Stocks Alert: Skechers U.S.A. (SKX), Plains All American Pipeline (PAA), California Resources (CRC)

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) retreated with the stock falling -1.29% or $-0.39 to close at $29.87 on light trading volume of 2.22M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.55M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -0.22% down for the period and up by 41.29% so far this year. With price target of $29.83 and a 112.74% 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.

California Resources Corporation (CRC) dropped $-0.71 to close the day at a new closing price of $12.84, a -5.24% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 356.94% above its 52 week low of $2.81. A total of 2.22M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.4M. The stock, which fluctuated between $12.65 and $13.39 during the day, currently situated -75.07% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 5.33% in the past one month and down by -18.22% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $15.57 and RSI of 53.52, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

California Resources Corporation operates as an oil and natural gas exploration and production company in the State of California. It produces oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. The company holds interests in approximately 2.4 million net acres. As of December 31, 2015, it had net proved reserves of 644 million barrels of oil equivalent. It also gathers, processes, and markets oil and gas products to marketers, California refineries, and other purchasers that have access to transportation and storage facilities. In addition, the company generates and sells electricity to the grid and to others through contractual agreements. California Resources Corporation is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

Skechers U.S.A., Inc. (SKX) shares were up in last trading by 0.48% to $25.04. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.11% over the past week and fell -22.19% in the past month. It is currently trading -9.81% below its 50 day moving average and -15.18% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -51.29% decrease in value from its one year high of $49.58. The RSI indicator value of 45.41, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Skechers U.S.A., Inc. designs, develops, markets, and distributes footwear for men, women, and children; and performance footwear for men and women under the Skechers GO brand name worldwide. It operates through three segments: Domestic Wholesale Sales, International Wholesale Sales, and Retail Sales. The company offers casual footwear, including boots, shoes, and sandals for men, as well as oxfords and slip-ons, lug outsole and fashion boots, and casual sandals for women; dress casuals, seasonal sandals and boots, and relaxed fit casuals for men and women; and casual fusion line for young men and women under the Skechers USA brand. It also provides footwear collection for men and women, including lightweight sport athletic lifestyle products, classic athletic-inspired styles, and sport sandals and boots under the Skechers Sport brand name; casual and sporty styles sneakers for females under the Skechers Active and Skechers Sport Active brand; and footwear for women and girls under the BOBS from Skechers name. In addition, the company offers casual, dress, and active styles, as well as casual sneakers for men under the Mark Nason name; technical footwear under the Skechers Performance brand; and boots, shoes, sneakers, and sandals for infants, toddlers, boys, and girls under the Skechers Kids name. Further, it provides men’s and women’s casuals, such as field boots, hikers, and athletic shoes under the Skechers Work brand. The company sells its products through approximately 1,545 company-owned and third-party retail stores; and department and specialty stores, as well as through its e-commerce Website in approximately 160 countries and territories. Skechers U.S.A., Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Manhattan Beach, California.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA), Mylan N.V. (MYL), Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH)

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) had a active trading with around 3M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.56M. The stock traded between $29.44 and $30.29 before closing at the price of $30.26 with 2.3% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77002 based company is currently trading 115.51% above its 52 week low of $14.82 and -6.79% below its 52 week high of $36.32. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 65.88 and $29.5 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.

Mylan N.V. (MYL) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.86% or $0.42 to close the day at $49.32 on light trading volume of 2.98M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.38M. The Hatfield Hertfordshire EN6 1AG based company has been underperforming the drugs – generic group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -10.47%, compared to the industry which has dropped -16.7% over the same period. With RSI of 63.09, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $58.06, making it a hold for now.

