Stocks in the Spotlight: Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), Xerox Corporation (XRX), CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF)

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) had a light trading with around 11.12M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.05M. The stock traded between $8.86 and $9.14 before closing at the price of $9.03 with 1.46% change on the day. The Spring Texas 77389 based company is currently trading 70.38% above its 52 week low of $5.3 and -42.08% below its 52 week high of $15.59. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 42.1 and $13.39 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 270,335 net acres in northeast Pennsylvania; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 957,641 net acres in Arkansas. It also engages in the exploration and production activities in Colorado and Louisiana. In addition, the company is involved in gathering, marketing, and transporting natural gas, and oil and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2015, it had a pipeline of 2,044 miles in Arkansas and 16 miles in Louisiana in its gathering systems. The company’s estimated proved natural gas and oil reserves comprised 6,215 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and had 443 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Spring, Texas.

Xerox Corporation (XRX) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.13% or $-0.01 to close the day at $7.47 on light trading volume of 10.84M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 13.67M. The Norwalk Connecticut 06856 based company has been outperforming the information technology services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 27.46%, compared to the industry which has advanced 35.14% over the same period. With RSI of 70.52, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $8.44, making it a hold for now.

Xerox Corporation provides business process and document management solutions worldwide. Its Services segment offers business process outsourcing services, such as customer care, transaction processing, finance and accounting, human resources, communication and marketing, and consulting and analytics services, as well as services in the areas of healthcare, transportation, financial services, retail, and telecommunications areas. This segment also provides document outsourcing services comprising managed print services, including workflow automation and centralized print services. The company’s Document Technology segment offers desktop monochrome and color printers, multifunction printers, copiers, digital printing presses, and light production devices; and production printing and publishing systems for the graphic communications marketplace and large enterprises. Its Other segment sells paper, wide-format systems, global imaging systems network integration solutions, and electronic presentation systems. The company sells its products and services directly to its customers; and through its sales force, as well as through a network of independent agents, dealers, value-added resellers, systems integrators, and the Web. Xerox Corporation was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) shares were down in last trading by -5.04% to $34.49. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.29% over the past week and grew 4.86% in the past month. It is currently trading 5.47% above its 50 day moving average and 26.38% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -7.21% decrease in value from its one year high of $37.72. The RSI indicator value of 50.2, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizers and other nitrogen products worldwide. The company operates through Ammonia, Granular Urea, UAN, AN, Other, and Phosphate segments. Its primary nitrogen fertilizer products include ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate, and ammonium nitrate. The company also provides diesel exhaust fluid, urea liquor, nitric acid, and aqua ammonia as well as compound fertilizer product, such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium fertilizer. It offers products primarily to cooperatives, independent fertilizer distributors, farmers, and industrial users. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

 

3 Notable Runners: Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), VEREIT, Inc. (VER), Immunomedics, Inc. (IMMU)

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -2% or $-0.18 to close the day at $8.83 on lower than average trading volume of 12.08M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.39M. The Spring Texas 77389 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas companies by -12.6323% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -18.39% YTD, versus the independent oil & gas industry which is down -2.38% for the same period. The RSI of 36.15 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 270,335 net acres in northeast Pennsylvania; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 957,641 net acres in Arkansas. It also engages in the exploration and production activities in Colorado and Louisiana. In addition, the company is involved in gathering, marketing, and transporting natural gas, and oil and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2015, it had a pipeline of 2,044 miles in Arkansas and 16 miles in Louisiana in its gathering systems. The company’s estimated proved natural gas and oil reserves comprised 6,215 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and had 443 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Spring, Texas.

