Worth Watching Stocks: Spectra Energy Corp (SE), The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB), QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

Spectra Energy Corp (SE) saw its value decrease by -0.67% as the stock dropped $-0.28 to finish the day at a closing price of $41.41. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $27.67-$44 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $41.05 to $41.83 during the day, are up by 4.38% in the past three months and up by 17% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.66% below its 20 day moving average and 0.2% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $43 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 48.06.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Spectra Energy Corp owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets in North America. It operates through four segments: Spectra Energy Partners, Distribution, Western Canada Transmission & Processing, and Field Services. The Spectra Energy Partners segment engages in the transmission, storage, and gathering of natural gas, as well as transportation and storage of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs) for customers in various regions of the United States and Canada. Its natural gas pipeline systems consist of approximately 21,000 miles of transmission pipelines; and storage capacity comprises 300 billion cubic feet (Bcf). The Distribution segment offers natural gas storage, transmission, and distribution services for residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Canada. It has approximately 40,000 miles of main and service pipelines; storage capacity of approximately 163 Bcf; and transmission system of approximately 3,000 miles of high-pressure pipeline and mainline compressor stations. The Western Canada Transmission & Processing segment provides natural gas transmission, and gas gathering and processing services; and services to natural gas producers to remove impurities from the raw gas stream, including water, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, and other substances. It also extracts, fractionates, transports, stores, and markets NGLs for western Canadian producers and NGL customers. It serves local distribution companies, end-use industrial and commercial customers, marketers, and exploration and production companies. The Field Services segment gathers, compresses, treats, processes, transports, stores, and sells natural gas; produces, fractionates, transports, stores, and sells NGLs; recovers and sells condensate; and trades in and markets natural gas and NGLs. It owns or operates approximately 67,000 miles of gathering and transmission pipeline. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB) shares were down in last trading by -3.45% to $27.99. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.37% over the past week and fell -1.24% in the past month. It is currently trading -5.83% below its 50 day moving average and 4.9% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -14.38% decrease in value from its one year high of $32.69. The RSI indicator value of 40.98, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

The Williams Companies, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company primarily in the United States. The company operates through Williams Partners, Williams NGL (natural gas liquids) & Petchem Services, and Other segments. It owns and operates natural gas pipeline system extending from Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and the offshore Gulf of Mexico through Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey to the New York City metropolitan area. The company also owns and operates a natural gas pipeline system extending from the San Juan basin in northwestern New Mexico and southwestern Colorado through Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to a point on the Canadian border near Sumas, Washington; gulfstream natural gas pipeline system extending from the Mobile Bay area in Alabama to markets in Florida; and constitution pipeline that would connect its gathering system in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania to the Iroquois Gas Transmission and Tennessee Gas Pipeline systems in New York. In addition, it provides natural gas gathering, treating, processing, and compression; NGL production, fractionation, storage, marketing, and transportation; deepwater production handling and crude oil transportation; and olefin production services, as well as transports and stores natural gas to local natural gas distribution companies, municipal utilities, direct industrial users, electric power generators, and natural gas marketers and producers. Further, the company extracts, fractionates, treats, stores, and sells ethane/ethylene, propane, propylene, normal butane, isobutene, alky feedstock, and condensate. Additionally, it provides construction management services for third parties. As of December 31, 2015, the company owned and operated approximately 13,600 miles of pipelines. The Williams Companies, Inc. was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) traded within a range of $56.44 to $56.9 after opening the day at $56.58. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -12.76% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.69% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $56.88 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -19.96% below its 52 week high of $71.62 and 29.77% above its 12-month low of $48.76. The shares are down by over -14.15% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 48.45 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

QUALCOMM Incorporated develops, designs, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services in China, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT); Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL); and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI). The QCT segment develops and supplies integrated circuits and system software based on code division multiple access (CDMA), orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA), and other technologies for use in voice and data communications, networking, application processing, multimedia, and global positioning system products. The QTL segment grants licenses or provides rights to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio, which include various patent rights useful in the manufacture and sale of certain wireless products comprising products implementing CDMA2000, WCDMA, CDMA TDD, and/or LTE standards, as well as their derivatives. The QSI segment invests in early-stage companies in various industries, including digital media, e-commerce, healthcare, and wearable devices for supporting the design and introduction of new products and services for voice and data communications. The company also develops and offers products for implementation of small cells; mobile health products and services; software products, and content and push-to-talk enablement services to wireless operators; and development, and other services and related products to the United States government agencies and their contractors. In addition, it licenses chipset technology and products for data centers. QUALCOMM Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

 

Investor’s Watch List: Equifax Inc. (EFX), Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), Spectra Energy Corp (SE)

Equifax Inc. (EFX) had a light trading with around 2.4M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 952.25K. The stock traded between $127.75 and $132.69 before closing at the price of $130.56 with 1.9% change on the day. The Atlanta Georgia 30309 based company is currently trading 43.93% above its 52 week low of $97.61 and -4.18% below its 52 week high of $136.97. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 83.76 and $134.58 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

