3 Notable Runners: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Fitbit, Inc. (FIT), Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM)

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.76% or $-0.81 to close the day at $106.47 on higher than average trading volume of 21.98M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 16.37M. The Santa Clara California 95050 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor – specialized companies by 58.6498% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -0.25% YTD, versus the semiconductor – specialized industry which is up 0.64% for the same period. The RSI of 59.42 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

NVIDIA Corporation operates as a visual computing company worldwide. It operates in two segments, GPU and Tegra Processor. The GPU segment offers processors, which include GeForce for PC gaming; Quadro for design professionals working in computer-aided design, video editing, special effects, and other creative applications; Tesla for deep learning, accelerated computing, and general purpose computing; and GRID for cloud-based streaming on gaming devices. The Tegra Processor segment provides processors that integrate a computer onto a single chip under the Tegra brand name; DRIVE automotive computers, which offer supercomputing capabilities; and tablet and portable devices for mobile gaming under the SHIELD name. The company’s products are used in gaming, professional visualization, datacenter, and automotive markets. It sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, system builders, motherboard manufacturers, add-in board manufacturers, and retailers/distributors. The company has a collaboration with ZENRIN to develop a cloud-to-car HD map solution for self-driving cars. NVIDIA Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Fitbit, Inc. (FIT) had a active trading with around 21.89M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.11M. The stock traded between $7.3 and $7.74 before closing at the price of $7.33 with -5.91% change on the day. The San Francisco California 94105 based company is currently trading 1.81% above its 52 week low of $7.2 and -66.1% below its 52 week high of $20.48. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 40.77 and $10.63 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Fitbit, Inc. provides wearable health and fitness tracking devices. It offers various products, including Fitbit Zip, an entry-level wireless tracker that allows users to track daily activity statistics, such as steps, distance, calories burned, and active minutes; Fitbit One, a clippable wireless tracker, which tracks floors climbed and sleep, as well as daily steps, distance, calories burned, and active minutes; Fitbit Flex, a wristband-style tracker that tracks steps, distance, calories burned, active minutes, and sleep; and Fitbit Charge, an activity and sleep wristband, which tracks steps, distance, calories burned, active minutes, floors climbed, and sleep. The company also provides Fitbit Alta, a customizable wristband that offers call, text, and calendar notifications when paired with the user’s phone and SmartTrack automatic exercise recognition; and Fitbit Charge HR, a wireless heart rate and activity wristband. In addition, it offers Fitbit Blaze, a smart fitness watch that provides multi-sport functionality, tracks outdoor cycling activity, and provides run cues; Fitbit Surge, a fitness watch that features a GPS watch, heart rate tracker, activity tracker, and smartwatch; Aria, a Wi-Fi connected scale that tracks weight, body fat percentage, and body mass index; and Fitbit accessories that include bands and frames for Fitbit Blaze, bands for Fitbit Alta, colored bands for Fitbit Flex, colored clips for Fitbit One and Fitbit Zip, device charging cables, wireless sync dongles, band clasps, sleep bands, and Fitbit apparel. The company offers its products through consumer electronics and specialty retailers, e-Commerce retailers, sporting goods and outdoors retailers, and wireless carriers; and corporate wellness channels, as well as directly worldwide. The company was formerly known as Healthy Metrics Research, Inc. and changed its name to Fitbit, Inc. in October 2007. Fitbit, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM) traded within a range of $15.56 to $16.01 after opening the day at $15.71. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 6.17% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.96% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $15.84 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -1.52% below its 52 week high of $16.08 and 78.49% above its 12-month low of $9.17. The shares are up by over 24.54% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 66.03 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. provides asset management and other services in the United States and internationally. It also offers securitization transaction services. The company is based in New York, New York. Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NYSE:NSAM) operates independently of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. as of June 30, 2014.

