Trader Alert: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI), The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB), Sprint Corporation (S)

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) grew with the stock adding 1.14% or $0.25 to close at $22.19 on light trading volume of 14.24M compared its three months average trading volume of 14.51M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 76.19% up for the period and up by 7.15% so far this year. With price target of $25.22 and a 103.72% rebound from 52-week low, Kinder Morgan, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas facilities. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 for use in enhanced oil recovery projects; and owns interests in oil-producing fields, gas processing plants, and crude oil pipelines in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. The Terminals segment owns and operates liquids and bulk terminals that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, and condensate, as well as bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, cement, alumina, salt, and other bulk chemicals; and owns and operates tankers. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment owns and operates Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington; and jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver (Canada) International Airport. The Other segment includes various physical natural gas contracts with power plants. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns interests in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company was formerly known as Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC and changed its name to Kinder Morgan, Inc. in February 2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB) dropped $-0.08 to close the day at a new closing price of $28.7, a -0.28% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 204.03% above its 52 week low of $10.22. A total of 13.64M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 8.71M. The stock, which fluctuated between $28.55 and $28.92 during the day, currently situated -12.21% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -4.11% in the past one month and down by -3.37% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $33.79 and RSI of 38.57, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

The Williams Companies, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company primarily in the United States. The company operates through Williams Partners, Williams NGL (natural gas liquids) & Petchem Services, and Other segments. It owns and operates natural gas pipeline system extending from Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and the offshore Gulf of Mexico through Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey to the New York City metropolitan area. The company also owns and operates a natural gas pipeline system extending from the San Juan basin in northwestern New Mexico and southwestern Colorado through Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to a point on the Canadian border near Sumas, Washington; gulfstream natural gas pipeline system extending from the Mobile Bay area in Alabama to markets in Florida; and constitution pipeline that would connect its gathering system in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania to the Iroquois Gas Transmission and Tennessee Gas Pipeline systems in New York. In addition, it provides natural gas gathering, treating, processing, and compression; NGL production, fractionation, storage, marketing, and transportation; deepwater production handling and crude oil transportation; and olefin production services, as well as transports and stores natural gas to local natural gas distribution companies, municipal utilities, direct industrial users, electric power generators, and natural gas marketers and producers. Further, the company extracts, fractionates, treats, stores, and sells ethane/ethylene, propane, propylene, normal butane, isobutene, alky feedstock, and condensate. Additionally, it provides construction management services for third parties. As of December 31, 2015, the company owned and operated approximately 13,600 miles of pipelines. The Williams Companies, Inc. was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Sprint Corporation (S) shares were down in last trading by -1.97% to $8.46. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -3.53% over the past week and grew 3.17% in the past month. It is currently trading 7.38% above its 50 day moving average and 47.06% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -6% decrease in value from its one year high of $9. The RSI indicator value of 52.11, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Sprint Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various wireless and wireline communications products and services to consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company operates in two segments, Wireless and Wireline. The Wireless segment offers wireless data communication services, including mobile productivity applications, such as Internet access, messaging, and email services; wireless photo and video offerings; location-based capabilities comprising asset and fleet management, dispatch services, and navigation tools; and mobile entertainment applications. It also provides wireless voice communications services that include local and long-distance wireless voice services, as well as voicemail, call waiting, three-way calling, caller identification, directory assistance, and call forwarding services. In addition, this segment offers voice and data services internationally through roaming arrangements; and customized wireless services to large companies and government agencies, as well as sells wireless devices, broadband devices, connected devices, and accessories to agents and other third-party distributors. The Wireline segment provides wireline voice and data communications, including domestic and international data communications using various protocols, such as multiprotocol label switching technologies, Internet protocol (IP), managed network services, Voice over IP, session initiated protocol, and traditional voice services to other communications companies, and targeted business and consumer subscribers, as well as for cable multiple system operators. Sprint Corporation offers its services under the Sprint, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, and Assurance Wireless brands. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. Sprint Corporation is a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp.

