Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM), Cerner Corporation (CERN), Aflac Incorporated (AFL)

The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM) fell -0.5% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.69 to finish the day at $137.84 with about 2.46M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 922.38K. The $16.01B market cap company, which fluctuated between $137.01 and $138.76 during the day, currently situated 15.59% above its 52 week low of $121.79 and -10.96% away from its one year high of $157.31. The RSI of 61.98 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

The J. M. Smucker Company manufactures and markets branded food and beverage products worldwide. It operates through U.S. Retail Coffee, U.S. Retail Consumer Foods, U.S. Retail Pet Foods, and International and Foodservice segments. The company primarily offers coffee, pet food, pet snacks, peanut butter, fruit spreads, shortening and oils, baking mixes and ready-to-spread frostings, frozen sandwiches, flour and baking ingredients, juices and beverages, and portion control products. It also provides dog snacks, natural beverages, ice cream toppings, pickles, and canned milk. The company offers its products under the Folgers, Dunkin’ Donuts, Café Bustelo, Jif, Smucker’s, Crisco, Pillsbury, Uncrustables, Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Natural Balance, Kibbles ‘n Bits, 9Lives, Pup-Peroni, Nature’s Recipe, Gravy Train, and Douwe Egberts brand names. It sells its products through direct sales and brokers to food retailers, food wholesalers, drug stores, club stores, mass merchandisers, discount and dollar stores, military commissaries, natural foods stores and distributors, and pet specialty stores; and through retail channels, and foodservice distributors and operators, such as restaurants, lodging, schools and universities, and health care operators. The company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Orrville, Ohio.

Cerner Corporation (CERN) gained $0.54 to close the day at a new closing price of $55.61, a 0.98% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 18.29% above its 52 week low of $47.01. A total of 2.42M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.19M. The stock, which fluctuated between $54.78 and $55.64 during the day, currently situated -17.61% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 6.35% in the past one month and up by 13.03% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $59.7 and RSI of 65, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Cerner Corporation designs, develops, markets, installs, hosts, and supports health care information technology, health care devices, hardware, and content solutions for health care organizations and consumers in the United States and internationally. The company offers Cerner Millennium architecture, which includes clinical, financial, and management information systems that allow providers to access an individual’s electronic health record at the point of care, and organizes and delivers information for physicians, nurses, laboratory technicians, pharmacists, front- and back-office professionals, and consumers. It also provides HealtheIntent platform, a cloud-based platform that enables organizations to aggregate, transform, and reconcile data across the continuum of care, as well as assists to enhance outcomes and lower costs. In addition, the company offers a portfolio of clinical and financial health care information technology solutions, as well as departmental, connectivity, population health, and care coordination solutions; and various complementary services, including support, hosting, managed, implementation, and strategic consulting services. Further, it provides various services, such as implementation and training, remote hosting, operational management, revenue cycle, support and maintenance, health care data analysis, clinical process optimization, transaction processing, employer health centers, employee wellness programs, and third party administrator services for employer-based health plans; and complementary hardware and devices for third parties. It serves integrated delivery networks, physician groups and networks, managed care organizations, hospitals, medical centers, reference laboratories, home health agencies, blood banks, imaging centers, pharmacies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, employers, governments, and public health organizations. Cerner Corporation was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in North Kansas City, Missouri.

Aflac Incorporated (AFL) had a active trading with around 2.4M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.33M. The stock traded between $70.64 and $71.34 before closing at the price of $71.19 with 0.27% change on the day. The Columbus Georgia 31999 based company is currently trading 27.11% above its 52 week low of $58.46 and -3.28% below its 52 week high of $74.5. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 64.32 and $71.62 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Aflac Incorporated, through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, provides supplemental health and life insurance products. It operates through two segments, Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S. The Aflac Japan segment offers various voluntary supplemental insurance products, including cancer plans, general medical indemnity plans, medical/sickness riders, care plans, living benefit life plans, ordinary life insurance plans, and annuities in Japan. The Aflac U.S. segment provides products designed to protect individuals from depletion of assets, which comprise accident, cancer, critical illness/critical care, hospital intensive care, hospital indemnity, fixed-benefit dental, and vision care plans; and loss-of-income products, such as life and short-term disability plans in the United States (U.S.). The company sells its products through sales associates and brokers, independent corporate agencies, individual agencies, and affiliated corporate agencies. Aflac Incorporated was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH), Masco Corporation (MAS), The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM)