Equifax Inc. provides information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments, and consumers. The company operates through four segments: U.S. Information Solutions (USIS), International, Workforce Solutions, and Personal Solutions. The USIS segment offers consumer and commercial information services, such as credit information and credit scoring, credit modeling and portfolio analytics, locate, fraud detection and prevention, identity verification, and other consulting; mortgage loan origination information; financial marketing; and identity management services. The International segment provides information service products, which include consumer and commercial services, such as credit and financial information, and credit scoring and modeling; and credit and other marketing products and services, as well as offers information, technology, and services to support debt collections and recovery management. The Workforce Solutions segment provides employment, income, and social security number verification services; and payroll-based transaction and employment tax management services. The Personal Solutions segment offers products to consumers, which enables to understand and monitor the credit, as well as helps to protect the identity; and sells credit information, credit monitoring, and identity theft protection products directly to consumers through the Internet and hard-copy formats. Equifax Inc. serves customers in financial service, mortgage, human resource, consumer, commercial, telecommunication, retail, automotive, utility, brokerage, healthcare, and insurance industries, as well as state and federal governments. It operates in the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, the Republic of Ireland, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Uruguay. Equifax Inc. was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.36% or $-0.19 to close the day at $52.74 on light trading volume of 2.38M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.93M. The Las Vegas Nevada 89109 based company has been outperforming the resorts & casinos group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 38.33%, compared to the industry which has advanced 44.25% over the same period. With RSI of 43.07, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $60.59, making it a hold for now.

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macao, the People’s Republic of China; and iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The company also owns and operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, and Five-Diamond luxury resorts on the Las Vegas Strip; Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Its integrated resorts include accommodations, gaming, entertainment and retail, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and other amenities. Las Vegas Sands Corp. was founded in 1988 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Spectra Energy Corp (SE) shares were up in last trading by 0.67% to $42.12. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.8% over the past week and grew 0.12% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.17% above its 50 day moving average and 10.87% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.37% decrease in value from its one year high of $44. The RSI indicator value of 51.58, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Spectra Energy Corp owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets in North America. It operates through four segments: Spectra Energy Partners, Distribution, Western Canada Transmission & Processing, and Field Services. The Spectra Energy Partners segment engages in the transmission, storage, and gathering of natural gas, as well as transportation and storage of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs) for customers in various regions of the United States and Canada. Its natural gas pipeline systems consist of approximately 21,000 miles of transmission pipelines; and storage capacity comprises 300 billion cubic feet (Bcf). The Distribution segment offers natural gas storage, transmission, and distribution services for residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Canada. It has approximately 40,000 miles of main and service pipelines; storage capacity of approximately 163 Bcf; and transmission system of approximately 3,000 miles of high-pressure pipeline and mainline compressor stations. The Western Canada Transmission & Processing segment provides natural gas transmission, and gas gathering and processing services; and services to natural gas producers to remove impurities from the raw gas stream, including water, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, and other substances. It also extracts, fractionates, transports, stores, and markets NGLs for western Canadian producers and NGL customers. It serves local distribution companies, end-use industrial and commercial customers, marketers, and exploration and production companies. The Field Services segment gathers, compresses, treats, processes, transports, stores, and sells natural gas; produces, fractionates, transports, stores, and sells NGLs; recovers and sells condensate; and trades in and markets natural gas and NGLs. It owns or operates approximately 67,000 miles of gathering and transmission pipeline. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks To Track: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX), Spectra Energy Corp (SE), The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX)

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX) fell -1.13% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.34 to finish the day at $29.82 with about 3.86M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.46M. The $23.81B market cap company, which fluctuated between $29.58 and $30.19 during the day, currently situated 33.36% above its 52 week low of $23.88 and -4.73% away from its one year high of $31.3. The RSI of 49.18 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified media and entertainment company in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Asia, Latin America, and internationally. It operates through Cable Network Programming; Television; Filmed Entertainment; and Other, Corporate and Eliminations segments. The company produces and licenses news, sports, movie, and general and factual entertainment programming for distribution primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunications companies, and online video distributors. It also broadcasts network programming; and operates 28 broadcast television stations, including 11 duopolies in the United States. In addition, the company produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in various formats and entertainment media, as well as produces and licenses television programming worldwide. Further, it offers video advertising services, including consumer engagement and on-demand marketing campaigns; and operates two San Francisco-Bay area television stations. The company was formerly known as News Corporation. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Spectra Energy Corp (SE) gained $0.56 to close the day at a new closing price of $41.79, a 1.36% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 60.85% above its 52 week low of $26.88. A total of 3.74M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.31M. The stock, which fluctuated between $40.72 and $41.84 during the day, currently situated -4.13% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -1.37% in the past one month and up by 1.69% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $41.8 and RSI of 49.17, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Spectra Energy Corp owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets in North America. It operates through four segments: Spectra Energy Partners, Distribution, Western Canada Transmission & Processing, and Field Services. The Spectra Energy Partners segment engages in the transmission, storage, and gathering of natural gas, as well as transportation and storage of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs) for customers in various regions of the United States and Canada. Its natural gas pipeline systems consist of approximately 21,000 miles of transmission pipelines; and storage capacity comprises 300 billion cubic feet (Bcf). The Distribution segment offers natural gas storage, transmission, and distribution services for residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Canada. It has approximately 40,000 miles of main and service pipelines; storage capacity of approximately 163 Bcf; and transmission system of approximately 3,000 miles of high-pressure pipeline and mainline compressor stations. The Western Canada Transmission & Processing segment provides natural gas transmission, and gas gathering and processing services; and services to natural gas producers to remove impurities from the raw gas stream, including water, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, and other substances. It also extracts, fractionates, transports, stores, and markets NGLs for western Canadian producers and NGL customers. It serves local distribution companies, end-use industrial and commercial customers, marketers, and exploration and production companies. The Field Services segment gathers, compresses, treats, processes, transports, stores, and sells natural gas; produces, fractionates, transports, stores, and sells NGLs; recovers and sells condensate; and trades in and markets natural gas and NGLs. It owns or operates approximately 67,000 miles of gathering and transmission pipeline. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) had a light trading with around 3.74M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.47M. The stock traded between $30.17 and $30.83 before closing at the price of $30.53 with -0.07% change on the day. The New York New York 10154 based company is currently trading 42.68% above its 52 week low of $22.45 and -2.55% below its 52 week high of $31.69. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 58.15 and $35.13 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

