Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) grew with the stock adding 0.08% or $0.02 to close at $23.92 on light trading volume of 5.93M compared its three months average trading volume of 8.87M. The Marlborough Massachusetts 01752 based company operating under the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 36.14% up for the period and up by 10.59% so far this year. With price target of $27.55 and a 52.65% rebound from 52-week low, Boston Scientific Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.
Boston Scientific Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices for use in various interventional medical specialties worldwide. It operates through three segments: Cardiovascular, Rhythm Management, and MedSurg. The company offers interventional cardiology products, including drug-eluting coronary stent systems used in the treatment of coronary artery disease; coronary technology products to treat atherosclerosis; intraluminal catheter-directed ultrasound imaging catheters and systems for use in coronary arteries and heart chambers, as well as peripheral vessels; and structural heart therapy systems. It also provides stents, balloon catheters, wires, peripheral embolization devices, and vena cava filters used to treat peripheral disease; and biliary stents, drainage catheters, and micro-puncture sets to treat, diagnose, and ease benign and malignant tumors. In addition, the company offers cardiac rhythm management devices, such as implantable cardioverter defibrillator systems to detect and treat abnormally fast heart rhythms; implantable cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker systems used to treat heart failure; and medical technologies to diagnose and treat rate and rhythm disorders of the heart comprising steerable radio frequency ablation catheters, intracardiac ultrasound catheters, diagnostic catheters, delivery sheaths, and other accessories. Further, it provides products to diagnose and treat diseases of the pulmonary and gastrointestinal conditions; devices to diagnose, treat, and ease pulmonary disease systems within the airway and lungs; products to treat urinary stone disease and benign prostatic hyperplasia; mid-urethral sling products, sling and graft materials, pelvic floor reconstruction kits, and suturing devices; and spinal cord stimulator systems. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.
Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) dropped $-0.16 to close the day at a new closing price of $4.54, a -3.4% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 51.65% above its 52 week low of $3.01. A total of 5.91M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.84M. The stock, which fluctuated between $4.5 and $4.74 during the day, currently situated -41.88% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -5.42% in the past one month and up by 40.02% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $4.99 and RSI of 45.43, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.
Office Depot, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies office products and services. It operates in three segments: North American Retail, North American Business Solutions, and International. The company sells office supplies, technology products and solutions, business machines and related supplies, facilities products, and office furniture. It also offers copy and print services. The company sells its products and services to consumers and businesses through office supply stores, a contract sales force, Internet sites, an outbound telephone account management sales force, direct marketing catalogs, and call centers, as well as participates under licensing and merchandise arrangements in Latin America, Europe, Israel, and Japan. As of December 26, 2015, it operated 1,564 stores in the United States, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; and 147 stores in France, South Korea, Sweden, New Zealand, and Australia. The company offers its products under various labels, including Office Depot, OfficeMax, Foray, Ativa, TUL, Realspace, WorkPro, Brenton Studio, Highmark, Grand & Toy, and Viking Office Products. Office Depot, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.
Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) shares were up in last trading by 0.28% to $50.38. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.87% over the past week and fell -0.42% in the past month. It is currently trading 4.89% above its 50 day moving average and 19.54% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.49% decrease in value from its one year high of $52.2. The RSI indicator value of 53.6, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.
Southwest Airlines Co. operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 704 Boeing 737 aircraft. The company served 97 destinations in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as 7 near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Aruba, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, and Belize. It also sells frequent flyer points and related services to business partners participating in the Rapid Rewards frequent flyer program, including car rental agencies, hotels, restaurants, and retailers. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.