3 Stocks in Focus: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN), Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) fell -0.92% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.49 to finish the day at $52.51 with about 4.67M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.83M. The $41.89B market cap company, which fluctuated between $52.13 and $53.1 during the day, currently situated 29.93% above its 52 week low of $41.25 and -16.09% away from its one year high of $63.38. The RSI of 40.38 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macao, the People’s Republic of China; and iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The company also owns and operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, and Five-Diamond luxury resorts on the Las Vegas Strip; Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Its integrated resorts include accommodations, gaming, entertainment and retail, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and other amenities. Las Vegas Sands Corp. was founded in 1988 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) dropped $-0.08 to close the day at a new closing price of $87.6, a -0.09% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 26.56% above its 52 week low of $69.25. A total of 4.67M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.28M. The stock, which fluctuated between $87.6 and $87.89 during the day, currently situated -6.17% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 16.41% in the past one month and up by 23.02% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $81.7 and RSI of 74.88, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures, distributes, and sells infant formulas, children’s nutrition, and other nutritional products. It offers routine infant formula products as a breast milk substitute for healthy infants for use as the infant’s source of nutrition, as well as a supplement to breastfeeding under the Enfamil Premium, Enfapro Premium, Enfalac A+, and Enfamil A+ names; and solutions products to address common feeding tolerance problems, including spit-up, fussiness, gas, and lactose intolerance under the Enfamil Gentlease, Enfamil A.R., Enfamil ProSobee, and Enfamil LactoFree names. The company also provides specialty formula products, including formulas for addressing special medical needs, such as Nutramigen for cow’s milk protein allergies, as well as Puramino, an amino acid formula for cow’s milk protein allergies or multiple other food allergies; Enfamil Premature to meet the needs of premature and low birth weight infants; EnfaCare, a hypercaloric formula for premature babies at home; and produces medical foods for nutritional management of individuals with rare, inborn errors of metabolism comprising maple syrup urine disease and phenylketonuria. In addition, it offers children’s nutrition products comprising products for meeting children’s nutritional needs at toddlers and older children stage, as well as offer milk modifiers under the Enfagrow, Sustagen, Lactum, ChocoMilk, and Cal-C-Tose names; a range of other products, including pre-natal and post-natal nutritional supplements for expectant and nursing mothers under the Expecta and EnfaMama names; and pediatric vitamin products under the Enfamil Poly-Vi-Sol name, as well as multivitamins and iron supplements for infants. The company sells its products to mothers, health care professionals, and retailers in approximately 50 countries in Asia, North America, Latin America, and Europe. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Glenview, Illinois.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) had a light trading with around 4.64M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.68M. The stock traded between $23.03 and $24.04 before closing at the price of $23.12 with -3.22% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77024 based company is currently trading 25.55% above its 52 week low of $18.73 and -13.38% below its 52 week high of $26.74. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 52.49 and $28.34 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, develops, exploits, explores for, produces, and markets natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids in the United States. The company primarily focuses on the Marcellus Shale in northeast Pennsylvania with approximately 200,000 net acres in the dry gas window of the play; and the Eagle Ford Shale in south Texas with approximately 85,500 net acres in the oil window of the play. It also transports, stores, gathers, and purchases natural gas for resale. The company sells its natural gas to industrial customers, local distribution companies, and gas marketers through gathering systems and pipelines, as well as to intrastate pipelines, natural gas processors, and marketing companies. As of December 31, 2015, it had proved reserves of approximately 8,190 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Amphenol Corporation (APH), Rockwell Automation Inc. (ROK), Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS)

