Stocks To Track: HP Inc. (HPQ), The Procter & Gamble Company (PG), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

HP Inc. (HPQ) fell -0.38% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.06 to finish the day at $15.92 with about 12.56M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.73M. The $27.3B market cap company, which fluctuated between $15.89 and $16.03 during the day, currently situated 74.94% above its 52 week low of $9.95 and -2.99% away from its one year high of $16.41. The RSI of 68.27 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, small- and medium-sized businesses, and large enterprises, including customers in 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.

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) dropped $-0.33 to close the day at a new closing price of $90.79, a -0.36% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 17.5% above its 52 week low of $79.1. A total of 12.4M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 9.22M. The stock, which fluctuated between $90.54 and $91.12 during the day, currently situated -0.39% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 6.9% in the past one month and up by 9.43% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $90.53 and RSI of 71.15, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

The Procter & Gamble Company provides branded consumer packaged goods to consumers in North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, India, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. The company’s Beauty segment offers hair care products comprising conditioners, shampoos, styling aids, and treatments; and antiperspirants and deodorants, personal cleansing, and skin care products. This segment markets its products under the Head & Shoulders, Olay, Pantene, Rejoice, Old Spice, Safeguard, and SK-II brands. Its Grooming segment provides blades and razors, pre- and post-shave products, and other shave care products, as well as appliances under the Braun, Fusion, Gillette, Mach3, Prestobarba, and Venus brands. The company’s Health Care segment offers toothbrushes, toothpaste, and other oral care products; and gastrointestinal, rapid diagnostics, respiratory, vitamins/minerals/supplements, and other healthcare products under the Oral-B, Crest, Prilosec, Vicks, Metamucil, Pepto Bismol, and Align brands. Its Fabric & Home Care segment provides fabric care products, including fabric enhancers, laundry additives, and laundry detergents; and home care products comprising air care, dish care, P&G professional, and surface care products under the Tide, Ariel, Downy, Gain, Cascade, Dawn, Febreze, Mr. Clean, and Swiffer brands. The company’s Baby, Feminine & Family Care segment offers baby care products, such as baby wipes, diapers, and pants; adult incontinence and feminine care products; and family care products, such as paper towels, tissues, and toilet papers. This segment markets its products under the Pampers, Always, Bounty, Charmin, Luvs, and Tampax brands. The company sells its products through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, department stores, distributors, baby stores, specialty beauty stores, e-commerce, high-frequency stores, and pharmacies. The Procter & Gamble Company was founded in 1837 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) had a active trading with around 12.35M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.79M. The stock traded between $64.46 and $65.41 before closing at the price of $65.26 with 0.15% change on the day. The Kenilworth New Jersey 07033 based company is currently trading 36.82% above its 52 week low of $49.63 and -0.93% below its 52 week high of $65.87. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 63.14 and $68.55 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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 collaboration agreements with Adaptimmune Therapeutics plc and Agenus; and a research agreement with Proteros Biostructures to develop molecule compounds for various cancer treatments. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Kenilworth, New Jersey.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: HP Inc. (HPQ), Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY), Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU)

HP Inc. (HPQ) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.12% or $0.02 to close the day at $16.06 on active trading volume of 17.09M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.67M. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company has been outperforming the diversified computer systems group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 70%, compared to the industry which has advanced 83.85% over the same period. With RSI of 71.48, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $16.07, making it a hold for now.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses, and large enterprises, including customers in 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.

Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY) climbed 1.61% during last trading as the stock added $0.37 to finish the day at $23.32 with about 4.01M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.23M. The $10.97B market cap company, which fluctuated between $22.84 and $23.41 during the day, currently situated 57.14% above its 52 week low of $14.84 and 1.17% away from its one year high of $23.41. The RSI of 79.8 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

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

Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) saw its value increase by 0.59% as the stock gained $0.65 to finish the day at a closing price of $110.45. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $62.62-$110.99 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $109.29 to $110.99 during the day, are up by 13.59% in the past three months and up by 46.35% over the past six months. It is currently trading 4.04% above its 20 day moving average and 4.68% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $110.29 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 65.01. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services in the United States and internationally. It offers primarily life insurance, annuities, retirement-related, mutual funds, and investment management products and services. The company operates through U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management, U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance, and International Insurance divisions. The U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management division provides individual variable and fixed annuity products; and recordkeeping, plan administration, actuarial advisory, tailored participant education and communication, trustee, and institutional and retail investment services. It also offers brokerage services; guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements, structured settlement annuities, and other group annuities; and investment management and advisory services to the public and private marketplace. The U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance division provides individual variable, term, and universal life insurance products to mass middle, mass affluent, and affluent markets; group life; long-term and short-term group disability; and group corporate, bank, and trust-owned life insurance products to institutional clients. It also sells accidental death and dismemberment, and other ancillary coverages; and offers plan administrative services. The International Insurance division provides individual life insurance, retirement, and related products. The company serves individual and institutional customers through third-party broker-dealers, independent financial planners, financial professionals, third-party financial advisors, brokers, benefits consultants, sales force, wire houses, banks, general agencies, producer groups, life planners, and life consultants. Prudential Financial, Inc. was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

 

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Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) grew with the stock adding 1.42% or $0.66 to close at $46.99 on active trading volume of 7.86M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.41M. The Atlanta Georgia 30328 based company operating under the Housewares & Accessories industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 41.5% up for the period and up by 5.24% so far this year. With price target of $56.13 and a 43.63% rebound from 52-week low, Newell Brands Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Newell Brands Inc. designs, sources, and distributes consumer and commercial products worldwide. The company offers markers and highlighters, pens, and pencils; art products; activity-based adhesive and cutting products; fine writing instruments; and labeling solutions under the Sharpie, Paper Mate, Expo, Prismacolor, Mr.Sketch, Elmer’s, X-Acto, Parker, Waterman, and Dymo Office brands. It also provides indoor/outdoor organization, food storage, and home storage products; durable beverage containers; gourmet cookware, bakeware, and cutlery; and hair care accessories under the Rubbermaid, Contigo, Bubba, Calphalon, and Goody brands; and home fragrance products under the WoodWick Candle brand. In addition, the company offers hand and power tool accessories, industrial band saw blades, tools for HVAC systems, and industrial label makers and printers under Irwin, Lenox, Hilmor, and Dymo Industrial brands; cleaning and refuse products, hygiene systems, and material handling solutions under the Rubbermaid Commercial Products brand names; and infant and juvenile products, such as car seats, strollers, highchairs, and playards directly under the Graco, Baby Jogger, Aprica, and Teutonia brands. Further, it provides branded consumer products, consumables, and household staples under the Yankee Candle, Waddington, Ball, Diamond, First Alert, NUK, and Pine Mountain brands; kitchen appliances and home environment products under the Crock-Pot, FoodSaver, Holmes, Mr. Coffee, Oster, Rainbow, and Sunbeam brands; products for outdoor and outdoor-related activities under the Coleman, Jostens, Berkley, Shakespeare, Rawlings, Völkl, K2, and Marmot brands; and plastic products, including closures, contact lens packaging, medical disposables, plastic cutlery, and rigid packaging under the Jarden name. The company was formerly known as Newell Rubbermaid Inc. and changed its name to Newell Brands Inc. in April 2016. The company was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

