Investor’s Watch List: HP Inc. (HPQ), Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO), Fitbit, Inc. (FIT)

HP Inc. (HPQ) had a light trading with around 11.51M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 12.4M. The stock traded between $14.56 and $14.96 before closing at the price of $14.79 with -1% change on the day. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company is currently trading 72.37% above its 52 week low of $8.91 and -8.21% below its 52 week high of $16.25. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 41.06 and $16.1 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, solutions, and services, as well as scanning devices; and laserjet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and 3D printing solutions. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -21.73% or $-8.21 to close the day at $29.58 on light trading volume of 11.48M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 609.49K. The Farmington Utah 84025 based company has been underperforming the sporting goods group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -34.69%, compared to the industry which has advanced 5.61% over the same period. With RSI of 20.08, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $49.1, making it a hold for now.

Vista Outdoor Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets consumer products for the outdoor sports and recreation markets worldwide. The company’s Shooting Sports segment designs, develops, produces, and sources ammunition for the hunting and sport shooting enthusiast markets, as well as for local law enforcement, the United States government, and international markets under the Federal Premium, Speer, American Eagle, Blazer, CCI, Estate Cartridge, Stevens, Fusion, Savage Arms, Savage Range Systems, Force on Force, and Independence brands; and provides firearms products, such as centerfire rifles, rimfire rifles, shotguns, and range systems. Its Outdoor Products segment offers archery/hunting accessories, such as hunting arrows, game calls, hunting blinds, game cameras, and waterfowl decoys; eyewear and sport protection products comprising safety and protective eyewear, fashion and sports eyewear, and helmets; golf products, including laser rangefinders; and hydration products consisting of hydration packs and water bottles. This segment also offers optics products, such as binoculars, riflescopes, and telescopes; shooting accessories, including reloading equipment, clay targets, and premium gun care products; tactical products comprising holsters, duty gear, bags, and packs; and water sports products, such as stand up paddle boards. It provides its products under the Alliant Powder, Bee Stinger, BLACKHAWK!, Bollé, Bushnell, Butler Creek, CamelBak, Cébé, Champion Target, Eagle, Final Approach, Gold Tip, GunMate, Gunslick Pro, Hoppe’s, Jimmy Styks, M-Pro 7, Millett, Night Optics, Outers, Primos, RCBS, Redfield, Serengeti, Simmons, Stoney Point, Tasco, Uncle Mike’s, and Weaver brand names. The company sells its products to outdoor enthusiasts, hunters and recreational shooters, athletes, and law enforcement and military professionals through various mass, specialty, and independent retailers. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Farmington, Utah.

Fitbit, Inc. (FIT) shares were down in last trading by 0% to $7.46. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -5.09% over the past week and fell -3.49% in the past month. It is currently trading -11.49% below its 50 day moving average and -42.8% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -63.57% decrease in value from its one year high of $19.34. The RSI indicator value of 41.65, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Fitbit, Inc. provides wearable health and fitness tracking devices. It offers various products, including Fitbit Zip, an entry-level wireless tracker that allows users to track daily activity statistics, such as steps, distance, calories burned, and active minutes; Fitbit One, a clippable wireless tracker, which tracks floors climbed and sleep, as well as daily steps, distance, calories burned, and active minutes; Fitbit Flex, a wristband-style tracker that tracks steps, distance, calories burned, active minutes, and sleep; and Fitbit Charge, an activity and sleep wristband, which tracks steps, distance, calories burned, active minutes, floors climbed, and sleep. The company also provides Fitbit Alta, a customizable wristband that offers call, text, and calendar notifications when paired with the user’s phone and SmartTrack automatic exercise recognition; and Fitbit Charge HR, a wireless heart rate and activity wristband. In addition, it offers Fitbit Blaze, a smart fitness watch that provides multi-sport functionality, tracks outdoor cycling activity, and provides run cues; Fitbit Surge, a fitness watch that features a GPS watch, heart rate tracker, activity tracker, and smartwatch; Aria, a Wi-Fi connected scale that tracks weight, body fat percentage, and body mass index; and Fitbit accessories that include bands and frames for Fitbit Blaze, bands for Fitbit Alta, colored bands for Fitbit Flex, colored clips for Fitbit One and Fitbit Zip, device charging cables, wireless sync dongles, band clasps, sleep bands, and Fitbit apparel. The company offers its products through consumer electronics and specialty retailers, e-Commerce retailers, sporting goods and outdoors retailers, and wireless carriers; and corporate wellness channels, as well as directly worldwide. The company was formerly known as Healthy Metrics Research, Inc. and changed its name to Fitbit, Inc. in October 2007. Fitbit, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

