Stocks in Review: United States Steel Corporation (X), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

United States Steel Corporation (X) traded within a range of $32.59 to $34.2 after opening the day at $33.9. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -0.58% so far this year. The stock was down close to -6.76% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $32.82 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -16.15% below its 52 week high of $39.14 and 440.87% above its 12-month low of $6.15. The shares are up by over 88% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 46.25 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

United States Steel Corporation produces and sells flat-rolled and tubular steel products in North America and Europe. It operates through three segments: Flat-Rolled Products (Flat-Rolled), U. S. Steel Europe (USSE), and Tubular Products (Tubular). The Flat-Rolled segment offers slabs, rounds, strip mill plates, sheets, and tin mill products. This segment serves customers in the automotive, consumer and the combined industrial, service center, and mining commercial markets. The USSE segment provides slabs, sheets, strip mill plates, tin mill products, and spiral welded pipes, as well as heating radiators and refractory ceramic materials. This segment serves customers in the construction, service center, conversion, container, transportation, appliance and electrical, oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The Tubular segment offers seamless and electric resistance welded steel casing and tubing; and standard and line pipe and mechanical tubing products primarily to customers in the oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The company also provides railroad services; and owns, develops, and manages various real estate assets. United States Steel Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.96% or $-0.84 to close the day at $86.24 on active trading volume of 21.27M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 17.41M. The New York New York 10017 based company has been outperforming the money center banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 54.66%, compared to the industry which has advanced 7.41% over the same period. With RSI of 61.14, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $84.62, making it a hold for now.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. operates as a financial services company worldwide. It operates through Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management segments. The Consumer & Community Banking segment offers deposit and investment products and services to consumers; lending, deposit, and cash management and payment solutions to small businesses; residential mortgages and home equity loans; and credit cards, payment services, payment processing services, auto loans and leases, and student loans. The Corporate & Investment Bank segment provides investment banking products and services, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, as well as loan origination and syndication; treasury services, such as cash management and liquidity solutions; and cash securities and derivative instruments, risk management solutions, prime brokerage, and research services. It also offers securities services, including custody, fund accounting and administration, and securities lending products for asset managers, insurance companies, and public and private investment funds. The Commercial Banking segment offers financial solutions, including lending, treasury, investment banking, and asset management to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and nonprofit entities, as well as financing to real estate investors and owners. The Asset Management segment provides investment and wealth management services across various asset classes, such as equities, fixed income, alternatives, and money market funds; multi-asset investment management services; retirement services; and brokerage and banking services comprising trusts, estates, loans, mortgages, and deposits. It has a strategic relationship with InvestCloud for the development of new digital capabilities for individual investors. JPMorgan Chase & Co. was founded in 1799 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) dropped $-0.58 to close the day at a new closing price of $62.61, a -0.92% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 33.49% above its 52 week low of $48.03. A total of 20.9M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 27.58M. The stock, which fluctuated between $61.95 and $63.4 during the day, currently situated -2.32% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.71% in the past one month and up by 10.37% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $65.5 and RSI of 54.68, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Microsoft Corporation, a technology company, develops, licenses, and supports software products, services, and devices worldwide. The company’s Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office 365 commercial products and services for businesses, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype, as well as related Client Access Licenses (CALs); Office 365 consumer services, such as Skype, Outlook.com, and OneDrive; Dynamics business solutions, such as financial management, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications for small and mid-size businesses, large organizations, and divisions of enterprises; and LinkedIn online professional network. Its Intelligent Cloud segment licenses server products and cloud services, such as SQL Server, Windows Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related CALs, as well as Azure, a cloud platform with computing, networking, storage, database, and management services; and enterprise services, such as Premier Support and Microsoft Consulting that assist in developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft server and desktop solutions, as well as provide training and certification to developers and IT professionals on Microsoft products. The company’s More Personal Computing segment comprises Windows OEM, volume, and other non-volume licensing of the Windows operating system, as well as patent licensing, Windows Embedded, MSN display advertising, and Windows Phone licensing system; devices, including Microsoft Surface, phones, and PC accessories; and search advertising, including Bing and Bing Ads. This segment also provides gaming platforms, including Xbox hardware, Xbox Live, video games, and third-party video games. The company markets and distributes its products through original equipment manufacturers (OEM), distributors, and resellers, as well as through online and Microsoft retail stores. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.

