3 Stocks to Watch For: New Residential Investment Corp. (NRZ), Coach, Inc. (COH), The Mosaic Company (MOS)

New Residential Investment Corp. (NRZ) saw its value decrease by -3.11% as the stock dropped $-0.5 to finish the day at a closing price of $15.57. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $9.07-$16.43 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $15.47 to $15.78 during the day, are up by 12.34% in the past three months and up by 23.8% over the past six months. It is currently trading -2.26% below its 20 day moving average and 4.27% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $15.98 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 48.02.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

New Residential Investment Corp., a real estate investment trust, focuses on investing in and managing residential mortgage related assets in the United States. It operates through Servicing Related Assets, Residential Securities and Loans, and Other Investments segments. The company invests in excess mortgage servicing rights (MSRs) on residential mortgage loans; and in servicer advances, including the basic fee component of the related MSRs. It also acquires and manages a diversified portfolio of credit sensitive real estate securities, such as non-agency and agency residential mortgage backed securities; and acquires residential mortgage loans comprising performing, non-performing, re-performing, and reverse mortgage loans. In addition, the company has an interest in a portfolio of consumer loans, including unsecured and homeowner loans. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. It generally would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in New York, New York.

Coach, Inc. (COH) shares were up in last trading by 2.03% to $35.14. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.9% over the past week and fell -6.27% in the past month. It is currently trading -3.35% below its 50 day moving average and -7.5% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -18.16% decrease in value from its one year high of $43.71. The RSI indicator value of 42.15, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Coach, Inc. provides luxury accessories and lifestyle brands. It offers handbags, money pieces, wristlets and cosmetic cases, key rings, and charms for women; and business cases, computer bags, messenger-style bags, backpacks, totes, wallets, card cases, belts, time management, electronic accessories, and ready-to-wear for men. The company also provides footwear; seasonal lifestyle apparel collections, including outerwear and ready-to-wear, and cold weather accessories, such as gloves, scarves, and hats; jewelry consisting of bracelets, necklaces, rings, and earrings made with sterling silver, leather, and non-precious metals; sunglasses; watches; and fragrances comprising eau de perfume sprays, eau de toilette sprays, purse sprays, and body lotions. In addition, it offers weekend and travel accessories, travel bags, and other lifestyle products. Further, the company holds licensing rights to market and distribute footwear, eyewear, watches, and fragrances under the Coach brand name. It markets its products to consumers through a network of company-operated stores, including Internet in North America; and Coach-operated stores and concession shop-in-shops in Japan, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, South Korea, the United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Italy, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. The company also sells its products to wholesale customers and distributors in approximately 55 countries. As of July 2, 2016, it operated 228 Coach retail stores and 204 Coach outlet leased stores; and 522 Coach-operated concession shop-in-shops within department stores, retail, and outlet stores, as well as 75 Stuart Weitzman stores. Coach, Inc. was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) traded within a range of $29 to $30.38 after opening the day at $30.09. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 9.69% so far this year. The stock was down close to -3.26% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $29.06 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -7.86% below its 52 week high of $31.54 and 37.44% above its 12-month low of $22.02. The shares are up by over 20.01% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 53.98 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: The Mosaic Company (MOS), KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR), The Progressive Corporation (PGR)

The Mosaic Company (MOS) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.58% or $-0.17 to close the day at $29.18 on light trading volume of 2.7M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.29M. The Plymouth Minnesota 55441 based company has been outperforming the agricultural chemicals group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 2.15%, compared to the industry which has advanced 8.03% over the same period. With RSI of 54.95, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $26.61, making it a hold for now.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR) fell -1.65% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.27 to finish the day at $16.07 with about 2.7M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.72M. The $13.17B market cap company, which fluctuated between $15.97 and $16.31 during the day, currently situated 54.76% above its 52 week low of $10.89 and -8.54% away from its one year high of $17.57. The RSI of 49.71 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

