Trader’s Buzzers: National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV), Cimarex Energy Co. (XEC), Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA)

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) traded within a range of $40.06 to $40.8 after opening the day at $40.56. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 7.48% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.45% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $40.24 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -7.77% below its 52 week high of $43.63 and 51.57% above its 12-month low of $26.56. The shares are up by over 11.82% 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.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling, completion, and production operations; and provides oilfield services to the upstream oil and gas industry worldwide. It operates through four segments: Rig Systems, Rig Aftermarket, Wellbore Technologies, and Completion & Production Solutions. The Rig Systems segment offers land rigs; offshore drilling equipment packages; and drilling rig components. This segment provides substructures, derricks, and masts; cranes; pipe lifting, racking, rotating, and assembly systems; fluid transfer technologies, such as mud pumps; pressure control equipment; power transmission systems; and rig instrumentation and control systems. The Rig Aftermarket segment offers spare parts; and repair and rental services, as well as technical support, field and first well support, field engineering, and customer training services. The Wellbore Technologies segment designs, manufactures, rents, and sells various equipment and technologies. This segment also provides solids control and waste management equipment and services, drilling fluids, power generation equipment, drill and wired pipes, instruments, measuring and monitoring equipment, downhole and fishing tools, hole openers, and drill bits, as well as drilling optimization and automation, tubular inspection, repair and coating, and rope access inspection services. The Completion and Production Solutions segment offers pressure pumping trucks and pumps, blenders, sanders, hydration units, injection units, flowlines, manifolds, and wellheads; well intervention tools; offshore production comprising composite pipes, process equipment, floating production systems, and subsea production technologies; and onshore production, including surface transfer and progressive cavity pumps, reciprocating pumps, pressure vessels, and artificial lift systems. The company was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Cimarex Energy Co. (XEC) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.97% or $-1.3 to close the day at $133.06 on light trading volume of 2.63M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 939.80K. The Denver Colorado 80203 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 61.51%, compared to the industry which has advanced 46% over the same period. With RSI of 46.52, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $157.24, making it a hold for now.

Cimarex Energy Co. operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company primarily in Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico. As of December 31, 2015, it had a total proved oil and gas reserves of 2.9 trillion cubic feet equivalent (Tcfe) consisting of 1.5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, 0.65 Tcfe of oil, and 0.75 Tcfe of natural gas liquids principally located in the Mid-Continent and Permian Basin regions. The company also owned interests in 3,153 net productive oil and gas wells. Cimarex Energy Co. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) dropped $-0.58 to close the day at a new closing price of $31.33, a -1.82% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 96.03% above its 52 week low of $18.5. A total of 2.62M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.55M. The stock, which fluctuated between $31.27 and $32.23 during the day, currently situated -6.12% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.78% in the past one month and up by 2.22% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $33.93 and RSI of 48.42, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., through with its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation, storage, terminalling, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), natural gas, and refined products in the United States and Canada. Its Transportation segment transports crude oil and NGL through pipelines, gathering systems, trucks, and barges. As of December 31, 2015, this segment owned and leased 18,100 miles of active crude oil and NGL pipelines and gathering systems; 30 million barrels of active and above-ground tank capacity; 830 trailers; 142 transport and storage barges; and 64 transport tugs. The company’s Facilities segment provides storage, terminalling, and throughput services for crude oil, refined products, NGL, and natural gas; and NGL fractionation and isomerization, and natural gas and condensate processing services. As of December 31, 2015, it owned and operated approximately 80 million barrels of crude oil and refined products storage capacity; 25 million barrels of NGL storage capacity; 97 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage working capacity; 31 billion cubic feet of base gas; 10 natural gas processing plants; 1 condensate processing facility; 7 fractionation plants; 28 crude oil and NGL rail terminals; 6 marine facilities; and 1,100 miles of active pipelines. Its Supply and Logistics segment purchases crude oil at the wellhead, pipeline, terminal, and rail facilities; purchases cargos at load port and various locations in transit; stores inventory, and NGL and natural gas; purchases NGL; resells or exchanges crude oil and NGL; transports crude oil and NGL on trucks, barges, railcars, pipelines, and ocean-going vessels; and purchases and sells natural gas. As of December 31, 2015, it owned 13 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 5 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 990 trucks and 1,100 trailers; and 10,100 crude oil and NGL railcars. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

3 Notable Runners: Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (ZBH), Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA), Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR)

Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (ZBH) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.48% or $-0.57 to close the day at $117.18 on lower than average trading volume of 1.13M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.62M. The Warsaw Indiana 46581 based company has been outperforming the medical appliances & equipment companies by 19.7451% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 13.55% YTD, versus the medical appliances & equipment industry which is up 8.41% for the same period. The RSI of 60.35 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides musculoskeletal healthcare products and solutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates through four segments: Americas Spine, Bone Healing, Craniomaxillofacial and Thoracic (CMF), and Dental. It designs, manufactures, and markets orthopaedic reconstructive products, such as knee and hip reconstructive products; S.E.T. products, including surgical, sports medicine, biologics, foot and ankle, extremities, and trauma products; dental products that include dental reconstructive implants, and dental prosthetic and regenerative products; and spine products comprising medical devices and surgical instruments. The company also offers face and skull reconstruction products, as well as products that fixate and stabilize the bones of the chest to facilitate healing or reconstruction after open heart surgery, trauma, or for deformities of the chest. In addition, it provides bone cement and bone healing products. The company’s products and solutions are used to treat patients suffering from disorders of, or injuries to, bones, joints, or supporting soft tissues. It serves orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, oral surgeons, dentists, hospitals, stocking distributors, healthcare dealers, and other specialists, as well as agents, healthcare purchasing organizations, or buying groups. The company was formerly known as Zimmer Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. in June 2015. Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) had a light trading with around 2.47M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.54M. The stock traded between $30.76 and $31.44 before closing at the price of $31.42 with 1.49% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77002 based company is currently trading 96.59% above its 52 week low of $18.5 and -5.85% below its 52 week high of $33.95. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 50.03 and $33.93 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., through with its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation, storage, terminalling, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), natural gas, and refined products in the United States and Canada. Its Transportation segment transports crude oil and NGL through pipelines, gathering systems, trucks, and barges. As of December 31, 2015, this segment owned and leased 18,100 miles of active crude oil and NGL pipelines and gathering systems; 30 million barrels of active and above-ground tank capacity; 830 trailers; 142 transport and storage barges; and 64 transport tugs. The company’s Facilities segment provides storage, terminalling, and throughput services for crude oil, refined products, NGL, and natural gas; and NGL fractionation and isomerization, and natural gas and condensate processing services. As of December 31, 2015, it owned and operated approximately 80 million barrels of crude oil and refined products storage capacity; 25 million barrels of NGL storage capacity; 97 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage working capacity; 31 billion cubic feet of base gas; 10 natural gas processing plants; 1 condensate processing facility; 7 fractionation plants; 28 crude oil and NGL rail terminals; 6 marine facilities; and 1,100 miles of active pipelines. Its Supply and Logistics segment purchases crude oil at the wellhead, pipeline, terminal, and rail facilities; purchases cargos at load port and various locations in transit; stores inventory, and NGL and natural gas; purchases NGL; resells or exchanges crude oil and NGL; transports crude oil and NGL on trucks, barges, railcars, pipelines, and ocean-going vessels; and purchases and sells natural gas. As of December 31, 2015, it owned 13 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 5 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 990 trucks and 1,100 trailers; and 10,100 crude oil and NGL railcars. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) traded within a range of $105 to $107.2 after opening the day at $107.2. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 7.16% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.81% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $105.3 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -5.26% below its 52 week high of $113.21 and 42.09% above its 12-month low of $76.93. The shares are up by over 20.86% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 52.03 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Digital Realty Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), through its controlling interest in Digital Realty Trust, L.P., engages in the ownership, acquisition, development, redevelopment, and management of technology-related real estate. It focuses on strategically located properties containing applications and operations critical to the day-to-day operations of technology industry tenants and corporate enterprise datacenter users, including the information technology departments of Fortune 1000 companies, and financial services companies. The company’s property portfolio consists of Internet gateway properties, corporate datacenter properties, technology manufacturing properties, and regional or national offices of technology companies. As of December 31, 2008, Digital Realty’s portfolio consisted of 75 properties, including 62 located in North America and 13 located in Europe. Digital Realty Trust has elected to be treated as a REIT for federal income tax purposes and would not be subject to income tax, if it distributes at least 90% of its REIT taxable income to its stockholders. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California with additional offices in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Northern Virginia, and Phoenix, as well as in Dublin, London, and Paris.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA), ONEOK, Inc. (OKE), Apache Corporation (APA)

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) had a active trading with around 2.73M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.52M. The stock traded between $30.77 and $31.75 before closing at the price of $31.27 with 0.03% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77002 based company is currently trading 125.93% above its 52 week low of $17.46 and -6.3% below its 52 week high of $33.95. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 47.04 and $33.93 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., through with its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation, storage, terminalling, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), natural gas, and refined products in the United States and Canada. Its Transportation segment transports crude oil and NGL through pipelines, gathering systems, trucks, and barges. As of December 31, 2015, this segment owned and leased 18,100 miles of active crude oil and NGL pipelines and gathering systems; 30 million barrels of active and above-ground tank capacity; 830 trailers; 142 transport and storage barges; and 64 transport tugs. The company’s Facilities segment provides storage, terminalling, and throughput services for crude oil, refined products, NGL, and natural gas; and NGL fractionation and isomerization, and natural gas and condensate processing services. As of December 31, 2015, it owned and operated approximately 80 million barrels of crude oil and refined products storage capacity; 25 million barrels of NGL storage capacity; 97 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage working capacity; 31 billion cubic feet of base gas; 10 natural gas processing plants; 1 condensate processing facility; 7 fractionation plants; 28 crude oil and NGL rail terminals; 6 marine facilities; and 1,100 miles of active pipelines. Its Supply and Logistics segment purchases crude oil at the wellhead, pipeline, terminal, and rail facilities; purchases cargos at load port and various locations in transit; stores inventory, and NGL and natural gas; purchases NGL; resells or exchanges crude oil and NGL; transports crude oil and NGL on trucks, barges, railcars, pipelines, and ocean-going vessels; and purchases and sells natural gas. As of December 31, 2015, it owned 13 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 5 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 990 trucks and 1,100 trailers; and 10,100 crude oil and NGL railcars. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

