Eye Catching Stocks: Macy’s, Inc. (M), Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), Facebook, Inc. (FB)

Macy’s, Inc. (M) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.54% or $-0.46 to close the day at $29.44 on light trading volume of 13.24M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.72M. The Cincinnati Ohio 45202 based company has been underperforming the department stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -20.97%, compared to the industry which has advanced 2.73% over the same period. With RSI of 17.81, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $37.1, making it a hold for now.

Macy’s, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications. Its stores and Websites sell a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. The company also operates stores that offer a range of women’s, men’s, and children’s apparel; shoes; fashion accessories; housewares; home textiles; intimate apparel; and jewelry. As of January 4, 2017, it operated approximately 880 stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico under the Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Bloomingdale’s Outlet, Macy’s Backstage, and Bluemercury brands, as well as Websites, including macys.com, bloomingdales.com, and bluemercury.com. In addition, it operates as a beauty products and spa retailer. The company was formerly known as Federated Department Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Macy’s, Inc. in June 2007. Macy’s, Inc. was founded in 1830 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) climbed 0.1% during last trading as the stock added $0.01 to finish the day at $9.69 with about 13.16M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 16.5M. The $4.83B market cap company, which fluctuated between $9.55 and $9.75 during the day, currently situated 82.83% above its 52 week low of $5.3 and -37.84% away from its one year high of $15.59. The RSI of 38.34 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

Facebook, Inc. (FB) saw its value increase by 0.04% as the stock gained $0.05 to finish the day at a closing price of $127.92. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $92.62-$133.5 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $126.84 to $128.43 during the day, are up by 0.3% in the past three months and up by 6.06% over the past six months. It is currently trading 5.89% above its 20 day moving average and 6.7% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $153.57 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 71.69. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

Facebook, Inc. operates as a mobile application and Website that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate each other on mobile devices and personal computers worldwide. Its solutions also include Instagram, a mobile application that enables people to take photos or videos, customize them with filter effects, and share them with friends and followers in a photo feed or send them directly to friends; Messenger, a messaging application for mobile and Web on various platforms and devices, which enable people to reach others instantly, as well as enable businesses to engage with customers; and WhatsApp Messenger, a mobile messaging application. The company also develops Oculus virtual reality technology and content platform, which allow people to enter an immersive and interactive environment to play games, consume content, and connect with others. As of December 31, 2015, it had 1.04 billion daily active users (DAUs) and 934 million DAUs who accessed Facebook from a mobile device. The company has a partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry to augment the Millennium Alliance initiative, as well as support and expand the development of the social enterprise sector in India. Facebook, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

 

Equities Trend Analysis: Macy’s, Inc. (M), The Dow Chemical Company (DOW), Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

Macy’s, Inc. (M) retreated with the stock falling -0.33% or $-0.1 to close at $29.88 on light trading volume of 5.85M compared its three months average trading volume of 6.67M. The Cincinnati Ohio 45202 based company operating under the Department Stores industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -17.4% down for the period and down by -16.56% so far this year. With price target of $37.1 and a 2.99% rebound from 52-week low, Macy’s, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Macy’s, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications. Its stores and Websites sell a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. The company also operates stores that offer a range of women’s, men’s, and children’s apparel; shoes; fashion accessories; housewares; home textiles; intimate apparel; and jewelry. As of January 4, 2017, it operated approximately 880 stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico under the Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Bloomingdale’s Outlet, Macy’s Backstage, and Bluemercury brands, as well as Websites, including macys.com, bloomingdales.com, and bluemercury.com. In addition, it operates as a beauty products and spa retailer. The company was formerly known as Federated Department Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Macy’s, Inc. in June 2007. Macy’s, Inc. was founded in 1830 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) had a light trading with around 5.76M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.93M. The stock traded between $57.73 and $58.33 before closing at the price of $57.8 with -0.84% change on the day. The Midland Michigan 48674 based company is currently trading 48.66% above its 52 week low of $40.26 and -2.17% below its 52 week high of $59.33. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $62.82 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

