Stocks To Watch: Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX), Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL), Reynolds American Inc. (RAI)

Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) traded within a range of $25.13 to $25.52 after opening the day at $25.43. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 17.24% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.2% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $25.36 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -1.13% below its 52 week high of $25.65 and 52.59% above its 12-month low of $16.82. The shares are up by over 19.96% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 74.38 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

Boston Scientific Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices for use in various interventional medical specialties worldwide. It operates through three segments: Cardiovascular, Rhythm Management, and MedSurg. The company offers interventional cardiology products, including drug-eluting coronary stent systems used in the treatment of coronary artery disease; coronary technology products to treat atherosclerosis; intraluminal catheter-directed ultrasound imaging catheters and systems for use in coronary arteries and heart chambers, as well as peripheral vessels; and structural heart therapy systems. It also provides stents, balloon catheters, wires, peripheral embolization devices, and vena cava filters used to treat peripheral disease; and biliary stents, drainage catheters, and micro-puncture sets to treat, diagnose, and ease benign and malignant tumors. In addition, the company offers cardiac rhythm management devices, such as implantable cardioverter defibrillator systems to detect and treat abnormally fast heart rhythms; implantable cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker systems used to treat heart failure; and medical technologies to diagnose and treat rate and rhythm disorders of the heart comprising steerable radio frequency ablation catheters, intracardiac ultrasound catheters, diagnostic catheters, delivery sheaths, and other accessories. Further, it provides products to diagnose and treat diseases of the pulmonary and gastrointestinal conditions; devices to diagnose, treat, and ease pulmonary disease systems within the airway and lungs; products to treat urinary stone disease and benign prostatic hyperplasia; mid-urethral sling products, sling and graft materials, pelvic floor reconstruction kits, and suturing devices; and spinal cord stimulator systems. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.66% or $-0.34 to close the day at $50.83 on light trading volume of 6.61M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.63M. The Atlanta Georgia 30354 based company has been outperforming the major airlines group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 10.87%, compared to the industry which has advanced 18.31% over the same period. With RSI of 58.85, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $0, making it a hold for now.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Airline and Refinery. Its route network is centered around a system of hubs, international gateways, and airports in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, London-Heathrow, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle, and Tokyo-Narita. The company sells its tickets through various distribution channels, including delta.com and mobile applications/Web, telephone reservations, online travel agencies, traditional brick and mortar, and other agencies. It also provides aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul services; staffing, and professional security and training services, as well as aviation solutions to third parties; vacation packages to third-party consumers; and aircraft charters, and aircraft management and programs. As of February 2, 2017, the company operated a fleet of approximately 800 aircraft. Delta Air Lines, Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) gained $0.28 to close the day at a new closing price of $60.71, a 0.46% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 41.12% above its 52 week low of $43.38. A total of 6.55M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.46M. The stock, which fluctuated between $60.27 and $60.83 during the day, currently situated -0.33% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 4.67% in the past one month and up by 14.06% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $57.01 and RSI of 71.62, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. It operates through RJR Tobacco, Santa Fe, and American Snuff segments. The RJR Tobacco segment offers cigarettes under the NEWPORT, CAMEL, PALL MALL, DORAL, MISTY, and CAPRI brands; and CAMEL Snus, a smoke-free tobacco product, as well as manages various licensed brands, including DUNHILL and STATE EXPRESS 555. The Santa Fe segment manufactures and markets cigarettes and other tobacco products under the NATURAL AMERICAN SPIRIT brand. The American Snuff segment provides smokeless tobacco products, such as moist snuff under GRIZZLY and KODIAK brand names. The company also manufactures and markets digital vapor cigarettes under the VUSE brand name; and markets nicotine replacement therapy products under the ZONNIC brand. It distributes its products primarily through direct wholesale deliveries from a local distribution center and public warehouses. Reynolds American Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN), Reynolds American Inc. (RAI), American Express Company (AXP)

Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) grew with the stock adding 1.42% or $0.59 to close at $42.1 on active trading volume of 2.98M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.49M. The San Mateo California 94403 based company operating under the Asset Management industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 26.98% up for the period and up by 6.37% so far this year. With price target of $38.91 and a 39.99% rebound from 52-week low, Franklin Resources, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Franklin Resources, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides its services to individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts, and partnerships. It launches equity, fixed income, balanced, and multi-asset mutual funds through its subsidiaries. The firm invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative markets. Franklin Resources, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is based in San Mateo, California with an additional office in Hyderabad, India.