HP Inc. (HPQ) had a active trading with around 7.75M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.71M. The stock traded between $15.55 and $15.74 before closing at the price of $15.72 with 0.51% change on the day. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company is currently trading 83.21% above its 52 week low of $9.45 and -2.44% below its 52 week high of $16.25. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $16.07 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses, and large enterprises, including customers in 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.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) saw its value increase by 0.41% as the stock gained $0.28 to finish the day at a closing price of $68.47. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $64.37-$78.48 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $68.16 to $69.9 during the day, are up by 3.46% in the past three months and down by -5.86% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.18% above its 20 day moving average and -2.07% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $76.3 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 48.02.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and gas properties in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Oil and Gas, Chemical, and Midstream and Marketing. The Oil and Gas segment explores for, develops, and produces oil and condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and natural gas. The Chemical segment manufactures and markets basic chemicals, including chlorine, caustic soda, chlorinated organics, potassium chemicals, ethylene dichloride, chlorinated isocyanurates, sodium silicates, and calcium chloride; vinyls comprising vinyl chloride monomer and polyvinyl chloride; and other chemicals, such as resorcinol. The Midstream and Marketing segment gathers, processes, transports, stores, purchases, and markets oil, condensate, NGLs, natural gas, carbon dioxide, and power. This segment also trades around its assets consisting of transportation and storage capacity, as well as oil, NGLs, gas, and other commodities. Occidental Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks To Track: The Walt Disney Company (DIS), HP Inc. (HPQ), Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) fell 0% during last trading as the stock lost $0 to finish the day at $109 with about 13.61M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.35M. The $173.12B market cap company, which fluctuated between $108.98 and $111.42 during the day, currently situated 28.28% above its 52 week low of $86.96 and -2.67% away from its one year high of $111.99. The RSI of 54.77 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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) gained $0.08 to close the day at a new closing price of $15.51, a 0.52% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 80.76% above its 52 week low of $8.91. A total of 13.2M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 11.84M. The stock, which fluctuated between $15.39 and $15.64 during the day, currently situated -3.74% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 5.65% in the past one month and up by 3.93% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $16.07 and RSI of 60.07, 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.

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) had a light trading with around 13.18M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 13.72M. The stock traded between $15.63 and $16.24 before closing at the price of $15.88 with -0.94% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77056 based company is currently trading 147.97% above its 52 week low of $6.52 and -17.63% below its 52 week high of $19.28. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 32.26 and $20.46 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Marathon Oil Corporation operates as an energy company. It operates through three segments: North America E&P, International E&P, and Oil Sands Mining. The North America E&P segment develops, explores for, produces, and markets crude oil and condensate, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in North America. The International Exploration and Production segment explores for, produces, and markets crude oil and condensate, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Libya, and the United Kingdom; and produces and markets products manufactured from natural gas, such as liquefied natural gas and methanol in Equatorial Guinea. The Oil Sands Mining segment mines, extracts, and transports bitumen from oil sands deposits in Alberta and Canada; and upgrades the bitumen to produce and market synthetic crude oil and vacuum gas oil. As of December 31, 2015, it had rights to participate in developed and undeveloped leases totaling approximately 32,000 net acres. The company was formerly known as USX Corporation and changed its name to Marathon Oil Corporation in July 2001. Marathon Oil Corporation was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks Roundup: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), HP Inc. (HPQ), Reynolds American Inc. (RAI)

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) grew with the stock adding 0.44% or $0.21 to close at $48.37 on active trading volume of 7.96M compared its three months average trading volume of 6.19M. The Findlay Ohio 45840 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 55.3% up for the period and down by -3.93% so far this year. With price target of $62.38 and a 71.55% rebound from 52-week low, Marathon Petroleum Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in refining, marketing, retailing, and transporting petroleum products primarily in the United States. It operates through three segments: Refining & Marketing, Speedway, and Midstream. The company refines crude oil and other feed stocks at its seven refineries in the Gulf Coast and Midwest regions of the United States; and purchases ethanol and refined products for resale. Its refined products include gasoline, distillates, propane, feed stocks and special products, heavy fuel oil, and asphalt. The company also sells transportation fuels and convenience products in the retail market through Speedway convenience stores; and transports crude oil and other feed stocks to its refineries and other locations. Marathon Petroleum Corporation markets its refined products to resellers, consumers, independent retailers, wholesale customers, marathon-branded independent entrepreneurs, its Speedway convenience stores, airlines, transportation companies, and utility companies, as well as exports its refined products. As of December 31, 2015, it owned, leased, and had ownership interests in approximately 8,400 miles of crude oil and refined product pipelines, as well as owned and operated 2,766 gasoline and convenience stores in 22 states of the United States; and had 5,600 retail outlets operated by independent entrepreneurs in 19 states in the United States. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Findlay, Ohio.

