Momentum Stocks: L Brands, Inc. (LB), Hologic, Inc. (HOLX), Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED)

L Brands, Inc. (LB) retreated with the stock falling -1.27% or $-0.74 to close at $57.48 on active trading volume of 2.97M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.5M. The Columbus Ohio 43230 based company operating under the Apparel Stores industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -28.81% down for the period and down by -11.79% so far this year. With price target of $68 and a 1.04% rebound from 52-week low, L Brands, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

L Brands, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of women’s intimate and other apparel, beauty and personal care products, and accessories. The company operates in three segments: Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, and Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works International. Its products include loungewear, bras, panties, swimwear, athletic attire, fragrances, shower gels and lotions, aromatherapy, soaps and sanitizers, home fragrances, handbags, jewelry, and personal care accessories. The company offers its products under the Victoria’s Secret, Pink, Bath & Body Works, La Senza, Henri Bendel, C.O. Bigelow, White Barn Candle Company, and other brand names. L Brands, Inc. sells its merchandise through company-owned specialty retail stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, which are primarily mall-based; through its Websites; and through franchises, licenses, and wholesale partners. As of January 31, 2016, the company operated 2,721 retail stores in the United States; 270 retail stores in Canada; and 14 retail stores in the United Kingdom. It also operated 221 La Senza stores in 29 countries; 125 Bath & Body Works stores in 30 countries; 19 Victoria’s Secret stores in 7 Middle Eastern countries; and 373 Victoria’s Secret Beauty and Accessories stores, and various small-format locations in approximately 75 countries. The company was formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc. and changed its name to L Brands, Inc. in March 2013. L Brands, Inc. was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) had a active trading with around 2.96M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.48M. The stock traded between $39.31 and $39.83 before closing at the price of $39.53 with 0.33% change on the day. The Marlborough Massachusetts 01752 based company is currently trading 21.18% above its 52 week low of $32.64 and -4.15% below its 52 week high of $41.24. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $44.97 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The Diagnostics segment provides Aptima family of assays, target capture/nucleic acid extraction technology, transcription-mediated amplification technology, hybridization protection and dual kinetic assays, Procleix family of assays for blood screening, instrumentation, Invader chemistry platform, ThinPrep system, and rapid fetal fibronectin test. The Breast Health segment offers breast imaging and related products and accessories, including digital and film-based mammography systems; computer-aided detection (CAD) for mammography; invasive breast biopsy devices; breast biopsy site markers; and breast biopsy guidance systems. This segment also provides Dimensions platform, a mammography gantry for 2D and tomosynthesis image acquisition and display; C-View that provides a 2D image; Selenia digital mammography platform; and SecurView Workstation. The GYN Surgical segment offers NovaSure system to treat women suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding; and MyoSure system for the hysteroscopic removal of fibroids. The Skeletal Health segment provides discovery and horizon X-ray bone densitometers that assess the bone density of fracture sites; and mini C-arm imaging systems to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures on a patient’s extremities, such as the hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle. The company sells its products through direct sales and service forces, and a network of independent distributors and sales representatives. Hologic, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED) saw its value increase by 0.8% as the stock gained $0.59 to finish the day at a closing price of $74.29. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $68.44-$81.88 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $73.53 to $74.49 during the day, are up by 6.25% in the past three months and down by -0.89% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.48% above its 20 day moving average and 2.39% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $72.7 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 58.61.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Consolidated Edison, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in regulated electric, gas, and steam delivery businesses in the United States. It offers electric services to approximately 3.4 million customers in New York City and Westchester County; gas to approximately 1.1 million customers in Manhattan, the Bronx, and parts of Queens and Westchester County; and steam to approximately 1,700 customers in parts of Manhattan. The company owns 62 area distribution substations and various distribution facilities; 39 transmission substations and 62 area stations; electric generation facilities with an aggregate capacity of 724 megawatts that run on gas and fuel oil; 4,348 miles of mains and 369,791 service lines for natural gas distribution; and 1 steam-electric generating station and 5 steam-only generating stations. It also supplies electricity to approximately 0.3 million customers in southeastern New York, and in adjacent areas of northern New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania; and gas to approximately 0.1 million customers in southeastern New York and adjacent areas of northeastern Pennsylvania. The company operates 572 circuit miles of transmission lines; 14 transmission substations; 86,794 in-service line transformers; 3,994 pole miles of overhead distribution lines; and 1,889 miles of underground distribution lines, as well as 1,867 miles of mains and 105,482 service lines for natural gas distribution. In addition, it is involved in the sale and related hedging of electricity to retail customers; and provision of energy-related products and services to wholesale and retail customers. Further, the company develops, owns, and operates renewable and energy infrastructure projects, as well as invests in transmission companies. It primarily sells electricity to industrial, commercial, residential, and governmental customers. Consolidated Edison, Inc. was founded in 1884 and is based in New York, New York.

 

Stocks on the Move: Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW), Hologic, Inc. (HOLX), KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR)

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.52% or $-0.47 to close the day at $89.49 on light trading volume of 1.76M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.34M. The Irvine California 92614 based company has been outperforming the medical appliances & equipment group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 5.97%, compared to the industry which has advanced 19.59% over the same period. With RSI of 37.62, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $115.31, making it a hold for now.