Mylan N.V., together with its subsidiaries, develops, licenses, manufactures, markets, and distributes generic, branded generic, and specialty pharmaceuticals worldwide. The company provides generic or branded generic pharmaceutical products in tablet, capsule, injectable, transdermal patch, gel, cream, or ointment forms, as well as active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). It is also involved in the development of APIs with non-infringing processes for internal use and to partner with manufacturers; and manufacture and sale of injectable products in antineoplastics, anti-infectives, anesthesia/pain management, and cardiovascular therapeutic areas. In addition, the company produces finished dosage form and oral solid dose products; and offers antiretroviral therapies to third parties. Further, it manufactures and sells branded specialty injectable and nebulized products comprising EpiPen Auto-Injector to treat severe allergic reactions; Perforomist Inhalation Solution, a formoterol fumarate inhalation solution for the maintenance treatment of bronchoconstriction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder patients; and ULTIVA, an analgesic agent used during the induction and maintenance of general anesthesia for inpatient and outpatient procedures. It sells generic pharmaceutical products to proprietary and ethical pharmaceutical wholesalers and distributors, group purchasing organizations, drug store chains, independent pharmacies, drug manufacturers, institutions, and public and governmental agencies; and specialty pharmaceuticals to pharmaceutical wholesalers and distributors, pharmacies, and healthcare institutions. Mylan N.V. has a collaboration agreement with Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to develop, manufacture, and commercialize Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s biosimilar candidates. The company was formerly known as New Moon B.V. Mylan N.V. was founded in 1961 and is based in Hertfordshire, the United Kingdom.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) shares were down in last trading by -0.37% to $21.56. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.37% over the past week and fell -1.06% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.86% above its 50 day moving average and 26.42% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.66% decrease in value from its one year high of $22.38. The RSI indicator value of 47.92, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Senior Housing Properties Trust, a real estate investment trust (REIT), primarily invests in senior housing properties in the United States. The trust invests in hospitals, nursing homes, senior apartments, independent living properties, and assisted living properties. As of September 30, 2005, it owned 184 properties, including 85 assisted living facilities, 61 skilled nursing facilities, 36 independent living communities, and 2 hospitals. The trust elected to be taxed as a REIT under Sections 856 through 860 of the Internal Revenue Code. As a REIT, it would not be subject to federal income tax, if it distributes at least 90% of its REIT taxable income to its shareholders. Senior Housing Properties Trust was organized in 1998 and is based in Newton, Massachusetts.

 

Stocks Roundup: Myriad Genetics, Inc. (MYGN), CA, Inc. (CA), Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA)

Myriad Genetics, Inc. (MYGN) retreated with the stock falling -2.19% or $-0.47 to close at $20.96 on active trading volume of 2.49M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.4M. The Salt Lake City Utah 84108 based company operating under the Research Services industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -39.35% down for the period and down by -51.44% so far this year. With price target of $23.9 and a 9.74% rebound from 52-week low, Myriad Genetics, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Myriad Genetics, Inc., a personalized medicine company, focuses on the development and marketing of predictive, personalized, and prognostic medicine tests worldwide. It operates through two segments, Diagnostics and Other. The Diagnostics segment primarily provides testing and collaborative development of testing that is designed to assess an individual’s risk for developing disease; identify a patient’s likelihood of responding to drug therapy; guide a patient’s dosing to ensure optimal treatment; and assess a patient’s risk of disease progression and disease recurrence. The Other segment provides testing products and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical research industries; and research and development, and clinical services for patients. Its molecular diagnostic DNA sequencing tests include myRisk Hereditary cancer, a test for hereditary cancers; BRACAnalysis and BART, which are tests for hereditary breast and ovarian cancers; BRACAnalysis CDx test for use in identifying ovarian cancer patients with suspected deleterious germline; and Tumor BRACAnalysis CDx test that is used to predict DNA damaging agents, such as platinum based chemotherapy agents and poly ADP ribose inhibitors. The company also provides COLARIS test for colorectal and uterine cancers; COLARIS AP test for colorectal cancer; Vectra DA protein detection test for assessing the disease activity of rheumatoid arthritis; Prolaris, a RNA expression test for prostate cancer; EndoPredict RNA expression test for breast cancer; myPath Melanoma RNA expression test for diagnosing melanoma; myChoice homologous recombination deficiency (HRD) test to measure three modes of HRD; and myPlan lung cancer, an RNA expression test for lung cancer. Myriad Genetics, Inc. has collaboration with AstraZeneca for the development of an indication for BRACAnalysis CDx. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.