The Blackstone Group L.P. is a publicly owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm also provides financial advisory services to its clients. It provides its services to public and corporate pension funds, academic, cultural, and charitable organizations, retirees, sovereign wealth funds, and institutional and individual investors. The firm manages separate client focused portfolios for its clients. It launches fixed income mutual funds. The firm also launches and manages private equity funds, real estate funds, funds of hedge funds, and credit-focused funds for its clients. It invests in private equity, public equity, fixed income, and alternative investment markets. The Blackstone Group L.P. was founded in 1985 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices in London, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Beijing, China, Dubai, UAE, Dusseldorf, Germany, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Mexico City, Mexico, Paris, France, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Seoul, Korea, Shanghai, China, Singapore, Sydney, Australia, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Tokyo, Japan.

 

Worth Watching Stocks: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-B), McDonald’s Corporation (MCD), Spectra Energy Corp (SE)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-B) saw its value decrease by -0.32% as the stock dropped $-0.52 to finish the day at a closing price of $163.42. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $124.04-$167.25 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $163.04 to $163.93 during the day, are up by 13.77% in the past three months and up by 12.2% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.73% above its 20 day moving average and 0.51% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $192.5 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 53.29.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. operates as a holding company. It provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, as well as life, accident, and health reinsurance; and operates railroad systems in North America. The company also generates, transmits, and distributes electricity from solar, wind, nuclear, geothermal, and hydro sources; operates natural gas distribution and storage facilities, interstate pipelines, and compressor and meter stations; and holds interest in coal mining assets. In addition, it offers real estate brokerage services; invests in fixed-income and equity instruments; and engages in manufactured housing and finance business, leasing of transportation equipment, and furniture leasing activities. Further, the company manufactures boxed chocolates and other confectionery products; specialty chemicals, metal cutting tools, and other products; flooring, insulation, roofing and engineered, building and engineered components, paint and coating, and bricks and masonry products; recreational vehicles, apparel products, jewelry, and custom picture framing products; and alkaline batteries. Additionally, it manufactures structural investment castings and forged components, machined airframe components and engineered critical fasteners; airfoil castings; titanium and nickel superalloy melted and mill products; and seamless pipes, fittings, and forgings. The company distributes newspapers, televisions, and information; franchises and services quick service restaurants; distributes electronic components; and offers steel and logistics services, professional aviation training programs, and fractional aircraft ownership programs. In addition, it retails automobiles; furniture, bedding, and accessories; household appliances, electronics, and computers; jewelry, watches, crystal, china, stemware, flatware, gifts, and collectibles; kitchen tools; and motorcycle apparel and equipment. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) shares were up in last trading by 0.17% to $124.45. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.16% over the past week and grew 3.97% in the past month. It is currently trading 2.45% above its 50 day moving average and 4.83% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.52% decrease in value from its one year high of $131.96. The RSI indicator value of 67.52, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

McDonald’s Corporation operates and franchises McDonald’s restaurants in the United States, Europe, the Asia/Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Canada, and Latin America. The company’s restaurants offer various food products, soft drinks, coffee, and other beverages. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 36,525 restaurants, including 30,081 franchised restaurants comprising 21,147 franchised to conventional franchisees, 5,529 licensed to developmental licensees, and 3,405 licensed to foreign affiliates; and 6,444 company-operated restaurants. The company has strategic partnerships with CITIC Limited, CITIC Capital, and The Carlyle Group to expand its business in Mainland China and Hong Kong. McDonald’s Corporation was founded in 1940 and is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.