The Dow Chemical Company manufactures and supplies products that are used primarily as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services worldwide. It operates through Agricultural Sciences, Consumer Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions, Performance Materials & Chemicals, and Performance Plastics segments. The Agricultural Sciences segment provides crop protection and seed/plant biotechnology products and technologies, urban pest management solutions, and healthy oils. The Consumer Solutions segment offers semiconductors and organic light-emitting diodes, and adhesives and foams used by the transportation industry; and cellulosics and other polymers for innovative pharmaceutical formulations and food solutions. It serves automotive, electronics and entertainment, food and pharmaceuticals, and personal and home care products markets. The Infrastructure Solutions segment provides architectural and industrial coatings, construction material ingredients, building insulation, adhesives, and microbial protection products for the oil and gas industry; water technologies; monomers; and silicone and silicone products. The Performance Materials & Chemicals segment offers chlorine and caustic soda; industrial solutions; and propylene oxides, propylene glycols, polyether polyols, and aromatic isocyanates. The Performance Plastics segment provides elastomers, polyolefin plastomers, and ethylene propylene diene monomer elastomers; wire and cable insulation, semiconductive, and jacketing compound solutions, as well as bio-based plasticizers; acrylics, polyethylene, polyolefin emulsions, and polyolefin plastomers; and ethylene, propylene, benzene, butadiene, cumene, octene, aromatics co-products, and crude c4. The company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Midland, Michigan.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) saw its value decrease by -1.77% as the stock dropped $-0.87 to finish the day at a closing price of $48.38. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $29.24-$54.59 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $47.85 to $49.14 during the day, are up by 17.37% in the past three months and up by 34.62% over the past six months. It is currently trading -3.39% below its 20 day moving average and 2.21% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $62 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 46.33.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in refining, marketing, retailing, and transporting petroleum products primarily in the United States. It operates through three segments: Refining & Marketing, Speedway, and Midstream. The company refines crude oil and other feed stocks at its seven refineries in the Gulf Coast and Midwest regions of the United States; and purchases ethanol and refined products for resale. Its refined products include gasoline, distillates, propane, feed stocks and special products, heavy fuel oil, and asphalt. The company also sells transportation fuels and convenience products in the retail market through Speedway convenience stores; and transports crude oil and other feed stocks to its refineries and other locations. Marathon Petroleum Corporation markets its refined products to resellers, consumers, independent retailers, wholesale customers, marathon-branded independent entrepreneurs, its Speedway convenience stores, airlines, transportation companies, and utility companies, as well as exports its refined products. As of December 31, 2015, it owned, leased, and had ownership interests in approximately 8,400 miles of crude oil and refined product pipelines, as well as owned and operated 2,766 gasoline and convenience stores in 22 states of the United States; and had 5,600 retail outlets operated by independent entrepreneurs in 19 states in the United States. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Findlay, Ohio.

 

Equities Trend Analysis: EnteroMedics Inc. (ETRM), Macy’s, Inc. (M), MGM Resorts International (MGM)

EnteroMedics Inc. (ETRM) retreated with the stock falling -8.5% or $-1.3 to close at $14 on active trading volume of 6.43M compared its three months average trading volume of 11.78M. The St. Paul Minnesota 55113 based company operating under the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 1011.11% up for the period and up by 600% so far this year. With price target of $140 and a 34900% rebound from 52-week low, EnteroMedics Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

