Momentum Stocks: Target Corporation (TGT), Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

Target Corporation (TGT) retreated with the stock falling -5.77% or $-4.09 to close at $66.85 on light trading volume of 19.05M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.17M. The Minneapolis Minnesota 55403 based company operating under the Discount, Variety Stores industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -0.29% down for the period and down by -7.45% so far this year. With price target of $78 and a 3.88% rebound from 52-week low, Target Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Target Corporation operates as a general merchandise retailer. It offers household essentials, including pharmacy, beauty, personal care, baby care, cleaning, and paper products; music, movies, books, computer software, sporting goods, and toys, as well as electronics, such as video game hardware and software; and apparel for women, men, boys, girls, toddlers, infants, and newborns, as well as intimate apparel, jewelry, accessories, and shoes. The company also provides food and pet supplies comprising dry grocery, dairy, frozen food, beverages, candy, snacks, deli, bakery, meat, produce, and pet supplies; and home furnishings and décor, including furniture, lighting, kitchenware, small appliances, home décor, bed and bath, home improvement, and automotive products, as well as seasonal merchandise, such as patio furniture and holiday décor. In addition, it offers in-store amenities, including Target Café, Target Photo, Target Optical, Portrait Studio, Starbucks, and other food service offerings. Target Corporation sells products through its stores; and digital channels, including Target.com. As of January 30, 2016, the company operated 1,792 stores in the United States. Target Corporation was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) had a light trading with around 18.6M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 32.92M. The stock traded between $14.98 and $15.39 before closing at the price of $15.24 with 1.2% change on the day. The Phoenix Arizona 85004 based company is currently trading 332.95% above its 52 week low of $3.8 and -7.19% below its 52 week high of $16.42. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $13.67 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc., a natural resource company, acquires, explores, and develops mineral assets, and oil and natural gas resources. The company explores for copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt hydroxide, silver, and other metals, as well as oil and gas. It holds interests in various mines located in the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia; Morenci, Bagdad, Safford, Sierrita, Miami, Chino, Tyrone, Henderson, and Climax in North America; Cerro Verde and El Abra in South America; and the Tenke Fungurume minerals district in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa. The company’s oil and gas operations include oil production facilities in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico; oil production facilities onshore and offshore in California; onshore natural gas resources in the Haynesville shale in Louisiana; natural gas production from the Madden area in central Wyoming; and a position in the Inboard Lower Tertiary/Cretaceous natural gas trend onshore located in South Louisiana. As of December 31, 2015, its consolidated recoverable proven and probable mineral reserves included 99.5 billion pounds of copper, 27.1 million ounces of gold, 3.05 billion pounds of molybdenum, 271.2 million ounces of silver, and 0.87 billion pounds of cobalt; and its estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves totaled 252 million barrels of oil equivalents. The company was formerly known as Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. and changed its name to Freeport-McMoRan Inc. in July 2014. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) saw its value increase by 1.82% as the stock gained $1.84 to finish the day at a closing price of $102.95. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $24.75-$119.93 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $99.11 to $103.23 during the day, are up by 57.15% in the past three months and up by 93% over the past six months. It is currently trading -2.55% below its 20 day moving average and 8.74% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $99 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 51.02.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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.

 

Trader Alert: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) retreated with the stock falling -2.24% or $-2.32 to close at $101.11 on light trading volume of 14.5M compared its three months average trading volume of 16.77M. The Santa Clara California 95050 based company operating under the Semiconductor – Specialized industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 276.55% up for the period and down by -5.27% so far this year. With price target of $99 and a 312.45% rebound from 52-week low, NVIDIA Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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.