HP Inc. (HPQ) had a active trading with around 7.93M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.86M. The stock traded between $15.09 and $15.3 before closing at the price of $15.26 with -0.07% change on the day. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company is currently trading 77.85% above its 52 week low of $8.91 and -5.29% below its 52 week high of $16.25. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $16.07 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise 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.

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) saw its value decrease by -0.05% as the stock dropped $-0.03 to finish the day at a closing price of $60.36. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $43.38-$60.49 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $60.19 to $60.39 during the day, are up by 10.99% in the past three months and up by 25.55% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.51% above its 20 day moving average and 6.98% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $57.01 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 77.91.The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. It operates through RJR Tobacco, Santa Fe, and American Snuff segments. The RJR Tobacco segment offers cigarettes under the NEWPORT, CAMEL, PALL MALL, DORAL, MISTY, and CAPRI brands; and CAMEL Snus, a smoke-free tobacco product, as well as manages various licensed brands, including DUNHILL and STATE EXPRESS 555. The Santa Fe segment manufactures and markets cigarettes and other tobacco products under the NATURAL AMERICAN SPIRIT brand. The American Snuff segment provides smokeless tobacco products, such as moist snuff under GRIZZLY and KODIAK brand names. The company also manufactures and markets digital vapor cigarettes under the VUSE brand name; and markets nicotine replacement therapy products under the ZONNIC brand. It distributes its products primarily through direct wholesale deliveries from a local distribution center and public warehouses. Reynolds American Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU), HP Inc. (HPQ), Entergy Corporation (ETR)

Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.44% or $-0.46 to close the day at $105.11 on light trading volume of 1.57M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.47M. The Newark New Jersey 07102 based company has been outperforming the life insurance group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 56.62%, compared to the industry which has advanced 28.8% over the same period. With RSI of 50.62, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $110.6, making it a hold for now.

Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services in the United States and internationally. It offers primarily life insurance, annuities, retirement-related, mutual funds, and investment management products and services. The company operates through U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management, U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance, and International Insurance divisions. The U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management division provides individual variable and fixed annuity products; and recordkeeping, plan administration, actuarial advisory, tailored participant education and communication, trustee, and institutional and retail investment services. It also offers brokerage services; guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements, structured settlement annuities, and other group annuities; and investment management and advisory services to the public and private marketplace. The U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance division provides individual variable, term, and universal life insurance products to mass middle, mass affluent, and affluent markets; group life; long-term and short-term group disability; and group corporate, bank, and trust-owned life insurance products to institutional clients. It also sells accidental death and dismemberment, and other ancillary coverages; and offers plan administrative services. The International Insurance division provides individual life insurance, retirement, and related products. The company serves individual and institutional customers through third-party broker-dealers, independent financial planners, financial professionals, third-party financial advisors, brokers, benefits consultants, sales force, wire houses, banks, general agencies, producer groups, life planners, and life consultants. Prudential Financial, Inc. was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

HP Inc. (HPQ) climbed 1.42% during last trading as the stock added $0.21 to finish the day at $15.05 with about 14.87M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 12.18M. The $25.67B market cap company, which fluctuated between $14.57 and $15.11 during the day, currently situated 75.4% above its 52 week low of $8.91 and -6.6% away from its one year high of $16.25. The RSI of 52.93 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.