KKR & Co. L.P. is a private equity and real estate investment firm specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. It specializes in acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, credit special situations, growth equity, mature, mezzanine, distressed, and middle market investments. The firm considers investments in all industries with a focus on software, security, semiconductors, consumer electronics, internet of things (iot), internet, information services, content, technology and hardware, energy and infrastructure, real estate, services industry with a focus on business services, intelligence, industry-leading franchises and companies in natural resource, containers and packaging, agriculture, airports, ports, forestry, electric utilities, textiles, apparel and luxury goods, household durables, digital media, insurance, brokerage houses, non-durable goods distribution, supermarket retailing, grocery stores, food, beverage, and tobacco, hospitals, entertainment venues and production companies, publishing, printing services, capital goods, financial services, specialized finance, pipelines, and renewable energy. In energy and infrastructure, it focuses on the Upstream Oil and Gas and Equipment and Services verticals. In real estate, the firm seeks to invest in private and public real estate securities including property-level equity, debt and special situations transactions and businesses with significant real estate holdings, and oil and natural gas properties. The firm also invests in asset services sector that encompasses a broad array of B2B, B2C and B2G services verticals including asset-based, transport, logistics, leisure/hospitality, resource and utility support, infra-like, mission-critical, and environmental services. Within Americas, the firm prefers to invest in consumer products; chemicals, metals and mining; energy and natural resources; financial services; healthcare; industrials; media and communications; retail; and technology. Within Europe, the firm invests in consumer and retail; energy; financial services; health care; industrials and chemicals; media and digital; and telecom and technologies. Within Asia, it invests in consumer products; energy and resources; financial services; healthcare; industrials; logistics; media and telecom; retail; real estate; and technology. The firm seeks to invest in mid to high-end residential developments, but can invest in other projects throughout Mainland China through outright ownership, joint ventures, and merger. It invests globally with a focus on Australia, emerging and developed Asia, Middle East and Africa, Nordic, Southeast Asia, Asia Pacific, Ireland, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, India, Vietnam, Indonesia, France, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Caribbean, Mexico, South America, North America, Brazil, Latin America, Korea, and United States of America. In the United States and Europe, the firm focuses on buyouts of large, publicly traded companies. It seeks to invest $30 million to $717 million in companies with enterprise values between $500 million to $2389 million. The firm prefers to invest in a range of debt and public equity investing and may co-invest. It seeks a board seat in its portfolio companies and a controlling ownership of a company or a strategic minority positions. The firm may acquire minority equity interests, particularly when making private equity investments in Asia or sponsoring investments as part of a large investor consortium. The firm typically holds its investment for a period of five to seven years and more and exits through initial public offerings, secondary offerings, and sales to strategic buyers. KKR & Co. L.P. was founded in 1976 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices across North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.

The Progressive Corporation (PGR) saw its value decrease by -0.06% as the stock dropped $-0.02 to finish the day at a closing price of $35.6. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $29.32-$35.95 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $35.46 to $35.72 during the day, are up by 14.03% in the past three months and up by 13.52% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.51% above its 20 day moving average and 7.52% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $33.21 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 74.84. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

The Progressive Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides personal and commercial property-casualty insurance, and other specialty property-casualty insurance and related services primarily in the United States. Its Personal Lines segment writes insurance for personal autos, and recreational and other vehicles. This segment’s products include personal auto insurance; and special lines products, including insurance for motorcycles, ATVs, RVs, mobile homes, watercraft, and snowmobiles. The company’s Commercial Lines segment provides primary liability, physical damage, and other auto-related insurance for autos, vans, and pick-up trucks, and dump trucks used by small businesses; tractors, trailers, and straight trucks primarily used by regional general freight and expeditor-type businesses, and non-fleet long-haul operators; dump trucks, log trucks, and garbage trucks used by dirt, sand and gravel, logging, and coal-type businesses; tow trucks and wreckers used in towing services and gas/service station businesses; and non-fleet taxis, black-car services, and airport taxis. Its Property segment provides personal and commercial property insurance, personal umbrella insurance, and primary and excess flood insurance products for homeowners, other property owners, and renters. The company also offers policy issuance and claims adjusting services for the commercial auto insurance procedures/plans; home, condominium, and renters insurance; and general liability and business owners policies, and workers’ compensation insurance, as well as sells personal auto physical damage and property damage liability insurance in Australia. The Progressive Corporation sells its products and services through independent insurance agencies, as well as directly on the Internet, mobile devices, and over the phone. The company was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in Mayfield Village, Ohio.