CA, Inc. (CA) had a light trading with around 2.48M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.5M. The stock traded between $33.72 and $34.12 before closing at the price of $33.93 with -0.67% change on the day. The New York New York 10022 based company is currently trading 39.82% above its 52 week low of $25.16 and -3.03% below its 52 week high of $34.99. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $33 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

CA, Inc. provides information technology (IT) management software and solutions that help organizations plan, develop, manage, and secure applications and IT infrastructure in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Mainframe Solutions, Enterprise Solutions, and Services. The Mainframe Solutions segment’s products portfolio include databases and database management, systems and operations management, application development, and security and compliance. The Enterprise Solutions segment provides products that are designed for distributed and cloud computing environments and run on industry standard servers. It offers Agile management solutions, which enables customers to plan and manage software development process and IT services delivery; DevOps solutions comprising a range of solutions that allow customers to deliver and manage applications and IT infrastructure; and security solutions, such as identity-centric security portfolio that allows customers to manage identities and regulate access from the device to the data center. The Services segment offers consulting, implementation, application management services, education, and support services to commercial and government customers. The company serves banks, insurance companies, other financial services providers, government agencies, global service providers, telecommunication providers, manufacturers, technology companies, retailers, educational organizations, and health care institutions. CA, Inc. sells its solutions through direct sales force, as well as indirectly through its partners. The company was formerly known as CA Technologies and changed its name to CA, Inc. in 2006. CA, Inc. was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) saw its value increase by 0.1% as the stock gained $0.03 to finish the day at a closing price of $29.58. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $14.82-$36.32 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $29.13 to $29.83 during the day, are up by 24.96% in the past three months and up by 51.93% over the past six months. It is currently trading 4.8% above its 20 day moving average and 8.12% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $29.5 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 62.09.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.

Stocks Highlights: San Juan Basin Royalty Trust (SJT), Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA), Dish Network Corp. (DISH)

San Juan Basin Royalty Trust (SJT) had a light trading with around 2.03M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 74.18K. The stock traded between $6.16 and $6.25 before closing at the price of $6.19 with -0.8% change on the day. The Fort Worth Texas 76102 based company is currently trading 58.25% above its 52 week low of $3.99 and -42.35% below its 52 week high of $11.1. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 40.8 and $20.5 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

San Juan Basin Royalty Trust operates as an express trust. The company has a 75% net overriding royalty interest carved out of Burlington’s oil and gas interests (the underlying properties) in properties located in the San Juan Basin in northwestern New Mexico. The underlying properties consist of working interests, royalty interests, overriding royalty interests, and other contractual rights in 119,000 net producing acres in San Juan, Rio Arriba, and Sandoval Counties of northwestern New Mexico, as well as 1,708.1 net wells. Compass Bank serves as the trustee of the San Juan Basin Royalty Trust. The company was founded in 1980 and is based in Fort Worth, Texas.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.61% or $0.18 to close the day at $29.55 on light trading volume of 2.02M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.59M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been underperforming the oil & gas pipelines group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -8.01%, compared to the industry which has dropped -11.61% over the same period. With RSI of 62.71, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $29.5, 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.

Dish Network Corp. (DISH) shares were down in last trading by -0.17% to $52.16. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.15% over the past week and fell -0.31% in the past month. It is currently trading -0.45% below its 50 day moving average and 0.57% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -22.44% decrease in value from its one year high of $66.97. The RSI indicator value of 50.61, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

