Stocks in Review: Hess Corporation (HES), BB&T Corporation (BBT), Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM)

Hess Corporation (HES) traded within a range of $50.86 to $51.62 after opening the day at $51.4. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -17.64% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.49% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $51.3 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -21.44% below its 52 week high of $65.56 and 30.83% above its 12-month low of $38.5. The shares are up by over 1.81% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 27.32 is bullish. They are not pointing to a rebound in the stock. We should get in as it looks to have found a bottom.

Hess Corporation, an exploration and production company, develops, produces, purchases, transports, and sells crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas. The company operates in two segments, Exploration and Production, and Bakken Midstream. It is also involved in crude oil and natural gas gathering, processing of natural gas and the fractionation of natural gas liquids, transportation of crude oil by rail car, terminating and loading crude oil and natural gas liquids, and the storage and terminating of propane primarily in the Bakken shale play of North Dakota. The company operates primarily in the United States, Denmark, Equatorial Guinea, the Joint Development Area of Malaysia/Thailand, Malaysia, and Norway. As of December 31, 2015, it had total proved reserves of 1,086 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

BB&T Corporation (BBT) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.54% or $-0.26 to close the day at $48 on light trading volume of 3.94M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.82M. The Winston-Salem North Carolina 27101 based company has been outperforming the regional – southeast banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 53.36%, compared to the industry which has advanced 66.09% over the same period. With RSI of 64.48, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $48.52, making it a hold for now.

BB&T Corporation operates as a financial holding company that provides various banking and trust services for retail and commercial clients. It operates in six segments: Community Banking, Residential Mortgage Banking, Dealer Financial Services, Specialized Lending, Insurance Services, and Financial Services. The company’s deposit products include noninterest-bearing checking, interest-bearing checking, savings, and money market deposit accounts, as well as certificates of deposit and individual retirement accounts. Its loan portfolio comprises commercial, financial and agricultural, real estate construction and land development, real estate mortgage, and consumer loans. The company also provides asset management, automobile lending, bankcard lending, consumer finance, home equity and mortgage lending, insurance, investment brokerage, mobile/online banking, payment, sales finance, small business lending, and wealth management/private banking services. In addition, it offers association, capital markets, institutional trust, insurance premium finance, international banking, leasing, merchant, mortgage warehouse lending, private equity investments, real estate lending, and supply chain management services. Further, the company provides retail brokerage, equity and debt underwriting, investment advice, corporate finance, and equity research services, as well as facilitates the origination, trading, and distribution of fixed-income securities and equity products. As of April 4, 2016, it operated approximately 2,265 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C. The company was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) gained $0.09 to close the day at a new closing price of $24.23, a 0.37% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 0.87% above its 52 week low of $24.02. A total of 3.92M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.31M. The stock, which fluctuated between $24.1 and $24.53 during the day, currently situated -23.34% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -4.98% in the past one month and down by -6.03% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $27.53 and RSI of 39.75, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

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

 

Eye Catching Stocks: Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ), Visa Inc. (V), Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM)

Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.09% or $-0.04 to close the day at $44.99 on light trading volume of 5.64M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.09M. The Deerfield Illinois 60015 based company has been outperforming the confectioners group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 16.99%, compared to the industry which has advanced 10.01% over the same period. With RSI of 58.93, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $49.48, making it a hold for now.

Mondelez International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets snack food and beverage products worldwide. The company offers biscuits, including cookies, crackers, and salted snacks; chocolates, and gums and candies; powdered beverages and coffee; and cheese and grocery products. Its primary brand portfolio includes LU, Nabisco and Oreo biscuits; Cadbury, Cadbury Dairy Milk, and Milka chocolates; Trident gum; Jacobs Kaffee; and Tang powdered beverages. Mondelez International, Inc. sells its products to supermarket chains, wholesalers, supercenters, club stores, mass merchandisers, distributors, convenience stores, gasoline stations, drug stores, value stores, and other retail food outlets through direct store delivery, company owned and satellite warehouses, distribution centers, and other facilities, as well as through independent sales offices and agents. The company was formerly known as Kraft Foods Inc. and changed its name to Mondelez International, Inc. in October 2012. Mondelez International, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

Visa Inc. (V) climbed 0.47% during last trading as the stock added $0.41 to finish the day at $86.85 with about 5.93M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.25M. The $200.8B market cap company, which fluctuated between $86.26 and $86.97 during the day, currently situated 25.52% above its 52 week low of $69.12 and 0.03% away from its one year high of $86.97. The RSI of 71.76 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell 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.

Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) saw its value decrease by -0.92% as the stock dropped $-0.23 to finish the day at a closing price of $24.68. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $24.26-$32.24 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $24.58 to $24.88 during the day, are down by -2.41% in the past three months and down by -17.35% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.14% below its 20 day moving average and -2.03% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $27.53 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 45.26. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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

 

Stocks To Watch: Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM), Phillips 66 (PSX), Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO)

Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) traded within a range of $24.71 to $25.08 after opening the day at $24.76. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -0.48% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.01% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $25.04 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -20.78% below its 52 week high of $32.24 and 3.22% above its 12-month low of $24.26. The shares are down by over -0.64% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 48.97 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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

Phillips 66 (PSX) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.77% or $0.61 to close the day at $79.86 on light trading volume of 2.03M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.31M. The Houston Texas 77042 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas refining & marketing group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 12.18%, compared to the industry which has advanced 27.34% over the same period. With RSI of 36.39, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $90.87, making it a hold for now.

Phillips 66 operates as an energy manufacturing and logistics company. It operates through four segments: Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties (M&S). The Midstream segment gathers, processes, transports, and markets natural gas; and transports, fractionates, and markets natural gas liquids in the United States. This segment also transports crude oil and other feedstocks to its refineries and other locations, as well as delivers refined and specialty products, and provides terminaling and storage services for crude oil and petroleum products. The Chemicals segment manufactures and markets ethylene and other olefin products; aromatics products, such as benzene, styrene, paraxylene, and cyclohexane, as well as polystyrene and styrene-butadiene copolymers; and various specialty chemical products, including organosulfur chemicals, solvents, catalysts, drilling chemicals, and mining chemicals. The Refining segment buys, sells, and refines crude oil and other feedstocks into petroleum products comprising gasolines, distillates, and aviation fuels at 14 refineries primarily in the United States and Europe. The M&S segment purchases for resale and markets refined petroleum products consisting of gasolines, distillates, and aviation fuels in the United States and Europe. It also manufactures and sells specialty products, such as petroleum coke, waxes, solvents, and polypropylene. In addition, this segment is involved in the generation of electricity. Phillips 66 was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO) gained $0.54 to close the day at a new closing price of $37.96, a 1.44% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 62.15% above its 52 week low of $23.54. A total of 2.03M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.27M. The stock, which fluctuated between $37.57 and $39.5 during the day, currently situated -3.24% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 12.54% in the past one month and up by 28.07% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $33.41 and RSI of 56.96, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Southern Copper Corporation engages in mining, exploring, smelting, and refining copper and other minerals in Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Ecuador. The company is involved in the mining, milling, and flotation of copper ore to produce copper and molybdenum concentrates; smelting of copper concentrates to produce anode copper; and refining of anode copper to produce copper cathodes, as well as molybdenum concentrate, refined silver, gold, and other materials. It operates the Toquepala, Cuajone, La Caridad, and Buenavista mine complexes, as well as the smelting and refining plants, which produce copper with production of by-products of molybdenum, silver, and other materials. The company also operates five underground mines that produce zinc, lead, copper, silver, and gold; a coal mine that produces coal and coke; and a zinc refinery. It has interests in 77,799 hectares of exploration concessions in Peru; 145,720 hectares of exploration concessions in Mexico; 159,831 hectares of exploration concessions in Argentina; 40,758 hectares of exploration concessions in Chile; and 2,544 hectares of exploration concessions in Ecuador. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. Southern Copper Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Americas Mining Corporation.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM), EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG), Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA)

Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.23% or $0.3 to close the day at $24.61 on active trading volume of 3.45M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.44M. The New Hyde Park New York 11042 based company has been underperforming the reit – retail group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -5.5%, compared to the industry which has advanced 6.79% over the same period. With RSI of 41.78, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $28.21, making it a hold for now.