 

Equities Trend Analysis: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI), Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM)

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) grew with the stock adding 0.12% or $0.93 to close at $796.92 on light trading volume of 3.44M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.22M. The Seattle Washington 98109 based company operating under the Catalog & Mail Order Houses industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 31.28% up for the period and up by 6.27% so far this year. With price target of $928.53 and a 68.13% rebound from 52-week low, Amazon.com, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products in North America and internationally. It operates through the North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) segments. The company sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors, as well as those offered by third-party sellers through retail Websites, such as amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.com.mx, amazon.com.au, amazon.com.br, amazon.cn, amazon.fr, amazon.de, amazon.in, amazon.it, amazon.co.jp, amazon.nl, amazon.es, and amazon.co.uk. It also manufactures and sells electronic devices, including kindle e-readers, fire tablets, fire TVs, and echo, as well as fire phones; and provides Kindle Direct Publishing, an online platform that allows independent authors and publishers to make their books available in the Kindle Store. In addition, the company offers programs that enable sellers to sell their products on its Websites, as well as their own branded Websites; and programs that allow authors, musicians, filmmakers, app developers, and others to publish and sell content. Further, it offers compute, storage, database, and other AWS services, as well as fulfillment, publishing, digital content subscriptions, advertising, and co-branded credit card agreements services. Additionally, the company offers Amazon Prime, an annual membership program, which provides free shipping of various items; access to unlimited streaming of movies and TV episodes; and other services. It serves consumers, sellers, developers, enterprises, and content creators. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI) had a light trading with around 3.44M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.11M. The stock traded between $22.17 and $22.5 before closing at the price of $22.22 with -1.07% change on the day. The Winston-Salem North Carolina 27105 based company is currently trading 3.83% above its 52 week low of $21.4 and -27.93% below its 52 week high of $31.36. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $32.08 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Hanesbrands Inc., a consumer goods company, designs, manufactures, sources, and sells various basic apparels for men, women, and children in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Innerwear, Activewear, Direct to Consumer, and International. It sells bras, panties, shapewears, hosiery, men’s underwear, children’s underwear, and socks; and other activewear, such as T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, performance T-shirts and shorts, sports bras, and thermals, as well as licensed logo apparel in collegiate bookstores and other channels. The company licenses its Champion name for footwear and sports accessories. It provides its products primarily under the Maidenform, Bali, Playtex, Hanes, JMS/Just My Size, Lilyette, Wonderbra, Donna Karan, DKNY, Champion, Polo Ralph Lauren, L’eggs, Hanes Beefy-T, Gear for Sports, Duofold, DIM, Nur Die/Nur Der, Lovable, Shock Absorber, Abanderado, Zorba, Rinbros, Kendall, Sol y Oro, Fila, Bellinda, Edoo, and Track N Field brand names. The company markets its products through retailers, wholesalers, and third party embellishers, as well as directly to consumers. As of January 2, 2016, it operated 252 outlet stores in the United States; and Websites under the Hanes, One Hanes Place, JMS/Just My Size, Champion, and Maidenform names. The company also sells its products in Europe, Asia, Latin America, Canada, Australia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. Hanesbrands Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM) saw its value decrease by -1.26% as the stock dropped $-0.2 to finish the day at a closing price of $15.69. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $9.17-$16.08 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $15.67 to $16.08 during the day, are up by 23.84% in the past three months and up by 45.39% over the past six months. It is currently trading 4.21% above its 20 day moving average and 7.95% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $15.25 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 62.3.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. provides asset management and other services in the United States and internationally. It also offers securitization transaction services. The company is based in New York, New York. Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NYSE:NSAM) operates independently of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. as of June 30, 2014.

