Investor’s Watch List: General Motors Company (GM), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST)

General Motors Company (GM) had a active trading with around 9.36M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.39M. The stock traded between $36.82 and $37.16 before closing at the price of $37.03 with -0.13% change on the day. The Detroit Michigan 48265 based company is currently trading 39.92% above its 52 week low of $27.05 and -3.52% below its 52 week high of $38.38. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 54.73 and $38.82 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, trucks, crossovers, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations, GM South America, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Opel, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars, trucks, and crossovers to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology services. The company, through its subsidiary, General Motors Financial Company, Inc., provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 2.86% or $0.3 to close the day at $10.8 on active trading volume of 9.08M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.78M. The New York New York 10036 based company has been outperforming the reit – diversified group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 21.85%, compared to the industry which has advanced 31.08% over the same period. With RSI of 75.17, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $10.35, making it a hold for now.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. It invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; and residential credit investments, such as credit risk transfer securities and non-agency mortgage-backed securities. The company also acquires, finances, and manages commercial loans and other commercial real estate debt, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related assets. In addition, it engages in corporate middle market lending transactions; and operates as a broker-dealer. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, it is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes its taxable income to its shareholders. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in New York, New York.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) shares were down in last trading by -0.21% to $18.58. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.25% over the past week and grew 1.47% in the past month. It is currently trading 0.66% above its 50 day moving average and 11.79% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -4.62% decrease in value from its one year high of $19.51. The RSI indicator value of 55.15, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

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.

 

Stocks in Review: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), MGM Resorts International (MGM), Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) traded within a range of $10.46 to $10.56 after opening the day at $10.5. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 5.52% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.57% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $10.52 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -1.62% below its 52 week high of $11.29 and 23.93% above its 12-month low of $9.71. The shares are up by over 6.26% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 67.15 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. It invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; and residential credit investments, such as credit risk transfer securities and non-agency mortgage-backed securities. The company also acquires, finances, and manages commercial loans and other commercial real estate debt, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related assets. In addition, it engages in corporate middle market lending transactions; and operates as a broker-dealer. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, it is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes its taxable income to its shareholders. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in New York, New York.

MGM Resorts International (MGM) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.31% or $-0.09 to close the day at $28.53 on light trading volume of 3.63M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.04M. The Las Vegas Nevada 89109 based company has been outperforming the resorts & casinos group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 68.52%, compared to the industry which has advanced 44.25% over the same period. With RSI of 43.76, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $34.67, making it a hold for now.

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

Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) gained $0.03 to close the day at a new closing price of $269.23, a 0.01% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 89.95% above its 52 week low of $154.11. A total of 3.62M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.54M. The stock, which fluctuated between $266.11 and $270.95 during the day, currently situated -0.72% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 17.19% in the past one month and up by 41.66% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $240.94 and RSI of 84.22, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

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.

 

Traders Recap: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL), Hess Corporation (HES)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.67% or $0.07 to close the day at $10.5 on lower than average trading volume of 5.1M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.14M. The New York New York 10036 based company has been outperforming the reit – diversified companies by 5.3755% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 5.32% YTD, versus the reit – diversified industry which is up 3.67% for the same period. The RSI of 68.22 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. It invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; and residential credit investments, such as credit risk transfer securities and non-agency mortgage-backed securities. The company also acquires, finances, and manages commercial loans and other commercial real estate debt, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related assets. In addition, it engages in corporate middle market lending transactions; and operates as a broker-dealer. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, it is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes its taxable income to its shareholders. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in New York, New York.

Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) had a active trading with around 4.99M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.25M. The stock traded between $37.66 and $38.7 before closing at the price of $38.25 with -1.42% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77070 based company is currently trading 44.79% above its 52 week low of $26.71 and -8.76% below its 52 week high of $42.03. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 41.91 and $46.91 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Noble Energy, Inc., an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids worldwide. Its principal projects are located in DJ Basin, Marcellus Shale, Eagle Ford Shale, and Permian Basin, the United States; deepwater Gulf of Mexico; offshore Eastern Mediterranean; and offshore West Africa. As of December 31, 2015, the company had approximately 1,421 million barrels oil equivalent of total proved reserves. Noble Energy, Inc. was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Hess Corporation (HES) traded within a range of $50.43 to $52.39 after opening the day at $51.03. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -17.26% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.06% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $51.54 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -21.07% below its 52 week high of $65.56 and 42.11% above its 12-month low of $36.95. The shares are up by over 9.07% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 23.26 is bullish. They are not pointing to a rebound in the stock. We should get in as it looks to have found a bottom.