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.7% or $1.14 to close the day at $163.13 on light trading volume of 2.97M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.72M. The Minneapolis Minnesota 55343 based company has been outperforming the health care plans group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 44.13%, compared to the industry which has advanced 16.58% over the same period. With RSI of 59.76, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $184.14, making it a hold for now.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being company in the United States. The company’s UnitedHealthcare segment offers consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services for national employers, public sector employers, mid-sized employers, small businesses, individuals, and military service members; and health care coverage, and health and well-being services to individuals aged 50 and older addressing their needs for preventive and acute health care services. It also provides services dealing with chronic disease and other specialized issues for older individuals; Medicaid plans, Children’s Health Insurance Program, and health care programs; and health services, including commercial health and dental benefits. This segment serves through a network of 1 million physicians and other health care professionals, as well as approximately 6,000 hospitals and other facilities. Its OptumHealth segment offers health management services, including care delivery and management, wellness and consumer engagement, distribution, and health financial services. This segment serves individuals through programs offered by employers, payers, government entities, and directly with the care delivery systems. The company’s OptumInsight segment provides software and information products, and business process outsourcing and support services to hospital systems, physicians, health plans, governments, life sciences companies, and other organizations. Its OptumRx segment offers pharmacy care services and programs, including retail network contracting, home delivery and specialty pharmacy, and purchasing and clinical, as well as develops programs in areas, such as step therapy, formulary management, drug adherence, and disease/drug therapy management. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated was founded in 1974 and is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

Masco Corporation (MAS) retreated with the stock falling -1.16% or $-0.39 to close at $33.11 on active trading volume of 3.43M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.37M. The Taylor Michigan 48180 based company operating under the General Building Materials industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 26.82% up for the period and up by 5.04% so far this year. With price target of $37.8 and a 30.88% rebound from 52-week low, Masco Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Masco Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes home improvement and building products worldwide. Its Plumbing Products segment provides faucets, showerheads, handheld showers, valves, bathing units, shower enclosures, toilets, acrylic tubs, shower trays, spas products, exercise pools and systems, brass and copper plumbing system components, and other non-decorative plumbing products. The company’s Decorative Architectural Products segment offers architectural coatings, including paints, primers, specialty paints, stains, and waterproofing products; cabinet, door, window, and hardware products; and functional hardware, wall plates, hook and rail products, and picture hanging accessories, as well as decorative bath hardware, shower accessories, and shower doors. The company’s Cabinetry Products segment offers assembled cabinetry for kitchen, bath, storage, home office, and home entertainment applications; and integrated bathroom vanity and countertop products. Its Windows and Other Specialty Products segment provides vinyl, fiberglass, and aluminum windows and patio doors; vinyl windows, and composite and panel doors; and staple guns, hammer tackers, glue guns, and rivet tools, as well as staples, glues, and rivets. The company sells its products under DELTA, BRIZO, PEERLESS, HANSGROHE, AXOR, GINGER, NEWPORT BRASS, BRASSTECH, WALTEC, BRISTAN, HERITAGE, MIROLIN, HÜPPE, HOT SPRING, CALDERA, FREEFLOW SPAS, FANTASY SPAS, ENDLESS POOLS, BRASSCRAFT, PLUMB SHOP, COBRA, MASTER PLUMBER, BEHR, KILZ, LIBERTY, BRAINERD, FRANKLIN BRASS, KRAFTMAID, CARDELL, MERILLAT, QUALITY CABINETS, MOORES, ESSENCE SERIES, MILGARD, DURAFLEX, GRIFFIN, PREMIER, EVOLUTION, ARROW, POWERSHOT, and EASYSHOT brands. It offers its products through home center retailers, mass merchandisers, hardware stores, homebuilders, distributors, and other outlets to consumers and contractors, as well as directly to consumers. The company was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Taylor, Michigan.