DISH Network Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides pay-TV services in the United States. The company operates through two segments, DISH and Wireless. The company provides video services under the DISH brand. It also offers programming packages that include programming through national broadcast networks, local broadcast networks, and national and regional cable networks, as well as regional and specialty sports channels, premium movie channels, and Latino and international programming. In addition, the company provides access to movies and TV shows via TV or Internet-connected tablets, smartphones, and computers; and dishanywhere.com and mobile applications for smartphones and tablets to view authorized content, search program listings, and remotely control certain features. Further, it offers Sling TV services that require an Internet connection and are available on streaming-capable devices, including TVs, tablets, computers, game consoles, and smart phones primarily to consumers who do not subscribe to traditional satellite and cable pay-TV services. Additionally, the company operates Sling International that offers over 200 channels in 18 languages; and Sling domestic package that consists over 20 channels and tiers of programming, including sports, kids, movies, world news, lifestyle and Spanish language, and premium content, such as HBO. Further, it offers Sling Latino service; and satellite broadband services, wireline voice, and broadband services under the dishNET brand. Additionally, the company has wireless spectrum licenses and related assets. As of December 31, 2015, it had 13.897 million Pay-TV subscribers. The company offers receiver systems and programming through direct sales channels, small satellite retailers, direct marketing groups, local and regional consumer electronics stores, nationwide retailers, and telecommunications companies. DISH Network Corporation was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: MGT Capital Investments (MGT), Rowan (RDC), Plains All American Pipeline (PAA)

Rowan Companies plc (RDC) had a light trading with around 2.7M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.16M. The stock traded between $13.76 and $14.28 before closing at the price of $14.17 with 3.96% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77056 based company is currently trading 32.8% above its 52 week low of $10.67 and -34.78% below its 52 week high of $21.83. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 40.23 and $16.16 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Rowan Companies plc provides offshore oil and gas contract drilling services. It operates a fleet of 31 mobile offshore drilling units, including 27 self-elevating jack-up rigs and 4 ultra-deepwater drillships. The company operates in the United States Gulf of Mexico, the United Kingdom, and Norwegian sectors of the North Sea, the Middle East, and Trinidad. Rowan Companies plc was founded in 1923 and is based in Houston, Texas.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.75% or $0.22 to close the day at $29.37 on active trading volume of 2.69M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.58M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been underperforming the oil & gas pipelines group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -8.32%, compared to the industry which has dropped -10.51% over the same period. With RSI of 62.1, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $29.5, 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.

MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (MGT) shares were up in last trading by 9.43% to $3.48. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 3.26% over the past week and fell -4.92% in the past month. It is currently trading 6.57% above its 50 day moving average and 189.7% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -37.63% decrease in value from its one year high of $5.58. The RSI indicator value of 54.09, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

MGT Capital Investments, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, acquires, develops, and monetizes assets in the online, mobile, and casino gaming space. The company operates through two segments, Gaming and Intellectual Property. It operates Slot Champ, a social casino platform; and owns the United States patents related to casino gaming systems. The company has a strategic alliance agreement with M2P Americas, Inc.; and M2P Entertainment GmbH to market and exploit MP2’s gaming technology in North and South America. MGT Capital Investments, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is based in Harrison, New York.

Three Movers to Watch for: Danaher Corp. (DHR), Alliant Energy Corporation (LNT), Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA)

Danaher Corp. (DHR) retreated with the stock falling -0.1% or $-0.08 to close at $81.2 on light trading volume of 1.59M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.64M. The Washington District of Columbia 20037 based company operating under the Diversified Machinery industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 17.22% up for the period and up by 15.7% so far this year. With price target of $87.25 and a 32.26% rebound from 52-week low, Danaher Corp. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Its Test & Measurement segment provides instruments products; services and products that help to convert concepts into finished products; professional tools; and wheel service equipment. The company’s Environmental segment provides instrumentation and disinfection systems; and solutions and services focused on fuel dispensing, remote fuel management, point-of-sale and payment system, environmental compliance, vehicle tracking, and fleet management. Its Life Sciences & Diagnostics segment offers chemistry systems, immunoassay systems, hematology and flow cytometry products, microbiology systems, and systems and workflow automations solutions. This segment also provides professional microscopes; mass spectrometers; bioanalytical measurement systems; workflow instruments and consumables; and filtration products, which are used to remove solid, liquid, and gaseous contaminants. The company’s Dental segment offers consumables, equipment, and services to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums, and supporting bone. The company’s Industrial Technologies segment provides equipment, consumables, and software for various printing, marking, coding, packaging, design, and color management applications; and a range of electromechanical and electronic motion control products. This segment also offers devices that sense, monitor and control operational or manufacturing variables; instruments, controls, and monitoring systems used in electric utilities and industrial facilities; engineered energetic materials components; and supplemental braking systems for commercial vehicles. The company was formerly known as Diversified Mortgage Investors, Inc. and changed its name to Danaher Corporation in 1984. Danaher Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia.

