Stocks To Track: International Paper Company (IP), D.R. Horton, Inc. (DHI), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

International Paper Company (IP) climbed 1.18% during last trading as the stock added $0.62 to finish the day at $53.38 with about 2.92M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.02M. The $21.65B market cap company, which fluctuated between $52.73 and $53.5 during the day, currently situated 66.05% above its 52 week low of $33.43 and -8.51% away from its one year high of $58.86. The RSI of 49.97 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company operates through three segments: Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, and Consumer Packaging. The Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Printing Papers segment produces printing and writing papers, such as uncoated papers for end use applications, including brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, books, annual reports, and direct mail, as well as envelopes, tablets, business forms, and file folders. This segment sells uncoated papers under the Hammermill, Springhill, Williamsburg, Postmark, Accent, Great White, Chamex, Ballet, Rey, Pol, and Svetocopy brand names. It also produces pulp for manufacturing printing, writing, and specialty papers, as well as towels and tissues, filtration products, diapers, and sanitary napkins. The Consumer Packaging segment offers coated paperboards for various packaging and foodservice end uses, such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and tobacco products under the Everest, Fortress, and Starcote brand names. This segment also produces cups, lids, food containers, and plates. The company sells its packaging products, paper products, and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. International Paper Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

D.R. Horton, Inc. (DHI) dropped $-0.33 to close the day at a new closing price of $30.43, a -1.07% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 26.95% above its 52 week low of $24.44. A total of 2.86M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.54M. The stock, which fluctuated between $30.36 and $30.9 during the day, currently situated -11.13% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 7.13% in the past one month and up by 8.23% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $34.53 and RSI of 57.56, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

D.R. Horton, Inc. operates as a homebuilding company. It engages in the acquisition and development of land; and construction and sale of homes in 26 states and 78 markets in the United States under the names of D.R. Horton, America’s Builder, Express Homes, Emerald Homes, Regent Homes, Crown Communities, and Pacific Ridge Homes. The company constructs and sells single-family detached homes; and attached homes, such as town homes, duplexes, triplexes, and condominiums. It is also involved in the origination and sale of mortgages; and provision of title insurance policies, and examination and closing services. The company primarily serves title insurance agents, homebuyers, and homebuilding customers. D.R. Horton, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) had a light trading with around 2.84M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.89M. The stock traded between $141.07 and $142.44 before closing at the price of $142.01 with -0.18% change on the day. The Los Gatos California 95032 based company is currently trading 68.06% above its 52 week low of $84.5 and -2.7% below its 52 week high of $145.95. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 59.5 and $147.18 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Netflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of television (TV) shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens. The company operates in three segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming, and Domestic DVD. It offers members with the ability to receive streaming content through a host of Internet-connected screens, including TVs, digital video players, television set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. It serves approximately 93 million streaming members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), salesforce.com, inc. (CRM), Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP)

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.66% or $-2.38 to close the day at $140.82 on active trading volume of 8.36M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.95M. The Los Gatos California 95032 based company has been outperforming the catv systems group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 58.14%, compared to the industry which has advanced 24.32% over the same period. With RSI of 57.13, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $147.18, making it a hold for now.

Netflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of television (TV) shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens. The company operates in three segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming, and Domestic DVD. It offers members with the ability to receive streaming content through a host of Internet-connected screens, including TVs, digital video players, television set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. It serves approximately 93 million streaming members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) grew with the stock adding 0.01% or $0.01 to close at $80.92 on light trading volume of 4.8M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.83M. The San Francisco California 94105 based company operating under the Application Software industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 35.5% up for the period and up by 18.2% so far this year. With price target of $94.11 and a 38.42% rebound from 52-week low, salesforce.com, inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