 

Stocks Intraday Alert: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI), Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL), CSX Corporation (CSX)

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.72% or $0.37 to close the day at $21.94 on lower than average trading volume of 10.21M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.64M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas pipelines companies by 5.9606% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 5.94% YTD, versus the oil & gas pipelines industry which is up 1.38% for the same period. The RSI of 59.13 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas facilities. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 for use in enhanced oil recovery projects; and owns interests in oil-producing fields, gas processing plants, and crude oil pipelines in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. The Terminals segment owns and operates liquids and bulk terminals that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, and condensate, as well as bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, cement, alumina, salt, and other bulk chemicals; and owns and operates tankers. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment owns and operates Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington; and jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver (Canada) International Airport. The Other segment includes various physical natural gas contracts with power plants. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns interests in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company was formerly known as Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC and changed its name to Kinder Morgan, Inc. in February 2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) had a active trading with around 9.93M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.14M. The stock traded between $50.65 and $51.74 before closing at the price of $51.44 with 1% change on the day. The Atlanta Georgia 30354 based company is currently trading 59.39% above its 52 week low of $32.6 and -2.5% below its 52 week high of $52.76. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 63.16 and $59.07 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Airline and Refinery. Its route network is centered around a system of hubs, international gateways, and airports in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, London-Heathrow, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle, and Tokyo-Narita. The company sells its tickets through various distribution channels, including delta.com and mobile, telephone reservations, traditional brick and mortar, and online travel agencies. It also provides aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul services; staffing, and professional security and training services, as well as aviation solutions to third parties; vacation packages to third-party consumers; and aircraft charters, and aircraft management and programs. As of February 3, 2016, the company operated a fleet of approximately 800 aircrafts. Delta Air Lines, Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

CSX Corporation (CSX) opening the day at $37.32. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 5.87% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.66% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $38.04 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 0.82% above its 52 week high of $37.72 and 83.02% above its 12-month low of $21.33. The shares are up by over 25.49% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 66.03 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based transportation services in the United States and Canada. The company offers rail services, as well as transports intermodal containers and trailers. It transports agricultural products, phosphates and fertilizers, food and consumer products, chemicals, automotive products, metals, forest products, minerals, and waste and equipment; and coal, coke, and iron ore to electricity-generating power plants, steel manufacturers, and industrial plants. The company also exports coal to deep-water port facilities. In addition, it offers intermodal transportation services through a network of approximately 50 terminals transporting manufactured consumer goods in containers in the eastern United States; drayage services, including the pickup and delivery of intermodal shipments; and trucking dispatch services. Further, the company serves the automotive industry with distribution centers and storage locations, as well as connects non-rail served customers through transferring products from rail to trucks, which includes plastics and ethanol. Additionally, it acquires, develops, sells, leases, and manages real estate properties. The company operates approximately 21,000 route mile rail network, which serves various population centers in 23 states east of the Mississippi River, the District of Columbia, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec, as well as owns and leases approximately 4,500 locomotives. It also serves production and distribution facilities through track connections. CSX Corporation was founded in 1978 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Investor’s Alert: Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (SRPT), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.93% or $-1.18 to close the day at $59.92 on higher than average trading volume of 15.15M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.8M. The Kenilworth New Jersey 07033 based company has been underperforming the drug manufacturers – major companies by -5.4901% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 1.78% YTD, versus the drug manufacturers – major industry which is up 2.24% for the same period. The RSI of 44.33 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (SRPT) had a light trading with around 14.82M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.39M. The stock traded at the price of $37.89 with 21.21% change on the day. The Cambridge Massachusetts 02142 based company is currently trading 373.62% above its 52 week low of $8 and -40.55% below its 52 week high of $63.73. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 67.47 and $64.33 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery and development of RNA-based therapeutics for the treatment of rare, infectious, and other diseases. The company’s lead product candidate is Eteplirsen, an antisense phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomer therapeutic, which is in Phase III clinical development for the treatment of individuals with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a genetic muscle-wasting disease caused by the absence of dystrophin. It is also developing exon-skipping drugs for the treatment of DMD; and therapeutic candidates for the treatment of infectious diseases, such as influenza, Marburg, and Ebola. The company has a strategic alliance with Charley’s Fund, Inc. to support the development of product candidates using its proprietary exon-skipping technologies; a license agreement with the University of Western Australia for the use of antisense sequences in the treatment of DMD; and a research collaboration agreement with Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc to explore a combination drug treatment approach for DMD. Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) traded within a range of $21.49 to $21.8 after opening the day at $21.74. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 4.15% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.32% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $21.57 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -7.11% below its 52 week high of $23.36 and 98.03% above its 12-month low of $11.2. The shares are up by over 1.3% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 54.43 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas facilities. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 for use in enhanced oil recovery projects; and owns interests in oil-producing fields, gas processing plants, and crude oil pipelines in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. The Terminals segment owns and operates liquids and bulk terminals that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, and condensate, as well as bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, cement, alumina, salt, and other bulk chemicals; and owns and operates tankers. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment owns and operates Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington; and jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver (Canada) International Airport. The Other segment includes various physical natural gas contracts with power plants. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns interests in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company was formerly known as Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC and changed its name to Kinder Morgan, Inc. in February 2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Traders Watch list: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI), MGIC Investment Corporation (MTG), Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) saw its value decrease by -0.78% as the stock dropped $-0.17 to finish the day at a closing price of $21.64. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $11.2-$23.36 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $21.42 to $21.88 during the day, are up by 0.41% in the past three months and up by 13.97% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.24% above its 20 day moving average and 2.4% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $25.22 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 57.3.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas facilities. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 for use in enhanced oil recovery projects; and owns interests in oil-producing fields, gas processing plants, and crude oil pipelines in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. The Terminals segment owns and operates liquids and bulk terminals that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, and condensate, as well as bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, cement, alumina, salt, and other bulk chemicals; and owns and operates tankers. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment owns and operates Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington; and jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver (Canada) International Airport. The Other segment includes various physical natural gas contracts with power plants. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns interests in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company was formerly known as Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC and changed its name to Kinder Morgan, Inc. in February 2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