Spectra Energy Corp (SE) traded within a range of $41.84 to $42.77 after opening the day at $42.58. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 2.36% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.94% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $42.06 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -3.51% below its 52 week high of $44 and 61.89% above its 12-month low of $26.88. The shares are up by over 6.64% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 51 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Spectra Energy Corp owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets in North America. It operates through four segments: Spectra Energy Partners, Distribution, Western Canada Transmission & Processing, and Field Services. The Spectra Energy Partners segment engages in the transmission, storage, and gathering of natural gas, as well as transportation and storage of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs) for customers in various regions of the United States and Canada. Its natural gas pipeline systems consist of approximately 21,000 miles of transmission pipelines; and storage capacity comprises 300 billion cubic feet (Bcf). The Distribution segment offers natural gas storage, transmission, and distribution services for residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Canada. It has approximately 40,000 miles of main and service pipelines; storage capacity of approximately 163 Bcf; and transmission system of approximately 3,000 miles of high-pressure pipeline and mainline compressor stations. The Western Canada Transmission & Processing segment provides natural gas transmission, and gas gathering and processing services; and services to natural gas producers to remove impurities from the raw gas stream, including water, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, and other substances. It also extracts, fractionates, transports, stores, and markets NGLs for western Canadian producers and NGL customers. It serves local distribution companies, end-use industrial and commercial customers, marketers, and exploration and production companies. The Field Services segment gathers, compresses, treats, processes, transports, stores, and sells natural gas; produces, fractionates, transports, stores, and sells NGLs; recovers and sells condensate; and trades in and markets natural gas and NGLs. It owns or operates approximately 67,000 miles of gathering and transmission pipeline. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks To Watch: Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), Spectra Energy Corp (SE), Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH)

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) traded within a range of $75.14 to $76.03 after opening the day at $75.66. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 3.59% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.23% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $75.23 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -2.22% below its 52 week high of $76.94 and 60.56% above its 12-month low of $48.17. The shares are up by over 18.96% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 58.47 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Analog Devices, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a portfolio of solutions that leverage analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing technology, including integrated circuits (ICs), algorithms, software, and subsystems. It offers data converter products, which translate real-world analog signals into digital data, as well as translates digital data into analog signals; high-performance amplifiers to condition analog signals; and radio frequency ICs to support cellular infrastructure. The company also provides MEMS technology solutions, including accelerometers used to sense acceleration, gyroscopes to sense rotation, and inertial measurement units to sense multiple degrees of freedom. In addition, it offers isolators for various applications, such as universal serial bus isolation in patient monitors; and smart metering and satellite applications. Further, the company provides power management and reference products; and digital signal processing products for high-speed numeric calculations. Its products are used in electronic equipment, including industrial process control systems, medical imaging equipment, factory automation systems, patient monitoring devices, instrumentation and measurement systems, wireless infrastructure equipment, energy management systems, networking equipment, aerospace and defense electronics, optical systems, automobiles, and portable electronic devices. The company serves clients in industrial, automotive, consumer, and communications markets through a direct sales force, third-party distributors, and independent sales representatives in the United States, rest of North/South America, Europe, Japan, China, and rest of Asia, as well as through its Website. It has a collaboration with TriLumina Corp. to provide illuminator modules for automotive flash LiDAR systems. Analog Devices, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts.

Spectra Energy Corp (SE) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 2.04% or $0.84 to close the day at $42.1 on light trading volume of 2.47M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.39M. The Houston Texas 77056 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas pipelines group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 55.48%, compared to the industry which has advanced 56.98% over the same period. With RSI of 51.87, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $41.8, making it a hold for now.

Spectra Energy Corp owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets in North America. It operates through four segments: Spectra Energy Partners, Distribution, Western Canada Transmission & Processing, and Field Services. The Spectra Energy Partners segment engages in the transmission, storage, and gathering of natural gas, as well as transportation and storage of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs) for customers in various regions of the United States and Canada. Its natural gas pipeline systems consist of approximately 21,000 miles of transmission pipelines; and storage capacity comprises 300 billion cubic feet (Bcf). The Distribution segment offers natural gas storage, transmission, and distribution services for residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Canada. It has approximately 40,000 miles of main and service pipelines; storage capacity of approximately 163 Bcf; and transmission system of approximately 3,000 miles of high-pressure pipeline and mainline compressor stations. The Western Canada Transmission & Processing segment provides natural gas transmission, and gas gathering and processing services; and services to natural gas producers to remove impurities from the raw gas stream, including water, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, and other substances. It also extracts, fractionates, transports, stores, and markets NGLs for western Canadian producers and NGL customers. It serves local distribution companies, end-use industrial and commercial customers, marketers, and exploration and production companies. The Field Services segment gathers, compresses, treats, processes, transports, stores, and sells natural gas; produces, fractionates, transports, stores, and sells NGLs; recovers and sells condensate; and trades in and markets natural gas and NGLs. It owns or operates approximately 67,000 miles of gathering and transmission pipeline. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) dropped $-0.91 to close the day at a new closing price of $74.44, a -1.21% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 19.46% above its 52 week low of $62.7. A total of 2.42M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.94M. The stock, which fluctuated between $73.79 and $75.2 during the day, currently situated -13.73% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -0.05% in the past one month and up by 11.98% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $80.33 and RSI of 52.53, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Cardinal Health, Inc. operates as a healthcare services and products company worldwide. The company’s Pharmaceutical segment distributes branded and generic pharmaceutical, over-the-counter healthcare, specialty pharmaceutical, and consumer products to retailers, hospitals, and other healthcare providers. It offers distribution, inventory management, data reporting, new product launch support, and contract pricing and chargeback administration services to pharmaceutical manufacturers; pharmacy and medication therapy management, and patient outcomes services to hospitals, other healthcare providers, and payers; consulting, patient support, and other services to pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare providers. This segment also operates nuclear pharmacies and cyclotron facilities that manufacture, prepare, and deliver radiopharmaceuticals, as well as operates direct-to-patient specialty pharmacies; offers logistics, marketing, and other services; and repackages generic pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter healthcare products. The company’s Medical segment distributes a range of medical, surgical, and laboratory products and services to hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories, and other healthcare providers, as well as to patients in the home. This segment also develops, manufactures, and sources medical and surgical products comprising surgical drapes, and gowns and apparel; exam and surgical gloves; fluid suction and collection systems; cardiovascular and endovascular products; and wound care and orthopedic products, as well as assembles and offers sterile and non-sterile procedure kits. In addition, it offers supply chain services, including spend, distribution, and inventory management services to healthcare providers; and post-acute care management, and transition services and software to hospitals, other healthcare providers, and payers. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ohio.