EnteroMedics Inc., a medical device company, focuses on the design and development of devices that use neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases, and other gastrointestinal disorders. Its proprietary neuroblocking technology is designed to intermittently block the vagus nerve using electrical impulses. The company develops the Maestro Rechargeable System, which is used to limit the expansion of the stomach, control hunger sensations between meals, reduce the frequency and intensity of stomach contractions, and produce a feeling of early and prolonged fullness. It has collaboration with Mayo Clinic for the development and testing of products for the treatment of obesity. The company was formerly known as Beta Medical, Inc. and changed its name to EnteroMedics Inc. in 2003. EnteroMedics Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Macy’s, Inc. (M) had a light trading with around 6.35M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.63M. The stock traded between $29.7 and $30.19 before closing at the price of $29.98 with 0.1% change on the day. The Cincinnati Ohio 45202 based company is currently trading 3.34% above its 52 week low of $29.7 and -33.36% below its 52 week high of $45.5. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $37.6 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Macy’s, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications. Its stores and Websites sell a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. The company also operates stores that offer a range of women’s, men’s, and children’s apparel; shoes; fashion accessories; housewares; home textiles; intimate apparel; and jewelry. As of January 4, 2017, it operated approximately 880 stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico under the Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Bloomingdale’s Outlet, Macy’s Backstage, and Bluemercury brands, as well as Websites, including macys.com, bloomingdales.com, and bluemercury.com. In addition, it operates as a beauty products and spa retailer. The company was formerly known as Federated Department Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Macy’s, Inc. in June 2007. Macy’s, Inc. was founded in 1830 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

MGM Resorts International (MGM) saw its value decrease by -1.38% as the stock dropped $-0.4 to finish the day at a closing price of $28.63. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $16.18-$30.62 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $28.35 to $29.16 during the day, are up by 8.74% in the past three months and up by 22.93% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.82% below its 20 day moving average and 0.35% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $33.92 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 46.36.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

MGM Resorts International, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns and/or operates casino resorts in the United States and China. The company operates through two segments, Wholly Owned Domestic Resorts and MGM China. Its casino resorts offer gaming, hotel, convention, dining, entertainment, retail, and other resort amenities. Its casino operations include various slots, table games, and race and sports book wagering. The company operates 12 wholly owned resorts in the United States; and MGM Macau resort and casino in China, as well as develops an integrated casino, hotel, and entertainment resort on the Cotai Strip, Macau. The company also owns and operates Shadow Creek golf course, Primm Valley Golf Club, and Fallen Oak golf course. The company serves premium gaming customers; leisure and wholesale travel customers; business travelers; and group customers, including conventions, trade associations, and small meetings. The company was formerly known as MGM MIRAGE and changed its name to MGM Resorts International in June 2010. MGM Resorts International was founded in 1986 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Stocks Under Review: WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX), Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD), Macy’s, Inc. (M)

WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.36% or $0.05 to close the day at $13.97 on active trading volume of 9.03M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.13M. The Tulsa Oklahoma 74172 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 209.07%, compared to the industry which has advanced 54.14% over the same period. With RSI of 45.54, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $17.08, making it a hold for now.

WPX Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, engages in the exploitation and development of unconventional properties in the United States. Its principal areas of operation include the Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico, the Williston Basin in North Dakota, and the San Juan Basin in New Mexico and Colorado. As of December 31, 2014, the company had proved reserves of 583 million barrels of oil equivalent. WPX Energy, Inc. was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) grew with the stock adding 0.16% or $0.02 to close at $12.5 on active trading volume of 9.02M compared its three months average trading volume of 8.71M. The San Jose California 95134 based company operating under the Data Storage Devices industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 54.74% up for the period and up by 0.08% so far this year. With price target of $12.4 and a 72.51% rebound from 52-week low, Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. provides storage area networking (SAN) and Internet protocol (IP) networking solutions for businesses and organizations worldwide. It operates through three segments: SAN Products, IP Networking Products, and Global Services. The SAN Products segment offers infrastructure products and solutions, such as fiber channel SAN backbones, directors, and fabric/embedded switches that assist customers in the development and deployment of storage and server consolidation, disaster recovery, and data security, as well as to meet compliance requirements regarding data management; and FC fabric extension, analytics, switching, and routing solutions. The IP Networking Products segment provides Layer 2 and Layer 3 Ethernet switches and routers to connect users over private and public networks, including local area, metro, and within and across data centers. This segment also provides converged network products; a portfolio of related software and hardware-based data networking offerings; Layer 4-7 products that are designed for application traffic management and server load balancing; and a range of wireless products for the network edge. The Global Services segment offers break/fix maintenance, installation, consulting, network management and software maintenance, and customer support services. The company serves various enterprises and service providers, such as telecommunication firms, cable operators, and mobile carriers. The company markets and sells its products and services to end-user customers directly, as well as through various distribution partners, including original equipment manufacturers, distributors, systems integrators, and value-added resellers. Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Macy’s, Inc. (M) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.16% or $-0.35 to close the day at $29.95 on higher than average trading volume of 8.96M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.55M. The Cincinnati Ohio 45202 based company has been underperforming the department stores companies by -18.7835% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -16.36% YTD, versus the department stores industry which is down -4.32% for the same period. The RSI of 19.13 indicates the stock is oversold at the current levels, buy for now.

