Stocks To Track: International Paper Company (IP), D.R. Horton, Inc. (DHI), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

International Paper Company (IP) climbed 1.18% during last trading as the stock added $0.62 to finish the day at $53.38 with about 2.92M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.02M. The $21.65B market cap company, which fluctuated between $52.73 and $53.5 during the day, currently situated 66.05% above its 52 week low of $33.43 and -8.51% away from its one year high of $58.86. The RSI of 49.97 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company operates through three segments: Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, and Consumer Packaging. The Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Printing Papers segment produces printing and writing papers, such as uncoated papers for end use applications, including brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, books, annual reports, and direct mail, as well as envelopes, tablets, business forms, and file folders. This segment sells uncoated papers under the Hammermill, Springhill, Williamsburg, Postmark, Accent, Great White, Chamex, Ballet, Rey, Pol, and Svetocopy brand names. It also produces pulp for manufacturing printing, writing, and specialty papers, as well as towels and tissues, filtration products, diapers, and sanitary napkins. The Consumer Packaging segment offers coated paperboards for various packaging and foodservice end uses, such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and tobacco products under the Everest, Fortress, and Starcote brand names. This segment also produces cups, lids, food containers, and plates. The company sells its packaging products, paper products, and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. International Paper Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

D.R. Horton, Inc. (DHI) dropped $-0.33 to close the day at a new closing price of $30.43, a -1.07% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 26.95% above its 52 week low of $24.44. A total of 2.86M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.54M. The stock, which fluctuated between $30.36 and $30.9 during the day, currently situated -11.13% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 7.13% in the past one month and up by 8.23% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $34.53 and RSI of 57.56, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

D.R. Horton, Inc. operates as a homebuilding company. It engages in the acquisition and development of land; and construction and sale of homes in 26 states and 78 markets in the United States under the names of D.R. Horton, America’s Builder, Express Homes, Emerald Homes, Regent Homes, Crown Communities, and Pacific Ridge Homes. The company constructs and sells single-family detached homes; and attached homes, such as town homes, duplexes, triplexes, and condominiums. It is also involved in the origination and sale of mortgages; and provision of title insurance policies, and examination and closing services. The company primarily serves title insurance agents, homebuyers, and homebuilding customers. D.R. Horton, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) had a light trading with around 2.84M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.89M. The stock traded between $141.07 and $142.44 before closing at the price of $142.01 with -0.18% change on the day. The Los Gatos California 95032 based company is currently trading 68.06% above its 52 week low of $84.5 and -2.7% below its 52 week high of $145.95. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 59.5 and $147.18 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Netflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of television (TV) shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens. The company operates in three segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming, and Domestic DVD. It offers members with the ability to receive streaming content through a host of Internet-connected screens, including TVs, digital video players, television set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. It serves approximately 93 million streaming members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

 

Stocks in Review: AMETEK, Inc. (AME), CBRE Group, Inc. (CBG), International Paper Company (IP)

AMETEK, Inc. (AME) traded within a range of $53.2 to $53.63 after opening the day at $53.48. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 10.25% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.17% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $53.58 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -0.58% below its 52 week high of $53.89 and 24.26% above its 12-month low of $43.28. The shares are up by over 13.54% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 72.17 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

AMETEK, Inc. manufactures electronic instruments and electromechanical devices worldwide. Its Electronic Instruments Group segment provides advanced instruments for the process, aerospace, power, and industrial markets; process and analytical instruments for the oil, gas, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, and factory automation markets; instruments for the laboratory equipment, ultra precision manufacturing, medical, and test and measurement markets; and vision systems for surface inspection. This segment also offers aircraft and engine sensors, monitoring systems, power instruments, data acquisition units, and fuel and fluid measurement systems for the aerospace industry; power quality monitoring and metering devices, industrial battery chargers, uninterruptible power supplies, programmable power and electrical test equipment, and gas turbine sensors; and dashboard instruments for heavy trucks and other vehicles, as well as timing controls and cooking computers for the food service industry. Its Electromechanical Group segment provides electrical interconnects, specialty metals, thermal management systems, and floor care and specialty motors; precision motion control products for data storage, medical devices, business equipment, factory automation, and other applications; engineered electrical connectors and packaging products to protect sensitive electronic devices; and metal tubing products. This segment also offers high-purity metals, metal strips, shaped wires, and advanced composites for various industrial applications; and motors used in commercial appliances, fitness equipment, food and beverage machines, hydraulic pumps, industrial blowers, and vacuum cleaners; and operates a network of aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul facilities. In addition, it offers mission critical communication solutions for hospitals, healthcare systems, and educational facilities. AMETEK, Inc. was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Berwyn, Pennsylvania.

CBRE Group, Inc. (CBG) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.86% or $0.64 to close the day at $35.13 on active trading volume of 2.2M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.14M. The Los Angeles California 90071 based company has been outperforming the property management group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 44.45%, compared to the industry which has advanced 23.94% over the same period. With RSI of 76.89, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $34.14, making it a hold for now.

