Stocks Alert: Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU), Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ), Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR)

Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) grew with the stock adding 0.29% or $0.32 to close at $112.11 on active trading volume of 2.3M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.09M. The Newark New Jersey 07102 based company operating under the Life Insurance industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 75.71% up for the period and up by 7.74% so far this year. With price target of $110.29 and a 88.23% rebound from 52-week low, Prudential Financial, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services in the United States and internationally. It offers primarily life insurance, annuities, retirement-related, mutual funds, and investment management products and services. The company operates through U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management, U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance, and International Insurance divisions. The U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management division provides individual variable and fixed annuity products; and recordkeeping, plan administration, actuarial advisory, tailored participant education and communication, trustee, and institutional and retail investment services. It also offers brokerage services; guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements, structured settlement annuities, and other group annuities; and investment management and advisory services to the public and private marketplace. The U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance division provides individual variable, term, and universal life insurance products to mass middle, mass affluent, and affluent markets; group life; long-term and short-term group disability; and group corporate, bank, and trust-owned life insurance products to institutional clients. It also sells accidental death and dismemberment, and other ancillary coverages; and offers plan administrative services. The International Insurance division provides individual life insurance, retirement, and related products. The company serves individual and institutional customers through third-party broker-dealers, independent financial planners, financial professionals, third-party financial advisors, brokers, benefits consultants, sales force, wire houses, banks, general agencies, producer groups, life planners, and life consultants. Prudential Financial, Inc. was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) gained $2.3 to close the day at a new closing price of $158.51, a 1.47% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 16.67% above its 52 week low of $137.25. A total of 2.29M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.99M. The stock, which fluctuated between $156.16 and $158.69 during the day, currently situated -8.19% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 5.62% in the past one month and up by 4.27% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $176.44 and RSI of 64.51, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Constellation Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, imports, and markets beer, wine, and spirits in the United States, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, and Italy. The company sells wine across various categories, including table wine, sparkling wine, and dessert wine. Its principal brands comprise Arbor Mist, Black Box, Blackstone, Clos du Bois, Estancia, Franciscan Estate, Inniskillin, Kim Crawford, Mark West, Mount Veeder, Nobilo, Ravenswood, Rex Goliath, Robert Mondavi, Ruffino, Simi, Toasted Head, Wild Horse, Black Velvet Canadian Whisky, and SVEDKA Vodka. The company offers its products to wholesale distributors, retailers, on-premise locations, and government alcohol beverage control agencies. Constellation Brands, Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Victor, New York.

Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR) shares were down in last trading by -0.67% to $46.01. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.5% over the past week and fell -10.56% in the past month. It is currently trading -9.72% below its 50 day moving average and -3.32% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -23.7% decrease in value from its one year high of $60.3. The RSI indicator value of 36.06, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Continental Resources, Inc. explores for, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas properties in the north, south, and east regions of the United States. The company sells its crude oil and natural gas production to energy marketing companies, crude oil refining companies, and natural gas gathering and processing companies. As of December 31, 2015, its estimated proved reserves were 1,226 million barrels of crude oil equivalent (MMBoe) with estimated proved developed reserves of 525 MMBoe. Continental Resources, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: HP Inc. (HPQ), Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY), Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU)