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) dropped $-1.26 to close the day at a new closing price of $26.03, a -4.62% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 93.23% above its 52 week low of $13.84. A total of 14.32M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.56M. The stock, currently situated -6.16% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -2.78% in the past one month and up by 32.13% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $27.07 and RSI of 41.77, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Fifth Third Bancorp operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. The Commercial Banking segment offers credit intermediation, cash management, and financial services; lending and depository products; and foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, public finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance for business, government, and professional customers. The Branch Banking segment provides deposit and loan products to individuals and small businesses. This segment offers checking and savings accounts, home equity loans and lines of credit, credit cards, and loans for automobiles and personal financing needs. The Consumer Lending segment engages in direct lending activities that include origination, retention, and servicing of residential mortgage and home equity loans or lines of credit; and indirect lending activities, including loans to consumers through correspondent lenders and automobile dealers. The Investment Advisors segment provides various investment alternatives for individuals, companies, and not-for-profit organizations. It offers retail brokerage services to individual clients; and broker dealer services to the institutional marketplace. This segment also provides asset management services; holistic strategies to affluent clients in wealth planning, investing, insurance, and wealth protection; and advisory services for institutional clients comprising states and municipalities. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,254 full-service banking centers, including 95 Bank Mart locations, as well as 2,593 automated teller machines in 12 states throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Fifth Third Bancorp was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) shares were up in last trading by 0.58% to $22.55. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 4.21% over the past week and grew 8.31% in the past month. It is currently trading 6.06% above its 50 day moving average and 12.86% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -2.89% decrease in value from its one year high of $23.36. The RSI indicator value of 66.15, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas facilities. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 for use in enhanced oil recovery projects; and owns interests in oil-producing fields, gas processing plants, and crude oil pipelines in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. The Terminals segment owns and operates liquids and bulk terminals that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, and condensate, as well as bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, cement, alumina, salt, and other bulk chemicals; and owns and operates tankers. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment owns and operates Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington; and jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver (Canada) International Airport. The Other segment includes various physical natural gas contracts with power plants. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns interests in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company was formerly known as Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC and changed its name to Kinder Morgan, Inc. in February 2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Investor’s Alert: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY)

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.01% or $-0.01 to close the day at $103.43 on lower than average trading volume of 11.44M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 16.77M. The Santa Clara California 95050 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor – specialized companies by 58.2375% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -3.1% YTD, versus the semiconductor – specialized industry which is down -0.73% for the same period. The RSI of 53.26 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.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) had a light trading with around 11.35M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 20.91M. The stock traded between $17.23 and $17.66 before closing at the price of $17.25 with -0.75% change on the day. The San Francisco California 94103 based company is currently trading 25.64% above its 52 week low of $13.73 and -31.68% below its 52 week high of $25.25. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 44.35 and $16.64 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY) traded within a range of $10.17 to $11.22 after opening the day at $10.17. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 23.66% so far this year. The stock was up close to 7.52% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $10.87 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 7.09% above its 52 week high of $11.22 and 356.72% above its 12-month low of $2.38. The shares are up by over 59.85% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 76.26 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

Array BioPharma Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of small molecule drugs to treat patients with cancer in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company’s drugs in Phase III clinical trials include Binimetinib, Encorafenib, and Selumetinib for the treatment of cancer, as well as ASC08/Danoprevir, a protease inhibitor for hepatitis C virus. Its drug candidates in Phase II clinical trials comprise Filanesib, a kinesin spindle protein inhibitor for multiple myeloma; ARRY-797, a p38 inhibitor for Lamin A/C-related dilated cardiomyopathy; ASLAN001/Varlitinib, a pan-HER2 inhibitor for gastric or breast cancer; Ipatasertib/GDC-0068, an AKT inhibitor for cancer; Motolimod/VTX-2337, a toll-like receptor for cancer; Prexasertib/LY2606368, a chk-1 inhibitor for cancer; LOXO-101, a PanTrk inhibitor for cancer; and ONT-380/ARRY-380, an HER2 inhibitor for breast cancer. The company’s Phase I drugs include GDC-0994, an ERK inhibitor for cancer; and ARRY-382, a CSF1R inhibitor for cancer, as well as Phase Ib drug candidate comprises GDC-0575, a chk-1 inhibitor for cancer. Array BioPharma Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.