 

Trader Alert: Regions Financial Corporation (RF), HP Inc. (HPQ), Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR)

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) retreated with the stock falling -0.27% or $-0.04 to close at $14.52 on light trading volume of 15.38M compared its three months average trading volume of 22.45M. The Birmingham Alabama 35203 based company operating under the Regional – Southeast Banks industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 70.39% up for the period and up by 1.11% so far this year. With price target of $14.48 and a 112.74% rebound from 52-week low, Regions Financial Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Regions Financial Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides banking and bank-related services to individual and corporate customers in the United States. Its Corporate Bank segment offers commercial banking services, such as commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, and investor real estate lending, as well as equipment lease financing services. This segment serves corporate, middle market, small business, and commercial real estate developers and investors. The company’s Consumer Bank segment provides consumer banking products and services related to residential first mortgages, home equity lines and loans, small business loans, indirect loans, consumer credit cards, and other consumer loans, as well as the corresponding deposit relationships. Its Wealth Management segment offers wealth management products and services, including credit related products, trust and investment management, asset management, retirement and savings solutions, estate planning, and personal and commercial insurance products to individuals, businesses, governmental institutions, and non-profit entities. The company also provides insurance coverage for various lines of personal and commercial insurance, such as property, vehicle, casualty, life, health, and accident insurance, as well as commercial crop, life, and environmental insurance; and commercial equipment financing products, as well as offers securities, insurance, and advisory services through financial consultants. In addition, it offers securities brokerage, merger and acquisition advisory, trust, and other specialty financing services. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,627 banking offices and 1,962 ATMs in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Regions Financial Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

HP Inc. (HPQ) gained $0.25 to close the day at a new closing price of $14.94, a 1.7% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 74.12% above its 52 week low of $8.91. A total of 15.01M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 12.33M. The stock, which fluctuated between $14.62 and $14.97 during the day, currently situated -7.28% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -4.52% in the past one month and down by -2.42% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $16.1 and RSI of 45.57, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, solutions, and services, as well as scanning devices; and laserjet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and 3D printing solutions. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) shares were down in last trading by -0.55% to $3.61. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.63% over the past week and grew 1.42% in the past month. It is currently trading 5.22% above its 50 day moving average and -16.38% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -32.38% decrease in value from its one year high of $5.85. The RSI indicator value of 58.3, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Frontier Communications Corporation provides regulated and unregulated voice, data, and video services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in the United States. The company offers residential services, such as fiber-to-the-home and fiber-to-the-node broadband, as well as traditional copper-based broadband products; and commercial services, including Ethernet, dedicated Internet, multiprotocol label switching, time division multiplexing, data transport services, and optical transport services. It also provides Frontier Secure suite of products for computer security, cloud backup and sharing, identity protection, equipment insurance, and technical support; unified messaging services comprising call forwarding, conference calling, caller identification, voicemail, and call waiting services; long distance network services; and packages of communications services. In addition, the company offers switched access services that facilitate other carriers to use the company’s facilities to originate and terminate their local and long distance voice traffic; satellite TV video services; and a range of third-party communications equipment to small, medium, and enterprise business customers. As of December 31, 2015, it had approximately 3,124,200 residential customers; approximately 289,200 business customers; and 2,462,100 broadband subscribers. The company also operates a retail store in Southern California. The company was formerly known as Citizens Communications Company and changed its name to Frontier Communications Corporation in July 2008. Frontier Communications Corporation was founded in 1927 and is based in Norwalk, Connecticut.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: CEL-SCI Corporation (CVM), Intel Corporation (INTC), HP Inc. (HPQ)

CEL-SCI Corporation (CVM) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 38.86% or $0.05 to close the day at $0.16 on active trading volume of 16.73M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.77M. The Vienna Virginia 22182 based company has been underperforming the biotechnology group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -58.16%, compared to the industry which has dropped -0.36% over the same period. With RSI of 64.12, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $3, making it a hold for now.