Hess Corporation, an exploration and production company, develops, produces, purchases, transports, and sells crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas. The company operates in two segments, Exploration and Production, and Bakken Midstream. It is also involved in crude oil and natural gas gathering, processing of natural gas and the fractionation of natural gas liquids, transportation of crude oil by rail car, terminating and loading crude oil and natural gas liquids, and the storage and terminating of propane primarily in the Bakken shale play of North Dakota. The company operates primarily in the United States, Denmark, Equatorial Guinea, the Joint Development Area of Malaysia/Thailand, Malaysia, and Norway. As of December 31, 2015, it had total proved reserves of 1,086 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Stocks in Focus: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), International Paper Company (IP), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) had a light trading with around 6.19M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.14M. The stock traded between $10.31 and $10.4 before closing at the price of $10.4 with 0.87% change on the day. The New York New York 10036 based company is currently trading 22.51% above its 52 week low of $9.52 and -2.74% below its 52 week high of $11.29. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 64.85 and $10.35 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. It invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; and residential credit investments, such as credit risk transfer securities and non-agency mortgage-backed securities. The company also acquires, finances, and manages commercial loans and other commercial real estate debt, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related assets. In addition, it engages in corporate middle market lending transactions; and operates as a broker-dealer. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, it is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes its taxable income to its shareholders. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in New York, New York.

International Paper Company (IP) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -2.66% or $-1.41 to close the day at $51.6 on active trading volume of 6.17M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.79M. The Memphis Tennessee 38197 based company has been outperforming the packaging & containers group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 54.05%, compared to the industry which has advanced 37.53% over the same period. With RSI of 35.81, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $56.2, making it a 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.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) shares were down in last trading by -0.21% to $113.4. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.24% over the past week and fell -2.96% in the past month. It is currently trading -0.63% below its 50 day moving average and -2.25% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -8.82% decrease in value from its one year high of $126.07. The RSI indicator value of 48.13, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Johnson & Johnson, together with its subsidiaries, researches and develops, manufactures, and sells various products in the health care field worldwide. It operates through three segments: Consumer, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices. The Consumer segment offers baby care products under the JOHNSON’S brand name; oral care products under the LISTERINE brand name; skin care products under the AVEENO, CLEAN & CLEAR, DABAO, JOHNSON’S Adult, LE PETITE MARSEILLAIS, LUBRIDERM, NEUTROGENA, and RoC brand names; women’s health products, such as sanitary pads under the STAYFREE and CAREFREE, and o.b. tampon brand names; wound care products, including adhesive bandages under the BAND-AID brand name and first aid products under the NEOSPORIN brand name. This segment also provides over-the-counter medicines, including acetaminophen products under the TYLENOL brand name; cold, flu, and allergy products under the SUDAFED brand name; allergy products under the BENADRYL and ZYRTEC brand names; ibuprofen products under the MOTRIN IB brand name; and heartburn products under the PEPCID brand name. The Pharmaceutical segment provides various products in the areas of immunology, infectious diseases and vaccines, neuroscience, oncology, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The Medical Devices segment offers orthopaedic products; general surgery, biosurgical, endomechanical, and energy products; electrophysiology products to treat cardiovascular disease; sterilization and disinfection products to reduce surgical infection; blood glucose monitoring and insulin delivery products; and disposable contact lenses. The company offers its products to general public, retail outlets and distributors, wholesalers, hospitals, and health care professionals for prescription use, as well as for use in the professional fields by physicians, nurses, hospitals, eye care professionals, and clinics. Johnson & Johnson was founded in 1885 and is based in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

 