 

Worth Watching Stocks: Regions Financial Corporation (RF), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL)

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) saw its value decrease by -0.62% as the stock dropped $-0.09 to finish the day at a closing price of $14.43. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $7-$14.73 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $14.16 to $14.47 during the day, are up by 41.56% in the past three months and up by 60.71% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.09% below its 20 day moving average and 7.51% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $14.48 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 56.39.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Regions Financial Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides banking and bank-related services to individual and corporate customers in the United States. Its Corporate Bank segment offers commercial banking services, such as commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, and investor real estate lending, as well as equipment lease financing services. This segment serves corporate, middle market, small business, and commercial real estate developers and investors. The company’s Consumer Bank segment provides consumer banking products and services related to residential first mortgages, home equity lines and loans, small business loans, indirect loans, consumer credit cards, and other consumer loans, as well as the corresponding deposit relationships. Its Wealth Management segment offers wealth management products and services, including credit related products, trust and investment management, asset management, retirement and savings solutions, estate planning, and personal and commercial insurance products to individuals, businesses, governmental institutions, and non-profit entities. The company also provides insurance coverage for various lines of personal and commercial insurance, such as property, vehicle, casualty, life, health, and accident insurance, as well as commercial crop, life, and environmental insurance; and commercial equipment financing products, as well as offers securities, insurance, and advisory services through financial consultants. In addition, it offers securities brokerage, merger and acquisition advisory, trust, and other specialty financing services. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,627 banking offices and 1,962 ATMs in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Regions Financial Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) shares were down in last trading by -1.64% to $103.44. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.67% over the past week and grew 15.46% in the past month. It is currently trading 11.59% above its 50 day moving average and 66.01% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -13.75% decrease in value from its one year high of $119.93. The RSI indicator value of 52.37, lead us to believe that it is a 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.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) traded within a range of $12.42 to $13.08 after opening the day at $13.03. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 3.49% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.58% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $12.44 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -13.85% below its 52 week high of $14.44 and 271.34% above its 12-month low of $3.35. The shares are up by over 38.07% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 57.12 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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

 

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.

 

3 Notable Runners: Wells Fargo (WFC), NVIDIA (NVDA), VCA (WOOF)

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 4.05% or $4.18 to close the day at $107.28 on higher than average trading volume of 22.87M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 16.12M. The Santa Clara California 95050 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor – specialized companies by 60.4479% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 0.51% YTD, versus the semiconductor – specialized industry which is up 0.96% for the same period. The RSI of 60.2 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.

VCA Inc. (WOOF) had a light trading with around 22.26M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 870.62K. The stock traded at the price of $90.79 with 28.29% change on the day. The Los Angeles California 90064 based company is currently trading 106.34% above its 52 week low of $44 and 23.21% above its 52 week high of $73.69. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 93.97 and $74.7 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

VCA Inc. operates as an animal healthcare company in the United States and Canada. It operates in two segments, Animal Hospital and Laboratory. The Animal Hospital segment offers general medical and surgical services for companion animals, as well as specialized treatments comprising diagnostic, internal medicine, oncology, neurology, endocrinology, ophthalmology, dermatology, and cardiology services; and sells related retail and pharmaceutical products. It also provides specialty pet products, including pet food, vitamins, therapeutic shampoos and conditioners, flea collars and sprays, and other accessory products; and additional services, such as grooming, bathing, and boarding services. In addition, this segment performs various pet wellness programs, such as health examinations, diagnostic testing, routine vaccinations, spaying, neutering, and dental care. As of December 31, 2015, it operated or managed 682 animal hospitals. The Laboratory segment offers testing and consulting services used by veterinarians in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, monitoring, treatment, and prevention of diseases and other conditions affecting animals. This segment serves animal hospitals, animal practices, universities, and other government organizations. It operated a network of 60 laboratories. VCA Inc. also sells digital radiography and ultrasound imaging equipment, related computer hardware, software, and ancillary services to the veterinary market, as well as provides education and training, consulting, and mobile imaging services; and franchises pet services, including dog day care, overnight boarding, grooming, and other ancillary services at pet care facilities. The company was formerly known as VCA Antech, Inc. and changed its name to VCA Inc. in June 2014. VCA Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) traded within a range of $54.18 to $54.81 after opening the day at $54.68. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -1.58% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.45% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $54.24 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -6.51% below its 52 week high of $58.02 and 25.58% above its 12-month low of $43.55. The shares are up by over 20.65% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 50.78 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Wells Fargo & Company provides retail, commercial, and corporate banking services to individuals, businesses, and institutions. Its Community Banking segment offers checking, savings, market rate, individual retirement, and health savings accounts, as well as time deposits and remittances; and lines of credit, auto floor plan lines, equity lines and loans, equipment and transportation loans, education and residential mortgage loans, and debit and credit cards. This segment also provides equipment leases, real estate and other commercial financing, small business administration financing, venture capital financing, cash management, payroll services, retirement plans, and merchant payment processing and private label financing solutions, as well as purchases retail installment contracts. Its Wholesale Banking segment offers commercial loans and lines of credit, letters of credit, asset-based lending, equipment leasing, international trade facilities, trade financing, collection, foreign exchange, treasury management, investment management, institutional fixed-income sales, interest rate, commodity and equity risk management, insurance, corporate trust fiduciary and agency, and investment banking services, as well as online/electronic products. This segment also provides construction, and land acquisition and development loans; secured and unsecured lines of credit; interim financing arrangements; rehabilitation loans; affordable housing loans and letters of credit; loans for securitization; commercial real estate loan servicing; and real estate and mortgage brokerage services. The company’s Wealth, Brokerage and Retirement segment offers financial advisory, wealth management, brokerage, retirement, trust, and reinsurance services. As of February 25, 2015, it operated through approximately 8,700 locations and 12,500 ATMs & offices in 36 countries. Wells Fargo & Company was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