Entergy Corporation (ETR) saw its value increase by 1.46% as the stock gained $1.03 to finish the day at a closing price of $71.64. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $66.71-$82.08 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $70.53 to $71.98 during the day, are up by 0.22% in the past three months and down by -9.8% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.02% below its 20 day moving average and 0.73% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $73.5 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 54.72. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Entergy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation and distribution of electricity in the United States. It operates in two segments, Utility and Entergy Wholesale Commodities. The Utility segment generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electric power in portions of Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas, and Louisiana, including the City of New Orleans; and distributes natural gas. The Entergy Wholesale Commodities segment is engaged in the ownership, operation, and decommissioning of nuclear power plants located in the northern United States; sells the electric power to wholesale customers; offers services to other nuclear power plant owners; and owns interests in non-nuclear power plants that sell the electric power to wholesale customers. This segment sells energy to retail power providers, utilities, electric power co-operatives, power trading organizations, and other power generation companies. It generates electricity through gas/oil, nuclear, coal, wind, and hydro power. The company’s power plants have approximately 30,000 megawatts (MW) of aggregate electric generating capacity, including approximately 10,000 MW of nuclear-fueled capacity. It delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Citigroup Inc. (C), HP Inc. (HPQ), Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)

Citigroup Inc. (C) had a light trading with around 17.06M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 22.37M. The stock traded between $56.72 and $57.41 before closing at the price of $57.11 with -0.44% change on the day. The New York New York 10013 based company is currently trading 66.77% above its 52 week low of $34.52 and -7.33% below its 52 week high of $61.63. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 44.18 and $64.54 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Citigroup Inc., a diversified financial services holding company, provides various financial products and services for consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions worldwide. It operates through two segments, Citicorp and Citi Holdings. The Citicorp segment offers traditional banking services to retail customers through retail banking, commercial banking, Citi-branded cards, and Citi retail services. This segment also provides various banking, credit card lending, and investment services through a network of local branches, offices, and electronic delivery systems. In addition, it offers wholesale banking products and services to corporate, institutional, public sector, and high-net-worth clients. Further, this segment provides fixed income and equity sales and trading, foreign exchange, prime brokerage, derivative services, equity and fixed income research, corporate lending, investment banking and advisory services, private banking, cash management, trade finance, and securities services. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 2,994 branches in 24 countries. The Citi Holdings segment provides consumer loans; portfolio of securities, loans, and other assets; and retail alternative investment and other services. Citigroup Inc. was founded in 1812 and is based in New York, New York.

HP Inc. (HPQ) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.07% or $0.01 to close the day at $14.8 on active trading volume of 14.92M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 12.24M. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company has been outperforming the diversified computer systems group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 62.12%, compared to the industry which has advanced 67.68% over the same period. With RSI of 47.89, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $16.15, 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.

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) shares were down in last trading by -5.22% to $64.68. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -4.81% over the past week and fell -1.45% in the past month. It is currently trading -1.97% below its 50 day moving average and -7.72% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -13.23% decrease in value from its one year high of $75.38. The RSI indicator value of 39.92, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells consumer products worldwide. It operates through two segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. The company offers oral care products, including toothpastes, toothbrushes, and mouthwashes, as well as pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals; personal care products comprising bar and liquid hand soaps, shower gels, shampoos, conditioners, and deodorants and antiperspirants; and home care products, such as laundry and dishwashing detergents, fabric conditioners, household cleaners, bleaches, and other similar items. It also provides pet nutrition products for everyday nutritional needs, a range of therapeutic products to manage disease conditions, and various products with natural ingredients. The company’s principal global and regional trademarks include Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline, and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet, and Hill’s Ideal Balance. It markets and sells its pet nutrition products for dogs and cats through pet supply retailers and veterinarians. Colgate-Palmolive Company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Trader Alert: HP Inc. (HPQ), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

HP Inc. (HPQ) grew with the stock adding 0.13% or $0.02 to close at $15.19 on light trading volume of 12.07M compared its three months average trading volume of 12.27M. 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 63.63% up for the period and up by 2.36% so far this year. With price target of $16.19 and a 77.03% 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.