CEL-SCI Corporation engages in the research and development of drugs and vaccines. Its lead investigational immunotherapy is Multikine, which is under pivotal phase III clinical trial for the treatment of primary head and neck cancer. The company’s Multikine is also used in a Phase I study with the Naval Medical Center, San Diego under a cooperative research and development agreement in HIV/HPV co-infected men and women with peri-anal warts. Its Ligand Epitope Antigen Presentation System, a pre-clinical patented T-cell modulation process that stimulates the human immune system to fight bacterial, viral, and parasitic infections, as well as autoimmune diseases, allergies, transplantation rejections, and cancer. The company also develops LEAPS-H1N1-DC, a product candidate for the treatment of pandemic influenza in hospitalized patients; and CEL-2000 and CEL-4000 vaccine product candidates for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. CEL-SCI Corporation was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Vienna, Virginia.

Intel Corporation (INTC) fell -0.19% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.07 to finish the day at $36.54 with about 15.9M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 20.44M. The $172.98B market cap company, which fluctuated between $36.53 and $36.93 during the day, currently situated 35.17% above its 52 week low of $27.68 and -4.02% away from its one year high of $38.36. The RSI of 55.35 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. It operates through Client Computing Group, Data Center Group, Internet of Things Group, Software and Services, and All Other segments. The company’s platforms are used in various computing applications comprising notebooks, 2 in 1 systems, desktops, servers, tablets, smartphones, wireless and wired connectivity products, wearables, retail devices, and manufacturing devices, as well as for retail, transportation, industrial, buildings, home use, and other market segments. It offers microprocessors that processes system data and controls other devices in the system; chipsets, which send data between the microprocessor and input, display, and storage devices, such as keyboard, mouse, monitor, hard drive or solid-state drive, and optical disc drives; and system-on-chip products that integrate its central processing units with other system components onto a single chip. The company also provides communication and connectivity offerings, such as baseband processors, radio frequency transceivers, and power management integrated circuits; and tablet, phone, and Internet of Things solutions, which include multimode 4G LTE modems, Bluetooth technology and GPS receivers, software solutions, and interoperability tests, as well as home gateway and set-top box components. In addition, it offers security solutions for computers, mobile devices, and networks, as well as software and services for technology integration; NAND flash memory products, which are used in solid-state drives; and custom foundry services, including custom silicon, packaging, and manufacturing test services. The company sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and industrial and communications equipment manufacturers in the computing and communications industries. Intel Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Santa Clara, California.

HP Inc. (HPQ) saw its value increase by 0.07% as the stock gained $0.01 to finish the day at a closing price of $14.69. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $8.91-$16.25 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $14.4 to $14.97 during the day, are down by -4.97% in the past three months and up by 8.94% over the past six months. It is currently trading -3.25% below its 20 day moving average and -3.18% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $16.1 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 37.73. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, solutions, and services, as well as scanning devices; and laserjet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and 3D printing solutions. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

 

Trader Alert: 3D Systems Corporation (DDD), Pandora Media, Inc. (P), HP Inc. (HPQ)

3D Systems Corporation (DDD) grew with the stock adding 15.7% or $2.27 to close at $16.73 on light trading volume of 13.62M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.57M. The Rock Hill South Carolina 29730 based company operating under the Computer Peripherals industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 99.88% up for the period and up by 25.88% so far this year. With price target of $15.55 and a 178.83% rebound from 52-week low, 3D Systems Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