 

Stocks Trending Alert: Fastenal Company (FAST), Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM), Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM)

Fastenal Company (FAST) saw its value decrease by -1.17% as the stock dropped $-0.55 to finish the day at a closing price of $46.62. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $35.1-$49.99 per share for the past year. The shares are up by 12.1% in the past three months and up by 5.82% over the past six months. It is currently trading -3.16% below its 20 day moving average and 3.24% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $44.56 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 49.18.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It offers fasteners, and other industrial and construction supplies primarily under the Fastenal name. The company’s fastener products include threaded fasteners, such as bolts, nuts, screws, studs, and related washers, which are used in manufactured products and building projects, as well as in the maintenance and repair of machines and structures. It also offers miscellaneous supplies and hardware, including various pins and machinery keys, concrete anchors, metal framing systems, wire ropes, strut products, rivets, and related accessories. The company serves the manufacturing market comprising original equipment manufacturers, maintenance, repair, and operations; and non-residential construction market, which include general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and road contractors. It also serves farmers, truckers, railroads, mining companies, schools, and retail trades; and oil exploration, production, and refinement companies, as well as federal, state, and local governmental entities. The company distributes its products through a network of approximately 2,600 company owned stores. Fastenal Company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Winona, Minnesota.

Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) shares were up in last trading by 0.42% to $26.07. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 6.67% over the past week and grew 2.52% in the past month. It is currently trading 2.03% above its 50 day moving average and -6.68% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -17.52% decrease in value from its one year high of $32.24. The RSI indicator value of 60.64, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Kimco Realty Corporation is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets across North America. It is primarily engaged in acquisitions, development, and management of neighborhood and community shopping centers. The firm also provides property management services relating to the management, leasing, operation, and maintenance of real estate properties. Kimco Realty Corporation was formed in 1966 and is based in New Hyde Park, New York with additional office all across North America.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM) traded within a range of $15.72 to $16.08 after opening the day at $15.93. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 6.3% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.88% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $15.86 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -1.12% below its 52 week high of $16.08 and 78.71% above its 12-month low of $9.17. The shares are up by over 23.63% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 66.97 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. provides asset management and other services in the United States and internationally. It also offers securitization transaction services. The company is based in New York, New York. Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NYSE:NSAM) operates independently of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. as of June 30, 2014.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM), Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), Team Health Holdings, Inc. (TMH)

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM) grew with the stock adding 6.3% or $0.94 to close at $15.86 on active trading volume of 6.51M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.18M. The New York New York 10022 based company has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 35.66% up for the period and up by 6.3% so far this year. With price target of $15.25 and a 78.71% rebound from 52-week low, Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. provides asset management and other services in the United States and internationally. It also offers securitization transaction services. The company is based in New York, New York. Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NYSE:NSAM) operates independently of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. as of June 30, 2014.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) dropped $-0.08 to close the day at a new closing price of $53.33, a -0.15% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 61.41% above its 52 week low of $34.88. A total of 6.5M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.55M. The stock, which fluctuated between $52.54 and $53.74 during the day, currently situated -14.78% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -13.14% in the past one month and down by -8.25% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $60.76 and RSI of 36.61, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

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

Team Health Holdings, Inc. (TMH) shares were down in last trading by 0% to $43.45. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.23% over the past week and grew 2.24% in the past month. It is currently trading 3.32% above its 50 day moving average and 6.86% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -12.22% decrease in value from its one year high of $49.5. The RSI indicator value of 63.89, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Team Health Holdings, Inc. provides outsourced healthcare professional staffing and administrative services to hospitals and other healthcare providers in the United States. It recruits and contracts with healthcare professionals who then provide professional services in third-party healthcare facilities. The company offers a range of services, including recruiting, scheduling, and credential coordination of clinical and non-clinical medical professionals; coding, billing, and collecting fees for services provided by medical professionals; administrative support services, such as payroll, professional liability insurance coverage, continuing medical education services, and management training; claims and risk management services; and standardized procedures and operational consulting, as well as provides experienced medical directors. It offers outsourced physician staffing and administrative services in emergency medicine; hospital medicine; anesthesiology; inpatient services; scribes; ambulatory care; pediatrics; post-acute care; and other healthcare services. The company also offers healthcare management physician-related services; and non-physician staffing services, such as para-professional providers, nursing, specialty technicians, and administrative staffing to military and government facilities. In addition, it provides medical call center services, such as physician after-hours call coverage, community nurse lines, emergency department advice calls, physician referral, class scheduling, appointment scheduling, and Web response. The company serves approximately 3,400 civilian and military hospitals, clinics, and physician groups in 47 states through healthcare professionals, such as physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, certified registered nurse anesthetists, and registered nurses. Team Health Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Yelp Inc. (YELP), Ciber, Inc. (CBR), Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM)