 

Momentum Stocks: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI), Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI), Spectra Energy Corp (SE)

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) grew with the stock adding 1.64% or $0.36 to close at $22.34 on active trading volume of 9.15M compared its three months average trading volume of 13.46M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 50.74% up for the period and up by 8.48% so far this year. With price target of $25.33 and a 72.68% rebound from 52-week low, Kinder Morgan, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas facilities. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 for use in enhanced oil recovery projects; and owns interests in oil-producing fields, gas processing plants, and crude oil pipelines in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. The Terminals segment owns and operates liquids and bulk terminals that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, and condensate, as well as bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, cement, alumina, salt, and other bulk chemicals; and owns and operates tankers. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment owns and operates Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada to marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington; and jet fuel aviation turbine fuel pipeline that serves the Vancouver (Canada) International Airport. The Other segment includes various physical natural gas contracts with power plants. Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns interests in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company was formerly known as Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC and changed its name to Kinder Morgan, Inc. in February 2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI) had a active trading with around 3.07M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.69M. The stock traded between $86.84 and $87.86 before closing at the price of $87.83 with 1.23% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77057 based company is currently trading 14.34% above its 52 week low of $79.38 and -12.81% below its 52 week high of $102.82. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $101.47 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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.

Spectra Energy Corp (SE) saw its value increase by 0.22% as the stock gained $0.09 to finish the day at a closing price of $41.65. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $26.41-$44 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $41.39 to $41.84 during the day, are down by -0.26% in the past three months and up by 19.01% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.17% below its 20 day moving average and 0.17% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $41.8 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 47.52.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Spectra Energy Corp owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets in North America. It operates through four segments: Spectra Energy Partners, Distribution, Western Canada Transmission & Processing, and Field Services. The Spectra Energy Partners segment engages in the transmission, storage, and gathering of natural gas, as well as transportation and storage of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs) for customers in various regions of the United States and Canada. Its natural gas pipeline systems consist of approximately 21,000 miles of transmission pipelines; and storage capacity comprises 300 billion cubic feet (Bcf). The Distribution segment offers natural gas storage, transmission, and distribution services for residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Canada. It has approximately 40,000 miles of main and service pipelines; storage capacity of approximately 163 Bcf; and transmission system of approximately 3,000 miles of high-pressure pipeline and mainline compressor stations. The Western Canada Transmission & Processing segment provides natural gas transmission, and gas gathering and processing services; and services to natural gas producers to remove impurities from the raw gas stream, including water, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, and other substances. It also extracts, fractionates, transports, stores, and markets NGLs for western Canadian producers and NGL customers. It serves local distribution companies, end-use industrial and commercial customers, marketers, and exploration and production companies. The Field Services segment gathers, compresses, treats, processes, transports, stores, and sells natural gas; produces, fractionates, transports, stores, and sells NGLs; recovers and sells condensate; and trades in and markets natural gas and NGLs. It owns or operates approximately 67,000 miles of gathering and transmission pipeline. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (MXIM), NIKE, Inc. (NKE), Spectra Energy Corp (SE)

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (MXIM) climbed 6.53% during last trading as the stock added $2.74 to finish the day at $44.71 with about 7.46M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.92M. The $12.67B market cap company, which fluctuated between $44.25 and $45.27 during the day, currently situated 52.6% above its 52 week low of $30.31 and 4.83% away from its one year high of $45.27. The RSI of 74.69 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets various linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits in the United States, China, other countries in Asia, Europe, and internationally. It also provides a range of high-frequency process technologies and capabilities for use in custom designs. The company serves automotive, communications and data center, computing, consumer, and industrial markets. It markets its products through a direct-sales and applications organization, as well as through its own and other unaffiliated distribution channels. Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