The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.62% or $-0.86 to close the day at $137.93 on lower than average trading volume of 1.34M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 912.74K. The Orrville Ohio 44667 based company has been outperforming the processed & packaged goods companies by 9.0367% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 8.29% YTD, versus the processed & packaged goods industry which is up 4.61% for the same period. The RSI of 64.44 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

The J. M. Smucker Company manufactures and markets branded food and beverage products worldwide. It operates through U.S. Retail Coffee, U.S. Retail Consumer Foods, U.S. Retail Pet Foods, and International and Foodservice segments. The company primarily offers coffee, pet food, pet snacks, peanut butter, fruit spreads, shortening and oils, baking mixes and ready-to-spread frostings, frozen sandwiches, flour and baking ingredients, juices and beverages, and portion control products. It also provides dog snacks, natural beverages, ice cream toppings, pickles, and canned milk. The company offers its products under the Folgers, Dunkin’ Donuts, Café Bustelo, Jif, Smucker’s, Crisco, Pillsbury, Uncrustables, Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Natural Balance, Kibbles ‘n Bits, 9Lives, Pup-Peroni, Nature’s Recipe, Gravy Train, and Douwe Egberts brand names. It sells its products through direct sales and brokers to food retailers, food wholesalers, drug stores, club stores, mass merchandisers, discount and dollar stores, military commissaries, natural foods stores and distributors, and pet specialty stores; and through retail channels, and foodservice distributors and operators, such as restaurants, lodging, schools and universities, and health care operators. The company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Orrville, Ohio.

 

3 Trending Stocks: American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP), The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM), Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI)

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.09% or $0.69 to close the day at $63.78 on light trading volume of 1.8M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.62M. The Columbus Ohio 43215 based company has been outperforming the electric utilities group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 4.36%, compared to the industry which has advanced 6.81% over the same period. With RSI of 60.6, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $67.08, making it a hold for now.

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.

The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM) climbed 1.54% during last trading as the stock added $2.08 to finish the day at $137.58 with about 1.79M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 869.55K. The $16.02B market cap company, which fluctuated between $135.5 and $138.55 during the day, currently situated 14.76% above its 52 week low of $121.79 and -11.61% away from its one year high of $157.31. The RSI of 73.28 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

The J. M. Smucker Company manufactures and markets branded food and beverage products worldwide. It operates through U.S. Retail Coffee, U.S. Retail Consumer Foods, U.S. Retail Pet Foods, and International and Foodservice segments. The company primarily offers coffee, pet food, pet snacks, peanut butter, fruit spreads, shortening and oils, baking mixes and ready-to-spread frostings, frozen sandwiches, flour and baking ingredients, juices and beverages, and portion control products. It also provides dog snacks, natural beverages, ice cream toppings, pickles, and canned milk. The company offers its products under the Folgers, Dunkin’ Donuts, Café Bustelo, Jif, Smucker’s, Crisco, Pillsbury, Uncrustables, Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Natural Balance, Kibbles ‘n Bits, 9Lives, Pup-Peroni, Nature’s Recipe, Gravy Train, and Douwe Egberts brand names. It sells its products through direct sales and brokers to food retailers, food wholesalers, drug stores, club stores, mass merchandisers, discount and dollar stores, military commissaries, natural foods stores and distributors, and pet specialty stores; and through retail channels, and foodservice distributors and operators, such as restaurants, lodging, schools and universities, and health care operators. The company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Orrville, Ohio.

Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI) saw its value increase by 1.29% as the stock gained $1.12 to finish the day at a closing price of $87.77. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $79.38-$102.82 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $86.5 to $87.88 during the day, are down by -1.35% in the past three months and down by -6.78% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.39% above its 20 day moving average and 2.49% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $101.47 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 58.33. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Crown Castle International Corp., together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and leases shared wireless infrastructure in the United States and Australia. The company provides towers and other structures, such as rooftops; and distributed antenna systems, a type of small cell network (small cells). It provides access, including space or capacity to its towers, small cells, and third party land interests via long-term contracts in various forms, including license, sublease, and lease agreements. In addition, the company offers network services relating to wireless infrastructure, primarily consisting of antenna installations or subsequent augmentations, as well as site development services relating to wireless infrastructure. As of December 31, 2013, it owned, leased, or managed approximately 39,600 towers in the United States, including Puerto Rico; and approximately 1,700 towers in Australia. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks in Review: Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (FNF), Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL), The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM)

Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (FNF) traded within a range of $34.66 to $35.37 after opening the day at $34.83. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 4.12% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.64% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $35.36 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -6.95% below its 52 week high of $38.5 and 28.47% above its 12-month low of $28.24. The shares are up by over 0.32% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 72.77 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