CBRE Group, Inc. operates as a commercial real estate services and investment company worldwide. It operates through Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa; Asia Pacific; Global Investment Management; and Development Services segments. The company offers advisory services, such as strategic advice and execution to owners, investors, and occupiers of real estate in connection with leasing, disposition, and acquisition of property; integrated investment sales and debt/structured financing services under the CBRE Capital Markets brand; and valuation services, including market value appraisals, litigation support, discounted cash flow analyses, feasibility and fairness opinions, property condition reports, hotel advisory, and environmental consulting, as well as originates and services commercial mortgage loans. It also provides outsourcing services comprising facilities management, project management, advisory and transaction, and strategic consulting services to occupiers of real estate; and property management services consisting of construction management, marketing, building engineering, accounting, and financial services for owners/investors in office, industrial, and retail properties. In addition, the company offers investment management services to pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, foundations, endowments, and other institutional investors seeking to generate returns and diversification through investment in real estate. Further, the company develops and invests in commercial real estate, including industrial, office, and retail properties; healthcare facilities; and residential/mixed-use projects. CBRE Group, Inc. offers its commercial real estate services under the CBRE brand name; investment management services under the CBRE Global Investors brand name; and development services under the Trammell Crow brand name. The company was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

International Paper Company (IP) gained $0.2 to close the day at a new closing price of $52.88, a 0.38% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 64.49% above its 52 week low of $33.43. A total of 2.89M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.02M. The stock, which fluctuated between $52.33 and $52.92 during the day, currently situated -9.37% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -0.38% in the past one month and up by 16.84% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $54.4 and RSI of 47.36, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company operates through three segments: Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, and Consumer Packaging. The Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Printing Papers segment produces printing and writing papers, such as uncoated papers for end use applications, including brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, books, annual reports, and direct mail, as well as envelopes, tablets, business forms, and file folders. This segment sells uncoated papers under the Hammermill, Springhill, Williamsburg, Postmark, Accent, Great White, Chamex, Ballet, Rey, Pol, and Svetocopy brand names. It also produces pulp for manufacturing printing, writing, and specialty papers, as well as towels and tissues, filtration products, diapers, and sanitary napkins. The Consumer Packaging segment offers coated paperboards for various packaging and foodservice end uses, such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and tobacco products under the Everest, Fortress, and Starcote brand names. This segment also produces cups, lids, food containers, and plates. The company sells its packaging products, paper products, and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. International Paper Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

 

3 Trending Stocks: U.S. Bancorp (USB), International Paper Company (IP), FirstEnergy Corp. (FE)

U.S. Bancorp (USB) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.13% or $0.07 to close the day at $53.61 on light trading volume of 3.89M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.41M. The Minneapolis Minnesota 55402 based company has been outperforming the regional – midwest banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 46.75%, compared to the industry which has advanced 58.05% over the same period. With RSI of 63.64, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $54, making it a hold for now.

U.S. Bancorp, a financial services holding company, provides a range of financial services in the United States. It offers depository services, which include checking accounts, savings accounts, and time certificate contracts; and lending services, such as traditional credit products, as well as credit card services, leasing financing, import/export trade, asset-backed lending, agricultural finance, and other products. The company also provides ancillary services, including capital markets, treasury management, and receivable lock-box collection services to corporate customers; and a range of asset management and fiduciary services for individuals, estates, foundations, business corporations, and charitable organizations. In addition, it offers investment and insurance products to the company’s customers principally within its markets, as well as fund administration services to a range of mutual and other funds. Further, the company provides corporate and purchasing card, and corporate trust services; and merchant processing services, as well as offers cash and investment management, ATM processing, mortgage banking, and brokerage and leasing services. It serves individuals, businesses, institutional organizations, governmental entities, and other financial institutions. The company offers its services through a network of 3,133 banking offices primarily in the Midwest and West regions of the United States; and a network of 4,936 ATMs, as well as through on-line services and over mobile devices. U.S. Bancorp was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

International Paper Company (IP) climbed 1.4% during last trading as the stock added $0.73 to finish the day at $52.89 with about 3.82M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.97M. The $21.45B market cap company, which fluctuated between $51.91 and $53.03 during the day, currently situated 65.91% above its 52 week low of $33.43 and -10.14% away from its one year high of $58.86. The RSI of 44.19 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company operates through three segments: Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, and Consumer Packaging. The Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Printing Papers segment produces printing and writing papers, such as uncoated papers for end use applications, including brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, books, annual reports, and direct mail, as well as envelopes, tablets, business forms, and file folders. This segment sells uncoated papers under the Hammermill, Springhill, Williamsburg, Postmark, Accent, Great White, Chamex, Ballet, Rey, Pol, and Svetocopy brand names. It also produces pulp for manufacturing printing, writing, and specialty papers, as well as towels and tissues, filtration products, diapers, and sanitary napkins. The Consumer Packaging segment offers coated paperboards for various packaging and foodservice end uses, such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and tobacco products under the Everest, Fortress, and Starcote brand names. This segment also produces cups, lids, food containers, and plates. The company sells its packaging products, paper products, and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. International Paper Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) saw its value increase by 1.91% as the stock gained $0.57 to finish the day at a closing price of $30.45. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $29.33-$36.6 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $29.81 to $30.52 during the day, are down by -7.97% in the past three months and down by -5.24% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.09% above its 20 day moving average and 0.36% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $34.72 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 57.04. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