HP Inc. (HPQ) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.12% or $0.02 to close the day at $16.06 on active trading volume of 17.09M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.67M. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company has been outperforming the diversified computer systems group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 70%, compared to the industry which has advanced 83.85% over the same period. With RSI of 71.48, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $16.07, making it a hold for now.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses, and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, solutions, and services, as well as scanning devices; and laserJet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and 3D printing solutions. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY) climbed 1.61% during last trading as the stock added $0.37 to finish the day at $23.32 with about 4.01M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.23M. The $10.97B market cap company, which fluctuated between $22.84 and $23.41 during the day, currently situated 57.14% above its 52 week low of $14.84 and 1.17% away from its one year high of $23.41. The RSI of 79.8 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Ally Financial Inc., a diversified financial services company, provides a range of financial products and services primarily to automotive dealers and their retail customers in the United States. It offers dealer financial services, including a range of financial services and insurance products to automotive dealers and retail customers. The company also provides automotive finance services for dealers, such as new and used vehicle inventory financing; inventory insurance; term loans, including real estate and working capital loans; and vehicle remarketing services, as well as vehicle service contracts (VCSs) and guaranteed automobile protection (GAP) products. In addition, it offers retail automotive financing for new and used vehicles, and leasing for new vehicles; consumer finance protection and insurance products, such as VSCs, maintenance coverage, and GAP products; commercial insurance products; and senior secured commercial-lending products. Further, the company, through its subsidiary, Ally Bank provides savings and money market accounts, certificates of deposit, interest-bearing checking accounts, trust accounts, and individual retirement accounts; and online and mobile banking, electronic bill pay, remote deposit, and electronic funds transfer. It also engages in the management of held-for-investment mortgage loan portfolio that includes the execution of bulk purchases of jumbo and low-to-moderate income mortgage loans originated by third parties. The company was formerly known as GMAC Inc. and changed its name to Ally Financial Inc. in May 2010. Ally Financial Inc. was founded in 1919 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) saw its value increase by 0.59% as the stock gained $0.65 to finish the day at a closing price of $110.45. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $62.62-$110.99 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $109.29 to $110.99 during the day, are up by 13.59% in the past three months and up by 46.35% over the past six months. It is currently trading 4.04% above its 20 day moving average and 4.68% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $110.29 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 65.01. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services in the United States and internationally. It offers primarily life insurance, annuities, retirement-related, mutual funds, and investment management products and services. The company operates through U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management, U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance, and International Insurance divisions. The U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management division provides individual variable and fixed annuity products; and recordkeeping, plan administration, actuarial advisory, tailored participant education and communication, trustee, and institutional and retail investment services. It also offers brokerage services; guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements, structured settlement annuities, and other group annuities; and investment management and advisory services to the public and private marketplace. The U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance division provides individual variable, term, and universal life insurance products to mass middle, mass affluent, and affluent markets; group life; long-term and short-term group disability; and group corporate, bank, and trust-owned life insurance products to institutional clients. It also sells accidental death and dismemberment, and other ancillary coverages; and offers plan administrative services. The International Insurance division provides individual life insurance, retirement, and related products. The company serves individual and institutional customers through third-party broker-dealers, independent financial planners, financial professionals, third-party financial advisors, brokers, benefits consultants, sales force, wire houses, banks, general agencies, producer groups, life planners, and life consultants. Prudential Financial, Inc. was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

 

Momentum Stocks: Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU), Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN), United Technologies Corporation (UTX)

Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) grew with the stock adding 0.33% or $0.36 to close at $108.75 on active trading volume of 2.71M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.3M. The Newark New Jersey 07102 based company operating under the Life Insurance industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 94.36% up for the period and up by 4.51% so far this year. With price target of $110.29 and a 97.12% rebound from 52-week low, Prudential Financial, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services in the United States and internationally. It offers primarily life insurance, annuities, retirement-related, mutual funds, and investment management products and services. The company operates through U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management, U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance, and International Insurance divisions. The U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management division provides individual variable and fixed annuity products; and recordkeeping, plan administration, actuarial advisory, tailored participant education and communication, trustee, and institutional and retail investment services. It also offers brokerage services; guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements, structured settlement annuities, and other group annuities; and investment management and advisory services to the public and private marketplace. The U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance division provides individual variable, term, and universal life insurance products to mass middle, mass affluent, and affluent markets; group life; long-term and short-term group disability; and group corporate, bank, and trust-owned life insurance products to institutional clients. It also sells accidental death and dismemberment, and other ancillary coverages; and offers plan administrative services. The International Insurance division provides individual life insurance, retirement, and related products. The company serves individual and institutional customers through third-party broker-dealers, independent financial planners, financial professionals, third-party financial advisors, brokers, benefits consultants, sales force, wire houses, banks, general agencies, producer groups, life planners, and life consultants. Prudential Financial, Inc. was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) had a light trading with around 2.69M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.95M. The stock traded between $64.75 and $65.49 before closing at the price of $65.06 with -0.5% change on the day. The Springdale Arkansas 72762 based company is currently trading 17.21% above its 52 week low of $55.72 and -15.23% below its 52 week high of $77.05. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $70.33 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Tyson Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Chicken, Beef, Pork, and Prepared Foods. The company raises and processes chickens into fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken products; processes live fed cattle and live market hogs; and fabricates dressed beef and pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts, as well as case ready beef and pork, and fully-cooked meats. It also supplies poultry breeding stock; sells allied products, such as hide and meats; and manufactures and markets frozen and refrigerated food products, including pepperoni, bacon, breakfast sausage, turkey, lunchmeat, hot dogs, pizza crusts and toppings, flour and corn tortilla products, desserts, appetizers, snacks, prepared meals, ethnic foods, soups, sauces, side dishes, meat dishes, breadsticks, and processed meats. Tyson Foods, Inc. offers its products primarily under the Tyson, Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, Ball Park, Van’s, Sara Lee, Chef Pierre, Wright, Aidells, State Fair, Gallo Salame, and Golden Island brands. The company sells its products through its sales staff to grocery retailers, grocery wholesalers, meat distributors, warehouse club stores, military commissaries, industrial food processing companies, chain restaurants or their distributors, live markets, international export companies, and domestic distributors, as well as through independent brokers and trading companies. Tyson Foods, Inc. was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas.