Stocks Highlights: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) had a active trading with around 5.21M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.35M. The stock traded between $67.41 and $69.6 before closing at the price of $69.1 with 1.08% change on the day. The The Woodlands Texas 77380 based company is currently trading 104.88% above its 52 week low of $33.85 and -5.77% below its 52 week high of $73.33. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 45.61 and $80.39 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of oil and gas properties. It operates through three segments: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production; Midstream; and Marketing. The Oil and Gas Exploration and Production segment explores for and produces oil, condensate, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The Midstream segment provides gathering, processing, treating, and transportation services to Anadarko and third-party oil, natural-gas, and NGLs producers, as well as owns and operates gathering, processing, treating, and transportation systems in the United States. The Marketing segment markets oil, natural gas, and NGLs in the United States; oil and NGLs internationally; and anticipated liquefied natural gas production from Mozambique. The company’s asset portfolio includes U.S. onshore resource plays in the Rocky Mountains area, the southern United States, the Appalachian basin, and Alaska; the deepwater Gulf of Mexico; and in Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique, Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, New Zealand, Kenya, and other countries. As of December 31, 2015, it had approximately 2.1 billion barrels of oil equivalent of proved reserves. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.59% or $0.06 to close the day at $10.29 on light trading volume of 5.14M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.22M. The New York New York 10036 based company has been outperforming the reit – diversified group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 19.34%, compared to the industry which has advanced 25.2% over the same period. With RSI of 61.44, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $10.4, making it a hold for now.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. It invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; and residential credit investments, such as credit risk transfer securities and non-agency mortgage-backed securities. The company also acquires, finances, and manages commercial loans and other commercial real estate debt, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related assets. In addition, it engages in corporate middle market lending transactions; and operates as a broker-dealer. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, it is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes its taxable income to its shareholders. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in New York, New York.

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) shares were down in last trading by -0.21% to $43.69. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.93% over the past week and grew 12.31% in the past month. It is currently trading 6.32% above its 50 day moving average and 8.93% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.08% decrease in value from its one year high of $45.08. The RSI indicator value of 62.29, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Yahoo! Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides search and display advertising services on Yahoo properties and affiliate sites worldwide. The company offers Yahoo Search that serves as a guide for users to discover information on the Internet; Yahoo Mail, which connects users to the people and content; and Yahoo Messenger, an instant messaging service, which enables users to connect, communicate, and share experiences in real-time. It also provides digital content products, including Yahoo News, which gives users to discover, consume, and engage around the news, content, and video; Yahoo Sports, which serves audiences of sports enthusiasts; Yahoo Finance that offers a range of financial data, information, and tools; Yahoo Lifestyle to engage users passionate about style and fashion; and Tumblr, which provides a Web platform and mobile applications on iOS and android to create, share, and curate content, as well as Tumblr messaging that enables users to engage with other users that share their same interests and passions. In addition, the company provides advertiser products, such as Yahoo Gemini, a marketplace for search and native advertising; and BrightRoll, which offers a suite of media-agnostic tools to enable advertisers, publishers, and partners connect with users across ad formats and devices. Further, it offers advertising formats; and digital advertising products, such as Yahoo native, Yahoo video, Yahoo premium, and Yahoo audience ads. Additionally, the company offers Yahoo Mobile Developer suite consisting of Flurry Analytics, Yahoo App Publishing, Yahoo App Marketing, and Tumblr In-App Sharing tools to measure, monetize, advertise, and improve their apps. Yahoo! Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ), Newell Brands Inc. (NWL), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY)

Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) had a light trading with around 10.16M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.58M. The stock traded between $43.92 and $44.55 before closing at the price of $44.28 with -0.34% change on the day. The Deerfield Illinois 60015 based company is currently trading 25.54% above its 52 week low of $35.88 and -4.16% below its 52 week high of $46.4. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 50.37 and $49.71 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Mondelez International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets snack food and beverage products worldwide. The company offers biscuits, including cookies, crackers, and salted snacks; chocolates, and gums and candies; powdered beverages and coffee; and cheese and grocery products. Its primary brand portfolio includes LU, Nabisco and Oreo biscuits; Cadbury, Cadbury Dairy Milk, and Milka chocolates; Trident gum; Jacobs Kaffee; and Tang powdered beverages. Mondelez International, Inc. sells its products to supermarket chains, wholesalers, supercenters, club stores, mass merchandisers, distributors, convenience stores, gasoline stations, drug stores, value stores, and other retail food outlets through direct store delivery, company owned and satellite warehouses, distribution centers, and other facilities, as well as through independent sales offices and agents. The company was formerly known as Kraft Foods Inc. and changed its name to Mondelez International, Inc. in October 2012. Mondelez International, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 2.27% or $1.05 to close the day at $47.33 on light trading volume of 3.93M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.23M. The Atlanta Georgia 30328 based company has been outperforming the housewares & accessories group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 23.34%, compared to the industry which has advanced 9.02% over the same period. With RSI of 56.28, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $57.31, making it a hold for now.