FirstEnergy Corp., through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in the United States. The company operates through Regulated Distribution, Regulated Transmission, and Competitive Energy Services segments. It owns and operates coal-fired, nuclear, hydroelectric, oil and natural gas, wind, and solar power generating facilities. The company also provides energy-related products and services to retail and wholesale customers. It operates 24,211 pole miles of overhead and underground transmission lines; and electric distribution systems, including 268,682 miles of overhead pole line and underground conduit carrying primary, secondary, and street lighting circuits; as well as owns substations with a total installed transformer capacity of approximately 154,612,802 kilovolt-amperes. The company serves approximately six million customers within 65,000 square miles in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York. FirstEnergy Corp. was founded in 1996 and is based in Akron, Ohio.

 

Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Visa Inc. (V), International Paper Company (IP)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) climbed 1.38% during last trading as the stock added $0.92 to finish the day at $67.81 with about 7.61M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.94M. The $209.02B market cap company, which fluctuated between $66.89 and $67.82 during the day, currently situated 11.92% above its 52 week low of $62.35 and -9.17% away from its one year high of $75.19. The RSI of 51.91 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. It operates through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam’s Club. The company operates discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement stores, specialty electronics stores, apparel stores, drug stores, convenience stores, and membership-only warehouse clubs; and retail Websites, such as walmart.com and samsclub.com. It offers grocery products, including meat, produce, natural and organics, deli and bakery, dairy, frozen foods, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, floral and dry grocery, as well as consumables, such as health and beauty aids, baby products, household chemicals, paper goods, and pet supplies; and health and wellness products, which include pharmacy, optical services, clinical services, over-the-counter drugs, and other medical products. The company also provides electronics, toys, cameras and supplies, photo processing services, cellular phones, cellular service plan contracts and prepaid service, movies, music, video games, and books; stationery, automotive, hardware and paint, and sporting goods, as well as fabrics, crafts, and seasonal merchandise; apparel for women, girls, men, boys, and infants, as well as shoes, jewelry, and accessories; and home furnishings, housewares and small appliances, bedding, home decor, outdoor living, and horticulture products. The company also provides fuel and financial services and related products, including money orders, prepaid cards, wire transfers, money transfers, check cashing, and bill payment. In addition, it offers brand name merchandise, including hardgoods, softgoods, and selected private-label items, such as Member’s Mark. As of June 20, 2016, it operated 11,527 stores under 63 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce Websites in 11 countries. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Visa Inc. (V) dropped $-0.69 to close the day at a new closing price of $85.09, a -0.8% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 29.67% above its 52 week low of $67.43. A total of 7.58M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 10.47M. The stock, which fluctuated between $85.08 and $85.84 during the day, currently situated -1.99% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 4.09% in the past one month and up by 3.34% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $95.48 and RSI of 64.66, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Visa Inc. operates as a payments technology company worldwide. The company facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners, and government entities. It operates VisaNet, a processing network that enables authorization, clearing, and settlement of payment transactions; and offers fraud protection for account holders and assured payment for merchants. The company also offers gateway services for merchants to accept, process, and reconcile payments; manage fraud; and safeguard payment security online, as well as processing services for participating issuers of visa debit, prepaid, and ATM payment products. In addition, it provides digital products, including Visa Checkout that offers consumers an expedited and secure payment experience for online transactions; and Visa Direct, a push payment product platform, which facilitates payer-initiated transactions that are sent directly to the Visa account of the recipient, as well as Visa token service that replaces the card account numbers from the transaction with a token. Further the company offers corporate (travel) and purchasing card products, as well as value-added services. It provides its services under the Visa, Visa Electron, Interlink, V PAY, and PLUS brands. The company has a strategic partnership agreement with Oman Arab Bank to convert the bank’s current electron cards to chip-and-PIN debit cards. Visa Inc. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