MGIC Investment Corporation (MTG) shares were down in last trading by -3.34% to $10.13. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.59% over the past week and grew 6.41% in the past month. It is currently trading 7.39% above its 50 day moving average and 29.85% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -6.12% decrease in value from its one year high of $10.79. The RSI indicator value of 52.88, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

MGIC Investment Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides private mortgage insurance and ancillary services to lenders and government sponsored entities in the United States. The company offers primary mortgage insurance that provides mortgage default protection on individual loans, as well as covers unpaid loan principal, delinquent interest, and various expenses associated with the default and subsequent foreclosure. It also provides contract underwriting services; and other services for the mortgage finance industry, such as analysis of loan originations and portfolios, and mortgage lead generation services. In addition, the company participates in external reinsurance arrangements and captive mortgage reinsurance arrangements. It serves originators of residential mortgage loans, including savings institutions, commercial banks, mortgage brokers, credit unions, mortgage bankers, and other lenders. The company was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) opening the day at $75.93. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 5.91% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.46% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $75.84 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -25.1% below its 52 week high of $103.1 and 7.76% above its 12-month low of $70.83. The shares are up by over 1.45% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 58.88 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Gilead Sciences Inc., a research-based biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes medicines in areas of unmet medical needs in North America, South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company’s products include Genvoya, Stribild, Complera/Eviplera, Atripla, Truvada, Viread, Emtriva, Tybost, and Vitekta for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in adults; and Harvoni, Sovaldi, Viread, and Hepsera products for the treatment of liver diseases. It also offers Zydelig, a PI3K delta inhibitor, in combination with rituximab, for the treatment of certain blood cancers; Letairis, an endothelin receptor antagonist for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension; Ranexa, a tablet used for the treatment of chronic angina; Lexiscan/Rapiscan injection for use as a pharmacologic stress agent in radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging; Cayston, an inhaled antibiotic for the treatment of respiratory systems in cystic fibrosis patients; and Tamiflu, an oral antiviral capsule for the treatment and prevention of influenza A and B. In addition, the company provides other products, such as AmBisome, an antifungal agent to treat serious invasive fungal infections; and Macugen, an anti-angiogenic oligonucleotide to treat neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Further, it has product candidates in various stages of development for the treatment of HIV/AIDS and liver diseases, such as hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus; inflammation/oncology; serious cardiovascular; and respiratory conditions, as well as diabetic nephropathy and ebola. The company markets its products through its commercial teams and/or in conjunction with third-party distributors and corporate partners. Gilead Sciences Inc. has collaboration agreements with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Janssen R&D Ireland, Japan Tobacco Inc., and Galapagos NV. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Foster City, California.