salesforce.com, inc. provides enterprise cloud computing solutions, with a focus on customer relationship management to various businesses and industries worldwide. It offers enterprise cloud computing applications and platform services, including Sales Cloud that enables companies to store data, monitor leads and progress, forecast opportunities, gain insights through relationship intelligence, and collaborate around sales on desktop and mobile devices. The company also provides Service Cloud that enables companies to deliver personalized customer service and support, as well as connects their service agents with customers on various devices; and Marketing Cloud, which enables companies to plan, personalize, and optimize customer interactions. In addition, it offers Community Cloud that enables companies to engage with groups of people by giving them access to information, applications, and experts; Analytics Cloud, an application, which enables companies to deploy sales, service, marketing, and custom analytics applications using various data source; Internet of Things Cloud that enables customers to process data, as well as build personalized actions and engage with customers in real time; and App Cloud, an application development platform for companies to deliver connected applications for various business needs. Further, the company provides professional services, including consulting, deployment, training, and design and integration services to facilitate the adoption of its cloud solutions, as well as offers various education service offerings ranging from introductory online courses to advanced architecture certifications. It sells and markets services primarily through its direct sales force, as well as through consulting firms, systems integrators, and regional partners. The company has a strategic alliance with Cisco to develop IoT and contact center platforms. salesforce.com, inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.17% or $0.12 to close the day at $70.78 on higher than average trading volume of 5.4M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.98M. The Chandler Arizona 85224 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor – broad line companies by 12.5759% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 10.34% YTD, versus the semiconductor – broad line industry which is up 6.21% for the same period. The RSI of 59.53 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Microchip Technology Incorporated develops, manufactures, and sells semiconductor products for various embedded control applications. The company offers microcontrollers, such as 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers under the PIC brand name; and microcontrollers for automotive networking, computing, lighting, power supplies, motor control, wired connectivity, and wireless connectivity. It also provides development tools that enable system designers to program PIC microcontrollers for specific applications; analog, interface, mixed signal, and timing products comprising power management, linear, mixed-signal, high-voltage, thermal management, RF, drivers, safety and security, USB, Ethernet, wireless, and other interface products; and memory products consisting of serial electrically erasable programmable read-only memory, serial flash memories, parallel flash memories, and serial SRAM memories for the production of very small footprint devices. In addition, the company licenses its SuperFlash embedded flash and Smartbits one time programmable NVM technologies to foundries, integrated device manufacturers, and design partners for use in the manufacture of microcontroller products, gate array, RF, and analog products that require embedded non-volatile memory, as well as provides engineering services. It serves automotive, communications, computing, consumer, office automation, telecommunication, aerospace, defense, safety, security, medical, and industrial control markets. The company sells its products through a network of direct sales personnel and distributors in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Microchip Technology Incorporated was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Chandler, Arizona.

 

Stocks Under Consideration: Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST), Caterpillar Inc. (CAT), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) grew with the stock adding 0.05% or $0.01 to close at $18.36 on active trading volume of 5.68M compared its three months average trading volume of 10.52M. The Bethesda Maryland 20817 based company operating under the REIT – Hotel/Motel industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 39.34% up for the period and down by -2.55% so far this year. With price target of $18.18 and a 41.58% rebound from 52-week low, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm primarily engages in the ownership and operation of hotel properties. It invests in the real estate markets of United States. It also invests in Canada, Mexico, Chile, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and Poland. The firm primarily invests in luxury and upper upscale hotels. It was formerly known as Host Marriott Corporation. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) had a active trading with around 5.57M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.63M. The stock traded between $94.5 and $96.62 before closing at the price of $96.31 with 2.5% change on the day. The Peoria Illinois 61630 based company is currently trading 65.05% above its 52 week low of $63.07 and -3.17% below its 52 week high of $99.46. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $93.36 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. The company’s Construction Industries segment offers backhoe, small wheel, skid steer, multi-terrain, compact track, medium and compact wheel, and track-type loaders; mini, wheel, and track excavators; track-type tractors; and select work tools, motor graders, telehandlers, soil compactors, and pipelayers, as well as its related parts for the heavy and general construction, rental, mining and quarry, and aggregates markets. Its Resource Industries segment provides electric rope and hydraulic shovels; draglines; drills; highwall and longwall miners; hard rock vehicles; articulated, large mining, and off-highway trucks; large wheel loaders; wheel tractor scrapers; wheel dozers; machinery components; hard rock continuous mining systems; electronics and control systems; and select work tools for use in mining and quarry applications. The company’s Energy & Transportation segment offers reciprocating engines, generator sets, marine propulsion systems, gas turbines and turbine-related services, diesel-electric locomotives, and other rail-related products and services. Its Financial Products segment provides retail and wholesale financing for Caterpillar equipment, machinery, and engines; offers property, casualty, life, accident, and health insurance; insurance brokerage services; and purchases short-term trade receivables. The company’s All Other segments remanufactures Cat engines and components, and provides remanufacturing services for other companies; offers business strategy, and development, management, manufacturing, marketing, and support primarily for paving, forestry, industrial, waste, and Cat products. The company was formerly known as Caterpillar Tractor Co. and changed its name to Caterpillar Inc. in 1986. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) saw its value increase by 0.47% as the stock gained $0.68 to finish the day at a closing price of $144.82. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $84.5-$145.3 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $143.97 to $145.3 during the day, are up by 18.52% in the past three months and up by 51.03% over the past six months. It is currently trading 4.17% above its 20 day moving average and 10.88% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $147.18 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 71.32.The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

Netflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of television (TV) shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens. The company operates in three segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming, and Domestic DVD. It offers members with the ability to receive streaming content through a host of Internet-connected screens, including TVs, digital video players, television set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. It serves approximately 93 million streaming members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

 

Stocks Alert: Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), The Procter & Gamble Company (PG), CVS Health Corporation (CVS)

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) grew with the stock adding 0.51% or $0.74 to close at $144.74 on light trading volume of 6.88M compared its three months average trading volume of 7.34M. The Los Gatos California 95032 based company operating under the CATV Systems industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 68.05% up for the period and up by 16.91% so far this year. With price target of $147.18 and a 81.04% rebound from 52-week low, Netflix, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Netflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of television (TV) shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens. The company operates in three segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming, and Domestic DVD. It offers members with the ability to receive streaming content through a host of Internet-connected screens, including TVs, digital video players, television set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. It serves approximately 93 million streaming members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) gained $0.32 to close the day at a new closing price of $88.33, a 0.36% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 14.48% above its 52 week low of $79.1. A total of 6.81M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 9.14M. The stock, which fluctuated between $87.81 and $88.34 during the day, currently situated -0.68% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 5.49% in the past one month and up by 2.85% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $90.53 and RSI of 68.64, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

The Procter & Gamble Company provides branded consumer packaged goods to consumers in North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, India, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. The company’s Beauty segment offers hair care products comprising conditioners, shampoos, styling aids, and treatments; and antiperspirants and deodorants, personal cleansing, and skin care products. This segment markets its products under the Head & Shoulders, Olay, Pantene, Rejoice, Old Spice, Safeguard, and SK-II brands. Its Grooming segment provides blades and razors, pre- and post-shave products, and other shave care products, as well as appliances under the Braun, Fusion, Gillette, Mach3, Prestobarba, and Venus brands. The company’s Health Care segment offers toothbrushes, toothpaste, and other oral care products; and gastrointestinal, rapid diagnostics, respiratory, vitamins/minerals/supplements, and other healthcare products under the Oral-B, Crest, Prilosec, Vicks, Metamucil, Pepto Bismol, and Align brands. Its Fabric & Home Care segment provides fabric care products, including fabric enhancers, laundry additives, and laundry detergents; and home care products comprising air care, dish care, P&G professional, and surface care products under the Tide, Ariel, Downy, Gain, Cascade, Dawn, Febreze, Mr. Clean, and Swiffer brands. The company’s Baby, Feminine & Family Care segment offers baby care products, such as baby wipes, diapers, and pants; adult incontinence and feminine care products; and family care products, such as paper towels, tissues, and toilet papers. This segment markets its products under the Pampers, Always, Bounty, Charmin, Luvs, and Tampax brands. The company sells its products through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, department stores, distributors, baby stores, specialty beauty stores, e-commerce, high-frequency stores, and pharmacies. The Procter & Gamble Company was founded in 1837 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

CVS Health Corporation (CVS) shares were up in last trading by 0.88% to $77.03. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.21% over the past week and fell -5.15% in the past month. It is currently trading -2.5% below its 50 day moving average and -12.97% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -26.67% decrease in value from its one year high of $106.67. The RSI indicator value of 42.61, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