 

Investor’s Alert: Johnson Controls International plc (JCI), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG)

Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.08% or $0.47 to close the day at $44.08 on lower than average trading volume of 14.69M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.94M. The Cork Cork T12 X8N6 based company has been outperforming the auto parts companies by 0.1363% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 7.02% YTD, versus the auto parts industry which is up 4.3% for the same period. The RSI of 58.84 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Johnson Controls International plc operates as a diversified technology and multi industrial company worldwide. The company operates through Buildings and Power Solutions segments. It designs, produces, markets, and installs heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, building management systems, controls, and security and mechanical equipment. The company also provides residential air conditioning and heating systems, and industrial refrigeration products, as well as technical and energy management consulting services. In addition, it designs, sells, installs, services, and monitors electronic security systems, and fire detection and suppression systems; and manufactures and sells intrusion security products, anti-theft devices, breathing apparatus, and access control and video management systems for commercial, industrial, retail, residential, small business, institutional, and governmental customers. Further, the company produces and supplies lead-acid automotive batteries for passenger cars, light trucks, and utility vehicles, as well as advanced battery technologies to power start-stop, hybrid, and electric vehicles. It offers its lead-acid automotive batteries to automotive original equipment manufacturers and the general vehicle battery aftermarket. The company was formerly known as Johnson Controls, Inc. and changed its name to Johnson Controls International plc in September 2016. Johnson Controls International plc was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Cork, Ireland.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) had a light trading with around 14.64M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 17.43M. The stock traded between $85.91 and $87.08 before closing at the price of $87.08 with 0.75% change on the day. The New York New York 10017 based company is currently trading 70.56% above its 52 week low of $52.5 and -0.23% below its 52 week high of $87.76. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 68.88 and $84.62 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. operates as a financial services company worldwide. It operates through Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management segments. The Consumer & Community Banking segment offers deposit and investment products and services to consumers; lending, deposit, and cash management and payment solutions to small businesses; residential mortgages and home equity loans; and credit cards, payment services, payment processing services, auto loans and leases, and student loans. The Corporate & Investment Bank segment provides investment banking products and services, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, as well as loan origination and syndication; treasury services, such as cash management and liquidity solutions; and cash securities and derivative instruments, risk management solutions, prime brokerage, and research services. It also offers securities services, including custody, fund accounting and administration, and securities lending products for asset managers, insurance companies, and public and private investment funds. The Commercial Banking segment offers financial solutions, including lending, treasury, investment banking, and asset management to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and nonprofit entities, as well as financing to real estate investors and owners. The Asset Management segment provides investment and wealth management services across various asset classes, such as equities, fixed income, alternatives, and money market funds; multi-asset investment management services; retirement services; and brokerage and banking services comprising trusts, estates, loans, mortgages, and deposits. It has a strategic relationship with InvestCloud for the development of new digital capabilities for individual investors. JPMorgan Chase & Co. was founded in 1799 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) traded within a range of $13.68 to $14.1 after opening the day at $13.68. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 15.01% so far this year. The stock was up close to 3.52% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $14.1 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -22.65% below its 52 week high of $18.32 and 61.55% above its 12-month low of $8.92. The shares are up by over 27.05% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 73.38 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a power company. The company provides electricity; system power, distributed generation, solar and wind products, backup generation, storage and distributed solar, demand response, energy efficiency, electric vehicle charging stations, and on-site energy solutions; carbon management and specialty services; and various energy services, such as operations, maintenance, technical, development, and asset management services. It owns and operates approximately 50,000 megawatts of generation. The company also offers retail energy, rooftop solar, portable solar, and battery products home services; and various bundled products, which combine energy with protection products, energy efficiency, and renewable energy solutions, as well as offers installation and contract management services for residential solar customers. As of December 31, 2015, it served approximately 2.77 million recurring and 624,000 discrete customers. In addition, the company owns, operates, and develops solar and wind power projects; develops, constructs, and finances a range of solutions for utilities, schools, municipalities, and commercial markets; and trades in electric power, natural gas, and related commodity and financial products, including forwards, futures, options, and swaps. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 90 active fossil fuel and nuclear plants, 16 utility scale solar facilities, and 36 wind farms and multiple distributed solar facilities. Further, the company transacts in and trades fuel and transportation services; directly sells energy, services, and products and services to retail customers under the NRG, Reliant, and other names; and provides steam, hot water, and chilled water, as well as electricity to commercial businesses, universities, hospitals, and governmental units. NRG Energy, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey.