Amphenol Corporation (APH) climbed 0.23% during last trading as the stock added $0.16 to finish the day at $69.13 with about 1.05M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.2M. The $21.33B market cap company, which fluctuated between $68.56 and $69.14 during the day, currently situated 39.65% above its 52 week low of $50.95 and -0.17% away from its one year high of $69.25. The RSI of 61.86 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Amphenol Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, primarily designs, manufactures, and markets electrical, electronic, and fiber optic connectors worldwide. It operates through two segments, Interconnect Products and Assemblies, and Cable Products and Solutions. The Interconnect Products and Assemblies segment produces connectors and connector systems, including fiber optic, harsh environment, high speed, and radio frequency interconnect products, as well as antennas; power interconnect products, bus bars, and distribution systems; and other connectors. It also offers value-add products, such as backplane interconnect systems, cable assemblies and harnesses, and cable management products; and other products comprising antennas, printed circuit boards, hinges, production-related accessories, molded parts, sensors and sensor-based products, switches, and touch panels and lenses. The Cable Products and Solutions segment provides coaxial, power, and specialty cables; cable assemblies; and components comprising combiner/splitter products, connector and connector systems, and fiber optic components. It serves original equipment manufacturers, electronic manufacturing services companies, original design manufacturers, and communication network operators in the automotive, broadband communication, commercial aerospace, industrial, information technology and data communication, military, mobile device, and mobile network markets. The company sells its products through its sales force, independent representatives, and a network of electronics distributors. Amphenol Corporation was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Wallingford, Connecticut.

Rockwell Automation Inc. (ROK) gained $0.2 to close the day at a new closing price of $152.21, a 0.13% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 60.95% above its 52 week low of $99.67. A total of 1.22M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.07M. The stock, which fluctuated between $151.22 and $152.44 during the day, currently situated -2.08% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 7.2% in the past one month and up by 15.56% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $148.58 and RSI of 69.8, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Rockwell Automation Inc. provides industrial automation and information solutions worldwide. It operates in two segments, Architecture & Software; and Control Products & Solutions. The Architecture & Software segment provides control platforms, including controllers, electronic operator interface devices, electronic input/output devices, communication and networking products, and industrial computers that perform multiple control disciplines and monitoring of applications, such as discrete, batch and continuous process, drives control, motion control, and machine safety control. This segment also offers software products that include configuration and visualization software, which is used to operate and supervise control platforms, process control software, and manufacturing execution systems and information solution software to enhance manufacturing productivity and meet regulatory requirements; and other products comprising sensors, machine safety components, and linear motion control products. The Control Products & Solutions segment offers low and medium voltage electro-mechanical and electronic motor starters, motor and circuit protection devices, AC/DC variable frequency drives, push buttons, signaling devices, termination and protection devices, relays, and timers; and various packaged solutions, such as configured drives and motor control centers to automation and information solutions. This segment also offers total life-cycle support services, including technical support and repair, asset management, training, maintenance, and safety and network consulting services. The company serves food and beverage, home and personal care, life sciences, automotive and tire, oil and gas, and mining and metal industries through independent distributors and direct sales force in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Rockwell Automation Inc. was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) had a light trading with around 3.36M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.88M. The stock traded between $52.78 and $54.26 before closing at the price of $53.06 with -0.19% change on the day. The Las Vegas Nevada 89109 based company is currently trading 31.3% above its 52 week low of $41.25 and -15.21% below its 52 week high of $63.38. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 43.9 and $60.59 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macao, the People’s Republic of China; and iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The company also owns and operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, and Five-Diamond luxury resorts on the Las Vegas Strip; Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Its integrated resorts include accommodations, gaming, entertainment and retail, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and other amenities. Las Vegas Sands Corp. was founded in 1988 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Investor’s Watch List: Equifax Inc. (EFX), Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), Spectra Energy Corp (SE)

Equifax Inc. (EFX) had a light trading with around 2.4M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 952.25K. The stock traded between $127.75 and $132.69 before closing at the price of $130.56 with 1.9% change on the day. The Atlanta Georgia 30309 based company is currently trading 43.93% above its 52 week low of $97.61 and -4.18% below its 52 week high of $136.97. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 83.76 and $134.58 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

