brass and copper plumbing system components, and other plumbing specialties. The company’s Decorative Architectural Products segment offers architectural coatings, including paints, primers, specialty paint and waterproofing products, and stains; cabinet, door, window, and hardware products; and bath hardware and shower accessories. Its Other Specialty Products segment provides vinyl, fiberglass, and aluminum windows and patio doors; and manual and electric heavy duty staple guns, hammer tackers, glue guns, and rivet tools. Masco Corporation sells its products under the KRAFTMAID, MERILLAT, QUALITY CABINETS, MOORES, CARDELL, DELTA, PEERLESS, HANSGROHE, AXOR, BRIZO, GINGER, NEWPORT BRASS, BRASSTECH, PLUMB SHOP, BRISTAN, HERITAGE, MIROLIN, HOT SPRING, CALDERA, FREEFLOW SPAS, FANTASY SPAS, ENDLESS POOLS, BRASSCRAFT, COBRA, MASTER PLUMBER, BEHR, BEHR PRO, KILZ, LIBERTY, BRAINERD, FRANKLIN BRASS, ESSENCE SERIES, MILGARD, DURAFLEX, GRIFFIN, PREMIER, EVOLUTION, ARROW, POWERSHOT, and EASYSHOT brands. The company offers its products through home center retailers, mass merchandisers, hardware stores, homebuilders, distributors, and other outlets to consumers and contractors, as well as directly to consumers for home improvement and construction. Masco Corporation was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Taylor, Michigan.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) traded within a range of $25.46 to $26.36 after opening the day at $26.32. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -0.47% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.81% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $25.46 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -15.42% below its 52 week high of $30.11 and 34% above its 12-month low of $19. The shares are down by over -4% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 47.77 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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 Buzz: Apache Corporation (APA), The Home Depot, Inc. (HD), The Gap, Inc. (GPS)

Apache Corporation (APA) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 8.58% or $5.21 to close the day at $65.95 on active trading volume of 6.94M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.43M. The Houston Texas 77056 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 36.94%, compared to the industry which has advanced 13.62% over the same period. With RSI of 62.44, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $62.88, making it a hold for now.

Apache Corporation, an independent energy company, explores, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. It operates onshore and offshore assets primarily in the Permian Basin, the Anadarko basin in western Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle, and Gulf Coast areas of the United States, as well as in Western Canada and Gulf of Mexico. The company also operates assets in Egypt and the United Kingdom in the North Sea. As of December 31, 2015, it had total estimated proved reserves of 794 million barrels of crude oil, 198 million barrels of natural gas liquids, and 3.4 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Apache Corporation was founded in 1954 and is based in Houston, Texas.

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) retreated with the stock falling -0.17% or $-0.22 to close at $129.4 on active trading volume of 6.93M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.31M. The Atlanta Georgia 30339 based company operating under the Home Improvement Stores industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -1.69% down for the period and down by -0.07% so far this year. With price target of $146.73 and a 20.56% rebound from 52-week low, The Home Depot, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me (DIFM), and professional customers. The company offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its DIFM customers through third-party installers. It primarily serves home owners; and renovators/remodelers, general contractors, repairmen, installers, small business owners, and tradesmen. The company also sells its products through online. As of December 31, 2015, it had 2,274 stores, including 1,977 in the United States, 182 in Canada, and 115 in Mexico. The Home Depot, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Gap, Inc. (GPS) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.07% or $-0.27 to close the day at $24.97 on higher than average trading volume of 6.91M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.21M. The San Francisco California 94105 based company has been outperforming the apparel stores companies by 1.4249% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 5.06% YTD, versus the apparel stores industry which is down -2.34% for the same period. The RSI of 43.36 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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.