Alliant Energy Corporation (LNT) dropped $-0.04 to close the day at a new closing price of $39.24, a -0.1% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 49.68% above its 52 week low of $27.14. A total of 1.04M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.14M. The stock, which fluctuated between $39.14 and $39.56 during the day, currently situated -3.56% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -2.3% in the past one month and up by 8.01% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $39.7 and RSI of 44.61, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Alliant Energy Corporation operates as a utility holding company that provides regulated electricity and natural gas services to residential, commercial, industrial, and wholesale customers in the Midwest region of the United States. It operates through three segments: Electric, Gas, and Other. The company, through its subsidiary, Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL), primarily generates and distributes electricity, and distributes and transports natural gas in Iowa and southern Minnesota; and generates and distributes steam in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Alliant Energy, through its subsidiary, Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL), generates and distributes electricity, and distributes and transports natural gas in Wisconsin. As of December 31, 2015, IPL supplied electricity to 489,000 retail customers and natural gas to 225,000 retail customers; and WPL supplied electricity to 461,000 retail customers and natural gas to 184,000 retail customers. It offers electric utility services to retail customers in food manufacturing, chemical, and paper industries. In addition, the company holds investments in various businesses, which provide freight services through a short-line railway between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Iowa; a barge terminal and hauling services on the Mississippi River; and other transfer and storage services. Further, it owns a non-regulated natural gas-fired electric generating unit near Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin; and owns the non-regulated 99 MW Franklin County wind project located in Franklin County, Iowa. Alliant Energy Corporation was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) shares were down in last trading by -0.1% to $29.03. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 9.3% over the past week and grew 11.06% in the past month. It is currently trading 8.71% above its 50 day moving average and 27.63% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -12.18% decrease in value from its one year high of $36.84. The RSI indicator value of 60.43, lead us to believe that it is 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.

Stocks In Action: Level 3 Communications, Inc. (LVLT), MasterCard Incorporated (MA), Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA)

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (LVLT) traded within a range of $49.41 to $50.78 after opening the day at $50.58. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -8.81% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.04% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $49.57 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -13.93% below its 52 week high of $57.59 and 21.32% above its 12-month low of $40.86. The shares are down by over -5.02% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 32.53 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Level 3 Communications, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a facilities-based provider of a range of integrated communications services. It operates through North America, EMEA, and Latin America segments. The company offers Internet protocol (IP) and data services comprising Internet services, virtual private network, Ethernet, content delivery network, media delivery, Vyvx broadcast, managed, cloud and IT, and cloud connect services, as well as Communications as a Service. It also provides transport and fiber services comprising wavelengths, private lines, transoceanic services, and dark fiber, as well as related professional services; local and enterprise voice services, including Voice over Internet Protocol services and traditional circuit-switch based services; collaboration services, such as audio, Web, and video collaboration services; colocation and data center services comprising cloud, hosting, and application management solutions; and security services for mobile users or remote offices, governance, risk management, and compliance. In addition, the company provides wholesale voice services, including voice termination and toll free services. It primarily serves various types of customers, such as enterprises, content, government, and wholesale. The company was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado.

MasterCard Incorporated (MA) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.18% or $-0.17 to close the day at $95.07 on light trading volume of 3.51M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.11M. The Purchase New York 10577 based company has been underperforming the credit services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -1.62%, compared to the industry which has dropped -4.38% over the same period. With RSI of 58.62, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $110.43, making it a hold for now.