Newell Brands Inc. designs, sources, and distributes consumer and commercial products worldwide. The company offers markers and highlighters, pens, and pencils; art products; activity-based adhesive and cutting products; fine writing instruments; and labeling solutions under the Sharpie, Paper Mate, Expo, Prismacolor, Mr.Sketch, Elmer’s, X-Acto, Parker, Waterman, and Dymo Office brands. It also provides indoor/outdoor organization, food storage, and home storage products; durable beverage containers; gourmet cookware, bakeware, and cutlery; and hair care accessories under the Rubbermaid, Contigo, Bubba, Calphalon, and Goody brands; and home fragrance products under the WoodWick Candle brand. In addition, the company offers hand and power tool accessories, industrial band saw blades, tools for HVAC systems, and industrial label makers and printers under Irwin, Lenox, Hilmor, and Dymo Industrial brands; cleaning and refuse products, hygiene systems, and material handling solutions under the Rubbermaid Commercial Products brand names; and infant and juvenile products, such as car seats, strollers, highchairs, and playards directly under the Graco, Baby Jogger, Aprica, and Teutonia brands. Further, it provides branded consumer products, consumables, and household staples under the Yankee Candle, Waddington, Ball, Diamond, First Alert, NUK, and Pine Mountain brands; kitchen appliances and home environment products under the Crock-Pot, FoodSaver, Holmes, Mr. Coffee, Oster, Rainbow, and Sunbeam brands; products for outdoor and outdoor-related activities under the Coleman, Jostens, Berkley, Shakespeare, Rawlings, Völkl, K2, and Marmot brands; and plastic products, including closures, contact lens packaging, medical disposables, plastic cutlery, and rigid packaging under the Jarden name. The company was formerly known as Newell Rubbermaid Inc. and changed its name to Newell Brands Inc. in April 2016. The company was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) shares were down in last trading by -0.29% to $10.22. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.39% over the past week and grew 1.79% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.99% above its 50 day moving average and 1.97% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -4.42% decrease in value from its one year high of $11.29. The RSI indicator value of 54.68, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. It invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; and residential credit investments, such as credit risk transfer securities and non-agency mortgage-backed securities. The company also acquires, finances, and manages commercial loans and other commercial real estate debt, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related assets. In addition, it engages in corporate middle market lending transactions; and operates as a broker-dealer. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, it is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes its taxable income to its shareholders. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in New York, New York.

 

Momentum Stocks: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI)

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) grew with the stock adding 0.58% or $0.4 to close at $68.95 on light trading volume of 3.84M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.13M. The Houston Texas 77046 based company operating under the Independent Oil & Gas industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 9.07% up for the period and down by -3.2% so far this year. With price target of $77.08 and a 15.36% rebound from 52-week low, Occidental Petroleum Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and gas properties in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Oil and Gas, Chemical, and Midstream and Marketing. The Oil and Gas segment explores for, develops, and produces oil and condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and natural gas. The Chemical segment manufactures and markets basic chemicals, including chlorine, caustic soda, chlorinated organics, potassium chemicals, ethylene dichloride, chlorinated isocyanurates, sodium silicates, and calcium chloride; vinyls comprising vinyl chloride monomer and polyvinyl chloride; and other chemicals, such as resorcinol. The Midstream and Marketing segment gathers, processes, transports, stores, purchases, and markets oil, condensate, NGLs, natural gas, carbon dioxide, and power. This segment also trades around its assets consisting of transportation and storage capacity, as well as oil, NGLs, gas, and other commodities. Occidental Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) had a light trading with around 3.84M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.3M. The stock traded between $10.21 and $10.27 before closing at the price of $10.24 with 0% change on the day. The New York New York 10036 based company is currently trading 26.06% above its 52 week low of $9.42 and -4.24% below its 52 week high of $11.29. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $10.4 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. It invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; and residential credit investments, such as credit risk transfer securities and non-agency mortgage-backed securities. The company also acquires, finances, and manages commercial loans and other commercial real estate debt, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related assets. In addition, it engages in corporate middle market lending transactions; and operates as a broker-dealer. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, it is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes its taxable income to its shareholders. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in New York, New York.

