Stocks In Queue: Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT), The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW), American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP)

Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) fell -0.76% during last trading as the stock lost $-1.91 to finish the day at $251 with about 2.33M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.57M. The $74.92B market cap company, which fluctuated between $248 and $254.33 during the day, currently situated 28.76% above its 52 week low of $203.65 and -7% away from its one year high of $269.9. The RSI of 40.02 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Lockheed Martin Corporation, a security and aerospace company, engages in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of technology systems, products, and services worldwide. Its Aeronautics segment offers combat and air mobility aircraft, unmanned air vehicles, and related technologies. The company’s Information Systems & Global Solutions segment provides technology systems and expertise, integrated information technology solutions, and management services; and supports customers in data analytics, data center operation, and air traffic management. This segment also provides network-enabled situational awareness; integrates complex global systems that help customers to gather, analyze, and distribute critical data; and technical and sustainment services. Its Missiles and Fire Control segment provides air and missile defense systems; tactical missiles and air-to-ground precision strike weapon systems; logistics; fire control systems; mission operations and engineering support, readiness, and integration services; manned and unmanned ground vehicles; and energy management solutions. The company’s Rotary and Mission Systems segment offers helicopters; and integrated air and missile defense, littoral warfare, undersea warfare, radar, electronic warfare, cyber solutions, C4ISR systems, and training and logistics systems. Its Space Systems provides satellites, strategic and defensive missile systems, and space transportation systems; and classified systems and services in the support of national security systems. The company serves civil, defense, intelligence, and other government customers. Lockheed Martin Corporation was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW) gained $2.65 to close the day at a new closing price of $283.42, a 0.94% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 19.09% above its 52 week low of $239.48. A total of 2.33M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 995.62K. The stock, which fluctuated between $280.14 and $283.42 during the day, currently situated -8.75% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 4.89% in the past one month and up by 2.32% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $303.25 and RSI of 58.99, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

The Sherwin-Williams Company develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. The company operates in four segments: Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Global Finishes Group, and Latin America Coatings Group. It offers architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, automotive finishes and refinish products, original equipment manufacturer product finishes, and related items. The company also licenses technology and trade names. As of December 31, 2015, its Paint Stores Group segment operated 4,086 company-operated specialty paint stores; Global Finishes Group segment operated 296 company-operated branches; and Latin America Coatings Group segment operated 291 company-operated stores. The company also sells its products through direct sales staff and outside sales representatives to retailers, dealers, jobbers, licensees and other third party distributors. The Sherwin-Williams Company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) had a light trading with around 2.32M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.66M. The stock traded between $62.41 and $62.83 before closing at the price of $62.53 with -0.4% change on the day. The Columbus Ohio 43215 based company is currently trading 14.14% above its 52 week low of $56.75 and -10.76% below its 52 week high of $71.32. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 51.22 and $67.08 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

American Electric Power Company, Inc., a public utility holding company, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers. The company generates electricity using coal and lignite, natural gas, nuclear, and hydroelectric and other energy sources. It also supplies and markets electric power at wholesale to other electric utility companies, rural electric cooperatives, municipalities, and other market participants. The company delivers electricity to approximately 5.4 million customers in 11 states. The company owns and leases approximately 4,838 railcars, 498 barges, 12 towboats, 8 harbor boats, and a coal handling terminal. American Electric Power Company, Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

 

Stocks Intraday Alert: Global Payments Inc. (GPN), The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW), Vapor Corp. (VPCO)

Global Payments Inc. (GPN) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.43% or $0.33 to close the day at $70.81 on lower than average trading volume of 1.04M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.14M. The Atlanta Georgia 30328 based company has been outperforming the business services companies by -4.0929% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 11.38% YTD, versus the business services industry which is up 9.7% for the same period. The RSI of 43.45 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Global Payments Inc. provides payment solutions for credit cards, debit cards, electronic payments, and check-related services. It operates through three segments: North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. The company’s services include terminal sales and deployment, authorization processing, settlement and funding processing, customer support and help-desk functions, chargeback resolution, industry compliance, payment card industry security, consolidated billing and statements, and online reporting. It also offers credit and debit card transaction processing services for various international card brands, including American Express, UnionPay International, Discover Card, JCB, MasterCard, UnionPay International, and Visa; and non-traditional payment methods, as well as for certain domestic debit networks, such as Interac in Canada. In addition, the company provides integrated commerce, point-of-sale, marketing, payroll, and other solutions; credit and debit card cash advance, traditional and electronic check processing, and other services; and ecommerce and omnichannel solutions through Realex Payments, a European online payment gateway technology. It serves customers in various industries, including education, gaming, restaurant, hospitality retail, convenience stores, petroleum, professional services, automotive, and lodging. The company markets its products and services through direct sales force, trade associations, agent and enterprise software providers, referral arrangements with value-added resellers, financial institutions, and independent sales organizations in 30 countries of North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region, as well as in Brazil. Global Payments Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW) had a light trading with around 1.01M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 858.32K. The stock traded between $245.09 and $248.68 before closing at the price of $247.97 with 2.24% change on the day. The Cleveland Ohio 44115 based company is currently trading 6.49% above its 52 week low of $234.96 and -20.42% below its 52 week high of $312.48. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 37.71 and $304.14 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