VEREIT, Inc. (VER) had a light trading with around 11.7M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.38M. The stock traded between $8.71 and $8.84 before closing at the price of $8.79 with 0.46% change on the day. The Phoenix Arizona 85016 based company is currently trading 27.87% above its 52 week low of $7.21 and -19.42% below its 52 week high of $11.09. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 60.55 and $9.78 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

VEREIT, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. It owns and acquires single tenant, freestanding commercial real estate that is net leased on a medium-term basis, primarily to investment grade credit rated and other creditworthy tenants. The company principally invests in retail and office properties. It was formerly known as American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. VEREIT, Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

Immunomedics, Inc. (IMMU) traded within a range of $5.02 to $5.56 after opening the day at $5.54. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 37.06% so far this year. The stock was down close to -3.82% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $5.03 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -14.6% below its 52 week high of $5.89 and 164.74% above its 12-month low of $1.9. The shares are up by over 107.85% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 64.52 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Immunomedics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of monoclonal antibody-based products for the targeted treatment of cancer, autoimmune disorders, and other diseases. The company engages in developing antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) products comprising IMMU-132, an ADC that contains SN-38, which is in Phase II trials used for the treatment of patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, and small-cell and non-small-cell lung cancers; IMMU-130, an anti-CEACAN5-SN-38 ADC that is in Phase II trials for the treatment of solid tumors and metastatic colorectal cancer; and epratuzumab, a humanized antibody that targets CD22, an antigen found on the surface of B lymphocytes. Its early-stage products include IMMU-114, a novel humanized antibody for the treatment of patients with B-cell and other cancers; Milatuzumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody targeting tumors that expresses the CD74 antigen, which is present on various hematological tumors and solid cancers; Veltuzumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody targeting CD20 receptors on B lymphocytes for the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and autoimmune diseases; and Yttrium-90-Labeled Epratuzumab Tetraxetan, a radiolabeled anti-CD22 investigational product. The company also provides LeukoScan, a diagnostic imaging product for diagnostic imaging to determine the location and extent of infection/inflammation in bone. In addition, it offers other product candidates for the treatment of solid tumors and hematologic malignancies, as well as other diseases, which are in various stages of clinical and pre-clinical development. The company has a research collaboration with The Bayer Group to study epratuzumab as a thorium-227-labeled antibody. Immunomedics, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Morris Plains, New Jersey.

 

Stocks in Review: Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL), InterCloud Systems, Inc. (ICLD), Southwestern Energy Company (SWN)

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) traded within a range of $10.84 to $11.12 after opening the day at $10.69. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -8.07% so far this year. The stock was up close to 3.37% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $11.05 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -23.48% below its 52 week high of $14.44 and 229.85% above its 12-month low of $3.35. The shares are up by over 32.81% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 41.84 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in the Rocky Mountains and Permian Basin regions of the United States. It sells oil and gas to end users, marketers, and other purchasers. As of December 31, 2015, the company had total estimated proved reserves of 820.6 million barrels of oil equivalent; and interests in 3,177 net productive wells on approximately 593,900 net developed acres. Whiting Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1980 and is based in Denver, Colorado.

InterCloud Systems, Inc. (ICLD) managed to rebound with the stock declining 5.59% or $0 to close the day at $0.02 on light trading volume of 11.42M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.85M. The Shrewsbury New Jersey 07702 based company has been underperforming the information technology services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing 0%, compared to the industry which has advanced 38.86% over the same period. With RSI of 39.88, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $6, making it a hold for now.

InterCloud Systems, Inc. provides end-to-end IT and network solutions to the telecommunications service provider and corporate enterprise markets through cloud platforms and professional services in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Applications and Infrastructure, Professional Services, Managed Services, and Cloud Services. The company offers various services, including platform as a service, infrastructure as a service, database as a service, and software as a service; and network management, 24x7x365 monitoring, security monitoring, and storage and backup services. It also provides software-defined networking (SDN) training, SDN software development and integration, virtualized network functions validation in a multi-vendor environment, unified communications, interactive voice response, and session initiation protocol based call centers, as well as structured cabling and other field installations. In addition, the company designs, engineers, installs, and maintains various types of Wi-Fi and wide-area, distributed antenna system, and small cell distribution networks for incumbent local exchange carriers, telecommunications original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), cable broadband multiple system operators, and enterprise customers, as well as designs, installs, and maintains hardware solutions for the OEMs that support voice, data, and optical networks. Further, it provides consulting and professional staffing solutions to the service-provider and enterprise market in support of IT and next-generation networks comprising project management, network implementation, network installation, network upgrades, rebuilds, maintenance, and consulting services. Additionally, the company’s engineering, design, installation, and maintenance services support the build-out and operation of enterprise, fiber optic, Ethernet, and wireless networks. InterCloud Systems, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Shrewsbury, New Jersey.