International Paper Company (IP) had a active trading with around 7.57M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.88M. The stock traded between $51.67 and $53.96 before closing at the price of $53.1 with 1.86% change on the day. The Memphis Tennessee 38197 based company is currently trading 66.57% above its 52 week low of $32.86 and -9.79% below its 52 week high of $58.86. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 43.93 and $56.2 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company operates through three segments: Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, and Consumer Packaging. The Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Printing Papers segment produces printing and writing papers, such as uncoated papers for end use applications, including brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, books, annual reports, and direct mail, as well as envelopes, tablets, business forms, and file folders. This segment sells uncoated papers under the Hammermill, Springhill, Williamsburg, Postmark, Accent, Great White, Chamex, Ballet, Rey, Pol, and Svetocopy brand names. It also produces pulp for manufacturing printing, writing, and specialty papers, as well as towels and tissues, filtration products, diapers, and sanitary napkins. The Consumer Packaging segment offers coated paperboards for various packaging and foodservice end uses, such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and tobacco products under the Everest, Fortress, and Starcote brand names. This segment also produces cups, lids, food containers, and plates. The company sells its packaging products, paper products, and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. International Paper Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

 

Stocks in Focus: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), International Paper Company (IP), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) had a light trading with around 6.19M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.14M. The stock traded between $10.31 and $10.4 before closing at the price of $10.4 with 0.87% change on the day. The New York New York 10036 based company is currently trading 22.51% above its 52 week low of $9.52 and -2.74% below its 52 week high of $11.29. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 64.85 and $10.35 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. It invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; and residential credit investments, such as credit risk transfer securities and non-agency mortgage-backed securities. The company also acquires, finances, and manages commercial loans and other commercial real estate debt, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related assets. In addition, it engages in corporate middle market lending transactions; and operates as a broker-dealer. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, it is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes its taxable income to its shareholders. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in New York, New York.

International Paper Company (IP) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -2.66% or $-1.41 to close the day at $51.6 on active trading volume of 6.17M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.79M. The Memphis Tennessee 38197 based company has been outperforming the packaging & containers group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 54.05%, compared to the industry which has advanced 37.53% over the same period. With RSI of 35.81, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $56.2, making it a hold for now.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company operates through three segments: Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, and Consumer Packaging. The Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Printing Papers segment produces printing and writing papers, such as uncoated papers for end use applications, including brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, books, annual reports, and direct mail, as well as envelopes, tablets, business forms, and file folders. This segment sells uncoated papers under the Hammermill, Springhill, Williamsburg, Postmark, Accent, Great White, Chamex, Ballet, Rey, Pol, and Svetocopy brand names. It also produces pulp for manufacturing printing, writing, and specialty papers, as well as towels and tissues, filtration products, diapers, and sanitary napkins. The Consumer Packaging segment offers coated paperboards for various packaging and foodservice end uses, such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and tobacco products under the Everest, Fortress, and Starcote brand names. This segment also produces cups, lids, food containers, and plates. The company sells its packaging products, paper products, and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. International Paper Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) shares were down in last trading by -0.21% to $113.4. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.24% over the past week and fell -2.96% in the past month. It is currently trading -0.63% below its 50 day moving average and -2.25% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -8.82% decrease in value from its one year high of $126.07. The RSI indicator value of 48.13, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Johnson & Johnson, together with its subsidiaries, researches and develops, manufactures, and sells various products in the health care field worldwide. It operates through three segments: Consumer, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices. The Consumer segment offers baby care products under the JOHNSON’S brand name; oral care products under the LISTERINE brand name; skin care products under the AVEENO, CLEAN & CLEAR, DABAO, JOHNSON’S Adult, LE PETITE MARSEILLAIS, LUBRIDERM, NEUTROGENA, and RoC brand names; women’s health products, such as sanitary pads under the STAYFREE and CAREFREE, and o.b. tampon brand names; wound care products, including adhesive bandages under the BAND-AID brand name and first aid products under the NEOSPORIN brand name. This segment also provides over-the-counter medicines, including acetaminophen products under the TYLENOL brand name; cold, flu, and allergy products under the SUDAFED brand name; allergy products under the BENADRYL and ZYRTEC brand names; ibuprofen products under the MOTRIN IB brand name; and heartburn products under the PEPCID brand name. The Pharmaceutical segment provides various products in the areas of immunology, infectious diseases and vaccines, neuroscience, oncology, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The Medical Devices segment offers orthopaedic products; general surgery, biosurgical, endomechanical, and energy products; electrophysiology products to treat cardiovascular disease; sterilization and disinfection products to reduce surgical infection; blood glucose monitoring and insulin delivery products; and disposable contact lenses. The company offers its products to general public, retail outlets and distributors, wholesalers, hospitals, and health care professionals for prescription use, as well as for use in the professional fields by physicians, nurses, hospitals, eye care professionals, and clinics. Johnson & Johnson was founded in 1885 and is based in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

 

Traders Watch list: Arconic Inc. (ARNC), International Paper Company (IP), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)

Arconic Inc. (ARNC) saw its value decrease by -0.32% as the stock dropped $-0.08 to finish the day at a closing price of $25.2. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $15.99-$25.86 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $24.82 to $25.5 during the day, are up by 34.24% in the past three months and up by 8.49% over the past six months. It is currently trading 17.17% above its 20 day moving average and 22.14% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $23.2 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 81.2.The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