 

Stocks in Review: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC)

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) traded within a range of $101.2 to $104.25 after opening the day at $102.85. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -3.41% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.34% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $103.1 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -14.03% below its 52 week high of $119.93 and 320.57% above its 12-month low of $24.75. The shares are up by over 53.33% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 55.71 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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.

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.87% or $0.54 to close the day at $62.84 on light trading volume of 19.9M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 27.59M. The Redmond Washington 98052 based company has been outperforming the business software & services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 23.76%, compared to the industry which has advanced 22.83% over the same period. With RSI of 56.53, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $65.36, making it a hold for now.

Microsoft Corporation, a technology company, develops, licenses, and supports software products, services, and devices worldwide. The company’s Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office 365 commercial products and services for businesses, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype, as well as related Client Access Licenses (CALs); Office 365 consumer services, such as Skype, Outlook.com, and OneDrive; Dynamics business solutions, such as financial management, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications for small and mid-size businesses, large organizations, and divisions of enterprises; and LinkedIn online professional network. Its Intelligent Cloud segment licenses server products and cloud services, such as SQL Server, Windows Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related CALs, as well as Azure, a cloud platform with computing, networking, storage, database, and management services; and enterprise services, such as Premier Support and Microsoft Consulting that assist in developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft server and desktop solutions, as well as provide training and certification to developers and IT professionals on Microsoft products. The company’s More Personal Computing segment comprises Windows OEM, volume, and other non-volume licensing of the Windows operating system, as well as patent licensing, Windows Embedded, MSN display advertising, and Windows Phone licensing system; devices, including Microsoft Surface, phones, and PC accessories; and search advertising, including Bing and Bing Ads. This segment also provides gaming platforms, including Xbox hardware, Xbox Live, video games, and third-party video games. The company markets and distributes its products through original equipment manufacturers (OEM), distributors, and resellers, as well as through online and Microsoft retail stores. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.

Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) dropped $-0.14 to close the day at a new closing price of $55.04, a -0.25% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 27.44% above its 52 week low of $43.55. A total of 18.71M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 26.92M. The stock, which fluctuated between $54.7 and $55.57 during the day, currently situated -5.14% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -0.92% in the past one month and up by 22.84% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $55.8 and RSI of 56.27, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Wells Fargo & Company provides retail, commercial, and corporate banking services to individuals, businesses, and institutions. Its Community Banking segment offers checking, savings, market rate, individual retirement, and health savings accounts, as well as time deposits and remittances; and lines of credit, auto floor plan lines, equity lines and loans, equipment and transportation loans, education and residential mortgage loans, and debit and credit cards. This segment also provides equipment leases, real estate and other commercial financing, small business administration financing, venture capital financing, cash management, payroll services, retirement plans, and merchant payment processing and private label financing solutions, as well as purchases retail installment contracts. Its Wholesale Banking segment offers commercial loans and lines of credit, letters of credit, asset-based lending, equipment leasing, international trade facilities, trade financing, collection, foreign exchange, treasury management, investment management, institutional fixed-income sales, interest rate, commodity and equity risk management, insurance, corporate trust fiduciary and agency, and investment banking services, as well as online/electronic products. This segment also provides construction, and land acquisition and development loans; secured and unsecured lines of credit; interim financing arrangements; rehabilitation loans; affordable housing loans and letters of credit; loans for securitization; commercial real estate loan servicing; and real estate and mortgage brokerage services. The company’s Wealth, Brokerage and Retirement segment offers financial advisory, wealth management, brokerage, retirement, trust, and reinsurance services. As of February 25, 2015, it operated through approximately 8,700 locations and 12,500 ATMs & offices in 36 countries. Wells Fargo & Company was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