 

Trader’s Buzzers: United States Steel Corporation (X), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD)

United States Steel Corporation (X) traded within a range of $34.15 to $35.63 after opening the day at $34.9. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 7.54% so far this year. The stock was up close to 5.62% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $35.5 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -9.3% below its 52 week high of $39.14 and 485.04% above its 12-month low of $6.15. The shares are up by over 98.25% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 55.18 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

United States Steel Corporation produces and sells flat-rolled and tubular steel products in North America and Europe. It operates through three segments: Flat-Rolled Products (Flat-Rolled), U. S. Steel Europe (USSE), and Tubular Products (Tubular). The Flat-Rolled segment offers slabs, rounds, strip mill plates, sheets, and tin mill products. This segment serves customers in the automotive, consumer and the combined industrial, service center, and mining commercial markets. The USSE segment provides slabs, sheets, strip mill plates, tin mill products, and spiral welded pipes, as well as heating radiators and refractory ceramic materials. This segment serves customers in the construction, service center, conversion, container, transportation, appliance and electrical, oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The Tubular segment offers seamless and electric resistance welded steel casing and tubing; and standard and line pipe and mechanical tubing products primarily to customers in the oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The company also provides railroad services; and owns, develops, and manages various real estate assets. United States Steel Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.29% or $0.25 to close the day at $86.43 on light trading volume of 13.97M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 17.42M. The New York New York 10017 based company has been outperforming the money center banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 51.07%, compared to the industry which has advanced 4.53% over the same period. With RSI of 67.83, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $84.62, making it a hold for now.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. operates as a financial services company worldwide. It operates through Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management segments. The Consumer & Community Banking segment offers deposit and investment products and services to consumers; lending, deposit, and cash management and payment solutions to small businesses; residential mortgages and home equity loans; and credit cards, payment services, payment processing services, auto loans and leases, and student loans. The Corporate & Investment Bank segment provides investment banking products and services, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, as well as loan origination and syndication; treasury services, such as cash management and liquidity solutions; and cash securities and derivative instruments, risk management solutions, prime brokerage, and research services. It also offers securities services, including custody, fund accounting and administration, and securities lending products for asset managers, insurance companies, and public and private investment funds. The Commercial Banking segment offers financial solutions, including lending, treasury, investment banking, and asset management to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and nonprofit entities, as well as financing to real estate investors and owners. The Asset Management segment provides investment and wealth management services across various asset classes, such as equities, fixed income, alternatives, and money market funds; multi-asset investment management services; retirement services; and brokerage and banking services comprising trusts, estates, loans, mortgages, and deposits. It has a strategic relationship with InvestCloud for the development of new digital capabilities for individual investors. JPMorgan Chase & Co. was founded in 1799 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) gained $1.95 to close the day at a new closing price of $14.8, a 15.18% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 38.97% above its 52 week low of $10.65. A total of 13.97M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.11M. The stock, which fluctuated between $12.61 and $15.58 during the day, currently situated -23.79% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 17.93% in the past one month and down by -8.47% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $16.14 and RSI of 70.24, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. owns and operates senior living communities in the United States. It operates through five segments: Retirement Centers, Assisted Living, Continuing Care Retirement Centers (CCRCs) – Rental, Brookdale Ancillary Services, and Management Services. The Retirement Centers segment owns or leases communities comprising independent living and assisted living units in a single community that are primarily designed for middle to upper income senior citizens. The Assisted Living segment owns or leases communities consisting of freestanding, multi-story communities, and freestanding single story communities, which offer housing and 24-hour assistance with activities of daily life to mid-acuity frail and elderly residents. This segment also operates memory care communities for residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The CCRCs – Rental segment owns or leases communities that offer various living arrangements and services to accommodate various levels of physical ability and health. The Brookdale Ancillary Services segment provides outpatient therapy, home health, and hospice services to residents of its communities, as well as to other senior living communities. The Management Services segment operates communities under the management agreements. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 130 retirement center communities with 24,486 units; 915 assisted living communities with 62,567 units; and 78 CCRCs with 21,367 units, as well as owned or leased 959 communities with 81,067 units and provided management services with respect to 164 communities with 27,353 units for third parties or unconsolidated ventures. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee.

 