NIKE, Inc. (NKE) dropped $-0.46 to close the day at a new closing price of $53.19, a -0.86% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 8.92% above its 52 week low of $49.01. A total of 7.32M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 8.96M. The stock, which fluctuated between $53.03 and $54.08 during the day, currently situated -17.96% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 3.7% in the past one month and up by 2.72% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $61.81 and RSI of 54.62, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

NIKE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, and sells athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories worldwide. It offers products in nine categories, including running, NIKE basketball, the Jordan brand, football, men’s training, women’s training, action sports, sportswear, and golf. The company also markets products designed for kids, as well as for other athletic and recreational uses, such as cricket, lacrosse, tennis, volleyball, wrestling, walking, and outdoor activities. In addition, it sells sports apparel; and markets apparel with licensed college and professional team and league logos. Further, the company sells a line of performance equipment, including bags, socks, sport balls, eyewear, timepieces, digital devices, bats, gloves, protective equipment, golf clubs, and other equipment under the NIKE brand name for sports activities; various plastic products to other manufacturers; athletic and casual footwear, apparel, and accessories under the Jumpman trademark; action sports and youth lifestyle apparel and accessories under the Hurley trademark; and casual sneakers, apparel, and accessories under the Converse, Chuck Taylor, All Star, One Star, Star Chevron, and Jack Purcell trademarks. Additionally, it licenses agreements that permit unaffiliated parties to manufacture and sell apparel, digital devices, and applications and other equipment for sports activities under NIKE-owned trademarks. The company sells its products to footwear stores, sporting goods stores, athletic specialty stores, department stores, skate, tennis and golf shops, and other retail accounts through NIKE-owned retail stores and Internet Websites (direct to consumer operations), as well as independent distributors and licensees. The company was formerly known as Blue Ribbon Sports, Inc. and changed its name to NIKE, Inc. in 1971. NIKE, Inc. was founded in 1964 and is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon.

Spectra Energy Corp (SE) had a active trading with around 7.06M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.33M. The stock traded between $41.85 and $43.37 before closing at the price of $42 with -3.34% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77056 based company is currently trading 71.2% above its 52 week low of $26.11 and -3.65% below its 52 week high of $44. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 49.06 and $41.8 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Spectra Energy Corp owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets in North America. It operates through four segments: Spectra Energy Partners, Distribution, Western Canada Transmission & Processing, and Field Services. The Spectra Energy Partners segment engages in the transmission, storage, and gathering of natural gas, as well as transportation and storage of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs) for customers in various regions of the United States and Canada. Its natural gas pipeline systems consist of approximately 21,000 miles of transmission pipelines; and storage capacity comprises 300 billion cubic feet (Bcf). The Distribution segment offers natural gas storage, transmission, and distribution services for residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Canada. It has approximately 40,000 miles of main and service pipelines; storage capacity of approximately 163 Bcf; and transmission system of approximately 3,000 miles of high-pressure pipeline and mainline compressor stations. The Western Canada Transmission & Processing segment provides natural gas transmission, and gas gathering and processing services; and services to natural gas producers to remove impurities from the raw gas stream, including water, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, and other substances. It also extracts, fractionates, transports, stores, and markets NGLs for western Canadian producers and NGL customers. It serves local distribution companies, end-use industrial and commercial customers, marketers, and exploration and production companies. The Field Services segment gathers, compresses, treats, processes, transports, stores, and sells natural gas; produces, fractionates, transports, stores, and sells NGLs; recovers and sells condensate; and trades in and markets natural gas and NGLs. It owns or operates approximately 67,000 miles of gathering and transmission pipeline. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX), Spectra Energy Corp (SE), Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR)

The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.13% or $0.84 to close the day at $75.43 on light trading volume of 3.31M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.4M. The Framingham Massachusetts 01701 based company has been outperforming the department stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 9.67%, compared to the industry which has dropped -1.21% over the same period. With RSI of 43.73, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $84.44, making it a hold for now.