CVS Health Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated pharmacy health care services. It operates through Pharmacy Services and Retail/LTC segments. The Pharmacy Services segment offers pharmacy benefit management solutions, such as plan design and administration, formulary management, Medicare Part D services, mail order and specialty pharmacy services, retail pharmacy network management services, prescription management systems, clinical services, disease management programs, and medical pharmacy management services. This segment serves employers, insurance companies, unions, government employee groups, health plans, managed Medicaid plans and plans offered on public and private exchanges, other sponsors of health benefit plans, and individuals under the CVS Caremark Pharmacy Services, Caremark, CVS Caremark, CarePlus CVS Pharmacy, CVS Specialty, Accordant, SilverScript, NovoLogix, Coram, Navarro Health Services, and Advanced Care Scripts names. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 24 retail specialty pharmacy stores, 11 specialty mail order pharmacies and 5 mail order dispensing pharmacies, and 83 branches for infusion and enteral services. The Retail/LTC segment sells prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, beauty products and cosmetics, personal care products, convenience foods, seasonal merchandise, and greeting cards, as well as provides photo finishing services. It operates 9,655 retail stores in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Brazil primarily under the CVS Pharmacy, CVS, Longs Drugs, Navarro Discount Pharmacy, and Drogaria Onofre names; online retail pharmacy Websites; and 32 onsite pharmacy stores, long-term care pharmacy operations, and retail health care clinics. The company was formerly known as CVS Caremark Corporation and changed its name to CVS Health Corporation in September 2014. CVS Health Corporation was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

 

Worth Watching Stocks: Tesla, Inc. (TSLA), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Celgene Corporation (CELG)

Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) saw its value increase by 2.56% as the stock gained $6.44 to finish the day at a closing price of $257.77. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $141.05-$269.34 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $250.63 to $257.82 during the day, are up by 37.54% in the past three months and up by 12.06% over the past six months. It is currently trading 5.91% above its 20 day moving average and 18.18% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $240.94 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 79.02.The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

Tesla, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. The company primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles. It also offers electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers. The company sells its products through a network of Tesla stores and galleries, as well as through Internet. In addition, it designs, manufactures, installs, monitors, maintains, leases, and sells solar energy systems to government, residential, and commercial customers; and sells electricity generated by solar energy systems to customers. The company was formerly known as Tesla Motors, Inc. and changed its name to Tesla, Inc. in February 2017. Tesla, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) shares were up in last trading by 0.51% to $140.97. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.18% over the past week and grew 6.95% in the past month. It is currently trading 9.68% above its 50 day moving average and 31.92% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.74% decrease in value from its one year high of $143.46. The RSI indicator value of 65.56, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Netflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of television (TV) shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens. The company operates in three segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming, and Domestic DVD. It offers members with the ability to receive streaming content through a host of Internet-connected screens, including TVs, digital video players, television set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. It serves approximately 93 million streaming members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

Celgene Corporation (CELG) traded within a range of $115.04 to $116.53 after opening the day at $115.69. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 0.29% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.39% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $116.09 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -8.59% below its 52 week high of $127 and 22.99% above its 12-month low of $94.39. The shares are up by over 13.42% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 51.37 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Celgene Corporation discovers, develops, and commercializes therapies to treat cancer and inflammatory diseases worldwide. It markets REVLIMID, an oral immunomodulatory drug for multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and mantle cell lymphoma; ABRAXANE, a solvent-free chemotherapy product to treat breast, non-small cell lung, pancreatic, and gastric cancers; POMALYST/IMNOVID to treat multiple myeloma; and OTEZLA, a small-molecule inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 for psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, ankylosing spondylitis, Behçet’s disease, atopic dermatitis, and ulcerative colitis. The company’s products also include VIDAZA, a pyrimidine nucleoside analog to treat intermediate-2 and high-risk MDS, and chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, as well as acute myeloid leukemia (AML); THALOMID for the patients with multiple myeloma and erythema nodosum leprosum; ISTODAX to treat cutaneous and peripheral T-cell lymphoma; and FOCALIN, FOCALIN XR, and RITALIN products. Its clinical stage products include OTEZLA for the treatment of various immune-inflammatory diseases; sotatercept for the treatment of renal anemia, beta-thalassemia and MDS; luspatercept for beta-thalassemia and MDS; CC-486 to treat MDS, AML, and solid tumors; CC-122 and CC-220 to treat hematological and solid tumor cancers, and inflammation and immunology diseases; PDA-002 for the treat diabetic foot ulcers and peripheral neuropathy; and PNK-007 for hematological malignancies treatment. The company has collaborative agreements with Novartis Pharma AG; Acceleron Pharma; Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Epizyme Inc.; Sutro Biopharma, Inc.; bluebird bio, Inc.; FORMA Therapeutics Holdings, LLC; Acetylon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; NantBioScience, Inc.; AstraZeneca PLC; Lycera Corp.; Juno Therapeutics, Inc.; TriNetX, Inc.; Triphase Accelerator Corporation; Nurix Inc.; Abbott; Sage Bionetworks; and PharmAkea Inc. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Summit, New Jersey.