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) gained $0.22 to close the day at a new closing price of $9.1, a 2.48% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 71.7% above its 52 week low of $5.3. A total of 11.06M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 14.75M. The stock, which fluctuated between $8.9 and $9.15 during the day, currently situated -41.63% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -8.73% in the past one month and down by -3.09% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $13.45 and RSI of 37.69, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 270,335 net acres in northeast Pennsylvania; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 957,641 net acres in Arkansas. It also engages in the exploration and production activities in Colorado and Louisiana. In addition, the company is involved in gathering, marketing, and transporting natural gas, and oil and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2015, it had a pipeline of 2,044 miles in Arkansas and 16 miles in Louisiana in its gathering systems. The company’s estimated proved natural gas and oil reserves comprised 6,215 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and had 443 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Spring, Texas.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), United States Steel Corporation (X)

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) grew with the stock adding 0.15% or $0.01 to close at $6.64 on light trading volume of 15.14M compared its three months average trading volume of 20.33M. The Plano Texas 75024 based company operating under the Department Stores industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -9.91% down for the period and down by -20.1% so far this year. With price target of $10.21 and a 4.57% rebound from 52-week low, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) dropped $-0.14 to close the day at a new closing price of $9.19, a -1.5% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 73.4% above its 52 week low of $5.3. A total of 14.99M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 15.15M. The stock, which fluctuated between $8.91 and $9.39 during the day, currently situated -41.05% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -10.34% in the past one month and down by -3.36% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $13.45 and RSI of 37.6, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 270,335 net acres in northeast Pennsylvania; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 957,641 net acres in Arkansas. It also engages in the exploration and production activities in Colorado and Louisiana. In addition, the company is involved in gathering, marketing, and transporting natural gas, and oil and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2015, it had a pipeline of 2,044 miles in Arkansas and 16 miles in Louisiana in its gathering systems. The company’s estimated proved natural gas and oil reserves comprised 6,215 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and had 443 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Spring, Texas.

United States Steel Corporation (X) shares were down in last trading by -1.17% to $33.8. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 3.33% over the past week and fell -4.52% in the past month. It is currently trading -1.54% below its 50 day moving average and 46.5% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -13.64% decrease in value from its one year high of $39.14. The RSI indicator value of 48.87, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

United States Steel Corporation produces and sells flat-rolled and tubular steel products in North America and Europe. It operates through three segments: Flat-Rolled Products (Flat-Rolled), U. S. Steel Europe (USSE), and Tubular Products (Tubular). The Flat-Rolled segment offers slabs, rounds, strip mill plates, sheets, and tin mill products. This segment serves customers in the automotive, consumer and the combined industrial, service center, and mining commercial markets. The USSE segment provides slabs, sheets, strip mill plates, tin mill products, and spiral welded pipes, as well as heating radiators and refractory ceramic materials. This segment serves customers in the construction, service center, conversion, container, transportation, appliance and electrical, oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The Tubular segment offers seamless and electric resistance welded steel casing and tubing; and standard and line pipe and mechanical tubing products primarily to customers in the oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The company also provides railroad services; and owns, develops, and manages various real estate assets. United States Steel Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

3 Trending Stocks: Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), Naked Brand Group Inc. (NAKD), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.18% or $0.11 to close the day at $9.43 on active trading volume of 21.31M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 15.29M. The Spring Texas 77389 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 6.67%, compared to the industry which has advanced 42.02% over the same period. With RSI of 41.29, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $13.45, making it a hold for now.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 270,335 net acres in northeast Pennsylvania; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 957,641 net acres in Arkansas. It also engages in the exploration and production activities in Colorado and Louisiana. In addition, the company is involved in gathering, marketing, and transporting natural gas, and oil and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2015, it had a pipeline of 2,044 miles in Arkansas and 16 miles in Louisiana in its gathering systems. The company’s estimated proved natural gas and oil reserves comprised 6,215 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and had 443 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Spring, Texas.