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) dropped $-0.29 to close the day at a new closing price of $60.02, a -0.48% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 39.52% above its 52 week low of $43.38. A total of 6.83M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.63M. The stock, which fluctuated between $59.89 and $60.26 during the day, currently situated -1.46% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 7.24% in the past one month and up by 12.96% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $57.01 and RSI of 65.56, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. It operates through RJR Tobacco, Santa Fe, and American Snuff segments. The RJR Tobacco segment offers cigarettes under the NEWPORT, CAMEL, PALL MALL, DORAL, MISTY, and CAPRI brands; and CAMEL Snus, a smoke-free tobacco product, as well as manages various licensed brands, including DUNHILL and STATE EXPRESS 555. The Santa Fe segment manufactures and markets cigarettes and other tobacco products under the NATURAL AMERICAN SPIRIT brand. The American Snuff segment provides smokeless tobacco products, such as moist snuff under GRIZZLY and KODIAK brand names. The company also manufactures and markets digital vapor cigarettes under the VUSE brand name; and markets nicotine replacement therapy products under the ZONNIC brand. It distributes its products primarily through direct wholesale deliveries from a local distribution center and public warehouses. Reynolds American Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

American Express Company (AXP) shares were up in last trading by 0.63% to $79.41. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.17% over the past week and grew 3.64% in the past month. It is currently trading 5.06% above its 50 day moving average and 18.46% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a 0.29% increase in value from its one year high of $79.45. The RSI indicator value of 69.83, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

American Express Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services to consumers and businesses worldwide. It operates through four segments: U.S. Card Services, International Card Services, Global Commercial Services, and Global Network & Merchant Services. The company’s products and services include charge and credit card products; network services; expense management products and services; travel-related services; and stored value/prepaid products. Its products and services also comprise merchant acquisition and processing, servicing and settlement, merchant financing, point-of-sale, and marketing and information products and services for merchants; fraud prevention services; and the design of customized customer loyalty and rewards programs. The company sells its products and services to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and large corporations through direct mail, online applications, in-house and third-party sales forces, and direct response advertising. American Express Company was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Stocks on Trader’s Radar: MetLife, Inc. (MET), Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX), Reynolds American Inc. (RAI)

MetLife, Inc. (MET) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.63% or $0.33 to close the day at $52.91 on light trading volume of 4.98M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.4M. The New York New York 10166 based company has been outperforming the life insurance group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 55.53%, compared to the industry which has advanced 55.42% over the same period. With RSI of 45.34, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $59.86, making it a hold for now.

MetLife, Inc. provides life insurance, annuities, employee benefits, and asset management products in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. It operates in six segments: Retail; Group, Voluntary & Worksite Benefits; Corporate Benefit Funding; Latin America; Asia; and Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The company provides variable, universal, term, and whole life products; individual disability income products; personal lines property and casualty insurance, including private passenger automobile, homeowners, and personal excess liability insurance; and variable and fixed annuities for asset accumulation and distribution needs, as well as mutual funds and other securities products. It also offers group insurance products, such as variable, universal, and term life products; dental, group short- and long-term disability, and accidental death and dismemberment coverages; and voluntary and worksite products consisting of personal lines property and casualty insurance, as well as LTC, prepaid legal plans, and critical illness products. In addition, the company provides annuity and investment products comprising guaranteed interest products and other stable value products, income annuities, and separate account contracts for the investment management of defined benefit and defined contribution plan assets; and structured settlements and products to fund postretirement benefits and company-, bank- or trust-owned life insurance, as well as health insurance, group medical, credit insurance, endowment, retirement, and savings products. It serves individuals and corporations, as well as other institutions and their employees. The company sells its products through sales forces, third-party organizations, independent agents, and property and casualty specialists, as well as through career agency, bancassurance, direct marketing, brokerage, and e-commerce channels. MetLife, Inc. was founded in 1863 and is based in New York, New York.

Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) fell -0.55% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.14 to finish the day at $25.2 with about 4.95M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.33M. The $34.5B market cap company, which fluctuated between $25.2 and $25.43 during the day, currently situated 53.66% above its 52 week low of $16.62 and -0.98% away from its one year high of $25.45. The RSI of 76.47 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Boston Scientific Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices for use in various interventional medical specialties worldwide. It operates through three segments: Cardiovascular, Rhythm Management, and MedSurg. The company offers interventional cardiology products, including drug-eluting coronary stent systems used in the treatment of coronary artery disease; coronary technology products to treat atherosclerosis; intraluminal catheter-directed ultrasound imaging catheters and systems for use in coronary arteries and heart chambers, as well as peripheral vessels; and structural heart therapy systems. It also provides stents, balloon catheters, wires, peripheral embolization devices, and vena cava filters used to treat peripheral disease; and biliary stents, drainage catheters, and micro-puncture sets to treat, diagnose, and ease benign and malignant tumors. In addition, the company offers cardiac rhythm management devices, such as implantable cardioverter defibrillator systems to detect and treat abnormally fast heart rhythms; implantable cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker systems used to treat heart failure; and medical technologies to diagnose and treat rate and rhythm disorders of the heart comprising steerable radio frequency ablation catheters, intracardiac ultrasound catheters, diagnostic catheters, delivery sheaths, and other accessories. Further, it provides products to diagnose and treat diseases of the pulmonary and gastrointestinal conditions; devices to diagnose, treat, and ease pulmonary disease systems within the airway and lungs; products to treat urinary stone disease and benign prostatic hyperplasia; mid-urethral sling products, sling and graft materials, pelvic floor reconstruction kits, and suturing devices; and spinal cord stimulator systems. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) saw its value increase by 0.05% as the stock gained $0.03 to finish the day at a closing price of $60.57. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $43.38-$60.91 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $60.4 to $60.67 during the day, are up by 12.01% in the past three months and up by 23.02% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.18% above its 20 day moving average and 6.38% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $57.01 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 77.18. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. It operates through RJR Tobacco, Santa Fe, and American Snuff segments. The RJR Tobacco segment offers cigarettes under the NEWPORT, CAMEL, PALL MALL, DORAL, MISTY, and CAPRI brands; and CAMEL Snus, a smoke-free tobacco product, as well as manages various licensed brands, including DUNHILL and STATE EXPRESS 555. The Santa Fe segment manufactures and markets cigarettes and other tobacco products under the NATURAL AMERICAN SPIRIT brand. The American Snuff segment provides smokeless tobacco products, such as moist snuff under GRIZZLY and KODIAK brand names. The company also manufactures and markets digital vapor cigarettes under the VUSE brand name; and markets nicotine replacement therapy products under the ZONNIC brand. It distributes its products primarily through direct wholesale deliveries from a local distribution center and public warehouses. Reynolds American Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

 

Stocks on the Move: Johnson Controls International plc (JCI), Reynolds American Inc. (RAI), Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.53% or $-0.22 to close the day at $41.01 on active trading volume of 7.21M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.97M. The Cork Cork T12 X8N6 based company has been outperforming the auto parts group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 20.89%, compared to the industry which has advanced 31.83% over the same period. With RSI of 32.77, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $50.01, making it a hold for now.

Johnson Controls International plc operates as a diversified technology and multi industrial company worldwide. The company operates through Buildings and Power Solutions segments. It designs, produces, markets, and installs heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, building management systems, controls, and security and mechanical equipment. The company also provides residential air conditioning and heating systems, and industrial refrigeration products, as well as technical and energy management consulting services. In addition, it designs, sells, installs, services, and monitors electronic security systems, and fire detection and suppression systems; and manufactures and sells intrusion security products, anti-theft devices, breathing apparatus, and access control and video management systems for commercial, industrial, retail, residential, small business, institutional, and governmental customers. Further, the company produces and supplies lead-acid automotive batteries for passenger cars, light trucks, and utility vehicles, as well as advanced battery technologies to power start-stop, hybrid, and electric vehicles. It offers its lead-acid automotive batteries to automotive original equipment manufacturers and the general vehicle battery aftermarket. The company was formerly known as Johnson Controls, Inc. and changed its name to Johnson Controls International plc in September 2016. Johnson Controls International plc was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Cork, Ireland.