 

Stocks in Review: Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL), BB&T Corporation (BBT)

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) traded within a range of $139.05 to $141.04 after opening the day at $140.61. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 12.44% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.12% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $139.2 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -2.97% below its 52 week high of $143.46 and 74.11% above its 12-month low of $79.95. The shares are up by over 12.9% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 62.86 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Netflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of television (TV) shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens. The company operates in three segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming, and Domestic DVD. It offer members with the ability to receive streaming content through a host of Internet-connected screens, including TVs, digital video players, television set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. It serves approximately 93 million streaming members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.87% or $0.76 to close the day at $41.39 on active trading volume of 3.45M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.61M. The Minneapolis Minnesota 55401 based company has been outperforming the electric utilities group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 8.99%, compared to the industry which has advanced 6.81% over the same period. With RSI of 60.51, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $61.12, making it a hold for now.

Xcel Energy Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages primarily in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in the United States. It operates through Regulated Electric Utility, Regulated Natural Gas Utility, and All Other segments. The company generates electricity through coal, nuclear, natural gas, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, oil and refuse, and wind energy sources. It also purchases, transports, distributes, and sells natural gas. In addition, the company develops and leases natural gas pipelines, and storage and compression facilities; and invests in rental housing projects. It serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the portions of Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin. Xcel Energy Inc. was founded in 1909 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

BB&T Corporation (BBT) dropped $-0.14 to close the day at a new closing price of $45.81, a -0.3% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 56.63% above its 52 week low of $29.95. A total of 3.45M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 5.45M. The stock, which fluctuated between $45.41 and $45.94 during the day, currently situated -4.26% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -2.49% in the past one month and up by 18.27% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $48.52 and RSI of 45.65, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

BB&T Corporation operates as a financial holding company that provides various banking and trust services for retail and commercial clients. It operates in six segments: Community Banking, Residential Mortgage Banking, Dealer Financial Services, Specialized Lending, Insurance Services, and Financial Services. The company’s deposit products include noninterest-bearing checking, interest-bearing checking, savings, and money market deposit accounts, as well as certificates of deposit and individual retirement accounts. Its loan portfolio comprises commercial, financial and agricultural, real estate construction and land development, real estate mortgage, and consumer loans. The company also provides asset management, automobile lending, bankcard lending, consumer finance, home equity and mortgage lending, insurance, investment brokerage, mobile/online banking, payment, sales finance, small business lending, and wealth management/private banking services. In addition, it offers association, capital markets, institutional trust, insurance premium finance, international banking, leasing, merchant, mortgage warehouse lending, private equity investments, real estate lending, and supply chain management services. Further, the company provides retail brokerage, equity and debt underwriting, investment advice, corporate finance, and equity research services, as well as facilitates the origination, trading, and distribution of fixed-income securities and equity products. As of April 4, 2016, it operated approximately 2,265 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C. The company was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX), BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (BMRN)

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.36% or $-0.51 to close the day at $140.71 on light trading volume of 4.38M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.37M. The Los Gatos California 95032 based company has been outperforming the catv systems group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 49.55%, compared to the industry which has advanced 18.9% over the same period. With RSI of 68.89, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $148.05, making it a hold for now.

Netflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of television (TV) shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens. The company operates in three segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming, and Domestic DVD. It offer members with the ability to receive streaming content through a host of Internet-connected screens, including TVs, digital video players, television set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. It serves approximately 93 million streaming members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) climbed 0.88% during last trading as the stock added $0.21 to finish the day at $24.06 with about 6.52M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.32M. The $32.76B market cap company, which fluctuated between $23.69 and $24.07 during the day, currently situated 53.54% above its 52 week low of $15.67 and -2.94% away from its one year high of $24.79. The RSI of 73.3 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Boston Scientific Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices for use in various interventional medical specialties worldwide. It operates through three segments: Cardiovascular, Rhythm Management, and MedSurg. The company offers interventional cardiology products, including drug-eluting coronary stent systems used in the treatment of coronary artery disease; coronary technology products to treat atherosclerosis; intraluminal catheter-directed ultrasound imaging catheters and systems for use in coronary arteries and heart chambers, as well as peripheral vessels; and structural heart therapy systems. It also provides stents, balloon catheters, wires, peripheral embolization devices, and vena cava filters used to treat peripheral disease; and biliary stents, drainage catheters, and micro-puncture sets to treat, diagnose, and ease benign and malignant tumors. In addition, the company offers cardiac rhythm management devices, such as implantable cardioverter defibrillator systems to detect and treat abnormally fast heart rhythms; implantable cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker systems used to treat heart failure; and medical technologies to diagnose and treat rate and rhythm disorders of the heart comprising steerable radio frequency ablation catheters, intracardiac ultrasound catheters, diagnostic catheters, delivery sheaths, and other accessories. Further, it provides products to diagnose and treat diseases of the pulmonary and gastrointestinal conditions; devices to diagnose, treat, and ease pulmonary disease systems within the airway and lungs; products to treat urinary stone disease and benign prostatic hyperplasia; mid-urethral sling products, sling and graft materials, pelvic floor reconstruction kits, and suturing devices; and spinal cord stimulator systems. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (BMRN) saw its value increase by 2.44% as the stock gained $2.09 to finish the day at a closing price of $87.63. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $62.12-$102.49 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $84 to $88.1 during the day, are up by 8.01% in the past three months and down by -12.59% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.82% above its 20 day moving average and 2.44% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $113.44 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 55.26. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. develops and commercializes pharmaceuticals for serious diseases and medical conditions in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and internationally. Its commercial products include Vimizim, an enzyme replacement therapy for the treatment of MPS IV A, a lysosomal storage disorder; Naglazyme, a recombinant form of N-acetylgalactosamine 4-sulfatase for patients with mucopolysaccharidosis VI; Kuvan, a proprietary synthetic oral form of 6R-BH4 used to treat patients with phenylketonuria (PKU), an inherited metabolic disease; Aldurazyme used for the treatment of patients with mucopolysaccharidosis I, a genetic disease; and Firdapse, a form of 3,4-diaminopyridine used for the treatment of Lambert Myasthenic Syndrome, an autoimmune disease. The company also conducts clinical trials on several investigational product candidates for the treatment of various diseases, including Kyndrisa, an exon-51 skipping compound for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD); pegvaliase, an enzyme substitution therapy for the treatment of PKU; reveglucosidase alfa, an enzyme replacement therapy for Pompe disease; vosoritide, a peptide therapeutic for the treatment of achondroplasia; BMN 044, BMN 045, and BMN 053 for DMD treatment; cerliponase alfa for the treatment of late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis; and BMN 270, an AAV VIII vector and Factor VIII gene therapy drug development candidate for the treatment of hemophilia A. In addition, it develops preclinical product candidates for genetic and other metabolic diseases, such as alpha-N-acetyglucosaminidase. The company serves specialty pharmacies and end-users, such as hospitals and foreign government agencies; and distributors and pharmaceutical wholesalers. BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. has a collaboration agreement with Genzyme Corporation. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in San Rafael, California.