Macy’s, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications. Its stores and Websites sell a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. The company also operates stores that offer a range of women’s, men’s, and children’s apparel; shoes; fashion accessories; housewares; home textiles; intimate apparel; and jewelry. As of January 4, 2017, it operated approximately 880 stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico under the Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Bloomingdale’s Outlet, Macy’s Backstage, and Bluemercury brands, as well as Websites, including macys.com, bloomingdales.com, and bluemercury.com. In addition, it operates as a beauty products and spa retailer. The company was formerly known as Federated Department Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Macy’s, Inc. in June 2007. Macy’s, Inc. was founded in 1830 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

Stocks on the Move: Macy’s, Inc. (M), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), Johnson Controls International plc (JCI)

Macy’s, Inc. (M) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.53% or $-0.16 to close the day at $30.3 on light trading volume of 10.66M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.45M. The Cincinnati Ohio 45202 based company has been underperforming the department stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -18.79%, compared to the industry which has advanced 1.94% over the same period. With RSI of 21.65, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $37.6, making it a hold for now.

Macy’s, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications in the United States. Its stores and Websites sell a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. The company also operates stores that offer a range of women’s, men’s, and children’s apparel; shoes; fashion accessories; housewares; home textiles; intimate apparel; and jewelry. As of November 14, 2016, it operated approximately 870 stores under the Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Bluemercury, Bloomingdale’s Outlet, and Macy’s Backstage brands, as well as Websites, including macys.com, bloomingdales.com, and bluemercury.com. In addition, it operates as a beauty products and spa retailer. The company was formerly known as Federated Department Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Macy’s, Inc. in June 2007. Macy’s, Inc. was founded in 1830 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) fell -0.74% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.13 to finish the day at $17.37 with about 10.44M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 23.21M. The $12.36B market cap company, which fluctuated between $17.32 and $17.78 during the day, currently situated 26.51% above its 52 week low of $13.73 and -31.21% away from its one year high of $25.25. The RSI of 46.47 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Twitter, Inc. operates as a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. The company offers various products and services, including Twitter that allows users to create, distribute, and discover content; and Periscope and Vine, a mobile application that enables user to broadcast and watch video live. It also provides promoted products and services, such as promoted tweets, promoted accounts, and promoted trends that enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services; and subscription access to its data feed for data partners. In addition, the company offers a set of tools, public APIs, and embeddable widgets for developers to contribute their content to its platform; syndicate and distribute Twitter content across their properties; and enhance their Websites and applications with Twitter content. Twitter, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) saw its value increase by 2.37% as the stock gained $1.01 to finish the day at a closing price of $43.61. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $28.94-$48.97 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $42.63 to $43.63 during the day, are down by -1.97% in the past three months and up by 2.78% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.58% above its 20 day moving average and 0.9% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $50.29 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 56.87. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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

 

Stocks Alert: KeyCorp (KEY), CEL-SCI Corporation (CVM), Macy’s, Inc. (M)

KeyCorp (KEY) retreated with the stock falling -0.33% or $-0.06 to close at $18.26 on active trading volume of 9.48M compared its three months average trading volume of 15.9M. The Cleveland Ohio 44114 based company operating under the Regional – Midwest Banks industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 57.2% up for the period and down by -0.05% so far this year. With price target of $18.88 and a 89.65% rebound from 52-week low, KeyCorp has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