Investor’s Alert: Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -2.84% or $-0.36 to close the day at $12.31 on lower than average trading volume of 12.9M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 20.58M. The Denver Colorado 80290 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas drilling & exploration companies by 36.288% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 2.41% YTD, versus the oil & gas drilling & exploration industry which is up 4.51% for the same period. The RSI of 56.6 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in the Rocky Mountains and Permian Basin regions of the United States. It sells oil and gas to end users, marketers, and other purchasers. As of December 31, 2015, the company had total estimated proved reserves of 820.6 million barrels of oil equivalent; and interests in 3,177 net productive wells on approximately 593,900 net developed acres. Whiting Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1980 and is based in Denver, Colorado.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) had a light trading with around 12.75M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 17.51M. The stock traded between $85.52 and $86.77 before closing at the price of $86.18 with 0.07% change on the day. The New York New York 10017 based company is currently trading 68.8% above its 52 week low of $52.5 and -1.26% below its 52 week high of $87.76. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 68.41 and $84.62 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. operates as a financial services company worldwide. It operates through Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management segments. The Consumer & Community Banking segment offers deposit and investment products and services to consumers; lending, deposit, and cash management and payment solutions to small businesses; residential mortgages and home equity loans; and credit cards, payment services, payment processing services, auto loans and leases, and student loans. The Corporate & Investment Bank segment provides investment banking products and services, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, as well as loan origination and syndication; treasury services, such as cash management and liquidity solutions; and cash securities and derivative instruments, risk management solutions, prime brokerage, and research services. It also offers securities services, including custody, fund accounting and administration, and securities lending products for asset managers, insurance companies, and public and private investment funds. The Commercial Banking segment offers financial solutions, including lending, treasury, investment banking, and asset management to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and nonprofit entities, as well as financing to real estate investors and owners. The Asset Management segment provides investment and wealth management services across various asset classes, such as equities, fixed income, alternatives, and money market funds; multi-asset investment management services; retirement services; and brokerage and banking services comprising trusts, estates, loans, mortgages, and deposits. It has a strategic relationship with InvestCloud for the development of new digital capabilities for individual investors. JPMorgan Chase & Co. was founded in 1799 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) opening the day at $57.26. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 4.83% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.87% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $58.2 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -4.48% below its 52 week high of $61.78 and 15.01% above its 12-month low of $50.84. The shares are up by over 9.37% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 61.99 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Starbucks Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Americas; China/Asia Pacific; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and Channel Development. Its stores offer coffee and tea beverages, packaged roasted whole bean and ground coffees, single-serve and ready-to-drink coffee and tea products, juices, and bottled water; an assortment of fresh food and snack offerings; and various food products, such as pastries, breakfast sandwiches, and lunch items, as well as beverage-making equipment and accessories. The company also licenses its trademarks through licensed stores, and grocery and national foodservice accounts. It offers its products under the Starbucks, Teavana, Tazo, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Evolution Fresh, La Boulange, Ethos, Frappuccino, Starbucks Doubleshot, Starbucks Refreshers, and Starbucks VIA brand names. As of November 3, 2016, the company operated 25,085 stores. Starbucks Corporation was founded in 1971 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: eBay Inc. (EBAY), General Motors Company (GM), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

eBay Inc. (EBAY) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 3.47% or $1.04 to close the day at $31.05 on active trading volume of 13.35M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.95M. The San Jose California 95125 based company has been outperforming the specialty retail, other group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 20.86%, compared to the industry which has advanced 25.79% over the same period. With RSI of 69.35, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $32.71, making it a hold for now.

eBay Inc. operates e-commerce platforms that connect various buyers and sellers worldwide. Its platforms enable sellers to organize and offer inventory for sale; and buyers to find and buy it virtually anytime and anywhere. The company’s Marketplace platforms include its online marketplace at ebay.com and the eBay mobile apps; and StubHub platforms comprise its online ticket platform at stubhub.com and the StubHub mobile apps, which enable fans to purchase tickets to the games, concerts, and theater shows. Its Classifieds platforms include a collection of brands, such as Mobile.de, Kijiji, Gumtree, Marktplaats, eBay Classifieds, and others that offer online classifieds and help people find whatever they are looking for in their local communities. The company platforms enable users to find, buy, sell, and pay for items through various online, mobile, and offline channels, which include retailers, distributors, liquidators, import and export companies, auctioneers, catalog and mail-order companies, classifieds, directories, search engines, commerce participants, shopping channels, and networks. eBay Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

General Motors Company (GM) fell -1.1% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.4 to finish the day at $35.99 with about 13.24M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.07M. The $55.33B market cap company, which fluctuated between $35.93 and $36.54 during the day, currently situated 41.45% above its 52 week low of $26.69 and -4.64% away from its one year high of $37.74. The RSI of 54.65 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations, GM South America, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars and trucks to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology services. The company, through its subsidiary, General Motors Financial Company, Inc., provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) saw its value increase by 0.01% as the stock gained $0.01 to finish the day at a closing price of $86.12. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $52.5-$87.76 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $85.94 to $86.62 during the day, are up by 27.59% in the past three months and up by 41.07% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.72% above its 20 day moving average and 8.81% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $83.45 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 68.04. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. operates as a financial services company worldwide. It operates through Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management segments. The Consumer & Community Banking segment offers deposit and investment products and services to consumers; lending, deposit, and cash management and payment solutions to small businesses; residential mortgages and home equity loans; and credit cards, payment services, payment processing services, auto loans and leases, and student loans. The Corporate & Investment Bank segment provides investment banking products and services, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, as well as loan origination and syndication; treasury services, such as cash management and liquidity solutions; and cash securities and derivative instruments, risk management solutions, prime brokerage, and research services. It also offers securities services, including custody, fund accounting and administration, and securities lending products for asset managers, insurance companies, and public and private investment funds. The Commercial Banking segment offers financial solutions, including lending, treasury, investment banking, and asset management to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and nonprofit entities, as well as financing to real estate investors and owners. The Asset Management segment provides investment and wealth management services across various asset classes, such as equities, fixed income, alternatives, and money market funds; multi-asset investment management services; retirement services; and brokerage and banking services comprising trusts, estates, loans, mortgages, and deposits. It has a strategic relationship with InvestCloud for the development of new digital capabilities for individual investors. JPMorgan Chase & Co. was founded in 1799 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Momentum Stocks: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Intel Corporation (INTC)