 

Stocks Alert: The Home Depot, Inc. (HD), Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH), Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY)

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) retreated with the stock falling -0.78% or $-1.02 to close at $129.62 on light trading volume of 4.12M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.29M. The Atlanta Georgia 30339 based company operating under the Home Improvement Stores industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -1.21% down for the period and down by -0.43% so far this year. With price target of $146.73 and a 20.12% rebound from 52-week low, The Home Depot, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me (DIFM), and professional customers. The company offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its DIFM customers through third-party installers. It primarily serves home owners; and renovators/remodelers, general contractors, repairmen, installers, small business owners, and tradesmen. The company also sells its products through online. As of December 31, 2015, it had 2,274 stores, including 1,977 in the United States, 182 in Canada, and 115 in Mexico. The Home Depot, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) dropped $-0.58 to close the day at a new closing price of $70.99, a -0.81% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 13.22% above its 52 week low of $62.7. A total of 4.1M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.92M. The stock, which fluctuated between $70.44 and $71.78 during the day, currently situated -20.56% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 5.17% in the past one month and down by -10.44% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $80.47 and RSI of 48.26, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Cardinal Health, Inc. operates as a healthcare services and products company worldwide. The company’s Pharmaceutical segment distributes branded and generic pharmaceutical, over-the-counter healthcare, specialty pharmaceutical, and consumer products to retailers, hospitals, and other healthcare providers. It offers distribution, inventory management, data reporting, new product launch support, and contract pricing and chargeback administration services to pharmaceutical manufacturers; pharmacy and medication therapy management, and patient outcomes services to hospitals, other healthcare providers, and payers; consulting, patient support, and other services to pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare providers. This segment also operates nuclear pharmacies and cyclotron facilities that manufacture, prepare, and deliver radiopharmaceuticals, as well as operates direct-to-patient specialty pharmacies; offers logistics, marketing, and other services; and repackages generic pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter healthcare products. The company’s Medical segment distributes a range of medical, surgical, and laboratory products and services to hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories, and other healthcare providers, as well as to patients in the home. This segment also develops, manufactures, and sources medical and surgical products comprising surgical drapes, and gowns and apparel; exam and surgical gloves; fluid suction and collection systems; cardiovascular and endovascular products; and wound care and orthopedic products, as well as assembles and offers sterile and non-sterile procedure kits. In addition, it offers supply chain services, including spend, distribution, and inventory management services to healthcare providers; and post-acute care management, and transition services and software to hospitals, other healthcare providers, and payers. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ohio.

Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY) shares were down in last trading by -1.13% to $19.27. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.03% over the past week and grew 4.9% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.33% above its 50 day moving average and 6.24% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -5.26% decrease in value from its one year high of $20.34. The RSI indicator value of 54.04, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Ally Financial Inc., a diversified financial services company, provides a range of financial products and services primarily to automotive dealers and their retail customers in the United States. It offers dealer financial services, including a range of financial services and insurance products to automotive dealers and retail customers. The company also provides automotive finance services for dealers, such as new and used vehicle inventory financing; inventory insurance; term loans, including real estate and working capital loans; and vehicle remarketing services, as well as vehicle service contracts (VCSs) and guaranteed automobile protection (GAP) products. In addition, it offers retail automotive financing for new and used vehicles, and leasing for new vehicles; consumer finance protection and insurance products, such as VSCs, maintenance coverage, and GAP products; commercial insurance products; and senior secured commercial-lending products. Further, the company, through its subsidiary, Ally Bank provides savings and money market accounts, certificates of deposit, interest-bearing checking accounts, trust accounts, and individual retirement accounts; and online and mobile banking, electronic bill pay, remote deposit, and electronic funds transfer. It also engages in the management of held-for-investment mortgage loan portfolio that includes the execution of bulk purchases of jumbo and low-to-moderate income mortgage loans originated by third parties. The company was formerly known as GMAC Inc. and changed its name to Ally Financial Inc. in May 2010. Ally Financial Inc. was founded in 1919 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI), The Home Depot, Inc. (HD), The Boeing Company (BA)

Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI) had a active trading with around 4.76M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.07M. The stock traded between $23.75 and $24.41 before closing at the price of $23.79 with -2.5% change on the day. The Winston-Salem North Carolina 27105 based company is currently trading 4.08% above its 52 week low of $23.25 and -23.44% below its 52 week high of $31.59. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 40.72 and $32.85 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Hanesbrands Inc., a consumer goods company, designs, manufactures, sources, and sells various basic apparels for men, women, and children in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Innerwear, Activewear, Direct to Consumer, and International. It sells bras, panties, shapewears, hosiery, men’s underwear, children’s underwear, and socks; and other activewear, such as T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, performance T-shirts and shorts, sports bras, and thermals, as well as licensed logo apparel in collegiate bookstores and other channels. The company licenses its Champion name for footwear and sports accessories. It provides its products primarily under the Maidenform, Bali, Playtex, Hanes, JMS/Just My Size, Lilyette, Wonderbra, Donna Karan, DKNY, Champion, Polo Ralph Lauren, L’eggs, Hanes Beefy-T, Gear for Sports, Duofold, DIM, Nur Die/Nur Der, Lovable, Shock Absorber, Abanderado, Zorba, Rinbros, Kendall, Sol y Oro, Fila, Bellinda, Edoo, and Track N Field brand names. The company markets its products through retailers, wholesalers, and third party embellishers, as well as directly to consumers. As of January 2, 2016, it operated 252 outlet stores in the United States; and Websites under the Hanes, One Hanes Place, JMS/Just My Size, Champion, and Maidenform names. The company also sells its products in Europe, Asia, Latin America, Canada, Australia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. Hanesbrands Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.71% or $-0.93 to close the day at $130.64 on light trading volume of 4.74M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.28M. The Atlanta Georgia 30339 based company has been underperforming the home improvement stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -1.07%, compared to the industry which has dropped -2.5% over the same period. With RSI of 59.83, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $146.73, making it a hold for now.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me (DIFM), and professional customers. The company offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its DIFM customers through third-party installers. It primarily serves home owners; and renovators/remodelers, general contractors, repairmen, installers, small business owners, and tradesmen. The company also sells its products through online. As of December 31, 2015, it had 2,274 stores, including 1,977 in the United States, 182 in Canada, and 115 in Mexico. The Home Depot, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Boeing Company (BA) shares were down in last trading by -0.18% to $149.77. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.34% over the past week and grew 5.31% in the past month. It is currently trading 8.82% above its 50 day moving average and 15.43% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.69% decrease in value from its one year high of $150.81. The RSI indicator value of 69.28, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sells, services, and supports commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight, and launch systems and services worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Commercial Airplanes, Boeing Military Aircraft, Network & Space Systems, Global Services & Support, and Boeing Capital. The Commercial Airplanes segment develops, produces, and markets commercial jet aircraft for various passenger and cargo requirements, as well as provides related support services to the commercial airline industry. This segment also offers aviation services support, aircraft modifications, spare parts, training, maintenance documents, and technical advice to commercial and government customers. The Boeing Military Aircraft segment is involved in the research, development, production, and modification of manned and unmanned military aircraft and weapons systems for the global strike, vertical lift, and autonomous systems, as well as mobility, surveillance, and engagement. The Network & Space Systems segment engages in the research, development, production, and modification of electronics and information solutions; strategic missile and defense systems; space and intelligence systems; and space exploration products. The Global Services and Support segment offers integrated logistics, including supply chain management and engineering support; maintenance, modification, and upgrades for aircraft; and training systems and government services, such as pilot and maintenance training. The Boeing Capital segment facilitates, arranges, structures, and provides financing solutions, such as equipment under operating leases, finance leases, notes and other receivables, assets held for sale or re-lease, and investments. The Boeing Company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

 

Stocks in Review: The Home Depot, Inc. (HD), Target Corporation (TGT), ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARIA)

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) traded within a range of $131.07 to $132.13 after opening the day at $131.86. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 1.07% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.27% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $131.57 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -4.86% below its 52 week high of $139 and 21.93% above its 12-month low of $109.62. The shares are down by over -1.57% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 63.04 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me (DIFM), and professional customers. The company offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its DIFM customers through third-party installers. It primarily serves home owners; and renovators/remodelers, general contractors, repairmen, installers, small business owners, and tradesmen. The company also sells its products through online. As of December 31, 2015, it had 2,274 stores, including 1,977 in the United States, 182 in Canada, and 115 in Mexico. The Home Depot, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Target Corporation (TGT) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.17% or $0.13 to close the day at $78.61 on light trading volume of 2.54M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.35M. The Minneapolis Minnesota 55403 based company has been outperforming the discount, variety stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 10.97%, compared to the industry which has advanced 15.2% over the same period. With RSI of 81.17, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $77.17, making it a hold for now.