Naked Brand Group Inc. (NAKD) fell -12.59% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.35 to finish the day at $2.43 with about 21.03M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 581.26K. The $22.7M market cap company, which fluctuated between $2.33 and $4.75 during the day, currently situated 195.84% above its 52 week low of $0.82 and -33.97% away from its one year high of $4.75. The RSI of 66.75 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Naked Brand Group Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells men’s and women’s underwear, intimate apparel, loungewear, and sleepwear products in the United States and Canada. It offers various innerwear products for men, including boxer briefs, trunks, briefs, undershirts, T-shirts, lounge pants, lounge shorts, and robes; and loungewear and sleepwear products for women, such as boyshorts, hipsters, lounge pants and tops, camisoles, tank tops, pajamas, chemises, sleepshirts, and robes primarily under the Naked brand name. The company sells its products to consumers and retailers through wholesale channels; and direct-to-consumer channel, which consists of an online e-commerce store, wearnaked.com. Naked Brand Group Inc. is headquartered in New York, New York.

Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) saw its value increase by 0.38% as the stock gained $0.02 to finish the day at a closing price of $5.27. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $5.2-$8.77 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $5.23 to $5.38 during the day, are down by -19.05% in the past three months and down by -23.84% over the past six months. It is currently trading -29.27% below its 20 day moving average and -33.1% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $7.75 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 16.63. The technical indicator led us to believe the stock will reverse recent losses any time soon.

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.

 

Stocks Roundup: Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), Mattel, Inc. (MAT), Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR)

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) retreated with the stock falling -3.78% or $-0.37 to close at $9.42 on light trading volume of 11.14M compared its three months average trading volume of 15.56M. The Spring Texas 77389 based company operating under the Independent Oil & Gas industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 10.3% up for the period and down by -12.94% so far this year. With price target of $13.47 and a 77.74% rebound from 52-week low, Southwestern Energy Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 270,335 net acres in northeast Pennsylvania; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 957,641 net acres in Arkansas. It also engages in the exploration and production activities in Colorado and Louisiana. In addition, the company is involved in gathering, marketing, and transporting natural gas, and oil and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2015, it had a pipeline of 2,044 miles in Arkansas and 16 miles in Louisiana in its gathering systems. The company’s estimated proved natural gas and oil reserves comprised 6,215 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and had 443 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Spring, Texas.

Mattel, Inc. (MAT) had a light trading with around 11.03M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.48M. The stock traded between $25.95 and $26.89 before closing at the price of $26.49 with 1.92% change on the day. The El Segundo California 90245 based company is currently trading 6.51% above its 52 week low of $25.79 and -21.1% below its 52 week high of $34.76. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $32.36 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Mattel, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a range of toy products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: North America, International, and American Girl. It offers dolls and accessories, vehicles and play sets, and games and puzzles under the Mattel Girls & Boys brands, including Barbie, Monster High, Disney Classics, Ever After High, Little Mommy, Polly Pocket, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, CARS, Disney Planes, BOOMco, Radica, Toy Story, Max Steel, WWE Wrestling, and DC Comics. The company also provides its products under the Fisher-Price brands, such as Fisher-Price, Little People, BabyGear, Laugh & Learn, Imaginext, Thomas & Friends, Dora the Explorer, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney Jake, the Never Land Pirates, and Power Wheels. In addition, it offers its products under the American Girl brands comprising Truly Me, BeForever, and Bitty Baby; and construction, and arts and crafts brands, such as MEGA BLOKS, RoseArt, and Board Dudes, as well as publishes the American Girl magazine. Mattel, Inc. sells its products directly to consumers via its catalog, Website, and proprietary retail stores, as well as directly to retailers, including discount and free-standing toy stores, chain stores, department stores, and other retail outlets; to wholesalers; and through agents and distributors. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in El Segundo, California.

Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) saw its value increase by 1.14% as the stock gained $0.04 to finish the day at a closing price of $3.54. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $3.1-$5.85 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $3.47 to $3.54 during the day, are down by -10.76% in the past three months and down by -26.63% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.03% below its 20 day moving average and 1.87% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $4.75 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 50.28.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Frontier Communications Corporation provides regulated and unregulated voice, data, and video services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in the United States. The company offers residential services, such as fiber-to-the-home and fiber-to-the-node broadband, as well as traditional copper-based broadband products; and commercial services, including Ethernet, dedicated Internet, multiprotocol label switching, time division multiplexing, data transport services, and optical transport services. It also provides Frontier Secure suite of products for computer security, cloud backup and sharing, identity protection, equipment insurance, and technical support; unified messaging services comprising call forwarding, conference calling, caller identification, voicemail, and call waiting services; long distance network services; and packages of communications services. In addition, the company offers switched access services that facilitate other carriers to use the company’s facilities to originate and terminate their local and long distance voice traffic; satellite TV video services; and a range of third-party communications equipment to small, medium, and enterprise business customers. As of December 31, 2015, it had approximately 3,124,200 residential customers; approximately 289,200 business customers; and 2,462,100 broadband subscribers. The company also operates a retail store in Southern California. The company was formerly known as Citizens Communications Company and changed its name to Frontier Communications Corporation in July 2008. Frontier Communications Corporation was founded in 1927 and is based in Norwalk, Connecticut.

 

Trader’s Round Up: InterCloud Systems, Inc. (ICLD), Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (MSTX), Southwestern Energy Company (SWN)

InterCloud Systems, Inc. (ICLD) retreated with the stock falling -9.55% or $0 to close at $0.02 on light trading volume of 12.22M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.14M. The Shrewsbury New Jersey 07702 based company operating under the Information Technology Services industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 0% down for the period and down by -42.12% so far this year. With price target of $0 and a 12.5% rebound from 52-week low, InterCloud Systems, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

InterCloud Systems, Inc. provides end-to-end IT and network solutions to the telecommunications service provider and corporate enterprise markets through cloud platforms and professional services in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Applications and Infrastructure, Professional Services, Managed Services, and Cloud Services. The company offers various services, including platform as a service, infrastructure as a service, database as a service, and software as a service; and network management, 24x7x365 monitoring, security monitoring, and storage and backup services. It also provides software-defined networking (SDN) training, SDN software development and integration, virtualized network functions validation in a multi-vendor environment, unified communications, interactive voice response, and session initiation protocol based call centers, as well as structured cabling and other field installations. In addition, the company designs, engineers, installs, and maintains various types of Wi-Fi and wide-area, distributed antenna system, and small cell distribution networks for incumbent local exchange carriers, telecommunications original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), cable broadband multiple system operators, and enterprise customers, as well as designs, installs, and maintains hardware solutions for the OEMs that support voice, data, and optical networks. Further, it provides consulting and professional staffing solutions to the service-provider and enterprise market in support of IT and next-generation networks comprising project management, network implementation, network installation, network upgrades, rebuilds, maintenance, and consulting services. Additionally, the company’s engineering, design, installation, and maintenance services support the build-out and operation of enterprise, fiber optic, Ethernet, and wireless networks. InterCloud Systems, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Shrewsbury, New Jersey.

Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (MSTX) gained $0.01 to close the day at a new closing price of $0.14, a 7.75% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 98.71% above its 52 week low of $0.07. A total of 11.8M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 9.23M. The stock, which fluctuated between $0.127 and $0.1488 during the day, currently situated -80.41% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 39.1% in the past one month and up by 73.88% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $2.5 and RSI of 61.74, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Mast Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, develops therapies for serious or life-threatening diseases with significant unmet needs. The company’s lead product candidate is MST-188 (vepoloxamer), an injection used for the treatment of sickle cell disease, arterial disease, and heart failure. It also develops AIR001, a sodium nitrite solution for intermittent inhalation via nebulizer, as well as for the treatment of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. The company was formerly known as ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and changed its name to Mast Therapeutics, Inc. in March 2013. Mast Therapeutics, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) shares were up in last trading by 1.16% to $9.61. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.83% over the past week and fell -13.27% in the past month. It is currently trading -10.96% below its 50 day moving average and -22.62% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -38.36% decrease in value from its one year high of $15.59. The RSI indicator value of 40.42, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 270,335 net acres in northeast Pennsylvania; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 957,641 net acres in Arkansas. It also engages in the exploration and production activities in Colorado and Louisiana. In addition, the company is involved in gathering, marketing, and transporting natural gas, and oil and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2015, it had a pipeline of 2,044 miles in Arkansas and 16 miles in Louisiana in its gathering systems. The company’s estimated proved natural gas and oil reserves comprised 6,215 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and had 443 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Spring, Texas.