Equifax Inc. provides information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments, and consumers. The company operates through four segments: U.S. Information Solutions (USIS), International, Workforce Solutions, and Personal Solutions. The USIS segment offers consumer and commercial information services, such as credit information and credit scoring, credit modeling and portfolio analytics, locate, fraud detection and prevention, identity verification, and other consulting; mortgage loan origination information; financial marketing; and identity management services. The International segment provides information service products, which include consumer and commercial services, such as credit and financial information, and credit scoring and modeling; and credit and other marketing products and services, as well as offers information, technology, and services to support debt collections and recovery management. The Workforce Solutions segment provides employment, income, and social security number verification services; and payroll-based transaction and employment tax management services. The Personal Solutions segment offers products to consumers, which enables to understand and monitor the credit, as well as helps to protect the identity; and sells credit information, credit monitoring, and identity theft protection products directly to consumers through the Internet and hard-copy formats. Equifax Inc. serves customers in financial service, mortgage, human resource, consumer, commercial, telecommunication, retail, automotive, utility, brokerage, healthcare, and insurance industries, as well as state and federal governments. It operates in the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, the Republic of Ireland, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Uruguay. Equifax Inc. was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.36% or $-0.19 to close the day at $52.74 on light trading volume of 2.38M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.93M. The Las Vegas Nevada 89109 based company has been outperforming the resorts & casinos group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 38.33%, compared to the industry which has advanced 44.25% over the same period. With RSI of 43.07, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $60.59, making it a hold for now.

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macao, the People’s Republic of China; and iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The company also owns and operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, and Five-Diamond luxury resorts on the Las Vegas Strip; Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Its integrated resorts include accommodations, gaming, entertainment and retail, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and other amenities. Las Vegas Sands Corp. was founded in 1988 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Spectra Energy Corp (SE) shares were up in last trading by 0.67% to $42.12. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.8% over the past week and grew 0.12% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.17% above its 50 day moving average and 10.87% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.37% decrease in value from its one year high of $44. The RSI indicator value of 51.58, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Spectra Energy Corp owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets in North America. It operates through four segments: Spectra Energy Partners, Distribution, Western Canada Transmission & Processing, and Field Services. The Spectra Energy Partners segment engages in the transmission, storage, and gathering of natural gas, as well as transportation and storage of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs) for customers in various regions of the United States and Canada. Its natural gas pipeline systems consist of approximately 21,000 miles of transmission pipelines; and storage capacity comprises 300 billion cubic feet (Bcf). The Distribution segment offers natural gas storage, transmission, and distribution services for residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Canada. It has approximately 40,000 miles of main and service pipelines; storage capacity of approximately 163 Bcf; and transmission system of approximately 3,000 miles of high-pressure pipeline and mainline compressor stations. The Western Canada Transmission & Processing segment provides natural gas transmission, and gas gathering and processing services; and services to natural gas producers to remove impurities from the raw gas stream, including water, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, and other substances. It also extracts, fractionates, transports, stores, and markets NGLs for western Canadian producers and NGL customers. It serves local distribution companies, end-use industrial and commercial customers, marketers, and exploration and production companies. The Field Services segment gathers, compresses, treats, processes, transports, stores, and sells natural gas; produces, fractionates, transports, stores, and sells NGLs; recovers and sells condensate; and trades in and markets natural gas and NGLs. It owns or operates approximately 67,000 miles of gathering and transmission pipeline. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Momentum Stocks: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), Equity Residential (EQR), Vulcan Materials Company (VMC)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) grew with the stock adding 0.39% or $0.2 to close at $52.14 on light trading volume of 2.91M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.94M. The Las Vegas Nevada 89109 based company operating under the Resorts & Casinos industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 39.07% up for the period and down by -2.38% so far this year. With price target of $60.59 and a 41.07% rebound from 52-week low, Las Vegas Sands Corp. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macao, the People’s Republic of China; and iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The company also owns and operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, and Five-Diamond luxury resorts on the Las Vegas Strip; Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Its integrated resorts include accommodations, gaming, entertainment and retail, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and other amenities. Las Vegas Sands Corp. was founded in 1988 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Equity Residential (EQR) had a active trading with around 2.9M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.32M. The stock traded between $60.65 and $61.8 before closing at the price of $61.42 with 1.25% change on the day. The Chicago Illinois 60606 based company is currently trading 6.37% above its 52 week low of $58.28 and -12.73% below its 52 week high of $76.15. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $64.83 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Equity Residential, a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the acquisition, development, and management of multifamily properties in the United States. As of December 31, 2007, it owned and invested in 579 properties in 24 states and the District of Columbia consisting of 152,821 units. The company qualifies as a REIT for federal income tax purposes. As a REIT, it would not be subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its shareholders. Equity Residential was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) saw its value decrease by -1.24% as the stock dropped $-1.51 to finish the day at a closing price of $120.29. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $88.83-$138.18 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $118.57 to $122.98 during the day, are up by 1.76% in the past three months and up by 0.93% over the past six months. It is currently trading -6.1% below its 20 day moving average and -5.28% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $138.58 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 33.32.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Vulcan Materials Company produces and sells construction aggregates, asphalt mix, and ready-mixed concrete primarily in the United States. It operates through four segments: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete, and Calcium. The Aggregates segment offers crushed stone, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates, as well as related products and services. This segment’s aggregates are used in publicly funded construction, such as highways, airports, and government buildings; and sold to federal, state, county, or municipal governments/agencies. The Asphalt Mix segment offers asphalt mix in Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas. The Concrete segment produces and sells ready-mixed concrete in Arizona, Georgia, Maryland, New Mexico, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C., and the Bahamas. The Calcium segment mines, produces, and sells calcium products for the animal feed, paint, plastics, water treatment, and joint compound industries. The company was formerly known as Virginia Holdco, Inc. Vulcan Materials Company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