Target Corporation operates as a general merchandise retailer. It offers household essentials, including pharmacy, beauty, personal care, baby care, cleaning, and paper products; music, movies, books, computer software, sporting goods, and toys, as well as electronics, such as video game hardware and software; and apparel for women, men, boys, girls, toddlers, infants, and newborns, as well as intimate apparel, jewelry, accessories, and shoes. The company also provides food and pet supplies comprising dry grocery, dairy, frozen food, beverages, candy, snacks, deli, bakery, meat, produce, and pet supplies; and home furnishings and décor, including furniture, lighting, kitchenware, small appliances, home décor, bed and bath, home improvement, and automotive products, as well as seasonal merchandise, such as patio furniture and holiday décor. In addition, it offers in-store amenities, including Target Café, Target Photo, Target Optical, Portrait Studio, Starbucks, and other food service offerings. Target Corporation sells products through its stores; and digital channels, including Target.com. As of January 30, 2016, the company operated 1,792 stores in the United States. Target Corporation was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARIA) gained $0.38 to close the day at a new closing price of $14.17, a 2.76% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 224.26% above its 52 week low of $4.37. A total of 2.54M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.49M. The stock, which fluctuated between $13.61 and $14.19 during the day, currently situated -1.19% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 52.2% in the past one month and up by 38.24% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $13.05 and RSI of 65.63, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an oncology company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of drugs for cancer patients in the United States and internationally. It offers Iclusig (ponatinib), a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) for the treatment of adult patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), and Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia in the United States, the European Union, Australia, Switzerland, Israel, and Canada. The company also develops Brigatinib, an investigational inhibitor of anaplastic lymphoma kinase for the treatment of various patients with a form of non-small cell lung cancer; and AP32788, for treating non-small cell lung cancer and various other solid tumors. It markets and sells Iclusig through specialty pharmacy in the United States. The company has license agreements with Medinol Ltd. to develop and commercialize stents and other medical devices to deliver ridaforolimus. ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

 

Stocks on the Move: The Home Depot, Inc. (HD), Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM), Weyerhaeuser Co. (WY)

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.18% or $0.23 to close the day at $131.21 on light trading volume of 3.61M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.26M. The Atlanta Georgia 30339 based company has been outperforming the home improvement stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 0.21%, compared to the industry which has dropped -1.38% over the same period. With RSI of 62.85, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $147.65, making it a hold for now.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me (DIFM), and professional customers. The company offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its DIFM customers through third-party installers. It primarily serves home owners; and renovators/remodelers, general contractors, repairmen, installers, small business owners, and tradesmen. The company also sells its products through online. As of December 31, 2015, it had 2,274 stores, including 1,977 in the United States, 182 in Canada, and 115 in Mexico. The Home Depot, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) climbed 0.23% during last trading as the stock added $0.07 to finish the day at $31.13 with about 3.6M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.47M. The $9.92B market cap company currently situated 13.04% above its 52 week low of $27.67 and -11.71% away from its one year high of $35.58. The RSI of 64.56 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Whole Foods Market, Inc. operates natural and organic foods supermarkets. Its stores offers produce, packaged goods, bulk, frozen, dairy, meat, bakery, prepared foods, coffee, tea, beer, wine, cheese, nutritional supplements, vitamins, body care, pet foods, and household goods. As of November 2, 2016, the company operated 464 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Whole Foods Market, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Weyerhaeuser Co. (WY) saw its value decrease by -1% as the stock dropped $-0.32 to finish the day at a closing price of $31.81. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $22.06-$33.17 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $31.43 to $31.99 during the day, are up by 2.86% in the past three months and up by 4.86% over the past six months. It is currently trading 6.49% above its 20 day moving average and 4.38% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $35.21 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 62.38. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Weyerhaeuser Co. is a real estate investment trust. It primarily invests in United States. The firm operates under four business segments, timberlands, wood products, cellulose fibers and real estate. It owns timberlands primarily in the U.S and has long-term licenses in Canada. The firm manufactures wood and specialty cellulose fibers products, and develops real estate, primarily as a builder of single-family homes. Weyerhaeuser Co was founded in 1900 and is based in Federal Way, Washington.