Fidelity National Financial, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides title insurance, and technology and transaction services to the real estate and mortgage industries in the United States. Its Title segment offers title insurance, escrow, and other title related services, including collection and trust activities, trustee sales guarantees, recordings and reconveyances, and home warranty insurance. The company’s Black Knight segment provides technology solutions, such as mortgage processing and workflow management software applications, and origination and default technology; and data and analytics services, including alternative valuation services, real estate and mortgage data, modeling and forecasting, and analytical tools that facilitate and automate various business processes in the life cycle of a mortgage. Its Restaurant Group segment owns, operates, and franchises restaurants comprising O’Charley’s, Ninety Nine Restaurants, Village Inn, Bakers Square, and Legendary Baking concepts, as well as J. Alexander’s. The company also offers information used by title insurance underwriters, title agents, and closing attorneys to underwrite title insurance policies for real property sales and transfer; and offers home inspection and commercial inspection services. Fidelity National Financial, Inc. was founded in 1847 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.08% or $0.03 to close the day at $36.3 on active trading volume of 3.59M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.78M. The Austin Minnesota 55912 based company has been underperforming the meat products group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -10.03%, compared to the industry which has advanced 5.5% over the same period. With RSI of 59.36, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $39.73, making it a hold for now.

Hormel Foods Corporation produces and markets various meat and food products worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Grocery Products, Refrigerated Foods, Jennie-O Turkey Store, Specialty Foods, and International & Other. It provides various perishable meat products, including fresh meats, frozen items, refrigerated meal solutions, sausages, hams, guacamole, and bacon; and shelf-stable products comprising canned luncheon meats, shelf-stable microwaveable meals, stews, chilies, hash, flour and corn tortillas, salsas, tortilla chips, peanut butter, and other products. The company also offers poultry products, such as turkey products; and nutritional food products and supplements, sugar and sugar substitutes, dessert and drink mixes, and industrial gelatin products. It sells its products through sales personnel, as well as through independent brokers and distributors. The company was formerly known as Geo. A. Hormel & Company and changed its name to Hormel Foods Corporation in January 1995. Hormel Foods Corporation was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Austin, Minnesota.

The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM) gained $1.73 to close the day at a new closing price of $135.85, a 1.29% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 13.31% above its 52 week low of $121.79. A total of 1.59M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 831.51K. The stock, which fluctuated between $133.77 and $135.91 during the day, currently situated -12.72% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 5.19% in the past one month and up by 3.57% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $138.85 and RSI of 69.35, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

The J. M. Smucker Company manufactures and markets branded food and beverage products worldwide. It operates through U.S. Retail Coffee, U.S. Retail Consumer Foods, U.S. Retail Pet Foods, and International and Foodservice segments. The company primarily offers coffee, pet food, pet snacks, peanut butter, fruit spreads, shortening and oils, baking mixes and ready-to-spread frostings, frozen sandwiches, flour and baking ingredients, juices and beverages, and portion control products. It also provides dog snacks, natural beverages, ice cream toppings, pickles, and canned milk. The company offers its products under the Folgers, Dunkin’ Donuts, Café Bustelo, Jif, Smucker’s, Crisco, Pillsbury, Uncrustables, Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Natural Balance, Kibbles ‘n Bits, 9Lives, Pup-Peroni, Nature’s Recipe, Gravy Train, and Douwe Egberts brand names. It sells its products through direct sales and brokers to food retailers, food wholesalers, drug stores, club stores, mass merchandisers, discount and dollar stores, military commissaries, natural foods stores and distributors, and pet specialty stores; and through retail channels, and foodservice distributors and operators, such as restaurants, lodging, schools and universities, and health care operators. The company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Orrville, Ohio.