 

Investor’s Watch List: Time Warner Inc. (TWX), Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS), Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS)

Time Warner Inc. (TWX) had a light trading with around 2.49M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.58M. The stock traded between $95.65 and $96.44 before closing at the price of $96.36 with 0.51% change on the day. The New York New York 10019 based company is currently trading 77.2% above its 52 week low of $55.53 and -1.02% below its 52 week high of $97.35. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 56.6 and $104.48 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Time Warner Inc. operates as a media and entertainment company in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Turner, Home Box Office, and Warner Bros. The Turner segment owns and operates a portfolio of cable television networks and related properties that offer entertainment, sports, kids, and news programming on television and digital platforms for consumers. It operates approximately 180 channels in 200 countries. The Turner segment’s networks and related properties include TNT, TBS, Adult Swim, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, Turner Sports, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, CNN, and HLN; and digital media properties comprise bleacherreport.com, NBA.com, NBA Mobile, NCAA.com, PGA.com, tntdrama.com, TBS.com, adultswim.com, and cartoonnetwork.com. It also licenses original programming to subscription-video-on-demand (SVOD) services and other over-the-top services, and its brands and characters for consumer products other business ventures. This segment serves cable system operators, satellite service distributors, telephone companies, and other distributors. The Home Box Office segment provides premium pay and basic tier television services comprising HBO and Cinemax; sells its original programming through physical and digital formats; and licenses home entertainment and content to international television networks and SVOD services. As of December 31, 2015, this segment had 49 million domestic subscribers. The Warner Bros. segment produces, distributes, and licenses television programming and feature films; distributes digital and physical home entertainment products; and produces and distributes videogames, as well as licenses consumer products and brands. The company was formerly known as AOL Time Warner, Inc. and changed its name to Time Warner Inc. in 2003. Time Warner Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.06% or $-0.05 to close the day at $79.35 on active trading volume of 2.46M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.74M. The Jacksonville Florida 32204 based company has been outperforming the information technology services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 37.53%, compared to the industry which has advanced 30.24% over the same period. With RSI of 58.24, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $89.4, making it a hold for now.