 

Stocks on the Move: The Home Depot, Inc. (HD), Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM), Weyerhaeuser Co. (WY)

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.18% or $0.23 to close the day at $131.21 on light trading volume of 3.61M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.26M. The Atlanta Georgia 30339 based company has been outperforming the home improvement stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 0.21%, compared to the industry which has dropped -1.38% over the same period. With RSI of 62.85, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $147.65, making it a hold for now.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me (DIFM), and professional customers. The company offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its DIFM customers through third-party installers. It primarily serves home owners; and renovators/remodelers, general contractors, repairmen, installers, small business owners, and tradesmen. The company also sells its products through online. As of December 31, 2015, it had 2,274 stores, including 1,977 in the United States, 182 in Canada, and 115 in Mexico. The Home Depot, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) climbed 0.23% during last trading as the stock added $0.07 to finish the day at $31.13 with about 3.6M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.47M. The $9.92B market cap company, which fluctuated between $30.98 and $31.4 during the day, currently situated 13.04% above its 52 week low of $27.67 and -11.71% away from its one year high of $35.58. The RSI of 64.56 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Whole Foods Market, Inc. operates natural and organic foods supermarkets. Its stores offers produce, packaged goods, bulk, frozen, dairy, meat, bakery, prepared foods, coffee, tea, beer, wine, cheese, nutritional supplements, vitamins, body care, pet foods, and household goods. As of November 2, 2016, the company operated 464 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Whole Foods Market, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Weyerhaeuser Co. (WY) saw its value decrease by -1% as the stock dropped $-0.32 to finish the day at a closing price of $31.81. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $22.06-$33.17 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $31.43 to $31.99 during the day, are up by 2.86% in the past three months and up by 4.86% over the past six months. It is currently trading 6.49% above its 20 day moving average and 4.38% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $35.21 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 62.38. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Weyerhaeuser Co. is a real estate investment trust. It primarily invests in United States. The firm operates under four business segments, timberlands, wood products, cellulose fibers and real estate. It owns timberlands primarily in the U.S and has long-term licenses in Canada. The firm manufactures wood and specialty cellulose fibers products, and develops real estate, primarily as a builder of single-family homes. Weyerhaeuser Co was founded in 1900 and is based in Federal Way, Washington.

 

3 Notable Runners: Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA), GoPro, Inc. (GPRO), The Home Depot, Inc. (HD)

Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 3.6% or $6.65 to close the day at $191.17 on higher than average trading volume of 5.6M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.97M. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company has been underperforming the auto manufacturers – major companies by -14.08% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -20.35% YTD, versus the auto manufacturers – major industry which is down -4.58% for the same period. The RSI of 48.46 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Tesla Motors, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. It primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles. The company also offers electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers. Tesla Motors, Inc. sells its products through a network of Tesla stores and galleries, as well as through Internet. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

GoPro, Inc. (GPRO) had a light trading with around 5.54M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.8M. The stock traded  at the price of $9.79 with -1.21% change on the day. The San Mateo California 94402 based company is currently trading 13.57% above its 52 week low of $8.62 and -53.25% below its 52 week high of $20.94. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 20.66 and $10.19 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