3D Systems Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides 3D printing products and services worldwide. The company’s 3D printers transform data input generated by 3D design software, CAD software, or other 3D design tools into printed parts using a range of print materials, including plastic, metal, nylon, rubber, wax, and composite materials. It offers various 3D printing technologies, such as stereolithography, selective laser sintering, direct metal printing, multijet printing, colorjet printing, and plasticjet printing. The company also develops, blends, and markets various print materials, such as plastic, nylon, metal, composite, elastomeric, wax, and Class IV bio-compatible materials. It offers its printers under the Accura, DuraForm, LaserForm, CastForm, and VisiJet brand names. In addition, the company provides digital design tools, including software, scanners, and haptic devices, as well as products for product design, mold and die design, 3D scan-to-print, reverse engineering, and production machining and inspection. Further, it offers proprietary software and drivers that provide part preparation, part placement, support placement, build platform management, and print queue management; and 3D virtual reality simulators and simulator modules for medical applications, as well as digitizing scanners for medical and mechanical applications. Additionally, the company provides warranty, maintenance, and training services. It primarily serves companies and small and midsize businesses in a range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, government, defense, technology, electronics, education, consumer goods, energy, and healthcare. The company sells its products and services through its direct sales force, resellers, and channel partners and distributors. 3D Systems Corporation was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Pandora Media, Inc. (P) dropped $-0.35 to close the day at a new closing price of $12.12, a -2.81% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 70.7% above its 52 week low of $7.1. A total of 13.31M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.16M. The stock, which fluctuated between $11.89 and $12.44 during the day, currently situated -19.09% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -12.49% in the past one month and down by -15.36% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $14.3 and RSI of 39.77, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Pandora Media, Inc. provides Internet music streaming services in North America. The company allows its listeners to create personalized stations to access free music and comedy catalogs, as well as personalized playlist generating system; and offers Pandora One, a paid subscription service to listeners. It also sells audio, display, and video advertising to advertisers for delivery on computer, mobile, and other connected device platforms. In addition, the company offers ticketing and marketing software and services for venues and event promoters to promote their events, as well as allow fans to find and purchase tickets for events. Pandora Media, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Oakland, California.

HP Inc. (HPQ) shares were down in last trading by -2.13% to $14.68. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.08% over the past week and fell -8.33% in the past month. It is currently trading -3.13% below its 50 day moving average and 7.02% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -8.89% decrease in value from its one year high of $16.25. The RSI indicator value of 38.5, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, solutions, and services, as well as scanning devices; and laserjet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and 3D printing solutions. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

 

Stocks In Queue: HP Inc. (HPQ), Time Warner Inc. (TWX), Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM)

HP Inc. (HPQ) fell -0.46% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.07 to finish the day at $15 with about 7.47M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 12.05M. The $25.75B market cap company, which fluctuated between $14.97 and $15.16 during the day, currently situated 74.82% above its 52 week low of $8.91 and -6.91% away from its one year high of $16.25. The RSI of 46.31 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, solutions, and services, as well as scanning devices; and laserjet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and 3D printing solutions. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Time Warner Inc. (TWX) dropped $-0.34 to close the day at a new closing price of $94.75, a -0.36% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 74.24% above its 52 week low of $55.53. A total of 7.43M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 6.78M. The stock, which fluctuated between $94.59 and $95.72 during the day, currently situated -2.53% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.91% in the past one month and up by 19.46% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $102.45 and RSI of 51.87, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Time Warner Inc. operates as a media and entertainment company in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Turner, Home Box Office, and Warner Bros. The Turner segment owns and operates a portfolio of cable television networks and related properties that offer entertainment, sports, kids, and news programming on television and digital platforms for consumers. It operates approximately 180 channels in 200 countries. The Turner segment’s networks and related properties include TNT, TBS, Adult Swim, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, Turner Sports, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, CNN, and HLN; and digital media properties comprise bleacherreport.com, NBA.com, NBA Mobile, NCAA.com, PGA.com, tntdrama.com, TBS.com, adultswim.com, and cartoonnetwork.com. It also licenses original programming to subscription-video-on-demand (SVOD) services and other over-the-top services, and its brands and characters for consumer products other business ventures. This segment serves cable system operators, satellite service distributors, telephone companies, and other distributors. The Home Box Office segment provides premium pay and basic tier television services comprising HBO and Cinemax; sells its original programming through physical and digital formats; and licenses home entertainment and content to international television networks and SVOD services. As of December 31, 2015, this segment had 49 million domestic subscribers. The Warner Bros. segment produces, distributes, and licenses television programming and feature films; distributes digital and physical home entertainment products; and produces and distributes videogames, as well as licenses consumer products and brands. The company was formerly known as AOL Time Warner, Inc. and changed its name to Time Warner Inc. in 2003. Time Warner Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) had a light trading with around 7.38M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.02M. The stock traded between $34.99 and $36.49 before closing at the price of $35.42 with -3.14% change on the day. The Greenwood Village Colorado 80111 based company is currently trading 121.52% above its 52 week low of $16.05 and -22.95% below its 52 week high of $46.07. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 56.96 and $41.12 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Newmont Mining Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates in the mining industry. The company primarily acquires, develops, explores for, and produces gold. It also explores for silver and copper properties. The company’s operations and/or assets are located in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, and Suriname. As of December 31, 2015, it had proven and probable gold reserves of 73.7 million ounces and an aggregate land position of approximately 20,000 square miles. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