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) grew with the stock adding 0.71% or $0.44 to close at $62.58 on light trading volume of 20.53M compared its three months average trading volume of 27.43M. The Redmond Washington 98052 based company operating under the Business Software & Services industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 17.33% up for the period and up by 0.71% so far this year. With price target of $65.36 and a 33.42% rebound from 52-week low, Microsoft Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Microsoft Corporation, a technology company, develops, licenses, and supports software products, services, and devices worldwide. The company’s Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office 365 commercial products and services for businesses, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype, as well as related Client Access Licenses (CALs); Office 365 consumer services, such as Skype, Outlook.com, and OneDrive; Dynamics business solutions, such as financial management, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications for small and mid-size businesses, large organizations, and divisions of enterprises; and LinkedIn online professional network. Its Intelligent Cloud segment licenses server products and cloud services, such as SQL Server, Windows Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related CALs, as well as Azure, a cloud platform with computing, networking, storage, database, and management services; and enterprise services, such as Premier Support and Microsoft Consulting that assist in developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft server and desktop solutions, as well as provide training and certification to developers and IT professionals on Microsoft products. The company’s More Personal Computing segment comprises Windows OEM, volume, and other non-volume licensing of the Windows operating system, as well as patent licensing, Windows Embedded, MSN display advertising, and Windows Phone licensing system; devices, including Microsoft Surface, phones, and PC accessories; and search advertising, including Bing and Bing Ads. This segment also provides gaming platforms, including Xbox hardware, Xbox Live, video games, and third-party video games. The company markets and distributes its products through original equipment manufacturers (OEM), distributors, and resellers, as well as through online and Microsoft retail stores. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) had a active trading with around 20.45M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 17.3M. The stock traded between $85.98 and $87.76 before closing at the price of $87.23 with 1.09% change on the day. The New York New York 10017 based company is currently trading 69.91% above its 52 week low of $52.5 and -0.18% below its 52 week high of $87.76. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $83.45 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. operates as a financial services company worldwide. It operates through Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management segments. The Consumer & Community Banking segment offers deposit and investment products and services to consumers; lending, deposit, and cash management and payment solutions to small businesses; residential mortgages and home equity loans; and credit cards, payment services, payment processing services, auto loans and leases, and student loans. The Corporate & Investment Bank segment provides investment banking products and services, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, as well as loan origination and syndication; treasury services, such as cash management and liquidity solutions; and cash securities and derivative instruments, risk management solutions, prime brokerage, and research services. It also offers securities services, including custody, fund accounting and administration, and securities lending products for asset managers, insurance companies, and public and private investment funds. The Commercial Banking segment offers financial solutions, including lending, treasury, investment banking, and asset management to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and nonprofit entities, as well as financing to real estate investors and owners. The Asset Management segment provides investment and wealth management services across various asset classes, such as equities, fixed income, alternatives, and money market funds; multi-asset investment management services; retirement services; and brokerage and banking services comprising trusts, estates, loans, mortgages, and deposits. It has a strategic relationship with InvestCloud for the development of new digital capabilities for individual investors. JPMorgan Chase & Co. was founded in 1799 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Intel Corporation (INTC) saw its value increase by 0.91% as the stock gained $0.33 to finish the day at a closing price of $36.6. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $27.68-$38.36 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $36.27 to $36.93 during the day, are down by -2.08% in the past three months and up by 13.7% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.07% above its 20 day moving average and 3.6% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $39.89 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 56.8.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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

 