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation provides products and technologies to treat structural heart disease and critically ill patients worldwide. It offers transcatheter heart valve therapy products comprising transcatheter aortic heart valves and their delivery systems for the nonsurgical replacement of heart valves. The company also provides surgical heart valve therapy products, such as pericardial valves for aortic and mitral replacement, and minimally invasive aortic heart valve system; and tissue heart valves and repair products, which are used to replace or repair a patient’s diseased or defective heart valve. In addition, it produces pericardial valves from biologically inert animal tissue; and provides heart valve repair therapies, including annuloplasty rings and systems. Further, the company offers critical care products, such as hemodynamic monitoring systems to measure a patient’s heart function in surgical and intensive care settings; pulmonary artery catheters; and continuous venous oximetry catheter for measuring central venous oxygen saturation. Additionally, its critical care products include disposable pressure monitoring devices and closed blood sampling systems to protect patients and clinicians from infection; and peripheral vascular products used to treat endolumenal occlusive disease, such as embolectomy catheters for removing blood clots from peripheral blood vessels. The company distributes its products through direct sales force and independent distributors. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) fell -2.47% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.99 to finish the day at $39.03 with about 7.09M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.38M. The $10.95B market cap company, which fluctuated between $37.76 and $39.12 during the day, currently situated 19.65% above its 52 week low of $32.64 and -5.36% away from its one year high of $41.24. The RSI of 40.34 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The Diagnostics segment provides Aptima family of assays, target capture/nucleic acid extraction technology, transcription-mediated amplification technology, hybridization protection and dual kinetic assays, Procleix family of assays for blood screening, instrumentation, Invader chemistry platform, ThinPrep system, and rapid fetal fibronectin test. The Breast Health segment offers breast imaging and related products and accessories, including digital and film-based mammography systems; computer-aided detection (CAD) for mammography; invasive breast biopsy devices; breast biopsy site markers; and breast biopsy guidance systems. This segment also provides Dimensions platform, a mammography gantry for 2D and tomosynthesis image acquisition and display; C-View that provides a 2D image; Selenia digital mammography platform; and SecurView Workstation. The GYN Surgical segment offers NovaSure system to treat women suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding; and MyoSure system for the hysteroscopic removal of fibroids. The Skeletal Health segment provides discovery and horizon X-ray bone densitometers that assess the bone density of fracture sites; and mini C-arm imaging systems to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures on a patient’s extremities, such as the hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle. The company sells its products through direct sales and service forces, and a network of independent distributors and sales representatives. Hologic, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR) saw its value increase by 0.06% as the stock gained $0.01 to finish the day at a closing price of $18.01. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $11.17-$18.4 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $17.6 to $18.07 during the day, are up by 22.18% in the past three months and up by 22.1% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.25% above its 20 day moving average and 6.53% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $19.45 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 60.6. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

KKR & Co. L.P. is a private equity and real estate investment firm specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. It specializes in acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, credit special situations, growth equity, mature, mezzanine, distressed, and middle market investments. The firm considers investments in all industries with a focus on software, security, semiconductors, consumer electronics, internet of things (iot), internet, information services, content, technology and hardware, energy and infrastructure, real estate, services industry with a focus on business services, intelligence, industry-leading franchises and companies in natural resource, containers and packaging, agriculture, airports, ports, forestry, electric utilities, textiles, apparel and luxury goods, household durables, digital media, insurance, brokerage houses, non-durable goods distribution, supermarket retailing, grocery stores, food, beverage, and tobacco, hospitals, entertainment venues and production companies, publishing, printing services, capital goods, financial services, specialized finance, pipelines, and renewable energy. In energy and infrastructure, it focuses on the Upstream Oil and Gas and Equipment and Services verticals. In real estate, the firm seeks to invest in private and public real estate securities including property-level equity, debt and special situations transactions and businesses with significant real estate holdings, and oil and natural gas properties. The firm also invests in asset services sector that encompasses a broad array of B2B, B2C and B2G services verticals including asset-based, transport, logistics, leisure/hospitality, resource and utility support, infra-like, mission-critical, and environmental services. Within Americas, the firm prefers to invest in consumer products; chemicals, metals and mining; energy and natural resources; financial services; healthcare; industrials; media and communications; retail; and technology. Within Europe, the firm invests in consumer and retail; energy; financial services; health care; industrials and chemicals; media and digital; and telecom and technologies. Within Asia, it invests in consumer products; energy and resources; financial services; healthcare; industrials; logistics; media and telecom; retail; real estate; and technology. The firm seeks to invest in mid to high-end residential developments, but can invest in other projects throughout Mainland China through outright ownership, joint ventures, and merger. It invests globally with a focus on Australia, emerging and developed Asia, Middle East and Africa, Nordic, Southeast Asia, Asia Pacific, Ireland, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, India, Vietnam, Indonesia, France, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Caribbean, Mexico, South America, North America, Brazil, Latin America, Korea, and United States of America. In the United States and Europe, the firm focuses on buyouts of large, publicly traded companies. It seeks to invest $30 million to $717 million in companies with enterprise values between $500 million to $2389 million. The firm prefers to invest in a range of debt and public equity investing and may co-invest. It seeks a board seat in its portfolio companies and a controlling ownership of a company or a strategic minority positions. The firm may acquire minority equity interests, particularly when making private equity investments in Asia or sponsoring investments as part of a large investor consortium. The firm typically holds its investment for a period of five to seven years and more and exits through initial public offerings, secondary offerings, and sales to strategic buyers. KKR & Co. L.P. was founded in 1976 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices across North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH), Hologic, Inc. (HOLX), The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (EL)

Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.06% or $-0.05 to close the day at $77.4 on light trading volume of 1.69M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.71M. The Dublin Ohio 43017 based company has been outperforming the drugs wholesale group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 2.66%, compared to the industry which has advanced 0.49% over the same period. With RSI of 61.26, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $81.87, 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.

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) retreated with the stock falling -0.47% or $-0.19 to close at $39.93 on light trading volume of 1.69M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.43M. The Marlborough Massachusetts 01752 based company operating under the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 23.16% up for the period and down by -0.47% so far this year. With price target of $44.97 and a 25.41% rebound from 52-week low, Hologic, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The Diagnostics segment provides Aptima family of assays, target capture/nucleic acid extraction technology, transcription-mediated amplification technology, hybridization protection and dual kinetic assays, Procleix family of assays for blood screening, instrumentation, Invader chemistry platform, ThinPrep system, and rapid fetal fibronectin test. The Breast Health segment offers breast imaging and related products and accessories, including digital and film-based mammography systems; computer-aided detection (CAD) for mammography; invasive breast biopsy devices; breast biopsy site markers; and breast biopsy guidance systems. This segment also provides Dimensions platform, a mammography gantry for 2D and tomosynthesis image acquisition and display; C-View that provides a 2D image; Selenia digital mammography platform; and SecurView Workstation. The GYN Surgical segment offers NovaSure system to treat women suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding; and MyoSure system for the hysteroscopic removal of fibroids. The Skeletal Health segment provides discovery and horizon X-ray bone densitometers that assess the bone density of fracture sites; and mini C-arm imaging systems to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures on a patient’s extremities, such as the hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle. The company sells its products through direct sales and service forces, and a network of independent distributors and sales representatives. Hologic, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (EL) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.08% or $-0.07 to close the day at $82.59 on lower than average trading volume of 1.68M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.12M. The New York New York 10153 based company has been outperforming the personal products companies by 3.1606% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 7.97% YTD, versus the personal products industry which is up 4.62% for the same period. The RSI of 59.93 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures and markets skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide. The company offers a range of skin care products, such as moisturizers, serums, cleansers, toners, body care, exfoliators, acne and oil correctors, facial masks, cleansing devices, and sun care products; and makeup products for face, eyes, lips, and nails, as well as related items, including compacts, brushes, and other makeup tools. It also provides fragrance products in various forms comprising eau de parfum sprays and colognes, lotions, powders, creams, candles, and soaps; and hair care products, which include shampoos, conditioners, styling products, treatment, finishing sprays, and hair color products, as well as sells ancillary products and services. The company offers its products under the brands of Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Lab Series, Origins, M·A·C, Bobbi Brown, La Mer, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Darphin, Smashbox, RODIN olio lusso, Le Labo, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, GLAMGLOW, By Kilian, Prescriptives, GoodSkin Labs, Ojon, and Osiao. In addition, it operates as a licensee for fragrances and/or cosmetics sold under the Tommy Hilfiger, Donna Karan New York, DKNY, Michael Kors, Tom Ford, Ermenegildo Zegna, Tory Burch, Dr. Andrew Weil, and AERIN brand names. The company sells its products through department stores, specialty multi-brand retailers, upscale perfumeries, pharmacies, and salons and spas; freestanding stores; e-commerce Websites; stores in airports and on cruise ships; in-flight and duty-free shops; and self-select outlets. The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. was founded in 1946 and is based in New York, New York.

 

Stocks In Action: Hologic, Inc. (HOLX), CME Group Inc. (CME), Welltower Inc. (HCN)

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) traded within a range of $38.96 to $39.28 after opening the day at $39.14. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -2.39% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.43% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $39.16 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -5.04% below its 52 week high of $41.24 and 22.99% above its 12-month low of $31.84. The shares are up by over 1.24% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 42.66 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The Diagnostics segment provides Aptima family of assays, target capture/nucleic acid extraction technology, transcription-mediated amplification technology, hybridization protection and dual kinetic assays, Procleix family of assays for blood screening, instrumentation, Invader chemistry platform, ThinPrep system, and rapid fetal fibronectin test. The Breast Health segment offers breast imaging and related products and accessories, including digital and film-based mammography systems; computer-aided detection (CAD) for mammography; invasive breast biopsy devices; breast biopsy site markers; and breast biopsy guidance systems. This segment also provides Dimensions platform, a mammography gantry for 2D and tomosynthesis image acquisition and display; C-View that provides a 2D image; Selenia digital mammography platform; and SecurView Workstation. The GYN Surgical segment offers NovaSure system to treat women suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding; and MyoSure system for the hysteroscopic removal of fibroids. The Skeletal Health segment provides discovery and horizon X-ray bone densitometers that assess the bone density of fracture sites; and mini C-arm imaging systems to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures on a patient’s extremities, such as the hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle. The company sells its products through direct sales and service forces, and a network of independent distributors and sales representatives. Hologic, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

CME Group Inc. (CME) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.82% or $-2.16 to close the day at $116.57 on active trading volume of 2.02M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.76M. The Chicago Illinois 60606 based company has been outperforming the investment brokerage – national group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 31.42%, compared to the industry which has advanced 60.8% over the same period. With RSI of 40.37, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $126.67, making it a hold for now.