 

Trader’s Round Up: The Mosaic Company (MOS), QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM), Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY)

The Mosaic Company (MOS) grew with the stock adding 1.4% or $0.39 to close at $28.16 on active trading volume of 6.7M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.22M. The Plymouth Minnesota 55441 based company operating under the Agricultural Chemicals industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 7.66% up for the period and up by 6.3% so far this year. With price target of $26.26 and a 33.18% rebound from 52-week low, The Mosaic Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) dropped $-0.11 to close the day at a new closing price of $66.91, a -0.16% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 64.07% above its 52 week low of $42.24. A total of 6.68M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 10.27M. The stock, which fluctuated between $66.77 and $67.56 during the day, currently situated -5.85% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.18% in the past one month and up by 6.08% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $73.36 and RSI of 48, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

QUALCOMM Incorporated develops, designs, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services in China, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT); Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL); and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI). The QCT segment develops and supplies integrated circuits and system software based on code division multiple access (CDMA), orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA), and other technologies for use in voice and data communications, networking, application processing, multimedia, and global positioning system products. The QTL segment grants licenses or provides rights to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio, which include various patent rights useful in the manufacture and sale of certain wireless products comprising products implementing CDMA2000, WCDMA, CDMA TDD, and/or LTE standards, as well as their derivatives. The QSI segment invests in early-stage companies in various industries, including digital media, e-commerce, healthcare, and wearable devices for supporting the design and introduction of new products and services for voice and data communications. The company also develops and offers products for implementation of small cells; mobile health products and services; software products, and content and push-to-talk enablement services to wireless operators; and development, and other services and related products to the United States government agencies and their contractors. In addition, it licenses chipset technology and products for data centers. QUALCOMM Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY) shares were up in last trading by 0.66% to $19.8. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.5% over the past week and grew 2.01% in the past month. It is currently trading 3.47% above its 50 day moving average and 8.2% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.88% decrease in value from its one year high of $20.6. The RSI indicator value of 52.07, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Ally Financial Inc., a diversified financial services company, provides a range of financial products and services primarily to automotive dealers and their retail customers in the United States. It offers dealer financial services, including a range of financial services and insurance products to automotive dealers and retail customers. The company also provides automotive finance services for dealers, such as new and used vehicle inventory financing; inventory insurance; term loans, including real estate and working capital loans; and vehicle remarketing services, as well as vehicle service contracts (VCSs) and guaranteed automobile protection (GAP) products. In addition, it offers retail automotive financing for new and used vehicles, and leasing for new vehicles; consumer finance protection and insurance products, such as VSCs, maintenance coverage, and GAP products; commercial insurance products; and senior secured commercial-lending products. Further, the company, through its subsidiary, Ally Bank provides savings and money market accounts, certificates of deposit, interest-bearing checking accounts, trust accounts, and individual retirement accounts; and online and mobile banking, electronic bill pay, remote deposit, and electronic funds transfer. It also engages in the management of held-for-investment mortgage loan portfolio that includes the execution of bulk purchases of jumbo and low-to-moderate income mortgage loans originated by third parties. The company was formerly known as GMAC Inc. and changed its name to Ally Financial Inc. in May 2010. Ally Financial Inc. was founded in 1919 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

 

Traders Watch list: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), The Mosaic Company (MOS), Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS)