KeyCorp operates as the bank holding company for KeyBank National Association that provides various retail and commercial banking services to individual, corporate, and institutional clients in the United States. The company’s Key Community Bank segment offers deposit and investment products; personal finance services and loans, including residential mortgages, home equity, credit cards, and various installment loans for individuals; deposits, investment and credit products, and business advisory services to small businesses; and financial, estate and retirement planning, and asset management services to high-net-worth clients. This segment also provides commercial lending, cash management, equipment leasing, investment and employee benefit programs, succession planning, access to capital markets, derivatives, and foreign exchange services to mid-sized businesses. Its Key Corporate Bank segment offers a suite of banking and capital market products, such as syndicated finance, debt and equity capital market products, commercial payments, equipment finance, commercial mortgage banking, derivatives, foreign exchange, financial advisory, and public finance, as well as commercial mortgage loans for middle market clients comprising consumer, energy, healthcare, industrial, public, real estate, and technology sectors. In addition, KeyCorp provides personal, securities lending, and custody services; access to mutual funds; treasury, investment banking, international banking, and investment management services; public retirement plans, and foundations and endowments plans; and financial services consisting of community development financing, securities underwriting, and brokerage, as well as merchant services. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 966 retail banking branches and 1,257 automated teller machines in 12 states, as well as a telephone banking call center. KeyCorp was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

CEL-SCI Corporation (CVM) dropped $0 to close the day at a new closing price of $0.11, a 1.78% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 90.83% above its 52 week low of $0.06. A total of 9.38M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.63M. The stock, which fluctuated between $0.105 and $0.12 during the day, currently situated -82.65% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -4.58% in the past one month and down by -59.11% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $3 and RSI of 49.36, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

CEL-SCI Corporation engages in the research and development of drugs and vaccines. Its lead investigational immunotherapy is Multikine, which is under pivotal phase III clinical trial for the treatment of primary head and neck cancer. The company’s Multikine is also used in a Phase I study with the Naval Medical Center, San Diego under a cooperative research and development agreement in HIV/HPV co-infected men and women with peri-anal warts. Its Ligand Epitope Antigen Presentation System, a pre-clinical patented T-cell modulation process that stimulates the human immune system to fight bacterial, viral, and parasitic infections, as well as autoimmune diseases, allergies, transplantation rejections, and cancer. The company also develops LEAPS-H1N1-DC, a product candidate for the treatment of pandemic influenza in hospitalized patients; and CEL-2000 and CEL-4000 vaccine product candidates for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. CEL-SCI Corporation was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Vienna, Virginia.

Macy’s, Inc. (M) shares were down in last trading by -1.17% to $30.46. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -14.94% over the past week and fell -28.79% in the past month. It is currently trading -21.86% below its 50 day moving average and -16.35% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -32.29% decrease in value from its one year high of $45.5. The RSI indicator value of 22.03, lead us to believe that it may correct downwards in the near term.

Macy’s, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications in the United States. Its stores and Websites sell a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. The company also operates stores that offer a range of women’s, men’s, and children’s apparel; shoes; fashion accessories; housewares; home textiles; intimate apparel; and jewelry. As of November 14, 2016, it operated approximately 870 stores under the Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Bluemercury, Bloomingdale’s Outlet, and Macy’s Backstage brands, as well as Websites, including macys.com, bloomingdales.com, and bluemercury.com. In addition, it operates as a beauty products and spa retailer. The company was formerly known as Federated Department Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Macy’s, Inc. in June 2007. Macy’s, Inc. was founded in 1830 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

Trader’s Buzzers: Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL), Macy’s, Inc. (M), WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX)

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) traded within a range of $12.65 to $13.08 after opening the day at $13.08. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 5.41% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.39% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $12.67 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -12.26% below its 52 week high of $14.44 and 278.21% above its 12-month low of $3.35. The shares are up by over 39.38% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 62.24 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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

Macy’s, Inc. (M) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.13% or $-0.04 to close the day at $30.82 on light trading volume of 11.48M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.33M. The Cincinnati Ohio 45202 based company has been underperforming the department stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -13.07%, compared to the industry which has advanced 0.53% over the same period. With RSI of 22.38, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $43, making it a hold for now.