GoPro, Inc. develops and sells mountable and wearable cameras, and accessories in the United States and internationally. The company offers HERO line of capture devices, such as cameras; and mounts comprising equipment-based mounts consisting of helmet, handlebar, roll bar, and grip and tripod mounts that enable consumers to capture content while engaged in a range of activities, as well as mounts that enable customers to wear the mount on their bodies, such as wrist housings, chest harnesses, and head straps. It also provides LCD Touch BacPac, Battery BacPac, Smart Remote, and Floaty Backdoor accessories, as well as spare batteries, charging accessories, cables to connect its GoPro cameras to television monitors, video transmitters and external microphones, flotation devices, dive filters, and anti-fogging solutions. In addition, the company offers GoPro Studio, a video editing tool that allows users to create professional quality videos from their content; and GoPro App that allows users to control GoPro cameras remotely using a smartphone or tablet. GoPro, Inc. markets and sells its products through retailers and distributors, as well as through its Website. The company was formerly known as Woodman Labs, Inc. and changed its name to GoPro, Inc. in February 2014. GoPro, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) traded within a range of $128.38 to $131.3 after opening the day at $128.38. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 0.61% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.15% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $130.98 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -5.29% below its 52 week high of $139 and 21.38% above its 12-month low of $109.62. The shares are down by over -2.52% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 62.82 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me (DIFM), and professional customers. The company offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its DIFM customers through third-party installers. It primarily serves home owners; and renovators/remodelers, general contractors, repairmen, installers, small business owners, and tradesmen. The company also sells its products through online. As of December 31, 2015, it had 2,274 stores, including 1,977 in the United States, 182 in Canada, and 115 in Mexico. The Home Depot, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: ConocoPhillips (COP), The Home Depot, Inc. (HD), The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN)

ConocoPhillips (COP) retreated with the stock falling -1.74% or $-0.77 to close at $43.61 on light trading volume of 6.75M compared its three months average trading volume of 8.13M. The Houston Texas 77079 based company operating under the Independent Oil & Gas industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -17.91% down for the period and down by -4.21% so far this year. With price target of $52.59 and a 42.92% rebound from 52-week low, ConocoPhillips has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports, and markets crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and natural gas liquids worldwide. Its portfolio includes resource-rich North American tight oil and oil sands assets; lower-risk legacy assets in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia; various international developments; and an inventory of conventional and unconventional exploration prospects. The company was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) gained $3.6 to close the day at a new closing price of $128.93, a 2.87% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 19.48% above its 52 week low of $109.62. A total of 6.75M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 5.19M. The stock, which fluctuated between $125.7 and $129.14 during the day, currently situated -6.77% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.41% in the past one month and down by -4.33% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $147.49 and RSI of 58.28, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me (DIFM), and professional customers. The company offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its DIFM customers through third-party installers. It primarily serves home owners; and renovators/remodelers, general contractors, repairmen, installers, small business owners, and tradesmen. The company also sells its products through online. As of December 31, 2015, it had 2,274 stores, including 1,977 in the United States, 182 in Canada, and 115 in Mexico. The Home Depot, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN) shares were up in last trading by 8.1% to $38.72. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 8.55% over the past week and grew 7.2% in the past month. It is currently trading 8.67% above its 50 day moving average and -8.25% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -32.06% decrease in value from its one year high of $56.99. The RSI indicator value of 65.39, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells organic and natural products in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Europe. Its grocery products include infant formula; infant, toddler, and kids foods; diapers and wipes; rice and grain-based products; flour and baking mixes; breads, hot and cold cereals, pasta, condiments, cooking and culinary oils, granolas, granola bars, and cereal bars; canned, chilled fresh, aseptic, and instant soups; Greek-style yogurt; chilies and packaged grains; and chocolates and nut butters, as well as plant-based beverages and frozen desserts, such as soy, rice, almond, and coconut. The company’s grocery products also comprise juices, hot-eating, chilled and frozen desserts, cookies, crackers, gluten-free frozen entrees and bars, frozen pastas and ethnic meals, frozen fruits and vegetables, cut fresh fruits, refrigerated and frozen soy protein meat-alternative products, tofu, seitan and tempeh products, jams, fruit spreads and jelly, honey, marmalade, and other food products. In addition, it provides snack products, such as potato, root vegetable, and other vegetable chips, as well as straws, tortilla chips, whole grain chips, pita chips, puffs, and popcorn; specialty teas, including herbal, green, black, wellness, rooibos, and chai tea lattes; ready-to-drink beverages comprising organic kombucha and chai tea lattes; personal care products consisting of skin, hair and oral care, deodorants, baby care items, acne treatment, body washes, and sunscreens; and poultry and protein products, such as turkey and chicken products. The company sells its products through specialty and natural food distributors, supermarkets, natural food stores, mass-market and e-commerce retailers, food service channels and club, and drug and convenience stores in approximately 70 countries worldwide. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Lake Success, New York.