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) saw its value increase by 3.68% as the stock gained $2.73 to finish the day at a closing price of $76.93. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $48.17-$76.94 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $74.25 to $76.94 during the day, are up by 21.95% in the past three months and up by 21.27% over the past six months. It is currently trading 5.75% above its 20 day moving average and 6.56% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $79.38 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 68.94.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Analog Devices, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a portfolio of solutions that leverage analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing technology, including integrated circuits (ICs), algorithms, software, and subsystems. It offers data converter products, which translate real-world analog signals into digital data, as well as translates digital data into analog signals; high-performance amplifiers to condition analog signals; and radio frequency ICs to support cellular infrastructure. The company also provides MEMS technology solutions, including accelerometers used to sense acceleration, gyroscopes to sense rotation, and inertial measurement units to sense multiple degrees of freedom. In addition, it offers isolators for various applications, such as universal serial bus isolation in patient monitors; and smart metering and satellite applications. Further, the company provides power management and reference products; and digital signal processing products for high-speed numeric calculations. Its products are used in electronic equipment, including industrial process control systems, medical imaging equipment, factory automation systems, patient monitoring devices, instrumentation and measurement systems, wireless infrastructure equipment, energy management systems, networking equipment, aerospace and defense electronics, optical systems, automobiles, and portable electronic devices. The company serves clients in industrial, automotive, consumer, and communications markets through a direct sales force, third-party distributors, and independent sales representatives in the United States, rest of North/South America, Europe, Japan, China, and rest of Asia, as well as through its Website. It has a collaboration with TriLumina Corp. to provide illuminator modules for automotive flash LiDAR systems. Analog Devices, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts.

 

Stocks In Queue: Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY)

Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) climbed 0.45% during last trading as the stock added $0.16 to finish the day at $36.04 with about 8.58M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.21M. The $19.07B market cap company, which fluctuated between $35.83 and $36.92 during the day, currently situated 114.44% above its 52 week low of $18.18 and -21.61% away from its one year high of $46.07. The RSI of 61.52 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Newmont Mining Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates in the mining industry. The company primarily acquires, develops, explores for, and produces gold. It also explores for silver and copper properties. The company’s operations and/or assets are located in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, and Suriname. As of December 31, 2015, it had proven and probable gold reserves of 73.7 million ounces and an aggregate land position of approximately 20,000 square miles. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) gained $1.35 to close the day at a new closing price of $77.08, a 1.78% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 60% above its 52 week low of $49.1. A total of 8.45M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 5.28M. The stock, which fluctuated between $75.91 and $77.32 during the day, currently situated 1.77% above its 52 week high. The stock is up by 3.92% in the past one month and up by 10.97% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $76.37 and RSI of 66.31, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Texas Instruments Incorporated designs, manufactures, and sells semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers worldwide. It operates through two segments, Analog and Embedded Processing. The Analog segment offers high volume analog and logic products for automotive safety devices, touch screen controllers, low voltage motor drivers, and integrated motor controllers; and power management products that include catalog and application-specific standard products to enhance the efficiency of powered devices using battery management solutions, portable power conversion devices, power supply controls, and point-of-load products. This segment also provides high performance analog products, such as high-speed data converters, amplifiers, sensors, high reliability products, interface products, and precision products; and silicon valley analog products, including power management, data converter, interface, and operational amplifier catalog analog products that are used in manufacturing various electronic systems. The Embedded Processing segment offers microcontroller products, which are systems with a processor core, memory, and peripherals to control a set of specific tasks for electronic equipment; processor products comprising digital signal and applications processors; and connectivity products consisting of electronic devices to connect and transfer data. The company also provides DLP products primarily used in projectors to create high-definition images; application-specific integrated circuits; calculators; and baseband products, as well as OMAP applications processors and connectivity products. It markets and sells its products through a direct sales force and distributors. Texas Instruments Incorporated was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) had a active trading with around 8.41M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.3M. The stock traded between $10.18 and $10.31 before closing at the price of $10.26 with 0.1% change on the day. The New York New York 10036 based company is currently trading 29.57% above its 52 week low of $9.11 and -4.05% below its 52 week high of $11.29. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 58.31 and $10.5 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. It invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; and residential credit investments, such as credit risk transfer securities and non-agency mortgage-backed securities. The company also acquires, finances, and manages commercial loans and other commercial real estate debt, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related assets. In addition, it engages in corporate middle market lending transactions; and operates as a broker-dealer. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, it is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes its taxable income to its shareholders. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in New York, New York.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), ConocoPhillips (COP)