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) fell -0.15% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.09 to finish the day at $60.5 with about 7.17M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.67M. The $85.59B market cap company, which fluctuated between $60.5 and $60.91 during the day, currently situated 40.63% above its 52 week low of $43.38 and -0.35% away from its one year high of $60.91. The RSI of 77.35 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. It operates through RJR Tobacco, Santa Fe, and American Snuff segments. The RJR Tobacco segment offers cigarettes under the NEWPORT, CAMEL, PALL MALL, DORAL, MISTY, and CAPRI brands; and CAMEL Snus, a smoke-free tobacco product, as well as manages various licensed brands, including DUNHILL and STATE EXPRESS 555. The Santa Fe segment manufactures and markets cigarettes and other tobacco products under the NATURAL AMERICAN SPIRIT brand. The American Snuff segment provides smokeless tobacco products, such as moist snuff under GRIZZLY and KODIAK brand names. The company also manufactures and markets digital vapor cigarettes under the VUSE brand name; and markets nicotine replacement therapy products under the ZONNIC brand. It distributes its products primarily through direct wholesale deliveries from a local distribution center and public warehouses. Reynolds American Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) saw its value decrease by -0.23% as the stock dropped $-0.17 to finish the day at a closing price of $74.69. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $54.7-$76.87 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $74.58 to $74.92 during the day, are up by 21.91% in the past three months and up by 12.55% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.23% above its 20 day moving average and 4.8% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $82.07 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 62.18. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, and Theme Parks segments. The Cable Communications segment offers video, high-speed Internet, and voice services to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. This segment also provides business services, such as Ethernet network services; cellular backhaul services to mobile network operators; and advertising services on cable networks, as well as on other platforms, such as digital, radio, and print media. The Cable Networks segment operates national cable networks, which provide entertainment, news and information, and sports content; regional sports and news networks; international cable networks; and cable television studio production operations, as well as owns various digital media properties, which primarily include brand-aligned Websites. The Broadcast Television segment operates NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, NBC and Telemundo owned local broadcast television stations, broadcast television studio production operations, and related digital media properties. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, acquires, markets, and distributes live-action and animated filmed entertainment, principally under the Universal Pictures, Illumination, and Focus Features names. This segment also develops, produces, and licenses stage plays. The Theme Parks segment operates Universal theme parks in Orlando, Florida, as well as in Hollywood, California; Universal studios theme park in Osaka, Japan; Wet ‘n Wild, a water park in Orlando, Florida; and CityWalk, a dining, retail, and entertainment complex. The company also owns the Philadelphia Flyers, as well as the Wells Fargo Center arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and operates arena management-related businesses. Comcast Corporation was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

Stocks Roundup: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), HP Inc. (HPQ), Reynolds American Inc. (RAI)

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) grew with the stock adding 0.44% or $0.21 to close at $48.37 on active trading volume of 7.96M compared its three months average trading volume of 6.19M. The Findlay Ohio 45840 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 55.3% up for the period and down by -3.93% so far this year. With price target of $62.38 and a 71.55% rebound from 52-week low, Marathon Petroleum Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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

HP Inc. (HPQ) had a active trading with around 7.93M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.86M. The stock traded between $15.09 and $15.3 before closing at the price of $15.26 with -0.07% change on the day. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company is currently trading 77.85% above its 52 week low of $8.91 and -5.29% below its 52 week high of $16.25. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $16.07 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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.

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) saw its value decrease by -0.05% as the stock dropped $-0.03 to finish the day at a closing price of $60.36. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $43.38-$60.49 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $60.19 to $60.39 during the day, are up by 10.99% in the past three months and up by 25.55% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.51% above its 20 day moving average and 6.98% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $57.01 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 77.91.The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. It operates through RJR Tobacco, Santa Fe, and American Snuff segments. The RJR Tobacco segment offers cigarettes under the NEWPORT, CAMEL, PALL MALL, DORAL, MISTY, and CAPRI brands; and CAMEL Snus, a smoke-free tobacco product, as well as manages various licensed brands, including DUNHILL and STATE EXPRESS 555. The Santa Fe segment manufactures and markets cigarettes and other tobacco products under the NATURAL AMERICAN SPIRIT brand. The American Snuff segment provides smokeless tobacco products, such as moist snuff under GRIZZLY and KODIAK brand names. The company also manufactures and markets digital vapor cigarettes under the VUSE brand name; and markets nicotine replacement therapy products under the ZONNIC brand. It distributes its products primarily through direct wholesale deliveries from a local distribution center and public warehouses. Reynolds American Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

 