 

Stocks in Review: Darling Ingredients Inc. (DAR), The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM), FMC Technologies, Inc. (FTI)

Darling Ingredients Inc. (DAR) traded within a range of $14.02 to $14.2 after opening the day at $14.18. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 33.46% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.92% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $14.04 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -11.86% below its 52 week high of $15.93 and 80.46% above its 12-month low of $7.78. The shares are down by over -5.96% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 39.37 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Darling Ingredients Inc. develops, produces, and sells natural ingredients from edible and inedible bio-nutrients worldwide. It operates in three segments: Feed Ingredients, Food Ingredients, and Fuel Ingredients. The company offers a range of ingredients and customized specialty solutions for customers in the pharmaceutical, food, pet food, feed, technical, fuel, bioenergy, and fertilizer industries. It collects and transforms various animal by-product streams into useable and specialty ingredients, such as gelatin, edible fats, feed-grade fats, animal proteins and meals, plasma, pet food ingredients, organic fertilizers, yellow grease, fuel feedstocks, green energy, natural casings, and hides. The company also recovers and converts used cooking oil and commercial bakery residuals into valuable feed and fuel ingredients. In addition, it provides grease trap services to food establishments; environmental services to food processors; and sells restaurant cooking oil delivery and collection equipment. The company was formerly known as Darling International Inc. and changed its name to Darling Ingredients Inc. in May 2014. Darling Ingredients Inc. was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.94% or $-1.35 to close the day at $142.28 on active trading volume of 1.85M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.08M. The Orrville Ohio 44667 based company has been outperforming the processed & packaged goods group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 36%, compared to the industry which has advanced 28.24% over the same period. With RSI of 31.34, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $150.4, making it a hold for now.

The J. M. Smucker Company manufactures and markets branded food and beverage products worldwide. It operates through U.S. Retail Coffee, U.S. Retail Consumer Foods, U.S. Retail Pet Foods, and International and Foodservice segments. The company primarily offers coffee, pet food, pet snacks, peanut butter, fruit spreads, shortening and oils, baking mixes and ready-to-spread frostings, frozen sandwiches, flour and baking ingredients, juices and beverages, and portion control products. It also provides dog snacks, natural beverages, ice cream toppings, pickles, and canned milk. The company offers its products under the Folgers, Dunkin’ Donuts, Café Bustelo, Jif, Smucker’s, Crisco, Pillsbury, Uncrustables, Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Natural Balance, Kibbles ‘n Bits, 9Lives, Pup-Peroni, Nature’s Recipe, Gravy Train, and Douwe Egberts brand names. It sells its products through direct sales and brokers to food retailers, food wholesalers, drug stores, club stores, mass merchandisers, discount and dollar stores, military commissaries, natural foods stores and distributors, and pet specialty stores; and through retail channels, and foodservice distributors and operators, such as restaurants, lodging, schools and universities, and health care operators. The company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Orrville, Ohio.

FMC Technologies, Inc. (FTI) dropped $-0.27 to close the day at a new closing price of $28.2, a -0.95% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 26.46% above its 52 week low of $22.3. A total of 2.89M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.32M. The stock, which fluctuated between $28.12 and $28.62 during the day, currently situated -21.51% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 11.15% in the past one month and up by 3.33% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $31.17 and RSI of 64.68, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

FMC Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and services technological systems and products for customers in the energy industry worldwide. It operates through Subsea Technologies, Surface Technologies, and Energy Infrastructure segments. The Subsea Technologies segment offers subsea systems for the offshore production of crude oil and natural gas; and installation, asset management, product optimization, and well access and intervention services, as well as inspection, maintenance, and repair services. This segment also provides electric and hydraulic work-class remotely operating vehicle, tether-management, launch and recovery, remote manipulator arms, and modular control systems for subsea applications, as well as support services, such as product training, pilot simulator training, spare parts, and technical assistance; and offers multiphase and wetgas meters to measure production rates of oil, water, and gas for topside and subsea applications. The Surface Technologies segment offers wellhead systems for standard and custom-engineered applications; fluid control products for the well completion and stimulation activities; and flowback, cased hole electric wireline and slickline, specialty logging, and well optimization services. The Energy Infrastructure segment provides measurement products, such as flow computers and control systems, and gas and liquid measurement systems, as well as floating production, storage, and off-loading metering systems; and design, engineering, project management, training, commissioning, and aftermarket services. This segment also offers land- and marine-based loading and transfer systems for ship-to-ship loading and offloading operations; systems that separate production flows from wells into oil, gas, sand, and water; and automation, control, and information technology services. FMC Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