ONEOK, Inc. (OKE) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.34% or $0.19 to close the day at $55.31 on active trading volume of 2.73M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.26M. The Tulsa Oklahoma 74103 based company has been outperforming the gas utilities group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 197.53%, compared to the industry which has advanced 14.75% over the same period. With RSI of 49.08, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $54.46, making it a hold for now.

ONEOK, Inc., through its general partner interests in ONEOK Partners, L.P., engages in the gathering, processing, storage, and transportation of natural gas in the United States. It operates through the Natural Gas Gathering and Processing, the Natural Gas Liquids, and the Natural Gas Pipelines segments. The company gathers, treats, fractionates, stores, and transports natural gas liquids (NGL), as well as owns natural gas liquids gathering and distribution pipelines, natural gas liquids distribution and refined petroleum products pipelines, and terminal and storage facilities; and operates interstate and intrastate regulated natural gas transmission pipelines and natural gas storage facilities, as well as stores, markets, and distributes NGL products to petrochemical manufacturers, heating fuel users, ethanol producers, refineries, exporters, and propane distributors. It also owns and operates a parking garage in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma; and leases excess office space to others. ONEOK, Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Apache Corporation (APA) shares were up in last trading by 0.81% to $57.38. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -3.79% over the past week and fell -9.66% in the past month. It is currently trading -9.11% below its 50 day moving average and -0.88% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -16.51% decrease in value from its one year high of $69. The RSI indicator value of 32.3, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Apache Corporation, an independent energy company, explores, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. It operates onshore and offshore assets primarily in the Permian Basin, the Anadarko basin in western Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle, and Gulf Coast areas of the United States, as well as in Western Canada and Gulf of Mexico. The company also operates assets in Egypt and the United Kingdom in the North Sea. As of December 31, 2015, it had total estimated proved reserves of 794 million barrels of crude oil, 198 million barrels of natural gas liquids, and 3.4 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Apache Corporation was founded in 1954 and is based in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM), EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG), Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA)

Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.23% or $0.3 to close the day at $24.61 on active trading volume of 3.45M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.44M. The New Hyde Park New York 11042 based company has been underperforming the reit – retail group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -5.5%, compared to the industry which has advanced 6.79% over the same period. With RSI of 41.78, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $28.21, making it 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.

EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) grew with the stock adding 0.98% or $0.95 to close at $98.14 on light trading volume of 3.44M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.61M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company operating under the Independent Oil & Gas industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 50.75% up for the period and down by -2.77% so far this year. With price target of $112.41 and a 58.13% rebound from 52-week low, EOG Resources, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

EOG Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. The company’s principal producing areas are located in New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming in the United States; and Canada, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, and the People’s Republic of China. As of December 31, 2015, it had total estimated net proved reserves of 2,118 million barrels of oil equivalent, including 1,098 million barrels (MMBbl) crude oil and condensate reserves; 383 MMBbl of natural gas liquid reserves; and 3,825 billion cubic feet of natural gas reserves. EOG Resources, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -2.85% or $-0.92 to close the day at $31.37 on higher than average trading volume of 3.44M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.48M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas pipelines companies by 9.0083% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -1.17% YTD, versus the oil & gas pipelines industry which is up 4.28% for the same period. The RSI of 48.84 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., through with its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation, storage, terminalling, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), natural gas, and refined products in the United States and Canada. Its Transportation segment transports crude oil and NGL through pipelines, gathering systems, trucks, and barges. As of December 31, 2015, this segment owned and leased 18,100 miles of active crude oil and NGL pipelines and gathering systems; 30 million barrels of active and above-ground tank capacity; 830 trailers; 142 transport and storage barges; and 64 transport tugs. The company’s Facilities segment provides storage, terminalling, and throughput services for crude oil, refined products, NGL, and natural gas; and NGL fractionation and isomerization, and natural gas and condensate processing services. As of December 31, 2015, it owned and operated approximately 80 million barrels of crude oil and refined products storage capacity; 25 million barrels of NGL storage capacity; 97 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage working capacity; 31 billion cubic feet of base gas; 10 natural gas processing plants; 1 condensate processing facility; 7 fractionation plants; 28 crude oil and NGL rail terminals; 6 marine facilities; and 1,100 miles of active pipelines. Its Supply and Logistics segment purchases crude oil at the wellhead, pipeline, terminal, and rail facilities; purchases cargos at load port and various locations in transit; stores inventory, and NGL and natural gas; purchases NGL; resells or exchanges crude oil and NGL; transports crude oil and NGL on trucks, barges, railcars, pipelines, and ocean-going vessels; and purchases and sells natural gas. As of December 31, 2015, it owned 13 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 5 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 990 trucks and 1,100 trailers; and 10,100 crude oil and NGL railcars. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA), Monsanto Company (MON), Cummins Inc. (CMI)