MasterCard Incorporated, a technology company, provides transaction processing and other payment-related products and services in the United States and internationally. It facilitates the processing of payment transactions, including authorization, clearing, and settlement, as well as delivers related products and services. The company also offers value-added services, such as loyalty and reward programs, and information and consulting services. In addition, it provides cross-border and domestic processing services; and issuer and acquirer processing solutions, and payment and mobile gateways. Further, the company offers various payment products and solutions for cardholders, merchants, financial institutions, and governments; programs that enable issuers to provide consumers with cards to defer payments; payment products and solutions that allow its customers to access funds in deposit and other accounts; prepaid payment programs and management services; and commercial payment products and solutions. Additionally, it provides products and services to prevent, detect, and respond to fraud and ensure the safety of transactions. The company offers payment solutions and services under the MasterCard, Maestro, and Cirrus brands. MasterCard Incorporated was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) dropped $-0.92 to close the day at a new closing price of $26.94, a -3.3% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 91.87% above its 52 week low of $14.82. A total of 3.51M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.71M. The stock, which fluctuated between $26.77 and $27.74 during the day, currently situated -29.% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.47% in the past one month and up by 23.69% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $29.57 and RSI of 48.33, 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.

Trader Alert: Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA), NiSource Inc. (NI), ONEOK Inc. (OKE)

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) retreated with the stock falling -0.63% or $-0.18 to close at $28.41 on light trading volume of 2.05M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.8M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -24.21% down for the period and up by 31.07% so far this year. With price target of $29.57 and a 97.35% 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.

NiSource Inc. (NI) dropped $-0.28 to close the day at a new closing price of $25.77, a -1.07% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 64.28% above its 52 week low of $16.04. A total of 2.04M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.98M. The stock, which fluctuated between $25.61 and $26.13 during the day, currently situated -4.34% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 1.82% in the past one month and up by 16.42% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $24.08 and RSI of 50.67, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

NiSource Inc., an energy holding company, provides natural gas, electricity, and other products and services in the United States. It operates through two segments, Gas Distribution Operations and Electric Operations. The company provides natural gas service and transportation to residential, commercial, and industrial customers; generates, transmits, and distributes electricity; and provides wholesale and transmission transaction services. It serves approximately 3.4 million natural gas customers and 463,000 electric customers in in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, Indiana, and Massachusetts. The company also owns and operates 3 coal-fired electric generating stations with a net capability of 2,540 megawatts (MW), 3 gas-fired generating units with a net capability of 196 MW, and 2 hydroelectric generating plants with a net capability of 10 MW, as well as a combined cycle gas turbine plant with a capacity of 535 MW. The company was formerly known as NIPSCO Industries, Inc. and changed its name to NiSource Inc. in April 1999. NiSource Inc. was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Indiana.

ONEOK Inc. (OKE) shares were down in last trading by -0.24% to $45.32. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -4.61% over the past week and fell -1.09% in the past month. It is currently trading 0.16% above its 50 day moving average and 41.49% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -7.68% decrease in value from its one year high of $49.09. The RSI indicator value of 42.95, lead us to believe that it is 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.

Stocks Buzz: Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL)

Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.02% or $-0.01 to close the day at $48.97 on light trading volume of 1.88M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.46M. The Atlanta Georgia 30328 based company has been outperforming the housewares & accessories group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 19.99%, compared to the industry which has advanced 21.06% over the same period. With RSI of 55.15, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $54.93, making it a hold for now.