CME Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. The company offers a range of products across various asset classes, based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, and metals. Its products include exchange-traded; and privately negotiated futures and options contracts and swaps. It executes trade through its electronic trading platforms, open outcry, and privately negotiated transactions, as well as provides hosting, connectivity, and customer support for electronic trading through its co-location services. The company also provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for cleared swaps; and regulatory reporting solutions for market participants through its global repository services in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In addition, the company offers a range of market data services, including live quotes, delayed quotes, market reports, and historical data service, as well as index services. CME Group Inc. serves professional traders, financial institutions, institutional and individual investors, corporations, manufacturers, producers, governments, and central banks. The company was formerly known as Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. and changed its name to CME Group Inc. in July 2007. CME Group Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Welltower Inc. (HCN) gained $0.16 to close the day at a new closing price of $66.03, a 0.24% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 31.36% above its 52 week low of $52.8. A total of 2.01M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.25M. The stock, which fluctuated between $65.9 and $66.43 during the day, currently situated -14.64% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -2.18% in the past one month and up by 1.01% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $69.39 and RSI of 52.9, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Welltower Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. The firm engages in acquiring, planning, developing, managing, repositioning and monetizing of real estate assets. It primarily invests in the real estate markets of the United States. The firm primarily invests in senior living and health care properties. It invests across the full spectrum of health care real estate, including senior living communities, medical office buildings, inpatient and outpatient medical centers and life science facilities. The firm conducts in-house research to make its investments. It was formerly known as Health Care REIT, Inc. Welltower Inc. was founded in 1970 and is based in Toledo, Ohio with additional offices in Brentwood, Tennessee and Dallas, Texas.

 

Investor’s Alert: Hologic, Inc. (HOLX), Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL), Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM)

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.61% or $-0.24 to close the day at $39.34 on higher than average trading volume of 2.62M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.52M. The Marlborough Massachusetts 01752 based company has been outperforming the medical appliances & equipment companies by 5.7276% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -1.94% YTD, versus the medical appliances & equipment industry which is up 6.63% for the same period. The RSI of 44.33 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The Diagnostics segment provides Aptima family of assays, target capture/nucleic acid extraction technology, transcription-mediated amplification technology, hybridization protection and dual kinetic assays, Procleix family of assays for blood screening, instrumentation, Invader chemistry platform, ThinPrep system, and rapid fetal fibronectin test. The Breast Health segment offers breast imaging and related products and accessories, including digital and film-based mammography systems; computer-aided detection (CAD) for mammography; invasive breast biopsy devices; breast biopsy site markers; and breast biopsy guidance systems. This segment also provides Dimensions platform, a mammography gantry for 2D and tomosynthesis image acquisition and display; C-View that provides a 2D image; Selenia digital mammography platform; and SecurView Workstation. The GYN Surgical segment offers NovaSure system to treat women suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding; and MyoSure system for the hysteroscopic removal of fibroids. The Skeletal Health segment provides discovery and horizon X-ray bone densitometers that assess the bone density of fracture sites; and mini C-arm imaging systems to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures on a patient’s extremities, such as the hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle. The company sells its products through direct sales and service forces, and a network of independent distributors and sales representatives. Hologic, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) had a light trading with around 2.61M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.6M. The stock traded between $41.31 and $41.65 before closing at the price of $41.5 with 0.12% change on the day. The Minneapolis Minnesota 55401 based company is currently trading 12.1% above its 52 week low of $38 and -7.1% below its 52 week high of $45.42. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 61.92 and $61.12 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Xcel Energy Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages primarily in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in the United States. It operates through Regulated Electric Utility, Regulated Natural Gas Utility, and All Other segments. The company generates electricity through coal, nuclear, natural gas, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, oil and refuse, and wind energy sources. It also purchases, transports, distributes, and sells natural gas. In addition, the company develops and leases natural gas pipelines, and storage and compression facilities; and invests in rental housing projects. It serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the portions of Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin. Xcel Energy Inc. was founded in 1909 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) traded within a range of $24.67 to $24.96 after opening the day at $24.85. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -1.59% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.36% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $24.76 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -21.66% below its 52 week high of $32.24 and 2.06% above its 12-month low of $24.26. The shares are up by over 0.13% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 43.31 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Kimco Realty Corporation is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets across North America. It is primarily engaged in acquisitions, development, and management of neighborhood and community shopping centers. The firm also provides property management services relating to the management, leasing, operation, and maintenance of real estate properties. Kimco Realty Corporation was formed in 1966 and is based in New Hyde Park, New York with additional office all across North America.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Hologic, Inc. (HOLX), Coach, Inc. (COH), Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA)