The Sherwin-Williams Company develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. The company operates in four segments: Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Global Finishes Group, and Latin America Coatings Group. It offers architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, automotive finishes and refinish products, original equipment manufacturer product finishes, and related items. The company also licenses technology and trade names. As of December 31, 2015, its Paint Stores Group segment operated 4,086 company-operated specialty paint stores; Global Finishes Group segment operated 296 company-operated branches; and Latin America Coatings Group segment operated 291 company-operated stores. The company also sells its products through direct sales staff and outside sales representatives to retailers, dealers, jobbers, licensees and other third party distributors. The Sherwin-Williams Company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

Vapor Corp. (VPCO) traded within a range of $0.00007 to $0.0001. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -30% so far this year. The stock was down close to 0% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $0 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding 0% below its 52 week high of $994000.6875 and 0% below its 12-month low of $0.00007. The shares are down by over 0% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 0 is bullish. They are not pointing to a rebound in the stock. We should get in as it looks to have found a bottom.

Vapor Corp. designs, markets, and distributes vaporizers, e-liquids, electronic cigarettes, and accessories primarily in the United States and Canada. Its vaporizers and electronic cigarettes are battery-powered products that enable users to inhale nicotine vapor without fire, smoke, tar, ash, or carbon monoxide. The company also offers disposable electronic cigarettes in various sizes, puff counts, styles, flavors, and nicotine strengths; rechargeable electronic cigarettes that use replaceable cartridges; and rechargeable vaporizers for use with either electronic cigarette solution, or dry herbs or leaf. In addition, it provides replacement parts, including batteries; coils; refill cartridges; cartomizers consisting of liquid solution, atomizers, tanks, and e-liquids; various types of chargers comprising USB chargers; carrying cases; and lanyards. The company offers its products under the Fifty-One, Krave, Vapor X, Alternacig, EZSMOKER, Green Puffer, Americig, Hookah Stix, Honey Stick, Vaporin, and Smoke Star brands, as well as designs and develops private label brands for distribution customers. Vapor Corp. sells its vaporizers and e-cigarettes and related products through its 20 vape stores, customer direct phone center, and online stores; and to retail channels directly, as well as through third party wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. Vapor Corp. is based in Dania Beach, Florida.

 

Momentum Stocks: American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL), The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) retreated with the stock falling -0.35% or $-0.14 to close at $39.69 on light trading volume of 6.02M compared its three months average trading volume of 8.08M. The Fort Worth Texas 76155 based company operating under the Major Airlines industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -13.67% down for the period and down by -5.47% so far this year. With price target of $41.31 and a 60.2% rebound from 52-week low, American Airlines Group Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated a mainline fleet of 946 aircraft. It serves 350 destinations in approximately 50 countries. The company was formerly known as AMR Corporation and changed its name to American Airlines Group Inc. in December 2013. American Airlines Group Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW) had a light trading with around 6M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 709.81K. The stock traded between $246.68 and $258 before closing at the price of $247.61 with -10.89% change on the day. The Cleveland Ohio 44115 based company is currently trading 6.34% above its 52 week low of $234.96 and -20.53% below its 52 week high of $312.48. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $320 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