United Technologies Corporation (UTX) saw its value increase by 0.87% as the stock gained $0.96 to finish the day at a closing price of $111.05. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $85.56-$112.83 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $110.08 to $111.26 during the day, are up by 6.61% in the past three months and up by 2.96% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.8% above its 20 day moving average and 0.98% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $117.93 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 54.24.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and services to building systems and aerospace industries worldwide. Its Otis segment designs, manufactures, sells, and installs passenger and freight elevators, escalators, and moving walkways; and offers modernization products to upgrade elevators and escalators, as well as maintenance and repair services. The company’s UTC Climate, Controls & Security segment provides heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration solutions, such as controls for residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation applications. This segment offers electronic security products, including intruder alarms, access control systems, and video surveillance systems; fire safety products; and design, installation, systems integration, repair, maintenance, monitoring, and inspection services. Its Pratt & Whitney segment supplies aircraft engines for commercial, military, business jet, and general aviation markets; and provides aftermarket maintenance, repair, and overhaul, as well as fleet management services. The company’s UTC Aerospace Systems segment provides electric power generation, power management, and distribution systems; air data and aircraft sensing systems; engine control, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems; engine components; environmental control systems; fire and ice detection, and protection systems; propeller systems; engine nacelle systems; aircraft lighting and seating, and cargo systems; actuation and landing systems; space products and subsystems; and aftermarket services. United Technologies Corporation offers its services through manufacturers’ representatives, distributors, wholesalers, dealers, retail outlets, and sales representatives, as well as directly to customers. United Technologies Corporation was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Farmington, Connecticut.

 

Stocks To Watch: Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU), Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC), Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ)

Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) traded within a range of $104.45 to $105.9 after opening the day at $105.89. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 1.11% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.29% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $105.22 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -2.83% below its 52 week high of $108.29 and 90.72% above its 12-month low of $57.19. The shares are up by over 19.31% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 47.93 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services in the United States and internationally. It offers primarily life insurance, annuities, retirement-related, mutual funds, and investment management products and services. The company operates through U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management, U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance, and International Insurance divisions. The U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management division provides individual variable and fixed annuity products; and recordkeeping, plan administration, actuarial advisory, tailored participant education and communication, trustee, and institutional and retail investment services. It also offers brokerage services; guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements, structured settlement annuities, and other group annuities; and investment management and advisory services to the public and private marketplace. The U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance division provides individual variable, term, and universal life insurance products to mass middle, mass affluent, and affluent markets; group life; long-term and short-term group disability; and group corporate, bank, and trust-owned life insurance products to institutional clients. It also sells accidental death and dismemberment, and other ancillary coverages; and offers plan administrative services. The International Insurance division provides individual life insurance, retirement, and related products. The company serves individual and institutional customers through third-party broker-dealers, independent financial planners, financial professionals, third-party financial advisors, brokers, benefits consultants, sales force, wire houses, banks, general agencies, producer groups, life planners, and life consultants. Prudential Financial, Inc. was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.92% or $0.64 to close the day at $70.41 on active trading volume of 2.28M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.11M. The New York New York 10036 based company has been outperforming the insurance brokers group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 29.99%, compared to the industry which has advanced 26.21% over the same period. With RSI of 63.55, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $73.82, making it a hold for now.