 

Investor’s Watch List: The Home Depot, Inc. (HD), Synthetic Biologics Inc. (SYN), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) had a light trading with around 13.42M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.05M. The stock traded between $122.92 and $127.67 before closing at the price of $124.4 with -2.56% change on the day. The Atlanta Georgia 30339 based company is currently trading 15.29% above its 52 week low of $109.62 and -10.04% below its 52 week high of $139. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 48.32 and $147.49 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me (DIFM), and professional customers. The company offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its DIFM customers through third-party installers. It primarily serves home owners; and renovators/remodelers, general contractors, repairmen, installers, small business owners, and tradesmen. The company also sells its products through online. As of December 31, 2015, it had 2,274 stores, including 1,977 in the United States, 182 in Canada, and 115 in Mexico. The Home Depot, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Synthetic Biologics Inc. (SYN) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -37.76% or $-0.54 to close the day at $0.89 on light trading volume of 13.24M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 350.85K. The Rockville Maryland 20850 based company has been underperforming the biotechnology group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -57.62%, compared to the industry which has dropped -1.56% over the same period. With RSI of 29.06, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $6.69, making it a hold for now.

Synthetics Biologics, Inc., a clinical stage company, engages in developing therapeutics to protect the gut microbiome while targeting pathogen-specific diseases in the United States. Its lead product candidates, which are in Phase II clinical trials include SYN-010, a formulation of lovastatin lactone to treat an underlying cause of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation; and SYN-004, an oral prophylactic therapy for the prevention of C. difficile infections (CDI) and antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD). The company is also developing SYN-007 and SYN-006 for the prevention of CDI and AAD; SYN-005, a monoclonal antibody therapy for the prevention and treatment of pertussis; SYN-200 for the treatment of phenylketonuria; and SYN-020, a oral dosage form of intestinal alkaline phosphatase to preserve gut microbiome and barrier, as well as to treat inflammation. It has collaboration agreements with Intrexon Corporation, The University of Texas at Austin, and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The company was formerly known as Adeona Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and changed its name to Synthetics Biologics, Inc. in February 2012. Synthetics Biologics, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) shares were up in last trading by 2.01% to $38.53. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -6.05% over the past week and fell -11.49% in the past month. It is currently trading -11.06% below its 50 day moving average and 0.81% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -15.41% decrease in value from its one year high of $45.55. The RSI indicator value of 30.29, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. develops and publishes online, personal computer (PC), video game console, handheld, mobile, and tablet games. The company operates through two segments, Activision Publishing, Inc. and Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. The company develops, publishes, and sells interactive software products and content through retail channels or digital downloads; and downloadable content to a range of gamers. It also publishes subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing games; and strategy and role-playing games. In addition, the company maintains a proprietary online gaming service, Battle.net that facilitates the creation of user generated content, digital distribution, and online social connectivity in its games. Further, it engages in creating original film and television content; and provides warehousing, logistical, and sales distribution services to third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software, as well as manufacturers of interactive entertainment hardware products. The company serves retailers and distributors, including mass-market retailers, consumer electronics stores, discount warehouses, game specialty stores, and consumers through third-party distribution, licensing arrangements, and direct digital purchases in the United States, Canada, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, the Netherlands, Australia, South Korea, China, and internationally. Activision Blizzard, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.