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) saw its value decrease by -0.83% as the stock dropped $-0.76 to finish the day at a closing price of $90.42. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $71.55-$95.55 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $90.2 to $91.54 during the day, are up by 10.52% in the past three months and up by 0.51% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.57% above its 20 day moving average and 4.49% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $88.05 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 60.15.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Exxon Mobil Corporation explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States, Canada/South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania. It also manufactures and markets commodity petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics, and specialty products; and transports and sells crude oil, natural gas, and petroleum products. As of December 31, 2015, the company had approximately 35,909 gross and 30,114 net operated wells. Exxon Mobil Corporation was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) shares were down in last trading by -6.06% to $27.77. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -8.17% over the past week and grew 2.64% in the past month. It is currently trading 5.13% above its 50 day moving average and 4.93% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -11.95% decrease in value from its one year high of $31.54. The RSI indicator value of 46.28, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) traded within a range of $15.58 to $16.34 after opening the day at $15.72. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 117.77% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.45% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $16.05 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -6.03% below its 52 week high of $17.08 and 372.06% above its 12-month low of $3.39. The shares are up by over 80.74% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 65.6 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Oasis Petroleum Inc., an independent exploration and production company, focuses on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources in the North Dakota and Montana regions of the Williston Basin. Its principal projects are located in West Williston and East Nesson. As of December 31, 2015, the company had 484,745 net leasehold acres in the Williston Basin; and approximately 218.2 million barrels of oil equivalent of estimated net proved reserves. Oasis Petroleum Inc. sells its oil and natural gas to refiners, marketers, and other purchasers that have access to pipeline and rail facilities. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Stocks on Trader’s Radar: Baxter International Inc. (BAX), The Mosaic Company (MOS), Sysco Corporation (SYY)

Baxter International Inc. (BAX) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.82% or $-0.37 to close the day at $44.72 on active trading volume of 6.99M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.35M. The Deerfield Illinois 60015 based company has been outperforming the medical instruments & supplies group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 20.51%, compared to the industry which has advanced 12.98% over the same period. With RSI of 43.21, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $53.25, making it a hold for now.

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.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) fell -0.61% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.18 to finish the day at $29.56 with about 6.91M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.09M. The $10.42B market cap company, which fluctuated between $29.18 and $29.92 during the day, currently situated 39.81% above its 52 week low of $22.02 and -6.28% away from its one year high of $31.54. The RSI of 58.86 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

Sysco Corporation (SYY) saw its value increase by 0.73% as the stock gained $0.41 to finish the day at a closing price of $56.36. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $38.84-$56.75 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $55.96 to $56.75 during the day, are up by 15.18% in the past three months and up by 14.28% over the past six months. It is currently trading 4.09% above its 20 day moving average and 9.82% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $54.38 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 75.15. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

Sysco Corporation, through its subsidiaries, markets and distributes a range of food and related products primarily to the foodservice or food-away-from-home industry in the United States, Bahamas, Canada, Ireland, Costa Rica, and Mexico. It operates through Broadline, SYGMA, and Other segments. The company distributes a line of frozen foods, such as meats, seafood, fully prepared entrees, fruits, vegetables, and desserts; a line of canned and dry foods; fresh meats and seafood; dairy products; beverage products; imported specialties; and fresh produce. It also supplies various non-food items, including paper products comprising disposable napkins, plates, and cups; tableware consisting of China and silverware; cookware consisting of pots, pans, and utensils; restaurant and kitchen equipment and supplies; and cleaning supplies. In addition, the company offers specialty meat products, such as custom-cut fresh steaks, other meat, and poultry products; and lodging industry products, including personal care guest amenities, equipment, housekeeping supplies, room accessories, and textiles. It serves restaurants, hospitals and nursing homes, schools and colleges, hotels and motels, industrial caterers, and other foodservice venues through 200 distribution facilities. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks Highlights: Tiffany & Co. (TIF), The Mosaic Company (MOS), Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)