 

Traders Watch list: The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) saw its value increase by 1.49% as the stock gained $1.6 to finish the day at a closing price of $108.98. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $86.25-$109.35 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $107.75 to $109.35 during the day, are up by 18.3% in the past three months and up by 10.24% over the past six months. It is currently trading 4% above its 20 day moving average and 9.7% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $107.85 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 79.71.The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

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

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) shares were down in last trading by -1.37% to $68.26. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.44% over the past week and fell -2.29% in the past month. It is currently trading -2.43% below its 50 day moving average and -2.32% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -8.57% decrease in value from its one year high of $75.19. The RSI indicator value of 37.66, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

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

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) traded within a range of $21.58 to $21.91 after opening the day at $21.71. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 5.31% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.55% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $21.81 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -6.08% below its 52 week high of $23.36 and 100.23% above its 12-month low of $11.2. The shares are down by over -0.68% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 60.64 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas facilities. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 for use in enhanced oil recovery projects; and owns interests in oil-producing fields, gas processing plants, and crude oil pipelines in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. The Terminals segment owns and operates liquids and bulk terminals that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, and condensate, as well as bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, cement, alumina, salt, and other bulk chemicals; and owns and operates tankers. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment owns and operates Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington; and jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver (Canada) International Airport. The Other segment includes various physical natural gas contracts with power plants. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns interests in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company was formerly known as Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC and changed its name to Kinder Morgan, Inc. in February 2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Momentum Stocks in Focus: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI), Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT), Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM)

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.14% or $-0.03 to close the day at $21.69 on light trading volume of 10.61M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.77M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas pipelines group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 51%, compared to the industry which has advanced 43.05% over the same period. With RSI of 59.6, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $25.22, making it a hold for now.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas facilities. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 for use in enhanced oil recovery projects; and owns interests in oil-producing fields, gas processing plants, and crude oil pipelines in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. The Terminals segment owns and operates liquids and bulk terminals that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, and condensate, as well as bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, cement, alumina, salt, and other bulk chemicals; and owns and operates tankers. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment owns and operates Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington; and jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver (Canada) International Airport. The Other segment includes various physical natural gas contracts with power plants. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns interests in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company was formerly known as Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC and changed its name to Kinder Morgan, Inc. in February 2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT) retreated with the stock falling -8.19% or $-0.14 to close at $1.57 on light trading volume of 10.52M compared its three months average trading volume of 6.05M. The Covington Louisiana 70433 based company operating under the Wireless Communications industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 19.85% up for the period and down by -0.63% so far this year. With price target of $6 and a 149.21% rebound from 52-week low, Globalstar, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Globalstar, Inc. provides mobile voice and data communications services through satellite worldwide. The company offers duplex two-way voice and data products, including mobile voice and data satellite communications services and equipment for remote business continuity, recreational, emergency response, and other applications; fixed voice and data satellite communications services and equipment in rural villages, ships, industrial and commercial sites, and residential sites; and satellite data modem services comprising asynchronous and packet data services. It also provides SPOT products, such as SPOT satellite GPS messenger for personal tracking, emergency location, and messaging solutions; SPOT Global phone; and SPOT Trace, an anti-theft and asset tracking device. In addition, the company offers commercial Simplex one-way transmission products to track cargo containers and rail cars, to monitor utility meters, to monitor oil and gas assets, and other applications. Further, it provides engineering services, such as hardware and software designs to develop specific applications; and installation of gateways and antennas. The company primarily serves recreation and personal; government; public safety and disaster relief; oil and gas; maritime and fishing; natural resources, mining, and forestry; construction; utilities; and transportation markets. Globalstar, Inc. distributes its products directly, as well as through independent agents, dealers and resellers, independent gateway operators, and its sales force and e-commerce Website. As of December 31, 2015, it served approximately 688,000 subscribers. The company has a collaboration agreement with Carmanah to design and manufacture solar powered M2M satellite solutions. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Covington, Louisiana. Globalstar, Inc. is a subsidiary of Thermo Funding II LLC.

Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 4.61% or $1.61 to close the day at $36.57 on lower than average trading volume of 10.48M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.99M. The Greenwood Village Colorado 80111 based company has been outperforming the gold companies by 5.7488% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 7.34% YTD, versus the gold industry which is down -22.6% for the same period. The RSI of 62.56 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

 

Eye Catching Stocks: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI), Regions Financial Corporation (RF), United States Steel Corporation (X)