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc., a financial services technology company, offers a range of solutions in retail and enterprise banking, payments, capital markets, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, treasury, and insurance. It also provides financial consulting and outsourcing services. The company’s Integrated Financial Solutions segment offers various solutions, including core processing and ancillary applications; digital solutions, such as Internet, mobile, and e-banking; fraud, risk management, and compliance solutions; electronic funds transfer and network services; card solutions; item processing and output services; government payments solutions; e-payment solutions; and retail solutions to regional and community bank market in North America. Its Global Financial Solutions segment provides banking and payments solutions, and consulting and transformation services to financial institution worldwide, which include retail banking and payments services, securities processing and finance, asset management, global trading, corporate liquidity, insurance, wealth management, global commercial services, strategic consulting services, and public sector and education. The company delivers a range of information technology consulting, advisory, and transformational services to financial institutions under the Capco brand. Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) shares were up in last trading by 0.33% to $51.98. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.55% over the past week and fell -5.63% in the past month. It is currently trading -7.48% below its 50 day moving average and 0.88% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -16.94% decrease in value from its one year high of $63.38. The RSI indicator value of 33.56, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macao, the People’s Republic of China; and iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The company also owns and operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, and Five-Diamond luxury resorts on the Las Vegas Strip; Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Its integrated resorts include accommodations, gaming, entertainment and retail, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and other amenities. Las Vegas Sands Corp. was founded in 1988 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Worth Watching Stocks: Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP), Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), Baxter International Inc. (BAX)

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) saw its value increase by 1.12% as the stock gained $1.07 to finish the day at a closing price of $96.32. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $78.98-$104.09 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $95.03 to $97.19 during the day, are up by 11.48% in the past three months and up by 10.52% over the past six months. It is currently trading -5.92% below its 20 day moving average and -3.84% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $99.69 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 32.05.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Automatic Data Processing, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides business process outsourcing services worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Employer Services and Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Services. The Employer Services segment offers a range of business outsourcing and technology-enabled human capital management (HCM) solutions, including payroll services, benefits administration services, talent management, human resources management solutions, time and attendance management solutions, insurance services, retirement services, and tax and compliance solutions. This segment’s integrated HCM solutions include RUN Powered by ADP, ADP Workforce Now, ADP Vantage HCM, and ADP GlobalView, which assist employers of all sizes in all stages of the employment cycle from recruitment to retirement; and ADP SmartCompliance and ADP Health Compliance. The PEO Services segment provides a human resources (HR) outsourcing solution through a co-employment model to small and mid-sized businesses. This segment offers ADP TotalSource that provides various HR management services and employee benefits functions, such as HR administration, employee benefits, and employer liability management into a single-source solution. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Roseland, New Jersey.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) shares were down in last trading by -0.12% to $51.69. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.37% over the past week and fell -3.08% in the past month. It is currently trading -8.56% below its 50 day moving average and 0.35% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -17.4% decrease in value from its one year high of $63.38. The RSI indicator value of 32.95, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macao, the People’s Republic of China; and iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The company also owns and operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, and Five-Diamond luxury resorts on the Las Vegas Strip; Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Its integrated resorts include accommodations, gaming, entertainment and retail, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and other amenities. Las Vegas Sands Corp. was founded in 1988 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Baxter International Inc. (BAX) traded within a range of $47.92 to $48.97 after opening the day at $47.92. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 8.55% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.06% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $48.13 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -3.77% below its 52 week high of $50.16 and 37% above its 12-month low of $35.54. The shares are up by over 2.94% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 74.51 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

Baxter International Inc. provides a portfolio of renal and hospital products. Its Renal segment provides products and services to treat end-stage renal disease, irreversible kidney failure, and acute kidney therapies. This segment offers a comprehensive portfolio to meet the needs of patients across the treatment continuum, including technologies and therapies for peritoneal dialysis, in-center hemodialysis (HD), home HD, continuous renal replacement therapy, and additional dialysis services. The Hospital Products segment manufactures intravenous (IV) solutions and administration sets, premixed drugs and drug-reconstitution systems, pre-filled vials and syringes for injectable drugs, IV nutrition products, infusion pumps, inhalation anesthetics, and biosurgery products. This segment also provides products and services related to pharmacy compounding, drug formulation, and packaging technologies. The company sells its products for use in hospitals, kidney dialysis centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, doctors’ offices, and by patients at home under physician supervision. Baxter International Inc. offers its products through direct sales force, independent distributors or sales agents, drug wholesalers, and specialty pharmacy or other alternate site providers in approximately 100 countries. It has a collaboration agreement with JW Holdings Corporation to co-develop and distribute parenteral nutritional products containing a novel formulation of omega 3 lipids; and agreement with Celerity Pharmaceutical, LLC to develop certain acute care generic injectable premix and oncolytic molecules. The company was founded in 1931 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.