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

EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) grew with the stock adding 0.98% or $0.95 to close at $98.14 on light trading volume of 3.44M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.61M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company operating under the Independent Oil & Gas industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 50.75% up for the period and down by -2.77% so far this year. With price target of $112.41 and a 58.13% rebound from 52-week low, EOG Resources, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

EOG Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. The company’s principal producing areas are located in New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming in the United States; and Canada, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, and the People’s Republic of China. As of December 31, 2015, it had total estimated net proved reserves of 2,118 million barrels of oil equivalent, including 1,098 million barrels (MMBbl) crude oil and condensate reserves; 383 MMBbl of natural gas liquid reserves; and 3,825 billion cubic feet of natural gas reserves. EOG Resources, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -2.85% or $-0.92 to close the day at $31.37 on higher than average trading volume of 3.44M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.48M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas pipelines companies by 9.0083% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -1.17% YTD, versus the oil & gas pipelines industry which is up 4.28% for the same period. The RSI of 48.84 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., through with its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation, storage, terminalling, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), natural gas, and refined products in the United States and Canada. Its Transportation segment transports crude oil and NGL through pipelines, gathering systems, trucks, and barges. As of December 31, 2015, this segment owned and leased 18,100 miles of active crude oil and NGL pipelines and gathering systems; 30 million barrels of active and above-ground tank capacity; 830 trailers; 142 transport and storage barges; and 64 transport tugs. The company’s Facilities segment provides storage, terminalling, and throughput services for crude oil, refined products, NGL, and natural gas; and NGL fractionation and isomerization, and natural gas and condensate processing services. As of December 31, 2015, it owned and operated approximately 80 million barrels of crude oil and refined products storage capacity; 25 million barrels of NGL storage capacity; 97 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage working capacity; 31 billion cubic feet of base gas; 10 natural gas processing plants; 1 condensate processing facility; 7 fractionation plants; 28 crude oil and NGL rail terminals; 6 marine facilities; and 1,100 miles of active pipelines. Its Supply and Logistics segment purchases crude oil at the wellhead, pipeline, terminal, and rail facilities; purchases cargos at load port and various locations in transit; stores inventory, and NGL and natural gas; purchases NGL; resells or exchanges crude oil and NGL; transports crude oil and NGL on trucks, barges, railcars, pipelines, and ocean-going vessels; and purchases and sells natural gas. As of December 31, 2015, it owned 13 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 5 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 990 trucks and 1,100 trailers; and 10,100 crude oil and NGL railcars. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM), Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA), The Boeing Company (BA)

Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) saw its value increase by 1.22% as the stock gained $0.3 to finish the day at a closing price of $24.87. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $24.35-$32.24 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $24.43 to $24.91 during the day, are down by -2.77% in the past three months and down by -19.34% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.58% below its 20 day moving average and -1.85% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $28.21 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 46.64.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) shares were down in last trading by -0.56% to $80.59. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.84% over the past week and fell -2.86% in the past month. It is currently trading -4.02% below its 50 day moving average and -0.78% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -8.42% decrease in value from its one year high of $88. The RSI indicator value of 34.99, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. operates as a pharmacy-led health and wellbeing company. It operates through three segments: Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International, and Pharmaceutical Wholesale. The Retail Pharmacy USA segment sells prescription drugs and an assortment of general merchandise, including non-prescription drugs, beauty products, photo finishing, seasonal merchandise, greeting cards, and convenience foods through its retail drugstores and convenient care clinics. It also provides specialty pharmacy services; and manages in-store clinics. As of August 31, 2016, this segment operated 8,175 retail stores under the Walgreens and Duane Reade brands in the United States; and 7 specialty pharmacies, as well as approximately 400 in-store clinic locations. The Retail Pharmacy International segment sells prescription drugs; and health, beauty, toiletry, and other consumer products through its pharmacy-led health and beauty stores, as well as through boots.com. It is also involved in optical practice and related contract manufacturing operations. This segment operated 4,673 retail stores under the Boots, Benavides, and Ahumada in the United Kingdom, Thailand, Norway, the Republic of Ireland, the Netherlands, Mexico, and Chile; and 636 optical practices. The Pharmaceutical Wholesale segment engages in the wholesale and distribution of specialty and generic pharmaceuticals, health and beauty products, and home healthcare supplies and equipment, as well as provides related services to pharmacies and other healthcare providers. This segment operates in France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Turkey, Spain, the Netherlands, Egypt, Norway, Romania, the Czech Republic, and Lithuania. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. was founded in 1901 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