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) fell -3.38% during last trading as the stock lost $-1.38 to finish the day at $39.47 with about 4.84M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.58M. The $11.02B market cap company, which fluctuated between $39 and $40.55 during the day, currently situated 23.96% above its 52 week low of $31.84 and -4.29% away from its one year high of $41.24. The RSI of 46.55 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The Diagnostics segment provides Aptima family of assays, target capture/nucleic acid extraction technology, transcription-mediated amplification technology, hybridization protection and dual kinetic assays, Procleix family of assays for blood screening, instrumentation, Invader chemistry platform, ThinPrep system, and rapid fetal fibronectin test. The Breast Health segment offers breast imaging and related products and accessories, including digital and film-based mammography systems; computer-aided detection (CAD) for mammography; invasive breast biopsy devices; breast biopsy site markers; and breast biopsy guidance systems. This segment also provides Dimensions platform, a mammography gantry for 2D and tomosynthesis image acquisition and display; C-View that provides a 2D image; Selenia digital mammography platform; and SecurView Workstation. The GYN Surgical segment offers NovaSure system to treat women suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding; and MyoSure system for the hysteroscopic removal of fibroids. The Skeletal Health segment provides discovery and horizon X-ray bone densitometers that assess the bone density of fracture sites; and mini C-arm imaging systems to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures on a patient’s extremities, such as the hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle. The company sells its products through direct sales and service forces, and a network of independent distributors and sales representatives. Hologic, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

Coach, Inc. (COH) dropped $-0.82 to close the day at a new closing price of $36.99, a -2.17% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 16.26% above its 52 week low of $32.95. A total of 4.77M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.34M. The stock, which fluctuated between $36.92 and $38.07 during the day, currently situated -13.86% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 4.17% in the past one month and up by 1.75% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $42.49 and RSI of 57.55, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Coach, Inc. provides luxury accessories and lifestyle brands. It offers handbags, money pieces, wristlets and cosmetic cases, key rings, and charms for women; and business cases, computer bags, messenger-style bags, backpacks, totes, wallets, card cases, belts, time management, electronic accessories, and ready-to-wear for men. The company also provides footwear; seasonal lifestyle apparel collections, including outerwear and ready-to-wear, and cold weather accessories, such as gloves, scarves, and hats; jewelry consisting of bracelets, necklaces, rings, and earrings made with sterling silver, leather, and non-precious metals; sunglasses; watches; and fragrances comprising eau de perfume sprays, eau de toilette sprays, purse sprays, and body lotions. In addition, it offers weekend and travel accessories, travel bags, and other lifestyle products. Further, the company holds licensing rights to market and distribute footwear, eyewear, watches, and fragrances under the Coach brand name. It markets its products to consumers through a network of company-operated stores, including Internet in North America; and Coach-operated stores and concession shop-in-shops in Japan, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, South Korea, the United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Italy, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. The company also sells its products to wholesale customers and distributors in approximately 55 countries. As of July 2, 2016, it operated 228 Coach retail stores and 204 Coach outlet leased stores; and 522 Coach-operated concession shop-in-shops within department stores, retail, and outlet stores, as well as 75 Stuart Weitzman stores. Coach, Inc. was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) had a light trading with around 4.73M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.84M. The stock traded between $31.29 and $31.59 before closing at the price of $31.46 with -0.51% change on the day. The New York New York 10036 based company is currently trading 40.66% above its 52 week low of $22.66 and -0.91% below its 52 week high of $31.75. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 72.13 and $32.75 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

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.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN), Eversource Energy (ES), Hologic, Inc. (HOLX)

Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) saw its value increase by 1.72% as the stock gained $1.06 to finish the day at a closing price of $62.77. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $51.73-$77.05 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $61.48 to $62.8 during the day, are down by -8.24% in the past three months and down by -13.57% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.75% above its 20 day moving average and 1.64% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $70.5 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 56.4.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Tyson Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Chicken, Beef, Pork, and Prepared Foods. The company raises and processes chickens into fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken products; processes live fed cattle and live market hogs; and fabricates dressed beef and pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts, as well as case ready beef and pork, and fully-cooked meats. It also supplies poultry breeding stock; sells allied products, such as hide and meats; and manufactures and markets frozen and refrigerated food products, including pepperoni, bacon, breakfast sausage, turkey, lunchmeat, hot dogs, pizza crusts and toppings, flour and corn tortilla products, desserts, appetizers, snacks, prepared meals, ethnic foods, soups, sauces, side dishes, meat dishes, breadsticks, and processed meats. Tyson Foods, Inc. offers its products primarily under the Tyson, Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, Ball Park, Van’s, Sara Lee, Chef Pierre, Wright, Aidells, State Fair, Gallo Salame, and Golden Island brands. The company sells its products through its sales staff to grocery retailers, grocery wholesalers, meat distributors, warehouse club stores, military commissaries, industrial food processing companies, chain restaurants or their distributors, live markets, international export companies, and domestic distributors, as well as through independent brokers and trading companies. Tyson Foods, Inc. was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas.