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., a professional services firm, provides advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and people worldwide. It operates through two segments, Risk and Insurance Services; and Consulting. The Risk and Insurance Services segment offers risk management services, such as risk advice, risk transfer, risk control, and mitigation solutions, as well as insurance, reinsurance broking, catastrophe and financial modeling services, and related advisory services. This segment serves businesses, public entities, insurance companies, associations, professional services organizations, and private clients. The Consulting segment provides health, retirement, talent, and investments consulting services and products; and specialized management, and economic and brand consulting services. This segment assists public and private sector employers in the design, management, and administration of employee health care programs; provides a range of strategic and compliance-related retirement services and solutions to corporate, governmental, and institutional clients; advises organizations on the engagement, management, and rewarding of employees; and offers investment consulting and other services to the sponsors of pension funds, foundations, endowments, other investors, and wealth management companies. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. was founded in 1871 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) gained $2.58 to close the day at a new closing price of $154.58, a 1.7% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 19.91% above its 52 week low of $134.4. A total of 2.27M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.22M. The stock, which fluctuated between $152.01 and $154.82 during the day, currently situated -10.47% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 3.14% in the past one month and down by -6.59% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $176.44 and RSI of 59.74, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Constellation Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, imports, and markets beer, wine, and spirits in the United States, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, and Italy. The company sells wine across various categories, including table wine, sparkling wine, and dessert wine. Its principal brands comprise Arbor Mist, Black Box, Blackstone, Clos du Bois, Estancia, Franciscan Estate, Inniskillin, Kim Crawford, Mark West, Mount Veeder, Nobilo, Ravenswood, Rex Goliath, Robert Mondavi, Ruffino, Simi, Toasted Head, Wild Horse, Black Velvet Canadian Whisky, and SVEDKA Vodka. The company offers its products to wholesale distributors, retailers, on-premise locations, and government alcohol beverage control agencies. Constellation Brands, Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Victor, New York.

 

Momentum Stocks: O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (ORLY), Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU), Vantiv, Inc. (VNTV)

O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (ORLY) retreated with the stock falling -0.55% or $-1.44 to close at $258.4 on light trading volume of 1.18M compared its three months average trading volume of 791.67K. The Springfield Missouri 65802 based company operating under the Auto Parts Stores industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 6.75% up for the period and down by -7.19% so far this year. With price target of $309 and a 14.08% rebound from 52-week low, O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

O’Reilly Automotive, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the retail of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories in the United States. The company provides new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, such as alternators, starters, fuel pumps, water pumps, brake system components, batteries, belts, hoses, temperature controls, chassis parts, driveline parts, and engine parts; maintenance items comprising oil, antifreeze products, fluids, filters, wiper blades, lighting products, engine additives, and appearance products; and accessories, such as floor mats, seat covers, and truck accessories. Its stores offer auto body paint and related materials, automotive tools, and professional service provider service equipment. The company’s stores also offer enhanced services and programs comprising used oil, oil filter, and battery recycling; battery, wiper, and bulb replacement; battery diagnostic testing; electrical and module testing; check engine light code extraction; loaner tool program; drum and rotor resurfacing; custom hydraulic hoses; professional paint shop mixing and related materials; and machine shops. Its stores provide do-it-yourself and professional service provider customers a selection of brand name, house brands, and private label products for domestic and imported automobiles, vans, and trucks. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 4,571 stores in 44 states. O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Springfield, Missouri.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) had a light trading with around 1.18M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.43M. The stock traded between $105.35 and $106.65 before closing at the price of $106.11 with -0.21% change on the day. The Newark New Jersey 07102 based company is currently trading 92.33% above its 52 week low of $57.19 and -2.01% below its 52 week high of $108.29. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $110.29 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services in the United States and internationally. It offers primarily life insurance, annuities, retirement-related, mutual funds, and investment management products and services. The company operates through U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management, U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance, and International Insurance divisions. The U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management division provides individual variable and fixed annuity products; and recordkeeping, plan administration, actuarial advisory, tailored participant education and communication, trustee, and institutional and retail investment services. It also offers brokerage services; guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements, structured settlement annuities, and other group annuities; and investment management and advisory services to the public and private marketplace. The U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance division provides individual variable, term, and universal life insurance products to mass middle, mass affluent, and affluent markets; group life; long-term and short-term group disability; and group corporate, bank, and trust-owned life insurance products to institutional clients. It also sells accidental death and dismemberment, and other ancillary coverages; and offers plan administrative services. The International Insurance division provides individual life insurance, retirement, and related products. The company serves individual and institutional customers through third-party broker-dealers, independent financial planners, financial professionals, third-party financial advisors, brokers, benefits consultants, sales force, wire houses, banks, general agencies, producer groups, life planners, and life consultants. Prudential Financial, Inc. was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