The Boeing Company (BA) traded within a range of $160.82 to $163.97 after opening the day at $163.22. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 4.23% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.04% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $162.26 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -4.55% below its 52 week high of $170 and 62.79% above its 12-month low of $102.1. The shares are up by over 14.81% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 54.79 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sells, services, and supports commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight, and launch systems and services worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Commercial Airplanes, Boeing Military Aircraft, Network & Space Systems, Global Services & Support, and Boeing Capital. The Commercial Airplanes segment develops, produces, and markets commercial jet aircraft for various passenger and cargo requirements, as well as provides related support services to the commercial airline industry. This segment also offers aviation services support, aircraft modifications, spare parts, training, maintenance documents, and technical advice to commercial and government customers. The Boeing Military Aircraft segment is involved in the research, development, production, and modification of manned and unmanned military aircraft and weapons systems for the global strike, vertical lift, and autonomous systems, as well as mobility, surveillance, and engagement. The Network & Space Systems segment engages in the research, development, production, and modification of electronics and information solutions; strategic missile and defense systems; space and intelligence systems; and space exploration products. The Global Services and Support segment offers integrated logistics, including supply chain management and engineering support; maintenance, modification, and upgrades for aircraft; and training systems and government services, such as pilot and maintenance training. The Boeing Capital segment facilitates, arranges, structures, and provides financing solutions, such as equipment under operating leases, finance leases, notes and other receivables, assets held for sale or re-lease, and investments. The Boeing Company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

 

Stocks To Track: Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM), The Allstate Corporation (ALL), CMS Energy Corporation (CMS)

Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) climbed 0.53% during last trading as the stock added $0.13 to finish the day at $24.89 with about 7.57M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.73M. The $10.58B market cap company, which fluctuated between $24.74 and $25.18 during the day, currently situated 2.26% above its 52 week low of $24.35 and -21.25% away from its one year high of $32.24. The RSI of 44.91 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

The Allstate Corporation (ALL) dropped $-0.4 to close the day at a new closing price of $75.21, a -0.53% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 31.57% above its 52 week low of $58.29. A total of 2.04M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.25M. The stock, which fluctuated between $74.74 and $75.58 during the day, currently situated -0.84% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 1.25% in the past one month and up by 11.88% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $80.13 and RSI of 63.19, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

The Allstate Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in property-liability insurance and life insurance business in the United States and Canada. The company’s Allstate Protection segment sells private passenger auto, homeowners, and other property-liability insurance products under the Allstate, Esurance, and Encompass brand names. It also offers specialty auto products including motorcycle, trailer, motor home, and off-road vehicle insurance policies; other personal lines products including renter, condominium, landlord, boat, umbrella, and manufactured home insurance policies; commercial lines products for small business owners; roadside assistance products; service contracts; and other products sold in conjunction with auto lending and vehicle sales transactions. In addition, this segment sells its products through contact centers and Internet. The company’s Allstate Financial segment provides traditional, interest-sensitive, and variable life insurance; and voluntary accident and health insurance products; deferred and immediate fixed annuities; and funding agreements backing medium-term notes; and retirement and investment products, including mutual funds, fixed and variable annuities, disability insurance, and long-term care insurance. This segment markets its products through its agencies and financial specialists, and workplace enrolling independent agents. The Allstate Corporation was founded in 1931 and is headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois.

CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) had a active trading with around 2.51M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.85M. The stock traded between $42.08 and $42.61 before closing at the price of $42.6 with 1.33% change on the day. The Jackson Michigan 49201 based company is currently trading 15.91% above its 52 week low of $37.57 and -6.56% below its 52 week high of $46.25. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 63.91 and $44.31 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan. It operates through three segments: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. The Electric Utility segment engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity to residential, commercial, and diversified industrial customers in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. It operates a network of coal, gas, hydroelectric, oil, and wind generation plants. This segment’s distribution system includes 434 miles of high-voltage distribution radial lines; 4,251 miles of high-voltage distribution overhead lines; 18 miles of high-voltage distribution underground lines; 56,023 miles of electric distribution overhead lines; 10,383 miles of underground distribution lines; and substations with an aggregate transformer capacity of 24 million thousand volt-amperes. The Gas Utility segment is involved in the purchase, transmission, storage, distribution, and sale of natural gas. This segment’s gas transmission, storage, and distribution system comprises 1,686 miles of transmission lines; 15 gas storage fields with a total storage capacity of 309 billion cubic feet and a working gas volume of 151 billion cubic feet; 27,537 miles of distribution mains; and 7 compressor stations with a total of 157,939 installed and available horsepower. The Enterprises segment engages in the independent power production and marketing activities. As of December 31, 2015, this segment had ownership interests in independent power plants fueled by natural gas and biomass totaling 1,177 megawatts. The company also provides unsecured consumer installment loans for financing home improvements. CMS Energy Corporation was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Jackson, Michigan.