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 4.35% or $0.9 to close the day at $21.61 on active trading volume of 16.49M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.72M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas pipelines group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 45.52%, compared to the industry which has advanced 33.72% over the same period. With RSI of 58.83, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $25.22, making it a hold for now.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas facilities. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 for use in enhanced oil recovery projects; and owns interests in oil-producing fields, gas processing plants, and crude oil pipelines in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. The Terminals segment owns and operates liquids and bulk terminals that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, and condensate, as well as bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, cement, alumina, salt, and other bulk chemicals; and owns and operates tankers. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment owns and operates Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington; and jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver (Canada) International Airport. The Other segment includes various physical natural gas contracts with power plants. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns interests in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company was formerly known as Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC and changed its name to Kinder Morgan, Inc. in February 2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) climbed 0.49% during last trading as the stock added $0.07 to finish the day at $14.43 with about 15.93M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 22.72M. The $17.98B market cap company, which fluctuated between $14.23 and $14.72 during the day, currently situated 111.42% above its 52 week low of $7 and -2.04% away from its one year high of $14.73. The RSI of 63.73 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

United States Steel Corporation (X) saw its value increase by 5.15% as the stock gained $1.7 to finish the day at a closing price of $34.71. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $6.15-$39.14 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $33.51 to $34.86 during the day, are up by 85.87% in the past three months and up by 97.62% over the past six months. It is currently trading -2.23% below its 20 day moving average and 19.22% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $30.13 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 57.55. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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.

 

Investor’s Alert: Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ANTH), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI), Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)

Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ANTH) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -4.82% or $-0.03 to close the day at $0.71 on higher than average trading volume of 7.91M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.46M. The Hayward California 94545 based company has been outperforming the biotechnology companies by -77.2201% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -84.78% YTD, versus the biotechnology industry which is up 2.11% for the same period. The RSI of 25.76 indicates the stock is oversold at the current levels, buy for now.

Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of medicines for patients with unmet medical needs. The company’s Phase III product candidates include liprotamase or Sollpura, a non-porcine investigational pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy for the treatment of patients with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency; and Blisibimod that targets B-cell activating factor associated with various B-cell mediated autoimmune diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus, lupus nephritis, and others. It also develops Blisibimod, which is in Phase II clinical study for the treatment of Immunoglobulin A nephropathy. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Hayward, California.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) had a active trading with around 7.7M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.92M. The stock traded between $20.71 and $20.9 before closing at the price of $20.76 with 0.14% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77002 based company is currently trading 90.59% above its 52 week low of $11.2 and -10.6% below its 52 week high of $23.36. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 45.48 and $25.22 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas facilities. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 for use in enhanced oil recovery projects; and owns interests in oil-producing fields, gas processing plants, and crude oil pipelines in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. The Terminals segment owns and operates liquids and bulk terminals that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, and condensate, as well as bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, cement, alumina, salt, and other bulk chemicals; and owns and operates tankers. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment owns and operates Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington; and jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver (Canada) International Airport. The Other segment includes various physical natural gas contracts with power plants. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns interests in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company was formerly known as Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC and changed its name to Kinder Morgan, Inc. in February 2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) traded within a range of $71.94 to $72.85 after opening the day at $72.77. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -27.07% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.88% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $72.13 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -28.76% below its 52 week high of $103.1 and 2.49% above its 12-month low of $70.83. The shares are down by over -6.76% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 42 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Gilead Sciences Inc., a research-based biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes medicines in areas of unmet medical needs in North America, South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company’s products include Genvoya, Stribild, Complera/Eviplera, Atripla, Truvada, Viread, Emtriva, Tybost, and Vitekta for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in adults; and Harvoni, Sovaldi, Viread, and Hepsera products for the treatment of liver diseases. It also offers Zydelig, a PI3K delta inhibitor, in combination with rituximab, for the treatment of certain blood cancers; Letairis, an endothelin receptor antagonist for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension; Ranexa, a tablet used for the treatment of chronic angina; Lexiscan/Rapiscan injection for use as a pharmacologic stress agent in radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging; Cayston, an inhaled antibiotic for the treatment of respiratory systems in cystic fibrosis patients; and Tamiflu, an oral antiviral capsule for the treatment and prevention of influenza A and B. In addition, the company provides other products, such as AmBisome, an antifungal agent to treat serious invasive fungal infections; and Macugen, an anti-angiogenic oligonucleotide to treat neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Further, it has product candidates in various stages of development for the treatment of HIV/AIDS and liver diseases, such as hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus; inflammation/oncology; serious cardiovascular; and respiratory conditions, as well as diabetic nephropathy and ebola. The company markets its products through its commercial teams and/or in conjunction with third-party distributors and corporate partners. Gilead Sciences Inc. has collaboration agreements with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Janssen R&D Ireland, Japan Tobacco Inc., and Galapagos NV. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Foster City, California.