 

3 Notable Runners: General Electric Company (GE), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

General Electric Company (GE) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.57% or $-0.18 to close the day at $31.52 on lower than average trading volume of 25.5M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 32.52M. The Boston Massachusetts 02210 based company has been outperforming the diversified machinery companies by 6.8027% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -0.25% YTD, versus the diversified machinery industry which is up 0.46% for the same period. The RSI of 55.56 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

General Electric Company (GE) operates as an infrastructure and financial services company worldwide. Its Power segment offers gas and steam power systems; maintenance, service, and upgrade solutions; distributed power gas engines; water treatment, wastewater treatment, and process system solutions; and nuclear reactors, fuels, and support services. The company’s Renewable Energy segment offers wind turbine platforms, and hardware and software; offshore wind turbines; and solutions, products, and services to hydropower industry. Its Oil and Gas segment offers turbomachinery solutions; surface and subsea drilling and production systems, and equipment for floating production platforms; measurement and control products; and compressors, pumps, valves, and natural gas solutions. The company’s Energy Management segment offers industrial and grid solutions, and power conversion systems. Its Aviation segment designs and produces commercial and military aircraft engines, integrated digital components, electric power, and mechanical aircraft systems; and offers aftermarket services. The company’s Healthcare segment offers diagnostic imaging and clinical systems; products for drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing, and cellular technologies; and healthcare information technology products. Its Transportation segment offers freight and passenger locomotives, parts, wreck repair, software-enabled solutions, mining equipment and services, marine diesel engines, and stationary power diesel engines and motors, as well as overhaul, repair, and upgrade services. GE’s Appliances & Lighting segment sells and services home appliances; and manufactures, sources, and sells lighting solutions. Its Capital segment offers commercial lending and leasing, factoring, energy financial, and aircraft financing and leasing services. GE also designs powder bed-based laser additive manufacturing machines. The company was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) had a light trading with around 24.85M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 27.47M. The stock traded between $62.03 and $62.66 before closing at the price of $62.3 with 0% change on the day. The Redmond Washington 98052 based company is currently trading 32.83% above its 52 week low of $48.03 and -2.81% below its 52 week high of $64.1. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 53.86 and $65.36 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Microsoft Corporation, a technology company, develops, licenses, and supports software products, services, and devices worldwide. The company’s Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office 365 commercial products and services for businesses, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype, as well as related Client Access Licenses (CALs); Office 365 consumer services, such as Skype, Outlook.com, and OneDrive; Dynamics business solutions, such as financial management, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications for small and mid-size businesses, large organizations, and divisions of enterprises; and LinkedIn online professional network. Its Intelligent Cloud segment licenses server products and cloud services, such as SQL Server, Windows Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related CALs, as well as Azure, a cloud platform with computing, networking, storage, database, and management services; and enterprise services, such as Premier Support and Microsoft Consulting that assist in developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft server and desktop solutions, as well as provide training and certification to developers and IT professionals on Microsoft products. The company’s More Personal Computing segment comprises Windows OEM, volume, and other non-volume licensing of the Windows operating system, as well as patent licensing, Windows Embedded, MSN display advertising, and Windows Phone licensing system; devices, including Microsoft Surface, phones, and PC accessories; and search advertising, including Bing and Bing Ads. This segment also provides gaming platforms, including Xbox hardware, Xbox Live, video games, and third-party video games. The company markets and distributes its products through original equipment manufacturers (OEM), distributors, and resellers, as well as through online and Microsoft retail stores. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) traded within a range of $101.05 to $105.82 after opening the day at $104.53. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -4.68% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.54% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $101.74 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -15.17% below its 52 week high of $119.93 and 315.02% above its 12-month low of $24.75. The shares are up by over 49.34% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 54.52 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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. NVIDIA Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Xerox Corporation (XRX), Sprint Corporation (S), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