Investor’s Alert: Reynolds American Inc. (RAI), CSX Corporation (CSX), Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.05% or $-0.03 to close the day at $59.92 on lower than average trading volume of 10.7M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.55M. The Winston-Salem North Carolina 27101 based company has been outperforming the cigarettes companies by 10.9221% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 6.92% YTD, versus the cigarettes industry which is up 6.55% for the same period. The RSI of 76.28 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. It operates through RJR Tobacco, Santa Fe, and American Snuff segments. The RJR Tobacco segment offers cigarettes under the NEWPORT, CAMEL, PALL MALL, DORAL, MISTY, and CAPRI brands; and CAMEL Snus, a smoke-free tobacco product, as well as manages various licensed brands, including DUNHILL and STATE EXPRESS 555. The Santa Fe segment manufactures and markets cigarettes and other tobacco products under the NATURAL AMERICAN SPIRIT brand. The American Snuff segment provides smokeless tobacco products, such as moist snuff under GRIZZLY and KODIAK brand names. The company also manufactures and markets digital vapor cigarettes under the VUSE brand name; and markets nicotine replacement therapy products under the ZONNIC brand. It distributes its products primarily through direct wholesale deliveries from a local distribution center and public warehouses. Reynolds American Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

CSX Corporation (CSX) had a light trading with around 10.24M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 12.28M. The stock traded between $46.1 and $46.92 before closing at the price of $46.31 with -1.66% change on the day. The Jacksonville Florida 32202 based company is currently trading 119.62% above its 52 week low of $22.28 and -5.74% below its 52 week high of $49.13. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 65.3 and $41.54 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based transportation services in the United States and Canada. The company offers rail services, as well as transports intermodal containers and trailers. It transports agricultural products, phosphates and fertilizers, food and consumer products, chemicals, automotive products, metals, forest products, minerals, and waste and equipment; and coal, coke, and iron ore to electricity-generating power plants, steel manufacturers, and industrial plants. The company also exports coal to deep-water port facilities. In addition, it offers intermodal transportation services through a network of approximately 50 terminals transporting manufactured consumer goods in containers in the eastern United States; drayage services, including the pickup and delivery of intermodal shipments; and trucking dispatch services. Further, the company serves the automotive industry with distribution centers and storage locations, as well as connects non-rail served customers through transferring products from rail to trucks, which includes plastics and ethanol. Additionally, it acquires, develops, sells, leases, and manages real estate properties. The company operates approximately 21,000 route mile rail network, which serves various population centers in 23 states east of the Mississippi River, the District of Columbia, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec, as well as owns and leases approximately 4,500 locomotives. It also serves production and distribution facilities through track connections. CSX Corporation was founded in 1978 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) traded within a range of $39.68 to $40 after opening the day at $39.77. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 4.39% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.35% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $39.98 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -3.86% below its 52 week high of $42 and 17.76% above its 12-month low of $34.47. The shares are up by over 4.36% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 60.54 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, application software, cloud infrastructure, hardware systems, and related services worldwide. It offers services in three primary layers of the cloud: Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. The company licenses its Oracle Database software, which enables storage, retrieval, and manipulation of various forms of data; and Oracle Fusion Middleware software to build, deploy, secure, access, and integrate business applications, as well as automate their business processes. It also provides a range of software for mobile computing to address the development needs of businesses; and Java, a software development language. In addition, the company offers application software, such as human capital and talent management, customer experience and customer relationship management, financial management and governance, risk and compliance, procurement, project portfolio management, supply chain management, business analytics and enterprise performance management, and industry-specific application software. Further, it offers hardware systems products, such as Oracle Engineered Systems, servers, storage, networking, industry specific hardware, virtualization software, operating systems, management software, and related hardware services. Additionally, the company offers customers with rights to software product upgrades and maintenance releases, patches released, and Internet access to technical content, as well as Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. The company also provides consulting services, such as IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade; customer support services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

 

Stocks on the Move: Reynolds American Inc. (RAI), Amgen Inc. (AMGN), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL)