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) had a light trading with around 1.19M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.5M. The stock traded between $31.68 and $32.28 before closing at the price of $32.24 with 0.53% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77002 based company is currently trading 137.66% above its 52 week low of $14.82 and -3.4% below its 52 week high of $33.95. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 59.04 and $33.7 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., through with its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation, storage, terminalling, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), natural gas, and refined products in the United States and Canada. Its Transportation segment transports crude oil and NGL through pipelines, gathering systems, trucks, and barges. As of December 31, 2015, this segment owned and leased 18,100 miles of active crude oil and NGL pipelines and gathering systems; 30 million barrels of active and above-ground tank capacity; 830 trailers; 142 transport and storage barges; and 64 transport tugs. The company’s Facilities segment provides storage, terminalling, and throughput services for crude oil, refined products, NGL, and natural gas; and NGL fractionation and isomerization, and natural gas and condensate processing services. As of December 31, 2015, it owned and operated approximately 80 million barrels of crude oil and refined products storage capacity; 25 million barrels of NGL storage capacity; 97 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage working capacity; 31 billion cubic feet of base gas; 10 natural gas processing plants; 1 condensate processing facility; 7 fractionation plants; 28 crude oil and NGL rail terminals; 6 marine facilities; and 1,100 miles of active pipelines. Its Supply and Logistics segment purchases crude oil at the wellhead, pipeline, terminal, and rail facilities; purchases cargos at load port and various locations in transit; stores inventory, and NGL and natural gas; purchases NGL; resells or exchanges crude oil and NGL; transports crude oil and NGL on trucks, barges, railcars, pipelines, and ocean-going vessels; and purchases and sells natural gas. As of December 31, 2015, it owned 13 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 5 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 990 trucks and 1,100 trailers; and 10,100 crude oil and NGL railcars. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Monsanto Company (MON) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.51% or $-0.56 to close the day at $108.31 on light trading volume of 1.19M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.97M. The St. Louis Missouri 63167 based company has been outperforming the agricultural chemicals group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 17.08%, compared to the industry which has advanced 21.8% over the same period. With RSI of 52.92, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $120.5, making it a hold for now.

Monsanto Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides agricultural products for farmers worldwide. It operates in two segments, Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity. The Seeds and Genomics segment produces row crop seeds, including corn, soybean, cotton, and canola seeds under the DEKALB, Channel, Asgrow, and Deltapine brands; and vegetable seeds, such as tomato, pepper, melon, cucumber, squash, beans, broccoli, onions, lettuce, and others under the Seminis and De Ruiter brands. It also develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds in corn, soybean, cotton, and canola crops under the SmartStax, YieldGard, YieldGard VT Triple, VT Triple PRO, and VT Double PRO brands; Intacta RR2 PRO brand; Bollgard and Bollgard II brands; Roundup Ready, Roundup Ready 2 Yield, and Genuity brands; and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend and Bollgard II XtendFlex brands. This segment also licenses a range of germplasm and trait technologies to large and small seed companies. The Agricultural Productivity segment manufactures and sells herbicides for agricultural, industrial, ornamental, turf, and residential lawn and garden applications for weed control, as well as for control of preemergent annual grass and small seeded broadleaf weeds in corn and other crops under the Roundup and Harness brands. The company markets its products through distributors, independent retailers and dealers, agricultural cooperatives, plant raisers, and agents, as well as directly to farmers. Monsanto Company has a collaborative agreement with Novozymes to discover, develop, and produce microbial solutions. The company was formerly known as Monsanto Ag Company and changed its name to Monsanto Company in March 2000. Monsanto Company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Cummins Inc. (CMI) shares were down in last trading by -0.33% to $146.38. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.43% over the past week and grew 6.26% in the past month. It is currently trading 3.72% above its 50 day moving average and 17.36% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -2.64% decrease in value from its one year high of $150.35. The RSI indicator value of 60.16, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, and engine-related component products. It operates through four segments: Engine, Distribution, Components, and Power Generation. The Engine segment offers various diesel and natural gas powered engines under the Cummins and other customer brand names for the heavy-and medium-duty truck, bus, recreational vehicle, light-duty automotive, agricultural, construction, mining, marine, oil and gas, rail, and governmental equipment markets. This segment also provides new parts and services, as well as remanufactured parts and engines. The Distribution segment distributes parts and filtration products, engines, and power generation products, as well as offers service solutions, including maintenance contracts, engineering services, and integrated products. The Components segment provides emission solutions, including custom engineering systems and integrated controls, oxidation catalysts, particulate filters, oxides of nitrogen reduction systems, and engineered components; turbochargers for light-duty, mid-range, heavy-duty, and high-horsepower diesel markets; air and fuel filters, fuel water separators, lube and hydraulic filters, coolants, fuel additives, and other filtration systems; and fuel systems for heavy-duty on-highway diesel engine applications, as well as remanufactures fuel systems. The Power Generation segment designs and manufactures components that make up power generation systems, including controls, alternators, transfer switches, and switchgears, as well as offers power generation systems, components, and services. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and other customers worldwide. Cummins Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Columbus, Indiana.