Tiffany & Co. (TIF) had a active trading with around 3.98M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.62M. The stock traded between $80.91 and $83.3 before closing at the price of $81.03 with -2.57% change on the day. The New York New York 10022 based company is currently trading 43.07% above its 52 week low of $56.99 and -5.16% below its 52 week high of $85.44. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 52.52 and $84.66 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Tiffany & Co., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and retails jewelry and other items worldwide. Its jewelry products include fine and solitaire jewelry; engagement rings and wedding bands; and non-gemstone, sterling silver, and gold jewelry. The company also sells timepieces, leather goods, sterling silverware, china, crystal, stationery, fragrances, and accessories. In addition, it wholesales diamonds to third parties. The company offers its products through retail sales, Internet and catalog sales, business-to-business sales, and wholesale distribution. As of January 31, 2016, it operated 124 stores in the Americas, 81 stores in the Asia-Pacific, 56 stores in Japan, 41 stores in Europe, and 5 stores in the United Arab Emirates. Tiffany & Co. was founded in 1837 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.23% or $0.36 to close the day at $29.74 on light trading volume of 3.97M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.1M. The Plymouth Minnesota 55441 based company has been outperforming the agricultural chemicals group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 2.93%, compared to the industry which has advanced 10.02% over the same period. With RSI of 60.6, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $25.96, making it a hold for now.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

Emerson Electric Co. (EMR) shares were down in last trading by -0.16% to $56.18. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.47% over the past week and grew 0.72% in the past month. It is currently trading 6.06% above its 50 day moving average and 7.1% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.6% decrease in value from its one year high of $58.28. The RSI indicator value of 56.62, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Emerson Electric Co. designs and manufactures products, and delivers services to industrial, commercial, and consumer markets worldwide. The company’s Process Management segment offers systems and software; measurement and analytical instrumentation; valves, actuators, and regulators; industry services and solutions; and digital plant architecture solutions. It also provides consulting services for precision measurement, control, monitoring, asset optimization, and safety and reliability of oil and gas reservoirs and plants. This segment serves oil and gas, refining, chemicals, power generation, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, pulp and paper, metal and mining, and municipal water supplies markets. Its Industrial Automation segment provides fluid power and control products; electrical distribution equipment; and materials joining and precision cleaning products, as well as hermetic motors. The company’s Climate Technologies segment supplies compressors, temperature sensors and controls, thermostats, flow controls, and remote monitoring technology and services to residential heating and cooling, commercial air conditioning, commercial and industrial refrigeration, and marine control areas. Its Commercial & Residential Solutions segment provides tools for professionals and homeowners; home storage systems; and appliance solutions. The company was formerly known as The Emerson Electric Manufacturing Company and changed its name to Emerson Electric Co. in 2000. Emerson Electric Co. was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

 

Stocks Roundup: The Mosaic Company (MOS), Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE), PPL Corporation (PPL)

The Mosaic Company (MOS) retreated with the stock falling -0.47% or $-0.14 to close at $29.38 on light trading volume of 4.93M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.08M. The Plymouth Minnesota 55441 based company operating under the Agricultural Chemicals industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 3.83% up for the period and up by 10.9% so far this year. With price target of $25.96 and a 38.95% rebound from 52-week low, The Mosaic Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) had a active trading with around 4.93M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3M. The stock traded between $58.3 and $59.5 before closing at the price of $58.37 with -1.75% change on the day. The Atlanta Georgia 30328 based company is currently trading 30.09% above its 52 week low of $45.44 and -2.42% below its 52 week high of $59.86. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $62.17 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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

PPL Corporation (PPL) saw its value decrease by -1.26% as the stock dropped $-0.43 to finish the day at a closing price of $33.78. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $32.08-$39.92 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $33.68 to $34.62 during the day, are down by -1.46% in the past three months and down by -11.42% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.17% above its 20 day moving average and 2.31% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $36 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 57.33.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