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.43% or $0.26 to close the day at $60.13 on active trading volume of 8.6M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.55M. The Winston-Salem North Carolina 27101 based company has been outperforming the cigarettes group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 24.53%, compared to the industry which has advanced 6.5% over the same period. With RSI of 80.25, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $57.01, making it a hold for now.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. It operates through RJR Tobacco, Santa Fe, and American Snuff segments. The RJR Tobacco segment offers cigarettes under the NEWPORT, CAMEL, PALL MALL, DORAL, MISTY, and CAPRI brands; and CAMEL Snus, a smoke-free tobacco product, as well as manages various licensed brands, including DUNHILL and STATE EXPRESS 555. The Santa Fe segment manufactures and markets cigarettes and other tobacco products under the NATURAL AMERICAN SPIRIT brand. The American Snuff segment provides smokeless tobacco products, such as moist snuff under GRIZZLY and KODIAK brand names. The company also manufactures and markets digital vapor cigarettes under the VUSE brand name; and markets nicotine replacement therapy products under the ZONNIC brand. It distributes its products primarily through direct wholesale deliveries from a local distribution center and public warehouses. Reynolds American Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Amgen Inc. (AMGN) climbed 1.46% during last trading as the stock added $2.25 to finish the day at $156.68 with about 3.35M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4M. The $116.56B market cap company, which fluctuated between $153.15 and $156.96 during the day, currently situated 18.03% above its 52 week low of $133.64 and -10.81% away from its one year high of $176.85. The RSI of 58.53 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Amgen Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and delivers human therapeutics worldwide. It offers products for the treatment of illness in the areas of oncology/hematology, cardiovascular, inflammation, bone health, nephrology, and neuroscience. The company’s products include Neulasta, a pegylated protein for the treatment of cancer patients; NEUPOGEN, a recombinant-methionyl human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor for reducing the incidence of infection for patients with non-myeloid malignancies; and Enbrel to treat rheumatoid arthritis, plaque psoriasis, and psoriatic arthritis. Its products also comprise EPOGEN to treat a lower-than-normal number of red blood cells caused by chronic kidney disease (CKD) in patients on dialysis; Aranesp for treating anemia; XGEVA for the prevention of skeletal-related events; Prolia to treat postmenopausal women with osteoporosis; Repatha for the treatment of cholesterol; and Sensipar/Mimpara products for use in the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in CKD patients on dialysis. The company’s other marketed products include Kyprolis, a proteasome inhibitor to treat patients with multiple myeloma and small-cell lung cancer; Nplate, a thrombopoietic compound; Vectibix, a human monoclonal antibody; and BLINCYTO for the treatment of patients with Philadelphia chromosome-negative relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia. It also develops various products that are in various clinical trials. The company serves pharmaceutical wholesale distributors; and physicians or their clinics, dialysis centers, hospitals, and pharmacies, as well as consumers. It has collaborative agreements with Xencor, Inc; UCB; Novartis AG; Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc; Advaxis, Inc.; Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.; Biocartis Group NV; and Nuevolution AB. The company also has a strategic collaboration with Immatics Biotechnologies GmbH. Amgen Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) saw its value decrease by -0.82% as the stock dropped $-0.77 to finish the day at a closing price of $93.63. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $64.21-$96.09 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $92.65 to $94.46 during the day, are up by 26.45% in the past three months and up by 31.93% over the past six months. It is currently trading 8.17% above its 20 day moving average and 10.96% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $98.33 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 71.77. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. operates as a cruise company. The company operates cruises under the Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises, CDF Croisières de France, and TUI Cruises brand names. The Royal Caribbean International brand provides cruise itineraries ranging from 2 to 24 nights with options for onboard dining, entertainment, and other onboard activities to various destinations. The Celebrity Cruises brand offers cruise itineraries ranging from 2 to 18 nights to various destinations; and operates onboard upscale ships that offer accommodations, fine dining, personalized services, and spa facilities. The Azamara Club Cruises brand offers cruise itineraries ranging from 3 to 20 nights that serve the up-market segment of the North American, the United Kingdom, and Australian markets. The Pullmantur brand provides cruise itineraries ranging from 2 to 15 nights with food and entertainment options for families and couples. The CDF Croisières de France brand offers seasonal itineraries to the Mediterranean, Europe, and Caribbean markets. The TUI Cruises brand provides onboard activities, services, shore excursions, and menu offerings for the German cruise market. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 44 ships with itineraries ranging from 2 to 24 nights on approximately 490 destinations worldwide. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

 

Stocks To Watch: Reynolds American Inc. (RAI), T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS), Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX)