3 Notable Runners: The J. M. Smucker (SJM), The Procter & Gamble (PG), American Airlines (AAL)

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.63% or $0.55 to close the day at $87.4 on lower than average trading volume of 5.41M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.11M. The Cincinnati Ohio 45202 based company has been outperforming the personal products companies by 8.7313% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 12.81% YTD, versus the personal products industry which is up 11.24% for the same period. The RSI of 65.33 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

The Procter & Gamble Company provides branded consumer packaged goods to consumers in North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, India, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. The company’s Beauty segment offers hair care products comprising conditioners, shampoos, styling aids, and treatments; and antiperspirants and deodorants, personal cleansing, and skin care products. This segment markets its products under the Head & Shoulders, Olay, Pantene, Rejoice, Old Spice, Safeguard, and SK-II brands. Its Grooming segment provides blades and razors, pre- and post-shave products, and other shave care products, as well as appliances under the Braun, Fusion, Gillette, Mach3, Prestobarba, and Venus brands. The company’s Health Care segment offers toothbrushes, toothpaste, and other oral care products; and gastrointestinal, rapid diagnostics, respiratory, vitamins/minerals/supplements, and other healthcare products under the Oral-B, Crest, Prilosec, Vicks, Metamucil, Pepto Bismol, and Align brands. Its Fabric & Home Care segment provides fabric care products, including fabric enhancers, laundry additives, and laundry detergents; and home care products comprising air care, dish care, P&G professional, and surface care products under the Tide, Ariel, Downy, Gain, Cascade, Dawn, Febreze, Mr. Clean, and Swiffer brands. The company’s Baby, Feminine & Family Care segment offers baby care products, such as baby wipes, diapers, and pants; adult incontinence and feminine care products; and family care products, such as paper towels, tissues, and toilet papers. This segment markets its products under the Pampers, Always, Bounty, Charmin, Luvs, and Tampax brands. The company sells its products through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, department stores, distributors, baby stores, specialty beauty stores, e-commerce, high-frequency stores, and pharmacies. The Procter & Gamble Company was founded in 1837 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) had a active trading with around 5.4M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.86M. The stock traded between $36.18 and $36.65 before closing at the price of $36.4 with 1.11% change on the day. The Fort Worth Texas 76155 based company is currently trading 46.92% above its 52 week low of $24.85 and -22.03% below its 52 week high of $47.09. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 63.67 and $41 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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 J. M. Smucker Company (SJM) traded within a range of $142.55 to $149.8 after opening the day at $149.8. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 18.24% so far this year. The stock was down close to -8.07% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $143.63 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -8.25% below its 52 week high of $157.31 and 40.65% above its 12-month low of $106.87. The shares are up by over 12.82% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 33.38 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

The J. M. Smucker Company manufactures and markets branded food and beverage products worldwide. It operates through U.S. Retail Coffee, U.S. Retail Consumer Foods, U.S. Retail Pet Foods, and International and Foodservice segments. The company primarily offers coffee, pet food, pet snacks, peanut butter, fruit spreads, shortening and oils, baking mixes and ready-to-spread frostings, frozen sandwiches, flour and baking ingredients, juices and beverages, and portion control products. It also provides dog snacks, natural beverages, ice cream toppings, pickles, and canned milk. The company offers its products under the Folgers, Dunkin’ Donuts, Café Bustelo, Jif, Smucker’s, Crisco, Pillsbury, Uncrustables, Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Natural Balance, Kibbles ‘n Bits, 9Lives, Pup-Peroni, Nature’s Recipe, Gravy Train, and Douwe Egberts brand names. It sells its products through direct sales and brokers to food retailers, food wholesalers, drug stores, club stores, mass merchandisers, discount and dollar stores, military commissaries, natural foods stores and distributors, and pet specialty stores; and through retail channels, and foodservice distributors and operators, such as restaurants, lodging, schools and universities, and health care operators. The company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Orrville, Ohio.