PPL Corporation, a utility company, delivers electricity and natural gas in the United States and the United Kingdom. It serves 322,000 natural gas and 403,000 electric customers in Louisville and adjacent areas in Kentucky; 543,000 customers in central, southeastern, and western Kentucky; and approximately 28,000 customers in 5 counties in southwestern Virginia, and fewer than 10 customers in Tennessee. The company also provides electric delivery services to approximately 1.4 million customers in Pennsylvania; and operates 4 electricity distribution networks in the United Kingdom, as well as delivers natural gas to customers in Kentucky; generates electricity from power plants in Kentucky; and sells wholesale electricity to 11 municipalities in Kentucky. In addition, it provides finance for the operations of PPL and subsidiaries. PPL Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

 

Stocks Buzz: Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW), The Mosaic Company (MOS), The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB)

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.19% or $0.14 to close the day at $74.65 on light trading volume of 6.28M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.52M. The Mooresville North Carolina 28117 based company has been outperforming the home improvement stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 0.36%, compared to the industry which has advanced 4.23% over the same period. With RSI of 62.52, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $79.29, making it a hold for now.

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It offers products for home maintenance, repair, remodeling, and decorating. The company provides home improvement products in various categories, such as lumber and building materials, tools and hardware, appliances, fashion fixtures, rough plumbing and electrical, lawn and garden, seasonal living, paint, flooring, millwork, kitchens, outdoor power equipment, and home fashions. It also offers installation services through independent contractors in various product categories; extended protection plans; and in-warranty and out-of-warranty repair services. The company sells its national brand-name merchandise and private branded products to homeowners, renters, and professional customers; and retail customers comprising individual homeowners and renters. As of January 29, 2016, it operated 1,857 home improvement and hardware stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company also sells its products through online sites comprising Lowes.com, Lowes.ca, and ATGstores.com, as well as through mobile applications. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is based in Mooresville, North Carolina.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) retreated with the stock falling -2.38% or $-0.72 to close at $29.52 on active trading volume of 6.27M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.06M. The Plymouth Minnesota 55441 based company operating under the Agricultural Chemicals industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 7.12% up for the period and up by 11.43% so far this year. With price target of $25.96 and a 39.62% rebound from 52-week low, The Mosaic Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.57% or $0.47 to close the day at $30.4 on lower than average trading volume of 6.27M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.77M. The Tulsa Oklahoma 74172 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas pipelines companies by 2.8287% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 28.06% YTD, versus the oil & gas pipelines industry which is up 30.74% for the same period. The RSI of 52.04 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Altria Group, Inc. (MO), The Mosaic Company (MOS), PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM)

PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM) saw its value increase by 1.17% as the stock gained $0.23 to finish the day at a closing price of $19.83. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $14.61-$22.4 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $19.49 to $19.93 during the day, are up by 0.45% in the past three months and up by 7.15% over the past six months. It is currently trading 5.06% above its 20 day moving average and 4.12% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $22.54 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 60.98.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

PulteGroup, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages primarily in the homebuilding business in the United States. The company is involved in the acquisition and development of land primarily for residential purposes; and the construction of housing on such land. It offers various home designs, including single-family detached, townhouses, condominiums, and duplexes under the Centex, Pulte Homes, Del Webb, DiVosta Homes John Wieland Homes, and Neighborhoods names. As of March 31, 2016, the company controlled 102,580 owned lots and 43,072 lots under land option agreements. It also arranges financing through the origination of mortgage loans, principally for homebuyers; sells the servicing rights for the originated loans; and provides title insurance policies, and examination and closing services to homebuyers. The company was formerly known as Pulte Homes, Inc. and changed its name to PulteGroup, Inc. in March 2010. PulteGroup, Inc. was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Altria Group, Inc. (MO) shares were up in last trading by 0.33% to $66.49. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 4.66% over the past week and grew 7.73% in the past month. It is currently trading 4.57% above its 50 day moving average and 4.17% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -4.31% decrease in value from its one year high of $70.14. The RSI indicator value of 63.97, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States. It offers cigarettes primarily under the Marlboro brand; cigars principally under the Black & Mild brand; and moist smokeless tobacco products under the Copenhagen and Skoal, Red Seal and Husky, and Marlboro Snus brand names. The company also produces and sells varietal and blended table wines, and sparkling wines under the Chateau Ste. Michelle, Columbia Crest, and 14 Hands names; and imports and markets Antinori, Torres, and Villa Maria Estate wines, as well as Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte in the United States. In addition, it provides finance leasing services primarily in aircraft, railcar, electric power, real estate, and manufacturing industries. The company sells its tobacco products primarily to wholesalers, including distributors; large retail organizations, such as chain stores; and the armed services. Altria Group, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) traded within a range of $30.09 to $31.45 after opening the day at $31.43. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 14.15% so far this year. The stock was down close to -3.76% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $30.24 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -4.12% below its 52 week high of $31.54 and 43.02% above its 12-month low of $22.02. The shares are up by over 15.32% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 65.21 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: CBS Corporation (CBS), The Mosaic Company (MOS), Synchrony Financial (SYF)