Eversource Energy (ES) shares were down in last trading by -0.51% to $54.25. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.36% over the past week and fell -2.04% in the past month. It is currently trading 0.91% above its 50 day moving average and -0.76% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -8.75% decrease in value from its one year high of $60.44. The RSI indicator value of 44.7, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Eversource Energy, a public utility holding company, engages in the energy delivery business. The company operates in three segments: Electric Distribution, Electric Transmission, and Natural Gas Distribution. It is involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity; and distribution of natural gas. The company serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, the United States. It provides energy delivery services to approximately 3.6 million electric and natural gas customers. The company was formerly known as Northeast Utilities and changed its name to Eversource Energy in April 2015. Eversource Energy was founded in 1927 and is based in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) traded within a range of $40.16 to $40.65 after opening the day at $40.29. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 1.15% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.02% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $40.58 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -1.05% below its 52 week high of $41.01 and 27.45% above its 12-month low of $31.84. The shares are up by over 10.87% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 60.85 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The Diagnostics segment provides Aptima family of assays, target capture/nucleic acid extraction technology, transcription-mediated amplification technology, hybridization protection and dual kinetic assays, Procleix family of assays for blood screening, instrumentation, Invader chemistry platform, ThinPrep system, and rapid fetal fibronectin test. The Breast Health segment offers breast imaging and related products and accessories, including digital and film-based mammography systems; computer-aided detection (CAD) for mammography; invasive breast biopsy devices; breast biopsy site markers; and breast biopsy guidance systems. This segment also provides Dimensions platform, a mammography gantry for 2D and tomosynthesis image acquisition and display; C-View that provides a 2D image; Selenia digital mammography platform; and SecurView Workstation. The GYN Surgical segment offers NovaSure system to treat women suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding; and MyoSure system for the hysteroscopic removal of fibroids. The Skeletal Health segment provides discovery and horizon X-ray bone densitometers that assess the bone density of fracture sites; and mini C-arm imaging systems to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures on a patient’s extremities, such as the hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle. The company sells its products through direct sales and service forces, and a network of independent distributors and sales representatives. Hologic, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

 

Trader Alert: Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (SWKS), Hologic, Inc. (HOLX), NetApp, Inc. (NTAP)

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (SWKS) retreated with the stock falling -0.43% or $-0.4 to close at $91.87 on active trading volume of 3.22M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.58M. The Woburn Massachusetts 01801 based company operating under the Semiconductor – Integrated Circuits industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 41.93% up for the period and up by 23.05% so far this year. With price target of $86.55 and a 70.61% rebound from 52-week low, Skyworks Solutions, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary semiconductor products, including intellectual property worldwide. Its product portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, circulators/isolators, DC/DC converters, demodulators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, diversity receive modules, filters, front-end modules, hybrids, LED drivers, low noise amplifiers, mixers, modulators, optocouplers/optoisolators, phase shifters, phase locked loops, power dividers/combiners, receivers, switches, synthesizers, technical ceramics, voltage controlled oscillators/synthesizers, and voltage regulators. The company provides its products for automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, connected home, industrial, medical, military, smartphone, tablet, and wearable applications. Skyworks Solutions, Inc. sells its products through direct sales force, electronic component distributors, and independent sales representatives. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts.

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) gained $0.89 to close the day at a new closing price of $40.27, a 2.26% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 26.48% above its 52 week low of $31.84. A total of 3.18M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.61M. The stock, which fluctuated between $39.45 and $40.4 during the day, currently situated -1.8% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.5% in the past one month and up by 5.5% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $44.93 and RSI of 56.56, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The Diagnostics segment provides Aptima family of assays, target capture/nucleic acid extraction technology, transcription-mediated amplification technology, hybridization protection and dual kinetic assays, Procleix family of assays for blood screening, instrumentation, Invader chemistry platform, ThinPrep system, and rapid fetal fibronectin test. The Breast Health segment offers breast imaging and related products and accessories, including digital and film-based mammography systems; computer-aided detection (CAD) for mammography; invasive breast biopsy devices; breast biopsy site markers; and breast biopsy guidance systems. This segment also provides Dimensions platform, a mammography gantry for 2D and tomosynthesis image acquisition and display; C-View that provides a 2D image; Selenia digital mammography platform; and SecurView Workstation. The GYN Surgical segment offers NovaSure system to treat women suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding; and MyoSure system for the hysteroscopic removal of fibroids. The Skeletal Health segment provides discovery and horizon X-ray bone densitometers that assess the bone density of fracture sites; and mini C-arm imaging systems to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures on a patient’s extremities, such as the hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle. The company sells its products through direct sales and service forces, and a network of independent distributors and sales representatives. Hologic, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

NetApp, Inc. (NTAP) shares were up in last trading by 1.15% to $37.95. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 5.45% over the past week and grew 5.34% in the past month. It is currently trading 5.91% above its 50 day moving average and 25.46% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -2.17% decrease in value from its one year high of $39. The RSI indicator value of 68.93, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