The TJX Companies, Inc. operates as an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Marmaxx, HomeGoods, TJX Canada, and TJX International. The company sells family apparel, including footwear and accessories; home fashions, such as home basics, accent furniture, lamps, rugs, wall décor, decorative accessories, and giftware; seasonal items; jewelry; and other merchandise. It operates stores under the T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Winners, HomeSense, T.K. Maxx, and Sierra Trading Post names, as well as operates e-commerce sites tjmaxx.com, tkmaxx.com, and sierratradingpost.com. As of July 30, 2016, the company operated a total of 3,675 stores in nine countries, which included the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands, and Australia, as well as through three e-commerce sites. The TJX Companies, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Spectra Energy Corp (SE) climbed 1.29% during last trading as the stock added $0.55 to finish the day at $43.31 with about 3.31M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.32M. The $30.36B market cap company, which fluctuated between $42.76 and $43.51 during the day, currently situated 76.54% above its 52 week low of $26.11 and -0.6% away from its one year high of $44. The RSI of 61.36 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Spectra Energy Corp owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets in North America. It operates through four segments: Spectra Energy Partners, Distribution, Western Canada Transmission & Processing, and Field Services. The Spectra Energy Partners segment engages in the transmission, storage, and gathering of natural gas, as well as transportation and storage of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs) for customers in various regions of the United States and Canada. Its natural gas pipeline systems consist of approximately 21,000 miles of transmission pipelines; and storage capacity comprises 300 billion cubic feet (Bcf). The Distribution segment offers natural gas storage, transmission, and distribution services for residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Canada. It has approximately 40,000 miles of main and service pipelines; storage capacity of approximately 163 Bcf; and transmission system of approximately 3,000 miles of high-pressure pipeline and mainline compressor stations. The Western Canada Transmission & Processing segment provides natural gas transmission, and gas gathering and processing services; and services to natural gas producers to remove impurities from the raw gas stream, including water, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, and other substances. It also extracts, fractionates, transports, stores, and markets NGLs for western Canadian producers and NGL customers. It serves local distribution companies, end-use industrial and commercial customers, marketers, and exploration and production companies. The Field Services segment gathers, compresses, treats, processes, transports, stores, and sells natural gas; produces, fractionates, transports, stores, and sells NGLs; recovers and sells condensate; and trades in and markets natural gas and NGLs. It owns or operates approximately 67,000 miles of gathering and transmission pipeline. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) saw its value increase by 1.08% as the stock gained $0.3 to finish the day at a closing price of $28.14. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $21.18-$29.21 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $27.91 to $28.34 during the day, are up by 19.39% in the past three months and up by 17.13% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.03% above its 20 day moving average and 2.14% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $28.56 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 56.1. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops, and sells network products and services worldwide. It offers various routing products, including ACX series universal access routers to deploy new high-bandwidth services; MX series Ethernet routers that functions as a universal edge platform; M series edge routers; PTX series packet transport routers; T series routers; and NorthStar controllers. The company also provides various switching products comprising EX series Ethernet switches to address the access, aggregation, and core layer switching requirements of micro branch, branch office, and campus and data center environments; QFX series of core, spine, and top-of-rack data center switches; and OCX1100, an open networking switch. In addition, it offers security products, such as SRX series services gateways for the data centers; Branch SRX family that includes SRX300 Series and SRX1500, which provides integrated firewall capabilities; vSRX Virtual Firewall that delivers various features of physical firewalls; Spotlight Secure Threat Intelligence Platform, a threat intelligence platform that aggregates threat feeds from various sources; and Sky Advanced Threat Prevention, a cloud-based service for static and dynamic analysis. Further, the company offers Junos OS, a network operating system; Junos Space, a network management platform for creating network management applications that include network director, services activation director, security director, edge services director, service now, and service insight; and Contrail networking and cloud platform solutions. Additionally, it provides technical support and professional services, as well as education and training programs. The company sells its products through direct sales, distributors, value-added resellers, and original equipment manufacturer partners to end-users in the service provider and enterprise markets. Juniper Networks, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL), Spectra Energy Corp (SE)

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) saw its value decrease by -1.02% as the stock dropped $-1.2 to finish the day at a closing price of $116.84. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $102.73-$123.09 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $116.16 to $119.15 during the day, are up by 8.46% in the past three months and up by 0.62% over the past six months. It is currently trading -2.09% below its 20 day moving average and 0% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $121.25 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 42.8.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

The Travelers Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of commercial and personal property, and casualty insurance products and services to businesses, government units, associations, and individuals in the United states and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Business and International Insurance; Bond & Specialty Insurance; and Personal Insurance. The Business and International Insurance segment offers property and casualty products, including commercial multi-peril, commercial property, general liability, commercial automobile, and workers’ compensation; and personal property, employers’ liability, public and product liability, professional indemnity, commercial property, surety, marine, aviation, personal accident, and kidnap and ransom insurance. This segment operates through select accounts, which serve small businesses; commercial accounts that serve mid-sized businesses; national accounts, which serve large companies; first party that provides traditional and customized property insurance programs to large and mid-sized customers; and specialized distribution, which markets and underwrites its products through brokers, wholesale agents, program managers, and specialized retail agents. The Bond & Specialty Insurance segment provides fidelity and surety, general liability, and others, such as property, workers’ compensation, commercial automobile, and commercial multi-peril insurance products. The Personal Insurance segment offers property and casualty insurance covering personal risks, primarily automobile and homeowners insurance to individuals. The company distributes its products primarily through independent agencies and brokers. The Travelers Companies, Inc. was founded in 1853 and is based in New York, New York.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) shares were up in last trading by 1.26% to $86.03. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.22% over the past week and grew 0.96% in the past month. It is currently trading 3.24% above its 50 day moving average and 14.67% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.86% decrease in value from its one year high of $86.84. The RSI indicator value of 57.91, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