 

Stocks on the Move: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), CSX Corporation (CSX), Amphenol Corporation (APH)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.42% or $-0.22 to close the day at $52.58 on light trading volume of 3.39M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.08M. The Las Vegas Nevada 89109 based company has been outperforming the resorts & casinos group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 24.37%, compared to the industry which has advanced 24.86% over the same period. With RSI of 35.18, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $60.65, making it a hold for now.

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macao, the People’s Republic of China; and iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The company also owns and operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, and Five-Diamond luxury resorts on the Las Vegas Strip; Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Its integrated resorts include accommodations, gaming, entertainment and retail, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and other amenities. Las Vegas Sands Corp. was founded in 1988 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

CSX Corporation (CSX) fell -2.32% during last trading as the stock lost $-1.1 to finish the day at $46.39 with about 17.98M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.98M. The $43.45B market cap company, which fluctuated between $46.06 and $47.49 during the day, currently situated 120% above its 52 week low of $21.64 and -5.58% away from its one year high of $49.13. The RSI of 67.95 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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.

Amphenol Corporation (APH) saw its value increase by 0.76% as the stock gained $0.51 to finish the day at a closing price of $67.49. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $48.18-$69.25 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $66.34 to $67.61 during the day, are up by 3.29% in the past three months and up by 14.04% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.34% below its 20 day moving average and -0.51% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $69.73 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 47.92. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Amphenol Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, primarily designs, manufactures, and markets electrical, electronic, and fiber optic connectors worldwide. It operates through two segments, Interconnect Products and Assemblies, and Cable Products and Solutions. The Interconnect Products and Assemblies segment produces connectors and connector systems, including fiber optic, harsh environment, high speed, and radio frequency interconnect products, as well as antennas; power interconnect products, bus bars, and distribution systems; and other connectors. It also offers value-add products, such as backplane interconnect systems, cable assemblies and harnesses, and cable management products; and other products comprising antennas, printed circuit boards, hinges, production-related accessories, molded parts, sensors and sensor-based products, switches, and touch panels and lenses. The Cable Products and Solutions segment provides coaxial, power, and specialty cables; cable assemblies; and components comprising combiner/splitter products, connector and connector systems, and fiber optic components. It serves original equipment manufacturers, electronic manufacturing services companies, original design manufacturers, and communication network operators in the automotive, broadband communication, commercial aerospace, industrial, information technology and data communication, military, mobile device, and mobile network markets. The company sells its products through its sales force, independent representatives, and a network of electronics distributors. Amphenol Corporation was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Wallingford, Connecticut.

 

Stocks Roundup: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB), Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) grew with the stock adding 1.74% or $0.91 to close at $53.32 on active trading volume of 8.06M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.99M. The Las Vegas Nevada 89109 based company operating under the Resorts & Casinos industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 31.55% up for the period and down by -0.17% so far this year. With price target of $60.65 and a 44.26% rebound from 52-week low, Las Vegas Sands Corp. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macao, the People’s Republic of China; and iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The company also owns and operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, and Five-Diamond luxury resorts on the Las Vegas Strip; Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Its integrated resorts include accommodations, gaming, entertainment and retail, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and other amenities. Las Vegas Sands Corp. was founded in 1988 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB) had a light trading with around 7.95M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.32M. The stock traded between $28.1 and $28.88 before closing at the price of $28.5 with -1.62% change on the day. The Tulsa Oklahoma 74172 based company is currently trading 201.91% above its 52 week low of $10.22 and -12.82% below its 52 week high of $32.69. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $31.79 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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.

Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) saw its value increase by 7.94% as the stock gained $7.58 to finish the day at a closing price of $103.08. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $56.51-$109.5 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $101 to $104.05 during the day, are up by 8.3% in the past three months and down by -0.43% over the past six months. It is currently trading 12.66% above its 20 day moving average and 10.89% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $97.29 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 69.25.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Wynn Resorts, Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates destination casino resorts. It operates in two segments, Macau Operations and Las Vegas Operations. The company operates Wynn Macau and Encore at Wynn Macau resort located in the People’s Republic of China. As of February 12, 2016, its Macau resorts feature had approximately 284,000 square feet of casino space, which offered 24-hour gaming and a range of games with 458 table games and 708 slot machines, private gaming salons, sky casinos, and a poker; 2 luxury hotel towers with a total of 1,008 guest rooms and suites; casual and fine dining in 8 restaurants; approximately 57,000 square feet of retail shopping, including stores and boutiques; approximately 31,000 square feet of space for lounges and meeting facilities; recreation and leisure facilities, including 2 health clubs, spas, a salon, and a pool; and the Rotunda show. The company also owned and operated Wynn Las Vegas and Encore at Wynn Las Vegas resort with a total of 4,748 hotel rooms, suites, and villas; 232 table games; 1,866 slot machines; a race and sports book and poker room in approximately 186,000 square feet of casino gaming space, including a sky casino and private gaming salons; 34 food and beverage outlets; 2 spas and salons; lounges; and approximately 99,000 square feet of retail shopping space. Its Las Vegas resorts also offer 3 nightclubs and a beach club; wedding chapels; an 18-hole golf course; approximately 290,000 square feet of meeting and convention space; a theater; and 2 showrooms, as well as a water-based theatrical production and entertainment production. Wynn Resorts, Limited was founded in 2002 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), MetLife, Inc. (MET), Discover Financial Services (DFS)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.23% or $0.69 to close the day at $56.65 on active trading volume of 5.63M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.69M. The Las Vegas Nevada 89109 based company has been outperforming the resorts & casinos group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 46.33%, compared to the industry which has advanced 30.35% over the same period. With RSI of 52.94, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $61.65, making it a hold for now.

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macao, the People’s Republic of China; and iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The company also owns and operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, and Five-Diamond luxury resorts on the Las Vegas Strip; Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Its integrated resorts include accommodations, gaming, entertainment and retail, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and other amenities. Las Vegas Sands Corp. was founded in 1988 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

MetLife, Inc. (MET) grew with the stock adding 2.26% or $1.24 to close at $56.15 on light trading volume of 5.53M compared its three months average trading volume of 6.39M. The New York New York 10166 based company operating under the Life Insurance industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 33.76% up for the period and up by 4.19% so far this year. With price target of $60.46 and a 64.82% rebound from 52-week low, MetLife, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

MetLife, Inc. provides life insurance, annuities, employee benefits, and asset management products in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. It operates in six segments: Retail; Group, Voluntary & Worksite Benefits; Corporate Benefit Funding; Latin America; Asia; and Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The company provides variable, universal, term, and whole life products; individual disability income products; personal lines property and casualty insurance, including private passenger automobile, homeowners, and personal excess liability insurance; and variable and fixed annuities for asset accumulation and distribution needs, as well as mutual funds and other securities products. It also offers group insurance products, such as variable, universal, and term life products; dental, group short- and long-term disability, and accidental death and dismemberment coverages; and voluntary and worksite products consisting of personal lines property and casualty insurance, as well as LTC, prepaid legal plans, and critical illness products. In addition, the company provides annuity and investment products comprising guaranteed interest products and other stable value products, income annuities, and separate account contracts for the investment management of defined benefit and defined contribution plan assets; and structured settlements and products to fund postretirement benefits and company-, bank- or trust-owned life insurance, as well as health insurance, group medical, credit insurance, endowment, retirement, and savings products. It serves individuals and corporations, as well as other institutions and their employees. The company sells its products through sales forces, third-party organizations, independent agents, and property and casualty specialists, as well as through career agency, bancassurance, direct marketing, brokerage, and e-commerce channels. MetLife, Inc. was founded in 1863 and is based in New York, New York.