Xerox Corporation (XRX) saw its value increase by 3.77% as the stock gained $0.26 to finish the day at a closing price of $7.15. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $6.46-$11.39 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $6.95 to $7.2 during the day, are up by 11.25% in the past three months and up by 18.38% over the past six months. It is currently trading 18.39% above its 20 day moving average and 16.54% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $10.89 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 77.35.The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

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

Sprint Corporation (S) shares were up in last trading by 2.69% to $8.79. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.15% over the past week and grew 10.15% in the past month. It is currently trading 15.5% above its 50 day moving average and 57.26% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -2.12% decrease in value from its one year high of $8.98. The RSI indicator value of 65.43, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Sprint Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various wireless and wireline communications products and services to consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company operates in two segments, Wireless and Wireline. The Wireless segment offers wireless data communication services, including mobile productivity applications, such as Internet access, messaging, and email services; wireless photo and video offerings; location-based capabilities comprising asset and fleet management, dispatch services, and navigation tools; and mobile entertainment applications. It also provides wireless voice communications services that include local and long-distance wireless voice services, as well as voicemail, call waiting, three-way calling, caller identification, directory assistance, and call forwarding services. In addition, this segment offers voice and data services internationally through roaming arrangements; and customized wireless services to large companies and government agencies, as well as sells wireless devices, broadband devices, connected devices, and accessories to agents and other third-party distributors. The Wireline segment provides wireline voice and data communications, including domestic and international data communications using various protocols, such as multiprotocol label switching technologies, Internet protocol (IP), managed network services, Voice over IP, session initiated protocol, and traditional voice services to other communications companies, and targeted business and consumer subscribers, as well as for cable multiple system operators. Sprint Corporation offers its services under the Sprint, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, and Assurance Wireless brands. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. Sprint Corporation is a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp.

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) traded within a range of $101.53 to $105.5 after opening the day at $103.4. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -2.2% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.33% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $104.39 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -12.96% below its 52 week high of $119.93 and 325.83% above its 12-month low of $24.75. The shares are up by over 53.07% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 57.73 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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. NVIDIA Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: American Capital, Ltd. (ACAS), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR)

American Capital, Ltd. (ACAS) saw its value increase by 0.39% as the stock gained $0.07 to finish the day at a closing price of $17.99. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $12.14-$18.05 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $17.84 to $18.05 during the day, are up by 5.89% in the past three months and up by 12.93% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.43% above its 20 day moving average and 4.09% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $17.5 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 71.25.The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