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) traded within a range of $60.17 to $60.47 after opening the day at $60.23. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 7.67% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.28% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $60.34 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 0.13% above its 52 week high of $60.47 and 40.26% above its 12-month low of $43.38. The shares are up by over 12.32% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 85.99 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. It operates through RJR Tobacco, Santa Fe, and American Snuff segments. The RJR Tobacco segment offers cigarettes under the NEWPORT, CAMEL, PALL MALL, DORAL, MISTY, and CAPRI brands; and CAMEL Snus, a smoke-free tobacco product, as well as manages various licensed brands, including DUNHILL and STATE EXPRESS 555. The Santa Fe segment manufactures and markets cigarettes and other tobacco products under the NATURAL AMERICAN SPIRIT brand. The American Snuff segment provides smokeless tobacco products, such as moist snuff under GRIZZLY and KODIAK brand names. The company also manufactures and markets digital vapor cigarettes under the VUSE brand name; and markets nicotine replacement therapy products under the ZONNIC brand. It distributes its products primarily through direct wholesale deliveries from a local distribution center and public warehouses. Reynolds American Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.5% or $-0.95 to close the day at $62.42 on active trading volume of 6.29M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.89M. The Bellevue Washington 98006 based company has been outperforming the wireless communications group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 61.42%, compared to the industry which has advanced 17.44% over the same period. With RSI of 67.71, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $61, making it a hold for now.

T-Mobile US, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides mobile communications services for consumers and businesses in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company offers voice, messaging, and data services in the postpaid, prepaid, and wholesale markets. It also provides wireless devices, including smartphones, tablets, and other mobile communication devices, as well as accessories that are manufactured by various suppliers. The company offers services, devices, and accessories under the T-Mobile and MetroPCS brands through its owned and operated retail stores, as well as through its Websites. T-Mobile US, Inc. also sells its devices and accessories to dealers and other third party distributors for resale through independent third-party retail outlets and various third-party Websites. It delivers wireless services to approximately 65.5 million customers. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. T-Mobile US, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom Holding B.V.

Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) gained $0.45 to close the day at a new closing price of $23.87, a 1.92% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 52.33% above its 52 week low of $15.67. A total of 6.28M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 8.61M. The stock, which fluctuated between $23.48 and $23.93 during the day, currently situated -3.71% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 9.7% in the past one month and up by 8.06% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $27.38 and RSI of 70.42, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Boston Scientific Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices for use in various interventional medical specialties worldwide. It operates through three segments: Cardiovascular, Rhythm Management, and MedSurg. The company offers interventional cardiology products, including drug-eluting coronary stent systems used in the treatment of coronary artery disease; coronary technology products to treat atherosclerosis; intraluminal catheter-directed ultrasound imaging catheters and systems for use in coronary arteries and heart chambers, as well as peripheral vessels; and structural heart therapy systems. It also provides stents, balloon catheters, wires, peripheral embolization devices, and vena cava filters used to treat peripheral disease; and biliary stents, drainage catheters, and micro-puncture sets to treat, diagnose, and ease benign and malignant tumors. In addition, the company offers cardiac rhythm management devices, such as implantable cardioverter defibrillator systems to detect and treat abnormally fast heart rhythms; implantable cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker systems used to treat heart failure; and medical technologies to diagnose and treat rate and rhythm disorders of the heart comprising steerable radio frequency ablation catheters, intracardiac ultrasound catheters, diagnostic catheters, delivery sheaths, and other accessories. Further, it provides products to diagnose and treat diseases of the pulmonary and gastrointestinal conditions; devices to diagnose, treat, and ease pulmonary disease systems within the airway and lungs; products to treat urinary stone disease and benign prostatic hyperplasia; mid-urethral sling products, sling and graft materials, pelvic floor reconstruction kits, and suturing devices; and spinal cord stimulator systems. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

 

Investor’s Watch List: Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Reynolds American Inc. (RAI)

Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) had a active trading with around 9.61M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.26M. The stock traded between $34.47 and $35.58 before closing at the price of $34.95 with -3.02% change on the day. The Greenwood Village Colorado 80111 based company is currently trading 107.95% above its 52 week low of $18.72 and -23.98% below its 52 week high of $46.07. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 54.74 and $40.06 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Newmont Mining Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates in the mining industry. The company primarily acquires, develops, explores for, and produces gold. It also explores for silver and copper properties. The company’s operations and/or assets are located in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, and Suriname. As of December 31, 2015, it had proven and probable gold reserves of 73.7 million ounces and an aggregate land position of approximately 20,000 square miles. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.29% or $0.25 to close the day at $85.34 on active trading volume of 9.57M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.35M. The Irving Texas 75039 based company has been outperforming the major integrated oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 15.19%, compared to the industry which has advanced 36.44% over the same period. With RSI of 39.54, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $88.87, making it a hold for now.