Vantiv, Inc. (VNTV) saw its value decrease by -0.25% as the stock dropped $-0.16 to finish the day at a closing price of $63.46. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $44.53-$64.08 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $63.03 to $63.97 during the day, are up by 8.94% in the past three months and up by 15.13% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.58% above its 20 day moving average and 5.76% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $67.86 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 71.53.The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

Vantiv, Inc., through its subsidiary, Vantiv Holding, LLC, provides electronic payment processing services to merchants and financial institutions in the United States. It operates in two segments, Merchant Services and Financial Institution Services. The Merchant Services segment offers merchant acquiring and payment processing services, such as authorization and settlement, customer service, chargeback and retrieval processing, and interchange management to merchants, and regional and small-to-mid sized businesses. This segment also provides value-added services, such as omni-channel acceptance, prepaid services, and gift card solutions, as well as security solutions, such as point-to-point encryption and tokenization at the point of sale and for ecommerce transactions. The Financial Institution Services segment provides card issuer processing, payment network processing, fraud protection, card production, prepaid program management, automated teller machine driving, portfolio optimization, data analytics, and card program marketing, as well as network gateway and switching services. It also provides statement production, and collections and inbound/outbound call centers for credit transactions, as well as other services, which include credit card portfolio analytics, program strategy and support, fraud and security management, and chargeback and dispute services. This segment serves financial institutions comprising regional banks, community banks, credit unions, and regional personal identification number networks. The company markets its services through various distribution channels, including national, regional, and mid-market sales teams, as well as through third-party reseller clients and telesales operation. Vantiv, Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU), Workday, Inc. (WDAY)

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.23% or $0.8 to close the day at $65.67 on light trading volume of 1.55M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.93M. The Louisville Kentucky 40213 based company has been outperforming the restaurants group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 28.8%, compared to the industry which has advanced 10.26% over the same period. With RSI of 62.13, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $67.72, making it a hold for now.

YUM! Brands, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates quick service restaurants. It operates in four segments: YUM China, the KFC Division, the Pizza Hut Division, and the Taco Bell Division. The company develops, operates, franchises, and licenses a system of restaurants, which prepare, package, and sell various food items. As of April 21, 2016, it operated approximately 43,000 restaurants in approximately 130 countries and territories primarily under the KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell brands, which specialize in chicken, pizza, and Mexican-style food categories. The company was formerly known as TRICON Global Restaurants, Inc. and changed its name to YUM! Brands, Inc. in May 2002. YUM! Brands, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) retreated with the stock falling -1.07% or $-1.13 to close at $104.43 on light trading volume of 1.55M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.47M. The Newark New Jersey 07102 based company operating under the Life Insurance industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 62.08% up for the period and up by 0.36% so far this year. With price target of $110.6 and a 89.29% rebound from 52-week low, Prudential Financial, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services in the United States and internationally. It offers primarily life insurance, annuities, retirement-related, mutual funds, and investment management products and services. The company operates through U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management, U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance, and International Insurance divisions. The U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management division provides individual variable and fixed annuity products; and recordkeeping, plan administration, actuarial advisory, tailored participant education and communication, trustee, and institutional and retail investment services. It also offers brokerage services; guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements, structured settlement annuities, and other group annuities; and investment management and advisory services to the public and private marketplace. The U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance division provides individual variable, term, and universal life insurance products to mass middle, mass affluent, and affluent markets; group life; long-term and short-term group disability; and group corporate, bank, and trust-owned life insurance products to institutional clients. It also sells accidental death and dismemberment, and other ancillary coverages; and offers plan administrative services. The International Insurance division provides individual life insurance, retirement, and related products. The company serves individual and institutional customers through third-party broker-dealers, independent financial planners, financial professionals, third-party financial advisors, brokers, benefits consultants, sales force, wire houses, banks, general agencies, producer groups, life planners, and life consultants. Prudential Financial, Inc. was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