Arconic Inc. develops and manufactures engineered products for aerospace, industrial gas turbine, commercial transportation, and oil and gas markets. It offers airfoils, fasteners, rings, forgings, extrusions, alloys, and industrial gas turbines; and titanium aero ingots and mill products, as well as multi-material airframe subassemblies, technologies, and materials, such as 3D printing and titanium aluminides. The company also provides aluminum sheets and plates for the aerospace, automotive, commercial transportation, brazing, and industrial markets. In addition, it provides forged aluminum truck wheels and other transportation products; aluminum curtain walls and front entry systems, including self-cleaning facades, and blast proof and hurricane resistant entrances for building and construction markets; and extrusions for trains, buildings, and various industrial applications. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in New York, New York.

International Paper Company (IP) shares were down in last trading by -5.58% to $53.35. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -7.23% over the past week and fell -0.07% in the past month. It is currently trading 0.55% above its 50 day moving average and 14.81% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -9.36% decrease in value from its one year high of $58.86. The RSI indicator value of 43.99, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company operates through three segments: Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, and Consumer Packaging. The Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Printing Papers segment produces printing and writing papers, such as uncoated papers for end use applications, including brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, books, annual reports, and direct mail, as well as envelopes, tablets, business forms, and file folders. This segment sells uncoated papers under the Hammermill, Springhill, Williamsburg, Postmark, Accent, Great White, Chamex, Ballet, Rey, Pol, and Svetocopy brand names. It also produces pulp for manufacturing printing, writing, and specialty papers, as well as towels and tissues, filtration products, diapers, and sanitary napkins. The Consumer Packaging segment offers coated paperboards for various packaging and foodservice end uses, such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and tobacco products under the Everest, Fortress, and Starcote brand names. This segment also produces cups, lids, food containers, and plates. The company sells its packaging products, paper products, and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. International Paper Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) traded within a range of $51.58 to $52.82 after opening the day at $52.7. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -7.76% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.47% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $51.68 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -18.27% below its 52 week high of $63.43 and 13.73% above its 12-month low of $45.44. The shares are up by over 0.35% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 28.94 is bullish. They are not pointing to a rebound in the stock. We should get in as it looks to have found a bottom.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. Its consulting and technology services include IT strategy consulting, program management consulting, operations improvement consulting, strategy consulting, and business consulting services; and application design and development, systems integration, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management implementation services. The company also offers enterprise information management services, such as strategic, advisory, and management consulting; enterprise data management; descriptive analytics/business intelligence; strategic corporate performance management; and packaged analytics services, as well as big data services that assist clients in managing and deriving actionable insights. In addition, it provides application testing services; and develops, licenses, implements, and supports proprietary and third-party software products, as well as offers digital technologies services. Further, the company offers outsourcing services, such as application maintenance services; IT infrastructure services; and business process services, including clinical data management, pharmacovigilance, equity research support, commercial operations, and order management. It serves various industries, including banking and insurance; healthcare and life sciences; manufacturing and logistics; retail, travel, and hospitality; consumer goods; communications; information, media, and entertainment; and technology. The company markets and sells services through its professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

 

Stocks in Focus: Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS), Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP), International Paper Company (IP)

Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS) had a active trading with around 2.23M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.26M. The stock traded between $89.79 and $91.26 before closing at the price of $91.19 with 0.07% change on the day. The Fort Lauderdale Florida 33309 based company is currently trading 49.71% above its 52 week low of $60.91 and -4.91% below its 52 week high of $95.9. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 50.58 and $92.86 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Citrix Systems, Inc. develops and sells products and services that enable delivery of applications and data over public, private, or hybrid clouds or networks to various types of devices. The company’s Enterprise and Service Provider segment provides XenDesktop, a desktop virtualization system that gives customers the flexibility to deliver desktops and applications as cloud services; XenApp that allows Windows applications to be delivered as cloud services to Android and iOS mobile devices, Macs, PCs, and thin clients; XenMobile Enterprise to manage mobile devices, apps, and data; Citrix Workspace Suite, a business mobility solution; and NetScaler, an all-in-one application delivery controller. Its Mobility Apps segment provides GoToMeeting for online meetings, sales demonstrations, and collaborative gatherings; GoToWebinar, a do-it-yourself Webinar product; GoToTraining, an online training product; OpenVoice, a reservation-less audio conferencing service; and Grasshopper, a cloud-based telephony solutions for small businesses. This division also provides ShareFile, a cloud-based file sharing and storage solution for businesses; GoToMyPC, an online service that enables mobile workstyles by providing remote access to a PC or Mac from virtually Internet-connected computer, as well as from supported iOS or Android mobile devices; and GoToAssist, which offers cloud-based information technology support solutions. In addition, it offers license updates and maintenance services, including subscription, technical support, and hardware and software maintenance services; and consulting, and product training and certification services. Citrix Systems, Inc. markets and licenses its products through systems integrators, resellers, distributors, original equipment manufacturers, and service providers, as well as directly to customers worldwide. The company, formerly known as Citrus Systems, Inc., was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.24% or $-0.39 to close the day at $164.24 on active trading volume of 1.06M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.04M. The Roanoke Virginia 24012 based company has been outperforming the auto parts stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 6.16%, compared to the industry which has dropped -1.41% over the same period. With RSI of 34.31, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $178.52, making it a hold for now.