 

3 Trending Stocks: MGM Resorts International (MGM), Red Hat, Inc. (RHT), Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA)

MGM Resorts International (MGM) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.06% or $-0.31 to close the day at $28.8 on light trading volume of 5.48M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.65M. The Las Vegas Nevada 89109 based company has been outperforming the resorts & casinos group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 43.64%, compared to the industry which has advanced 24.86% over the same period. With RSI of 47.3, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $34.5, making it a hold for now.

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

Red Hat, Inc. (RHT) climbed 0.49% during last trading as the stock added $0.37 to finish the day at $75.88 with about 1.27M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.81M. The $13.53B market cap company, which fluctuated between $74.86 and $76.09 during the day, currently situated 27.34% above its 52 week low of $59.59 and -8.28% away from its one year high of $82.73. The RSI of 55.53 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Red Hat, Inc. provides open source software solutions to develop and offer operating system, virtualization, management, middleware, cloud, mobile, and storage technologies to various enterprises worldwide. It offers infrastructure-related solutions, such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux, an operating system platform that runs on hardware for use in physical, virtual, container, and cloud environments; Red Hat Satellite, a system management offering that helps to deploy and manage Red Hat infrastructure across physical and virtual servers, and cloud environments; and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, a software solution that allows customers to utilize and manage a common hardware infrastructure to run multiple operating systems and applications. The company offers application development-related and other technology solutions, such as Red Hat JBoss Middleware, a solution for developing, deploying, and managing applications, as well as integrating applications, data, and devices along with business processes automation; Red Hat cloud offerings, a software solution that enables customers to build and manage various cloud computing environments; Red Hat Mobile, a software development platform that enables customers to develop, integrate, deploy, and manage mobile applications for enterprises; and Red Hat Storage, a software solution that enables customers to treat physical server storage as a scalable, shared, centrally-managed pool of virtual storage and to manage large, unstructured, or semi-structured data in physical, virtual, and cloud environments. It also provides consulting, support, and training services; and real-time operating system, distributed computing, directory services, and user authentication. The company was formerly known as Red Hat Software, Inc. and changed its name to Red Hat, Inc. in June 1999. Red Hat, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) saw its value increase by 1.03% as the stock gained $0.32 to finish the day at a closing price of $31.39. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $14.82-$33.95 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $30.95 to $31.85 during the day, are up by 2.54% in the past three months and up by 20.6% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.27% above its 20 day moving average and 0% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $33.4 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 49.37. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., through with its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation, storage, terminalling, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), natural gas, and refined products in the United States and Canada. Its Transportation segment transports crude oil and NGL through pipelines, gathering systems, trucks, and barges. As of December 31, 2015, this segment owned and leased 18,100 miles of active crude oil and NGL pipelines and gathering systems; 30 million barrels of active and above-ground tank capacity; 830 trailers; 142 transport and storage barges; and 64 transport tugs. The company’s Facilities segment provides storage, terminalling, and throughput services for crude oil, refined products, NGL, and natural gas; and NGL fractionation and isomerization, and natural gas and condensate processing services. As of December 31, 2015, it owned and operated approximately 80 million barrels of crude oil and refined products storage capacity; 25 million barrels of NGL storage capacity; 97 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage working capacity; 31 billion cubic feet of base gas; 10 natural gas processing plants; 1 condensate processing facility; 7 fractionation plants; 28 crude oil and NGL rail terminals; 6 marine facilities; and 1,100 miles of active pipelines. Its Supply and Logistics segment purchases crude oil at the wellhead, pipeline, terminal, and rail facilities; purchases cargos at load port and various locations in transit; stores inventory, and NGL and natural gas; purchases NGL; resells or exchanges crude oil and NGL; transports crude oil and NGL on trucks, barges, railcars, pipelines, and ocean-going vessels; and purchases and sells natural gas. As of December 31, 2015, it owned 13 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 5 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 990 trucks and 1,100 trailers; and 10,100 crude oil and NGL railcars. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Momentum Stocks: Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) grew with the stock adding 0.69% or $0.47 to close at $68.33 on light trading volume of 4.61M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.07M. The San Antonio Texas 78249 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 5.13% up for the period and up by 0.01% so far this year. With price target of $73.41 and a 48.77% rebound from 52-week low, Valero Energy Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Valero Energy Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refining and marketing company in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. It operates through two segments, Refining and Ethanol. The Refining segment is involved in refining, wholesale marketing, and bulk sales and trading activities. This segment produces conventional and premium gasolines, gasoline meeting the specifications of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), reformulated gasoline blendstock for oxygenate blending, diesel fuels, low-sulfur and ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuels, CARB diesel fuel, distillates, jet fuels, asphalts, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined products. As of February 19, 2016, it owned 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.0 million barrels per day. This segment also markets its refined products through bulk and rack marketing network; and through approximately 7,500 outlets under the Valero, Diamond Shamrock, Shamrock, Ultramar, Beacon, and Texaco brand names. The Ethanol segment produces and sells ethanol and distillers grains primarily to refiners and gasoline blenders, as well as to animal feed customers. This segment operates 11 ethanol plants with a combined ethanol production capacity of approximately 1.4 billion gallons per year. The company also operates a 50-megawatt wind farm; convenience stores; filling stations, as well as truckstop, cardlock, and home heating oil facilities; and credit card business. The company was formerly known as Valero Refining and Marketing Company and changed its name to Valero Energy Corporation in August 1997. Valero Energy Corporation was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) had a active trading with around 4.55M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.42M. The stock traded between $31.21 and $32.16 before closing at the price of $31.47 with -2.12% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77002 based company is currently trading 128.05% above its 52 week low of $14.82 and -7.3% below its 52 week high of $33.95. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $33.4 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., through with its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation, storage, terminalling, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), natural gas, and refined products in the United States and Canada. Its Transportation segment transports crude oil and NGL through pipelines, gathering systems, trucks, and barges. As of December 31, 2015, this segment owned and leased 18,100 miles of active crude oil and NGL pipelines and gathering systems; 30 million barrels of active and above-ground tank capacity; 830 trailers; 142 transport and storage barges; and 64 transport tugs. The company’s Facilities segment provides storage, terminalling, and throughput services for crude oil, refined products, NGL, and natural gas; and NGL fractionation and isomerization, and natural gas and condensate processing services. As of December 31, 2015, it owned and operated approximately 80 million barrels of crude oil and refined products storage capacity; 25 million barrels of NGL storage capacity; 97 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage working capacity; 31 billion cubic feet of base gas; 10 natural gas processing plants; 1 condensate processing facility; 7 fractionation plants; 28 crude oil and NGL rail terminals; 6 marine facilities; and 1,100 miles of active pipelines. Its Supply and Logistics segment purchases crude oil at the wellhead, pipeline, terminal, and rail facilities; purchases cargos at load port and various locations in transit; stores inventory, and NGL and natural gas; purchases NGL; resells or exchanges crude oil and NGL; transports crude oil and NGL on trucks, barges, railcars, pipelines, and ocean-going vessels; and purchases and sells natural gas. As of December 31, 2015, it owned 13 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 5 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 990 trucks and 1,100 trailers; and 10,100 crude oil and NGL railcars. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) saw its value increase by 1.18% as the stock gained $0.46 to finish the day at a closing price of $39.56. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $26.49-$45.55 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $39.12 to $39.59 during the day, are down by -13% in the past three months and down by -4.81% over the past six months. It is currently trading 4.28% above its 20 day moving average and 5.21% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $48.36 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 66.13.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. develops and publishes online, personal computer (PC), video game console, handheld, mobile, and tablet games. The company operates through two segments, Activision Publishing, Inc. and Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. The company develops, publishes, and sells interactive software products and content through retail channels or digital downloads; and downloadable content to a range of gamers. It also publishes subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing games; and strategy and role-playing games. In addition, the company maintains a proprietary online gaming service, Battle.net that facilitates the creation of user generated content, digital distribution, and online social connectivity in its games. Further, it engages in creating original film and television content; and provides warehousing, logistical, and sales distribution services to third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software, as well as manufacturers of interactive entertainment hardware products. The company serves retailers and distributors, including mass-market retailers, consumer electronics stores, discount warehouses, game specialty stores, and consumers through third-party distribution, licensing arrangements, and direct digital purchases in the United States, Canada, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, the Netherlands, Australia, South Korea, China, and internationally. Activision Blizzard, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