Workday, Inc. (WDAY) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.35% or $0.29 to close the day at $82.67 on lower than average trading volume of 1.55M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.2M. The Pleasanton California 94588 based company has been outperforming the application software companies by -2.7505% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 25.09% YTD, versus the application software industry which is up 7.12% for the same period. The RSI of 63.77 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Workday, Inc. provides enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources in the United States and internationally. It offers applications for customers to manage critical business functions that enable them to optimize their financial and human capital resources. The company provides Workday Financial Management application that provides functions of general ledger, accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management, asset management, employee expense management, revenue management, projects, procurement, inventory, and grants management. It also provides Workday Human Capital Management application that includes human resources management comprising workforce lifecycle management, organization management, compensation, absence, and employee benefits administration; and global talent management consisting of goal management, performance management, succession planning, and career and development planning. In addition, the company offers Workday Recruiting, an application that supports the needs of candidates, hiring managers, the interview team, and recruiters; Workday Payroll application that address the enterprise payroll needs; Workday Time Tracking application that automates workforce management processes; and Workday Professional Services Automation application. Further, it offers Workday Insight Applications that leverage advanced data science and machine learning methodologies to help customers make smarter financial and workforce decisions; and Workday Student, a student and faculty lifecycle information system. The company serves technology, financial services, business and professional services, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, retail and hospitality, education, and government and non-profit industries. The company was formerly known as North Tahoe Power Tools, Inc. and changed its name to Workday, Inc. in July 2005. Workday, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, California.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU), HP Inc. (HPQ), Entergy Corporation (ETR)

Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.44% or $-0.46 to close the day at $105.11 on light trading volume of 1.57M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.47M. The Newark New Jersey 07102 based company has been outperforming the life insurance group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 56.62%, compared to the industry which has advanced 28.8% over the same period. With RSI of 50.62, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $110.6, making it a hold for now.

Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services in the United States and internationally. It offers primarily life insurance, annuities, retirement-related, mutual funds, and investment management products and services. The company operates through U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management, U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance, and International Insurance divisions. The U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management division provides individual variable and fixed annuity products; and recordkeeping, plan administration, actuarial advisory, tailored participant education and communication, trustee, and institutional and retail investment services. It also offers brokerage services; guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements, structured settlement annuities, and other group annuities; and investment management and advisory services to the public and private marketplace. The U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance division provides individual variable, term, and universal life insurance products to mass middle, mass affluent, and affluent markets; group life; long-term and short-term group disability; and group corporate, bank, and trust-owned life insurance products to institutional clients. It also sells accidental death and dismemberment, and other ancillary coverages; and offers plan administrative services. The International Insurance division provides individual life insurance, retirement, and related products. The company serves individual and institutional customers through third-party broker-dealers, independent financial planners, financial professionals, third-party financial advisors, brokers, benefits consultants, sales force, wire houses, banks, general agencies, producer groups, life planners, and life consultants. Prudential Financial, Inc. was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

HP Inc. (HPQ) climbed 1.42% during last trading as the stock added $0.21 to finish the day at $15.05 with about 14.87M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 12.18M. The $25.67B market cap company, which fluctuated between $14.57 and $15.11 during the day, currently situated 75.4% above its 52 week low of $8.91 and -6.6% away from its one year high of $16.25. The RSI of 52.93 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, solutions, and services, as well as scanning devices; and laserjet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and 3D printing solutions. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Entergy Corporation (ETR) saw its value increase by 1.46% as the stock gained $1.03 to finish the day at a closing price of $71.64. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $66.71-$82.08 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $70.53 to $71.98 during the day, are up by 0.22% in the past three months and down by -9.8% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.02% below its 20 day moving average and 0.73% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $73.5 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 54.72. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Entergy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation and distribution of electricity in the United States. It operates in two segments, Utility and Entergy Wholesale Commodities. The Utility segment generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electric power in portions of Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas, and Louisiana, including the City of New Orleans; and distributes natural gas. The Entergy Wholesale Commodities segment is engaged in the ownership, operation, and decommissioning of nuclear power plants located in the northern United States; sells the electric power to wholesale customers; offers services to other nuclear power plant owners; and owns interests in non-nuclear power plants that sell the electric power to wholesale customers. This segment sells energy to retail power providers, utilities, electric power co-operatives, power trading organizations, and other power generation companies. It generates electricity through gas/oil, nuclear, coal, wind, and hydro power. The company’s power plants have approximately 30,000 megawatts (MW) of aggregate electric generating capacity, including approximately 10,000 MW of nuclear-fueled capacity. It delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

Trader’s Round Up: Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ), Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU), Level 3 Communications, Inc. (LVLT)

Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) grew with the stock adding 0.68% or $1.04 to close at $154.09 on active trading volume of 2.18M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.14M. The Victor New York 14564 based company operating under the Beverages – Wineries & Distillers industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 4.85% up for the period and up by 0.51% so far this year. With price target of $175.13 and a 19.21% rebound from 52-week low, Constellation Brands, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Constellation Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, imports, and markets beer, wine, and spirits in the United States, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, and Italy. The company sells wine across various categories, including table wine, sparkling wine, and dessert wine. Its principal brands comprise Arbor Mist, Black Box, Blackstone, Clos du Bois, Estancia, Franciscan Estate, Inniskillin, Kim Crawford, Mark West, Mount Veeder, Nobilo, Ravenswood, Rex Goliath, Robert Mondavi, Ruffino, Simi, Toasted Head, Wild Horse, Black Velvet Canadian Whisky, and SVEDKA Vodka. The company offers its products to wholesale distributors, retailers, on-premise locations, and government alcohol beverage control agencies. Constellation Brands, Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Victor, New York.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) gained $1.67 to close the day at a new closing price of $107.36, a 1.58% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 94.6% above its 52 week low of $57.19. A total of 2.18M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.51M. The stock, which fluctuated between $106.34 and $107.5 during the day, currently situated -0.86% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 1.62% in the past one month and up by 29.43% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $111.14 and RSI of 58.96, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services in the United States and internationally. It offers primarily life insurance, annuities, retirement-related, mutual funds, and investment management products and services. The company operates through U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management, U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance, and International Insurance divisions. The U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management division provides individual variable and fixed annuity products; and recordkeeping, plan administration, actuarial advisory, tailored participant education and communication, trustee, and institutional and retail investment services. It also offers brokerage services; guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements, structured settlement annuities, and other group annuities; and investment management and advisory services to the public and private marketplace. The U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance division provides individual variable, term, and universal life insurance products to mass middle, mass affluent, and affluent markets; group life; long-term and short-term group disability; and group corporate, bank, and trust-owned life insurance products to institutional clients. It also sells accidental death and dismemberment, and other ancillary coverages; and offers plan administrative services. The International Insurance division provides individual life insurance, retirement, and related products. The company serves individual and institutional customers through third-party broker-dealers, independent financial planners, financial professionals, third-party financial advisors, brokers, benefits consultants, sales force, wire houses, banks, general agencies, producer groups, life planners, and life consultants. Prudential Financial, Inc. was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (LVLT) shares were up in last trading by 0.42% to $59.2. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.61% over the past week and grew 4.95% in the past month. It is currently trading 4.1% above its 50 day moving average and 12.95% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.17% decrease in value from its one year high of $59.31. The RSI indicator value of 63.96, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

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.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG), Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU), Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC)

EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.08% or $-0.08 to close the day at $105.4 on light trading volume of 2.53M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.64M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 74.14%, compared to the industry which has advanced 65.15% over the same period. With RSI of 60.7, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $111.21, making it a hold for now.

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.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) climbed 1.61% during last trading as the stock added $1.67 to finish the day at $105.59 with about 2.52M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.55M. The $46.03B market cap company, which fluctuated between $103.64 and $105.65 during the day, currently situated 91.39% above its 52 week low of $57.19 and -2.49% away from its one year high of $108.29. The RSI of 54.96 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services in the United States and internationally. It offers primarily life insurance, annuities, retirement-related, mutual funds, and investment management products and services. The company operates through U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management, U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance, and International Insurance divisions. The U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management division provides individual variable and fixed annuity products; and recordkeeping, plan administration, actuarial advisory, tailored participant education and communication, trustee, and institutional and retail investment services. It also offers brokerage services; guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements, structured settlement annuities, and other group annuities; and investment management and advisory services to the public and private marketplace. The U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance division provides individual variable, term, and universal life insurance products to mass middle, mass affluent, and affluent markets; group life; long-term and short-term group disability; and group corporate, bank, and trust-owned life insurance products to institutional clients. It also sells accidental death and dismemberment, and other ancillary coverages; and offers plan administrative services. The International Insurance division provides individual life insurance, retirement, and related products. The company serves individual and institutional customers through third-party broker-dealers, independent financial planners, financial professionals, third-party financial advisors, brokers, benefits consultants, sales force, wire houses, banks, general agencies, producer groups, life planners, and life consultants. Prudential Financial, Inc. was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC) saw its value increase by 0.98% as the stock gained $1.07 to finish the day at a closing price of $109.97. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $64.51-$112.99 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $105.89 to $110.04 during the day, are up by 16.7% in the past three months and up by 21.91% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.75% above its 20 day moving average and 3.77% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $107.5 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 54.52. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Norfolk Southern Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods. It also transports overseas freight through various Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports; provides logistics services; and operates scheduled passenger trains. In addition, the company engages in the acquisition, leasing, and management of coal, oil, gas, and minerals; development of commercial real estate; telecommunications; and leasing or sale of rail property and equipment. As of March 1, 2016, it operated approximately 20,000 miles of road in 22 states and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1883 and is based in Norfolk, Virginia.