Advance Auto Parts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides automotive replacement parts, accessories, batteries, and maintenance items for domestic and imported cars, vans, sport utility vehicles, and light and heavy duty trucks. It offers automotive parts, including alternators, batteries, belts and hoses, brakes and brake pads, chassis parts, climate control parts, clutches, driveshafts, engines and engine parts, ignition parts, lighting products, radiators, starters, spark plugs and wires, steering and alignment parts, transmissions, water pumps, and windshield wiper blades; and accessories, such as air fresheners, automotive paints, anti-theft devices, emergency road kits, floor mats, ice scrapers, mirrors, seat and steering wheel covers, and vent shades. The company also provides chemicals comprising antifreeze, brake and power steering fluid, car wash and wax, freon, fuel additive, and windshield washer fluid products; oils, transmission fluids, and other automotive petroleum products; and battery and wiper installation, battery charging, check engine light reading, electrical system testing, video clinics, and oil and battery recycling services, as well as loaner tool programs. In addition, it sells products online through AdvanceAutoParts.com and Worldpac.com. The company serves do-it-for-me, or Commercial, and do-it-yourself customers, as well as independently-owned operators. As of July 16, 2016, it operated a total of 5,066 stores and 126 Worldpac branches; and served approximately 1,300 independently-owned Carquest stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Canada. Advance Auto Parts, Inc. was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia.

International Paper Company (IP) shares were down in last trading by -0.51% to $56.6. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.25% over the past week and grew 6.05% in the past month. It is currently trading 7.35% above its 50 day moving average and 22.22% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.84% decrease in value from its one year high of $58.86. The RSI indicator value of 66.9, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company operates through three segments: Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, and Consumer Packaging. The Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Printing Papers segment produces printing and writing papers, such as uncoated papers for end use applications, including brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, books, annual reports, and direct mail, as well as envelopes, tablets, business forms, and file folders. This segment sells uncoated papers under the Hammermill, Springhill, Williamsburg, Postmark, Accent, Great White, Chamex, Ballet, Rey, Pol, and Svetocopy brand names. It also produces pulp for manufacturing printing, writing, and specialty papers, as well as towels and tissues, filtration products, diapers, and sanitary napkins. The Consumer Packaging segment offers coated paperboards for various packaging and foodservice end uses, such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and tobacco products under the Everest, Fortress, and Starcote brand names. This segment also produces cups, lids, food containers, and plates. The company sells its packaging products, paper products, and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. International Paper Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

 

Stocks Under Review: Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), International Paper Company (IP), The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG)

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.07% or $-0.03 to close the day at $44.52 on light trading volume of 2.05M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.49M. The Chicago Illinois 60601 based company has been outperforming the farm products group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 32.36%, compared to the industry which has advanced 28.03% over the same period. With RSI of 49.02, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $45.08, making it a hold for now.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. Its Agricultural Services segment offers agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley; and resells those commodities as food and feed ingredients, and raw materials for the agricultural processing industry. The segment is also involved in structured trade finance and the processing of wheat into wheat flour. Its Corn Processing segment offers ingredients used in the food and beverage industry, including sweeteners, starch, syrup, glucose, and dextrose; bio products; alcohol, amino acids, and other food and animal feed ingredients; and ethyl alcohol for industrial use as ethanol or as beverage grade. This segment also offers corn gluten feed and meal, and distillers’ grains; vegetable oil and protein meal; formula feeds, and animal health and nutrition products; and citric acids and glycols for food and industrial products, as well as operates a sugarcane ethanol plant. The company’s Oilseeds Processing segment processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. It offers ingredients for the food, feed, energy, and industrial products industries; crude vegetable and salad oils; partially refined oils; oilseed protein meals; peanuts, tree nuts, and peanut-derived ingredients; cottonseed flour for the pharmaceutical industry; cotton cellulose pulp for the chemical, paper, and filter markets; and agricultural commodity raw materials. Its Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment offers natural flavor ingredients, flavor systems, natural colors, proteins, emulsifiers, soluble fiber, polyols, hydrocolloids, natural health and nutrition products, edible beans, and other specialty food and feed ingredients. The company is also involved in futures commission and insurance activities. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