Discover Financial Services (DFS) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.96% or $-0.67 to close the day at $69.21 on higher than average trading volume of 5.48M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.73M. The Riverwoods Illinois 60015 based company has been outperforming the credit services companies by 23.2828% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -4% YTD, versus the credit services industry which is up 4.35% for the same period. The RSI of 40.74 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Discover Financial Services operates as a direct banking and payment services company in the United States. It operates in two segments, Direct Banking and Payment Services. The Direct Banking segment offers Discover-branded credit cards to individuals; and other consumer products and services, including private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, and other consumer lending, as well as deposit products, such as certificates of deposit, money market accounts, savings accounts, checking accounts, and individual retirement arrangement certificates of deposit. The Payment Services segment operates the Discover Network, which processes transactions for Discover-branded credit cards, and provides payment transaction processing and settlement services; and PULSE network, an electronic funds transfer network that provides financial institutions issuing debit cards on the PULSE network with access to automated teller machines and point-of-sale terminals. This segment also operates the Diners Club International, a payments network that issues Diners Club branded charge cards and provides card acceptance services. The company was incorporated in 1960 and is based in Riverwoods, Illinois.

 

Stocks in Focus: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (SXL), The Boeing Company (BA)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) had a light trading with around 3.94M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.67M. The stock traded between $55.36 and $56.05 before closing at the price of $55.96 with 0.88% change on the day. The Las Vegas Nevada 89109 based company is currently trading 54.17% above its 52 week low of $39.02 and -10.58% below its 52 week high of $63.38. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 48.23 and $61.65 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macao, the People’s Republic of China; and iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The company also owns and operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, and Five-Diamond luxury resorts on the Las Vegas Strip; Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Its integrated resorts include accommodations, gaming, entertainment and retail, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and other amenities. Las Vegas Sands Corp. was founded in 1988 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (SXL) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 3.75% or $0.9 to close the day at $24.87 on active trading volume of 3.94M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.66M. The Newtown Square Pennsylvania 19073 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas pipelines group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 29.23%, compared to the industry which has advanced 61.89% over the same period. With RSI of 58.42, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $0, making it a hold for now.

Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. transports, terminals, and stores crude oil, refined products, and natural gas liquids (NGLs). Its Crude Oil segment provides transportation, terminalling, and acquisition and marketing services to crude oil markets in the southwest, Midwest, and northeastern United States. It contains approximately 5,900 miles of crude oil trunk and gathering pipelines; and has interests in 3 crude oil pipelines. The segment also operates with an aggregate storage capacity of approximately 28 million barrels, including approximately 24 million barrels in Nederland, Texas; and approximately 3 million barrels in Pennsylvania. The Natural Gas Liquids segment offers transportation, storing, and acquisition and marketing activities that include pipelines, storage and blending facilities, and strategic off-take locations that provide access to multiple NGLs markets. It contains approximately 900 miles of NGLs pipelines located in the northeast and southwest United States. The segment operates with storage capacity of approximately 5 million barrels, including approximately 1 million barrels in Texas; and 3 million barrels in Pennsylvania. It also engages in blending activities. The Refined Products segment provides transportation and terminalling services in the northeast, Midwest, and southeast United States. It operates approximately 1,800 miles of refined products pipelines; 40 active refined products marketing terminals; and storage capacity of approximately 8 million barrels. Sunoco Partners LLC serves as the general partner of the company. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania.

The Boeing Company (BA) shares were up in last trading by 1.72% to $160.55. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.83% over the past week and grew 1.95% in the past month. It is currently trading 4.15% above its 50 day moving average and 17.65% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a 0.16% increase in value from its one year high of $160.93. The RSI indicator value of 64.1, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

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.