The Sherwin-Williams Company develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. The company operates in four segments: Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Global Finishes Group, and Latin America Coatings Group. It offers architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, automotive finishes and refinish products, original equipment manufacturer product finishes, and related items. The company also licenses technology and trade names. As of December 31, 2015, its Paint Stores Group segment operated 4,086 company-operated specialty paint stores; Global Finishes Group segment operated 296 company-operated branches; and Latin America Coatings Group segment operated 291 company-operated stores. The company also sells its products through direct sales staff and outside sales representatives to retailers, dealers, jobbers, licensees and other third party distributors. The Sherwin-Williams Company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) saw its value decrease by -0.28% as the stock dropped $-0.02 to finish the day at a closing price of $7.01. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $6.63-$8.3 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $7 to $7.06 during the day, are up by 0.57% in the past three months and down by -13.24% over the past six months. It is currently trading -4.42% below its 20 day moving average and -7.97% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $8.82 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 39.61.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Rite Aid Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail drugstores in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Retail Pharmacy and Pharmacy Services. The Retail Pharmacy Segment sells prescription drugs; and a range of other merchandises, such as over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aids, personal care items, cosmetics, household items, food and beverages, greeting cards, seasonal merchandise, and other everyday and convenience products. It also operates retail clinics that provide treatment for common conditions; and a range of preventive services, including screenings, medical tests, immunizations, and basic physical exams. In addition, this segment provides health coaching, shared decision making tools, and health care analytics, including health coaching for medical decisions, chronic conditions, and wellness; population analytic solutions; and consulting services. The Pharmacy Services Segment provides pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services and a range of pharmacy-related services. It also offers integrated mail-order and specialty pharmacy services; and performs prescription adjudication services for other PBMs. Rite Aid Corporation has a strategic alliance with GNC. As of February 27, 2016, the company operated approximately 4,561 stores in 31 states of the United States and in the District of Columbia. Rite Aid Corporation was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.

 

Trader’s Round Up: The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW), Sanchez Energy Corporation (SN), Corrections Corporation of America (CXW)

The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW) retreated with the stock falling -1.94% or $-5.33 to close at $268.74 on light trading volume of 2.34M compared its three months average trading volume of 711.21K. The Cleveland Ohio 44115 based company operating under the Specialty Chemicals industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 11.32% up for the period and up by 4.46% so far this year. With price target of $322.23 and a 16.93% rebound from 52-week low, The Sherwin-Williams Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

The Sherwin-Williams Company develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. The company operates in four segments: Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Global Finishes Group, and Latin America Coatings Group. It offers architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, automotive finishes and refinish products, original equipment manufacturer product finishes, and related items. The company also licenses technology and trade names. As of December 31, 2015, its Paint Stores Group segment operated 4,086 company-operated specialty paint stores; Global Finishes Group segment operated 296 company-operated branches; and Latin America Coatings Group segment operated 291 company-operated stores. The company also sells its products through direct sales staff and outside sales representatives to retailers, dealers, jobbers, licensees and other third party distributors. The Sherwin-Williams Company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

Sanchez Energy Corporation (SN) dropped $-0.51 to close the day at a new closing price of $7.98, a -6.01% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 287.38% above its 52 week low of $2.06. A total of 2.34M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.37M. The stock, which fluctuated between $7.98 and $8.57 during the day, currently situated -18.82% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -14.93% in the past one month and up by 29.13% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $9.23 and RSI of 44.25, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Sanchez Energy Corporation, an independent exploration and production company, engages in the exploration, acquisition, and development of oil and natural gas resources in the onshore U.S. Gulf Coast. It holds a 93% working interest in the Eagle Ford Shale, which consists of approximately 200,000 net leasehold acres in the oil and condensate, or black oil and volatile oil located in South Texas; and a 65% working interest in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale covering an area of approximately 62,000 net leasehold acres situated in Mississippi and Louisiana. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Corrections Corporation of America (CXW) shares were down in last trading by -1.61% to $13.45. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -3.03% over the past week and fell -13.09% in the past month. It is currently trading -30.17% below its 50 day moving average and -49.78% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -60.15% decrease in value from its one year high of $35.05. The RSI indicator value of 24.08, lead us to believe that it may correct downwards in the near term.

Corrections Corporation of America, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates privatized correctional and detention facilities in the United States. It owns, operates, and manages prisons and other correctional facilities; and provides inmate residential and prisoner transportation services for governmental agencies. The company also offers various rehabilitation and educational programs, including basic education, religious services, life skills and employment training, and substance abuse treatment, as well as food services, work and recreational programs, and healthcare services, such as medical, dental, and mental health services. In addition, it leases its facilities to third-party operators. The company serves federal, state, and local correctional and detention authorities. As of December 31, 2012, the company owned and managed 47 correctional and detention facilities; and managed 20 correctional and detention facilities, which it did not own. Corrections Corporation of America was founded in 1983 and is based in Nashville, Tennessee.