 

Analytical Report: J M Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM), Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT), Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:PCRX)

J M Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM) fall -0.62% during last trading as the stock less -$0.97 to finish the day at $155.23 with about 962,322.00 shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 978,296.00. The $18.48B market cap company, which fluctuated between $154.40 and $157.31 during the day, currently situated 51.27% above its 52 week low of $102.62 and -0.70% away from its one year high of $156.33. The RSI of 64.45 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) gained $0.92 to close the day at a new closing price of $16.89, a 5.76% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 6.36% above its 52 week low of $15.88. A total of 959,196 shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 316.75K. The stock, which fluctuated between $16.28 and $16.95 during the day, currently situated -31.94% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -4.09% in the past one month and down by -9.40% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $20.42 and RSI of 44.05, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:PCRX) had a light trading with around 956,014.00 shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 954,069.00. The stock traded between $42.31 and $44.74 before closing at the price of $43.54 with -2.44% change on the day. The company is currently trading 40.09% above its 52 week low of $31.08 and -45.74% below its 52 week high of $80.25. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 62.45 and $72.30 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

Stocks News Update: F.N.B. Corp (NYSE:FNB), J M Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM), Nomura Holdings, Inc. (ADR) (NYSE:NMR)

F.N.B. Corp (NYSE:FNB) fall -1.20% during last trading as the stock added -$0.15 to finish the day at $12.39 with about 952,059.00 shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.24M. The $ 2.66B market cap company, which fluctuated between $12.27 and $12.50 during the day, currently situated 13.11% above its 52 week low of $10.95 and -13.90% away from its one year high of $14.39. The RSI of 45.04 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

F.N.B. Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company operates through four segments: Community Banking, Wealth Management, Insurance and Consumer Finance. Its Community Banking segment consists of First National Bank of Pennsylvania (FNBPA), which offers services, including commercial and individual demand, savings and time deposit accounts and commercial, mortgage and individual installment loans.

J M Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM) fall -$0.77 to close the day at a new closing price of $151.64, a -0.51% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 47.96% above its 52 week low of $102.49. A total of 951,929.00 shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.06M. The stock, which fluctuated between $151.39 and $153.41 during the day, currently situated -0.63% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by 16.29% in the past one month and down by 19.48% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $148.40 and RSI of 80.17, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

The J. M. Smucker Company is a manufacturer and marketer of consumer food and beverage products and pet food and pet snacks in North America. The Company has four segments: U.S. Retail Coffee, U.S. Retail Consumer Foods, U.S. Retail Pet Foods, and International, Foodservice and Natural Foods.

Nomura Holdings, Inc. (ADR) (NYSE:NMR) had a light trading with around 950,586.00 shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.00M. The stock traded between $3.59 and $3.64 before closing at the price of $3.60 with 2.56% change on the day. The company is currently trading 8.11% above its 52 week low of $3.33 and -50.82% above its 52 week high of $7.32. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 39.79 and $6.82 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

Nomura Holdings, Inc. (Nomura) is a Japan-based financial services company. The Company operates through three business segments: Retail, Asset Management and Wholesale. The Retail segment provides investment consultation services to individual clients in Japan. The Asset Management segment develops and manages investment trusts, and provides investment advisory services.

Trending Stock: OGE Energy Corp (NYSE:OGE), J M Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM), Coach Inc (NYSE:COH)

OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) saw its value increase by 2.22% as the stock gained $+0.71 to finish the day at a closing price of $32.75. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $23.37 – $32.75 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $31.98 to $32.75 during the day, are up by 14.24% in the past three months and up by 25.37% over the past six months. It is currently trading 5.24% above its 20 day moving average and 7.95% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to decline in value to reach at $31.60 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 71.43. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon. OGE Energy Corp. (OGE Energy) is an energy and energy services provider offering physical delivery and related services for both electricity and natural gas in the south central United States. The Company operates through two business segments: electric utility and natural gas midstream operations. The electric utility segment generates, transmits, distributes and sells electric energy in Oklahoma and western Arkansas. Its operations are conducted through Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company (OG&E). OG&E is an electric utility-based in Oklahoma and its franchised service territory includes the Fort Smith, Arkansas area. The natural gas midstream operations segment represents its investment in Enable Midstream Partners, LP (Enable). Enable is engaged in the business of gathering, processing, transporting and storing natural gas and its assets are located in over four states and serve natural gas production from shale developments in the Anadarko, Arkoma and Ark-La-Tex basins.