Exxon Mobil Corporation explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States, Canada/South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania. It also manufactures and markets commodity petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics, and specialty products; and transports and sells crude oil, natural gas, and petroleum products. As of December 31, 2015, the company had approximately 35,909 gross and 30,114 net operated wells. Exxon Mobil Corporation was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) shares were up in last trading by 1.52% to $60.05. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 3.53% over the past week and grew 7.33% in the past month. It is currently trading 8.58% above its 50 day moving average and 17.93% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a 1.33% increase in value from its one year high of $60.1. The RSI indicator value of 85.6, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. It operates through RJR Tobacco, Santa Fe, and American Snuff segments. The RJR Tobacco segment offers cigarettes under the NEWPORT, CAMEL, PALL MALL, DORAL, MISTY, and CAPRI brands; and CAMEL Snus, a smoke-free tobacco product, as well as manages various licensed brands, including DUNHILL and STATE EXPRESS 555. The Santa Fe segment manufactures and markets cigarettes and other tobacco products under the NATURAL AMERICAN SPIRIT brand. The American Snuff segment provides smokeless tobacco products, such as moist snuff under GRIZZLY and KODIAK brand names. The company also manufactures and markets digital vapor cigarettes under the VUSE brand name; and markets nicotine replacement therapy products under the ZONNIC brand. It distributes its products primarily through direct wholesale deliveries from a local distribution center and public warehouses. Reynolds American Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

 

Stocks on the Move: D.R. Horton, Inc. (DHI), Reynolds American Inc. (RAI), Hecla Mining Company (HL)

D.R. Horton, Inc. (DHI) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 6.61% or $1.9 to close the day at $30.64 on light trading volume of 11.18M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.69M. The Fort Worth Texas 76102 based company has been outperforming the residential construction group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 17.43%, compared to the industry which has advanced 23.41% over the same period. With RSI of 70.78, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $33.7, making it a hold for now.

D.R. Horton, Inc. operates as a homebuilding company. It engages in the acquisition and development of land; and construction and sale of homes in 26 states and 78 markets in the United States under the names of D.R. Horton, America’s Builder, Express Homes, Emerald Homes, Regent Homes, Crown Communities, and Pacific Ridge Homes. The company constructs and sells single-family detached homes; and attached homes, such as town homes, duplexes, triplexes, and condominiums. It is also involved in the origination and sale of mortgages; and provision of title insurance policies, and examination and closing services. The company primarily serves title insurance agents, homebuyers, and homebuilding customers. D.R. Horton, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) climbed 0.46% during last trading as the stock added $0.27 to finish the day at $59.15 with about 11.01M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.93M. The $84.15B market cap company, which fluctuated between $59.02 and $59.26 during the day, currently situated 37.49% above its 52 week low of $43.38 and 0.24% away from its one year high of $59.26. The RSI of 81.93 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. It operates through RJR Tobacco, Santa Fe, and American Snuff segments. The RJR Tobacco segment offers cigarettes under the NEWPORT, CAMEL, PALL MALL, DORAL, MISTY, and CAPRI brands; and CAMEL Snus, a smoke-free tobacco product, as well as manages various licensed brands, including DUNHILL and STATE EXPRESS 555. The Santa Fe segment manufactures and markets cigarettes and other tobacco products under the NATURAL AMERICAN SPIRIT brand. The American Snuff segment provides smokeless tobacco products, such as moist snuff under GRIZZLY and KODIAK brand names. The company also manufactures and markets digital vapor cigarettes under the VUSE brand name; and markets nicotine replacement therapy products under the ZONNIC brand. It distributes its products primarily through direct wholesale deliveries from a local distribution center and public warehouses. Reynolds American Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Hecla Mining Company (HL) saw its value decrease by -1.86% as the stock dropped $-0.12 to finish the day at a closing price of $6.33. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $1.72-$7.64 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $6.27 to $6.63 during the day, are up by 7.16% in the past three months and up by 10.96% over the past six months. It is currently trading 10.94% above its 20 day moving average and 7.05% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $6.33 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 62.27. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Hecla Mining Company, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, produces, and markets precious and base metal deposits worldwide. The company offers unrefined gold and silver bullion bars to precious metals traders; and lead, zinc, and bulk concentrates to custom smelters and brokers. It owns 100% interests in the Greens Creek mine located on Admiralty Island in Southeast Alaska; the Lucky Friday unit located in the Coeur d’Alene mining district in northern Idaho; the Casa Berardi mine located in the Abitibi region of north-western Quebec, Canada; and the San Sebastian unit located in the state of Durango, Mexico. The company was founded in 1891 and is based in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.