Yelp Inc. (YELP) retreated with the stock falling -1.42% or $-0.55 to close at $38.13 on active trading volume of 2.48M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.28M. The San Francisco California 94105 based company operating under the Internet Information Providers industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 32.4% up for the period and up by 32.4% so far this year. With price target of $41.31 and a 162.42% rebound from 52-week low, Yelp Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Yelp Inc. operates a platform that connects people with local businesses primarily in the United States. Its platform covers various local business categories, including restaurants, shopping, beauty and fitness, arts, entertainment and events, home and local services, health, nightlife, travel and hotel, auto, and others categories. The company provides free and paid business listing services to businesses of various sizes, as well as enables businesses to deliver targeted search advertising to large local audiences through its Website and mobile app. It also provides other services, including Yelp platform, which allows consumers to transact directly on Yelp; Yelp deals that allow local business owners to create promotional discounted deals for their products and services; and gift certificates products for local business owners to sell full-price gift certificates directly to customers. The company’s Yelp platform enables consumers to complete food delivery transactions, book spa and salon appointments, order flowers, make winery reservations, and others. It also serves customers in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the Philippines Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Ciber, Inc. (CBR) dropped $-0.06 to close the day at a new closing price of $0.63, a -8.43% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 0.29% above its 52 week low of $0.63. A total of 2.48M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 342.86K. The stock, which fluctuated between $0.6318 and $0.715 during the day, currently situated -82.3% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -23.88% in the past one month and down by -45.06% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $2.23 and RSI of 32.45, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Ciber, Inc. operates as an information technology (IT) service company worldwide. It operates as an independent software vendor or channel partner; and provides project management, application and technical consulting, and database administration for implementation projects and managed-services. The company also offers managed services; and enterprise application, IT strategy, and business process consultancy services, as well as project planning, systems implementation and integration, training and change management, and application management. Its application development and management/staffing services provide analysis, design, development, testing and quality assurance, implementation, and maintenance of its client’s business applications. In addition, the company offers staffing services covering software development lifecycle, as well as steady-state operations; and sells various IT hardware and software products. It serves Global 2000 blue-chip companies in industries, such as manufacturing, retail, education, healthcare and life sciences, energy and utilities, financial services, and the public sector. Ciber, Inc. was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM) shares were up in last trading by 0.2% to $14.92. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.63% over the past week and grew 1.08% in the past month. It is currently trading 3.97% above its 50 day moving average and 20.09% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.97% decrease in value from its one year high of $15.22. The RSI indicator value of 55.77, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. provides asset management and other services in the United States and internationally. It also offers securitization transaction services. The company is based in New York, New York. Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NYSE:NSAM) operates independently of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. as of June 30, 2014.

 

Investor’s Watch List: Ophthotech Corporation (OPHT), Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW), Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM)