 

Momentum Stocks: Carnival Corporation (CCL), Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR), Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM)

Carnival Corporation (CCL) retreated with the stock falling -1.12% or $-0.64 to close at $56.29 on light trading volume of 2.92M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.61M. The Miami Florida 33178 based company operating under the Resorts & Casinos industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 23.51% up for the period and up by 8.13% so far this year. With price target of $57.36 and a 42.83% rebound from 52-week low, Carnival Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Carnival Corporation operates as a leisure travel and cruise company in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. It offers cruises under the Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, and Seabourn brands in North America; and Costa, AIDA, P&O Cruises (UK), Cunard, and P&O Cruises (Australia) brands in Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company operates 99 cruise ships. It also owns Holland America Princess Alaska Tours, a tour company in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon, which owns and operates 11 hotels or lodges, approximately 300 motor coaches, and 20 glass-domed railcars. In addition, the company is involved in the leasing of cruise ships. It sells its cruises primarily through travel agents and tour operators. Carnival Corporation was incorporated in 1972 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida. Carnival Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & Plc.

Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) had a active trading with around 2.91M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.77M. The stock traded between $73.92 and $76.49 before closing at the price of $74.05 with -2.78% change on the day. The Chesapeake Virginia 23320 based company is currently trading 2.11% above its 52 week low of $72.52 and -25.9% below its 52 week high of $99.93. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $93.1 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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

Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) saw its value decrease by -1.08% as the stock dropped $-0.27 to finish the day at a closing price of $24.81. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $24.35-$32.24 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $24.65 to $25.14 during the day, are down by -7.98% in the past three months and down by -20.49% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.96% below its 20 day moving average and -2.38% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $28.21 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 41.72.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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

 

Stocks in Focus: Stryker Corporation (SYK), Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE), Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM)

Stryker Corporation (SYK) had a active trading with around 2.56M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.66M. The stock traded between $121.05 and $124.95 before closing at the price of $121.11 with -0.32% change on the day. The Kalamazoo Michigan 49002 based company is currently trading 31.44% above its 52 week low of $94.31 and -4.81% below its 52 week high of $127.23. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 57.26 and $128.52 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Stryker Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a medical technology company. It operates through three segments: Orthopaedics; MedSurg; and Neurotechnology and Spine. The Orthopaedics segment offers implants for use in hip and knee joint replacements, and trauma and extremities surgeries. The MedSurg segment provides surgical equipment and surgical navigation systems, endoscopic and communications systems, patient handling and emergency medical equipment, and reprocessed and remanufactured medical devices, as well as other medical devices for use in various medical specialties. The Neurotechnology and Spine segment offers neurosurgical and neurovascular devices that include products used for minimally invasive endovascular techniques; products for brain and open skull base surgical procedures; orthobiologic and biosurgery products, including synthetic bone grafts and vertebral augmentation products; and minimally invasive products for the treatment of acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. This segment also provides spinal implant products, including cervical, thoracolumbar, and interbody systems for use in spinal injury, deformity, and degenerative therapies. The company markets its products to doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities in the United States; and sells its products through company-owned sales subsidiaries and branches, as well as third-party dealers and distributors in approximately 100 countries. Stryker Corporation was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.87% or $0.5 to close the day at $57.96 on light trading volume of 2.53M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.88M. The Atlanta Georgia 30328 based company has been outperforming the diversified investments group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 16.64%, compared to the industry which has advanced 21.12% over the same period. With RSI of 61.01, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $65.04, making it a hold for now.