 

Investor’s Watch List: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN), HP Inc. (HPQ), Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) had a light trading with around 12.37M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.29M. The stock traded between $13.16 and $13.58 before closing at the price of $13.26 with -1.63% change on the day. The Columbus Ohio 43287 based company is currently trading 74.13% above its 52 week low of $7.83 and -2.21% below its 52 week high of $13.64. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 61.11 and $13.79 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated operates as a holding company for The Huntington National Bank that provides commercial, small business, consumer, and mortgage banking services. The company’s Retail and Business Banking segment offers financial products and services, including checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, consumer loans, and small business loans; and investments, insurance, interest rate risk protection, and foreign exchange and treasury management services. Its Commercial Banking segment provides corporate risk management and institutional sales, trading, and underwriting services; commercial property and casualty, employee benefits, personal lines, life and disability, and specialty lines of insurance; and brokerage and agency services for residential and commercial title insurance, as well as excess and surplus product lines of insurance. The company’s Automobile Finance and Commercial Real Estate segment offers financing for the purchase of vehicles; financing the acquisition of new and used vehicle inventory of franchised automotive dealerships; and financing for land, buildings, and other commercial real estate owned or constructed by real estate developers, automobile dealerships, or other customers. Its Regional Banking and The Huntington Private Client Group segment provides deposits, lending, and other banking services; wealth management services, and retirement plan and corporate trust services; and brokerage, annuities, advisory, and other investment products. The company’s Home Lending segment offers consumer loans and mortgages. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated also provides equipment leasing; and online, mobile, and telephone banking services. The company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

HP Inc. (HPQ) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.07% or $-0.01 to close the day at $15.07 on light trading volume of 12.31M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 12M. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company has been outperforming the diversified computer systems group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 38.61%, compared to the industry which has advanced 48.95% over the same period. With RSI of 49.2, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $16.1, making it a hold for now.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, solutions, and services, as well as scanning devices; and laserjet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and 3D printing solutions. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) shares were down in last trading by -0.26% to $38.64. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.29% over the past week and fell -0.46% in the past month. It is currently trading -1.29% below its 50 day moving average and -2.5% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -7.08% decrease in value from its one year high of $42. The RSI indicator value of 45.41, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, application software, cloud infrastructure, hardware systems, and related services worldwide. It offers services in three primary layers of the cloud: Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. The company licenses its Oracle Database software, which enables storage, retrieval, and manipulation of various forms of data; and Oracle Fusion Middleware software to build, deploy, secure, access, and integrate business applications, as well as automate their business processes. It also provides a range of software for mobile computing to address the development needs of businesses; and Java, a software development language. In addition, the company offers application software, such as human capital and talent management, customer experience and customer relationship management, financial management and governance, risk and compliance, procurement, project portfolio management, supply chain management, business analytics and enterprise performance management, and industry-specific application software. Further, it offers hardware systems products, such as Oracle Engineered Systems, servers, storage, networking, industry specific hardware, virtualization software, operating systems, management software, and related hardware services. Additionally, the company offers customers with rights to software product upgrades and maintenance releases, patches released, and Internet access to technical content, as well as Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. The company also provides consulting services, such as IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade; customer support services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