 

Momentum Stocks: Citigroup Inc. (C), Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. (CLRB)

Citigroup Inc. (C) grew with the stock adding 1.9% or $1.06 to close at $56.74 on light trading volume of 18.4M compared its three months average trading volume of 21.95M. The New York New York 10013 based company operating under the Money Center Banks industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 44.79% up for the period and down by -4.53% so far this year. With price target of $64 and a 65.69% rebound from 52-week low, Citigroup Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Citigroup Inc., a diversified financial services holding company, provides various financial products and services for consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions worldwide. It operates through two segments, Citicorp and Citi Holdings. The Citicorp segment offers traditional banking services to retail customers through retail banking, commercial banking, Citi-branded cards, and Citi retail services. This segment also provides various banking, credit card lending, and investment services through a network of local branches, offices, and electronic delivery systems. In addition, it offers wholesale banking products and services to corporate, institutional, public sector, and high-net-worth clients. Further, this segment provides fixed income and equity sales and trading, foreign exchange, prime brokerage, derivative services, equity and fixed income research, corporate lending, investment banking and advisory services, private banking, cash management, trade finance, and securities services. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 2,994 branches in 24 countries. The Citi Holdings segment provides consumer loans; portfolio of securities, loans, and other assets; and retail alternative investment and other services. Citigroup Inc. was founded in 1812 and is based in New York, New York.

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) had a active trading with around 18.31M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 16.09M. The stock traded between $9.28 and $9.61 before closing at the price of $9.5 with 3.37% change on the day. The Spring Texas 77389 based company is currently trading 79.25% above its 52 week low of $5.3 and -39.06% below its 52 week high of $15.59. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $13.61 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 270,335 net acres in northeast Pennsylvania; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 957,641 net acres in Arkansas. It also engages in the exploration and production activities in Colorado and Louisiana. In addition, the company is involved in gathering, marketing, and transporting natural gas, and oil and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2015, it had a pipeline of 2,044 miles in Arkansas and 16 miles in Louisiana in its gathering systems. The company’s estimated proved natural gas and oil reserves comprised 6,215 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and had 443 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Spring, Texas.

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Cellectar Biosciences, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, engages in the development of targeted phospholipid drug conjugates (PDCs) for the treatment and imaging of cancer. It offers CLR 131, a PDC radiotherapeutic product candidate and is currently being evaluated in a Phase I study for the treatment of relapse or refractory multiple myeloma; CLR 125, a cancer-targeting radiotherapeutic is under pre-clinical investigation for the treatment of micrometastatic disease ; CLR 124, a cancer-targeting positron emission tomography (PET) imaging PDC for the selective detection of tumors and metastases in a broad range of cancers; and CLR 1502, a cancer-targeting NIR-fluorophore optical imaging PDC for intraoperative tumor and tumor margin illumination. The company was formerly known as Novelos Therapeutics, Inc. and changed its name to Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. in February 2014. Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.

 

Stocks in Review: Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) traded within a range of $9.07 to $9.53 after opening the day at $9.43. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -15.06% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.34% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $9.19 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -41.05% below its 52 week high of $15.59 and 73.4% above its 12-month low of $5.3. The shares are down by over -27.35% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 32.33 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 270,335 net acres in northeast Pennsylvania; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 957,641 net acres in Arkansas. It also engages in the exploration and production activities in Colorado and Louisiana. In addition, the company is involved in gathering, marketing, and transporting natural gas, and oil and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2015, it had a pipeline of 2,044 miles in Arkansas and 16 miles in Louisiana in its gathering systems. The company’s estimated proved natural gas and oil reserves comprised 6,215 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and had 443 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Spring, Texas.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.35% or $0.21 to close the day at $15.72 on light trading volume of 19.85M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 32.22M. The Phoenix Arizona 85004 based company has been outperforming the copper group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 298.98%, compared to the industry which has advanced 40.2% over the same period. With RSI of 61.22, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $13.79, making it a hold for now.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc., a natural resource company, acquires, explores, and develops mineral assets, and oil and natural gas resources. The company explores for copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt hydroxide, silver, and other metals, as well as oil and gas. It holds interests in various mines located in the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia; Morenci, Bagdad, Safford, Sierrita, Miami, Chino, Tyrone, Henderson, and Climax in North America; Cerro Verde and El Abra in South America; and the Tenke Fungurume minerals district in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa. The company’s oil and gas operations include oil production facilities in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico; oil production facilities onshore and offshore in California; onshore natural gas resources in the Haynesville shale in Louisiana; natural gas production from the Madden area in central Wyoming; and a position in the Inboard Lower Tertiary/Cretaceous natural gas trend onshore located in South Louisiana. As of December 31, 2015, its consolidated recoverable proven and probable mineral reserves included 99.5 billion pounds of copper, 27.1 million ounces of gold, 3.05 billion pounds of molybdenum, 271.2 million ounces of silver, and 0.87 billion pounds of cobalt; and its estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves totaled 252 million barrels of oil equivalents. The company was formerly known as Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. and changed its name to Freeport-McMoRan Inc. in July 2014. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) dropped $0 to close the day at a new closing price of $6.85, a 0% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 9.08% above its 52 week low of $6.6. A total of 18.83M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 19.76M. The stock, which fluctuated between $6.76 and $7.01 during the day, currently situated -42.87% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -24.14% in the past one month and down by -20.9% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $10.26 and RSI of 30.17, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