Macy’s, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications in the United States. Its stores and Websites sell a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. The company also operates stores that offer a range of women’s, men’s, and children’s apparel; shoes; fashion accessories; housewares; home textiles; intimate apparel; and jewelry. As of November 14, 2016, it operated approximately 870 stores under the Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Bluemercury, Bloomingdale’s Outlet, and Macy’s Backstage brands, as well as Websites, including macys.com, bloomingdales.com, and bluemercury.com. In addition, it operates as a beauty products and spa retailer. The company was formerly known as Federated Department Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Macy’s, Inc. in June 2007. Macy’s, Inc. was founded in 1830 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) dropped $-0.38 to close the day at a new closing price of $14.57, a -2.54% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 475.89% above its 52 week low of $2.53. A total of 11.21M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.11M. The stock, which fluctuated between $14.35 and $14.98 during the day, currently situated -9.89% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -3.83% in the past one month and up by 9.3% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $16.92 and RSI of 52.01, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

WPX Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, engages in the exploitation and development of unconventional properties in the United States. Its principal areas of operation include the Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico, the Williston Basin in North Dakota, and the San Juan Basin in New Mexico and Colorado. As of December 31, 2014, the company had proved reserves of 583 million barrels of oil equivalent. WPX Energy, Inc. was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Macy’s, Inc. (M), Xerox Corporation (XRX), Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX)

Macy’s, Inc. (M) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -13.9% or $-4.98 to close the day at $30.86 on light trading volume of 29.24M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.98M. The Cincinnati Ohio 45202 based company has been underperforming the department stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -11.18%, compared to the industry which has advanced 1.47% over the same period. With RSI of 22.76, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $43, making it a hold for now.

Macy’s, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications in the United States. Its stores and Websites sell a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. The company also operates stores that offer a range of women’s, men’s, and children’s apparel; shoes; fashion accessories; housewares; home textiles; intimate apparel; and jewelry. As of November 14, 2016, it operated approximately 870 stores under the Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Bluemercury, Bloomingdale’s Outlet, and Macy’s Backstage brands, as well as Websites, including macys.com, bloomingdales.com, and bluemercury.com. In addition, it operates as a beauty products and spa retailer. The company was formerly known as Federated Department Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Macy’s, Inc. in June 2007. Macy’s, Inc. was founded in 1830 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Xerox Corporation (XRX) fell -0.42% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.03 to finish the day at $7.12 with about 28.24M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.69M. The $7.21B market cap company, which fluctuated between $6.95 and $7.23 during the day, currently situated 31.66% above its 52 week low of $6.46 and -2.69% away from its one year high of $11.39. The RSI of 76.63 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Xerox Corporation provides business process and document management solutions worldwide. Its Services segment offers business process outsourcing services, such as customer care, transaction processing, finance and accounting, human resources, communication and marketing, and consulting and analytics services, as well as services in the areas of healthcare, transportation, financial services, retail, and telecommunications areas. This segment also provides document outsourcing services comprising managed print services, including workflow automation and centralized print services. The company’s Document Technology segment offers desktop monochrome and color printers, multifunction printers, copiers, digital printing presses, and light production devices; and production printing and publishing systems for the graphic communications marketplace and large enterprises. Its Other segment sells paper, wide-format systems, global imaging systems network integration solutions, and electronic presentation systems. The company sells its products and services directly to its customers; and through its sales force, as well as through a network of independent agents, dealers, value-added resellers, systems integrators, and the Web. Xerox Corporation was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX) saw its value decrease by -4.02% as the stock dropped $-0.39 to finish the day at a closing price of $9.3. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $2.6-$11.87 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $8.94 to $9.32 during the day, are up by 5.08% in the past three months and up by 30.8% over the past six months. It is currently trading -6.27% below its 20 day moving average and -4.54% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $12.18 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 46.72. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry primarily in the Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, the Asia Pacific, and West Africa regions. It operates through three segments: Well Intervention, Robotics, and Production Facilities. The company engineers, manages, and conducts well construction, intervention, and abandonment operations in water depths ranging from 200 to 10,000 feet; and operates remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), trenchers, and ROVDrills for offshore construction, maintenance, and well intervention services. It also offers well intervention; intervention engineering; production enhancement; inspection, repair, and maintenance of production structures, trees, jumpers, risers, pipelines, and subsea equipment; and life of field support. In addition, the company provides reclamation and remediation services; well plugging and abandonment services; pipeline abandonment services; and site inspections. Further, it engages in the installation of subsea pipelines, flowlines, control umbilicals, manifold assemblies, and risers; burial of pipelines; installation and tie-in of riser and manifold assembly; commissioning, testing, and inspection activities; and provision of cable and umbilical lay, and connection services. Additionally, the company offers oil and natural gas processing services to oil and natural gas companies; and fast response system services. It serves independent oil and gas producers and suppliers, pipeline transmission companies, alternative energy companies, and offshore engineering and construction firms. The company was formerly known as Cal Dive International, Inc. and changed its name to Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. in March 2006. Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks in Focus: Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR), Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (SGYP), Macy’s, Inc. (M)

Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR) had a active trading with around 9.04M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.03M. The stock traded between $8.17 and $8.65 before closing at the price of $8.44 with 0.24% change on the day. The San Jose California 95131 based company is currently trading 167.09% above its 52 week low of $3.16 and -17.17% below its 52 week high of $10.19. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 44.1 and $12.19 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Oclaro, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets lasers and optical components, modules, and subsystems for the optical communications, industrial, and consumer laser markets worldwide. The company’s products generate, detect, combine, and separate light signals in optical communications networks. It offers client side transceivers, including pluggable transceivers; line side transceivers; tunable laser transmitters, such as discrete lasers and co-packaged laser modulators; lithium niobate modulators to manipulate the phase or the amplitude of an optical signal; transponder modules for transmitter and receiver functions; and discrete lasers and receivers for metro and long-haul applications. The company markets its products through direct sales force, as well as through sales representatives and resellers. It serves network equipment manufacturers of telecommunications and datacom systems, and hyperscale data center operators. The company was formerly known as Bookham, Inc. and changed its name to Oclaro, Inc. in April 2009. Oclaro, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (SGYP) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 6.88% or $0.43 to close the day at $6.68 on active trading volume of 9.02M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.85M. The New York New York 10170 based company has been outperforming the drug manufacturers – other group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 28.96%, compared to the industry which has dropped -34.94% over the same period. With RSI of 73.46, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $10.8, making it a hold for now.

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of drugs to treat gastrointestinal (GI) disorders and diseases. Its lead product candidate is plecanatide, a guanylyl cyclase C receptor agonist that is in Phase III clinical trials to treat chronic idiopathic constipation GI disorders; and for the treatment of constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome GI disorders. The company is also developing SP-333, which is in Phase II clinical trials to treat opioid induced constipation, as well as in Phase Ib clinical trials to treat ulcerative colitis. The company has a research collaboration with BIND Therapeutics, Inc. to develop ACCURINS for treatment of a range of cells with novel therapeutic payloads. Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. is headquartered in New York, New York.

Macy’s, Inc. (M) shares were up in last trading by 1.73% to $35.84. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.89% over the past week and fell -14.84% in the past month. It is currently trading -8.56% below its 50 day moving average and -1.97% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -20.33% decrease in value from its one year high of $45.5. The RSI indicator value of 36.67, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Macy’s, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications in the United States. Its stores and Websites sell a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. The company also operates stores that offer a range of women’s, men’s, and children’s apparel; shoes; fashion accessories; housewares; home textiles; intimate apparel; and jewelry. As of November 14, 2016, it operated approximately 870 stores under the Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Bluemercury, Bloomingdale’s Outlet, and Macy’s Backstage brands, as well as Websites, including macys.com, bloomingdales.com, and bluemercury.com. In addition, it operates as a beauty products and spa retailer. The company was formerly known as Federated Department Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Macy’s, Inc. in June 2007. Macy’s, Inc. was founded in 1830 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

Stocks To Watch: Macy’s, Inc. (M), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)