 

Stocks To Watch: The Kroger Co. (KR), HP Inc. (HPQ), Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)

The Kroger Co. (KR) traded within a range of $33.22 to $33.84 after opening the day at $33.78. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -3.68% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.42% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $33.24 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -20.59% below its 52 week high of $42.42 and 16.21% above its 12-month low of $28.71. The shares are up by over 15.05% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 41.94 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States. It also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. The company operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. Its combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; multi-department stores provide general merchandise items, such as apparel, home fashion and furnishings, outdoor living, electronics, automotive products, toys, and fine jewelry; and price impact warehouse stores offer grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. The company’s marketplace stores comprise full-service grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty departments, and perishable goods, as well as general merchandise, including apparel, home goods, and toys. It operates under the banner brands, such as Kroger, Ralphs, Fred Meyer, King Soopers, etc., as well as Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic brands. As of January 30, 2016, the company operated 2,778 retail food stores, including 1,387 fuel centers; 784 convenience stores; and 323 fine jewelry stores and an online retail store, as well as franchised 78 convenience stores. The Kroger Co. was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

HP Inc. (HPQ) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.55% or $0.23 to close the day at $15.08 on active trading volume of 9.11M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 12.05M. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company has been outperforming the diversified computer systems group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 33.73%, compared to the industry which has advanced 44.29% over the same period. With RSI of 49.94, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $16.1, making it a hold for now.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, solutions, and services, as well as scanning devices; and laserjet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and 3D printing solutions. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) gained $0.03 to close the day at a new closing price of $22.37, a 0.13% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 50.88% above its 52 week low of $14.88. A total of 9.08M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.4M. The stock, which fluctuated between $21.93 and $22.5 during the day, currently situated -16.26% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -1.28% in the past one month and down by -11.18% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $27.99 and RSI of 49.34, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, develops, exploits, explores for, produces, and markets natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids in the United States. The company primarily focuses on the Marcellus Shale in northeast Pennsylvania with approximately 200,000 net acres in the dry gas window of the play; and the Eagle Ford Shale in south Texas with approximately 85,500 net acres in the oil window of the play. It also transports, stores, gathers, and purchases natural gas for resale. The company sells its natural gas to industrial customers, local distribution companies, and gas marketers through gathering systems and pipelines, as well as to intrastate pipelines, natural gas processors, and marketing companies. As of December 31, 2015, it had proved reserves of approximately 8,190 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Investor’s Watch List: HP Inc. (HPQ), Groupon, Inc. (GRPN), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

HP Inc. (HPQ) had a active trading with around 12.5M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.96M. The stock traded between $14.62 and $15.14 before closing at the price of $14.85 with 0.07% change on the day. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company is currently trading 73.07% above its 52 week low of $8.91 and -7.84% below its 52 week high of $16.25. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 43.12 and $16.1 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, solutions, and services, as well as scanning devices; and laserjet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and 3D printing solutions. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 5.42% or $0.18 to close the day at $3.5 on light trading volume of 12.38M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 13.39M. The Chicago Illinois 60654 based company has been outperforming the internet information providers group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 16.67%, compared to the industry which has advanced 6.44% over the same period. With RSI of 42.3, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $5.13, making it a hold for now.

Groupon, Inc. operates online local commerce marketplaces that connect merchants to consumers by offering goods and services at a discount in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. It also provides deals on products for which it acts as the merchant of record. The company offers deals in various categories, including food and drink, events and activities, beauty and spa, health and fitness, home and garden, and automotive; and deals on various product lines, such as electronics, sporting goods, jewelry, toys, household items, and apparel, as well as provides discounted and market rates for hotel, airfare, and package deals. It offers its deal offerings to customers through Websites; search engines; and mobile applications and mobile browsers, which enable consumers to browse, purchase, manage, and redeem deals on their mobile devices, as well as sends emails to its subscribers with deal offerings that are targeted by location and personal preferences. The company was formerly known as ThePoint.com, Inc. and changed its name to Groupon, Inc. in October 2008. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Groupon, Inc. is a subsidiary of The Point, LLC.