 

Trader Alert: Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA), Targa Resources Corp. (TRGP), American Homes 4 Rent (AMH)

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) grew with the stock adding 3.14% or $0.98 to close at $32.15 on active trading volume of 3.11M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.39M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 80.88% up for the period and down by -0.43% so far this year. With price target of $33.4 and a 132.97% rebound from 52-week low, Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., through with its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation, storage, terminalling, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), natural gas, and refined products in the United States and Canada. Its Transportation segment transports crude oil and NGL through pipelines, gathering systems, trucks, and barges. As of December 31, 2015, this segment owned and leased 18,100 miles of active crude oil and NGL pipelines and gathering systems; 30 million barrels of active and above-ground tank capacity; 830 trailers; 142 transport and storage barges; and 64 transport tugs. The company’s Facilities segment provides storage, terminalling, and throughput services for crude oil, refined products, NGL, and natural gas; and NGL fractionation and isomerization, and natural gas and condensate processing services. As of December 31, 2015, it owned and operated approximately 80 million barrels of crude oil and refined products storage capacity; 25 million barrels of NGL storage capacity; 97 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage working capacity; 31 billion cubic feet of base gas; 10 natural gas processing plants; 1 condensate processing facility; 7 fractionation plants; 28 crude oil and NGL rail terminals; 6 marine facilities; and 1,100 miles of active pipelines. Its Supply and Logistics segment purchases crude oil at the wellhead, pipeline, terminal, and rail facilities; purchases cargos at load port and various locations in transit; stores inventory, and NGL and natural gas; purchases NGL; resells or exchanges crude oil and NGL; transports crude oil and NGL on trucks, barges, railcars, pipelines, and ocean-going vessels; and purchases and sells natural gas. As of December 31, 2015, it owned 13 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 5 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 990 trucks and 1,100 trailers; and 10,100 crude oil and NGL railcars. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Targa Resources Corp. (TRGP) gained $1.63 to close the day at a new closing price of $59.4, a 2.82% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 337.27% above its 52 week low of $14.55. A total of 3.11M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.11M. The stock, which fluctuated between $58.07 and $59.82 during the day, currently situated -3.02% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 3.34% in the past one month and up by 24.73% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $55.79 and RSI of 58.8, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Targa Resources Corp., through its general and limited partner interests in Targa Resources Partners LP, provides midstream natural gas and natural gas liquid (NGL) services in the United States. The company operates in two divisions, Gathering and Processing, and Logistics and Marketing. It is involved in gathering, compressing, treating, processing, and selling natural gas; storing, fractionating, treating, transporting, terminaling, and selling NGLs and NGL products; and gathering, storing, and terminaling crude oil and refined petroleum products. The company also purchases and resells component NGL products; sells propane and provides related logistics services to multi-state retailers, independent retailers, and other end-users; offers NGL balancing services; and provides transportation services to refineries and petrochemical companies in the Gulf Coast area. It operates approximately 23,630 miles of natural gas pipelines, including 28 owned and operated processing plants; and 39 storage wells with a net storage capacity of approximately 64 million barrels. As of December 31, 2015, the company leased and managed approximately 716 railcars; 80 owned and leased transport tractors; and 20 company-owned pressurized NGL barges. Targa Resources Corp. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

American Homes 4 Rent (AMH) shares were down in last trading by -0.47% to $21.11. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.39% over the past week and grew 4.3% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.82% above its 50 day moving average and 5.61% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -7.75% decrease in value from its one year high of $22.99. The RSI indicator value of 56.66, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

American Homes 4 Rent is a real estate investment trust. The firm engages in the acquisition, renovation, leasing, and operating single-family home rental properties in the United States. American Homes 4 Rent was founded in 2012 and is based in Malibu, California.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA), Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB), Zions Bancorporation (ZION)