Ophthotech Corporation (OPHT) had a active trading with around 2.75M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.99M. The stock traded at the price of $4.93 with 1.44% change on the day. The New York New York 10119 based company is currently trading 8.83% above its 52 week low of $4.53 and -93.84% below its 52 week high of $77. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 23.11 and $8 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Ophthotech Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, develops novel therapeutics to treat diseases of the back of the eye. Its principal product candidate, Fovista, an anti-platelet derived growth factor, is in Phase III clinical development for use in combination with anti-vascular endothelial growth factor drugs for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The company is also developing Zimura, an inhibitor of complement factor C5, for the treatment of dry AMD and wet AMD. Ophthotech Corporation was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 2.32% or $0.28 to close the day at $12.36 on light trading volume of 2.75M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.62M. The Birmingham Alabama 35242 based company has been outperforming the reit – healthcare facilities group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 13.62%, compared to the industry which has advanced 5.52% over the same period. With RSI of 51.11, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $14.05, making it a hold for now.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. It acquires, develops, and invests in healthcare facilities; and leases healthcare facilities to healthcare operating companies and healthcare providers. The company also provides mortgage loans to healthcare operators, as well as working capital and other term loans to its tenants/borrowers. As of February 24, 2011, its portfolio consisted of 58 properties, including 22 general acute care hospitals, 17 long-term acute care hospitals, 9 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, 2 medical office buildings, and 6 wellness centers, as well as 2 non-owned general acute care facilities. The company has elected to be taxed as a REIT under the Tax Code. As a REIT, it would not be subject to federal income tax purposes, provided that it distributes at least 90% of its REIT taxable income to its shareholders. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Birmingham, Alabama.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM) shares were up in last trading by 0.54% to $14.89. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.93% over the past week and grew 0.07% in the past month. It is currently trading 3.95% above its 50 day moving average and 20.03% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -2.17% decrease in value from its one year high of $15.22. The RSI indicator value of 54.82, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. provides asset management and other services in the United States and internationally. It also offers securitization transaction services. The company is based in New York, New York. Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NYSE:NSAM) operates independently of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. as of June 30, 2014.

 

Trader’s Round Up: Devon Energy Corporation (DVN), Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (SHO), Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM)

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) retreated with the stock falling -1.28% or $-0.6 to close at $46.24 on light trading volume of 2.37M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.49M. The Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73102 based company operating under the Independent Oil & Gas industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 45.6% up for the period and up by 46.7% so far this year. With price target of $51.04 and a 159.78% rebound from 52-week low, Devon Energy Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, primarily engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States and Canada. It operates approximately 19,000 wells. The company also offers midstream energy services, including gathering, transmission, processing, fractionation, and marketing to producers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, and condensate through its natural gas pipelines, plants, and treatment facilities. Devon Energy Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (SHO) dropped $-0.48 to close the day at a new closing price of $15.16, a -3.07% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 61.03% above its 52 week low of $9.53. A total of 2.37M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.33M. The stock, which fluctuated between $15 and $15.35 during the day, currently situated -5.55% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 6.09% in the past one month and up by 19.18% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $14.67 and RSI of 53.7, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust. The firm engages in the acquisition, ownership, asset management, renovation, and sale of luxury, upper upscale, and upscale full-service hotels in the United States. Its portfolio also includes mid-scale hotels. Sunstone Hotel Investors was founded in 1995 and is based in Aliso Viejo, California.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM) shares were down in last trading by -0.87% to $14.81. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.2% over the past week and fell -1.07% in the past month. It is currently trading 3.65% above its 50 day moving average and 19.57% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -2.69% decrease in value from its one year high of $15.22. The RSI indicator value of 53.41, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. provides asset management and other services in the United States and internationally. It also offers securitization transaction services. The company is based in New York, New York. Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NYSE:NSAM) operates independently of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. as of June 30, 2014.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: The Dow Chemical Company (DOW), LendingClub Corporation (LC), Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM)

The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) fell -0.54% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.32 to finish the day at $58.43 with about 3.07M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.87M. The $65.88B market cap company, which fluctuated between $58.04 and $58.45 during the day, currently situated 49.1% above its 52 week low of $40.26 and -1.52% away from its one year high of $59.33. The RSI of 66.39 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

LendingClub Corporation (LC) dropped $-0.05 to close the day at a new closing price of $5.21, a -0.95% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 51.45% above its 52 week low of $3.44. A total of 3.06M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 9.03M. The stock, which fluctuated between $5.21 and $5.37 during the day, currently situated -54.74% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -12.29% in the past one month and down by -14.73% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $6.53 and RSI of 46.26, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