NetApp, Inc. provides software, systems, and services to manage and store computer data worldwide. It offers all-flash arrays that support data management across flash, disk, and cloud resources; hybrid arrays to deploy the speed of flash storage; Data ONTAP storage operating system that delivers integrated data protection, comprehensive data management, and built-in software for virtualized, shared infrastructures, cloud computing, and mixed workload business applications; and SANtricity operating system, which provides performance, reliability, and data protection for application-driven workloads. The company also provides SolidFire element operating system optimized for the storage requirements of a data center; NetApp StorageGRID software that allows organizations to store and manage massive amounts of data on premises and in the cloud; and AltaVault cloud-integrated storage solutions and services, which provide the ability to backup data to any cloud. In addition, it offers integrated data protection solutions; OnCommand management software and management integration tools; FlexArray storage virtualization software; and NetApp private storage for cloud, a family of enterprise storage solutions. Further, the company offers software and hardware maintenance, professional, and customer education and training services, as well as support solutions. It serves energy, financial services, government, high technology, Internet, life sciences, healthcare services, manufacturing, media, entertainment, animation, video postproduction, and telecommunications sectors through a direct sales force and channel partners. The company has a partnership with DarkMatter to jointly develop and deliver secure data storage and big data analytics solutions. NetApp, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

 

Traders Recap: Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR), Hologic, Inc. (HOLX), DDR Corp. (DDR)

Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.06% or $0.82 to close the day at $77.96 on lower than average trading volume of 2.38M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.65M. The Chesapeake Virginia 23320 based company has been outperforming the discount, variety stores companies by 0.0173% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 1.01% YTD, versus the discount, variety stores industry which is down -0.51% for the same period. The RSI of 41.82 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Dollar Tree, Inc. operates discount retail stores in the United States and Canada. The company operates in two segments, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar. The Dollar Tree segment offers merchandise at the fixed price of $1.00. It provides consumable merchandise, including candy and food, and health and beauty care products, as well as everyday consumables, such as household paper and chemicals, and frozen and refrigerated food; various merchandise, including toys, durable housewares, gifts, stationery products, party goods, greeting cards, softlines, and other items; and seasonal goods consisting of Valentine’s Day, Easter, Halloween, and Christmas merchandise. This segment operates under the Dollar Tree, Dollar Tree Canada, Deals, and Dollar Tree Deals brands, as well as 10 distribution centers in the United States and 2 in Canada, and a store support center in Chesapeake, Virginia. The Family Dollar segment offers consumable merchandise, including food, tobacco, health and beauty aids, household chemicals, paper products, hardware and automotive supplies, diapers, batteries, and pet food and supplies; home products, such as housewares, home décor, and giftware, as well as blankets, sheets, and towels; apparel and accessories merchandise, including clothing, fashion accessories, and shoes; and seasonal and electronics merchandise, such as Valentine’s Day, Easter, Halloween, and Christmas merchandise, as well as personal electronics consisting of pre-paid cellular phones and services, stationery and school supplies, and toys. This segment operates under the Family Dollar brand, 11 distribution centers, and a store support center in Matthews, North Carolina. As of January 30, 2016, the company operated 13,851 stores in 48 states and the District of Columbia, and 5 Canadian provinces. Dollar Tree, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in Chesapeake, Virginia.

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) had a light trading with around 2.38M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.59M. The stock traded at the price of $40.44 with 0.96% change on the day. The Marlborough Massachusetts 01752 based company is currently trading 26.99% above its 52 week low of $31.84 and -1.4% below its 52 week high of $41.01. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 63.2 and $44.46 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The Diagnostics segment provides Aptima family of assays, target capture/nucleic acid extraction technology, transcription-mediated amplification technology, hybridization protection and dual kinetic assays, Procleix family of assays for blood screening, instrumentation, Invader chemistry platform, ThinPrep system, and rapid fetal fibronectin test. The Breast Health segment offers breast imaging and related products and accessories, including digital and film-based mammography systems; computer-aided detection (CAD) for mammography; invasive breast biopsy devices; breast biopsy site markers; and breast biopsy guidance systems. This segment also provides Dimensions platform, a mammography gantry for 2D and tomosynthesis image acquisition and display; C-View that provides a 2D image; Selenia digital mammography platform; and SecurView Workstation. The GYN Surgical segment offers NovaSure system to treat women suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding; and MyoSure system for the hysteroscopic removal of fibroids. The Skeletal Health segment provides discovery and horizon X-ray bone densitometers that assess the bone density of fracture sites; and mini C-arm imaging systems to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures on a patient’s extremities, such as the hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle. The company sells its products through direct sales and service forces, and a network of independent distributors and sales representatives. Hologic, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

DDR Corp. (DDR) traded within a range of $14.95 to $15.09 after opening the day at $15.09. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -1.51% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.33% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $15.04 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -24.5% below its 52 week high of $19.92 and 2.52% above its 12-month low of $14.67. The shares are down by over -8.4% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 47.16 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

DDR Corp. is an equity real estate investment trust. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States and Puerto Rico. The firm is in the business of acquiring, owning, developing, redeveloping, expanding, leasing and managing shopping centers. It formerly known as Developers Diversified Realty Corp. DDR Corp is based in Beachwood, Ohio.