3 Notable Runners: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), Apple Inc. (AAPL), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.66% or $-0.09 to close the day at $13.48 on lower than average trading volume of 15.27M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 32.41M. The Phoenix Arizona 85004 based company has been underperforming the copper companies by 26.1245% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 99.11% YTD, versus the copper industry which is up 19.71% for the same period. The RSI of 42.66 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc., a natural resource company, acquires, explores, and develops mineral assets, and oil and natural gas resources. The company explores for copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt hydroxide, silver, and other metals, as well as oil and gas. It holds interests in various mines located in the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia; Morenci, Bagdad, Safford, Sierrita, Miami, Chino, Tyrone, Henderson, and Climax in North America; Cerro Verde and El Abra in South America; and the Tenke Fungurume minerals district in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa. The company’s oil and gas operations include oil production facilities in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico; oil production facilities onshore and offshore in California; onshore natural gas resources in the Haynesville shale in Louisiana; natural gas production from the Madden area in central Wyoming; and a position in the Inboard Lower Tertiary/Cretaceous natural gas trend onshore located in South Louisiana. As of December 31, 2015, its consolidated recoverable proven and probable mineral reserves included 99.5 billion pounds of copper, 27.1 million ounces of gold, 3.05 billion pounds of molybdenum, 271.2 million ounces of silver, and 0.87 billion pounds of cobalt; and its estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves totaled 252 million barrels of oil equivalents. The company was formerly known as Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. and changed its name to Freeport-McMoRan Inc. in July 2014. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) had a light trading with around 14.97M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 32.32M. The stock traded between $116.4 and $117.11 before closing at the price of $116.73 with -0.03% change on the day. The Cupertino California 95014 based company is currently trading 31.85% above its 52 week low of $89.47 and -1.15% below its 52 week high of $118.69. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 62.26 and $131.96 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players to consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, and education, enterprise, and government customers worldwide. The company also sells related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. It offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; and Mac, a line of desktop and portable personal computers. The company also provides iLife, a consumer-oriented digital lifestyle software application suite; iWork, an integrated productivity suite that helps users create, present, and publish documents, presentations, and spreadsheets; and other application software, such as Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro X, and FileMaker Pro. In addition, it offers Apple TV that connects to consumers’ TV and enables them to access digital content directly for streaming high definition video, playing music and games, and viewing photos; Apple Watch, a personal electronic device; and iPod, a line of portable digital music and media players. Further, the company sells Apple-branded and third-party Mac-compatible, and iOS-compatible accessories, such as headphones, displays, storage devices, Beats products, and other connectivity and computing products and supplies. Additionally, it offers iCloud, a cloud service; AppleCare that offers support options for its customers; and Apple Pay, a mobile payment service. The company sells and delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, App Store, Mac App Store, TV App Store, iBooks Store, and Apple Music. It also sells its products through its retail and online stores, and direct sales force, as well as through third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Apple Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) traded within a range of $85.04 to $86.67 after opening the day at $86.58. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 33.91% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.71% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $85.89 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -1.72% below its 52 week high of $87.39 and 67.3% above its 12-month low of $52.5. The shares are up by over 31.78% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 68.29 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. operates as a financial services company worldwide. It operates through Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management segments. The Consumer & Community Banking segment offers deposit and investment products and services to consumers; lending, deposit, and cash management and payment solutions to small businesses; residential mortgages and home equity loans; and credit cards, payment services, payment processing services, auto loans and leases, and student loans. The Corporate & Investment Bank segment provides investment banking products and services, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, as well as loan origination and syndication; treasury services, such as cash management and liquidity solutions; and cash securities and derivative instruments, risk management solutions, prime brokerage, and research services. It also offers securities services, including custody, fund accounting and administration, and securities lending products for asset managers, insurance companies, and public and private investment funds. The Commercial Banking segment offers financial solutions, including lending, treasury, investment banking, and asset management to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and nonprofit entities, as well as financing to real estate investors and owners. The Asset Management segment provides investment and wealth management services across various asset classes, such as equities, fixed income, alternatives, and money market funds; multi-asset investment management services; retirement services; and brokerage and banking services comprising trusts, estates, loans, mortgages, and deposits. It has a strategic relationship with InvestCloud for the development of new digital capabilities for individual investors. JPMorgan Chase & Co. was founded in 1799 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. (BCEI), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.18% or $-0.13 to close the day at $10.89 on active trading volume of 9.57M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 16.31M. The Spring Texas 77389 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 61.09%, compared to the industry which has advanced 31.87% over the same period. With RSI of 46.91, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $13.85, making it a hold for now.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 270,335 net acres in northeast Pennsylvania; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 957,641 net acres in Arkansas. It also engages in the exploration and production activities in Colorado and Louisiana. In addition, the company is involved in gathering, marketing, and transporting natural gas, and oil and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2015, it had a pipeline of 2,044 miles in Arkansas and 16 miles in Louisiana in its gathering systems. The company’s estimated proved natural gas and oil reserves comprised 6,215 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and had 443 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Spring, Texas.

Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. (BCEI) fell -7.41% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.08 to finish the day at $1 with about 9.48M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.93M. The $114.59M market cap company, which fluctuated between $0.86 and $1.1 during the day, currently situated 66.67% above its 52 week low of $0.6 and -82.08% away from its one year high of $5.5. The RSI of 41.45 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Bonanza Creek Energy Inc., an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of onshore oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas in the United States. The company’s oil and liquids weighted assets are located primarily in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado; and the Dorcheat Macedonia Field in southern Arkansas. It also owns and operates oil-producing assets in the North Park Basin in Colorado; and the McKamie Patton Field in Southern Arkansas. Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) saw its value decrease by -0.72% as the stock dropped $-0.63 to finish the day at a closing price of $86.5. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $52.5-$87.39 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $86.35 to $87.39 during the day, are up by 30.61% in the past three months and up by 43.48% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.42% above its 20 day moving average and 11.81% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $83.45 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 73.36. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. operates as a financial services company worldwide. It operates through Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management segments. The Consumer & Community Banking segment offers deposit and investment products and services to consumers; lending, deposit, and cash management and payment solutions to small businesses; residential mortgages and home equity loans; and credit cards, payment services, payment processing services, auto loans and leases, and student loans. The Corporate & Investment Bank segment provides investment banking products and services, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, as well as loan origination and syndication; treasury services, such as cash management and liquidity solutions; and cash securities and derivative instruments, risk management solutions, prime brokerage, and research services. It also offers securities services, including custody, fund accounting and administration, and securities lending products for asset managers, insurance companies, and public and private investment funds. The Commercial Banking segment offers financial solutions, including lending, treasury, investment banking, and asset management to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and nonprofit entities, as well as financing to real estate investors and owners. The Asset Management segment provides investment and wealth management services across various asset classes, such as equities, fixed income, alternatives, and money market funds; multi-asset investment management services; retirement services; and brokerage and banking services comprising trusts, estates, loans, mortgages, and deposits. It has a strategic relationship with InvestCloud for the development of new digital capabilities for individual investors. JPMorgan Chase & Co. was founded in 1799 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Momentum Stocks: Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Hecla Mining Company (HL)

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) grew with the stock adding 1.17% or $0.03 to close at $2.59 on light trading volume of 10.76M compared its three months average trading volume of 11.33M. The San Francisco California 94103 based company operating under the Multimedia & Graphics Software industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -4.43% down for the period and down by -3.36% so far this year. With price target of $3.25 and a 45.51% rebound from 52-week low, Zynga Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services played on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States, North America, Asia, and the European Union. It offers its online social games primarily under the Slots, Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, and FarmVille franchises. The company’s games are accessible on mobile platforms, Facebook, and other social networks, as well as Zynga.com. It also provides advertising services to advertising agencies and brokers. The company was formerly known as Zynga Game Network Inc. and changed its name to Zynga Inc. in November 2010. Zynga Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) had a light trading with around 10.75M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 17.67M. The stock traded between $86.4 and $87.15 before closing at the price of $87.05 with 0.18% change on the day. The New York New York 10017 based company is currently trading 69.56% above its 52 week low of $52.5 and -0.14% below its 52 week high of $87.17. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $83.45 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. operates as a financial services company worldwide. It operates through Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management segments. The Consumer & Community Banking segment offers deposit and investment products and services to consumers; lending, deposit, and cash management and payment solutions to small businesses; residential mortgages and home equity loans; and credit cards, payment services, payment processing services, auto loans and leases, and student loans. The Corporate & Investment Bank segment provides investment banking products and services, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, as well as loan origination and syndication; treasury services, such as cash management and liquidity solutions; and cash securities and derivative instruments, risk management solutions, prime brokerage, and research services. It also offers securities services, including custody, fund accounting and administration, and securities lending products for asset managers, insurance companies, and public and private investment funds. The Commercial Banking segment offers financial solutions, including lending, treasury, investment banking, and asset management to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and nonprofit entities, as well as financing to real estate investors and owners. The Asset Management segment provides investment and wealth management services across various asset classes, such as equities, fixed income, alternatives, and money market funds; multi-asset investment management services; retirement services; and brokerage and banking services comprising trusts, estates, loans, mortgages, and deposits. It has a strategic relationship with InvestCloud for the development of new digital capabilities for individual investors. JPMorgan Chase & Co. was founded in 1799 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Hecla Mining Company (HL) saw its value increase by 2.53% as the stock gained $0.13 to finish the day at a closing price of $5.26. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $1.45-$7.64 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $5.1 to $5.3 during the day, are down by -9.58% in the past three months and up by 11.54% over the past six months. It is currently trading -11.19% below its 20 day moving average and -12.52% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $6.44 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 38.19.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Hecla Mining Company, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, produces, and markets precious and base metal deposits worldwide. The company offers unrefined gold and silver bullion bars to precious metals traders; and lead, zinc, and bulk concentrates to custom smelters and brokers. It owns 100% interests in the Greens Creek mine located on Admiralty Island in Southeast Alaska; the Lucky Friday unit located in the Coeur d’Alene mining district in northern Idaho; the Casa Berardi mine located in the Abitibi region of north-western Quebec, Canada; and the San Sebastian unit located in the state of Durango, Mexico. The company was founded in 1891 and is based in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