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

Spectra Energy Corp (SE) traded within a range of $41.73 to $42.83 after opening the day at $41.78. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 4.06% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.74% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $42.76 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -1.86% below its 52 week high of $44 and 74.29% above its 12-month low of $25.74. The shares are up by over 1.22% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 57.47 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Spectra Energy Corp owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets in North America. It operates through four segments: Spectra Energy Partners, Distribution, Western Canada Transmission & Processing, and Field Services. The Spectra Energy Partners segment engages in the transmission, storage, and gathering of natural gas, as well as transportation and storage of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs) for customers in various regions of the United States and Canada. Its natural gas pipeline systems consist of approximately 21,000 miles of transmission pipelines; and storage capacity comprises 300 billion cubic feet (Bcf). The Distribution segment offers natural gas storage, transmission, and distribution services for residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Canada. It has approximately 40,000 miles of main and service pipelines; storage capacity of approximately 163 Bcf; and transmission system of approximately 3,000 miles of high-pressure pipeline and mainline compressor stations. The Western Canada Transmission & Processing segment provides natural gas transmission, and gas gathering and processing services; and services to natural gas producers to remove impurities from the raw gas stream, including water, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, and other substances. It also extracts, fractionates, transports, stores, and markets NGLs for western Canadian producers and NGL customers. It serves local distribution companies, end-use industrial and commercial customers, marketers, and exploration and production companies. The Field Services segment gathers, compresses, treats, processes, transports, stores, and sells natural gas; produces, fractionates, transports, stores, and sells NGLs; recovers and sells condensate; and trades in and markets natural gas and NGLs. It owns or operates approximately 67,000 miles of gathering and transmission pipeline. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS), Spectra Energy Corp (SE), Transgenomic, Inc. (TBIO)

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.35% or $0.28 to close the day at $80.07 on active trading volume of 2.76M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.81M. The Jacksonville Florida 32204 based company has been outperforming the information technology services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 36.66%, compared to the industry which has advanced 26.32% over the same period. With RSI of 64, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $89.4, making it a hold for now.

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc., a financial services technology company, offers a range of solutions in retail and enterprise banking, payments, capital markets, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, treasury, and insurance. It also provides financial consulting and outsourcing services. The company’s Integrated Financial Solutions segment offers various solutions, including core processing and ancillary applications; digital solutions, such as Internet, mobile, and e-banking; fraud, risk management, and compliance solutions; electronic funds transfer and network services; card solutions; item processing and output services; government payments solutions; e-payment solutions; and retail solutions to regional and community bank market in North America. Its Global Financial Solutions segment provides banking and payments solutions, and consulting and transformation services to financial institution worldwide, which include retail banking and payments services, securities processing and finance, asset management, global trading, corporate liquidity, insurance, wealth management, global commercial services, strategic consulting services, and public sector and education. The company delivers a range of information technology consulting, advisory, and transformational services to financial institutions under the Capco brand. Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

Spectra Energy Corp (SE) fell -0.83% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.35 to finish the day at $41.62 with about 2.76M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.34M. The $29.18B market cap company, which fluctuated between $41.61 and $41.99 during the day, currently situated 82.4% above its 52 week low of $25.74 and -4.48% away from its one year high of $44. The RSI of 47.07 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Spectra Energy Corp owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets in North America. It operates through four segments: Spectra Energy Partners, Distribution, Western Canada Transmission & Processing, and Field Services. The Spectra Energy Partners segment engages in the transmission, storage, and gathering of natural gas, as well as transportation and storage of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs) for customers in various regions of the United States and Canada. Its natural gas pipeline systems consist of approximately 21,000 miles of transmission pipelines; and storage capacity comprises 300 billion cubic feet (Bcf). The Distribution segment offers natural gas storage, transmission, and distribution services for residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Canada. It has approximately 40,000 miles of main and service pipelines; storage capacity of approximately 163 Bcf; and transmission system of approximately 3,000 miles of high-pressure pipeline and mainline compressor stations. The Western Canada Transmission & Processing segment provides natural gas transmission, and gas gathering and processing services; and services to natural gas producers to remove impurities from the raw gas stream, including water, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, and other substances. It also extracts, fractionates, transports, stores, and markets NGLs for western Canadian producers and NGL customers. It serves local distribution companies, end-use industrial and commercial customers, marketers, and exploration and production companies. The Field Services segment gathers, compresses, treats, processes, transports, stores, and sells natural gas; produces, fractionates, transports, stores, and sells NGLs; recovers and sells condensate; and trades in and markets natural gas and NGLs. It owns or operates approximately 67,000 miles of gathering and transmission pipeline. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Transgenomic, Inc. (TBIO) saw its value decrease by -14.65% as the stock dropped $-0.13 to finish the day at a closing price of $0.73. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $0.151-$1.59 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $0.7 to $0.849 during the day, are up by 266.08% in the past three months and up by 63.11% over the past six months. It is currently trading 63.14% above its 20 day moving average and 128.56% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $7 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 59.6. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Transgenomic, Inc., a biotechnology company, engages in advancing personalized medicine in the detection and treatment of cancer and inherited diseases through its proprietary molecular technologies, and clinical and research services primarily in the United States. The company provides genetic analytical laboratory services related to oncology and pharmacogenomics research services supporting Phase II and Phase III clinical trials conducted by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. It employs various genomic testing service technologies, including ICE COLD-PCR, a proprietary platform technology that enables detection of multiple known and unknown mutations from virtually any sample type, including tissue biopsies, blood, urine, saliva, cell-free DNA, and circulating tumor cells. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.