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) gained $1.04 to close the day at a new closing price of $44.94, a 2.37% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 71.85% above its 52 week low of $26.15. A total of 11.08M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 9.77M. The stock, which fluctuated between $44.09 and $45 during the day, currently situated 0.04% above its 52 week high. The stock is up by 16.73% in the past one month and up by 5.52% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $45.55 and RSI of 76.86, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Yahoo! Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides search and display advertising services on Yahoo properties and affiliate sites worldwide. The company offers Yahoo Search that serves as a guide for users to discover information on the Internet; Yahoo Mail, which connects users to the people and content; and Yahoo Messenger, an instant messaging service, which enables users to connect, communicate, and share experiences in real-time. It also provides digital content products, including Yahoo News, which gives users to discover, consume, and engage around the news, content, and video; Yahoo Sports, which serves audiences of sports enthusiasts; Yahoo Finance that offers a range of financial data, information, and tools; Yahoo Lifestyle to engage users passionate about style and fashion; and Tumblr, which provides a Web platform and mobile applications on iOS and android to create, share, and curate content, as well as Tumblr messaging that enables users to engage with other users that share their same interests and passions. In addition, the company provides advertiser products, such as Yahoo Gemini, a marketplace for search and native advertising; and BrightRoll, which offers a suite of media-agnostic tools to enable advertisers, publishers, and partners connect with users across ad formats and devices. Further, it offers advertising formats; and digital advertising products, such as Yahoo native, Yahoo video, Yahoo premium, and Yahoo audience ads. Additionally, the company offers Yahoo Mobile Developer suite consisting of Flurry Analytics, Yahoo App Publishing, Yahoo App Marketing, and Tumblr In-App Sharing tools to measure, monetize, advertise, and improve their apps. Yahoo! Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) shares were up in last trading by 1.27% to $16.73. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.22% over the past week and grew 1.95% in the past month. It is currently trading -6.23% below its 50 day moving average and -4.75% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -33.74% decrease in value from its one year high of $25.25. The RSI indicator value of 42.8, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Twitter, Inc. operates as a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. The company offers various products and services, including Twitter that allows users to create, distribute, and discover content; and Periscope and Vine, a mobile application that enables user to broadcast and watch video live. It also provides promoted products and services, such as promoted tweets, promoted accounts, and promoted trends that enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services; and subscription access to its data feed for data partners. In addition, the company offers a set of tools, public APIs, and embeddable widgets for developers to contribute their content to its platform; syndicate and distribute Twitter content across their properties; and enhance their Websites and applications with Twitter content. Twitter, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

 

Investor’s Watch List: HP Inc. (HPQ), Oracle Corporation (ORCL), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

HP Inc. (HPQ) had a active trading with around 12.34M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 12.25M. The stock traded between $14.67 and $15.24 before closing at the price of $15.17 with 3.41% change on the day. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company is currently trading 76.8% above its 52 week low of $8.91 and -5.85% below its 52 week high of $16.25. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 53.68 and $16.19 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.

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.06% or $0.42 to close the day at $40.1 on light trading volume of 12.21M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 13.06M. The Redwood City California 94065 based company has been outperforming the application software group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 18.56%, compared to the industry which has advanced 19.23% over the same period. With RSI of 61.93, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $43.5, making it 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.

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) shares were up in last trading by 0.38% to $26.6. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.19% over the past week and fell -3.45% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.12% above its 50 day moving average and 28.35% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -4.11% decrease in value from its one year high of $27.88. The RSI indicator value of 49.13, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Fifth Third Bancorp operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. The Commercial Banking segment offers credit intermediation, cash management, and financial services; lending and depository products; and foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, public finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance for business, government, and professional customers. The Branch Banking segment provides deposit and loan products to individuals and small businesses. This segment offers checking and savings accounts, home equity loans and lines of credit, credit cards, and loans for automobiles and personal financing needs. The Consumer Lending segment engages in direct lending activities that include origination, retention, and servicing of residential mortgage and home equity loans or lines of credit; and indirect lending activities, including loans to consumers through correspondent lenders and automobile dealers. The Investment Advisors segment provides various investment alternatives for individuals, companies, and not-for-profit organizations. It offers retail brokerage services to individual clients; and broker dealer services to the institutional marketplace. This segment also provides asset management services; holistic strategies to affluent clients in wealth planning, investing, insurance, and wealth protection; and advisory services for institutional clients comprising states and municipalities. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,254 full-service banking centers, including 95 Bank Mart locations, as well as 2,593 automated teller machines in 12 states throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Fifth Third Bancorp was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