J M Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM) shares were up in last trading by 2.21% to $152.41. The stock increased in value by almost 3.99% over the past week and rise 17.49% in the past month. It is currently trading 14.04% above its 50 day moving average and 22.61% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a 2.11% increase in value from its one year high of $149.26. The RSI indicator value of 84.34, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now. The J. M. Smucker Company is a manufacturer and marketer of consumer food and beverage products and pet food and pet snacks in North America. The Company has four segments: U.S. Retail Coffee, U.S. Retail Consumer Foods, U.S. Retail Pet Foods, and International, Foodservice and Natural Foods. The Company’s U.S. retail market segments consist of the sale of branded food products to consumers through retail outlets in North America. The Company’s International, Foodservice and Natural Foods segment represents sales outside of the U.S. retail market segments. The Company’s principal consumer food and beverage products are coffee, peanut butter, fruit spreads, shortening and oils, baking mixes and ready-to-spread frostings, canned milk, flour and baking ingredients, juices and beverages, frozen sandwiches, toppings, syrups, pickles, condiments, grain products and nut mix products. The Company’s pet products consist of dry and wet dog food, dry and wet cat food, dog snacks and cat snacks.

Coach Inc (NYSE:COH) traded within a range of $39.70 to $40.74 after opening the day at $39.90. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 26.64% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.21% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $40.74 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -2.46% below its 52 week high of $41.77 and 53.92 % above its 12-month low of $26.47. The shares are up by over 1.41% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 58.08 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines. Coach, Inc. (Coach) is a design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections. The Company operates through three segments: North America, which includes sales to North American consumers through Coach-branded stores (including the Internet) and sales to wholesale customers; International segment, which includes sales to consumers through Coach-branded stores (including the Internet) and concession shop-in-shops in Japan and mainland China, Coach-operated stores and concession shop-in-shops in Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, South Korea, the United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands, as well as sales to wholesale customers and distributors in approximately 45 countries, and Other segment, which consists of sales and expenses generated by the Coach brand in other ancillary channels, including licensing and disposition. Its product offerings include watches, footwear, scarves and jewelry.

The J. M. Smucker (NYSE:SJM): Updated Analyst Ratings

The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM) up 9.51 per cent in the past week, is under coverage of 19 analysts who collectively recommend a hold rating on stock. 8 of the analysts have a buy or better rating; the 0 sells versus 1 underperforms. The 10 equity analysts who rate the stock have an average target price at $143.6, with individual targets ranging between $122 and $156. The shares closed last trade at $144.24, implying that analysts see shares falling about -0.44 per cent in 12 months’ time.

Insider Activity: Insiders look pessimistic about the prospects of the company that they seem to offload shares while they are 18.17 up so far this year. A Vice President, HR Operations at The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM) sold shares in the company in a transaction completed on Friday April 15, 2016. Denman John W offloaded 250 shares in the company at an average price of $127.55 and ended up generating $31,890 in proceeds. Denman John W retains 16,810 shares in the company after this transaction. A Vice President in the company, Fynan Tamara Jean, on Wednesday March 30, 2016 collected $18,680 from the sale of 144 shares at $127.55 each. Insiders are expected to know better about the health and prospects of their company, which is why insiders’ move deserves attention.

Earnings to Watch: Investors considering SJM stock at the going market price of $144.24/share should know the stock will next release quarterly results for the July 2016 quarter. For the reporting quarter, analysts expect the company to deliver $1.56 in earnings per share (EPS). That would represent a 18.18% year-over-year increase. Revenue for the same period is expected to arrive at $1.9B.

Earnings Roundup: In the last fiscal quarter alone, The J. M. Smucker Company generated around $1.81B in revenue and net income of $1.44/share. That compares with the consensus estimate $1.75B and $1.2/share, respectively. For the prior quarter revenue for the company hit $1.97B, with earnings at $1.62/share.

Analyst Coverage: Jefferies has been a brokerage house following shares of The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM), so its rating change is noteworthy. The stock was downgraded to Hold from Buy, wrote analysts at Jefferies, in a note issued to clients on Friday June 10, 2016. There was another key note issued by KeyBanc Capital Mkts on Thursday May 26, 2016. The firm launched coverage on SJM at Sector Weight.

Price Momentum: Despite the 0.71% increase in value, the stock’s new closing price represents a 0.29% rise in value from company’s one year high of $145.7. The stock is currently holding above its 50 day moving average of $12.13 and above its 200 day moving average of $129.69. Over the last three months and over the last six months, the shares of The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM), have changed 18.22% and 126.57%, respectively.