 

Stocks on Trader’s Radar: Team Health Holdings, Inc. (TMH), Hologic, Inc. (HOLX), GameStop Corp. (GME)

Team Health Holdings, Inc. (TMH) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.12% or $-0.05 to close the day at $43.3 on light trading volume of 2.34M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.63M. The Knoxville Tennessee 37919 based company has been underperforming the staffing & outsourcing services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -0.98%, compared to the industry which has advanced 17.89% over the same period. With RSI of 59.72, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $43.08, making it a hold for now.

Team Health Holdings, Inc. provides outsourced healthcare professional staffing and administrative services to hospitals and other healthcare providers in the United States. It recruits and contracts with healthcare professionals who then provide professional services in third-party healthcare facilities. The company offers a range of services, including recruiting, scheduling, and credential coordination of clinical and non-clinical medical professionals; coding, billing, and collecting fees for services provided by medical professionals; administrative support services, such as payroll, professional liability insurance coverage, continuing medical education services, and management training; claims and risk management services; and standardized procedures and operational consulting, as well as provides experienced medical directors. It offers outsourced physician staffing and administrative services in emergency medicine; hospital medicine; anesthesiology; inpatient services; scribes; ambulatory care; pediatrics; post-acute care; and other healthcare services. The company also offers healthcare management physician-related services; and non-physician staffing services, such as para-professional providers, nursing, specialty technicians, and administrative staffing to military and government facilities. In addition, it provides medical call center services, such as physician after-hours call coverage, community nurse lines, emergency department advice calls, physician referral, class scheduling, appointment scheduling, and Web response. The company serves approximately 3,400 civilian and military hospitals, clinics, and physician groups in 47 states through healthcare professionals, such as physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, certified registered nurse anesthetists, and registered nurses. Team Health Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) climbed 0.23% during last trading as the stock added $0.09 to finish the day at $39.88 with about 2.34M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.62M. The $11.08B market cap company, which fluctuated between $39.75 and $40.08 during the day, currently situated 25.25% above its 52 week low of $31.84 and -2.76% away from its one year high of $41.01. The RSI of 52.59 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The Diagnostics segment provides Aptima family of assays, target capture/nucleic acid extraction technology, transcription-mediated amplification technology, hybridization protection and dual kinetic assays, Procleix family of assays for blood screening, instrumentation, Invader chemistry platform, ThinPrep system, and rapid fetal fibronectin test. The Breast Health segment offers breast imaging and related products and accessories, including digital and film-based mammography systems; computer-aided detection (CAD) for mammography; invasive breast biopsy devices; breast biopsy site markers; and breast biopsy guidance systems. This segment also provides Dimensions platform, a mammography gantry for 2D and tomosynthesis image acquisition and display; C-View that provides a 2D image; Selenia digital mammography platform; and SecurView Workstation. The GYN Surgical segment offers NovaSure system to treat women suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding; and MyoSure system for the hysteroscopic removal of fibroids. The Skeletal Health segment provides discovery and horizon X-ray bone densitometers that assess the bone density of fracture sites; and mini C-arm imaging systems to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures on a patient’s extremities, such as the hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle. The company sells its products through direct sales and service forces, and a network of independent distributors and sales representatives. Hologic, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

GameStop Corp. (GME) saw its value decrease by -1.92% as the stock dropped $-0.48 to finish the day at a closing price of $24.52. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $20.1-$33.72 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $24.5 to $25.17 during the day, are down by -6.72% in the past three months and down by -7.87% over the past six months. It is currently trading -4.55% below its 20 day moving average and 1.43% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $27.78 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 47.1. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

GameStop Corp. operates as an omnichannel video game retailer. It sells new and pre-owned video game hardware; physical and digital video game software; pre-owned and value video game products; video game accessories, such as controllers, gaming headsets, memory cards, and other add-ons for use with video game hardware and software; and digital products, including downloadable content, network points cards, prepaid digital and subscription cards, and digitally downloadable software. The company also sells mobile and consumer electronics, including smart phones, tablets, headphones, and accessories, as well as pre-owned smart phones; personal computer (PC) entertainment software in various genres, including sports, action, strategy, adventure/role playing, and simulation; and strategy guides, magazines, and gaming-related toys. In addition, it operates electronic commerce Websites comprising gamestop.com, ebgames.com.au, ebgames.co.nz, gamestop.ca, gamestop.it, gamestop.ie, gamestop.de, gamestop.co.uk, thinkgeek.com, and micromania.fr. Further, the company operates kongregate.com, a browser-based game site; Game Informer magazine, a print and digital video game publication; iOS and Android mobile applications; Simply Mac, a certified Apple consumer electronic products reseller; and Spring Mobile, an authorized AT&T reseller operating pre-paid wireless stores under the Cricket Wireless name that offers prepaid services, devices, and accessories. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 7,117 stores in the United States, Australia, Canada, and Europe. GameStop Corp. primarily offers its products under the GameStop, EB Games, and Micromania names. The company, formerly known as GSC Holdings Corp., was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Grapevine, Texas.