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) grew with the stock adding 2.4% or $0.73 to close at $31.17 on active trading volume of 2.63M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.38M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 65.09% up for the period and down by -3.47% so far this year. With price target of $33.4 and a 125.87% rebound from 52-week low, Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., through with its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation, storage, terminalling, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), natural gas, and refined products in the United States and Canada. Its Transportation segment transports crude oil and NGL through pipelines, gathering systems, trucks, and barges. As of December 31, 2015, this segment owned and leased 18,100 miles of active crude oil and NGL pipelines and gathering systems; 30 million barrels of active and above-ground tank capacity; 830 trailers; 142 transport and storage barges; and 64 transport tugs. The company’s Facilities segment provides storage, terminalling, and throughput services for crude oil, refined products, NGL, and natural gas; and NGL fractionation and isomerization, and natural gas and condensate processing services. As of December 31, 2015, it owned and operated approximately 80 million barrels of crude oil and refined products storage capacity; 25 million barrels of NGL storage capacity; 97 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage working capacity; 31 billion cubic feet of base gas; 10 natural gas processing plants; 1 condensate processing facility; 7 fractionation plants; 28 crude oil and NGL rail terminals; 6 marine facilities; and 1,100 miles of active pipelines. Its Supply and Logistics segment purchases crude oil at the wellhead, pipeline, terminal, and rail facilities; purchases cargos at load port and various locations in transit; stores inventory, and NGL and natural gas; purchases NGL; resells or exchanges crude oil and NGL; transports crude oil and NGL on trucks, barges, railcars, pipelines, and ocean-going vessels; and purchases and sells natural gas. As of December 31, 2015, it owned 13 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 5 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 990 trucks and 1,100 trailers; and 10,100 crude oil and NGL railcars. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) gained $0.76 to close the day at a new closing price of $116.98, a 0.65% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 5.96% above its 52 week low of $111.3. A total of 2.63M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.92M. The stock, which fluctuated between $115.92 and $117.04 during the day, currently situated -14.47% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.24% in the past one month and down by -1.04% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $121.75 and RSI of 61.91, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care, consumer tissue, and professional products worldwide. The Personal Care segment offers disposable diapers, training and youth pants, swimpants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products under the Huggies, Pull-Ups, Little Swimmers, GoodNites, DryNites, Kotex, U by Kotex, Intimus, Depend, Plenitud, Poise, and other brands. The Consumer Tissue segment provides facial and bathroom tissues, paper towels, napkins, and related products under the Kleenex, Scott, Cottonelle, Viva, Andrex, Scottex, Neve, and other brand names. The K-C Professional segment offers wipers, tissues, towels, apparel, soaps, and sanitizers under the Kleenex, Scott, WypAll, Kimtech, and Jackson Safety brands. The company sells household use products directly to supermarkets, mass merchandisers, drugstores, warehouse clubs, variety and department stores, and other retail outlets, as well as through other distributors and e-commerce. It also sells products for away-from-home use through distributors and directly to manufacturing, lodging, office building, food service, and public facilities. Kimberly-Clark Corporation was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Zions Bancorporation (ZION) shares were down in last trading by -0.35% to $42.31. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -3.51% over the past week and fell -3.64% in the past month. It is currently trading 2.82% above its 50 day moving average and 34.68% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -4.56% decrease in value from its one year high of $44.33. The RSI indicator value of 49.4, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Zions Bancorporation, a financial holding company, provides a range of banking and related services in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The company offers community banking services, such as small and medium-sized business and corporate banking; commercial and residential development, construction, and term lending; retail banking; treasury cash management and related products and services; and residential mortgage servicing and lending. It also provides trust and wealth management services; capital markets services, including municipal finance advisory and underwriting; and investment services. In addition, the company offers personal banking services to individuals, including home mortgages, bankcards, other installment loans, home equity lines of credit, checking accounts, savings accounts, certificates of deposit of various types and maturities, safe deposit facilities, direct deposits, and Internet and mobile banking services. Further, it provides online and traditional brokerage services; small business administration and secondary market agricultural real estate mortgage loans; and bond transfer, stock transfer, and escrow services for corporate customers. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 450 domestic branches. Zions Bancorporation was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA), Caterpillar Inc. (CAT), Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) retreated with the stock falling -0.23% or $-0.07 to close at $30.44 on active trading volume of 5.06M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.34M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 74.71% up for the period and down by -5.73% so far this year. With price target of $33.4 and a 120.58% rebound from 52-week low, Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., through with its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation, storage, terminalling, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), natural gas, and refined products in the United States and Canada. Its Transportation segment transports crude oil and NGL through pipelines, gathering systems, trucks, and barges. As of December 31, 2015, this segment owned and leased 18,100 miles of active crude oil and NGL pipelines and gathering systems; 30 million barrels of active and above-ground tank capacity; 830 trailers; 142 transport and storage barges; and 64 transport tugs. The company’s Facilities segment provides storage, terminalling, and throughput services for crude oil, refined products, NGL, and natural gas; and NGL fractionation and isomerization, and natural gas and condensate processing services. As of December 31, 2015, it owned and operated approximately 80 million barrels of crude oil and refined products storage capacity; 25 million barrels of NGL storage capacity; 97 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage working capacity; 31 billion cubic feet of base gas; 10 natural gas processing plants; 1 condensate processing facility; 7 fractionation plants; 28 crude oil and NGL rail terminals; 6 marine facilities; and 1,100 miles of active pipelines. Its Supply and Logistics segment purchases crude oil at the wellhead, pipeline, terminal, and rail facilities; purchases cargos at load port and various locations in transit; stores inventory, and NGL and natural gas; purchases NGL; resells or exchanges crude oil and NGL; transports crude oil and NGL on trucks, barges, railcars, pipelines, and ocean-going vessels; and purchases and sells natural gas. As of December 31, 2015, it owned 13 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 5 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 990 trucks and 1,100 trailers; and 10,100 crude oil and NGL railcars. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) gained $1.2 to close the day at a new closing price of $94.58, a 1.29% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 74.02% above its 52 week low of $56.36. A total of 5.03M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.87M. The stock, which fluctuated between $93.62 and $95 during the day, currently situated -2.09% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.86% in the past one month and up by 9.33% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $90.07 and RSI of 58.24, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

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

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) shares were up in last trading by 0.81% to $48.76. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.99% over the past week and fell -1.38% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.72% above its 50 day moving average and 18.82% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -10.68% decrease in value from its one year high of $54.59. The RSI indicator value of 49.9, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in refining, marketing, retailing, and transporting petroleum products primarily in the United States. It operates through three segments: Refining & Marketing, Speedway, and Midstream. The company refines crude oil and other feed stocks at its seven refineries in the Gulf Coast and Midwest regions of the United States; and purchases ethanol and refined products for resale. Its refined products include gasoline, distillates, propane, feed stocks and special products, heavy fuel oil, and asphalt. The company also sells transportation fuels and convenience products in the retail market through Speedway convenience stores; and transports crude oil and other feed stocks to its refineries and other locations. Marathon Petroleum Corporation markets its refined products to resellers, consumers, independent retailers, wholesale customers, marathon-branded independent entrepreneurs, its Speedway convenience stores, airlines, transportation companies, and utility companies, as well as exports its refined products. As of December 31, 2015, it owned, leased, and had ownership interests in approximately 8,400 miles of crude oil and refined product pipelines, as well as owned and operated 2,766 gasoline and convenience stores in 22 states of the United States; and had 5,600 retail outlets operated by independent entrepreneurs in 19 states in the United States. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Findlay, Ohio.