 

Three Stable Stocks: TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ:TIVO), Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW), LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO)

TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ:TIVO) fall -0.09% during last trading as the stock less -$0.09 to finish the day at $10.65 with about 945,096.00 shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 879,751.00. The $1.06B market cap company, which fluctuated between $10.57 and $10.66 during the day, currently situated 46.09% above its 52 week low of $7.29 and -0.19% away from its one year high of $10.67. The RSI of 70.27 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now. TiVo Inc. (TiVo) is a provider of video technology software services and cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions.

Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) fall -$0.81 to close the day at a new closing price of $287.77, a -0.28% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 33.37% above its 52 week low of $215.77. A total of 944,743.00 shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 690,494.00. The stock, which fluctuated between $285.31 and $288.11 during the day, currently situated -7.52% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 5.78% in the past one month and up by 30.15% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $25.31 and RSI of 60.94, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now. The Sherwin-Williams Company is engaged in the development, manufacture, distribution and sale of paint, coatings and related products.

LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) had a light trading with around 959,222.00 shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.64M. The stock traded between $27.87 and $28.25 before closing at the price of $28.20 with 0.57% change on the day. The company is currently trading 54.20% above its 52 week low of $18.29 and -7.52% below its 52 week high of $30.49. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 60.94 and $25.31 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks. Lasalle Hotel Properties is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company primarily buys, owns, redevelops and leases upscale and luxury hotels located in convention, resort and urban business markets.

Stocks on Trader’s Radar: The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW), Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL), LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO)

The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -6.88% or $-21.47 to close the day at $290.63 on light trading volume of 3.46M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 695.88K. The Cleveland Ohio 44115 based company has been outperforming the specialty chemicals group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 7.38%, compared to the industry which has dropped -1.35% over the same period. With RSI of 40.31, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $322.5, making it a hold for now.

The Sherwin-Williams Company develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. The company operates in four segments: Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Global Finishes Group, and Latin America Coatings Group. It offers architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, automotive finishes and refinish products, original equipment manufacturer product finishes, and related items. The company also licenses technology and trade names. As of December 31, 2015, its Paint Stores Group segment operated 4,086 company-operated specialty paint stores; Global Finishes Group segment operated 296 company-operated branches; and Latin America Coatings Group segment operated 291 company-operated stores. The company also sells its products through direct sales staff and outside sales representatives to retailers, dealers, jobbers, licensees and other third party distributors. The Sherwin-Williams Company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL) climbed 0.7% during last trading as the stock added $0.06 to finish the day at $8.59 with about 3.45M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.2M. The $1.91B market cap company, which fluctuated between $8.47 and $8.74 during the day, currently situated 141.97% above its 52 week low of $3.55 and 0.47% away from its one year high of $8.74. The RSI of 76.44 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Exelixis, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes small molecule therapies for the treatment of cancer in the United States and the European Union. The company offers cabozantinib, an internally-discovered inhibitor of multiple receptor tyrosine kinases for the treatment of patients with progressive and metastatic medullary thyroid cancer under the COMETRIQ brand name. It also focuses on developing cabozantinib as a treatment for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma; and engages in a development program to explore the clinical potential of cabozantinib in additional tumor types, including a phase 3 trial of cabozantinib in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. In addition, the company develops cobimetinib, an inhibitor of MEK, which is in phase 3 pivotal trial evaluating in combination with vemurafenib in previously untreated patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic melanoma harboring a BRAF V600 mutation. Exelixis, Inc. has collaboration and license agreements with Ipsen Pharma SAS, Genentech, Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Sanofi, Merck, and Daiichi Sankyo Company Limited for the development and commercialization of various compounds and programs. The company was formerly known as Exelixis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and changed its name to Exelixis, Inc. in February 2000. Exelixis, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.

LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO) saw its value increase by 2.54% as the stock gained $0.66 to finish the day at a closing price of $26.66. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $19.01-$34.56 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $25.38 to $27.33 during the day, are up by 13.31% in the past three months and up by 30.84% over the past six months. It is currently trading 10.57% above its 20 day moving average and 14.62% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $23.37 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 73.19. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

LaSalle Hotel Properties, a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the purchase, ownership, redevelopment, and leasing of primarily upscale and luxury full-service hotels in convention, resort, and urban business markets in the United States. It owns 34 hotels, totaling approximately 9,200 guest rooms in 15 markets in 11 states and the District of Columbia. The company qualifies as a REIT under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. As a REIT, it would not be subject to federal corporate income tax to the extent that it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its shareholders. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.