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) shares were up in last trading by 2.17% to $60.15. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.99% over the past week and fell -0.24% in the past month. It is currently trading -0.93% below its 50 day moving average and 3.08% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -7.41% decrease in value from its one year high of $65.46. The RSI indicator value of 50.99, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Merck & Co., Inc. provides healthcare solutions worldwide. The company offers therapeutic and preventive agents to treat cardiovascular, type 2 diabetes, asthma, nasal allergy symptoms, allergic rhinitis, chronic hepatitis C virus, HIV-1 infection, fungal infections, intra-abdominal infections, hypertension, arthritis and pain, inflammatory, osteoporosis, male pattern hair loss, and fertility diseases. It also offers neuromuscular blocking agents; anti-bacterial products; cholesterol modifying medicines; non-sedating antihistamine; and vaginal contraceptive products. In addition, the company offers products to prevent chemotherapy-induced and post-operative nausea and vomiting; treat brain tumors; treat melanoma and metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer; prevent diseases caused by human papillomavirus; and vaccines for measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, chickenpox, shingles, rotavirus gastroenteritis, and pneumococcal diseases. Further, it offers antibiotic and anti-inflammatory drugs to treat infectious and respiratory diseases, fertility disorders, and pneumonia in cattle, horses, and swine; vaccines for poultry; parasiticide for sea lice in salmon; and antibiotics and vaccines for fishes. Additionally, the company offers companion animal products, such as ointments for otitis; diabetes mellitus treatment for dogs and cats; anthelmintic products; chewable tablets to treat fleas and ticks in dogs; and products for protection against bites from fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, and sandflies. It serves drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, government agencies and entities, physicians, physician distributors, veterinarians, distributors, animal producers, and managed health care providers. The company has a collaboration agreement with Adaptimmune Therapeutics plc; and a research agreement with Proteros Biostructures to develop small molecule compounds for the treatment of various cancers. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Kenilworth, New Jersey.

 

Stocks Under Review: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW), HP Inc. (HPQ), Allergan plc (AGN)

The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.78% or $-0.31 to close the day at $39.58 on light trading volume of 4.94M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.47M. The San Francisco California 94105 based company has been outperforming the investment brokerage – national group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 20.18%, compared to the industry which has advanced 23.66% over the same period. With RSI of 60.53, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $40.67, making it a hold for now.

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

HP Inc. (HPQ) retreated with the stock falling 0% or $0 to close at $14.94 on active trading volume of 4.9M compared its three months average trading volume of 12.08M. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company operating under the Diversified Computer Systems industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 31.03% up for the period and up by 31.03% so far this year. With price target of $16.1 and a 74.12% rebound from 52-week low, HP Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, solutions, and services, as well as scanning devices; and laserjet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and 3D printing solutions. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Allergan plc (AGN) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.54% or $3.15 to close the day at $207.21 on lower than average trading volume of 4.84M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.06M. The Dublin Dublin D17 E400 based company has been underperforming the drugs – generic companies by -10.1413% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -33.69% YTD, versus the drugs – generic industry which is down -26.55% for the same period. The RSI of 65.55 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Allergan plc, a specialty pharmaceutical company, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes medical aesthetics, biosimilar, and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products worldwide. It operates through US Brands, US Medical Aesthetics, International Brands, and Anda Distribution segments. The company offers a portfolio of products that provide treatments for the central nervous system, gastroenterology, women’s health and urology, ophthalmology, neurosciences, medical aesthetics, liver disease, inflammation, fibrosis, and HIV, as well as dermatology and plastic surgery, and Alzheimer’s disease. It is also involved in developing ocular implants that reduce intraocular pressure associated with glaucoma; medical devices for the correction of prominent ears; and intranasal neurostimulation devices, as well as other dry eye products. In addition, it distributes generic and branded pharmaceutical products primarily to independent pharmacies, pharmacy chains, pharmacy buying groups, and physicians’ offices. Allergan plc has a collaboration with T2 Biosystems to develop blood-based diagnostic panel for the detection of Gram-negative bacterial species. The company was formerly known as Actavis plc and changed its name to Allergan plc in June 2015. Allergan plc was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

 

Stocks Under Review: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV), The Walt Disney Company (DIS), HP Inc. (HPQ)

AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.37% or $-0.23 to close the day at $62.27 on light trading volume of 5.13M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.57M. The North Chicago Illinois 60064 based company has been outperforming the drug manufacturers – major group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 8.79%, compared to the industry which has dropped -1.92% over the same period. With RSI of 57.66, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $70, making it a hold for now.