LendingClub Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online marketplace that connects borrowers and investors in the United States. Its marketplace facilitates various types of loan products for consumers and small businesses, including unsecured personal loans, super prime consumer loans, unsecured education and patient finance loans, and unsecured small business loans. The company also offers investors an opportunity to invest in a range of loans based on term and credit characteristics. It serves investors, such as retail investors, high-net-worth individuals and family offices, banks and finance companies, insurance companies, hedge funds, foundations, pension plans, and university endowments. LendingClub Corporation was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM) had a active trading with around 3.06M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.12M. The stock traded between $14.7 and $15.12 before closing at the price of $15.02 with 2.32% change on the day. The New York New York 10022 based company is currently trading 69.25% above its 52 week low of $9.17 and -1.31% below its 52 week high of $15.22. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 56.31 and $15.25 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. provides asset management and other services in the United States and internationally. It also offers securitization transaction services. The company is based in New York, New York. Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NYSE:NSAM) operates independently of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. as of June 30, 2014.

 

Stocks on Trader’s Radar: Discover Financial Services (DFS), Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE), Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM)

Discover Financial Services (DFS) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.64% or $-0.47 to close the day at $72.42 on light trading volume of 2.05M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.84M. The Riverwoods Illinois 60015 based company has been outperforming the credit services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 35.06%, compared to the industry which has advanced 7.49% over the same period. With RSI of 68.74, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $72.13, making it a hold for now.

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

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE) fell 0% during last trading as the stock lost $0 to finish the day at $1.19 with about 2.04M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.02M. The $497.37M market cap company, which fluctuated between $1.17 and $1.21 during the day, currently situated 54.55% above its 52 week low of $0.77 and -79.66% away from its one year high of $5.61. The RSI of 51.28 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM) saw its value decrease by -2.33% as the stock dropped $-0.35 to finish the day at a closing price of $14.68. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $9.17-$15.22 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $14.6 to $15 during the day, are up by 19.14% in the past three months and up by 38.68% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.98% below its 20 day moving average and 3.69% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $15.25 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 50.18. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. provides asset management and other services in the United States and internationally. It also offers securitization transaction services. The company is based in New York, New York. Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NYSE:NSAM) operates independently of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. as of June 30, 2014.

 

Stocks Alert: MannKind Corp. (MNKD), Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM), VEREIT, Inc. (VER)

MannKind Corp. (MNKD) retreated with the stock falling -3.85% or $-0.02 to close at $0.53 on light trading volume of 4.08M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.21M. The Valencia California 91355 based company operating under the Biotechnology industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -74.43% down for the period and down by -63.32% so far this year. With price target of $0 and a 29.73% rebound from 52-week low, MannKind Corp. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

MannKind Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapeutic products for diabetes patients in the United States. Its approved product is AFREZZA, a rapid-acting, inhaled insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. MannKind Corporation has license and collaboration agreement with Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH for the development of AFREZZA. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Valencia, California.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM) gained $0.03 to close the day at a new closing price of $14.97, a 0.2% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 68.69% above its 52 week low of $9.17. A total of 4.08M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.14M. The stock, which fluctuated between $14.85 and $15 during the day, currently situated 0.2% above its 52 week high. The stock is up by 9.65% in the past one month and up by 25.01% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $15.25 and RSI of 71.01, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. provides asset management and other services in the United States and internationally. It also offers securitization transaction services. The company is based in New York, New York. Northstar Asset Management Group Inc. (NYSE:NSAM) operates independently of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. as of June 30, 2014.

VEREIT, Inc. (VER) shares were down in last trading by -0.71% to $8.35. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.09% over the past week and fell -9.14% in the past month. It is currently trading -10.98% below its 50 day moving average and -11.93% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -24.71% decrease in value from its one year high of $11.09. The RSI indicator value of 36.89, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

VEREIT, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. It owns and acquires single tenant, freestanding commercial real estate that is net leased on a medium-term basis, primarily to investment grade credit rated and other creditworthy tenants. The company principally invests in retail and office properties. It was formerly known as American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. VEREIT, Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.