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. operates regulated exchanges, clearing houses, and listings venues for financial and commodity markets in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Asia, Israel, and Canada. The company operates marketplaces for trading and clearing an array of derivatives and securities contracts across various asset classes, including energy and agricultural commodities, interest rates, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, bonds, and currencies. It primarily provides trade execution, listing, price discovery and transparency, trade processing and repositories, clearing, benchmark administration, and market data services. The company operates exchanges and marketplaces, such as ICE Futures Europe, ICE Futures U.S., ICE Futures Canada, ICE Endex, NYSE Amex Options, NYSE Arca Options, and ICE Futures Singapore, as well as over-the-counter markets for physical energy and credit default swaps, and central counterparty clearing houses. It serves financial institutions, money managers, trading firms, commodity producers and consumers, institutional and individual investors, and other business entities. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) shares were down in last trading by -1.1% to $25.12. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.49% over the past week and grew 0.86% in the past month. It is currently trading -1.19% below its 50 day moving average and -9.67% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -20.52% decrease in value from its one year high of $32.24. The RSI indicator value of 46.55, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

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

 

Equities Trend Analysis: Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SCMP), Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR), Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM)

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SCMP) retreated with the stock falling -0.89% or $-0.1 to close at $11.1 on light trading volume of 2.3M compared its three months average trading volume of 936.63K. The Rockville Maryland 20850 based company operating under the Drug Manufacturers – Other industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -19.39% down for the period and down by -18.08% so far this year. With price target of $19 and a 15.75% rebound from 52-week low, Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the research and development of proprietary drugs for the treatment of gastrointestinal, ophthalmic, autoimmune, and oncology-based inflammatory disorders in the United States, Japan, Switzerland, and internationally. The company’s marketed product includes AMITIZA, a ClC-2 chloride channel activator for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation in adults; irritable bowel syndrome with constipation in adult women; opioid-induced constipation in patients with chronic non-cancer pain; chronic constipation; and pediatric functional constipation. Its product candidates, which are in clinical development stage comprise Cobiprostone that is in Phase IIa trials for the treatment of oral mucositis, non-erosive reflux, and symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux diseases; RTU-1096, which has completed Phase I trial for treating inflammation/immune-related disorders; and RTU-009 that is in development stage for inflammation/immune-related disorders, as well as CPP-1X/sulindac combination product, which is in phase III clinical trial for the treatment of familial adenomatous polyposis. Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1996 is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland. Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a subsidiary of S&R Technology Holdings, LLC.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) had a light trading with around 2.29M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.27M. The stock traded between $27.43 and $27.96 before closing at the price of $27.84 with 1.24% change on the day. The Sunnyvale California 94089 based company is currently trading 32.51% above its 52 week low of $21.18 and -4.69% below its 52 week high of $29.21. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $28.56 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops, and sells network products and services worldwide. It offers various routing products, including ACX series universal access routers to deploy new high-bandwidth services; MX series Ethernet routers that functions as a universal edge platform; M series edge routers; PTX series packet transport routers; T series routers; and NorthStar controllers. The company also provides various switching products comprising EX series Ethernet switches to address the access, aggregation, and core layer switching requirements of micro branch, branch office, and campus and data center environments; QFX series of core, spine, and top-of-rack data center switches; and OCX1100, an open networking switch. In addition, it offers security products, such as SRX series services gateways for the data centers; Branch SRX family that includes SRX300 Series and SRX1500, which provides integrated firewall capabilities; vSRX Virtual Firewall that delivers various features of physical firewalls; Spotlight Secure Threat Intelligence Platform, a threat intelligence platform that aggregates threat feeds from various sources; and Sky Advanced Threat Prevention, a cloud-based service for static and dynamic analysis. Further, the company offers Junos OS, a network operating system; Junos Space, a network management platform for creating network management applications that include network director, services activation director, security director, edge services director, service now, and service insight; and Contrail networking and cloud platform solutions. Additionally, it provides technical support and professional services, as well as education and training programs. The company sells its products through direct sales, distributors, value-added resellers, and original equipment manufacturer partners to end-users in the service provider and enterprise markets. Juniper Networks, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) saw its value increase by 0.2% as the stock gained $0.05 to finish the day at a closing price of $25.4. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $24.35-$32.24 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $25.16 to $25.46 during the day, are down by -8.28% in the past three months and down by -17.33% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.6% above its 20 day moving average and -0.08% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $28.47 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 50.53.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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