 

Worth Watching Stocks: Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU), The Michaels Companies, Inc. (MIK), The Boeing Company (BA)

Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) saw its value decrease by -1.24% as the stock dropped $-1.31 to finish the day at a closing price of $103.92. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $57.19-$108.29 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $103.53 to $104.98 during the day, are up by 23.96% in the past three months and up by 40.09% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.53% below its 20 day moving average and 2.63% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $111.14 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 48.57.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services in the United States and internationally. It offers primarily life insurance, annuities, retirement-related, mutual funds, and investment management products and services. The company operates through U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management, U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance, and International Insurance divisions. The U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management division provides individual variable and fixed annuity products; and recordkeeping, plan administration, actuarial advisory, tailored participant education and communication, trustee, and institutional and retail investment services. It also offers brokerage services; guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements, structured settlement annuities, and other group annuities; and investment management and advisory services to the public and private marketplace. The U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance division provides individual variable, term, and universal life insurance products to mass middle, mass affluent, and affluent markets; group life; long-term and short-term group disability; and group corporate, bank, and trust-owned life insurance products to institutional clients. It also sells accidental death and dismemberment, and other ancillary coverages; and offers plan administrative services. The International Insurance division provides individual life insurance, retirement, and related products. The company serves individual and institutional customers through third-party broker-dealers, independent financial planners, financial professionals, third-party financial advisors, brokers, benefits consultants, sales force, wire houses, banks, general agencies, producer groups, life planners, and life consultants. Prudential Financial, Inc. was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

The Michaels Companies, Inc. (MIK) shares were up in last trading by 5.36% to $21.62. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 4.95% over the past week and fell -3.31% in the past month. It is currently trading -4.17% below its 50 day moving average and -15.13% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -31.07% decrease in value from its one year high of $31.36. The RSI indicator value of 52.02, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

The Michaels Companies, Inc. owns and operates a chain of arts and crafts specialty retail stores under the Michaels and Aaron Brothers names in North America. Its Michaels stores offer approximately 35,000 stock-keeping units in crafts, home décor and seasonal, framing, and paper crafting. The company’s Aaron Brothers stores offer approximately 6,000 stock-keeping units, including photo frames, a line of ready-made frames, art prints, framed art, art supplies, and custom framing. It also provides private brands, including Recollections, Studio Decor, Bead Landing, Creatology, Ashland, Celebrate It, Art Minds, Artist’s Loft, Craft Smart, and Loops & Threads. In addition, the company manufactures custom and specialty framing merchandise; and distributes gifts and decor products. As of June 30, 2016, it operated 1,356 stores under the Michaels, Aaron Brothers, and Pat Catan’s brands in 49 states in the United States, as well as in and Canada. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

The Boeing Company (BA) traded within a range of $157.23 to $159.04 after opening the day at $158.2. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 1.28% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.73% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $157.67 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -1.5% below its 52 week high of $160.07 and 58.18% above its 12-month low of $102.1. The shares are up by over 19.01% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 56.37 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sells, services, and supports commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight, and launch systems and services worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Commercial Airplanes, Boeing Military Aircraft, Network & Space Systems, Global Services & Support, and Boeing Capital. The Commercial Airplanes segment develops, produces, and markets commercial jet aircraft for various passenger and cargo requirements, as well as provides related support services to the commercial airline industry. This segment also offers aviation services support, aircraft modifications, spare parts, training, maintenance documents, and technical advice to commercial and government customers. The Boeing Military Aircraft segment is involved in the research, development, production, and modification of manned and unmanned military aircraft and weapons systems for the global strike, vertical lift, and autonomous systems, as well as mobility, surveillance, and engagement. The Network & Space Systems segment engages in the research, development, production, and modification of electronics and information solutions; strategic missile and defense systems; space and intelligence systems; and space exploration products. The Global Services and Support segment offers integrated logistics, including supply chain management and engineering support; maintenance, modification, and upgrades for aircraft; and training systems and government services, such as pilot and maintenance training. The Boeing Capital segment facilitates, arranges, structures, and provides financing solutions, such as equipment under operating leases, finance leases, notes and other receivables, assets held for sale or re-lease, and investments. The Boeing Company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.