 

Stocks Buzz: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY), AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.16% or $0.14 to close the day at $86.89 on light trading volume of 13.89M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 17.65M. The New York New York 10017 based company has been outperforming the money center banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 34.05%, compared to the industry which has dropped -8.85% over the same period. With RSI of 78.26, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $81.66, making it a hold for now.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. operates as a financial services company worldwide. It operates through Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management segments. The Consumer & Community Banking segment offers deposit and investment products and services to consumers; lending, deposit, and cash management and payment solutions to small businesses; residential mortgages and home equity loans; and credit cards, payment services, payment processing services, auto loans and leases, and student loans. The Corporate & Investment Bank segment provides investment banking products and services, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, as well as loan origination and syndication; treasury services, such as cash management and liquidity solutions; and cash securities and derivative instruments, risk management solutions, prime brokerage, and research services. It also offers securities services, including custody, fund accounting and administration, and securities lending products for asset managers, insurance companies, and public and private investment funds. The Commercial Banking segment offers financial solutions, including lending, treasury, investment banking, and asset management to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and nonprofit entities, as well as financing to real estate investors and owners. The Asset Management segment provides investment and wealth management services across various asset classes, such as equities, fixed income, alternatives, and money market funds; multi-asset investment management services; retirement services; and brokerage and banking services comprising trusts, estates, loans, mortgages, and deposits. It has a strategic relationship with InvestCloud for the development of new digital capabilities for individual investors. JPMorgan Chase & Co. was founded in 1799 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) retreated with the stock falling -9.17% or $-4.18 to close at $41.38 on light trading volume of 13.79M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.34M. The Union New Jersey 07083 based company operating under the Home Furnishing Stores industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -14.78% down for the period and down by -13.51% so far this year. With price target of $42.76 and a 7.48% rebound from 52-week low, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail stores. It sells a range of domestics merchandise, including bed linens and related items, bath items, and kitchen textiles; and home furnishings, such as kitchen and tabletop items, fine tabletop, basic housewares, general home furnishings, consumables, and juvenile products. It also provides various textile products, amenities, and other goods to institutional customers in the hospitality, cruise line, healthcare, and other industries. The company operates stores under the Bed Bath & Beyond (BBB); Christmas Tree Shops; Christmas Tree Shops andThat! or andThat! (CTS); Harmon or Harmon Face Values (Harmon); buybuy BABY (Baby); and World Market, Cost Plus World Market, and Cost Plus (Cost Plus World Market) names. As of February 27, 2016, the company had a total of 1,530 stores, including 1,020 BBB stores; 276 stores under the names of Cost Plus World Market; 105 Baby stores; 78 stores under the CTS names; and 51 stores under the Harmon names in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Canada, as well as through bedbathandbeyond.com, bedbathandbeyond.ca, christmastreeshops.com, andthat.com, harmondiscount.com, facevalues.com, buybuybaby.com, buybuybaby.ca, worldmarket.com, and ofakind.com Websites. In addition, it operates PersonalizationMall.com that offers personalized gifts. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. was founded in 1971 and is based in Union, New Jersey.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.65% or $-0.18 to close the day at $10.71 on lower than average trading volume of 13.18M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 20.97M. The West Chester Ohio 45069 based company has been outperforming the steel & iron companies by 115.6615% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 378.12% YTD, versus the steel & iron industry which is up 85.98% for the same period. The RSI of 67.47 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

AK Steel Holding Corporation, through its subsidiary, AK Steel Corporation, produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steel, and tubular products in the United States and internationally. It produces flat-rolled value-added carbon steels, including coated, cold-rolled, and hot-rolled carbon steel products; and specialty stainless and electrical steels in sheet and strip forms. The company also produces carbon and stainless steel that is finished into welded steel tubing, which is used in the automotive, large truck, industrial, and construction markets; buys and sells steel and steel products, and other materials; and produces metallurgical coal from reserves in Pennsylvania. It sells its flat-rolled carbon steel products primarily to automotive manufacturers and to customers in the infrastructure and manufacturing markets, including electrical transmission, heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment, and appliances; and coated, cold-rolled, and hot-rolled carbon steel products to distributors, service centers, and converters. The company sells its stainless steel products to manufacturers and their suppliers in the automotive industry; manufacturers of food handling, chemical processing, pollution control, and medical and health equipment; and distributors and service centers. It also sells electrical steel products to manufacturers of power transmission and distribution transformers, as well as for use in the manufacture of electrical motors and generators. AK Steel Holding Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in West Chester, Ohio.