Newell Brands Inc. designs, manufactures or sources, and distributes consumer and commercial products worldwide. The company’s Writing segment offers writing instruments, including markers and highlighters, pens, and pencils; art products; activity-based adhesive and cutting products; fine writing instruments; and labeling solutions under the Sharpie, Paper Mate, Expo, Prismacolor, Mr. Sketch, Elmer’s, X-Acto, Parker, Waterman, and Dymo Office brands. Its Home Solutions segment provides indoor/outdoor organization, food storage, and home storage products; durable beverage containers; gourmet cookware, bakeware, and cutlery; window treatments; and hair care accessories under the Rubbermaid, Contigo, Bubba, Calphalon, Levolor, and Goody brands. The company’s Tools segment offers hand and power tool accessories; industrial band saw blades; tools for HVAC systems; and industrial label makers and printers under the Irwin, Lenox, Hilmor, and Dymo Industrial brands. Its Commercial Products segment designs, manufactures or sources, and distributes cleaning and refuse products, hygiene systems, and material handling solutions under the Rubbermaid Commercial Products brand names. The company’s Baby & Parenting segment offers infant and juvenile products, such as car seats, strollers, highchairs, and playards directly under the Graco, Baby Jogger, Aprica, and Teutonia brands. The company sells its products through distributors and directly to mass merchants, warehouse clubs, grocery/drug stores, office superstores, office supply stores, and contract stationers, as well as travel retail, on-line, and other retailers; and specialty and department stores, home centers, industrial/construction outlets, commercial products distributors, contract customers, and other professional customers. The company was formerly known as Newell Rubbermaid Inc. and changed its name to Newell Brands Inc. in April 2016. Newell Brands Inc. was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) retreated with the stock falling -1.45% or $-0.42 to close at $28.59 on light trading volume of 1.88M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.81M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -21.54% down for the period and up by 31.9% so far this year. With price target of $29.57 and a 98.6% 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.

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.18% or $-0.08 to close the day at $44.24 on lower than average trading volume of 1.87M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.2M. The Minneapolis Minnesota 55401 based company has been outperforming the electric utilities companies by 13.8009% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 25.23% YTD, versus the electric utilities industry which is up 21.47% for the same period. The RSI of 60.41 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

3 Notable Runners: Janus Capital Group, Inc. (JNS), First Solar, Inc. (FSLR), Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA)

Janus Capital Group, Inc. (JNS) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.41% or $0.06 to close the day at $14.82 on higher than average trading volume of 1.68M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.61M. The Denver Colorado 80206 based company has been underperforming the asset management companies by -4.105% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 6.84% YTD, versus the asset management industry which is down -1.28% for the same period. The RSI of 56.8 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Janus Capital Group, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company with approximately $167.7 billion in assets under management. It also provides retirement planning, investment planning, tax planning, investment for college, and tax planning services to its clients. The firm primarily provides its services to investment companies, retail investors, institutions, and individuals. Through its subsidiaries, it manages equity, fixed income, money markets, and balanced mutual funds for its clients and invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. The firm was formerly known as Stilwell Financial Incorporated. Janus Capital Group was founded in 1969 and is based in Denver Colorado with additional offices in the United States, Hong Kong; London; Milan; and Tokyo, Japan.

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) had a light trading with around 1.68M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.16M. The stock traded between $47.34 and $48.68 before closing at the price of $48.12 with -0.43% change on the day. The Tempe Arizona 85281 based company is currently trading 19.55% above its 52 week low of $40.25 and -35.23% below its 52 week high of $74.29. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 51.04 and $68.83 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

First Solar, Inc. provides solar energy solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Components and Systems. The Components segment designs, manufactures, and sells solar modules that convert sunlight into electricity. This segment manufactures cadmium telluride and crystalline silicon modules for system integrators and operators. The Systems segment provides turn-key PV solar power systems or solar solutions, such as project development; engineering, procurement, and construction; and operating and maintenance services to utilities, independent power producers, and commercial and industrial companies. The company was formerly known as First Solar Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to First Solar, Inc. in 2006. First Solar, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) traded within a range of $28.94 to $29.41 after opening the day at $29.15. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 33.84% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.89% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $29.01 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -25.43% below its 52 week high of $42.69 and 101.52% above its 12-month low of $14.82. The shares are up by over 22.1% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 59.79 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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.