AbbVie Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceutical products worldwide. The company offers HUMIRA, a biologic therapy administered as a subcutaneous injection to treat autoimmune diseases; IMBRUVICA, an oral therapy for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia; and VIEKIRA PAK, an interferon-free therapy, with or without ribavirin, for adults with genotype 1 chronic hepatitis, including those with compensated cirrhosis. It also provides Kaletra, an anti-HIV-1 medicine used with other anti-HIV-1 medications as a treatment that maintains viral suppression in HIV-1 patients; Norvir, a protease inhibitor indicated in combination with other antiretroviral agents to treat HIV-1; and Synagis to prevent respiratory syncytial virus infection in high risk infants. In addition, the company offers AndroGel, a testosterone replacement therapy for males diagnosed with symptomatic low testosterone; Creon, a pancreatic enzyme therapy for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency; Synthroid to treat hypothyroidism; and Lupron, a product for the palliative treatment of prostate cancer, and endometriosis and central precocious puberty, as well as for the treatment of patients with anemia. Further, it provides Duopa and Duodopa, a levodopa-carbidopa intestinal gel to treat Parkinson’s disease; Sevoflurane, an anesthesia product for human use; TriCor, Trilipix, and Niaspan to treat metabolic conditions characterized by high cholesterol and/or high triglycerides; and Zemplar to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism. The company sells its products to wholesalers, distributors, government agencies, health care facilities, specialty pharmacies, and independent retailers from its distribution centers and public warehouses. AbbVie Inc. has strategic collaboration with C2N Diagnostics; Calico Life Sciences LLC; Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Ablynx NV; Galapagos NV; and Alvine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in North Chicago, Illinois.

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) retreated with the stock falling -0.83% or $-0.87 to close at $104.3 on light trading volume of 5.12M compared its three months average trading volume of 8.13M. The Burbank California 91521 based company operating under the Entertainment – Diversified industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -1.13% down for the period and up by 0.75% so far this year. With price target of $107.85 and a 22.74% rebound from 52-week low, The Walt Disney Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company’s Media Networks segment operates cable programming services, including the ESPN, Disney channels, and Freeform networks; broadcast businesses, which include the ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; radio businesses consisting of the ESPN Radio Network; and the Radio Disney network. It also produces and sells original live-action and animated television programming to first-run syndication and other television markets, as well as subscription video on demand services and in home entertainment formats, such as DVD, Blu-Ray, and iTunes. Its Parks and Resorts segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and the Disneyland Resort in California. This segment also operates Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii, Disney Vacation Club, Disney Cruise Line, and Adventures by Disney; and manages Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, and Shanghai Disney Resort, as well as licenses its intellectual property to a third party for the operations of the Tokyo Disney Resort in Japan. The company’s Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution in the theatrical, home entertainment, and television markets primarily under the Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Touchstone banners. This segment also produces stage plays and musical recordings; licenses and produces live entertainment events; and provides visual and audio effects, and other post-production services. Its Consumer Products & Interactive Media segment licenses its trade names, characters, and visual and literary properties; develops and publishes games for mobile platforms; and sells its products through The Disney Store, DisneyStore.com, and MarvelStore.com, as well as directly to retailers. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Burbank, California.

HP Inc. (HPQ) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.78% or $-0.27 to close the day at $14.94 on higher than average trading volume of 5.11M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 12.15M. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company has been outperforming the diversified computer systems companies by -2.7564% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 31.03% YTD, versus the diversified computer systems industry which is up 41.32% for the same period. The RSI of 45.64 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, solutions, and services, as well as scanning devices; and laserjet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and 3D printing solutions. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.