 

Momentum Stocks: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI), Regions Financial Corporation (RF), J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) retreated with the stock falling -1.94% or $-0.41 to close at $20.73 on light trading volume of 12.42M compared its three months average trading volume of 15.03M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 41.16% up for the period and up by 42.87% so far this year. With price target of $25.22 and a 90.32% rebound from 52-week low, Kinder Morgan, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas facilities. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 for use in enhanced oil recovery projects; and owns interests in oil-producing fields, gas processing plants, and crude oil pipelines in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. The Terminals segment owns and operates liquids and bulk terminals that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, and condensate, as well as bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, cement, alumina, salt, and other bulk chemicals; and owns and operates tankers. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment owns and operates Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington; and jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver (Canada) International Airport. The Other segment includes various physical natural gas contracts with power plants. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns interests in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company was formerly known as Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC and changed its name to Kinder Morgan, Inc. in February 2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) had a light trading with around 12.28M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 22.75M. The stock traded between $14.35 and $14.66 before closing at the price of $14.43 with -1.43% change on the day. The Birmingham Alabama 35203 based company is currently trading 111.42% above its 52 week low of $7 and -2.04% below its 52 week high of $14.73. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $14.22 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) saw its value decrease by -0.7% as the stock dropped $-0.06 to finish the day at a closing price of $8.47. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $6-$11.99 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $8.38 to $8.62 during the day, are down by -11.31% in the past three months and down by -4.62% over the past six months. It is currently trading -10.31% below its 20 day moving average and -6.62% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $11.29 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 38.62.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

 

Stocks Roundup: The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB), United States Steel Corporation (X), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB) retreated with the stock falling -1.05% or $-0.32 to close at $30.3 on light trading volume of 10.5M compared its three months average trading volume of 6.92M. The Tulsa Oklahoma 74172 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 29.45% up for the period and up by 27.64% so far this year. With price target of $32.5 and a 220.98% rebound from 52-week low, The Williams Companies, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

The Williams Companies, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company primarily in the United States. The company operates through Williams Partners, Williams NGL (natural gas liquids) & Petchem Services, and Other segments. It owns and operates natural gas pipeline system extending from Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and the offshore Gulf of Mexico through Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey to the New York City metropolitan area. The company also owns and operates a natural gas pipeline system extending from the San Juan basin in northwestern New Mexico and southwestern Colorado through Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to a point on the Canadian border near Sumas, Washington; gulfstream natural gas pipeline system extending from the Mobile Bay area in Alabama to markets in Florida; and constitution pipeline that would connect its gathering system in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania to the Iroquois Gas Transmission and Tennessee Gas Pipeline systems in New York. In addition, it provides natural gas gathering, treating, processing, and compression; NGL production, fractionation, storage, marketing, and transportation; deepwater production handling and crude oil transportation; and olefin production services, as well as transports and stores natural gas to local natural gas distribution companies, municipal utilities, direct industrial users, electric power generators, and natural gas marketers and producers. Further, the company extracts, fractionates, treats, stores, and sells ethane/ethylene, propane, propylene, normal butane, isobutene, alky feedstock, and condensate. Additionally, it provides construction management services for third parties. As of December 31, 2015, the company owned and operated approximately 13,600 miles of pipelines. The Williams Companies, Inc. was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

United States Steel Corporation (X) had a light trading with around 10.32M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 19.36M. The stock traded between $35.6 and $36.96 before closing at the price of $35.77 with -1.92% change on the day. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15219 based company is currently trading 489.49% above its 52 week low of $6.15 and -8.61% below its 52 week high of $39.14. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $28.8 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) saw its value decrease by -0.85% as the stock dropped $-0.18 to finish the day at a closing price of $20.99. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $11.2-$23.36 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $20.9 to $21.23 during the day, are down by -3.76% in the past three months and up by 18.1% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.55% below its 20 day moving average and -0.15% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $25.22 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 46.63.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas facilities. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 for use in enhanced oil recovery projects; and owns interests in oil-producing fields, gas processing plants, and crude oil pipelines in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. The Terminals segment owns and operates liquids and bulk terminals that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, and condensate, as well as bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, cement, alumina, salt, and other bulk chemicals; and owns and operates tankers. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment owns and operates Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington; and jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver (Canada) International Airport. The Other segment includes various physical natural gas contracts with power plants. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns interests in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company was formerly known as Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC and changed its name to Kinder Morgan, Inc. in February 2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.