Macy’s, Inc. (M) traded within a range of $34.79 to $36.2 after opening the day at $36.13. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -1.62% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.62% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $35.23 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -21.69% below its 52 week high of $45.5 and 21.43% above its 12-month low of $29.94. The shares are down by over -1.98% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 30.99 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Macy’s, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications in the United States. Its stores and Websites sell a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. The company also operates stores that offer a range of women’s, men’s, and children’s apparel; shoes; fashion accessories; housewares; home textiles; intimate apparel; and jewelry. As of November 14, 2016, it operated approximately 870 stores under the Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Bluemercury, Bloomingdale’s Outlet, and Macy’s Backstage brands, as well as Websites, including macys.com, bloomingdales.com, and bluemercury.com. In addition, it operates as a beauty products and spa retailer. The company was formerly known as Federated Department Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Macy’s, Inc. in June 2007. Macy’s, Inc. was founded in 1830 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.67% or $0.64 to close the day at $39.05 on active trading volume of 9.68M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.64M. The Abbott Park Illinois 60064 based company has been underperforming the medical appliances & equipment group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -6.75%, compared to the industry which has advanced 7% over the same period. With RSI of 56.26, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $46.85, making it a hold for now.

Abbott Laboratories manufactures and sells health care products worldwide. The company’s Established Pharmaceutical Products segment offers branded generic pharmaceuticals to treat pancreatic exocrine insufficiency; irritable bowel syndrome or biliary spasm; intrahepatic cholestasis or depressive symptoms; gynecological disorders; hormone replacement therapy; dyslipidemia; hypertension; hypothyroidism; Ménière’s disease and vestibular vertigo; pain, fever, and inflammation; migraines; anti-infective clarithromycin; and influenza vaccines, as well as to regulate physiological rhythm of the colon. Its Diagnostic Products segment provides immunoassay and clinical chemistry systems; assays used to screen and/or diagnosis cancer, cardiac, drugs of abuse, fertility, infectious diseases, and therapeutic drug monitoring; hematology systems and reagents; diagnostic systems and cartridges; instruments that automate the extraction, purification, and preparation of DNA and RNA from patient samples, and detects and measures infectious agents; genomic-based tests; informatics and automation solutions; and instrument used to identify infection-causing pathogens. The company’s Nutritional Products segment provides pediatric and adult nutritional products, such as prepared infant and follow-on formulas. Its Vascular Products segment offers coronary, endovascular, vessel closure, and structural heart devices to treat vascular disease. The company also provides blood and flash glucose monitoring systems, including test strips, sensors, data management decision software, and accessories for people with diabetes; and medical devices for the eye, such as cataract and LASIK surgery, contact lens care, and dry eye products. It serves retailers, wholesalers, hospitals, health care facilities, laboratories, physicians’ offices, and government agencies. The company has strategic alliance with Fonterra. Abbott Laboratories was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Abbott Park, Illinois.

Opko Health, Inc. (OPK) dropped $-0.21 to close the day at a new closing price of $9.09, a -2.26% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 27.67% above its 52 week low of $7.12. A total of 9.56M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.28M. The stock, which fluctuated between $8.97 and $9.29 during the day, currently situated -25.19% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -11.83% in the past one month and down by -14.97% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $16.2 and RSI of 31.17, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

OPKO Health, Inc., a biopharmaceutical and diagnostics company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel and proprietary technologies in the United States, Ireland, Chile, Spain, Israel, and Mexico. Its diagnostics business operates Bio-Reference Laboratories, a clinical laboratory that offers comprehensive laboratory testing services in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, monitoring, and treatment of diseases, including esoteric testing, molecular diagnostics, anatomical pathology, genetics, women’s health, and correctional healthcare to physician offices, clinics, hospitals, employers, and governmental units. The Bio-Reference Laboratories also provides core genetic testing and leverages products, such as the 4Kscore prostate cancer test and the Claros 1 in-office immunoassay platform. The company’s pharmaceutical segment features Rayaldee, a treatment for secondary hyperparathyroidism in stage 3-4 chronic kidney disease patients with vitamin D deficiency and VARUBI for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. Its biologics business engages in developing and commercializing hGH-CTP, a recombinant human growth hormone product under development for the treatment of growth hormone deficiency, and developing Factor VIIa drug for hemophilia using the carboxl terminal peptide technology. The company was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.