 

Investor’s Alert: Halliburton Company (HAL), Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), General Motors Company (GM)

Halliburton Company (HAL) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 2.01% or $1.11 to close the day at $56.45 on lower than average trading volume of 14.51M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.11M. The Houston Texas 77032 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas equipment & services companies by 15.3243% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 4.36% YTD, versus the oil & gas equipment & services industry which is up 2.89% for the same period. The RSI of 63.57 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Halliburton Company provides a range of services and products to the upstream oil and natural gas industry worldwide. The company’s Completion and Production segment offers production enhancement services, including stimulation and sand control services; and cementing services, such as bonding the well, well casing, and casing equipment. It also provides completion tools that offer downhole solutions and services, including well completion products and services, intelligent well completions, liner hanger systems, sand control systems, and service tools; pressure control services comprising coiled tubing, hydraulic workover units, and downhole tools; and pipeline and process services, such as pre-commissioning and maintenance, subsea pipeline, conventional pipeline, and process services. In addition, this segment offers oilfield production and completion chemicals and services; electrical submersible pumps and progressive cavity pumps; and installation, maintenance, repair, and testing services. The company’s Drilling and Evaluation segment provides drilling fluid systems, performance additives, completion fluids, solids control, specialized testing equipment, and waste management services; and drilling systems and services. It also offers wireline and perforating services that include open-hole logging, cased-hole and slickline, borehole seismic, and formation and reservoir solutions; and drill bits and services comprising roller cone rock bits, fixed cutter bits, hole enlargement, and related downhole tools and services, as well as coring equipment and services. In addition, this segment offers integrated exploration, drilling, and production software, as well as related professional and data management services; testing and subsea services, such as acquisition and analysis of reservoir information and optimization solutions; and oilfield project management and integrated solutions. Halliburton Company was founded in 1919 and is based in Houston, Texas.

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) had a light trading with around 14.22M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 16.53M. The stock traded between $9.34 and $9.58 before closing at the price of $9.41 with -1.05% change on the day. The Spring Texas 77389 based company is currently trading 77.55% above its 52 week low of $5.3 and -39.64% below its 52 week high of $15.59. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 36.16 and $13.61 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 270,335 net acres in northeast Pennsylvania; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 957,641 net acres in Arkansas. It also engages in the exploration and production activities in Colorado and Louisiana. In addition, the company is involved in gathering, marketing, and transporting natural gas, and oil and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2015, it had a pipeline of 2,044 miles in Arkansas and 16 miles in Louisiana in its gathering systems. The company’s estimated proved natural gas and oil reserves comprised 6,215 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and had 443 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Spring, Texas.

General Motors Company (GM) traded within a range of $36.76 to $37.42 after opening the day at $37.42. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 6.23% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.78% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $37.01 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -3.01% below its 52 week high of $38.16 and 45.46% above its 12-month low of $26.69. The shares are up by over 17.46% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 57.53 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations, GM South America, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars and trucks to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology services. The company, through its subsidiary, General Motors Financial Company, Inc., provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.