Stocks Buzz: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI), HP Inc. (HPQ), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) managed to rebound with the stock declining 0% or $0 to close the day at $4.59 on light trading volume of 14.99M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 35.46M. The New York New York 10020 based company has been outperforming the broadcasting – radio group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 23.35%, compared to the industry which has advanced 26.23% over the same period. With RSI of 53.03, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $4.99, making it a hold for now.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States. The company broadcasts music plus sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic, and weather programs, including various music genres ranging from rock, pop and hip-hop to country, dance, jazz, Latin, and classical; live play-by-play sports from principal leagues and colleges; multitude of talk and entertainment channels for various audiences; national, international, and financial news; and local traffic and weather reports for 21 metropolitan markets. It also streams music and non-music channels over the Internet; and offer applications to allow consumers to access its Internet radio service on smartphones and tablet computers. In addition, the company distributes satellite radios through the sale and lease of new vehicles; and acquires subscribers through the sale and lease of previously owned vehicles with factory-installed satellite radios. Its satellite radio systems include satellites, terrestrial repeaters, and other satellite facilities; studios; and radios. Further, the company provides satellite television services, which offer music channels on the DISH NETWORK satellite television service as a programming package; Travel Link, a suite of data services that include graphical weather, fuel prices, sports schedule and scores, and movie listings; real-time traffic services; and real-time weather services. Additionally, it offers location-based services through two-way wireless connectivity, including safety, security, convenience, maintenance and data services, remote vehicles diagnostics, stolen or parked vehicle locator services, and monitoring of vehicle emission systems. The company also sells satellite and Internet radios directly to consumers through its Website, as well as through national and regional retailers. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.

HP Inc. (HPQ) retreated with the stock falling -0.41% or $-0.06 to close at $14.67 on active trading volume of 14.93M compared its three months average trading volume of 12.25M. 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 55.44% up for the period and down by -1.15% so far this year. With price target of $16.19 and a 70.97% 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.

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.83% or $0.35 to close the day at $42.4 on lower than average trading volume of 13.45M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.02M. The Sunnyvale California 94089 based company has been outperforming the internet information providers companies by 0.033% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 9.65% YTD, versus the internet information providers industry which is up 7.73% for the same period. The RSI of 64.05 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Yahoo! Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides search and display advertising services on Yahoo properties and affiliate sites worldwide. The company offers Yahoo Search that serves as a guide for users to discover information on the Internet; Yahoo Mail, which connects users to the people and content; and Yahoo Messenger, an instant messaging service, which enables users to connect, communicate, and share experiences in real-time. It also provides digital content products, including Yahoo News, which gives users to discover, consume, and engage around the news, content, and video; Yahoo Sports, which serves audiences of sports enthusiasts; Yahoo Finance that offers a range of financial data, information, and tools; Yahoo Lifestyle to engage users passionate about style and fashion; and Tumblr, which provides a Web platform and mobile applications on iOS and android to create, share, and curate content, as well as Tumblr messaging that enables users to engage with other users that share their same interests and passions. In addition, the company provides advertiser products, such as Yahoo Gemini, a marketplace for search and native advertising; and BrightRoll, which offers a suite of media-agnostic tools to enable advertisers, publishers, and partners connect with users across ad formats and devices. Further, it offers advertising formats; and digital advertising products, such as Yahoo native, Yahoo video, Yahoo premium, and Yahoo audience ads. Additionally, the company offers Yahoo Mobile Developer suite consisting of Flurry Analytics, Yahoo App Publishing, Yahoo App Marketing, and Tumblr In-App Sharing tools to measure, monetize, advertise, and improve their apps. Yahoo! Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.