American Capital, Ltd. is a business development company specializing in management and employee buyouts, subordinated debt, leveraged finance, mezzanine, acquisition, recapitalization, middle market, early venture, mature, industry consolidation, and growth capital investments. The firm seeks to invest in senior debt mezzanine, unitranche, and equity financing for buyouts of private equity firms and direct in private and public companies. It also invests in special situations and in government. In special situations, the firm invests in troubled situations and in distressed situations. The firm also considers smaller investments as add-on acquisitions for existing portfolio companies. In this area, it invests in acquisitions of true turnarounds, 363 auctions, portfolio add-on acquisitions, operationally challenged companies; financings in exit, ABL loans, second lien refinance, and direct lending to distressed companies. The firm invests in manufacturing, services, and distribution companies with a special focus on energy sector. The firm also invests in infrastructure and structured products. The firm also invests in business services, consumer products and services, industrial, healthcare and food companies. The firm prefers to invest in Information Technology focusing on Custom information technology solutions, Technology and software enabling headcount reduction, and Technology and software enabling cost reductions in conducting transactions with or within government. The firm also invests in digital media and entertainment, internet and consumer related, communications, mobile and wireless, security and data center infrastructure, software and services, semiconductor, and other innovative technologies. The firm also invests in a variety of industry sectors, including life science services, medical device, medical tools and equipment, and healthcare services, among others. In energy production sector, the firm invests in lower risk oil and gas exploration, production and development; natural gas liquids; coal mining and coal-fired generation; uranium mining and nuclear-fired generation; wind-powered generation; and solar-powered generation. In energy transmission sector, the firm invests in oil and gas pipelines; LNG tankers and regasification facilities; and power transmission. In energy distribution sector, it targets propane distribution; gas distribution; electricity distribution. In energy services sector, the firm invests in oil and gas services and utility services. The firm also targets investments in companies that provide services or products to federal, state or local governments. It seeks to invest in human resources/benefit administration, outsourcing, transaction processing, engineering and construction, logistics, original equipment manufacturers – homeland security and component, aftermarket parts and supplies, and technology. It also invests in real estate and insurance. It invests as lead or participative investor and also makes equity co-investments. The firm seeks to invest globally focusing on Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, Mid-Atlantic, New England, North East Unites States, Canada, Central America & Mexico, and Caribbean. The firm and its affiliates invest between $10 million to $750 million per company in North America and €10 ($13.34 million) to €400 million ($533.99 million) per company in Europe. The firm’s investment range is between $5 million and $25 million and higher depending on the opportunity. The firm targets new investments with at least $10 million in EBITDA and enterprise values of typical transaction from $20 million and $500 million. The firm invests senior debt, subordinated debt and equity allows us to provide one-stop financing up to $500 million. The firm also has the resources to deploy over $100 million into high growth later stage companies. In special situations group, the firm invests between $20 million and $750 million per transaction in a variety of investments, including: buyouts operational turnarounds, corporate orphans and carve-outs, complex management buyouts, financings dip financings, exit financings, and mezzanine financings for sponsored buyouts. In buyouts, the firm invests in companies having Enterprise Value of up to $1600 million. In federal, state and local government, the firm invests between $10 million and $500 million in a single transaction. The firm prefers to be a majority or minority investor and makes direct minority investments of subordinated debt, senior debt and equity in middle market private and public companies. The firm prefers to take minority ownership position of up to 49%. American Capital, Ltd., formerly known as American Capital Strategies, Ltd., was founded in 1986 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland with additional offices in United States, Europe, Africa, and Asia.

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) shares were down in last trading by -4.43% to $102.01. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -7.08% over the past week and grew 16.4% in the past month. It is currently trading 16.05% above its 50 day moving average and 70.42% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -14.94% decrease in value from its one year high of $119.93. The RSI indicator value of 54.92, lead us to believe that it is a 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. NVIDIA Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) traded within a range of $3.39 to $3.6 after opening the day at $3.4. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 5.92% so far this year. The stock was up close to 5.92% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $3.58 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -32.94% below its 52 week high of $5.85 and 19.07% above its 12-month low of $3.1. The shares are down by over -10.84% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 58.41 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Frontier Communications Corporation provides regulated and unregulated voice, data, and video services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in the United States. The company offers residential services, such as fiber-to-the-home and fiber-to-the-node broadband, as well as traditional copper-based broadband products; and commercial services, including Ethernet, dedicated Internet, multiprotocol label switching, time division multiplexing, data transport services, and optical transport services. It also provides Frontier Secure suite of products for computer security, cloud backup and sharing, identity protection, equipment insurance, and technical support; unified messaging services comprising call forwarding, conference calling, caller identification, voicemail, and call waiting services; long distance network services; and packages of communications services. In addition, the company offers switched access services that facilitate other carriers to use the company’s facilities to originate and terminate their local and long distance voice traffic; satellite TV video services; and a range of third-party communications equipment to small, medium, and enterprise business customers. As of December 31, 2015, it had approximately 3,124,200 residential customers; approximately 289,200 business customers; and 2,462,100 broadband subscribers. The company also operates a retail store in Southern California. The company was formerly known as Citizens Communications Company and changed its name to Frontier Communications Corporation in July 2008. Frontier Communications Corporation was founded in 1927 and is based in Norwalk, Connecticut.