 

Investor’s Watch List: Corning Incorporated (GLW), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA)

Corning Incorporated (GLW) had a active trading with around 8.6M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.88M. The stock traded between $26.47 and $26.95 before closing at the price of $26.68 with 0.49% change on the day. The Corning New York 14831 based company is currently trading 56.26% above its 52 week low of $17.61 and -1.15% below its 52 week high of $26.99. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 72.56 and $26.38 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

Corning Incorporated manufactures and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Optical Communications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for liquid crystal displays (LCDs) used in LCD televisions, notebook computers, and flat panel desktop monitors. The Optical Communications segment manufactures optical fiber and cable; and hardware and equipment products comprising cable assemblies, fiber optic hardware and connectors, optical components and couplers, closures, network interface devices, and other accessories. This segment also offers subscriber demarcation, connection and protection devices, passive solutions, and outside plant enclosures; and coaxial RF interconnects for the cable television industry and microwave applications. The Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary, and gasoline and diesel applications. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide approximately 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics, and fluoride crystals. The Life Sciences segment manufactures and supplies scientific laboratory products consisting of consumables, such as plastic vessels, specialty surfaces, and media, as well as general labware and equipment for cell culture research, bioprocessing, genomics, drug discovery, microbiology, and chemistry. It also engages in a pharmaceutical glass vessel and a tubing business; and precision materials’ non-LCD business, as well as precision laser cutting/shaping technologies, and flow reactors and adjacency businesses for glass. The company was formerly known as Corning Glass Works and changed its name to Corning Incorporated in April 1989. Corning Incorporated was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Corning, New York.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 2.51% or $3.49 to close the day at $142.45 on active trading volume of 8.3M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.38M. The Los Gatos California 95032 based company has been outperforming the catv systems group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 50.88%, compared to the industry which has advanced 24% over the same period. With RSI of 74.5, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $148.05, making it a hold for now.

Netflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of television (TV) shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens. The company operates in three segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming, and Domestic DVD. It offer members with the ability to receive streaming content through a host of Internet-connected screens, including TVs, digital video players, television set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. It serves approximately 93 million streaming members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) shares were up in last trading by 0.94% to $31.29. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 4.13% over the past week and grew 9.64% in the past month. It is currently trading 9.34% above its 50 day moving average and 14.79% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.01% decrease in value from its one year high of $31.61. The RSI indicator value of 71.63, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified media and entertainment company in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Asia, Latin America, and internationally. It operates through Cable Network Programming; Television; Filmed Entertainment; and Other, Corporate and Eliminations segments. The company produces and licenses news, sports, movie, and general and factual entertainment programming for distribution primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunications companies, and online video distributors. It also broadcasts network programming; and operates 28 broadcast television stations, including 11 duopolies in the United States. In addition, the company produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in various formats and entertainment media, as well as produces and licenses television programming worldwide. Further, it offers video advertising services, including consumer engagement and on-demand marketing campaigns; and operates two San Francisco-Bay area television stations. The company was formerly known as News Corporation. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Stocks in Focus: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX)

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) had a active trading with around 7.3M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.81M. The stock traded between $22.83 and $23.14 before closing at the price of $22.98 with 0.39% change on the day. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company is currently trading 93.5% above its 52 week low of $12.02 and -7.05% below its 52 week high of $24.79. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 48 and $24.71 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company provides technology solutions to business and public sector enterprises. It operates through Enterprise Group, Software, Enterprise Services, and Financial Services segments. The Enterprise Group segment offers industry standard servers and mission-critical servers to address the array of its customers’ computing needs; converged storage solutions, including 3PAR StoreServ, StoreOnce, all-flash arrays, and software defined and StoreVirtual products; wireless local area network equipment, mobility and security software, switches, routers, and network management products; and support and technology consulting services. The Software segment offers software to capture, store, explore, analyze, protect, and share information and insights within and outside organizations; HP Vertica, an analytics database technology for machine, structured, and semi-structured data; and HP IDOL, an analytics tool for human information, as well as solutions for archiving, data protection, eDiscovery, information governance, and enterprise content management. This segment also provides application delivery management, enterprise security, and IT operations management software products. The Enterprise Services segment offers technology consulting, outsourcing, and support services in infrastructure, applications, and business process domains within traditional and strategic enterprise service (SES) offerings, which include analytics and data management, security, and cloud services. The Financial Services segment provides leasing, financing, IT consumption and utility programs, and asset management services. The company markets and sells its products through resellers, distribution partners, original equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors, systems integrators, and advisory firms. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.42% or $-0.59 to close the day at $139.52 on light trading volume of 7.24M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.39M. The Los Gatos California 95032 based company has been outperforming the catv systems group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 42.61%, compared to the industry which has advanced 18.45% over the same period. With RSI of 71.52, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $144.4, making it a hold for now.

Netflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of television (TV) shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens. The company operates in three segments: Domestic streaming, International streaming and Domestic DVD. It offer members with the ability to receive TV shows and movies streaming content, including original series, documentaries, and feature films through a host of Internet-connected screens, such as TVs, digital video players, TV set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. As of October 17, 2016, it served approximately 86 million streaming members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) shares were up in last trading by 1.02% to $30.62. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 3.52% over the past week and grew 9.4% in the past month. It is currently trading 9.4% above its 50 day moving average and 17.39% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.73% decrease in value from its one year high of $31.16. The RSI indicator value of 66.52, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

The Blackstone Group L.P. is a publicly owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm also provides financial advisory services to its clients. It provides its services to public and corporate pension funds, academic, cultural, and charitable organizations, retirees, sovereign wealth funds, and institutional and individual investors. The firm manages separate client focused portfolios for its clients. It launches fixed income mutual funds. The firm also launches and manages private equity funds, real estate funds, funds of hedge funds, and credit-focused funds for its clients. It invests in private equity, public equity, fixed income, and alternative investment markets. The Blackstone Group L.P. was founded in 1985 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices in London, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Beijing, China, Dubai, UAE, Dusseldorf, Germany, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Mexico City, Mexico, Paris, France, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Seoul, Korea, Shanghai, China, Singapore, Sydney, Australia, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Tokyo, Japan.

 

Trader’s Round Up: Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Coty Inc. (COTY)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) retreated with the stock falling -0.07% or $-0.03 to close at $40.31 on light trading volume of 7.77M compared its three months average trading volume of 8.89M. The Abbott Park Illinois 60064 based company operating under the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 4.21% up for the period and up by 5.62% so far this year. With price target of $46.69 and a 14.81% rebound from 52-week low, Abbott Laboratories has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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 to 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. 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. In addition, it develops cardiovascular medical devices. It serves retailers, wholesalers, hospitals, health care facilities, laboratories, physicians’ offices, and government agencies. The company has strategic alliance with Fonterra. The company was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Abbott Park, Illinois.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) gained $2.72 to close the day at a new closing price of $140.11, a 1.98% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 75.25% above its 52 week low of $79.95. A total of 7.74M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.54M. The stock, which fluctuated between $137.03 and $140.93 during the day, currently situated -2.34% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 10.76% in the past one month and up by 9.89% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $144.4 and RSI of 73.41, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Netflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of television (TV) shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens. The company operates in three segments: Domestic streaming, International streaming and Domestic DVD. It offer members with the ability to receive TV shows and movies streaming content, including original series, documentaries, and feature films through a host of Internet-connected screens, such as TVs, digital video players, TV set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. As of October 17, 2016, it served approximately 86 million streaming members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

Coty Inc. (COTY) shares were up in last trading by 1.28% to $19. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.52% over the past week and grew 1.28% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.32% above its 50 day moving average and -21.05% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -38.87% decrease in value from its one year high of $31.6. The RSI indicator value of 51.86, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Coty Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes beauty products worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Fragrances, Color Cosmetics, Skin & Body Care, and Brazil Acquisition. It offers fragrances under the Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Davidoff, Chloé, Balenciaga, Beyoncé, Bottega Veneta, Guess?, Katy Perry, Miu Miu, and Roberto Cavalli brand names. The company also provides lip, eye, nail, and facial color products under the Bourjois, Rimmel, Sally Hansen, and OPI brands. In addition, it offers shower gels, deodorants, skin care, and sun treatment products under the adidas, Lancaster, philosophy, and Playboy brand names; and hair straighteners, hair dryers, curlers, and hair brushes; and spray, serum, cream, and foam product lines to curl, fix, protect, shine, straighten, and volumize hair. The company also markets its products under the Astor, Coty, Joop!, Jovan, Manhattan, and N.Y.C. New York Color brands. It sells its products through retailers, including hypermarkets, supermarkets, independent and chain drug stores and pharmacies, upscale perfumeries, upscale and mid-tier department stores, nail salons, specialty retailers, duty-free shops and traditional food, and drug and mass retailers. Coty Inc. was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in New York, New York.