International Paper Company (IP) retreated with the stock falling -0.3% or $-0.17 to close at $57.34 on light trading volume of 2.04M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.68M. The Memphis Tennessee 38197 based company operating under the Packaging & Containers industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 83.35% up for the period and up by 8.07% so far this year. With price target of $55.27 and a 84.02% rebound from 52-week low, International Paper Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company operates through three segments: Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, and Consumer Packaging. The Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Printing Papers segment produces printing and writing papers, such as uncoated papers for end use applications, including brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, books, annual reports, and direct mail, as well as envelopes, tablets, business forms, and file folders. This segment sells uncoated papers under the Hammermill, Springhill, Williamsburg, Postmark, Accent, Great White, Chamex, Ballet, Rey, Pol, and Svetocopy brand names. It also produces pulp for manufacturing printing, writing, and specialty papers, as well as towels and tissues, filtration products, diapers, and sanitary napkins. The Consumer Packaging segment offers coated paperboards for various packaging and foodservice end uses, such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and tobacco products under the Everest, Fortress, and Starcote brand names. This segment also produces cups, lids, food containers, and plates. The company sells its packaging products, paper products, and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. International Paper Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.74% or $0.36 to close the day at $48.93 on lower than average trading volume of 2.02M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.55M. The Hartford Connecticut 06155 based company has been outperforming the property & casualty insurance companies by 13.0798% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 2.69% YTD, versus the property & casualty insurance industry which is up 0.85% for the same period. The RSI of 58.39 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and financial services to individual and business customers in the United States. It operates through six segments: Commercial Lines, Personal Lines, Property & Casualty Other Operations, Group Benefits, Mutual Funds, and Talcott Resolution. The Commercial Lines segment offers workers’ compensation, property, automobile, liability, umbrella, marine, and livestock insurance, as well as customized insurance products and services, including general liability, professional liability, bond, and specialty casualty coverages. The Personal Lines segment provides automobile, homeowners, and personal umbrella coverages to individuals. The Property & Casualty Other Operations segment manages property and casualty insurance. The Group Benefits segment offers group life, accident and disability coverage, and group retiree health to employer groups, associations, and affinity groups; and disability underwriting, administration, claims processing, and reinsurance to other insurers and self-funded employer plans. The Mutual Funds segment provides investment products for retail and retirement accounts; and investment-management and administrative services, such as product design, implementation, and oversight, as well as the runoff of the mutual funds supporting the company’s variable annuity products. The Talcott Resolution segment engages in the U.S. annuity, institutional, and private-placement life insurance businesses. It has a research partnership with UCLA Anderson Forecast to understand the critical economic issue and other trends affecting small business. The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. was founded in 1810 and is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut.

 

Stocks Trending Alert: Ciber, Inc. (CBR), Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE), International Paper Company (IP)

Ciber, Inc. operates as an information technology (IT) service company worldwide. It operates as an independent software vendor or channel partner; and provides project management, application and technical consulting, and database administration for implementation projects and managed-services. The company also offers managed services; and enterprise application, IT strategy, and business process consultancy services, as well as project planning, systems implementation and integration, training and change management, and application management. Its application development and management/staffing services provide analysis, design, development, testing and quality assurance, implementation, and maintenance of its client’s business applications. In addition, the company offers staffing services covering software development lifecycle, as well as steady-state operations; and sells various IT hardware and software products. It serves Global 2000 blue-chip companies in industries, such as manufacturing, retail, education, healthcare and life sciences, energy and utilities, financial services, and the public sector. Ciber, Inc. was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE) shares were down in last trading by -0.5% to $11.84. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.07% over the past week and grew 31.41% in the past month. It is currently trading 17.89% above its 50 day moving average and 10.05% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -27.85% decrease in value from its one year high of $16.41. The RSI indicator value of 64.23, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Coeur Mining, Inc. owns, operates, explores for, and develops silver and gold properties. The company holds interests in the Palmarejo silver-gold mine located in Mexico; Rochester silver and gold mine in northwestern Nevada; Kensington gold mine located to the north of Juneau, Alaska; and Wharf gold mine in South Dakota. It also owns the San Bartolomé silver mine in Bolivia; Endeavor zinc, lead, and silver mine located in Australia; La Preciosa silver-gold exploration project in the State of Durango, Mexico; and Joaquin silver-gold exploration project located in the Santa Cruz province of southern Argentina. In addition, the company holds royalty interests in the Cerro Bayo mine in Chile; El Gallo complex in Mexico; Zaruma mine in Ecuador; and Correnso gold mine in New Zealand, as well as other precious metal properties. Coeur Mining, Inc. markets its silver and gold concentrates to third-party refiners and smelters in the United States, China, and Japan. The company was formerly known as Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation and changed its name to Coeur Mining, Inc. in May 2013. Coeur Mining, Inc. was founded in 1928 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