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE) saw its value increase by 5.41% as the stock gained $0.06 to finish the day at a closing price of $1.17. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $0.77-$3.83 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $1.1 to $1.31 during the day, are up by 6.36% in the past three months and down by -25% over the past six months. It is currently trading -2.05% below its 20 day moving average and -3.4% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $2.69 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 47.34.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Cobalt International Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company primarily in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The company holds interests in the North Platte, Shenandoah, Anchor, and Heidelberg fields located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico; and the Diaba block located offshore Gabon. As of December 31, 2015, it had net proved undeveloped reserves of 5.6 million barrels (MMBbls) of oil; 0.3 MMBbls of natural gas liquids; and 1.8 billion cubic feet of natural gas. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Houston, Texas.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) shares were up in last trading by 0.89% to $10.25. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.99% over the past week and grew 2.92% in the past month. It is currently trading 2.81% above its 50 day moving average and 2.49% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -4.14% decrease in value from its one year high of $11.29. The RSI indicator value of 58.04, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. It invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; and residential credit investments, such as credit risk transfer securities and non-agency mortgage-backed securities. The company also acquires, finances, and manages commercial loans and other commercial real estate debt, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related assets. In addition, it engages in corporate middle market lending transactions; and operates as a broker-dealer. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, it is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes its taxable income to its shareholders. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in New York, New York.

ConocoPhillips (COP) traded within a range of $49.58 to $50.57 after opening the day at $50.26. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -0.4% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.56% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $49.94 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -6.07% below its 52 week high of $53.17 and 63.67% above its 12-month low of $31.05. The shares are up by over 20.37% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 49.17 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports, and markets crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and natural gas liquids worldwide. Its portfolio includes resource-rich North American tight oil and oil sands assets; lower-risk legacy assets in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia; various international developments; and an inventory of conventional and unconventional exploration prospects. The company was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks Under Consideration: WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX), MGIC Investment Corporation (MTG), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY)

WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) retreated with the stock falling -1.83% or $-0.26 to close at $13.91 on light trading volume of 7.58M compared its three months average trading volume of 8.26M. The Tulsa Oklahoma 74172 based company operating under the Independent Oil & Gas industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 290.73% up for the period and down by -4.53% so far this year. With price target of $17.32 and a 449.8% rebound from 52-week low, WPX Energy, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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

MGIC Investment Corporation (MTG) had a active trading with around 7.57M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.23M. The stock traded between $10.34 and $10.68 before closing at the price of $10.44 with 1.66% change on the day. The Milwaukee Wisconsin 53202 based company is currently trading 94.78% above its 52 week low of $5.36 and -3.24% below its 52 week high of $10.79. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $11.4 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

MGIC Investment Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides private mortgage insurance and ancillary services to lenders and government sponsored entities in the United States. The company offers primary mortgage insurance that provides mortgage default protection on individual loans, as well as covers unpaid loan principal, delinquent interest, and various expenses associated with the default and subsequent foreclosure. It also provides contract underwriting services; and other services for the mortgage finance industry, such as analysis of loan originations and portfolios, and mortgage lead generation services. In addition, the company participates in external reinsurance arrangements and captive mortgage reinsurance arrangements. It serves originators of residential mortgage loans, including savings institutions, commercial banks, mortgage brokers, credit unions, mortgage bankers, and other lenders. The company was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) saw its value decrease by -1.46% as the stock dropped $-0.15 to finish the day at a closing price of $10.12. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $8.63-$11.29 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $10.08 to $10.27 during the day, are up by 3.23% in the past three months and down by -1.06% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.21% above its 20 day moving average and 1.57% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $10.5 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 52.57.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. It invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; and residential credit investments, such as credit risk transfer securities and non-agency mortgage-backed securities. The company also acquires, finances, and manages commercial loans and other commercial real estate debt, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related assets. In addition, it engages in corporate middle market lending transactions; and operates as a broker-dealer. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, it is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes its taxable income to its shareholders. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in New York, New York.