CBS Corporation (CBS) saw its value decrease by -1.6% as the stock dropped $-1.02 to finish the day at a closing price of $62.56. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $41.36-$64.04 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $62.15 to $64.04 during the day, are up by 18.57% in the past three months and up by 20.47% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.69% above its 20 day moving average and 8.38% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $65.09 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 66.57.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

CBS Corporation operates as a mass media company worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Entertainment, Cable Networks, Publishing, and Local Broadcasting. The Entertainment segment distributes a schedule of news and public affairs broadcasts, and sports and entertainment programming; produces, acquires, and distributes programming, including series, specials, news, and public affairs; operates online content networks for information and entertainment; and produces, acquires, and distributes theatrical motion pictures. The Cable Networks segment offers subscription program services, such as original series, theatrical feature films, documentaries, boxing and other sports-related programming, and special events; and owns and operates multiplexed channels. This segment also owns and manages Smithsonian Networks, which operates a channel featuring cultural, historical, scientific, and educational programs; and operates a CBS Sports Network, a 24-hour cable program service that provides college sports and related content. The Publishing segment publishes and distributes adult and children’s consumer books in printed, digital, and audio formats; and develops special imprints and publishes titles based on the products, as well as that of third parties and distributes products for other publishers. It also delivers content; and promotes its products on its Websites, social media, and general Internet sites, as well as those related to individual titles. The Local Broadcasting segment owns 30 broadcast television stations; owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 U.S. markets and related online properties; and operates local digital properties in various U.S. markets that combine the company’s television and radio local media brands online to offer the latest news, traffic, weather, and sports information, as well as local discounts, directories, and reviews for local community. CBS Corporation was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) shares were up in last trading by 4.11% to $31.42. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 9.02% over the past week and grew 18.56% in the past month. It is currently trading 22.01% above its 50 day moving average and 19.13% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a 2.38% increase in value from its one year high of $31.54. The RSI indicator value of 75.24, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

Synchrony Financial (SYF) traded within a range of $36.22 to $36.77 after opening the day at $36.54. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 21.24% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.33% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $36.53 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -0.65% below its 52 week high of $36.77 and 58.58% above its 12-month low of $23.25. The shares are up by over 33.88% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 75.35 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

Synchrony Financial operates as a consumer financial services company in the United States. The company offers private label credit cards, dual cards, and small and medium-sized business credit products; and promotional financing for consumer purchases, such as private label credit cards and installment loans. It also provides promotional financing to consumers for elective healthcare procedures or services, such as dental, veterinary, cosmetic, vision, and audiology; debt cancellation products; and deposit products, including certificates of deposit, individual retirement, money market, and savings accounts, as well as accepts deposits through third-party securities brokerage firms. The company offers its credit products through programs established with a group of national and regional retailers, local merchants, manufacturers, buying groups, industry associations, and healthcare service providers; and deposit products through multiple channels, including online, print, and radio advertising. Synchrony Financial was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. Synchrony Financial operates independently of GE Consumer Finance, Inc. as of November 17, 2015.