International Paper Company (IP) traded within a range of $54.48 to $56.01 after opening the day at $54.51. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 5.35% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.93% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $55.9 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 2.23% above its 52 week high of $56.01 and 79.57% above its 12-month low of $32.53. The shares are up by over 20.15% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 72.47 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company operates through three segments: Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, and Consumer Packaging. The Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Printing Papers segment produces printing and writing papers, such as uncoated papers for end use applications, including brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, books, annual reports, and direct mail, as well as envelopes, tablets, business forms, and file folders. This segment sells uncoated papers under the Hammermill, Springhill, Williamsburg, Postmark, Accent, Great White, Chamex, Ballet, Rey, Pol, and Svetocopy brand names. It also produces pulp for manufacturing printing, writing, and specialty papers, as well as towels and tissues, filtration products, diapers, and sanitary napkins. The Consumer Packaging segment offers coated paperboards for various packaging and foodservice end uses, such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and tobacco products under the Everest, Fortress, and Starcote brand names. This segment also produces cups, lids, food containers, and plates. The company sells its packaging products, paper products, and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. International Paper Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

 

Trader’s Buzzers: International Paper Company (IP), PPL Corporation (PPL), VCA Inc. (WOOF)

International Paper Company (IP) traded within a range of $53.65 to $54.36 after opening the day at $53.77. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 2.36% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.15% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $54.31 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -0.68% below its 52 week high of $54.68 and 74.46% above its 12-month low of $32.53. The shares are up by over 16.29% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 63.77 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company operates through three segments: Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, and Consumer Packaging. The Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Printing Papers segment produces printing and writing papers, such as uncoated papers for end use applications, including brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, books, annual reports, and direct mail, as well as envelopes, tablets, business forms, and file folders. This segment sells uncoated papers under the Hammermill, Springhill, Williamsburg, Postmark, Accent, Great White, Chamex, Ballet, Rey, Pol, and Svetocopy brand names. It also produces pulp for manufacturing printing, writing, and specialty papers, as well as towels and tissues, filtration products, diapers, and sanitary napkins. The Consumer Packaging segment offers coated paperboards for various packaging and foodservice end uses, such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and tobacco products under the Everest, Fortress, and Starcote brand names. This segment also produces cups, lids, food containers, and plates. The company sells its packaging products, paper products, and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. International Paper Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

PPL Corporation (PPL) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.12% or $-0.04 to close the day at $34.36 on light trading volume of 2.4M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4M. The Allentown Pennsylvania 18101 based company has been outperforming the electric utilities group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 5.44%, compared to the industry which has advanced 12.72% over the same period. With RSI of 53.64, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $36.27, making it a hold for now.

PPL Corporation, a utility company, delivers electricity and natural gas in the United States and the United Kingdom. It serves 322,000 natural gas and 403,000 electric customers in Louisville and adjacent areas in Kentucky; 543,000 customers in central, southeastern, and western Kentucky; and approximately 28,000 customers in 5 counties in southwestern Virginia, and fewer than 10 customers in Tennessee. The company also provides electric delivery services to approximately 1.4 million customers in Pennsylvania; and operates 4 electricity distribution networks in the United Kingdom, as well as delivers natural gas to customers in Kentucky; generates electricity from power plants in Kentucky; and sells wholesale electricity to 11 municipalities in Kentucky. In addition, it provides finance for the operations of PPL and subsidiaries. PPL Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

VCA Inc. (WOOF) dropped $0 to close the day at a new closing price of $90.75, a 0% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 102.34% above its 52 week low of $44.85. A total of 2.4M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.77M. The stock, which fluctuated between $90.71 and $90.86 during the day, currently situated -0.91% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 35.61% in the past one month and up by 33.73% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $76.01 and RSI of 90.69, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

VCA Inc. operates as an animal healthcare company in the United States and Canada. It operates in two segments, Animal Hospital and Laboratory. The Animal Hospital segment offers general medical and surgical services for companion animals, as well as specialized treatments comprising diagnostic, internal medicine, oncology, neurology, endocrinology, ophthalmology, dermatology, and cardiology services; and sells related retail and pharmaceutical products. It also provides specialty pet products, including pet food, vitamins, therapeutic shampoos and conditioners, flea collars and sprays, and other accessory products; and additional services, such as grooming, bathing, and boarding services. In addition, this segment performs various pet wellness programs, such as health examinations, diagnostic testing, routine vaccinations, spaying, neutering, and dental care. As of December 31, 2015, it operated or managed 682 animal hospitals. The Laboratory segment offers testing and consulting services used by veterinarians in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, monitoring, treatment, and prevention of diseases and other conditions affecting animals. This segment serves animal hospitals, animal practices, universities, and other government organizations. It operated a network of 60 laboratories. VCA Inc. also sells digital radiography and ultrasound imaging equipment, related computer hardware, software, and ancillary services to the veterinary market, as well as provides education and training, consulting, and mobile imaging services; and franchises pet services, including dog day care, overnight boarding, grooming, and other ancillary services at pet care facilities. The company was formerly known as VCA Antech, Inc. and changed its name to VCA Inc. in June 2014. VCA Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.